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    Re: Squeaking brakes after pad replacement

    I also recently replaced the front disks and pads on my Prado, Powerbrake disks and Mintex pads.

    Sad to say that i now also have squealing brakes causing a lot of frustration, but was advised not...
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    Re: Sani, easy or not? Also cordinates please?

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/326571-Sani-Update

    We went up & down in January just after they had the heavy rains mentioned here and it was an experience we will not forget...
  3. Re: Breakfast Run - Come show your face, and burn some bacon - 9th of Feb

    A bit late (again) but yes thank you…. Last up and last down, but we enjoyed.

    Thank you for your patience in getting us there after getting lost twice! Time for an update on the Garmin.
    ...
  4. Re: Breakfast Run - Come show your face, and burn some bacon - 9th of Feb

    I have no idea, but it looks like finely shredded cloth of some sorts. Must have been in there from who knows when.
    Not wanting to mess around with its authenticity / originality, I quickly built me...
  5. Re: Breakfast Run - Come show your face, and burn some bacon - 9th of Feb

    Never met any of you and totally against my nature, but hope to join you.

    Maybe Sean can give me a few pointers on how to use my tonteldoos.
    I've been trying, but no success apart from a few...
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    Re: Old ice craft 85 fridge......help!!

    Pre-cooled on 220v and packed with FROZEN meat it worked ok on 12v in the back of the 2.1 VW Kombi. Short leads to the alternator did the thing and we brought lamb all the way from Queenstown to Pta...
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    Re: Old ice craft 85 fridge......help!!

    12v EATS batteries and not very effective.
    I have a very old Edesa and newer Zero and both are more effective on 220v or gas.
    As mentioned, very important to be level and check flame when running...
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    Re: Your 4x4 being used what its MADE FOR.

    Sani Pas 2018
    Sani Pas 2020 to follow
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    Re: SAC “very peri “ upgrade mods

    Any advice on how to remove a SAC chip please?

    I have always known my KZTE Prado 120 had a SAC chip fitted by the first owner ( my brother ) and also that the vehicle worked very hard for the...
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    Re: Sani, easy or not? Also cordinates please?

    Go and do it before it is tarred.
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    Re: Katse Lodge Closing Down

    +1
    Stayed there in 2018. Not 5 star, but decent enough and should be able to accommodate your large group. Restaurant and bar also available.
    http://motebong.com/
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    Re: Sani, easy or not? Also cordinates please?

    After seeing this video my SIL asked if he shouldn't rather swap his mountain bike for a canoe ;D;D;D
    I anticipate a few laughs and strong words before the bike ends up in the car on Friday.
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    Re: Sani, easy or not? Also cordinates please?

    Yes, Howik - Bulwer - Underberg - Himeville will be shorter in distance, but I didn't feel comfortable on that road in 2018. Too many reckless drivers, pedestrians, free range animals etc on the...
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    Re: Sani, easy or not? Also cordinates please?

    Now I am even more stressed about our trip on Friday. That Pass must be terrible now!
    I also saw that Semonkong was hit by some rain & hail on Monday or Sunday.
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    Re: Sani, easy or not? Also cordinates please?

    [QUOTE=XC90;4303594]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


    Yes, different routes, but thanx anyway.
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    Re: Sani, easy or not? Also cordinates please?

    XC90

    Did you go back to Clarens, or did you carry on to Margate?

    We are currently near Amanzimtoti and I am looking for the best road to Sani Pass. Staying over @ Mkomazana Mountain Cottage...
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    Re: Sani, easy or not? Also cordinates please?

    Thanx for the great report.

    We will be going up for the second time next week, but it will be our first "down". Looking forward to test the downhill assist control. Slow and steady does make it a...
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    Re: KB 280DT D/C 1998 Oil light

    Seems like we are in similar situations.

    My Isuzu has also been stationary for more than a week now without an alternator. I just had too many "important" things to take care of, but finally got...
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    Re: KB 280DT D/C 1998 Oil light

    My only problem here id the degree of difficulty to get down and under there to have a look and even worse, to gut out and up again afterwards.

    Peter

    I don't know about the 1998 model, but the...
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    Re: KB 280DT D/C 1998 Oil light

    Yip, almost between starter and diesel pump. Loose lug also a possibility as mentioned by circe. Flimsy lugs and those old isuzus do have a lot of engine vibrations ( mine does )
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    Re: KB 280DT D/C 1998 Oil light

    Does yours also have the oil pressure gauge in addition to the oil pressure light?
    I had exactly the same on my 1994 kb280. Removed the oil pressure sensors ( 2 in 1 ) for oil pressure light and oil...
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    Re: toyota 1 kzte over heating

    Ok, that explains the "dead" heat gauge.
    ( I think bargain hunter proposed a possible cause to dirtdog`s over heating problem? )
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    Re: toyota 1 kzte over heating

    Heat gauge not connected yet?
    I don't know much, but doing 100km/h with no movement on heat gauge doesn't look right to me. My kzte gets to operating temp quit quickly.
  24. Re: How paranoid are you about your vehicle being stolen?

    You are definitely not the only one.
    I feel exactly the same when parking at any shopping mall.
    Although some vehicles are more likely to be stolen, no vehicle is safe. Every single household in...
  25. KZN South Coast to Semonkong advice please

    Please assist with some advice

    Returning from Karridene ( Amanzimtoti - South Coast ) in January 2020 we are planning a detour via Lesotho to Pretoria. Main goal is to visit the Maletsunyane...
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    Re: KZN South Coast to Semonkong advice please

    Thanks for the info.

    Looks like we will overnight @ Semonkong Lodge. The children and I are contemplating the abseil @ Muletsunyane Falls...… hopefully it won`t be necessary to hike back up after...
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    KZN South Coast to Semonkong advice please

    Please assist with some advice / suggestions please

    Returning from Karridene ( Amanzimtoti - South Coast ) in January 2020 we are planning a detour via Lesotho to Pretoria. Main goal is to visit...
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    Re: Nog sulke Prados?

    Ha-ha, nice try maar wakker lê en worry oor wat dalk kan fout gaan is baie beter as wakker lê en huil oor n Prado wat ek nie meer het nie!!! ;D

    Interesting to note that almost all comments here...
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    Re: Nog sulke Prados?

    En ek lê wakker oor my 2003 Diesel met amper 200 000 km op..... klink my dit is wanneer die overheating / head gasket probleme begin?
    Word ook elke 10 000km gediens by Toyota - vir wat dit werd is -...
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    Re: Malawi Travel Advice Please

    Hi Zambuck

    How was your regatta?
    Did you drive up or fly in?

    I drove up in 2009 - taking somebody`s boat for them - and really enjoyed it. ( Except Beitbridge border crossing...….! )
    I only...
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    Re: Swaziland for Heritage Day weekend

    I agree 100% with Bulembu via Barberton / Geotrail. Spectacular views during sunrise.
    Just keep in mind that Johannesburg to Hlane via Bulembu in one day will be quite a long drive. Not necessarily...
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    Re: Prado 120 series Pics/Mods/Upgrades etc.

    Wow Adam, that looks good!
    Looks like a lot of planning went into that system.
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    Re: Another Sani pass/Lesotho thread. Sorry...

    Hi Marcel

    Thanx for sharing and the great photos. I particularly like the one with the rock on the frozen river with clear water flowing under the ice! ( If I see correctly )

    Seeing those...
  34. Re: Jurgens Sliptream owners modifications and changes

    Na al die harde werk en sonder dat jy hom eers getoets het...….:o
    Ek glo dat jy ten minste n goeie prys sal kry.
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    Re: Michellin - 90,000km and no end in sight

    I also have them on my Prado.

    The previous set was replaced on age and not wear. I can`t remember the age or km done with the first set, but it was good enough to convince me to go with Michelin...
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