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by george
Thu Nov 23, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Happy new Prado owner - new shocks and new Muds!!
Replies: 6
Views: 164

Re: Happy new Prado owner - new shocks and new Muds!!

Baie nice :thumbup: luister na Johan se raad oor die ball joints.ongelukkig is dit die prado se swak punt
by george
Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:18 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Welcome to all the new members
Replies: 453
Views: 32957

Re: Welcome to all the new members

Welcome Jaco :thumbup:
Cant wait for the pics
by george
Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: TPMS at 4x4 Direct
Replies: 13
Views: 823

Re: TPMS at 4x4 Direct

Neil that is not really a solution. I have 2 x vehicles that is permanent 4wd and I rotate 5 wheels at a time to keep the wear even. You need to be able to get a unit that can read 5 sensors for the vehicle. Does not make sence to swop rims and tyres every 5000 km because the unit only have 4 senso...
by george
Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Happy new Prado owner - which shocks to fit ? (need advice please!)
Replies: 6
Views: 219

Re: Happy new Prado owner - which shocks to fit ? (need advice please!)

DanabaaiDaan wrote:
Sun Nov 19, 2017 5:21 pm
Hi George, did you fit the "Rancho" series or just the normal heavy duty off-road Monroes?
Hi Daan. I fitted the normal Heavy Duties.
by george
Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:50 am
Forum: Surf & 4Runner
Topic: Looking into owning a Surf.
Replies: 15
Views: 324

Re: Looking into owning a Surf.

I was also looking at the Surf before I bought my Prado. Never looked backed on that choice after 3 years of owning it. I have to agree with Johan. We had a Surf for a while.It was a 1993(IIRC) with a Lexus convertion. I always wanted a surf and it was a good SUV.One of the biggest irritation was y...
by george
Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Kzte drone noise from injector pump.
Replies: 1
Views: 111

Re: Kzte drone noise from injector pump.

Excellent :thumbup: Cant believe it is such a quick fix
by george
Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:37 am
Forum: Trailers and Caravans
Topic: SOLD - 2015 Conqueror Comfort
Replies: 2
Views: 158

Re: 2015 Conqueror Comfort

Hi Jacques.
What is the price?
by george
Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Happy new Prado owner - which shocks to fit ? (need advice please!)
Replies: 6
Views: 219

Re: Happy new Prado owner - which shocks to fit ? (need advice please!)

Hi Daan.The Bilsteins is for sure a very good shack.It can also be serviced.So my understanding is that basically you will have a shock for life.
I unfortunate can not afford them,so in my Prado i have the Munroe gas shocks that works a treat.
by george
Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: I Joined the 90 club
Replies: 47
Views: 3643

Re: I Joined the 90 club

pietpetoors wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:19 pm
Foto is bietjie onduidelik, kan jy dit dalk oorneem met die Cederberge in die agtergrond, regtewiel op 'n groot klip en die son wat op die bumper skyn?
Wanneer ry ons??
by george
Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:36 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Happy new Prado owner - Cpt trip done & dusted!
Replies: 5
Views: 165

Re: Happy new Prado owner - Cpt trip done & dusted!

Lekker man :thumbup:
Daai somme klink reg.Myne gee ook omtrent dit op daardie spoed.
by george
Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:29 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: I Joined the 90 club
Replies: 47
Views: 3643

Re: I Joined the 90 club

I finally bite the bullet and got myself a decent bumper. Fitment was easy and what I liked about the bumper is that the bumper comes in 3 parts. The bumper itself and 2x support brackets. This makes it easy to fit on your own.You start with the support brackets and the the bumper bolts on.This allo...
by george
Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:20 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: My new Toyota - Meet Panthera
Replies: 71
Views: 8935

Re: My new Toyota - Meet Panthera

Very Nice :thumbup:
Something I would not mind.
Good luck with changing the left rear shock in the future :twisted:
by george
Sat Nov 11, 2017 7:40 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: HAS ANYONE ORDERED A SNORKEL FROM THESE GUYS
Replies: 8
Views: 361

Re: HAS ANYONE ORDERED A SNORKEL FROM THESE GUYS

Hi Alex
Give us a shout and we can sort you out.
http://www.4x4direct.co.za/569-hilux-and-fortuner
We courier to WIndhoek.

