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  1. No turbo on board yet threedogs, early next year,...

    No turbo on board yet threedogs, early next year, likely the garret HPD set up. i'll probably have a bit more of an idea once i find out where the meat is in the torque range rpm wise and match it up...
  2. calling GQ TD42 Auto Owners (and other GURUS) - DIFF RATIO ASSIST

    Guys - my question to you is how are you finding highway performance when loaded, towing, hills, headwinds, etc.? do you experience kick down to third often, or frequent converter unlocking then...
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    just realised my error here, i already run 4.1...

    just realised my error here, i already run 4.1 gears, therefore looking for at least 4.375 to bring back to standard.

    BUT as the autos run a 30% overdrive of .694 (compared to 17% overdrive .836...
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    Thanks for the info bigwesty 👍

    Thanks for the info bigwesty 👍
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    personally....buy the Aussie complied GQ mate,...

    personally....buy the Aussie complied GQ mate, lots of them are already turboed aftermarket anyways, and if you find one that's worthy of ownership and is NA, no biggie, get it done yourself the way...
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    Gu diffs into GQ ....compatibility

    Hi,
    How compatible are the GU wagon diffs front and rear, to bolt into GQ LWB? I'm weighing up the effort going ahead with a conversion rather than just swap centres.
    I'm looking at a ratio swap...
  7. I've decided that I prefer the Garrett...

    I've decided that I prefer the Garrett intercooled set up from HP diesel over the safari. Partly due to cost, but mainly the airbox set up using a ZD30 and intercooler routing to the intake manifold...
  8. what do you know about Safari Engineering Turbo Kits TD42

    hi all
    What do you guys think of the Safari Turbo Kit, the proper one from Safari 4x4 Engineering - the mob in South Croydon Vic? (Not the cheapie ebay specials called safari turbo)
    Ive put it in...
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    Thats pretty sound advice jff, cheers.

    Thats pretty sound advice jff, cheers.
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    Hey TuckerT What rpms does yours sit at 100...

    Hey TuckerT
    What rpms does yours sit at 100 klicks cruise?
    Mine with new 33`s at an indicated 100 is just under 2000 rpm. My diff is in possible need of a new crown wheel/pinion set and was...
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    Hey JFF now thats the kind of real world info i...

    Hey JFF now thats the kind of real world info i was hoping for, great tip re transgo kit, gives me some direction to take with some confidence of it all being worthwhile. thanks!

    PS; re highjack...
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    Hi Tucker trucker, just so i understand you...

    Hi Tucker trucker,
    just so i understand you correct.... you used to push 95 before the rebuild and now your lucky to break 85.......was it your engine or your trans your refering to there?
    either...
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    Thanks for the info JFF, Regular service history...

    Thanks for the info JFF,
    Regular service history indicating trans servicing traveled 290K, radiator replaced 12 months ago with OEM.
    I'm not swapping my LF 240 blitz currently fitted to my Prado...
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    GQ TD42 Auto....Trans Cooling Questions

    Hi Guys,
    I'm pretty new to this forum, if this topic has been covered feel free to tip me on searching this out for myself.

    Recently acquired GQ TD42 NA auto. Vehicle totally stock everything...
  15. Good Diesel Patrol Mechanic Perth WA...any recommendations?

    Hi Guys,
    just picked up a very well looked after GQ TD42 auto and looking for a reliable trustworthy workshop (ie: doesn't take the piss) preferably one that is familiar with the old patrols...
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    Hey check out Gturbo in Balcatta WA. I'm led to...

    Hey check out Gturbo in Balcatta WA.
    I'm led to believe They locally manufacture hi flow turbos and have recently developed a couple of kits inhouse for the TD42 in high mount. I'm researching this...
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    Just as well I'm a Hawks man 🍻 (always have been,...

    Just as well I'm a Hawks man 🍻 (always have been, much to the disgust of my mates)
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    thanks to all for the welcome. Great news!!...

    thanks to all for the welcome.
    Great news!!
    just found me a super SCHWEEET stock as a rock mint condition, and i mean F ing mint GQ 4.2 NA, just got it home today, Ill post up a new thread with...
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    Gday from Freo WA

    Hi folks,
    Occasional lurker in the past and relatively limited time behind the wheel of nissan patrol breed. Only Nissan owned was a 1990 GQ td42 purchased with 400K on the clock 10 odd years ago,...
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