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Qusetion by: Riaan van Niekerk Answer by: Arnold VenterI own a ‘00 Hilux 2.7i but need more power to tow my stuff around. I had a Unichip installed and had the engine dyno’d a couple of times but still want a bit more oomph. I thought of importing an electric blower, but isn’t installing a bigger engine (Lexus etc.) a better option? I just need a bit more power for the passes – I have to go down to second gear regularly! I was thinking of buying a 4.0-litre but I’ve heard stories of hectic fuel consumption. Riaan van Niekerk…

Qusetion by: Manfred Mansfeld Answer by: Arnold VenterI’ve had problems with my Pajero 3.2 Di-D. At 800 metres above sea level I lose power and the vehicle doesn’t idle. It also consumes about 30 percent more diesel. My vehicle is still under maintenance contract and the local dealers are giving excellent service but are unable to find the fault. My off-road experiences with the Pajero can only be described as brilliant even though I’m not the best of off-road drivers. The gentleman on kykNET must have been driving in 4×2 and needs to be given lessons. I have owned at…