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  1. Thread: VWwhich one

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    Re: VWwhich one

    VW California 4Motion. Best of all worlds.
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    Re: T5/T6 Owners list

    "Patience is a virtue" seems to have worked for me...will be picking up my "new" 2.5 tdi California 4Motion, SWB, manual on 13 April, after quite a few years of searching. Can't wait!! What should I...
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    Re: Atlantis dunes

    Has anyone been there with a VW Transporter 4Motion? No difflock?
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    Re: R358 Road Condition

    Hi, same here. Considering to travel the road during April 2022.
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    Jeep GC WK2 engine mountings

    Hi. Anyone experienced issues with engine mountings in a WK2 GC? Mine has completed 150 000 now; when I accelerate quite fast or overtake another car, then I hear a noise almost like an exhaust pipe...
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    Re: C12 Seehein to Grunau road condition

    Hi. After the recent rains, does anyone perhaps an update of this road condition?
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    Radial Renegade RT 265/50/20 for my GC

    Hi. Picked up a side cut on my one Renegade tyre and cannot be fixed. Tyre was as new, so was quite a setback. Does anyone perhaps know where I can source a replacement (new or used)? Thanks
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    Re: Dyna tune for 3.2 DID worth the while?

    Wow...so good to get to hear all the experiences / guidance and much appreciated. Need to ponder and decide. My Paj is a daily; using it for this trip due to the 17" wheels (don't want to do the...
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    Re: Dyna tune for 3.2 DID worth the while?

    Thanks...found it and will make contact
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    Dyna tune for 3.2 DID worth the while?

    Hi. Planning a sort of an overland trip through the mid & southern of Namibia with my 3.2 Gen4 Shorty. Will be towing my Oryx off road caravan. Was wondering if a SAC or similar dyna tune will assist...
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    Aroab to VanZylsrus road to Kuruman

    Hi, can anyone perhaps comment on the condition of this road? I'll be towing an off road caravan. Thanks
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    Re: Place to stay in Botswana

    Hi Johan, I'm also planning a trip to Namibia mid-April (towing my Oryx) and considered Kang or Kalahari rest as stay-overs (camping). Did you perhaps manage to get more info? Both camping sites seem...
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    Re: Jimny overheated

    Well this outcome was quite interesting! So a repair shop, Blackheath Autotronic, quoted R19k to fix the motor. Asked an "analysis" fee of 600 bucks and they reckoned the engine was overheated. Head...
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    Jimny overheated

    Hi. Any recommendations for a reliable mechanic to asses end fixed overheated Jimny? Car still going but keep on overheating after fill ups and may seems engine damaged. Hopefully just needs a head...
  15. Re: Jeep GC WK2 CRD high kms owners - advice please

    What a pity. Such a nice car. :'(
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    Wow...that's a long list! Thanks
  17. Jeep GC WK2 CRD high kms owners - advice please

    Hi, advice from GC CRD owners with mileage please. My 2013 GC CRD is now sitting on 129000kms. Vehicle status: all services done, latest model alternator installed, gearbox & transfer case oil...
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    Re: How Many KM's has your 3.2 DID done?

    And taking my delivery (well for my wife actually) of a 2007 Gen 4 shorty with 134895 kms on the clock tomorrow. From all these posts, sounds like this one will be good to keep many years to come...
  19. Re: Pajero 3.2 Di-D GLS SWB A/T purchase advice

    Appreciate all the feedback! Will definitely check and do what was mentioned. Must say, when I took Shorty for a test drive, I was a bit surprised by the engine noise (used to my Jeep GC suppose :)...
  20. Re: Pajero 3.2 Di-D GLS SWB A/T purchase advice

    So true about the 4x4 functions ;) and I'll have to go and demo the car's capabilities to her every once in a while! Year model is 2007, but the face-lift version. Kilos very low for year.
  21. Pajero 3.2 Di-D GLS SWB A/T purchase advice

    Hi. Will appreciate your expert input. I'll be going to view a Pajero 3.2 Di-D GLS SWB A/T tomorrow (135 000kms), to possibly purchase for my wife (she does not know it's actually for me :)). Single...
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    Re: Jimny repair expert

    Update on my Jimny fanbelt replacement. The belt fitted by the (Northcliff located backyard mechanic) for R880 and lasted about 18 hours. Belt was quite noisy the morning after replacement and that...
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    Discovery Sport SD4 review

    Hi. Considering a return to the Land Rover family; have now almost completely forgotten about all my Disco 3 ordeals of about 5 years ago 😬

    Looking at a 2016 Discovery Sport SD4 HSE with about 80...
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    Re: Jimny repair expert

    Thanks, I'll do so. Workshop just phoned me, costs was about 800 bucks to replace both, including cost of the 2 belts. No other obvious damage, but will watch (and listen) closely.
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    Re: Jimny repair expert

    Thanks....I'll post an update after repairs
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    Re: Jimny repair expert

    Alternator light did go on, with the overheat light...suspect I missed the first few seconds though (until I saw the steam and then stopped). Peak hour and after sunset on busy N1; not a good time to...
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    Re: Jimny repair expert

    Think the Jimny has a viscous fan (normal cooling) and electric fan (additional cooling). Two belts, aux (fan) belt and PS belt

    Image found on the web:...
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    Re: Jimny repair expert

    Found the issue! Actually, should have been the 1st thing to check. Fan belt broke, that's why the sudden overheat (water pump not pumping and battery going flat :-\ ). Also found the thread on the...
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    Re: Jimny repair expert

    Okay thanks
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    Re: Jimny repair expert

    Whilst I was driving on highway. Overheat red light warning was 1st (which was weird since water level was fine...had no leaks as well). Stopped, waited to cool down completely, properly filled...
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    Jimny repair expert

    Hi. Can anyone perhaps recommend a Jimny expert in the West Rand area? My Jimny seems to have an issue, dash lights went crazy, lost power and died, not starting again. Thanks
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    Re: Jeep - TPMS Sensor laying around?

    Want to fit 18" wheels with AT tyres for my upcoming Namibia trip, how easy is it to remove the TPMS sensors from the 20" wheels and then fit on the 18" wheels?
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    Re: Battery for Jeep Wrangler 2.8D, 2012

    Wow! Maybe they've lost the plot! Although I just received a quote for a motorbike battery and also 50% of the OEM price (matching specs). The battery I purchased from them for my WK2 was an Italian...
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    Sticky: Re: Namibia Road Updates

    Planning my road trip from Jhb through Bots, then Gobabis, Windhoek, Spitzkoppe, Henties, Swakop, Naukluft, Solitaire, Sossus (staying at Dessert Quiver Camp), then south (C14/19/14) toward...
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    Re: Battery for Jeep Wrangler 2.8D, 2012

    Contact these guys below, I sourced an AGM type battery from them with a better spec than the OEM batter, at R4900 cheaper than the OEM:
    M.A.L. Battery Distributors (Pty) Ltd
    Depots : Port...
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