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  1. Poll: Re: Which diesel Toyota engine is most reliable if you hardly use the vehicle?

    70 kW of untameable fury under the hood
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    Re: Table saw motor required

    Interesting my money would also have been on an induction motor. So its an Universal motor , or series wound motor I have only ever seen them used a smaller hand held tools, never on a table saw.
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    Re: Sunsync inverter systems

    Unable to pull more than 500w out of the battery bank. Goodwe try to fix it over the air with firmware upgraded and Segen Solar didn't want to assit as he bought it from Inverter warehouse.
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    Re: Sunsync inverter systems

    I have 3 friends with Sunsync system on Pylontec batteries. With sufficient panels you can charge a decent sized battery bank before 11am on a good day . They all have their geyeser on the system as...
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    Re: Radial arm saw

    I have a Adendorf cold cut saw. Even with a purpose made machine it's still a rather dangerous piece of equipment. If that tungsten blade grabs the work piece I would want to be close.

    Mine did it...
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    Re: Radial arm saw

    Check the allowed speed of the blade. Make sure the radial arm motor doesn't exceed that
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    Re: Engine transplant into D3

    Unless you have lots of time, expertise or money it would probably be best to just cut your losses and move on. I know it's not what you asked or want to hear at this stage but this quickly becomes a...
  8. Thread: Fj Cruiser

    by Tiaan Pot
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    Re: Fj Cruiser

    I'm interested to know why you would say no?

    I've never met an unhappy FJ owner ever. Personally I don't like the styling but it seems like Toyota really made a collectable with the FJ
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    Re: 3.2 did engine gesoek

    En loop hy nou al ?
  10. Re: Trainer in Lathe, Milling and Welding Wanted

    In the future it will all be computer based designs executed by CNC mills and lathes
  11. Thread: 150kw Hilux

    by Tiaan Pot
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    Re: 150kw Hilux

    O Ek onthou jare terug toe Fortuner uitgekom het was daar n storie op Carte Balance. Ek was nie bewus dat dit nogsteeds n probleem is nie en selfs op die bakkies?
    Baie intersant dankie dat jy ons...
  12. Thread: 150kw Hilux

    by Tiaan Pot
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    Re: 150kw Hilux

    Why would Toyota not test their bakkies on gravel roads if many will be used on gravel roads?
  13. Poll: Re: 1953 Colchester Student Mk1 6" gap bed - A restoration project

    Drill, tap, lock tight and a grubscrew should be the safest way.
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    Re: Insurgents take macomia

    Anardako?
  15. Thread: A upgrade

    by Tiaan Pot
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    Re: A upgrade

    *an upgrade
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    Re: MIG and TIG welding Machine?

    I found welding shops and Adendorf much better.

    Chamberlains charges R500 for electrodes the same electrodes are R200 at Adendorf.

    The builder warehouse in my area never have a pack with 3...
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    Re: MIG and TIG welding Machine?

    Before even thinking of what size filler wire you need you are first going to have to practice alot with 2. 5mm electrodes and 2.5mm2 filler wire. TIG is not easy. You need an steady had, lots of...
  18. Poll: Re: 1953 Colchester Student Mk1 6" gap bed - A restoration project

    R5k for one that's needs a bit of love
  19. Poll: Re: 1953 Colchester Student Mk1 6" gap bed - A restoration project

    My man crush has few videos on cutting gears

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-XOM4E4RZQ
    and
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFqjQ3l1MRA


    Even using a CNC :...
  20. Poll: Re: 1953 Colchester Student Mk1 6" gap bed - A restoration project

    If you are willing to pay the courier fees I can borrow you a 2.2 kW 1ph to 3ph VFD for as long as you need it.
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    Re: If you had 90k to spend..

    There are much better inverters out there than Axperts today. I will find it very hard to recommend it to anyone now. 5 Years ago they were pretty cheap and filled a nice gap in the market. Today not...
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    Re: Interesting Ranger 3.2 vs 2.0 BTdi tow test

    If it wasnt for the flawed ERG cooler on the Amarok 2l it would probably be one of the most reliable high power output bakkie motors ever made. I personally know of 2 that made 400 000 km before the...
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    Re: Hilux wanted. Advice please.

    Do yourself a favour and test drive at least one Revo

    There is a marked improvement over the Vigo shape in all departments
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    Re: Hilux wanted. Advice please.

    With that budget you should be able to pick a pretty decent 2.4 GD6 model.
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    Re: If you had 90k to spend..

    Do yourself a favour and do try and get an quote from Eric
    083 302 8551

    Problem is his installation work is very good and therefor in high demand. But worth the effort
  26. Re: IFS Hilux: Cheap and "buggered" vs expensive and showroom

    There was a Hilux V6 Vigo shape for sale at the local motor dealer lot advertised for R150k, and it looked in extremely good condition. Should be similar fuel consumption than the 2.7l
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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    What would make the process much faster than tracing the shape and cutting the wood with a jigsaw every time is so make one master perfect template. Then you use a route with a pattern flash trim...
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    Re: Battery help please

    A typical car battery consists of 6 cells giving 2.1 V each at full charge ( 12.6 V)

    With one cell shorted out this will leave you with 10.5 V if you have single dead cell.
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    Re: 4x4 Vehicle Tug of War

    I'm yet to see a video where a hitch ball comes off in a tuck of war contest. Simply can't generate sufficient force to break it with rwo vehicles on pulling on a flat surface.
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    Re: 4x4 Vehicle Tug of War

    Wow I'm surprised to see how sensitive you are about your car?

    I thought he was just making a joke
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    Re: 4x4 Vehicle Tug of War

    You guys have it wrong. It's fine using a Tow bar for towing and pulling. That's what it designed for.

    That YouTube video shows a tow bar being used for snatch recoveries. That coupled with...
  32. Thread: DC fires

    by Tiaan Pot
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    Re: DC fires

    Interesting comments. I have seen soldering used by many "professionals".
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    Re: 4x4 Vehicle Tug of War

    Again some care to explain to me why everyone here is having an issue with using a towbar in this situation? What am I missing :confused:.

    Should I use the end of my exhaust pipe next time I...
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    Re: 4x4 Vehicle Tug of War

    Is it possible to break a tow ball by pulling on them? That surface doesnt provide much traction. Im sure there is little chance of that happening in this scenario.
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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    Nice Plunger, good electrical work for a plumber. How many lathes do you have, I counted at least 3 in the background
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