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  1. Suspension, Steering and Brakes
    Gday fellas Just wondering if anyone would be able to confirm what my lift is sitting at nowadays, I bought 3” Flexi coils a year ago and they have sagged and terrible for touring as they don’t have a good weight rating, wanting to upgrade to either 3-4” load rated kit, just wondering what size...
  2. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    As the title says I’m doing a lift on my gq but with constant 2 inch springs has anyone done similar cause I’ve got some questions. Firstly will I need new lower and upper control arms cause I might be going up too high, I think I might but not entirely sure because it might become a 3 inch...
  3. Suspension, Steering and Brakes
    Is there any chance of getting 35s and a 6" lift engineered I WA? Anyone gotten 6 inch or above engineered? If anyone could point me in the right direction for who/where to get the GQ engineered it'd be greatly appreciated.
  4. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    hey, I have a 1997 GQ patrol and it's got an old saggy 2" lift kit in it, I have a few questions relating to possible choices I could make regarding lift kits. I'm reasonably new to lifts and suspension geometry, etc. so just coming here for advice, let me know if any of these questions are dumb...
  5. Nissan Y62 Patrol, Armada & Infiniti QX80
    Any owners here that installed ontrack lift? I want to know how it is after long term and if it is any good?
  6. Suspension, Steering and Brakes
    can anyone tell me what inch lift this is cheers
  7. Suspension, Steering and Brakes
    Hey guys, I'm currently running 2 inch lift and looking to go to 3. Ive got the springs and shocks, Ive already got brake lines but I've read a lot about all the other things you need to do to correct it eg ( panhards, sway bar links ect.) but can I get away with not having them? Will it cause...
  8. 3 Litre ZD30 DI Engine
    Hey All, I recently thought about replacing the shocks and springs on my patrol. I’m currently running 2” lift. I thought about replacing them but then I figured why not get 3” lift or 4” but I see once you pass 2” lift there’s extra cost and parts involved. 4" LIFT KIT DOBINSONS SPRINGS &...
  9. Suspension, Steering and Brakes
    Do I need caster correction for a 3" lift in a gu patrol wagon
  10. Suspension, Steering and Brakes
    New to the whole forby game, just brought a patrol looking to put some lift in it, I’m set on doing 3 inch lift but unsure on what shocks to get, I’m buying superior suspension and when reading about the shocks it say 3inch shocks with 11.5inch travel. Would it be better to say buy 7inch shocks...
  11. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hello everyone, hop everyone had a safe and enjoyable long weekend! I hear a lot about getting 2" lift kits as apposed to 3-5" lift kits because it's more comfortable on the black stuff but what I really want to know is how much the smaller lifts' compromise off-road performance? I'm leaning...
  12. Suspension, Steering and Brakes
    Hey guys I'm wanting to lift my 88 gq thinking 2" over 3" just cause it's cheaper and requires less work. Alot of the kits I see online are for lwb models. And wondering what the key difference it would have if I installed one on mine. Only thing I can think of would be that they might be a bit...
  13. Suspension, Steering and Brakes
    Hi guys, I´m looking forward to upgrade my suspension setup on my 1999 Y61 Patrol 4.5L. It is my daily driver, but I also take it offroad every month. Once I upgrade the suspension I will put a steel bullbar, winch and I am also considering a rear bar with tire carrier. Now I just have a steel...
  14. Suspension, Steering and Brakes
    Hi everyone, new to this forum i hope i am posting in the right place... Just got a 93' Nissan Patrol GQ and i want to get a lift kit, shockies, springs, steering dampener and castor bushes. But i have no idea what to get, i'm Perth WA and I've received a few tips but not entirely sure... I...
  15. New Members, Please Introduce Yourself Here
    Hi I'm luke and I'm from a town in wa called Carnamah I just bought a 2005 4.2 patrol ute a few months back fully stock standard at the moment will be looking at a exhaust, snorkel, lift and tyres to start. While I'm on the subject does anyone have any recommendations in tyre size and lift size...
  16. 3 Litre ZD30 DI Engine
    G'day, I have just installed a brand new 3" king springs and shocks lift kit in my patrol. I installed the shocks and springs myself but I took it to the mechanic to do the front panhard arm and the castor correction bushings in. I have just been to get my wheels aligned and the bloke said I...
  17. Suspension, Steering and Brakes
    Hi all very new to this site and still working it out but any help would be greatly appreciated I have just purchased a GU 4.8 wagon love it to bits is fairly well stock standard at the moment with only a false floor in the boot roof racks and the standard alloy bar and steps I have been...
  18. Suspension, Steering and Brakes
    Hello people First post :) Been following this forum for some time now and have finally found something I need advice on. I've searched thread and couldn't really find anything matching my issues but have found similar things - I'll strt from the top. Bought my 98 patrol 6 months ago. Bits...
  19. Suspension, Steering and Brakes
    Hello everyone and thanks for reading my post, to start with I am a sparkie not a mechanic so that explains the question above..maybe. I have just ordered a safari snorkel, 2inch lift kit with air bags and a 3inch exhaust and would love to find a site or references on how to do. I am reasonably...
  20. Nissan Y62 Patrol, Armada & Infiniti QX80
    Hello everyone! I've had my Y62 for 10 months now and I feel that it just doesn't have enough ground clearance for me.... I am looking to lifting it about 2" and fitting it with 33" AT tires on either the factory 18" wheels or getting some 17" steel wheels. If someone could help me by...
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