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  1. Thread: Spotlights banned

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    Re: Spotlights banned

    Can you give a reference to this, please? My whole life I was taught fog lamps sit low on the vehicle and have a sharp top cutoff to curb glare. Never taught they are only yellow.
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    Re: Approximate tyre volume?

    The assumption to use a hollow cylinder assume that the surface inside the tread is flat, which it is not, it is curved, and the sidewalls are also curved (to a different radius). Similarly, a...
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    Re: Fracking in NE Namibia & western Botswana

    All good and well. Nice to talk about THEY or THESE PEOPLE but they only supply the market, which is you and I. If we do not create a demand there is no need for a supply. So may I ask what you and...
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    Re: Anyone have a Powerflow exhaust system?

    The lack of corrosion with diesel engine exhaust systems is fact, yes, but not due to lack of water from combustion. Petrol engines have about 13% water v/v in the exhaust gas compared to 11% for...
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    Re: Anyone have a Powerflow exhaust system?

    I would be interested in the source for this statement as all hydrocarbon combustion emits water.
  6. Re: Previous gen Suzuki Jimny 1.3 versus Renault Duster

    From someone who has spent more on add-ons on his Jimny than the original purchase price, and who will never sell his Jimny, the answer is DUSTER 4x4. Yes, not all is all-wheel drive.

    If you are...
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    Re: Mass Photo Resizing

    And you can easily rename to your tree numbers from a know sequence of photos as renaming support wildcards.
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    Re: Mass Photo Resizing

    https://www.faststone.org/

    Fastone Viewer.
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    Re: Engine rebuild vs jap import for 2010 Jimny

    Or for the M16.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suzuki_M_engine
  10. Thread: Soetkraal 4x4

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    Re: Soetkraal 4x4

    Back in the 90s, when participating in botanic surveys for the Protea Atlas Project, we drove from Louterwater to this spot and slept at a rudimentary workers camp (Leveled area with long-drop). ...
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    Re: Online photography course for beginners

    What I'm going to say is not what a beginner would want to hear, but still, that is how it sits.

    PHOTOGRAPHY HAS NO SHORTCUTS.

    There are three legs on which great photos are built, technical...
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    Re: Retirement house near george

    But I did not quote you, I quoted the OP.
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    Re: Retirement house near george

    It depends where you stay in Danabay, in a kloof or on a spine.

    Three friends living in Danabay has lost roof tile yesterday, the third time this year the one loses tiles.

    I have also never had...
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    Re: Retirement house near george

    To put a spanner in you works, Mossel Bay has better hospital services than George, at least in 2017 they had.
    https://www.news24.com/fin24/companies/health/revealed-sas-top-20-hospitals-20170718
  15. Re: NEW! Dash Cam with Artificial Intelligence / WiFi / 1600P / GPS logger / G-sensor

    Interesting.

    The norm, for a number of years, is for certain accessory equipment to monitor and register the switch on and start events by measuring the battery voltage level. It is constant when...
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    Re: Jimny - Extra packing space

    I would not put that on my Jimny. A short wheelbase vehicle, like the Jimny, does not have the best stability, and adding any extra weigh that far behind the rear axle is looking for troubles.
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    Sticky: Re: Nature Photo's for Comments & Criticism

    Field mouse, KNP, Beaufort West.
  18. Thread: Show your Macro

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    Re: Show your Macro

    Beetle in Gazania.
  19. Sticky: Re: No Nature Shots allowed !! Showcase your other photographic skills

    open day, 14 Field, Potch.
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    Defender Re: Rain water as coolant.

    Nie meer nie. :p:p

    https://www.researchgate.net/publication/326151858_Car_Antifreeze_and_Coolant_Comparing_Water_and_Ethylene_Glycol_as_Nano_Fluid_Base_Fluid
  21. Thread: Show your Macro

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    Re: Show your Macro

    Thanks, Marc, but as you see, it cannot be any way else, as I have a great camera. :p:p:p:p [Tongue in the cheek]
  22. Thread: Show your Macro

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    Re: Show your Macro

    Canon 7D Mk II, Canon EF 100 f2.8 handheld @ f9.0, 1/100sec, ISO 800, PP Adobe Lightroom 6.0.
  23. Thread: Show your Macro

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    Re: Show your Macro

    Too many goggas :p, so let me move to the floral kingdom.

    Serruria Florida, Blushing Bride, Trots van Franschoek. Horticultural specimen.
  24. Re: Which editing software package would you recommend.

    Davinci Resolve

    The learning curve is a bit steep if you want to use all the bells and whistles, Very popular thus lots of Youtube tutorials. There is no serious video editor that beats at at the...
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    Re: Swart gietyster potte

    Miskien net na die giet maar myne was reeds seep glad binne toe ek hom gekoop het, ek het hom beslis nie glad gemaak nie. Daar is sirkelformige merke op die boom en kante wat vir my s daar is glad...
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    Re: Swart gietyster potte

    Ek het 'n platboom, diep gietyster pot wat ek net na diensplig gekoop het (vroe 80s). Ek is nie 'n braai fan gewees daai tyd nie want vleis was maar effe onbekostigbaar as jou salaris R400/maand...
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    Re: 2019 Jimny roof rack

    Interesting that some do not have a noisy FR rack. My Front Runner rack had me stop next to the road a number of times on hearing a metallic clang noise, only to find nothing loose. One day I was...
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    Re: Amarok deurslotte dryf my na drank

    My 2006 Caddy developed a driver side lock problem end 2018, so at the service I said replace. Reasoning was this cannot be an expensive item thus overcharging by the dealer cannot amount to much. ...
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    Re: Windup on 4x4 from different tyre sizes fitted?

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    Re: Electricity Delay Switch

    I have three of these in the house, protecting my fridge, freezer and media electronics. As mentioned it protects against high/low voltage, but the delay power return timer also prevent your...
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    Re: Jimny VVT, after conversion to 1.5VVT

    Something in the cooling is not working properly. My M18 conversion run the stock cooling system and my water temps are high 80's, low 90s, actually a tad too cool for my liking.
  32. Thread: Uni power

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    Re: Uni power

    Laai die skakel in jou webblaaier en klik op die skakel heel regs in die groen strook net onder die titel, gemerk MFT299 Manual. Dit laat jou 'n MS Word ler van die handleiding aflaai.
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    Re: AT Sidewall Durability

    That is how a Syncro should look. ;D;D

    Btw, Syncros was always very good on sand. How do you find the Dynapro MT compared to other tyres? I find they do not float as well as the Geolanders at the...
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    Re: AT Sidewall Durability

    Sure, but look long term. Write off one Grabber and we are nearly even again.
    I have done Boegoeberg 4x4 on Engelsman se Berg near Graafwater on 0.5 Bar pressure. There are a few seriously rocky...
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    Re: AT Sidewall Durability

    I have the LT version of the Dynapro MTs on the Jimny and I completely agree with everything you said.

    It will have to be on exceptional tyre that will make me switch again. Used Gealander ATs...
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