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    Hypothetical spares .

    Hypothetically speaking....
    I am going to travel the wrong way round to Cairo with a.......
    2013, 1.3 , 100000 km well maintained zook.....all services done and never had a hastle. Did limited 4x4...
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    Re: How reliable is the Mahindra Scorpio S11?

    Keeping in mind that I serviced and looked after the vehicle rather well, cleaning the engine bay often and checking items for wear and tear … to prevent breakdowns in out of the way places ….

    I...
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    Re: Charging camera batteries in the bush.

    Small 300va inverter will do the Job fine , but you will find a 12v after market charger for your cameras . Broadcast lighting should have .
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    Re: How reliable is the Mahindra Scorpio S11?

    I had a 2010 model 2.5 TD 4x4 single cab.... I hunted zimbabwe (Matetsi) Mozambique , did many hunts in the E. CAPE. WENT TO Bots on a few trips, towed boats around, Serviced it regulary and...
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    Re: Older Wrangler reliability.

    Jelo, thanks for the helpfull advice .... Space is not so much of an issue , reliability is a major factor and obviously cost... SWB or LWB is not an issue at all, but so far I have learnt a lot ,...
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    Re: Older Wrangler reliability.

    OK...loads of info - seems that the wrangler is defniatly the way to go for my aplication ........I am not unique in my aplication, however most of the people with a similar need have a vehicle on...
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    Re: Older Wrangler reliability.

    Hi Jelo.......

    Petrol or Desil does not matter , (would like Deasil but petrol has its advantages )
    The two door wrangler has enough space , (will remover back seats and build in packing...
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    Older Wrangler reliability.

    Need some input and advice from the guys that know jeeps.
    I have a specific requirement ! I use and need a vehicle for filming and photography .

    The front windscreen must be able to drop...
  9. Re: Robbery at Manyane (Pilanesberg) - 1 robber killed

    Finn, to a point I agree with you and under normal circumstances the response you prescribe would be correct, however at what expense ..... Sure most of my belongings are insured but the time the...
  10. Re: Robbery at Manyane (Pilanesberg) - 1 robber killed

    Has anyone been to Manyane after the recent incident, or has anyone heard if the situation has improved..... I spoke to someone yesterday that was first on the scene after the shooting and who went...
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    Re: Canon D6 Full–frame OR Canon D7 DSLR mark 2

    Peter, if you read my post properly you will understand the post, fact of the matter is a full frame sensor will always beat a smaller sensor, in clarity and sharpness... Swinging a camera for any...
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    Re: Canon D6 Full–frame OR Canon D7 DSLR mark 2

    No matter how you look at it, a larger sensor will always and without exception be better than a smaller sensor. The decesion ultimatly should be , what do you intend to do with your pics. If you are...
  13. Canon 700D / 75-300 lens/Battery grip/two batteries.

    I have the following for sale !


    Canon 700D with 75-300 1:4-5.6 lens and Battery grip with two batteries.
    Condition - 8/10
    R8000.00.

    Reason for sale - upgraded to EOS R full frame .
    PM me...
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    Catalytic converter..?

    Catalytic converter ?
    I have a 2016 Foton Tunland 4x4 now with 130000 km on the clock, about a month back I noticed that it was a little heavier on fuel (from 9L/100km to 10.2L/100km) (measured...
  15. Re: Robbery at Manyane (Pilanesberg) - 1 robber killed

    These hunts are sold at international conventions , normally in conjunction with an international outfitter ..... At exorbitant US$ rates..... Many years back you could book hunts through the NW...
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    Hbannink, If it were not for the hunting in the park , the park would not exist ! ....the wild dogs were removed because they had worked out that it was easy to capture and kill game alongside the...
  17. Re: Robbery at Manyane (Pilanesberg) - 1 robber killed

    Golden Leopard Resorts (SOC) LTD Registration Number 1988/070093/30
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    Non-Executive Directors: Mr T Shai (Chairperson), Ms M...
  18. Re: Robbery at Manyane (Pilanesberg) - 1 robber killed

