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    Re: TransAugrabies

    Thanks - looks like a very nice event, would love to do it!

    (When updating my 2020 schedule I saw Comrades is on the 14th of June :eek: )
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    Re: Hilux/Fortuner GD series problems...

    :cool::cool::cool:;D;D;D;D
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    Re: Hilux/Fortuner GD series problems...

    R17k for 4 yes, what is so shocking?
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    Re: Hilux/Fortuner GD series problems...

    Although expensive, the price is not bad. 2009-ish it was approx R17000k for 4 D-4D injectors. (I also took out the 6y Toyota ext warranty on my 2.8 (R8k?), which will hopefully cover eventualities...
  5. Re: Why you shouldnt buy a new Toyota- Australia edition

    Yes - we actually go YAWN


    The SA 2.8 does not seem to have a DPF. Euro-2 / 500 PPM diesel and all of that.

    See : ...
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    Re: 2019 Fortuner Facelift?

    I see the Aus FT got updated with AEB etc:

    https://www.caradvice.com.au/797778/2020-toyota-fortuner-aeb/
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    Re: What Garmin to chose?

    Very interesting thanks RPiet - ok back to the main road :)
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    Re: What Garmin to chose?

    A slight sidetrack before joining the main road again as this is a pet / hobby interest of mine. How do you set up the fixed point and broadcasting required for DGPS, by surveying eg, or do you...
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    Re: What Garmin to chose?

    The stats support this statement, Garmin revenue stats from sales segments:
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    Re: VWs SA-bound T-Cross compact SUV

    I agree - magic engines and I am a fan, but it just sound (and feel) quite 'rough' at cold start-up (to me)

    Tell a bit more re your development if you can, it sounds interesting! :)
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    Re: VWs SA-bound T-Cross compact SUV

    I have both the 3 cyl 999cc (70Kw / 175 Nm) Tsi and the 4 cyl 1.2l (66Kw / 160 Nm) Tsi Polo's. Imo the 4 cyl is a better drive in town (more responsive etc) in spite of being slightly down on...
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    Re: Rivian Electric 4X4

    Amazon ordered 100 000 electrical vans from Rivian
  13. Re: Dinokeng - Fed-up with party music at weekends

    I see it is approx 500m from the Dinokeng Resort - any feedback on how the resort camping sites are impacted?
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    Re: Deep Cycle battery for trailer (Echo)

    Sad, thanks BB :(


    Thanks Jan - will contact them as well :)
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    Re: Deep Cycle battery for trailer (Echo)

    Many thanks BB, will check them out!
    (BTW, I see you are from Kareedouw, is Rensilvier still operating?)
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    Re: Deep Cycle battery for trailer (Echo)

    Thanks guys - I actually meant AGM / Gel / Dry Cell / Wet Cell, perhaps higher Ah, cycles, etc. or should I just stick to what I had for light duty application?
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    Re: D4D Injector problems ??

    Yes, thanks for the info Theo.
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    Deep Cycle battery for trailer (Echo)

    I need to replace the OE installed battery in my Echo, any recommendations and pointers I need to take into consideration perhaps?

    (It came with a Deltec Voyage Deep Cycle 12v 70Ah)

    Thanks
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    Re: SUV or Double cab with canopy?

    Het jy 'n koekie? ;D;D>:D>:D
    (Want ek sien jy het 'n SUV)
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    Re: SUV or Double cab with canopy?

    Because I don't like D/C bakkies.
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    Re: D4D Injector problems ??

    What MY is your vehicle Theo?
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    Re: The do's and dont's of sand driving

    Dankie! :)
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    Re: The do's and dont's of sand driving

    Is it this place Grips?

    https://tracks4africa.co.za/listings/item/w136502/waterford-sand-4wd-trail-mr-koffie/
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    Re: The do's and dont's of sand driving

    Also see https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/312388-Sand-driving-tips

    and

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/289437-Sand-driving
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    Re: D4D Injector problems ??

    In my view (and experience), one bad tank can ruin your day - even though extra precautions might have been taken. Frequent replacement of filters will not prevent this as eg water can still pass...
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    Fortuner Re: My 2016 Fortuner GD-6 is RUSTING - Is yours?

    On which model do you have this rust, Russ? (mm/yy)
  27. Re: Toyota Hilux and Fortuner undergo Latin NCAP crash tests : *****

    I noticed Aus ANCAP tested the Hilux as well. (Specs obviously differ from ours)

    Hilux:
    https://www.ancap.com.au/safety-ratings/toyota/hilux/cad396
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    Re: WTF ? Help please

    My FT's wipers didn't work this am for the the first 300m or so :( (Tried all the settings)
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    Poll: Re: Do you agree \ disagree.


    Correct George, if intentions / assumptions are aligned it is 10/10 service, if not - the same delivery is 0/10.
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    Poll: Re: Do you agree \ disagree.

    The analogy would have been closer to 'Fitment of jerry cans'. ('Dual-battery system' would = 'long rage tank')

    (Would you expect the required plumbing to be installed for jerry cans?)

    Or is...
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    Poll: Re: Do you agree \ disagree.

    Indeed.
    Assumptions do not supersede the contracted BOM, even though it may be 'logical / common sense / trivial to the larger picture etc'. (Where will one draw the line, it can get quite fuzzy...
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    Re: Which Garmin GPS

    In the past the 'L' denoted 'Lifetime', so I think it could be 'Lifetime' Maps and Traffic(?)

    https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/p/147609
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    Re: D4d turbo squeel/screeching noise

    My 'mobile siren' with these symptoms ended up in a new turbo (D-4D)
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    Re: VW Arteon

    I agree. 15 units sold in July :(
  35. Toyota Hilux and Fortuner undergo Latin NCAP crash tests : *****

    https://www.carmag.co.za/news/industry-news/toyota-hilux-and-fortuner-nissan-navara-undergo-latin-ncap-crash-tests/



    https://youtu.be/pdbANVFgtIc
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