Ours are tested and good quality :thumbup:
by george
Fri Nov 10, 2017 7:37 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Skaap biltong ???
Replies: 13
Views: 413

Re: Skaap biltong ???

Nice :thumbup:
If you need someone to sample the end product I can make myself available :laugh2:
by george
Fri Nov 10, 2017 7:05 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Hilux vs Ranger
Replies: 1
Views: 211

Hilux vs Ranger

Hi Guys
I saw this and quite enjoyed the 2 old geysers.

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by george
Mon Nov 06, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Skaap biltong ???
Replies: 13
Views: 413

Re: Skaap biltong ???

Frozen meat is not a problem.
Only thing is you will have to cut the meat from the bone,so it is going to be very small pieces
by george
Mon Oct 30, 2017 8:36 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Happy new Prado owner!
Replies: 32
Views: 764

Re: Happy new Prado owner!

Netjies :thumbup:
So wat se modifikasies is eerste.'n SNorkel of so iets?
by george
Sun Oct 29, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: TPMS at 4x4 Direct
Replies: 13
Views: 823

Re: TPMS at 4x4 Direct

Pieter

What do you do with the spare wheel? Can you fit a sensor and switch over to that sensor?
Hi Louis. Unfortunately not.These unit can only handle 4 sensors.
by george
Fri Oct 27, 2017 6:14 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Happy new Prado owner!
Replies: 32
Views: 764

Re: Happy new Prado owner!

Daan.Ongelukkig is hier reels.
Ons glo jou eers as ons die foto's van jou prado gesien het :D: :D:

Geniet die rit af Kaap toe.Moenie skrik as jy 8kl per lieter kry nie :dance1:
by george
Thu Oct 26, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Happy new Prado owner!
Replies: 32
Views: 764

Re: Happy new Prado owner!

Welcome Daan.
What a awesome vehicle.
I have a 1998 and it does not have a second tank.I can not help you much on the second tank.
Do you have a separate gauge for the sub tank?
We got a few guys here with the second tank and the will let you know shortly.

Enjoy :thumbup:
by george
Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:43 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2015 tipe Hilux spotlights vir SRX
Replies: 5
Views: 289

Re: 2015 tipe Hilux spotlights vir SRX

Hi Ruan
Wanneer wil jy die ligte laat aankom? As spots,driving ligts of net as misligte.
As jy dit as spots wil laat aankom sal hierdie harnas werk: http://www.4x4direct.co.za/headspot-lig ... rness.html

Groete
George
by george
Tue Aug 08, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: RELIABLE TOYOTA WORKSHOP IN CAPE TOWN ??
Replies: 6
Views: 413

Re: RELIABLE TOYOTA WORKSHOP IN CAPE TOWN ??

Polarbear2008 wrote:
Tue Aug 08, 2017 5:01 pm
Dan is daar n Jacques' workshop in Parow. Hulle het my Mikem Springs in gesit. Doen ook deeglike werk. Het tans nie die nommer nie.

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by george
Sun Jul 30, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: Electronic Gadgets and Radios
Topic: 2 way radio handheld Mic
Replies: 8
Views: 844

Re: 2 way radio handheld Mic

Apie18 wrote:
Sat Jul 29, 2017 6:38 pm
Any one selling a VHF Radio ? I am in desperate need for one. Please contact me.
Hi.I got a Icom 8 channel VHF radio.Only radio and mic.You can have for R900.
Courier to George will be a extra R100.
I am not at home now but can send pics tommorow
by george
Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:25 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Benton bx2 vs National Luna battery charger.
Replies: 25
Views: 1228

Re: Benton bx2 vs National Luna battery charger.

To Andy. In your application the BX will work :thumbup: George, if what you're saying is true and it wasn't a faulty charger, then that is of concern to me because; a. I just invested in a Benton BX2, and .... b. although I wanted to see if it could recover a sulphated battery, the main reason was t...
by george
Thu Jul 20, 2017 7:47 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Benton bx2 vs National Luna battery charger.
Replies: 25
Views: 1228

Re: Benton bx2 vs National Luna battery charger.

