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    Re: Talk to me about solar for house.

    The difference between inverter and generator is that a generator makes noise, amd has a period of time from when power goes off to starting and also does not protect against surges and needs...
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    Re: Talk to me about solar for house.

    Do yourself a favour and jump onto artsolar website. They are a local company that make amazing panels. We been buying the 545 watt mono black panels for work lately and they giving that wattage with...
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    Re: Talk to me about solar for house.

    This is the best thing to do.

    The second thing to do is to get an idea on what time you use each appliance and for how long that appliance runs (including lights and fans)

    Once you have the...
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    Re: Downward facing trailer, or long towbar?

    I owrsonally never had them in my cats, but have mane friends who have and never once said it affected their ride when unloaded with the bages deflated. Springs being changed will most definitely...
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    Re: Downward facing trailer, or long towbar?

    The actual best solution for towing is airbags in the rear springs. It reduces the pressure on the springs and also helps to keep the car and trailer more level with the load on the car and the load...
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    Re: 220V supply during load shedding.

    Give me a call on 061 534 1493 and I can tell you how I did my setup. Many people do things overboard but there are valid reasons for that also.
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    Re: EVs dirtier than fossil fuelled vehicles

    Top gear many years ago also proved that having a v8 motor is more fuel efficient than a prius. They had the m3 BMW to just keep up with a price around a track and both cars had exactly the same...
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    Re: 220V supply during load shedding.

    Why not just buy a standard computer ups then. They sell larger ones and smaller ones. The larger one with the small load on it will manage quite fine. Any computer shop will sell these.
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    Re: 220V supply during load shedding.

    This the truth. Also once you experience the seamless operation of inverter and batteries especially if wired in the house properly you will never look back and actually put more money towards as you...
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    Re: 220V supply during load shedding.

    I have a solar charger. Just is a pwm type and it ran really well. We moved about 2 years ago and I just never got round to installing the panels onto the roof yet and I am currently getting my stuff...
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    Re: 220V supply during load shedding.

    I have a 24 volt system so has to be 2 to get to the voltage. They are both about 150ah. I have had days without power when eskom doing maintenance etc and power goes off at 8am and comes back at 6...
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    Re: 220V supply during load shedding.

    I run my fridge, all my houses lights with ceiling fans, my TV, internet, laptops, and lamps on a 2kva inverter.
    Basically I run my whole house excluding the kitchen appliances (but do run fridge)...
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    Re: Solar for Pumps

    We installed a solar borehole pump on the farm I work at. It has float switches for in the hole and for in the tank. Got it from takealot and glad to buy 1 solar panel and it is amazing. Never have...
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    Re: Double cab for procurement team

    If you looking for Isuzu then call Tim Hume 0828020148. He is in estcourt and is really best at pricing and great service.
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    Re: Advice needed please

    Just had an issue here locally and my mechanic told me the 4m40 he was trying to solve black smoke on had the intercooler blocked up. He sent it in to Silverton radiators and the acid bathed it 3...
  16. Re: Mecer Inverter - 8 Batteries - Real World Figures

    Which setting number is that please? I want to change that setting asap on our systems
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    So all my low battery settings and float setting etc I left as is from factory. I am using gel batteries, the 1 system has 100ah batteries and the other one has 200ah batteries. The system with the...
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    Is the low battery setting / back to grid setting going to only allow the batteries to go down to 51v whether eskom is there or not?
    So, if the inverter has eskom I woukd be happy to go back to...
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    Please publish here, I have set up 2 independent systems where I am working and needing as much info as possible please
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    Re: Selling my Pajero

    Pleasure.
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    Re: Selling my Pajero

    Sorry man. I have actually sold it. The new owner is flying to dbn on Saturday to fetch it from me.
    If for whatever reason this would happen to fall through (highly doubted as air ticket is bought...
  22. Re: First-time Bakkie Buying Advice (Navara vs Hardbody and anything else?)

    The truth is that they never thought about, once you have owned one and realize just how great and under rated they are in SA you start to punt them.
    Other brands are over rated and they always are...
  23. Re: First-time Bakkie Buying Advice (Navara vs Hardbody and anything else?)

    Have you looked at any of the triton bakkies? Really are good value for money and motor is very well proven.

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    You say the power of the 2.2 ranger is low, that is 110kw or so which then makes...
  24. Re: 3.2 DiD or 2.8 Tdi Pajero, which is best and why?

    No, the 2.5 sport is the better one. It has a 5 speed auto unlike the 3.2 with the 4 speed auto. Plus extras were added to the 2.5 internally for comfort.
  25. Re: 3.2 DiD or 2.8 Tdi Pajero, which is best and why?

    The gen 3 should have oil change every 7500km. The gen 2 diesel every 5000km and the gen 4 diesel every 10000km, no matter the mileage as a minimum
  26. Re: 3.2 DiD or 2.8 Tdi Pajero, which is best and why?

    This is new to me, but I love the idea you speak of......
  27. Re: 3.2 DiD or 2.8 Tdi Pajero, which is best and why?

    You could buy a gen 2 blister and install the 3.2 motor to it?

    I have a gen 2 blister but in v6 guise at present and have had a gen 3 3.2did and I will say that I managed to do more obstacles in...
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    Re: Advice needed please

    These vans don't have computer controlled ecu. They also do not have anything like a cat or dpf either.
    I would recommend to have the fuel pump and injectors serviced, do both of them at a reputable...
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    Re: Best bang for buck 4x4 under R100k

    Depending how soon you need it, I am going to sell my pajero. It is the 3,5l v6 and has not given a single issue. I replaced alternator recently and serviced power steering pump. Van went in for...
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    Re: Full time 4wheel or Rear wheel

    When I say on the fly, it means I can change between any high range mode of driving up to 100km/h without pressing clutch or anything extra. Just drive straight while doing it.
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    Re: Full time 4wheel or Rear wheel

    Newer models and the 2,5 triton all have super select. The colt and 3,2 triton had normal 4x4 only.
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    Re: Full time 4wheel or Rear wheel

    That's where Mitsubishi is awesome as you can choose what you want to use on the fly. I drive my pajero in rear wheel drive on clear sunny days and when it is raining I put into permanent 4 wheel...
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    Re: Double din OE head unit for 2010 Pajero

    Would the radio fit into a gen 2 dash at all? If I took the little storage out from under the stock radio position
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    Re: Using solar energy for an irrigation pivot.

    The pump size at the farm I work at is 65kw. The problem I see though is cause we have good rain in summer months we only really use the pivot in winter which means the capital outlay is quite big...
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    Re: Using solar energy for an irrigation pivot.

    Why do you add the pump kw ratings and then multiply by 2?

    I am very interested in this also....
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