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    Prado 150 roof top items

    What do Prado 150 owners have on their Roof tops and do they know how much weight etc. they are carrying on top?

    I am in the process of getting aluminium roof top tent fitted, with custom roof...
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    Suspension Re: Prado VX lift with strut spacer

    The comfort settings make a huge difference when traveling on gravel. so I dont want to loose that as we do a lot of gravel travel trips. Just cam back from 3 days on gravel and it was a pleasure in...
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    Suspension Prado VX lift with strut spacer

    I have been doing research on best way to lift the Prado suspension for body/chassis clearance whilst keeping all the vehicle standard suspension systems etc.

    I do a lot of overloading and touring...
  4. Re: Suggestions for 2 nights between Etosha and SA Border

    Waterberg is nice, but if I remember to actually explore it you have to go on a guided trip in their vehicles.
    Another Place is the QuiverTree Forest Camp near Keetmanshoop. Giants playground...
  5. Re: TRIP REPORT and photos. Short visit to MOUNTAIN ZEBRA and ADDO NPs 2021

    We are regular visitors to Addo, which extend beyond the main camp to Woody Cape, Zuurberg, Nyathi, Kabouga & Darlington etc. We also visit the other Frontier Parks often, Mtn Zebra, Camdeboo &...
  6. Thread: Namibia 2022

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    Re: Namibia 2022

    Reason to go past Outjo, is the Bakery for lunch & better stock up options, but can always deviate and do so at Kamanjab if we are happy etc. Plan for the longer option and perhaps take the shorter...
  7. Thread: Namibia 2022

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    Re: Namibia 2022

    Decided to update and change the route plan slightly in order to cater for the possibility of border closures etc.
    Looks like around 8500km, with about 2900 on gravel.
    Dates we are looking at leave...
  8. Thread: Namibia 2022

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    Namibia 2022

    Busy planning a Namibia Road trip for 2022.
    With all the Covid issues and travel we decided to postpone our Zimbabwe Trip.
    Plan is as follows for Namibia road trip.
    April May for 28 days, which...
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    Re: Prado 150 - 3rd row removal

    My Prado 150 Auxiliary power system coming on slowly.
    Third battery installed, Inverter, 230V wiring, circuit breakers & change over breaker etc. Installed.
    Sits behind the passenger seats in...
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    Re: Travel through EC coastal region

    Drive the Zuurberg pass and do the gravel road through woody cape to Canon Rocks. Easy and scenic routes.
  11. Re: Road conditions : Whittlesea, Katberg pass, Seymore to Hoggsback

    We bypass the forest section by going left and around down to the village. The villagers will inform you if the route back to the right is passable (river bed crossing) or you need to continue to the...
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    Prado 150 vhf/29Meg radio fitment

    Who has fitted a VHF or 29 Meg radio or both to their Prado 150.

    Pictures of the fitment would be a big help.

    Looking to fit one down the side of the front passenger side of the centre consol. ...
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    Re: Prado 150 suspension

    Yep, that is my dilemma. Also have to consider the implications on my extended warranty etc. But I definitely would feel better with that extra 40 to 50mm chassis clearance, as I am used to on the...
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    Prado 150 suspension

    Who still rides with the original 3lt VX standard suspension and does a lot of off-road and 4x4?

    I absolutely love the Prado 150, but am disappointed with the low chassis clearance.

    The ground...
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    Re: Prado 150 - 3rd row removal

    Yep, had that in my old Prado 90. Decided to get fancy with the new system. Plan is to have removable draw inners as well. Will see how workable that is :)
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    Re: Prado 150 - 3rd row removal

    Slowly getting there with the custom drawer system.
    Still got to make up all the draws, finish of the carpet finish, fit the auxiliary power system etc.
    But can use it in the mean time.
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    Re: Prado 150 - 3rd row removal

    The custom draw system is coming along slowly. Taking time to work out the puzzle to maximise the usable space. Will still be using the second row of seats. In the end will have 4 draws, a fridge, a...
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    Re: Prado 150 - 3rd row removal

