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  1. Thread: Xuv300 w8

    by RoyG
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    Re: Xuv300 w8

    Agree with the facts in this post but have found the speed control to be erratic (to be fixed at first service). Very nippy car and as discussed the speedo is very accurate...have 2 x speed fines to...
  2. Thread: Aircon Filter

    by RoyG
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    Re: Aircon Filter

    The filter is the same as a Golf 1 or 2 filter. I have the part number at home (I think). I'll have a look and post tomorrow.
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    Re: Gear box jack needed.

    Gengis,

    Was in a similar predicament and eventually bought a 3 ton jack, sourced a 6mm plate and a 30mm bolt and built my own one for my Mahindra Scorpio gearbox and transfer case removal. Once...
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    Re: Differential Lockers for Scorpio S10 4WD SUV

    You Can adjust but then you reduce the travel amount on the suspension.
  5. Thread: Kuv 100

    by RoyG
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    Re: Kuv 100

    My wife drives a KUV-100 diesel version. Great runabout and get an average fuel consumption of 18 km/l around town. Been driving it for 2 years now and goes ok. Don't know about the petrol version...
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    Re: Trailer design - where are the clever guys

    I agree. No springs and lower loadbox...
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    Re: Auto hubs - service?

    I am watching this thread very closely as I will be 'servicing' the auto hubs in the near future.
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    Re: Scorpio 2.6 Power steering fluid ?

    Maybe a silly question but have you checked the tension on the power steering belt? Had a similar problem and adjusted the tension. It is a bit of a schlep to do though...
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    Re: Part No. ?? -Oil Filter for mHalk 2.2

    Jammer Rudolph, lees nou eers jou post. Ek ry 'n 2.6 CRDe en die GUD No is Z164. Groete
  10. Thread: Engine mountings

    by RoyG
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    Re: Engine mountings

    Have you replaced the engine mounting yet? Did mine in December but still have to do the R/H side one. I found that it was easier to remove the mounting plate from the engine, after blocking the...
  11. Thread: Windscreen chips

    by RoyG
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    Re: Windscreen chips

    Same problem, 2 near the Engin / Ultra City in the direction of ORT and one about 2km from the R21 / R24 intersection...maybe ghosts from the past are playing up?
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    Re: New Mahindra Thar Facelift

    Stefan, I have been told by an 'internal source' that the upgraded Thar will be available in SA later this year. Mahindra are also bringing in the face-lifted Scorpio. I do not have dates but am...
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    Re: Dolars, Kwachas, credit cards?

    Ditto on what Stan and Tony have said. If you need to use an ATM, VISA normally allows 5 000 Kwacha per day. For your own sake, ensure that you have a supply of low denomination 20's 10's and 5's in...
  14. Thread: EGR Solenoid

    by RoyG
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    Re: EGR Solenoid

    The way I understand the EGR (Exhaust Gas Recycle) theory, is that a certain amount of your exhaust gas is recycled back though the intake, after engine start-up, while the engine is still cold. This...
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    "Fitted new Pollen Filter - R290.20 plus VAT."...

    "Fitted new Pollen Filter - R290.20 plus VAT." Yes, I think that is unreasonable. It costs R60 at Midas (same as VW) and takes about 10minutes to fit! Inbox me and I can talk you through it, with...
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    Eddie, Try CAELEX in Pretoria. They recon /...

    Eddie,

    Try CAELEX in Pretoria. They recon / reman starters and alternators.
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    What are the physical dimensions for these bulbs?...

    What are the physical dimensions for these bulbs? I need to see whether there is enough space to be able to fit them onto my 2009 Scorpio. Also looking forward to the results of the tests.
  18. Thread: Waarborg Dienste

    by RoyG
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    As 'n Mahindra agentskap my olie filter so merk...

    As 'n Mahindra agentskap my olie filter so merk sal ek darem moerig wees >:( Dit lyk sleg! Weet ook nie hoekom hulle 'n filter wil merk nie ?????? Miskien moet jy die vraag opper by hulle? Sal graag...
  19. Poen, I have and use a Sigma 150-500 and am quite...

    Poen, I have and use a Sigma 150-500 and am quite happy with it. IMHO it boils down to personal preference. Either you want the Tamrom or you want the Sigma. Suggest you take your camera to a camera...
  20. Thread: No power

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    Wilbro, would you be so kind as to take a few...

    Wilbro, would you be so kind as to take a few photos of your modification? I want to block mine off but am not too sure where to remove what:confused:. Thanks!
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    Fitted spots on my 2.6CRDe and there were not any...

    Fitted spots on my 2.6CRDe and there were not any 'spare' wires and had to pull in the wiring and connect to a relay. The spots come on when the brights are selected. Your best option for switches...
  22. Thread: Scorpio 2.6 crde

    by RoyG
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    Christo, had a similar problem. I put in a bottle...

    Christo, had a similar problem. I put in a bottle of PS-23 and am grateful for the difference in the noise - much softer, but still there. Did you check the oil put in? Some 'mechanics' believe in...
  23. Thread: Scorpio 2.6 crde

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    I also drive one, bought new in 2009 and still...

    I also drive one, bought new in 2009 and still going strong. Been using it now for more than 2 years in Zambia and driven the Zambia / RSA route 4 times. I also have a whine in the gearbox when going...
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    Navigator, het jou ge-inbox oor shocks maar nog...

    Navigator, het jou ge-inbox oor shocks maar nog geen antwoord nie...
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    ++1:)

    ++1:)
  26. Thread: Mahindra vs. Tata

    by RoyG
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    I drive a Mahindra Scorpio from new (2009) of...

    I drive a Mahindra Scorpio from new (2009) of which the past two years have been in and around Zambia. Fuel consumption is around 10km/liter. The most I've paid for a service at the Dealers was R 3...
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    To lighten his workload ???;D

    To lighten his workload ???;D
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    Poll: Here is a link to Donaldson air filter...

    Here is a link to Donaldson air filter maintenance on You Tube. The pronciples of the maintenance are what counts, not the fact that it is a Donaldson filter.
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  29. Disco, may you have many happy miles with your...

    Disco, may you have many happy miles with your Scorpio. You didn't mention whether it was a CRDe or not. I agree that you should look at the sensor connections, they get moisture and dust in. I have...
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    Kalksteen Amonium Nitraat::)

    Kalksteen Amonium Nitraat::)
  31. Thread: Cat removal

    by RoyG
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    Must have been the dealer. Bought the car new in...

    Must have been the dealer. Bought the car new in 2009. ::);D
  32. Thread: Cat removal

    by RoyG
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    CAT Removal

    Had a pleasant surprise when I took my Scorpio 2.6 to the only exhaust shop in Kitwe...when the cat was removed, it was completely empty :o. Put it back on and I'm on my way again. Didn't cost me...
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    I checked my Scorpio, a 2009 CRDe, but found that...

    I checked my Scorpio, a 2009 CRDe, but found that I have two relays attached to the wires in question. The other ends of the wires lead to the starter and elsewhere. I think that you may have a...
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    The 'cloth like gunk'could be the remnants of the...

    The 'cloth like gunk'could be the remnants of the pollen filter. I agree that it is probably not the fan switch that is faulty.
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    Just remember that fishing season in Zambia is...

    Just remember that fishing season in Zambia is closed for all open water fishing. Farm dams are excluded. This effectively means that you can fish on the Botswana side of the Zambezi but if caught...
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