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    Re: Independent trailer suspension DIY question

    And here we go again......no motive no intentions, never named my product, did not attempt to discredit your product, asked you a question about Independent suspension and as you beforehand in this...
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    Re: Independent trailer suspension DIY question

    Have a look at page one of this discussion, you will see that the coils are fitted with a dual shock setup. The energy is absorbed by the shocks.

    On the leafs the energy created by the road...
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    Re: Independent trailer suspension DIY question

    I am not a commercial member here but there is a link on my profile to my SA website
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    Re: Independent trailer suspension DIY question

    Let's just say that our team likes a challenge and improving on the old to make it better.

    I look at the possible failure and see if and how we may improve and come with a better product that...
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    Re: Independent trailer suspension DIY question

    Personal insults like this ended the previous discussion as well.....thank you for your well thought out and helpful responce to the question.
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    Re: Independent trailer suspension DIY question

    Thank you for the history lessen. So no actual production model? And the claim that they will roll over is based on this thesis as well?

    Why the insults? It was a honest question

    The reason...
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    Re: Independent trailer suspension DIY question

    Heinz, as you are clearly an expert on the matter. How many trailers with independent suspension have you built and of those how many have actually rolled? What issues have you incountered with these...
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    Re: Tuffstuff 4x4 Insurance

    I can honestly say that my dealings with Tuffstuff was rather unpleasant.
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    Re: Chukudeer enters the spree

    Welcome at last. Interesting, do they actually make those by hand? What are they used for?
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    Re: Offroad trailer prices

    Extras can add up to a lot, some vendors advertise their trailers at decent prices but then even items like a spare wheel are seen as extras so make sure that the price includes the basics.
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  11. Re: Whats you moz dates for december 2017 and where you going

    Sal so maak, ons is gereeld daar voor jou plek verby met die boot, lyk of jy redelik fiks moet wees om gereeld af te draf strand toe.
  12. Re: Whats you moz dates for december 2017 and where you going

    Morrongulo beach from 8 December to 3 Jan, can't wait.
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    Re: Meat ban in Mozambique

    Any feedback on the meat ban? Are they cheking fridges at Komati?
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    Re: Discussion point: Off Road Caravans

    The Jurgens Offroader was advertised for R198000
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    Re: Discussion point: Off Road Caravans

    I too went to the show looking for something to replace my current Caravans. I am looking for something a bit stronger as they will be used for rentals. Only one supplier has an issue with the units...
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    Re: Looking for a 4x4 caravan

    Be carefull of brands with known failures... Especially on their A-frames

    You would not want to be stuck next to the road with a sub standard caravan out in the bush.
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    Re: Post a Photo of your Camping Setup

    Week-end break away to Mabaligwe
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    Re: Conqueror Companion A-Frame Failure!!

    Thank you Allen, unfortunately Conqueror have deep pockets and expensive legal teams and I do not need the negative energy in my life.
    They rely on the fact that average Jo can't afford to take them...
  19. Re: Echo 3 trailer ad at classifieds uses stolen pictures - be careful

    I have had the same thing in the past, find pics of my Caravans and or trailers here on in the for sale section, contact the seller and they appologise stating that they did not have time to take...
  20. Thread: Armadillo Van

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    Re: Armadillo Van

    Thanks, looking to replace my Companions and that a bit far, why are all the caravan builders based in the Cape?

    Nopbody up in Gangsters Paradice....? I might just have to design my own.....
  21. Thread: Armadillo Van

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    Re: Armadillo Van

    Prices look good, where are they based?
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    Re: New Jurgens Xt trooper Caravan

    Anybody have more pics? At that price I am interested....
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    Re: Conqueror Companion A-Frame Failure!!

    Hi Merlin, could you please post some more pics.

    From what I can see that "skid plate" is bolted on infront of where the cracks start?
    Not sure how this would solve the issue?
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    Re: Conqueror Companion A-Frame Failure!!

    LOL......yep. Actually only attached it with Silicon and 5 rivits like the rest of the body.....
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    Re: Conqueror Companion A-Frame Failure!!

    Why would you wan't to replace an A-frame that clearly has cracks as stated with the same design? They have not changed anything.....
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    Re: Conqueror Companion A-Frame Failure!!

    These are a pic or 2 of the hole on the frames that we did emergency repairs on
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    Re: Conqueror Companion A-Frame Failure!!

    Kindly post some photo's would love to see
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    Re: Conqueror Companion A-Frame Failure!!

    New A-Frame made and fitted.

    We used 100 x 50 x 5mm rectangular tubing, the area under the cross member was reinforced by a oval fish plate. To this plate we mounted brackets that attached the...
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    Re: Conqueror Companion A-Frame Failure!!

    Sorry but I'm confused here, what is the difference between Avis etc and a single owner coming up with a warranty claim on a chassis failure at the same age and mileage? Do manufacturers only build...
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    Re: Conqueror Companion A-Frame Failure!!

    2 x recoveries from out of country, damage caused by a-frame failure......
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    Re: Conqueror Companion A-Frame Failure!!

    Now my trusted insurance company have given me notice of cansellation of policy due to repeated claims on the Conquerors.

    Eish, fun times.


    In the meantime my replacement on the A-frame (the...
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    Re: Conqueror Companion A-Frame Failure!!

    I was told by staff at Conqueror head office that the A-Frame has not been changed in any way as it does not have any issues.....
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    Re: Conqueror Companion A-Frame Failure!!

    No amount of computer simulation or FEM testing can ever compete with real time live field testing. No manufacturer will field test their product with the same level of disrespect as would some...
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    Re: Bush Lapa Miskruier review

    Thanks Uys, I will give them a call, need to change a few things........
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    Re: Bush lapa miskruier review

    Out of interest, anbody know wat the current waiting list period is on the Bushlapa's ?
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