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  1. Re: Long Term Caravaning with 2010 Isuzu 3,0 LX 4 x4

    I drove my previous 1997 280DT for 20 years mainly for holidays and towing a caravan - never had problems. Gave it to my son with 250 000km on the clock. If I were you I would keep it for another 10...
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    Re: Gecko, Mobi Lodge or Nayela

    From your spec sheet I noticed - None have grey water tanks therefore grey water will have to be caught in a bucket or suitable container daily otherwise it will spill on to the ground and flood...
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    Re: Looking at Buying a TB

    New Chev TB - not available in RSA
  4. Re: Long term camping in Kruger Park - how is it done?

    Does the KNP accommodate squatters in caravans - just wondering - thinking of Plan B when SHTF and I run out of money😀😀😀
  5. Re: New Touareg. Endless problems and Terrible service

    I understand your frustration and disappointment. Your car behaves like my laptop - they have Windows as their common operating system = slow and lots of intermittent problems. My Apple products work...
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    Re: Queensburgh Camping

    Very clean and well run - also safe. Grass camping sites and well kept ablutions. Although it is in a built up area it does not feel as though you are in a city. Easy access to highways. The best...
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    Re: Buying land in Mozambique

    Donít buy land in Africa - Africans donít understand the concept nor respect the law of private ownership of land - itís coming to South Africa and Namibia soon - go and study the communist manifesto...
  8. Re: Pajero 3.2did gen 3 missing after long runs

    I experienced the same on an Isuzu 280DT at high revs under load - experts claimed I should replace the fuel pump or recalibrate. I removed the fuel pipe into the main fuel filter and pressurized the...
  9. Thread: Kgalagadi

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    Re: Kgalagadi

    Forgot to mention in my previous post that they are building a hide at TR which faces north. The staff were very reluctant to give information about it so not sure if it overlooks a newly built...
  10. Re: Claimed Consumption Please sue a manufacturer

    My GV experience is 5-6 km /l

    maybe typo error on advert 5.8l/100km
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    Re: Introducing Vlakvark

    Congratulations and welcome to many years of satisfying but boring, trouble-free motoring - I have the KB300 but would have bought the 2.5 if I did not tow a caravan. Only downside is the useless...
  12. Thread: Kgalagadi

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    Re: Kgalagadi

    We spent 10 days at Twee Rivier Camp recently in May 2019. Our favorite and most fruitful drive was to Melkvlei picnic site and back again (the road to Nossob) - some days we saw lots but other days...
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    Re: Auto vs manual in off road conditions...

    Auto for me 😀👍
  14. Re: Best (easiest) route from Springbok to Hondeklipbaai

    Your quickest route will be from Springbok south on N7, pass Kamieskroon then right on the next signposted road (canít find the no.) to Hondeklipbaai. The first part is tarred then good gravel to...
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    Re: Rock sliders for the KB6

    Hi Johan - what tyre pressures did you use for this Pass. Thank you
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    Re: T4A and garmin nuvi

    Updated my nuvi 42LM with free Southern Africa updates yesterday - I was pleasantly surprised to see that T4A was also downloaded free with the package. Not sure if that would be helpful for you.
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    Re: Low mileage diesel good or bad

    My last Isuzu I did 250000km in 20 years = 12500km/year
    I have a 10 year old Suzuki GV with 55000km = 5500km/year

    It depends who owned the vehicle, where they lived and what they used it for. If...
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    Re: Jurgens XCape

    Was this caravan designed to do this!!!!:o:o:o
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    Re: Campsites Hopetown Kimberley area

    Orania has a very nice caravan park next to the river. Good price, safe and beautiful restaurant. The road from Hopetown to Orania is good.
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    Re: Caravan accident on N1 north to Warmbad

    Stability of tow vehicle (rear leaf springs not coils), tire pressures of all tyres, C of G of caravan and speed - any one of these can cause instability which leads to swaying which leads to an...
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    Wrangler 2dr Re: Rattle from ABS

    I had the same on KB300 - finally ABS warning came on permanently- they replaced the LH front wheel sensor - no more problems since.
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    Re: Shims for KB280?

    Try Motorvision Cc in Pretoria- the owner has an Isuzu 1997 280DT D/C 4x4 - itís his baby. They highly recommended and are reasonably priced.
  23. Re: Toto's 'Down in Africa' now playing over Namibia dune's in endless loop

    It hardly ever rains in the Namib desert??????
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    Re: Newbie questions on a 2016 kb300 4x4

    Isuzu.uk has the bakkie owners manuals - see if you can download from there - if not you can always access it when you need it. As far as I’m aware the section about the DPF does not apply to RSA...
  25. Thread: Isuzu MU-X

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    Re: Isuzu MU-X

    I was also disappointed when Isuzu went to 18Ē tyres and was planning to change them for 16Ē ones once they were worn out - but I have been very surprised at their performance on tar, gravel, sharp...
  26. Thread: KB6 Advice

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    Re: KB6 Advice

    I think you got a fair deal. If you can prove the part replaced under warranty was the cause of the excess wear of the clutch plate and flywheel then you may have a case.
  27. Thread: KB6 Advice

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    Re: KB6 Advice

    The response you got is correct. I took out a full maintenance plan which cost an extra R14000 odd on a MY2017 - the maintenance plan covers all wear and tear except for tyres. So there is a...
  28. 3 popular cars targeted by SA hijackers-24Nov2018

    "In September, the South African Police Service published crime stats for 2018 (April 2017 Ė March 2018, showing that as many as 16,325 carjackings were committed Ė 45 every day.

    According to...
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    Re: reliable mechie in Pretoria

    Anton Swart lives in Centurion area - he was the workshop manager at Barloworld Centurion (Opel,Chev,Isuzu) for about 17 years until they closed down - now he works from home. 074 eight eight 2 5 six...
  30. Re: Advice: Driving from Lusaka, Zambia to Pretoria, South Africa (via Botswana)

    Would it not be better and safer to fly your wife (not more than 36 weeks pregnant) and you drive - the heat and bumps on the road may not be comfortable or safe.
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    Re: GPS for Isuzu KB 2018 series

    The satnav unit is a Clarion -Grid Electronics are the SA agents - the maps are TomTom but Naviextras.com do the maintenance and installation of new maps.
  32. Re: Fuel saving tips from the community for the community

    My wife drives her Honda Brio like a granny (yes she is one;D) and gets 18 to 20km per liter. I drive it in the torque band with lots of revs (to clean the injectors and valves of carbon build up and...
  33. Re: 2018 Isuzu D-Max LS 1.9L RZ4E BluePower 4x2 AT Review

    Impressive fuel consumption;

    https://youtu.be/DN-ep7kxcfY
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    Re: Isuzu MY2017 Clarion satnav

    My Clarion (satnav) would work intermittently when I started - no nav, no radio, no reverse camera just blank screen - they said that problem was solved with the latest software update. I updated my...
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    Re: Towing in 4th or 5th gear.

    With my 1997 280DT, I towed a caravan and kept the revs at about 3000rpm. When the revs dropped to 2500rpm I would gear down - so basically I would tow most of the time in 5th then shifted down to...
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