My guilty secret

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Re: My guilty secret

Post by Michael » 16 Nov 2015 08:54

Ek hoop ons eindig op met hierdie tipe flex :biggrin:
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Re: My guilty secret

Post by offroadbiker » 17 Nov 2015 07:27

Peter - jy moet begin "develop" boet - die manne soek nou serious flex :blonde:
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Re: My guilty secret

Post by offroadbiker » 17 Nov 2015 07:29

martyn wrote:Peter. I volunteer my Patrol as a test vehicle. Except I haven't driven her for so long she tries to kick me when I walk past her.
I wonder if martyn knows how far back in the qui he is QQQ
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Re: My guilty secret

Post by BertJan » 04 Feb 2016 19:53

This is incredible! Please put me in the queue for this mod too. This would take the GQ shorty to a next level.

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Re: My guilty secret

Post by hugejp » 04 Feb 2016 22:29

Queue?

For these things okes will be swinging handbags to get paws on parts!

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I'm sure it'll be worth the wait.

I'm in for sure...
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Re: My guilty secret

Post by JoshJ » 11 Feb 2016 22:40

Peter Connan wrote:While at Hennops on Saturday I did some measuring. We parked the Patrols we had on the same axle twister, all with a wheel in the air (thus maximum un-assisted flex), and then I measured the distance between the front shock mounts on both sides. Unfortunately, there wasn't a single completely un-modified vehicle in the group, but the results were interesting. I have interpolated these results to determine flax at the track width, and the results are as follows:

Tinus (4.8 with standard bushes, anti-sway bar and OME shocks): 134mm
Michael (4.2D GU with poly bushes, no anti-sway bar and OME shocks): 151mm
Dirk (4.2D GQ with TJM 90mm lift, standard bushes and extended sway bar): 251mm
Me (petrol GQ with standard bushes, OME shocks, no sway bar): 285mm

What was quite interesting was that all except Dirk had very similar shock extended lengths (530-550mm) on the stretched side (Dirk had 610mm), while all the cars except mine had very similar measurements on the compressed side (440-460mm), while mine compressed a lot more, almost going coil-bound (380mm).

On the other hand, there were no obstacles that I couldn't do before that I can do now, probably because there are no obstacles at Hennops that I couldn't do before.

But I did notice that on the two most serious obstacles, where I used to need just a little bit of momentum, I could now accomplish at slowest possible speed, and without diff lock (I used that only once, trying a new line that I have never tried before) There was definitely more traction up the steep rocky climb by-passing the water hole, which is usually the only place my car has to work for it's jam at Hennops.

On the downside, I will have to re-design my lockout mechanism...

Peter,
If the Tinus with the 4.8 is mr. Lotz. Dan wil ek net noem dat hy n 3 "inch" Ironman suspension/shocks het. En nie OME shocks nie. :salute:
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Re: My guilty secret

Post by Tinus lotz » 12 Feb 2016 07:07

Well spotted there dude
..... :salute:

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Re: My guilty secret

Post by Alex Roux » 12 Feb 2016 08:09

Tinus

Het jy caster correction vir 3" lift gehad?
Skilpad & Shortie

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Re: My guilty secret

Post by Tinus lotz » 12 Feb 2016 09:04

Jip after market bushes :thumbup:

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Re: My guilty secret

Post by Michael » 12 Feb 2016 10:38

Ek is confused :think: :think:

So hoe het Tinus minder flex as ek? Hy n 3" lift waar ek n 2" lift het.

Is dit Ironman wat se 3" shocks minder travil het as OME se 2" shocks?
Of het Tinus n 2" lift in en gedink hy het n 3"? :surprised:
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