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    Re: The 2021 Official 4x4 Community River Trip!!!

    Thanks Andrew
    That looks great! Please could I be added to the run over list too.
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    Re: The 2021 Official 4x4 Community River Trip!!!

    Out of interest, would vehicles tend to pick up some damage on a trip like this? Obviously I would imaging it always changes after the summer with the river having come down, but is it usually rough...
  3. Re: David (Evoque) rescuing Goliath (Land Cruiser bakkie)

    Hmmm.... dink jy dit is a stadige ding wat gebeur, of is dit die oomblik n mens n LR koop?

    Hiers n' foto van my voorige voortuig in die ou dae toe ek seker minder "ondergeskik" gevoel het :cool:
  4. Re: David (Evoque) rescuing Goliath (Land Cruiser bakkie)

    Oh you heard that?

    :)

    Ja, I actually got splattered from top to bottom :)
  5. Re: David (Evoque) rescuing Goliath (Land Cruiser bakkie)

    100 percent! ;D

    But, also if I didn't take any pics and vids, not many would have believed it...

    But I also really don't mind getting pulled out by whatever brand either. It's all part of the...
  6. Re: David (Evoque) rescuing Goliath (Land Cruiser bakkie)

    Too true.

    Here's the video

    https://youtu.be/JyU_8tV4hEQ
  7. Re: David (Evoque) rescuing Goliath (Land Cruiser bakkie)

    Yip. That is correct!




    Anjo, I think you just got baited.
    Nobody in their right mind would believe that an Evoque could compete with a Land Cruiser offroad. Not even me :D

    But that's...
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    Re: March Difflock vs Traction Control brekkie Run

    I'll chat to the wife...
    Stranger things have happened ;)

    If there's a Landcruiser going, I'll just bring the Evoque though. Proven to pull out Landcruisers safely ;D
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    Re: March Difflock vs Traction Control brekkie Run

    I'm in.

    Do I bring Evoque or New Defender?
  10. Re: David (Evoque) rescuing Goliath (Land Cruiser bakkie)

    "No wat nou huh?" :p
  11. Re: David (Evoque) rescuing Goliath (Land Cruiser bakkie)

    When the dad rocked up (in the other cruiser), the son said "Pa, oppas, jy gaan ook vas sit" to which he contorted his face into the most squinted contorsion, and muttered a loud "agggghhh man" ....
  12. Re: David (Evoque) rescuing Goliath (Land Cruiser bakkie)

    📢 "Next!"

    In the end, this one was actually recovered from the front by an old Defender, as that was where the other recovery straps were already fixed on to....
  13. David (Evoque) rescuing Goliath (Land Cruiser bakkie)

    I really don't have hang-ups on the topic of which manufacturer pulled which out.

    But today was quite funny and unexpected ;D

    2 Brute Landcruisers stuck near Benoni, and had to be pulled out...
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    Re: The Gauteng Januworry 2021 breakfast meeting!

    Sorry I missed it. I've been dying to get to De Wildt. Will check all the photos and video links tonight from the laptop rather.

    Did any of the softies go up Gert se Klip? Did any attempt it?...
  15. Thread: June Brekkie Run

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    Re: June Brekkie Run

    I don't think anyone could have said that better.

    Straight to the point!

    ;D
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Land Rover here please

    Because I like the look of it in offroad height ;D

    See,
    When I buy a vehicle, or date a girl, call me shallow, but for me, looks do count. Which is why I didn't say yes to red-haired Sally to...
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Land Rover here please

    Engaged? I really hope you are referring to your diff lock engaging, or engaging low range? ;D
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Land Rover here please

    Marina beach, KZN
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Land Rover here please

    Little Switzerland, Drakensburg, enroute to the secret cottage
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    Re: Lake Eland 4x4 Route Review

    Did some of the course today.
    Wife and kids did not have the best time.
    Very rocky and bumpy. Very overgrown. Not very well marked. Lots of flies from all the cow turds. Only did the first half....
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    Re: 1st September Lake Eland

    Well that aged well!
    BBM... remember that!
    ;D
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    Re: Who has driven the ND and your thoughts?

    Shhhh.... only undercover ;)
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    Re: Who has driven the ND and your thoughts?

    Yes, this one ^ is correct.





    Long trips are very comfortable as most big vehicles with a long wheel base are.

    It's quiet and it's noisy. Let me explain....
    I have the explorer pack,...
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    Re: Who has driven the ND and your thoughts?

    I was referring more to performance.
    For me, the most important performance is straight line acceleration and tractability. It's the one I'm going to explore the limits of the most. Speed limit...
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    Re: Who has driven the ND and your thoughts?

    Thanks ....Missed that one.

    R 1 516 000
    298KW,
    0 - 100 kph: 7.8
    Not bad.... I'm quite surprised it's so much quicker than a LC 200. (Obviously being a petrol is going to bring that advantage)...
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    Defender Re: New Defender NCAP Rating

    This is quite often the case, but more so though on a vehicle vs vehicle type accident. (As opposed to binning it into a tree)

    (Wasn't this the accident where the Audi's speedo needle was dented...
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    Re: Who has driven the ND and your thoughts?

    Quite simply, there's nothing that'll beat it off-road, that will beat it on-road.


    Let's consider its specs *

    (Defender P400 HSE)
    R1 405 000
    295KW
    0-100: 6.0 sec
    clearance: 291mm. Appch:...
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    Defender Re: New Defender NCAP Rating

    2 stars? That would be a 100% improvement for a Wrangler...
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    Defender Re: New Defender NCAP Rating

    Sadly, I used to know someone who said the same thing...
  30. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    I just hope it doesn't hamper off-road performance though.

    It wouldn't be the first time Land Rover have done this knowing that most of their products don't really see much dirt.


    With the...
  31. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    One of the oldest and one of the newest.

    Impressively, the Series did the whole trail that all the other Landies did.
    But it probably IS just as well, that there are some people that believe in...
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    Re: Thorn and bush scratches

    Here's the solution :) see pic.


    As for a more passive solution RE the black bumpers, use a ductape made by Sellotape. Its the only one that does stick to my black fenders. Afterwards, use petrol...
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Land Rover here please

    Lebombo eco trail KNP
  34. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    There's some massive giants on this forum!

    I'm going to stop being so argumentative in future ;D
  35. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    About sums it up :)
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