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  1. Re: Ford very finnicky over petrol - 2nd engine replacement imminent.

    A mate of mine has the same vehicle, his first engine got replaced by Ford on about 25 000 km's, then literally a week before his warranty expired that engine went - just under 50 000 km's, also...
  2. Re: Costs of owning a Toyota Landcruiser 105 4.5EFI

    yep

    i am also looking at spending quite a bit of money on mine, lot of the same stuff you already did, and happy to do so.

    knowing it is well restored/maintained is a great feeling and to me...
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    Re: Nissans is crap en onbetroubaar.

    dit klink vir my dat jy 'n baie geduldige man is
  4. Re: Costs of owning a Toyota Landcruiser 105 4.5EFI

    I am currently having some work done on my 105.

    My previous service, full service, including radiator and engine flush, all new liquids and a connection replacement on the front difflock actuator,...
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    Re: Audi A4 1.8T Engine kapoet

    all of the best, i hope he gets sorted, not lekker to write off something, you had some higher expectations of
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    Re: Audi A4 1.8T Engine kapoet

    I see you are from PE and referring to the "dealer"

    I had a Audi and also a very bad experience with "the dealer", so much so that I told myself that i will not own an Audi or VW product again....
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    Re: Nothing works any more

    yep actually a bit scary, i did not grasp the consequences at first

    i hope they get it going again soon
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    Re: Nothing works any more

    apparently the government gazette has not been published for a couple of month's either.

    the problem with that is that some legal notifications can not be done and new laws and proposals not...
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    Re: Front , rear or twin locked? Good video

    yes i agree, it is the turning bits i try to avoid with lockers on
    if i think i am going to damage the track the locker can come on, in a straight line no problem, round corners careful consideration
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    Re: My 105 'build' thread

    Thanks i think i will give it a go.

    as for steering damper, i replaced my aftermarket ironman damper a couple of months ago with a toughdog self correcting damper, just to see the difference. I do...
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    Re: My 105 'build' thread

    Thanks Mike

    Seems like my local, very well known lock smith, can not just do a new key, i gave them a call, maybe i should go there and show them, they suggested i go to the dealers, so i will...
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    Re: Front , rear or twin locked? Good video

    I have had my 105 for a good couple of years, and only once in an obstacle used all three lockers, and that was partly to irritate my mates.

    I do every now and then go to a flat gravel section and...
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    Re: My 105 'build' thread

    wow that looks good.

    can you guys please point me also in the right direction, i am not a member on LCCSA anymore so if you can give me some info i will really appreciate it, my keys are on the...
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    Re: Post a Photo of your Camping Setup

    Now i love looking at everyone's camping setup, makes me want to get out there asap.

    But i think i have come to one conclusion, no matter how or where you camp, one thing is certain, you need a...
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    Re: Difflock vs Traction control

    dang, dat dare is porridge making talk.
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    Re: 4.5 land cruisers - Consumption?

    fun was had.......fuel consumed......check box


    PS. for guys driving tesla's, the consumption is actually 3.5l/ 100km, very little harm to the planet, bunnies and trees
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    Re: Advise on a "lifer" overland vehicle

    This was exactly why I thought if your annual mileage are not going to be too high, a good solid cruiser with some serious maintenance somewhere in that 30 odd years should see you to the end, and...
  18. Re: Help me travel - Rustenburg, to Tankwa, Tankwa to Storms Rivier

    I will have to go dig around a bit, but for the Tankwa to Stormsriver leg.

    My previous neighbor gave me directions to drive from the N1 close to Beaufort to Willowmore, all via jeep track on farm...
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    Patrol Re: 4.2 tdi Patrol DC conversion

    Reenen

    Moet tog asb nie vergeet van daai Merc convertion van jou nie, ek soek altyd 'n update daar, wil graag sien hoe hy gaan eindig. Soos Coenoes dink ek verwys het, lyk my die daaglikse werkies...
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    Re: Advise on a "lifer" overland vehicle

    I came to the exact decision 15 years ago, and swopped my then 2 year old 50 000 km Hilux for a 105 Cruiser EFI, with 150 000 km's on the clock.

    It is now a dedicated (mainly) camping travelling...
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    Re: Coffee machine repairer?

    I had great service, quick and very reasonable from Jay at espresso works, he is situated next to Sumatra.

    I will go back to him every time.
  22. Re: Beaches a no no in Nelson Mandela Bay... what else to do?

    Yep very much so.
    We did it yesterday, stopped at smitswinkel for brunch and sat under the trees, then drove to Bejaanskloof and had some icecream, from there to Wlilowmore to inflate tyres again...
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    Re: Vleis direk van boer af

    Try Gertha

    zero 84 745 zero 3 76

    Karoo en huidiglik teen R112/kg verpak en afgelewer by jou huis, COD.
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    Re: 12V Impact wrenches for wheelnuts

    i find that my power bar turns from an controlled linear force applicator into a impact wrench rather quickly, even more so on a hot day, if the nut is stuck, foul language and sporadic kicking,...
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    Re: Toyota Mechanic in Bellville

    JB's Auto repairs - he works on all Toyota's as far as i know
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    Re: 4.5 land cruisers - Consumption?

    yep i can not afford to drive anything else, and or justify driving anything else
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    Re: 4.5 land cruisers - Consumption?

    i do not check anymore, but i remember once on a trip from Cape Town through the Caprivi to Livingstone, 4 people and luggage for 5, cruising at about 115Km/h i got 6.8 Km/l.

    Now i just tell...
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    Re: LC105GX suspension question - ratings

    I am running 600's IM with air helpers at back.

    I have a long range tank and spare wheel on back bumper, and at the time this was my main reason for the heavy load carrying ability, also needed to...
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    Re: Stretcher legs/ feet tent floor protection

    Dit is einste daai, dankie Hubu
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    Re: Stretcher legs/ feet tent floor protection

    I bought some "rail ends" from Builders, the big ones. They look like the plastic squares you get for the aluminum tube ends, just bigger. I think i got it in the curtain section.
    I was looking for...
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Land Rover here please

    ja laas toe ek my vorige voertuig in n soortgelyke toestand gesien het het ek ook amper my maag se inhoud verloor. Daai vreesaanjaende geluid van n werktuigkundige wat n lang stadige fluit uitlaat en...
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Land Rover here please

    dang dit is n groot plas olie daaronder>:D
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    Re: Cost of Ownership - Mini

    I know two people who owned Mini's.

    Both had serious problems.

    Fun cars to drive but serious problems, 1 was gearbox issues and the other i am not 100% sure what the problems were, but het got...
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    Re: Cruiser EFI 105.......Advise Please

    Eish Petri baie mooi 105 daai.

    Revs op 3000 klink reg, ek het 33's op myne en die revs sit net onder 3000 (die magic fuel pomp spot) as ek so net oor 120 km/h ry.
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    Re: checking castor angle on a 76 Cruiser.

    There is another solution

    Johan Tyres - you should be able to find him on the LCCSA forum, or First Alignment Centre in Cape Town does a mod on the axel bracket if i remember correctly, where you...
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