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  1. Re: Help for track between desolation valley and C39

    The area in your pics is known as "peter's pool's". There is some permanent water standing there so it is almost always swampy and the tracks are mostly overgrown yes. Can't head much farther east as...
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    G-Wagon Wheel spacers

    anybody know where I could source a 30mm set in SA?
    For a +-2019 G350 Blutech
    Would prefer a off the shelf solution than having to machine a set.

    thanks
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    Re: Brandberg lion encounter

    I mean in the sense that maybe more could have been done to preserve the prey as well as the lions. Then the lions might have still made it through not needing to be translocated to a sanctuary to...
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    Re: Desert lions

    older news but posting for interest.

    https://www.namibian.com.na/index.php?page=read&id=101031&fbclid=IwAR1Xb-clyzA_E6iQr0c9zgV3SRdDdplsp0j1kzTRrodKvFEuYN7htuZf9Nk
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    Re: Brandberg lion encounter

    Actually quite unlikely that the lions were being fed by tourists or operators, especially since in the last year there have been very few operators or tourists in the area and also the fact that it...
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    Re: Desert lions

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    Re: Brandberg lion encounter

    correct, it's a national heritage site which is the 10km radius.
    Only use of designated camping sites allowed.
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    Re: Covid and Namibia

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    Re: Ugab Rhino Camp closed ?

    There was a lion incident in the area a few days ago which I will not comment on though, but the camp will probably be open again soon enough. Was through the river 2 weeks ago at the camp and all...
  11. Re: Help for track between desolation valley and C39

    from where to where do you plan to drive?
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    Re: Namibia interesting news updates

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    Re: Desert lions

    Two female desert lions have lost their lives in the last few weeks. XPL75 was euthanized about 3 weeks ago by authoroties, and XPL127 was shot somewhere in the last few days after catching another...
  14. Re: Show us where you have towed your off road van, off road.

    The recce trips I do when alone/without clients are not always trailer friendly, and to be honest I don't really need one. In this particular case I had to use one as we had a vehicle drop out of the...
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    Re: rims stuck on hubs

    had the same issue on a cruiser last year, couldnt get the front wheel off. Problem was they did a manual hub conversion on the cruiser and the bolts etc of the new manual hub was too big and the rim...
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    Re: Used Cruiser prices

    firstly, can you see me in a 200 cruiser? ::)
    Secondly, too much electrickery for my taste.

    If for some reason I would let the 105 go then would be looking for a 79 S/C, preferably a older efi...
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    gullwing windows supplier

    Looking for gullwing windows/hatches for a 80 series and a 100 series. Anybody know of a supplier which is not crazy with prices?
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    Re: 105...sshhh...nobody knows

    https://youtu.be/sJ9g5_Z0ZKM

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    Re: 105...sshhh...nobody knows

    so after a few scratchy trips decided to take off all the damaged stickers and give the ol boy's body panels a bit of tlc. Now nice and shiny and waiting for his new stickers and ready for the next...
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    Re: Covid and Namibia

    I think thats what he meant with original, they dont accept copies etc. Has to have original stamp and signature on, no reprints etc.
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    Re: Used Cruiser prices

    Have been playing with the same kind of idea, have had some interesting offers for my 105 in the last few weeks. Thing is just what does one buy then?
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    was my first and last trip with a camping trailer ;D

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    Re: Trip Report - Etosha/Damaraland

    We manage to get into the Hoanib, it has flowed quite a way down but we are still able to explore and the water level had subsided enough to drive around by the next morning, happy days and what a...
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    Re: My 105 'build' thread

    the play in the steering can also be that the steering box needs to be tightened up a bit, also check the joint between steering wheel and steering box.

    I have a big bore terrafirma steering...
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    Re: My 105 'build' thread

    It's a 105 issue, even with standard tanks. They most probably would have used the standard pump, you can get to it through a panel on the floor in the rear.

    I have had to replace mine as well....
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    Re: Trip Report - Etosha/Damaraland

    So we decide to head back to the D3707 and head further along to see if we can find a drier spot to enter the Hoanib, or to see how far the river is now.

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    The road gets very bumpy over...
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    Re: Trip Report - Etosha/Damaraland

    En route from Palmwag to sesfontein we spot a few giraffe and a zebra or three.
    As we drive over the skelm rivier we are glad as well as suprised to see it running, also means there could be water...
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    Re: My 105 'build' thread

    nice ;D
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    Re: Trip Report - Etosha/Damaraland

    So we leave etosha and head for kamanjab, in the hope of finding some tyres as the ones on the in-laws cruiser seemed to be coming apart. Lot's of tread still on but seems they were coming apart at...
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    Re: Brandberg / Damaraland question

    I would spend 3 nights there no problem, although not many elephants in the ugab area at the moment. When are you planning to go?
    Another option would be to spend first night at SRT camp, then drive...
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    Re: Namibia interesting news updates

    Thanks Hugo.

    Saw the article a few day ago. Some I agree with some not.
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    Re: Unexplained seal pup deaths in Namibia

    Samples of deceased seal pups showed no trace of toxins or disease/illness. Abnormal weather patterns (strong La Nina cycle) last year affected movements of pelagic fish in our area and pregnant...
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    Re: Trip Report - Etosha/Damaraland

    and that was end of part one so to speak. Again an early morning, heading off to Kamanjab after a short drive through the park to the Galton Gate, which was to be our exit point.

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    Re: Trip Report - Etosha/Damaraland

    luckily still lots of ellies to be seen, and quite impressive from their camp waterhole. This spot alone is worth the experience, could easily spend a day here, needs a good clean though.

    Don't...
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    Re: Trip Report - Etosha/Damaraland

    Some of the interesting info in the little museum at Olifantsrus

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