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    Re: After ten years in a shed. . .

    Thanks Surfer!

    This could be correct to a degree, the previous owner said it was used by the military to patrol cutlines between borders, so I can see how that story got befuddled through broken...
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    Re: After ten years in a shed. . .

    Please that would be fantastic.

    I will also try track down the previous owner and ask him a few questions, apparently he knows some history.

    Thanks very much Surfer!
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    Re: After ten years in a shed. . .

    Well that would be amazing history. . .
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    Re: After ten years in a shed. . .

    So I got a call from Rudi at 7 Landies today.

    They threw in some new plugs, manually turned the engine to get the oil flowing, the oils all look clear after ten years, which is amazing and she...
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    Re: What are you braaing tomorrow?

    Kudu fillet from the farm and some Karoo Seekat
  6. Re: The 2.4 Hilux Revo SRX GD-6 Double Cab Thread

    I have the manual and my FIL has the auto, both are awesome vehicles, I can't complain at all. I am very happy with every aspect of it, accept Toyota's typical shenanigans.

    The auto is nice, its...
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    Re: After ten years in a shed. . .

    Wasnt that the G6 Denel made?
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    Re: After ten years in a shed. . .

    I think I am going to restore her back to the SADF brown for sure.
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    Re: After ten years in a shed. . .

    Just got some workshop pics! Pretty happy with how good the chassis looks from this photographic inspection of limited access. Any thoughts and suggestions?

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    Re: After ten years in a shed. . .

    Awesome, thanks Jelo, thats very cool to find out.

    I will get hold of the first Civvy owner and see what he says, apparently he knows a lot about its history.
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    Re: After ten years in a shed. . .

    Jelo, they pulled her out of the garage today, and I got this image. You can see they painted the green over a brown paint with where the trim is removed.

    Not sure with the light if thats the...
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    Re: Hilux Trade and Retail values

    Excellent advice, thanks very much I will do so. Its still a "new" toyota, so I think thats the right way to go. Good luck on your hunt, hope you find what you are looking for.
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    Re: Hilux Trade and Retail values

    Thanks Caracal, thats great to hear - stoked you got that price. Its been a fantastic vehicle, I was wondering if I should trade it in for a newer second hand model with service plan, or whether to...
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    Re: Hilux Trade and Retail values

    I asked Toyota for a trade in price on my 2017 SRX D/C 4x4 GD6 2,4 with 80k Kms - with upgraded sound, canopy, rubberising, Mikem suspension - The answer. R280k.

    I was honestly disappointed, and...
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    Re: Amarok Limp mode

    Lack of driving and too much driving are lame excuses for a car thats meant to do exactly that.
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    Re: After ten years in a shed. . .

    Exactly, I am no expert, and I am too young to have been in the army, but as far as I understand, it was a tiny light that allowed you to follow a lead car without using your headlights, therefore...
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    Re: After ten years in a shed. . .

    They are a little hidden light in between the two lights you describe. I dont know much about them at all, I have heard the modern ones are infrared.
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    Re: After ten years in a shed. . .

    Thanks Jelo, its been a bit nervewrecking not being able to see it in person, I have no idea of the chassis, but its a good base for a project.

    I do need to repaint it - Its the old light beige...
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    Re: After ten years in a shed. . .

    Jelo, here is the image from CalVIN.

    No idea how accurate it is though.

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    After ten years in a shed. . .

    Forgive me, I am telling anyone who will listen.

    I have been searching for another Series for a long time now, and thought I landed on a lovely Series 2, but unfortunately, the owner sold it the...
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    Re: Goodyear Wrangler AT Adventure options

    Thanks for the reply, what do you suggest? Always interested to hear, and I will need a new set of tires soon either way
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    Re: Goodyear Wrangler AT Adventure options

    After 1 year, my GYW's are over halfway buggered. No punctures yet, but I did expect more lifetime out of them.

    I see a lot of guys are moving to Cooper Discovers. Dont have an opinion on them...
  23. Re: Wildcard online purchase - cluster issue

    We had issues all of last week, the payment went through, but no confirmation, we called them and they sorted it out in ten minutes.
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    Re: Botswana trip

    Personally I would spend the other five nights exploring up to Chobe through some of the other camps. We were there for two weeks and felt like we needed 15 more.
  25. Anyone care for a landy camper project with a twist?

    Have a look, some paint, and you ready to hit the bush.
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    Re: Botswana trip

    How much time do you have in the Khwai area?
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    Re: 12V Battery Question, Again!

    Mine does the same, I see that as the draw of the battery lowering the volts.

    I always turn everything off to see the true battery level, and then learn how much my fridge draws per day when the...
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    Re: Netting of yellow fish

    I do some work for FOSAF, and the plight of yellowfish is becoming increasingly dire.

    The sheer amount of raw sewage being pumped into the Vaal is astonishing - just go spend a days fishing near...
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    Re: Netting of yellow fish

    Its bloody ridiculous, looks like self enrichment, they are just monetising something the community had already sustainably put in place.

    Largies take forever to reach maturity, and will...
  30. Re: Replacing car battery with gate motor batteries

    My first thought is that the space needed for multiple smaller batteries would be more than the space needed for one deep cycle battery of the same size (amp hours wise).

    Personally, I have never...
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    Re: The 3 Fly Fly Box

    Its probably the most versatile wet fly there is, change the size up and you have a bait fish pattern, change the colours and you have an attractor for prospecting, keep it drab and have a natural,...
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    Re: 2.8 GD6 questions

    Does the 2,4 suffer from this problem? I have had any battery issues after 80 000kms.
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    Re: Michel's Pass/Katberg/Devil's Bellows

    Great video, I did the katberg a few months ago and was in low range more than I expected to comfortably get up the steps and throw the broken rocky. Beautiful when you get on top, really scenic.
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    Re: Kambati River Resort

    I used to fish just below there for bass, but I hear carp and barbel are more common in the last decade.
  35. RangeRover Re: Help !!!! Workshops in PE are scared to work on my vehicle.

    Dont bolts stretch to spec when torqued down?
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