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    Re: Ford Everest 2.0 Bi-Turbo Issues

    Thanks Tom!
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    Ford Everest 2.0 Bi-Turbo Issues

    Gents,

    I need your assistance before plunging head-first into this.

    Finally, due to COVID we can go ahead and purchase SWAMBO's new set of wheels. She has her heart set on the Everest 2.0...
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    Re: Conqueror Commander

    Thanks Rooikop!!
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    Re: Conqueror Commander

    Hi SP1971 / Wildkyker,

    Thanks for the response guys. Optioning the tent/awning in my opinion is a given, so we'll definitely be ticking that box when we get there.

    SP1971 - Still lost at sea....
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    Re: Conqueror Commander

    Slightly off topic...

    Which tent / awning is standard on the UEV-25? Is it something one can specify when ordering your wagon...or is it changed once in your possession?

    Thanks.
  6. Re: Tyres, Mags and Rims: Trade, Buying, Selling, Swap, Give-away or whatever ....

    I have the following....and SWAMBO has threatened my life if I buy any more tyres...

    5 x Bridgestone Duelers HP - 255/50/20 - done 20km (original tyres of my VW Amarok Extreme)
    4 x Lenso...
  7. Re: Anyone with Everest that had Prado 120 Vs before?

    I found that it had a keener response to throttle input. I left the 'box to it's own devices and I can't remember anything other than it did what it was supposed too...change gears.

    How that...
  8. Re: Anyone with Everest that had Prado 120 Vs before?

    Absolute awesome advice from Rmat1985.

    Beginning of Feb, just before leaving for work, we test drove the new Everest 2.0 Bi-turbo (SWAMBO says she needs one). No towing involved but I can concur...
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    Re: How much did you pay for Tyres today ?

    Actually a really good price.

    I paid just short of R25K for 5 Cooper AT3/4s at Parklands TWT November last year.
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    Re: Engel's 30L drawer fridge

    If running a 125L/55L upright 12V fridge/freezer in your caravan...would it be heavy draw on your batteries?

    .....and lets say an additional Dometic 65.....how would that negatively affect...
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    Re: Caravan of the year 2019

    Hi GertMan,

    I'm pretty sure you and SWAMBO will enjoy every minute spent in that caravan. Many happy and safe travels to you both.

    With regards to the ugly nose etc.....aesthetics I suppose is...
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    Re: Caravan of the year 2019

    Bruce,

    I apologize for the incorrect choice of words. I assumed...incorrectly, that everyone would understand the comment....although I'm sure you did, but you feel like "biting" my ass a bit.::)...
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    Re: Caravan of the year 2019

    SWAMBO and myself have been looking at off-road caravans this past week or so. As I'm stuck offshore, with no idea when I'll be back home, this kind of keeps our mind off the bigger issues we all...
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    Re: Bilstein B6 Shocks

    Erwin,Your response is absolutely appreciated. That's exactly what I needed to/ wanted to know.I don't want any lift as I mostly drive alone, or with SWABO and little SWAMBO. I also seldom carry...
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    Re: Bilstein B6 Shocks

    Hi Erwin,

    When you say better - do you find it firmer or softer than the standard shocks?

    I have an Amarok as well and this is also in the pipeline. Thank you so much.

    To the other...
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    Re: Everest - 3.2 or 2.2BiT

    I had a manual 3.2 XLT 6-spd.....could out drive the auto 6-spd up any hill. Replaced that with the Wildtrak 6-spd auto.....though I absolutely loved the bakkie, the gearbox needed to be shot. It...
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    Bilstein B6 Shocks

    Hi,

    This subject has been discussed numerous of times, but I have not found a direct answer to a question I have
    Please...before ya'll crucify me...bear with me for a wee bit.;D

    SWAMBO has...
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    Re: Amarok V6 options

    Johan,You may be right with regards the seats. I've never tried the other seats. As for the measuring - I did it with my Wildtrak, I measured my seat set for myself.....from the back rest of the rear...
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    Re: Amarok V6 options

    Space at the rear is smaller by 7cm to the Ranger....for my 5'10 length....me sat behind myself.So this would differ depending on your personal needs - I have a 5 yr old in a car seat...and she's...
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    Re: Amarok V6 options

