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Offline Morundah

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Landrover 110 winch and Turbo FFR
« on: December 07, 2017, 04:28:15 PM »
Hi all,

I am looking at putting a turbo and winch on my 110 landrover FFR, I recently noticed that Grays are selling a few but for a 6x6 are they different?

Or does anyone know where i can get these bits at a good price.

Steve

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Re: Landrover 110 winch and Turbo FFR
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2017, 08:10:50 AM »
Hi Steve. I have a turbo on my FFR. I do not recommend buying a Perentie 6x6 turbo from the auctions or wreckers. With the associated part up grades, putting on a more modern turbo is more costly but its very worthwhile and reliable when done right.

In saw some members here and also my friend fit turbo kits (some fitted the gear themselves, some were pro fitted) and after a couple of years the consensus was that most times the standard 4x4 clutch would slip after a few months of the extra power. But that was the only issue.

I put the idea on the shelf but then my clutch pressure plate failed and I got clutch slip (due to age it seems), I decided to upgrade to a heavy duty clutch and rear disc brakes so that one day if I wanted to fit a turbo, the two main "associated part upgrades" were in place and ready. The other main upgrade, the exhaust system, adds to the costs as well.

I also removed the radiator and had it properly cleaned and tested. I put on new radiator hoses too, of course.

I am very happy with the KLR turbo. Its been a year I think.

As for the PTO winch used parts, someone else may know about them.

« Last Edit: December 18, 2017, 05:13:11 PM by Carzee »

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Re: Landrover 110 winch and Turbo FFR
« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2017, 09:03:16 PM »
Thanks carzee,

I envisage that it will most likely cost a bit so it is in my pipeline for things to do, there are other mods at the moment I am looking at.

I have seen n this page that KLR fitted Tuurbos could be around 4k does that sound right?

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Re: Landrover 110 winch and Turbo FFR
« Reply #3 on: December 08, 2017, 09:24:17 PM »
The kit including the exhaust pipe ($750) and freight is about $4k yes. Add about $1200 for a professional to fit it up and test drive/adjust etc.

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Re: Landrover 110 winch and Turbo FFR
« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2017, 02:26:25 PM »
I did the KLR turbo upgrade to my RFSV about 12 months ago. Definitely worth doing. My clutch is dying  currently but I expected it to happen. The extra power destroys the standard clutch I think.

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Re: Landrover 110 winch and Turbo FFR
« Reply #5 on: December 18, 2017, 07:59:42 PM »
I had a pro installed turbo put in on my RFSV also from KLR and was more than happy with the result. Clutch slip was a problem so I added a new heavy duty clutch to the list.  Unfortunately still slippage in 3rd and 4th when under strain which is annoying and still need to have it looked at again...but, the turbo certainly makes it a more nimble ride.
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