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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    Looks like we will see a few in SA soon: https://www.iol.co.za/motoring/latest-launches/bmw-heart-and-a-chunky-suit-ineos-grenadier-is-almost-ready-to-rumble-50216422
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    Re: Automatic gearbox specialists - West Rand

    Haven't used them, see lots of ads on Ignition channel. Looks like a big company, for what it's worth.

    Rex Diff and Gearbox
    https://www.rdg.co.za/
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    Re: Amarok built by Ford

    Well hopefully if Ford builds the Amarok VW's warranty will increase from 3 to 4 years, same as Ford :p
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    Re: Liquid metal FE1 from Wurth

    These guys claim putty will work on fuel tanks
    https://www.wraptech.co.za/powr-putty/
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    Re: Water purification

    Will something like this work?

    Not talking about large scale filtering, but better than sucking on a Lifestraw.

    Use hand pump in the pic, with something like this Sawyer inline filter. Anyone...
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    Re: Amarok built by Ford

    The next Navara will be a rebadged Mitsubishi ;D
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    Doug DeMuro reviews the new Defender

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGrDmnP8jPg
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    Re: Amarok built by Ford

    The engine or the body?;D
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    Re: Amarok built by Ford

    Vw is no stranger to badge engineering, lots of Fords in the past, was the Sharan such a bad vehicle because it was a Ford? Vw even put the name on a Chrysler minivan in the US, the Routan. Now...
  10. Re: Best solution for car battery maintenance during this time

    https://4x4direct.co.za/home-chargers/5778-12v-500ma-float-charger-6009515586430.html
  11. Re: Best solution for car battery maintenance during this time

    You can get 30w panel for about R450, solar controller 10Amp R250. R700 and a bit of cable.

    (https://onlineshop.gcsolar.co.za/product/30w-cnbm-mono/)...
  12. Re: Engine Oil Sensor _ 1998 Hilux Raider 3000Td, 5L

    R3000! I assume the engine still has pressure sensor, this is a oil level sensor if I am correct. Most vehicles only has pressure sensor anyway. So if you can live without it, put old sensor back to...
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    Re: Thicker oil for noisy lifters

    Maybe that's the problem after all...Worth a try...thanks
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    Re: Thicker oil for noisy lifters

    20w-50 Shell Helix hx3, even though it's 20w-50 it looks thinner to me than other 20w-50 oils.
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    Thicker oil for noisy lifters

    My vg30 v6 has a noisy lifters, use to be for a while after startup and later got better when the engine warmed up. After servicing with Shell helix the noise got progressively worse. Think the oil...
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    Re: Best Bakkie for the farm? Advice needed

    If it was me and I would buy an old cruiser, and refurb it. Model year would not bother me.

    For example : ...
  17. Thread: Haval Bronco

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    Haval Bronco

    I quite like the design

    https://www.carmag.co.za/news/new-models/budget-bronco-haval-releases-first-official-images-of-boxy-new-suv/
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    Re: Venter Sputnik Trailer conversions

    I have seen threads about conversion like this, will try and find them.
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    Re: Carb conversion

    Thanks for the offer. When we decide I will contact you.
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    Carb conversion

    We have a first generation GWM workhorse bakkie on the estate, it's seen better days and starting to give problems.

    It 's only used on the farm and does not go on national roads anymore.

    How...
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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    Die deurtjie is maar bietjie "flimsy" maar die hout en soos jy sÍ die rubbers help ook.
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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    How did you secure the wood to the door? Good old sikaflex

    The top middel compartment is the mesh removable? Nope How do you remove what is in there Made the mesh height so that you can just lift...
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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    And the final product. Even installed led light ;D

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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    Then added brackets to keep lid closed. Covered all the wood with material, that was a learning curve, but contact spray adhesive works great for this.
    Velcro straps for the bottles....
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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    Started out with the wood, measuring, testing layouts. First wanted to use cans, but later decided against cans and went for 1 or 2 liter bottle.

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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    Finished my lock down project today, actually started more than a year ago and ended up on the shelf.

    My cousin is turning 40 and I thought this would be the ideal gift, so I started again. The...
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    Re: Nissan Sani 2.4 power issues

    I had a 2.4 years ago, was no ball of fire but could do a hill faster than that.

    Not much that can go wrong on that ou z24 motors, "bloudraad en tang".
    Maybe start with the carb, a good clean and...
  28. Thread: Fire Pit

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    Re: Fire Pit

    These guys are in Centurion, maybe they can make a custom one for you.

    http://www.rostimetal.co.za/wrought-iron-braziers-fireplace-gridsscreens-centurion/
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    230v to 12v Fridge

    Interesting video: https://youtu.be/yK8X_8NXpcQ
    Local guy in Jhb.

    Probably cheaper to convert your home fridge than to buy a 12v unit for going off grid. I would like to know what the costs are..
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    Re: Ford 3.0 V6 Essex Rebuild (Cortina MK3)

    Wow this brings back memories of my early childhood.

    My dad's 1973 GT

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    Re: 2010 Cherokee 2.8 CRD replacement engine

    Try someone like this for a used engine : https://usaparts.co.za/contact-us/
    http://www.americansuv.co.za/#spares
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    Re: My buick build

    Jis Reenen ek is mal oor die thread, laat daai foto's aanhou kom.
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    Re: Volkswagen Saveiro in SA

    That's not a bad idea, VW hammers on about the right hand drive market, well like you said, take the Caddy panelvan, and chop the roof hehe. If someone can do it to a Golf why not a Caddy hehe...
  34. Thread: Baby Ranger

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    Baby Ranger

    Hope SA will also get this.

    Ford's baby bakkie will have rugged look inspired by Ranger, BroncoBy Motoring Staff https://www.iol.co.za/static/media/clock-ico.76e49fb3.svg 17h ago

    Earlier last...
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    Re: Gas fire starters

    Kyk ek gebruik my vuurpyp baie min, my parafien klippies werk meeste vd tyd. Maar.... die dag as iemand 'n sak nat hout aan jou verkwansel het, dan is dit 'n wenner. Brand die vuur? Nope....los pyp...
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