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    Re: Touareg - newer V6 diesel vs older V8 diesel

    Fully agree with this! If you have air and proper tyres, it really can hold its own with much more off-road orientated SUV's. I've tested mine to my limits;D So much so I damaged the radar cruise...
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    Re: Touareg - newer V6 diesel vs older V8 diesel

    I have air so I am biased. It makes a massive difference and is "self adjusting" if you hit rough roads.

    If you only do sand, there shouldn't be any clearance issued. Rock - different story.
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    Re: Touareg - newer V6 diesel vs older V8 diesel

    1. Has to have two knobs - left one is for air, right one for mode selection
    2. Right knob has to have 5 selection modes - Normal, Off-road, Low range with center diff open, low range with center...
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    Re: Dunlop Grandtrek AT3g (owners review)

    Please post a picture of them on your truck. I am due for tyre replacement in the next 10k km (so about 3 months, seeing that it is hunting season and I will do some km's;D).

    Currently top of the...
  5. Thread: Terramax

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    Re: Terramax

    My dad has been using them for a few years already! He is very happy and get some good km's out of them
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    Re: Introducing Tactical Distributors SA

    If I was TDSA I would refund customers out of my own pocket, even if I have to take out a loan.

    Then I would drop Payfast and inform all my customers for the reasons of the switch and introduce...
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    Re: first confirmed corona cases, travel ban in effect.

    Shoe, so a 100 cases in a mere 2 days!!!!
  8. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    Jup, 2.4 all round on tar.

    I ALWAYS deflate on gravel for anything longer than 20kmís.
  9. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    I run 265/60ís. I ignore the guidelines in the door and adjust as I see fit. Saying that, the Tregís tyre pressure moni is set at 2.3 so the moment it drops below that, I get warnings. So for tar, I...
  10. Thread: June Brekkie Run

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    Re: June Brekkie Run

    I now appreciate why you are so kwaai against Amarok drivers>:D>:D

    All TIC of course buddy!!
  11. Thread: June Brekkie Run

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    Re: June Brekkie Run

    Looks like you guys had fun!! Wish I could join one of these

    Oh.....and now I see why Hedgehog is well.......like a hedgehog [emoji23][emoji23][emoji23][emoji23]
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    Re: Bush Lapa general discussions

    Hi Hein,

    Just to be clear - the gearing doesn't change. The shift pattern changes. In addition, it activates off-road ABS, HDC and HAC, alters the stability control program and switches off...
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    Re: Bush Lapa general discussions

    George, define "off road conditions"? I've done some pretty hairy stuff with the Touareg and while low range makes it more controllable, I never "needed" it.

    Edit to add: The Treg however can...
  14. Thread: VW Arteon

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    Re: VW Arteon

    Yes, absolute pity. Beautiful car!!!
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    Re: 105...sshhh...nobody knows

    Riekie, can you send me the link to the classifieds add please?
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    Re: Looking for a cocker spaniel pup

    Hope you come right. My brother's dog is awesome!!!
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    Re: Looking for a cocker spaniel pup

    PM sent
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    Re: first confirmed corona cases, travel ban in effect.

    And there the politicians surprise me;D

    Nam is on level 4 - almost back to normal. Borders will remain closed for normal travel, but foreign travel is allowed with restrictions.

    Erongo moves...
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    Re: first confirmed corona cases, travel ban in effect.

    Jup. My model (which I built and calibrated way back in April) projected infections to be around 200 by now. My HKGK statements is based on the emotional way our guavament has responded to new...
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    Re: first confirmed corona cases, travel ban in effect.

    63 confirmed cases. All new cases from Erongo, with some with no contact or travel history. HKGK
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    Re: first confirmed corona cases, travel ban in effect.

    Draft regulations suggest that you may travel from/to Erongo only if you have had a negative test in the previous 72 hours.

    If they close down Erongo for a further 14 days (as I expect they will),...
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    Re: Trip Report - LD over, we head north/west.

    Awesome report buddy! Thanks
  23. Thread: Tiguan 4 motion

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    Re: Tiguan 4 motion

    My brother's wife has the 1.4TSI 4Motion auto and they are very happy with it!! very fuel efficient and loves dirt roads! He did put on some AT tyres on 16" rims though.
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    Re: VW Touareg 2020 V6 TDi Yes / No ??

    There were some glitches immediately after release but I believe this has been sorted. As Hannes mentioned, the interior is like nothing else - absolutely stunning!!! The car is also a looker!
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    Re: FJ Cruiser - Interesting Facts (Useless Information)

    Amazing!! That is what I get with the Touareg!!! Ok I can get up to 11km/l if I drive like a granny[emoji23]
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    Re: Buying Advice: Amarok vs Hilux

    Congrats Charlie!!! Nice looking van that!! Many happy smiles!!!
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    Re: FJ Cruiser - Interesting Facts (Useless Information)

    That really is amazing for a V6 petrol in tank!!! What is your avg speed? Do you track that as well?
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    Re: Amarok built by Ford

    Thank you for correcting me good sir. I suppose I will now have to sell all my VW's. Clearly they are not fit for this forum.

    every bloody VW thread becomes a bedrock for Toyota supporters.
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    Re: Amarok built by Ford

    Probably for the same reason the ANC is in power and Black Label sells better than Tafel Lager
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    Re: Amarok built by Ford

    I will say it again

    Raptor underpinnings with VW running gear (V6 + ZF + electronics) will be the best thing on 4 wheels.

    My gut says VW will use the Ford chassis. Maybe the suspension,...
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    Re: Amarok built by Ford

    I strongly doubt this will happen. Surely the failure of the Xclass will be fresh in their minds.
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    Re: Amarok built by Ford

    You do know the Amarok coming end 2020 will have 195kw with overboost function to a potential 215kw!!

    The current V6 is an amazing engine. If Ford can better it then awesome!!!!
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    Re: Amarok built by Ford

    The Ford Ranger and Amarok is probably the two best bakkies on the market now. OK, the Triton is also VERY good!!!

    If they can keep the best of both it would make for one awesome ride!!!
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    Re: Buying Advice: Amarok vs Hilux

    Nope, it is not. This is pure perception. There are a lot of Amaroks who have done hard mileage and are in excess of 300k km.
  35. Thread: Bakkie prices

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    Re: Bakkie prices

    Canyon - only comes in V6!!

    All in, including gooseneck towbar, rubberizing, Seikel rock sliders and desert suspension kit came in at 803k

    But decided to keep the Treg for now>:D The 190kw is...
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