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General Information

Year
1990
Make
Nissan
Model
GQ
Color
Black/Silver
Packages
4.2ltr Diesel, aftermarket Turbo, bullbar, winch, upgraded Rancho Suspension, 70 Ltr sub tank fitted.
History
I bought this one early in 2007 from a guy that used it to pull a caravan. It had only done big grey nomad trips and had been religiously oil changed every 5,000kms (with genuine oil and filters!). It looked like a new car and had Black Widow drawers in back. He was so keen, he did an oil and filter change for me when I picked it up.

It hasn't done much offroad, but lots of long trips. It is now my main vehicle.

Cooling system worked over, Berrima Diesel Injector replacement at 175,000kms, clutch at 185,000kms. On 195,000kms now.

Turbo is a Swiesser or whatever and not the best set up, can't get it to boost until I'm doing 100kms when in 5th gear, even after Berrima Diesel tweaking it. I'm going to have to get rid of the inefficient pre air cleaner, fit a more efficient later model one (or a snorkel) and also fit a Pyrometer and boost guage and really figure out whats gogin on.
1990 Nissan GQ (Black/Silver)

Modifications

Drivetrain
Turbo, see above
Interior
Overhead mounted UHF Radio (listen to the truckies say the F word three times in every sentence, great stuff, not!).
Exterior
Big ding on o/s quarter panel, distracted while reversing short assed trailer. :(

TJM Bullbar (its not that I'm so fond of TJM bars, I prefer ARB Winch bars, but this one wa son my old Datto).
9000lb winch
Audio
Sony car radio, extra little drawer fitted inplace of cassette player.
Wheel and Tire
10.5x31x15 Cooper ATs, Cheviot Mag Wheels (these are a real bear to remove and fit, I am thinking of going to white spokers, but they look sooooooooo good :(

I think I'd have a heart attack if I tried to change one out in the bush.

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