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    300 series

    Good idea. How about a 3.0 l alliance, 4 cylinder diesel. Rock solid reliability. Lots of bang for your buck.
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    300 series

    Now that the Penny Wong Crisis is settling down.. Why not an inline 6 diesel from BMW. They make sweet straight 6 diesels and have plenty of torque. A 6 cylinder BMW diesel is shorter than the old 4.2. And the hook up makes more sense than a V6 from scratch.
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    300 series

    Lighten up, and read what I said please.
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    300 series

    Read what I said Tink.
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    300 series

    Tink I make no judgement on Aboriginals or any other race. I support them. Did I make any derogatory or even any comment on Aboriginals? I'm going on about Hydrogen fuel and Politicians. Besides, I only morphed the thread from Hydrogen fuel to scenarios around it. It had already gone OT from...
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    300 series

    Actually I may have to eat my words on my previous post. This scenario may be more likely in 10 years Dear Hon Penny Wong. Firstly let me congratulate on being the 2nd woman Prime Minister. I hope the knife wounds in Mr Albanese's back heal soon. I am writing as an owner of a remote...
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    300 series

    Explorer to the attendant at Ilkurkla roadhouse in 10 years. "filler er up with Hydrogen mate." Attendant to Driver "What the hell are you talking about? We have diesel, and sometimes we even have petrol. Doesn't your Range Rover take anything like that?" Exolorer holds his iPhone 15 high in...
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    Dual sim mobile phone

    So true Synchro. Phone companies all over the world use different bands for 3G and 4G. Just because a phone is 3G or 4G, it doesn't mean it will work on all bands in Australia. Telstra uses 850Mhz for 3G, 1800 and 700 mhz for 4G. They call 700 Mhz 4GX. All new country areas use 700mhz.While...
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    There will be no more climbing on Ayers Rock

    This post is so wrong on so many levels.. But I think I can talk about the HK comment, whatever that has to do with Ayres Rock... I lived in HK for a long time and my family lives there. Well not at all really. Yes a majority of young people when surveyed say they preferred the UK government...
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    Dual sim mobile phone

    Oppos also have a nice feature where if you want copies of your older call records, conversations, location or browsing history, the Chinese Government will always keep a copy for you. Getting access to it can be hard if you aren't a member of the communist party though. Just joking if you are...
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    New LR Defender in 2020

    Matt, LR like most manufacturers are making 4wds with ever increasing top speeds, and brakes to match. The Disco 1 had a top speed of 92MPh. The disco 3 was 112, Disco 4 was 117 and Disco 5 is apparently 130mph. ( the article I read was in MPH) The wheel diameter has increased to match that...
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    New LR Defender in 2020

    I took the photos above, and scaled them up as large as I could on the screen. If the PCD is 120, and my calculations by scaling that to the rim size and tyre diameter are right. Then the rims are 22" and the tyres are 33". The profile does look too high for that, but I did it several times on...
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    Will my fridge dual zone run for 5 days on Freeze and fridge?

    I get what you mean darb. But whatever NL do, the compressor doesn't run for long in each cycle say 15 mins. Then the off time can be an hour to 2 hours. I'll post a pic of the duty cycle when I get a chance. Anyway it definitely draws very little current, even in hot temps.
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    Will my fridge dual zone run for 5 days on Freeze and fridge?

    Darb, interesting, the photo you put up specifically does say start up current of 7.9A but the manual just says 7.9. What you say makes much more sense. Waeco seem to be vague on the current figures.
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    Will my fridge dual zone run for 5 days on Freeze and fridge?

    No problem, given the price of a NL, I would be upset with myself if there was another BD35 one I didn't consider. I guess they can get away with it because of the insulation they use. I've had my old 72l one for 10 years in very hot conditions many times and it used about 25 AH per day as a...
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    The all new 2.8 hilux, WTF

    I had a cracked radiator that appeared a year or so after an accident at the front in my old 200. A new radiator from Toyota was cheaper than a reco one. And Genuine Toyota 17" steel rims were $107 each, cheaper than any after market ones. They're not always cheap though.
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    Will my fridge dual zone run for 5 days on Freeze and fridge?

    I am talking about a 90l fridge. Did you read my post? Let me restate it, the NL I have is a 90l fridge and it has a BD35. My research was that others in that size range were DC50 - if they were Danfoss. Perhaps you can enlighten me otherwise. I'd still refer to 70l - 80 as a large fridge...
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    4 4x4s snowed in on Blue Rag Range West

    What makes you think they went past the trig point? I think that part of the story started on this thread.
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    2019 Vic track closures

    Wow, lots of track closures happening today, just before the Queens birthday weekend. There are going to be lots of unhappy campers who will assume the tracks will close as usual after the Queens birthday weekend as usual. Lots of people will be planning their last 4wd trip for the year...
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    Will my fridge dual zone run for 5 days on Freeze and fridge?

    I did a lot of research. Most large fridges use the Danfoss BD50 which uses a lot of power. The National Luna uses the smaller BD 35. It splits the cooling between the two compartments. Definitely. I'll have to wait till I can try those temps My old one uses about 24AH per 24 hours at higher...
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