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    Farewall Land Cruiser?

    My most recent Land Cruiser is a frame off rebuild OJ50 LV-B 1988 from Brazil. The only new LC I’d buy is a 70 series.
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    Extreme use Earthroamer

    Or up the North Canol Road into NWT.
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    Looking to convert MB 1019 AF. Need help! :)

    EPC is electronic parts catalog Try putting “WDB” or “WD7” in front of the 14 digit number 385s are about 10% taller than the 9R22.5s. But you will need single ~11.75” reversible rims to get the tracks about equal.
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    Looking to convert MB 1019 AF. Need help! :)

    Have you obtained the data card from the EPC? Your VIN is missing 3 letter/numbers from the front, the first ones are WD. I’m not sure anything can be simpler than an OM352 or 366. What size tires came on it? 11R22.5 are the same diameter as 385s. If it has 11s and you want bigger size you want...
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    Can you temporarily bring into Europe a US-registered pickup with a bull bar?

    For insurance I have used tourinsure.de My USA registered U500 has a massive bullbar; no problem entering the EU in Antwerp and Latvia.
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    F450 converted to 37” super singles

    Very nice and good to know that the MPT version has high capacity. People might be interested that Michelin now makes a LR 150 version of the 335 XZL. With only 68mph speed rating of course. Might be semi unobtainium in North America. But Goodyear G275 are obtainable. Does F550 have the same...
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    F450 converted to 37” super singles

    Additionally 335s will fit on 9” wheels. What is the wheels’ load capacity?
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    Rickson wheel alternative

    If you want quality and money isn’t any concern, Hutchinson.
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    MB 1120 Coming to America!

    Another piece of advice perhaps too late.... With only 50L black water tank it’s good for over a week when I am by myself. But what fun is that? With daughter and significant other only 3 days. Get the biggest possible black water tank. Gray water is easy to dump.
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    Diesel for overlanding- are you happy with the choice?

    Who cares what the name of the fuel is, my diesels can run on Mazola, Jet A or motor oil. Or now NG. It still runs on the diesel cycle. Please save the sarcasm. I learned about HPDI on a 4wd trip with a Westport engineer in about 2003.
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    Diesel for overlanding- are you happy with the choice?

    Not exactly the same. The earlier systems introduce the gas with the air and compress the mixture. HPDI squirts the gas in just before the diesel, more efficient and less risk of preignition.
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    Diesel for overlanding- are you happy with the choice?

    Um, do you know how Westport’s HPDI system works. Maybe not. I of course investigated it before I made $20k investing in Westport a decade ago. Thinking about it again. HPDI uses the diesel cycle unlike all other NG engines which use Otto. A special injector squirts CNG into the combustion...
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    MB 1120 Coming to America!

    About air conditioning: Unicat is a great builder. But because my U500NA was 12v and destined for North America (some of the time) they used what I call a “typical American RV” A/C. It needed generator level power to run over 1-2 hrs. The first time I really needed in Australia it was out of...
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    Ready to make larger committment, seeking ideas

    Fine. But it is ridiculous thinking about driving to Mongolia towing a Jeep behind a typical Class C. All depends on you do or don’t want to do.
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    Safety concerns of global trips

    Yes. I think you should stay at home.
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    Earthroamer for world wide trip?

    What engine does your ER have? IMHO the 6.0 and maybe even the 6.4 are too unreliable for travel outside North America. Dick Smith had a nightmare experience with his in Mongolia. If you have the more reliable 6.7 remember that you won’t find parts easily available outside NA. And if you’re...
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    Truck loads of Land Cruiser double cab pickups in South Florida this week

    I have refused to buy a Toyota USA vehicle since my new 69 FJ40. Since then I’ve had a BJ40 (new), BJ60 amd OJ40.
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    Having trouble getting proper insurance for my expedition vehicle. Who do you use?

    Depends on your net worth but I would recommend $1million for liability.
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    Our new Global Expedition Adventure truck

    Are your tires 335 or 365? Did you do anything to the diffs like ratio change or lockers?
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    Diesel for overlanding- are you happy with the choice?

    I can’t even imagine a 26000 lb Unimog camper with a gasoline engine. 4mpg? To put out 700 ft-lb.
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