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    Re: Gauteng-a-leng GTG

    That would be awesome Henk. I want to hear more about your trips on a motorbike and your views on travelling light and travelling far.
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    Re: The Monthly Gauteng Breakfast Run - March 2020

    What? You not bringing that awesome kerrie n rys?
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    Re: The Monthly Gauteng Breakfast Run - March 2020

    Awesome!
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    Re: The Monthly Gauteng Breakfast Run - March 2020

    I looked at your build post from Jan last year, it looks a fine vehicle. Your rims and tyres should be fine. Is it a 20 inch rim you have?
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    Re: Advice on campsites Kafue & Lower Zambezi

    I had a Jeep Cherokee (Liberty) (Went through 3x Ford Rangers in my first 6 months, trans problems so opted for the Jeep) without Low Range and that blerry low front bumper but it managed adequately,...
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    Re: Camp master trailer - paint advice

    Maybe consider a bakkie liner type rubberised paint which can be sprayed or brushed on. I think, not an expert by any-means, certain paints can react with the original paints causing all sorts of...
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    Re: The Monthly Gauteng Breakfast Run - March 2020

    No pressure Ama. Breedts Nek is a rough gravel road which requires low range on some descents although we had a Renault Duster with us on the last one which coped admirably without low range. I drive...
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    Re: Gauteng-a-leng GTG

    Awesome J. Great meeting you and H. Awesome guys with great spirit. If I dont see you before May then will see in the Ongoye Forest?

    ;-)
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    Re: The Monthly Gauteng Breakfast Run - March 2020

    I will be on Zartek UHF Werner so perhaps bring your UHF also so we can relay comms if need be
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    Re: The Monthly Gauteng Breakfast Run - March 2020

    Awesome Boyz. Sooooo looking forward to it
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    Re: Gauteng-a-leng GTG

    Definately next time Piet
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    Fortuner Re: New Fortuner 4.0 4x4 Owner

    Dont arseaboot with oils, stick to the manufacturers specifications, they spend an inordinate amount of resources with engineers, Tribologists and lubricant companies to determine the optimum...
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    Re: Gauteng-a-leng GTG

    Some phodies




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    Re: Gauteng-a-leng GTG

    Just a quick run down on the GTG, phodies will be available shortly.

    Thursday the 20th myself, daughter and SIL Nuno arrived at Rametsi after a leisurely trip with two vehicles and a Conqueror...
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    Re: Gauteng-a-leng GTG

    Its you guys that made the GTG what it was. Come hail, rain or shine, nothing could dampen the spirits.

    And how beautiful is our country and how fantastic was it to spend some time in its...
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    Re: Windup on 4x4 from different tyre sizes fitted?

    Just to compound the issue, what would the effect be on a vehicle with:

    1. Permanent 4x4 and or a
    2. Viscous coupling in the center and or
    3. Permanent 4x4 but without a 50/50 split between...
  17. Re: Intercoolers and bonnet protecttors / insect deflectors.

    A photo would have been great Poen. Speculation on my part this but I think it would upset the airflow going in to the IC.

    However, if there is negative pressure under the vehicle which pulls air...
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    Re: Gauteng-a-leng GTG

    Perfect, pop by if you can
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    Re: New Dumlop Tyres

    Some tyre data here:

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/326103-Tyre-Selection-Data-Tables
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    Re: Triple T fishing Challenge/Adventure

    Is it all on Fly?

    My son could be interested, he is kicking his heels before heading to Alaska and the King is on his species list
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    Re: Update on Jabari my Fortuner

    For sure, if you can, do it. While under there, follow a logical line of any obstacle from the sump plate rearwards and see if there are other potential snag areas. Same logic applies, if the...
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    Re: Gauteng-a-leng GTG

    There is no such thing as Overlanding Rainier, we cleared that up in that thread.

    The trails are open, our recce will be to advise on the possible grading of each trail and be able to give a brief...
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    Re: Help Needed - Tyre Longevity Data

    Thanks Gents, keep the info coming
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    Re: KZN GTG Mlalazi/ Ongoye Forest 1-3 May 2020

    Okay. Put me down as comfirmed. Will update if First Wife will be joining but I will be.

    Daughter and SIL might join, she is very keen. If they do will use the Conquerer and a tent if this is...
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    Re: Daytrips from Umhlanga

    2nd the Bush Tavern :-)

    Maybe see if you can get into Zinkwazi Lagoon for the day and have a look around. How is SWAMBO doing?
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    Re: Update on Jabari my Fortuner

    Yes. There are normally two load ratings. A static and dynamic load. Fromtrunner know their stuff so default to that. OEMs are often comservative in their specs
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    Poll: Re: What is overlanding?

    A bit OT but relevant as a concept.

    My family have been doing the Grand Tour since the 1700s, my offspring did it in 2014 and 2015. The destinations have remained the same although the modes of...
  28. Re: VW Citi Golf 1.4i 2007 revs to and stays at 3000rpm after touching the throttle

    Carburetor Golfs had an idling screw and of course the fuel/air mixture adjustments.

    The throttle cable would often get dirt ingress which made it sticky but if it returns to normal position this...
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    Re: Gauteng-a-leng GTG

    PM sent ;D
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    Re: Update on Jabari my Fortuner

    Looking good Tim. Leave the side steps for now, but check how they are attached and if you need to, remove them on route. I took mine off yesterday, they hooked something on the recent Brekkie run...
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    Re: DIY Mini camping caravan build

    Looking good Anton.

    I know you are busy but do drop by on IAT some time, you have to eat you know ;D
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    Poll: Re: What is overlanding?

    The point I wish to make is that following a well traveled route and staying in designated camp sites is not the same as following a track with no designated camp sites and therefore, if you follow...
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    Poll: Re: What is overlanding?

    There is an interesting point. Road is defined as a ''wide way leading from one place to another, especially one with a specially prepared surface which vehicles can use''.

    The use of the word...
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    Discovery 3 Re: Building a mechanically reliable TDv6 Engine

    Hound, at the severe risk of showing very bad form in posting this, I dont think mechanical reliability and Tdv6 should be used in the same sentence.

    However, I wish you bon chance with your...
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    Re: Advice on campsites Kafue & Lower Zambezi

    Gwabi River Lodge is worth a look.

    http://gwabiriverlodge.com/index.html

    I lived on Leopards Hill Road (D152) outside of Lusaka and used to nip down to the LZ via RD491. 491 cuts out the...
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