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  1. Re: Suzuki Jimny vs Renault duster 1.5dci 4x4 for farm roads

    A 160km round trip 5 days a week in a jimny..

    Take the duster.
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    Re: Solo Camping

    They are ridiculous! We are trying the Custom leisure tech and I am trying to think of a solution to add onto those steps to level them out. If I can't, we are then going to bite the bullet and get...
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    Re: Solo Camping

    I used to use a little pop up tent and awning. Very basic setup in the 90 (no space whatsoever).

    Gradually moved over to a RTT.

    I think if keeping an rtt permanently on a vehicle wasn't ...
  4. Re: Breakfast Meeting: Marakele 4x4 eco route - End of June

    POP sent....
  5. Thread: Rtt r&d.

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    Re: Rtt r&d.

    Definitely possible. Our Custom Leisure Tech clamshell mounts without a full rack. Feet mount onto bottom of tent, and then onto the 105's roof.

    As Ozranger mentioned, I saves a silly amount of...
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    Re: Is it possible to

    After 3 provinces the 105 is going to become my project :)

    and now need to decide on a new daily.... I am completely lost.
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    Re: Is it possible to

    Your wife must be an angle. Swambo gets over my projects very quickly. hahaha
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    Re: VW Amarok bande

    So I went from 255/55R19 pirelli scorpion atr to 265/70R17 mud terrains. The difference on fuel consumption on GPS measurements is 1.6l/100kms extra. Going up in size and the change to mud terrains...
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    Re: VW Amarok bande

    100% correct Hein.

    The Aldo 17 mag as in your picture above. The radar r7 muds just touched on full lock when suspension was flexing. I fitted Kumho MT51's in the same size end of last year and...
  10. Re: Real word ownership experience - LC 200: V8 4.6l petrol vs V8 D4D

    The space issue won't last long as Willem mentioned above...

    Taking the difference in price between the 105 and the 200 series you can buy a lot of other vehicles as a daily and also fairly large...
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    Re: Smaller lithiums for camping

    Check @Vstrom's YouTube channel. They made a small battery pack with an 11ah lithium I think.

    https://youtu.be/ALIORJkCRWg
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    Re: VW Amarok bande

    265/70R17

    Fitted on standard suspension no issues.
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    Re: The most capable, reliable soft roader?

    Phixed that for you. I'm still driving around in an R-line polo from the dealership at this stage and it is quite literally petrifying. Around every corner is a rim and tyre killer and with all the...
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    Re: D4D Engine Whining noise - Loss in Power.

    Our last d4d in the fleet has just done its second turbo replacement at Toyota. Exactly the same sound and symptoms. Vehicle on 246k km.
  15. Re: Breakfast Meeting at 3 Provinces 4x4 Adventure - January 2022

    Moments of gees building up are happening bit by bit. It was difficult to think of this trip with the Amarok eating its own engine and then the uncertainty whether the 105's replacement rear bumper...
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    Re: My 105 'build' thread

    And a glitch in the system and the whole post is broken, all photos gone.
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    Re: My 105 'build' thread

    Well well well.......

    I hope you all had a great holiday season?

    What can I say about this old champ that hasn't been said by many 105 owners.

    Our December was a topsy turvy emotional...
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    Re: Your 4x4 being used what its MADE FOR.

    Also spotted in the Kgalagadi
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  19. Thread: Why we fish

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    Re: Why we fish

    Reading through this just reminds me once again how privileged some of us were. Fluffy, in 20 years time your grandkids will be saying what I am saying.

    We had a little cottage on the Kleinemonde...
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    Re: TD5 disco 2 no power under 2200rpm!!!!

    I hope you eventually sort it out.

    We had a TD5 game viewer that had the exact same symptoms you are going through. Everything you have changed and checked we changed. Full motor rebuild, full new...
  21. Re: Are there any Double Cabs without serious technical issues:

    I would buy anyone of those vehicles within your budget from 2017.

    As was mentioned above. All brands have their lemons.
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    Re: R380 300tdi and 2.8i difference

    Hi

    You are correct. It is just the bell housing.

    Input shafts and rest of gearbox to the best of my knowledge are exactly the same.
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    Re: "Affordable" foldable solar panels

    The short answer is, YES, the "blue" ones do.
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    Re: URGENT : New Hilux 2,8 Xtra Cab Needed

    Going through the thread and seeing the picture of the hilux and the cutoff classics above I was about to ask if you took pictures of them. THANK YOU. They are beautiful.
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    Re: Quick, cheap and dirty DIY Roof Rack

    The funniest part Peter is that I got it out only to be hit with my latest thread in the pub, "when life give you lemons what do you do?"

    All I can do is laugh... no point in crying over split...
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    Re: Quick, cheap and dirty DIY Roof Rack

    He was bolting on one of the feet for the final test fitment before the spray job and for some reason he over tightened that one and snapped off the bolt in the mounting hole in the roof. To get that...
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    Re: Quick, cheap and dirty DIY Roof Rack

    So while final test fitting yesterday, the neighbour's kid wanted to assist.

    Well what's the harm in that you ask?

    The words that came out of my mouth cannot be repeated on a public forum.
    ...
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    Re: Quick, cheap and dirty DIY Roof Rack

    IAT on my own thread. Finished with the power tools.

    Choorts!639522
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    Re: Quick, cheap and dirty DIY Roof Rack

    Right, rack spray finished. Mounts to be sprayed a little later and fitment tomorrow.

    At this stage I've pushed enough beads this morning. Already up to 36 degrees. Time for a breakfast beer and...
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    Re: Quick, cheap and dirty DIY Roof Rack

    The head started working when I was going through your botched not bought thread Estee [emoji854]
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    Re: My 105 'build' thread

    Thanks Barry

    It is even getting a trip to Hoedspruit tomorrow.
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    Re: My 105 'build' thread

    Interesting.
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    Re: My 105 'build' thread

    It's that time of the week again.. old man got to come to the office and get ready for a proper wash this afternoon.

    All of you 105 owners, what solutions have you come up with for the major lack...
  34. Re: Breakfast Meeting at 3 Provinces 4x4 Adventure - January 2022

    My issue as well, and I only filmed wildlife... I'd hardly call a procession of 4x4s wildlife
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    Re: URGENT : New Hilux 2,8 Xtra Cab Needed

    Petrie you pig, you asked for one and bow you have two [emoji1] [emoji1787]

    Amore was never sure about the 105 when I wanted it. I think if she sees you now, you'll get the biggest hug. It's a...
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