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    Re: Is a portable braai a necessity when overlanding.

    those foil sleeves are a lifesaver !!! we also use spray and cook on all surfaces to faciltate cleaning - makes awesom "all in one" meals flatties with veg
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    Re: Is a portable braai a necessity when overlanding.

    with difficulty.... I turn mine upside down, grab the legs and shake it up and down - makes a racket and is messy..
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    Re: Thought's on Land Cruiser 76

    1) unless loaded , very bouncy - invest in a kidney belt unless one has a mean sixpack
    2) can be very tiring - I drive a V6 79SC and have found that the best money spent was in sound proofing the...
  4. Re: Mecer Inverter - 8 Batteries - Real World Figures

    definitely agree - more panels
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    Re: 79 Cruiser tow capacity

    this is my 79 v6 sc

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    Re: How do you pack your BushLapa's?

    come have a look - I have looked at hese a number of times over the last 4 years and eventually saw the light and the price was right with 2018 LC79 V6 33000km - just spent a load on soundproofing...
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    Re: How do you pack your BushLapa's?

    we are also two people - Just get the Miskruier with Z roof and old geyser.

    I had the bed on the rightside made longer and put a memory foam topper on it.

    I store the side walls in the space...
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    Re: Overnight:Three Sisters -Beaufort West area

    Perhaps the Karoo National Park
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    Defender Re: Kitted out Defender vs towing a kitted trailer

    give this man a Bells!

    You wont save much RRRR , I have many years experience in camping and believe in " dont fix if it aint broke!" you have a family that are growing and when they bigger u...
  10. Re: Defender Td5 temp gauge spiking and some other stuff

    " On the way home I was going up a big hill and the temp gauge spiked (to the red) for about 1 second"

    I had this symptom with my TD5 and it turned out to be a hairline crack in the head gasket -...
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    Re: Why are Bush Lapa's so popular?

    imo khaki does not show the Bush rash as much as the white --- I have a khaki Miskruier and a White Bosluis - the scratches are more noticeable on the white and Khaki blends in the bush better and...
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    Re: Levelling a car with a RTT

    with the Bush lapa I use plastic wheel chocs similar to these...
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    Re: Bush Lapa owners list

    hi there , we have added a Bosluis 2 but not sold our Miskruier 850

    Name and surname: Putta and Tracy
    Bush Lapa nr: 1624
    Bush Lapa model: Bosluis 2
    Sleeps: 2
    Forum Alias: Putta
    Country: South...
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    Re: Levelling a car with a RTT

    I use one of these under one of the wheels - its not often that one needs 2
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    Re: Slide on canopies

    Think the concept is very sound, we looked at the Palomino https://www.palominorv.co.za/product.htm and Northstar camper http://www.northstarsa.co.za/ and preferred the Northstar from a...
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    Sticky: Re: LR parts offered / required

    option on the folding step please

    anyone coming to cape town and can bring the step?
  17. Re: Are the LC 70 series V8's really THAT problematic in Africa?

    awesome offroad - just make sure you dont buy one with the R151 gearbox - think they were years 2007 to 2011 - I had a 2010 76 1Hz gearbox packed up at 63000 km - the seal between transfer box and...
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    Re: Why are Bush Lapa's so popular?

    I don't think there are bad caravans on the market anymore. It all depends on what you are looking for in a caravan.
    BL offer a product that is light, robust, simple and practical with their design....
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    Re: camping fan advice

    I bought 2 Caframo Ultimate 757 fans and fitted to my BL Miskruier- work a charm we sleep with them on low speed.
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    Re: What would you choose as your overlander

    not to derail this thread.... what size tyres do you have on the T4? did you do anything to the suspension?
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    Re: Looking to buy older 4x4 vehicle. Need advice.

    sound advice!
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    Re: Bush Lapa general discussions

    I went this route and fitted a 2plate Dometic unit https://www.dometic.com/en-gb/uk/products/food-and-beverage/mobile-kitchen/hobs/dometic-hbg-2335-_-20635 .... looks very nice , works well enough ...
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    Re: Bush Lapa general discussions

    had a similar experience 3yrs back - replaced with Victron = no problems
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    Re: Old tyres disposal

    what an awesome idea! roadtrip coming up!
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    Re: Load Rating

    imo

    I had the old BFG KO but they are not available anymore and so my dilemma - I ended up putting 285/75/16 Cooper ST maxx on my 105 cruiser due to weight loading.

    When out in the bundu on...
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    Re: Ropes For Africa Recovery Rope

    these guys are reputable they are the online shop for Southern Ropes https://www.southernropes.com/factoryshop who I have had extensive dealings with over the past 10 years - I work for a blue...
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    Re: No more batteries for geyser

    Meanwell SDM30-12S3 will do the job, but cheaper to keep spare batteries -- I have replaced batteries once in 3 years using it for approx 200 days camping
    ...
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    Re: Your Top 3 Tyre Choices (AT) : Size 285/75/16??

    just" been and done that" for my efi..

    My efi is heavily loaded and has LT285/75/16 tyres and to me the load range E was important - I looked at various tyres and found that most of the cheaper...
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    Re: Overland Vehicle Mods

    a friend has just gone through the exercise of changing hubs( easy DIY job) on his trailer to suit the car rims - the approx cost of two hubs from Burquip ( the BL Baobab use Burquip axles) was...
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    Re: Ford or Merc - what would you do?

    looks like I am under correction - it was the 3.0l v6 OM642 merc engine used in the Jeep

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeep_Grand_Cherokee#Engines_4

    and the musso used an earlier 2.7l OM602...
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    Re: Ford or Merc - what would you do?

    my error - you are correct
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    Re: Ford or Merc - what would you do?

    My choice is the Merc X350
    Pro's .....
    3.5l V6 diesel is one of the best engines ever built and is used in Jeep & Musso as well - it is difficult to beat the power and refinement of this engine....
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    Re: NL Fridge Light Problems

    it is a simple reed relay in the side that may need replacing- contact NL they are very helpful
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    Re: BUSH LAPA: Preparing for 12000 km trip

    In 25000km of towing my miskruier around Nam, Bots and SA, I have had to replace the following:-
    Knott coupler due to wear and tear from sand etc - it did not disconnect, but the wear indicator was...
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    Re: 2006 ML 320 CDI - Owners Reports PLEASE???

    Petri, I bought a 2011 ML350 CDI at 107000km and at 146000km noticed an oil leak on top of the engine.
    and only have had one issue , expensive as one has to strip a lot off to get to the problem...
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