Staff What's New on 4x4Wire? Spring 2004 Featured Mitsu
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Tech Features

p10.gif Portable Onboard Air Installation
This article describes an onboard air setup that is inexpensive, versatile, and portable. If you your 4WD is a daily driver and you don't want to permanently give up the space required for an OBA system, and you want to keep your A/C compressor, this will give you great ideas on how to build your own portable OBA system.

picture2.jpg Versatile Hardmount Onboard Air System
With proper preparation, designing and installing a versatile onboard system that looks as good as it performs can be quite rewarding. Using common parts, this article walks through a well-designed OBA system which integrates well with the vehicle, while maintaining options for future expansion and uses beyond airing up tires.
Coveted factory locker NEW: Mitsubishi Factory Air Locker Retrofit
Wish your GenII came from the factory with the rear Mitsu Locker? Well stop dreaming; Here's how you put one in your truck.

Dons Pajero on 31s Wheel Tire Fitment FAQs, GenI
Don Huysmans demystifies the wheel tire combos that will fit on a GenI Montero/Pajero.

Parts list Changing the Lower Intake Plenum on a 1995 Montero SR with 3.5L DOHC
Richard Myatt does the unthinkable - He dismantles and fixes the ubiquitous lower intake plenum on a Mitsubishi 3.5l V6. Not for the faint of heart, this comprehensive article covers EVERYTHING you'll need to know to tackle this daunting project. Augmented with plenty of photos, you might find yourself actually doing this repair, after you read this one!

Headlight Washer Salvaging the Headlight Washer Pump
In his never-ending quest to make EVERYTHING work on his truck, Jay Ayala conquers the all too common ailment of Mitsubishi 4x4s... one which many of us would be embarressed to admit we really miss - the quirky headlight squirter pump. Most GenI Monteros/ Pajeros no longer have this useful offroad accessory, because it has stopped working at some point, and we have not bothered to try and fix it. Well, after reading Jay's article, you will not want to put off this fix any longer!
Extended Breathers Extending Pajero Front and Rear Diff Breathers
Frank Zanetti shows us how to extend the breathers of the Mitsu SUV, aussie style!

Steering Stab Adding a Steering Stabilizer
Powell Smith decided to add a Rancho unit to his GenI to eliminate that hard bump-steer when offroading.

Trailing Arm Trailing arm fix
Ray Sala goes through the basics of strengthening the weak area of the trailing arm, on a coil sprung GenI Montero. An ounce of prevention in this case can save your truck's suspension!

Mitsubishi Projects

Stretch NEW! Upcoming Project: S-t-r-e-t-c-h
We have a new project here in the Mitsu Section after acquiring an 89 LWB Montero. The goal of this project is to build a capable Mitsu offroader as cheaply as possible, by s-t-r-e-t-c-h-i-n-g our meager budget, but without compromising the vehicle's safety, or reliability. Stay tuned!

Old Idler Project Frontend (2000-2002)
This project, using our GenI SWB Montero, focused on replacing critical frontend parts, which affected steering feel and general stability on and off the road. | OutdoorWire | MUIRNet News | 4x4Voice | 4x4Wire on FaceBook Google+
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