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  1. Thread: Ostro trailer

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    Re: Ostro trailer

    That wheel's position in the mudguard just looks wrong, near zero wheel travel left implies defective or rock hard suspension. Both will damage stuff.
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    Re: Steel Rims for Jimny wanted

    Seems the Lada Niva rims has the wrong centre bore (98mm, too small), but another candidate is one of Suzuki's own, the Vitara / Grand Vitara up to 2004 had the same lugs, PCD and CB. After that they...
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    Re: Steel Rims for Jimny wanted

    I doubt if those wheels were specially made for that shoe Jimny, probably comes of a standard car or bakkie in Japan or elsewhere. Jimny's have 5 on 5.5 stud patterns (5 studs on 5.5 inches PCD or...
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    Re: Aussie Hummer H3

    Last comment on video sums it up: What a beast! Interesting though heavily modyfied the rear end stayed with blades.
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    Re: Kampplek tussen Olifantshoek en Upington

    Is julle op pad KTFP (Gemsbokpark) toe? Hoekom dan nie liewers Vanzylsrus oor ry en by die hotel kamp nie? Baie beter opsie in my opinie.
  6. Re: TheQM If you need to find your guys in the dark

    Really, R60.03?
  7. Re: L50: Diff color levers for fuel tank and bonnet

    Its a Toyota, what did you expect, colour coding? :-)
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    Re: Extension to towbar

    Do not put an extension on a 90 when towing anything heavier than a small Ventertjie. Two reasons, the short wheel base leads to an inherent unstable tow vehicle and extending the towbar makes it a...
  9. Thread: Is this it?

    by Mike N
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    Re: Is this it?

    Simple; a single vehicle with which you could pull a plough, power your farm impliments via PTO, drive around anywhere on the farm, transport sick animals (not too big though), and take on the road...
  10. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    How to make a bland face look ugly ...
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    Re: Metalian Genie video ad.

    Nice! I think it will do well in the young and even not so young market. Ideal partner for a new Jimny!
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    Re: Underbody coatings for Landy by the sea...

    Maybe olive oil Olyfboer, but not the oils you'll find in you car engine or gearbox :-)
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    Re: Underbody coatings for Landy by the sea...

    Way back in mid-seveties when I did a year long stint at Rooikop Air Force Station at Walvis the practise was a liberal Tectyl coating of the vehicle underside including all cavities that could be...
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    I see this question is already old, but I got 3mm checkerplate wing- and bonnet protectors many years ago from Big Country.
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Got the photos of the Xplorer on 130 build from Bruce, sorted as chronological as I can determine, and joined them in a .pdf file attached here (OK'ed it with Bruce).
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Thanks Bruce, PM'd you with cell no.
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Perhaps post a link to where you keep the photos? Would appreciate that, as I find this conversion very interesting.
  18. Re: A-Frame towing New Suzuki Jimmy all grip 2020

    Fearl3SS, could you perhaps copy or refer the relevant pages from the owners manual?
    I have a .pdf copy for the new Gen4 Jimny and do not see any mention of neutral in the transfer case (see owners...
  19. Re: A-Frame towing New Suzuki Jimmy all grip 2020

    Actually just looked at Gen3 Jimny rear axle and freewheel hubs is near impossible. So rear propshaft removal it is., or like in an older thread...
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Looks nice until you realise the Xplorer lost its complete slide out kitchenc/freezer section ...
  21. Re: A-Frame towing New Suzuki Jimmy all grip 2020

    Not to be done without removing rear propshaft or modifying rear axle with freewheel hubs. Both transfer case and main gearbox back driven in neutral can be damaged due to lack of lubrication.
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    Re: Kampplek tussen Kang en Lobatse

    Daar is kampeerplek ontrent by Lobatse grenspos (Susan 0726660301 SA nommer). Alternatief is Motse Lodge in Kanye, hulle het basiese kampterrein agter gehad.
    Edit: Motse Lodge is blykbaar nou...
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    Re: Moet n dooie FJ45 weer herleef?

    Nog beter, kry 4.5 petrol Cruiser chassis (met voorste coils) en bou 45 se bak daarop. Dan het jy n MENEER! Hilux klink net nie reg nie, IFS oo 45? Heiligskending!
  24. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Corrected
  25. Re: Tsumkwe region with kids / road ahead to Mata Mata

    Campsite (quite pricey but very nice) at Khaudum camp in the north. Stay at least 2 preferably 3 nights there. Camping at Sikereti (in the south) apparently not allowed any more, they are busy...
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    Re: Elephants dying in huge numbers ?

    You would have to be very very brave to push a sharpened spoke up an elephants anus! ;D;D;D
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    Re: Meat from Caprivi to Botswana

    No meat allowed from Caprivi into Botswana. You can hide it, but it is unwise, unethical, and unlawful.
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    Re: One Ten V8 Starting Problem

    If it still have points the fuel pump is most probably at the filter next to the chassis below the drivers feet. That pump sometimes caused suction issues, in that it could not get the fuel sucked...
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    Re: Range Rover 50th Picture Challenge

    Nice Andrea! Which gearbox, still 4 spd LT95? What engine mods did you do?
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    Re: One Ten V8 Starting Problem

    Which ignition (electronic or points), which carbs (SU or Stromberg)?
  31. Thread: I'm a new guy

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    Re: I'm a new guy

    Welcome Snow. With a forum name like that and coming from Middelburg, is it the EC or MP one? Snow makes sense for the EC one!
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    Re: Hard Shell Roof Top Tents

    Best to get 2 x 2 sleeper RTT's. Its not wise fitting a large one (4 sleeper is much longer than Hilux DC load bay) spanning load bay and cab.
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    Re: Ons nuwe ryhuis in wording.....

    Relieved!
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    Re: Ons nuwe ryhuis in wording.....

    Slegte voertuigkeuse. Met die dubbelagterwiele maak julle dit vir julself moeilik (sand, bandbeskadiging op 2spoor, ens.). En julle maak dit onnodig moeilik vir voertuie na julle op sandpaaie. Is...
  35. Re: Bedford Autovilla - Nice or not?? Anyone has one??

    So where are they :-)
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