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  1. Re: 2017 VW tiguan 4motion increase in tyre size

    As long as all 5 are changed I think the ECU et all will be happy.

    Problems arise when one wheel turns faster than the others. then ECU thinks that wheel is 'spinning' and tries to compensate.
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    Re: Ford Territory 2006 4l Ghia AWD

    Never owned one, but repaired a few. Up to last year even shocks were only available from dealers at R5500. The Monroe, now available are R2500 about. Lower control arms: I've had them...
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    Re: 2012 Xtrail 2.0

    Thank you guys. Eish...
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    Re: 2012 Xtrail 2.0

    No forum wisdom on this?
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    2012 Xtrail 2.0

    So bought this recently as a replacement for the W203 Merc I sold. Problem is, and I noticed this with the Grand Livina as well when we had it, that it is not very 'wind friendly'

    Especially at...
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    MediaRelease Re: Tow bar electrical issue

    Had a vehicle her once that had LED globes on car which caused problems on the trailer. Granted it was only some of the lights though. This is only an issue if LED's are fitted as aftermarket items....
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    Re: Nee Sys NIE TE KOOP NIE (Pics Added)

    Ons het altyd gese: Dis verskrokken fiklik mooi
  8. Thread: Steel vs alloy

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    Re: Steel vs alloy

    True, but for some reason there has been a huge lot of Polo rims that are bent or buckled recently. All steel.

    With my Corsa LDV, one morning, I was paying more attention to traffic, than where I...
  9. Thread: Rat problem

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    Re: Rat problem

    To rehabilitate the cats?;D
  10. Thread: Rat problem

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    Re: Rat problem

    I'm about to open myself up to hatemail and stalking of severe proportions:

    At the China Shop you buy Sticky pads. The Rat stick to them. Next morning, close, stomp, discard.

    I had a garden...
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    Re: Toyota ad banned

    I haven't seen the ad, but: Do they stop the driver in the ad and ask whether he had the necessary permits?

    I think the ad should be banned because it depicts someone driving without a licence...
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    MediaRelease Re: Jeep XJ power steering box rebuilt kit

    I'll double Jelo's offer ;D
  13. Re: Highest mileage you would buy a 2nd hand vehicle

    Forrester: You will possibly get them just shy of 200k km because they need to get a cambelt at 200k km at a cost of R16k. But you see them running at up to 500k km. Just steer clear of the Turbo...
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    Re: Jeep overheating

    I've always thought charging people more simply because you can get away with it, end up biting you in the rear. You know...karma and all that. But obviously not (R25k:o)
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    Re: Transporting Dogs Safely

    Problem here is, everyone around you in traffic sees it before you do and you go viral on Youtube and your four legged kids taken away...
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    Re: Transporting Dogs Safely

    Take it from someone who used to have a fiery temper, it don't take much to crack a windscreen from the inside...
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    Re: Why a timing chain?

    My C180 on 396k km, but started to be noisy.
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    Re: New to the Jeep brand, 2.8 CRD LTD

    The 2.8 is a VM Motori engine. The 2.5 and 3.1 were spawn of the devil. The 2.8 slightly better as it at least has a solid head. My advice: Cooling system. Make sure all is working well, beef up the...
  19. Re: Good Year Wranglers - I am more than a little worried....

    Okay, I was able to log onto Goodyear portal. They make 2 Wrangler Adventures in that size and then the MTR. ALL three are LT spec.
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    Re: Tyre size conversion

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    30x9.5x15 converts to 245/75R15
  21. Re: Good Year Wranglers - I am more than a little worried....

    Tried to.log onto the Goodyear portal now but it is down for maintenance. Another distributor ONLY has LT spec in that size, but in two different speed ratings (same load index)

    Maybe I can get...
  22. Re: Good Year Wranglers - I am more than a little worried....

    Kevlar is NOT in the sidewalls. The Wrangler Adventure in USA says Kevlar reinforced sidewall. Locally it says Kevlar reinforced layer.
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    Re: Educate me on Xtrails please.

    Were you happy with the power in the 2.0?
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    Re: Educate me on Xtrails please.

    Yes dual mass flywheel clutch combination can get up to R26k easy, and that is aftermarket parts. But what're you going to do? Every vehicle has its achilles heel it seems...
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    Re: Educate me on Xtrails please.

    Opens up a whole new can of worms, doesn't it? Been looking at one of those too. I start looking for a sedan, half an hour later, I am past the Pathfinders shopping for a 5.7 hemi WK...
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    Re: Educate me on Xtrails please.

    Is that in 6th gear?
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    Re: Educate me on Xtrails please.

    Yes I would prefer the petrol (although that clutch is also some moola)...hehe. When I asked about the high revving, was actually referring to their petrol motors.
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    Educate me on Xtrails please.

    So I've been looking for a Softroader or SUV for a while. Prices on stuff like clutches have kept me a little catfoot for Xtrails. However one of my customers wants to sell his diesel 4x4. Price is a...
  29. Thread: Wheel Bearings

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    Re: Wheel Bearings

    ...and whether it is magnetised for ABS...
  30. Thread: Wheel Bearings

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    Re: Wheel Bearings

    Here is what I would do: Ask the dealers to email you a quote. That should give you their part number. Phone Masterparts (don't know if they have a branch in Gauteng, but you can even ask Cape Town) ...
  31. Thread: Corect Diesel

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    MediaRelease: Re: Corect Diesel

    I might stand corrected, but I think 50ppm was only introduced in 2002. So at the time of your vehicles manufacturing only 500ppm was available, so I'd stick to that...
  32. Re: Pirelli Scorpion ATR vs Bridgestone Dueler D697

    My personal opinion: Bridgestone...

    Based on my experience as a tyre dealer

    p.s. If it HAS to be one of these
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    Re: Car Roof Lining - how to fix??

    On my Merc I sold recently, I was dying to try something, but never got around to it. It was sagging, but when you push it up, it stays there for a second before dropping again. Which meant it was...
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    MediaRelease: Re: What Tyres to choose

    Hi-Fli is an impressive looking tyre, but that's where it ends. Go for the Yokie. I've had endless balancing problems on some of the Dunlops, and R150 per tyre extra for a Yokie is a no brainer
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    Re: The cape of storm"s

    Reportedly it was the first time in 7 years that the Berg river dam was overflowing...
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