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  1. Thread: Beetle motor woes

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    Re: Beetle motor woes

    Thanks for all the replies, seems I'm still on track however I'm away from home for the next 2 - 3 months so I'll get back at it when I'm back home. Hopefully I'll get it running smooth for December...
  2. Thread: Beetle motor woes

    by jfe
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    Beetle motor woes

    It's not a 4x4 I know but rathe a beach buggy, but still a VW and I need advice please. I bought a recon motor and had it fitted by a workshop. From there it all started going wrong, I had a motor...
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    Re: Something for nothing...

    Yours mate sent me a pm or WhatsApp and weíll set it up
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    Re: Something for nothing...

    Proper towbar for D3/4 not the old donkie you know what. 1st come first serve. If you want Iíll post it to your local postnet at your cost. Iíll throw in the Ford hook as well or available separate...
  5. Thread: Car courier wanted

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    Re: Car courier wanted

    Thanks everyone for the input however itís worked out cheaper driving the car up to Gauteng and flying back.
  6. Thread: Car courier wanted

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    Car courier wanted

    I need to urgently get a car from Mosselbay / George to Jhb. Can anyone advise a reliable and reputable car courier service that will collect and drop.

    Thanks
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    Re: Picture of your bike!

    Daai is een bef%^*# nice bike. Ek mis myne baie. Lang pad se moses, myne wyd en vÍr gery loop soos stroop
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    Re: Hydro and visual testing

    Most any industrial gas supplier should be able to tell you, scuba is no different from normal industrial cylinders.
    Visual can be done by most dive shop technicians, hydro is the big one you need...
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    Re: Sepeate 4x4 licence for 4x4

    I believe the intent is to classify such as it's currently done through the EC or EC1 etc code system. Why would you limit poeple on trailers towing but not vehicles when it comes to smaller size...
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    Sepeate 4x4 licence for 4x4

    Here is an interresting article that I can actually support asking the question I think we all have secretly asked ourselfs at one point or another. From what I understand from the article, and the...
  11. Thread: F250 yes/no

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    F250 yes/no

    Nie sover ek kan onthou tensy die wetgewing gewysig is. Jy het slegs n openbare permit nodig indien jy goedere of passesiers teen vergoeding vervoer. Jou eie voertuig vir privaat gebruik het jy nie n...
  12. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Something new and fresh , stepping out of a safari pak into chinos. Times change, will be exiting to see the final product.
    Hope it build so you can do field repairs should something go wrong...
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    Re: Duine trippie eindig seer

    Waar ek bly het ek so paar km woestyn om te kruis voor ek by of n gunsteling duik bestemming of goeie visvang plek kan uitkom. Keuse is of ry duine of by tuis en kyk springbok rugby, ek kies die...
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    Re: Duine trippie eindig seer

    Twee weke terug so amper dieselfde oorgekom, maar myne sou net veel erger konsekwensie gehad het, die crest was bietjie hoog, kon uit hom uitdraai. Aai ek het innige meegevoel met jou skade.
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    Re: Diver "LOST" of Mozambique coast

    This is terrible news, never nice to read about a diving incident. I do not understand where an operator or DM come into the picture as Tony's post mention they swam out to the reef, that suggest a...
  16. Thread: Eventually...

    by jfe
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    Discovery 3 Re: Eventually...

    Nice. I miss my 4.0 many times, I still believe itís an awesome ride. Youíre getting a peach of a car back, many many happy miles
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    Re: Grill mat - Verimark

    Got some as a present but never used it, somehow the idea of a mat between the meat and coals make me think there will be a loss of the flavour of the fire / wood / coals, might be wrong.
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    Re: The vehicles you admired in your youth

    A a young boy in primary school I had dreams about these ones and how I would beat these men at their game one day.......... I can still hear their battles in my mind standing in the forest at...
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    Re: Has anyone actually bought a Haval?

    And the Aussies gave it a half decent rating, even quoting it as very capable off-road in this review. From the pictures it doesn't look bad either....
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    Re: Renault auto clutch question

    Always been this way. Wife never complain maybe just my drive style. As you mentioned Johan it may only be me and it actually is normal behavior for the clutch. Will take it to Renault for peace of...
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    Renault auto clutch question

    I have no idea whether an auto clutch can slip like a manual would. Our Koleos sound like it has just this problem. On exceleration it just seems to go on forever, the revs does drop so it does...
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    Re: How not to use a snatch strap

    Eina pyn, that guy will hurt for a few days. Think it better illustrate why bumpers are not recovery points.
  23. Thread: Retirement vehicle

    by jfe
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    Poll: Re: Retirement vehicle

    I would honestly consider the Nissan X-Trail, priced at 380k new, a good dealer on your budget, if cash surely will swing it for 350. X-Trail is in my opinion way better in comfort and reliability...
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    Re: RANT ! Landyluvver ! Disco 2 TD5

    I have no stake in your claims or quarrel but I find you selling due to all this happening very sad. You invest in something you really want and unforseen issuess force your hand into giving up. Good...
  25. Re: Barberton Makhonjwa Mountains World Heritage Site

    Who would the benefactors be? I don't think UNESCO link monetary value to these declerations. Your area has always had such potential and rich in history and heritage but seem to lack the investment...
  26. Thread: Millennial marvels

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    Re: Millennial marvels

    Dad still have his, standing proud in his garage and Iím not allowed with 15m of it. Every time I visit them I beg him to let me drive it as he never does. Somehow he thinks Iíll get itchy.

    As...
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    Re: Canon 650D help please

    I'm thinking sensor, a long shot but may just be. I've had focal issues with identical Nikon J1's using the same lense and focal points and as it turned out the one having the irregularities is now...
  28. Thread: Winter camping

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    Poll: Re: Winter camping

    To me that is key, ground cover, space blanket, army / jail blanket (that black one with the white GT stripe in it), sleeping bag and if need be, duvet. Nice soft velvet blanket inside sleeping bag....
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    LED failure, what cause this?

    Had a strange experience on the weekend with my LED torch. One moment it was fine, the next it discoloured to a strange brown / orange colour. The LED itself seems to have failed. I'm not aware of...
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    Re: Converting a Disco 3 into a defender

    Don't think that is cutting the roof, rather look like removing the glass roof and supliment with roof extender.
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    Re: Range Rover Classic overland build

    IMO that must be the best vehicle to convert, one day when I have the time and get my hand on a decent one.
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    Re: Fishing...and my "Other Woman"

    Sorry sal nie weer nie
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    Re: Fishing...and my "Other Woman"

    Ja boet they don't listen when you say voetsek and bark at them.
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    Re: Fishing...and my "Other Woman"

    I said it before, the whites scare me.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qrtsk5wuaoo
  35. Re: Headlight restoration - Polycarbonate (plastic): It works

    Two years later and I need this info. Koleos headlights are realy badly faded and need to try and clean them, will start with the sandpaper, polish, clear coat. Thanks community.
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