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by biggles
07 Oct 2018 13:15
Forum: 13. Electrical & Electronics
Topic: Alternator and battery box
Replies: 11
Views: 408

Re: Alternator and battery box

Biggles I cannot tell you what the problem might be but I also have a HCDP 12A DC- DC charger in my Patrol with only a 60 Amp altenator charging an extra battery in the front as well as the main battery and then the third battery in the HCDP box in the back with a cable that plugs into the BH plug ...
by biggles
02 Oct 2018 14:11
Forum: 13. Electrical & Electronics
Topic: Alternator and battery box
Replies: 11
Views: 408

Re: Alternator and battery box

Interesting, Frans Fourie tests the alternator charging when they services teh vehicle and it was 13.7. It was clicking during that time (but not as bad).

Anyone have recommendations for DCDC chargers? I am thinking of turfing the one on the box and getting a ctek
by biggles
02 Oct 2018 09:45
Forum: 13. Electrical & Electronics
Topic: Alternator and battery box
Replies: 11
Views: 408

Re: Alternator and battery box

Thanks i will look into this. The supplier of the battery box also supplies the cables 10mm if I recall can they have no issues similar to mine. The one thing that also happens is I occasionally hook up the solar panel to the box. The 180W panels through a MPPT controller have no issue running the f...
by biggles
01 Oct 2018 11:30
Forum: 13. Electrical & Electronics
Topic: Alternator and battery box
Replies: 11
Views: 408

Alternator and battery box

Hi all As a disclaimer I am a self confessed electro-ignoramus. Electricity is just something I cannot get my head around. So my issue is a clicking battery box... the solenoid on the HCDP DC-DC charger is continuously kicking in and out. The manufacturer says that is due to the alternator output dr...
by biggles
30 Sep 2018 10:38
Forum: 10. Drivetrain
Topic: Front Axle Lockers
Replies: 123
Views: 23083

Re: Front Axle Lockers

So I have had the Lockright in the front for about a year now. Going for the dune trip I had some trepidation as to whether it would unlock on the sand. I had experienced no issues at Baboons last year but that was on rock. I am pleased to announce I saw no impact on steering from the locker. To the...
by biggles
29 Sep 2018 16:32
Forum: 29. Events
Topic: Duine trip 20 Sept- 24 Sept 2018
Replies: 118
Views: 8356

Re: Duine trip 20 Sept- 24 Sept 2018

Thanks Tommie for a wonderful week-end. Well worth the trek!!

Turbo Patrol Time trail
Diesel Patrol (Micheal)
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P.S. There is a certain hilux video i can also upload. Please say if you want me to remove videos (insurance etc.)
by biggles
05 Sep 2018 10:08
Forum: 36. Vehicles For Sale/Swap
Topic: 2018 NISSAN PATROL 5.6 V8 LE PREMIUM
Replies: 15
Views: 952

Re: 2018 NISSAN PATROL 5.6 V8 LE PREMIUM

JohnBoyZA wrote:
04 Sep 2018 17:00
Ah, that rings a bell, I think it was that that I saw in the press... would be very interested - diesel?
No diesels. Not fashionable in the middle east!!
by biggles
27 Aug 2018 07:02
Forum: 29. Events
Topic: 2019 Planning
Replies: 21
Views: 1521

Re: 2019 Planning

Ek en Juan beplan 'n trip deur die suide van Namibie ongeveer September volgende jaar. Ons sal die detail vroeg volgende jaar uitwerk en beplan. Rowwe idee in gedagte in geen spesifieke volgorde: Richtersveld, Ais-Ais, Luderitz, Kolmanskuppe, Bogenfels, Sossusvlei,Sesriem, Duwisib Kasteel' Tsarisho...
by biggles
26 Aug 2018 07:29
Forum: 29. Events
Topic: 2019 Planning
Replies: 21
Views: 1521

Re: 2019 Planning

Ek en Juan beplan 'n trip deur die suide van Namibie ongeveer September volgende jaar. Ons sal die detail vroeg volgende jaar uitwerk en beplan. Rowwe idee in gedagte in geen spesifieke volgorde: Richtersveld, Ais-Ais, Luderitz, Kolmanskuppe, Bogenfels, Sossusvlei,Sesriem, Duwisib Kasteel' Tsarisho...
by biggles
24 Aug 2018 16:06
Forum: 15. Other Patrol Stuff
Topic: Hit em with the Flex!
Replies: 1
Views: 512

Re: Hit em with the Flex!

Check out the superior engineering suspension mods... some very cool stuff.

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