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by pampoen
Thu Jan 03, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Reliability of Auto Vigo D4D
Replies: 10
Views: 802

Re: Reliability of Auto Vigo D4D

My heavy wants to buy a 2014 D4D auto. How reliable are these auto boxes ? Are there any known issues? How does consumption of Auto compare to Manual? The trokkie only has 77k km on the clock. I already told him about the Toyota Injector issue. As far as I know, Toyota started using platinum tipped...
by pampoen
Mon Dec 31, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: How to Reset/Remove Airbag Light on 2007/2014 Hilux
Replies: 1
Views: 67

How to Reset/Remove Airbag Light on 2007/2014 Hilux

So I recently had an issue with my airbag light coming on, As some of you will know I purchased this vehicle a month ago and having the airbag light come on was a bit soul destroying to say the least. There are two possible causes for this problem. 1) Years ago there was a recall for the airbag cloc...
by pampoen
Thu Dec 27, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: My New Bakkie
Replies: 12
Views: 793

Re: My New Bakkie

Congrats! Looks pretty good Luke. :thumbup: Somebody has already spent a few bucks on extras with the vehicle .... integrated bumper, winch, sliders, alu-canopy, fender flares, tinted windows and wind deflectors. Mileage? FSH? Accident free? (the front bumper is not fitting nicely against the fende...
by pampoen
Wed Dec 26, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: My New Bakkie
Replies: 12
Views: 793

My New Bakkie

So after years of driving SFA hiluxes, I did the unthinkable and bought a newer model. I'm still reeling from that decision and time will tell if it was a good one. One of the main factors that did the deal for me was the fuel economy issue, no matter how I tried I could never significantly remedy t...
by pampoen
Thu Nov 08, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: In Need Of Some Drag Link Advice
Replies: 15
Views: 474

Re: In Need Of Some Drag Link Advice

Tim86 wrote:
Thu Nov 08, 2018 1:46 pm
Make it dropped (Z-shaped) as well if you're gonna go to all the effort. Even more versatile like that. Those are tie rod ends, reasonably cheap at Midas (Partquip).
Ball Joints :slap: :slap: :slap: That's what comes from multitasking.
by pampoen
Thu Nov 08, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: In Need Of Some Drag Link Advice
Replies: 15
Views: 474

Re: In Need Of Some Drag Link Advice

Geleende foto,s . Ek gaan beslis vir daardie draglink met tirod conversion as die balls op my draglink uitgewerk is.Dit is vir my veiliger.Met tierod ends het jy nie balls wat kan afbreek nie. Would it be possible to get the details of this arm that you made? What ball joints did you use? thread pi...
by pampoen
Thu Nov 01, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: In Need Of Some Drag Link Advice
Replies: 15
Views: 474

Re: In Need Of Some Drag Link Advice

Die manne wat erg deelneem aan 4x4 kompitisies het ook vir my gese hulle verander hulle draglinks met tierods. Is baie sterker as die draglinks met die balle op. Now here's the million dollar question.... Do you feel a lot of kickback? How is the steering? Talking of the compo guys having issues wi...
by pampoen
Thu Nov 01, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: In Need Of Some Drag Link Advice
Replies: 15
Views: 474

Re: In Need Of Some Drag Link Advice

Thanks for the advice Andy and Tim.
by pampoen
Thu Nov 01, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: In Need Of Some Drag Link Advice
Replies: 15
Views: 474

Re: In Need Of Some Drag Link Advice

niclemaitre wrote:
Thu Nov 01, 2018 8:09 am
I got an entire replacement drag link from Gemini Spares, it wasn't very expensive from what I recall, around R300
:thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
by pampoen
Wed Oct 31, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: In Need Of Some Drag Link Advice
Replies: 15
Views: 474

In Need Of Some Drag Link Advice

So when I wiggle my steering wheel I can see there is play on the drag link, no amount of adfjustment will sort it out, its poked. Now I have two options, replace relevant parts with one from Toyota or buy or steal from one of the kind forum members. Alternatively I could modify the steering system ...
by pampoen
Wed Oct 31, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Carburetor Mod To Decrease Fuel Consumption
Replies: 24
Views: 1348

