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Forum: Volkswagen Today, 01:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 467
Posted By Koos Best
1,2 ton op die bak en dieselfde op die treiler. ...

1,2 ton op die bak en dieselfde op die treiler.
Die skokbrekers het nie gehou nie, maar die firestone air helpers werk uitstekend, pomp hulle net tot 450 kpa en dit dra gewig uitstekend wanneer ek...
Forum: Land Rover Today, 01:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 757
Posted By Koos Best
X 100000000000000000'S TIMES This is the best...

X 100000000000000000'S TIMES
This is the best product on the market, you can fix turbo pipes,water pipes, join electrical wires, fix ht leads and repair broken D3 air suspension pipe.
The repairs...
Forum: General (non vehicle/technical) 4x4 Discussions 05-07-15, 06:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,417
Posted By Koos Best
Thank you chaps, you are exactly the majority of...

Thank you chaps, you are exactly the majority of car buyers I like.
You dont want the best electronics in cars , but have all electronic gadgets in your possession and usually drive the newest of...
Forum: Volkswagen 04-07-15, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 467
Posted By Koos Best
Ek het dit ook gebruik, maar nie baie suksesvol...

Ek het dit ook gebruik, maar nie baie suksesvol nie, myne het begin lek.
Volgens Jochi was dit te ligte diens vir my voertuig, Jochi het toe goedgunstelik vervang met die lugsakke.
Maw ek het die...
Forum: Land Rover 02-07-15, 06:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,206
Posted By Koos Best
The wonder of traction control in motion

The wonder of traction control in motion
Forum: General (non vehicle/technical) 4x4 Discussions 02-07-15, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,471
Posted By Koos Best
Whats important to park on the side of the...

Whats important to park on the side of the gameviewing and always keep a lane open
Rember at a sight move over even if you are now in the wrong side of the road as long you are on the sighting side...
Forum: Land Rover 28-06-15, 03:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By Koos Best
Sorry to hear Sarge. The gauge wont register...

Sorry to hear Sarge.
The gauge wont register because there was sudden water loss, the gauge to read needs to be submersed in the coolant.
The expansion bottle will stay full , and wont register a...
Forum: Land Rover 26-06-15, 07:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,235
Posted By Koos Best
The big differences are Hitachi vs AMK. Hitachi...

The big differences are Hitachi vs AMK.
Hitachi , full servicable
AMK isn't

So I prefer the Hitachi, keep it serviced every 48 mths, new silica gel, new valve kit, very cheap DIY job.
Forum: Volkswagen 24-06-15, 03:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,968
Posted By Koos Best
Mooi Johan , SNAP!!! I also find ,if there...

Mooi Johan , SNAP!!!

I also find ,if there is more power at lower refs like pull away etc.
The turbo's will spool quicker I think.
Sound, I hardly notice any difference on mine with the straight...
Forum: Volkswagen 22-06-15, 09:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 467
Posted By Koos Best
I manually increase and decrease, at the garages...

I manually increase and decrease, at the garages or use a 12v pump.
It has got schrader valve (tyre valve), so I pump and measure with a gauge.
I carry over a ton and toe a trailer over a ton,...
Forum: Volkswagen 21-06-15, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By Koos Best
Used mine on the beach today, it floats on the...

Used mine on the beach today, it floats on the sand , deflated to 120 kpa and never seemed to struggle even going back off the beach over high sand dune.
Forum: Volkswagen 21-06-15, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 467
Posted By Koos Best
Hi , I have just fitted Firestone air helper...

Hi , I have just fitted Firestone air helper springs from Gremeltech Cpt.

I needed this, because I load timber and cargo at work, and when on holiday I have a slide on camper.

This is a very...
Forum: Volkswagen 20-06-15, 07:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,968
Posted By Koos Best
Johan, there is no wires or sensors at the...

Johan,
there is no wires or sensors at the catalytic converter, just a normal cat.
My vehicle engine management don't even know the cat is gone.

I am glad I have done it, cats are the biggest...
Forum: Volkswagen 19-06-15, 08:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,968
Posted By Koos Best
Decatted my BiTdi today Went to exhaust shop...

Decatted my BiTdi today
Went to exhaust shop and cut the cat out, welded in a straight pipe, job went very quick and smooth
Drove it and gave it stick for 30 min
No errors at all, car seems to...
Forum: Volkswagen 19-06-15, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By Koos Best
My camper totally different, its a slide on...

My camper totally different, its a slide on camper based on Australian designs and my own experience camping.
Forum: Volkswagen 19-06-15, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By Koos Best
Just got back from the exhaust guys, mine has got...

