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  Topic: Chassis paint
chipmonster

Replies: 5
Views: 4007

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Tue Dec 29, 2015 6:00 pm   Subject: Chassis paint
I normally use Ronseal no rust. Very good paint and seems to be heavy duty stuff. It's very thick and I normally mix with white spirits by about 30%.
  Topic: Shogun MK1 Lift Kit
chipmonster

Replies: 1
Views: 1354

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Sat Dec 26, 2015 12:05 pm   Subject: Shogun MK1 Lift Kit
Dear All

I was thinking of lifting my vehicle by about 2".

MK1 LWB 2.5 TDI Manual (Coil springs at the back 4.875 ratio), J Reg 1991.

I would like to go for the suspension kits wit ...
  Topic: MK1 Shogun Suspension Lift Kit
chipmonster

Replies: 0
Views: 887

PostForum: Nissan, Mitsubishi, Isuzu (inc Vauxhall) & Daihatsu   Posted: Sat Dec 26, 2015 11:32 am   Subject: MK1 Shogun Suspension Lift Kit
Dear All

I was thinking of lifting my vehicle by about 2".

MK1 LWB 2.5 TDI Manual (Coil springs at the back 4.875 ratio), J Reg 1991.

I would like to go for the suspension kits with lon ...
  Topic: Parkwood 4x4 (Bradford)
chipmonster

Replies: 4
Views: 1804

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Fri Dec 04, 2015 8:28 pm   Subject: Parkwood 4x4 (Bradford)
Dear All

Planning to go to park wood at Bradford, a week on Sunday on the 4x4 play day.

Is it any good. Just have mud tyres and all other vehicle is stock. Will the car cope with the red route ( ...
  Topic: Insa Turbo Special Track mud vs Malesta Kaiman Mud
chipmonster

Replies: 21
Views: 10756

PostForum: Wheels and Tyres   Posted: Thu Dec 03, 2015 1:21 pm   Subject: Insa Turbo Special Track mud vs Malesta Kaiman Mud
Decided to go for the 15 inch as I have spare alloys.

After reading your replies, I like the look of these (malesta Kaiman)

https://www.4x4tyres.co.uk/235-75-15-malatesta-kaiman-mud-terrain-105q ...
  Topic: Insa Turbo Special Track mud vs Malesta Kaiman Mud
chipmonster

Replies: 21
Views: 10756

PostForum: Wheels and Tyres   Posted: Wed Dec 02, 2015 8:48 pm   Subject: Insa Turbo Special Track mud vs Malesta Kaiman Mud
Yes going for a remould.
  Topic: Insa Turbo Special Track mud vs Malesta Kaiman Mud
chipmonster

Replies: 21
Views: 10756

PostForum: Wheels and Tyres   Posted: Wed Dec 02, 2015 8:41 pm   Subject: Insa Turbo Special Track mud vs Malesta Kaiman Mud
Decided to go for the 15 inch as I have spare alloys.

After reading your replies, I like the look of these (malesta Kaiman)

https://www.4x4tyres.co.uk/235-75-15-malatesta-kaiman-mud-terrain-105q ...
  Topic: Insa Turbo Special Track mud vs Malesta Kaiman Mud
chipmonster

Replies: 21
Views: 10756

PostForum: Wheels and Tyres   Posted: Wed Dec 02, 2015 12:16 pm   Subject: Insa Turbo Special Track mud vs Malesta Kaiman Mud
Prices of remould tyres are not far off from new tyres and I feel more confident on a new tyre than a remould.

