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  1. Re: Flasher Relay 3-pin for LED wanted - smaller than most

    Make a plugin extension and move the relay.
  2. Re: Flasher Relay 3-pin for LED wanted - smaller than most

    Electro Diesel or Trysome
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    Suspension Re: LR drive shaft on Hilux D4D 4x4

    There were rear wheel bearing issues on some of the first D4D`s. Some diff`s had steel shielded (ZZ) instead of rubber sealed (2RS)
    bearings. Shielded bearings are not waterproof. There were some...
  4. Thread: Kgalagadi

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    Re: Kgalagadi

    Thar is true;D
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    Re: Earthing of panels

    Copied from SANS 10142 Solar.

    SANS 10142 clearly state that the earth spike should have a resistance reading of less than 10 Ohm. You will not get that reading with one earth spike only. In most...
  6. Thread: Kgalagadi

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    Re: Kgalagadi

    The right time of the year to grade dirt roads is the wet season. With the ongoing drought most gravel roads are in a horrible condition.
  7. Thread: Kgalagadi

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    Re: Kgalagadi

    I can show you dune routes destroyed in one day by the inexperienced that does not understand dune driving.>:D
  8. Re: Ford F250: Old model / New model / Not at all?

    Kalahari Safari ?
  9. Thread: Kgalagadi

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    Re: Kgalagadi

    Dune roads only get busted with people driving them with over inflated tyres. I can take you to dune routes that is 50 plus years old and are in pristine condition because the users let down pressure...
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    Re: Why shouldn’t I buy a Ford

    Ek weet die kanse is skraal ek vat nie Ford se kant nie, maar sę nou die ou wat die tracker geinstalleer het het die intercooler beskadig. Daar is `n paar Tracker installeerders wat mors. Ek het die...
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    Re: Land Cruiser 79 Diff Repair

    There was a problem at one stage with the welding on the front diff housings. There were also a recall on the front diffs. Think you should find out if your Cruiser were not due for the recall.
  12. Re: Ford F250: Old model / New model / Not at all?

    Ek dink jy het al die beste Safaris by jou.;D;D Skoon Safaris sonder roes raak nou so skaars soos hoendertande.
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    Re: Kgalagadi in December

    Nice to see people enduring the December Kalahari heat. I usually flee to the West Coast in December to enjoy cooler weather.

    Also have a rule I do not camp in the Kalahari from November to mid...
  14. Re: Ford F250: Old model / New model / Not at all?

    Very interesting. Frans Reichert is family of the Penduka clan. They have imported two 6.0l v8 Ford F350`s from the States. Spares for the Internationals becomes a problem.
  15. Re: Ford F250: Old model / New model / Not at all?

    I thought you were hands on >:D
  16. Re: Whats the best LDV/bakkie engine on the market now?

    Dink ek ook;D
  17. Re: Whats the best LDV/bakkie engine on the market now?

    Peugeot enjin en hy wen Dakars [emoji1787]

    Lyk my hy hou net nie in n Land Rover. [emoji12]
  18. Re: Whats the best LDV/bakkie engine on the market now?

    Ek het n paar betroubare Fords gery. Tans twee 4.0l met amper 300k km elk sonder n dag se moeilikheid.

    Verskeie 2.2 petrol Ford Couriers wat oor 500k km gedoen met basies net hul dienste as...
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    Re: Why shouldn’t I buy a Ford

    Ek weet van `n paar front mount intercoolers wat al gekalf het. `n Opslag klippie maak `n mooi gaatjie.
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    Re: Is it possible to strain oil?

    Ans some sleazy fact is that by 100k km when most transmission fluids are due for replacement they would have more contaminants in it than the oil Skylark is try to strain.;D>:D
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    Re: My 98 Patrol 4500 GL - Cleanup Pics, Etc Etc

    Petri vervang maar al sy verkoelings pype. Ek weet van `n Paar Patrols sin wat onverwags die gees gegee het.
  22. Re: Ford F250: Old model / New model / Not at all?

    I have owned an F250 spares becoming more and more scarce. Same can be said of the newer shape F250 I have a few friends that owns them. Ford does not stock much spares anymore and you need to import...
  23. Re: Whats the best LDV/bakkie engine on the market now?

    2.8GD6 and you will still see 10 to 11km/l at 120.
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    Sticky: Re: Photos of your nissans !

    Ek het twee G60 bakkies gehad ook so `n groene en `n witte. ###### sterk onderstel en daai P enjin het baie low down torque gehad. Moer swaar op petrol so 3 na 4km/l. Bodies was geneig om vreeslik te...
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    Re: Alternator Operation

    Factory regulator setting at 13.8.
    So many thing influence charging volts like accessory load.
    The norm these days are 14.2V.
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    Sticky: Re: Photos of your nissans !

    I have bought the Patrol in 86. Did a nut and bolt rebuilt. Broke the three speed box. Did a 5 speed Mazda truck box conversion onto the Nissan T-case. Sold it in 1993. Bought it back in around...
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    Sticky: Re: Photos of your nissans !

    It had the P engine. Typical Nissan no parts available in SA. The guys over the water kept them alive with forklift parts.

    Then you very seldom find a Shorty Patrol with 230kw and 500nm;D
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    Re: 4x4 race. What's with all the black smoke?

    The normal turbo diesel run on a Air Fuel Ratio of around 18 to 21. Drop in one point ARR on a turbo diesel can give you up to 25kw.
    If the factory setting were 18 and you drop it to 16 you score...
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    Sticky: Re: Photos of your nissans !

    Golden Oldie.
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    Re: Patrol 4500 vs 4800........??

    Patrols are such nice 4x4`s. I have owned 3 x G60`s. The Little Patrol still makes my youngest very happy. About three years ago I were on the verge of buying a Patrol. Very Nice robust 4x4`s. Pitty...
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    Re: Alternator Operation

    Depends on the settings of the voltage regulator in the alternator. Very few alternators these days will allow voltage to go under 14.2V
  32. Re: Lockers/Traction Control etc etc........Comparison??

    Estee no your video`s are nice and does give a very good working idea of the systems under discussion.

    My post were not aimed at your video`s. This whole traction subject is well discussed on the...
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    Re: Patrol 4500 vs 4800........??

    6.9 is good;D
  34. Re: Lockers/Traction Control etc etc........Comparison??

    The effectiveness of any traction system and traction is very difficult to describe on a public forum because of 4x4 experience.

    Here are guys that have done real extreme stuff like Carnage...
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    Re: Why shouldn’t I buy a Ford

    Francois you hit the nail on the head.
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