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    quite right. we had 4 Hondas so far. never had...

    quite right. we had 4 Hondas so far. never had any problems and I mean this in the broadest terms of word. if there were a Forester-like version of the Accord I wouldnt hesitate for a second....
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    Thank you. it kinda boiled down to CRV or...

    Thank you.

    it kinda boiled down to CRV or Forester... We need space, slightly higher seating, automatic gearbox and some degree of offroad capability.
    Forester is my preference, CRV is...
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    Honda CRV 2.0 - 2000-2001

    Hi Gents,

    Could you please give me feedback/opinion/experience on Honda CRV 2000-2001 2.0 models?
    Considering one for general family use (mainly Swambo, partially me, 90% road use).
    Anything I...
  4. Thread: Burundi

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    Hi Fanie, no. I'm planning a trip there...

    Hi Fanie,

    no. I'm planning a trip there in/around February.
    Could you please give me a bit of feedback/impressions once you are back?
    Thank you
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    I agree with you there. My apologies to everyone...

    I agree with you there.
    My apologies to everyone who got offended by my wording. I still mean every word I wrote but did not mean it as a personal offence.
    Most of the people who commented does not...
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    Nice. please point out where I said I'd like to...

    Nice. please point out where I said I'd like to have this thread removed because I disagree with it. I asked for removal on the grounds of the entire topic (including my argument) not belonging to...
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    you just dragging me into this arent you. I...

    you just dragging me into this arent you.

    I did not call anybody uncivilized, barbaric, uneducated. I did not say you hit your child for no reason.
    I despise the concept of corporal punishment...
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    once again please don't put words in my mouth or...

    once again please don't put words in my mouth or try to implicate something I did not write. thank you
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    I'm sorry. I'm not ignoring you but not getting...

    I'm sorry. I'm not ignoring you but not getting involved.
    But I refuse your implication of me judging you. Kindly ask you please do not put words in my mouth.
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    corporal punishment as part of raising a child?...

    corporal punishment as part of raising a child? you consider that normal?
    are you still in the dark ages?
    how dare you hit a defenseless child FOR ANY REASON EVER?

    I'm showing great restraint...
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    a lot of things should have been done to taxis..

    a lot of things should have been done to taxis..
  12. Thank you. Will certainly do.

    Thank you. Will certainly do.
  13. This reminds me: anyone knows a VW dealership...

    This reminds me: anyone knows a VW dealership they are willing to recommend in Western Province. I'm in CT but I really don't mind driving 2-4 hours even for a good service.
    in the near future I...
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    I'm no good in any medical profession I'm afraid....

    I'm no good in any medical profession I'm afraid. Doctors I believe (any kind) is welcome in almost any country on this planet...
    Thank you for the heads up though. Certainly additional things to...
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    the factory recommended oil for 2.5dci Navara is...

    the factory recommended oil for 2.5dci Navara is 5w-30 full synt...
    not like that any dealership in SA honours that...(I do...)
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    Thanks Hugo. I'll certainly keep you posted. I'm...

    Thanks Hugo. I'll certainly keep you posted.
    I'm planning to drive up there and spend a few days in Windhoek, Walvis Bay and Swakopmund. What would be a good time in terms of weather?
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    what about fresh food? Vegetables/Fruits? How...

    what about fresh food? Vegetables/Fruits?
    How about car parts/supplies?
    is there anything in particular there is a shortage of or insanely expensive compared to Cape Town?
    What about computer...
  18. Thread: Renault Duster

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    its not "based" on Dacia Duster it is a Dacia...

    its not "based" on Dacia Duster it is a Dacia Duster rebadged for this market...
    By no means meant for real 4x4.... build quality and materials used only comparable to Chinese cars + highly...
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    absolutely no problem whatsoever. I'm not...

    absolutely no problem whatsoever. I'm not entirely happy with the gear ratios but this I made my peace with upon purchase. :)
    gives me a very solid and confident feel. glad you reminded me gotta...
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    thank you. however this is really not what I...

    thank you. however this is really not what I asked about...
    I'm working in IT and I have a degree, a couple of diplomas and even a few publications behind me. I found this makes me a generally...
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    The Frontier is the Navara. Same thing. They just...

    The Frontier is the Navara. Same thing. They just call it Frontier in the US.
    unless you are talking about a replacement model for the Frontier...
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    I think the oil pump problems were due to the...

    I think the oil pump problems were due to the inferior oils the dealer/dealerships were using.
    I would expect with proper servicing and care these engines can easy last 350000-450000kms or even...
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    I have done this trip a few times. Longest one...

    I have done this trip a few times. Longest one from Nelspruit to CT. I'm always the only driver and I don't like to stop for a sleepover.
    My advice: first make sure you are actually the kind of...
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    my thinking exactly. voting and owning farmland...

    my thinking exactly. voting and owning farmland is not my main concerns, if at all a concern.
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    one of the reasons why we try to think ahead....

    one of the reasons why we try to think ahead. Also citizenship is something that one can be concerned with down the line even after a few years living in a given country. For me it is exactly the...
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    Thanks Hugo. Considered Walvis Bay because my...

    Thanks Hugo.
    Considered Walvis Bay because my wife's work requires access to fast international shipping however looking at the distance between the two places its well worth considering Swakopmund.
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    Relocating to Namibia - general info needed

    Dear all,

    as the family discussing possible options for relocation destination in the near future (3-5 years) Namibia came up as an option. Looking at Windhoek or Walvis bay.
    Could you please...
  28. Took the Nav to JB's Nissan in Malmesbury for a...

    Took the Nav to JB's Nissan in Malmesbury for a checkup because of a whining noise coming from/around the belt. Also asked them to skim the front brake discs and check out a shaking that happens...
  29. Thread: 2so ?

    by atomant
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    :p

    :p
  30. Thread: 2so ?

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    been using it for the last 3000kms. as someone...

    been using it for the last 3000kms.
    as someone else on the forum put it you can feel it under your a-s-s that the power delivery is smoother. to me it sounds slightly quieter on steady rev. no...
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    gears, megapixels, gigabytes. I don't think that...

    gears, megapixels, gigabytes. I don't think that having more of everything makes everything better...
    DSG VWs are on short supply everywhere not just here. I suspect that the DSG VW factory limits...
  32. Thread: Burundi

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    anyone?

    anyone?
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    Burundi

    Hi there,

    can anyone give me general up-to-date info about Burundi and Bujumbura?
    Current prices?
    General safety?
    Infrastructure?
    What can be acquired locally, what cannot?
    Do they speak some...
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    my Volvo saved my life when I hit a cow... ...

    my Volvo saved my life when I hit a cow...


    tell you better. it even drove me home after (no lights, leaking radiator, bumper torn off).
    if you have a friend in Germany (better yet in Sweden)...
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    I may be going that way (although I planned to...

    I may be going that way (although I planned to leave in the morning) however it will only be confirmed on next week Tuesday. I can take you as far as Botrivier.
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