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  1. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    And those D2 airbags were vulnerable, not as in D3 onwards where they were protected inside a thin aluminium flask canister against dirt, grime and stones and the rubber sheive underneath
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    Re: Do you like the new Defender?

    You know Jelo, one thing about you, you have never added anything informative or contributed info that has been a of aid to anyone on the post I have read in the Land Rover sections, you are this...
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    Re: Do you like the new Defender?

    Lets face it, if you have owned a Defender, you owned another car as well.(Cruisers, and other Jap bakkies and especially Wranglers fall in here too)
    Defender was for holidays and trips, the other...
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    Re: Do you like the new Defender?

    The discussion here , is is the new an improvement on the old, what I have read , yes, yes yes and yes.
    Here the manufacturer went out to make a vehicle ,
    that the suspension is rated to withstand...
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    Discovery 3 Re: 2005 Discovery 3 V8 torque converter

    The V8 have a much better or let me so heavier duty converter than the TDV6
    I replaced my torque converter with a recon at Centurion Gearbox, 3 yrs ago ,I think they changed their name after the...
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    Re: Do you like the new Defender?

    I see the lowest drag coefficient car in SA is the new Merc C class at .022 and Gwagen their worst at 054
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    Re: Do you like the new Defender?

    Talking about noise , vibration and harshness, check out this figure
    The last old Defender had a drag coefficient reading of 0.62 cd
    Now I know why I struggled so much in head on winds trying to...
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    Re: Freelander 2 Cracked hose

    Hi , will be much appreciated
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    Discovery 3 Re: 5a and 6a Vin.

    Adhere to all of above,this man is well informed on this LION engines
    Especially
    1. Thermostat plastic housing cracking, leading to heat seizure of engine
    2. Extended oil service intervals...
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    Discovery 4 Re: Hitachi compressor piston repair kit

    You can try GREMELTECH in Cape Town, as well, they recon the compressors
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    Re: Freelander 2 Cracked hose

    That 57 mm is it OD or ID
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    Re: Do you like the new Defender?

    Like your blog , well done!
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    Re: Do you like the new Defender?

    Exactly you are your own safety feature, have you had a family member killed on a road because of somebody ignoring the rules of the road, think about it
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    Re: Do you like the new Defender?

    As someone, that have owned series 2 and series 3 landies as well as 110's ,2.5 P and TdI
    I can say without a doubt my D3 is the best overland vehicle I have had, its packing size , comfort and...
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    Re: Do you like the new Defender?

    So called REAL Defender also have no air bags, no NCAP rating , so you die like a REAL man, in a mishap you could have walked away alive
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    Re: D3 door lock motor

    Try RS Components
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    Re: VW T5.1 EGR Blank via ECU

    Wasn,t there somebody that said he checked and he thinks an Amarok engine one will work as well, where is the Amarok's oil cooler
  18. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    This was exactly the same said in 2004 when the D3 was launched.Electronic nightmare, not for DIY
    Well Oct this year my vehicle will be 14 yrs old, 240 000 km as a tourer, what have I replaced , an...
  19. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    I will definitely, to tell you the truth, this is my dream vehicle to overland and NOTHING BUT NOTHING else.
    Overlanders dont comment because all are perfect, it is the perfect vehicle!
    I say it...
  20. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Prof Gerry
    You score 12 out of 10 for the new Defender!!!!!!
    I am proud to be a driver of the Green and Gold badge and not just that also the proud supporter of the green and gold jersey
    ...
  21. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    I love it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!x far

    Truly new benchmark are set by Land Rover.

    This car is going to win many many awards worldwide.

    I,ll take a white explorer...
  22. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    I've just heard that the 2.0 lt diesel engine in the Defender , for next week release puts out 174 kw, is any of the current LR 2.0 lt 174 kw?
  23. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Hoor hoor!!!!
    Could not have said it better
  24. Re: New Land Rover Defender - World Premiere 10 Sep 2019

    I am a Defender fan as well, but time and tide waits for no man, you have to adapt or die.
    But boy I cant wait, because I know the NEW Defender will be a pace setter and for others too follow in the...
  25. Discovery 3 Re: Disco 3 Post-EGR blanking cleanup recommendations

    Hi Schyffs , the pipes are still in place , it is not removed in your pic.
    I went the 2SO route , and my engine stays clean.
  26. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Watching that video, is a 1000 x 1000% impovement in roadholding and performance from the Ser2, Ser3, 110 and Defenders I,ve owned in my life
    Cant wait!!!!!!
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    Discovery 3 Re: Disco 3 2.7 Tdv6 fault codes EGR

    It looks like your EGR is deleted , that is why you have this faults, easy to check,look for the plates if its in place , or send us pics.
    All TDV6's that have their EGR deleted have this faults on...
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    Re: This is what a burnt out D5 looks like

    Does that car have a rear door and a roof?Cant see it
  29. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_9l0DbNgl2g
  30. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    I cant wait for the new DEFENDER, long live DEFENDER long live!!!!!!!!
  31. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Never!!!!!!!
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    Discovery 4 Re: Quest for the perfect rear bumper

    Well done, looks good so far, no , looks flippen great!!
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    Discovery 4 Re: E-clutch failure - ZF6HP28

    To say that a gearbox doesnt need an oil change by the ZF agents, or to say it is because of an oil change, sorry I cant fathom that.

    Firstly according ZF, the gearbox is sealed for life, 10 yrs...
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    Re: Australian Ute type tray

    Once you have used a UTE tray flatdeck , with drop sides, you will never love an ordinary bakkie bak again.

    Its the most practical way to get the most out of a bakkie.
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    Re: Caravan camping in Northern KZN.

    For Mkhuze, just arrive and camp, there are ALWAYS space.
    Definitely not necessary to book.
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