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    Re: New BT50 launching in July.

    Correct me if I'm wrong but has the 1.9L motor (engine code RZ4E-TC) not been doing service in the D-max and MUX in Europe and Asia for a number of years already. This article is from 2017 -...
  2. Re: Centre diff light flashing on 2003 3.2DID

    Does the light come on after 10-15k or 20 min of driving more or less?

    Do you exercise your 4x4 functions regularly. If you do not then you probably have a stuck solenoid/actuator that controls...
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    Re: Man I miss Botswana so so much

    Me too :( I dream about Bots daily.

    I miss afternoon naps at Khwai (taken during our 2016 Bots, Nam, Zam trip)
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    I miss iconic spot like this
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    I miss the water crossings that...
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    Re: Which Pajero? Educate me please

    Hi Tony,

    Always great to hear when a vehicle has served someone well.

    The Paj is a great for what you are describing. It's really a very easy car to live with and just does everything rather...
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    Re: Fortuner 3.0 vs. Disco 4 SE/HSE

    So essentially some people like to upgrade their cars regularly while others choose to drive for longer?

    My dad bought a brand new gen 3 pajero in 2006 and has put 400k hard kilos on it and has...
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    Re: Fortuner 3.0 vs. Disco 4 SE/HSE

    There are a number of parts shared across the 2 brands, the common rail system for example in the newer pajero's is manufactured by Denso which also manufactures the gizmos for Toyota. This is why...
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    Re: TLF Bronco vs Wrangler vs LR DEfender

    I watch most of TFL's videos, I enjoy their content and they are often first to real world test vehicles. Having said that their mechanical and off road knowledge leave a lot to be desired and they...
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    Gen 4 Pajero Build Series

    I've been watching The Skid Factory's latest build series where Woody does some awesome stuff to his recently acquired "new" Pajero. They have a very laid back and just do it attitude which is...
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    Re: Third bridge repaired or not

    That's the bridge over to Khwai community at Khwai campsite.

    Here is 3rd bridge :)

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    Re: Third bridge repaired or not

    I was thinking the same thing, a stunning loop that, but even under relatively normal conditions there was water when I last did that loop.
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    Re: Jimny 4x4 -Trailer combo

    Hi,

    Looks interesting but looks rather large but probably just an illusion. Just love the Jimny look.

    The Jimny can only legally tow a trailer below 750kg and then it has to have a braked axle....
  12. Re: Off-road ride quality: Vehicle vibrates on gravel

    Hi,

    While doing homework for a recent duster purchase by a family member I found multiple reports of shock failures within low mileage on the dusters. It's seems the factory shock absorbers are...
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    Re: 3.2 Did pajero engine cutting off

    Oom 4e I've also seen that on a TD5, one of the relays worked loose.

    I think error codes 51,52 are related the engine speed sensors on the injection pump. But that may be the result of the...
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    Re: 3.2 Did pajero engine cutting off

    OP has a Gen 3 Kurt, no SCV on those.

    OP the Gen 3 engine depends a lot on the proper functioning of the vacuum systems that control engine idle/shut off diaphragms and EGR functioning. If there...
  15. Re: 2020 2.4 GD6 fuel consumption & accessories

    Wow, that sounds Eina, and also does not sound right. That's EFI territory on the open road. I regularly drive a 2.8 GD6 (chipped) that gets driven like it was stolen around a farm and it rarely goes...
  16. Re: Pajero steering wheel controls not working

    Hi,

    Its a common issue in many vehicle brands. Its due to the failure of the spiral cable or clock spring in the steering wheel.

    Have a look here -...
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    Re: 2013 Trailblazer 2.8D

    I don't have any experience with the trailblazer but I thought I'd add my 2c for what its worth :D. From what I've seen most manuals will also stipulate a time frame for a belt change. So for example...
  18. Re: 2020 2.4 GD6 fuel consumption & accessories

    Even if you went up a tyre size like the OP?

