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  1. Defender Re: Kitted out Defender vs towing a kitted trailer

    With a trailer you can have all the comforts of home and be able to do day trips without the hassle of setting up camp every time unless you are touring where the tent should not take more than at...
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    Re: Wanted - Sprite Scout Nomad

    Snyks,
    ek het jou nounet geantwoord
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    Re: Super select help (yes another)

    Correct lc means central diff lock engaged.
    4h can be used on tar, in fact i engaged 4h towing caravan to Moz and only went back to 2h once back home, using my 3.8 Paj
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    Re: What worm is this

    Doom very effective, but as mentioned, may cause problems for other animals
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    Re: Portable aircon using 12v?

    Eish
  6. Re: Morrungulo 28th December 2020 until 10 days after????

    Was there in 2004?? when the tsunami occurred.

    One morning i noticed a high tide line close to trees on beach, not far from our tents. Thought it was some special high tide thingie, two days later...
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    Re: What off road caravan to buy

    Tank is to rear of caravan, below door. There is a basin in that corner where you saw shower - thus plumbing close by for shower. I am also planning (have been planning for years now) to install...
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    Re: What off road caravan to buy

    Sprite Scout Nomad or similar, now produced by manufacturers, not Kempton Caravans any more.

    I have Nomad, does dirt roads very well, also Moz.

    One queenish sized flip out bed with tent top...
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    Sticky: Re: Post photos of your Suzuki here

    Is dit 1 April????? Nee

    Dit is lag-lag die onveiligste kombinasie wat ek nog gesien het. Ek het so baie respek vir die Jimny, maar hierdie vat die koek
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    Re: Buyers advise please

    Noem tog die regte enjin, daar is aansienlike verskil. jy is nog steeds reg, selfs die 1kzte is nie goed vergeleke met die Pajero.

    Maar verder, om te sÍ 2x of 4x die kms is plein swak advies
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    Re: Emergency jump starter

    Makes sense now, my system seems to charge to almost full, then stops. So that is to protect batteries
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    Re: Emergency jump starter

    I had to cancel email on phone due to silly system messages interrupting my cell phone usage at 1 every 20 seconds and have not yet reinstated service:o
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    Re: Emergency jump starter

    My camera (cellphone) is not on speaking terms with my laptop, cannot post pic.

    Can do WhattsApp if you want
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    Re: Emergency jump starter

    Bought myself a Li-Ion portable jump starter at Midas in 14th Ave. Now nameless because i mislaid the Chinglese booklet;D

    However, peak current is shown as 800A, which hopefully is adequate for my...
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    Re: Low Range - yes or no?

    When in doubt, I use low range. IMHO low range prevents stress on mechanical components (drivetrain). 1st or 2nd LR much better than 1st or 2nd HR and when you encounter an unexpected problem /...
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    Re: Road Laws concerning bakkie loadbins

    We were told years ago that with a ZA vehicle you do not go to town with passengers in load bin in Moz. Stay off main tarred roads and remain on sand / dirt roads.

    That is as long as nobody is...
  17. Re: Stuck on a hill with trailer, how to get out?

    Unhitching on a steep incline, up or down, is a very easy sure fire way to lose your trailer or damage vehicle. That XT140 is too heavy to unhitch, it will run away.
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Ranger T6 wheel nuts - rubbish quality

    Nut is a nut is a nut;D
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Ranger T6 wheel nuts - rubbish quality

    From another, older thread:

    Wheel nuts for standard D4 are from UK and size is 7/8 inch, not a 21 or 22mm.

    I always keep a 7/8 " socket in my car and insist on tyre centres using it.

    Perhaps...
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    Re: Vehicle license expired.....

    It has been said before:

    Your version
    My version
    The truth
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    Re: Vehicle license expired.....

    Vehicle licence is a road tax, has nothing to do with roadworthiness of the vehicle
  22. Re: Kerosene mixed with new oil substitute diesel

    I have read about using 2 stroke oil in a tank of diesel, but wonder what effect 20W40 oil will have.

    At school, my friends and i had two stroke 50cc bikes and we used SAE30 oil instead of two...
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    Re: Amarok Drinks coolant on long trips

    Same with my 1.6 tdi Polo. Loss of coolant, but no visible leak at all, no water on the ground etc.

    Pressure test showed no leak. Then Silverton Radiators told me it was the water pump leaking. It...
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    Re: No more batteries for geyser

    Two months or so for a geyser for a house, also same in my case i convert D size into AAA. AAA also last 2 months or so.

    Problem OP has, i think, is that battery quality these days are very poor,...
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    Re: No more batteries for geyser

    My geyser by huis werk permanent op 2 x AAA binne-in die D doppe hierbo.
    Werk soos 'n bom
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    Re: Caravan Rental in Johannesburg Area

    You should have told Pieter to hand over remaining items in that crockery set, as you were entitled to it (having to purchase an entire set).

    Bloody skelm, he now has remainder of that set to...
  27. Re: Grid-tied or off-grid. Please consider ...

    Question not directed at me, but nevertheless, my Mecer inverter slows down PV watts when no or little load. When I e.g switch on aircon and demand increases, panels react immediately and up the...
  28. Re: Grid-tied or off-grid. Please consider ...

    Batteries now at 76% and pool has been running entire day. Red graph for grid flatlines from 7:48 this morning till now, thus no power from city council used
  29. Re: Grid-tied or off-grid. Please consider ...

    A I installed solar at my house
    It was frightfully expensive
    I am now 90% off grid
    At least i do not worry about loadshedding
    Also, the additional burden of increased power rates to...
  30. Re: Grid-tied or off-grid. Please consider ...

    A I installed solar at my house
    It was frightfully expensive
    I am now 90% off grid
    At least i do not worry about loadshedding
    Also, the additional burden of increased power rates to...
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    Re: Tyre pressure in sand

    Will not work in ZA - no anti theft device to prevent mischief. Once you stop, that device will be relocated
  32. Re: Warning - Xplorer and possibly also other models

    Swambo and i were driving behind a yellow trailer on tar road past Koedoeskop when the trailer lost its spare wheel. Spare wheel 15 inch was mounted vertically to front of trailer. Mounting broke...
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    Re: Would you buy?

    FJ is a petrol 4litre. Skipping one service for a petrol is not end of the world. I would have bought something like that, if ever i were crazy enough to want a 4litre petrol 4x4.
    Skipping a service...
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    Re: Tyre pressure in sand

    Superb video, really like those pipe thingies,

    No man 4x2, diff lock, 4bar and drop the clutch my ou. My bakkie is te swaar gelaai vir daai pap bande
  35. Re: Audi, BMW, Merc, Volvo, Lexus 4x4 Test

    An awkward test, vehicles being stopped too often. Methinks a bit of momentum would have solved many a problem. imho
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