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    Re: Tankwa Karoo and Old Postal Route

    I did this route for the first time last week, from west to east.

    In my view low range or even 4x4 is not needed, although as said here before if you towing may come very handy once or twice.
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  2. Thread: 1980 FJ45 info

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    Re: 1980 FJ45 info

    Looks like a 4cyl Toyota diesel motor.
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    Re: Kaokoland - Namibia trip planning

    I am also on Wild Dogs, but saw it here. A few years ago (I think 2016) I planned a similar trip. I have ridden the south and east Namibia on other trips. Due to time I trailered the bikes to...
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    Re: Level 3 Lockdown - Trail Open

    Today we did Welgelegen 4x4 Trail, never have I ever seen any trail/farm so bus. Everyone was having fun, and most were braaing afterwards. Does anyone know it you can legally do the old postal route?
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    Re: Tankwa Karoo and Old Postal Route

    Does anyone know if this route is open, and if we may (legally) drive it yet?
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    Re: Level 3 Lockdown - Trail Open

    This whole situation is as clear as mud. No one really seems to know what is or is not allowed, and I am not only referring to trails.
  7. Thread: Mudder Trucker !!

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    Re: Mudder Trucker !!

    obviously postponed or cancelled?
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    Re: A-frame or trailer

    I towed a Suzuki (never actually weighed it, but estimated about 600Kg) all over S.A. never had a problem. At one stage I thought it might be better to use a trailer. The trailer (double wheel,...
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    Re: Amarok ultimate off roader build

    Now if this type of build could be applies to a VW Bus, this would really interest me.

    Ok depends on the cost.
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    Re: Toyoya 2F 5speed box

    Guys thank you for your replies, there is a lot of info here.

    If I understand the recommendations correctly, if I change from 33" to 35"it should make a big change?
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    Re: Toyoya 2F 5speed box

    I forgot to mention I am running 33" already, I am starting to suspect the problem may actually be my diff ratio is too low. I do however like the low ratio off road. I still seam to have more than...
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    Re: Toyoya 2F 5speed box

    Ok anyone have one or know of one laying around? At prices like R35 000.00 I will not be changing anything.
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    Re: Toyoya 2F 5speed box

    Thank you HugoNotte, Jelo and Grips, I thought the H55F would work, but was unsure.

    The way I understand (and I could be wrong) but 1st: 4.843 on the H55F is lower than 1st: 3.555 the H42, my 4...
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    Toyoya 2F 5speed box

    I have an Toyota FJ45, and am thinking of fitting a 5 speed box in, mainly to drop the reves on tar. I normally try avoid tar, and then keep to about 80KM/h. I have 2 issues, at this speed it sounds...
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    and probably another 3 weeks of no one going camping
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    Doing the "Old Postal Route"

    Hope to get some peace
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    Re: Southern Namibia 2020

    I did camp there once, about 20 years ago. Then already overland trucks would pull in, and everything changes. The bathrooms were a mess, loud partying until late into the night.

    No thank you, I...
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    Re: Southern Namibia 2020

    lekhubu943: All my previous trips were only one night stops, now I am not as young as I was, and prefer a much slower pace. Shall rethink the pace, and maybe add more rest days. Thanks for your...
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    Re: Southern Namibia 2020

    Thank you, shall defiantly look at Tsauchab River Lodge
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    Re: Southern Namibia 2020

    Ok our trip has changed quite a bit.

    We leave C.T. 7th May,
    Day 1 White House Guest Farm between Grunau and Keetmanshoop.
    Day 2 Day trip to Canyon Lodge and Fish River Canyon.
    Day 3...
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    Re: Troopy 2 H project

    Good luck, I have a FJ45 with power steering, so it can be done.

    Nice car you have, depending on condition, they grow on you.

    Enjoy
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    Re: Access to Pressure chamber/barometric chamber

    Look for a dive chamber or recompression chamber. Often found at hospitals and or university's. I do know of a few in Cape Town
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    Re: Suthern Namibia 2020

    Thank you KimballR even though it is not what I wanted to hear. I understood the road close to the coast may have been open and was hoping to do this road. This then means we shall be doing...
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    Re: Suthern Namibia 2020

    Thank you for your very interesting reply Dirkba

    You say that you "Travelled through the Spergebied to Aus"
    Did you do this from Alexandra Bay?

    We have just over 2 weeks so maybe not enough...
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    Re: Suthern Namibia 2020

    Thank you for your reply Olyfboer

    Is there any way one can self drive from Lüderitz to Alexander Bay?
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    Southern Namibia 2020

    We hope to do a trip in 2020. When is the best time to go? We not dependant on school holidays.

    We have just over 2 weeks, from C.T, but don't want to rush the trip. The idea is to do...
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    Re: Road Condition: R356 Sutherland to Loxton

    Did this road on Tuesday. No problems, can easy do it in a car. Many small (FWD 1/2 ton) bakkies came screaming past. I just took it slow and had no problems.
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    Re: Ammo box, it is a good option

    ubophe ibhokisi phantsi
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    MediaRelease: Re: Ford Ranger Raptor - Birth of a New Breed

    Heck I hope I am wrong, and yes I heard it here on this forum.
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    MediaRelease: Re: Ford Ranger Raptor - Birth of a New Breed

    Maybe so, but I understand Jeep is pulling out of SA.
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    Re: Fortuner Drawer System

    Wow, just the type of info I am looking for. Decided I want a draw system in my FT. I would love those CAD drawings or any accurate building plans. My idea is also fridge on the left (passenger side)...
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    Re: Selling a LHD still possible?

    The way I understand it, one can still buy and register a LHD, provided it is already registered in S.A. One can not bring in a LHD and register it in S.A. There is a cut off date, but not sure of...
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    Re: Toyota 2CT exhaust manifold

    I know of someone that can probably make you one in CT. I am having one made up for a 2F motor.
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    Re: Garmin Montana 610 issues

    I had a Garmin 276c, best GPS I ever had. Used it on my boat at sea, in my car and on my bike.

    I then bought a Montana 600. Long story short after buying T4 3 times, loosing all my Garmin street...
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    Re: Troopy's still available?

    If Rupert could do it for the MB 6x6, why can't a few of us get this done?

    I am in, depending on price
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