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    Re: TB 2.8 at Kia Edenvale

    Congrats Mekker!
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    Re: Looking at Buying a TB

    So good I'm even contemplating having 2 of them...
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    Re: Isuzu KB6 Extended Cab 250Dteq rear noise

    Check the brake shoes. They are probably picking up inside the drum. Sometimes when guys re-line the shoes or use aftermarket shoes it does this.
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    Re: Trailblazer Tyres

    Had the duty of installing a new set of tyres on the TB today. Previously has a set of D697 Duellers on that did well, giving 70,000km and wore down absolutely evenly and relatively few issues with...
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    Re: Trailblazer Mobili Trak warning

    If your old car battery wasnt charging make sure your alternator is working. A new battery will last a while before running down so can give you a false sense of solving the problem. Scroll to the...
  6. Thread: American Chevys

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    Re: American Chevys

    Correct on the US Colorado. Has the same 2.8 Duramax motor as the Malaysian built Trailblazer.
  7. Thread: American Chevys

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    Re: American Chevys

    Yip, we were at Epcot. Never got to look closely at the vehicle or ask many questions.
  8. Thread: American Chevys

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    Re: American Chevys

    And this is an older Silverado, showing how my wife could easily load shopping into the foot wells...and with a 5" exhaust pipe.514631514632
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    Re: American Chevys

    And what is one size down from the Tahoe and is really be classified as a soft roader is the Traverse, albeit quite a bit bigger feeling than our Captiva. This is an awesome looking car in my...
  10. Thread: American Chevys

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    Re: American Chevys

    The big boy on the SUV side is the Tahoe.
    Price and spec sheet attached. The wheels are iffy.514623514624514625514626
  11. Thread: American Chevys

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    Re: American Chevys

    One size down from the Silverado is the Colorado
    Price and spec sheet attached514620514621514622
  12. Thread: American Chevys

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    American Chevys

    On a tour of the USA I came across the following Chevys. Most cars are still very big on V6, V8 and V10 petrol motors in the USA. Fuel is about 2/3rds of the RSA fuel price.

    Starting with the...
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    Re: Going from 18" to 16" rims

    I have 18" rims and haven't done rock crawling 4x4 stuff but I've done sand driving at 1 bar, sani pass/Lesotho, driven through some rivers with serious boulders and a few 4x4 trails and have never...
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    Re: Parts and panels for Holden Colorado SUV.

    I would say so. The Holden Colorado 7 still uses the 2.8 Duramax and has even been renamed to the Holden Trailblazer.
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    Anyone find their KB6 twitchy?

    I came from a KB5 into a KB6 D/C about a year ago and found the KB6 twitchy on dirt roads. We replaced the shocks with some heavy duty Monroe shocks but the KB6 is still a very twitchy car....
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    Re: How about a photo of your Chevy..

    Chev does Mabibi and Lake Sibaya498398498399498400
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    Re: How about a photo of your Chevy..

    Day trip planned up Sani turned on its head with extra snow during the night after yesterday's snow had melted.495344495345495346
  18. Thread: Service costs

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    Re: Service costs

    Service plan to 90,000km. Warranty to 120,000km. My 4x2 Isuzu DC 105,000 service was about R5k. The 120,000 service is your choice whether to stick with agents or not as effectively your warranty is...
  19. Thread: Upgrade of my TB

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    Re: Upgrade of my TB

    The 3D bumper looks fantastic. I like the way they worked around the lower part of the grill instead of replacing it.
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    Re: Trailblazer engine bearing knock

    Any feedback from the workshop visit, lubbepi?
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    MediaRelease: Re: Isuzu launches exclusive X-Rider Black edition

    I drove behind an X-rider on the Freeway in my 2014 KB300 and when the traffic parted I battled to keep up with him while accelerating uphill. Clearly this 2.5 motor can go with some tweaking.
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    MediaRelease: Re: Isuzu launches exclusive X-Rider Black edition

    The Isuzu X-rider Black ....complemented by blacked-out B-pillars..... [emoji23]
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    Re: Trailblazer Wipers

    Key PMB.
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    Re: Mabibi campsites feedback please

    Hi All, we are thinking of going to Mabibi in August and would like to hear if the security situation in the camp and on the beach is under control before finalizing our booking. Any feedback please.
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    Re: Help with strange noise

    We have 11 Isuzu and the KB5 300 has a common problem where the boost pipe from the turbo to the intercooler starts to bulge/balloon due to age. If you open the bonnet and rev the engine you can...
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    Re: Alternator failure & signs

    Yip. 120,000km or 5 years whichever comes soonest.
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    Alternator failure & signs

    Our 2.8LTZ 4x4 manual had it's alternator pack up at 119,000km.

    First signs was a dead battery, this was replaced by battery manufacturer as a "faulty" battery as it was 18 months old.

    3 weeks...
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    Re: Trailblazer Wipers

    Can confirm chev ute wipers work well on TB. Set was R456. Rear wiper replaced with original R289.
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    Re: Brakes not releasing immediately?

    Does it have an electronic handbrake or an old style lever handbrake?
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    Re: Brakes not releasing immediately?

    Are you sure you model doesn't have hill start assist?
  31. Thread: XT 140 trailer

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    Re: XT 140 trailer

    http://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php?t=115795
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    Re: Isuzu Mu-X in SA 2018

    Nice looking car with a proven badge. Pity they haven't bumped up the power on the underutilized motor given that it is a recreational vehicle and not a workhorse.
  33. Re: Trailblazer: Upper & Lower Control Arms - please help

    I think those are for the Yank Trailblazer. Year model doesn't match Malaysian model production
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    Re: Trailblazer 2.8 LTZ - funny noise

    Waste gate/dump valve is a valve that releases excess pressure from the turbo when changing rpm, such as changing up gears from a lower gear that was at high revs. Turbo can't slow down like the...
  35. Re: Preferred dealership for Trailblazer servicing etc.

    Hi Roelf,
    The labour cost works out to R750 per hour.
    I am puzzled by the extra fuel filter because at 105,000km service there was only 1 filter kit.
    My vehicle is still under warranty at the...
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