Search Results - 4x4 Community Forum





Search:

Type: Posts; User: Absie; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    30
    Views
    1,047

    Re: Parts for older Land Crusier

    There is the chance of getting secondhand parts from N14x4. You can send your enquiry via their website. I have found them to be responsive BUT on two occasions they got the part wrong, which was...
  2. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,029

    Re: Rooihoek best sites.. question?

    We booked via the website, but unfortunately the booking portal seems to be down right now. There are telephone numbers on the website though. Link below.

    ...
  3. Replies
    1,690
    Views
    212,762

    Sticky: Re: Bird Identification

    Unfortunately couldn't get a better angle for photos.
  4. Replies
    1,690
    Views
    212,762

    Sticky: Re: Bird Identification

    Juvenile Ovambo Sparrowhawk?

    Photographed this over the weekend at KNP, on the banks of the Sabie a few kilometres upstream of Paul Kruger gate.

    587908
  5. Replies
    6
    Views
    3,095

    Re: Kumho AT51 - Advice needed

    I have not used them. However, I find this website very useful for tyre reviews.

    https://www.tyrereviews.co.uk/Tyre/Kumho/#SUV-and-4x4
  6. Replies
    45
    Views
    8,705

    Re: Private Ablutions Camping List

    Personally prefer sites with no power. The less light the better, and ideally no cellphone signal too
  7. Replies
    45
    Views
    8,705

    Re: Private Ablutions Camping List

    Looks like a nice spot. Campsites look well spaced out according to their website.
  8. Replies
    45
    Views
    8,705

    Re: Private Ablutions Camping List

    Good idea, would make it more user friendly.
  9. Replies
    45
    Views
    8,705

    Re: Private Ablutions Camping List

    Also really liked Waterberg Wilderness, west of Mokopane, limpopo.

    The sites are well separated with bush in between. Not sure what the max number of people is per site. Enjoyed the whole farm...
  10. Replies
    45
    Views
    8,705

    Re: Private Ablutions Camping List

    Visited Syringa sands earlier this year. Very nice, close to Vaalwater Limpopo. Private ablutions and almost a private camp site actually. Only one camp site. Nice walking trails and you can fish as...
  11. Replies
    97
    Views
    57,510

    Re: Freelander 2 reliability

    I had a 2008 HSE TD4. Loved the car.

    At 120 000km the rear diff started whining and then grinding. This is a well known bearing problem and replacement kits are available online. Mine was...
  12. Replies
    45
    Views
    4,858

    Re: Big 5 area - wild camping 3 hours from Gauteng

    Sounds like a wonderful idea. Personally, my suggestions:


    At least a long drop. The Namakwa beach camps for example. Without this I think you will eliminate a lot of folk, and also struggle to...
  13. Replies
    35
    Views
    3,242

    Re: Himalayan Salt Block

    Some hilarious responses here, made my morning.

    I've had a salt block for 2 years and a bit:

    Main advantage
    1. Nice seasoning, but you can do that by dry brining as has been mentioned.
    2....
  14. Replies
    41
    Views
    5,510

    Re: prevalence of stealing

    Have you considered a Subaru Forester perhaps.

    I've been in a couple of them and they are surprisingly capable. Maintenance of Subarus can be expensive out of motor plan. My colleague has had a...
  15. Replies
    142
    Views
    52,864

    Sticky: Re: Forum members on YouTube

    Thanks for the feedback. The river was quite high when we were there, and murky, so swimming was not high on the agenda :cool:. Hope they have the new camp site sorted. It's a nice spot overall.
  16. Replies
    35
    Views
    4,457

    Re: Tyre air compressor

    I have one. Been using it for a year. Got it second hand from the previous owner who hardly used it. Paid R800. Works well. No complaints.

    In reality it is seldom in actual use. Basically when...
  17. Replies
    142
    Views
    52,864

    Sticky: Re: Forum members on YouTube

    Hey all,

    We've been reviewing our experiences at various places and campsites we've been to. Often there isn't a lot of information out there on actual conditions of these places and so on. So...
  18. Re: How long will we be able to keep the internal combustion engine running?

