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    First year of registration

    In what year would we first have seen numberplates starting with CX ?? ?? GP (two letters, two numbers, two letters format) in Gauteng? Need this info for the AA rates calculator for the girlfriend's...
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    Re: Homebuilt overlander

    Absolutely brilliant. Well done, that van looks great. Respect.
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    Re: 1999 KB280 Immobilizer

    Ah. thanks for that, I'll be sure to ask for that when the time comes to fit the Autowatch to the Frontier.
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    Re: 1999 KB280 Immobilizer

    Yes, it does, but with the Autowatch system, as it was explained to me, you get a remote with only a single button, so you will lose the ability to only unlock the driver's door. You will unlock all...
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    Re: 1999 KB280 Immobilizer

    I have had a few struggles with my last remote as well. I have got it working now, but eventually I'll have to get it replaced with an aftermarket system. The Autowach system that is fitted by...
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    Re: Frontier remote busy dying

    Thanks for the replies so far. It is the internals that are busy giving issues. The remote will sometimes respond to the buttons being pressed, sometimes not. I changed the batteries, problem...
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    Frontier remote busy dying

    Hi all. The last working remote that I have for my Frontier is busy losing the will to live, something that a simple battery swap does not fix. It seems as if the only solution left for me is to have...
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    Re: Isuzu 250 diesel help required

    Did this start before or after changing the filter? I had the same on a forklift once after I changed the diesel filter. It would start but die almost immediately. Turns out that the old filter's...
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    R364 Clanwilliam to Calvinia

    Hello all

    What is the status of this road, see the marked route below? Is it tar or gravel, and what is the condition of the road?

    Any information will be appreciated.

    Thanks
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    MediaRelease: Re: Mascom - expiry for SIM card?

    Cell C is one of the local cellphone networks here in South Africa.
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    MediaRelease: Re: Mascom - expiry for SIM card?

    I recently had a SIM card cancelled by Cell C because the phone it was in was not used for three months. They told me even sending an SMS sometime during these three months would have been enough to...
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    Re: 2.2 Everest harsh engine sound when cold

    It sounds like it could almost have the same kind of system that the Isuzu KB 280 has. When the coolant temperature is above a certain level, I think something like 6 degrees Celsius, this will not...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: How tight to make a serpentine belt?

    With serpentine belts and cambelts I was taught the 90 degree rule, you should be able to just turn it 90 degrees over the longest stretch. And with a cambelt it is better if it is very slightly too...
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    Re: Cheers Trailblazer, Hello MUX

    Oops, sorry, did not see that you had already answered the question before I posted. I had started typing the question and then left the PC for a while to attend to some other tasks before completing...
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    Re: Cheers Trailblazer, Hello MUX

    Sorry if this is a stupid question, but NVH=?
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    Re: Cheers Trailblazer, Hello MUX

    There you go:

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    Re: Cheers Trailblazer, Hello MUX

    Great song.

    Here is an amusing Top Gear clip with the results of viewer poll for the best driving song of all time. Queen won this round:

    -APD7fkwfWw
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    Re: Northern Diesel Silverton

    Hi Tweeling

    What did they do with your Isuzu? I assume pump and injectors? I need to take my Frontier in for checking of injectors and pump as well, it tends to smoke quite heavily when cold. Did...
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    Re: Ranger Smoking at Start

    White smoke can happen as a result of an improper injection spray pattern, where diesel is injected into the combustion in a stream instead of a very fine mist. The white smoke you see is actually...
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    Re: Sliding table for outside of my van

    Stranger, thanks for that good laugh, you just made my morning ;D
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    Re: Höerskool - die groot keuse.

    Yes, it does stop at Pretoria station, but there's no need to change trains. The only difference is that end of the train that was the rear going to Pretoria now becomes the front of the train going...
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    Re: Triton fuel tank

    Maybe try these guys, they do fuel tank repairs. Never used them myself, so can't say if the are good or not, I just happen to know of them:

    http://pretoriaradiators.co.za/services/services.asp
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    Re: Time for a new battery

    Thanks for the replies, everybody. Ended up getting a SABAT from Autozone. At the time I posted this thread, I hoped that I could still get a few day's worth of use from the battery, but after having...
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    Time for a new battery

    The time has now come for a new battery for my Frontier KB280. I know the size can be either 650 or 657, of which I believe that the 250 is the slightly stronger one in terms on Amp hours, but please...
  25. Re: Isuzu Frontier Tailgate Gaslifts Specs

    Thanks Bart. Who did you get all your quotes from? In other words, which companies can I approach for a replacement should the same ever happen to mine?
  26. Re: Isuzu Frontier Tailgate Gaslifts Specs

    Hello Bart

    This is an answer that I copied from another thread that asked something similar as well some time ago, edited slightly:

    I got mine from Autozone. They are very slightly shorter than...
  27. Re: Hilux towing caravan accident R512 lanssria 10/03

    And if the Amarok driver drove with due diligence and care, instead of making bad judgements and poor decisions, then this accident would not have happened.

    As for his family members that are...
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    Re: AMAROK Ignition

    Does the engine swing over but does not start until the second try, or will the starter not react on the first try but will react on the second try?
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    Re: A few Frontier questions

    No, the Frontier has no electronics that can detect whether the seat belt is being worn or not.

    I have the Monroe Gas Magnums on my Frontier, fitted about 9 years ago at Speedy. Just be warned,...
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    Re: Oil filters

    Interesting video, but how do we know he did not unwittingly land up with a FRAM knockoff filter from China or some place. It is well known that some of these pirate part makers copy the big brand...
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    Re: Tyres and fuel consumption

    I can only speak from my own experience here, but when I fitted new Dueler D694 tyres to my Frontier in 2010, I saw the fuel consumption jump up quite a bit from when I had the older worn tyres on....
  32. Poll: Re: Time for new tyres - what would you choose?

    Hello Blackie

    No reason, the tyres in the poll were just the ones offered to me by the places closest to me, but there is now a twist in the tale. I submitted my details on Minty's website for a...
  33. Poll: Re: Time for new tyres - what would you choose?

    Thanks Fatcat. I was under the impression that the Scorpions would be horribly expensive, being Pirelli and all, so did not even bother to get quotes on them. Looks like I may have to rethink my...
  34. Poll: Re: Time for new tyres - what would you choose?

    Hmmm, okay, not really sure how the model and rim size would have an effect on what brand of tyre you would prefer, but for those that want to know, it is for my Isuzu Frontier 4x4 KB280, size...
  35. Poll: Time for new tyres - what would you choose?

    So, after 9 years of very good use from a set of Bridgestone Duelers D694 All Terrains, the time has now come to use my tax refund for some new boots. I got the following quotes from tyre places in...
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