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Re: Offroad and 4x4 Related Chat

Post by Richprins » Wed May 08, 2019 6:36 pm

VW Golf! X#X
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Post by Richprins » Wed May 08, 2019 7:44 pm

Roger had a Disco, okie... O-/
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Re: Offroad and 4x4 Related Chat

Post by Alf » Wed May 08, 2019 7:52 pm

These fancy discovery vehicles have air suspensions. If they give problems they will cost you an arm an a 2 legs
Next trip to the bush??

Let me think......................

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Re: Offroad and 4x4 Related Chat

Post by Lisbeth » Wed May 08, 2019 8:04 pm

Careful with the diesel, it might be prohibited before long, but it will probably take so long that you and I will not see it =O: =O:
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Re: Offroad and 4x4 Related Chat

Post by RogerFraser » Thu May 09, 2019 6:46 am

okie wrote:
Wed May 08, 2019 8:56 pm
Richprins wrote:
Wed May 08, 2019 7:44 pm
Roger had a Disco, okie... O-/
How old , how many previous owners . How many of those previous owners bothered to have it serviced . How much did those previous owners know about fixing vehicles ,or maybe even pumping up a flat wheel =O:
Back-yard mechanics :X: :X: :X:
It was an older Disco 2 model .Service was unknown .Lots of fun as a project car always being fixed -sometimes on the roadside -but never a trip without a worry . O**

My 2c is that if you are buying the car new or even used with a full service & warranty for the entire period that you intent keeping it then no problem with a new vehicle (even a new disco) with all the bells and whistles .Most if not all of the newer vehicles are not designed like the ones 20 years ago that were built to last they are made for the regulations in Europe and Asia where they are expected to be scrapped within a decade sometimes half . The only thing I don't like on the new disco is what were they thinking with the back as it seems lopsided -O- .I haven't looked much at the sport ,to me it seems it is basically a range rover with a disco badge -O-

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Re: Offroad and 4x4 Related Chat

Post by Richprins » Wed May 15, 2019 5:59 pm

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Post by Lisbeth » Wed May 15, 2019 6:54 pm

South Africa is the first place where I have seen an "Isuzu" and I have been around :yes: O**
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Post by Lisbeth » Wed May 15, 2019 7:01 pm

lol
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Re: Offroad and 4x4 Related Chat

Post by Richprins » Wed May 22, 2019 5:36 pm

Very informative article on the Unimog here:



https://lowvelder.co.za/482217/unimog-f ... al-family/



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Re: Offroad and 4x4 Related Chat

Post by Richprins » Wed May 22, 2019 7:07 pm

They were the small Samils, right, and the Buffels?
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