I think it comes back to HOW(why) we use a "battery charger" .... charge/maintenance .... then the BX2 is right up there with the best powersupply ... NO ! the BX2 is not designed for this ... You hit the nail on the head.The BX is a good charger for maintenance. In my camping setup I just prefer t...
by george
Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:55 am
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: W/C Year end function 24-26 November 2017..FULL.. sorry
Replies: 48
Views: 1992

Re: W/C Year end function 24-26 November 2017

Lekker man.Dis nog ver ,maar as niks voorval nie is ek en mamma ook daar :thumbup:

1. Omo(1)
2. Hilux 1 en kie(4)
3. Mossie89 en kie(2)
4. Shimano ek kie(2)
5. Watkykjy en kie(4)
6. X-Dors en Baie -Dors (2)
7. HeavyG en Kie
9.George en Kie (2)
by george
Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:43 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Benton bx2 vs National Luna battery charger.
Replies: 25
Views: 1228

Re: Benton bx2 vs National Luna battery charger.

Beslis Chris.Ek sal 'n draai moet maak :thumbup:

Just out of interested sake.Do you have a watt meter to see what is the amp/watts that the charger pushes out when the Green light is flashing?
by george
Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:40 am
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: Prado 3.4 V6 SOLD
Replies: 26
Views: 2920

Re: Prado 3.4 V6 for sale reduced R70k

No Problem James :thumbup: Was just trying my luck :D:

This is such a good buy.Although sacrilege.One can even buy this and use the engine for a transplant to a hilux and sell the rest as spares.I still reckon this is one of the best motors for a hilux.SFA/IFS.
by george
Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: Prado 3.4 V6 SOLD
Replies: 26
Views: 2920

Re: Prado 3.4 V6 for sale reduced R70k

I have to quote myself :o:
Wish I had some money and a barn where I can park these beauties
On a side note.Would you consider selling your bumper.I can sent you my plastic one.
by george
Tue Jun 27, 2017 12:48 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Benton bx2 vs National Luna battery charger.
Replies: 25
Views: 1228

Re: Benton bx2 vs National Luna battery charger.

George ek dink jou Benton is dalk n dud Could well be. Sorry guys.I have been gone for a while.Had to get some winter Meat for the Freezer :D: Chris just for interest sake.How much is the load you are drawing and for how long do you draw the load. Reason is that when I did the test the BX2 does giv...
by george
Tue Jun 20, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Benton bx2 vs National Luna battery charger.
Replies: 25
Views: 1228

Re: Benton bx2 vs National Luna battery charger.

Does anyone know how the two compare? Here is my personal take on it. I tested both.One of the issues I have with the Benton is once it reaches its maintenance/trickle charge stage it will stay there when you connect a load. E.G.You get to a campsite and hook it up on 220v and the battery is fully ...
by george
Fri May 19, 2017 8:39 am
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: V8 vs v6
Replies: 12
Views: 885

Re: V8 vs v6

LouisZ wrote:
Thu May 18, 2017 10:38 pm
Ek het my oog op 'n Lexus 4GR-FSE engine.... :subscribed:
Output is (149–158 kW; 200–212 hp) at 6,400 RPM and 24.78–26.5 kg·m (243–260 N·m; 179–192 lb·ft) at 3,800 RPM
My ou 3.4l V6 doen beter as dit.Wat mis ek?
by george
Fri May 19, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Happy 10th Birthday Hilux4x4 Forum
Replies: 14
Views: 876

Re: Happy 10th Birthday Hilux4x4 Forum

Baie geluk aan almal. :thumbup: :clap:
Sjoe die tyd vlieg darm
by george
Wed May 10, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: Sundowners by die ou Kriges
Replies: 16
Views: 964

Re: Sundowners by die ou Kriges

Hilux 1 wrote:
Wed May 10, 2017 9:45 am
wel wel wel, Niel, dalk doen ons sommer 2 keer :yahoo:

Kom ons kyk wat gebeur. sal geld loop leun as ek moet. LOL
Laat weet net :thumbup:
by george
Wed May 10, 2017 7:45 am
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: Sundowners by die ou Kriges
Replies: 16
Views: 964

Re: Sundowners by die ou Kriges

Hilux 1 wrote:
Mon May 01, 2017 8:54 am
mmmm, wat van die 12 May?
Ek is die 12de in die Kaap...
by george
Tue Apr 18, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: Prado 3.4 V6 SOLD
Replies: 26
Views: 2920

