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    Re: Vehicles with SAP VIN Numbers

    ya, this seems crazy. I have done a few rebuilds and swooped more than my fair share of engines. Never had the police stamp a number on any block that already had a number, and had sufficient...
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    Re: Discovery: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    spoken to Shaun from the Gearbox company, or the guys at Autobox in Pretoria? R40k seems really steep for a rebuild on that box..... alternatively consider a manual conversion? Can pick up a good...
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    Re: Puma 2.4 - Long story and a Toc-Toc

    Have you had anyone run diagnostics? That would be a good place to start if you have uneven running and power issues.

    115 is very hot, to have spiked to there, something is seriously wrong, either...
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    M104 2.8 correct oils

    My gran has an old 95 C class with the m104 2.8 i6.

    ideally the old girl should probably get something smaller and cheaper and more reliable but she wonít let go of the old merc.

    I think the...
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    Re: Nog sulke Prados?

    maak net mooi seker daai Midas Philips HIDs is opregte Philips.

    ek het so 3 jaar terug n stel gekoop daar, en die een het heeltyd geflikker. Midas wou niks weet van vervanging nie, want hulle was...
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    Re: Sani pass to Johannesburg

    Just be careful of being in a hurry on that road, especially if itís been raining, and leave ample time to take it slow down the pass from Afriski towards the border. That road might be beautiful...
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    Discovery 2: Re: Ultimate Disco2 Td5 Build

    To be perfectly honest, I would say an ATB on the front in a D2 is overkill. A proper locker in the back is worth it, but the TC is really good, and if you combine a fully locked rear with the TC...
  8. Thread: Burn out...

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    Re: Burn out...

    Need to take all these kind of articles with a pinch of salt.

    http://www.capetalk.co.za/articles/336696/cape-town-salaries-finally-trump-joburg-with-bigger-and-better-packages-survey

    this...
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    Suspension Re: Freelander 2 Shocks

    thread resurrect.


    have also heard this story about Territory shocks fitting. My local Midas sells territory shocks for R900 each, but charges R2500.00 each for FL2 KYB shocks (OEM).

    they...
  10. Freelander II Re: Unsolvable Problem? ... My FL2 engine just cuts out ... dead !

    I was also leaning that way, but they apparently replaced it when they replaced the fuel pump.

    Edit.... just re read the OP, they only cleaned the sensor. In that case I agree 99% chance it’s...
  11. Freelander II Re: Unsolvable Problem? ... My FL2 engine just cuts out ... dead !

    This is a seriously strange issue. Especially since no fault codes are brought up. It definitely sounds like a fuel delivery issue.

    Since the pump is now new (but I suspect prematurely replaced),...
  12. Thread: CMH Dodginess

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    Re: CMH Dodginess

    was There a PDI done before collection of the vehicle? Surely if the damage is blatantly obvious but is not recorded on the PDI, then they need to come to the party here.
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    Re: Front runner roof channels

    Land Rover Freelander 2.

    Die food rack war ek gekry het kom van n Porsche Cayenne af, maar hy sal pas. Ek het net die channels nodig
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    Front runner roof channels

    I got a used front runner roof rack for free from a family member, but I need to put roof rails on to fit it.

    Is there anything special about the front runner rails? Or can I get them from a...
  15. Thread: Survival

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    Re: Survival

    exactly. Never ever go it alone
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    Re: Survival

    gifappel is not actually toxic, itís just disgusting and not particularly nutritious. I donít think there is a risk of anyone accidentally ingesting any meaningful amount of gifappel.

