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    Re: New member, new to 4x4

    Welcome Hennie! Same question! And remember we need photos!
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    Re: Jaguar XJ - to buy or not

    Well I have an A4 and a Q5 and both have given me good service so far. The A4 is on 227k km currently. I can work on both these cars myself, where I cannot work on a Jag myself. Not that an awful...
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    Re: Jaguar XJ - to buy or not

    My dad is a bit of a Jag fan and he has had a couple over the years (currently has an F-Pace 3.0TDI). Really nice cars and good styling, quick and comfortable, loads of features etc. but the...
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    Re: discovery 4 3.0 tdv6 2010

    Mods, please move this thread to the Landrover section, I am sure the OP would be able to get some answers there.
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    Re: Trying to trace my classic Range Rover

    I am keeping an eye on this thread, I hope you end up finding your Rangie!

    I always thought it would be great to get my 2 door back at some point when I am older and in the position to rebuild it...
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    Re: Bronco, would you?

    Well for what its worth the original pic looks good, that would be something I could see myself drive. Looks like a fun vehicle! The actual release version won't look anywhere near that good, but...
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    Re: It's a wrap on the CJ7

    Job well doen, thanks for sharing!
  8. Re: R5000,00 to replace Audi lost key!! Any cheaper alternatives?

    What was the outcome here? What key does your A3 use, a normal "key" or the small "soap on a rope" type the A4 and up has? To do the full monty on an Audi/VW you would need VCDS which is pretty...
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    Re: Nightmare new VW engine

    Yea that sounds terrible, I don't think I would have been as patient as you have been with it!
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    Re: Nightmare new VW engine

    As a matter of interest what issues have you had with yours?
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    Re: Nightmare new VW engine

    I have the older generation of this same engine in my A4, currently sitting on 227k km, it did burn oil at some point, which was a problem that Audi resolved under good will. It is a well documented...
  12. Thread: A upgrade

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    Re: A upgrade

    Why is everyone so critical of the OP? It is long established that this forum is for much more than pure 4x4 actives. Only thing that is going to happen is we are going to alienate a member that may...
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    Re: Q7 on big offroad tyres

    Stephan may come along and confirm, but I am pretty sure they will fit without a problem, in the event of the screw on the control arm being a problem a small spacer would solve that, but it is...
  14. Poll: Re: 1953 Colchester Student Mk1 6" gap bed - A restoration project

    Excellent thread! Thanks for taking the time to take photos and post, it really is time consuming to do so!
  15. Thread: Trade thread

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    Sticky: Re: Trade thread

    Thanks for all the guys that made contact, the clean-up and move has been completed and no further items are available.
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    Re: Touareg: which one NOT to get?

    The Treg's are great, but can be expensive to maintain, and unless you can swing a spanner yourself (even a little will help) your costs will be higher. I am not sure what his budget is, but newer...
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    Re: Advice AWD softroader

    Just a question, will the average soft-roader be tough enough to last on the rough roads? Is a double cab not a better option? I know a double cab is also a serious compromise and my not be suitable,...
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    Sticky: Re: Trade thread

    The reason for not posting this in the general for sale thread is that the range of items is very varied, but if this post is against TOS please feel free to delete.

    My gran passed away a couple...
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    Re: Touareg engine swap.

    Short answer is yes, but would it not be better to get an expert to look at the car in current condition first? Maybe it is not a huge complicated problem and can be solved for less than a...
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    Re: 2001 Grand Cherokee 3.1 CRD Limited

    That would be the WK and XK from 2006. (Grand Cherokee and Commander)

    As for the 3.1 that would be the one not to get, very problematic and expensive to repair. The 4.0 and 4.7 (not 4.7 HO) are...
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    Re: My Venter trailer Bicycle Carrier solution

    Ek is bly ek het die thread raak gelees, baie goeie idee en goed geexecute!
  22. Re: Please post Pics of your DIY workbench (WOOD)

    Some really good info on this thread!
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    Re: Advice needed on 98 Audi A4

    +1
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    Discovery 2: Re: Death Wobble - Disco 2

    SO did some more digging and this video explains some additional possible causes, My previous explanations is from personal experience, and it seems there are more possibilities, but I would say that...
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    Discovery 2: Re: Death Wobble - Disco 2

    +1

    I had a pretty bad Death Wobble on my Jeep that started out of the blue some months after replacing the track bar bushes (same thing as a panhard rod for all intents and purposes), I did a lot...
  26. Re: See how lucky we are in SA, with what we do with our mods

    Having watched the video I have to say I am well impressed with how respectful everyone stays during the long process of going through the vehicle. I SA people tend to rely more on their own common...
  27. Re: Would you help someone in distress? My story….

    That's pretty shocking, it seems we all echo the same thoughts, and I am glad to hear you made it through. I hope writing about it helps you move past the traumatic experience.

    In town I am a lot...
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    That's pretty scary...
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    Re: True-Grit Insurance?

    https://www.true-grit.co.za/products/#motor
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    Re: True-Grit Insurance?

    Nice...
  31. Re: Please post Pics of your DIY workbench (WOOD)

    I would need to go and look for some photos, but I built mine from roof truss pine with a reclaimed melamine top. One corner has the table saw with the rest just flat work space. I added heavy duty...
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    Re: Kumho vs Wrangler vs General Grabber

    I have had good service from Kumho, they would definitely be on my short list for future tire choices. I have had a set of Wrangler AT's on my Jeep and they were pretty crap especially on wet tar,...
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    Re: Jeep cherokee 2.8 crd slow on rev up

    Not specifically trying to convince you of anything here, but you can have a boost leak even with a brand new turbo (yes I am speak from experience), and if the turbo is slow to spool up or the...
  34. Grand Cherokee Re: Air suspension to coils & shock conversion :

    Seems there are some options out there, but it isn't cheap and I can't say how well they would work taking into account all the electronics:
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    Re: Jeep cherokee 2.8 crd slow on rev up

    Perhaps a boost leak? I had an issue on my Touareg where there was no power below 1600 - 1800 Rpm and then the turbo finally overcomes the boost leak and the car bulls like a train. Ended up being...
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