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  1. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hi all, would just like some opinions on doing an efi conversion vs swapping in a tb42 efi engine. It’s a 1990 auto tb42 carby maverick. The end goal is a turbo tb42 efi, so just wondering what costs and effort would be like for both options. Also going manual would be preferable but not...
  2. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hi all, I’ve recently purchased a 1990 maverick with a tb42 carby, currently grandpa spec but I intend to go 2 inch lift and 35’s for the bush, keeping 31’s for daily use. It’s pretty slow especially going up hills. Just wondering what people are doing for a little bit of power, not looking for...
  3. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hi all, I have recently purchased a 1990 tb42 carby dual fuel maverick. This light come on on the dash when I first start then car then goes away. It sometimes flashes for about 5 seconds when first starting the car then goes away. It also comes on under acceleration but then goes away when I...
  4. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Alrighty, so I’ve purchase a 91 Ford Maverick, with a Barra!! It’s currently in Melbourne expected to make its way here in Adelaide on the 8th. My predicament is that the vehicle isn’t engineered for the swap, it’s registered with the original engine number. Now getting it registered here in SA...
  5. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hi guys. I’ve recently inherited my late grandfathers 1989 Ford Maverick 4.2l unleaded SWB. I’ve installed all the wiring for a dual battery setup, however the tray I ordered is far too small for a decent sized battery. Has anyone had an experience modifying a tray to rotate the battery 90...
  6. Wrecking / Dismantling. Clas
    Hi all, I bought an old friends GQ as the original owner 'stored' it at his house for several years before deciding he didn't want it. It's had a tough life (owner, atleast the second owner worked in property maitenance and also loved going away camping...) and when I bought it it has sat for 2...
  7. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    hey guys just brought my self a good ol maverick all very neat n tidy n runs well just after a very nice way to mount some gauges so i can see them. any good ideas? dash pod? chers camm
  8. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hey guys Need some help I just bought some rear seats for my SWB ford maverick and I just need some help finding the part that holds the seats in the up right position so if someone can let me know the name of what that part is called would really help thanks.
  9. New Members, Please Introduce Yourself Here
    G'day Everyone, Thought I would do the courteous and give an introduction before starting a post about my build. I am currently located in Townsville, however I will be heading down to Canberra next year for work. I have been looking for a Ford Maverick basically since I got my P's, however I...
  10. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hey all, Relatively new here and due to unforseen circumstances am forced to leave behind my gq lwb but now am thinking about getting into a swb patrol, preferrably the td42t, but iwas just wondering about the Ford Maverick swb, (now i know theyre basically just a rebadged patrol) but is there...
  11. Suspension and Steering
    My Maverick currently has 3 inch body lift and 2 inch suspension, if I put 4 inch Spring lift in it what will I need to change or even 2 inch Spring spacers
  12. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hey guys, so this is my first post here.. or any car forum for that matter. So i recently bought a 1989 TB42 dual fuel ford maverick, running fine for $1700. The plan is to eventually get it converted into a sleeper and do a trip around Australia but the mechanics of the car need to be...
  13. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hi Everyone, I am looking at replacing some parts in my Maverick. Is there any difference between the patrol or the maverick? It is a 4.2L petrol manual LWB. for example i am looking at a radiator for tb42 and i was told by the supplier that it wont fit, is this true?
  14. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hi guys I've been looking for a bolt on exhaust I can buy for a SWB 1989 Mav 4.2ltr petrol carby. Was hoping for the whole thing from extractors to tail pipe. Can't seem to find anyone who does these kits. Any help would be appreciated. Mavelick
  15. Members Rides, Build Thread Forum
    Hey, new here. I picked up this Ford Maverick less then two weeks ago and already have gotten elbows deep into it. TB42 4.2L Petrol, Carby, Short Wheel base. I'm hoping to build this up into a neat 4x4 for camping, exploring and as a daily driver. When i looked at it, it was sitting for a...
  16. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hi I just bought my mav and i need new frames for the cargo windows. where the best and/or cheapest place to get a pair? or does anyone have any they dont need???
  17. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hi guys, First time posting here.. I recently got myself my 89 GQ Maverick, and am looking to add a water tank to it. Has anyone done this under body before? I'm looking to do it under the middle row drivers side (where the aux tank goes i think). Space inside is at a premium due to the GF...
  18. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hey guys so my 89 Mav isnt starting i turn key and nothing happens, I have arced starter with a spanner and it turns but doesnt shoot out, and the little positive wire that goes to solenoid i have test lighted and lights up when I turn key but nothing happens, but if i unplug it and feed a...
  19. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hi guys, I have been losing coolant and am getting water coming out of the exhaust, along with overheating on the highway. (TB42) Seems all signs are heading to a cracked head. I'm not in financial position to outlay a huge cost, so I was looking for a TEMPORARY fix, and was thinking of Chemi...
  20. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hi guys, I have a 1993 DA maverick, LWB, petrol carby. Wanna change my brake pads, but finding it incredibly hard to find the correct pads. I would prefer Bendix 4x4 pads, but they only list for a DA up to 1991. Can't find any other pads to suit either. Struggling! Does anyone know of a suitable...
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