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    Re: Solar System for Home ( yet another :)

    [QUOTE=the_terrible_triplett;4422865]Models on the list is based on the sales potential in a country, for apparently it is very costly to get the NRS certification done by the Test Houses.


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    Re: coleman camp oven

    Amezon R2,600 landed in SA .... seems a bit much as it is $36 to buy in the USA so shipping is rough

    But I also like the idea to get one

    cheers


    Nico
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    Discovery 4 Re: 19” to 18” rims on LR4 HSE

    I travel with xtra tyre no rim most small towns can fit tyre in emergency and weight of rim is saved ... also the 18” compomotives are expensive so 1 more to buy ... nope
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    Discovery 4 Re: 19” to 18” rims on LR4 HSE

    The Compomotives does fit on a HSE D4 V8 no issue....
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    Discovery 4 Re: Arrived: Disco 4 V8 HSE 2010

    Hi Douglash

    Sorry man - I know you really enjoyed the V8 but yes they do need the horse to be fed.

    May I ask what you sold for ?

    My 2011 V8 is on 230,000 km still great and don't think off...
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    Re: The EPIC River Trip 2020

    Hi Hedgehog

    I really want to do the trip again ..

    BUT it seems I should rather say NO for now for this year

    Tx

    Nico
  7. Re: Old School Adventure Bike - Which One?? (Post Pics!!!)

    Koop hom :cool:

    Jy gaan nie geld verloor as jy hom ook oppas soos jy doen nie - dan gaan jy ook weet of jy nog lus is vir ouer fiets idee maar jy het self nie nou "restoration" werk nie.
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    Re: Land Cruiser 200 radio advice

    On my Land Rover Disco 4 - 2011 Also Bluetooth Calling only was STD

    I bought his from Amazon

    https://www.amazon.com/Bovee-Wireless-Bluetooth-Interface-Integration/dp/B00B52LLJ6

    But the...
  9. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    This really is the best option. Have the decided on engines yet ? If they use BMW engines then maybe they can do deal with BMW dealers - no competition for this type of vehicle at BMW. It could be...
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    Re: Is this it?

    I understand your choice - possibly the best one out there ... I just have diff needs for now..

    My youngest son is 6 - and I have 4 sons :) Thus need some form of 7/8 seats and the new 130 could...
  11. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Just a few thoughts on my needs / wants with the new Defender

    I have not bought a new (out the box / nat nuut) car for myself for 20 years - did buy a few for business and SWAMBO and the "family"...
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    Series I Re: History of 'Rover'

    My late father enjoyed going fast ...

    We had a SD1 for a year or 2 but it did not last well with him at the helm - It was nice for us as there was lekker lκ plek in the boot.

    Red Rover - I...
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    Re: Defender 130 camping setups and vehicle mods

    The Ausies also by their UTE's without the "bak" (loadbin) - this can also work nicely to get optimum space just a pity the look is not as nice as the 130 loadbin.

    Maybe Sarel can build you a...
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    Re: Defender 130 camping setups and vehicle mods

    Few years ago Uys made 1 or 2 if I recall. The "original" is from Oz - I think

    I would go for walk-through 130 with raised or pop-up roof.

    Nico

    PS - I have always wanted a 130 camper so...
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    Re: Defender 130 camping setups and vehicle mods

    I think a 130 should hold value for the next few years. Also for your needs could work nicely and def best looking overland vehicle with a LOT of options to convert. I would convert so that you don’t...
  16. Re: Reliable Moving company - Pretoria to Cape Town

    Yip - Also use them :)

    Price - no idea
  17. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    PHEV can be charged and drive on pure electric for about 40km
    the MHEV can’t drive on electric only.

    Thus with my commute to office at 1km ;D this is great option
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    Re: Is this it?

    Haha Bruce - is it a FJ in JHB & a FJ in Plett ?

    I really like the FJ but the dash and rest of inside just not me.

    The new 90 will be my daily with the D4 V8 getting some rest.

    The PEV...
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    Re: Is this it?

    I know Peter will enjoy his company and thoughts. I am taking son no3 with :)
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    Re: Is this it?

    Hi Claude

    I am also there on the 5th ;D 17:00-19:00 time slot

    Excited to see it in the flesh

    Cheers

    Nico
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    Re: Is this it?

    I want to start with a 90 in PHEV if available in SA - this would be an epic daily for me as my commute is very VERY short to were I can also charge the batteries - also would love to do a few 4x4...
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    Re: Goodwe versus Victron

    Hi Deon can you please help with explaining what solved the issue - I am also now on a CONLOG and in the planning phase of solar system :-)

    Tx

    Nico
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    Re: The EPIC River Trip 2020

    Hi Bob you missed my please add to list bottom page 1 of thread
    Tx
    Nico
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    Re: The EPIC River Trip 2020

    2013 was just awesome

    Add me to the list please

    Tx

    Nico
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    Re: I need some direction....pleeeeeeeeeease!

    I have Sno-master fridges and have them serviced with them in Isando - Their service is great - so I suggest use them on the Engel as Oreo states they will work on it.

    But let us hope you find...
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    Discovery 4 Re: Buying a Disco 4 V8 - Questions

    Hi Dave

    I had a D3 and is now on my D4 V8 (215,000km) 2011 model

    Tyres:
    I now run 18" with AT tyres since Jan

    The original D3/D4 size is:
    255/55/19
    I ran 20" on the D4
  27. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    I will.

    Used D3 and D4 for camping and travel to Bots & Nam. 2-3 week trips.

    My plan is 90 to start with as I really want the 130 for the xtra size...

    If the 90 & 130 is as good as I think I...
  28. Re: New Land Rover Defender - World Premiere 10 Sep 2019

    Petrol 3l I6
    The diesels are all 2l
    This now later a 3l diesel might be available
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    Re: Is this it?

    So are you the Land Rover Hand Brake impaired person from the past ? I ignored you then for good reason ....

    And I did not focus on only your derogatory comment that we (?) gobble up hype. I also...
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    Re: Is this it?

    ag really
    are you the same my 4x2 is just at good as a 4x4 person from Rustenburg on forumname no3 ?

    We will compare your 4 negatives with the Prado when we have facts.

    And a Prado is great...
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    Re: Is this it?

    What I do however agree with is : This should have been the Discovery 5 ... The RR and RRS cover people that like the current D5. Not sure what a NEW Defender should have looked like ? Maybe they...
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    Re: Is this it?

    It DOES nι ... The D3/D4 "look" is obvious - But I like that look. I am signed up for 90 to start with and will get the 130 when out to replace my D4 .. So I will test the 90. Hopefully in a Camel...
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    Re: Is this it?

    I like this pic :-)
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    Re: Disco 4 & Apple Carplay

    Looks awesome

    Should be able to get from Chinese manufacturers for cheaper ??
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    Re: Is this it?

    Drove a new RR Evoque on Friday. New fancy rear view mirror that is linked to camera at the back (I think in the top brake light housing) it worked fantastic.
    So I reckon the high spare wheel should...
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