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    Re: PLEASE advise - How to save old Pics???

    I've digitised a lot of pictures, of various types.

    1. About 2,500 free-standing (loose, or able to be removed from their albums) prints, usually in what was called "enprint" size, sometimes...
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    Re: Advice wanted on a hilux

    I have an FJ V6 120,000km. Consumption since (almost) new 11.83 L/100km. BUT this my weekend-and-holiday vehicle, never commutes, and has seen only minimal use in the suburbs.
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    Re: Kgalagadi pictures thread, NO cat pics allowed!

    May 2012
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    Re: Show your DIRTY Jeep here!

    Near Hondeklip Bay in 2012
  5. Thread: Show your Macro

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    Re: Show your Macro

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    I was surprised at how well this cell-phone shot came out.
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    Re: Not only am I easily offended, and grumpy..

    Poen, yes, I had thought that I might go Auto, but when I drove the manual I liked it so much I couldn't resist buying it. Next time, maybe the S3 or the A3 1.8 Quattro, both of which only come in S...
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    Re: Not only am I easily offended, and grumpy..

    Couldn't agree more! Replaced my 2001 A3 1.8T last month with a 2015-model A3 1.8t 132kw 3-door manual (how cars have changed in the last 15 years....) now I really struggle to choose whether to...
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    Re: How many FJ Owners / How many problems (or dislikes?)

    See post 723 on page 15
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    Dirtshark, if R9,200 is for a set of Scorpions,...

    Dirtshark, if R9,200 is for a set of Scorpions, be careful. There must have been a bad batch out there last year. I fitted 5 x Scorpion ATRs, and experienced endless annoying balancing problems...
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    Defender Never owned a LR, but had an XJ Jeep Cherokee for...

    Never owned a LR, but had an XJ Jeep Cherokee for 15 years. The XJ has a lockable centre diff. I read somewhere that locking the centre diff on bad gravel or corrugations was a good idea since it...
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    At around 20,000km, one of the four front pads...

    At around 20,000km, one of the four front pads (right front outer)was seen to be significantly more worn than the other three. All 4 pads were then replaced (at TSA's expense, eventually) and all...
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    My FJ's 40,000 service did oil/filter, air...

    My FJ's 40,000 service did oil/filter, air filter, aircon filter, brake fluid replacement, and 2 x diff oil replaced. Biggest service I've had to date. Currently on 52,000km. IMHO, missing this...
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    45. JohnEd - Tidal Blue - 52000kms - Excessive...

    45. JohnEd - Tidal Blue - 52000kms - Excessive brake wear - now sorted! Dropping seat. Replaced Dunlops with Pirelli Scorpion ATRs.
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    Fortuner My FJ's consumption over 20 months and 32,000km...

    My FJ's consumption over 20 months and 32,000km is 11.74 l/100km. No towing, no heavy loads, lots of dirt road, some off-road. However, this is my "weekend and holiday" vehicle and, other than when...
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    A bit late, but I can resist suggesting "Bulli...

    A bit late, but I can resist suggesting "Bulli for You" (as in the expression, well, bully for you.....)
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    FJ update

    Mine's over 23,000km now, and the excessive brake wear issue has been resolved. No one really knows why just ONE front brake pad wore severely when compared to the other 3, which were as-new, but TSA...
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    Here's a picture of one that came to a braai at...

    Here's a picture of one that came to a braai at Karoo national park.
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    I've done about 14,000km since I bought my FJ in...

    I've done about 14,000km since I bought my FJ in May, and have averaged 12L/100km overall. Mainly country use, not much urban. Over 36 fill-ups, best consumption was 10.1L/100km, worst 14.7L/100km....
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    No, not right at all! Not for my complaint,...

    No, not right at all! Not for my complaint, anyway. I'm complaining about UNEVEN wear - one pad out of the 4 being just about finished after 20,000km while the other 3 would have lasted another...
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    Tony, the excessive wear was on the right front...

    Tony, the excessive wear was on the right front wheel, outer pad.
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    One pad badly worn on FJ

    I too have recently had to replace the front pads on my FJ at 20,000km. In my case, only ONE pad (right front outer) was badly worn, with the friction material down to about 3.5mm compared to about...
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    Here comes FJ number 45. Blue. 20,000km ...

    Here comes FJ number 45. Blue. 20,000km

    In May this year, after 15 years / 351,000km in my XJ Cherokee, I had been all set to buy a new Wrangler Sahara (LWB). That was until we did a final,...
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    Sounds like a great idea - I would be interested.

    Sounds like a great idea - I would be interested.
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    Thanks, Zombicon. By Classifieds, I take it you...

    Thanks, Zombicon. By Classifieds, I take it you mean the forum called Buy & Sell....? Trouble is, when I go there, I get told "May NOT post new thread, may NOT do..... etc etc." Yesterday, finding...
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    XJ needs new home

    What I need to do for my Jeep today is to find him a new home. He's a '98-spec XJ Cherokee Sport (first reg'd Dec 97), one owner since new, FSH, no accidents, original paintwork, almost spotless...
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    Dave, trust Koos had answered your query. But if...

    Dave, trust Koos had answered your query. But if your XJ is a diesel, not a 4L petrol, then you may still have a question - as I recall the diesels from that era had CommandTrac transmission (the 4L...
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    I always use 4H on any dirt road in my XJ. And...

    I always use 4H on any dirt road in my XJ. And if the surface is loose or corrugated, I usually lock the centre diff, which clearly improves ride/handling.
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    My 1997/98 XJ Sport, which I bought new in Dec...

    My 1997/98 XJ Sport, which I bought new in Dec '97, has done 334,000km
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