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  1. Thread: Jimny RECOVERY

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    They are only tie-downs ... the front one is a...

    They are only tie-downs ... the front one is a towing (note towing, not recovery) point ... but seems pretty strong ... but very long, so hence prone to bending moments ...

    Seen lots of pics on...
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    http://www.scuba.com/images/misc/Innovative-Tire-I...

    http://www.scuba.com/images/misc/Innovative-Tire-Inflator.jpg

    For interest sake ... it looks something like this ...
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    the 5x safety factor is there for a reason, it...

    the 5x safety factor is there for a reason, it may be that the shackle won't break at 4.75ton but will only break at 20ton, but if that force is applied instantly (read: snatch, jolt) it may not...
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    as tow points ... yes as recovery points ... no

    as tow points ... yes
    as recovery points ... no
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    The 'dunes' next to the main road between sodwana...

    The 'dunes' next to the main road between sodwana 'town' and mbazwana are always a fun easy place to start ... it's legal and has some nice long sandy uphills along the track ...

    the road from...
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    Pvt message I sent a while ago Ground...

    Pvt message I sent a while ago



    Ground clearance of the terios looks very high, but I think its just up to the suspension raise, I think the diff pumpkin may actually be lower than that, will...
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    Was a friend of mine ... between brandfort and...

    Was a friend of mine ... between brandfort and theunissen ;)
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    and even if your axles could handle the speed,...

    and even if your axles could handle the speed, your road handling wont either ... imagine 700kg (or even 300kg) of unsprung weight ... I dont want to...
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    The radio does show the time if you press the...

    The radio does show the time if you press the display 'disp' button.

    Installed an el' cheapo inside outside thermometer on the inside of the b-pillar, cost R80 from midas ... may not be too...
  10. Thread: Jimny towing

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    See here...

    See here

    When I put mine on, I saw the invoice given to suzuki by bosal
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    Diesel and paraffin, like any oil, burn when...

    Diesel and paraffin, like any oil, burn when soaked into something, like a cloth or spunge
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    About 4000rpm at true speed

    About 4000rpm at true speed
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    Also some (all?) merc dealers can service the...

    Also some (all?) merc dealers can service the colt and the older pajeros ... merc used to have distribution of them at the beginning IIRC

    Had our old Gen 3 serviced my merc ... there was just a...
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    :eek::eek::eek: *sees the possibility of oil...

    :eek::eek::eek: *sees the possibility of oil dripping onto a hot exhaust and cringes at the thought* ;D
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    Towing is fine, towed a small fiberglass trailer...

    Towing is fine, towed a small fiberglass trailer (probably the weight of a trailer and 2 offroads) ... it does well, one has to work the gears and the fuel consumption drops alot. but you can.
    ...
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    Good ... Just overlook me next time :p...

    Good ...


    Just overlook me next time :p
    The wild coast is what it is ... unspoilt ... glad they trying to keep it that way.

    (not saying vehicles shouldn't be allowed there at all, but...
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    0.8 is great for softer sand ... in the not...

    0.8 is great for softer sand ...

    in the not so thick stuff, you could easily get away with 1.0 1.1 ish, as you shouldnt be so heavy ... put the cylinders behind the seats, so that you can hear...
  18. Thread: tie rod help

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    For interests sake ... Chana also builds/built...

    For interests sake ... Chana also builds/built the Suzuki alto, ford fiesta, ford mondeo and Some mazda engines...

    For the respective companies under license

    haha...
  19. Thread: tie rod help

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    If you don't come right ... try the agents, I...

    If you don't come right ... try the agents, I think they are bringing in parts for the older suzuki's again now.

    or try Chana ... their vehicles, the little bakkies and so forth, are ASAIK, based...
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    to be unfair to suzuki ... they shouldv'e planned...

    to be unfair to suzuki ... they shouldv'e planned better and brought in accessories or put a little more into the decision of which local design to accept.
    to be fair to SABS ... they only see that...
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    Dropped my 710 off a first floor balcony onto...

    Dropped my 710 off a first floor balcony onto concrete .... I only had to recalibrate the screen
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    Fortuner As Uys says, 20cm is crazy ... all those old...

    As Uys says, 20cm is crazy ...

    all those old hiluxes you see started off getting a bodylift (or a raised body), then usually went to bigger tyres, then bigger tyres then suspension lift. usually...
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    Fortuner 15 -20cm:eek: that is a hell of a lot of lift ......

    15 -20cm:eek: that is a hell of a lot of lift ... to be replaced: probably all springs, shocks, brake lines, stearing components, new front half shafts and cv's, stabilising bars, propshafts,...
  24. Thread: Indian Myna

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    Yes, they are damaging delicate ecosystems, and...

    Yes, they are damaging delicate ecosystems, and making it hard for the indigenous fish species to survive. They breed too fast, consume too much and spread too quickly.

    I'm all for keeping the...
  25. Thread: Indian Myna

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    Sacrilege!!!>:D;D Like all other invasive...

    Sacrilege!!!>:D;D


    Like all other invasive species .... getting rid of all of them saves SA fauna and flora.

    Damn the person who let one or 2 loose in 1902!!
  26. Thread: Indian Myna

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    Pellets ..... Straight from a Gamo

    Pellets .....




    Straight from a Gamo
  27. Thread: Disco 4

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    Drove past 8 white ones on saturday ... all in a...

    Drove past 8 white ones on saturday ... all in a row ... spoke to the driver of one of them, apparently being delivered to 4 neighbours in Pecanwood Golf estate. One for each wife, one for each...
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    Definitely leave the engine running while the...

    Definitely leave the engine running while the pump is working.

    Dont run the 12vdc and 220vac lines next to each other (in the same channel), or dont run the 220v lines next to other dc lines ......
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    Wanted to be able to see exactly what power my...

    Wanted to be able to see exactly what power my accessories were pulling (fridge, lights, inverter etc) at any given moment, and I thought that a digital one would be more robust (as it is solid...
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    The 12V/220V fridges work with a 12V compressor....

    The 12V/220V fridges work with a 12V compressor.

    so even if you are changing between the 220 and the 12v sides ... the compressor doesnt get anything but 12V.

    If both are plugged in and...
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    Fortuner Fortuner's pdc is not compatible with a towbar,...

    Fortuner's pdc is not compatible with a towbar, if the towbar is fitted after the pdc. unless the sensors are adjustable. but the ones installed by tsa are not .... so it beeps continuously in...
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    Thanks Hbannink Haha ... I dont know how they...

    Thanks Hbannink

    Haha ... I dont know how they think it would work without melting at 100A


    but a fridge uses about 5A max (old one) 2.5mm2 should handle that?
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    Digital DC Amp Meter

    http://www.rc-electronics-usa.com/ammeters/dc-amp-meter.html

    Can one find a similar device in SA?
    And what should it cost?

    This could be easily used to monitor power usage of a battery...
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    The empty cylinder weight is stamped on the ring...

    The empty cylinder weight is stamped on the ring around the base of your bottle ...

    normally one would not want to use all the gas, as a little pressure inside the cylinder prevents water from...
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    I'm not too sure if a syncro ring would be up to...

    I'm not too sure if a syncro ring would be up to the task over time, but it seems to do the job well for now.
    also there arent any posts on foreign forums indicating a problem ... seems more to be...
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