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  1. Thread: Snake encounter

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    Re: Snake encounter

    FWIW while I was living in Malaysia we had a few snakes coming onto the property and once had a "baby" python come into the house. After the snakes were removed the maintenance department of the...
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    Re: Silicone fold up pots and kettle

    Waals, maybe get a mild steel plate 4 or 5mm thick and use that between the induction plate and the silicon pot. Controlling heat with induction cookers is not easy so it might only work for boiling...
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    General Grabber 255/60 R18

    Good afternoon
    My Isuzu came equipped with the above-mentioned tyres. In normal use what mileage can I expect to get with them? Normal asphalt/highway driving with occasional off-road work - nothing...
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    Re: Tyre Pressure Monitoring System

    Check your spare wheel pressure as well. OEM supplied systems include the spare wheel.
  5. Thread: New KB300LX

    by GreigD
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    Re: New KB300LX

    Yes, they had to remove the roll-bar. The canopy brackets are secured to the roll-bar mounting points.
  6. Thread: New KB300LX

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    Re: New KB300LX

    Here are some images - sorry it took so long to post.
  7. Thread: New KB300LX

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    Re: New KB300LX

    I am very happy with the canopy. I will post some pictures for you.
  8. Thread: New KB300LX

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    Re: New KB300LX

    It is an auto Alex.
  9. Thread: New KB300LX

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    New KB300LX

    Took delivery of my KB300LX a few weeks ago and have since had a canopy fitted - very happy with the vehicle so far.
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    Re: Land Cruiser or Land Rover Discovery?

    Something not mentioned yet, but rather important IMHO, is that the vehicle that may be brought in from Europe will in all likelihood be a LHD which will present its own challenges when being driven...
  11. Thread: Service costs

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    Re: Service costs

    Morning Giolanman

    I have been watching for news of engine and drivetrain upgrades but until now have seen nothing. Is the proposed upgrade that you mention grapevine or is it inside information...
  12. Thread: Service costs

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    Service costs

    Good afternoon all

    Can someone please tell me what the average cost is to have a KB300 LX 4x4 Auto serviced at the Isuzu agents in order not to invalidate the warranty?

    I am planning to pull...
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    Re: Dometic fridge issues

    It could be a gas issue - too little gas in the system. When the ambient temperature is low it does not have very work hard to keep everything cold and frozen and as soon as the ambient temperature...
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    Re: heroin-is-moz-2nd-biggest-export

    Interesting read but I doubt the heroin is transported from Pakistan to Moz in a Dhou - it would tke forever and be very dangerous journey especially with the Somalian and other pirates.
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    Re: Chargers - Is more expensive always Better???

    I have a very simple battery charger that I have been using for the past 28 years or so. It comprises a 30A circuit breaker, a single diode, an ammeter and a box to house the components.

    The power...
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    Re: Chargers - Is more expensive always Better???

    Correct! A 12V battery is made up of 6 invidual cells and if one of the cells fail for whatever reason the entire battery is toast.

    Years ago when the tops of batteries were sealed with a...
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    Re: New(ish) workshop

    492987
    Something like this?
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    Re: Isuzu KB250 Injectors

    As soon as they hear the price the prospective buyers are tjoep-stil..... ;D
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    Re: Feeling violated....

    With a name like plunger you have me thinking about the validity of your remark......
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    Re: Suntank solar Geyser...? Your thoughts?

    I had a 300 litre unit installed in 2014 and have had no problems with the unit up until now. I have it serviced annually (glycol top-up and sacrificial anode check and replacement) which cost me...
  21. Thread: TPMS price

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    TPMS price

    Good afternoon all
    Does anyone have any experience with aftermarket Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems?
    Those that do, have you ever had any of the sensors fail, causing loss of air pressure?...
  22. Thread: Beef Ribs

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    Re: Beef Ribs

    Cone-cutters or step-drill as you call it, are expensive. I think for this job a 25mm tungsten-carbide hole saw would be a better option and should not cost more than R100 - 150. The TCT hole saws...
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    Re: Restoring old vintage vehicles

    1970 Volvo 122S - Front to back new parts already bought. Will start it at the end of November when I retire.
  24. Thread: Mom's taxi

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    Poll: Re: Mom's taxi

    The only other drawback, that I am aware of, is the maintenance cost of the air-ride suspensions on the Audi Q's. A friend of mine in Malaysia had a Q9 and after having it a number of months had to...
  25. Thread: Mom's taxi

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    Poll: Re: Mom's taxi

    Quatro's are very capable in any form. Check this out:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pt5SU1YNV2U
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    Re: It's done ... off grid living

    Hello Bob
    It is a filter which I imported, a long story, but they are locally available from www.watericon.co.za or www.filtershop.co.za
    Regards
    Greig
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    Re: It's done ... off grid living

    Hello Dave
    Tried to upload images as mentioned in the PM without any success. Here they are:
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    The blue "tank" to the right of the 10" filter is actually a water softener with its...
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    Re: It's done ... off grid living

    "We have now been here for around 6 weeks and loving it. I have found that pumping up from the river (we do have 2x 5 micron filters in line, one paper and one charcoal) and then gravity feeding to...
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    Re: Wat is die Engelse term vir 'n vlakplaat?

    Have you come right? If not, an option is to buy a piece of heavy plate, 30 - 50mm and have it surface ground at an engineering shop.
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    Re: Advise pls - Bench vice

    If cost is not an issue here is the Mercedes of bench vises: https://www.heuer.de/en/
  31. Thread: Kobus maak Mes

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    Re: Kobus maak Mes

    Very nicely done. Something that I am wanting to attempt when I am big.
    Regarding the angle to which you sharpen, the Kershaw knives are sharpened to an internal angle of 23 degrees, if that is any...
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    Re: touareg V10 repair, use , experience thread

    For this type of application, if you want something stainless, then 3CR12 is a good option. 3CR12 is not stainless steel per se, it is a very good, cost effective, corrosion resisting steel because...
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    Re: KB300 LX 4x4 Auto

    Thanks for all the responses - much appreciated.
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    KB300 LX 4x4 Auto

    Good evening all.
    First off, I would just like to thank the Admin for accepting me and thank YOU for reading and responding to this thread.
    I would like to hear from all you Isuzu fans what your...
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