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GU Wagon TD42T, Power mods :)


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My TD42T

It was stock when i bought it 3 months ago. I bought it due to the old Grandpa that owned it, its only done 140,000klms :)


So far I've added:

33" muddies

Tradies roof cage

High lift jack and shovel

3" exhaust no mufflers


Maxed out stock injector pump


Autometer boost and pyro gauges

Alarm system and central locking

tigerz11 winch

Narva 225's with HID conversion



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Time to extract some more power out of the TD42T

Garrett GTX2863 turbo

Frozen boost water/air cooler

Cooling mist Water/methanol injection




I'm currently making myself a new inlet manifold. pics will come once its finished.

I'm also tigging up a 15L water/meth tank in the engine bay.

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Your is a dream purchase, nothing I'd like more than to come across a vehicle like that. I see you've also added sliders/steps as well. Have you still got a stock exhaust on that thing?


No mate, its 3" with no mufflers :)

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Quick picture after I fitted my 3" Suspension stuff lift.

I also fitted rubber flares, that i hate! But, im trying to keep it semi Legal. haha

Total pain in the arse trying to fit the caster correction bushes without a press at home!


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I'd vent that meth tank clear of the vehicle as possible.

Meth will boil out at 65 and on a nice hot day sitting next to the exhaust, I think it would get there pretty easy especially after a nice long heat soak. Even at 50 it will give off plenty of fumes and you sure as hell don't want them coming back in the cab or anywhere in the engine bay they could ignite.

Beautiful fabrication on the tank and manifold. Wish I had those sort of skills and ability.

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Thanks for the tip Glort, once the new turbo is installed, i might have to chop a bit off the tank. I will be sure to vent the tank somewhere safe.

As for the fab skills, I'm really only a beginer, I bought myself a Tig, watched some videos on you tube and taught myself.

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Twin 10" Thermo's installed, Hopefully it will keep cooler temps low and help out the A/C Condenser now its completely blocked by the cooler.


15mm Thick high density foam to direct the air straight from the Thermo fans onto the A/C condenser


Trial fittment whilst i start to fab up some brackets to hold it in place.



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There is a large gap between the A/C condenser and the radiator. If i put the 10" thermos on the radiator it wouldnt really draw the air through the cooler condenser and radiator all at once.

My background is turbo petrol engines, from my experience with them, nothing beats the factory engine fan. I had to put 3 x 10" electric fans on my last car just to take the place of one engine fan. So I'm going to leave the standard fan there for now and see what happens

The snorkel is 4" from Millweld. Its great! It took me about 30mins to fit it.

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