1989 Nissan Patrol y60 long

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Re: 1989 Nissan Patrol y60 long

Unread post by BigDutchy » August 22nd, 2018, 8:39 pm

You have build a great car mate!! I really like the old patrols. I still miss my old Patrol. It was the best 4Wd I have ever owned. Good luck with yours

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Re: 1989 Nissan Patrol y60 long

Unread post by cbd » August 22nd, 2018, 10:25 pm

G'day
Brakes come in pretty handy at times times.
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But how fast it stops. That counts
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Re: 1989 Nissan Patrol y60 long

Unread post by Animal89 » August 25th, 2018, 7:21 pm

Thanks guys ;) Now i can say that is 4WD Capable :D I must change avm clutch's also cause both if them are different... and they didnt work good :( few pics from yesterday:
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Re: 1989 Nissan Patrol y60 long

Unread post by BigDutchy » August 26th, 2018, 8:36 am

I love everything about it mate!!

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Re: 1989 Nissan Patrol y60 long

Unread post by Animal89 » August 27th, 2018, 4:45 am

Thanks mate. Yesterday we were at closed melaphyre mine and we met guy with RB25T long patrol like mine :D this is funny.. when I was driving my honda there werent many GQ patrols but when i bought one i see some GQ everyday.. Few pics from mine:
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I dont want to focus on look of my car but i must say that when i saw that GQ with steel bumpers, outer roll cage, roof rack, 35" tires, and maaannnyyy fog lights i wanted to have this :) i dont need 35's or roll cage but it looks awesome...

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Re: 1989 Nissan Patrol y60 long

Unread post by cuzza_wa » August 28th, 2018, 6:03 pm

beautiful spot there mate, something about old quarrys (and 4x4's :) ) just does it for me!

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Re: 1989 Nissan Patrol y60 long

Unread post by Animal89 » August 30th, 2018, 1:05 am

yeah there is specific climate :D soo few shots from another quarry. It calls "Rocks" there was also melaphyre mine closed in 70's. Now its good fishing place, we have there climbing lessons for police, mountain rescue and other services. At 2 World War there was a concentration camp and there is few bunkers here and there..
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Re: 1989 Nissan Patrol y60 long

Unread post by Animal89 » December 11th, 2018, 4:43 am

Hello guys. I wasnt here for a while. Unfortunately i had car accident.. Icy road.., turn.. and i landed back in the ditch and roll over in the air.. Fortunately on wheels.
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Frame is fortunately in one straight piece, back of body was twisted, front rim also, and steering rack. Flatbed truck drived me home and car is in garage now. I was thinking to sell the car or to change body... but when i was watching 4wd action movies on YT i have found THIS!!!

https://www.redarc.com.au/Content/Image ... ehicle.jpg

I want to have something like this :D sooo pickup project starts now :D
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now whole electrical is out, fuel tan also.
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tank and back of the frame was cleaned, i weld some parts of frame and all was preserved and painted.
and little project how it will looks like
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Re: 1989 Nissan Patrol y60 long

Unread post by Peter Aawen » December 11th, 2018, 6:10 pm

Not good that you had a prang!! Good that you are OK, & that you still have plans for the Patrol! Keep us updated please! :thumb:
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Re: 1989 Nissan Patrol y60 long

Unread post by Animal89 » December 12th, 2018, 2:25 am

First plan was to buy high roof body shell and put it on my frame but is too expensive and hard to get. For now fuel tank is in and im fighting with rear wiring. Someone convert back light from bumper to body... U dont want to know how :D

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Re: 1989 Nissan Patrol y60 long

Unread post by BigDutchy » December 14th, 2018, 8:31 am

Keep it going mate.

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Re: 1989 Nissan Patrol y60 long

Unread post by Animal89 » December 26th, 2018, 9:48 pm

little update :D
We have Christmas now so I dont have much time to work with car, but every evening I'm in the garage :p
I had some problems with engine, it wasn't working properly, idle was on 2k rpm's it can't start few times... So we used spray called "start helper" and after big boom engine is working :D idle is adjusted and after a month in garage my beast was on little walk :D
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Whole wall was from Fiat Ducato I bought it used so it's a little "tired" but it will be covered by canopy.

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Re: 1989 Nissan Patrol y60 long

Unread post by Animal89 » January 5th, 2019, 5:20 am

Guys i have i problem.. i'm thinking how to put canopy on frame.. Weld it or put on rubber body mounts like whole body?

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Re: 1989 Nissan Patrol y60 long

Unread post by Peter Aawen » January 5th, 2019, 9:08 am

Fixing it solidly might not be such a great idea! Easy, maybe; but it probably wouldn't last!! :eek:

The chassis/frame on these things actually flex a fair bit (by design) especially off road, & especially up the back end - so I'd go for the rubber body mounts!
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Re: 1989 Nissan Patrol y60 long

Unread post by Animal89 » January 9th, 2019, 2:04 am

Ok so i will go that way. Little update, i bought front wheel, change tire and finally first drive :D
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i had some time to play with photoshop and now i see how its gonna be :
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