This is a follow-up video to the Overland Workshop discussion between Paul Marsh and I about what truck to choose, and addresses some of the comments and questions.

Part of the Overland Workshop discussions between Andrew St Pierre White and Paul Marsh in a series of programs of overland-101, the basics, starting point of all 4x4 overland expeditions vehicles and projects. In this episode, Andrew and Paul talk about how best to find out what 4x4 is going to be the best for your purposes and plans.

Vehicles discussed include Land Rover, Mitsubishi, Toyota, Jeep, Nissan and others.

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    • ubernoob103
      ubernoob103

      This bloke needs more bloody subscribers. All his content is fantastic.

      about 1 year ago
    • W W
      W W In reply to ubernoob103

      @4xoverland Andrew, You truly do a wonderful job of keeping it real. You can have favoritisms yet still see the advantages or disadvantages of owning and operating something else. You give a very well rounded, balanced view on what you have experienced. And what people should do in my opinion is be open minded like US. Because like you, I realize that there are pros and cons to EVERYTHING. Specific vehicles for specific environments. Specific designs for specific use. Using the numbers and stats for making logical arguments for what has been shown on paper. And then taking the #'s and tossing them aside and giving the personal experience to back up your own interpretation of what you know. You do not bash something you have no experience with. It is refreshing to see someone speak to these things with a very balanced, open minded mind set. And I do not think there is anything you said here that I disagree with. In fact, I was chuckling along at different points because WE think so much alike and interpret things and express things with such a relaxed view point. You are open to different ideas and to learn. As am I. It is a shame so many are wearing blinders to only see what they want to see. Your rounded view point of top manufacturers to minor(cheap) ones and why they are defined as such was spot on. If people try to argue with you for what you have said here, it is because they do not appreciate what it means to be open minded. Nice workshop.

      about 3 months ago
    • David Wilton
      David Wilton In reply to ubernoob103

      couldnt agree more,probadly one of the best you tube channels,KEEP UP THE GREAT VIDEOS ANDREW.

      about 5 months ago
    • BrisZX9R
      BrisZX9R In reply to ubernoob103

      wish I had the spare $$$ to be a patreon for him and Ronny Dahl.

      about 9 months ago
    • SINGA BESAR
      SINGA BESAR In reply to ubernoob103

      Im Indonesian.
      I'll buy 2002 Toyota Landcruiser VX100 With Std type.
      There is coil spring (cheap maintenance),
      Strong Engine, Coolbox, Sunroof, etc..
      The most important is, Fun n Save to drive.

      about 11 months ago
    • Metal
      Metal In reply to ubernoob103

      he's awesome

      about 1 year ago
    • Kubale Nyaundi
      Kubale Nyaundi

      This man is an authority on 4X4s ....

      about 8 hours ago
    • Sweet M
      Sweet M

      I'm a owner of 3 Toyotas and 1 Jeep Wrangler and my Jeep has been reliable as my Toyotas. I take my Jeep off road more because of the front solid axle.

      about 3 days ago
    • SKIKR
      SKIKR

      Thoughts on an FJ cruiser into an overlanding option in South Africa?

      about 4 days ago
    • Åke Pettersson
      Åke Pettersson

      Ok ; a Volvo XC90 D5 AWD 2015 then , I listened very carefully the last minute 😉.
      Me wonder if that could be an awesome overland vehicle 🤔. With a Haldex AWD...
      Other suspensions...
      I keep on thinking & daydreaming.

      about 15 days ago
    • Pounce Onyou
      Pounce Onyou

      Thank you Andrew for all your absolutely amazing video's, brilliant photography and editing, I have really learned a wealth of highly valuable information from them, and have immensely enjoyed watching them,.

      about 17 days ago
    • vadimxp
      vadimxp

      in America its Toyota VS Jeep...I have a Dodge Ram 3/4 Ton disel on 35's horrible off road because of weight I sold my Toyota Tacoma for it... I miss the tacoma for trails IFS suspension is nice on washboard roads..Ive never owned a jeep until last month I have a old 1999 jeep with the old emissions only 160K on her...she will run 300K easy...the new Jeeps are over priced and the engines have all the emissions...the F150 is a throw away truck they are cheap and you get what you pay for..Nissan is shit i would never buy anything from them...

      about 24 days ago
    • aCID sPAZ
      aCID sPAZ

      seems a little bit blow hard... or aka verbose...

      about 24 days ago
    • TY FENWICK
      TY FENWICK

      I’d personal go with the Ford F-250 mate if it’s a possibility.

      I have one completely set up here in Australia for overland and it’s a beautiful heavy duty truck. It’s build quality is just an over sized land cruiser.

      Really worth a look I think for your American trip and there size shrinks around you after a short period of owning one.
      I could never go back to a small mid size truck now, I love the F250.

