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    Re: 90 Prado KZ-TE AUTO! fuel consumption

    Mixing highway and stop start suburban driving with a mostly empty vehicle mine gets about 9kms per litre.
    very nice transmissions in the 90 series,done 390k and still no problems.has loving care...
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    Re: Lower Zambezi Canoe Safari.

    Professional guide training in Zimbabwe is probably the best in Africa.
    cover your upper body from the sun and wear a good broad rim hat.
    of course you will get the stories and maybe even...
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    Re: Lower Zambezi Canoe Safari.

    I have been privileged to have done 2 canoe safaris on the Zambezi,both on the Zim side.
    gorge to Kanyemba 10 days in July and Chirundu to Kanyemba 8 days in October.
    Both with the excellent...
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    Re: 2009 Clubcab 2.8 TDI 4x4 worth modding?

    You know the history ,buy it.
    very comfortable and capable overlander.
    i bought a 2006 at 225k and is now at 255k all done on long trips north of the Zambezi.
    Still original everything.
    fit an...
  5. Re: RYOBI One Plus Cordless Range - Any good ?

    I have the 18v and am impressed with the quality.
    There are about 30 different tools in the set.Had mine for years now.
    The small 2.5amp batteries do not last long and have a short usable life.The...
  6. Re: KGalagadi Road conditions & Will my Venter survive Kgalagadi

    In the early 80,s we towed standard Venter trailers thru Bots and Namibia extensively as tour operators.
    With good maintenance and constant wheel bearing checks we hardly ever had problems....
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    Kapula lodge payment fiasco

    Something for anyone overseas trying to pay Kapula lodge for accommodation:::
    booked for 2 nights
    received and paid invoice in full by bank transfer
    amount paid not enough to cover their bank...
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    Re: Nossob 4x4 Trail - 2 March 2020

    Book Nossob as soon as you can.no Nossob no trail.they may let you drive from or to Nossob after the trail at that time of year,but the drive would be a race to TR.
    fantastic trail,but prepare for...
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    Re: Toyota KZTE 3.0

    Just some small queries.
    some maintenance info.
    some mods info
    I think those engines are good but half a million kms will cause engine and drive train wear.
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    Re: Kapula lodge Hwange

    Appreciate the info.
    did the Zambezi canoe a few years back from Kariba gorge to Kanyemba in July.
    i think we had 2 nights on the river without some pump or generator running all night .
    may not...
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    Re: Kapula lodge Hwange

    Thanks for that.well sleep better now.
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    Kapula lodge Hwange

    Planning to stay at Kapula lodge in September.
    Trying to find out if there is a generator there and does it run all the time.
    Id prefer not to visit if there is manmade noise.
    So many really nice...
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    Re: Camping-orange river

    Ornjerus resort.
    25kms from Upington.
    Nice shade on the river with good facilities.
    noisy on w/end when we were there.
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    Re: South Luangwa to Mpika

    You are set for an adventure.
    did that route in reverse last year in late June.
    we were in a standard colt and the grass in the non existent roads,most of the time was
    higher than the rtt.
    there...
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    Re: Colt 2.8tdi Xtreme edition

    Hi,
    i drive a 2006 extreme and quite honestly,they are a little underrated.
    make sure of model year and kms.if all of that checks out and you are happy with it after a decent test drive,buy it....
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    Colt fuel cut off again

    I know its been some time that the immobiliser fuel cut off problem was discussed here,but my colt has just started the dreaded not starting scenario.
    can anyone in the know about this please send...
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    Re: How to mount PV panels on the roof?

    Just use 3 to 5mm aluminium angle secured to the panels and roof sheets.
    assuming corrugated roof.if tiles you need special brackets that use your rafters for securing.
    should have at least 75mm...
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    Any recommendations for aircon repair

    Does anyone have first hand knowledge of who to go to on the west rand for aircon repair?
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    Snorkel for colt

    Colt 2006 diesel
    would appreciate any info on a supplier for a decent snorkel and a fitment place in Gauteng,West rand preferably.
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    Re: Livingston accomodation

    Hello Taurleon
    in July we stayed at Maramba River Lodge $10 or Kwacha equivalent ppm.
    Lovely spot.
    We looked at the Waterfront but was dearer and busy and noisy with overland trucks.
    In town...
  21. Thread: Caprivi

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    Re: Caprivi

    In May this year we stayed at MAVUNJE CAMP 14 Kim's south from Kongola.
    it is right on the Kwando river and is truly peaceful.
    It does not have a bar or restaurant and you will need to be self...
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    Colt d/c aluminium canopy to fit rtt

    Hello,
    I would like to Aquire a Ali canopy that is low enough ,that when the rtt is fitted on it,the top of the tent is level with the cab foot when packed.
    Most travellers do not bother and have...
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    Colt d/c half height Ali canopy

    Hello all,
    Does anyone have an aluminium canopy that is built to a height that when a rtt is fitted on it,then the tent top is at cab roof height when the tent is in travelling mode(packed)?
    From...
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    Re: Prado90 steering clunking

    Hello ,
    on your 90 take off all the covers around your steering column so that you can get access.
    in the steering column is a slip joint that can wear.Get a grip on the bottom (near the floor)of...
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    Re: Hiking boots/shoes

    For my 2 cents worth
    stay away from Hitec
    bought a pair1 .5 years ago for hiking and a bit of work and the right foot one blew apart at the sole at the front and the left foot one has lost its...
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    Egt and injectors on a Colt

    I would like to have the diesel injectors retipped on my 2006 2.8t .
    Its done 225000 kms and never been done.
    I would also like to have an EGT probe and gauge fitted.
    The vehicle lives in...
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    Re: Prado 90 KZTE Injector removal

    Hi,
    if your injectors have done less than 100k and there's no indication of a problem,leave them alone.
    Taking off all the bits to get to the injectors is the slow process.Not difficult.
    Take care...
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    Hello from queensland

    Long time browser but now new member.
    I come from a safari life background a long time ago in Southern Africa.
    have been back to the mother ship a few times in recent years and am planning on...
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