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  1. Thread: TJ steering

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    Re: TJ steering

    Tried that as an option, at the end of the day the determining factor is the TREs is use. As these TRes thread determines the bungs I need to order. So it feels a bit like a chicken or egg first...
  2. Thread: TJ steering

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    Re: TJ steering

    Oom Jelo, thanks for weighing in. Yes I read through that thread a while back when I had dreams of building my own control arms with heim joints. From what I remember there was just one 4x4 company...
  3. Thread: TJ steering

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    TJ steering

    Howzit.
    Whilst doing one of my regular crawls under the TJ a while back I noticed a few things that concern me. First issue is the adjuster sleeve on my drag link. Months ago noticed it had a bit of...
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    Re: Transporting Dogs Safely

    Two bullterriers here... for the times that they absolutley MUST go on the back SWAMBO found these neat foldable wire crates... depending on weather i either cover with blankets or not before...
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    Re: 3.2 hill start assist binding

    Just by the way... update: a pin came loose or broke off in the drum...lining was binding intermittently.

    Guess it was a "If you hear hooves think horses not zebras" moment.
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    3.2 hill start assist binding

    Howzit all. This is a bit of a strange one but I need your guys advice. Tonight afterwork colleague of mine had his T6 3.2 manual acting up a bit. My first assumption is it is as though the hill...
  7. Thread: Ride on mower

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    Re: Ride on mower

    Thanks all for the replies. To be honest the idea of a little ride on racer was what drove us to get it running, and that's pretty much been its only purpose past month or so... I considered having...
  8. Thread: Ride on mower

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    Ride on mower

    Hey all. So to cut a long story short I want a bit of advice. I work for an oke who has a knack for lucky deals falling in his lap, one such bordering free thing was this ride on mower he stumbled...
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    Re: Bloem B&B pet friendly advice

    Two years back we had to do a last minute 1300Km trip with our two bullterriers and Bloem was our halfway stop over. We stopped at Plover cottages. We werent great fans of it but the tannie was...
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    Re: Budget GoPro Alternative

    This is a question I've had for a while.. not so much for action shots. Im more looking for something that can be used when machinery is booked in the workshop here at work. so when an item has been...
  11. Thread: Degreaser

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    Re: Degreaser

    I work for a hydraulic engineering company so degreasing components is a daily for us. Might be overkill but we have a solvent specially mixed for us. Its basically a form of electrical cleaner (very...
  12. Thread: 4x4 Trails KZN

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    Re: 4x4 Trails KZN

    killarney 4x4 is still the popular spot. i played at highstakes again a few weeks back but some of the okes are doing regular trails, they actually did a nice one yesterday. im pretty bummed i didnt...
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    Re: Driving by candle light

    To be honest I can't off hand give you an answer, I dont know whether its OEM or a cheap replacement but as far as I know only 1 headlight was replaced and both look identical. I cant see any...
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    Re: Driving by candle light

    If only if only...hopefully the bossman stumbles upon this thread 😎
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    Re: Driving by candle light

    My plan is to make the harness up after work one night. My flop today was I finished up at just after 19h00 and then remembered I forgot to take some spare 12v relays from home (we more than likely...
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    Re: Driving by candle light

    Cant say for sure what all he checked as I wasnt watching him but his end result of "yeah sometimes these ballast die" wasnt enough for me. However regarding the earthing, I know about 1.5 years back...
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    Re: Driving by candle light

    I see what you're saying, basically have 30 port of the relays running from the battery and merely use the signal from the stock harness to switch the relay?
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    Re: Driving by candle light

    I knew it was similar to the BT50 had no idea it was the south american BT50... well LED is the plan but I dont want to rush like I did the HID purchase. where could I pick up a reliable set of bulbs...
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    Re: Driving by candle light

    I will try get a gap tomorrow to buff the passenger side light and see if there's a slight improvement
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    Re: Driving by candle light

    sorry I see the passenger side pic is upside down. I always adjust speed according to conditions but even at 80km/h at night I cant say I feel safe on some of the not so main roads. (I spent 4 years...
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    Re: Driving by candle light

    alright, when I originally got the vehicle 3years ago I checked most of this, the passenger side light lens is a bit dull and faded (someone from headoffice was in a smash some years ago). the inside...
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    Driving by candle light

    Howsit all, not sure if this in the correct section but anyway here goes: so my work bakkie is an old 2.5 ford cab and a half. The first time I drove it I was shocked at how pitiful the headlights...
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    Re: Jeeps to The Top of the World

    awesome vid. thanks for the share
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    Re: Internet café in Maun?

    Havent been there in a long time but have a mate who recently moved out of Maun. He said there's one in town opposite the Shell above the furniture store (in the Okavango Pharmacy building. Google...
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    Re: What did you do to your Jeep today?

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    Basic work: got tired of how sun damaged my fender flares were...so finally got around to spraying them...sorta. I was going to replace bolts and washers but figured a matt colour would be...
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    Re: Whatsapp Group for KZN Members

    Hi. May I also please be added to the whatsapp group?
    0747582561.
    Cheers
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    Re: Looking for a Jeep......still

    This one will have to do for now. Took it when I stopped at Montrose to refuel (you can see tired SWAMBO pulling into garage just as I took the pic, shame she is still vrek tored but was a trooper...
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    Re: Looking for a Jeep......still

    So just to round off this thread figure its time for me to share.....
    Yesterday i decided to take a trip up from Durban to Centurion to check out a Jeep (many thanks to "Jeepfamily" for putting me...
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    Re: Looking for a Jeep......still

    Define "cheap" (price range)....and which cj?
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    Re: Looking for a Jeep......still

    Once in a very long while I do come across a TJ like that, issue is there my logic is that spares and parts. So I save on the initial purchase but 5months down the line wife starts giving me the...
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    Re: Looking for a Jeep......still

    Who's can be the guinea pig?
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    Re: Looking for a Jeep......still

    Im just shocked that now that Im fully committed to buying one, a decent one (that i can afford) is so hard to come by. I just today had to walk away from another willys. After all the talking I...
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    Re: Looking for a Jeep......still

    No offense taken..i appreciate all the honest feedback really I do. Maar my vrou is tough. Jeezlike when i met her she drove a little fiat Uno and boy she drove the hell out of it. I remember when...
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    Re: Looking for a Jeep......still

    I actually think I came across one of your ads on FB this week..I remeber you stating something about 6-8km/l avg and an oke commenting a pic he saw of it in traffic...if im not mistaking it for...
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    Re: Looking for a Jeep......still

    Well xj's are where my interest in jeeps started originally if i remeber correctly. Saw some heavily modded ones with serious articulation and I wanted one. Besides if I remember correctly one can...
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