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    Re: Nissan x trail recommendations

    The CVT on the Xtrails is not so great. Common failure point unfortunately. With regular oil changes you can extend the life. The newer CVT gearboxes seem to be holding up better than the previous...
  2. Thread: Jetty Fenders

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    Re: Jetty Fenders

    Good price, seen them going for closer to R1k. I hope they are durable
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    Re: Haval SX P- Series 4x4

    Great looking vehicles. I am just worried about support, that is why I would not buy one.
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    Re: identify vehicle panic device

    My vehicle came with those panic buttons with a pre-installed Netstar tracker. They had done a really poor installation and the thing was removed by me within about 10 minutes. I do however suspect...
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    Re: Buying a Daihatsu Terrios good or bad idea?

    Don't you think that you are answering your own question here? I don't think you should
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    Re: Tyre pressure in sand

    doesn't the Russian Tatra trucks (possibly others) have in cab tire deflator / inflators?
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    Re: Scratch & dent insurance

    I used o have scratch and dent repair. i Lived out in the boondocks and it would have ended up costing me more in travelling to the panel beaters for a quote, going home and waiting or quote...
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    Re: Advice AWD softroader

    CVT, walk away. The last good auto that Nissan brought out in an X-Trail was the 2013 T31 2.0 DCi, I should know because I bought one>:D>:D
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    Re: Timing chain change interval for 2014 pikup?

    Nope
    Timing chains should not be considered the same as a timing belt. Changing intervals are way different. Leave the timing chain on until it makes a noise. That is fair warning that it need...
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    Re: Scorpio 2.2 mHawk

    Make sure the front ball joints are still good as well as the rear suspension rubbers. Make sure that there are dealers in your area that can supply you with spares.
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    Re: Mahindra vs Nissan Hardbody

    Please note that the Eaton diff lock becomes an open diff when the clutch pack goes, as mine did. There are no spares available from Mahindra for the Eaton and you must replace the whole difflock...
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    Re: Xtrail T31 2012 DIY drawer system

    self deleted
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    Re: Looking for a capable everyday 4x4/Softroader

    So how is the new car?
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    Re: Looking for a capable everyday 4x4/Softroader

    Sorry to here your deal turned sour.

    I just bought a 2013 Nissan X-trail 2L dCi Auto for R159000 132000km. It ticks all my boxes. I did Kgalagadi in a 2009 2L auto petrol xtrail a few years ago...
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    Re: Is this a tracker?

    Netstar installed a tracker in my vehicle prior to purchase. Is this all there is or should there be other modules as well? It came with emergency button and some or other dongle on the keyring as...
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    Re: Terracan old school

    That is like having the name of our old girlfriend tattooed on your arm while telling everybody your new girlfriends name.

    Welcome to the forum Jacques. I hope that nobody rides off your Terracan...
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    Re: Landcruiser 79 Theft prevention/proofing

    Get yourself a flashing LED light that you put on your dash. Just that. A little red one. the idea is if the guy looks in the window and sees something unfamiliar with the alarm he would hopefully...
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    Re: GWM Steed 2.0 diesel any good?

    Is it not this 2.0 that has the bad injectors? Apparently the injector tip breaks off and destroys the engine? I hope I have the wrong engine here
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    Re: Nissan Navara obd reader

    Have you tried the Konnwei KW680? I have seen it work on an X-Trail so there is hope. Available at Takealot for a lot or your nearest China mall for hopefully less

    Works on the following protocols...
  20. Thread: Car Radio

    by Chris G
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    Re: Car Radio

    The maplorer site should have all the tools and explanations that you need to install. browse through the site and you should come right.
    However if you did not get the GPS antennae with, don't...
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    Re: Best wife best gift

    Now that looks good!
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    Re: Towing with the new Renault duster 1,5 4x4

    Is TopGear not using a European based vehicle? Different spec and therefore different weight?
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    Nice looking vehicle but I would rather buy a place to stay for that money.

    Ok so I am a cheapskate, lol
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    Re: Car Radio

    You have "Windows " on that radio. You need a windows CE based bit of navigation software.

    https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-d&q=windows+CE+navigation+software
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  25. Poll: Re: Poll: Will you buy the new Ford engineered and built Amarok?

    Ditto;D
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    Re: Photos of your Mahindra

    Great article
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    Re: 12v 7.2ah Batteries

    Jip, I have seen the SLA leak acid when placed on their side and they have been exposed to heavy charging / age, taking out the radio equipment they have been installed with
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    Re: Sorpio 2.6 TD Free flow exhaust

    I agree with you guys 100%. Leave these filters for those with platkarre that are hopefully cheap to repair after all the dust it has inhaled
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    Re: Sorpio 2.6 TD Free flow exhaust

    he has already taken the cat out and got that tiny improvement. Any gain by going with a larger exhaust will not be worth the expense, as you say, the gains will be minimal. I think they will be...
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    Re: Sorpio 2.6 TD Free flow exhaust

    I doubt that you will get any improvement with that 2.6 by putting a bigger exhaust on. It will sound different though. More like a truck.

    Hey, wait a bit. Go put a 76mm straight through pipe on...
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    Re: Financial GURU"s help needed please

    I meant that they would not lend me more if my income could not service my debt. That is how I saw the GDP to debt ratio. I don't think I should become a financial service provider ;D
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    Re: Chemicals for reverse electrolysis?

    https://www.wikihow.com/Remove-Chrome-Plating

    https://ourpastimes.com/remove-chrome-plating-brass-6706689.html

    Hope these help
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    Financial GURU"s help needed please

    Can some financial GURU please help me understand why when a country like the USA has a debt to GDP ratio of 107%, Japan at 253% and South Africa is at 70% debt to GDP ratio We still have such a bad...
  34. Re: Cant get aftermarket radio to work on new dtec?

    I had similar problem (KB72). The positive lead from the antennae booster was wired into the loom and when I connected the aftermarket radio the booster no longer was switched on when the radio was...
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    Re: Land Rover tug of War

    Funny to watch. Love the tow bar hookups, real genius, but I suppose there is no other place to hookup on those vehicles
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