Recent content by Marpey

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    import and insurance in the UK of foreign registered LC100 (2004)

    To close this tread , here is what I ended up doing after a lot of contacts and the useful advice offered on this site: 1. I contacted "My Car Import", Unit 5-9 Willow Industrial Park - Willow Road Castle Donington Derbyshire, DE74 2NP who did the entire procedure picking up my car in London...
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    Northern Norway driving in winter

    I tried Nokian, but could not find them in our Toyota recommended sizes. In the end, I contacted Nokian directly in Finland and they suggested the Hakkapeliita LT3 285/75 R16 (studdable). I could not find them in the UK (and maybe just as well, considering uHu comments on non-studded-studdable...
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    Northern Norway driving in winter

    thank you. Useful!
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    Northern Norway driving in winter

    Thank you very, very much for your extremely clear and informative responses. I apologise for not having been able to acknowledge them sooner, given to a number of reasons , which, by the way, have forced me to postpone my trip. But I hope to leave in a couple of weeks and your comments have...
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    Northern Norway driving in winter

    Hello I'm planning to drive my LC HDJ100 (4.2TD) to northern Norway in February (looking for northern lights!) to Tromso and maybe as far as possible towards the North Cape. Any good advice from anyone? In particular -studded tires, a necessity? - oil, for this extreme temperatures what would be...
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    import and insurance in the UK of foreign registered LC100 (2004)

    Having taken up residence in the UK , I'm planning to import my Land Cruiser HDJ100 (2004) TD 4.2, left hand drive, (some modifications - suspensions, extra fuel tank, spare wheel holder) currently registered in France. Has anyone had a similar experience? Any particular problems I may be...
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    HDJ100 upgrading suspension system

    Dear Yogi, dear uHu, thank you for your learned replies, which are assisting me in my decision making. I am leaning more and more towards voiding the ahc. I'm not well versed in servicing the car myself and travelling for a good part of my planned overland trip with a group, I'd want to avoid...
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    HDJ100 upgrading suspension system

    Hello. New to LC Club, new to LC ownership (5 months), very new to overlanding (this month) have just completed a France-Italy-Slovenia-...Turkey-Iran- ... ferry Bandar Abbas to Sharjah ... -Dubai trip. My LC, in spite of its (or her? or his?) 240,000 km has performed beautifully. And the...
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