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    Re: cracked tierod attach point

    Is that aluminium? It got seriously wacked!
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    Re: Is this it?

    Some really substantial pieces of metal there!
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    Defender Re: Defender td5 brakes fading

    Any update on this problem Etienne?
  4. Re: 2018 POLO VIVO 1.0 TSi GT HATCH NIGGLES

    I may be wrong, but it sounds like a repair job not very well executed. Surely you should take it back to have everything fixed.
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    I don't like the new electronic stuff either, but the we adapt. Not so many years ago the thought of electronic fuel injection on an off roader was unthinkable. These days nobody wants anything to do...
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    Re: Is this it?

    You did see me using the past tense>:D
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    True, just a pity Nissan dropped the ball a bit with their last diesel engine option. The TB42 would have done better, but then Nissan marketing.......!!!
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    Re: Is this it?

    My grandfather was a wise man. He had a favourite saying: "alle veranderings is nie verbeterings nie", and therein lies the rub. If something has been changed, does it improve on the item it replaces...
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    Re: Fron hub lock - Rear diff-lock

    Absolute coincidence!
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    Two very thought provoking videos. Interesting how we have always been telling each other that SA's needs are very different from the developed world and here two Brits are echoing many of our...
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    I know exactly where this guys comes from. And he makes a lot of sense. His video should be watched by all manufacturers. Unfortunately much of what he says will go right over the heads of many in...
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    No 4 is OEM not so? That will be my choice.
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    Re: Is this it?

    This is a slightly different topic, but... I bought my first and possibly last double cab, a new Hilux in January. This after having owned countless station wagons over the years, including Fortuner...
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    So why do farmers do this then with Hiluxes/Isuzus/Rangers etc?

    I don't understand your reasoning.
  15. Re: Looking for a capable everyday 4x4/Softroader

    OT. @ Jelo, I sent you a PM. Please have a look
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    That is the one part of the styling which I also find a bit off. The nose as a whole is a bit narrow, almost like a woman with thin lips!>:D
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    Re: Best wife best gift

    Nice job. Apart from that, it is a seriously practical stove!
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    A very interesting point from that article is that LR has only received 11000 firm orders for the new Defender to date.
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    Re: LC V8 LX - What do you recommend

    Agree
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    Re: The most reliable brand of car is:

    What skews it for me are the sample sizes. 500 odd Smarts compared to 24000 Fords. Make's Ford's place look very good I think.
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    Re: Amarok built by Ford

    A thought that came to me this morning. I think the current Amarok V6 is going to become something of a classic in time to come. I think well looked after units will fetch good money in the future....
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    Defender Re: Defender inligting benodig

    Reenen, maak vir jou twee "degree wheels" , ou CD werk lekker. Sit een op input shaft en een op output shaft. Merk zeros en draai input shaft 1 omwenteling. Kyk hoeveel output shaft gedraai het en...
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    I like a full floating axle as well, but the jury seems to be out as to which one is better. Both Toyota and Nissan have used both on the Cruisers and Patrols and there don't seem to be a real...
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    Marco, I have said it before , but please continue writing. Whether you make sense or not! I just love your writing style, especially the little note about well run African countries!;D
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    Re: 150kw Hilux

    Clearly, some people only look at the badge. Price, equipment, features and kW are secondary;D
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    Ha ha. The Defender handbrake is excellent. But you have to know how to operate it;D
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    Re: 150kw Hilux

    In my opinion you compare on price, because that is the deciding factor for most people. If that means you put a 2.0 against a 3.0l because the price is the same, then so be it.
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    Yeah to me it looks a bit too much like an old Defender. Be that as it may. I am more interested in the mechanicals which sounds fantastic. Also I hope they have better ergonomics than the old...
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    Re: Lion (extra strong) matches

    WAJ, care to explain what specifically you're talking about. I have a slight vested interest here (can't say more at the moment)

    PM if you wish
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    Re: Is this it?

    And a "hardtop" version

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/cars/article-8471293/Land-Rover-unveils-Defender-Hard-van-businesses.html
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    Re: Nissan Qashqai surprise

    Yes manual diesel
  32. Any reputable vehicle vinyl wrapping outfits in WC?

    Anybody with first hand experience to recommend please?
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    Defender Re: Defender td5 brakes fading

    Etienne , Iwould first off check for play on front wheel bearings. Then check for a bulging brake line under pressure. Then start looking at the expensive stuff. Come to think of it, since its all...
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    Re: 1982 Unimog 416 Doka

    Nice. are you parking in a bunker?;D
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    Re: 4WD Rally conversion

    I've been out of the game for too long now, so don't know anyone off hand. I don't know where you reside, but would make contact with those in the racing fraternity and state your requirements. Guys...
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