    Got the third row out.
    Busy building the storage draw unit now. 604032
    Will mount the base to the 8 seat mounting points with metal brackets so that the rear sensor is not interfered with & T-nuts...
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    prado 150 tyre pressure sensors

    Has any one changed their Toyota tyre pressure sensors?
    I put in an aftermarket set of 6, that give me real time pressure and temperature on a display.
    But now the tyre pressure light keeps coming...
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    prado 150 accessories

    So my 2016 Prado 150 3lt Deisel VX arrives this weekend.
    Feel like a kid in a candy shop.

    But all the research on the online forums has made me nervous.
    I was all set to put on the metal bumper...
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    Re: Prado 150 - 3rd row removal

    I did something similar, but with slide in storage underneath, in my old prado 90 and will adapt it to fit the prado 150.
    The measurements indicate it will fit if I remove the foldaway seats and...
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    Re: Prado 150: our packing solution

    I did something similar, but with slide in storage underneath, in my old prado 90 and will adapt it to fit the prado 150.
    The measurements indicate it will fit if I remove the foldaway seats and...
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    Prado 150 - 3rd row removal

    Looks like I will be getting a 2016 Prado VX Deisel with 150k on the clock.
    Just to do the paper work and do the purchase now. 😁

    Has any one removed the 3rd row of seats to use for extra storage...
  24. Thread: Prado 150

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    Re: Prado 150

    looks like most available are VX so would be 18" 60 profile.
    so would need to get 16" or 17" with 70 or 75 profile.
  25. Thread: Prado 150

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    Re: Prado 150

    What about the tyres?
    Do they come in 17" or 18" with a 60 or 65 profile?
    I prefer to have a 70 or 75 profile and not the 60 profile, as I do a lot of off-road and overlanding etc.
  26. Thread: Prado 150

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    Re: Prado 150

    Thanks, seems like I will have to settle for an auto.
    It is the 150 about 5 years old that I am looking for, not specifically the engine.
    It must last me the next 10 to 15 years.
  27. Thread: Prado 150

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    Prado 150

    I currently have a Prado 90.
    It has done me well with many 4x4 & overland trips.
    But it is now 21 years old and I am looking for something newer that I can enjoy for the next 10 to 15 years etc....
  28. Thread: Zimbabwe 2021

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    Zimbabwe 2021

    We are looking at doing a Zimbabwe trip in 2021
    Date options
    1 - 19 march to 11 April
    2 - 16 April to 9 May
    3 - 23 April to 14 May

    The route we are looking at
    Day 1 - PE to Jhb
    Day 2 - Jhb...
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    2019 Arid Parks Road Trip Report

    17 days, 6 National parks, 2633km tar roads, 2260km dirt road/4x4, 28 passes, 7 farm stalls


    Day 1
    11 hr drive from PE to Upington, stopping along the way for a breakfast sandwich at Middleburg,...
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    Re: Southern Africa roadtrip

    Just did the Arid Parks - will post my trip report, once I remember how to create a thread. 2019 Arid Parks Road trip.
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    Re: Road Trip, Man passes and SAN Parks

    2019 road trip report


    17 days, 6 National parks, 2633km tar roads, 2260km dirt road/4x4, 28 passes, 7 farm stalls


    Day 1
    11 hr drive from PE to Upington, stopping along the way for a...
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    Sticky: Re: PE 4x4 phonebook

    Danny zero79537983six
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    Sticky: Re: Port Elizabeth Members list

    Danny Eldridge, Lovemore Heights, 1999 Prado 3lt Deisel
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    Re: Road Trip, Mountain passes and SAN Parks

    The first Choice route I have set out through the Tracks of Africa was the Alternative route to drive Spektakel pass, take the Wolfburg turnoff (about 30kms down the R382) then left onto the R355 etc.
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    Re: Road Trip, Man passes and SAN Parks

    thanks will keep an eye out
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