tuning the nissan patrol

2004 Nissan Patrol

4.8L – l6 – Petrol

Hitachi  ECU

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The Challenge

The Nissan Patrol is renowned in the world of off-roading, known for its rugged capability and durability. However, its on-road speed has often been criticized for being less than stellar. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the world of tuning the Nissan Patrol, and how it elevates both its on and off-road experience to new heights.

Nissan has been producing the Patrol since 1951, and over the years, it has evolved into a capable and versatile off-roader. It wasn’t until the fourth generation, however, that the Patrol received a significant upgrade in the form of a coil-spring suspension, which greatly improved its off-road capabilities. The fifth-generation 2004 Nissan Patrol, with its 4.8L petrol engine, is the focus of our discussion. Despite its respectable 248 horsepower rating, the factory ECU tune are holding back its true potential. By tuning the ECU, we can unlock hidden power and unleash the full capabilities of the Nissan Patrol.

The Solution

At Alt Tune, we have years of experience in tuning ECUs, and this expertise allows us to offer the best-customised solutions on the market. We understand that each vehicle is unique, as are each driver’s needs and driving environment. That’s why we take a custom approach to tuning, ensuring that each tune is tailored to maximize performance while maintaining engine safety. This means that you can enjoy the increased power and torque of your Nissan Patrol without worrying about excessive wear and tear.

The result of a custom tune from Alt Tune is not just increased horsepower and torque, but also a more refined driving experience. Overtaking becomes safer and more effortless, and both on and off-road driving become more enjoyable. Additionally, the increased power can also enhance the Nissan Patrol’s towing capacity, making it even more versatile.

Increased Power And Torque


Increased Power


Increased Torque

Further benefits Of ECU Tuning The Nissan Patrol

Increased Power and Torque

Increased power and torque result in safer over taking and easier open road driving. Throttle response is also increased.

Years of Development

We have been tuning Nissan’s 4.8L l4 petrol engines for years, and understand how they work as well as the limitation on factory hardware.

Emissions solutions

We have solutions for emission systems such as disabling the catalytic convertor system and associated DTC fault codes. 

Dyno Chart From Tuning The Nissan Patrol

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