Buying 75 series Troopy

Submitted: Tuesday, Apr 30, 2002 at 00:00
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Are there any notorious mechanical or body problems in 1990-1994 Troopies that I should be aware of?
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Reply By: ExplorOz Team - David - Tuesday, Apr 30, 2002 at 00:00

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2002 at 00:00
Chris,What a great choice in vehicle you are making. We owned a 92 troopy for a number of years and had no real problems. I say that however we did replace a clutch (normal wear) and a gearbox (suspected bad repair done be previous owner). Other then that we towed a trailer around the country twice and really enjoyed both the space and reliablilty of the vehicle.I also have many friends that have owned or do own these cars and I have never heard of two many bad stories about the car at all.Enjoy David
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Reply By: Ken - Wednesday, May 01, 2002 at 00:00

Wednesday, May 01, 2002 at 00:00
These are a great vehicle, but because of their reputation fo toughness many have had a very hard life on mine sites and the like. As major repairs can be very expensive please get it thouroughly checked over before you buy. There is also plenty of good examples for sale that have seen little hard usage. Regards Ken.
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Reply By: Steve - Wednesday, May 01, 2002 at 00:00

Wednesday, May 01, 2002 at 00:00
Chris, what excellent taste you have :) I have a 2001 troopy, and did a lot of research before purchasing. The only probs you'll encounter is how hard a life its had. Find a good one and you'll have it for years. the period your looking at will be the 4 leaf spring models so look for spring sag.
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Reply By: Fraser Coast Adventures - Saturday, May 04, 2002 at 00:00

Saturday, May 04, 2002 at 00:00
The only down side is the envious looks displayed by fellow travellers. But i'd be sure to check its history, lots of them gettting about full of backpackers on Fraser Island. Top truck that will make you very happy, you may want to think about aftermarket seating at some point, and what other truck can you park on a hill and hose out when you get home.
Dave
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Reply By: Chris - Monday, May 06, 2002 at 00:00

Monday, May 06, 2002 at 00:00
Just wanted to say thanks to everyone who's replied. Cant wait to get behind the wheel of that Troopy!
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Follow Up By: Rob - Monday, May 20, 2002 at 00:00

Monday, May 20, 2002 at 00:00
Chris,in 4x4 monthly there is a buyers guide for the series75. Cheers Rob
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Reply By: james - Monday, Jun 24, 2002 at 00:00

Monday, Jun 24, 2002 at 00:00
I bought myself a 75 troopy last weekend - can't wait to get it out in the bush. I rolled my Discovery last summer and decided to get a decent 4WD this time!

Any of you know of a good centre console solution? It needs to be compatible with the swing-ouot front seats in the 6 seater RV.

Thanks.
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Reply By: g - Wednesday, Jun 26, 2002 at 00:00

Wednesday, Jun 26, 2002 at 00:00
if your in (depends what state you live in to what its called ) nrma give them a phone call they have that information on most makes and models of vehicles
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