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Re: English Suspension

Post by Saltman » 04 Jun 2009 21:35

Jawohl Herr Oberst!!!

Tjaart, nou moet jy daai vrae se antwoorde in rooinek transvibreer ... Ek sal die naweek try as jy wil ...

Allso, Schnell Ja! I only vont to hear one klick Ja ...

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As jy mooi kyk sal jy sien EK was die ene wat gestem het vir engels in die tegniese skrywes! En toe is ek ge-outvote ne ... :offtopic:
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Re: Suspension

Post by Tjaart » 05 Jun 2009 06:42

Sorry guys.

My next post will be in English.

Anyone who is willing to translate my post, go for it. I'm strapped for time, since I'm building my rock sliders today :blonde: . I'll send some english photos once I'm done. Please forgive the Dutchman within.

OK nou is my engels klaar vir dag..... :think:

PD, does my post make any sense at all?
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Re: Suspension

Post by Vaatjie » 05 Jun 2009 09:59

Herbie
Kom wys jou muis met sy nuwe suspension. Jy moet ophou vrae vra en net die goed koop. OME of TJM's.
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Re: Suspension

Post by Tjaart » 05 Jun 2009 10:17

Nee nee

OME ONLY!!! :thumbup:
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Re: Suspension

Post by Herrie » 08 Jun 2009 08:17

I'm very happy with my OME!
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Re: Suspension

Post by Vaatjie » 08 Jun 2009 12:12

Hello Herbie
Ek het TJM's op en is ook gelukkig. Ek het die sagste vere en shocks op en sal op die TJM's nie swaarder gaan nie. Hulle is redelik styf as die voertuig leeg is. Sy gat sak ook nie uit as ek hom laai nie. Ek dink dat die TJM ook die langste waarborg het van die twee. Volgens my is OME en TJM dieselfde behalwe dat die TJM se shocks heelwat groter is, meer gas en dit sorg dat die shock koeler bly. Dit daargelaat. The price on the TJM's was also R800 cheaper than the OME at 4x4 MEGA world. I bought mine at LA Sport in M G Cape Town. The biggest consern will be to get a reputable fitment centre to fit the new bushes. This is a critical part of the performance of your vechile on the open road. The performance of the coil and shocks will not be felt wrong so easely as a badly installed bush. :mytwocents:
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Re: Suspension

Post by Joe Joubert » 08 Jun 2009 16:31

I have installed TJM ( medium ) last week . The difference in ride is major if compared to the
standard suspension . Better roadholding and a firm ride . Lift is +-50mm front and back .

TJM were cheaper than OME ( not much ) at LA Sport Gesina , Pta who also installed .

I am happy with my choice

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Re: Suspension

Post by Kagiso II » 18 Jun 2009 07:45

... and here i am merrily contemplating CAMIL shocks with couil over for O'sKar...
Now i learn O'sKar alreadt have OME wit 2" lift ... BUT the shocks were already repleced " at Nissan, by nissan ... en dis sluke wit gutters ???
Wat sit mans daar / What to fit now??
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Re: Suspension

Post by Gerrit Loubser » 18 Jun 2009 09:51

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Mac, it is clear from the picture of your car that it is lifted.

I am not a fan of the Camil coil-over shock system, because it changes the way that loads are introduced into the vehicle structure. The original suspension is designed so that the springs support the weight of the vehicle and the shocks damp the oscillations of the body relative to the axles, so the shock mounts are only subjected to the daming loads. The Camil system supports a portions of the vehicle's weight on the shock mounts, so these have to carry this additional load. This means that a part of the vehicle structure is used in a way that it was not designed for. This could lead to problems.

Now I am aware that the Camil system works well on many vehicles and has been tested on many vehicles and proven not to create durability issues, but has it been tested on a Patrol? I don't know, but somehow I doubt it. I have heard of shock mount failures on 60 Series land Cruiser with coil-over shocks (not Camil, though).

There are many options in terms of shocks for the Patrol; Ironman, OME and TJM XGS come to mind immediately, but I am sure there will be options from Rancho, Dobinsons, etc. too.

Me, I don't have the bucks to lift Imvubu right now, so I am trying to make my mind up in the mean time :wink: .
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Re: Suspension

Post by Arries » 20 Jun 2009 21:49

OME is koning.TjM ook.
Keuse is joune.
Mac jou tweetaligheid is very deliciuosly. :drinkingcheers:
Lees ek nou reg,is daai Rooierige Patrollie joue :gotpics:

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