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by zepplin
Thu Jul 07, 2016 3:03 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Payfast account experience.
Replies: 11
Views: 1205

Re: Payfast account experience.

I'm on my way but going to see how much fun we can have with this first........... :cooldude:
by zepplin
Thu Jul 07, 2016 2:54 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Payfast account experience.
Replies: 11
Views: 1205

Re: Payfast account experience.

My feelings ed zachary Marius.

But thought I'd check justin case. :thumbup:
by zepplin
Thu Jul 07, 2016 1:01 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Payfast account experience.
Replies: 11
Views: 1205

Payfast account experience.

Has anyone bought or sold a vehicle using this facility?

I have a buyer lined up for a sale but since he apparently works offshore on an oil rig, he's asked me to set up a Payfast account for the payment.

Is Payfast foolproof and to be trusted or not?
by zepplin
Thu Apr 14, 2016 6:08 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: DIY project 270 awning
Replies: 13
Views: 3479

Re: DIY project 270 awning

Ismail, have a look here at what I had made up by Neil (Thunder2) at Chaber Canvas.

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by zepplin
Tue Apr 12, 2016 7:44 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Hilux with "Mog" portal axles
Replies: 8
Views: 1061

Re: Hilux with "Mog" portal axles

Going to need some 'mean' flares on that Simon.
by zepplin
Mon Apr 11, 2016 11:52 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: '87 Hilux DC Re-build
Replies: 226
Views: 23246

Re: '87 Hilux DC Re-build

Clean outside but filthy inside...tsk tsk.

Go play in some mud man!!
by zepplin
Mon Apr 11, 2016 11:47 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Greetings from the South of Namibia
Replies: 9
Views: 953

Re: Greetings from the South of Namibia

Nice part of the country that. Nice vehicle. Welcome.
by zepplin
Fri Apr 01, 2016 8:23 am
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: Getaway show 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 2314

Re: Getaway show 2016

When & where? :oops:
by zepplin
Tue Mar 15, 2016 8:58 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: '87 Hilux DC Re-build
Replies: 226
Views: 23246

Re: '87 Hilux DC Re-build

Try lining it with toilet paper Marius.................. most $h1t sticks to that........ :mocking:
by zepplin
Tue Mar 15, 2016 8:54 am
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: Lekker Braai - 29 April 6:30pm, 132 Bracken street
Replies: 76
Views: 8023

Re: date to be confirmed - Lekker Braai

He must be working on his 'lifetime' card......... :cooldude:
by zepplin
Fri Mar 11, 2016 10:33 am
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: Lekker Braai - 29 April 6:30pm, 132 Bracken street
Replies: 76
Views: 8023

Re: date to be confirmed - Lekker Braai

Hilux 1 wrote:........... at THE LOOSE GOOSE
Will your gold membership card get all of us in? :cooldude:
by zepplin
Fri Mar 11, 2016 10:31 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Rust prevention advice please.
Replies: 14
Views: 1440

Re: Rust prevention advice please.

You okes really know how to spoil a weekend né/ :cooldude:
by zepplin
Thu Mar 10, 2016 7:08 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Rust prevention advice please.
Replies: 14
Views: 1440

Re: Rust prevention advice please.

Sheeting is white and the cut ends will be slid in under an existing IBR roof with a 50mm overlap so colour of treatment is not an issue.
Will go with Andy's suggestion then.

Thanks Oompies. :clap:
by zepplin
Thu Mar 10, 2016 3:25 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Rust prevention advice please.
Replies: 14
Views: 1440

Rust prevention advice please.

Erecting a carport with Colourbond IBR roof sheeting but since the longer sides of the carport are not parallel (far end narrower by 600 over a distance of 7m), I need to trim the sheets at an angle to allow for this. What product would the boffins here recommend to treat the newly cut edges to prev...
by zepplin
Thu Mar 10, 2016 7:59 am
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: Lekker Braai - 29 April 6:30pm, 132 Bracken street
Replies: 76
Views: 8023

Re: date to be confirmed - Lekker Braai

Hilux 1 wrote:..................but I love them thou

The venue better not be halfway up a broken mountain Boet...!!!!!
by zepplin
Fri Feb 12, 2016 9:39 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: New hilux prices
Replies: 4
Views: 768

Re: New hilux prices

Did they come up with those prices by breaking the vehicles down into individual components and then pricing the bits off the parts price list?

