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    Re: DEBATE: Pajero vs Land Rover

    Check my sig. :)
  2. Re: Pajero - Overland and repair - Build log nicknamed Poncho

    My apologies, bit late in mentioning this. The rear wheel arches have some inset bolt holes. We used these to make up brackets and mounted the aux batteries on them, one either side. Worked very well.
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    Re: Custom drawer system project

    Have a look here for pics and ideas

    https://www.focusdrawersystems.co.za/
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    Re: Essential overlanding mods

    Absolutely essential is:

    Having some one with you who enjoys the trip as much as you. :)
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    Re: Himalayan Salt Block

    You are a real party pooper

    My kid bought me one of those, her face watching me use it.. priceless.
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    Re: Hard Shell Roof Top Tents

    We had the Miway serengeti tent to start with

    The negatives were:

    Could not take the bedding, and this ended up having to make space elsewhere. It also entailed having to make your bed at every...
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    Re: Hard Shell Roof Top Tents

    Had our Bubdutop for over five years now. It has been on the original Gen 2 Pajero, on the Gen 3 pajero and now on my trailer.

    Only good things to say about it, nothing bad at all.

    Last trip to...
  8. Re: Best solution for car battery maintenance during this time

    My situation as well. it would have cost a whole lot more to get a plug point and cabling to my car port.

    At the time I did mine it was around R750

    Edit: remember that thread where the dude had...
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    Re: What size fridge?

    I was hoping the Snomaster low profile but alas

    Product Dimensions (mm): (H) 455 x (W) 755 x (D) 560
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    Re: Kgalagadi in December.....Cov 19

    Absolutely for sure.

    We have yet to have a bad Kgalagadi trip (look for my trip reports).

    You have main camps

    Camps with upgraded facilities, such as Nossob private sites

    All of the camps...
  11. Re: Best solution for car battery maintenance during this time

    Me too, best thing I did for Pajtu. Mine is a 50w and it even opens the solenoid and charges the aux.
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    Re: charging battery while driving

    Biggest draw back on the built in connections are the wires. Manufacturers buy on tender so use the cheapest they can get away with.

    You may find in your manual the amp rating for that...
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    Re: Drawer Systems

    Have a chat with Japie

    https://www.focusdrawersystems.co.za/index.php/view-our-products
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    Re: Thatch to Harvey Tile

    I have had on occasion a few of my clients wanting to do similar. Those surveys that I have access to mostly always recommend that the Harvey tile be put on top of the thatch.

    The reasoning behind...
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    Re: My weber Pizza add-on

    Well done you.
  16. Re: Adjustable air helper kits / Air springs advice please.

    A tip I picked up from an USA site said to inflate first, then hook up or load and then deflate to level. I find this works very well for me.
  17. Re: Adjustable air helper kits / Air springs advice please.

    There have been reports of air helpers that have been fitted onto the chassis of vehicles and have caused cracks and damage. I can understand the heavy duty bags fitted to large trucks with very...
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    Re: The Monthly Gauteng Breakfast Run - March 2020

    Should not be a problem, have seen them do much worse.
  19. Re: New tendency: standing up while lane splitting

    Not true one bit. Counter steering requires no shift in your body at all.
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    Re: The Monthly Gauteng Breakfast Run - March 2020

    There was a Prius stuck in his bumper, ....... I got confused. Besides, Estee was "Blotto"
  21. Re: Offroad ethics for the responsible overlander and traveller.

    Display your 4x4 community sticker proudly
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    Re: The Monthly Gauteng Breakfast Run - March 2020

    Fixed, and apologies to those that I missed out on the post.

    Must have been the muffins, I get very worried when Swambo says "home made"
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    Re: The Monthly Gauteng Breakfast Run - March 2020

    I am so ashamed, with my gammy foot I left my Pajero at home and bummed a lift with the Jeep :eek:
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    Re: The Monthly Gauteng Breakfast Run - March 2020

    Give that man a muffin, 21 cars, probably 60+ people and

    Jeep
    Toyota
    Ford
    Renault
    VW
    Suzuki ?
    Mitsu's
    Land Rover
  25. Re: Would you help someone in distress? My story….

    Agreed, I also take this into consideration because. I am too old and fat to push start a 2 tonne 4x4 and secondly I now drive an auto. :)
  26. Re: Would you help someone in distress? My story….

    My conscience would not let me leave you stranded. If I was suspicious, I would at least have asked you to sit under a tree while I checked out your story and gone to check on your wife.

    Heat...
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    Re: Portable Solar Unit

    What I have done is to bolt on a PWM, or you can use MPPT if you want, to the battery boxes. I also have a dual in the Pajero and a battery in the trailer. I then use red BH to connect.

    The...
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    Re: Cooking batteries

    Batteries like to be shaken around a little, if the van has stood maybe it sulphated to a point where it shorted or it could have ran dry especially if it is the sealed type.

    I echo what has been...
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    Re: smart charger working under load

    What you say sounds right, the charge memory says that if there is a loss of power it will remember the last stage, which in my test would be stage 9. Only if it is disconnected will it revert to...
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    Re: Meat direction

    I think you have this right.

    South and East a no no.
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    Re: smart charger working under load

    So I did a test

    took my 48ah battery, the little one that I take on trips as a small aux. This is a normal crank battery. Hooked up the Waeco CF 50 with a few bottles of water inside and the...
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    Re: Waeco Repair in Gauteng

    084 060 4854

    Echo totally what is said above. SMS the above no and he will reply to you. Great guy, more than happy to support him.
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    Re: Adventure Bike

    For confidence building and beginner bike skills, you can't go wrong with BMW. Be warned however that once you have done that, you will want to move onto another course ..... and then another...
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    Re: Tourist Vandals?

    Don't fcuk with cats
  35. Re: Dual battery recommendations. What to get? High vs Deep

    I think some are being passed off as new, I know a lot of guys use Royals as standby batteries and change them out after a certain time. These are the ones that people get caught with as they still...
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