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    Re: ASPW 38 years of owning 4x4s video

    He buys his own vehicles yes, but I'd say 90% of the accessories gets sponsored and there's nothing wrong with that, it's part of the business model, airtime for the equipment suppliers.

    Take the...
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    Re: The Die Hard 70 Series Land Cruiser.

    Die auto box in die 200 is basies amper 'n drop-in in die 70, so hulle hoef nie eers veel moeite te doen.
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    Re: The Die Hard 70 Series Land Cruiser.

    Moet dan net nooit 'n Cruiser koop, eenige iets anders sal nie vreeslik ver in die revier vorder. :D
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    Re: Land Cruiser 300 - 3.3L V6 diesel

    'n Vriendin het 'n Mini gehaad wat ook so gewerk het binne sy waarborg. Dit het eintlik nie baie lekker gewerk in terme van budget want mens het nooit geweet wat die ding gaan besluit. Vandag se hy...
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    Re: Land Cruiser 300 - 3.3L V6 diesel

    TSA offer extended warranties for all their vehicles, AFAIK you can extend the warranty to 5 or 6 years. Further than that I saw a add the other day, TSA offering a 2 year warranty as long as a...
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    Re: 12v Inverter recommendation

    Is the sensitive electronics you'll be running also expensive electronics?
    I won't run expensive stuff on a cheap inverter, a Victron Phoenix might just pay dividends for you in the long term, a 5...
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    Re: Storing LifePo4 Batteries

    No it's not if the fridge is running off the battery, then the battery is in use.

    I actually hope Victron will put a program for this in their chargers at some point since I have the same problem....
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    Re: Land Cruiser 300 - 3.3L V6 diesel

    I'm actually surprised, I expected it to cost more, I thought it will start around 1.4 mil and the top of the range will brush 2 mil.

    Navigation with Tracks for Africa support is a very...
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    Re: ASPW 38 years of owning 4x4s video

    I see ASPW finally got his new Troopy for the "lightweight" build, I'm already very skeptical though.
    In the video he mentions the green Troopy was just above GVM when fully loaded can't remember...
  10. Re: Question about registration of a vehicle - ridiculous!

    Yes it's the passenger vs cargo thing, I specifically remember this being pointed out if you buy a Mercedes Vito, since you can buy a Vito with or without seats, for passengers or as a cargo van.
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    Re: Keeping cables tidy

    For the electric extension cable I just use a H shape holder thinggy around which I wind it, I actually forgot where I bought it, I need another one.
    A round plastic drum spindle also works well,...
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    Re: Dinokeng Misleading Marketing?

    I hear you, however it's quite complicated, a case of doomed if you do, doomed if you don't I guess.
    They can't really tell the public "don't take our self drives since you won't see anything,...
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    Re: Dinokeng Misleading Marketing?

    Ja they collar many of the animals, some lions, cheetah and elephant mainly for research purposes and all rhino for obvious reasons. When animals are exchanged between parks it is standard practice...
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    Re: Dinokeng Misleading Marketing?

    If referring to Dinokeng I know they're not fed, it's simply not reserve policy and silly of some to even suggest.
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    Re: Dinokeng Misleading Marketing?

    I don't quite get the point of the OP.
    Dinokeng has the big 5 and that's a fact, they are free roaming inside the reserve that's a fact.
    Yes there are still fenced farms inside the reserve but...
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    Re: Private Ablutions Camping List

    Personally I'll be fine / prefer if it's not cleaned for the reason mentioned, that I can leave all my stuff in there without worrying about unknown hands / eyes going threw my stuff. If I or someone...
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    Re: Private Ablutions Camping List

    My thinking is to give each person the choice, but with no cost implications, rate stays the same regardless.
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    Re: Upright fridge?

    I also think you lose a lot less cool air when opening with the chest fridges we typically use vs a front opening upright fridge.

    I'm sure NL also made a front opening fridge at some stage which...
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    Re: Private Ablutions Camping List

    For the people preferring private ablutions.
    Do you want your bathroom cleaned every day or are you fine with it not being cleaned if looking at a typical weekend or long weekend camp? I'm not...
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    Re: Land Cruiser 300 - 3.3L V6 diesel

    Yup where do you think all the Hilux and Fortuner's stolen in SA goes, there's a big ISIS market in Africa starting with Moz.

    Quite a few years ago a friend of mine was working for TSA, back then...
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    Re: Bushlapa Inverter

    Many people on here including myself use lithium in their vans and vehicles.
    I'd say they are just as bush proof as lead acid batteries if not more.
  22. Re: Romer cooler build quality - Does your Romer look like this?

    Thanks for the info, however what I actually meant was that they should provide answers to those questions in the marketing material to make it appealing for a wider audience.
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    Re: Reis deur Gauteng?

    Pretoria is nie so bad dat jy sommer die hele provinsie hoef mis te ry en ons benodig ook wyn, dit is mar droog hier. Ons judge nie eers meer mense oor hulle swak keuses as dit by rugby kom, ons kry...
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    Re: Repurposing The Dome

    Source?
    I highly highly doubt it, logistically this will be near impossible.
    Load in for a big concert takes a week if not more, then load out say 24 hours or so, load in for a expo takes closer to...
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    Re: Bushlapa Inverter

    If you have a SWAMBO using a hairdryer then go with a Victron 1600VA, the 1200VA sits right on the edge with a hairdryer and you need to get a hairdryer with a separate hot / cold switch so that you...
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    Re: National Luna issue

    Sounds to me like a faulty temperature probe, though if the probe goes bad both sides would go down to freezing if I remember correctly.

    What happens if you set both sides to say 0 or the freezer...
  27. Re: Solar generation residential tax incentive

    Never knew of this, can work for me with my future plans.
    From the article it looks like it's basically just for the installation and transport costs which can be quite a sizable chunk.
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    Re: Trailer handbrake dissengaging?

    While driving your handbrake should be down, so it should have no effect at all whether going forward or back.

    As I've always had it if set up correctly the handbrake should hold it whether it...
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    Re: Victron regulator

    Yes definitely f only for the firmware updates which you do via bluetooth.
    If you want to update the firmware on the non bluetooth version you'll have to buy the bluetooth adaptor which will cost...
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    Re: Wild camping: wat is dit?

    Don't want to highjack

    Between the camping with green lawn and the off grid camping, do you think there's a need for another category as in bush camp but with electricity. So toilet, hot water,...
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    Re: Wild camping: wat is dit?

    Klink vir my na rof en later sports.
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    Re: Wild camping: wat is dit?

    Hierdie is een van die redes hoekom ek sou se mens moet iemand laat betaal.
    As imand R250 per nag vir bos kamp betaal is dit omdat hy daar wil wees, met so persoon is jou kans skraal dat hy die plek...
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    Re: Setting up the Bush Lapa Miskruier

    When the roof of the Cheetah is up and the lids open I take out my first beer and continue with the rest beer in hand. That's if I'm allowed to do everything alone and at my own pace.

    Makes me...
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    Re: Which one of these Lithium batteries?

    A commercial member here on the forum had the Blue Nova 108 Ah on special for R8k and so did a couple other places, it's cheaper than Takealot here as well...
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    Re: Setting up the Bush Lapa Miskruier

    That's how I prefer it, I'll rather set up alone and at my own pace than having someone trying to help me.
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