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    Re: TDV6 Crank Failures

    Yeah in the last week, I've had a mate write off his 2012 3 Series BM after oil pump went at 70k on the clock, another's ML left on a flat bed this morning from her house so what do you buy now a...
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    Re: TDV6 Crank Failures

    Na people are just over it and have better things to do.
  3. Thread: What to do ?

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    Discovery 4 Re: What to do ?

    If you asking for yourself and you clearly already have concerns then don't buy it. Rather sleep well at night.;D
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    Sticky: Re: LR parts offered / required

    Anytime Paul, it was a pleasure.
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    Sticky: Re: LR parts offered / required

    I have two top coolant hoses for a Td5.

    The first 1st one had a leak from bleed screw so the hose was cut and a brass fitting with bleed screw inserted, no further issues.

    Didn't like the look...
  6. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Haha I can afford it and I have been one of the biggest advocates for it BUT it's not a Defender, I'm not angry just disappointed.

    Will keep my orginal Defenders and my other half can use the...
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    Series I Re: Wanted - defender 90 2.8

    Yeah but at that price it's a waste of cash. I would rather get one for 140k and fix it up so it's what I want.

    I've seen a few at at below 150k, if you buy one for 200k you need your head read...
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    Series I Re: Wanted - defender 90 2.8

    Wouldn't pay over 150k for one, saw one the other day for 140k but was in Jeffreys Bay, so probably has rust.
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    Re: Dometic tropicool tcx 14

    Ya that's what I'm concerned about. Leaning towards waiting and buying a cheapy Dometic 50lt on takealot daily deal for 5k, I see they on special fairly regularly.
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    Dometic tropicool tcx 14

    Does anyone have any experience with the Dometic tropicool tcx 14, are these thermo coolers any good in our climate?

    I have a NL 90lt Twin for when we go away so was looking at the Dometic to keep...
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    Sticky: Re: LR parts offered / required

    Missed your msg, I am picking up a parcel at Postnet tomorrow I can ask, what is your closest branch?

    Probably looking at about R200 with Postnet as it is over the 5kgs.
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    Sticky: Re: WANTED thread for Land Rover parts & accessories:

    Looking for rear drawers for a Disco 1
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    Sticky: Re: LR parts offered / required

    Anyone with a rear drawers for a Disco 1?
  14. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    I've been told 880 entry level spec.
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    Sticky: Re: LR parts offered / required

    You welcome to take them. As mentioned the rear won't work as the 110 has a bigger rear coil.
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    Sticky: Re: LR parts offered / required

    Have a set of HD front coils for Defender 110 and standard rear coils, free to who ever collects.

    Send me a msg on 082 654 6092 if interested before I throw them out.
  17. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Agreed but also confirms the standard layout will be able to accommodate it. Basically like a old Toyota Venture or van.

    I'm in two minds about this car, will have to wait for it in the flesh.
  18. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Interesting, the midde seat in the front seems like a ### idea for what is essentially a premium vehicle now.
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    Sticky: Re: LR parts offered / required

    Swopped my turbo pipes on Puma 2.2 for Silicone. Does any one want the old rubber ones before I throw them out?

    Was going to keep them as spares but decided against it.
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    Defender Re: Buying a defender in 2019

    Agree with what you say but if you going to buy a Puma the 2.2 is the one to have as an everyday vehicle. They also never had overheating issues like the 2.4.

    The 2.2 unit will also be much easier...
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    Defender Re: Buying a defender in 2019

    If you want a " refined" Defender for everyday use then get a Puma if you want a proper Defender then get a Tdi or Td5.

    I use my Puma 2.2 almost everyday and its fine but a massive difference from...
  22. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Anecdotal evidence at best but let's not derail the tread with opinions about a different vehicle.
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    Re: Is this it?

    Says the people who own them, trying to convince themselves they will not suffer the same failure as the others, while trying to protect there resale value.;D;D
  24. Defender Re: Defender SWB... help me become the happiest person on earth!

    Still won't fit properly, there is a reason they were stuck with so many on the show room floor back then and they quickly stopped bringing them into SA.

    A SW is perfect fit and you can extension...
  25. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    My money would be on the Start/stop button.
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    Re: Poor Customer Service

    To be honest this thread shouldn't even get as much attention as it did.

    Summary: Wanted to pay peanuts and then got a terrible product, then threaten to go to forums and social media to assist...
  27. Defender Re: Defender SWB... help me become the happiest person on earth!

    I test drove one when they came out because they were cheap when they were released but after going around the block I saw why. They were giving them a way towards the end.

    I'm 1.83 and during...
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    Re: Poor Customer Service

    Have a great life Haha. Heard that a couple times from ex gfs ;D Gets me everytime.

    Seriously though, when you get cheap quotations like that I would be sceptical. You get what you pay for and...
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    Discovery 2: Re: TD5 to travel the east of southern Africa

    This response is very surprising from you and for once I think you have been fair with regards to Land Rover :)
  30. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    You are correct and they were 2015/2016 Pumas with limited kms that were stripped and rebuilt by Land Rover.

    You could probably buy a D4 V8 for as cheap as chips in 5years and do it yourself...
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    Re: Is this it?

    I agree that it would be useless on a farm BUT it would be an aweosme machine.

    Saying it is a death machine is like saying a gun kills people when in actual fact it is the person behind it not the...
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    Re: Is this it?

    There are some valid points though.
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    Re: Is this it?

    https://www.outsideonline.com/2397884/land-rover-defender-2020

    Pretty much sums it up.
  34. Re: Recommendations for extensions of or new motor plans for petrol D4?

    They will only sell it to you through Land Rover now, thye seem to be in bed together with it.

    A mates SDV6 came out of warranty and Land Rover quoted him R60/70k odd for extended warranty so he...
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    Defender Re: So my 2.2 puma turbo is blown, what next !

    My Puma 2.2 also chowed a turbo under warrranty and Land Rover replaced the turbo, intercooler and cylinder head (They probably could have cleaned the intercooler) but they were paying so .
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