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    Re: Gen4 Alternator output

    I would expect that you should see 14.2 V right after start-up, then as the battery takes charge it will drop to 13.6 V
    The standing battery at in a charged state should measure at about 12.6 V
  2. Thread: Inverters

    by Tiaan Pot
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    Re: Inverters

    https://mybroadband.co.za/forum/threads/generator-or-inverter-for-residential-use.1068126/page-109#post-25864236

    From about pg80
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    Re: Taking our SOHO off grid

    Have a look at a Sunsynk inverter. 8 kW for R10k less than the Victron
  4. Thread: Inverters

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    Re: Inverters

    No. I'm not in the business. I only do it for family and friends.
    Saterdays install was for a director at my company who asked. I've done two Victron installs on recommendation from TTT last years...
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    Re: Gates Timing belt kit for 2.5 D4D Hilux

    I would stick with the dealer parts on this one.
    Its pretty easy.
  6. Thread: Inverters

    by Tiaan Pot
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    Re: Inverters

    Axpert a brilliant UPS nothing more
    Yes I have one in my own house for the last 4 years
    And I even installed one on Saterday

    But
    If you are planning a propper system and plan on cutting on...
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    Re: Kodak/Axpert BMS cable

    If only you lived closer its pretty simple to crimp a cable like that
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    Re: V6 Amarok extreme value

    Blikskottel maar daai is n mooi plaas passat
  9. Thread: Inverters

    by Tiaan Pot
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    Re: Inverters

    If you classify Goodwe as expensive you are in for a surprise - Victron is expensive compared to the "cheap" inverters but in line with other "quality" brands.

    Goodwe and Sunsynk is the two best...
  10. Re: Need help with RCT axpert inverter charger

    I thought that's the local Victron fan boy hangout :-X
  11. Re: Fixing a southbend lathe from the late thirtys.

    Brilliant fix. I had to really zoom In to even notice where you fixed it
  12. Poll: Re: Which diesel Toyota engine is most reliable if you hardly use the vehicle?

    70 kW of untameable fury under the hood
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    Re: Table saw motor required

    Interesting my money would also have been on an induction motor. So its an Universal motor , or series wound motor I have only ever seen them used a smaller hand held tools, never on a table saw.
    ...
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    Re: Sunsync inverter systems

    Unable to pull more than 500w out of the battery bank. Goodwe try to fix it over the air with firmware upgraded and Segen Solar didn't want to assit as he bought it from Inverter warehouse.
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    Re: Sunsync inverter systems

    I have 3 friends with Sunsync system on Pylontec batteries. With sufficient panels you can charge a decent sized battery bank before 11am on a good day . They all have their geyeser on the system as...
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    Re: Radial arm saw

    I have a Adendorf cold cut saw. Even with a purpose made machine it's still a rather dangerous piece of equipment. If that tungsten blade grabs the work piece I would want to be close.

    Mine did it...
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    Re: Radial arm saw

    Check the allowed speed of the blade. Make sure the radial arm motor doesn't exceed that
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    Re: Engine transplant into D3

    Unless you have lots of time, expertise or money it would probably be best to just cut your losses and move on. I know it's not what you asked or want to hear at this stage but this quickly becomes a...
  19. Thread: Fj Cruiser

    by Tiaan Pot
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    Re: Fj Cruiser

    I'm interested to know why you would say no?

    I've never met an unhappy FJ owner ever. Personally I don't like the styling but it seems like Toyota really made a collectable with the FJ
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    Re: 3.2 did engine gesoek

    En loop hy nou al ?
  21. Re: Trainer in Lathe, Milling and Welding Wanted

    In the future it will all be computer based designs executed by CNC mills and lathes
  22. Thread: 150kw Hilux

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    Re: 150kw Hilux

    O Ek onthou jare terug toe Fortuner uitgekom het was daar n storie op Carte Balance. Ek was nie bewus dat dit nogsteeds n probleem is nie en selfs op die bakkies?
    Baie intersant dankie dat jy ons...
  23. Thread: 150kw Hilux

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    Re: 150kw Hilux

    Why would Toyota not test their bakkies on gravel roads if many will be used on gravel roads?
  24. Poll: Re: 1953 Colchester Student Mk1 6" gap bed - A restoration project

    Drill, tap, lock tight and a grubscrew should be the safest way.
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    Re: Insurgents take macomia

    Anardako?
  26. Thread: A upgrade

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    Re: A upgrade

    *an upgrade
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    Re: MIG and TIG welding Machine?

    I found welding shops and Adendorf much better.

    Chamberlains charges R500 for electrodes the same electrodes are R200 at Adendorf.

    The builder warehouse in my area never have a pack with 3...
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    Re: MIG and TIG welding Machine?

    Before even thinking of what size filler wire you need you are first going to have to practice alot with 2. 5mm electrodes and 2.5mm2 filler wire. TIG is not easy. You need an steady had, lots of...
  29. Poll: Re: 1953 Colchester Student Mk1 6" gap bed - A restoration project

    R5k for one that's needs a bit of love
  30. Poll: Re: 1953 Colchester Student Mk1 6" gap bed - A restoration project

    My man crush has few videos on cutting gears

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-XOM4E4RZQ
    and
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFqjQ3l1MRA


    Even using a CNC :...
  31. Poll: Re: 1953 Colchester Student Mk1 6" gap bed - A restoration project

    If you are willing to pay the courier fees I can borrow you a 2.2 kW 1ph to 3ph VFD for as long as you need it.
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    Re: If you had 90k to spend..

    There are much better inverters out there than Axperts today. I will find it very hard to recommend it to anyone now. 5 Years ago they were pretty cheap and filled a nice gap in the market. Today not...
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    Re: Interesting Ranger 3.2 vs 2.0 BTdi tow test

    If it wasnt for the flawed ERG cooler on the Amarok 2l it would probably be one of the most reliable high power output bakkie motors ever made. I personally know of 2 that made 400 000 km before the...
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    Re: Hilux wanted. Advice please.

    Do yourself a favour and test drive at least one Revo

    There is a marked improvement over the Vigo shape in all departments
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    Re: Hilux wanted. Advice please.

    With that budget you should be able to pick a pretty decent 2.4 GD6 model.
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