Turboing 4.2 Nissan Patrol

Submitted: Sunday, Aug 31, 2003 at 22:58
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I have bought a 1993 Nissan patrol 4.2 diesel. This vehicle has done only 105000 kms. Is there any advantage in turboing. I will be towing a caravan around Australia.
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Reply By: Truckster (Vic) - Sunday, Aug 31, 2003 at 23:18

Sunday, Aug 31, 2003 at 23:18
Is there any advantage to Turboing?

Lots.. More power to start with!

But if I was doing mine again I would go supercharger over turbo.. GQ's suffer from Overheating with Snails on them, the cooling system has to be top cond all the time, then again, some have more problems than others.

If I was towing a trailer round aust, I wouldnt leave without a turbo!!!
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Follow Up By: Truckster (Vic) - Sunday, Aug 31, 2003 at 23:39

Sunday, Aug 31, 2003 at 23:39
PS mine had over 230,000 on it when i put the turbo on
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Follow Up By: David N. - Monday, Sep 01, 2003 at 00:22

Monday, Sep 01, 2003 at 00:22
If it's a genuine 105,000 klms I'd say go for it. That donk is only just run in if those kays are genuine...
Turbo will give you HEAPS more torque, (which gearbox etc will cope with very very well) but your radiator and viscous fan need to be up to the task.
One of the most common overheating problems is a fan which does not work properly... as both truckster and I have found out!
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Reply By: Big Trev - Monday, Sep 01, 2003 at 19:39

Monday, Sep 01, 2003 at 19:39
I don't have one, but lots of people I have talked to reckon it is the best thing for towing. I have heard of people putting them on at 350,000 with no problems. The TD42 is an exceptionally strong engine, no mods to bottom end required. Alan Roe at Alan Roe Automotive in Shepparton is a good contact for them, his number is (03) 5821 4494.
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Reply By: Truckster (Vic) - Monday, Sep 01, 2003 at 23:36

Monday, Sep 01, 2003 at 23:36
www.dencodiesel.com

they come as a kit you install yourself, Ive been involved in 2 installs now, and its a days work.. REALLY EASY, comes with everything INC EXHAUST!

YMMV

Go a super charger.
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Follow Up By: Mick - Tuesday, Sep 02, 2003 at 15:59

Tuesday, Sep 02, 2003 at 15:59
What do you reckon about Dynamic kits truckster.
I wouldnt use anything else.
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Follow Up By: Truckster (Vic) - Wednesday, Sep 03, 2003 at 10:38

Wednesday, Sep 03, 2003 at 10:38
When I was gettin mine, ask Pete I asked 29304823098 people and places, adn in the end it came down to $. Power figs werent that much different between the lot of them.

Id like to see if the Dynamic made any difference...

Then again I'd like to go the supercharger.
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