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  1. Thread: New Ranger

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    Ford & Mazda Re: New Ranger

    First off...a fantastic choice of vehicle!

    A month ago I traded my 2018 (Nov) 3.2 Wildtrak 4x2 auto on a VW Amarok Extreme 4-Motion. I'm still not sure I did the right thing. Amarok has power the...
  2. Re: MICHELIN LATITUDE SPORT 3 vs MICHELIN PILOT SPORT 4 SUV

    I just replaced the Bridgestone's 255/50/20 on my Amarok Extreme....they crap....with the 255/55/20 Michelin PS4 S. I only got to drive them for a few days before setting out to work....but they felt...
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    Sticky: Re: Tyres that work on the Amarok

    Hi Guy's,

    After owning two Ford Ranger's, the last being a Wildtrak which I took delivery of Nov 2018, I finally got an Amarok Extreme V6. What a vehicle.

    I ran 275/55/20 Cooper LTZ on the...
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    Re: N. Cape flower season

    As soon as I'm back in SA the family and I are headed up the N7 to Springbok....in the hope we'll see some flowers.
    If not....we enjoy our road trips so that alone will be awesome for us.

    On the...
  5. Ranger PX2 - Nomad Auto 'box Heavy Duty Valve Body / Torq Conv Lock-Up Control

    Hi Gents,

    I have a question for the auto gearbox specialists please.....

    I stumbled upon a gearbox business in Oz making great claims wrt changing of the auto 'box valve body, as well as the...
  6. Re: Update on GT Radials Adventuro AT3 tyres

    I took delivery of a new Wildtrak in November and changed my rims and tires. As I don't do much offroad driving...a few times a year at most....I got 20" and considered these tires. Unfortunately...
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Ford / Mazda here

    After 9 weeks abroad....I finally returned home and took delivery on Monday 05.11.2018......Absolutely enjoying it.
    For now only the wheels, tires (Coopers LTZ - 275/55/20) and headlight bulbs...
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    Re: Amarok heavy duty leaf springs

    If the 5 blade heavy weight option is fitted...what happens to the front?

    Is longer springs fitted or does it stay standard?
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    Re: The vehicles you admired in your youth

    Growing up in the 80's...so that should explain my list...

    1) Ford Cortina Interceptor - I was in awe.
    2) Ford Sierra XR6....yes there was the XR8 but I was about in matric when I got a ride in...
  10. Re: Upgrading your Alternator's Effective Charging Output

    Forgive me for going slightly off topic....but it could be relevant.

    If one installed two Lith-Ion batteries in your caravan:
    1) Would one need to upgrade/replace the pulling vehicles alternator?...
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    Re: Pirelli vs Conti

    Maybe I can explain the grip...Pirelli vs Michelin...this being my personal experience....this way....
    Using the launch control on the RS4 -
    Pirelli: When you let your foot off the brake...
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    Re: Pirelli vs Conti

    My Audi RS4 came with Pirelli's when I bought it. The day I took delivery I bought a full set of Michelin's.

    Pirelli's lasted 24 000km of HARD driving.....then I fitted the Michelins. Never again....
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    Re: Ford ranger wildtrak on 35s

    I've spoken to the folks doing this very upgrade (Laz Performance) down in CPT. They have a workshop in Salt River.

    Your Ford warranty will most definitely be invalidated immediately. They in turn...
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    Re: Ranger Raptor Confirmed for 2018

    I found this rather interesting....

    http://www.caradvice.com.au/621117/ranger-raptor-four-cylinder-choice/?source=trending&slot=1
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    Re: Ranger Raptor Confirmed for 2018

    I think it looks awesome....LOOKS AWESOME! Interesting suspension...all I'd do is replace the springs. Love the seats...and I'm rather glad they've restored the rev-counter...I'm old...I like a...
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    Re: Ford Ranger Raptor

    OOps....apologies then.

    How does one delete posts?
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    Ford Ranger Raptor

    So it's finally been revealed....the Ford Ranger Raptor.

    https://www.netcarshow.com/ford/2019-ranger_raptor/

    Personally I prefer the American Ranger.
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    Re: This was our Namibian Adventure

    Absolutely enthralling. You've got me sooo bloody hyped up for our trip.

    This so reminds me of back in the day...waiting on the next episode of "Brakenjan" (jip - definitely old enough to remember...
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    Re: Slightly Stressed: Namibia for 23 Days

    As we currently planning a similar trip to Nam...the above post and comments have come in pretty handy...so thanks to all of you for both the advice and suggestions.

    Zapiture - hope the trip went...
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    Re: Namibia Overlanding Tours (Own Vehicle)

    Gentlemen, a huge thanks for your responses.

    Tony - AWESOME post there mate - very much appreciated. Answered so many questions.
    Kalahari Safari - Thanks for the welcome. I'm pretty sure we'll...
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    Namibia Overlanding Tours (Own Vehicle)

    We planning an overland trip to Namibia....probably the North first. It'll be our first time in Namibia and our first of the kind.
    As we'll be going alone (mum, dad and 3 yr old), we considering...
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    Re: Paddle shift gears... does anybody use it?

    Most high-end vehicle's that has them "paddles" come standard with them.
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    Re: Drive out Shootout

    How would that Goodyear fair against a Cooper ST Maxx.
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    Re: Dobinson suspension

    Thanks Peter - much appreciated. I'm up the road from those clowns...definitely paying them a visit.

    How did you find the Dobinson suspension?
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    Re: Dobinson suspension

    Who are the agents in SA?.....or even closer to home...who in CPT fits them?
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    Re: My T6 Ranger's LED headlight conversion

    Pierre,

    So in your opinion it's best left as standard?

    I have the Osram Nightbreakers in for about 6 months...no issues thus far, although I will admit they are no better or worse than the...
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    Re: New Range Rover P380 HSE

    I absolutely love the look of this vehicle.....and even more so the tech inside the cabin (I'm a self-confessed tech junkie). Would I buy it....probably not as I think it's a "girly" car....but if...
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    Re: Waeco: difference between CF50 and CFX50?

    I have the CFX 50. Absolutely awesome fridge. No power issues at all.

    Planning on fitting one into our BL when we get it. I'll not touch another fridge.
  29. Re: To Amarok or not to Amarok...that is the question

    8 spd ZF 'box.
  30. Re: New Nissan Navara - 1st Hand Impressions Please??

    Does anyone know when they'll be in showrooms in the CPT area?
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    Re: LC 200 VX vs D4 SDV6 HSE

    Wrt the BL Ratel.....both my wife and I agree it's just perfect....for everything (daughter will grow and tag friends along and so forth)....

    Oh yes...Touareg boot WAY small....(I've learned the...
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    Re: LC 200 VX vs D4 SDV6 HSE

    Oil field is a huge place mate. I stayed at the IEC (Iraq Energy City) and worked at a gas plant in North Romalia (1 hr drive either way)...but no, he's name does not ring a bell.
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    Re: LC 200 VX vs D4 SDV6 HSE

    Awesome review Bruce....thanks!

    I couldn't agree more with your last statement. Never had any issues with LR wrt the SWAMBO'S RR Evoque.

    Your review has answered loads of questions wrt your...
  34. Re: 2016 facelift ranger XL main beam headlights

    Just my 2cents worth....I currently have the Osram Night breakers installed - a complete waste of money - makes absolutely NO DIFFERENCE at all.
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    Re: Ford Ranger tuned in Germany

    Have a look at RGMotorsport. Expensive but something I'd consider.
    I've seen more than just a few threads relating to tuned whatever but abroad.....how does that help us here?....it doesn't. We...
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