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    8 cells x 1.2v = 9.6v, hence your fan is for a 9v...

    8 cells x 1.2v = 9.6v, hence your fan is for a 9v power supply. I think 12v will work, but the fan will be spinning faster than its intended speed. just keep an eye out for heat on the fan body.
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    Vitamax are great. but I agree that a good...

    Vitamax are great. but I agree that a good chinese alternative is often good enough. R&H Industrial in Galwa Park - Maitland is a great little shop for your welding needs. You can get some decent...
  3. I Recently put a spare on the Pajero DiD, it was...

    I Recently put a spare on the Pajero DiD, it was much smaller than the others. while driving the wife bumped the 4x4 shifter and somehow the car locked into 4hcl. We could not get it back out. The...
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    Ground Clearance is good for those serious 4x4's...

    Ground Clearance is good for those serious 4x4's however one more factor is the "Soft Spots" in the undercarriage. many off-roaders who are looking for a capable offroad vehicle for 10% of their...
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    Personally, I wouldn't even try solder on the...

    Personally, I wouldn't even try solder on the tank, Unless you mean the solder paste's, which doesn't really work,

    You can actually get tanks welded by professionals, whereby they clean out the...
  6. Made myself an immersion chiller from the...

    Made myself an immersion chiller from the standard plumbing grade copper tubing, I bought the thinner wall pipe from Brights and ended up bending the tubing myself.

    The process was a lot harder...
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    what do you need to do to the Disco? i would...

    what do you need to do to the Disco?

    i would assume Drawer systems , RTT etc.. Vs Trailer.

    well, the trailer option ends up really expensive, but convinient once you have it set up.

    on...
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    we have considerably softned the shocks on our...

    we have considerably softned the shocks on our SWB PAJ (The V6 Petrol). - i cant remember the shocks but i know that they have 3 or 4 settings and ours is on the 3rd softest...

    made a great...
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    Will you consider the Pajero io, the Wife...

    Will you consider the Pajero io,

    the Wife has had one for 6 years, in that time there have been absolutetly no engine faults or errors, ( only the aircon needed servicing).

    the vehicle has...
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    Just got a LED Lenser Torch.. Mine is the M1...

    Just got a LED Lenser Torch..

    Mine is the M1 ( takes the small CR123 battery) it measures 5cm long by 1.5 wide.. and thows more light than my 2million candle power spot.. i cant believe it..
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    a slightly different question. We have a NL...

    a slightly different question.

    We have a NL system. and, if using the fridge off the correct power points ( connected to the Aux battery). the sytem will use the auxillary battery first, then...
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    HI.. I remember 2 years ago december in...

    HI..

    I remember 2 years ago december in Moz... was in a tent then... man it was so hot there was no escape!

    since then i have been looking to get a nice rechargable fan..

    they have a...
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    wow, that thing looks heavy-duty... i assume its...

    wow, that thing looks heavy-duty... i assume its made to be towed by a Landy... The Alu is a nice idea just expensive. i used 2mm plate, its strong enough, however any corners will bend easily so all...
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    i have looked into some of the fridge idea's......

    i have looked into some of the fridge idea's... the only thing is that the Danfoss is quite expensive ( around R2000)... plus your other components... i know engel makes a small 6-pak fridge, dont...
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    Yes, the lights are a sealed unit. completely...

    Yes, the lights are a sealed unit. completely water tight.
    i called the distributor, they said they have installed it into many boat trailers.
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    quite a strange design on your fridge slide? is...

    quite a strange design on your fridge slide? is that your own design? looks really impressive! does it work well?

    an interesting thing with a drawer is the height, i know in the back of a 4x4 you...
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    Lepogo, the trailer has 3-Way LED Lights. Amber...

    Lepogo, the trailer has 3-Way LED Lights.
    Amber for the indicators, Dim red for lights and bright red for Stop.. Apparently you dont need reverse lights on the trailer.

    i bought the lights from...
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    Hi All. Thought i would show progress on my...

