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- 19 May 2018 12:23
- Forum: 14. Rims & Tyres
- Topic: TYRE WIDTH/TYPE VS FUEL CONSUMPTION
- Replies: 9
- Views: 815
Ok guys, here's an interesting one regarding all the hype about tyre width and HT / AT / MT's and their related fuel consumption. So ..... Wider uses more fuel - correct?? AND MT's use more than AT's, which in turn use more than HT's - this is a fact .... right?? Ok, here's what I have found out on ...
- 21 Mar 2018 17:03
- Forum: 41. Equipment Wanted
- Topic: 2010 17" GRX RIMS WANTED
- Replies: 12
- Views: 1546
Ok, so, if I can machine my current rims to fit the Patrol hubs better, then no need to replace them - or if anyone can help out with the correct spacers to overcome the problem then I will be really grateful as my rims really do look cool and I would prefer to keep them! I remember a thread some ti...
- 10 Mar 2018 17:25
- Forum: 12. Suspension, Steering & Brakes
- Topic: Steering shudder on braking
- Replies: 67
- Views: 5625
Hi Clem, I have picked up a similar thing - a shudder on the steering wheel, but only noticeable on those long downhills on the Cape's mountain passes. I don't pick anything up with normal everyday driving, hard, short braking etc. As soon as i'm on a long downhill and have to brake the steering sta...
My radiator cap failure started exactly like that - we pushed the vehicle in the sand, but temp gauge remained normal. When I switched off, I heard a boiling sound which was in fact water / air blowing back through the cap into the plastic reservoir. While driving normally over the next two weeks, I...
- 08 Jan 2018 21:49
- Forum: 15. Other Patrol Stuff
- Topic: Help required near Beaufort West
- Replies: 27
- Views: 2508
Hey Dave, that wheel jack bar makes so much sense and will definately result in minimum use of bad language! Cedric my biggest issue with these tyres from the day I bought the car, has been wheel balancing it's bad from around 80km to about 110km/h, but when getting to the 120 mark I have managed to...