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  1. KNP Camping Reservation wanted > 17 Sept

    Just trying my luck here, but if anyone has any extra camping spots reserved in KNP I would be interested in taking it over. Weíre looking for any time between 17 Sept & 30 Sept.

    much appreciated
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    Re: Prado 95 lower ball joint failure

    You can go to places like HiQ or Dekra to do a comprehensive suspension test.
  3. Re: Doors or canvas with zips for caravan cupboards?

    i have the canvas with zipps in my Conqueror. The top part of the flap also has valcro installed. When camping we rarely use the zipps and tend to flap the canvas up so the valcro sticks in the...
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    Re: Prado 120 Service

    I take mine to Toyota, these cars are relatively cheap to maintain, even at the agents. Why would you not take it to them? 🤔
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    Re: Chemical toilet

    Dometic porta potty. (And stick to number 1)
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    Re: Tyre choice prado 120

    what mileage do you intend doing with it over the next 5 years?
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    Re: The Ultimate Overlander?

    Thanks for the info! well I think you did a pretty decent job with this. This is perfect for 2 people. The extra fuel and water is a great plus!

    Why not fit a tyre on the roofrack without rim,...
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    Re: The Ultimate Overlander?

    now this is a fantastic idea!! Well done! You should elaborate a bit on what you have done and more pictures
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    Re: Tyre choice prado 120

    yes it will fit. My previous set was 265/70/17. Also Michelin, the LTX2’s. I went back to stock size though. Now running LTX Force.
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    correct, owned by Merc though. Edited my post above
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    Yes, buying Merc (edit: Merc Owned factory used for production of Smart cars) factory, lock stock and barrel - workers the lot.
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    Re: Prado VX new tires...what size??

    Why not a good set of ATs in the stock size?

    i upped the size of my tyres on the prado (I drive a 120) and regretted it. Moved back to standard size again.

    i dont have experience on the 150,...
  13. Thread: Colt 2.8 tdi

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    Re: Colt 2.8 tdi

    How I miss my 2.8 Clubcab 4x4 ... was my first brand new vehicle I drove off the show room. I was completely stoked! Absolutely loved that engine- that 2.8 is a beauty!

    I think you made the...
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    Re: 3D Printers and PA6 CF30 filament

    i meant programatically reduce temperature before switching off. Youíve answered well, thanks
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    Re: 3D Printers and PA6 CF30 filament

    thanks for the info- Iím comfortable with programming and the arduini interface. It seems straight forward to configure to a higher temp.

    Are there any cool-down sequences on these machines or...
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    Re: You know you are stuck when...

    Look I know this MAN is HUGE and heavy and all that - but its fuel consumption cannot possibly be THAT bad?
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    Re: You know you are stuck when...

    goodness. perhaps a little overkill? imagine how big your fuel bill would be hauling a 13+ tonne truck over a couple of thousand KMs of rough terrain
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    the 2.8 worked in the defender before, surely it can again (if you can call the Ineos a defender for the sake of the conversation). Stronger box (and hopefully clutch) would be an awesome combination
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    Re: You know you are stuck when...

    Agreed. I was however surprised to see the Mog not even moving a bit with 8 massive wheels spinning at the same time
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    Re: Conqueror Commander Modifications Thread

    Whaaaaaat?? Thats rediculous! Iíll certainly be taking a closer look at the wires in my trailer this weekend...
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    You know you are stuck when...

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=HzxGTj7E9bg
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    with a signature like yours the Grenadier has to be a fantastic idea :-)
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    Re: Off-road caravan build

    thanks for sharing! I love the relative low roofline, reduces your drag a fair bit. Very well built trailer - well done!

    it appears the floor is made from some sort of plywood of sorts. If so, how...
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    Re: Tyre choice prado 120

    if you do lots of mileage, take a look at the Michelin LTX Force. Great allrounder. Should give you 160 000km +. They look good and are very quiet.

    if you dont do enough mileage its probably not...
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    wonder if the current Defender aftermarket goodies would fit on the Ineos? if it does, they have an absolute winning recipe here
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    Re: 2011 Prado VX Petrol known problems

    In that case you have a wonderful bulletproof vehicle that will last a very long time :-)

    (just
    check you dual battery installion at a reputable autolec and
    stay away from dirty fuel - it...
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    Re: 2011 Prado VX Petrol known problems

    You must be one of the unlucky ones. I dont think you could have anticipated either of those, certainly not at that mileage and age. Assuming of course its been looked after - clean fuel and...
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    The only thing that has kept me away from the old Defenders is the poor reliability reputation they had - rightly or wrongly. If Ineos has got it right with the Grenadier they will be winning over a...
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    Re: 2011 Prado VX Petrol known problems

    Other than the head gasket problem in early models I have not spotted other big issues.

    Your list is in my opinion service items.



    water pump > rule of thumb is to replace every 150 000km...
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    Re: 3D Printers and PA6 CF30 filament

    Thanks Fluffy, apart from the cube design of the 5 (making it easier to create a box), I assume the 3 is equally easy/difficult to modify i.t.o print bed, hothead and SW changes for temp increases? ...
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    3D Printers and PA6 CF30 filament

    I’m looking for a desktop 3D printer that is able to print PA6 (CF30) filament.

    1. would I need a closed-side printer to avoid model warping due to the nylon filament cooling properties?

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    Re: 2021 Kaokoland Trip planning

    thanks Dave, some useful insight here.

    is the same true for Petrol availability as I drive a 4L v6?
  33. Re: Campsites between Johannesburg Airport and Ais-ais

    After reading some scary stories of crime in the Vryburg/Kuruman/Kathu region from a couple of years ago, I am wondering if Red Sands considered a safe stop over these days?
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    Re: 2021 Kaokoland Trip planning

    just as a matter of interest - are trailers not allowed on Spreetshoogte, or not recommended?
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    Re: 2021 Kaokoland Trip planning

    Thanks for the input. Yes 20 days will be too much of a rush if I do everything on my list, I agree, hence the question about having to book at the campsites vs not. I prefer taking roadtrips day by...
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