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by pchatz
Thu Oct 27, 2022 6:38 am
Forum: Toyota
Topic: VDJ79 V8 4.5 LTR CLATTER WHEN COLD
Replies: 0
Views: 173

VDJ79 V8 4.5 LTR CLATTER WHEN COLD

Have a V8 Diesel landcruiser that makes a clatter at about 2000 rpm when cold - Once it warms up it seems to be ok and will run all day happily.Has regular oil changes /fuel filters and gets an easy life .Anyone have similar issues or useful advice please? cheers APPARENTLY THIS CLATTER IS COMMON - ...
by pchatz
Thu Oct 27, 2022 5:33 am
Forum: Diesel Engines and Modifications
Topic: VDJ79 V8 4.5 LTR CLATTER WHEN COLD
Replies: 0
Views: 163

VDJ79 V8 4.5 LTR CLATTER WHEN COLD

Hi All - I have a 2009 V8 4.5 ltr Diesel Landcruiser . Has done just over 200kms - When I start it cold it starts and idles/revs ok no noises , but when I drive off ,as revs get up over 2000 rpm the engine makes a clattering sound . It has gotten progressively louder over time . Once it is up to tem...
by pchatz
Mon Jun 27, 2016 8:06 pm
Forum: Tool Shed
Topic: Toyota Landcruiser 4500cc V8 Diesel 70 series - chain or belt /timing??
Replies: 2
Views: 4919

Re: Toyota Landcruiser 4500cc V8 Diesel 70 series - chain or belt /timing??

Cheers for that - it has done 169000 ks ,so was concerned about that. That would explain why I cant find any info on the net about replacing the timing belt eh! Lol! Thanks again! :)
by pchatz
Mon Jun 27, 2016 6:21 pm
Forum: Tool Shed
Topic: Toyota Landcruiser 4500cc V8 Diesel 70 series - chain or belt /timing??
Replies: 2
Views: 4919

Toyota Landcruiser 4500cc V8 Diesel 70 series - chain or belt /timing??

Hi Everyone! I have a toyota 70 series 4500 V8 diesel. I am trying to find out if this model has a belt or chain for camshaft timing?Anyone know? I cant find any relevant info on google or Youtube.
by pchatz
Wed Jun 26, 2013 9:46 pm
Forum: Jeep
Topic: Jeep wheels interchangeable?
Replies: 7
Views: 2019

Re: Jeep wheels interchangeable?

I found this table giving the different sizes for jeep rim stud spacings and sizes.
Hope it is useful to anyone wondering which or what like I was ha ha.link below:
Jeep Wheel Stud Pattern Reference Guide StudPattern.com
by pchatz
Tue Jun 25, 2013 3:39 pm
Forum: Jeep
Topic: Jeep wheels interchangeable?
Replies: 7
Views: 2019

Re: Jeep wheels interchangeable?

Cheers for that info - am lookin at some older rims and tyres for sale down the line,so cant try them for fit.will need to do some more homework. Have a 4.7 v8 , but am sure it hasnt had a set of plugs in a long time, and air filter will be replaced as well. I am happy with 500 km per tank, but 400 ...
by pchatz
Tue Jun 25, 2013 3:20 pm
Forum: Jeep
Topic: Jeep wheels interchangeable?
Replies: 7
Views: 2019

Jeep wheels interchangeable?

I have a Jeep grand cherokee 2000 model, and am wondering if the older model wheel rims will fit mine? does anyone know if wrangler wheels fit on grand cherokees as well? Am liking the petrol v8 - am getting about 400 + kms per tank @ $157 per fill, and my nissan safari 4.2 diesel was abt $127 per 4...
by pchatz
Fri Jun 14, 2013 1:12 pm
Forum: Jeep
Topic: Jeep Grand cherokee blowing cold air
Replies: 13
Views: 2932

Re: Jeep Grand cherokee blowing cold air

I found a fault diagnosis online ,and it's definately blend doors. Can buy a kit from america to replace them as its a common prob with cherokees ( u.s $150) or have a go at this ...... DIY fix for Jeep Cherokee A/C Blend Door Failure by Gregmink -look this up, can make your own doors from door hing...
by pchatz
Wed May 29, 2013 2:08 pm
Forum: Jeep
Topic: Jeep Grand cherokee blowing cold air
Replies: 13
Views: 2932

Re: Jeep Grand cherokee blowing cold air

Cheers - I have searched on net,and apparently really common problem with this model is blend doors fall to bits. In america , jeep owners tryin to get chrysler to recall them as its a manufacturing fault. There are kits available where you cut a hole thru glovebox, and replace blend doors. I will i...
by pchatz
Wed May 29, 2013 12:52 pm
Forum: Jeep
Topic: Jeep Grand cherokee blowing cold air
Replies: 13
Views: 2932

Jeep Grand cherokee blowing cold air

Hi - just bought a 2000 model grand cherokee,and the heater is blowing cold only. It worked on way home,as i cleared foggy windscreen using demister, but is now cold as. Both pipes to heater coil are hot,and water reservoir is full. Engine is running at normal temp. Does anyone know how to fix, or o...
by pchatz
Tue Apr 09, 2013 10:14 pm
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: mitsubishi v6 GDI engines-
Replies: 0
Views: 531

mitsubishi v6 GDI engines-

Am looking at buying a v6 mitsi challenger or similar,and have had a couple of people tell me that the GDI engines are bad news - although they couldnt tell me why.
Are they really troublesome,and which model to avoid please? cheers, Paul
by pchatz
Mon Feb 18, 2013 5:31 am
Forum: Petrol Engines and Modifications
Topic: Chev s/blk into GY60 nissan safari Auto?
Replies: 4
Views: 997

Re: Chev s/blk into GY60 nissan safari Auto?

