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  1. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    vs a Toyota yaris

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200814/ac6e0eb9afb71906353d4ae5d98a751e.jpg

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/686273281850563/permalink/939180506559838/
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    Re: Anyone had sticky knobs?

    yep, hard plastic, but smooth - they really didn't need the wax coating.
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    Re: Anyone had sticky knobs?

    It's a layer of wax to make them feel 'soft' - all the RR owners end up with this issue, which is now being exacerbated by use of alcohol-based sanitisers.

    I used methyl spirit and a microfibre...
  4. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Some exciting news for me - a friend has now done 3000km in his new Defender, and now wants to test if off-raod against my RRS.

    We are now debating which of these two trails we're going to do:...
  5. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    TFL's towing test


    https://youtu.be/poSHjxhDDaE
  6. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Interesting camper concept, not sure about feasibility though

    https://www.instagram.com/p/CD0HBbyM44k/

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  7. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Yep, they needed to jump-start the agricultural sector after the war, and this was key to motorising the farms.

    And they had bucket loads of parts and aluminium lying around after they stopped...
  8. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Maybe the fact that we don't live in 1948 anymore has something to do with it? [emoji28]
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    Re: td5 oil pressure concern

    Your hot idle seems to be very low - it should be around 1.5-1.6 bar.

    How's the oil level?


    ps. why are you monitoring in Imperial!?
  10. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    A bullbar from Oz: https://www.instagram.com/p/CDsGy7qMsGJ/
  11. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    availability of coils on the 110 ;D
  12. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    some good news for the people stuck in the previous century:


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  13. RangeRover Re: Help !!!! Workshops in PE are scared to work on my vehicle.

    yeah, not worth risking an engine when the cost of new bolts is low.
  14. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    LOL, people have been running lift rods since the D3 came out.
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    Defender Re: Cape Town - Independent Workshops

    Any of them should be able to, but if you're sending your vehicle from PE, probably best to go with the bigger workshops - Gateway or Auto Excellence.
  16. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    He was being sarcastic ;D
  17. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    https://youtu.be/oYICj_Alt4U
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Bruce, how about an upgrade for the dash?

    https://www.facebook.com/761710167285953/photos/a.910358722421096/1911163679007257/
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    Re: Defender D240 or P400

    the P300 sure has some vooma!

    https://www.instagram.com/p/CDVTk1xgNhu/

    "Drag Race! This is nuts, P300 Defender 4 cylinder vs 2019 Lexus 570 v8 rolling start from 50mph (80kph) �� thanks to...
  20. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    - The Gladiator Rubicon is described in another build video. Itís twin-locked with a 2" or 2.5Ē Lift with 35Ē tires
    - The Defender in the video is a First Edition. Itís totally unlocked, and the...
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    Defender Re: What have you done with your Defender today?

    motherbuffer, sorry man, that sucks majorly!

    hopefully insurance pays out quickly and you can find a replacement
  22. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    https://www.facebook.com/1764327793832190/posts/2649086655356295/

    You have to tilt your phone until the man standing in the background is vertical to compensate for the camera angle.

    Still, not...
  23. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Heat dissipation should be ok, as long as you're not driving like you're on a race track IMHO.

    Prolonged TC use when off-roading all day could be an issue though, but hard to tell without a...
  24. Thread: Is this it?

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    so looks like you need a calipwer swap to fit 18" to the P400

    https://www.instagram.com/p/CDSEY_SMDZR/

    "I got so excited I didnít even bother putting the rest of the Lugnuts on for the photo....
  25. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Video of a Roller test


    https://youtu.be/IelI3BSDOeg
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    Will Thinner Oils Damage Your Engine?

    "What do oil weights mean? What does 5W-30 mean? Do thinner oils get better fuel economy? Do thin oils like 0W-20 protect your engine?

    I spent some time discussing these questions with Mobil 1...
  27. Thread: Range Rover Zeus

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    RangeRover Re: Range Rover Zeus

    https://www.autoexpress.co.uk/jaguar/352617/jaguar-land-rover-developing-hydrogen-fuel-cell-suv

    "...Known as Project Zeus, JLR is working on the technology with a number of UK-based partners,...
  28. Thread: Range Rover Zeus

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    RangeRover Range Rover Zeus

    JLR is set to announce "Project Zeus" - their first step into Hydrogen fuel-cell powered prototypes.

    ...
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    Re: IID Tool Where to buy

    Yep, also bought mine from Island4x4.

    Select shipping via UPS, it should arrive within 3-4 days, mabe a week due to lockdown delays.
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    Defender Re: Cape Town - Independent Workshops

    Where in CT?

    As mentioned above, Twin Landy is excellent.

    Around the Northern suburbs, Gateway in Stickland. Avoid Elrico.

    In the Helderberg, Schalk Burger in Strand, and Auto Excellence in...
  31. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    https://youtu.be/xJb51V6ELHM
  32. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    A review from a UK owner after 2 months:
  33. Re: Ex-Renault boss Thierry Bollore named as new JLR CEO

    Who is Jaguar Land Roverís new boss and what does he need to do? https://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/coventry-news/who-jaguar-land-rovers-new-18676686

    "... CoventryLive spoke to automotive...
  34. Ex-Renault boss Thierry Bollore named as new JLR CEO

    https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/industry/ex-renault-boss-thierry-bollore-named-new-jlr-ceo

    "...The appointment was announced by Natarajan Chandrasekaran, chairman of JLR parent company Tata,...
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    Re: Can electric cars work in South Africa

    Meanwhile, in France...

    https://insideevs.com/news/435808/french-town-appy-residents-drive-renault-zoe/

    "Renault announced an interesting project to enable an entire town in France to go...
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