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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Land Rover here please

    Not mine and an old pic, just glad I didn't have to get the tow rope :o
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    Series I Re: Series 1 Full restoration (5 year plan)

    Do the same with mine, works a treat.
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Land Rover here please

    Not sure about ZA prices but I picked most of mine up for between $1500 to $2500 depending on condition, the real problems how much you spend after that.......
    There is definitely a Mzungu tax if...
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    Re: A Guide To Gravel Travel

    These where brought up in another thread.
    1) let your tire pressure down to suit your vehicle and tires
    2) don't drive fast on a road you don't know
    3) get the vehicle to a speed where the...
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Land Rover here please

    Very nice is it a 109? What year? She looks in really good nick
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Land Rover here please

    Old ladies rolling again
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    Re: Low Range - yes or no?

    Spot on
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    Defender Re: What have you done with your Defender today?

    Release bearing packed up 60k's from Lusaka, cruised into a guesthouse and did a clutch overhaul in the rain. Gotta love rainy season trips ;D
    She's running like a beast again.
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Land Rover here please

    Kufue Park
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    Re: Ruaha

    The scouts where friendly and no hassle.
    The escarpment was fine, in fact the whole route was okay up to the last scout post. After the river the 05 keeps left, we managed a few k's of it then...
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    Re: Ruaha

    The 05 was flooded so had to find an alternative, was a fantastic section of the trip. I'd love to meet my WhatsApp is 255746088077
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    Re: Ruaha

    Snorkel on now I just need goggles and flippers for her >:D
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    Re: Ruaha

    Hi There WW is spot on and as usual all advice sound.
    I was up the Madibira road not long ago and it's hectic, good fun if you have LOTS of time. The piece between Madibira and the park is basically...
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    Sticky: Defender Re: Defender 2.8 service schedule and parts

    A massive shout out to Jimmy. If there where more people like him the world would be a far better place.
    Thanks again for all your help.
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    Sticky: Defender Re: Defender 2.8 service schedule and parts

    For some reason I can't get your WhatsApp on my phone, I've sent an SMS.
    Thx for your offer, once again the forum comes to the rescue
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    Re: Stuck

    Looks like I'm the only shyt driver on here;D
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    Sticky: Defender Re: Defender 2.8 service schedule and parts

    Do you by any chance know where I can buy the kit in JHB? I've got a friend flying up who can bring it to me.

    Many thx
    Neil
  18. Thread: Ruaha

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    Re: Ruaha

    The 2.8i, she's a beast.
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    Re: Ruaha

    We followed the 05 untill it got impassable and had to double back and take some tracks on higher ground, no idea of the road number but ended up at Kasweta Camp and then cut through to the main...
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    Re: Ruaha

    Hi Greg yup rains have started again so the river will flow for the first time since I've been here.
    I decided to go get stuck somewhere else for a change and headed to Zambia. Just done the back...
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Land Rover here please

    Back road in the rains from South Luangwa gate to Petauke.
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    Sticky: Defender Re: Defender 2.8 service schedule and parts

    Thx a lot that's really helpful
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    Sticky: Defender Re: Defender 2.8 service schedule and parts

    Does anyone by any chance have the part numbers for the clutch plate, pressure plate and thrust bearing for 1997 2.8i
    Any help would be greatly appreciated
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    Series I Re: Series 1 Full restoration (5 year plan)

    I can't even come close to yours, mine are going to look like stock cars in comparison but I'll have loads of fun along the way.
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    Series I Re: Series 1 Full restoration (5 year plan)

    You fancy a crack at this one ;D, still has the original engine
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    Series I Re: Series 1 Full restoration (5 year plan)

    She's looking spectacular, well done.
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    Re: Ruaha

    The Ruaha river is still flowing and the rains have just started so that's a first for me in 25 years. Hopefully the swamp has started to get spongy again and will retain water through the year....
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    Re: Tanzania 2020

    Hi Philippe

    As WW said corona is completely ignored here, saying that the hospitals aren't overrun and life goes on as normal.
    The political unrest is not affecting everyday life and as far as...
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    Re: Ruaha

    Between Tungamalenga and the park on the boundary of the Wildlife Management Area
  30. Re: 7 Month Southern/East African Trip Tanzania

    Funny my ex's also nicknamed me sh*thead!
    There is a bypass road but it's a gravel road that turns of at the old way bridge, I'll try see if I can plot it for you. You would go to Chilinzi from...
  31. Re: 7 Month Southern/East African Trip Tanzania

    Hi Ted

    The drive into the Selous from the east can be done with a trailer but the the road out over the Uluguru mountains would be a challenge, certainly doable but a challenge. It's a dirt road...
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    Re: Western circuit

    Hi Stan the game was thin on the ground and skittish but I did get to see Roan, Sable, Wild Dog and Leopard in the Mpululu area on top of the normal and had lion in camp on the Ruaha river, so more...
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Land Rover here please

    Betty getting some exercise
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    Re: Western circuit

    After many weeks of delay I finally got to try to get to Ugalla via Mpululu. The trip was a successful disaster!!!
    The friend I had going with me pulled out so it became a solo run, never ideal in...
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    Poll: Re: Types of 4x4 enthusiast

    There's another group out there, people that use there 4x4's to work. They generally live in remote areas, drive challenging conditions by necessity and rely on thier vehicles to get home.
    These...
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