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  1. Thread: Gps sales

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    Re: Gps sales

    You brought up load shedding amd the lack of connectivity during load shedding. In that case having your maps offline means the app functions the same as your Garmin or Tom Tom.

    Garmin also canít...
  2. Thread: Gps sales

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    It will know your position becaus it is a fully functional GPS. The GPS reciever is independent from the cellular reciever, and works just like a Garmin or TomTom or other dedicated GPS would
  3. Thread: Gps sales

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    most of the proper Navigation apps allow for you to store offline maps, so will work even when signal is a problem.... but obviously live traffic updates etc still need signal.

    Even google maps...
  4. Thread: Gps sales

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    Re: Gps sales

    guessing you are referring to Bakkranse and Tierhoek Camps in the Richtersveld.....

    screenshots atttached. With turn by turn routing from port nolloth, or wherever else you may need it from, for...
  5. Thread: EGT Gauge

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    Re: EGT Gauge

    sorry if taken the wrong way, I really like your set up, will be doing something similar on my challenge car next year if budget allows.

    I was genuinely just interested in what the extra lever...
  6. Thread: EGT Gauge

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    Re: EGT Gauge

    have you got a twin transfer case set up, or what is the extra gear-lever for?
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    Re: Buying new batteries

    am I missing something? From the picture it looks like you are running a 12 volt system? Or do you wire them 12 volt for charging and then 24 volt when you connect to the inverter?
  8. Re: Samsung tablet for google maps whilst driving

    Does the GD6 not have CarPlay or android Auto?
  9. Thread: Gps sales

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    Re: Gps sales

    As I said, each to their own, but I again need to re-iterate, OSM (Open Street Maps) data sets has all the waypoints and info you will find on tracks for Africa, and in many cases even more so.
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  10. Thread: Gps sales

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    Re: Gps sales

    I can pretty much assure you there won’t be a single track on tracks for Africa that is not also available on the OSM map sets you can download for free on your choice of apps for your smartphone or...
  11. Thread: Gps sales

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    Re: Gps sales

    have you tried maps.me? I find the routing excellent, and if you remember to download the maps for the regions you need before hand, it works perfectly offline too. Granted it isnít the best at track...
  12. Thread: Gps sales

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    ya well no fine. I am happy with Apple car play and maps.me for offline use. There is simply not a more detialed map set out there than the OSM crowdsourced data.

    For off road/off grid work yes,...
  13. Thread: Gps sales

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    Re: Gps sales

    I must ask.... in 2021, other than for hardcore military or paramilitary, completely off grid operations, who on earth still buys a gps? Especially something along the lines of a Nuvi?

    there are...
  14. Looking for a good Telkom mobile store in Pretoria

    I know, I should have known better than to take out a contract with Telkom in the first place. Fact is, there prices canít be beaten at the moment on business deals, and for the past 3 years with...
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    Freelander II Re: Freelander 2 judder

    Are there differences to the valve bodies for the TD4 and SD4 versions? Are these valve bodies interchangeable?

    I need to order one now, and the links on eBay are a bit confusing. Some list only...
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    Re: Camel Trophy Pajeros

    That is how I also understood it from the article in the link I posted.... whoever wrote the Wikipedia insert seems to want to make it sound like there was much more involvement.

    either way,...
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    Re: Camel Trophy Pajeros

    Am I really the only one fascinated by this information?
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    Re: Camel Trophy Pajeros

    Moved this thread here to the Landy section, as I thought it might get slightly more input here, since the Camel Trophy was quintessentially a ďland RoverĒ event

    anyone know a bit more about the...
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    Re: Camel Trophy Pajeros

    This article gives a bit more info, although a bit vague.

    it seems pajeros were used in the qualifying rounds in Japan in 84. They slide that maybe some pajeros were used in the actual event in...
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    Re: Camel Trophy Pajeros

    Iím blown away by what I have learned today. Wow.

    how has this not gotten more recognition. When one thinks of camel trophy, the only images that come to mind are of land rovers.
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    Camel Trophy Pajeros

    Not sure it this should be in the Landy or mistu section, so just posted under general.

    doing a bit of reading, as Iím considering an older gen 2 pajero as a backup/second Bush truck for one of...
  22. Re: Zimbabwe border posts open for tourists?

    Only open for commercial traffic. Tourist borders are open via airports but not by car.

    Depending on what you want to do in zim, you could travel overland via the caprivi to Kasane, then fly to...
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    Re: Large invertor currents

    yeah, this would be ideal, but they would charge very slowly. Iím not seeming to find any online with more than 20amp output. A 30 or 40 amp would be ideal
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    Re: Large invertor currents

    Thanks, for the time being I will go look for a 150 Amp fuse holder, and will look into upgrading the wiring between my invertor and the aux battery system.

    Im also going to open up my inverter...
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    Large invertor currents

    I am having a bit of a think now and something is bothering me.

    I realise most automotive installs of invertors range between 350 and 1000w, but there are up to 3000w invertors available that run...
  26. Re: registering a new (old) land rover in South Africa

    As you mention it was de registered in SA, so that already makes life a lot easier.

    I would not bother registering it in Botswana at this point. I would bring it back to RSA as an unregistered...
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    Re: Trail and Braai

    The 4x4ATV site at rust de winter might work.

    there is a nice, short self drive trail (ook somethings bos roete), that runs along the river, but the ultimate is to book one of their mountain...
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    Freelander II Re: Freelander 2 judder

    what was the shipping time like? Did you have to pay any additional import duties?

    I have a few clients running FL2 and have replaced valve bodies on them before, but the local prices for used...
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    Freelander II Re: Freelander automatic transmission

    yep, stil the same 6 speed Aisin box, but as mentioned above, the valve body is different.
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    Re: Petrol gauge always empty

    Have you tried putting some fuel in?
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    Re: Vehicle GVM for overlanding

    no, unfortunately not.
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    Re: Project 2: Defender 130 V.3-Amigos ??

    fuel bleeding is a bit of a pain on TD5s.

    While on charge to make sure the battery lasts, bridge the terminals for the fuel pump relay, and leave it to run for about half an hour. This is far...
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    Re: Driving an automatic: Any general advice?

    to have proper engine braking you need the TC to be locked up. Most older tech gearboxes only have TC lockup in the higher gears, so itís a bit of an issue off-reading.

    since the advent of the ZF6...
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    Discovery 3 Re: Overheated - Now what?

    Being a diesel discovery, you may just have become another statistic.

    however, it sounds like just an overheat, and not necessarily a snapped crank.

    did swambo switch it off after coming to a...
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    Re: Code EB drivers test

    That simply doesnít sound right...Iím in two minds about whether to do my EB, or just go right up to an C license while going through all the effort, so will be interested to know also.

    another...
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