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    Re: "Beginners" Tent

    I know you mentioned that canvas is not an option but if you need something that will last and not leak, canvas is the answer. Down side is the weight. If you go for the other materials, make sure it...
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    Re: New Grand vitara or older FJ Cruiser?

    Only in SA...:-\. In Australia and USA they are rated up to 2,250kg...
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    Re: New Grand vitara or older FJ Cruiser?

    You can still view everything but it takes a little more effort than just turning your head like in a vehicle with bigger windows.
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    Re: New Grand vitara or older FJ Cruiser?

    My son doing some "game" viewing in the back of the FJ during our recent Nam trip....;D.
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    Re: New Grand vitara or older FJ Cruiser?

    It really is not that bad as some people make it out to be. Go sit in one yourself and check it out. Make sure you try the Vitara as well to make an informed comparison. I've been on the back seat a...
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    Re: New Grand vitara or older FJ Cruiser?

    In his price range he can easily get a post mid 2013 model with double tank and crawl control..::)
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    Re: New Grand vitara or older FJ Cruiser?

    I will seem bias in my reply so all I will say is, buy the one that will make you smile and make you turn back as you walk away...:). Life is too short not to have a fun vehicle that is very capable...
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    Re: My 98 Patrol 4500 GL - Cleanup Pics, Etc Etc

    Die is wat ek laas by Midas gekoop het.


    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=116049&d=1318003566
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    Re: Km`s vs age and services.

    Generally a water pump will give early warning but it is easy to slip up since it is not something one would check often. Well, I do not...

    I too heard the infamous 200k km stories so when the V6...
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    Re: Alternator Operation

    If you have a fridge running in the van I suppose that battery is never fully charged.
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    Re: Travel time to holiday time ratio

    My naam is Michael en ek ry 'n...ermm "commuter"...elke dag...::)

    We do across the border trips once a year during Jun / Jul. It is normally 2 + weeks and the disadvantage for us Capetonians are...
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    Re: Cruiser vs Hilux

    Now you can look for one that matches the colour of your Bush Lapa...

    See...always a plus side to everything...;D
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    Re: Bush Lapa general discussions

    I leave the zip on my wing open even though it is stored under cover. I do make sure the wing is dry before parking the van under cover but still feel it is better for the wing canvas to be able to...
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    Re: Bush Lapa general discussions

    Daai is maar iets wat gebeur as mens lekker paaie ry...;D. Ek lig die neus lekker hooog met die jockey en spuit al daai sand en klippe uit na 'n lang trip. Ek dink ek het al fotos hier iewers gepost...
  15. Thread: Bush Lapa mods

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    Re: Bush Lapa mods

    That is the dimensions and measurements I got from BL. I had it done through them when B192 went in for a service earlier this year. I suppose the offset is due to the lid of the front bed being at a...
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    Re: Front bed

    I had mine modified to be like the new ones on the pic - which is now standard. They also added an eggshell layer before covering it. Mine also still had the hard canvas type covers. The new covers...
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    Re: Hilux V6 performance and fuel

    Many moons ago I moved from a V6 Ford Ranger to a V6 Hilux. I towed with the Hilux for 9 years. I have to agree with Uys, if you want good fuel consumption, lie about it...;D.

    I now tow with...
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    Re: Miskruier Tyre pressures - Kgalagadi

    +1...Daai "thanks" button kan nou maar terugkom... [emoji41]
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    Re: Miskruier Tyre pressures - Kgalagadi

    A good TPMS and inflation system are worth their weight in gold...:).
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    Re: Bush Lapa mods

    I think it is important that the tip only is bent since it allows it to "bite" better when the rod is inserted into the little brackets on the van. Not to worry though, Martin will sort it out :).
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    Re: Bush Lapa mods

    I cannot see the full length of the rod on you pic to judge the the bend at the bottom in relation to the hook on the other end. Either way, the bend on the tip needs to be at more of an angle as the...
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    Re: Cederberg burnt out Disco

    Ok...die post het my dag gemaak...;D. Dis flippen snaaks...

    Ek ry 'n Barbie Cruiser so ek kan niks comment nie maar dis ok...hier is genoeg manne wat like van houe inkry. Dankie tog ek het 'n sin...
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    Re: Bikes, Bikers? Africa Twin vs TDM850

    Ha ha... met forum naam AmaDisco lyk dit my op daai stadium. Dalk nog nie te laat om my forum naam te verander nie...::).
  24. Re: Clanwilliam Dam Resort? What's happened? Alternatives in the Cape?

    How will the resort be affected by the raising of the dam wall? We camped at Lebanon next to the dam last year. The spot we camped on will be over 3 meters under water once the wall is completed and...
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    Re: Bush lapa miskruier review

    It is actually quite easy to close the side bed. I would if there are baboons around. monkeys not so much. Baboons are big an heavy...and naughty.... Just fold the mattress double inside, bedding and...
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    Re: Hilux/Fortuner GD series problems...

    Einste...::). TMPS help ook baie. Ek het 7 punctures opgetel en sonder die vroeŽ waarskuwing van 'n TPMS kon dit potensiaal in 7 bande se afskryf ontaard het...
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    Re: Hilux/Fortuner GD series problems...

    Be careful what you wish for...:). Daai was my voorland. Die paaie in sekere dele van NAM was nog nooit so sleg soos nou nie...:-\.
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    Re: Bush Lapa general discussions

    This picture should give some idea. The back of the FJ was also loaded and this was taken after filling up at Sendelingsdrift so about 160L of fuel as well...
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    Re: Bush Lapa general discussions

    The standard suspension will be fine with the Kewer. Even with 4 adults and packed for 2 week Richtersveld / Nam trip last year, my Miskruier runs slightly nose down as it should. We also did some...
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    Re: Bush Lapa general discussions

    So you are taking delivery of both your Kewer and this in one week... You lucky so and so... ;D.

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=546027&stc=1&d=1572500103
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    Re: FJ Cruiser Pic Thread / Upgrades / Mods

    Flippit!.. The best of both worlds...I should know...;D.

    What colour did you choose for the Kewer? I guess Khaki would make sense in your case to match the FJ. I also think a cement grey FJ with...
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    Re: Bush Lapa : experience HIS beauty @

    Wow! hy is nog stink nuut...:)

    Enjoy!
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    Re: 1962 (?) Beetle... Buttercup

    BAIE nice!

    So hoe lyk die muur nou...;D

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=534149&stc=1&d=1563355021

    Ek probeer maar my lat ook kry om goed op sy tjor self te...
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    Re: FJ Cruiser Pic Thread / Upgrades / Mods

    Connected to the wiring of the power point on the dash.
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    Re: Hilux Auxiliary fuel tank

    +1

    They did my FJ last year as well. No issues.
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