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    Re: When your veins ooze Land Rover Oil

    ;D I won't go that far in terms of who is allowed on the forum or not ;D...

    I am not a Landyman, but will look twice at a kitted Defender, they just lend themselves to really look the business.
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    Re: Touareg - 3.6 V6 new owner questions

    Depending on personal use I suppose, but why would you want to put 20” wheels/tyres on a vehicle with offroad capability, or is it about the looks ?
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    Re: Ground Zero canopies reviews

    I can concur with the above statements, had mine for around 9 months, transferred from SWAMBO's Hilux to mine. I bought the top-of-the-range one and it is both great quality and price, ~ R6k less...
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    Re: Best toast making device for camping

    We make braaibroodjies all the time on a grid. We do butter them on the outside as well. Have you tried this?
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    Re: Bush Lapa mods

    Die volgende moet in plek wees vir die geyser om te werk:

    1. Gas in die bottel en oop
    2. Pomp aan
    3. Skakelaar by die geyser moet in die "Aan" posisie wees
    4. Die batterye in die geyser moet...
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    Re: Bush Lapa : experience HIS beauty @

    Dit lyk my julle het dit beide baie geniet, maar ook bietjie koud gekry Michael. Hoe lekker lyk daai bruin sappie nou ;D
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    Re: Braai-ing chicken

    We love braai’d chicken, in various formats, mostly kebabs.

    BUT!!! What I’ve done twice in the last week is braai Wollies schnitzel on a wood fire, Oh my Word, nothing can compare, it is in...
  8. Re: Help me choose: Echo Chobe, Bush Lapa Kewer, Imagine Trailvan?

    After a stint with the Companion of nearly 3 years and then an Explorer assembled on a Friday afternoon that I nearly gave away after 8 months we spent a lot of time researching and went from show to...
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    Re: Accessories worth it, or a money pit

    Me too, thankfully. I have the best wife!

    Last week she said, would you please please buy a set of rocksliders for my FJ, the OEM sliders do not protrude at all making it very difficult for her to...
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    Re: Water requirements for wild camping

    I always split our water supply, drinking water is always separate and we do not drink from a container like a 20 or 40L. We like drinking sparkling water and I buy a combination of 500ml and 1.5L...
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    Re: Metalian Basic Prototype trailer

    I am also suitably impressed all-round, customer input and supplier willingness to go the (very far) extra mile, very cool, well done Heinz :cool:

    I've been toying with the idea of scaling down...
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    Re: Accessories worth it, or a money pit

    Amen to that Grips :cool:
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    Re: Accessories worth it, or a money pit

    Very true Grips, without many of my modified vehicles I would never have had so much fun and reached places an unmodified vehicle would dream reaching.

    It is all about application. One can take a...
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    Re: Accessories worth it, or a money pit

    The money I have spent on the 9 4x4’s I’ve bought through the years and modified can most likely buy a decent two-bedroom rental property :rolleyes:

    But then this is also integral to my lifestyle...
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    Re: BFG A/T KO2 tyre pressure

    If the 2.5 and 3 bar quoted is warm pressure (driven some distance) then maybe yes, but cold seems excessive. The reason I say this is because my tyre monitor show an increase of 0,4 bar between cold...
  16. Re: Landcruiser 4.5 V8 Diesel clutch replacement

    I am in agreement with Jelo. I had the 79 V8 with a De Graaf 76mm freeflow exhaust and later a Unichip.

    The standard clutch is very sensitive for any extra power, even just the freeflow caused my...
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    Re: Fuel Consumption - Hilux 2.8 Auto

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    Leisurely drive from Pretoria East to Cullinan today, trying not to accelerate hard or go past 110.

    I’m very chuffed with 12.9km/l, it was on 13 when we entered Cullinan. I’m on...
  18. Re: Trip Report: Southern Namibia at a leisurely pace.

    Stunning!!
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    What a great TR!

    Could not sleep :(, so 2AM I was reading 3 & 4, you really make one want to pack and just go ;D

    I think the value of such a great TR is underestimated, both in terms of sharing...
  20. Re: Trip Report: Southern Namibia at a leisurely pace.

    Hi Frans, I see you normally tour with the BL in tow. Did you at any stage wish you were not towing during this trip.

    Reason I ask is because I have this idea in mind of going back to basics and...
  21. Re: Trip Report: Southern Namibia at a leusurely pace.

    Great read Frans, thank you for the efffort and detail. We’re planning a visit in Dec/Jan and your report will assist us greatly 8)
  22. Re: Possibility to tour South Nam without any booking Dec/Jan?

    Small world Christa :cool:, we have a Technology Architecture company and do business mainly with Anglo American within the mining sector.…
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    Hahahaha yeah I can imagine the “experience”, we do work in the mining industry and dare I say it can be challenging and interesting same time.

    Reminds me of our experience with requesting to...
  24. Re: Possibility to tour South Nam without any booking Dec/Jan?

    ;D I'll wave to everyone we see, seems many will be forum members ;D
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    I will be very well repaired thanks Nys. After a dreadful experience in Kruger many years ago in December I vowed to never go through that much paid again with my setup. I now have ample storage and...
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    ;D;D Sometimes living on the edge provides a complete new meaning to life and experiences ::);D. Ry net, ons maak planne soos ons ry.
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    Thank you Frans and Tony ;).

    Heat is one of my concerns, and I remember from 18 years ago, it was hectic hot in January, albeit not as humid as say the KZN North coast. I have not started any...
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    ;D, no props, thanks a mill KimballR :cool:
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    Lekker Elize, dalk loop ons julle raak ;D
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    Agree Stranger, ours was also an epic trip, so many highlights and laughs from that trip :)
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    Thanks a mill KimballR, the response I was after ;D.

    Also the offer for further assistance. Looks like I can start formulating some ideas :cool:
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    I have this “maybe a bit crazy these days” idea in mind for the December holiday and replicate what we did in 2001 as part of our honeymoon (late January). We then had a start and end date and did...
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    Re: The Best 4x4 for Baboons Pass

    I did not have many issues with my Land Cruiser 80 VX in 2010 to complete Baboons pass, once only needed to winch when it was pouring with rain and soaking wet. The wife driving at the time (she...
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    Re: Ctek D250 - Takealot Special

    I used to only buy and use Ctek, after my D250S died I bought WRND and am very happy. It is less than half the price of the Ctek and includes a MPPT solar regulator.
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    Re: Fuel Consumption - Hilux 2.8 Auto

    I normally run 2.0 - 2.1 in the front and depending on weight at the back and if I'm towing 2.0 - 2.5 Bar, measured when cold.

    Interesting to watch my tyre monitoring system and the pressure...
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