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#11707 of 11966 Re: Selling 2000 Isuzu Trooper [bostnwhalr]
Mar 19, 2008 (9:17 am)
I don't think there's much of the demand for the gas version outside of the US (maybe Russia but I wouldn't risk it.) Most (and the Troopers were rare to begin with) had diesel commonrail engines and those you could potentially resell. The EU has outrageous prices for cars and SUVs especially, so any European country would be ok but, again, gas prices are the death sentence for the Trooper unless converted to liquified natural gas, so the Netherlands, Germany or Poland (where this is cheap and common) are safe bets.
It pays to export RAVs, CRVs, even US Benzes and BMWs and especially Subarus to Europe now. The prices are literally triple on some of these, so even after all the fees (transport being the least of all) you can still make a good profit.
#11708 of 11966 ISUZU ENGINE REPLACEMENT
Mar 19, 2008 (3:08 pm)
I'M NEW TO THIS AND HOPING I CAN BE HELPED. LAST MAY MY 99 TROOPER STARTED HAVING ENGINE PROBLEMS IN THE MOUNTAINS OF COLORADO. I WAS TOLD THAT IT WOULD BE BEST TO TAKE IT INTO A MITSUBISHI DEALERSHIP THAT A FRIEND OF MINE HAD GOOD RELATIONSHIPS WITH. WHEN I GOT IT THERE THEY TOLD ME THAT THE WHOLE ENGINE HAD TO BE REPLACED. IT WAS MAKING KNOCKING NOISES. A COUPLE OF WEEKS AGO I WANTED TO DRIVE IT DOWN THE ROAD FOR A 2ND OPINION BUT NOW IT WON'T START. WHEN I TRY TO CHARGE IT THE RADIO LIGHTS AND STUFF WILL POP ON FOR A SPLIT SECOND AND THAT'S AS FAR AS IT WILL GO. ANY SUGGESTIONS ON WHAT WOULD CAUSE IT NOT TO START AND WHAT DO YOU SUGGEST FOR THE ENGINE PRICE THEY TOLD ME 3000 FOR USED 4000 FOR NEW?
#11709 of 11966 Re: ISUZU ENGINE REPLACEMENT [ghost329]
by Stever@Edmunds HOST
Mar 19, 2008 (3:28 pm)
Welcome to the forum.
Posts written in ALL CAPS are hard to read so I suggest you not use them. Many people just skip over posts in all caps.
A friend of mine got a crate engine for his older F-150 for $5,000 a few months ago. That was a Ford rebuild and came with a 3/36 warranty. The no-name crate engine was going to cost $4,000 installed with a 1/12 warranty. That's in Boise - labor may be cheaper in your area.
#11710 of 11966 Re: ISUZU ENGINE REPLACEMENT [steve_]
Mar 20, 2008 (4:05 pm)
Hey thanks, that makes since about the caps.
So do you have any suggestions about getting it started because I don't want to have to toll it everywhere to get estimates and all that. Do you think it might be the ignition or starter and if so how hard would it be to replace.
I live on a military base and they have an autocraft shop where I would have all the tools to do it.
Is it worth a shot to try replace one at a time and see if it works or just take it in?
#11711 of 11966 Re: ISUZU ENGINE REPLACEMENT [ghost329]
by Stever@Edmunds HOST
Mar 20, 2008 (10:01 pm)
Ah, military - ok, that explains the all caps.
I'm not much of a mechanic so ... I've hung around a base wood working shop a few times and the people there were always willing to help, so why not ask around there?
Don't know about getting it started either - it sounds like it's cranking so maybe a fuel issue? But if the engine is toast, I don't know. It's not clear to me whether you've tried to jump start it or just are charging the battery. Maybe the battery has a bad cell along with the other problems. Tried any starting fluid?
Can any Troopers owners help?
#11712 of 11966 Door Power Locks
Mar 24, 2008 (4:55 am)
i have a 2000 isuzu trooper and all of a sudden from out of nowhere, my power locks on the doors wont lock. They will all unlock both from the remote and the inside door unlock switches, however they wont lock either way. I manually have to lock the doors. Any help / suggestions?
Also does anyone know a place to get the speed sensors (auto 4wd TOD) for the trooper other than from the dealer?
#11713 of 11966 Re: 1999 Trooper engine NOISE. Did I type that loud enough? [atfdmike]
Mar 24, 2008 (4:29 pm)
Thanks for the advice. I eased into, everything fine with the timing belt. Decided to pull motor and found a spun rod bearing on #1 cylinder. Now if i can found out how to remove timing belt with out losing the timing settings, i will remove the crank and have it turned and install new bearings and put this thing back on the road.
#11714 of 11966 2000 Isuzu Trooper LS
Mar 25, 2008 (8:02 am)
The passenger power seat stopped working where the driver seat works fine. Any ideas if it has its' own fuse or what could be the problem?
#11715 of 11966 Re: 2000 Isuzu Trooper LS [dmitryc]
Mar 25, 2008 (4:18 pm)
Check the connection under the seat where the electrics plug in.
#11716 of 11966 2001 trooper transmission hose size
Mar 29, 2008 (2:24 pm)
does anyone know the size of the rubber hose that connects from the steel lines to the radiator. need to buy but dont want to take off line till I have one