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    Just sent it to the Perth depot for a while....

    Might have to get the sprint out of the shed, it's still got 25km on it....

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    Awesome ute. I also have a xr6 turbo ute that i use for work. I have fitted all the one tonne suspension gear and load rated wheels. Just wondering on what your results were with the gvm upgrade letter to ford? All okay from ford?

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    Ford didn't want to know about it.
    Got gvm upgrade via local mechanic.

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    I figured the case. So most mechanics and suspension shops should be able to sort it out. Have been carrying 500kg+ constant and over the legal gvm, better sort it out.

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    How is the Ute going now, Hoe, must be just about ready to clock a million KM.
    I'm out of my mind, but feel free to leave a message...

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    Sent it to the perth depot a while ago, not doing anywhere near tbe distances now. The standard fgs are much cheaper to run, mainly because i cant find load rated 17 inch tyres that wear more than 30k. Cant fit 16 inch as they wont go over the turbo brakes.

    Got a couple more low km ex gov fg one tonners, but really hard to get now.

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    Why not just fit the smaller disc brakes on the turbo? You can get 18 inch tyres with good load ratings cheap as well. I run a 245 45 18 with 102 load rating on my fg ute.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 78xcgxl View Post
    Why not just fit the smaller disc brakes on the turbo? You can get 18 inch tyres with good load ratings cheap as well. I run a 245 45 18 with 102 load rating on my fg ute.
    Load rating is not the problem, it's the softer compounds of the larger tyres.
    As I have employees driving it I can't modify the brakes.

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