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    Re: Car jammer at the office. Is there any hope?

    Does anyone ever try to set these jammer up by leaving something booby trapped in the car, such as a bag with a few snakes in it, a rat trap, remote control smoke bombs etc. You'd have to have...
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    Re: When you really miss camping

    Wow, what a spirited and creative kid you have Riaan. Hospitals can be places where you have to go along with the routines (lights, meals, timetables) of those around you who work the system, your...
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    Re: control arm bushes kaput

    Not sure what your vehicles bushes are like, but I know that some of these bushes require that when being clamped /bolted up that they be tightened when under loaded conditions. So, bolted up with...
  4. Thread: Otters

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    Re: Otters

    Would something like a pacsafe stainless steel mesh work, enlclosing the net in one? http://www.adventureinc.co.za/protection-blrpk5.html
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    Re: 1969 Mercedes 190d ponton

    Pieter, is it advertised on a website? I want to share the details with a relative who used to fly south for the winter, he might be interested or know someone there who would be interested?
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  6. Thread: ABS Fault

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    Re: ABS Fault

    Is there a multi pin plug that connects these sensors into tbe loom, perhaps disconnected or bad connection to on due to water ingress? Other than that I wouldn't have a clue .
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    Re: Australian killed by Elephant Kunene

    What What do the ellie make of drones, if you flew one near them would it tweak their curiosity and get them to move towards it and away from a car?
  8. Thread: Renault Duster

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    Re: Renault Duster

    Doesn't make sense that the garage should say they couldn't find any issues when there are fault codes present unless you deleted them. Is the leak you mention a fuel or air leak? Perhaps something...
  9. Thread: Naankuse lodge

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    Re: Naankuse lodge

    CNN's 'Inside Africa' series are currently running a feature on the Naankuse reserves, interviews with the founders and overview of the conservancy programme as well as the health care proghramme...
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    Re: Cederberg burnt out Disco

    Not sure if this post adds fuel to the fire. ::)The discos bonnet does seem to vaporise in the fires. Presumably it's a safety measure where they've introduced plastic bonnets for owners beating...
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    Re: Uganda Selfdrive Trip '19

    Every time I see the words Entebbe Airport I'm reminded of that film I saw in my youth which I think was titled 'Raid on Entebbe' and the day our Iocal airport here in Ireland was closed down and...
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    Re: Catalytic converter..?

    Was that the R5k fix or the R1k, maybe it's a straight pipe with no cat?
  13. Thread: Jetta 2009 MKV

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    Re: Jetta 2009 MKV

    Have a look at some online sites. Check your part for tell tale signs of having been fitted such as fastener marks etc.
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    Re: Campingtrip Kenya

    I do understand Wazungus sentiment in a different way such as when people have asked for advice on repairing or building a particular type of motorcycle I am familiar with. You spend time helping the...
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    Re: Camping Safety Paranoia

    I get the picture, so its not a rust-bucket then and anyone who'd look at it might think there's potential in breaking in. Common sense goes a long way to diminishing the odds of being a victim but...
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    Re: Camping Safety Paranoia

    What does your vehicle and gear look like? I am planning about a month in Namibia, vehicle not yet acquired but I had thought about the notion of using a vehicle that looks a bit beat up and of low...
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    Re: Cederberg burnt out Disco

    Rear drivers side wheel seems to be badly broken up, could it have been driven on a broken wheel eventually causing a fire to start with brake fluid lines ruptured?

    Edit......Looked at pics from...
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    Re: Diff says Bye-Bye

    We're there any warning signs or did it just let rip?
  19. Re: What Time of Year Is there low temps but high water in falls

    Climate change certainly seems to be making its mark in Namibia. I was reading news reports from 2013 ( was looking for other information so 2013 is just a random year) which showed a lot of conflict...
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    Thanks to all of the above , I'll watch these measurements over the coming year. Trip not until 2021 so plenty of time to watch and plan.
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    Just trying to gauge when is the perfect time for me to visit Namibia. I'd like to see Vic falls with a good flow of water and possibly Ruacana falls too but at same time dont want to be roasted...
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    Re: Threaded 'hole' on rear of trailer

    Ah yes. 30mm is fecking huge.
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    Re: Threaded 'hole' on rear of trailer

    Will the towing eye that comes in most cars breakdown kit screw into the threads?
  24. Re: My FJ 60 (2F) - Servicing, Mods, Tuning, and Repairs

    http://youtu.be/9B-ykLbJiKYIs the jerking like that in this video, maybe some comedian has been messing with it.https://youtu.be/9B-ykLbJiKY
  25. Re: My FJ 60 (2F) - Servicing, Mods, Tuning, and Repairs

    Are you adjusting the idle with a well warmed up engine and carb. My carb experience is with motorcycles, the idle adjust procedure is very similar but you must take the bike for a good run first to...
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    Re: Beetle motor woes

    You'd have to wonder about the skills of the outfit that did the reconditioning. I'd be checking compression too to make sure all is well with valves and bores/rings. I don't know anything about...
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    Re: Restoring a Range Rover

    Also on LCCSA https://landcruiserclub.co.za/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=81890&p=1065321&hilit=Atlantic#p1065321
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    Re: The Namib 100 - Hiking into the Forbidden Land

    Wow, thanks for posting I'd love to do this sort of thing, I suspect I'd get seriously distracted with those shipwrecks and what looked like something( a building?) buried beneath a dune.
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    Re: Oh crap! Tube stuck in dipstick hole

    Which model did you try. Perhaps your tube was too thin? :cool:
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    Re: How damaging is corrugation?

    I'm sure the more rigid spring, coil, leaf etc will be resisting some of that movement and transferring less energy into the damper which will be reacting to the movement accommodated by the spring...
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    Re: Oh crap! Tube stuck in dipstick hole

    My vacuum pump is manual. I put a small metal reinforced flexible tube down the district hole, the tube us similar to the sheathed brake cable off a bicycle. The tube is connected to a vacuum...
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    Re: Oh crap! Tube stuck in dipstick hole

    You sound like someone not adverse to changing their own oil, a good practice if you want to be sure the oil you want to use actually gets put in the engine. As such I'd encourage you to use a...
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    Re: Overlanding.. Do you really need a 4x4?

    I wouldn't mind rolling around the dunes on that for a while although I'd guess high maintenance for longer distances. 8)
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    Re: Namibia trip report March 2019

    I have a trip forming in my mind, it changes a bit as I get more info but I think for a variety of reasons my trip will also be in March so it's great to get your perspective on that off season time...
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    Re: So what about these Dusters?

    We have the duster here too in Europe, badged 'Dacia'. They look like they have good road clearance but when I sat in one owned by a friend it felt a bit flimsy inside, however that's likely as much...
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