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  1. Thread: Going off grid

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    Re: Going off grid

    I will be building a new house in Pretoria East soon and consider a semi-off grid installation. References for reliable Consultants involved in such installations in the area would be appreciated....
  2. From Monamodi Camp (Mabuasehube) to Mata Mata in one day!

    Due to camping reservation shortages we will have to attempt this challenge on 27th July 2019 whether we like it or not! All four couples will have off road caravans on tow (myself Pajero and...
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    Re: Telescope for viewing ships on the ocean

    I have one for sale that I got when I retired 2 years ago but dont use at all Stephan. If you are interested send me a PM for details. Regards Louis
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    Re: Mountain Sanctuary Park

    The Owner should be able to tell you what the road conditions is currently? I took a Gypsy 5 up there a few times in the past without any problems but road conditions might have chanced since then?
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    Re: I want to buy a Pajero but....

    Also bought a 2015 LWB Exceed (14000km) demo for about R100 000 less than the new price in late 2015. Have just had the 80 000km service done - absolutely happy with the vehicle!!
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    Re: Limpopo level at Pontdrift

    Tks will do!
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    Limpopo level at Pontdrift

    We are going to Tuli next weekend and was planning to cross at Pontdrift border post. I have tried to phone the border post but there is no answer. Does anybody know what the level of the Limpopo...
  8. Re: 7 Nagte in Satara Kamp 24 Junie tot 1 Julie 2018 - 2 Bed Eenheid

    Tks for the PM Allan - have given her your number.

    Rgds

    Louis
  9. 7 Nagte in Satara Kamp 24 Junie tot 1 Julie 2018 - 2 Bed Eenheid

    Naandse Almal!! Ek neem die vrymoedigheid om bg hier te post met die verwagting dat meer van Julle dit sal sien en mag dit meebring dat die persoon in nood gehelp sal kan word, direk of indirek deur...
  10. Thread: Bush Lapa mods

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    Re: Bush Lapa mods

    Dankie Almal - het toe ook maar besluit om dit te laat vaar.
  11. Thread: Bush Lapa mods

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    Re: Bush Lapa mods

    Ek het deur al die posts probeer gaan maar dit gaan n eeu neem lyk dit my - die spasie onder die bed word in my geval glad nie gebruik nie en ek dink daaraan om gate aan die voorkant te sny...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: 3.2 Towing ability

    Hoe vergelyk die rygemak as mens ver ry Kobus? Ek vind die Pajero baie "lyf vriendelik" in die verband!
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    Ford & Mazda Re: 3.2 Towing ability

    Jy gaan net al die pad smile - ek het n Boskriek wat ek met n Pajero 3.2 LWB met die grootste gemak sleep. My seun het so n Ford as wat jy bestel het en sy sleep vermoe laat die Pajero (wat opsigself...
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    Re: Would take your Touareg to Botswana?

    We did the Mabua Nossop route some years ago with a Mercedes ML among the group of 4 vehicles. The big problem started with the high middel mannetjie on the last stretch before you get to Mabua....
  15. Thread: Sossusvlei

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    Re: Sossusvlei

    Weltevrede Guest Farm +- 50km vanaf Sesriem Hek en na ek verneem werklik eerste klas! Moet net so uur of wat vroer opstaan.
  16. Re: Trip Report: Botswana Aug 2017 - Story of 3 shocks and a mouse we called Harry

    Puik verslag MrTolbos to say the least!!
  17. Thread: Bush Lapa mods

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    Re: Bush Lapa mods

    Michael ek het probeer deurgaan maar dit gaan n' eeu vat - het iemand dalk al daarin geslaag om n' permanente kraan van die geyser na die kombuis area te lei?
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    Re: To buy or not Prado 2014 Diesel??

