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  1. Re: What are the must watch African YouTube Overland Chanels

    Just enjoyed the latest offering from Edward Bath on his Kruger trip. Really need to get out into the bush soon and will have to plan a trip to Kruger in the near future.
    Presentation of his videos...
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    Discovery 2: Re: Fitting a rear view camera to a Disco 2.

    I want the camera to see over the spare wheel more than anything else. It's nice to have the camera on the centre line of the vehicle. I'm still waiting for the delivery of the transmitter and...
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    Discovery 2: Re: Fitting a rear view camera to a Disco 2.

    Hi RJay. I placed the camera on a small wooden wedge shaped block. This block is attached to the rear window brake light shroud so the camera is inside the window. I routed the wiring behind the...
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    Re: Discovery: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    That looks great. I'm contemplating a drawer system for the back of my Disco. When I get round to it I'll have to get some info from you.
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    Allens is a definite stop when we are in the area again. Thanks for recommending that we stop there on our last trip through the area.
  6. Re: What are the must watch African YouTube Overland Chanels

    Enjoyed the condensed version of the trip Christoff. Thanks for the link.
  7. Re: What are the must watch African YouTube Overland Chanels

    Nice. All you guys deserve the recognition for putting our part of the world out there for all to see.
  8. Re: What are the must watch African YouTube Overland Chanels

    I'm a regular watcher of all the local guys, that have been mentioned, channels. As I find more local guys producing content I start to follow their channel. If their content isn't for me I move...
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    I fitted 3 of the single mushroom mounts on the outer edge of of the bed. They have worked well with securing chairs and goodies onto the beds during the last 2 trips. I have left the fittings in the...
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    Re: Tow bar receiver square tube.

    Thanks for the kind offer. I will contact you if I don't find anything I can use "off the shelf" at a reasonable price.
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    Re: Tow bar receiver square tube.

    I'm going to be making 4 units to start with and then there will possibly be more in the future.
    As seen in the picture I've attached the centre square hole is for the tow bar. The customer wants a...
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    Re: Tow bar receiver square tube.

    Thanks Heinz. I will probably go with tubing that is the the next smaller size and add plate on the outside to get the correct fit. The Yamaha Rhino has the socket for the tow bar receiver welded...
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    There is a difference in the mount position of fuel cans between my 2004 Xplorer and later models. On my van I couldn't mount the PVC pipe onto the bottom of the fuel can holders because they are...
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    Tow bar receiver square tube.

    Hopefully someone on the forum will be able steer me in the correct direction. I need to get 2 inch (54mm) thick wall square tubing to make a tow bar receiver for a quad bike. All of the steel...
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    I looked at the clamps that were available and decided that none were strong enough for the job. There is quite a bit of weight that is in the tube when it is full of tent poles and on a rough road....
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    Re: Oblong, angled light for a canopy

    I have fitted LED combination lights from National Luna on the outside of the Jurgens Xplorer. They have 3 levels of brightness in both white and yellow. They work brilliantly and are available at...
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    Re: Mass Photo Resizing

    That is why I suggest that you try Jpeg Compressor. I've done batches of 500 and more photos with very little input from myself. Think it's about 3 step from selecting the photos to leaving it to do...
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    Re: Towbar extension - any negatives??

    Instead of a pipe extension why not fit a Disco 2 facelift tow hitch. A friend has recently fitted one to his Defender so that he doesn't battle to hitch his Xplorer caravan. He got a second hand one...
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    Sticky: Re: Forum members on YouTube

    Completed the form.
    Have any of the guys that post all these lovely YouTube videos of our amazing country joined a media group like SAFREA (The Southern African Freelancers' Association. I am an...
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    Sticky: Re: Forum members on YouTube

    I have subscribed to your channel after watching the bicycle mount video. Nice design, thanks for sharing. I couldn't download the plans from the link on YouTube though.
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    MediaRelease: Re: Alfa Giulia 2000 GTV resto

    Seeing this thread I've remembered that I have a Alfa GT Junior rear axle / diff sitting here in my garage. I did a swop of the diff for a LS unit in my Lotus 7 replica and took this one out. Any...
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    Re: Mass Photo Resizing

    The good thing with Jpeg Compressor is that the added text is not a layer that can be removed like in most other programs. This is great when adding words like "sample" and copyright details to a...
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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    Finished a new toy box for my granddaughter. Was a fun project. 583697
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    Re: Mass Photo Resizing

    Have a look at Advanced Jpeg Compressor. You can do a free download and then upgrade if you need more features. I've used it successfully for many years to resize and add data to the photos I've put...
  25. Thread: Rivet Counters

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    Re: Rivet Counters

    Yes they are one size smaller than what you need.
  26. Thread: Rivet Counters

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    Re: Rivet Counters

    I've got this bag of rivets that I got for a project many years ago. The project didn't get off the ground so if anyone can use them make me an offer. 582859582860582861
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    Re: Stuck Ratchet Crimpers

    Glad you got the crimper released. They are the correct crimper for those pins in the plug. You really shouldn't be soldering the wire into the back of the pins as they are designed for the crimp...
  28. Thread: Trade thread

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    Sticky: Re: Trade thread

    I'm looking for a router for some small woodwork projects. I'll part with Randellas or trade if I have something you need.
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    Re: Gum Poles, for Jungle Gym

    You can try Noags Market in Kempton Park. I've bought other stuff from them but have seen thy have a wide variety of poles. https://noags.co.za/
  30. Re: Guessing I have no option but to replace this tyre?

    Cut through the bulged area of the sidewall and you will see the delamination. Secondly that will prevent some unscrupulous persons from selling the tyre to some other unsuspecting person.
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    Henri, I bought a new red and blue fitting with the o-rings fitted from Kempton Caravans a while ago. I couldn't find the o-rings on their own but I hadn't tried someone like Bearing Man.
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    Re: Generator Fuel Tank

    I had the tank on my generator replaced a few months back. All the Chinese generators have almost identical fuel tanks. The tank was about R1000.00 so not cheap but worth not battling with rust in...
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    Re: 300 Tdi oil cooler - necessity of?

    The way I see it you shouldn't delete something that the manufacturer though was important. Cooling the oil is a very effective way of controlling the temperature of the motor. On my Lotus 7 replica...
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    Re: cracked tierod attach point

    The abuse with the hammer probably left damage that was a stress riser for the crack to start. Over tightening on the refit accelerated the stress crack. People should realise that there are...
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    Defender Re: Transfercase mount tear

    If you can remove them and bring them to me in Edenvale, then I'll weld them for you.
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