Thanks for your feedback am hoping to avoid doin a shtload of work for nothing,so its all appreciated.
Am presently stickin a new cyl head on diesel,and will do some more homework on the whole conversion business.
cheers, Paul
by pchatz
Thu Feb 14, 2013 11:58 pm
Forum: Petrol Engines and Modifications
Topic: Chev s/blk into GY60 nissan safari Auto?
Replies: 4
Views: 997

Chev s/blk into GY60 nissan safari Auto?

Have been lookin at Mark's kits online to use for a repower of diesel TD42 nonturbo-AUTO nissan safari. Want to s/blk chev in place of diesel. Have had several people say that the autos dont like the conversion,and that the computer needs recalibrating and even then , has probs? Been told that manua...
by pchatz
Tue Jun 05, 2012 6:09 pm
Forum: Nissan
Topic: nissan safari y60 timing marks??
Replies: 6
Views: 5883

Re: nissan safari y60 timing marks??

Thanks Mate- wicked!
Cant believe that i had the motor at tdc several times,and couldnt see the z lol! i found it today, and it was very faint, but now truck is hummin again. Cheers for the advice-much appreciated. Paul
by pchatz
Mon Jun 04, 2012 4:51 pm
Forum: Nissan
Topic: nissan safari y60 timing marks??
Replies: 6
Views: 5883

Re: nissan safari y60 timing marks??

Thank you so much for that.
Will have another look ,couldnt see any Z on the other wheel,but may have missed it.
cheers.
by pchatz
Mon Jun 04, 2012 10:05 am
Forum: Nissan
Topic: nissan safari y60 timing marks??
Replies: 6
Views: 5883

Re: nissan safari y60 timing marks??

Motor is a td42 non turbo . there are no timing marks on the drive wheel for the fuel injection pump.
by pchatz
Mon Jun 04, 2012 9:05 am
Forum: Nissan
Topic: nissan safari y60 timing marks??
Replies: 6
Views: 5883

nissan safari y60 timing marks??

I have re assembled my engine and run it , but it is blowing heaps of smoke and rattling like the proverbial!! The timing gears for the injection pump dont have the usual dots to enable correct alignment of these, so cant figure out if i have correct timing of pump. One gear(the driven one-on pump) ...
by pchatz
Sun Jun 03, 2012 4:10 pm
Forum: Nissan
Topic: nissan patrol TD42 y60 fuel injection pump?????
Replies: 5
Views: 4100

Re: nissan patrol TD42 y60 fuel injection pump?????

Looks like im buggered then,as i have 3 dots on one wheel, and 2 letters on the other!lol will keep searching- cheers
by pchatz
Sun Jun 03, 2012 3:45 pm
Forum: Nissan
Topic: nissan patrol TD42 y60 fuel injection pump?????
Replies: 5
Views: 4100

Re: nissan patrol TD42 y60 fuel injection pump?????

The driven wheel, on injection pump has the letter J in one place, and the letters- zz in another, and the drive wheel has one dot, and in another spot, has two dots, so could be any combination of these points ? lol- scratch ,scratch, thud!!
by pchatz
Sun Jun 03, 2012 12:55 pm
Forum: Nissan
Topic: nissan patrol TD42 y60 fuel injection pump?????
Replies: 5
Views: 4100

Re: nissan patrol TD42 y60 fuel injection pump?????

Cheers for response. I have assembled and started engine, but it was rattling like a mofo and blowing heaps of smoke, and was really hard to start., so this is the only thing i think i may have ballsd up. there were no marks on my timing wheel on pump, so am thinking this could be the problem. Will ...
by pchatz
Sun Jun 03, 2012 9:51 am
Forum: Nissan
Topic: nissan patrol TD42 y60 fuel injection pump?????
Replies: 5
Views: 4100

nissan patrol TD42 y60 fuel injection pump?????

Hi- I have just put my engine back into my nissan safari non turbo diesel . When i assembled the engine, there were no apparent alignment marks on the gear which drives the fuel injection pump-or the gear which drives this from engine. I feel certain that this alignment of gears will be critical to ...
by pchatz
Wed May 16, 2012 12:35 am
Forum: Tool Shed
Topic: chev petrol into nissan safari y60
Replies: 10
Views: 931

chev petrol into nissan safari y60

anyone know of someone who specializes in fitting chev into nissan safari anywhere near auckland?I cooked my TD 42 non turbo , and am thinking seriously about converting to chev. Anyone been down that road ? would appreciate any info.
cheers, paul

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