BF Good rich mud terrain 285 85 15 has a maximum load index of 1400kg

238 75 15 has ...
  Topic: Insa Turbo Special Track mud vs Malesta Kaiman Mud
chipmonster

Replies: 21
Views: 10756

PostForum: Wheels and Tyres   Posted: Tue Dec 01, 2015 9:55 pm   Subject: Insa Turbo Special Track mud vs Malesta Kaiman Mud
Use my shogun in the winter (presently have winter tyres on it). Use the vehicle for my mountain biking as the mountain bike tracks are usually at various forest and the road to get there are lethal d ...
  Topic: Insa Turbo Special Track mud vs Malesta Kaiman Mud
chipmonster

Replies: 21
Views: 10756

PostForum: Wheels and Tyres   Posted: Tue Dec 01, 2015 9:48 pm   Subject: Insa Turbo Special Track mud vs Malesta Kaiman Mud
When I spoke to the supplier today, they said the tyre was remould (I pointed out to them that they did not list this anywhere on the website). Thanks everyone, could of ended up with remould tyres wh ...
  Topic: Insa Turbo Special Track mud vs Malesta Kaiman Mud
chipmonster

Replies: 21
Views: 10756

PostForum: Wheels and Tyres   Posted: Tue Dec 01, 2015 7:37 am   Subject: Insa Turbo Special Track mud vs Malesta Kaiman Mud
I am planning to buy new tyres not remoulded.

Will the sizing of new tyre fit (235 75 15)
  Topic: Insa Turbo Special Track mud vs Malesta Kaiman Mud
chipmonster

Replies: 21
Views: 10756

PostForum: Wheels and Tyres   Posted: Mon Nov 30, 2015 8:29 pm   Subject: Insa Turbo Special Track mud vs Malesta Kaiman Mud
Phone 4x4 tyres and asked them what size is the 31 10.5 15 in insa turbo and he said 31.5 inch so no good

Been googling and 235 75 15 should be 28.88 inch (everyone says that insa are 2inch bigger ...
  Topic: Insa Turbo Special Track mud vs Malesta Kaiman Mud
chipmonster

Replies: 21
Views: 10756

PostForum: Wheels and Tyres   Posted: Mon Nov 30, 2015 10:25 am   Subject: Insa Turbo Special Track mud vs Malesta Kaiman Mud
Dear All

Need a mud tyre for 4x4 off road play days (Not to serious stuff just yet but getting confident and pushing further each month).

The two tyres I have narrowed it down to is:

Insa tur ...
  Topic: BFG Goodrich MT or All Terrain
chipmonster

Replies: 4
Views: 1878

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Mon Nov 30, 2015 10:17 am   Subject: BFG Goodrich MT or All Terrain
What is your off-roading need?


I use ATs for towing a 2 tonne caravan on grass and can double up on them for green lanes on my daily

I also use MTs for green lanes and mild pay and play on my ...
  Topic: BFG Goodrich MT or All Terrain
chipmonster

Replies: 4
Views: 1878

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Sun Nov 29, 2015 7:46 pm   Subject: BFG Goodrich MT or All Terrain
Which ones do I buy, very confused.

Need it for winter driving on the road and once a month off roading.

Just cannot make my mind up? Please help.
  Topic: BFG All Terrian (side wall protection)
chipmonster

Replies: 1
Views: 2534

PostForum: Wheels and Tyres   Posted: Sun Nov 29, 2015 6:23 pm   Subject: BFG All Terrian (side wall protection)
Dear All

I have a Shogun MK1. It presently has BFG winter Slalom tyres. The truck is only used on the weekend and during the winter when the roads are hectic.

I have started 4x4 off roading once ...
  Topic: Recommend me a Winch
chipmonster

Replies: 4
Views: 1761

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Mon Nov 02, 2015 8:18 pm   Subject: Recommend me a Winch
Dear All

I would like to fit a winch to my shogun MK1 LWB.

Used for 4x4 play days.

Not sure what I need as I don't have a clue when it comes to winches. Seen this on ebay (6 tonne) see below ...
  Topic: Winch for pajero/shogun mk1
chipmonster

Replies: 3
Views: 1541

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Sat Oct 31, 2015 5:15 pm   Subject: Winch for pajero/shogun mk1
Dear All

I have shogun / pajero lwb mk1. All standard.

