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Old 28th July 2011, 18:16   #226
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We cant assume the position of the short shaft on the thar will be the same on ur jeep too. Many things will differ,
I posted it to say the short shaft is not an issue. What else differs ?

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Also, am I right on the offset of ur axle part?
Thats what I said it being the the set up of my old jeep which was running on the TD27.
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Old 11th October 2011, 20:11   #227
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Few more work in progress pictures.
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Old 7th December 2011, 11:02   #228
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The body and patchwork is complete, we did the first cranking up after almost an year. Find the video below.

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Old 10th December 2011, 13:06   #229
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Few pictures of the Jeep, the work is progressiong pretty fast and we should be hitting roads pretty soon.
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Old 20th March 2012, 13:14   #230
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Uff..finally the work on my MM540 has completed. We did a first trial with the new 4x4 system and it worked pretty well. Posting some pictures of the jeep and some interiors.
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Congrats Pramod.. Now you jeep is Nissan NN540 .
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Congrats Pramod.. Now you jeep is Nissan NN540 .
Thanks Sreejith.

Here is a video of we hitting the old Munnar road.


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Old 9th April 2012, 16:13   #233
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congrats on the completion... did u do some ramp tests to check if the prop shaft is not fouling with GB cross member? and can u post a pic of the underchassis standing a bit faar from the side of the jeep, want to see how much faar back the GB cross member is placed...
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Old 18th May 2012, 15:38   #234
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Some photos from the recent trip we made to Chaturangapara, nr to Munnar. Was an awesome experience.
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Old 26th November 2012, 12:57   #235
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tter, overdrive engaged only above 60kmph, the mileage is at 15 kmpl range which was the same with the 2 wheel drive Nissan GB.

Its been a wonderful 10 months since i completed my alteration of my MM540. Restoration period was eventful with lots of confusion, cautionary advices, worry about mileage, engine reliability etc.

Some issues i faced earlier was the engine oil and ...oil leak , which was sorted out, the beloxing cover that had to be made at our own leth.

The present 4X4 Toyota GB is doing good, drivability is be
The smoothness and power delivery is something that needs to be experienced 1st hand.

And today i can proudly say that I'm extremely happy with the set up.

Thanks to all who helped me during this journey.
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Old 26th June 2013, 12:38   #236
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Some more updated photos taken while at MGE Vagamon.
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From Mahindra Great Escape 2013 at vagamon.
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Photos from a much awaited trip that we made to Edamalayar.
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You got yourself a Great Looker Mate. Nice work with the nissan motor. IMO, a Thar CRDE soft top will just complete the look. There are a few available on OLX for free from people who have changed over to Hard top.
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