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Thread: nissan patrol

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    Default nissan patrol

    what do you think of this?
    a patrol for the back country... outback expeditions, to be exact...

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    awww nooice mate!

    But unless I was doing a lot of rock crawling I would get rid of the tyres and get some sensible shoes.

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    yep, the tires are massiv: 40" mickey thompson.
    the guy actually doesn't rock crawl but does take it off-road a lot... a bit overkill :-)
    he just loves huge tires (dahhh :-))! he also has a custom 6x6 mitsubishi canter
    :-)

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    the Patrols have been around for a long time. They have proved to be a very dependable vehicle with support around the world. I would put the Patrol up with an older Cruiser.


    Aren't those uni-directional tires? I bet backing up works real well.

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    Word on the trail is those Baja Claws work better offroad if run in the wrong direction. Lots of people run them that way from rockcrawling to mud.

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    Dang, more drooling on the keyboard. Very nice. I still prefer the cab-chassis rigs, though.
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    I would buy a Patrol without question if they were in the US. The new ones are very functional and robust with great motors. I had the chance to check one out in detail in Morocco (attached)
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    that thing is soooooooo sexy
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    Quote Originally Posted by expeditionswest
    I would buy a Patrol without question if they were in the US. The new ones are very functional and robust with great motors.
    Definitely. I have been drooling over the Patrols...well since I could drool.
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    ran 40's on my patrol afew times, but mostly 37's for touring, have stepped down to 35's for trip i leave on next week, 5 weeks across 5 deserts across Aus.

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