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    Re: Trip Report — Strange days, empty land.

    Subscribed!

    Enjoy and post pics. Very jealous.

    PS: remove the bent running boards. Unless you are 85 yrs old you don't need them.:)
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    Re: Tiger Fishing Kabula Lodge Zambia

    Piet, do you know what commercial flights are operating out of LUN at the moment?

    Cheers
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    Re: Land Cruiser 80 or 105

    The sticker on the damper is a Tough Dog one if I am not mistaken...


    Lovely, unmolested vehicle, well done!
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    I also like big diesel engines...🙈

    But I read good things about this 1.9

    Also lower emissions, in the post pandemic new world...
  5. Re: Three new bakkies that could unsettle the cart when they arrive in SA

    It will be interesting to see if they bring the 1.9 to the SA market .
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    Re: 1998 Land Cruiser Prado 3.0 KZTE

    In other words...:)
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    Re: 1998 Land Cruiser Prado 3.0 KZTE

    I know of a couple of cases of people who used NON OME ball joints and they broke again, Catastrophic failure, luckily at low speed. One guy pulling out of a garage. Bent wheel, car cannot be moved....
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    Re: 1998 Land Cruiser Prado 3.0 KZTE

    Anywhere, any spares place will be able to get them. Stick with the white Safari ones, don't go for the green ones, forgot what they call them, mine leaked.

    The steering rack, what is wrong with...
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    Re: 1998 Land Cruiser Prado 3.0 KZTE

    Definitely Toyota ball joints, but tie rod ends, steering rack ends etc you can buy quality non OME parts.

    Also shocks. Gabriel safari are cheap and longlasting for that model.

    One of the best...
  10. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Very much, very ambitious. I really hope they make it.

    I love the transparent way they develop things, showing each stage and giving insight into their thinking and choices.

    As opposed to LR's...
  11. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    I really hope it survives, it's not often that you see a vehicle built like this, from the ground up, getting the basics right.

    It's almost like someone's private build, but on an industrial scale.
  12. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    Yes, I am thinking more modern and comfortable but with less electronics compared to the modern SUVs. Also better built than the old defender.

    I really like that for every component/area they go...
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    Re: Is this it?

    https://ineosgrenadier.com/reveal/frame-axles

    I love the way they are developing this, out in the open, visible to all.

    Reliability drives the process.

    Frame and suspension have been done.
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    Re: Camping prices in Botswana is ridiculous

    Soon it could be 'high price/no volume...':(
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    Re: Camping prices in Botswana is ridiculous

    You are right, prices might drop to attract local/african travel, if flight from EU/US become very expensive.
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    Re: Malawi August 2020

    There is for sure, I have the IgMs in my blood to prove it...;D
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    Re: What would you buy and why

    You're good to go.;D🚗
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    Re: New Hilux Leaked

    It's a Ranger !:-[
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    Re: What would you buy and why

    I am a big fan of the Patrols, allof them, however it depends where exactly you are going with this tour.

    The Nissan network is not great outside SA, and when you find a franchise (usually a...
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    Re: Insurgent push in Cabo Delgado

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/22/islamist-group-kills-52-in-cruel-and-diabolical-mozambique-massacre


    This seems to have happened yesterday?
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    Re: My "new" Landy, with saga attached

    I know people like you, adrenalin junkies...:)
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    Re: What’s happened? And, why?!

    Good luck and report back. 👍
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    Re: What’s happened? And, why?!

    Ok,

    this is what I would do:

    1) Before you even remove the sump and mesh/filter, drain all the old ATF that's in the sump. If you had the correct amount in there you should have about 4.5L...
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    Re: What’s happened? And, why?!

    With those old Toyota boxes you can put any Dextron II or III.
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    Re: What’s happened? And, why?!

    Is yours a Prado late nineties early 2000?

    If so, If you drain via the ATF sump plug, you should be getting around 4.5 L of old ATF. There will be another 5 L in the torque converter, roughly...
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    Re: What’s happened? And, why?!

    Can you check the level and colour of the auto transmission fluid , with engine hot and running , and report back?
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    Re: Insurgent push in Cabo Delgado

    This really is awful...

    The authorities are better make sure they have a decent force protecting Pemba.

    Northern Moz is beautiful but light years away from Maputo and the south.

    Whenever I...
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    Re: FGASA membership renewal questions

    Thank you Clinton, I will contact them.

    Cheers
  29. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    I disagree in the sense that I believe your statement is true if you compare today's vehicles to those that were around in the 70s and 80s.

    Many cars that came out in the 90s are still around and...
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    Re: Is this it?

    Mean time between failures.

    Tends to be quite short for some brands ...;)
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    FGASA membership renewal questions

    Good morning,

    Any FGASA members that can help?

    I have not practised in 15 yrs but I would like to keep my membership alive, to support the organisation. Also, once Covid is over, I might want...
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    Re: Is this it?

    Fair point , I have also seen a few defender game viewing vehicles.

    I trust your experience about those lodges etc , but what will it be ? 0,1% of the market?

    I think the leisure market is...
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    Re: Is this it?

    That ship has sailed.

    The workhorse market was lost long ago.

    I have not seen a LR working fleet in any of the fields you mention in maybe 20 yrs, probably more.

    LR have long lost interest...
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    Re: Pajero Gen 2 restoration

    Well done on your great work, love those 90s SUVs.

    I hope those HDP shocks serve you well.

    Mine didn't last long.

    Plain Safari much better , lasted ages .

    A case of false progress,...
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    Re: Is this it?

    You are quite right. The farmers/industry market is cornered by Toyota and most people only need off road capabilities once in a while.

    Vehicles that can do both things (city life and off-road ...
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