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    Re: Sad Day. Seems My D2 might be a write-of...

    Broaden your search a bit, try the likes of Landy Guru in the Cape and Gateway in Wellington, it may be worth the extra distance.
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    Re: Sad Day. Seems My D2 might be a write-of...

    Seems fair, he bent it so he can help mend it...
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    Re: Tie in Hook/Bolt

    I saw some of the eyebolts like that second one at Bright's in Montagu Gardens.
    TopFast in Paarden Eiland will also have them.
  4. Re: Ford X-flow Head and Weber DCOE Restoration

    As a rule of thumb, an engine with an aluminium head should handle lead free fuel in standard form because the seat inserts would be the correct grade steel, while a cast head would use the parent...
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    Re: HELP! Land Rover wont go into gear

    Is the pedal in any way spongy or not feeling right? If so, it may be your master or slave cylinder, but my money will be that Disco Frans has nailed the cause.
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    Re: Intake port polish

    Ja, maar nie n emmervol nie....;D;D
  7. Series III Re: Another Series 3 rebuild - help & advice needed

    Contact Gary Frank, his number is in the name section of his posts, he will sort you out.
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    Re: Trailer with no papers

    I'd think in that case with NO PAPERS AT ALL, it'd be a matter of registering as a new purchase.
    Call the local office to be certain, but I'd think a receipt that you bought it from XYZ with the VIN...
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    Re: Fugard's 4HP22 overhaul thread

    Contact LDR, they sold me a complete 4HP24 with torque converter and transfer case for R6500 and they had some 22s there as well. OK, this was in CT, but they have a Joburg area branch too.
  10. Defender Re: Vents on bonnet to cool down under bonnet temperature

    Wrapping and heat shielding will definitely help a lot.

    Water injection, my understanding of it is that it is used to cool the intake charge and thus boost power output. This should mean MORE heat...
  11. Defender Re: Vents on bonnet to cool down under bonnet temperature

    I read somewhere that somebody had used roofing Flashband as underbody insulation and claimed a noticeable difference.
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    Re: Suzuki Morris Minor

    Yes, that is really nicely done!
    Usable, yet radical enough to get the purists in a full-blown frothy!;D
    I like!!
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    Re: Fugard's 4HP22 overhaul thread

    Is the Disco 2 box not electronic controlled? will be easier from a wiring/ECU point of view to get existing bits.
    Please take LOTS of pics, I plan on rebuilding my spare P38 box. Even if you don't...
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    Re: CPT: Reducing Trailer GVM

    Take a wander down to the Civic Centre, bypass that ridiculous queue that runs across the foyer and ask the bloke at the door to speak to a Supervisor about a technical question.

    I was there a few...
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    Re: Why do people do this with tralies?

    Yup, the old man had a Chev Apache and when he replaced it with his Swaer's one, the tralies stayed with the farm truck and were NOT sold. I remember around 4 tollies on the back and sheep/goats,...
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    Re: White metal casting for restoration

    Aside from the volume of White Metal you'd use, would a solid casting without the centre core not solve your entrapped air problem?
    Then, bung it in a lathe and drill it through.
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    Re: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    Looks like you have become the victim of the pinched or incorrectly seated O-ring phenomenon.
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    Series III Re: Synchronize Twin SU Carbs on Series 3 R6

    Have a read here..
    https://sucarb.co.uk/technical-carburetter-maintenance-settings-hif
  19. Discovery 4 Re: Looking for a recommendation for an excellent LR Indie in Cape Town

    There's 4SHAW at 30 Stella Cove in Montagu Gardens who is ex Roverland, he shares the premises with JLR Spares run by Dave, also ex Roverland.
    Both worth supporting, IMO.
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    Re: Torque(Nm) and power(kW)

    "If you've ever tried to understand the difference between horsepower and torque, you've likely come across this silly expression:

    "Horsepower is how fast you hit the wall, torque is how far you...
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    Re: large fitted sheets

    My wife says to try @Home and Loads of Linen, and possibly Miss Lyn if you need them special sized.

    Henk's offer seems to be a good one, at least it stays in house.
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    Re: White metal casting for restoration

    My Brain just gave me a slap about the lughole at your question...

    A while ago, I acquired a parallel twin head Kellogg compressor that had run it's main bearings for the princely sum of nothing...
  23. Re: Inserting PVC pipes through the wall of a plastic barrel

    Try Cape Town Rubber in Paarden Eiland as well.
  24. Defender Re: copy tuning data map failure / check sum / 2002 110 TD5

    Is your battery in good shape?
    Most Nanocom hiccups are power related, or a dicky connection to the OBD connector.
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    Series II Re: My next project......

    That on an MGB V8 manifold, maybe.
    https://thumbs.worthpoint.com/zoom/images1/360/0411/14/mgb-gt-v8-carbs-manifold-twin-su-hif6_360_7dfc29498dd91bf78f104fe2e644b7fb.jpg

    or, just relocate the SUs,...
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    Re: square rod to normal pitch

    Call around the usual suspects, BoltFast, Fowkes Bros, Top Fast etc and see what they say.

    If they don't have and it's so hard to do, pay some other sucker to sukkel turning it for you.
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    Re: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    Eisch, that's not good at all.
    Hope you get sorted soon.
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    Series II Re: My next project......

    NO! A thousand times, NO!
    Philistine.

    Put power bulges in your bonnet if you have to, but keep it original.
    Something like this......
  29. Thread: Porsche Kombi

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    Re: Porsche Kombi

    I met a guy in Nigeria who had a 21 window Kombi with a Porker turbo motor in it.
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    RangeRover Re: What have you done with you done with your P38

    Spoil sport...;D
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    Re: Small scale pumped hydro electricity

    Go to turbulent.be for an interesting idea that uses a stream's flow to generate. They look like they could be easily stack-able one below the next if the space is available.
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    Re: Good quality every day handyman toolset

    My work travel box is a Pelican case that I set up to my specs.
    It has metric and inch 1/4" sockets, swivel, shallow and deep.
    3/8'' sockets
    1/4 and 3/8 extensions, ratchets and power bar...
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    RangeRover Re: What have you done with you done with your P38

    You want mine?;D
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    Re: Decent topsoil and grass

    The grass mentioned above, for some reason, it was too big to post...
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    Re: Decent topsoil and grass

    Here is the one I am after, one of very few survivors in my little patch of mini-Sahel that the Esiotrot hasn't managed to nosh yet...

    Is this called Cynodon/Kaapse Fynkweek?
    I like look of...
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