+ Post New Thread
Page 1 of 23 1 2 3 11 ... LastLast
Threads 1 to 20 of 451

Forum: AWD Magna / Verada

Magna / Verada AWD discussion here

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Technical Archive

    I just happened to stumble across this archive of AWD technical articles/threads: http://www.aussiemagna.com/forums/archive/index.php?f-73.html Due to the change over to a new server, a lot of the old articles were no longer available(or I could not search properly). There is a total of...

    Started by leadfoot6, 15-04-2018 09:57 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 16,695
    07-07-2019 12:34 AM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Post your ride (no discussion)

    Post pics and particulars of your ride.......( NO DISCUSSION PLEASE)

    Started by zero, 12-01-2010 05:54 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 80,572
    06-07-2019 07:31 PM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: AWD dyno results *no discussion*

    Post your AWD dyno results up here! Use the below template to make the thread nice and tidy. And remember no discussion. Car: Mods: Dyno: Power: Torque:

    Started by Type40, 29-08-2009 12:04 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 82,595
    01-12-2018 01:31 PM Go to last post
  1. Anyway to reduce exhaust smoke

    Hi all, I bought a KJ AWD Verada a week ago and I think the valve stem seals are pretty warn, it only has 223,000 k's which is ok for its age, but its very fumey, if it idles for 5 minutes then I give it a rev a bush fire comes out the exhaust, LOL, I did flush the motor and put HPR10 in it but...

    Started by DeanoTS, 14-10-2019 05:42 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 1,309
    08-11-2019 12:17 PM Go to last post
  2. KJ AWD exhaust compared to FWD exhaust

    Hi all, I was just looking at the exhaust system on my KJ AWD compared to my KL FWD and I noticed on the AWD all the areas where the exhaust is join its welded, the Cat, the rear muffler etc whereas on the KL FWD the areas where different sections join its bolted together, I wanted to take the cat...

    Started by DeanoTS, 26-10-2019 06:57 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 446
    04-11-2019 01:46 PM Go to last post
  3. AWD Sway Bar thread

    Hi guys, my next mod is a rear sway bar, and I can't see a Sway Bar thread in the AWD section, so maybe this can become a repository for valid info - eg: opinions, experiences, sources of products and prices. Below is my story, but first some specifics which I hope to update with latest...

    Started by Oggy, 04-10-2009 09:43 PM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 59
    • Views: 54,319
    28-10-2019 03:33 PM Go to last post
  4. AWD stalling at idle

    Hi guys, just after some advice. Our TL AWD, which we've had for more than 10 years, occasionally stalls when idling e.g. waiting at traffic lights. It just cuts out and you need to re-start it, but it re-starts straight away. We had some issues a couple of years ago with stuttering while...

    Started by xenoAWD, 30-10-2017 07:28 AM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 51,910
    17-10-2019 11:21 AM Go to last post
  5. Engine Oil: what's best?

    Like my other thread about transmission and TC oils; I now want to understand what the recommended engine oils are and the pros and cons. The AWD is coming up for a service and I notice that the oil is dark black. I'm surprised because I had this done only about 8000 kms ago just after I bought...

    Started by KWAWD, 03-07-2012 06:51 AM
    11 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 11
    • Replies: 105
    • Views: 74,767
    05-10-2019 05:07 AM Go to last post
  6. TL VR AWD Road Test

    This road test report is a bit basic, but better than nothing. It has some useful facts & figures. http://www.webwombat.com.au/motoring/news_reports/xrt_magna-awd.htm

    Started by leadfoot6, 24-03-2018 07:59 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 28,309
    30-09-2019 06:26 AM Go to last post
  7. Known higher mileage issues

    Hey all, Awd tl owner here. My one owner car has 182000 ks on it now, and I'm starting to experience a few minor issues as it ages. The car has always been serviced every six months, with bits replaced as soon as needed. It's general condition is good and it is garaged and well cared for...

    Started by an observer, 12-07-2017 03:24 PM
    9 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 9
    • Replies: 87
    • Views: 56,377
    27-09-2019 02:21 PM Go to last post
  8. Chrome Gear selector removal

    Hi Folks. I currently have myself an 04 TL awd vrx and am wanting to remove the chrome gear selector surrond. How does it get removed without breaking the clips??

    Started by Akuiper1982, 07-11-2018 07:40 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 14,345
    01-09-2019 01:55 PM Go to last post
  9. What is this paint code named?

    Hello all, I'm trying to figure out what the paint code KA (a metallic white with a pearly grey-green cast) is named, can anyone help? It's in a 1999 KA Verada. I've looked all over the internet, but this has eluded me.

    Started by Velociraptor, 10-08-2019 05:07 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 7,300
    10-08-2019 06:55 PM Go to last post
  10. AWD Transmission failure

    My 2005 KW Verada GTVI transmission developed a grinding noise a couple of weeks ago. I had the RACV tow it to my local mechanic and gave it a road test and came to the conclusion that there was some flaring. The noise had disappeared but it turned out to be a failure in the overdrive unit. Lots of...

