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    Wanted - Jimny Roof rails.

    I am looking for original roof rails for my 2011 Jimny - When I bought it , it came with a roof rack. Im now buying a later model and want to remove the roof rack to fit to the replacement - which...
  2. Thread: Car door mount

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    Re: Car door mount

    Peter, I do a reasonable amount of filming for money..... what I have done is have a large bean bag made (similar to the ones sold by cameratech under there brand name except bigger......on the top...
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    Re: Legal access for fishing on the beach

    I am in the Eastern Cape at the moment , and we have been checked several times by the police for licences , each time with respect and " unforcefull" on one ocation it was in the vehicle, "lets go...
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    Re: Mahindra 2015 Pik Up Questions/Advice

    I owned the single cab derivitive , did close to 300K KM with it,

    The only time I was stranded was when a rear wheel bearing collapsed, a common issue solved easily, replace every 80k km . We...
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    Sigma 50-500 (canon) AF.

    I have a Sigma 50-500 for sale , just replaced it with something a bit more Expensive and Lower F stop. The lens has just been serviced by Tudor in Cape Town. Asking R8000.00 Not Neg. Will send...
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    Re: Lenses for Canon 5D mk1

    From time to time , the larger focal plane lenses need to be calibrated, Tudor in Cape Town do this , I have just had my 50-500 serviced by them. Now selling it, The Canon lenses can be sorted at...
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    Legal access for fishing on the beach

    There are already reports of fisherman being chased off the beach at Cannon Rocks in the Eastern Cape . I have a full copy of the latest "Government Notice" NO. 1346 15th December 2020 it is very...
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    Re: Plastic vs Steel Jerry cans

    Plastic or steel are good , but seriously look at the larger tanks in different shapes and sizes that are available from pioneer plastics and do your best to install it in the trailer,or vehicle , DO...
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    Re: To Mahindra 4x4 or sit on my hands.

    IvoryHunter, gees that is bad ........ funny thing is , I owned one and hunted heavily with it , In Matetsi and in northern parts of Moz, yes there were a few issues , but they were caused purely...
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    Re: To Mahindra 4x4 or sit on my hands.

    Lets have a look at this objectively , but first we need to get one thing out of the way , the Bolero is not the same as the Scorpio, they are very different , and if you try and compare the Bolero...
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    Re: To Mahindra 4x4 or sit on my hands.

    I owned a Mahindra Single cab 2.5 4x4 , the ugliest bakkie I have owned , in 300 000km it did not drop me once, It traveled through zim, moz, nam, all over SA, gravel roads, no roads and tar. I...
  12. Thread: Visa extension

    by Hawkeye
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    Re: Visa extension

    Wazungu, I travel in and out of many African countries , sometimes by air and often by road..... not once have I had an issue at an airport , BUT almost without fail I have an issue at remote...
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    Re: MediaRelease: Haval P SERIES SA Launch

    I have a Foton 2.8 TD 4x4 double cab....... I purchased this bakkie when I needed a Double Cab 4x4 quickly and was not prepared to finance another vehicle.... I now have 150000 km on the clock. Am I...
  14. Thread: Renault Duster

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    Re: Renault Duster fuel tank reading issues

    Have 2017 Renault duster 1.5 D.
    When filling the tank it often does not register the new level, sometimes when turning on the vehicle it comes rite, disconecting the battery then reconnecting it...
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    Service/maintainance Engel 40L

    Just a quick one...... is there any preventative maintanance required on a Engel 40L , I have had mine now for almost 20 years and it has worked rather hard...still fine but Im not looking forward to...
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    Re: Pilansberg National Park - I'm very concerned

    HEDGEHOG, If the roads are not improved the park will close ! Rustenberg will not and cant keep the park going ............. Borakalolo is a typical example of ill managemt and incompetance .... the...
  17. Thread: Canon EOS R.

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    Canon EOS R.

