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    Re: Not quite a "softroader" Diahatsu inside

    I have the same seats on blue Rocky.

    Both have the same problem with the squabs.

    Blue one wife sewed a piece of leather over broken patch.

    White one has real leather seats and saving to...
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    Re: Not quite a "softroader" Diahatsu inside

    Article on transmission whine...two schools of thought. I just live with it.
    Edit: I installed a really loud stereo>:D

    (Father had a 2.5l V6 Cortina bakkie with a diff whine...he replaced all...
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    Re: Some pics of my vintage 20M...

    Now that is nostalgia!

    ;D
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    Re: Are Discovery 4's really that bad

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/317158-Calling-D4-owners
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    Re: Are Discovery 4's really that bad

    It's really a heart & mind question
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    Re: Prof's Rocky Thread

    So the final cost to drive to PTA & back
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    Re: Prof's Rocky Thread

    So the road home via Colesberg/ Graaf Reinet/ George went fairly without mishap.

    The section from Nolls' Halt to Oudtshoorn turn-off (N9) isn't the smoothest road around.

    When I got home I...
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    Re: Some pics of my vintage 20M...

    Some more interesting reading.:)

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ford_P7
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    Re: Some pics of my vintage 20M...

    Now that was interesting....:)

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ford_Zephyr
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    Re: Prof's Rocky Thread

    It was May 2018 though:)
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    Re: Prof's Rocky Thread

    So a road trip was in the offing. My neighbour helped me with an A-frame as I already had a Rocky to make it on.

    Got temporary licence for the white Rocky. (Only valid for three days, so that was...
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    Re: Prof's Rocky Thread

    The seller was upfront. He bought it in a lot at an auction. It had no turbo and injectors and only three wheels (one in pic was one of his own) He wanted to restore but stopped.
    I thought that I...
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    Re: Prof's Rocky Thread

    And browsing around on Gumtree during May 2018 to see what else was available...I ran into this one. Seeing I could do with spares for my Rocky....
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    Re: Prof's Rocky Thread

    Driving in sand...(pre lift of Rocky)


    https://youtu.be/-3XYbkzF7TI
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    Re: Prof's Rocky Thread

    Video of driving in snow..

    Here the tyres really displaced the snow real well.


    https://youtu.be/gfFHfIZNzDQ
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    Re: Prof's Rocky Thread

    Video of playing @ Bonniedale with new 'tekkies'


    https://youtu.be/52srng9chSo
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    Series II Re: Deregistered series land rover, natis query

    Interestingly, my last two registrations I was was not asked for DataDot.

    Just play it safe though...
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    Re: Prof's Rocky Thread

    I haven't made any effort to update this thread....but so much has happened.

    On the lift part....
    I went for Kumho Road Venture AT51 tyres. 30x9.5xR15. What a nice tyre. Silent on tar (compared...
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    Re: Not quite a "softroader" Diahatsu inside

    How did you miss it?>:D

    Edit: Surmise: Maybe wrong shocks were installed that were a wee bit too short. I flex situation went to full extension and did not go back into tube?
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    Re: Not quite a "softroader" Diahatsu inside

    For interest...you are going to be hard pressed to find exhaust manifold gaskets.

    (If you do find some in future, let me know)

    I made mine from Klingerit gasket material. Cut two for each port,...
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    Re: Not quite a "softroader" Diahatsu inside

    Both my Rocky's have one silencer.

    Bigger exhaust pipe will help, 63mm maybe.

    Not much space for a bigger intercooler.

    My advice, have turbo, injectors and pump checked. My blue one I still...
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    Re: Not quite a "softroader" Diahatsu inside

    Thank you for details.

    The Gabriel no's I posted are the ones in my blue Rocky.

    There are other options than the ones in the spares book.:)
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    New Eskom pricing proposal

    https://mybroadband.co.za/news/energy/322116-new-eskom-pricing-can-crush-solar-in-south-africa.html
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    Re: Die Hel (Gautenger seeking some info)

    Weather forecast for that area for the coming week

    https://www.yr.no/place/South_Africa/Western_Cape/Oudtshoorn/forecast.pdf
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    Re: Not quite a "softroader" Diahatsu inside

    Details of shocks?
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    Re: Not quite a "softroader" Diahatsu inside

    See my post #26

    Details there
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    Re: Not quite a "softroader" Diahatsu inside

    Sure yours ain't OEM anymore. What is in there now?
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    Re: I made it to page 5 and gave up...

    Type in (in Google) : 'mounting solar panel to canopy roof site:www.4x4community.co.za'

    You get this

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    Re: NEW 2018 Suzuki Jimny

    As far as opinions go..
    ;D

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    Re: Diff Lock for Rocky

    Buying proper muds is cheaper:p
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    Diff Lock for Rocky

    Somewhat pricey...

    Long term save in process...

    https://protrack.gr/en/online-store/manufacturer/rocky/differential-air-lockers?language=en-GB&keyword=
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    Re: 6mm˛ or 10mm˛ for solar extension lead

    I use 2.5mm sq on my 80w panel. ...10 m there of.
    Not sure about thin and easily broken, it is flexible. Mine is quite sturdy & the thinner profile rolls into a smaller parcel to stow.

    In fact...
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    Re: Terios, would you buy ?

    Dave, next time you in George go to Grandmark (close to Sasol garage in Albert Rd) Ask to see what light, taillight, body part are available for the Terios.

    If it is an 4x4 Terios....just go for...
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    Re: Not quite a "softroader" Diahatsu inside

    I had to do some maintenance on mine and dug around in the spares cupboard.

    These are the tensioners' I got details.
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    Re: Not quite a "softroader" Diahatsu inside

    Our local guy in Mossel Bay. Not one of the mainstream spares shops.

    He sourced my timing belt tensioners from Namibia nogal. I bought two of each. Have patience, mine took a week before I had an...
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