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    Land Cruiser 75 series seat replacement

    I've been driving my 75 series Cruiser since 1997 mainly on long overland trips in Africa. My wife and I are well into our seventies and the latest trip to Namibia exacerbated our back problems - 75...
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    Re: Kaokoland Route Information

    Thanks African Cats. Think we'll stick to plan A viz. Hoanib, Sesfontein, Khowarib. We resent paying over the top for camping.
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    Re: Kaokoland Route Information

    Thank you Africancats. I was wondering about the Crowthers track - what's it like? This would mean camping at Palmwag rather than Khowarib. Heard a bad report about Palmwag Lodge from some friends -...
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    Re: Kaokoland Route Information

    Thanks again Zoneout. Yes I remember the gate but don't remember paying anything. You are correct it is the Ghanias Plains which are maybe better for a bush camp than Amspoort. If you go again try...
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    Re: Kaokoland Route Information

    Thank you Zoneout, That's given me a lot of encouragement. We won't be doing Rooidrom Passthis trip as the Otjihaa route comes out to the South of the pass. Pity you didn't see the elies - they...
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    Kaokoland Route Information

    We are leaving mid July to visit Kaokoland and Damaraland in two vehicles : Our 75 series Cruiser fitted with a Recco Camper and our friends' diesel Gelandewagen towing a Conqueror camping trailer....
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    Tyre Pressure Monitor

    About 9 years ago I bought a Tyre Dog monitoring kit with external sensors from ebay and it was shipped from Taiwan. I have now got 2 faulty sensors and the display holder is broken. I am unable to...
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    Toyota 1HZ Fan Clutch

    Coming back from a recent tour of Zambia, I had an overheating problem on my 75 series Land Cruiser;I didn't notice the rise in the temperature gauge until it was boiling. Let it cool and topped up...
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    Urgent Zambia Registration Document

    We are leaving Joburg on Tuesday and we can't find the original Cruiser registration document, but we have a certified copy which was used on our last trip to Zambia 2 years ago. Does anyone know...
  10. Thread: Zambia Trip 2016

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    Re: Zambia Trip 2016

    Tony,
    Many thanks for that. Been in contact with Wildlife Camp who say that the rains have been normal and more is expected.
    Also Mark Harvey with whom we have walked in North Luangwa who advises...
  11. Thread: Zambia Trip 2016

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    Re: Zambia Trip 2016

    Many thanks Tony,
    I must have had a senile moment - we are indeed leaving in May and expect to be in S.Luangwa at the end of May. When you say that the Northern Section is closed until June, does...
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    Zambia Trip 2016

    We will be going to Zambia for 5 weeks from April 17 and have a couple of specific questions:
    1. Will it be possible, following the poor rains, to cross the Mupumadzi River in the north west corner...
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    Sesheke - Senanga road

    Many thanks Eric and Tooi. If one is forced to use the Sitoti pontoon can you get on to the new road to Senanga? Sometimes this pontoon used to shut down when the Zambezi was high?
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    Petauke - Mfuwe road

    We plan to use this road mid-May this year. Is the road normally passable after the rains? Any updates on the conditions> - Last time I drove it it took + 8 hours. As an alternative, how is the tar...
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    Sesheke - Senanga Road

    We plan to use this road early May. Last time we drove it the section across the flood plain north of Sitoti pontoon was partially flooded. Does anyone know about the state of the new Chinese road...
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    Wet, wet, wet

    Previoud experience of Southern Kafue is that it is heavily poached. It will also be very wet and possibly impassable in February. The rains are currently very late this year. Rather stay at...
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    RH Driive in Saudi

    We are contingency planning in case we have to avoid Egypt on a trip to Europe. Plan B would be to get a ferrry from Port Sudan to Saudi and use a 72 hour transit visa to get to Jordan. Does any body...
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    RH Drive in Saudi Arabia

    We are contingency planning in case we have to avoid Egypt on a trip to Europe. Plan B would be to get a ferrry from Port Sudan to Saudi and use a 72 hour transit visa to get to Jordan. Does any body...
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    Pafuri Border Post

    :mad:We are intending to overnight at Punda Maria in the KNP on 27 July and go through Pafuri into Mozambique on 28 July. Having heard the border post was closed for much of June, I phoned Punda...
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