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    Mitsubishi Montero / Pajero 3 rear passenger window pop outs

    This randomly popped up in my youtube feed this evening, might be worth a watch:
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    Is there a usdm vehicle that had a 4.9 low pinion 8" front diff?

    Thanks for the tip, it's handy info I had no idea about.
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    Is there a usdm vehicle that had a 4.9 low pinion 8" front diff?

    What bell housing enables this? Is your G54Bt a narrow or wide block? Don't most, if not all, Toyotas have passenger side drop transfer cases?
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    Seeking Help With Dead JDM V5MT1 Mystery

    If you've the JDM V5MT1 from the '92 Pajero, the D4BF should bolt up w/o issue. The problem lies in trying to mate a US market V5MT1, found behind the 3.0/V6 6G72 in Might Maxs/D50s/Gen 1 & 2 Monteros/'97-'99 Montero Sports, to a 2.3/2.5 4D55t/4D56t/D4BF. The 3.0/V6 input shaft(+/-29mm) and...
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    Is there a usdm vehicle that had a 4.9 low pinion 8" front diff?

    3.0/V6 Gen 1 Monteros were available with low pinion 4.88(4.875) gears; which should be close enough to your 4.9 rear to not cause any issue: https://expeditionportal.com/forum/threads/gearing-for-monteros-list.171427/ Here is an ancient 4x4wire posting of an 8" LP 4.88 R&P set for sale, long...
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    Should you still buy a Fuso in North America?

    FYI - You'll have much better luck posting here: https://expeditionportal.com/forum/forums/japanese-heavy-truck-mitsubishi-and-isuzu.72/
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    My SAS Mazda Diesel Expedition project

    I believer you're right, please correct us if any of this is incorrect Jeff, the following graph is based on these specs (https://www.blocklayer.com/rpm-gear.aspx): -Cooper STT Pro's in 235/85-16 = 31.89" OD - http://us.coopertire.com/tires/discoverer-stt-pro -Mazda 5mt = 3.370 / 2.158 / 1.396...
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    My SAS Mazda Diesel Expedition project

    I'm not certain, Jeff would have better first hand experience... I'd love to know what the cruising RPM and MPG are at 70 MPH running the 4.88s and 235/85R16s. I've seen it mentioned that the 4D56t/D4BF tends to enjoy revving more so than the earlier 4D55t, as well as most diesels in general...
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    Monteros on craigslist

    Saw this while browsing, cheap and the body looks pretty straight, might be a worthy starting point for someone looking to do a motor swap... https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/cto/d/portland-1998-mitsubishi-montero/7060553880.html 1998 mitsubishi montero - $500 (portland) 1998...
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    Questions about the Montero Sport

    The pic you posted is of a Montero Sport, it is NOT a Montero. To make it easier on yourself, consider the truck you posted merely a SPORT, an entirely different vehicle than a MONTERO. It's built upon a 3rd gen Mitsubishi L200/Triton truck platform. Montero Sports have leaf rear ends until...
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    Questions about the Montero Sport

    They're entirely different vehicles; its really unfortunate Mitsubishi applied the 'Montero' moniker to both as it really confuses and muddies the water for many. The Montero Sport is essentially an SUV body mounted to a 3rd gen Mitsubishi truck (L200/Triton) chassis. Think Toyota Hilux Surf/4...
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    Good websites for small Gen1 parts?

    These two have been pretty handy: https://mitsubishi.epc-data.com/ https://www.amayama.com/en
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    Seeking Help With Dead JDM V5MT1 Mystery

    Any progress or updates?
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    Seeking Help With Dead JDM V5MT1 Mystery

    That's disappointing to hear, sorry. It appears OEM part # ME581032 has been superceeded by part # ME509458: https://mitsubishi.epc-data.com/pajero/v23w/gnxe/manual-transmission/m-t-case/132467,132468,132470/ OEM part # ME509458 is available but looks to be +/- $420 shipped to the US...
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    Seeking Help With Dead JDM V5MT1 Mystery

    That's pretty frustrating... If that turns out to be the case, it shouldn't be too difficult to turn down the input shaft from the US market V5MT1 on a lathe to fit through the JDM bell housing. Good luck with the new shop, I look forward to learning what you find out.
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