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    Re: Cheap solar panels

    These 100w panels are for camping etc? Iirc 330w panels are say R2k, thus 100w panels should be roundabout one third of price performance wise, plus obvious material cost to build, thus that price...
  2. Re: Jeep Centurion dealership closed as from 1 July

    Main problem we have is we live in a third rate third world country. I have just now experienced the fiasco to arrange for a driver's license renewal in Pretoria.
    Our problems all over are becoming...
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    Re: Safety chain on Venter Bushbaby

    And you will have more use for the trailer cuff, theft prevention etc
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    Re: Botswana dilemma

    Roete, tipe verblyf, koste ens sal help
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    Re: How to remove silicone from windscreen

    Black (suction cups) absorb light and heat, i wonder whether a white suction cup would not stay on longer. I am now trying to treat cause not symptom.
    Obviously, using a cup not affected by heat...
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    Re: Going off grid

    Now really starting to go offgrid, bought a Mecer 5kw inverter for a start. Will hopefully pick up item today. Although, at this stage i can only read manual, no panels no battery yet.

    Seems my...
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    Re: Discover your Discovery

    My nuts have no shell, they are solid - shell is often mentioned to me by tyre guys, but my 2010 has solid nuts, no shell
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    Re: Discover your Discovery

    No, i bought exact same nuts, but then got 7/8 socket to prevent similar damage
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    Re: Discover your Discovery

    Wheel nuts for standard D4 are from UK and size is 7/8 inch, not a 21 or 22mm.

    I always keep a 7/8 " socket in my car and insist on tyre centres using it. Some tyre places are aware of problem and...
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    Re: Discover your Discovery

    Almost like reading Encyc Britt
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    Re: Discover your Discovery

    My lights are off permanently, i can use an individual light by pressing that button. But, i cannot remember how i did it.
    Interior lights can be a strain on battery when preparing and packing a D4...
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    Re: Duine Trip

    Nee al weer nie:(
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    Re: Duine Trip

    Ek is jaloers man Leon
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    Re: New Everest with 20" wheels

    think the brake size is a moot point, the spare on the Everest is 17" so that means a 17" rim must fit.

    Has any Everest owner used this smaller spare wheel? Does it fit?
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    Re: New Everest with 20" wheels

    Some of the clever people want to cruise at 200kmh on highway:o
  16. Re: Aftermarket steering wheel controls for radio

    Airbag still operational?
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    Re: 1800 trapped Sibanye gold.

    Eish, hamba steppies

    As student i worked as onsetter, controlling the lift. Coal mine in Glencoe had an incline shaft. Mine was 400m straight down, but incline shaft obviously longer 600m. Any...
  18. Re: Has Anyone Heard of LPG Injection System for 300TDi's?

    Supercar Rebuild i think it is called, watched a program a few weeks ago where a brand new Bentley was converted to a hunting vehicle for this wealthy castle owner. The two mechanics and their...
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    Re: Höerskool - die groot keuse.

    100%. Skool in Waterkloof wou my seun 5 jaar lank elke jaar daar gehad het, rugby. Selfs van Sinoville was dit te ver, met tolhekke boonop.
    Seun was 5jr by Montana, goeie besluit van my kant
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    Re: Situasie in Brits

    Ja, my spanmaat tydelik daar geblok gister, gelukkig het plaaslike ouens hom om die silos beduie, pad was daar oop. Doodreg, nie woord op nuus.
    Brits het verander van oulike dorp tot gatplek, maar...
  21. Re: Best,most cost effective deep cycle batteries.

    Lithium ion
  22. Re: Best,most cost effective deep cycle batteries.

    Fluffy, thanks, noted.

    Correct term is Soc and if all my dods are replaced with socs, then my statement is still valid. Suppliers tend to use term dod loosely.

    Point is, when one uses 48v...
  23. Re: Navara D23 2.3 nie wat hy beloof om te wees.

    Ek sien ook die manne jaag rewolusies met die dieselenjin en ek verstaan dit glad nie. Maks wringkrag vir moderne diesels is gewoonlik tussen 1500 en 3000rpm.
    My Lr wys rooilyn van 4250rpm en ek kry...
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    Re: Advice buy house on South Coast

    Thanks for update, glad to hear. But Mother Nature has now treated the symptom, i.e dirty beach.

    What concerns me, as i am a pollution hater, esp re water, what is being done about the cause -...
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    Re: Advice buy house on South Coast

    Neighbour was in Uvongo month ago, swimming banned due to pollution, lagune was black and smelly
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    Re: Differential wear

    I agree, diffs do not wear easily, unless no oil. More than likely symptoms show a less expensive repair, such as uni joints etc
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    dod is interesting. Lith ion i am buying has 80% dod, thus only 20% can be used. Deep cycle allows 40% dod, thus 60% can be used.

    However, like me and Arnold Shwarzenegger, when we pick up...
  28. Re: Northern Moz/Tanzania weather warning: Cyclone Kenneth

    In March 2018 i started a thread Vakansiestories, hoping more stories would be added, alas not.

    I mentioned a cyclone we experienced 31 Dec 2006 to 1 Jan 2007. One cannot imagine the intensity of...
  29. Re: Northern Moz/Tanzania weather warning: Cyclone Kenneth

    900mm in a particular spot predicted by Weather on TV last night, from yesterday until early next week:o

    Swem Jannie swem
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    Re: Is this it?

    Jelo, obviously you do not want a new Defender, why do you keep on commenting on something you do not want?
    Just to make noise?

    I do not want a new Jeep, for example, but i keep my mouth shut.
    ...
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    Discovery 2: Re: Uneconomical to repair?

    Not that easy. Normally when insurers scrap a vehicle, it becomes their property and they sell it to a scrapyard. Thus, if you want payout and keep car, payout will be reduced by scrap value,...
  32. Re: Interesting - Solar Systems on farms

    Surely those farmers, although they cannot sell their power production back to Eksdom, will still be off grid and saving R100k pm. A system as shown on CB should have adequate batteries to store...
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    Re: Goodwe versus Victron

    Why not simply go off grid or install a system which can alternate between city power and own power ( places with less sun than required for being totally off grid).
    Producing additional power and...
  34. Re: Fooling Around with a Middle Aged Gypsy.......with Pics

    Petri,
    As jy enigsins grondpad en ook sinkplaatpaaie gaan gebruik, vervang alle houtskroefies in deure ens met boutjies en moertjies. Daai deure skud los in die eerste kilometer op n sinkplaatpad.
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    Re: Acceleration cuts out

    On my quad, similar problem - cause was a weakened air inlet pipe being sucked closed at a bend, thus preventing air reaching carb
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