Discussion in 'Outdoor Transport' started by dale, Sep 19, 2017.
we have a 2010 base model, it has diff lock
Old mans got one, his is 2015 goes good seated seats and wing mirrors are great, handling and power is great for its size.
Ok, but being the base model does it also have the 4-way 4WD selector options 2H 4H 4HLc & 4LLc? Super Select I think they call it, which bascially adds a permanent 4WD option. Not sure if that's worth much, or whether you can get it with diff lock or is it one or the other?
2WD. 4WD-H and 4WD-Lo
the diff lock is electric controlled from a switch near the drivers knee.
Inlaws have 2013 triton. It doesn't like the Rotorua air, the "chrome" trim on the outside has all discoloured.
Mechanical wise it hasn't missed a beat and maintenance is a foreign language to them.
i dont know about the good the bad and the ugly but theres a new movie coming out starring stuart nash, jacinda adern and robert mugabe
its called " the lying, the bitch and the warlord"
Regarding rear diff lock, base model has it and the charger x, top model.
My 4wd dosent cause for an extra 5k I could put an aftermarket locker in and have some change if I wanted to.
Should have read for the "extra 5k"..
Love it mate, been a ripper for me the last 4 yrs, have a 40mm lift on it with snorkel, gets me about the place, handles very well, damn good on the diesel and tows the 6.5HT boat very well... Son inlaw liked it so much he bought a 2010 model.
Old boy I know has a 2015 model and has put 140K on it in the last two years from new. Almost always has the tray loaded with a couple hundred kilos of pumps and lawnmowers. He's been extremely impressed and hasn't had a single issue as far as I know.
Own a 2012 Triton charger X with 72000 kms on the clock.Generally goes alright but there are a few issues. 1:When climbing moderate to steep inclines TC can engage and de-power at the most in-opportune times, if in doubt dis-engage ASC before starting climb. 2:Recently replaced front tires only to find that the TC speed sensors pick up the difference in tire diameters and engages. As stated above it engages the brake on the wheel on outside of turn, potentially sending you into the water table or across road if not ready for it. Fun times.Ended up replacing all 4 tires to get matching diameters. 3: The rear departure angle is abysmal, continually drag your arse going into and out of creeks or up/down banks. This pushes the chrome tin-foil bumper into the bodywork, most help-full ! Have just fitted an MCC jack rear bar. Might still drag its arse but at least it won't bend.Apart from these minor issues a good ute for the money.Opposition no better for a lot more money.
I think the 2009 & earlier and also the new 2016-2017 model have a much better departure angle?
one bad thing the turning circle is bloody awful compared to a hilux or ranger
um? latter Tritons have very good turning circle, was best in class.
You should know. You're always going around in circles [emoji16]
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But tight circles.
The advantage of never knowing where your going is you never end up anywhere you didn't intend.
Not bad. Not bad at all.
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I had the 2012 triton charger x , loved it I honestly couldn't fault it and it got a hiding.
Sold it and got a new 2016 triton gls and it's been great for the 40000km iv done in it .
All my utes get used on the farm in the shit, towing heavy loads always covered in mud not those highway 4wd wannabees.
Love the high low difflock , they are great value.
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I don't know how they stackup on manufacturer specs but my Triton absolutely smashes Hilux and ranger turning radius, to the point where I can do a U turn in the main street of town where mates wouldn't even think about it.
Hillstart assist in the Triton is the least intrusive ive seen, we nearly slid down a firebreak in my mates Ranger after it locked the brakes up going reverse to first when we needed to get the hammer down
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