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  1. Re: Electric seat GLS 2007 SWB stuck forward and blowing fuse

    Blowing fuses means you have a short somewhere or the motors are getting stuck due to blockage either check with a meter or send to an auto electrician , never seen this before so no help sorry
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    Re: Lithium Battery Life Expectancy

    some of the batteries on the Cassini spacecraft lasted for 30 years , but that is not what one can purchase for a few thousand , so no your battery will last for 5 years max or less
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    Re: Alfa Romeo Giulietta TCT

    I own the 1.4 MA version its a 2013 model and so far so good , build quality is not the best but then I purchased it as a used car with 15k on for around 50% discount in 2015.
    I have owned many...
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    Re: Telescope for swambo?

    Thats a great price for the little Mak , however I believe that Meade have filed for bankruptcy , not sure how that will effect thinks but getting a scope from Loots will give 0% help if the scope...
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    Re: PLEASE advise - How to save old Pics???

    We have done lots scan and save , modern scanners are quick but its one pick at a time so a long process something to do during retirement/lock down
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    Re: Telescope for swambo?

    Lots of good advice here but one must remember that with our light pollution in cities visual is difficult , a Go To scope may find an object for you but that does not mean that you will see it. The...
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    Re: Bronco, would you?

    I am sure that is not what it will look like , this must be the specialized version for off road only , nice toy
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    Re: Lawnmowers & Weed-eaters

    Sure but the high cost of replacing batteries and high price to purchase , we are still a 3rd world so for a relatively small area get a manual lawnmover will give you some PT as you are still young...
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    Re: Vic Falls Current Flow - wow

    Wow we have been there 5 times in my time and have never seen that , but remember when its heavy like this you will not see much there will just be mist everywhere
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    Re: Restoring Opel Kadett GTE

    Good luck I had a golf GTI in 1984 and it cost me a leg and a half as I was a student then one friend had the GTE and it was great but not quite as well done and polished as the GTI , performance...
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    Re: Pajero Gen 4 dead

    Yip battery dead
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    Re: Midas Full Synthetic Oil

    So oil in the engine gets water ? its sealed and is probably just as good as a can of oils unless the engine is no good, , I dont get it Jelo how does water get to the oil , perhaps after many years...
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    Re: Gen 4 LWB Brakes on SWB swop?

    Rims are the same size , and the master cylinder are the same as far as I know so yes it should be fine , it should be a bolt on affair but lets wait for someone that has done it as I have not ,...
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    Re: Engines have come a long way!

    [QUOTE=JLK;4354729]Yes the older engines rarely made 100k miles, but was cheap and easy to repair. But I would also not drive some of the manufactures of today more than 100k km >:D
    My father had...
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    Re: Midas Full Synthetic Oil

    Changing Oil every 5k is good but not necessary with modern engines unless it takes 3 years to do 5k (like me) I changes the oil in my Pajero after 3.5 years having only traveled 4.5k with 15w 40,...
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    Re: Engines have come a long way!

    No they are 6 cylinder 1.6 l and rev to max 15 000rpm and have to last at least 7 races , most do now , reliability is much better than when they were V12
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    Re: Would you buy a Fortuner 4.0?

    No you have a good capable vehicle already , you have a cheap run around the golf 1 , you are 60 and you have a bakkie , how many times do you need a 4x4 with low gears ? probably less that the...
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    Re: Sanding garage doors

    I would just oil them every 6 months unless you are concerned with the look
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    Re: Dyna tune for 3.2 DID worth the while?

    most modifications will give you more power but more power is always less reliability , I would not change as the manufactures spend a fortune to get it correct , so someone claiming more power...
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    Re: My new POS V6

    I had a similar issue with the fan many years ago , after a bumper bashing the panel beater connected the fan polarity in reverse , took a while to figure it out as when the bonnet is open its...
  21. Re: MediaRelease: Mitsubishi Motors SA announces soaring sales in shrinking mar

    100% if Alfa sell 50 more vehicles they would probably have a 200% increase but VW would show .1%
  22. Re: Anybody want to sell their diving Computer?

    What is a diving computer ?
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    Re: Garmin touchscreen problem.

    You have helped me as well , had an old Garmin 215 with the same problem it has Europe maps , as well as SA and I used it a lot when going overseas
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    Re: Pajero for all the wrong reasons

    I had a jeep TJ , XJ and a daihatsu Rocky all good for different reasons ,price space etc and of course my current Pajero , the one that I really enjoyed was the XJ very capable in all conditions ...
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    Re: Mercedes - not what it used to be

    I suppose with all the controls in EU to make cars 'greener' most manufactures forget reliability , small turbo motors etc so if reliability is your prime concern then the Korean makes will works ,...
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    Re: Snorkel or not?

    As I mentioned before does anyone know a manufacture that sells a 4x4 with a snorkel as standard ? The Dakar race I never saw any Snorkels on any vehicles
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    Re: Power for a modem

    I dont have fibre at home but rather Vodacom lte worked well for me during power cuts using a laptop and a 32inch tv that I converted to 12v (most led TV's run on 12 to 18v) for many years but now I...
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    Re: Snorkel or not?

    I never saw the need for a snorkel , as mentioned it does not work for water crossings and the airflow is bad so their will be loss in power , with sand etc its all over the place so I dont think it...
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    Re: Nitecore repairs (out of warranty item)

    That will work a good light is mainly due to the design and quality of the reflective surfaces and not the bulb(LED in this case)
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    Re: Nitecore repairs (out of warranty item)

    That makes sense not many cheap LED torches will do that , many say 800 etc Lumen but can not do more that 150m, if you only use it for that purpose than perhaps portability is not an issue , lots of...
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    Re: My new POS V6

    I have not read all the posts but it looks great , I am sure many hours and monies have gone into this , out of interest are the diffs standard , I used to have an XJ Jeep and after increasing the...
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    Re: Nitecore repairs (out of warranty item)

    Yes at the price you pay it should have a lifetime warranty , my cheap LED torches have lasted over 5 years and used at least 2 times a week!
    If you only used it 10 to 15 times in 5 Years their is...
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    Re: First time 4x4

    Welcome to the forums and good luck with your trip
  34. Thread: Hi from UK

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    Re: Hi from UK

    Welcome to the forum James and good luck I unfortunately cant help
  35. Re: FIRST TIME 4X4 owner at almost retirement age

    Welcome to the forums and enjoy your 4x4 most people only use them as cars and a few I know have never engaged low range , makes you wonder, a 4x4 sticker is cheaper
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