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    Re: 105...sshhh...nobody knows

    Don't sell it! Sold mine the day I left for Lagos. Haven't seen the empty spot in the garage yet...
  2. Re: Prado Brake Pads and discs DIY Replacement Parts query

    Go to toyodiy.com, enter your vin number and get the part numbers for the original Toyota disks. With those you should be able to get the correct aftermarket parts.
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    Re: 2.4gd6 hilux manual problems

    Does it make any difference whether you shift up, from 1st to 2nd, or down from 3rd to 2nd?
  4. Re: How to protect your trailer from stone damage?

    Neither of those would protect the rear window of the tow vehicle. Have you considered stone protectors, like they use on many Australian trailers? It's like a fence, angled slightly forward, sitting...
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    Re: 4x4 Rental Namibia

    Swakopmund Car Hire or Crossroads Car Hire or Savannah Car Hire.
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    Re: Tyres and Speed rating

    Sorry, but if your concerns are genuine, I don't understand your decision making.
    With the Dunlop AT3G you would have had a LT spec tyre with a load rating of 1400 kg, speed rating of 170 km/h.
    You...
  7. Re: Which is the most easily available 265/65R17 tyre in Southern Africa?

    And you would have to buy 2 of those in order to stay legal in southern Africa.
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    Re: Remapping ECU

    You have essentially made your ECU forget how to safely and efficiently manage the engine.

    My suggestion would be to have current mapping replaced with the original Toyota one. If you insist on...
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    Re: Most fuel efficient 4x4 capable of dune trips

    I forgot, you got the monopoly on that. My apologies. ;D
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    Re: Most fuel efficient 4x4 capable of dune trips

    There is a big difference between sand and sand.
    And then there are sand dunes.

    I'm no expert at all in dune driving, I have done it a couple of times and the FJ made it easy. Haven't been in the...
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    Re: New tire dilemma

    Have a look at Errol's, they seem to have the AT3G in that 265/70R17 size.

    https://www.errolstyres.co.za/tyre/dunlop/grandtrek-at3g/12471
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    Re: Most fuel efficient 4x4 capable of dune trips

    What do we have here, Jelo's Mini-Me?
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    Re: Trailer Maximum Mass

    Yes, that sounds about correct. Just make sure, when looking at the towing capacity, whether it's the braked or unbraked limit.
    In your case, it might make sense to find a trailer with run-in brakes...
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    Re: Amarok V6 questions

    In that case you would pay R 20,000 for an upgraded rear suspension with extra load carrying ability, if you bought the missing leafs, which make up the difference between VW's comfort vs heavy duty...
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    Defender Re: Sale of Defenders located in Namibia

    In order to get an idea about the prices in Namibia, have a look here:

    namcars.net
    namauto.com
    cars.com.na

    It might be easier to find someone within Namibia to help with the sale.
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    Re: Unichip vs Mapping

    The main difference is this:
    Mapping: you replace the OEM software / map. The "map" is essentially a multidimensional diagram, telling the fuel control unit and the turbo charger at what engine...
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    Re: Amarok V6 questions

    How much does the 5 leaf spring pack at VW cost? That would be the heavy duty suspension. I had it in my single cab and the ride isn't bad at all.
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    Ford & Mazda Re: What is Remote Free Wheel (RFW)??

    Wasn't the problem that one had to ba stationary to change from 2H to 4H the first time? Only after that, when selecting 2H without pressing the RFW button, one could shift back to 4H without...
  19. Re: Which is the most easily available 265/65R17 tyre in Southern Africa?

    So you essentially copy Tony's post and sell it as your own idea?
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    Re: Land Cruiser 300 - 3.3L V6 diesel

    No man. It's almost Friday already. Don't you come with your logic and reason! ;D
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    Re: Land Cruiser 300 - 3.3L V6 diesel

    I am waiting for the comments that the ND had the biiig advantage of AT tyres, while the LCs where on HT tyres.
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    Re: Land Cruiser 300 - 3.3L V6 diesel

    Wait for it, waaaaiiiiit for it... ;D
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    Re: Hilux V6 Hesitation at low RPM

    I might be wrong, but the single VVTi 1GR-FE uses either iridium spark plugs like the dual VVTi version does or platinum ones.
    I would verify this first and get the right type.
    I have been told you...
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    Re: Most fuel efficient 4x4 capable of dune trips

    Sorry, didn't see the other replies...
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    Poll: Re: What veg don't you eat? Why?

    To some people certain vegetables, like brussel sprouts for example taste very bitter due to some genetic variation.
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    Re: Most fuel efficient 4x4 capable of dune trips

    I have seen guys playing in the dunes near Langstrand with a 2.4 GD6 Hilux DC 4x2. They made it onto the sundowner dune.

    That Mahindra will be ok for certain routes, specially when empty. Load it...
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    Re: Most fuel efficient 4x4 capable of dune trips

    No, it's not.
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    Re: Most fuel efficient 4x4 capable of dune trips

    The single VVTi engine was only used until the 2009 model year.
    As from 2010 the FJ Cruiser came with the dual VVTi engine you also find in the Prado 150.
    Later 2013 models got the aux fuel tank,...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Talk me out of buying a ford ranger raptor

    Both, Isuzu's and Toyota's gearboxes are made by Aisin, in case you are referring to the latest Isuzu models, they make use of the same automatic transmission as the GD6 Hilux.
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    Re: Camping mattresses or pad

    I bought the Tentco self inflating mattresses and we are very happy with them.
    I can't compare, since I don't know the other ones you listed.
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    Re: Hilux V6 Hesitation at low RPM

    ???

    The first post isn't that long...
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    Re: New to the Jeep brand, 2.8 CRD LTD

    I was told the same by the M&Z service manager (Windhoek Jeep dealership) back in 2011, when I had my KJ.
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    Re: New to the Jeep brand, 2.8 CRD LTD

    Your fuel economy sounds about right for that model.
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    Re: FS : 2011 Toyota FJ Cruiser LOW Km MINT!!

    Petri, are you sure about the tyre size?
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    Re: Looking at buying my 1st bakkie

    More like 8.8 km/l
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