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  1. Re: Some more thinking... Some more of your thoughts please.

    When I was shopping I test drove a new fortuner, then test drove the GC and then the disco 4, wanted the GC but wifey vetoed me that we had to get a 7 seater.

    That GC really is an awesome ride,...
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    Re: Huge land rover dilemma

    Sjoe, a lot of hate from some non Disco owners. Guess they just looking out for us D4 guys. Thanks man!


    Only thing that will replace my SDV6 D4 will be another one. Phenomenal car.


    Oh, and...
  3. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    I still dont get this argument.

    How many of these people that absolutely need a workhorse to replace their old defender, actually have a late model old Defender?
    Very few, even those became...
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    Re: D3/D4 Camping Trailer??

    Its going to be one veryyyyyy heavy trailer
  5. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    So your complaint: LR made a vehicle that suits the current you and not the hypothetical you. And thats why it sucks?
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    If this is true, then there is no hope. I dont see a farmer trading his workhorse abused Defender worth R150k in on a R700k workhorse super strong (claimed) just to drive his fences.

    The same...
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    Re: Update on Jabari my Fortuner

    what does Jabari mean?
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    Discovery 4 Re: 130k service Disco 4 2016

    Good info here

    I just did a 130k km oil service at local RMI mechy, R900 + liqui moly (R800) oil I supplied separate.
    Nice to see what should be done. Will get on that.

    No ZF within 700km of...
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    Re: Which Scooter for High School Kid??

    koop n gepimpde BWS as jy moet scooter kry.Daai goed het nie einde nieMaar hier is nicer opsies as scooters met hul klein wieletjies nou al genoem
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    Re: Landrover - you have truly saddened me..

    Fyn brag?
  11. Thread: Discovery 4

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    Discovery 4 Re: Discovery 4

    Long term ownership was mentioned, in favour of the petrol

    I disagree,

    Distance 300k km
    kmpl petrol 7 Diesel 10
    Liter used 42857liter 30000liter
    Randelas...
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    Re: Polyurethane bushes

    interesting thread.
    I am a metallurgist on a mine, working with screen panels where we constantly do test work between PU and rubber panels, wet or dry applications, how long they must last vs being...
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    Re: Angola Trip Report December 2019

    Ek geniet die trip verslag! hou so voort!
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    Re: Andrew St P White, Jurgens en Xplorer

    Haha I was wondering why OP does not like ASPW until I saw that comment...Then I always have a nice chuckle by myself
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    Re: Discovery 3 Dunlop Air shocks

    Do you want to change out as preventative maintenance?
    How much would that cost?
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    Re: Southern Namibia 2020

    To the op:

    Look at Ranch Koiimasis also between Aus and Sossus (IIRC)
    Was a highlight of our trip when we did something similar to yours.
    Lake Oanob Between Windhoek and RSA was also a good...
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    Re: 2019 Fortuner Facelift?

    I dont get this. If you require so little then you will be happy with a Mahindra, available and currently on sale.
    But if you are willing to pay more than R600k on a car, then I do want a luxury...
  18. Thread: Out of ideas...

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    Discovery 4 Re: Out of ideas...

    thanks for the feedback. thats crazy
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    Re: Discovery 4 - petrol vs diesel

    You cant compare a roofrack / offroad tyres - fitted car to stock and shoot quoted figures down like that.I managed up to 11.5kmpl doing 115kmph gps speed with it when I got it. Pump to pump (my OBC...
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    Re: Disco on last legs, where to now?

    when I hear all these dealership prices my mind throws an error. Why would anyone pay so much. my D4 has been less than R2k per service (only 2 out of motorplan services so far). Same with the cost...
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    Re: December Odyssey

    Great drive report! Enjoying your pics and your rig!
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    Discovery 3 Re: The Wrath of a Disco 3 TDV 6

    Pity about your Landy. That's a hard blow.Feel your pain on the bouncy ride, I don't know how I will ever replace the my disco 4. Just finished a 4k km trip doing a bit of everything, including...
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    Re: Low profile tyres for off road use.

    Who said that it's better? I only see explanations that sometimes it's a perception when you look at the tyre sizes that it's a low profile when in fact it's not.
    Where is your area? I had...
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    Re: SOS D4 suspension fault after water.

    Sorted?
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    Re: Cape Town to Durban and back

    There is so much nice in those areas, but you are first going to have to decide on how much time you have and how far of the highway you are willing to go. Nice trip reports of the wildcoast on this...
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    Re: Help! LC 200 Colour Choices

    How can it be more visible if everyone drives a white car? Think Zebra camo
    I stay in the Kalahari, it may be cooler but its not a deal breaker (I have a white Landy as well to compare). The work...
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    Re: Traction controll issues during movement

    If TC or all driver aids have a fuse maybe pull that out and see?

    Also, check and clean wheel speed sensors
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    Re: Help! LC 200 Colour Choices

    I work on a mine and the runaround is grey, its a lot better than the white cars as it doesnt show off the dirt as quick.
    Have color matched paint at random panelbeaters quite well on more than one...
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    Re: Amarok gearbox overheating

    Let us know when you find the issue?
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    Re: Sport or drive when towing

    my platkar 330d and suv dicso 4 both fitted with the 8 speed zf. I am a big fan of this auto.

    My opinion, this whole discussion is only relevant when you are not used to the car. Try to be fancy...
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    Re: 4x4 Rock Climber for the Laaities

    I think I have the same now under the tree. Hopefully its okay.
    The battery may be tiny but at least its rechargeable. (and its the normal cheap chinese variant, should be able to get another for...
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    Discovery 4 Re: Discovery 4 Lexus conversion

    doesnt a new bottom assembly come in at less than a R100k, add on all the other work and the normal repair bill is around R130k for a snapped crank and you are good for another 200k km?
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    Re: Disco 4 for 120k, Scary Cheap, must be broken

    I stand corrected. Thanks for clarity
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    Re: Disco 4 for 120k, Scary Cheap, must be broken

    Someone managed it on the forum succesfully. But wasnt cheap. Hopefully more comments will follow
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    Re: New SA bakkie on display in Nasrec - Brandt BRV

    Looks great

    and HEAVY
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