Re: Carburetor Mod To Decrease Fuel Consumption

Thanks for the advice, I will play it safe and check regularly. Correct me if I am wrong but another sign will be the currently grey/tan colour of the ceramic changing to white. Have also ensured my float level is slightly above middle. Luke did you happen to scope out your sparkies during the time...
by pampoen
Wed Oct 31, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Carburetor Mod To Decrease Fuel Consumption
Replies: 24
Views: 1348

Re: Carburetor Mod To Decrease Fuel Consumption

From me blocking holes and H8PVMNT it appears that the OVCV system vents the bowl through its valve to the exterior (charcoal canister in murica) as well as to above the air horn (not through its valve). The internal vent runs through the rectangular passage visible when the ovcv has been removed. ...
by pampoen
Mon Oct 29, 2018 8:37 am
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Carburetor Mod To Decrease Fuel Consumption
Replies: 24
Views: 1348

Re: Carburetor Mod To Decrease Fuel Consumption

So I think that 1) You have a port that does not provide constant vacuum, try messing around with this as I found this to be the most effective change to the mod, 2) You need enough of a suck to keep that constant vacuum on the float bowl and allow the atmospheric pressure to be constant, perhaps th...
by pampoen
Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Carburetor Mod To Decrease Fuel Consumption
Replies: 24
Views: 1348

Re: Carburetor Mod To Decrease Fuel Consumption

Luke did you implement the small vent in the tube as shown above (3)? I was playing around with it yesterday - the vent would theoretically be the same as a vacuum leak which isn't a great idea, and also adds more air after the carburetor causing the motor to run lean. Without the vent the motor re...
by pampoen
Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: SFA Powersteering Gearbox Oil
Replies: 11
Views: 366

Re: SFA Powersteering Gearbox Oil

Do you think the carby enhancer caused it to idle poorly or was it merely the carb itself? With the Carb enhancer connected and disconnected it still ran badly, I have a video actually where you can hear it coughing and spitting through the exhaust. I am not sure what it was to be honest, all I know...
by pampoen
Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: SFA Powersteering Gearbox Oil
Replies: 11
Views: 366

Re: SFA Powersteering Gearbox Oil

Nah just slowly replacing all fluids etc. No leaks, if it aint broke, don't fix it haha. Luke what is your carby setup now? I think I saw on Faceboet that you are running a Weber? Why so if your Aisin was also getting 8km/l with the modification to it? Currently I am running a weber 32/36. The Aisi...
by pampoen
Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: SFA Powersteering Gearbox Oil
Replies: 11
Views: 366

Re: SFA Powersteering Gearbox Oil

Did you rebuild yours? If so where are the pics man! :clap: :clap: :clap:
by pampoen
Thu Sep 27, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: LED tail lights, indicators etc
Replies: 4
Views: 400

Re: LED tail lights, indicators etc

Thanks Tim!
by pampoen
Sun Sep 16, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: LED tail lights, indicators etc
Replies: 4
Views: 400

LED tail lights, indicators etc

Does anyone know a website or shop where one can get the replacement tail lights indicators etc for the old shape hilux. I have seen a few around and it looks super smart.
by pampoen
Fri Sep 07, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Advice on painting products
Replies: 4
Views: 290

Re: Advice on painting products

What do you guys think of spraying zink rich galv spray to areas that will be out of site?
by pampoen
Fri Sep 07, 2018 10:49 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Advice on painting products
Replies: 4
Views: 290

Advice on painting products

So I am looking at doing a full respray over some shoddy body work and some rust spots on my bakkie. What would you recommend as an effective and permanent rust killer/converter? Would I be able to use a primer over the rust converter?
by pampoen
Mon Aug 27, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: 602 5cyl 300d merc engine into SFA replacing original 4Y
Replies: 35
Views: 1815

Re: 602 5cyl 300d merc engine into SFA replacing original 4Y

The Ssangyong Musso in RSA was built locally at the EL Mercedes plant and powered with the Merc motor but with the Ssangyong logo on the tappet cover ..... it's still a Merc motor. ....( I hope.) :D: I always thought it was a reproduction of the mercedes engine. It turns out I was wrong. That's pre...
by pampoen
Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: 602 5cyl 300d merc engine into SFA replacing original 4Y
Replies: 35
Views: 1815

