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  1. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hey fellas, just bought my self my first ever shorty and was wondering whats the go to EFI conversion kit mainly for better fuel consumption and more hp. Whats the average cost for the kit as well? Cheers
  2. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hey guys, new Patrol owner here. I'm thinking of swapping my TB42e engine out of my '93 RX GQ for a TD42, and wondering whether it as straight forward as putting the motor in (I'm aware the engine mounts are the same) or if there is more involved to it. Cheers -Tommy
  3. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hi Guys, I have a 1989 Ford Maverick which has a TB42 Carby. I rebuilt the Carby, put new rotor button, dizzy cap, leads, ignition coil, spark plugs. Everything was running fine until I ran out of fuel (my fault the gauge was not accurate). So I gave the Carby to be cleaned again suspecting dirt...
  4. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    So when I start my wagon it seems to not start start unless I give it throttle while turning the key it, shoots a little fuel out the exhaust, then after driving for about say 30 mins it just stalls turns off. Would this be air, fuel or disruption/igtion problem. Thanks
  5. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Alright long time lurker first time poster Recently removed my petrol tank on my dual fuel shorty as it was causing problems I knew the economy was dogshit and decided to test it finally getting 40L per 100kms I haven’t played with the carby tuning or timing and I’m about to have a crack being...
  6. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    I have a ‘89 Ford Maverick TB42 Carby. I rebuilt my Carby and put new points, new rotor button, new dizzy cap and condenser near the dizzy. But now and then, when I’m cruising the engine misses and tachometer starts to shake terribly. I noticed that one wire to a small silver cylinder thingie...
  7. General Patrol Discussion
    So i’ve gone to start my car and it tries to turn over but won’t start, makes a very loud clicking under the car sounds like under the passenger seat, when i attempt to start the car it tries and then almost flutters before i finish the attempt. I’m not good with cars so i have no idea what is...
  8. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Gday I’ve got a tb42 carby, had it in the garage for a while, went out for a drive in it not long ago and would rev past 3k all though it ran fairly well, I thought to clean the carby and put a new kit through so just did that today and still having the same issue, it seems that the other...
  9. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hi all, My 1988 TB42 Carby is acting up. It runs fine in LPG but when I switch to petrol it cannot even keep its idle. I was wondering if there’s any good carby mechanics around Victoria (SE suburbs if possible) for me get it serviced/rebuilt. And roughly how much will it cost? thanks a lot...
  10. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    I’m a newbie to all 4x4. I just wanted to know which engine oil is the best since I’m thinking of taking the Mav for 4x4 a lot. Engine - TB42 Carby 1988 Ford Maverick Manual. 412,000KMs
  11. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    I have a 1988 Ford Maverick TB42 Carby. My alternator is gone and I recently purchased an alternator. The battery terminal of the back of the new one is much bigger than the one I originally have. I guess my one is 50A, I cannot connect it since the wire clamp is small to connect to new one. Is...
  12. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hey Guys have searched forums for a similar situation to mine but none quite the same. I have a 91 Maverick that seems to be having some cooling issues. The car hasn't been overheating, albeit runs a little warmer than most as I've read (needle sits 1/4 around town, 1/2 on highway, maybe a...
  13. Engine & Drivetrain
    Hey fellas, hoping someone can help me. Had my tb42 carby running on LPG yesterday and as soon as I put it in gear and drove it cut at 3000 rpm, died and wont start. There is lpg in the tank and I can hear it click when I switch the switch off and back onto lpg. I tipped some petrol down the...
  14. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    does anyone have a picture/diagram of all the vacuum hoses? Bought the car with no engine have no clue where everything goes Cheers
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
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