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  1. Re: Isuzu kb 220 suddenly doesn't want to start

    See post #2.
  2. Re: Isuzu kb 220 suddenly doesn't want to start

    If the ECU is dead, it won't start.
  3. Thread: Intro - Ryan

    by Olyfboer
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    Re: Intro - Ryan

    Welcome Ryan. The Western Cape has the most varied off road opportunities of all the provinces. Enjoy.
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    Re: Namaqua wes kus

    Ook al drie moontlik maar minder kaans van nat en vries maar groter kans van skroei.. Maar lekker kaans van lekker kamp as die wind wegbly.
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    Re: Best pegs for West Coast soft sand

    You can get these anchor pegs from a camping shop. To fit, hook them on and pull on the bottom part causing tension. Hammer the elbow into the ground with a rubber hammer at about 45 deg with tension...
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    Re: Calvinia Camping

    Francois, that's a characteristic of the Karoo soil as it's clay. It's the reason the dirt roads become so rutted after rain. The soil turns to a slippery clay and vehicle tyres rut it. When the sun...
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    Re: Secondhand Bakkie advise needed

    As someone with no bias against the Ranger, I can only comment on the range of vehicles I've seen our police use and their comments. The Rangers have given endless trouble. Many computer issues with...
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    Re: Secondhand Bakkie advise needed

    How about a brand new double cab for R317k? I have the previous 4x4 model from 2011. Excellent warranty service and it's been used as a work bakkie carting sand, stone, cement, tar poles, bricks and...
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    Re: Corsa Ute Wheels

    Thanks to all for the corrections. I stand corrected.
  10. Re: Namibia's fairy circles mystery finally solved

    I had the same thought in post #7.
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    Re: Corsa Ute Wheels

    Despite short sales of the Chevrolet Corsa Utility in South Africa, Chevrolet had decided to replace the Corsa C Utility with the Agile Utility. It became known as the Montana, Tornado, or Utility,...
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    Re: Corsa Ute Wheels

    Pick up? Do you mean bakkie?
  13. Re: Namibia's fairy circles mystery finally solved

    Neither. Use fractals.
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    Re: Corsa Ute Wheels

    A UTE? Do you mean a bakkie?
  15. Re: Namibia's fairy circles mystery finally solved

    Neither have I seen it growing between those circles so that it can die and form another circle. And i have walked around and between those circles trying to find the cause. No termites present...
  16. Thread: Trekoskraal

    by Olyfboer
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    Re: Trekoskraal

    Some clarity required:

    Is the land private or public?
    If public, is it a designated camping site?
    If private, is the municipality acting for the landowner after a complaint?

    Having all the...
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    Re: 280 DT Wheel bearings - 1999

    Which specs? I have the torque and preload specs.
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    Re: Why a "high lift jack"

    I have experienced not being able to get it to select lowering due to dirt. I could raise but not select lower. Clamped the handle in the up position and sprayed WD40. Still no select but after...
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    Re: Why a "high lift jack"

    Hoekom dra jy nie by op die onderwerp instede van die skrywer aan te val nie? Is ek reg of verkeerd? As jou antwoord nee is, verduidelik hoekom ek verkeerd is? Of is jy ook van daardie wat nog nooit...
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    Re: Why a "high lift jack"

    And that was while jacking up when the handle can't run away. The cardinal rule when jacking up or down; - Don't get any part of the body between the handle and the jack.
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    Re: Why a "high lift jack"

    Oil and gas is a whole new ballgame with explosive pressures, poisonous gases, massive shear and torque forces, hazardous substances, heavy objects that can fall from heights, massive stored energy...
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    Re: Those who said, electric vehicle, NEVER!

    When the military is on the move, they have fuel tankers with them. The vehicles also carry jerry cans. They needn't return to a base to recharge or refuel. The logistics tail with fuel, repairs and...
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    Re: Those who said, electric vehicle, NEVER!

    Prototype stage. Hasn't even been produced yet but they have high hopes. Just because VW and Bentley discussed it doesn't mean anything.

    CO2 has never been the problem. Climate alarmists...
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    Re: Those who said, electric vehicle, NEVER!

    Not one of these projections has taken the military into consideration. Can anyone see the military having a portable solar station with batteries where the vehicles have to return to to charge at...
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    Re: Why a "high lift jack"

    Going up the ladder uses your energy input to lift the vehicle. A runaway is caused when going down the ladder and the weight of the the vehicle and gravity cause the jack to climb down the ladder,...
  26. Thread: Body lift

    by Olyfboer
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    Re: Body lift

    Exactly what I suggested. And your first paragraph was the reason I was wondering about the motivation to do the lift on a vehicle used to tow a trailer and not for serious off-roading

    No hating,...
  27. Thread: Body lift

    by Olyfboer
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    Re: Body lift

    If you don't do serious off-roading, you never will need it. The reason I'm asking why you would spend money buying it at all? By that logic I should buy a tank from the army. I don't need one until...
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    Re: Why a "high lift jack"

    Kom Reenen. Om die HLJ so hoog te jack is in 90% gevalle nie nodig nie. Daar sal in meeste gevalle genoeg rack wees om die clip (Wat nie op jou jack is nie) in te clip. As jy dit vir nuwelinge leer,...
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    Re: Why a "high lift jack"

    Kom nou Reenen. Dis mos nie logies om alles te verban wat moontlik gevaarlik is nie. As jy HLJ reg gebruik, is die gevaar min. Selfde met 'n geweer. En as jy daardie veilige metodes vanaf die begin...
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    Re: Why a "high lift jack"

    As jy gewoond raak om die handle op te los en clip, is dit minder moontlik dat iemand anders sal seerkry.

    Soos in die weermag met gelaaide geweer - Jy loop nooit patrollie met jou vinger binne die...
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    Re: Why a "high lift jack"

    As die ding verkeerd hanteer word, kan die handle you baie seermaak. Geneem vanaf die manual:
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    Re: Why a "high lift jack"

    Reenen, met jou ervaring sal dit werk. Meeste mense het nie daardie ervaring nie. Dus moet hulle liewers nie jou metode gebruik totdat hulle ervaar is. Dink 20 jaar terug toe jy geen ervaring gehad...
  33. Thread: Body lift

    by Olyfboer
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    Re: Body lift

    So, why do you need big tyres, a lot of suspension travel and a body lift then? An ordinary standard 4x4 DC will do everything you need. It's your money, but why spend it on cosmetics?
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    Re: Why a "high lift jack"

    To raise:

    Position jack.
    Unclip jacking handle.
    Move handle from vertical to horizontal and back to vertical.
    Repeat until vehicle is at desired height.
    Clip handle in vertical position.

    Do...
  35. Thread: Body lift

    by Olyfboer
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    Re: Body lift

    With any body lift your centre of gravity is higher and the chance of a rollover on a side slope when off-roading is greatly increased, especially if you're loaded with overlanding gear.

    Where do...
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