CRAZY!!!!!!!
by zepplin
Sun Feb 07, 2016 5:04 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: motor swap
Replies: 5
Views: 594

Re: motor swap

It's an old school diesel so max 4 wires. Even you Aussies should be able to get it right......... :surrender:
by zepplin
Mon Feb 01, 2016 2:22 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Cellphones in the workplace
Replies: 30
Views: 1955

Re: Cellphones in the workplace

I agree with everything Oom Piet, Marius & Derren have said. The biggest issue I had with my first smart phone (Samsung Galaxy S4) was the damn touch screen - I hated it and spent more time correcting spelling than draughting the actual mail. More a case of wurst fingers I admit but I'm now on a Gal...
by zepplin
Fri Jan 22, 2016 2:48 pm
Forum: Motorbikes
Topic: Vinnige Weskus Wegbreek
Replies: 8
Views: 1870

Re: Vinnige Weskus Wegbreek

Nice Jaco.
That 1150 GSA looks nice in white & blue. :thumbup: :thumbup:
by zepplin
Fri Jan 22, 2016 2:41 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: newbie requires help ?
Replies: 2
Views: 674

Re: newbie requires help ?

Welcome Steve,

Try N1 4X4, just north of Pretoria here is SA. They should be able to help.
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by zepplin
Fri Jan 15, 2016 10:23 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Dakar 2016
Replies: 65
Views: 4629

Re: Dakar 2016

JohanW wrote:... Bit of a Dakar Lite this year.
:lmao: :laugh2: :lmao: :laugh2:
by zepplin
Fri Jan 15, 2016 10:14 pm
Forum: Electronic Gadgets and Radios
Topic: Hella Luminator LED
Replies: 11
Views: 2846

Re: Hella Luminator LED

Get both.

I can vouch for 4x4 Direct's 80W round LED units. Superb lights.
by zepplin
Fri Jan 15, 2016 10:12 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: '87 Hilux DC Re-build
Replies: 226
Views: 23246

Re: '87 Hilux DC Re-build

Always a relief. You start second guessing yourself.

Well done!!!
by zepplin
Fri Jan 15, 2016 8:36 am
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: SFA Hilux Rebuild/3UZ Lexus Conversion
Replies: 130
Views: 12297

Re: SFA Hilux Rebuild/3UZ Lexus Conversion

Knuppel wrote:I am about 3 hours work away from starting.
So you should've been done by 18h00.

It's now tomorrow and you're still not done.

?????????







:subscribed:
by zepplin
Thu Jan 14, 2016 3:01 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Dakar 2016
Replies: 65
Views: 4629

Re: Dakar 2016

ChrisF wrote:....................are the modern drivers too soft .................
I'm with Sarel on this one!

If you've read his autobiography you'll know all about it. If you haven't....read it!!!!!!!
by zepplin
Mon Jan 11, 2016 10:50 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: D4D intercooler/turbo problem.
Replies: 9
Views: 1233

Re: D4D intercooler/turbo problem.

:thumbup:
by zepplin
Sun Jan 10, 2016 5:09 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Unknown Switch
Replies: 8
Views: 1022

Re: Unknown Switch

Or it opens up the passenger side drinks holder............ :cooldude:
by zepplin
Sun Jan 10, 2016 4:44 pm
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: Atlantis Dunes - 4 x 4 on the 9 January 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2284

Re: Atlantis Dunes - 4 x 4 on the 9 January 2016

Then it didn't happen............... :twisted:
by zepplin
Sun Jan 10, 2016 4:42 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Unknown Switch
Replies: 8
Views: 1022

Re: Unknown Switch

Bernard, you need to re-size your images in order to post them here - small.
by zepplin
Sun Jan 10, 2016 11:19 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Copying the Aussies
Replies: 46
Views: 6113

Re: Copying the Aussies

Was never a fan of the Aussie flatbeds - they just looked too weird BUT this has changed my outlook.

