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    Re: Advice AWD softroader

    If you haven't Googled it by now, it's a Continuously Variable Transmission. A 'seamless' belt-driven transmission that keeps engine revs at the optimum range regarding driver input without gear...
  2. Thread: Pajero advice

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    Re: Pajero advice

    That is a VERY good price. Your sister will struggle to find a better deal IMO! Just to make sure, it's a Gen4, not a Pajero Sport?
  3. Re: Potch Military Base: rumours of large scale military training

    Aggenee, hulle kom verorber ons jakkalse, rooikatte, rinkhalse, pofadders en roman spinnekoppe!!
  4. Re: Potch Military Base: rumours of large scale military training

    But it only takes one to dust the affluent White southern 'burbs of Pretoria with deadly chemtrails, thirteen times a day! You're Doooomed, like in The Fitzroy (2017), Doooooomed!!
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    Re: Kromdraai Grond.

    Used to be Maplotterville, but I can't say for now as I haven't been there since 1996.
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    Re: Leopard kill, Orange River

    And beautiful klipspringers! If it wasn't for the Orange, the diversity and density would've been much lower. I was surprised to see so many birds usually associated with the Bushveld among the...
  7. Thread: Buying advice.

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    Re: Buying advice.

    It's a 4x2. That makes it much less desirable on the 2nd hand market. Still a great buy for the right reasons.
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    Re: Nissan Np 300 tour vehicle

    Second this! I can't believe that 2.4 is still being sold.
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    Re: Advice on buying an ASX or Outlander

    ASX: More economical, smaller, more nimble. In AWD form great on gravel and some light off-roading. Basically a fancy hatchback.
    Outlander: Really spacious and comfortable, great on gravel and...
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    Re: Illegal dumping Bloemfontein

    I believe the fact that this sad old man sent the OP a provocative message is proof that the video struck a nerve and had some consequences. That BS story that he can't dump anywhere legally out of...
  11. Thread: Engine swap.

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    Re: Engine swap.

    The OP clearly has his heart set on diesel as he can get that cheap. In post #16 he states that the gets about 4 km/l currently.
  12. Thread: Engine swap.

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    Re: Engine swap.

    Ah, so it's about heart AND mind. You might scoff at the small capacity of the Cummins R2.8, but even the Yanks are impressed: ...
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    Discovery 3 Re: D3 Lexus V8 conversion

    That's subjective. I'd rather drive an old D3 with a proper Lexus conversion and functional 4x4 than holding thumbs all the time even if it has a new TDV6 sub. Having never owned a Landy I couldn't...
  14. Thread: Engine swap.

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    Re: Engine swap.

    My 2cw, sitting in a townhouse complex in the city... Unless you go electric, no engine is going to be particularly economical in an old F250. Is there an option to use the Ford less and to save it...
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    Re: Ford Barra engine

    Dunno, but it seems like the OP has access to one.
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    Re: Ford Barra engine

    The Aussies did use the predecessor of the Barra, the 3.3 and 4.1-litre straight 6's in the Cortina Mk. III and IV. Perhaps some Aussie petrolheads retrofitted a Barra in a Cortina Mk. IV? Check it...
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    Re: Ford Barra engine

    Make sure the engine bay is big enough, otherwise you'll have overheating issues. What do you want to use it in?
  18. Thread: Snake ID please

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    Re: Snake ID please

    I agree, looking at the head, lack of a neck and blunt tail.
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    Re: Vandenplas Princess 4liter RR

    Those cars are old-school gems. They were under-appreciated at the time as they were considered archaic compared to the Rover P5/6 and various Jags. In more modest trim (Austin Westminster, Wolseley...
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    2001 Pajero 3.2 clutch slipping

    Hi guys, as soon lockdown is over I'll have to get this checked and sorted. Does a slipping clutch usually mean a whole new one plus flywheel? I hope not because I don't have that amount of money...
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    Re: 1976 Ford F100 Build

    This would originally have had the 300 ci (4.9 litre) inline six; the Yanks swear by this engine. That Nissan RD28 is a dog; I've seen how it struggles to get a Series 3 game viewer moving. The...
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    Re: Your Diesel: RPM at 120km/h

    2001 Pajero Gen3 3.2 Di-d manual. About 2600 rpm at 120 km/h in 5th (top). Not that I should, but she's happy to sit at 140 km/h all day...
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    Re: Would you help someone in distress? My story….

    Jy mis die 'E'!
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    Re: Patrol vs Cruiser: my impressions and thoughts

    That's more for the Jeep purist. The Patrol makes waaay more sense and would probably be less temperamental even given the km's and age difference.
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    Re: Patrol vs Cruiser: my impressions and thoughts

    As daai kilo's genuine is, is dit 'n steal.
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    Re: Would you help someone in distress? My story….

    Cool thanks! Going to Kgalagadi again next month but will be staying in Mata Mata and Twee Rivieren so will only do Leeuwdril 4x4 trail (legally!) and main roads.
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    Re: Would you help someone in distress? My story….

    Back in October 2015 swambo and I took my dad's Outlander onto the Mabuasehube road from Nossob. Naughty I know but we've never been on the Botswana side and it was just for a short drive. My parents...
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    Re: Would you help someone in distress? My story….

    If he's in distress, you give him a lift and some water. What does skinny have to do with it, if he was fat would you just leave him? Are you discriminating against chubbies?
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    Re: Would you help someone in distress? My story….

    It was TIC, please let's not derail this serious thread.
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    Re: Would you help someone in distress? My story….

    Please PM me this mofo's registration number. OF COURSE ONE SHOULD HELP, this was almost a case of life and death!!
  31. Thread: Wanted / Gesoek

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    Re: Wanted / Gesoek

    Jou koper is 'n onbeskaamde mosagis! :o
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    Re: Lamb Potjie. Please share some ideas.

    To me making a potjie is like photography; studying the technical details bore the crap out of me so I just focus on what works and wing it. No two are ever the same. I've found orange juice to be...
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    Re: Lamb Potjie. Please share some ideas.

    Nay, that robs flavour! Good quality packet soup (mushroom, brown/white onion or tomato), just sprinkle it into the simmering potjie. One packet for a smaller potjie, two for more than six people.
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    Re: Best 1 tonner for the price

    You think right. Isuzu, Ranger and Mahindra Pik Up would be the best all-rounders. The Hyundai H100 and Kia K2700 are quite slow especially for open road cruising. The turbocharged Kia K2500 would be...
  35. Thread: Is ek reg ??

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    Re: Is ek reg ??

    Ja maar het jy al ooit met 'n Hilux met stywe bande op 'n sinkplaatpad gery? Die bl!ksem wil net sywaarts spring die heel tyd.;D 10% laer druk op slegte grondpad is 'n baie goeie idee in meeste...
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