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  1. Re: resonating and humming sounds - 2008 dtec

    the second type of humming is more like a resonating sound that changes with engine speed. i wish i knew how to explain it better!
    most noticeable over 100kph. as soon as i push the clutch in, it...
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    Re: Op Die Berg to Wuppertal...anybody?

    My dad it not too long ago....most steep sections are concreted now.
    A 2x4 will easily make it.

    Quaint coffee shop is a must stop in Eselbank.
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    Re: Snomaster vs Dometic (80l)

    One fridge is better than 2 in terms of consumption - only one compressor to run.
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    Re: Snomaster vs Dometic (80l)

    I have been running the Waeco CF50 for many years and have had no issues what so ever.
    Waeco and Dometic are the same I believe.

    Based on certain threads on this forum, there seems to be very...
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    Re: D4D Injector problems ??

    With my vehicle, I thought it would be a good idea to throw some injector cleaner thought the system.
    I am assuming it was the first time it had been administered to the vehicle in 250 000km, as I...
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    Re: D4D Injector problems ??

    I had to replace my injectors at about 260 000km
    2.5 D4D

    From what I can gather the 250 000km mark is where they normally begin to give some trouble.
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    Re: Where do you have to stop for a "meal"

    Ou Meul bakery in Riviersonderend.

    The other outlets are just not the same.
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    Re: Cape Town shut down

    The following areas are targeted to be disrupted on the day of the protest: Beacon Valley, Tafelsig, Eastridge and Woodlands in Mitchells Plain, Parkwood, Lavender Hill, Kensington, Factreton, Ocean...
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    Re: Injector cleaner

    My feeling is that injector cleaner works if used regularly from the first tank full of diesel.

    My experience is that if used only when the injectors start showing signs of malfunction it is too...
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    Re: Fortuner shocks

    Phoned around and finally decided on the Monroe shock.
    Got them replaced yesterday.

    The old ones were pretty buggered.
    With the new ones on the vehicle certain feels closer to what it was when...
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    Re: Fortuner shocks

    I have reached the time that I need to replace the shocks on my SRX D4D - hit 315000 on the originals and feel that it is the right thing to do.

    Based on discussions a "standard" replacement will...
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    Re: Dual Battery System

    Suggest you contact Ford to see who are their approved installers - last thing you want is for your guarantee to be voided.

    my guess would be either safari centre or 4x4 mega world will be the...
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    Re: leaf spring mounting reinforcement

    Thanks Heinz,

    I am still planning to bring the trailer in for a few modifications once we have decided on what needs completing then we can look at the "cracks" but will monitor them on upcoming...
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    Re: leaf spring mounting reinforcement

    From what I understand (I have bought the trailer second hand) the previous owner had it from new and had only used it twice (max 1,000km) based on the state of the trailer and tent I agree with his...
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    Re: leaf spring mounting reinforcement

    Herewith pictures of how the leaf springs are attached to the Metalain mini I have.

    The flat section that runs parallel with the road / chassis makes sense and gives it more strength - however i...
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    Re: Converting a trailer to a braked trailer

    Thanks for raising this - this is a point I had not considered!

    Plan is now to rather find a braked trailer that suits our needs....back to hunting one down!
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    Re: Converting a trailer to a braked trailer

    Nope - will have it done professionally
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    Re: Converting a trailer to a braked trailer

    Thanks for all the comments and feedback.

    I have also spoken to the original manufactures and await their feedback.
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    Re: Converting a trailer to a braked trailer

    Just looked on their website and took the following 2 option:

    Coupler - R3500

    http://burquip.co.za/shop/ball-coupler-cbk2000c/

    Axle - R5500

    http://burquip.co.za/shop/axle-afc45a-1510-04s/
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    Re: Converting a trailer to a braked trailer

    Thanks done so.
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    Converting a trailer to a braked trailer

    Hi All,
    we are currently looking at an off-road trailer but unfortunately the axle is not braked.
    Does anyone have relevantly recent costs associated with converting trailer to a braked trailer?
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    Re: What tyre to pick for bt50?

    Firestone destination - one of the most underrated tyres IMHO
    Also very well priced usually
  23. Re: ISUZU D-Teq 300KB - Possible drivetrain / clutch issues

    Prop shaft out of balance or universal joints / joint beginning to go?
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    Re: Old Postman Route Fenced Off.

    Very irritating if this remains the case as this was a great little drive!
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    Re: AGM car batteries.

    I have an AGM battery in my 2005 hilux for about a year now and everything seems fine......(as a crank battery)
    Put in by battery centre so I assume they know what they are doing.

    However checked...
  26. Re: "Sensor" that controls back drum breaks, causing them to bind

    @Pienats,

    To be honest I have not investigated it further, however subsequent to that trip I have not noticed it happening again. See point below:

    The stiffening of the hand-brake did happen,...
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    Re: Camping with kids, what age?

    My little sprocket was 3 months old the first time out. (it was a cold wet weekend in the Cape)

    We just took it as it comes.....he still prefers sleeping in a tent.

    Our last trip was a few...
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    Re: Deep Cycle Battery Pricing

    Thanks Eggie,

    I have to add that the Deltec and Deka are bought directly from the distributor / manufacturer while the others are via a commercial outlet (e.g. battery centre / safari centre / 4x4...
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    Re: Deep Cycle Battery Pricing

    Just got the following pricing on batteries - for interest sake
    Specification was 105 A/h deep cycle

    Deltec R2,156.00 (105 A/h - wet cell semi deep cycle) retail R2500 + VAT
    Deka R3,250.00...
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    Re: Best South African-made Roof top tent?

    I believe so yes.
    There is an outlet in DBN somewhere.

    IKAMPER SOUTH AFRICA



    Administration Office
    16 Peter Mokaba Ridge
    Berea
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    Re: Best South African-made Roof top tent?

    Not SA made but worth investigating - they make a 4 person version.

    https://www.ikamper.com/
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    Re: Tankwa Karoo R355

    option 3 - the best by far.
    to me the best pass in RSA.
  33. Re: Very short Kgalagadi trip report and some photo's

    This thread is creating excitement as we have just received our booking for 3 weeks time;
    2 nights TR
    3 nights Nossob
    1 night TR
    All camping!
    Hoping to show my little one some decent...
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    Re: Another one bites the dust

    I know and that is not a Joke - based on reputations.
    Wondering if their other establishments are going to fold?
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    Re: Another one bites the dust

    There are 2 sides to this story...................!
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