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    Re: Jeep Grand Charokee 3.0 crd

    Yes the they lie and dont move when the temp is ok , but when they move a lot normally you have some issue
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    Re: Jeep Grand Charokee 3.0 crd

    Any vehicle is designed to operate at a certain temp , irrespective of how its working , so if the temp does not stay constant you have a engine issue , either cooling system, mostly, or fuel...
  3. Re: Pajero 3-Door 3.2DI-D Gen 4 Price Guide

    The gen 4 came in 2 versions 1st from 2007 to 2010 120kw which should be cheaper , I have a 2008 with 93k on and if I sell will look at around R220 , then the 2nd version with 140kw and a few other...
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    Suspension Re: Replacing Shocks on FJ

    Dealer prices are absolutely mad at the moment , dont ever replace dampers / suspension there , their labour rate is at least R1500/hr I dont know the FJ suspension but probably rear is just bolt...
  5. Re: 2003 Mitsubishi Pajero 3200 DI-D Auto 3Dr

    Missed this Robot to robot racing in a Pajero DID makes me smile having had a few quick cars in my time , Pajero is 2 tons ! ,perhaps faster than a Datsun Go !
  6. Re: 2003 Mitsubishi Pajero 3200 DI-D Auto 3Dr

    100% perhaps R200 max but selling private perhaps R 250 or so ?
  7. Re: 2003 Mitsubishi Pajero 3200 DI-D Auto 3Dr

    The low km mite tempt you but after so many years there are many other problems with any vehicle , its 18 or 19 years old ! our spare car a Volvo S40 2005 model has done 120k with full service...
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    Re: My new POS V6

    There is no question but your answer is perfect no one learns anything by not trying themselves , skills to fix problems is worth a lot more than you have spent , I had done similar in my life...
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    Re: My new POS V6

    Wow that has been an expensive toy its like 18k in almost 7 years! similar km done over the time to my Pajero , but my cost was just 2 oil and filters changes and one battery , I know you like to...
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    Re: Pajero Gen 4 spotlights without bull-bar

    Put Your bright lights on and see if there is power on high beam , or low beam , if high then its for spots , if low does have no power then great its for spots , but if power all the time then for...
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    Poll: Re: New GWM P Series or Used Hilux?

    I voted P series , trouble free for 5 years and free to service till 100k or 5 years and the added 2 years (not sure what that covers ) , with the current service cost being expensive 100k is...
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    Re: Pajero Gen 4 spotlights without bull-bar

    There are lots of plugs available to cover the holes if you ever remove them and look ok , I would use thin double sided tape to prevent the bracket scratching the paint and a long plate between the...
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    Re: Pajero Gen 4 spotlights without bull-bar

    Thats fixing them to the plastic 'bumper' will work and should not vibrate as the fog lights are also attached to this plastic 'bumper' perhaps put a steel plate to reinforce , but you will have to...
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    Re: BMW/MINI Sandton IS IT A SCAM?

    This to me is quite sad as many people that are not car ,or technically oriented , like our friend who has lots of cash , being a hairdresser (one of the best , people paid him to fly to Cape town...
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    Re: Weber Q gas braai

    I have the older version Think its Q200 ? had it for like 20 years or so , cant remember , we used it a lot for like 5 years and the garden engineer always cleaned it once a week , I then built a...
  16. Thread: Haval H9

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    Re: Haval H9

    We have family with various Haval cars H 1 , H 6 , they have had the cars for just over a year now and all good , I have driven both H1 for the price is great , They paid R195k , H6 quite a nice...
  17. Re: Land Cruiser 200VX 4.7 V8 Petrol comments and opinions

    Yes they dont develop a lot of power/Torque thats the reason they are cheap to maintain , but one pays at the pump
    Modern turbo engines are far more efficient but complex which does add to service...
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    Re: Suzuki Ertiga

    Absolutely I am used to quite reasonably powered cars and when I hired a Toyota Avanza even with 4 people in and at the coast was terrible , but the worst was a Datsun Go in Cape town even with...
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    Re: Plat car tires

    I dont know that Suzuki but unless its very old , have never seen any modern road cars with 80 profile tires , so no wonder they are hard to get, but on a city car with low performance the top...
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    Re: Disco 4 - lost remote key

    Generally No as the makers only have the correct codes , my previous Alfa to replace a key was R6500. but 14 is crazy , live with one , many old cars I had, had only one key , not sure on the...
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    Discovery 4 Re: Whining sound around 45km/h

    6 year old is ok so before you spend lots as mentioned run it on a lift at same speed but now that you are calling it humming its tires , when I changes from HT to AT on my pajero the noise really...
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    Discovery 4 Re: Whining sound around 45km/h

    Wheel bearing gets noisier the faster you go , but other noises sometimes drown it , drive shafts do not make noise only on full lock , diffs make a noise but generally not at that speed , tires ...
  23. Re: Proud owner of a Suzuki Jimny (and new to the forum)

    Nice enjoy
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    Re: Hilux GD6 2020 CV Boot

    Ok so perhaps get hold of one of the CV specialists I am sure they will help
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    Re: Hilux GD6 2020 CV Boot

    The issue here is that the vehicle is still under warrantee so the replacement should be part of that , Most CV places will have a boot that fits , but will it be approved by Toyota?
    I had a similar...
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    Re: New to the forum

    Welcome to the forums Tony
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    Re: Buying 1997 Jeep XJ vs 1998

    Having owned a 2001 XJ which I sold many year ago I remember when I had a 2.5 inch lift done , the chaps told me the earlier ones could be lifted higher with no prop shaft modifications , the never...
  28. Thread: Write off?

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    Re: Write off?

    That looks much worse , was radiator / AC condenser broken ,all those plastic parts that break can also cost a fortune , I just wonder if the air bags dont work so well with nudge bars , lots of...
  29. Thread: Write off?

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    Re: Write off?

    Air bag, did not go off I am quite surprised but from that photo its difficult to see the severity of the impact
  30. Re: Considering pulling the trigger on 2016 Pajero 3.2 LWB GLS

    Depends on the driver but yes should be around 10 which is still bad by modern terms
  31. Re: Considering pulling the trigger on 2016 Pajero 3.2 LWB GLS

    Depends on the price not many around with that low km , I have the SWB version 2008 model so mine is less power but basically similar , never ever got better than 10l/100km , when you drive open road...
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    Re: 2.2 Ranger Headaches

    Yes if your vehicle needs more power then sell it and get one with more , any vehicle that one modifies for more power then reliability decreases , some only a little but some a lot , depends on the...
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    Re: Android tablets: entry level

    I agree anything under R2k will be useless , I was once "given " one of these cheap tablets from vodacom with 8GB and 1 gig RAM worked ok for 6 months and then no good as most the apps stopped...
  34. Re: What are the 3 most reliable bakkie engines that will last the longest

    Yes the lower the power output per cc the longer it will last as well as a big bore so a single cylinder 2000cc will outlast a 4 cylinder of same capacity , but you dont want to drive the first....
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    Re: Seeking BMW Z3

    Yes the 3.2 Alfa is epic , I had the the GT for 5 years purchased for R180k , one year old with 20k on drove it until 190k what a car , expensive to keep but was worth it , the sound from that motor...
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