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by Chris Skinner
03 Jul 2018 18:43
Forum: 29. Events
Topic: Re: Botswana 2019 - Forum trip
Replies: 22
Views: 2552

Re: Botswana 2019 - Forum trip

Hi there guys - I could be interested... love Bots!
Depends on final dates and route though - can you let us have more details please?
by Chris Skinner
03 Jul 2018 18:32
Forum: 09. Engines
Topic: 2007 Nissan Patrol 4.8 GRX Timing Chain Replacement
Replies: 9
Views: 1183

Re: 2007 Nissan Patrol 4.8 GRX Timing Chain Replacement

Strange.. Ive been using the Magnatec for quite a few years now and never had any such problems. :mytwocents:
by Chris Skinner
18 May 2018 12:31
Forum: 19. Overlanding/Camping Equipment
Topic: What LED Torch/Flashlight is best
Replies: 18
Views: 2956

Re: What LED Torch/Flashlight is best

Decided on the Imalent DX80... its a beast! 32 000 Lumens - brightest torch in the world end of 2017. Now on special at Torch SA.. R4200 (currently less than on Amazon...right here in SA) Bidorbuy price R7000 see advert: https://torchsa.com/imalent-flashlights/311-imalent-flashlights-imalent-dx80-32...
by Chris Skinner
18 May 2018 12:22
Forum: 08. Your Patrol
Topic: Patrol Spotting
Replies: 553
Views: 48957

Re: Patrol Spotting

Saw this 'wrapped' Patrol on R21 this morning... very cool!
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by Chris Skinner
10 May 2018 13:25
Forum: 18. Vehicle Accessories
Topic: Tyres for Old Landy Forward Control Model
Replies: 2
Views: 1005

Tyres for Old Landy Forward Control Model

Hi Guys - I wonder of anyone can assist - Im looking for some old but useable tyres for an old forward control landrover that we converted to a game vehicle.
Currenly has 9.00 - 16's on and would be looking for same or very similar..
by Chris Skinner
17 Apr 2018 17:41
Forum: 29. Events
Topic: 29 March - 09 April 2018 Botswana Explorer's Route
Replies: 97
Views: 10151

Re: 29 March - 09 April 2018 Botswana Explorer's Route

I haven't visited the forum much lately, so have just read through this entire thread to catch up. Sounds like it was an epic adventure with all the trials and tribulations - wish I'd also been there! Just for interest, were there any 4.8 autos there and how did they manage, and what technical probl...
by Chris Skinner
16 Apr 2018 22:24
Forum: 19. Overlanding/Camping Equipment
Topic: What LED Torch/Flashlight is best
Replies: 18
Views: 2956

Re: What LED Torch/Flashlight is best

Thanks for the inputs and advice guys. George, the one you propose looks like a good candidate too. Graham, I also have the Maglite conversion - its really a go-to flashlight. Was looking something a bit stronger but the advertising and price ranges just don't make sense to me, unless theres somethi...
by Chris Skinner
16 Apr 2018 13:18
Forum: 19. Overlanding/Camping Equipment
Topic: What LED Torch/Flashlight is best
Replies: 18
Views: 2956

What LED Torch/Flashlight is best

Hi Guys Was recently looking for a new and powerful flashlight and realized its a mine field out there with all sorts of ways that the performance is specified. Ive also seen some examples that friends have shown to me that cost a great deal but seem to be a dismal failure in my view. I would hate t...
by Chris Skinner
27 Feb 2018 21:18
Forum: 13. Electrical & Electronics
Topic: Cruise control
Replies: 10
Views: 2312

Re: Cruise control

I find the one fitted to the 4.8 to be a pain in the butt - the control system is badly programmed and the car hunts severely between the top 3 gears with the slightest uphill, and when accelerating it flies past the set speed then decelerates too quick and to accel again needs to change down again....

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