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    Driving without a licence?

    Can someone please help me, this is my first ever post and I'm not sure how this works. I have a question about a road accident and want to find out by someone who is a traffic officer or a former traffic officer or law enforcement even. I did my driver's license test on August 3rd 2021 at New...
  2. Hackson

    2006 Isuzu KB 350 LX

    For Sale Item name: Isuzu KB 350 LX Age and condition: 2006 (15 years) 300K Km clocked Do you include packaging: No Warranty: No Reason for selling: No use Price: R110 000 Negotiable: Yes Location: Noordheuwel, Krugersdorp, Gauteng. Shipping or collection: Both Happy to arrange viewing if needed.
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    WeBuyCars now Offering Dekra Roadworthy Vouchers - Your Thoughts...

    Hi Everyone, I noticed this morning on WeBuyCars' (WBC) Website that some of the vehicles now come with a "Dekra Roadworthy Voucher". Upon further inspection it seems that these are the Category A (Finance) Vehicles that do not require any additional work. It seems that these vehicles would be...
  4. D

    long lasting cars (mileage) ?

    Hey guys Which cars by company or model last longer than most? Im looking for a new car now and looking for a happy balance between long lasting (as can get higher mileage second hand cars without much concern of longevity) and fuel cost. I'm toying with getting a 4x4, bakkie or stationwagon...
  5. Scooby_Doo

    Car suggestions

    Howdy, I have a budget of R250k, not a car guy. I have been on my motorbike for the better part of 10 years so back into the game. Single guy, Would like to put kayak on top Bicycles for those sunny days down by the beach Couple trips to Plett from CPT per year. Otherwise I am super...
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    Hyundai Creta Push Button Start

    Hi guys. Hoping someone can help me. I’m buying a new Creta and, in spite of all the extras it comes with, I was surprised that it doesn’t come with a push button start or keyless entry. Does anyone know if this can be retrofitted at Hyundai?
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    How many litres of paint do I need to respray my VW Microbus?

    Hi Guys I need your help, how many litres of paint do I need for a complete respray of my Volkawagen Microbus 2.3? And what other materials will I need? Thank you
  8. K

    Subscription Model for Car features

    Just curious to know what you guys think of this. Basically BMW have come up with a way for car owners to 'subscribe' to certain features of their car (for example having heated seats for 3 months). I've recently read that Audi has jumped on the bandwagon with something similar. Personally I...
  9. M

    BMW SA signs new charge point deal with GridCars

    https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmw-sa-signs-new-charge-point-deal-with-gridcars-2020-09-29
  10. J

    New rules for buying or selling cars during lockdown

    New rules for buying or selling cars during lockdown The Department of Trade, Industry, and Competition has released directions regarding the sale of cars and emergency automobile repairs under national COVID-19 alert level 4. The new directions require all car dealerships and used car outlets...
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    Car prices in South Africa from 2011 to 2020

    Car prices in South Africa from 2011 to 2020 The prices of South Africa's most popular cars have increased over the course of the last decade. Motor vehicle sales in South Africa slowed down significantly in 2019 and total vehicles sold showed a decline of 2.8% - with 536,626 sales in 2019...
  12. Ultracrepidarian

    Connected Cars & Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) Survey [2-minute]

    There has been a lot of mention that this decade is when self-driving vehicles and connected cars will become mainstream. This survey is just an indication to see whether or not the public is excited for what is currently being developed. May you please leave your thoughts and opinions in the...
  13. L

    Car recommendations in the R50-80000 bracket

    Hello everyone, I'm a 24 year old Masters student looking to buy a cheap car for getting to work from next year after I finish my degree. My main considerations are something with good fuel economy, cheap to insure and run (considering servicing etc.) and reliable. In an ideal world...
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    Where are they now?- Honda

    Honda is an amazing company. They have a wide range of products, from small generators, car and bikes all the way to planes and robots. Pretty cool right? It is even better once you factor in their ground-breaking cars such as the original CIVIC (never thought a CIVIC would be ground-breaking...
  15. S

    2012 Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1.4T, to buy or not?

    Hi All I am interested in purchasing an Alfa Romeo Giuletta 1.4T progression. Year: 2012 Mileage: 80000km FSH Price: 105000 The car looks amazing. But resale value and service costs /replacement parts may be too pricey. Anyone with input on this/should I buy this car/ what I should buy instead?
  16. L

    What amount will the bank pay out if I buy a new car?

    I am very confused and absolutely exhausted. I am trying to get rid of my 2015 Geely GX2. It is a great first car, but since Geely is liquidated find parts, particularly the oil filter, is impossible. The car is worth+/- R70 000, the outstanding finance is +/- R109 000 but the settlement amount...
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    Is an Active subwoofer worth it?

    Hi there ladies and gents, So I drive a small car and I really want to add a sub into my small sound system. Can’t afford the space for even a shallow sub and amp. Can only afford the space for the flat active subs. I’m looking at getting the Nakamichi 8” active sub. Just want to know if anyone...
  18. Rouxenator

    Making Cape Town inner city car free ?

    Short extract from a recent PPA news letter. First I heard of such plan, but I guess it could work?
  19. J

    www.nofinancecars.co.za-How good are they?

    Hi Guys, Has anyone ever gotten a vehicle through these guys? is it really RENT TO OWN?!? do they have balloon payments? whats the catch?
  20. S

    First time car buyer: advice needed

    Hi all. I am a first-time car buyer and I have seen a few options but I can't really decide. Ideally I would like a low mileage used vehicle and my budget is +/- R250k. I will be using it for short trips in town and one long-distance trip every 3 months. I'm not fussy about performance but I...
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