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    Re: Canopy air vents for positive pressure

    Can also use this:

    https://4x4direct.co.za/air-vents-and-handles/5705-air-vent.html
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    Re: Cleaning armrests?

    Sunlight liquid and a brush to agitate it. Sunlight liquid helps break down the oils.

    I had a similar problem with a steering wheel I bought second hand.

    Just be careful not to be too rough on...
  3. Thread: Hi All

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    Re: Hi All

    Pictures......
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    Aftermarket Part Sugestions

    So yesterday i was helping my father in-law install upper and lower ball joints in his Isuzu Frontier 280. He had bought Teknorot spares.

    While we were digging through the suspension we noticed a...
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    Re: Touareg engine swap.

    What's wrong with your engine?
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    Re: Longer/Upgraded Coils on Standard Shocks

    We used to lower cars back in the day and you had to take your shocks to Ian Glass and get them shortened to match the spring rate.

    If you go and fit longer springs without replacing the shocks...
  7. Thread: Ouberg Pas

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    Re: Ouberg Pas

    We didn't loop through the park as I know from last year that the road is shocking. We route we did was great roads, I often had to remind myself not to go over 80km/h.

    I drove Calvinia to Ceres...
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    Ouberg Pas

    Just did the Ouberg Pas from Sutherland and then a loop through Tankwa back to Sutherland. Was around 140km.

    The pass is amazing, the views literally stop you in your tracks. I suggest going down...
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    Re: Advice please for newbie 4x4er

    My sister and friend have Fortuners. One is a 2015 4x2 auto, the other is a 2007 4x4 manual. Both great cars, the 2007 has a tjm lift which makes it very capable off road.

    The 2007 is currently...
  10. Thread: TPMS price

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    Re: TPMS price

    Very clever idea. What steel rims you using out of interest?
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    Re: Average cost of service for double cabs

    If the mechanic supplies and fits parts then he covers those parts with his warranty. In this case 6 months.

    If I supply a faulty part then I am going to have to pay him to remove it. Why should...
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    Re: Average cost of service for double cabs

    Good grief....

    My dads Disco 3 just got a quote of R14000 to fix the handbrake.....
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    Re: Average cost of service for double cabs

    If the Mechanic buys them he is going to add a handling fee.

    Doing it yourself is cheaper.
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    Re: Average cost of service for double cabs

    Here is a invoice from 2 services ago. Was just a 10 000km service so just the oil and oil filter.
    537095



    Some recent service costs for the bakkie:


    All my auxiliary belts came to R658...
  15. Re: Nexen Roadian All Terrain PRO RA8 - Reviews please

    Not a new company, been around for 70 odd years according to Google.

    South Korean Tyre, with a few reviews online. Seem ok.

    Put them on and write a review.
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    Re: General Grabber AT3's

    Drive Out Tyre Test:

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    Re: Tyres for a Prado 150 3l Diesel

    Drive Out Tyre Test:
    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=449956&d=1497265431

    Might also help. The Wranglers seem good, but you expecting LT tyres performance from...
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    Re: Tyres for a Prado 150 3l Diesel

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=516543&d=1547733964
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    Re: Tyres for a Prado 150 3l Diesel

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/317556-Goodyear-Wrangler-Adventure-no-Kevlar?p=4181356#post4181356
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    Re: Tyres for a Prado 150 3l Diesel

    I might be talking out my a$s here, but I don't think the Wranglers here have Kevlar in side walls. Especially not at that price. Think there is a thread around here somewhere, let me look for it.
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    Re: Franschoek ripp off

    It's ok, but nothing mind blowing to put up with all the parking and traffic issues. The whole of Kalk Bay is so busy. If I want to get home sometimes I can sit for 30min on Boyes Drive cos of the...
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    Re: The cape of storm"s

    Hope everyone survived the night. We had serious winds here in the South Peninsula. 80km/h gusts and hectic rain.
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    Re: Franschoek ripp off

    We used to do Family holidays in Franschoek but it is a little pricey. But then it is kinda geared up for tourists. We now go to Montague, lovely town and lots to do. The Rose cafe/ restaurant serve...
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    Re: Tyre size conversion

    This made my head spin..... 😂

    Easier to Google it.....
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    Re: Tyre pressures dirt roads

    Through the Tankwa with a mild load I ran 1.8 bar. Didnt get any punctures.

    The corrugations were terrible in some places and you couldn't get above them even at 80km/h. In other places they were...
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    Re: Performance Brake Discs

    Quick look up for brakes for my vehicle on the Powerbrake website shows them at R3530 a set.

    So OP's mod is a good cost effective method👍
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    Re: Car Roof Lining - how to fix??

    Sometimes the glue won't stick to the old lining as the previous old glue residue is still present.

    It's really a very easy DIY job. You just need a blade, fabric and glue.
    1. Take out the...
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    Re: Car Roof Lining - how to fix??

    There is a little fabric shop in Fish Hoek main road, they sell it by the meter. It's like the stuff you line speaker boxes with.

    My roof was light, but I opted to go dark as it hides marks...
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    Re: Car Roof Lining - how to fix??

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    Re: Car Roof Lining - how to fix??

    Just take out the hard board, remove old lining and use gemchem to glue vehicle carpet to the roof. I have done it to all my vehicles, you wouldn't know it wasn't factory.

    It's also a super cheap...
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    Re: Wheel alignment needed AGAIN???

    They arent even decent mechanics anymore.
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    Re: Wheel alignment needed AGAIN???

    I take mine normally after a trail or a trip on long gravel roads. Maybe the "Hand-brake" drives the car into curbs when you not looking;D;D;D;D

    Took it to Supaquick in Fish Hoek once and after...
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    Re: Painting Hi-Lift Jack

    Perfect thanks!
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    Re: Hankook Dynapro MT

    I have a set of Hankook AT in the same size. If you dont like tham you can always swop.......;D
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    MediaRelease: Re: Adendorf Hi Lift Jack

    I stare at that 4x4 page in the catalogue every damn day;D. From what i can see Mac-Africa/ Runva is the same winch.

    535168 see also SA4x4 Article:...
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