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    Re: Painting of corrugated metal roof

    On that roof/chimney connection, I'd rip off all the stuff currently on there, and replace with aluminium flashing with the bitumen backing, and overlap them by at least 75-80 mm. Daai pap en lap is...
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    Re: Jimny Shopping list and prep work

    I'd do nothing to the Jimny. Add a roofrack, and wait and see how Jimny will be used. Keep the current tyres. No use spending money on stuff that's not required. Snorkel only if'n when she REALLY...
  3. Re: Kamplek buite Greyton op oewer van die Riviersonderend

    En ek sien die 'kamp wagters' is besig met ernstige kwaliteitsbeheer en inspeksie..
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    Re: Campsites between Somerset West and Hermanus

    Reenen is sů beskeie: Sy eie plek is ook hoogs aan te beveel.
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    Re: Jimny Clutch Cost

    Also replaced clutch on my Jimny @ 170K km. Got a LUK clutchkit from Autozone, but Midas, ir every good parts supplier should have. Cost was R2300 in June 2019

    LUK clutch kit part no: 619302860...
  6. Re: Engine rebuild vs jap import for 2010 Jimny

    I also would not do a rebuild on the M13A motor.

    From what I've seen on other forums, the M18A is the conversion with the least hassles.

    The Ozzies:...
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    Re: How big an inverter to run this?

    The startup current is the one that will determine the inverter capacity:

    In this case 20A at 220V = 4400W, so double that and your inverter will have to be above 8,8Kw... Much moolah..
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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    A thing of beauty is a joy to behold..
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    Re: Internal bearing failure

    If that area in the photo's were 'dry' when opened up, then the bearing failed due to no lubrication. That is the result of a failed oil pump, and therefore the rest of the engine will also be...
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    Re: W123 Overlander built

    Ek dink ek moet 'n 'self-drive excursion' daar na jou kant toe kom uitvoer...

    Jou lock-down projekte is baie meer aantreklik as myne...
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    Re: Snow on Matroosberg

    Don't ask for a left one...;D
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    Re: Terios Lugfilter part kort

    Ek sal nie weer daai spanner mankie aan my kar laat vat nie...
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    Defender Re: Rain water as coolant.

    How is string long a piece?
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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    The proof of the pudding is in the eating!

    Difference between Windoze (aka BugZilla) and Linux: Like when you drive another car: The gear change may be slightly different, the ignition key is...
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    Sticky: Re: Suzuki Problems!

    2009 Jimny. 195 000 km.
    Was jerky at low revs or sometimes a stutter-hesitation. Tested all manner of things, but Puddlejumper kept on being jerky-jumpy.. It came and went, never a specific...
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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    I've been kept busy by upgrading a few laptops.

    1st one: Neighbour's laptop with Win 10 want's to do a recover, but just sits there, recovering nuffink... Hmm... Tried a few things, no go.....
  17. Thread: TD5 blowby?

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    Re: TD5 blowby?

    Blowby is excess pressure in the crankcase of the engine that is usually caused by worn rings or worn out piston/ring/cylinders.

    Oil in the coolant wil cause your radiator and coolant expansion...
  18. Defender Re: Using 2nd petrol tank for water tank -smell?

    You won't ever get rid of the petrol smell nor the taste from that tank. Safer to use a food grade plastic tank for water.
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    Re: Massey 165 advies benodig

    Prof, ek dink jy moet daai stukke kom haal.

    Netnou sit Reenen hulle dalk onder sy lykswa of dalk die Patrol...



    Wag, laat ek liewer my woorde terugtrek oor die moontlike opsies wat Reenen...
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    Re: Vermont salt pan, Hermanus action

    Da unmasked man widda Hat (aka Bheki Cele) will not be impressed at them geese not staying @ home, and also not maintaining social distance!

    Very well done Tobie!
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    Re: Massey 165 advies benodig

    Jip.

    Een van die min pluspunte van 'n M-F is die Perkins enjins. Dis wel no-nonsense trekkers, maar was nooit my eerste keuse nie. Die Engelse IH reeks (B275, B414, 434 & 444) trekkers was...
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    Re: Restoring Opel Kadett GTE

    Ooohh!! Memories are made with GTE's!

    Bought one new in 1984, and it got stolen in 2001!!! with about 230K on the clock. Shirt... Still de moer in about that loss.

    Had some real woema!!! I...
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    Re: Gamkapoortdam from Prince Albert

    Nope, don't think you can do it anymore. The roads may still be there and some gates may be unlocked, but at the Gamkapoort dam you'll probably get stuck in deep mud.
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    Re: DIY LifePo4 battery build

    Met 'heilige water' wat eers met Eskom se powere kraggies gekook is dat al die hel daaruit kom... ;)
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    Re: VoŽklip Camping - new campsite in Hermanus

    Seems to me the death was also silent:

    Website returns with "Website temporarily suspended"
  26. Re: Kampeerplek op Riviersonderend

    Ons in was die naweek in Mosselbaai en Jongensfontein. Het verlede Vrydag van Stormsvlei af in die reŽn gery tot in Mosselbaai, en heelnaweek daar en in Jongensfontein reŽn gehad.

    Het eers...
  27. Thread: Mahindra parte

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    Re: Mahindra parte

    Hoe lyk dit met 'n 3-cyl ADE-152enjin daarin...

    Of nog beter:
    IH 444 B275 enjin...

    Maar ek wil darem nog weer kom kamp...
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    Re: beach wild camping

    Sent you a mail
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    Sticky: Re: Suzuki parts & acc. Swap or giveaway

    Leads on their way to Juandre Bean!
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    Sticky: Re: Suzuki parts & acc. Swap or giveaway

    I've got a set of HT ignition leads for SJ410 to give away.

    Powertec PT533, New, never been used.

    I'm located in Somerset West, Western Cape
  31. Thread: My Jimny

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    Re: My Jimny

    Now that is something to put in your pipe and smoke!

    Well done!

    And well constructed...
  32. Re: Jimny, AKA Puddle Jumper gets an awning. Thys-gemaak

    Dis die lekker van jou eie ding doen.
  33. Re: Jimny, AKA Puddle Jumper gets an awning. Thys-gemaak

    Nico, dankie vir die kompliment! Ek antwoord graag:
    1. Niks meer as gewoonlik nie. Ek het die sak wat om die awning pas doelbewus knap gemaak en dit help dat daar die materiaal kan rondflap wat...
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    Re: DIY swinging awning

    For a number of years now, I've been planning a DIY swinging awning for my Jimny.

    Today I've completed it, scaled down on size from all the input and plans from this thread.


    Here's a link...
  35. Jimny, AKA Puddle Jumper gets an awning. Thys-gemaak

    After numerous thinking caps got worn out, the last one's plan got the nod from the wearer of said thinking cap.

    I made a 270deg bat/ostrich wing awning for my Jimny. I looked at the designs on...
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