Search Results - 4x4 Community Forum





Search:

Type: Posts; User: Karol; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 29 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. Thread: Peugeot landtrek

    by Karol
    Replies
    13
    Views
    602

    Re: Peugeot landtrek

    well, with Chinese manufacturing price point might be reasonable. seeing the main market will be sub sahara africa and south America- it will have to be below competitors if it is to succeed.
  2. Thread: Peugeot landtrek

    by Karol
    Replies
    13
    Views
    602

    Re: Peugeot landtrek

    We have a 15 year old peugeot boxer panel van with 400k km on the clock doing duty in the maintenance dept. Although it needs some repairs annually on average, its got a never say die attitude.
    ...
  3. Thread: Peugeot landtrek

    by Karol
    Replies
    13
    Views
    602

    Peugeot landtrek

    latest manufacturer to try and dabble in the double cab 4x4 market.

    https://www.wheels24.co.za/NewModels/peugeots-landtrek-could-be-a-landmark-20200221

    The Peugeot Landtrek. I guess if you...
  4. Replies
    10
    Views
    650

    Re: Mozambique Video Highlights

    After watching your cool video I found myself sighing at my desk as my 12 year old son randomly does at the dinner table followed by " When are we going to Ponta again ?"
  5. Thread: Treg Owners

    by Karol
    Replies
    10,748
    Views
    868,649

    Re: Treg Owners

    If been a year now with the V8 TDI treg and so far its been plain sailing. No problems, flowing cost experiences:

    Got it on 128K km now on 156K so 28k kilometers in one year. Including a 4500km...
  6. Replies
    6
    Views
    428

    Re: Ruacana falls - wow

    Are these the same falls that the Grand Tour ended there Namibia special at?
  7. Replies
    13
    Views
    873

    Re: Ponta after the new tar road

    Have been there twice since tar road, stayed in malongane but go to du ora one or twice while there as beach and lagoon is nice also to buy prawns.

    as for ponta du ora

    - weekends are full of...
  8. Replies
    12
    Views
    714

    Re: Camping in Swaziland( ESWATINI)

    Really not much has changed a lot since all other tips in Swaziland section.

    only one thing is the road toll for foreign reg cars has gone up from R 50 to R 100 payable at customs at the border.
    ...
  9. Replies
    15
    Views
    867

    Re: Touareg - newer V6 diesel vs older V8 diesel

    Personally I had bad luck with my V6 TDI and its ancillary belt, I had to replace 3 times, first time it slipped of and shredded itself behind the crank shaft pulley damaging the crank shaft seal...
  10. Replies
    15
    Views
    867

    Re: Touareg - newer V6 diesel vs older V8 diesel

    I moved to an 2011 V8 TDI from a even older 2006 BKS V6 tdi in feb last year.

    V6 tdi is far smoother engine than the V8 tdi- took some getting used to

    Fuel consumption is the same if not a...
  11. Replies
    29
    Views
    2,700

    Re: Amarok is bakkie of the year - Leisure Wheels

    I read somewhere that Hyundai will be entering the fray soon with a DC bakkie.
  12. Replies
    45
    Views
    3,609

    Re: Mercedes GL350 an alternative to Hilux??

    Are these GL's steel or air sprung ? or was it an option on purchase ?

    low range? or Traction control ?
  13. Replies
    181
    Views
    28,444

    Re: R350 000.00 What would you buy?

    This looks like a left field choice.

    low mileage, finance available, two spare wheels, are no taxi will dare take you on;D

    https://www.webuycars.co.za/buy-a-car/810A25859
  14. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,080

    Re: Advice: Buying a 2007 Disco 3

    How much is a really good price if I may ask?
  15. Re: Bigger Vehicle, SUV Pajero sport/ Everest etc

    Or, you could buy a brand new Mahindra scorpio 8 seater 4x4

    https://mahindra.co.za/scorpio/
  16. Thread: Ration Packs

    by Karol
    Replies
    19
    Views
    1,567

    Re: Ration Packs

    https://serac.co.za/
  17. Replies
    5
    Views
    718

    Re: Does this still count as a sidewall cut?

    Its a Grabber, take it to a conti partner and they will do it- they might need to send it away.

    i had a 2cm side wall cut which they fixed at some stage.

    twt wants to sell you a new set of tires
  18. Thread: Best awd system?

    by Karol
    Replies
    98
    Views
    6,605

    Re: Best awd system?

    What tyres was the kia running on vs the hilux ?
  19. Replies
    111
    Views
    9,689

    Re: ASPW on intercoolers....

    At first I though is this Casper de Vries in one of his comedy shows.

    Then I realize he is being serious.

    - air having passed radiator will be heated, as a radiator acts like a heat exchanger....
  20. Replies
    109
    Views
    12,756

    Re: Landrover - you have truly saddened me..

    Awesome read, for some reason I read it with Jeremy Clarksons voice in my mind.

    As mentioned already, this is the attitude of most dealers around large metros that have a lot of vehicles coming...
  21. Thread: Treg Owners

    by Karol
    Replies
    10,748
    Views
    868,649

    Re: Treg Owners

    I guess towbar was not taken as the optional extra. I though it was standard on the V8 tdi but it was not

    Yes S mode keeps it in gear for longer and more dynamic.
  22. Thread: Treg Owners

    by Karol
    Replies
    10,748
    Views
    868,649

    Re: Treg Owners

    Sounds like it needs a brake fluid service.

    it should have a retractable tow bar- release button for it in the boot right hand side.

    Top tip next time you take it for a spin put the gear...
  23. Thread: Best awd system?

    by Karol
    Replies
    98
    Views
    6,605

    Re: Best awd system?

    just to add my 2 cents Re; Best AWD system.

    T2 or 7P as the internet say.,

    Touareg V8 TDI.

    Its a 4motion system so a awd. No low range available as the is real no need.

    250kw and 800nm...
  24. Replies
    12
    Views
    2,054

    Re: Merc X- class closing its doors

    Fail from the start.

    If the listen to popular sentiment, and underpinned it on a G -glass, at the same price- it would have been a huge success.
  25. Thread: Treg Owners

    by Karol
    Replies
    10,748
    Views
    868,649

    Re: Treg Owners

    Had the same problem with Rear RHS door on my T1. The step by step repair process is documented in this thread or one of the other ones.

    Mine also showed that the door is open in the MFD even when...
  26. Thread: Discovery 4

    by Karol
    Replies
    32
    Views
    3,154

    Discovery 4 Re: Discovery 4

    Just google Discovery 4 crank failure.

    and decided if you are up for the risk

    the petrol V8 is a safer bet.
  27. Replies
    7
    Views
    467

    Re: Clutch problem - need advice

    Clutch fluid is the same stuff as brake fluid.

    i would start by replacing the fluid and bleeding the system.
  28. Re: BFG underinflating caused delamination of sidewalls?

    I had a similar issue with 1 grabber At on my old terg rep replaced it no questions.

    the other one got a side wall damage- was sent away and repaired.

    all from the conti partner- tyres...
  29. Thread: Treg Owners

    by Karol
    Replies
    10,748
    Views
    868,649

    Re: 2013 White V8 in market

    too much, I bought a v8 tdi 125k km fsh vw for R 299k last year - book was R 380k
    from a dealer with a 2 year extended warrenty and new tyres.

    I would say because 2 years younger R 350k is a fair...
  30. Replies
    82
    Views
    17,507

    Re: What did you see on the road today?

    In matsapha you are always going to see something interesting
  31. Replies
    9
    Views
    2,724

    Re: Car Drowning in Remhoogte

    He must have watched that video of the hilux swimming in the dam and thought- no problem

    jokes aside i hope no serious injuries or losses incurred
  32. Thread: Treg Owners

    by Karol
    Replies
    10,748
    Views
    868,649

    Re: Treg Owners

    here is the thread

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/213491-New-Owner-of-2007-Touareg-3-0-TDi-V6-A-Documented-Journey-Begins/page11

    I did the fix as per KK instructions on my...
  33. Thread: Treg Owners

    by Karol
    Replies
    10,748
    Views
    868,649

    Re: Treg Owners

    It could just be the center carrier bearing, If there is a thumping coming from the center console under acceleration. If so

    This is an easy cheap DIY fix that lasts long.

    Its be documented...
  34. Thread: Hybrid bakkie?

    by Karol
    Replies
    8
    Views
    615

    Re: Hybrid bakkie?

    as far back as 1992 Mazda was integrating PV system in there glass sunroof.

    the function would be to power a fan/ac to cool the car when parked in the sun.
    ...
  35. Re: An interesting video of people getting stuck and unstuck

    Its looks like the road between Ponta du ora and Malongane over the long weekend.

    except that the people look sober and well behaved and no quads racing by
Results 1 to 35 of 999
Page 1 of 29 1 2 3 4