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by Rebel 4x4
Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: 1996 Toyota Hilux 4x4 double cab SFA R90,000
Replies: 3
Views: 218

Re: 1996 Toyota Hilux 4x4 double cab SFA R90,000

Don't want to sound pessimistic, but R90 000 is V E R Y optimistic!
by Rebel 4x4
Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Cookie Monsters Hilux Vigo
Replies: 12
Views: 631

Re: Cookie Monsters Hilux Vigo

Nice updates!
by Rebel 4x4
Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Cookie Monsters Hilux Vigo
Replies: 12
Views: 631

Re: Cookie Monsters Hilux Vigo

Cookie Monster wrote:
Mon Dec 18, 2017 9:41 am
The next step was having Natko Railings fitted in Humansdorp.
Did the NATKO guys sort out the rust issues they experience? I saw there is no undercoat to protect, just the powdercoat.
by Rebel 4x4
Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: Polls
Topic: holiday trip report competition
Replies: 19
Views: 798

Re: holiday trip report competition

Geluk Robbie!
by Rebel 4x4
Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Trip Report for Competition - Calitzdorp, Oudtshoorn, Die Hel, Nieu-Bethesda, Valley of Desolation
Replies: 22
Views: 687

Re: Trip Report for Competition - Calitzdorp, Oudtshoorn, Die Hel, Nieu-Bethesda, Valley of Desolation

WOW! So you lived here, glad to hear that I am not the only one from PE! LOL! From 2000 to 2009 yes, worked at the Boardwalk from opening, took a promotion back to Pretoria...but the lifestyle was demoted :( Die Baai is mos baie rustiger Ja dit is nogal heel rustig. Ons beoog om Duitsland toe te tr...
by Rebel 4x4
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:51 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Trip Report for Competition - Calitzdorp, Oudtshoorn, Die Hel, Nieu-Bethesda, Valley of Desolation
Replies: 22
Views: 687

Re: Trip Report for Competition - Calitzdorp, Oudtshoorn, Die Hel, Nieu-Bethesda, Valley of Desolation

Very nice Thomas. I have been to most places you visited except Nieu Bethesda. Must make a plan. We went to Namibia last year and hired a Grand Vitara. Went up to Kaokoland right up to Epupa Falls and down even to Puros. Bad bad roads. I was VERY impressed with the Suzuki. Not even one flat tyre. M...
by Rebel 4x4
Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Trip Report for Competition - Calitzdorp, Oudtshoorn, Die Hel, Nieu-Bethesda, Valley of Desolation
Replies: 22
Views: 687

Re: Trip Report for Competition - Calitzdorp, Oudtshoorn, Die Hel, Nieu-Bethesda, Valley of Desolation

Nice ! Wens ek het die Oos kaap bietjie meer verken toe ek nog in PE gebly het...Graaf Reinett was ook maar net altyd 'n vinnige pp stop oppad Jhb toe as ons familie toe gegaan het., en daar is eintlik heelwat plekke om te sien in die omgewing WOW! So you lived here, glad to hear that I am not the ...
by Rebel 4x4
Wed Feb 07, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Post your Dec 2017 holiday trip report and win!
Replies: 39
Views: 2627

Re: Post your Dec 2017 holiday trip report and win!

Members can now vote at: http://www.hilux4x4.co.za/views/viewtopic.php?f=157&t=43351 I also sent out an email via the forum to get everybody's attention for voting. The 4 guys who submitted reports, how long time do you think is fair to keep the poll open? 3 days or a week? One week maybe? It will ...
by Rebel 4x4
Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:24 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Rattle on front wheel
Replies: 13
Views: 514

Re: Rattle on front wheel

demond1 wrote:
Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:15 am
After much time and effort... problem solved. Ended up being the universal on the front prop shaft. Thanks for the suggestions
I am going to ask a real dumb question, isn't the front prop stationary when is 4x2?
by Rebel 4x4
Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Adjustable side mirror
Replies: 4
Views: 181

Re: Adjustable side mirror

Open it up and check for loose wires or something. Maybe it is pinched somewhere.
by Rebel 4x4
Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Good Service
Topic: Great service from 4x4 Direct
Replies: 5
Views: 318

Great service from 4x4 Direct

I phoned up Johan Jansen from 4x4 Direct in Langebaan. He sent me a quote after a nice chat, I pay the Friday and got my snorkel on Monday. It was sent by a Louis from Centurion in good condition. Here it is on my vehicle: Very happy! I was a click away to buy this snorkel from China, but when I saw...
by Rebel 4x4
Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Spares
Topic: KZTE Cylinder head
Replies: 5
Views: 211

