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    Re: Namibia December 2021 Trip

    So you want to do between 3 and 5 hours driving (average) per day? That leaves you no time to see the sites at any destination or on the way there.

    personally, I wouldn't
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    Re: Amarok V6 questions

    Hoeveel kilos?
  3. Thread: New Defender in V8

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    Re: New Defender in V8

    There is already a James Bond (007) edition driving around in Windhoek - pitch black with the 007 branding. V8
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    Re: (1st Time) Namibia 18 Day Trip: November 2021

    Zoneout, which app are you referring to and how does it work when your phone is 'out of service area'?
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    Re: Anyone tried repairing NL fridge controller?

    Also kept mine. Still need to give it to a friend who is an electrical engineer. Hopefully it can be fixed
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    Re: How to protect your trailer from stone damage?

    Ja I still need to order some one!!! Drop me a mail Pete please. Let me know what you need in terms of measurements!!!
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    Re: How to protect your trailer from stone damage?

    630210
    I use this
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    Re: 200 VX Cruiser Power steering pump

    Oom Anton,

    Mine was the same - no fluid leaking, just started to get noisy. My gasket and seal kit came in at N$ 1557. So N$ 700 is cheap!!!
  9. Re: The official Breakfast at Moegatle Trip (Part of the Gauteng breakfast schedule)

    Just for a brief moment, then clarity sinks in!!!

    We must just arrange our own>:D. I'll have a chat with Wally and see if we cannot organise our own river trip....maybe that first long weekend in...
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    Re: Estee's Botched, not Bought Thread

    So did this work? Or are you not there yet;D

    In my experience, you cannot use the vehicle plug to charge 2nd battery and run a fridge. Either one on its own, yes, but the moment you add a fridge...
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    Re: 200 VX Cruiser Power steering pump

    Seems to be a common Toy problem - I just had my 105 steering pump rebuilt at Safari Engineering. Cost +- 3k labour included. Maybe give them a call?
  12. Thread: New guy (WC)

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    Re: New guy (WC)

    Welcome Gabe,

    Is that a V8 or the 4.2 tdi? Nice ride in any case. When you are up here again, be sure to let us know!
  13. Thread: New Guy - 76 SW

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    Re: New Guy - 76 SW

    Really depends on where you are servicing.

    My 105 costs me between 10k and 15k per year
  14. Re: Which is the most easily available 265/65R17 tyre in Southern Africa?

    Adding my NamCents worth - take Generals off your list - not widely available and we continue to have stock problems on the Grabbers
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    Re: Most fuel efficient 4x4 capable of dune trips

    Jup - I did say significant mods;D

    But the tyres are 37x12.5R18
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    Re: Most fuel efficient 4x4 capable of dune trips

    yes. But not sure if you can fit decent rubber without some significant mods on the suspension? The disk rotars on the 500 is massive so don't think you can go lower than 19" rims.

    Like so.........
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    Re: Most fuel efficient 4x4 capable of dune trips

    Oom Christo, this is exactly what I was referring too. While the Touareg is massive in sand, there is just no way I will take it on a real dune trip - the risk of damage is just too great. Now if I...
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    Re: 105...sshhh...nobody knows

    Hi Oom Grips. Kort antwoord- ja

    Dit was my eerste trip met die 105 in die duine. Die laaste keer wat ek in die duine “gespeel” het was met my 2l Amarok

    Die was so bietjie erger en meer tegnies...
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    Re: Amarok V6 questions

    Any specific reason you want to go OME? The Seikel is very very good
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    Re: What food can be taken into Namibia

    No restrictions if for personal use
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    Re: Land Cruiser 300 - 3.3L V6 diesel

    So...who won???

    >:D>:D
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    Re: Most fuel efficient 4x4 capable of dune trips

    And really PLAY refers to proper dunes, not the ones you go and play on at Langstrand.

    I've done both. But until you hit your front replacement bullbar in the sand at the bottom of a 200m...
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    Re: Most fuel efficient 4x4 capable of dune trips

    Will you take yours on a Luderitz - Walvis dune trip?
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    Re: Most fuel efficient 4x4 capable of dune trips

    Should I draw you a sketch?
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    Re: Most fuel efficient 4x4 capable of dune trips

    He 'played' on the Langstrand dunes. I will happily tackle those with my Touareg
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    Re: Most fuel efficient 4x4 capable of dune trips

    I agree. Which is why I am trying to understand the requirements of the OP.

    It is only playing in the dunes, then any DC/SUV will do, some a little better than others.

    If it is doing dune...
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    Re: Most fuel efficient 4x4 capable of dune trips

    Yes, that is my point. That video was akin to sand driving, which the Touareg is very very good at.
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    Re: Most fuel efficient 4x4 capable of dune trips

    Karol, I have a Touareg. I will not take it where I play with the Cruiser. It will stay there. End of discussion
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    Re: Most fuel efficient 4x4 capable of dune trips

    I put it to this forum, none (yes none) of the current (newer) 4x4's will be able to really PLAY in the dunes without significant modifications, starting off with a replacement front bumper.

    Ok,...
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    Re: Most fuel efficient 4x4 capable of dune trips

    Touareg will not 'make' it in the dunes. Not if you really want to play. Jou will end up with significant damage. Same on the Paj.
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    Re: Most fuel efficient 4x4 capable of dune trips

    For 300k, you are looking at high mileage turbo diesel vehicles if you want to increase efficiency. factor in maintenance cost on these and you will quickly realise, if your intended purpose is...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Talk me out of buying a ford ranger raptor

    I would venture to say that the off-road mode in the Amarok will be very close to the Baja system of the Raptor. It really works wonders on gravel.

    Suspension - you cannot 'upgrade' the Amarok...
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    Re: What Vehicle do I consider

    Congrats!!! Beautiful vehicle. Wish you many miles of smiles!!
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Talk me out of buying a ford ranger raptor

    I must have absolutely no financial sense>:D
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    Re: Amarok V6 questions

    Maak net seker. Hulle sit dit gewoonlik op as daar n OTP is. Maar dit bly first come first serve
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