    Started by waynevb14, 13-07-2019 05:29 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 12,402
    06-08-2019 06:34 AM Go to last post
  11. good tyres for dirt/mud/snow driving

    So, I need new tyres, as my front ones are suffering from the painful outside edge wear that from what I tell is a common issue. It's certainly been an issue the time I've had the car, however i think the tyres I have on it are the quickest ones to wear down. I'm a bit disappointing, as I was...

    Started by Stiffman, 10-06-2019 07:02 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 11,314
    01-08-2019 10:35 AM Go to last post
  12. Rear Wheel Hub Bearings

    I have new Hub bearings to fit to my car, these will get done in the coming weeks. How difficult are they to change? I have consulted the service manual, but it is not very clear in how it's done.

    Started by grelise, 01-12-2012 10:39 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 16,091
    09-07-2019 03:22 PM Go to last post
  13. WhiteAWD returns with another whiteAWD plus 380swap

    I'm not a young man, and probably emblematic of the Magna driving caricature. As I look back my big regret was trading my AWD for a VZ Monaro, it was a fine car but wrecked by coilovers, from a suspension company known for getting things wrong. The ride was so awful on the Monaro it was replaced by...

    Started by whiteawd, 16-05-2018 12:53 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 36
    • Views: 44,984
    24-06-2019 06:06 PM Go to last post
  14. HM headers and Lukey exhaust?

    One difference i noticed immediately between the FWD Verada and the AWD is the perceived loss of power, (due to all the extra weight on the AWD I believe). Most of the time it's not very noticeable but occasionally, such as when overtaking, it's really apparent. I'm interested in any simple mod...

    Started by KWAWD, 28-03-2013 07:32 AM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 45,715
    01-06-2019 10:26 PM Go to last post
  15. AWD whine on acceleration

    Hi there, we've just inherited an 03 Magna AWD and after just a day of driving I love it to bits. Such an easy car to drive and is so quick at the lights when needed. As with all older cars it has some problems and niggles that we'll get the local mech to have a look at, but the rear diff (I...

    Started by Geezah, 14-04-2019 05:03 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 10,571
    14-04-2019 08:47 PM Go to last post
  16. Lifting a third gen

    Hey all, Having resisted the suv siren song and repaired our beloved tl... http://www.aussiemagna.com/forums/showthread.php?t=107492&page=2 I'm now thinking whether it is worth adjusting the ride height. But instead of lowering, i want to make it higher! The standard clearance is about...

    Started by an observer, 22-03-2019 02:14 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 12,495
    02-04-2019 07:59 PM Go to last post
  17. AWD Floorpan Images

    Here is a link to a 380 DB discussion forum(conversion to AWD project) where there are a number of images taken from underneath an AWD model: http://www.380db.com/forums/thread-view.asp?tid=1264&start=51&posts=59 All of the images on page 6 of the thread(go to the end of that page) linked...

    Started by leadfoot6, 29-07-2018 11:34 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 10,939
    14-02-2019 10:08 PM Go to last post
  18. Time interval for TC/diff oil change?

    I'm not using my cars very much and only putting k's on them very slowly. Does anyone know what the change intervals should be for the transfer case and rear diff oils in terms of time? The book says 45k's, but at this rate that may take another few years. TIA

    Started by KWAWD, 19-01-2019 08:35 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 9,784
    19-01-2019 06:32 PM Go to last post
  19. Looking for measurements to set lights

    Hi. Does anybody have the specific measurements to adjust headlights on a KH Verada? Cheers

    Started by shazzm, 09-01-2019 09:43 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 10,096
    09-01-2019 09:43 AM Go to last post
  20. TL AWD Magna VR info.

    It's been a while since I've been here, have been without a Magna/Verada for a few years now, but very likely to get into another soon. I've been looking at 2 VRs, both 03 TLs, both AWD. One has the white fascia cluster with AWD motif, black cloth trim, standard non leather steering wheel, no...

    Started by MrNatural, 16-10-2018 02:39 AM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 45
    • Views: 47,295
    15-12-2018 08:56 PM Go to last post

+ Post New Thread

Forum Information and Options

Users Browsing this Forum

There are currently 1 users browsing this forum. (0 members & 1 guests)

Thread Display Options

Use this control to limit the display of threads to those newer than the specified time frame.

Allows you to choose the data by which the thread list will be sorted.

Order threads in...

Note: when sorting by date, 'descending order' will show the newest results first.

Icon Legend

Contains unread posts
Contains unread posts
Contains no unread posts
Contains no unread posts
Closed Thread
Thread is closed
Thread Contains a Message Written By You
You have posted in this thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts