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  1. Re: 2023 Ford Ranger (inc. 0-100) on/off-road detailed review with some new tests

    Maybe view it in context of the technology involved to have an engine perform much better than before, with improved fuel consumption, against factors that restricts or affects its performance, such...
  2. Re: 2023 Ford Ranger (inc. 0-100) on/off-road detailed review with some new tests

    Quite a very interesting review of the Ranger Wildtrak, especially the lane assist against steep enbankment.

    First time I've see a reverse speed test ;D

    Wondering how it will fare with the...
  3. Re: What Camera? Canon SA seem to be useless or not interested

    Awesome! I am glad that you gave them a 2nd try. ODP is really very very good in many ways as you have experienced. Enjoy your new gear, happy shooting and filming!




    Hedrus is quite a big...
  4. Re: What Camera? Canon SA seem to be useless or not interested

    If you want really hands-on on any gear and get help/advice to decide, then I recommend that you really do an effort to visit OutdoorPhoto. They are very very good. Half of my commercial gear was...
  5. Re: What Camera? Canon SA seem to be useless or not interested

    All clear then, thanks for your explanations. Sorry for my rude message.

    As for what it is worth, a lot of people are switching brands, not because out of loyalty or out of stock or best services...
  6. Re: What Camera? Canon SA seem to be useless or not interested

    You are a bit overly harsh on Canon for someone who is beginning with photography?

    The R6 and R7 is a very good middle-range mirrorless camera - practically everyone is going for it. But it is...
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    Re: Mecer 2.4kVA

    Go for it!

    I bought 2 of these but in the 2400W range, with deep-cycle Lithium batteries.

    One for wife and I, the other for my parents staying in with me (in their "granny flat" section).
    ...
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    Re: Electrician in Stellenbosch

    I can only recommend Francois Kempen - he's a fully qualified electrician for 20-something years in Stellenbosch. Been using him for all our house-related electricity and power source needs.

    ...
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    Re: Tyre advise for Ford Ranger

    Grabber is a good choice. I prefer Continental myself as it has better gravel handling (which is what I travel on, the most).

    You can use 2, then rotate/replace with new types if need be.
    But...
  10. Ford & Mazda Re: What is a fair Selling Price for a Ford Ranger

    On AutoTrader I could find 2 Ford Ranger XLT 4x4 (2005 models) with prices ranging from R99 777 to R109 900

    Ranger 2.5 TD 4x4 XLT (Double Cab)...
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    Re: Canopy Security

    [QUOTE=Gerhard_NRG;4896273]
    My options at this stage is a beter locking mechanism or a type of alarm.

    /QUOTE]


    Friend of mine used to have infra sensor connected to alarm inside the canopy...
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    Re: Cleaning water spots off glass

    I, again, never had any issues with water mark on car windows.

    Buffing it with microfibre cloth also helps. Fine-graded steel is not a good idea as it leaves scratches.

    The secret is just to...
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    Re: Cleaning water spots off glass

    What is "water spots"?

    I just wash with Sunlight dishwashing liquid and rinse/clean glasses properly off in a seperate bowlo of hot water (as in hot!). The combined hot temperature as well cold...
  14. Re: Cannot answer WhatsApp call on Fortuner Radio via Bluetooth

    Maybe the Toyota infotainment software needs update? Not sure, thought. Did you consider asked Toyota themselves?


    My wife has the Toyota Cross XR (2022) and it worked fine - all calls gets...
  15. Re: I have been enticed by the geeky looking girl - My Pajero Sport buying experience

    Geluk met die opgradering van die FJ.

    Nou net vir jou 'n pienk John Deere sticker kry vir die agterkant van kar, sodat jy dit makliker kan opspoor in die parkeerterrein vol wit karre! ;D
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    Re: My FJ buying experience

    Hopelik behoorlik "moer-toe" met die bliksem-bestuurder 'n reguit kortpad na die tjoekie?
  17. Re: Most fuel efficient SUV for soft-roading/green-laning/overlanding under R150k?

    Not sure if it can be compared but I had a 2005 Toyota RAV4 (5-door) AWD. Sold earlier this year (2022).

