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Ranger, Patrol 6x6 and more in the latest Readers' Rigs

02 Feb 2021 Reviews

Ranger, Patrol 6x6 and more in the latest Readers' Rigs

2016 Ranger leads the latest batch of reader-submitted 4x4s

This month our Readers' Rigs include a Ranger, a Navara, two Patrols, a LandCruiser and a Hilux dubbed Pablo.

To include your 4x4, send a photo with a brief description to our 4X4 Australia Facebook page and send us a photo and brief description of your fourbie.

2016 Ford Ranger

Ford Ranger

I bought it in 2016 new (pre-DPF). All the work after it left the showroom floor has been done by myself: high-flow turbo upgrade; Unichip; intercooler; catch can; three-inch King Brown exhaust; and it’s dyno’d to 131rwkW. In the electrics I have a semi-flexible solar panel with a Redarc BCDC charger and 130amp/h AGM battery in the back, beneath the wing of a custom-made rear drawer system. Full Stedi LED exterior lighting wire leads to switching at rear. It also has a 42-inch Stedi light bar beneath the front of the platform, as well as Lightforce HTX spotties up front. I removed the rear seating for storage platform and water storage. Underneath is a full Bilstein height-adjustable three-inch lift with 35-inch Nitto Trail Grapplers on KMC Machete black alloy rims, and a PSR diff drop to save them CV problems. That’s only half the mods! - Billy Cain

 

Pablo the Hilux

pablo the hilux

He loves to escape. Blerto’s ultimate touring ute. Favourite accessories include the light set-up: two Solis spotties and an AR40 combo! - Ian Bellert

 

2020 Nissan Navara ST

Nissan Navara

Gear includes a two-inch Dobinsons remote res lift; 33-inch Maxxis RAZR tyres; HD rear sway bar links; an Ironman 4x4 winch bar; Versus Gridlock wheels; a three-inch exhaust; extended brake lines; catch can; GME UHF; a Platinum hot pipe; and a PWR intercooler kit. - Jamie Philpotts

 

1989 TD42 GQ Patrol

Nissan Patrol

It’s a factory 4.2-litre diesel fitted with an aftermarket turbo and twin top-mount intercoolers; a two-inch suspension; two-inch body lift; and 285/75/16 tyres. It has done 330,000km and still has original paint. - Robert Woodley

 

2015 LandCruiser 200 Series GXL

toyota landcruiser

It’s a pre-DPF model and it has done 82,000km. Features include an Old Man Emu two-inch lift with GVM upgrade; Safari snorkel; battery split with Redarc BCDC charger; Provent catch can; Unifilter; iDrive throttle controller; Titan drawers; ARB Elements 60-litre fridge; ARB bullbar; Narva Ultima 215 spotties; UHF radio; and a roof rack with an ARB awning. Love it; it’s perfect for towing the caravan. - Kevin Cooke

 

Nissan Patrol 6x6

nissan patrol

Powered by the 6.6-litre Duramax, it has three ARB lockers; two fridges; an Enerdrive lithium system; stainless-steel 60-litre water tank; long-range tanks; and front and rear winches. The list goes on and on. - Paul Thompson

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