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by CarloG
19 Jun 2018 15:21
Forum: 09. Engines
Topic: 4.8L Performance upgrade options
Replies: 9
Views: 99

Re: 4.8L Performance upgrade options

My School reckons: Freeflow manifold by VIPER and NB NB NB NB!!! ceramic coat inner and outer [that will bring the under-hood temp to lower than current. Also the freeflow decat exhozt 76 mm [ceramic first section] Then let Graham freeflow the head - bigger valves AND THE CAM TIMING no chip needed....
by CarloG
19 Jun 2018 07:59
Forum: 09. Engines
Topic: 4.8L Performance upgrade options
Replies: 9
Views: 99

Re: 4.8L Performance upgrade options

I really doubt all those will give you a true 17% improvement anyway. But they will prove 17% on the dyno, just by being careful with the testing. Just atmospheric conditions, tire pressures and engine temperature together can make up more than half that already. Thanks Peter - good advice to measu...
by CarloG
18 Jun 2018 22:01
Forum: 09. Engines
Topic: 4.8L Performance upgrade options
Replies: 9
Views: 99

4.8L Performance upgrade options

Having spent last month in Cape York in Australia I came across enough Patrols with enough modifications to make me poor for the rest of my life. There are some common things that i am considering to improve performance. As background I've got a 2005 4.8LGRX with 200'000km. I tow a conqueror compani...
by CarloG
29 Jun 2014 05:04
Forum: 38. Vehicles Accessories For Sale/Swap
Topic: Main Petrol tank - 4.8L GRX 2006
Replies: 0
Views: 568

Main Petrol tank - 4.8L GRX 2006

I have a spare main petrol tank (90L I think) from a 2006, 4.8L GRX. (no pump on it as its in the new tank)

Anyone need one - a token offer will do.
by CarloG
29 Jun 2014 05:01
Forum: 18. Vehicle Accessories
Topic: Sub tank into a 4.5 GU
Replies: 26
Views: 2776

Re: Sub tank into a 4.5 GU

I've a main petrol tank, with bash plate cover for a Patrol 4.8L (2006 model). You are welcome to have it for a token amount. No pumps etc as they're in the new tank.
by CarloG
22 Dec 2013 20:25
Forum: 18. Vehicle Accessories
Topic: Patrol Recovery !!
Replies: 12
Views: 2666

Re: Patrol Recovery !!

Tinus lotz wrote:Where are you going I will be at paindaine injambane area from 26 till the 10th of jan
i'll be at Sunset Beach a little after Xai Xai - i'm testing out my Conqueror Companion for the first time - from 27 Dec to 8 Jan. Which lodge are you staying at?
by CarloG
21 Dec 2013 19:09
Forum: 18. Vehicle Accessories
Topic: Patrol Recovery !!
Replies: 12
Views: 2666

Re: Patrol Recovery !!

What a forum: posted my plea for help at 1:30 on Friday afternoon. The courier company picked Stefans up in Cape Town at about 7pm and delivered it to my door in Midrand, Johannesburg, at 10am this morning. :clap: :clap: :clap: Only to find it doesn't fit! :rolling: :rolling: :rolling: I actually th...
by CarloG
20 Dec 2013 14:12
Forum: 18. Vehicle Accessories
Topic: Patrol Recovery !!
Replies: 12
Views: 2666

Re: Patrol Recovery !!

Hi Stefan! I would kill small furry animals for one! I am in JHB so will have to arrange to get it from you in CT. Can you text me your details and I'll give you a call. My number is zero eight three two six two eight nine two zero. Many thanks - there is not a deal in JHB with stock and the factory...
by CarloG
20 Dec 2013 13:34
Forum: 18. Vehicle Accessories
Topic: Patrol Recovery !!
Replies: 12
Views: 2666

Patrol Recovery !!

I am going to Moz on the 27th and in doing a once over have discovered A) that my existing front recovery hook is bent backwards and is showing signs of metal fatigue due t the bend and B) the recovery hook I had planned to install on the left side does not fit due to a non-standard bolt being in th...
by CarloG
27 Oct 2013 21:16
Forum: 18. Vehicle Accessories
Topic: Patrol Accesories
Replies: 3
Views: 841

Patrol Accesories

Can someone please help and direct me to some known suppliers in JHB that can do this work to my 4.8L (2005) Nissan Patrol - I have been to 4 guys so far in JHB and they all have some reason for not stocking mods for Patrols 1. Long Range tank; 2. Firestone Air helper springs; 3. Heavy Duty towbar (...

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