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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    The mod is in one of my LROI magazines, will have to dig around
    But what it essentially is , is that you have the same wipers instead of 2 you have 4 , 2 wipers per arm.
    Some how you double up,...
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Bruce , have you seen the mod , to double up the wipers and have the water dispensing in between the wipers , works like a charm.
    Especially on the straight windscreens like Defenders, they catch...
  3. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Hardtop commercial version interior.
    As mentioned can be made into nice overlander
    I will remove centre seat for a fridge, and cut an opening through bulkhead to rear
    Matter of time , and a roof...
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    Re: Huge land rover dilemma

    Really?
    Jakes , you must be the only guy that tells a guru in a specific brand, that he gives pathetic answers, and the only person ever that told members of this forum that they drive a POS.

    We...
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    Re: Is this it?

    Just seen on instagram the Hardtop interior , with the bulkhead behind front seats.
    Looks nice , nice neat packing spaces , this will be a perfect platform for a 2 x person overlanding vehicle, you...
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    Discovery 4 Re: Hitachi compressor piston repair kit

    You can get the valve from the agents
    Will try and find part number
    Be very gentle when loosening that bolt, they sometimes so stuck that you can damage the thread
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    Re: Kayaking anyone?

    a Kayaking paradise is here by us in Mtunzini, we have a big tidal lagoon and if you more adventurous you can kayak at sea, this time of year we have whales coming very shallow and than the good...
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    Re: Is this it?

    Mall crawler, mall creeper, soft roader?
    None of those exist, its all to do with the owner of the said vehicle
    I know of owners of certain vehicles like my Transporter, some Freelanders, Subarus,...
  9. Re: Finally a permanent Fix for one of the TDV6 Achilles heels

    No, its a low coolant indicator, it is not a water loss alarm
    If any engine have a catastrophic sudden water loss, like the Prado mentioned, the expansion bottle will stay full, because with the...
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    Re: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    Nice, enjoy
    The best touring vehicle out there
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    Re: Mkuze GR Update ?

    What a uselless organisation, when it come to hospitality., staff sits around doing a absolutely zero with closed camp sites."Bang hulle moet bietjie werk"
    Please SANPARKS take over from KZN...
  12. Re: Finally a permanent Fix for one of the TDV6 Achilles heels

    Looking at it again,
    George, maybe a good idea to tweak it a bit, to make a threaded hole right on top, to insert a water loss sensor for a sudden water loss alarm, that is surely one of the most...
  13. Re: Finally a permanent Fix for one of the TDV6 Achilles heels

    Wow!
    Tell us more George, is it a once off?
    This is really the Achilles heel of the TDV6 and SDV6,many engines lost because of this
  14. Re: The story of Shrek - My T5.1 Transporter 4motion

    Thank you
    Ja, its called a shock bearing ?, mine is making a noise, and I am going to order this and fit.
  15. Re: The story of Shrek - My T5.1 Transporter 4motion

    I am intersted in the mounting kit for front only.
    I see on T5 forum , that the OEM mountings called bearings are not as good as aftermareket ones.
    Mine is fubar, hear the knocking noises going...
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    Re: Land Rover Disco 5

    Mooi oom Peter, geniet hom!
  17. Discovery 3 Re: Tyre Size Options - All Terrain - Discovery 3 17" rim size (7J)

    I drive 265/65x17 on my D3
    I like it because it gives a bigger wider footprint for this heavy vehicle , and uses a lot for sandy beach work.

    BUT
    I will not put Genl Grabber on a D3 , their...
  18. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Op jou TERRAIN RESPONSE , in MUD RUTS of in ROCK CRAWL, dit doen magic

    MUD/RUTS Function.
    Engine Management System.
    More progressive throttle map to make it harder to induce wheel spin when...
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    Re: Is this it?

    Sjoe ouens!
    What is meant by overlanding?
    Doesnt that mean you load your vehicle to the brim with camping gear and loved ones and travel off the beaten tracks into the Kalahari, Namib, Kaoakoland...
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    Re: Amatikulu Nature Reserve

    Give it a mis, rather use Umlalazi in Mtunzini.Good trails, birdlife and boating and SAFE SAFE SAFE
    Prawn shack is also no more , moved to Mtunzini and closed down
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    Re: Discovery 3 fog lamps

    Hi , have just replaced a shattered Freelander 2 fog light same as in D3 and D4
    Got it from Accessories Spares in Durban.
    Took a light and compared it to others
    Exactly the same as Nissan np200...
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    Re: Is this it?

    The new Defender will look nice with this OEM bullbar
    I had one on my D3 , swopped it for an ARB, only afterwards realised, that you cant remove headlights as easily and the grill as with the OEM...
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    Re: Is this it?

    Defender 85 hp more
    The 4 door model , doesnt matter the engine
    Its 4 doors Bronco vs 110 Def
    2 dr Bronco vs 90 Def the same

    Info , nice comparison, new Bronco vs new Wrangler vew Defender...
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    Re: Is this it?

    Found some info re Bronco vs Defender

    Towing
    Bronco 3500 pounds
    Defender 8201 pounds

    Cargo Volume
    Bronco 4 door: 77.6 sq ft
    Defender 110: 78.8 sq ft
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    Re: Is this it?

    The Defender has got a much better pay load.
    American vehicles , have NO payload, you can only pack for a weekend , not 2 weeks.Maybe the Bronco is different.
    Will like to know the payload...
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    Re: Transporter Project advice.

    How is your wind noise , I have terrible resonance on mine.
    Front runner as well fitted on my double cab, and the table also makes a terrible rattle noise if experiencing a side wind.
    Please can...
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    Re: VW T5.1 EGR Blank via ECU

    There is coolant in the pipe,flowing through the module your vehicle just doesnt use the EGR valve, but I highly recommend to blank the openings,if corrosion happens inside the coolant gets into the...
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    Re: VW T5.1 EGR Blank via ECU

    Yes, you can
    But, remap it out of the ecu and blank the coolant pipes, as mentioned in previous posts
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    Re: Transporter Project advice.

    https://relleum.design/media/image/product/45/md/zyklonfilter-system-t52.jpg
    https://relleum.design/media/image/product/45/md/zyklonfilter-system-t52~2.jpg...
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    Re: Transporter Project advice.

    Nice , now you need mudflaps , that front wheels makes that vehicle so dirty , and when people climb in and out their pants scuff the sides and they full of mud.

    ...
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    Re: D3 TDV6 - What a monster tow vehicle!

    That is why for years it won the best towing vehicle all over the world.
    I only tow with mine , off road trailer and I use mine extensively on the beach, I have to tow 4 kms on sand to get to the...
  32. Discovery 2: Re: Local offroad wheels that fit Discovery 2

    I drive Land Rover D3 and a VW T5 Transporter
    They have exactly the same pcd
    The VW kombi. / transporter have 16 and 17 "rims as well that I am sure will work on a D2 or some VW rims
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    Re: Is this it?

    Nice, holes for a highlift jack point, and to bolt on other aftermarket bumpers and accessories
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    Re: Is this it?

    The new Defender is obviously like some will tell you a POS.

    But I think the designers looked at how to make it into a most capable 4wd x far, safety were non negotiable , comfort and ergonomical...
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    Re: Is this it?

    Fact, roll it or even a small accident and you dead and your family
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