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    Re: Samil 20 help needed

    Post a picture so we can see what knobs,levers you're talking about.

    I think your Samil has possibly been modified...
  2. Re: Struggling Solar panels - Pretoria/Gauteng

    So your PV only charges your battery, what about the household load?
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    Re: Arnott Air Bellows on FFRR L322

    The trouble with Arnott is they keep changing the fitting where the pipe goes into the bag.

    Originally the TD5 had a little bolt type thing. Arnott was a press-fit, so I had to cut the nut part...
  4. Re: Struggling Solar panels - Pretoria/Gauteng

    In Edenvale, pretty much normal....

    Go look here, there is a pretty decent satellite map where you can see clouds in your area..
    It also shows how much "sunshine hrs" you can expect.
    ...
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    Re: Ons nuwe ryhuis in wording.....

    Very nice...I'm extremely jealous!
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    Re: Selling FL2 for parts

    R18K for a TConverter repair seems a bit over the top.

    I had a TD5 TC refurbished for R3k. To remove and replace the gearbox was in the region of 3-4K...How did they arrive at R18K? Unless they're...
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    Re: Spotlights banned

    ;d;d;d;d
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    Re: Huge land rover dilemma

    What impresses me is that the forum has been discussing,arguing the broken crank issue since 2011 (or earlier???) , never ending story....

    And yet we start the same discussion in 2020 hoping for a...
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    Re: PV higher this year than 2019

    Every time I read your post I turn green with envy!
    What is your setup?

    I am starting to get the impression that the Goodwe only allows 2400W/MPPT, despite it allowing 500V and 11A per MPPT. I...
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    Re: Partial shade on panels in series.

    Problem solved, need to move panels.
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    Partial shade on panels in series.

    I'm in the unfortunate position that I have 3 of 7 panels (series) that are covered in shade from 3:30pm.

    My question is what happens re power generation?
    Are the 4 panels still able to produce...
  12. Re: Anyone care for a landy camper project with a twist?

    The advert is 1 year old......
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    Re: I just LOVE my Job..........

    It's sad that such beautiful machines are emigrating.....
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    Re: Heat pump and off grid solar

    The Sunsync range of inverters has an auxiliary output that can be programmed to supply pv / battery power to the pump when certain conditions are met. E.g batteries full, pv generated > hhold...
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    Re: Ford or Merc - what would you do?

    Thank you!

    Yes, I got confused between BMW X350 and the Merc bakkie 350...

    That's why I missed the plot.

    Who in his right mind would consider the Merc? TIC.
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    Re: DIY Solar install questions

    What made you decide on Gel batteries?
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    Escom wants price increase 25%

    I really feel for Escom.

    They have managed to siphon off BILLIONS due to BEE incompetence and now need a price increase to stay operational.

    The result; the few people actually paying for...
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    Re: Ford or Merc - what would you do?

    What do you want from the vehicle? Get the one that does the work that is required of it.

    If you want to brag only get the BMW, much more brag value than the Ford.

    Insurance costs, hijack...
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    Re: Ons nuwe ryhuis in wording.....

    Elise, are you going to leave the outside silver or paint it a more "out of Africa" colour?
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    Re: TD5 Oil Filter Leak BAD

    It's a pity you don't have a madman, it will alarm if the oil pressure goes over a set limit, mine is set to 5-6 Bar I think.

    At least you'd have had some indication of oil pressure rising too...
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    Re: Solar System for Home ( yet another :)

    Thanks gents!
    Now that I actually understand how the surge protector works, I can check if my installer did it correctly...

    I'm sad to say it, but he probably bugged it up..>:(>:(
  22. Thread: Td5 MSB remap

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    Re: Td5 MSB remap

    If the defender has an nnn ECU as std then the
    auto d2 ECU will work on the defender. The temp gauge will not work though, iirc the gauge works upside down.

    The MSB ecu does not have input for...
  23. Thread: Td5 MSB remap

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    Re: Td5 MSB remap

    Where is Rovertech, Pinetown?
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    Re: Going the solar route

    Are you still using the Goodwe? How do you connect the turbine to the Goodwe?
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    Re: Taking our SOHO off grid

    FYI: I have 15x404W Canadian solar. In Winter I get 20kWhrs/day. In Summer, no rain 30-35kWhr, so even with 16 panels you will only really save 40% of your daily requirement (sunshine time) and in...
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    Re: Aux sound input for Disco 2

    Sorry, I meant new head unit, new radio system.
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    Re: Aux sound input for Disco 2

    The good thing about the Grom unit is it also links to your phone, you can answer your phone using steering controls.

    When I bought it it was only R12/USD, I still think its worth it. Not sure...
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    Discovery 2: Re: Worth how much

    What model, mileage?
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    Re: Aux sound input for Disco 2

    I have a btooth and USB adaptor from Grom Audio. Works with steering controls as well. Easy to install, takes all of 5 minutes.
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    Re: PV higher this year than 2019

    What angle are your panels fitted at?
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    Re: Sanparks booking system

    Log back into the system and look under "existing bookings", it will show your booking there..
  32. Re: Gearbox, Transfer Box and Diff oil replacement

    My notes...
    Castrol EPX75W90 for diffs.(3.5l for both)
    Castrol EPX85W90 for the transfer case...
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    Re: Panel Configuration

    Can somebody explain how this works;
    "The MPPT is able to adjust how much power the solar panel produces by adjusting the panel's voltage. It will set the panel voltage to the optimal point for how...
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    Re: Loadshedding prediction from CSIR

    You have been threatening for months now...TAKE THE PLUNGE!

    You will be sorry to see how much it costs and happy when there's load shedding and you're not affected.
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    Re: td5 oil pressure concern

    On the TD5 in a hot climate you can go to 15W-40. The 5W-40 was for the UK climate, never gets hotter than 20C!

    I run mine on a 15W-40 oil, with the 5w-40 I was getting low pressure warnings.
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