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    Re: Metalian Maxi super thread

    Sorry boffen it was sold the same day.
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    Metalian Maxi super thread

    Hello all, after much sole searching, to and fro thought we have decided to sell the Metalian. Our Maxi is arguably the best one Heinz ever made so if you are interested, or know someone who is...
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    Re: Metalian Maxi super thread

    I tow my maxi with a Tuna and must confess to no issue as all. However! I changed the rear setup of the car the moment I got it as it was dreadfully soft. The first thing I did, which worked really...
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    Re: Deep Cycle Battery and Power Pack

    Have two power boxes, a trailer and car dual setup. All are on charge permanently, bought smart chargers, the plug and forget type, I leave them all hooked up permanently and then take off and use...
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    Re: Weather

    Thank you Donna, if people in the know contribute it will be a great thread. We are doing a fairly extensive self drive through Moremi/Savuti/Chobe this December and would appreciate knowing the rain...
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    Re: Knife making, where to start

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    From an old leaf spring. Just for fun. Very heavy on belts at this size. Not to be recommended
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    Re: Metalian Maxi super thread

    I do the same, I bought a 6 X 4 from outdoor warehouse many years ago for a big tent we used to own. Works really well, I know my awning over the kitchen side is 2 meters. I measure that, place that...
  8. Re: Join TDSA at the 4x4 and Outdoor Show at Zwartkops Raceway on 25 & 26 August 2018

    Hi guys, hoping to get a phone call tomorrow re the items I asked for whilst at your stand. Also phoned today and left message & emailed. No response yet. Robert
  9. Re: FOX Rear Shock Bolt Torque & Bushing Grease

    My advice would be to phone Paul from Fox. PM me for his number if you need. Rob
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    Re: Fox 2.0 shocks on 2017 Hilux Revo 4x4 d/c

    Hi all, I did the big swop out a few weeks ago to a full fox Shox swop out, front and back on my Fortuner and WOW proper result
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    Re: Suspension for 4x4s

    Sorry that your son is having a bad time of it, one of the main reasons I really meant it in the OP when I wanted to deal with people I knew and was convinced they would stand by me till I was happy....
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    Re: Suspension for 4x4s

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    Re: Suspension for 4x4s

    So I know you have been waiting, with baited breath for my findings and the highly anticipated report. No pressure. The problem with new suspension is that you need to discount the old affects of the...
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    Re: Suspension for 4x4s

    Which is by I love this forum. Thank you. Noted I will go back to Paul and double check that is what he said.
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    Re: Suspension for 4x4s

    100% Gav, sorry I was certainly not pining anything on you at all. I was uncertain of the protocols around the situation. And added to this is the fact that I had 4 good years of trips. Still very...
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    Re: Suspension for 4x4s

    A quick shout out: In my phoning around for replacements, Paul and Evan from Fox were really great, superb service and information - key to buying any new product. Gavin was his usual superb self, in...
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    Re: Suspension for 4x4s

    I had the Gabriel HDP Gas shocks fitted to the car originally by our very own Gavin Pike (formally of Broadacres fitment Centre) now of Pedders Suspension. It gave the Tuna a really nice lift, and if...
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    Re: Suspension for 4x4s

    I had a certain suspension fitted to my 2012 fortuner, have towed a trailer and been to some amazing places in our neighbouring countries, but in four years did 44000 kilometres on them and they are...
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    Suspension for 4x4s

    Good evening all,
    Is there a 4x4 suspension thread? As in a topic, or category? Sorry for asking but even using the search function I could not find one dedicated to what vehicle and what...
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    Fortuner L/H mirror - need to replace

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    Hoping someone can help. We had an unfortunate run in with a local on the way home from Kosi Bay yesterday and I managed to damage the passenger mirror. Can anyone direct me to a...
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    Re: Metalian Maxi super thread

    The hcdp smart charger will run at about 13.86v as a float charge voltage. Leave it connected permanently, plug in and forget.
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    Sticky: Re: Electrickery for camping

    So after some research - thanks works wifi - i have ascertained that, NO- you may not run one charger into another. In this instance i would need to disconnect the trailer from the cars dual battery...
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    Sticky: Re: Electrickery for camping

    Here is a quick question, and as always if it is already discussed please forgive and point me in the right direction. Current set up is: dual battery in the car charged via the cars alternator and a...
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    Sticky: Re: Escape Gear Seatcovers - Discount for members!

    Hi Doc, do you perhaps do the Nissan hardbody single cab seats 2008 model?
    Thanks Rob
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    Re: Knive making, where to start

    My son, OP, also 14 made the big 5 knife and the hatchet. That's very cool.
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    Re: Knive making, where to start

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    It is expensive to start. But it is worth it. Very relaxing and great sense of accomplishment when it works out. A lot...
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    Re: Knive making, where to start

    Hi, I too did the weekend with Thinus, a brilliant weekend and a great start. KMTS deliver all sorts of bits and pieces for the knife maker, from pressed out blanks to handle material. You don't need...
  30. Thread: Help ID please

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    Re: Help ID please

    Thanks guys, had it safely removed. Snake catcher confirmed a beautiful brown house snake. Thanks for the replies, always appreciated.
  31. Thread: Help ID please

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    Help ID please

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    Re: Metalian Maxi super thread

    Hi funrider,
    You can't go wrong with your inquiery/choice. No it does not -is the short answer. It has a rather ingenious little jack, that requires no other adjusting other then the placement of a...
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    Re: Metalian Maxi super thread

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    All the way back in. Made sure not to mess with the bags and other items stored in this cosy area.
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    Re: Metalian Maxi super thread

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    Cable track to try control the cables when fridge is pulled out and put back. Works well.
  35. Thread: Toyota Fortuner

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    Re: Toyota Fortuner

    Hi Ranger2, the 4x4 fortuner is a permanent 4 WD system which lives in 4H with a split ration of 70% back and 30% front. You then have the option to go 4HL and 4LL. (4 high lock, and 4 low lock.) It...
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