2wd to Weipa?

2wd to Weipa?

by victor

Just thinking of driving a late model Commodore Stationwagon to Weipa.

I dont know if its possible to put new springs and shockies to make the corregations more tollerant and to add to the vehicle clearance.

Suggestions please.

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Hi Victor,
by: Katrin

My partner Mark says, yes you can do it, but if you don't drive very steady you would wreck the car as we all know they are not made for corrugations.

He said in his opinion it's not worth with the new springs and shockies because to lift the car you have to put in stiffer ones, and you would only probably lift the car an inch and a half at the most.

There is obviously the cost plus it might turn out an unnecessary modification. For that cost, you could consider hiring a 4WD, depending on how long time you go of course.

Cape York in a BT50 2wd
by: Handbrake

We took our Mazda BT50 up to the cape rough corrugated Rd ! Went ok except we broke an engine Mount we found out when we went to Darwin after that during a regular car service !

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