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    Re: How damaging is corrugation?

    Interesting thread this. We grew up with our dad who had citroens, the DS pallas, and all those year of driving bad roads in kenya, never heard of the suspension failing. I also had one when living...
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    Re: small scale nuclear

    I see there is contact info for PTA.
    this is very interesting
    I might follow up in the new year.
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    Discovery 4 Re: Overland Worx gets an A++

    Seeing this point of view, there was no need to get bashed. he wasnt asking for anything.

    I should think that we can state some facts. I mean if you say the service is bad because you want to get...
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    Re: Buying land in Mozambique

    Having travelled enough in africa, one thing i do know is that the signature of an african means nothing.
    They wont take you to court if you do them wrong, but they will slit your throat.
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    Flex in a chassis

    I am not sure if we have had a decent discussion on flex. i cringe when i see vehicles parked at dealerships with one wheel up in the air.
    So really how much damage can you do when you flex a...
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    Re: Nearly Arrested! Be careful

    My son gets a notice from FNb. there is a new fine on the system for his car.
    He checks and eventaully gets a photo, that was taken somewhere, and it says his car is not licensed.
    So get proof that...
  7. Thread: Stuck

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    Re: Stuck

    what i meant was , were you nipping ([email protected]) your self being stuck and no one else around, then i saw the third video and saw a bonnet of another car. so you must have had help.
    Had i been alone i...
  8. Thread: Stuck

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    Re: Stuck

    Were you nipping with no one else around.

    I see there was another vehicle...
  9. Thread: Stuck

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    Re: Stuck

    I dont see any landies stuck which is important
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    Discovery 3 Re: TDV6 crank from China?

    Was there a reliable year with the cranks?
  11. Re: Roll overs and recoveries . Your experiences

    I think the hill was the CEO of this climb.
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    Re: Share your DIY Camping gadgets

    Thanks for this.
    Would be able to take some photos of what was shared in the magazine for those of us that do not purchase the mag.
    cheers
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    Re: Ckgr warning.

    subscribing thanks
  14. Re: Beak through in vehicle batteries going flat problems.

    Thanks. very interesting. subscribing
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    Re: Small wind turbines ?

    brilliant i must say
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    Re: Touareg or Cayenne?

    Cayenne. has that extra build quality and the service is outstanding so much that it stands out.
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    Re: Share your DIY Camping gadgets

    Awesome idea.
    when are you going to market it?
  18. Re: Preliminary Investigation into TDV6 Crank Failures

    Not just Land Rover, every make drops in value , if you want something that doesnt drop in value, buy a ferrari and dont drive it.
    Porsche Cayennes and merc and bmws, all drop about the same amount...
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    Re: Stuck

    I am still waiting for that youngster to take his disco through the mud pit again.
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    Re: Stuck

    Re the second photo of the toyota and the nissan, its the First time i have seen a toyota stuck in that position...
  21. Re: Preliminary Investigation into TDV6 Crank Failures

    I have a question and maybe the boffins here can help out.
    If the crank journal is undercut it means its bigger than it should be. Logic tells me that if you overcut a piece of metal, then, you have...
  22. Re: Preliminary Investigation into TDV6 Crank Failures

    So a percentage had too little material and the rest had enough. What is determined as too little material and by how much?
    And how did this pass QC?
  23. Re: Preliminary Investigation into TDV6 Crank Failures

    So maybe its a heat issue which then becomes a oil issue, which then becomes pulley issue and finally its a deform issue which screws up the bearings and crank and when they rebuild the motor using...
  24. Re: Preliminary Investigation into TDV6 Crank Failures

    Well is it possible??
  25. Re: Preliminary Investigation into TDV6 Crank Failures

    I did ask elsewhere that maybe being a long shot that the block could have bent slightly or changed shape or form.
    But Mr. Bosch said that it could not be so because of the type of chassis that the...
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    Re: The shock of my life!

    What is a graphite blade? Blacker than normal
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    Re: Treg Owners

    I am pretty sure those pulleys are standard across the range for vw, i had them on the golf 1.8
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    Re: Outsurance - OUT-in-Africa 4x4 insurance

    I did
  29. Re: If Only Everyone Looked after a Car like this..........

    where is this mud that needs to be churned so that we can look after our 4x4s by cleaning them
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    Re: Idling turbo motor before shutting down

    So the pitch in this case is near or past the speed of sound, thats why we hear the turbo??
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    Re: The shock of my life!

    What were they trying to sell you for 45K
  32. Re: If Only Everyone Looked after a Car like this..........

    What worries me is being meticulous about a car and then it gets pranged or stolen. happened to me and i promised after that i wouldnt worry my socks off every day about small things, but i still do,...
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    Re: Idling turbo motor before shutting down

    subscribed
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    Re: Outsurance - OUT-in-Africa 4x4 insurance

    I am with Outsurance and the wording below in red worries me

    Copied and pasted........


    This policy does not cover any of the following uses of the vehicle for all Classes of use:
    hiring;...
  35. Re: LED light bars and spot lights- be careful!!!

    I think i will use my light bar only on the farm, if i had one
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