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    New intercooler

    he's a one man band and i trust him just like Trev at Freedom 4x4 after all the years of abuse and neglect i'm suprised anything works on the LC bit like myself
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    New intercooler

    best 4x4 mechanic in my area,he rebuilds engines,gearboxes and fixes anything I could see the intercooler was damaged so it was changed on my request we're so lucky to have this guy living close to us in the middle of nowhere he's also the best 4x4 driver I've ever seen he's also a very good...
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    New intercooler

    slight oil leak into turbo,because of the plastic components not easy to fix €500 and €20 to fit and it came in a nice Lexus box...
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    New intercooler

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    LC120 durability

    +1 on the oem Toyota tray,I bought it for carrying wood, along with the oem load gate I didn't buy the 120 for dogs,but now it's their free taxi to the woods 1 year old German Shepherd and 8 year old Fox Terrier that back door is perfect for doggy owners
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    LC120 durability

    Well written that man. You wrote it so well I don't have to add anything and now I can walk the dogs with my 120 and perfect back door for dog owners.
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    120 Invincible,what years and spec. ?

    thanks Tony, i'll have a talk to my mechanic and we'll drink a 'bica cheio' and blah blah... that little 3 cylinder Maylasian car went everywhere,pissing off tour guides in Land Rovers! we spent December in a small hotel in Coral Bay Cypriots are wonderful people, the food's amazing and they're...
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    J120 traction control when cornering

    I only know LC3's if it's LC4 or LC5 i'll get my coat...
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    J120 traction control when cornering

    pull the ABS fuse which obviously does what it says i think this should temporarily disable the traction control also you need somewhere not too grippy where you can stuff it sideways it should understeer then oversteer very subtly then you'll know if you're driving the car... high box,center...
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    120 Invincible,what years and spec. ?

    stand down Tony get a coffee Cypriot coffee is used for hunting,dirtbiking and can be a substitute for mud! go up and up and up into the Troodos one of the best chill out spots in my world we fly into Cyprus on a foggy,cold,icy wet December night,it was like living in a waterfall hired the...
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    120 Invincible,what years and spec. ?

    running perfectly Tony not touching anything...
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    120 Invincible,what years and spec. ?

    Obush FMapper and EGR blanking-plate fitted and EGR system cleaned at the same time [full of black soot goo] evaluating the changes,no negative thoughts yet it runs quieter,smoother and has a nice instant torque kick to get you over stuff excellent unit for the money many thanks to Tony cheers
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    2006 3ltr D landcruiser j120

    my 120 does it sometimes,hot or cold,so as Tony said it's very easy to put it into neutral when you're stopped which must save wear on engine mountings,ATF and transmission etc I don't think it's anything to be concerned about but if you're new to 120's it's a bit worrying...
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    Defender

    like the look of the new Defender but I'd never buy anything from Land Rover I do care about looks,handling and interiors,but no.1 to me is reliabilty that's the reason I bought a Land Cruiser I feel safer in a 4x4 and I'm on dirt tracks every day,so after some reading and asking mechanics I...
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    Underbody paint

    the 120's getting a respray this winter so I need to tell the bodyshop what to treat and paint underneath...
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    Underbody paint

    still not sure what I'm going to get painted or not but thanks for the input lads guess I'll just have to get underneath and work it out the most important places needing protection are obviously are the floor and chassis...
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    Underbody paint

    My 120's having a paint job this winter,so while it's at the body shop I'm going to have it painted underneath as well. Just wondering what you 'don't' paint underneath? Obviously not; Exhaust,shocks and brake lines What else should I not be painting? Cheers
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    Landcruiser 80 "tuned" fuel pin.

    keep one for me mate,I'll be in Portugal in a coupla weeks and I'll get you to send one down it'll be interesting to see how it compares to my 'self-adjusted' pin... cheers
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    driver window switch

    nice one Tony,always wondered how you reset the windows tried it today and it worked i've just had a driver's window motor and two rear door locks fitted now everything's working as it should if I store the car for more than a coupla months i disconnect the battery negative terminals then after...
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    Snorkel Recommendations please.

    Safari snorkels on both my LCruisers,very strong,fit perfectly and look good why would you trust anything else?
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    120 Invincible,what years and spec. ?

