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    Re: Most "Comfortable" family road vehicle?

    I am biased. But I thoroughly enjoy the CRV, and I have an old-ish model.
  2. Re: Samsung tablet for google maps whilst driving

    Try Waze. It'll change your life. I even use it home and work. Community based so people upload hazards and speed traps etc.

    The one time I didn't trust Waze to take a detour, I ended at my...
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    Re: Vehicle suggestions?

    My limited opinion: The Caddy will take you much further on a liter of fuel than the Subaru. But I hear the argument on the DSG boxes as well (but man they are nice) If fuel costs isn't an issue, you...
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    Re: 5 year tyre life?

    What I've seen: I've seen tyres go past the five years mark with no issues. In fact, there is a Steyr-Puch Haflinger in my shop currently, the ATXs on it was made in 2003. They are so old the...
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    Re: 2 Different tyre sizes on 4X4

    Depends on what vehicle it is. Older vehicles I believe it shouldn't be an issue, but newer ones, might still wreak havoc with ABS and Traction control.

    Vehicle 'thinks' the two smaller wheels are...
  6. Thread: Oil Catch Can

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    Re: Oil Catch Can

    The engineers didn't install it, so they can get the R100k repair money...

    Sorry, I am being antagonistic, but I believe these days diesels are made to break. When last did you hear of a diesel...
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    Re: Isuzu 280 kb rear main seal replacement

    For the amount of labour involved. Get a seal from the agents...
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    Re: Window washer tank and detergent

    Been using Sunlight liquid since forever. But I like to use car polish on my windscreen. It makes water run off windscreen. At speed on highway, I don't need to switch on wipers. Sunlight will remove...
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    Re: T4 Syncro 2,5 TDI oil in water

    The filter housing also serves as an oil cooler (me thinks)
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    Re: Ford bantam 1600 vibration gearbox??

    Another way to diagnose inner CV's: Inner CV's will vibrate under torque. So if you accelerate it will start vibrating and when you leave the accelerator it will stop.

    What I have found on some...
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    Re: Dunlop AT5, Grabbers AT3 or Yokohama G015

    Out of those three, I'd go for the Grabber. Mainly because of the price point. Looking at the treads though, I'd say the Yokie would be less noisy
  12. Re: FS : 1982 Merc 200 W123, 1 Owner LOW LOW Miles!!!

    Mens gaan dit altyd kry. As ek iets adverteer en iemand antwoord op Gumtree....nie Hallo, ek is sus of so nie, net: R1000

    Dan wil ek mos my vingers af skree op die man...

    Nice kar. My pa het so...
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    2013 Trailblazer 2.8D

    Hi guys. Anybody knows what mileage the cambelt needs to be changed (if indeed it is a cambelt motor as I've been told)? Autodata has got no info on this engine...any help appreciated.
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    Re: Uys is daar iets wat ons moet weet.

    What happened to diesel engines with a million km+ on....haven't heard of one recently? If I am wrong I apologise...
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    Re: Steyr-Puch Halflinger

    Oom Reenen. Die ene het elektriese motor in. Het Oom enige idee of ek iewers nog n balljoint (2 eintlik) kit sal kan kry? Of moet ek maar probeer om dit te laat vervaardig?
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    Re: Engines for Africa

    See on their web they have a brick and mortar shop as well. I am much more likely to trust them than the guys I had contacted
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    Re: How much did you pay for Tyres today ?

    That's a good price. Including fitment and balancing?
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    Re: How much did you pay for Tyres today ?

    Usually mean Extra Load. Although most tyres in that size (except Powertrac) as a 111 Load index...
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    Re: Engines for Africa

    This one seems legit, but if something sounds wonky, give it a miss.

    I was looking for a gearbox for something. Contacted a guy on Facebook. Price was good, and he delivers...but...you cannot pay...
  20. Thread: Hifly Tyres

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    Re: Hifly Tyres

    60%...Not sure, but quite a few. I bought a rim straightener, but haven't been able to get it to work for me. I even tried (and failed) myself to straighten a few. Funny now you mention it....When I...
  21. Thread: Hifly Tyres

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    Re: Hifly Tyres

    Gave them my Wifi password. Best gaurded shop in Kuila.
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    Re: Castrol GTX CI-4 Diesel oil any good?

    Sorry Sean, don't want to make my name Toffie to phone. Any idea what they charge?
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    Re: Steyr-Puch Halflinger

    Thank you, searched the forum but couldn't find much. Petri was only looking for one in 2015.

    Must be honest I didn't even check, didn't think there would be a section for them. Will ask there...
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    Steyr-Puch Halflinger

    Any forumites have one of these?

    I've found myself accepting this as a project for someone and might need some info on parts and where to source...

    Some stuff can be made and will have to be,...
  25. Thread: Hifly Tyres

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    Re: Hifly Tyres

    My picture upload is broken...

    http://www.hifly-tire.com/product/vigorous.html

    Their Vigorous AT's look awesome...
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    Re: Hifly Tyres

    ;DMy brother and some of the staff are here at 06h00 already. Sometimes we start then on cars left over the previous day, but we actually only open at 08h00.
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    Re: Quiet tyres for the platkarretjie

    If you can afford it, go for Michelin. Like I said in previous post, it's the gold standard.

    See if you can get the db ratings of tyres to compare. I think info on local tyres will be harder to...
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    Re: Is there a problem with Michelin LTX

    Michelin is the gold standard when it comes to tyres. In most sizes they are not affordable to everybody. Since 1990 they also own BF Goodridge. Think there is way much more hype about BFG than...
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    Re: soud deadening/isolation

    At what kind of price for the small car?
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    Re: Changing of tyres, by Swambo

    When I worked on trucks I used two 'tyre levers'

    One in front of the tyre and one in the back. Leverage always helps...
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    Re: soud deadening/isolation

    You may laugh. I wanted to add some padding in a vehicle just this last week....so I cut up a yoga mat. pumped it full of silicone and stuck it to the doors outer skin....

    If anybody asks I'll...
  32. Thread: Hifly Tyres

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    Re: Hifly Tyres

    Their SUV range look the bees knees. Unfortunately I don't sell them because of their 'business model' I drop them an email and then they 'decide' whether they want to send me a credit application....
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    Re: Changing of tyres, by Swambo

    I've cleaned a couple of tyres in my shop that had them in, but have never had it destroy a tyre. Like someone mentioned there might be different kinds...

    One can get AA to help change a wheel,...
  34. Thread: shocks

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    Freelander II Re: shocks

    Monroe: Part number front: D0416 / Part number rear: D0422

    Special order though: 6 to 8 weeks

    KYB number front: 335830L / 335829R

    Rear: 335832L / 335831R

    Not sure if there is a...
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    Re: Castrol GTX CI-4 Diesel oil any good?

    I order from them and have it delivered to my door. Easy enough. I can go buy it from them directly as well if I want to go to the southern suburbs.
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