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    Re: 200Ah Gel batterye: Hoe lank kan hulle hou?

    Check that your charging voltage and cycle is as per the suppliers specifications to ensure the battery gets fully charged before the next load cycle.
    Also check the individual battery voltages when...
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    Re: 200Ah Gel batterye: Hoe lank kan hulle hou?

    This is correct
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    Re: Pajero engine check light

    Thanks for all the info. The Pajero was out of action for a short while as we had to change the sump. During this time we took the opportunity to change all belts and filters. We could now also get...
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    Re: New tendency: standing up while lane splitting

    According to the South African Road Traffic Act, standing up on a motor cycle while riding is actually illegal
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    Re: Pajero engine check light

    Hi Sneaky Pete, sorry for the delay in replying, it is not common rail, it is direct injection
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    Pajero engine check light

    We have a 2006 Pajero 3.2 did (4M41). When under power the engine check light comes on and the engine cuts power. If you back off the throttle the check light goes off an all back to normal.

    It is...
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    Re: 1000W induction cooker

    A 1000W on two 12 volt 100 odd AH batteries. I think you are going to overload an hurt those batteries
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    Re: Prado suspension questions

    I have the Prada 120 and have installed an Ironman suspension with a 2 inch lift. Ironman, because their backup service is good. It definitely improved the ride and handling.
    It is still going good...
  9. Thread: Stained windows

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    MediaRelease: Re: Stained windows

    Try rubbing it down with vinegar, it removes the calcium buildup
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    Re: School me on fuses please

    With the general type fuses, like car type blade fuses. The fuse very importantly has a voltage rating. When a fuse blows an arc is created. If a 12 volt fuse is used on a 220 volt circuit that arc...
  11. Re: Can a solar panel deliver over and above its rated output?

    There’s nothing strange with this particular scenario. The controller is showing the actual current at that instant with respect to the voltage at that instant
    18 volt & 8,34 amps = 150 watt
    13.8...
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    Re: Do Trailer Wheel Rims Get Hot

    To my knowledge trailer wheel bearings should have some axial play when cold (2 to5 thou) to ensure that at operating temperature there is zero play or pressure to ensure optimum bearing life. An...
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    Re: Please help pick my solar panels..

    I must say that I am supprised at these prices, I bought two 100W semi flex solar panels about three years back from Easy Solar for just over R1k each.
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    Re: FJ Cruiser noise from hand brake

    Jono, the FJ runs the same mechanicals as the Prada 120 series. Go to the Pradopoint website, (Aussie site) they have got a lot of info there and will lead you to helpful YouTube videos around the...
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    Re: FJ Cruiser noise from hand brake

    You are thinking of the old Land Rovers that had the hand brake drum at the back of the transfer box. This is not the case on the Land Cruiser
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    Re: what are two spoor trails

    Sorry something went wrong uploading pichttps://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/blob:https://www.4x4community.co.za/be60be57-dc8a-4bf4-a16d-e4a1c971c270
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    Re: Noisy neigbor - what do I do?

    If somebody else uses your Pajero and gets a fine for contravening the rules of the road, who is held accountable
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    Re: Noisy neigbor - what do I do?

    Noise is an infringement of the Municipal bylaws. Try contacting the Municipality who have law enforcement officers who handle this sort of thing
  19. Re: Is this the best battery for camping/trailer etc ever. ?

    Poen, amongst many other issues, your lead crystals are not going to do 7000 cycles the blue nova are guaranteed for
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    Re: NL 90L - Fridge yay, Freezer nay

    it is unlikely that you will get this temperature fluctuation in just a few hours. It sounds like the temperature probe / sensor is faulty.
    It is cheap and easy to replace. I have the 90L double...
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    Re: DIY high voltage probe for multimeter.

    Your knowledge of electricity and the dangers thereof is clearly lacking.
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    Re: Camping fridge duration

    I have a National Luna 90 odd liter double door, been running 24/7 for about 15 years now and still working perfectly
  23. Re: Trying to nurse a seven year old deep cycle back to normal.

    Seven years for such a battery is generally a good innings, and you cannot expect it to still hold 100% capacity. However dependent on battery temperature, a battery will start gassing when charged...
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    Discovery 2: Re: Confusing oil usage

    Had a similar problem after a complete V8 rebuild. No visible smoking, but found higher oil consumption after hard longish highway driving. Never confirmed the problem, however found number 8...
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    Re: Deep Cycle Battery Pricing

    The “Good old Battery Centre Silver Calcium” is in fact a First National Battery. I have had a number of them, in both applications, car cranking and standby, with reasonably good results. Those I...
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    Re: Caravan hire in Richardsbay

    There is a Campworld in Empangeni that could also possibly help
    I have no personal experience but understand the Richards Bay caravan park comes highly recomended, but also understand the monkeys...
  27. Thread: Hole in tyre

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    Re: Hole in tyre

    A vulcanizing repair does not repair the inner belting which has a 4 cm cut through it. The integrity of that tyre is compromised no matter how you repair it.
    The consequences of that tyre failing...
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    Re: Intermittent heat gauge rising "overheating"

    Had a similar problem on a Fofd Bantam at around 70k and again at 140k km. Temp would climb quickly, a bit of mild reving and temp back to normal. On both occasions replased water pump, thermostst...
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    Poll: Re: Will you give it up?

    Will these cars be able to avoid Potholes
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    Re: LED Camping Lantern

    That is not a good idea, it is ultra violet and very bad for your eyes.
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    Re: Do you leave Auto in Drive at robot

    4. Put in P. This is not something I would do, being bumped from either the front or back could result in gearbox damage
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    Defender Re: Defender Engine transplant

    The Lt77 is in fact a gearbox not aTC
  33. Re: Richtersveld - never been before - assistance please?

    Drove from Sendelingsdrift to Alexander Bay in May 2017, the worst dirt road I hav ever travelled on. Best to cross over to Oranjamund and drive the tar road to Rosh Pinah and come back with the pont...
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    Re: price reconditioned R380 gearbox

    That is a nice paint job, the question is, will the expensive bits inside perform as good as what the outside looks
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    Re: price reconditioned R380 gearbox

    Just be careful with buying reconditioned. You get as is, partially reconditioned and fully reconditioned. So at the end of the day you dont know what you are getting. Make sure that you have...
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