Advice from experts

Peter90

New Member
Hello Everyone, I will reopen a discussion so loved and hated by Mavorrei that I take away my doubts
I want to ask you in fact information on Patrol 3.0 L turbo diesel. I am looking for second hand Patrol and I read many discordant opinions on this type of engine. Now the use that I will be to travel for 20k or 30k km with camping equipment and roof top tent, in the street and some light off-road type beaches or maybe free camp, nothing challenging in short. Do you think that this engine in my case can be a "grenade"? Do you have any advice for me?
 

CaptainBanana

Well-Known Member
Plenty of information on this problem already as it's been around for decades, in short some are more prone than others and there is a cut-off year where the problem diminished somewhat. Just do a Google search or go to the Patrol forums and you will have hundreds or thousands of posts with information already.
 

hiluxdriver

Well-Known Member
As CB said, topic has been done to death if you search the web. No new info will come from this thread.
You have to search and make your own mind up.
 

Peter90

New Member
Sorry mate, The translator's Fault.

Not being an expert is not comparing my situation with others, I thought I could ask for help. I will Return to search for information on the WEB that you cannot have. Thanks anyway for the availability
 

mikehzz

Well-Known Member
Mate, I reckon for what you are trying to do, there are better cars available to chose from. A Patrol is a good car for serious off road work but is overkill for light duty stuff. The 3 litre diesel is not that powerfull really and the fuel economy is ordinary too. Is there any reason for choosing that particular car?

I understood your post fine so your English is ok by me.
 

Peter90

New Member
Mate, I reckon for what you are trying to do, there are better cars available to chose from. A Patrol is a good car for serious off road work but is overkill for light duty stuff. The 3 litre diesel is not that powerfull really and the fuel economy is ordinary too. Is there any reason for choosing that particular car?

I understood your post fine so your English is ok by me.
I like this car a lot and especially do not want to find Myself unprepared if I decide to pass in some off road a bit ' more challenging.
 

Swaggie

Moderator
I like this car a lot and especially do not want to find Myself unprepared if I decide to pass in some off road a bit ' more challenging.
I cannot believe they planted this engine in such a big vehicle, plus people tow big Caravans with it.

Have you done much 4wdriving ?????
 

hiluxdriver

Well-Known Member
Sorry mate, The translator's Fault.

Not being an expert is not comparing my situation with others, I thought I could ask for help. I will Return to search for information on the WEB that you cannot have. Thanks anyway for the availability
Your situation is not in any way unique. Start on the Patrol forum and go from there
 

Peter90

New Member
Grazie per la tua cortesia, a questo punto posso gestirlo da solo. Chiudi anche l'argomento. Have a nice day.
 
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