I bought my Engine Gaurd (G01-2 DUAL BOLT-ON TEMP) as im constantly on the road and in the bush towing my camper in Far North Queensland where it’s bloody hot, dusty and can be humid as hell.
On a 30°/38° day my old TD42 GU Patrol in second gear 2500rpm towing my MDC Forbes12+ gets a little warm going up Desailly Range (Bob’s Lookout) on the Mulligan Highway FNQ.
Beep Beep Beep starts im definitely awake LOL… Go back a gear, Get your foot off the gas, windows Down and turn the heater on full noise in the old Patrol.
The standard Nissan Patrol GU gauge hardly moves but the duel temperature Engine Gaurd sensors, one on the thermostat housing, one on the oil filter housing (pictures below) surprised me with the difference in Temperatures when driving, I set both Alarms on 95° and my normal running Temperatures are 72° to 83° depending on the day and roads / tracks im driving on.
I have a PWR radiator and always use top quality hoses and genuine nissan engine parts but my biggest fear out bush is a blown hose or a blown Engine.
I carry Spare hoses, water and loads of parts to get myself going again but if I blow my engine im stuffed and where I go there is definitely no roadside assist.
The duel Engine Gaurd is about $150 and you would be CRAZY to not fit one as it’s easy and could save you megabucks.
BONUS it’s Aussie made in Bingel Bay Queensland Australia.Posted by