Collection of ExPo Montero Build Threads 2.0


I've noticed that the original sticky hasn't been updated in 4 years so I decided to create this one. This thread will be limited to Monteros only, no Sports, and only links to ExPo. Please post your build threads below and I'll get them added!


GEN 1 (1982-1991)

"Pajero Mk1 Tourer build-up" by Cruisn
"Auto Technica Garage's Rally raid project!" by kuroi
"KTMK36's 1989 Mitsubishi Montero Cosmetic rebuild" by ktmk36

GEN 2 (1992-1997)

"1995 Montero SR Build" by LaOutbackTrail
"My latest mitsu build-up..." by off-roader
"Scrubber3's long overdue build thread" by scrubber3
"Expedition Pajero LWB" by pajeroxp
"RichardT's 95 Montero SR Build Thread" by RichardT
"Old Betsy #5 (Mitsu Pajero diesel build)" by rattle&thump
"SONICMASD's 97 Montero Build Thread: The General Li" by SONICMASD
"96 Monty SR Build! Slowly but surely." by Dereksd
"93 Montero Build Thread" by Bulmynjo
"CDN Chris's Pajero" by CDNChris

GEN 2.5 (1998-2000)

"Eurosonic's Montero 2.5Gen Build Thread" by eurosonic
"Silverwulf's 99 Montero GenII.5 build" by Silverwulf
"Grandpa Builds A 2000 Montero" by grandpa
"ANOTHER Guy With A Gen 2.5 Build - Sure, why Not? It's My First!" by KIRK!
"The old 1999 build thread" by Toasty
"Pajero iO build; Okinawa Express" by SOFME
"SONICMASD's 98 Montero LS Build Thread: Black Betty" by SONICMASD
"Atrais's Build Thread" by Atrais
"Mrgalantguys 1998 Montero Winter package aka "Groot"" by MrGalantguy
"The Montero 2.5 Build" by ImNoSaint
"Goldi-Locker gets upgrades. 1999 Montero Build Thread" by IncopoRatedX
"1999 Pajero NL "ROCKET" Overland Build" by Se7en62
"Gen 2.5 Mitsubishi Montero 2000 - Over-landing Family Truck - long term enhancement" by raysobi

GEN 3 (2001-2006)

" - Ultimate Expedition Build - 2003 Mitsubishi Montero Limited by montypower
"TDeSanto's Montero Mod Thread" by tdesanto
"Datrupr's Monty build" by datrupr
"3rd Gen Montero Initial Impressions/Build Thread" by kchristian
"ImNoSaint's Gen III Build" by Imnosaint
"Build Thread: 2003 Montero XLS: Ol'Betsy #6" by rattle&thump
"A Cheap and Cheerful Build - Geoff" by coffeegoat
"Marutuk's Gen III Build" by Marutuk
"The Golden Gato - A 2001 LTD NM" by Fergie
" Gen 3 build" by offthepath
"Benny's Gen 3 Montero" by Djbenny
"Modest 2002 Montero Build" by zerodrift
"Sabre's Gen III Project" by Sabre - Phase 1, Phase 2, Phase 3
"EyeInTheSky's Gen 3 Budget Build Thread" by EyeInTheSky
"Project: Outlaw III" by arb098
"Nnamssorxela's '03 Montero: Daily Driver and Adventure Mobile" by Nnamssorxela
"Rambo Penguin's Gen 3 Build!" by Rambo Penguin
"The War Rig build thread. '03 Montero Limited" by houstman
"2003 Montero Limited - Lawrence of Arizona" by SONICMASD
""Yoshi" - 2005 Limited Build & Adventure Thread" by SONICMASD

GEN 4 (2006-2016)

"NW Gen 4 Transformation" by Stevemc181
"2007 Pajero shorty build thread" by Cruisn
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Good to see this new list. On a side note, Imnosaint's thread is the precursor of my thread as I got that Monty now :)

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