WHEN 4X4 MODIFICATIONS CROSS THE LINE

“Yeah, I spent about 1.5 million rand on my Jeep before I sold it. Of course, I never got the money back, but hey….”

His voiced trailed off as if losing a million bucks was the most ordinary thing in the world, barely worth elaborating on.

5 REASONS WHY YOUR TURBOCHARGER MAY FAIL

If you bought your turbo diesel second-hand, or if the engine’s clocked up more than 150 000 km, you may be concerned about how much longer the turbo will last. That said, here are 5 reasons why diesel turbochargers commonly fail…

BADLY CHIPPED PATROL

To further improve the Patrol’s fuel consumption I had a performance chip fitted, and the catalytic converter removed.  I’d like to know two things: was the Dastek chip the wrong choice and is the boost…

COLT CUT OUT

I own a ’05 Colt 3.0 V6 DC that’s done 185 000 km without ever missing a service. After the most recent service I noticed that the vehicle’s fuel filter hadn’t been changed. And lately, my Colt’s had…

CRUISER SUSPENSION FLEX

To further increase suspension travel I’ve fitted Climax expansion scissor shackles to the rear, but for some reason they’re not opening properly. What could be the problem?

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