Re: KZTE Cylinder head

2011 KZTE? I thought the last one’s were 2004 early 2005.
by Rebel 4x4
Wed Jan 31, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Trip Report for Competition - Calitzdorp, Oudtshoorn, Die Hel, Nieu-Bethesda, Valley of Desolation
Replies: 22
Views: 687

Re: Trip Report for Competition

This was just a quick snack at The Ibis Lounge. 041.jpg As I said, food is my life and this place called ‘The Tower Café’ is not shy with the portions. 042.jpg 043.jpg We also stopped for Craft Beer at a place called ‘two goats and a deli’ 044.jpg One evening at around 8pm we decided to take a strol...
by Rebel 4x4
Wed Jan 31, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Trip Report for Competition - Calitzdorp, Oudtshoorn, Die Hel, Nieu-Bethesda, Valley of Desolation
Replies: 22
Views: 687

Re: Trip Report for Competition

021.jpg 022.jpg 023.jpg 024.jpg What is a trip without visiting the Cango Wildlife Ranch when you are in Oudtshoorn? We popped in and spent a good half a day there with lunch, temperatures were well in the 30’s. 025.jpg This bugger was quite big in his lifetime. 026.jpg So we headed a bit north for...
by Rebel 4x4
Wed Jan 31, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Trip Report for Competition - Calitzdorp, Oudtshoorn, Die Hel, Nieu-Bethesda, Valley of Desolation
Replies: 22
Views: 687

Re: Trip Report for Competition

Trip Report – 23 December 2017 to 1 January 2018 With a limited budget for our 2017 holiday, we cut it short to only 8 days. But, even the 8 days was enough to store some memorable moments. We left the Jimny at home and decided to take the Grand Vitara out for a spin this year. We travelled comforta...
by Rebel 4x4
Wed Jan 31, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Trip Report for Competition - Calitzdorp, Oudtshoorn, Die Hel, Nieu-Bethesda, Valley of Desolation
Replies: 22
Views: 687

Trip Report for Competition - Calitzdorp, Oudtshoorn, Die Hel, Nieu-Bethesda, Valley of Desolation

Looks like I placed it in the wrong spot.... I had to do it in 3 posts.....

OK, updated it properly this time......
by Rebel 4x4
Wed Jan 31, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Post your Dec 2017 holiday trip report and win!
Replies: 39
Views: 2627

Re: Post your Dec 2017 holiday trip report and win!

Even 2.39mb is too large. Mods, what can be done?
by Rebel 4x4
Wed Jan 31, 2018 11:57 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Post your Dec 2017 holiday trip report and win!
Replies: 39
Views: 2627

Re: Post your Dec 2017 holiday trip report and win!

I am trying to load my holiday trip report, but even 5mb is too large to load my PDF.... What now?
by Rebel 4x4
Thu Jan 25, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: 1964 VW Beetle 2 door sedan - value?
Replies: 11
Views: 336

Re: 1964 VW Beetle 2 door sedan - value?

or a 1966 with service books nogal, R124k though - https://www.gumtree.co.za/a-classic-vin ... 0921127709
by Rebel 4x4
Thu Jan 25, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: 1964 VW Beetle 2 door sedan - value?
Replies: 11
Views: 336

Re: 1964 VW Beetle 2 door sedan - value?

Just a quick browse (not in depth) on gumtree, beautiful 1975 for R16.5k Not bad looking either. https://www.gumtree.co.za/a-cars-bakkie ... 1330027609
by Rebel 4x4
Wed Jan 24, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: 1964 VW Beetle 2 door sedan - value?
Replies: 11
Views: 336

Re: 1964 VW Beetle 2 door sedan - value?

Only basic info being shared here, so one would only comment by making a basic call. No photos of exterior or interior. But judging by your text only, maybe R16k.
by Rebel 4x4
Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Knocking noise from front
Replies: 12
Views: 420

Re: Knocking noise from front

Check top and bottom of each shock in the front.
by Rebel 4x4
Mon Jan 22, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Re: Andy's "new" LUX
Replies: 97
Views: 6530

Re: Andy's "new" LUX

The best way to ensure that rust won't be in your vocabulary when talking 'Hilux', is to e-coat before you powdercoat. During the process, the part will be sandblasted. e-coating will be done afterwards. You either have the option of leaving it (where the black will turn grayish due to UV) or use a ...
by Rebel 4x4
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Was daar drank betrokke ????
Replies: 12
Views: 744

Re: Was daar drank betrokke ????

