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    Re: Disco 4 - lost remote key

    The car remote company in Terrace road Edenvale will definitely be able to help. Have seen some of the roving vans that do it as well.
  2. Thread: Audi for sale

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    Re: Audi for sale

    I had an Audi A6 allroad. Also in pristine condition. No would even give me the time of day for it. WBC were ridiculous with their price for it. Eventually sold it to Lisa bank. Wont tell you what I...
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    Re: Disco 4 - lost remote key

    There is a company in Terrace road near Fahrenheit restaurant on side that does car key remotes. Had mine tested there. Unfortunately dont have their number but I'm sure if you use Google maps you...
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    Re: Trailer Brake System

    I did my caravan myself when I had it. My big trailer has run up brakes and has done a couple of trip around country and Namibia was never a problem. Had possibly replace/ relined shoes once. When...
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    Re: Hilux ABS problem

    I'm not being sarcastic or anything. Used this myself from time to time. My Prado gets used in DAC mode from time to time going downhill needless to say it exercises the ABS quite a bit. My common 2...
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    Re: How are all you Vaalies who are off grid doing?

    This is third of this type of system installed. First was a repair reinstall after "location donation" Also 40 panel system with 2 inverters and 1 controller. Grid tied.
    Second system was domestic...
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    Re: Hilux ABS problem

    As most of driving these days is tar roads and ABS seldom gets used thus it sometimes acts up due to lack of use. Try taking a good sand road and stomping on the brakes to lock up wheels. ABS should...
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    Re: How are all you Vaalies who are off grid doing?

    This basically an overview of what is going to house and batteries etc.
    SMA system with 40 panels and 2 sunny boy 6Kva inverters and 2 sunny island 6Kva controllers. 5 Bhz batteries and 6Kva...
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    Re: How are all you Vaalies who are off grid doing?

    Just finished installing the last of the panels on this site. Been off grid since mid July.
  10. Re: Anyone tried repairing NL fridge controller?

    To prevent surges and spikes after a load shedding hout I've installed a delay timer into my db Board. This let's the power come on and after 3 minutes it closes a contactor that let's power through....
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Ford / Mazda here

    This is my work horse doing its thing again. Taking Swambo's Audi to indie as its throwing its toys out the cot.
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Ford / Mazda here

    This my work horse doing its thing again. Swambo's Audi throwing its toys out the cot. Taking it to India to give it a hiding.
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    Ford & Mazda Re: 2004 Mazda Drifter Alarm Diagram

    Hi my 2003 Mazda control module packed up and got a replacement with key unit from scrapyard. Fitted and used remote section on the front key portion that fits locks. Had no wiring changes....
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    Re: Trailer plug wiring

    I have posted this in another thread a while back already. Had to redo tail lights on boat trailer and got LED versions. Wrapped wire together soldered and put tape oner joint. Once all connections...
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    Re: Lead acid minimum charge current

    I taken a 12 adaptor unit that has variable settings from 3 to 12 volt. Hard wired it to 12 volts and to the cable with plug off. Fitted 2 screw terminals on it. When open circuit it puts out about...
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    Re: Trailer plug wiring

    If you want I have a piece of cable PM me if you want.
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    Re: Anderson Plug Crimping Tool

    Typical connection that Nigerians would make and buy I've seen some crazy connection they make
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    Re: 2012 Fortuner Auxiliary Battery Tray

    Hi I've cut 75 x 25 tubing on opposite corners and used it to make a battery bracket for my Prado. Have added plate underneath it to bolt to existing holes on engine compartment.
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    Re: Vehicle with off road trailer recovery

    I had a load bed full of tools and materials. If you have a winch mounted up front and end up with your nose in the drink your winch is useless. As long as you have stamina you can pull tirfor out...
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    Re: Vehicle with off road trailer recovery

    I did extensive travelling in Namibia with heavy double axle trailer. If I got stuck part of my tools at the time was a tirfor with slings, shackle etc. This was the easiest way of recovery in any...
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    Re: Cigarette Lighter - Hella Plug

    Change to a Brad Harrison type plug and make sure you have decent size wire to carry current. Nuff said.
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    Re: Spot Light Advice

    The Hella comet 700ff are 218mm diameter and make daylight. Used them in Namibia when traveling in the darkest of night and it was daylight. When travelling on roads the oncoming traffic used to...
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    Re: Prado 120 - living with and little fixes

    Due to the weight of spare wheel on rear door there is a bit of wear on hinges. Make yourself a 2mm alu sheet spacer that you fit between door and hinge. Will lift the door to accommodate sag. While...
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    Re: Spot Light Advice

    My Safari that I had I had a,set of Hella 7000 on and they made daylight at night. On Land cruiser I had same. Now my Prado doesnt see so good at night, will fit a nudge bar on it to put a set of...
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    Re: 1 Tonner 2.4 2wd Clutch

    What vehicle is this you having problems with
  26. Thread: Stahlwille

    by Wylie E
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    Re: Stahlwille

    3m make a kit if you have to fix cables that are underground or in wet conditions. They supply a ferrels for joining cables and tape or sleeving to insulate. then there is aplastic form you clip over...
  27. Re: Second Engine Replacement Required for Ford Ranger less than 3 years?

    My son wrecked the engine in his Polo some years back. Got an import engine from one of the importers. Had it fitted and eventually sold with it. Must admit the 2 liter on 1600 gearbox went like snot.
  28. Thread: Stahlwille

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    Re: Stahlwille

    Hi it nice to hear how we have people who gift one another. Put good thoughts forward and make us feel good. Thanks to all on the forum that make this possible in the short time we have on this...
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    Re: Electronics 101 on a trailer

    If you out camping and not listening to nature you missing the whole point. The pollution of society has no place in nature.
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    Re: Pipes connecting radiator to reservoir

    Your best bet to both in thread is to wash rinse radiator and engine with heater on full. Then fill 50 50 with antifreeze or coolant additive and water. Repeat after a week or so till most of rust/...
  31. Thread: Stahlwille

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    Re: Stahlwille

    Ha ha jup I have son who is now starting out himself. Uses my tools. I lo and behold gave him a brand new gedore set like mine including jointing resin inlay. Hope he takes care of it like I did...
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    Re: Anderson Plug Crimping Tool

    Hi guys I have a hex crimped as I put up early in the thread. 2 different sizes can crimp cables from 6mm to 150mm. I also have HD soldeting iron and heat shrink for the job. Should any of you in...
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    Re: Stahlwille

    When I got mine I flipped plastic form over and filled with jointing resin you get for fixing cables. The plastic is long gone but resin lasts the age. This and all the extras in it as well.
  34. Thread: Stahlwille

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    Re: Stahlwille

    You get different people swear by different brands. H ere is my Gedore set that is over 30 years old and still does duty for me. Have changed 1 or 2 sockets as others wore out.
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    Re: Portable Lithium Box

    I have built an off grid solar system that has 2 x 6Kw inverters and to 6Kw controllers and although the system has earth points on all equipment, it is required that neutral is tied to PE (potential...
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