Re: 602 5cyl 300d merc engine into SFA replacing original 4Y

Wow!! guys well done, keeping the momentum on the project. I am sure she will give you many years of good service. One question, are my eyes deceiving me or did you use a Ssangyong tappet cover on your Mercedes engine. You know that means you will be cursed with oil leaks for the rest of eternity! :...
by pampoen
Wed Aug 15, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Transfer Box "Clank" on G52 5 Speed Gearbox
Replies: 6
Views: 274

Re: Transfer Box "Clank" on G52 5 Speed Gearbox

You sound like you know what you are doing. Open it up and take a look. It already doesn't work so whats to lose? I know the transfer part is fairly simple in theory, perhaps in reality it isn't but common sense should get you over most obstacles.
by pampoen
Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Does Anyone Know The Whereabouts Of Kaspaas?
Replies: 2
Views: 350

Re: Does Anyone Know The Whereabouts Of Kaspaas?

You want to make sure you dont miss out next time Kaspaas goes on the market? :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:
Perhaps :siffler:
by pampoen
Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: FUEL SAVING modification '86 4Y
Replies: 2
Views: 238

Re: FUEL SAVING modification '86 4Y

Thanks for the share GASOLINE, This stuff is worth its weight in gold for the older bakkie owners.
by pampoen
Mon Aug 06, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Does Anyone Know The Whereabouts Of Kaspaas?
Replies: 2
Views: 350

Does Anyone Know The Whereabouts Of Kaspaas?

I remember a while back that Thuis or someone met Kaspaas in the dunes at Atlantis. I would assume that Kaspass still lives in the Western Cape. A while back he came onto the market and I was sooo close to buying him. I swore it would not happen again, if anyone knows who owns him could they be so k...
by pampoen
Thu Jul 26, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: SFA Hilux Internal Fan Not Working
Replies: 2
Views: 247

SFA Hilux Internal Fan Not Working

So I have stripped the dash out.Checked heater fuse Ac fuse. Checked resistor, apparently even if resistor is blown, fan will run at at least one speed. Relay clicks only once at high speed setting on switch but nothing else happens. Switch is simple and looks good still. I am not sure about relay, ...
by pampoen
Tue Jul 24, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 22r Oil Pressure question
Replies: 17
Views: 645

Re: 22r Oil Pressure question

So I phoned Toyota and got a quote for timing chain kit R2500+- Oil Pump R1800+-. I then swore a little and went to Ebay. Found pretty much the same kit with metal guides here, https://www.ebay.com/itm/371349676335. Shipping included for just under R1000. I then though I might take a look and see wh...
by pampoen
Wed Jul 18, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: First Time Welder Purchaser - Advice Needed!
Replies: 34
Views: 1634

Re: First Time Welder Purchaser - Advice Needed!

Ahhh Tim, just looking at your handy work makes my heart warm!!!! I know sometime in the future I will be doing this and seeing someone else ace it out the blocks for relatively cheap is awesome.
by pampoen
Fri Jul 13, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 22r Oil Pressure question
Replies: 17
Views: 645

Re: 22r Oil Pressure question

Thanks guys, to be honest, I am not sure when it was done. A few months back when I replaced the cam I checked the chain tension and it look OK. to be honest I might go ahead and do the whole gosh darn thing. So Oom Andy, do you recon Toyota will still sell all the parts required? If not is there an...
by pampoen
Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 22r Oil Pressure question
Replies: 17
Views: 645

Re: 22r Oil Pressure question

I am using Fuchs Titan truck plus 15w 40
by pampoen
Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 22r Oil Pressure question
Replies: 17
Views: 645

Re: 22r Oil Pressure question

Bump
by pampoen
Mon Jul 09, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 22r Oil Pressure question
Replies: 17
Views: 645

22r Oil Pressure question

So I have noticed for a few months now, when I start the bakkie(22r) in the morning I get what sounds like a bottom end knock, like there is no oil pressure.It takes only 2 to 4 seconds to go away completely. What got me worried now is the fact that if i start the vehicle hot it will make the same n...
by pampoen
Wed May 30, 2018 11:06 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: How To Find service With Toyota History On A Hilux
Replies: 2
Views: 496

How To Find service With Toyota History On A Hilux

So if I am looking at a few vehicles with full service history with the agents. To ensure that I am not being messed with, could I phone Toyota and ask them to check if the vehicle actually was serviced at Toyota? Would it be possible to check if it was accident damaged and repaired by Toyota as wel...
by pampoen
Fri May 11, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: SFA Double Cab Rear Right Interior Door Arm Rest In Grey
Replies: 9
Views: 723

Re: SFA Double Cab Rear Right Interior Door Arm Rest In Grey

No prob, :thumbup: sorry he didn't have the right stuff.
by pampoen
Thu May 10, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Torque Rod Bushing
Replies: 17
Views: 925

Re: Torque Rod Bushing

Tim is my suspicion that you might be doing an axle move right? :think: :think: :think:
by pampoen
Tue May 08, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: SFA Double Cab Rear Right Interior Door Arm Rest In Grey
Replies: 9
Views: 723

Re: SFA Double Cab Rear Right Interior Door Arm Rest In Grey

Tim, try this oke, I got some spares he sent via Postnet R99.00 I think he might have a set of grey arm rests lieing around.
https://www.gumtree.co.za/a-car-replace ... 0179096709
Just watsapp me for his number 076 142 1579
by pampoen
Mon May 07, 2018 6:59 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: 1982 hilux 4x4
Replies: 3
Views: 563

Re: 1982 hilux 4x4

Lekker bru!! Are you leaving the chassis grey, or going black?
by pampoen
Wed May 02, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Carburetor Mod To Decrease Fuel Consumption
Replies: 24
Views: 1348

Re: Carburetor Mod To Decrease Fuel Consumption

Yes it seems to be giving me better fuel consumption. On a 65 litre tank I got 500km with 5 people in the car and 300kg of stuff in the back. That is IF...... and a big if, I drive nicely. So not a massive increase but still much better then the 5.5km/l I was getting.
by pampoen
Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Carburetor Mod To Decrease Fuel Consumption
Replies: 24
Views: 1348

Re: Carburetor Mod To Decrease Fuel Consumption

Guys just a little more info on tuning the carburetor enhancer, once you have all the stuff on the carb start the engine with the tap fully closed, slowly open it until the engine wants to die, back it off slightly until the engine runs smoothly again. Take the vehicle for a spirited drive around th...
by pampoen
Sun Apr 08, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Carburetor Mod To Decrease Fuel Consumption
Replies: 24
Views: 1348

Re: Carburetor Mod To Decrease Fuel Consumption

Sorry about the wait. Here are the pics.I used a fish tank air restrictor as the valve for the system.
https://ibb.co/eOLFZx
https://ibb.co/gh2Uux
https://ibb.co/ddUaZx
by pampoen
Fri Apr 06, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Carburetor Mod To Decrease Fuel Consumption
Replies: 24
Views: 1348

Re: Carburetor Mod To Decrease Fuel Consumption

Guys of you want me to send you the PDF book, just pm me your email address.
by pampoen
Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Carburetor Mod To Decrease Fuel Consumption
Replies: 24
Views: 1348

Re: Carburetor Mod To Decrease Fuel Consumption

Please do Tim, just PM me your email.
by pampoen
Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Carburetor Mod To Decrease Fuel Consumption
Replies: 24
Views: 1348

Re: Carburetor Mod To Decrease Fuel Consumption

Well since I installed this little mod I have seen an increase of 2.2km per litre over and above my current fuel economy, instead of 5.5 I am getting 8km/l. I have a gas flowed head with a branches and free-flow exhaust, I am not sure if these contribute to the engines fuel economy. Also the engine ...
by pampoen
Tue Apr 03, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: Hilux For Sale R10000 Gumtree
Replies: 0
Views: 578

Hilux For Sale R10000 Gumtree

Hilux in Langebaan, could be used for spares or a rebuild.https://www.gumtree.co.za/a-cars-bakkie ... ern%20Cape
by pampoen
Tue Apr 03, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Carburetor Mod To Decrease Fuel Consumption
Replies: 24
Views: 1348

Carburetor Mod To Decrease Fuel Consumption

So the guys still driving the old Hiluxes with the old 22r and 4y motors will appreciate this mod the most. A while back I found this website. eagle-research.com I am not affiliated in any way here, I was simply looking for a way to get better fuel economy, turns out I found the cheapest way to 8km/...
by pampoen
Wed Mar 28, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Spares
Topic: 7mge with bellhousing
Replies: 1
Views: 592

Re: 7mge with bellhousing

Hi Sven,

Does it have wiring harness and ECU? If so could you PM me some pics?
by pampoen
Fri Mar 23, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: Who wants 4.0, V6 POWERrrr?
Replies: 3
Views: 1076

Re: Who wants 4.0, V6 POWERrrr?

