Magna owners from TM 1985 - TP 1990 Discussion here.
A mate of mine has a TP Magna which about 2 months ago the automatic gearbox died, giving him no forward or reverse gears. Me and another mate decided to lend him a hand in replacing the gearbox. Well after two attempts, the 3rd and final automatic gearbox finally gave up within the month of...
just noticed that it's gone.
so hopefully this get's stickied again.
So i'll go first, these are about 6 months old (must take new ones) and the one with hubcaps on was taken the day i got it. not alot has changed that u can see cause most of the work has been mechanical. but hopefully within the...
HI forum member /reader
All the posts that follow are from work I have personally done on the 4 cyl TM TN TP first gen Magnas covering the 2.6 astron motor / automatics/ brakes etc
using basic metric socket sets, spanners,pliers, hammer and screwdrivers
any problems not listed pm me...
why this write up
AU $489.88 for a new TP AFM 2017 ..
TN AFM price AU $474.88
it is not the modern way to have to dismantle parts of and interior for chasing EFI faults
i have to extract the ECU from above the passenger side kick panel
and dont particularly want to go back in again to do the same tests if i miss something
or another problem presents
Has anyone ever played around with a gen 1 ECU? I pulled apart a spare today and looked up a few of the chips. One of them is an 8bit 16Kb EPROM (it's programmable), so it runs some sort of computer program. Obviously wouldn't be as complex as today's, but if it was reverse engineered, anyone with...
strange mitzi would wire the plug for both auto and manual gearboxes
any manual gearbox owners want to
give your plug pins an LED test to see if it flashes ?
key in the on position then test
one is earth .... see if the other has power
no first gen repair manual says...
a few members here are keen enough to strip a first gen magna for parts
many past members did... but moved on
recents 2015- 2017
honorable mention goes to dennystone 12... top gun collector of parts
fuels .. does your...
Found this on ebay... With my old car, I'm thinking I have the parts to fix this up and put climate control in it as well. Probably take more time than I could devote... If anyone is interested though, I have a car for parts...
maybe its time to park it in a barn and wait 25 years
how much do you think it is worth against others
I have used a TP magna as a search reference and australia wide
if you know of other selling sites please add them
TN EFI manual gearbox
wasnt washed before sale
some bits a missing
got it cheap as a parts car to solve some of my TPs issues
will have unwanted parts from it
got me stumped at the moment
previous owner said it was an intermittent problem for him also
very noticeable shudder and vibration...loss of power
starts at 2000 -2500 rpm .. then goes away ..either side of that
wondered if other members had had the same problem and...
Good morning to all.
Names Mark and i have a build thread i would like to share with you all.
First a "little" history.
I first got my Magna in December 2009, my grandfather had recently past away and his car was going to be scrapped/sold. I was the youngest in my family and the only...
only have third and reverse
fault wont clear with battery terminals off
none for sale on gumtree or ebay
has anyone repaired a TCU on a TP auto ?
coldamus Last Activity 24-03-2016 04:56 PM
sent Pm but no reply
plenty of views on all this years forums posts
Hey all - has anyone fitted TN/TP Elite push button Heating/Air con controls into a TM, specifically with the Elite/SE style controls?
as the forum traffic is that slow....
the way magnas were advertised on TV back then
..better than its a mitzi campaign in 2015 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xFVHsrxjyBA
mitsusbihi won car maker of the year ,,car of the decade,,
I want a magnetic dump plug for a TN, would a later model magna fit?
didnt have time to take a picture while alternator was off
small bright green coolant weep about 3 cms on timing cover behind alternator
been weeping a while
lots of older crusty green build up
no coolant drips on garage floor would say gap takes up when hot
Long time since I poked my head in here, and I am back again with another issue.
Similar to a couple of my other posts this relates to my 1984 Hiace rather than my TM, but being of a similar vintage and technology I am sure the knowledge I need will be available here.
I will try to...
Can someone please tell me where to find the second screw holding the outer handle to the door. I can find one easily enough, but the second, ?:facejump:
Right so I thought I would chuck this up here in case there are other weirdos out there like me who like these piles of crap. It's a 1987 TM Magna Elite Auto so top of the range for its day with mostly all electrics, four wheel discs, digital dash, air con etc
Found it on Gumtree after the owner...
I'm having a garage clean-up, some TN,TP parts to give away, PM me for parts you need. In Dandenong Victoria
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