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    Re: Retirement house near george

    I have a cottage at great brak so I am biased

    The reason for punting great brak as a destination are as follows

    20 km to Mossel bay (GOOD hospitals)
    20km to George (good hospitals)

    between...
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    Re: Retirement house near george

    Stilbay IS very picturesque and relatively well sorted for comfortable living

    The good news
    it is very picturesque
    it has most of everything you need for daily living
    low crime rate
    peaceful...
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    Re: Retirement house near george

    While rust is still a consideration, the garden route is not as humid as the Natal coast and the sea temperature is lower so rust is not as prevalent as Ballito

    Places like sedgefield glentana,...
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    Re: Retirement house near george

    There is a LOT to see in that area and all of it is close to George

    You will need to to give an idea of your budget before anyone can aim you in any direction

    George is biggish and has a wide...
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    Re: Jeep Cherokee 2.4 any good ?

    over and above the Jeep, that engine was fitted in the PT cruiser , plymouth voyager and the chrysler sebring

    None of which really caught on
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    Re: GV 3.2 problem

    have a look at the oil pressure relief valve, it may be sludged up and malfunction.
    The mileage IS high and any "solution" can only be temporary.

    A man I knew simply put in a higher viscosity oil...
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    Re: How many kilos on your car?

    Kilo s is just 1 measure of a cars history

    My car has 167 000 km on it

    BUT

    it is a 2001 model and in tip top shape original paint ans shinier than today's cars
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    Re: Langebaan Manor ontwikkeling

    ken die plek as "SMELL"danha!

    maar net as die wind van n specefieke rigting waai
    However hasnt the smeely factory closed down?

    Never experienced the smell in Langebaan
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    Re: Reliable roofing specialist

    Roof n Clad Somerset west 021 8552344 0827722618 Charlie van Helden
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    Re: Petrol evaporating from vehicle ?

    are you starting the car and letting it idle to keep the battery charged?
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    Re: Voetspore behaviour

    Bumped into them at a beer brewery in Riebeek kasteel some time ago
    Tried to engage them in conversation
    got the cold shoulder

    seems for all their on camera bonhomie they dont like dealing...
  12. Re: Jeep cherokee 2.8 crd slow on rev up

    check if the variable vanes in the turbo are actually functioning properly
  13. Re: Windup on 4x4 from different tyre sizes fitted?

    straight from google


    1 Cross section width

    The first three numbers, in this case 195, refer to the section width of the tyre. This is the measurement, in millimetres, from the tyre’s inner...
  14. Re: Jeep cherokee 2.8 crd slow on rev up

    where to start????

    The jeep electronics are very very integrated so
    examples
    an issue in the gearbox can show in the engine running
    A burned out glow plug puts the engine into limp mode but...
  15. Re: Windup on 4x4 from different tyre sizes fitted?

    Be sure to understand the essence of your question
    what you want is the CIRCUMFERENCE to be the same
    the examples you write about the difference is in the tyre WIDTH which is not significant in...
  16. Re: 2018 Grand Vitara. Buying one and I have some questions.

    Yes it works
    BUT
    There is a warning sign that pops up encouraging you to shift to 4H
  17. Re: Anyone recomend a place for rust proofing - Cape Town

    HOT DIP GALVANISING????

    A colleague of mine in amanzimtoti, Natal did just that many years ago. Stripped his bakkie and galvanised the body and bin.

    He couldnt get the vehicle back together...
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    Wrangler 2dr Re: Cruise control

    I dont know if this relates

    On my mercedes if the ABS lights come on indicating the ABS system is not active any more the cruise control doesnt work.
    sort out the abs bas etc and the cruise...
  19. Re: So close my hart nearly fell through my ###

    replace the hose that had a hole in it NOW
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    Re: Inverter Question

    I have no idea about the stuff these guys make

    BUT

    JSM power convertion

    situated in premier park, fabriek street , kuils river

    make a range of this kind of stuff
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    Re: Companion leaning to one side ?

    Just takes 1 bottle of good wine and my companion leans to the left too

    Oh you are talking about a caravan.......

    sorry my bad
  22. Re: Suzuki Grand Vitara 3.2 wheel alignment

    I went to Palm tyre in strand

    They maintain that in order to get the alignment right they had to " bend"the front wheel (not sure whether left or right)
    They said this is true for all gv vehicles...
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    Re: Strange GV 2.4 Clutch problem

    it is possible that the fluid has moisture in it and a mixture of temperature and lowered atmospheric pressure leads to the moisture creating a low pressure situation leading to a soft clutch.
    ...
  24. Re: Safe and more affordable areas in Cape Town?

    Kogel bay is a very popular surf spot (and near to Gordons bay!)

    nobody mentions Philedelphia???
  25. Re: Safe and more affordable areas in Cape Town?

    Gordons bay has properties for every budget (and it is out of the madhouse that is Cape Town)
    Not well known is that the prevailing winds around gordons bay strand are offshore due to the mountain...
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    Re: 2006 Jeep Cherokee 2.8CRD Limp Mode

    Had a similar problem
    Investigation said it was throttle sensor
    turned out to be glow plug

    Todays interlinked, computer managed systems are so prone to leading one astray (especially in the jeep...
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    Re: Sand Blasting

    consider using a rust converter as an undercoat (Rusist for example)
    Then paint over that
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    Re: My first MB

    I wouldnt touch DISA with your bargepole!!!!!!

    They load the price of spares WAY above MB prices and they charge labour at about the same as MB. His excuse "to keep the doors open"

    as...
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    Re: Cederberg campimg

    Have a look at MARCUSKRAAL between citrusdal and clanwilliam
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    Re: 2005 Jeep Cherokee 2.8 CRD

    they are cheap to buy coz no one trusts them for reliability.
    I had one for a couple of years, the warning lights reminded me of a pinball machine
    the automatic gearbox had to "wind itself up" in...
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    Re: It's been a while

    glad you are back on your feet physically even if you are driving a non jeep
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    Re: It's been a while

    putting 1 and 1 together to get 11

    did the Jeep damage your back?:D
  33. Thread: Alarm

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    Re: Alarm

    A friend and I used to do clutch replacements as private work in Durban (MANY years ago)
    EVERY car we worked on had cockroaches under the flooring

    maybe car gets hot and insects get active (that...
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    Re: GV feedback

    yup, will be great
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    Re: Stolen spare wheel

    Is Pretoria South Africa's G spot?
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