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  1. Thanks - Sounds like a good start. Will do that...

    Thanks - Sounds like a good start. Will do that today .
  2. Thanks! That was my first thought as well. But...

    Thanks!
    That was my first thought as well. But the almost no coolant use ... ?
    Would even a teeny weeny bit of coolant in the one pot cause that even though it runs smooth ?
  3. GQ TB42 runs well but has one corroded sparkplug

    Hi All

    TB42 carby on dual fuel.
    The spark plugs are less than 5000 k / 6 months old.
    But the number 3 cylinder plug is sort of corroding away - or covered in some kind of rust like coating -...
  4. GQ TB42 replace mechanical fuel pump for electrical.

    I have a TB42 on dual fuel. Runs great but I don't like the always 'on' mechanical fuel pump - every so often I smell petrol. So bought a terrific electric pump only to be used when on petrol once...
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    Patrol 1985 or Navara 1997

    Hi folks , I am looking at a Patrol 1985 Ute for transport of water in one of those 1000 litre tanks / shuttles.
    Will be over fairly rough tracks on very large farm.
    I can buy a nice Patrol 1985...
  6. Thanks - bought a new one from the local garage -...

    Thanks - bought a new one from the local garage - $239.
    Indeed what a crazy job to remove the startermotor. That was one of the few easy job on my long gone Land Rover :-)
    But found out the old...
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    Thanks - just got the Davies Craig cooler here -...

    Thanks - just got the Davies Craig cooler here - looks like very well made quality.
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    Thanks ! I was told that a straight ON /OFF...

    Thanks !
    I was told that a straight ON /OFF switch might damage the solenoid , that it has to be a soft start electronic switch that sends a slow increasing voltage....
    Any thoughts about that ?
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    Thanks again. My first action is an oil cooler...

    Thanks again.
    My first action is an oil cooler for now - even the car without trailer struggles now in temperatures over 40 degrees on those two crazy steep climbs.
    Next week have the relays and...
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    Thanks !! I have never heard about that torque...

    Thanks !!
    I have never heard about that torque converter lockup - searched the forum and it looks very very promising. Easy job.

    I live almost in Warrumbungle N.P. NSW with two very very steep...
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    Which oil cooler for auto box ?

    I have a TB42 with automatic transmission , soon going to tow a caravan so want to fit an oil cooler. What brand oilcoolere is best and , what is best fitting location / size and what other...
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    We have each one. Me the basic one , my wife the...

    We have each one. Me the basic one , my wife the high back one. They are just perfect - we use them when bicycling. But also on a car trip. Bit of a slow assembly but the real rest opposed to sitting...
  13. Cheap starter motors on eBay any good ?

    Hi Patrollers ,
    On eBay I see a huge range of cheap starter motors for my GQ - priced around $80 . In the past I (before ebay became so big) used to pay around $250 mark and more.
    Are those cheap...
  14. THAT's a great advice - nice job for a cool early...

    THAT's a great advice - nice job for a cool early tomorrow morning.
    Thanks !
  15. TB42 carbie getting old - poor compression - please advice

    Hi , my trusty TB42 carbie is getting old. The 1989 GQ safari has done 400k , not sure about the engine.
    Over the last year or so it slowly lost its interest in climbing the steep Mountains of...
  16. Swivel hub rebuild kit - crazy price variations on eBay - how to choose

    Hi all !

    I had to replace a front brake disc - so just as well do at least some seals and gaskets I thought. I bought the main oil seal (biggest one in the hub) and the axle seal (the one deepest...
  17. Hi , currently camping so limited computer abuse...

    Hi , currently camping so limited computer abuse :-) It went really well, both the old Range Rover timing-retard unit and the Piranha are working flawless together. Also modified the gas carburettor...
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    Thanks - sounds serious enough to stick to well...

    Thanks - sounds serious enough to stick to well known sellers.
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    Thanks for this really helpful instructions. Yes...

    Thanks for this really helpful instructions. Yes on LPG as well.
    Still cleaning up the mechanical mess the previous owner's mechanic created, thankfully the previous owner hardly used the car ,...
  20. Dual Fuel Electronic Ignition - timing retard

    From my old dual fuel Range Rover I had salvaged a modern A&R Dual Fuel Electronic Ignition.
    But my 'new' 1989 GQ was already fitted with a Piranha Ignition System. ....
    Would it be possible to...
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    Rebuild carburettor 1989 GQ / Y60

    I'm planning to rebuild my Carburettor at the 1989 GQ/Y60 4.2 engine.
    The thing is pitch black from soot when looking into the top. So it seems about time.

    I see rebuild kits for sale on eBay ,...
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    Sorry - no steering box - have to check in the...

    Sorry - no steering box - have to check in the shed what's there. Mostly steering / suspension stuff and some V8 engine related.
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    I got the the point that I 'advertised' my Land...

    I got the the point that I 'advertised' my Land Rover addiction by saying 'I can fix my Landy so professional after all that training - I had too' :-) . Still have a lot of Land Rover gear / spares...
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    Thanks - coming from 25 years of active LandRover...

    Thanks - coming from 25 years of active LandRover use I would think twice before going Land Rover 6x6 ... Yes super off road but up for a maintenance nightmare I'm afraid.
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    It looks like the previous owner used them for a...

    It looks like the previous owner used them for a caster correction. Would tat be possible with rubber bushes anyway ?
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