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  1. Re: What exactly is the problem with VM Motori engines?

    Consider the (Foton) 2.8 ISF or 3.8 ISF Cummins diesel engine? In the USA Cummins sells a repower crate engine for the Jeeps so adapter plates etc. and conversion knowledge is available.
  2. Re: Discovery getting an inline 6 diesel engine

    I rest my case.
  3. Re: Discovery getting an inline 6 diesel engine

    "Clean diesel" is like "clean coal" or "honest politicians" - an oxymoron. Unfortunately, VW, Mercedes, BMW, Fiat, Chrysler et al all cheated in the small matter of diesel NOx emissions. 15 Bn US...
  4. Re: Any new dams on the cards for Western Cape?

    Dams always have a negative impact on the downstream ecosystem and in the bigger picture sometimes do more harm than good. The Colorado river basin study is a good example of this.

    What we need in...
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    Re: Audi Q7 Buying Advice

    Probably somewhere between 18 000 & 24 000 km per year.

    I tend to have a "cents per kilometre" view of ownership and normally stays away from diesel because of anecdotal costs of turbo and...
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    Audi Q7 Buying Advice

    Hi, the normal which one should I buy question:

    09 Audi Q7 4.2 FSI - 175 000 km's
    09 Audi Q7 4.2 TDI - 189 000 km's
    12 Audi Q7 3.0T - 160 000 km's

    All basically the same price with FSH....
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    Re: Bigger solar panels for my 4x4?

    Ever heard of Elon Musk? Tesla is leading the change and they bet on all electric vehicles. Their top of the range Model S P100D has a more than 300 miles EPA range and a NEDC range of 613km's. They...
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    The AL-KO Off Road Coupling with 360degree...

    The AL-KO Off Road Coupling with 360degree articulation and positive towball latching system offer the maximum degree of articulation as well as a design that has been tested to 2 million cycles, so...
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    Alko ...

    Alko

    http://www.alko.com.au/vehicle-technology/product-catalogue/couplings/selection-criteria-descriptions/

    Trailer Warehouse

    http://www.trailerwarehouse.com.au/contents/en-us/d218.html
    ...
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    If you are the analytical type .... ...

    If you are the analytical type ....

    http://www.crimestatssa.com/topten.php

    Regards,
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    Load shedding on the go ... Ruimsig, Roodepoort.

    Load shedding on the go ... Ruimsig, Roodepoort.
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    http://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php...

    http://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php?t=191150

    As per the previous post, let them inspect the inside for separation and if OK fit a mushroom plug.

    Think about this ...... R2500-00...
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    Like most things legal it is all in the detail....

    Like most things legal it is all in the detail. You can not make a blanket statement that " indemnity's are not worth the paper they are written on " or to the contrary " nobody can claim because...
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    http://www.sajco.co.za/

    http://www.sajco.co.za/
  15. Thread: Boot koop

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    Hoe lank is 'n stukkie tou? Hoeveel mense gaan...

    Hoe lank is 'n stukkie tou?

    Hoeveel mense gaan normaal weg op die boot wees?

    Waar gaan hy gebruik word? Binnelands of see of beide?

    Hoe veel weeg die swaarste skieer?

    Binnelands - enige...
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    Rated power = 900W deduct 10% for losses so say...

    Rated power = 900W deduct 10% for losses so say 800W for easy maths.

    800W / 220V = 3.6 A max per hour ? Which implies that it is simply to small for this task?
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    Reenen, According to the RTA: 'gross...

    Reenen,

    According to the RTA:

    'gross vehicle mass', in relation to a motor vehicle, means the maximum mass of such vehicle and its load as
    specified by the manufacturer thereof or, in the...
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    It reminds me of every story has 3 sides... If...

    It reminds me of every story has 3 sides...

    If you read the posts and questions about chip tuning and removing them before services, about warranty's being repudiated because of unrelated...
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    The Dubai Taxis (Camry, Altema & Sonata) all do...

    The Dubai Taxis (Camry, Altema & Sonata) all do more than 300 000 km's before they are replaced in a relative short time. They run 7 days a week 23 hours a day with the aircon on. According to the...
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    With one small difference ... they run on Jet A-1...

    With one small difference ... they run on Jet A-1 and not 500ppm diesel.....
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    Sorry for my poor English. Volkswagen has never...

    Sorry for my poor English. Volkswagen has never had a conventional 1 ton bakkie in SA. A Kombi double cab or Golf bakkie is really not relevant to this discussion....
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    It is Volkswagens first bakkie in SA. People...

    It is Volkswagens first bakkie in SA.

    People are wary of the unknown and also do not like change.

    Not only is the bakkie new, it's different and (dare I say it) it has this small motor compared...
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    Funny thing democracy... in America it makes...

    Funny thing democracy... in America it makes these theft stats readily available and in South Africa "I will sue you if you tell the truth" We have some way to go in this country.....

    We have had...
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    http://energyinformative.org/wind-energy-pros-and-...

    http://energyinformative.org/wind-energy-pros-and-cons/

    http://www.alternagy.co.za/product-category/wind-power/

    Depending on where you stay solar will probably cost you less /kw than wind...
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    The Honda EU**is range can be piggy backed. I...

    The Honda EU**is range can be piggy backed. I have also seen Kipor IG- **** series generators piggybacked overseas. I'm not aware of other small generators with this function sold locally.
    ...
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    I have seen new tanks at Makro where the bottom...

    I have seen new tanks at Makro where the bottom connection / insert were broken out of the plastic. That made me doubt their quality and not even consider the Pioneer tanks.
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    Hi, You could also look at the HCDP DC/DC...

    Hi,

    You could also look at the HCDP DC/DC charger with a Lead Crystal Battery. Cheaper than the Ctek D250s. R4800-00 for 100Ah LC battery & DC/DC charger ....... and definitely better and safer...
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    Marius ? Marius are you there ?

    Marius ?

    Marius are you there ?
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    Stay Safe !

    Stay Safe !
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    P = V*I 1200W/12.6V = 95A With the above...

    P = V*I

    1200W/12.6V = 95A

    With the above set up you will effectively have 1 hours supply at max load since you can not discharge a deep cycle battery 100%. Normal ones 45% - 50%. AGM/Gel/Lead...
  31. The capital equipment are mostly imported (Alstom...

    The capital equipment are mostly imported (Alstom for Mudepi & Alstom & Hitachi for Kusile). With imported capital equipment comes imported expertise. Black & Veatch rely on foreign expertise to...
  32. Three years ago the exchange rate was R8 / $....

    Three years ago the exchange rate was R8 / $. That 16% has been wiped out by the weakening Rand......
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    So is the price difference between a Datsun Go...

    So is the price difference between a Datsun Go and a Lexus....... in life you normally get what you pay for.....
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    Well these power cuts will have an impact on...

    Well these power cuts will have an impact on retail sales for December 2014 and S.A.R.S. will be the first government department to witness the effect.

    As Escom increase their tariffs further...
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    I then put it to you Sir that paying my taxes are...

    I then put it to you Sir that paying my taxes are a privilege too ......
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