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    Sticky: Re: Tyres that work on the Amarok

    ONLY the Pirelli AT Plus and Yokohama Geolander in size 275/55/20 will fit on standard suspension. I settled on the Pirelli and I know of someone else who ran the Yokohama.

    I tried the Cooper LTZ...
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    Re: Everest vs Ranger

    I've owned both, with SWAMBO currently driving a 2020 Everest Limited 2.0 Bi-Turbo.

    I have had no issues with either of my Rangers....both 3.2. The XLT was manual and the Wildtrak auto. Just my...
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    Re: 2021 VW Touareg & Google Maps

    It does yes, but I'm not a great fan of Android Auto. My previous models just worked from the SIM and I'm hoping this clown does the same.
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    2021 VW Touareg & Google Maps

    Hi,

    I have just acquired a 2021 VW Touareg Executive. It has a slot for a SIM card which in my previous Audi's etc allowed one to load data onto said SIM and the SATNAV can then switch to Google...
  5. Re: SAni Pass - Passports or Passports and Covid etc

    We plan on going up Sani Pass next weekend.

    The quick rapid test...can it be done at the SA border?
    Would a PCR test, done two or so days prior, be accepted?

    Thanks!
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    Re: Show us your Mountain and Road Bicycles

    Hi again,Thanks for the responses and advice...greatly appreciated guys.They both hardtails (and I suspect my "tail" will be sore as hell because of it)I think we'll go with the Thule as ya'll...
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    Re: Show us your Mountain and Road Bicycles

    Hi guys,

    We (SWAMBO and I) are new to the mountain biking scene. Just bought our first bikes....

    I previously had a road bike....and had an awesome bike rack...which I sold with said bike. It...
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    Re: Paint Protection Film

    For the past 10 years I have wrapped all of my vehicles in VPS PP film. It's expensive...make no mistake.

    Last year the Everest cost R24K...but that is for a full body wrap....full bonnet etc.
    ...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Everest 2.0 sit or biturbo?? Help needed

    SWAMBO has an Everest Limited Bi-Turbo. Awesome vehicle. As an every day car, it is pretty easy going. If you want a squirt and go, it definitely isn't for you....and I'm speaking generally.
    Average...
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    Re: Which diesel is best ?

    I ONLY EVER use Shell. Have for the past 10 years. I'm that bed, that even on a 4500km around the country trip, I'll check the Shell service station locations prior to deciding on any route.

    I...
  11. Ford & Mazda Re: Ford Everest 2.0 XLT 4X4 AT Sport 20" Wheels

    Try this...
    Tire Size Comparison
  12. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    Hi,

    Is anyone here running the current (new) Treg?...specifically the new Executive model with all the fancy (crazy) electronics.

    How do ya'll find it? Anything to be concerned about? In...
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    Re: Ford Ranger Raptor

    All my vehicles for the past 8 years have had full VPS wraps (clear film). A full wrap constitutes all paintwork from the bottom of the window down. This includes full bonnet and tailgate or boot....
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    Re: Everest tailgate lock issue

    Booked mine into Ford for attention this week. Let's see how it pans out.
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    Re: Everest tailgate lock issue

    If you don't mind me adding to your thread mate....

    Mine (4 month old Limited Bi-Turbo), keeps opening the tailgate after you've closed it. It'll keep doing this for a while and it's driving me...
  16. Thread: 190KW Amarok

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    Re: 190KW Amarok

    ;D;D;D It is an amazing vehicle. Turbo vehicles today can show it a pair of heels, but boy I can promise you'll be all of 5 years old every time you drive it;D
    This is NO reflection on the RS4 but...
  17. Thread: 190KW Amarok

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    Re: 190KW Amarok

    Slightly off topic and only because someone mentioned a tuned Amarok V6, I'll relay my experience with my Amarok Extreme (18K on the odo).

    My Extreme was tuned by Quinton of Qtec.....currently...
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    Re: Ford Ranger Raptor

    Agreed mate.