Very nicely done. :mexwave:
by zepplin
Sun Jan 10, 2016 7:43 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: D4D intercooler/turbo problem.
Replies: 9
Views: 1233

Re: D4D intercooler/turbo problem.

Thanks for advising Dineshen.

Anyone else want to check and let us know what you find - 3 x 6mm bolts & 2 x nuts?
by zepplin
Sat Jan 09, 2016 1:40 pm
Forum: Electronic Gadgets and Radios
Topic: Garmin Montana vs 276C
Replies: 4
Views: 1919

Re: Garmin Montana vs 276C

So I just picked up a brand new (2 months old) Montana 600, in the box with all the bits & pieces AND with latest Garmin & T4A maps loaded for R4k..... :celebrate: Just need to get me a car kit with RAM mount & power cable. A question though, can you overlay info fields on the map as on the 276C? If...
by zepplin
Sat Jan 09, 2016 9:32 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: D4D intercooler/turbo problem.
Replies: 9
Views: 1233

Re: D4D intercooler/turbo problem.

Thanks for the feedback gents. With such a variance in the two replies I think we'll wait a bit for some more replies before getting too worried.
by zepplin
Fri Jan 08, 2016 6:59 pm
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: DUST Challenge Series
Replies: 30
Views: 3772

Re: DUST Challenge Series

Kaspaas wrote:Also what is seen as " slightly modified" ?
Anything more than a roof rack & snorkel boet...... :lmao:
by zepplin
Fri Jan 08, 2016 6:53 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Torn CV Boot
Replies: 1
Views: 311

Re: Torn CV Boot

Decent duct tape all the way around should be good for 300 kms.

Keep the speed under 180 and you'll be fine.
by zepplin
Fri Jan 08, 2016 6:37 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: tour groups- which can you recommend ?
Replies: 11
Views: 783

Re: tour groups- which can you recommend ?

Would be simpler to have just have one thread with both topics meneer????
by zepplin
Fri Jan 08, 2016 6:36 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: glass fibre maintenance
Replies: 7
Views: 704

Re: glass fibre maintenance

Do it whilst she's on holiday in Namibia. :celebrate:
by zepplin
Fri Jan 08, 2016 6:34 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: tour groups- which can you recommend ?
Replies: 11
Views: 783

Re: tour groups- which can you recommend ?

Check out Absolut tours here in Cape Town Chris. They have a good reputation for smaller groups doing the 'not-so-wild' wilderness tours and specializing in Namibia. They use Sprinters & Iveco 15 seaters.
by zepplin
Fri Jan 08, 2016 6:31 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Feeder hole for LR tank
Replies: 24
Views: 1908

Re: Feeder hole for LR tank

If it is indeed a metal tank, use a super strong magnet to keep the filings out.

If it's plastic, use a super strong vacuum cleaner whilst you're drilling.
by zepplin
Fri Jan 08, 2016 6:25 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: glass fibre maintenance
Replies: 7
Views: 704

Re: glass fibre maintenance

Change it to a white door, problem solved.


Just by chance, I have one lying around too. :siffler:
by zepplin
Fri Jan 08, 2016 2:59 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: D4D intercooler/turbo problem.
Replies: 9
Views: 1233

Re: D4D intercooler/turbo problem.

I'll bring a selection along on the next camping trip. :celebrate:
by zepplin
Fri Jan 08, 2016 11:43 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: D4D intercooler/turbo problem.
Replies: 9
Views: 1233

D4D intercooler/turbo problem.

