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    Ford & Mazda Re: Whould you buy an 3.2 Everest with...

    Something fishy about the repairs done. The 3.2 knock have got nothing to do with the cylinder head. I had a 3.2 which developed a knock after a extremely heavy towing session(massive industrial...
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    Re: Deep Cycle battery for trailer (Echo)

    No they closed doors a couple of years ago.
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    Re: Deep Cycle battery for trailer (Echo)

    Hi Pieter, I recently installed a 100AH Rolls AGM , main advantage is more cycles at deeper discharge and faster recharge rate. They sell for +/- R3000 each.
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    Re: Offroad Canopy ldeas

    Thanks, will check the brackets. I am going to carry no more than a rooftop tent on the canopy. I have also seen failures, but are often amazed on what people carry on their roofs! 540763540764
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    Re: Turbo problems on new Ranger?

    I also run a fleet of dc bakkies, mainly rangers. 4 of them the baseline 2.2 of which 2 had the actuator problem. Replaced under warrantee. Turboclinic do a mod which fix the problem so I am not to...
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    Re: Offroad Canopy ldeas

    Busy kitting my canopy. Drawer system,Rolls AGM battery on a dc-dc , drop down fridge slide, water tank, led lights for now. Have to decide on a RTT540677540678540679
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    Re: Conqueror Comfort tent question

    In crossmember (channel) behind the fridge
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    Re: Ranger 3.2 high mileages?

    I have the same year&model , next service will be 240 000kms. No issues at all. Only modification a 2” lift , frontrunner slimline roofrack & bashplate. Regular towing and gravelroad everyday use ,...
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    Re: 265/65/17 Michelin AT2 vs BF Goodrich KO2

    Michelin’s will give 100k + kms. They ride much better on and offroad, no road/windnoise, and cost substantially less. They lack the “macho” appeal and are not a sponsor to any major expedition...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Ranger Tow Hitch - mini shackles

    Rustie, on some trailer couplers you get a cable which have to be connected to the towbar, this acts as an emergency brake should the trailer somehow disconnects. I’ve got two trailers with 2.5t Alco...
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    Re: Eastern Cape Tourism

    The Waterfall pic were taken at Waterfall Bluff, short drive and a very scenic walk, the campsite is situated on the southern bank of the Msikaba river which forms the border of the Mkambati Reserve....
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    Re: Eastern Cape Tourism

    The Lady in charge of the campsite is Vuvu 073 3633262. Cellphone reception is almost non existent, you’ll have to leave a message on which she will respond with a “please call me” . Hope this helps.
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    Re: Eastern Cape Tourism

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    The only accommodation in the reserve itself is Msikaba lodge, fully booked for this years holidays and long weekends. The campsite pictured is a community...
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    Re: Eastern Cape Tourism

    Hi Skotepetoors, I will give you the number of the lady in charge of the campsite on the western bank of the Mkambati river. We camped December 2016, very very nice place!!!!
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    Re: Ranger 3.2 Power - Boat Tow Test

    Grys blits, I've towed my first Yeld cat 15ft6' with a Toyota Hilux KzTe some 15 years ago. From Ermelo to KZN things went well, but when returning home things suddenly changed when you passed...
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    Re: Ranger beating itself to death

    Their made from 6mm steel tubes, the a/c line aluminium. I've done emergency repairs on similar pipes on heavy machinery with success.
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    Re: Ranger beating itself to death

    Vent tubes for the drivetrain components (differential & gearbox)
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    Re: Picture of your bike!

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    Re: Overheating while offroad driving

    Raymond , I've spent many hours in low range in different T6 auto's, never had a overheating problem even with heavy towing in thick sand. Have you checked your viscous coupling? On the open road a...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Overheating during offroad driving

    Hi Raymond, get your viscous coupling on the fan checked
  21. Re: Brand New Ford Everest supplied with mixed tires.

    Anton, my Everest XLT have exactly the same, doesn't bother me though, at least we do have a full size sparewheel. The same apply to the XLT ranger. What's the chance of fitting the exact same type...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: What have you done on your New FORD RANGER T6?

    Will do, I actually prefer the 16 inch to the 17(and now18) . Gives better performance doing trails when running @ 0.6 of a bar .
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    Ford & Mazda Re: What have you done on your New FORD RANGER T6?

    I fitted 265/75R16's cooper stt tyres on my 3.2 xls supercab also with the 30 mm level it kit, it were a mean looking bakkie! Without the notorious Tupperware of course
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Highest Km 3.2 Ranger

    I do have a 3.2 similar to yours n&z , this specific one standing on close to 175k. Only work done we're the removal of the tortional dampener on the propshaft and the driver's side seatcover all...
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    Re: Is it worth it?

    Yes yes yes for extended Ford warranty!!! Definitely no for maintenance plan
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    Re: Torch Repair

    Hi Gavin, I bought 30 ( yes thirty) rechargeable headlights earlier this year, after a couple weeks some just stopped working, I've started sending them back, of course they didn't have a problem...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Ranger Whatsapp group

    Don't feel bad, you lasted a day longer than I could
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    Re: Diesel testing in JHB

    A couple of years ago I had injector failures on different machines. I suspected petrol were part of my bulk diesel delivery. I've sent no less than 3 samples, wearcheck couldn't find anything wrong...
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    Re: Diesel testing in JHB

    Hi Gengis, wearcheck/oilwatch will simply confirm if there's water in your fuel. They cannot test lubricity, flashpoint, sulphur content extra. I have used the Tribological department at the...
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    Re: Sluggish 300 D-Max

    Hi Charlton, GC diesel is only option, had two Isuzu's done there, both the same model as yours, same symptoms. Replaced injectors and pump element. Prepare for the worst (35k). Hope its only the...
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    Re: Help met keuse vir nuwe plaasbakkie

    Die bg. Ford teen daardie prys is die nuwe xl spesifikasie en kan nie met die ander vergelyk word nie, sluit in n omvattende diensplan oa. Die 2.2 baseline verkoop vir ongeveer R230 000. Ek skiet...
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    Re: Cooper St Maxx or Cooper AT3 LT spec?

    Dan4x4, you did very well on the contis, I know guys that could not even get 40k on the same. I would say the at3's would easily outlast the contis by far. I've got a 2015 3.2 at with 50k on the...
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    Re: Cooper St Maxx or Cooper AT3 LT spec?

    Dan4x4 what mileage did the stock conti's do?
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    Re: Ranger 3.2 oil

    Jorgl, the 10W40 should be fine unless you operate in sub -20 degrees celcius temperatures. The Castrol 5W30 oil marked product code 3366154 can only be bought if you are a Ford dealer. For something...
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    Re: Ranger 3.2 oil

    Anjo.

    They use Castrol Enduron 10W40 , a fully synthetic oil. I would stick to the 15k oil change intervals. Don't if you use fuel with a sulfur content of more than 50ppm. To be safe you can...
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