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  1. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Team, I'm thinking of moving on from my 1992 GQ RB30 manual. 320,000km. I've been looking at Gumtree and Carsales and can't find any of the 3 litre models for sale, only the 4.2 litre and the diesel. I'm just trying to get my head around what its worth, very roughly. Any ideas?
  2. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hi, we have recently bought a 1990 GQ RB30 carby on duel fuel. It has not run on petrol for ages - belly tank was a mess, so sorting that and a new fuel pump. I have sourced another carby cheaply that was running on petrol only. What is the poart on the engine side of the carby that has an...
  3. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    I've recently discovered a light grinding noise that sounds like it's coming from the front right wheel and I can feel it in the driver's foot well. It only happens when its 2500 -3000 revs. It happens in 2wd and 4wd with the hubs free and locked. Just wondering if anyone might have had the same...
  4. Buying a Nissan Patrol
    Hey guys! Need some sound advice, struggling big time. Going to be buying a patrol in the new year, budget around the $6500 mark. Covid tax has put so many out of my price range. However there's so many choices. GQ tb42 carby, GQ rb30 carby, gq rd28, gu tb45, gu zd30 I assume the gu models...
  5. Engine Conversions General
    Hey lads, for those with patrol knowledge I need it now! I’m doing an engine swap on my 1990gq patrol was originally a rb30 but I’ve recently bought a rd28 to replace it I put it in the other day and it’s off on all sorts of angle see video below.... I just wanna know if any of you have done...
  6. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    hey all, planning in the near future to do the rb30 efi conversion, i'm aware about the many, many topics and posts about this however the wiring aspect is intimidating. so basically im wondering if anyone from Perth (AU) has much knowledge on how to wire the efi/ecu/sensors/fuelpump/etc, who...
  7. Engine & Drivetrain
    Hey guys Just trying to get an imformative thread going regarding "turbo choice" for you're Rb30 Turbo conversions.There s%@t Loads of other info , tips , diagrams & how "to" articles on here would be good to hear what turbo you guys are using or have used , what's good / what's Bad Etc...
  8. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hi guys new to the patrol 4x4 forum and currently In the middle of an efi conversion on my rb30 gq patrol. With the help of all the threads here all is going well so far(well i think) lol but i cant work out for the life of me how i am going to set up my snorkel to reach my motor. I have a 3"...
  9. Engine & Drivetrain
    Hey fellow patrol owners, going to Kangaroo Island in the new truck in the new year, ive just spent a bit of money converting my RD28 to an RB30....now i want to know what you did to register it.... i dont want to go down and have them say something like oh its an efi you have to take it to...
  10. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Converting my RD28 to an RB30, i know that the blocks are the same and everything works fine.... the clutch will bolt straight on, and the engine mounts will be perfect. The only issue is once i got the RB30 home, realised the sprigot entry point to the RB30 is bigger than my RD28! Just...
  11. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Howdy! Quiete new to this site!:bananaro: Have a RD28 which is constantly giving me dramas! love the Troll but hate the Motor.... would absolutely love a TD42. The option i hear is an RB30 into the GQ... now im just wondering what i need to look out for.... Does the Gear Box of the RD28 bolt...
  12. Engine & Drivetrain
    Hi All, I need help/ advise from someone who's done at GQ 3l RB30 carby conversion to EFI. I've got a VL with everything needed to do the conversion but I just need some advise and "to do" during the conversion. My patrol is gas/ unleaded, but the VL run on straight gas and has a 3y old EFI...
  13. General Patrol Discussion
    Hey guys, have purchased a rb30 n/a 1990 gq patrol was wondering what's involved in a td42 conversion and if anyone's done it before, any help at all is greatly appreciated thank you kindly. Jake
  14. Engine & Drivetrain
    Hey guys, #1 I have an 1990 patrol, Rb30, petrol that ticks when I start the engine, but goes away after it's warmed up. This is caused by the lifters. The ticking I'm concerned about is the constant ticking when idling after it's warm and also while I accelerate. The ticking gets faster the...
  15. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hey guys, I'm looking at efi for the troll and putting a turbo kit on it.. Any suggestions and ideas would be much appreciated.. And what would i need to do efi conversion.. Regards leigh
  16. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hey guys, I'm looking for a cluster to replace mine, it's an RB30 Gq manual carby.. Will any Gq cluster fit??
  17. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    GQ RB30 melt down... Need help!! G'day fellas, I've since bought A rb30 troll, has little rust in the gutters, but overall in great nick.. I did a full service on Sunday 24th of feb and after driving for an hour my cigarette lighter blew up and a **** load of smoke came out from behind my...
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