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  1. Re: Land Riover Discovery 4 - looking for feedback from current or past owners

    A Disco 4 with a VW V6 TDI engine and air suspension - that would be the winner
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    Re: Planes take strange routes ?

    A few years ago when Qatar and Saudi were at odds, Saudi closed its airspace to Qatar airways.

    They had to fly around the Arabian peninsula to get to there destinations.

    I always thought that...
  3. Poll: Re: What do you feel more comfortable with, newer car, or an easier to fix car?

    Newer car by far, Old easy to fix ? sure if parts are available. Older spares are never on hand and it take two weeks to get.

    even replacing a tyre of the same make and size is an issue these days...
  4. Re: FS : 1982 Merc 200 W123, 1 Owner LOW LOW Miles!!!

    Beautiful. Future classic for sure. The station wagon versions TE go for crazy money overseas- highly collectable
  5. Re: Spur bosses to go on countrywide tour to address boycott

    Final outcome for the boss is quite sad. He retired in December 2020, Took a gun to his head yesterday.
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    Re: What's your Biggest pet peeve?

    Teenagers reactions to when the wifi speed dips for 10 seconds or they in a dead spot.

    Teenagers: " urgha ! the wifi's gone done, the wifi is crap! "

    Dad: " what ?"

    Teenagers: (...
  7. Re: Touareg - dash lights up but engine doesn't swing

    Eish, i can emphasize. My first T1 had similar issues- would not start in the most inconvenient space, once I blocked the Kosi bay border post SA side after switching off to check boot, did not...
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    Re: What 4x4 Suv to get Budget R400 to R420k

    There are threads on the fourm that speak to how a late member called Bartho demonstrated how well an X5 could handle dunes.
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    Re: What 4x4 Suv to get Budget R400 to R420k

    Other option not yet mentioned is the Hyundai Santa Fe 4WD

    https://www.autotrader.co.za/car-for-sale/hyundai/santa-fe/elite/26001396

    Volvo xc90 is 7 seats and will be very close to X5 comfort...
  10. Re: Tanzania president stands for tourism and travel

    Bleh,

    The statement is a copy paste one from many other African countries who have professed the same with little to no result. probably formulated by a EU sponsored consultant.

    What they...
  11. Re: Touareg - dash lights up but engine doesn't swing

    I hope its fixed, As a matter of interest was getting to the starter an engine out job as is the case with the T1 treg or has access to the starter improved ?

    Some mechanics manage to get to the...
  12. Re: Covid Testing Query - MORE... Yes, I'm SORRY...

    Generally as a SA Citizen returning to SA you have the option for a rapid test if the border post has the facility available- around R300.

    However if you ask, they will tell you to have a less...
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    Re: Costs of owning a Toyota Landcruiser 105 4.5EFI

    If you want to save a lot of money on car maintenance, and you buy cars second hand do not accept that you are not mechanical inclined. With youtube and the internet, this forum, and some tools,...
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    Re: Toyota Vehicle Shortage

    In general, COVID 19 has disrupted global supply chains of items made to manufacture cars. Started with microchips for ECU's, steel is also becoming an issue.

    Today Moneyweb is saying rubber...
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    Re: Huge fire on Table Mountain

    Pic from inside the UCT library after quenching the flames
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    Re: Huge fire on Table Mountain

    Twitter is full of student leaders encouraging to help burn UCT.
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    Re: head shaking ranger

    Since you have changed tires, balancing, suspension components ( if its all been done correct) the only other item that may cause the steering vibration are perhaps the brake rotors/disks are...
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    Re: Best town in WC to invest

    I have been looking at Simonstown. ( on the internet that is) for something similar

    Awesome views, on the peninsula, can't see or think on any informal settlement encroachment on Google earth.
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    Re: This is not good for the Mozambique

    Nice article.

    In depth report with background to the situation. Along with all the different players and benefactors.
  20. Thread: 2011 Santa Fe

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    Re: 2011 Santa Fe

    have you battery checked.

    Might be time for a new one.
  21. Thread: Toyota 200 V8 VX

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    Re: Toyota 200 V8 VX

    Yes I would say its a good buy, however if they made the simple mistake on the ad with the spec level perhaps they also erred on price in some way

    maybe the price on the ad is ex Vat or somthing....
  22. Thread: Toyota 200 V8 VX

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    Re: Toyota 200 V8 VX

    This looks more like a GX than a VX
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    Re: We need to define what exactly “camping” is.

    Who said the forum was getting boring ?

    As with everything in now, consumerism has made simple things like camping complicated.

    Some of my best memories " camping" was on the banks of the vaal...
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    Re: We need to define what exactly “camping” is.

    Theres Richard Hammond style camping

    then there’s Jeremy Clarkson/James May style camping.

    and anything in between.

    (Reference Amazon Prime Grand Tour Namibia special )
  25. Thread: VW Taigo

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    Re: VW Taigo

    They should have instead brought a polo based half ton bakkie they sell in Brazil
  26. Thread: VW Taigo

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    Re: VW Taigo

    Basically having a VW option on all the Audi Q platforms and maybe an extra one.

    But all manufactures are canning sedans in favour of suv cross over lifted hatchbacks, Its difficult to keep up.
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    Re: Ponta Malongane update

    From what i gather on the drive moz facebook page people who live and own places in the Pontas don't know for sure what is allowed or prohibited.

    The one guy comments that you wait to get fined or...
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    Re: What's the attraction of an iKamper?

    First time i have heard of these so i proceeded to the website and my first impression is that this is the i phone of RTT's

    when phrases like " double aluminium honeycomb tent floor" is used, you...
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    Re: Why is the new Triton not more popular?

    That also brings us to the fiat fullback, if one says that looks are not an issue when looking into buy a triton then might as well get one with a different badge and save some more money.

    look...
  30. Re: Is it possible to buy a usable 4x4 with a R40k budget?

    I would second the pajero option,

    there are a few in that price range on gum tree.

    we buy cars has a few options too

    here is a Nissan terrano for 40K
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  31. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg 'brake fluid' error

    check brake fluid level.
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    Re: This is not good for the Mozambique

    Looks like president of Botswana, Masis is taking the lead here.

    He is arriving in Eswatini today and will be going to Moz on Friday. They are discussing the SADC response to this

    "President...
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    Re: Amarok V6 maintenance

    Here is a link to a service manual. Its for the V6 TDI touareg - which is the same engine in the amarok

    https://cardiagn.com/vw-toureg-2003-2017-maintenance-2010-2015/
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    Re: Best all rounder 4x4 SUV

    options, budget depending would be:

    Chev trail blazer/ MUX
    Mitsubishi pajero sport
    Toyota fortuner
    Ford Everest
    Nissan Pathfinder
  35. Thread: SUV Tyres

    by Karol
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    Re: SUV Tyres

    I recently fitted Pirelli scorpion verde all season tyres to the toureg 275/45/20 inch.

    very quite and made the ride softer ( maybe an illusion by ride feels smoother)

    can recommend
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