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    Re: Bush Lapa : experience HIS beauty @

    Laat my dink aan die meme wat ek oor die naweek gesien het...........

    Almal gaan see toe... Dis weer Bettiesbaai, Hentiesbaai, Gansbaai en Watsebaai......

    Ek is maar by die werk op "stęndbaai"
  2. Sticky: Re: Benton BX-1(M), BX-2, BX-4, BX-5 Multi-Stage Automatic Battery Chargers

    Once again Eric has provided excellent service and I can definitely recommend his products. I ordered stuff from him on Friday midday and the parcel was delivered at nine thirty this morning.........
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    Re: Caravan coupler 16A

    As per the pic the Left hand turns forward while the right hand backward while depressing the locking mechanism
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    Re: Caravan coupler 16A

    You need to turn while pushing, ie see pick of split unit
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    Re: Caravan coupler 16A

    and then turn the two halves in opposite direction...
  6. Re: Isuzu KB300 LX Troubles :( Advise needed (P0251)

    Apologies for the 'hi-jack' but in your opinion who is the 'Isuzu Guru' in the Pretoria-Centurion-Midrand area, specifically relating to fuel systems, ie. diesel pump,injectors, etc.

    My son has...
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    Re: Off Road Caravan, Which one?

    Just got back from a two week trip in the Transkei where we drove what must be some of the worst roads (due to the floods a couple of months back.... and other reasons not to be commented on) in SA...
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    Re: Brad Harrison/Anderson etc plugs/connectors

    The problem comes in when someone that does not know your setup starts plugging things in incorrectly and you have serious problems with overloading. There was an article in one of our local 4X4...
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    Re: Dometic Freshwell 3000

    Last quote I received from our caravan dealer was roughly R32K which made the feeling of installing one disappear very quickly.....
  10. Re: 4x4 Direct Montana, Pretoria opens on 21 July 2018

    Been there a couple of times already and service is great and the team are very friendly and willing to assist.......
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    Re: Bush Lapa Baobab

    Ons het alles gehad van waterkruisings, teerpad tot uiters dik sand en die Baobab het nie n 'beat' gemis nie. Ek sleep met n 2017 Isuzu 3.0 LX auto en het op die teerpad nie geweet ek sleep karavaan...
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    Re: Bush Lapa Baobab

    Grumbles,

    Baie geluk met jou besluit. Jy gaan hom baie geniet.

    Net ter wille van duidelikheid.... die Boabab kom in twee modelle. Die model (2) met die wasbak binne waar die geyser voor in ide...
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    Re: Bush Lapa : experience HIS beauty @

    Stem saam met Thilo. Potjiespram is heeltemal te bebos om die rivier te kan geniet.....
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    Re: National Luna DC-DC

    Bought my HCDP 20A MK2 from 4X4Direct at almost half price two months ago. It seemed all the HCDP stock was being discontinued hence the low price
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    Re: Bush Lapa : experience HIS beauty @

    Yes it is.... Swambo is a bit short and insisted we get a double step instead of the one. Martin, from Zambezi branch where I bought, put in a request to the factory and they did a design for me...
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    Re: Bush Lapa : experience HIS beauty @

    A couple more....
    1 Maun scenic flight
    2 Etsha
    3 Chobe River Lodge
    4 Chobe scenic boat trip
    5 Xakanaxa
    6 Elephant Sands
    7 Elepahnt Sands
    8 Limpopo River
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    Re: Bush Lapa : experience HIS beauty @

    Recent trip to Bots and Nam....

    1 Lethakane
    2 Guma Lagoon
    3 Nambwa
    4 Katima
    5 Savuti
    6 Limpopo River Lodge
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    Re: 1268 Followed me home today......

    Hi all

    just a heads-up on the Baobab. We have just completed a 4500km trip through. Bots and Nam with great success (trip report to collow). The to Savuti and then onto Mabebi gate was extremely...
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    Party of six off to Bots on Saturday morning for 19 days.... heeehaaaa.

