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    Re: Matroosberg 11/12 July

    The traffic department is also eyeing the weather.

    Prepare to have the picnic in Wolseley[emoji485]🥐🧈🥚🥒[emoji488][emoji490]🥟
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    Re: Automatic gearbox specialists - West Rand

    Rookie & Staalwol many thanks for your recommendations.
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    Automatic gearbox specialists - West Rand

    Any recommendations for a specialist in the greater Johannesburg or Pretoria area?
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    Re: Automatic gearbox specialists - West Rand

    Thanks Vulcan

    Parow is a bit far from the West-Rand.

    The oil is a 3309 code which is ATF with additional additives to prevent foaming and slipping. Looks red like your typical ATF
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    Re: Automatic gearbox specialists - West Rand

    How do I determine physically if the car has a Geartronic or a PowerShift gearbox?
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    Re: Automatic gearbox specialists - West Rand

    The vehicle is correctly stated as an XC60 and according the VIN was built with a MPS6 gearbox.
    This is a unit similar to the Ford Powershift gearbox. Volvo built a wet clutch version.
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    Re: Automatic gearbox specialists - West Rand

    Kix thank you for this advice. I will look at this
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    Automatic gearbox specialists - West Rand

    I have a 2005 Volvo XC 60 for which I require the second opinion from a reputable specialist.
    The car drives perfectly with no shift problems, no slipping, no engagement issues.

    Yet I was told...
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    Re: New S-Presso...........Nice!!!!

    https://www.autotrader.co.za/cars/news-and-advice/automotive-news/suzuki-s-presso-vs-hyundai-atos-vs-mahindra-kuv100-which-one-gives-the-best-value-for-money/7001

    Looks very much like brand...
  10. Re: Ford Ranger trumps Hilux in used bakkies - May 2020

    There is a 6% difference in price as per picture. What was the price difference at time of purchase? Toyota perhaps 6+% higher??
  11. Thread: Bakkie prices

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    Re: Bakkie prices

    I find the Australian reviews and acceptance of Chinese vehicles very interesting. Any vehicle will last as long based on how well you look after them.

    I have seen various Indian and Chinese...
  12. Thread: Bakkie prices

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    Re: Bakkie prices

    A few years ago some three pointed star brand entered the market.

    Prices were insane with mediocre performance. I said then that over time the competition will lift their prices so that a R700k...
  13. Re: A180 Auto-Box - Recommended repairers Cape Town

    Triangle Transmissions in Bellville/Parow
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    Re: How many kilos on your car?

    I am also one of those that only purchase a replacement if there really is a need for it and the economics make sense

    2010 Everest 3.0 on 178 000
    2016 Focus RS on 33 000
    2005 Honda Goldwing on...
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    RangeRover Re: Exhaust smells of sulphur/rotten eggs

    Quick run up Helshoogte pass using 2nd & 3rd gear only.
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    Re: Service overdue by time not kms question

    Ford usually has a warning for the first incident, and warranty cancellation by the third incident.

    My car, a Ford Focus, would have less than 40k km on come year 4 in September. Ford agent has...
  17. Ford & Mazda Re: 2008 Ford Ranger 3l TDCI Not starting after head was done.

    Start by reading the fault codes with a OBD scanner.
    I am no mechanic not very knowledgeable about engines.
    Mine also did not want to start and gave a “crankshaft sensor error”. The computer...
  18. Re: Ford SYNC 2 & 3 Wireless smartphone mirroring kit

    For R10000,00 (€499,00) I will happily look at the phone mounted on a R150 holder on the windscreen
  19. Thread: Home DIY

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    Re: Home DIY

    I usually add an equal portion of Cretestone for a stronger bonding mixture
  20. Thread: Howzit!

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    Re: Howzit!

    Welcome Shaun.

    Great place to hang around and a truly welcoming and very knowledgeable group.

    Ask and your questions will be answered and often you get a lot more.

    Enjoy your ride
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    Re: Ford Ranger build quality

    The thread name gives an incorrect impression about Ford build quality.

    The OP should consider changing the topic to a more generalized version as from the respondents, it is not an isolated Ford...
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    Re: Rear parking sensors

    I have installed both the aftermarket camera and sensors. My vehicle has a door mounted spare wheel and having the sensors allow me to come much closer to whatever is behind me.
    The screen does have...
  23. Re: Road Condition - Kimberley-Klerksdorp-Hartebeespoortdam

    I did the journey between Kimberley & Klerksdorp in October 2019 on my motorcycle.
    The N12 is really in good condition. The town of Wolmaranstad was the only bad section. In the town itself.

    This...
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    Re: Does a Kuga count as a 4x4??

    This is a Kia Bongo 4x4. It is quite spacious inside. Has anyone had some exposure to its off road capabilities?553323
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    Re: Does a Kuga count as a 4x4??

    Julle kêrels kyk julle vas on definisies. Die video van AWD vs 4x4 is n puik samevatting.

    As jy wil weet wat jou Kuga kan doen, vra die manne wat Citi Golfs gehuur het en die Namib loop invaar...
  26. Re: Universal fuel pump fitting - where to find?

    There is a place that specialises in aftermarket fuel pumps and turbos in Killarney Industrial area in Cape Town.
    I cannot recall the name now
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    Re: Dooms Day-what if the GRID fails?

    I would look at my immediate needs as I am currently living:
    Money - leading up to such a failure hard currency like gold and silver have much more bargaining power than notes
    Fuel - you need to...
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    Re: What did you see on the road today?

    When you shrink a Hummer H2
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    Re: 4x4 minibus type campervan options

    Many moons ago Mitsubishi brought out the Spacewagon which is known as the Delica abroad. Did the 4x4 version have the monocoque set up or a ladder frame underneath? The version built on the L300...
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    Re: Offroading - Protective Clothing!!!!!

    I fully agree with you. Safety is not negotiable!!

    As a responsible parent and participant, YOU should have taken it up with the organizers there and then.
    Secondly motor sport is regulated and...
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    Re: Auto Electrician needed Paarl

    Dico . Next to Malan Dairies
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    Re: Anybody know this WJ ?

    Look at www.rockauto.com
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    Re: Tata part need

    Try Masterparts/Goldwagen/Tata
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    Re: Ford Ranger 3.o0Tdci Injectors

    I have been stranded by my 3.0 TDCI Everest which began with increasingly difficult starts.

    I took it to Dup Diesel and it showed a crank sensor fault code. New crank and cam sensors later and...
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    Re: Look what I found

    Probably precision done with a robot!! Hopefully their doors stays on during a trip. The latter my biggest headache with mine
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