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    Re: 2015 Grand Cherokee 3.6 Overland (WK2)

    They said I lie. 12L / 100 mixed.
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    Re: Please help me fix this tractor.

    First check the sieve under the banjo?
  3. Re: Overlanding In Southern Africa With A Large Bakkie (Pickup)

    So you guys are saying I can't go anywhere in one of these:

    https://www.iveco.com/southafrica/products/publishingimages/ecodaily_4x4/canvas/range.jpg
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    Re: VERY VERY Disappointed in GARMIN !!!!

    Tomatoes tomatos
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    Patrol Re: TD42 Patrol Pickup

    you have a wagon, Paul has a ute
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    Re: VERY VERY Disappointed in GARMIN !!!!

    because they need to justify the cost of the R20k iPhone 11................
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    Patrol Re: TD42 Patrol Pickup

    Dunno Paul but that is a crap 4x4, I'll take it off your hands...........;D
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    Re: Extension to towbar

    thanks, didn't know they existed
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    Re: Intra-provincial travel

    Yep. And no control north of Harties all the way to Limpopo.

    Ditto no control on the N4 between Harties and Rustenburg.

    So anybody who wants to go to the far reaches of northern and eastern...
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    Re: Extension to towbar

    If it is for a bicycle rack...............why keep the ball?
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    Re: Please help me fix this tractor.

    Ek stem saam met hom. Koop 'n nuwe.
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    Re: New member 2017 NP300 ex 1995 Sani

    I've never heard too many complaints about the NP300 and the YD25.

    But you'll get a lot of guys here that will tackle you over the safety rating........
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    Re: Good all terrain tyres for my defender 110?

    I run 245/70-16 on my Tata Xenon.

    Brilliant tyre. No punctures with a daily 10km dirt servitude road, no issues with delamination, balancing, or uneven wear.

    Even load up 1.2 tons @ 2 bar and...
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    Re: Good all terrain tyres for my defender 110?

    Continental Cross Contacts are average.

    Buy these:

    https://www.twt.co.za/velocity-265-70r16-112t-raptor-a-t
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    Re: 2015 Grand Cherokee 3.6 Overland (WK2)

    Interesting. Because ours are stock and 246,000kms old.

    The issues with the 3.6:

    - plastic oil filter housing
    - plastic thermostat housing
    - plastic radiator tanks

    Apart from that: after...
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    Re: Intra-provincial travel

    The volumes of people with trailers and overland rigs coming through Harties every weekend seems to imply zero restrictions between GP and NW.

    I suppose maybe the cops in KZN are more dilligent?
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    Re: My Touareg failed me

    that would be a very tempting buy.........if you had a VCDS unit and some expertise or somebody good locally like Stephan
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    Re: Engine rebuild vs jap import for 2010 Jimny

    If I had to choose between a rebuild and a possible upgrade to 1600 or 1800, I wouldn't rebuild.
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    Re: Best suspension for comfort Hilux 4x4

    Dean, you need to also consider that any change to the ride quality also impacts on the load rating. There is no free lunch when it comes to suspension changes.

    In general with most leaf spring...
  20. Thread: Preserving tyres

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    Re: Preserving tyres

    You need to put them in a temperature and humidity controlled environment and seal them in non-permeable plastic.

    So cool, dry and dark. Even then, some people say 6 years maximum.
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    Re: My Touareg failed me

    I don't suppose we should start discussing French brands? >:D
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    Re: So I took the plunge

    We've spread the word out this way as well, not that you seem to need any more support..........
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    Re: How big an inverter to run this?

    A 5000W gennie will struggle to run that aircon on startup. From experience.
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    Re: So I took the plunge

    OK, I quoted S-05 which is what most people use.
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    Re: Home distilling rum

    There is an anti-foaming compound that is sold.
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    Re: So I took the plunge

    watch the temps, try keep it between 18 and 24 degrees, lowest 15, highest 28
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    no, the plastic gets dirty inside and outside and it does look crap eventually, so why not a coloured sleeve and not clear?

    The cable tie idea is cool, although I'm not sure a cable tie will...
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    Re: So I took the plunge

    Ah, OK, hot cube method. Should be fine.
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    Re: My Touareg failed me

    Well my work here is done then.

    EDIT: and please note, I only bash their crap products
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    Re: My Touareg failed me

    See my response.
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    Re: My Touareg failed me

    well, it is a great example of what not to buy if going overland..........

    or this thread:
    ...
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    Re: Colt 2,4i Petrol Cold Starting Issue

    Popular Hard Starting Causes


    Torn air intake boot
    Weak fuel pump
    Dirty throttle bore/Misreading MAF sensor
    Worn out spark plugs
    Bad engine temperature coolant sensor
    Low cylinder compression
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    Re: Colt 2,4i Petrol Cold Starting Issue

    Step 1: compression test
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    Re: My Touareg failed me

    If the experience becomes flying back from some remote African country on a dodgy airline while my vehicle gets vandalised while waiting 6 months for spares and expertise...............I think I'll...
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    Re: My Touareg failed me

    Buy one of these and then go outside of ZA, what could possibly go wrong?

    https://www.webuycars.co.za/buy-a-car/355B25953
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