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    Re: New building - what geyser options

    Im running Gas geysers and stoves, it dropped my electricity by half
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    Re: Moving From Hilux to Ranger

    Mazda BT50 200K km on the clock 4x4 d/c 3.2. I've pulled out trees on my farm with this bakkie, I've towed close to the 3 ton mark with it with no problems at all.
    Bought it on 45K km and around...
  3. Thread: Write off?

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    Re: Write off?

    Rather take the money and run. I wont trust that bakkie again after an accident like that
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    Re: Spot Light Advice

    The pic with Sam's LR, I have the smaller set of the spotlights and then a 800mm or maybe 1000mm lightbar on the roof. Both Chinese Im extremely happy with both of them. I use them for patrols on the...
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    Re: 2.2 Ranger Headaches

    "I'm pretty sure the problems all started when I got the mapping done."
    All depends where you had it done. Mine was done 3 years ago by Jnew tuning in Potch and the 3.2 pulls like a train. +- 80 000...
  6. Re: Newer bakkie suspension vs the older bakkies

    90's drove a d/c Toy 2.4, even with Emu shocks the bakkie was ### on road. Then 2000's 2.5Td d/c Ford, much better but even with upgraded shocks it still was not a car I would like to drive around...
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    Re: Hoe de hel?

    Ek het in laat 90's a 2.4 d/c gekoop vir R70, en het 36K km op gehad. 2 jaar lank rond gery en verkoop op 50K en vir R85K. Die bakkie lyk reg en is in goeie kondisie, maar prys? Eish nee dankie
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    Re: Clarkson says it like it is

    Land Rover? No never in my life. They are over priced and as mentioned way over priced.
    If I really had the money to spend and they would sell in SA, the new Hummer or the new Bronko are way better...
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    Re: Is buying a Jeep still a good choice

    They say "Its a Jeep thing"
    All I can say is that I could never understand why anybody would go for a Jeep. There's just to many things wrong with Jeep as a daily driver and if you are serious about...
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    Re: Should I keep it?

    Keep keep keep.
    Im sitting now with the 3.2 Mazda on 200K and she is a wonderful 4x4.
    I've spend a few bob here and there but spending now R10K+ per month for a new bakkie for the next 5 to 7...
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    Re: Word ek oud of word ek slim.

    My Mazda 3.2 is gechip. Dis die beste ding wat ek ooit kon doen! Meer krag en nou kan ek n trok verby vat sonder om the worry wat die auto boks gaan doen. Dit alreeds maak dit die mooite werd. Ok...
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    Re: House to run ob solar when sun shines

    I found a company that's doing rental options. My cost per month for the farm is +- 8K per month but their system is going to cost me 9K per month. I get my power direct from Eskom and half of my...
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    Re: MICE Problem in CKGR

    I have mice on the farm and I place mothballs in a stocking in the engine bay. Its worked for me for over 10 years.
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    Re: Which diesel is best ?

    All Im saying is stay away from Sasol. My average on Sasol was about 50km less on a tank than any other brand.
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    Re: Driving an automatic: Any general advice?

    I change my 3.2 Mazda on 200K and you could see that oil was dark but no smell to it. I would most certainly change the gearbox oil between 100 and 200K depending on how you drive it. No oil is for...
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    Re: Wrangler to Disco

    My friend got rid of his LR and bought a Porsche, and he is paying less on the Porsche for services. Just saying..

    And Im not a Toyota driver but drive a Mazda 3.2. You wont have this sort of...
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    Re: it's a write off

    Let me tell you a little story. I had a Ford Sierra iRS. Timing chain broke and I had it repaired by a shop in Spring. While the car was there, the guy asked me if you wanted some mags for the car...
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    Re: Are Bakkies going backwards?

    I dont think that you have ever had a 2.4 4x4 Toyota D/C, old one with the solid diff then? I would never drive that over a 100. At 120 it would drink what my current 3.2 would use at 160! And...
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    Re: WeBuyCars.......Buyers Experiences??

    One owner Kia Sedona 2.9 2008. I was offered R60 000 by them. Advertised it privately at R90 000 and had people falling over me at that price, (One was even a dealer in Brits). I did a autotrader...
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    Re: New Defender Bakkie

    Nee man LR! WTF is this!
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    Re: Bus to motorhome conversion total rebuild

    Thanks, subscribed and cant wait for the final product
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    Re: Those who said, electric vehicle, NEVER!

    With Eskom and long distances in SA? It will take years and years
  23. Re: Bad behaviour: Old Postal Route to be shut down

    Good on the farmer. I would have stopped it long ago. I own a farm and nobody can set foot on my farm without my consent. Why did he allow it for all these years.
    Nope, close it down and keep the...
  24. Re: New Defender - Problems straight out the box...

    Just stay away from LR. Its that easy. And the new defender is really an ugly car. My 2 cents and sticking to it
  25. Re: Used Land Rovers are half the top ten slowest sellers in USA

    Volvo one of the least? And Mazda one of the highest? Nope dont think so at all. Those stats I will take with a pot full of salt.
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    Re: 48mm Tow Balls warning

    I remember reading this article many moons ago and yesterday my friend was using my trailer when the 5 M trailer with bricks and stones come off, smashed his Pathfinder's back window and damaged the...
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    Re: VERY VERY Disappointed in GARMIN !!!!

    No! Thats the long and short version of the answer!

    I got a vivosport. The strap broke after about 18 months. The whole unit is moulded as one piece and you cant replace the strap!! I mean real, a...
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    Re: 2020 Mazda BT 50 - Isuzu Based

    Got to agree with you on this one. I thought I was a grumpy old man, but I think John beats me
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    Re: Lawnmowers & Weed-eaters

    I own a farm and persoanlly I've moved away from Stihl. Overprice, spares are expensive and expensive to maintain.
    One of my workers run the small chainsaw without oil. Cost of new engine was just...
  30. Re: Fortuner with very impressive fuel consumption.

    I drive my 3.2 Mazda, 2013 model, standing on 180 000 now, and I always fill up when there is less than 50km to drive. Average fillup is always over 80l, I've never had a problem with my fuel...
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    Re: Stealers!! Why??

    Mazda BT50, rear brake light, for both bulbs R124, got them just down the road at Midas plus indicators bulbs at R60 for all 4. So yes, stealers!
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    Re: Do you like the new Defender?

    Really Fugly
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    Re: This VW/Ford NON-SENSE regarding Amarok

    Jsut wondering who has the most experience with bakkies in SA? ord or VW
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    Re: Look what I found

    I fully agree. Look a few years back they showed a Chinese hummer look alike. I open the bonnet and then closed it again but I didnt see that the arm holding the bonnet up was not properly back in...
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    Re: A stroke of genius? Or just being stupid

    How did you get that right? I would love to know what is happening in my car in realtime.
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