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

    Seeing the last post @$#&, I guess I'm going to have to get used to seeing the new Defender/D4 on here.
  2. Re: Which station wagons were available in SA in 1966?

    Ford falcon
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    Re: Western circuit

    Now there you have the conundrum, anti hunting wants to stop hunting but what will happen to the hunting areas? Personally I don't get big game hunting, who on earth wants glass eyes looking at them...
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    Re: Underbody coatings for Landy by the sea...

    Isn't there a little problem with a thing called lead poisoning from those paints!
  5. Re: What to look out for - Series 2 , SWB??

    Hi Petri
    Gary and Greg will be along to give you the best advise but what I look for are the following
    1) rust on chassis, welds and repairs
    2) spring hangers
    3) rust on the bulk head, below the...
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    Re: Western circuit

    Hi Adam
    The trip is still on just delayed by a few days.
    Turns out I'll be meeting the TANAPA officials there as they are busy doing the manage plan. Means I'll drive up via Dadoma and back via...
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    Re: After ten years in a shed. . .

    Few bolts, rubber mallet, bottle of whiskey and a bit of polish and she's as good as new
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    Re: What Jeep is this?

    Thx spinpoint
    Just spoke to the guy that owns it, apparently he picked it up as scrap. He put a series 3 Landy engine and gearbox in it. Landy lights, Toyota fuel tank and a million other bits.
    The...
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    What Jeep is this?

    Hi all
    I need help to ID a jeep, looks like a CJ5 to me. Lots of modifications on it.
    Any help would be appreciated
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    Re: size pf compressor and nozzle advice..

    The nice thing about google is it doesn't spend hours telling you not to do something, it just answers the question

    What is air compressor sizing?
    There’s two important metrics you need to know...
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    Re: Recovery tracks

    I'm with Peter on this, I Chuck a few planks on the roof. Span more than that I go around, dig the bank or fill with rock. Mostly solo so maybe I'm more cautious.
    They are biodegradable if I sink...
  12. Re: Harare to the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

    Done
    I don't know what the regulations on the forum are about fundraising, sponsorship, etc but I think it's a worthwhile cause than members on here could get behind. Be it financially, logistically...
  13. Re: Harare to the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

    Hi Adam
    First of congratulations on your achievements so far, what you are doing and have achieved is incredible.
    Secondly if I was doing anything in that part of the world I would get hold of...
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    Re: How long will fridge run on dual battery

    Hi Dirk
    I've been running my 1 x 40ltr Engel fridge for years like this and I'm happy with it. I freeze what I can before I leave, pop ice cold drinks in and she's good to go. I put this battery in...
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    Re: How long will fridge run on dual battery

    There must be a formula, I've only got practical experience with mine.
    I often park my car in a shady spot in the bush (+-30) leave it for 2 full days while a go for a stroll and a night bush...
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    Re: Classic Cruiser Questions

    Hi Grips

    Yup still a few in daily use up here, I'm trying to buy up a few before they completely die. Unfortunately a lot are already neglected beyond my capabilities, maybe you should come and...
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    Re: Classic Cruiser Questions

    Got a few pics of the below, waiting for prices, year etc but must admit it looks a bit to neat for me, but she looks great.
    I don't know why people can't just send year, model, chassis numbers etc...
  18. Re: Defender wheel bearing and loud bang type noise

    Hi Frogstar
    Wheel bearing is toast, my advice is strip check and change all wheels bearings, when one goes the rest follow soon after.
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    Re: Water usage stats ? Wildlife Tourism.

    Hi Peter

    I've been designing and building lodges and camps for over 20 years and we work on the following.
    Clients x 120 litres per day per client x say 12 clients This includes washing clothes,...
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    Re: Couple of series 2's

    Just bought this series 2a 109", I'm amazed at how neat she is. Not a dent, rattle or whine on her.
    She was standing in a guys yard under cover for years. Cleaned her up, drained and cleaned the...
  21. Thread: Ruaha

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    Re: Ruaha

    Another fantastic day in the park, this time a full days walk with a mate of mine and a great sundowner.
    The river is still flowing although not very enthusiastically, the Elephant are digging for...
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    Re: Advice for a first time buyer

    I take it you're already considered your options and what you like and settled on one of the four you mentioned.
    As a first time vehicle that also needs to be a daily drive I'd go for the Pajero....
  23. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    I've had my 300 for about 20 years, I'll still have it in 30 more and if I manage to outlive her I'll be amazed.
    Betty is a 58 series 2 and runs like a dream at 62 years old.
    The Grenadier isn't a...
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    Re: Tanzania's new park fees

    In the early 60's may father in law drove from Mombasa via Tsavo, Ambaseli, Ngorongoro and Serengeti to Ruanda and onto Kivu where he was based while studying the volcanoes in a VW beetle!
    He also...
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    Re: 7-Landies Cape Town

    Sometimes silence says the most!
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    Re: Tanzania's new park fees

    The Selous relies on fly ins from Zanzibar and a flying circuit with Ruaha.
    Bar the expense the beauty of the Selous is the inaccessibility, the drive over from Morogoro is stunning and the back way...
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    Re: Murrum road driving

    And another one
  28. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Now that's seriously fugly
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    Re: Western circuit

    It wasn't me
    I didn't do it
    I was out of the country
    It was the voice in my head
    I have a twin.....
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    Re: Western circuit

    Hi Stan I'll definitely do a report and as for the tsetses try the below product if you're in there neighborhood again, works on me although it hasn't help my tough old elephant hide at all.
    Also an...
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    Re: Western circuit

    Thx WW
    I've spoken to the hunting company that had the area and got quit a bit of useful info from then but yes my main plan is natter away in Swahili and blag it.
    If I remember I'll take lots of...
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    Re: Tanzania's new park fees

    A few years back a man called Christopher Timbuka became director of the Southern Parks for TANAPA.
    Chris was the warden of Ruaha for years and is a great man and we'll respected in not only...
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    Re: Solar borehole pump

    Hi Mapog, I'm sure you're 100% right.
    When it comes to electrical I pay people who know what they are doing.
    I'm a serious liability and my life insurance policy sucks although my ex's would...
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    Re: The Ultimate Overlander?

    Did you see the cheesey grin? I know my humour is ### but I amuse myself on occasion.
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    Re: The Ultimate Overlander?

    I recon if you have U bolts on your Puma you've got a bigger problem than just the nuts ;D
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