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    Re: Avoiding solar power throwaway

    The morning sunlight fills the batteries, afternoon sun is for geysers, swimming pool, cooking ( electric oven/induction plate). Ironing, washing machine). In addition underfloor heating ( tiles...
  2. Poll: Re: a Dedicated trail vehicle - What one would you choose from these?

    I would put a FJ cruiser on the list as well. Post 2012 as it has the large tank 159lts, crawl control and A track.
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    Re: A little geyser for a quick washdown

    $325 per their website. To expensive?
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    Re: Snorkel vs snorkel

    I canít comment on the different snorkels. I can comment on my experience with fitting a snorkel to my 120 Prado. In the 8 years and 250 000 km I had the vehicle I did not need it once in any river...
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    Re: Impressed with China Pure Sine Wave Inverter

    Cobus
    I will take one of the inverters. PM sent
    Thanks
  6. Re: How many FJ Owners / How many problems (or dislikes?)

    Recovery, grey, 600kms. Two weeks old and getting to know this fantastic vehicle
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    Re: FJ Cruiser Accesories

    Fluffy......as requested611709611710
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    Re: FJ Cruiser Accesories

    Also just got my FJ...what a great vehicle. Getting Gobi X bumpers,rockslidders and bash plate as well as a Kenwood replacement head. Roof bars from Thule
  9. Re: Eskom's new proposal for homes with solar panels

    Some other observations from the article

    The utility also says the tariff ďcannot be offered to customers who are on a prepaid smart meter due to current technological constraintsĒ.)

    Winter...
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    Sticky: Re: Cell Phone Camera Photo's - PLEASE contribute

    Recent pictures of my farm at Kranskop outside Memel609004609005609006
  11. Re: Tyres, Mags and Rims: Trade, Buying, Selling, Swap, Give-away or whatever ....

    Chris
    Thanks for responding the 15 inch tyre. I managed to get two 2nd hand tyres ( 195/65/15) for R350 each
  12. Re: Tyres, Mags and Rims: Trade, Buying, Selling, Swap, Give-away or whatever ....

    I am looking for one (or two) 15 inch used tyre/s as a spare for my recently acquired 2nd hand trailer. Currently have Bridgestone Dueler A/T 31/10/15inch fitted. Donít need same tyre, just the...
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    Re: Trailer vs. Roofbox

    I have a Thule roof box, can take say 5 60lt duffle bags. Took it to mana pools. Not as big as a trailer, but from a fuel efficiency point of view I recon it added maybe 0.2 Lts /100kms. Cruising...
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    Re: Rubber duck trip down Orangeriver

    Whatís the story behind the picture?
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    Re: RYOBI One Plus Cordless Range - Any good ?

    I have all most the full range. The cost for is aprox 1/5 of the big names. In the 3 years to date , diy only, the reciprocating saw stopped and the drill chuck froze. Handed them in for repairs at...
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    Re: WAXOYL (antirust treatment)

    Does anyone know of a place that can apply waxoyl to a vehicle In Johannesburg ( Preferably in the honeydew/Randburg area)
  17. Re: FJ Cruiser - Interesting Facts (Useless Information)

    Looking forward to receiving my FJ. Order has been placed with Honeydew Toyota. No white in the country. They canít give me a date. Frustrating to say the least. I am hoping it arrives before 1 April...
  18. Re: FJ Cruiser - Interesting Facts (Useless Information)

    Ok....... so I have read all the posts on the forum re the FJ. Have signed the offer to purchase last week, the waiting has started! Ordered a power + throttle controller and it arrived yesterday. ...
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    Re: Grazing lease rates

    Thanks for the replies.
    The farm, as mentioned is high lying and sourveld so the cattle are only resident spring and summer. Winter autumn they are taken to lower farms in the area.

    Given this,...
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    Grazing lease rates

    I am reaching out to find out what the going rate is for grazing per hectare. I have a high lying farm 2000m in the Memel area. Excellent rooigras ( sourveld) and permanent water all year round. I...
  21. Thread: Kerb weight

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    Re: Kerb weight

    Thanks for the info

    From toyota SA website for FJ

    Kerb Weight (kg)
    2065

    I am sure this includes a full tank of fuel
  22. Thread: Kerb weight

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    Kerb weight

    I am researching the possibility of buying either a Jeep Unlimited Wrangler rubicon or a Toyota FJ Cruiser

    I note the kerb weights and fuel tank capacities are as follows:

    FJ. 1 948kgs. ...
  23. Re: How to predict Sand Dune (uphill) driving quality based on specs?

    I did Luderitz to Walvisbay. The best = Light, powerful, petrol, automatic and tyres that can deflate to 0.8 bar. FJ cruiser is described as an ant in the desert.
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    Re: How to open locked Thule roofbox

    Upward pressure from the contents inside my Thule roof box causes the locking mechanism to freeze. Counter this this with even weight from the top. You may need a 2nd person to assist..
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    Re: Ford Mustang Owners

    No cylinder de activation to my knowledge. 10 speed gear box is in 10th at 75 km/hr. just gurgles /rumbles along.
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    Re: Ford Mustang Owners

    I am not on Facebook. I see bullet holes! Does anyone know the story behind this?
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    Ford Mustang Owners

    I have now had the mustang 5.0 convertible 600224for just over a year. The vehicle never ceases to make me smile. The sound is addictive. The fuel consumption is amazing. Open road at speed limit it...
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    Re: Petrol shortage in Mossel Bay

    Just drove past 2 filling stations in Mossel bay. All fully operational.
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    Re: Petrol shortage in Mossel Bay

    Thanks!
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    Petrol shortage in Mossel Bay

    We are currently in Oudtshoorn and en route to Mossel Bay today. We have heard (from a another holiday maker who lives in Mossel Bay and is returning to Mossel Bay) that there is a shortage of fuel....
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    Re: 220V freezer for camping?

    @searcher: thanks for the info. R6500 plus fitting is not a cost effective option. Thanks for following up for us.
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    Re: 220V freezer for camping?

    @searcher: this compressor sounds like the answer...3 inputs. Can you plug in all three and it selects or do you plug in only one at a time. The solar input looks interesting as you plug it straight...
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    Wooden garage door restoration

    Previous house. Woodoc 50 ( marine), current house woodoc 35 dark brown) light sanding once a year and one coat. Looks like new.

    Would be interesting to do side by side test with the other...
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Jeep here please

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20201202/1b73f02a079a54dba9a9ec9988c182be.jpg
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Jeep here please

    Some fun on the farm
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