    Has anyone.on the forum bought a Canon EOS R and used it for reasonable period.
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    Re: Repair Canon G11

    Did you send it to CameraTek.......if so , take it back..... Often they will replace with new....read the warranty .....it is actually verry good.
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    Re: looking for a cummins

    I have a good friend that works for cummins in the USA, specifically solving issues and preventing problems, He worked for Delta Motor corp, in Port Elizabeth many years back doing much the same. I...
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    Re: Plastic fuel tanks

    Fit a high preasure pump in the back, with a quick release connection typically found on boats so that you can take a hose to the filler cap....,works like a dream, no air locks etc etc, and you can...
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    Re: Mavic Pro questions

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    Check out battery prices on Ebay.....cheaper than local including all the hastle ...then there is a place in Jhb that will repack most, I had a phantom 3 pro battery done ...so far so good.......
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    SA airforce , 100 years old , eish...

    The SA airforce turned 100 years old a few weeks back, why is that so significant ? ...Well , it is the second oldest airforce in the world, our pilots were considered the best bar none ! ..... what...
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    Re: Mavic Pro questions

    check the compatible list for phones and tablets , but if you intend to buy an item for use ony with the drone consider the Huawei products, I found the M5 lite and P30 pro exceptional, also there...
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    Re: Which Small Mik en Druk for Business??

    The Canon GX7 ...is awesome !!! Any of the "G" series will do the job...
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    Re: Repair Canon G11

    Contact Cameratek in Strydom Park, they are the official canon repair agents in SA, they are well trained , quick and helpfull. You will also be surprised at how inexpensive there services are.... I...
  26. Legal issues and abuse of South Africans involved in accidents in Moz.

    I will post more facts on this issue as they become clear....but hear goes.

    I have spent a number of holidays in Mozambique and love the enviroment BUT !!! please be aware of the Mozambiquan...
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    Re: Parakeet/Sunconner in Randburg

    The ones I have seen are defniatly not ring necks ..... But I live in Centurion and have noticed a large numver of Ringnecks flying arround .....yes these birds are amazing to watch but what effect...
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    Parakeet/Sunconner in Randburg

    Over the past few months I have noticed a large number of parrot like birds flying arround Randburg in large numbers.... Yesterday eavenjng whilst out on a walk I saw litrally hundreds of them in a...
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    Re: Cederberg burnt out Disco

    Jelo, agree with you .....a most interesting thread....let me drop in my 5c worth.... I have had a number of 4x4,s .......The worst was a Disco 2 TD5 . All the SH1t started at about 80k km.......
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    Hypothetical spares .

    Hypothetically speaking....
    I am going to travel the wrong way round to Cairo with a.......
    2013, 1.3 , 100000 km well maintained zook.....all services done and never had a hastle. Did limited 4x4...
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    Re: How reliable is the Mahindra Scorpio S11?

    Keeping in mind that I serviced and looked after the vehicle rather well, cleaning the engine bay often and checking items for wear and tear to prevent breakdowns in out of the way places .

    I...
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    Re: Charging camera batteries in the bush.

    Small 300va inverter will do the Job fine , but you will find a 12v after market charger for your cameras . Broadcast lighting should have .
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    Re: How reliable is the Mahindra Scorpio S11?

    I had a 2010 model 2.5 TD 4x4 single cab.... I hunted zimbabwe (Matetsi) Mozambique , did many hunts in the E. CAPE. WENT TO Bots on a few trips, towed boats around, Serviced it regulary and...
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    Re: Older Wrangler reliability.

    Jelo, thanks for the helpfull advice .... Space is not so much of an issue , reliability is a major factor and obviously cost... SWB or LWB is not an issue at all, but so far I have learnt a lot ,...
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    Re: Older Wrangler reliability.

    OK...loads of info - seems that the wrangler is defniatly the way to go for my aplication ........I am not unique in my aplication, however most of the people with a similar need have a vehicle on...
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