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Submitted: Monday, Feb 10, 2003 at 20:04
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I am looking to update my 4wd from a 91 hilux 2.8D tray back to something with a bit more power and is good on the beach.
I carry a fair bit of gear to be self sufficient for long periods and the hilux does not let me sit on the 110km/hr speed limit.
I am considering a 99-01 Nissan Patrol tray back as I have heard they are very good on the beach and I like to get to those great fishing spots.
I would like to stick to a diesel, however I do not see the point if the injection is electronic.
If anyone has any comments on alternatives, suggestions etc they would be greatly appreciated.
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Reply By: Member - Nigel - Monday, Feb 10, 2003 at 23:10

Monday, Feb 10, 2003 at 23:10
All the secondhand 4.2 diesel Patrol's aren't electronic, although the 3.0 litre model is (but my pick would be a 4.2). Even the newly released 4.2 TD is only partly electronic.
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Reply By: desert - Thursday, Feb 13, 2003 at 16:46

Thursday, Feb 13, 2003 at 16:46
Steve M. All patrol traybacks are diesel @ 4.2 litre naturally or turbo on the GU. This engine is a mechanically injected diesel. This would be the obvious choice unless you want to go with a 75 series Toyota and the cart springs. The latest intercooled 4.2 litre Patrol tray back($51,000) is also mechanically injected, BUT has ELECTRONICALLY CONTROLLED INJECTION TIMING ONLY, which is very different to electronically injected.
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