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by NMAD
08 Sep 2015 12:22
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Re: Need a full set of 17" original mags

Tinus lotz wrote:Jip 3 beskikbaar 1500 elk :thumbup:
Thats a good price.

I was there to get the two used rear stabilizer links but they wanted R350 exl VAT each and I told them I can get a new one from Nissan for R500 so they told me to go to Nissan as R350 is their non negotiable price. :thumbdown:
by NMAD
13 Jan 2016 16:52
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Re: No reverse gear A/T

Hi Eddie I have been following this thread, sorry to hear your auto box gave in like that. I searched the auto fluid that they want to put in your transmission and it does not look like it is compatible with the transmission.http://www.ravenol.de/en/products/usage/d/Product/show/p/ravenol-atf-jf506e...
by NMAD
13 Jan 2016 19:13
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Re: No reverse gear A/T

The Nissan Patrol 5 speed auto transmision is the Jatco 5R05A transmission which is the same one used in the Infiniti , check out this link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jatco_5R05_transmission Here is an interesting technical bulletin from Infiniti regarding what fluid to use in the 5R05A which is ...
by NMAD
07 Nov 2016 16:26
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Re: Battery Advice

Best battery I could buy in South Africa for my 4.8 GRX was the VARTA Blue Dynamic G8, 12V 95Ah 830A (bought from Deltec Power direct), had it for a year now and no problems. You should download Nissan DataScan II for Android (its for free). Buy a bluetooth scanner dongle that you put on the diagnos...
by NMAD
17 Jan 2017 13:19
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Re: 4.8 Grx engine oil suggestions

up to year model 2003: 10W30, 10W40, 10W50
Models from year 2004: 5W30
2014 Model: 10W30

You can also use the Nissan oil viscosity temp chart to choose what oil you use in the owners manual if the above oils are not available.

I use 5W30 or 10W30 for a 2007 Model
by NMAD
15 May 2017 15:34
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Re: 4.8 fuel consumption

After reading this thread I plug my launch diagnostic in on my 4.8. Set the timming to 5BTDC. Adjusted the idling and then have it learn the idle airflow. Its much smoother and responsive now. I wil keep an eye on consumption figures. It has a rich fume smell at the exhaust. Before and after the ad...