TOP 10 best Pinzgauer modifications for improving performanc

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TOP 10 best Pinzgauer modifications for improving performanc

Post by norcal pinz » Sun Jun 23, 2013 2:41 pm

in no particular order
lightweight starter from expedition imports
LED headlights/ taillights
new tires
electronic ignition
winch / bumper
optima batteries
waxoyl undercoating
locking gas cap
air compressor
(that gear modification ) how many of you guys have that ?
Safety glass windshield
Maybe you guys can make your own TOP 10 or just add some things i missed.
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Re: TOP 10 best Pinzgauer add ons or modifications.

Post by undysworld » Sun Jun 23, 2013 4:20 pm

Is this a question, a comment, or a challenge?

This question of modification/s seems to be asked repeatedly. I'm not bitching, but it seems like nobody does a search anymore for info. Thus the same questions get asked and eventually the old-timers seem to get tired of it and just stop replying. I searched for "modification" and "modifications" and got three similar threads of modification lists.

http://www.real4x4forums.com/PinzgauerB ... dification
http://www.real4x4forums.com/PinzgauerB ... ifications
http://www.real4x4forums.com/PinzgauerB ... ifications

I don't know what more can be added...

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Re: TOP 10 best Pinzgauer add ons or modifications.

Post by berger » Sun Jun 23, 2013 6:24 pm

I don't think conversation on such a subject is a bad thing. This forum isn't bustling with so much activity that people cannot revive old topics. I run a Ural forum, and if I told every new owner to use the search feature only, they wouldn't post.

For me, my mods/additions are limited and haven't hit 10, but here are a few I needed:

1.) Wheel hub steps (Thanks Morris!);
2.) Highlift mount on nose (haven't used it yet);
3.) CO2 Tank for airing up tires;
4.) Stereo/MP3 player;
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Re: TOP 10 best Pinzgauer add ons or modifications.

Post by norcal pinz » Sun Jun 23, 2013 6:30 pm

I just think its a good topic to bring up again. its fun to talk about. if the old timers want to ignore it they can. And i think the more traffic the forum has the better . to keep it alive. but honestly no, i didnt search, i hardly ever do. i use the forum more for conversation.
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Post by norcal pinz » Sun Jun 23, 2013 6:31 pm

Berger i dont have all the mods i listed i was just trying to narrow it down to the BEST 10 that someone could get but only mods that improve the performance of the truck . but i left out some really good ones like the electronic ignition.
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Post by audiocontr » Sun Jun 23, 2013 7:14 pm

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Re: TOP 10 best Pinzgauer modifications for improving perfor

Post by undysworld » Sun Jun 23, 2013 8:21 pm

I run a Ural forum, and if I told every new owner to use the search feature only, they wouldn't post.
I don't think anybody has suggested that. But reminding them that the search feature exists might be good.
I just think its a good topic to bring up again.
Sure. But the same could be accomplished simply by replying to an older post. That way, you keep the info together for future seekers plus get to add your own input.
i think the more traffic the forum has the better
Okay, sure. Right up to the point at which it becomes more difficult to find the info you really need.
but honestly no, i didnt search, i hardly ever do. i use the forum more for conversation.
Well, there ya go. Maybe that works for you, so far.

Unfortunately, lots of owners rely on the forum to find information on repair or maintenance. When the same question gets asked time and time again, and people don't even do a search, the real gurus on the forum generally discontinue the conversation. I can't blame them: they came here for the conversation too. But when it repeats over and over and over...

I'm SORRY if I'm being a killjoy here. (Maybe it's just me.) But here's quotes (and suggestions) from others:
David Dunn wrote:
blackstack wrote:
we really have to have a better system for naming our posts for the search function to be of use
Well, when the new tech sections were started, the "intent" was to list the subject as regard to the problem, and not vague or cutezie titles, nor several questions. Leave your creativity to the General Chat. :wink:

And as a note to ALL posters. Whomever starts a thread with the subject line CAN go back at any time and edit the subject. Such as marking an item "SOLD" in the classified section.
So it is never too late for anyone to go back and rename their threads.

And somehow, I'll get this post to the proper section where everyone will read it

FWIW, I'm fine with this topic getting rehashed. Frankly, things change and everyone's got a different opinion. I just think any rehashing or updating should be based off previous conversations if they have already addressed the same topic.

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Re: TOP 10 best Pinzgauer modifications for improving perfor

Post by norcal pinz » Mon Jun 24, 2013 12:37 pm

so your saying you dont want the forum cluttered but you just cluttered up my top 10 mods post with posts on forum etiquette. maybe you should start your own post about how we should behave here.just kidding i could care less im just happy there is a forum to share . good day to all
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Re: TOP 10 best Pinzgauer modifications for improving perfor

Post by undysworld » Mon Jun 24, 2013 12:41 pm

Touche'!

No offense intended.

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Re: TOP 10 best Pinzgauer modifications for improving perfor

Post by norcal pinz » Mon Jun 24, 2013 12:46 pm

also this is a new section of the forum we never used to have this owner customization category . the thing that inspired this post was the lightweight starter from Expedition imports . i was thinking how much i like it and how everyone who needs to replace thier starter should get that one, because it rocks !
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Re: TOP 10 best Pinzgauer modifications for improving perfor

Post by undysworld » Mon Jun 24, 2013 12:55 pm

Yup. I know. That's sort of why I am a proponent of searches. I believe they broke it into subforums in order to more easily find the info you need, including by search.

But even the old stuff is still searchable in the (old) section. I don't think you can renew an (old) section thread, but they can probably be copied into new active subforum threads. That way the knowledge and discussion can continue and accumulate without getting duplicated.

I'm really sorry for getting so far off your original topic.

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Re: TOP 10 best Pinzgauer modifications for improving perfor

Post by bonefish635 » Mon Jul 01, 2013 9:48 am


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Post TOP 10 best Pinzgauer modifications for improving performanc
in no particular order
lightweight starter from expedition imports
LED headlights/ taillights
new tires
electronic ignition
winch / bumper
optima batteries
waxoyl undercoating
locking gas cap
air compressor
(that gear modification ) how many of you guys have that ?
Safety glass windshield
Maybe you guys can make your own TOP 10 or just add some things i missed.
Definitely the flexible ducting exhaust link from SAV and similar. Eliminated backfiring on mine, and cut the exhaust noise noticeably too.

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Re: TOP 10 best Pinzgauer modifications for improving perfor

Post by totaljoint » Mon Jul 01, 2013 12:24 pm

Re: TOP 10 best Pinzgauer modifications for improving performance
If the topic is improving performance, then
the Goatwerks 2.7 liter engine and EFI rank pretty high- having driven
with and without those mods.

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Re: TOP 10 best Pinzgauer modifications for improving perfor

Post by Mr Zero » Tue Oct 29, 2013 10:32 am

totaljoint wrote:
Re: TOP 10 best Pinzgauer modifications for improving performance
If the topic is improving performance, then
the Goatwerks 2.7 liter engine and EFI rank pretty high- having driven
with and without those mods.
I second that. I'm driving with both the Goatwerks 2.7L engine and EFI and, as someone who uses their Pinz as a DD and an off-road overlander, I can't recommend them enough. I would certainly rank these mods as #1 and #2 on a top-10 list. (Thanks again, Jim!)
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Re: TOP 10 best Pinzgauer modifications for improving perfor

Post by ppearse » Wed Aug 23, 2017 7:49 am

I am not sure where this belongs but I thought a mod about performance would be the best place to start. My 710M came with an ignition mod that i have no clue and would love to know what it is. Please see the pic.
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