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    Re: Would you help someone in distress? My story….

    Good day fellow travellers.
    If I may, this is our story. I have blocked out my wife's practice details, as I feared it being considered advertising by the mods. This is her quarterly newsletter to...
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    Re: TDV6 Crank Failures

    Agreed +1000. The reason I sold my LC76 4.2 with that made of glass piece of [email protected]%t R151 gearbox. After reading so many horror stories, I just couldn't take it any longer. Was always afraid to use that...
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    Re: Do you like the new Defender?

    Agree 100%
    I like it a lot though
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    Re: My New (used) GV 2.4

    Update.
    Went and bought the same make tyre and did full balance and alignment. Vibration gone!
    My SIL had replaced just 3 tyres in Dec'18 and left one of a different make and wear.
    Thank you...
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    Re: My New (used) GV 2.4

    Jeez....thanks so much gents. Did not know about the "no lubing" of the GV prop shafts.
    The "all wheel" drive point especially makes sense, as my back right tyre is of a different make,thread...
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    Re: My New (used) GV 2.4

    Thank you Rebel.
    Good point. I will do so
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    My New (used) GV 2.4

    Hello gents.
    My SIL "upgraded" to the new Vitara, and I decided to take her unmolested 2009 GV 2.4, with 145,000km off her hands for R85k, which I think was a good deal, after getting the all clear...
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    Re: Giriyondo border post to XaiXai

    Hi Spyker
    Travelled this road in Dec'18. Giriyondo to Massingir was the usual gravel/corrugations, not too serious. Massingir to Chokwe was also fine with the occasional pothole.
    However...Chokwe...
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    Re: Camping near Tsabong

    Stayed at Camelpark in June 2017 en route to Mabua. Found it pleasant/quiet for an overnight stay, even though its close to the main road.
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    Re: Camping near Tsabong

    Stayed at Camelpark in June 2017 en route to Mabua. Found it pleasant/quiet for an overnight stay, even though its close to the main road.
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    Fortuner Re: PowerBrake worth it?

    Agreed. Fitted their front disks/rotors and pads to my Prado and have never looked back. Next year I'll do the rear.
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    Re: NDM travel agency

    I have just had the same experience. Thanks to all at NDM
  13. Thread: Prado 120 mods

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    Re: Prado 120 mods

    Excellent Karl. Agree with you, it's an awesome machine that 120 of yours!!
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    Re: Borakalalo has become shameful

    Hi all
    Any members or their friends been to Pitjane camp in Boras recently? Any feedback regarding the fishing and especially safety will be appreciated. Thinking of spending a weekend in July...
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    Re: Tara Flory - Botswana Footprints

    +1000
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    Re: Is Mana worth it?

    Without a shadow of a doubt. Mana Pools is very special. In fact, even with its problems, Zim is a beautiful country! (Hwange/Matusadona/Kariba WOW)
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    Awesome trip report. Thanks so much for sharing!!

    Awesome trip report. Thanks so much for sharing!!
  18. Thread: Mabuasehube

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    Beautiful Merrick! Precious animal

    Beautiful Merrick!
    Precious animal
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    2010 with 85000km no issues to date, just slight...

    2010 with 85000km
    no issues to date, just slight wobble @ 80km/h. Hardly noticable
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    Great stuff Louis. Thanks for sharing!

    Great stuff Louis. Thanks for sharing!
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    +1

    +1
  22. Thread: Mabua Memories

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    Dear Trapsuutjie. I sincerely hope you don't...

    Dear Trapsuutjie.
    I sincerely hope you don't mind me hijacking your thread and sharing some of my memories from Aug this year (not as good quality as yours!). Don't know why it took me so long to...
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    DixonO, what you pay on fuel you'll save on maint...

    DixonO, what you pay on fuel you'll save on maint /repair costs. They don't break! If you going to use it as a holiday/overland (not in daily use) get it. You won't be sorry! My 2c
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    Thank you Mike. That is indeed awesome news. I...

    Thank you Mike. That is indeed awesome news. I hope the peace lasts!!!
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    +100

    +100
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    Congrats. You have bought one of the best!

    Congrats. You have bought one of the best!
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    Thank you gents!!

    Thank you gents!!
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    1999 KB 320 V6 Fuel Tank 4x4

    Hi all,
    Anyone know where I can source a fuel tank for an Isuzu KB320 V6, 1999 model? GM say there are none in the country and cannot get any from Japan as they no longer stock same. >:( Mine...
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    Hey Petri No. 4. BUT, and I know its not on...

    Hey Petri
    No. 4.
    BUT, and I know its not on the list, the Y61 Patrol 4.8 GL (manual). In my opinion the most overbuilt piece of metal on the planet. 300000km that 4.8 should be purring nicely....
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    Leaving Letaba to Honeypot (via Giriyondo) on the...

    Leaving Letaba to Honeypot (via Giriyondo) on the morning of the 25th Dec with 7 other vehicles.
    Cheers
    Mario
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    I'm afraid it's true. Received a detailed email...

    I'm afraid it's true. Received a detailed email with the reasons why and that my deposit would be refunded, which they duly did. Very sad indeed:( Good products.
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    Welcome Ross. They are fantastic little cars!...

    Welcome Ross.
    They are fantastic little cars! Went with mine to Bass Lake last weekend on its first "proper" offroad trail and was blown away by its capabilities. Now Suzuki, can we have a four...
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    If space is not that big an issue, buy it. You...

    If space is not that big an issue, buy it. You will NOT be sorry. I'm not! Bulletproof little machines I tell you;D
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    Hi. Just to advise that we did it at the Exim...

    Hi. Just to advise that we did it at the Exim Bank in Karatu last month and had no issues.
    Good luck.
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    Thank you Elize

    Thank you Elize
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