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    Defender Re: New traffic laws

    Taxi tried that with me at the Kraaifontein Brighton Road off ramp coming from Paarl. He pulled into the left turn lane while I was in the right turn lane at the red light. When it went green and he...
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    Discovery 4 Re: Out of ideas...

    That should have been the very first diagnosis performed after feeling for leaks around the hoses and joints.
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    Re: Hello, 4x4 newbie from Cape Town

    Welcome Jeandre.
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    Re: Brake line lock

    Not on a Defender. The handbrake acts on the rear driveshaft just behind the gearbox.
  5. Re: Access to Pressure chamber/barometric chamber

    The SA Naval Dockyard has pressure test chambers they use for equipment used external on submarines like the navigation lights. Also try the CSIR and Eloptro, who used to do the submarine periscopes....
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    Re: Safe and more affordable areas in Cape Town?

    When did you last try to drive the N2 or any other road into Cape Town from Somerset West's direction in the morning and back in the Afternoon?
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    Re: Namibia in December

    Everybody goes to Swakop, henties and Walvis in December because they are cooler than inland. The camping spots will be full. Inland and Etosha will be OK for camping but remember it will be hot....
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    Re: Riced Out Beetle

    I don't know the owner at all but i do know the type of owner that pimps a car. If it's a 1300 Citi Golf from 1980, you have to remember it's the fastest 1300 1980 Citi Golf. Just like this will be...
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    Re: Ford v Isuzu v Mahindra

    What do you want to use your 4x4 for and where? That will influence your decision.
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    Re: Riced Out Beetle

    Anyone that needs a car to compensate for their inferiority complex will have to prove it's faster than his buddies car and that he can drive better than his buddy. Stay far away.
  11. Thread: Verneukpan

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    Re: Verneukpan

    Correct. Here is a picture of my Series 2A Landy on the R355 after changing a tyre. I was running 6 ply Goodyear Hi Miler Light Truck tyres at the time but still got a puncture.

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    Re: Frontier remote busy dying

    I have had to use two hands on my original Frontier remote for quite a while and the battery is good. Squeeze the battery cover between thumb and forefinger and the button between the other thumb and...
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    Re: Isuzu Trooper Speedometer overeading

    Clean out the gearbox plug and socket with solvent and test. My JMC (Jiangling - Isuzu Motor Corporation) used to read between 120 and 180. Cleaning out the plug sorted it out.
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    Re: Hello from the Mudtrotters, from Italy

    Welcome. I have driven Northern Italy from near Venice to the Brenner Pass through the Dolomiti above the treeline in spring. Used a SEAT Leon. Very steep, twisting and in places scary.
  15. Re: Namaqua, Tankwa Karoo and Karoo National Park

    Ek het Dinsdag daardeur gery. Dit het Maandag mooi gereen (So 10 mm) en daar was ooral plasse water
  16. Thread: Marc-Isuzu

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    Re: Marc-Isuzu

    Hi Mark. Welcome to the forum. Is the steering hard stationary with the engine running?
  17. Re: Namaqua, Tankwa Karoo and Karoo National Park

    Correct. Check this out all on a farm just below the Oukloof pass. Grootdroom has 4 bedrooms and is off the grid. Swimming pool and braai area. Gemsbok and others on the farm and one of the farms...
  18. Re: Are the EB license requirements killing the camping industry?

    The web address is in the post. i just did the research for you. i have nothing to do with the driving school.
  19. Re: Namaqua, Tankwa Karoo and Karoo National Park

    If you plan on using the R355 from Calvinia to Tankwa, carry an extra spare tyre. You're in for a great trip. The run from Tankwa via Sutherland, Fraserburg and the Karoo National Park can all be...
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    Re: Threaded 'hole' on rear of trailer

    See post #3.
  21. Re: Are the EB license requirements killing the camping industry?

    You owe me a beer and a burger:

    SADES is owner managed and operated and is based in Gauteng. Our reputation as the preferred and largest driving school in Gauteng enables us to offer our expertise...
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    Re: Destructive actions in campsite

    Dirk gets to decide that.
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    Re: Destructive actions in campsite

    Why? Don't your logistics guys carry camping chairs? You couldn't have burnt it anyway without using a chainsaw or several guys with axes. - It was too thick and would have smoked you out. Why did...
  24. Re: Are the EB license requirements killing the camping industry?

    Someone gave you the wrong information. In the good old days you could get a licence for a motorcycle not exceeding 50 cc at age 16. The learner's could only be written after turning 16. You had to...
  25. Re: Are the EB license requirements killing the camping industry?

    How did you get a code 8 at 16 years old in the 70's? You could get a 50 cc motorbike learners and licence at 16 but you had to be 18 to even write the learners licence for a code 8, never mind pass...
  26. Re: Good Year Wranglers - I am more than a little worried....

    We did a 10 000 km trip through Namibia with a set of Goodyear Wranglers on my Isuzu Frontier. Surfaces varied between tar, gravel, sand, corrugations and rocks in a vehicle laden with camping...
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    Re: Adding batteries

    Yes. But there are obviously far more knowledgeable members here that know more. So I'm outta here.
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    Re: Adding batteries

    You don't say what type of batteries you have.
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    Re: What is this Worth, and is it a Series 3??

    Series 3. You can tell by the door hinges.
  30. Re: Are the EB license requirements killing the camping industry?

    You're telling me you got your licence after age 40? Your age indicates as 60 and after 1999 the code was changed to B if you didn't do an EB licence.

    If they were to catch someone writing the...
  31. Re: Are the EB license requirements killing the camping industry?

    Thanks Nathan. There is a lot to learn about towing - mirror use, speed and road conditions, braking, observation of road conditions further ahead, following distance, observation of the trailer for...
  32. Re: Are the EB license requirements killing the camping industry?

    I have an EB licence which I got in the 1980's - The old code 8 for a light motor vehicle. When the B licence was introduced I got an EB licence under the grandfather clause. I never had to be tested...
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    Re: Threaded 'hole' on rear of trailer

    High lift jacking point? There is an attachment for high lift jacks that is about that diameter. Have a look at the holes either side of the nudge bar roots under the front bumper - High lift jacking...
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    Re: Suspension bottoming query

    If it's not the shocks, the suspension should bottom with passengers just sitting in it. Shocks do just what they say - absorb the shock to prevent the suspension bottoming. Shocks have no influence...
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    Re: Suspension bottoming query

    Most likely shock absorbers.
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