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by ricster
06 Feb 2014 14:17
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Re: Manifold Wrap

Yeah the deflector plate will definitely work to assist feeding the hot air down and out under the chassis. I don't have the deflector plate as I bought mine with the branches and turbo already fitted. Alex, I would say it would be the best thing to do. I would be comfortable to wrap the exhaust fro...
by IanT
14 Feb 2014 13:30
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Re: Locking Nuts Question

Hi Alex Is this locking nuts for the rims you are talking about? If so the ones with a key for the spare work ok, but I would think that on the active wheels this would not be a good plan as they would fill up with mud/dust ect. Land Rovers come out with one lock nut on each wheel (different size an...
by Peter Connan
20 Jul 2014 19:45
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Re: Reduction gearboxes in the Hub

Just another thing I thought of, This is an extra gearbox per wheel Will that not increase the resistance and hence reduce the power to wheels? It will reduce power, but because of the gear ratios it will actually increase the torque at the wheels, depending on the ratio chosen. They usually use st...
by Kagiso II
27 Aug 2014 15:57
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Re: Crash-Boom-Tingeling

Lexi .. hier by die Chaina sjop naby ons is kompleet agterligte vir jou model Trol -- wat gemaak is vir LED liggies [vrek goedkoop] het gesien toe ek THOR gery het en paar goed daar wou aanskaf. [Laasjaar was onder R1,000 vir die twee .. kompleet ligte [lense, glas, draad .. ] Kom kuier - dan vat ik...
by Peter Connan
01 Oct 2014 19:20
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Re: Auxiliary Tanks

Alex, this whole issue is a tough one. I like long-range tanks. I think it is the best possible way to carry fuel, as it is low down (centre of gravity), out of the way and out of the cab (less risky/smelly. But one of my tanks leaks, and I have tried a number of times to find out where, to no affec...
by SJC
23 Jun 2015 08:29
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Re: River Trip 6-10 August 2015 AKA Die Groot Trek

Is anyone aware of biodegradable toilet paper yet? High time for such an invention. http://www.sustainable.co.za/green-home-48-pack-unbleached-toilet-paper-1ply-eco-home.html "After use, our product can be thrown into compost bins and will completely biodegrade into water, CO2 and healthy compost w...
by Wilkie
20 Jul 2015 13:04
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Re: Battery or alternator issue

is yours dbl v-belt or a single rib belt this alternator is a fong-kong aftermarket and fits almost perfectly on a 4.5tb,even the wires just clips in and is a 90 amp
autozone did sell them for R1000.00 :thumbup:
by JoshJ
01 Sep 2015 10:28
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Re: Would you drive with this tyre?

Alex, I just phoned the guy I always get tyres from. he gave me prices on 33 inch tyres that he has in stock. the size is 285/75/16. BF Goodrich KM2 - R3190 BF Goodrich A/T - R2990 Cooper ST MAXX - R3390 this is not a special price or any discount, its his normal price. he normally discounts when yo...
by minwater
14 Jan 2016 20:05
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Dec 2015 From Cape Town to Namibia

The people: myself, wife, sister & brother-in-law. Vehicle: 1996 Patrol SGL GQ. We left early on 16th Dec and stopped at The Withuis, otherside of Grunau, where we slept, excellent accommodation. The next day we headed off to Windhoek and slept over between Okahandja and Windhoek. Next day we were o...