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  1. Re: Mazda BT50 3.0 Crdi Double Cab 2008-2011 model Advice

    Hey Vincent

    I bought a 2010 3.0 BT50 D/C 4x4 in Jan 2017 with 110000km on. I sold it in February this year with just over 130000Km on. I really enjoyed the bakkie, the engine is a peach and the...
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    Re: Interesting Ranger 3.2 vs 2.0 BTdi tow test

    Not sure whether it will make a difference or not, but I think I noticed that in the 3.2 he had it in D all the time but with the 2.0 he had it in S mode... I'm surprised by this, I would have...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Ford Ranger 2010 3,0 4 x 2 Supercab

    Hi Tom, I used to have a BT50 3.0 which is basically the same bakkie. I did all my own maintenance. Awesome bakkies.
  4. Re: FOR SALE : 2010 L/Cruiser 76 Series 4,2 D in MINT NICK

    Hi Petri

    Not trying to stir here, I just remembered doing a lot of research on the forum a while back when buying a 1HZ cruiser and remembered seeing your advise on the 1HZ and your opinion on the...
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    Re: 2E engine trouble urgent help

    Hey Hans, send me your number on a private message and I'll send you the timing guidelines and some other bits to help. I don't believe your timing is out because the car ran for about 5 seconds, if...
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    Re: 13000 km on brake pads?

    Hi Coenoes

    We've found it be quite a common problem on the Pajero's with the rear brakes, and there a few things to check. Firstly, make sure the pads were inserted correctly, sometimes the outer...
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    Re: Mazda CX-3 WOW

    Thanks guys, appreciate the advice. I'll keep you posted on the final decision, will be in the next couple of months!
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    Re: Mazda CX-3 WOW

    Hey Guys,

    Reviving an old thread! I'm curious to know your long term reviews now on the CX-3? Kenneth I see your fiance/wife got one last year. It's actually for my mom. She's coming from a very...
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    Re: Pajero 3.2 Dual Mass Flywheel

    Fantastic outcome in the end!
  10. Re: Subaru Forester 2014 XS versus 2013 Land Rover Freelander 2

    Welcome Dutch Kid ;) you'll get some good advice here!
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    Re: Pajero 3.2 Dual Mass Flywheel

    Hi Hanny,

    Any progress with the Pajero?
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    Pajero 3.2 Dual Mass Flywheel

    Hi Hanny

    I do remember at the time I did a lot of research too. We’ve also fitted SMF to some customers cars if they choose (reducing price) Interestingly we haven’t had one problem with a SMF,...
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    Re: Pajero 3.2 Dual Mass Flywheel

    Howsit Hanny

    Sorry to hear about your DM. My single mass flywheel lasted a week in the Pajero before I purchased an original kit and whipped it in. I couldn't handle the vibration if the vehicle...
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    Re: New 300tdi Fanbelt Noise?

    Good outcome in the end! Some things with cars are hard to understand haha. I agree with the belt choices given

    Cheers
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    Re: New 300tdi Fanbelt Noise?

    I know when anti-freeze or sometimes some engine cleaners gets on some serpentine belts they can make a terrible noise!! I can only assume it 'dries' it out or takes away the coating or something....
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    Re: 3.0 tdci problems and mods

    Hi, I have a BT50 d/c 4x4 and get between 9.5-10.5l/100. I have 265/70/16 tyres which slightly worsened the consumption when I made the switch. Cheers
  17. Re: D4D Fan belt pulley recommendation Cape Town.

    Hey Kyle,

    Masterparts sell the pulleys!

    Cheers
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    Re: Roadworks in EC

    Cool, thanks for the info guys
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    Re: Terios Gearbox

    Just get a proper diagnosis first, could be a centre bearing! Not known for failures you might be lucky. Tough little cars, we rate them highly!
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    Roadworks in EC

    Howsit guys, I'm driving to Swartberg (Kokstad area) from Hermanus and I enjoy driving via Graaff Reniet. Between the Matat, Maclear, Elliot, Steynsburg route, last year there were 16 stop go's that...
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    Re: Gen 4 brake disks.

    Hi there

    I know Masterparts do front and rear discs, I think the brand is Stone, I dont know much about the brand but we've used them a couple times and had no problems, quality actually seems...
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    Re: Navara YD25 Exhaust manifold extremely hot

    Chipped and over fueling? Maybe a blocked Cat? Gasses not exiting quick enough... Very weird
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    Re: Does the Toyota RAV4 1996 hold up offroad?

    When my sister did her 1 year prac, she was placed at Manguzi and desperately needed a 4x4 to explore and get to all the places. We found her an IO with 260000km for R60k. I raised the suspension,...
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    Re: Tata Indica vs Opel Corsa

    Keep the corsa...
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    Re: Time for timing belt?

    Good find! Definitely do it, we have had 2 3.0tdci come in for snapped timing belts. 1 at +-180000km and one at +-215000. Neither had any record of timing belts done, the one with 215000 had been...
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    Re: Mitsubishi pajero belts

    Sure, I just didn't know it off hand and was easier to send via whatsapp from work yesterday. But i know now ;) it takes a matched pair i.e. 2x PG219/220 and a PG467. The 219 is harder to get on, so...
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    Re: Mitsubishi pajero belts

    Howsit, if you send me a whatsapp - zero 8 3 two two 5 three 3 one 0 ill send exact belt size tomorrow from work. I just cant remember off hand. Cheers
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    Re: Swartberg Pass

    It is if you on a bike ;)
  29. Ford & Mazda Re: 2011 Ford Everest 3.0 TDCI cambelt replacement

    I'd get a normal garage to do the timing belt for you, you can get the belt from a spares shop, Gates are good. I would suggest the tensioner from Ford though. It a 30min -1 hour job depending. R6000...
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    Re: My broken Ford Ranger - Advice

    The 3.0 Mazda built engines (used in Fords) are excellent motors and provided they maintained (like all engines) will give you huge mileages. Did you ever find the initial cause of overheating? These...
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    Re: New clutch kit for ranger TDCI 2011 4x4 DC

    Hey Harry,

    We've replaced a few clutches on the Ranger/BT-50 3.0 and always give the customer the choice after explaining the difference and reason for DMF. Last one we did, 2 months ago, was on a...
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    Re: How to change front discs

    Unfortunately you have to remove the hub/bearing and then unbolt the disc from the hub. Gives you a good chance to repack the wheel bearings though. Older Hilux's etc were also like that. Can also do...
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    Re: 2011 Mazda BT-50 3.0

    Awesome glad you happy! Clonking could be a U-joint or dare I say maybe dual mass? I know they can cause that too. But its not suppose to be silky smooth so maybe just driving style? I wouldn't...
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    Re: Advice on first car in SA

    Only because I know if something goes wrong they can be very expensive to fix. And they unfortunately do go wrong, there's no arguing that. And also the Audi and BMW aren't proper 4wd's. With a price...
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    Re: Advice on first car in SA

    The Pajero is an excellent choice, I had a SWB 3.2 for 2.5 years and it was the best vehicle I've ever owned! Exceptionally reliable and its tough as nails. Spares can be expensive (clutch on manual)...
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