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    Re: Ford or Merc - what would you do?

    I would go Merc
  2. Re: V8 Defenders.....tell us your tales, experiences, the good, the bad and the ugly.

    Its been some time since I've updated here as the V8 has been in hospital for some time now.

    Anyway I am happy to report that the carb issue has finally been resolved!

    I took off the roof rack...
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    Defender Re: What have you done with your Defender today?

    Nice bull bar [emoji108]
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    Defender Re: The Old Puma Chestnut

    Thanks for the replies guys.

    Yes I agree they can ask for it what they want.

    From the replies here I guess we all value things differently and that is really what has had me thinking...
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    Defender Re: The Old Puma Chestnut

    So went to look at the new Defender 2 weeks ago and enquired if anyone was trading up from the old Puma to new Defender.

    Yes the dealer (guess who) said...2015 with 20k km should be on the floor...
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    Defender Re: The Old Puma Chestnut

    Thanks guys.

    What sort of preventative maintenance is required with a Puma?
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    Defender The Old Puma Chestnut

    Hi fellow forum members.

    With the new Defender available...even in Windhoek, a few 110 Pumas are coming into the market with stupid low mileage like 20k / 45k km and models between 2013-2015.
    ...
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    Re: Couple of series 2's

    Very nice S2's!

    If you want to export.....make it to Nam and I will take both off your hands!

    Congrats. They seem to be in good nick. Have fun with the restore!
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    Re: Defender 110-Terrafirma Shocks

    I run Terrafirma medium duty on my 110 Tdi and 110 V8.

    No problems thus far and I am happy with the ride and offroad capability.
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    Re: Patrol 4800 GL - Bucketlist Tick!

    Congrats

    Very nice Patrol.

    I have been looking for a 4.8 GRX in Nam for quite some time but alas have not been able to found one....

    I am happy for you with a slight tinge of green [emoji16]
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    Re: defender 300tdi gets hot

    I pulled of the y junction valve and pipes. It seems the one that runs to the thermostat was blocked.

    Not just the pipe but the Y valve was also blocked.

    I will hopefully be able to get...
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    Re: defender 300tdi gets hot

    Thanks for the replies guys.

    Will start looking and will report back here.
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    Re: defender 300tdi gets hot

    Hi there

    Following up on this thread.

    My Tdi recently has been doing the same thing in that driving above 100km per hour the temp goes up.

    Installed new water pump and still the same...
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    Defender Re: Desperate for a Defender, advice needed

    Jelo

    I am very glad you are back. Thanks!
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    Defender Re: Desperate for a Defender, advice needed

    I have to ask something so pardon my ignorance.

    Is the panhard rod supposed to be fixed on both sides or one side only? Mine is not in the bracket on the left....

    See pictures...I hope it...
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    Re: Is this it?

    I think Land Rover intentionally and cleverly used the Defender name and heritage to their advantage.

    All this comparison between the classic and new creates a lot of debate and attention toward...
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    Defender Re: Intermittent Starting problem

    I have a similar problem on my V8 as alluded to in another thread....

    Starts when cold but when warm will not start. Also mine did what yours did in the Kruger a while back...at first it was here...
  18. Re: V8 Defenders.....tell us your tales, experiences, the good, the bad and the ugly.

    I try and do what I can myself but if it's too big or complicated for me I try and find a "specialist" in that area.

    Why do you ask? You know of some good guys? Otherwise PM me as I see you are in...
  19. Re: V8 Defenders.....tell us your tales, experiences, the good, the bad and the ugly.

    Okay aircon is sorted.

    Carbs are giving issues again especially when still cold.

    Engine cuts out while driving when you are not on the gas. Any ideas?

    Here's a pic to show what the car...
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    Re: Amarok deurslotte dryf my na drank

    I have a 2012 DC. Had to replace a lock or two also....I can relate
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    Re: C28 From Swakopmund to Windhoek.

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    Re: C28 From Swakopmund to Windhoek.

    Not been since last post. But I've enquired elsewhere to hear from someone who has and will let you know.

    Look if not towing and you take it easy and slowly it will be fine I reckon.

    Beware of...
  23. Re: V8 Defenders.....tell us your tales, experiences, the good, the bad and the ugly.

    Hi all

    Quick update.

    Carbs are sorted and she is purring!

    Now we are back at the aircon shop for 2 weeks trying to get the thing to blow cold.

    It was there for 2 weeks last year. Bill...
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    Hilux D4D engine blown...replace?

    Hi fellow members,

    My old man runs a 2009 Hilux RB D4D on the farm. Car has about 400k km on and the engine is blown. Driven without water and overheated.

    Radiator and inter cooler recently...
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    Re: How to tell if Highline?

    Yes retreads. I agree insist on new.

    The side view mirrors and the fog lights will have chrome finishing while C-line does not have chrome on either. Just black
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    Re: sound in defender 110

    I concur.....however although I do not have a Puma...my V8 is much more quiet than my Tdi and needs the system replaced as it is visibly damaged.

    So I am following with interest here.
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    Re: goodyear wrangler duratrac

    I am also curious

    Considering this tyre for my V8 Defender
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    Defender Re: My nuwe Defender

    Congrats

    Beautiful Landy!
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    Defender Re: SU Carb Tuning

    Dsouter, how many kms on that V8 of yours?

    I need to get mine sorted this year! This includes the carbs and I will post my progress here to keep it in one thread for future references.
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    Defender Re: What would you do with this?

    And this is mine before, during and after the restore:

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    Defender Re: What would you do with this?

    Sorry I was travelling for a few days....

    Sell the other two cars and keep the Defender for launching the boat. It's made for that sort of thing.

    This is what could be done if you spend either...
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    Re: D5 reliability

    Is the Ingenium the V6 Petrol?
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    Defender Re: What would you do with this?

    Hi there

    I assume you have owned the car since new? As in first and only owners?

    I would keep it.

    Being a TDI it is bullet proof if looked after and cared for. This is actually true of all...
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    Re: Disco on last legs, where to now?

    Sadly your conundrum is well documented in these here interwebs.

    The Disco is just that good a car and anything else pales in comparison.

    I am also a statistic. Looking at a replacement and...
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    Defender Re: Desperate for a Defender, advice needed

    Sorry for late reply552188
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