Y60 is one of the toughest. To make her expedition car is very wise indeed.
BTW I imported my Patrol from JAP as well. Actually mine was taken to UK and used in some farm in Wales. Then they've left her with open window in the middle of the field for 1,5 year with the windows wide open. So I actually imported the iron scrap.
If U come to UE take LHD conversion under consideration. Here it cost app 1,3 t$
NISSAN Y60 TD42T + PTO LWB (Escapade)
NISSAN Y60 Ute TD42T + PTO, LWB+30cm (Donkey)