Regtig 'n paar stupid mense op een plek. Soos bo gesê, die een paw-paw staan op recovery rope. Niks tussen die ore nie.
by Rebel 4x4
Mon Dec 04, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: Eastern Cape
Topic: E/Cape YE GTG
Replies: 40
Views: 1280

Re: E/Cape YE GTG

Hilux 1 wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 4:36 pm
Thomas, looks like shes leaking like a LR :surrender: :surrender: :surrender:
TECTYL
by Rebel 4x4
Sat Dec 02, 2017 11:08 am
Forum: Eastern Cape
Topic: E/Cape YE GTG
Replies: 40
Views: 1280

Re: E/Cape YE GTG

Well in the group so far we have 4 x Hilux, 1 x Cruiser, 1 x Landy, 1 x Range Rover, 1 x Nissan and 1 x unknown. The Susie will be welcome. :D: Looking at your profile pic however, it looks very low to the ground and those side steps might hook here and there. :think: Looks can be deceiving. Ground...
by Rebel 4x4
Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: Eastern Cape
Topic: E/Cape YE GTG
Replies: 40
Views: 1280

Re: E/Cape YE GTG

rigardt wrote:go on and do it !
post pics of you doing a hilux recovery !!
and by the way it's 3 ovals !!
You see, I must buy a Toyota again to see how many Ovals there are 🤣


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by Rebel 4x4
Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: Eastern Cape
Topic: E/Cape YE GTG
Replies: 40
Views: 1280

Re: E/Cape YE GTG

Mud Dog wrote:The Jimny will be fine since the trail is over-lander friendly with escape routes. It's a far way for you, but you would be welcome. :winkx:
Not worried about the trail, I’m worried that the badge has an ‘S’ on and not the 2 Ovals [emoji6]


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by Rebel 4x4
Wed Nov 29, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Eastern Cape
Topic: E/Cape YE GTG
Replies: 40
Views: 1280

Re: E/Cape YE GTG

Would be nice to join. But I drive a Jimny and Grand Vitara :shock2:
by Rebel 4x4
Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:55 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 2006 double cab 4.0V6 Raider 4x4
Replies: 13
Views: 650

Re: 2006 double cab 4.0V6 Raider 4x4

Looking at which dealer it is - I would stay away. :naah:
by Rebel 4x4
Wed Nov 29, 2017 6:55 am
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: 4x4Direct Snorkel Warranty
Replies: 17
Views: 702

Re: 4x4Direct Snorkel Warranty

pietpetoors wrote:Die template is in die boks, lees net mooi op die template, die een line jy op met bokant van fender en die ander een line jy op met onderkant van fender.
Baie dankie!


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by Rebel 4x4
Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: 4x4Direct Snorkel Warranty
Replies: 17
Views: 702

Re: 4x4Direct Snorkel Warranty

pietpetoors wrote:Is dit Dewald?
Ons albei het die facelift Jimny (2013), sal die regte template ook saamgestuur word of moet mens hom iewers download?


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by Rebel 4x4
Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: 4x4Direct Snorkel Warranty
Replies: 17
Views: 702

Re: 4x4Direct Snorkel Warranty

pietpetoors wrote:Is dit Dewald?
Ja, van der Westhuizen


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by Rebel 4x4
Tue Nov 28, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: 4x4Direct Snorkel Warranty
Replies: 17
Views: 702

Re: 4x4Direct Snorkel Warranty

Geld vir al ons snorkels. Ons Kaap tak is naaste aan julle: 021-981-7189 jy kan daar met Trevor praat Thanks Piet, ek dink my vriend het sommer nou aanlyn bestel toe ek hom ‘n screenshot van jou post gestuur het. Ons het 2 weke lank gewonder hoe die kwaliteit is, en was juis bekommerd oor fade en k...
by Rebel 4x4
Tue Nov 28, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: 4x4Direct Snorkel Warranty
Replies: 17
Views: 702

