"New" MK Triton

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"New" MK Triton

Hi all

i currently have a 98 diesel hilux and am looking at trading it in for an 03/04 trition turbo diesel. Just a few questions.

1. can 15 inch wheels fit without any modifications?
2. what is the biggest tyre size i can fit without any modifications, ideally i would like to put the 31x10.5x15 muddies from my hilux on the triton?
3. is the 2.8TD electronically or mechanically fuel injected?
4. also are there any common known faults or things i should look out for when buying one?

Cheers for your help in advance.


Unread postby craigs hilux » June 6th, 2010, 10:14 pm

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Can help with most of the questions, but i am running 15 inch rims, with 31 x 10.5 with original sagged suspention, no issues.
98 MK Dual Cab, Alloy front bar, sports bar, alloy wheels. Soon to come 2inch body lift and 33's :truck:

Unread postby 720 ute » June 7th, 2010, 7:22 am

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Q3 - ans - mechanically injected

Unread postby greybeard » June 7th, 2010, 10:11 am

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largest ya can fit stock is 32x10.5x15 or 265x75x16...

Also things to look for are MAIN REAR SEAL LEAK, apart from that cant think of anything else ai, mines a 2003 and has been great...

Also not 100% sure though i dont think ya can go to 15 on the 03 because of the brake calibre, though you will have to double check though im about 85% sure hehehe..

Unread postby Holdenman » June 7th, 2010, 1:18 pm

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i had 15's on my 04 triton, no dramas, have 16's with 32's and handles well, there a good ute,
2012 Colorado LTR, Bilstein lift, scangauge 2, snorkle, more things coming...

Unread postby sc00by » June 7th, 2010, 6:30 pm

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i have 31x10.5x15 the do rub at full lock full flex but it takes a bit for that to hapen

Unread postby tom tom » June 7th, 2010, 8:44 pm

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thanks for all your help guys. just gotta sell my car and find good triton.



Unread postby craigs hilux » June 9th, 2010, 4:10 pm

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