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    Re: Nelspruit / lowveld members.

    Nope, anyone with a good spirit welcome. Sorry for the slow response to everyone who replied. Expect some action soon.
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    Re: Fuel guage accuracy

    We had lots of rain this weekend. Olifants is flowing very well. Sable hide had to be evacuated. 2 vehicles dead in the water parked inside the fence. Had to be recovered. Flooded at 3am yesterday I...
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    Re: 4wd Action Test - Bakkies

    Very good review the guys did there. Funny to see how different markets can influence the outcome of the same product. For instance the price. See how expensive the Ranger is over there?
    you can...
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    Re: Fuel guage accuracy

    My figures are in town. I only drove the vehicle long distance the day I collected it in Heidelberg. Then it showed 12,5km/lt. Then I drove it to schoemanskloof for new years towing the conqueror and...
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    Re: Fuel guage accuracy

    Problem is, I now have to fill up every 560km. Where I used to fill up every 730km. Thats a lot of extra trips to the fuel station, and a crap range when travelling long distance. Kgalagadi and mabua...
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    Fuel guage accuracy

    I have been driving a 2017 Ranger base for 2,5 years. When the range gets to 0, the guage shows empty as well and I fill it with 80 litres. So it really empty.

    New XLS, Range shows 0, guage shows...
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    Re: Which Drone to Buy ?

    Any specific reason why? I am considering getting a refurb osmo+ from them.
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    Re: Which Drone to Buy ?

    Friend of mine nearly lost his mavic pro last week due to wind in PE. Guess he should have known better, it is PE after all.
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    Sticky: Re: LR parts offered / required

    I have the following parts available:

    defender fuel filler pipe (new)
    defender td5 heat guage
    front runner wind deflector plate and 2x roofrack legs (no7)
    defender right front door rubber (new)...
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    Re: Steel bumper refurbish

    I used to sand down (flat) my bumpers, bullbars, cattle rails etc, wipe down with thinners and spray with Plascon acryline 2k piant. Durable as hell although not cheap. But with the added benefit of...
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    Re: Waarom kamp julle nog ?

    We just booked a kgalagadi holiday, sanparks rates are great for what you get. Also like the base rate for 2 and additional adults pay extra. The Bots booking agency also said that the Kgalagadi...
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    Re: Waarom kamp julle nog ?

    Ou ballie, jy is seker n vreeslike besige mens. Met 9 posts in 6 jaar. Ek hoop die ander posts was beter, met meer respek. Hou jouself eerder elders besig, hierdie tipe komentaar het nie plek op die...
  13. Re: Moving to Nelspruit - end of March or before

    We are keen outdoorsmen, exploring the surrounds of Nelspruit. Cant comment on schools as we dont have children. Give me a shout and we can chat or meet up when you come to town. Unfortunately we...
  14. Thread: Who is this?

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    Re: Who is this?

    No, maybe he has a beard.....
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    Re: Property: Rent, Buy or Build

    I used to be all for renting out property. But residential rentals are a nightmare. In this economy people lose their jobs all the time. To evict a tenant might also not be easy. I have seen a few...
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    Re: Property: Rent, Buy or Build

    This. I am a building contractor. You get much more bang for your buck buying. Swambo is a realtor. I will be building 4x houses in "The Rest" this year, all in R10500 per square. Land, architechts...
  17. Thread: Poncho

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    Re: Poncho

    Estee can you please post this pic in a larger format to be downloaded?
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    Re: Which Drone to Buy ?

    Last weekend my P3 came in for landing as the batteries were low (20%). 5 meters from me on the final descent where I wanted to land, (now on 18%) it just smashed into the ground from about 2 meters....
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    Re: Which Drone to Buy ?

    I have a Phantom 3 advanced. Solid piece of kit performs well even for its age. When my batteries are done I am moving on to Mavic. The Phantom is a PITA to transport and set up. From stop to flight...
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    Re: Going the solar route

    i heard on the radio that the auzies came up with a new type of battery, cant remember what it was called. Apparently a smartphone (smartphone battery size I presume) can last 5 days working full...
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    Re: Waarom kamp julle nog ?

    Hoekom moet ek wat nie kinders het nie joune subsidieer? Jou eie keuse, wil jy per gesin skoolgeld ook betaal, dat jy in effek net vir 1 kind skoolfonds betaal?

    Kinders moet meer betaal in my...
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    Re: Waarom kamp julle nog ?

    Sanparke het die regte metode. Base rate vir 2 mense, daarna per persoon. Anders kan 2 mense elk n staanplek boek en n helse area beset vir net hulle 2, as dit per persoon was van die begin af.
    Die...
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    Re: December Odyssey

    I will try and find your thread on the conqueror later regarding the ford mags. I wanted to fit ford mags to my conqueror to match the towing vehicle. I was advised by dealers and owners alike on the...
  24. Re: Which campings/route to choose for remote travelling with young kids in SA & Nami

    I am super jealous of your trip. However I think you are missing a very great part of South Africa in your itinery. See if you can do the lowveld for a week. Kruger itself is a must. Although you are...
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    Re: Kgalagadi Park cell phone reception

    Thanks. Friend has a sat phone with sms capabilities that I can borrow. Just need to check in with MIL and our doggie at home. Both are not 100% well. We are going to mabuasehube after nossob and...
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    Re: Kgalagadi Park cell phone reception

    Bump. Has this changed at all?
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    Re: TheQM Water Disinfectant

    I want to sterilise the water tank in my trailer. Have tried miltons but didnt have much success. How does this compare to Miltons?
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    Re: Question re: pre-paid meters

    Happens to me all the time. Just hold the "i" (info) button till it switches on, type in your recharge code and off you go. No need to visit your neighbours.
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    Re: Solar Panel Question

    Maybe the black side is for night time charging.... ;D

    No seriously I have no clue. Maybe only one side actually charges, but it gets reflection if you turn it around? Thus having slower charge.
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    Ford & Mazda Smart alternator

    Can somebody tell me how to identify a smart altermator? I have a new XLS 2.2 and want to install a dual battery system. Some sources say all new rangers have smart alternators, and some say only XLT...
  31. Re: Advice needed: Towing a caravan on the Botswana side of Kgalagadi?

    You are only allowed to tow on the Nossob - Matopi - Mabua road. Other roads no towing, and no single vehicles apparently.
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    Re: Disco on last legs, where to now?

    Correct. If a major manufacturer still produce parts that was designed 20 years ago, for new vehicles then those parts have to be amazingly reliable. If it works why change it?

    some clever bloke...
  33. Re: Advice needed: Towing a caravan on the Botswana side of Kgalagadi?

    Bump.

    We are planning a trip from Nossob to Matopi and Mapaya as well, towing a conqueror courage.
    Fully loaded the trailer will be around 1000k (I think). Vehicle will also be heavy with loads...
  34. Re: Remapped my D2 Td5 Auto - just to overcome the pull-away weakness

    Only way I know of is to remove the ABS fuse....?
  35. Re: Remapped my D2 Td5 Auto - just to overcome the pull-away weakness

    There is also small difference on how the D2 TC system works between models. Older models without CDL the vehicle relies heavily on TC. And offers almost no wheelspin with very agressive braking by...
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