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    Re: Prado Questions

    As for previous comments etc seen most are very happy with their 4.0 Prados...I have no experience wit them BUT for all your mods/upgrades etc I would NOT hesitate to use Rudi Hinze and his team at...
  2. Re: Land Cruiser 70/79 Double Cab Modifications Thread

    Perhaps a catch can that never has its filter element changed might cause a problem otherwise a catch can is DEFINATELY A GOOD THING...

    With EGR blanked off there is still oil return from positive...
  3. Re: Looking for Nxai Pan recommendations late December

    I work in and around Motopi Village which is between Maun and the Nxai Pan turn off...your drive from Maun to the Nxai Pan turn off is on a BRAND NEW surface of tar (up to where the road enters the...
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    Re: Sun Visor - Prado 120

    Try Tokia just off Zambezi Drive, Pretoria North
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    Re: My LC 79 v8 Journey

    ...but a (properly) remapped V8 diesel cruiser is A LOT OF fun in the dunes [emoji6]
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    Re: My LC 79 v8 Journey

    So after gettinng the fright of my life in Waterkloof highschool's parkinglot last night...'sidestepped' a car sticking out a parking bay and clipped the mirror on a signoost EISH...i am gonna do...
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    Re: My LC 79 v8 Journey

    Some...
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    Re: My LC 79 v8 Journey

    So my remapping is also ATM...not sure if I mentioned that already?? Hehehe

    I have done LOTS to mine...brought most over from my previous 4.2 76 though...

    +2 FOAM CELL IM shocks
    IM heavy duty...
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    Re: My LC 79 v8 Journey

    My 76 v8 also has de graaf 76mm free flow...I work up in Africa so RACOR was done yonks ago and I also have catch can fitted...and is going for 210 000km service next week...

    So mine is mapped by...
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    Re: LC 79 DC headlight fix

    Agreed...I fitted LUMENO work lights in my bumper for good flood lighting for the relative foreground...they are even beter than the headlights hehehehe and are relatively cheap too...see pic
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    Re: LC 76 extras and cruise control

    I wouldn't hesitate to go to Rudi Hinze owner of 4x4 Megaworld Centurion...he will do everything and has an amazing attention to detail and the quality of work his shop delivers...you won't be...
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    Re: Cruiser 76/79 V8 owners take note

    Yip gotto agree about Lucas Reyneke...
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    Re: Cruiser 76/79 V8 owners take note

    I have read some of the posts...not everything...I want to add my own experience and 2c worth...

    So to start off with I am NOT a mechanic or an IT specialist who understands all the mechanics and...
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    Re: Khumaga ferry off service

    Nooe ferry is lying on dry ground...

    If you come in at the north gate i.e. Puduhudu gate, the (leasurly) drive will take +-2 hours to reach Khumaga camp...
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    Re: Advice where to stay Maun or Moremi

    If you do decide to stay in Maun, Audi is great...they will arrange a makorro trip for you...they drive up to where there is water and start the makorro trip from there...
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    Re: 76 V8 Cruiser

    My 2014 76SW V8 has been remapped by ATM almost 100 000km back...also decatyed and running 76mm freeflow...cruiser now has 203 000km on...only clutch was an issue...a known issue...

    As for fuel...
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    Re: 76 V8 Cruiser

    As per all the accessories one can fit on a 76 PLUS the 285/75 16 aka 33" tyres and +2 suspension...and a heavy foot around town...highway driving true speed and cruise control set at 125km/h...
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    Re: Getting Pula

    I need to aplogise for incorrect info given...I had the xchange rate totally wrong...I called Sherwood to confirm...

    Apologies for inconvenience I
    I have caused anyone.

    Trev
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    Re: Botswana border crossing paperwork

    Yeah vehicle NOT towing is around P240...and over P300 if towing...

    DO NOT assume card facilties working at any border posts...very unreliable...garages too...in my humble opinion, always have...
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    Re: Oil catch can - 1kzte - what to buy?

    I have also had the TERRAIN TAMER catch can fitted on my v8 cruiser now for almost 70 000km...have had the replace filter once so far...I drain off PLENTY of oil...this would otherwise, over time...
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    Re: 76 V8 Cruiser

    My overall avg is 5.5km/l ...but my cruiser has front bumper with winch, roofrack and raised suspension...this adds to the consumption...also have 285 tyres fitted...

    I think stock standard you...
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    Re: Getting Pula

    Just a word of caution...you are never guaranteed that their card machines/networks are working...the big Engen garage in Letlhakane's card facilities have been down for more than a month - that was...
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    Re: Getting Pula

    Get enough Pula for your border crossing and if crossing at Grobblerbrug, then go and exchange at Sherwood 10km insode the border...2 weeks ago they were R1.25 for a PULA versus R1.40 at Inter Africa...
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    Re: Taking meat into Botswana

    I still fail to understand WHY anyone wants to tale meat INTO Botswana...the meat in Bots is AMAZING and priced so well...i haven't taken meat into the country for years now.
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    Re: Khumaga ferry off service

    Just my opinion...there are 2 clear paths around the tree lying there and really does not pose any issues...
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    Re: Legal limit...

    Nope I cannot do that...gotto do the right thing :)
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    Re: Legal limit...

    Ah ok, thanks a million!!! ...I was always under the impression you were allowed to bring a limited amount in for example a jerry can back...
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    Legal limit...

    Hi!!

    Does anyone KNOW what is the limit (how many litres) for bringing diesel back to ZA from Botswana without having to pay import tax?

    Thanks!!

    Trev
  29. Re: Preferred route Pretoria -Groblersbrug/Martins Drift

    You cannot buy their stuff...it is TERRIBLE to say the least!!
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    Re: Khumaga ferry off service

    With the latwst floods not even reaching Maun the Boteri is gonna be dry for quite some time to come unfortunately!!
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    Re: Landcruiser 76 build

    Yip. Rudi verstaan hierdie dinge en het 'n regte passie...nie om jou sak te ruk MAAR om te te help en iets te maak werk...min soos hy!!!
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    Re: 1vd-ftv Air Filter

    I replace my v8's filter every 10 000km with GUD filter...
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    Re: LC76 second spare tyre options?

    There is a guy in Centurion who makes all sorts of awesome extras SPECIFICALLY for 70 series land cruisers for example parcel shelves, bash plates AND affordable very viable GULLWINGS for the 76...at...
  34. Re: Land Cruiser 76 1HZ 4.2 non-turbo - recommended spares?

    ...the only vehicle specific spares I carry are a spare RACOR filter - for the additional fuel filtration - and a spare OE diesel filter...

    Trev
  35. Re: Land Cruiser 76 1HZ 4.2 non-turbo - recommended spares?

    I was replying to the previous post regarding injectors...

    I did forget about the clutch...but that is because I upped the power that it went in my opinion.
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