motoring

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    Fuel kill switch

    I bought a car with a fuel kill switch. Don’t get me wrong it’s a very good idea to keep thieves at bay, but now I’m starting to get problems myself. At times the fuel doesn’t get past the switch. So where can I go to get it removed please?
  2. Jamie McKane

    The most popular cars driven by South African techies

    The most popular cars driven by South African techies VW is the most popular car brand among South African techies.
  3. Kevin Lancaster

    N Cape post offices to renew vehicle licences

    Motorists in the Northern Cape will now be able to renew their motor vehicle licences at selected SA Post Offices (Sapo) from 1 June, says the Northern Cape Department of Transport, Safety and Liaison. “This partnership between the department and the Post Office is an effort to take the...
  4. Rouxenator

    Your current "want to buy" car

    Are you currently toying with the idea of getting a different set of wheels? Do you find yourself scheme and dreaming after you saw a good deal on Gumtree or Autotrader? Let's hear about it. Maybe this could be the voice of reason that makes you go for it or back out. Some of the regulars...
  5. Rouxenator

    Cool Car Videos

    See a nice video about cars you want to share? An awesome bit of dashcam footage? Maybe an insane drag strip video? Cool review featuring automotive legends? Clips of crazy stunts? All of that goes here. To start, how cool is this VS video? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ANv83OJk--4...
  6. Kevin Lancaster

    South African motorists cheated out of service plans: report

    South African motorists cheated out of service plans: report Pre-reported “ghost sales” of new cars are causing headaches for local motorists.
  7. Kevin Lancaster

    5 most unreliable cars in the world in 2015

    5 most unreliable cars in the world in 2015 If you are in the market for a new car, researching the reliability of a chosen vehicle is a good place to start.
  8. N

    New and recent A class owners

    I would like to ask new and recent A class owners how have your ride been so far? Models: A200 BE A250 Sport A 200 CDI A220 CDI BE A45 AMG 4MATIC Please post your experiences here! Where did you get the best service?
  9. J

    Starting up

    A lot of times someone gets this idea to use the little electronic man inside your computer to ask a series of ridiculous questions. Questions such as how do I become a test driver, how do I become a motoring journalist, or how do I clip a hangnail on my big toe. The answer is almost always the...
  10. S

    Road Trip ideas?

    hi All, A mate is getting hitched soon, so we thinking of a roadtrip. Cars are a good mixture of hot hatches and performance sedans, we are all based in JHB and are looking at leaving the province to find that road that puts a smile on your face. any ideas are welcomed. thanks in advance
  11. Kevin Lancaster

    Watch the fastest car in the world smash 0 – 100 record

    Watch the fastest car in the world smash 0 – 100km/h record Students from GreenTeam Uni Stuttgart have set a new world record for a vehicle accelerating from 0 – 100km/h.
  12. J

    Hello world

    A warm hello and welcome to this thread first of all, and I really hope you would leave here entertained, and leave me bruised and wiser. :) I just found out my company would be retrenching in November, and that sucks, but, as my daddy always said, knowledge is power. So here I am, taking...
  13. S

    Best sounding exhaust note

    Howzit all, So last night after a few beers an argument erupted with my fellow car lovers, which car emits the best sounding exhaust note. 1. engines under 2L 2. engines under 3L 3. engines under 4L 4. engines under 5L 5. engines over 5L :)
  14. Rouxenator

    How much fuel did you save this year?

    I did the maths, out of the 220 times I went to work this year, 140 of them was on my bicycle. Since I stay only 10km from work it would have cost me R5.5k if I were to drive to work every day, thankfully I saved R3.5k. So with high fuel prices getting even higher, budgets getting tighter...
  15. Rouxenator

    The new i10

    Like all good cars it was designed in Rüsselsheim, Germany. I would love to see some of these on our roads soon. Read more at : http://www.iol.co.za/motoring/cars/hyundai/details-eurocentric-new-hyundai-i10-1.1575693#.UjAJsManptg
  16. Rouxenator

    Go green - keep your car for a decade

    We are in the process of finding a newer car for my wife, she currently has the old Astra which is nearing 220,000km. There is nothing wrong with the car, but our little one is turning 1 soon and we could do something slightly larger. This is when it occurred to me that next year I will have...
  17. Rouxenator

    Monza concept previews Opel's future

    Luckily it has absolutely nothing in common with the Monza we had in SA back in the 80's Read more on : http://www.iol.co.za/motoring/cars/opel/monza-concept-previews-opel-s-future-1.1565958#.UhWp2Runptg
  18. Rouxenator

    New season of Fifth Gear is out

    I know its not nearly as popular as Top Gear but for those of you that are hungry for a good motoring show it seems that season 21 started three days ago. ;) Really makes me miss those old days when Clarkson, Vicky and Tiff where still together doing Top Gear.
  19. D

    Korean more desirable then Japanese

    Something very intersesting and exciting is happening in the auto world. Kia and hyundai is increasing the price of their cars and honda,mazda,ford and nissan are decreasing the price of their cars. for instance,I bought my kia rio in may for R158 000,keep in mind before I bought my car...
  20. M

    Kia Cerato Koup 2.0 manual

    Hi Guys, I'm looking at the Kia Cerato Koup, the manual, 2012, six gear model. I love the way it looks and is priced quite well. I have been told that there is a new model coming out in November, and there will be a turbo version. While this sounds awesome I don't think I will be able to...
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