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    Re: Pool specialist, Fourways area

    Marbelite or fibreglass?
  2. Re: Anyone who wants to share a helicopter flight in Maun?

    My personal opinion is that the fixed wing scenic flights offer much better value for money, and are a lot more comfortable.

    I need to to add though that I am not a fan of helicopters in general....
  3. Re: For ANY LANDROVER OWNERS TRAVELLING TO LIVINGSTONE

    Thanks for this! Nic has been of great help to us on trips before. Excellent workshop
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    Re: The do's and dont's of sand driving

    on Deep sand tracks, thumbs pointed up against the steering wheel, not locked into it, and soft hands on the wheel. You should never fight with the steering in sand, always gentle gestures, or you...
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    Re: D40 Not engaging 4wd

    Donít worry, you donít need it

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/319678-Overlanding-Do-you-really-need-a-4x4?p=4227641#post4227641
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    Re: Overlanding.. Do you really need a 4x4?

    If you told me you drove a custom built unimog up mikes pass, I would find it hard to believe you. I THInk you must have some other pass in mind. mikes is a very very tough footpath.

    But i agree...
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    Re: Just don't get some people...

    I also think the fact that this thread gets almost no attention, whilst there are about 6 different active threads discussing whether or not the new defender is any good, and another heated thread...
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    Re: Do you like the new Defender?

    I hate it, because I am too poor to afford it. But I love it in every other way.

    Motivition for me to get off my ass and work a little harder
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    Re: Do you like the new Defender?

    And what currently on sale, will?

    accept that no manufacturer builds a car for that purpose. There is no market. But you can build yourself one. Will be fun. Wonít cost a bar.

    Move on.
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    Re: Just don't get some people...

    As hypocritical as this post sounds, I think the problems are that the barriers of entry have been reduced far too much. This is something I copied from a friends Facebook post on the same issue a...
  11. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Really? The old one weighed 2 tons and had less than half the horspower.
  12. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    This was already solved on the later model D4s and the d5. 75km/h is more than sufficient.

    if you are doing serious dune work, and need to exceed that speed in off road mode, fit lift rods
  13. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    New goal set. I will have one in my garage in 3 years time! Wow
  14. Thread: Toyota ad banned

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    Re: Toyota ad banned

    because this is the ad for the limited edition GR (Gazoo Racing) spec hilux. Itís brand is built on it being a bit more exciting, a bit of redneck fun if you want. It would not make sense to...
  15. Re: "RETRO" Roof of Africa, Sept 2019 - Nice New Event!!

    Yep, that is a wildcat, and it is 100inch. Most bowlers are in fact. The wildcat is actually a full blown spaceframe, all the running gear however is Rover based
  16. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    My only concern is from the pictures at least, the boot looks a bit small. This was a distinguishing factor of the old 110 SW, in terms of boot space, very little can compare. This looks to have...
  17. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Well, if I had the money, I would have one in a heartbeat. Yes I loved my old defender, and the series landies I built up and play with as a teen. But you canít stand in the way of progress....
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    Re: 1999 Prado 90 series TZ model advice

    Those are awesome vehicles, and with such low milage a winner. As far as I recall the SA versions where also part time 4wd. An ex of mine had a petrol version, and it was definately part time 4x4.
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    Re: Nee Sys NIE TE KOOP NIE (Pics Added)

    Ya, there is something about a cruiser with those blue grey splits on. It just looks special. Might not stand out among the flashy sndton 4x4s, but I the veldt it looks tops.

    Feel the same way...
  20. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Okay, I stand to be corrected then, but FL2, Evoque and Disco Sport used to have aisin boxes

    not really on topic though, and I was actually just trolling a bit
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    Re: Is this it?

    Nope, aisin is a wholly owned subsidery of Toyota, so not exactly the same
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    Re: Is this it?

    The Evoque and Disco sport have Toyota gearboxes....
  23. Thread: Td5 Braking

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    Defender Re: Td5 Braking

    Defender TD5s have no abs in South Africa. A small number of final production units 2007 models do have ABS, and TC, but thatís just because itís stock that was meant to go to OZ, that ended up...
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    Re: Flat bottom Pot sizes

    If you can get your hands on a second hand falkirk, the. Take it. There simply is nothing better. Falkirk set the standard for cast iron pots.

    the new brands are all equally as bad (TIC - they are...
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    Re: disco3 v8 exhaust

    If memory serves from when I had mine 2008 model, itís was pretty straightforward. I believe later models 09/10 and the D4s need cat foolers installed. If yours is 2008 or earlier, any exhaust shop...
  26. Re: Next-gen Ford Ranger to boast (petrol and diesel) V6 engines

    That powerstroke motor has been used for years in the us in the F series, and seems to not be very Cranky at all. That is the motor that should have been put into the D3 and D4
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    Re: Geyser timer for borehole pump

    Thanks
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    Geyser timer for borehole pump

    Will a standard geyser timer be sufficient for controlling a borehole pump?

    I have a borhole i hole I would like to run for an hour a day, but. Not always around to turn it on and off. Will a...
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    Re: Toyota ad banned

    They are aware that driving in the dunes is however allowed at many locations inside and outside South Africa? What part it of the add makes one believe this is on a beach in the first place?

    I...
  30. Thread: Conservation

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    Re: Conservation

    I would just disconnect the battery. No need to drain fluids.

    What at would be ideal is if you could jack the car up, taking the weight off the wheel bearings and tires, but I think it would be...
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    Re: Where to buy Flannel shirts

    The biggest pitty is that it seems quality anything in this country went out with Wicks bubblegum, and for anything of decent quality we need to look elsewhere, or pay an arm and a leg.

    My last...
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    Re: Where to buy Flannel shirts

    Mim sure there has to be something available local? Otherwise gonna have to wait till I go to Overseas again, but thatís only in a couple of months (at least they will be on summer sale in Europe...
  33. Re: Recommendation: Secure overnight stay - Gaborone

    Canít go wrong with Mokolodi Backpackers.

    https://www.backpackers.co.bw/
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    Re: Jeep JK CRD starting problem

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    Re: Where to buy Flannel shirts

    Thanks, will have a look at cape union again, but saw nothing in Pretoria last week.

    I know all about the weather in Nyika, learned my lesson the hard way a few years back.
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