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by AndriesS
21 Sep 2016 16:08
Forum: 39. Vehicles Accessories Wanted
Topic: Y61 GU adjustable drag link wanted
Replies: 62
Views: 5945

Re: Y61 GU adjustable drag link wanted

Bump steer from both wheels moving in the same direction up or down will not be much of a problem as long as the panhard and draglink runs parallel and are of similar length. Thus any movement of the diff left -right and vice versa when hitting a bump will be compensated for as the relative movement...
by AndriesS
18 Aug 2016 09:12
Forum: 13. Electrical & Electronics
Topic: 4.8 alternator
Replies: 4
Views: 841

Re: 4.8 alternator

FYI I took the alternator to the autolec and he said there is nothing wrong with it, I wanted to agree as it spins freely, no noise . He suggested I refit and check the pump, I nearly agreed but the only red light for me is the fact that the pulley became so hot so quickly. End of the day I said jus...
by AndriesS
16 Aug 2016 08:58
Forum: 16. DIY Projects
Topic: Second battery tray
Replies: 15
Views: 4412

Re: Second battery tray

Yes thanks I can see them
by AndriesS
15 Aug 2016 12:04
Forum: 16. DIY Projects
Topic: Second battery tray
Replies: 15
Views: 4412

Re: Second battery tray

Any reason I can't see any pictures?

I see only single gold stars making comments - could it be related to status?
by AndriesS
15 Aug 2016 10:25
Forum: 13. Electrical & Electronics
Topic: 4.8 alternator
Replies: 4
Views: 841

Re: 4.8 alternator

battery is 3 years old and starts very easy. I'll still check it though. Thx
by AndriesS
15 Aug 2016 09:53
Forum: 13. Electrical & Electronics
Topic: 4.8 alternator
Replies: 4
Views: 841

4.8 alternator

Friday I changed all the belts (Except the recent power steering belt). Also changed the AC tensioner bearing, Did a quick trip to the Waterberg . Then on Saturday afternoon on a cold startup had a bit of a racket, sounded like a belt slipping but goes away after about 5 seconds. same Sunday morning...
by AndriesS
18 Jul 2016 09:21
Forum: 14. Rims & Tyres
Topic: Lockable spare wheel nuts
Replies: 28
Views: 3650

Re: Lockable spare wheel nuts

My 4.8 GL also has the hole and I used a discuss lock, Can only use the discuss lock a with a steel wheel , on a mag you will need a normal padlock. I also cable tie and normally stick a piece of insulation tape over the key hole
by AndriesS
15 Jul 2016 09:12
Forum: 08. Your Patrol
Topic: Patrol a real donkey cart without powersteering
Replies: 5
Views: 610

Re: Patrol a real donkey cart without powersteering

unfortunately not , but bought one and will fit in T time
by AndriesS
15 Jul 2016 06:24
Forum: 08. Your Patrol
Topic: Patrol a real donkey cart without powersteering
Replies: 5
Views: 610

Patrol a real donkey cart without powersteering

Driving into work today ( does not happen that often at the moment - the gautrain really works well) cruising at a decent speed I suddenly noticed the steering stiffening up just of centre, Not the greatest feeling when you are doing 120 :wink: Amazing how your minds work , left garage no wet patch ...
by AndriesS
14 Jul 2016 11:30
Forum: 09. Engines
Topic: Sump Gasket
Replies: 9
Views: 476

Re: Sump Gasket

I've has good success with https://www.permatex.com/products/gasketing/ultra-series-gasket-makers/permatex-ultra-grey-rigid-high-torque-rtv-silicone-gasket-maker/ Used it on gearbox housing where the only seal is the silicone, washing machine rubbers , shoes and more prep is 90%of the work , ensure ...

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