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    Re: Scouting a car in Fourways...

    This is always a better option.
    Pay an experienced person who has an invested interest in a truthful, unbiased, qualified opinion.
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    Re: Do you like the new Defender?

    IMO it looks pretty good.

    Replacing an icon is a major undertaking. We have to realize that it would never look like a vehicle designed in 1948 or something, yes the old Defenfer changed over the...
  3. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Good looking Discovery 6, Disco 5 was not so great
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    Series I Re: 203 discovery 4 hse opinions?

    SDV6's still break cranks, much less but they still do happen
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    Series I Re: 203 discovery 4 hse opinions?

    Percentages will be higher on Diesel due to inherent design and manufacture flaws
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    Series I Re: 203 discovery 4 hse opinions?

    Only because there were a LOT more Diesels sold than V8's
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    Series I Re: 203 discovery 4 hse opinions?

    What he said.
    Your total cost per Km in the V8 is still less than the TDV6 - I've had a few
  8. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Interesting thoughts.
    I hold my judgement until I have seen and touched it.

    Then when they start racking up 200K, we'll start talking about reliability.
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    Re: Freelander 2 ECU remap Cape Town

    Talk to Elton from Eurospeed, 083 577-5555.
    He does a true remap for that particular vehicle and the owner's requirements. No generic or piggyback "one-size-fits-all" solutions.
  10. Re: The must have meats on a Braai or it isnt a Braai, Braai Thread

    Wors - no wors, no braai.
    Rolls - have to have a roll with a braai
  11. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Not me. I don't profess to know ANYTHING. I am also not much at speculation. I prefer fact, in this case - Metal of some sort bearing the correct branding.
  12. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    ACTUAL Knowledge or speculation.
    There has even been speculation that the vehicles seen around the world are D4's with some extra padding.
    I know 2 South Africans with ACTUAL knowledge, both signed...
  13. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    You put it better than I did
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    Re: Is this it?

    What I find amazing is how many people, with ZERO knowledge, have thrashed and destroyed the new Defender.
    No-one has any actual knowledge. He have ideas, dreams, thoughts, hopes, etc but no ACTUAL...
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    MediaRelease: Re: Adendorf Hi Lift Jack

    There's a guy in Somerset West selling some odds in the classifieds, saw a hi-lift there...
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    Re: Speed Limits

    Then you go through Brakpan (ye, I know) and the speed limit is 50Km/h
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    Re: Accessories worth it, or a money pit

    Have to agree with your comments.
    SWAMBO needs to be informed of all financial decisions - truthfully.
    Set of MT tyres cost me R12365,64 or whatever it was, she got told R15K.

    Any relationship...
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    Re: Braai-ing chicken

    When SWAMBO wants veggies on the braai I get the pre-marinaded flatties.
    On the braai in the bag until the bag finally springs a leak. Chicken us usually cooked through and just needs a bit of burn...
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    Re: D4 XS Fuel tank size

    It's the same with every vehicle with an OBC.
    I have driven LR, Toyoda, Chev and Honda well past 0Km left.
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    Re: Accessories worth it, or a money pit

    Depends on your type of use.
    Lots of guys go with a front bumper and bash plate.
    I added underbelly protect to the back of the transmission. had it not been there the transmission would have been...
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    Re: Land Rover Aus loses in court

    I LOVE LR but would never want to fly one.....
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    Re: Top 5 4x4 upgrades to begin with

    All upgrades should be directed at your intended use.

    Remember: The less money spent on upgrades, the more money you have left for fuel and fun...

    I think you need to look at a few different...
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    Re: Disco 3 V8 Fault Codes...Help!

    Discos are EXTREMELY sensitive to slightly low battery voltage.
    Driving does not completely charge the battery (according to the gurus)

    Charge the battery overnight, clear all codes and then see...
  24. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    As Jelo says

    And we do that with mobile IT like laptops and phones as well.
    Remote management is awesome.
    I'm currently busy sitting in JHB putting together a server for a customer in Cpt.
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    Re: Is this it?

    We have seen similar vehicle management in many futuristic movies, guaranteed it would eventually arrive...
  26. Thread: Want it!!

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    Re: Want it!!

    I'll have 1 as well, thanks
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    Re: Welding machine for R998

    I used the term "load bearing" you used the term "structural integrity" - is there really any difference? In layman's terms?
    Like I said: "For load bearing welds, I got my Dad to come do my welding"...
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    Re: Welding machine for R998

    Looks about like my welding. Perfect after some grinding and a spot of paint.
    As long as it's not load bearing...

    For load bearing welds, I got my Dad to come do my welding
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    Sticky: Re: Gauteng Member Sightings

    Green Pajero on the N1 South today at lunchtime.
    I was in the Red Nerds on Site Honda, thanks for the wave.
  30. Thread: Dash Fibre

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    Re: Dash Fibre

    Wish you the best...
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    Re: Performance increase with only oil/coolant

    This looks a genuine offer.
    Is this only diesels or petrol as well.
    I might just be crazy enough to allow you to fiddle with mine after I've done a service.
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    Sticky: Re: Gauteng Member Sightings

    Saw Pakanini this morning, Garsfontein drive heading west.
    I was travelling in the opposite direction in my Red Nerds on Site Jazz
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    Re: Second hand vehicle pricing

    My father used to catch a bus from Tzaneen to JHB every month, buy a car, drive it back and then sell it for 30% more.

    It's all about the market...
  34. Re: After buying a 4x4 what should the first item be to spend money on improving it?

    Training is the most valuable addition to your new 4X4
  35. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    When we take out the exchange rate, it the price to market well priced in relation to the competition and level of technology?
    What is the Defender competing against? What do they cost new?
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