Hi Tiaan,

Most of the pictures are not showing.
by pampoen
Fri Mar 16, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Where is the best place to get a 22r distributor
Replies: 0
Views: 519

Where is the best place to get a 22r distributor

Does anyone have a 22r dizzy or 22r vacuum advance available? I am in desperate need! Also does anyone know if the 4y vacuum advance would work with a 22r dizzy?
by pampoen
Thu Mar 15, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: A familiar topic - 22R to 22RE Conversion
Replies: 23
Views: 1113

Re: A familiar topic - 22R to 22RE Conversion

Can I make a strong suggestion to get more then one opinion on the problem before you go the EFI route. Yes EFI is awsome but the route there could leave you without your bakkie for a long while and with conversions there are always the hidden costs/mistakes/problems. Your bakkie has only recently s...
by pampoen
Wed Mar 14, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 22R Carburetor Issues
Replies: 18
Views: 628

Re: 22R Carburetor Issues

You said it dies when pushing brakes, I had the same problem. I could not figure it out, almost bought a new carb. It turned out to be my fuel filter was blocked but nor completely, somehow when I braked the debris would move and block fuel to the engine. Perhaps replace your fuel filter? You never...
by pampoen
Wed Mar 14, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 22R Carburetor Issues
Replies: 18
Views: 628

Re: 22R Carburetor Issues

Also check your fuel solenoid, sometimes especially when old they like to get stuck. I can send pics if you need but all you need to do is unscrew it and spray some wd40 to get it loose, mine still occasionally gets stuck even after cleaning, I have to turn off and on to get it to switch off sometim...
by pampoen
Wed Mar 14, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 22R Carburetor Issues
Replies: 18
Views: 628

Re: 22R Carburetor Issues

You said it dies when pushing brakes, I had the same problem. I could not figure it out, almost bought a new carb. It turned out to be my fuel filter was blocked but nor completely, somehow when I braked the debris would move and block fuel to the engine. Perhaps replace your fuel filter? You never ...
by pampoen
Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 22R Carburetor Issues
Replies: 18
Views: 628

Re: 22R Carburetor Issues

You could try the stealers? Otherwise find a reputable carb rebuild centre like the one in Paarden Island here in Cape Town. Just for interest sake, what kind of economy do you get? My 22r gets around 6 to 5.5 around town. 7.2 on the open road under 120km. These carbs are interesting with their vari...
by pampoen
Wed Mar 07, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: So here's an idea!
Replies: 15
Views: 1228

Re: So here's an idea!

+1
by pampoen
Tue Feb 27, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: 1997 Toyota Hilux 4x4 DC 22R - Not For Sale Any More
Replies: 4
Views: 1044

Re: 1997 Toyota Hilux 4x4 DC 22R - R75 000

Whoops!!! 22R 2.4 Petrol. Original motor in vehicle.
by pampoen
Mon Feb 26, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: 1997 Toyota Hilux 4x4 DC 22R - Not For Sale Any More
Replies: 4
Views: 1044

Re: 1997 Toyota Hilux 4x4 DC - R75 000

Please see the rest of the album here - https://ibb.co/album/mAHyfa.

REASON FOR SELLING. My wife is pregnant and I am looking to upgrade to a newer Hilux.
by pampoen
Mon Feb 26, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: 1997 Toyota Hilux 4x4 DC 22R - Not For Sale Any More
Replies: 4
Views: 1044

1997 Toyota Hilux 4x4 DC 22R - Not For Sale Any More

YEAR:1997 MILEAGE:367831 SERVICE HISTORY:None CONDITION: Fair ENGINE: 22R EXTRAS AND MODIFICATIONS: OME Suspension - Bullbar, not sure as to what make - basic sound system - axle Saddles have been beaten straight and strengthened - canopy Long range fuel tank sidesteps LOCATION: Gordons Bay CONTACT ...

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