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 Post subject: au engine into xe
Posted: Thu Nov 17, 2011 10:45 pm 
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hay was looking at doing this conversion just woundering what ill have to look out for. thanks
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 Post subject: Re: au engine into xe
Posted: Thu Nov 17, 2011 10:50 pm 
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Would be easier to use a EA - ED multi point engine, if you fit it using XH ute bits, it should be straight forward. Go check out the engine bay on a XH ute, that will give you an idea of what needs to be done.

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 Post subject: Re: au engine into xe
Posted: Thu Nov 17, 2011 11:03 pm 
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ToranaGuy wrote:
Would be easier to use a EA - ED multi point engine, if you fit it using XH ute bits, it should be straight forward. Go check out the engine bay on a XH ute, that will give you an idea of what needs to be done.

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Don't look at an XH ute.

You need to aquire parts from an XG ute.

Main items are:
Sway bar (need).
Lower engine mounts (need).
Power steering box (unless you want to get a pipe made from metric to imperial).
Log style manifold.
XG Fuel tank and lines, only if its going in a ute otherwise EFI from a 4.1 sedan.

You will Hit the sway bar with the sump, so you'll need to have that cut and shut, or use an EB-EL engine pan.

 

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 Post subject: Re: au engine into xe
Posted: Thu Nov 17, 2011 11:18 pm 
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I did the conversion a little over a year ago, everything clears using the serpentine setup.

you'll need to gut an XG for all the tiny bits like hoses and retaining brackets etc for the recovery tank.

It is far easier to grab the entire enginebay and dash loom also.

The Sump Just clears a EB-EL style sump using the correct sway bar. the AU sump will hit.


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 Post subject: Re: au engine into xe
Posted: Fri Nov 18, 2011 12:07 am 
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To use an AU engine (coil pack & BB manifold), won't the XH loom & ecu be required? Or would you suggest convert it to a dizzy setup, use a mpfi log manifold like a xg & use XG loom & ecu? XG mounts would be the ones to use....

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Posted: Fri Nov 18, 2011 7:13 am 
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Wouldn't even bother using coil packs to be honest.

The first challenge is getting the motor seated in the first place.



The best bet is using the XG loom, with Dissy and use an EL ECU to obtain the thermo fan outputs and the BBM trigger.

 

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 Post subject: Re: au engine into xe
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Wouldn't even bother using coil packs to be honest.

The first challenge is getting the motor seated in the first place.



The best bet is using the XG loom, with Dissy and use an EL ECU to obtain the thermo fan outputs and the BBM trigger.


Fair enough. Some love them & some hate them. Personally I am indifferent to them.

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 Post subject: Re: au engine into xe
Posted: Fri Nov 18, 2011 11:48 pm 
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im actuly thinking of putting one into my patrol to. will i have to use the au dash cluster & fit into where the gq cluster is or can i use the stock gq patrol dash.
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