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  1. Thread: Gps sales

    by Blikka
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    Re: Gps sales

    I had an issue with downloaded Google Maps just the other day. If you just view all the detail and streets are there, but as soon as you navigate, all the detail including streets, disappear. The...
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    Freelander II Re: Excellent service

    Can only echo whats been said about Bedfordview LR. Bought two vehicles there before and do services there as well. They have always provided a loaner for the day when my wife asks them. We only had...
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    Re: low profile tyres and loose sand driving

    I would also like to know. Want to visit cousin on farm and deep sand road to the house.

    Discovery with 285/40R22 Conti Sport Contacts
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    Re: 5 year tyre life?

    I had Goodyears on my platkartjie that was manufactured in 2016. I noticed some chunks missing and the ride became real hard but still legal thread left, way above the wear indicators. I replaced...
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    Re: Quiet tyres for the platkarretjie

    I tried to get Yokohama Decibels but nothing in the country, couldn't pull the trigger on Michelins so settled for Conti Ecocontact 2.

    They are worlds apart from the Bad Years that I had on....
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    Re: Quiet tyres for the platkarretjie

    I thought as much, thanks. I will put the Michelins on and give them a go. They about R500 per tyre more I see. This is my to work and back runner and I spend a fair bit of time in it so think it...
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    Quiet tyres for the platkarretjie

    185/60 R15 Polo Sedan

    I bought it with Apollo tyres and the ride was smooth and quiet. Replaced them with Good Year Duragrips and comparatively they were terrible but I was stuck with them. Now it...
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    Re: Changing of tyres, by Swambo

    My wife just uses the insurance's roadside emergency assistance to sort out flat tyres. Fortunately, she had very few full blowouts. Everytime the insurance sent someone very quickly. She only drives...
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    Re: Discovery 5 radio with sim advice needed

    It is indeed 2018 model. I will ask JLR. Thanks
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    Re: Discovery 5 radio with sim advice needed

    Yeah, sim works in ipad 4g, no problem. I will ask LR.
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    Re: Discovery 5 radio with sim advice needed

    That is a good question. Never even thought about that, I just assumed it was. I will stick it in the iPad to check. Thanks
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    Re: The Inglorious Tshwane Metro Police Department

    Dashcam is a great thing to have. I have been stopped a few times by EMPD and others and never anything more than a glance at the basics and then sent off. Cannot say it is the dashcam but I distrust...
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    Re: We need to define what exactly “camping” is.

    As ek so in my ou seil tentjie (nie eers canvas) le nie en daar is 'n ou met 'n Bush Lapa langs my gaan ek jou virseker judge. Ek dink by myself "die b l i x e m kamp nie! Hy slaap te lekker!"...
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    Re: Fortuna handling - will they ever fix it?

    A heavy Fortuner with softer tires runs well on gravel, a lightly loaded one with hard tires not so much. Let the guys that own them be the judge of what is acceptable.

    How many people who had...
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    Re: We need to define what exactly “camping” is.

    If you set up your own abode with your hands, you are camping
    If you have to take steps to your abode , your are not camping, unless the steps leads to the roof of your vehicle. That is why places...
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    Discovery 5 radio with sim advice needed

    I stuck a sim in the disco and the radio connects to 3g only. Does it support 4g? I looked for settings but could not see anything under the mobile settings.

    Want to use it to hotspot in the car....
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    Re: The new Ford - VW bakkie thread

    Hehe, ek skryf die naam vol uit...en dan is daar nog plek vir die logo. Net 'n grappie. Sal nie 'n Amarok mind nie.
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    Re: New Range Rover Sport V8 SVR

    Haha! I have not heard it in full anger yet. I suspect I might this weekend.
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    New Range Rover Sport V8 SVR

    My BIL bought one and collected it this weekend and it is something special. Had lunch with them yesterday and saw it in the flesh. It is awesome. The sound it makes is fantastic, well to some.....
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    Re: How do you pack an SUV?

    I have a swambo and 2 teenagers. There is no way I get more than a weekend getaway stuff packed in the boot of the disco 5. And then I have to tetris it big time. Anything more than a weekend I just...
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    Re: Toyota hot hatch back!!

    It will take some doing to make me choose a 3 cyl turbo over the sound of a 5 cyl Audi engine. I would think this is only going to appeal to the Toyota faithful, the same as the RS3 appeals to the...
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    Re: Roadworthy test woes

    I used Dekra a few months ago for a Ranger that I was selling. Also just north of R700. They said their daily limit is I think 40 cars and it is on a first come first serve basis. No appointments....
  23. Thread: Road Conditions

    by Blikka
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    Re: Road Conditions

    Drove from Kempton to die Eiland this weekend. The Polokwane bypass road is fantastic. The Magoebaskloof R71 to Tzaneen was in great condition. The Eiland road is terrible. Sinkhole and lots of...
  24. Thread: Road Conditions

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    Re: Road Conditions

    Thanks for this. Going to die Eiland tomorrow from Gauteng. Will stick to the R71. Apparently the road from Letsitele to Eiland is rough.
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    Ford & Mazda Re: What's it worth?

    I have just sold a 2016 2.2 XLS 4x4 D/C manual (facelift) with 110 000km in mint condition, FSH etc last month.

    Just some figures:

    We Buy Cars offered me R210K.
    Trade was R280k and retail...
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    Re: How much did you pay for Tyres today ?

    Nie die presiese woord wat ek gebruik het nie. n' Meer kragtige woord was geopper.....
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    Re: How much did you pay for Tyres today ?

    :'(:'(:'( My ones was a bit more:

    285/40R22 Conti Sport Contacts. The joys of having a vehicle with 22" wheels.

    Close on 14k for two tyres.
  28. Re: Sondela 4x4 obstacle course- Anyone done it?

    That is actually good to hear, thanks! I am trying to ease the missus into venturing a bit further offroad. We can crawl through there and I can say to her "See, that wasn't so bad?". She suffers...
  29. Sondela 4x4 obstacle course- Anyone done it?

    As per the topic they advertise an obstacle course for R220/vehicle. We are planning a visit to Sondela and I want to take the wife and kids, but if it is heavy rough and technical I would rather...
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    Re: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    Spend money on new rubber, a LOT of money, nearly R14k for 2 tyres. 285/40R22 tyres are not cheap. Now my garage smells like new rubber! Otherwise it remains a great car. Loving it.
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Fitting a roof top tent to T6 Ranger DC

    This is what my late brother did to his Ranger. He had a frame built for the RTT:
  32. Thread: Isuzu or Ranger

    by Blikka
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    Re: Isuzu or Ranger

    Having just sold a 2016 2.2 XLS 4x4 D/C manual (facelift) with 110 000km I can tell you R299k is too much. We Buy Cars offered me R210K. I sold it privately for R285k. It is in pristine condition and...
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    Re: Grandfathers watch.

    Only out of desperation. And it was my moms watch, not my watches. There was an armed robbery at East Rand Mall that day, and btw Cajees Cycles actually do replace watch batteries and have various...
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    Defender Re: ASPW's analysis of the New Defender

    That is an interesting question Francois. Character, I am sure, will mean different things to different people.


    To me character is what my boshoed in the army had. To everybody seeing me with...
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    Re: Grandfathers watch.

    Cajees the bicycle shop in Boksburg is terrible. Sommer uses an okapi right there in front of you and tried to pry it open. I stopped him. They should just stick to selling bicycles! Cajees in Mall...
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