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    Re: Xplorer towing and mover

    We also moved up from Off Road Trailer to a caravan 3 years ago. Same reason plus security peace of mind.

    After much research we chose an Xplorer, as it is one of few Off Road Caravans that you...
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    Thanks Paul.

    Going to give it a go with some sealant first.

    I remembered that was what worked when we were in the Kalagadi at the start of a 5 week tour in 2018.

    That lasted till now. I will...
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    Greetings everyone.

    I need to get the o ring and maybe even the plastic fitting if I can.

    These are only made to be fitted once. The second time was in the Kalagadi and I managed to save it.
    ...
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    Re: your experiences with a PortaPotti

    Our PP was built for ladies only.

    If I sit on it I will pee out onto the ground in front of me!

    Very difficult to have a no 2 either preceded or followed by a no 1.

    Careful planning...
  5. Re: Big 5 area - wild camping 3 hours from Gauteng

    Having read through these posts the two things that stand out which I support are no convoy/guide and some form of toilet.

    As regards the concern for the safety of campers there is a thing called...
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    When I was Xplorer shopping I had a look at quite a few at dealers and 2 private.
    The one private sale I was free to open close pull push as I wished.

    The second seller did everything for me....
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    Re: Breedts Nek Pass

    Jannie Rykhart from Protea 4x4 posted pics as he was there on this past weekend
  8. Re: Best solution for car battery maintenance during this time

    I have an old Nissan 200SX that very seldom gets driven.

    I simply disconnect the battery each time she has a rest.

    Going 3 years or more now no problems. Starts first few cranks.
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    +27 76 822 2514
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    Paid a visit to Pottie in PTA yesterday to pick up a small cupboard door he offered "verniet".

    What a gent! He offered me much advice on the repair. He recons the seal on the fridge door is the...
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    Ended up doing some more work as the wood as not in good condition so took out more including the vertical board that separates the nose cone and fridge area.

    All new wood cut and ready to...
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    Re: Jockey Wheels

    Double wheel is the answer. My Xplorer has that and I also fitted to my Off Road Trailer.

    Just be careful with pneumatic. Could catch you out with a flattie.
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    Hi Duke.

    During the 3 years I have had it there has been no evidence of dampness due to condensation in that area. I cannot vouch for before that.

    I am in contact with Pottie in PTA who has...
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    So last post was over a month ago.

    Here then something to keep the thread alive.

    I am busy with a painful process of removing vrot wood under the fridge kitchen unit. Luckily no further.

    I...
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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    Very crafty little bender indeed!
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    Re: Detachable Towbar Problem

    Unfortunately I trashed the broken part.

    But bouncing a few ideas around in my head.
    1) Wait till Execuhitch in Waltloo PTA open to see if they can do an in situ repair
    2) Weld that nut on as...
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    Why you selling Deon??
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    Detachable Towbar Problem

    Hi Guys,

    The plastic lever to swivel the release mechanism on my Paj tow bar has broken off. POS design. But I have it so I have to fix it.

    Methinks to weld a nut on the end and I can then...
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    Nicely done Paul!
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    Cooking batteries

    Guys,

    Sorry if this is a repeat, I did a search which did not really answer my question.

    Stuck my head into my Xplorer van this afternoon and smelt that dreaded muuf smell. A battery was...
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    My van se tafel is soos Paul s'n maar ek het dit so gekry. Dit is met dieselfde aluminium extrusion wat al karavane wat by Jurgens CI mee uitkom. Dis beskikbaar van enige karavaan winkel.

    Myne...
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    Jammer ek klim hier in.

    Oor die bande myne is Good Years en my wa is 2013. Die bande lyk ook baie goed na 6 jaar. Ek stel voor hou dop vir enige skade en tekens van krake. As daar niks is nie ry...
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    Re: Andrew St P White, Jurgens en Xplorer

    There are plenty of stupid people out there. Please dont be one of them....
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    Waardevol advies. Ek lees gereeld op hierdie forum van ouens wat groter bande en rims op hulle sleepwaens het wat probleme gekry het.

    Its not worth the effort.
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    Stem 100%
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    Re: Pajero for all the wrong reasons

    Paj owners are getting 400 000 plus without any problems. Crossed paths with many over the last 5 years.

    These cars have to be broken. They dont break by themselves
  27. Re: Need second opinions regarding panels on older caravan

    Keep looking.

    Be patient.

    There are plenty vans out there and there will be one that has been looked after properly.

    Good luck
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    Re: Hansen Water Heater User Manual

    Thanks very much for this. Very detailed.
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    Good to hear from the man who started this thread. Well done we all enjoy it tremendously.
    Cheers
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    We were parking off at Mata when I started to get itchy fingers and wanted to reroute the gas pipe. To do this I needed to remove the pipe fitting connection thingy.

    Long story short and a bit of...
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    Re: When you really miss camping

    Riaan.

    Strongs and prayers to you and your family during such trying times.

    Be blessed
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    Re: Travel time to holiday time ratio

    This is what we do when touring across border.

    We will apply the same when I retire (again) next year.

    With one exception. Huge discounts are offered at some resorts in the Eastern Cape and...
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    Re: Travel time to holiday time ratio

    Can I lend you wife for a trip like that????
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    Re: Camping Review thread - all things camping

    There is also a thread "Definative Bush Camps" under this same category. Go check it out.

    Also a thread "Camping within 300 km of JHB" or something like that. Very informative.
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    Re: Camping Review thread - all things camping

    Matamba Bush Camp on the Vaalwater Lehpelale road.

    Situated in a Game Reserve.

    5 individual bush camps 100m apart. Ablutions one closed one open and one poo only.

    Small pool.

    Free wood.
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