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by ricster
30 Jun 2011 08:09
Forum: 09. Engines
Topic: Intercooler efficiency
Replies: 14
Views: 971

Re: Intercooler efficiency

BTW.... I am told its a Cirrus Intercooler...... I assume (yet again) that these guys know what they are doing .........but when looking into the inlet it is unbelievably rough inside the chamber and where the tubes are braised/welded to the "chamber"
by ricster
30 Jun 2011 08:05
Forum: 09. Engines
Topic: Intercooler efficiency
Replies: 14
Views: 971

Re: Intercooler efficiency

Please correct me if I'm wrong, as I've had so many diferent theories told to me..... :think: If the air was a liquid, then the pressure would be the same inside the I/C. I base this on the fact that one cannot compress a liquid. Then I assume the flow would be even through all the tubes. But with a...
by ricster
30 Jun 2011 07:45
Forum: 38. Vehicles Accessories For Sale/Swap
Topic: Euro4x4parts.com
Replies: 21
Views: 1647

Re: Euro4x4parts.com

Thanks Nikolai, there is no rush for the price. I have been talking about getting this for a long time, so a few extra days won't be a problem.... :thumbup:
by ricster
29 Jun 2011 16:41
Forum: 09. Engines
Topic: Intercooler efficiency
Replies: 14
Views: 971

Intercooler efficiency

Ok... heres a question for the engineering buffs....ha ha I have a rather large intercooler mounted above my motor. There is a fan underneath sucking air through a scoop on the bonnet. When the Patrol is standing idling and I place my hand over the air intake on the bonnet, I can feel a fair amount ...
by ricster
29 Jun 2011 16:33
Forum: 15. Other Patrol Stuff
Topic: What you don't like about your Patrol!
Replies: 43
Views: 2306

Re: What you don't like about your Patrol!

I don't know.... One hears so many things with almost all the different places.... They did sort out the Patrol where Bosch made S-ugar H-honey I-ce T-ea. But who knows.... they sub a lot of the work out anyway, so its a difficult one to answer.
by ricster
29 Jun 2011 14:43
Forum: 15. Other Patrol Stuff
Topic: What you don't like about your Patrol!
Replies: 43
Views: 2306

Re: What you don't like about your Patrol!

The high EGT's on my 4.2 Diesel with aftermarket turbo's and big Cirrus intercooler when working the motor ....... I better send it in again to CRD to check !!!
by ricster
29 Jun 2011 14:00
Forum: 38. Vehicles Accessories For Sale/Swap
Topic: Euro4x4parts.com
Replies: 21
Views: 1647

Re: Euro4x4parts.com

Hi Nikolai,

I have a 1999 Patrol GU/GL 4.2 DT. I'm looking for the head light lens protector, bonnet protector and the side window shields. Do you stock these, and can you give me a price please?
by ricster
29 Jun 2011 13:56
Forum: 39. Vehicles Accessories Wanted
Topic: Back left tail light needed !!!
Replies: 13
Views: 803

Re: Back left tail light needed !!!

Well.. the Iron Maiden has 2 new tail lights on/in her rear end....( that just sounds so wrong)....but anyway....I now have the old back right hand side tail light that is still ok. I did fit globes and holders to them and wired them up. Is anyone looking for a right hand side standard SA issue tail...
by ricster
09 Jun 2011 14:38
Forum: 36. Vehicles For Sale/Swap
Topic: 2000 Nissan Patrol 4.5 GRX
Replies: 23
Views: 2772

Re: 2000 Nissan Patrol 4.5 GRX

I agree with Christo..... I've always loved the sound of a powerfull straight 6 cylinder petrol engine.... (the BMW 325 straight six still being my favourite sounding motor).... BUT .... My Iron Maiden isn't built for speed..... its built for absolute pleasure. Maybe the petrol goes a bit faster, an...
by ricster
01 Jun 2011 09:54
Forum: 24. Trip Reports
Topic: Bundu Trail - Rust de Winter
Replies: 47
Views: 3744

Re: Bundu Trail - Rust de Winter

Jules.... I got the front bash plate and the transfer box plate, and yes, there was one place where I heard a delicate "THWACK", I think it was on the T/box plate.... but can hardly see a mark on it !! Well done Peter !! My aluminiun running boards got a few minor scrapes on it.... but nothing to wr...

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