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Postby EdwardWT » 05 Aug 2016 22:02

Hi guys,
Is there anyone who can give me some info on the standard diff ratios used on the different Patrols? Does anyone know the ratios for the 4500 and 4800 and the GQs especially the 4.2 petrol?

Thanks in advance
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Re: Diff ratios

Postby hugejp » 05 Aug 2016 23:03

Hope this helps...
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Re: Diff ratios

Postby Michael » 06 Aug 2016 20:11

Thats an interesting post JP :thumbup:
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Re: Diff ratios

Postby hugejp » 07 Aug 2016 17:30

:thumbup:

Got this from Graham (G-tech) a while ago.
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Re: Diff ratios

Postby davidvdm » 08 Aug 2016 08:30

Out of Interest, I purchased a 80-83 MQ Patrol bakkie (Safari) for my SFA conversion. It came with a C200 front and H260 Right drop rear end. They run 4.88 ratio.

I was very surprised, as this is the original Hardbody ratio, and I was worried sick that I would have to do a ratio change, but got lucky to get the same off the Patrol.
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Re: Diff ratios

Postby Wilkie » 12 Oct 2016 22:01

davidvdm wrote:Out of Interest, I purchased a 80-83 MQ Patrol bakkie (Safari) for my SFA conversion. It came with a C200 front and H260 Right drop rear end. They run 4.88 ratio.

I was very surprised, as this is the original Hardbody ratio, and I was worried sick that I would have to do a ratio change, but got lucky to get the same off the Patrol.


Hi David..are you saying that the Nissan hardbody 4.88 ratio crown wheel and pinion will fit onto a patrol...??
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Re: Diff ratios

Postby Wilkie » 27 Oct 2016 15:21

Anyone done an diff ratio upgrade from 4.1-1 to 4.375-1..
and will that compensate for a bigger size tyre or should one rather go to a 4.6-1
any input..... :think: :think: :think:
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Re: Diff ratios

Postby Alex Roux » 27 Oct 2016 17:00

Hi Errol

Gesels met Charles Duckitt in die Kaap (Oh, eight, three, 708, five, double Oh 3).

Hy het al bietjie rondgespeel hiermee.

Hy is van die opinie dat 1:4.375 op sy 4.8 sal hom 37" bande kan laat ry.
Hy reken ook 1:4.1 is stadig genoeg vir 35"
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Re: Diff ratios

Postby Wilkie » 27 Oct 2016 19:55

Dankie Alex
Ek is besig met idees om my 4.5 bietjie meer omf te kan gee maar moet ook somme maak( moelas)
As ek boot gaan sleep met groot wiele gaan ek jozini in low range moet vat :helpsign: :helpsign: :helpsign:
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Re: Diff ratios

Postby Michael » 27 Oct 2016 20:49

Wilkie wrote:Dankie Alex
Ek is besig met idees om my 4.5 bietjie meer omf te kan gee maar moet ook somme maak( moelas)
As ek boot gaan sleep met groot wiele gaan ek jozini in low range moet vat :helpsign: :helpsign: :helpsign:

Ha ha Errol, ja daai groot tyres het maar sy tol op krag.
Ek neem aan as jy ratios verander gaan jy voor ook moet doen?
Kan jy nie bietjie meer krag maak op die engine nie?
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