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by Dungbeetle
25 May 2018 15:23
Forum: 01. Start Here
Topic: Opinions on 98 Y61 4.2 non turbo
Replies: 53
Views: 4710

Re: Opinions on 98 Y61 4.2 non turbo

Just uploaded a video the 'current' owner sent me of the engine bay. http://cloudbridge.co.za/patrol/WhatsApp%20Video%202018-05-16%20at%2019.28.53.mp4 Any comments? Sounds exactly like mine There is some epoxy repair on top of the radiator - that 6 gets hot very quickly if you loose some water...
by Dungbeetle
23 May 2018 19:43
Forum: 01. Start Here
Topic: Opinions on 98 Y61 4.2 non turbo
Replies: 53
Views: 4710

Re: Opinions on 98 Y61 4.2 non turbo

I called the local agents here asking for a 300k service kits and breakdown of what should be changed. Filters and fluids obviously. Sump Plug. Front and Rear Pads/Shoes. Is that all? I was shock that the pads are over R 2 000 a pair, rear a little more. What else should be serviced? I'm pretty ana...
by Dungbeetle
23 May 2018 17:20
Forum: 01. Start Here
Topic: Opinions on 98 Y61 4.2 non turbo
Replies: 53
Views: 4710

Re: Opinions on 98 Y61 4.2 non turbo

I own a 2000 GL 4.2D(onkey)

Currently at 813000 km, yes that is correct

I use it daily, weekly, weekends, yearends...still going as on day 1

Yes it is a bit slow compared to Turbo vehicles

Overall fuel consumption 7.8km/l

I love my car.......

If you can get your hands on one, take it home.
by Dungbeetle
13 May 2018 06:53
Forum: 08. Your Patrol
Topic: The only thing I hate about my Patrol
Replies: 13
Views: 1524

Re: The only thing I hate about my Patrol

Not a lot of cars can accommodate a fire extinguisher or a 2l Coke in the door..... :wink:
by Dungbeetle
15 Feb 2018 18:49
Forum: 13. Electrical & Electronics
Topic: 2000 4.2d Patrol failing alternator
Replies: 41
Views: 4628

Re: 2000 4.2d Patrol failing alternator

I bought a so-called Bosch Universal - easy to find and easy to service and very "pleasantly" priced

I keep service parts for it in my toolbox....

Contact CAELEX in Pta 012 327 5404
by Dungbeetle
09 Feb 2018 17:55
Forum: 09. Engines
Topic: Waterpump
Replies: 13
Views: 1286

Re: Waterpump

Note sure why you opted to pull the old one - now that you have done so best is to put a new one back.

My 2000 Patrollie has now done 806000 km yes 806 thousand - still the original water pump....
by Dungbeetle
12 Jul 2017 18:57
Forum: 12. Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Topic: Crunch sound at left front
Replies: 24
Views: 5890

Re: Crunch sound at left front

Fitting progressive coils up-side-down will catch on the rubber bump stop and sound like a whale with a sore tooth
by Dungbeetle
12 Jul 2017 18:44
Forum: 09. Engines
Topic: How much work to put in a td42
Replies: 49
Views: 3920

Re: How much work to put in a td42

ricster wrote:Excellent Dale.... now you can go ride off into the Patrolling sunset with confidence for MANY Km.
For sure

Mine has done 794 000....still going strong
by Dungbeetle
14 Dec 2016 19:29
Forum: 10. Drivetrain
Topic: Is dit veilig om n safari te a-frame
Replies: 9
Views: 1039

Re: Is dit veilig om n safari te a-frame

Reenen. Het al Yster Noordkaap toe en terug gesleep agter my 3.2 Ford. Geen probleem, maak net seker dat altwee die ratkaste in neutraal is. +1 Voorste Hubs in Neutral / Auto Transfer box in Neutral Gewone box in Neutral Los Prop Shaft net so EN LOS SLEUTEL IN, MAAK SEKER STUURWIEL SLUIT NIE - sorr...
by Dungbeetle
11 Dec 2016 21:36
Forum: 15. Other Patrol Stuff
Topic: hoeveel km het patrol op?
Replies: 100
Views: 19946

Re: hoeveel km het patrol op?

Ok myne trek nou by 782 000

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