I have side lined the sale for now due to family medical issues, just not a priority right now.
Sorry to offend the defenders. I actually love them, but read my email to a craiglist responder. It's all how you look at things.
Sorry to offend you, but the British are not known for their...
Nice to see your rig comming along. I just started my veggie install, the rebuilt engine is still not fully broken in yet but by the time I finish the intstall it should be. We need to wheel these two:safari-rig: legendary rigs together someday.:safari-rig:
I think you are on the right track but keep in mind the G was commissioned for military use, they were going to be driven in a convoy with larger slower trucks or travelling over rough terrain and therefore didn't need to be speed machines. The turbo was the part of the engine that they thought...
The key is the diesel requirement, I suggest buying a gasser and doing a diesel swap. You pay alot more a good condition diesel than an excellent condition gasser. If I were to list my 1990 turbo diesel g with all the options available at the time like recaro heated seats, burl walnut trim...
The best place to get a clean RHD G is Japan, I know you can import them to NZ without much difficulty. It would worth doing this way as converting would be quite expensive comparing just buying a RHD.
From what he describes suggests his G is older than 1992 if it has the plunger style levers next to the drivers seat. There isn't a center diff on this model.
The newer style are electric switches that activate a mechanical locker, the style I pictured here are completely mechanical.