Why a Topic about the Land Cruiser 200 in a Lexus Community? The europe spec Land cruisers have most of the stuff, that a lexus have in other countrys.
Therefore this goodies belongs on most Continents to the Lexus - it is maybe wort to post here too...
We plan to drive to southafrica, starting from switzerland - with our well equippend Land Cruiser 200 V8 Diesel (europe spec).
Europe Spec means - that he has some gimmicks who belongs at sample in australia or usa more to the lexus 570.
The V8 biturbo Diesel comes with 289 PS, 210kw and max torque 650 Nm / 479.05 lbft.
It have goodies like 8 Seats, AHC (Active Hight Control), Adaptive Variable Suspension (AVS), Crawl, JBL 14-speaker system, Iphone Integration, USB Connection, Hard Disk Drive (HDD) Navigation, Anti-theft system, Sunroof, 14 Airbags, Pre Crash Safety System, Four-zone automatic air-conditioning, Pollen filter / Clean air filter, Active Traction control (A-TRC) are some of the points.
I have now have merged my Website together with my Blog. You can translate the website to english, the link to the "translator" is on the right menü side, maye you have to scroll down a bit.
At Friday i could pickup the car. It dont is really finished - but for a first testing trip it was finished enough.
Therefore we had plans for friday night (Swiss cheese Fondue with friends) - we decide to do a one night trip from samedy to sunday.
Also it is the first night for my Girlfriend - and i hope she will like it - so it is better to stay only one night out.
We still have not choosen how we will cook in africa (Gas, Petroleum), dont have a table - and have to improvise a bit.
So we bought a disposable grill, a big torch, and start pretty late as we reached the lake
And we have to cross the mountain pass. But we found a nice spot at daylight, but till the fire light - the night was there. Just in time, i would say.
The starts in the sky are so bright in the mountains - beautiful. But it get cold too, arround 5 Celsius degrees - good to have a fire!
We sleep very well inside, and push two times the webasto parking heater, that warms the car quickly without beeing too loud.
We sleeped very well, and wake up pretty late arround 10 o clock. Now it was time to show my girlfriend, that all neccecary stuff is there - it was.
And we had get a really beatiful place on a small creek!
Unfortunately a weapon brings us just into the jail - there are to many borders for something like this. Also some pepper spray is prohibited in some countrys
And when you think there is no technic - they have usually several hours of no electricity a day (in some of the countrys we will cross) - but an X-ray on the border - with generator - they have...
5fourteye: there seems to be two ways, to avoid the airbag warning:
1.) To put some resistors in the sensor line
2.) program it within the software
In my car the 1.) is done. I dont have done it myself - but would suggest you ask them where the people should know it: