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    Re: LC76 Rear axles break

    Would be interesting to find out more on the OP reference.

    Was it a rental, mileage and circumstances. Was there earlier accident? It would also be easy to smack a rear wheel accidentally on...
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    Re: LEOPARD scare at CKKOR03

    Had a similar experience with a large male leopard at Sundays 2 in 2011 I think.

    We were braaing and we had a serious ant revolt. We were hopping tent to fire and I had gout - first time and was...
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    Re: Looking for a bolt extractor

    Bought a small socket set of Geodore C19's and they have been most useful on my cruiser, a few times. Even used it at Anton Wessels to loosen a tight bolt on the engine cover after we struggled for a...
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    Re: Can I do a PCR test at Serowe?

    Just a note that you have to talk to the manager and plan a bit In Serowe as they drive the results away for the testing. They told us the time to be there on the day we got to Khama and we went...
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    Re: Camp fridge,105ah battery and solar?

    We used a Engel thermometer to roughly calibrate our NL and it was a little out but not significant. Both gauges would be a bit hit and miss. Rest trial and error on trips.

    In summer I sometimes...
  6. Re: Advice on pilansberg in october this year

    Hi All,

    A follow up.

    We spoke to many agents and Web links and we're unable to book any of the referenced camps in the Pilansberg. There were no slots with our dates - realised this when we...
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    Re: Ihaha Campsite advice

    pics
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    Re: Ihaha Campsite advice

    One factor to consider is during winter months. We have camped there 2x and the plains to the east of the camps up to the river fill up with herds of eli and buffalo at the end of the day grazing....
  9. Re: Why do you want to camp without electricity?

    I think the heading could also explore the folk that overland or camp remote and their motivations. In ways it is to get away from normal humanity and connect better with nature.

    The use of the...
  10. Re: Land Cruiser 79 V8 Diesel - Boost issues

    Hi Jelo, where do u get the Jasco products?

    Does it compare to Wurth or is it another thing? Just asking.

    Thanks.
  11. Re: Advice on pilansberg in october this year

    Thanks all for responses. Very appreciated. Will post outcome and maybe more queries.
  12. Re: Advice on pilansberg in october this year

    Thanks for responding. I think that some folk go to one or other camp every now and then judging by a few searches on forum. Some threads have varying comment. Search got me 2019 and one 2020...
  13. Re: Advice on pilansberg in october this year

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  14. Advice on pilansberg in october this year

    Hello All,

    We have just had news that our eldest daughter and family are travelling from Mauritius - where they emigrated to - to RSA and they have 2 x 4 year old twins. This is a late notice...
  15. Re: Public Awareness - Front Runner Kyalami Problems on the road

    Bought a fully kitted out LC 79. Done at a well established fitment centre under TOY ownership.

    Vehicle was fitted out in early 2010 and i bought second hand, from TOY in 2012.

    Vehicle was also...
  16. Re: Public Awareness - Front Runner Kyalami Problems on the road

    Wonder if he saved the beer.....and meat?
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    Re: Battery overvoltage advice

    Just a note that i picked up yonks ago and use in my overlanding methodology - i have flexible panels and set them up remote from the vehicle, latter being in shade.

    I read that solar panels...
  18. Re: Do I need a roof rack on my canopy to fit a rooftop tent

    Have an African Outback canopy and Impi RTT clamshell and an Eezy Awn awning as well, on my LC79.

    The clamshell is mounted directly on the canopy and the fit is not fantastic, presumably due to...
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    Re: MICE Problem in CKGR

    Just for interest - what precautions were taken on the vehicles? Would be interesting to know for future. Possibly differed between them when problem occurred.

    Knowledge base is very variable on...
  20. Re: Rear suspension noise Toyota hilux 2.4 GD6

    For info I wash the underside of the overlanding vehicle with a Karsher washer taking some care not to direct at bearings. After every trip as they are either dusty or muddy and wet.

    Then I...
  21. Re: Rear suspension noise Toyota hilux 2.4 GD6

    Have 2 4x4's with OME. Hilux SFA 1995 and a LC 79 2009. Both need to have grease maintanance as per OME directive.

    Have found that i need to do after any hard and wet trip or in any really dusty...
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    Re: COJ high Water Account

    We own property in an 8 cluster schem - i developed it in 1995 and kept one.

    We haved a case against one of the owners where the meter malfunctioned and then failed - and the owner had a leak post...
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    Re: A Lion in my Tent - Mabuasehube

    Re the origin of unruly behaviour. Some of our actual experiences in Bots and the nationalities of the folk.

    A rental cruiser camping on a grass verge at Lettiahau with open fire on road edge. ...
  24. Re: Second Engine Replacement Required for Ford Ranger less than 3 years?

    Just info but I drive a LC 79 overlander and have had 2x contaminated diesel in Bots. Not tested but I topped up about 1/6 of a tank 2x and the exhaust showed it within kilometers. Burns rich. Switch...
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    Re: A Lion in my Tent - Mabuasehube

    Have been overlanding in Southern Africa since 1994 and have had many encounters with lion and leopard, and many others, at camp. Early years till 2012 were ground tent and since in RTT occasionally...
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    Re: National Luna Agent - Botswana

    Want to use the NL and was thinking of carrying an Engel instead of a Coleman carrying surplus food and drink. NL superb so far.
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    Re: National Luna Agent - Botswana

    Thanks for comment. Agree that the NL service out of this world. Recently as well.

    Forgot to mention that I have 2 40l older Engels from 27 yrs of overlanding. The oldest must be 22yrs old. They...
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    Re: National Luna Agent - Botswana

    Also have a NL 90 litre 2 door fridge and have had I scare on a trip years ago when the controls were playing up.

    Lucky that a flat hand smack sorted that one. Had service done as soon as we were...
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    Re: Primary (Pre) Diesel Filter

    Racor
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    Re: Primary (Pre) Diesel Filter

    Look them up on Web. They have pics of many vehicles with their kit.
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    Re: Ihaha campsites

    Also drove Rakops to Matswere 2x both ways in April May 2021 and it was OK and much as always in end summer or spring conditions.
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    Re: Ihaha campsites

    Just a thought. Our last trip in Moremi, allowed for a Xaxa to Southgate leg, Third Br to Southgate would also be good. There are spectacular areas between the 2.

    From Southgate to Maun to Rakops...
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    Re: Bush Caravan Sway

    Looking at pics the axle is bolted to the chassis in front or behind due to the galvanised bracket. This affects the load on the chassis and tow hitch.

    Not sure from pics which one it is.

    Also...
  34. Re: Options if one gets COVID in Botswana.

    Had we had Pfiser vaccinations would also have changed things. We have both had one jab. Second in July.
  35. Re: Options if one gets COVID in Botswana.

    We had this dilemna recently.

    Went to CKGR late April early May. Got PCR test.

    Made sure to have double masks at border which was empty.

    Diesel fill-ups also ultra cautious. As booking into...
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