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    Re: List of Silent home Generators

    Slim vang sy baas!
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    Re: Lightweight drawer system

    In post #28 above. 25mm aluminium sq tubing, with connect-it fittings. Slides are 50mm alum angle, fixed with countersunk pop rivets and Soudal glue.

    But it is a sliding system, rather than a...
  3. Re: VW Vivo 1.4 normally aspirated or New Polo 1tsi_Opinions Please

    My daughter has the 1.4 auto. Sluggish in town, but bearable (When I drive, I do so in "S")
    But one you hit 120/open road, it is unstoppable and will do so kilometer after kilometer.
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    Re: Advice on what jack to use

    To me, the two most important parts are the base (especially for unstable terrain like sand and gravel) and the contact area with the vehicle.

    I therefor also use the same plastic base, for...
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    Re: Engine Braking vs Brakes

    Jip!
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    Re: Engine Braking vs Brakes

    Many VW (Amarok and Vivo) and Audis (A3) autos, will gear down and thus brake automatically when in "S" mode. Obviously not to the same extent as with a forced down gearing
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    Re: What panel to use? - Solar advice

    And there is a branch at Montana - relatively close to you
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    Re: Advice on what jack to use

    Yes, but the one I am referring to is an actual two stage - plus a threaded section. Thats why I got one. So it is relatively short to get it underneath a vehicle, but extends sufficiently for even a...
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    Re: Advice please - 2013 amarok wipers

    Try these oukes for second hand spares. Boksburg. Grant 082 804 1568, James 076 980 9917. [email protected]
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    Re: Sand tracks which won't break the bank

    Ironman won't sell rubbish
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    Re: Advice on what jack to use

    That orange plastic base for a high lift jack works a charm, safe and light, but expensive
  12. Thread: Snomaster 66l

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    Re: Snomaster 66l

    Good to learn from others experiences. Will try it if and when the need arises.
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    Re: Advice on what jack to use

    Mobi-Jack. The have a two-stage one.

    http://www.mobi-jack.co.za/bottle_jacks.htm

    And get a proper base, as said above
  14. Thread: Snomaster 66l

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    Re: Snomaster 66l

    Hence my comment to set it at the highest. I run my 66l low profile on that setting and it has never cut out. Demand/supply in balance.
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    Re: Replacement front bumper

    I like! So I take it that Seikel have an installer in CT?
  16. Thread: Snomaster 66l

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    Re: Snomaster 66l

    Auto is fine. And the highest setting (can't remember off-hand) is the safest and should be a good indication if you are doing proper battery management.
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    Re: Sport or drive when towing

    Einste!
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    Re: Sport or drive when towing

    Or just gear down, as the need arises. That is what that lever is there for - or in the OP's case, those paddles (behind the steering wheel ;D)
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    Re: Polo vivo 1400

    They normally gives ample warning, so, yes.
    I was just thinking, whilst I am at it ......
    But. I am still to get a price on that roller (plus assembly apparently), It might be the clincher! Will...
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    Re: Polo vivo 1400

    Maybe I should just install a new belt only - since the age (6 years) and not the km (about 40 000) of the existing belt is my main concern. I am not sure the age thing applies to the roller.

    The...
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    Re: Polo vivo 1400

    Thanks Stephan, will try my hand at it.
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    Re: Polo vivo 1400

    Dankie, sal waardeer. Sal naweek eers weer die Vivo onder o h
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    Re: Polo vivo 1400

    Dankie Koos - en ek en my groot hande! Kan ek 'n hefboom op die roller gebruik om die tensioner te lig (en weer te ontspan)?

    'n Spesifieke tipe pen om dit in plek te hou?

    Die Amarok s'n l nog...
  24. Thread: Slow leak

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    Re: Slow leak

    Were ALL five tyres leaking? ;D
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    Re: When you really miss camping

    Toast of the Day! :)
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    Re: wheel/Lug nut torque specs?

    Agree
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    Re: Polo vivo 1400

    It has an a-centric nut. So without disassembling it, I have not really gone into the mechanism. Don't want to do that tonight and then being stuck.

    On my Golf 3, (way back ;D) it was mounted on a...
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    Polo vivo 1400

    Can anybody point me in the right direction on how to set/adjust the tensioner pulley? I want to replace the serpentine belt and then sommer also that pulley. Daugters car is now 6 yrs old but only...
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    Re: wheel/Lug nut torque specs?

    Good torque wrenches are very expensive - but worth while. And even they don't remain accurate.
  30. Re: First fridge/freezer - Help me make the right decision please

    You can read this, from A to Z. It will inspire and educate you ;D

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/187502-Electrickery-for-camping
  31. Re: First fridge/freezer - Help me make the right decision please

    You wont regret.
    Make sure you understand and implement proper battery management

    Enjoy
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    Re: Frontrunner or Eezi Awn

    Please stick to the weight limit as specified in your vehicles owners manual/ As CLEARLY stated on the FR roof rack and instructions. That includes the weight of the roof rack
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    Re: wheel/Lug nut torque specs?

    With that Torque Wrench, you certainly do not have to worry about a few Nm either way >:D;D
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    Re: DIY Bakkie 'camper' project

    Wow!
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    Re: wheel/Lug nut torque specs?

    Jip
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