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    Fortuner Re: Advice and Guidance for a Fortuner Newbie

    Mine is a 2011 3.0 D 4 D 4 x 4 RB Manual and I am happy with 225 000 on the clock

    Had a Day trip to Ponta do Oura and back roads to Ponta Malongne and Techo Banine Sunday and the 4 x 4 ability...
  2. Re: Conservation YouTube series in Mozambique - Contacts?

    Hi Tim

    I love what you are doing and really hope this will help to get the Ideas going

    As a resident in Southern Mozambique I got very well acquainted with the people on the coast from Ponta...
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    Fortuner Re: Advice and Guidance for a Fortuner Newbie

    I'm on the cusp of purchasing a Fortuner, but would appreciate any input from the community here in any regard.

    I am looking at a 2012 3l D4D 4x4 with 164000kms on the clock. Overall the vehicle...
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    Re: From Disco 3 to Fortuner

    Welcome and sorry I edited your post and quoted only the part that is almost a mirror image of my story.

    Don"t be mistaken, I miss my D3 with passion, especially the soft ride, the stability and...
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    Re: Lunch

    DITTO...!!!

    But well done Plunger...enjoy that Couta...
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    Hope all Holiday makers left before

    It seems that we will have a nasty cyclone that will make landfall at Pomene on Sunday 24 Jan.

    Hope all holiday makers left safely...
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    Fortuner Re: Doors not locking

    Not very good news for this time of the year...But my 2011 did the same and NTT Toyota quoted me almost 5K for the relay in the drivers door...as they found it to be faulty

    Went to known vehicle...
  8. Re: Ponta Membene, in the Maputo Special Reserve

    Ja, is waar maar daar is sekere tye van die dag wat jy eerder moet vermy om te ry....Ek het gevind vroeg oggend en laat middag is gevaarlik om te ry ...
    Tussen 10h00 en 14h00 is die olifante nie...
  9. Re: Ponta Membene, in the Maputo Special Reserve

    Ponta Memebene is 'n juweel en heerlik om te kamp as jy alle geriewe het...Daar is niks ...geen ablusie, vars water en sekuriteit nie...(Alhoewel baie ,baie veilig) Ek slaap graag sommer op die...
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    Re: Fishing Trip gone bad in Mozambique

    Hi Estee

    This was certainly the worst experience of my life...a triple bypass is a walk in the park comparing to this incident that started off as a "normal" spontaneous pneumothorax ...
    ...
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    Re: Fishing Trip gone bad in Mozambique

    Estee.....What was the procedure please ? (Time wise..Difficulty etc ).....It seems my healing is also slow or non existing

    On yesterday's follow up the doctor wants to put me back in bed after...
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    Re: When will Moz reopen its borders?

    One of our Farm Managers went to South Africa...Original Valid negative Covid 19 test and back with Ampath negative test on day 7 (one week) and was asked by the passport stamping Official why he...
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    Re: Fishing Trip gone bad in Mozambique

    Ryzen Thank you

    My host was driving my Toyta Fortuner that grueling 14 km from Muchombe to Santa Maria and he was smitten ;D
    He rally was impressed, the Tuna certainly took that heavy sand and...
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    Re: Fishing Trip gone bad in Mozambique

    Thanks, yes at the institute do Curacao the did the sonar as we were imminent this is a cardiac..maybe the doctor requested the CT ?

    The procedure was not painful but the impact was feeling...
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    Re: Fishing Trip gone bad in Mozambique

    Hi Estee, thank you and the way you put it is a mirror image...so yes you certainly know how I felt

    "after consuming too many meat balls" .....I also thought I had to much to eat
    ''breath...
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    Re: Fishing Trip gone bad in Mozambique

    Plunger,

    I had a triple bypass almost exactly 2 years ago 16 October 2018...but that was a walk in the park in comparison with this..Not be able to breath for +/-12 hours is not fun..

    As said...
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    Re: Fishing Trip gone bad in Mozambique

    Spontaneous pneumothorax has got no explanation and can happen to 17 year olds....

