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  1. Thread: Ranger 285/70/R17

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    Re: Ranger 285/70/R17

    I agree. I have fitted 265/70/17 and will not go bigger (Standard 265/65/17)
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    Ford & Mazda Re: New Ford Ranger Announcement

    The catch up game is on, not everyone will like it.
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    Poll: Re: New GWM P Series or Used Hilux?

    After having had the opportunity to drive a 4x4 A/T version of the GWM, I am convinced this is going to attract considerable sales. It should overtake Amarok sales soon. If you intend to used this...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Another 2.2 engine popped

    Nee, dit kan nie wees nie...;D
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    Re: Moving From Hilux to Ranger

    I had all the Rangers and facelifts since 2001. No serious issue on any of them. Currently on my second 3.2AT.

    Mine work hard but I also look after them by way of between service oil change as...
  6. Thread: De Wildt to N14

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    Re: De Wildt to N14

    Ok, any reason for that?
  7. Thread: De Wildt to N14

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    Re: De Wildt to N14

    Thanks guys, thats perfect.
  8. Thread: De Wildt to N14

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    De Wildt to N14

    I am on my way back to Cape Town towing a caravan. Can the locals please advise on the best route from De Wildt on to the N14. It is an option to travel back from De Wildt to the N1 and then down to...
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    Re: Route recommendations Rustenburg to Nelspruit

    Thanks Ian.
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    Route recommendations Rustenburg to Nelspruit

    I will be travelling with a caravan between Western Cape and Mpumalanga during August. I need some advice as to the road between Rustenburg and Sabie. From other threads the advice seems to stay on...
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    Re: Marakele to Punda Maria in one day?

    If I were you, I would have planned another overnight closer to the park so that you enter the park earlier the first day and have a better chance of getting decent sites at Punda. Zvakanaka near...
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Ford / Mazda here

    Recent trip to Orange River.
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    Re: Wild camping: wat is dit?

    Ek stem saam dat mens eintlik van bush camping praat en nie wild camping nie, aangesien laasgenoemde in sy ware betekenis nie meer realisties is nie weens veiligheidsredes.

    Die tipe geriewe soos...
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    Re: Pretoria to Hazyview - Best route currently

    Thanks Mike. My destination will actually be Sabie, so is the R539/R37 over Hendriksdal ok?
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    Ford & Mazda Re: New to Ranger and need advise please

    If you do not come right, try Dico in Paarl, they do a lot of these installations.
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    Re: Pretoria to Hazyview - Best route currently

    Hi Guys, I have read some of the older posts on route recommendations, so just need a fresh update pse. I will be traveling in that area with a caravan round about mid August this year and are...
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    Re: Road condition Rustenburg to Lichtenburg

    If I may piggy back on this thread with a similar question about the road between Wolmaransstad and Lichtenburg. Any comment on current road conditions? I will be traveling with a caravan and want to...
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    Re: Ford Ranger side steps

    Thanks Danie
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    Ford Ranger side steps

    I want to replace my current sidesteps for aftermarket steps that will improve breake over angle and less bulky yet more sturdy than the standard hard plastic ones. Any suggestions?
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    Poll: Re: The Kgalagadi is overrated

    So many people, so many opinions. The experience will always differ from person to person, rightly so. If you have never been there, certainly go.I will be going again in April, this time testing...
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    Re: Everest 2018 3.2 cause for concern?

    No oil loss between services.
  22. Thread: What's it worth?

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    Ford & Mazda Re: What's it worth?

    What I do to determine value is to get the trade in as well as the resale value from my local dealer. The also check Gumtree and OLX for similar vehicles and with all that information you should be...
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    Re: 2020 new suspension design

    The suspension change came with the 2019 facelift. They have mentioned at the time that the suspension was tweaked. Mine looks the same as the pic on the right.
  24. Thread: Ford Ranger Raptor

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    Re: Ford Ranger Raptor

    The Ford V6 planned for the Raptor is a Ford engine (F150 origin) and not a VW.
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    Re: 2017 Ford Everest 2.2xlt vs 3.2 xlt auto

    Congrats, sure you will enyoy it.
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Advantage or not in wheel change

    PredatorYes on the assumption that the tyre on the smaller rim has a bigger sidewall, like in your image. I was however reminded by RoelfleRoux that the OP seems to have suggested that the spare was...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Advantage or not in wheel change

    It will be absolutely ridiculous if this is the case. It would be interesting to find out from other Everest owners.I must mention that several years ago I purchased a new Ranger and after having had...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Advantage or not in wheel change

    CaroleMy guess is that it does not make any difference whether you have the 20" or 17" at the spare. The circumference of the two types of should still be the same (otherwise it would not have been...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Ford Everest...to pull the trigger or not...

    I would like to come to Voyeur's defense here since I am convinced that no harm or bashing was intended. But it is of course true that repeating what someone else said (hearsay) is not helpful. There...
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    Re: Armidillo xtr 302 Caravaan

    Another positive about the Armadillo is that its width matches exactly that of the ordinary bakkie and therefore tows very economically. A friend with similar Ranger towed from WCape to KNP and the...
  31. Thread: 3.2 4x4 vs 2.2 4x4

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    Re: 3.2 4x4 vs 2.2 4x4

    Absolutely agree. Had a 2.2 (manual - 2012) and now on my second 3.2 auto.In my experience the difference in consumption is in the region of 1 to 1,5 km/l.Had trouble free service form all of them.
  32. Re: Kamplek buite Greyton op oewer van die Riviersonderend

    Jammer, ek het nie al die drade gelees nie - is die kampplek al oop of nog nie?
  33. Thread: Retirement trip

    by AVM
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    Re: Retirement trip

    Thank you guys for all the input so far and useful information and perspectives. All good food for thought. Please keep it up and I hope it inspires many to start planning their post retirement...
  34. Thread: Retirement trip

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    Re: Retirement trip

    KimballR what I have learnt from others is that one should not plan too much around the period of stay. If it is good, stay longer and vice versa.
  35. Thread: Retirement trip

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    Re: Retirement trip

    Douglash- national.
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