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    Wrangler 4dr Re: Need Advice Please - New to 4x4 and Jeep

    I have the 2013 JK 2 door Sahara, I do agree if one can get the rubicon then do it, but the Sahara is incredibly capable and your bravery usually runs out well before the car does.

    mine now is...
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    Re: Garmin map update error - Fenix

    For anyone experiencing the same, it seems to be an issue on Garmin end, and they are trying to fix it with an update soon


    "Thank you for contacting Product Support.Sorry to hear about your...
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    Re: Garmin map update error - Fenix

    let me give it a try, I must just find my maps on my device, but that explains a bit thank you
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    Garmin map update error - Fenix

    Hi,

    I have searched the net for days now, spent countless hours deleting and reloading, and cannot find a solution.

    I purchased both the Fenix 6x and 530 bundle recently, and although I have...
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    Re: To sell or not to sell - Jeep

    thank you Jelo, I have clearly calculated incorrectly and assumed too much.

    well after VW got back to me and offered me 80k UNDER TRADE VALUE and R 129 000 UNDER RESALE VALUE , thats simply...
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    Re: To sell or not to sell - Jeep

    Ubbo, thank you for all that detail, looks very similar to my jeep on fuel, and outstanding price at 289 000

    Jeanvn man its hard, I walk back to my jeep after test driving various car, and I am...
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    Re: To sell or not to sell - Jeep

    Thank you all,

    exactly the issue I have been tossing up.

    the polo for example, I get to retain 70k of the residual amount in the bank

    in both scenarios I will have no more repayments ,...
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    To sell or not to sell - Jeep

    Hi All,

    been reading a lot of threads here on retirement, and on cars and such, and I value this communities common sense and experience.

    now I am not near retirement yet, but as I have...
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    Re: Show us your Mountain and Road Bicycles

    just getting into the mountain biking scene, and combining it with off-roading. My mid-life crisis.

    got myself a Scott Scale 980 2020 hardtail, getting a suitable rack for the jeep, with an...
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    Re: Hobby park krugersdorp trail

    we popped through last minute for a quick drive around the same weekend, Glad you enjoyed it, obstacle 10 is tricky, and that last bit at the top feels like a ton of commitment at the bottom haha...
  11. Wrangler 2dr Re: Jeep Wrangler - School Matric Dance - Benoni

    when is the dance ?
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    Re: Anyone been through a recall replacement ?

    ruan at "all off road" picked up that mine was due after my traction control failed.

    call any jeep dealership, and supply them your VIN number and enquire if there is any outstanding recalls on...
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    Re: Anyone been through a recall replacement ?

    I was very thankful , they made me aware of that as well, and did the passenger airbag as well. :cool:
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    Re: Anyone here bought a new JL yet?

    Now we wait for the second hand and demo models, they probably going to be very scarce for a long long time.
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    Re: Anyone been through a recall replacement ?

    everything went smooth as silk, props to Jeep Midrand, for booking it in promptly, fixing and no charge. 8)

    got a free carwash, and I swear the jeep drives like new, steering etc much improved. 8)...
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    Re: Anyone been through a recall replacement ?

    I was just saying to my lady, I am most excited about a free car wash haha ;)
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    Re: Anyone here bought a new JL yet?

    I won't lie, I was and am tempted haha, but it is not in my price range, maybe I could trade mine, stretch the budget a bit, bigger deposit, but it just doesn't make sense, and my nerves cannot deal...
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    Re: Anyone been through a recall replacement ?

    much appreciated thank you, they did say its all covered, I was just concerned as they haven't seen my jeep yet, or asked if its modded in anyway.
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    Re: Anyone been through a recall replacement ?

    hey Bacon,

    The Gheko green 2 door, the one without the roof rack, there was another just like mine, but had a roof rack. was a great day and great crowd to drive with. :)
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    Anyone been through a recall replacement ?

    so after my last issue of problem solving the whine in my motor, after switching idler pulleys etc, we found it was the water pump, and replaced it, and touch wood, this has totally resolved the...
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    Re: 2008 2dr Rubicon strange noise

    when was the lift installed?

    I had a squeaking sound, which we found, was the isolators were missing from the one budget lift that was done. this was whenever I went over any bumps or while...
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    Wrangler 2dr Re: Soft Top roof

    I wish I had an answer for you, my rear window zip was torn (R 2500 repair), and I took it into a shop close by that specialized in soft tops and vintage cars, they messed it up totally with the new...
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    Re: Annoying intermittent whine

    ok after many 2nd and 3rd opinions, we isolated it to the water pump itself. having the idler pulleys also dodgy was confusing us no end as the noise was so close to each other.

    yesterday we...
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    Re: Second hand Jeep Wrangler

    it should have a service book, and like Jelo said the dealer will have all records of services and maintenance done by them on record.

    in my case, all services would have been recorded by jeep...
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    Re: Annoying intermittent whine

    I think we ruled the power steering out initially but will suggest we look again. thank you.

    I think Jelo maybe onto it though, as we now suspect it could be the oil pick up / oil pump now. I am...
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    Re: Annoying intermittent whine

    yes, once I have gotten her to make the noise, it stays there consistent, even in park, and with or without aircon on. until I switch off and allow her to cool and rest a bit, then it goes away until...
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    Re: Annoying intermittent whine

    on it right now to get it looked at and changed if it hasn't already been.
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    Re: Annoying intermittent whine

    she is on 66 000km now, it has never been changed that I am aware of, I bought her as a demo from jeep with only 2000km or so on the clock in mid-2013. all services under maintenance were done at...
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    Re: Annoying intermittent whine

    Thank you all for your feedback, and jelo always appreciate your no BS advice.

    Let me just clarify, to be fair to them, they didn't say that was a good option the engine rebuild.

    They think it...
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    Annoying intermittent whine

    I have this annoying intermittent whine coming from the motor (jeep wrangler JK 2013 Sahara 3.6), and to be honest this thread is probably me whining much the same. :-X

    before proceeding further...
  31. Re: To roof rack or not to roof rack - Jeep JK 2 Door

    This is still a very real option for me.

    I am just struggling to get solid info on brackets to fit the jerry cans on either side and the maxtracks or similar on the rear of the spare wheel. or...
  32. Re: To roof rack or not to roof rack - Jeep JK 2 Door

    wow thank you all so far for the feedback and advice, it's really valuable.

    in my 3.6L with the lift (2.5 inches and Falcon 2.1 shocks, sitting much higher though) and 35" tires / Rims and a 4.88...
  33. Re: To roof rack or not to roof rack - Jeep JK 2 Door

    Thank you so much HeinrichC and Mplester,

    yes, the wind noise was also a concern, and whether the extra fuel costs would just nullify the fact I am carrying spare fuel. I will ask about the wind...
  34. To roof rack or not to roof rack - Jeep JK 2 Door

    Jeep jk 2 door 2013

    Trying to decide if a roof rack is the most practical solution for me.

    I started the build by fixing everything wrong on the vehicle, or that was worn out or about to be...
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    Wrangler 2dr Re: 2013 Wrangler Sahara 3.6 Running costs

    I do agree, just, in this case, I suspect it was my bad off-road skills in 2013 and 2014 haha

    I only put on 35 " a week before taking her in for an annual service and diff service in Feb this...
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