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A Brief History of the Nissan Patrol

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Re: A Brief History of the Nissan Patrol

Postby Jules » 17 Jun 2009 10:18

:bravo:
Well done Gerrit, I would love to have one of those SWB Patrols. Can just think what I would do with it after I sold my SJ410 a few years back. SWAMBO would then also enjoy the Patrol even more.
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Re: A Brief History of the Nissan Patrol

Postby Lunar » 17 Jun 2009 16:12

Thanks Gerrit, it’s very interesting!
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Re: A Brief History of the Nissan Patrol

Postby tour de frans » 19 Jun 2009 20:39

Baie interesand Gerrit dankie. :thumbup:
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Re: A Brief History of the Nissan Patrol

Postby Arries » 20 Jun 2009 21:34

Dankie Gerrit.
Altyd lekker om van die ouer modelle meer te wete te kom.En om te dink ons het die LC met 'n kortkop geklop :bravo:
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Re: A Brief History of the Nissan Patrol

Postby Engel » 23 Jun 2009 21:58

very nice , gaan dit print en study!! I woner if any of those patrol jeeps ever saw our shores! :clap:
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Re: A Brief History of the Nissan Patrol

Postby Fanie » 29 Jul 2009 15:02

Thanks Gerrit

Now I know which model I have. I have a '69 KL60 Patrol, which im busy fixing. The guy I bought it from only cut off the roof, so it looks more like a jeep. Everything is still original, except the motor. Im putting in a 4.1 Chev motor on the original 3 speed gearbox. Hopefully when im finished 1day, i will post a photo of it.
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Re: A Brief History of the Nissan Patrol

Postby Gerrit Loubser » 29 Jul 2009 15:57

Hello and welcome, Fanie. Please don't wait till then to post a picture. Let us see it in the "before" state. Why are you planning to change the engine?
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Re: A Brief History of the Nissan Patrol

Postby ChristoSlang » 29 Jul 2009 21:25

Nice one, Gerrit! :salute:
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Re: A Brief History of the Nissan Patrol

Postby Fanie » 30 Jul 2009 11:31

Well Gerrit,

It originally had a 4.0 engine in. I dont know what make, but a few owners back wanted to overall the engine, they took their time and some parts got lost. So after buying the patrol, I decided to go for the 4.1 chev. It had 1 in allready, but i cant seem to find that motor now, cause it travelled abit between owners. So now I have to build a new clutch plate, they cant find it in the catalogue, and a dapterplate. So there is quite some work for me. I will see if I can upload some pics in the meantime.
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Re: A Brief History of the Nissan Patrol

Postby Gerrit Loubser » 30 Jul 2009 12:23

The original motor would have been the Nissan P40 (4 liter) straight six.

There can't be many of those 60 Series Patrols in SA. It is great that we know of at least one here on the forum :thumbup: . Please show us a picture...
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