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    Ford & Mazda Re: Ford Everest 2.0 XLT 4X4 AT Sport 20" Wheels

    The circumference will be the same. It is only the side profile size that differs.
  2. Re: Toyota Fortuner 2.4 GD6 4x4 AT vs Ford Everest Sport 2.0 XLT 4X4 AT

    I had to go look at the clearances stated, as the Fortuner in no way stands 50mm higher than the Everest. Seems the quoted ground clearance of the Fortuner is up to the front bumper, looking at the...
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    Re: So... another Ford...

    Also to add, the Everest is a very heavy "lady". They weight about 320kg heavier than the Fortuner, so that does have an impact on the fuel consumption. I average 9.5l/100km's on a mixture of highway...
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    Re: So... another Ford...

    I think one of the most critical items to look out for would be maintenance. Was it done on time, and at the agents, to ensure that the manufacturer's warranty is in place. Obviously this is...
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    Re: Malfunction during emergency?

    Very glad you and your family are safe after this incident joey_8.

    I have read many replies here referring to cadence braking, but I have a question.

    In many owners manuals, and articles...
  6. Thread: Fridge Question

    by DrifX
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    Re: Fridge Question

    I don't think that not using the baskets will have any ill-effect. As previously stated, I thing it aids in keeping all the items organised, and to prohibit items in the fridge rolling around and...
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    Re: My Venter trailer Bicycle Carrier solution

    Hi Bostokkelos.

    Ek weet dit is nou al amper 'n jaar later, maar ek is nou in die situasie waar ek presies so 'n fietsrak op my waentjie gaan moet monteer.

    Ek hou baie van jou uitleg en wil net...
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    Re: 2017 Ford Everest 2.2xlt vs 3.2 xlt auto

    Hi Guido81.

    I have the 3.2 4x2 such as the one your are looking at. The 3.2 is not a sprightly engine, but it does have good low-down grunt. In normal day to day driving it is not as prevalent,...
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    Re: Power+ Throttle Booster?

    Hi Wynand.

    There is a thread under the Mitsubishi section of guys installing the Power+ on their Mitsu's.

    I installed it on my Everest. Love it, although sometimes I do feel that I have to push...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Ford Everest...to pull the trigger or not...

    I love my 3.2 XLT Everest. Although only a 4x2, it ticks all the boxes for my needs currently.

    Just take into account, it is a "fat boy/girl". Compared to the likes of the Fortuner, it weighs...
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    Re: Wooden garage door restoration

    I am in exactly the same boat with regards to wooden Garage doors this December, and using Woodoc.

    Just a question regarding Woodoc Marine. Can you also apply the wax, say annually, to feed the...
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    Re: Throttle Controller

    Received my Power+ yesterday, and all I can say is WOW.

    I currently drive on A2.5, but will have to play around with the settings to get the one that fits best. After the installation, I drove...
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    Re: Throttle Controller

    So with all the Black Friday hype, I finally decided to take the plunge and order the PowerPlus for my Everest.

    Ok, wasn't really the hype, was more all the positive reviews above, and the fact...
  14. Thread: Everest info

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    Re: Everest info

    Unless they have my vehicle completely incorrectly stated on the license disk, my Everest Tarre shows as 2 301kg, and GVM is 3 100kg's. Don't mind it to much even if it is a mistake, at least I can...
  15. Thread: Everest info

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    Re: Everest info

    I have a 2018 3.2 XLT, although only 4x2.

    Not knowing the mixture of town and open road driving you will be doing, but cruise control is your friend with these vehicles. If kept at a constant...
  16. Ford & Mazda Re: 2018 Ford Everest Limited power lift gate not opening

    If I remember correctly, the manual states that the boot can be opened by hand, albeit slowly without damaging the lifting gear. This was stated in my Kuga's manual with the lifting tailgate.

    If...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Turning light while towing

    I have also encountered the faster blinking turning signal on my Everest when towing a trailer with LED lights. I am not to worried about it as the actual lights blinking still remain the same...
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    Re: The DIY volla bakkie

    I love this build.

    Just one question: Should you not also consider fitting fenders over the rear wheels? If you drive through mud or on wet roads, would you and the passenger not get soaked with...
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    Re: Wildtrak 2.0 Bi-turbo

    What was the issues you experienced, if I may ask?
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    Fortuner Re: SEATS - 3rd row seats for 2014/15 Fortuner

    And with all due respect, I think the price is a bit high only for the rear seats.
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    Re: The new Hilux has arrived...

    I am curious to know why would they leave the 2.8 GD6 Manual at 420nm, and only up the Auto to 500nm?

    Is this a marketing strategy to up the sales of the Auto?
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    Re: 4x2 SUVís - whatís their purpose?

    No, if the trailer in tow does not have a braking system, the 50% of tare weight applies, up to a maximum of 750kg. If the Trailer in tow has a "run-in" braking system, which majority of larger...
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    Re: Car cell phone holder

    I purchased a Volkano extendable holder from Take a Lot.

    Works well, and if your dashboard is flat, the suction cup even mounts to it without the need to stick a plate or such onto the dashboard....
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    Re: 4x2 SUVís - whatís their purpose?

    I purchased my 4x2 Everest for exactly the same reason as anybody would purchase a bakkie based SUV. The only difference is that I know I will not be doing any rough 4x4 routes, or sand driving above...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Is a 2007 Ranger DC 4x4 2.5tdi a good buy

    Congratulations. Sold my 2006 Mazda Drifter just before lock-down with 240 000 km's on. Still pulled like a freight train without the smallest of issues. They really are fantastic vehicles, and...
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    Re: Unimog on the road going West

    Please have your friends send some pictures of the inside.

    Looks stunning, would love to have one as a touring vehicle.
  27. Thread: Montana Park PTA

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    Re: Montana Park PTA

    We stay in Montana Park, for 5 years now, also in Besembiesie Str above the Kollonade.

    Moving from Centurion, where I stayed for more than 10 years since moving from KZN, I also had my doubts....
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    Re: New Defender arrived today

    I saw a couple of them on the back of car carrier coming out of our Corporate Park this afternoon. I know JLR have offices and a training facility here.

    Couldn't get a good look at the front, but...
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    Re: Everest Exhaust Smell

    Thank you Kadafi.

    First car I own with a CAT, so now I have one less thing to worry about ;D
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    Everest Exhaust Smell

    Hi guys.

    I took delivery of a 2018 3.2 Everest with 37 000km's, the Tuesday before lock-down. Obviously the vehicle has not racked up much mileage since then, but it is driven at least 10 km's...
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    Re: Interesting Ranger 3.2 vs 2.0 BTdi tow test

    Something that I found interesting was the fuel consumption figures was very close between the two at the end of the day, something like a 0.8l/100km's difference.

    So even though it is faster...
  32. Thread: 2022 Amarok

    by DrifX
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    Re: 2022 Amarok

    What about it? I think it will be great for both manufacturers to be able to combine R&D on a new vehicle. Both parties will be able to bring what works best in their vehicles to the design table.
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    Re: Google Maps on Hilux Multimedia Display?

    Could it be that it will only activate with the physical phone charger/cord plugged into the usb? Don't know the Toyota Multimedia unit, so I don't know whether it could make a difference?
  34. Thread: Nissan Sani

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    Re: Nissan Sani

    I believe it was/is Camel Suspension
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Ford Kuga 1.6 A/T AWD Fuel Consumption

    With the 2.0 I was very lucky to get anything above 520km's to a tank, and that was on 60 ltrs. The 1.5 I manage to at least get to 700km's dependent on the driving conditions.

    I always have to...
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