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    Re: And another 4.6 rebuild thread

    Seems that the cam floated. Intake valve running on exhaust and exhaust running on intake cam profile. That explains the damage on the valve train. Valves collided with pistons. Eina. :'(:'(
  2. Thread: Load bed Flex

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    Re: Load bed Flex

    Open rail chassis>:D
  3. Re: 97 Cruiser GX 80 Diesel vs 98 Nissan Patrol GL 4500

    Very interesting post.
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    Re: My nuwe speelding en eerste Patrol.

    Ek het al baie daaraan gedink om `n filter op die lae druk kant van `n power steering pomp te sit. Dit is nogal pret om daardie ystervysels uit te kry.
  5. Re: 97 Cruiser GX 80 Diesel vs 98 Nissan Patrol GL 4500

    Yes I do agree with auto hubs vs manual, I also prefer manual locking hubs.

    Only some of the station wagons like the 4.8 had the H260. H260 to be find in Patrol Bakkies. Can carry very heavy loads...
  6. Re: 97 Cruiser GX 80 Diesel vs 98 Nissan Patrol GL 4500

    OK! Nou gou Land Cruiser club gesoek kon nie een kry. Jou vriende is ongelukkig.
  7. Re: 97 Cruiser GX 80 Diesel vs 98 Nissan Patrol GL 4500

    Petri ek weet van `n paar Patrol radiators wat op hoë kilos gegaan het. Miskien is ek oningelig maar ek weet van geen 80 Series radiator wat gegroet het nie.
  8. Re: 97 Cruiser GX 80 Diesel vs 98 Nissan Patrol GL 4500

    The 70 Series Cruiser are not to be compared with the Patrols. Toyota equivalents for the Patrols were the 80, 100 and 200 series Y60, Y61 and Y62. The Patrol Bakkie is SUV based while the Troopy...
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    Re: My nuwe speelding en eerste Patrol.

    Daardie Patrol universals breek maklik al `n paar op die Little Patrol geoffer.
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    Re: My nuwe speelding en eerste Patrol.

    Eina. Jy sal na propshafts met `n dikker wand moet kyk. Iets soos naatlose stoompyp met 3mm wand.
  11. Thread: Load bed Flex

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    Re: Load bed Flex

    American bakkies uses open rail chassis the same concept that is used in all heavy trucks. Cross members are riveted to enhance flex.
  12. Re: Vioolsdrift breaks record: hottest day in Africa...ever

    Jissie maar julle is `n klomp sussies;D 40 grade plus is normale somer temprature in die Noord Kaap;D
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    Re: New SA bakkie on display in Nasrec - Brandt BRV

    Riaan I think there are more to it than just blindly support s product because it has been made in SA. I have never seen any of the Brandt vehicles in flesh. The first ones were only 2wd making them...
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    Re: Patrol leaking Water................

    About two years ago a friend also had a Patrol rad leaking. Nissan did not have stock at that stage but he got sorted at Silverton Radiators.
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    Re: My 98 Patrol 4500 GL - Cleanup Pics, Etc Etc

    Petri did you sort out the clicking sound? Friend had the same thing on his Patrol and in the end it were a stretched transfer case chain.
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    Re: Series 3 Landy Hijacked!!!

    Wynn`s Valve Guard and Delo 400 oil
  17. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    Also my way of doing it.
    Most of the second hand vehicles I bought had less than 60k km on the clock. Most cases I sell around 500k km.

    My comment on sell at 99 999.9km is that these days most...
  18. Thread: Ongetorquede top

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    Re: Ongetorquede top

    Ek moet bieg ek het eenkeer net `n top tot op sy eerste stadium getroque. Toe lui my foon. Klaar met die oproep vat ek die torque wrench en sien dit is op die finale setting gestel. Vra my helper het...
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    Re: New Grand vitara or older FJ Cruiser?

    I need to buy Swambo new wheels so that I can claim the 76 for myself. Have visited quite a few dealers looking at various options.
    FJ Cruiser is very high on the list.
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    Re: Also now part of the Wolfpack. V6 Amarok.

    Ek dink ek kry vir Quack reg;DHy het onlangs `n 4.5 EFI Cruiser gekoop>:D Spot net so `n bietjie mens sal nooit vir Quack van sy VW`s weg kry nie.;D

    Johan jy gaan Vleesbaai vervelig vind met die...
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    Re: Also now part of the Wolfpack. V6 Amarok.

    In manual with low range it will be the ultimate DC 4x4. On serious 4x4 obstacles the auto box overheats quickly. We have seen it at Waterford with Quack and Ryno`s V6. Two runs attempting Langduin...
  22. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    As jy DIY , hands on en bereid is om baie tyd aan `n voertuig te spandeer ry jy `n Touareg. Maar wees eerlik dit kan `n bodemlose put raak.

    Ek sien dit elke dag met tweedehanse luukse voertuie...
  23. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    You do not drive VW`s and Disco`s out of maintenance plan and warranty. Buy new and sell at 99 999.99km
  24. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    Just buy a Prado[emoji12]
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    Re: Also now part of the Wolfpack. V6 Amarok.

    Johan me and Quack do regular 4x4 trips. Quack sort of got Gatvol for some warriors and is not active here anymore.
    One thing of Quack pushes that V6 Amarok the hardest I have ever seen. Quack is...
  26. Re: Flasher Relay 3-pin for LED wanted - smaller than most

    Make a plugin extension and move the relay.
  27. Re: Flasher Relay 3-pin for LED wanted - smaller than most

    Electro Diesel or Trysome
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    Suspension Re: LR drive shaft on Hilux D4D 4x4

    There were rear wheel bearing issues on some of the first D4D`s. Some diff`s had steel shielded (ZZ) instead of rubber sealed (2RS)
    bearings. Shielded bearings are not waterproof. There were some...
  29. Thread: Kgalagadi

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    Re: Kgalagadi

    Thar is true;D
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    Re: Earthing of panels

    Copied from SANS 10142 Solar.

    SANS 10142 clearly state that the earth spike should have a resistance reading of less than 10 Ohm. You will not get that reading with one earth spike only. In most...
  31. Thread: Kgalagadi

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    Re: Kgalagadi

    The right time of the year to grade dirt roads is the wet season. With the ongoing drought most gravel roads are in a horrible condition.
  32. Thread: Kgalagadi

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    Re: Kgalagadi

    I can show you dune routes destroyed in one day by the inexperienced that does not understand dune driving.>:D
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    Re: Ford F250: Old model / New model / Not at all?

    Kalahari Safari ?
  34. Thread: Kgalagadi

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    Re: Kgalagadi

    Dune roads only get busted with people driving them with over inflated tyres. I can take you to dune routes that is 50 plus years old and are in pristine condition because the users let down pressure...
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    Re: Why shouldn’t I buy a Ford

    Ek weet die kanse is skraal ek vat nie Ford se kant nie, maar sę nou die ou wat die tracker geinstalleer het het die intercooler beskadig. Daar is `n paar Tracker installeerders wat mors. Ek het die...
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