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    Ford & Mazda Re: Short antenna for 2019 Ranger

    There are many short-stem antenna's for sale on Takealot and the like. I have the same problem with my Everest, and took a plastic toy bolt from my son's "handyman" sets, glued a piece of wire on the...
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    Re: Ford Everest Doors Rust Common problem?

    I have exactly the same rough texture on the rear doors of my 2018 Everest. The rough texture did not worry me as much, as I thought it might just be the way the paint dried.

    The problem I...
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    Re: Android Auto and Apple Car Play

    One quick way to also see whether a radio is Carplay or Android Auto compatible is to look at the USB ports themselves. If they to not have a light around the port, they are not compatible.
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    Re: Advice on first fridge please

    Better insulation will for obvious reasons equate to the fridge keeping it's temperature better for longer. At the end of the day, you will need to decide whether the 66l or 72l will better suit your...
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    Re: Toyota Lancruiser Towbar recommendations

    Given that it is quoted at the dealers, the price doesn't sound bad at all.

    Maybe also give Autobar in Gezina a call. Their prices are really competitive, and their products are really good.
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Another 2.2 engine popped

    Most probably, and the fact that some of the pistons have oil on them and the reflective flash, and others don't also helps with tricking my eyes.
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Another 2.2 engine popped

    THAT I understand, and each manufacturer will have their own design. Why I was asking is that the specific pictures of the OP's engine looked like it had different shaped "tops" of the pistons in one...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Another 2.2 engine popped

    I am curious, looking at the pictures.

    Why do some pistons have a "bulge" on top, and others don't?
  9. Re: Ford Kuga 2.0 Ecoboost Titanium 2015 - issues?

    Hi SemiOffroad

    I owned a 2017 2.0T AWD Titanium, which I subsequently sold to my folks. Lovely car with a lot of power. It is essentially the same 2.0T as in the Focus ST, but I might be...
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    Re: New Cruiser accessories?

    Heaven?? More like Hell.........for me driving past there everyday and seeing all those beauties/beasts standing outside........
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    Re: Where SA cars end up

    Verwys jy na oom Paul, Petrie? Hy is familie van my vrou wat almal van Lindley af kom.

    Ek het nog net 'n paar van die motors gesien deur die venster van die agentskap in die dorp, en verlede jaar...
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    Re: I'm the Invisible Man........

    Guys, you realise this is a post from 2014?

    I would however like to know from Petri, is the shop still in business?
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    Re: Ford Ranger T6 headlight question

    I know this is a very old post, but have you succeeded in having the lenses repaired on your Wildtrak?

    I noticed the same cracks on both the headlight lenses of my 2018 Everest XLT over the...
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    Re: Toyota dash switches

    Don't know whether you will find a momentary switch for any use in a vehicle.

    Would it not be possible to make your own switch using the casing as shown on 4x4-Direct, to ensure it fits, but using...
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    Re: Tow bar accesories

    Fair enough, but the OP was requesting where to find the drawbar as per the picture. If he found one at Autobar, they manufacture SABS approved towbars.

    I was not referring to additional adapter...
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    Re: Tow bar accesories

    Autobar is SABS approved
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Ford Everest 2.0 XLT 4X4 AT Sport 20" Wheels

    The circumference will be the same. It is only the side profile size that differs.
  18. Re: Toyota Fortuner 2.4 GD6 4x4 AT vs Ford Everest Sport 2.0 XLT 4X4 AT

    I had to go look at the clearances stated, as the Fortuner in no way stands 50mm higher than the Everest. Seems the quoted ground clearance of the Fortuner is up to the front bumper, looking at the...
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    Re: So... another Ford...

    Also to add, the Everest is a very heavy "lady". They weight about 320kg heavier than the Fortuner, so that does have an impact on the fuel consumption. I average 9.5l/100km's on a mixture of highway...
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    Re: So... another Ford...

    I think one of the most critical items to look out for would be maintenance. Was it done on time, and at the agents, to ensure that the manufacturer's warranty is in place. Obviously this is...
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    Re: Malfunction during emergency?

    Very glad you and your family are safe after this incident joey_8.

    I have read many replies here referring to cadence braking, but I have a question.

    In many owners manuals, and articles...
  22. Thread: Fridge Question

    by DrifX
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    Re: Fridge Question

    I don't think that not using the baskets will have any ill-effect. As previously stated, I thing it aids in keeping all the items organised, and to prohibit items in the fridge rolling around and...
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    Re: My Venter trailer Bicycle Carrier solution

    Hi Bostokkelos.

    Ek weet dit is nou al amper 'n jaar later, maar ek is nou in die situasie waar ek presies so 'n fietsrak op my waentjie gaan moet monteer.

    Ek hou baie van jou uitleg en wil net...
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    Re: 2017 Ford Everest 2.2xlt vs 3.2 xlt auto

    Hi Guido81.

    I have the 3.2 4x2 such as the one your are looking at. The 3.2 is not a sprightly engine, but it does have good low-down grunt. In normal day to day driving it is not as prevalent,...
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    Re: Power+ Throttle Booster?

    Hi Wynand.

    There is a thread under the Mitsubishi section of guys installing the Power+ on their Mitsu's.

    I installed it on my Everest. Love it, although sometimes I do feel that I have to push...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Ford Everest...to pull the trigger or not...

    I love my 3.2 XLT Everest. Although only a 4x2, it ticks all the boxes for my needs currently.

    Just take into account, it is a "fat boy/girl". Compared to the likes of the Fortuner, it weighs...
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    Re: Wooden garage door restoration

    I am in exactly the same boat with regards to wooden Garage doors this December, and using Woodoc.

    Just a question regarding Woodoc Marine. Can you also apply the wax, say annually, to feed the...
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    Re: Throttle Controller

    Received my Power+ yesterday, and all I can say is WOW.

    I currently drive on A2.5, but will have to play around with the settings to get the one that fits best. After the installation, I drove...
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    Re: Throttle Controller

    So with all the Black Friday hype, I finally decided to take the plunge and order the PowerPlus for my Everest.

    Ok, wasn't really the hype, was more all the positive reviews above, and the fact...
  30. Thread: Everest info

    by DrifX
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    Re: Everest info

    Unless they have my vehicle completely incorrectly stated on the license disk, my Everest Tarre shows as 2 301kg, and GVM is 3 100kg's. Don't mind it to much even if it is a mistake, at least I can...
  31. Thread: Everest info

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    Re: Everest info

    I have a 2018 3.2 XLT, although only 4x2.

    Not knowing the mixture of town and open road driving you will be doing, but cruise control is your friend with these vehicles. If kept at a constant...
  32. Ford & Mazda Re: 2018 Ford Everest Limited power lift gate not opening

    If I remember correctly, the manual states that the boot can be opened by hand, albeit slowly without damaging the lifting gear. This was stated in my Kuga's manual with the lifting tailgate.

    If...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Turning light while towing

    I have also encountered the faster blinking turning signal on my Everest when towing a trailer with LED lights. I am not to worried about it as the actual lights blinking still remain the same...
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    Re: The DIY volla bakkie

    I love this build.

    Just one question: Should you not also consider fitting fenders over the rear wheels? If you drive through mud or on wet roads, would you and the passenger not get soaked with...
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    Re: Wildtrak 2.0 Bi-turbo

    What was the issues you experienced, if I may ask?
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