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    Re: blondy with new defender

    I should be able to assist with fabricating brackets for the jerry cans. I'd have to have a look at the roof rack to see how will be best to do the attachments. I'm going to be out of action for...
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    We really enjoyed our week we spent there a while ago. It was an ideal base camp for exploring the area.
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    Re: Anderson Plug Crimping Tool

    Why bother with the Crimp or Solder nonsense. Just screw them together and forget the rest. 630299
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    Re: Electronics 101 on a trailer

    He's not going to be doing training in a normal campsite next to you. This rig is for a specialized application.
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    Re: Accommodation for 2 Clarens - town

    We stayed in a very nice place next to the river in the road after the big church. They have a few different room options all of which are great. It's far enough out of town to be quite but it's only...
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    Re: Anderson Plug Crimping Tool

    You will probably notice that I haven't bothered to comment on this thread. The correct method has been explained in numerous other threads but......
    I have even made the offer of crimping the lugs...
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    Re: Stahlwille

    It's the standard for all aircraft. Even Airbus use the imperial system for measuring as well as just about all fasteners.
  8. Re: Discovery 2 16" Spare wheel. What does yours look like?

    They were all built in the UK at the Solihull at the time.
    Some were built to a "UK use" spec and other's were built to an export L/H or R/H drive "Export" spec from what I understand.
    As has been...
  9. Re: Discovery 2 16" Spare wheel. What does yours look like?

    I see in the photos that you posted while I was doing my reply that the nuts on your spare are completely different other than the locking-nut.
    I'm sure you should be able to find a rim that is the...
  10. Re: Discovery 2 16" Spare wheel. What does yours look like?

    The spare on my 2004 Td5 auto is the same mag wheel as the rest of them. The wheel nuts for attaching the spare to the carrier are DIFFERENT to the standard wheel nuts used for the other wheels. The...
  11. Thread: Stahlwille

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    Re: Stahlwille

    Unless you work on aircraft, American vehicles and older British vehicles then they are all you use.
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    Re: Electronics 101 on a trailer

    With what you are using the trailer for and the power requirements, wouldn't it be easier / better to get a small petrol generator to power the system. The generator could help charge the 12v DC...
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    Re: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    Thanks Gary, I'll give them a try.
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    Re: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    I've been trying to find a set of those rear tail light protectors ever since I got my Disco 2 facelift. Did your vehicle come with those fitted or did you manage to find a set somewhere? I even...
  15. Thread: Camping oven

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    Re: Camping oven

    I made a few camp ovens for someone a while ago for baking bread and cooking in. They need you to make a fire to operate them so I didn't answer the thread at first.
    The smaller one takes a full...
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    Re: Discovery 2 v8 Airlock

    How much fuel is still in the tank before you start refueling?
    Without first ascertaining how much fuel is in the tank you are going to be chasing spooks.
    My Disco has the aftermarket additional...
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    Re: Where SA cars end up

    If you are a petrolhead that enjoys classic racing cars you will most likely have seen some of Peter Bailey's creations out on the tracks around the country. The cars that Baily Cars produces are...
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    Re: Rectangular sealed headlights

    Try give the guys at Breno Parts a shout as I got 2 similar lights from them for a project some time ago.
    I realize that they are at the opposite end of the country to you but I'm sure they will...
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    Re: Thoughts on trailer deck

    I agree with Ejay.
    Remove the data plate and any other bits like the hitch that isn't rusted and usable. Toss the rest as that frame looks like you will be fighting a loosing battle to get it...
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    Re: Where to buy this edge protector

    I have previously bought similar strip from Pro Auto Rubber. Have a look at their website to see if they have what you need.
    https://parmegastore.com/
  21. Thread: Fuel pump

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    Discovery 2: Re: Fuel pump

    I'll take a photo of my home designed and made tool over the weekend and post a photo here.
    There are lots of the Land Rover tools that are easy to make and the manual gives all the dimensions.
  22. Thread: Fuel pump

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    Discovery 2: Re: Fuel pump

    The Disco has a removable panel in the floor above the fuel pump. The Defender doesn't have the access panel but I see in your signature that you have a Disco 2 Td5.
    Remove the rear cargo area...
  23. Re: Public Awareness - Front Runner Kyalami Problems on the road

    My understanding of the video is that the electrical work was done prior to the sliders being fitted. After the electrical work was done there we problems with the installation that had to be sorted...
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    Re: Mandreas' making big things small thread

    What will be the consequence of a failure after your repair?
    That should be the thing that guides your decision as it could cost a lot more to repair the motor a second time around.
    If it was me,...
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    Re: Nightmare on wheels

    Good luck with your project.
    I've got a 2004 Disco 2 Td5 auto that I really enjoy. Being an older vehicle it does have it's niggles that have to be sorted out now and again but so will any other...
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    Hi Peter.
    Yes that is Bontle campsite which is the only camping area in Marakele. The campsite has 3 "loops" or areas as in the attached link. The Rhino and Tsessebe Loops are next to the pan and...
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    Re: Shoot the Churches...

    That is a beautiful setting. The church has an interesting history.
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    Re: Changing of the guard, Q7 has been replaced

    Nice Anton. Enjoy your new wheels.
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    Re: How to fight monkeys and baboons

    We're enjoying a few days in the bush at Marakele. There is a troop of monkey's that come through the campsite every morning and after. Any unattended campsite with food out gets raised. We've had no...
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    This is the Bontle campsite in Marakele National Park. We're on site 15 close to the ablution block for this area. It's close to the Tent accommodation that is also available here.
    The only problem...
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    Nice and peaceful here in the bush at Marakele.625438
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    We are going to Marakele from Thursday to Tuesday for a short bush breakaway with a group from the 4x4 Action Group.
    We'll be camping in the Bontle camp for the first time so looking forward to...
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    Sticky: Re: LR parts offered / required

    A friend of mine that isn't part of the Forum has a Land Rover Defender 90 additional fuel tank for sale. It's a ARC aluminum tank that was removed from a vehicle he did some work on. He wants R2500...
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    Discovery 2: Re: Build and assembly of 4.6L V8

    That may be the best R900 that you can spend at this point. It'll cost you more than that to keep trying to do the job again and again by not following the manufacturers specifications.
    The manual...
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    Fortuner Re: Spotlight switch

    Lumeno sells 2 different types of switches for Toyotas.
    https://www.lumenoled.co.za/
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