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  1. Thread: Malgas Pont

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    Re: Malgas Pont

    I don't think they meant that it sunk physically.
  2. Re: Independent trailer suspension DIY question

    But that will only work if there is just one steel pipe. On a corrugated road it is littered with "steelpipes" with different frequencies, depending on the speed the road is generally travelled on,...
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    Re: Navara D23 2.3 nie wat hy beloof om te wees.

    Weet darem nie Reenen, dit maak nie vir my sin nie. Ek weet niks van Dyno's af nie, maar ek neem aan torque word gemeet op weerstand teen rollers. As jy rem trap gaan dit tog geen verskil aan die...
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    Re: Navara D23 2.3 nie wat hy beloof om te wees.

    Reenen

    Is dit nou die Vrydag wat kom of die een wat verby is?
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    Re: How stupid can you be?

    No, from Ceres the preferred route for trucks is still either past Tulbach through the Nuwekloof pass, or through Du Toit's Kloof, over or under. Even without the overhang, Bains Kloof is way to...
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    Re: How stupid can you be?

    Oops, sorry, read too fast.
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    Re: How stupid can you be?

    There are actually chains hanging on both sides of the pass to show the permissible height, although the one on the Wolseley/Worcester side I think is lying damaged on the side of the road. There are...
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    Re: Mint G. Wagon!

    My Dad bought a 1981 300GD 3 door Station wagon LWB in 1995 for R45,000, sold it in 2001 I think for about R85,000. To buy that same G now will cost well over 100k. I had many adventures and mishaps...
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    Re: Secret Falls Tulbagh

    If you care to point out anything incorrectly stated as facts, I will gladly retract any such statements I might have made.

    I have no interest for or against the campsite, it makes no difference...
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    Re: Fire Bettys Bay Pringle Bay

    The winds are making the fire totally out of control. My parents stay there and are back in their house, they are out of the danger zone currently. An empty plot about 5 houses up the road did catch...
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    Re: Fire Bettys Bay Pringle Bay

    Some pictures I recieved from the Franskraal Fire.
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    Re: Secret Falls Tulbagh

    The campsite from the other side. The campsite is circled in red, with some of the roads which was built without environmental impact studies visible on the right. Apparently it was these roads that...
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    Re: Secret Falls Tulbagh

    The campsite was not built on arable land, it is right up the mountain side. Yes, he basically bulldozed a road and a campsite out the mountain slope. I don't know if he does any farming lower down,...
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    Re: Secret Falls Tulbagh

    There are many rules you have to adhere to, even if it is your land. You cannot for example go and just plough over Renosterveld, even if it is your land, you will be in deep poo. These regulations...
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    Re: Secret Falls Tulbagh

    As far as I am aware they were forced by Cape Nature to close down. Road up the mountain and camp site created without permission, cutting off of farmers water etc, those were the rumours. He was...
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    Re: Bakkie drag race

    Nah, this is the last type of thing I would look at or worry about when buying a bakkie. This type of video is for 20yr old boy racers still comparing their parent's cars ro each other.

    There are...
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    Re: Ford se tweede langste thread.

    Het die liggie gehad op my werksbakkie, net in die oggend, en wanneer jy afsit en weer aansit was dit weg vir res van die dag.

    Na Ford toe geneem, die sÍ dit is foutiewe air temp sensor. Hulle het...
  18. Thread: Stuck

    by nieljooste
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    Re: Stuck

    I've also never seen any footage of the last two break in recoveries, not on youtube either. There are however many examples on the Internet of the first two breaking and causing serious injury or...
  19. Ford & Mazda Re: Ford Ranger Windshield Spray Tube Damaged

    Could that be rodent damage?
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    Re: New Ford Ranger 2.2 XL Supercab

    I drove about a 100k km with the pre-facelift model. I found it works out a long term average, so it will start to be more accurate the more km you drive, and it will then also become less affected...
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    Re: Smoking 2.5 TDI Courier

    Net so bietjie terugvoering hierop.

    Rook was toe nie heeltemal weg nie, dit het gekom en gegaan. Partykeer niks, ander kere staan en 'n minuut by verkeerslig, dan met die wegtrek sommer weer 'n...
  22. Re: Michelin - 81,313 km and still going strong

    Wat het jy onder dieselfde omstandighede met 'n ander soort band gekry?

    Ek dink 60k is uitstekend vir baie ry op sommige tipes grondpaaie, dit hang maar alles van die tipe oppervlakte af. Die...
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    Re: Ou Patrol... Is daar hoop?

    Stem saam, lyk baie goed.
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Ranger: What is this?

    I think it is a light sensor. You can maybe check by switching your lights on in daylight, cover the sensor with your hand to block out the light, and see how the instrument panel illumination reacts.
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    Re: 265/65/17 Michelin AT2 vs BF Goodrich KO2

    By that reasoning a VW Vivo and a Bugatti Veyron is probably also one and the same thing?
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    Sticky: Re: WC member spotting

    Hi Grassie

    I stay in Hamlet during the week, in Strand on weekends. We must make a plan to meet.
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    Sticky: Re: WC member spotting

    Spotted on Gydopas. Hi!https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171215/74dc7029aac803b68f3d11ffe5e8eee1.jpg
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    Re: Touareg V10 Consumption

    .;d;d;d;d;d
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    Re: Touareg V10 Consumption

    Thanks Stephan

    Hoop maar die wind is van agter. Watter spoed sleep jy dan?
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    Re: Touareg V10 Consumption

    Oh one other thing. What size is the fuel tank, 90?
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    Re: Touareg V10 Consumption

    Hi guys

    I am towing a Jurgens Exclusive (+_1.5t) from Stellenbosch to Keurboomstrand next week with a V10 treg. Will be leaving the caravan there so coming back with only the family and luggage. ...
  32. Re: Towing Capacity on H5 2.2 Diesel and Fuelly

    Hi guys
    Reviving an old thread. Does anyone know what the towing capacity of the 2.2petrol workhorse is? Cant seem to find a definite answer in this thread, or from a dealer.
    Thanks
  33. Re: Are trailer couplers designed to decouple when trailers/caravans overturn?

    Yes, looks like it.
  34. Re: Are trailer couplers designed to decouple when trailers/caravans overturn?

    What about those cast iron ones that was fitted amongst others to the sprite caravans? They could turn 360 degrees, meaning the caravan could flip without decoupling, but also not flip the tow...
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    Re: Ford 2.2 Diesel vs Kia/Hyundai 2.2

    Sorry, I was looking at the wrong (deejaycee_2000) post, I agree, that is on the high side.
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