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  1. Re: Flexopower folding Namib 240w - what max watts?

    Most people use a headlight to quickly run down the battery.

    I used a 70w fan to run down mine.

    I have 3 Flexopower panels. Excellent.
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    Re: Silencing Axpert fan

    Why would the grid use so much more power?
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    Suspension Re: Jimny suspension lift kit

    Have you the original Suzuki shocks and coils?

    I upgraded the suspension and am pleased with the result.
  4. Re: Prefered route from Cape Town to Upington

    There are usually speed traps around the Calvinia area.
  5. Re: Multiple Victron devices charging same batteries

    I have two MPPT's (Victron and Ctek) attached to the battery.
    They seem to get along fine.
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    Re: Namaqua National Park

    Just be prepared in case a cold front moves up from the W. Cape.
    Flower time can be very cold in Namakwaland.
    I have frozen twice in the flower season with ice on the ground and on the RTT
    thanks...
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    Re: Namakwa Eco 44 Trail

    Roam Overlanding is about to start the Trail which will be featured in the next video episode.
    Currently in Pella.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FhohM16qC-0
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    Re: 1st Camping Trip: Advice Needed

    Excellent advice!
    No need to over complicate camping.
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    Re: Epic East Africa Trip 2022

    Thoroughly enjoying your trip reports!
    So well written.
    Thanks for posting.
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    Re: Mata Mata border to Namibia

    Mata Open - Monday

    As of Monday,01 August 2022 the following border posts within #KgalagadiTransfrontierPark (South Africa)
    will re-open:

    1. Twee Rivieren (RSA) 07h30 - 16h00
    2. Mata Mata...
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    Re: Diff oil change

    They all work from schedules with pre-determined costing.
    Rather like a drive thru at Mcdonalds!;D
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    Re: 200ah Lithium

    Erik - Latest price on 100ah lithium?
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    Re: Off grid camping

    Ambient temperature can make a big difference.
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    Re: Dual battery system - please help.

    I would look at a Victron system.
    Quality components and good back-up.
    I am slowly switching mine to Victron.
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    Re: Are battery warranties a marketing gimmick?

    For those of us with lithiums in 4x4's for camping in a DC to DC system how should one maintain these batteries to conform to warranty specs. Apart from camping trips the 4x4's may only be used for...
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    Re: Off grid camping

    I would not camp with less than 200W of solar - setting fridge temp to -5C (meat) and one 105W agm battery.

    Have just added a panel to take it up to 350W for higher fridge settings -15C for fish...
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    Re: Eskom's latest wish list

    Ramaphosa's new power plan, which wants 'to open floodgates of private generation'
    ...
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    Re: Eskom's latest wish list

    Great News!
  19. Re: I will never in my life buy a Garmin product again!

    Any further developments?
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    Re: Eskom's latest wish list

    How much?
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    Re: Diff oil change

    Good driving!
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    Re: A Good Thermo Coffee flask??

    I have used stainless steel flasks for years - ideal for camping as they do not break.
    But the few glass thermos I have certainly stay hot for much longer. The glass appears to
    not conduct the heat...
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    Re: Eskom's latest wish list

    Eskom heads to court to overturn 9.6% tariff hike


    Eskom is again taking the National Energy Regulator of SA (Nersa) to court, this time for "mistakes" and "financially impossible" conclusions...
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    Re: Another Tankwa Solo Weekend

    Great list Merwe!
    Many thanks.

    I can see Elandsberg being fully booked for the remainder of the year after your descriptive post.;D

    What ranks as the best camping view site?
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    Re: Diff oil change

    Any ideas on what specific oil one should use for the diff/transfer case?
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    Diff oil change

    Ignoring water crossings!

    How often should one change the diffs / transfer box oil?

    I can't find Suzuki recommendations among the usual servicing?

    Also - What is the recommendation for...
  27. Re: More power, more shunt - Suzuki Jimny receives GReddy turbo kit

    I had better start saving!;D
  28. More power, more shunt - Suzuki Jimny receives GReddy turbo kit

    Anyone have details specs etc

    More power, more shunt - Suzuki Jimny receives GReddy turbo kit

    The Suzuki Jimny's engine may not be set charts alight, but this unit sees an increase in power...
  29. Boiling water with solar and 12V heating elements

    Can one run 12V heating elements off solar?

    "The way to go is to use two 100w panels hooked to the heating element (by use of a thick 12/14 gauge cord). that gives you the 12 amps that you need."...
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    Re: Off grid camping

    I remember the steel Colman's which we filled with dry ice for a trip.

    Worked well!

    But today I enjoy watching the panels push hard on my bluetooth loaded cell!;D
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    Sticky: Re: Forum members on YouTube

    For me its being enveloped in pristine nature. The call of the wild!
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    Re: Mashed potato - master class

    Such useful tips!:)
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    Re: Water bladders

    I have heard of fuel bladders being used for water.
    They seem to be more readily available
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    Mashed potato - master class

    The oxtail is gently simmering in its cast iron pot
    the aroma pervading the house

    Now I need mashed potato - the two go so well together!

    Not just any mashed potato - the lightest smoothest...
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    Re: Victron Sun Inverter

    ;d;d;d;d
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