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    Re: Holiday accommodation in Langstrand

    ouch, you are going to have a hard time finding something so close to the time. :o
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    Sticky: Re: Namibia Road Updates

    Apparently the project now has the go-ahead. Tsaris to sossus and surrounding area.
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    Re: Input on tough MTs

    Noticed this recently as well, same in Nam, pity as was quite interested.




    Very good tyres, just check though when you purchase, you get the mining spec, which literaly has mining written on...
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    Re: My LC 79 v8 Journey

    Keep your weight low on the vehicle and dont be over-confident. Take it easy and listen to the guides. Have a look at what they provide on the trip (they usually mail a list of what you need to take...
  5. Re: What Time of Year Is there low temps but high water in falls

    As mentioned above, low temp and high water wont really happen in the same sentence. Nam peak tourist season June - October, but even that has shifted slightly with more and more people visiting all...
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    Sticky: Re: Namibia Road Updates

    will have to see. Problem is the road needs to be rebuilt, just grading wont help. On quite a few stretches the road is on the bedrock already.

    Just for info, the roads around twyfelfontein are...
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    Re: 105...sshhh...nobody knows

    did have to end up going the mag route, the steelies were 6.5j and were just not working. Managed to get hold of a set of original toyota 8j mags. Tyres fit much better and stance is wider, feels...
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    Re: 105...sshhh...nobody knows

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    Pics from a week long recce in damaraland. Great trip and first proper camping trip with the cruiser. All loaded up he gave me about 5.5km/l. Better than I expected to be honest....
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    Re: 105...sshhh...nobody knows

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    painful process, but decided to install my anniversary prezzie from swambo
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    Re: South Africans Behaving Badly!!

    sad but true, myself and a fellow forum member had a similair incident, tried to be polite, asked the guys to chill, things went sideways. luckily no charges were laid. It was not our fault.
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    Last proper overlander?

    Sitting here wondering, what was/is the last proper overlander?

    I mean proper no frills/no fuss vehicle. Tang en draad. New defender, 20-something modules and blah blah. 70 series cruiser, abs and...
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    Re: Just don't get some people...

    Thank you, had a meeting with some of the local authorities last week and we looking into a plan.
  13. Re: 4x4 self drive hire - insurance does not seem to cover accidents

    It's the norm for most rental companies these days due to the ammount of vehicles they lose. I have recovered rental vehicles with less than 5000km on. So obviously these guys need to cover...
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    Re: Sherman tank anyone?

    wonder if it will fit in my garden?
  15. Re: Pappa soek weer 'n EE EF AAI.........Ai Tog

    You clearly didn't read my signature ;)
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    Re: Just don't get some people...

    Makes me think now of the vandalised "stone men" further north...I mean c'mon...who does that?!?
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    Re: Just don't get some people...

    glad to see this doesnt bother only me, lot's of interesting views and comments etc as well.

    has gps made it easier for pax to enter the areas, yes it has, but I dont think thats really an excuse...
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    Re: Namibia in December-booking required?

    at the coast, you will struggle to find place....rest of the country you should be ok as everybody is at the coast.
  19. Re: Pappa soek weer 'n EE EF AAI.........Ai Tog

    ja nee...why anybody would want a old school live axle petrol thirsty monster with manual window winders I will never understand...
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    Re: GENERAL Grabber 'X3' Mud Terrain

    I was happy, unfortunately sold them with the car. Will definately consider them when eventually replacing current set on the cruiser. Last trip did with them was up to epupa etc at 1.3bar on the...
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    Re: Just don't get some people...

    Sad but true, and then later the people wonder why they are no longer allowed into these area's alone. Then the complaints start that it is just a money making scheme by operators etc but the fact is...
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    Re: RTTs and weight

    Have the frontrunner featherlite mentioned earlier. Not as heavy as units had before and swambo and I easily get it on/off the roof. The real weight starts when jerry cans and water tanks etc start...
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    Just don't get some people...

    Just came back from a week trudging around in Damaraland, and just could not believe the ammount of new tracks etc. The way some people drive and mess around is unbelievable, sickening almost.
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    Re: Kaokoveld & Damaraland

    Just came out of that area, spent about a week exploring some new spots etc. Swamps etc all driveable at the moment. Just be sure to double check before your trip as that time of the year is still in...
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    Sticky: Re: Toyota Pictures

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  26. Re: EMERGENGY / NOODGEVAL - Missing Australian self drive visitors... Vermiste klient

    photo's will be on the copy of their id/drivers licences.
  27. Re: EMERGENGY / NOODGEVAL - Missing Australian self drive visitors... Vermiste klient

    unfortunately this sort of thing happens more often than you expect.
    Clients change their itenerary or take different routes or stay a night longer or somewhere else without letting anybody know.
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  28. Re: EMERGENGY / NOODGEVAL - Missing Australian self drive visitors... Vermiste klient

    Is it a rental vehicle? If so do you know from which company?
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    MediaRelease: Re: Pajero 3.2 Di-D GLX 4x4 - opinions?

    awesome vehicles and awesome engines, driving at legal speed with ac I used to get around 10L/100km. No extras except OME suspension and slightly bigger wheels. I regret selling that car.
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    Re: Etosha Roads cause havoc

    Unfortunately DJR hit's it spot on. It is what it is. The guys charge you their hourly rate plus km and time travelled. And if this happened over a weekend it will be double time, as with any...
  31. Re: Pajero 3.2 Did Gen 3 SWB - Intermittent "hunting"

    when last was gbox oil changed?
    Check that kick-down cable is adjusted properly.
  32. Re: Toyota SA to drop Hilux's 2,8-litre turbodiesel into Land Cruiser Prado

    jip, and problem now with the new quantum which is going to cost them sales is that you need a C1 licence to drive it.
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    Re: No more V8?

    Australia? Rest of africa?

    One of the main reasons it took them so long to bring the V8 here was the quality of our diesel. And often there are less options available because of makret size etc.
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    Re: Moving through the ranks

    any dash rattles? ;D
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    Re: No more V8?

    " unfortunately reports online seem to have confirmed that Toyota won’t be placing the V8 in the next incarnation of its LandCruiser model. The question then, is what will be in it? With Toyota...
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