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    Re: DIY Camping Trailer rebuild

    Het jy enigsins weer aan jou kamp sleepwa gewerk?
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    Re: Building a camp trailer / teardrop

    Did you ever finish your trailer?
  3. Looking for fuel efficient daily driver 4x4

    Hi all.

    I am in the market for daily driver 4x4 with good reliability and fuel consumption. I need to "haul" tools and spares around to client's sites, mainly in town, on a daily basis.

    My...
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    Re: let's talk: batteries

    In the past I have also always replaced with 3rd party brands, but this is the 2nd manufacturer battery I replaced this year which lasted a very long time, hence got me thinking. My wife's Polo'...
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    Re: Weber trick

    Ek doen dit ook, werk nogal lekker ;)
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    let's talk: batteries

    So, I finally had to replace my 2012 Hyundai H1's battery. Yes, the factory fitted battery died on me today. I think it did well to last 6 years. But now the question arise: Has anyone replaced their...
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    Re: Eskom wants you to register backup power

    I think it's time we hand out free solar panels to the uneducated masses. Let's see how they deal with that
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    Re: Do you leave Auto in Drive at robot

    Leave in Drive with foot on the brake. The torque converter only really starts kicking in at about 1000rpm so there's not strain on the motor / gearbox. In
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    Re: Meat is meat and a man must eat.

    I wonder how this R790/Kg Sirlion will do in your test? http://capewagyu.com/wagyu-beef/
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    Re: Power drill off inverter?

    Agreed. The drill should work fine for this, but let it get motion first.
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    Re: Cheers Eskom

    Be careful! AC and DC is not the same, and AC rated equipment should NOT be used for DC current. You will get burned (pun intended). DC rated fuses, fuse holders and breakers are expensive, I know,...
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    Re: My H1 died. Please help!

    Yes I did.
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    Re: My H1 died. Please help!

    Yup, hence me asking here as well. It's sometimes better to get input from a few sources to try and solve an issue.
    It still drives very well, with almost not a puff of smoke at all - only a little...
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    Re: My H1 died. Please help!

    Yes, that's the next step. I just need to catch up with work again. So probably will be doing it in 2 weeks time. Been saying I want to decat it for a few months now.
  15. Re: Car advice-7/8 seater please help Kombi?

    That was the main reason I brought it, kid you not! I transport solar panels in the back - can take a full 25 x 250w solar panels. Or 1.5Ton worth of batteries. Or whatever else I chuck in ;) I took...
  16. Re: Car advice-7/8 seater please help Kombi?

    yes, I have the diesel. The petrol version was too sluggish for my taste. It's automatic and I get about 650Km om a 74L tank diesel, mixed driving. We're 1Km from a highway from where I normally do...
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    Re: My H1 died. Please help!

    I didn't mean to insult you, as I very well knew what you meant ;)

    BUT, she's alive again!!

    The EGR valve was dirty, to the point that it wouldn't even fire. Luckily I didn't have the pump and...
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    Re: Engine rpm

    well said!
  19. Re: Car advice-7/8 seater please help Kombi?

    Congrats with the baby! And, as they say, "every baby comes with God's Grace!"

    I drive a Hyundai H1 bus, 9 seater. Been a VW fan for many many years, and I would definitely recommend the VW kombi...
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    Re: My H1 died. Please help!

    I had it at a couple places. Everyone has his own theory. My dad is a diesel mechanic, in the trade for 40+ years. The usual issues have been checked but we don't have the equipment like Hyundai does...
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    Re: My H1 died. Please help!

    It's a diesel, so no fire from the spark plug.
    The motor turns but doesn't start. If I hold the key in, longer than I should, it makes a couple turns and sounds like an old tractor trying to take...
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    Re: My H1 died. Please help!

    1) The injector spray pattern was strong - took one out and tested.
    2) I don't have a pressure tester, or anything to put it in-line but it pumped strong when I removed the diesel pipe.
    3) I...
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    Re: My H1 died. Please help!

    I did try this, with a drop of petrol though (yes, I know... but I don't have quick start, no transport) and it didn't start at all.
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    Re: My H1 died. Please help!

    Thanx! I'll work through it and see what comes up. There were no errors from the ECU so it makes diagnostics a bit more tricky.
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    Re: My H1 died. Please help!

    I'm in Brakpan on the Gauteng east rand.
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    Re: Cheers Eskom

    Ek wil dit ook graag sien.
  27. Re: 10ppm, 50ppm or 500ppm on 2014 Diesel Prado 150

    Last time I had to have injectors reconned, BOSH guys told me 10PPM and 50PPM diesel attribute to quicker wear and tear on injectors. At a cost of R17k + labor for removal and refitting, for 4...
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    Poll: Re: Life after a vehicle failure

    Rebuilding a failed engine, or chassis for that matter is one thing. It's a completely different story if you run into electrical problems. And this is where the issue come in with the newer / more...
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    Re: My H1 died. Please help!

    Thanx, will do. how much money do you want before the problem is solved? Hyundai quoted me R40K with no guarantees. And the forum has many such horror stories of people spending endless amounts of...
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    Re: My H1 died. Please help!

    I forgot to mention, my OBDII adapter didn't show up any warnings. Well, other than the ones I caused (like disconnecting the MAS sensor or diesel temp sensor to test it)

    Do you know how to...
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    My H1 died. Please help!

    What a way to start 2018....

    So, on our way to school, yesterday, My 2011 Hyundai 2.5CDRi just died. Completely dead. The motor tuns about half a turn and then cuts out. It has 166,000 (or...
  32. Re: 2005 Kia Sorento EGR Valve and Related Problems

    I know this is an old post, but do you still have the photos?
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    Re: Cummins build

    ouch! what went wong?
  34. Re: You may soon have to register your generator and solar panels

    That's good news!
  35. Re: Looking for tamper proof bolts in Gauteng

    The application is to secure something, with the ability to remove the bolts when necessary.
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