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    Discovery 4 Re: What is it with tappet covers?

    Oh right yes that one, so archaic that it had to be discontinued, yes that one that cost thousands of people their jobs because General Motors was busted down to corporal and had to be bailed out....
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    Discovery 4 Re: What is it with tappet covers?

    You are 100% correct but when you are part of the OFC that was the first word that came to mind.
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    Discovery 4 Re: What is it with tappet covers?

    That is a type of comment I would expect from a bi polar wheel tappet.

    That would be referring to most of the top automotive manufacturers in the world. You will note Troll, further down in the...
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    Discovery 4 Re: What is it with tappet covers?

    Absolutely amazing. You are referring to the the Hummer I hope. A derivative of the GM Hum V US military vehicle. The very same vehicle that cost thousands and thousands of young teenagers lives...
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    Discovery 4 Re: What is it with tappet covers?

    This is the third time I have heard about this problem. A month ago a client in Cape Town phoned me to say he was getting restricted performance on his D4 and did I have any idea and did not go into...
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Land Rover here please

    There I was just minding my own business and this dude comes and joins me. We look almost like twins.

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    Re: Safety devices roll cage

    ZAR23k for the cage and then R12k fitment and that was because it was the first time and now all future fitment will be half.


    I dont thing the other cage was or is made out of seamless steam...
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    Safety devices roll cage

    18 months ago my SIL at last got himself back into a Defender and bought a new 2013 RAW Puma 2.2 with 36k kms on the clock. Thats why I say new because it is impeccable and came well kitted out. I...
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    Discovery 4 Re: Stuck in off-road height

    HUH!!!! that is news to me and TOPiX
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    Discovery 4 Re: Stuck in off-road height

    Fixed

    Choose your words wisely, It is hardly worth the effort because the price difference is negligible and the OEM comes with a new relay.
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    Discovery 4 Re: Stuck in off-road height

    Duffield,

    Don't be silly, you of all people know for every action there is a reaction and you need software to fix it.

    Jokes!!!

    The deal is the Hitachi pump has different characteristics to...
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    Discovery 4 Re: Stuck in off-road height

    wvanzyl

    Thank you very much for that and may you have a speedy recovery and get well soon.

    Well I am amazed that is not an uncommon fault and normally that fault drops the suspension so that...
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    Discovery 4 Re: Stuck in off-road height

    Have your diff lock motor checked out. Every time you turn the key on it recycles and latches, key off, cycles and unlatches. Your case you turn the key start and reverse and you diff lock has not...
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    Re: Afrispoor Cheetah

    Hi all
    I passed Frikkie's number onto my very good friend and camping buddy. This is the message I got from him this morning. I am so chuffed

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    Re: Stealers - please stop the thievery!

    Two Words BLOCK EXEMPTION

    Since I started in this industry 15 years ago this government has been promising and threatening to bring it in as law and they just get shut down by the motor industry....
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    Discovery 4 Re: Stuck in off-road height

    I beg to differ, Air suspension faults are very well reported with appropriate fault codes and to know what the cause is would be a great help.

    But we are all digressing now, Land Rover on call...
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    Re: Broken bushwing arm

    Henk

    It has been some time since the original post and the OP has not come back to say the fault was resolved and nor has Jannie come to the forum to explain, after all his company has sold a lot...
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    Re: Sleeping Camping next to the road

    OK that is the bots gate so if that is still open then the Skilpads Hoek the SA border will most likely also be open. 5 years ago right there or close by I hit a donkey in my Disco 3 , the car was a...
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    Re: Sleeping Camping next to the road

    I dont think Skilpads Hoek border post is an all nighter, it used to close at eight or earlier I am not sure. Your best bet would be to sleep at the police station in Zeerust. Any where else would be...
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    Re: Afrispoor Cheetah Optional Extras

    One new mod just been done on my Cheetah is the Hanson geyser. This works like a bomb, dual electric and gas. The hot water is instantaneous and flicksome it gets bleddy hot . Well worth it...
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    Re: Discovery 4 Tyre Advice

    Andre

    I dont think you should be concerned about an extra spare, you are using Cooper Zeons which is perfect for Mabua , but you will need to carry a lot of extra fuel.
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    Re: Puma Overheated

    Mom didn't forget the Wedwo

    Probably just needs a diagnostic reset as the car would still be in limp mode, does the viscous run continually.
    To be safe have an oil test done just to prove that...
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    Re: Afrispoor Cheetah Optional Extras

    AndrewC

    Hi and good morning.
    That is exactly what I did 4 years ago, flew down with Pat my wife six in the morning to Durban hired a car and went to the factory. Sat down with Dave and discussed...
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    Re: Afrispoor Cheetah

    Just done some little mods to my Cheetah OFC copying the new vans being delivered.
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    Gave it a nice wash and wax and packed away in the car port.
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    Re: Afrispoor Cheetah

    Looks very cool. First time I have seen the Bunducube

    My shower is inside the van and based on how many times I have used it is a no brainier to have the shower outside.
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    Re: Land Rover Experience day opening

    Claude
    Hi, I went there for lunch last Sunday, just out of the blue no appointment just to look and see. Awesome they very friendly and we had lunch which was great, very nice steak indeed.
    Marcel...
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    Re: Broken bushwing arm

    Sitting on my hands, it is only fair for the factory or factory representative, Kooskop to respond
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    Re: Serval vs Miskruier

    Thilo
    100% The Imagine trail van was the first of that concept, but the difference here is that Gideon is an absolute gentleman and very true to his word and his order book is always full because...
  29. Discovery 4 Re: Disco 4 - Is it worth the headache to look at buying one

    Thanks for that.
    My story came from a very personal friends of mine whose Disco 4 was unscathed and they noticed that there was another Disco 4 still in its parked position.
    They were stranded at...
  30. Discovery 4 Re: Disco 4 - Is it worth the headache to look at buying one

    Grips
    Hi
    sorry I just saw you and Fluffy having a discussion and assumed it was Land Rover air suspension so I made an ass out of me and not u. A little bit of general knowledge is useful.
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    [QUOTE=Dirk;4141285]Maybe Peter can confirm, but if I remember right the D3/D4's nanny system will lower the suspension to access mode for many other errors, so at a glance your immediate thought...
  32. Discovery 4 Re: Disco 4 - Is it worth the headache to look at buying one

    Grips.
    I need to clear up something about the LC's, first you being at Kathu means it is all about mining, correct , that because of the high population of LC's. What you have omitted to say is that...
  33. Discovery 4 Re: Disco 4 - Is it worth the headache to look at buying one

    Grips
    Hi there I do not know where you are getting your information from because it is not entirely correct if not at all.
    Please allow me to answer you, The one and only Botswana recovery in my...
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    Re: Discover your Discovery

    Zapiture

    Is this a new car and is it still under motor plan, I have never seen this before and it is bugging me.

    I have a spare sat nav memory card that we can use to swop out or alternatively...
  35. Discovery 4 Re: Disco 4 - Is it worth the headache to look at buying one

    The beauty of owning a D3/D4 is that when you have finished with it you can always sell it off to be recycled and do roaring business with the farmers.

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