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  1. Re: Discovery 4 SCV6 petrol - your experiences, opinions, thoughts, etc.

    The AJ126 V6 is basically an AJ133 V8 engine that has 2 fewer cylinders and is made on the same production line as the AJ133.

    Being based on a Jaguar V8 should be quite solid but could also be...
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    MediaRelease: Pajero 3.2 Di-D GLX 4x4 - opinions?

    Pajero 3.2 Di-D GLX 4x4
    5 Door
    7 Seater
    LWB
    2007
    185500km
    FSH
    R135k

    Came across a cleaning looking pajero, how is the fuel consumption and maintenance 185k km onwards anything major to look...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Everest 3.2 Auto 4x4 Speedo Under Read

    Yup Digital Speedo shows same figure as clocks, tested on Flat stretch twice between WAFB and Zwartkops.

    Plan is to go 265/65R18 when Std Contis wear out, how many kms do they get on avg ?
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Everest 3.2 Auto 4x4 Speedo Under Read

    Could be but as far as i know the odo works of gearbox gears, which isnít affected by speedo being out..

    Also compared Tank2Tank fuel consumption which was 11.4 km/l vs 8.5 km/l on obc but trip...
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    Ford & Mazda Everest 3.2 Auto 4x4 Speedo Under Read

    Noticed something strange Today would set Cruise Control to 80 but on Waze/GPS it shows 89-90 kph.. same for 90/100, 100/110 etc..

    Itís a 2018 15k km on the ODO..
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    Re: Hoe lyk jou engine binne?

    Ford 4L V6..

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190708/880c6e4081051b2dfd475197d5eb17b2.jpg

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190708/1ede3d7df671533030db87eaf31ab07b.jpg

    Besig om Timing...
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    Re: Tiny Teardrop Camper Design & Build

    From what I understand that was the original reason for the compact design and also for towing behind a normal passenger vehicle.. so has to be lightweight.
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    Re: Tiny Teardrop Camper Design & Build

    Have see. This one overseas

    http://www.droplet-trailer.com/
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    Re: Fuel Consumption - 2.5 CRDi Sorento

    Maybe check if there is a workaround to wire the switch to 2H on the Ford it was a Solenoid that just needed to be disengaged with a flip switch..
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    Re: Fuel Consumption - 2.5 CRDi Sorento

    No boost leaks on intake/intercooler piping, could also leak if intercooler fins are damaged.. ?

    Makes me worried as I was looking at trading the chev 2.4 petrol to a sorento but seems the chev...
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    Re: Fuel Consumption - 2.5 CRDi Sorento

    Easiest and most basic way tuners increases power is via dumping more diesel into the motor..

    FWD / AWD ?

    What was EGT like when Tuner did the tuning?
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    Re: Conti Crosscontact LX

    Get some chains to be safe if you do get into some serious snow, from my experience these clog very easily in deep mud and is slippery on wet grass..
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    Re: Conti Crosscontact LX

    Have same Tyres from Factory on Everest

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190629/fc27fdd621be10a133e36ca532ee4126.jpg
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    Re: Fuel Consumption - 2.5 CRDi Sorento

    Diesels have catalytic converters and newer gen motor use DPF.. on Diesel they usually sit close to Turbo or is part of the downpipes..
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    Re: Fuel Consumption - 2.5 CRDi Sorento

    Guessing no Engine Light ?
    If remapped take it back.. for them to check..
    Some guys just load a file and remove safety limits..

    Also get a OBD scan tool and check for any faults..

    Is it...
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    Re: Insurance and Tyre Size..

    More common size and availability.. Also FWD so smaller won't matter much, still same overall ratio /diameter
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    Insurance and Tyre Size..

    Has anyone had issues or thoughts on changing tyres size from factory 235/60R17 to a more common size 225/65R17 or fitting bigger tyres..

    Anyone had issues with insurance doing this?

    I know...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Ranger 4.0 advice

    Timing chain guides.. if the chain rattles then they have worn out and needs to be replaced, one front one rear chain.. engine out exercise..

    https://youtu.be/WJax1KPtRB8
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    Re: Can tyres make SUCH a big difference

    That is also important insurance wise, not sure if size would affect insurance cover ?

    When recently getting Discovery Insure that was one of the things they specifically checked with the vehicle...
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    Re: C180 - 2001 - YAW Rate Sensor - Jerking

    Did once with me driving from George to Plett just past Knysna, no braking just 80 kph with cruise control around long swooping bend, luckily caught it otherwise would end up in other lane..

    MIL...
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    Re: C180 - 2001 - YAW Rate Sensor - Jerking

    Tx will have a look maybe something knocked it in the boot and will have a look at breakers yards up here in PTA..
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    Re: C180 - 2001 - YAW Rate Sensor - Jerking

    Donít know any other Mercedes specialist or good workshops between Plettenberg Bay and George or maybe even Mossel Bay..

    Will have a look up here at Goldwagen etc and maybe send it down..

    Car...
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    C180 - 2001 - YAW Rate Sensor - Jerking

    Good Evening,

    We where driving normally cruise control 80 kph in 80 zone, around a slight bend near Wilderness..

    Next minute car jerks / veers to the right, like the full braking force was...
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    Re: Fuel Consumption - 2.5 CRDi Sorento

    Have you taken it to Kia for diagnostics?

    Or maybe try an ELM327 Bluetooth / WiFi OBD Diagnostics Dongle and Torque / Torque Pro and see if there are any errors
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    Re: Fuel Consumption - 2.5 CRDi Sorento

    Thatís worse than our Chev Captiva 2.4 petrol Auto avg logged on Fuelly 11-12 L per 100 km
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    Re: New DC 4x4 bakkie deals

    Can contact Wynand Mans Imperial Nissan Menlyn

    New Vehicle Sales Consultant

    Description: Description: Description: Head Office

    Tel: +27 12 470 4040 | Fax: +27 86 513 1377 | Cell: +27 76 260...
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    Re: New DC 4x4 bakkie deals

    Menlyn Nissan - Wynand, said they have up to R 90k assistance but also depends on model etc.

    Wynand Mans

    New Vehicle Sales Consultant

    Description: Description: Description: Head Office
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    Re: New DC 4x4 bakkie deals

    Up to R90,000 on Navara for Dec

    Only 3 models available for now all DC 4x4, must say was quite impressed with the Top LE model auto.

    Also Ford has up to R 75,000 assistance also for Dec.
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    Re: Need more Klilos on Tyres

    Running the Bridgestone Ecopia tyres on the Honda platkar so far have done more than 40k KM on them and they still perfect even in these hectic rain storms lately.

    Plus I am getting 700 km + on a...
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    Ford & Mazda GTG SunCity 400 Off Road

    Hi Guys , we are planning a Ranger / Everest run and get together To The SunCity 400 off Road Cross Country Race on the 16 th of September. We will get together in the bush and watch some Racing with...
  31. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    Would an 08 still qualify for finance perhaps ?
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    Re: Sudden Vehicle Fires: Ford Kuga

    Seems in this owners case a Fuel Line had cracks..

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    Video...
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    Re: LED light bars and spot lights- be careful!!!

    6 lights as far as i know
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    Yup, Luckily I asked the experts and did some...

    Yup, Luckily I asked the experts and did some more digging .. 8)
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    Interesting Tx Guys !

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