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Old 2nd September 2009, 15:44   #16
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nice ride,love the trail,do you get parts for old landcruisers there in nepal?
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hmmm I know what you are looking for . If the parts are avaibale there.. plan a trip to Kathmandu and probably to base station in your FJ. I will try to join you.
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How did you go past this?
Its a piece of cake. lock all four wheel, put in first and let it slide on its own, no accelerator, no brake, both feet free.
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This is my second post; first was my introduction in introduction category.
I was asked for few pics and I must say that I am poor in pics. Never thought I would share the vehicle pics in a forum. Had I known it, I would have always carried a camera and pics that would do justice to the Hiluxes I drove.
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Welcome onboad. Thanks for all info and pics. We would like to see more of them. Keep posting.
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Nepalken,
Hilux old gen were gem of vehicles. They were built to last. I know these vehicles are benchmarked for their durability, reliability and quality






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nice ride,love the trail,do you get parts for old landcruisers there in nepal?

Hello Renegade,

Which Landcruiser do you have and what parts are you looking for? I heard all Landcruiser parts are available in Delhi.
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Dear Nepalken,
Welcome aboard and those are some wonderful vehicles you've got there.
Thank you very much for sharing these pictures.
@Vinod: Thank you so much for sharing these videos pal. They are phenomenal!
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Renegade,
hmmm I know what you are looking for . If the parts are avaibale there.. plan a trip to Kathmandu and probably to base station in your FJ. I will try to join you.
Cheers
JC
you guessed it right JC,a trip to nepal on FJ would be great and i can use your company and do some offroading there in nepal.

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Hello Renegade,

Which Landcruiser do you have and what parts are you looking for? I heard all Landcruiser parts are available in Delhi.
I have a 1988 FJ60,i have placed an ad in classified section under wanted parts.
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Hilux old gen were gem of vehicles. They were built to last. I know these vehicles are benchmarked for their durability, reliability and quality
+1 to that and the top gear destruction test proved it all the more. its one helluva truck. maybe its just the toyota tundra that can beat it.
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I second that too. Once I rolled the Hilux in mountainous road. One of the rear brake bucket had a tear and once I applied brake, the vehicle skidded in towards the right and hit the slope and it rolled over. If the other side of the brake bucket had given way, then I would have gone down 200-metre-cliff drop. Once the vehicle stopped we got out climbing out of driver window. Villagers came rushing while we were trapped inside. They wanted to smash the windscreen to get the trapped person out but I stopped them as I did not want to break the windshield. Once we all were out via driver seat. The villages rolled over the hilux to get it on its wheel and I drove it back to hopsital where one of my friend suffered a severe cut in finger and broke 2 fingers. Since it happened at night, I was not aware of the damage. In the morning I saw that one side was damaged badly and looked awful. I drove it back to garage another 40 km in hilly road. People would just stare at it, seeing it run it such condition
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Heres a video I made out of JC's polar expedition.
Hilux sure looks like a monster in this avataar!!

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Heres a video I made out of JC's polar expedition.
Hilux sure looks like a monster in this avataar!!

YouTube - Top Gear Special - Race To The Pole
that Hilux is prepared just to tackle that kind of terrain. looks terrific I must admit. The Polar adventure is one hell of a road trip and in fact, its the 1st trip to the magnetic north pole on a car!!
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The hilux used was extensively modded. by a specialist called arctic trucks (Arctic Trucks)

More details of the vehicle.

Hilux Arctic Challenge
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i never doubt a toyota truck's reliability and its workmanship by Toyota!

my brother had a 4Runner diesel in Afghanistan for 3 years. took him to places far and wide and got him out of difficult situations too!

hey cant we simply buy toyota trucks from nepal and bring them to india?
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That is a nice micjine you got Nepalken, Interesting location to drive around.Geography of Nepal suite for this vehicle.
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