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  1. Thread: Jimny Bakkie

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    Re: Jimny Bakkie

    Is when you ride on the back and then only in winter!
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    Re: 30 Day Trip To Botswana

    Further comment on the route from Savuti to Ihaha. When I last travelled (towing a Companion) the route (as per Christa) along the river there were two feeder dry river crossings which had steep...
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    Re: 30 Day Trip To Botswana

    I agree with this, there are also spots with bad undulations.
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    Re: Gardena Roll Flat Hose 15 m in a Cassette

    Sorry I was referring to the one TimTDP attached to in his post.
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    Re: Gardena Roll Flat Hose 15 m in a Cassette

    Yes but only if pressure is high enough.
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    Re: 30 Day Trip To Botswana

    All the above advice is good. Spend as much time as you can at a site and don’t rush to try and see all.

    My comment on Chobe Safari Lodge is that although it has good facilities ie pub,...
  7. Thread: Snot plugs

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    Re: Snot plugs

    Hi Dries from your description it seems that the plug installed by the guy was not what we call a ďsnotĒ plug but rather a vulcanized plug. A snot plug is a sticky thin rope that one installs with...
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    Re: Accommodation between Mana and Livingstone

    Another good spot to camp/lodge is at Eagles Rest, Siavonga on the banks of Lake Kariba. Follow the above route from Chirundu onto the M15 but donít turn right on the D500/1 keep straight to Siavonga...
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    Re: Camp fridge,105ah battery and solar?

    I have two set-ups.


    A 240W 48V solid movable under roof rack solar panel for the Defender with two aux batteries 1X70Ah gel and 1X105 high cycle. This powers my 90l double door NL. The...
  10. Thread: Borders open?

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    Re: Borders open?

    Sorry what is the KITFT?
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    Re: Camp fridge,105ah battery and solar?

    True, but that wonít keep my ice cream and ice blocks frozen.Also prawns should be stored at lower temps. 😇
  12. Thread: Khumaga Camping

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    Re: Khumaga Camping

    I heard that if staying at the old Tiaanís one could access the park directly using a river crossing that was used by the lodge to take their guests on game drives. Park fees etc were to be collected...
  13. Thread: Ruaha

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    Re: Ruaha

    Thanx so much for this detailed feedback. We plan to go up north again soon. Iíll be in contact.

    Whichever way one executes a tour - slow as aging red wine or as fast as a glimpse still results in...
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    Re: Cape Town to Serengeti 2022

    What Tony says plus:

    Pick your season carefully. When do you plan to go.

    Get north as quickly as possible donít waste time in Zim it is too far south. That said do not rush it rather spend time...
  15. Thread: Ruaha

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    Re: Ruaha

    Hats off to you! What a delightful read, it takes me back to two similar trips we did back in 2013 and again in 2019 to those areas, albeit at a much slower pace than yours.

    Do you perhaps have...
  16. Thread: Fuel pump

    by TRON
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    Discovery 2: Re: Fuel pump

    See my earlier thread LR Indy in the West Rand.

    Yip a pump is an expensive item. Parts shop sell either the complete pump assembly unit or just the pump. In my case I just bought a new pump. A...
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    Re: Updated Service and repair guidelines

    Check the AA service centers.
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    Re: Snow spotting this weekend

    Hogsback should also be great! Maybe a bit far and you could be snowed in!
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    Re: Help with a small welding job - Florida area

    Job done, much thanx to Herman (Tiaan) on the forum. He helped me, all done some 2 hours after I first contacted him.

    This forum and most of itís members will go out of their way to help us needy...
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    Re: Best route to Mabua?

    Is the Mabua gate also called Matswere? I thought that was the northern gate to CKGR.

    In these Covid times we are forced to change many things. This we do gladly as long as we can travel to our...
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    Re: Help with a small welding job - Florida area

    Thanx so much that’s why I need it done properly and by the wayndon’t be so sensitive which I know you aren’t normally. ��
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    Re: Help with a small welding job - Florida area

    Trolling as usual? 😏

    This job is to strengthen the hitch so that doesnít happen.
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    Re: Help with a small welding job - Florida area

    You say dodgy I say necessary. 😎
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    Re: Help with a small welding job - Florida area

    Thanx Jelo that option is on my list. Just need to make sure that it is a proper job as it will be used on my tow-hitch.
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    Re: LR indy in the West Rand area

    It is a 2007 TD5, no diesel jel, not very dirty but some grit. It was the pump itself that caught the Covid!
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    Help with a small welding job - Florida area

    Can anyone help me, I need to have 2 steel gussets cut and welded onto a 50X50mm and about 5mm thick angle iron (which I have).
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    Re: LR indy in the West Rand area

    Ending up having the tank dropped at home and the pump replaced. Pump only housing was fine. She is back - purring like only a Landy can.

    A special thanx 👏 to you, Sam a great job!
  28. Thread: Khwai Community

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    Re: Khwai Community

    Congrats on your 100th post! :D

    Not sure that this makes sense. Flying in?, Central = Central Kalahari GR?
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    Re: Spontaneous trip to Turkana

    Just wondering - same girl? ;D
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    Re: Travelling from KTP to Moremi

    Is Kaa gate really closed?
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    Re: Developments at Matusadona National Park

    Thanx Mike and of course one must include a refreshment stop or two!
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    Re: Developments at Matusadona National Park

    Peter, you are referring to the good olídays. When you could get a ferry (something like 8 or more vehicles and passengers) from Milibizi or Kariba and if needed a detour via Matusadona. What is...
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    Re: LR indy in the West Rand area

    Thanx guys good advice here and on the net.

    One hassle with doing the hatch is that you need to cut the support members. But once done then it is relatively easy to change the pump whenever...
  34. Thread: Rooftop tents

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    Re: Rooftop tents

    I have one, please PM me with your email address.
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    LR indy in the West Rand area

    I have a humming sound from the fuel tank pump. Who do you recommend to repair this and some minor tuning work etc on a TD5 Defender?
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