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    Re: Mabibi to Bhanga Nek

    Measured the Trailvan quick, it is 215 cm high.
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    Re: Mabibi to Bhanga Nek

    Yes when I was there last that might have been just too high. Iíll check next week again. This is specifically the section between Mabibi and Bhanga Nek. The Treg with roof rack only was no problem,...
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    Re: Mabibi to Bhanga Nek

    No, you will be fine in that regard. Obviously tyres deflated and reasonable driving skill. Last drove the track September 2020. Going next week again, can update then. Iíd take my Trailvan if it was...
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    Re: Mabibi to Bhanga Nek

    Yes and no. Describe your trailer... It can be no wider or higher than your vehicle. Very low overhanging tree and narrow sections. Also be prepared to get some scratches on your vehicle.

    My...
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    Re: Lithium vs Lead Acid

    Added these coulomb meters to my DIY Lifepo4 battery packs. Now I can see the exact charge capacity remaining. No more guessing just by the voltage which is difficult on a Lifepo4. They were R 990.00...
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    Re: Two fridges on Bush Lapa fridge slide

    Also run two fridges, always. 50l Waco in the vehicle and 90 l NL split unit in the Trailvan.

    Waco has the drinks in. The NL Frozen stuff and everything else.

    Iíd battle with just one. As our...
  7. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    If you are buying one to get a 4x4 for a good price, then seriously consider whether you are going to be comfortable with maintenance costs.

    Anything over 100 000 km's or 10 years and older I...
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    Re: V10 Kessy Problems

    Difficult to diagnose this remotely and even with the vehicle present. The way to fix this will be with lots of online research from others experiences, i.e. good old Google searches and getting...
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    Re: Tough off road trailer

    Then you can tow quite a bit. So comes down to personal choice and finances. Often you have to also take whatever good deal pops up if buying second hand.

    I can tell you my Trailvan is great, it...
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    Re: Tough off road trailer

    Then as you state itís between the Imagine and Bushlapa.

    Weight should always be a major consideration for off-roading. I think there the Imagine wins. Purely perception I think the BushLapa has...
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    Re: How practical is a Porta Potty?

    Would that then also be acceptable to empty in a long drop?
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    Re: Lithium 12Ah on a gate motor

    Agree, and there it gets really technical, but does it really matter if the damn thing only gets to 90% charge? It has soo much capacity anyway compared to the stupid lead acid, so spending all that...
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    Re: How practical is a Porta Potty?

    Use it all the time for #1 at night or even quickly during the day to avoid a trip to the ablutions.

    Rarely use it for #2, only if necessary, but have not had an issue when doing so. Cleaning it...
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    Re: Lithium 12Ah on a gate motor

    Yes, just the standard charger works fine on mine. No need to get fancy.
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    Re: Lithium 12Ah on a gate motor

    I made my own little 12v one from lithiumbatteries.co.za for my swing gate about 8 months ago. Works perfectly. Need to make a 24v one for my garage door.
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    Re: Tough off road trailer

    Imagine Trailvan. Lightest in it's class for what it is. Obviously I'm biased because I have one.
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    Re: Renewal of s.a. Passport

    I heard that Nigel was not too bad in the East Rand, but no personal experience. Just stay away from Benoni.
  18. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg: Battery Relacement

    Itís all none sense. Take battery out, put new battery in.

    What year model? On newer ones itís better to code the battery in but not essential.

    Itís just a battery...
  19. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    End of an era for you. Sad to see a Treg member go. All the best with whatever comes next.
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    Re: Treg Owners

    Also think it's going to scrape a bit. 5% seems to be the limit, although my reference point is the previous generation Tregs. Regarding the BFG tyres, I run them on mine, they are very pothole...
  21. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    Not too bad. Itís just starting to get run-in now.
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    Re: Treg Owners

    Try Goldwagen.
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    Re: Ckgr advice - 31 to 11 march 2021

    From the people handling my booking in Bots around 4 weeks ago. Where is your info from? I doubt anything but a PCR test suffices for re-entry.
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    Re: Levelling a car with a RTT

    Please help me here. I bought one of these to help level the Trailvan. How on earth is it supposed to work? I find the trailer just rolls off the thing, no amount of handbrake will ever hold it on...
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    Re: Lithium vs Lead Acid

    Coming back to this topic of charging a Lifepo4 directly from a vehicle alternator. So I've been doing this happily on the Touareg for a while now, two points in reference to the above that are NB:
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    Re: Lithium vs Lead Acid

    Answering for him, - yes the original post was in reference to Lifepo4.
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    Re: Ultimate Koi pond renovation

    I doubt it, they are surely in pots or something, getting their nutrients mostly from the root system? The water lilies are a bit seasonal, so probably dying back a bit now already.

    Typically...
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    Re: Lithium vs Lead Acid

    Hi Christo,

    You would only do so if you want the maximum lifespan out of the batteries. Storing and not using them at either full or discharged capacity is not good for the cell chemistry. The...
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    Re: National Luna 90 Liter Twin Cooling issues

    No idea. My first NL also stopped working completely many years ago soon after purchase and was replaced with this one. Think Snomaster might be a better quality product.
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    Re: National Luna 90 Liter Twin Cooling issues

    Not exactly the same issue, but I have found wildly erratic temperature readings on mine and the issue is the connectors to the pc board/control panel not making good contact. Itís an easy fix by...
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    Ckgr advice - 31 to 11 march 2021

    I just cancelled/postponed our April CKGR trip for a year once again due to COVID testing requirements. My understanding is itís USD 100 per person on the Botswana side and you wait potentially 48...
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    Re: Stretch Tent

    Any links to these tents? Manufacturers?
  33. Re: Does anyone know if KNP's Biyamiti bush camp is accessible/habitable?

    My in-laws were there last week. All good. Some units more refurbed than others. Beautiful there now with all the rain. Roads are not great, vehicle with a bit of clearance recommended.
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    Re: Lost in Kruger YouTube Series

    Awesome stuff, the footage you produce is really outstanding. Would really like to see some of your kit, editing skills and workflows. Just watched a review on the R5. 8k, 120fps, yikes!

    I...
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    Re: Ithala Doornkraal Campsite

    Leeubok, it might sound a little naive, would Doornkraal pose an excessive risk in terms of the Leopard in the area, i.e. are they pretty habituated that they come into the camp and close to humans...
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