Re: 4x4Direct Snorkel Warranty

All 4x4 Direct snorkels sold on- or after Friday 24 Nov 2017 will have a Lifetime Warranty for cracking and/or fading. After 7 years of importing and selling our snorkels we are confident to back this warranty. Only fine print is that this is under normal use, if your vehicle roll over and it crack...
by Rebel 4x4
Sun Jul 16, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: I THINK TOYOTA MUST BE WORRIED
Replies: 31
Views: 2560

Re: I THINK TOYOTA MUST BE WORRIED

To me, it boils down to reliability. Which one of the two bakkies will still be driving after 10 years with no issues? Secondly, when I trade my vehicle in for a new one after 10 years, which one will give me the most for my trade in? I honestly think the Hilux will come out tops with the above, not...
by Rebel 4x4
Thu Feb 23, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: Diff breathers
Replies: 114
Views: 11728

Re: Diff breathers

I see the guys are using pneumatic hose instead of fuel hose. Won't he oil affect he pneumatic hose?
by Rebel 4x4
Tue Nov 15, 2016 9:30 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Best place to take a sfa for repairs
Replies: 21
Views: 1481

Re: Best place to take a sfa for repairs

Parralaksfout
by Rebel 4x4
Thu Oct 27, 2016 11:18 am
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: Zim: Reflective tape on bumpers.
Replies: 9
Views: 1176

Re: Zim: Reflective tape on bumpers.

Can someone post pics of the tape on the vehicle as an example?


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by Rebel 4x4
Wed Aug 10, 2016 1:31 pm
Forum: Toyota Fortuner 4x4 Forum
Topic: Fortuner 2.5 Auto assistance
Replies: 9
Views: 1349

Re: Fortuner 2.5 Auto assistance

Looks like the Fortuner dream is drifting away.....I got an excellent trade in on my ALTO, but when I phone various insurance companies, I'm getting nailed left, right and centre. Ranging from R1051 (incl. of tracker - as this vehicle is an extreme theft risk) no excess, and it goes up to R1500 per ...
by Rebel 4x4
Wed Aug 10, 2016 10:44 am
Forum: Toyota Fortuner 4x4 Forum
Topic: Fortuner 2.5 Auto assistance
Replies: 9
Views: 1349

Re: Fortuner 2.5 Auto assistance

I just extended my warranty to 6 years, and came in handy when I replaced the injectors. The cost of servicing works out cheaper than the maintenance plan over the same period. Don't have the stats any more. This is on 3d4d manual. Why would the injectors go so early? Sent from my iPhone using Tapa...
by Rebel 4x4
Wed Aug 10, 2016 6:49 am
Forum: Toyota Fortuner 4x4 Forum
Topic: Fortuner 2.5 Auto assistance
Replies: 9
Views: 1349

Re: Fortuner 2.5 Auto assistance

If you extend the waranttee, then Toyota must service the vehicle - or at least check the requirements of the warantee. The services are not cheap !! Do the maths, maybe it is worth your while to take out a maintenance plan. It really depends on the kilos your wife will be doing .... We will be doi...
by Rebel 4x4
Tue Aug 09, 2016 10:16 pm
Forum: Toyota Fortuner 4x4 Forum
Topic: Fortuner 2.5 Auto assistance
Replies: 9
Views: 1349

Fortuner 2.5 Auto assistance

I might become an active Toyota forum member again. Depending on the outcome of this. We need to upgrade my wife's Alto. The Fortuner 2.5 Auto popped up. It's not a 4x4, but that is why I have a Jimny. I can get a 2013 Auto with 52 000km for R295 000. Is the price OK, it's at a dealer. It's nearly o...
by Rebel 4x4
Wed Jul 20, 2016 8:58 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Electric Vehicles
Replies: 60
Views: 4784

Re: Electric Vehicles

Soos ek 18 maande terug gesê het. Elektriese voertuie is soos LED's, tegnologie nog ver van perfek. En het self nie 1 "charge station" gesien nie. Petrol voertuie is nog lank hier om te bly. Ek lees dat in die 80's het mense gesê dat olie by 2000 "depleated" gaan wees. Maar daai ouens wat dit gese h...
by Rebel 4x4
Tue Jun 21, 2016 7:30 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: Locker on Import Diff
Replies: 14
Views: 811

Re: Locker on Import Diff

My point of view is different to Andy. Auto locker in the front does not affect driving style on tar. Remember, your front diff is not engaged in 4x2. On a 4x4 trail, the locker will have an affect on turning. I had a locker in the rear of my Hilux (bought it like that, Lock Rite) My driving style o...
by Rebel 4x4
Sun May 08, 2016 7:41 pm
Forum: Bad Service
Topic: A&G spontaneously doubled my premium
Replies: 33
Views: 3167

Re: A&G spontaneously doubled my premium

Do they double all client's premiums when they hit 12 months, regardless if they never claim?


