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  1. Thread: Khaudum Park

    by J Snyman
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    Re: Khaudum Park

    Ek het al met AL die paaie wat in, en uit, die Khaudum loop gery toe ek aan die boek gewerk het

    Johan
  2. Re: Dunlop Grandtrek AT3G vs Goodyear Wrangler Adventure

    If the speed and load rating does not meet, or exceed, those of the standard fitment tyres, I would also make sure that my insurer is happy with them if I were in your shoes
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    Re: Back to where i started with 4x4's.

    Also started out with an Isuzu from 1994 to 1998 and then a Defender Hardtop from 1998 to 2014. If had 6 other 4x4's since 2007 as well (4 Isuzu's, 1 Puma Defender and a Daihatsu Terios) but the 1st...
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    Defender Re: Sediment Filter 300Tdi

    Remove the bottom half of the sedimenter and clean it out. The shaft of the plastic screw is fragile, so donít unscrew it.

    Johan
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    Re: Goodyear duratrack tyres

    You insurer is 100% correct.

    All insurance policies have the requirement that your vehicle must be roadworthy, and the tyres fitted to the vehicle will therefore have to comply with the relevant...
  6. Thread: Kamp bykosse

    by J Snyman
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    Re: Kamp bykosse

    Wat van hoender en vark ? Hier in Nam is dit ons groente en slaai !

    Johan ;-)
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    Re: Selling wildlife to Game parks

    https://www.republikein.com.na/nuus/droogte-noop-wildverkope2019-06-17/
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    Re: Is the OBD temp reading good enough?

    Well .... according to your friend Google, the operating temperature of a modern engine should be between 195 and 220 deg F. 200 deg F = 93 deg C.

    But this is not the point .....

    The OP does...
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    Re: Is the OBD temp reading good enough?

    Should the normal operating temperature of the cooling system not be lower than that ? I realise that the anti-freeze and the fact that the system is pressurised raises the boiling point of the...
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    Re: Is the OBD temp reading good enough?

    What is the upper range of the temperatures you are measuring ?

    If it is in the 30 to 40 deg C it must be air temperature

    In the cooling system it will depend on the rating of the thermostat,...
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    Re: Hi Lift vs Air Jack vs Pedastal

    +1 on this !

    When I still had Defenders, I used a length of chain between the chassis and axle. The wheels lift when the chassis goes up
  12. Thread: Etosha meat

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    Re: Etosha meat

    Yes
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    Re: What have you done with your Isuzu today ?

    Hi A1ex

    The built in aux tank does help with the distance achievable between fill-ups !!!!!! ;D;D

    Fuel consumption :

    The first 300 MT Ext Cab gave a cumulative fuel consumption of 7.88km/l...
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    Re: What have you done with your Isuzu today ?

    Hi A1ex

    I get about 1260km per fill up, and everything is still like it came from the factory ....

    Johan
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    Re: Cleaning an intercooler

    On my old 300Tdi Defender is was a service item that had to be done every 80 000km. I did it myself twice, first flushed with petrol, and then with thinners. for the subsequent ones I asked Silverton...
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    Re: Aussenkher Quiver tree Canyon

    I drove the routes in the area in Dec 2005.

    The German Outpost route is about 60km in length and the Quiver Tree route about 35km. We did both in 5 hours, but had a very relaxed drive on both...
  17. Re: running a compressor with the national luna battery box

    My ARB compressor ran off the national luna box for years without any problems
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    Re: Kaokoland Trip Report - April/May 2019

    As jy nog nooit daar was nie gaan 3 weke ook nie genoeg wees nie !

    Ek is gelukkig in die bevoorregte posisie dat ek nou in my bakkie kan klim en vanaand daar kan slaap.

    Die meeste van my trips...
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    Re: Advise needed. Looking to buy a Isuzu

    I'm on my 5th Isuzu. 1994 250D SC, 2007 SC 300Dmax, 2016 Ext Cab 300 D Teq, 2016 Ext Cab 300 D Teq and 2018 DC 300 D teq. All 4x4. First 4 Manual and last auto. In total about 320 000km.

    About the...
  20. Thread: Mu-x

    by J Snyman
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    Re: Mu-x

    What do you want to use the vehicle for ?

    I had a very close look at it end of last year but the legal payload of 590kg sunk it for me ....

    Johan 8)
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    Re: LC76 second spare tyre options?

    What type of tent do you have on the roof ?

    I have an aluminium Outback Penthouse with roof rails on top, and I see that the Alucab ones also have rails. Both these rooftop tents, as well as...
  22. Re: Nat Luna Battery Pack Red Socket Problems

    That is the thing ......

    I opened it up to check that all the connections were sound. Bought 2 new red ones, pulled the wires and metal pins from the old ones and inserted them into the new red...
  23. Re: Nat Luna Battery Pack Red Socket Problems

    I've had the same problem with the red plugs ...

    The added complication is that when the box looses the main battery connection and then re-connects, the timer starts all over again. I replaced...
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    Re: Van Zyl's Pass 2019

    You can see the rest of the pictures on this link : https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/314943-Kaokoland-Trip-Report-April-May-2018?highlight=

    Johan 8)
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    We did ! ;D
  26. Re: ISUZU KB300 2018 4x4 Traction control faulty and dangerous

    I have to make a real effort to get my traction control lights to come on. On my current DC and on my previous Ext Cab.

    Are your rear tyres EXACTLY the same ? size, tread pattern, pressure, and...
  27. Re: Hardshell RTT & Gas bottle?? Where to store it?

    Iíve always carried my gas bottle inside the Defender.

    If you do not have space, you can always carry it on top of the tent. The alucab tent has cargo rails on top where you can mount a small...
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    Re: What have you done with your Isuzu today ?

    My RSI roof mounted sliding table finally arrived in Windhoek today.;D 10 minute job to fit it when I got home after work.

    Johan :cool:
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    Re: Rock sliders for the KB6

    There is no fixed answer as it depends on load and tyre size. My recommendation for off road conditions is 80% of recommended road pressure.

    I carried a very light load and had 1.8 front and 2.2...
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    Re: Auto vs manual in off road conditions...

    Iíve just done a kaokoland trip with my new auto Isuzu. Absolutely amazing !!! Donít know how good the autoboxes of the other makes are, but the one on the Isuzu certainly gets my vote.

    Johan...
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    Re: Desolation and Doros

    In my estimation, this will add about 70km and 3Ĺhours to your original travelling plan

    Johan 8)
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    Kaokoland Trip Report - April/May 2018

    I've returned from a very brief visit to the Kaokoland a week ago.

    Enjoy !

    Johan 8)
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    Re: Van Zyl's Pass 2019

    The road between Okongwati and Van Zyl's and the pass itself has suffered from erosion damage since I drove there in October last year. The rain that must have fallen has not benefitted the...
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    Re: Cable Size for 2000w inverter

    I would say that it depends on which side of the inverter you are, and also what the start-up current of the fridge would be. Also if anything else is to be connected.

    You will need much bigger...
  35. Re: After buying a 4x4 what should the first item be to spend money on improving it?

    The only problem with this is that it does not give you a "real time" indication of tyre pressure whilst driving. Most tyres and suspension systems are so good that you do not notice a deflating...
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