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    Re: Acrobatic chopper flying

    Few years ago a pilot did a maneuver on a show, The manufacturers said it was not built for that and the chopper were grounded and stripped. So it might possibly be that those machines got some extra...
  2. Thread: Race to the sun

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    Re: Race to the sun

    Man those corrugations and sand were bad! luckily I run big rubber and a santa cruz dual that helps a bit! What I did not like were those stupid hill at the end.

    So I woke up with a sore body,...
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    Re: Recommended winch "rope" size

    winches on vehicles do not comply with the machinery act. The ropes are specced right on the winched pulling capability with very little safety factor. You should be ok with a 12mm rope, But I will...
  4. Thread: Race to the sun

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    Re: Race to the sun

    The problem is still my 110kg petite figure `I have to haul around. Did not really train for it, entry just came around and took it. I only train 5 days a week mostly on a trainer.
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    Re: Race to the sun

    about 27 ave. 6hr20
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    Race to the sun

    Who else here traded a perfectly good day in for a day of hard work doing the 167km MTB Race?
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    Re: Auto vs manual in off road conditions...

    Auto. Not only offroad but for every day driving as well. Manual have very few advantages over auto
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    Re: Sand tracks which won't break the bank

    Invariably quality is connected to price.

    I have alu tracks and also fibre tracks.....and never used them.
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    Re: VWSA's Amarok stock ordering policy

    they will sell many more if they had stock available.


    ps, white toy is like klippies and cola. Do not change a working recepe
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    Re: dana 44 sideshaft? where

    Anyone have another no. His phone is off
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    Re: Picture of your bike!

    delivery bike
  12. Thread: Dual sport tyres

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    Re: Dual sport tyres

    I dont believe in dual sport but its too expensive to get another set of rims. I do it with my vehicles, road and muds.

    Anakee 3 has very good grip, Karoo is good, had them on but now running...
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    Re: insurance for newbies

    Only trust your broker and read your policy.


    Anyway if a bicycle is not specified, a lot of insurers would not cover it, IOW needs to be specified. And then the rate is not cheaper that a car...
  14. Re: Canon D6 Full–frame OR Canon D7 DSLR mark 2

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGDi6ik-HOs
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    Re: dana 44 sideshaft? where

    link please? cant find
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    Re: US tourist kidnapped in Uganda's QENP

    becoming more and more dangerous in africa
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    dana 44 sideshaft? where

    Cameron snapped his 30 spline sideshaft RHS. Where can we get one, alternatively how can we import?
  18. Re: Canon D6 Full–frame OR Canon D7 DSLR mark 2

    eosR or is that out your budget? R7000 more than mk2 7
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    Re: This is getting out of hand

    i think LR drivers has adopted it as their "own " trademark. Anyway it started around 1968 as one life to live, a soap opera. It then just progressed and hear a few people claiming it to be their...
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    Re: New Jeep Wrangler Price

    The a advert came up for a triton at 500k.... Man its getting expensive. But lots will buy it
  21. Thread: Be careful

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    Re: Be careful

    Fantastic. Those who want to do a donation for a battery can contact Dirk, he can run the finances.
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    Re: Be careful

    Thanks, lets get everything together and see what it short
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    Re: Be careful

    Just hold your horses. We will sort it out
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    Re: Be careful

    perfect. Send or will come get
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    Re: Be careful

    If you guys can send me the parts you have we can build up a box, so I am always around town and can come fetch. So I have all the fittings and cable and will buy some where needed, so dc to dc...
  26. Thread: Hunters road

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    Re: Hunters road

    travelled it 3 times last year and had the BDF coming past waving, no problem. So I am confused now about the legality. I will chat to Franz at touch of africa, he is very helpful. And a nice place...
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    Re: Fatal accident, Broederstroom

    I have stopped riding to harties with the bike as it has become very dangerous. There are many deaths around the dam.

    But what we see is typical cheap vehicle safety. Wont be the first or last....
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    Re: Be careful

    If we can get a battery, I will build a box for mahala. then we need a dc to dc controller. I will sponsor cable and fittings. Who else can help
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    Re: 2 year solo 4x4 africa exploration

    First on vehicle choice.

    Single cab you can load the most, even put a camper on. If not a camper, yhen you have ample nooks and crannys to store enough fuel, water and equipment.

    Dc you have...
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    Re: Fitting bigger tyres - whats okay/ not okay?

    6mm, thats just over 1%. No problem. It it quickly runs away from you on 2" bigger [50mm]
  31. Thread: 2019 Amarok V6

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    Re: 2019 Amarok V6

    I really think no other dc compares by a long mile. For that matter even the 2l is amazing. Congrats on a superb vehicle. I would have loved my kombi to have that powerplant with the auto.
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    Re: Isuzu Artic Truck Coming to SA

    I suppose they have changed the gearing and final drives. Anyway Isuzu stays a reliable donkey kar. Nothing nice but nothing wrong. It is by all standards just very sluggish.
  33. Wrangler 4dr Re: Wrangler Truck: Leaked Photos Unveil 2020 Jeep Gladiator

    i need the diesel
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    Re: Serengeti (Grumeti region) through my lense

    Amazing pics!
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    Re: Air Helpers - Oppas!!!

    Over many years I have come to the conclusion in my own mind why I do not like air helpers on leaf spring vehicles.

    Firstly you do not realise you overload. And most vehicles I have had to rescue...
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