Gu Patrol Turbo Upgrade!

Submitted: Monday, Jan 11, 2010 at 17:53
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Hi There, Was wondering if any one had any feedback on the Denco Replacement Turbo kits?/ Or is there any other,s on the market?? loking to get a bit more poke out of the old gal!! Cheers, Shakey!!
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Reply By: Member - Graham H (QLD) - Monday, Jan 11, 2010 at 18:09

Monday, Jan 11, 2010 at 18:09
Which model are you talking about A good old 4.2 or a Grenade sorry 3.0







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Follow Up By: shakey 69 - Monday, Jan 11, 2010 at 19:18

Monday, Jan 11, 2010 at 19:18
Yeah Sorry i shouild have mentioned that bit ,thank the lord the old 4.2!! Glod bless me if i went for the grenade!!
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Reply By: Member - John - Monday, Jan 11, 2010 at 21:34

Monday, Jan 11, 2010 at 21:34
Shakey, if you are touring, I would suggest you look at the MTQ range. I have had two GU's done, both with great results. They machine both ends of your turbine housing and use a bigger wheel each end. Adjust the fuel pump and the timing. I had already installed a 3" dump pipe and mandrel bent exhaust. I am now getting 104 rwKw and 600 nm. Not sure what the current price for it to get done, but it was competitive. I drove from Melbourne to Toowoomba both times to get it done, as they do all the machining etc, there, drive in 8.00AM, drive out 4.30PM, different wagon........ I do have a slightly bigger than standard I/Cooler. Is yours I/Cooled? Hope this helps. John
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Follow Up By: Member - Bucky - Tuesday, Jan 12, 2010 at 07:16

Tuesday, Jan 12, 2010 at 07:16
John
I wouoldn'e mind livening my old girl up ..
I too have a 4.2 TD .. Done the 3" exhaust, including the dump pipe..
Am thinking of a front mount intercooler, from a ford., reason bring $$$$$$

Be interested in the $$$ value of the turbo job

Cheers
Bucky

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Follow Up By: madcow - Tuesday, Jan 12, 2010 at 10:10

Tuesday, Jan 12, 2010 at 10:10
Interesting figures. I had mine dynoed at Denco (4.2) and had the timing corrected and with the std turbo and intercooler mine had 114kw at the rear wheels with 520nm of torque. It has a 3" dump pipe and exhaust. Doing the exhaust is probably the best thing we have done so far. Next thing is getting the fuel pump sorted.
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