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Patrol built locally Y61

Postby NISMOnator » 22 May 2017 15:52

Hi Almal,

Ok so I have been under the assumption as I believe a lot of other are as well that our Nissan Patrol's Y61 is assembled/built in Japan - the land of the Rising Sun.....so I read up a bit on the Patrollie on Wiki.....

Here is the link... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nissan_Pa ... .932013.29 - it seems the Patrol is built/assembled in the following places:

Assembly
Japan: Hiratsuka (1997–2000); Kanda
Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur (TCMA) (2019–present)
Morocco: Tanger (2009–present)
Pakistan: Karachi (2005–present)
South Africa: Rosslyn (2001–present)
Spain: Barcelona (1998–2009)

Does this mean that the Patrol we are driving is assembled/built locally?

Nothing wrong with that I guess just curious. Maybe this will mean it will stay in production as long as Rosslyn (Nissan SA) is willing to built it?

Australia already lost the Y61......The Legend is being totally replaced by a Limo and I wonder what the UN will say about this? :oldtimer:
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Re: Patrol built locally Y61

Postby Picasso » 22 May 2017 16:20

NISMOnator wrote:Hi Almal,

Ok so I have been under the assumption as I believe a lot of other are as well that our Nissan Patrol's Y61 is assembled/built in Japan - the land of the Rising Sun.....so I read up a bit on the Patrollie on Wiki.....

Here is the link... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nissan_Pa ... .932013.29 - it seems the Patrol is built/assembled in the following places:

Assembly
Japan: Hiratsuka (1997–2000); Kanda
Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur (TCMA) (2019–present)
Morocco: Tanger (2009–present)
Pakistan: Karachi (2005–present)
South Africa: Rosslyn (2001–present)
Spain: Barcelona (1998–2009)

Does this mean that the Patrol we are driving is assembled/built locally?

Nothing wrong with that I guess just curious. Maybe this will mean it will stay in production as long as Rosslyn (Nissan SA) is willing to built it?

Australia already lost the Y61......The Legend is being totally replaced by a Limo and I wonder what the UN will say about this? :oldtimer:




Well .... its definitely not build in Rosslyn .
The 2-3 sales a month would not justify any local assembly.

The first two letters in you VIN number will indicate were the vehicle comes from.

As this is JN..... the manufacturing place will be Japan.
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Re: Patrol built locally Y61

Postby NISMOnator » 22 May 2017 16:29

Thanks, so WIKI can be wrong! HAHAHAHA :blonde:
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Re: Patrol built locally Y61

Postby Kagiso II » 22 May 2017 16:40

Whom do we know at Nissan Rosslyn to ask?? I was thinking it comes as a CKD item and that the diffs and few other items are fitted her in Rosslyn
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Re: Patrol built locally Y61

Postby Rhett » 22 May 2017 18:18

Jip, my VIN says made in Japan :)

Makes you wonder what other info we read on the great go-to website which could be rather misleading.
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Re: Patrol built locally Y61

Postby SJC » 22 May 2017 18:30

Picasso wrote:
Well .... its definitely not build in Rosslyn .
The 2-3 sales a month would not justify any local assembly.

The first two letters in you VIN number will indicate were the vehicle comes from.

As this is JN..... the manufacturing place will be Japan.


I'm not agreeing or disagreeing whether they are being built here, I really don't know.
If they are, or were, it might be for overseas market and not necessarily for SA market... :mytwocents:
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Re: Patrol built locally Y61

Postby Peter Connan » 22 May 2017 18:32

It could be that the UN patrols are assembled here.

I frequently see truck-loads of them at fhe holding lots of the vehicle tramsport companies that seem to be quite common around here.
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Re: Patrol built locally Y61

Postby SJC » 22 May 2017 19:08

Ja, miskien hierdie "nissan-aid" patrols:
https://www.nissan-aid.com/introduction/logistics.html


Mmmm.... 4.2 y61 available at Yokohama, Japan. :surprised:
https://www.nissan-aid.com/introduction ... ivery.html
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Re: Patrol built locally Y61

Postby Alex Roux » 22 May 2017 21:23

Nie te lank terug nie, het iemand in Angola 'n 42 diesel, nuwe shape, vanaf Japan ingevoer.
Vra jy wat 'n Saffer is vir Nissan SA, dan is dit 'n probleem om die selfde te doen!?!?
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Re: Patrol built locally Y61

Postby EdwardWT » 22 May 2017 21:31

Just for interest sake, I worked in the Nissan production plant in Rosslyn from 2004 untill 2007 and we never built any Patrols there during that time and I know for a fact that they are not building them there presently. I have family members still working for Nissan SA
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