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    Re: Fracking in the Okavango?

    Heard it over the radio this morning. Apparently a very large source?!.
  2. Thread: BF Goodrich KO2.

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    Re: BF Goodrich KO2.

    Have a set on my bakkie, did not experience issues with normal driving on wet tar roads.
  3. Thread: BF Goodrich KO2.

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    Re: BF Goodrich KO2.

    The newer BFG has a different rubber compound which improved the holding in wet conditions. Previously, I think, the rubber was a bit harder thus not so good on a wet roads. If you want good road...
  4. Thread: BF Goodrich KO2.

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    Re: BF Goodrich KO2.

    Use only BGF the last 15 years, other than the crap that they fit when buy new:)
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    Re: PV higher this year than 2019

    With the better raining season earlier this year, less dust in the air?
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    Re: Namibia re-opens to international tourists 1 Sept

    Looks like some flights will start soon.

    Results from test done by the Authorities takes up to 5 days, so you are 7+5 days in quarantine.
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    Re: G'day from Australia and thanks for admitting me.

    The question is what do to there and what to do here. Labour is expensive there but the exchange make things cheaper this side, although many mod equipment here available comes from there, and...
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    Re: A question for the battery fundis

    Dont know either, but the life span of a battery is mostly determine by how many and how deep its been discharged. Thus I would think to connect it to a smart charger is the best, but even that will...
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    Re: Dunlop Grandtrek AT3g (owners review)

    Yes on wet tar the BGF was not very good. The new KO's are better.

    I've come a long way with BFG, (puncture free) and no reason at this moment to change excepts for their price sometimes. At...
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    Re: Solar borehole pump

    Ok, but why submersed it more?:)

    For the Multiflow they say: "Submersion depth must be less than 150m."
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    Re: Solar borehole pump

    I started off with a Lorentz, did not last very long, not sure why. Then switched to the grundfos sqf's. Good service from them except at this one borehole. Replaced and repair the wet end a few...
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    Re: Solar borehole pump

    I have one borehole where a grundfos wet-end only last 1 year, reason I replaced it with a Multiflow from Ceder. It has normal impellers, and the wet end is much cheaper. Grundfos uses the helix wet...
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    Re: Solar borehole pump

    On their website they show pumps up to that depth. :confused:
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    Re: Land Cruiser 70/79 Double Cab Modifications Thread

    Bigcountry have tray that can be installed to fit the fridge. Its a bit higher than one would like an armrest to be, but you get use to it.

    Handbrake is not effected . That small fridge can run...
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    Re: Kazangula bridge news

    Yes the ferry itself was actually quit fast.




    Probably just checking some designed parameters. Picture showing some loaded trucks on the deck.
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    Re: Kazangula bridge news

    :o A bit late for that I would say:)


    Thanks anyhow, hope fully there is some improvement crossing the border there.
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    Re: Isuzu stamp my dood.

    Daai is n padskaper of n 'grader'. Stoot skraper/ 'bulldozer' lyk bietjie anders, en sukkel maar om n pad gelyk te kry.:)
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    Re: Isuzu stamp my dood.

    G'n wonder julle paaise is so sleg nie:)
  19. Thread: Kayaking anyone?

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    Re: Kayaking anyone?

    Yes, your timing should be right. We tried once to paddle upstream form the Orange, but could not get far beyond the low level bridge.

    Did the Orange a few times, various sections including the...
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    Re: Isuzu stamp my dood.

    Sal net sagter skokbrekers, of verstelbares nie help nie? Sagter suspensie sal seker werk, maar met vrag gaan dit seker nie leker werk nie, tensy jy airbags by sit.

    Ek het vertelbare skokbrekers...
  21. Thread: Kayaking anyone?

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    Re: Kayaking anyone?

    Same, we did a trip before a race. Was knocked off the seat halfway sort of into the nose, broke the foot rest etc. ;D
  22. Thread: Kayaking anyone?

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    Re: Kayaking anyone?

    Too little flowing rivers in the middle of Namibia.



    Have you hit the 'fulstop' in the Jukskei river ever.>:D
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    Re: Solar borehole pump

    Look at Cedarsolar pumps also. https://www.cedarsolar.com/products-solar-water-pumps/

    A bit better priced than Grundfos
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    Re: Help Me Inteperate Dyno Results

    Yes, agreed the 3l d4d in hilux/fortuner towed quite good. Although the 2.4 GD engines has a bit more torque at the peak, the revs range for that torque is a bit shorter than the 3l d4d, but the GD...
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    Re: Which drawer system for 105 Land Cruiser

    Die verkaffer in SA moet n uitvoer kode het, anders raak dit gekompliseerd, dan moet jy n agent kry wat al die papiere doen en hom betaal etc., en die verskaffer moet SA VAT hef en jy gaan dit heel...
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    Re: Which drawer system for 105 Land Cruiser

    Ook Offroad Centre! :)
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    Re: Which drawer system for 105 Land Cruiser

    Big Country maak n goeie drawer system, en maak soos jy dit wil he. Maar Off road Centre is die agent hier en skryf met n dik potlood.

    Ek het n Stofpad drop fridge slide, bo-op die drawers...
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    Re: Fj40 Overland in 1975

    Reminds me of our trip in 1974 with Renault 8 through Bots:)
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    Re: Land cruiser 79 part availability woes

    Yes, ask for the part number, dont give them a VIN of an import then they will just say they dont have it. The part number will most likely be on their system.

    It happens from time to time that...
  30. Thread: Shurflo Pump

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    Re: Shurflo Pump

    Shurflo pumps have a bypass setting screw to adjust the flow also.
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    Re: Shurflo Pump

    Try http://www.seaport.co.za/searchmore1.asp?subcategory=Fresh%20Water
  32. Thread: Shurflo Pump

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    Re: Shurflo Pump

    Yes you get. :) Various models available. You need to look at the flow curve and decide what delivery at what pressure you need.
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    Re: NL DC-DC is actually a Benton.

    You get what you are prepared to pay from China.

    They manufacture original, genuine, copy, fake, etc you choose. :)
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    Re: 2.8 GD6 gearbox.....not happy

    I have a new hilux L50 with automatic box. Done 20k km up to now and did some towing also in between. Box behave very well, did not have the issues as mentioned. Somehow Toyota must have solved...
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    Re: Overlander vs 276Cx

    Never had a 276. Used nuvi's and drives for a very long time, then bought the Overlander.

    Its an oversize Drive with some additional functions for overlanding:), and over price if you ask me.
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