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    Re: Snomaster vs Engel vs NL

    If you have the time, here is a very comprehensive 7 part series testing 4 major brands of 40L fridges.

    Engel
    Snomaster
    ARB
    Waeco

    Unfortunately the NL is not included.
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    Re: New Maxxis Razr AT 811 tyres - promising owner experience

    After just completing a little over 1000kms off-road, all of which was in 4x4, combination of high and low range, and experiencing rock, sand, and corrugated gravel, I'm extremely happy with my tyres.
  3. Re: Namakwa Ecotrail Part 2 plus West Coast Questions

    When are you going, we'll be there also 3rd week April.
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    Re: Tie in Hook/Bolt

    Have you tried 4x4direct?
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    Re: 4x4 Community Sticker.

    The had at Safari Center N1 end of last year.
  6. Re: What are the must watch African YouTube Overland Chanels

    Hi Alex, good to see you plugging your youtube channel here. Was great having a chat earlier on Insta

    For anyone else reading this post, I would highly recommend them to go watch Alex's channel....
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    Re: Deciding on what tyre to purchase

    I have also gone the Razr AT811 route, and did 300km of gravel in Dec, ....fantastic tyre. Extremely quiet and great on and off road performance. Decided on this tyre from the exceptional reviews in...
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    Re: Isuzu suspension

    Have you tried Mark at Maniac4x4? Very knowledgeable guy that will assist you.

    https://maniac4x4.co.za/
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    Re: WJ 2.7 CRD vs 4.7 Overland

    Totally agree.
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    Re: WJ 2.7 CRD vs 4.7 Overland

    You don't make mention of mileage?

    My 2.7 was a fantastic vehicle however I bought it with very few KMs on it.

    Make sure of the following:
    1.) Unclip the plastic engine cover of the diesel...
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    Re: Budget 2" lift kit

    Have you tried Zone Off-road?

    https://www.zoneoffroad.co.za
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    Re: New Maxxis Razr AT 811 tyres - promising

    I fitted these tyres yesterday.

    I went this route for
    1.) the brilliant reviews in Auz
    2.) price point compared to that of BFG KO2s, and Cooper ST Maxx,
    3.) previous experience with Maxxis...
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    Re: New Maxxis Razr AT 811 tyres - promising

    Anyone know who stocks or provides these tyres in Western Cape other than Errols online.
  14. Suspension Re: Toyota Fortuner suspension upgrade - Bilstein,OME,Fox

    A very comprehensive shock comparison done by the Auzzies, admittedly does not include all major brands, but makes for interesting reading to some. 592128
  15. Suspension Re: Toyota Fortuner suspension upgrade - Bilstein,OME,Fox

    After months of research, I did a full Tough Dog upgrade on the Hilux and having an easy 9 stage adjustment on the shocks to accommodate load variances, has completely transformed the ride over...
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    Re: Old Postal Route - Biedouw Valley

    Did you have to turnaround and drive back to Enjo? There are three rivers, the Tra Tra, Matjiesriver and the Doring. Enjo to Doring on the Mertenhof farm is about 5hrs taking in the sights.
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    Re: Old Postal Route - Biedouw Valley

    I would be be surprised if the Doring is low enough to cross with all the recent rain and snow melt. One option is to start on the Tankwa side early, and one can view if the river is passable, if not...
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    Re: Troopy's still available?

    Land Cruiser 78 Troop Carrier
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    Re: Prince Alfred pass in March

    No problem at all, the pass is a good gravel road, no rocks. Enjoy the trip.
  20. Re: Anyone recomend a place for rust proofing - Cape Town

    I can highly recommend Anthony Zeeman, +27 83 441 8182. He works from the Maniac 4x4 premises in Montagu Gardens.
  21. Re: Fortuner front suspension for replacement bumper

    I spent about a month researching all the various options,..with all of the major brands having good and bad reports, but eventually settled on Tough Dog. It was not an option I made lightly, but,...
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    Re: Cederberg or Tankwa in February?

    Why not both? Beautififul trip if you folllow the Postal Route from Tankwa to Biedouw, then you can still do the Eselbank from Wupperthal to Oasis? The Doring, Tra-Tra and Matjiesfontein rivers will...
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    Re: New member with a problem!

    The angle on the front prop is too acute and worse if you have a lift of 2" or more. Best way round this common problem on the WJ is to fit a double cardan prop.

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    Re: Anybody know this WJ ?

    I haven't started officially advertising the jeep yet since it's only a decision I recently had to take.
    Would you like to pm me your email address and I can mail you any details about the vehicle?
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    Re: Anybody know this WJ ?

    I also have a WJ 2.7 but only just over 120,000kms on the clock but also love this Jeep and has given me incredible service. With very sad heart, it is now for sale since its taking up room with 4...
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    Re: Replacement Bumper for Hilux 2012

    Worth chatting to Mark at Maniac4x4, his workmanship is excellent.
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  27. Thread: Atf +4

    by wtrlan
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    Re: Atf +4

    Some previous discussion on this topic refers to different qearboxes and options:

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/285194-Are-all-ATF-4-oils-equal

    ATF+4 available online:...
  28. Looking for great road trip gravel tracks within 3hrs from Cape Town

    Anyone have any great "secret" gravel roads they know of close to Cape Town. I have done Tankwa, Postal Route and the Cederberg many many times. I have looked at the west coast, but it appears most...
  29. Re: 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 2.7CRD High Output Alternator

    I see you are in the Strand, have you tried places like Ck Auto Spares
    Unit 4- 5 Broadlands Factory Park
    Chilwan Crescent
    Strand

    There are also a lot of CRDs being broken up for spares, you...
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    MediaRelease: Wupperthal devastating fire

    https://www.sapeople.com/2018/12/31/devastating-fire-destroys-historic-town-of-wupperthal-cederberg-south-africa
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    Re: Jeep WJ 2.7 CRD Oil Pressure Sender

    You guys had me thinking about mine as I never really noticed, but can confirm similar behavior.
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    Re: Best Jeep Service in Cape Town area

    I was recommended K.A.T Customs, 4 Chrome str, Brackenfell. Excellent service and communication by Anton van den Oever. Used him twice this year, very happy. From my experience, I would happily...
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    Re: Doing a proper lift on a WJ

    I see you in the WC, happy to meet up for you to check out.
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    Re: Doing a proper lift on a WJ

    I did initially, but that was my own fault for fitting the prop incorrectly. I didn't seat it 100% on the diff side. Since its fitted properly, I really can't say that I have felt vibration. If there...
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    Re: Doing a proper lift on a WJ

    I also have a Bulli-prop, no issues. Still being used every weekend.
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