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    Re: Essential Spares for a Caravan

    And adapter to convert your blue plug back to standard 220v 3 point;D
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    Re: TD5 hill start

    I took a Defender diesel for a test drive, but this involved a cold start and immediate steep uphill. Defender was dead as a doornail but i battled on over the hill. Then when engine warmed up, i...
  3. Re: Reisverslag Junie/Julie 2019 - Damaraland, Kaokoland, Etosha, Caprivi en Maun

    Baie dankie, baie interessant
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    Re: Unrest alert : Kroondal 2019-09-19

    Pretoria, drie 4x4's met 3 quads. Wonder hoe lyk Swartruggens tolhek, dis gewoonlik n brandpunt vir oproer
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    Re: Unrest alert : Kroondal 2019-09-19

    Word die N4 beinvloed? Ons wil more Groot Marico toe ry
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    Re: Removing rear view mirror mount

    Ask any vehicle windscreen fitter to do it, they do many of those daily
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    Re: Jeep Wrangler Catches Fire & Burns

    That is where being properly prepared comes in big time - emergency kit in one bag for easy removal, food water and protective clothing, a way to send some sort of distress signal (phone a friend)
  8. Re: Trip advice: Kosi Bay to the top of Santa Maria

    More pics please, not necessarily your rig, but of scenery, camp sites and roads, stuck vehicles
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    Re: Larger wheels on a Venter

    Tyres of the 10" Venter have a rating for speed is what i am saying, the older Mini tyres used could have a different rating
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    Re: Larger wheels on a Venter

    10" wheels on a trailer is a nono, as max speed on those small tyres and wheel bearings is limited, acc to Roadque in Pta.
    Iirc max speed was 100 or 80km/h for the small wheels. I did not really pay...
  11. Re: Trailer batteries end of life, one or both?

    Perhaps swop the 2 batteries and then look at numbers
  12. Re: Camp sites between Xai Xai & Inhambane

    Ponta Zavora just past Inharrime
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    Re: Gwm hover warm start

    My vw tdi het ook so gemaak. Starter was die probleem, was geslyt en het net teen 500rpm gedraai ipv 800rpm. As enjin koud is, help glowplugs vir hitte en vat enjin dadelik. Toe ek starter oordoen,...
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    Re: Taking over payments on financing?

    No ownership, no financial interest in vehicle? I dare you, send an email to your insurers on this claim, declaring the above and see what happens.
    One of the basic pricipal rules on insurance is...
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    Re: Taking over payments on financing?

    Anyone can insure and pay for anyone's vehicle, as long as there is only 1 insurance policy on that particular vehicle.

    Bit of wild statement, not true, unless you can prove a financial interest...
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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...
  17. 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
  31. 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...
  33. 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...
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