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    Re: 1st time 4x4 buyer

    If you see something interesting just call the dealership and ask them to bring the vehicle to you for a test drive, I did this and test drove a couple of bakkies to find my current vehicle.
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    Re: Triton 2.5 cold start..............

    I cant argue, what did help me a bit was knocking the DPF out and just fitting a freeflow pipe and exhaust box.
    The engine sounds much better and more responsive, but definitely not the same as the...
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    Re: Triton 2.5 cold start..............

    I find with my 2009 2.5 Triton it really struggles when there is lots of moisture in the air combined with normally a low temperature. My battery is a 650 Willard just over one year old now.

    I...
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    Re: New 2019 Triton

    I found this on a Popular Mechanics web page:
    Why More Gears?According to Ford Motor Company's chief engineer of transmissions, Craig Renneker, more gears give powertrain engineers more gear spread...
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    MediaRelease: Re: All-new Triton tough enough for Nampo 2019

    I'm sure plenty people do buy them as just a tool to serve a specific function but to me it must at least look a bit "windgat".
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    MediaRelease: Re: All-new Triton tough enough for Nampo 2019

    I'm sure there will be some better looking bumpers coming thru with ARB and some other manufacturers but as you mentioned the original bumper design is to me much better looking than this current...
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    MediaRelease: Re: All-new Triton tough enough for Nampo 2019

    I have been searching a bit at how the new Triton will look with a steel bumper and currently only the Aussies have that option. I dont know what you guys think but I really dont like the look of it...
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    MediaRelease: Re: All-new Triton tough enough for Nampo 2019

    Ek was in die mark vir my eerste bakkie omtrent so 2 jaar terug en het al baie van die verskillende "brands" getoets, en om eerlik te se dis "looks" van die 2009 Triton wat my geswaai het om een te...
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    Re: Tyre Balancing Issues - Goofyear Wranglers

    Howdy,

    Just a few questions on his tyre balancing issue:

    1 - did you take it to more than one place to do balancing
    2 - what is the run out on the tyre like, they normally run a piece of chalk...
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    Re: Renault Duster Problems

    Thanks for the info, what costs will I be looking at roughly if I do the DPF and EGR? Like I said before I'm not sure if we will be keeping the Duster but if you say they cheapish to maintain maybe...
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    Re: Renault Duster Problems

    Hi Butch Dassie, I recently knocked out my Tritons DPF and left the original pipe in place, I also made my own blanking plates and blanked of my EGR and the engine improvements on the 2.5 was very...
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    Leaving Thursday for Scottburgh Caravan Park for the long weekend.
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    Re: Help choosing the right 4x4

    My personal experience regarding my 2009 Triton super select 4x4+diff lock is that it is vital as a newbie to get over the harder more difficult obstacles.
    I would say low range and diff lock are...
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    Re: Hennops Hiking trail

    Did it twice last year but the short trail with family and friends, nice views and some nice history.
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    Re: Bridgestone Dueler D694 vs D697

    Its a difficult one as the difference in tread depth might cause issues, if you have no other choice but to do one tyre maybe get another D697 and match it to the existing one on the front. I would...
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    Re: Bridgestone Dueler D694 vs D697

    Hi,

    What is on the spare rim?
    I assume the D697 will be a newer version of the D694 but both should be A/T.
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    Re: Parrots in Bryanston

    Im no bird expert but a quick google search i found the closest looking parrot to he pic is actually a Senegal Parrot, Wikipedia however says they only from West Africa and so assume they must have...
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    Re: Tyre profile effect on comfort?

    I just did a similar thing to my Triton and went from 245/70x16 to 265/65x17 tyres and rims and noted the following:

    1 - comfort and road holding has increased (gravel and tar)
    2 - my speedo is...
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    Re: Load shedding

    Definitief, my meisie het dit van a vriendin af gekry en my eerste gedagte was hierdie APP se skrywer hou nie baie van Eskom nie. Bygese dit werk baie goed en dis nie meer n geskarrel om load...
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    Re: Load shedding

    Sies man;D
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    Re: Load shedding

    The easiest solution I found was from Pick n Pay and its called a magic light led that holds a charge of about 4 hours. The thing I like the most about it is the fact that it fits my current light...
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    Re: Breedsnek pass

    Morning,


    We did it the 3rd of March in a Triton 4x4 and a Steed 4X4 and it was not to difficult, we took it slow though as its does become very bumpy.
    We also assisted a gent in a Jeep Renegade...
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    Re: Subaru XV or Nissan Xtrail

    I just had a look at the XV on the Subaru website and its definitely on a different level to the Duster, I did see there is a new Mitsubishi Eclipse that launched recently but not to sure how it will...
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    Re: Subaru XV or Nissan Xtrail

    Another left field choice would be the Renault Duster 4wd, the 1.5 diesel motor will definiteley be more economical travelling long distances. I also know on sand the Duster has received very good...
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    Re: Interesting 4x4 sales figures from Aus

    I have heard plenty on this forum that the African dealer network around South Africa is a big factor in buying Toyota's, to me personally this doesn't make sense depending how often you actually...
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    Re: Decat: what does it mean?

    I had it done at de Graaf in Pretoria, I did the SCV myself and this took me 30 minutes.
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    Re: Decat: what does it mean?

    Morning,

    I must say its a big difference as I replaced the OE exhaust box with a free flow box at the same time.
    To me it feels like the engine revs more freely and I don't have as much turbo lag...
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    Re: Decat: what does it mean?

    I wonder if it has a sensor on the DPF? I searched a bit on the Juke diesel forums UK but nothing like this popped up.
    I remember when I did my DPF removal the guy before me wasn't assisted due to...
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    Re: Decat: what does it mean?

    I just had my 2009 Triton 2.5 diesel done but instead of a catalytic converter(petrol vehicles) they call it a DPF (diesel particulate filter). I think it has a similar function but one is for...
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    Re: New 2019 Triton

    Carsguide just did a 9 minute video which is more in depth, I did watch some of the Asian reviews but prefer my Aussies as they are a bit more cynical. The guy gave it a 8 out of 10. If you watch the...
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    Re: New 2019 Triton

    I must say looks wise its definitely a upgrade, hope they not launching in a Fiat again?
    I have being waiting for a proper Aussie review and this morning my YouTube subscription notice prompted a...
  32. Re: Goodyear Wrangler AT Adventure vs Continental WorldContact 4x4

    I personally think if I go by what I am reading here is that punctures and sidewall cuts happen to all brands irrespective of price, I do agree some tyre brands do have softer and harder sidewalls...
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    Re: Tyres in storage

    If I remember correctly tyres carry a 5 year manufacturing warranty, there is a four digit code just above the bead on the sidewall (0519 which is the 5th week of 2019). I don't know how thorough...
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    Re: Renault Duster Problems

    Sorry, I think they are underwritten by Liquid Capital and if memory serves me correct this was the same company that covered the standard Renault maintenance warrantee's.
    We had a Clio before the...
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    Re: Renault Duster Problems

    Not 100% sure, i did ask up until 45000km services for it to be checked by Renault but they could never find the issue.
    I do have the maintenance plan cover but if we cant find the problem there is...
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