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    Re: Snow in Gauteng?

    In '81 we were in the Eastern Freestate. That was proper snow. The N3 was closed, people were stranded and the whole town opened their homes to travelers who had nowhere to go. Some injured due to...
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    Re: Audi mechanic please help

    What did you glue them with? Sorry OT.
  3. Re: Potch Military Base: rumours of large scale military training

    The Gripen squad (possibly only one in circles!) is over Centurion today. Seems someone in Klerksdorp has been smoking.
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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    I had some work requiring compressed air but this also entailed moving the compressor from its usual hiding place. I noticed some oil down the side and realised I had not checked the oil level for...
  5. Thread: Home DIY

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    Re: Home DIY

    If something is done it must stay done...
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    Re: Home DIY

    I would fill that with a decent plaster mix, plasterkey the existing beforehand and add to plaster mix. When cured, cut an expansion joint and fill with Sikaflex. Sika also has a Contractors product...
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    Re: Please post Pics of your DIY workbench (WOOD)

    You then bought braked castor wheels I presume? The ones I posted do not have brakes. They have a lifting action to move the structure and then drops the feet back to the ground so the table stands...
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    Re: Please post Pics of your DIY workbench (WOOD)

    My bench was made from solid pine, 'cause that's what my father's one looks like. 100x100 legs. I slapped on a MDF worktop though, something whch can easily be replaced once damaged far enough. I...
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    Re: Please post Pics of your DIY workbench (WOOD)

    But some castors are different from others. The ones I posted can lift the table, move it around and then drop it into position on its own 4 legs like it was planted there all along.
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    Re: Please post Pics of your DIY workbench (WOOD)

    Then you definitely shouldn't go into the store where you can touch and hold the stuff.
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    Re: Please post Pics of your DIY workbench (WOOD)

    Whatever your eventual design, please just add these from Hardware Centre:

    https://www.hardwarecentre.co.za/product/workbench-caster-kit/560477
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    Defender Re: What have you done with your Defender today?

    Like you need an additional air brake.
  13. Thread: Amarok V6 MT

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    Amarok V6 MT

    With transfer case.....

    https://www.caradvice.com.au/828422/2020-volkswagen-amarok-v6-core-manual-review/
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    Looking for 4M40 exhaust manifold

    Pretoria area, title says it all.
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    Re: First year of registration

    CB was 2012. Might be 2012 or maybe 2013.
  16. Thread: Chair repair

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    Re: Chair repair

    For starters I would probably need to source the materials and take it from there. Please twist your brothers arm for contact details?
  17. Thread: Chair repair

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    Re: Chair repair

    Oh great, so one may be able to buy the woven sheet! That's half the battle won. I have the guts to replace, but the weaving is another person's job. I know I won't be able to get that done.
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  18. Thread: Chair repair

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    Chair repair

    We have two of these chairs, with the woodwork etc in perfect condition. However, the backrests are shot. What do you call this and who can supply or replace?554898
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    Re: The technicalities of baking

    Baked two cakes on Thursday and apparently they have been consumed. Because my son complained that I never bake a cake for the house, today I did the standard recipe in normal pans and even though...
  20. Re: Bad Shot - The now legal Elephant hunt in Botswana

    Help me understand please. Why the fuss about the collared elephant as opposed the one next to it without a collar?

    I would understand the relevant research group being a little miffed about their...
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    Re: Help! LC 200 Colour Choices

    I owned a grey/charcoal Barbie Cruiser and for that reason I had the headlights on permanently. Luckily the Prado lights system worked like a charm. I never touched the stalk except to flick to...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Increasing theft of Ford Rangers

    At those prices I prefer to use rusted ones which have matured for a few months at a dodgy seawater spot with rotting organic material still attached.
  23. Re: Vioolsdrift breaks record: hottest day in Africa...ever

    Well there you have it.549718
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Increasing theft of Ford Rangers

    I'm at the fishing tackle shop now. For some reason I am going to need plnty hooks in the near future. Cause I'm going fishing....
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Wildtrak Shudder

    He said it's an auto.
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Increasing theft of Ford Rangers

    So this afternoon I was at a client in Jet Park. Yesterday he told me about a bakkie which was stolen the previous day. I was waiting around outside and decided to move my bakkie to another parking...
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    Re: Clubcab 2.8 Advice Required

    Firstly, we need pictures.

    The hard starting is probably the infamous diesel pump seal. I forgot the details. Someone my have a link to the various posts on this. The glow plugs are probably OK...
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    Re: The technicalities of baking

    I would like to weigh in on this thread, but I can only bake one thing with a reasonable success rate, and that is my mom's chocolate cake recipe which I managed to double to cater for my larger...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: What have you done on your New FORD RANGER T6?

    Due to past warranty requirements and other stuff which needed to be done, today was the first time I was able to do oil and filter changes on my 3.2. All went well and the pump priming issue was...
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    Re: Ford 3,2l Diesel oil leakage issue

    Nope, I had one, but luckily (or unluckily since I had to fork out the cash) only after 130 000km. A royal mess on my driveway.
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    Dodged a bullet, which wasn't really one.

    On Friday I was driving from Joburg to Centurion on the N1. On the long uphills where the torque on a TD just feels so right, I suddenly started hearing a very disturbing sound from the engine...
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    Re: Blown daylight running light

    It has been two weeks since installation, both still alive.
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    Re: Blown daylight running light

    Correct, XLT. The globe I replaced which resulted in my post above, has also met it's maker after only a few days. So today I visited my local stealer and paid a fortune for two new globes. I...
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    Blown daylight running light

    My 2012 Ranger has DRL, but keeps on blowing the RH globe. What could be the cause?
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    Re: Audi 3.0 Q5 service / cambelt

    Thanks Stephan. Correct, that's what I should have detailed, how I was also informed. That there is no real schedule for this change, but more a suggestion. I will follow your guidance.
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