Search Results - 4x4 Community Forum





Search:

Type: Posts; User: Skylark; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 29 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. Replies
    35
    Views
    7,467

    Re: Bought an Infiniti QX70

    How is Avis linked to your vehicle and why would they cover things under a service plan?
  2. Replies
    51
    Views
    4,835

    Re: How do I make Bananas last longer?

    By wrapping the stems I'm assuming you mean wrapping the first few cm from where each banana was attached to the bunch?
    What does doing this achieve?
  3. Replies
    51
    Views
    4,835

    Re: How do I make Bananas last longer?

    Does the skin still go black?
  4. Replies
    40
    Views
    4,409

    Re: 3.2 ford engine failures imminent?

    What the heck?
  5. Wrangler 4dr Re: Wrangler 2012 Pentastar 3.6l Right cylinder head failure

    What damage does the cylinder head have?
  6. Replies
    45
    Views
    2,745

    Re: So I bought a Milling Machine

    Here's another amazing machinist YouTube channel, this guy is next level.
    Check the runout on his DIY milling vice:
    https://youtu.be/hpenv1ZqGx4
  7. Replies
    57
    Views
    4,385

    Re: KB72 D-Teq 250 MOTOR (overhaul / replace)

    This is why people normally recommend walking away when an engine rebuild is brought into the mix, problems problems endless problems. Not an easy job to get right first time and you have to be the...
  8. Replies
    2
    Views
    396

    Suspension Re: Charlies - 1400

    Look on Gumtree, place a wanted ad if necessary or some places can still make one up new.
  9. Replies
    57
    Views
    4,385

    Re: KB72 D-Teq 250 MOTOR (overhaul / replace)

    I'd put the full 20k km on then, considering how they did the head gasket there may be more gremlins.
  10. Replies
    57
    Views
    4,385

    Re: KB72 D-Teq 250 MOTOR (overhaul / replace)

    What warranty have they given on the engine?
  11. Replies
    758
    Views
    77,232

    Re: Impressed with China Pure Sine Wave Inverter

    How do you connect two of them together when you need to charge a bigger battery bank?
    I'm assuming in parallel.
  12. Replies
    1,695
    Views
    1,388,478

    Re: Share your DIY Camping gadgets

    Just watch out for galvanic corrosion.
  13. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,636

    Re: Tar Removal Metallic paint

    Factory paint on modern vehicles is tough stuff, only solvent I'd advise not using is acetone, anything else wiped on and straight off is fine.
  14. Replies
    35
    Views
    2,460

    Re: smart charger working under load

    I wonder why they would design it like that, it's easy enough for the charger to run a quick charge state test when the power is reconnected and just start on the appropriate stage, whilst still...
  15. Replies
    35
    Views
    2,460

    Re: smart charger working under load

    RPiet seems to imply it does eventually reassess the charge state albeit not immediately when the power is reconnected.
  16. Thread: Treg Owners

    by Skylark
    Replies
    10,816
    Views
    890,875

    Re: Treg Owners

    I would imagine in some situations they take a chance on what they offer on trade-ins or cash deals, score an epic deal and then jack the price straight up to whatever the going market value is.
    ...
  17. Replies
    35
    Views
    2,460

    Re: smart charger working under load

    So it's confirmed that after power is cycled the PSA008 will carry on the cycle where it left off even that is a trickle charge and the battery is now depleted whereas the PSD008 will check the...
  18. Replies
    758
    Views
    77,232

    Re: Impressed with China Pure Sine Wave Inverter

    They apparently don't reset when the power is cut, only if you break the connection to the battery which hobbles them a bit for this useage scenario. When power is restored they resume the last used...
  19. Replies
    758
    Views
    77,232

    Re: Impressed with China Pure Sine Wave Inverter

    If they are modern(last 5-10yrs) then probably well under 5W when switched off.

    How much was that battery? It's a nice capacity and form factor
  20. Re: The Highs and Lows of owning a cheap Mitsubishi (FIAT)

    Those aren't that old, I thought manufacturers were obliged to keep spares 20yrs post release?
  21. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,264

    Re: Google Maps on Hilux Multimedia Display?

    Looks like the app below:
  22. Thread: Renault Duster

    by Skylark
    Replies
    2,880
    Views
    584,545

    Re: Renault Duster

    Is yours the 1.5dci?
  23. Re: Driving along the outer edge around South Africa (along the coast and border)

    Epic, spread over how many days and what route did you take?
    Did you do it solo?
  24. Replies
    214
    Views
    34,729

    Re: Would you help someone in distress? My story….

    That's actually an interesting hypothesis, could easily be something like that. It's almost the only logical conclusion(or that he had somewhere he had to be that he could not disclose) because why...
  25. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,636

    Re: Tar Removal Metallic paint

    That's the stuff, works really well, albeit horribly over priced. Spanyard red engine cleaner, the solvent based one not water based, should work just as well and at less than a ⅓ of the price.
  26. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,264

    Re: Google Maps on Hilux Multimedia Display?

    Try find out what the default navigation app that the head unit looks for and the see if that can be changed in the settings.
  27. Replies
    53
    Views
    2,671

    Re: Decent vehicle battery brand?

    The Sabat 630 is 36Ah and the Macht is 35Ah so not far off, that probably wasn't the issue.
  28. Replies
    53
    Views
    2,671

    Re: Decent vehicle battery brand?

    I returned the battery, no hassles with the return. Got a Sabat rather, well that was all they had and the last one was good. I spoke to the Willard rep and Macht is a Willard brand now.
  29. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,097

    Re: Spring hose clamps rubbish?!

    It is a closed system, it has a pressure cap on the radiator with an expansion bottle, what normally should happen when the temps get more than the system can remove?

    It didn't completely release...
  30. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,097

    Re: Spring hose clamps rubbish?!

    An update, it was quite a hot day yesterday and I drove around for approx 40km with the aircon on(which reduces the engine radiator's ability to be cooled) and the temp gauge virtually didn't budge....
  31. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,097

    Re: Spring hose clamps rubbish?!

    That could be the case but the pipe lip is well over the outlet flange so I can't see the length of the pipe being an issue. I think the roughness of the lip of the pipe is just wear and tear.
  32. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,097

    Re: Spring hose clamps rubbish?!

    You can see the water marks under the pipe inlet.
  33. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,097

    Spring hose clamps rubbish?!

    I had an issue whilst towing a reasonably heavy load on a very hot day with my Honda CRV and the cooling system started dumping water from somehwere, looked like around where the main coolant pipe...
  34. Replies
    53
    Views
    2,671

    Re: Decent vehicle battery brand?

    What the hexk, how can vehicle manufacturers spec batteries if the rating for a particular size is so all over the place?
  35. Replies
    53
    Views
    2,671

    Re: Decent vehicle battery brand?

    Does anyone have any experience with the above?
Results 1 to 35 of 999
Page 1 of 29 1 2 3 4