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  1. Re: Looking for a android app that can be used for offroad travel

    OSMAnd for sure!

    It got me to a very remote destination in the Algarve in Portugal 3 weeks ago at night when Google Maps didn't work...
    I downloaded the maps at home before my travels to UK and...
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    Re: Kampeerplek op Riviersonderend

    Dit lyk sommer bakgat! Sal moet kom finale inspeksie hou... ;D;D

    Groete van Thys en Susan. Ek kuier tans by hulle.
  3. Thread: Bush camps

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    Re: Bush camps

    Baliesgat highly recommended

    You can also contact Reenen (member here) for camping at Greyton. Also highly recommended
  4. Re: Jimny alternator recondition - Western Cape

    The Jimny has two belts: One that drives the power steering and aircon. The tensioner is for that belt. A screeching fanbelt is usually the second belt that drives the waterpump and alternator,...
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    Re: SJ 410 electronic ignition

    A few years ago I installed a Pertronix electronic igntion system on a Renault R5, and never had any issues with it.

    It's basically a pickup unit that you fit in place of the points and it uses...
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    Re: Project Grandpa's Engine

    Some more photo's:

    I realized that the flywheel and the smokestack was originally not painted, and the wheels were red, so I had to redo those. The complete engine was then sprayed with about 6...
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    Project Grandpa's Engine

    I've just completed the renovation of a model steam engine my late father-in-law made some time in 1980/81.

    My father-in-law was a fitter & turner at the co-op in Riviersonderend.

    The...
  8. Re: manufacturer date on the RC 1 old Series LR, not correct

    The factory in Blackheath doesn't exist any more...
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    Re: Jimny repair expert

    Use a 4PK840 belt. Been using it for 3 years now.
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    Re: Chernobyl - a wildlife haven. Would you go?

    Daai plek is net bietjie ver uit die Wes-kaap uit.

    Wil net laat weet dat ek sal kan nie gaan nie...
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    Re: Welding machine for R998

    Modesty... ;D;D

    Jy mag maar "weld" meneer.
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    Defender Years gone by, when oil was still bought in 5l...

    Years gone by, when oil was still bought in 5l tin cans, one could've used such an olieblik.

    But those were the days before turbo's, inter coolers and other stuff to keep the driver calm. And ...
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    Re: Welding machine for R998

    You'll only need the angle grinder if you build "swallows nests"...

    Like I did years ago, till I got the hang of it.

    I've also "inherited" a Disston like that from my son when they moved to...
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    Re: Jimny Battery Replacement

    I also had to replace the battery (4 yrs old).

    The battery fitted is a 615C Raylite.
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    Re: What did you do with your Suzuki today?

    Had the clutch replaced.

    Fitted a LUK clutch kit and also replaced the pilot bearing.

    Release bearing started warning sounds when cold, and also a clutch shudder when cold.

    Jimny has done...
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    Re: Suzuki Jimny Auto FreeWheel Hubs

    Automatics don't like to be towed above a certain speed for long distances.

    I'd remove the rear propshaft.

    Don't tempt fate. It will get you.
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    Re: Advice on West Coast please

    Small correction:
    Rooiduin is north of Lamberts Bay.
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    Re: Panelbeater in Somerset West/Stellenbosh

    Delta Panelbeaters in Strand.
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    We spent 4 nights at Baliesgat in the Cederberg from 11 - 15 March.

    Marius and Yolanda Schoeman made us feel right at home from the word go.

    The Jimny did as was expected: Crawled us into and...
  20. Thread: 4x4 verhuring

    by dewets
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    Re: 4x4 verhuring

    Reenen, oom Tonie Botha van Stettyn, Worcester, het jare terug diť opmerking gemaak wat vir my van baie waarde is:

    "Onthou, 'n huurder pas nie jou goed op nie"
  21. Thread: Jimny V-belts

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    Re: Jimny V-belts

    V-belts will screech when the belt is not tensioned tight enough.

    I've had new belts fitted 3 weeks ago, and the alternator one is screeching on startup.

    Suzuki belts ARE NOT manufactured by...
  22. Excellent service from Silverton Radiators in Knysna

    I've experienced 5 star service from Silverton Radiators in Knysna yesterday.

    While on holiday at Plettenberg Bay, I suspected a radiator leak on the new radiator in my Jimny as I could smell...
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    Re: Wind turbine questions

    I think you'd be better off with solar panels.

    There were some of those 'fans' installed on the traffic cameras on Sir Lowry's Pass, and the south easter caused them to...
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    Re: What did you do with your Suzuki today?

    Puddle Jumper got a tow bar.

    Bosal tow bar from local Zook agents was supplied with the wiring harness that just clips into existing wiring.

    Fiddled a bit to get the wiring all sorted, and...
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    Re: How safe is Tietiesbaai

    The number that I've published here, has been p[ubl;ished on this forum before.

    That is where I got the number, and my experience with mrs Engelbrect has been a very pleasant.

    I am sorry if I...
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    Re: Secret Falls Tulbagh

    According to their website:

    OUR FARM IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

    https://www.secret-falls-tulbagh.com/
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    Re: How safe is Tietiesbaai

    A bit further up the coast just north of Lamberts Bay, there's Rooiduin, but only with 2 longdrops, and you'd need a 4x4 to get to the campsite. Just be warned, there are NO facilities, so you'd...
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    Re: How to wash your engine?

    Jelo, I FULLY understand your statement to not wash engines:

    "Yes I had some Fords and a Mini, hence my advice......."

    They were fitted (UK derived Fords) with Lucas (aka Prince of Darkness)...
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    Re: Solid white lines in Sir Lowrey's Pass.

    Drove it yesterday.

    Solid white line from CT side no more. Seems somebody had to get some black paint...
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    Sticky: Re: Post photos of your Suzuki here

    Sommer woes bevange!!!
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    Sticky: Re: Post photos of your Suzuki here

    Escape Gear. Have had mine for 5 years now, No Problems
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    Re: Jimny remap or Unichip in Jhb ?

    I agree, some guys tried it, and some money later, no change.

    I'd rather put the money towards some mods to the exhausting side...

    On the M13A motor a decent branch, decat and bypass of the...
  33. Thread: Jimny with n47

    by dewets
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    Re: Jimny with n47

    Not worth the effort...

    Cost of TDI motor
    Cost to make it fit
    Cost to make it work with Jimny ECU and electronics
    Cost to make it work
    Cost to keep it working

    Resale value lost as you now...
  34. Thread: Plough Disc

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    Re: Plough Disc

    Try and get a used one from a farmer. New discs are usually coated with a bitumen-ish type of black paint that would be a pain to remove.
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    Re: Jimny... not so cheap!

    Yep, there is space for one, but you need to be a contortionist to get to it.

    Yep, there is a GUD filter for it.

    On the GUD website, the Suzuki part number is 9586081A10 cross references to...
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