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    Re: Jimny-1 Opel UTE-0

    Glad that you both (leonoost & Fearl3SS) are OK and with relatively minor damage.


    We are lucky to drive 4x4s, they don't "buckle" easily during bumper bashings........
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    Re: Buying second hand tyres

    I've had to buy a second hand tyre and it saved me, so, there are situations where you do that!

    I did a trip to Namibia and on a section of the D3705, travelling south in a riverbed (called...
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    Re: navara 4.0 v6 vs 2.5 diesel

    Ja, ek probeer baie ouens daai een vertel en ouens verstaan dit (of WIL dit nie verstaan) nie. 'n Vriend het nou net haar afbetaalde 3 jaar oue Mercedes B220 ingeruil op 'n nuwe Mazda CX5 omdat die...
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    Re: navara 4.0 v6 vs 2.5 diesel

    The Spanish built YD25s were also 140 kw, I have a 2010 Spanish 140 kw Pathfinder......
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    Re: navara 4.0 v6 vs 2.5 diesel

    The V6 Petrol will run at between 13 and 16 lt per 100 km on the open road, and even worse in town if you have a heavy right foot, we are talking 20 to 22 lt per 100 km!!

    I have the Pathfinder...
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    Re: Toyota spares in Africa because they need to be repaired more often....

    Stan,

    The Patrol ruggedness and suspension strength is legendary. It would not have broken a shock in the first place!!!

    Ha, ha, ha......



    Just had to get in the dig
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    Re: 1999 Nissan Terrano ii 2.7Tdi manual

    Go to a local radiator repair shop, they may be able to make up a new copper tank radiator, but they will need the buggered one to get the exact size and to get the holes and brackets right, to make...
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    Re: Right fit for an overland newbie

    Read this before you look at the Pajero and is offroad abilities and limitations...... (look at all, for a balanced view). Their offroad 4WD system (Super Select) is probably the best on any...
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    Re: Right fit for an overland newbie

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    Don't know where you heard that from, somebody must has spun you a long yarn
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    I have a Pathfinder with the 140kw 450nm YD25 motor AND a Patrol with the 3.0 Di ZD30 engine with 118kw and...
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    Re: How to manage your fridge

    I do the just about the same. I have a 90 lt National Luna double bin, smaller one a fridge, larger one with a separate plastic cover is the freezer.

    I set the fridge to about +5, which works...
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    Re: Vehicle export

    Try and re-register the car in Musina via a "change of address", as if you moved there. No roadworthy or anything like that required. That should work and make the rest so much easier.

    Maybe there...
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    Re: How bad is the 3.0 ZD30 really.

    The Patrols come with rear diff locks that are are vacuum activated, sometimes these vacuum pipes block or crack but are normally easily repaired by the guys in the know. The activating solenoids...
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    Re: 2011 NP300 2.4 4x4 150k service due

    Gert Louw - Nisprow Alberton North area, works from home. Ex Nissan employee, one of the better guys.

    084 577 4893 - Tell him Malcolm referred you. He serviced my Terrano, put in a new motor when...
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    Re: Hi got a Chev Nomad can i do overland trips

    The Nomads, Beetles, Kombis and Beach Buggies could go where no other 2wd vehicles could go and 90% of the places where 4x4 could go. All of the above were excellent on sand, even without deflating...
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    Re: Trip to Botswana - Own or rented 4x4

    I am a tourist guide and take a lot of people on safari with me, and every time it is overseas guests, I hire a 4x4 from a reputable 4x4 hire company. I have not once (rented probably 20 times) had a...
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    Same here, also retired, was also looking for Campsites for December.

    Seems like R650 per day is about the norm. For Camping?

    Normal rates are from about R200 (normally limited to 2 plus...
  17. Thread: Nissan Navara

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    Re: Nissan Navara

    Skokbreker is om die skok, as die wiel oor 'n knik gaan en skielek op (of af) beweeg, te breek, en het glad niks met die veringstelsel se dra vermoe te doen nie.
  18. Thread: Nissan Navara

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    Re: Nissan Navara

    OLi4 Chris

    Volgens jou foto, is daar voor en agter die veer 'n chassis cross member (pyp) en blyk 'n basis vir die veer van sowat blyk om ongeveer 300mm breed te wees. So daar is nie een stress...
  19. Thread: Nissan Navara

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    Re: Nissan Navara

    Ek het 'n 1999 Nissan Terrano gehad wat ook heeltyd op sy bumpstops gery het met my treiler gehaak, van Jhb tot in Malawie deur Zimbabwe en Mosambiek en terug via Zambia en Mana Pools in Zimbabwe tot...
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    Re: Nissan Patrol rear springs

    GU and GQ same rear springs, same chassis.....
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    Re: Terrano 2.7TDi 2000 radiator

    Eish, just saw, you are in "Skelmbos".....
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    Re: Terrano 2.7TDi 2000 radiator

    The tensioner pulley offset on the Terrano is different to that on the Hadrbody/NP300. You fan belt will not run true if you fit the wrong one. It may also be the case on the water pump.

    I cannot...
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    Re: What Allrounder Business Bakkie to Buy??

    Navara?
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    Re: 2001 Nissan Terrano II TD27TI

    Bosch via Diesel Electric sell those for a lot less than the Nissan list price.
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    Re: Advice on houw to proceed with Indie workshop

    I agree with Renier, take the small claims court route. It is very effective, no lawyers allowed, only expert witnesses. No delays allowed. The day the case is heard, it is over and the desicion is...
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    Re: Tailgater tire table.

    Exactly!!!
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    Re: Same as yours.

    No wonder mine look exactly like yours; they probably came from the same source..... I just think it was earlier than 2006/7.
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    Re: Tailgater tire table.

    About 15 or maybe 20 years ago, somebody on this forum made some of these units for a 4x4 fitment outlet, but he had made 10 or 20 extra units, exactly the same as the ones in ELU's pictures in post...
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    Re: Why a timing chain?

    Sorry about the High-jacking of this post!

    My 1750 Berlina with a 2lt motor used to regularly run at 8lt per 100km at 140kph plus and had a top speed (indicated) of 215kph at nearly 7000 rpm in...
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    Re: Vibration at 1700 rpm

    My Pathfinder does the same since replacing the complete clutch assembly. I fitted a solid mass flywheel that is obviously not 100% balanced, only mine happens in all gears at 1600 rpm. Mine gets a...
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    Re: 2.5 Turbo Diesel has no power

    Seems to be in "Limp Home" mode. Disconnect battery and leave like that for 5 minutes and reconnect.

    My Patrol did the same because of water in the diesel when I filled up in Nossob Camp. I had to...
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    Re: Why a timing chain?

    Yes Jelo, I had many Alfas (27 in total) and those chains lasted around 300,000km and they were not expensive to replace. The main maintenance was to keep the tension right. The slack in these caused...
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    Re: BFG KO2 Balancing problem

    Have no problems with the 265/70 x 17 KO2s on my Patrol...
  34. Thread: Nissan Navara

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    Re: Nissan Navara

    Die VIN nommer is op die bakwerk van 'n voertuig, nie op die raam (Ladder chassis) nie, so daar gaan nie 'n nuwe nommer wees nie.

    Toe ek na aftrede vir 6 maande by my maat se panelshop uitgehelp...
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    Re: Need a new spare

    No, you do not have to. As I said, a 285/70 x 17 will work. Worn tyres do sometimes have a slight size variation that your diff will be able to cope with. So ask, and look around, I am sure you will...
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