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    Re: Amarok V6 Long trip review

    I've had my 2015 2l for over 60000km and I agree with you on everything... (though I could use a bit more power)

    Regarding the interior especially, VW have dropped the ball... the Polo and Golf...
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    Re: 265/65R18 Offroad tyres

    Check this thread: https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/333169-Radar-Renegade-RT-Tyres
    Seem to be pretty decent
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    Re: Mad repair assessment!

    This is interesting...

    When I needed to get my CF-50 repaired, I went to my usual appliance repair shop... they told me that they weren't allowed to repair camping fridges because of the different...
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    Re: Removing foreign paint from duco.

    Seikel can colour match their Kalahari bumper... ;D
  5. Thread: Small suv

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    Re: Small suv

    https://www.cars.co.za/motoring_news/8-cheapest-automatic-compact-suvs-in-sa/50063/

    Ok, so the values are out of budget, but I think this article is a start when looking for demo or second hand...
  6. Re: Advice on replacing batteries: offgrid system

    I think you need to make sure your inverter is lithium compatible first...
    BUT, if you can, Lithium is definitely the way to go
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    Re: Another Aussie Trailer design

    Nope... but I would imagine if you add on an extension to the tent, you should be "reasonably" safe ;)
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    Re: Camping coffee: share your preferred way

    That is a thing of beauty! :cool:
  9. Thread: Tpms

    by BobMabena
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    Re: Tpms

    depends how much gravel driving you do (with lowered pressures)...
    Mine are set at 1.5 but if I didn't drive on gravel, I'd up it to 1.8
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    Re: Aftermarket tyre pressure monitoring system

    Based on what I'm seeing, it seems a bit "hit and miss", BUT I think that the fact that CAWE are local, for me, helps matters... when I replace my tyres, I'll be buying a combination of internal and...
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    Re: DC-DC Charger Comparison

    There's no price difference going "direct".

    I have the previous version (not lithium compatible) and it works like a bomb...
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    Re: Another Aussie Trailer design

    My thoughts too... would like to see a "set up" video
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    Re: Camping coffee: share your preferred way

    You won't be sorry... I used one of those daily in the office, when the only option was chicory.
    Only changed up when I was gifted an Aeropress.
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    Re: Rooftop Trailer Tent Setup Times

    Best way to set up... My standard modus operandi (with beer instead of Amarula, and a new bottle for your sips;D)
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    Another Aussie Trailer design

    https://newatlas.com/outdoors/kerfton-folding-off-road-trailer/

    I just love the way this folds out... 2 separate kids beds, and the kitchen at the back...

    For me, a really clever design.
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    Re: How much did you pay for Tyres today ?

    Eish... I've got one, but location is a problem...
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    Re: Camping coffee: share your preferred way

    We have a 4 cup unit (I think) and to make an Americano, I make it a "little bit weaker" and then add hot water to the cup afterwards. 2 cups of coffee sorted.
  18. Thread: Hifly Tyres

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    Re: Hifly Tyres

    Which tyre (model) are you fitting?
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    Re: Radar Renegade RT+ Tyres

    Stock suspension at the moment... looking at changing in the future.
    The "loss of power" does concern me a bit though
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    Re: Radar Renegade RT+ Tyres

    I received a quote the other day for 265/65R18 (R2400 per tyre from BestDrive Montague Gardens) so I would imagine they would ???
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    Re: Aftermarket tyre pressure monitoring system

    Eish... actually quite sad about this.

    I had planned on getting the internal sensors for my bakkie, with externals for my van. Now I don't know what to do... really liked the fact that it linked...
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    Re: Radar Renegade RT+ Tyres

    I'm looking at fitting these to my Amarok... what's the road holding like? Specifically in the wet.
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    Re: Amarok wheels 18 inch

    5x120
  24. Re: Dunlop Grandtrek AT3G or Pirelli Scorpion AT plus

    Various brands... none of which where heavy duty offroad... AT at most.
  25. Re: Dunlop Grandtrek AT3G or Pirelli Scorpion AT plus

    I did Namibia on my Scorpion ATRs... they were reasonably new, but I dropped pressure as soon as I left the tar.

    8000km rounds trip, no tire issues at all.

    (there were 5 of us in the group, no...
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    Re: Disputing a ridiculous CoCT water bill?

    I hadn't, but WOW! :o
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    Re: Dealer Caravan Stock

    Yup...
    Cape Town stock isn't great... so tracking down a quality van in Gauteng was best for us
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    Re: Dealer Caravan Stock

    About 4 years ago, we went through the same process, and came to the same conclusion as Bostoe... They buy low, and sell high. (It's a business, not knocking it)

    We did a lot of local searching,...
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    Driehoek from Friday to Tuesday...

    CAN. NOT. WAIT!
  30. Thread: Sunningdale

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    Re: Sunningdale

    Avoid staying too close to the main roads (foot and speeding car traffic)... otherwise, have a few friends who actively searched for a place there... very nice.
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    Re: Amarok Auto Electrical "glitches"

    Would appear to be the battery terminals... I think ???

    I recently had issues with my aircon controller, where the fan wouldn't turn off... I was worried about it draining the battery, so...
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    Re: Bush Lapa mods

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    I printed this out, and stuck it on some cardboard... works like a charm
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    Re: Bush Lapa mods

    Roof rack...
    (ok, not a Bushlapa, but the principle is the same)
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  34. Re: Is a portable braai a necessity when overlanding.

    Last weekend we noticed our camping neighbour brought a firepit to their campsite that they used as general ambiance as well as to cook... BUT it wasn't collapsable.
    ...
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    Re: WANTED PLEASE: Open Face Helmet!!

    Got one of these if you're interested?
    Been sitting in the garage for a while so cannot comment on the state of the padding.
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