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    Re: Got the cruiser.... Now what?

    What does adding a liter of diesel to the petrol achieve?[/QUOTE]

    Hi there,

    Probably an old wives' tale:

    A mechanic friend recommended it. Apparently it helps keep the injectors and fuel...
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    Re: Got the cruiser.... Now what?

    Why no Castrol??[/QUOTE]

    Hi there,

    Long ago experienced issues with sludge in the sump. Suspected the Castrol GTX

    Started using fully synthetics(Not Castrol). No more sludge

    I'm not...
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    Re: Got the cruiser.... Now what?

    Hi there!

    My opinion again. LOL

    Quote:I don't know if its possible to see if damage is done and to see if it's the right coolant.

    In my experience - if the coolant is brown, then you have...
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    Re: Got the cruiser.... Now what?

    Hi there,

    If the vehicle normally runs in AWD then also have a look at the transfer case - I had a clunk on one and that turned out to be the problem. Missing teeth

    Quote: Over and above the...
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    Re: Nissan NP300 Advice needed please

    Hi there,

    I experienced the same problem with my '99 3.2D Hardbody. The fault was related to the diesel pump and was caused by the Fram Filter I installed......

    The vehicle had covered just on...
  6. Re: New Touareg. Endless problems and Terrible service

    We had a bad experience with one Dealer and a C(sh)itty Golf. The issue was a matter of principle. You cannot charge someone for service items you did not replace....

    Never bought a VW product...
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    Re: Land Rover for sale again

    Tata might be paying Peugeot to take LR off their hands.......
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    Re: NP300 Crash test

    Hi All

    I drive an NP300. A 2012 Model. Purchased second hand. Before that the same thing but a Hardbody. Also purchased second hand. A single cab. I find the statement that it is a Death Trap...
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    Re: Is it worth waiting for a Fortuner facelift?

    Hi there

    My 2CW

    Not aimed at any specific Manufacturer

    We recently purchased new wheels for SWAMBO - at 40k discount. Apparently there was a facelift on the way

    40k discount on a car that...
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    Re: 2.4 4x4 NP300 Hardbody Altenator whine?

    Hi there,

    The fault was with the regulating circuitry - and due to it being a warranty claim(the car has only done 83 000 km) - the alternator was replaced

    Have a good one

    Willie
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    MediaRelease: Re: Nissan Hardbody at Nampo 2018

    Hi All,

    So. A colleague at work is looking at buying a new(er) 4x4 d/c bakkie. For fishing and such. I told him about the new NP300 that was launched at Nampo. He is quite excited and drives to...
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    Re: 2.4 4x4 NP300 Hardbody Altenator whine?

    Hi Ratelrooi,

    Same car, same engine

    I had the same problem - it whenever the lights were switched on it produced a high pitched whine

    The alternator was replaced after the car died on the...
  13. Thread: NP300 and Rust

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    Re: NP300 and Rust

    Hi there,

    If the vehicle is still under warranty, I suggest getting in touch with Nissan asap

    See here: https://www.nissan.co.za/owners/nissan-assured/warranty-conditions.html - look under Body...
  14. Thread: NP300 and Rust

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    Re: NP300 and Rust

    Hi there,

    My first Hardbody was a well used 1999 single cab 3.2d 4x4. When I bought it, it had already had a hard life and it was 10 years old. A lot of stone chips and scratches, especially on...
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    Re: 2012 Navara outlaw service kit.

