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  1. Re: Travel from 2Rivers / Twee rivieren to Gauteng - best road

    I dislike Kuruman and like the tar rd to Tsabong and then onto Werda and out at Bray. To Tosca from there and then tar all the way home via Vryburg - N14. Very pleasant drive.
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    Re: What kit is needed for your adventure bike

    That looks like the business for your big body, it sure would make me smile. Lots of good advice, but I would not risk those panniers on the first couple of dirt rides. :)
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    Re: What kit is needed for your adventure bike

    What ?
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    Re: What kit is needed for your adventure bike

    The Africa twin out of the box is as capable a bike as you could wish to get. I would give you the same advice as a new camper, do a couple of trips and work out your needs from there.

    Also do...
  5. Re: Windup on 4x4 from different tyre sizes fitted?

    Seen like this it shows a big difference
  6. Thread: Cheapies !!!

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    Re: Cheapies !!!

    Some seriously hard mileage done on a variety of surfaces and at different pressures. Gweta to Kubu for example, you start off deflating for sand and then find hard pack and then pan dust. That...
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    Re: ORRU 30 years....

    Indeed, I was there as an invited guest and have worked with them for 15 years now. Very professional bunch of adrenalin addicts.
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    Poll: Re: What is overlanding?

    Why reduced, surely if they are well worn routes, that should be expanded to, not reduced.

    Can't argue with facts. Africa today has very few places that have not been travelled. Those places that...
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    Poll: Re: What is overlanding?

    For me, overlanding is what I (as in me, myself, I )

    wants it to be.

    I could care less what the next bloke wants it to be.
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    Re: Saving the crank battery

    Just an update as this is a few months old now.

    I got a 60 W panel and a 20 amp controller as a package from guy on bid or buy. The panel sits flat on my carport roof, the controller was tucked up...
  11. Thread: Cheapies !!!

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    Re: Cheapies !!!

    Further research shows that these guys do OTR.

    Now there is a demanding bunch, if you are paying 100's of thousands for a tyre, the manufacturer better know his stuff or your name is muck very...
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    Re: Why do tree fellars use cruisers?

    Cause they can fit tree fellas in the front
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    Re: Which Scooter for High School Kid??

    Sure, but let's be honest back in your day there was no other traffic .... ok maybe tractors and horse and carts.
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    Re: Which Scooter for High School Kid??

    Here you go Petri

    http://www.puzey.co.za/modelPages/keewayTXM125.html
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    Re: Cheapies !!!

    Powertrac Powerlander also falling under the same banner

    http://www.revolution4x4.co.za/shop/tyres/powertrac-powerlander-terrain
  16. Thread: Cheapies !!!

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    Cheapies !!!

    I had a crappy experience with BFG muds and a good one with Pirelli scorpions.

    Time to change tyres though, the Scorpions are pretty much done with 47 000 on them. Maybe I could have squeezed a...
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    Re: Help Needed - Tyre Longevity Data

    Pirelli scorpion atr 265/65/17

    47 000 kms

    around 65% tar and 35% sand /gravel

    2 x thorn punctures.
  18. Re: BFG underinflating caused delamination of sidewalls?

    Interesting thread re blown BFG

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/241918-Look-out-you-are-being-infiltrated?highlight=
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    Re: How much ??????

    With one stroke of the pen, they have pushed their revenue up considerably.

    60% increase in camping fees and 100% increase in park fees by charging per day and not per night.

    Clever from a...
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    Re: How much ??????

    I have not found that out yet, you are thinking of Rooiputs, Polentswa and so on. I also want to know but some one else's turn to call dwnp. I also want to know about Mabua sites for 2021

    Tel:...
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    Re: How much ??????

    On the invoice it states : Wilderness camp

    It certainly appears that they are wanting their pound of flesh for every available site now. I wonder what Mabua will be put up to next ?

    I was told...
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    Re: How much ??????

    Please note for

    2021

    Taken from the booking form, 10 pax

    Foreign Vehicle Entry at Makgadikgadi 300.00 IE 3 vehicles at P50 per day times 2 days
    Non-Residents entry at Makgadikgadi 2400.00...
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    Re: How much ??????

    Sorry Pat, please check it out for yourself.

    I have just been sent a booking form that clearly shows P 200 as the camping fee alone. This replaces the previous P 30

    On top of this you have the...
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    How much ??????

    Just got off the phone with DWNP.

    Looking to book Tree island for 2021

    Fell off my chair and hurt my bad foot again

    From P30 per person per night to P 200 per person per night

    per day...
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    Re: Deep cycle or High cycle

    go here

    https://www.nationalluna.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/90-fridge.pdf
  26. Thread: Jku

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    Jku

    Dear Jeep people,

    I have a mate who went has been on a journey for 18 months now. It started with a trip with a few 4x4 folks and a borrowed tent to him building a trailer and coming on camping...
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    Re: Travel time to holiday time ratio

    Huh
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    Re: E-toll outcome

    The ANC have an inflated sense of loyalty, they feel that if people vote for the party that all decisions will be supported. People however are not as gullible as they believe and Telkom are a prime...
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    Re: Checking interest - Would anyone camp here:

    For sure, Tsodilo is on my want to go to places
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    Re: Checking interest - Would anyone camp here:

    Definite thumbs up from me.

    Fire pit and long drop would be sufficient, with a big sign saying:

    Leave this site as you found it, take all rubbish with you. Transgressors will be fined and...
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    Re: New Pajero Owner

    Congrats, lovely car that. I sincerely hope you get as much enjoyment from yours as we do from ours.
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    Re: Vetgat Toere 2019 - The Absent Friends Toere

    There is no thanks button

    so THANKS
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    Re: Diesel in Werda or Bray(Bots side)?

    Literally at the Bray border post there is a filling station. Both petrol and diesel. Took credit cards the last three times we went through and topped up.

    If you are going from SA into Bots via...
  34. Thread: Dometic CF 50

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    Re: Dometic CF 50

    Best I can do for you is this, seems common across the units.
  35. Thread: Wanna 4x4

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    Re: Wanna 4x4

    Welcome

    some of us have been here a long time..... and we still have a lot to learn. ;D
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