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    Rebuilding a D4D

    So my latest adventure has come to a premature end. Sudden loss
    power smoking and dropped onto 3 cylinders. Fortunately before crossing the Simpson!
    Injectors were replaced 20k ago as readings 2.4 on 1
    Cyl. EGT normal then went sky high - all happened in space of
    5 secs and injectors recently checked.

    So I want to hear from anyone who has rebuilt their
    own engine as to the success they had doing it.
    Please don't comment with buy a Toyota new engine
    as not a viable option for me! Thanks

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    Give a rebuild place a call and see what they quote. Don't use Toyota pistons for the rebuild as they're known to be weak.
    2008 GXL D4D + Option Pack 1, Safari snorkel, factory alloy bar, dual battery system, Lovells TFR-118/TRR119 Springs, Bilstein Shocks, Prodigy P3 brake controller, factory tow bar, Orac coupling.

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    Thanks going to do exactly that but was interested in brands for that very reason

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    how bad is the block ?

    toyota have the new 010 pistons to replace the original pistons that were weak

    i am interested in seeing it apart, i have one here that i was looking into pulling apart it has a broken balance shaft

    cheers James
    2008 Dune D4D manual GXL update - with lots of fruit !! + Roma Razorback Off Road Van

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    [QUOTE=Razorback81;575715]how bad is the block ?

    toyota have the new 010 pistons to replace the original pistons that were weak

    i am interested in seeing it apart, i have one here that i was looking into pulling apart it has a broken balance shaft

    cheers James[/
    Have a look here...
    http://www.pradopoint.com.au/showthr...-HELP!!!/page4
    Plenty of info on deleting the balance shaft altogether
    1997 petrol auto, 430 000km. Still going strong.
    2004 petrol auto, 233 000km. Cracked dash and no help from Toyota!

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    Looking at ceramic coated pistons with extra oil jets should be out of trouble for $3200 inc head overhaul with me assembling!

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    Where did you get the pistons from?

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    Engines Australia do them but only to order - you are looking at a 3 week wait to Ceramic coat them. Unfortunately my block is already at 040 even though the car has only done 139000 kms. Have sourced another motor potentially but am going to start another thread to see if anyone has used them.

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    Can 1kd's have liners pressed in after boring out the block?
    2008 GXL D4D + Option Pack 1, Safari snorkel, factory alloy bar, dual battery system, Lovells TFR-118/TRR119 Springs, Bilstein Shocks, Prodigy P3 brake controller, factory tow bar, Orac coupling.

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