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    Default IronMan Suspension Upgrade for Fortuner

    I did last week an Ironman Suspension upgrade on my 2011 Fortuner.

    I put in the front the longer and harder coils as I still want to fit bash plate and winch. In the back the performance coils. All shock absorbers are gas.

    Did this weekend a lot of bad bad gravel road and the bad Brits - Thabazimbi road.

    I must say the road handeling and stability of the Fortuner is a improvement that I cannot described.

    I paid R8800 for the kit and fitment with wheel alignment.

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    Hier is n foto wat ek so vinnig geneem het
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    I must take the Fortuner back tomorrow for the re-measurements after it did 500km. I did a bit more.
    I will post the before and after then. I will also post a few more pics.

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    Ok the measurements before the fitment was as follow:
    The measurement is taken from the bottom of the rim to the top of the wheel arch.
    Front - 710mm
    Back - 755mm

    After the fitment:

    Front - 785mm
    Back - 800mm

    After 500km
    Front - 785mm
    Back - 800mm

    So if you want more detail or info. Feel free to ask.

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    Looks good, and the price doesn't seem too bad either. Where did you have the kit fitted Rudolf?

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    I fit it at AutoQuip in Alberton.

    Jaco Breudenkamp is the contact person. He is also a member on the Forum.

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    @ rudolph..

    thanks for the info.

    why did you choose ironman above the rest,.I have the same dilema, trying to decide which brand to chose from

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    Hi Russmann,
    Well priced and the most people i spoke with said it is the same as OME but cheaper. I also see that there after sale service is very good.
    everything on my Fortuner is IronMan, (Offroad bumper, snorkel, suspension)
    I do a lot of bad bad gravel road. Before i did the suspension the back always tend to come out. Since i did the suspension i must look at my speed. What a big big difference. You are more than welcome to come and have a look at mine. I stay just off Hendrik Potgieter.
    Last edited by rudolph78; 2011/09/14 at 10:24 AM.

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    thanks for the info rudolph... sounds good.

    yes I have the same problem when traveling gravel roads... the back steps out on rutts..

    for 9K for the iron man,.,. or 11K for Mikem...

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    Hi Rudolph - Dankie vir die pun ! Jammer as die die Thread "hi-jack" maar dag dit sou ten bate van ander wees.

    Ek sal Ironman Fortuner kits doen vir die wat belangstel teen R8800-00incl.vat instaleering en wielsporing. NB - Hierdie is slegs beskikbaar van Autoquip Alberton aan Forum lede en is geldig slegs terwyl voorraad hou. Slegs vir die maand van October.

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    Ek het die Ironman suspensie en snorkel op my Hilux.

    self ook BAIE tevrede met die Ironman suspensie.

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    Jaco, kan jy nogsteeds die Ironman op die Fortuner teen daardie prys gee?

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    IronMan did get some bad press a while ago, but we've fitted a few and their pricing is good.
    Gavin

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    Ek het so week terug vir my Fortuner EFS laat in sit. Hy ry baie lekker

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    Rudolph, does the installation have any implications on your warranty with Toyota? Or do they approve it?

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    no.....after the installation thing was replaced on my Fortuner under Warrenty.
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    I went to Autoquip Alberton and met Jaco - he is very honest and transparent about all the suspension options. The conversion on his Hilux looks great. I am really thinking about it. I tow an off raod trailer and need to improve the driving experience.

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