LS2, 1UZ or TD42T engine conversion

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Re: LS2, 1UZ or TD42T engine conversion

Post by Alex Roux » 29 Jan 2018 23:54

Russ Kellermann wrote:
29 Jan 2018 23:39
What about a 2UZ motor (4.7 V8) rather... not difficult to get, and ridiculously reliable, and very smooth and powerful.

Johan Meyer (owner/ mechanic at JB's in CT)...commented that when people ask him abut the issues regarding this motor,.. his response is that he doesn't know... because in all his years of Toyota land cruiser motor rebuilds,repairs, diagnosis etc....he's never ever had to open one. ......ever.

They were used in all the Lexus models, as well as the Land Cruiser Cignus (it's like the 100VX, but with more fruit).

I'ver personally driven one and it is phenomenal.
It was also used in Giniel's Dakar Hilluxes

After 6 years of driving a Lexus Patrol, and before I sold it, I considered switching from 1UZ to 2UZ.
Since the plumbing and wiring was all in place as well as bell housing, so no real changes necessary.
And as you say a "kannie-dood" engine, but with much more torque.

In my case that would have been quick and easy.
But to build the conversion from scratch would still be a lot of work and careful selection of the right the mackie for the job.
The price of the engine is less than 20% of the costs though - if done right.
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Re: LS2, 1UZ or TD42T engine conversion

Post by Michael » 30 Jan 2018 05:38

SJC wrote:
29 Jan 2018 16:54
Michael wrote:
29 Jan 2018 06:01
Eerste vraag, ek kan geen voordeel sien om n TD42 te convert na n 4.5 of 4.8 nie?
Prys om td42 wat stukkend is reg te maak vs n ander enjin....
Wel eerstens dink ek nie dit gaan cheaper wees om n 4.5 conversion te doen as om n bestaande TD42 reg te maak nie. Konversions is BAIE duur en ek dink die wat dit al gedoen het kan hulle mening gee.

Daar is n baie baie goeie rede hoekom hulle nie petrol engines in bakkies sit nie.
1. N diesel engine is gemaak om te werk en n petrol kan noh maar net nie daai torque uit sit wat n diesel het nie.
2. Jy gaan verseker baie gou agterkom hoeveel ligter op brandstof n diesel is as jy hom begin werk.
3. As jy hom ooit sou wou verkoop gaan jy peanuts kry omdat dit nie n idiale conversion is vir n werks voertuig nie.
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Re: LS2, 1UZ or TD42T engine conversion

Post by Alex Roux » 30 Jan 2018 07:50

Dis sekerlik waar

As jy ‘n v8 of ander petrol enjin in ‘n bakkie sit, doen jy dit om te jaag, nie om te werk nie! :lol:
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Re: LS2, 1UZ or TD42T engine conversion

Post by SJC » 30 Jan 2018 13:06

Michael wrote:
30 Jan 2018 05:38

Wel eerstens dink ek nie dit gaan cheaper wees om n 4.5 conversion te doen as om n bestaande TD42 reg te maak nie. Konversions is BAIE duur en ek dink die wat dit al gedoen het kan hulle mening gee.

Daar is n baie baie goeie rede hoekom hulle nie petrol engines in bakkies sit nie.
1. N diesel engine is gemaak om te werk en n petrol kan noh maar net nie daai torque uit sit wat n diesel het nie.
2. Jy gaan verseker baie gou agterkom hoeveel ligter op brandstof n diesel is as jy hom begin werk.
3. As jy hom ooit sou wou verkoop gaan jy peanuts kry omdat dit nie n idiale conversion is vir n werks voertuig nie.
Hooor wat jy sê, veral mbt brandstof verbruik..

Mens kry wel n 4.8 patrol bakkie vanaf Nissan fabriek...(net nie hier by ons nie).
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Re: LS2, 1UZ or TD42T engine conversion

Post by Michael » 30 Jan 2018 14:01

Kyk ek se nie n 4.8 in n bakkie sal nie great wees nie. Daar was mos een op laas jaar se duine trip en dis actually nogals cool!...... veral as n speelding. Dis maar net vir n werks esel nie idiaal nie.

Om n v8 in n stasiewa te sit is n ander storie, daar is baie opsies dan.
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Re: LS2, 1UZ or TD42T engine conversion

Post by hugejp » 30 Jan 2018 15:36

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You CAN with a NISSAN!

Jy KAN met 'n DATSUN!

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