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    Re: Gauteng-a-leng GTG

    Its you guys that made the GTG what it was. Come hail, rain or shine, nothing could dampen the spirits.

    And how beautiful is our country and how fantastic was it to spend some time in its...
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    Re: Windup on 4x4 from different tyre sizes fitted?

    Just to compound the issue, what would the effect be on a vehicle with:

    1. Permanent 4x4 and or a
    2. Viscous coupling in the center and or
    3. Permanent 4x4 but without a 50/50 split between...
  3. Re: Intercoolers and bonnet protecttors / insect deflectors.

    A photo would have been great Poen. Speculation on my part this but I think it would upset the airflow going in to the IC.

    However, if there is negative pressure under the vehicle which pulls air...
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    Re: Gauteng-a-leng GTG

    Perfect, pop by if you can
  5. Thread: New Dumlop Tyres

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    Re: New Dumlop Tyres

    Some tyre data here:

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/326103-Tyre-Selection-Data-Tables
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    Re: Triple T fishing Challenge/Adventure

    Is it all on Fly?

    My son could be interested, he is kicking his heels before heading to Alaska and the King is on his species list
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    Re: Update on Jabari my Fortuner

    For sure, if you can, do it. While under there, follow a logical line of any obstacle from the sump plate rearwards and see if there are other potential snag areas. Same logic applies, if the...
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    Re: Gauteng-a-leng GTG

    There is no such thing as Overlanding Rainier, we cleared that up in that thread.

    The trails are open, our recce will be to advise on the possible grading of each trail and be able to give a brief...
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    Re: Help Needed - Tyre Longevity Data

    Thanks Gents, keep the info coming
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    Re: KZN GTG Mlalazi/ Ongoye Forest 1-3 May 2020

    Okay. Put me down as comfirmed. Will update if First Wife will be joining but I will be.

    Daughter and SIL might join, she is very keen. If they do will use the Conquerer and a tent if this is...
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    Re: Daytrips from Umhlanga

    2nd the Bush Tavern :-)

    Maybe see if you can get into Zinkwazi Lagoon for the day and have a look around. How is SWAMBO doing?
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    Re: Update on Jabari my Fortuner

    Yes. There are normally two load ratings. A static and dynamic load. Fromtrunner know their stuff so default to that. OEMs are often comservative in their specs
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    Poll: Re: What is overlanding?

    A bit OT but relevant as a concept.

    My family have been doing the Grand Tour since the 1700s, my offspring did it in 2014 and 2015. The destinations have remained the same although the modes of...
  14. Re: VW Citi Golf 1.4i 2007 revs to and stays at 3000rpm after touching the throttle

    Carburetor Golfs had an idling screw and of course the fuel/air mixture adjustments.

    The throttle cable would often get dirt ingress which made it sticky but if it returns to normal position this...
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    Re: Gauteng-a-leng GTG

    PM sent ;D
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    Re: Update on Jabari my Fortuner

    Looking good Tim. Leave the side steps for now, but check how they are attached and if you need to, remove them on route. I took mine off yesterday, they hooked something on the recent Brekkie run...
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    Re: DIY Mini camping caravan build

    Looking good Anton.

    I know you are busy but do drop by on IAT some time, you have to eat you know ;D
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    Poll: Re: What is overlanding?

    The point I wish to make is that following a well traveled route and staying in designated camp sites is not the same as following a track with no designated camp sites and therefore, if you follow...
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    Poll: Re: What is overlanding?

    There is an interesting point. Road is defined as a ''wide way leading from one place to another, especially one with a specially prepared surface which vehicles can use''.

    The use of the word...
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    Discovery 3 Re: Building a mechanically reliable TDv6 Engine

    Hound, at the severe risk of showing very bad form in posting this, I dont think mechanical reliability and Tdv6 should be used in the same sentence.

    However, I wish you bon chance with your...
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    Re: Advice on campsites Kafue & Lower Zambezi

    Gwabi River Lodge is worth a look.

    http://gwabiriverlodge.com/index.html

    I lived on Leopards Hill Road (D152) outside of Lusaka and used to nip down to the LZ via RD491. 491 cuts out the...
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    Poll: Re: What is overlanding?

    Indeed. Awesome channel and they have what they need.
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    Poll: Re: What is overlanding?

    hahahahaha, thats fair enough I guess but I thought a mere slip of a girl like you would have ample space in a Wrangler
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    Poll: Re: What is overlanding?

    Reading some of the posts, it appears that ''Overlanding'' has been reduced to a time extended camping trip due to everyone following the same, now well worn routes. ;D
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    Poll: Re: What is overlanding?

    I dont quite agree. Smaller vehicles can be quite liberating, after all, like work and time, equipment expands to fill the space available. From a design perspective, those types of Jeeps are well...
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    Re: Gauteng-a-leng GTG

    Judging by Miems" post methinks that might be Top O the List ;D
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    Re: Gauteng-a-leng GTG

    Christoff, I would suggest that you bring sufficient although I am told it is available. It wouldnt be the first time that I have arrived to find ''Out of Stock'' on items that should be available
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    Re: Gauteng-a-leng GTG

    G'Day all

    4 more sleeps ;D

    Skihili suggested a GTG whatsapp group and I think its a good idea. If you wish, pm me with you cell number and I can add you to the group.
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    Re: Amarok is bakkie of the year - Leisure Wheels

    They should get Mr and Mrs Soap off of the street, someone who fits the Bakkie buyer segment but doesnt own one and probably wouldnt buy one, and get them to test and record their feedback
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    Re: Things canít be that tough when......

    Perhaps Zap but what you have paid is half of what you are likely to spend. The upfront costs are one thing when times are good but you still have the event costs when it happens, provisions and fuel...
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    Poll: Re: What is overlanding?

    ... and I your views. I merely state my perceptions.
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    Re: Gauteng-a-leng GTG

    SIL and Daughter are taking the Conquerer through on Thursday and I might just join them.

    :-)

    I thought I would go through and have a recce and ensure everything is sorted. Might post a few...
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    Re: Things canít be that tough when......

    I wonder what the rate of cancellations are if people book anyway in the hopes that things will get better but it doesnt and end up cancelling.
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    Poll: Re: What is overlanding?

    This is avery good point. Is "Overlanding nothing more than a construct? Give something a name and it exists. Personally I wasnt aware of a thing called overlanding until I joined this forum. I...
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    Poll: Re: What is overlanding?

    That is more to the point. I have noted that there is a definate sub-set, the "old sweats" who hanker for the old days when overlanding was an exclusive club and hate to think that those hallowed...
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