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    Re: Pajero Diesel suddenly smoking

    After we've been at Mitsubishi in PE we drove home with no further incidents. We then went to our workshop at home and had the Diesel filter renewed,
    read out the data again and filled an injector...
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    Re: Pajero Diesel suddenly smoking

    Yes we topped up 36 l to fill up to 90 l.
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    Re: Pajero Diesel suddenly smoking

    We monitor oil level and change diesel filter once home.
    TNX all
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    Re: Pajero Diesel suddenly smoking

    We had driven from Addo Main Camp to PE without any more smoke incident.
    Magic Auto couldn't assist us due to a family related cause.

    At Mitsubishi dealership we got lucky to slip in between,...
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    Re: Pajero Diesel suddenly smoking

    It wasn't Shell Albertina, it was at a small filling station in Uitenhage. I've edited the post I don't want to harm them
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    Re: Pajero Diesel suddenly smoking

    I've rechecked slips and we remembered we filled up on a small filling station in Uitenhage. I also thought it can't be so far !!!.
    I only saw the post mentioning Bossier later, we are now on our...
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    Re: Pajero Diesel suddenly smoking

    Our mechanic at home said it's either dirty diesel or the injectors.
    We slowly "cruise" towards PE, prepared to stop immediately if engine gets louder and call Outsurance.

    No workshop in...
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    Re: Pajero Diesel suddenly smoking

    So it's blue smoke, no bubbles in radiator water, smoking occurs when accelerating, then nothing. Sound of the engine is louder than normal.
    We'll drive to Colchester now to find a workshop to...
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    Re: Pajero Diesel suddenly smoking

    We can't check it here, need to find a workshop. Just thinking if we should go to Kirkwood or Colchester...
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    Re: Pajero Diesel suddenly smoking

    Sorry for late reply, we've had no cellphone reception.
    It's blue smoke. We'll check for radiator water bubbles right now.
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    Pajero Diesel suddenly smoking

    SOLVED ❤️
    Were in Addo this morning on an early game drive, when suddenly the Diesel engine sound louder and a few minutes later dark smokes coming out of the exhaust.
    It's a 2009 model, DID,...
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    Re: Caravan security

    I had a "wake up call", shortly after we bought the Armadillo. We went to the workshop, me driving behind hubby, slowing down at the traffic lights.
    Two men walking next to him, their eyes almost...
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    Re: Armadillo Shack Review

    How much did the awning cost?
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    Re: Caravan security

    General security, we added this clever lock from Thule.

    It gives you a much better safety feeling, especially while you travel over slow roads.
    We had it installed by CARA Camp in SSWest, but...
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    Re: Armadillo Shack Review

    GARAGE CLEAN OUT:
    Selling our almost brand new Caravan Awning (3.50 m x 3.00 m) including 3 never used sides
    (Valued at R 12.000) for incredible R 4900

    The 3 sides are BRAND NEW. Nothing wrong...
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    Re: CKGR - Camp and Road conditions

    Try to get one of the Kori campsites 3 and 4 are the best, they are much nearer to Deception valley.
    We were there in March, it still rained a few days, but it was manageable.
    Keep an eye on the...
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    Re: Ithala Doornkraal Campsite

    Phantastic place.
  18. Re: Zimbabwe - Hwange & Mana - from Johannesburg - 2021

    I would still wait until end of June if I would be you.
    But don't bet that they ever reopen Pandamatenga....
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    Re: Armadillo Shack Review

    May I ask what you paid?
  20. Re: Upington to CKGR route - accommodation tips

    Oups 😰😜😌
  21. Re: Upington to CKGR route - accommodation tips

    Metres before the vet fence control post at Kuku village you turn RIGHT towards Tsau gate. There's a big sign, you can't miss it.
    From there the route follows the fence until you reach Tsau. You...
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    Re: Covid Testing

    Yes
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    Re: Covid Testing

    I would not bet that a rapid test is sufficient and get one.
    Just go to a Diagnofirm lab and get it done. Pick up in a lab nearest to the border.

    The Diagnofirm contact details and opening hours...
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    Re: Border post into Botswana

    There are 60 km sections at every village from Gabs up to Ghanzi.
  25. Re: what is being moved from primrose/knights?

    Not very impressed. They could have donated the money this thing did cost to a starving community.
    So far guessing nothing is being transported...
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    Re: Drivers license renewal.

    Go there around 11 - 12 o'clock.
    I was done in 10 minutes, while before, there were big queues in the morning.
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    Re: License to Tow

    Do yourself a big favour and go for EB. You won't regret it.
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    Re: Mabua entry / exit

    Not possible at the moment.
    You need to exit where you entered.
    I'm pretty sure that the KAA gate isn't even open at the moment.

    I would also be very hesitant to drive up there at the moment. ...
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    Re: Mabua entry / exit

    Not possible at the moment.
    You need to exit where you entered.

    I'm pretty sure that the KAA gate isn't even open at the moment.

    I would also be very hesitant to drive up there at the moment....
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    Re: Armadillo Shack Review

    Great. Would love to see how their new opening mechanism works :)
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    Re: Armadillo Shack Review

    Thank you. We love our Armadillo :) And big Pajero fans anyway, no matter what camping trailer or Caravan we have ;D
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    Re: SWB Pajero Thread

    Check the service book.
    Do dates match? Check time axis.
  33. Re: Kazungula Border Post to Zambia open?

    Bridge will open soon
  34. Pajero LWB - bearings or not the bearings that's the question

    Went to have the 300.000 km service last week at our trusted local workshop,
    and hubby comes home with news, back wheel bearing broken, don't drive any longer.

    Part is ordered at Rola motors and...
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    Re: Post a Photo of your Camping Setup

    With our Armadillo Shack, we travelled 25.000 km since September 2020 :)

    2 x Kgalagadi, Richtersfeld, Augrabies, KZN Tember, Hluluhwe, Ithala .......

    Great vehicle and great Offroad Caravan
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