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    Re: Post a picture of your VW!

    Wow I haven't posted a pic on this thread yet

    here goes
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    Re: (Fake) Fuel Shortage

    I see the notice says sourcing fuel form Mozambique - this will help big time. Eswatini gets most of it fuel these day from Mozambique and supply seems to be more reliable than SA

    Total and galp...
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    Re: Touareg - newer V6 diesel vs older V8 diesel

    To add 2c on the air pro's and cons- its supreme ride quality on any surface- however it can cause motion sickness for those prone to it over long distatces.

    My eldest son will feel nauseous in...
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    Re: Touareg - newer V6 diesel vs older V8 diesel

    You are correct. One knob only, closest to the driver means no air suspension. This knob has the off road mode settings. standard touareg will have a position for on road and off road. A touareg with...
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    personally I think the new defender is comparable to a T1 first generation touareg with terrain tech ( center and rear diff lock, spare on the back) with some modern displays and some few extra...
  6. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    Gw then had safebrake brand i think - blue box white writing. The v8 disks are huge compared to the V6

    I will probably try power brake as I hear good thing about them. These ones now do get a...
  7. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    I got that once too, ended up doing it diy total cost for front pads disk was R 3500 from GW and rear around R 1500 pads only.

    this was two years ago
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    Re: Himalayan Salt Block

    Got one for fathers day. Tested it that evening

    Takes around 45 minutes to heat up before ready to sear. a bit of a process of gradual heating so you don't damage it.

    Gives the meat a unique...
  9. Thread: VW Arteon

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    Re: VW Arteon

    The new VW arteon wagon look like an even flatter new Touareg
  10. Re: Economist Mike Schussler on SABC : Retrenchments loom in several sectors of SA ec

    South Africa is not alone in this, switch to CNN, or Sky and pretty much every country in the world are having exactly the same problems with their economies and maybe even more serious interracial...
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    Re: VW Touareg 2020 V6 TDi Yes / No ??

    I'm a Touareg fan but the latest one is a bit of a softy.

    If I was in your position and could wait a bit I would get the new defender.

    get a run about that can be sold for the same value for...
  12. Thread: Snow in Gauteng?

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    Re: Snow in Gauteng?

    weather says possibility from 3pm
  13. Thread: Snow in Gauteng?

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    Re: Snow in Gauteng?

    Looks like West Rand
  14. Re: Touareg brakes & service Cape Town: OE only?

    Sensors cost around 100 rand each Side max from GW.

    Bosch would be my choice,
  15. Thread: VW T-Roc

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    Re: VW T-Roc

    continuation of the cross golf that was available overseas perhaps ?

    started way back with the Jumbo golf 2
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  16. Re: Touareg brakes & service Cape Town: OE only?

    Dealers will charge around R 10k for brake pads- there standard is to replace disks when they do pads.

    As already mentioned, buy the pads and disks and sensors from GW. last time I did my front...
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    Re: When will Moz reopen its borders?

    As a member of the tourism association of eswatini, we had a very good meeting with the minister of foreign affairs here to approach there counterparts in Moz to open up with eswatini at least.
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  18. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    This was a common gremlin on my 2006 Bks v6 tdi.

    once it came on after a service and they said the oil filter did no seat right- however it used to come on quite often when cold in the winter-...
  19. Thread: Bakkie prices

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    Re: Bakkie prices

    If you want a new bakkie at last years prices you will have to look to the easts offering - China or India.


    here a good looking one for just over R 400k almost half price of the ranger and it...
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    Re: Nightmare new VW engine

    Manufactures understand the the Internal combustion engine is in its late sunset years as a engine. Also I would imagine these new engines are being build without the expectation of it being opened...
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    Re: Lockdown Blues - Fuel range change

    disconnect the battery for 5 min and reconnect. this should zero all calculations and start afresh
  22. Thread: V6 manual

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    Re: V6 manual

    proper low range with 4x2/4x4 transfer case

    the 180kw over boost in 3rd and 4th gear is a nice touch.

    pity its only available in Aus
  23. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    torque is something else. Very much a sleeper suv, unassuming but brutal when you put the right foot down

    not bad off road too, no low range but with 800nm of torque at 1750rpm you dont miss it.
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  24. Re: FOR SALE - 1992 Mercedes Benz 230E A/T (W124) ....... Watch This!

    Oom Ben better buy this car on Monday

    this car is a beautiful way to park R 65K -
  25. Re: FOR SALE - 1992 Mercedes Benz 230E A/T (W124) ....... Watch This!

    has this car been sold yet ?
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    Re: long term storage for lr3

    An issue is mice and rats making the nests inside your LR3 and gnawing on vitals like electric cables.

    traps, poison can help
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    Re: Treg Owners

    I have also got a 2011 V8 tdi after owning a t1 and i agree with you 110%

    mine will need a new battery post lockdown it still has the original one since new 9 years old- not bad.

    I had a...
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    Re: Touareg: which one NOT to get?

    I would imagine the theft/hijack risk goes down quite a lot compared to a Toyota and possible a vw with a volvo.

    Nice cars, cheap second hand- probably will not get much when selling again- prado...
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    Re: Touareg: which one NOT to get?

    I don't know how old Jelo's son is, I would imagine early 20 something ?

    I might be wrong, however i can imagine and old Prado or Pajero- although the most sensible choice - is not the best...
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    Re: Trip Report Strange days, empty land.

    Thanks for the pics and thread- nice to see a sense of normal still prevails- awesome to here that campsite and lodges/hotels/parks are being supported by local nationals. These guys are the first to...
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    Re: Touareg: which one NOT to get?

    you right, mileage not quoted, but that cream leather drivers seat is immaculate- usually wear is very visible on those light leather seats- i see it has flappy paddles on the steering and a rear...
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    Re: Touareg: which one NOT to get?

    the second one with the cream interior is a pvt seller near kempton, close to Stephan so maybe he can check it out.

    the t1 air suspension was considered one of the most robust in design, on first...
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    Re: Touareg: which one NOT to get?

    this low mile T1 looks super clean and has a fsh to boot.

    does have air, however is 30k below his budget

    https://www.automart.co.za/cars/vw-touareg-v6-tdi-2008-id-5433113
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    Re: Touareg: which one NOT to get?

    With that budget perhaps a low mileage, service history late model T1 without air suspension is a better gamble than a budget high mileage non history second gen

    this one looks decent, spare on...
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    Re: Touareg: which one NOT to get?

    Ad says no service history which is worrying for a car thats a turbo diesel with such high Km- best is to get the VIN number, go to any VW dealer and ask for a history print out. They all had a...
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