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  1. Thread: Softroader event

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    Softroader event

    Evening all, would like to find out when a softroader event will be held, would like to push softroading limits with some other softroader enthusiasts, also want to bring along my dad with his Fiat...
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    Re: Sani, easy or not? Also cordinates please?

    I saw a guy going down on a gs 800 i think? I know it didnt have the boxer engine so its a smaller variant.

    As a biker myself albeit not GS rider, i can imagine it must be quite the challenge!...
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    Re: Best way to negotiate a axle twister with AWD

    Wow thanks this was a awesome video and some great advice hehe when are they having another one of these events?? Looks like great fun.

    I also reside in pretoria so if you ever want to go test...
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    Re: Sani, easy or not? Also cordinates please?

    Wow this thread is flourishing, thanks for the compliments and i find everybodys different experiences very interesting. So when are we all doing it again? Hehe
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    Re: Sani, easy or not? Also cordinates please?

    Hi, we went straight to margate but my route was a bit different to yours so im not sure how your route looks, this was my route

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    Re: Sani, easy or not? Also cordinates please?

    We did option A, off at mooi rivier and then on to nottingham road and lower lotheni, was that the wrong one? Sorry im terrible with directions
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    Re: Sani, easy or not? Also cordinates please?

    This reminded me, how in the world do those taxis make it up there? Are they perhaps special order with the hilux 4x4 system in or something? Or do they just use momentum haha
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    Re: Sani, easy or not? Also cordinates please?

    Also thank you everyone in this thread for being so patient with me, the advice, coordinates, gpx files and tips. really appreciate it

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    Re: Sani, easy or not? Also cordinates please?

    Gentlemen, I have finally completed Sani Pass, so here is my story.

    We left Clarens at 4am sharp, we headed through Golden Gate - past Sterkfontein dam, and through Oliviershoek pass then we did a...
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    Re: Sani, easy or not? Also cordinates please?

    Top tip! Thanks, i though maps always shows the fastest route, but then again it also reckons doing the actual climb takes 25 min haha



    I think ill leave clarens mega early on wednesday and...
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    Re: Best way to negotiate a axle twister with AWD

    Ah i see, ok my first problem i believe is reading the line, ill have to pay some attention there and then my other problem is i flap the throttle or stop and then try again and then start to give it...
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    Re: How much lift a bigger tyre provides

    Ah i see, feel a bit stupid now haha ofcourse if you measure from end to end then its the total divided by 2.

    Thanks, appreciate it
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    Best way to negotiate a axle twister with AWD

    Please do share any of your tips on how you best negotiate that AWD killer called an axle twister, last time i tried going straight through it at hennops i failed haha but think i just need some...
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    How much lift a bigger tyre provides

    Hello all, can any of the tyre experts explain how to calculate the lift you get from fitting a bigger tyre, im sure its not as simple as 1 inch bigger tyre equals 1 inch lift....
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    Re: Sani, easy or not? Also cordinates please?

    Holy smokes, never realised how long it takes just to get there, think ill rather save my sani urges for another holiday when i go to drakensberg or something. Even if i go there on my way to margate...
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    Re: Sani, easy or not? Also cordinates please?

    My apologies on not being clear on what i want to do.

    The plan is to drive and enter from himeville side as i want to start with the ascent, have my beer and lunch at the pub and them come back...
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    Re: Sani, easy or not? Also cordinates please?

    Ahahaha i like your description for ice, interesting....

    Thanks man i appreciate the feedback i was planning to hit that highest pub up there yes, do you by any chance perhaps have coordinates of...
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    Sani, easy or not? Also cordinates please?

    Hello all, ive read and seen quite some conflicting info between 2012 and now, in 2012 i see posts like "you need a proper 4x4 or atleast good AWD to go up sani pass

    But then i hear people say you...
  19. Thread: XC90 owner here

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    Re: XC90 owner here

    I have only recently started using instagram so havent uploaded all my pics yet but i started with soem vids, if anyone is interested, they can follow me on instagram, my username is dominiquexc90
  20. Thread: XC90 owner here

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    Re: XC90 owner here

    Hehe thanks for the kind words, i get away with quite a lot thanks to the air suspension providing extra clearance, especially because i am not so experienced and end up taking stupid lines. Im gonna...
  21. Thread: XC90 owner here

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    XC90 owner here

    Hello all, i am a proud 2016 volvo XC90 D5 owner, i enjoy offroad trails with my XC90 and hope to learn more things about offroading here and perhaps join for events and so on.

    I am aware that the...
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