    In my case abusing my lungs with 38 years of smoking before I quit 6 years ago., 17 years gold and asbestos...
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    Re: Fishing Trip gone bad in Mozambique

    Dankie Bertus...Ja nasty een hierdie...Ek sien die bordjie..net voor Angus se plek ...sal verseker draai gaan maak

    Moet se Hetta en Bemugi op Santa Maria was daar vir my ...hulle is fantasties
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    Fishing Trip gone bad in Mozambique

    Last Saturday morning 10/10/2020 Myself Swambo, and and dear friends of us left Boane @ 05h30 in 1 vehicle for a quick GT hunt at Ponta Mucombe..
    With "Padkos" enough to last Saturday we arrived at...
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    Re: When will Moz reopen its borders?

    Morning,

    We in Moz are more confused than ever....

    It is clear how to travel from here to South Africa...Get the test at Hospital Geral ..from test to receiving result may take from 36 to 72...
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    Re: New member in need of advice

    Gareth I edited your reply to the Fortuner part... sorry:)

    ajs Yes, the Fortuner will be your safest most reliable buy....In all the SADC countries every little spare shop in very small villages...
  22. Re: Does a Fortuner (2009-2012) 80 litre fuel tank fit a 2007 V6 (65 litre)?

    This surprising consumption is driving in Mozambique @ 40/60-max 80 kmph for the past year...
    Even on consumption shows 11.7 to as much as 12.1 kml
    When I was last able to visit South Africa (Feb)...
  23. Re: Does a Fortuner (2009-2012) 80 litre fuel tank fit a 2007 V6 (65 litre)?

    Hi Gismo

    Please report back once you have done the Swap, I would love to do the same

    The 65 liter tank is really not nice on this mod Fortuner and to fill and see you have got 761 km range is...
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    Re: Newbie, looking to get a 4x4 vehicle

    Hi and welcome

    Nice Fortuner RB 3.0 D4D ..2012 to 2015 is in your budged and super reliable and will take you almost anywhere...
  25. Thread: 300Tdi Exhaust

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    Defender Re: 300Tdi Exhaust

    1 Box only...Remove the front and keep the rear...(Original)
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    Painful memories...Discovery 3 TDV 6

    Last night I scrolled through Gumtree and saw my beloved Landy advertised for 60K sitting in the sun, wind and rain..Dirty and neglected.

    I got that sickening feeling...the same one you get when...
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    Re: Day out to maloloja

    I miss my twice a month trip into Swaziland...(Cant say to Swaziland because I am virtually on the border)

    Beautiful country ...Lovely people...Thanks Karol...
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    Re: Disco 1 300tdi mileage

    I sold mine on almost 400 000 km...and still in contact with new owner as we still fish together

    Over 400 000 km now...Did head gasket and thereafter a new head....Hence the name Old faithful
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    Fortuner D4D 3.0 behind bumper winch mount

    I need to install a winch on my Fortuner (The Aquaquad is ready for COF)

    I have quoted at Stofpad and other and the price is fair but due to lock down in SA and we under state of emergency in...
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    Re: Would you help someone in distress? My story….

    To me it is 4 x 4 ethics to help a vehicle with trouble in the bush...

    So many times I encountered vehicles stuck in The Elephant park...Locals and tourists without the proper gear and as...
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    Re: Road closure Jozini Kozi Bay

    !00% correct Riaan

    Golela/Namahaacha or Goba via Siteki ...Boane and the the new tar road South to Ponta do Oura or Santa Maria is the best alternative

    Even going North on the new road is not...
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    Discovery 2: Re: Death Wobble - Disco 2

    Check Sway bar D rubbers as well
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    Re: Ponta after the new tar road

    If you remember Ponta before the new road where Tippo Tinto was sold next to the road in half liter plastic bottles and nice fresh prawn at a fair price with almost nobody on the beach you will be...
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    Re: Discovery 3 Engine Failure

    Sakkie if mine is not taken (Paid) soon you can make an offer.
    2006 TDV6 S

    The engine is removed to be fixed by someone interested but the 75 K quote was a shocker...;D
    Lets see what happens....
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    Re: Landrover - you have truly saddened me..

    March 2018 , made the one year / 50 000 km warranty Just
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