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    1997 Range Rover?

    That seems like it's a RR P38 series. Please do your research on these models. They have their fair share of issues but if you are handy with a wrench it's pretty easy to maintain. I have one from 2001 and I adore it. It generally was a good car with 110K miles on it when I got. Now it has 145K...
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    Building A Defender 90 Into An Expedition Truck

    Very nice work. I would love to learn how you did the wheels yourself. That's on the agenda for me G wagon. It's also interesting to see the look of a rectangular section roof rack on a Defender. I have always been partial to the tubular steel racks. Sent from my Pixel 2 XL using Tapatalk
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    Thinking about buying a '97 Rangie

    So I don't know how much you are getting this truck for but ask for detailed records of what has been done to it if possible. I change oil every 3-4K miles and do a basic check up. They are notoriously sensitive to regular service and oil changes. To give you a sense for pricing I bought my...
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    Thinking about buying a '97 Rangie

    Aah the has always been the unloved child of the RR generations. I like them though. To me they are a good balance of having enough creature comforts and at the same time having that classic lines. I am in my second one. The first one I had was a Holland and Holland and in the three...
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    G500 as first overland vehicle?

    I went down a similar but not exactly the same route. ExPo build base advise diesel - G vs. G55 vs. G500...
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    SOLD - For Sale - 2014 Toyota Land Cruiser, 38K miles, built, $60k - FIRM

    Gosh. That's a brilliantly clean build. I am still waiting on my VW settlement money. If I had it I'd be really tempted. Good luck with the sale!! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    ExPo build base advise diesel - G vs. G55 vs. G500

    @mlu True dat SITREP: The analysis paralysis continues. But thankfully I have shortlisted some vehicles. Hopefully will make a decision soon and post back. Any ExPo folks in the SF Bay Area?? Would love to go out exploring with you guys/ gals Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    ExPo build base advise diesel - G vs. G55 vs. G500

    Thanks a lot for all the advise guys. I took the last few days of down time to research extensively. The diesel route is temporarily out. Too much hassle to find an appropriate truck, bring it in and register it in CA. I still haven't given up hope in the long term for a diesel. I just love the...
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    ExPo build base advise diesel - G vs. G55 vs. G500

    Interesting call outs on the LR4 reliability. I will definitely do more research. In my admittedly basic research I read quite a few points on small niggles which do incapacitate the vehicle ex: air suspension and other electronic gremlins. But I need to research more. The other concern I have...
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    ExPo build base advise diesel - G vs. G55 vs. G500

    @Mawgie33 The LR4 is a good suggestion. In fact I really like it but reliability is a constant worry. If it were not for reliability i would be buying the V8 LR4, range be damned. I like it that much. @ILIAN Thanks for the HJD81 suggestion. I didn't even know about this truck especially in the...
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    ExPo build base advise diesel - G vs. G55 vs. G500

    Hi Everyone, A long time lurker on this forum, I have been intending to get a mild ExPo grade rig for a while and have been researching quite a bit. Now I am ready to take the plunge and would love your advice on some specific topics. Apologies in advance for the long post. Currently, I drive...
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    Proud new owner of this 300GD

    Gosh. That's a beautiful rig. I am so envious. I am looking for a diesel G but living Cali has its limitations. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Adventure Driven's Sexy Lexy, 2007 Lexus GX470 Silver KDSS, $100,000 build

    What's the total kerb weight as it stands? Also did you do any mods to increase range for overlanding other than the 5 gallon jerry can? I have been seeing all the videos in your channel. I am genuinely blown away. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk