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    Re: Landcruiser 4.2 Diesel turbo

    And here you have real world experience of turbo vs. non-turbo.
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    Re: Landcruiser 4.2 Diesel turbo

    On paper, the two engine specifications are nearly exactly the same.
    The 300TDi would outperform the 1HZ in real world applications though, I recon.
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    Re: Landcruiser 4.2 Diesel turbo

    Be prepared to be underwhelmed.
    Like the 3.2D Nissan Hardbody, the the 4.2 Nissan Patrol, the Toyota 3.0DE, the 4.2 1HZ is not a performance motor.
    It is a slow speed, torque endurance motor.
    It...
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    Re: Landcruiser 4.2 Diesel turbo

    Very interesting find.
    You won't need the MadMan if you remove the turbo.

    Unless you want to measure water temperature, water level and perhaps the oil temperature too (instead of the EGT).
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    Re: Landcruiser 4.2 Diesel turbo

    The same will apply to your low pressure turbocharged 1HZ.
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    Re: Landcruiser 4.2 Diesel turbo

    To measure EGT (EXHAUST gas temperature) the EGT probe goes in at the exhaust manifold.
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    Re: PRADO 150 Towing Recovery Points

    On my to-do list also.

    https://www.ironman4x4.co.za/product/toyota-prado-150-11-2009-rated-recovery-points/

    PS: also not in the market for a front replacement bumper...yet. Rear, yes, soon....
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    Re: Landcruiser 4.2 Diesel turbo

    The older mods, before the bump for the V8 bonnet, was front mount if I recall correctly.
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    Re: Landcruiser 4.2 Diesel turbo

    It won't do any harm*, so why remove it.
    It does help to keep the power in 5th longer...

    Edit: Alpine turbo?
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    Re: Tuning the 4l Toyota V6

    https://engineswapdepot.com/?p=9452

    https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/1gr-fe-f-i-mods-and-dynos.465243/

    For some examples, but I doubt reliability and longevity is part of their vocabulary. ...
  11. Re: Nissan pathfinder 3.0v6 dci help needed

    https://m.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100057252366300
  12. Re: Nissan pathfinder 3.0v6 dci help needed

    Chat to Louis Reece.
    He's our Cape Town resident Nissan guru.
    082 963 8151
  13. Re: Capetonians::: Parklands North, Sagewood, Sandown ...tell me more

    Indeed, the new Malibongwe interchange.
    Past new Dunoon informal settlement next to the N7 that exploded whilst the ANC declared no evictions during the pandemic.
    The stark contrast of the...
  14. Re: Capetonians::: Parklands North, Sagewood, Sandown ...tell me more

    No, they are not drug users, but you have to contend with the suppliers and clientele.
    All hours of the day, every day. And the crime that goes with it.
    But like I said, that is their experience.
  15. Re: Capetonians::: Parklands North, Sagewood, Sandown ...tell me more

    Nigerian drug nests.
    But I am biased, I do not live there.
    I have collogues who does.
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    Re: Diesel in Prado VX Prado

    Diesel should not have a such a bad effect, immediate and lasting, to a petrol inception engin and petrol in a diesel engin.

    The diesel should flush quickly with no lasting effects.

    But,...
  17. Thread: Zd30 patrol

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    Re: Zd30 patrol

    Jy en @Reenen is buurmanne.
    Gaan soek hom op.
    Jy en jou baas sal nie spyt wees nie.
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    Re: Navara D40 Window Stuck

    I speak under correction, but I think the window and central door locking mechanism use the same power feed, so if the door still locks and unlocks, the feed might might not be the source of the...
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    Re: Navara D40 Window Stuck

    The switch you can bypass by closing the circuit with a wire via the plug. It should just pop out of the armrest.
    Else, fuse?
    If motor or mechanism, you'll have to pull the door panel off and...
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    Re: Number plate location

    Have the motorcycle size plate printed.
    It is squarerere, but much tidier.

    By law you have to have a light illumination the registration plate. You won't pass the roadworthy otherwise.
    Unless...
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    Re: What Roof Bars - Prado 120

    Thule, maar is duur.
    Baie generic goed op Takealot. ...
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    Re: V9X canopy power box design

    Stunning Datsun!
    Fantastic write-up, the planning, research, execution.
    And thanks for sharing.
    This is exactly the way I would have done it.
  23. Thread: EGR Blank

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    Poll: Re: EGR Blank

    Dokters en advokate ook. [emoji6]
  24. Thread: EGR Blank

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    Poll: Re: EGR Blank

    Is Suid-Wes se Google stukkend?...
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    Poll: Re: EGR Blank

    Ok, [emoji106]
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    Poll: Re: EGR Blank

    From my personal experience and all the reading I have done, my conclusion is the EGR's sole design was to reduce emissions.
    Primarily for the northern hemisphere markets.
    All the positive side...
  27. Re: prado 150 2011 - who can do the facelift in CPT area

    Not that I have considered it, but it not worth it.
    Does not ad to resale value. In fact, I believe it makes it even more difficult to find a buyer.

    Many companies in the Middle East, China...
  28. Re: Victron multiplus 500-1600va inverter/charger

    This is all correct.
    An UPS (uninterrupted power supply) is only there to prevent power outage dips, brown -and white outs, for the minutes it takes for generator to kick in.
    It is not a backup...
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    Re: Recovery from road to hell

    What a jol Justin.
    Sounds like just the trip and unplanned extra time the soul was yearning for.
  30. Thread: I want one

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    Re: I want one

    For R350/400k one could build this monster.
    Selling the Merc body for spares and scrap, the ZDD30 motor too.
    What can you get for that price that is this...
  31. Thread: I want one

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    Re: I want one

    Or the whole car for R89k.

    https://www.autotrader.co.za/car-for-sale/mercedes-benz/300d/3-l/26203422?vf=3&db=0&s360=0&so=0&pl=0
  32. Thread: I want one

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    Re: I want one

    That is twice what my QD32ti motor conversion gave me. Bloody hell.

    Time to start importing OM606's.
  33. Thread: I want one

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    Re: I want one

    600hp with a mechanical pump, NA diesel.
    Yes, upgrade turbo, but still.

    https://youtu.be/31gM-Q1JSks
  34. Thread: I want one

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    Re: I want one

    I literally watched this clip this morning too and started Googling OM606.

    What a fantastic conversion.

    Now only to get...everything else too.
  35. Thread: Wind energy

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    Re: Wind energy

    Many options available.
    But I would use it as a top-up with solar only. ...
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