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    Re: Dunlop Grandtrek AT3g (owners review)

    Fitted to my 2010 petrol Fortuner. Armada suspension lift. Previous tyre, Duelers.

    Currently on 18000km, can hardly see any wear.

    Heavily loaded through Richtersveld, Tankwa twice, no issues,...
  2. Re: Old School Adventure Bike - Which One?? (Post Pics!!!)

    That KLR is similar to what I had in 1984.

    Had this for 3 years, done 33000km, trouble free. Enjoyed every moment with it. Bought it new for R3800, sold it for R3000..big mistake. If remember...
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    Re: Border posts open or closed?

    Through Mata Mata, one has to go via Twee Rivieren, correct?
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    Re: Adventure Bike

    1200GS/A

    My 1200GS is 2004 model, 150K on odo. I'm 172cm, 70kg. The 1200GS is not that heavy. Average fuel consumption 20km/l.
    Less maintenance, thanks shafty. Easy to service.
    Major issues...
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    Re: Sendelingsdrift pontoon

    Info required: If one cannot enter Namibia at Sendelingsdrift on route to Luderitz due to low water level, I assume one can then at Alexander Bay crossing?
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    Re: Solo Richtersveld trip - good or bad idea?

    Hi Elsabe
    Ek en my vrou toer alleen, altyd. Ons was al by menige kampe waar dit net ons was, meestal in Namibie. Hoe jy toer verskil dramaties van persoon tot persoon. Belangrik om selfvoorsienend...
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    Re: Simonstown Naval Practice

    Tiffies het nie blou beret nie...dit was nie verniet swart gewees nie...ons hande was altyd vuil van die ghries...
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    Re: Kruger Park - The Northern Half

    Northern region our favourite part. Can recommend Sirheni for a few nights, only 15 chalets, very quiet. The S55 route between Shingwedzi and Babalala picnic spot one of the most scenic routes in the...
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    Re: Looking at buying an old 4x4

    Clint

    For what it's worth. We toured for 10 years with this. Throughout RSA and Namibia. Yes, it is tiny but if packed correctly very comfortable. Consumption on average 10km/l. Only missed a beat...
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    Re: 215 85 R16 tyre

    Thanks Pete


    I might get a used 7.50 R16 C next week.
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    Re: 215 85 R16 tyre

    Hi Johan

    Thanks for the reply. The width is similar but the circumference differs by about 100mm. My vehicle currently runs on 265/65/R17's. Your suggestion however did guide me towards a...
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    215 85 R16 tyre

    Anyone having a used but still usable one lying around. To be used as space-saver back-up second spare for upcoming Namibian tour. I'm only aware of Cooper producing such a tyre locally.

    Groot...
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    Re: Toyota Problems under 100 000km

    Nogal waar ek die kwotasie gekry het...:confused:
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    Re: Toyota Problems under 100 000km

    Today a minute radiator leak on Fortuner V6 at 92000km. Quote is around R5K for replacement, damn!
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    Mine was the 2011. Just returned from a coastal...

    Mine was the 2011. Just returned from a coastal trip. Travelled over Prince Alfred's pass to Keurboomstrand and back via Knysna, again over Prince Alfred's. From Knysna the road was a great deal...
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    Sticky: Hi Doc I would like to have a dashboard cover...

    Hi Doc

    I would like to have a dashboard cover made for my 2011 Pajero. Similar to the one for Hillux/Fortuner, grey canvas with pockets. Is this available or doable?

    Thanks

    Jaco

    Pta-East
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    Just came back from Keurboomstrand, next to...

    Just came back from Keurboomstrand, next to Plett. One of our favourite routes is over Prince Alfred but it was closed from Avontuur to De Vlugt. So we continued with tar over George, and it is about...
  18. Also, pressure increases with heat. I noticed the...

    Also, pressure increases with heat. I noticed the following with fully loaded fobyfo on Duelers, no trailer.
    2.5b went to 2.8b on tar from a morning start to after about 10km
    1.8b to 2.1 on gravel...
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    Hi Stefan Het die roete van 27-30 April gery...

    Hi Stefan

    Het die roete van 27-30 April gery met Fortuner. As jou voertuig nie probleemagtig is nie behoort daar nie te wees nie. Paaie was nie te sleg nie, voertuig se banddruk was so 1.6 tot 1.8...
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    Did Bitterpan with swb RAV4 some time ago,...

    Did Bitterpan with swb RAV4 some time ago, exhilarating! It was definitely more fun than with Fortuner.
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    Mag sy legendariese appeltert voortbestaan en 'n...

    Mag sy legendariese appeltert voortbestaan en 'n besoek aan Solitaire ons altyd aan hom herinner.

    RIV
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    Agree. Perhaps a couple of grim pictures or...

    Agree. Perhaps a couple of grim pictures or videos of vehicles being harassed or demolished would receive more attention. Put them up at all the entrances an receptions, like they do with poaching...
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    Hey R Baie netjies! Sal myne maar moet uithaal...

    Hey R

    Baie netjies! Sal myne maar moet uithaal en oordoen want ek sal baie skaam kry om langs jou te kamp.

    J
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    Dankie vir die inligting. As ek so na die fotos...

    Dankie vir die inligting. As ek so na die fotos kyk wil dit voorkom of die pad erger geraak het oor tyd. Ek het ook gedink dat dit moontlik makiliker sal gaan met die afkomslag.
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    Bezuidenhoutspas

    Dagsę

    Het op hierdie stukkie pad afgekom oor die langnaweek. Op T4A staan dit bekend as "Bezuidenhouts Pass" maar kry nie enige soek inligting op die forum aangaande die pas nie. Ek was alleen op...
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    Na 3 jaar en 55000km lyk myne se gemiddelde...

    Na 3 jaar en 55000km lyk myne se gemiddelde syfers as volg, meestal binne spoedgrens:
    - Stad: 7km/l
    - Snelweg: 9km/l (10km/l word met entoesiasme uitgebasuin)
    - Grondpad: 8km/l
    - Wildtuin:...
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    My 2c I received helpful input from a forum...

    My 2c

    I received helpful input from a forum member regarding Stopshop and the product he installed in his car, not a Fortuner. I promptly ordered the following unit from Stopshop and here’s my...
  28. Thread: Front Rattel

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    Fortuner We also experienced an irritating squeak on...

    We also experienced an irritating squeak on gravel roads and over bumps. Turned out to be the bonnet hinges. Some grease and it is cured.
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    Sticky: Hi Thanks for input on this thread. We leave...

    Hi

    Thanks for input on this thread. We leave for Kaokoland on 5 April. Can anyone perhaps comment on current road conditions below?

    - Opuwo to Epupa over Okangwati
    - Epupa to Camp Syncro...
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    Went to Mimo's on a Monday, pizza special. Put...

    Went to Mimo's on a Monday, pizza special. Put one of those steering locks on the steering wheel. Back at the car..where's the key? OH sheiks, removed it to use the steering lock on other car.
    ...
  31. Hi Subok, we stopped at Brand se Baai where I...

    Hi Subok, we stopped at Brand se Baai where I could have noticed taps at the camping spots, but the best would be to enquire from Namaqua National Park reception or if someone on the forum could...
  32. Hi Corne We just completed a fabulous eco...

    Hi Corne

    We just completed a fabulous eco route and caracal trip over the Easter break. Your plan sounds fine. Although we did it the other way round as we came from Tankwa, I definitely want to...
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    New User: Jacoboos

    Introduce yourself

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    Jaco
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    Married to Lizette, 20 years. No children, but Jonty and Kietie Kat think otherwise.
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