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  1. Re: Tyres, Mags and Rims: Trade, Buying, Selling, Swap, Give-away or whatever ....

    #404 is 6 stud from a 4x4, he is 5 stud from a 4 x 2!!
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    Re: Most fuel efficient 4x4 capable of dune trips

    I did faces of the Namib in 2011 with my Petrol 4.2 Patrol and by the end of the trip it gave me 2.23km/lt, all of it in Low range, and the going was heavy because of the 3 speed auto box with a very...
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    Re: Are Anderson plug inter changeable

    !00 % correct (on your first statement)

    Also can't understand why would do that - other than possibly in an emergency while on a trip... (on your first statement)
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    Re: Are Anderson plug inter changeable

    Most definitely 4x4 Direct, and Breno Auto Electrical a close second.

    Somehow the guys at Breno always give a fairly big discount, without even asking for it. Why don't they just drop their...
  5. Thread: Stahlwille

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    Re: Stahlwille

    And it comes with a life-long warrantee as well......
  6. Thread: Stahlwille

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    Re: Stahlwille

    Here are pictures of some of the Stahlwille spanners rejected because of the poorly stamped numbered
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    Re: I am new here...

    I agree with.Jakes. Rather warn Nico now about the.Natis thing, it will give him a.chance to find out what is required and what is not, what is possible and what is not.

    Imagine getting to the end...
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    Re: Stahlwille

    Stahlwille was made in Vereeniging under license by Mitco Tools (under strict conditions and QC processes) in the 1970s and maybe later (when still at school and still living with my parents) .

    My...
  9. Re: Tyres, Mags and Rims: Trade, Buying, Selling, Swap, Give-away or whatever ....

    Sold to Theuns
  10. Re: Tyres, Mags and Rims: Trade, Buying, Selling, Swap, Give-away or whatever ....

    SOLD

    Leading on from the above I now have three 15" Colt mags with BFG 31's for sale.

    The mag centre bore are also opened up to 110mm, two of the BFGs have about the same tread depth as new and...
  11. Re: Tyres, Mags and Rims: Trade, Buying, Selling, Swap, Give-away or whatever ....

    Update on above post:

    I no longer require the three rims.

    I managed to get 3 Ford 17" rims in 'as new' condition. I took them to a local engineering works and they opened the rim centre bores...
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    Re: 2.2 Ranger Headaches

    I have chipped 5 vehicles and have never had reliability issues on any of these vehicles.

    I chipped my Terrano and 300,000km later sold it and it was still going strong. I did it mostly to...
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    Re: How much did you pay for Tyres today ?

    Two 285/70 x 17 Sailun Terramax M/Ts (33s with 3 ply sidewalls) at Renegade 4x4 in Boksburg yesterday at R6580 for both, fitted on my Patrol. I will never go back to 2 ply sidewalls on the Patrol,...
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    Re: Camp fridge,105ah battery and solar?

    I run my freezer at -5 once everything is frozen hard (either in the freezer at home or after adding more meat etc en route).

    I find at -5 everything stays frozen AND I can leave the bottle ov...
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    Re: Camp fridge,105ah battery and solar?

    I will not go that route because of backup or redundancy.

    If that single unit fails on day 5 of your 21 day trip jnto the Botswana wilderness, you will be up toilets creek without a puddle and...
  16. Re: Calling leaf-suspension gurus - Big lift Cruiser

    How are you Bullet? How is your new live in Mexico? Are you settling down? A long way from Barkly!!!!
  17. Re: Tyres, Mags and Rims: Trade, Buying, Selling, Swap, Give-away or whatever ....

    Thanx for the offer, Hartenbos is still a hang of a long way from Moorreesburg where the rims are.

    I would like them fitted by next weekend....I am going away with the trailer (for two weeks) on...
  18. Re: Tyres, Mags and Rims: Trade, Buying, Selling, Swap, Give-away or whatever ....

    Barto, thank you for the offer, but distances involved probably means it is not going to happen!! Finances and time make it unlikely, rims are heavy and will cost a fortune to send via courier

    I...
  19. Re: Tyres, Mags and Rims: Trade, Buying, Selling, Swap, Give-away or whatever ....

