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    Re: Amarok built by Ford

    Ama-ford... or f-ok?
  2. Re: Poor fuel consumption after adding exstras to my new bakkie

    Problem is that any change you make to your cars shape will change the drag coefficient – even if it doesn’t change the cars frontal area. If you add a canopy the Cd changes. Even tailgate up or...
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    Re: Light bars (AGAIN!!!!)

    See attached extract from SANS 1376-2:2017
    75W main beam, 68W dipped beam
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    Re: Light bars (AGAIN!!!!)

    Had a very quick browse through SABS 1046… I didn’t see anything relating to allowable wattage of bulbs.
    There is something that says max intensity…must not exceed 225000cd. No idea what that means...
  5. Wrangler 2dr Re: Wrangler steering wheel controls not working

    Thanks.. Had a look on the site... looks like it was done in 2016 (before we bought the car)

    So not sure if anyone has changed theirs (not under recall) that could give me an idea of price and if...
  6. Wrangler 2dr Wrangler steering wheel controls not working

    Hi all,
    My wife has a 2013 Jeep Wrangler 2 door and a couple of weeks ago the steering wheel controls stopped working.
    The radio control buttons at the back of the wheel don't work, the buttons on...
  7. Re: New Land Rover Defender - World Premiere 10 Sep 2019

    Wow... What a load!

    ...does the land cruiser 79/76 look like all other toyota's?
    ...does the wrangler look like all other jeeps?

    they each bear resemblance to their respective ancestors.
  8. Re: Ford Raptor sticker kits - to remove or not to remove ??

    Sometimes manufacturers have "fake" scoops, intakes, grills etc as well on their stock cars... FJ Cruiser bonnet grill comes to mind.

    The bonnet plastic must make you more streamlined?!? I know...
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    Re: Is this it?

    from that view - the back reminds me of a Kia Soul.
    If it didn't say defender on the front, would you even know its a Defender - in my mind - No. It's just another offering from Land Rover / Range...
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    Re: Is this it?

    Marketing and publicity.
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    Re: Is this it?

    they really did a thorough job hiding the number plate!

    comes stock with vastrap plate on the bonnet?
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    Re: Poor repairs after an accident.

    Henkc... any updates on your situation?
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    Discovery 4 Re: What is it with tappet covers?

    Why would you run tests to demonstrate how fantastic your product is and not take videos or photos or not publish the results?

    6x based on what? compared to what as a baseline? based on what...
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    Discovery 4 Re: Overland Worx gets an A++

    Who said phone and apologize? I didn’t… Phone and offer to sort out the customers concerns.
    Who said he couldn’t defend himself, or his business? I didn’t… But you can choose to do it...
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    Discovery 4 Re: Overland Worx gets an A++

    That first quote in my opinion shows a lack of professionalism - you're "naming and shaming" - but isn't that exactly what you're taking offence with?
    Is it ok to do something because someone else...
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    Discovery 4 Re: What is it with tappet covers?

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    Still waiting for some proof to back-up your claims please.
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    Discovery 4 Re: What is it with tappet covers?

    Then why don't they make the plastic wheelbarrows out of this plastic that "can survive much higher temperatures than steel"? Which plastics are these?

    Now that you mention it - earth moving...
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    Discovery 4 Re: What is it with tappet covers?

    Well if rappers are doing it...
    Because we all know what great taste they have... and what great law abiding role-models they are!

    That must be one of the worst arguments ever.
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    Re: Trout in dullies

    Where in Tontledoos?
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    Re: Trout in dullies

    Exactly what i was going to say.
    A GRHE with a gold bead has been, for me as well, by far the most successful fly regardless of conditions.
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    Re: This VW/Ford NON-SENSE regarding Amarok

    I don't own a 86 or even a Toyota and i doubt i will, but I have owned an MX5 and the 86 is a stiffer chassis than the MX5 and it corners flatter.
    You've never driven an 86 but you're an expert on...
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    Re: This VW/Ford NON-SENSE regarding Amarok

    ??? only 2 of the best small sports cars ever produced (MX5 and 86/BRZ)???
    (and in many experts opinions i could have left "small" out of the above statement)
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    Re: Driving habits Good and Bad

    Nope... harder braking causes more wear and heat.
    stick to gentle braking - all your components will last much longer.
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    Re: Emergency Fire Starting

    1:38... good parents!
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    Re: Bergsig trout farm

    First and last time i want to Kloofzicht was a couple of years ago - stayed in (or at least was booked into) one of their chalets for a couple of nights. Arrive and unpack. Go for a walk around the...
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    Re: Hummer Reliability Update

    What kind of mileage are you on?
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    Re: Welding machine for R998

    This has got nothing to do with your original comments - you had a go at someone for commenting about grinding a weld smooth to neaten it up - and said it affects the strength. Now you're saying...
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    Re: Welding machine for R998

    Absolute bull!
    There's nothing wrong with grinding down welds if you have managed proper penetration on the welds ... the steel is only 2mm thick tube... you've melted the parent metal and you have...
  29. Re: Jeep Centurion dealership closed as from 1 July

    Unfortunately neither do the dealers necessarily follow the strict checklist... about 2 months ago did the major service on the wife's Sahara at the Bryanston dealer... major service - approx R8500 -...
  30. MediaRelease: Re: New Land Rover Defender completes Tusk testing to support lion conservation in Ke

    Lets have a military vehicle with the two soft, squishy, fragile parts right in the front and completely exposed to bullets and shrapnel - fck the roof, windscreen and entire front end.
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    Re: Can tyres make SUCH a big difference

    if we say 6.5l/100 on small tyres,
    6.8l/100 on big tyres

    you're using 0.3l/100km more on big tyres... so 0.3 x R16.57 per litre = R4.97 per 100km more (or R0.0497 per km).

    so if your tyres...
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    Re: Can tyres make SUCH a big difference

    My understanding:
    A bigger wheel means a bigger lever-arm to the road, so more effort to move the same load... so your consumption will go up.
    But... the circumference of your wheel is also now...
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    Re: Stealers - please stop the thievery!

    Over the weekend my mothers Ford Figo gave up (my mother was amendment that it wasn't the battery, she tried to jump and bump start it) - her insurance took it to Ford Greenstone.

    I found out...
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    MediaRelease: Re: Ford Ranger Raptor - Birth of a New Breed

    So every sand road is left a sand road specifically because it's in or around "nature"? Nothing to do with usage volumes, types of vehicles, location/destination, available funds? come on!

    and...
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    MediaRelease: Re: Ford Ranger Raptor - Birth of a New Breed

    why has speed become a marketable norm in off road.? – Why not? Why has speed become a marketable norm in road cars? AMG, M cars, RS, ST, STI, GTI… almost every manufacturer makes a sports version...
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