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    Re: ASPW's latest build in Oz

    Especially with kids, getting up in the morning and checking spoors for what animals were around at night while munching on breakfast...it's part of the ritual.

    Europe also has some amazing...
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    Re: The new Hilux has arrived...

    Oh ok, sorry, I can't read Afrikaans...that makes sense.:)
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    Re: The new Hilux has arrived...

    The willy handshake was borderline but I still thought it was quite funny...interesting how it was swiftly deleted.

    I have seen some very offensive and personal stuff on here over the years that...
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    Re: ASPW's latest build in Oz

    I agree, watching some of those videos...it does trigger envy.

    My only reservation on the Oz overlanding scene is that, coming from Africa, I would miss the wildlife.

    I find those remote...
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    ASPW's take on the Grenadier.

    Interesting.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wicvbE1jy0Q
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    Re: What are you braaing tomorrow?

    This is a friend of mine's recipe, so I can't take credit for it. I have tried and it's perfect.

    Buy some matured, best quality thick beef rump steak. Marinate in 1 part extra virgin olive oil,...
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    Re: Elephants dying in huge numbers ?

    The Noddy badge will do...:)
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    Re: Elephants dying in huge numbers ?

    I have only ever seen African elephants drink from the very surface, or just below the surface.

    The fact that other animals have not been affected by the toxin might be due to different...
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    Re: What is this on my FL2 ?

    The big E11 denotes a product registered in the UK.

    Like E1 is Germany, E2 France, E3 Italy etc.

    But the other numbers I have no idea ...
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    Re: 3.5 v6 (2003) Overheated)

    The android forum version some of us have gives no location or age of the poster, just the forum name.
  11. Re: Some more thinking... Some more of your thoughts please.

    So they called it Montero in Spain and South America.

    But why call is Shogun in the UK? Weird...
  12. Re: Chimps trafficked into Zimbabwe from the Congo

    What market is there in SA for this animals ?

    Bushmeat? Pet trade ?
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    Re: I need a new vehicle

    Bring it down to BT for a celebratory drink when you have a chance! ;D

    (Since I know, that's all I am allowed to comment...)
  14. Chimps trafficked into Zimbabwe from the Congo

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/sep/12/more-than-25-apes-trafficked-from-congo-recovered-in-zimbabwe
  15. Re: Hwange National - Chinese coal-mining pact

    Nothing surprises me when it comes to Zim anymore.

    The Chinese are keeping them hooked to the life support machine in exchange for land, concessions ,mining rights etc. It's been going on for...
  16. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Nothing. It will be another player in the market.

    You know, like there's different brands of beer, shoes, mobile phones.

    If it proves its mettle, it might be successful in the 'working...
  17. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Yes and no.

    Yes, if they manage to go ahead and put them on the market, they might sell a few to those people you mention.

    I lived in London for a while and even the old defenders were quite...
  18. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    I want to challenge your statement.

    The philosophy behind the project is just the opposite: that there already so many capable crossovers like the new defender etc, who are designed for town but...
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    I guess it makes sense , with Brexit , with all the components coming from continental Europe, as explained in the Forbes article that bigboy posted.

    Imagine the lost opportunity for...
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    If i was a potential buyer I would be sooo much happier with a Lexus or Isuzu lump...
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    'The assembly process involves bodies and chassis being built at an Ineos plant in Portugal, before the cars are completed at a purpose-built factory in Bridgend.'
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    I agree that the BMW engine could be the weakness in the project.

    I didn't like the look of those plastic flanges ...unless some of the plastic pipework gets replaced by metal parts. They do say...
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    Discovery 3 Re: Disco Fiasco - what would you do?

    This concept bugs me too, not just with these but with any vehicle.

    Basic repairs and selling on can leave another family stranded in the middle of nowhere , you just pass the bad apple on.

    How...
  24. Re: Finally a permanent Fix for one of the TDV6 Achilles heels

    Thank goodness!:)
  25. Re: Finally a permanent Fix for one of the TDV6 Achilles heels

    What is this contraption Monsieur Bosh?

    A thermostat housing constructed out of metal?
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    Re: How I broke it:

    Fair enough, not knowing the place or the obstacle, maybe it's not appropriate for me to judge just by looking at the video.
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    Re: How I broke it:

    My observations:

    1) Good that you are sorted, Ford were excellent to you in their service, credit to them and let that be known and celebrated.

    2) I can see why you are on the market for...
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    Re: How I broke it:

    You don't seem to have done anything wrong ...what broke and ...why??
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    I know it from the videos they release every now and then.

    If you look at the components they choose ,there's good reason to believe that they will last, all serious firms with a track record and...
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    "We can safely assume the forum spammers would spin a story on how thats a bad comparison"


    I am thinking, by reading your sentence, that those like me who think is bad comparison, are...
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier revealed!!

    I am surprised that somehow anyone who disagrees with you is a 'spammer'.

    I strongly diagree with you, your comparison between the GWM and the Grenadier is insane, and goes a long way to show...
  32. Re: Islamic State capture of key port in Mozambique

    My understanding,from what I read in the press and from speaking to locals when I have been in the area , is that the Mocimboa/Palma attacks are carried out by gangs that not not effectively,...
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    Re: I need help choosing

    "Leave the beautiful women to men with no imagination."

    Marcel Proust

    ;D
  34. Re: Thoughts of Hilux double cab pickup 2700 petrol vs 3.0 d4d vs 2.8 gd6

    I had a manual 90 Prado with the 2.7 engine, carburettor (3RZ), for a number of years.

    Byaru is right in terms of reliability, it goes forever, I still see my own one around town, now 23 years old...
  35. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    DiscoMatt, you are absolutely right, for a company to keep a foothold in the aid/work/'terrorist' market is important as it provides a lot of exposure and publicity.

    I only slightly disagree with...
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