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    Home solar system recommendation

    Hi everyone,

    Please help me, there are so many online stores selling solar kits, but very few offer any good advice.

    Firstly is this option even possible, and if so, what kit or equipment is...
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    Re: Puma D/Cab Build thread

    Well done Jacques brilliant!!
    I still remember the day you drove it home from Jhb, skew roof, doors leaking, spares rachet strapped to the roof [emoji23][emoji23]
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    Re: Puma Test Overnight

    Almost identical to mine...[emoji7]
    Greg go for it...try keep the Kalahari if you can too..
    Have you seen the prices of Defenders lately...worthy investment [emoji3]
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    Defender Re: Puma: sticky 2nd gear

    Hi, does it shift easily into 2nd when vehicle is off?
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    Defender Re: What have you done with your Defender today?

    TF shocks fail more often than all other shocks, at least by whats reported here. Have to remove cups, blah blah.. Why take the chance then? How often do the OEM Armstrongs fail? Ive yet to see one...
  6. Thread: Nuwe Defender

    by ClaudeG
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    Re: Nuwe Defender

    Sub frame lift and 35's, Dealer Principal of Land Rover Denver, US. This is his Defender next to a standard Rubicon.
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    Re: Puma D/Cab Build thread

    Jacques this sounds bloody awesome [emoji91][emoji91][emoji91]
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    Defender Re: Puma Boost pipe split with oil blowout..

    Imagine what your intercooler looks like...[emoji33]

    Mine is similar to yours in mileage now, and i removed that boost pipe on Saturday and there was also oil dripping out...

    I think i need to...
  9. Re: 2010 Defender 2.4 110 - Flat spot or intermittent power loss

    Im looking at your photos again, your air filter looks filthy. It could be blocked and at low rpm turbo cant suck enough air through it.
  10. Re: 2010 Defender 2.4 110 - Flat spot or intermittent power loss

    Scott ive heard of guys spraying the linkages with lubricant and working them loose by hand...maybe worth a try.
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    Re: Drop down tailgate for defender puma 110

    Hi Ben, theres a few guys here that have made the FR one work on a rear door. I just can't recall who...sorry.
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    Defender Re: What have you done with your Defender today?

    Hi Jay, yes I used a bearing/bush push pull set. It worked but uses a lot of [emoji1434]. I think a decent press is still the better way to go.
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    On seconds thoughts, everytime im at the coast my egr did create flat spots and weird acceleration characteristics, but not as pronounced as you described. Im hoping for you its just your egr and now...
  14. Re: 2010 Defender 2.4 110 - Flat spot or intermittent power loss

    Hi Scott who did the egr software delete and how much? Egr's are far less active in JHB than at sea level, so im sure the difference is big for you.
    Cheers
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    Re: SA made Land Rover Series Canvas Tops.

    Thats crazy sorry!
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    Re: Who wants a Defender?

    Amazing Camel man...congrats and enjoy [emoji122][emoji122][emoji122]
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    Scott, ive never heard of cleaning it. Its on the high pressure side of the pump so probably not a great idea opening it up. If you buy a new one from the UK direct it was cheaper than local LR, the...
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    Re: Defender Wiper Relay Mod

    Hi there, yes the programmable one is not cheap, but entirely up to you.
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    Re: Defender Wiper Relay Mod

    Ja...some more school fees ..[emoji28]
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    Hi Scott, i think you spot on with your trouble shooting thus far, im leaning towards your VCV, but also check the wiring on the turbo actuator. Its a known issue, is was initially too short and...
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    Re: Project 2: Defender 130 V.3-Amigos ??

    Oil leaks and cable ties! [emoji85][emoji85][emoji85]
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    Re: Defender Wiper Relay Mod

    Hi, see this thread about the relay. We all went out and bought a spare relay [emoji85]

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php?t=144583
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    Re: SA made Land Rover Series Canvas Tops.

    Try Fakawi Canopies.
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    Re: How good is the Ford in my Puma?

    Well done Jacques! Breathing life into the old 2.4 [emoji1434][emoji1434][emoji1434]
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    Defender Re: Defender Suspension - click sounds

    I must try this to see, i need a big open parking lot though [emoji1787]
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    Defender Re: Defender Suspension - click sounds

    Sorry plakkie mis read...
    On a Defender the only ball joints are on the steering rods and sway bars, and they all good shape still.
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    Defender Re: Defender Suspension - click sounds

    Thanks Plakke, but if i hold the brake and release clutch slowly in 1st and then reverse, i hear nothing. Surely a worn CV would knock then?
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    Defender Defender Suspension - click sounds

    Hi chaps,

    I have a strange click sound coming from the front axle every time i apply brakes. Only forwards not in reverse. If i hold the brake and release the clutch slowly i also cant replicate...
  29. Thread: Defender 2013

    by ClaudeG
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    Re: Defender 2013

    Hi Ally
    Perhaps do take it to Auto Excellence for some assurance. Valid point regarding the touring and spares. Does sound like it was looked after. Still ask LR for that service history if its...
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    Re: Defender control arm bush

    Yes i did + panhard rod bushes.
  31. Thread: Defender 2013

    by ClaudeG
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    Re: Defender 2013

    Sorry to answer your questions more specifically, yes both the 2.4 and 2.2 are Ford sourced engines. Im not familiar with the Rangers 2.2 so not entirely sure whether they exactly the same.

    Cam...
  32. Thread: Defender 2013

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    Re: Defender 2013

    Well thanks for the intro Wayne [emoji16]

    Ally, I suppose like most vehicles, a well looked after Puma will give good service. Ive done 300,000km's now in 2 Pumas, 50k on the 90 and now 250k on my...
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    Defender Re: What have you done with your Defender today?

    Did some work this weekend...

    Radius arm bushes, panhard rod bushes [emoji2957]609924609925609926609927609928609929
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    Re: Defender control arm bush

    Hi, i did mine yesterday as well. Id replace all, to remove and replace the radius arm is a schlep! I wouldn't replace the arm, but definitely in the future sometime. The bushes carry it well off...
  35. Defender Re: Puma 2.4 fuel supply/high pressure line failure.

    Any news Dtox?
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