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    Lyk goed Henris !!
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    Puik.....
    Malcolm van Coller - retired 2013 but remained in Jhb area for now, moving to the West Coast, (bought a house in Vredenburg), once the wife retires end of 2023.

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    And today I am loading a fridge body, that used to live on a 4 ton truck. Going down to the KZN South Coast. I am estimating it at max 2 ton.

    But I will post some pics.

    I am visiting at my Mom for the day. So still here in Scottburgh.

    But this trailer is now a champion. Ran beautifully. Brakes are great. None of the steep declines were a challenge.

    Will see what I can load today in the line of pitchas.

    Just a quick clip. Sorry, was just on a cell phone. (The owner of the container took it.)

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    A quick run down to Nelspruit. Thanks Peter
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    Quote Originally Posted by Henris View Post
    A quick run down to Nelspruit. Thanks Peter
    Nice!

    Do you also pull the vehicle down on its own suspension?
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    Quote Originally Posted by KobusDJ View Post
    Nice!

    Do you also pull the vehicle down on its own suspension?
    No. I only secure the wheels. I rely on the cars suspension to help reduce the hammering the trailer takes.

    If you make the load rigid, it will kill the trailer on the very rough roads.
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    2.2 Ranger with a blown clutch. Towed for about 50km.
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    Rushing up to Matswere Gate to go fetch a trailer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Henris View Post
    Rushing up to Matswere Gate to go fetch a trailer.

    Henris?... a troopie ...Rushing Tisk Tisk
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hedgehog View Post
    Henris?... a troopie ...Rushing Tisk Tisk
    Well, the 1HDFTE motor makes that I can rush if I want. I just put in long hours and that way I cover a lot of distance, legally.
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    Got back last night from Bots with the rescued trailer.



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    From the client
    Hi Henri.
    May I add my thanks for fetching the trailer and for the professional manner in which you handled it.
    Kind regards



    And then I brought back a project from Hazyview.

    This is the one with the round windscreen.

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    In not to bad a condition. Now for some TLC
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    Well, this backyard piece of scrap is doing brilliantly. I love it.

    The brakes don't get hot.
    The bearings don't get hot.
    The tyres don't get hot.
    She runs true.
    Extremely stable.

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    Much earlier in the morning.



    I drove behind it for a few km. That combination is very stable.

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    Wats fout met die cruiser?

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    Quote Originally Posted by carlp View Post
    Wats fout met die cruiser?
    Die beige een - Rattekas.

    Die wit een - niks, hy is 110%

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    Quote Originally Posted by KobusDJ View Post
    Die beige een - Rattekas.

    Die wit een - niks, hy is 110%

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    Eina. Daai Cruiser plek in Mogoditshane nie opgewasse vir dit nie?

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    Nee. Hulle verkoop net parte. Meestal vir die 70/76 series.

    Daar is nie 'n oordentlike auto ratkas plek hier nie.
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    Went to collect a Nirvara 4l V6 in Ladysmith, quickly.

    Hopefully a Splitty Combi in Polokwane, on Monday.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Henris View Post
    Went to collect a Nirvara 4l V6 in Ladysmith, quickly.

    Hopefully a Splitty Combi in Polokwane, on Monday.
    A photo of the Splitty will be most welcome!
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    Saw this in the US and immediately thought of you. Maybe you should get a rig like this. Then you can recover anything...... Click image for larger version. 

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