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    Re: Electrical Queston - Driving Lights

    Sorry, but it really annoys me when people insist on driving with fog lights on
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    Re: Electrical Queston - Driving Lights

    You should not be driving with your fog lights on in normal circumstances, it's against the law:

    In terms of Regulation 163 (6) of the National Road Traffic Act, 93 of 1996, No person is allowed...
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    Re: Is this it?

    The G-wagen no longer has a SFA anymore
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    Re: If a V10 isn't big enough...

    Hmmm... It's surprisingly not all that fast... the 0-100 was 5.3. Which is only 0.3s faster than a standard little Golf GTI. THe Range Rover Sport V8 Supercharged is a muuuuuuuuuuuch more fun car to...
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    Re: Is this it?

    But no models of the previous Defender came with a rear diff lock... Why would it be such an issue with the new one? Yes it will have less articulation as the previous one, but the traction control...
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    Re: Is this it?

    From what I can find, these are the standard sizes available:
    255/70R18 (32)
    255/65R19 (32)
    255/60R20 (32)
    275/45R22 (32)
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    Re: Is this it?

    He mentioned a 33" tyre. A 33" tyre is a 33" tyre regardless of the size of the rim.... By deault all the new Defenders come with a 32" tyre regardless of whether you choose 18, 19, 20 or 22" rim...
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    Re: Is this it?

    You guys keep harping on about this, yet if you compare the defender with the 20" option has a 153mm sidewall, and a Fortuner with the standard 18" option has 159mm. Is does the 6mm really make THAT...
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    Sticky: Re: Mitsubishi Pics....

    Won't your insurance cover that?
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    Re: Rhino vs ARB replacement bumpers

    Surely these replacement bumpers also compromise the safely of the occupants though? As the vehicle is no longer absorbing as much of the impact, so that impact is going to surely be passed onto the...
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    Re: Is this it?

    Exactly. And I will bet that there is no way that a stock previous generation Defender will be anywhere near as capable as the new one
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    Re: 2006 v6 4x4 prado

    The 120 was changed to a 5 speed auto somewhere around 2007, I think that helped a bit with the gear hunting on hills
  13. Re: R5000,00 to replace Audi lost key!! Any cheaper alternatives?

    These no-claim bonuses which insurers offer are such a farce... You are paying insurance every month so that you can claim, and now they try to disuade you from claiming. It is ridiculous.
    Let's...
  14. Thread: R5 Touareg

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    Re: R5 Touareg

    Surely it's not technically true to say that Marius' Treg had double that.... He did change the engine at one point...

    I had an R5, bought it with about 160,000k on the clock, and I sold it with...
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    Re: Range Rover Classic vs Discovery 2

    That one is incredibly tempting...
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    Re: id this spider please

    Looks like a type of Velvet spider to me
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    Re: A question for the clever guys.

    About R300,000
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    Re: A question for the clever guys.

    For R5,500 per month, no deposit over 5 years, you're looking at a car for around R250,000... Lots of different vehicles available for that price
  19. Re: Best route Pretoria to Orpen Gate (KNP) towing a caravan?

    I go to Hoedspruit every 2 months, and the road condition has improved a lot. I always go Dullstroom -> Lydenburg -> Ohrigstad -> Hoedspruit. And then Orpen gate is just down the road from...
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    Re: True-Grit Insurance?

    https://lmgtfy.com/?q=True-Grit+Insurance
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    Patrol Re: Why dont more people buy the Y62 Patrol..

    Surely Nissan should also need to release a new model for that type of comparisson to be fair?
    The 200 has been around for only 3 years longer than the Y62 (2007 vs. 2010)
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    Re: Does a Kuga count as a 4x4??

    Mercedes G-Class:
    Approach: 31
    Departure: 30

    Land Rover Discovery 3/4:
    Approach: 37.2
    Departure: 29.6

    Renault Duster:
    Approach: 31
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    Re: some action from Zwartkops raceway

    I started from the first session, so around 10am, and I left at about 1pm. I was in the novice/4 cylinder group
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    Re: some action from Zwartkops raceway

    I was there on Sunday with my Fiat 124 Abarth (grey). Did you happen to get any photos of it?
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    3D Printed cup holders

    I wonder if anyone can assist me.... My Fiat 124 Spider does not come with cup holders as standard, and Fiat was R2,000 for a set.
    I have a set of designs which can be 3D printed which should work...
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    Re: Is this it?

    Well the latest G-Class has already lost it's solid front axle... Should that no longer be called a Gelandewagen anymore then?
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    Re: Tdv6 Disco 3 issues.

    I reckon it's the fuel pump in the fuel tank. Had a similar problem in my TDV6 and eventually the pump packed up completely
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    Re: Marius's Gen4 Pajero life thread

    Looks like a 2007 GLX. I think all the GLX's had rear diff lock
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    Re: Porsche Cayenne for overlanding

    The Cayenne has better ground clearance than a standard Land Cruiser 70, so I don't see why you'd have a problem overlanding in it
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    Re: Can Lugging cause crank shaft failure ?

    It can actually come surprisingly close... we did a trip to Durban recently in a Range Rover 5.0 Supercharged, and with cruise control set to 120 for most of the way, we averaged close to 11 l/100km...
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    Re: Prado 120 4x4 Mechanics

    The Prado is a full-time 4x4 vehicle, so that means you can make use of low range while leaving the centre diff lock disengaged. This is very useful as it allows you to maneuver a trailer/caravan in...
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    Re: EToll Summons - Lawyers

    You're doing exactly the same
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    Re: Disco 3 TDV6 Auto - kickdown issue

    With me it probably carried on for about 6 months. It was first only on kickdown, then it started happening during any heavy acceleration. I eventually got so used to sorting it out, it would happen...
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    Re: Disco 3 TDV6 Auto - kickdown issue

    My Disco 3 developed the same problem at one point. Occasionally if I accelerated hard, it would go into limp mode. Switch off engine and back on, and then everything was fine again.
    It started...
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    Re: Pretoria restaurant

    De Kloof http://dekloofrestaurant.co.za/
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