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  1. Re: Who does really good custom ripstop canvas work in Cape Town?

    I can vouch for Cristy's in Diep River. had my tent repaired there earlier this year.
  2. Re: 4x4 race. What's with all the black smoke?

    There is a vast difference between diesel and petrol engines. In the video, diesels are being used for racing. They were never intended for the sudden varying loads needed for racing. Diesels do very...
  3. Re: 4x4 race. What's with all the black smoke?

    Seen this on big marine diesels quite often, even Rolls Royce. When the setting for more power (Foot flat) is selected a lot of fuel is sent into the cylinders by the injector nozzles. Until the...
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    Re: Invoer van 4x4 bande

    My apologies. Looks like the import by individuals may have changed. All I can find is this
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    Re: Ebola in Lesotho

    Correct. But the scenario presented is highly unlikely. Which is what I was getting at. Amazing it hasn't appeared anywhere else with that incubation period.
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    Re: Ebola in Lesotho

    No chance anyone is going to make it to Lesotho from the Congo with Ebola. Then walk into a clinic in a rural area.
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    Re: Invoer van 4x4 bande

    Bande mag glad nie privaat ingevoer word nie. Dit is om te keer dat Fong Wong se winter bande wat perfek lyk nie op you familiedraer in 40 grade hitte gebruik word nie. Die SA Doane laat dit glad nie...
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    Re: License disc position

    As I stated, the reason I don't contribute much is because there is always someone with a snide remark like this or who knows far better but is less qualified. I was prepared to look it up for the OP...
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    Re: Goodyear Wrangler Adventure no Kevlar?

    On my third set between two vehicles. Never had a puncture. And I live in the Karoo with sharp stones. The vehicles spend about 40% on dirt roads. Did 10 000 km through Namibia a few years ago with...
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    Re: License disc position

    So we don't need this forum at all then? Why not rather help the person out by pointing to the relevant section of the RTA? It's a rather big document and someone that doesn't know the contents will...
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    Re: New on the forum, happy 4x4-ing

    Welcome. Plenty of older members here.
  12. Re: Long term parking/storage Cape Town Airport

    Storewell is 3 km from the airport. They collect your vehicle at the airport with a meet and greet and also return it to you with a meet and greet at the airport.

    http://storewell.co.za/
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    Re: Accommodation in Cape Town

    Half an hour from Glenlilly road in a quiet leafy suburb with secure parking, nice grounds and a decent breakfast. Evertsdal Guesthouse.

    https://evertsdal.com/
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    Re: Hi From Argentina!!

    Hi Gustavo. Welcome and enjoy the forum.
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    Defender Re: New traffic laws

    Taxi tried that with me at the Kraaifontein Brighton Road off ramp coming from Paarl. He pulled into the left turn lane while I was in the right turn lane at the red light. When it went green and he...
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    Discovery 4 Re: Out of ideas...

    That should have been the very first diagnosis performed after feeling for leaks around the hoses and joints.
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    Re: Hello, 4x4 newbie from Cape Town

    Welcome Jeandre.
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    Re: Brake line lock

    Not on a Defender. The handbrake acts on the rear driveshaft just behind the gearbox.
  19. Re: Access to Pressure chamber/barometric chamber

    The SA Naval Dockyard has pressure test chambers they use for equipment used external on submarines like the navigation lights. Also try the CSIR and Eloptro, who used to do the submarine periscopes....
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    Re: Safe and more affordable areas in Cape Town?

    When did you last try to drive the N2 or any other road into Cape Town from Somerset West's direction in the morning and back in the Afternoon?
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    Re: Namibia in December

    Everybody goes to Swakop, henties and Walvis in December because they are cooler than inland. The camping spots will be full. Inland and Etosha will be OK for camping but remember it will be hot....
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    Re: Riced Out Beetle

    I don't know the owner at all but i do know the type of owner that pimps a car. If it's a 1300 Citi Golf from 1980, you have to remember it's the fastest 1300 1980 Citi Golf. Just like this will be...
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    Re: Ford v Isuzu v Mahindra

    What do you want to use your 4x4 for and where? That will influence your decision.
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    Re: Riced Out Beetle

    Anyone that needs a car to compensate for their inferiority complex will have to prove it's faster than his buddies car and that he can drive better than his buddy. Stay far away.
  25. Thread: Verneukpan

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    Re: Verneukpan

    Correct. Here is a picture of my Series 2A Landy on the R355 after changing a tyre. I was running 6 ply Goodyear Hi Miler Light Truck tyres at the time but still got a puncture.

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    Re: Frontier remote busy dying

    I have had to use two hands on my original Frontier remote for quite a while and the battery is good. Squeeze the battery cover between thumb and forefinger and the button between the other thumb and...
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    Re: Isuzu Trooper Speedometer overeading

    Clean out the gearbox plug and socket with solvent and test. My JMC (Jiangling - Isuzu Motor Corporation) used to read between 120 and 180. Cleaning out the plug sorted it out.
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    Re: Hello from the Mudtrotters, from Italy

    Welcome. I have driven Northern Italy from near Venice to the Brenner Pass through the Dolomiti above the treeline in spring. Used a SEAT Leon. Very steep, twisting and in places scary.
  29. Re: Namaqua, Tankwa Karoo and Karoo National Park

    Ek het Dinsdag daardeur gery. Dit het Maandag mooi gereen (So 10 mm) en daar was ooral plasse water
  30. Thread: Marc-Isuzu

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    Re: Marc-Isuzu

    Hi Mark. Welcome to the forum. Is the steering hard stationary with the engine running?
  31. Re: Namaqua, Tankwa Karoo and Karoo National Park

    Correct. Check this out all on a farm just below the Oukloof pass. Grootdroom has 4 bedrooms and is off the grid. Swimming pool and braai area. Gemsbok and others on the farm and one of the farms...
  32. Re: Are the EB license requirements killing the camping industry?

    The web address is in the post. i just did the research for you. i have nothing to do with the driving school.
  33. Re: Namaqua, Tankwa Karoo and Karoo National Park

    If you plan on using the R355 from Calvinia to Tankwa, carry an extra spare tyre. You're in for a great trip. The run from Tankwa via Sutherland, Fraserburg and the Karoo National Park can all be...
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    Re: Threaded 'hole' on rear of trailer

    See post #3.
  35. Re: Are the EB license requirements killing the camping industry?

    You owe me a beer and a burger:

    SADES is owner managed and operated and is based in Gauteng. Our reputation as the preferred and largest driving school in Gauteng enables us to offer our expertise...
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