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Thanks fellas for your replies. Yes the 8T reveals the filter is made in Thailand. I can get a aftermarket Sakura Japan brand made in Indononesia for AUD$20. I wonder if there is any real difference in performance.
My rig is a common or garden 2004 GXL 4.2LTD manual, bog standard white. I use it to tow a 3+ tonne off-road caravan.
Fitted hardware is:-
100 watt Codan NGT HF radio with 9350 auto tune antenna.
Icom UHF CRS radio
NextG mobile phone 6db antenna and hardware.
TJM Alloy roof rack.
2 rear view cameras. one looking down to show around car rear and assist in hooking up and one showing road behind. Also have one on the back of the caravan. All viewed with a dash mounted LCD 100mm(5 inch) monitor.
Small dash mounted LCD voltmeter which monitors auxiliary battery volts and also house batteries in the caravan.
40 litre Engel fridge.
Blue tongue air compressor
Digital Exhaust Gas Temperature gauge.
+300 KG OME rear springs with Poly Air Bags. I have wound up the torsion bars to give a 30mm lift to the front.
Tekonsha Prodigy electric trailer brake controller.
Hayman Reese 3 and half tonne tow bar.
ARB steel bull bar with ARB driving lights.
I carry a Honda EU20i 2 kw generator.
I recently fitted a D'tronic engine chip. Haven't tried it towing yet so am yet to see if the $1600 investment is worth it.
FYI, the latest issue of LC mag shows spy shots of the '08 LC 78 long base troopy and 4-door mid-base. The troopy looks the same w/a refreshed front grille but the mid-base 70 looks like a cross between a 70-series Prado and hilux surf. It also has as factory snorkel. Both come w/ 4.5L V8 twin turbo's.