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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    Off to the Kruger on Monday - for a month camping in 6 camps...;D:D;D
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    Re: Prado 150 accessories

    I had the Takmats fitted, one of the best accessories I ever invested in.
    My vehicle was supplied with the cover?
    I had Melvill & Moon seat covers in my previous Prado for 11 years and very...
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    Re: Where would you not go with a Prado

    Prado VX 4.0 going down Van Zyls. Must say, I was very glad I had the Stofpad sump guard fitted. No real problems with clearance though.
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    Re: Deep Cycle battery for trailer (Echo)

    Dealers from Durbanville wanted to sell me a "Deep Cycle" of 70 ah wich turned out to be just a regular 652 High Cycle. Dont know where to look in Gauteng, so good luck


    Correct, the batteries...
  5. Thread: Gas Cooker

    by HennieC
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    Gas Cooker

    Hi all
    I am looking for a compact gas cooker and considering the Cadac below. Any feedback from anyone on this cooker? My requirements - it must be able to provide an adjustable flame strong enough...
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    Re: National Luna 90L Twin Fault ID Issues

    I had exactly the same issue 3 weeks ago. I tested the batteries by running the fridge (74lt NL) and some lights without AC. After some hours the fridge also stopped working and a single red blink...
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    Re: 4x4 in India - Hows this road?

    Your clothes will be out of fashion by the time you hit the bottom of that gorge:o
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    Off to Willemsrus, Dinokeng
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    Re: Giving the Prado some love

    Hi Hajo
    Please provide details on what you regard as heavy stuff and which parts of the frame broke
    I drove a 120 Prado for 11 years without any part of the frame breaking, and used it on numerous...
  10. Thread: "Old" gas

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    Re: "Old" gas

    How would I know if there is rust in the bottle? I have a bottle that must be 20+ years old (still in very good nick outside) but suspect it might not be the same inside...
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    Re: What do you use your Hella plug point for?

    Only LED lights inside and outside trailer.
    Oh, and the NL 52Lt running in the back of the car. I must still change that to BH...
  12. Re: New Touareg. Endless problems and Terrible service

    I echo this sentiment. We own a Polo Tsi and must say it is a very nice car from a ride quality and fuel consumption perspective. But I have also experienced (from some dealers) a "take it or leave...
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    Re: 4 x 4 / safari clothing

    Their website is super slow and not responding?
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    Re: BEWARE! Robbery at iHaha Camp Site 27/06/19

    What about the camps that are inside Namibia? I am referring to those in the Katima area or those next to the Kwando river?
    We are planning a trip through that area early next year and it sounds as...
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    KNP tomorrow for 16 nights. Camping in Phalaborwa at the moment
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    Re: Echo Chobe sleepwaens

    Hi Marius ek het by 'n tuin fitting/sprinkler plek in Centurion 'n breather opgespoor en dit in die pyp gesit. Ek moes 'n reducer gebruik en het dit met self sealing tape geseel.
    Groete
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    Re: Echo Chobe sleepwaens

    Hi all
    I have since made the following improvements and tweaks tomy Chobe (pics added below):
    1. Fitted a short bolt to the inside of the awningholder to keep the first waning arm in place...
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    Re: Route to KNP via Polokwane

    Thanks all
    It will be the Lydenburg route then
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    Route to KNP via Polokwane

    Hi all
    I'm leaving Pretoria for KNP (Phalaborwa gate) on 21 April and the best route seems to be via Polokwane > Tzaneen > Phalaborwa. Only problem is that this falls over the ZCC Moria weekend and...
  20. Thread: Load shedding

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    Re: Load shedding

    https://www.fin24.com/Economy/eskom-government-plans-for-stage-5-and-stage-6-load-shedding-to-stave-off-national-blackouts-20190319

    Wonder who they will blame this time? Moz cyclone is used up as...
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    Re: Dometic vs National Luna comparison

    I bought a Trailboss / NL fridge 3 weeks ago and went camping 1-3 March. The fridge on AC at home before we left, and it took forever to reach the set temperature of -10C.
    At the camp, it ran in...
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    Re: Frontrunner Fridge Slide fitment problems

    My 52 lt Weekeender also has holes to change the opening of the door lengthwise.
    When I had the FR drawer system fitted 2 years ago, I took the NL fridge with to ensure everything worked and fitted....
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    Re: Cracked BFG KO2

    I checked the BFs yesterday and after 30k km there is no sign of cracking. This includes a trip to Kaokoland where the left rear picked up a small cut but the tyre did not even deflate.
    Also...
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    Re: Fj cruiser vs land cruiser 200

    Prado can only carry c540kg. We did a Kaokoland trip 2 years ago and I had to carefully calculate the weight of all the kit etc. to ensure we stay within the limit.
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    Re: Prado 150 V6 Performance

    Francois, my kar se Cruise control werk nie in Sport mode nie, net in gewone D? Of doen ek iets verkeerd?
    Maw, ek kan hom nie "lock" in 4de rat in D nie
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    Re: BFG A/T KO2 tyre pressure

    This is similar to the advice I received from a BFG guy at last year's Getaway (I think) show. I mentioned to him I run my BFs at c2.2Bar he said it is too low and I must run them at c.2.6 - 2.8+...
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    Re: Echo Chobe ordered

    Johan, which storage area are you referring to? The one behind the fridge?
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    Re: Echo Chobe ordered

    Took delivery of the Chobe 2 weeks ago, very happy so far. It "camps" very nice. Will post some pics later:cool:
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    Re: 2010 Prado 4L V6 4X4 issues

    The vehicle should be stationary in Drive then push and hold the CDL button for a second or 2. The CDL light flashes until you pull away and the lock engages and the light stops flashing. If this...
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    Re: 2010 Prado 4L V6 4X4 issues

    For the 150 series - it must be in neutral to engage/disengage Low range. You can drive in low range without the CDL engaged - the car's traction control will then manage the traction when going up...
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    Re: Echo Chobe ordered

    I have ordered a Chobe 1 (not Tec) 2 sleeper with a few extras. Expecting delivery end Oct / early Nov.
    Will check out the ladder on the door & maybe keep it inside the van when travelling rough...
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    Re: Echo Chobe ordered

    Yes, thanks Windsock
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    Re: Echo Chobe ordered

    Any feedback from Chobe owners on the question raised above - does the awning keep the rain out at the back above the door? I asked the question and the (very helpful) salesman explained that the...
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    Re: Rails in Prado cargo bay

    Before I took the rear seats out to make place for a drawer system, I used the tie down rings (those you fit onto a roof rack) and nylon washers, inserted these into those slots and tied stuff down,...
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    Re: Grill mat - Verimark

    It keeps the flavour and meat color is not pale.
    Mine works best with the 1 inch-thick garlic sirloin steaks from Toits in Centurion;D... or any other for that matter
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