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    Re: Hluleka Nature Reserve attacked

    The problem with advocating a blanket call to all tourists to avoid SA is that there are 100's of thousands of people that rely on the tourism industry for a living. Maybe its now time that the...
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    Re: Hluleka Nature Reserve attacked

    Umm i can vouch a reason, but it will be nuked in 30 seconds.

    You allude to it in your post.
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    Re: Hluleka Nature Reserve attacked

    Thanks for the additional clarity. Takes the gender based violence out of the equation, which the press are alluding to, and which is causing all the speculation.
    I hope they catch whoever did this...
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    Re: Hluleka Nature Reserve attacked

    Tell us what you know.

    Something doesnt add up.
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    Re: Do you like the new Defender?

    You asked, so heres the list.

    I know Petri and others have mentioned a few but I tried to get vehicles that could compare with it in terms of offroad usage and on road comfort.

    1. Jeep Grand...
  6. Re: Road Condition - N14 from Ventersdorp to Vryburg

    Travelled N14 in June and the road was in good condition. As stated, some places with remnants of protest action, but no issues with the road surface.
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    2.4 GD6, how many kilos?

    There is a D4D thread regards kilo's but I couldn't find anything on the 2.4 GD6 motors.

    So how many kilos does your 2.4 Hilux/Fortuner have on it now?

    Mine is a March 2017 d/c 4x4 with 79k so...
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    Re: Do you like the new Defender?

    With total sales of ALL Land Rover products around the world totaling 30 000 units per month the new Defender wont really make it in the numbers game. Maybe 3-5000 units per month around the world,...
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    Re: R350 000.00 What would you buy?

    For 350k? I dont think so, but good luck with that.
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    Re: Turbo problems on new Ranger?

    Thats a 50% failure rate. Definitely not an industry acceptable rate.
  11. Re: New Land Rover Defender - World Premiere 10 Sep 2019

    By the time you have spec'ed some of the optional packages for your "bones of the arse" 90 P200 Defender im sure the asking price will be way over the 1 Bar number.

    Nice vehicle, but at that...
  12. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Haha, opportunity is lurking in adversity. ;D

    Build a few custom trailers now.
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    Re: Carnet de Passage - Namibia

    From the AA website.
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    Re: Carnet de Passage - Namibia

    Please can I have some urgent assistance from a suitably knowledgeable person.

    We are currently travelling around South Africa in our Zimbabwean registered Toyota Hilux 4x4 3.0 D4D and South...
  15. Thread: Rat problem

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    Re: Rat problem

    Extract from the Owl Rescue Centre website.......

    After extensive research Owl Rescue Centre found that there is no rodent poison on the market that guarantee not to cause secondary poisoning in...
  16. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    The shape of the D5's rear end?
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    Re: Is this it?

    When looking to replace my stolen Fortuner in November 2011 i did a spreadsheet of all the possibilities. The Defender 110 TDI Station Wagon new was 445K, the Fortuner V6 auto 4x4 sold for 441K. Took...
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    Re: Vodacom Pretoria

    Im in Newlands and if on 4G cant call out or receive calls. Switch to 3G and the problem goes away. Been like this for months now.
  19. Re: Which Hilux D/C as holiday car, 3.04D4, 2.4SRX or 2.7

    The 2016 2.4 SRX was a narrow body. The current shape came out end of 2016 so most were registered 2017.

    Ive had both variants and would go for the 2.4 every time. Having said that, it looks like...
  20. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Like i said, lets wait until the hype is over.
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    Re: Is this it?

    Once the hype is over they will be back to selling "defender numbers" per year if its priced at those levels.
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    Re: Is this it?

    You saying that R800k is within reach of the average Joe? The installments on an R800k car with 10% deposit and 10.5% interest over 60 months with no residual are R15 500 per month. Dont know about...
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    Re: Is this it?

    At that price they can keep it. Only the very well off will buy it.

    I thought the Defender would be a "peoples car" and ultimately save the LRJ brand from bankruptcy.
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    Defender Re: 1997 300 TDi Defender 90 Pickup - value?

    I seriously hope you are kidding ;D Ok my final offer.....90K. Thats reasonable.
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    Re: Overlanding.. Do you really need a 4x4?

    Having or not having 4x4 can be likened to having or not having a condom. ;D

    I bought a 4x4 because of that very issue. Its there when I need it.
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    Re: Help please, stranded Hilux (2018 GD6 2.4)

    Come now. One incident like this should have no relevance to the Toyotas overall reliability. I understand your frustrations and the fact that you have lost income and an extra day away from family...
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    Defender Re: 1997 300 TDi Defender 90 Pickup - value?

    111 000 genuine kilos? That is 5000km per year or 417km a month. If thats the case I will offer you 75K cash.
  28. Re: Show us your camping trailer setup & solutions

    Looking good Mark. The Bosvelder is great. Will be in Dinokeng early September, then a week in Kruger late October and 12 days at St Nowhere in Namibia over Christmas.
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    Re: How to replace a Pajero?

    Clearly no longer reliable and its starting to cost serious money to keep on the road. Purely my assumption based on his comments.
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    Re: Hilux comsuption

    Agreed
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    Re: Hilux comsuption

    2.8 or 2.4 Hilux?
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    Sticky: Re: Escape Gear Seatcovers - Discount for members!

    Hi Doc,

    Im looking for a set of seat covers for a 2017 toyota hilux double cab SRX. No side airbags. Not fussy but I believe that Escape Gear are the best. Can you please quote me on a full set...
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    Re: Meat from Botswana to Namibia

    Will you have proof of where you purchased it? I see you buying in Kanye. Should be fine.

    Come to think of it ive never been searched regards meat at Buitepos, and Ive been through there plenty of...
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    Re: Caravan still on my name after selling

    Welcome back.

    Same here in Centurion
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    Re: Marloth Park - veilig of nie?

    Join the Marloth Park group on facebook. They have a weekly crime stat report thats put up there. Mostly break ins when no alarms are set. 3 burglaries on Thursday night last week, as per the report.
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