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    Flowers 2019

    What are the flowers like? This for late Aug and the prospect for Sept 2019?
    Where would the best spots be? How was the winter rainfall?
    I am planning a camping trip, however if the flowers are not...
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    What can I tow behing a GD6 Hilux

    I have mounted a tow bar behind my caravan (Sprite tourer SW), It has a GVM of 1450kg and GA1800kg. Then a bike trailer, GVM 560kg and GA750kg
    i.e 2018 kg or 2550kg mass. Can I tow this behind my...
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    getaway show

    I am planning a trip to the Getaway show in Jhb this coming weekend, your thoughts please, I have never visited the show. Is it worth while?
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    Re: Land Cruiser Consumption Question

    Over a lifetime (35 years of Pro hunting and farming) I have owned 5 LC pick ups
    1) 1975 bull nose 3.8 diesel , sold at 450000km, about 6 / 7 km per liter (memory?, it was years back), dogs ass,...
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    Fortuner Re: Fortuner radios: 2.8 vs 4.0 NAV

    I have a 2018 Hilux 2.8 4x4 auto, the toyota radio is rubbish, a R600k car wit a R10 radio in. The blue tooth is very poor. I am looking a a replacement.
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    Mountain passes of the Southern Cape

    I have spent a week or two riding the mountain passes, on and off road in the Southern Cape, Six Passes, between George and Plett. Prince Alfred pass, Plett to Uniondale. Montague Pass, Herold to...
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    DStv in my caravan

    I am thinking of a long caravan holiday and wish to take my dstv decoded with. The plan is to mount a TV inside and the dish (small one )on the vans roof or side. Any suggestions or plans please. My...
  8. Re: Bakkie, caravan and bike trailer, is it legal?

    Hilux towing capacity, unbraked is 750kg and braked 3500kg, weight seems not to to be an issue!
  9. Bakkie , caravan and trailer? is it legal?

    Help please!. I wish to tow behind my HiLux gd6 dc, a caravan (sprite tourer sw, about 1300kg) and behind it a bike trailer with two bikes on (guess trailer 500kg and each bile 230kg, total about...
  10. Bakkie, caravan and bike trailer, is it legal?

    Help please!. I wish to tow behind my HiLux gd6 dc, a caravan (sprite tourer sw, about 1300kg) and behind it a bike trailer with two bikes on (guess trailer 500kg and each bile 230kg, total about...
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    fuel consumption gd6 2.8 4x4 auto

    Its early days, the d/cab is new, 1700km on the clock. Riding gravel / tar mostly unladen 120 to 140 km per h.
    current consumption 9.1 then 9.3 and 9.0 km per liter (the old d4d 3.0 4x4 auto did...
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    Fortuner Re: New 2,4 Auto Fortuner, 4x2,

    Batteries?, probably 3 or 4. The original Toyota batteries last 5 to 7 years, replace them with a Willard or Sabat they last 24 months and 1 day.
    Tyres?, 50000 to 70000km per set, Bridgstone is our...
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    Fortuner Re: New 2,4 Auto Fortuner, 4x2,

    I currently have 5 Toyota's, (2.8 gd6 auto, bakkies, Cruiser, and down to d4d auto Fortuner), and over the past 10 years probably in total 15 Toyota's. As a rule we sell them when they hit 200000km....
  14. Re: From Explorer to Tourer or Vice Versa.........Anyone??