Re: Prado 3.4 V6 for sale reduced to R80k

JamesC wrote:
Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:12 am
Reduced to R80k ono
Wish I had some money and a barn where I can park these beauties
by george
Mon Apr 17, 2017 8:16 am
Forum: Surf & 4Runner
Topic: Surf Mods: Suspension | Shocks, Roof Rack, Snorkel
Replies: 5
Views: 550

Re: Surf Mods: Suspension | Shocks, Roof Rack, Snorkel

3) Snorkel: found myself in some water in Maputo and while that wasn't dangerous that time, if I get into it somewhere I don't want a problem. What brand is a good fit? Hi David. We have one that fits on the left side. See thread here for the model it fits http://www.hilux4x4.co.za/views/viewtopic....
by george
Sun Apr 16, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: Surf & 4Runner
Topic: 4x4 Direct Surf Project
Replies: 36
Views: 2847

Re: 4x4 Direct Surf Project

We run a original Lexus system. Been to the spray painter now............ he have not even started yet :frustrated: Wonder if you would post some pics now that's it's one year on? Would much like to see how the Surf looks with everything done. Thanks in advance. Hi Dave. Unfortunatly it was sold.
by george
Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:19 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Where is the fuse?
Replies: 10
Views: 1490

Re: Where is the fuse?

Hi Dries.
Glad you got sorted by Uncle Eric :thumbup:

Does this look familiar :D:
Was there in 2012
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by george
Mon Apr 03, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: I Joined the 90 club
Replies: 47
Views: 3643

Re: I Joined the 90 club

Hilux 1 wrote:
Mon Apr 03, 2017 10:29 am
George
sien ons jou Sondag, of is jy ook nou 90??
Dis tyd vir n ... in die sand.Sien jou Sondag :D:
by george
Mon Apr 03, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Snow Chains
Replies: 10
Views: 885

Re: Snow Chains

Hi Jacques

I was there when it was snowing.I f the pass is unsafe they dont open it.When they open it is safe to go.I would not bother with snow chains.unless you go off the(way) beaten track.We helped some people that was stuck after the pass.All was done without chains
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by george
Mon Apr 03, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: [cancelled] Welgelegen 4x4 & braai - 9 Apr 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 952

Re: Welgelegen 4x4 & braai - 9 Apr 2017

As alles mooi loop gaan ek dit maak :thumbup: Dalk bring ek sommer my skoonpa ook.Gee my kans tot WOensdag dan bevestig ek
by george
Sat Apr 01, 2017 9:26 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: I Joined the 90 club
Replies: 47
Views: 3643

Re: I Joined the 90 club

I've got the flat 48LED Dome lights fitted .... that thing is SICK! It's like daylight in the cab with it on. Are the ones that you fitted even brighter or not as bright? Hi Andy.I got the 48dome in the middle and the 36dome at the back door. The 48dome gives out way more light.FOr these front dome...
by george
Thu Mar 30, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: I Joined the 90 club
Replies: 47
Views: 3643

Re: I Joined the 90 club

Family_Dog wrote:
Thu Mar 30, 2017 3:47 pm
I bought the older ones 4x4 Direct used to sell, these are far sexier! But they work just as well.


-F_D
Time for a upgrade Uncle :cooldude:
by george
Thu Mar 30, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: I Joined the 90 club
Replies: 47
Views: 3643

Re: I Joined the 90 club

Hi Guys
I replaced my front dome lights with these bad boys: http://www.4x4direct.co.za/car-replacem ... &results=1

Makes a big diffrence :thumbup:
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by george
Wed Mar 22, 2017 7:50 am
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: Dunes or something
Replies: 12
Views: 931

Re: Dunes or something

HeavyG wrote:
Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:25 pm
We did Atlantis Dunes on 19 Feb. Going to Welgelegen on 9 April: viewtopic.php?f=57&t=42448
Thanks.WIll have a look at that :thumbup:
by george
Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: Dunes or something
Replies: 12
Views: 931

Dunes or something

Hi all. When are we doing a trip in the western cape.maybe the dunes or something
by george
Fri Mar 17, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: Prado 3.4 V6 SOLD
Replies: 26
Views: 2920

