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    Re: Marloth Park - security

    And I had the funds then and also did not buy. A dear friend of mine built his dream retirement place in Marloth Park. Damn I regret some things I did not do.....
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    Re: Camping Shower and Pump

    Me and Swambo
    - Echo Trailer 100 L
    - Patrol : if need be 4 x 25 L drums behind front seats on floor - they fit upright easily in all that leg-space

    Total 200 L - once done 12 days trip without...
  3. Re: Optimal solar panel for vehicle in long-term storage?

    Cute device

    But I do not believe this part:
    MAXIMUM POWER POINT TRACKING
    3 STAGE CHARGING


    Here is another one:
    https://www.bushpower.co.za/product/bushpower-pwm-bullet-10a-solar-regulator
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    Re: Camping Shower and Pump

    That's what the cheap loose 7Ah 12V battery is for

    Such as :
    https://www.batteryexperts.co.za/shop/12v-7ah/

    It weighs only 2kg
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    Re: Camping Shower and Pump

    I have various plugs on my trailer and Patrol. Plus I have 7Ah loose battery that I can connect at leisure...
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    Re: National Luna shrunk?

    Plastic coated wire baskets like those of Snomaster are just way better
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    Re: Camping Shower and Pump

    We do roughly the same - See my post #40
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    Re: Camping Shower and Pump

    I have a very simple portable system

    2 Galvanised builders buckets - sizes so that one fits inside the other
    1 small Cadac bottle with cooker top - the bottle and top fits into the smaller bucket...
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    Re: New Defender arrived today

    Can only imagine how difficult or near impossible it will be to kit that thing like Defender owners always did / wants to

    I am thinking engine bay and interior, not to even mention outside...
  10. Re: New SA bakkie on display in Nasrec - Brandt BRV

    ??????

    https://www.brandtbrv.com/m3-workhorse
  11. Fortuner Re: Just bought a Fortuner 4.0 4x4 auto at auction.

    I won't have the guts to try that....
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    Re: Liquid metal FE1 from Wurth

    I tried that once - did not work at all....maybe I just did not know the trick how.
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    Re: Second Battery

    To busy to respond fully now. Will do later. But that NL box at that price is simply a rip-off
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    Re: your experiences with a PortaPotti

    https://www.fiamma.co.za/10.Bi-Pot-Portable-Toilet-FIAMMA-Portable-Toilets.htm?prodSubCatID=61&prodCatID=37&prodID=861#productsWrap

    Try Fiamma. They sell the BiPot

    Also read post #7
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    Re: Amarok built by Ford

    Al wat ek kan sÍ is "O Frod" Volkswagen
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    Re: Best Bakkie for the farm? Advice needed

    Yip - nothing better

    Don't mind the kilo's they go forever and another owner after that as well
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    Re: What size fridge?

    Rather phone Snomaster directly and give them your dimensions

    Their website and brochures have serious copy/paste errors...I have pointed this out to them in the past but there are still errors.
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    Re: Trailer parking "jacks" to preserve tyres

    One can only lift one wheel at a time with those. Put both sides and the trailer will sway off sideways.

    Plus they are intended for use with the trailer hitched to the car,
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    Re: Best Bakkie for the farm? Advice needed

    Exactly why you should be careful what you buy - if it will be used by different people...

    If I have to give advice to the OP, see what the majority of the direct neighbours of the farm (in...
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    Re: Best Bakkie for the farm? Advice needed

    My 2c. We bought 6 Tata Xenons for a large construction site in 2008. They were all on the scrap heap by 2013.

    P.S. they operated on site only and never left Lephalale area..
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    Re: charging battery while driving

    In general those socktets can hanldle about 120W or 10A. Two 105Ah bateries at 50% discharge will draw way more than that, so no go.
  22. Re: Wait, what? Ford Ranger bakkie converted into mini-F-150 Raptor!

    Nice to make a SkopSkietDonnerVinnigRy flick and crash it in the end....
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    Re: Your Idea of a Beginner Overland Vehicle

    One thing to take in account

    A "beginner" overland driver (I was there also) will inevitably make mistakes that could easily cause great damage to Independent Suspension Parts.

    A Solid axle...
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    Re: NL fridge baskets

    I don't like those NL plastic baskets

    They waste a lot of space (just too much perimeter ventilation gap)

    But more so they are really sharp in some places and easily cause minor cuts to your...
  25. Re: Nissan Hardbody 3.0 16V Td Poor Acceleration

    Yip
  26. Re: Nissan Hardbody 3.0 16V Td Poor Acceleration

    Did not expect that you should have - just giving you some proof if/when a Mechanic starts quoting you ridiculous amounts
  27. Re: Wait, what? Ford Ranger bakkie converted into mini-F-150 Raptor!

    I will take those side mirrors please, as for the rest......sitting on my fingers
  28. Re: Nissan Hardbody 3.0 16V Td Poor Acceleration

    I did my Patrol TD42 compression test myself - 6 cylinders - 40min
    Includes removing air box,glow plugs and stuff in the way - test, fit glow plugs fit back Air box and everything else
  29. Re: Nissan Hardbody 3.0 16V Td Poor Acceleration

    Any decent Mechanic can do that with 1 hour labour charge.
  30. Re: Nissan Hardbody 3.0 16V Td Poor Acceleration

    Compression test done?
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    Re: your experiences with a PortaPotti

    I see they now have another product available:

    https://4x4direct.co.za/porta-potty-and-chemicals/9717-dometic-toilet-paper-4s.html
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    Re: Bronco, would you?

    To sell 20, maybe ? - no chance they will bring it in
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    Re: Best 4x4 tires for deep sand

    Yep

    Yokohama once had a series : Yokohama Super Diggers...haha
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    Re: your experiences with a PortaPotti

    A While back 4x4Direct was selling some fancy expensive imported supposedly "Quick Dissolving Toilet Paper"

    From what I understand the use of such is compulsory in RV'sin Europe

    It is 'n...
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    Re: Bakkie prices

    Times and comments like in this thread makes me glad I bought a NP300 D/C High Rider in 2012

    It's paid off
    Has no issues, runs like a dream
    Easy to service and maintain myself

    It is the local...
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