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by SCUBA Patrol
29 May 2017 14:08
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Re: Help with 2001 Patrol 3 litre Diesel

Welcome Deblank, Compared to a Disco...... you are on the right track! :biggrin: It is hand grenading due to a couple off things but the main reason is the over-fueling of cylinder 3 or 4 (I stand corrected). This can be due to a number of things even the LR's, Miths's, Toys, etc are having these pr...
by ricster
29 May 2017 16:10
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Re: Help with 2001 Patrol 3 litre Diesel

PM me if you want Juice's ( Greg ) number. I think his is also a 2001 and has 400 000Km on it. Yes care needs to be taken with a second hand vehicle. If it has an EGT (Exhaust Temperature gauge) already fitted, then I would say go for it, as that shows that the previous owner was aware of the "hand ...
by Alex Roux
29 May 2017 16:43
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Re: Help with 2001 Patrol 3 litre Diesel

Hi Des Welcome to the forum. Personally I would not buy a ZD30 engine from 2001 with 240,000km on the clock. Just the worry while on a trip that it might bomb on you, is enough to convince me not to. Some on this forum may consider it though, but only if it had been driven with a Madman or similar s...
by Tinus lotz
30 May 2017 12:37
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Re: Help with 2001 Patrol 3 litre Diesel

Hello have a look here http://patrol4x4.co.za/viewtopic.php?f=65&t=7119
Good car good value for money
30l auto is not a pleasant drive .....really this is the way forward if you wanna go with feul efficiency
by Picasso
30 May 2017 19:12
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Re: Help with 2001 Patrol 3 litre Diesel

Welcome Des, to the Patrol Forum I am by no means a diesel expert but I will give you my view on some of the points: :mytwocents: 1) I guess that one of the things why you are interested in this specific vehicle is the automatic gearbox ....? I have a 4.5 with the same box and I can not fault it pro...