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    Re: Gauteng-a-leng GTG

    I am so tempted to do Ongoye, like I told you it is paradise on earth and home to some awesome birds and plants. For what it's worth that was the only location of the Woodii cycad. Only 2 male...
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    Re: Gauteng-a-leng GTG

    As long as you don't come>:D>:D
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    Re: Earthing of PV Panels, support structure

    People ofte make the mistake of thinking the lightning conductor is there for the lightning to strike or that the arrestors and crows foot spikes on buildings are there to attract the lightning to...
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    Re: Bathroom breaks at night in Botswana!

    It is not just in Botswana that it becomes an issue, a tame reserve Like Kruger has enough leopard in camps that I will not let Jen go walkabout after the camp has quieten down at night. In a tent...
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    Re: Inverter - battery cables supplier

    Jy is heeltemal reg met die laer spanning, dit was huis toevoer 220 - aard en mens moes baie versigtig wees met paal spasiŽring. Kommersiele oorhoofse lyne is almal multi strand met 'n staal kern om...
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    Re: Inverter - battery cables supplier

    That is what makes things interesting and sometimes educational and most of all fun >:D
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    Re: Inverter - battery cables supplier

    Enigste verwysing na dun draad behalwe vir die gelag en Prof se naam probeer met 'n plank slaan.

    Ek het al met 25mm enkel core draad gewerk, dit en groter deursnee word gereeld gebruik vir...
  8. Re: Chalenger / Wildernis 310 Alterations / Pimping

    I cheated a bit>:D I built a pan bender some time back and this invention works wonders an can bend up to 1.2m in length. On shallow pans up to 75mm side depth it does the job but if he pan/box is...
  9. Re: Chalenger / Wildernis 310 Alterations / Pimping

    Yours look much better mine still needs finishing off and painting
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    Re: ASPW on intercoolers....

    He heard stories from the racing fraternity and got a bit muddled up. A top mount intercooler is a compromise, the inside of an engine bay is a very harsh area temperature wise and his theory of...
  11. Re: Chalenger / Wildernis 310 Alterations / Pimping

    No problem, tell me what and how you want it and I will make it happen for you.

    @ Emmie, I would love to say that the cut off compensated for the weight of the boxes but that would be fooling...
  12. Re: Chalenger / Wildernis 310 Alterations / Pimping

    The painted boxes was fitted and attention was shifted to the rear slide. These side boxes gives one a load of extra packing space, they are fully carpeted and one can just load your clothes.
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  13. Re: Hercules 20 power pack jurgens xt 140 etc camping trailers

    I have also modified my Hercules quite a bit.

    Right next to the mains input plug I fitted an additional 30A fuse that goes/ comes from the battery.
    All the existing fuses were used for hella,...
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    Re: Post a Photo of your Camping Setup

    Where did you get that tent? that brings back so many happy memories;D. Maaany years ago my dad made me and my brother one for Christmas with canvas from joburg anti waste, a lappies smous from...
  15. Chalenger / Wildernis 310 Alterations / Pimping

    So this Wildernis 310 darkened my portals and did not want to leave again>:D. I got it as a good deal so I had little to lose other than time and some materials.
    First step was to lose the roof rack...
  16. Re: Hercules 20 power pack jurgens xt 140 etc camping trailers

    One very important point to remember this is not an inteligent charger. It does not switch off when the battery reaches full state. If you leave it on your trailer / caravan permanently it will fry...
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    Re: Clutch replacement, LUK or SACHS

    I have had better service from Sachs and the odd failure from LUK. Another good make is Valeo or if you want a bullet proof clutch I have a guy that custom builds for you
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    Re: Engine rebuilding lube

    During break in you need the rings to seat properly in the bores and for the bearings to conform to the surfaces, if you run too good oil it does not break in and can/will cause problems later when...
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    Re: Fuse on Vehicle - BH Plug

    If you have a short circuit on the positive the fuse will help diddly squat, you will create maximum smoke and probably fire.
    The fuse should be in the positive line as close to source as possible....
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    Re: Post a Photo of your Camping Setup

    What a spot to camp, wow
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    Re: Engine rebuilding lube

    I think you are the last person that anyone could refer to as an idiot>:D

    The persons that taught me the most about engine rebuilding were also involved in competition engines hence my using...
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    Re: My Own Canopy - Hilux Revo

    Great piece of work congratulations
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    Re: Colt 3000i v6 starting problem

    A mechanic is the one to look at this but I would do the plug thing first and secondly I would sort the wiring out as well as spraying a can of air mass cleaner through the mesh in the meter this...
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    Re: Colt 3000i v6 starting problem

    Just by reading your post my first reply would have been oil in the cylinder. As you know white smoke= oil and black smoke = fuel. Your baby smokes a darker than what I would expect for just oil and...
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    Re: Blinkgat camper-First Impressions

    Valid point for most vehicle based campers. We stood next to an AHA camper and that thing took 3 x as long as my trailer to pitch and even longer to strike. My own RTT was relatively easy to put up...
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    Re: Engine rebuilding lube

    As long as you don't add an R ;D Previous one was called Ass lube and the name just stuck>:D
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    Re: Engine rebuilding lube

    Part prices can be high but the time and effort invested in rebuilding an engine is not something to waste. I use the best parts I can afford even if it has to be imported. I am not going to take...
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    Re: Gauteng-a-leng GTG

    No issues I might even come with a Plat bakkie:o:o:o the main thing is to get there and then we can slowly convert your daughters to the magic of camping, next time...... you are done for
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    Re: Wild Camping basics

    Gaan kyk hier, https://www.facebook.com/groups/1649026305383523/?ref=nf_target&fref=nf
  30. Re: Poor fuel consumption after adding exstras to my new bakkie

    Aerodynamics is another big devil that we don't always keep in mind when modifying our vehicles. I used to fly radio controlled gliders and one of my prized ships was a sleek smooth and clean 4m...
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    Sticky: Re: Bird photo's for comment & crit

    I spend a lot of time lurking on this thread and Peter one thing I can say about you is that you genuinely enjoy and appreciate your birding and photography thanks for sharing those brilliant shots
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    Re: Gauteng-a-leng GTG

    Sokkie met dit ....Sean please change my status to going and camping...either mini or my new invention

    Miems ons kan weer laaaat sit en gesels
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    Re: What size generator

    I did a lot of site work where there was no power ..yet. I got away comfortably with a 3kva, big enough so that a grinder does not drown it out but still economical on fuel and relatively compact....
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    Re: Gauteng-a-leng GTG

    Kamp is koning enigste manier wat ek oorbly
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    Re: Square Tubing Tickness

    Just remember square stuff is great for the large shifting spanners to remove, I have a 36" shifter recovered on a scene where it was used to remove the bars.
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