Has anyone experienced the same issue as in the pictures with their 3.0 D4D? Not sure how long this has been going on but there was quite a bit of sludge build up under the engine cover. I'm wondering if all the oil is a sign of the tubo starting to go. Surely there shouldn't be that much oil in the...
by zepplin
Fri Jan 08, 2016 7:22 am
Forum: Electronic Gadgets and Radios
Topic: Garmin Montana vs 276C
Replies: 4
Views: 1919

Re: Garmin Montana vs 276C

Thanks gents. I see a belated Christmas present coming my way.............. :yahoo:
by zepplin
Thu Jan 07, 2016 2:26 pm
Forum: Electronic Gadgets and Radios
Topic: Garmin Montana vs 276C
Replies: 4
Views: 1919

Garmin Montana vs 276C

Is the Montana a worthy replacement for a 276C and besides the camera, what is the difference between the Montana 600 & 650?
by zepplin
Wed Jan 06, 2016 12:18 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Preferred replacement engine for sfa 22r engine
Replies: 35
Views: 2767

Re: Preferred replacement engine for sfa 22r engine

o72 one 2 nine dubbleone 6o
by zepplin
Mon Jan 04, 2016 6:24 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Workshop in Cape Town Northern Suburbs
Replies: 5
Views: 482

Re: Workshop in Cape Town Northern Suburbs

That's the one. :thumbup: :thumbup:
by zepplin
Mon Jan 04, 2016 6:05 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Workshop in Cape Town Northern Suburbs
Replies: 5
Views: 482

Re: Workshop in Cape Town Northern Suburbs

Even the guys in the south head to Francois.
by zepplin
Mon Jan 04, 2016 6:02 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Home CCTV.
Replies: 27
Views: 1370

Re: Home CCTV.

I beginning to think a 4x4 system is the way to go.....4 x pitbulls for outside and 4 x pythons for inside. :frustrated:
by zepplin
Mon Jan 04, 2016 10:05 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Home CCTV.
Replies: 27
Views: 1370

Re: Home CCTV.

Thanks for the advice Scott.
by zepplin
Fri Jan 01, 2016 4:19 pm
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: 1973 Chev Constantia V8
Replies: 84
Views: 7922

Re: Need help with Chevy 308

As old as FD & MD maybe??????? :surrender:
by zepplin
Wed Dec 30, 2015 10:31 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Home CCTV.
Replies: 27
Views: 1370

Re: Home CCTV.

Thanks Cassie.

After bumbling my way around different sites it looks like Hikvision is the one to go for. You get what you pay for is the old saying so happy to spend more now.

Thanks for the explanations. :clap: :clap:

Rood - mail address is stevesara65(at)gmail(dot)com.
by zepplin
Wed Dec 30, 2015 6:07 pm
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: 1973 Chev Constantia V8
Replies: 84
Views: 7922

Re: Need help with Chevy 308

Hope you get it sorted before Bull Run '16................ :mocking:
by zepplin
Wed Dec 30, 2015 11:41 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Home CCTV.
Replies: 27
Views: 1370

Re: Home CCTV.

Thanks.
by zepplin
Wed Dec 30, 2015 10:21 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Home CCTV.
Replies: 27
Views: 1370

Re: Home CCTV.

CasKru wrote:If you have the funds.. head for digital andNVR. Much better quality video etc.

Analog is cheap and alright quality. You will be able to see if someone / something is there but not to much detail unless they get right up to the camera
Cassie, NVR vs DVR........what's the difference?
by zepplin
Wed Dec 30, 2015 10:19 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Home CCTV.
Replies: 27
Views: 1370

Re: Home CCTV.

I see Samsung have a nice 4 camera digital kit for around R8.5k. Price suits my budget too.
by zepplin
Wed Dec 30, 2015 10:18 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Home CCTV.
Replies: 27
Views: 1370

Re: Home CCTV.

Ismail, analogue/digital? Colour/b&W, infra red? Where did you get it from?
by zepplin
Wed Dec 30, 2015 8:48 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Home CCTV.
Replies: 27
Views: 1370

Re: Home CCTV.

OK...stand by with the above. Like a chop I only did a search AFTER I posted the above.

Let me sift through the results and see if some light is shed. :surrender:











Note to self: SEARCH FIRST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
by zepplin
Wed Dec 30, 2015 8:41 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Home CCTV.
Replies: 27
Views: 1370

Home CCTV.

Researching this is like swimming in quicksand - analog, digital, bullet, dome, covert, AHT, IP.........blah blah blah.....

Has anyone recently installed a system at home or work who can give some advice?

Thanks

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