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    Re: I have an idea for a gadget

    Bietjie off topic maar hier is die Porche trekker. Ek het die foto in Dusseldorf by 'n motor skou geneem.
  2. Re: Anything to look out when buying a 2.5 X-trail?

    Only issue I know of is the Dual Mass flywheel on the earlier manual gearbox models.
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    Re: My krinkarm het gebreek?????

    Is dit die ding?
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    Re: 2.2 xl auto fuel consumption?

    There is definitely something wrong with your vehicle. I have a 2017 DC XL auto 2.2 and it is great. Fuel consumption in town is 9.5l/100km. open road it improves dramatically. If I drive it like I...
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    Re: GAS shocks for rear door and glass wk

    You can buy the different length and size Gabriel struts from Diesel Electric in Church str, across the road from Kit-Kat. The struts get pumped to the stiffness (newton) you require.
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  6. Thread: Pulley system

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    Re: Pulley system

    read here http://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/58268-Winch-for-Caravan?highlight=winch+caravan

    This is what I did to get my Caravan into its parking space.
  7. Re: Trailer tent option for a "venter" type trailer

    What?:o so you are close to R40k for a basic setup if you buy the trailer and tent. That is very steep.
  8. Re: Trailer tent option for a "venter" type trailer

    Jurgens have a lightweight trailer and tent option that is called the Camplite. http://www.campworld.co.za/products/camplite-tent/

    May be what you are looking for.
  9. Series III Re: 2.6 litre R6 - SU Carb needs a service / overhaul - Where can i take it in JHB??

    From my experience with SU carbs, often the flat spot is caused by too thin oil in the dashpot. Try using engine oil in the dashpot. SU oil is SAE 20. Quite thick when cold. On my Mini with a Hif44 I...
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    Defender Re: Puma Ignition Switch replacement

    Nicely done!
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    Re: Weg Ry Moose test...why the difference?

    Did they lift off the throttle when entering the circuit? If you look at the requirement of the test it is clear that they need to lift off the throttle.
  12. Thread: Peg hammers

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    Re: Peg hammers

    I use this one. Bought it from Campworld. it comes with a replacement face.
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    Re: New Member Jody (Advice Also Required)

    Are those your only choices? Maybe have a look at the Nissan NP300 hardbody. Also comes in a 2.4 same as the others, slow and guzzling but good off-road ability and reliable.
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    Re: Weg Ry Moose test...why the difference?

    So for the latest proper way of doing the so called "moose" test, the steering is done by a robot arm and therefore it will be repeatable over all makes of vehicles, see...
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    Re: Weg Ry Moose test...why the difference?

    Behalwe dat die voertuig nie gelaai was soos die toets bepaal nie. O en ook nie op die ingang van die toets baan die versneller gelos het nie. So hulle huiswerk is maar half gedoen.
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    Re: Weg Ry Moose test...why the difference?

    http://www.car-engineer.com/the-moose-test-or-vda-test/

    This explains the testing parameters as well as the track setup. The Wegry test was done under power whereas the official test is done with...
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    Re: Weg Ry Moose test...why the difference?

    I think even my Defender would pass the Wegry test 😈
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    Re: Weg Ry Moose test...why the difference?

    I had a look at both the tests and the only difference I can see is that the local test is basically a lane change. If you look at the Swedish test setup, the two lanes are much further apart. On the...
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    Re: Puma 2.2: Are you happy with it?

    I have had mine for 9 months now. 2012 with 95000 on the clock. Had two issues. Stripped the extension shaft between the gearbox and transfer case. 5k repair. Popped turbo hose. Replaced with proper...
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    Re: Supplier feedback - Torqtune

    Won't be surprised! Boost pipe is a known problem on the 2.2 Defenders though. Luckily her classic Mini doesn't have a boost pipe. The way she drives that thing :o
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    Re: Supplier feedback - Torqtune

    Anthony - fixed, only on my 3rd coffee now ;D
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    Supplier feedback - Torqtune

    While I was away on business, SWAMBO was driving the Defender. After being stuck in traffic in the 35deg heatwave for 45 min, the CEL came on and car went into limp mode. On my return I discovered...
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    Re: Disc brakes on trailers

    The only advantage this setup could possibly have would be heat dissipation. The disk look rather small and would require considerably more pressure than a comparable drum brake setup to function...
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    Re: Defenda Puma towing query

    I tow an old Sprite sport with my 2.2 90. Tows like train. More than enough power. Had to watch speed, easy to go too fast. No overheating issues. Down to Natal from Gauteng I did 12.53l/100km...
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    Defender Re: For the Defender owners...

    I'm 1.86m tall, overweight and I'm fine in the Defender. I don't feel cramped. I did modify the seat to go all the way back though.
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    Re: E-Tolls outstanding

    I had the same issue when I bought my Defender. I contacted Sanral and all they required was a copy of the registration papers and my ID details etc to prove when the vehicle was registered in my...
  27. Re: Fuel consumption / range 2.4 Puma towing a caravan

    I tow with the 2.2d 90. An old Sprite Sport . Down to Natal from Gauteng I did 12.53l/100km average. Coming back had quite a bit of traffic on the uphill sections, overall it dropped to 14.53l/100...
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    Re: Lithium polymer jump start battery

    I would not bother with importing. LiPo batteries are available from many hobby shops. These batteries can deliver enormous amount of current for its size, hence it's use in model aircraft.

    I have...
  29. Fortuner Re: Instability while towing Jurgens Xcape with Fortuner

    to Brian the OP.

    A good friend of mine had a 2006 V6 4x4 Fortuner. He had a Conqueror Commander caravan and experienced severe swaying problems. Various tyre pressures were tried to no avail....
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    Re: Karavaan versekering

    https://www.carasure.com/
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    Re: Unleaded petrol in 1976 CJ6?

    Imho it is irresponsible to advocate the use of 2so as a lead replacement. The very nature and design of 2so is to be burnt cleanly. The temperatures involved in the combustion chamber will render a...
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    Re: Unleaded petrol in 1976 CJ6?

    Valveguard is a good option and it does keep the valve seat recession at bay. I paid about 2k to have a four cylinder head redone and the exhaust valves seats replaced with steel inserts. Was done a...
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    Re: Should I give up on my Disco 2

    The problem with the hazards coming could probably be the inertia switch on the firewall. 408835Just check if it is not loose or has been tripped. Older vehicles can be a bit troublesome and you need...
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    Re: TD5 Defender Died

    If you have fuel pressure and it just cranks without starting it is most likely the Crank sensor, one of the few sensors that has no backup strategy.
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    Re: Discovery 2 interior electrics dont work

    You can get the EKA and Radio code from a LR dealer. You need the VIN Code. I managed to do that before on a D2. Got the codes from LR Centurion a few years ago.
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