    Very capable and comfy. I think it is a little bit bigger inside than the Duster but not...
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    Re: Buyer won't collect vehicle after payment.

    Check post #14 in this thread - that is where the buyer is. He probably has his/her own reasons for not picking it up.

    If it was me, I could simply move the vehicle to a storage complex and...
  19. Re: My new 3.0LS Dmax DC 4x4- first impressions

    Baie mooi bakkie! Ek hou van die nuwe DMax.

    Net effe teleurgesteld dat die kamera agter in die handvastel gemonteer is. Want as mens nou daai klap afhaal, of oophou, dan het mens geen kamera...
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    Re: To Re-spray or Wrap?

    Agreed. Respray is best way forward.

    If vehicle is new, and one has plenty of money to spend, then I would have applied a wrap on it.
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Gearbox Failure

    Same here with Novel Ford Stellenbosch.

    Before I bought my Ford Ranger, the Novel guys did a check first (on their PC systems) to make sure that there aren't any issues reported for my model, or...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: New Ford Ranger Announcement

    Oh, absolutely, it is starting to become irritating, almost to the point that I was not even wanting to post exciting news or photos of vehicles here on this forum because of these zealous...
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    Re: Go big 4x4 ISUZU kb300

    This section is for new forumites introducing themselves.

    Wrong place to post it here - rather do it in the "Vehicles" section?
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    Ford & Mazda Re: New Ford Ranger Announcement

    I don't care about parra's except my wife's. Just that this Ford will be a moewiese improvement over my "old" 2016 Ford Ranger. Not on looks alone but the horses underneath that bonnet. And that...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: New Ford Ranger Announcement

    A (farm) family member send me a lot of photos of the new Ford Ranger NextGen that was displayed at this year's NAMPO.

    Please excuse her skills as photographer. Asked her to take photos of the...
  26. Re: Campsites between Somerset West and Hermanus

    As jy dalk dink aan "Mountain Breeze Caravan Park" (op die R44 roete tussen Stellenbosch en Somerset Wes), dan het ek slegte nuus: die plek is toegemaak.

    Stellenbosch Munisipaliteit het permitte...
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    Re: where is piere st wight

    piere st wight

    Is the name spelled correctly? It's missing a R in "pierre" and "wright"?
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    Ford & Mazda Re: New Ford Ranger Announcement

    I do realise that.

    Maybe I was very lucky with my Ford SuperCap 2.2lt (2016 pre-facelift) never had any mechanical issues of any kind, in the 7 years that I have with my Ford. Still no issues...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: New Ford Ranger Announcement

    Ag nee man, don't leave us hanging like this! :)

    We want/demand photos! Cannot wait for when it is available here....time to replace my 2016 SuperCab.
  30. Thread: Bakkies!?

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    Re: Bakkies!?

    I do know that Amarok's are very reliable - one of my friends still drive his 2015 model.

    For me the issue here is that WBC tried to sell a 11-year old bakkie with complete lack of details - for...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: New Ford Ranger Announcement

    Now the long and impatient waits begins.....

    Lucky for Australia to get these first while we in SA will get it somewhere in October/November.

    But I guess it give us a small benefit that any...
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    Re: Introducing My Rhino1.0

    Asking totally out of curiousity (as well as bit of ignorance): is the tubes over the front sides and over bonnet really a good idea? Does it not limit access to the engine bay? Would it not affect...
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    Re: My Wooden model car thread

    Made to order? That is/would be a nice side-income business.


    I would love to get a copy of that Jimny, as well as a Ford Ranger-kitted one :-)
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    Re: Cannon EOS 400 replacement.

    What type of lenses do you have? EF or EF-S? That should determine what camera body you can get and still use the same lenses.

    And also your budget for a body determines what options is available...
  35. Thread: Bakkies!?

    by GroenHoender
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    Re: Bakkies!?

    I would have walked away after seeing "no service history" and "175 000km's". Even without having to switch it on.

    For a 2011 Amarok? Seriously?

    No friggen way that I would risk buying a...
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