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    Not your average Hilux!

    https://www.facebook.com/Hoonbg/videos/605258926938098/
  2. Landy Net in Krugersdorp is looking for a mature Landy technician

    Hi guys, I thought i'd share this post from the Krugerdorp Community Page here: (I have no personal connection to Landy Net)

    The Landy Net is
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    Energetic old school Mature gentleman...
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    Re: Electric motor into Defender conversions

    Antony English has been doing EV conversions locally since 2011. His first project was a Jeep Cherokee, which was in the media quite a bit, and also did Sani Pass. His company Freedom Won now...
  4. Re: Bought an accident damaged Hilux from SMD today... hoping for the best

    I just realised I haven't posted the update and outcome of this project yet. I have been driving the Hilux for a month now and it turned out great after it was fixed. The damage was 95% cosmetic,...
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    Re: What be dis? Strange black box

    There was a fairly common and highly irritating electrical fault on the older Discoveries where the vehicle would suddenly cut out. It was caused by the immobiliser unit or what they called the...
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    Re: Raptor serious disappointment

    My brother is in Texas this week for work and posted a picture with his rental car - now that's a bakkie! Not sure if it's petrol or diesel though. Will have to ask him.496719
  7. Re: Bought an accident damaged Hilux from SMD today... hoping for the best

    Ek hoop om vir die helfde van R70k reg te maak :)
    Jip, split bench met floor handbrake. Geen airbags in hierdie model nie (gelukkig).
    Vir die suspensie het ek gedink om net die 20mm spacers in te...
  8. Re: Bought an accident damaged Hilux from SMD today... hoping for the best

    Thanks for all the interest and comments guys. Plenty of valid points made. Agreed the chances of selling this vehicle on for any kind of meaningful profit would be slim. I picked it as a project...
  9. Bought an accident damaged Hilux from SMD today... hoping for the best

    So now and then when I'm sitting at my computer (and I'm supposed to be working) I end up browsing car stuff instead (cos that's just way more interesting than work). A couple of days back I browsed...
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    Discovery 4 Re: D4 Itch Scratched

    Came across the post below on Hello Peter (not sure if this incident has already been discussed elsewhere on the forum), but shocked at the bill the man on the street faces for the job Mike is doing...
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    Re: Where have the fish gone?

    My BIL in PE goes out fishing on his own in his duck quite often. He pretty much always catches, and on the 2 occasions I have been there on holiday and joined him the fishing was excellent. I guess...
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    Recovery gone wrong - what a story!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8trkgFX6wI&src_vid=KEYaTscCDIg&feature=iv&annotation_id=annotation_2940210821

    :eek:
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    Garrett agent in SA

    Chris Kambouris is the owner of TurboDirect (near the airport in JHB). They are the official agents for Garrett in SA. My BMW X3 turbo blew at about 170k mileage, and a new turbo from Chris was...
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    Discovery 1 Thanks Ajay, good suggestion, I've just...

    Thanks Ajay, good suggestion, I've just remembered a mate with a D1 V8 in the West Rand - will try a MAF swop to check.
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    Discovery 1 D1 V8 fundis - please help

    Regretfully I have to sell my trusty '96 Disco 1 (to pay for my daughter to go overseas). As luck would have it, the Disco cut out and wouldn't start the day I advertised it. Took it to my indie, and...
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    Discovery 1 Landy & BMW problems in one go!

    So last Monday the turbo blew on my X3 2.0d. Waited 3hrs for a tow truck. Anyway, have a new OEM Garrett turbo from TurboDirect in Kempton Park (official distributors & amazing prices!), but I can't...
  17. Thread: Disco 1 V8

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    I am selling my D1 3.9 V8

    I am selling my 96 3.9 V8. It is in very good condition, accident free, and has done 282 000km. I am the second owner, and have had it for a about 5 years. It has no issues, runs reliably, and...
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    Sorry, forgot to add that - she's a 96 model

    Sorry, forgot to add that - she's a 96 model
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    What is a good cond Disco 1 V8 worth?

    Times are a little tough so I can no longer afford two cars. Unfortunately my trusty old Discovery has to go. She's in good all round condition at 280 000km. Everything (aircon etc) works, and the...
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    Discovery 1 D1 owners save this link!

    So I've had this really annoying problem on my trusty D1 V8 for the past few months: while driving it will suddenly cutout dead - dash lights on, starter turns, but engine dead. You then sit by the...
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    R9000 to fix a puncture!

    So, upgraded the wife's platkar to a used X3 2.0d - nice car & light on juice. BUT, it developed a slow puncture left back. TWT found a piece of wire that had gone through the side wall, so replaced...
  22. Defender Miles of smiles to go...

    When I had my D1 V8 in for its 270000km service, the D1 V8 next to it having a service had 600000km+ on the clock!!
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    D1 V8 vs D2 V8 running costs?

    I have a '96 D1 with 270k on the clock, and all in all she's in great condition and a pleasure to drive. During 5yrs ownership, maintenance costs have been minimal, consisting of general services,...
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    Disco I workshop manual free download

    Hey guys, I've had this great manual in pdf format for a while, and as I had to send it to a friend, I thought I'd make the download link available to anyone else who wants it. :D


    File will be...
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