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  1. Re: 2006 Freelander I 2.0 TD4 HSE (low km) vs 2010 Freelander II 2.2 TD4 HSE (high km

    If you like hiking, FL1.

    If you prefer to drive to your destination, FL2.
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    Re: July Brekkie Run V2.0

    Sometimes new technology just makes life so much easier!
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    Re: Freelander 2 reliability

    https://m.facebook.com/groups/384441678104?view=permalink&id=10155255279643105&anchor_composer=false
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    Re: The 2020 Epic River Trip (Part2)

    Of dit kan van daai Liberty Freedom ouens se permitte wees?

    Maar nog steeds, die verkeerde ou op die verkeerde plek kan maak dat die trip katstrofies eindig.
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    Re: The 2020 Epic River Trip (Part2)

    Die permit deel is maklik - If it is on paper I can make it!

    Die risiko is dat daar net erens iemand 'n oproepie maak en die manne in blou kom vra onnodige vrae...die kanse dat dit goed sal eindig...
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    Re: To Pump her, or leave her???

    A waterpump and labour is way cheaper that a recon/repaired engine!
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    Re: Custom trailer idea

    Just for clarification: Do you want one trailer to load the bike and jetski(together or separate) or a trailer for each?
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    Re: My Touareg failed me

    Some Freelander 2's also suffer from the steering lock issue - But an Indy that knows his stuff sommer switch it off permanently with his computer.
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    Re: Freelander 2 reliability

    Please, DO NOT reuse the old resivoir! Inside there is a very fine mesh filter that is not servicable. The oil flow will be constrained and you might have do redo the whole steering system again!
    ...
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    Re: Dr tranny shudder fix

    Afail British 4x4 also stock it, or Mikebob here on the forum can help.
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    Re: Freelander 2 reliability

    Thats the stuff. Iirc it was R100 a years or 3 ago.
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    Re: Freelander 2 reliability

    I know abour some steering rack issues but nit the frequent oil change.

    Change the resivoir bottle now with the recon reck since it has a built in mesh filter that blockes over time. Also, it uses...
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    Re: The 2020 Epic River Trip (Part2)

    I guess uncle Squirrel just cancelled the trip?
  14. Freelander II Re: Freelander 2 - Does it warrant buying a Warranty

    I would not sommer, unless it is really decently priced?

    Does your 2012 FL2 have a manual gearbox? I really did not know that you could still get a manual box in 2012!
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    Re: Soundproofing

    Goedkoopste is om daai blou stappers matjies by Mr Price Sport te kry en dit met Genkem op alle metaal oppervlaktes te plak.

    Sal jou minder as R1000 kos en dit werk regtig goed.

    Jy gaan die...
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    Re: Freelander 2 reliability

    I'll have to check but I think our FL2 is touching 270 000km.

    Unfortunately I was one of first to have gearbox issues. My fix cost R32k in total, but a similar exersice should cost not more than...
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    Re: Uniglide and the future

    R100 for 500ml, which I think should be enough - really affordable!
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    Re: Uniglide and the future

    I have a Hikux Kztr that had difficulty engaging 1st gear - you had to put it in second and then only would it go into first gear.

    I spoke to Henri and he advises Uniglide.

    We met up 2 days ago...
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    Re: The 2020 Epic River Trip (Part2)

    What would be the best route to Giyani?

    Pretoria - Pietersburg - Mooketsi - Giyani?
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    Re: DEBATE: Pajero vs Land Rover

    My wife drives an FL2, I have enough friends with other LR's and a few Pajero's.

    For hassle free motoring(plus very affordable insurance) you can not sommer beat a Pajero!
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    Re: The 2020 Epic River Trip (Part2)

    If it is on, I am in! And another car, thus 2x vehicles.
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    Re: Engine transplant into D3

    You really only have 2 workable options, and both has the same guy involved: Mikebob!

    Either sell it to him or get him to drop a new motor into your car and drive it home.

    I have been to Mike's...
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    Re: Jaguar XJ - to buy or not

    Eerder jy as ek!

    Ek dink nie my klokke is groot genoeg vir so gamble nie!

    Ek sal maar my kanse met iets Japanees of selfs Land Rover vat.
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    Re: KZ-TE 3.0 Engine

    If the motor is completely stuffed I would contact Engines and more, if only head damage, buy a new AMC head and carry on with life!

    Prepare to part with R35k plus of a complete engine.
  25. Re: Freelander 2 excessive fuel consumption

    Hi Kev,

    Ja, some FL3's is just not that economical it seems.

    Long distance, of I run a true 128km/h I get arpund 9-10L/100km, however, if I stick to 120km/h it drops sub 9.

    In town it is...
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    Re: Stainless steel snorkels

    Most plastic snorkels has a too small diameter to supply enough air yo the engine.

    These SS models usually flows way better.

    A 3.0 turbo diesel need an airpipe of around 100mm for sufficient...
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    Re: Jaguar XJ - to buy or not

    A mate had a 2010 Supercharged.

    We just spoke about it yesterday.

    He recons it is the best car he has owned - thus coming from a man that owner a few Defenders, Disco 3, Hondas, etc. His...
  28. Fortuner Re: Just bought a Fortuner 4.0 4x4 auto at auction.

    You stole it!!!

    At which auction house did you buy?
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    Re: Nightmare new VW engine

    I was in a workshop where the guys was working on a twin turbo 320 BMW. It took 3 sweating guys to get 1 little bolt in!
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    Re: The EPIC River Trip 2020

    I sure do hope so!!
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    Re: Land cruiser 105 series advice

    Another question: Why the change of career if you already know it will pay way less?
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    Re: Chip on 2.8 GD6?

    Kort antwoord: Vat jou kar Dastek toe vir 'n Unichip.

    Inplug chips: Kan net 'n sekere % meer brandstof meer gee, dis net 'n boks vol resistors.
    Sagteware: Meeste vee die standaard veiligheid...
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    Re: Land cruiser 105 series advice

    Sometimes we have to make hard decisions which we do not really want to entertain.

    It seems you are currently at that place and if you think with your head and not your heart, the sensible thing...
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    Re: Trying to trace my classic Range Rover

    If you still have the complete VIN number, it can be looked up on our version of DMV.

    BUT importing secondhand vehicles into South Africa was stopped somewhere in the early 2000's(IIRC), bar a few...
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    Re: Corona Virus is over

    A Namib desert trip.

    Since money is no concern, as soon as we are done, go back to the start and do it again!
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