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by Craig Lord
16 Apr 2020 11:33
Forum: 09. Engines
Topic: Proactive maintenance advice 4.8 GRX auto
Replies: 15
Views: 619

Re: Proactive maintenance advice 4.8 GRX auto

Thats a big list! it makes me tired just thinking of trying to do all of that to mine! What was the story with the wiring harness? Seems an odd thing to replace? And the waterpump - was that preventative, or did it start giving issues? Hi Graham Yes I'm probably overthinking it all as a result of t...
by Craig Lord
16 Apr 2020 11:26
Forum: 09. Engines
Topic: Proactive maintenance advice 4.8 GRX auto
Replies: 15
Views: 619

Re: Proactive maintenance advice 4.8 GRX auto

Opening an engine to do maintenance is like having pre entative heart bypass surgery. You WILL do more harm than good. Just make sure you replace the fluids regularly and with good stuff. Oil and coolant. One thing that might help is fitting a snorkel with a pre-filter. One last thing is maybe cons...
by Craig Lord
15 Apr 2020 22:16
Forum: 09. Engines
Topic: Proactive maintenance advice 4.8 GRX auto
Replies: 15
Views: 619

Proactive maintenance advice 4.8 GRX auto

Howzit everyone Hope you are all doing well considering the extended lockdown. Ok so now that the patrol is running sweet again :layrubber: I want to make sure it stays that way for the foreseeable future so I want to pick the brains of the wise on the forum :oldtimer: The patrol now has 257000km on...
by Craig Lord
12 Apr 2020 14:18
Forum: 08. Your Patrol
Topic: Who is doing what to their patrols ?
Replies: 48
Views: 2521

Re: Who is doing what to their patrols ?

Howzit Malcolm No worries at all, I havent got around to looking at my roof rack yet. I'm actually thinking about removing this rack as well as the awning and buying a front runner one or something similar. The current combo is very heavy as its mild steel and my folding solar panels are also quite ...
by Craig Lord
09 Apr 2020 20:06
Forum: 08. Your Patrol
Topic: Who is doing what to their patrols ?
Replies: 48
Views: 2521

Re: Who is doing what to their patrols ?

Mags and undercarriage if you can see anything... Mud bloody mud but cant resist driving through the damn stuff https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200409/61847a375c59cfdc2a9d6a3554c2dc2d.jpg https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200409/9f742b85676dd43c4948477acbedde30.jpg Sent from my SM-A530F using T...
by Craig Lord
09 Apr 2020 14:14
Forum: 08. Your Patrol
Topic: Who is doing what to their patrols ?
Replies: 48
Views: 2521

Re: Who is doing what to their patrols ?

Mags and undercarriage if you can see anything... Mud bloody mud but cant resist driving through the damn stuff https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200409/61847a375c59cfdc2a9d6a3554c2dc2d.jpg https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200409/9f742b85676dd43c4948477acbedde30.jpg Sent from my SM-A530F using T...
by Craig Lord
09 Apr 2020 11:10
Forum: 08. Your Patrol
Topic: Who is doing what to their patrols ?
Replies: 48
Views: 2521

Re: Who is doing what to their patrols ?

Haha Cedric if there is a hint of rain on the horizon the patrol will be high and dry :rolling: luckily I think the rains are done now so I'm sure I will have got over it by October when they start again.
by Craig Lord
08 Apr 2020 19:44
Forum: 09. Engines
Topic: Heating issue 4.8
Replies: 41
Views: 7813

Re: Heating issue 4.8

Thanks for the insight into the water pump Florian. I never thought to query the price I was just so surprised by it that I took it and ran before they could add another zero to the figure. But good to know for the future :thumbup:
by Craig Lord
08 Apr 2020 19:05
Forum: 08. Your Patrol
Topic: Who is doing what to their patrols ?
Replies: 48
Views: 2521

Re: Who is doing what to their patrols ?

Hay Craig/Dirk no photos it did not happen!!! Think you two are sitting under a tree with a cold beer thinking about doing it :gotpics: :rolling: :rolling: QQQ :rolling: :rolling: The dirt stains on the gearbox and transfer case is tough stuff. Not even degreaser helped... I'm determined to get the...
by Craig Lord
08 Apr 2020 16:07
Forum: 08. Your Patrol
Topic: Who is doing what to their patrols ?
Replies: 48
Views: 2521

Re: Who is doing what to their patrols ?

So I got a little bit bored.... Painted all the mags with Duram 88, and the Patrol was sitting so high on the ramps that I could sit up underneath the front part, so I started painting the bottom of the Patrol with the Duram, I currently have a very clean black Patrol underneath :rolleyes: Did not ...

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