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    Re: Brake Pad Replacement - can i do it myself ?

    You don't really need the separator tool. Remove one worn pad, leave the other in place and using a big screw driver slowly push back the slave cylinder on the side you have removed the worn pad...
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    Re: Brake Pad Replacement - can i do it myself ?

    Take a photo of the assembly before you pull any pins. There are retainer springs that only fit one way.
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    Re: Wild camping: wat is dit?

    Self composting or long drop essential. Those little white flowers all over the veld.........:mad:
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    Re: Use of ammo boxes in a drawer system

    Agree, ammo boxes I use on the roof rack. In the drawers I used foam rubber cut to take my stuff. Plan properly so you cut once. No pics sold the system.
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    Re: Hands on the steering wheel Warning

    Steering is compulsory in this 4th world country. That's how you get around the potholes.
  6. Re: Correct Tyre Pressure (so many conflicting advise)

    I have about the same rig as you do.

    Empty around town I use 2.0 front and back, as mentioned coopers have s tiff sidewall. Using my TPMS I monitor my pressures. Normally when warmed up they go up...
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    Re: Hilux starting problems

    Typical diesel thickening/jelling at subzero temps.

    The local diesel will have an additive to prevent this but if you have a tank of Gauteng diesel I doubt it is treated.

    30 years ago many a...
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    Re: Cam buckles - where to buy

    Every cam buckle I have used has broken, I now only use ratchet straps. Look for the ratchet and hook part if you can.
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    Re: Marakele to Punda Maria in one day?

    The best route we always do this one, Giyani is a nightmare.
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    Re: Joking with Toyota

    When I drove Landy for 25 years all my mates ragged me.

    Now that I drive Toyota they still rag me.

    I do miss my landy but the peace of mind I have is that if it breaks in Nossob I guarantee you...
  11. Re: Estate agent who's first words won't be sole mandate, PTA east.

    We are currently selling our property, placed with 5 agents.

    Only one tried to tell us sole mandate was the way to go. told me they work harder if on sole mandate.

    I told him that competition...
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    Re: Solar Powering my Pool Pump

    My pool runs for 6 hours a day. .75kwx6=4.5perday

    Prepaid power at R1.70kwh= R7.65 a day so a month costs me say R240. Is it worth it.
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    Re: Non lethal predator management possibility

    Penning does not work I have doen it.

    1000 sheep in a kraal dirties wool, you get severe trampling if a jackal does get in. He does find a way. Smaller kraals are not practical. I know Alan...
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    Re: long range fuel tanks!

    My Hilux has an 80 liter tank above the spare wheel. It is gravity fed to the main tank so you do close to 750km before the gauge starts to move.

    My 90 had a 40 liter tank under the drivers seat...
  15. Re: Powering water pressure pump during load shedding.

    10 meters is 1 bar. A standard household pressure pump will deliver 3 bar.

    The trick is the friction in the delivery pipe. So 5 meters should be fine, pipe from the tank to the house 40mm class 3....
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    Re: Double Cabs - How Capable is Capable??

    This is a tough one.

    I migrated from a very capable D4 XS lifted to an Iron man moded hilux. chipped the works.

    My first off road was the Bitterpan road in Kgalighadi. I had driven that trach...
  17. Thread: 5 year tyre life?

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    Re: 5 year tyre life?

    Interesting thread.

    A few life experiences.
    When a dealer tells you there is no stock in the country, go to another dealer. You will find the tyre you need there. Famous tactic because they have...
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    Wrangler 4dr Re: How to fit a snorkel

    Make sure it works, do the sheet of paper test.

    My agent fitted snorkel looked good but was not connected as it went through the bodywork. Huge gap, so sucked the same dust as if it had no snorkel.
  19. Re: Travelling in Botswana while being 3 month pregnant

    Take the point re getting sick when you are back home as mentioned above.

    Swambo's son went to the UK for work, he had bilhazia. They had never heard of it. We told him to get tested for it. Same...
  20. Re: Travelling in Botswana while being 3 month pregnant

    Much less traumatic to postpone or cancel a holiday than to console a distraught family after a miscarriage or any other related mishap that could happen.

    Ask me, I have postponed a few holidays...
  21. Re: Hilux Revo DC - can the rear seat back rest be folded down?

    I looked but did not get very far. I slide things in bags under and up. ie jumpers in a bag can fit but would like to put things like my indeflate and even a small compressor bolted to the floor...
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    Re: The 2.4 Hilux Revo SRX GD-6 Double Cab Thread

    Here pics, enough bragging now.
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    Re: The 2.4 Hilux Revo SRX GD-6 Double Cab Thread

    I see you have a 2019 2.8 with a nice comment.

    I never believed in these suspension up grades, but then I drove the Bitterpan road in the Kgalighadi in February with this car, this is a road I...
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    Re: The 2.4 Hilux Revo SRX GD-6 Double Cab Thread

    Had to throw that bone out there. At least I now know it is possibly not the most kitted......:o;D;D;D

    Googling Toy accessories now..................
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    Re: The 2.4 Hilux Revo SRX GD-6 Double Cab Thread

    Ahh I knew the previous owner had forgotten something........I did forget to mention the rocksliders, those I have.

    in Khalighadi in February someone did mention that a decent back bumper would...
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    Re: The 2.4 Hilux Revo SRX GD-6 Double Cab Thread

    My cruise control works on overspeed too. On a downhill it will drop a gear to hold it at 120. Only my old Merc E230 did that.
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    Re: The 2.4 Hilux Revo SRX GD-6 Double Cab Thread

    Try a D4 120k service it will more than hurt.........
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    Re: The 2.4 Hilux Revo SRX GD-6 Double Cab Thread

    Ok here goes: starting in front.

    Iron man bullbar.
    Iron man 9500 winch.
    Iron man spotlamps
    Diode globes all round, headlamps tail etc
    bash plates
    Iron man foam cell suspension
    Vitron dual...
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    Re: The 2.4 Hilux Revo SRX GD-6 Double Cab Thread

    January this year I bought a 2018 Revo 2.8 GD 6 double cab, 12800km fully kitted. what a car!!!!!!

    doubt very much if there is a Toy kitted like this in the country.
  30. Thread: Camping in snow

    by pwgg
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    Re: Camping in snow

    I remember that night, we were in the tented camp. Our tent had velcro closers missing, also -11. I am used to cold but now i know what a tramp feels like in winter.
  31. Thread: Camping in snow

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    Re: Camping in snow

    I farmed in Molteno. Minus 15 to minus 20 in the snow and wind sometimes.

    Herding sheep and cattle in those temps is very unpleasant. My staff and I dress for it, expensive storm jackets, long...
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    Freelander II Re: Freelander 2 judder

    My Freelander had the odd judder. It was traced to shocks and rear wheel bearings.
  33. Re: Problems with the 2019 Land rover discover 5 SE V6 diesel?

    I have driven Landrovers for the last 25 years. Defenders, Freelanders and then a D4 XS. Best of all was the D4.

    1. They do not like buying their cars back. All Mine where sold privately then I...
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    Re: Planes take strange routes ?

    Agree, some long routes fly the great circle to compensate.

    They also have to fly at certain flight levels going east and others going west. Trying to remember if it is even levels going east and...
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    Re: Kgalagadi behaviour

    I agree with you.

    We unashamedly will take a photo of vehicles we think are breaking the rules. A nice long lens gets them in close and the number plate is clear.

    Once took a pic of a bakkie...
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