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    Re: BorgWarner electrical shift Transfer Case

    I suspect the OP is having issues using the selector switch, and has been quoted some absurd amount of money to fix the ď4x4 ECUĒ. when all it is a simple rotary switch that activates a solenoid via...
  2. Re: Stolen, Recovered, Stolen, then Unstolen Hilux..............

    met die bakkie is dit die enigste manier. Moet asb net nie n Lexus en auto box in hom in stoot nie.

    sal die thread watch.... as hy eers mooi is en prys is reg, sal ons dalk moet gesels
  3. Re: Stolen, Recovered, Stolen, then Unstolen Hilux..............

    dit is n flippen mooi bakkie. Min van hulle in single cab wat nog so lyk
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    Re: Selling a vehicle to a Botswana resident

    You as the seller are responsible for the police clearance and marking the vehicle for export at NATIS. But Iím sure you can discuss this with the buyer, and make it his issue. as long as he has the...
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    Re: LandCruiser 76 V8 changes since 2013?

    Why on earth did they go back to drums at the back? Has this reduced the towing capacity back down again
  6. Re: Camping only accessible by 4x4 in a 500KM radius from Pretoria

    Camping at three provinces 4x4 is worth it, however not ďwildĒ camping.

    kalahari 4x4 camp in Mabalingwe.

    lekgalametse in Limpopo.

    botsalano game reserve

    will think of a few more
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    Re: Ponta after the new tar road

    there are no fresh prawns in ponta..... they all come from up north, frozen and get defrosted to be sold as ďfreshĒ there. In Vilanculos etc you can get fresh prawns, in ponta they are brought...
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    Re: Hydraulic engine mounts

    i have changed out engine mounts on a TD5 before, Iím pretty sure they are regular rubber and not hydraulic. So you may need to look elsewhere.

    are you sure your current engine and gearbox mounts...
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    Re: Ford Ranger 3.2 T6 Turbo

    I would also like to know.... I donít think you are going to repair that......

    my only guess would be it was doused with cold water while still running at 700deg or something?
  10. Thread: Hi lift jack

    by RPiet
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    Re: Hi lift jack

    Farm jack is not the same as a Hi-Lift, it is a copy, and not nearly as good. This is one of those things where only the original is worth it. You may come right with a second hand one, and then you...
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    Re: A different type of recovery gear

    I know of leasing companies that use similar devices to deactivate trucks when the client is behind on payments.
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    Re: Wheel hub lockers

    Okay. En neem aan centre diff op die is nie n op die nie?

    as die D1 diff wat jy hey not die ou 10spline weergawe is, is ek seker die freewheel hub kits vir series landies sal daarop kan werk,...
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    Re: Wheel hub lockers

    Ek neem aan dit is op iets opgebou? Standaard is D1 en 2 permanent 4x4? Watse transfer case gebruik jy?
  14. Re: Global NCAP zero stars for the 2019 Nissan NP300 Hardbody

    infact airbags donít deploy based on impact or deformation at all..... they deployed based on pretty complex algorithms measuring deceleration (effectively negative G force) an impact leaving a car...
  15. Re: Minimum requirements to run a 1.1kw pump on a inverter if possible

    yes, 12 volt will be fine, but at a constant draw of close to 90amps, decent size cable and good connections will be paramount. I agree 4 batteries should be more than sufficient.

    It all depends...
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    Re: Nice day trip from Swakop

    Thanks guys. Had a great weekend in swakop last weekend. Got the permits and went up the swakop river to the goinikontes. Awesome drive. Enjoyed the moon landscape and the Welwitschia drive too.
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  17. Re: Minimum requirements to run a 1.1kw pump on a inverter if possible

    at 850w , if the system was 100% efficient, which we know itís not, it would be drawing 70amp continuous. 50%DoD would be reached in a lot lesse than 7 hours. More like 40minuts. If we assume a 25%...
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    Re: So I finally found one!

    sounds like a lovely long story to try convince people to buy expensive synthetic oil when it is completely unescesary for the application.

    you won’t go wrong with delo 400 in that engine
  19. Re: Minimum requirements to run a 1.1kw pump on a inverter if possible

    For about 12 minutes, itís should be fine..... then the battery will be kaput.

    also check if the pump will be happy on an invertir. You will probably need a pure wine wave inverter to run a pump...
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    Re: Gonarezhou to Zinave

    I will PM you the number, but I think I will also contact them and find out if there is a direct booking contact that I can post here for everyoneís benefit.
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    Re: Gonarezhou to Zinave

    I highly doubt booking is required at this point, and there is also virtually no comms to the park.

    I will PM you with the contact for the project manager from Peace Parks Foundation in the park...
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    Re: Gonarezhou to Zinave

    I would agree Zinave is defiantly a better experience. They have also recently completed some very nice 4x4 campsites with showers etc in the park, based at pans that will provide great gamevieiwing....
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    Re: Triple T fishing Challenge/Adventure

    Updated and reserved the second post for a whoís going list, and will later add any important details there.
  24. Thread: D5 reliability

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    Re: D5 reliability

    on longer trips the hybrid will rely more on the petrol motor. Shorter trips and low speed off road the electric will actually be in its element. The electric side needs pretty much no...
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    Re: Triple T fishing Challenge/Adventure

    Trout is on Fly. Tiger is either fly or rapala. I will be targeting the tiger on fly.

    the kingfish on fly can be arranged. But due to limited time, will opt for regular tackle
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    Re: Triple T fishing Challenge/Adventure

    we would need to have some faith that the weather will play along. However, if it doesnít, we will do some rock and surf fly fishing, and drink R&R. Obviously if we do t do our, we donít pay for the...
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    Re: Triple T fishing Challenge/Adventure

    The List:

    Riaan (Rpiet)
    Wihan
    Albert

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    Re: New NL Battery Box - The All in One Solution??

    i think a lot of this stuff sells purely on the known name. The price National Luna charges for the ďsmartĒ solenoid is also ridiculous. Itís just a cole hersee 80 or 100AMP solenoid wired to a timed...
  29. Thread: Cheapies !!!

    by RPiet
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    Re: Cheapies !!!

    I must say Iím surprised you got such low milage out of the pirrelis. I scorpion atr have always been tires I thought pretty highly of, I expect a tire to do at least 80k km
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    Re: Tesla vs other brands

    Itís all good and well that the first world is ready for electrification, but that hasnít answered the real question as to whether the electric car is the solution to the problem.

    I love the...
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    Triple T fishing Challenge/Adventure

    Myself and two mates have been discussing this idea for a while now, and decided itís time to just get our act together and make it happen.

    what is the TTT (Triple T Challenge). Itís a 7 day...
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    Suspension Re: Ironman vs Old man EMU

    I am probably biased, but all things equal, when it comes to load carrying suspension that also improves ride quality, you just canít beat OME.

    the iron man is not bad by a long shot, but...
  33. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Thatís actually pretty impressive.

    At the end of the video wheníre it rolls over, that underbelly protection looks impressive. Wonder if thatís standard.
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    Discovery 3 Re: Building a mechanically reliable TDv6 Engine

    is there no aftermarket billet cranks etc available that are stronger/better than the original?
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    Discovery 3 Re: Building a mechanically reliable TDv6 Engine

    OP clearly stated engine is seized.... whether crank or not, itís going to need a bottom end rebuild. Pistons/Rings/bearings etc.

    if itís become possible to rebuild this motor instead of buy a sub...
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