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    Re: Looking for offcut square tubing.

    ASAP sell 2M lengths.
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    Re: Jumper Cables

    Why should it scare anybody? Again, what are you trying to achieve? The cable will handle the extra current for the few seconds it takes to get the other car running and will happily handle more...
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    Re: Jumper Cables

    For jumpstarting it really doesn't matter. The rating of 50A is for continuous load, it will handle high starting current for a few seconds without problems.

    You also don't need 25mm2 cable for...
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    Re: 2014 scorpio 4WD front bearings

    Bearing brands I like: FAG, Timken, NSK and SKF. Sometimes the country of origin is also important for instance I would take a Japanese made bearing over an Indian made bearing every day of the week....
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    Re: Bolero help - Seats

    Re-upholstery is your best bet and will likely cost about the same as getting a set from a scrappy, if you can find a set that isn't ruined. Upholsterers regularly rebuild seats, they have the know...
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    Re: Rev counter

    Op die alternator.
  7. Thread: DC fires

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    Re: DC fires

    I did most of my practical work as an apprentice electrician on DC installations. Never once was any kind of joint or lug soldered. A good quality mechanical hex crimper or for thicker cables a...
  8. Thread: Lokka

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    Re: Lokka

    I installed one in my Mahindra Bolero. It made a huge difference in off-road ability and if I had a choice I would have preferred the Lokka over the Eaton MLD as installed in my current Pik Up.

    As...
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    Re: Reviving a love for fishing

    Personally I am big into bass fishing and to a lesser extent deep sea. Fishing has changed a lot over the last decade.

    Before you go off to the tackle shop I can recommend a few very good YouTube...
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    Re: Game / bird viewing binoculars

    I use a Nikon Monarch 5 10x42 for hunting. Lightweight and rugged with very good glass quality meaning I can use them for extended periods without eye fatigue.

    In your budget the top of the line...
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    Re: New 10 speed Ranger gearbox

    37 Days.

    Bakkie was returned to my cousin this morning after an initial repair date of 5th May was proposed. Ford miraculously found the required parts after a letter from the motoring ombud....
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    Re: Arrow head cabin boat

    Petri, you can speak to Zelda as well, she will be able to assist you.
  13. Re: Would you help someone in distress? My story….

    I would definitely help you.

    In 2018 we were fishing at Loskop Dam. At the time I still owned the Bolero and got subjected to some pretty insulting remarks from a guy driving a Land Cruiser at...
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    Re: Which 12v fridge to choose from?!

    I own a Snomaster BD/C 95 bought in the beginning of 2017. It gets used 6 or 7 times a year on every trip I take regardless of accommodation style. Thus far it has only been a joy to use and I have...
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    Re: Mahindra parte

    Kan mens 'n groter turbo opsit? Dalk met die lewering volume op die pomp speel? Daai enjins is nie bekend vir hoe verrigting nie.
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    Re: Mahindra parte

    Nee, nou vra jy my 'n ding. Gewoonlik iewers net agter die fascia. Dit kan ook 'n foutiewe skakelaar wees.
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    Re: Mahindra parte

    Lyk dieselfde as in my Pik Up en dis 'n elektriese skakelaar. Miskien is die termostaat moeg.
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    Re: Camping in Swaziland( ESWATINI)

    As daar nie 'n verbod is soos met bek en klou seer gevalle nie dan kan jy. Spar en Pick & Pay het groot winkels in die groot dorpe waar mens vleis kan koop. Kwaliteit is nie altyd die beste nie en...
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    Re: New 10 speed Ranger gearbox

    A certain celebrity did unspeakable things to his girlfriend in an estate that shares a name with this dealership...
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    Re: Mahindra parte

    Neem 'n foto asseblief. Op beide my Bolero en my Pik Up is die funksies elektries maar dit is dalk nie dieselfde in die ouer voertuie nie.
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    Re: Camping in Swaziland( ESWATINI)

    Jammer ek kom nou eers terug na jou. Was bietjie weg gewees.

    Dis teerpad tot by die ingang na Maguga Lodge en van daar is dit 'n tweespoor paadjie van ongeveer 800M tot by die kamp area. Jy...
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    Re: New 10 speed Ranger gearbox

    22 Days after the failure.

    Ford has relented and my cousin is driving a 2.2 Extra Cab loaner. At least he doesn't need to beg borrow and steal rides to do his work.

    Ford have indicated they...
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    Re: Camping in Swaziland( ESWATINI)

    Die pad vanaf die teer na die kampplek by Maguga kan by tye nogal uitgespoel wees maar as jou kar redelikke grondvryhoogte het sal jy maklik tot daar kom. Daar is elektrisiteit by meeste van die...
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    Re: I got my answer...

    Last year on the way to Moz, the same thing happened with a Nissan X-Trail that was driving ahead of me. Turns out the driver selected the wrong gear (1st instead of 3rd) which ruined the engine and...
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    Re: New 10 speed Ranger gearbox

    Unlike Oldtimer who got sorted quickly, Ford hasn't even indicated whether the warranty claim has been processed, nevermind when they will be replacing the gearbox. He has to basically beg them for...
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    Re: Which Scooter for High School Kid??

    Something much, much cooler than a scooter would be an "old" school performance 2 stroke. Think TZR/ NSR/ RGV/ KRR/ AR/ RS. These are also appreciating in value as my generation reach the middle age...
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    Re: Mahindra Rear wheel bearing seals.

    Before I sold my Bolero my mechanic inspected and repacked the rear wheel bearings with new grease, the vehicle was on 40k KM at the time. It is a 2 to 3 hour job due to the stripping and refitment...
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    Re: New 10 speed Ranger gearbox

    My cousin had a total gearbox failure on his way to me this morning. No drive at all, vehicle on 13 000KM so not even had its first service. Currently being diagnosed but he is understandably not...
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    Re: 1962 (?) Beetle... Buttercup

    Very Nice!
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    Re: 2013 Mahindra XUV500 2.2d Mhawk (w6)

    My cousin bought a FWD version recently as a "town" car used to cart his wife to work everyday. The 60KM to town consists of 4KM of tweespoor, 12KM of terrible gravel and the rest badly potholed tar....
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    Re: Olie se hitte oordrag kapasiteit.

    Studeer die verkoeling op VW/ Porsche/ Deutz se lugverkoelde enjins. Onder omstandighede sonder die voordeel van waterverkoeling is olieverkoeling baie belangrik en neem dit baie hitte uit die enjin...
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    Re: Chair repair

    Maybe you could also contact the Johannesburg Society for the Blind. They make and repair cane furniture and may be able to help.
  33. Re: Isuzu MUX if i really do not like Fortunas??

    Both Toyota and Isuzu use the Aisin AWR6B45. Toyota and Aisin developed this unit for use across their LDV and SUV model lines to replace existing 4 and 5 speed units. Isuzu uses this unit in their...
  34. Re: Trip Report - Bemugi’s place Santa Maria Dec 2019 – Jan 2020

    I have visited Bemugi's 4 times but make use of their bungalows and I go there primarily for fishing.

    I don't want to excuse the shortcomings experienced by the OP but maybe just expand a bit on...
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    Re: Mahindra parte

    Pas die 2.5 NEF enjin nie?
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