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  1. Re: What Camera? Canon SA seem to be useless or not interested

    Eish on the iPad the picture is the right way up

    this work extremely well on game drive vehicles as well

    Nico
  2. Re: What Camera? Canon SA seem to be useless or not interested

    Hi Bruce

    Your lens must have tripod coller that you can rotate 180 degrees

    I use this Manfrotto clamp on the grab handle and connect a pistol grip to it then the lens.

    Yes I bump my head...
  3. Re: What Camera? Canon SA seem to be useless or not interested

    Hi Bruce

    With Camera Mount ? Do you mean like window mount or such to use from the vehicle while in the drivers seat ?

    I'll made my own solution - well used products for not their intended use...
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    Re: Living with - P400e Defender (Plug in Hybrid)

    Also - It might change in future but for now electricity used by company is fully 100% tax deduction for the company but paying for petrol from home to work is not part of car allowance etc...
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    Re: Living with - P400e Defender (Plug in Hybrid)

    OK so let's look at end September.
    Are you back on the 24th of September ?
    The school holiday starts 30 September so 1 October we might have Defenders not in Gauteng :rolleyes: but somewhere in...
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    Re: Living with - P400e Defender (Plug in Hybrid)

    Tx

    Yip I liked Orange long before Orange was the new black ;D


    Must say Harry's experience with the PHEV BMW & Range Rover also helped me in my decision - his channel is awesome.

    Cheers
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    Re: Living with - P400e Defender (Plug in Hybrid)

    Should we give all the SWAMBOS Women's day of ?

    9 August at one of the local 4x4 places ?

    I have not done a local one in a while ... so any ideas would be good

    Nico
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    Re: Living with - P400e Defender (Plug in Hybrid)

    The original white is still very easily spotted inside engine bay etc ...

    Borders and their operators can give you sh1t for what ever they choose so can't say 100% but heard it was OK for some...
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    Re: Living with - P400e Defender (Plug in Hybrid)

    Diesel Hybrid will be awesome BUT diesel is so last decade for the 1st world that we won't see that being developed any time soon.

    The new Range Rover Hybrid with a 80-100km range on EV and the...
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    Re: Living with - P400e Defender (Plug in Hybrid)

    Tx I tried the Range Rover Sport P400e - it is same same but different - ;D on the Defender there are important changes that makes it a lot better.

    I think the best engine is probably a well...
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    Re: Living with - P400e Defender (Plug in Hybrid)

    Hi Bruce

    The color was not an easy choice ... the bit more gloss and not matte worried me but most of the LR black bits are gloss not matte thus the gloss on the orange as well ... I think you...
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    Re: Living with - P400e Defender (Plug in Hybrid)

    Keith when up in Pretoria give me shout .. driving a car this size on EV ONLY is unreal - I love it.

    Saturday I drove to Roodeplaat dam on only EV 30km part highway doing up to 110km/h charged...
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    Re: Living with - P400e Defender (Plug in Hybrid)

    Yip I have a number of orange shirts but decided to go with that as a symbol of orange ;D well spotted
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    Re: Living with - P400e Defender (Plug in Hybrid)

    Will do

    Tx
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    Re: Living with - P400e Defender (Plug in Hybrid)

    Tx - The Bullbar is Land Rover OE - they sell and fit it

    cheers

    Nico
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    Re: Living with - P400e Defender (Plug in Hybrid)

    And the happy new owner:
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    Re: Living with - P400e Defender (Plug in Hybrid)

    But after a few X-tras and a GREAT job my Ink Monkey (Dankie Marius en span)

    My new Big Orange Bus looks like this :
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    Living with - P400e Defender (Plug in Hybrid)

    Ok so after a long time thinking finger on the trigger for a new Defender or Grenadier or something else 8-)

    I did it :

    My Disco 4 V8 is close on 260,000 km and my itch was getting more and...
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    Re: New Defender : Can it be used for Overlanding?

