Life in the old girl yet

Submitted: Wednesday, Jun 02, 2004 at 12:38
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Gday all,

My 92 Troopy has done 270000 KM's and I plan to keep it for quite a while yet. Too many mods to get rid of it and start again!!
I have noticed over the past year and in particular after a trip across the Simpson that the 1HZ isn't performing as it used to. For example I find that I am now up one more gear going up some steep hills then I used to be and it also blows a little bit more black smoke out the exhaust..

Has anyone had a injector exchange and fuel pump reco on a 1HZ?
Was there a noticeable improvement in power and economy? I'm fairly certain that mine is the original Toyota pump and injectors and they have never been overhauled.

I've been quoted $524 for exchange injectors and $160 to $400 for the fuel pump depending on what work needs to be done to the pump.

Thanks for any info/ stories good or bad..

Black Stump.
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Reply By: Member - Pesty (SA) - Wednesday, Jun 02, 2004 at 14:27

Wednesday, Jun 02, 2004 at 14:27
Time to reward the ol girl for faithful service and give it a birthday .
Have the tappets done, critical on these every 40 - 50 thousand and have injectors o/hauled or c/over, price sounds close to the mark, have fuel pump o/hauled and injector pump adjusted if need be, and she will do another 200,000 without any problems.
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Follow Up By: Black Stump - Thursday, Jun 03, 2004 at 12:39

Thursday, Jun 03, 2004 at 12:39
Thanks Steve. I'll have the tappets done as well. I'm hoping for another 200,000 from the old girl yet!

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