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  1. Re: The official Breakfast at Moegatle Trip (Part of the Gauteng breakfast schedule)

    It’ll be my 4th time, the 80VX and fist FJ did Koos se Klim, God se Pad & Klipdrift.

    I did chicken out with the 200 cruiser, not sure why as another did donKoos se Klim.
  2. Re: The official Breakfast at Moegatle Trip (Part of the Gauteng breakfast schedule)

    Yes please, missing out on the RT I need this one.

    Plan will be to sleep over F & S.

    Thanks for putting another great event together Andrew
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    Re: RIP – 150AH Lead Crystal

    I am only aware that Deltec stopped importing LC batteries, not their whole range
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    Re: RIP – 150AH Lead Crystal

    Thank you, I do need to dispose of it properly, will see what is the best plan of action :cool:.
  5. Re: Charging 2nd battery in vehicle as well as battery in trailer

    Nope, I would never connect Batt 2 & 3 together. Each on their separate charging system if you have to use the alternator for Batt 3.

    I am one of those like Stranger who has never used this...
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    Re: RIP – 150AH Lead Crystal

    With regards to the LC failures, I wonder if their Quality Control (build) was up to scratch, and may be one of the reasons why Deltec stopped their imports, too my comebacks.
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    Re: RIP – 150AH Lead Crystal

    I still maintain the LC's don't like vibration, reason is my 2nd one died within 3 months whist we did quite a hectic trip through Kgalagadi, in via the terrible van Zylsrus road.

    The 1st one is...
  8. Re: Complete 12V system - realistic price to ask

    Haha I fixed that quickly ;D
  9. Complete 12V system - realistic price to ask

    Ok so I bought a 2nd hand Conqueror Conquest last month. The owner has installed a substantial 12V system with the two Enertec batteries being fairly new (less than a year old according to the...
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    RIP – 150AH Lead Crystal

    Looks like my +6 years old battery has given up on me, sad as I was using it daily to power a few items like tv, surround sound system, CCTV system and Wi-Fi router.

    It was connected to 240W PV...
  11. Thread: Unichip 4L V6

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    Re: Unichip 4L V6

    Interestingly RGM do the engine timing and fuel adjustments as part of their upgrades, this is copied from their website for the FJ. Imagine the scratch of the itch going the SC route, i would love...
  12. Thread: Unichip 4L V6

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    Re: Unichip 4L V6

    Absolutely Fluffy, hence I will never ever install an inline plug and pray chip, aka racechip etc.

    The Unichip is similar, BUT all the necessary parameters are set live on the dyno for each...
  13. Thread: Unichip 4L V6

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    Re: Unichip 4L V6

    ;D
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    Re: Unichip 4L V6

    I have had many of my 4x4’s chipped.

    I’m not a racerboy, do not abuse any of my vehicles, I don’t drive max RPM, but I do like as much “safe power” from the engine to make the towing experience...
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    Re: Today I like my Hilux even more

    Thank you Shabeer!

    Hahaha, me and a camera, I am shy man ;D;D

    I check so many builds, especially the Aussie guys and think, this is a great idea until you try it yourself and think what a fool...
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    Re: My FJ buying experience

    ;D;D brings back lots of memories ;D

    Andrew, you're not holding back ;D. Your trip to PA added a lot of those k's. I think to have a log run early on in an engine's life is good.
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    Re: Hilux V6 Decat

    The statement in bold is of interest Nico. Do you know what settings was changed in order to achieve more power (or was it mostly related to the blocked exhaust change to freeflow?).

    I am under...
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    Re: Today I like my Hilux even more

    For sure, I am extremely happy, this alone transformed the Hilux to the extend that it really is a super long distance tourer, even when fully loaded and towing a hefty load. Maintaining a constant...
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    Yip, somehow BLL always ends up in the top 5 of our favorite close-by camp sites.

    Bikes are a must at BLL, especially if you feel a bit brave and do the perimeter fence route going downwards past...
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    3rd time I tried Ruah Park, every time full, like Almega they have a money-inflow recipe that works extremely well. Great to see! Ok I did leave it a bit late :)

    Booked the weekend at Bass Lake...
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    Re: Today I like my Hilux even more

    Dastek developed a specific module that works in conjunction with the Unichip to achieve the torque convertor lockup at 80km/h. It engage exactly at 80km/h irrespective of the gear in use at the...
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    Re: Today I like my Hilux even more

    I am really satisfied with my fuel consumption overall. In the scenario you sketched I would be above 12km/l easily. I contribute this to the power upgrades and specifically the torque convertor...
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    Re: Today I like my Hilux even more

    Yip, absolutely yes ;D
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    Re: The Hilux fred: Starting with a blank canvas

    Om hulle te modify is nie boring nie, jy weet mos Uys ;D
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    Re: Today I like my Hilux even more

    Been a while since I've updated the build, seeing as we are talking a lot about our builds (thanks Johan Maree ;D)

    The Hilux was used in Bex's backyard during the Community Klein Pella trip in...
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    Re: My FJ buying experience

    I bought the FJ with a FR RR as per the pic, the wind noise is insane and that with the wind deflector, I removed it immediately. Andrew, see if you can get a RR with slats lengthwise not like FR...
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    Re: Word ek oud of word ek slim.

    Dis nou 'n lekker draad en ja ek het self al "nog 'n huis se geld" spandeer aan my 13 4x4's, nie een was ooit standaard gelos nie.

    In 1996 het die hele "siekte" begin met 'n 3L V6 Nissan Sani,...
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    Enjoy the lions, hyena and jackal calls, we loved it!

    Back there again in Aug 8-)
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    Re: Land Cruiser 300 - 3.3L V6 diesel

    Ai man! Boys will be boys, keep the heart young and the adrenalin channels clear ;D

    IIRC the youtube vid on this engine was shared, it has a Very flat torque curve, thus it should be Sweeeeet!
  30. Re: The 2021 Official 4x4 Community Klein Pella Exploration Trip (Northern Cape)

    Lekke memories for sure!!
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    Re: MICE Problem in CKGR

    I'd also want to know, and hope they are gone by December.
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    Re: My FJ buying experience

    Great to see you are stoked Andrew, from not even taking it for a test drive to loving it to bits ;D (that is me too hahaha)

    From experience please carefully consider staying with the OE profile...
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    Re: GZ Canopies and Accessories

    I am very happy with my GZ canopy, even tho I did not opt for their accessories, I did select the top of the range canopy.

    I especially like the flat roof, making it very easy to mount a solar...
  34. Re: How many FJ Owners / How many problems (or dislikes?)

    116 is now on 67kKm, only done 13kKm in 31 months of ownership.
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    Re: My FJ buying experience

    Thanks Michael.

    The V6 does sound awesome
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