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  1. Re: Land Rover Freelander 2 SD4 SE intermittent cutting out of engine

    Thanks for the advice everyone. This is difficult to pin down.
    Tried changing the throttle valve actuator, didn't make any difference.
    Next would be the EGR valve but it us an expensive fix. ...
  2. Land Rover Freelander 2 SD4 SE intermittent cutting out of engine

    Hi All
    I have a 2014 Freelander 2 with 120 000 kms on the clock.
    There is an intermittent problem in that at low revs e.g. at a traffic light or 3 way stop, the engine will cough and die.
    I then...
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    DA341 details for entry into Mozambique

    Hi all,
    What is the procedure with the DA341 and the TIP when leaving SA and entering Mozambique?
    Do we declare everything we have with us and do we have to put a monetary value to each item?
    If...
  4. Camping on the way to Vilancoulos from Pafuri

    Hi Folks

    Off to Mozam next again next year. Two questions:
    1. Does anyone know if the Community Camp Site near Machaila is still functioning or can anyone suggest a place to overnight on the way...
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    Re: Ibo Island accommodation

    Thanks Mike, will definitely investigate all the options re Ibo. Sorry about Hassiems camp at Pangane, it is one of my favourite places to chill. Is no one running the little bungalows there any more?
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    Re: Ibo Island accommodation

    Thanks All for your replies. I think we will play it by ear. Miti Mweriri is too expensive for us. Probably go to Pangane and hang out!
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    Ibo Island accommodation

    Anybody been to Ibo Island recently? The accommodation on T4A is too expensive. Any alternatives? Would love to spend a night there.
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    Re: Rio Rovuma ferry update

    Thanks Tony
    We will be on a Zambia / Tanzania trip and will be on our way south and crossing the Rovuma this year in August so thanks very much for the update. Quite a relief not having to drive...
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    Thanks for the info. We heading up to Lake...

    Thanks for the info. We heading up to Lake Tanganyika next year July and then across to Zanzibar and slowly down the coast home, can't wait, speeding fines, crazy Kazungula and all!
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    Great, many thanks, makes life easier.

    Great, many thanks, makes life easier.
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    Maputo Elephant Reserve entrance fees

    We are on our way to camp at Millibangelala in mid June 2015. Can we pay entrance fees to the Elephant Park in Rands? Anyone any idea of the costs of entry and camping fees?
    We are entering from...
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    Thanks for the advice, I'll check them out

    Thanks for the advice, I'll check them out
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    Defender side decals

    Hi Guys
    It's time to respray my trusty old Landy Defender 110 County S/W, 360 000kms and still going strong. Does anyone out there know where I can obtain the side stickers. My panel beaters say...
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    Xtreme Campers whereabouts

    Hi Folks
    Anyone know whats happened to Xtreme Campers South Africa? Their website ain't working.
    Thanks
    Conrad
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    Thought so!!!!! Thanks

    Thought so!!!!!

    Thanks
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    International Drivers Liscence in Mozam

    I've never worried in the past. Next month will be my 5th trip in Mozam.

    I thought that we as South Africans are part of the SADC countries (as it says on our SA drivers licence) and so do not...
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    OK thanks Tony and Ian, all looks fine, I'm sure...

    OK thanks Tony and Ian, all looks fine, I'm sure we'll find the right spot again. the last bush camp at Banhine was great. Did'nt see a soul!

    Hey Ian, see you at the Kruger, also can't wait to...
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    Bushcamp between Pafuri and Vilanculos

    Anyone know where to bushcamp between Pafuri and Vilanculos. We did this a few years ago from Vilanculos and just pulled off the road at Banhine NP. This option is too near Mapai for us and we are...
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    Freelander 2 SD4

    What's the consensus out there, have the old hassles with the Freelander Series1 been sorted out or are there also problems with the latest Freelander. I'm thinking of a 2nd vehicle to complement my...
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    Thanks for the advice. I put on a miniscule...

    Thanks for the advice. I put on a miniscule amount of copper grease, hey voila, no more screeching and I did'nt hit the car in front of me!!

    Next time I will fit orignal LR brake pads.

    Thanks...
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    Screeching brakes on defender

    Hi Guys

    I have a 1997 Defender TDI Pickup which I've owned from new. Lately I've been pestered with my brakes screaming every time I apply the them.

    My service provider says I've got the...
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    Back in dear old SA, 21500kms later, no problems....

    Back in dear old SA, 21500kms later, no problems. was a great adventure with hard times and great times. Catch the trip on:
    www.africameander.posterous.com
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    Thanks

    Thanks for your input, guys. I've just heard today that I have been given a visa, Yay!!!! What a drama, it seems they want iteneries these days with confirmed booking, something which is impossible...
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    Ethiopion Visa in Nairobi

    I need to leave on our 5 month East African trip, all the preperations are done, but one hiccup, the visa applications are taking forever. Does anyone out there know if I can apply for a visa to...
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    Emergency Triangles, plastic or metal?

    Will be travelling through Zambia in 2 weeks time en route to East Africa. I read on Luangablondes website that the traffic police want metal framed emergency triangles. Anyone know if this is true...
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    Thanks Tony for the detailed info. We hould be up...

    Thanks Tony for the detailed info. We hould be up in that neck of the woods in July, hopefully nothing has sunk by then!
    Conrad
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    Lake Victoria ferry service

    Anyone know if the ferry service is still operating between Mwanza and Bukoba on Lake Victoria? If so, how often and do the ships still take Landy's on board?
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    Pafuri to Vilanculos

    I need some help please with the route between Pafuri to Vilanculos
    1. Route description
    2. GPS waypoints
    3. Places to sleep
    4. Limpopo river level beginning sept
    5. Condition of road between...
  29. Thread: Gonarezhou

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    Gonarezhou

    Am going to Mozambique as far as Caia on Zambesi next month and am wanting to return to SA via Zim. Is there a border post at Espungabera just north of Gonarerzhou or must I cross into Zim at Mutare...
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    Defender Canopy for Defender 110 Pickup

    Does anyone out there know where I can purchase a canopy, steel or glass fibre, preferably in the Cape Town area for my Defender 110 Pickup? Thanks.
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    Mattress getting caught in RTT floor

    Hi Guys
    I have a RTT and when opening, the mattress tends to get caught where the two halves of the floor meet in the middle. I seem to remember reading either in a 4x4 mag or in a website in an...
  32. Thanks so much for all the advice, probably...

    Thanks so much for all the advice, probably purchase the Nuvi 500. Anyone know of good deals in the CT area?
  33. Sattelite receiving with a Defender windscreen

    I'm interested in buying a Garmin GPS. the Nuvi does'nt have an external antenna. Anyone with a Defender out there who can advise re satellite signal reception if the GPS is located at the windscreen...
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