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    Re: Ckgr need 2 nights 1 and 2 may 2020

    Agents. Anyone? Thanx.
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    Re: Ckgr need 2 nights 1 and 2 may 2020

    Thanx for info.

    Sorry, meant to say that if any of the booking firms had a space at CKWIL 06 then we could take the booking and pay for it. Have stayed there 2 years ago. It is one camp but there...
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    Ckgr need 2 nights 1 and 2 may 2020

    To all

    Have a trip booked in CKGR next year from 24 April 2020 to 30 April 2020 and am looking for bookings in CKGR for 2 nights 1 and 2 May 2010.

    Had hoped for Pipers 1 or 2 and then something...
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    Re: Destructive actions in campsite

    Have been to Botswana, Namibia and north of these and have, over the years, 24 years plus and seen this many times - too many

    CKGR a few times at the more remote camps and even at Deception camps...
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    Re: Oh crap! Tube stuck in dipstick hole

    my biggest fear when doing self maintanance is a silly mistake like this. I once left the filler cap off the tappet cover on the landcruiser 79 and drove 200 kms. Decided to remove the tappet cover...
  6. Re: Renault duster 2014 does not start - help needed

    an update,

    After car fixed and running well, Chris decided to sell and has done so. Not party to process but the fact that it was a Frenchie out of warranty was one reason.

    Thanx to those who...
  7. Re: Renault duster 2014 does not start - help needed

    update

    Yesterday morning the indie was in the process of opening up some components and found 1/2 a throttle body with other part down in turbo vanes. Parts had not ingested into engine thank...
  8. Re: Renault duster 2014 does not start - help needed

    Thanx Butch Dassie for reply. Passed on info. Looked at ur other posts and u know the vehicle certainly.
  9. Re: Renault duster 2014 does not start - help needed

    Chris tells me yesterday afternoon that they are still busy and so far no start. Had a long chat with Boss Auto, and he referred me to Rodac Diesel, who were helpful with some hints. Will know...
  10. Re: Renault duster 2014 does not start - help needed

    Thanx guys,

    Info all useful. Will pass it all on first thing tomorrow and will discuss with Chris as well.

    Chris tells me that they also re flashed the electronics, but he was not sure who and...
  11. Re: Renault duster 2014 does not start - help needed

    Hi Henris,

    Will pass on info about glow plugs and CR.

    They did try quick start and no luck - Understand it did not try to fire. Thanx for interest.
  12. Re: Renault duster 2014 does not start - help needed

    Bump

    Has anyone had a similar Duster problem? Just cuts out and no restart.

    Have passed on the first info to friend. To get compression test done. May have been done, but he is not sure.
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  13. Re: Renault duster 2014 does not start - help needed

    Thanx for offer - appreciated.

    It is my mate's car but he was driving in 4 ways suburb and it just cut out, died all of a sudden and he was stranded. He mentioned that he was driving slowly when...
  14. Renault duster 2014 does not start - help needed

    Hi All,

    My friend drives a 2014 Renault Duster with 110k kms and just out of extended Renault warranty. As luck would have it.

    3 weeks ago, the vehicle just cut out when driving in 4 ways....
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    Re: Snomaster fridge and solar

    Have a 120w Mojave i think, bought on special from Flexopower direct at the Zwartkops show 2 years back. Light, quick to fetch, to open, deploy and use. Easy to pack and very portable. Use it in...
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    Re: Diesel in Bots

    Have been overlanding to Bots since 1994 about 3-5x per year. Have had problems in a few places, but never terminal.

