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  1. Poll: Re: 1953 Colchester Student Mk1 6" gap bed - A restoration project

    If I squint my eyes and scroll the whole series of photos real quick, you can actually see the wheel sort of keeping still, become shinier all the time, the sandpaper grade flicking over from coarse...
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    Re: Where to get a chassis clean ?

    So-iets ja. Meeste van die tyd egter net 'n wipe-down.
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    Re: Where to get a chassis clean ?

    * . . paging through appointment book . .* :)
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    Re: Where to get a chassis clean ?

    I park it on the ramps and wash it by hand.
  5. Poll: Re: 1953 Colchester Student Mk1 6" gap bed - A restoration project

    Die toepaslike Afrikaanse woord is BEELDSKOON!
  6. Poll: Re: 1953 Colchester Student Mk1 6" gap bed - A restoration project

    I suggest you do a trial and run it by the Publications Board first to stay out of trouble, because this entire thread up to now has been very high quality restoration ####! :)
  7. Poll: Re: 1953 Colchester Student Mk1 6" gap bed - A restoration project

    A contradiction in terms if ever there was one.
  8. Poll: Re: 1953 Colchester Student Mk1 6" gap bed - A restoration project

    This will go down in history is THE most detailed resto project for this kind of equipment. Your attention to detail is S T A G G E R I N G ! Your benefit in 2020 is that you can gather info from...
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    Re: G'Day from Down Under

    Is it true that Toyota is starting to lose sales to Isuzu in the mining sector in Aus?
  10. Poll: Re: 1953 Colchester Student Mk1 6" gap bed - A restoration project

    Apologies. Rantanplan
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    Jolly JumperRin Tin Can
  12. Poll: Re: 1953 Colchester Student Mk1 6" gap bed - A restoration project

    Will this not be a problem for the guy who is going to restore it in the year 2148?
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    Re: Isuzu Buying Advice Please

    Lovely vehicle! Congratulations and many many happy miles! I am on 387 500 with my 250 D-TEQ of the same year and I love it.
  14. Poll: Re: 1953 Colchester Student Mk1 6" gap bed - A restoration project

    Sort of familiar with detail . . . My late father's hobby was repairing watches in the 60's and 70's. Alarm clocks, wall clocks, wrist watches. Obviously no electronics. One day a lady handed him a...
  15. Poll: Re: 1953 Colchester Student Mk1 6" gap bed - A restoration project

    Your attention to detail is S T A G G E R I N G ! As it should be with this specific project. Hats off my friend!
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    Re: Trying to trace my classic Range Rover

    If you get this car back I want the exclusive rights to doing a movie on it, A to Z. It'll be such a story. I work with a guy who persevered for at least 15 years and he finally bought back a hand...
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    Re: FOR SALE : Audi Q7 TDi S-Line

    Netso! Hoe beeldskoon is sy nie in haar bruidswit nie! Ek raak sommer liries . . . .
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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    One correction: It turned out exceptionally well! Very nice work.
  19. Re: Any tricks to lube the clutch plate splines without taking out the gearbox?

    If you do drop the 'box, this is what I would do since you then have proper access to everything: I will polish the splines and the clutch's splined hole. Polish as in buff it with suitable Dremel...
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    Re: KZTE Gearmax rear diff no drain hole

    Small little cleaning routines, very often. Have to because I drive it daily. I saw 385,000 km on the odo this morning on the way to the mine. Yes, the gasket is not expensive, and if you install...
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    Re: KZTE Gearmax rear diff no drain hole

    It is easy enough to take off the whole cover. Gives me a chance to care for it with a bit of Autosol. (Aluminium cover on Isuzu rear diff)
  22. Thread: Isuzu revamp

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    Re: Isuzu revamp

    Completely possible. Exactly the same body parts. You will just add wheel arch flares and a bonnet scoop.
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    Re: How stuffed am I? Tyre question

    Got it done yesterday at Tyremart in Vanderbijlpark. And yes, they really only help essential services.
  24. Thread: Isuzu revamp

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    Re: Isuzu revamp

    Mileage? If you are going to put a million and more on it, all the usual maintenance tactics apply. You would want to do the following two additionals: 1. Shape an extra re-inforcement plate that...
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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    M green chopper was bought in Klerksdorp on Tuesday 25 January 1972 in Klerksdorp for R85. It was replaced on Saturday 30 October 1976 with a red Peugeot 10-speed racer for R112 in Vereeniging.
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    Re: How stuffed am I? Tyre question

    Pieta / Koggelmander,Through Pieta's suggestion I got hold of the guys in Vanderbijlpark who do tyres for ambulances and police. They will let me know since they pre-arrange a time and will help me...
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    Re: How stuffed am I? Tyre question

    Urgent enough for me. I keep travelling all the time.
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    How stuffed am I? Tyre question

    So, I am in that spot where I can't decide if lockdown is going to be extended or not. I need tyres to be balanced. If lockdown unlocks next week, no problem. If it extends, I need to get it done....
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    Re: W115 240D - Covid project

    Can someone respectfully ask the president if Zulucowboy can sanitize himself and travel to Tom13's place? The Merc will run sommer gou-gou.
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    Re: Howie-WP's TReg thread.

    Here's hoping you have stocked up on suitable detailing equipment and consumables. That was 80% of my lockdown shopping. Just to find out that I'm supporting essential services. No lockdown for me.
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    Re: My Knife Making Thread

    You are a genius my friend. People like you bring progress to the world through the creations from your brain and hands.
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    Re: Camping Washing Machine

    Do you mean your bucket goes with on the drive so that it can shake?
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    Re: Spare wheel lowering

    To the left of the number plate there should be a black plastic cap. Behind it there's a lock (use your ignition key). Once the lock is out, your jack handle slides down a tube (no naughty pun...
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    Re: Advice on an isuzu 2011 2.5dteq

    Go ahead and replace the injectors. Peace of mind and all. Weak bodies . . I don't think so. The bigger manufacturers (read Isuzu Nissan Ford Toyota Volkswagen) cannot risk their reputation on big...
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    Re: Advice on an isuzu 2011 2.5dteq

    I will answer the above only. From it, you can make assumptions, and from those, you can relax totally.Yes you can still drive long distance. Go anywhere you like. Go and buy bread in the province or...
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