    I have a Tourer SW? (the big one), done a few km, Namibia, gravel, East Cape gravel, Kruger, Natal. Its much lighter and no worries to date. It does not dust and to date nothin broken. Its fridge is...
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    Re: 2017 Hilux DC sound upgrade

    I am getting a new hilux during this week (2.8 d/c auto 4x4) I have a 2015 Kenwood system (GPS, I pod cd, bluetooth etc) removed from my previous d4d.
    Will it fit?, I trust you are doing some...
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    Re: Gomad Excutive Canopy for Wildtrak

    I am fitting a new canopy in Jan 2018. (Hilux d/c) What is the price please? (Gomad Exec)
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    Suspension Gabriel vs Munro vs rest

    2009, Gen 4, Pajero LWB 3.2 GLS , front shock is leaking oil. What is the best replacement?, the price varies from R1200 to R3500 per each. (The Pajero is my car, we do 30km poor gravel road then...
  18. Re: Advice on camping at Sesriem (area) and Luderits (area)

    Shark Island in Luderits, its OK, the wind can be terrifying! ablutions are OK.
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    Pajero LWB spare wheel adapter plate

    I am told a member makes adapter plate to raise the spare wheel on the Pajero to enable a higher tow hitch . Please send me a pm.
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    Has Namibia had rain?

    Has Namibia (South of Windhoek) had rain?
    We are planning a trip to Luderitz, Soussiesvlei, Henties, Windhoek, Uppington.
    I have been watching the weather and it seems by the forecasts that the...
  21. Kenwood BNX7330BMT for 2009 Pajero GLS

    I have just bought a 2009 Pajero 3.2 did GLS LWB. I have a 2013 Kenwood DNX7330BTM radio / GPS / i pod system which is to be removed from a 2009 Hi Lux d4d, which is to be sold. Is the system...
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    Re: Towing Tourer SW

    The Caddy will be fine, Its a long wheel base. The short wheel base Caddy will get pushed around a bit (SW is not light and nose heavy). Enjoy the trip
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    Re: Trip Report through Southern Namibia

    Like !
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    Re: Namibia camping trip March April 2016

    Sorry for the late reply, We hauled a gravel roader (Sprite tourer SW)over those roads, drop your tyre pressure, secure everything in the van, take it easy and you will be 100%. Namibia gravel roads...
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    Re: Camping trip in Namibia March April 2016

    Exuberance of youth
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    Re: Camping trip in Namibia March April 2016

    Must say, we must have taken 50 jump photos, Most were on RAW and my photoshop is on strike, I will alter and post ASAP, the Soususs photos were great. (she is my grown up daughter, a working...
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    Re: Camping trip in Namibia March April 2016

    Correction, between Aus and Luderitz, nexto the railway line
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    Re: Camping trip in Namibia March April 2016

    Bang for your buck (if you are camping kitted), this is hard to beat, It is a great holiday and we were not exposed to the Zuma shenanigans for two weeks!!, bargain.
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    Re: Camping trip in Namibia March April 2016

    Between Helmeringhausen and Sesriem, just past the Mt Zebra section / park.
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    Camping trip in Namibia March April 2016

    Included a few photos, We have just returned from a 14 day camping trip in Namibia, (March April 2016). Eastern Cape, Upington, Luderitz, Sossusvlei, Henties, Windhoek and home. The cost?, diesel...
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    Namibia camping trip March April 2016

    We have just returned from a 14 day camping trip in Namibia, (March April 2016) 5380km traveled, 836 liter 50ppm diesel, avg price (Namibia and ZA) was about R9.80. I was towing a Sprite tourer SW....
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    HiLux 4x4 d4d auto towing in Namibia

    We have just returned from a 14 day camping trip in Namibia, (March April 2016) 5380km traveled, 836 liter 50ppm diesel, avg price (Namibia and ZA) was about R9.80. I was towing a Sprite tourer SW....
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    Windhoek Gaberone to Eastern Cape

    We are travel with a caravan from Windhoek (early April 2016) back home to the Eastern Cape. I have done the Windhoek / Upington / Home leg and was thinking, is there merit in driving via Botswana....
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    Windhoek to Gabarone

    We are travel with a caravan from Windhoek (early April 2016) back home to the Eastern Cape. I have done the Windhoek / Upington / Home leg and was thinking, is there merit in driving via Botswana. I...
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    Re: Camping gear

    Sandbags, I use bank cash bags and fill with sand (Henties, Bucks camping ground)
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