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    Re: Fortuner 4.0 V6 - Decat

    The thing is "how" you do the de-cat.
    Some companies completely remove the cat. When you do this you need to install "foolers".
    Other companies, just remove the cat pipe section, remove the...
  2. Thread: Navara" kook "

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    Re: Navara" kook "

    Ai man.
    Probeer maar vir Gerhard van Automax, of Bosch Service in Blackheath.
    Hy ken van Nissan en al sy skete!!!
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    Re: Petrol na 12v power supply

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQiLKdv67FE

    Should work :)
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    Re: Hard ride on gravel

    Put some weight in the back.
    You need at least 100kg or so.
    2 bags of cement or couple of bags of feed.
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    Re: Engine conversions??

    I think in the "old" days conversions was not that complicated, as most things were purely mechanical.

    These days with the millions of electronic devices and controllers, the story is way more...
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    Re: Deep cycle batteries

    It is not recommended, but if you do it for a short time for emergency, it should not hurt.
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    Re: Fibre Glass or Metal canopy?

    Was also thinking about getting a new shiny canopy to exchange for my fiberglass one.

    Question is, which one weigh the least???

    Regarding cracking loadbins, I think in the past more money was...
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    Re: Royal 102AH Battery life expectancy

    Correct.
    With Lithium batteries, the battery has an internal BMS (Battery Management System) that controls all the functions like charging current and discharge levels and over/under voltage...
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    Re: Small generator with auto switch on

    Just double check your inverter.
    Many of them is too sensitive for small generators where the voltage or frequency is not electronically regulated.
    You can connect a battery charger to the genset...
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    Re: navara engin swap.

    Jislaaik, nou is jy baie lus vir werk!!!
    Is jou huidige ene 4x4?
    Auto of manual?

    Jy wil nou ook van diesel na petrol toe gaan?

    Eerlik waar, dit gaan amper goedkoper wees om n petrol auto te...
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    Re: Royal 102AH Battery life expectancy

    These 105/102AH batteries is normally rated 300 cycles.
    So, if they in use on a daily basis, then just about a year will be good.
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    Re: Tent for Skeleton Coast

    Yea, I have the 3x3.
    It is a great tent, but impossible to do on your own.
    Great for longer stays.

    If you doing a quick trip where you move site every day, 2 smaller 2.5x2.5 would be much...
  13. Re: Buying advice: +150k km, 2nd hand, 5-seater softroader

    Volvo XC90 is brilliant all rounder.
    Audi and BMW have very nice station wagons in Europe.
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    Re: Small scale pumped hydro electricity

    Very interesting concept and idea's.

    If you do go for hydro, what is the plan with the "used" water?

    I always like the idea of going simple for remote operations.
    Personally I would do a solar...
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    Re: Hoeveel weeg j kombinasie?

    Ok, maar dan is jy mos nie meer legal op n EB lisensie nie?
    Max GVM is 3500kg, en dit is mos vir die hele kombinasie.

    Ek moet ook maar vra, want ek sleep ook.
    So elke part van jou kombinasie is...
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    Re: Hoeveel weeg j kombinasie?

    Sorry, ek verstaan nie lekker nie.
    Jy se die Gwagon was 2520 en die trailer was 2200?
    Of is dit net die Gwagon alleen op 2520?
    So jy het nie die hele kombinasie geweeg nie?
  17. Thread: The NEW Navara

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    Re: The NEW Navara

    Does the Amarok have a diff lock?
  18. Re: Can't believe they sell this to people who are not trained.

    Guys, what nobody tells you is that with the pressure in this bottle, you cannot go lower than say 6 meters anyway.
    I think this puts you in the no danger zone.

    You also get a mobile unit. I...
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    Re: Inverter working or not

    Well, it depends on how your system and inverter is configured.
    I suspect you might be in UPS mode now, so solar will be used to keep battery charged.
    Only once you lose mains supply, will the...
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    Re: Power loss + high fuel usage

    Very interesting problem indeed.
    I have never heard of a diesel misfiring???
    Does it not work with compression?
    So if there is misfire, it is either fuel issue, heat or compression?
    So if fuel...
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    Re: Alarm system for solar panels

    Yes, this is so sad.
    We had remote towers on Tygerberg hill that was also prone to theft.

    At some stage we cast the solar panels in solid concrete blocks. That helped, but then the used rocks to...
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    Re: solar panel frame build..

    If you not looking to use off the shelf mounting structures, use Unistrut.
    It is an approved mounting method for electrical equipment and is also galvanized, so should last a long time.
    The normal...
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    Re: Pathfinder Starting Issues

    Ok, I know I have a petrol, but perhaps similar issue?
    Also had this exact same problem.
    Looked at many many things. Eventually it was traced to a cam sensor.
    There is a cam sensor for each cam...
  24. Thread: Navara" kook "

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    Re: Navara" kook "

    @tocin, jammer om the hoor man.
    Daai is nou inderdaat nie lekker om te hoor nie.

    Het self noudie dag beitjie issues gehaad. Ding het net gaan vrek vir geen rede nie.
    Na 15 secondes se swaai toe...
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    Re: Foldable Solar Panels DIY?

    Nope, I think everybody just does what suits them best. There is no difference in the power delivery.
    Some just like a suitcase better than a plastic bag.

    2 loose panels work great if you have...
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    Re: Foldable Solar Panels DIY?

    @kamakazi , for that size I would try Solarsolved.
    80W to 100W is problematic to find now.
    Just make sure you have enough space for that 220W unit.
    I first had a very nice 260W panel for my...
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    Re: Foldable Solar Panels DIY?

    Large panels is going for around R4 per Watt currently.
    If you pay more than R10 per Watt for small panels, they ripping you off big time.
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    Re: Hoe groot AH Battery

    Ek het so tyd terug ook met die vraag gespeel.
    Ek het toe my 2 fridges opgestart en bietjie gemeet wat hulle trek.

    Die 80L Waeco het 330wh getrek op -15 en 170wh op Zero.
    Die 40L National Luna...
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    Re: Best suited ground tent type - strong winds

    I try to park my car or bakkie in such a way to break the wind.
    You can even anchor the tent to the car, just remember to untie a gain before driving :)
    Canvas is much heavier but do not flap as...
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    Re: Evacuated tubes vs plate

    Hahaha, so let me throw a spanner in the works...
    I have both Solar PV, EV Tubes and 2 x Flat Plates.

    To use PV panels just for water heating is not worth it in my mind.
    I would rather then...
  31. Thread: Trailer bounce

    by Wetkit
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    Re: Trailer bounce

    I know you said running low pressure on the tires, but how low?
    For that weight and those tires I would go 0.8 bar.
    Also note that the axle seems to be more towards the back of the trailer, so...
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    Re: Pre-heating water going INTO gas geyser

    If you gas geyser can regulate the water temperature automatically, it should not be a problem.
    If however it is the older type, you would be able to hurt yourself if the water is too hot.
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    Re: Advice needed - inverter connection

    Ok, so 300w / 12V = 25 Amp.
    For that a 4mm cable would be more than enough, even at 2m or longer.
    The standard BH connector would be 100% fine.
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    Re: I don't like NP300

    So why not turn up the torsion bars n notch or 2?

    I must say the NP300 looks much better with the 6 spoke wheels than those 4 spoke numbers.
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    Re: Stretcher legs/ feet tent floor protection

    Best of all!!!
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