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    Re: Window Install

    I know of a VERY nice Blackbird for sale in PE if you are interested.
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    Re: Aftermarket tyre pressure monitoring system

    Those are not internal sensors. Those sensor are attached to the valve stem. Not a good idea off-road.
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    Re: Aftermarket tyre pressure monitoring system

    Yes, I have one and they are brilliant. However, you can deal directly with Ridwan at Steel-mate. https://www.steel-mate.co.za/ You will get a much better deal R2100.00) and Ridwan is super helpful.
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    Re: Classic Land Cruisers

    This pic reminds me of my younger days. This is how I grew up, and the '74 FJ45 was the first vehicle I ever drove, at the age of 10. I could not look over the steering so looked under/through it....
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    Re: Discovery V8 mysterious engine noise

    What about the clutch release bearing? Does the noise sound different or the pitch change when you depress the clutch?

    Remember that your input shaft of the gearbox will spin even when the box is...
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    Re: Running a 3-phase machine on 220 via a VFD

    That is a similar unit that I am using to drive my milling machine. Mine is just 380V out instead of 220V.

    I have never dealt with "Reliable Store", but they do appear to be local and I see they...
  7. Re: Three phase Qualters and Smith Power Hacksaw (Donkey Saw) Restoration

    Awesome job, Smous! I love seeing old tools like this brought back to life.

    Just one thing I noticed. I am assuming that the blade cuts on the backward stroke ie. the teeth of the blade face the...
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    Re: Running a 3-phase machine on 220 via a VFD

    A VFD will only work on a Delta configured motor.

    I will repeat my post from earlier.

    "Be VERY careful when buying a VFD. You get many variations of them, so make sure you get the correct one....
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    Re: Running a 3-phase machine on 220 via a VFD

    Just note that your first link is not a PortaPack. That is LP gas with Oxygen.

    Refilling the PortaPack is not an issue with Afrox. It amount to a straight swap of cylinders with no rental...
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    Re: Best Marker for Metal ?

    You beat me to it! I have a few of those and they work brilliantly. It takes real effort to remove the lines from these silver markers.

    The only downside of them is that the tip is very soft, so...
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    2000 LC 100 ABS Pump

    A friend of mine has an issue with the ABS on his 2000 100 Series VX.

    Everything in fine until he applies the brakes for the first time. Warning lights come on, and then he has to pull over, go...
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    Re: New workshop extension

    Although physical work on the project has stopped for a bit, I have slowly been gathering the material need to complete it. It was always going to be a work in progress job, so, between taking time...
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    Re: Running a 3-phase machine on 220 via a VFD

    Plunger was referring to the link to the VFD on wish.com, not to Neels!
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    Re: Running a 3-phase machine on 220 via a VFD

    Yes, it can be done, but be VERY careful when buying a VFD. You get many variations of them, so make sure you get the correct one.

    The one in the link above is an XSY-AT1, 220V single phase in...
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    Defender Re: Rear Diff leak, how bad

    Agreed, that is the seal that's leaking. Most difficult part of the job is removing the flange that the drives shaft mounts to.

    Before removing it though, check to see whether you have any...
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    Re: Removing foreign paint from duco.

    Most of the modern water-based ducos on cars are immune to a wipe with thinners. That would most likely remove what looks like road marking paint without affecting the clearcoat.

    I recently had...
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    Sticky: Re: Cell Phone Camera Photo's - PLEASE contribute

    https://i.imgur.com/Yqfg04L.jpg
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    Re: Ammo Box Sizes

    Thanks DC Polokwane! These will actually work.

    6 of these can replace the 4 standard ammo boxes, and will fit in the available space.
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    Ammo Box Sizes

    Are there any "ammo boxes" that are slightly smaller than the standard 4X4Megaworld/Outdoor Whorehouse/Safari4X4/4X4Direct/Tentco boxes?

    This appears to be all that is available.

    615822
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    Re: Toyota dash switches

    The easiest is to wire a relay that is triggered by the brights. Then simply pull up to the gate/door and flash your lights.
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    Re: How will you bend a 22mm alu pipe.

    That is not really a bend, more of a curve. I would suggest finding someone with a roller and roll that curve into it. Anything else is going to create a very uneven curve. This is what you need. ...
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    Re: Dielectric Grease. Where to buy?

    Fuchs sell it.
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    Re: Long range tank problems LC 76 wagon

    The last long range tank I saw installed, they removed the upper rails (77133 & 77134 in the diagram above) as well as the straps. The tank was then mounted using the same holes as the upper rails,...
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    Re: Baviaans Route Advice (Des 2021)

    What he said, except for the Padlangs lunch. You would have to get there at 10:00 to be on the road again by 15:00. My wife and I stopped there 2 weeks ago for brunch. I ordered a burger, my wife...
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    Re: Canon 5D lens?

    The 17-40 most certainly will! :)
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    Canon 5D lens?

    I am on the hunt for a lens for my 5D. Wide angle with a bit of zoom, something like a 24-105.

    Anyone have something like this they are willing to part with? Needs to be full frame.
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    Re: Mosselbaai - moet ek Bettie saamnooi??

    Uniondale to Mossel Bay
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    Mossel Bay to Keurbooms
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    And here's a lekker day trip for when you're feeling brave! ;D
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    Re: Mosselbaai - moet ek Bettie saamnooi??

    ..........Is it worth it to take Bettie my old XT with?? Yes!

    1) On a trailer, they can sommer drop me off at Uniondale or something, and I'll then ride from there, exploring a bit. Yes!

    2)...
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    Re: Refurbishing mag rims - DIY

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4WafBdJzBA
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    Re: Refurbishing mag rims - DIY

    Yes, I have done it before and yes, is is HARD work!

    Unfortunately I found that it was the clear coat that created the problem in the first place. Once moisture or salty air finds a pinprick chip...
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    Re: Torx XS 620 Carburettor Solenoid.

    Take the solenoid off and go to Midas. Ask them for a replacement. If they ask where it is from, plead ignorance. You don't know. Any sales assistant behind the counter worth his salary will take...
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    Re: Wrangler Crank shaft sensor

    That is on the end of the cam, so I would say Cam Position Sensor.

    IIRC the cam position sensor is on the back of the motor, left hand side, below the exhaust manifold.
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    Re: Landcruiser 76 Towbar

    No idea. It was on the vehicle when I purchased it. Will check though.
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    Re: Landcruiser 76 Towbar

    Mine has the removeable towbar, but no highlift points. It does have 2 recovery points/bridle eyes either side of the towbar though.
  35. Re: Touareg - dash lights up but engine doesn't swing

    The best way to isolate the problem is to check whether you have power going to the starter when it doesn't want to swing. i.e. hook up a multimeter black probe to GND and red probe to the fat...
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