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New to 4WDriving

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Yheti, Apr 14, 2018.

  1. Yheti

    Yheti New Member

    Hey everyone, I'm about as new as can be to the world of 4x4. I'm currently looking into selling my current car to get rid of the loan and replace with something I'm not so worried about scratching up. I'm partial to land cruisers and patrols but I thought this would be a good place to get some advice for what to keep a look out for when I'm checking these cars out. Thanks
     
  2. callmejoe

    callmejoe Well-Known Member

    Welcome.
    The No.1 thing to consider isnt the actual 4wd. It more about what size fridge you can fit.... cause hot beer s_xs
     
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  3. Airstrike

    Airstrike Active Member

    Hey welcome to Earth
    this place would be great to get some advice
    just needa post what you planning to do with your 4WD, what tracks you mostly doing...touring or rock crawling or beach work..?
     
  4. 2002GU3

    2002GU3 Well-Known Member

    welcome to earth mate
     
  5. Choook

    Choook Well-Known Member

    Welcome to Earth
    As Airstrike said decide what you want to do with a vehicle before you decide what vehicle. Some do beach well others don't, some rock crawl well other don't, some make comfortable tourers others don't.
    This is the place to find the information though.
    Have fun.
     
  6. Barra GU

    Barra GU Well-Known Member

    Wlecome as peeps are saying above depends what type of 4wding you want to do.
    Ive had everything from a Mitsubishi triton to a nissan patrol. Ones ifs ones solid axle...
    They both did everything i needed them to do... but the triton requires more dollars thrown at it to do the track's i did.

    Also if its a daily thats another thing to concider.
    Keep the below points in mind.

    Have a family?
    Touring? Scenic driving with the odd type track or hard core 4wding?
    To be sat aside for when you want to wheel or vehicle driven as a daily? (Fuel consumption diesel or petrol)
    Budget!
     
  7. Aaron Schubert

    Aaron Schubert Moderator

    Welcome to the forum mate!

    Aaron
     

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