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    Re: Spongebob the SAMIL 20

    Yes very much so.
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    Re: Spongebob the SAMIL 20

    I worked on this vehicle in 2013. I'd hate to do an overland trip with it.
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    Re: DSG gearbox

    What I practice:

    Never "slip" the box if possible, like you would do with a TC type box. As when standing on an incline for instance. Also make sure to fully press the brake when stopped to ensure...
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    Re: The 4xCommunity Beer find/rating Fred

    I also happen to run into this one by chance. Bought it more because of the logo and was pleasantly surprised!
    https://www.gourmetencasa-tcm.com/13894-large_default/leute-bokbier-33cl-caja-24-und.jpg
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    Re: DSG gearbox

    Sorry typo. Q3
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    Re: What Kettle?

    This post has me completely perplexed. And I'm not having a dig at you Andrew.

    What is wrong with the kettle and what should a stylish camp kettle look like? And why on earth is it important?

    I...
  7. Re: Real advice from experience needed...

    From my experience, the 2L is the better option given both engines are in similar condition. Yet I would not run away from the 2C. Actually quite a nice engine. parts will be better for the 2L.

    So...
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    Re: The 4xCommunity Beer find/rating Fred

    I have stumbled across this in Greece. I am addicted! Not sure if available in SA
    https://www.globalbeer.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/BottleShot_GuldenDraak.png
  9. Re: Transiting the Tankwa Karoo NP from Middelpos SSE

    No gates. You can travel through no problem.
  10. Re: Tankwa safari - suggested routes ??

    Roughly: Ceres, Bizansgat, Sutherland, Down Ouberg pass through Tankwa park back up Gannaga Pass, Middelpos, Calvinia, Niewoudtville. Choose your stops in between.
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    Re: Rav4 consumption

    Zulu, I have the same car but the gearbox is CVT. Fuel consumption is not its strong point. Are you sure it's not also CVT?
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    Re: My FJ buying experience

    Price?
  13. Re: Prado 150 v6 Struggling when passing 80km/hr

    Have your fuel pressure tested. I suspect fuel pump problems
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    Re: DSG gearbox

    I honestly hope you are wrong otherwise I will be very disappointed! I cannot see why it should not last for a decent time if maintained and used properly. From my experience and what I have read,...
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    Re: DSG gearbox

    You'll be surprised! I treat my platkar with the utmost mechanical sympathy. Having been trained in the automotive field and having spent many years working there, I know how to treat a vehicle...
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    Re: DSG gearbox

    So sadly since my last posting things have gone south again. Every now and then after start up on first gear changes, box would go into limp mode again. Either missing 1.3.5 and 7 or 2.4.6.and R....
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    Re: Show us your towing combination

    My combination this holiday. Not too far. Easy going. Fuel consumption not to be discussed!
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  18. Re: Replacement front seats for LC 100 VX

    Leathertec in Parow
  19. Re: Real world ownership feedback - Toyota LC200 V8 D4D (2014) - Nys, what have you d

    Ek het darem al 5.2 gesien toe alles nog dood standaard was!:-\
  20. Re: Real world ownership feedback - Toyota LC200 V8 D4D (2014) - Nys, what have you d

    My Patrol 4.8 gee 4.5km/l gemiddeld. As jy dit nie wil glo nie is dit jou saak!
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    Re: Why is safety still not a priority??

    Grootbek!
  22. Re: 300mm flywheel for my Hz76 Land Cruiser.

    Not me!
  23. Re: Real word ownership experience - LC 200: V8 4.6l petrol vs V8 D4D

    Geluk Gert. Altyd lekker om twee Cruisers in die garage te h!>:D
  24. Re: Real word ownership experience - LC 200: V8 4.6l petrol vs V8 D4D

    And you are going to leave us hanging like that?????>:D
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    Re: Cape Town eateries suggestions

    If you are into Indian food and want slightly more upmarket, you can't go wrong with Thali https://www.chefswarehouse.co.za/thali
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    Sticky: Re: New Atlantis Dunes thread

    The manual Patrol 4.8 at V8 dune


    https://youtu.be/UgRidXtG1js
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    Re: Your 4x4 being used what its MADE FOR.

    Those who know Atlantis dunes will recognise this as V8 dune. Not usually conquered by standard vehicles. The manual Patrol made it with tyres at 0.4 bar!

    https://youtu.be/UgRidXtG1js
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    Re: Buying an ML 350 CDI advice

    MB indie in Cape Town visit Golden Rule Motors in Stikland
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    Old door to unique table

    For years my daughter has used an old door from an old WW2 building as a makeshift table. This holiday I decided to put some creativity to use. I rounded the corners and filled all holes and ruts...
  30. Fortuner Re: Replace 3.0 D4D 4x4 Fortuner with the New Spec

    I cannot see why you would miss a D4D when driving a GD. Yet if I was in your position Id keep the D4D and save the money. At that mileage a well looked after D4D has got a lot of life left in it
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    Re: Toyota Prado or Jeep Grand Cherokee

    Seriously, please explain what you mean with boring. I honestly want to know what you are referring to
  32. Re: Cost of owning a 4x4 that cost less than R40K

    And the cost of skin removal?😁
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    Re: Gansbaai GTG yet again December!

    Thanks for organising Zulu. It was very enjoyable! And great company allround!
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    Vivo shape Polo radio question

    Does anybody know of an OE VW radio/CD with blue tooth function that will fit into a 2009 Polo dash and work with the OE wiring? Alternatively what after market products are available?

    Thank you
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    Re: Catch of the day- please post

    A Dorado once took me around the boat a full 720 degrees! Cleared the spool as well and we had to chase after it for me to get some line back! And once on board we had to clobber it with a pick axe...
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