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    Mercedes W123 300D

    Hi everyone, I have been looking a very long time for a nice, clean 1983 300D, and have finally found one.In my opinion this is the best car ever built.Its an auto, with the OM617 engine.I am looking...
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    Sticky: Re: LR parts offered / required

    Looking for a Hawkeye or similar to work on my Disco 2 TD5 1999 model
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    30A connector on a LED light is a bit of a overkill.
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    Re: Axpert wanted

    Hi bees. Can you please share the tech specs of the inverters? Are they 12v or 24v, mppt type etc?
    I may have a small project where I can use them.
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    Defender Re: Lt230 sump extender

    The transfer case is not really a problem if there isn't a oil leak. Use synthetic oil if you wany more peace of mind. The R380 can use a proper oil cooler rather than that cooling loop. That will be...
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    Defender Re: Defender 110 shocks

    From my experience the shock can break at the top mounting if that round washer was installed the incorrect way around. The curved side must face inward. Also gravel road travel can be hell on shocks...
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    Re: Lithium 444 first impressions?

    Lithium Ion technology is quickly gaining popularity. You cannot compare Li-ion capacity with lead acid, 37 Ah Li-ion will take you much further than 100 Ah lead acid. The Li-ion battery can safely...
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    Defender Re: Defender wheel lock nuts

    unfortunately they are useless without the key
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    Discovery 3 Re: 2.7 TDV 6 heat seized engine opened

    For all that effort and nonsense it makes more sense to just buy D3 V8 and never ever tdv6
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    Re: Cruiser 4.2d 79 or Hilux

    You can make more use of the room in the 105 by removing one of the rear seats and putting the fridge there. That way you will free up more space in the rear...
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    Re: HUGE fuel price increase next week...

    Will the price of 2SO also increase?
  12. Defender Re: Intellectual exercise: TD42-T into 130 Defender

    Klink soos minder werk om die defender body op die Nissan chassis te pas.
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    Re: Rr 4.2 sc fuel consumption

    Still good consumption for a big v8... I get around 7 km per liter with my v8 Defender 3.5 pickup. Only mods are branches and a Disco transfer case.
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    Re: Rr 4.2 sc fuel consumption

    To average 104km/h means you had to travel faster than 104 km/h as surely you were not driving exactly at 104km/h trough the towns and toll gates, and you had to be very lucky not to slow down for...
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    Re: ACDC-express Solar Goodies

    pm me your email and I will forward you their email.
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    Re: ACDC-express Solar Goodies

    Hi there...

    Solar panels can be had for R5.50+vat per watt at hydro solar on special.

    You cannot connect the 24Vdc MKS-3K to a 48Vdc battery bank.

    What brand / spec is your current...
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    Poll: Defender Re: Rhino lined/line x/ raptor lined 110

    Next time you see that Landy do take a closer look. Not at the paint but at all the other interesting stuff. That pipe on the back is a geyser for showering. Look under the bonnet and you will find a...
  18. Thread: power box

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    Re: power box

    And some fuses is also a good idea.
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    Re: It's done ... off grid living

    Hi there. No the panels are not 24V they are about 37V each. I made 5 strings in parallel with each made with 2 panels wired in series. I could probably make do with a smaller inverter but I had a...
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    Re: It's done ... off grid living

    Its nice to hear from someone that could get off grid without spending half a million.

    We also moved to a *new* smallholding without Eskom last year May. I run 10 245W panels with 4 200Ah...
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    Re: Defender ADE project

    Francois ek glo nie hy het nie. Sal sien sodra ek die sump aftrek. Het vandag besef dat die een welsh plug water lek. Vrot geroes ek hom uithaal so more koop ek eers n hele stel nuwes...
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    Re: Defender ADE project

    R20k tweedehands tot R40k nuut oorgedoen. Ek het al gesien dat jy n hele gestripde ene kan kry vir R1500. Parte is gn probleem nie. LanbouPart, Burco, of enige kooperasie, selfs Midas of Alert Engine...
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    Re: Defender ADE project

    ADE het baie enjin modelle gebou. Hulle het onder lisensie die Perkins 4.236 en die 4.248 gebou. Asook heelwat Mercedes diesels, 4, 5, 6 silinder en v8 enjins. Baie van die lorries en busse wat in...
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    Defender ADE project

    Hi guys, I have a new project in the working, which involves getting a little ADE 4.248 settled in a 110. The reason for this? Because I am bored.

    It will be mated to a 5 speed LT 77 gearbox and a...
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    Re: Searching for specific camping lights

    Awww come on guys. The genny is not only used for powering the lights. Its to pull the hifi and amps as well!
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    Re: D1 300 TDi Engine conversion ideas

    https://www.olx.co.za/item/second-hand-cummins-6bt-engine-iid-1053611498
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    Re: Recondition a clutch feedback required

    You have to be quick, online car parts shows the price now aa R0.00! For free!

    On a serious note the clutch kit is around R2500. I dont see the need to replace the flywheel.
  28. Re: L322 front wheel bearing replacement - failed!! - Dammit..

    Hi Marco, thank you for sharing your knowledge and experiences with us. This has been one of the best and amusing threats in a long time!
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    Re: Series Values

    Its one thing to ask a price. Its a different game to get it...
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    Re: LC 79 interior rubberizing

    Or old beach buggies...
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    Re: LC 79 interior rubberizing

    Private deal? That sounds interesting...
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    Defender Re: Defender TD5 110 DUAL MASS FLYWHEEL

    A while ago there was also the option of converting to a single flywheel. I cannot remember the details. Better to phone British 4x4 or Dover or LP4A and ask them...
  33. Re: Tape or whatever, to line the battery trays.

    Rhino line it. If people can do it to the interior of their R700k Cruiser V8 Double Cab then it should be good for a mere battery tray...
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    Re: I need help. Series disk conversion

    Remove the disk and go to British 4x4. Maybe they can help by identifying it (if it was a Landy or Range Rover part).
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    Re: Need help Disco1 dizzy wiring

    Its because every "tuner" always tries to tune for max power. So the engine gets optimized only for wide open throttle and peak revs and not much attention is given to drivability or cold start. The...
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