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    Re: Camping Shower and Pump

    Stephen, brilliant Geyser. Just a question, why not add a cone lid on top with a 20 to 30mm exhaust hole. Then you won't be burning up so much gas and wasting heat ie almost like a pressure cooker...
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    Re: best Garmin for overlanding

    Silly question, but is your garmin up to date ie updated.
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    Re: Hilux tow plug dead

    Not a fundi but... Do your vehicle back lights work. Did you test the trailer socket out on the vehicle with a multimeter. Have you checked under vehicle and traced wires from female socket on...
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    Re: 220V Compressor not working at home

    Chat to your supply authority to tap up the transformer voltage. I like to keep our voltages between 230 to 240 volts AC.
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    Re: Venter Trailer Plug ripped

    Brilliant idea
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    Re: Venter Trailer Plug ripped

    Correct. Both brake lights are connected together eg wire A and both tail lights are connected together eg wire color B. Leaving 3 wires ie left indicator on its own color and right indicator on its...
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    Re: Venter Trailer Plug ripped

    The negative wire(black) is picked up from the vehicle negative /ground wire.

    Method 1

    If you want to ring out what wire goes where. Open and remove tail light lenses and globes. Take a single...
  8. Re: Optimal solar panel for vehicle in long-term storage?

    Old method for a car battery. Disconnect from vehicle, Charge full then empty out electrolyte into a bucket. Close up battery and store on shelf or leave in vehicle unconnected. When battery is...
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    Re: Baviaans Reserve now open 01/07/2020

    No camping???, I'm guessing changing a fan belt could take 2 days in a nice camp site[emoji23]
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    Re: Camping Shower and Pump

    You take bathing seriously [emoji23]. Gone are the days of taking a small zinc bath with when camping. Water heated in a 20ltr cleaned out oil drum on the fire, use a jug to pour water over self.
  11. Sticky: Re: Baviaans Kloof and Kouga Route Road Conditions

    Baie mooi
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    Re: Fiesta cheap blue Midas coolant bad??

    I'm not a mechanic but was told you can't use any old coolant as some are specific for aliminum head and some not. Perhaps an expert can clear up matters.
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    Re: Camping Shower and Pump

    Silly idea... But what happens when you run your battery down for some unexpected reason and if using solar you have a few bad rainy days... Fear not, best is buy a boat bilge pump. Pump your shower...
  14. Sticky: Re: Baviaans Kloof and Kouga Route Road Conditions

    Juan, the last time I went with you lot and the group, we through the mountains, which were bleak and burnt. I take it all the vegetation has recovered making it a scenic ride now.
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    Re: Basecamp saving a trip

    Aaah, I must have missed that. Hope you come right. Nice option wrt removable battery and also able to use other batteries.
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    Re: Basecamp saving a trip

    When a battery is replaced they have to remove the circuit board on old battery and resolder onto new. Some about the GPS able to ID battery or something like that, so I was told. Not an expert. Bet...
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    Re: Small Low-Cost Off-Grid Solar System

    The biggest problem with motors is the start up currents. Not an expert but wrt running a home 100% off grid and non constant sunlight, won't the batteries be undercharged for most parts or drained...
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    Re: Basecamp saving a trip

    When you go onto Garmin Express, you can update the Garmin device there. It also gives you an option to save maps onto your PC as well. So if you update the GPS then just update pc maps to new...
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    Re: Citrus Wood - Port Elizabeth

    Silly question, what is citrus wood, old citrus trees?? If so surly they burn fast like pine due to oily sap. Educate me pls.
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    Re: Figo boot carpet / flap ?

    Any good place that does furniture apholstering should be able to help you out. Or just get a thick piece of ply wood and have it covered.
  21. Thread: Waze on Apple

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    Re: Waze on Apple

    Is it not on your App store
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    Re: Wire thickness for inverter.

    https://www.12voltplanet.co.uk/cable-sizing-selection.html

    Very useful site
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    Re: 2015 Isuzu KB300 Lights Upgrade

    On my 2003, 250d Im installing Osram laser and spotlights are 6 inch Hella Led.
  24. Thread: 4x4 Direct

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    Re: 4x4 Direct

    When ordering a crimper make sure you order the correct on. One crimper is used for those small car spade connections and another for heavy duty copper lugs eg 6mm till 185mm etc.
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    Re: Glowplug startup wag periode.

    I turn my ignition on, when two or dash lights go off then I crank. My glow plug light stays on till the engine starts, then goes off. Probably wait 3 or 4 seconds before I start.

    I think my...
  26. Thread: VHF Radio

    by hunter26
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    Defender Re: VHF Radio

    Family dog sell radios and will give you a free lesson with answers as to which is good in value etc etc[emoji16]
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    Re: Liquid metal FE1 from Wurth

    It was an emergency fix, rub hard around cleaned leak, built up a bit to get one to a place of repair. As all quick repairs, some work, some don't. Best is get the right stuff for the right job.
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    Re: Liquid metal FE1 from Wurth

    Working in the high voltage field, we deal with leaking transformers at times. Before buying and wasting quick set bonding stuff, please read the labels to see what fuels it will handle and what...
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    Re: Voice Routing on 276c

    Many thanks
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    Re: Liquid metal FE1 from Wurth

    Old method... A bar of sunlight soap.
  31. Thread: Trailer plug

    by hunter26
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    Re: Trailer plug

    You do get male plug caps at midas. I have seen on a trailer a short piece of round pipe welded on the A frame. When plug not used, you just push the male part down into pipe to store so it's not...
  32. Re: Isuzu KB 250 Compensated straight pipe, why not?

    I have heard people install free flow exhaust pipes with a diameter of 63mm. I had a Speedy free flow exhaust on my old Nissan 1400. Basically it is an exhaust pipe with holes that is inside an...
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    Re: Voice Routing on 276c

    What did you do or advice given for future members in the same boat.
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    Re: Trailer parking "jacks" to preserve tyres

    I would weld those to a frame of sorts to stop one sliding away whilst one doesn't.
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    Re: GPS not aquiring Satellites

    Did you do an update or buy an update. Also check that on board car system does not interfere with gps or did you try it outside away from building.
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