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  1. Re: Why is the SWAGS tents not so popular here?

    http://swagsforafrica.co.za/wp/
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    Re: Solar installation and tenants cost

    If you go that route, you must have the account in your name and charge them for water separately when you send their monthly rental statement/invoice. They buy electricity as and when needed.

    It...
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    Re: Solar installation and tenants cost

    I would fit pre-paid meters, where you BUY the meter outright (electrical wholesaler), set the cost per unit (Company like www.citiqprepaid.co.za ) and get a sparky to fit it.

    Meters are about...
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    Re: ASPW on intercoolers....

    Cool air is denser = more oxygen =more power due to better combustion when there is more oxygen to enhance the combustion process.

    When the ait is too hot, density is poor.
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    Re: 2010 3.0 Dci Navara

    Moet 3 mikron diesel filters wees. Aftermarket/pirate is gewoonlik 5 mikron filters.Nissan gebruik 3 mikron clearance Denso Injectors.

    Die groter partikels sal die Injectors beskadig as die...
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    Re: Discovery 3 Engine Failure

    This option? Was done in Pretoria....

    https://m.wheels24.co.za/WildOnWheels/watch-are-you-kidding-me-this-toyota-hilux-has-a-62-litre-v8-amg-engine-20200213
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    Re: 12v Sparks flying!!

    100% correct.
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    Re: 12v Sparks flying!!

    Insulation tape not a good option. In no time it gets sticky, messy and the end starts unwinding. Nothing worse than sticky hands while using your spanners. Rather Plastidip as suggested earlier or...
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    Re: Discovery 3 Engine Failure

    Possibly to just to have the same SH1T one or maybe two years down the line... I will not take the chance. This time it may happen on holiday in Kaokoland! I would rather rebuild with a M57 despite...
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    Re: Discovery 3 Engine Failure

    There are quite a few TD42 Nissan Patrols down in the Cape now running with those M57 BMW motors in, everything working as if it were a factory "original "fitment.

    Europe:...
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    Re: Sub R150k 4x4 challenge

    When I bought my Pathfinder, I seriously looked at one of these Everests.

    The fact that the handbrake handle came out from under the dash (iso between the front seats) like a 1965 Zephyr, put me...
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    Re: Cheapest load-shedding battery solution

    This?

    https://www.geewiz.co.za/long-run-ups-inverter-battery/5373-mecer-2400va-inverter-2x-100ah-90ah-battery-8-hour-battery-life-kit-1440w.html
    I use this one, but bought the inverter/charger...
  13. Re: Preparing my Hardbody 2.4i forv a bit of dune driving.

    Impressive!

    Tyres bigger you say? What size did you go? Where did have the dyno run done?
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    Re: Cheapest load-shedding battery solution

    https://www.geewiz.co.za/long-run-ups-inverter-battery/93614-mecer-axpert-type-3000va-pure-sine-inverter-2x-100ah-90ah-battery-8-hour-battery-life-kit-3000w.html
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    Re: Wanted : Coils on 1998 Patrol 4500 GL

    General Spring in Driehoek in Germiston het nuwe springs vir my gemaak, volgens wat ek met my Patrol wou doen.

    Hulle is nie duur nie, dalk R3500, in een dag, "made and fitted". Nou al 4 jaar...
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    Re: ASPW on intercoolers....

    I generally like his Offroad programs and watch them all.

    He is not exactly a technical boffin, and here he showed us tat he is a total ignoramus when it comes to how engines, turbos, intercooler...
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    Re: Sub R150k 4x4 challenge

    Nissan YD25 Pathfinder.

    Baie spasie
    8lt / 100 km
    7 sitplekke
    120 kw en 450 nm
    Baie voertuig vir billike geld
    15 000 km diens intervals.
    Sal 400,000 to 500,000 km doen voor jy na die enjin...
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    Re: Small generator

    Kobus, great minds think alike!!!
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    Re: Small generator

    In the immediate future, I plan to extend my 1.4 Kva UPS to an extra 2 x 105ah batteries and extend the "extension cable" to a few extra places, such as the security lights and the house alarm.

    At...
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    Re: Small generator

    How much power do you want? I run the first one (from the 3 URLs below) at home for total of 8 x 5w LED lights, TV, laptop, router and if required a small USB fan that plugs into the Laptop's USB...
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    Re: CKGR - first time, some advice please

    And it is no further than the other route.
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    Re: CKGR - first time, some advice please

    See what these guys say about Stockpoort/Parr's Halt:

    https://www.roomsforafrica.com/establishment.do?id=25065
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    Re: CKGR - first time, some advice please

    Don't do Groblersbrug. Go via Lephalale and Parr's Halt/Stockpoort. The SA border post is a pleasure. If you're unlucky you may end up joining queue 2nd in the queue and it will take 10 minutes...
  24. Thread: Tsendze Camp

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    Re: Tsendze Camp

    Will be there 1st April with two British customers, on safari. After that Satara.
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    Re: Andrew St P White, Jurgens en Xplorer

    I remember reading in some offroad magazine soon after ASPW 's Video, Jurgens eventually found (or was it convinced?) that the axle they used did not have the required weight capacity.

    I think it...
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    Re: Namibia interesting news updates

    Informanté
    18 January at 22:00 ·
    Tourists narrowly escapes death

    Niël Terblanché
    TWO French tourists narrowly escaped death after the vehicle they were travelling in got swept away by...
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    Sticky: Re: Ssangyong Problems!

    Take the radiator with and go and visit (maybe phone first) Bumper to Bumper in Jules Street in Malvern.

    BUT BE WARNED!!

    Phone or visit them just after opening or after 4pm in the afternoon,...
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    Re: New bridge at Pontdrift border.

    For someone who has never been there, the Ruins is a great place to see. I saw it the first time in June/July 1965 with my parents and stayed in the Ruins Hotel for two nights. It was so "grand" in...
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    Re: New bridge at Pontdrift border.

    Hi Mike, see further down on my post ; heading in capitals
    ANOTHER ALTERNATIVE....
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    Re: New bridge at Pontdrift border.

    I unfortunately do not know the answers to these questions. Sorry.

    You could try the officials when arriving in these countries. They may have the answers to your questions.
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    Re: Land Cruiser opgradeer - gedagtes.

    Pm my jou WhatsApp nommer, dan stuur ek vir jou fotos en meer oor die voertuig.

    2001 Landcruiser Cygnus. 4.8 petrol
    342 000 km on clock.
    Grey import vehicle but obviously registered legally. ...
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    Re: Land Cruiser opgradeer - gedagtes.

    John,

    My broer op Stellenbosch verkoop sy Cynus V8. Baie netjies, maar sitplekke se leer wys wear. Ook ouer model, hy soek nie baie geld vir hom nie. Hy het net te veel rygoed op die werf.
    ...
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    Re: New bridge at Pontdrift border.

    When you buy your temporary import permit and pay your road tax, at the border when entering the country, you ask for it to be multiple entry. Your road tax and insurance you have to get is normally...
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    Re: Where to fit second valve stem for TPMS

    Best to take it to a place that repairs mag wheels. They will then also be able to fit the valve, as at least one side of the tyre will have to be de-beaded off the rim. Valves have to be fitted from...
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    Re: Where to fit second valve stem for TPMS

    But Reg Nield, ex Nield Enterprises and Eyes for Zimbabwe and ex Rhodesian Rugby captain circa 1970 was my dad's cousin. My wife, sons and I visited him and Iris and his extended family often when...
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