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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    Made a depriming pin for the 223 today.563856563857563858
    Loaded1400 rounds of ammo yesterday.
    Planted vegies on Friday and cleaned the garden a bit
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    Re: Is the Bloukrans Pass open?

    In the early 80's we used to race each other through Bloukrans and Grootrivier passes. 2.5 hrs from St. Albans to Knysna. One of our friends drove into the back of a donkey cart on the PE side of...
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    Re: Licensing advice.

    If the vehicle has been registered before you need to do the licence fee every year. Speak with your local licence department they are normally very helpful. If it has not been registered before or...
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    Re: Suspension Lock(down)

    Caravan Jacks, fitted on the chassis under the rear bumper?
    Or similar jacks as used on the Bushlapa miskruier. Can be fitted and removed easily?
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    Re: V8 freeflow instrusive noise

    Sometimes extending the pipe by 100 or 200 mm makes a huge difference and it will not cost an arm or a leg. Try it. It worked on my old 2.8 Isuzu. I know, i know, its a V8. Try it!
    In stead of it...
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    Re: Share your DIY Camping gadgets

    Very easy to make yourself. 6mm plate. 3 holes for winch and the big hole with slot for tow ball.
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    Re: Share your DIY Camping gadgets

    Made a bracket to fit a light winch on the towbar. 500kg only, and will do double, with a snatchblock.
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    Sometimes its all you need to get you out of trouble. You guys are welcome to...
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    Poll: Re: Do you clean before you strip?

    i normally strip and put them in the dishwasher for cleaning.
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    Re: KB72 D-Teq 250 MOTOR (overhaul / replace)

    While the have the exhaust dismantled. Let them knock the DPF out.
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    Re: Tar Removal Metallic paint

    I work with Bitumen/tar every day.
    Paraffin, Diesel or petrol will be the easiest and cheapest.
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    Re: Frontier electric windows help please

    Remove the RH door panel. Check where the harness goes through the door. Remove/ shift the rubber sleeve. Earth wire broken where the wires normally bend. Splice new one in.
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    Re: Fuel light flashing. Full tank of fuel.

    Dirty fuel filter/ water in the fuel?
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    Grand Cherokee Re: Oil pressure issue

    Check the sender unit.
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    Re: Camp master trailer - paint advice

    Jotun hardtop flexi. Works for everything and do not need primer. Not cheap!
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    Re: Ring tennis hooligans

    That tappet cover is too small for all the tappets;D
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    Re: Plastic fuel tanks

    Ek het 'n 100lt tenk agter op die bak. T piece in die filler se breather pyp, deur die loadbin, 10mm ball valve aan tenk. Wanneer die bakkie se tenk so by 1/4 kom, dan maak ek die ekstra tenk oop en...
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    Re: Eish! The old Suuz

    Check between the driver side door and the body, there is a harness with electrical cables. The cables tend to break because of all the movement. Normally it is the thick earth cable that breaks, and...
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    Re: Wheel hub lockers

    Yes. DIY 20 minutes per wheel.
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    Re: Prince Alfred pass in March

    Normal platkar gravel road.
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    Re: Nog n knock knock

    In die reen gestaan. Water in die skezoorspyp.
  21. Thread: Toilet hut

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    Re: Toilet hut

    Will the plastic ones do? Try Pioneer plastics.
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    Re: How to repair this hole in situ?

    A bit too late. Tappet cover. Pratleys putty would have also worked well. Smooth it over with a wet finger, and spray silver when cured.
  23. Re: Excessive clatter of dieselpump or injectors when cold.

    This issue has been raised in this section before. The noise normally stops when the temperature reaches the first mark on the temp gauge. You are not alone with this irritation. There is a lot of...
  24. Re: Excessive clatter of dieselpump or injectors when cold.

    What oil in the engine?
  25. Re: 2014 Isusu kb300 4x4 front wheel bearing replacement

    Please post picture as you progress. We all need to learn.;D
    Bearing numbers and sizes?
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    Re: wives and rooftop tent ladders

    Few years ago i had a echo 3 with RTT. Swambo got sick the one night, and it was up and down the ladder. After the 2nd time, she stayed at the bottom and slept in a chair. A also have to add that it...
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    Fortuner Re: Help with turbo

    Remove the turno inlet hose. Hold the spindle with the gingers an check for vertical and lateral movement. Up to .5mm movement will still be ok. Check the inlet if the compressor blades have started...
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    Re: Viscous vs electric fan

    I used generic fans, procured from Siverton radiators.
  29. Thread: Rats in wiring

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    Re: Rats in wiring

    I used to tie rat poison blocks inside the engine compartment with wire. Never had a problem after that.
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    Re: Deep cycle or High cycle

    I have 1x 80 a/h high cycle battery with 100w solar panel in my caravan. 1x 6amp Autozone charger for 220v. Charging cable from vehicle to caravan. 2 years now. No problem. Buy a normal battery with...
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    Re: Viscous vs electric fan

    A viscous fan draws 7kw off the engine. I removed viscous and fitted electric fans to 2 of my vehicles with success. a 2.5 XJ Jeep and a 2.8 Isuzu fitted with a 3.1 import motor. You should gain in...
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    Re: 12 volt Caravan fridge / freezer

    What is the voltage before and and after this happens?
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    Re: Engine rebuilding lube

    What is used in the factory's when assembling engines?
    What is used by Ferrari, Lamborghini, Jaguar, Porche, Bugatti, BMW, Mercedes, Toyota, Volkswagen, Ford, Scania, Volvo, Nissan etc, etc.
    Do...
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    Re: Radiator fan replacement

    Slack the alternator belt and undo the 4x 10mm nuts, Those nuts need to be replaced as well.
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    Re: Engine rebuilding lube

    The same oil that you would use to fill the engine. That is all that is needed.
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