What do I need to add a front winch to it. Will I need to get a new bumper for it?

Whilst I'm at it, what is the score for adding a rear ...
  Topic: Underbody Chassis Wash
chipmonster

Replies: 6
Views: 1945

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Sat Oct 31, 2015 12:15 pm   Subject: Underbody Chassis Wash
Dear All

After a good run off road, how do you wash the under body chassis of your 4x4 truck. Its caked in mud and would like it cleaned.

Any suggestions or recommendations on the easiest way to ...
  Topic: Squeaky fan belts (after off roading)
chipmonster

Replies: 3
Views: 1520

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Sun Oct 25, 2015 8:57 pm   Subject: Squeaky fan belts (after off roading)
I did drive sensibly, going through water caused all water to splash in the engine compartment causing belts to squeak.

Car making a right noise now, will have to get mechanic to sort out
  Topic: Squeaky fan belts (after off roading)
chipmonster

Replies: 3
Views: 1520

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Sun Oct 25, 2015 8:02 pm   Subject: Squeaky fan belts (after off roading)
Went off roading today

Engine was covered in mud

The fans belts now squeaking like mad.

Any idea how I can sort out?

Many thanks
  Topic: Tyre Advice for a Pajero MK1 LWB alloys @ 15"
chipmonster

Replies: 5
Views: 1836

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2015 6:46 pm   Subject: Tyre Advice for a Pajero MK1 LWB alloys @ 15"
What about Malesta Kaiman tyres.

Managed to find some at 375 including rims (Are these any good)?

Many thanks
  Topic: Tyre Advice for a Pajero MK1 LWB alloys @ 15"
chipmonster

Replies: 5
Views: 1836

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Sun Oct 11, 2015 10:48 am   Subject: Tyre Advice for a Pajero MK1 LWB alloys @ 15"
Dear All

I have now decided to get off road tyres for my shogun MK1 LWB. The car will not be lifted and its on standard springs and suspensions.

I have spare 15" Alloys so I just need to pu ...
  Topic: First 4 x 4 Session (Tyres Advice)
chipmonster

Replies: 4
Views: 1616

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Tue Sep 29, 2015 2:03 pm   Subject: First 4 x 4 Session (Tyres Advice)
Thanks everyone.

My car is dedicated to off roading as its not a daily car.

However, I am going to leave it as it is and have another go at off roading. To be honest, I need more skill than equi ...
  Topic: First 4 x 4 Session (Tyres Advice)
chipmonster

Replies: 4
Views: 1616

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Tue Sep 29, 2015 8:49 am   Subject: First 4 x 4 Session (Tyres Advice)
Did my first 4 x 4 session on Sunday at cwm quarry play day in Rochdale on my MK1 Mitsubishi Pajero.

Absolutely loved it and planning to go once a month religiously, definitely got the bug!

It ...
  Topic: Recommend me a recovery rope and D Shackles
chipmonster

Replies: 7
Views: 2059

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2015 7:07 pm   Subject: Recommend me a recovery rope and D Shackles
Dear All

I will be going to my first off road session at the end of the month.

Using this forum, you have recommended a recovery rope as a minimum. Please can you recommend me one (like it to be ...
  Topic: Manual Pajero MK1
chipmonster

Replies: 6
Views: 1933

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2015 7:00 pm   Subject: Manual Pajero MK1
Thank you for all your advice.

Will be going on the last Sunday of the month.
  Topic: Manual Pajero MK1
chipmonster

Replies: 6
Views: 1933

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Mon Sep 14, 2015 7:51 pm   Subject: Manual Pajero MK1
Dear All

I have just got myself a cheap Pajero MK1 LWB (manual gear box).

I want to try off road to see if I like it, mainly at cown quarry in Rochdale or at Parkwood in Bradford.

Will I need ...
 
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