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    Re: Ice craft caravaner 85 operating manual

    What worked for me in the Jurgens when I got to my destination and the fridge did not cool down, and it was full of groceries was to give the piping in the rear a few taps with the back of a...
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    Re: Why do tree fellars use cruisers?

    Funny, the guys that have been in business in the North of Pretoria and Moot area use 1970's Chev c series and Ford F150s, they have been around for at least 20 years
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    Re: Camping Washing Machine

    For more agitation, add three tennis balls to the container
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    Re: Long Range Fuel Tank for Discovery 4

    Hi, just keep in the mind that with the Carbon Canister for Emission control, fitting a Long Range tank on petrol has a bit more challenges than on the diesels (Ask me, I know). Contact Peter at...
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    Re: Andrew St P White, Jurgens en Xplorer

    A few more over here:

    https://www.caravanparks.com/35.Caravan-Camping-Forums-HELP-collapsed-suspension.htm?forumaction=1&loadcategory=1012&loadpost=250054204
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    Re: Discovery 3 Dunlop Air shocks

    On the R21, just before ORT there's a bilboard for guys in Boksburg that supplies airsprings, can't recall their name but googled them in Novemeber and they supply Arnott, otherwise contact...
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    Re: Discovery 3 Dunlop Air shocks

    What Cor paid is pretty much what I spend late 2017, non a massive undertaking to DiY
  8. Re: OEM VW cambelt kit vs Goldwagen or Masterparts

    Yep, there's a weep hole on every water pump I ever replaced, the new VW type driven by the timing belt has one, the old VW type from the 80s and 90s, the 70's Chev and Ford Straight sixes, 308 V8,...
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    Re: Discovery 3 Dunlop Air shocks

    No problems either, since 2017
  10. Re: OEM VW cambelt kit vs Goldwagen or Masterparts

    Did the Timing belt service on the Bluemotion in September, VW quoted R15k, Got the kit form Goldwagen, Contitech tensioner and belts, got the water pump from them as well. In total around R5 K,...
  11. Discovery 3 Re: Maintenance & mods on Disco V8 Petrol, 2005

    Hi, hope this helps, seeing that you had a D3 before, you are probably aware of some of the stuff mentioned in the link on point 6 that is applicable to the platform and not the engine:

    1) None,...
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    Re: Pylontech battery prices

    If you stay in the Kempton area, you can also contact https://www.rubiconsa.com/
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    Re: Water level sensor

    Try looking at water tank senders for boats, the suppliers are a lot closer to you than to me. I looked at petrol gauges but the senders on the R500 autozone jobbies will probably not last in water....
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    Re: Bush Caravan Water Tanks

    Check the clear plastic piping, if its exposed to light, alge will form. The one piece (food grade) I have is covered with black tape. For the rest of the exposed plumbing I used normal black LDPE...
  15. Re: Disco 3 V8 preventative maintenance 140k km?

    Hi and congrats.

    I'm sure a few guys will add more but apart form the standard D3 stuff like suspension bushes and and the compressors here's what I have experienced over the last 7 years of D3 V8...
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    Re: Generator connection

    Hi Tiaan, do you mean that I should create one? I know Muggins etc have done that and that is my next step. What I want to know is why do I get Potential between L-E and N-E when the set is running...
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    Re: Generator connection

    Ok, attached on P29 is a wiring diagram for the way mine is wired, except that there is a fused 12V DC tap off connected to the rectifier. I took of the covers and sat there with a multi-meter for...
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    Re: Generator connection

    I'll follow this with interest as I have the same situation and the alternator on mine is similar with no centre taps. Off there is open circuit between L-E and N-E but with the set running there is...
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    Re: Rechargeable LED Worklight

    Have the earlier one with the square lens in the middle. Its now my official torch, worklight, braai light, loadshed light, everything. I dont even bother getting the leadlight out. After two years...
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    Re: Dubbel as karavaan en skerp manoeuvred draai

    My Sunway has been modified to a load sharing suspension so unfortunately raising the nose does not solve the problem anymore. It has to go into the yard with 30cm spare on each side, up an incline...
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    Re: List of Silent home Generators

    Just to add to all the dangerous stuff happening, seeing it was mentioned a few posts ago. Keep in mind that 99% of the portable gensets we buy at Makro, Builders, Adendorffs etc (since they all look...
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    Re: 2006 Disco 3 V8 Problem

    Jack, Funny that you should mention the loose clamp. I had the box done a week or so before you, got it on a Wednesday, fuel Pump died Wednesday evening :(, pressure was below 4 bar, I replaced in on...
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    Re: Discovery 3 Rear Diff

    Had mine done in 2017 by the old Centurion Gearbox and Diff, cost was around 10K IIRC
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    Re: Maclaren hb9000 underbench AC

    Hi, ek gebruik die Dometic ene waarvan hulle die af ge-pirate het en is heel tevrede daarmee
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    Re: Sport or drive when towing

    Hein are you referring to experience of the brand VW or ZF?
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    Re: Sport or drive when towing

    The Amarok has a ZF box, developed from the 6HP26 that is used across a whole range of vehicles, derivatives are also used in the Rangers btw.

    Not sure if the management system is the same as on...
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    Re: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    Rebuild as preventative maintenance. It started slipping in January and I took it in. The adaption values for the E-clutch was too far along that an oil change would have helped. Two weeks ago it...
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    Re: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    Got her back from Nico at ZF after the gearbox was rebuild. Should last me another 250 000 kms
  29. Re: Timing on later VW Engines - can you skip a tootch?

    Hi, no this is on the 1.2, you still lock the pump but the timing is not as critical as on the 1.9 as this is a common rail engine and not a PD.

    I did however managed to fix it this morning.
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  30. Re: Timing on later VW Engines - can you skip a tootch?

    Grips, this is exactly what I did. I have the VW manual for the engine, and followed these instructions to a T:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fAi667H7M2Y , as well as following the instructions on...
  31. Timing on later VW Engines - can you skip a tootch?

    I replaced the timing belt on the 1.9 TDi a few times without issues. Last night I did the belt on the 1.2 Bluemotion, engine CFWA. when I start it, the glow plug flashes. I drove it around 25km...
  32. Sticky: Re: WANTED thread for Land Rover parts & accessories:

    Looks like today is the day for Rims ;-)

    I'm looking for one of these, 18" as 2nd spare for a D3
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    Discovery 4 Re: Discovery 4 with flappy paddles

    Nice!
  34. Discovery 3 Re: 2005 Discovery 3 V8 SE Hard ride... are shocks finished?

    Most likely the bushes. I fitted Superpro in front in 2016 as the rubber lasted 70k on average in front. Roughly at 220 000 I had to replace the front bags and shocks. Then about a year ago I...
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    Re: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    Bennie, that is exactly what happened to me after fitting the tank initially. Originally I simply connected the 2nd tank's breather to the primary's overflow that returns into the filler neck. That...
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