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    Stabilizer Jacks on Conqueror Companion

    Good Evening all,

    Our recently purchased used Conqueror Companion came fitted with 4 stabilizer jacks in each corner, in addition to the standard fold down jacks at the 2 rear corners. Wondering...
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    Meat and Veg into Botswana

    Botswana
    Evening all,

    Our second trip to Botswana coming up. Can someone clarify the following:

    1. Is cooked red meat permitted into Botswana?
    2. What fruit and which vegetables, if any, are...
  3. Current Road Conditions in Northern Botswana

    Hi Everyone

    Leaving on the 20th for our second Botswana trip and maiden camping trip with our Companion. Just wondering if anyone has information on the current road conditions on the following...
  4. Thread: Getting Pula

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    Re: Getting Pula

    Evening all,

    Just ordered Pula online from FNB at a rate of 1.48 to the rand (service and delivery charge included)
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    Re: Companion - Tips, tricks and mods

    Officially joined this group this week...now to read through the entire thread and to decide where to start...

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    Sticky: Re: Meat and Fruits/Vegetables in Botswana

    Evening all,

    Our second trip to Botswana coming up. Can someone clarify the following:

    1. Is cooked red meat permitted into Botswana?
    2. What fruit and which vegetables, if any, are permitted...
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    Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems

    Good Morning

    Hope everyone is well. Just wondering what experience others have had with tyre pressure monitoring systems. Looking specifically at this one but comments on other available brands...
  8. Re: Upgrading to Conqueror Companion from Conquest

    Thank you for the feedback. Just as a matter of interest, what tyre pressures do you set when towing the caravan in sand?

    Regards
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    Re: Companion - Tips, tricks and mods

    Hoping to join this club soon...so many mods to choose from.

    Thanks guys
  10. Upgrading to Conqueror Companion from Conquest

    Good Evening all,.

    Just over a year after getting our Conquest, we are looking at upgrading to a Companion. If we do get the Companion, our first trip will be Botswana in September. My question...
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    Re: Power for Compressor

    Thanks guys. How would I check if the cables are thick enough? Can I judge from the cables leading to the BH Plug at the back of the solenoid? Sounds like it is best to connect it to the vehicle with...
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    Power for Compressor

    Good Evening,

    Hope everyone is well. Just wondering if I can fit a Harrison plug to my compressor and connect it to either of the following plugs:

    the Harrison plug on my Disco that I use to...
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    Re: My Namibia Trip Report

    Great trip report, and fine photos too! The only issue with reports like these is they give me terrible wanderlust ;D

    Thank you for posting, wishing you and Frank many more adventures.
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    Re: Savuti to Third Bridge

    Slightly off topic, is the main road to Mababe still underwater coming up from Sankuyo? In 2017, we made 2 water crossings before we came to a dead stop at a lake across the road. Going back, the...
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    Re: Savitri to Third Bridge

    We are there the last week in September. Then I suppose Savuti to North Gate for an overnight stop and then to Third Bridge would be advisable...
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    Re: Savuti to Third Bridge

    Thanks
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    Savuti to Third Bridge

    Good Evening all,

    After a major healthscare last year, we had to postpone our first overland trip through Bots. Fortunately the private operators allowed us to swop our bookings to September this...
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    Re: Discovery 4 or Nissan Patrol

    I think the itch is going away after reading all the replies to my original post...

    Thanks everyone.
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    Re: Discovery 4 or Nissan Patrol

    We have had it since 85k and have nothing except a dead battery so far.

    We are planning to go Overlanding and in fact have our first overland camping trip booked for September to Botswana. For...
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    Re: Discovery 4 or Nissan Patrol

    Good point...just that I have had this Disco for a while now and the mileage is up to R160k. If the trad-in offers are poor, then keeping it is an option.

    Regards
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    Re: Discovery 4 or Nissan Patrol

    Thanks for the replies. Maybe the Disco 4 V8 is the answer as my wife loves our present DR. Found this one on Autotrader just now:
    ...
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    Patrol Replacement for my Discovery 4

    Good Morning

    Hope you are all well. Presently have a 2013 Discovery 4 3l diesel that we tow a Conqueror trailer with. Just completed 160k KMS on it. Although still on an extended Land Rover...
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    Discovery 4 or Nissan Patrol

    Good Morning

    Hope you are all well. Presently have a 2013 Discovery 4 3l diesel that we tow a Conqueror trailer with. Just completed 160k KMS on it. Although still on an extended Land Rover...
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    Discovery 4 Re: 7 years ago on this day

    :)
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    Re: Conqueror Fan Club

    Good Evening

    Just an update to what we managed to do to get a bigger fridge/freezer into our 2008 Conqueror Conquest. SWAMBO was happy with the packing space available up front with the fridge at...
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    Re: Conqueror Fan Club

    Good Evening

    Just an update to what we managed to do to get a bigger fridge/freezer into our 2008 Conqueror Conquest. SWAMBO was happy with the packing space available up front with the fridge at...
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    Re: DIY Solar panel 'suitcase'

    Perfect, thank you. What size heat shrink would I need for 2 X 10mm square wires?
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    Re: DIY Solar panel 'suitcase'

    Good Afternoon guys,

    I am also keen to make up a kit like this. Any advice on specific hinges that work best? Also what size cable would work best? I also read somewhere that the charge controller...
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    Conqueror Conquest - Battery Replacement

    Good Evening

    Wondering if anyone has a trick to remove the battery on the Conquest 1? The control panel frame catches on the battery and I can't seem to maneuver it out. This even after I loosened...
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    Re: Conqueror Conquest modifications thread

    Good Afternoon all,

    Trying to work out a solar charging system for my 2008 Conquest. Wondering if anyone had the specifications and ratings for the original factory installed battery. Need the...
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    Re: Conqueror Conquest mods

    Good Afternoon all,

    Trying to work out a solar charging system for my 2008 Conquest. Wondering if anyone had the specifications and ratings for the original factory installed battery. Need the...
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    Re: What have you done with your Discovery today?

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    Re: Conqueror Fan Club

    Excellent thread.
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    Re: Conqueror Conquest mods

    Hi TiaanS,

    Would love to move my fridge to the front. Did you do it yourself? If so, can you give us details of how you managed to do that? Also what size fridge is able to fit onto your tray now?...
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    Re: Conqueror Fan Club

    Good Morning all,

    Best wishes.

    Since we are looking to upgrade our 56 litre Snomaster fridge, was wondering about moving the fridge to the side as others have done. This requires some serious...
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