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    Re: Sani Pass this weekend

    Tarring has not started yet so you are good to go.
    It was a great experience and well worth the drive.
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    Re: Sani Pass this weekend

    Sakkie
    Thanks for the advice.
    Will keep this in mind.

    Petri
    I use Accuweather on my phone for the weather forecasts.

    Conjac
    We will be doing the pass on Saturday
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    Sani Pass this weekend

    Will be doing Sani Pass this weekend with a few friends.
    Will give a trip report next week.
    Weather looks good all though it will be cold and possibility of some rain.
    Should be interesting.
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    Farm in Howick this weekend and Sani Pass on Saturday.
    Our trip starts Friday night and Drive back on Sunday.
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    Re: What did you do to your Jeep today?

    Made my front spacers and installed them today.
    I removed my longer coils and put back my original coils.
    Now I have a genuine 2 inch lift in the front.
    The coils that were sold to me as being 2...
  6. Thread: GC goes XJ

    by Darrenb
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    Cherokee Re: GC goes XJ

    This was at Chimes in Benoni. (The Benoni mine dumps).
    There is a mix of everything there.
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    Re: Damaged Spider gears in front Diff

    Just checked the Gumtree add and it has low pinion gear and the teeth are in the opposite direction to mine.
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    Re: Damaged Spider gears in front Diff

    Have tried Jeep spares in Pretoria previously and they told me that they do not keep spares for the diesel but I will give them a try again.

    The TJ models have a different ratio if I'm not...
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    Re: Damaged Spider gears in front Diff

    So the search is on.
    Apparently I have 3.73 ratios which are scarce.
    If I cannot get the loose parts then I need to look at replacing both diff's with ones with different ratios.
    I also have the...
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    Re: Damaged Spider gears in front Diff

    I had to use full throttle to get up a hill with some ditches and lots of soft fine and wet sand.
    2 other 4lt XJ's took a few attempts at full the throttle to get up as they were getting stuck at...
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    Damaged Spider gears in front Diff

    Yesterday at Chimes I managed to break my spider gears in my front Diff.
    Hopefully I will have the parts this week in time for the bridgestone 4X4 challenge at the weekend.
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    Re: McGuyver roadside repairs

    I ripped off my rear right brake line on a rock whilst on a trail. ( the steel type) as well as the rear hub assembly.
    I folded the pipe over and taped it up with silicon tape, removed the rear hub...
  13. Re: I'm new'ish here and also want to invite you...

    Will see you there Justin.
    Will in the white Jeep
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    Re: 2017 Bridgestone 4x4 Challenge

    I also qualified today.
    Could not believe it when they called my name
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    Re: 2017 Bridgestone 4x4 Challenge

    I had a great day today.

    I must say that this is a very well organized and managed event, so I say thank you to all involved in the organizing, preparing and managing of this event.

    The...
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    Re: Reach for a Dream - 11 March 2017

    It was a great day of fun in the sun.
    I was in team I which came 2nd and was all the late entries which also included 4 or 5:first time entries like myself.
    This event has made the deciding facture...
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    Re: 2017 Bridgestone 4x4 Challenge

    Thanks for the info Manny.

    Just done the online entry for the 18th March
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    Re: Reach for a Dream - 11 March 2017

    Will the individual scores be posted or who do we contact for our scores and where we were placed overall
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    Re: 2017 Bridgestone 4x4 Challenge

    I would like to enter for this challenge.
    Do I need to belong to a club?
    Can I enter as private or 4x4 community forum?
    Is there still qualifying rounds open?
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    Re: Reach for a Dream - 11 March 2017

    My entry was confirmed yesterday.
    I have entered as a private entry and was told that teams would be made up on the day.
    This will be my first event so I am looking forward to it.
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    Re: Reach for a Dream - 11 March 2017

    Is there still time to enter.
    Will my vehicle be acceptable with a standard recovery point up front and a recovery hook mounted on the side of the centre beam of the tow bar.

    Is there space on...
  22. Re: What exactly is the problem with VM Motori engines?

    Mine has been running for 254000Km's with no issues or breakdowns.
    Only replacement has been the clutch at 235000Km's.
    Maybe I have been lucky.
    Mine has done some serious off road and even been...
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    Re: Advice on buying a 1998 JEEP Cherokee 2.5td

    Excellent vehicles off road.
    Mine has the original motor and has done 254000Km's.
    Only replacement so far has been the clutch.
    Since I bought mine in 2014 I have done about 2000Km's of trails and...
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    Re: What did you do to your Jeep today?

    Replaced my rear leef springs with Hilux ones.
    This increased my 2 inch lift by 30mm.
    Replaced my BF's with Dunlop Grandtrek AT3's
    Washed my beast so that it's ready for next weekend's trail.
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    Re: Steel rims required for for XJ

    Thanks for the rims Renier.
    Was nice to meet you
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    Re: Steel rims required for for XJ

    Thanks Renier
    PM sent
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    Steel rims required for for XJ

    Anyone got any steel rims for an XJ or know where I can get some.
    I need 5 standard 15 inch rims.

    Thanks in advance
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    Re: Dunlop Grandtrek AT3

    Thanks for the feedback.
    Just need to get used to the difference in the sidewalls after running BF Good ridge for 2 and a half years.
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    Dunlop Grandtrek AT3

    What are the thought's or experience with Dunlop Grandtrek AT3 tyres.
    Bought a set yesterday.
    Still need to try them out off road.
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    40 Lt Snowmaster 220 volt fridge/freezer

    What are the opinions on the 40 Lt Snowmaster 220 volt fridge/freezer.

    I bought one last week and tried it out over the long weekend.
    It worked well and kept everything very cold.
    It was 33...
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    Going to Serendipity this weekend.
  32. Thread: Hennops safe?

    by Darrenb
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    Re: Hennops safe?

    Been there twice in last year without any problems.
    Just watch out for the idiot jungsters that go and are drunk by 10H00 and drive thru the obstacles at high speeds without any consideration for...
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    Re: What did you do to your Jeep today?

    Made a table for the inside of my Jeep this week.
    Bought and fitted a RTT today.
  34. Re: Putting a RTT on a standard 5 ft venter trailer

    Thanks Danie
    My trailer from the floor to the top of the rails is only 1 meter high and I would need to go up to 1.3 meters in order for the tent to sit properly.
    My end plan is to upgrade in...
  35. Re: Putting a RTT on a standard 5 ft venter trailer

    I have a rack on the trailer consisting of 3 sturdy rails for a Jurgens trailer which mounted perfectly on the slopes of the lid.
    The RTT will be used on both the trailer and the roof rack of the...
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