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    Mahindra coming to the party.

    I have an upcoming trip to Eswatini and thought I could make it in terms of KM's before the next due service. Unfortunately I had to do a longish trip this last weekend that means I will go over the...
  2. Re: Motorised jockey wheel for boat trailer

    https://www.takealot.com/gen-2-mini-mover-diy-kit/PLID71231140?gclid=CjwKCAiAm-2BBhANEiwAe7eyFIYlOLhlC52JcHPBIUOURu-wlkGPf7FM0z_1puiy_en_xFWF1qxTyRoC2YUQAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds
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    Re: Secondhand Bakkie advise needed

    The old 5 speed was prone to issues.

    The new 6 speed box is much, much beefier.
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    Re: Secondhand Bakkie advise needed

    If you are willing to look at single cab you will be able to buy a brand new Mahindra Pik Up S6 in 4x4 after discount. It has a big cabin if you were wondering.

    4 years or 120k KM warranty.
    90k...
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    Re: Why we fish

    Fishing alone off my boat means I don't take too many pictures of catches.
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    Re: Why we fish

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    Re: Why we fish

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    When I got the boat, the first thing I did was to replace the basic fish finder with something better, in this case a Garmin Striker 7 Plus CV.

    As you can see the...
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    Re: Why we fish

    We don't even have a ski boat but are fully kitted in terms of rods, reels and lures for deep sea angling so we don't have the frustration of fishing with battered/ abused charter equipment or cheap...
  9. Re: Mahindra Pik Up S11 4x4 Karoo A/T - Navigation updates

    I see no one has answered you.

    I will answer the gist of your post. Factory navigation systems in vehicles are all bad to an extent and updates, even for high end brands, either come at a...
  10. Minn Kota Maxxum 55 and Motorguide FW 46 FB bow mount trolling motors

    I have one of each taking up space as my dad and I both upgraded to JW Geo Spot GPS units for our boats.

    The Minn Kota Maxxum hasn't been used much as it was fitted to the boat my dad bought just...
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    Why we fish

    Some of my earliest memories involve being woken up at 04:00 in the morning on a Saturday to go to a dam for a spot of fishing with my dad or uncles. Rust De Winter, Bronkhorstspruit, Loskop were...
  12. Re: 1st Hand Advise Needed - Fazer 170 Boat (somewhat urgent)

    Petri,

    Gaan na hierdie link: http://www.yamahapropselector.com/propSelector/web/inner.html
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    Re: ASPW's latest build in Oz

    I used a 12 way Blue Sea fuse block for the dual battery install in my bakkie and if I had to make provision for high current circuits i.e. more than 30A then I would just buy the two or three high...
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    Suspension Re: Diff replacement or auto locker

    Have a look on https://www.lokka.com/

    Had one in my Bolero and wish my PikUp had an open diff so I could fit one. Absolutely worth the effort.
  15. Re: Mahindra Pik-Up / An owner's honest review

    Model: 2019 Pik-Up, 4x4, S6 Single Cab
    KMs: 47'500km
    Bought: New
    Price: R267 000 after discount but with towbar and tonneau cover (R167 000.00 after trade-in) Settled in May 2020 so it belongs to...
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    Re: Haval SX P- Series 4x4

    All the models have impressive specifications and the top of the line 4x4 D/C at R544 000.00 seems excellent value for money.

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  17. Re: What are the rules for travel to Eswatini? Paging Karol?

    Lubovane is known for good tigers but can be difficult to fish due to the thousands of dead trees in the water. Also keep in mind it is pretty rural meaning you would need to be self-sufficient.
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    Re: Malfunction during emergency?

    Was about to recommend the same. Years ago I was on a BMW advanced driving course for two days, day one being on dry tarmac and day two being on a skidpan. We did emergency maneuvers and braking over...
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    Re: National Luna

    Why not have them fixed and sell them on at R7k a piece? At least then the loss is only R1 373.00 ea (Excluding shipping) instead of R4 000.00 ea.

    Chances are the refurbished fridges will last a...
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    Re: National Luna

    If you don't think a Snomaster will work for you then maybe you should cry once and buy Engel. They are really, really good fridges. The oldest pair I know of were bought in 1996 and still work, my...
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    Re: Bottle Hydraulic Jacks

    Just a tip on clearance. If you cannot get the jack under the lifting point, drive the deflated wheel onto the spare wheel first, this will create clearance.
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    Re: My saddest puncture, General Grabber AT3

    Snot plugs are part and parcel of the farmer's toolkit, especially where you get sickle bush or similar other thorny shrubs. In remote areas where tyre fitment centres are in some instances a 100KM+...
  23. Re: National Luna 90 Liter Twin Cooling issues

    There is something wrong with your fridge, send it back.
  24. Thread: Ml500 w164

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    Suspension Re: Ml500 w164

    Hello Hans,

    If you have a good mechanical knowledge and toolset the first one you replace will take about an hour and a half. The special tools are included in the replacement bellows set.

    The...
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    Re: Buy a Jeep, they said...

    I don't know of any vehicle that likes being driven through mud baths. All the issues she experienced speaks of water ingress so the mud she went through must have been pretty deep. That Jeep is...
  26. Re: 1st Hand Advise Needed - Fazer 170 Boat (somewhat urgent)

    May I just add stainless props come into their own on motors with more than 100HP and excel in motors with 200HP+ but again don't just fit a stainless prop for the sake of the material, the blade...
  27. Re: 1st Hand Advise Needed - Fazer 170 Boat (somewhat urgent)

    The test should be done as follows:

    Load the boat as you would normally for an outing i.e. if you will almost always have 4 people on the boat then load the equivalent weight on it and take it out...
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    Re: Snomaster 66l double door

    Yes, it will automatically switch between the two with preference for 220V.
  29. Re: Yamaha 200hp V Max - carburetor version

    I believe you are right with the cross reference.

    The TR designation is for Trim and Tilt as well as Remote control i.e. not tiller arm. 200HP engines are all electric start and from 2006(April...
  30. Re: Yamaha 200hp V Max - carburetor version

    Yes, I know about that problem. I did this exercise with the 70HP on my boat and eventually found a way to compare the models to each other. I just need to do some digging.

    If you wouldn't mind...
  31. Re: Yamaha 200hp V Max - carburetor version

    https://yamahaoutboards.com/en-us/home/owner-resources/all/owners-manuals
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    Re: Pikup 4x4 actuator pump

    It is a motorised actuator and is mounted on the transfer case(Second "gearbox" behind the one mounted to the engine). On the Thar and Bolero a manual shifter is connected to the transfer case and...
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    Re: General Grabber AT3

    I have the LT spec on my bakkie. Have done 35k KM now, puncture free(A first for any of the tyres I have had on my bakkies)

    They are quiet, grippy and wear well. I expect to get 80k KM+ from this...
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    Re: Snowmaster vs National Luna 230/12v

    Craig, I don't think you will be disappointed with NL. They are great fridges.

    As for size, remember that you will have to carry that fridge so whilst a big fridge is nice because you can pack a...
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    Re: Snowmaster vs National Luna 230/12v

    No, the fridge has never missed a beat. The pinched cable was my fault and could have happened regardless of brand, I am a lot more careful about routing it now.

    I wasn't fighting:) and I was very...
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