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    Re: What would you do? Canon 80d

    The Facebook marketplace is very good. The only thing is as with all online marketplaces they are seething with scammers so you need to be extremely rigid and alert when it comes to payments.

    You...
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    Re: I am thinking to switch from Canon to Fuji.

    I switched from Canon full frame to Fujifilm quite soon after Fujifilm hit the market. Never looked back, what an amazing platform, far cheaper and absolutely stellar lenses.
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    Re: Advice on which self inflating matress to buy

    I could never find a sweet spot in terms of pressure, softer they sag and harder they are too firm. But pumped firm with the foam topper it was very comfortable.They are but typically need some air...
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    Re: Advice on which self inflating matress to buy

    The only time I slept well on an Intex was when I put a thin foam topper mattress on top of the Intex, without that they are terrible.
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    Re: Secondhand Bakkie advise needed

    Is that insurance estimate normal for a R300k bakkie (theft risk?) or will it be due to his age?
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    Re: Ford Ranger not starting

    I'm referring to the Ford mechanic wanting to replace the starter at who knows what price vs just repairing or rebuilding the existing one, which will no doubt be significantly cheaper.
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    Re: Ford Ranger not starting

    That's what a mechanic at Ford(or any dealer for that matter) will say no matter whats wrong, they only replace not repair.

    If you want to save money I'd take it to a good Indy, they'll repair...
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    Re: Anyone Know this Pajero?

    Why would changing the filter in of itself create issues?
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    Poll: Re: Pajero Gen 2 restoration

    That makes sense but surely they aren't using full contact RS seals on those bearing?



    A 2RS bearing has a pretty impressive seal, it has a full contact lip on the seal and is rather resistant...
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    Re: Pajero Lexus 3UZ conversion.

    Great to see some more work being done, looking good. Hope your elbow heals up soon!
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    Poll: Re: Pajero Gen 2 restoration

    Won't having the seals on make the bearings eventually run semi oil starved after the intial oil is thrown out by centrifugal force?

    I've never seen gearbox bearings with seals on, always open...
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    Re: Those who said, electric vehicle, NEVER!

    Some interesting points about the problems EVs face in terms of charging https://youtu.be/pLcqJ2DclEg
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    Re: White metal casting for restoration

    By spoon he's referring to the shiny fishing lures.
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    Discovery 3 Re: Discovery 3 with Lexus V8

    Did they show it running with a all the functions working?
    Is that the company in the UK that does the BMW conversions
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    Ford & Mazda Re: 2 turbos in 2 Months (Ranger 2.2 2014)

    Considering Mike's post how would anything in the intake manifold be able to migrate into the turbo, the intake manifold would be after the turbo not before?
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    Re: Age Old item in Classified

    What's wrong with the ad?

    I've seen on the forum some people do use expired tires on farm vehicles that don't go on the road, though it would be fair to mention they are expired if that is the...
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    Discovery 3 Re: Discovery 3 with Lexus V8

    Please post some pics of the engine bay with the Lexus engine.
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    Re: Average Costs for a T3 Syncro

    Those are normal thinks to replace especially on a 30yr vehicle, if you used decent parts then most should last for another 30yrs. By mechanical pump do you mean the water pump?

    What's the engine...
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    Re: Average Costs for a T3 Syncro

    From my experience unless a vehicle has been meticulously maintained you will spend between R5-10k in the first few months of buying any decent 2hnd vehicle to catch up in maintenance and things add...
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    Re: Irritating key in ignition noise

    That's what really gets to me about modern vehicles, the minute the key goes into the ignition if the door is open or your seat belt is off it beeps.

    I survived the majority of my life without...
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    Re: Prof's Rocky Thread

    Lucky one, always nice to hear a potential catastrophe come right!

    Have you tried CNR motors, I used them when I was in George, really good people, the honest kind you don't find anymore.
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    Re: Those who said, electric vehicle, NEVER!

    As some other posters pointed out if you charge your EV over night when demand is at its lowest it's not going to impact the grid at all but I can see as EV uptake increases many people will drive...
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    Re: Plastic welding an army ammo box.

    A chisel tip soldering iron if used carefully can do some decent plastic welding, you can also cut up a cable tie and use that as feeder stock.

    Or cut off some hidden extraneous molding on the...
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    Re: Wanting to buy a Grand Vitara

    That's not bad for a 2.4 with plenty urban driving.
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    Re: Toyota Prado VX Fuel Pump Issues - HELP

    What was blocking the filter?

    That's going to give you a good indication of the problem.

    Maybe paraffin wax sludge from contaminated fuel if the tanks are otherwise clean.
  26. Re: 2003 Colt 2,8 Tdi Loud Knocking Sound After New Head Cylinder Replaced

    How is the mechanic diagnosing the fuel pump being faulty, if he is a decent mechanic then he surely must have concrete evidence such an expensive repair is needed?

    If the pump is indeed making...
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    Re: Vibration after clutch replacement

    Aren't some flywheels a little finicky and don't respond well to skimming, sometimes better to replace with new?
  28. A bit of a different review of the New Defender.

    https://youtu.be/Z8Is5V8j5cU
  29. Re: Newbie from Pretoria, relocating to Eastern Cape

    Well paid jobs must be like hens teeth in that area?
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    Re: Bus to motorhome conversion total rebuild

    What motor does it have?
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    Re: Safety recall campaign ??,

    Be careful, this scam is very sophisticated, seems in some cases they have an insider at the dealer so the "reason" can even be legit but the person that's contacting you is not, they are just piggy...
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    Re: My new Disco 1

    How do those massive spotlights affect airflow over the radiator for cooling?
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    Re: Questions about the JK Wrangler

    Often special additives are required due to whatever composition the cooling system and block is and probably also uses a special formulation that doesn't mix with other coolants.

    Just like some...
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    Fortuner Re: My 2016 Fortuner GD-6 is RUSTING - Is yours?

    They would probably do a brush touch up after buffing which in my experience is an acceptable solution as long as the rust hasn't started creeping. Even if it has started creeping if you maintain it...
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    Re: White metal casting for restoration

    Maybe you can first pickle the piece of pipe to remove most of the contamination, or is that only done on non-ferrous metals?
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