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    Re: T Cross anyone?

    Francois,
    Where do you buy, RSA or Europe ??

    If RSA, why don't you consider T-Roc with 1.4L engine and ​conventional​ 8-speed A/T ??

    I am worried about DSG reliability.
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    Re: Replacing the ML

    I must say, after your above quote, I did not expect your final choice of a Jaguar.:D

    Which model did you purchase, and new / used ??

    And enjoy.
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    Re: Vivo shape Polo radio question

    Francois,
    In Jan 2012 (10yrs) I bought my VW Polo (not Vivo) Sedan, which was fitted with a VW RCD210 radio,
    which was without memory cards or Bluetooth!
    I wanted memory cards!!

    In February...
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    Re: Cleaning brake dust off of rims

    By MIDAS gekoop ???
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    Re: Amarok Auto 4motion Driveline Oils

    I wanted to replace my auto gearbox oil at 120K, but then I was told according to VW the gearbox is sealed/filled "for Life".
    Now, immediately the question comes up, what is the meaning of "for...
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    Re: Amarok Side steps / Rock sliders

    Hein,
    Ground clearance under the sides of the vehicle yes,
    BUT the Ladder Frame Cross-Member(s) and Fuel Tank is still just lower than the Stofpad Sliders.
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    Re: Amarok indie in George/Mossel Bay

    Johann Visser,
    Ek kry nie M&M Motors op Google nie ??
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    Re: VW indie in Stellenbosch

    Thank you for the info.

    From bad experience in Gauteng, I shy away from VW dealers.
    And, it is more bad workmanship (and lack of knowledge), not so much price.

    Now my brother's daughter has...
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    VW indie in Stellenbosch

    Does anybody know of a good VW indie in Stellenbosch ??
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    Re: Amarok indie in George/Mossel Bay

    Hammer,
    Yes, I have been previously advised to go to Tuinroete Motors.
    Talk to Salo van Zyl.

    I will take my Amarok to them for a service, within the next month.
  11. Thread: DSG gearbox

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    Re: DSG gearbox

    Sorry, I meant VW T-Roc.

    8-speed Tiptronic vs 7-speed DSG.
  12. Thread: DSG gearbox

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    Re: DSG gearbox

    Francois,
    I kind of have the same problem as you.
    I don't trust DSG, CVT seems to be reliable but I don't like the way they drive.

    We had a Golf 4 Auto for 15 years and 300+ Kkm, never a...
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    Re: Bush Lapa Service

    I cannot understand why it is required to service caravan bearings so often !!

    I bought my Miskruier in Feb 2015.
    Botswana at 7K.
    At the 10K service at BL Pretoria, the left bearing was blue...
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    Re: Amarok Auto and Torsen Centre Diff

    I am also used to Disco-2 where you really need some revs for traction control to work.
    I did give some revs on trolley-jack, although I did not floor it, for obvious reasons.

    Various sources...
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    Re: Bush Lapa mods

    Velcro:
    Glue a square piece to the awning "roof".
    Cable Tie a larger piece to the plastic end to fit like a "glove".
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    Re: Bush Lapa owners list

    Thanks, George.

    Can you please add "Reebok" as my suburb?

    BUT, I am not an expert on Excel; I don't think you included the first (BL #) column in the sorting range ??
    If one sort on towns, the...
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    Re: Bush Lapa owners list

    Ek kyk seker oor my ore, maar waar kan mens die spreadsheet sien??
    Ek het hom al in die lang verlede afgelaai.

    Verander asseblief:
    394 Benoni >> Mosselbaai / Mossel Bay

    Dankie.
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    Re: Ons nuwe ryhuis in wording.....

    Elize,
    Ek volg in spanning.
    MAAR, ek is baie nuuskierig !!

    Wil jy nie vir ons 'n baie rowwe bo-aansig (plan) skets maak, wat aandui waar bed, badkamer, yskas, stoof, tafel, ........., is nie; ...
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    Re: Bush Lapa general discussions

    Krummelpap,
    Ek betaal R125pm vir my BL (verseker vir R200K) by Santam, via BellRyck.
    Reeds 20jr by BellRyck.

    Het reeds 2 keer in die verlede kwotasie by Outsurance gekry, maar kon nie wesenlik...
  20. Toyota Hilux 2.7 PETROL 1999-2004 FUSE Box Please

    A friend of mine's Fuse Box on a Toyota Hilux 2.7 PETROL 2004 (1999-2004 model range), burnt out completely.

    Does anybody know where one can find one to replace, scrap yard, or ???

    Thank you.
  21. Re: VW Mechanic / Expert Mossel Bay - George

    Ek het nie nou 'n dringende probleem nie, maar sal hom besoek om kennis te maak.
    Probleme kom maar skielik.
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    Re: My Amarok Thread

    Battery ruil:

    Willem,
    Dankie vir die video, jammer ek kom nou eers terug.
    Maar, ons kon skielik trek vanaf Gauteng na Mosselbaai omgewing, so dit was baie dol, eintlik doller as dol !!
    Sien...
  23. Re: VW Mechanic / Expert Mossel Bay - George

    Dankie !!!
  24. VW Mechanic / Expert Mossel Bay - George

    Anybody knows of private VW Mechanics / Experts in the Mossel Bay - George area ??
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    Re: My Amarok Thread

    Willem,
    Will it be possible to post a video about replacing a battery on an Amarok?
    I am not that mechanically handy, and it seems to be a bit difficult.
    I attach a picture of my battery setup.
    ...
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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    Plunger,

    Rooibos tea and/or Lennons Cramp Drops (?) (Kramp Druppels).

    Hope it helps ??
  27. Re: Reliable Moving company - Pretoria to Cape Town

    Ek sekondeer Albertinia hierbo, en dan ook Afriworld.

    Nie kennis van Kaapstad nie, en hang ook af van tyd van die maand.
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    Re: lighter socket

    According to my info:

    Fuse 43: 25A
    - Electric socket -U-
    - Cigarette lighter -U1-

    Fuse 46: 25A
    - 12V socket 2 -U18-
    - 12V socket 3 -U19-
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    Re: Amarok Seikel Bash Plate give away

    Dit lyk of Hanno dit neem.
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    Amarok Seikel Bash Plate give away

    I am doing less serious off-road stuff and the original bash plate makes it easier to change oil; I have decided to again fit the original bash plate.

    So, if somebody is interested in a Seikel...
  31. Re: Amarok Models and Auto with different fuse box

    Sent you an email.
  32. Re: Amarok Models and Auto with different fuse box

    According to a print-out I got long ago from VW:

    On your photo (my fuse lay-out is very similar):
    Top fuse (no. 43) (25A) in Third Vertical Row from Right, is for "Cigarette lighter -U1".
    (Fuse...
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    Re: Amarok gearbox overheating

    I do not know what the positions of the Gearbox, Main and Air-con radiators are, but check for blocking by grass and feathers between the radiators.

    My brother's 250+ K Km Isuzu had a overheating...
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    Re: VW 507 spec oil

    Ravenol in Cape Town, they courier country wide.

    They have VMP SAE 5W-30.

    I now paid R1 775 for 3x 5 Lit, delivered; for a very similar priced oil, VPD SAE 5W-40.
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    Re: Sport or drive when towing

    On my Auto Amarok there is also about no engine braking, so I will often put the box in manual on down-hill passes while towing my caravan,
    to save the brakes.
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