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  1. Re: Second Engine Replacement Required for Ford Ranger less than 3 years?

    I get utterly bef&# on your behalf just reading this.

    Good luck with whatever you decide going forward.
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    Re: Shoot the Churches...

    I took one look at that staircase and opted for a coffee & panini on Terra Firma.
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    Re: Maintenance for short distance commuter

    Max 30 - 60 of seconds of idling till driving of. Forget what our daddy's told us about letting a car idle to operating temp. With modern lubes you have protection from start-up. To much idling will...
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    Re: Picture of your bike!

    You are clearly a man with well sorted priorities. Well done!
  5. Re: Buying a 2014 Chevy TrailBlazer in 2021? YAY or NAY?

    Underneath table.

    Man that looks fantastic. I hope you enlarge this pic and put on your study wall.

    That TB looks like it was meant to be nowhere else.......
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    Re: Which double cab?

    My huidige Lady beweeg langsaam in die rigting van n fixer upper.
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    Re: Which double cab?

    Jisterday, maar die sensitiwiteit rondom "brands" raak darem erg holrug gery...................arme man wou net weet "Which Double Cab"😂😂😂😂😂😂

    In elke geval, n voertuig in my besit het nie "klas"...
  8. Re: Expecting twins and need a new car for SWAMBO

    It is too small.
  9. Re: Have you been fined for a light bar on your vehicle in Namibia?

    Purely curiousity asking - are "normal" round spotlights of the LED variety deemed legal? (I suppose it depends if they are wired on a separate switch?).
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    Re: Rust prevention

    Have we met?😁😁

    Many things to do to prevent rust, especially at the coast. Most everybody has their own recipes and then some none at all.

    For me it starts with washing the cars thoroughly once...
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    Re: Which double cab?

    Dit is die waarheid.

    Ek laat nie my kinders toe om agter in canopies vervoer te word nie - inteendeel, hulle moet elkeen in eie sitplek wees met eie sitplek gordel.

    My reŽl geld vir myself as...
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    Re: Everest vs Ranger

    I have no dog in this fight (I had though) and the failures on the Rangers (3.2 & 2.2), across various issues - all well recorded and uncomfortably numerous. This from personal experience and close...
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    Re: New BT50 launching in July.

    If the build quality of the new BT -50 is anywhere near that of the Bossman's (wifey - who would have thought?) CX3 - it will go a long way in justifying the price.
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    Re: Which double cab?

    En die antwoord is........
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    Re: Which double cab?

    Just get any of the 7-seater SUV's. Been there, done that exercise. Send me a bottle of Whisky in 3 years time.
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    Re: 2021 Isuzu D-Max 300LX 4x4 Manual

    Baie welkom. Geniet die Isuuz - great keuse👍👍👍👍
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    Re: Is this possible?

    Gli-6 was a 2 L straight 6 (very smooth but tragically underpowered).

    2.8i Straight 6 joined later and was eventually replaced by 3.0i straight 6. Tough motors and quite powerfull.
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    Re: Amarok - Post a photo of yours here!

    "...most effortless car I have owned..."

    I know you had some pretty fast stuff (Beemers) if I recall correct (?) - so that statement of yours says it all. Must be an absolute joy.
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    Re: RED DUST! How do I get it off?

    Pour a cup of petrol in each ear, plug with cotton wool, leave for a week and then rinse for 1 hour with very high pressure washer.

    * Disclaimer. I am not an Authorized Medical Advice Supplier.
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    Re: Amarok - Post a photo of yours here!

    Very, very curious - what are the numbers post remap? I believe these V6 motors are very understressed with lots of room for "fun".
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    Re: New MUX on the horizon

    4x4 For sure.

    *Edit - Apologies, I understand you are asking around the 1.9 L

    Don't know.
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    Re: The difference between custom and home made

    I would say custom made implies something made (or modified) for a very specific purpose.

    Wheather at home or done by a pro not really relevant - it is the quality and functionality of the final...
  23. Thread: tyres.co.za

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    Re: tyres.co.za

    Could be epic. Maybe call the episode
    "The Rundle in the Jungle" - Keep on fighting no matter how tyred you are?
  24. Thread: tyres.co.za

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    Re: tyres.co.za

    This does not imply you have Carte Blanche to avoid the other long suffering customers....
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    Re: 250D-teq vs 300D-teq

    Given your requirements - it is. Get the 3.O L.

    I have had both and used both for towing as well.

    The difference is real life is big.
  26. Re: Second Engine Replacement Required for Ford Ranger less than 3 years?

    The Jack Russel sniffing around under the Hilux - your "at least I do not have to walk home alone" device?
  27. Thread: tyres.co.za

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    Re: tyres.co.za

    So, has everything been resolved? All happy now?

    I have no dog in this fight but seeing that this little fracas now plays out in the public domain that is this forum, with 85 000 users, it would...
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    Re: SUV advice needed

    It is your money you are spending........enjoy the process, no need to explain yourself. Shop, research and so on.......(and then buy the Mazda).
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    Re: SUV advice needed

    Take your time and get a Mazda. You just cannot go wrong.
  30. Thread: Our new boat

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    Re: Our new boat

    Lovely👍👍👍Happy boating.
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    Re: Rust on rear axle after 2 weeks ownership

    Not retarded post or question - fully understandable. Enjoy your Hilux👍
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    Re: Rust on rear axle after 2 weeks ownership

    I fully agree with your take on it but, there is a big but for me here, in fact 2 of them.

    * I do a minimun of 60 km's of dirt road (condition depends on time of year, but mostly fairly loose,...
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    Re: Rust on rear axle after 2 weeks ownership

    "Gravel rash" to be expected when travelling dirt roads - but to this degree and so soon, I do not know if it is acceptable. Have you had a high-pressure hose on it just to make sure it is rust and...
  34. Thread: tyres.co.za

    by jaconell
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    Re: tyres.co.za

    Is the quiet on this thread a good or bad quiet? Everything resolved? All happy?
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    Re: Ballito fishing advice

    If at Christmas Bay shortly - you see a 52 year old looking like 78, with teenagers and 2 Schnauzers - say hello.
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