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    Re: Discovery 4 - petrol vs diesel

    Real world tank-to-tank fuel consumption measured over 190 000kms - from "normal driving" to overlanding with roofrack and towing a trailer is 13.5 litres per 100 km. Its an average over many...
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    Re: offroad in a D5 / all new Discovery

    Hello everyone
    Thanks for all the replies Ė it is much appreciated.
    As for accessories: I have the main ones covered and G4 Outdoor was recommended by the LR dealers, so thatís a good start. ...
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    Re: offroad in a D5 / all new Discovery

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    Re: offroad in a D5 / all new Discovery

    @BruceHun, yip - didn't see our pics before posting my reply :)
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    Re: offroad in a D5 / all new Discovery

    Thanks for the replies so far
    @ BruceHun and Twginduna : On the front winch, my only comment would be that one shouldnít dismiss the need of it when launching board/jet skis on the beach! Agree,...
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    Re: offroad in a D5 / all new Discovery

    Thanks for the comments so far.
    @tgwinduna : the replies make a lot of sense. On the tow bar, I agree the standard one is well rated but isnít the gooseneck too low for an Offroad rig? I found...
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    Discovery 4 Re: Buying a disco 4 TDV6

    No doubt an awesome vehicle (having owned one from 2011) - close to a perfect combination of an all-in one vehicle - from the bush to trails to highway to beach (with the right tyres!). Read the...
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    offroad in a D5 / all new Discovery

    Hi all
    I am considering changing to the all new Discovery. The specs, features etc all point to a comfortable capable vehicle - assuming no ridiculous wheel sizes - sticking to 19Ē aka the D4. ...
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    Grand Cherokee Re: Purchasing input on a JGC 3.6 Petrol

    Thanks for the input - doesn't sound like anything major. Much appreciated.
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    Grand Cherokee Purchasing input on a JGC 3.6 Petrol

    Hi everyone

    If I can ask, I need some guidance from the JEEP GC ownersout there.
    I am considering a PETROL JGC (the 3.6l penta star engine) for my wife touse around town but also to double up...
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    Discovery 4 Hi lagusaurus Yip - resolved it the same way...

    Hi lagusaurus

    Yip - resolved it the same way you did - turn off and reboot the phone, then redo the pairing with the LR again

    Regards
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    Discovery 4 Hi all So I tried this out yesterday and it...

    Hi all

    So I tried this out yesterday and it didn't work!
    Calls works via Bluetooth but the cable connector to linkup listening to music, podcasts, etc front he phone shows ' device error'

    Any...
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    Discovery 4 Hi all LR replied that this is due to the...

    Hi all

    LR replied that this is due to the ICloud option in the new iOS system and propose the following to resolve
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    Symptoms
    When the Apple device is connected to the car system and a call...
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    Discovery 4 Iphone connection

    Hi Forumites

    I have had a ipod/iphone adapter on the Disco since 2011 and its works fine ...until I loaded the new iOS 8 onto the phone. Now on plugging it in it takes a while saying "...
  15. Hi all Deon, Discos back in my garage - safe...

    Hi all

    Deon, Discos back in my garage - safe and sound.

    The panel shop was SMH paint techniques (in Longmeadow edenvale) and I must say I would recommend them. Great service, kept to their...
  16. Hi forum A quick update for your info. I...

    Hi forum

    A quick update for your info.

    I decided to just leave the Disco unlocked and hence not in shutdown locked mode for just over 5 days.
    Before doing so I charged the battery ( state of...
  17. Hi Rhodex -thanks. I tried to close the lock...

    Hi

    Rhodex -thanks. I tried to close the lock mechanism on the drop but it didn't work. Maybe it has a two-stage locking movement but I didn't want to force it. The replacement door is costly...
  18. Discovery 4 : what happens if I cant lock the disco

    Morning all.

    Due to a momentary lapse of concentration i damaged a rear passenger door and the door can't close.
    The panel shops can only sort it out next year. The door is taped up and I can...
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    Grand Cherokee Hi all I posted a thread (very recently) on a...

    Hi all

    I posted a thread (very recently) on a slightly different topic - keep the CRD or not, not on the topic CRD or 4.7.

    http://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php?t=192009
    ...
  20. Thread: 2004 wj 2.7 crd

    by HopeT
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    Grand Cherokee Thanks for the replies so far. I have...

    Thanks for the replies so far.

    I have found comments on the reliability of the Merc engine/gearbox combination on this forum.....seems like the combo works well and should last long.

    I...
  21. Thread: 2004 wj 2.7 crd

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    Grand Cherokee 2004 wj 2.7 crd

    Hi forum

    We have a late 2004 WJ 2.7 CRD with some 160 000kms. It used to be our overlanding vehicle from about 50 000kms to 110 000kms but has since "retired" to the school and shopping mall run....
  22. Thread: Fridge hire

    by HopeT
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    Hi all Thanks - Ian is sorted on the Fridge...

    Hi all

    Thanks - Ian is sorted on the Fridge and will use the Malelane Spar for his meat.

    Regards
  23. Thread: Fridge hire

    by HopeT
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    Hi All Thanks for the input. One can always...

    Hi All

    Thanks for the input. One can always rely on forum members!

    I will let Ian (in the UK) know and see what he wants to do or if any plans have changed etc

    Regards
    Tobe
  24. Thread: Fridge hire

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    Fridge hire

    Hi forum

    A colleague from the UK is in SA in August - first the Kgalagadi for a week and then Kruger (self drive) for a week.

    Is there anywhere in the Nelspruit area he can rent a fridge (NL,...
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    Superb Service - Solihull / Brit Auto

    Hi all

    FYI.

    I recently had a really positive experience (superb service and sound advice) from Solihull 4wd (Peter) and Brit Auto (Dean).

    I would definitely recommend them if you are in...
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    Grand Cherokee Side steps and seat covers

    Hi all

    I have a JGC (2004) Laredo CRD that came with
    a) a set of stainless steel side steps and
    b) cloth seats that I replaced with leather.

    Both (the side steps and cloth coverings)...
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    Discovery 4 Hi all Thanks for the replies and references...

    Hi all

    Thanks for the replies and references to the other 4x4 community threads on this topic, which were very useful.

    I will follow-up and make a plan for a demo.

    Regards
    Tobe
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    Discovery 4 D4 long range tank and spare wheel carrier

    Hi all

    I am considering a l/r tank and spare wheel carrier combo for my Landy.

    I am looking for some advice from forum members

    1) will it have a major negative impact the air suspension? I...
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    Hi all I recommend the 19" Cooper Zeons - been...

    Hi all
    I recommend the 19" Cooper Zeons - been in the Kgalgadi in Aug towing an AfriSpoor trailer. The deep sand tracks to, in and around the Mabua area posed no problems for the Coopers.
    Regards
  30. Discovery 4 Hi all Yes - agree with all the comments on...

    Hi all

    Yes - agree with all the comments on the forum.

    I have the GY OEM tyres and they are not that great offroad.

    From my experience, soft/beach sand is a considerable nemesis to the...
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    Grand Cherokee Thanks Christo Will give Mike a call

    Thanks Christo

    Will give Mike a call
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    Grand Cherokee Jeep Service in Fourways, Kyalami area

    Hi all

    I have a 2004 JGC CRD and am looking for a reputable independent workshop for services in the northern suburbs of JHB.

    I am just not sure the Dealers are keen on working on older...
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