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    Sticky: Landcruiser 76 series V8

    Hi guys been a while since I have put anything on here. Not much 4x4 happening been working in Antarctica for the year.
    A couple pictures of my pride and joy. Currently in storage for the year....
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    Thats heaps good news for me that the v8 is...

    Thats heaps good news for me that the v8 is coming to South Africa!! At least I know Ill be able to get spare parts if I need to!

    Travelingaustralian
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    Horsbeast, Not to much goes wrong with the 76...

    Horsbeast,

    Not to much goes wrong with the 76 with the 4.2Lt We use South African badged Landcruisers here in Australia in the mines because the alloy v8 gets eaten away with the high salt...
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    Hi Guys Ive changed the look already? Added...

    Hi Guys

    Ive changed the look already? Added new links and added a Photographic flickr link to my pictures. At this stage only my Cape York Pictures are in the flickr account. Hope you like.
    ...
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    My New Blog

    Hi I know that some of you might be interested in following my progress as I get things ready to travel to Africa.
    I have just started a Blog that not only will be on Africa but on traveling in a...
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    Ture, but again that is just part of the...

    Ture, but again that is just part of the challenge. It would suck to get almost all the way and get stopped by a river.
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    How are things going Gary? Yeah i still dont...

    How are things going Gary? Yeah i still dont what to head north?? My plan is still very much along the route he has taken.
    There has been a couple guys going through there lately.
    Was chatting to...
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    Recent DRC crossing

    Here is a link to a guy that has just done a crossing of DRC along a route i plan on taking.


    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=619155&page=9

    To those that keep telling me to say...
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    Id sell mine for a price..... Soon to be shipped...

    Id sell mine for a price..... Soon to be shipped to South Africa for my West Africa trip!!
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    Sticky: 4.5Lt V8 Landcruiser 76 2008 model

    My 76 now its been finished off.
    Im almost ready for my Africa trip now!! .
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    Patrols are a great vehicle very strong. I had a...

    Patrols are a great vehicle very strong. I had a 2004 model here in Australia in the 3Lt apart from the motor they are very hard to fault or brake!! I wanted to get a patrol but could not find a...
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    Cheers for that Gary, Thanks for the info!! ...

    Cheers for that Gary,

    Thanks for the info!! Have you spent any time down south? I have a mate that is working in DRC in Lubumbashi with a mining company there, I'm waiting to hear back from him...
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    Thank Johan, The Sat phone thing might still...

    Thank Johan,

    The Sat phone thing might still be the go I was just thinking I'd ask. I used local sell cards in my phone when I was there for all of the east side.
    Out of every African country...
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    A3AN, Were are you based? You might make a...

    A3AN,

    Were are you based? You might make a good contact for a ground contact. I also have a friend working there but he is on a mine camp so it's a bit different for him.
    Elections can have a...
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    Quattro, Just a quick question. Do the overland...

    Quattro,
    Just a quick question. Do the overland trucks still go to Flat Dogs? When i was driving out there we use to stay at Flat Dogs before they shut down to build the 5 star river lodges.
    I...
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    Well said!!! I thought the same thing after...

    Well said!!! I thought the same thing after reading it!!! I have a friend that went DRC 4 years ago, after reading that piece I contacted him because i wanted to know were he went through. He...
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    I spent 3.5 years crossing from North Africa to...

    I spent 3.5 years crossing from North Africa to South Africa and i did this trip 9 times. Yes a modern engine will probably go the distance it should? Well im hoping so because i will be doing it in...
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    A3AN, Thanks for your Advice, I...

    A3AN,

    Thanks for your Advice,

    I understand your concerns but not all of us see the bad in everything. Yes police and government of some counties are only after money and will try to...
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    Cheers for that. Never really thought about what...

    Cheers for that. Never really thought about what an African Boarder post guy might think about my autotune antenna??

    Forget that yes they use them there but your right Military and the UN most...
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    Cheers Kavanji, I looked into Sat phones for...

    Cheers Kavanji,

    I looked into Sat phones for heading to Africa but for value for money my HF radio far out weighs it!! $120 a year registration.
    The Monthly Line rental then the call cost on...
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    HF Radio usage in Africa??

    Hi Forum members,

    As i am going to be shipping my vehicle to South Africa from Australia i have a question on Radios.
    I have a HF radio that i use as my only form of contact when im out...
  22. Hi Guys, Another small video clip. Minus the...

    Hi Guys,

    Another small video clip. Minus the music.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=loDSzPBz6us&feature=related

    Enjoy. travelingaustralian
  23. Gert du Preez, Its a water bra. Im heading...

    Gert du Preez,

    Its a water bra. Im heading up to Cape York and expecting the rivers to be high. i put this on when i go through the river to stop water from entering the engine bay. ill be...
  24. KampKoos, Sorry if i have upset you? It was not...

    KampKoos,
    Sorry if i have upset you? It was not my intention to upset anyone with the clip or with my comment.
    You have taken what i have said out of context. I love my 4x4ing and to me it does...
  25. ThysleRoux, No offence taken. I think i...

    ThysleRoux,

    No offence taken. I think i starred up a hornets nest? As you was saying i posted it in the toyota section and looks like i may have upset someone? Was not the plan when posted it....
  26. Enjoy, lol The term's popular usage emerged...

    Enjoy, lol

    The term's popular usage emerged in Melbourne's outer-western and -eastern suburbs in the late 1970s and early 1980s.[citation needed] as a non-pejorative term, used by fans of heavy...
  27. ThysleRoux, (travelingaustralian) is im...

    ThysleRoux,

    (travelingaustralian) is im internet name. Im an Australian guy that is soon to be heading back to Africa to do a West Africa trip in my Toyota 4x4.
    I have been chatting to members...
  28. All over the world Toyots rule!!! Cape York Australai

    Top end of Australia one one the best parts to 4x4 and yes Toyota's Rule up here to!!!!

    Here is a short clip of Cope York Australia

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CiVklezdfNU

    Hope you...
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    Sticky: Nice 4x4

    You have a great 4x4 there to build up!!! have fun doing it!!

    travelingaustralian
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    By far the most reliable engine!!! Almost thought...

    By far the most reliable engine!!! Almost thought about putting one in for this trip..... almost.

    travelingaustralia
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    Sticky: With the roof top tent on

    With the roof top on.
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    Uys, Cheers for the link, ill have a look. ...

    Uys,

    Cheers for the link, ill have a look.

    travelingaustralian
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    Henris, polishing" filter? When your talking...

    Henris,

    polishing" filter? When your talking about a polishing filter your talking about a inline filter for the oil right? like a spinner in a scania?
    Ive just finished fitting the extra...
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    STT or KM'2

    Guy's

    Both are very good tyres!! With my experiance 1000's of km in the out back of Australia running both tyres on work 4x4's in the mines i have had good runs out of them.

    For rock and...
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    Australian Toyota 76 series V8 crossing Africa

    http://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=100320&stc=1&thumb=1&d=1308147375 http://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=100321&stc=1&thumb=1&d=1308147375...
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