Simpson Desert

Submitted: Friday, Feb 02, 2001 at 01:00
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Have a petrol FJ60 Landcruiser & want to cross Simpson in early September. Dont have long range tanks so would have to carry cans - how much petrol should i carry? Any tips/advice gratefully received
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Reply By: Compton - Saturday, Feb 03, 2001 at 01:00

Saturday, Feb 03, 2001 at 01:00
Jules we did this a few years back in a petrol FJ40. Prob the same (2F) or similar (3F)engine as in your FJ60. We had the standard 80 litre tank plus a long range 80 litre tank and we carried 40 litres in jerry cans. We used just on 100 litres from Mt Dare to Bville crossing the via rig road. Depending upon driving style and route ete you would need at least 140 litres to be safe. Have a great trip it is a wonderful part of Oz.

Compton
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Reply By: Paul Mery - Tuesday, Feb 13, 2001 at 01:00

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2001 at 01:00
I used 90 L in a troopcarrier 4.2L diesel. Petrol probably 1.3 x this amount. I carried 200 litres though...
Top trip, enjoy the camels...
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