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  1. Thread: MQ(260) glow plugs

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    Has anyone fitted the Bogaard Glow plug...

    Has anyone fitted the Bogaard Glow plug controllers ? They appear to only be available in Australia, I cant find a UK supplier
    I believe you can set a post glow to pulse the glowplugs , that way I...
  2. Thread: MQ(260) glow plugs

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    Sorted... I had to make a slide hammer with a M4...

    Sorted... I had to make a slide hammer with a M4 thread to screw on to the glow plug terminal to get them out !
    Worked though !
    The end of the glowplug was like a balloon . I think I've over heated...
  3. Thread: MQ(260) glow plugs

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    Nightmare, it's been working great for a couple...

    Nightmare, it's been working great for a couple of week, and just the last couple of days back to clouds of smoke and not starting on the first crank
    I guess some of the glow plugs have died , if...
  4. Thread: Rd28t white smoke

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    I had that issue .... It was the glowplugs.

    I had that issue .... It was the glowplugs.
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    Hi Lan, update on my MK 2.8 veg oil conversion ...

    Hi Lan, update on my MK 2.8 veg oil conversion

    I tried 33% diesel, 66% straight veg oil, it was difficult to start and definitely down on power

    It's seems to be happy on 40% diesel, 60% veg...
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    Replacement sills for MQ/MK ?

    Does anyone know if replacement sills are available ?

    My MK is in pretty good condition, but does need a little welding at the back of the sill section on both sides

    I don't need a complete...
  7. Thread: MQ(260) glow plugs

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    Cheers, will take a look and see if the wiring...

    Cheers, will take a look and see if the wiring matches the wiring on the plug of the control unit
    It does seem the MQ with the RD28t is quite rare, the only service manual I've found is in Spanish !
  8. Thread: MQ(260) glow plugs

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    I tried removing the earth, but no luck, I think...

    I tried removing the earth, but no luck, I think either the relay or the control unit is faulty
    I'm going to junk the second relay, and the control unit
    Have ordered a timer relay that is...
  9. Thread: MQ(260) glow plugs

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    Can seem to use the second relay, does anyone...

    Can seem to use the second relay, does anyone know where the glowplug control unit is located ?
  10. Thread: MQ(260) glow plugs

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    Started great... But then ran rough as the glow...

    Started great... But then ran rough as the glow plugs had gone out
    I don't want to fit a manual switch if I can help it, will either replace the 1st relay with a timed relay, or see if I can use the...
  11. Thread: MQ(260) glow plugs

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    I check the 3 standard contact plugs by putting...

    I check the 3 standard contact plugs by putting them across the battery, one of them was dead, one didn't heat up quickly.
    One of the double contact plugs was dead too.

    Bought some 4.2 plugs,...
  12. Thread: MQ(260) glow plugs

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    Cheers.... That's starting to make some sense...

    Cheers.... That's starting to make some sense now !
    Would you recommend ditching the post glow system and converting to 4.2 plugs like others have done ?
  13. Thread: MQ(260) glow plugs

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    Hi all, Can someone explain to me how this...

    Hi all,

    Can someone explain to me how this system works?

    I have 2 sets of 3 plugs fitted to my 2.8 diesel turbo
    There are 2 relays, and 2 contacts strips as show in the pics
    The one relay...
  14. Thread: MQ(260) glow plugs

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    MQ(260) glow plugs

    So my MQ fitted with a 2.8 turbo diesel, is a little rough at idle when starting from cold
    I've read that people have fitted 4.2 glow plugs ?
    Just trying to understand if mine are 12 0r 6 volt ? Or...
  15. Thread: 260 from UK

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    And for any bikers on the site.... Here's my...

    And for any bikers on the site.... Here's my other ride !49688
  16. Thread: Uk 260

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    Thanks everyone, I've posted a pic of my Patrol...

    Thanks everyone, I've posted a pic of my Patrol in Members rides !
  17. Thread: 260 from UK

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    260 from UK

    Here's my recently acquired Patrol

    Not sure if you guys call this a MQ or a MK ?
    It has a 2.8 turbo diesel in it
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  18. Thread: Uk 260

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    Thanks for all the welcome's everyone !

    Thanks for all the welcome's everyone !
  19. Thread: Uk 260

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    Ha yes.... From sunny Wales !

    Ha yes.... From sunny Wales !
  20. Thread: Uk 260

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    Uk 260

    Hello, Recently purchased a 1992 Patrol 260 (think you guys call it a GQ?) Has a 2.8 Turbo diesel engine .... and a few wiring problems !
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