      Cheers

      about 27 days ago
    • Jose Miguel
      Jose Miguel

      after listen all... i guess Unimog 426 would be the most reliable choice!!! :D

      about 1 month ago
    • Wes P’s World
      Wes P’s World

      I have a Jeep Cherokee XJ and a Jeep Grand Cherokee WJ. Both of them has been amazing as Overlanders. I have herd others having problems with their jeeps but I’ve not had much of a problem with mine. My XJ has over 200,000 miles and everything on the motor, and transmission is original. It has the 4.0 inline 6 cylinder in it. And it has been nothing but a beast. The WJ I have had to do work to it because of all the new sensors they’ve put in them but that’s been it on the WJ and it also has the 4.0 inline 6 cylinder motor. Theres good and bad in all these vehicles I have to say I got lucky with mine but I know a person that had all kinds of trouble out of his Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport truck. So like I said there is good and bad in all vehicles sometimes you get lucky with one and sometimes you don’t.

      about 1 month ago
    • SILVIU DOBRE
      SILVIU DOBRE

      Andrew congrats! I follow your videos since many years. I work in Lamborghini but I also love off road vehicles on adventure roads!

      about 1 month ago
    • Immortal
      Immortal

      I wish you'd expanded on your enjoyment of the Nissan X-Trail. I am looking at one of these actually, a petrol model (due to new and coming emissions charges here in London). My main use would be 95% on road with some very light off road use. Was considering pairing it with KO2 tyres.

      about 1 month ago
    • Couger 85
      Couger 85

      Hi Andrew, my first 4x4 was a Discovery 1 V8 at age 23, It was a very good 4x4 but very high maintenance , had that for 3 years, switched to a Jeep GC 4.7 V8 which was in my opinion a bit better then the Discovery in power but off road the same but diffrent driving styles. I changed the Jeep after 2 years for a 3.5 V6 Triton 4x4, which was as ugly as a long drop toilet in the bush but a amazing bakkie.  I now have a Toyota Fortuner V6 2x4 manual which I am so proud of, have it now for almost 4 years and never even thought of tradeing it. But I will say this, my next 4x4 will be a Toyota, Probably a Cruiser.

      about 1 month ago
    • dave cadwell
      dave cadwell

      I'm a mechanic, heavy duty. The more complicated you make things the easier it is to break, and IT WILL break, normally in the most inconvenient spot. ie: Blow a hydraulic power steering hose at 140 kms rounding a curve,under a concrete bridge. Been there ,done that.

      about 1 month ago
    • DARIO VIDARTE
      DARIO VIDARTE

      See WILLYS in Colombia

      about 1 month ago
    • Wayne zammit
      Wayne zammit

      Best review of the sanctuary lol love it

      about 1 month ago
    • Gonzalo Carle
      Gonzalo Carle

      What do you think of new 2020 jeep gladiator ?

      about 1 month ago
    • jason miller
      jason miller

      The end of this video is so true :)

      about 2 months ago
    • Maximilian Halus
      Maximilian Halus

      Andrew, all F150 Raptors have the tuned version of the 3.5L gas V6 Bi-Turbo engine and 10 speed gearbox that's in my '17 F150 Supercab. 375hp & 470lb.ft in mine and 450hp & 510lb.ft of torque in the Raptor. Only the smaller Ranger Raptor sold in Australia has a diesel. The regular F150 is available with a 3.0L Turbodiesel (250hp & 440lb.ft), though less powerful than the 3.5 EcoBoost gas V6.

      about 2 months ago
    • Maximilian Halus
      Maximilian Halus

      Andrew are you sure your pal didn't buy a Ford Ranger in Botswana? To my knowledge, the F150 is not sold in Africa.

      about 2 months ago
    • Jocalopse
      Jocalopse

      But what about the UAZ Hunter?

      about 2 months ago
    • Mr. E. Hunter
      Mr. E. Hunter

      "Just get one and get out there!" The best advice!

      about 2 months ago
    • Tim Bennett
      Tim Bennett

      Ive had Landcruiser,s and like them I now own a GQ Patrol And Love it.

      about 2 months ago
    • Paul Keenan
      Paul Keenan

      Another wise over view ,
      A moment of respect to the little Suzuki

      about 2 months ago
    • Shakar Niyatbekov
      Shakar Niyatbekov

      Very nice video. I live in Tajikistan a small country in the Central Asia and I really love my LC Prado 120 with 4l engine. Unfortunately we are so far from the normal world and it is so difficult to find any parts here to upgrade vehicle for overlanding or off road driving. And I think Toyota vehicles even stock models are great to use in such countries as mine with hard terrain, mountains and little paved roads. But of course people here choose different models and mainly the ones cheap to maintain, so I see Lada Nivas around a lot and they are real off roaders with very little comfort of driving yet.
      But I have another recommendation for you. I am not sure if you manage to find it for you testing but I you need to try UAZ - Russian off road vehicle. This is what many people in post Soviet Union are using for off road trips, hunting or fishing trips and so on. Check it once if you find it, that experience makes one's life complete with emotions : -) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UAZ

      about 2 months ago
    • Habib Lalji
      Habib Lalji

      The last words sitting at a camp site and looking at your "landcruiser" makes more sense for sure!!! Good videos mate

      about 2 months ago
    • phosphorescent
      phosphorescent

      ISUZU?

      about 2 months ago
    • John Panozzo
      John Panozzo

      Great video Paul. Extremely informative and insightful. Of Toyotas, you spoke more about the Land Cruiser than the 4Runner. When price is included, is 4Runner a valid option? Going the other way, what about the corresponding Lexus? Thank you. I will now search for your Ford F150 Raptor review, hoping that you managed to get one since publication of this video. Ciao.

      about 2 months ago
    • Agape movement
      Agape movement

      haha, my wife was a model she is beautiful to look at, and very easy to live with and stable. ill have to show her this video

      about 2 months ago