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    Re: Alternative cooking methods

    This is my cooking method for the cast iron today. The wonderful pizza oven!!

    Excellent for heat saving and efficiency.

    For anyone interested, look on YouTube for the wood fired oven chef for...
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    Wrangler 4dr Re: JK - New Shocks (Stock)

    Iíve priced Ironman for about R2400 ea
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    Grand Cherokee Re: VM V6 diesel

    Was this an isolated incident or is the a known problem given that itís now part of wrangler setup in the US?

    My personal opinion is that lack of oil changes or incorrect oil used was probably a...
  4. First time 4x4 buyer - is a dark grey SUV a bad idea?

    Your gut feel is the correct choice for you.
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    Re: WARNE wINCHES

    As a minimum take your vehicle GVM and x2 and convert to pounds. That should be minimum winch rating

    Some people say 1.5 but I like to cater for extra fuel, trailers etc. I think 8000 may be a...
  6. Thread: Regear

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    Wrangler 4dr Re: Regear

    What size tyres do you have?
  7. Thread: Friends

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    Re: Friends

    I actually read so much in this post.
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    Re: Friends

    The rest of the crowd are half decent.
  9. Thread: Friends

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    Friends

    My best friend was shot and killed 12 years ago in a botched hijacking a few months before my wedding. The criminals never took anything. The cops asked his dad to drive his bakkie home on the night...
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    Re: Wrangler 2.8 CRD dead

    You can take the injectors out too and check their spray pattern with a 9v battery. Look on YouTube. Many videos.
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    Sticky: Ford/Mazda Problems!

    Clean the MAF sensor and the throttle body. Start with this !!

    Disconnect the battery for 30 min reset the computer and reset the adaption values.

    Inflate tyres to correct pressures

    I get...
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    Re: Engine Coolant

    Jeep last month charged me R550/ US gal (3.85l) for Mopar 50:50 premix when I changed the thermostat housing.

    Thereís a comparison for you.
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    Re: How smooth is your 10 speed Automatic?

    Maybe test drive another at a dealership and compare yours with new.
  14. Re: Driving an automatic. Any general advice?

    Nice YouTube channel. Looking forward to your engine choice there on the Cherokee.
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    Re: Hummer Reliability Update

    Just a slight drinking problem. Iím also looking into a local 12 step program for my Jeepís drinking problem.
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    Fortuner GD-6 - Service plan or not

    This is what I think of extended service plans
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    Re: 2014 Tonneau cover required

    A quick google search will give you the best options and closest in your area.

    Iíve had similar experiences with equal quality on more than 1 brand. So it boils down to price.
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    Re: Camping skillet

    Camping ? I would assume cast iron.

    Skillet? I would assume a type of frying pan rather than a cast iron pot.

    I bought Lodge on takealot. Itís a big brand made in USA. I cook and use often so...
  19. Re: Driving an automatic. Any general advice?

    My experience with Jeep Wrangler Auto:

    1. Itís ok to just keep in Drive as long as you are behind the wheel. Park and reverse only necessary when parking or reversing.

    2. Use neutral when...
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    Re: Petrol gauge always empty

    I did a quick Google search.

    Stripping the tank out or the instrument cluster out is a big job. The advice there is that it could be a fuse or an earth wire that could be off somewhere and there...
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    Re: Petrol gauge always empty

    Or Jeep Ö. mine has a serious drinking problem.
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    Wildtrak loadbin liner

    The wildtrak is a better buy than the XLT if itís in your budget.

    The bin liner is very durable and much stronger than it looks. It s a little slippery but all I did was put a thick rubber mat...
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    Re: Pajero life expectancy

    Itís a difficult one.
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    Re: Pajero life expectancy

    Itís not just the engine but also the other components that age like the interior, paint etc.

    I look at the wholistic package - not just engine.
  25. Thread: Gc v6

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    Re: Gc v6

    Very good motor. Easy to maintain.

    Like to leak oil but that can be sorted out. The factory exhaust manifold is a bad design and they are prone to cracks but should be upgraded.

    Nice reliable...
  26. Re: Best Roller shutter to install on a d/c

    Yip
  27. Re: Best Roller shutter to install on a d/c

    Offhand I have never tried to put weight on it. My neighbour has the same kind but has some kind of rack facility on top of that for his bikes.

    7 years ago it was in the region of R15k to R20k.
  28. Re: Best Roller shutter to install on a d/c

    I have a securilid on my wildtrak. Going on 7 years now. Bought it new.

    You can get cheaper outside of a Ford Dealership. They outsource that anyway and add a markup.
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    Re: JK tyre pressure monitor.

    Iíve had a similar issue on the jk. On the jscan app you can set the pressure at which you want the chime.

    Otherwise try 2.5 all round incl spare. Disconnect the battery for 30 min to reset...
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    Re: Torque wrench

    Torque wrenches are a good investment - especially if you do normal servicing. Not only for wheels but these days most cars engine blocks and heads are aluminum so you donít want to over tighten...
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    Re: New to the Jeep brand, 2.8 CRD LTD

    What is the manufacturers view on this?

    Especially on Jeeps - Iíve never heard the version that Rex has told you. Check with your Jeep dealer or Jeep specialist indie.
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    Re: New to the Jeep brand, 2.8 CRD LTD

    No, you are correct in changing you fluids.

    I use Mopar products as far as possible. About R900/5L. The filter inside the gear box was quoted o be at about R1200. Both should be changed at the...
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    Re: Camping in snow

    I thought Iíd just sneak in a paragraph to see who pays real attention. :)
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    Camping in snow

    Make sure that your car will still run and the diesel wonít gel up.

    Iíve seen movies where the car wonít start and then family members have to start eating other family members to survive after...
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    Re: Camping in snow

    Some good points mentioned here. At night you could take your boots off and stuff them with news paper to dry them out.
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