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    Re: 1999 mitsubishi colt v6 crank pulley

    On them 3.0 V6'e the keyway can become worn and fall out...then the pulley comes off and leave you next to the road.

    Contact Arnold Venter from Mitsi Tech Performance for a permanent solution.
  2. Re: Ridiculous maintenance cost of Freelander II

    If Mikebob has seen these motors open, Juandre have probably seen then 10 times more!
  3. Re: Ridiculous maintenance cost of Freelander II

    This....I know Mike has seen the guts and glory on the insides of these motors.
  4. Re: Ridiculous maintenance cost of Freelander II

    Only install Bilstein shocks on you FL2 - it is oem and lasts around 200 000km. AND it cost around R1500ish each. All other brands fail way too soon.

    Our FL2 is just over 255 000km and major...
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    Re: You had one job

    Some of these sites only give options up to a certain age, thereafter nothing.

    When placing an ad for an older vehicle you just have to use what description is available - all the options is click...
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    Re: Freelander 2 Brake Pads

    Did disks and pads last month.

    Best price on the disk was from Independent 4x4, R600ish per disk and Naskar Menlyn for the pads, the cheapies just under R500 for the set.
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    Wrangler 4dr Re: Help with hot water smell

    I like to have radiators chemically cleaned every 100 000km or so - it is much cheaper that any cooling associated repair.

    All kinds of kakkies accumulate between the condensor and radiator which...
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    Re: Defender mechanic Pretoria East

    Walter @LRX!
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    Re: Landrover difference discovery.

    Sjoe,

    Very hard to answer as I have no idea what a 2D 177 is?

    Care to elaborate?
  10. Re: Thank you for letting me play in your sandbox

    Welcome!
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    Re: Used LC200 4.6 petrol v8?

    The bigger challenge is to find a nice petrol model!
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    Re: Can I just unplug a chip?

    I had my Hilux Kz chipped and intercooled at Dastek at 72 000km. Sold it at 433 000km and still running strong afaik.

    Yes, Kz's crack heads at around 200k km. That is a design flaw, not a chip...
  13. Re: What is this Worth, and is it a Series 3??

    baie!
  14. Re: What is this Worth, and is it a Series 3??

    Petri,

    Wat van ek spaar jou 'n trippie Pretoria toe en gee jou R5k vir die kar, as is?





    ;)
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    Re: Shout - out to the LR Extreme Team

    Yep, they are repeat offenders with their good service!
  16. Re: Pappa soek weer 'n EE EF AAI.........Ai Tog

    Koop die EFI, as jy die dag baie skuldig voel, ken jy mos 'n handelaar wat vinnig-vinnig van hom ontslae sal kan raak?
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    Freelander II Re: Freelander 2 buying tips

    Jip, valve body was around R16k mid 2018.
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    Re: 1969 Mercedes 190d ponton

    My Pa het presies so 190D in die laat 70's gerestoureer. Erens in die 80's was dit ons skoolkar.

    Soek oom Chris Cloete van Chris Cloete Motors i Moreletapark op, hy onderhou baie sulke klasieke...
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    Freelander II Re: Freelander 2 buying tips

    It look stunning!

    IF you have kids, may I suggest proper seat covers from day 1? Ours has the same interior and with 1x 8 year old it is hard work keeping it clean.
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    Freelander II Re: Freelander 2 buying tips

    Just north of R30k. They now do it for around R20k.
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    Freelander II Re: Freelander 2 buying tips

    Our 2007 S model has covered just over 250 000km. Unfortunately not trouble free.

    Around 230 000km it neede a gearbox(auto) rebuild which I lay squarly at the feet of LR for their stupid 'sealed...
  22. Re: Freelander 2 Part numbers required 2010 Freelander 2 HSE

    Guys,

    Buy your oil from your local Mercedes garage - top notch quality, 5W30, at aroung R400/5L.
  23. Thread: Gatvol

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    Re: Gatvol

    x2!
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    Series I Re: Defender 2.4 engine replacement

    Last time I heard a brand new sub from LR was around 30k - but it was a few years ago.
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    Re: Freelander 2 EGR

    Kry een by Mikebob.

    Ek het Egr afgeblank en cat uitgesny. Dis maak nie veel van 'n verskil nie.

    Wat wel goed werk is 'n Unichip ingesit deur Dastek. Die chip maak die midrange torque net soveel...
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    Re: Freelander 2 EGR

    NOT a Frod engine.
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    Re: 2008 freelander 2 radio

    My son made some coin deposits into the FL2's cd player and since then cd's get stuck.

    I had it out for repairs but quotes range from R3k upward, thus not economical to repair. We are living with...
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    Re: Freelander 2 ECU remap Cape Town

    Unichip - the only way to go.

    I had our FL2 fitted with a Unichip almost 3 years ago and very happy with it. Mild power upgrade with much improved throttle response.

    I've had a couple of...
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    Re: Isuzu 4x4 issues

    Mooi!

    Neem asb foto's van die binnegoed?

    Hier in die groot dorp sal jy erens 'n spring kry, maar ek weet nie van daar in die grammadoelas nie.
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    Re: The "parking rules applied" thread

    And the trio went for breakfast!
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    Re: The "parking rules applied" thread

    3 Blue FL 2's in one parking lot!
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    Re: LC 100 VX - vervang

    Vergeet maar van die Volksie - ek dink nie daai dsg ratkas is taai genoeg om 200 000km probleem vry te kan haal nie.

    Krap rond vir 'n lae myl Patrol 4.8.
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    Defender Re: Td5 leaking intercooler

    www.cirrus.co.za

    Or perhaps www.motorcade.co.za
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    Re: Electrician in Centurion area

    AlbertG on the forum.
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    Re: Why would Amarok Injectors overfuel?

    I fail to see how working a properly tuned and serviced turbo diesel vehicle will lead to a failure of this magnitude.

    Think of your average 2/3 ton truck doing local deliveries. Thise enigines...
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