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    Re: Vic Falls Current Flow - wow

    Hi Paul
    This may or may not affect your access to international sites depending on your ISP, their upstream routing and what redundancy they have in place. You may have to check in with your ISP to...
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    Re: Vic Falls Current Flow - wow

    Amazing footage. It is on my "bucket list"!

    Those trying to access international sites (which I assume Vic Falls are) will experience some difficulties due to a fault on our lines:...
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    Re: Inskip inn and the Saffas!

    I saw that one a while ago and wanted to post it but decided against it.
    No mechanical sympathy
    No 4x4 principles applied
    No Toyota Hilux ;D
    Just "Voet in die hoek pappa"
    Just "hou my brannas...
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    Re: What is the latest in Tonneau Covers

    Is besig om hierdie te oorweeg vir die Ranger

    flexi-covers.co.za/products/tonneau-covers/clip-on-tonneau-kits/

    @±R4800 "installed" vir n Double Cab is dit nie te sleg nie. Ek hou niks van...
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    Re: Wildtrak 2.0 Bi-turbo

    @Oldtimer, sorry to hear about the problems you are having. I truly hope that Ford comes to the party and sorts it out by replacement and not "fiddle & fix", because that is when things starts to go...
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    Re: Lifting a 2018 Ford Ranger "Low Rider"

    https://bakkiebarking.co.za/catalogsearch/result//?q=lift

    They are in Strand, so not that far away from you.
    :)
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    Re: Why shouldn’t I buy a Ford

    HugoNotte, I agree with you on the opportunities out there and that is exactly what I have been dealing with, Ford's Quality Control as well as lack of customer services (as to which I explicitly...
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    Re: Why shouldn’t I buy a Ford

    Why will you not be owning the vehicles for longer?

    My perception of the Ford Brand. Except for one friend (whom cannot afford to get a new one), none of my other friends will own their rangers (...
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    Re: Why shouldn’t I buy a Ford

    Ask yourself the question, why so many young Rangers available at reasonable prices when it is almost impossible to find a Hilux/Isuzu/Mitshu with the same amount of milage/age? I am not including...
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    Re: Ranger 2.2 2015, should I get a warranty?

    Alastair, I am in the same "boat" as you. I have no faith in Ford as a product nor as a company.

    2 scenarios.
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    A friend's Fiesta's engine went on 56000 km last year. Took Ford SA 9 weeks for...
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    Re: 4x4 Spots in Cape Town

    Possibly the most informative site I could get on them.

    https://tracks4africa.co.za/listings/item/w131204/babylonstoren-chalets/
  12. Re: Camping Review thread - all things camping

    Hi Zapiture

    Excellent idea and will give new(ish) campers like myself a great idea where to go next. Perhaps we should try and keep it in a format where reviews are done consistently just to make...
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    Re: Ranger 2.2 2015, should I get a warranty?

    Been driving my 2016 2.2 Ranger 4x4 for just over a year and I cannot wait to get rid of it. Long story... My warranty runs out in Oct next year, and that's when I will be getting rid of mine.
    ...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Ford Fiesta Engine problems

    A friend of mine had the 2016 Fiesta with ecoboost engine. within warranty, he had his engine replaced with 56k km on the clock. Also compression issues on 2 cylinders. Apparently it cost Ford over...
  15. Re: Panelbeater in Northern Suburbs Cape Town

    Hi Jaaks

    Are you looking for Ford Approved panel beaters?
    If so... ...
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    Re: Kliphuis campsite

    From what I get in basecamp, the coordinates are S32° 08.072' E19° 00.252'

    I hope this helps

    P.S. I also searched the coordinates in google and it showed the campsite :-)
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    Re: Kliphuis campsite

    Hi Christoff
    Found Kliphuis on the map on the CapeNature website
    https://www.capenature.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Cederberg-map-and-brochure.pdf...
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    Sticky: Re: Cell Phone Camera Photo's - PLEASE contribute

