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    Re: Meat from RSA into Nambia

    If you’re coming with vehicle and caravan/trailer you will want sufficient and safe parking. Then Food Lover’s Market in Kleine Kuppe (as you enter from Mariental side) or Hartlief in Northern...
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    Re: OME Coils & Leafs with Monroe Gas Magnum TDT

    Actually applies to both - coils or spacer. If you lift the vehicle by whichever means - one will need longer shocks. Otherwise they tear apart.
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    Re: Fortuner Comfort Suspension.

    If one is going for a lift via coils the OEM shocks may be too short and tear apart. Therefore the full Monty as sold by the 3’rd party vendors. As far as I remember Monroe is the ‘forefather’ of Old...
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    Re: So, I installed a catch can...

    Have the Provent 200 on 2.2 Puma 110 - also ordered from Australia - with some extra filters. Does catch small amounts - but read later that the Puma/Ford engine also has some some way of minimising...
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    Re: Meat from RSA into Nambia

    The last time we entered Namibia from ZA was in January 2020. No meat products were allowed to be brought into Namibia. Whether cooked or raw. This was due to a fresh outbreak of foot and mouth...
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    Re: Ugab Rhino Camp closed ?

    There is a Land Rover Namibia trip in May 2021 - visiting Rhino Camp amongst other places. Apparently you donate/pay what you deem worthy. Don’t know whether you pay there physically or via EFT. More...
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    Re: Tractorkingtraders in George

    Thank you very much Jan - appreciate your time and trouble !!!
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    Tractorkingtraders in George

    Good evening,

    Does anyone know whether one could do business with Tractorkingtraders in George please?

    Thank you very much.
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    Re: Prado air suspension performance

    Andrew - did you visit the Toyota dealer today? If so - what are your impression of the new Prado please?
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    Re: Prado air suspension performance

    Strange thing is that on the Toyota ZA website they only mention “adaptive suspension” - which per Toyota definition refers to shock absorbers only. Somewhere some info is incorrect or lacking.
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    Re: Prado air suspension performance

    Don’t know much about the Prado. According to CAR magazine ZA the new Prado has air suspension - at least from the VX upwards - unless they are wrong: (the line between “spare wheel size” and...
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    Re: 235/85/16 on Hilux Vigo

    Have a 2008 Hilux out on the farm. Replaced its OEM 15” rims with 16” rims off a SRX pickup and also went the 235x85x16 route. Speedometer now 100% correct - but odometer underreads - which gives a...
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    Re: Engin / Engin Bay Cleaning

    I use the Prepsol water based cleaner - spray on with spray bottle (cold engine)
    Stubborn stuff - solvent based engine degreaser in aerosol can.
    Spray off with Karcher high pressure jet.
    Close...
  14. Thread: Old French cars

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    Re: Old French cars

    The TS models often had a sticker in the lower rear window: “PS - the TS is super”
    In the old SWA roads were often washboard type of gravel. Maybe because France also did not have the best roads at...
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    Re: Low Range - yes or no?

    Cannot contribute more than what has been said - except an interesting YT video that came across my path:

    https://youtu.be/YsK4JQxoEpw
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    Re: VIN on Mercedes W126

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    Re: VIN on Mercedes W126

    Have the VIN number from front plate in engine bay - just want a reputable way of investigating it before making a buying decision.
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    VIN on Mercedes W126

    Good morning forum members.
    Looking for advice on how to check the VIN number on a ZA W126 MB 380 SE please?
    Thank you very much!!
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    Re: Renault Duster Problems

    Also superficial rust on other spots. Probably due to under chassis high pressure vehicle wash?
  20. Thread: Nitrile Gloves

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    Re: Nitrile Gloves

    Ask your friendly GP or dentist to order from medical wholesalers? Like order 5 boxes and they can keep one box for themselves. Those gloves are fantastic for routine service on earthmoving machines...
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    Re: What do you feed your garden birds?

    Forgot to mention that. We feed mince to the veld mongoose - and the masked weavers also developed a healthy appetite for that.
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    Re: What do you feed your garden birds?

    Only wild bird seed - bought in 50kg bags at Voermeester.
    Guineafowl get mixed poultry feeds - bought also in 50kg bags at Voermeester.
    Buying in bulk is the cheapest way - but need a trolley to...
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    Re: 12V Impact wrenches for wheelnuts

    Klaus - in Windhoek the Milwaukee agents are Hüster Machine Tools. Metabo agents are Windhoek Tool Centre in Northern Industrial near NBC. Depending on your choice you may ask the guys to demonstrate...
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    Re: SA/NAM border posts open?

    Latest news in local daily today:

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    Re: SA/NAM border posts open?

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    This appeared in local daily today - hope it helps.
  26. Thread: Spotlights banned

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    Re: Spotlights banned

    Matthew what is interesting is that when Halogen lights appeared on vehicles in the early 70’s they were really nice and bright - compared to the ‘yellow’ tungsten lights that were then the order of...
  27. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Hehe - you guys now prompted me to go search for a user manual for the L663. Stumbled on the free app “Iguide” for Land Rover - you select your model and it downloads a comprehensive user manual....
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    Re: Is this it?

    The rear diifflock is electronic - if fitted. Not sure if you can manually override it - but if in function - on the centre information display you can see exactly what it does in real time.
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    Re: Is this it?

    Seems the Chinese may also want to enter the fray:

    https://www.cars.co.za/motoring_news/gwms-defender-rival-is-a-tank-300/49465/
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    Re: The most reliable brand of car is:

    True !!
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    Re: Off road teardrop trailers

    Any link to the above please?
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    Re: The most reliable brand of car is:

    Hehe - there was the LR rebadged as a Honda:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honda_Crossroad

    And LR products with BMW engines and Ford engines of course.
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    Re: Is this it?

    Imagine a 130 Commercial version. Although there is still doubt when the 130 may appear - if at all. Think JLR will first observe sales figures of the 90 and 110.
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    Re: Is this it?

    Probably ease of loading. Also maybe easier to have only one body type on the assembly line.
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    Defender Re: Defender Puma Gear Stick

    Works a treat - very crisp and short throws.
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