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    Defender Re: Rain water as coolant.

    That is exactly what i said
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    Re: Which tyre jack.

    The problem with a bottle jack and a 4x4 is: The extension is too short. When you have a flat. The jack is normally too high to fit under the lowest point. When it does fit, it does not lift high...
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    Grand Cherokee Re: Jeep 2.7CRD Fuel lines

    I have a set available. R1500.00 excluding transport. New, in original packaging.
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    Wrangler 2dr Re: I made a mistake - Decatted JK.

    I suspect your definition on backpressure on a NA engine is not entirely correct. Back pressure on a NA engine is meant to be a negative pressure at the exhaust port. Adding silencers lowers the...
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    Re: uneven rear tyre wear

    If the rear tyres are wearing on the outer edges , the tyre pressure is way too low.
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    Re: My DIY camper build

    Hi Paul.
    The body of my caravan is 1.5mm 3CR12 and all the doors are 3mm Aluminium. There is no separate frame. Look at my build thread. Its all there. If you have any other queries your'e welcome...
  7. Thread: Inverter s

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    Re: Inverter s

    In short. Firstly you need to check the fridge detail. What amps will be drawn by the compressor. That will determine the size of the inverter. Remember to add 1/3 extra capacity onto the inverter....
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    Re: Help need to immobilise series 3

    Remove the + wire from the coil. Tape up and hide. Pull the small wire from the solenoid on the starter. If the carburettor has a cutout solenoid valve. Remove that wire as well.
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    Re: Need help with tailgate table

    Go see your local bolt and nut outlet/ specialist. They have all sorts of fasteners and motor vehicle plastic grommets and goeters.
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    Re: My DIY camper build

    Jy's verniet so haastig. Die Covid shitshow, lyk my, gaan ons nog 'n rukkie blok.
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    Grand Cherokee Re: WJ 2.7 CRD

    Maintenance cost is comparable to any of the other popular make 4x4's on the market. Most spares are available at your local spares.
  12. Thread: Addo no show

    by Pieterk
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    Addo no show

    I Have a booking at Addo for the last week in July. Now it seem that Sanparks is not going to do their thing by then.
    An I am looking at an alternative caravan stand close to the park. Nothing fancy...
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    Re: Recommend best campsite on Garden route

    I know this is quite a while back. Yes. This will fit all your specs. Not close to any towns. Ask for the secluded site next to the river. Has its own ablutions.
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    Re: Leaky gas fitting

    [QUOTE=bigboy529;4425891]By law the quick disconnect must be there, so the setup will be illegal if eliminating it. Some years ago rules changed and all gas appliances in caravans / trailers must...
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    Re: 2001 Isuzu Frontier 280DT 4x4

    What a beauty. I would give both my nuts for one of those. Enjoy!
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    Re: coleman camp oven

    Merica
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    Re: Venter Trailer Plug ripped

    Do yourself a favour. Befor closing the plug. Spray everything on the inside with Tectyl. Do not use penetrating spray. It actually causes rust in the long run.
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    Re: 220V Compressor not working at home

    Good heavens! Is that DB still legal?
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    Re: Leaky gas fitting

    Get a complete new male and female fitting from a LPG supplier. I would be very hesitant to use such a connector close to an open flame in any case. If possible eliminate that connection with a...
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    Re: My DIY camper build

    Flip top. A frame that closes on top of a frame or on the roof. Give the roof an edge, so that if rain penetrates the canvas, it does not enter the caravan with rubber in between. 2 Hinges on one...
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    Re: Snorkel or not?

    Driving in a convoy. Increasing your following distance will also reduce ingesting dust.
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    Re: Fiesta cheap blue Midas coolant bad??

    Castrol radicool SF.
    Replaceable every 5 years. Silverton radiators.
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    Re: DEBATE: Pajero vs Land Rover

    I grew up with landrovers. With v6, v8. Rover diffs. Lwb, swb, bakkies, delivery, Overland landys. Then we bought one of the first 4x4 toyotas with a v6 conversion in 1990, And we never looked back....
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    Re: If it was ur money

    2.5 Isuzu. Good resale value. Reliable. Good fuel consumption. And it is softer on the road than any other pick up. Proven engines and gearboxes.
    And nobody will Rag you because you drive an Isuzu....
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    Re: Amarok built by Ford

    Going back to the OP.
    I was foreman on the 323 and sierra body lines in the late 80's. We had a quality seminar with quality personnel from Benz, BMW, Nissan, Toy Ford, Mazda and the rest. The...
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    Re: Snow in Gauteng?

    Had snow in Jo'burg in 81, i think?
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    Re: Wj Spares for sale

    Nope! Only whats on the list.
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    Re: Trainer in Lathe, Milling and Welding Wanted

    The first thing to do would be to enroll for N1 fitting and turning. This will give you some basic theory to work with.
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    Re: Workshop Manual

    Try itocuk
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    Re: Wj Spares for sale

    In the very near future. All steel components will be scrapped. The new and electronic parts, will still be stored for a while.
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    Re: Bronco, would you?

    No!
    1. Ford
    2. Not proven.
    3.No spares.
    4. No doors.
    5. No anti-liberation enclosures.
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    Defender Re: Rain water as coolant.

    Your statement is incorrect.
    Water is a very good coolant. Antifreeze is a poor coolant.
    Water is corrosive and has poor anti freeze and lubricating properties.
    Therefore antifreeze is added to...
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    Defender Re: Rain water as coolant.

    Also, rainwater collected from the roof is far from clean. What do birds do on the roof?
  34. Re: Regristration of new home built trailer advice please

    The trailer need to be checked by the police. You need to supply as many receipts of materials, spares and proof(photos of the build) etc, as possible. Once you have aproval from the SAP, most of the...
  35. Thread: Jockey Wheels

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    Re: Jockey Wheels

    Your caravan has too much weight in the front.
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