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  1. Thread: KZN Trails

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    Hey Guys, It was an awesome day. Really...

    Hey Guys,

    It was an awesome day. Really enjoyed it. Thanks to everyone involved.

    Here are some of the PICS i took. :D.
  2. Thread: KZN Trails

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    Great so Wednesday it is :) Gonna be fun

    Great so Wednesday it is :)

    Gonna be fun
  3. Thread: KZN Trails

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    Hey Guys, If it is OK Wednesday would be much...

    Hey Guys,

    If it is OK Wednesday would be much better for me as the MRS has apparently made some plans for Tuesday afternoon.

    Cheers
  4. Thread: KZN Trails

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    Yip, any day is good for me. Just let me know...

    Yip, any day is good for me.

    Just let me know the time and the place. Co ordinates will be great :)

    Looking forward to it.
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    You can't go wrong with the SFA Hilux :) May...

    You can't go wrong with the SFA Hilux :)

    May not be the most luxurious or comfy vehicle but when you complete the obstacle and watch other vehicles struggling and/or breaking it all starts to...
  6. Thread: KZN Trails

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    Unfortunately not :( Slaving away at work...

    Unfortunately not :(

    Slaving away at work before the break.

    Deadlines you know :)
  7. Thread: KZN Trails

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    Let me know what day suits you guys mid week and...

    Let me know what day suits you guys mid week and what time etc... would also need the GPS co ordinates if possible of the trail.

    Does the Trail have some nice obstacles?

    Don't really want a...
  8. Thread: KZN Trails

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    Great, I will do that closer to the time. ...

    Great,

    I will do that closer to the time.

    I move very slowly with the crawler gears so don't worry about keeping up :)

    Thanks
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    If ARB is out of your price range I would...

    If ARB is out of your price range I would definately consider the Detroit Locker.

    These lockers are used in NASCAR's so there are no issues relating to cornering etc... There are some unwind...
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    Thanks, That's exacly what I need :)

    Thanks,

    That's exacly what I need :)
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    Hilux SFA Front Brake seals

    Hi Guys,

    Does anyone know where I can download or get instructuions on how to do this? I have bought the seal kits etc... but would like to see before hand how it all fits together.

    Cheers
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    An aftermarket suspension is definately worth it....

    An aftermarket suspension is definately worth it.

    If 14K is a bit stiff for you consider the Ironman kit. Far cheaper and the performance is pretty much the same. I may be shot down for saying...
  13. Thread: KZN Trails

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    KZN Trails

    Hi Guys,

    I am heading to Umhlanga for the week of the 14th to the 18th of Sep and was toying with the idea of taking the truck and finding a trail down there. Would need to be worth the extra...
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    Great pics guys, Will need to come along next...

    Great pics guys,

    Will need to come along next time
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    Here is the simple answer GET BOTH!!!!!!!:D

    Here is the simple answer

    GET BOTH!!!!!!!:D
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    Agreed, I am not a fan of this shape at all...

    Agreed,

    I am not a fan of this shape at all :-\
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    Hey guys, Any vehicle with a centre Diff is...

    Hey guys,

    Any vehicle with a centre Diff is in the true sense of the word not in 4WD unless the centre Diff is locked, as it distributes 50% power to the front axle and 50% power to the rear...
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    So when are the crawler gears going into the...

    So when are the crawler gears going into the disco :)

    Watch this space
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    You can put the UJ's and shafts from a D2 on the...

    You can put the UJ's and shafts from a D2 on the D1 as the D2 UJ's are apparently alot larger and stronger.

    You can get a reconned one for about R2000.

    But there has never been any issues so...
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    245/75/R16 will definately fit. These are the...

    245/75/R16 will definately fit. These are the issues though:

    1) If the rear sway bar is removed they do rub on the rear back of the fender even with a 40mm lift - solution is to cut the bodywork...
  21. Thread: Stuck

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    WOW, very deceptive looking mud patch :) it looks...

    WOW, very deceptive looking mud patch :) it looks like it would have caught a few people out.
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    Why a second hand locker??? Don't know many...

    Why a second hand locker??? Don't know many people that would be taking them out once installed :)

    The detroit lockers are only about R6000-R7000 new.

    Worth every cent.
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    Defender Guys there is no machanical issues here. The...

    Guys there is no machanical issues here. The landy'e with the CDL especially the short wheel base do struggle with axle twisters.

    Yes in SOME cases momentum (if you don't mind possible damage)...
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    I would have no hesitation recommending a detroit...

    I would have no hesitation recommending a detroit locker for the defender.

    I have had one in the rear of my disco 1 for 2 years now and it is fantastic. No issues as yet. No messing around with...
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    Fair Enough ;D It was easy for me then.

    Fair Enough ;D

    It was easy for me then.
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    I got mine from UK auto parts as well. Very easy...

    I got mine from UK auto parts as well. Very easy to put on and taked a beating :)
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    Suspension You will definately be able to run that tyre with...

    You will definately be able to run that tyre with normal driving. You may have slight rubbing on the rear wheel archers at full articulation.

    I needed to cut the rear arch running 245/75/R16 and...
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    I would check and have the wheels balanced to...

    I would check and have the wheels balanced to make sure. At least it would rule this out.

    Balancing issues do become more noticable when accelarating.

    Otherwise you would have to start...
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    I agree with Riceburner. Road noise is the...

    I agree with Riceburner.

    Road noise is the last thing I am thinking about when buying an offroad tire.

    I guess the moral of the story is buy the tire that suits the application. If you drive...
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    I would also seriously consider a V8 Model before...

    I would also seriously consider a V8 Model before the 200tdi.
    Depending on what you want the vehicle for.

    The only draw back on the V8 is the consumption but don't think it is that much worse...
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    I am lucky I don't have the rear door problem as...

    I am lucky I don't have the rear door problem as it is a 3 Door :).

    Will need to cut a bit more though.

    If you need a little extra lift why not consider spring spacers. I have 30MM spring...
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    It is extremely easy on the Disco 1 to remove...

    It is extremely easy on the Disco 1 to remove this trimming. The extra approach angle is amazing and why anyone would leave this trimming on when offroad is beyond me.

    It is just a few Clips and...
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    Hey Discomad, Where does it catch? I had...

    Hey Discomad,

    Where does it catch?

    I had and still have the same problem. I have cut the rear archers at the back so no rubbing there. I still get rubbing at full articulation now at the front...
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    Good news. The Maxi Drive crawler gear is alive...

    Good news. The Maxi Drive crawler gear is alive and well. See reply from MR Automotive:

    I have requested a price :)

    From: MR Auto [mailto:[email protected]]
    Sent: Friday, January 30,...
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    Fantastic thanks guys I will check this out. ...

    Fantastic thanks guys I will check this out.

    And this would not impact the locker I have fitted in the back? It is a Detroit auto locker. It basically replaces the whole diff.

    Cheers
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