2008 Nissan Patrol GU Series 4, Modified.
Eyles and his 2008 Nissan Patrol, from ‘Built Not Bought’ is our featured guest on
Modified, on his heavily modified GU Patrol series 4, the only bits left stock
are the shell/body and the gear box, the rest has changed in one way or
Sam Eyles has done most of the work himself 98% I’d
say from watching his channel hence the Built Not Bought theme.
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There are plenty of great ideas on and around this LS
V8 patrol and we dive right into detail on every single part of this build,
especially the engine and suspension.
Get your notepad out and start jotting
down ladies and gents.
Vehicles Specs (NOTE* Mod details below):
Make model: Nissan Patrol
Engine: L98 6L V8
Drive train: Nissan Manual
Suspension: 4 inch lift
Sam Eyles mod
list for his 2008 Nissan Patrol:
6L V8, Harrop 2300 supercharger, 465Hp / 870Nm
Electric upgrades: Custom wiring
panel behind seats and in canopy
lights bar, spotties, rock lights and aux lights
in iPad with Hema maps
Suspension and tyres:
lift, Dobinson coils, Kings 2.5 Res shocks, Superior Engineering Arms, Airbag
Man in rear,
Bar work and exterior mods:
built tray, Modified bull bar
Back of the wagon:
canopy with 3rd battery, solar, fridge, freezer, drawers etc
drawer under tray full of recovery gear
Sam's Top 3 Trips In The 2008 Nissan Patrol.
scary situation in the 2008 Nissan Patrol:
in Jardine river with water flowing inside
Sam's’s modification tips:
Do It Yourself! Then you know how to fix it if things
lookout for with this model Nissan Patrol:
If you are going
to LS convert a Patrol, start with a 3L as the engine mounts will bolt in an
oppose to re-welding to the chassis.
3 tips with the 2008 Nissan Patrol:
Try and keep the
weight as forward as possible over the rear axle when designing what goes in
If you are trying to decide what locker to
get, start with the front locker as the rear in a Patrol is LSD (limited slip
diff) and very capable off road.
LS conversion, use the Holden auto. Manual LS conversion, use the Nissan
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