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    Ford & Mazda Re: Diff housing cracked!

    Jelo, don't you remember the post a few years ago about a Cruiser on a lonely road showgere in Nam?

    The diff had broken, apparently where it had been welded, just prior to its trip from SA on...
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    MediaRelease: Re: Alfa Giulia 2000 GTV resto

    Yes, I was a total ALFAHOLIC.....
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    MediaRelease: Re: Alfa Giulia 2000 GTV resto

    Those rims on the Suds were 4 stud but looked just like the 5 stud GTV6 rims. Yes, I did the brake conversion a la Malcolm!! Outboard AND inboard front brakes, none on the rear. The rear of the car...
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    Re: Rims for a trailer

    I got 2 Isuzu 15 inch rims and managed to get two worn 205/50 x 15 tyres from a local tyre shop to fit my Bushwakka Shorti RTT on top of it, into the garage...
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    Re: Rims for a trailer

    With six studs it is most likely to be a pcd of 139.6mm, commonly known as a 6 x 140 PCD.That is the standard rim used by Echo.

    That is the rim used on most Japanese bakkies with 6 stud rims,...
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    Re: Rims for a trailer

    Duplicated...
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    Re: Mals next tjor.

    Daardie voertuig se onderhoud sal jou in die volgende 4 of 5 jaar dalk soveel as die koopprys kos....

    Those are notoriously expensive on maintenance... and the value of the Rand vs the pound does...
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    Re: ZD30 engine

    Hang van prys af, maar dis gewoonlik goedkoper en vinniger om 'n import te koop.

    Ek het 'n TD27 gekoop en die enjin was nog so nuut, hy was nog styf, eers na 10k km losgeraak. Was sterk in goed op...
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    MediaRelease: Re: Alfa Giulia 2000 GTV resto

    Some of my Alfas. Some I raced, some only for road use.

    That red Alfetta 2000 was a Alfa Romeo 2000 Super Executive Turbo. number 5 of only 51 built. After turning the boost up from the standard...
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    Re: Overland vehicle prep... What would you do?

    Jip, that middle spot is illegal and the cops WILL stop you. It stands out like a sore thumb and can be spotted a mile away. All lights have to be in pairs and may not straddle the centre line of a...
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    Re: Heavy duty drawer sliders

    So if you have this at 1600mm long, you can only slide it out about 1000 to 1100mm. The piece inside is required to hold the drawer up and in place.That is unfortunately the downfall of this type of...
  12. Re: Can a tyre with slight flat spots smooth out over time?

    Read this:

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/105202-Tyre-shaving

    It is called tyre skimmimg : https://www.demon-tweeks.com/se/demon-tweeks-tyre-shaving-service-146137/

    More...
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    MediaRelease: Re: Alfa Giulia 2000 GTV resto

    Yep, that was me. I had a 1750 Spider and joined Wille.R's group.
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    Re: Elephants dying in huge numbers ?

    It is a huge heap of Bull Dust....

    Currently proven that is was not culling or poisoning (by humans). It is in one area and very random, possibly due to them eating toxic plants.

    Plants...
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    Re: I don't like NP300

    I had mine done through a friend about 15 years ago. I don't know who he got to do it. He has since closed his Panel Beater business and has moved to Europe.
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    Re: Recovery boards from China

    You stop as soon as your wheels reach hard ground and remove them. You can go a little way on hard ground, the vehicle just gets lifted up by the ends of the wood, nothing serious happens .....
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    Re: Olive the Nissan..........

    They come standard with one recovery point front and one rear, decent strong hooks...

    Under body & diff protection as well as decent strong rock sliders available from Pieter Connan who posted...
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    Re: Olive the Nissan..........

    Ja, agter locker standaard

    Gewoonlik 16" - 245/70 x 16 maar ouens sit 265/65 x 16 op, of 265/70 x 16, 265/75 x 16 en extreme 285/70 x 16
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    Re: I don't like NP300

    Kobus,

    When you raise the Sani/Hardbody/NP300 front suspension, you will notice that the tie-rods do not run parallel to the ground (ie level) any more.

    That causes the tie-rod ends to fail due...
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    Re: Recovery boards from China

    Yes, I have these, that I saw a local use in the Chobe area, only he used tree branches, not planks. I was amazed how effective and simple they were. I do not have a video of how they work.
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    Re: Recovery boards from China

    I like these!!! Small, and light, quick & easy to fit, easy to store. Can be fitted front or rear.
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    Re: Terrano experts

    Steering component mod to enable you to raise the suspension and others
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    Re: Terrano experts

    More pics

    Various trips into Africa from 2003 to 2013
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    Re: Terrano experts

    This is a Terrano Look-alike I saw in Randburg in 2007, it was called a Ford Maverick, obviously a Grey import as these were never available here...
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    Re: Terrano experts

    More pics
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    Re: Terrano experts

    Problem seems to have been an appostrophy, thanks Jelo
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    Re: Stuck Ratchet Crimpers

    I maybe will need something like that once a year, so not at all cost effective to spend a R1K on a crimping tool like that. I bought a cheapy one from Builders for R160 or R170 recently. It has no...
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    Re: Custom trailer idea

    You are going to need something more than an Isuzu to tow that (or anything even nearly similar) comfortably, with respect to the Isuzu.

    For towing that, you will need a Land Cruiser 200, a...
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    Re: Terrano experts

    Tie rod end and drag link upgrade for Terrano and Hardbody/NP300 if you wish to raise the suspension and hope for you tie rod ends and drag link to last.

    Also some other fotos of my and other...
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    Re: Terrano experts

    Any Nissan dealer should be able to help or guide you on this one.
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    Re: Terrano experts

    Gert Louw (Nisprouw) is your man, just up the hill from Alberton North is an area I think is called Elandspark. His number is 0845774893.

    I hard my 1999 2.7 Tdi Terrano for 13 years and 350,000km....
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    Re: Ctek D250s help please

    This is the recommended voltages from manufacturers of batteries:

    Discover Battery - discoverbattery.com - battery-101 - General-Charging


    AGM battery charging...
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    Re: Ctek D250s help please

    See post #14. Lead acid batteries are so yesterday for aux batteries these days, so unfortunately solenoids are useless on modern batteries....

    Also! A solenoid is not a charging system. It is...
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    Re: Ctek D250s help please

    See post #14. Lead acid batteries are so yesterday for aux batteries these days, so unfortunately solenoids are useless on modern batteries.....
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    Re: Ctek D250s help please

    I fitted a Victron DC to DC for alternator charging, a separate Victron MPPT for my Solar and a Cteck 5 amp charger (that can do Gel & AGM) for at home on mains.

    The nice thing about the two...
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