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  1. Re: Replacing rear brake/taillight bulbs with LEDs - Don't try it

    A good few years ago, I had a Murano, and when I coupled my trailer up, the indicators wouldn't work.
    I replaced the trailer lights with LED and problem solved?
    Computer sensed too much draw and...
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    Re: Gwm p series 4x4 LT

    If you do decide to buy one, look at GWM Haval Edenvale, they throw in a 7 year unlimited km warranty!
    Good luck with your search/purchase!
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    Re: Strange Behaviour

    All sorted now thanks, took it to Multifuel in Krugersdorp, and for a very reasonable fee they sorted out everything!
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    Strange Behaviour

    As a carry on to my previous posts!
    In the past 6 months, I've had new injectors fitted(genuine Delphi), replaced main ECU relay with the correct one, and most recently had a recon turbo fitted....
  5. Thread: Elecktrickery

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    Elecktrickery

    Last year I had a problem with my car and the battery going flat every couple of days. After lots of advice and cures tried, I took it into a reputable Bosch Service centre in Roodepoort, and they...
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    Re: How many kilos on your car?

    Me: 09 Kyron, 153000km, on 3rd turbo??? otherwise a few electrical niggles, some self induced, and others done by " specialists?"
    Er Indoors: 08 Accent 102308 km, ABS failed, car sold! Now 05 Kia...
  7. Re: 0 - 100 in two seconds. New Tesla Roadster. Would you if you could.

    With Eishkoms track record, a Duracell AAA makes more power than they do!;D
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    After "what a weekend!"

    So while mommy was driving my snail, she managed to have the turbo blow on her, and boy o boy, did it blow! It came out in three pieces when they stripped it out!
    Totally beyond repair!
    My mechanic...
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    Re: The GWM POER, is on its way

    Methinks, the 4th letter in the name will soon be changed, if other GWM product reliability and build quality is anything to go by!;D
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    Re: Kyron M200 xdi Fuel injectors

    Got the Snail back yesterday after having the new injectors fitted! WOW! What a difference, pulls well from low down, revs cleanly, no stuttering at low revs and low speed, and the motor is quiet!...
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    Re: Kyron M200 xdi Fuel injectors

    Jelo, not to worry, I came up with the same number when I searched! The 665 number is for the 5 cylinder Euro 3 motor and the 664 number for the 4 cylinder Euro 3 motor.
    But I must say, I was bloody...
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    Re: Kyron M200 xdi Fuel injectors

    Update! After weeks of waiting for various obviously VERY busy local companies to come back to me, the absolute best price I could get was R16990 to have them reconditioned with new tips fitted....
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    Re: Multiple attacks on Hartbeespoort farms

    So is murdering US! Shoot to KILL, dead men don't lie in court!
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    Re: Any Interest/Offers?? 1957 Ford Squire

    Sent you a PM!
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    Kyron M200 xdi Fuel injectors

    Just been told I need to get new injectors for my snail. Any one got any ideas,or contacts? Korean Spares are useless!
    All help will be much appreciated
    Its the 4 cylinder 2.0 motor and as far as I...
  16. Re: NEW! Dash Cam with Artificial Intelligence / WiFi / 1600P / GPS logger / G-sensor

    Really good picture quality
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    Re: 3 Seater Gokart Build for the Kids

    Very nifty! That is one very chuffed young lady! Great job, just make sure you always have gas for it though!
  18. Thread: Car Hire

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    Re: Car Hire

    I'd actually forgotten about them! They used to be based down the bottom of town, cant remember the street, but it was Doornfontein?
    I'll give them a ring tomorrow morning.
  19. Thread: Car Hire

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    Re: Car Hire

    Funny coincidence, I used to do all their brake repairs when I was in JHB! Many years ago.
  20. Thread: Car Hire

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    Car Hire

    The Snail has to go in for some major surgery, so I need to hire a car for a few days.
    Any suggestions on cheap/reasonable places on the west rand?
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    Re: What are you smoking?

    Being lovers of smoked trout, we have ourselves the stove top one. Works very well.
    What does not however work so well is going in to a fishmonger and saying you would like a fish to smoke! The...
  22. Thread: Voltage drain

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    Re: Voltage drain

    ​​[QUOTE=Wetkit;4403682]So far all sounds normal.
    Fuel pump will try to maintain pressure in the system even if the ignition is off, same like an electric fan.

    To be honest, 0.5Amp at 12V is...
  23. Thread: My W116 280 SE

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    Re: My W116 280 SE

    Beautiful car! They are pretty bullet proof! Enjoy her!
  24. Thread: Bakkie prices

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    Re: Bakkie prices

    And to think that back in 94, I picked up my nice shiny new 280 Turbo DC Isuzu with diff loc and central locking, from the factory, complete with canopy, and I had to kiss serious corporate ass to...
  25. Thread: Voltage drain

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    Re: Voltage drain

    That's what I thought, and apparently it is only drawing when I reconnect, then it stops, and I'm left with the .5 amp draw???
  26. Thread: Voltage drain

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    Re: Voltage drain

    Adding to my previous post!
    Took the Snail to my diesel tech/auto electrician, and he put an ammeter on between the negative post and the earth strap.
    Started off with a 2.75amp reading, then...
  27. Thread: Voltage drain

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    Re: Voltage drain

    After much head scratching, and searching, fuse and relay pulling, I "Think" I may have got to the bottom of the problem???
    The other night at about 8ish, I went out to take the battery off charge,...
  28. Thread: Voltage drain

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    Re: Voltage drain

    As requested, positive terminal. ignore the thin red wire, that runs to the thermo switch.
    Have tried with all doors shut, bonnet switch in the off position, and with the alternator fuse removed,...
  29. Thread: Voltage drain

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    Re: Voltage drain

    I've owned the car for 7 years now! I doubt they will know?
  30. Thread: Voltage drain

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    Re: Voltage drain

    Dumb question/s: a) the car had stood since yesterday, so theoretically the PCM should have been asleep. How do I Bridge the bonnet switch? can I just unplug the wire from it? and if i remove the...
  31. Thread: Voltage drain

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    Voltage drain

    For the past while, my battery will go flat at the drop of a hat, sometimes it will be fine after a week, and sometimes it doesn't last two days.
    Besides my thermo fan, which only works when the car...
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    Re: Advice Request - Ford Courier / Ranger

    The problem with rebuilds is always how far do you go?
    I rebuilt my wife's TR 7 Sprint soft top in 2002, and in total, including the original price of the car, the bill came out at about R120k.
    I...
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    Re: Vandenplas Princess 4liter RR

    Beautiful cars, but in the condition you are talking about, Money Pits!
    Spares are easily available ex UK, but at our exchange rate?
    If you really hanker after a classic BRIT, look around, better...
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    Re: 4x4 Vehicle Tug of War

    I'm sorry, but tug of war contests between cars is a bit like having a dick measuring contest! And about as much sense!
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    Re: New S-Presso...........Nice!!!!

    Looks strangely similar to the baby Mahindra???
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