    For a little more you can probably get a 2017 Pajero 3.2 Did LWB demo with less than 15000 kms - fantastic vehicles (on my second one with not one problem). Try Mitsubishi East where I bought my...
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    Re: 2018 Prado breaks cover

    What a waste of time reading mostly "mud slinging"
  20. Thread: Bush Lapa mods

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    Re: Bush Lapa mods

    Dankie ALMAL - ja ek het die seildeur maar het dit nog net gebruik gedurende baie warm nagte (net die gaas deel maw). Dit is waarskynlik die maklikste oplossing en ek sal dit beslis op die proef...
  21. Thread: Bush Lapa mods

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    Re: Bush Lapa mods

    Omtrent die enigste ding wat ons van ons Boskriek irriteer is om die deur van binne af oop te maak as mens moet uitklim (veral snags as jy deur die slaap aan moeder natuur moet gaan rapporteer) - het...
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    Re: A short Moremi story with photos

    Hi Andre, glad to see you are back (how did your body survive that terrible road back to Camp?)!! Your stand-in (young chap) kindly referred us to Tshaa (Dijara being full) when we were looking...
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    Re: Maybe Mitsubishi should give up already?

    They are in the process of acquiring a substantial interest (subject to regulatory approvals in Japan) in Mitsubishi's motor vehicle division. See the article attached to the OP's post above.
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    Re: Maybe Mitsubishi should give up already?

    Fantastic vehicle to say the least (2015 3.2 DiD LWB) with 48 000 trouble free kilo's on the clock now. Concerned about the closing of dealerships though (Midrand/Sandton). Hopefully Nissan's...
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    Re: A short Moremi story with photos

    We were also in the area last week (Pajero & Bushlapa Boskriek) - a short summary with photos follow:
    Kgama Rhino Sanctuary - fantastic camp site, thoroughly enjoyable;
    Maun River Camp - acceptable...
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    Burnt out wrecks botswana

    We have just returned from a wonderful trip to Moremi, but were perturbed by the vast number of burnt out wrecks (motors, trucks and even buses) lying abandoned in the road reserve. Surely not every...
  27. Thread: Its a sad day

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    Re: Its a sad day

    Both dealers I bought my current 2 vehicles from have closed down recently (Bavaria BMW (later known as Kunene Brothers) and Mitsubishi Sandton. What is going on - clear signs of how bad our economy...
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    For what its worth, a friend did a similar...

    For what its worth, a friend did a similar conversion on a Land Cruiser (1998 Model) and the biggest problems afterwards were over heating and major gearbox problems. He had to leave the vehicle in...
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    With a Unichip installed my average fuel...

    With a Unichip installed my average fuel consumption (around JHB) is around 10 l/100Km. Open Road 8.5. how can that be deemed to be "inefficient' energy utilisation for such a big/heavy/solid...
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    I refer to the readings from the computer above...

    I refer to the readings from the computer above Marius. probably not 100% accurate but I have also noticed my visits to the diesel pumps have become noticeably less frequent than before.
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    I had my Unichip (previously in my SWB) installed...

    I had my Unichip (previously in my SWB) installed in my new LWB recently. Drove it for about 10000km's before doing so (general day to day use and towing my Bushlapa on a few occasions). The...
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    Ook van my en Louise se kant af "Organizers" -...

    Ook van my en Louise se kant af "Organizers" - dit was regtig n' groot sukses!!


    Sien alklaar uit na volgende jaar sin!!
  33. Your family will love it BruceT and be very...

    Your family will love it BruceT and be very comfortable at all times - just try not to go on a windy day - it spoils the fun and very beautiful surroundings!! "Piekniek mandjie" recommended in stead...
  34. Was at Vleesbaai last December - track was very...

    Was at Vleesbaai last December - track was very much overused with "######" middelmannetjie. Even my Pajero SWB battled sometimes as a result of that. Having done it years ago in a BMW X3 I would...
  35. It is unfortunately something you can only answer...

    It is unfortunately something you can only answer in retrospect (did it work or not in other words) and the answer will be different for each individual. My in-laws moved to Bela-Bela 15 or so years...
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