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  1. Re: I need some direction....pleeeeeeeeeease!

    The only option in my opinion if you have to replace the engel with ANY OTHER BRAND is a NL...

    My engel 40L is now about 13 yrs old and runs like a dream in the car and then we have a 90L twin NL...
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    Re: Prado 120 1GR-FE Rough Idle

    Perhaps tightened a little too much?

    Many years ago I drove the double cab hilux kzte and after 1 service at SAC uoon collecting the vehicle they informed me that onenof the glowplug head/tip had...
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    Re: Prado 120 1GR-FE Rough Idle

    Where are the little missing pieces that broke off?
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    Re: LC 79 DC headlight fix

    In my case the lights in the bumper were sealed units...rather stupid I'd say.
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    Re: Land Cruisers too uneconomical?

    Okay okay Jelo I will stop now...
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    Re: Land Cruisers too uneconomical?

    Yip...identical to mine...here is a pic of the one for sale...
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    Re: Land Cruisers too uneconomical?

    Wahahahaha...I mean oops sorry [emoji12][emoji2957][emoji38]
  8. Re: Khwai to Mohembo via Serongo Village

    I did a lot of work in the Seronga area but never travelled the entire distance of your planned route however spoken to many who have and they say very thick sand anf low range driving most of the...
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    Re: Land Cruisers too uneconomical?

    Saw a BEAUTIFUL 76 v8 2014 model with a mere 40 000km and some extras amd FSH going for AFAIK R460 000 in the east rand earlier this week...
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    Re: Land Cruisers too uneconomical?

    That is about the best answer so far [emoji106][emoji106]
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    Re: Land Cruisers too uneconomical?

    The above counts for.my previous 76 series 1hz which I sold with 180 000km on the clock...

    Before them I had 2 defenders...these HAND DOWN cost way more to run than the cruisers...
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    Re: Land Cruisers too uneconomical?

    I have not read ALL the posts and replies only the first 15 or so...

    My current drive is a 76 series V8 and just last week had its 210 000km service...I also run PRE-diesel filtration (and oil...
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    Re: The Development in Bots

    Ok but it is 300% than it was 6mnths ago [emoji6]
  14. Re: LC105 4.5P: Independant Workshop in Pretoria area

    Sorry still wanted to add that Rudi has done various things on our LC 76 V8 too...so am speaking from experience [emoji4]
  15. Re: LC105 4.5P: Independant Workshop in Pretoria area

    Mike...all depends on what work needs doing...

    Rudi Hinze is owner of 4x4 Megaworld in Centurion and has a passion for land cruisers old and new...has rebuilt various oldies and is currently busy...
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    Re: The Development in Bots

    They are well on their way already...road is AWESOME from Maun right up to the crossing into Makgadikgadi Park...that was 2 week ago...not sure from the Nata side...
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    Re: Prado Questions

    As for previous comments etc seen most are very happy with their 4.0 Prados...I have no experience wit them BUT for all your mods/upgrades etc I would NOT hesitate to use Rudi Hinze and his team at...
  18. Re: Land Cruiser 70/79 Double Cab Modifications Thread

    Perhaps a catch can that never has its filter element changed might cause a problem otherwise a catch can is DEFINATELY A GOOD THING...

    With EGR blanked off there is still oil return from positive...
  19. Re: Looking for Nxai Pan recommendations late December

    I work in and around Motopi Village which is between Maun and the Nxai Pan turn off...your drive from Maun to the Nxai Pan turn off is on a BRAND NEW surface of tar (up to where the road enters the...
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    Re: Sun Visor - Prado 120

    Try Tokia just off Zambezi Drive, Pretoria North
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    Re: My LC 79 v8 Journey

    ...but a (properly) remapped V8 diesel cruiser is A LOT OF fun in the dunes [emoji6]
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    Re: My LC 79 v8 Journey

    So after gettinng the fright of my life in Waterkloof highschool's parkinglot last night...'sidestepped' a car sticking out a parking bay and clipped the mirror on a signoost EISH...i am gonna do...
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    Re: My LC 79 v8 Journey

    Some...
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    Re: My LC 79 v8 Journey

    So my remapping is also ATM...not sure if I mentioned that already?? Hehehe

    I have done LOTS to mine...brought most over from my previous 4.2 76 though...

    +2 FOAM CELL IM shocks
    IM heavy duty...
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    Re: My LC 79 v8 Journey

    My 76 v8 also has de graaf 76mm free flow...I work up in Africa so RACOR was done yonks ago and I also have catch can fitted...and is going for 210 000km service next week...

    So mine is mapped by...
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    Re: LC 79 DC headlight fix

    Agreed...I fitted LUMENO work lights in my bumper for good flood lighting for the relative foreground...they are even beter than the headlights hehehehe and are relatively cheap too...see pic
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    Re: LC 76 extras and cruise control

    I wouldn't hesitate to go to Rudi Hinze owner of 4x4 Megaworld Centurion...he will do everything and has an amazing attention to detail and the quality of work his shop delivers...you won't be...
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    Re: Cruiser 76/79 V8 owners take note

    Yip gotto agree about Lucas Reyneke...
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    Re: Cruiser 76/79 V8 owners take note

    I have read some of the posts...not everything...I want to add my own experience and 2c worth...

    So to start off with I am NOT a mechanic or an IT specialist who understands all the mechanics and...
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    Re: Khumaga ferry off service

    Nooe ferry is lying on dry ground...

    If you come in at the north gate i.e. Puduhudu gate, the (leasurly) drive will take +-2 hours to reach Khumaga camp...
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    Re: Advice where to stay Maun or Moremi

    If you do decide to stay in Maun, Audi is great...they will arrange a makorro trip for you...they drive up to where there is water and start the makorro trip from there...
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    Re: 76 V8 Cruiser

    My 2014 76SW V8 has been remapped by ATM almost 100 000km back...also decatyed and running 76mm freeflow...cruiser now has 203 000km on...only clutch was an issue...a known issue...

    As for fuel...
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    Re: 76 V8 Cruiser

    As per all the accessories one can fit on a 76 PLUS the 285/75 16 aka 33" tyres and +2 suspension...and a heavy foot around town...highway driving true speed and cruise control set at 125km/h...
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    Re: Getting Pula

    I need to aplogise for incorrect info given...I had the xchange rate totally wrong...I called Sherwood to confirm...

    Apologies for inconvenience I
    I have caused anyone.

    Trev
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    Re: Botswana border crossing paperwork

    Yeah vehicle NOT towing is around P240...and over P300 if towing...

    DO NOT assume card facilties working at any border posts...very unreliable...garages too...in my humble opinion, always have...
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