    Rakops - damaged gauge and overcharged 2x. Not lately though.
    Mopipi - same...
  17. Re: Information on roads/routes from Maun to Mabuasehube

    Have recently come back from a trip to MABUA and then on to CKGR which we knew would be long. The post below is the queries we posted and we had few responses and spoke to a one of the folk. Did just...
  18. Re: Peugeot 207 hot warning - need advice

    Yep realised. My first car was a Renault 8 - a great chuckable vehicle on crossply tyres - learnt to spook all in and out of the vehicle, all the time. And many comments about Ze French. I am French...
  19. Re: Peugeot 207 hot warning - need advice

    Update today,

    The car was seen by Max - I could not get there - The fan electric feed had come loose and when the fan was activated, the warning came on and then the gauge moved - so the warning...
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    Re: Dual battery location

    Just a note. I bought a Dixon and did not realise that it needs maintanance, did'nt come with instructions, but my fault - should have asked or googled. Thing died in just over a year. Also the...
  21. Re: Peugeot 207 hot warning - need advice

    Thanx for reply. Seems better to have fan and thermostat properly checked - and more.

    Daughter admitted that the warning came on and they had driven slowly to house, about 500 m, flat and car had...
  22. Peugeot 207 hot warning - need advice

    Hi all,
    received call from daughter yesterday morning that her car had issued hot water warning and now immobile - she switched off. She switched off and coasted towards boyfriends complex. Not sure...
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    Re: Sync 3 USB to charge smartphone

    Dont you need to see the charging specs of phone and make your system compatible? Have seen info on web about Samsung and Iphone about this, as well as Gopro and other cameras. Aftermarket systems...
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    Re: Hi Lift vs Air Jack vs Pedastal

    Good video

    He does not mention a hi lift jack mate, which fits on the jack, clips on a wheel and can lift the wheel and axle without stretching the suspension. Just a little to clear a flat tyre,...
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    Re: Mabuasehube, Hukuntsi, Polentswa

    Ewan, I think a good chance to succeed. Remember that we left Mabua and drove to Xade on same day. Had not wanted to do it but due to elections and not enough initial thought, ended up that way. The...
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    Re: Mabuasehube, Hukuntsi, Polentswa

    We deflated to 1,5 bar and down a little more when sand was soft. My mate was towing a light alu offroad trailer and may have gone a little softer on the tyres. My LC 4,2 diesel drove in and out the...
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    Re: Mabuasehube, Hukuntsi, Polentswa

    Hi Erwan,

    Got to Kang at 10h35, then filled up etc. Got to Xade office at 16h30. We did not dawdle but i drive at modest speed - LC 79 4.2 diesel donkey.The cut lines need concentration in...
  28. Re: Best CKGR campsites for 3 day northern loop

    My 2c

    Piper 1 or 2
    Passarge 1 or 2
    Leopard 1 ie Sundays 1
    Kori 3
    Letiahau Ckwil06

    Decide the locations that suit and plan drives between the choices.
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    Re: Mabuasehube, Hukuntsi, Polentswa

    Some more
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    Re: Mabuasehube, Hukuntsi, Polentswa

    Added some more info and pdf maps of the two routes

    Some more info 20 may. Sorry about dribbling stuff, have been busy lately, working on vehicle, post trip.
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    Re: Mabuasehube, Hukuntsi, Polentswa

    Have updated post and will add more in next 2 days.
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    Re: Mabuasehube, Hukuntsi, Polentswa

    Hi Stan, Will do. Have notes and km readings of the conditions of the tracks and along the route we took, MABUA to Kang as well as the CKGR cut lines, to Xade, and will compose and post tomorrow.
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    Re: Mabuasehube, Hukuntsi, Polentswa

    Have recently come back from a trip to MABUA and then on to CKGR which we knew would be long. The post below is the queries we posted and we had few responses and spoke to a one of the folk. Did just...
  34. Re: camping fridge - keep running or switch off between trips?

    My 2c

    I have been told to occasionally or periodically run any cooling or refrigeration machinery so as to move the moving parts and to keep the seals lubricated. Not sure of the operational...
  35. Re: Botswana trip - july 2019 - some advice appreciated

    Thanx for comments, appreciated. The more the merrier.
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