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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    Has anyone fitted or know of a fitment of McLaren underbench HB9000 in an explorer. Just waiting to measure the left side underbench storage unit as I think that will be the best place for it. I will...
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    Hmm... I wonder if it is possible to permanently mount something to the sliding rail that once you pull out the fridge the gap is closed!!

    Something like Berhaharts but permanently attached to...
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    Has anyone devised a way to close the hole behind the fridge when you leave the fridge slide extended out at night?

    Looking for inspiration.
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    Re: Andrew St P White, Jurgens en Xplorer

    Is Rubbax and Alco the same company?
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    Re: Andrew St P White, Jurgens en Xplorer

    I managed to sit down and watch the Andrew StPierre White episode. He makes it abundantly clear he knows nothing about caravans or caravaning or towing for that matter... he admits it several times....
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    Re: Andrew St P White, Jurgens en Xplorer

    So has anyone experienced or had reliable second hand info on a failed Alko rubber torsion axle? And the age of the axle and rough idea of usage of a failed axle.

    I am thoroughly fed up with...
  7. Re: Recommended Solar Power installers, Northern Suburbs

    Thanks, looks like he is busy 2 weeks before he can come and give a quote!! But got myself sorted with Prolek Electrical Contractors.
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    Re: Axpert King vs MKS II

    So I have confirmed from multiple sources the MKS II does load share the older MKS does not.
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    Re: Axpert King vs MKS II

    Rather than start a new thread and before I start talking to the installers:

    Does the MKSII "supplement" solar power with grid power? I saw a video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n6DVS8lLgjw that...
  10. Recommended Solar Power installers, Northern Suburbs

    Hello All

    Looking to do a Solar Hybrid System at the house... I was waiting for winter but going to do it earlier now.
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    Re: Going the solar route

    My previous installation (sold with the house) was like that with only "essential" items on the solar circuit. But then found I was not getting the full benefit as you really want your high draw...
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    Re: Jeep Repair APS

    So just in closing we got the Jeep back after 9 odd weeks. Transfer case control box needed replacing...

    All in all I am not sure what to make of the experience. I do not think that is a...
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    Re: Jeep Repair APS

    Including the cost of mental anguish of SWAMBO driving my baby?

    I think you are missing the point here. When you buy a car you don't want it to randomly break, cost a fortune and 5 running into 6...
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    Re: Jeep Repair APS

    It is with her driving it. My costs are way lower. It stands in the garage for months on end.
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    Re: Jeep Repair APS

    So you are saying that the Jeep is still a cheaper vehicle to run than the Patrol? My fuel costs are WAY lower than the jeeps!!!
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    Re: Jeep Repair APS

    I would love too.

    The control modules just blow... my wives occurred while standing in the driveway. Jeep pulling out of SA (as I understand it) down to 2 dealers for Greater Cape town area. Poor...
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    Re: Jeep Repair APS

    Hello all

    Anton got hold of me. There has been some progress. He admits he is not the best communicator...

    It would appear that The Jeep Grand Cherokee ( all versions) is one of those...
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    Re: Jeep Repair APS

    I don't think that that language is warranted. It is not a warranty job. We are also not trying to do a cheapy fix, just want our car back (and SWAMBO is driving the Patrol as a daily... $$$$). I...
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    Re: Jeep Repair APS

    Will wait and see. Having to trick someone into answering a phone to get an update after a week of silence is p$%^ing me off.
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    Re: Jeep Repair APS

    I am out of the country. So very frustrated.
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    Jeep Repair APS

    I hate going onto public forums with things like this but here goes. And I only post after being reasonable about contacting the supplier repeatedly.

    I used APS many moons (and years) ago and...
  22. Re: Are the EB license requirements killing the camping industry?

    I may be wrong but the EB license does not cover driving at speed with a heavily loaded trailer... it involves backing the trailer through some bollards in a yard.
  23. Re: Weskus Weekend Elandsbaai/lambertsbaai route and early flowers?

    A tip when flower tripping is to plan the trip so the sun is at your back... and you are looking into the flowers. So morning move east to west and afternoons west to east.
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    Re: Atlantis Dunes - coordinates

    Nope. Their locations have not changed much... ;D
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    MediaRelease: Re: Adendorf Hi Lift Jack

    I mount the bar, crank pole and foot on the roofrack and just the mechanism goes inside the drawer in at the back. jack is about 10 years old now and mechanism looks like new, bar is due a respray. I...
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    Re: Trip round the Brandberg Mountain

    Too go to Spitskop and pass to the west of Brandberg will require some back tracking. I would do it the other way around and pass to the east of Brandberg. So Spitskoppe to Uis, White lady and then...
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    Re: Race to the sun

    http://www.desertdashnamibia.com/

    You need to try this. 4 Man 2017; 2 man 2018 and going for a dual again this year!!
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    Re: Nissan Patrol info

    I am biased but settled on a patrol because it has lots of space, offorad ability second to none and can tow anything. It is comfortable offroad and almost every experienced bad roader has grudgingly...
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    Re: Geology books and maps

    Ouarzazate

    Does your shelf look like this? ;D
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    Re: Southern Namibia Tour: 2nd Spare or not?

    If you have a common tyre size don't sweat it. If not then just take a tyre, I am going to make a bottom and a lid so I can pack stuff in mine... I was t
    Also thinking of getting a water bladder...
  31. Transport item Namibia to CapeTown before 4 June!!

    Hello all. I am at panic stations...

    A zebra skin I managed to get my hands on for a good price (culled) the export papers expire 4 June. It had been sitting around waiting for me to collect it...
  32. Thread: Etosha camping

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    Re: Etosha camping

    I stay a few hours from Etosha and frequently tasked to take our international visitors to the park (tough job but someone has to do it). My experiences of camping, accommodation and services are as...
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    We have had the 2011 Xplorer for 5 years now. We have traveled extensively in Namibia while it was based here. So lots of corregations at the time I was towing with an X5 and 120km/h on the open...
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    Re: Re Batteries

    I throw the breaker that sits next to the battery box if it is going to stand for less than a couple of months. Isolating the battery. I do that with about 3/4 charge in the battery, if you do not...
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    Re: Am I being paranoid about camp safety?

    You are being paranoid.

    I have never once felt unsafe in a caravan park mainly because I pick my venues carefully and steer away from Hilbrow Caravan Park. Obviously general precautions are...
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