    I got it yesterday will start a thread with pics later today 😁
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    Re: Ideas for a fire pit

    I always liked Knee High as well

    Just to high jack the thread a bit - https://www.nosmoke.co.za/

    Anybody with experience / opinion on this product

    Tx

    Nico
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    Re: New Defender : Can it be used for Overlanding?

    Yes - TX

    I am excited .. will report and maybe we can do a small get together to compare the D240 / D300 / P400e off road.

    But we are OT on your nice thread.

    I'll start a - Living with a...
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    Re: New Defender : Can it be used for Overlanding?

    I am also on a D4 V8 - will keep it ;D

    I am also in Pta thus you are welcome once I have it to have drive and feel.

    Yes the D300 seems like good sensible choice - I just have this itch for...
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    Re: New Defender : Can it be used for Overlanding?

    Awesome Bruce

    Congrats

    I also pulled the trigger ;D will start thread with pics when I have mine ( I did the P400e )

    The D300 is a lekker engine

    Cheers
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    Re: Karoo Pik Up A/T or Manual

    I can only offer my experience ...

    Test drove 2 x Automatics and was impressed with the Auto Box in town driving. (limited auto experience)

    My son however wanted a manual - bought a new 4x2...
  25. Re: All new Kia Carnival - any feedback or opinions?

    I am VERY happy with gearbox and engine - only 60,000km in the 6 years but ZERO issues motor plan for 5 years and only annual service in my case

    The autobox is good - I have a few cars and the KIA...
  26. Re: All new Kia Carnival - any feedback or opinions?

    Alwyn

    We own a KIA Sedona

    Bought 1 off the 1st ones in the previous model - the new one is more of a facelift from what I can see

    We bought the 11 seater - don't laugh it does have place...
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    Re: Grenadier Pricing revealed

    This is a real problem for dealers

    I am still happy with my OLD D4 and will in any case going to keep it so waiting is sort off OK for me.

    The issue is also that those that have stock specked...
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    Re: Grenadier Pricing revealed

    I am still unsure.
    I specked and priced a Grenadier for me.
    Just under R1,7m maybe a ND is a better option:confused:

    For now I am waiting to see the ND130 UK specs on the 31st and hopefully that...
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    Re: Land Rover Defender 130 images leaked

    Tx ...

    Now for the wait end then the longer wait for SA release ...

    My mind is all over the place with what to buy 8-) but at least now I'll have an idea of the 130 UK prices and specs to...
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    Re: Need 24V Lithium Batteries for Off Grid Solar

    Yip seems to be better long term to switch to 48V Inverter ...

    OK - I should get a very good deal on "normal" Lt batteries next week - the Mecer / Hubble 120 types - only 4 for now but that will...
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    Re: Need 24V Lithium Batteries for Off Grid Solar

    Help me here Keith ?

    Elec Short ?

    Someone goes there once every 6 weeks to "clean" and report - they just don't understand the water in Battery thing or forget.
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    Re: Need 24V Lithium Batteries for Off Grid Solar

    Nothing really needs to run if not there - BUT being close the sea (really close) the fans on the timers helps with the mould etc .. that wants to take over

    NO pool - Die groot blou dam is naby...
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    Re: Need 24V Lithium Batteries for Off Grid Solar

    I would also like to know.

    This was after a STORM of NOTE and 1 panel was blown away - so the one aray of 8 panels was not working and not a lot of SUN AND the fans were taken of timer ....
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    Re: Need 24V Lithium Batteries for Off Grid Solar

    When you go there again, buy a nice big 8 or 16 GB SD card for your GX, then all data will be saved to the SD card and uploaded to VRM when ever you connect to the internet. For when you are not...
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    Re: Need 24V Lithium Batteries for Off Grid Solar

    I can do that - the VRM is just not 100% populated as the internet is not stable nor even connected always there. Also at times the Solar aray was not functioning @ 100% but this should also be in...
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