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by Oetie
13 Feb 2018 11:02
Forum: 25. Trip/Route Queries
Topic: East Africa Trip 2020
Replies: 27
Views: 446

Re: East Africa Trip 2020

Johann, exciting trip to plan, will follow your planning here and on the Community forum. I recall that the Voetspore span, when they used patrol's had them services in Nairobi. It may be a good idea to get that series dvd's, even if only for the dreaming and drooling factor... for more drooling vis...
by Oetie
13 Feb 2018 08:02
Forum: 36. Vehicles For Sale/Swap
Topic: 4.5 Reluctant sale
Replies: 7
Views: 474

Re: 4.5 Reluctant sale

BertJan wrote:
12 Feb 2018 15:20
Any pics available?
I have seen this Patrol while it still was LA Sport's :surprised:

Looked for photo's on the web when this post was placed but could not find anything decent.
by Oetie
12 Feb 2018 14:10
Forum: 33. Happy Birthday!!!
Topic: Happy Birthday Schalk
Replies: 9
Views: 81

Re: Happy Birthday Schalk

Geluk Schalk, mooi dag vir jou!

:birthday:
by Oetie
12 Feb 2018 14:08
Forum: 17. Nissan SA, Dealers & Workshops
Topic: Patrol Y61 discontinued
Replies: 25
Views: 455

Re: Patrol Y61 discontinued

Clem wrote:
12 Feb 2018 14:03
Thank you Tinus – the comment about the UN is very interesting.
I was in Liberia last year, the UN there only operate with Patrols, saw very limited Cruisers. In Sierra Leone again it was only Cruisers....

I saw the Y62 first in Liberia....
by Oetie
12 Feb 2018 14:03
Forum: 17. Nissan SA, Dealers & Workshops
Topic: Patrol Y61 discontinued
Replies: 25
Views: 455

Re: Patrol Y61 discontinued

Tinus lotz wrote:
12 Feb 2018 13:59
Jip is over they had 4 patrols left .....2 diesels and 2 petrol
Not official yet trying to hold on for 2 more years seeing that the UN has stil got standing orders for them for 2 more years
......dont have high hopes :thumbdown:
This should be good news for the value of the 2nd hand vehicles.
by Oetie
29 Jan 2018 10:37
Forum: 07. Reference Library
Topic: Patrol history
Replies: 8
Views: 195

Re: Patrol history

Oops, one thing I just noticed in the article, A year later in 2001, the Y61 Series 3 arrived and brought with it a 4.8L turbo-diesel six-cylinder making 185kW and 420Nm of torque I wish we had a 4,8 turbo diesel model! :lol: That would be nice, I can only imagine what a 4.8L TD would do in a Patro...
by Oetie
28 Jan 2018 21:57
Forum: 07. Reference Library
Topic: Patrol history
Replies: 8
Views: 195

Patrol history

Here is an interesting article setting out the history of the Patrol:

https://practicalmotoring.com.au/voices ... 60-to-y62/
by Oetie
26 Jan 2018 09:15
Forum: 35. About your Business
Topic: What you do!
Replies: 34
Views: 915

Re: What you do!

I am scratching in other people's dirty laundry...... I am a Forensic Investigator at an accounting firm.... unfortunately one that is frequently in the news.... :doh: been doing it for 26 years, the first 20 as a detective in the SAPS before I joined the private sector. Things are changing drastica...
by Oetie
26 Jan 2018 09:09
Forum: 35. About your Business
Topic: What you do!
Replies: 34
Views: 915

Re: What you do!

I draw pretty pictures all day !!!... :thumbup: Like Cedric i draw pictures all day, although mine are not particularly pretty. 😂 Mechanical Engineering, specializing in valves. Designer for eDart Slurry Valves, consulting engineer for Mitech Control Valves. Able to take on consulting work and I ha...
by Oetie
25 Aug 2017 17:04
Forum: 23. Other Queries
Topic: What is the best colour for a 4WD vehicle, and why?
Replies: 17
Views: 1568

Re: What is the best colour for a 4WD vehicle, and why?

White, as said by Michael best for an all rounder.

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