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    Rover V8 question

    How would a "major oil leak" be a cause of head damage to a 3.9 engine?


    From here...
    https://www.classiccarafrica.com/auctions/tvr-chimaera/
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    Discovery 2: Re: Build and assembly of 4.6L V8

    As far as I understand it, the 3rd row of bolts was deleted after the SD1 and all subsequent engines are 2 rows.
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    Re: Planes take strange routes ?

    It possibly is, but that didn't stop the Russians/Ukrainians shooting my ex colleague down in MH17...
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    Re: Planes take strange routes ?

    For that particular route,this is probably the case,but it is possible to have dogleg routes to fit into established "airways" which are defined corridors in the air to funnel traffic safely.
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  5. Thread: License to Tow

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    Re: License to Tow

    Hang on a second.....
    There have been accounts of guys getting nailed for not having the correct license for trailers weighing in at less than 750ks, BUT being registered for over 750kg (based on...
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    Re: License to Tow

    I had Ratel, Buffel and Samil 20 on my license and they decided the Ratel was not eligible to convert, so I got the Unimog/Samil 20 equivalent at the time which was Code 10, now EC1.
  7. Thread: FL2 mechanic

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    Freelander II Re: FL2 mechanic

    Not familiar with the far North, but SHAW4X4 at 30 Stella Cove, Montagu Gardens would be a good choice in my book.
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    Re: Off-road caravan build

    Also look at Duram 195, available at any hardware shop.
    Brushable, durable and not eye wateringly expensive.
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    Re: Medical oxygen tanks

    In my younger years, I may have accidentally (and rather successfully) used industrial Oxygen from the Oxy-Acetylene kit to help ease a hangover.
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    Re: Worm Gear - Looking for a used one

    I'm not sure of the size, but the Peugeot 404 uses a worm drive in the diff.
  11. Re: Toyota (Non-4x4) Mechanic in Northern Suburbs

    Not in the Northern Suburbs, but Mendel Motors on the Foreshore is worth mention.

    Rael 021 425 1581 he is ex Market Toyota.
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    Re: Medical oxygen tanks

    Try Ysterplaat Medical Supplies in Montagu Gardens.
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    Re: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    But so nice for spare parts sales......
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    Re: Car`s License early Renewal question

    OK, thanks for that.
    Live and learn.
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    Re: Mozambique insurgents

    It doesn't surprise me at all that there is an SA link to them.
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    Re: it's a write off

    Take the 55k and it will be fixable as before.

    Listen to biltong, you won't be sorry.
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    Re: Car`s License early Renewal question

    I don't know why people bother with the Post Office anymore.
    The City Council issues licenses and they will renew at any time and he will pay the balance of the current amount's credit and the new...
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    Re: Project 2: Defender 130 V.3-Amigos ??

    How urgent is it?
    I go back to work in Gabon tomorrow and I can ask one of my colleagues to get me one for you from the UK, but I am only back at the end of June.
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    Re: Project 2: Defender 130 V.3-Amigos ??

    Would it not be worthwhile to hit up a scrapyard for a complete harness?
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    Re: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    A mate fixes cars from home and he has almost weekly jobs involving plastic fittings leaking and then breaking off when touched, don't feel like you are being singled out.
    It's all part of the money...
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    Re: Looking for fabricator / engineer in CPT

    Take a look here...
    http://www.billavista.com/tech/Articles/Driveshaft_Bible/index.html
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    Re: Huge fire on Table Mountain

    Am I cynical to hope that the financial loss incurred by the unnamed Newlands Cabinet Minister might be the required cinder to light a fire under getting SanParks back up to speed, OR letting CoCT...
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    Re: Huge fire on Table Mountain

    There is a huge problem in that sentence because most of the fire was on SanParks land and SanParks is National Government (ANC) and the Government is broke AND this is the Western Cape, the last non...
  24. Thread: License to Tow

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    Re: License to Tow

    http://www.foresightpublications.co.za/Dlic.html
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    Re: Looking for fabricator / engineer in CPT

    Notwithstanding the angles that are way out of spec, the condition of that one joint is comical.

    Go with CV joints.
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    Re: Huge fire on Table Mountain

    Maybe not specifically aimed at Campus, but it is a well known thing that the "Bergies" used to start fires and then get hired to help put them out in the past.
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    Re: Huge fire on Table Mountain

    Their own artifacts, maybe, but those of others......?
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    Re: Huge fire on Table Mountain

    Fixed it for you.
    No charge...
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    Re: Honda XR 650L Parts

    They should have stock, but before you try them, give Jackie a call at Euro Bike on 079 879 0999, she told me on the weekend that she had se cured a sole distributor deal for a Dutch motorcycle...
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    Re: Disputing a ridiculous CoCT water bill?

    From that article...


    So, they honestly expect the people who currently want free everything to actually be bothered to TAKE RESPONSIBILITY for their actions?

    The mind boggles....
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    Re: Huge fire on Table Mountain

    Politics makes for interesting bedfellows.....
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    Re: Huge fire on Table Mountain

    Let's NOT.
    Rather, let's hope he gets dropped off in the middle of the hot zone, instead.
  33. Thread: Sunningdale

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    Re: Sunningdale

    We are on a fairly busy road in "old" Parklands and in 17 years, we have had a few fence jumpers that exited as soon as the dogs came to say hi and I have had our cars gone through in the front yard...
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    Re: Small engine tractor

    As jy die kleintjie koop, sal hy sukkel, maar die egte Suid-oos Asia goed is taai....
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    Re: The Blink Tank Reborn Thread.

    That really looks good, you can be proud of the result and saving a Disco from scrapping.
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