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Driveline – Toyota Landcruiser 200 Series

Over the past four years, Troy Staines has been building his 200 series Landcruiser as the perfect touring rig.  In this episode, Troy takes us through the driveline of the build and the relationship that Troy and Power Curve Performance have built over this time. Troy has been a very real and honest client for Power Curve Performance over the years.  He has put a lot of time, effort and research into his 200 Series Landcruiser.  The fact that he uses his 200 series Landcruiser for everything is a fantastic test for us with the products we use. https://youtu.be/UGyhBMGDMe0

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Reality v fiction on our tv

power curve performance, reality v ficction, tv

If you were to pop by the Power Curve Performance house after hours you would most likely find Patrick, Emma and the girls watching Gasmonkey Garage or a mountain of other vehicle related shows.  Dam its about time we watched a movie because diesel brothers, top gear, street outlaws, American restorations you name it we have watched or are watching it.  This form of say reality tv and idea is everywhere, you tube, Instagram, tick tock, pay tv, Netflix, if you turn on a device there is someone out there doing unbelievable things in the flash of an eye.   What the problem The problem is the same issue that there is in every professional service industry.  I don't care...

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2015 ZD30 CR Auto Nissan Patrol

2015 ZD30 CRD Auto Nissan Patrol

There are many modification options out there for the 2015 ZD30 CR Auto Nissan Patrol.  Fortunately, Power Curve Performance provide the Sunshine Coast with a one stop 4x4 centre.  We can provide it all from servicing, a vast range of suspension, exhausts, snorkels and performance upgrade packages. Enhancing power in a diesel is much more achievable than a petrol. For the below, we have upgraded the exhaust to a Legendex. This is Australia's toughest 3" stainless off-road exhaust system, in fact the only exhaust with an off-road warranty. Legendex delivers serious grunt & rumble. That means a more efficient engine for extended engine life, fuel economy and more power, especially when combined with a Power Curve Performance ECU Tune- and, of course, that...

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2016 3.2 Ford Ranger Manual

2016 3.2 Ford Ranger Manual

2016 3.2 Ford Ranger Manual perfect in nearly every way for a work ute.  Perfect beside the turbo lag.  The technology behind the old work ute is amazing the way the manual changes in comparison is just like driving an auto, bar the fact you need to change gears, they are so smooth.  The only lacking issue is the turbo lag. Tradies work ute getting to jobs on time and without frustration is of key importance.  The difference in arriving 5 minutes late to a job can mean the loss of a contract.  Frustration with the lag and lack of throttle response can easily be the difference between not making it on time. Many have had issues with the new Ford...

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ECU File Kills Navara

ECU File Kills Navara, Power Curve Performance,

Power Curve Performance pride themselves on quality outcomes for customers and vehicles.  We highly support our own ECU Tune abilities with a long line of happy customers and reliable vehicles.  Often we will be presented with vehicles from other previous sources with an undesired tune that we are requested to resolve.  For our latest customer, the previous ECU File has resulted in a world of headaches prior to it being delivered to us. In fact the ECU File kills Navara is the sad result. Back Story The Navara was booked in for an ECU Tune after having a new engine installed and injectors.  We were made aware that the engine was experiencing some additional smoke and a rattle on startup. ...

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3013 BT50 auto ECU Tune

3013 BT50 auto ECU Tune, Power Curve Performance

3013 BT50 auto ECU Tune is a sure way to gain back power lost when adding extras to your 4x4.  Buying a BT50 is the starting point. Getting it to suit your needs is the project.  Are you a tradesman needing to tow a trailer or custom canopy.  Maybe you want to hit a few tracks on the weekend so you add suspension, bull bar, winch, rockslides, beer mates etc. Whatever your situation is these upgrades add weight which robs power. Bt50 diet A common misconception is that you can add anything to your 4x4 and the ECU Tune will compensate for the weight. Let's break this down father and 8yr old son.  Both able and healthy standing at the...

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What is the difference between a chip and an ECU Tune?

2012 Nissan Patrol ZD30 CR Auto

  What is the difference between a chip and an ECU Tune? One of the most asked questions of common rail 4x4 owners. Lets chat through some of the differences and look at why the owner of this 2012 Nissan Patrol ZD30 CR Auto replaced his chip with and ECU Tune. Diesel Performance Chips Diesel performance chips have been the best thing on the market since sliced bread.  A simple plug and play option with price tags from $50- $3000.  Pre ECU Tuning the diesel performance chip gave us an increase in power and torque.  For many the simple diy and visible product is still today a draw card than the unknown of the science behind the ECU tune. Diesel...

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Ford Ranger Diff Breathers

Ford Ranger Diff Breathers

Ford Ranger Diff Breathers are a standard feature as are they in most 4x4.  The location of the diff breathers in many mean customers opt for a quality aftermarket product such as the Superior Engineering 4 Port Diff Breathers.  These kits would be one of our highest selling superior products at our Sunshine Coast location. Ford Ranger Diff Breathers Diff Breathers are of top necessity when driving your Ford Ranger through mud holes, creek crossings and beach washouts.  The owner of of this Ford Ranger found himself driving through the smallest crossings on a trip with his van in tow.  On his return home the customer checked his diff oils and surprised the amount of water that had entered the...

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Nissan Patrol RD28

Nissan Patrol Superior

Josh came to us with a list from a mechanic and a goal for his Nisan Patrol RD28.  No one would help him, and he is moving to Sydney for a year once his car can take on the journey.  He had the finance, maybe it was his age or this massive list he was trying to get fixed but no one would help.  This alone sparked our interest so we took a look. customer concern please fix steering and engine- first bonnet scoop in rear - not worrying about this due to time unless easy enough to fit power steering belt worn/ slipping missing driver seat bolt power steering pump leaking snycro for 3rd worn head gasket leaking ac...

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Blown headlight

Blown Head Light

Wow have you ever had a headlight bulb that looks like this?  The water caused the blown head light in the Nissan Patrol and sparked some great facebook diagnosis from our followers. Glass half full, hit a vulcan, Hulk jizz, wrong type of headlight fluid, 10 ways kale can improve your well being all some of the fun (not real) causes for the issue.   Blown headlight Having seen us on facebook and following our page Mitch has been looking for a new local mechanic.  When he rung the team I was not aware of his glass half full head light however able to replace his headlights with supplied Angel lights.  As an imported after market item they are not...

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