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Old 23-12-11, 13:45
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Well she's only a 2.4 Lwb but I wanna off road her I should really get a syncro but don't have the money due to my love of Racing Dirtbikes

Ive got the Bf Goodrich At on her and Thinking about jacking it up a little too. Mabey a spacer in the rear and just raise the front? Is it possible to convert the van to a syncro? I have been told it is but I don't really have a clue about it.

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Old 23-12-11, 14:12
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That looks the dogs danglies on those tyres.

A t4 is never going to be a full on off roader because of the suspension set up with it's limited articulation.

That said a lot of the pretend 4x4's have all the articulation of a bar stool.

Tyres are allways the equiliser, your T4 on decent rubber could easily embarass say a Vitara in the right circumstances.

Thats before we factor in the biggest component in stuckology, the nut behind the wheel.

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Old 24-12-11, 10:57
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That looks the dogs danglies on those tyres.

A t4 is never going to be a full on off roader because of the suspension set up with it's limited articulation.

That said a lot of the pretend 4x4's have all the articulation of a bar stool.

Tyres are allways the equiliser, your T4 on decent rubber could easily embarass say a Vitara in the right circumstances.

Thats before we factor in the biggest component in stuckology, the nut behind the wheel.

Rhys
the t4 would never embarass a vitara, they have next to no articulation and the torsion bar setup along with terrible ground clearance is just going to get you stuck all the time.
i had a standard suzuki samurai with just a set of colway MT's on it and it would go almost anywhere, the tyres werent much bigger than standard but gave it enough ground clearance and grip to avoid getting stuck on the diffs. and with the beam axle set up the articulation wasnt bad at all with the completely standard leaf spring and shock.
the vitaras are very similar, the only difference is that they have independent suspension on the front.
but still have the ground clearance and a short wheel base with little overhang.
thats what makes a good offroader, ground clearance, suspension set up and over hang. the closer the wheels are to the ends of the vehicle the better.
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Old 24-12-11, 16:54
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Someone mention articulation




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Old 24-12-11, 17:21
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That looks fun!
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Old 24-12-11, 18:10
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That looks fun!
Yeah it is
Keeps me and my mate off the streets
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Old 17-12-14, 21:17
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Hi , what wheels are these , size brand etc.
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Old 19-12-14, 18:27
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Hi , what wheels are these , size brand etc.
Have you read the first page? it tells you the make and size (also the tyre make is big and white on the tyres themselves!)
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I'm talking about the alloy wheels
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