    A couple of my pics, all unedited
    :)
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    Ford & Mazda Re: T6 Ford Ranger door latches failing

    My Frot Ranger also has AFA starting on the VIN. I have also checked the Ford Recall section with no recalls logged against my car(t). So, has this been listed as a fault and we can expect a recall...
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    Re: workshop manual

    Hi Mike

    Have a look here:
    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/146980-Colt-Workshop-manual-(L200)97-06
    or
    https://www.auto-manual.com/mitsubishi/mitsubishi-l200/

    I hope this...
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    Re: Second Hand Double Cab Bakkie

    Hi Richard,

    I am concerned if it was a Hyundai motor, but then again , I have not had 1 days problems in 5 years of owning one. Still very sad I sold it a year ago.

    From some research, this is...
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    Re: Second Hand Double Cab Bakkie

    Any reason you have not included the Mitsubishi Triton 2,5 in your list?

    https://www.cars.co.za/for-sale/used/2012-Mitsubishi-Triton-2.5-Di-d-Pu-Dc-Western-Cape-Strand/5140905/...
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    Re: Tyre size conversion

    Hi JamesV
    Check out https://tiresize.com/tyre-size-calculator/
    It should show you the conversion in mm from inches
  24. Ford & Mazda Re: Extended warranty / warranty & service plan?

    Hi Andrew123
    I am not sure if this is dependent on the year the vehicle was made, but my 2016 Ranger requires the wipers and the brakes replaced (according to the Stealers) and they are not covered...
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    Re: Conti Crosscontact LX

    Thanks for the responses everyone
    !
    So, from what you have said above and from what I have read on the interweb, it is rather clear that these tires are more road oriented even though they carry...
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    Conti Crosscontact LX

    Hi rubber guru's

    I have the Ranger with Conti CrossContact LX 255/70 16" tires and would like to know how good these tires are off-road.
    I am aware that these are more highway tires and have...
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    Re: Your 4x4 being used what its MADE FOR.

    possibly one of the best 4x4 videos I have seen in a really long time. I really want to go there.
    It gives an excellent idea of what the trail offers and also that amazing landscape;D
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    Re: Injector cleaner

    Hi Cobus RDW
    If you are insterested in using injector cleaners, I have used the Mitsubishi specific Injector cleaner you get from the stealers before. It's not cheap (I think ±R250 for a bottle)....
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    Re: Subaru camping conversions for ballies!

    valid points with regards to "picking up the weight" JJJ :)
    However, the bike rack I have can carry 4 bikes which totals ±60Kg's (mountain bikes) so the rack is strong enough for this application.
    ...
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    Re: Subaru camping conversions for ballies!

    Hi ziggy

    You could also use a bicycle rack such as this one

    http://theloadingzone.co.za/sa2000

    Then you can customize it to fit a spare wheel.
    The reason I recommend this is
    * You can fit...
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    Re: Towbar fitment Bellville area

    TowbarsCape in N1City have a good reputation
    https://www.towbarscape.co.za/contact/
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    Re: Family tent

    I personally have been eyeing this tent from OutdoorWarehouse. I checked it out again the other week and it is really very spacious and plenty of head room and space around the beds. It also doesn't...
  33. Re: Show us your gravel bike (or gravel bike build)

    but looking for something lighter and faster and (and generally a little more comfortable
    That is exactly why I have the Niner and I lock the front fork to get the same experience;D

    Well, you can...
  34. Re: Show us your gravel bike (or gravel bike build)

    ;D;D;D
    all depends on your interpretation of the term "gravel bikes" when comparing it to other types of bikes e.g. XC, Trail, Enduro and DH
    If I take my trail bike (150mm Trance) then I will not...
  35. Re: Show us your gravel bike (or gravel bike build)

    I had the carbon Spez Epic Expert a few years ago, but I have to admit I Love the Niner MCR 9 Steel Frame (29r) more - Going "old school" is cool:)
    SID 100 Air fork
    3x9 drivetrain - Goes like the...
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