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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    That would be brilliant!

    I am not so sure about the BMW lump, I know nothing about them, the experts on here say they are good engines but they are not common in this part of the world.

    An...
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    Brilliant video, a lot of unconfortable truths...

    And yes, stay away from '30 something' car journalists!

    The 'let's go for an adventure' - 'let's go for a latte' joke was worth the 11 mins in...
  3. Poll: Re: Which diesel Toyota engine is most reliable if you hardly use the vehicle?

    Also I think it is more resilient when it comes to dodgy/dirty diesel, compared to a common rail engine like D4D.

    Some of the roadside 'diesel' that is sold outside of SA is an ungodly mixture,...
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    Re: Elephants dying in huge numbers ?

    Aside from the debate about the carrying capacity etc, what seems suspicious is how localized these deaths seem to be, by looking at the info that is coming out.

    As for the tannins , there's...
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    Re: Elephants dying in huge numbers ?

    In that case the cause would be whatever plant toxin or other chemical they have eaten, not starvation.

    It seems very localized ...

    Elephants, if unrestricted, move quickly if food is scarce...
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    Re: Elephants dying in huge numbers ?

    The first reported elephant deaths were in March 2020, with higher volumes reported from May onwards;
    The death toll has now risen to approximately 400 elephants of both sexes and all ages;
    Most...
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    Is it not more of a 'Defender replacement' than the 'New Defender'? It fits the same niche that the old defender occupied.

    Also the fact that it's not a LR is actually a good point to many of...
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    A £30,000 starting price is very competitive, if true.

    "The Grenadier is aimed at a price point of £30,000 to £45,000 so it will undercut Land Roverís own Defender by quite a margin, and initial...
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    Re: The most reliable brand of car is:

    https://i.imgflip.com/2r75wn.jpg
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    I like that they talk of doing very open and public testing, inviting people to come along and comment.

    As opposed to the super secret, bla bla bla...hidden locations , areal photography, great...
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    https://ineosgrenadier.com/reveal/exterior-design?utm_source=Salesforce&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=btg4&userId=yIWYTW6tDA95U2HOVGS+nzw5XDdgj3RRnfyOZ3ISXv0=&lastname=jYun0n5jK7/Q44q/XC3bLg==&country...
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    Absolutely, he needs his own thread where he can post a daily humorous take on things ... witty content and clever wording.

    Or just post more often...:)
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    This article mentions ZF autotrans if I am not mistaken.

    https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/new-cars/ineos-grenadier-2021

    What i never liked about Defenders was the seating position (I am sure...
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    Possible UK pricing:

    "Similar in size to the latest Mercedes-Benz G-Class and powered by a modular range of six-cylinder BMW diesel and petrol engines, it’s expected to be priced from £40,000 when...
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    Totally agree. No brainer. Grenadier wins hands down.;D
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    Re: Lion (extra strong) matches

    Our local brand.

    Success rate is roughly 70%.

    30 out of 100 will ignite but fail to light up.
  17. Re: Mitsubishi improves its JD Power IQS ranking

    I hope not to offend anyone here but I think that your statement pretty much covers most people's wives...;D
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    As far as I am concerned this is the new Defender.

    To answer the OP's question: because LR are not into the 'working' vehicles market at this stage .
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    They even make a UN spec new shape Fortuner which still runs the 5L. Lovely! The modern comfort of a new-ish car with an engine that can run on elephant urine and chips shop used fat...;D
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    Re: When will Moz reopen its borders?

    Moz president Nyusi has extended emergency state for another 30 days...:(
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    Re: 3.0 vs 4.0 on Prado

    I can't comment on other issues, but the engine choice is down to you, whether you like to drive petrols or diesels.

    They are both very good, proven engines that have been around for ages.

    I...
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    Re: Gd6 Hilux Leafspring Packs

    Did they have any suggestions as to why they sagged at 60,000 Km?
  23. Poll: Re: Which diesel Toyota engine is most reliable if you hardly use the vehicle?

    Yes ,it's noisy, I have driven the Hilux DC with the 5L.

    But I like those donkey engines...
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    Discovery 3 Re: Disposing of my deceased Disco

    Rip :(
  25. Poll: Re: Which diesel Toyota engine is most reliable if you hardly use the vehicle?

    You need to upgrade your sound system...;D
  26. Poll: Re: Which diesel Toyota engine is most reliable if you hardly use the vehicle?

    Hi,

    just beware that taking a 1HZ to Europe is not easy, a friend tried the paperwork and EU emissions didn't allow registration.


    Anyway, my list, purely from the point of view of how...
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    Re: The mighty new 2021 Fortuner

    I really hope they manage to paint it right...as in the right coats, the right primer etc.

    So that it doesn't rust when a bird p****s on it.

    EDIT: do birds , technically, p**s? Discuss...
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    Re: Gd6 Hilux Leafspring Packs

    Sorry to bang on about the 'olden days', but sitting a 60,000 Km, no bakkie should sag unloaded.

    If that is no proof that 'working vehicles' are being built softer and more cheaply, then what...
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    Re: Is this it?

    What is Instagram??;D
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    Re: Is this it?

    It's because they don't know how to actually look at a vehicle and try to find a fault anymore .

    It's all about pulling codes now...
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    Re: Is this it?

    One new amigo coming up...

    Very common sight at 2.03 mins
  32. Re: What was your most adventurous trip in Africa the past five years?

    No worries , my Afrikaans colleagues will translate for me :)
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    Re: KZTE engine management light

    Maybe when the engine came out some cable/sensor was affected?
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    Re: KZTE engine management light

    Can you check what diagnostic port you have?

    It should be E1 and TE1 that are bridged with the clip.

    See the diagrams in the link below:

    https://www.troublecodes.net/toyota/
  35. Re: 3 lost souls and a 4x4 - First ever Trip to Botswana 2013

    Those first trips, when you are testing things out, you are poorly prepared, you have underplanned... but you have tonnes of energy and enthusiasm are the best and make for some great memories and...
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