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    Re: 90 Prado KZ-TE AUTO! fuel consumption

    My 120 Prado KZTE run on average around 10l/100km. Came back via Bleomfontien and was a bit behind curfew dead line. Put the pedal down and fuel consumption went up to about 11l/100km. This was with...
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    Fortuner Re: Fortuner battery replacement

    Have Willard in my Prado for 5 years now still going strong. My Mazda had Willard from day one 2003 3 rd battery is 2 years old so do the maths. Nuff said.
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    Re: White deposit on negative terminal?

    The problem you is exactly what I had at client. The onboard charger was not charging enough to keep bigger battery up to spec. Built a charger that put at least 5 amps back every time power went...
  4. Re: Brake Pad Replacement - can i do it myself ?

    if you unsure checkout a couple of YouTube videos. Bet you someone has been there and made a video. Not rocket science at all.
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    Re: Prado 120 - living with and little fixes

    If you check out YouTube there are videos for renewing cleaning headlights lenses then fit the plastic protectors over them. Not the worst case but will help.
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    Re: Prado 120 - living with and little fixes

    I got a nudge bar from a fellow forum member. Will be making brackets to fit on my 120 and putting brackets on for spotlights. Will add wing brackets to fit through bumper grill to make it stable....
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    Re: All wheel drive vehicle - tyre rotation

    The above might be true to keep your spare from aging differently. I have a Mazda 2003 tdi. Replace 1st set of tyres at 125k due to wear and no rotation. At 220k I had to change front tyres due...
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    Re: All wheel drive vehicle - tyre rotation

    I did a wheel balance and alignment on my Prado 120 prior going down to George on a trip. Did this to keep peace of mind and to save any excess wear due to any mis alignment. Rotation of ytres is no...
  9. Discovery 4 Re: Alternative to Dealerships: brake pad replacement

    Yup stealers are rediculous. Audi want in the region of 4,500 for doing brakes on Swambos Audi A3. Drove another 6 moths on same pads before sensors piped up. Took them out and got exact replacements...
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    Re: White deposit on negative terminal?

    If the terminal is dry, sometimes corrosion builds up . Clean terminals with bicarb as stated in the thread earlier. Apply grease or Q20 and make sure the lug is also clean cut off and crimp new lug...
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    Re: Chimney draught solution

    We have a jetmaster and they have a slanted roof over it on a vertical swivel. So wind turns it so it always faces away thus working basically as an extractor unit. Something like this should solve...
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    Re: Fridge freezer repairs

    No sure but I think National Luna in Plantation road Eastleigh might be able to help. Other wise try snowmaster in service road next to airport highway near Edenvale. Most likely your best bet.
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    Re: Compound to fill gaps

    If you put a piece of tape on the door seal where the gap is. Use oil are vaseline on it and then squeeze some silicon into gap allow it set then open door a remove tape. You should then have a joint...
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    Re: Travel during level 4

    Flew back down to George. Was sent an SMS that you need a permit or affidavit to allow travel. When I got to OR Tambo there was no checks in place and the amount of people travelling cant say that...
  15. Thread: Tyre Milage

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    Re: Tyre Milage

    I've got Goodyear Wranglers on my Mazda Drifter 2003 model 2.5 tdi. I'm running my second set on back wheels and 240k on the clock and they are still going strong the front wore out at the 100k on...
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    Re: Accident Damaged Legend 50

    Pity we dont have guys like Arthur Tussik here to fix cars. Just watch a couple of he's really bad repairs. This man finishes a vehicle better than new. He would straighten this thing in 2 ticks....
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    Re: Cam buckles - where to buy

    There is a company in Sebenza called Hinge Master just google them and they look like they have light duty ones in their product list. They have a to z for trailers and the likes. Hope you come...
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    Re: battery distance to inverter issue

    Hi if you want I have brand new 35mm sq. Permoweld cable I'm selling at R20/ metre. I have bought 16mm sq. Cable fir daul battery install and cost almost double this. Anybody for it is welcome. PM me...
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    Re: Electricians: connecting generator to house

    I've installed solar system for a client at office, runs whole business of it. It has an auto change over system when it has to fall back onto grid power again. At his house he has solar and...
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    Re: Prado 150 low fuel light on

    Hi I know vehicles have cover plates under rear seats. If yours fmdiesnt have then. Best bet is to see if someone has post similar problems on YouTube. Did this when seals went and CV boots. Always...
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    Re: Prado 150 low fuel light on

    You have to flip rear seat and see if you have access plate in the floor there to dis connect and if possible take sender unit/pickup out. See if float level change does anything to guage. If that...
  22. Thread: A4 r8 help

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    Re: A4 r8 help

    Stephan van Tonder 0615016017 hes the guy you looking for.
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    Re: Prado 150 low fuel light on

    Your best bet is to drive till both tanks are empty (drive with 5l in Jerry can) and once it runs out you only have 5 litres or less when you get home. Drop your tanks and check fuel sender units. At...
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    Re: 5 year tyre life?

    My 2003 Mazda 2.5 is still Jon second set of tyres on rear of vehicle. Now 240k on clock and tyres are still a way to go to twi marks. No adverse handling or road grip.
    On another note my soon...
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    Re: Jurgens Xcape- Wheel bearings

    Yup I had the left front wheel bearing go on my Nissan Safari. Roller cage was nothing but 2 rings left. Outer bearing cone almost siezed solid on axle. Eventually coaxed it of and water paper did...
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    Re: Jurgens Xcape- Wheel bearings

    Yup I had the left front wheel bearing go on my Nissan Safari. Roller cage was nothing but 2 rings left. Inner bearing cone almost siezed solid on axle. Eventually coaxed it of and water paper did...
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    Re: Howling Moon trailer tent base repair

    Marine ply or shutter board cut to size and use 50 50 turps and marine varnish. Apply about 3 4 coats and replace. Put proper support under it and you should go to go again.
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    Grand Cherokee Re: Battery/electronics advice 2014 GC

    If you have half a brain then you can do this. Have Fluke and Major Tech meter. Have used them for tracing battery drains on vehicles and other systems. That is why I posted this. I try and help...
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    Re: Treg 2007 Left tail inner light cluster

    I'm flying down on Monday so if you find a part here in GP I bring it down for you. Pm me if you need.
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    Defender Re: Puma: sticky 2nd gear

    Hi all I have had 2 gearbox replacements done and indies have recommended to use a 50 50 mix if gear oil (SEA90) ATF fluid. This helps with cold conditions as well as in depth lubrication. Have done...
  31. Re: Who would YOU recommend to install my Dual Battery system ?????

    Have done a couple of dual battery installs in cruisers and also other vehicles for customers. Had no problems with installations. Just one Unipower unit that was a problem child. Wanted to do my...
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    Defender Re: Rear Diff leak, how bad

    Just be careful I had this on a Landcruiser diff. It has a collapse spacer inside that has to be torqued to allow exact amount of play between pinion and crown gear. If you tighten up too much then...
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    Grand Cherokee Re: Battery/electronics advice 2014 GC

    If you have Multimeter, set it to amps and connect between battery neg and neg terminal, you should get minimal current drar (10- 50mA) should be about right. If anything higher you have something...
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    Re: Jurgens Xcape- Wheel bearings

    12000 km is not that much. If you wash them out and there is no pitting in seats or rollers you can regrease and refit. I hhave done this numerous times on caravan, boat and other trailers. If you...
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    Re: Prado 120 break down & odo trip issue

    I disconnected battery a couple of times and everytime takes a while before auto open close works on windows. This sounds like something is amiss at ignition switch. If some work has been done...
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