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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    The proof of the pudding is in the eating!

    Difference between Windoze (aka BugZilla) and Linux: Like when you drive another car: The gear change may be slightly different, the ignition key is...
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    Sticky: Re: Suzuki Problems!

    2009 Jimny. 195 000 km.
    Was jerky at low revs or sometimes a stutter-hesitation. Tested all manner of things, but Puddlejumper kept on being jerky-jumpy.. It came and went, never a specific...
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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    I've been kept busy by upgrading a few laptops.

    1st one: Neighbour's laptop with Win 10 want's to do a recover, but just sits there, recovering nuffink... Hmm... Tried a few things, no go.....
  4. Thread: TD5 blowby?

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    Re: TD5 blowby?

    Blowby is excess pressure in the crankcase of the engine that is usually caused by worn rings or worn out piston/ring/cylinders.

    Oil in the coolant wil cause your radiator and coolant expansion...
  5. Defender Re: Using 2nd petrol tank for water tank -smell?

    You won't ever get rid of the petrol smell nor the taste from that tank. Safer to use a food grade plastic tank for water.
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    Re: Massey 165 advies benodig

    Prof, ek dink jy moet daai stukke kom haal.

    Netnou sit Reenen hulle dalk onder sy lykswa of dalk die Patrol...



    Wag, laat ek liewer my woorde terugtrek oor die moontlike opsies wat Reenen...
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    Re: Vermont salt pan, Hermanus action

    Da unmasked man widda Hat (aka Bheki Cele) will not be impressed at them geese not staying @ home, and also not maintaining social distance!

    Very well done Tobie!
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    Re: Massey 165 advies benodig

    Jip.

    Een van die min pluspunte van 'n M-F is die Perkins enjins. Dis wel no-nonsense trekkers, maar was nooit my eerste keuse nie. Die Engelse IH reeks (B275, B414, 434 & 444) trekkers was...
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    Re: Restoring Opel Kadett GTE

    Ooohh!! Memories are made with GTE's!

    Bought one new in 1984, and it got stolen in 2001!!! with about 230K on the clock. Shirt... Still de moer in about that loss.

    Had some real woema!!! I...
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    Re: Gamkapoortdam from Prince Albert

    Nope, don't think you can do it anymore. The roads may still be there and some gates may be unlocked, but at the Gamkapoort dam you'll probably get stuck in deep mud.
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    Re: DIY LifePo4 battery build

    Met 'heilige water' wat eers met Eskom se powere kraggies gekook is dat al die hel daaruit kom... ;)
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    Re: VoŽklip Camping - new campsite in Hermanus

    Seems to me the death was also silent:

    Website returns with "Website temporarily suspended"
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    Re: Kampeerplek op Riviersonderend

    Ons in was die naweek in Mosselbaai en Jongensfontein. Het verlede Vrydag van Stormsvlei af in die reŽn gery tot in Mosselbaai, en heelnaweek daar en in Jongensfontein reŽn gehad.

    Het eers...
  14. Thread: Mahindra parte

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    Re: Mahindra parte

    Hoe lyk dit met 'n 3-cyl ADE-152enjin daarin...

    Of nog beter:
    IH 444 B275 enjin...

    Maar ek wil darem nog weer kom kamp...
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    Re: beach wild camping

    Sent you a mail
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    Sticky: Re: Suzuki parts & acc. Swap or giveaway

    Leads on their way to Juandre Bean!
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    Sticky: Re: Suzuki parts & acc. Swap or giveaway

    I've got a set of HT ignition leads for SJ410 to give away.

    Powertec PT533, New, never been used.

    I'm located in Somerset West, Western Cape
  18. Thread: My Jimny

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    Re: My Jimny

    Now that is something to put in your pipe and smoke!

    Well done!

    And well constructed...
  19. Re: Jimny, AKA Puddle Jumper gets an awning. Thys-gemaak

    Dis die lekker van jou eie ding doen.
  20. Re: Jimny, AKA Puddle Jumper gets an awning. Thys-gemaak

    Nico, dankie vir die kompliment! Ek antwoord graag:
    1. Niks meer as gewoonlik nie. Ek het die sak wat om die awning pas doelbewus knap gemaak en dit help dat daar die materiaal kan rondflap wat...
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    Re: DIY swinging awning

    For a number of years now, I've been planning a DIY swinging awning for my Jimny.

    Today I've completed it, scaled down on size from all the input and plans from this thread.


    Here's a link...
  22. Jimny, AKA Puddle Jumper gets an awning. Thys-gemaak

    After numerous thinking caps got worn out, the last one's plan got the nod from the wearer of said thinking cap.

    I made a 270deg bat/ostrich wing awning for my Jimny. I looked at the designs on...
  23. Re: Looking for a android app that can be used for offroad travel

    OSMAnd for sure!

    It got me to a very remote destination in the Algarve in Portugal 3 weeks ago at night when Google Maps didn't work...
    I downloaded the maps at home before my travels to UK and...
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    Re: Kampeerplek op Riviersonderend

    Dit lyk sommer bakgat! Sal moet kom finale inspeksie hou... ;D;D

    Groete van Thys en Susan. Ek kuier tans by hulle.
  25. Thread: Bush camps

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    Re: Bush camps

    Baliesgat highly recommended

    You can also contact Reenen (member here) for camping at Greyton. Also highly recommended
  26. Re: Jimny alternator recondition - Western Cape

    The Jimny has two belts: One that drives the power steering and aircon. The tensioner is for that belt. A screeching fanbelt is usually the second belt that drives the waterpump and alternator,...
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    Re: SJ 410 electronic ignition

    A few years ago I installed a Pertronix electronic igntion system on a Renault R5, and never had any issues with it.

    It's basically a pickup unit that you fit in place of the points and it uses...
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    Re: Project Grandpa's Engine

    Some more photo's:

    I realized that the flywheel and the smokestack was originally not painted, and the wheels were red, so I had to redo those. The complete engine was then sprayed with about 6...
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    Project Grandpa's Engine

    I've just completed the renovation of a model steam engine my late father-in-law made some time in 1980/81.

    My father-in-law was a fitter & turner at the co-op in Riviersonderend.

    The...
  30. Re: manufacturer date on the RC 1 old Series LR, not correct

    The factory in Blackheath doesn't exist any more...
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    Re: Jimny repair expert

    Use a 4PK840 belt. Been using it for 3 years now.
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    Re: Chernobyl - a wildlife haven. Would you go?

    Daai plek is net bietjie ver uit die Wes-kaap uit.

    Wil net laat weet dat ek sal kan nie gaan nie...
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    Re: Welding machine for R998

    Modesty... ;D;D

    Jy mag maar "weld" meneer.
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    Defender Years gone by, when oil was still bought in 5l...

    Years gone by, when oil was still bought in 5l tin cans, one could've used such an olieblik.

    But those were the days before turbo's, inter coolers and other stuff to keep the driver calm. And ...
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    Re: Welding machine for R998

    You'll only need the angle grinder if you build "swallows nests"...

    Like I did years ago, till I got the hang of it.

    I've also "inherited" a Disston like that from my son when they moved to...
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