    I think combustion engines will eventually die a regulatory death. At some point in the future you will not be able to drive them in the developed world due to:

    1. Greenhouse gas emissions (CO2,...
  19. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,157

    Re: Houseboat safari down the Zambezi Sept 2017

    Thanks for the pics. Definitely an amazing birding experience if you catch the flood plains at just the right time, especially around the Kasai channel and Impalila. Glad you got to see Schalow's...
  20. Thread: But can she 4x4?

    by Absie
    Replies
    15
    Views
    3,676

    Re: But can she 4x4?

    Clearly she can 4x4. Nice setup, very envious.
  21. Replies
    49
    Views
    4,647

    Re: Update on Jabari my Fortuner

    Vehicle looks awesome. Have a great trip. Hope you will post a trip report or similar.
  22. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,571

    Re: Which TPMS to get ?

    Keith, thanks, that's a pretty good price. I don't see anything about an alarm on the web page. Can you set a low pressure alarm?
  23. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,066

    Re: Why is the SWAGS tents not so popular here?

    Personally, for that price I don't see the point. The ones on stretchers/stilts look cool but I can't get past the price tag.
  24. Re: South Africa, Zimbabwe to operate one-stop border post in 2024

    Saw this too. It's really good news.

    Wish it would be sooner than 2024 as we have 2 trips planned to Zim this year :rolleyes:
  25. Replies
    12
    Views
    3,697

    Re: Camping inside Zambezi/Vic Falls National Park

    Has anyone camped here recently?

    We are heading through in December 2020. Wondering what the best sites would be for riverside camping and bank fishing.

    We are self sufficient, but toilets...
  26. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,617

    Re: Chizarira Musings Nov 2019

    Heading there this December. Thanks for the info and the map. Looks like Mucheni and Gorge View are the places to stay.

    Would you recommend one over the other?
  27. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,029

    Re: Rooihoek best sites.. question?

    Yes. You should.

    The picture below is site 6, not a great photo but you should get an idea of the size relative to the Landcruiser. Braai stand on the right. I didn't take any photos of the other...
  28. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,029

    Re: Rooihoek best sites.. question?

    Welcome.

    Just to be clear, I mean the natural pool in the river - the Allen Hydrant Pool.
  29. Re: Accommodation recommendation Gweru & Masvingo

    Antelope park is nice.

    I don't know any other options worth considering.
  30. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,029

    Re: Rooihoek best sites.. question?

    We were there in December. If you want to be close to the pools then site 1 is the closest. Basically 1, 2, and 3 are close to the pools, and you get further as the numbering increases. We had site...
  31. Re: Waterberg Wilderness Reserve - a genuine safe and real 4X4 experience

    Can confirm it's really nice spot for a weekend get away. Seems that not many people know about it. I think in time it will become very popular. We were there last weekend again. The campsites are...
  32. Replies
    3
    Views
    586

    Re: roundtrip Zimbabwe september 2020

    Cash: US$ is king. You should be bale to transact anywhere with US$. If you want to convert to local currency then you must ask about the rates just be fore you leave, the rate can change...
  33. Replies
    17
    Views
    907

    Re: Divundu to Epupa Falls

    Can confirm that Hakusembe is a great spot.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JShh2whUiyI

    Nice campsites with private bathroom, right on the river. Option to have meals, drinks etc at the lodge as...
  34. Replies
    11
    Views
    4,147

    Re: So close my hart nearly fell through my ###

    I have one. Simple and does the job. Takes a bit of trial and error to set the alarm temperature just right. So far so good, saved me once on a long uphill pass.
  35. Replies
    119
    Views
    26,654

    Re: Etosha - never again

    We camped at Etosha a couple of yeas ago. Over-crowded. Ablutions terrible. Noisy. A lot of people not respecting the individual camp boundaries. Very unpleasant experience with rude staff on the way...
Results 1 to 35 of 82
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3