    Hi Benjeepnut,

    I would suggest purchasing the filters from the Nissan Agents and the lubricant from Midas(or such)

    The Nissan filters are much better quality than the aftermarket stuff - I have...
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    2012 2.4 NP300 Single Cab 4x4

    Hi All,

    So - I called the Friendly Dealer this morning. He advised me that they(The Dealer) don't cover electrical issues, but that he will certainly assist me in instituting a claim with the...
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    2012 2.4 NP300 Single Cab 4x4

    Hi All,

    Something that might be of interest:

    I had a bit of fun very early on Saturday morning. Driving at around 100 km/h the airbag light flashed a few times and then the ABS light came on....
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    Re: 2012 2.4 NP300 Single Cab 4x4

    Hi there,

    Thanks for the reply. It is a bit sluggish between 2000 rpm and 3500 rpm - thén it really pulls

    I shall give Noise Boys a shout

    Have a good one

    Willie
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    2012 2.4 NP300 Single Cab 4x4

    Hi Everyone,

    I have now driven the vehicle for four months since acquiring it

    It runs fine and all, but I was wondering:

    1. Would removing the CAT be a big mission? I see what I presume to...
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    Re: weird issue with wipers and radio

    Hi reniervs02,

    I used to own an '82 1400 Dustbin. When it rained I could use the wipers, or the lights, or the fan, or the radio. Not any of them together. Big problem driving in the rain at...
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    Poll: Re: Life after a vehicle failure

    Hi All,

    I drove a '99 3.2d Hardbody Single Cab 4x4. I bought it 9 years ago with 158k km on the clock. Private sale. No service history. I used the vehicle every day for running around in town and...
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    Re: Best Fridge setups for stationary camping

    Hi All,

    I use a 90L 12V/220V Atlas fridge set at -15 for the meat, etc. I also freeze 500ml coke buddies filled with water that I use in the cooler box for the veggies, etc. I just change the...
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    Re: Stealing a Jimny ....

    Hi there,

    I'm very glad that you still have your car

    My 2cw

    I suggest speaking to a reputable auto electrician so as to install a bypass switch in the ECU power feed - then install the...
  24. Thread: Terios owners

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    Re: Terios owners

    Hi there,

    Congratulations on a great choice!

    The ATF in the autobox shouldn't need replacing, unless there are issues with how the box shifts

    As far as the service plans are concerned - I...
  25. Thread: Terios owners

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    Re: Terios owners

    Hi there,

    That is exactly what mine is doing -if I pull away VERY gently - no noise. When I pull away normally - clack-clack-clack

    Have a good one

    Willie
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    Re: Terios owners

    Cool!
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    Re: Terios owners

    Hi there,

    I have a noise coming from the one on my Terios as well.

    I shall remove it next weekend and then find out where/how to get it fixed

    I'll let you know

    Have a good one
  28. Thread: Terios owners

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    Re: Terios owners

    Hi there,

    PM me your e-mail address

    I'll send you a Dropbox link

    Have a good one

    Willie
  29. Thread: Terios owners

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    Re: Terios owners

    Hi there,

    I have not experienced any problems getting parts for the Terios

    Have a good one

    Willie
  30. Thread: Terios owners

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    Re: Terios owners

    Hi Esso!

    Welcome to the world of Terios!

    Please do NOT activate the centre diff lock on tar. The front diff won't like it

    Best would be to get the car on a lift(such as at Tiger Wheel&Tyre)...
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    Re: Terios owners

    Hi there,

    I suggest that you look on olx or some such website for a Terios that is being broken up for spares

    Or try EBay:
    ...
  32. Thread: Terios owners

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    Re: Terios owners

    Hi there,

    If you look to the left of the steering wheel, there is what seems to be a small vent on the face of the dash panel(below the instrument cluster) - at about the same level as the...
  33. Thread: Terios owners

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    Re: Terios owners

    Hallo daar,

    Van wat ek op die Internet kon raakloop, blyk dit dat daar wel Terios'e was met elektiese kragstuur(!)

    Maar - ek kry geen onderhoudsbesonderhede nie.....
    ...
  34. Thread: Terios owners

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    Re: Terios owners

    Hallo daar,

    Ek heg vir jou die werkswinkelhandleiding vir die kragstuur aan

    Hoop dit help

    Lekker dag

    Willieg
  35. Thread: Terios owners

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    Re: Terios owners

    Just a thought.....

    :)
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