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    Re: Sleeping in car in winter

    You sleep semi upright in the drivers seat?
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    Re: Sleeping in car in winter

    I forgot about hot water bottles, they have to be the cheapest and most efficient heating method , 2 will be plenty and itís easy enough to boil some water on a gas stove.

    Probably best to take a...
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    Re: Kuga, Freelander or Forester?

    On the key FOB aftermarket ones are under R2k incl programming last I checked and if itís just ugly then surely you can just get new aftermarket housings for the fob?
  4. Re: Toyota Culemborg Horror Story - Prado 150 D4D Engine Overhaul

    It would have cost the dealer nothing to manage expectations, a 2 months repair turnaround is bearable when you know why and are given advanced notice and can plan for alternative transport but...
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    Re: Perfecting the "touchless" carwash ??

    You will never get a flawless wash without some sponge or cloth action. Get a micro fibre wash mitt and a wash brush(Midas have them - triangular red/black head), those 2 items make the wash quick...
  6. Re: I will never in my life buy a Garmin product again!

    That is really unusual because despite some aspects often not being optimal on Garmin devices, especially using them with a computer the actual routing performance is normally great. And it would...
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    Making coffee on the side of the road.

    In my opinion itís the best manual method for making coffee, well worth the money. Itís just a pity they arenít more durable, if they could make them out of s/s or similar that would be really nice....
  8. Re: I will never in my life buy a Garmin product again!

    Itís not some arcane setting like use the scenic route or no toll roads or no tarred roads or something similar?
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    Re: DWNP - how to change name on booking?

    What's their official stance on using bookings that aren't in your name?
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    Re: Making coffee on the side of the road.

    By cup he is referring to an espresso shot, most people would take a single or double shot and add hot water/milk to make a full mug of coffee.

    The problem I find with a Moka pot is you can't...
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    Re: Kuga, Freelander or Forester?

    Iíd go with a Subaru then.

    Search the forum for Freelander maintenance costs, they have a few known issues that can be quite pricey to repair. But the again if you get a good one by all reports...
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    Kuga, Freelander or Forester?

    The Freelander is by all accounts an amazing vehicle and relatively low maintenance but if you get one thatís worked a bit hard or has issues they can be rather expensive to maintain.

    The more...
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    Re: Dealer rip offs

    Iíve wondered about the range of dealer pricing you will get on spares if you phone around, some brands the price will be the same no matter where you call others there will be a range which assumes...
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    Re: Increased fuel consumption

    I went from highway tyres to Wrangler Adventures and I had no change in fuel economy, I was expecting it to get worse but surprisingly not, very good tyres and quiet as well.
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    Re: Solar for flat !!

    Thanks, thatís interesting, all else being equal are there any drawbacks to going that low voltage solar route to take advantage of those cheaper costs?

    Iím assuming itís probably just the total...
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    Solar for flat !!

    Can someone explain that?
    I thought all else being equal higher voltage means lower current and hence able to use cheaper/thinner cabling and low voltage the opposite of that?
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    Re: Adding bluetooth to radio

    The quality of the one I have is great, no complaints.
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    Re: Deflating Tyres - How?

    The easiest way Iíve found is to bring a pneumatic airline type tyre inflator, the kind of thing petrol stations use but just a basic one, they are around R100 at Midas.

    You attach that to your...
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    Re: Pajero cooling system maintenance

    Iíd also not bother with flushing the system if the existing coolant looks good, just drain what you can and then top up with the correct premix coolant.

    Unless there are current issues with your...
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    Re: Adding bluetooth to radio

    Yes thatís it
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    Re: Buyer won't collect vehicle after payment.

    Ultimatum to collect by a certain day + that you will be back dating the storage fees at market related rates, ie a fee R100/per day if it is not collected by that day. Ultimatums normally make...
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    Adding bluetooth to radio

    I have a 2 BT adaptors, one that uses the Aux input and the FM transmitter type that sits in the cigarette lighter port and the FM transmitter ones are better because they switch on and off with the...
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    Re: 2006 Pajero Gen 3 Gearbox issues

    The 2hnd vehicle tax can be quite extreme, sad to see the gearbox is tickets because that is a big one, I'm hoping the current tab includes the cost of the new 2hnd gearbox?
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    Re: Emergency puncture repairs

    Just keep in mind if you run permanent tyre sealant you need to regularly check your tyres for damage because that sealant can seal a leak so quickly that you wonít even realise that the tyre is...
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    Re: Toyota quality a thing of the past?

    The op wants to get a Ford Ranger but needs to justify it?
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    Re: Burjauto for genuine parts

    Can you post a link to the website?
    I have heard before that vehicle spares are very cheap in Dubai.
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Gearbox Failure

    With torque converter gearboxes the gearbox oil should last the life of the gearbox but if you tow a lot Iíd assume changing the oil every 100,000km would be good idea, especially seeing towing makes...
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    Re: tyres.co.za

    You can initiate a chargeback on any kind of online card payment whether via a debit or credit card. The protection in that regard is the same on either, though historically that wasnít always the...
  29. Discovery 1 Re: The resurrection and further adventures of Fugard

    Sad days, what are the sides like?
  30. Defender Land Rover Defender Classic 0-100km in 3.6sec

    Yes an old Defender can go 3.6sec to 100km, with a drive train modificationÖ

    Video explaining it.. who wants to become the SA installer:
    https://youtu.be/HoqoL1EyAHk

    And going off-road:...
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    Re: Security for solar installations

    Maybe some epoxy into a few of the screw heads or threads of the fasteners that mount the solar panels. That can make the simple and quick job of removing the panels into a time consuming nightmare....
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    Re: Cannon EOS 400 replacement.

    I didnít realise how cheap the full frame RP is, thatís a pretty amazing price.

    And it can use the full potential of EF lenses along with the vast array of used lenses available :
    ďYou can adapt...
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    Emergency puncture repairs

    Tyre weld works great, used it a few times, pumps the tyre and seals the hole. Best is to plug the hole when next convenient or stop at the next Tyre shop and have the hole attended to but I have at...
  34. Re: Advice which to get Mitsubishi Outlander or Subaru Forester

    Will you have any problems with parts here in Sa?

    Some brands get really salty with providing support/spares for imports.
  35. Re: Advice which to get Mitsubishi Outlander or Subaru Forester

    Modern cvts are very reliable as long as you replace the cvt oil every 50,000km.
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