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  1. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Howdy fellas, putting a 3” lift in my shorty and am aware that I will have to put some spacers in for my gearbox and crossmember. Will I also have to add drop boxes for the lower control arms for a 3”? Or can I get away with just the spacers. Also will I need an adjustable panhard for the just...
  2. Suspension and Steering
    Hey all, Looking to raise my GQ shorty. I have 50mm coil spacers and looking to order either 2" or 3" springs on top of that. Just wondering what other components i'd need for either the 2" or 3" lifts (panhard rods, brake lines, trans spacers etc etc etc) I've tried looking around forums etc...
  3. General Patrol Discussion
    hey everyone, my mate has got a shorty gq with a 5 inch lift and this thing keeps blowin the double carden joint, gear box has been lowered since day dot and not sure where to go from here? any help or expirence on the matter will be greatly appreciated. thank you James
  4. Members Rides, Build Thread Forum
    Its been a long slow build bits and peices along the way, but i figure its a good idea to show off a few pics of all the work. When i bought it it was as follows: 93 GQ swb DX TD42 2 inch lift (sagged) Very very clean inside and out 33" bf goodrich tyres Here are some pics of when i got it...
  5. Buying a Nissan Patrol
    Hi guys, recent member and first time posting, awesome site though. I'm very interested in getting myself a SWB patrol any model from 1983-1990 depending on price and what I'm able to find. I'm only on my Red P-plates in QLD. But I love SWB patrols. I want something that'll be able go off-road...
  6. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hey guys, had my gq shorty turbO intercooled for a while now and just the other dAy i noticed it gettin a bit warmer than usual, but then i glanced to find my egts were way off the mark. Usually they hover around the 350 mark when cruisin at 100 but they were sitting at 200-250. After noticing...
  7. Members Rides, Build Thread Forum
    Gday guys time has come to put up my long term weekend toy, bought it as a 1 owner clean as 93 shorty bog stock. Now it has: DTS turbo kit Custom Water/Air intercooler off subaru GU zd30 airbox 4" coils high pinion diff conversion Raw shockies (soon to be changed) dual batts Ex army under...
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