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  1. Re: MediaRelease: First impressions last - Chery launches Tiggo 4 Pro

    Looks great, other than the Cherry logo..

    I wonder who the manufacturer of the CVT gearbox is, Aisin?

    And prices and duel economy, I didn't see them listed?

    A 1.5 turbo engine with a CVT is...
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    Re: Rust prevention

    What exactly is AFC 50, I've heard it recommended quite a few times over the years?
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    Re: Jimny 2011 Ingnition coil

    Just be careful, many cheap ignition coils are well known to fail prematurely, it might be worth taking up the earlier posters offer of an original coil now that you are up and running again.
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    Re: Takla vs Escape Covers

    That looks very nice, what kind of price is a set?
  5. Thread: My dirty MAF

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    Re: My dirty MAF

    A dirty MAP at the degree yours was probably just affects fuel economy, it'll run a bit rich I think when it is dirty and now when clean a bit leaner and at the factory spec.Considering how expensive...
  6. Thread: My dirty MAF

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    Re: My dirty MAF

    Its not advisable to use carb cleaner on a MAF, some carb cleaners are very aggressive and can damage a MAF, a new MAF is typically a few thousand Rand so not worth breaking for the cost of tin of...
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    Re: Takla vs Escape Covers

    Interesting, is that a lifetime warranty thing, I'm assuming to the original purchaser only?
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    Re: My 105 'build' thread

    That's a lot of work, approximately how much did all that set you back?
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    Re: Restoring Merc e250

    The paint may be very oxidized(the powdery effect) but that can be polished off and come out looking really nice.
    A high quality full body strip and respray probably won't give you much change from...
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    Re: Restoring Merc e250

    Op we love to see a pic or 2, it must be a real beaut.
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    Re: Discovery 4 Exhaust Manifold Leak

    That is remarkable, indies are geniuses!
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    Re: Corolla Cross launched

    How did they explain the radical parts price increase?
  13. Re: prado 150 2011 - who can do the facelift in CPT area

    I definitely wouldn't do a facelift update if it meant tossing perfectly good Toyota parts for Chinese parts and then needing to pay for paint and fitment on top of that.

    Also a front end full of...
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    Re: Oil seals on Colt

    Surely the part number and size must be available on-line?

    Just get a high temp Japanese seal from BMG or SKF. I can't remember the OEM seal brand many Japanese vehicles use but the exact same...
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    Re: Corolla Cross launched

    That's my experience with CVT as well, great for driving in town, really easy and pleasant to cruise robot to robot and near instant torque when you need speed and you have to floor it.

    The only...
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    Re: 4.0 V6 (1GR-FE) head gasket failures

    It's not on but I think it's more a system wide dealer issue than Toyota themselves because all vehicle brands seem to operate in this fashion these days, in terms of just throwing huge amounts of...
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    Re: Sidewall Damage - What say you experts??

    If no plies are cut then I don't see how it can compromise the sidewall other than the cosmetics.

    I'd stick the pieces that are flapping off back with super glue, it works really well on rubber...
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    Re: 4.0 V6 (1GR-FE) head gasket failures

    Typical dealers, we'll replace everything and hope that fixes things, no worries the customer pays. I hope you've learnt your lesson here and avoid using them in the future.

    One way to maintain...
  19. Re: Anyone know how to set float voltage in this cheapie inverter?

    Even with a constant 14v float voltage applied?
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    Re: 4.0 V6 (1GR-FE) head gasket failures

    That's amazing news, how did he manage to keep the costs down to that degree, R47k vs the R160k quoted from Toyota?
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    Re: My Dutch Bike - The Grocery Fetcher

    Use a s/s wire rope security chain s9 you can thread it through the vital parts and discus lock and don't leave the bike out there for extended periods, I'd say 15-20mins max. And try lock it in a...
  22. Defender Re: Land Rover Defender becomes company's best-seller

    How is the old defender better than the new one in terms of capabilities?
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    Re: Corolla Cross launched

    That's the engine I would have expected, at least as an option, maybe that's coming later.
  24. Thread: tyres.co.za

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    Re: tyres.co.za

    The only option I know that some online stores offer is cash on delivery not eft or credit card payments. That's for good reason because theres insufficient time for an eft or credit card payment to...
  25. Thread: tyres.co.za

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    Re: tyres.co.za

    How does it work, take us through step by step?
  26. Thread: tyres.co.za

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    Re: tyres.co.za

    duplicate
  27. Thread: tyres.co.za

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    Re: tyres.co.za

    Something smells like bs, how do you pay on delivery via eft and they won't complete delivery unless payment has been received.

    Does the driver pitch up with your tyres and then wait around at...
  28. Defender Re: Land Rover Defender becomes company's best-seller

    Is that from the perspective of the price because apart from that it looks great and from all reports drives great?
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    Re: Corolla Cross launched

    I would go for the Toyota any day but I would imagine stock will be very hard to find for months after release.

    It definitely doesn't have a very potent tune and it doesn't have particularly...
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    Re: Corolla Cross launched

    I see the Cross is being made locally, maybe that's why the price is so good, no import duties?

    Very surprisingly the Toyota Corolla Cross is cheaper than the hatch and sedan but both of the...
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    Re: Corolla Cross launched

    R350k for a 1.8L automatic Toyota Suv seems like a solid deal, how did they manage to get the pricing so low on these and also in the midst of the global chip shortage that is affecting all vehicle...
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    Re: Hilux Revo Anti theft mods

    Considering how inflated the price of 2hnd Hilux's are these days even if you have full cover when your bakkie is stolen you'll be paying a solid premium just get a similar condition 2hnd one, that's...
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    Re: Buying music on Android phone

    Try YouTube Music Vanced, YouTube Vanced is also handy. It basically blocks the ads.

    https://vancedapp.com/
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    Re: Disco 3 v8 high mileage 350000kms

    Isn't 100k a bit much for a D3 V8 with such high mileage?

    Has the Covid 2hnd vehicle inflation also kicked in on older Landrovers?

    Me personally I'd only buy Japanese vehicles at that kind of...
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    Re: Discovery: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    Wow, where did they hide the bottle?
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