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    Re: Disco 3 - unbraked towing capacity

    Ek het al soortgelyk gewig as Ďn trien agter n cruiser gesleep, en toe dit begin swaai was dit sports. Die eerste trailer het run in brieke gehad, die tweede een nie. Ek sou dit nie weer doen nie. Jy...
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    Re: Terrible experience at Nissan Menlyn dealership

    only a Toyota owner can turn this into a thread about his Toyota purchased 13 years ago from an unrelated dealer franchise.


    Ek het ook al gebruik gemaak van Pta Noord Toyota so 5 jaar terug, met...
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    Re: Discovery 3 Dunlop Air shocks

    agreed, those prices sound a little out of the ordinary. Give dover parts or LP4A a call. Both courrier deliver nationwide
  4. Re: Track conditions in CKGR, Nxai Pan and Moremi in rainy season 2019/2020

    Anyone got a recent update on the track conditions, crossing the pans from Letlakane up towards Gweta?

    im guessing itís very wet now? Hoping to take the scenic route to maun next week, but will...
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    Re: How to tow auto Hilux Vigo

    never tow an auto in Nuetral for any extended period, unless the engine is running to ensure oil flow through the gearbox.

    However, there are always exceptions...... granted you understand how...
  6. Re: 1980 Series 3 88'.....Testing/Fixing/Testing/Prepping/Driving etc etc - with Pics

    K here I come with the Questions...ÖÖÖ:D

    1) Guys..................The yellow knob lever is to engage 4x4 - BUT this doesn't have locking hubs like my other Series 3 has. Does this mean that the...
  7. Re: Approx Drive Time - Ponta Malongane Dive Camp to Maputo

    Yep, with the new road and bridge into Maputo itís a breeze. From Malongane to the main tar road maybe 20 minutes, from there, 45 minutes into Maputo. Remember to stick to the speed limit when you...
  8. Re: WC Camping spot for fishing and light trolling?

    Some nice options around Hermanus area. There is decent fishing on the Klein river lagoon, both the upstream section at Stanford and the main body.

    not too sure about camping in the area, but lots...
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    Re: Boor van water poort op blok

    sekerlik sal die head in daai geval nie extra ports he nie, maar eerder die blok. Maar in die geval is daar n port op die head, maar nie op die blok nie.
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    Re: Boor van water poort op blok

    okay.... maak nogsteeds nie vir my sin day die head se water ports nie oplyn met die blok sin nie. Is daar n part nommer op die head dat mens seker kan maak dit is compatible?

    ek weet byvoorbeeld...
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    Re: Boor van water poort op blok

    Is dit nie dalk war probleme begin het nie? Is die head die regte een vir daai motor? Nie dalk op n stadium verdant met Ďn ouer of nuwer model Se head nie?

    ek kan nie dink n head sal water ports...
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    Re: C208 hire and fly

    Thanks Barend . Running around a little this morning, but will send to you in the afternoon
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    Re: Disco 3 - unbraked towing capacity

    yes. There are. Itís not a particularly well enforced law. But again itís one of those issues that if there is an accident, your going to be in trouble with the insurance if you donít comply.
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    Re: Disco 3 - unbraked towing capacity

    Best bet would be get it to Pretoria on a trialer, will be a lot easier to get all the needed repairs etc done there than in Bela Bela.

    if the license is expired by 4 years, you wonít get the temp...
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    Re: Disco 3 - unbraked towing capacity

    this is getting very theoretical now...... but you canít exactly tow a 5000kg trailer with any standard road going car with standard towing equipment.

    too little weight on the tow ball is going...
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    Re: Disco 3 - unbraked towing capacity

    Attached to the disco please. And yes. Support the back of the trailer might help.

    make sure the trailer you rent will allow you to tie over the wheels. Some of the rental trailers donít have...
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    Re: Disco 3 - unbraked towing capacity

    definately not a piggy back on such a heavy vehicle. proper Car trailer is the safe way to do this, and they should all be braked.

    disco 3 will be more than capable to tow a cruiser on a trailer....
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    Freelander II Re: Description of the transverse drive layout

    Thanks. Makes sense. I assumed it was something along those lines
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    Freelander II Re: Description of the transverse drive layout

    Hi Grips,

    thanks, I understand that much. The issue I have is in deciding what data to input for the FL2 (Freelander 2) Specifically.

    on the page I got the info from for the car, they talk...
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    Freelander II Description of the transverse drive layout

    Hoping someone can help me understand the driveline setup on the FL2/Evoque/DiscoSport etc.