    Hi All.

    Thought i would show progress on my trailer.
    Went for a short bush trip over the new year, towed like a dream. tho, i will still add shocks and remove a blade from the suspension.
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  19. Thread: Pajero iO

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    the wife has the 1.6 3 door. its a petrol engine...

    the wife has the 1.6 3 door. its a petrol engine that reminds me of the toyota 1600 (unstoppable)... we have been on numerous trips to ponta malongane, ( twice with loaded venter trailer.. also have...
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    Sticky: just came over this manufacturer. (look at 4x4...

    just came over this manufacturer.
    (look at 4x4 range)

    http://www.travellighttrailers.co.za
  21. Thread: Malongane

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    I often stay at the ponta malongane campsite... ...

    I often stay at the ponta malongane campsite...

    we always dring the water there.. no funny taste, no side effects :), showers are hot, and bathrooms are relatively well maintained ( sometimes...
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    If you have a trailer, then Yes to RTT... for the...

    If you have a trailer, then Yes to RTT... for the following benefits


    The tent is easy to put up
    RTTs's are durable, better than messing with finniky dome tents
    Feel safer at night
    If you...
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    As hard as i try, i cant seem to fault the...

    As hard as i try, i cant seem to fault the plastic table.
    i have a few, ranging from 1m x 1m to 1.3 x 2m
    also have the roll up aluminium slat one ( rolls up into a bag)

    i must say, that...
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    I agree with not using too high a capacity axle (...

    I agree with not using too high a capacity axle ( overkill)..

    on many configurations the axle beam is rated for a certain load and the springs another...

    Bakkie's with springs at the back...
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    hi. i am having trouble finding some nice...

    hi.

    i am having trouble finding some nice latches for my trailer door... ( the compression type) so that the door is squeezed against the frame.

    does anybody know where to find these?
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    I just have a few cheape types ( mostly bought at...

    I just have a few cheape types ( mostly bought at Mica) - stainless steel with carry bag.

    i find that that i can keep the contents warm for the amount of hours that most of the blogs here have...
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    hey... i am quite surprised with the overall...

    hey... i am quite surprised with the overall impression of the inverter type welders. here are my thoughts:

    I have many welders, but am no real fundi.. still learning the TIG process. Here are...
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    www.pioneerplastics.co.za apparently, some say...

    www.pioneerplastics.co.za

    apparently, some say you need to put a cap full of jic into per 100l of water to remove taste...
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    HI.. to re-enforce a trailer, you can add...

    HI..

    to re-enforce a trailer, you can add gussets to all the joints.. this would typically to reduce structural torsion and improve the strength, metal fatigue results when the steel bends...
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    Mica sells a multimeter for about R70.. i have...

    Mica sells a multimeter for about R70.. i have some expensive ones, and my cheapie is still my favorite!.

    also from what it sounds like, you may also have incorrect wiring in your trailer,...
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    the most important thing in my opinion is to...

    the most important thing in my opinion is to ensure that there is no twisting on your neon tow hitch... remember if the metal on the tow bar bends at all under the weight of the trailer you will be...
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    I have bought 3 benton's from Family Dog. looks...

    I have bought 3 benton's from Family Dog. looks exactally like the CTEK.

    they really work well, i have even pulled out some batteries that i replaced of some of the work vehicles and now charge...
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    Jambo, looks very nice! some questions. I...

    Jambo, looks very nice!

    some questions.
    I see you galvanised the chassis.. couldnt you find a place to galvanise the large shell, or did you just choose to paint.
    Also, on the Aluminium...
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    there are many considerations here. I am no...

    there are many considerations here. I am no expert, but i may prompt you with some questions ( then the Experts can give some advice)



    1. does your trailer have an independant frame that you...
  35. that site doesnt clarify enough for me. i...

    that site doesnt clarify enough for me.

    i have one of these, but mine is a 12v sealed battery, ( only 9ah), with 3v, 6v , 9v and 12v outputs. it also has a light on it..

    Black and decker...
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