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  1. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Anyone ever grinded back their discs. I’ve got some solid 3mm grooves going and don’t want to replace them
  2. Engine & Drivetrain
    Gday all Have just picked up my Patrol (2nd time having 1) and this is the 1st auto patrol ive had. 2007 DX Auto CRD, got plenty of work done to it and I'm still working out plenty of it. Problem I'm having is when I first jump in after its been parked (weather its 5min or 5 hours) put it into...
  3. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hi all I have a GQ TD42 silvertop (aftermarket turbo). I have been having a problem with my brakes. Whilst driving, the first 2 pumps of the brakes exhibit good vacuum assistance, brakes work good I can lock the fronts up in the wet, the 3rd and 4th pump less so until the brakes are rock hard...
  4. Nissan Patrol GU/GR Y61
    Afternoon All, Just had my GR in for an MOT and its failed on brake lines corroded all over the place. When I had my LR Disco I bought a flare kit and pipe, unions etc and did the job myself. Gonna do this lot myself cos I'm sure someone will charge me a small fortune. I know the unions on the...
  5. Nissan Patrol GU/GR Y61
    Just a quick one for those of you looking to extend the front brake lines of a GUIII in the Hunter Valley area. I found that my front was different to the back where the hard lines come in. Carters at East Maitland did me an extended one up on the spot for $75 braided. Hope this helps others out.
  6. General Patrol Discussion
    Hi, Came across this after reading the brake modifications... interesting thoughts as to how to go about adjusting the brake proportioning valve.... Proportioning Valves Piers :bananada:
  7. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    For a few years now, the rear brake/tail lights have been turning on by themselves with the key out and the vehicle switched off (a Nissan Patrol GQ SWB). Recently we looked into the problem and disconnected the pushrod censor from the brake pedal, however despite this the brake lights still go...
  8. Suspension and Steering
    G'day, this is my first post but I admit to browsing this awesome resource on several occasions and look forward to contributing in future. I have an '04 GU 3ltr Y61 STL which I have owned since new and use as both a daily driver and bush pig / 4wd camping. Has 2" raised suspension, bars, dual...
  9. Suspension and Steering
    G'day everyone, I just wanted to get the word out there about Jakes Brakes & Services my new servicing centre in Yatala that specialises in everything suspension and brakes. Lift kits you name it or just call and ask for me Jake 07 3386 1460 I'll try and steer you in the right direction. We...
  10. Nissan Patrol MQ/MK 160/260 series
    I have an 85 SWB Patrol,I have just replaced brake master cylinder,rear shoes,front pads and put calliper kits on both front wheels,my problem is,after bleeding I still have no pedal pressure,or very little and no brakes...have I done something wrong or is there something else I shoud be doing :?:
  11. General Patrol Discussion
    Hey, So I got myself a set of DBA slotted rotors (Survival 4x4 or something). Anyway went to put them on this arvo and it turns out they're too thick for the calipers. Just wondering if anyone can confirm these part numbers: DBA 623SR (right) and DBA 623SL (left) Its a 93 GQ TD42, single...
  12. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    hi im wondering if n e one knows wtf is going on with my brakes. ill start from the top the ute has disc front drum rear. i blew the clutch on it and it didnt get driven for around a year. once i got it going with a new clutch the brakes worked for a week or so then stuck on. the next day i...
  13. Nissan Patrol MQ/MK 160/260 series
    I just want to ask if somebody have tried to convert or change their caliper brakes, from single piston to double piston?I'm just wondering if it is possible...
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