Diesel Archives

2.8 Triton Upgrades

2.8 Triton Upgrades

Michael 10/04/2017 0
Q. I have a 2.8TD Triton that I have been setting up with accessories for quite a while now. It gets...
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What's the best way to warm up a diesel?

What's the best way to warm up a diesel?

Michael 10/04/2017 0
Q. I have just purchased my first diesel 4WD – it’s a 1987 MK Patrol turb0-diesel. I have to admit t...
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Are EFI diesels de-tuned from factory?

Are EFI diesels de-tuned from factory?

Michael 10/04/2017 0
Q. Is it true that EFI diesels like my Mazda BT50 are deliberately de-tuned from the factory? Don’t ...
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LPG injection

LPG injection

Michael 10/04/2017 0
Q. Someone asked you a couple of issues back about running LPG injection on a diesel. I have started...
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Outback Fuel Filtration

Outback Fuel Filtration

Michael 10/04/2017 0
Q. I was hoping for your advice on the best setup for my 4WD. It’s a 3.2L DiD Pajero that I have bui...
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2.8 Hilux overheating

2.8 Hilux overheating

Michael 10/04/2017 0
Q. I have a 2.8D HiLux that I want to turn the wick up on. It’s a reliable old bus but man it’s slow...
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Turbo rebuild symptoms

Turbo rebuild symptoms

Michael 10/04/2017 0
Q. What are the symptoms of a turbo needing a rebuild? My TDi Defender just had a pump and injector ...
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TD42 Patrol loss of power

TD42 Patrol loss of power

Michael 10/04/2017 0
Q. Over the past couple of weeks my TD42 Patrol has lost a heap of power. It starts and idles okay b...
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60 series cold start problems

60 series cold start problems

Michael 10/04/2017 0
Q. I’m having problems trying to get my 12HT 60 Series to start on cold mornings. I’ve owned the veh...
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2 stroke oil in diesel fuel

2 stroke oil in diesel fuel

Michael 10/04/2017 0
Q. There’s a thread running on the 4WD Action forums at the moment talking about the topic of adding...
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Water in EFI fuel system

Water in EFI fuel system

Michael 10/04/2017 0
Q. Can you help us with some practical advice regarding what to do when we’re out on the tracks? Thi...
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2.4L Surf Upgrades

2.4L Surf Upgrades

Michael 10/04/2017 0
Q. I’ve got a 2.4L turbo-diesel Surf that I’ve been building up from standard. It’s now a fair bit b...
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TD42 Comp Truck Boost

TD42 Comp Truck Boost

Michael 10/04/2017 0
Q. Hi, my mate and I are in the process of building a comp truck and want to run a diesel for its en...
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Bench testing glow plugs

Bench testing glow plugs

Michael 10/04/2017 0
Q. G’day, can you tell me the process for bench-testing glow-plugs? My 2.8TD GQ was getting pretty h...
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Oils for older engines

Oils for older engines

Michael 10/04/2017 0
Q. My pride and joy GQ just clocked up 300,000km. I’m pretty happy because about 280,000km have been...
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What sort of fuel economy should a 1HZ get?

What sort of fuel economy should a 1HZ get?

Michael 10/04/2017 0
Q. In your experience, what sort of fuel economy should a 1HZ get? My 100 Series is the five-speed m...
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A Oil Filter service interval

A Oil Filter service interval

Michael 10/04/2017 0
Q - With service intervals of modern diesels regularly spanning longer than 5,000km, is it still wor...
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A Replace solenoid

A Replace solenoid

Michael 10/04/2017 0
Q - There’s a solenoid that appears to have something to do with the starter motor circuit on my old...
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