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    Re: Pajero Sport Thread

    I don't know about the PajeroSport but on the Colt and older Pajeros the default 'off' state of the front diff actuator is that the diff is engaged, when you start the car then vacuum will cause the...
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    Re: Thank you for letting me play in your sandbox

    n kar wat bedoel is vir teerpad en nie veldry nie, gewoonlik baie plat op die pad (suspensie) maar daar is uitsonderings.
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    Re: Colt 2.8 tdi heat gauge problems

    2Liter Astra two years ago, 210xxxkm, started running hotter than normal, after checking all cooling related stuff I replaced the waterpump, vanes visibly worn compared to new one. Car ran normal...
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    Re: Colt 2.8 tdi heat gauge problems

    I drive mine the same - now on 230xxx km. Town driving (work, school, home, shops) gives me 8.5km/l (driving like my grand dad), highway depends on conditions but in general I get 9.5km/l with 4...
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    Re: Colt 2.8 tdi heat gauge problems

    Depending on age and/or odo the waterpump vanes might be worn down and coolant circulation suffers, or blockage in radiator.
    Also injectors might overfuel a bit so look at getting them tested,...
  6. Re: Remapped my D2 Td5 Auto - just to overcome the pull-away weakness

    Something I don't understand is, car and engine developers/manufacturers spend millions on development of new models, they employ some supposedly very clever engineers, why then can't they just add 4...
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    Re: How to move a broken down car

    If car is insured call them, depending on type of insurance you might have roadside assistance and you get a few free tow-ins per year.
  8. Re: My FJ 60 (2F) - Servicing, Mods, Tuning, and Repairs

    Dalk is hy een van daai "hoe groter die probleem hoe groter die hamer" mense.
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    Re: Mitsubishi colt 2.8 tdi bubbles in radiator

    Not sure how far they are from you but Arnold is one of the better guys to go to with your Mitsu.
    http://www.mitsitechperformance.co.za/
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    Re: Mitsubishi colt 2.8 tdi bubbles in radiator

    I drive a 2.8 as well.
    You either have a blown head gasket or cracked head or both, power loss and overheating doesn't necessarillay happen - it depends what is wrong and where and how bad the...
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    Re: Odd markings on tyres

    Did you buy 2nd hand or new?
    Always the same markings at same place on tyre?
    If 2nd hand previous owner might have scrubed or climbed a curb leaving more permenant marks on tyres that show as the...
  12. Re: Remapped my D2 Td5 Auto - just to overcome the pull-away weakness

    Looking at the times you posted that other thread of "Why are you not sleeping" comes to mind....;D
    Back on topic....

    1. Will this mapping you developed work on another TD5 without doing the same...
  13. Thread: Home-Made Canopy!

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    Re: Home-Made Canopy!

    What type of welding do you guys use for these home canopies, TIG, MIG, ARC or combination of?
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    Re: Tiny Teardrop Camper Design & Build

    Mount it outside at the rear above the Nano name;D
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    Re: Tiny Teardrop Camper Design & Build

    Ek hou van die kleur - dit is anders maar op `n lekker manier anders.
    Waarom die gaatjies op die kant bo middel, drie van hulle saam? en dan ook wat lyk soos gaatjies bietjie meer regs wat die...
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    Re: roof top tent hoist build bearing help.

    The pulleys in my pic has done duty for almost 21years now, doors open/closed every day, there is no problem with them, other parts replaced yes but not those pulleys. How many times per...
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    Re: roof top tent hoist build bearing help.

    Garage door pulleys, cheapish and they lasthttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190830/4eac82952958978f46d852489acfc72c.jpg
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    Re: Why a timing chain?

    Thanks everyone, so chains last longer, normaly doesn't fail suddenly (as stated above) but cost more to replace.
    I wonder what belt replacements over say 200k km is compared to one chain...
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    Why a timing chain?

    It seems the timing chain on my Colt needs replacement.
    This triggered some thoughts around why engine designers choose timing chains above belts in some designs.
    With both belts and chains needing...
  20. Re: Propshaft - UJ's &/or Centre bearing... Refurb or service exchange

    I use https://www.propshaftdoctor.co.za/
    Down to earth honest people, approx R4000 for my Colt's propshaft it included removal, UJ's, center bearing, balancing and refitment - 4 hour job I sat...
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    Re: Split pole plank wall cladding - any tips

    Yes vertical planks and then nail gun using nails with small diameter heads, will go past surface of clading plank and due to size and the effect you want you don't have to fill the holes, the force...
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    Re: Prices on spares. Help

    I would stay away if brand is unknown, Teknorot seems to be fine, I had bad experiences with Partquip and MotoPart when it comes to suspention parts (I drive a Colt)
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    Re: Prices on spares. Help

    What make pirate?
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    Re: Tiny Teardrop Camper Design & Build

    Sell it as a flat-pack with assembly instructions. And when we can buy that bolt-it-together chassis here in SA - nice DIY package.
  25. Thread: 79 V8 Clutch

    by neoT
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    Re: 79 V8 Clutch

    First go try Toyota, worst they can do is say no.
  26. Thread: Moonshine

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    Re: Moonshine

    Dankie.



    Ek is bang vir daai goed so gooi dit eerder weg.

    Ja ek stem saam, `n kleiner still vir mampoer ens sal beter werk en as dit kleiner is dan ook makliker om te gebruik, myne is...
  27. Thread: Moonshine

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    Re: Moonshine

    I have the same type of setup, just different components if that makes any sense...
    Some questions if I may...

    Is your column packt with copper mesh or something else ?
    What %ABV do you...
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    Re: 1999 Mitsu 3.0 v6 4x4 auto

    You will get most manuals here:
    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/146980-Colt-Workshop-manual-(L200)97-06
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    Re: Tiny Teardrop Camper Design & Build

    Not in Jhb but they might refer you:
    Centurion Automotive Cables 137 Edward Ave, Hennopspark, Simarlo, Centurion Phone: 079 200 7910

    These guys might also point you in the right direction...
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    Re: Michelin - 90,000km and no end in sight

    Yes, have mitch on my Colt, now on 85k km and still good
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    Re: Isuzu KB300 LX Troubles :( Advise needed (P0251)

    Northen Diesel
  32. Thread: VW TSI problems

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    Re: VW TSI problems

    Contact Stephan Van Tonder here on the forum, he knows the VWs very well, have a chat with him and decide the way forward.
  33. Thread: Ventilated discs

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    Re: Ventilated discs

    The dirt road will introduce sand/dust to the braking system and this will contribute to the faster wear on the brakes, if she is heavy on the brakes on the down-hill sections this will also have an...
  34. Thread: Injector cleaner

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    Re: Injector cleaner

    A few questions on cleaning fuel lines and injectors if I may:
    1. What "dirt" is in the fuel lines and injectors, where does it come from, what is it ?
    2. Many fuel brands claim to have cleaning...
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    Roadworthy checklist ?

    I bought an old Citi Golf (1990), have to get it on my name but I'm not sure what the roadworthy entails.
    I know of some issues I have to fix: New tyres, torn cv boots.

    Anybody who can enlighten...
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