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    Re: Electric off-road

    320km range I will not be able to make it to Van Zyls Hotel and back. Then that 3 hr charge won`t get me back home. Swambo will not believe me if I tell her when seriously late that I needed to wait...
  2. Re: "best" Suspension upgrade for FJ for Corrugated Roads

    Ek koop sommer `n FJ vir vroulief.>:D
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    Re: Einde van Land Cruiser?

    Yes that is a J70 the came with Hilux diffs and running gear. It is called a Prado in many countries.
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    Re: Touareg engine swap.

    I have done my fair share of conversions. To get instruments working is no big deal. You get GPS and Tacho interfaces to make speedo and rev counter to work accurately. My concern is the safety...
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    Re: Touareg engine swap.

    Kom ons los dit daar. Hierdie tipe onderwerpe is gekoppel aan die siening van die eienaars.;D
    Daar is drie voertuie wat ek nie sal koop volgens my persoonlike afleidings wat ek uit drade op hiedie...
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    Re: Touareg engine swap.

    Darem een betroubare Treg>:D>:D
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    Re: Einde van Land Cruiser?

    As far as I know in the 90 series but not the 70 series I might be wrong.
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    Re: Einde van Land Cruiser?

    Lyk my kleiner diesel v6 oppad. Sal beslis ligter op diesel wees. Maar die 70 series Cruisers was nog nooit gebou as ekonomiese voertuie nie. Toyota het die 1HDT enjin gehad ongelukkig nooit by ons...
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    Re: Dodge Powerwagon fantasy build

    What a nice project , Droooooooooooooooooooool. Wish I have some of those manufacture skills.

    Power Wagon is one of my favourite 4x4`s

    Thanks Francois for sharing.
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    Re: Einde van Land Cruiser?

    The 70 Series will be around for another couple of years. Toyota is going to upgrade the 70 Series again like they did in 2016 to get NCAP 5 rating.
    The 70 Series were set apart from the Defender...
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    Re: Einde van Land Cruiser?

    Reenen Jou artikel gaan oor die Amerikaanse mark. Hulle praat van die 200 Series en nie 70 Series. 200 Series word vervang met heel nuwe 300 series
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    Re: Einde van Land Cruiser?

    Gaan `n paar veranderings wees maar die Cruiser leef voort.

    https://www.carmag.co.za/news/rumours/toyota-land-cruiser-70-series-to-live-on-but-its-v8-likely-wont/
  13. Re: I can't sleep so I thought: What about fitting RR P38 Air suspension in a D2?

    Hannes there is a very good reason why I never post on my builds and modification threads anymore. I am back in my happy medium like in the years before forums. I just have lost the will to argue. I...
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    MediaRelease: Re: Winch hook, rated bow shackle or soft shackle?

    I see Stranger have a thimble inside the eye of his winch rope. That is the type I were referring to.
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    MediaRelease: Re: Winch hook, rated bow shackle or soft shackle?

    I would fit a thimble in the rope loop before attaching a shackle or soft shackle.
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    Re: Cylinder head temperature

    Is the temp probe for water temp installed in a waterport ? You need to have that as close as possible to the OEM temp sensor installed into a wateport.
  17. Thread: Stuck

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    Re: Stuck

    Henkus ek het `n volledige recovery kit wat ek baie selde oopmaak. Het twee 12t web slings met rated D-shackels wat altyd agter op saam ry. Gebruik dit 98% van die tyd. Ek kan nie regtig fout sien as...
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    Re: This VW/Ford NON-SENSE regarding Amarok

    My very first test drive in the Ranger were a 3.2 Auto, I agree it were very disappointing. My reason for posting on the Ford auto box is because it is also a ZF unit. The F250`s at one stage also...
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    Re: This VW/Ford NON-SENSE regarding Amarok

    [QUOTE=clubbie;4209718]Well, I will be watching the partnership closely. I am due for a new car in 2 years time, just at the end of the current Amarok life cycle.

    There are 2 concerns for me with...
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    Re: This VW/Ford NON-SENSE regarding Amarok

    Clubbie the F-Series Fords had the leafs outside the chassis as far back as 1952. My 1995 Ford Ranger had the same setup.
  21. Re: I can't sleep so I thought: What about fitting RR P38 Air suspension in a D2?

    Very basic pneumatics in the attached PDF document. One can build that circuit walking in your sleep.
  22. Re: I can't sleep so I thought: What about fitting RR P38 Air suspension in a D2?

    I think it is even possible to build a mechanical system only with good knowledge of pneumatic controllers only.
    Biltong can pull this off with ease. I am going to follow this thread with interest....
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    Re: Upgrade my car carrier

    Die manne wat so spog oor sleep voertuie moet maar eers hier kom lees.;D
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    Re: Upgrade my car carrier

    See Henri is back. Cruiser on the trailer with a caravan hooked to the trailer. This must be the most hard working 4x4 in the country.
    Well done Henri.;D
  25. Re: I can't sleep so I thought: What about fitting RR P38 Air suspension in a D2?

    I also think it is doable. Biltong have the experience in designing logic controllers. In the end there are numerous instruments that can read and monitor height. The new high Tech stuff are really...
  26. Re: I can't sleep so I thought: What about fitting RR P38 Air suspension in a D2?

    There are lots of aftermarket air suspension kits. Most of them can do self leveling.
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    Re: Touareg 2004 climate blower motor fail, why?

    On most other vehicles the fan motor is a sealed unit. Have sold a Mazda B2.2 with over 1mil kilometers and it fan were still like new.
    The Mazda did most of its time in dusty mining conditions.
  28. Re: Jimny damage on roof where the roof rack fits on to the roof

    The Kombi Syncro did quite well. There were one section called the Trappe that it could not do on its own power. We used the Cruiser as an anchor and with the help of his own winch he could get over....
  29. Thread: Cruiseuh?

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    Re: Cruiseuh?

    I am not going to argue. First you do not know where I drive regularly.;D The 76 V8 and 79 v6 is a perfect suit for what I do.

    Maybe I will post here within the next year when I done all the mods...
  30. Thread: Cruiseuh?

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    Re: Cruiseuh?

    Luxury 200. Anything else 70 series. The size of the 200 counts against it when you start doing some serious offroad trips. The way a 70 Series were designed limit damage to body panels. There is...
  31. Thread: Cruiseuh?

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    Re: Cruiseuh?

    The 150 have the dual VVTI engine pusing 207kw and 381nm vs the 120 with 179kw and 377nm. On paper it looks like a small difference but the dual VVTI huge gains in power and consumption.
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    Re: Gatvol

    Yes that is true I have rebuild a 1GR with blown head gaskets while ago. No damage other than the gaskets.
  33. Thread: Cruiseuh?

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    Re: Cruiseuh?

    The v6 does have a pump and injectors;D;D just smaller and cheaper.>:D of het die NAM v6 Cruisers nog carburetors;D
  34. Thread: Gatvol

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    Re: Gatvol

    How many kilometer did the vehicle clocked.
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    Re: Gatvol

    Second engine also a blown head gasket?
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