Originally Posted by javelinadave
I have a 2.5l NA diesel that I'm about to pull. Only a 15 hp difference and way more reliable. PM me your contact info if you are interested. I'm located in Phoenix. Dave
I'd go with a good NA unit until you have the money and can drop in a 200-300tdi
A friend of mine runs a land rover / range rover specialty repair shop. Based on his experience, they are capable of stopping anywhere, anytime, at any cost.
I don't know about the brakes, only their unreliability.