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    Re: Tyre Comparisons

    And civils contractors...;D;D
  2. Re: Kosi Border to Santa Maria - Which way would you go?

    Join Drive Moz on Facebook. They have a huge amount of info on there and I can't think of a better way to get more up to date and accurate info.
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    Re: Tyre Comparisons

    Agreed, the footprint does get a bit wider with deflation but not by nearly as much as the length difference.
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    Re: Toyota scam alert

    I guess you phone your insurance and they pay out. Vastly different situation than to handing your key to a criminal and waving him goodbye as he drives away with your car.

    Another question which...
  5. Thread: Poncho

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    Re: Poncho

    Was playing a golf day on Saturday, in the rain. The poncho's kept us dry and even improved our game by at least a few shots...;D

    You say you got yours in 1994? I did not realize they could last...
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    Re: Toyota scam alert

    I agree with you to an extent, but in a life and death situation vs a scam where there is no direct threat to the person and someone willingly surrenders his keys and lets the scammers drive off with...
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    Re: Toyota scam alert

    Yeah. I have had to take my Hilux in twice for recall items but that's just the thing. Who picks up a vehicle on a flatbed from your home or work? As far as I know it is up to the owners to take it...
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    Re: Show your Macro

    Does underwater count?
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    Re: Mtunzini/Richards Bay 4x4 route/trial

    Lol. So we learn...;D

    We did the track at Mfuli followed by a trip up the Mfuli riverbed in 2009. That one kept us busy. If I remember correctly it took around 4 hours to do 6km. At one stage all...
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    Re: Mtunzini/Richards Bay 4x4 route/trial

    Is Mfuli game ranch still operational? They used to have a nice little track there but I have not been there for many years.
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    Re: Nitecore repairs (out of warranty item)

    Agreed. Their in warranty service as well as after sales service is top notch and so are the torches. I would be devastated if any of my Nitecores would just stop working, but then again, after 5...
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    Re: Engine Braking vs Brakes

    And ensure that your brake fluid is moisture free by bleeding/ flushing the brake system from time to time. When water in the fluid system reaches boiling point the brakes are pretty much useless. My...
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    Re: Tyre Comparisons

    That's not the only mistake. In the explanation the footprint length is quoted in mm (Geolander 33.1mm) instead of cm...
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    Re: Fortuner GD6 50mm Lift

    I guess any dealer will tell you the same.

    Standard 50mm lift with a OME, Ironman, EFS or similar suspension will not influence anything negatively. There are thousands of these vehicles fitted...
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    Re: Hilux 3.0 clutch slipping?

    Done already. I have played around with the adjustment a bit but have a nice bit of freeplay and it just feels right.

    I think there may have been some contaminants on the plate which has now been...
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    Re: Hilux 3.0 clutch slipping?

    So a bit of feedback on my slipping clutch.

    I replaced the master and slave cylinders, no difference.

    Then had a chat with my BIL who told me to "burn" it...

    My first reactions was "NOOOO!"...
  17. Re: Vioolsdrift breaks record: hottest day in Africa...ever

    Nou watter een is dit nou?;D>:D
  18. Suspension Re: Mixing and matching suspension components

    Not a single opinion on this?

    Wow, that must be a record;D>:D

    The reason I am asking is that I can replace my entire suspension for less (Over R3k less) than replacement of my current...
  19. Re: New SA bakkie on display in Nasrec - Brandt BRV

    That is fantastic news. Thanks Riaan:)
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    Re: Recovery points on towbar

    Those holes I would think are designed for trailer safety chains or emergency brake line connection points rather than for recovery purposes.
  21. Re: New SA bakkie on display in Nasrec - Brandt BRV

    Don't knock what you haven't tried ;D

    Wondering is anyone here has actually driven one and can give some feedback.

    Would I buy one? Probably not, but it would be interesting to put it through...
  22. Suspension Mixing and matching suspension components

    I will use my own scenario as the example but have wondered about this for a while.

    My Hilux has a EFS suspension fitted. Now when the shock absorbers are shot, do I replace with EFS shocks, or do...
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    Re: 89 Jeep Wagoneer Woody - Hellcat V8

    That's nice. Although I would like to see a Gladiator with those specs...;D
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    Re: To GPS or not to GPS?

    When you pre download maps, would one still have info like current location, elevation, speed functions? Or would it just function as a paper map on your phone?
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    Re: To GPS or not to GPS?

    I use my GPS very often. As soon as I leave the city limits I have it mounted. They are terrible for looking for places, Google is much more efficient than this for around the city.

    Phones are...
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    Re: Fortuner Cruise Control

    Just a really dof question. Does your brake lights work?

    I had an issue on the Hilux where towing a trailer caused my brake light fuse to blow. If this fuse is gone, the cruise control stops...
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    Suspension Re: LR drive shaft on Hilux D4D 4x4

    Had a similar problem on my Hilux's FR sideshaft. (No. Not Ferrari Roma, or Ford Ranger, but Front right>:D;D)

    Turns out the bearings and bushes were shot and had to overhaul the entire front...
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    Re: New Meat Ban in Mozambique

    Just stop off in Ponta and buy some meat there. The range and quality may not be as good as what you would get back home, but meat is meat and a man must eat. Either that or go without.

    Can't...
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    Re: Fishrot corruption two ministers "Resign"

    Resignation?? Not exactly a punishment that fits the crime, but then again at least they have been removed from the system.

    Probably just making space for the next looters who steps into their...
  30. Re: Lockers/Traction Control etc etc........Comparison??

    So very true.

    I have seen a SJ410 do unimaginable obstacles but taking knocks in the process and burning the clutch out in a matter of a few hours. As a toy which you don't mind rolling over a...
  31. Re: Lockers/Traction Control etc etc........Comparison??

    I am unsure as to how exactly a LSD works but if I have it correct, there would have to be considerable amount of wheel-spin in order to make a noticeable difference in traction. I don't think that...
  32. Re: Lockers/Traction Control etc etc........Comparison??

    Wheel articulation also plays a role and could affect how effective these aids are. Defender without or T/C or lockers on the front or rear axles will most probably be better than a hilux with only...
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    Re: Checking interest - Would anyone camp here:

    I would think considering the location and size, this would be big 5 territory?

    With a user friendly booking system and rates in line with facilities provided it will most likely work. Advertising...
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    Re: Fortuner clutch

    What can the accumulator do that could cause the clutch to slip? I have the same issue and have replaced the master cylinder but no success...
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    Re: Hilux 3.0 clutch slipping?

    So I have decided to replace the Master cylinder. It felt good initially but I have even more slipping now. Will have to play around with some adjusting tomorrow. This is driving me up the wall. It...
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