New member from McArthur

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BobsCreek
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Re: New member from McArthur

Post by BobsCreek » 10 Feb 2019 15:49

@kagiso

I think the Maverick was for Aus, the Ford Maverick here was a ...bit of a joke car :-)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ford_Maverick_(Americas)

I wouldn't mind a double cab Patrol bakkie, but that seems to not be much of an option lol.

I would prefer petrol. :-)
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Re: New member from McArthur

Post by Peter Connan » 10 Feb 2019 17:11

Sorry, I should have thought you had considered the obvious.

Assuming the car does shorten up enough, there is of course also the option of having some custom bar work done here?
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Re: New member from McArthur

Post by BobsCreek » 10 Feb 2019 18:18

Never assume I have thought of the "obvious"! Ha!

I have even considered taking it off, cutting it into 3 pieces and getting it welded back together in SA.

However I have to admit, buying a vehicle in SA for what shipping/etc would cost me sounds like a much better idea than shipping my Colorado.

- spare parts for a Patrol or Toyota are vastly easier to get than for a US only model Chevrolet
- my truck would have at least 225k on it when it arrives on SA, I bet I can get a Patrol with under 200k
- as much fun as my Colorado would be, it would be a challenge in your tiny parking lots and on narrow tracks with other vehicles.
- if it stays in the US, I will still be able to use it once I leave Africa, and to be honest I didn't expect it to do Africa without needing a major overhaul once it got back to the US.

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Re: New member from McArthur

Post by Kagiso II » 11 Feb 2019 16:25

BobsCreek wrote:
10 Feb 2019 15:49
@kagiso

I think the Maverick was for Aus, the Ford Maverick here was a ...bit of a joke car :-)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ford_Maverick_(Americas)

I wouldn't mind a double cab Patrol bakkie, but that seems to not be much of an option lol.

I would prefer petrol. :-)
Hi agaqin

Yes -- the Maverick you have on Wiki is a big joke.. BUT have a look at these:

https://www.google.com/search?q=ford+ma ... e&ie=UTF-8

The Nissan Terrano ran as Maverick; The Nissan GQ Patrol ran as Maverick ... and then out of spite, Ford made that car ..
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