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    Re: Recovery boards from China

    When I bought my TREDS, they were Half the price of Maxtrax.

    Brilliant product.
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Mazda BT50 going into limp mode

    Hi,

    Common issue is Boost pipe tear or leak, failing that turbo actuator may be faulty.

    Many things can contribute to that combination of lights, from leaking intercooler to abs sensor...
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    Re: Advice on buying a Ranger 3.2 DC 4x4

    I drive a 3.2 daily.
    Drove the poo out of it in the beginning. Cost me big money thinking it was a Rubicon.

    That said, it's 7 years old, 147000km on the clock.

    Things I've replaced:
    Upper and...
  4. Re: Custom leisure tech roof top add a room.

    Add a room in our trailer rtt, magic. Will never camp any other way, add a room on our vehicle rtt, mmm not for me.

    Especially theses that you must unpack and zip/clip/velcro in place. Too much...
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    Re: Essential overlanding mods

    Ontop of what you already have:

    Dual battery system with solar.
    Why? Because it greatly extends your ability to stay away from civilization. Basically as long as food and water allows.

    I...
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    Re: Beefed-up Ford Ranger

    Haha ya for sure.

    Well it will certainly look cute parked in the shopping mall car park. Sweet little pavement princess.
  7. Re: Best Head torch for Overlanding & Camping ???

    Haven't read all the comments, yet.

    I am very happy with my JETBeam head lamps. Used one through a trip to the Kunene River Mouth earlier this year and it performed flawlessly.
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    Re: Beefed-up Ford Ranger

    I'd rip all that kitchenware off on the first bush trip.

    Not impressed at all.
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    Re: New Victron DC-DC chargers

    Mate of mine sells these, I've got one on order to add to the lithium setup on my Ballie's cruiser.

    Very nice piece of gear.
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    Re: 4x4 Vehicle Tug of War

    Completely agree. Common AF.
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    Re: REDARC in OZ, but in SA?

    Victron is probably the best bet here.
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    Re: Dumb battery charging question

    Not from what I understand.

    Have just gone through this exercise changing from lead acid to lithium in my ballies cruiser, had to do a bit of research to figure out everything.

    Went with a...
  13. Re: Kzn Campsites with Individual Campfires

    Check out Killarney 4x4 Park.

    Decent place, cheap camping and quality ablutions....
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    Re: Kumho vs Wrangler vs General Grabber

    The common misconception is Kevlar sidewalls, which is apparently not true IN South Africa, only the tread has the Kevlar fibre in.

    Their sidewalls are soft unfortunately.
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Ford / Mazda here

    Very nearly perfect for us.

    Have a small area of dead space to figure out, and want to fit a different water tank.

    But otherwise, she is a dream to tour in....
  16. Re: Would you help someone in distress? My story….

    I'm actually naar reading this, for all that POS knows you could of died.

    I could never and would never pass a stranded offroader. I cannot fathom the thought process of this rubbish person.
    ...
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    Sticky: Re: Cell Phone Camera Photo's - PLEASE contribute

    Can't remember what I've posted recently....
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    Re: Post a Photo of your Camping Setup

    Fine, very water resistant. But then so was my cheapie from Cape Union Mart.

    Biggest flaw in Malamoo is terrible airflow, man it gets hot inside that tent.
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    Re: Post a Photo of your Camping Setup

    Our setup whilst on our last 6300km round trip.

    Durban to Kunene Mouth and back via Botswana....
  20. Re: Dual battery recommendations. What to get? High vs Deep

    We've just fitted lithium in the cruiser.

    Unbelievable difference. Not cheap though.
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    Sticky: Re: Cell Phone Camera Photo's - PLEASE contribute

    Been fooling around with "high key" harder on cellphone than DSLR.

    Thank you.
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    Re: Tool roll

    Shorty's adventure gear tool roll.

    Not too shabby. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200222/055550752775a1d1602a54795d3e1398.jpg
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    Skeleton Coast NP camping trip just finished....
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    Sticky: Re: Cell Phone Camera Photo's - PLEASE contribute

    Some cellphone pics of our Skeleton Coast Trip....
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    Ford & Mazda Re: What have you done on your New FORD RANGER T6?

    Kitchen cupboard fitted. Water tank fitted needs to be plumbed and pump fitted, compressor wired up.

    About 80% complete with this setup now....
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    Re: Tool roll

    4x4 Mega world makes a bag almost identical to the one posted in the OP.

    Reasonably priced to. I have one and the quality is fantastic.
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    Ford & Mazda Re: What have you done on your New FORD RANGER T6?

    Fitted a Desert Products Roof rack some time back. More recently I gutted the inside of the canopy and fitted some "new to me" drawers from Big Country 4x4.

    Rewired the entire aux battery system....
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Ford / Mazda here

    Bunch from a recent day trip.
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    Re: Much higher fuel consumption

    Roughly 8km/hr out.
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    Re: Much higher fuel consumption

    Actually not, they are now as close to spot on as I can get.

    Speedo reads 100km/hr and GPS reads 99km/hr.
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    Re: Much higher fuel consumption

    I was expecting about a 1L difference due to the profile change. Not the huge jump it was, however it's school fees and they are nice tyres offroad without a doubt, they breezed through 3 provinces...
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    Re: Much higher fuel consumption

    [emoji1787] I didn't say I fitted them 13 hours ago.

    I said I noticed an increase within 30km.

    I first fitted Coopers st Maxx which were crap so changed to Baja atz p3 which has been better but...
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    Re: Much higher fuel consumption

    Ok fine. 6 months later it's the same.

    Happy now?
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    Re: Much higher fuel consumption

    Yep.

    I went from Hankook DynaPro ATM 265 65 R17 to Mickey Thompson baja atz p3 265 70 R17. Withing 30km I went from 11.8L/100km to 13.5L/100km.

    Biggest mistake I've made.

    School fees.
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    Re: Your 4x4 being used what its MADE FOR.

    Anytime boet. I'm always keen to get out there. We've cooled it down in terms of hardcore stuff though. Had to buy new control arms and rack ends after a trip in October.

    Started to do the touring...
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