2018 Navigator getting 6th set of Cam Phasers.

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You are the first person on this forum that has a manufacture date after April 2019 who has had the cam phaser issue. Are you sure it is the cam phaser and not the turbo waste gate.
Whoa - excellent stats, Wake. I'm hoping that pans out for future posts. [my 2020 KR mfg date is October of 2019]
 

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Fwiw, I saw mention of Toyota.

I test drove a Tundra in my frustration last week.... my god what a downgrade it would be. The Ecoboost has absolutely ruined my opinion of an NA V8 engine and the way it behaves. There were slight uphill grades that this truck would down shift at normal cruising speed and be at 4000rpms. I actually jokingly said to this salesman at one point "this thing sounds like its going to blow up". His response was it will last 300k miles. Maybe... lol. I love taking 4% grade hills at 75-80mph at 2300rpms, it behaves so tame.

I'm like so many on this forum that have dealt with this cam phaser issue, frustrated as hell but show me a better vehicle out there. A Tahoe?... no thanks. Perhaps with the update of the tundra to TTV6 the Sequoia won't be far behind?
 

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Fwiw, I saw mention of Toyota.

I test drove a Tundra in my frustration last week.... my god what a downgrade it would be. The Ecoboost has absolutely ruined my opinion of an NA V8 engine and the way it behaves. There were slight uphill grades that this truck would down shift at normal cruising speed and be at 4000rpms. I actually jokingly said to this salesman at one point "this thing sounds like its going to blow up". His response was it will last 300k miles. Maybe... lol. I love taking 4% grade hills at 75-80mph at 2300rpms, it behaves so tame.

I'm like so many on this forum that have dealt with this cam phaser issue, frustrated as hell but show me a better vehicle out there. A Tahoe?... no thanks. Perhaps with the update of the tundra to TTV6 the Sequoia won't be far behind?
We are adding a Toyota Land Cruiser to our fleet but mainly for its off road prowess. While it’s head and shoulders above a Tundra I’m under no allusions about the out dated tech when compared to our Navigator. When performing as designed the 3.5 Ecoboost is marvelous, but the Land Cruiser will be here long after I’m gone and even longer past my Navigator.
 

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We are adding a Toyota Land Cruiser to our fleet but mainly for its off road prowess. While it’s head and shoulders above a Tundra I’m under no allusions about the out dated tech when compared to our Navigator. When performing as designed the 3.5 Ecoboost is marvelous, but the Land Cruiser will be here long after I’m gone and even longer past my Navigator.
It's going to be tough to beat the reliability and capabilities off road of a LC. I came from a 4runner that I did some pretty extreme stuff in and it never missed a beat.

Isn't the new LC coming with a TTV6... but not being sold in the US if I'm not mistaken.
 

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It's going to be tough to beat the reliability and capabilities off road of a LC. I came from a 4runner that I did some pretty extreme stuff in and it never missed a beat.

Isn't the new LC coming with a TTV6... but not being sold in the US if I'm not mistaken.
Yes, you are correct on the power plant. The Lexus version will continue to be sold here in the states, likely with the same power plant mated with some hybrid motors. I’m glad to have gotten the naturally aspirated V8… last of the Mohicans.
 
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