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looking at buying a sportero need advice please

Postby HondaHo de 1st » February 22nd, 2016, 3:19 pm

Guys i'm looking at purchasing a used sportero. Its doing 98,000 km, its a TCD series local. Manual. no engine leaks, manual oil changed every 5000 km. it appears to be mechanically sound. Anything I should look out for and also what about any suggestions for a good diesel mechanic that knows these vans inside out.

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Re: looking at buying a sportero need advice please

Postby sleepertercel » February 25th, 2016, 11:47 am

Call Team Loco, I believe you have he number.

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Re: looking at buying a sportero need advice please

Postby sliderz1 » February 25th, 2016, 12:43 pm

Mitsubishi sticky thread

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Re: looking at buying a sportero need advice please

Postby tourniquet » February 28th, 2016, 12:19 pm

as mentioned, check the sticky, as well as do a search for a thread vex dogg (I think) made a while back. He was in your same position. Off the bat, I could tell you many have had issues with the clock spring (airbag), and clunky steering wheel (issue with the column). My other major issue was with the clogged EGR, but that was mainly due to never owning a vehicle with one before.

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Re: looking at buying a sportero need advice please

Postby Calor » February 28th, 2016, 12:29 pm

Firstly make sure the mileage is genuine...seems kinda low for a TCD

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Re: looking at buying a sportero need advice please

Postby rav191 » February 28th, 2016, 2:43 pm

Mechanic: HN Racing Couva

Sportero : Having owned one a used myself I never ran into any major problems regular service every 5000 and that's about it parts are readily available and reasonably priced, can't go wrong actually might be looking to get back one myself.

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Re: looking at buying a sportero need advice please

Postby Val » March 6th, 2016, 1:09 am

Reliable and cheap to maintain.

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Re: looking at buying a sportero need advice please

Postby supercharged turbo » March 6th, 2016, 1:21 am

Where allyuh getting parts?

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Re: looking at buying a sportero need advice please

Postby W2J » March 21st, 2016, 12:02 pm

supercharged turbo wrote:Where allyuh getting parts?


OEM Mitsubishi parts available http://www.teknetperformance.com

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