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    Re: Possible Offshore Gas Field - Namibia

    In 2009 a friend in Rosh Pinah told me he was going to invest in property in that area, anticipating the rush when development started...

    Let's hope....
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    Re: Etosha - never again

    Many years ago my employer was contracted to do a survey of the IT equipment at Etosha, this was when NWR was established.

    I accompanied a NWR employee to do the survey, he was a returnee from...
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    Re: Etosha - never again

    Staff at the gate of Hardap made our last visit unpleasant, each of the 3 days.
    We couldn't get accommodation there and had a boat, despite the additional hassle that brought, looking at the state...
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    Re: Suzuki Gypsy ???

    I've been told they've stopped production in India, but I'm not sure.
    Last time I checked the local dealership had a 2nd hand Gypsy, I believe very low miles and the plastic soft top has been...
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    Re: Khaudum - Disgrace and Poachers Paradise!

    ....Another place no longer on the bucket list :'(
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    Re: 2019 Jimny Sagging

    At best add 2000km transport to that price, at worst VAT for both countries.....and installation costs.

    So.......a N$400 000 Jimny without trying very hard :o
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    Re: 2019 Jimny Sagging

    So I'm the same size with a 15-20Kg spare tyre on my waist, working against transport cost and having to pay VAT twice.......what would that cost me?

    Disappointing, more & more I see a NP300 in my...
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    Re: 2019 Jimny Sagging

    There's an auto demo model available at the local dealer, and I've been thinking about it often.

    Considering my weight and how expensive the little thing is, this is a deal breaker....:mad:
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    Re: Fishrot corruption two ministers "Resign"

    Rosh Pinah has almost been tapped dry.......
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    Re: New Suzuki Gypsy

    1300 fuel motor from an older Jimny
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    Re: New Suzuki Gypsy

    The newest news is sadly manufacture has stopped in India.......Gypsy is EOL
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    Re: NEW 2018 Suzuki Jimny

    I heard the Gypsy has been discontinued in India, so I'm a bit worried and considering a demo model auto that might just still be available.....
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    Re: Hentiesbaai Omaruru Rivier Brug gesloop

    Ja Johan......verstaan dis nie die doel nie, wil net my hare uitpluk oor die dom besluite.....

    Niks persoonliks nie, die eienaar van Teufelsbach lag oor sy magtige plaas ingang.......hoekom nie...
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    Re: Hentiesbaai Omaruru Rivier Brug gesloop

    Julle kan al begin wonder wie neem die besluite lank voor daai brug........jy is skaars uit Windhoek oppad Okahandja dan begin die vrae....

    Ek het verkeerdelik aangeneem "fly-over" brue sal oplyn...
  15. Re: Anyone been stopped at a speed trap near Gobabis?

    Late during the previous century I was on my way to PE from JHB, it was a Thursday morning, I had a terrible babalas and it was my first time in the Freestate.

    The highway was deserted and I got a...
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    Re: Retro style Jimny by Outclass

    1.95m 135kg on a good day and I fit, easier to get in to than a new Hilux early morning when my back is a bit stiff.....
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    Re: NEW 2018 Suzuki Jimny

    Attended an event hosted by the local dealer last weekend, went through the little 4x4 track riding shotgun in my friend's manual new Jimny, then in my Gypsy.

    Also had the opportunity to take a...
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    Re: Pre-2019 Jimny radiator dimensions

    A google search gives detailed but conflicting diagrams with measurements, would really appreciate if somebody can stick a tape measure in the engine compartment and give me the height and width.
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    Re: Etosha Roads cause havoc

    Your repairs alone were more than any holiday I've every been on, sorry to hear.

    The roads are being graded thanks to the efforts of a private individual and donations.

    In a fair world GRN owes...
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    Pre-2019 Jimny radiator dimensions

    I need to modify a Jimny's radiator into my Gypsy and I'm looking for the physical dimensions to start planning.

    Plenty of hits on google but they don't agree, I would appreciate some rough...
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    Re: Suzuki Jimny Van Zyls pass

    A friend was there in May and two guys from some tv show went through in a Jimny "easier than the rest".....
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    Re: Suzuki Gypsy G13BB cooling issues

    Replaced the thermostat myself, even my short trip to work is enough to get the "juices" flowing.

    I will need to replace the radiator as soon as there's $$, the best option is modifying the Gypsy...
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    Suzuki Gypsy G13BB cooling issues

    I've been having issues for some time now, I'd get a funny smell from the engine bay and when checking the coolant reservoir would be low or empty....

    Including the last service Suzuki Windhoek...
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    Re: voortrekker....rip

    I'm upset enough about the murder of this poor animal and the general state of MY country to set .......stuff....on fire and get physical with "people", like hanging those responsible from lampposts,...
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    Re: voortrekker....rip

    When you pay for the results you want it's not science.



    True enough I don't speak from experience, but FUNNY enough I was in a bakkie yesterday fresh back from the Ugab, and heading back next...
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    Re: voortrekker....rip

    That's the opinion of decent people that live and work in that area.

    Name dropping, I've met some of those names and it seemed to me they where just busy making a very nice living like your...
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    Re: voortrekker....rip

    Why would you need to keep their numbers in check?????

    The reported numbers are a lie anyway, these animals are worth a lot in tourist dollars, and you want to kill them for the sake of a few...
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    Re: Suzuki Gypsy ???

    Probably on our way to us in NAM.

    There's a very nice game viewer conversion standing at Suzuki Windhoek and you see more of them every day.

    I've got a nagging coolant issue but otherwise...
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    Re: voortrekker....rip

    I keep seeing "greed", for 120K it's not greed, it's utter stupidity.
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    Re: Suzuki Jimny radio upgrade

    Man, i DO NOT miss those JJJ-days installing sound 10% the value of the car ;D
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    Re: Ball joints & parking garages

    Arriving in the mornings I like to crawl up on idle.......does that count? >:D
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    Re: Ball joints & parking garages

    Thanks.....no reason for my concern, just checking for future reference.



    Thanks, second hand knowledge on my part, repairs cost a friend several thousand, previous shape Hilux, and the...
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    Re: Ball joints & parking garages

    Swivel hub...that's the one.

    I know power steering setups don't like constant and repeated full lock turns.

    No prior experience with these so no sure what normal wear and gunk build-up looks...
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    Ball joints & parking garages

    If I time the turn perfectly and go full lock quick I can get around the corners in out parking garage without doing a 3-point turn around each corner.

    Does this have any negative effect on the...
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    Re: New Jimny as long hauler?

    On that road the question is what gives you the highest sitting position, best view, (I suspect) shortest stopping distance....and then fuel consumption.

    You'll mostly be doing 80 in Bots (right?)...
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