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    Re: Prado 150 loading bay template

    I am in Cape Town . . but please PM me.
  2. Re: Who does really good custom ripstop canvas work in Cape Town?

    Try Cristy’s Tent & Canvas in Diep River 021 712 5020
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    Re: Bush Lapa general discussions

    I used about 3 or 4, with some offcuts. Still have one or two small places I would like to insert some noodle. The noodles with channels are essential because it is very tough on your fingers to...
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    Re: Bush Lapa general discussions

    Hi there Voyageur,

    To be honest, they were just lying around the house (we used to have a pool). Hence the rainbow colours :)
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    Re: Bush Lapa general discussions

    Sorry, George :)
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    Re: Bush Lapa general discussions

    So yes, that is a good question. However I have had the noodles in for two big trips and after each trip I duck in underneath to have a look and I never see mud or water issues. After reading your...
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    Re: Bush Lapa general discussions

    Sure!
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    Re: Bush Lapa general discussions

    Ek kan bevestig dat "pool noodles" die antwoort vir al hierdie probleme is!
  9. Thread: Bush Lapa mods

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    Re: Bush Lapa mods

    Yes we bought an ErgoRest Memory Foam Overlay double bed size. This is a fantastic high quality product for comfort and insulation. Has a cover that can be washed too. Not cheap, about R2k, but...
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    Re: Prado 150 loading bay template

    Photo of tie-down clip after it was removed, showing the plastic cover and bolt position. This is on the TX; yours may be different?
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    Re: Prado 150 loading bay template

    Great vehicle! You will enjoy it :)

    The only difficulty I had with taking out the 3rd row seats was where to start? I started with the existing tie-down fittings. On mine, when I lifted the...
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    Re: Prado 150 loading bay template

    That makes sense. :)
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    Re: Prado 150 loading bay template

    "Thanks button".
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    Re: Prado 150 loading bay template

    Further report on the conversion:

    1. Cut a 1070 x 1070 piece of 12mm plywood. This fits the space perfectly and could be used as the template.
    2. Cut a few pieces of high density foam to fill...
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    Re: Prado 150 loading bay template

    Yes thanks . . . I am very pleased with the result already. Now I can store those heavy seats in my garage, and not lug them around the countryside.
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    Re: Prado 150 loading bay template

    Aha, that makes sense, thank you. So it is quite important, then; but a move to the side will be fine . . .
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    Re: Prado 150 loading bay template

    It is Friday, there is no more rugby, and so I decided to take the plunge and take out the 3rd row of fold up seats from our Prado 150 TX. I had looked at these various threads before, but it was...
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    Re: Bush lapa miskruier review

    What a great story :) Yes, we also found this Miskruier Review thread invaluable in making our decisions, not to mention all the tips in the "Mods" thread too. Wishing you happy traveling.
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    Re: Overlanding equipment list

    Just sent you a PM that might start to help with the inspiration :)
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    Re: Nog sulke Prados?

    Suggest that you also check the water pump. Those symptoms are identical to what we experienced on our VX at about 180000km just before the water pump failed. The petrol level that you are...
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    Re: Bush Lapa Miskruier review

    The best advice I received when loaded/towing was to set the front tyre pressure first, e.g. to the 1.8 suggested. Then measure the tire wall height of the front tyre (i.e. from the rim to the road...
  22. Thread: Bush Lapa mods

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    Re: Bush Lapa mods

    Yes, I can see that it is perfectly positioned for that too. Missed it for a whole year :)
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    Re: Bush Lapa : experience HIS beauty @

    I picked up our Boskriek from BL yesterday after a service and saw the new vans waiting for delivery; very smart! Best wishes for the happy camping days ahead!
  24. Thread: Bush Lapa mods

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    Got our Boskriek back from its annual service at BL . . great service as always, thanks Martin . . . and a couple of little mods, of course.

    So today I planned to fit an LED light on the...
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    Welcome to the site and the BL family. You will enjoy it here and learn stacks.

    The top screw on our geyser rattled loose several times and so I put in a slightly bigger screw and washer,...
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    Re: Cederberg burnt out Disco

    Commiserations to the driver and passengers; must be an awful experience. Trust that all on board were OK? We also drove past this vehicle last week. Completely burnt out as you can see. There is...
  27. Thread: Bush Lapa mods

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    Re: Bush Lapa mods

    Hello Johan en welkom by die Bushlapians.

    Hierdie probleem met die motorhuis se hoogte kom nogal gereeld op die forum voor. Ek het voorheen dieselfde probleem gehad, maar met 'n "kampervan" wat ek...
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    Re: Right fit for an overland newbie

    Hi Patrick,

    Welcome to the Forum! You are at the right place. I have learned loads of helpful stuff here.

    My only contribution to the vehicle discussion is not to dismiss the capability of...
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    Re: Kgalagadi pictures thread, NO cat pics allowed!

    Busy planning a 2020 trip. You know you are in the Kgalagadi when you see this fellow . . .
  30. Re: Trip report: WEST COAST BACK-ROADS TO THE RICHTERSVELD

    Aah! I was worried that somebody would ask me that question. The fact is that I don't use GPS much and not at all when I am driving. I have T4A loaded on my iPad which I use to map possible routes...
  31. Re: Trip report: WEST COAST BACK-ROADS TO THE RICHTERSVELD

    [QUOTE=BushNomad;4238244]I would rank the top 5 camps
    we stayed at, on our trip: as:

    Tierhoek

    Yes, we loved Tierhoek too :) probably our favourite camp from the 2018 trip.

    Groot Melkboom...
  32. Re: Trip report: WEST COAST BACK-ROADS TO THE RICHTERSVELD

    Thanks Voyageur, that is very helpful to know, so we will definitely try Richtersberg next time.
  33. Re: Trip report: WEST COAST BACK-ROADS TO THE RICHTERSVELD

    Love your photo's. I am glad that we have a reason to go back! We looked longingly at that RT8 turn-off, but did not take it. Did you travel to Richtersberg along the river route from De Hoop, or...
  34. Re: Trip report: WEST COAST BACK-ROADS TO THE RICHTERSVELD

    Plesier! Lekker om saam te ry, al is dit op die sofa.
  35. Thread: Hello

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    Re: Hello

    Welcome Nick. You have to come to the right place!
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