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    Re: No shirping/barking gecko white noise

    Drunk....yes!

    But still, no geckos....
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    No shirping/barking gecko white noise

    Hi all,

    We just came back from a short trip through the Namibian kalahari, driving from mariental on the C15 towards mata-mata then tweerivieren. We stayed at various places next to the auob river...
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    Re: ASPW on new Defender

    I must agree, that "leaked" photos of the new defender does look like a disco 4 coverup.
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    Re: Slight engine temperature rise on inclines

    Maybe something stop working (EGR stuck) or started working (Temp gauge/ sensor) after the dunes incident. Like an old Pentium that needs a slap once in a while.

    Last option will be to put duck...
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    Re: Slight engine temperature rise on inclines

    Any update?
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    Re: Slight engine temperature rise on inclines

    I have the exact same issue on my Defender 2.2 (Ford Duratorq Engine)

    This is what I have done/checked thus far:

    Removed CAT
    Unplugged EGR in the closed position
    Replaced Radiator
    ...
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    Re: T

    At least the OP's post count is going up
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    Re: Weld on body need advice

    What about more pics of the DIY canopy?;D
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    Re: Mabuashube Jimny trip June 2019

    We did the eco trail about 5 years ago from Nossob to Mabua via Matopi and from Mabua to Nossob via Mosomane in 2 Defender 90s.

    The only part that was really sandy was the first part from Nossob...
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    Re: Be safe this december

    I've heard about a guy that does dune/beach recoveries over silly season for a flat rate of R450, and it usually ends up just deflating their tires and driving their own vehicle out.
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    Re: RC Defender

    A range of 40m with a 1:16 scale, sound about right :P
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    Re: Cooling your tent

    Thanks Haney Badger/ Paul#25

    Quick 2 questions regarding these type of misters.

    How much pressure do they need to operate?

    If I only have access to 12V, what type of booster pump would one...
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    Re: Cooling your tent

    Hi,

    Does anyone have an online link to one of these misting kits?
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    Defender EGR Blanking Plate

    Hi All,

    I'm unable to find this possible obvious answer, but where exactly does the EGT blanking plate fit? #1 or #2?

    Thanks in advance.
  15. Re: Newbie seeks Landy Reassurance, info & good books!

    Congrats on your new landy! Only advice I would recommend is to get an Ultra Gauge to be able to clear trouble codes when in a remote locations.
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    Re: Moving to Cape Town

    I was told its called "berg-belasting" ;D
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    Re: Moving to Cape Town

    Hi Commander,

    I'm also from PTA and moved to Cape Town 4 years ago.

    The "Northern Suburbs" is a lot like PTA in my opinion. Much less wind than most of the Southern suburb areas. The trees grow...
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    Defender +1

    +1
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    Defender Hi had the td5 90 and now the 2.2 110. Both...

    Hi had the td5 90 and now the 2.2 110.

    Both are excellent in their own way.

    td5 is like the brother that stays on the farm. Rugged and loud, with lots of power in 5th gear to overtake. (but not...
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    I don't know my EGT and oil temp in those...

    I don't know my EGT and oil temp in those conditions. I only had my UG that monitors coolant temp.

    @ClaudeG @bvandyk

    Maybe its best I go the new radiator route for my next step as I don't want...
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    Heater and coolant temps

    I'm trying to troubleshoot my higher than norm coolant temp on my defender 2.2

    I have replaced the expansion tank cap en thermostat before my trip to Namibia. (EGR plugged out and CAT removed)
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    Replaced the cap actually last week ;D R170...

    Replaced the cap actually last week ;D

    R170 ??? @ LR N1 City

    My coolant level was and is always fine, but I replaced it as a precautionary measure. (and in the hope of getting down my coolant...
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    Ok, went back to powerflow and got my heat shield...

    Ok, went back to powerflow and got my heat shield back.

    Thanks for the heads up ClaudeG.
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    I will have to get back to powerflow then and...

    I will have to get back to powerflow then and hope my "stuff" is still there :-\
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    No, they did not refit the heat shield. Is that a...

    No, they did not refit the heat shield. Is that a huge problem..? ???

    The landy is much much better without the CAT. More turbo on the low revs and better response. Its magic
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    They removed the whole CAT unit and made a new...

    They removed the whole CAT unit and made a new pipe.
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    Its not cheap. I got about 3 quotes, and...

    Its not cheap. I got about 3 quotes, and powerflow was by far the cheapest. The excuse for the price is the location of the CAT on the 2.2.

    Ek was regtig nie lus om die CAT self uit te haal en...
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    Just a quick FYI (and documentation purposes)....

    Just a quick FYI (and documentation purposes). Powerflow Bellville did my decat on the Defender 2.2 for 1.5k today.
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    Thanks for the info @kaypie and @Andre Is...

    Thanks for the info @kaypie and @Andre



    Is there any drawback on doing it this way and not using a straight pipe..?
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    Decat Cape Town

    Hi All,

    Does anyone know where in Cape Town (Northern Suburbs) I can take my Defender 2.2 to do a decat?

    I would prefer to take my car to someone that has done this on a defender puma before. I...
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    just for interest's sake (My mooi ry en...

    just for interest's sake

    (My mooi ry en hardwerk log files op snelweg spoed)

    The oil temp (CHT Sensor?) vs coolant temp.
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    Defender No, I have a bluetooth ODB2 adapter with the...

    No, I have a bluetooth ODB2 adapter with the torque android app. Its got logging functionality.

    PS. I did check that the coolant values produced by the UG does match the bluetooth adaptor ;D
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    Defender This is a logfile produced from my rookie attempt...

    This is a logfile produced from my rookie attempt of getting behind my higher than normal coolant temps. This is not a true reflection of the max temps I'm experiencing, but would it be possible to...
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    Recently there was a oilpump + sump recall...and...

    Recently there was a oilpump + sump recall...and now there is this new P048 recall.
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    Defender I'm doing a 1200km trip this weekend with...

    I'm doing a 1200km trip this weekend with trailer. So its going to be the big test before the 5000km + trip waiting for me in December with much hotter ambient temps than this one. So if it doesn't...
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