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Newbie meedsa fourbie

Discussion in 'General 4x4 Discussion' started by Oznewbie, Oct 13, 2018.

  1. Oznewbie

    Oznewbie New Member

    Newbie Needs a Fourbie!!

    Hey guys,

    Im new here and have started hunting around for a 4x4 in Brisbane.

    Basically I have a jetski to pull. Also would like to get some simple beach drives in. Camp on straddie. Maybe noosa etc if possible ....

    I was considering some soft roaders like an xtrail, outlander etc around the 8k mark. The wife would be happy with something like an SUV, but not totally against a ute (as long as its half modern).

    I could do around 15k for a half decent ute. Was thinking triton? And seeing a few D40 navaras in that price range... but I was told they are garbage and shouldnt touch one? But when reading nav owners forum sections apart from the dual mass flywheel issue, and a handful of timing chain issues ... they are mostly happy? Confused :(

    Any help and advice would be much appreciated.

    Still very much open to suggestion.
    Last edited: Oct 13, 2018
  2. Lost1?

    Lost1? Member

    Should find a Triton or Navara for that coin. All utes have their short comings. Perhaps a Challenger is an option. Coil sprung rear with low range is probably a better option than a SUV.

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