    I am looking for 3 x 17 inch steel wheels - 6 x 139.6mm PCD as the standard is on most Japanese 4x4s and bakkies. I have 15" rims and tyres on my trailer and I want to change to the same size as on...
  20. Re: Tyres, Mags and Rims: Trade, Buying, Selling, Swap, Give-away or whatever ....

    I am looking for 3 x 17 inch steel wheels - 6 x 149 PCD as the standard is on most Japanese 4x4s and bakkies. I have 15" rims and tyres on my trailer and I want to change to the same size as on my...
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    Re: Where SA cars end up

    Yes, you are correct, I goy my two sieries and their cars mixed up. Geoff helped Basil. I know fairly him well, we did some Classic Rallies together. He also has (or had?) a unique Fiat Dino (with...
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    Re: Where SA cars end up

    That was possibly R28,000, not R1,800.When Alfa Romeo left the country, the 3.0 GTVs were priced R29,495 in 1983 and R33,490 in 1984. (as per my 1985/86 Auto Data Digest)

    I bought my Alfetta 2000...
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    Re: Where SA cars end up

    No Local development, by Geoff Mortimer. I know him well. It was built for the local Manufacturers Challenge. Any locally built body with any motor from the same stable, but costs killed it.

    The...
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    Re: Wireless Caravan Camera

    I AGREE
    My TPMS always has one or more tyre not showing the pressure due to Bluetooth signal being problematic.....
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    Re: Wireless Caravan Camera

    I have rigged my Patrol for camping and it is done so that my rear view mirror now just shows the fully packed back shelf.

    While not blue-tooth, I fitted a second camera on the back of the vehicle...
  26. Re: Tyres, Mags and Rims: Trade, Buying, Selling, Swap, Give-away or whatever ....

    Take them to an engineering works or a mag repair workshop and have the centres opened up to your required size.

    I have done it with two sets of wheels for my Patrols. The standard on most mags...
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    Re: Terrano vibration

    Dawid Volschenk in Bela Bela that has the Patrols Scrap yard, seems to be starting with Terranos as well. Just last week on the PATROL River Trip he told me that he got two in the week before, and he...
  28. Re: Tyres, Mags and Rims: Trade, Buying, Selling, Swap, Give-away or whatever ....

    Hi Theuns SJ, are those two mags still available and how much do you want for them (each)?

    Do you know their centre bore size? I ideally need the centre bores to be 110mm. I may be interested, but...
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    River trip with the Patrol Club.

    Rumor has it that the group will be around 50 vehicles......

    Packed and ready to leave Thursday morning. First at ATKV Eiland and then 5 nights in Kruger...
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    Re: The 2021 Official 4x4 Community River Trip!!!

    Our two undercover agents in the group. They will give us feedback when we meet in the river ,and after the trip.....
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    Re: Wild camping: wat is dit?

    Sorry,

    Second CORRECTION GUYS!!

    Glamping = INDIVIDUAL LOCKABLE PRIVATE BATHROOM AND KITCHEN AREA WITH ELECTRIC GEYSER PER STAND, LARGE CAMPGSITES, & Green lawn, 220v, shops, entertainment AND...
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    Re: Wild camping: wat is dit?

    CORRECTION GUYS!!

    INDIVIDUAL LOCKABLE PRIVATE BATHROOM AND KITCHEN AREA WITH ELECTRIC GEYSER PER STAND, LARGE CAMPGSITES, & Green lawn, 220v, shops, entertainment AND SWIMMING POOL
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    Re: Kgalagadi Camps - One vehicle Maximum?

    That is the max allowed in any and all Botswana National Parks. Those are not SANPARKS numbers
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    Re: Kgalagadi Camps - One vehicle Maximum?

    Two years ago we had 2 vehicles. The booking confirmation said a 2nd car will raise an extra fee.

    When I asked how much extra that would be, I was told it is not an issue, we won't be charged for...
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    Re: Wild camping: wat is dit?

    Ek stem daarmee saam, maar dan moet die kampe vergenoeg uitmekaar wees waar ek die ander kampeerders nie kan hoor nie. Om hulle te kan sien, is aanvaarbaar. Ek sal skat so 100m van mekaar af. R200...
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