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    Re: Larger wheels on a Venter

    This is difficult for me to accept. You go to Burquip and buy an axle rated at 900kg as far as I am aware that axle can take a 900kg load, in theory 450kg per hub. None of the axles I have ever...
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    Re: Larger wheels on a Venter

    Taper bearings can take side loads better so if the trailer bounce from side to side or on funny angles or going around corners. In a straight line the sealed rollers do better and chances of failure...
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    Re: Larger wheels on a Venter

    Just checked on the Mini, tyre rating is "H" so 210km/h:rolleyes:
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    Re: Larger wheels on a Venter

    It's the load rating on 10" tyres max legal limit is 680kg not 750. Uprating to 13" is easy, weight of wheels increases but load on bearings stay the same as before. Only the wheels are heavier not...
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    Re: Blinkgatproducts - Iveco Kamper

    Wow dit is baaaaie bakgat. Geluk dit lyk genuine awesome, top klas werk, julle kan trots wees.
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    Re: Kgalagadi pictures thread, NO cat pics allowed!

    Love your ostriches;D
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    Re: Metalian Maxi super thread

    As Heinz said it is no major problem to lower your gvm. You will battle to get to 1600kg>:D

    As for the electrics.. how long will the battery last is almost the same as how long is a piece of...
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    Re: Kgalagadi pictures thread, NO cat pics allowed!

    Yes but...... driving after the grader is>:D For some reason animals scatter when the grader is around

    Another tip when staying at Kgalagadi tented camp is to listen out for the jackal at the...
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    Re: Tiny Teardrop Camper Design & Build

    Sleep on the right mattress and it feels like you float on air>:D

    One small little detail that Fred did not let you in on is sleeping on a pillow one hardly ever sleeps with your head right at the...
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    Re: voortrekker....rip

    Personal insults and hate speech will get you time out with Bubba, wishing fellow members personal injury is not on, play the ball not the man and if you can't move on.

    "Actually, please don't...
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    Re: Hercules 20 management system - XT140

    Your charger "sees" a 12V battery 100, 200 or 300 makes no major difference. A larger capacity will take more amps but if the charger can only supply 20A like the Hercules that is what it will...
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    Re: Kgalagadi pictures thread, NO cat pics allowed!

    Quick tip for Kgalagadi, a few PCGs in a row like this mean you should be on the lookout for...

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    Pale chanting goshawks would often tag along in groups of 3 - 7 behind a...
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    Re: Advice please for newbie 4x4er

    Ask 10 different brand owners this question and get 10 different answers, every one wants to believe his vehicle is the best or deny that he made a mistake in buying it>:D

    If you want the best 4x4...
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    Re: DIY Mini camping caravan build

    Fixed that for you

    I lways thought the reason for posting is to share information, I "steal" information constantly and in this thread I have already picked up a pointer or two, in return I try...
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    Re: Peter's Pan fix

    Thanks for the share;D
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    Re: Hoe lyk jou engine binne?

    Watse olie gebruik jy?:o:o:o dit lyk soos lsx ghries:o

    Het nou so 4 maande terug my Corsa se head oorgedoen na 400k. die ou olie lyk soos flou swart tee en die enjin parte is so brass kleur geen...
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    Re: Bushlapa Gas Geyser - Limescale

    Limescale can cause it to flame out as it ncan restrict the flow of the water. Use the spirits of salts for the pool or some other place it wil destroy the heater matrix and not in time but almost...
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    Re: trailer safety.

    Chromadeck will just give you a solid "sail" to effectively capture more wind. In sailing it is well known that a flapping sail is not efficient.

    Maybe something like a expanded mesh but that...
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    Re: Independent trailer suspension DIY question

    Granted the caravans had about 100mm travel to the rubber stop and it never hit the rubbers as they were always dirty. In my book soft suspension that wallows is a killer as you have found with the...
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    Re: Caravan lights- an absolute mystery

    I have had umpteen NEW trailers with electrical issues and all it took was a small flat screwdriver and just open the solid pins on both sides just a fraction. 99% Cured
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    Re: Independent trailer suspension DIY question

    My gypsey caravans had independent axles on coil springs with shocks and never gave me any drama the Wilk and Sunway had the same and did many trips over the roughest terrain for a plat caravan. One...
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    Re: Malanil / Mozitec price reduction

    Like the surprise I got when I was told the anti malaria stuff I took does not work well with the blood pressure meds I was on. Local is lekker because they know your medical history ad can warn you...
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    Re: Kgalagadi pictures thread, NO cat pics allowed!

    Always resize your Photo to about 800 x 600 or 1024 X 768. anything bigger and it takes for ever to load and not every one has a light speed connection or computer. A good and easy program to do that...
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    Re: K100 Flying Brick

    Makes my heart turn in to jelly. Beauts, safe travels
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    Re: Stripped gearbox filler plug

    Nou wat kan mens se, baaaie bak Pieter, het amper dieselfde gedoen op my seun se Polo en toe ek weer sien het hy die sump af en is besig om die ou prop gat te sweis net om die alu op te bou en toe...
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    Re: Kgalagadi pictures thread, NO cat pics allowed!

    Is that a threat or a promise>:D

    Enjoy and don't let your feet touch the red sand:rolleyes:

    Be careful of scorpions in the camps at night wear takkies, plenty of Parabruthus up there, probably...
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    Re: Kruger North

    You only need to contact the duty manager, it is against the rules to bother your neighbor 7e laan or not.

    If that does not work a little whisper in Glen Phillip's ear and the perpetrator wil have...
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    Re: 2020 bookings (Botswana)

    This is a commercial member who pays for the privilege to advertise here. This helps the forum to be free to all members so lets support the commercial members where possible.

    You will notice that...
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    Re: DIY Mini camping caravan build

    Total length of the "box" is 2660 half of that is 1330 - 10% or 266 = 1064 from the rear, that is if you are pedantic but yours is in the ball park. from 50% and forward it is not well behaved behind...
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    Re: DIY Mini camping caravan build

    The rule of thumb for the axle position is 50% of the load body + 10% back, in theory that is the sweet spot for good towing behavior. Any further back makes for a much more stable tow at the cost of...
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    Re: Kgalagadi pictures thread, NO cat pics allowed!

    Ama zing shot, you have captured the feeling of the stars enveloping you. Is this a stacked image?
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    Re: Welding machine for R998

    For a DIY home welder the inverter is just better value for money. Agreed Mig is waaaay better but the issue with gas bottles and deposits/ rental is a big issue. The small domestic cylinders are...
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    Re: Welding machine for R998

    David you need to do a U motion on the sides of the angled joint or small circles.

    Another point is your rod size in relation to your heat, smaller rod or more amperage might just do the trick
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    Re: Building offroad caravan.

    Verrry nice Peter Verrry nice
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    Re: DIY Mini camping caravan build

    Eish :-[:-[:-[ old age:rolleyes: https://www.universalply.com/product/wisa-form-maxi-birch/

    Had a tester in a drum of water for more than a year and nothing happened
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