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  1. Re: Discovery3 twin battery installation - second battery fault

    I am no expert but something doesn't sound very kosher about your system.

    if you use a solenoid then the second battery should be isolated from the main battery and should not drain it when...
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    Re: Tar Removal Metallic paint

    i have used Auto Finesse Obitarate with excellent results. have a look at the Crazy detailer website for some assistance.

    http://www.crazydetailer.co.za/
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    Re: Home solar setup advise

    Thanks to everyone who contributed to this thread, you helped my understanding a lot and assisted me from buying the wrong inverter foolishly.
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    Re: Land Cruiser V8 60 000km service

    Eish!

    93cpk excluding insurance and tyres or R3085pm averaged over 12 months...

    Eish! (again for good measure)
  5. Re: Best All Terrain tyre size for 10 speed Wildtrak?

    I fitted a set of Michelin ltx at2 about 40k kms ago and they still look new. I think the ltx force does have a 265/60/18 in its size chart. However I would caution against going 285 as the...
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    Re: Hilux Accessories Special _ AmadaXtreme

    Any Ford Ranger equivalent specials for black friday/november?
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    Re: Fridge slides mounting advice

    50 x 50 x 2mm thick angle iron, try and get galvanised ones as you only drilling and not welding. i am a little concerned about your plywood board on whihc the fridge will sit on, is the slides just...
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    Re: X-class: YESS!! Finally!!

    The X class was never intended to be a volume seller, that is backed by MB only designing a double cab variant and no single cab or other utility versions. The market for the X class was the...
  9. Thread: Conservation

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    Re: Conservation

    Been through this process a few times with storing BMW's, this is what works for me, drain and flush cooling system including heat exchanger thoroughly, refill with a stronger solution of antifreeze...
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    Re: Highest mileage tyres

    Using the Michelin on my ranger... here is the thread i did..

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/295763-265-65-17-Michelin-AT2-vs-BF-Goodrich-KO2?highlight=
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    Re: Converting weber LGP to NG

    have you tried speaking to Weber for a natural gas nozzle? i know when i installed my Defy 5 burner hob it came with spare natural gas nozzles.
  12. Re: Triton 2.5 DiD uses two head gaskets in four years

    My gut tells me your viscous fan is kaput... open and replace oil or get a new agents one!
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    Re: Ctek D250 - Takealot Special

    the advert says 2 year warranty...
  14. Re: Thinking about Gen3 (3.2 DID) Lexus conversion

    I would follow Jelo's advice as well. The 4m41 is a very strong motor and its biggest Achilles heel is overheating it. Its unfortunately pretty difficult to diagnose remotely whats going on with your...
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    Re: Fuel Consumption - Hilux 2.8 Auto

    Its not so much a sweet spot of the engine but the actual aerodynamic effect as speed increases. i knew the ffg quote held true and some searching proved its worth, As speed doubles, the aerodynamic...
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    Re: Injector cleaner

    Is there a data sheet available for the product?
  17. Re: Free-flow exhaust systems for petrol - stainless vs mild steel

    The quality and grades of mild steel available to the market varies significantly and with price point being a key driver, you shouldn't expect a shop to spend on the best available on that grade of...
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    Re: Fortuner 2.8GD6 Battery

    Why not just give it a charge and see where you are with it after that, parked for 2 weeks and with some sort of parasitic drain (read tracking device) it could kill a battery. A good charger with a...
  19. Re: To map or not to map Fortuner GD-6 4x4 is the question???

    Start with ATM performance, I believe they are advertising on the forum, and I haven't seen any negative comments about them or the work they do. Discuss your options and the ability to return to...
  20. Re: To map or not to map Fortuner GD-6 4x4 is the question???

    Yep.. They the best at robbing you of your green...

    RGM hasn't turned out a car in the last 5+ years that hasn't failed to deliver against their huge claims vs other actual tuners.. This is both...
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    Re: 265/65/17 Michelin AT2 vs BF Goodrich KO2

    Seeing another thread about tyres made me realise i hadn't updated this one in a while... So its over a year now that i have the Michelin's on and i am still a happy customer, Did some heavy mud and...
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    Re: Strange front tyre wear 2012 Hilux

    Strangely most car owners don't realise shocks are a wearing item, 100-120k kms and they need to be replaced. Because they wear so slowly over such a period of time you don't actually realise they...
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    Re: Strange front tyre wear 2012 Hilux

    They not shocks anymore, they paperweights at that mileage and age. Heel and toe wear is characteristic of the shocks inability to deal with the bump and rebound faster than a certain amplitude. If...
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    Re: HCDP 20A DC-DC Dual battery box

    If you still have the HCDP 20AMP unit and considering selling, please drop me a pm...

    Thanks!
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    Re: Tyre Balancing Issues - Goofyear Wranglers

    Try these guys for an alternative... can vouch for them as i have used them and transaction was smooth...

    https://buytyresafrica.co.za/
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    Re: Help Wanted Thule Snowpack

    Hi Members...

    Bit of an update to this wanted thread, So i posted this wanted thread at the end of February 2019, with no responses to the thread i actually forgot about it till i received a...
  27. Thread: Wrnd

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    Re: Wrnd

    Companies like this should not be supported purely because of the levels of service they offer especially when the buyer must resort to a thread like this asking for help.

    With the exception of...
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    Re: Ranger Wildtrak - Horrific Resale Value?

    As already mentioned you can blame the used price market on Ford themselves, they are so aggressively marketing new units that it takes the bottom of the used car market, Buying on the used market...
  29. Re: Fridge slide comparison: Frontrunner vs GOBI-X vs Big Country 4x4

    My first fridge slide i had made on my own, made up of 3mm plate bent to size. No problems with this one. i later bought a bigger fridge and needed another slide so i bought a unit from 4x4 direct...
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    Re: Ctek 250S + aux. battery problem

    Fair point taken!
  31. Ford & Mazda Re: Recommendations on Plug and Play Chip for Ranger T7

    +1 on Brandon from ATM...

    good customer service!
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    Re: Ctek 250S + aux. battery problem

    I would think that your overly complex set up with cables running back and forth is partly where the problem lays, Voltage drop over the cables going back and forth and unknown diameter would also...
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    Re: Snomaster question

    i cut my cable about 20/30cm away from the cigarette plug end and put a Brad Harrison on each end, this way of something happened to my power box/BH plug or anything foreseen i can still use the...
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    Re: Dual Battery voltmeter

    i also wanted an external VM inside the cab but considering that my battery box sits in the load bin i decided not to run an extra set of wires into the cab. So instead i use my snomaster remote...
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    Re: New Snowmaster Companion 50L Plastic

    Got any pics or links to share... there is nothing on their website!
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