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Pieter du Toit
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Post by Pieter du Toit »

Hi All

Since my 4.2 conversion and everything else that came thereafter (the running hot problem) I have been talking about this......and eventually got around to get it done. Thus...as for now.... I am done with doing modifications to my Patrol - and he is running as smoothly as can be.

I had the additional vents done and even though a little bit smaller than what I thought I am still 100% satisfied that it looks well and WORKS WELL!!! If you look at the Patrol it actually looks like it could have come like that - straight from his mamma. :thumbup: Thank you Dino at Burnco for a job well done!!! :clap:

Right side Air Duct
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Same from the front...
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Left side Air Duct
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Same from the front...
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And the complete bonnet.....
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And with that it is fluit fluit my storie is uit......I am done with engine and external modifications!!

Now to decide on a drawer system or not........ai ai decisions decisions!!!! :lol:
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Post by Family_Dog »

Looks good, Pieter! :thumbup:


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Post by JG Shields »

Mooi man!!!
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Post by Alanvs »

Looks good Pieter.
Buy my drawers if you want.
Need to get rid of them so that I can put my batteries somewhere.
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Ek smaak die posbus op die bonnet! :wink:
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Netjies gedoen Pieter.
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Post by Chris Skinner »

Looks good!
I assume the purpose is to create a suction to get hot air out of the engine compartment?

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Post by Kagiso II »

Hmmm - een dinosaur met nostrils nogall... Lyk vicious Pieter, oompie laaik oor'e honnert - en Burnco het mooi gewerk dit lyk soos "reg"
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I like mods that looks as if it must be there!!! :salute: :salute:

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Post by ricster »

Pieter.... I was still having relatively high EGT's on my Maiden, and figured that due to the intercooler being on top of the motor, with a shhhhhhhhh load of heat from the motor and the turbo causing heat to be transferred to the I/C itself, I figured that I needed to get more air into the I/C to help get the heat transfer down. So I did a little mod on my existing scoop on the bonnet. and did a test run from JHB down to the Cape, then up to Kimberly, then to Bloemfontein, and back to JHB, with remarkable differences !!!! I seem to have the EGT's down by around 30 - 40 deg C..... :surprised: :surprised: :surprised:
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I wanted to use a Subaru scoop, as they have a huge mouth opening, but there isn't enough space on my bonnet.

Frans (Tour de Frans) might have a suggestion on this too ( Frans ek is jammer ek het jou ge mis daar in die Kaap.... tyt het net te vinnig weg ge haardloop)
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