    The other day I wanted to fiddle around a little on the grim jeeper gear ration calculater to work out...
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    Re: Towing down Sani Pass

    Itís doable if itís dry. Just use 1st low on the top section, thereafter 2nd and 3rd low on the long straights, but always keep speed in mind, and make sure you never need to do any sudden breaking. ...
  22. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    As a rule, suspension is a wear and tear item. Everyone going on about coils obviously realizes that they need to replace their coils from time to time especially if they work them hard. No different...
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    Re: 4wd Action Test - Bakkies

    good looking truck that, but wow, that rear overhang is massive....... will need a pretty decent lift to get that out the way...... or pull the bin off, and build a proper flatdeck
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    Defender Re: Defender Puma 2.4 blown head gasket cost

    wow, okay. That is pretty hectic. I have only ever done heads on Tdi and TD5s.... and a few other smaller jap petrol engines. Never imagined a head could be that hard to take off. Guess that quote is...
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    Re: Is this it?

    The air suspension and advanced terrain response is going to be the best feature on this thing. Why anyone would want a coil spring version I really donít understand.

    air suspension travel works
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    Defender Re: Defender Puma 2.4 blown head gasket cost

    Will agree to disagree. All those items are par for the course when removing/replacing a head. Unless there is a need to replacing the timing belt at this stage, the timing should just be locked in...
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    Re: Botsalano Nature Reserve camping update

    So glad t see Botsalano is still worth a visit. I havent been for a while, but always enjoyed the rustic ness of the place. this has put it right back on my radar
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    Defender Re: Defender Puma 2.4 blown head gasket cost

    Wow, ya....12 hours to remove and replace a cylinder head, by a professional workshop.... That is a bit hectic. I would not put it at more than about an hours work to remove, and about 2 hours to...
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    Defender Re: Defender Puma 2.4 blown head gasket cost

    No, they wouldnít screw him over, but they may still be charging a serious premium.

    they do excellent work, and that is why they have so many satisfied customers, and their workshop is booked to...
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    Re: Land Cruiser opgradeer - gedagtes.

    What motor and gearbox combo have you currently got?

    upgrading the infotainment system is actually pretty easy on the 100 VX or GX. Lots of aftermarket systems which will do exactly what you want,...
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    Re: Air rescue Kgalagadi national park.

    Peter, I see itís been mentioned before by someone else, but I think you are missing the point here. No one is insisting you should have cover in place, or forcing it on you. The OP asked a valid...
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    Re: Air rescue Kgalagadi national park.

    have fortunately not needed it ever, and I hope I never will, but I have a colleague who made use of it after a terrible rafting accident in Mexico, where someone in the party broke their back, and...
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    Re: TD5 ECU - dry joint suspected

    Before you dismantle the ECU - Hve you replaced the big yellow relays under the seat box? And bent their pins slightly to ensure a good fit? This is a very common issue on the TD5, especially the...
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    Re: Air rescue Kgalagadi national park.

    I believe the Garmin is a great tool, but not familiar with it. The Spot X Messenger I have, and its a great tool. Allows family and friends to stay up to date with your movements when off the beaten...
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    Re: 4x4 Kitted vehicle hire Maun

    The only Bots Based operator I would even. Insider using is McKenzie 4x4 hire.

    unfortuantlely, all vehicle hire in bits is pretty pricey. Your friends may be better off renting from SA and...
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