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  1. Thread: Trailercuff fix

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    Re: Trailercuff fix

    contact the Manufacturer in CT , I have met him and am sure that he wud "repair" yours Address: ERF1121 Quarry Hill Rd, Tamboerskloof, Cape Town, 8001








    Phone: 082 531 3531
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    Re: Toyota Landcruiser 105 or 76???

    This answer brought back memories of me towing my ski boat with a 88 series landy with a 4.1 l chevy transplant- lekker to drive on the straight but a nightmare to stop ...and the memories and fears...
  3. Thread: Bush Lapa mods

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    Re: Bush Lapa mods

    Hi Tim, contact Swambo on 0832680042 as we still make shower basins to order - see https://www.gumtree.co.za/a-camping-gear/tableview/camp-shower-floor-basin-+-new/1004807388400910393168509

    we...
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    Re: Lexus V8 conversion

    that looks like a very neat installation
  5. Re: Land Cruiser 200VX 4.7 V8 Petrol comments and opinions

    the most comfortable vehicle I ever had the pleasure to own- the best ride and the biggest smile
  6. Re: Zim travel to hwange and gonarezhou July Aug 2021 recounting

    thanks for chastising me, but sometimes I feel 20yrs older with my replacement knees and athritis, I will be sure not to use the "elderly" term again for at least 20 years! :-[
  7. Thread: Bush Lapa mods

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    Re: Bush Lapa mods

    Hi Swambo makes these to order out of canvass, they roll up flat with a size of 1200mm long, 130mm wide and 30mm thick

    Please contact Tracy on 0832680042 for furtjher details

    also see ...
  8. Re: Zim travel to hwange and gonarezhou July Aug 2021 recounting

    thanks , already figured that out - was trying to find reviews on the camping security as we will be a elderly couple in a Bushlapa Bosluis
  9. Re: Zim travel to hwange and gonarezhou July Aug 2021 recounting

    where did you overnight in Masvinga? we doping this trip in Aug 2022..Covid permitting
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    Re: Long term use of foldaway kitchen items

    I have been using the leisurequip fold up basin and drying rack for 3 years ans no problem bought from outdoor warehouse and makro
  11. Thread: Bruder

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    Re: Bruder

    waiting in anticipation for the next episode....
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    Re: 4x4 campervan under 3500 kilo

    I dont think so , well it wont be practiacl..I dont wish to derail this thread,,,, I have a Bosluis2 on a LC79sc and it has a GVM of 3200kg and when I weighed the truck with 180 l petrol and fridge, ...
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    Re: Bushlapa Miskruier or Afrispoor Cheetah 4

    You mention the Miskruier, I am 1,97m and sleep exclusively on the side bed with a bed extension due to fact that when crawling into the front pigeon hole , I bumped my head and then found the hinge...
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    Re: Victron 100/20 mppt regulator

    one can buy either the Victron smartsolar ( built in Bluetooth) or blue solar MPPT from setsolar in Epping 2 , Takealot or Communica or ACDC in Paarden Eiland although Takealot maybe the easiest ...
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    Re: The story of Shrek - My T5.1 Transporter 4motion

    We tried to get stuck to determine the Achilles heel of the vw, but found it to be very capable on the dunes , we noticed that it dragged the chassis over a lot of areas - so definitely think bash...
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    Re: The story of Shrek - My T5.1 Transporter 4motion

    At Atlantis dunes on sat morning- trying my buds vw and my Bosluis bruiser
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    Re: The story of Shrek - My T5.1 Transporter 4motion

    without wanting to derail the OP,
    what recovery points do you use at the back and front besides the front towing eye?
  18. Thread: 79 DC 1HZ vs V6

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    Re: 79 DC 1HZ vs V6

    Hi Lance,in Kaokeland, in my 105 in a mix of thick soft sand and gravel, loaded with with 335l petrol and 160l water , 2 spare tyres, Beer, Bundutop rooftop, wood, the worst I got was 3.2km/l and...
  19. Thread: 79 DC 1HZ vs V6

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    Re: 79 DC 1HZ vs V6

    I have a V6 Single cab fitted with a Bush Lapa Bosluis2 and as such the cruiser is continously carryin a full payload or more.. and fuel consumption seems to be directly proportional to how heavy my...
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    Re: Snomaster vs Engel vs NL

    Buy new, stuff does go wrong, a lot better to have it repaired uhder warranty than paying for it to be fixed. I dont believe you will go wrong with any of them performance wise , have all three my...
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    Re: What are your non negotiables when buying a 4x4?

    A 4x4 for me.

    1)Reliability
    2)Low range & Diff lock
    3)Space for Fridge, xtra battery, Fuel, water, rooftop, etc
    4)Comfortable for long days in the seat
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    Re: Land Cruiser 79 series rims and tyres

    +1 agree with this.....

    Stick with 16inch if travelling in neighbouring countries, as in my experience, I have found that 16 inch 265 tyres are more readily available in neighbouriung countries...
  23. Thread: Flex CF55 Fridge

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    Re: Flex CF55 Fridge

    any feedback on ths fridge? does it freeze well?
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    Re: soud deadening/isolation

    I " sound proofed" my 79 V6 Single cab cruiser with the following NHR stick on panels and then in addition put Sonder SPX33 foam on top of this wedged between the roof panel line and the roof, on the...
  25. Re: Fuel consumption, speedo reading low vs high profile tyers?

    When changing profiles on your vehicle this surely affects the circumference of the tyre if fitted on the same rim?
    So I would think that your speedo reading would be affected and therefore your...
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    Re: Broken Wheel Studs

    I had something similar with two wheel studs when I changed from aluminium rims to steel rims on my 79 cruiser- the steel rims had chrome cap nuts( from a 105 series cruiser) and I torqued these to...
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    Re: Bush Lapa : experience HIS beauty @

    only just seen this post - welcome ! from a Bosluis 2 owner BL1624 hope you have fantastoic travels ...
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    Re: Is a portable braai a necessity when overlanding.

    those foil sleeves are a lifesaver !!! we also use spray and cook on all surfaces to faciltate cleaning - makes awesom "all in one" meals flatties with veg
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    Re: Is a portable braai a necessity when overlanding.

    with difficulty.... I turn mine upside down, grab the legs and shake it up and down - makes a racket and is messy..
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    Re: Thought's on Land Cruiser 76

    1) unless loaded , very bouncy - invest in a kidney belt unless one has a mean sixpack
    2) can be very tiring - I drive a V6 79SC and have found that the best money spent was in sound proofing the...
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    Re: Mecer Inverter - 8 Batteries - Real World Figures

    definitely agree - more panels
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    Re: 79 Cruiser tow capacity

    this is my 79 v6 sc

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    Re: How do you pack your BushLapa's?

    come have a look - I have looked at hese a number of times over the last 4 years and eventually saw the light and the price was right with 2018 LC79 V6 33000km - just spent a load on soundproofing...
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    Re: How do you pack your BushLapa's?

    we are also two people - Just get the Miskruier with Z roof and old geyser.

    I had the bed on the rightside made longer and put a memory foam topper on it.

    I store the side walls in the space...
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    Re: Overnight:Three Sisters -Beaufort West area

    Perhaps the Karoo National Park
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