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    Re: Namibia for a week over New Year

    Make your way north to Tsumeb, great backpackers there.
    From there it's not too far to the sinkhole and Etosha and if you feeling adventurous drive through the caprivi strip into Zambia and visit ...
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    Re: ISP in constantia

    Hi Rumble

    Check out home connect.

    Uncapped, unshaped and no problems yet
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    Re: Land cruiser mech

    My Brother had the SST to set the backlash and lent it to the agents to do the diff.

    The mech who was responsible resigned and now they cant find the tool:mad:

    Understandably he is a bit...
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    Land cruiser mech

    Hi, can anyone recommend a Toyota Indy In PE that knows how to assemble a cruiser diff correctly (agents dont even have the correct tool[emoji15] )

    Thanks
    Charles
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    Re: Something for nothing...

    Hi Ashley, that would fit perfectly in my defender console i made, if its still avaliabe. Thanks Charles
  6. Thread: Aircon.

    by charliek69
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    Defender Re: Aircon.

    Is the bolt stripped. I know its a long one that screws into the the origional dash. One can actually drop the bottom piece being carefull to manoeuvre the aircon pipes through the rubber bung in the...
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    Defender Re: Shredded water pump

    Thanks Jelo

    I'll give that a go
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    Defender Shredded water pump

    Hi All

    It's been a while since I posted but I have run into a problem.

    My Defender 300TDI water pump bearing collapsed and I spent the weekend stripping the front and replaced the timing belt...
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    Re: DIY window tint

    Ive done ir myself. Take all the windows out. Wash carefully and be extra carefull with edges. It can be done DIY
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    Discovery 2: Too good to be true?

    A friend sent me this ad.
    https://www.gumtree.co.za/a-cars-bakkies/germiston/2004-land-rover-discovery-td5-suv/1002233855580910027565909

    A 2004 Disco TD5 for 55K!

    Does anyone know about it?
    ...
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    Re: No Scrapyard Defenders

    There is a landrover graveyard outside of Wellington. Two brothers who have a passion for fixing Landy's. I'll find the contact details tomorrow.
  12. Thread: Stuck

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    Re: Stuck

    One trick i learnt when I got the landy stuck in soft sand with only a highlift jack was to alternatively lift the back and front as high as I could then let it fall sideways off the jack. Took an...
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    Re: Land Rover accessories

    John just for interest sake. How did you get the frame made
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    Re: Beware, I got robbed

    Johann. Glad you escaped unscathed. I had an interesting episode on sunday night. Was dropping a staff member in capricorn park here in muizenberg. He lives in a bad part of the settlement so im...
  15. Thread: Sony a 7

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    Re: Sony a 7

    Interestingly I was chatting to 2 fellows a month ago. They happened to mention that they had just completed the deal to bring Sony back to SA. So yes Sony will be back with support very shortly
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    Re: You know you own a Land Rover when.....

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  17. Thread: Etosha Pans

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    Etosha Pans

    Amazing to see the pans full of water. Unfortunately due to work i wasn't able to make it there
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    Re: Ruacanna Falls

    Thanks Nicholas that is definitely a plan
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    Re: Ruacanna Falls

    I've quickly realized how 250km on the map could take a while with the traffic here so it looks like Etosha. Is there access to the north side of the pan.
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    Re: Ruacanna Falls

    In oshakati at the moment. Amazing how the rivers are all full. I think the guy i was speaking to must have been talking about the path to his house[emoji23]
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    Re: Ruacanna Falls

    Thanks apparently according to one of the locals one of the roads in oshikati is waist deep
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    Ruacanna Falls

    I'm in Ondongwa for a few days and if all goes well will have Thursday free. I was thinking of finding some transport and either doing a day trip to Ruacanna Falls or Etosha. Maybe both. What would...
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    Re: Window Guard, What is Your Preference?

    I think they look great just the way they are
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    Re: Fuel cut of switch

    Dave.

    On your tdi, did you have an extra solonoid or did you just cut the power to the injector pump fuel cut out solonoid
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    Re: Fuel cut of switch

    Dave. On your tdi, what type of solonoid did you use
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    Re: 300TDi cylinder head needed

    My head (not mine, my landy, TDI) was also reported cracked, (cam shaft bolt came loose and the garage took the head off to inspect). Had a pressure test done, no leaks and told them to put it back....
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    Re: Kuga recall.

    Drove past it, looked like an old bakkie to me
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    Angola Kwanza's

    I'm busy in Luanda doing some work and have changed dollars to kwanza's at a very good rate and it looks like I might have extra over by the time I have to leave. Does anyone know how I can change...
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    1 in a Million Chance

    I never in my wildest dreams would have dreamt what happened to me yesterday.[emoji33] I was parked next to the spar in Hout bay waiting for someone. Next second my landy is hit from behind[emoji35]...
  30. Thread: Panelbeater

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    Panelbeater

    Hi can anyone recommend a reasonable panel beater in Somerset West who won't charge the earth to repair a Mercedes thanks
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    Re: Medical Emergency during flight

    Tony, it must have been traumatic for you wife, hope she is ok. I had a chat with the pilot, told him to take the brave stewardesses for a few tequila's aftetwards
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    Re: Medical Emergency during flight

    Thanks for the info, I suspected it was something to do with standard ops. My hat off to the air hostess, towards the end they did break down but performed admirably and did their best to hold it...
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    Medical Emergency during flight

    Yesterday I was on a Safair flight from CT to JHB. A gentleman had a heart attack and passengers started CPR. The pilot called a medical emergency and turned back to CT. The thing is we were almost...
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    Re: Cheap, DIY, Semi Intelligent battery monitor

    Just got back from 2 weeks away and found the box of goodies on my desk. Many thanks for your effort.
    Now to get out my soldering iron!!!!

    So happy.
  35. Thread: Windhoek

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    Re: Windhoek

    I only found out on Friday that I've been sent to Madagascar on Monday for a week, oh the horror[emoji28]
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