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    Re: My new POS V6

    Wow that has been an expensive toy its like 18k in almost 7 years! similar km done over the time to my Pajero , but my cost was just 2 oil and filters changes and one battery , I know you like to...
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    Re: Pajero Gen 4 spotlights without bull-bar

    Put Your bright lights on and see if there is power on high beam , or low beam , if high then its for spots , if low does have no power then great its for spots , but if power all the time then for...
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    Poll: Re: New GWM P Series or Used Hilux?

    I voted P series , trouble free for 5 years and free to service till 100k or 5 years and the added 2 years (not sure what that covers ) , with the current service cost being expensive 100k is...
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    Re: Pajero Gen 4 spotlights without bull-bar

    There are lots of plugs available to cover the holes if you ever remove them and look ok , I would use thin double sided tape to prevent the bracket scratching the paint and a long plate between the...
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    Re: Pajero Gen 4 spotlights without bull-bar

    Thats fixing them to the plastic 'bumper' will work and should not vibrate as the fog lights are also attached to this plastic 'bumper' perhaps put a steel plate to reinforce , but you will have to...
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    Re: BMW/MINI Sandton IS IT A SCAM?

    This to me is quite sad as many people that are not car ,or technically oriented , like our friend who has lots of cash , being a hairdresser (one of the best , people paid him to fly to Cape town...
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    Re: Weber Q gas braai

    I have the older version Think its Q200 ? had it for like 20 years or so , cant remember , we used it a lot for like 5 years and the garden engineer always cleaned it once a week , I then built a...
  8. Thread: Haval H9

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    Re: Haval H9

    We have family with various Haval cars H 1 , H 6 , they have had the cars for just over a year now and all good , I have driven both H1 for the price is great , They paid R195k , H6 quite a nice...
  9. Re: Land Cruiser 200VX 4.7 V8 Petrol comments and opinions

    Yes they dont develop a lot of power/Torque thats the reason they are cheap to maintain , but one pays at the pump
    Modern turbo engines are far more efficient but complex which does add to service...
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    Re: Suzuki Ertiga

    Absolutely I am used to quite reasonably powered cars and when I hired a Toyota Avanza even with 4 people in and at the coast was terrible , but the worst was a Datsun Go in Cape town even with...
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    Re: Plat car tires

    I dont know that Suzuki but unless its very old , have never seen any modern road cars with 80 profile tires , so no wonder they are hard to get, but on a city car with low performance the top...
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    Re: Disco 4 - lost remote key

    Generally No as the makers only have the correct codes , my previous Alfa to replace a key was R6500. but 14 is crazy , live with one , many old cars I had, had only one key , not sure on the...
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    Discovery 4 Re: Whining sound around 45km/h

    6 year old is ok so before you spend lots as mentioned run it on a lift at same speed but now that you are calling it humming its tires , when I changes from HT to AT on my pajero the noise really...
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    Discovery 4 Re: Whining sound around 45km/h

    Wheel bearing gets noisier the faster you go , but other noises sometimes drown it , drive shafts do not make noise only on full lock , diffs make a noise but generally not at that speed , tires ...
  15. Re: Proud owner of a Suzuki Jimny (and new to the forum)

    Nice enjoy
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    Re: Hilux GD6 2020 CV Boot

    Ok so perhaps get hold of one of the CV specialists I am sure they will help
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    Re: Hilux GD6 2020 CV Boot

    The issue here is that the vehicle is still under warrantee so the replacement should be part of that , Most CV places will have a boot that fits , but will it be approved by Toyota?
    I had a similar...
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    Re: New to the forum

    Welcome to the forums Tony
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    Re: Buying 1997 Jeep XJ vs 1998

    Having owned a 2001 XJ which I sold many year ago I remember when I had a 2.5 inch lift done , the chaps told me the earlier ones could be lifted higher with no prop shaft modifications , the never...
  20. Thread: Write off?

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    Re: Write off?

    That looks much worse , was radiator / AC condenser broken ,all those plastic parts that break can also cost a fortune , I just wonder if the air bags dont work so well with nudge bars , lots of...
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    Re: Write off?

    Air bag, did not go off I am quite surprised but from that photo its difficult to see the severity of the impact
  22. Re: Considering pulling the trigger on 2016 Pajero 3.2 LWB GLS

    Depends on the driver but yes should be around 10 which is still bad by modern terms
  23. Re: Considering pulling the trigger on 2016 Pajero 3.2 LWB GLS

    Depends on the price not many around with that low km , I have the SWB version 2008 model so mine is less power but basically similar , never ever got better than 10l/100km , when you drive open road...
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    Re: 2.2 Ranger Headaches

    Yes if your vehicle needs more power then sell it and get one with more , any vehicle that one modifies for more power then reliability decreases , some only a little but some a lot , depends on the...
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    Re: Android tablets: entry level

    I agree anything under R2k will be useless , I was once "given " one of these cheap tablets from vodacom with 8GB and 1 gig RAM worked ok for 6 months and then no good as most the apps stopped...
  26. Re: What are the 3 most reliable bakkie engines that will last the longest

    Yes the lower the power output per cc the longer it will last as well as a big bore so a single cylinder 2000cc will outlast a 4 cylinder of same capacity , but you dont want to drive the first....
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    Re: Seeking BMW Z3

    Yes the 3.2 Alfa is epic , I had the the GT for 5 years purchased for R180k , one year old with 20k on drove it until 190k what a car , expensive to keep but was worth it , the sound from that motor...
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    Re: Fiat panda cross 4x4 2020

    I agree with that Used to have a 3.2 Alfa GT and changes to a 1.4 G not the same sound but half the fuel with little power loss
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    Re: My new POS V6

    He is a young man , us old farts no
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    Re: My new POS V6

    But its his work and he obviously can afford it and enjoys it , lots of projects I have done that were financially bad but I learned and enjoyed it
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    Re: My new POS V6

    Never ending problems hope you get it sorted (cheap !) , but you are keeping us entertained , unfortunately at an expense all the time .
    Good luck
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    Re: 2018 Polo TSI DSG issues

    100% get advice from people that know , out of interest how did they diagnose a water pump ? and if they replace do they change the cambelt , tensioners all for free?
    From my limited knowledge the...
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    Re: Selling our LHD truck (in SA or Namibia)

    so is the truck parked with friend in Windhoek or in storage that you pay for? but as you live in Holland and earn euros should not be a problem for you , if someone can renew the license for the...
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    Re: Vehicle license renewal

    I was told , after I got my 3 disks that its possible with paycity , you do it on line pay a slight premium and the license is delivered to your door , had anyone done it?
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    Re: Gesoek - Jeep XJ 2.5 Petrol

    The 2.5 4 cylinder petrol XJ was not imported by the agents , the few that are around are private imports from US so will all probably be LHD , have seen a few in UK so RHD were made so if from UK...
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