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 1 month 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 3 months ago
    • BrisZX9R
      BrisZX9R In reply to ubernoob103

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

      about 7 months ago
    • Leonard Tambun
      Leonard Tambun 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 9 months ago
    • pudgylittlehamster
      pudgylittlehamster In reply to ubernoob103

      he's awesome

      about 11 months ago
    • jason miller
      jason miller

      The end of this video is so true :)

      about 1 day 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 1 day 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 days ago
    • Jocalopse
      Jocalopse

      But what about the UAZ Hunter?

      about 6 days ago
    • Mr. E. Hunter
      Mr. E. Hunter

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

      about 7 days ago
    • Tim Bennett
      Tim Bennett

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

      about 9 days ago
    • Paul Keenan
      Paul Keenan

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

      about 10 days 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 11 days 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 11 days ago
    • phosphorescent
      phosphorescent

      ISUZU?

      about 13 days 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 16 days 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 17 days ago
    • ankhises
      ankhises

      I own a small Jimny, 4WD, coil suspensions, solid axels, diesel engine. It’s small car as we are a family of 4. But even stock config, it takes us everywhere. I totally agree with last comment, no matter the brand, it is only the joy and fun.

      about 17 days ago
    • John B
      John B

      Excellent commentary

      about 18 days ago
    • Mark Woods
      Mark Woods

      Hi Andrew. Have you ever come across the Santana PS10 and what are you opinions of it? Thanks

      about 23 days ago
    • DRTMaverick
      DRTMaverick

      Also you don't see as many older Nissan around because they didn't have the market share like Toyota did in during the 80's and 90's.


      The Xterra (2nd gen) in the United States is interesting though because you can swap a Nissan Titan suspension into the front end for a long-travel suspension with stock components (the UCAs need to be aftermarket, but stock LCAs, if you swap in the M205 diff which bolts right in, then stock titan CVs, stock titan tie-rod ends). It's the only overland friendly long-travel suspension on the market since the parts can readily be found at most autostores.

      about 25 days ago
    • DRTMaverick
      DRTMaverick

      As far as electronics in the engine goes- it actually can make diagnosis and repair far quicker if everything is working properly.

      about 25 days ago
    • DRTMaverick
      DRTMaverick

      Landrover needs to talk to a Japanese company (toyota or Nissan) about supplying engines....

      about 25 days ago
    • Pranesh Pal
      Pranesh Pal

      Maybe even a Jimny

      about 27 days ago
    • American Rambler
      American Rambler

      Overlanding as you practice it is not the same in the US. Be careful on your selection of vehicle. My guess is an F-150 would be ill suited to your configuration due to the way you kit out your vehicles. They are more biased towards improved road use and lighter continuous payloads. Same with the Ram, even Chevy for that matter. Your minimum constraint should be a F-250 with particular emphasis on heavier duty components, and durability options. Your over the counter versions would probably not be suitably equipped. You will need to look at the chassis armoring options as in skid plates and off road options. Same with the Ram. Take a look at the power wagon. Something like that gives you a good package to start with. American trucks last a long time and often take high levels of abuse and keep on going. But select one configured for its intended use.

      about 1 month ago
    • Dave Wells
      Dave Wells

      There is a romance to travelling by Land Rover,but that does come at an emotional price in terms of the work you have to put in(did overland UK to Gambia in a 110 2.5 NAD soft top so have a bit of previous!). However time moves on,next build will probably be a Hilux unless the wild untaned mistress of Solihull comes calling again!

      about 1 month ago
    • Szüzmária Csatkai
      Szüzmária Csatkai

      A Lada Niva is for people who are able to work 10-30 minutes every day on their vehicle. They are ridiculously easy to fix, and (in Eastern Europe at least) there are plenty of spare parts for dirt cheap, so working on them isn't really a big problem. It could even be called fun, if you love your vehicle. But if you treat Nivas well, they can (and will) get you from Budapest to Bamako and back without a single problem. (There is proof :D)
      They are a really simple and rugged design that are meant to do heavy duty stuff.
      They look awful, they are loud, they are smelly, in the summer the driver will rot in the driver's seat from the heat. But they are absolutely loveable despite all their miscomforts and blemishes. (Oh, and they are one of the cheapest 4x4s, if not the cheapest. They are 6-6500 British Pounds in Hungary, I think even cheaper if bought from Russia.)

      about 1 month ago
    • Szüzmária Csatkai
      Szüzmária Csatkai

      18:29 UAZ :D

      about 1 month ago
    • Israel Sarabia
      Israel Sarabia

      Love, love the way you explain things! You hit the nail on the head Andrew! This is why you are one the very best in the Community !

      about 1 month ago
    • spearo83
      spearo83

      Hi Andrew, the Raptor is a V6 Petrol Turbo. would love to see that build! the F150 is now the same size as the F250 by the way. The Raptor is of course a lot wider.

      about 1 month ago
    • Bravo Khan
      Bravo Khan

      U r fantastic sir

      about 1 month ago
    • Wolfhart
      Wolfhart

      Phantastic summary! I like it very much.

      about 1 month ago
    • David Potter
      David Potter

      Thanks for sharing your knowledge. You are very easy to listen to. God bless you and your family Aloha

      about 1 month ago
    • Jake B
      Jake B

      Some Land Rover people are just too up tight and elitist to admit another 4x4 is better.

      about 1 month ago