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    Re: Which tyre jack.

    The standard 2ton trolley jacks is a bit of a schlep for me. I need more than 50mm board or foot plate for it to ride on to reach any significant jacking point under the axle. Also essential as a...
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    Re: 1991 Nissan Sani 3.0 V6 Free-Wheel Hub

    That hub looks frighfully clean. Did it have any grease? Must say, I can't see that those tabs are even broken, and I can't remember what mine looked like, sorry. I believe commercial auto spares...
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    Re: TV - 12 volt ?

    I have one of the first TVs that Kruiwa did. Run it mostly off an old PC power supply that feeds via a cigarette socket. I use a splitter which has a USB charger, which drives a set of PC speakers,...
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    Re: Need some.info

    Leaf or coil front suspension?
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    Re: Need some.info

    Would be nice to see a documentary of pics of the underside. I know what I went through because I did not want Dana under my rig. But first prize if that was a safari chassis with a body swop. I...
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    Re: Need some.info

    But were the wranglers not left drop diff front and centre rear? Going right drop opens up a world of problems with real estate allocated for other stuff under the car. In my case, the fuel tank.
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    Re: Need some.info

    So that is still Jeep chassis, but with full Safari drivetrain? This would put your diff pumpkins on the right front and rear.
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    Re: Need some.info

    The 2.8 is the L28. The basic motor is the same between Safari and Skyline and Laurels. The Safari were carburetor motors with old school distributor ignition. The spares shop should have the L28...
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    Re: CV Joints - Solid vs Tekno SA

    I doubt it. I thought you had made a typo, but I see that is an actual brand. And I have never heard of either of them. I had very good service from Teknorot, hence wanting to convey my experience,...
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    Re: CV Joints - Solid vs Tekno SA

    Thats not Teknorot or Interspares. Else I'd also be saying thats the better one.
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    Re: Nissan Sani DIY roofrack

    That body is anywhere up to 10mm thick, with a very high density weev . Just a good self tapper works well. Along with something like Sikaflex, its not coming off.
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    Re: Nissan Sani DIY roofrack

    I can't remember exactly, but I think that top surface of the cross beams were rubber or plastic inserts, and I have no idea what it looks like under that. Maybe you can just drill straight through...
  13. Re: Overlanding In Southern Africa With A Large Bakkie (Pickup)

    I'm presuming size, but there could be other factors. Weight is not your buddy in many obstacles. Just imagine what it would be like taking a rig that size down Van Zyls Pass, or even down a simple...
  14. Re: Overlanding In Southern Africa With A Large Bakkie (Pickup)

    You also nees to make sure you are in a group with same size vehicles, else recoveries become an issue.
  15. Re: Overlanding In Southern Africa With A Large Bakkie (Pickup)

    Actually not, a buddy of mine, Kruiwa on this forum, Dad purchased a RAM 2500 if memory serves, and the RHD conversion was done here in SA in Richards Bay http://www.ustrucks.co.za. He tells me...
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    Re: cracked tierod attach point

    Thats just plain rubbish quality and cheap manufacture. I don't recall ever witnessing a failure like that in my life. I have beaten those for ages to release a ball joint that has been in place for...
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    Re: Camp And Climb Open

    Hi Dogbert, I did not realise you were on the forum till I happened onto this thread by accident, but I must report back on an experience I had with Camp and Climb online (I think it was Bellville)....
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    Re: Snorkel or not?

    How much thicker, denser and coarse is the dust the lower and closer to the ground you get. I can still only see an advantage to pull air in at snorkel height. My normal air intake sits right behind...
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    Re: Snorkel or not?

    Ja, well no fine. I don't even like the look of my snorkel. I had to build it from scratch as there was nothing available for my rig. But I did some measuring and homework, and figured it would be an...
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    Re: Snorkel or not?

    I must have missed that memo. How can a snorkel NOT help for wading, and I ask as a person that has drowned a vehicle, and hence has a snorkel for that exact reason. The added advantages I enjoy, is...
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    Re: Terracan old school

    Eish, these youngsters of today.... Old school only kicks in for vehicles born in the 90's and before:p..

    Welcome Jacques, that was one of the vehicles I was looking at when I was getting ready to...
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    Re: Challenge kar.

    Ek sal kyk hoe lyk sake wanneer die geld daar is. My worry is dat my bande wat nou op die Sani is, is al agt jaar oud, en begin kraak. Weet nie of hulle amper 1400km gaan maak Kaap toe nie.
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    Re: Leaky gas fitting

    Careful of normal air fittings. I don't believe all rubber is compatible, or resistant to LPG. Our PEX LPG disconnects have different washers to the water connectors. Same reason you don't use normal...
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    Re: Challenge kar.

    Thanks, will let you know when I am ready to move. I have to replace the darn OME rear shocks I popped, and now the battery also needs to be replaced.

    Dankie Reenen, ek sal dit in gedagte hou....
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    Re: Challenge kar.

    What am I gonna get for the Sani as is. I also have stuff to move from Gauteng and Freestate anyway, so a trip is in order as soon as I can recover from this lockdown. Just have to figure a few...
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    Re: Challenge kar.

    Nice prys. Wonder of hulle 35s het, sal nice lyk op die Sani. Sal gesels oor waar koop jy hulle, my geld sake is beroerd met die lockdown.
    Ek kyk nou net, lyk my jy is so 300km van my af. As die...
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    Re: Challenge kar.

    Wat kos daai bande? Lyk lekker.
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    Re: your experiences with a PortaPotti

    I just purchased a PP at Camp and Climb. Cheap model to just help the missus these cold windy nights on the West Coast. JC from the Bellville branch was super helpful, and delivery was made to...
  29. Re: Clunking noise when front hubs are locked

    I would actually start off by jacking all four wheels off the ground and doing a few basic little tests. You never know what the last "cowboy" may have done, and two propshaft bolts is the first give...
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    Re: How many of you run boost & egt guages?

    My old TD27 Sani also runs a Madman. Boost is mostly for interest as the old turbo can't do better than 1.3bar with no restrictions,but I like to keep it under 1bar. EGT is important. It even gives...
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    Re: Which EGT Monitor is best

    Both EMS versions had the same plug on the rear, but I was not aware that they actually had different functionality, or number of inputs. I have the EMS2 installed. Although I don't use it, I like...
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    Re: Which EGT Monitor is best

    Many years ago, I started off with an Autostyle gauge and pickup. When it came to needing replacement the second time round in short succession, and Autostyle not wanting to entertain any kind of...
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    Re: Terrano II Catalytic converter

    And bash a 64mm, or even beter, a 76mm pipe onto it.
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    Re: Terrano II Catalytic converter

    And check if a EGR delete has bern done.
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    Re: Terrano II Catalytic converter

    Just cut the darn thing out so that engine can breath. Not worth messing around and going to the expense of wanting to stay in the tree hugging club in South Africa.

    Your Terry will love you for...
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