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Forum: Third Generation Magna TE - TW

Magna / Verada owners from TE (KE) 1996 - TW (KW) 2005 Discussion here.

  1. Poll Sticky Thread Sticky: Poll: Fuel Economy - What do you get out of a tank? (3rd gens only)

    As the title says.. What sort of economy are you getting out of your 3rd gen. List your mods and the style of driving you do - even the year of the car... For example: City/Country driving.. CAI + extractors etc etc.. This is to consolidate all the recent "OMG my cars a fuel hog" threads..

    Started by Bain, 01-05-2006 02:36 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Parts List Thread

    Okay guys and girls I'm creating this thread to help us with parts that we need for your cars so here the first one: Timing belt kit: This Kit is from dayco part number is KTB099H. Product details for: KTBA099H

    Started by Sharkie, 24-08-2006 01:58 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: 3rd Gen Dyno results (No discussion)

    Had your car on the rollers? show us what you got by using this easy template. post your results and keep discussions/opinions in your members machines thread. Car: 2000 TH Sports Engine/driveline: 3.5lt Manual Mods: 3inch cat back exhaust Dyno: Dyno dynamics @ K&M performance Mt Isa...

    Started by ARS55, 15-01-2009 08:08 PM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Third Gen Common faults thread

    Would it be a good idea to have a sticky thread for common issues and cures to save alot of searching? Issues like: -Stuttering auto 1. Change filter and use genuine transmission fluid 2. Reset transmission and ecu by disconnecting negative on battery for 30 minutes 3. Follow the Auto...

    Started by race5l, 02-05-2012 06:08 PM
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  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: The Magna Headlamp FAQ:

    Lost and found at: http://web.archive.org/web/20070313080607/http://www.aussiemagna.com/forums/showthread.php?t=23184 cheers Mitchello edit: also found it in the 3rd gen FAQ http://www.wermspowke.net/wiki/index.php/Lights Pasted back in here for reference:

    Started by s_tim_ulate, 13-03-2008 09:34 PM
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  1. BMC air filters

    Hi all, after over 50,000 ks in my KL I thought I should replace the air filter, just looking online supercheap and Ebay BMC filters seem the most expensive, around $160 compared to about $20 for the cheapest, can anyone tell me the advantages of paying $160 compared to $20, cheers

    Started by DeanoTS, 17-10-2018 06:35 PM
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  2. Engine won't turn over

    Hi guys, had a problem with my TL wagon today....When I went to start it all the lights on the dash came on as normal, but the engine would not crank over...battery was not flat at all, but starter was not working....no solenoid noise just silence....I repeatedly moved the gear shifter from park to...

    Started by specialk, Yesterday 11:11 AM
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  3. Good "bolt on" mods for Verada/Magna 3.5l 6g74???

    Title pretty much says it all Seen a few posts about the 3.8(75) intake being "modded" for the 3.5 (74) but can not for the life of me find an instructional write up. Basically I wanna know What requires modifying to make it fit 74? Do I need new throttle cable? Are the mating surfaces the...

    Started by Staffy, 21-05-2018 05:30 PM
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  4. Lifter / lash adjuster differences??

    Is there a difference between lifters?? currently replacing them on rear bank exhaust and have come across one that seats in an o ring type seat in the rocker arm and the other type ( majority) just sit directly in the rocker arm?? Went to the auto stores and they are telling me they are /...

    Started by maxtjvrx, 14-10-2018 08:18 AM
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    15-10-2018 09:41 AM Go to last post
  5. TJ VRX upper oil sump removal - I'm stuck !!!

    Help im stuck. I am trying to remove upper oil pan but seem to have a problem. I have removed all the bolts holding up the upper oil pan from the engine block , ive pryed it apart from block, it comes down evenly about 2 inches but for some reason will not remove or separate completely, like...

    Started by maxtjvrx, 08-10-2018 03:33 PM
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  6. Misting Windscreen Nozzles

    Looking for a direct fit (no messing about) set of misting windscreen wiper fluid nozzles....rather than the solid stream version on my TJ that doesn't dispense a sufficient spread of water to get off the bugs ! (Am away for work for a few days...dont cuss if i dont respond back quickly) Just...

    Started by jdisnow, 07-06-2018 03:19 AM
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    13-10-2018 07:53 AM Go to last post
  7. DIY: Front End Removal [TJ/KJ]

    You'll need: A Front Bumper/Parabolic Head Lights,/Front Reo Bar + Philips Screwdriver, Flathead Screwdriver, Socket Wrench (Socket - 10mm, 12mm, 14mm) http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b2/DamonnomaD/0.jpg Difficulty: Not a lot of experience required, just time and patience. Is a 1 person job...

    Started by DAM-088, 06-11-2008 07:37 PM
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  8. [FIXED] Engine Coolant overflow...?

