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    Olive the Nissan..........

    Ek sal ook die 4x4 ding haat is as my pelle my die heeltyd agter in die "boot" gooi!
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    Re: Living with a Jimny and a baby

    I would caution you to think of your purchase in a practical way when it comes to deciding on a suv vs double cab, having owned more than one of each type. Double cabs are the answer if you are going...
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    Living with a Jimny and a baby

    For the price of a new Jimny you can buy a demo Mahindra Scorpio 4x4, or any of the bakkie based SUV's or double cabs still with below 100 000km if you don't mind the 5 years age. All much more...
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    Re: TheQM G43 Mag extension

    Is this an extension only or does it include a new spring as well?
  5. Re: Hydrogen ? As general alternative & transition.

    https://youtu.be/1Ajq46qHp0c
  6. Re: Hydrogen ? As general alternative & transition.

    https://youtu.be/1Ajq46qHp0c
  7. Re: Hydrogen ? As general alternative & transition.

    I've also been following the whole hydrogen as energy source for vehicles for a while.

    It seems that it makes more sense from an efficiency point of view to use liquid hydrogen to generate...
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    Re: March Difflock vs Traction Control brekkie Run

    Ek wil 'n voorstel maak: Of ons dalk 'n finale lys kan saamstel van almal wat RSVP met hul voertuie en basiese beskrywing van wat hulle 4x4 stelsel behels.
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    Re: Verado 7.3Ltr V12 600Hp

    https://youtu.be/eomT3S622XQ
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    4Wd-27/7 Ute of the year!

    After having watched this I would buy a Mitsubishi, Pajero Sport or Triton any day. Seems like they have really solid engineering behind their products.

    Toyota and Ford has way too much market...
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    Re: 4Wd-27/7 Ute of the year!

    Must say I like the Aussie 4x4 journalism. In general they seem much more neutral on their comments where over here our local guys almost seem to be paid by certain manufacturers.

    It's refreshing...
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    Re: Verado 7.3Ltr V12 600Hp

    What a machine! Here it will probably end up at the R1.5 million mark if I have to guess.
  13. Thread: Amarok reverse

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    Re: Amarok reverse

    7+2 dan!
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    Poll: Re: VW Cross Up! vs Fiat Panda Cross

    I have owned the previous version many years ago and my experience is exactly what the guys said in previous answers. If you keep in mind that it's a great city car that can do gravel and some sand,...
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    Re: March Difflock vs Traction Control brekkie Run

    I hope someone brings a Duster, while I had mine I never had the opportunity to fully test it's capability, I suspect it will do well.
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    March Difflock vs Traction Control brekkie Run

    Vir nou is ek in!
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    Re: Difflock vs Traction control

    Between #55 and #56 we got 10 Different setups.

    As far as your comment about this not needing to turn out a competition I agree.

    I for one am not a regular off-roader and would appreciate tips...
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    Re: Difflock vs Traction control

    As far as I know so does my Cherokee Trailhawk when the rdl is engaged.
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    Re: Difflock vs Traction control

    I think it would probably depend on which vehicle you are talking about. Stock off the show room floor. If I have to pick a vehicle to drive through Africa from Cape Town to Morocco making a couple...
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    Re: Difflock vs Traction control

    I'm in, I know you will kick ass, but I would like to see what my stock Cherokee Trailhawk can do.
  21. Thread: Amarok reverse

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    Re: Amarok reverse

    In plaas van 9 vorentoe kan hulle 8 vorentoeen twee reverse, een met 'n low ratio gedoen het?[emoji16]
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    Re: Difflock vs Traction control

    Little to no electronic stuff that can fail on you. Would be my top option to tackle dark Africa.
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    Re: Difflock vs Traction control

    I have watched may videos over the last couple of days as a result of this thread.
    What I have derived from best to worst systems is the following.

    1. Low range. Full diff lock front, center and...
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    Patrol Re: Rd28t safari sc opbou uit niks

    Dit klink vir my na 'n bfkte plan! Dink net hoe mooi gaan daai Safari klink met 'n L28 as jy 'n lekker pyp opsit.

    Dit sal 'n baie nice Restomod Safari bakkie maak!
  25. Re: Could this be the replacement for the pathfinder in South Africa

    The market is the USA is different, there they have compact crossovers like the Ford Escape(Kuga), then the midsize "soft roaders" like this Nissan Pathfinder, Kia Sorrento, Toyota Highlander, etc...
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    Fortuner Re: Toyota Fortuner buying guide?

    So the short answer is permanent 4wd is designed to be in 4wd all the time, even on normal dry tarred roads. This gives a considerable safety aspect on wet/ muddy roads without having to shift...
  27. Thread: Renault Duster

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    Renault Duster

    It's one of its documented quirks. When I bought mine it did it from new. I complained at the dealership who had it checked out by an independent gearbox specialist, who reported "all in order". I...
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    Fortuner Re: Toyota Fortuner buying guide?

    That's always been my experience with new vehicles, after you own it for about 3 months you are used to how it drives and perform, wether you upgrade or downgrade in power.
    Your frame of reference...
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    Re: Am I going to be forced to buy a Fortuner?

    Agreed there are stories of any brand for and against buying. I personally like the Mitsubishi's my dad had a Colt 2.8 that ge put about 500k km on before selling it, although there are many stories...
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    Re: 3.0 patrol towing

    Ek het so paar jaar terug 'n Toyota Hilux 2.5 SRX gehad (sonder die intercooler) Ek het op daardie stadium net die uitlaat laat verander na 'n freeflow (sonder die dpf) dit het die kw van 76 na 82...
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    Re: Loskop Dam | Bream

    My dad owned the farm many years ago right on the inlet coming from Middleburg side. Back then boats were not allowed in that part of the dam. In later years they started launching boats at Marulani...
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    Fortuner Re: Toyota Fortuner buying guide?

    I would go for a v6 long term, the fuel consumption if you don't drive like a boy racer is very similar to the diesels for every day use. 7.5-8km/l allround. The petrol is a simple motor and I would...
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    Am I going to be forced to buy a Fortuner?

    You should be able to find a nice Everest for that budget. What really gets to me is the whole "Toyota is the only reliable vehicle out there" Attitude and being VERY surprised when someone reports...
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    Re: 2017 Ford Everest 2.2xlt vs 3.2 xlt auto

    Enjoy! The Everest is a great vehicle.
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    Re: 2017 Ford Everest 2.2xlt vs 3.2 xlt auto

    I also have a 2.2 XL that we use in a similar way you intend to. My boat weighs about 750kg plus all the stuff we pack in the car for a typical family of four on holiday.

    I prefer to tow in manual...
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