old or new prado? i ask as the older one has the same engine as my 4runner
(1kz-t) and similar running gear - just a different body.
after 2 years in southern africa and 3 years in east africa (oil changes
every 5000km) we have broken/replaced/fixed:
removed after market immobiliser due to malfunction brought on by wear and
multiple intermittent problems with dust in door electrics/switches.
broke and replaced a tortion bar.
broke and removed both anti-roll bars.
replaced both lower wishbone/control arms.
broke engine mounts, gear box mount and blew the flexible joint in the
replaced all bushes in the suspension many times.
replaced rubber boot sleaves on the front
replaced steering idler
drive shaft cv boots 2 or 3 times.
bearings on the gearbox main drive shaft
hose to air cleaner is fixed with duck tape
and i am about to replace front and rear ome shocks.
that's all i can think of for now...
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subject: [elco] which spare parts do i need for my colorado for africa
my wife and me is planning to drive from south africa to london. we plan to
travel up the east coast to sudan, then turn right towards the west coast,
hugging the coast line up to morocco.
our vehicle of chose is a landcruiser colorado/prado.
i need to take spare parts for if and when the vehicle break down.
please b so kind to advice me which parts to take.
i look forward hearing you expert opinion
enjoy the day
2000 colorado fx 3l turbo diesel 5 seater, arb front bumper, ome, patriot
roofrack, easy awn rooftent
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