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    Re: Hi guys....your thoughts...

    In the late 90's I bought a Lada with a 1600 Corolla engine. Drove it from George to Welkom. From Theunissen it only had 5th gear. Swopped the box for the Corolla box and a short shart to the...
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    Re: Selling FL2 for parts

    To get to the torque convertor in an FL2 is hard work! You have to strip out the front subframe to remove the gearbox.

    To replace a leaking rear main seal I got a quote of R10k. The geniune LR...
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    Re: Freelander 2 Reduced engine performance

    FL2's need to be taken care of by someone that knows then inside and out - your run of the mill mechie or autolec might just stuff it up.
  4. Re: Advice needed - RE: Buying a half ton bakkie.

    Isuzu 250 of 2.5 Nissan.

    High mileage half tonners maintenance are not cheap to maintain! Just spend a quick R5k on cv's last week and a few grand on suspension the week before, all on a Bantam...
  5. Re: My first 4x4! Some advice needed please..

    If it is possible, get the Colt to Naas le Roux at Hi-Q in George for a once over before your journey. He used to work for Merc and did lots of developmental work on the Colts.
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    Re: 1984 SFA D4D and gearbox conversion

    Of jy sny die as en skuif die pampoen tot waar jy hom wil he!
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    Re: Range Rover Evoque

    It will be the 2.2 SD4 engine, as used in the Freelander.
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    Re: Freelander SD4 Tyre choice

    255 should not have any issues afaik.
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    Re: Range Rover Evoque

    Pffffffftttttt.......for crying out loud, ask your friendly LR service advisor to show you in the service schedule where it mention to remove the engine? My advice would be to avoid those shysters...
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    Re: 1984 SFA D4D and gearbox conversion

    Ideal to used the Kzte gearbox and transfer but VERY hard to get as all the Lexus conversions use those.

    I'm pretty sure you can match the D4D gearbox(same as Kzte) to the SFA transfer.

    Then...
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    Re: Ford or Merc - what would you do?

    Benz!
  12. Re: What have you done with your Freelander today

    What spec us your car? I have HSE covers on my S model - in sand colour.

    I'm willing to swop for S covers.
  13. Re: Finally a permanent Fix for one of the TDV6 Achilles heels

    That is one approach, but I prefer to do a permanent fix and sleep well every night!
  14. Freelander II Re: Will a Freelander 2 talk to Ford diagnostics?

    Anyone who know his way around the scanner can program the steering lock out of the ecu.

    Our car had the same issue, a quick visit to Walter and it was sorted!
  15. Re: What have you done with your Freelander today

    I had the contol arms refurbished with.new polyurethane bushes, new ball joints, tie rod ends and stabiliser links.

    This car now handles like a new one!
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    I'm not a non-standard mag kind of guy, to be honest I like the Wolf wheels very much, but this mags looks the part!

    Good choice!
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    Patrol Re: TD42 Patrol Pickup

    235/85/15 has the same circumference as a 265/75/16.
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    Re: P38 Range Rover wanted

    https://www.webuycars.co.za/buy-a-car/94D8B0532
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    Re: P38 Range Rover wanted

    At least this is a reliable Hilux...but you can put an LR badge!
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    Re: Gum Poles, for Jungle Gym

    Is you MIL not a tad too old for a jungle gym?
  21. Re: 2006 Freelander I 2.0 TD4 HSE (low km) vs 2010 Freelander II 2.2 TD4 HSE (high km

    If you like hiking, FL1.

    If you prefer to drive to your destination, FL2.
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    Re: July Brekkie Run V2.0

    Sometimes new technology just makes life so much easier!
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    Re: Freelander 2 reliability

    https://m.facebook.com/groups/384441678104?view=permalink&id=10155255279643105&anchor_composer=false
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    Re: The 2020 Epic River Trip (Part2)

    Of dit kan van daai Liberty Freedom ouens se permitte wees?

    Maar nog steeds, die verkeerde ou op die verkeerde plek kan maak dat die trip katstrofies eindig.
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    Re: The 2020 Epic River Trip (Part2)

    Die permit deel is maklik - If it is on paper I can make it!

    Die risiko is dat daar net erens iemand 'n oproepie maak en die manne in blou kom vra onnodige vrae...die kanse dat dit goed sal eindig...
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    Re: To Pump her, or leave her???

    A waterpump and labour is way cheaper that a recon/repaired engine!
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    Re: Custom trailer idea

    Just for clarification: Do you want one trailer to load the bike and jetski(together or separate) or a trailer for each?
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    Re: My Touareg failed me

    Some Freelander 2's also suffer from the steering lock issue - But an Indy that knows his stuff sommer switch it off permanently with his computer.
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    Re: Freelander 2 reliability

    Please, DO NOT reuse the old resivoir! Inside there is a very fine mesh filter that is not servicable. The oil flow will be constrained and you might have do redo the whole steering system again!
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    Re: Dr tranny shudder fix

    Afail British 4x4 also stock it, or Mikebob here on the forum can help.
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    Re: Freelander 2 reliability

    Thats the stuff. Iirc it was R100 a years or 3 ago.
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    Re: Freelander 2 reliability

    I know abour some steering rack issues but nit the frequent oil change.

    Change the resivoir bottle now with the recon reck since it has a built in mesh filter that blockes over time. Also, it uses...
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    Re: The 2020 Epic River Trip (Part2)

    I guess uncle Squirrel just cancelled the trip?
  34. Freelander II Re: Freelander 2 - Does it warrant buying a Warranty

    I would not sommer, unless it is really decently priced?

    Does your 2012 FL2 have a manual gearbox? I really did not know that you could still get a manual box in 2012!
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    Re: Soundproofing

    Goedkoopste is om daai blou stappers matjies by Mr Price Sport te kry en dit met Genkem op alle metaal oppervlaktes te plak.

    Sal jou minder as R1000 kos en dit werk regtig goed.

    Jy gaan die...
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