Is TD42 a good engine?
The main reason the TD42 is so highly regarded by the hardcore off-roaders out there is that it’s a better chance than most to get you home every time. Even the allegedly lighter-piston version of the engine is fine provided you don’t mess with its tuning.
Can you turbo a TD42?
TURBOS: The turbocharger that is supplied as the base option for the GQ TD42 turbo kit is the GT2860r by Garrett. We have found that this turbocharger compliments the characteristics of the 4.2ltr TD42 motor very well.
How much boost is safe TD42?
around 15 to 20 PSI boost
Given this is a ‘Comp Truck’, you could run around 15 to 20 PSI boost and upon running it on a 4WD dyno keep the fuel loadings moderately heavy. Basically you can have a 5 litre 250hp engine last for 500,000km or a 5 litre 1500hp engine last just long enough for a ¼ mile drag run.
How hot is too hot for TD42?
From factory, Nissan states 118°C as safe working temp for the TD42. Despite being well over 100°C, it’s still not boiling at that stage. This is due to the system being pressurised, which raises the boiling point of the coolant/water mix.
Does TD42 overheat?
Re: TD42 overheating The TD42 has a bypass thermostat system. You cannot remove the thermostat and drive with it as this will make the engine run hotter than it should. The bypass system needs to block off a hole in the thermostat housing which then allows the water to flow through the radiator only.
What causes ZD30 to fail?
The ZD30 engine has suffered a poor reputation for premature failures including melting/cracking pistons and overboosting, largely due to some common issues.
How do I fix my TD42 overheating?
The TD42 has a bypass thermostat system. You cannot remove the thermostat and drive with it as this will make the engine run hotter than it should. The bypass system needs to block off a hole in the thermostat housing which then allows the water to flow through the radiator only.
Why do Nissan Patrols overheat?
Any off-roader’s engine is liable to overheat, especially when you’re working it hard in the bush with minimal air-flow through the radiator. Many Patrol owners have identified this and fitted larger, aftermarket radiators to fix the issue.
Why does TD42 overheat?
This is due to the system being pressurised, which raises the boiling point of the coolant/water mix. So after you’ve made sure there are no leaks in the system, the next thing to look at is your radiator cap.
What are the best mods for a gu TD42?
Best mods for a gu td42. Could you ask anymore of an open question. Tow vehicle, weekend warrior/daily driver. Pure offroad truck. Tourer. This can determine best place to start with mods. Plus a ebay intercooler, if your good with spanners you can save fair bit of money there.
What is a td42t and Ti engine upgrade?
Designed to achieve the maximum torque and power from the TD42T and Ti engines, this upgrade provides great value for money. It involves the installation of a heavily modified fuel pump and replacement turbo that will boost the engine performance.
What kind of Turbo does a TD42 GQ have?
Our TD42 GQ ball bearing turbo kit comes complete with all parts needed for installation and has been designed to fit with all OEM components.This TD42 GQ turbo kit features a Garret ball bearing turbo which gives the best response and improved mid-range torque and power over conventional turbo chargers.
What kind of engine does a Nissan Patrol TD42 have?
In line with this commitment, we developed a high performance modification to suit the Nissan Patrol TD42 factory turbo vehicles. Designed to achieve the maximum torque and power from the TD42T and Ti engines, this upgrade provides great value for money.