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  1. Suspension, Steering and Brakes
    Hi everyone, I recently purchased a 1994 GQ TB42 efi duel fuel. I have been having an issue with occasional shakes in the steering which is worse when hitting a bump. I have done a complete front end overhaul and have discovered movement in the Pitarm. When the Pitarm is straight there is no...
  2. 3 Litre ZD30 DI Engine
    Hi all, First post for me, I've recently purchased a 2008 Y61 Ute, I bought it knowing it had the death wobbles at 80kms, after some research and diagnosis we found a few problems.. so result was to replace disk's, rotors and wheel bearing on the front. Also replaced the Panhard with an...
  3. Suspension, Steering and Brakes
    Hey guys, I’ve just replaced my panhard bushings because they were fairly worn out. I moved my diff over 10mm while I had it out but now my steering wheel sits 45° wondering what I might need to change out now hahaha Thanks in advance guys
  4. Suspension, Steering and Brakes
    Hey guys, Recently moved from a 2" setup on 33s (what was on it when I bought it) to a 3" setup on 35s on the pooey. Bought drop boxes to suit and have just removed the first radius arm to install & it already has corrected bushes to suit the 2". What caster angle is correct for the gq? Am i...
  5. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hi all, recently my 89 GQ has been making sharp clicking sounds when turning the wheel. It seems to happen at low speeds when rotating the wheel only to the right and the further I turn the more clicks. Also happens when releasing the wheel from a hard left turn when returning to centre. Any...
  6. Suspension, Steering and Brakes
    2000 GU 4.2TD. Drives perfectly in 2WD. Good 285/75 ATs. Have manual hubs after one auto hub seemed to have failed. No locker or unlocker. Using locked hubs, High and Low range easy terrain. Could easily have stayed in 2wd but getting the monthly run in. Steering pulled to left and then to right...
  7. 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...
  8. Nissan Safari
    Hello Everyone, I have a Y61 Safari with some wear to the rh tie rod. I know I can get a replacement shipped from overseas, but thought I would check first to see if anyone has ever found a locally (Canada) sourced part that fits the bill. It seems to be the same basic part that goes on the...
  9. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hi all, Recently my Patrol developed an issue where I would hear a clunking noise when turning the wheel past certain points. After failing to diagnose it, the steering wheel has a stiff spot at every quarter of a turn or so. I read on other forums that it may be an issue with U joints in the...
  10. Suspension, Steering and Brakes
    Hey guys, im new to the nissan patrol scene so bear with me. I'm currently a proud owner of 1985 shorty hardtop, that I have been working on for the last few months. Due to accident with someone loosening bolts on the wheels while at work, I have had a problem with a badly bent pitman arm(see...
  11. 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...
  12. Nissan Patrol GU/GR Y61
    Hi ... I have had my Patol now for a few years now, bought 2nd hand. One thing I cant work out is why my steering circle while turning to the left is shocking. It doesnt seem to turn all the way. Turning right is normal. I have checked the stop adjustments on the axle and that is not causing...
  13. Nissan Patrol GU/GR Y61
    clunk when steering left and stopping i am driving a 2005 3L turbo diesel and have noticed a clunk that has just started happening, only clunks when steering left, not right. if i drive down the road doing zig zags, it clunks when going left and then a smaller clunk when correcting back to...
  14. Nissan Patrol GU/GR Y61
    Hi all im new to this..i have a 04 GU wagon 3ltr. recently upgraded cooper ST's to Cooper 33" STT's and 16" steelies. since the upgrade had a fair steering shake from around 70kms and up. went to suspension place and had some bushs changed on what i think was a trailing arm or something (bolts...
  15. Nissan Patrol GU/GR Y61
    Anyone know where to get offset steering knuckle bearings for a GU? I put a GU front end in my Mav the other day but the caster seems different between the 2 and I don't really want to sell my flex arms and buy different ones (unless I get a good offer).
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