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Re: My GU 4.2 Turbo Diesel

Post by ChristoSlang » 28 Aug 2016 13:29

Wel gedaan. Michael!

Ek hou ook van sulke projekte waar ek gaterna besef dat ek dit net eenkeer sal doen :lol:
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Re: My GU 4.2 Turbo Diesel

Post by iandvl » 29 Aug 2016 10:33

Michael,

That looks so incredibly epicly legit...

My bumper of the same design is currently still lying in bits in my garage. I'm hoping to have some time this weekend to start putting it all together...

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Re: My GU 4.2 Turbo Diesel

Post by Michael » 29 Aug 2016 13:14

Dankie Christo, eks bly dit was n sukses en nog meer bly dat dit verby is.

Thanks Ian, one thing that you might not be aware of is that this bumper design sits very snug around the quarter section....I actually had to hammer it in on certain places and grind small amounts off to get the bumper to fit.
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Re: My GU 4.2 Turbo Diesel

Post by iandvl » 29 Aug 2016 13:25

Michael wrote: ...
Thanks Ian, one thing that you might not be aware of is that this bumper design sits very snug around the quarter section....I actually had to hammer it in on certain places and grind small amounts off to get the bumper to fit.
Meh... I was hoping it would not be too bad... Die ding le soos 'n berg voor my... :confused: :confused:

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Re: My GU 4.2 Turbo Diesel

Post by iandvl » 29 Aug 2016 14:13

Michael,

I have one question regarding the recovery point you mounted in the centre. How is that mounted ? Is that on the "factory hard point" (for want of a better word) that the original recovery loop is fitted to ?

Thanks.

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Post by Michael » 29 Aug 2016 16:01

Ian, yes its where the factory recovery point mounts. Because of the new bumper disign there was a 75mm gap between the bumper and where the recovery point should mount.

I made a box of 6mm steel that fits inbetween the bumper an the recovery point mount on the chassis. I then bought new 120mm HT bolts that goes through the box and into the chassis
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Re: My GU 4.2 Turbo Diesel

Post by iandvl » 30 Aug 2016 09:34

Michael wrote:Ian, yes its where the factory recovery point mounts. Because of the new bumper disign there was a 75mm gap between the bumper and where the recovery point should mount.

I made a box of 6mm steel that fits inbetween the bumper an the recovery point mount on the chassis. I then bought new 120mm HT bolts that goes through the box and into the chassis
Thanks Michael. I must admit - that was the one thing that was bothering me. I'll keep the OEM recovery hook then, and do the same when I start with mine.

Appreciate the advice.

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Re: My GU 4.2 Turbo Diesel

Post by Anthony Forgey » 06 Sep 2016 07:15

Michael wrote:So last week I took my Patrol for a dyno with Josh.
I upped the boost to 1 bar and it spikes to 1.1 bar, gave it some more fuel to match the boost and modified the aneroid fuel pin a bit to deliver a bit more fuel under full boost.

The results are higher than expected, but we will verify this at the next dyno day.....

181kw and 497Nm
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Re: My GU 4.2 Turbo Diesel

Post by Michael » 06 Sep 2016 12:22

Anthony,

Yes those numbers are high and I am well pleased with them, but I would really like to have it on the dyno again sometime to verify this as they were a bit higher than I was expecting and dyno's can easily make mistakes.

The power is very good tho and it pulls like a train.
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Re: My GU 4.2 Turbo Diesel

Post by Alex Roux » 06 Sep 2016 12:47

Michael

I concur with Anthony's comments. Very excitig numbers.
In fact your Ke is almost exactly double what the NA 4.2 is claims to have (91)

Do you have the chart over revs, perhaps you can post it here?
I would like to see how smooth the torque curve is accross the range of revs.

Also, any idea on consumption?

I alm going to the dyno next week, and will post my results too.
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