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    Re: Rubber duck trip down Orangeriver

    .... eddies or ellies ????
    🤔
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    Re: TD5 130 P/Up Tank on Support Bars

    ... yes have steel under-tank protective shield but, no, neither, tank nor shield, resting on the supports, but toooo close to them ... so occassional abrasive action ...
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    Re: Why a "high lift jack"

    ... its a time-tested piece of equipment, like a hammer etc ...
    ... not some new fandangled gadget ...
    ... so cant understand logic of giving it the hoof ...
    Guys say its dangerous , yet same...
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    TD5 130 P/Up Tank on Support Bars

    My 130 P/Up Defenders fuel tank
    sits too close to the 2 support bars that extend from the Tow Plate back
    to the Chassis Rails.
    At some stage the abrasion may give rise to a leak developing from ...
  5. Re: March Difflock vs Traction Control brekkie Run

    ... my money would be on double diff lock vehicles.
    Single diff-lock vs traction control over 4 wheels not a fair test.
    ... then there’s crawlers ....
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    Re: Defender 130 camping setups and vehicle mods

    yu

    ... that is a lot ... esp as 130 has a
    large bin overhang (+26cm ?) beyond
    the rear chassis cross member ...
    Land Cruiser commonly have duel
    Spares at the back ( often on duel
    swingarms,...
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    Sticky: Re: LR parts offered / required

    ... I have an 81 2-door Classic and may be interested in the cylindrical aircon compressor
    if it is the same (?), in working condition and depending on price ... ?
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    Re: ASPW's latest build in Oz

    ... if you sell this modern tech stuff,
    its a good quick way to make money.

    ... but if you buy and use it, often find
    it doesnt really do the job or its got a very short useful lifespan, if at...
  9. Thread: My Awning

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    Re: My Awning

    I would like a 270 but in nearly all
    cases one need also have a sturdy/permanent roof rack for attachment of the fulcrum brackets etc and be sure that height clearances are still OK for garages...
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    Re: Roberts Bird app

    ... so my wife downloaded Roberts App by using these Apple Cards one can buy at stationers etc
    Now I want to also use it on my phone via the 'Family Sharing' option...
    ... but system seems to ask...
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    Re: Moving back home from Norway

    ... bring back a reindeer skin to keep warm in your RTT ...
    I regret not doing so after doing
    a Nthn Lights trip to Norway in 2019 ...
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    Re: Présentation

    Tres Bien, Mon Ami
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    Sticky: Re: LR parts offered / required

    Hi Rian,
    I would like the rest ie in particular:

    *The Galvanised smaller fittings for doors & tailgate ie for latches & incl door handle
    *The distributor
    *The Chassis Cross Member

    ... or...
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    Re: Tyre pressure sensors

    ... surely these TPM system sensors report wrt The Ideal Gas Law etc ... ?
  15. Re: Is a Nissan Patrol better than a Toyota Landcruiser?

    ... No ... !

    ... & it probly couldn't even get there
    ... or out !
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    Re: One Last Hurrah

    ... beware of charging Hartebees !!

    How you doing !

    ...
  17. Thread: Aviary help

    by BushNomad
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    Re: Aviary help

    The capturing and keeping of wild birds is generally not allowed in SA
    though there is a good variety of
    other 'aviary birds' to choose from.
    The bigger the aviary the better (>3m*5m) pref with 1...
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    Re: Engine suggestion for a Discovery 2

    ... in a Defender or Disco,
    a TD5 is generallly a V. good engine.
    If you must change ... go V8,
    if fuel bill not a blocker ...
    .. else 300 TDi ...
  19. Re: Lockdown regulations and traveling with alcohol

    ... maybe all entering should wear
    wide brimmed Mexican sombreros ...
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    Re: 235/85/16 on Hilux Vigo

    ... 235/85/16 is standard shoe-size
    for Defender ... just saying ...
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    Series I Re: Series 1 Full restoration (5 year plan)

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    Re: Small Low-Cost Off-Grid Solar System

    ... so for how many years is such a certified installation professional liable for the integrity of the installation and any damage or injury etc arising from it ?
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    Re: Researcher attacked by lion, Okavango Delta

    ... may I ask why ... ?
  24. Re: Lusaka Shootings ahead of Zambia Elections ?

    ... fixed the link ...
  25. Lusaka Shootings ahead of Zambia Elections ?

    ... seems theres some early political tenderising in Zambia ahead of elections in 2021 ...
    ... evidently a single lone constable was blamed and called to account , but 'committed suicide' , for...
  26. Re: Where to buy replacement for broken plastic handle on a venter trailer.

    ... just use chromed cupboard handle ... very similar
  27. Thread: Tent Light

    by BushNomad
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    Re: Tent Light

    ... Great Light Hunters ...
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    Re: Engine suggestion for a Discovery 2

    ... Isuzu or Cummins ...
    if you must put in an alien engine.
    For me would be a no-brainer:
    300TDi ' KannieDood'.
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    Re: Researcher attacked by lion, Okavango Delta

    ... Lion evidently later died ... presumably of car injuries.
    Was 'Biafran' thin and undernourished and looked to be very old ... may well also have been disabled in some way.
    Probly frantically...
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    Discovery 2: Re: TD5 allot of white smoke and loss of power

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  31. Re: Is a Nissan Patrol better than a Toyota Landcruiser?

    ... Petrol/ Diesal ... consumption etc ... maybe we should be just looking
    at Fuel Cost / Km travelled, offroad... not just 'extra-urban' ...

    There are I guess different models, engines etc but...
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    Re: Alternator wear and tear

    Charging a second battery and all other electrical junk in your vehicle all contribute to the net load call on your alternator ... all energy that has to be generated.
    I think the relevant aspect is...
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    Defender Re: New Defender NCAP Rating

    ... that vehicle will, in time, easily overcome far bigger & earthier obstacles than the remote armchair warriors impulsive clatter ...
  34. Re: Is a Nissan Patrol better than a Toyota Landcruiser?

    ... Your numbers reflect EMPV,
    Efficient Market Pricing of Value ...
    but I get , forum member owners,
    estimates of Fuel consumption to be :

    Defender 12 L/100km
    LC......... 16 L/100km...
  35. Re: Is a Nissan Patrol better than a Toyota Landcruiser?

    ... all this LC vs Patrol stuff ...
    Kom, Kom Guys !!

    No squabbling down there in the ranks !!


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