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  1. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    Yip. I checed the boot as best as I could but without taking the F1 style rim out - didn't think anything that big could get down there. You are correctthough - sorry Rola
  2. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Okay, the latest is that I went yesterday afternoon to McCarthy VW in Parow. Spoke to Ferdie – what a difference in attitude and willingness to assist compared to Barons Bellville. Took the car into...
  3. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Thanks Karoo Klong for taking the time to get clarity from your friend.
    Whilst I do appreciate that it is all about charging/billing every hour (and minute), they have certainly lost me as a client....
  4. Thread: Treg Owners

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    I’m so upset right now:mad:. Swambo’s Treg has a screw wedged into the rear tyre. I went to Tiger Wheel and Tyre to check it out – received brilliant service. Undo all the nuts just to find out that...
  5. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Did you manage t sort your battery ou? I have a similar problem (2011 V6) but I've heard of prices of R8,000+. I really hope that "ordinary" batteries are avaiable.Kind regardsEdwin
  6. Re: My new to me LC150 4.0V6 VX - so many questions!

    Yip, my experience is the same. It’s actually terrible and a bit unsettling as it attempts to straighten the Pardo whilst going around a bend - -could be dangerous if you are not concentrating.
  7. Re: My new to me LC150 4.0V6 VX - so many questions!

    Strange, my book states 150L.
    Funny thing is that when my wife does the school run the consumption is about 5.8 – 6.5km whilst when I do it I get 7.0km/L. I have tried to “coach” them that with an...
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    Re: Prado Navigation (useless)

    Yes, the speed control is not perfect, especially when it kicks back 2 gears into 3rd trying to maintain the speed. What I have tried successfully when speed control is activated and approaching a...
  9. Re: My new to me LC150 4.0V6 VX - so many questions!

    Did you manage to set the "auto door lock" using the Techstream TIS software?
    Thanks and kind regards
    Edwin
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    Re: Nog sulke Prados?

    Hi MikeWat was die rede vir die gloeilampe vervang (upgrade?) ? My een gloeilamp "vibreer" so bietjie - Toyota sê dit kos sowat R1,000 een - -is dit korrek?DankieEdwin
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    Re: Prado Engine Mystery

    Net ‘n regstelling – die FJ het vir een-of-ander rede nooit met 202kW uitgekom maar slegs 200kW. Nie seker wat die rede hiervoor was nie…..
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    Re: Prado Engine Mystery

    Net ‘n regstelling – die FJ het vir een-of-ander rede nooit met 202kW uitgekom maar skegs 200kW. Nie seker wat die rede hiervoor was nie…..
  13. Re: My new to me LC150 4.0V6 VX - so many questions!

    Pirelli Scorpion ATR 265/60/R18 110T M+S. I am now on 45,000 and I gues there is at least another 20-30k left. Will I buy it again - most definitely yes. It was one of the cheaper options but it was...
  14. My new to me LC150 4.0V6 VX - so many questions!

    Ha ha R600+ sparkplug!. Check my invoice of3 weeks ago – R2,192.As far as fuel consumption goes, long distance I average between 7.8km/l and 8.3 km/l. In town 6.5-7.0km/L (I prefer the km/l rearding...
  15. Thread: Treg Owners

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    No idea although it sounds like it
  16. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Yes, I also noticed it. It is almost as if the noise is coming via the speakers. Not sure if it was intended….
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    Re: Snake encounter

    I encountered a snake 2 years ago when camping. I was told to use "Jay's Fluid". We diluted it slightly into a R10 spray bottle and sprayed the outside of our tent. Not sure if this really...
  18. Thread: Treg Owners

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    That T3 is at a very good price. It also includes air syspension.
  19. Thread: Treg Owners

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    I have the same issue when cold cranking. The stop/start also does not work during short trips – only long distances. Is your stop/start also affected?
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    Re: Simonstown Naval Practice

    Without accusing the ex-conscripts of being too negative, can you honestly feel safe and secure and with confidence that our NDF is in a good position to protect our country (and it’s borders) as per...
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    Re: Simonstown Naval Practice

    Why was the army vehicles on the beach in the first place? Driving on the beach is outlawed and against the law. Just try driving with your 4x4 close to the beach - it will be confiscated and you...
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    Re: Prado 150 V6 Performance

    Would this not jeopardize the functionality when driving off-road in dusty conditions? - Kind regards Edwin
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    Re: 150 vx prado agterdeur stof vreeslik

    Yes it is true - to pressurise the cabin. Always allow circulation.
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    Re: Post a Photo of your Camping Setup

    Hi, I have the same Bialetti (8 cup). I bought the stainless steel one so that I can also use it on my Induction stove. Awesome set-up - very jealous. Krgds Edwin
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    Re: Conqueror Fan Club

    I used a stabilizer on my Commander. Although the rig is normally very stable without it, it’s when things go wrong when you really need it. It saved me once traveling to Tankwa when the water tanks...
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    Re: Hemi trade for Pajero 3.2DID

    Eish, If fuel consumption ess the only criteria but would definitely not swop the Jeep. Depending how much you drive the fuel bill is not going to be that huge. I guess you are getting about 6.5 km/l...
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    Re: Prado 4L power on hills

    I have the 2012 V6. I have towed the Commander and now a Penta. Both in the region of 1.6tons. Bear in mind that 4th is the direct drive (1:1) and therefore more ideal for towing. I use “manual” and...
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    Re: Advise on property in Western Cape

    Not sure why some are saying no to Burgundy. Both of my brother's kids live there (bought).The property prices have already escalated by 30%+. So it is a good investment. Seems to be a “young”area....
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    Re: Prado 150 V6 Performance

    Neem in ag dat die 5de rat uitsluitlik 'n "over-drive" is en by 120km/h is daar nie veel "trek-vermoë" nie. Ek vind eintlik dat die Prado beter ry teen 130km/h+, dit is dan nader aan sy "torque"...
  30. Thread: Prado 150 V6

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    Re: Prado 150 V6

    The wife drives it during the week. Short distances forschool trips etc: 5.5 – 6.5km/l.
    On regulary trips to Mosselbay, towing a high cube Venter, Ialways average 7.8km/l travelling at national...
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    12 volt lights

    Hi All
    I’m following this tread with a lot of interest and got methinking: I already have 2x80W panels on the roof + Steca controller, in theoryI can use this for outside lighting at my home (garden...
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    Re: Jeep - something for nothing

    Jeep TJ towbar and Mopar boot box. Make me an offer. Cape Town Northern Suburbs. Call or Whatsapp Andre 0826593022
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    Re: Snow close to cape town

    Unfortunately forgot to put the rain meter up yesterday [emoji17] but there was constant rain throughout the night.
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    Re: Snow close to cape town

    Good morning everyone, after all the rain last night, any chances of snow somewhere?

    Thanks and kind regards
    Edwin
  35. Re: Prado 150: Folding mirror module + auto locking doors

    Hi Amilo
    Please refer confirmation. This looks like the correctmodule then.
    Once we have the total number let us know what the next steps are.

    Thanks and kind regards
    Edwin
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