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    National Luna Rattling sounds

    Hi,
    My NL twin fridge mechanics or compressor really rattles a lot more than I like and I am wondering if anyone else has solved this problem.
    I have checked the mounting pins and rubbers and the...
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    Re: Battery lifespan question

    Thanks for your replies.

    We know and have discussed things like number of discharge cycles, dod, temperature, years, and discharge rate in relation to battery life.
    I am trying to figure out if...
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    Battery lifespan question

    Hi Guys,

    What would you say is a reasonable lifespan for a Discover EV27 100Ah battery?

    I currently get a maximum of about 50Ahr from mine using my fridge as a realistic load and running the...
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    Poll: Re: What is overlanding?

    Simply put, overloading is taking your fridge for a long drive and successfully keeping it cold.
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    Re: FJ strange performance

    Hi Hennie,

    Thanks for the reply. Just for clarity, do you say this happened to your Suzuki or FJ?
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    Re: FJ strange performance

    I do have the long range tank but that was fitted 100 000kms back.
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    FJ strange performance

    Hi Guys,

    I have a standard FJ with 190000kms on the clock that is doing strange things.
    At about 3000rpm in 4th and pushing quite hard uphill it feels like there is a rhythmical surge of power...
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    Re: Goodwe Hybrid Inverter - Advice Needed

    Dammit, I just love this forum..!! Thanks for your reply Fluffy, I will send you a PM and swap emails then I can send a screen grab of the symptoms that explains things.
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    Goodwe Hybrid Inverter - Advice Needed

    Hello Guys,

    I have a GW5048-ES installed at my home in Johannesburg and am looking for a supplier with proper knowledge of the operating parameters and firmware upgrade procedures.

    The system...
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    Re: FJ Cruiser Pic Thread / Upgrades / Mods

    I moved my starter battery to the side near the reservoir and fitted a 100Ah battery into the original starter battery space.
    I found that the larger battery was causing the steering reservoir to...
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    Re: Kenya: On the roads less travelled

    Howzit,
    Thanks for this post, we really appreciated it and we're so inspired by it that we completed the southern section from Namanga to the coast yesterday.!
    Using a matchbox size map of your...
  12. Re: Kenya - New Customs Regulations regarding Foreign Vehicle Permits

    Thanks for this. I see that this notice is dated 2004.?
    i am returning to Nairobi tomorrow to resume our trip south and will update this with anything useful.
    i entered Kenya from Ethiopia via the...
  13. Kenya - New Customs Regulations regarding Foreign Vehicle Permits

    Hi All,

    Here is a link to the new foreign vehicle importation regulation coming into effect on 1 Jan 2018.
    ...
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    Ethiopia - Omo Valley violence.

    There is some disturbing news just in about violent attacks along the roads in the Omo valley.
    We have planned to cross from Ethiopia to Kenya down the west shore of Turkana in the next few days and...
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    Re: Lockable tiedowns and wheel nuts

    Thanks to y'all for the ideas. I did see the kanulock straps at 4x4mega today and they are priced way better than the Thule equivalent. But, I can buy a lot of chain or cable and a lock for the same...
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    Re: Lockable tiedowns and wheel nuts

    Hi, I tend to agree that chain is better as it can also be more easily stored and is useful for other repairs etc. All I want to avoid is opportunistic theft while parked.
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    Lockable tiedowns and wheel nuts

    Does anyone know where to source reinforced lockable tiedowns suitable for use on the roof rack. I plan to use these to secure an Oztent and a couple of ammo boxes. My spare tyre and jerry cans are...
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    Not-so-newbie

    Hi,

    New community member but certainly not new to this fantastic site. We returned recently from a flawless and less-planned 4 month trip around south-central africa thanks to the tips and good...
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