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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    I'm green with envy!;D

    Looks fun -:)

    Enjoy!:cool:

    (Don't pierce the little packet with the oil-leak in it!>:D;D;D)
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    Re: Tourist Vandals?

    Typical ignorant tourist response.::) You don't think very deeply, do you?

    Feck off!;D
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    Re: MDF Varnish Problem

    I agree!>:D it's the MDF to blame!::) -horrid stuff:-X, really, in all respects of working with it, until finally finished and coated.

    It could be the cheap import MDF nowadays is not pressed as...
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    Re: MDF Varnish Problem

    What happened here-I'm fairly certain-is...

    The first coat penetrated into the MDF, and had a long time ( several days, you say) to dry.
    It dried with a few 'furred' patches/nibs, which did not...
  5. Thread: For sale

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    Re: For sale

    No Pressure....>:D ::)...but do try a quick search to find the the classified section!8-);D
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    Re: Ford se tweede langste thread.

    Let me guess....!:-\

    I have spent some time having a gearbox changed-then figuring out why nothing worked properly:-X

    I presume the gearbow was not removed, and thus the little ball in the...
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    Re: why do drum brakes still exist?

    I'm pretty positive that I had the inboard discs up front,drums at rear-?8-) -maybe a transplant of entire drivetrain by previous owner?:confused:

    -mine was the 1.5ti model ( cannot remember year...
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    Re: Lamb Potjie. Please share some ideas.

    Good idea -the Marmite!8-)

    But....::)...sheesh Tony!-?;D--an old dog like you!>:D --and one for decades in the business of the written word to boot::)......latching on to this new one so...
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    Re: why do drum brakes still exist?

    ..and then, the Alfasud 1,5 front-wheel drive had those inboard brake discs on the cv shafts at the gearbox end::) -and rear drums.;D

    -I forever had the discs working themselves loose against the...
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    Re: Hobas camping

    Nice camp in a stunning part of the country!8-)

    But-...Choose the sites on higher ground!:)

    -especially if going in the rainy season:o
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    Re: Tesla vs other brands

    ..And then it's autopilot sometimes works really well indeed!!:o:)

    9 very lucky-to-be-alive people!8-)

    ...
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    Re: DIY Mini camping caravan build

    Looking good!:cool:

    Look forward to seeing it out in its elements one day!:)

    Just a point to consider, Anton, now that you mention the cladding type-

    -sounds like it is fairly thin and hard,...
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    Re: Somerset Mall Roofing issue

    DisneyWorld Mickey Mouse -type buildings::)

    --huge shed, plastered all over inside with false facings, and upside-down cake icing bulkheads!:p

    Hope no -one was hurt -but for this to happen...
  14. Re: SA designed VTOL plane on the cards. Is it even possible?

    You are probably right here.

    To me this looks more like one of those 'ground-effect' seaplanes in design.
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    Re: How to repair this hole in situ?

    Is it the cam/valve cover? I'd definitely open up to check for debris:o

    A quick bush-fix may be scouring,cleaning , gauze of nylon/glass-fibre mat, and pratley epoxy/steel

    Henris plan sounds...
  16. Thread: ClearVu

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    Re: ClearVu

    ClearVu is a brandname, and the original system -usually at a premium price for premium product.

    There are others on the market of similar design, perhaps different spec./price -Bettafence is one...
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    Re: Angolan State Capture

    These numbers do look extreme, but, regardless...

    ...another clear example of how deeply complicit and involved international and local financial institutions/ banks / regulators / auditors and...
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    Re: Kampeerplek op Riviersonderend

    Looks wonderful! 8-) site and water!

    A sight for any farmer to drink in!;D-(But not to drive into!>:D;D)

    All the best with your procedure!:)
    ...

    Here's a song to listen to while you...
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    Re: Earthen- cement oven

    Try here for PratliPerl ( get the treated one) - this is where I got it some years ago.


    https://www.gstatic.com/images/icons/material/system_gm/2x/place_gm_blue_24dp.png 10 Linze Rd,...
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    Sticky: Re: Fortuner Complete Workshop Manual

    The download does indeed work,thanks F_D_

    -but the un-zipping?::)??? Does that work correctly for you?

    Does it open as a single file on your word/pdf reader?

    I'm using The Unarchiver on...
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    Re: Metalian Genie Launch special

    Looks great Heinz!8)

    Pure Metalian Genie-us!>:D

    Good luck with the launch!8)
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    Sticky: Re: Fortuner Complete Workshop Manual

    Thanks janvg8)

    -But I also get the same message as Family Dog - 'The Zip file is too large'

    any chance of someone posting this as a pdf file if possible?

    Thanks:)
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    Re: Camping Chairs

    Petri

    -of your 3 tentco options

    -2 and 3 director's chairs are generally stronger with the cross-braced frames (and evidenced by weight limits) and I think for lots of chair use in stop-go...
  24. Re: Are the EB license requirements killing the camping industry?

    Although I never grew up on a farm -(as a family we were just incidental part-time farmers for about 12 years in Camperdown from when I was 16) - and I appreciate every bit of experience and interest...
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    Re: Toyota ad banned

    ::)
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    Poll: Re: Do you agree \ disagree.

    Noooo Petri!::) That would be stoopid!>:D

    Supply it with 2 insulated live poles and tape them down for the guy until he fits his battery!

    -can charge him extra for the tape and ties!::);D R 300...
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    Toyota ad banned

    Seems the marketing team at Toyota are not too sharp as far as responsible corporate marketing goes::)

    ...
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    Poll: Re: Do you agree \ disagree.

    OK.8)

    If so specified,.
    -then I guess the price charged ( crucial info!::)) for the box would well correlate with- cost-price to fitter plus reasonable profit on the screws/bolts and labour to...
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    Poll: Re: Do you agree \ disagree.

    I presume the trailer is a new build to your spec.-?

    If it is offered as an option as 'additional battery system', the reasonable man would expect it to be wired ready for use???, and hopefully...
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    Re: Lightweight drawer system

    Plywood is totally underrated8) Use it with confidence!;D

    -it is about the most versatile, cost-effective, easy to use, and structurally/thermally effective form of sheet/beam material available...
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    Re: Overlanding.. Do you really need a 4x4?

    >:D;D

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    Re: Overlanding.. Do you really need a 4x4?

    4x4 is great to have !8)(-especially a real Toyota one>:D;D) -but not really necessary with good planning and driving.

    In the early 1970's, my parents took my brother and I ( 4 and 6) on a long...
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    Re: Tiny Teardrop Camper Design & Build

    Not sure if they have the exact one -but a good selection of all sorts of truck/trailer/bodywork hardware

    https://mcnaughtans.co.za/
  34. Re: Jimny damage on roof where the roof rack fits on to the roof

    The movement around the windscreen will be minimal, and dependent on how it is loaded under the roof loads, and under what vibrations it is stressed under -and it has a clearance tolerance of at...
  35. Re: Jimny damage on roof where the roof rack fits on to the roof

    Nonsense!::)

    Everything flexes to a degree.

    Look up metal fatigue.
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