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    Re: Caravan Road Worthy West Rand

    Morning Duncan

    Thank you, I gave them a call, unfortunately, they don't seem to do it any more and referred me to a place in Chamdor?

    David
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    Caravan Road Worthy West Rand

    Hi All,

    So we took the plunge on Saturday and we are now the very happy owners of a new to us Gypsey Rhapsody (2008 model)!

    Any recommendations as to a reputable roadworthy centrer in the West...
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    Re: Air suspension opinion

    Hi Sam

    I am also interested in air helpers (go inside the coil), have you received any quotes as to purchase and installation (or is this DIY'able)

    David
  4. Re: Carport/Paving/Building Contractor Recommendation West Rand

    Thank Jouko! Will give them a call!
  5. Carport/Paving/Building Contractor Recommendation West Rand

    Hi

    Are there any recommendations for contractors that will service the West Rand in JHB?

    I have a project which has the below basic requirements
    Paving - 63m2
    Carport - 35m2
    Building - Small...
  6. Re: Recommended Campsites With Playgrounds Within 3 Hours of JHB

    Hi Morne

    Unfortunately, you are quite right! My initial expectation seems to have been a bit off! :-[ There are places available, but understandably they have the essentials - which is also ok;...
  7. Re: Recommended Campsites With Playgrounds Within 3 Hours of JHB

    Thanks Mark it does look great!
  8. Re: Recommended Campsites With Playgrounds Within 3 Hours of JHB

    Thank you Drikus & Leon!
  9. Re: Recommended Campsites With Playgrounds Within 3 Hours of JHB

    Brilliant! Thank you!
  10. Recommended Campsites With Playgrounds Within 3 Hours of JHB

    Hi All!

    I have been searching the web and the likes of this forum, CaravansSA, CaravanParks.com etc and was looking for recommendations from the forum as to "family friendly" caravan parks that...
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    Re: Isuzu D-Max 250 Offers

    Thank All!

    I did read a new model is imminent, I havent found any details in terms of new engines, is it a facelift?

    David

    Edit just found this...
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    Isuzu D-Max 250 Offers

    Hi,

    Has anybody else noticed the massive discounts (in the order of R80k) available to fleet customers only on a number of the dealer portals, CMH, SuperGroup, Williams Hunt etc.

    They are also...
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    Re: Dealer Caravan Stock

    Hi Paul

    Thanks, popping over to the East Rand this weekend so will take a look!

    David
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    Re: Dealer Caravan Stock

    Hi Half-Pint

    I totally agree, unfortunately, there is general theme that is occurring.... Leg work, leg work, leg work and a little luck!

    I think the best option is to endure the pain of...
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    Re: Dealer Caravan Stock

    Hi BobMabena

    Thank you so much!, When you say up North do you mean here in JHB/PTA?

    David
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    Re: Dealer Caravan Stock

    Thanks Bostoe!
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    Dealer Caravan Stock

    Hi All

    We have been tent campers for the past 10 years in (various guises) and now with our tents past their "best by" date and a family that has expanded to include two small children (age 2 &...
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    Re: Mahindra coming to the party.

    Oh wow! Great feedback!
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    Re: Mahindra coming to the party.

    Hi Koebelwagen

    Sorry to hear of your troubles, if I may ask do you go to the new dealership in Roodepoort?

    My father in law is also having a bit of a struggle with a warranty claim,...
  20. Thread: Q5 vs X3

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    Re: Q5 vs X3

    Hi,

    I would be weary of buying a premium brand without a substantial warranty.

    Have you considered a Fortuner or Everest, anecdotally, they have better long term reliability records and after...
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    Re: The mighty new 2021 Fortuner

    Hmm at 1:03 in the video above the presenter actually says rear diff lock, he is reviewing the base GX so perhaps LSD only on the luxury spec?

    Also in Australia they dont seem to get the 2.4 only...
  22. Re: Should I reconsider my loyalty to Cooper??

    Hi Riaan

    A slightly difficult question to answer as tyre choice is hugely personal and by that I mean longevity and mileage over grip or trust in a brand etc etc.

    I couldnt quite see in the...
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    Re: Switching off airbag (Fortuner)

    Hi IvTec

    No stress, just check on the feasibility of that if memory serves the dash is required for support.

    Also, if the airbag deploys the baby may be in danger of a double bump, one from...
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    Re: Switching off airbag (Fortuner)

    Hi Ivtec

    Sorry to hear of your troubles, I am slightly surprised but perhaps there are valid safety or perhaps legislative/legal reasons in other markets?

    The only suggestion I have, and this...
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    Re: Jeep Grand Cherokee WJ 4.7

    Hi Griffin

    I suppose it depends what you want to do with the vehicle...

    I personally would walk away, engine and gearbox oil leaks are in general difficult (only from a weight/bulk perspective)...
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    Re: Overheating of 2003 Toyota Hilux

    Hi Choppie,

    I would suggest starting with some basic free checks:

    Is the vehicle using water out of the radiator i.e. constantly topping up water?
    Unscrew the oil filler cap and see if there...
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    Re: Lion (extra strong) matches

    Hi Ben

    An odd question, but where did you buy those matches?

    I read on the forum that matches (of all things) are one of the most prevalent fakes?

    In fact they even have a web page on it!:o...
  28. Re: Aluminium windows to replace wooden windows

    Hi Kurt (All),

    Reviving an old thread, did you ever go ahead with the replacement?

    If so did you go PVC or aluminium?

    Also I cant find any info on the websites listed as to security...
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    Re: So I bought a Milling Machine

    Hi

    Well done on the restoration, looks great!

    I doubt you have the time but on YouTube there is a great channel called This Old Tony and he has done a similar project.

    David
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    Re: Solar Assistance System & Questions

    Hi Sawdust

    My understanding is that time required is to circulate the water twice through the filter medium.

    Where we live there is tremendous amount of vegetation and I find that to filter...
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    Solar Assistance System & Questions

    Hi All

    I have been reading with interest the threads in this section and have been toying with the idea of dipping my toe into some form of solar assistance, unfortunately, everybody I know...
  32. Grand Cherokee Re: 2012 3.6 Grand or 3.0CRD - Need Help to decide.

    Hi JD

    The Jeep is an excellent vehicle and superb at covering long distances effortlessly!

    My Mother in law was in your exact position and currently drives a 2012 3.6, average kilometers per...
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    Freelander II Re: Petrol into a Diesel Freelander II

    Hi Waboz,

    Really sorry to hear about your bad luck.

    In general this is not great news, but many people have had this happen and been OK.

    Interestingly (according to this article) petrol...
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    Re: Mercedes Benz C270 CDI impressions

    And the original thread I was looking for:
    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/126947-WJ-CRD-Injector-Bolt-Part-Number?highlight=

    :)
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    Re: Mercedes Benz C270 CDI impressions

    Hi Talia

    Just a word of caution, some 270's suffer from what is referred to as black death.

    Easy to check and walk away if apparent.

    Check out the work involved in my thread here:...
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