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  1. Re: Using portable battery box in the house

    Just get a registered sparky to do this part properly.......
  2. Re: Ecoflow Lithium Generator New Stock Just Unpacked ***New Lower Pricing***

    All I can say is that it's much more rewarding to build your own pack. For the price they charge for those bespoke packs I can build a unit that has 4 times the capacity.....
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    Re: Mustek LifePO4 battery

    Yip, just checked my home toaster 1300W. And because it is a resistive load a modified sine wave is ok

    But as said, one instance of making toast will drain up to 5Ah !

    The only 220V item I use...
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    Re: Mustek LifePO4 battery

    Well, after 10 days in the middle of nowhere I have ample ice for the Scotch.....then all the capital outlay that went into my electrickery is woth every penny.
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    Re: Caution when installing a battery

    Always remove negative connection first and reconnect last, after everything including holding down clamps etc. etc.. This is the safe way
  6. Poll: Re: Diesel v Petrol , Yip another one. but wait, hear me out.

    Back to OP

    And Gearing

    Work out the final gear reduction at the same speed of those vehicles starting the difficult sand dune incline and you will see the answer popping up......
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    Re: Is there a Chinese vehicle in your future?

    Yo, hoe verlang ek nou na my 160U SSS en Stanza Resort SSS. Daai Resort het uitgekom met aircon!
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    Re: Namibia trip: support vehicle or not?

    2 Vehicles.....write off the extra fuel from your mind and see it as insurance
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    Re: Olive die Patrol - Wat doen Ek??

    Na 2 dekades en 1Mkm in Patrols huil ek my dood as ek een moet verkoop.....

    Die old timer is my daily drive en die youngster my langpad kar.

    Petri....moenie verkoop nie!
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    Re: Tyre Size Advice

    Well this time he gave more info on use of the vehicle.
    So hopefully better comments follow.....

    Still no info on which engine, auto or manual.

    My suggestion is he tries to get hold of some...
  11. Re: What are the 3 most reliable bakkie engines that will last the longest

    Ek hoef niks te sÍ nie.....
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    Re: Welding on a vehicle

    OK, clamp on the exhaust and weld on the chassis or vice versa.... guaranteed big shyte with your electronics as the current will go via engine, alternator, ECUs as well as engine to body...
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    Re: Advice on Tyre Sizes

    Critical info:

    Is this a daily drive or only occasionally
    Which engine
    Do you tow more than 750kg
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    Re: P Series "anomalies"

    My own...

    I hate those gizmos that are put there because the manufacturer thinks I am an idiot....

    I even de-activated the chime that goes off when you open the door and the key is still in the...
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    Re: Full time 4wheel or Rear wheel

    Imagine if my transfer case could not be disengaged and only the hubs could. Then it would have almost 900 000km on it by now....nah not good
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    Grootfontein Nature Reserve just south of Thabazimby..Thursday to Sunday....."wild" camping??? No amenities at all....feedback on Monday
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    Re: Full time 4wheel or Rear wheel

    Yip, that's why I call those in that mode an Any One Wheel Drive
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    Re: Lead acid minimum charge current

    I expect 10W for 4-5 hours per day will be too little to keep it maintained.....
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    Re: Lead acid minimum charge current

    Short answer is for maintaining a fully charged 100Ah battery it would make zero difference. Charging drained battery it will.
    I will explain more tomorrow when I can get to a keyboard that is more...
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    Re: Die verkeerde manier

    Gaan haal hom uit met die een:

    https://web.facebook.com/groups/1060661733968192/permalink/4716896288344700/
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    Re: Camp fridge,105ah battery and solar?

    Not a bad price. Equivalent to 1 x 100Ah lead acid.
    BUT, generally those sets have BMSs that cannot be connected in parallel.

    I suggest you ask them for a quote on a 100Ah set....
  22. Thread: Lone Men

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    Re: Lone Men

    [QUOTE=Fearl3SS;4414044]The person that did this also needs to be violated.
    fixed
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    Re: Anderson Plug Crimping Tool

    https://4x4direct.co.za/brad-harrison-equivalent/6920-50a-extra-pin-for-brad-harrison-equivalent-plugs-0606110661584.html
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    Re: Anderson Plug Crimping Tool

    The advantage of soldering it is that you can always desolder and use again
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    Patrol Re: 4.2 tdi Patrol DC conversion

    Ek was lanklaas so groen van jaloesie.....
  26. Thread: Gas bottle

    by Dungbeetle
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    Re: Gas bottle

    Where are you
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    Re: Camp fridge,105ah battery and solar?

    This

    After many many T-shirts I run 5 x 80W panels for 2 fridges......so yes 2x80W minimum per fridge and a 3rd for that inevitable bad weather stretch
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    Re: Basic removable battery box

    Not cheap but this gives you everything you need:
    http://www.hcdpelectronics.co.za/index.php?page=products&product_id=98

    Note it includes a 220V charger!
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    Re: Why do you want to camp without electricity?

    One day I will take this on...and I will not leave any evidence that I was there
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    Re: Windscreen wipers

    I found that 1 teaspoon of Sunlight Liquid in the reservoir makes a huge difference
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    Re: Eland Pot........EN ook Eland Lewer??

    Hmmm...me making Impala pot today
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    Re: Seperate Battery Supply

    https://wrnd.co.za/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=55
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    Re: Useful info on Li battery use

    exactly why I use active balancers that constantly balance cells throughout cycling. Most BMSs only do top balancing.....
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    Re: Seperate Battery Supply

    Or simply connect this between your solar.panels and battery being charged
    https://www.bushpower.co.za/product/bushpower-pwm-bullet-10a-solar-regulator
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    Re: Seperate Battery Supply

    If you need to integrate with what you have:
    You could connect an inverter to your Bush Lapa battery system, tap 220V from it and use for whatever
    (of course leaving the solar (in sun) connected to...
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