    Most of the parks in South Africa, specifically in the historic Transvaal have gone down the tubes, I am involved in many of them and can say that there is absolutely no commitment from management or...
  19. Re: Robbery at Manyane (Pilanesberg) - 1 robber killed

    Golden leopard resorts are/were fully aware of the issues at both Bagatla and Manyane, it is unlikely that anything will be done, in a post a few years back I was ridiculed by many for my complaints...
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    Re: Bulbs keep blowing - advice please

    I have experienced the same issue on my Foton, did all sorts of checks.....did not think about the heat possibility . Makes perfect sense .... And is a cheap solution to the problem.
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    SIGMA 50-500 (Cannon) for sale.

    I have a Sigma 50-500 (cannon) for sale R10000.00 still in perfect working order.
    Reason for selling - I have upgraded to a similar cannon lens for my 5D.
    (will throw in a 400D into the deal)...
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    Re: Lens Advice Please

    The most versatile lens in my bag is the Sigma 50/500, it allows reasonable panaramic pics as well as good zoom shots, without the need to change lenses on the fly...my passion is wild life but from...
  23. Thread: Pilansberg

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    Re: Pilansberg

    https://www.pilanesbergnationalpark.org
    https://www.pilanesbergnationalpark.org/accommodation/bakgatla-resort/


    Golden Leopard Resorts ...
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    Re: Bearing buddy ?

    Dirtshark, thanks a million for this …… the video explains it perfectly. I have done wheel bearings umpteen times ….. all I'm doing with this research is to ensure that I don't get un-necessary and...
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    Re: Bearing buddy ?

    Ja well no fine , I think I will be using a bearing buddy .... cant do any harm but it seems like it can save you a load of unpleasantness …..
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    Re: Bearing buddy ?

    I dont see how over packing would cause a bearing to fail, there is enough space for the grease to expand into , and perhaps blow the dust cover …. but grease does not expand that much, the air...
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    Re: Bearing buddy ?

    OK , Now I am confused …….
    Bearing Buddy
    or not to
    Bearing Buddy ,...

    That is the question, HENRIS , your theory does not hold water LOL…..:D (I needed to say that LOL) But if water can...
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    Bearing buddy ?

    I have almost compleated my boat trailer rebuild, one issue that trailers continually have is bearing failure, especially boat trailers , do the bearing buddy products work, does the grease actually...
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    Re: sorpio suv engine mounting

    MPD Spares
    42 Bosman street
    Pretoria
    012 7496800
  30. changing 15" to 17" or 16" tyres and rims.

    Recently purchased a deep sea boat, thinking of changing the rims/tyres to 16" or 17" with truck type tyres. It currently has 15" rims with BFG tyres that are rather "FAT" . Yes the BFG are perfect...
  31. Re: 4x4 Community FLASH Auction on a Indeflate Dual/2 Tyre Deflator/Inflator/Equalise

    R650
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    Re: Trout Invasive Specie

    What is an invasive species ?
    Years back I grew up in the Easter Cape, fishing and hunting was what I lived for in those days, Bass and Trout … some Yellow fish and from time to time eels …….. Over...
  33. Re: Looking for a Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM lens

    This lens (55-250) is "OK" for "happy snappy" mik and drik type shooting and will do fine on an entry level DSLR . try using it from 60-200 +- range and you will be happy with the quality of the...
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    SIGMA 50-500 (Cannon) for sale.

    I have a Sigma 50-500 non stabilised lens with cannon fitting for sale. The lens is in excellent condition. I have managed to acquire a Cannon 70-300 IS at a reasonable price. Only reason for...
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    Re: Cooling your tent

    I have a Hexabow from tentco , What I did was have a round hole cut at the top that is the same size as an "extractor" fan I bought from Communica in Midrand this is then bolted onto the inside of...
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