    Fixed with replacing the Radiator Cap. http://i.imgur.com/SXzuBgU.jpg Credits to: Magna_Lad barryb Madmagna jimbo TW2005

    Started by Skanob, 01-05-2015 11:34 PM
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    09-10-2018 02:05 PM Go to last post

    I have found one guide but it's very detailed I really need a dumbed down beginners version of what tools needed how many bolts or screws needed to remove.. Is it easy job.. I don't want to break anything i have to go UPULLIT find the right parts and take them off myself which i have never done...

    Started by Bigm666, 08-10-2018 09:57 PM
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  10. Immobiliser Issues - help desparately needed

    Hey guys I'm having some immobiliser issues at the moment. It's the common issue where you go to start the car, it turns on but dies, won't re-start as the immobiliser cuts the fuel pump. It's happened to me before, but it went away. Now it's back and I'm not sure what's causing it. My issues...

    Started by Red Valdez, 26-10-2009 11:00 PM
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  11. TJ VRX misfiring at low revs

    Hi, Im new here ( name's Max) and saw a need to join up as my wife has had her TJ VRX for the past 17 years which she loves ( clicked over 270 K last week). It's been my responsibilty to look after / baby / service / repair it all these years which I do with pleasure as you all know they are a...

    Started by maxtjvrx, 17-07-2018 11:27 AM
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  12. how to do a fuel pressure test on TJ magna exec v6

    Hello everyone, Magna exec v6 TJ wagon engine 6G72M I am a newbie at posting as well as working on my Mitsy,i would appreciate any tips on the following how to remove the rubber hose from the metal part of the high pressure hose ? Or could I use the hose that goes into the back of the...

    Started by mifti, 05-10-2018 04:59 PM
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  13. Vibrations when going downhill

    Hi guys, My TL Solara (3.5L Auto) exhibits vibrations when going downhill under certain conditions in the Adelaide Hills: In one location a light vibration is felt cruising at 110km/h gently downhill In the other locations, the gradient is steeper and some degree of braking is occurring I...

    Started by Tim0, 01-10-2018 03:37 AM
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  14. Why are 03-05 tl tw so darn cheap

    I'm curious is there any major issues or problems with those models..i just spent all day looking at magna prices in SA & VIC and there are many for $1000 or less.. To me that seems under valued. I looked at each advert and they seem to be in decent shape so that's why i ask was there some issues...

    Started by Bigm666, 30-06-2018 01:07 PM
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  15. Trouble code 12 - Airflow sensor- MAF cleaner any good

    Hi All I have a dual fuel TW with 190K. A few weeks ago started erratic idle at cold when operating on petrol and stalled once when warm at lights take off. Runs OK on LPG but now check engine light comes on after about 15 minutes running on LPG. I did a code check by earthing pin 1 on the...

    Started by TWtom, 24-09-2018 11:09 AM
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  16. High octane fuel in a 3rd Gen?

    Hello everyone, My 2003 TL Solara has a 3.5L V6 Auto (6G74, methinks) that takes "91 RON min" fuel according to the manual. It's been my experience with a few other cars that you can put higher octane fuel into the tank, and the timing will automatically adjust (thanks to feedback from the...

    Started by Tim0, 04-10-2018 01:11 PM
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  17. TH Magna trying to find oil loss

    Hi Guys, Have a TH magna which has done 314k, but had a new factory short block at 100k, with all the original heads, accessories fitted to the short block. Have had oil leaks and done all the usual things to fix them:- * Rocker cover gaskets/tube seals * Front head blanking plate o-ring...

    Started by mrwhitford, 30-09-2018 08:31 AM
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  18. Reputable mechanic warns AGAINST FULL TRANS FLUSH????

    Running a flush machine on a ‘magna’ transmission would not be advisable as the oil filter can not be changed during the service. The small components that would be forced and dislodged by a trans flush machine will get stuck in the filter, as the filter does it’s job. You can essentially remove...

    Started by Bigm666, 24-05-2018 08:13 PM
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  19. Trans fluid flush, DIY or pay for machine flush?

    Was quoted about $60 for genuine trans fluid or $275 for a machine flush with compatible fluid. I don't mind doing work myself but I'm of.the understanding that a significant quantity of old fluid remains if not using a proper flush machine - and my fluid is pretty far gone, not even brown it's...

    Started by Millenium7, 15-06-2018 11:32 AM
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  20. Burned headlight plug - TL Magna

    Hey guys, My drivers side headlight has been working intermitently for hte last year (I don't drive much at night). Anyway, I had a look today - globe is fine, however the end of the wiring loom looks partially melted....any idea what this is called and where i can order another one? Happy to...

    Started by timmy_666, 30-09-2018 09:32 AM
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