    In fact,...
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    Re: Zim to Nam / Faces of the Namib advice

    Time of year and how much time you have available will be a big factor in determine the best route to follow.
  18. Re: Is ek ge-scam deur Leisure & Travelling Booking Agents van Botswana?

    or it may mean more tourism, in turn creating more meaningful jobs. Many potential visitors are put off by the overly complex booking processes
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    Re: Pilanesberg self sufficient camping

    agreed.

    the horrible experience of camping in pilanesberg these past few years, and the complete overpricing of the horribly run down chalets has been keeping me away for some time now.

    a...
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    Re: Multi Day 4x4 Trails/Routes

    Trail Name: 3 Provinces 4x4 Adventures
    Province:Freestate
    duration: 2-3 Days
    accomodation type: camping/log cabins
    Grade: 3-5
    Guided: Self drive routes, but the full day battlefield trail is...
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    Re: Pilanesberg self sufficient camping

    unfortuantely proximity to the gates, and peace and quiete are mutually exclusive in this case.
  22. Thread: Drawbar lengths.

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    Re: Drawbar lengths.

    Okay, but they are towing serious off road rigs, and they seem to have much longer drawbars than our local off road trailers.
  23. Thread: Drawbar lengths.

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    Drawbar lengths.

    Been watching quiet a bit of Aus4x4 action on YouTube lately. I have noticed that they ausie camper trailers that these guys take on some seriously rough trails tend to have very long draw bars, and...
  24. Re: Is ek ge-scam deur Leisure & Travelling Booking Agents van Botswana?

    The whole booking system in Botswana is designed to keep these booking agencies in business. It is all made extra complex and time consuming so itís virtually impossible to do it without being in...
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    Re: Ford Everest for overlanding modification

    You will be fine. Slides you can easily DIY or front runner and the likes will sort you out of the shelf.

    As a rule, Wagons make better OVERLANDERS than bakkies do. Especially if you are...
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    Re: 2019 Jimny packing/overlanding thread

    never owned one but have traveled in groups with Jinnyís. Overcoming the lack of space is do able with smart packing, especially if you are 1 up. 2 up it gets a bit tight. The biggest issue with the...
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    MediaRelease: Re: 16" x 7" 6 hole steel rims.

    If buying Steelies, just make sure of the weight rating. Trailer rims generally arenít suitable for a heavy loaded SUV
  28. Re: D3 tdv6 gearbox/transfer case/ecu/wiring problem/s

    could be something as simple as a bad earth or a shorted out wire somewhere. Had a similar issue not so long ago, and it ended up being an ABS sensor lead that had a dead short. drove is mad with the...
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    Re: Multi Day 4x4 Trails/Routes

    Gauteng

    Trail Name: Rust De Winter Bundu Trail

    Province: Limpopo

    duration: 2 Days

    accomodation type: Camping
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    Multi Day 4x4 Trails/Routes

    I know there was a thread a few months back listing the multi day trials in South Africa, but I canít seem to find that thread now. Please point me in the right direction and mods can close this...
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    Re: Problem with Aluminium tentpoles

    Going to say it again...... just buy a set of gloves......

    gardening gloves will do the trick. Even better, those white wool gloves they use in the tire shops......

    but if you have all the...
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    Re: Puma 2,4......Hiert jou Lekker Ding

    Have you driven a puma in the sand in Moz? I know you visit often, so chances are you have, but I battle to see how you find the system wanting on the puma.

    As mentioned above, itís not a DSC...
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    Re: Puma 2,4......Hiert jou Lekker Ding

    TC op puma werk baai goed op sand of modder. Dit is n off-road TC systeem.

    Dit is nie DSC nie.... DSC is wat moelikhied maak in sand of modder, want dit sny engine krag om wheelslip te verminder.
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    Re: Puma 2,4......Hiert jou Lekker Ding

    Hy sal TC he ja. Op die defender can jy dit nie af sit nie. Maar dit werk baaie baaie goed off-road.

    as hy sů in die lug is, sal die traction control niks maak nie, want al 4 wiele draai gelyk....
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    Re: Chobe accommodation

    Personal favorite of mine is the Old House in Kasane. Nice little B&B and half the price of Chobe Safari Lodge. They do the best bream in town as well.
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