    What some folks miss here is exactly what you said. When you overtake, you on the WRONG SIDE of the road. Time spent there...on that wrong side...is of the utmost importance.
    My...
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    Re: Ford Ranger Raptor

    Absolutely spot on response!!!!

    I own both a Ford Everest 2.0 Bi-Turbo Limited (10-spd) and a VW Amarok Extreme V6 (Q-Tec tuned).
    It's not a Raptor but it has the same engine. When we took...
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    Re: Which tyres for a large SUV?

    I'm running Cooper LTZ 275/55/20 on her Ford Everest. Worst it'll ever do is the odd gravel road...otherwise just tar roads. Awesome tyre.
    I'm also running Pirelli AT+ 275/55/20 on my Amarok...
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    Re: Ford Everest 2.0 Bi-Turbo Issues

    Thanks Tom!
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    Ford Everest 2.0 Bi-Turbo Issues

    Gents,

    I need your assistance before plunging head-first into this.

    Finally, due to COVID we can go ahead and purchase SWAMBO's new set of wheels. She has her heart set on the Everest 2.0...
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    Re: Conqueror Commander

    Thanks Rooikop!!
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    Re: Conqueror Commander

    Hi SP1971 / Wildkyker,

    Thanks for the response guys. Optioning the tent/awning in my opinion is a given, so we'll definitely be ticking that box when we get there.

    SP1971 - Still lost at sea....
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    Re: Conqueror Commander

    Slightly off topic...

    Which tent / awning is standard on the UEV-25? Is it something one can specify when ordering your wagon...or is it changed once in your possession?

    Thanks.
  26. Re: Tyres, Mags and Rims: Trade, Buying, Selling, Swap, Give-away or whatever ....

    I have the following....and SWAMBO has threatened my life if I buy any more tyres...

    5 x Bridgestone Duelers HP - 255/50/20 - done 20km (original tyres of my VW Amarok Extreme)
    4 x Lenso...
  27. Re: Anyone with Everest that had Prado 120 Vs before?

    I found that it had a keener response to throttle input. I left the 'box to it's own devices and I can't remember anything other than it did what it was supposed too...change gears.

    How that...
  28. Re: Anyone with Everest that had Prado 120 Vs before?

    Absolute awesome advice from Rmat1985.

    Beginning of Feb, just before leaving for work, we test drove the new Everest 2.0 Bi-turbo (SWAMBO says she needs one). No towing involved but I can concur...
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    Re: How much did you pay for Tyres today ?

    Actually a really good price.

    I paid just short of R25K for 5 Cooper AT3/4s at Parklands TWT November last year.
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    Re: Engel's 30L drawer fridge

    If running a 125L/55L upright 12V fridge/freezer in your caravan...would it be heavy draw on your batteries?

    .....and lets say an additional Dometic 65.....how would that negatively affect...
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    Re: Caravan of the year 2019

    Hi GertMan,

    I'm pretty sure you and SWAMBO will enjoy every minute spent in that caravan. Many happy and safe travels to you both.

    With regards to the ugly nose etc.....aesthetics I suppose is...
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    Re: Caravan of the year 2019

    Bruce,

    I apologize for the incorrect choice of words. I assumed...incorrectly, that everyone would understand the comment....although I'm sure you did, but you feel like "biting" my ass a bit.::)...
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    Re: Caravan of the year 2019

    SWAMBO and myself have been looking at off-road caravans this past week or so. As I'm stuck offshore, with no idea when I'll be back home, this kind of keeps our mind off the bigger issues we all...
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    Re: Bilstein B6 Shocks

    Erwin,Your response is absolutely appreciated. That's exactly what I needed to/ wanted to know.I don't want any lift as I mostly drive alone, or with SWABO and little SWAMBO. I also seldom carry...
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    Re: Bilstein B6 Shocks

    Hi Erwin,

    When you say better - do you find it firmer or softer than the standard shocks?

    I have an Amarok as well and this is also in the pipeline. Thank you so much.

    To the other...
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