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    Ford & Mazda Talk to me about Diffs and ratios..

    Thanks for the info Meneer. That gives me some clarity.

    Now, to find one. Would have been ideal if I could buy it before lockdown.
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Talk to me about Diffs and ratios..

    How do you see from the code that itís not imported?

    I would like to think they use the same casing and just change the gears, as all the diffs look the same on the outside, and use the same...
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    Ford & Mazda Talk to me about Diffs and ratios..

    I havenít. But Iím open to all suggestions.

    Iím not quite sure how to identify my diff, and whatís inside it, to get the right parts.

    To be honest, that seems like it might cost a tiny...
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    Ford & Mazda Talk to me about Diffs and ratios..

    I know it technically says LSD on the diff, but all it does is slip. [emoji1787]

    Thanks for the reply, Iíll go check your link just now.

    Here is a picture of my pumpkin. Hope that helps.
    ...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Talk to me about Diffs and ratios..

    This is basically what I meant.

    Iíll do a bit more digging and see.
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    Ford & Mazda Talk to me about Diffs and ratios..

    Lockdown has me looking at everything bakkie related.

    And Iíve been looking into replacing the rear diff in my 2014 Mazda BT-50 for something that can lock.

    Itís the petrol version so it has...
  7. Thread: Turbo Exchange

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    Re: Turbo Exchange

    Look at MrTurbo too! Their prices are decent!

    But I donít think they do installations.
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    Ford & Mazda Re: T6 Rear Bumper on a 2014 BT-50?

    Pretty sure that chassis is the exact same between the Mazda and Ford.

    Summit say that the BT-50 loadbin comes down lower in the back than the Ranger.
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    Ford & Mazda T6 Rear Bumper on a 2014 BT-50?

    Hi everyone.

    I was recently involved in an accident where my towbar got messed up. The panelbeater quoted my insurance R8600 to replace it.

    So I recon I might as well just get them to fit a...
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    Re: Silverton Radiators vs Toyota

    As dit net Ďn klein gat is kan jy by autozone of midas aluminum gom koop.

    Anders is ek seker Silverton radiators sal jou vir baie goedkooer kan help.

    Toyota gaan hom seker wil vervang.
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    Re: Trouble free mileage with Ford/Mazda 3.0

    My old 2007 Mazda BT-50 had just under 300k km on it when I sold it.

    I owned it from about 120k km.

    In that time I replaced :

    Clutch R13000
    Front Wheelbearings R2500?
    Re did Propshaft...
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    Re: Prado to Jimny 4x4ing

    I donít own a Jimny. But Iíd say it is.

    I think Wizerd do a rear difflock for Jimnys.
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    Re: Ford Ranger Lug Nuts

    I replaced mine when I fitted new tyres. Think it was about R250 at Autowiel Gezina.

    The stripped ones I helped them get off by putting the wheelspanner on the nut and hitting it onto the nut...
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    Re: Hilux 2013 Tailgate

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    012 379 4984
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  15. Thread: What's this?

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    Re: What's this?

    Itís a plug :P
  16. Thread: Wheel arches

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    Wheel arches

    Jy sal dit ook kan kry by enige kar verf plek.
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    Re: 2014 Fortuner Suspension Question

    Iíd say Tough Dog and AmadaXtreme are both an option to consider.

    But as mentioned above, itís all about what your needs are, and what your budget is.

    I have EFS shocks on my bakkie ( not a...
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    Ford & Mazda Ford Ranger 2012 T6 - Swap LSD for Diff Lock

    I think the lower end models had DL as an optional extra.

    They do come with a LSD. Itís pretty useless though. On flat ground you do get a bit of wheel hop in low range when you go around a...
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Ford / Mazda here

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180504/748b825c7e4791323fec4cc8abb7a8e5.jpg
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Removing the Sway Bar.

    I can imagine it having a much bigger impact on a SFA vehicle.

    I have noticed quite a lot of people on overseas forums leaving them off, and then the other half of people losing their minds over...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Removing the Sway Bar.

    Itís a 2.5 petrol, so itís slow. Really slow. I drive Defender speeds.

    I donít plan on keeping it off though. But Iím pretty sure the insurance wouldnít even notice it being off.
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    Ford & Mazda Removing the Sway Bar.

    Iíve been looking around on Australian forums and on NewRanger.net. Iíve noticed that there were quite a few guys that are taking off their front sway bars.

    Today was a slow day at the shop, so I...
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    Re: DIY Bumper Thickness?

    Iíve also noticed that a u-channel or maybe even a lip channel might be a winner.
    Iíd also like to incorporate a few crush tubes.

    Thanks for that, Iíll have a look into it!
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    Re: Kudu 1, Range Rover 0

    Just incase I wasnít clear enough, we hit the kudu at 80 in a 120 zone with no time to brake at all.

    There was no rush involved.
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    Re: Kudu 1, Range Rover 0

    We hit a kudu bull in a Kia Cerato on our way to Knysna from Pretoria a few years ago.

    We hit him on the legs, which made his body fly straight through the windscreen. The cars roof looked like...
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    Re: DIY Bumper Thickness?

    As soon as I actually get it cut and bent Iíll post a picture or two.

    For now, Iím still busy finishing off the recovery points and towbar.
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    Re: DIY Bumper Thickness?

    What did the sparks look like?

    Some guys do use Aluminium, but Iím not going to, because I know NOTHING about welding it.
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    Re: DIY Bumper Thickness?

    Agreed. The core of a towbar is a very thick piece of steel. And Iíd gusset the plates coming off the chassis to prevent any sideways movement.
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    Re: DIY Bumper Thickness?

    I think the hillbilly tactics might be easier than all this measuring, but I wanted to get a good idea of how the bumper would look before I built it.

    To have it cut with a waterjet out of a...
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    Re: DIY Bumper Thickness?

    I have a base model, I bought it with a hideous aftermarket towbar. It gets caught on everything when I go offroad because it hangs so low.

    Iíll do the front after I get the rear done....
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    DIY Bumper Thickness?

    Hey guys, I hope Iím posting this in the right section.

    Iím in the process of designing and making my own rear bumper for my BT-50.

    Iím wondering what thickness I need to use. Anyone know...
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    Ford & Mazda Mazda BT-50 Snorkel

    Hey guys.

    I have a 2014 2.5 Petrol BT-50.

    Anyone know what my options are regarding snorkels and where to buy them?
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    Re: Importance of Diff Lock on 4X4

    I most definitely do not have diff lock, nor do I have a diff lock button.
    Youíre more than welcome to come show me where itís hiding.
    I have a 2014 2.5 Petrol model.

    Youíre right about the...
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    Re: Importance of Diff Lock on 4X4

    I have a Mazda 4x4 BT-50 with only a centre lock, no diff lock.

    I use my bakkie as a daily and do the occasional 4x4 route.

    I sure as hell wouldnít mind having diff lock, but Iíve learned...
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    Groenkloof Pretoria

    My first 4x4 outing was at Groenkloof and it was great.

    Anything that seems too scary is easily bypassed.

    Go with an experienced driver and you'll be amazed at what your car can do.

    I will...
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