Land Rover vs Toyota LandCruiser: Tough Choice for 2014 – Jonathan…

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Toyota Land Cruiser V

Land Rover vs Toyota Tough Choice for 2014

3rd, 2014

Almost to trade in our Toyota LandCruiser for a new LandRover with all the trimmings. promises to be an exciting year for us our new vehicle generously loaned to us by our at Kenya Stationers who publish our and Angela Scott’s Safari Books to East African – and Birds. The LandRover is a 11o chassis to 130 to give us more room to with. And the body of the vehicle is customized for us by Mazio Kravos of Holdings who is a real ‘fundi’ it comes to 4×4 modifications. Why after 35 of driving a Toyota Landcruiser are we now? Here is why:

Land Rover are lighter and in muddy conditions

Land have coil springs and back – the LandCruiser has leaf at the back making for a harder and less comfortable drive. has disc problems in her neck and – I had a back operation in 1985 and tear in another disc – so we the comfort if we are to keep in the field.

Toyota Land Cruiser V

This vehicle is for Angie – she have a double seat in the of the vehicle (and not other – no other seats). I will and get us in to the best possible positions for Now that we have the Canon with built in x1.4 we are looking to trade in our 500mm F/4 for the 2 600mm F/4 which is lighter the old version and will be a better with the 200-400mm zoom.

We will have Manfrotto or mounts for our big lenses on rails to the door frames – and on a roof for top-shots. The windscreen has been and so have the door frames – no windows so as to give us as much as possible. Mazio has removed the pillar that gets in the way for between the front and back frames. He has added structural by making a heavy duty behind the two front seats. We have a customized canvas and roll-down cover for the sides of the There is a Fridge, Double Gas and

flip down Table. compartments along the inner of the back of the vehicle and under back seat.

The vehicle should be out of the workshop end of Jan Feb we hope. It will live at our at Governor’s Camp under the of Patrick Beresford who heads up the Never retire Patrick!

Toyota Land Cruiser V
Toyota Land Cruiser V


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