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  1. Re: Mabua (Mpaya campsites) - Number of vehicles

    Thanks everyone for the feedback!
  2. Mabua (Mpaya campsites) - Number of vehicles

    Hi all, does anyone know what is the current limit on the number of vehicles allowed on the Mpaya campsites? We are only 2 vehicles for now, but if our friends can join then we would be 3, possibly...
  3. Re: Cost-effective, temporary alternative to VPF (Vehicle Protection Film)

    Thanks, will do
  4. Re: Down Van Zyls Pass Towing Trailers and Caravans: Patrol, Cruiser, and Jimny

    Great video! Thank you for sharing! Van Zyl's is definitely on my post-lockdown bucket list.
  5. Cost-effective, temporary alternative to VPF (Vehicle Protection Film)

    Hi all.I was wondering if anyone has had any experience with using temporary, peelable coatings for protecting your vehicle's paint against bush scratches during an overland trip. See for example:...
  6. Re: The Masticated Vellie, a CKGR, Makgadigadi, Nxai Pan, Nata report

    Great report, thanks for sharing!
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    Re: Some specific questions

    RossJ I also encountered the same on one of the Kori sites a few years back. There were probably at least 3 scorpions per square 5m area in the camp at night (not even exaggerating). It was almost as...
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    Re: How old is your mobile fridge?

    I've had my 40l Engel since about 2009. I use it full-time at home as well. No issue yet. Mr reliable...
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    Re: Which Camping Trailer

    Desert Wolf is located in Pretoria East - out on Lynnwood road. Top class quality and ruggedness.
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    Re: 2001 3.4 v6

    My difflock light on my Prado 90 series (2000 model) also used to flash even though it was actually engaged.

    The standard duel tank was only introduced in the newer Prado 120 series. So it is...
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    Re: Land cruiser 80 4.2 price

    A legend with such low millage! You must keep it and never let go!
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    Re: Land cruiser 80 4.2 price

    Hi, I am not sure about the price, but the millage sounds very suspect to me. I would have it checked out by an independent expert before buying it.
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    Re: High mileage LC200 V8

    I bought my 2009 VX TD on 228,00km about a year ago. Now on 255,000 without issues. It really is a fantastic car, in my opinion.
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    Re: Metalian Maxi or ???

    The Metalian is an exceptional trailer. Another option you can consider is a Desert Wolf trailer. The DW is an extremely rugged and well engineered stainless steel trailer which is built to last a...
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    Re: Kumho vs Wrangler vs General Grabber

    I would also opt for the Wranglers. I have them on my off-road trailer and no issues yet. Apparently also exceptional in sand.
  16. Re: Land Cruiser 200 towbar height issue (2009 model)

    Thanks all for the input.I decided to fit Mikem suspension (my suspension is due for an upgrade in any event after 250,000km). Fitting it on Monday and will see how it affects the towbar (when the...
  17. Land Cruiser 200 towbar height issue (2009 model)

    Hi Guys,I have a bit of an issue with my tow-bar height being very low (see the photos). I tow a Desert Wolf trailer and even when unloaded, the trailer's nose dives down towards the two-bar. When...
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    Re: Khwai Community Campsite

    Thanks PnW
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    Re: Khwai Community Campsite

    Ah ok great thanks!
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    Re: Khwai Community Campsite

    Hi David.Ah ice in Moremi is like gold - definitely good to know, thanks a lot!!This particular campsite is actually about 20/25km east from the SKL Khwai camp on the northern bank of the river.
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    Khwai Community Campsite

    Hi all.I just want to double check whether there is a toilet and/or shower at the Khwai Community Campsite. Their website says "bring your own toilet", but I have seen a few posts on the forum about...
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    Re: Okavango in midsummer??

    We did a 2 week trip in January this year. It was an amazing experience! Yes it will be hot at times, but not unbearable. For me, anytime is a good time to visit the Delta! :)
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    Re: Land Cruiser 200 Tire Size

    Thanks for the feedback!
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    Land Cruiser 200 Tire Size

    Hi guys

    My standard 285/65/R17's almost need replacing. I am contemplating whether or not to put on 285/70/R17 Mud-Terrains (Goodyear Wrangler or BFG Muds), but am worried that the front tires...
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    Re: Do you like the new Defender?

    I really love it. It might have lost some character compared to the previous Defender, but when merely comparing it to other vehicles currently in the market (in the R850k-R1.2m range) I think it...
  26. Re: Reliable overland Toyota for about R300k

    The FJ is an amazing car. Owned one for a few years and traveled extensively in South Africa, Botswana and Namibia. Had zero problems.

    I traded it in on a 200 a few months back, as I needed a bit...
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    Re: Porsche Cayenne for overlanding

    Here it is! Took delivery yesterday.522234
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    Re: Porsche Cayenne for overlanding

    R42k for the front air shocks, ouch! This makes Fox or King shocks look like bargains! In the end I decided to go for a 2009 Land Cruiser 200 VX (Diesel) with about 225,000km on the clock (FSH). The...
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    Re: Porsche Cayenne for overlanding

    That is a very good looking one!
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    Re: Porsche Cayenne for overlanding

    I agree that a good set of AT tires is a must.

    I've seen quite a number of high milers on overseas threads. It seems as though if you take care of them, they could last a long time.
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    Porsche Cayenne for overlanding

    Hi all

    I was wondering if anyone has first hand experience overlanding with a Porsche Cayenne?

    You can get quite a few second hand Diesels and S versions for a relatively reasonable price. It...
  32. Re: 2009-2012 Range Rover Vongue TDV8 reliability and maintenance costs

    Thanks guys!

    Will foxus specifically on the 4.4 version then.
  33. Re: 2009-2012 Range Rover Vongue TDV8 reliability and maintenance costs

    Thanks for the feedback George!

    Was wondering, can you fit a long range tank to help extend its range a bit?
  34. 2009-2012 Range Rover Vongue TDV8 reliability and maintenance costs

    Hi all

    I've seen quite a few out there with about 160,000km on the clock, going for below R300,000. I was wondering how the maintenance on these vehicles are. It seems as though you get a lot of...
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    Re: Amarok with Seikel's Dakar suspension

    Willem and Jono, I agree 100% with you. I have Bilstein shocks on my FJ and they perform really well. My question was merely out of general interest. Was wondering if someone had some first had...
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