    I came from two Rangers. Last one, my Wildtrak I had from new for only 9 months.....then I went over to the enemy.I initially missed a few things from my Wildtrak….rear space being one of...
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    Re: Amarok V6 purchase

    Agreed Johan. My Extreme V6 has had the squeak since I took delivery. I have endured it for 12 000km since new now. I haven't taken it back to the dealers as yet....I should, I know.
    Problem...
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    Sticky: Re: Tyres that work on the Amarok

    A few weeks ago I fitted Cooper AT3/4S 265/50/20 to my Extreme V6.

    I replaced the Bridgestones when I took delivery with Michelin PS 4S SUV 255/55/20 but that is a highway tyre. Absolutely awesome...
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    Re: Wrap vs respray

    Absolutely agreed.

    Slightly off topic but related....

    I have always wrapped all my vehicles (full clear wrap) in VPS but a full wrap on my Wildtrak was R23.5K....a lot of money to essentially...
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    Re: Going from 255 to 265

    Depends on the vehilce in question.....

    Other than that - nothing in my opinion. I've just done it with my Amarok. I changed the standard Bridgestones 255/50/20 for Michelin PS4 SUV tyres...
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    Re: Sport or drive when towing

    Thanks fella's. Your comments are appreciated.No I haven't read the manual....I'll give it a go when I'm back home.
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    Sport or drive when towing

    Hi

    I have never pulled a caravan with my Amarok V6 before. Coming from a Wildtrak where the best option was towing in sport mode.

    Do I need to do likewise in Amarok, or just leave the gearbox...
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    Re: Also now part of the Wolfpack. V6 Amarok.

    It's a dog to keep clean but I have no issue with that.
    As for scratches and the likes - I wrap all my vehicles in VPS...a full wrap. It's expensive (R22K) and was done on my Extreme a week ago,...
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    Re: Also now part of the Wolfpack. V6 Amarok.

    Thanks. I'll pop around to TWT....appreciate the heads-up!

    The Cooper LTZ comes from my Wildtrak. As I bought the bakkie new November last year and fitted those Cooper's I thought I could use them...
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    Re: Also now part of the Wolfpack. V6 Amarok.

    Pierre,

    With regards to fitment of those huge tyres, did he mention if the suspension was standard or lifted?

    I only fitted the Michelins with a higher profile 55, as I think the 50 profile is...
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    Re: Also now part of the Wolfpack. V6 Amarok.

    Huge congrats on your Amarok's fella's. Absolutely awesome vehicles.

    I have also just joined. Having had Ford Rangers of various guises over the years I took delivery of my Extreme V6 end of...
  31. Thread: New Ranger

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    Ford & Mazda Re: New Ranger

    First off...a fantastic choice of vehicle!

    A month ago I traded my 2018 (Nov) 3.2 Wildtrak 4x2 auto on a VW Amarok Extreme 4-Motion. I'm still not sure I did the right thing. Amarok has power the...
  32. Re: MICHELIN LATITUDE SPORT 3 vs MICHELIN PILOT SPORT 4 SUV

    I just replaced the Bridgestone's 255/50/20 on my Amarok Extreme....they crap....with the 255/55/20 Michelin PS4 S. I only got to drive them for a few days before setting out to work....but they felt...
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    Sticky: Re: Tyres that work on the Amarok

    Hi Guy's,

    After owning two Ford Ranger's, the last being a Wildtrak which I took delivery of Nov 2018, I finally got an Amarok Extreme V6. What a vehicle.

    I ran 275/55/20 Cooper LTZ on the...
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    Re: N. Cape flower season

    As soon as I'm back in SA the family and I are headed up the N7 to Springbok....in the hope we'll see some flowers.
    If not....we enjoy our road trips so that alone will be awesome for us.

    On the...
  35. Ranger PX2 - Nomad Auto 'box Heavy Duty Valve Body / Torq Conv Lock-Up Control

    Hi Gents,

    I have a question for the auto gearbox specialists please.....

    I stumbled upon a gearbox business in Oz making great claims wrt changing of the auto 'box valve body, as well as the...
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