    Pretoria - Khama Rhino - Drifters Maun Lodge - Nguma Island Lodge - Ngepi - Nambwa Community Camp - Protea Zambezi Katima -...
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    Re: 'glowing' led - Where to look???

    Just a quick feedback..... I replaced the complete light unit with one of those yellow/white led lights and it worked perfectly. Checked the original unit again and found the switch to be knackered....
  21. Thread: Martin's Drift

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    Re: Martin's Drift

    Sorry for the 'hijack' but would also like to know which is the better option as we will be travelling from Pretoria to Bots on Saturday, ie....

    1) Martinsdrif - tar all the way but very busy with...
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    Re: 'glowing' led - Where to look???

    Hi Jelo,

    From the trip switch the wires running to the light are in a totally 'isolated' sleaving,ie. it is the main light in the roof of the van. It goes directly from the light switch on the...
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    Sticky: Re: Electrickery for camping

    Hi Dungbeetle,

    I did the installation as per the 'updated' schematic (see attached) and all seems to be working as intended. I have not yet tested the charge circuit from the vehicle as yet but...
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    'glowing' led - Where to look???

    Morning

    I have numerous led's (8) running from one trip on the db-board each with their own on/off switch at the light. All work 100% as intended but the one specific one 'glows' when I switch it...
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    Sticky: Re: Electrickery for camping

    Hi Dungbeetle

    No, the ‘power panel’ in the picture is basically the ‘load’ component, ie lights, waterpump, 12v plugs, fridge, etc.

    The ‘charge’ is either via the victron multiphase charger...
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    Sticky: Re: Electrickery for camping

    Yes Dungbeetle. That is exactly what I meant. Thank you for updating the diagram. Without the multiple lines it makes even more sense.....

    Thanks again Gents. It is highly appreciated
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    Sticky: Re: Electrickery for camping

    Thank you for the feedback Eggie. It is highly appreciated and makes a lot of sense.

    Just a last one for clarity on your new suggestion. The HCDP install guide indicates that the GND must be...
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    Sticky: Re: Electrickery for camping

    Hi all,

    On a lighter note..... I am in the process of installing a HCDP dc-dc in the van and a bit confused. In the current installation (without HCDP) all the negative feeds and returns are...
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    Re: Bush lapa miskruier review

    Baie geluk met daai nuwe wa.... Mag julle net lekker kamp en geniet..... Het myne minder as twee maande terug gekry en 350 betaal... eish pryse styg rof....
  30. Thread: 4x4 Direct

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    Re: 4x4 Direct

    Only problem I have with them is you tend to buy more than you need, especially when visiting the store/s........... Call them a 'grand' store because I never walk out withot spending a grand or...
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    Re: Do you leave Auto in Drive at robot

    Now I understand why we have such shite drivers in Pta and why only two cars cross over the intersection at a time.....ie. deciding on when to push the clutch, put vehicle into gear and then release...
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    Re: 1268 Followed me home today......

    Hi all.... As promised a quick 'heads up' on the first camp.

    I was advised by Bosklipkapper to contact Silver Rocks between Bela Bela and Modimole and was fortunate to get a spot over the last...
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    Sticky: Re: Electrickery for camping

    Hi all

    I managed to find a solution to split the main feed as per my earlier request fir info by making use of the attached t-ferrules which I sourced from Twist Electrical in Pretoria-North....
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    Re: 1268 Followed me home today......

    Thanks all for the best wishes.. I will definitely keep you posted.

    I was hoping to camp next weekend but due to the longweekend all places within a 100km of Pretoria are full. Will try the...
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    1268 Followed me home today......

    After having to wait for an agonising ten weeks we finally took delivery today of B1268. She is a Baobab3/2 and I cannot wait to take her out on the first trip. Need to test her a couple of time...
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