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  1. Re: 2008 Mitsubishi triton 3.2 Diesel engine cut out while driving

    Drop and clean the tank and the pickup inside. Change the fuel filter.
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    Re: Ford ranger speedo drive needed

    Tried everyone. Still looking. Any additional leads to try would be appreciated. Thanks
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    Poll: Re: Pajero Gen 2 restoration

    Why do you replace the grease with oil in the bearing?
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    Re: Amarok reverse

    Karre vat jou nie in gemors nie. Drywers doen ;D
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    Re: Petrol na 12v power supply

    Die cheapies hou lank as jy goeie olie gebruik en gereeld ruil.

    Ek like die idee. As jy hom lig kan hou en dalk wiele opsit kan jy hom op plaas gebruik. Dalk PTO inwerk vir klein extractor pomp of...
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    Re: Those who said, electric vehicle, NEVER!

    Eskom....
    Tax on solar....

    Our government can't manage this, and will try to eek out some more from the cash cow.

    South Africa will become Africa first, before it can grow again.
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    Re: 4Wd-27/7 Ute of the year!

    Check this

    https://youtu.be/u0BZhs4Ugag
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    Re: 4Wd-27/7 Ute of the year!

    Jip. But the 8 speed doesnt slip often. Check the attachment I posted.

    Theres a reason why that 8 speed is used by various manufacturers more than any other gearbox on the market.
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    Re: 4Wd-27/7 Ute of the year!

    For the technical lovers - here is a breakdown of the Amarok 8 speed gearbox design.

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=350667&d=1433838030

    From above

    Amarok 8...
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    Re: 4Wd-27/7 Ute of the year!

    Why so personal? My post wasnt personal it was a tech discussion.

    If you find wrong in my discussion please point it out. Play the ball, not the man.
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    Re: 4Wd-27/7 Ute of the year!

    Must have been working it very hard then.

    I will admit as I have done many times before. The amarok with the auto is not made for serious offroading, just like a rubicon is not made for highway...
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    Re: 4Wd-27/7 Ute of the year!

    Have you ever had the atf warning come on?

    The software locks the torque converter more, takes lower gears more and delimits engine power to avoid atf overheating.
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    Re: Amarok reverse

    Minder fuel word ingespuit en minder boost met vgt vane position.

    Bekende limit op amarok. Ek dink dis selfs in sy handleiding..
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    Re: Difflock vs Traction control

    Engaging diff lock and fooling the ecu to use traction control is looking for trouble.

    Ideally you want RDL on the rear and the ecu to use traction control on the front. But that's a tricky one as...
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    Re: Amarok reverse

    Delete die egr en sy cooler. Diens hom op datum. Dan maak hy 300k kms lag lag sonder issues. Niks meer duur as enige ander bakkie in sy prysklas nie. Dalk selfs goedkoper agv die beskikbaarheid van...
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    Re: Amarok reverse

    Ja, dit voel asof hy gly want engine gee nie vol krag nie.

    Dis aftermarket upgrade.
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    Re: Amarok reverse

    Die software limit die engine krag op reverse. Daar is n software upgrade wat dit wegvat dan sal jy fine wees. Daai engine maak meer krag met reverse as wat die tyres traksie kan gee. Moet net nie...
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    Re: 4Wd-27/7 Ute of the year!

    Rocket is a fundi on autos but his hate on the Amarok is unfounded.

    The Amarok design caters for really cold climates as well. If you don't have a thermostat cooler the gearbox can over cool in...
  19. Re: Road conditions : Whittlesea, Katberg pass, Seymore to Hoggsback

    The terrain was not too bad. Just very overgrown. Luckily I carry proper garden clippers at all times in the car.
  20. Re: Road conditions : Whittlesea, Katberg pass, Seymore to Hoggsback

    This should give you a good indication

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dm2Y_x70gc
    8dm2Y_x70gc
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    Re: Bit Cconfused🤔

    All over the place. I wish I had a business where the client licks my backside to give me his money.
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    Re: Hard ride on gravel

    I also drive 4km gravel daily. Mitsubishi specifies 2.2 bar for up to 5 passengers.

    I run them at 2.0 bar or lower because I'm not carrying passengers.

    People stress too much about the...
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    Re: Hard ride on gravel

    Start with tyre pressures
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    Re: Throttle Controller

    The way I see it

    The throttle pedal has a small circuit board that purposefully dampens and slows the throttle position signal to the ecu.


    ie. If you press the throttle 50% instantly, the...
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    Ford ranger speedo drive needed

    The agents want R4500 for it.

    None of the local breaker yards have one.

    If you know of a scrap ranger/drifter with a 2.5 turbo diesel engine, please let me know.

    Roughly 2005 year model.
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  26. Re: Your thoughts on 4x4: 2.4 Pajero Sport vs 2.4 Fortuner

    If its the new shape pajero sport, its a no brainer.

    Get the sport.
  27. Re: Your thoughts on 4x4: 2.4 Pajero Sport vs 2.4 Fortuner

    Stretch the budget and get new shape pajero sport. Its in another league.

    Otherwise the 2019 tuna is a nicer car than the old sport. More refined. But the old pajero sport is no fuss bullet...
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    Poll: Re: Pajero Gen 2 restoration

    Obvioisly it is always the last place you look. Who keeps looking after you found them?
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    Re: Upgrade halogen bulbs - HID or LED?

    Fit Phillips or Hella or Osram globes. Proper halogen globes.

    If you need more lights, a nudge bar with spots will need to be added. HID and LED globes may look like an upgrade. It's not. They...
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    Re: Joining the MUX club

    Pulling the handbrake in slippery conditions is a bad idea. Try it in a controlled safe area.

    I made that mistake once. Nearly lost it.
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    Re: Joining the MUX club

    Do you want fancy tech or not? Lol ;)
  32. Thread: Mitsitech

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    Re: Mitsitech

    R1700 quoted today per swaybar link. Got local pirate parts for R350 each.

    Mitsu is a ripoff. Luckily we don't need parts that often.
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Mechanical help

    Cut off solenoid wire/connection
    Banjo bolt filter on pump
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    Re: Joining the MUX club

    Did you help the guy?
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Mazda Drifter 2.5TD (WL) Engine Rebuild?

    They can go out of spec with wear and the shops can get it wrong. Especially if the appy gets the job.
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