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    Re: Which diesel is best ?

    You just did....:p
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    Re: Building my first house - low budget

    Definitely not H2

    https://www.sawpa.co.za/choosing-the-right-preservative-treated-timber
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    Re: Which diesel is best ?

    The supermarket for Sunflower Oil:p
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    Re: Fastening sliders to my load bin

    'Tectyl' anti rust spray can
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    Re: Building my first house - low budget

    House wasn't built for R100 000:p

    Hyperbole

    ....and pricing has gone thru the roof during these covid times.:(
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    Re: Lifetime of Victron batteries

    Those cables seem 25mm sq?
  7. Re: Powering water pressure pump during load shedding.

    Good tip:)
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    Re: 42L bar fridge on 3kw inverter

    Startup power draw is only for a short period of time.

    Issues will be when inverter is too small, already 'loaded' and battery voltages are low.

    Found this interesting (applies for 230V as...
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    Re: Isuzu kb 280 engine oil recommendations

    On the higher mileage ones (450 000 and 300 000km respectively) I do 5 000km intervals

    The lower on (165 000km) I go to 7 500km
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    Re: Isuzu kb 280 engine oil recommendations

    Your Isuzu probably has a CD spec for oil. (Daihatsu's and 97 Hilux has that)

    So anything better than that. I use a CH spec at the moment.

    Read the difference between CI and CJ spec in posted...
  11. Re: Powering water pressure pump during load shedding.

    You said farm.....

    I had a 4m pole structure with a 5000l JoJo tank. There was a drop of 2m down to the house, but 4m is still sufficient. House was 150m from structure fed by 40mm class3 black...
  12. Thread: EGT Gauge

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    Re: EGT Gauge

    Jip, I didn't see a joystick in there>:D

    ;D
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    Re: Inverter for camping/mobile set-up

    Some power usage specs on the Nespresso is going to be needed.
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    Re: Lifetime of Victron batteries

    Charging spec for Gel battery on page 4

    https://www.victronenergy.com/upload/documents/Datasheet-GEL-and-AGM-Batteries-EN.pdf
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    Re: Lifetime of Victron batteries

    From 'oldish' 24V Axpert manual.

    Default is 21V or as in your case 42V
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    Re: Lifetime of Victron batteries

    What controller/inverter have you got?

    User defined is what you need to do
  17. Thread: EGT Gauge

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    Re: EGT Gauge

    Planning to get EGT but fitting into manifold is problematic. Not keen on removing manifold.
    Sleeping on it still.
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    Re: Anyone mounted a tablet in a Jimmy

    There are also mounts that slot into the CD player slot, but then iPad will obscure air vents

    https://www.cdslotmount.com


    https://youtu.be/BbwFl-fA9eI
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    Fortuner Re: Longevity of 2.8 model

    Net so...

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toyota_GD_engine
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    Fortuner Re: Longevity of 2.8 model

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/276855-Toyota-Hilux-2-8-GD6-Belt-or-chain
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    Re: TV and modified or pure sine wave

    Had a look at their website....I share your concerns
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    Re: Pajero Diesel suddenly smoking

    Likewise:)
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    Re: Pajero Diesel suddenly smoking

    .....
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    Re: How are all you Vaalies who are off grid doing?

    Seems I am not doing too badly. But then I adjust usage for winter.
    Sun came over the horizon at 07h50 and will set (for panels) after 16h30. Winter sun low on horizon and never goes over the...
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    Discovery 3 Re: My D3, MikeBob, and Inmarsat

    Nothing beats experience;D
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    Re: How are all you Vaalies who are off grid doing?

    Will do graph tomorrow:)
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    Re: How are all you Vaalies who are off grid doing?

    Maybe we have to talk about how the Southern Capers are doing with the sun super low on the horizon. Angles are just all wrong this time of year
  28. Re: Tyres, Mags and Rims: Trade, Buying, Selling, Swap, Give-away or whatever ....

    Classifieds....button on left of screen near top
  29. Re: Second Engine Replacement Required for Ford Ranger less than 3 years?

    Hei...eet jou eie popcorn!
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    Re: Hybrid inverters with possible solar input

    My thoughts exactly
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    Re: How to "build in" LKS gas braai

    Laminated pine of pine shelving won't last, even with paint
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    Re: Alternative cooking methods

    Been wanting to make this for ages...but life keeps one busy....

    Maybe now I am inspired:)
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    Re: Alternative cooking methods

    Wife's an expert baking bread in a Cobb or black/cast iron flat bottomed pot with coals in hollow on ground and coals on the lid

    Even cake in the Cobb
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    Re: Impressions Easton 30A PWM controller

    Absolutely nothing wrong with a well made PWM controller for small systems.

    In fact I use a 30A PWM controller to run 3x120W panels on a 260aH AGM battery with an 96Ah AGM in parallel as well.
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    Re: New defender recall

    That's why you buy a new model in iteration 2

    Not to keep up with the Jones's:p
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