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2017 Mitsubishi Triton Exceed Build.

Discussion in 'My 4WD' started by CaptainBanana, Mar 8, 2018.

  1. CaptainBanana

    CaptainBanana Well-Known Member

    Hey all,

    A quick showing of my mild triton build which I bought in October.
    My days of crazy weekend warrior driving ended over a decade ago and I set this up to be a good compromise between daily driver and tourer/caravan tug with some moderate weekend work thrown in.

    Accessories as follows :
    40mm lift in the front, 50mm 300kg constant load springs in the back with pedders track Ryder's all around.
    Csa Steel wheels... No more scratches!
    BFG all terrains, 265/65/17
    TJM side steps
    TJM wedge tail snorkel
    Ironman bullbar largely due to it having the nicest shape for this model
    TJM rear bar
    Runva 11xp winch
    Ironman canopy
    Stedi x-type spotlights
    Alloy flat rack to suit roof top tent.
    Engel Fridge
    Compressor and 9 litre tank

    With factory diff lock and the above pieces it's not a bad unit for mild offroad work and still quiet and comfortable on road. I don't see much else on the cards for it at this point, it's done 11,000 kays and other than the roof rack killing the fuel use and making a lot of wind noise it's turned out really well.

    I'll post a couple of pics, sorry not much in the way of action shots yet as I mostly go solo at the minute but I'll endeavour on the next outing to get some of it at work.

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    Last edited: Oct 6, 2018
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  2. CaptainBanana

    CaptainBanana Well-Known Member

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    A couple of new pics including finally giving up my hardlid and fitting a canopy
    Last edited: Jun 4, 2018
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  3. Spooner

    Spooner Well-Known Member

    Nice mate. :)
  4. CaptainBanana

    CaptainBanana Well-Known Member

    Thanks, It looks a little different to day 1 that's for sure.
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  5. Muddled

    Muddled Member

    How’s the roof rack got fuel economy? I’m pretty happy still pulling 700ish Km a tank on 31s and don’t technically need one for work. (Would like one for shovel, boys trips etc)

    Looks ripper by the way man, these Utes look solid with a little bit of love.
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  6. CaptainBanana

    CaptainBanana Well-Known Member

    The roof rack took it from 10L per 100kays to 11.2 on its own with no other mods or even stuff in or on the rack.

    Since then the lift, bullbar, winch, steel wheels and all my tools in the back and the ones on top have taken it to 11.5L per 100. Adding the accessories never really has a cumalitive effect on economy and I haven't taken the rack off to get a figure with all other mods except the rack which may not actually reduce it much at all but it certainly made the biggest single difference
  7. CaptainBanana

    CaptainBanana Well-Known Member

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  8. Zamunda

    Zamunda Well-Known Member

    Looks sweet!
    Most of the time this is all you need (and more) to tour and to go to places most other vehicles will not.
    You will certainly have heaps of enjoyment for many years to come.
  9. CaptainBanana

    CaptainBanana Well-Known Member

    It really is capable enough to do touring and even some semi exciting weekend trails without the downsides sometimes associated with big setups.
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  10. Zamunda

    Zamunda Well-Known Member

    Keeping it simple is always the best way. Mitsus are underrated very capable vehicles.
  11. CaptainBanana

    CaptainBanana Well-Known Member

    You're right, they're actually not a bad drive and far better priced than many. They don't have much bogan appeal.
    Last edited: Aug 17, 2018
  12. mac_man_luke

    mac_man_luke Well-Known Member

    Looks like a tidy rig, glad im not the one cleaning it after that mud bath :eek:
  13. Ivers95

    Ivers95 New Member

    Which Ironman bullbar did you go with?
    Had a look at a few but can't see the one you got.
    Nice rig tho.
  14. dno67

    dno67 Well-Known Member

    Looking good mate.
  15. Spooner

    Spooner Well-Known Member

    Thats a good thing mate ;)
  16. CaptainBanana

    CaptainBanana Well-Known Member

    Thanks mate, it's their commercial deluxe.
  17. CaptainBanana

    CaptainBanana Well-Known Member

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    A couple more of my and my mates MQs
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