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    Re: EVs dirtier than fossil fuelled vehicles

    Even the guys from Top Gear said the same thing, years ago.
    Granted, they were singing the tune played by sponsors but, they had a point. Massive banks of batteries, material for those batteries had...
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    Re: Transportation of Defender Roof to Gauteng

    We bought stuff for my dad from Leimers, my dads out the country so I had to organize it all. I think we paid about 400 with courier guy from them to Shelly Beach. That was with extra because it was...
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    Re: 4x4 Direct 100Ah Lithium battery feedback

    When the time comes, I'm going to ask for your phone number. Haha.

    I've read so many of these threads, I'm slowly building a shopping list in my head but the more I read about Lithium batteries,...
  4. Re: Camping fridges... the good, the bad, the ugly

    Every now and again Snomaster have a two day special at their branch in edenvale. A clearance type of thing. There is one coming up again this month. Good discounts, first come first served kind of...
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    Re: Discovery: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    Pics when it happens
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    Re: Defender 90 2.8 - Value ?

    [QUOTE=Byron;4767809]Maybe. The classic had a 20 year headstart though.
    What I am seeing online is more and more Americans are using the d1 and d2 than what I saw maybe five years ago.

    The rr...
  7. Defender Re: Land Rover Defender becomes company's best-seller

    I would buy one in a heartbeat.
    Lotto depending. Haha. Out of my price class but I love them. Haven't even been in one. Didn't want to waste a salesmans time at the dealership but at the drop of a...
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    Re: Recovery from road to hell

    This was a good read. Thanks for sharing.
    I got the company 4x2 isuzu stuck down on the same river last year when i took a wrong turn. I was looking for a spot to do a bit of fishing and eventually...
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    Re: SUV advice needed

    On a serious note, let the Mrs. drive a few. All of this is academic if she doesn't like the seating/headrest/rearview mirror or anything else.
    I don't car shop with my wife anymore. She decides...
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    Re: SUV advice needed

    We consistently get 10km/l.
    On rare occasions when we do get to go down to Durban, it actually gets better on the highway. We've had our 2012 since 2016.
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    Re: SUV advice needed

    Don't ignore the Sorento either.
    More space than the sportage, very luxurious and kids haven't destroyed swambos interior yet. Leather just wipes clean.
    The v6 will give you the consumption you...
  12. Thread: Chicken Teeth

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    Re: Chicken Teeth

    They're not that hard to find.
    I just had a quick meander and saw a couple. Pretty sure I could find you a decent one.
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    Re: Advice on engine swap for jeep wrangler

    If thwre isn't anything wrong with the jeep, don't swap engines.

    If its broken, by all means.
    Rather sell it but here is the thing, most 4x4's like fuel. A lot.
    Even the Jimny.

    Sell the jeep,...
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    Re: Rust on rear axle after 2 weeks ownership

    I'd take it back. Regardless of make, you pay a premium for a new vehicle these days. Toyota especially are perceived to hold their value and you pay for it when you buy one. New or second hand.
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    Re: Fridge between front seats

    This is what I was going to say
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    Poll: Re: Will you make this climb with your 4x4?

    It looks like something I'd like to try but the more I look, the more I think about the Disco 2. They have kind of a long bum...
    May catch at the back.
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    Re: Discovery: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    I have a better idea.
    Let me get things sorted and I'll drive the 2000km to you and we'll have a beer instead.
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    Re: Discovery: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    And today I am taking her off the market.
    Even when things are rough, I have some good people in my corner.
    So thankful.
  19. Re: 2012 Kia Sorento Headlight globe installation

    Would it help if i tried to get some photos of our bulb holder?
  20. Re: 2012 Kia Sorento Headlight globe installation

    It is definitely an h7, it also definitely only goes in one way. I recently changed bulbs on swambos sorento. Same year as yours.
    I don't remember any issues popping up though.

    If you were...
  21. Thread: Introduction

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    Re: Introduction

    Howzit and welcome.
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    Re: Defender 90 2.8 - Value ?

    He bought a single cab hilux.
    Working far from home and the fuel bill was hurting him.
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    Re: Defender 90 2.8 - Value ?

    A colleague of mine received 105k for his 2.8 90 sw when he traded it in earlier this year. It was in beautiful condition.
    I reckon he could have got a lot more if he'd sold privately.
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    Re: Rainfall in northern cape

    I got a video of the water running on the ground in Loeriesfontein.
    From one extreme to the next.
    Just in time for the Loeriesfontein show this weekend. Hopefully it doesn't keep people away, there...
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    Re: Mikebob strikes again

    Drop him a pm, he ia on the forum often.
    His shop is in Dykor street in Silverton.
    Next door to nsn guns.
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    Re: Discovery: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    Put her up for sale this afternoon.
    Breaks my heart. Was really hoping this would be mine for a long time.
  27. Thread: Raas my kop?

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    Re: Raas my kop?

    I'd let the hilux go in a heartbeat.
    Save money and drive a defender? Man, what a situation to be in!
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    Re: Nou juk my gat weer...

    It's true.

    I say go for it. Life is too short.
  29. Thread: Landy wave

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    Defender Re: Landy wave

    It's more than that. I see more and more people driving d1 and d2 just because it's a large vehicle and can be had for the price of a golf. For them it's just transportation.

    They don't have a...
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    Re: Discovery: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    Congratulations Sam. May the miles be happy and your hands clean...
  31. Thread: Road trip

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    Re: Road trip

    I've done this route numerous times over the years for work, tyre pressure makes a massive difference to comfort levels and peace of mind.
    In both the Ranger and the Dmax I dropped down to 1.8.
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    Re: Why we drive Toyota

    I must admit, I am not a Toyota fan.
    I really really like the 76 Cruiser from an aesthetic point of view but it is just not a realistic proposition for me. Nice to dream though.

    Things are rough...
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    Re: Why we drive Toyota

    She only says she likes reality, doesn't want to hurt your feelings by calling you boring...
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    Re: New to SA and 4x4

    Howzit and welcome.
    I really hope you enjoy the experience out here.
    In your price range, there are actually quite a few viable options. Fb marketplace is a good point to compare prices and this...
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    Re: Disco Air Suspension Issue: Wiring?

    You're going to think I'm nuts but check all your bulbs before you spend on repairs. Front, rear and interior.
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