    I'll get a photo if I see it again mate
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    120 Invincible,what years and spec. ?

    while walking the dog this morning I parked next to a 120 with black leather interior no 'Invincible badge' on the back so i'm guessing it's an LC4 or LC5...
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    High Mileage 150's?

    the 3.0 litre D4D gives a lot of miles with minimal maintenance change the oil and filters annually and they're getting 250,000 miles and more rust as always is the main concern,especially on salted winter roads
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    Advice please

    2001 or 2002 LC Colorado with the 3.0litre D4D engine best engine Toyota ever made IMO looks good and within your budget or try to stretch to an early 120 series 2003 onwards rust would be your only concern...
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    120 Invincible,what years and spec. ?

    my LC3's got fabric seats which is my preference just wondering what the choices were for the LC4,LC5 and Invincible models i've been checking interior photos on ebay looks like grey or beige leather was there a black leather option too? cheers
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    buying a 150 series

    thanks for that Karl they seem to prefer the 3.0litre engine and gearbox especially offroad or when towing i don't like having two cars the same but i'll probably go for another 120...
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    buying a 150 series

    i'll be looking to buy a 150 series,just wondering what models there are in Europe to buy from 2009 til present? the 120's easy; LC3,LC4 or LC5 what differences do the models have in the 150 series? is the 2.8 a better engine than the 3.0 litre? i'll eventually be raising it 2'' and so on...
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    Considering an automatic.

    5-speed auto
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    Considering an automatic.

    i get about 23-25mpg when i'm not towing i never checked it when i'm towing very easy to tow with tho'
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    Malfunction indicator lamp

    thanks Tony i'll try the whatsapp route cheers
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    Malfunction indicator lamp

    Tony does it matter what type and what manufacturer for the 'oil catch can' ? cheers
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    Mileage

    i love the African mentality,in Morocco they know what to buy because they drive them until they stop preventative maintenance doesn't translate into Berber then they fix them and start again Peugeot 504's,Merc 2.3D's or any Land Cruiser...
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    Mileage

    is it still running?
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    Rear steel non-slip

    can anyone suggest some stick-on non-slip stuff for my rear steel bumper, the dogs slip on it when it' s wet, cheers
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    Rear steel non-slip

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    Bonnet gas strut

    keep the metal bonnet stay for when it's windy i have a strong stick to hold the bonnet and stop the wind from closing it on me...
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    Mileage

    what do these engines need to keep them sweet to achieve high mileages? all i do is service it annually...
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    Mileage

    i'm hoping i get a sign of something changing before the grenade... if i get to 250,000 miles i'll treat it to some major TLC
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    Pradopoint

    i'm been using Pradopoint for a few years now,it's always been an excellent forum and obviously a hive of information and advice lately it seems very quiet? anyone know why? cheers
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    Mileage

    127,000 miles Ozbush fuel mapper + EGR blanking plate on the way from Oz was wondering how far these engines go before you take 'em apart and put 'em back in and start again? i've driven 70,80,90,100,120,150 and 200 series Land Cruisers,but only owned an 80 and 120 series the 120 and 80...
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    Replacement sun-visor

    wont stay up... Genuine Drivers Side RHS Sun Visor for Toyota Land Cruiser 3.0 120 Series for sale online | eBay - [Leaving Land Cruiser Club] this is the cheapest i've found
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    Towbar advice

    does anyone have a photo of a Tow Trust tow bar on a 120 series? there website doen't seem to have one?
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    Replacement sun-visor

    just priced up a driver's side replacement sun-visor for £240 from Toyota! i'll have a go at trying to fix it then...
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    Looking for a good offset for a new set of rims

    -25 should be about right i had 35's and 33's for my 80 the tread was in,bulge out,if you see what i mean?
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    end of the Prado?

    are Toyota going to end production of the Prado series? i heard the last ones will be made in 2021? cheers
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    time for new injectors?

    125,000 miles now is it time for new injectors? cheers
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    2007 120 for sale

    what injector seals did the 2007 120's have? do i need to get the chassis number to be sure?
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    120 Invincible,what years and spec. ?

    how much were 120's in 2008? LC3........£35,000 LC4.......£40,000 LC5/Invincible..........£45,000 is that about right? cheers
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    120 Invincible,what years and spec. ?

    would be great if someone could do an accurate 120 series chronological write up for the UK models and if it's accurate get the Forum to make it a sticky...
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    120 Invincible,what years and spec. ?

    thanks Tony my snorkels always face backwards,because of cleaner air and they look better... it's time we had a sticky thread charting the history of the 120 series models i'll start it off,correct me if i'm wrong; Land Cruiser 120 series 2003-2009 LC3-spare wheel on back door,rear...
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