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Shogun Sport [1st gen]

What it’s like to own the 1st generation Shogun Sport including the work we’ve done, ownership in Spain, maintenance and how it performs as a budget overlander.

DIY Overland Drawers – Holding up after 6 months?
DIY overland drawers

DIY Overland Drawers – Holding up after 6 months?

DIY overland drawers and how they are holding up after six months of weekly use. The storage system was one of the first jobs we did on the Shogun, essential for keeping all the gear organised and a handy set…

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Shogun Sport Suspension Exhaust Knock
Shogun Sport Suspension Exhaust Knock

Shogun Sport Suspension Exhaust Knock

Shogun Sport Suspension Exhaust Knock Identifying a knock or other noise coming from the back end of a 4x4 is a notoriously hit and miss process, there are dozens of components and moving parts that make up the suspension set…

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Realities of Sourcing Montero Parts in Spain – Impossible?
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Realities of Sourcing Montero Parts in Spain – Impossible?

Sourcing Montero Parts in Spain Since owning the Shogun/Montero since 2020 sourcing parts has been a headache - there are no two ways about it, sourcing older model Montero parts in Spain is not easy. Having scoured the internet there…

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Mitsubishi Budget Overland Build [Walkaround]
Mitsubishi Budget Overland Build

Mitsubishi Budget Overland Build [Walkaround]

Mitsubishi Budget Overland Build November 2020 saw our Mitsubishi budget overland build spring into life, the Shogun perched on the top level of a car transporter outside our warehouse was the very beginning of a reality we'd been planning for…

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Full Dip Hyper Black – Liquid Vinyl [Another Coat]
Full Dip Hyper Black

Full Dip Hyper Black – Liquid Vinyl [Another Coat]

Another coat of liquid vinyl for the Shogun alloys and this time we went for Full Dip Hyper black which isn't really black at all, more of a deep metallic grey. One of the problems of buying paint online for…

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Creating a Car History File – Why it Will Add Value
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Creating a Car History File – Why it Will Add Value

Creating a car history file is a good idea, even more so if you plan to do plenty of modifications etc as it helps keep a record for you and future buyers. Back in the early 90's I bought a…

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Shogun Alloy Wheel Restoration with Full Dip
shogun alloy wheel restoration

Shogun Alloy Wheel Restoration with Full Dip

Shogun Alloy Wheel Restoration with Full Dip When we bought the Shogun from the UK we knew that the alloys were tatty, to be expected on a 4x4 of this age that has spent the last twenty years in the…

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Shogun Sport Overland Storage DIY Drawer System

Shogun Sport Overland Storage DIY Drawer System

Shogun Sport Overland Storage System . buying plyboard, cutting and fitting to a first gen Shogun. Overland storage systems range from the simple to the expensive and complex, for us it was always going to be a DIY affair from…

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Fitting LED Bar to Shogun Tailgate
fitting led bar to shogun

Fitting LED Bar to Shogun Tailgate

Fitting LED Bar to Shogun Tailgate including step by step images and wiring tips Having swapped out the original interior courtesy light bulbs it was time to consider lighting at the rear of the truck for when we needed something…

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Shogun Sport Compass Bulb Removal
shogun sport compass bulb removal

Shogun Sport Compass Bulb Removal

Shogun Sport Compass Bulb Removal and Refitting Shogun Sport compass bulb replacement, this one comes up quite a lot and while a bit fiddly, it's an easy job. Older generation Shoguns [including the Shogun Sport offered a 'tri gauge' which…

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