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    Re: VW Tiguan 1.4 TSI overheating

    very strange, have the coolant tested for exhaust gas just in case you have head gasket issue (I doubt it, but its a cheap test)

    While the waterpump has been replaced it does not rule out that it...
  2. Thread: Towing in 4th

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    Re: Towing in 4th

    how long is a piece of string... there is no fixed answer. Haven't towed with a manual car in ages but when I did I made sure to drive it the way an auto box would manage the gears, never have large...
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    Re: Power upgrade on race car

    Thanks, running a TIAL waste gate and a generic dump valve. At this stage no plans for more power, focus is now on getting the power I have onto the road. I believe I'm pretty much at the limit of...
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    Re: what is being moved from primrose/knights?

    nope, wrong time of day and going in the wrong direction. I'm sure it was the misguided birthday celebration being reported
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    Re: what is being moved from primrose/knights?

    the convoy I saw was crawling in the fast lane with the cops in the centre lane effectively choking a 3 lane highway down 1 creating a traffic block going over 1km, I was going the other way...
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    Re: Power upgrade on race car

    Race car upgrade has stalled while waiting for bits, this finally arrived this morning:

    614304

    The bellhousing and adapter plate is still in the machine shop getting made, and my clutch plates...
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    Re: What's your Biggest pet peeve?

    dstv advertising dstv on dstv to people who by default already has dstv
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    Re: what is being moved from primrose/knights?

    so they f up traffic for a publicity stunt?! Clearly I’m not in marketing as this seems like an own goal. Sure I noticed them but it certainly did nothing to improve my view of the brand.
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    what is being moved from primrose/knights?

    Popped into work this morning and on the way back to the east on the N12 I saw a strange sight, must have been 50+ value logistics trucks driving in convoy with police escort driving west (causing...
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    Re: What's your Biggest pet peeve?

    watching whatsapp videos (actually any kind of audio) with full volume on in public, or even worse in conversation with other people.
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    Re: What's your Biggest pet peeve?

    thats just k.k planning on your side ;D
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    Re: What's your Biggest pet peeve?

    where to start.... most them are driving related

    Idiots who think that because they are driving at or near the speed limit it gives them the right to just sit in the right hand lane on the freeway...
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    Re: Help needed: 2001 Jetta 4 1.9 Tdi

    No need for loctite just tighten correctly, torque setting on cam caps are usually very, very low - on the 4AGE toyota for reference it was only 17nm so I just tightened it by feel with a 1/4" socket...
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    Re: it's a write off

    The bean counter at the insurer looks at it this way, pay at least R72k and still have the risk of more damage or claims, or pay you R96k and sell the car for salvage of for say R40k, costing them...
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    Re: Help needed: 2001 Jetta 4 1.9 Tdi

    really sorry to hear :-[
  16. Isuzu Re: One Million Seven hundred Thousand KM - Anything out there that tops this Isuzu?

    this, plenty of diesel taxis running around around europe with million + km on the engines, pretty much only get switched off for servicing
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    Re: Car`s License early Renewal question

    its become a ballache, the company has a number of vehicles and in the past we simply sent a driver, a copy of the proxy ID and cash to get our licenses renewed. As you said lately its an avidavit +...
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    Re: Emergency puncture repairs

    this, also the instructions to swambo. If the area is dodgy slow down but keep on driving, you will destroy the tyre but if you keep the speed down the rim will be fine.

    While ago I clipped a kerb...
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    Re: Help needed: 2001 Jetta 4 1.9 Tdi

    Strange how experiences differ, I also had a A4 1.9tdi, by far the cheapest and most reliable vehicle I ever owned. Drove it from 60k to 250k km with only a clutch and rear shocks outside of normal...
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    Re: Help needed: 2001 Jetta 4 1.9 Tdi

    Did the mechanic do a vcds or generic scan? There may not be a fault code that the generic scan will pick up but something vcds will pick up.

    There is a crank sensor and a cam sensor, if the cam...
  21. Re: Wood in Hartbeespoort - Don't Buy Next to the Road

    not for a traditional braai, while the coals are hot, they dont last as long as hardwood coals and you cannot move them or they fall apart. Its really intended for fireplaces.

    For indirect heat...
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    same reason that they just drive by people burning the plastic off copper cable next to the scrap yard (I see this very often in Wynberg), too much effort to police.
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    Definitely give it a try, you wont go back. You can buy at builders etc (obviously at a premium) if you just want to try out a bag or two, thats what I did originally and after the first bag I...
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    I'll confirm exact length but its around 400mm, they break fairly easy into about 40mm pucks (seems they compress these pucks first then compress again into sticks)

    If you fireplace cannot...
  25. Re: Wood in Hartbeespoort - Don't Buy Next to the Road

    In the past I used to buy my wood there (based on a recommendation on this forum!)

    Last 2 years I have been using goodwood logs (again forum recommendation). It may seem pricy just judging the...
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    Re: So, I installed a catch can...

    If you are racing then you by default you cannot be a big bunny hugger.

    Also having a few hundred race cars go around a track for a relatively short period of time once a month cannot be compared...
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    Re: Toyota vs Dastek

    not disputing that they performed differently, just highlighted that your complaint about toyota not tuning their vehicles individually applies to every single motor manufacturer in the world.
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    Re: Toyota vs Dastek

    NO manufacturer “tunes” their vehicles individually. Every single Hilux with that engine in that state of tune has the exact same map on it from the factory Same goes for VW, Ford and any mass...
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    Re: How much did you pay for Tyres today ?

    Pirelli Scorpion 255/40R20 R4201 (one tyre only)

    Hit a massive pothole with the Tiguan and RF has nice big egg on the sidewall so no option but to replace
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    Re: Tiguan Allspace TSI Highline

    A quiet road made for a very nice trip back up to JHB. Faster higher speed but slightly lower consumption, did not drive faster, just spent less time stuck behind trucks and did the Knysna-George...
  31. Thread: VW Taigo

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    Re: VW Taigo

    cc was replaced by the arteon, except nobody bought them so was discontinued. Pretty much the same for the passat. Problem is VW cant keep on trying to sell cars people don’t want to buy its just too...
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    Re: Amarok Cruise Control not working

    I have not used the OBDELEVEN so cannot compare, I have a vagcom and its paid for itself many times over, you now get cheaper versions that are VIN limited for private users
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    Re: Oil extraction- impressed with son

    I dont agree, if you have crap in the bottom of the sump then you have bigger problems than just an oil change. Also the oil pickup strainer and oil filter is there to catch that anyway.

    Done...
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    Re: Amarok Cruise Control not working

    bel eers en maak seker hulle het die proper tools om n vw te scan. Die generic scanners gaan nie vir jou die regte antwoord gee nie.

    Daar is n vcds owners list erens, kyk dalk of daar ieman naby...
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    Re: Amarok Cruise Control not working

    doen n proper scan met vcds voor jy verder gaan, heel moontlik sal dit vir jou presies se wat fout is. Op my ou Treg het die cc ophou werk agv van n probleem in die module wat in die stuurwiel sit.
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