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    Re: Advice wanted on a hilux

    Goeie magtig. Beide my Patrols doen beter as dit....
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    Re: Subaru Forester 2.5 Auto xs

    Lucky you. Enjoy

    My son has the 2007 XT
    Amazing vehicle
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    Re: Waterproof inline switch

    This could work:

    https://4x4direct.co.za/circuit-breakers/5890-circuit-breaker-50a.html

    https://4x4direct.co.za/switches/9291-handle-bar-switch-single-splash-proof.html

    But you need let us...
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    Re: Annoying Chimes...

    Exactly, that is when it is the most annoying...
  5. Re: Your Idea of a Beginner Overland Vehicle

    Parts availability for older Pajero's - EeeeeK!
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    Re: Annoying Chimes...

    (..can be...) Well the one that squeals when the key is in the ignition, engine off and door open is plain stupid....
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    Re: Annoying Chimes...

    Somebody must find that oke that invented the idea and disconnect his chime

    (I silenced my Patrol one as well)
  8. Re: Your Idea of a Beginner Overland Vehicle

    1999-2001 Patrol TD42
    2003 - 2008 Patrol 3.0D
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    Re: Vehicle Reliability Calculator

    Estee

    My TD42 Patrol 20 years

    Kms 850 000
    failures 3
    = Radiator fan broke punctured radiator
    = Starter
    = Alternator burnt
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    Re: FOR SALE : 1998 Nissan Patrol 4500 GL

    Dit 'n mooi kar....verskriklik mooi.

    Ek is seker my TD42 sal ophou ogies maak vir my ZD30 CRD as ek daai 4.5 huis to bring...
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    Re: Advice AWD softroader

    And unmatched reliability...
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    Re: Tesla 1million mile battery..

    What does such a car and battery cost - separately ?

    Just a crude ponder:
    I have done 850 000 km with one of my Nissan Patrols
    At average 8km/L I have used 68 000 L of Diesel
    Over 20 years I...
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    Re: Increasing tyre size

    4 Months ago
  14. Re: Patrol TD42 Cyl Compression after 850 000 km

    Well one of us is using Gloogle in stead of Google

    Every search I read agrees with me...


    Altitude Correction Factor Table
    for Compression Testing

  15. Re: Patrol TD42 Cyl Compression after 850 000 km

    After some surfing on the web I found a Youtube test that is almost exactly the same values as mine..

    It seems to be a TD42 with a hairdryer fitted after market - not a factory TD42T
    ...
  16. Re: Patrol TD42 Cyl Compression after 850 000 km

    I have it the other way round, meaning at 900m (3000ft) I only have to measure 30x.9151=27.45 Bar on the gauge to be in spec - therefor I am way above spec?

    Who agrees with Grips and who with me ?
  17. Re: Patrol TD42 Cyl Compression after 850 000 km

    Hoe hoog bo seevlak is jou plek....?

    Sien spec :
  18. Re: Patrol TD42 Cyl Compression after 850 000 km

    Help us with that calc...
  19. Re: Patrol TD42 Cyl Compression after 850 000 km

    If I assume the gauge is correct and have to adjust for 900m above sea level then I need to add about 9% to those values

    Then it means my altitude corrected compression was testing a bit...
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    Re: Ford 3.0 V6 Essex Rebuild (Cortina MK3)

    Did ya know that it was first introduced as a 1996cc V4 before it became a 2994cc V6....
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    Re: Gwm steed 5 2.0 VGT snorkel kit

    Go to one if the 4x4Direct outlets an try to get a match
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    Re: Gwm steed 5 2.0 VGT snorkel kit

    Left or right side?
  23. Re: Patrol TD42 Cyl Compression after 850 000 km

    Geen olie bygegooi, engin was warm maar nie heeltemal op temperatuur nie (het effens afgekoel tydens my gefroetel)
    Het wel al so bietjie oileverbruik - ongeveer 1 liter per 2000 km

    ...........
    ...
  24. Re: Patrol TD42 Cyl Compression after 850 000 km

    May = mornings getting cold

    I remove all glow plugs and do a visual plus 12V connection test - if they look OK and get red hot within seconds then I re-use them

    I often find some that have...
  25. Patrol TD42 Cyl Compression after 850 000 km

    It is May - the month in which I replace glow-plugs...


    This time decided to do a compession test sommer while the glow plugs are out


    I was amazed that all cylinders are (from what I can...
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    Re: Nissan NP 300 2.5 tdi EGR

    When I had a problem with the EGR it did smoke more and when the DPF clogged it tend to have no turbo boost at all
    Note I only cleaned the EGR valve and replaced it.
    I removed the DPF - since then...
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    Re: Nog n knock knock

    Liefde....
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    Re: WRND DC to DC Charger

    Back to the WRND fuse blowing issue

    Note that many Solar Regulators require the battery to be connected BEFORE connecting any supply such as Solar Panels
    And visa versa, first disconnect any...
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    Re: Nissan NP 300 2.5 tdi EGR

    My EGR got stuck at some point (about 4 years ago)

    With lots of short slow trips the DPF/CAT thing clogged up badly

    Removed the EGR valve and cleaned out the muck causing it to stick,...
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    Re: WRND DC to DC Charger

    I agree WRND should actually respond to this thread - especially with what I am typing here:

    My take is those behind the WRND Solar products are not electronics developers, but rather CNC and...
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    Re: WRND DC to DC Charger

    Digressing from the OP a bit, but a good backup system is a little vented box with a simple solenoid and and inexpensive 20A PWM inside.

    For example put this inside:...
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    Re: How many kilos on your car?

    Ons verskil duidelik wanneer dit by karre kom....
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    Re: Jumper Cables

    Somehow that scares me...
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    Re: Jumper Cables

    Maybe it is an option to feed two 8mm^2 single cores through some Heat Shrink and shrink a little, cost ?
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    Re: How many kilos on your car?

    Erwin, like me, is for sure not a trade-in junkie...
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