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    Re: Suspension Lock(down)

    https://www.lro.com/blog/news/land-rover/1011/bonking-bars-correct-contact-details

    Don't know if they are still available
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    Defender Re: Defender sound insulation

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/139894-Step-by-step-Soundproofing?highlight=
  3. Re: Driving along the outer edge around South Africa (along the coast and border)

    Are you still driving your Jimny?
    I remember your Richtersveld trip report. Was quite a journey
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    Re: Home solar setup advise

    OT
    That explains it. Thought you had developed insomnia
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    Re: Oztrail stretcher tents

    Gothan I kind of expected your question. On previous trips I have used a Malamoo extra and the ATG Ribzz stretcher. The Malamoo is quick and easy to use once one has mastered the foldup procedure....
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    Oztrail stretcher tents

    Does anyone have experience with this type of tent?
    Thought it would be nice for a Namib type trip where one is making and breaking camp every day while on the move.

    Camp and Climb sell them but...
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    Re: Electrical fence components

    Where are you in Jhb? These guys are in Meadowdale

    https://www.nemtek.co.za/
  8. Thread: Braided sleeving

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    Re: Braided sleeving

    Thanks
  9. Thread: Braided sleeving

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    Re: Braided sleeving

    Ja I learnt about overheating the heat shrink the hard way when I did melt the braiding. I havenít used it in the engine compartment yet
  10. Thread: Braided sleeving

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    Braided sleeving

    At a previous OutdoorX show I saw an installation done with braided sleeving over the wiring. This really looked neat. IMHO it looks better than the normally available sleeving. Problem was I could...
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    Re: Chalenger / Wildernis 310 Alterations / Pimping

    How do you do the long bend on the long box?
    Turn everything through 90 degrees and do it sequentially?
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    Re: Ben 10 Eco challenge.

    I did it in September 2019. I joined Trygve Robertsí Mountain Passes tour. It was not cheap but I thought it was worth it. I had tried to get a group/club interested to no avail and I did not want to...
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    Re: 3rd Generation Jimny Long Range Tank

    https://www.gps4africa.co.za/fuel-packs/1488-desert-fox-20l-collapsible-jerry-fuel-can
  14. Re: Jimny Extra Fuel storage - what's the best solution?

    There was this discussion a while ago.
    HeinrichC said he had ordered one but then he bought a Jeep and disappeared from this forum so we don't know what happened as regards this tank.
    ...
  15. Re: Breakfast Run - Come show your face, and burn some bacon - 9th of Feb

    Keen but will depend on the work situation
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    Re: Bakkie box (boot)

    Thought this was quite nifty but only suitable for a single cab.
    Changed the bin for one from a double cab and built a box in the extra space
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    Re: Mercedes - not what it used to be

    Taking it to the extreme

    https://www.motor1.com/news/389261/mercedes-amg-g63-dropped-helicopter/
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    Where to fit second valve stem for TPMS

    This discussion came up in Zapiture's December Odyssey thread. I have started a new thread so as not to derail his thread

    Malcolm showed his wheel with a second valve placed near the original. I...
  19. Thread: December Odyssey

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    Second valve for TPMS module

    Sorry posted on wrong thread. Starting a new thread
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    Re: Kgalagadi Park cell phone reception

    At Mata Mata one can walk across to the Namibian border post and buy a SIM card there. This I bought from one of the officials there who obviously does this as a sideline.
    The SIM cost R30. From...
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    Re: jimny agter kant vensters

    I had the misfortune to break a rear window due to an unsecured load in the back. The new window was glued in which makes me think that the window has a structural role as well.One sees this with...
  22. Thread: December Odyssey

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    Re: December Odyssey

    Would it not be better to place the additional valve opposite the existing valve to facilitate wheel balancing?
  23. Thread: Wrnd

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    Re: Wrnd

    You get these from PBE
    https://www.pbeproducts.co.za/pbe_dbs_charging_connectors.htm
  24. Thread: Wrnd

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    Re: Wrnd

    When tidying up suggest you stick to normal convention for the BH plugs.
    Havenít found a definitive reference for this but this seems to be the practice
    Red for supply, grey for load and blue for...
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    Re: Jhb to Rhodes (Back Roads)

    Ja I forgot about the stop and goes between Smithfield and Rouxville. There were four of them. I was quite lucky with them but some people from our group were held up quite a while
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    Re: Jhb to Rhodes (Back Roads)

    I'm not sure that there is a short alternative route to Lundeansnek. I think you'll have to backtrack a bit if you want to bail.
    You'll have to come across at Zastron or Sterkspruit
    Looking at this...
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    Re: Jhb to Rhodes (Back Roads)

    I first did Lundeans 10 years ago and then it was a good gravel road. In September this year I did it again as part of the Ben 10 Eco challenge. As mentioned above the downhill section from the peak...
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    Re: Wrnd

    Does sound like your WRND is faulty. I don't have any of your problems with mine
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    Re: Knott hitch bolts

    I am not a metallurgist so bear with me. The issue as I understand it is due to hydrogen embrittlement which induces weakness in high tensile bolts.
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    Re: DIY Bakkie 'camper' project

    Those DC plugs are an excellent idea. Thanks
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    Re: DIY Bakkie 'camper' project

    The electrical box is a work of art. What are those two things next to the BH plug?
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    Re: Tarp vs Gazebo- advice appreciated

    Has anyone used stretch tent fabric as a tarp?

    https://www.tentickletents.co.za/stretch-tent-fabric/
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    Re: Car jammer at the office. Is there any hope?

    Interesting that the technology used for rolling codes was initially developed in South Africa.
    The codes can be broken but take a lot of time and computing power.
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  34. Sticky: Re: Suzuki New Grand Vitara 2008+ Repairs & Modifications

    Push the door closed on the left side of the cover. Still clunks but much less
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    Re: Getting an off road buggy road legal

    http://www.gforcebuggies.com/index.htm

    I would look at this. Doesn't answer your question but they will be able to tell you.
    The Edge buggies use motorcycle engines so no reverse. Have to fit an...
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