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    Re: Blue Nova Battery Charger

    For AC charging - something like this:

    https://no.co/genius5

    For in-vehicle charging I use normal solenoid setup - sofar without ill effects.

    Charging from solar panels - the newer Victron...
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    Re: Inskip inn and the Saffas!

    My front tyre pressures normally lower than rear - as per the vehicle manual. With the Indeflate gadget I need 6 minutes to deflate to 20 psi rears and about 2 minutes for the fronts. Airing up may...
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    Re: Which snatch rope?

    Interesting thread.

    Securetec once demonstrated their products and recovery techniques just outside Windhoek to the local Land Rover club.

    Fascinating day and the presenters really knew their...
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    Re: Inskip inn and the Saffas!

    My favorite YT channel. Some nice vehicles and trailers, caravans and boats. Beautiful scenery interjected by the angry growl of motors chased to the redline. Some basics done right - many basics...
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    Re: Help Needed - Tyre Longevity Data

    OEM Goodyear Wrangler MT’s with Kevlar on Defender 110 - 45 000km’s - when rears were replaced. Front ones replaced at 55 000 km’s.
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    Re: Impressed with China Pure Sine Wave Inverter

    Nope - still stuck in “processing”.
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    Re: Which snatch rope?

    Bought many years ago a kinetic rope at a 4x4 Expo in Cape Town. Forgot the name of the manufacturer but it looks exactly like the one with the yellow sleeves pictured earlier in the thread. Used it...
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    Re: Garage door battery....poor.

    Would a battery charger to large battery to inverter do the trick? Then connect garage door plug to inverter.
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    Re: Impressed with China Pure Sine Wave Inverter

    Thank you - got a decent 2kVa AEC UPS yesterday. But also have 2 6000 W inverters on order from Banggood. Except that the price dropped USD50/unit in the past week. My luck !!
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    Re: Impressed with China Pure Sine Wave Inverter

    Received email from Banggood that due to Chinese Spring Festival shipments may be 2 weeks late. They suggested that I could cancel and request a refund - but I decided to rather wait. Impressed with...
  11. Thread: Best awd system?

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    Re: Best awd system?

    And then one sees these interesting videos:




    https://youtu.be/0jyQEmPkn3g
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    Re: Impressed with China Pure Sine Wave Inverter

    Could well be. Ordered on Sunday, 26/1/2020. Credit card statement shows payment went through - but order still “pending”. Shot them an email yesterday - no reply received. Will try “Live Chat”...
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    Re: Impressed with China Pure Sine Wave Inverter

    12V/24V to 220V/3000W is now U$119.99

    Tariff insurance may be for exchange fluctuations?

    I got the "expedited shipping" option automatically when using credit card. But only physical addresses...
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    Re: Impressed with China Pure Sine Wave Inverter

    Interesting thread - always impressed here with the knowledge of members. As it is my very old UPS for PC and 2 printers failed last week - probably needs new batteries. Would this inverter connected...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Replacing Beekman canopy lock

    Probeer eers bietjie WD-40 of aerosol olie - veral daar waar die sleutel ingaan.
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    Re: Series 3 Landy Hijacked!!!

    Very nice Landy.

    Petri - the 4.1 Chevy: I suppose it needs leaded fuel.

    How do you manage that please?

    Thanks !!
  17. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    They left this morning from Walvisbaai. Not sure whether they were shipped in.
  18. Re: Help - C-tec DC to DC charger, stopped working, need assistance in Windhoek

    LA Sport closed down.

    To find the problem - Off-road Centre, 4x4 and More or Cymot. They also sell the hardware - should it be replaced.
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    Re: License disc position

    When I come to a roadblock - the official is normally on my right side to ask for say driver’s license. To inspect the registration number he has to move to the front (and back to see if numbers are...
  20. Thread: Stedi lightbar

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    Re: Stedi lightbar

    Met this person at a motor vehicle and camping show and found him most helpful re Hella products. Think he is based in Port Elizabeth:

    [email protected]

    Only other info I could find was...
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    Re: Low water pressure

    http://www.water-booster-pumps.co.za/booster-pumps/peripheral-water-booster-pumps/

    NRV is relatively cheap and nice to have near the house. If you have leakage from the tank to the house - eg grom...
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    Re: Defender Headlight adjustment

    There are some custom made cable and relay sets on the market. Think one of them is called the Boomslang? - or something like that. Got mine from a Dutch company - actually connects to the alternator...
  23. Re: ARB Compressor - JK Wrangler 3.6 Engine bay mount

    Was nou die dag by die winkel waar ek my Inflate/Deflate gekoop het. Daar is ook nou een op die mark waarmee mens 4 bande tegelyk kan doen. Ook ‘n Velcro bandjie waarmee mens die gauge tydelik aan...
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    Re: The do's and dont's of sand driving

    Interesting sand driving here:

    https://youtu.be/T05KPxah464
  25. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    110 is given as Standard 218 and Off-road as 291 - but not mentioned whether with air suspension or coils. But obviously should be with air. No mention given with coils as with 90. As it may be...
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    Re: Is this it?

    Coil/Air - 225/216 for the 90.
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    Re: Is this it?

    6.5 litre pressurized reservoir to clean wellies, etc.
  28. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Yes - according to the catalogue.
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    Re: heavy Duty jack for Raised Vehicles?

    Just for interest:

    https://youtu.be/7_fqF09QQjc
  30. Thread: Which Garmin GPS

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    Re: Which Garmin GPS

    Slightly off topic - the mentioned backup camera is being replaced. New one clips on top of the registration plate holder and works with its own batteries - no need for hardwiring. Currently only...
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    Re: So what about these Dusters?

    In the sixties in Namibia with many gravel roads - one of the selling points of a vehicle was its ground clearance and suspension. An area where French cars normally did well. Driving behind a Duster...
  32. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Most ex Defender or Series owners regret not having their vehicles anymore. Still have to meet the Hilux owner in the same boat - except perhaps ex SFA owners. Rather they go for the latest and...
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    Re: Arb hydraulic jack

    Depends what you want to use it for. As mentioned above - they are inherently unstable. It also has a flat peg - unsure whether the hydraulic one already has a round accessory as per the mechanical...
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    Re: Is this it?

    Hilux can do it - Defender just does it better. Coil springs all round, disc brakes all round, central differential and lock. I have both - and the 110 SW is my go to vehicle. Farmers with Defenders...
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    Re: Is this it?

    Always room for a “special edition” though 😎😎
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