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by Peter Connan
04 Aug 2018 06:58
Forum: 33. Happy Birthday!!!
Topic: Happy birthday EFH
Replies: 4
Views: 84

Happy birthday EFH

:birthday: :woo:
by Peter Connan
03 Aug 2018 04:55
Forum: 33. Happy Birthday!!!
Topic: Happy birthday DanieG, Vastrap
Replies: 10
Views: 138

Happy birthday DanieG, Vastrap

:birthday: Gentlemen
by Peter Connan
02 Aug 2018 16:48
Forum: 14. Rims & Tyres
Topic: Narrow or wide
Replies: 15
Views: 504

Re: Narrow or wide

Friction is NOT the same as traction.

And tread pattern etc. is much more of a factor in noise than width is.

But, unlike me, you have power and weight. I only have weight.
by Peter Connan
02 Aug 2018 16:40
Forum: 14. Rims & Tyres
Topic: 16" rims - tallest tyre available.
Replies: 3
Views: 148

Re: 16" rims - tallest tyre available.

Doubt you'll get much taller than that?
by Peter Connan
02 Aug 2018 05:11
Forum: 14. Rims & Tyres
Topic: Narrow or wide
Replies: 15
Views: 504

Re: Narrow or wide

. This looks like quad bike information? The rules are different for them, because there is not enough weight to crush the sidewalls. Anyway, if 10psi is high pressure, then 6psi is NOT low pressure. On sand, you want to drop down to 0.4-0.6 bar, from 2.3-2.8 bar which is our "high pressure". One t...
by Peter Connan
01 Aug 2018 17:44
Forum: 08. Your Patrol
Topic: The Story of My TD42 Build
Replies: 17
Views: 606

Re: The Story of My TD42 Build

Lekker man, lekker!
by Peter Connan
01 Aug 2018 17:36
Forum: 14. Rims & Tyres
Topic: Narrow or wide
Replies: 15
Views: 504

Re: Narrow or wide

I bought my car with 31x10.5's (265). I then replaced them with 33x12.5's (315) I replaced those with 32x11.5's (285) I replaced those with 255x85R16's On this last set, I have been through Botswana (lots of mud and fairly soft sand), but have not done any serious rock crawling yet. But for sand and...
by Peter Connan
30 Jul 2018 17:02
Forum: 28. Introduce Yourself
Topic: Newbie - Nissan SA
Replies: 20
Views: 753

Re: Newbie - Nissan SA

Welkom meneer!
by Peter Connan
26 Jul 2018 05:25
Forum: 12. Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Topic: New Bilstein Suspension by Mikem
Replies: 16
Views: 635

Re: New Bilstein Suspension by Mikem

Just some general info: 1) Shocks do not determine the ride height of a vehicle at all. 2) However, on the Patrol (and most similar vehicles) the do determine the "droop", or how far the wheel can reach downwards. 3) The "bump" or upper travel limit should be determined by the bump stops, but incorr...
by Peter Connan
25 Jul 2018 14:01
Forum: 09. Engines
Topic: Nissan Thermostat
Replies: 14
Views: 797

Re: Nissan Thermostat

Michael, this is a 4.5.

That engine doesn't have a bypass thermostat.

But your comment is definitely valid for the TB42 and TD42 engines!

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