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    Re: Electric seat on Amarok Highline Plus?

    All those adds show heated seats (standard on HL +) not electric seats
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    Re: Give it away before I throw it away

    Owners manuals if anyone wants them.
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    Re: Amarok a better bakkie than the X-Class

    No I have 17". The Amarok is my farm bakkie and needs as much rubber as possible so I got it delivered with the horrible looking 17s that the Amarok now comes with. Interestingly tyres are at this...
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    Re: Amarok a better bakkie than the X-Class

    Now done 45000km in my V6 and can only agree my 2.0l was a more well rounded vehicle. The major problem I have had is when going over a speed bump the V6 always has to find a gear - the 2 l knew what...
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    Re: vw T5 Transporter dc, load bin!

    If I remember correctly you need to get the back flap off first. You can get the torx into one of them. When one is off the other one will slide( with an affort "off. You will find you can then tap...
  6. Re: 4x4 Community FLASH Auction on a Indeflate Dual/2 Tyre Deflator/Inflator/Equalise

    R230
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    Re: Vehicle not started in 4 months

    Our Tiida stands at our flat in Pretoeia. Battery goes flat regularly. A jumper cable and one turnover of the engine and iot starts.

    No Lock out
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    Re: Amarok rear mud flaps

    Since I cut them I have never lost or caught a mudflap. Remember I use my Amarok daily as a farm vehicle!!
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    Re: Amarok rear mud flaps

    Best I can do for now. Leaving for Clarens in the morning and will probably forget to post.
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    Re: Amarok Instrument lights

    My 2014 did not have . Would have been a dealbreaker if I had noticed. Interestingly it was advertised in all VW literature as a highlight. Still remember saying to my wife if that is a highlight???...
  11. Thread: Amarok V6 smell...

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    Re: Amarok V6 smell...

    Interesting. Have never had my V6 fan running after switching off. Now done 21000km. Never had the bad smell either.
  12. Thread: Amarok V6 Issues

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    Re: Amarok V6 Issues

    I definitely do not have to hold the key to crank. A quick turn of the key and relaease it will start exactly as the touareg does.
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    Re: Harvey tiles over thatch roof

    HAve had Harvey tiles over thatch for about 12 years. Was worth doing. We removed the majority of the grass so have a very thin layer as a ceiling with think pink type stuff.and then the Harveytiles....
  14. Thread: The Merc X-Class

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    Re: The Merc X-Class

    Looks exactly the same to me as the one on my 5 year old X-Trail.


    X-Class - X-Trail same thing>:D
  15. Thread: The Merc X-Class

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    Re: The Merc X-Class

    I hope people realise that the 360 degree camera on the X series is a Nissan feature. Has been available on some Nissan products for years.
  16. Thread: The Merc X-Class

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    Re: The Merc X-Class

    Drie
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    Re: The Merc X-Class

    That may be so but having driven the Navara on tar and gravel and the x on Tar only(wasnt allowed to drive on gravel) My opinion and I repeat MY opinion is that the setup is definitely NOT better...
  18. Thread: The Merc X-Class

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    Re: The Merc X-Class

    Never said it was first just said the merc wasn,t
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    Sticky: Re: Suzuki parts & acc. Swap or giveaway

    Hi I am in search of transfer case and gearbox for an SJ 410. (1983) Internals also would be great.
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    Re: The Merc X-Class

    They may get it right with the next itteration but then dont cvall this one premium!!

    Took and X250D Power for a test fdrive yesterday. Local dealer was offering test drives. I(gnored by the...
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    Re: Best camping spots Magoebaskloof

    This was probably Lakeside/ Troutwaters Inn. Very long ago. Was turned into a private school "Stanford Lake College" 20 years ago. As for Magoebaskloof Ruskamp - this is on its way up again. Is now...
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    Re: Best camping spots Magoebaskloof

    Coral Tree CAmp is probably the nicest camp area in Magoebaskloof. It is a private camp. Look on their website https://theherbcottage.co.za/coral-tree-camp/
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    Re: Amarok rear mud flaps

    I lost one the first day with my first Amarok while reversing and pinching it between the tyre and a rock. Cut them slightly shorter Just above the horizontal line - no more problems. Had the new...
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    Re: New VW Amarok V6 oil consumption - PROBLEMATIC

    Wat is "running in oil" Dit is my eerste voertuig ooit wat olie tussen dienste nodig het en dit sluit trokke in\!!! My Isuzu het vir die eerste keer op 560000km so 300ml tussen dieste gebruik en dit...
  25. Thread: Amarok burnt out

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    Re: Amarok burnt out

    Most policies exclude rodent damage. I have one fortunately that does not exclude.
  26. Thread: Amarok squeaking

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    Re: Amarok squeaking

    I drive on dirt every day. Today our roads are muddy 120mm of rain last night. This is a daily problem not an occasional trail problem!
  27. Thread: Amarok squeaking

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    Re: Amarok squeaking

    I want the problem solved. Dont want to get in with a high pressure sprayer every day?!!!
  28. Thread: Amarok squeaking

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    Re: Amarok squeaking

    True - but dont like "normal" like this
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    Re: Amarok squeaking

    My V6 does this as well - the 2l never did. I find it is the back shackle holdin the springs in line that seems to be the issue. If it gets mud on it (which happens a lot where we live) it squeaks...
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    Re: New Shape Toyota Hilux bakkies

    I drive an Amarok V6 - really pleasant on gravel roads. Now the surprise , about six weeks ago I added a Toyota Hilux SRX 4x4 Auto single cab - yes single cab to our fleet. My Dad of 88 drives it...
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    Re: Overlanding in a SJ410 ?

    It is a car with a different purpose and that pupose is FUN. Doubt you can get more fun on four wheels. - ENJOY
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    Re: Overlanding in a SJ410 ?

    Tzaneen to Cape Town a few times in my SJ410. It actuallly didnt take longer than in any other vehicles. I must be strange as I used to find it a comortable long distance vehicle yes you bounce...
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    Re: Amarok passenger seat squeaks

    My 2l did this as well. I found if you raise the seat by one pump. It stops the problem. V6 not doing it - hope it stays this way.
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    Re: What have you done to your Volkswagen today?

    Only 200kms so far and I do;D;D;D;D
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    Re: What have you done to your Volkswagen today?

    Decided to swop my 2l milkbottle for a 3l milkbottle ;D;D;D
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