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1973 XA Ute DIESEL Great Workhorse

Found this on Ebay - interesting conversion!

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI....category=29691

"Yes, it's a Perkins DIESEL 6cyl - converted by engineer. GS grill, lights & dash. Tough as nails"


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Re: 1973 XA Ute DIESEL Great Workhorse

why????

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That's what I was thinking davway....

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hmmm....guys im gonna mod my car so its kick arse!! what da ya reckon? 351 V8 or diesel 6?....gee...ummm.....

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Re: 1973 XA Ute DIESEL Great Workhorse

I like it. Different, and diesel seems to be the way to go these days. Looks great too. Id still way prefer a Clevo though.

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Re: 1973 XA Ute DIESEL Great Workhorse

my mate wanted to do something like that we got the idea from a forklift i had to fix a trans on it was a bw 35 with a dead simple adaptor to go on the perkins . i bet that ute has no worrys pullin a load recon it would handle shit and wouldent stop real well those perkins are ****in heavy but prety awsome on fuel recon ya would have no worrys getting 35/40 mpg with the right rear end
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Re: 1973 XA Ute DIESEL Great Workhorse

hehehe . . a friend of a friend bought a "turbo" hilux surf (import) . . . a bit slow, he didn't realise it was a diesel . . . Ended up selling it and buying a commo
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