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    Re: Day trip to Pilanesburg...?

    Officially, cross provincial travel for leisure is not allowed. Whether it's enforced, I don't know.

    Anyways, just a side note, the China Virus as you say is real. Some close colleagues who are...
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    Re: Here's my introduction

    Welcome!

    When financing, chat directly with your bank as well. Dealership gets commission on the loan they give you and the higher the interest rate, the better the commission!
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    Re: DEBATE: Pajero vs Land Rover

    The Pajero Sport from then directly competes with:

    Fortuner
    Chev Trailblazer
    Old shape Ford Everest.

    Don't disregard any of these. I had a Trailblazer so I am biased.

    I have only heard...
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    Re: I need your honest opinion - Pajero Sport

    I have no experience on any of the options you mentioned.

    But I wanted to say you are not considering a serious contender in the Isuzu MUX.

    I had the Trailblazer previously and it was an...
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    Re: Beefed-up Ford Ranger

    The guys in Pretoria North (where I grew up) will have a fit, they will now have to replace all their raptor kits and fake bonnet scoops!

    Edit: But each to his own, let the sun shine over all and...
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    Re: New platkar ordered - Suzuki Baleno

    Update - 20000km (yes very little travel in it over the last few months).

    No issues, great consumption. Still think it was great value for money.
  7. Re: What was your most adventurous trip in Africa the past five years?

    Wat n trip! Klink of die weer en wind rerig rof was.
  8. Re: What was your most adventurous trip in Africa the past five years?

    What an adventure Tim! Did you get to shoot that gun on the back of the Cruiser?
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    Re: Goo-Moremi in Botswana

    Any other opinions on goo-Moremi?

    (@Dirk - possible to move this thread to Botswana?)
  10. Thread: Bakkie prices

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    Re: Bakkie prices

    We bought a second hand (2018) BASIC Isuzu KB250 4x4. (The Hi-Rider version, not the X-Rider).

    When comparing vith to the Trailblazer we had, the Isuzu does not have:

    Cruise control
    Electric...
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    Re: Goo-Moremi in Botswana

    Is this worth making a long weekend from Gauteng?

    Camping or Chalets?

    How difficult is the hike (I'll be carrying a two year old)?
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    Re: Isuzu Buying Advice Please

    Congrats!!!
  13. Re: New First Time 4x4 Owner with lots to learn!

    Welcome! You'll have to keep her now since you made it your forum name. 8-)

    In any event, hope you will learn a lot.

    Where are you planning on taking it for its first trip after the lockdown?
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    Re: Cheers Trailblazer, Hello MUX

    My cousin also chucked his Grabbers midway through their lifespan on his Amarok due to road noise (and flats spots issues - but that was his own fault for not doing alignment, rotation & balancing)....
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    Re: Your Idea of a Beginner Overland Vehicle

    What is overlanding to you?

    For 95% of "overland" trips, any 4x4 double cab with a canopy, duel battery, fridge and a roof top tent will be more than sufficient. Or if you don't want a bakkie,...
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    Re: SHOULD I BUY A 2010 Suzuki Jimny??

    In 2012 I had the exact same scenario. I went and did a test drive and I did not like the Jimny. Wait, let me rephrase, it was perfect in every aspect but one - cruising at 120. And our holidays are...
  17. Re: Potch Military Base: rumours of large scale military training

    A very well connected friend of mine...says he has heard rumours
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    Re: My landy possibly for sale

    Vark me that 130 is a thing of beauty!
  19. Re: Pajero - Overland and repair - Build log nicknamed Poncho

    Hi,

    Will you please send me the details of the mechanic as well - Brother in Law as a 3.6 at the holiday home that he uses to launch the jetski and he is looking for a decent mechanic in the area....
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    Re: Adequacy of Vehicle for Botswana Parks

    Hi Steric,

    It would help a lot if we know the following:

    Budget (most NB)
    Number of people.
    Is your preference a type of setup as on the link provided (camper on the back of a single cab),...
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    Re: Value for money

    In 2017 during our Bots trip we saw two cars damaged as a result of towing heavy caravans:

    1. A Jeep Grand Cherokee had its chassis bent trying to drag a Mobilodge to Xakanaka.
    2. A Land Cruiser...
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    Re: Moremi, Chobe, Caprivi trip.

    Perfect trip!
  23. Re: Balule satellite camp in Kruger National Park

    Be sure to take a "scorpion torch" (a UV torch) with. Like this: https://www.outdoorwarehouse.co.za/product/zartek-9-led-uv-scorpion-flashlight

    Or you can buy one at the Parks Shop.

    Balule is a...
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    Re: Kb250 vs kb300

    Ek hou duimvas vir jou!
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    Re: 4x4 Vehicle Tug of War

    And then there is this - Hilux vs Ranger (on the tow ball of course and with a drink in hand)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-TXCS3UI_I
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    Re: Kb250 vs kb300

    I recently purchased a second hand 2018 KB250 Hi-Rider DC 4x4 (100kw). We did a 5000km trip through the Karoo in December and not once did it feel short on power (for my needs).

    I have not done...
  27. Re: Moremi, Savuti and Linyanti in a 2019 Jimny (May/ June 2020)

    Yes, anytime. If it's safe and travel is open again, then go. The Jimny will be fine.

    Pack light, take a jerry can. Have fun!
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    Re: Canopy : Rhinoman or RSI??

    Ek het my bakkie met n Bushtec 2dehands gekoop. Dis n baie netjiese canopy en ek ervaar hom 100% water en stofdig.

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    Re: Voetspore behaviour

    I enjoy their programs and watch it often. But I always thought he was a bit of a box. Has a bit of an important air.

    I never in my wildest dreams imagined people who promote overlanding would be...
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    Re: Bathroom breaks at night in Botswana!

    Pepper spray, airhorn....

    I myself have just risked it. But I do this fully knowing that IF something with teeth wants to catch me, I won't know until the first swipe or bite.
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    Re: Vehicle Cost of Ownership Spreadsheet

    Just wanted so say thanks for this tool. Scary as hell if you do low mileage.
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    Re: outsurance insurance

    I'm not with Outsurance.

    But:
    1. They are tops when it comes to the annual Short-term Ombudsman report; and

    2. I have heard from numerous family members, friends and colleagues about excellent...
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    Re: New Isuzu owner - KB250

    Bushtec
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    Sticky: Re: Escape Gear Seatcovers - Discount for members!

    PM sent for quote on my Isuzu. I had them in my Trailblazer and I was very happy with the product.
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    Re: Cheers Trailblazer, Hello MUX

    Sorry to hijack the thread here, but I want to say that I am (sort of but not at all) back in the family with a (2nd hand) new 4x4...

    2018 Isuzu D-Teq 2.5 4x4

    Link to my thread:
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