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    Re: Un-Boring rental cars for a wedding?

    Found an awesome service called "Rent My Ride" where theres more than enough cars, Its a car sharing service.
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    Re: Un-Boring rental cars for a wedding?

    Checked Wiggle, I meant more something along the lines of a black 1.9tdi polo with 150KW ;D

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    Un-Boring rental cars for a wedding?

    Morning all, I will be returning to CPT for my wedding in September staying for 8 days and and driving up into Namaqualand for 3.

    I need a car! And Im not too keen on the standard White Toyota...
  4. Thread: Colt V6 revamp

    by Bolshoi
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    Re: Colt V6 revamp

    Go for the 2.8tdi aka 4m40

    Ive had both the 3.0 and the 2.8 and although I enjoyed more power from the V6 I respected the durability and longevity of the Diesel.

    The common problems of the 4m40...
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    Re: Good Oil Pressure Gauge

    Thanks man, any idea what I can replace the plastic tube with and where to get it?
  6. Ford & Mazda Re: Prospective Buyer needing advice: Ford Ranger 2.2tdci XL D/C (4x2)

    I hear good things about the 2.2 reliability wise, im not sure what power youre used to but theyre not very powerful but thats not everything. THey look good too!
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Considering a 3.2 auto

    The DID tritons arent too bad either, have you considered those? Though a little less space and im not a fan of the triton design.
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    Re: Mad Manny goes Fong Kong

    Dont these come with the cummins 2.8?
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    Good Oil Pressure Gauge

    Hi Guys.

    So I decided to put an oil pressure gauge in the Colt, I just dont trust my oil pump..

    Are the ones you buy at Midas reliable?

    Im looking at a round one, can anyone recommend :)?
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    Re: V6 Mitsubishi Ticking issue

    I know of the air bleeding procedure, not a fan of as its temporary and puts extra load on the engine. I guess just going to overfill the oil, seems to fix the issue.
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    Re: stars and the milky way

    And the award for most beautiful thread goes to....
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    V6 Mitsubishi Ticking issue

    Hi all.

    Its been a while.

    My colt has had its lifters replaced but after 5000km it started ticking again for about 10 seconds on cold starts EXCEPT when I turn the engine over once so a quick...
  13. Thread: Speed Wobble

    by Bolshoi
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    Re: Speed Wobble

    Eish thanks! Could be shocks... the guys that fitted the clutch and brakes last ( SAC ) did a shocking job, they fitted the "new" suspension iirc.
  14. Thread: Speed Wobble

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    Speed Wobble

    Hi guys and girls and others too!

    Now a few months in to purchase signs that my bakkie was in a crash on ce upon a time are becoming apparent.

    I have noticed the rear left side gets a bit...
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    Re: Platkar question: E90 BMW 330i

    LOL doesnt look good! As long as the drivetrain stays solid then im happy
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    Re: Platkar question: E90 BMW 330i

    I believe you! But I read about some more worriesome problems with the 335i of the same gen as opposed to the 330 and the ones ill look at are out of warranty
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    Re: Platkar question: E90 BMW 330i

    For near 100k more? No thanks :p
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    Platkar question: E90 BMW 330i

    Hi guys

    So my needs have changed since I joined the community, Im doing more commuting back and fro, parking in tight spaces and driving normal roads opposed to stofpad!
    Been looking in...
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    Re: HELP! My Colt is ticking ;( AGAIN

    Well well well, hello again to this miserable thread!

    All was well with my car no ticking on startup at ALL. I spoke to mech who advised me against 15w40 oil as its the wrong viscosity for these...
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    Re: My car is full of ants

    OOHH good one! I was thinking of putting one inside the bakkie but that would be overkill.
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    My car is full of ants

    So as the title suggests.... I parked under a tree, unknowing of the dangers that lurk, mere inches above me. Black Death!

    The Buggers are everywhere, even in the cabin, air con, under the seat,...
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    Re: Nisubitshi. What now - lets speculate

    AKA Renault.....

    Or hey, maybe now well finally get performance engines for Mitsubishi, not just Diesel 4 pots....
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    2000 dollars????

    SIGN ME UP!!! ;D I wonder if they deliver to sa :rolleyes:

    http://www.chevrolet.com/performance/fuel-newsletter/2015/issue3.html
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    Re: Who has turbod their Colt or Pajero?

    BLAAH that looks verz dodgy!

    Well I need to see if im going to be keeping this job in ZA or if im going back overseas. If I do stay then im going to turbo the colt :)

    And Start a build thread...
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    Re: Who has turbod their Colt or Pajero?

    TD04 turbos like ones the 4m40 uses, intercooler, piping, ems, fuel pump, injectors and custom intake and exhaust manifolds. What do you recon +/- 30K? Then ofcourse you can only run about .5 bar...
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    Re: Who has turbod their Colt or Pajero?

    That would be insane! Stock 220KW+ and god knows how much torque. Maybe in the future :) It would cost around the same as 1uz swap. the engin e alone is about 40-50k and the rest of the little parts...
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    Re: HELP! My Colt is knocking ;(

    Update:

    Got Thor back, runs like a dream. Still a ticking but only when the engine is warm and its a very quiet tick tick tick tick.

    Done 500km so far, going to get the heads re-torqued in...
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    Re: Who has turbod their Colt or Pajero?

    Yeah I know of the 6g72tt but thats not mounted the same way our engines are. I have a feeling it would be more of a headache making that fit than fitting two turbos to our SOHC engines
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    Who has turbod their Colt or Pajero?

    Out of interrest. Who has put turbos on their V6s? 3.0, 3.5 or 3.8

    What was your experience with it? What did you need?
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    Did we ever get these on our colts?

    This is an interior pic of a 2.5tdi L200 in Switzerland.. NOTICE the automatic climate control and what looks like an onboard computer!

    ALSO they have a rear window de frost :mad:

    I think its...
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    Re: 1.5 million km's in a KB!!!

    Great quality when looked after!

    Thats the key though to every high KM vehicle, care and maintenance, do it right and you need not worry :)
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    Service Station Oil Scams?

    Hi All,

    This has recently come to my attention. My aunt was raised by her dad saying check the oil everytime you fill up fuel, they lived up in Nababeep and for the most part drove long dirt...
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    Re: Mitsubishi Colts

    Thats really a question id love to ask Haydn. I had also thought about it but that would probably be worse on consumption, since youd need allot more power to go anywhere. I imagine it being like...
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    Re: Is this Photoshopped?

    Definitely not, and if it is its freaking well done.... In this case I think its just like the others say an illusion that makes the Landy look so small in comparisson
  35. Thread: Engine Noise

    by Bolshoi
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    Re: Engine Noise

    Now this is in no way an indication or anything im merely saying this out of my own limited knowledge BUT:

    What about the timing chain? I know a guy with an Audi S4 (notorious for timing chain...
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