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    Sticky: Re: Nissan 1400 specs

    If I remember correctly there are a few little nylon bushes at the bottom end of the lever and on the "rods" that connects to the gearbox that gets worn. Not too difficult to replace.
  2. Re: My FJ 60 (2F) - Servicing, Mods, Tuning, and Repairs

    Ek wonder mos nou, is jy nie die ou wat veronderstel is om in die bed te wees en te rus nie??>:D
  3. Thread: Sand Blasting

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    Re: Sand Blasting

    Before hiring or buying sandblasting kit, make sure your compressor can match the output required!
  4. Thread: Blomme Roete

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    MediaRelease: Re: Blomme Roete

    Ek was so bietjie meer as 'n week terug in die Weskus Nasionale Park. Blomme het toe redelik begin wys, maar die plaaslike mense reken dis nog te koud vir die vygies om regtig mooi te blom. Ons het...
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    Re: Funny how life changes

    I for one will drive to Benoni with a smile if I know my VW is going to get proper attention - I have seen the threads you have posted and that is already more than most "trained VW mechanics" can do...
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    Re: Wheel alignment needed AGAIN???

    How do you determine which is a "decent" place? I have found that it differs a lot, even between franchises, and it can become an expensive exercise.
  7. Re: New Retro Style Caravans - Is there not a HUGE Market here??

    Those are really good looking! I would struggle to put them on water, even if they are made to be on water. As far as the retro style caravans go, imagine a nice retro vehicle to tow it with, like...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Which small car?

    I would list the contenders for her, pro's and cons and so on, take her to test drive and then let her decide - it is her car and money and she will have to live with the choice, after all. Women...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Which small car?

    Regarding the Up!: My wife has the Cross Up and absolutely adores it. It is quite a willing cruiser on the highway and feels like a much bigger car.
    Regarding the choice: You indicated that the...
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    Re: Drivers licence renewal

    I waited six months, lady at work is at eight months and counting, she has been back to redo the application twice - documents were lost. Take a certificate from your optometrist, some stations do...
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    Re: Drivers licence renewal

    Go to https://online.natis.gov.za/ and make an appointment. Good luck.
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    Re: Hilux Extended Cab

    For the sake of your kids' comfort, go with the double cab. Extended cab is really not meant for four people, most do not have safety belts at the back and are anyway only licensed to carry two...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Ford Ranger Torque

    If you are referring to the 3.0 TDCI in the older Rangers, I have the Mazda BT50 with the same engine and gearbox and cannot say that it stalls easily. My wife also drives mine often and has not had...
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    Re: Worcester schools.

    My sister who is a teacher (at a secondary school) in Worcester agrees with Worcester Noord and Worcester Primary.
  15. Thread: My new POS V6

    by Jakoos
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    Re: My new POS V6

    Seriously???😡
  16. Thread: Load shedding

    by Jakoos
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    Re: Load shedding

    Yes, I think this is correct. Capital Park, for instance, does not appear on the load shedding schedule and it is close to Steve Biko Hospital. Hermanstad, right next to PPC cement factory - I can...
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    Re: My 2A Forward Control

    Me, too! I am no Land Rover fan but I love a good story!
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    2010 Mazda BT50 Freestyle cab doors

    I have the above bakkie in 4x2, currently at about 215 000km and bought secondhand two years ago. Lately the doors seems to rattle more than it did when I got it, especially the passenger door. ...
  19. Re: Braai wood - where and what do you buy Pretoria area

    I use a guy in Valhalla, prices and wood types differs from time to time but the nice part is that he sends out "wassaps" on what he has available at what prices. But, I buy 50 bags at a time as...
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    Re: Advice on vehicle choice

    Based on your post, I would rather go for the Everest - more spacious vehicle than the Kuga, for your family of four.
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    Re: Telescope for viewing ships on the ocean

    And don't forget to add a nice tripod to keep it steady!
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Ranger 4 x 4 3l TDCI showing empty

    I think check the wires going into the sender unit on the tank, maybe a rat chewed on there during the night or something. Must say, these gauges are not even nearly accurate.
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    Re: Please help me make a decision ...

    That steering wheel looks reasonably worn for the kilo's reflected on the speedo... that and the worn driver's seat would make me worry. Will they provide you with the previous owner's contact...
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    Re: Online licence renewal

    The sad reality is that you can book online, stand in a shorter queue but you will wait much longer for your new driver's licence! The section responsible for printing the cards is in a mess, have a...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Bolts through chassis for towbar & Bumper

    OK, ek het toe die tap-roete gevolg. Nuwe boute met washers en als is piekfyn. Dankie vir almal se raad!
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Bolts through chassis for towbar & Bumper

    Neighbour's brother has right size tap, I just found out. So, for a few zamaleks I may be sorted...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Bolts through chassis for towbar & Bumper

    This is exactly what bothers me - I do not want to squash the channel. Second problem, how to get an insert in there - the rear bolts are reasonably accessible, but the front ones not. Unless I use...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Bolts through chassis for towbar & Bumper

    The nuts are welded on the inside of the chassis channel, no way to get to them with a grinder! That is why I want to drill through them and the other wall of the channel to put a bolt right through...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Bolts through chassis for towbar & Bumper

    Thanks for the responses!

    @ Polar - very accessible, sparewheel may be a bit in the way but it is not bolts you undo every day!
    @ Janseekat - my bakkie is a 2010 model, I think the towbar is a...
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    Ford & Mazda Bolts through chassis for towbar & Bumper

    I had reason to remove the bumper and towbar on my 2010 Mazda BT50. I found that some of the nuts that are welded on the inside of the chassis channel are stripped or in the process of stripping. ...
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    Re: My new Town Car..............

    Ek grinnik lekker vir daai "dingetjie" om 'n motor van die Benz se grootte te beskryf!!;D
  32. Thread: Propshaft

    by Jakoos
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    Re: Propshaft

    I recently had excellent service from Propshaft Doctor in Pretoria.
  33. Re: Timber join plates: need to find a shop that stocks

    There's a Buco that just opened in Wonderpark, they may be able to order for you if they do not have. New branch eager to win customers type of situation.
  34. Thread: Info, please!

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    Re: Info, please!

    Jip, standard Hella male fits. Thanks for all the input, appreciated.:)
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    Re: Swart maandag 29 Oktober

    Waarskynlik die Amerikaanse ambassade na aanleiding van Ramaphosa se uitlatings oor plaasmoorde in Amerika onlangs, raai ek?
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