Just got back from the exhaust guys, mine has got the snip.
Removed the Cat.
Busy installing 2 x Firestone air bellows for back suspension.
Forum: Land Rover 15-06-15, 07:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,214
Posted By Koos Best
It's also an urban legend that they last so...

It's also an urban legend that they last so long.::)::)::)

I have a friend that serviced his L/C 105 at the agents
His bill came just short of R 30 000.00 , that was for a lube service and new...
Forum: Land Rover 11-06-15, 08:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,235
Posted By Koos Best
Why I say go for a ZF 8 psd. The zf 6 Spd...

Why I say go for a ZF 8 psd.

The zf 6 Spd doesnt have a good torque converter, by saying that it is not as good as the 8 spd.Check the forums, like BMW, FORD etc etc,

Why do you want to...
Forum: Volkswagen 11-06-15, 11:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,968
Posted By Koos Best
Well I am the opposite, knowing that a previous...

Well I am the opposite, knowing that a previous owner has done that, he was doing it for the benefit of both turbo's, so that they free spool more without any back pressure from a blocked or old cat.
Forum: Volkswagen 11-06-15, 10:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,968
Posted By Koos Best
@ Johan Re. Cat So I can just cut out the...

@ Johan

Re. Cat
So I can just cut out the cat and weld in a straight piece of pipe?
No engine faults etc?

Re EGR
If you remove the gear inside the EGR ,will it stop sending the exhaust...
Forum: Volkswagen 10-06-15, 07:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,968
Posted By Koos Best
Does anybody know of whom in this forum have...

Does anybody know of whom in this forum have decatted their BiTdi CFCA engines in the Amarok'ss or T5 kombi's..
I have googled, looked all over but cannot find a lot of info re the post.


Can I...
Forum: Land Rover 07-06-15, 08:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,235
Posted By Koos Best
Yes D4 is an improvement , otherwise why bother...

Yes D4 is an improvement , otherwise why bother to call it 4

My D3 built 2005 is very reliable, run like a Swiss watch, and I have full confidence in it.
Would love a D4 , but will drive my D3...
Forum: Northern Cape 05-06-15, 08:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 678
Posted By Koos Best
Hondeklip baai, must be the worst camp site on...

Hondeklip baai, must be the worst camp site on the Westcoast, try a farmstay or something else in that area
Walked around there in January in the camp site, not a soul there, in the holidays....
Forum: Volkswagen 04-06-15, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By Koos Best
Hi , just bought one. Am 95% complete with a...

Hi , just bought one.

Am 95% complete with a slide on camper, will post pics within the month.

Bought it through my business.

I especially went for this for its size, 4 wheel drive...
Forum: Land Rover 04-06-15, 11:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,331
Posted By Koos Best
Yes that's the stuff , self fusing tape. We...

Yes that's the stuff ,
self fusing tape.
We mended a D3 pipe , and it worked for 3 week period, without a leak , until pipe was replaced.It was the air pipe to the rear of the vehicle going to the...
Forum: Land Rover 03-06-15, 05:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,331
Posted By Koos Best
I had a similar break down. Pipe burned through...

I had a similar break down.
Pipe burned through , because of wiring from trailer short circuit ted and were lying over the air pipe.

Luckily we had silicone tape , awesome stuff, wrapped it...
Forum: Volkswagen 03-06-15, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 948
Posted By Koos Best
Thx Got sorted at Ace.

Thx
Got sorted at Ace.
Forum: Volkswagen 01-06-15, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 948
Posted By Koos Best
I am also looking for front seats for my T5...

I am also looking for front seats for my T5 Transporter.
I would like to replace the passenger bench seat with a single seat.
Caravelle seats will be 1t class, but Kombi seat will do.

But

I...
Forum: Land Rover 01-06-15, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By Koos Best
I personally like the Hitachi compressors more. ...

I personally like the Hitachi compressors more.
They are completely serviceable, while the AMK aint.

My experience is , you must hear it and ALSO the fart must be very audible as well, then you...
Forum: Environmental & Conservation Projects & Causes 28-05-15, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By Koos Best
Its bad bad news. The Moz Ellies are just about...

Its bad bad news.
The Moz Ellies are just about decimated, and all that horns are ex Kruger.
Well done to Moz police!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Land Rover 22-05-15, 01:56 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,030
Posted By Koos Best
Hi George, do you know what they charge for a...

Hi George, do you know what they charge for a complete rebuild?
Forum: Land Rover 21-05-15, 08:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,124
Posted By Koos Best
Looks good, will velgro stick to that cover? If...

Looks good, will velgro stick to that cover? If so will be nice to make canvas bags with velgro that hold your binocs , books documents etc that you can store on the dash on a trip
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