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by Rebel 4x4
Sun May 08, 2016 2:05 pm
Forum: Bad Service
Topic: A&G spontaneously doubled my premium
Replies: 33
Views: 3167

Re: A&G spontaneously doubled my premium

StuckInTheMudd wrote:Update: Premium was not illegally deducted. All good :thumbup:
Elaborate, I'm with A&G, not sure if I should panic or not when it comes to my 12 months.
by Rebel 4x4
Sun Apr 24, 2016 11:18 am
Forum: Bad Service
Topic: A&G spontaneously doubled my premium
Replies: 33
Views: 3167

Re: A&G spontaneously doubled my premium

Santam is n "wierd" een .... Regtig net so goed soos die makelaar wat jy het !! 2011 my eerste motor ongeluk in 20 jaar gehad - rear-end, terwyl ek stil staan by n rooi robot. My makelaar gebel en gevra hoe werk dinge deesdae ... basies 2 keuses: 1) betaal die excess en laat Santam dit reg maak, en...
by Rebel 4x4
Sat Apr 23, 2016 8:12 pm
Forum: Bad Service
Topic: A&G spontaneously doubled my premium
Replies: 33
Views: 3167

Re: A&G spontaneously doubled my premium

Thanks Oom Chris. I moved away from SANTAM, not because they were bad, but because of price. Looks like I need to investigate another insurance company.....


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by Rebel 4x4
Sat Apr 23, 2016 7:33 pm
Forum: Bad Service
Topic: A&G spontaneously doubled my premium
Replies: 33
Views: 3167

Re: A&G spontaneously doubled my premium

My concern is wit payout when stolen or in accident.


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by Rebel 4x4
Sat Apr 23, 2016 7:05 pm
Forum: Bad Service
Topic: A&G spontaneously doubled my premium
Replies: 33
Views: 3167

Re: A&G spontaneously doubled my premium

What happened?
by Rebel 4x4
Sat Apr 23, 2016 10:26 am
Forum: Bad Service
Topic: A&G spontaneously doubled my premium
Replies: 33
Views: 3167

Re: A&G spontaneously doubled my premium

I'm also with A&G, via Hippo. Did your broker put you on to them or did you do it yourself. Looks like that I'll have to be prepared for a shocker......
by Rebel 4x4
Thu Apr 21, 2016 10:32 am
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: Jetta 2.0T FSI Sportline DSG PRICE DROPPED
Replies: 7
Views: 1259

Re: Jetta 2.0T FSI Sportline DSG

It's a VW, for FREE :laugh2:
by Rebel 4x4
Mon Mar 21, 2016 9:03 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: GESTEELDE SELFOON
Replies: 3
Views: 521

Re: GESTEELDE SELFOON

Ongelukkig niks. Ons government sponsor entrepeneurs. So ongelukkig was jy net die donation vir die toestel.
by Rebel 4x4
Sun Feb 28, 2016 7:38 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: We drove the Revo
Replies: 9
Views: 969

Re: We drove the Revo

Die ou wat agter sit moet of baie lank wees of julle het 'n foto gevat waar hy in 'n Aygo sit. Sy kop raak amper die dak!
by Rebel 4x4
Sat Feb 20, 2016 9:31 pm
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: 05 Hilux 4.0 DC 4X4 AT
Replies: 4
Views: 1368

Re: 05 Hilux 4.0 DC 4X4 AT

Retail is R123 700 en trade by R108 000. As jy hastig is, kan die syfers jou help
by Rebel 4x4
Sun Feb 14, 2016 11:28 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Xtracab rear seatbelts
Replies: 8
Views: 2517

Re: Xtracab rear seatbelts

Reading this thread.......does it mean if you re-roadworthy a X-Tra Cab with belts installed, it will be a 4 or 5 seater?

I think the new Hilux will have rear doors :thumbup:
by Rebel 4x4
Sat Feb 13, 2016 8:59 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Pryse van diesel 50ppm
Replies: 11
Views: 1085

Re: Pryse van diesel 50ppm

Diesel is nie gereguleerd nie. So pryse kan orals maar verskil.

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