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by Dustin
25 Feb 2010 16:10
Forum: 09. Engines
Topic: GU 4.2D engine shifted ???
Replies: 13
Views: 1479

Re: GU 4.2D engine shifted ???

My good friend was the Dealer Principal of Eastern Cape Nissan (PE) He retired last year, but if I walk in and mention his name, people start falling over thier own feet to help me. He even admitted that the service department is rubbish there. The only guys you should trust with parts or info there...
by Dustin
25 Feb 2010 15:38
Forum: 09. Engines
Topic: GU 4.2D engine shifted ???
Replies: 13
Views: 1479

Re: GU 4.2D engine shifted ???

I bought the origonal mounting from the agents, as I prefer to have origonal (vital) components. I've had some bad experiences with pirate / remanufactured components in the past, and they just don't last as long as the manufacturer stuff. The dealership rushed me R800 for 1 mounting. I ordered it a...
by Dustin
25 Feb 2010 11:41
Forum: 09. Engines
Topic: GU 4.2D engine shifted ???
Replies: 13
Views: 1479

Re: GU 4.2D engine shifted ???

The body side is also deformed, but not broken yet. The engine mounts are identical in design (same part used for both sides) I also looked at the possibility of different holes used, but the Patrol only has 1 hole and index pin per mounting, on the enigne & the chassis. The gearbox mounting system ...
by Dustin
25 Feb 2010 10:08
Forum: 09. Engines
Topic: GU 4.2D engine shifted ???
Replies: 13
Views: 1479

GU 4.2D engine shifted ???

I noticed that my passanger's side enigne mounting was a gonner and had shifted backwards, so off to the stealer (... I mean Dealer :lol:) to buy a new mount. I've just had it fitted and I went down to go fetch my car, and the workshop owner looks at me with a puzzled look on his face. He tells me t...
by Dustin
22 Feb 2010 10:21
Forum: 28. Introduce Yourself
Topic: Dustin Roberts (Dustin)
Replies: 7
Views: 661

Dustin Roberts (Dustin)

1. Name: Dustin Roberts (Dustin) 2. Birthday and Age: 12 April 1984 (26) 3. Town and Country of residence: Port Elizabeth, South Africa 4. Home Language: English 5. Occupation/Business: Architect 6. Family status: Single (not for long if the Mrs. has anything to say about it :lol: ) 7. Membership -...
by Dustin
09 Feb 2010 07:37
Forum: 37. Vehicles Wanted
Topic: Diesel Patrol wanted !
Replies: 11
Views: 1277

Re: Diesel Patrol wanted !

Hi all After 6 long years of looking for a 4.2 diesel Patrol, I've finally got it !!! :woo: I am now the very proud owner of a 2000 Nissan Patrol 4.2D GL :biggrin: Thanks to Fralanti, I promise I'll take really good care of her. I will post some pics next week on the "Your Patrol" thread. I'm taking...
by Dustin
29 Oct 2009 14:28
Forum: 37. Vehicles Wanted
Topic: Diesel Patrol wanted !
Replies: 11
Views: 1277

Re: Diesel Patrol wanted !

Hi Fritz No luck on a diesel Patrol. Missed out on a stunning 2000 4.2Tdi GL in Jeffreys Bay for R125K. It was stock origonal with 124 400km on the clock, and in show room condition. Was a 'soccer mom' car, it never saw a dirt road in it's life ! I organized the finances on the Monday, but a guy wal...
by Dustin
30 Sep 2009 10:58
Forum: 37. Vehicles Wanted
Topic: Diesel Patrol wanted !
Replies: 11
Views: 1277

Diesel Patrol wanted !

Hi all.

I am looking for a diesel Patrol, if anyone can help.

1st prize would be a 4.2 (doesn't matter if it's not a turbo model), otherwise a 3.0L turbo diesel (2003 and newer)

If anyone can help me find one, I would be forever greatful !!!

Thanks
Dustin

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