11 - Tips for buying a used 4WD
Thinking of buying a used 4 wheel drive? Some 4 wheel drives have a much harder life than others, so you need to know the clues to find out the vehicles you may want to steer away from.
What are some of the things to think about in selecting the make and model of vehicle? What is the best way to research the different models?
Is it better to buy a 4 wheel drive with lots of mods or should you look for one with no modifications?
Where are the places to buy a used 4WD?
You'll find lots of great tips to help you make a better choice next time you upgrade your 4x4!
Especially important for used 4x4's is some sort of vehicle insurance like RACV. It is important to read the fine print - read this thread about what happened out at Talbotville for one unlikely 4x4 driver with RACV Total Care.
The picture for this episode is one of my old Maverick, which I loved. Tip for newbies - old glass headlights that have been on all day and cold, cold water do not mix too well. "Ooowww, my eye!"
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I am looking to buy a 2nd hand 4WD but am really unsure what is good and I have no mechanic friends
I started my 4WDing in my Dad's Forester, took it to places where I shouldn't. I enjoy beach driving and camping the most, have done Diamond head, stockton, samuri, blacksmiths, absolutely love it! I love an occassion dirt track and blue mountain campsites
Any extra tips to look for when purchasing a 4WD? I dont earn enough to buy a brand new one haha
have a mate look at it and then buy with your head if it's to good to be true it probability is.
And I can bet you that when you buy your first 4WD (Like ME) that you find out a new World of 4WDing that needs a different vehicle.:cool:;)