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    Re: Sharing a common ground

    Connect the car to the canopy with a copper wire to make a secure electrical connection between them.
  2. Re: How long will we be able to keep the internal combustion engine running?

    Dont see any electric trucks or aircraft so petroleum fuels will be around for a long time.
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    Re: Where to Camp in Kruger

    Vir kinders berg n dal of shingwedzi of punda Maria. Swembad by kampplek.
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    Re: Alko Hitch bumping on Jurgens Oryx

    Shock possibly needs replacement. Heavy duty one costs just under R1000
  5. Re: Balule in Kruger National Park routes and water holes

    Thimbivati picnic spot. All along river.
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    Re: Large battery draw when starting

    Battery on way out
  7. Re: Dodged a huge bullet on a dual battery solar setup.

    Looks like plank was to close to exhaust manifold
  8. Re: The Masticated Vellie, a CKGR, Makgadigadi, Nxai Pan, Nata report

    Thanks. Enjoyed reading.
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    Re: 4x4 Vehicle Tug of War

    For the Cruiser owners:
    https://m.facebook.com/watch/?v=3311194458922363&_rdr
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    Freelander II Re: 2007 Freelander 2 td4 HSE not starting

    Batterys charge rates are not linear and to fully charge could take more than 5 hours.
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    Re: Stainless steel snorkels

    Paint plastic one with chrome spray paint
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    Re: Solar panel and camping fridge

    Snomaster freezers have a soft startup. Not sure of other brands
  13. Thread: Garmin Nuvi

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    Re: Garmin Nuvi

    Works on nuvi 205W
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    Re: Does a tonneau cover safe fuel

    Ieave the tailgate open
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    Re: Tracks4Africa during COVID-19

    R875 for 5 yrs subscription. Already downloaded.
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    Re: Inverter recommendations for camping usage?

    Modified sine is good for charging purposes.
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    Re: Discover Battery Issue

    Same problem with Mixtech batterys. Run 2 in parallel and one dies resulting in reduced installation capacity. This happened to me twice and I fortunatly piched up the second failure while it was...
  18. Re: cable wiring thickness when connect gauge in cable

    The voltage drop is like walking uphill. The longer the hill the more you tire. Keep the thin wires as short as possible.
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    Re: lighter socket

    USB ports are only 5 volts. Current is less than 50 % on 12v supply to USB port.
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    Re: Which company to use

    Dont use a booking agent. Book directly with some group for third bridge or Kwalate safaris for Xakanaka or SKL group for Khwai camp.
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    Re: Snomaster fridge in SP Tourer caravan

    Set the cutout voltage to 10.7 volts.
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    Re: Can you feed back to Grid

    Your electrical meter is only programmed to register the power that you import(use). Should you export any power it will not be registered thus you will be giving it to the supplier for free.
  23. Re: ZF Oil Service Special this Valentine's Day - R3000 incl VAT

    Where can I have this service done as I reside in Nelspruit
  24. Re: Travel from 2Rivers / Twee rivieren to Gauteng - best road

    Via Upinton. Distance further but tar all the way
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    Re: Decent vehicle battery brand?

    Both willard and varta are distributed by auto x. Willard has 25 month warranty.
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    Re: Disco 3 SE V8 versus Disco 4 HSE V8

    I have heard that the lr4 brake discs are too large for 18 inch rims.
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    Re: Solar panel as a wind resistance cheater.

    It works. Mine is mounted at about 30 degrees. I have driven over 1000 kilos on corrugated sand roads and it's still good. Regarding stones it is very unlikely that a stone will ever be lifted that...
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    Re: Problem with small generator - need help

    The revs do not determine the voltage but the frequency. At 3000 it will be 50hz.
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    Re: Resetting odometer to zero - issues?

    I had a 2005 fiesta that they replaced the instrument cluster on due to it being in miles not km. The odo info was not on the cluster but is stored in the vehicles CPU. The techie was unable to...
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    Re: Place to stay in Botswana

    Kang Ultra Stop. Secured camping area.
  31. Thread: Discovery 4

    by desdrake
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    Discovery 4 Re: Discovery 4

    Strange all the critics own cruisers.
  32. Thread: Discovery 4

    by desdrake
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    Discovery 4 Re: Discovery 4

    Any brand can have occasional problems. Toured Khutse and Mabuasehube last year with 100 reliability. I suspect most problems on all brands is due to lack of decent servicing and maintenance.
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    Re: Extended Warranty / Service plan

    Took out a Motorite 2 year mechanical warranty for under 20k. Best coverage I could find. In 2 years there are 2 services that together should come in below 15k. That's a total of 35k.
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    Re: Bat deterrent devices

    Only thing that works is to put a permanently on light where they roost
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    Re: 4x4 Community Stickers

    Thanks. PM me the cost of 3 delivered to White River.
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