Modified Mitsubishi Pajero NP.


Our first featured Mitsubishi Pajero was only 2 episodes ago (modified E26, the budget build). Pajero enthusiasts! Here is another Pajero treat to feast your eyes on.

This one being a Mitsubishi NP 2005 Pajero model with the diesel engine.

This rig is well and truly modified in all areas of the vehicle with some real interesting things going on in the engine bay including water/methanol injection. 

Mitsubishi Pajero NP.

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Rudi the owner of the NP Pajero has spent a lot of time working on the mods/accessories and has even fabricated some of his very own bar work.

You don’t see many Mitsubishi Pajero NP’s getting around with much done to them so this one will bring out some ideas.

Vehicles factory stats (NOTE* modded details below):

Make model: Mitsubishi Pajero 2005 NP

Engine:   3.2TD                 

Drive train:   Automatic

Suspension: Independent Front and Rear Suspension



Rudi’s mod list for his Mitsubishi Pajero:

Mitsubishi Pajero NP

Engine:  

·         3.2TD rebuilt 2000ks ago

·         Bluespark chip

·         boost tee

·         upgraded turbo

·         top mount intercooler (currently removed)

·         bonnet scoop

·         methanol injection

·         Air conditioning compressor converted to endless air (currently removed)

·         3” exhaust

Mitsubishi Pajero NP on the Powerline track, Western Australia.

Electric upgrades:  

·         ARB duel battery tray

·         Redarc controller

·         boost gauge

·         volt meter

·         turbo timer

·         EGT gauge


 Lights: 

·         Lightforce hids

·         ebay led light bar

·         ebay leds on rear


Comms & GPS: 

·         GME 40 channel uhf

·         5w hand held


Suspension and tyres

·         2” Ironman springs and shocks

·         100 series spring spacers for the rear and 10mm strut spacer for the front

·         Airbagged rear springs,Total 3” lift

·         Dynamic Steel 16x8 zero offset rims

·         Kumho 285/70/16 mud terrains


Bar work and exterior mods:

·         ARB bulbar with Ironman 9500 winch

·         Outback alloy roof rack with awning

·         custom rear bar with Ridge Ryder 12000 winch

·         double jerry can holder/tool boxes

·         hi lift holder, shovel holder

·         spare wheel holder

·         lights on telescopic pole

·         electronic locks


Back of the wagon

·         basic foldout bed

·         under floor storage

·         air tank


Recovery gear: 

·         Everything


Mitsubishi Pajero NP on the Powerline track, Perth, Western Australia.

Rudi’s top 3 trips in the NP Pajero:

  1. Coral Bay fishing
  2. Wilbinga overnighter
  3. Julimar state forest

Unstoppable moment in the Pajero?

All unstoppable lol

Mitsubishi Pajero NP on the Powerline track, Perth, Western Australia.
Mitsubishi Pajero NP on the Powerline track, Perth, Western Australia.
Mitsubishi Pajero NP on the Powerline track, Perth, Western Australia.
Mitsubishi Pajero NP on the Powerline track, Perth, Western Australia.
Mitsubishi Pajero NP on the Powerline track, Perth, Western Australia.
Mitsubishi Pajero NP on the Powerline track, Perth, Western Australia.
Mitsubishi Pajero NP on the Powerline track, Perth, Western Australia.
Mitsubishi Pajero NP on the Powerline track, Perth, Western Australia.
Mitsubishi Pajero NP on the Powerline track, Perth, Western Australia.
Mitsubishi Pajero NP on the Powerline track, Perth, Western Australia.
Mitsubishi Pajero NP on the Powerline track, Perth, Western Australia.
Mitsubishi Pajero NP on the Powerline track, Perth, Western Australia.
Mitsubishi Pajero NP on the Powerline track, Perth, Western Australia.
Mitsubishi Pajero NP on the Powerline track, Perth, Western Australia.
Mitsubishi Pajero NP on the Powerline track, Perth, Western Australia.
Mitsubishi Pajero NP on the Powerline track, Perth, Western Australia.
Mitsubishi Pajero NP on the Powerline track, Perth, Western Australia.
Mitsubishi Pajero NP on the Powerline track, Perth, Western Australia.
Mitsubishi Pajero NP on the Powerline track, Perth, Western Australia.
Mitsubishi Pajero NP on the Powerline track, Perth, Western Australia.
Mitsubishi Pajero NP on the Powerline track, Perth, Western Australia.

Most scary situation in the Pajero? 

Previous Pajero went for a swim and written off, not really scary thou but allot of fun.


Rudi’s modification tips:

Get yourself a drug habit, it’s cheaper.

 

 

Top 3 tips with Mitsubishi Pajero):

1.     4wd system  

2.     Suspension

3.     General maintenance  

 

Things to look out for if buying one:

Diesel injector pumps are known to fail at around 250+ks and cost $4500-5500 to recondition. 4WD centre diff light flashing, 4wd system fault.

 

Best mod/s Rudi has done and why:

Just 1-2 things you really like

Methanol injection, kits are cheap, easy to install and best value for power.

Top mount intercooler, once again a cheap mod and increases throttle response.

 

What made you decide to choose this vehicle?

Bang for buck, it is difficult to find a comparable 4wd that offers the driving comfort and 4wd capability for the same price

 

Best thing about the Pajero?

Cheap to buy, comfortable to drive and surprisingly capable off road

 

Worst thing about the Pajero?

Looks like a girls or soccer mums car.


The Modified Video.

Links:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/Pajero4x4ClubAU/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/494054724105566/

Great knowledge base with a lot of friendly and helpful people.

 


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