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  1. Thread: Tentco DC3 Chair

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    Re: Tentco DC3 Chair

    I've never gone wrong with any Tentco products...
  2. Thread: Isuzu manuals

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    Re: Isuzu manuals

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/324724-Service-manuals-Buy-and-download

    8-)
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    Re: Looking for a capable everyday 4x4/Softroader

    I have been thinking of doing something similar for a while now. Always wanted a Forester, but ever since driving one a while back, I keep coming back to the VW Tiguan. Specifically a 2.0tdi 4motion,...
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    Re: Compulsory Solar in new builds in California

    If I was building a new home right now, I reckon it's a no-brainer for me to build it as off-grid as possible.

    Wish I had the finances to do my house right now....:(
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    Re: Tiny Teardrop Camper Design & Build

    This is what I designed into mine. Bunk-bed in the front of the van with storage beneath it. 8-)
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    Re: WOW! Bundutec rules!

    Thank you for this post.

    So nice to hear of a company going the extra mile to support their product.
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    Re: DIY Mini camping caravan build

    That is a good idea. I've been thinking of something like that...might just become a small side project in the future. ;D
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    Re: DIY Mini camping caravan build

    So I added the little lip on the inside of the window frames a while ago. When I came to fit the rubbers, I realised that the plywood strips weren't straight...they made waves, which made the rubbers...
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    Re: DIY Mini camping caravan build

    Made the final cuts (windows and plugs) and glued the first two sections of fibreglass on the inside of the caravan. Now I need to find a roof vent and supports first before I can move on to the rest...
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    Re: DIY Mini camping caravan build

    Thanks guys. ;D Before the end of this year you'll see pics of it camping somewhere.

    I would like to have it finished by April holidays, but unfortunately my time is going to be limited over the...
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    Re: DIY Mini camping caravan build

    Started roughing out the interior skins. The fibreglass sheets actually works realitively easily. Still a bit of a bugger. ;D

    Saw a hint on the Youtube channel (the Australian building that huge...
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    Re: DIY Mini camping caravan build

    Started working on the wiring, so I can skin the inside of the van.

    Reading lights added. For the moment they run on 220V. But should easily be able to change to 12V if needed. Also added a plug...
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    Re: DIY Mini camping caravan build

    So, what happens when a home DIY'er builds a caravan? You use home building materials that have been left over from projects around the house. :o;D

    I visited a company that restores caravans...
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    Re: Service manuals - Buy and download

    If I recall correctly there is KB option? If I recall correctly it is the TF140 mode range.
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    Service manuals - Buy and download

    Hi all

    Thought I'd post this link up here. By chance happened on this website where you can buy and download service manuals for basically any car you can think of. Prices aren't very cheap, but...
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    Re: DIY Mini camping caravan build

    Thx!

    Ja Pieter. Dis veronderstel om vir scaffolding planke te wees, maar hulle werk vrek lekker in die garage. ;D
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    Re: DIY Mini camping caravan build

    Well, got a few things done over the last few days.
    Finished widening the axle by 65mm on both sides to accommodate the 14" VW Polo mags I have. Welded in a piece of pipe (thick walled pipe - think...
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    Re: Intermittent starting problem

    I'm definitely going to try that when it happens again.

    Walked around it last week, muttering to myself about selling it...or maybe using a few matches....so it must've heard me, because it hasn't...
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    Re: Intermittent starting problem

    Thanks. The light on the dash does go off, and the autolekkie checked this, as this is how he found out the sensor that determines how long the glow plugs stay on was buggered. The glowplug light on...
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    Re: Intermittent starting problem

    Thanks. I asked the autolekkie to look at the starter. Now I'm wondering if he did....:o
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    Intermittent starting problem

    Hi all

    Have an issue with my Isuzu where it sometimes doesn't want to start. I think the battery might be buggered, but I'm not sure. Was wondering if anybody else has had the same symptoms? Don't...
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    Re: DIY Mini camping caravan build

    Mocked up the fridge in it's final position, and then whipped up a quick drawer that fits above the fridge. Nothing fancy. Will clad the front of the drawer with the white fibreglass sheets when I...
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    Re: DIY Mini camping caravan build

    Thanks Pieter!

    What I've realised is that building this caravan is like playing chess...you need to think 3 moves ahead the whole time. :o

    I often find myself sitting in the garage, just...
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    Re: DIY Mini camping caravan build

    Thx Pieter

    As jy nou weer eendag hier in JBay kom draai maak, kom drink 'n koffie dan beloer jy my projekkie bietjie van nader af. ;D Dis 'n mooi-van-ver maar ver-van-mooi projek. ;D;D
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    Re: DIY Mini camping caravan build

    Thanks. ;D

    I've never put my "handiwork" on display like this. ;D;D
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    Re: DIY Mini camping caravan build

    Don't know how many are actually following this thread of mine, but I though I'd keep it updated anyway. ;D;D;D;D

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    Tinkered around a bit over the last few days. Added lids to...
  27. Thread: 4JG2 cambelt kit?

    by avk
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    Re: 4JG2 cambelt kit?

    Thx!

    I still have mine, drivin daily. Will have to do a cambelt service sometime in 2020, as the km's are liling up...so having the part numbers is a huge help.
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    Re: DIY Mini camping caravan build

    Started working on the kitchen section as well today. Added the 'shelf' where the fridge, etc. will be standing on. Cleaned up the sides by adding a piece of plywood on both sides. This serves to...
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    Re: DIY Mini camping caravan build

    Roughly added the front box in the nose. This will serve as storage space for the spare wheel, chairs, etc. It will also double as a bunk bed for the youngest. Final fitment, hinges, etc. still need...
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    Re: DIY Mini camping caravan build

    Firstly, thanks to Grumbles for the plug and to ViperR who organised my door handle! You guys are LEGENDS! This forum ROCKS! ;D;D;D

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    On a different note, the van saw the light...
  31. Thread: Editing MP4 video

    by avk
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    Re: Editing MP4 video

    I bought Cyberlink Powerdirector a few years ago. It has way more functions than any free software out there, though not the best video editing software available. But at the price I cannot complain....
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    Re: Marius's Touareg R5 life thread.

    ;D

    Just shows how little I visit the VW section of the forum. ;D
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    Re: Marius's Touareg R5 life thread.

    Hi Marius

    I know you don't really need anything for your Touareg, but noticed this on an auction site.

    At the price, it just might be worth throwing in a bid just to strip it for parts?...
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    Re: DIY Mini camping caravan build

    Got a small delivery yesterday.

    Weatherproof plug box for outside, 4x grab handles for when you need to manually move the van. 4 x hinges for the door and galley, not convinced they are going to...
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    Re: Teardrop trailer all metal build help

    Subscribed to this thread.

    Looking forward to seeing how you get along!
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