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  1. Re: Keeping camping fridge/ freezer going at Rooiputs & Polentswa

    You dont mention the size of the fridges, but 1 x 150 watt panel might do it for a fridge in the trailer, freezer I am not sure.

    Maybe another 150 w panel with the freezer in the vehicle when...
  2. Thread: Maun to 3rd Bridge

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    Re: Maun to 3rd Bridge

    I did the southern track route in Sept last year with a trailer. Slow driving but you can do it easily from Maun.
  3. Thread: Maun to 3rd Bridge

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    Re: Maun to 3rd Bridge

    When?

    Probably the route from Maun to Xakanaxa which is a corrugated gravel road, then the track down to 3rd bridge.
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    Re: 2019 Cruiser 79 questions

    Normally some code on the vin plate will indicate the diff and gearbox
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    Re: Liuwa Plains camping

    If you can believe these guys, the rain might be late this year. https://iri.columbia.edu/our-expertise/climate/forecasts/seasonal-climate-forecasts/

    Other says El Nino is over, suggesting normal...
  6. Re: Dual battery recommendations. What to get? High vs Deep

    I had the Ctek 250 DC-DC charger (max 20 amp) in a previous touring vehicle with a 90Ah AGM battery and two fridges , 90l and 25l , with 150 Watt solar panels when stationary. Never had an issue....
  7. Thread: Karasburg

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    Re: Karasburg

    I saw 2 decent places on Lekkeslaap in Karasburg.
  8. Re: Foot and mouth disease outbreak in the Caprivi

    I tried to correct it:)
  9. Foot and mouth disease outbreak in the Caprivi

    Traveling with raw meat might be not possible east- west also. They might have also additional check points.

    https://www.republikein.com.na/nuus/bek-en-klouseer-tref-zambezi-2019-08-13/
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    Re: Cooked meat into Namibia

    There is a foot an mouth outbreak in the Caprivi reported yesterday in the Republikein, so traveling with raw meat in the Caprivi might not be possible. There might also be additional check points.
  11. Thread: Cruiseuh?

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    Re: Cruiseuh?

    I bought a Prado thinking it will use it for trips also. End up buying a DC 79 for that. I use the Prado as a daily drive so dont want to drive around with a kitted vehicle daily, doing more than...
  12. Thread: Cruiseuh?

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    Re: Cruiseuh?

    I am for one, reason I bought v6's . And the 100k N$ exstra!! But yes if there is no option rather a V8 than a LR, or anything else;D>:D .

    The v6 dont have injectors, injector pump and a turbo...
  13. Thread: Cruiseuh?

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    Re: Cruiseuh?

    I used to tow a 3t cattle trailer occasionally with the 4.2 and managed to over take a truck sometimes.;D The v6 tows that trailer much better and overtaking a truck is not an issue, but I am sure...
  14. Thread: Cruiseuh?

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    Re: Cruiseuh?

    I have the V6 79 and quit satisfied coming from a 4.2. Yes the v8 might sound better, even the 4.2 sounds better. :) V6 towing much better than the 4.2. For heavy towing the v8 will be tops. In...
  15. Thread: Echo Chobe ordered

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    Re: Echo Chobe ordered (and some mods)

    We also dont use that bag. we have a normal plastic container in the kitchen.
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    Re: Shops around Nguma Lagoon

    East - west in the Caprvi is not an issue now. You can take the meat any place except south thr' the so-called red line south of Rundu.

    Divundu will have meat but not sure if they will confiscate...
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    Re: Etosha Roads cause havoc

    NWR is not responsible for the maintenance, the Ministry responsible to do it. Not that it would make a difference, but at least NWR collects the money and would maybe in a better situation to get...
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    Re: Snomaster fridge and solar

    The volts you mean:)

    I would guess the amps might be slightly less than the sum of the two panels, but as said not to worry it will work.
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    Re: Engel 40 Fridge usage of power.

    The engel fridge compressor runs between 20 to 100 % of the time depending ambient temperatures, which varies of course during the 24 hours. It depends thus also which period you want it to run of...
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    Re: T4A Navigator vs Paper vs GPS

    You only need a Nuvi with the relevant T4A maps on the nuvi. Al the detail is there, then just buy a normal road map to get a wider perspective/wider overview of the area
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    Re: Liuwa Plains camping

    I see T4A show tracks there but it also show its mostly in flood plains. So I would think in the dry season it would be possible?
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    Re: Hand throttle for diesel drive by wire vehicles

    Some old cars had a hand throttle. But you must be wake up, if need to stop quickly.
  23. Thread: Water Epupa falls

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    Re: Water Epupa falls

    The sluice gates damaged by the RSA forces to get a continues through flow the Calueque dam has been repaired to be able to control the flow through Ruacana, in order to supply the varying demand....
  24. Thread: Water Epupa falls

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    Re: Water Epupa falls

    Or Ruacana is not supplying enough. With the 4 turbines running we export as far as I know, but 34 cub m it will not be possible either.
  25. Thread: Water Epupa falls

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    Re: Water Epupa falls

    Yes . I saw both towers are smoking today in Windhoek, so it could be that Ruacana is not working, or can't. Yes flow is control from the storage dam in Angola for the Ruacana Turbines. Normally...
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    Re: Etosha Roads cause havoc

    N$10/km is high. N$2000/1.3h is even more!

    Some private initiative now on to blade the roads for free:o. The Ministry started to looking at setting tenders now. Some 3 years nothing was done. ...
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    Re: Snomaster fridge and solar

    Those old snomasters draw 5 amps while running, but with the thicker isolation they were not bad. The 60l that I had did quit fine with 150 watt panels in the summer.
  28. Thread: Maxxis Tires

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    Re: Maxxis Tires

    Kan nie nie naastenby vergelyk word met BFG tov bestand teen papwielle nie, in teen deel kan glad nie vergelyk word nie.:)

    As dit nie die kriteria is nie, geen issue.
  29. Thread: Water Epupa falls

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    Re: Water Epupa falls

    I assume thats what is currently running thr' the turbines at Ruacana. Ruacana falls are bone dry anyway for 99% of the time as the water is diverted thr' the turbines.
  30. Thread: Water Epupa falls

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    Re: Water Epupa falls

    On Nampower website they report 34 cub m /sec
  31. Thread: Water Epupa falls

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    Re: Water Epupa falls

    I see the power station in Whk some times is working, that means then usually that Ruacana is not operating, which means no water through the turbines, then it could be that the falls don't have...
  32. Thread: Erindi Campsite

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    Re: Erindi Campsite

    There will be mosquitoes in December, be just prepared.

    Never checked if there is wifi at the chalets or camps sites. :) I doubt
  33. Re: Toyota SA to drop Hilux's 2,8-litre turbodiesel into Land Cruiser Prado

    Ek sal eers begin opgewonde raak as hulle so n 160kw diesel in die Prado sit. :)>:D
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    Re: Sand free ground sheets - Yes/No?

    Got some of those also , yes they work
  35. Re: Toyota SA to drop Hilux's 2,8-litre turbodiesel into Land Cruiser Prado

    D4D in hilux was 360 Nm of so iets, en in die Prado 400 Nm.
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