    OP I would first do what Roelf suggested, fill up, drive to empty fill up and do the calculation. Maybe there is a calibration error. You have not...
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    Re: Hilux V6 Buying advice

    Prices for second hand bakkies (and 4x4's in general) have gone to the moon the last while which makes it difficult. I'm also not very familiar with v6 hilux prices as is, but my guess would be...
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    Re: Hilux V6 Buying advice

    Hi,

    I'd go for it if the price is right. Ask them to pull the service record on the computer, you'll probably find it was serviced but they forgot to stamp the book.

    The 4.0V6 is a fantastic...
  21. Re: Pajero LWB 3.2 long range diesel tank

    Hi,

    Contact Arnold Venter from Mitsi Tech Performance in Alberton (just google them or send a FB message here https://www.facebook.com/Mitsi-Tech-Performance-929093530550191). He is the Mitsu Guru...
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    Re: Upgrading from Duster, but to what?

    If you like the old Pajero Sport, you'll love the newer one (MY17), it's in a different league.
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  23. Re: Wanted: 3.8 V6 rebuild engine complete

    I'm sure he will point you in the right direction, also the only guy I'd trust to rebuild that motor.

    Can I ask why it failed (butterfly flaps sucked into the engine? ). Those motors are generally...
  24. Re: Wanted: 3.8 V6 rebuild engine complete

    Hi,
    I'm am really not a fan of engine rebuilds, there just seem to be so few people who can get it right and it's so 50:50 (I don't gamble so those odds are not something I chance). Sorry to hear...
  25. Re: Pajero Gen 4 DID LWB Rear Wheel Bearings

    I was just about to say I'd buy the OEM and get it done with. They are very very good and last a long time (I've replaced 1 rear wheel bearing on my Gen 4 after 280k km).

    They are expensive...
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    Re: Is this a dud? Help please...

    Haha 😂 no ways. My dad's gen 3 is on 400k km and still tows like it was new. My gen 4 is on 280 k km and same can be said.

    Ah Namibia, unfortunately this will most likely expose you to the gen 4...
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    Re: Dune Advice for Pajero Sport

    Lekker, enjoy, I'm itching for a dune trip.

    Just a note, the newer sport comes with quite a small tank of 67L so they will probably need to take some extra fuel even though its relatively frugal I...
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    Re: Dune Advice for Pajero Sport

    Hi Ian,

    The 2017 sport should be the 2.4 MIVEC with the 8 speed auto. Unless its the last of the earlier shapes.

    Your assumptions RE the 4wd operations are correct.

    2H - rear wheel drive
    4H...
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    Re: Is this a dud? Help please...

    Hi Miks,

    Thanks for the feedback, glad you are enjoying the Paj.

    Seems like the dealer did a good job.

    The Paj should tow the bush baby nicely through there. I'm not sure if yours is...
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    Re: What did you do to your Mitsu Today ?

    I installed these into my Gen 4 a few weeks back. Dual USB charger on the left and a USB C, USB and voltage readout on the other. Eish, was not a quick job. I still have to strip the dash again to...
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    Re: Which diesel is best ?

    In my understanding it will depend on, amongst other things, the cetane value. A 50ppm fuel with a cetane value of 45 will be less energy dense that a 10ppm fuel with a cetane value of 48. In this...
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    Re: Which diesel is best ?

    Yes, hydrotreating (the process used to remove the sulphur) decreases the energy density of the fuel and I think its due to secondary cracking during this process, specifically a break up of aromatic...
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    Re: Pajero 3.2 LWB questions

    Ah I did not realize you may be considering it for yourself?

    In that case Tom is probably more in line price wise. I am probably a bit high with my estimate for the mileage. For example here is a...
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    Re: Pajero 3.2 LWB questions

    To the business end.

    Been shopping for a new (2nd hand) Gen 4 for the old man. He bought a new sport but I am now very familiar with where the prices sit.

    If its the facelift and not a late...
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    Re: Pajero 3.2 LWB questions

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    Oom is this not also a gen 3 thing?
    I've not heard of it on the Gen 4 at all.
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