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    Re: Zombie's 80 series Build Thread

    A bit of an introductory video to the new project and why I love this vehicle

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tcxcHgJMzFk

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    Re: Zombie's 80 series Build Thread

    Likewise Heinrich! Good to be back :)



    That's him. Must have been many moons ago;D
    For now he's taken over my Touareg V6tdi, much better towing vehicle for his off road caravan and current...
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    Re: Zombie's 80 series Build Thread

    The 80 currently sits on a 2" Old Man Emu lift which was some years ago and still performing without faults.
    The front bumper is an aluminium TJM bull bar mainly to save weight.
    I'm not 100%...
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    Zombie's 80 series Build Thread

    It's been a while since I've last posted any build related topics on the forum. My last thread was the Zombie Zook and I never really documented the Defender 130 build.
    Time to start this one fresh...
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    Re: Long years of suffering ahead

    As a former Defender 130 owner and now a LC 80. I can tell you from experience that you are correct and have indeed made a poor financial life choice, but hell you're going to enjoy and hate it at...
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    Re: Namakwa 4x4 to Richersveld

    If you have a day to spare between Grootmelkboom and Vioolsdrift I would suggest taking the backtrack trail down to Kamgab.
    It was by far my favourite section of the Namaqua trail.

    The only...
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    Re: Camp Table (Wood/Plastic/Aluminium)

    Hi Paul

    It's the normal commercial grade however I've not found any black residue/oxidation rub off on my crockery.
    The last time I got quotations for the marine grade Alu top it was almost twice...
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    Re: Camp Table (Wood/Plastic/Aluminium)

    I've got these full Alu tables.

    Standard 1200x700mm (800mm height) with gas struts and they work an absolute treat at minimal weight

    I don't want to turn this post into an ad so if anyone...
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    Re: Zombie Offroad

    Hi Bruce

    I just wanted to say thank you for your order.
    I hope you enjoy the ZOR Jimny goodies I sent.
    It's my fault not keeping you regularly updated with the manufacturing process, duly noted....
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    Re: Zombie Offroad

    Hi Bruce

    Please accept my apologies for missing the email, just been extremely busy over the place with daily work.

    I've sent you a PM to discuss

    Thank you
  11. Poll: Re: Which diesel Toyota engine is most reliable if you hardly use the vehicle?

    If you don't mind buying a 2nd hand vehicle the 105 Cruiser with a 1HZ or even EFI is great vehicle and very comfortable.

    Another option would also be an 80 Series with the 1HDT/FT which are more...
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    Re: Best 4x4 tires for deep sand

    From personal experience an AT tyre might ONLY outperform a MT when the vehicle struggles with power on a long and steep dune climb where as the AT will have less rolling resistance (traction) and...
  13. Re: How to Raptor a Cruiser ( not a Ford thing )

    I've worked with Corne from Blue Ocean Customs before and they do really great work.

    The price also seems very reasonable given the cost of the raptor paint and the amount of labour involved.
    ...
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    Re: 4 Cylinder vs 6 & 8 Cylinders

    Power is derived from the work done over a given time (hour) P = W/Δt
    To achieve more power there are a few ways.

    Increase the work (torque) - longer power stroke, bigger bore, increase the air...
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    Re: Lexus V8 or 4.5 EFI in 80 Series LC 4.2D

    Years later from my original reply and now I can finally provide some real life input on the 1FZ vs 3UZ (updated 1UZ).

    I've test driven the 1UZ but personally prefer the 3UZ due to better low end...
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    Re: Metal 20l water jerry cans (blue)

    We also prefer to store and use the shower and washing water from the metal Jerry.
    Place it at a safe distance next to a fire with the lid open and before you know it the water is already cooking...
  17. Defender Re: wanted 130 std canvas railings / frame

    If anyone is still looking for a Factory LR Defender 130 Canvas Canopy. I'll have this one for sale soon.
    I have changed my setup at the back to better suite my needs

    This will include the...
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    Defender Re: What have you done with your Defender today?

    Back on 33" again from the 35" GoodYear MTRs

    A lot less rubber, but better suited to my requirements at this stage
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    Defender Re: What have you done with your Defender today?

    Went camping at Beaverlac this weekend and tested out the newly built bed rack system with the small tyres.

    So far I quite like the 270 degree access to the tub, it just needs a smaller suspended...
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    Re: Namaqua to Richtersveld Adventure Videos

    Part 6 Finale:

    The final episode of our Namaqua to Richtersveld 4WD Adventure!

    Thank you for all the positive feedback on the videos, we appreciate the ongoing support while making these as...
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    Re: Namaqua to Richtersveld Adventure Videos

    Part 5:

    Leaving our Namaqua camp and entering the Richtersveld region only to stumble upon one of the best camping spots yet


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FivKSJf7_kU&t

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    Re: Namaqua to Richtersveld Adventure Videos

    Part 4:

    Spending the first night at Grootmelkboom and working our way towards Kamgab

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SbT4RnWKcU

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    Defender Re: What have you done with your Defender today?

    Thanks! I can just imagine the LR purists blood boil after reading it ;D

    Will have to see about the M57 swap. At this moment its 50/50 between another SFA TD Project
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    Re: What did you do with your Suzuki today?

    Thanks! Got some more YT video projects planned for next year :)
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    Defender Re: What have you done with your Defender today?

    Thought I would share our Adventure Trip here as well with the 130

    Tackling the longest 4x4 route in the country, the famous Namaqua eco 4x4 trail Adventure begins!


    Mike and I head up to the...
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    Re: What did you do with your Suzuki today?

    Part 3:

    The start of the Namaqua Eco 4WD Route

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xzqkHZqC2Fc&t=1s

    xzqkHZqC2Fc&t=1s
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    Re: Namaqua to Richtersveld Adventure Videos

    Part 3:

    The start of the Namaqua Eco 4WD Route

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xzqkHZqC2Fc&t=1s

    xzqkHZqC2Fc&t=1s
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    Re: What did you do with your Suzuki today?

    Part 2 of the Adventure:

    Losing Breaks on the Landy

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0LGRM93JBqQ&feature=youtu.be

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    Re: Namaqua to Richtersveld Adventure Videos

    Part 2:

    Losing Breaks on the Landy

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0LGRM93JBqQ&feature=youtu.be

    0LGRM93JBqQ&feature=youtu.be
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    Re: Namaqua to Richtersveld Adventure Videos

    We actually ended up twice in Pofadder on the same day

    Mr Miller to the rescue after I lost a brake pad on the Klein Pella road eish...

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    Re: DIY Rooftop Tent

    I really like this idea...especially as I'm looking to replace the common wooden base with a lighter PVC sheet setup.
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    Re: What did you do with your Suzuki today?

    Episode 1 of our latest adventure video series: Namaqua to Richtersveld Adventures

    I've created a separate thread that will be updated with the trips videos for future reference:...
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    Namaqua to Richtersveld Adventure Videos

    Tackling the longest 4x4 route in the country, the famous Namaqua eco 4x4 trail Adventure begins!


    Mike and I head up to the Northern Cape to explore the famous Namaqua Eco 4x4 Route &...
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    Re: 6mm or 10mm for solar extension lead

    At 8m you can easily get away with 2.5mm with 110W panels.
    However for future proofing I would suggest to make up a 20m cable of 4mm.

    4mm at 20m has about the same resistance as a 2.5mm at...
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    Re: What Garmin to chose?

    I've found the Tablet and Phone navigational apps to be lacking in accuracy and features once you leave civilisation and go proper bundu bashing.
    For redundancy purposes it's always better to have a...
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