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    Re: Defender Air Filter hose

    If I am not mistaken those Defender snorkels do not come with a pipe as they just fit onto the existing air intake opening.
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    Re: 35mm camera with Lenses Wanted

    Jaco op watter kamera pas die Sigma lense?
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    Re: 35mm camera with Lenses Wanted

    If you have a Kodak shop in your area you can take the film to them, they send it away.

    They develop it but then they scan the film and give to you digitally on a CD.

    I was going through some...
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    35mm camera with Lenses Wanted

    I miss the old days when we used film cameras.

    I am looking to buy a 35mm camera again.

    If anybody have their old equipment laying around please let me know what you have. Prefer to get a set...
  5. Converting Points to Electronic Ignition

    I fitted a MrCarMan electronic ignition module to a 4y this week.

    The 4y did have a bit of a hesitation when you pull away, almost like a flat spot. After installing the McCarman the flat spot...
  6. Position available at 4x4Direct Boksburg

    We are looking for a young person who can start a career at 4x4 Direct Boksburg.

    This is an entry level post and he/she will start at the bottom.
    He/she will begin with the small basic stuff like...
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    Re: Prado 95 lower ball joint failure

    Let a fitment centre or tyre shop lift it on a 2 post lift. Use a crow bar and try move the lower control arm up and down in the area of the ball joint. If you see ANY play on the ball joints,...
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    Re: 2020 Jimny Shocks

    As expected.
    Took it to Suzuki today , they phoned and said nothing wrong I can collect. I asked the mechanic if he loosened the shocks and felt how stiff they are or if it had any play, he said no...
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    Re: 2020 Jimny Shocks

    Last week we chatted to 3 clients with new Jimnies and all experience the same.

    So dealers will either tell me it is normal and nothing wrong or they will replace it with the same shocks.

    But...
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    2020 Jimny Shocks

    My daughter bought a new Jimny.
    Has 241 km on the clock.

    First thing is the rear is already hanging to the right, 5mm lower on the right than the left.

    Other thing is I am not impressed with...
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    Re: Treg Owners

    I need to replace the shocks on my car, now on 195,000 km.

    Does anybody know what is the big difference between the shocks for steel suspension V6 TDi and steel Suspension V8 TDi ?

    Many places...
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    Re: Treg Travel Pics

    Die Treg het alles by goed gery, nÍrens gesukkel, net grondvryhoogte was soms 'n uitdaging, maar ons het nÍrens vasgehaak nie, ek moes net versigtiger ry as wat ek met die Hilux sou doen.
    Die Treg...
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    Re: Treg Travel Pics

    Yokohama Geolander, 265/60 R18
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    Re: Treg Owners

    My wife used my car to go to Pretoria. Outside De Aar she hit a pothole and lost 2 tyres. All De Aar had in stock was Dunlops so they replaced the Geolanders with Dunlops just so she can get to...
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    Re: VW Golf Spitze: the Forgotten GTI

    Never knew something like this existed, Golf Country

    "The novelty the Country brought to the Golf line wasn't its all-wheel drive, which was already available on the Golf in the form of the...
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    Re: Clearing some stock at 4x4 Direct

    Is supposed to be that way. :(
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    Clearing some stock at 4x4 Direct

    I've put some products on special.
    These are products we ordered for clients but they never collected.
    PLEASE NOTE: These specials are ONCE OFF only and there is only one available at this price of...
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    Re: Touareg transmission oil change

    Always start with cheapest possible solution, in this case changing the oil.
    If your car's ATF were never changed and it is sitting on 280k km it can be the problem.

    I think my old Treg was on...
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    Re: Chassis black?

    Is Tectane the same type of thing as Tectyl?
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    Re: Chassis black?

    Blom, which one of the Jotun products do you use? I see they have a wide variety of paints.

    Skylark I also trust the direct to rust paints much. I am actually busy doing a long term test where I...
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    Chassis black?

    Why do you use chassis black?

    Just because it is a cheap solution or does it have very good anti corrosive properties?

    I need to paint the undercarriage of a Ranchero and have to choose...
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    Re: 4x4Direct's 88" Series II rebuild

    Thank you for that one.
    Yip, I did put sealant on the thread of the studs.

    Assembled it, filled with oil and it has been standing upright since yesterday afternoon. So far not a drop of oil...
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    Re: 4x4Direct's 88" Series II rebuild

    This guy also puts it at the bottom

    https://youtu.be/VVlgkqy7Zas?t=848
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    Re: 4x4Direct's 88" Series II rebuild

    Oh, when I disasembled it, it was at the bottom. Previous guy must have done it wrong way around.
    Thanx
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    Re: 4x4Direct's 88" Series II rebuild

    I am busy assembling the steering box.
    When I took it appart there were no sealant between the gaskets and shims and between shims and shims.
    Is that correct? Must it go back like that?
    Won't oil...
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    Re: Treg Owners

    Some feedback:

    It's been 14 Months now since I traded my old V8 Petrol Treg for a 2011 V8 Diesel.

    I just love the V8 Diesel. On my driving style I get between 9.3 and 9.5 km/l and I seldom...
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    Re: MIG and TIG welding Machine?

    Thank you for all the input, I went for that Pinnacle machine on the other thread.
    Will see how it goes.
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    Re: MIG and TIG welding Machine?

    How do one determine what thickness of filler wire you will need?

    For example if I use it to weld mild steel body panels of 0.8 - 1mm what thickness of wire must I use compared to let's say 5mm...
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    Re: MIG and TIG welding Machine?

    Which one's spares will be most available? Matweld or Pinnacle?
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    MIG and TIG welding Machine?

    I need some advice before I buy a welding machine.

    I want to buy a TIG welder to weld vehicle body panels and maybe an Alu frame every now and then.

    I see nowadays you get a MIG/TIG combo...
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    Re: 4x4Direct's 88" Series II rebuild

    This week spent time to strip the other bulkhead and then sandblasted and cleaned a zillion of parts. Mostly bulkhead related parts.
    Also started with the repainting of them parts.
    Start all of...
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    Re: 4x4Direct's 88" Series II rebuild

    Oh, ok, thank you, that is cool.
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    Re: 4x4Direct's 88" Series II rebuild

    Blikkie I cannot remember where I had it galvanized, it is some 2 or so years ago. It was at a place in Stikland.

    Bulkhead fitted, will take picture tomorrow.
    Spent the day cleaning all the...
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    Re: 4x4Direct's 88" Series II rebuild

    Thank you imgreg, got it to fit.

    I only painted primer for now. Want to make sure things fit before I paint the green.

    I am going for the dark green colour.
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    Re: 4x4Direct's 88" Series II rebuild

    Life happened and eventually after almost 3 years I am working on the Landy again.

    As per previous post we bought a 2A as donor vehicle.

    The donor vehicle's bulkhead was in very good condition...
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