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  1. Defender Re: Defender Puma 2.4 TC light with TC comes on and goes into limp mode

    Like Jakkals said!

    In addition, crawl in under the left hand passenger door and check the earth connections to the body and a little bit further away, also where the earth is attached to the...
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    Re: Keeping cool in a tent - tips?

    Last year I camped at Sondela for a weekend and Swambo and I nealy died in excess of 45 degree days. We have an RV4 tent
    What saved us was an "on suite" bathroom on our camp site and having a cold...
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    Defender Re: LED Rear light issues

    Just for a test, change only 1 single bulb back to the original and see if the other left over LED's then work?

    Had the same issue on a truck & trailer. Trailer changed to LED's and then nothing...
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    Re: Dear Nissan.....

    Thank you guys!
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    Dear Nissan.....

    Dear Nissan,

    Due to circumstances beyond my control, I have recently bought 2x new Nissans. A new NP200 dCi and a 2.5 Xtrail AUTO 4x4. I am absolutely sure that there is no way on this earth that...
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    Re: Where do you have to stop for a "meal"

    1 - Riviersonderend se bakery langs die Shell fulstasie - beste beste pastye in SA (Ou Meul as ek reg onthou)
    2 - Maders slaghuis in Pretoria Noord - Beste rooiworsies is SA
    3 - Grabouw Slaghuis -...
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    Re: R350 000.00 What would you buy?

    Nissan 2.5 X-Trail 4x4 Auto

    I just bought 1 and I am getting more impressed by the day!

    Has all the bells and whistles, excellent ground clearance, magnificent fuel consumption for a 2.5/4...
  8. Re: Moving to Mud-Terrains? What should I be aware of?

    I want to say something.....but I am rather going to give advice..

    1 - My opinion, get Hankook RF10's in the size you want.
    2 - Hankook have 80 000km warranty
    3 - you don't need ear plugs while...
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    Re: What Allrounder Business Bakkie to Buy??

    Ag ek weet jy wil!!

    Koop hom net vir die hel daarvan. Jy kan mos!;D
    Vir wat dit werd is, hy sleep ook soos n bees en dra 750kg gemaklik en daars genoeg krag sonder om te sukkel.

    Ek verstaan...
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    Re: What Allrounder Business Bakkie to Buy??

    Petri,

    For what its worth.

    I see a few "nasty" comments regarding the NP200 here on the forum. I cannot and will not join this opinion club. a Month ago, I bought my second one in succession....
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    Re: Hilux V6 performance and fuel

    I know somebody who bought a V6 Hilux when everyone else was buying D4D's at the time, (myself included).
    We all laughed and made jokes at him for buying the V6 and he took it on the chin regarding...
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    Re: AT Tyres for Hilux

    without any doubt Hankook RF10's. I assume 265/65/17's?

    80 000km warranty. Amazing in wet and dry with exceptional road holding on and off road. Since I changed to them 2 vehicles ago, I have...
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    Re: Illegal LED light bars - a solution

    What makes you think I speed?
    You can hit a person, dog or anything else for that matter at 60km/h....or 40km/h. And I don't understand your thinking around this. It is not asif I drive up to-and...
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    Re: Illegal LED light bars - a solution

    With this, I am probably leading myself to a slaughter from the forum but here goes.

    For the past 5 years I have had a pretty potent Lightforce lightbar fitted to the front of my Hilux.
    2 weeks...
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    Re: Traffic Officers

    Hi Trevor,

    Its actually my son.
    I will talk to him tonight and then PM you some details

    Thanks
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    Re: Traffic Officers

    I have been told and made to believe that the following really happened and is true.
    This is from a very honest and reliable source which I most certainly trust.

    Recently, travelling from Pta to...
  17. Re: Platkar... What's the lightest on fuel, in the real world?

    For what its worth..

    My son just bought a Suzuki Celerio 1.0 GL MT.
    Sure its a 1000cc 3 cylinder but its packed with everything you want...and need. It goes really well. It has all the bells and...
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    Re: Hilux anti-theft hack

    I know a guy who bought a decent hand-firearm safe.

    He cut 3 x slots into the top - clutch / brake / petrol pedals.
    Opens the door, slides the pedals into each slot and then locks the safe. They...
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    Re: "quick pitch" tent update

    From removing the tent in its bag from the carrier of my trailer to it standing pitched, under 3 minutes.
    Off course, it takes a few minutes more to hammer in the pegs and tie the lines but the tent...
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    Re: "quick pitch" tent update

    I have a Wizz 26. Brilliant!!
    I don't want or need anything else
  21. Re: FL2 - Engine fan apparently needs replacement

    Sounds a bit dodgy to me.

    Replace a fan if it is NOT working. Clearly, when it gets power it runs. So, it energises the fan but does not switch off after ignition/engine is cut. There must be a...
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    Re: Landcruiser 4,2 1HZ to 3,0 D4D swop

    Over 100 000km from brand new, I have only seen a true 10.4km/l on 4 occasions on my Hilux 3.0 D4D Xcab.

    I was driving like Miss Daisey @ 105-110km/h. Slowly through the gears, no high revs etc....
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    Re: Please help!Puma 2.4 non starter

    I am tight today but if does not get it started he is welcome to call me tomorrow morning.

    zero 8 two 8 two four 1 seven double 4


    Seeing that there is currently a Land Rover tussle going on,...
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    Re: Please help!Puma 2.4 non starter

    Those Defenders want a really healthy and good condition battery to start off with. As him to make sure the battry is proparly charged.
    Next is to try and do a full computer re-set.
    This is done by...
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    Re: Alternative to a canvas tent

    My solution...But ONLY if the camp has 220V AC power.

    Last year we had the really unpleasant experience of camping in 40-44 degree mid summer heat with no shade protection. We nearly died and was...
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    Re: Mercedes X-Class at NAMPO

    I used "Dainty" instead of "feminine".......

    I think I did rather well with that one
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    Re: Mercedes X-Class at NAMPO

    Who said anything about them falling apart?



    OK, I deleted it before Dirk deleted me....
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    Mercedes X-Class at NAMPO

    Probably the best thing that happened to the X-Class exhibition at NAMPO, was the sales and marketing team they sent to introduce and unveil it to the visiting farmers and us "orinary" folks.
    Never...
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    Re: I rest my case. Why!!

    I think this is a little harsh...

    Without those kind of questions, there will be nothing to talk about in THIS forum other than baking bread recipe's, knitting patterns, gardening tips, water...
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    Re: How many 2.5 SRX 4x4 owners here?

    This is only my opinion...

    What you might loose a little in overall power and speed, you make up for in reliability, longevity, economy, trustworthiness, relative low operational costs, retain a...
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    Re: Isuzu Mu-X in SA 2018

    And again unfortunately.......seems to be without a diff-lock!!

    Or am I missing something? Having traction control is just not cutting it.
  32. 4x4's you probably wont own...and which you will

    Just a "fun" little thread...PLEASE NO BRAND BASHING, this is NOT the intention of this

    Which type of 4x4 brand or model will you probably and out of choice not own.....and which you will

    Not's...
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    Re: Please Tyre experts question

    And I could answer.....

    Buy a Toyota and you wont need all those gadgets and tools to keep your jalopy on the road......
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    Re: Please Tyre experts question

    I'm sorry, it was a typo.....it is 15" not 16
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    Please Tyre experts question

    I have a NP200 1.6i 8V.

    Currently as standard it has 185x65x15 tyres which will need replacing within the next 2000km's or a week.

    I would really like a more "aggressive look" with tyres. Do...
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