2.5L NA Diesel · MANUAL TRANSMISSION
We treat each car we import as if we are going to own them and drive them for the next 5 years. When they arrive we do a preliminary assessment of what it will need mechanically. We buy genuine parts, or OEM if genuine isn’t available; this can be very time consuming as most parts will come from an overseas supplier, but we don’t want to buy cheap Chinese counterparts that will need to replaced again in three years. After those repairs are done, we drive the cars as our own daily drivers, put them through their paces in all real world situations (around town, freeway, offroad, through traffic, etc) so that we give any lingering mechanical or electrical issues a chance to pop up. After a few weeks of this, we do our final repairs and only afterwards can it be called a Dutch Safari Daily Driver. Only when we’d feel comfortable having you hop in and drive two thousands miles, and then use it to commute to and from work every day.
This truck received new:
-hood hinge bushings
-front brake rotors and pads
-rear brake drums and shoes
-brake bleed screws
-front wheel bearings and re-seal
-engine oil and filter
-swivel housing grease
-transfer case fluid
-front differential oil
-rear differential oil
We upgraded the following things:
-Blue Sea Systems battery disconnect switch
-Lifetime coolant that will last the life of the car without corroding or needing a flush
-Battery cable, made in house using 2/0 gauge American made wire, 3m marine heat shrink, marine terminals, a marine switch and sleeved with a material that can stand up to 1200 degrees F of constant heat as well as an open flame
It runs, drives, starts, and stops excellently, and feels very comfortable and solid on the road. As a diesel, it gets great gas mileage. It is rust free and all original, including paint and decals.
It comes with the original owner's manual and service booklet.