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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    Loving it. It may look like Defender, but the suspension and drivetrain are going to modern, robust units built by the best companies in the world.

    Marry that with a reliable BMW diesel and a...
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    Re: Pajero Sport Thread

    Sorry I am pulling a old post as it is relevant.

    I went to get the Stofpad bashplate fitted to my 3.2 and the front engine plate fits well, but the gearbox plate seems to be missing something....
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    Re: Pajero Sport Thread

    Nice Hendel - looks like Monroe in front and Bilstiens at the back, out of curiosity why chose the Monroes?
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    Re: Pajero Sport Thread

    Bad news today, mechanic sent me this picture of my diesel filter housing.

    That sparkle at the bottom is apparently my fuel pump shedding.

    So I didn't know this, but the fuel not used in the...
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    Re: What did you do to your Mitsu Today ?

    I would answer, kinda flat but not very. If you try put a flat board down on the carpet, it is going to rock as there are high points.

    You can see i lifted the whole deck to the height of the...
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    Re: I bought a hatchet

    That is so weird !! it Just happened to me.

    Mine must be 10+ years old and I sitting at my desk doing some knives

    I just gave the bottle a gentle squeeze and vola I stink of oil.

    it...
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    Re: What did you do to your Mitsu Today ?

    Off to Bots soon for 25 days. :D

    Need every inch of packing space I can find.

    The back seats were devastated to find out they weren't coming with us this time.

    Added some shelving to allow...
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    Re: Shops around Nguma Lagoon

    Yeah a bit further that I was thinking of going.....

    Thanks I will have to make a plan for vegetarian, or eat at the restaurant.

    Well there's a local business opportunity.
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    Re: Mascom or Orange?

    Thanks Thats a relief
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    Re: Mascom or Orange?

    Sorry duplicated
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    Re: Mascom or Orange?

    Thanks most of the links still work although Mascom has changed

    https://online.mascom.bw/


    Do you know if Bots uses Nano-sims ?

    All my phones are Nano now and I ran into problems finding a...
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    Shops around Nguma Lagoon

    We coming down from Caprivi Strip, camping at Nguma Lagoon,
    I see we cross vet lines at Mbambi and Xhauga going south, so no meat or dairy.

    Is there a shop near Nguma I can buy braai meat at ? ...
  13. Re: Upington Camping - Security and Recommendations

    Monate will be my first choice.
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    MediaRelease: Re: Grid Tie Office Solar Setup

    I think for me the crux is not to look at the price, but rather the technology offered is the best and the quality is the best.

    I recently attended a presentation on grid tied systems in Durban....
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    Re: Gried-Tied; Power during blackout

    Prob'ly only comes in yankee strength 110 volts.
    This doesn't sound as if it is grid tied. It seems a stand-alone circuit feeding one dedicated plug.

    There is plenty of grid-tied systems here,...
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    Re: Worthy Successor to Defender?

    Well it certainly looks the part. I like the lines. Watched some utube on it

    Engine needs to be seriously improved, gearbox too. Slow and lurchy

    It is also a noisy drive.


    But you know...
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    Re: Okavango delta and your vehicle

    Good news indeed, we into the delta in September and I have no desire to do water crossings. If I wanted to play in water I will get a jetski

    But question - if it rains in Angola now, would that...
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    Local knowledge Naxi to Rakops

    hi
    We plan to go from Maun to Naxi Pan and then down to CKGR deception via Rakops.

    Question is can we use a shortcut -the sand ridge road through the makgadikgadi pan NP on the way to Rakops or...
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    Re: Pajero Sport Thread

    Ummh , go straight?

    Firmer tyre pressure will help, check that maybe you running a bit soft, using 2H also will ease the steering in town. Leave it to the mechanical gurus to work out if you can...
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    Re: Pajero Sport Thread

    If you had asked me 5 years ago I probably would have said GUD filters were fine and they probably still are excellent.
    I am pretty sure they are/were making filters for a lot of "brand" names -...
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    Re: Taking meat into Botswana

    Hi (we first timers)

    We tripping in September, and being a biggish group I want to be 100% understanding this, as I am somewhat responsible for the logistics.

    So I get the no meat across...
  22. Re: Advice for stopover between Golden gate and Pretoriuskop

    http://www.stonechat.co.za/pages/candc.html

    http://www.indabushe.com/

    http://hippowaterfront.com/lion-caravan-stands/
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    Re: Ammo box, it is a good option

    Some really good ideas here - thanks, i will be borrowing ideas for the roof rack boxes.

    Our problem with lids was slightly different, I designed a drawer system that takes 5 full size ammo boxes...
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    Re: DIY Mini camping caravan build

    Will follow your thread on the build with interest.

    Good fortune.
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    Re: NMI Pietermaritzburg closing March

    I have been happy with Kia in Pmb. They do the basic services every 10 and no problems.
    I havent had to test them with anything out of the ordinary.


    Ben who took over Haydens shop also is good...
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    Re: Pajero Sport Thread

    Good question I didn't ask and I will in the future, maybe they just rotate it from the car in front of you :-\
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    Re: Pajero Sport Thread

    For interest, my recent service from KIA, very little in it except for the fuel filter.
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    Re: outdoor-fishing-rod-light

    US$ 10.99 each if you buy a batch of them
    (about R158.00)
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    Re: Camping near Lady Gray (Eastern Cape)

    Haven't been there - yet
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    Re: Crispy Toyota

    Originated outside the wall cavity
    Intense heat, but not a lot of flame,
    lot of white soot on the windows - white smoke
    Minimal roof damage - short duration burn.
    Black sooty residue at the base...
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    Re: Another Sani pass/Lesotho thread. Sorry...

    Ah -- Magic route, we did it the other way from Ha-Lejone at Katse to meet up on the A1 at Tlaeng Pass (what they used to call in the old days "the pass of guns" because of the warring fractions on...
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    Re: Pajero Sport Thread

    Well mine is the 2012 version so I dont know if they upgraded the suspension in your model.
    I run a similar roof rack configuration, 45 water, 40 l diesel, 25 firewood, 65 tent.
    Roughly 190 kgs...
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    Re: geothermal aircon

    Yeah well it is USA they use fahrenheit.

    So not a real 30 degrees
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    geothermal aircon

    Watched a youtube video of a guy building a off-grid house in USA.

    He was using geothermal cooling to create internal air conditioning.

    His was extremely simple, a 4 inch plastic pipe with a...
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    Re: Pajero Sport Thread

    I hear your pain, if it was two inches lower i would see it, and it it was one inch higher I would miss it.
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