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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Uncle Bruce

    Give us your overall idea

    i.e - a wam bam thk you mam setup

    a 2 day setup with everything in its place

    or a duer mekaar do everything kind of setup
  2. Re: Problem with the aftermarket rear air coils in my Gen3 Pajero 3.2D

    That looks like the dunlop air helpers - the red colour is my cue

    I have them and am sure they where fitted by a crowd in Jet Park

    That was 10 years ago though
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    Re: Trip Report ó Strange days, empty land.

    Thks for the grass pic

    Surrounded by the bushveld it looked surreal back then
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    Re: Trip Report ó Strange days, empty land.

    Stayed at D'Urban last year this time

    Please post a pic of that patch of green grass next to the pool , pretty please

    Absolutely lovely place
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    Re: Corona Virus is over

    Back to the OP's trip

    Jhb to rakops is a fairly long haul for a day

    I leave PTA about an hour or so before sunrise as the first bit is on the double lane N1 so by the time I turn west it is...
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    Re: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    i meant registered as a 7 seater
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    Re: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    No
    my d1 is 7 seater
  8. Discovery 1 Re: HELP WHAT ARE THESE! Complete rebuild of Disco 1.

    In My D1 300 tdi I have the same unit as in pic 1 - same place as well

    Also not connected to anything

    So not V8 specific

    If that helps
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    Re: 300 tdi vacuum pump replacement- bad to worse

    My original vacuum pump on the 300tdi doesnt dump anything into the crankcase or anywhere else
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    Re: Disco 1 300tdi mileage

    Kudud

    The single best thing you MUST do is fit a madman

    Monitor EGT , water level, Water temp, Oil pressure and oil temp

    Mine has 800 k on it and I got it in 2003 with 100 k on the clock
    ...
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    Re: hunting vs camping in Botswana

    I have done the KD2 area quite a few times - except for the track thru kangwe pan - and my understanding is that no hunting was ever allowed on that track
    Kind of like a buffer zone between park...
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    Defender Re: 300Tdi injectors thread

    When I have taken mine out they just pull out - easy

    sometimes the copper washer at the bottom falls off then thats a bummer
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    Re: 300tdi ticking noise

    When going downhill - no accelerator - no fuel is being injected
    So motor is quieter - so maybe then noise becomes more apparent

    The other option is that your front prop uj is just starting to go...
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    Sticky: Re: WANTED thread for Land Rover parts & accessories:

    Yep they can- they just look ugly then

    A screwdriver and a bit of anger does it easily

    Put screwdriver thru the centre of the cap then rip it apart
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    Re: Lock down travels Botswana

    Good idea this

    I am going to say nxai pan waterhole - cause of the concrete and the zebra
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    Re: Some specific questions

    Trooper

    On my previous 2 December trips to ckgr - 2017 and 2018 I came in via the cutline from kang to xade gate and around the bottom of the cutline as it becomes the border to the park I...
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    Re: Some specific questions

    Trooper

    I remember driving through the middle of the village - It may not " look " like a typical hut system

    Would think that there were maybe 10 or 15 buildings - some prefab in nature

    Was...
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    Re: Insurgent push in Cabo Delgado

    Article from daily maverick

    just posting - seems to not be click-bait rubbish

    ...
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    Re: Some specific questions

    On b

    It is an 11 hour journey - bumpy - scratchy - not much game - lovely journey

    There is a campsite probably 4 hours out of khitse called bape - nothing more than a tree next to the track
    ...
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Land Rover here please

    JayB

    Do you remember the campsite number ?

    That very thick cement braai thingy is or was my aha moment to call piper 2
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Land Rover here please

    JayB

    That pic just says so much

    An absolute classic

    Was that Piper 2 campsite
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    Re: Tracks4Africa during COVID-19

    I get there promotional mail

    probably once a month and always end up reading the associated stories

    would have been 150 ronts but couldnt find my old details for being an old user
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    Re: Tracks4Africa during COVID-19

    Just got a mail that the t4a mapset is 300 ronts

    bloomin good deal compared to the normal price

    i am getting one
  24. Re: Flexopower Lithium444 - defective solar charging

    I missed that part about the on board mppt
  25. Re: Flexopower Lithium444 - defective solar charging

    That battery I think wants 14.2 v to start charging

    it also has an overcharge protection as I read it

    Am I missing something like that battery "pack" comes with its own built in solar charger ?...
  26. Re: Flexopower Lithium444 - defective solar charging

    What did the mppt provide

    i.e at the battery terminals
  27. Re: Flexopower Lithium444 - defective solar charging

    Do you know at what voltage the mppt unit was feeding the battery while using solar only

    I think that unit wants 14.2 v to start charging
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    Re: defender 300tdi flat spot or miss

    I installed a boost gauge while fault finding a running hot problem

    I took a bicycle valve - those long ones like the road cyclists use -

    Left a bit of the rubber around the base of the valve...
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    Re: defender 300tdi flat spot or miss

    This may help

    The other adjustment that can be made is a screw at the back of the pump - where the fuel pipes come out

    it has a lock nut on it so undo that
    turning it clockwise - from drivers...
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    Discovery 2: Re: Death Wobble - Disco 2

    This sounds like the classic death wobble caused only by the Panhard rod.
    Did you replace the bushes in the Panhard rod or just check them

    Replace bolts and nuts as well

    Get someone in the...
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    Re: ASPW on intercoolers....

    Fyko

    I thought I was over the top in terms of watching things on my D1 300 tdi

    This system will mean I will hardly ever watch the road in front

    The pressure and temp inserts into the various...
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    Defender Re: Itís my Defender 90 2.8 thread

    On my D1 300 tdi - OK so not same vehicle - but close

    The drivers side front spring was a good 10 mm longer when compared to the passenger side - this was out of the vehicle on the floor

    I...
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    Re: Electrician Sign Off Cost

    As far as I am aware

    A new COC isnt just for the solar addition part
    It is for the whole building again

    So the person issuing the COC is signing the entire building off not just the changes
    ...
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    Re: Angola Trip Report December 2019

    My takeaway from this trip report is

    I thought you couldn't do doodsaker without a registered guide at a fair cost

    Then you couldn't fish at the mouth without 700 permits

    Now I last looked...
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    Re: Angola Trip Report December 2019

    Barry

    A brilliant report
    Kind of "I was there behind you" report

    I have a D1 300 tdi - your defender is also a 300 tdi ?

    Have played on a couple of beaches in the waterline like you did and...
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