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TECHMAIL: Smokey Ranger

We have a Ford Ranger 2,2-litre turbodiesel bakkie in our fleet, which was bought in December last year. In the same month we complained that… Read more →

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TECHMAIL: Early cambelt change

I purchased a Volkswagen Amarok Single Cab 2,0-litre TDi Trend in 2012. The bakkie has travelled 33 189 km and is stock standard with no… Read more →

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TECHMAIL: No braking axle

I own a 2014 Kia K2700 and have noticed a distressing characteristic when it is not loaded: there’s no braking on the rear axle. I… Read more →

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TECHMAIL: Wheel-alignment woes

I bought a (Fiat Ducato based) Vista 2 camper and I wanted the vehicle’s wheel alignment checked prior to undertaking a long-distance trip to the… Read more →

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TECHMAIL: Fuel consumption

While reading the June 2013 issue, my dad and I noticed an interesting fact given the current obsession with low fuel consumption (on page 90)…. Read more →

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TECHMAIL: Tyre pressure riddle

Can you advise on tyre pressures and who determines the prescribed pressures on vehicles: the car manufacturer or the tyre manufacturer? My Honda CR-V has… Read more →