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    Re: Stuck injector

    problem is gripping the injector without damaging it
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  2. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    My V6TDI did something similar, sounds like a flap opening and closing? As best I could determine it was the butterfly in the intake - I assume it is closed to avoid the engine continuing to run...
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    Re: Treg Owners

    I believe it was meant as an honest post and definitely not meant to offend

    Over the years there has been people that get blinded by the value for money they get with a R150k Treg only to cry and...
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    Re: Piston deur die Blok

    Bearing slaan, ringe wat slap word etc, stem 100% saam, strip en herbou. As daar eers 'n rod deur die blok is is daar baie goeie kans dat daar verdere skade is wat nog meer gaan kos.

    Ek het trek...
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    Re: Piston deur die Blok

    soos ek reeds vir jou gese het die motors het gewoonlik onder 100k km. vinnige google gee my pryse van so R27K, drop in en jys weer aan die gang in n dag, plus jy het nog die ou motor vir spares of...
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    Re: Piston deur die Blok

    en wat kos n import motor?

    terloops jy het n goeie maccie en engineering shop wat die aanmekaar gaan sit.
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    Re: Piston deur die Blok

    en dit is goedkoper as n import motor? Ek het seker al 20 import motors oor die jare gekoop, net 1 was n probleem en engine & more het hom vervang sonder om te kibbel.

    jou geld, jou keuse
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    Re: Gas bottle monitor

    LPG, liquified Petroleum Gas. Thats how you get so much gas into a small bottle, under pressure it becomes a liquid and takes up significantly less volume. As you use gas some of the liquid...
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    Re: Gas bottle monitor

    stick it on a scale?
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    Re: Piston deur die Blok

    dis jou besluit. maar onhou al die ander parte wat jy gaan gebruik het 350k km gedoen. op daai import motor is die kilos waarskynlik so 100k km. Tel al die parte op (onthou om dinge soos die olie...
  11. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    getting the injector out can be challenging as they tend to be pretty much glued in with carbon buildup. I made an adaptor that screwed onto the back on the injector that hooked onto my slide hammer....
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    Re: Amarok Limp mode

    Not say there isn't an underlying issue but lots of town driving at small throttle openings can cause the DPF to clog up. What the car does is to monitor the back pressure on the DPF and once it...
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    Re: Panoramic openable roof

    True, but solid advice was given in a friendly manner, I dont think we drifted off topic and if the OP took offence then I'm sorry.

    Personally that is what I value about the forum, you generally...
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    Re: The Volkswagen up! as a viable city car choice

    Slow is relative. I believe too slow a car is just as dangerous as too fast. My first car was a box (RWD) shape corolla 1.3, used to drive it with foot planted because it was so slow and useless and...
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    Re: The Volkswagen up! as a viable city car choice

    Still 2 years to go for me but it ticks 4 boxes:
    1. Safe
    2. not a big theft risk that I can see
    3. fuel fairy
    4. Very reasonably priced 2nd hand IMHO
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    Re: Turn by turn instructions

    nope, my waze is accurate. I think there may be a problem with your speedo

    I'm using an iphone so its not the phone (unless there is an problem specifically with your phone's GPS chip). Maybe its...
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    Re: The Volkswagen up! as a viable city car choice

    It is a pity that sales did not match the product offering.

    This is a very strong contender for my daughter's first car.
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    Re: Panoramic openable roof

    Sunroofs are not meant for SA weather conditions.

    My Q7 has a panoramic roof, completed WOFTAM in my opinion and I would have preferred the car without. I went as far as to apply the darkest tint...
  19. Re: Advice needed - RE: Buying a half ton bakkie.

    100% Look at the fleetside safety as that adds ABS.

    We have 3 Fleetside safetys and 2 Ecabs - about to add a 3rd this week, all KB250's ranging from brand new to 415k km. (one of our ex fleet...
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    Re: Amarok TSI intake valve cleaning

    looks like a wheel speed sensor, without that fitted correctly the ABS will definitely not work
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    Re: Amarok TSI intake valve cleaning

    sounds like snake oil to me. It MAY burn some carbon in the engine itself but I cant see how it will remove carbon from the back of the intake valve which is where the problem is on direct injection...
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    Re: Amarok TSI intake valve cleaning

    cleaning injectors is a specialised job and def not DIY. Double check all the injectors to make sure they are seated properly and that the plugs are properly connected
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    Re: Amarok TSI intake valve cleaning

    How did you do this? If it is running on 3 cylinders as you suggest this would be my first port of call. Also double check that all the injector plugs are seated properly.

    Old school trick to...
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    Re: Maximum Starting Mileage

    because they have stock to move
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    Re: Engine light just came on in the Kruger

    touche!

    Gunstelling F1 race vanmiddag en die beste wat Ferrari kan doen is 13e en 14e ???
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    Re: Engine light just came on in the Kruger

    dit is a thread in die vw seksie waar iemand wat n touareg besit advies vra. Hy het geen kennis van VWs nie dra absoluut niks by van waarde nie maar gebruik bloot die thread net om te kerm oor...
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    Re: Engine light just came on in the Kruger

    on reflection this was uncalled for
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    Re: Engine light just came on in the Kruger

    would not recommend this, removing the battery can cause a whole host of "fake" error codes due to voltage fluctuations. Long term get one of those generic OBDII readers so you can scan for basic...
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    Re: Engine light just came on in the Kruger

    Looks like the aircon dropping. If you did not get a warning on the dash then dont stress about it, if anything just pay extra attention to the water and oil temps and carry on driving.
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    Re: Engine light just came on in the Kruger

    You do not say what car you drive?

    Typically for a serious issue you will get a dashboard message and for something really critical the car will go into limp mode. I have seen blown brake globes...
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    Re: Amarok TSI intake valve cleaning

    No harm, you may have a small drop in performance at worst.

    Speak to Stephan, he does not do the port cleaning himself but can manage the process (removal and refitting of the manifold) while he...
  32. Re: Touareg op Matroosberg (Hill decent vraag)

    Die treg se ratkas sluit (lock up) in elke rat behalwe 1e rat so jy het dieselfde engine briek effect bult af as op 'n handrat kar. Volgende keer sit die kar in a lae rat saam met hill descend as jy...
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    Re: Help Me Inteperate Dyno Results

    I dont know Dastek so dont want to trow rocks.

    BUT

    I've around plenty of dyno's looking for a few extra kw on race cars and something I have never seen was such nice and smooth graphs from an...
  34. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    I think there is something but have swapped batteries before without registering it and did not have any problems.
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    Re: If a V10 isn't big enough...

    the computer limits torque in the lower gears to protect the drivetrain so they are slow off the line (hence the slow 0-100) but its a different matter once get it going.
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