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  1. Nissan Patrol GU/GR Y61
    Gday guys. I’ve got a 2003 td42ti gu patrol and since few days I’ve noticed that I kind of loosing power when it gets hot. Car still keeps going but I feel it doesn’t go as much as I accelerate and also I can feel the car is sort of vibrating when it happens. Car isn’t getting hot or anything...
  2. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hi all, I just brought home a td42 turbo Gq wagon for my first car and it doesn’t have a rear sway bar. I’m sure this has been covered before but I couldn’t find too much on the topic. Will I have any problems with running no sway bars? How much more flex does it actually give you? I have a 2...
  3. Nissan Patrol GU/GR Y61
    Ok well I should start off by saying it’s a 2000 gu td42t in the mornings after I start it not all the time it is making a weird noise on idle it sounds like a on off deep droning sound seems to be in time with the engine roughly half a second between even after I get to work which is about 15...
  4. Nissan Patrol GU/GR Y61
    Hi all, What is the sensor on the inlet manifold on original 1999 Y61 TD42T? Temp, glow plug? Car starts fine. I want to repair frayed wires which are likely shorting so I need to remove and rewire but it looks welded in/really well sealed in. Depending on what it is what would shorting cause...
  5. Engine & Drivetrain
    Hi all, I have a cooked 4.2 turbo GU and I am looking at going down the rebuild path. Looking for some advice and also some recommended diesel mechanics in the northern rivers NSW area. Going to need a loan so need some honest quotes!!!! The poor old girl burst a radiator hose and was driven...
  6. 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...
  7. Members Rides, Build Thread Forum
    Hi for a while ive been watching a few of the builds and thought id join in, Although mine is going to be slow. I bought the ute back in February with 236600ks, Everything seemed ok, apart from bent LHR control arm. So i brought it home when we had really bad storms, When i started getting...
  8. Members Rides, Build Thread Forum
    G'day all, Welcome to the build thread for the conversion of my 1998 GU TB45E auto to a factory turbo TD42T. Background: A few years back my TB45E head was needing a reco due to many years on LPG, at which point in time I decided to ditch LPG and run straight petrol with long range tank (I...
  9. Engine & Drivetrain
    Driving down a highway, @ 60kmph, in third, and floored it next to a Toyota LC 1HZ NA, and i could not overtake. in fact, when i shifted to 4th, he started gaining. What could be the problem??? my analysis, 1. turbo not spooling/boosting enough. 2. Maybe, LDA not functioning. 3. Maybe, thats...
  10. General Patrol Discussion
    Hey guys first I'll say I'm not sure if this is the right place this is one of my first posts, Just thought I'd show you my new turbo install. I did all of it myself (apart from asking 1000 questions to my mate) so I'm pretty proud. I would love if you see something thats a little off to point...
  11. Engine & Drivetrain
    G'day all, I have a question regarding the factory HT-18 Turbo on my TD42T Patrol. My old man has given me his 2001 GU Patrol ute that's been sitting in the shed for over 4 years, undriven. The ute itself has only done 120,000kms but fell ill to a cracked radiator, which dumped all the water...
  12. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hey guys, I've recently started a TD42t conversion so I thought I'd post up a progress/how to/question thread. I'm trying to take as many photo's as possible along the way. I found myself a cheap TD42t GQ silvertop with 220,000 on the clock. It has a DTS turbo kit and a straight out 3"...
  13. Engine & Drivetrain
    Hey guys, I have a 2006 td42t and am having trouble with the #4 piston oil jet failing it seems like the solder around the jet is breaking and the nozzle is popping out of the banjo. This is the 2nd time it's happened now. The 1st time it had 105,000kms on the clock. I've rebuilt the engine and...
  14. Buying a Nissan Patrol
    Hi guys new to the forum, just after some advice becUse i am Looking to by a gu ute 4.2, test drove one the other night and it didn't go as well as I thought it would, what would be the best mods to do with 10k spending money? Cheersa
  15. Auto Electrical
    I am currently looking at a dash pod to hold 4 gauges so I can monitor what is going on with my car, so I don't break anything. I have looked at a few different brands for gauges, and I think I have decided on GlowShift gauges imported from the US. What key information do I need to show? Should...
  16. Members Rides, Build Thread Forum
    Hello Everyone! I have finally upgraded from my little old 89 TD42 wagon "Red Rocket" to a 2000 equivalent, but with a turbo, less kilometers, and more comfortable. My plan is to move the roofrack, dual battery system, winch, and UHF radios to the new patrol, then sell the old GQ to pay off...
  17. Nissan Patrol GU/GR Y61
    Hi all, looking to gain a bit of help in regards to an issue i am having. When i start the engine (TD42T) in the morning or when the engine is cold, i have to glow it 4-5 times. Now, i have checked all the glow plugs with a multimeter and also tested them out of the engine to see if they get...
  18. Engine & Drivetrain
    Hey guys. Need help I am in the process of installing a TD42T motor into 96 GQ. It was going real smooth (actual to smooth nothing ever goes that smooth) jacked the motor up on the hoist had everything ready went to put the clutch on and it doesn’t fit AAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRRRRGGGGGGGG!!!!! I heard...
  19. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Ok after playing around with my gq td42t yesterday on the dyno I found that my diesel pump is not as good as I'd hoped .... So I think it's time to buy a modified diesel pump the problem I have is I don't really know much bout diesels and I don't know what I'm asking for or if what they are...
  20. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Just looking at doing a intercoolersetup on my gq td42 and was wondering what's better to go with front mount or top mount / air2air or water2air?? .... Can you keep your air con and have a front mount without loosing Ur grill ? What size would best suit the patrol? Bonnet clearance is not an...
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