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    Re: Deflating Tyres - How?

    I also routed air pipe to each tire from a manifold with 3 valves that I built and installed in the engine bay. I have short 4 pipes that I connect to the tires from inside the wheel arch's valve....
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    Re: Tyre Pressure in Kgalagadi

    Thx, yes, that's why I'm asking, also think the profile is a bit low for low profiles. I do not have experience with the lower profiles, looking for advice.
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    Tyre Pressure in Kgalagadi

    Good day,

    What will be recommended (save) tyre pressure in the Kgalagadi for a SUV (Quashqai) with 215/55R18 tyres?

    Asking for a friend..

    Thank you,

    C
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    Re: Nuvi - No Maps Available

    Hi,

    Life Time Maps is only valid when you update at least once a year, there was another thread a while back where this was discussed. One has to keep the maps "current" to keep on getting the...
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    Re: Goodyear Wrangler A/T (Kevlar)

    Nope, you were 100% right, date codes only on one side, and in my case all four on the inside.

    Thx,

    C
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    Re: Goodyear Wrangler A/T (Kevlar)

    I also fitted a set a few weeks ago, but I can't find the date code, it's usually the 4 digits in the oval.

    A year and a half ago I fitted a set on my trailer, they have the codes. What am I...
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    Re: Rusted Jerry cans still usable?

    +1

    Also, the cans have a lining inside, if the lining has degraded you'll have rust inside, you don't want rust in the fuel. Rather get new ones..... make mini bars or toolboxes from the old ones,...
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    Re: Nature reserve near Mapungubwe?

    Hi,

    If you go camping in Mazou, beware of the vervet monkeys, they are very organised. Scouts, diversions, main robber force, fast and agile. Sometimes the normally quiet camp reverberate with the...
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    Re: Nature reserve near Mapungubwe?

    Yes gents,

    OK, the place I was looking for is Vhembe Wilderness Camp in Mapungubwe, I thought I heard "Water Hole" but it was "valley". Off to book!

    Thanks for all the suggestions as well!
    ...
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    Re: Nature reserve near Mapungubwe?

    Thx Christoff, looking at all options!
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    Re: Nature reserve near Mapungubwe?

    Yes Peter,

    Thanks for the feedback. Yes, "near" is relative like the length of a piece of string ;-). We saw the couple's vehicle in Louis Trichardt, then a few days later they rocked up at...
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    Re: Nature reserve near Mapungubwe?

    Thank you, looks awesome!!
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    Nature reserve near Mapungubwe?

    Good day,

    Wondering if somebody can help. I briefly chatted with a couple last year in Mapungubwe, they told me they spent a few days near there at a place also with a lot of ellies etc....
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    Re: Road conditions Polokwane to Mapungube

    Hi,

    Was there last year October, potholes between Musina and Mapungubwe, but not too bad, between Polokwane and Musina OK.

    Mapunggubwe to Alldays and Vivo longish stretches of potholes, rather...
  15. Re: How to improve handling on late model first gen Fortuner?

    Maybe also have a look at Uys' Panhard Rod correction bracket, (for corrugated roads).

    http://www.stofpad4x4.co.za/product/fc085/fortuner-panhard-rod-angle-correction-bracket
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    Re: Jockey wheel slipping

    Hi Jay,

    I had the same issue on lifting legs on my boswa. What I did was to weld thin strips onto the leg, just underneath where the clamp is, so there is a bit of a bump so the clamp can't slip...
  17. Thread: Trailer wiring.

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    Re: Trailer wiring.

    Good day,

    Best is to get a (even cheap) multi meter. Colour codes are very iffy, you have to measure which is which, switch the different individual circuits on the vehicle on one by one (left...
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    Re: Garmin Nuvi2495, MapSource and Routes

    Yes,

    I also have a 2495, didn't even knew that one could still use Mapsource, have been frustrating myself with Basemap.

    So, downloaded MS, updated maps, and I successfully downloaded some...
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    Bushman chassis number location?

    Good day,

    I bought a Bushman Tracker 1, at the test station they couldn't find the chassis number. The chassis is rubberized, would anybody perhaps know where to find it?

    Thank you,

    Cheers,...
  20. Thread: GPS for Christmas

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    Hi, I've bought a 2495 LMT, they are...

    Hi,

    I've bought a 2495 LMT, they are basically obsolete, but for R 1 400 it works for me.

    As mentioned before, if you want to go on a tour, it's very nice to plan your routes on a PC and...
  21. Thread: Ice on Camp

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    Hi, Was also looking for them for quite a...

    Hi,

    Was also looking for them for quite a while now, enquired at my local Spar and also no luck. I luckily have some old stock left that will do for a few trips, but if you do ebay you can try...
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    Hi all, It seems barking dogs are a problem...

    Hi all,

    It seems barking dogs are a problem world-wide. Here is a website with some usefull info, even though it is American. :)

    http://www.barkingdogs.net/

    Cheers,

    C
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    Thx Peet, much better explanation than my letter,...

    Thx Peet, much better explanation than my letter, agree 100%.
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    Thx Heinrich.

    Thx Heinrich.
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    Hi Neil, To take a wild guess (my bakkie...

    Hi Neil,

    To take a wild guess (my bakkie doesn't have TC), maybe TC is not as effective as a locked diff because the torque is transferred rather slowly between the two wheels, in that time the...
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    Well, gents, here I am!! The guilty SOB which...

    Well, gents, here I am!! The guilty SOB which wrote the letter. First had to register again because I was a member too long ago, my good friend reffered me when he saw the discussion.

    So, back to...
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