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  1. Re: "Something" bit my daughter - advice please

    Spiders generally have a bite site that you can clearly see the bite marks. The site also often gets a hard welt.

    I also cant see the bite site but something like a blister beetle will make those...
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    Re: What kind of animal is this????

    Hippo was my 1st thought as well
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    Re: Is the extra cost worth it?

    We have BF Goodrich for the work bakkie and she has worked a LOT.

    Thick and thin, 50 000km later and 5 years of serious torture and they still working mighty hard. Gone through 2 sets of Wranglers...
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    Re: When are campsites opening?

    All guests that were staying in the Pilanesberg area yesterday were told to go home. Kwa, Bakubung, Kingdom Resort, all got notices yesterday at 11:00am to halt accommodation and send patrons home...
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    Re: 24 year old, starting my 4x4 journey

    Welcome to the forum!

    You will find a HUGE wealth of knowledge from all walks of life here......and some things that require a pinch (or KG) of salt;D

    Just my 2cw on the Kzte.....erm, I hit...
  6. Thread: Insect ID

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    Re: Insect ID

    We do get these here.

    Here in the park you get swarms of millions of them every few years, its a sight to see.

    People are used to termites doing this but not really ants for some reason.

    As...
  7. Thread: Insect ID

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    Re: Insect ID

    Looks to me like an ant.

    Had any rain lately?

    These are the flying alates that go forth and form new colonies.
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    Re: The horror of owning a Land Rover again.

    I know right!! I went to Kruger last month and my Freelander 2 cost me R3000 in fuel alone!! I mean these things are just money pits....

    Please dont blame the Freely for these things. Cars, ALL...
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    Freelander II Re: Freelander 2 Shock Absorber Replacement

    I did my rears about 2 years ago when getting my spacer lift installed, quoted R600 for the labor (4x corners!), but because the shop killed my one CV when doing the install they didn't charge me. (I...
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    Re: Earth tremor ?

    Technology is AMAZING!
    Open the post, read title, open Google, type in quake, comes up with all info in seconds!
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    Re: Fortuner auto 4x4 gear issue

    Cheers for the suggestion. Gave this a bash and left the +ve cable off for 5 min solid and all we got was more of the same and have to re-tune the radio:)

    It's odd. The sequence is correct but we...
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    Re: Fortuner auto 4x4 gear issue

    Cheers for the reply. I suspected that and told her not to try force the lever till I got there but she had 45 min to kill and was, as you say, doing the gorilla thing.... But at least that's a start...
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    Fortuner auto 4x4 gear issue *SOLVED*

    Hi all,

    Normally in the Landy section but here on my mother's behalf.

    Had a strange issue in the KNP this afternoon that would like any insight from those in the know.

    She has a 2009 4x4...
  14. Freelander II Re: Does anyone own a Haynes Manual for Freelander II?

    This PDF is very valuable if you own a Freelander 2. It does have a door section in it pg 2305 onwards.

    https://www.landyzone.co.uk/land-rover/freelander-2-repair-and-maintenance-manual.247438/
  15. Re: Can by using injector cleaner, improve fuel consumption? Any coomments on this?

    I found giving the MAF Sensor a bit of a clean using electro clean (from Spaanyaard) that sorted out a slow increase in my fuel economy, so there are things that may be able to help.

    Winter you...
  16. Re: Claimed Consumption Please sue a manufacturer

    My Freelander 2 did 5.8L/100km very consistently on highway trips....with the Michelin HT tyres on!!!

    Now with the General Grabber AT3's I get 8.2l/100km consistantly on the same trips from Sun...
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    Re: My new old Prado

    With that age just check on the rubber bits n pieces in the suspension (Ball joints can and do break!)

    Also just bear in mind a lot of folks do the water pump as preventative on these motors.
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    Re: Crispy Toyota

    You think we ever get the answer or is this how it is now, another ------

    "guess what guys, I just did an oil change with this amazing product that I can't tell you about but boy I'm telling you,...
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    Freelander II Re: Can anybody help me identify this part?

    Hi all,

    Thanks for the replies and advice.

    Finally fount the part on that Russian document, its part of the "Cylinder Head" section!

    Its part # is LR2835, pic attached.

    I got some...
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    Freelander II Re: Can anybody help me identify this part?

    Thanks so much for this link! I used to have this type of view from TOYODIY for my Toyota Prado and it was invaluable for parts numbers and a good view of what things look like!! Been looking on...
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    Freelander II Re: Can anybody help me identify this part?

    [QUOTE=jelo;4104599]Post a picture.

    Can do tomorrow, at the moment it has q-bond and a inner tube on it with cable ties.... that's what got me home from Jozi!! So will need to clean up the area to...
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    Freelander II Can anybody help me identify this part?

    Hi all,

    I have found a tiny hole in what the Land Rover manual calls the "Coolant return from oil cooler", Number 1 in the diagram attached. I loose about 1.5l of coolant per 30km! So its a...
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    Re: biggest loss in Indian corporate history

    519046
    Well with prices like this, Land Rover alone has gone into a totally different market, which I don't think is as big as the market it was originally in. In this day and age, especially in...
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    Re: Mesmerizing video of precision work

    Just gone to his Youtube channel, amazing works of brilliance and very well videographed. (and it seems he is in a wheelchair, hence the inspirational music and tones)
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    Re: How much mileage is too much

    No matter what brand, I have always been told by diesel mechs that 300 000km is getting to the max for a injection pump so you may see many motors going online just before this figure as many will...
  26. Thread: Spider ID

    by Stringb3an
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    Re: Spider ID

    Those 4 dots on the back points to a Velvet Spider me thinks. Size? Location?
  27. Re: Elephant Attack During Sleep - Third Bridge, Moremi

    As said before, these animals can be unpredictable. But there may be an explanation.

    A while back there was a game viewer (25 seater truck) broken down on the road at night in the park. They...
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    Re: Ball joint boot query

    I would not accept that, not in a long shot. Who did the work?

    The boot is not a cosmetic thing, it has a function.

    I wont believe that it is going to be 100% if you were to do a muddy river...
  29. Thread: Bad Diesel

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    Re: Bad Diesel

    Have been seeing more and more of this and reading more about it.

    With the high cost of Diesel fuel these days, many are filling up with the cheapest fuel available.

    The suspicions I have had...
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    Re: How Much Bad Luck Can One Have

    I'm so pleased when I read something like this...... not at all for your misfortune, but purely for my sake!!!!!

    I at least can take comfort in the fact that when I have a few things all going...
  31. Re: SIZING EXERCISE: from grid to PV/solar in phases

    Sounds expensive. Well for my 2cw here is a company I found in JHB that custom makes this sort of kit for housing, offices and such. Got some LiFePO4 batteries from their warehouse once and its quite...
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    Re: Creepy crawlies ID

    Keeping the names simple....

    Scorpion looks like a bark scorpion (Pseudolychas) Being on a vertical surface like that rules out any burrowing type (opistothalmas) Gives a nasty sting though, can...
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    Re: field guide courses

    This baffles me a bit.......
    Why on earth would you discourage somebody from following their passion????

    A few days ago I was reading a thread about how we need more skilled artisans and...
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    Re: field guide courses

    I did my course through BTA in 2010 with Sakkie van Aswegen..


    https://bushveldtrainingadventures.co.za


    Definately a man who knows more than anyone should about the bush and the industry...
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    Re: The Queen is dead, long live the Queen..

    Thank goodness everyone is ok!!

    I can understand your frustration completely! People can say all they want that its just a car, but its not!!! All the care and attention you put in it for the 7...
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