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    Sticky: Re: LR parts offered / required

    Hi Rudolf. I'll give it a good home on my Disco 2 Td5. I'm in Edenvale. I'll send you a PM with my details.
    Thanks. Paul.
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    Re: Off Trax Trailer Fan Club

    Did you get sorted out with your gasbottle holder? If not give me a shout and I'm sure I'll be able to fabricated it for you. My cell number is zero83 three79 three471. Thanks. Paul.
  3. Re: 2002 Disco 2 TD5 Automatic - Gearbox Issues

    When my Disco 2 Td5 auto box packed up I had it repaired at Overland Works. They sorted it out for about half the price everyone else was quoting.
    Regarding the servicing of the gearbox it is a...
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    Re: Camp Table (Wood/Plastic/Aluminium)

    Andy I'd shy away from S/steel due to its weight. Even thin sheets have a weight penalty over aluminum. As I've mentioned on another thread you can look at a marine grade aluminum. With that type of...
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    Re: Basiese DIY laaisisteem

    Hi Drikus
    Thanks for the link to your build, I might copy your idea of the draw rails in a future project on my Disco 2 if you don't mind.
    What drawing program do you use for your designs as I need...
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    Re: Camp Table (Wood/Plastic/Aluminium)

    That looks like a nice design. What grade of aluminium do you use for the top. I've found that commercial aluminium gives off the black residue all the time and a marine grade is more suitable even...
  7. Re: Converting a Go Kart trailer into a camping trailer

    You seem to have a good base to start your project off with.
    My only comment at this point is think carefully before you use stainless steel plate anywhere in your build. Even the thin gauge stuff...
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    Re: Fiat Support Forum (Bravo)

    AS Oppies3800 said, go onto the Fiat Forum and join. The guys are very knowledgeable and helpful. https://www.fiatforum.com/
    I had a Fiat Stilo 1.9 Tdi that would give stupid warnings and go into...
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    Sticky: Re: Cell Phone Camera Photo's - PLEASE contribute

    Taken in my garden with my Samsung A71. 605785
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    Re: Discovery: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    The valve block can be removed and ultrasonic cleaned from what I have been told. This was done on the box in my Disco 2 when Landy Worx repaired it for me.
    Works like new again.
  11. Thread: Rats in wiring

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    Re: Rats in wiring

    Obviously you don't place the little bag near any heat source in the engine bay. I attached 2 of them close to the firewall and one near the battery and fuses box on the Disco. It's not excessively...
  12. Thread: Rats in wiring

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    Re: Rats in wiring

    I've made up little bags out of fine mesh and put about 10 moth balls in each. I attached the bags with a zip-tie in 3 places in the engine bay. Done this on my VW Touran, my Disco 2 and my wife's ...
  13. Re: What are the must watch African YouTube Overland Chanels

    I've had a quick look and subscribed to your channel. I'll go back in this evening and watch the whole episode. The bit I watched on my phone was good enough for me to want to go back.
    Thanks for...
  14. Thread: Jurgens XCape

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    Re: Jurgens XCape

    As far as I have been able to ascertain the recommended tyre pressure for the Xplorer is 3bar. When towing on tar that is the pressure I've used since I got the van.
    The recommended tyre pressure...
  15. Re: Can I wire 10w spotlights straight to my brights

    As Rover tech says, fit a relay and do it properly.
    The problem with tapping into the standard bright's circuit is you land up overloading the bright/dim switch in the selector stalk. The switch is...
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    Discovery 2: Re: Snorkel for a TD5

    The snorkel will probably restrict the airflow very slightly over the normal intake. The air will most likely be the same temperature with or without the snorkel as the standard airflow isn't from...
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    Which awning is fitted to your Xplorer? There are a couple of different awning fitted to the different models of Xplorer's.
    Maybe post some photos of the awning so we can see what you have.
  18. Re: What are the must watch African YouTube Overland Chanels

    I subscribed to all of you individually and really enjoy watching all of the material. The trips where you have collaborated with other guys have also been great so I'm looking forward to the new...
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    Re: Ellie having fun in etosha

    They had the opportunity to get away much earlier in my opinion. When the elephant was behind the bakkie they could have driven off forward. Might have been overseas visitors in a hire vehicle as it...
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    Re: Advice and comments required

    I have one ammo box that contains all my tyre related items. The compressor and IndeFlate are joined by the snot-plug kit, a container of mushroom plugs, some gaiters, two big tyre levers and some...
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    Sticky: Re: Electrickery for camping

    My primary cable is 15m 2.5mm and I then have 2 additional 10m 2.5mm cables. They all live in my electrical box that goes with to any campsite that has 220v available. In the same box I have a...
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    Re: Air Compressor Routine Maintenance

    I've got the extension pipe from IndeFlate. It doesn't have the gauge in the line. That doesn't really matter as I use the IndeFlate gauge.
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    Re: Advice and comments required

    If you are referring to the fitting on the end of the yellow curly pipe, you can remove the screw type fitting and fit a clip on one that 4x4 Direct sell.
    The gauge on the compressor line is not...
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    Re: Portable aircon using 12v?

    That would get the aircraft scrapped in quick order.
    Maintenance and modifications on any aircraft other than a home built is extremely strictly regulated. If you cut a hole in the structure of the...
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    Re: Portable aircon using 12v?

    As a ZS aircraft it's a certified aircraft so you can't do any modification to any part of it without SACAA and manufacturers approval. You can't even remove seats and fit other equipment in the...
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    Re: 10P VS 18P TD5 motor - Differences?

    They first rolled off the production line in mid 1998. It might have taken a few months for them to arrive in South Africa.
    My 2004 Td5 auto rolled off the production line in March 2004. It's...
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    Defender Re: Rear Door Drawers

    I did a steel frame that got skinned with aluminum to fit instead of the rear seats on a Land Cruise for a customer. Because the doors don't open enough for draws we made it with flip-up top doors...
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    Defender Re: Rear Door Drawers

    Its a bargain that the Defender rear doors open as far as they do allowing a draw to open. Most vehicles rear doors don't open that far which prevents having deep draws.
    Your build looks great and...
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    Re: Advice and comments required

    The clip on type fittings on the IndeFlate and of a very good quality. I've seen other fittings that look similar but don't seem as well made. I have modified my compressor pipes to get rid of the...
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    Re: Advice and comments required

    I've got the 160 l/min compressor from Ardendoff. It's the same compressor as sold by a few other outlets for much higher prices. The only difference is the color they are painted. I pair it with my...
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    We use a king size fitted sheet over the mattress and it fits perfectly. I had velcro tape stitched to the edges of the 3 section of the mattress. That helps keep mattress as a unit and makes it...
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    I have a 2004 model with the same awning as you have. After it filling up with water in a storm on our first trip I had it modified. The guys at Aluminum and Canvas Concepts that are based at the...
  33. Re: Poly urethane pneumatic hose for air helper

    I've got a 30m roll of what I think is that tube somewhere in my storeroom. It was given to me when my brother in law immigrated. I can pull it out and get a photo tomorrow if you still need. I'm in...
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    Sticky: Re: LR parts offered / required

    Found one. Paid for it today.
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    Re: 2011 Hilux broken strut mount.

    Before you weld the crack, drill a hole at the end of it. This "stop-drill" will help prevent the crack progression in the future.
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