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    Re: Land Cruiser 300 - 3.3L V6 diesel

    looks a lot like a new fortuner from the IMO

    I love the kit that comes standard, the second video show all the goodies in the boot drawer system.
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    Re: Land Cruiser 300 - 3.3L V6 diesel

    There seems to be one better from Toyota/lexus as the ultimate over lander

    The Lexus LX 201 unfortunately just a concept.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nmPXgBory4
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    Re: Most "Comfortable" family road vehicle?

    I can’t really comment on the reliability of newer French cars like Peugeot or Citroen, although I remember some models share engines with other makes.
    Modern Renaults share most stuff with Nissan
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    Re: Most "Comfortable" family road vehicle?

    I know you said no french in the OP,

    But, if you want to experience the most comfortable ride / seats - Citroen and Peugeot are the gold standard. There after volvo.

    also the suv's with air...
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    Re: Which diesel is best ?

    Best consumption i ever get is on Sasol 10ppm
  6. Thread: New Pathfinder

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    Re: New Pathfinder

    The second row is whats referred to as captain seats in the US. Quite popular in full sized SUV's over there.
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    Re: Questionable engine designs

    There is a degree of planned obsolescence designed into engines and cars these days. And it really dictated by the majority of the market which trend is to trade in after 4 to 5 years.

    This guy...
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    Re: The VW Bus that never made it to market

    theres quite a few second hand ones available in europe

    https://www.theparking.eu/used-cars/volkswagen-golf-country.html
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    Re: The VW Bus that never made it to market

    Thats one cool off road ice cream van.

    They also experimented with a off road golf in the 1990's caled the VW Golf country syncro 4X4

    https://coolmaterial.com/rides/vw-golf-country-syncro/
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    Re: Nissan dealers' outrageous service costs!!

    So I ordered a service kit for my Pathfinder 2.5 which comes to R1040. For the same parts Nissan DTM Helderberg charged me about R2650 ex vat last year when they did a service.

    For the oil, which...
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    Re: My FJ buying experience

    What i think happened here is the uninterested toyota sales people saw you get out of the Cherokee Renegade and knew a deal would be a non starter based on what you would want to trade in.

    a few...
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    Re: Why is the new Triton not more popular?

    Profiling by the sales person might play a role in whether they are keen to approach you on the floor. Not profiling you as a person but profiling based on the car you got out off.

    I read a post...
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    Re: Why is the new Triton not more popular?

    sure, but does he let you test drive the meat on each occasion ? buying a car and weekly meat is different



    Its good to hear about the BMW dealership and those service levels, but for more...
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    Re: Why is the new Triton not more popular?

    The world and sales is changing, although in SA we are Lagging.

    A new vehicle purchase is probably the second most expensive purchase your average Joe commits to after a house.

    Yet, we still...
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    Re: My FJ buying experience

    End of May, but did he say which year in the whats up ?
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    Re: 3.O Everest start up issue...Help!

    since you mention the problem occurs in the cold- could be faulty glow plugs or another sensor of some kind
  17. Thread: E-toll outcome

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    Re: E-toll outcome

    Seems like the ruling party is divided on the matter.
  18. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    Stephan Van Tonder

    he is in Benoni AH

    check out panic's place garage on facebook

    https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=panic%27s%20place%20garage
  19. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    Agents should be ashamed.

    there is a manual on there system on how to do it with the mm limitation of the adjustment . That adjuster can me reached through a hole with a small screwdriver

    pg 50...
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    Re: Corolla Cross to be built in SA

    I foresee a drop in RAV4 sales when this comes out
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    Re: Mangaung Lockdown

    Enca was reporting this morning on the ground from Mangaung live on its 7am news broadcast

    some official read a statement about imminent suspension of the city manager.

    yesterday afternoon is...
  22. Re: mozambique-terrorists-attack-island-off-palma-coast

    This article from RW johnson explains a lot

    https://www.politicsweb.co.za/opinion/a-mozambican-mystery-story
  23. Thread: Fuel Range

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    Re: Fuel Range

    If you have driven around town, filled up then checked range on mfd it will calculate based on that town driving consumption.

    if you then get on a highway and cruise at a constant speed check your...
  24. Re: FS : 1982 Merc 200 W123, 1 Owner LOW LOW Miles!!!

    The station wagon or TE asks double

    https://www.autotrader.co.za/car-for-sale/mercedes-benz/e-class/e230/25882913
  25. Re: mozambique-terrorists-attack-island-off-palma-coast

    Last I read Total has declared or invoked the Force majure clause of there contract.
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    Re: Cost of owning a 4x4 that cost less than R40K

    My IO cost R 800 for its annual service of oil and filters- although its only done 3000km total km is 264K

    also replaced front sway bar links and sway bar bushes- in the last 12 months which cost...
  27. Re: FS : 1982 Merc 200 W123, 1 Owner LOW LOW Miles!!!

    gumtree has similar vehicles at similar price, this one is in western cape

    https://www.gumtree.co.za/a-classic-vintage-cars/city-centre/1982-mercedes+benz-200-w123/1009244280220910008058309
  28. Re: Land Riover Discovery 4 - looking for feedback from current or past owners

    A Disco 4 with a VW V6 TDI engine and air suspension - that would be the winner
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    Re: Planes take strange routes ?

    A few years ago when Qatar and Saudi were at odds, Saudi closed its airspace to Qatar airways.

    They had to fly around the Arabian peninsula to get to there destinations.

    I always thought that...
  30. Poll: Re: What do you feel more comfortable with, newer car, or an easier to fix car?

    Newer car by far, Old easy to fix ? sure if parts are available. Older spares are never on hand and it take two weeks to get.

    even replacing a tyre of the same make and size is an issue these days...
  31. Re: FS : 1982 Merc 200 W123, 1 Owner LOW LOW Miles!!!

    Beautiful. Future classic for sure. The station wagon versions TE go for crazy money overseas- highly collectable
  32. Re: Spur bosses to go on countrywide tour to address boycott

    Final outcome for the boss is quite sad. He retired in December 2020, Took a gun to his head yesterday.
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    Re: What's your Biggest pet peeve?

    Teenagers reactions to when the wifi speed dips for 10 seconds or they in a dead spot.

    Teenagers: " urgha ! the wifi's gone done, the wifi is crap! "

    Dad: " what ?"

    Teenagers: (...
  34. Re: Touareg - dash lights up but engine doesn't swing

    Eish, i can emphasize. My first T1 had similar issues- would not start in the most inconvenient space, once I blocked the Kosi bay border post SA side after switching off to check boot, did not...
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    Re: What 4x4 Suv to get Budget R400 to R420k

    There are threads on the fourm that speak to how a late member called Bartho demonstrated how well an X5 could handle dunes.
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