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    Re: Current opinion of Mitspro

    Great thanks for the feedback guys - Im reluctant to use any service where past clients recommend that you have to check the work, thats just no way to do business :(

    Ill give Henk a call and see...
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    Current opinion of Mitspro

    Hi guys,

    I need to do the 180,000km service on my 3l v6, including cam belt replacement...

    Mitspro has quoted what I feel is a very reasonable rate - around R 3500 for all fluids, filters,...
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    Re: Ideas for hoisting a canopy to celing?

    If you use ratchet straps, how do you lower the canopy again? Other than asking some friends to give you a hand...?
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    +1000 for Haydn! I have actually put serious...

    +1000 for Haydn! I have actually put serious consideration into taking a few days leave to take my truck down there on more than 1 occasion
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    First place to start is replace the switches

    First place to start is replace the switches
  6. Thread: stiff 4x4

    by Mort
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    Cool will try it this weekend thanks :)

    Cool will try it this weekend thanks :)
  7. Thread: stiff 4x4

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    Pretty sure, as far as I can tell anyway... Any...

    Pretty sure, as far as I can tell anyway... Any way to test this? The diff lock dash light and switch light are both off.
  8. Thread: stiff 4x4

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    I've noticed that my 4x4 mode is also stiff, same...

    I've noticed that my 4x4 mode is also stiff, same as you describe. If I engage 4H and go forward a bit but don't turn, the truck will roll when in neutral on a slight decline, but if I do the same...
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    I read a thread where the poster mentioned it was...

    I read a thread where the poster mentioned it was easier to see what is going on, which is true - it gave me a great idea of where everything is, and a good photo-op as you mention :)
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    The switches are a hybrid of mechanical parts...

    The switches are a hybrid of mechanical parts that cause an electric switch to open or close, so when gearbox oil and dirt get in between the contacts of the electric switch, or get in the way of the...
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    Ok thanks for your patience, I have wrapped up...

    Ok thanks for your patience, I have wrapped up the job and will post my experience below. I ran into a small problem, but in the end it all worked out and I think its great that it happened so I can...
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    So it turns out the problem was caused because I...

    So it turns out the problem was caused because I left out the washer when putting in the new ball switch.

    The washer stops the switch from screwing in too deep, and because I neglected to put it...
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    So I replaced the switches today, but now the...

    So I replaced the switches today, but now the green 4x4 light on the dashboard just stays on from when you turn on the ignition, regardless of what gear it is in - 2H, 4H, 4L - the light just stays...
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    Didn't swap the switches around, the wires are...

    Didn't swap the switches around, the wires are different lengths and the plugs are different colours so confident about that.

    The abs light goes off as it should, just the green light stays on -...
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    Colt 4x4 light stays on in 2H

    Hi all,

    Hoping someone can assist :)

    I've just replaced to 4x4 and low range switches on the gearbox in my Colt, now the green 4x4 light stays on permanently, whether I'm in 2H, 4H or 4L
    ...
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    Interesting idea. That basically amounts to 4x4...

    Interesting idea. That basically amounts to 4x4 hacking :P

    Would be keen to read your article if you can find it
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    http://s18.postimg.org/gvvqzx3mx/uploadfromtaptalk...

    http://s18.postimg.org/gvvqzx3mx/uploadfromtaptalk1433349714896.jpg

    http://s18.postimg.org/rg5oii84p/uploadfromtaptalk1433349740888.jpg
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    Flickering 4x4 light on Colt

    Hi all,

    So I also have the flickering 4x4 dashboard light on my 2006 Colt 3l v6 double cab.

    I've read most/all of the posts on the forum and thought I'd document my repair project, experience...
  19. Thread: Leatherman Tread

    by Mort
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    I don't think it is targeted for daily use, it's...

    I don't think it is targeted for daily use, it's more an emergency tool that you have on you because it's designed for everyday wear
  20. Thread: Leatherman Tread

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    About 6k if memory serves, the watch is an extra...

    About 6k if memory serves, the watch is an extra 2k
  21. Maybe it's 20% more than the 20% more that the...

    Maybe it's 20% more than the 20% more that the nightbreakers give :p
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    Sheesh, how can I argue with such a poetic...

    Sheesh, how can I argue with such a poetic response :p
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    Jeez, what the hell do you guys do for a living?...

    Jeez, what the hell do you guys do for a living? 15k + for a TENT *cries a little in his soul*
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    Did a full service myself on a 3l v6 colt I just...

    Did a full service myself on a 3l v6 colt I just bought - oil filter, air filter, fuel filter, diff oil, gearbox oil, transfer case oil, engine oil. Literally everything except spark plugs. Cost me...
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    Did you ever buy a Colt smirret? I missed mine so...

    Did you ever buy a Colt smirret? I missed mine so much I bought another :D
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    Replacement costs?

    Replacement costs?
  27. Thread: blinde kol

    by Mort
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    With a canopy on and tinted windows all round...

    With a canopy on and tinted windows all round it's pretty easy to miss movement when looking back. One of the first things I do on all my vehicles is fit those small blind spot mirrors, it takes very...
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    I had a fuel pump that made a rapid clunking...

    I had a fuel pump that made a rapid clunking sound... If it's just a noise ur hearing and nothing else maybe the fuel pump is failing?
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    Out of curiosity, what are the dangers/downsides...

    Out of curiosity, what are the dangers/downsides to just lubing it? All I can think is that it will get sticky again eventually...?
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    I have no issue spending R600 to fix it properly,...

    I have no issue spending R600 to fix it properly, just wanted to make sure there wasn't an acceptable money-saving option...

    Thanks for the input, much appreciated
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    Accelerator cable - lube or replace?

    Hi all :)

    The accelerator cable on my 2006 petrol Colt sticks just a tiny bit - not enough to affect driving, but when trying to adjust small amounts it doesn't move smoothly, the pedal depresses...
  32. Thread: Fuel Additive

    by Mort
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    Back to the important stuff - what results have...

    Back to the important stuff - what results have you seen?
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    Lol I'm good thanks :p

    Lol I'm good thanks :p
  34. Agreed :)

    Agreed :)
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    Cool thanks, going to give it a try :)

    Cool thanks, going to give it a try :)
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