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    Re: Swartberg pass

    Went over the pass on 12 Feb. Pass is in a general good condition with some grading going on.
    (Only (indicated) limitation is <7m length vehicles.)
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    Re: 2016 Fortuner 2.8 fuel tank capacity

    I have filled my 2016 2.8 GD6 with 75.x liters a couple of times. (Driving some way beyond the 0 km range)
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Land Rover here please

    Daughters' bf's Landy:
  4. Fortuner Re: Fortuner 2.4 GD6 4x4 used purchase advice needed

    IF it a genuine Toyota warranty, see:
    https://media.toy-backend.co.za/pdfs/policies/Toyota_Genuine_Pre-Owned_Warranty.pdf
    https://media.toy-backend.co.za/pdfs/policies/Toyota_Unlimited_Warranty.pdf...
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    Re: Swartberg pass

    Did it with a Citi Golf in the 90's
    (Planning to do it with a MTB in Feb ;D )
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    Re: Tentco pop up gazebo

    Some feedback, sitting in the rain under my Tentco SR Gazebo I have a hunch the 3x3 refers to the 'ground footprint' of the legs and not the 'roof covering' part. Due to the 'A-frame' design I GUESS...
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    Re: North Coast road blocks - Beware

    Guessing here, but doesn't that equate to '​Driving without proper licensure will cost you R1250'
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    Re: Canvas dome tents

    I find it useful on my Tentco (eg see here.) The entrance is a bit more sheltered against rain and sun etc and more shade is provided if you leave entrance open at times.

    It is only adding two...
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    Re: Urgent travel blanket / stone cover

    Also watch out for stones deflecting from the trailer onto the rear window. (Although with the Kewer's design it might not be such an an issue?)

    (Eg ref this thread )
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    Re: Best sites at mahai

    Not sure when you visited last, practically all the trees that 'lined' the fence here are gone. (GE seems to be relatively up to date)
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    Re: Best sites at mahai

    Great stuff, I'll come find you. Sure :)

    We will be hard to miss. 8 people in 4 vehicles. My Suzuki Grand Vitara, blue Hyundai Tucson, Handyfix branded Isuzu & either a Cruiser or Jimny. Will...
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    Re: Best sites at mahai

    They are FULL. (Except if there are cancellations in the meanwhile)
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    Re: Best sites at mahai

    You can't reserve stands anymore, drive in and select what is available.

    The hiking is absolutely marvelous, if you are interested I can share more. (How does a Witsieshoek burger sound :) )
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Land Rover here please

    ;D
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    Re: Tentco pop up gazebo

    Was also in the market for a gazebo after my concertina style First-up was used-up, and in the end decided to get this one today. Quality seems good, as well as all the options for sides etc:
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  16. Re: Can't believe they sell this to people who are not trained.

    Same kind of product, from Scorkl Dangers

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZYWO0ylFoQ
  17. Re: Can't believe they sell this to people who are not trained.

    Thanks - manufacturing standard seems to be good:


    Might just get one, or more :)
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    Re: Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico

    Some new footage emerging.

    ​​Drone footage shows the shocking collapse of the Arecibo Observatory


    https://youtu.be/ssHkMWcGat4

    Check at 0:58
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    Re: Iron Throne Trail Run - 6 Dec 2020

    I did the 14 km last year. (I was tempted for the 21 but had to meet family at a certain time, and thought not to take any chance. Just as well, the 14km took me 3h21)

    This is a bit more rough...
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    Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico

    ​​Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico collapses as engineers feared
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    Re: LiFePo4 -Which chargers

    AFAIK you need specific LiPo compatible chargers, see eg https://www.instructables.com/Lithium-Polymer-Etiquette/
    Risk of fire is real when using a wrong charger.
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    Re: Gd6 2.8 Hilux: What is this thing?

    FWIW, spec sheet eg of a typical Yaw Rate Sensor, including accelerometers.

    I suppose it must be perfectly orientated in all three planes when mounted.

    (Even the gyroscope etc sensors in the...
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    Re: Show us your Mountain and Road Bicycles

    I don't think it matters THAT much on a trainer, if a bigger person ride the smaller bike? (Instead of the other way around) But you will need to test that configuration.

    Eg my daughter's...
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    Re: Show us your Mountain and Road Bicycles

    My family setup : MTB mounted on a Kickr Snap 2.

    As mentioned, you need ventilation, fan, proper floor covering etc.

    I also subscribed to Rouvy as they have quite favourable family membership...
  25. Re: Where to go for a Covid-19 test for travel

    Please mention that you require a test for travelling as it is apparently a different form than the regular one. (As fam members traveling to Moz found out last Monday)
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    Re: “Stop Shipment” on Prados

    Does the SA bound Prado have a DPF system?
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    Re: Vaal Dam & Vaal Barrage

    From Vaal Barrage FB page

    (More info from DWA here)
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    Re: The new Hilux has arrived...

    ​​Toyota Agya (or Wigo?) budget hatchback locked in for South Africa!

    'Replacing' the Etios.
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    Re: Railbike

    This is what it looked like 2017, between Belvedere - Keytersnek - Goukamma:
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    Re: Good ave speed for Mountainbike?

    I can't make the Satellite Classic anymore but have entered for Jhb Classic.

    Do I see you all there?
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    Re: MTB to Cruiser conversion?

    I fitted this Brooks to my MTB on Friday. (This is for touring, I do not do tech trails)

    Also, FOR ME it made the ride more comfortable (neck & lowe back) to get the handlebar to approx the level...
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    Re: Good ave speed for Mountainbike?

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/167697-Strava-group

    https://www.strava.com/clubs/4x4Community
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    Re: Good ave speed for Mountainbike?

    Open for suggestions, all interested parties meet up at Bekkers and we have a jol (til Hekpoort that is >:D;D )

    Personally I am not in it for (race) time but more for tis and fresh air,...
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    Re: Good ave speed for Mountainbike?

    I walked that the last two years, it is really really horrible >:D

    What about we do a 4x4c thing tog this year - all of the posters here???? Say sub 5h?
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    Re: Good ave speed for Mountainbike?

    Here is a ~100 Km tar event - yes you can do it on your MTB :)
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