Re: Prado 3.4 V6 for sale

Hi James.
I cant make you a offer.I got one allready.AWSOME car.The best I have own to date.
I think around the 100k mark will be a good price
by george
Tue Feb 07, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: 1997 Hilux DC 4x4 Ltd SFA (Prado 3.4 Engine & Driveline) - R110 000 - SOLD
Replies: 9
Views: 1255

Re: 1997 Hilux DC 4x4 Ltd SFA (Prado 3.4 Engine & Driveline) - R110 000

WOW.Hy lyk baie goed.Ek dink dis die perfekte enjin kombinasie
by george
Tue Feb 07, 2017 6:57 am
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: 4x4 Direct Centurion opens on 6 Feb 2017
Replies: 35
Views: 2273

Re: 4x4 Direct Centurion opens on 6 Feb 2017

Praat van gemengde emosies!! Baie bly daar is nou 'n winkel in die beskawing en baie sad dat ek nou so vêr na Louis toe moet ry...hy was immers minder as 1km van my huis af... BTW, by watter besigheidspark presies? Dink nie dis die een met die biltong winkel in nie, ook nie langs Chamberlains nie -...
by george
Fri Jan 13, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Weskus en Karoo so vinnig besoek
Replies: 14
Views: 1281

Re: Weskus en Karoo so vinnig besoek

Lekker Johan :thumbup: Dit lyk sommer bakgat

Kan jy glo ek is al 4 jaar op die weskus en was nog nie by die Spoegrivier grotte nie. :oops:

Ek pak sommer nou my 90
by george
Thu Jan 05, 2017 8:06 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Amper...
Replies: 19
Views: 1212

Re: Amper...

SJOE.Bly jy is veilig.
Welgedaan. Jy het baie koelkop gebly
by george
Thu Jan 05, 2017 8:02 am
Forum: Eastern Cape
Topic: Baviaans - combined E/C & W/C GTG.
Replies: 61
Views: 3282

Re: Baviaans - combined E/C & W/C GTG.

I liked this place.I did not do any 4x4 tracks,but the campsite was nice

http://www.doringkloof4x4.co.za/
by george
Thu Jan 05, 2017 8:00 am
Forum: Eastern Cape
Topic: Baviaans - combined E/C & W/C GTG.
Replies: 61
Views: 3282

Re: Baviaans - combined E/C & W/C GTG.

Hi Guys
In like the idea :thumbup:
You guys can decide on a date
by george
Tue Dec 27, 2016 11:28 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Replacing my Tyres
Replies: 9
Views: 844

Re: Replacing my Tyres

Hi When I went shopping for tyres I went with the Dunlop Grandtek 3 AT. I had Bridgestone duelers on and only needed to replace 2 tyres.The Dunlop had the same tread pattern as the bridgstone and the Dunlop was a lot cheaper. I have done about 20 000km so far and are very happy with them. Good bang ...
by george
Sat Dec 24, 2016 4:58 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Season's greetings
Replies: 11
Views: 501

Re: Season's greetings

Same here guys. Enjoy and be safe
by george
Thu Dec 22, 2016 11:19 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: I Joined the 90 club
Replies: 47
Views: 3643

Re: I Joined the 90 club

Finally I had the courage to drill the hole :shock2:
Came out not to bad :dance1:
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by george
Thu Dec 22, 2016 8:44 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: WC/ Year end function pics
Replies: 17
Views: 643

Re: WC/ Year end function pics

Hilux 1 wrote:George,

moenie lelik wees nie, ek sien net een BUL, dis die BLOUBUL Louis(aka OMO), die ander ou is maar net vet(aka ekke)
As ek daar was dan was daar 2 van ons :laugh2: Ek praat nie van blou bulle nie :D:
by george
Wed Dec 21, 2016 5:18 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: WC/ Year end function pics
Replies: 17
Views: 643

Re: WC/ Year end function pics

Dit lyk lekker :thumbup:
Jammer ek het die een gemis.

Paar van julle bulle moet julle hemde maar aanhou :laugh2: :laugh2: :laugh2:
by george
Sat Dec 17, 2016 7:51 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Prado 90 rocksliders
Replies: 8
Views: 1046

Re: Prado 90 rocksliders

Thunder02 wrote:Looking great Martin, there's money to be made, plenty old farts driving Prados on the forum.
:lmao: :lmao: :lmao:
The old farts will drop you at a robot.One time :thumbup:

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