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    Re: White lettering on BFG

    I see you are 68, perhaps you have cateracts ;D (apparently at early stages they make you see colours less vivid than normal).
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    Re: Gamkaskloof (Die Hel) met BL

    Daar is nog 'n argument teen karavane op Swartberg en dus ook Die Hel se passe.
    Karavane is gewoonlik redelik swaar, en tweewiel aangedrewe voertuie loop erg skop-skop teen die styl hellings as...
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    Re: The fabled 3500kg towing capacity

    Redman, is the table you attached from Toyota SA or Oz? Why I ask is that in SA we usually tend to talk about Tare and not Kerb mass.
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    Re: Jimny 4x4 -Trailer combo

    From the Jimny Gen 4 (JB74, 2018+) Owners Manual

    Maximum towing capacity (gross trailer weight; trailer with integrated drawbar, and cargo)
    Braked trailer: 1300 kg (2866 lbs) only applicable up...
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    Re: Interesting Technical Towing Video

    I wonder how many of those towing models have now been built on Oz. Must be dozens, and they all only demonstrate one aspect of trailer instability. All are ignorant of a dozen other factors also...
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    Sticky: Re: Towing Regulations

    Makes it possible to tow trailer with plated GVM up to the tow vehicle manufacturer towing limit as it is a service brake. With overrun brakes you are only allowed to tow trailers with plated GVM up...
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    Re: My Disco 1 LT230 Transfer box rebuild thread

    GL5 EP oil in axle differentials is more for the benefit of the spiral bevel and hypoid drive gears than for the internal differential gears, the LT230 differential is driven with normal helical...
  8. Re: Accommodation between Upington and Namibian border

    Upington to Mariental is only 700 km, open road and easy 7hr drive with ~1 hour at border.
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    Re: 80 series towing

    What a waste of an excellent car :'(
  10. Re: Problems with the 2019 Land rover discover 5 SE V6 diesel?

    The person who deleted you message is Dirk, the owner of this list. It is his fullest right and you should familiarise yourself with the rules of the list. No swearing is a fundamental rule, even if...
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    Re: Classic Land Cruisers

    Good looking cruiser! Painted or wrapped?
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    Re: My Disco 1 LT230 Transfer box rebuild thread

    Edit: Have to correct myself from earlier incorrect data
    The original classic RR with LT95 4-speed gearbox with integral transfer had HR ratios of 1.174 and later 1.113
    The Vogue 4-speed manual...
  13. Re: Alternative to RTT, Ground tent, Camping set up?

    Found the original thread. The guys 4x4Community forum name is pardus, his real name is Graham Dyer.
    See the thread under https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/295417-Tent-Trailer-ideas
  14. Re: Alternative to RTT, Ground tent, Camping set up?

    Get this guy to build you one of his trailers, this is the best type for older guys, bed is easy to get in, and you have a hard floor dressing area. Local guy on the forum AFAIK, Graham Dyer....
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    Re: FS : Brand New 4 Metre D/Axle Trailer

    Only in a break-down emergency. But seeing that Jeeps are always broken, you should get away with the story from Jhb to Cape Town [emoji1]
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    Re: FS : Brand New 4 Metre D/Axle Trailer

    That is GCM (combined mass of tow vehicle and trailer/s), usually a tow vehicle manufacturer limitation, and (at least for commercial vehicles) usually plated on the tow vehicle. Also illegal to...
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    Re: FS : Brand New 4 Metre D/Axle Trailer

    I'm with Johan on this one. The wording of the regulations is quite clear.
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    Re: FS : Brand New 4 Metre D/Axle Trailer

    You may tow up to GVM of 3500kg with your Disco if the trailer has service brakes, i.e. positively powered by air, electrics, or hydraulics when you brake the towing vehicle. The tow vehicle tare...
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    Re: FS : Brand New 4 Metre D/Axle Trailer

    Not correct. You may not tow an unbraked trailer with a GVM mass of more than half the the tow vehicle tare, or 750kg max, whichever is the lower value. So the Uno can legally tow max 374kg GVM...
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    Re: FS : Brand New 4 Metre D/Axle Trailer

    Unfortunately the plated GVM (i.e. 3000kg) is taken as the legal weight. If you want to tow it behind the Trol, you will have to get it re-registered and plated for 2300kg GVM.
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    Re: FS : Brand New 4 Metre D/Axle Trailer

    Thats correct Petri.
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    Re: FS : Brand New 4 Metre D/Axle Trailer

    There is a problem with that trailer. It has run-in brakes, and a GVM off 3000kg. That means the tow vehicle must have a Tare of 3000 kg minimum to be able to legally tow it, even if the trailer is...
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    Re: Defender 110 V8 how much

    There were definitely still new V8 Defenders available for sale in 1996, with rear disc braked axles, perhaps they were built in '94/'95 and were just selling slow. From '97 the 2.8 BMW engine...
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    Re: Pulled out of retirement

    Do not use airbag helpers with that set-up, rather get upgraded spring packs if you want to level things off. Airbag helpers pumped hard with a heavy load is a sure way of breaking that Cruiser's...
  25. Re: Tyres, Mags and Rims: Trade, Buying, Selling, Swap, Give-away or whatever ....

    Replaced the OE tyres on my daughter’s 2020 MY Suzuki Jimny and there are now 5 take-off Dunlop AT20 Grandtrek 195/80R15 tyres available for sale in Nelspruit. If not sold, I will bring them to...
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    Re: Rim repair, Maun?

    Hopefully if that wheel fail you will make a single vehicle accident. Hopefully.
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    Re: Rim repair, Maun?

    Or in Canada you may, as long as you have $2 million insurance and meet a whole host of other requirements.
    http://www.bclaws.ca/civix/document/id/loo94/loo94/5_97
    But will I have my alloy rims...
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    Re: Rim repair, Maun?

    Standard ISO 14400 clearly indicates, that the repair welding of wheel drive should not be made, since this can introduce additional stresses in its critical regions. The organization EUWA...
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    Re: Pulled out of retirement

    If thats an original Meano steel canopy it weighs a ton! Friend had one on his Meano conversion.
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    Re: Options if one gets COVID in Botswana.

    What I've heard of Botswana is that if you test positive you go to a state appointed quarentine centre, AND you pay for the priviledge if you are not a citizen.
    But what you both have to ask...
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    Re: Gas oven needed. About 50lt

    Nope, that is south of Centurion at the Jukskei ...
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    Re: Wat sal jy waar laai?

    Hoeveel mense? As jy alleen is kan jy paar sakke hout in passasier se plek inlaai :-)
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    Re: Edge Out TearDrop

    Look at old JoJo tanks and you will get an idea.
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    Re: Land Cruiser 300 - 3.3L V6 diesel

    Fixed!
    Man, that thing was ugly from the front!
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    Re: Land Cruiser 300 - 3.3L V6 diesel

    Very impressive video and details
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Eg3G3425sk
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