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  1. Thread: Fridge

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    Re: Fridge

    I have one like that....fits nicely in Rocky's



    Takealot easiest option, but slightly smaller. Prices have gone up though:(
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    Re: Lead acid minimum charge current

    And there we live in vastly different areas of SA

    During the first lockdown I maintained vehicle batteries with a 10W as mentioned & 5W maintainer system. One was a five year old battery.

    All...
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    Re: Lead acid minimum charge current

    What does a solar charge controller do?

    Many systems on holiday homes/2nd homes are on 'standby'
    Gets charged to float and stays at float for prolonged periods of time. Solar controller regulates...
  4. Thread: Jeep behemoth

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    Jeep behemoth

    https://youtu.be/mei0gFgwzn0
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    Re: 6500KM Trip Namibia

    Just love the colour blend in pic2:)
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    Re: Camp fridge,105ah battery and solar?

    Thanks for that, well written post

    If you stick to lead acids, then this why I believe High Cycle, or semi deep cycle batteries is a better choice than AGM for camping. After three days of cloudy...
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    Re: Gardena Roll Flat Hose 15 m in a Cassette

    I get impression it is discontinued in SA
  8. Re: Advice on an inherited Jurgens Areo XL please.

    Type in Caravanning forums in South Africa. Google
    I counted four ….
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    Re: South Africa banning 50ppm diesel

    ...or cheap 'Astron Energy' oils....
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    Re: South Africa banning 50ppm diesel

    It produces fuel.
    That's why I pay R15.25/l for 50ppm standard here:)
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    Re: Wanted - Clean Jeep XJ 4.0

    Huh???

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/347365-Buying-1997-Jeep-XJ-vs-1998?p=4732259#post4732259
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    Re: Die verkeerde manier

    Jy het moerasse nodig...
  13. Thread: Dello mgx again

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    Re: Dello mgx again

    Basically Delo Gold.

    Spec page: https://cglapps.chevron.com/msdspds/PDSDetailPage.aspx?docDataId=382107&docFormat=PDF

    Meets requirements for API CF-4 which I suspect is spec for you engine
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  14. Thread: Dello mgx again

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    Re: Dello mgx again

    Midas sells a 15W40 that is R180/5l

    Filled by the same people who make Caltex Delo. Thus a Caltex oil. Since you change every 5000km, you should be fine
  15. Re: Filling station put paraffin in my car. What do I do?

    These will have changed to reflect current fuel situation, but gist will stand

    http://www.energy.gov.za/files/policies/regulations_petroleumproducts_standards_2006.pdf

    Fuel has to adhere to...
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    Re: These Ford engines are crap.

    @Simon...you should have gotten a second opinion yonks ago.

    The guys you're using are gonna cost you money.
  17. Thread: Hoe de hel?

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    Re: Hoe de hel?

    Niks beat die low down revs power van my 2.8D, al is dit 'n plat bakkie>:D
  18. Thread: Stahlwille

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    Re: Stahlwille

    Same as my passed father's. Brother has it now. I have to do with the competition:)
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    Re: Tankwa roads eating tyres

    Especially with too hard tyres...
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    Poll: Re: What veg don't you eat? Why?

    Egg plants requires, same as sprouts, careful selection.|

    Try the smaller ones...they are better than the bigger ones. My wife wouldn't eat them, till I pointed heret to some recipes. Now I can't...
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    Poll: Re: What veg don't you eat? Why?

    wee bit johnny come lately on this thread....
    You need to choose your sprouts carefully. Here we can buy them fresh, choose the smaller one, the larger ones are more bitter and chewey.

    Try it:)
  22. Thread: Stahlwille

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    Re: Stahlwille

    Very sad state of affairs:mad:
  23. Thread: Stahlwille

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    Re: Stahlwille

    Why want to know worth?

    I would use it....

    Edit. Stahlwille ratchet had flip over lever for direction change. They wore out and became unoperational. Thus the Gedore one
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    Re: Anderson Plug Crimping Tool

    Doesn't his 'sparkling' personality answer your question?>:D
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    Re: Anderson Plug Crimping Tool

    You guys make it sound like crimping/soldering is a daily occurrence.

    Lugs are not that expensive
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    Propshaft alignment

    There is a guy in our area that bought a Rocky sans a gearbox and TC.|

    He had a pre 1998 Toyota 2.8D 4x4 gearbox and TC fitted. He had a Rocky bellhousing and they cut and joined the two housings....
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    Patrol Re: 4.2 tdi Patrol DC conversion

    Genuine vraag
    Wat maak Bilstein vere beter as 'gewones'?
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    Re: Camp fridge,105ah battery and solar?

    You're missing the grey in between....

    >:D
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    Re: Camp fridge,105ah battery and solar?

    Perfect for your setup.

    https://www.victronenergy.com/blog/2014/07/21/which-solar-charge-controller-pwm-or-mppt/

    More technical...
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    Re: Camp fridge,105ah battery and solar?

    I run my fridge at -8C for frozen goods.
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    Re: Newer bakkie suspension vs the older bakkies

    Air bags....or air helpers?...big difference
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    Re: Camp fridge,105ah battery and solar?

    Nope I am not messing with you.

    Before the fancy MPPT's arrived, all managed with PWM's and correctly sized wires.

    Blame KFC:p....they started this upsize trend. TIC (It does smokkel with your...
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    Re: Clarkson says it like it is

    @brucehun
    Truce called....you did extensively modify your original reply

    The old adage.....agree to disagree:)

    We live in different worlds and our viewpoints will thus differ. Each are valid....
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    Re: Newer bakkie suspension vs the older bakkies

    ...or less pressure in the tires
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    Re: Biggest/Best solar inverters

    Yeah Keith, I know.

    But like lead-acids working for me, Victron works for me.;D
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