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    Re: ASPW on intercoolers....

    Fyko

    I thought I was over the top in terms of watching things on my D1 300 tdi

    This system will mean I will hardly ever watch the road in front

    The pressure and temp inserts into the various...
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    Defender Re: Itís my Defender 90 2.8 thread

    On my D1 300 tdi - OK so not same vehicle - but close

    The drivers side front spring was a good 10 mm longer when compared to the passenger side - this was out of the vehicle on the floor

    I...
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    Re: Electrician Sign Off Cost

    As far as I am aware

    A new COC isnt just for the solar addition part
    It is for the whole building again

    So the person issuing the COC is signing the entire building off not just the changes
    ...
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    Re: Angola Trip Report December 2019

    My takeaway from this trip report is

    I thought you couldn't do doodsaker without a registered guide at a fair cost

    Then you couldn't fish at the mouth without 700 permits

    Now I last looked...
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    Re: Angola Trip Report December 2019

    Barry

    A brilliant report
    Kind of "I was there behind you" report

    I have a D1 300 tdi - your defender is also a 300 tdi ?

    Have played on a couple of beaches in the waterline like you did and...
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    Re: Axpert King vs MKS II

    Interesting

    Attached is the spec sheet for mks11
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    Re: Axpert King vs MKS II

    With the MKS 11 it is either grid or solar - same as your "Axpert" example

    Basically when the input - solar and battery - volts fall below a threshold it switches to eksdom - above another...
  8. Re: Axpert VM 2KW inverter solar charging problem

    what is the voltage of the solar panels
    serial or" string" as some call it or parallel

    how many cells per panel

    that model only wants about 60 v pv input
  9. Re: Any Map Showing Beacon Markers on Namibian Angolan Border

    r u looking for beacon 25 gps co ords ?
  10. Re: Comment Please on This Back-up Power Suggestion

    Royboy

    I agree with the above about victron being more robust

    The only wording I dont see after going thru the spec sheets is the wording

    "Pure Sinewave Inverter"

    I could have missed it...
  11. Thread: Khaudum Park

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    Re: Khaudum Park

    My t4 shows 2 waterholes on that road with the same name
    but you run out of road 2 metres from the hide's steps and the 20 odd kilo's from the main track north looks about right

    my t4 shows the...
  12. Thread: Khaudum Park

    by RossJ
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    Re: Khaudum Park

    was in khaudom in april this year

    there is a viewing platform in the south west point - the most south west point you can drive to - and it is def worth a day trip and spend the whole day at the...
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    Re: Victron, Axpert, .... - which inverter brand

    These guys have stock - but the stuff is moving very fast

    https://mhn.co.za/shop/mecer-2400va-1440w-24v-inverter/

    And I know them very well
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    Re: Defender 110 , 2005 - Air Con

    If it only works on Full speed odds are good it is just the fan regulator - resistor thingy - proper name escapes me for now

    I think it is a bugger to get to but a fairly common old age problem...
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    Discovery 1 Re: 300 Tdi coolant temp sensor relocation

    Antz

    On my recent trip to Nam the following happend which I think is one reason to keep the madman temp sensor where it is

    In the mornings the thermostat wouldn't open - happened about 3 times...
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    Discovery 1 Re: Facet pump for 300 Tdi

    Antz

    Of all the things that havent given me grief
    1 of them is the fuel lift pump

    Well it did once
    From Nelspruit to Pta I usd about 3 times as much diesel
    This must have been replaced in...
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    Defender Re: 300 Tdi Correct Coolant Temperature

    On my D1 300 tdi I suddenly had this "problem" after a cam belt change by what I now know to be a blind indie I tried once

    Even overtaking a truck or 2 - yes seldom done but - my temps would spike...
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    Discovery 1 Re: Facet pump for 300 Tdi

    Antz

    Nice to see you posting about yor Landy

    I would like to understand your logic/need for an electric fuel pump plse

    How is mister four door doing and is miss two door on leave ?
  19. Discovery 1 Re: 1996 Discovery V8 starter/solenoid question (behavior and 'bypassing' the solonoi

    My D1 300 tdi has an earth cable from one of the three bolts holding the starter motor in to the chassis just underneath. I am sure it came from soryhill like that
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    Re: Hoanib river track south to Palmwag

    Thks Elize

    Your timing of those docs was perfect as i leave in the morning. The campsites indicated on that track make a world of diff as I thought i might need to do that section down to the park...
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    Re: Hoanib river track south to Palmwag

    Thks
    Makes it so easy then
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    Hoanib river track south to Palmwag

    Looking for some advise plse

    The track running south from the Hoanib river, that runs just outside of the skeleton coast park that ends up in the Palmwag area requires a permit. I will be coming...
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    Re: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    My D1 g/box was pissing oil out the gear lever ball joint top cause the indie who did my clutch 10 K ago buggered things up

    So off to Sean at the g/box comp on Wed to get a look at the top of the...
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    Re: Alternator Test to see what is poked

    do these help
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    Re: Alternator Test to see what is poked

    As a D1 300 tdi owner this alternator charging issue is certainly on my list of things I need to understand.com

    So if the alternator stops charging - noticed by the other means like a volt meter...
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    Re: My "new" Landy, with saga attached

    Antz

    My 2c is that the connection from conrod to piston has let go. In my case also with a recon motor from that unmentionable crowd in PE it was 3 pistons that had this. Lucky I caught it in time...
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    Re: Alternator Test to see what is poked

    Would running a wire directly from the + battery terminal to the alternator exciter wire be a work around at all if one suspects the globe in the instrument binical is blown ?
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    Discovery 1 Re: Front diff failure

    Eish Antz

    I had a front propshaft go on me in cape town
    Drove home in same condition - fully loaded - but slowish - 1400 kilo's

    The rear rubber donut just made it home due to the extra...
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    Discovery 1 Re: Removing rear A-frame and front radius arms

    Antz

    I bought 2 front arms - second hand - had my indy press my bushes in so I could do the whole job in one go
    The arms - second hand - where maybe 400 each
    So the next time I replace it is a...
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    Discovery 1 Re: Removing rear A-frame and front radius arms

    Antz

    After having done my front trailing arms my self
    I had the "chassis" jacked up and on a tressel'sl
    That side front wheel off
    then used my trolley jack on the axle to adjust the height to...
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    Re: Kaa Wilderness - Trip Report

    I was in that area in October 17 and March this year and the fees payable at Zutsha were

    50 pula to drive on that road to kaa gate
    100 pula pp pn for any camping on that road - but then no 50...
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    Re: is it going backwards?

    Chopped

    The D1's tar road manners are nowhere near the D3''s
    In a critical situation you do not swerve for an animal - your choice is only to hit it as square on as possible to avoid a roll over...
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    Discovery 1 Re: 300 TDi boost pressure

    Some feedback

    Been running since Sunday - found clamps and fitted them so no more squealing at 1 bar

    I thought 12 percent extra air would have a more pronounced effect

    I seem to get more...
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    Discovery 1 Re: 300 TDi boost pressure

    So tried the Hagu maneuver

    Unplugged the pipe going to boost valve / thingy
    new pipe with bolt in the end - blocking it off

    dont have small clamps available so thinish bloudraad will do for...
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    Discovery 1 Re: 300 TDi boost pressure

    Hagu

    std 300 tdi motor
    bigger intercooler from ex member Baben on the forum and a turbo "upgrade" from stallion turbo's in pta - same housing just slightly tweaked vanes on the turbo wheels face...
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