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    Re: Toyota 2.5 D4D engine swop for 3lt.

    Intresting about the harness. I think this needs a bit more thought. I must say my 3 lt king cabs have been absolutely amazing. They certainly take a hammering. Thanks for this info.
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    Re: Toyota 2.5 D4D engine swop for 3lt.

    This vehicle has given me trouble from 80000km. Turbo went. It got the name smokey Joe. Anyway it eventually hit a bearing at about 350000 km. I redid the engine and it has never been the same. I...
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    Toyota 2.5 D4D engine swop for 3lt.

    Morning. I am looking for a bit of advice. I have a 2.5 D4D 4x4 bakkie which has constantly given engine problems I believe due to the heavy loading and distance traveled. I have had the engine...
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    Sticky: Re: Bird Identification

    Thanks thats exactly it. We should have checked the finches first.
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    Sticky: Re: Bird Identification

    Evening everyone. I have been trying to capture a picture of this bird for a few days now and finally got it, although not perfectly. This is on my farm on the Ncera River in the Eastern Cape. The...
  6. Re: Old steel gerrie can or plastic container.

    Thanks great advice
  7. Re: Old steel gerrie can or plastic container.

    Thanks Tony. A good enough reason. Old gerry cans have a tendency to rust a bit especially mine down at the coast . Probably due to water storage. Any tips here.
  8. Old steel gerrie can or plastic container.

    I am busy trying to sort out my configuration on top of my roof rack for an up coming trip next year.

    My roof rack has holder brackets for 2 Jerry cans. I started wondering if when storing petrol...
  9. Thread: mapungubwe

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    Re: mapungubwe

    We were there just after opening. I would strongly recommend a trip with Cedric to heritage site. It was extremely intresting. Would do it again. I wonder how much gold actually was found originally.
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    Re: Seekoei vlei Memel

    Hi Recovery. Google Minus eight in Memel. A great read. Mail and Guardian. It might bring up some passes and names of intrest. The author hiked the area the Boers traveled during the war. Looking...
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    Re: Seekoei vlei Memel

    Hi Recover. I am having trouble replying to pin. Will get my wife to assist. The different routes and passes on the map look very intresting. Were there any skirmishes in this area during the Boer...
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    Re: Seekoei vlei Memel

    Thanks Plod. I will definitely be going through and staying there to explore the area. The info supplied will be of great help and I will try contact the relevant people. . ..

    I enjoyed the pics...
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    Re: Seekoei vlei Memel

    Thanks Recovery. We are farming in the Heilbron area and spend half of our year up here and the other half down in the eastern cape.

    Generally from Jan to July in Heilbron and the last part of...
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    Seekoei vlei Memel

    Has anybody done any birding here. My wife and I are thinking of camping st Memel and exploring this reserve. Any points of intrest would be appreciated.
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    Re: Butcher in upington

    Thanks to all for the posts and emails. It certainly looks as though I will have to take 2 freezers and do shopping on the way back as well. It is great how over the years one gets to know where in...
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    Re: Butcher in upington

    Thanks for info. I would appreciate a no. As my brother in law is suggesting Spar in upington as in the past he has bought excellent chops there.
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    Butcher in upington

    I am hoping somebody can recommend a good butchery in Upington where I could buy karoo lamb chops on the way through to kalagadi.
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    D4D 4x4 2.5 diesel engine stu.....

    I need a bit of advice. After numerous attempts by my mechanics and a considerable cost I have finally come to the conclusion that I need to swop the engine for a 3 liter. It is a 2015 year model.
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  19. Thread: Old transkei

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    Re: Old transkei

    Try Dweza.
    Great forests . Safe and secure and road has been graded and like a tar road currently.

    Also great birding . Can ask for birding guide.

    Fishing is also top class.
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    Re: Build a "Donkey" water heater ?

    Eavening Uys.

    I have a lot of wood on my farm at Necha East london. And due to distance of electricity as well as wanting to keep the camping site a bit rustic I would like to build a donkey...
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    Re: Mabibi camp site

    Thanks Warren. I would like to camp there for fishing and memories. What is the road like there as well as do you have any contact details. This would be much appreciated.
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    Re: Mabibi camp site

    Thanks for this update. Has anybody been there last year or in 2020. It does not seem to be a popular camping site.
  23. Re: Moremi May 2020 - Trip Details / Questions / Pictures / Report

    Hi Flossy.

    The bosluis 4 will look and work great. That additional 800mm is going to make all the difference. It has with mine and I am absolutely thrilled with my conversion. I know you are...
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    Re: The Ultimate Overlander?

    great idea about the 6th wheel
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    Re: The Ultimate Overlander?

    You know Boesman. The commander would fit very well. My problem with a large set up and I thought a bout it. Is firstly having had a mog on the farm it had certain big advantages. The hieght for one....
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    Re: The Ultimate Overlander?

    Hi Boesman.
    Here are some pics I am afraid I did not keep a good photo collection .
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    Re: The Ultimate Overlander?

    Hi Boesman.

    Started the project a year ago. Bought a 105 gx and took the plunge. Covid caused havoc but it has finally been completed.

    King cab allows a 32 lt fridge behind my seat and space...
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    Re: The Ultimate Overlander?

    Seems a lot of expense has gone into this vehicle and the person who did it surely could verify its performance off road.

    I did a similar venture with a 2004 GX . Cut off the back modified and...
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    Mabibi camp site

    I am hoping someone may have some information with regard to the camp sites at Mabibi. Security etc.
    As a young boy in the 60.s I went fishing with my dad to a Reed walled house which he and a...
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    Sticky: Re: Toyota DIY web site

    It seems I have come right in Bloemfontein. Toyota has not been helpful.
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    Sticky: Re: Toyota DIY web site

    Good day. I have a D4D 2.5 and have just redone the engine. My turbo unfortunately has gone and it is the mechanical seal. I managed to get the gasket set from Toyota but if you want the mechanical...
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    Re: Bush Lapa 'slip-on' Bosluis

    Mine which should be complete next week is not a slip on but permanent. Its basic price is R215k. I saw a slip on second hand on Google for R275k with all extras. I think they are more expensive than...
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    Re: Land cruiser 105 series advice

    Sorry here pic
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    Re: Land cruiser 105 series advice

    Hi sea2sand.It really depends on your passion for the outdoors. I like you purchased a 2004 Efi. A year ago. I have been slowly working towards my end goal of an overlander which is self sufficient...
  35. Re: Moremi May 2020 - Trip Details / Questions / Pictures / Report

    Hi Flossy.
    Another 3 weeks before my vehicle is complete. We cannot wait. Have you any thoughts on the box above the spare tyre that BL have designed. Check out the design.
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