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    Discovery 1 Re: 99 Disco 1 V8i Unbiased opinions

    Here is my mug. This is the only mug I use. I love my 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th wives, I am just not prepared to put up with their schiesse

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    Discovery 1 Re: 99 Disco 1 V8i Unbiased opinions

    Its one of the only LRs I would consider buying. The issues I had with mine werent related to LR made items but the outsourced components.

    Apart from fuel the cost of ownership can be quite low...
  3. Re: Mistakes people make with air suspensions... Especially hapless jurnos

    The P38 RR had a numbet of selectable ride heights as well as 2 automated ones. It was quite intuitive to use and of course, live axels all round. Articulation was what one would expect offroad in...
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    Re: Jaguar/LR really?????????

    I think Girling first used ABS but on aircraft and Jaguar first put disk brakes on cars, also from aircraft.

    Stand to be corrected, but I think it was Girling with ABS.
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    Defender Re: ASPW's analysis of the New Defender

    PS:

    Bentley produce both Quality and Reliability. Their philosophy is to produce vehicles that outlast their owners and which can be inherited, the envisioned life being @ 100 years. But this...
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    Defender Re: ASPW's analysis of the New Defender

    Reliability does but doesnt quite work like that.

    Simplistically, you would want something to perform consistently under specific conditions for a defined time period. Reliability is closely...
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    Re: Why a "high lift jack"

    People often ask me which is the best survival knife. I always reply with "the knife you have on you"

    Same principle applies I guess although it sounds like the HLJ has a number of other uses...
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    Re: Petrol v8 lighter on fuel than Diesel v8

    My RR 4.6 returned the same but at the coast I could get it to the 11lt/100 if I didnt use the sport button
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    Re: Petrol v8 lighter on fuel than Diesel v8

    Okay. So I get around the 14lt/100 open road from the H3 5.3lt v8.

    The petrol vehicle in question here is a 5.7lt?

    Considering mine is 11 years old thats not too shabby then.
  10. Thread: Need ice?

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    Re: Need ice?

    How well do the ice makers travel? Can they withstand the jolts of off-roading?
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    Re: I see Raptors EVERYWHERE

    I used to see seventy eleven meeyons of Raptors, all before they were launched here ;D

    I doubt if I would even know what a genuine one looks like ;D
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    Re: What to upgrade to, eventually.

    Trust me, once you stop crying yourself to sleep at night and looking the other way when a Landy appears on the road, it passes, trueas Bru!

    ;D
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    Re: What to upgrade to, eventually.

    The L322 Range Rover. Should fit comfortably in your price range, look at the Landy section for issues. I would suggest a FSH be a requirement, some of the owners attracted to these werent too keen...
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    Re: To buy a toolbox with tools or separate tools?

    As a first year Appy in the motor trade we had to purchase our own tools. The 1st year set coveredmost of the type basics, sufficient for carrying out services, so this was a set of spanners, sockets...
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    Defender Re: ASPW's analysis of the New Defender

    But, then again..................

    It is a very nice vehicle.....................

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1LCcZpk7RQ

    Kitted out and being used proppa.

    ;D
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    Defender Re: ASPW's analysis of the New Defender

    I agree and wonder why they would continue to make these vehicles when AWD would be sufficient.
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    Defender Re: ASPW's analysis of the New Defender

    The risk for the ND is that it could suffer from the same problem as the P38 Range Rover and L322. Both vehicles are extremely capable off-road and the P38 in particular would be a very comfortable...
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    Defender Re: ASPW's analysis of the New Defender

    Not yet. Things that make you go hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.................................. ;D
  19. Thread: Weber Briquettes

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    Re: Weber Briquettes

    Hahahahaha, and therein lies one of the major advantages of a Weber, fire and forget while allowing for ample time to Kuier ;D

    So the longest burning briquettes are a prerequisite ;D
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    Re: Weber Briquettes

    Jaco, can you do a simple test for us ;D

    Test protocol:

    2 identical Webers
    2 identical fire chimneys
    2 identical pieces of firelighter
    Lots of ales ;D

    I suggest that you dont cook...
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    Defender Re: ASPW's analysis of the New Defender

    I like the new Defender. In isolation of its history and viewing it for what it is.

    However, I find it quite the paradox, designed to be very good off-road but targeted to a market who are...
  22. Thread: Weber Briquettes

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    Re: Weber Briquettes

    Excellent approach with one flaw. Can you actually braai? >:D

    ;D
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    Re: Weber Briquettes

    Test protocol:

    2 identical Webers
    2 identical fire chimneys
    2 identical pieces of firelighter
    Lots of ales ;D

    I suggest that you dont cook anything but just test the briquettes. Cooking will...
  24. Thread: Weber Briquettes

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    Re: Weber Briquettes

    In the Weber Smokey Mountain (WSM) using the snake method (alternating 2 to 3 wide, 2 high) with Charka, I easily get 12 hours from a run, with consistent temps which is critical. The second best I...
  25. Thread: Weber Briquettes

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    Re: Weber Briquettes

    Thanks Riaan. Chaka is in the R60 to 68 range depending on where you buy from.
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    Re: New from Brackenfell

    I hope security frisked you before giving you admittance being from Brakenfell ;D

    Welcome, we hope you get as much out of this forum as it has to offer

    Cheers
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    Re: Weber Briquettes

    I havent tried them RvW

    What price are they? I suspect they, like the Woolies ones, are manufactured by a local manufacturer anyway. I have been thinking of a Charcoal Shoot Out over December so...
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    Re: Anyone has a Bedourie camp oven?

    This could be an alternative if you can get past it being aluminium

    https://www.takealot.com/masterpan-dutch-oven-9-24cm-3-7l-blue/PLID53117710

    Includes the trivet
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    Re: This is not good for the Mozambique

    The Mozambique Government needs to talk to Israel and Turkey and acquire their loitering Kamikaze drones. They have played a major role in the Azerbaijani success against the Armenians in...
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    Re: Anyone has a Bedourie camp oven?

    I agree, prefer Cast Iron. But the weight benefit of this plus the fact that it wont shatter or crack makes it a perfect option for some. If I could get a Cast Iron in the same size, shape and...
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    Re: Anyone has a Bedourie camp oven?

    Yip, RvW even contacted the Aussie manufacturer but they wouldnt ship.

    Then, oddly enough, this pops up on the weekend:
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    Re: What would you do?

    Hahahahaaha, I also thought 5l stood for 5 liter ;D
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    Re: Help with Sani Pass

    I see Sani Top Chalet's website is no longer available. There is an address in Himeville and a tel number.
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    Re: Help with Sani Pass

    The border itself is at the top. People mistake the gap between the SA and Lesotho posts as being No-Mans Land when in fact it is still RSA.

    It was said that the dining room of the Chalet is in...
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    Re: Why a "high lift jack"

    I found this to be informative:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5I4gae00Ho

    And after binge watching most of the popular Aussie YT channels during the initial stages of LD, I cant recall ever...
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