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    Re: Variable speed polishing machine

    Define reasonable.

    Most knife making machine suppliers will have 0.75kw, a bit more powerful.

    http://www.herbst.co.za/index.php/products-services/machines/buff-machine
    kmts
    nwknives
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    Re: Sodwana and surrounds

    Could drive on to the beach this week (requires a permit) , tar road into the area has a few new pot holes
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    Re: Sodwana and surrounds

    Every visit to Sodwana Bay brings new rules and regulations.

    Could not drive on the beach in December (school holiday, week or weekend), excuse was that the road over the dune required...
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    Re: Three point screwdriver

    Depending on size you require , you can also try Communica in Samrand, they have a fair amount of funny bits and drivers
  5. Re: Wife can't see where she is going when doing inclines.

    The benefit will be limited and you(she) will still need to understand the dimensions of the car and where the wheels are, might help a bit when you go straight but won't help a lot when you are...
  6. Thread: Scorpion ID

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    Re: Scorpion ID

    Thanks Pierre! little one already tangled with a bee and got stung in the palm of his hand, hopefully he leaves these guys alone.
  7. Thread: Scorpion ID

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    Scorpion ID

    Found this guy strolling down the passage on Saturday morning, about 80mm in length, not very agro, did not once raise the tail in a aggressive stance. (Pretoria Moot areas)

    426492

    The obvious...
  8. Thread: Track Day

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    Re: Track Day

    Super Trax for Cars


    12 June 2016
    08:00 - 17:00
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    Re: Just a "heads up".

    I find it interesting how the OP of these posts generally get ripped apart, always blaming to Souff Africans (they were drunk, they were overloaded , they were in the wrong). I see it as a heads up...
  10. Thread: Patrol

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    Re: Patrol

    Could be a grey import or diplomat car as well. No flares, black front bumper and different rear bumper.
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    Re: Goba border !!!

    Travelled through the border without problems, ( even with racing numbers and stickers on the car).


    But as Tony said , don't take photos and don't make jokes! put your straight face up for 10...
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    Re: Rarest vehicles you've owned

    Rarest in terms of numbers in SA : 1985 Volvo 850 T5R and later S60R


    Currently also have 1960 Austin Healey Sprite ( aka frogeye) (rare because of numbers left)
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    Re: My Gautrain trip

    I guess a return trip (Hatfield - Rosebank) with parking is about R140, but rates changes as to when you clock in and out. You get weekly and monthly passes where some discount is applied, however...
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    Re: My Gautrain trip

    I've not had any issues with getting parking in Hatfield, however getting out of the parking can be a pain. I've spend more than 50 minutes getting out of the parking on occasions. The promised last...
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    Protea is over rated, If you like the blue water...

    Protea is over rated, If you like the blue water experience hanging around in mid water then do it, bottom time is short. If you were on the South Coast then I would say maybe but in my opinion from...
  16. Thread: Selecting 4H

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    I'm not familiar with the Hardbody , I know the...

    I'm not familiar with the Hardbody , I know the Patrol fairly well and if you are planning to offroad just lock the hubs while you are deflating your tyres, the challenge the auto hubs face is that...
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    Yes it's heavy on fuel, if you want to push a...

    Yes it's heavy on fuel, if you want to push a brick through the air at speed then there is no other way. Generally your driving style ( fast or slow) won’t have a big impact on fuel consumption –...
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    I haven't seen it mentioned but sometimes a...

    I haven't seen it mentioned but sometimes a jumped car won't turn for the simple fact that the crocodile clamps do not make a proper connection, with the jumped and in older vehicle you find that the...
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    Post your question on the local Patrol forum as...

    Post your question on the local Patrol forum as well, most are members here but some are only on teh Patrol forum. Search for the user pathfinder on there, he is a Patrol specialist working from...
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    Nissan SA is their own worst enemy, when it comes...

    Nissan SA is their own worst enemy, when it comes to product selection they are on top of the game to chase customers away. Not sure if it something in the air by Rosslyn plant. They drop the...
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    Ditto, petronix actually state in their...

    Ditto, petronix actually state in their instructions to check resistance ( I can't recall their requriements though). Also some electronic modules does not like to be powered for long durations...
  22. Thread: Towbar

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    Patrol I guess it depends on the definition of ...

    I guess it depends on the definition of "properly rated towbar".

    Is it a SABS tested?
    Is it Ozzie tested, E marked or other similar standard?
    Is it just over designed and should be able to...
  23. SA has a big stick philosophy instead of a carrot...

    SA has a big stick philosophy instead of a carrot one. You will use less power else, instead of if you use less power or in off peak times then you can . .. .

    If you can give the tax paying folk...
  24. I've not fitted a changeover switch yet, but if I...

    I've not fitted a changeover switch yet, but if I do I need to decide which circuits should be switched off as to limit the power usage during load shedding, running 2 fridges, 2 geyser, swimming...
  25. Just a Question for the Sparkys, Is Board A...

    Just a Question for the Sparkys, Is Board A legal, i.e. earth leakage only covers plugs and pool and not lights etc

    This imply that I can get a hefty shock touching a light fitting / switch and...
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    Just a side note, not all 12V relays have the...

    Just a side note, not all 12V relays have the same pin positions. The pin numbers are the same but if you use a relay holder, you need to ensure you replace it with the same pin config else you will...
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    Ironically I'm trying to find some details on by...

    Ironically I'm trying to find some details on by laws in Tshwane and in the FAQ this Q and A popepd up:


    16. What do I do if there is an illegal spray painting business in my neighbourhood?...
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    Mnr Fus, het jy toe daai xhaust gedoen? Hoe klink...

    Mnr Fus, het jy toe daai xhaust gedoen? Hoe klink hy?
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    Have not investigated any prices. Looked, drooled...

    Have not investigated any prices. Looked, drooled at camshafts, stroker kits but in reality any modification on my primary holiday car is just not on right now.

    I have a classic Healey and...
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    fixed, the input error

    fixed, the input error
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    Gebruik tapatalk op die choo choo trein, maak vir...

    Gebruik tapatalk op die choo choo trein, maak vir interessante boodskappe en post ook sommer in die middel van n post

    Transalated:
    I'm using Tapatalk on a phone while commuting (Gautrain) It...
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    Moved to previous post

    Moved to previous post
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    In the bigger scheme of things 5 failure would be...

    In the bigger scheme of things 5 failure would be a small percentage.

    I'm normally faced with 2 problems when it gets to headers and 4x4:
    1 branches generate lots of heat , I've not had any...
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    Andrew laat weet . of maak n sound clip. EK wil...

    Andrew laat weet . of maak n sound clip. EK wil al n geruime tyd die xhaust doen maar wil nie n dreuning in die kar he nie, maar wil darem daai 6 silinder hoor as my venster oop is.

    En soos Piet...
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    Easier than sitting at the spares shop and you...

    Easier than sitting at the spares shop and you have ctrl F to look for a sepcific dimesnion. Download a catalogue.
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