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    Re: Van Zyl's Rus road

    25 liters? Plastic container? Diesel inside a vehicle? What was he thinking!
  2. Thread: Covid Testing

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    Re: Covid Testing

    Must have been quite empty then? Usually it is over full, buzzing, and a hangout for a hip crowd. Did not like it in high season.
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    Re: Decoding AAD LR VIN Numbers

    1989 LR 110 County SW V8 (3.5)
    VIN: 365905
    Engine nr: 2UG04571B
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    Re: Paint peeling around studs on rims.

    Those rims (and seems hub caps as well) were badly repainted at some stage, and the paint is not adhering properly. Have the wheels sandblasted and painted / powder coated properly.
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    Sticky: Re: Post photos of your Suzuki here

    That is a treasure! My favorite body style, would have been nice on the new Jimny.
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    Re: rims stuck on hubs

    Park the car in the sun so that it shines on the rim, sometimes happen because ally shrink more than steel when cold. Little bit of heat cause ally to expand more. Even pouring boiling water on hub...
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Land Rover here please

    The shape of the windscreen top and front of roof suggest this is a Santana built modified 110.
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    Re: Project 2: Defender 130 V.3-Amigos ??

    I do not think Disco 2 rear axles or air suspension are rated for a 130 load capacity. It also have a Watts linkage lateral location. Will you stay with that, or convert to the Defender set-up? Will...
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    Re: Defender Specialized Shops

    [emoji16] I'm a Land Rover 110 V8 owner and driver, but glad my daughter settled for a new Jimny.
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    Re: 79 Cruiser tow capacity

    Electrical service brakes are legal in SA AFAIK. Other oprions are pneumatic and hydraulic.
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    Re: 79 Cruiser tow capacity

    Peter, that is for run in brakes. If it have proper service brakes you may go to the 3500kg limit.
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    Re: Defender Specialized Shops

    Rather get her to buy a new Suzuki Jimny, as much fun with 10% (if that much) of the drama.
  13. Thread: LC Double Cab

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    Re: LC Double Cab

    Rear doors look a lot better than those poached-from-76 abominations doing duty on the present DC.
  14. Re: Changing tyres on vehicles with bolts instead of nuts

    Get yourself a piece of threaded bar (or a long bolt with head cut of. Loosely screw into one of the topmost threaded holes by hand, hook wheel over, put in two or more wheel bolts, then screw out...
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    Re: Olive the Nissan..........

    ;D;D As jy 'n Jimny gekry het kon jy hom eiehandig daar afgetel het en verder gery het!
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    Re: Kuruman tot Askham

    And to sleep over at Kalahari Inn (now Vanzylsrus Hotel?) and kuier in that pub!
    Edit: And eat Kalahari Truffels.
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    Re: Calvinia Camping

    Don't know if it still exists, but try Klipwerf Rest Camp in town, camping and self-catering.
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    Re: Namibia's fairy circles mystery finally solved

    I think it rains too much there. Seems the stuff is eventually water soluble or -transportable. Perhaps that is why the circles are only seen in really dry areas?
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    Re: Namibia's fairy circles mystery finally solved

    You will have a dead lawn with excellent new lawn growth in the flower beds next to it :-)
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    Defender Re: Coolant replacement 110V8

    There are two block drain plugs you also have to remove to drain all water. They are on either side of the engine below the exhaust manifolds. Then you can also flush everything with a hose pipe. And...
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    Re: Why a "high lift jack"

    My point of view is that a hi-lift is still relevant on a modern 4x4 used in off-road conditions, but only if the 4x4 in question has been fitted with safe hi-lift jacking points, the person using it...
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    Patrol Re: 4.2 tdi Patrol DC conversion

    Met daai wheel base gaan jy definitief 2 piece propshaft nodig he, en 2 rugbyvelde om om te draai [emoji16]
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    Re: 1997 Defender - ballpark value?

    Just 1 more year and the car becomes eligible for export to USA, could have large influence on price even if it needs repairs.
  24. Re: My Laaitie het 'n permanente 4WD Turbo kar gesoek vir sy eerste...

    Op Disco 1 Tdi spec jy Watt/ton [emoji1787]
  25. Thread: 4x4 Bumper

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    Re: 4x4 Bumper

    One case where a body coloured bumper might look better? Front to black for my liking
  26. Thread: Intro - Ryan

    by Mike N
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    Re: Intro - Ryan

    Welcome Ryan!
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    Re: How many kilos on your car?

    1989 Land Rover 110 V8 SW: 210000 km
    2001 Mercedes A190 Long: 118000 km
    2005 Chrysler Grand Voyager SE 3.3 V6: 220000 km
    2014 Honda CRV 2.0: 57000 km
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    Re: Sunroof Shattered

    Agree, it would just add to the upward bending, and with some aero buffeting could also help set up resonance type vibration with very little damping.
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    Re: Moremi advice please

    Position. From 3rd Bridge you can roam a large area, then different large area from Khwai. Xaka is sort of in between, roam area overlap with both 3rd and Khwai, but limited for furthest reaches of...
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    Re: Sunroof Shattered

    On a hot day with aircon full bore inside, the glass could build up thermal stress due to temp difference inside and outside. Superimpose that on the residual stress of tempered glass, and it could...
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    Re: Moremi advice please

    3 nights 3rd Bridge, 3 night Khwai (or Magotha in Khwai Community), 2 nights in Savuti. As far as game viewing is concerned, I think Savuti is overrated compared to the other two.
  32. Thread: New car

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    Re: New car

    That '96 Landy is now 25 yr old, so could fetch a premium as it can now be exported to USA.
  33. Thread: Reen in namibia

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    Re: Reen in namibia

    Lyk of daar bruggie oor damwal kort, dit pla my OCD!
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    Re: Prado DIY Builds.

    Be careful of SS bolts used with SS nuts, they seize lik nothing. Use nickle or copper based anti-seize compound if it must be stainless, otherwise just use good quality plated nuts & bolts, and...
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    Re: I want a Jimny!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    My dogter kon nie al haar goed in die Jimny kry toe sy Nelspruit toe getrek het nie. Ek sou alles in my 110 Landy gekry het :-)
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