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    Re: Assistance with Etosha route

    In Windhoek I camped over at Urbancamp.net. You can camp or stay in one of their tents. Right in Windhoek and close to Joes Brauhaus. Great for a stop over and you can also see the Windhoek sights...
  2. Re: Mapungubwe NP - My attempt at a video Trip Report

    Great vid, watched it last night. The track to the Limpopo is great. I did that in March when there was still some water on the track and very overgrown. Was by my self so was very conscious about...
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    Re: Camp fridge,105ah battery and solar?

    I see there has been mentioned placing the panels on the roof rack. This means that the vehicle will have to be parked in the full sun when in camp which puts the fridge in a hot environment and thus...
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    Re: Mechanic in Maun

    Try DriveBots on Facebook... very helpful
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    Re: Handling the soft sand in Botswana

    I cut my teeth with a SUV (Hyundai 2wd Tucson) in Mozambique's deep sand. Yes I did get stuck and needed a tow out, yes on many occasions I was able to extract myself, and yes had a little vehicle...
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    Re: Dometic Woes.....again.

    Dometic in SA are undergoing a change of ownership. There is a shortage of spares due to Some or other Stock check / Hand over

    I have recently (End June) had my Waeco repaired by Camp Fridge...
  7. Gauteng East Rand Monthly G2G Thursday 3 June 2021

    Johan Maree has kindly offered us the use of his stoep again, which can cater for 40 odd people.... He has a 1200mm braai and also a gas braai. There is also enough parking space....

    Everyone is...
  8. Gauteng East Rand Monthly G2G Braai Thursday 6 May 2021

    Johan Maree has kindly offered us the use of his stoep again, which can cater for 40 odd people.... He has a 1200mm braai and also a gas braai. There is also enough parking space....

    Everyone is...
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    Re: Discovery: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    Enjoy and safe travels. Solitude
  10. Re: Gauteng East Rand Monthly G2G Braai Thursday 03 December 2020

    See this thread... https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/337165-Weber-Briquettes/page2 and Johans comments..."JohanMareeDefault Re: Weber Briquettes I have decided... ...being...
  11. Gauteng East Rand Monthly G2G Braai Thursday 03 December 2020

    Johan Maree has kindly offered us the use of his stoep again, which can cater for 40 odd people.... He has a 1200mm braai and also a gas braai. There is also enough parking space.... Everyone is...
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    Re: Windhoek Shopping advice

    Thanks all for the advice... he will be there Saturday but I think his girl needs him more than a party... [emoji1787][emoji1787]
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    Windhoek Shopping advice

    Id like some advise from Windhoek residents. My son will be moving to Windhoek and I want to get him some household appliances (Think electric pressure cooker etc) and good quality linen (Think...
  14. Sticky: Re: WANTED thread for Land Rover parts & accessories:

    Contact Leimers or British 4x4 for 2nd hand transfer case. You can swop it out, or a good Indie such as LRXtreme can do it for you a lot cheaper than the price you got quoted
  15. Gauteng East Rand Monthly G2G Braai Thursday 05 November 2020

    Johan Maree has kindly offered us the use of his stoep again, which can cater for 40 odd people.... He has a 1200mm braai and also a gas braai. There is also enough parking space.... Everyone is...
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    Re: Slide out solar panel under roof rack

    I took my 2 x 105w panels, hinged them with clips so they fold into a "suitcase". I store them in brackets inside my canopy roof . When in a shady site the panels are easily moved around camp as the...
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    Re: Slide out solar panel under roof rack

    ZS5, If I may provide a suggestion, as great idea as it seems to have slide out panels, there are limitations to this. It forces you to park in the sun, and when visiting camps such as 3rd Bridge in...
  18. Gauteng East Rand Monthly G2G Braai Thursday 01 October 2020

    Johan Maree has kindly offered us the use of his stoep again, which can cater for 40 odd people.... He has a 1200mm braai and also a gas braai. There is also enough parking space.... Everyone is...
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    Re: Shurflo Pump

    Specifications for the R3426-144https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200818/eba4fb4fb6920b0a456516c9a70ca705.jpg
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    Re: Shurflo Pump

    I'm using the 3426 pumphttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200818/3aa5ac271f788b34d8e24ee50e1beb2d.jpg
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    Re: Shurflo Pump

    If you are concerned with the flow rate to conserve water in the Bush, insert a flow restrictor in the pipe. I just cut a suitable plastic disk and drilled a 2mm hole in it. This I inserted in the...
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    Re: Vloer vir bosstort

    I find that using a Mat with holes (for drainage) actually results in dirty feet caused by the mud coming through the same holes. Car mats or something similar works well.
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    Defender Re: What is this leaking under the engine

    Here is is the cooler pipehttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200731/accabc8e12c873404c33bfd5bcb26bf6.jpg
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    Re: Td5 - Serious Diesel Knock

    This is a revival of an old 2013 thread so I dont think your will get a response from the OP
    However I would like to share my experience. I also had a knock coming from the front of the engine and...
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    Defender Re: What is this leaking under the engine

    If you have a TD5 then that is the oil cooler pipe from the R380 gearbox
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    Defender Re: What have you done with your Defender today?

    Inspected my doors and horror of horrors there was what appeared to be significant rust at the bottom of the doors. On further inspection there seems to be a plate spot welded on top of the door...
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    Automotive metal to repair a door

    I am looking for some metal to repair rust on a vehicle door (Cut and replace)Where would I find such.. what would the thickness be of the metal?Preferably Joburg areaAny advise would be appreciated
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    Re: Another Series 1

    Fantastic find. Love to see the detailed break down and restoration
  29. Re: Dust proofing a defender 130 tailgate

    On my 110 I used foam strip with adhesive on one side. You can buy it at Builders. The broad thick one. Iv done extensive overlandig in thick dust and my canopy is 95% Dust free
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    Re: 4x4Direct's 88" Series II rebuild

    Piet. I checked the repair manual for the Series and it appears that the shims do fit at the bottom of the steering box. Seems that you have to put thread sealer on the bolts...
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    Defender Re: What have you done with your Defender today?

    The box is working reasonably well. There is a slight whine in 5th and if you touch the gear leaver whilst accelerating there is a rattle.. oh and the oil leak between the transfer and gearbox
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    Defender Re: What have you done with your Defender today?

    Open heart surgery on the Landy. Had a clutch juddering and spigot bush noise. When I dumped the oils they were glistening with brass flakes so that means there is big marakas in both the gearbox and...
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    Re: 4x4Direct's 88" Series II rebuild

    The wheel is the return to off position mechanism. Indicate say to the right and when you turn the steering wheel back to straight the wheel turns and cancels the indicator. The rubber is generally...
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    Re: Guys, PLEASE!!! ALWAYS 4x4 on gravel

    So after reading all of this my conclusion is that if you have a 4 x 4 you should reduce tyre pressure, use 4 x 4 and engage centre diff lock. Do your part to improve the road conditions
  35. Gauteng East Monthly G2G Braai Thursday 5th March 2020

    Johan Maree has kindly offered us the use of his stoep again, which can cater for 40 odd people.... He has a 1200mm braai and also a gas braai. There is also enough parking space.... Everyone is...
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