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    Re: Misleading advertising

    Ok, so its 1 battery. But how many solar panels to deliver 600W?
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    Re: Caravan stone protector

    Hello Oswald,
    Have you decided yet which is better - net or flaps?
    Tx
    Afdak
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    Re: How do you wash between the cab and canopy?

    Needs a big sponge between 2 pieces of string...and 2 people.
  4. Aluminised canvas - lightweight - where to find

    I need lightweight reflective canvas for a small rally canopy.
    I don't want the laminated foil type. Eventually the foil delaminates and tears.
    I can get the 300 gsm aluminized ripstop from Hayford...
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    Re: Invader owners thread

    My pleasure:
    The Duo Roof Tilting Gadget (DRTG) explained:
    The DRTG uses a simple jackscrew to tilt the roof. The jackscrew slips over a removable bracket which itself is slipped over the black...
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    Re: Invader owners thread - Duo mods

    I have done some modifications to my Duo for convenience:
    - Remote control for lifting the roof - very useful when packing up - lift the roof slightly to tuck in parts of the tent to avoid pinching....
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    Re: Invader owners thread

    The LED Remote Control Dimmer Box sits on top of the PBE charger unit.
    You can run wires from here to a convenient switch location. The remote can still work if you want.
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    Re: Gansbaai GTG yet again December!

    Dis fake news. Die reg is duidelik dat hengel met 'n permit toelaatbaar is van alle strande.

    En ek dink toegang tot enige rotsagtige kus strook is toelaatbaar want dit is nie 'n strand nie.

    En...
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    Re: X140 customizing.......

    Hello Tiaan, kyk bietjie my posts 246 en 254.
    Die deure sluit stofdig.
    Die groot ding is die skarniere wat die deure amper parallel op die rubbers laat druk.
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    Re: Gansbaai GTG yet again December!

    Ons was saam na die Quin Point spookdorp.
    Sal graag weer 'n GB GTG doen.
    Zulu, wat is die roete? Lyk na samestelling van Die Plaat, Die Gruis en Pearly se strand.
    Watter een wil jy 'weer' doen....
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    Re: Invader owners thread

    I thought I was the only one with the pump switch problem.
    I like the cover you made.
    My solution was:
    A. Power the fridge directly from the battery. This avoids the PBE system's battery cutout....
  12. Thread: Paranoia

    by Afdak
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    Re: Paranoia

    My Pajero 3.2d gen 4 is out of its warranty so I did the oil and oil filter change myself during lockdown. I drove more than 400km before I could easily see the oil level on the dipstick.
    Have to...
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    Re: Invader owners thread - setting up Duo tent poles

    I have used my Duo often but setting up the main tent is usually a hurried and haphazard affair.
    Is there a recommended sequence?
    For example:
    Do you set up with the trailer roof down and extend...
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    Re: Invader owners thread

    See attached for one more photo and a short diy description.
    Also see post 49 for a feature I find indispensable.
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    Re: Invader owners thread

    I always use the bed awning, even with main tent up, for extra rain protection on the exposed side. And I think it also helps to keep the bed area cooler.
    The kitchen side travel awning is also...
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    Re: Invader owners thread

    My main tent is always on the roof inside a purpose made bag. Never touches the ground.
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    Re: Warning battery charger cables

    What size cable can be used with these connectors?
    Where are these connectors available from?
    Name of connector?
    Thanks
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    Re: Invader owners thread - floor replacement

    This is an interesting post w.r.t the future maintenance for Invader owners.
    I had a look at my Duo and it seems replacing the floor is a huge task.
    It involves separating the body from the chassis...
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    Re: Invader owners thread - geyser element replacement

    Invader Duo Geyser Electric Element Replacement Guide


    Your troubleshooting has established that the element is faulty.
    Buy a Hansen GE3 electric element. I got mine from CARA-CAMP in Somerset...
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    Re: Pajero gen 4 alarm system?

    My 2012 GLS does not have that.

    So I suppose I also don't have the factory alarm - means I can stop trying to activate it:(
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    Re: Pajero gen 4 alarm system?

    Hello Kurt,
    I tried and failed to activate the alarm on my 2012 GLX.
    I checked and the car does not have a bonnet position switch attached to the bonnet latch.
    There is a connector point for it...
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    Gen 4 3.2D auto alarm system

    Help 'n bietjie asb.
    I placed the following on the Pajero 4WD Club of Victoria because they have a thread about activating the factory alarm system. It is an easy process but no luck on my Gen 4...
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    Re: Pajero gen4:run it from your cellphone

    I run a Vgate with Torque Pro since 3 Jan 2020.
    Seems there are limited PID available for the Pajero.
    Transmission temp at least is working with a custom PID as described in the related threads.
    I...
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    Re: Invader owners thread

    Hello Klaas, I am now a Duo owner but previously had an XT140, which is a great trailer but we needed to move away from the high bed. I took the 140,heavily laden with water, firewood and the other...
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    Re: Gansbaai GTG yet again December!

    Met hierdie seisoen se wind en nog boonop reen klink pyltjies na 'n goeie opsie.
    Maar ek is oop vir ander planne.
  26. Thread: eep to Jeep

    by Afdak
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    Re: eep to Jeep

    Hello ouko,
    Sorry about the loss of your ().
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    Re: X140 customizing.Raad vir Piemansa se swaar battery......

    Deep Cycle batterye is swaar ja.
    Ek het 'n haak bokant die battery vasgemaak (aan die laaiboks se vloer). As jy nog nie die treiler se deksel afgehaal het nie dan is dit nou die tyd.
    Aan die haak...
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    Re: X140 customizing.......

    Bear in mind that the XT140, like many other trailers, is already too nose heavy. A deep cycle 105Ah weighs around 30kg.
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    Re: X140 customizing.......

    There is a weight saving. My build weighs 42kg. The old roofrack is 43kg and the lid is 37kg.See my post #246 for more detail.
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    Re: Advice TPMS to install

    Bear in mind that TPMS sensors are battery powered. Battery life is around 6 years. For the internal sensors the batteries are not replaceable.
    2 of my 4 sensors have stopped working. I had a...
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    Re: Invader owners thread - Duo fridge compartment overheating

    The Duo fridge compartment tends to overheat while towing and then the fridge loses its coolth quite significantly. I want to arrange some kind of filtered ventilation system, but before I do this I...
  32. Re: Braai wood - where and what do you buy Pretoria area

    In the Province the braaiwood of choice is Rooikrans.
    It is getting scarce and expensive in the City but in Gansbaai it can be had for 85c a piece delivered (providing you buy a 1000 pieces). Makes...
  33. Thread: Magical Oil?

    by Afdak
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    Re: Magical Oil?

    Ek glo die storie ook nie....waar kry appies geld om petrol in 'n ander ou se kar te gooi!
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    Re: Invader owners thread - Rear packing box for DUO

    The 'sleep inside' trailers are short of packing space compared to the Roof Top Tent variety. My previous trailer, an XT140 had a big nose cone, tool boxes in the wheel arches and 8 ammo boxes on...
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    Invader Duo drawers

    @ Oswald: Your advice above is spot on.

    My wife also immediately demanded a drawer when she saw the related posts.
    I felt that I needed to benefit from this huge labour and installed 2 drawers....
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