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  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
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  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
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: AWD dyno results *no discussion*

    What a **** hole of a place this is.

    Started by Type40, 29-08-2009 12:04 PM
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  1. 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
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  2. Earthing Point Horn

    G'day all, Could someone please post a picture of the earthing point/bolt on the right hand side of a TL Magna, where the horn bracket attaches too. I recently had some work carried out and and from memory I am sure there was an earth wire attached to the earth bolt with the horn. I have had a...

    Started by Craig O, 31-05-2020 12:58 PM
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    04-09-2020 05:59 AM Go to last post
  3. Running hot up Toowoomba range

    Hi all, Travelled Brisbane-toowoomba yesterday for a Chrissy get together in our one-owner tl Awd. Was a steamy day but not exceptional early on. Noticed as we drove up the range that the temp gauge moved up from its usual just under halfway point, to about three quarters up. Watched it...

    Started by an observer, 24-12-2017 08:25 AM
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  4. 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
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  5. TL awd headlight removal

    Hi guys. What’s the best way about removing the headlights on my tl awd vrx? Want to pull them out, clean the lenses and change the globes

    Started by Akuiper1982, 10-05-2020 07:19 PM
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    11-05-2020 05:36 AM Go to last post
  6. How many TJ VRX AWD's are out there?

    So, in the last few months of the TJ series 2 run, the AWD option was available for across the range of Magnas and Veradas. I've only ever seen one AWD VRX (Dec 02 -Apr 03) from that period and I'm guessing they would be one of the rarest Magna's ever made? Does anyone have one or know the...

    Started by bock, 27-03-2020 01:47 PM
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    31-03-2020 08:38 AM Go to last post
  7. 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
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    06-03-2020 06:31 AM Go to last post
  8. Factory Electric Aerial

    Hi everyone, I am very curious if anybody has tried and had success with using the standard electric aerial to receive digital radio? I have replaced a faulty double din unit with a new one that has DAB but the supplied glass mount DAB aerial has poor reception. I understand that digital...

    Started by Craig O, 21-02-2020 09:51 AM
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    23-02-2020 11:08 AM Go to last post
  9. Can a KW AWD transmission be adapted to suit a KJ AWD? and visa versa

    Hi all just wondering is this can be done as I seen a transmission for sale that said it can be adapted with one easy step, https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Mitsubishi-Magna-AWD-TRANSMISSION-TRANSFER-CASE-SUITS-TJ-TL-TW-ALL/113646974391?_trksid=p2485497.m4902.l9144 Cheers

    Started by DeanoTS, 01-02-2020 07:07 PM
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  10. 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
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    01-02-2020 02:40 PM Go to last post
  11. 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
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  12. AWD Triptronic Shifter

    Hi everyone, Just wondering if anyone knows if the Auto Triptronic Shifter from a TJ or TH is a straight swap/plug and play with a TL AWD? The Chrome on mine is buggered like most and, I like the more positive feel of the metal assembly from the TH/TJ series than the plastic assembly.

    Started by Craig O, 31-12-2019 01:17 PM
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    02-01-2020 07:43 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
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  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
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  15. Wave spring replacement KJ AWD

    Hi all, I changed the ATF in my KJ AWD and yes there was a bit of the wave spring stuck to the sump plug, no bits of the wave spring have damaged the gearbox yet as it still drives well, has anyone had the wave spring replaced in their AWD ? if so what is the cost, cheers

    Started by DeanoTS, 07-12-2019 06:11 PM
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  16. kj Verada AWD/KL FWD Verada are the front springs the same?

    Hi all, I was just wondering if there is any difference between the front springs on a KJ AWD Verada compared to a KL FWD Verada? I done a search but couldn't really find anything, cheers

    Started by DeanoTS, 23-11-2019 03:31 PM
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    23-11-2019 06:27 PM Go to last post
  17. Steering rack removal AWD compared to FWD

    Hi all I want to replace the steering rack in my AWD KJ Verada with a rack from a KL AWD, I have replaced the rack in 2 FWD Verada's I have owned, just wondering is it much more of pain to do this in a AWD Verada/Magna? I just see the transfer case as making this job more of a pain, anyone have...

    Started by DeanoTS, 15-11-2019 07:00 PM
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  18. 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
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  19. 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
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    04-11-2019 01:46 PM Go to last post
  20. 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
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