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    Re: Advice AWD softroader

    CVT, walk away. The last good auto that Nissan brought out in an X-Trail was the 2013 T31 2.0 DCi, I should know because I bought one>:D>:D
  2. Re: Timing chain change interval for 2014 pikup?

    Nope
    Timing chains should not be considered the same as a timing belt. Changing intervals are way different. Leave the timing chain on until it makes a noise. That is fair warning that it need...
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    Re: Scorpio 2.2 mHawk

    Make sure the front ball joints are still good as well as the rear suspension rubbers. Make sure that there are dealers in your area that can supply you with spares.
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    Re: Mahindra vs Nissan Hardbody

    Please note that the Eaton diff lock becomes an open diff when the clutch pack goes, as mine did. There are no spares available from Mahindra for the Eaton and you must replace the whole difflock...
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    Re: Xtrail T31 2012 DIY drawer system

    self deleted
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    Re: Looking for a capable everyday 4x4/Softroader

    So how is the new car?
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    Re: Looking for a capable everyday 4x4/Softroader

    Sorry to here your deal turned sour.

    I just bought a 2013 Nissan X-trail 2L dCi Auto for R159000 132000km. It ticks all my boxes. I did Kgalagadi in a 2009 2L auto petrol xtrail a few years ago...
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    Re: Is this a tracker?

    Netstar installed a tracker in my vehicle prior to purchase. Is this all there is or should there be other modules as well? It came with emergency button and some or other dongle on the keyring as...
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    Re: Terracan old school

    That is like having the name of our old girlfriend tattooed on your arm while telling everybody your new girlfriends name.

    Welcome to the forum Jacques. I hope that nobody rides off your Terracan...
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    Re: Landcruiser 79 Theft prevention/proofing

    Get yourself a flashing LED light that you put on your dash. Just that. A little red one. the idea is if the guy looks in the window and sees something unfamiliar with the alarm he would hopefully...
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    Re: GWM Steed 2.0 diesel any good?

    Is it not this 2.0 that has the bad injectors? Apparently the injector tip breaks off and destroys the engine? I hope I have the wrong engine here
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    Re: Nissan Navara obd reader

    Have you tried the Konnwei KW680? I have seen it work on an X-Trail so there is hope. Available at Takealot for a lot or your nearest China mall for hopefully less

    Works on the following protocols...
  13. Thread: Car Radio

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    Re: Car Radio

    The maplorer site should have all the tools and explanations that you need to install. browse through the site and you should come right.
    However if you did not get the GPS antennae with, don't...
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    Re: Best wife best gift

    Now that looks good!
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    Re: Towing with the new Renault duster 1,5 4x4

    Is TopGear not using a European based vehicle? Different spec and therefore different weight?
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    Nice looking vehicle but I would rather buy a place to stay for that money.

    Ok so I am a cheapskate, lol
  17. Thread: Car Radio

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    Re: Car Radio

    You have "Windows " on that radio. You need a windows CE based bit of navigation software.

    https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-d&q=windows+CE+navigation+software
    ...
  18. Poll: Re: Poll: Will you buy the new Ford engineered and built Amarok?

    Ditto;D
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    Re: Photos of your Mahindra

    Great article
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    Re: 12v 7.2ah Batteries

    Jip, I have seen the SLA leak acid when placed on their side and they have been exposed to heavy charging / age, taking out the radio equipment they have been installed with
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    Re: Sorpio 2.6 TD Free flow exhaust

    I agree with you guys 100%. Leave these filters for those with platkarre that are hopefully cheap to repair after all the dust it has inhaled
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    Re: Sorpio 2.6 TD Free flow exhaust

    he has already taken the cat out and got that tiny improvement. Any gain by going with a larger exhaust will not be worth the expense, as you say, the gains will be minimal. I think they will be...
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    Re: Sorpio 2.6 TD Free flow exhaust

    I doubt that you will get any improvement with that 2.6 by putting a bigger exhaust on. It will sound different though. More like a truck.

    Hey, wait a bit. Go put a 76mm straight through pipe on...
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    Re: Financial GURU"s help needed please

    I meant that they would not lend me more if my income could not service my debt. That is how I saw the GDP to debt ratio. I don't think I should become a financial service provider ;D
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    Re: Chemicals for reverse electrolysis?

    https://www.wikihow.com/Remove-Chrome-Plating

    https://ourpastimes.com/remove-chrome-plating-brass-6706689.html

    Hope these help
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    Financial GURU"s help needed please

    Can some financial GURU please help me understand why when a country like the USA has a debt to GDP ratio of 107%, Japan at 253% and South Africa is at 70% debt to GDP ratio We still have such a bad...
  27. Re: Cant get aftermarket radio to work on new dtec?

    I had similar problem (KB72). The positive lead from the antennae booster was wired into the loom and when I connected the aftermarket radio the booster no longer was switched on when the radio was...
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    Re: Land Rover tug of War

    Funny to watch. Love the tow bar hookups, real genius, but I suppose there is no other place to hookup on those vehicles
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    Re: Does a tonneau cover safe fuel

    From a video done by the myth busters awhile back the air moving over your cab gets trapped by the tailgate and forms a vortex. This then gives the following air something to "slip" over. Dropping...
  30. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    R104k markup, I am in the wrong profession.

    I think he sales price is subsidizing the amount they are giving you for your vehicle
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    Re: Mahindra scorpio 2006

    I took my 2012 4x4 2.5 to Mahindra and the mechanic put normal automatic gearbox oil in the transfer case. He warned me not to put anything but Mahindra oils in the gearbox and diff. said if i did I...
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    Re: BorgWarner electrical shift Transfer Case

    I would love to make mine manual shift. I hate the electronic shifting with a passion. I like old school stick shifts. When I want automatic 4x4 selection. It will be with an auto gearbox as well
  33. Thread: Cruiser Canopy

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    Re: Cruiser Canopy

    It should work on the Mahindra Scorpio DC as well. Apparently they are the same size
  34. Thread: Mahindra parte

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    Re: Mahindra parte

    Probeer nie snaaks wees nie maar waar het jy dit gehoor? Hierdie een van jou is die eerste wat ek hoor van. Dalk adverteer die mense dit nie baie nie?
  35. Re: Where to start, building/fixing a car for fun

    i bought an opel kaddet 2nd gen for 14k. Spent upwards of 25k to fix it. Could never get the carb sorted and ended up putting a golf carb with adapter plate on. This made the air-filter a problem and...
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