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  1. Re: What seems to be the issue ( ideo Attached)

    Yes agree sounds like tyres , also had this on my Volvo not as loud but the rear shock were bad destroyed the rear tyres , the bounce test look good ,so I took them out to check , 0 resistance , new...
  2. Re: Highest altitude that you have ever driven to....

    Well I suppose a Turbo or supercharger will compensate up to a point but should do much better than a normally aspirated car
    I dont know never really checked , I suppose the Drakensberg . in...
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    Re: Hi from Mexico

    Welcome to the forums
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    Re: Upgrading from Duster, but to what?

    So it has a terrible resale value , dont get new one , much like my Alfa , my 2001 Cherokee was fantastic but it was terrible on fuel , I had a 2 inch lift and the fuel was like 12l/100km best...
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    Re: Upgrading from Duster, but to what?

    Wow ask a simple question and the amount of response , The cherokee I like what does it cost someone mentioned R300k less ? wow that is amazing
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    Re: Home observatory advice needed

    Good luck I hope that it works out ok for you , but still not sure how a 12 inch Dobsonian telescope will work in an observatory , if you build a pier to mount it then you will need a ladder to look!
  7. Thread: Tyre Milage

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    Re: Tyre Milage

    On my Pajero I had the same (also 265/65/17) but changed to the AT (same make) from the HT around 80k lot more noise but a bit better off road , considering I only use it off road they are ok but...
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    Re: Upgrading from Duster, but to what?

    Keep your Duster its great , you have never got stuck so far why spend money in this time , any 4x4 you will get stuck its not the car but the driver , low range, your duster has a very low 1st...
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    Re: Game / bird viewing binoculars

    Everyone has a slightly different eyesight and as you get older it gets worse so someone comparing optics need to have the same sight and the same age. I have been using telescopes and binos for...
  10. Re: Pajero Gen 4 DID LWB Rear Wheel Bearings

    Quite scary how we get ripped off here 92 pound thats R1800 and they want R5000 ++ . I recently had the PCV valve fail on our Volvo S40 , Part price from dealer R3600 and R4500 labour , with...
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    Re: Pajero Gen4 SWB fuel tank

    would be interesting I got once 800km on my DID driving at 100 to Durban and back but was on the black stuff with HT tyres , in comparison for the same trip my 1.4 MA alfa I got back home on the...
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    Re: New member - Kelvin

    Welcome to the forums a great 4x4 you got
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    Re: Muhammad From JHB

    Welcome to the forums enjoys
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    Re: Introduce myself

    Welcome to the forums
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    Re: Fortuner AWD or part-time 4x4?

    Interesting was the move to part time 4x4 to save fuel? on my Pajero I have not noticed any difference in fuel usage between 4 wheel drive and only rear drive
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    Wrangler 2dr Re: Replacing the Front Diff

    Did you damage it and Broke the housing? for all the oil to leak out over a long period will be noticed with stains under car / diff unless you have special plates under that have no weep holes , I...
  17. Thread: Gps sales

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    Re: Gps sales

    Yes for remote areas GPS is still king (for now), but for everything else the phone has taken over , when we went to Europe and travelled many countries the GPS is useless, maps for this part and...
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    Re: Most "Comfortable" family road vehicle?

    My Uncle had a Hyundai Sonata , its like a merc S class leather seats and all the extras one can have for that time , boot is huge and lots of space , perhaps not for the young but its reliable cheap...
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    Re: Which diesel is best ?

    I just use the cheapest all 50 and the price is like R2,5 difference , if you live close to the depo in Alberton its close to R3
    Unlike petrol , diesel is different prices check around
    Ok you are...
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    Re: 4x4 Toy suggestions??

    Well having own a TJ, XJ , and for a short period a v8 WJ and now a Pajero the one I liked the most was the XJ in country 4l model with a small 2 inch lift was just as good as the standard Tj but...
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    Re: Running a 3-phase machine on 220 via a VFD

    Would it not be cheaper to just change the motor ?
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    Re: The VW Bus that never made it to market

    Yes my Uncle had one not really a proper off roader , more for dirt roads and snow , from what I remember was slow , but did they not fit a better engine later on?
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    Re: Gen4 gearbox Knock.

    So they strip the thread and then charge for the repair ? and R500 for lock tight? perhaps this was done under some sort of warranty as it seems ridiculous
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    Re: Mad repair assessment!

    Al my appliances the insurance replaced with new , fridge, TVs microwave etc , the only thing that was repaired instead of replaced was the built in steam shower , but that was under the house and...
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    Re: What Vehicle do I consider

    Well good luck betting a decent defender for 200k their prices have gone mad
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    Re: What Vehicle do I consider

    Sorry about your Disco but that is life
    I have never gone further that Zambia , but people that I know have only used Toyotas apparently spares etc are good
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    Re: Pajero Diesel suddenly smoking

    Interesting I thought all diesels from 2009 had to have one? mine is a 2007/8 and it does not have one
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    Re: Pajero Diesel suddenly smoking

    Has it stopped now ? could be the DPF (diesel particle filter) doing a regeneration process which is normal

    If it has not stopped you can check the air filter perhaps its a bit blocked , if not...
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    Re: Scratched/faded vehicle plastics.

    Interesting so its not heat that discolors plastic put rather the UV light? we have 3 cars 2 are always parked in a garage and the 3rd under a car port that gets a bit of sun on one side only , the...
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    Re: V6 Triton prices

    Have not seen many V6 petrol ones for sale , assume this is the 4x4 one ?
    with such low KM on and if in good general condition must be at least R120k ?
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    Re: Wheel studs failure

    I have never had this problem but the spare was always the same , but if you have a different spare then it will need different bolts / nuts for off road vehicles , on road cars I just drive slower...
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    Re: Removing foreign paint from duco.

    Must be a water based product when they dry its virtually not possible to remove , when you get expert advice please post I also found on a 2012 car some PVA (very small amount ) was difficult to...
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    Re: New shocks - wheel alignment

    Agree
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    Re: New shocks - wheel alignment

    100% they can remove and replace in the same position even on IFS but its better to do it , on SFA its not important as the shock just unbolts on its own , most vehicles the rear is just a bolt...
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    Re: Removing foreign paint from duco.

    I would not use this to remove anything on my vehicle , much better by hand
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