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  1. Discovery 3 Re: Tyre Size Options - All Terrain - Discovery 3 17" rim size (7J)

    I drive 265/65x17 on my D3
    I like it because it gives a bigger wider footprint for this heavy vehicle , and uses a lot for sandy beach work.

    BUT
    I will not put Genl Grabber on a D3 , their...
  2. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Op jou TERRAIN RESPONSE , in MUD RUTS of in ROCK CRAWL, dit doen magic

    MUD/RUTS Function.
    Engine Management System.
    More progressive throttle map to make it harder to induce wheel spin when...
  3. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Sjoe ouens!
    What is meant by overlanding?
    Doesnt that mean you load your vehicle to the brim with camping gear and loved ones and travel off the beaten tracks into the Kalahari, Namib, Kaoakoland...
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    Re: Amatikulu Nature Reserve

    Give it a mis, rather use Umlalazi in Mtunzini.Good trails, birdlife and boating and SAFE SAFE SAFE
    Prawn shack is also no more , moved to Mtunzini and closed down
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    Re: Discovery 3 fog lamps

    Hi , have just replaced a shattered Freelander 2 fog light same as in D3 and D4
    Got it from Accessories Spares in Durban.
    Took a light and compared it to others
    Exactly the same as Nissan np200...
  6. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    The new Defender will look nice with this OEM bullbar
    I had one on my D3 , swopped it for an ARB, only afterwards realised, that you cant remove headlights as easily and the grill as with the OEM...
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    Re: Is this it?

    Defender 85 hp more
    The 4 door model , doesnt matter the engine
    Its 4 doors Bronco vs 110 Def
    2 dr Bronco vs 90 Def the same

    Info , nice comparison, new Bronco vs new Wrangler vew Defender...
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    Re: Is this it?

    Found some info re Bronco vs Defender

    Towing
    Bronco 3500 pounds
    Defender 8201 pounds

    Cargo Volume
    Bronco 4 door: 77.6 sq ft
    Defender 110: 78.8 sq ft
  9. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    The Defender has got a much better pay load.
    American vehicles , have NO payload, you can only pack for a weekend , not 2 weeks.Maybe the Bronco is different.
    Will like to know the payload...
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    Re: Transporter Project advice.

    How is your wind noise , I have terrible resonance on mine.
    Front runner as well fitted on my double cab, and the table also makes a terrible rattle noise if experiencing a side wind.
    Please can...
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    Re: VW T5.1 EGR Blank via ECU

    There is coolant in the pipe,flowing through the module your vehicle just doesnt use the EGR valve, but I highly recommend to blank the openings,if corrosion happens inside the coolant gets into the...
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    Re: VW T5.1 EGR Blank via ECU

    Yes, you can
    But, remap it out of the ecu and blank the coolant pipes, as mentioned in previous posts
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    Re: Transporter Project advice.

    https://relleum.design/media/image/product/45/md/zyklonfilter-system-t52.jpg
    https://relleum.design/media/image/product/45/md/zyklonfilter-system-t52~2.jpg...
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    Re: Transporter Project advice.

    Nice , now you need mudflaps , that front wheels makes that vehicle so dirty , and when people climb in and out their pants scuff the sides and they full of mud.

    ...
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    Re: D3 TDV6 - What a monster tow vehicle!

    That is why for years it won the best towing vehicle all over the world.
    I only tow with mine , off road trailer and I use mine extensively on the beach, I have to tow 4 kms on sand to get to the...
  16. Discovery 2: Re: Local offroad wheels that fit Discovery 2

    I drive Land Rover D3 and a VW T5 Transporter
    They have exactly the same pcd
    The VW kombi. / transporter have 16 and 17 "rims as well that I am sure will work on a D2 or some VW rims
  17. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Nice, holes for a highlift jack point, and to bolt on other aftermarket bumpers and accessories
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    Re: Is this it?

    The new Defender is obviously like some will tell you a POS.

    But I think the designers looked at how to make it into a most capable 4wd x far, safety were non negotiable , comfort and ergonomical...
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    Re: Is this it?

    Fact, roll it or even a small accident and you dead and your family
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    Re: Is this it?

    Price is exorbitant high, have to admit
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    Re: Is this it?

    Obviously reading some comments about how this new Defender is a moms taxi, soft roader, mall crawler etc, the info from Land Rover is not correct.

    The extreme monocoque chassis, is not up to it,...
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    They are more economical than Toyotas V8 D4d, even when towing in comparison road test done.

    Please Grenadier dont put a Toyota diesel engine in, we need power, not a massive gutless thirsty...
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    Re: Shu Shu Hotsprings

    Yes , we also camped there a few times in the late 70's and early 80's
    We always camped on the big grass patch on the opposite bank.On the other bank on the baths side, had like family old sites,...
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    It is funny how everybody leaves one of the best vehicles out the whole time, in discussions about work horses
    https://img.autotrader.co.za/25196/Crop800x600
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    Discovery 4 Re: Nice Disco 4 video.

    Exactly the model I am looking for., the 2015 spec 8spd , with tracks for Africa as standard on the GPS.
    Just love the looks, and than off course a fantastic tourer, a true real off roader, can load...
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    Re: Is this it?

    Daar is niks so goed soos kompetisie nie!

    I am convinced that within 18 mths(albeit covid 19 time frame)JRL will bring out the commercial versions, much much cheaper entry level models , Hardtops...
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    Just watched the Auto Express video of the Grenadier, love the rubber strip feature on the door, that can move downwards onto that squares you see , to hook on appliances or tools or some camping...
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    @fontuin
    To say Defender is in Touareg class?
    Chalk and cheese, you cant even compare the off road credentials
    Defender is a true pukka off roader
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    It is going to take over 2 yrs before we even see one produced, never mind delivered here down South.
    I think JLR , can take advantage of this, sooner than later have the commercial entry level spec...
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    Re: Is this it?

    The old Hardtop version was very popular here by us.

    Some guys cut a walk trough to the cab instead of one climbing over.
    The Hardtops are 3 seaters, and is actually a pick up with a factory...
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    Re: Is this it?

    I am sure it will come, maybe not 2020 but 2021

    It the same like my Transporter , same as the Kombi , Transporter is a commercial version of the Kombi, therfore my double cab is VAT refundable,...
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    Re: Is this it?

    The web is full of pics of the Hardtop commercial version to be realesed later this year, I see it has got back doors, no 2nd and 3rd row seats which means it is VAT REFUNDABLE...
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    I like !
    The roof gutters, the shape and the retro look and the engine.

    As a Land Rover fan , unlike Toyota guys that tell you they buy Toyota because there is an agent in every dorp, that wont...
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    Re: T6 Transporter BiTdi

    Seikel stated that when you fit their products it carries the full warranty from VW , they even give you a letter that states that that fitting their products will not by any means effect the...
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    Re: Transporter Project advice.

    Nice vehicle.
    Suspension upgrade is essential.
    I will only fit the Seikel front and air bellows from Gremeltech at the rear, it is better than the Seikel coils.
    Please also for a permanent front...
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