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    Re: Altenative to RTT

    Watch the video towards the end. I put the places particulars there. Price, somewhere between R2k and R3k.
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    Re: Altenative to RTT

    YOU ARE THE MAN!!! It is your photo's that I took to the manufacturer so they could have an idea what I was talking about. I had seen many on US sites but your design came the closest. I shortened...
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    Re: Altenative to RTT

    Back seat, I will build a drawer system to raise the bed a bit. This will give me packing space and a wider bed
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    Altenative to RTT

    So a few years ago my wife broke her knee and that ended our RTT escapades as climbing down the ladder was now next to impossible, made even worse with a nature call being needed.
    I needed...
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    Re: What is this box?

    Isn't that the one the gremlin lives in. Good thing you took it out then. I can't find mine.;D;D;D
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    Re: Mahindra should I trust the Reliability?

    I believe that from your question you already have lost confidence in your vehicle. The problem is that at the price you are willing to pay you might get something that is not trustworthy either. I...
  7. Re: Are the EB license requirements killing the camping industry?

    I actually regret converting my Mil licence to EC1. It has meant higher insurance premiums at some of my previous insurance providers. (The one that has green and purple) (and one that was not really...
  8. Re: Are the EB license requirements killing the camping industry?

    I found bullbars make it even easier.

    I did my code 8 licence around 1983 0r 1984. Only drove cars without trailers until 1992 when my Father passed away. Myself, SWAMBO and two kids flew down to...
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    Re: Hi got a Chev Nomad can i do overland trips

    Yes you can. If an old Tannie can drive to Europe in a Tazz, you can too. Spares may be a bit difficult to get though.
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    Re: What Can A Scorpio Do?

    Here is my latest video. The DC LDV is a pretty comfortable vehicle going up and down the rough track. I am driving up to the lookout point on the Pitsi road at Mabalingwe.
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    Re: What Can A Scorpio Do?

    Wow. That jerk the vehicle gives would scare the bedinges out of me.

    I am opening the diff up this weekend as I need to replace the fluid anyway. I will take pics and post.

    Regarding the...
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    Re: What Can A Scorpio Do?

    Check out my video on youtube. Give a thumbs up (or down) please

    https://youtu.be/JqCHKqYZzoU

    This is me at Mabalingwe having fun on the mini track they have there. I only did this part on the...
  13. Re: Which Hilux D/C as holiday car, 3.04D4, 2.4SRX or 2.7

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/319475-Hilux-for-sale-2-4-Gd-6-SRX-Manual-4x4-2016-R-320-000.

    Just saying
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    Re: LED replacement headlights

    Anybody with astigmatism will agree with you on this one. Recovery time after white or blue tint lights is longer than yellow tint
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    Re: LED replacement headlights

    Simple answer. Don't bother. Your reflector is not setup for most of the LED headlight replacement bulbs available. This will lead to a flare effect from your headlight. Looks very bright from just...
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    Re: DisAster 07 JKU 3.8

    My Mahindra has some or other blockage on the dipstick and takes about 20 seconds or so to register the correct amount after returning the dipstick. This can be about 2.5 Liters of oil. Can you...
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    Re: Stealers - please stop the thievery!

    I saw the airfilter for my XT660 advertised at R1218 at a online shop in SA. It is about the size of a small lunch box. I will make my own
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    Re: Off grid insurance...

    If actors and models can insure their legs or lips then I am sure you can insure that.;D
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    Re: Alarm System Batteries

    Batteries do not work well connected directly in parallel and will happily discharge each other.
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    Re: Workshop manual needed for NEF motor

    pm sent
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    Re: Simonstown Naval Practice

    https://youtu.be/9iKsk3GKoLo

    We can drill if we need to. I don't need to so I don't.;D
  22. Re: New Zealand Review of Latest Mahindra Scorpio

    Thanks for the link. It was a good read. It might be time for me to do an upgrade soon.;D
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    Re: My cat ran away

    Mine doesn't have an ECU for the engine that would care. ;D;D;D;D
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    Re: My cat ran away

    You and me both will have problems if the government gets around to doing regular smog checks on vehicles. Took mine out shortly after buying as well.
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    Fortuner Re: 2010 fortuner 4.0 v6 4x4

    That is a brilliant vehicle you are getting but you cannot purchase that if you think fuel economy. 4L 4x4 Auto and fuel economy do not belong in the same post. Enjoy the vehicle for what it is. ;D;D
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    Re: No activity!

    You have google
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    Re: No activity!

    Somebody obviously has not been reading the sales stats. ROTFLMBO
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    Re: No activity!

    There is nothing to report. Just enjoying my vehicle.;D I am so busy nowadays that all i get to do on the forum is read a post here and there on weekends.
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    Re: Yamaha XT660R engine oil type?

    It is motorcycle oil. carries all the right specs. Time will tell if I made an expensive mistake or not.
  30. Re: Toto's 'Down in Africa' now playing over Namibia dune's in endless loop

    The first time that mp3 player runs out of power during the night it will be the end of the music. Never heard of one that switches itself on and starts playing music by itself if you recharged it....
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    Re: Yamaha XT660R engine oil type?

    Nope they are combined but it has a dry sump configuration with oil reserve in the frame
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    Re: Tent for overlanding

    [QUOTE=Pieter de Waal;4071839]

    3. The new rip stop materials sound wonderful but I have very little experience with it. My concerns are that it seems to wear easily, burn readily and I...
  33. Re: 1993 Defender veering to the left, sagging on left hand side

    We had a 16 seater Mazda/Ford at work that somebody helped themselves to both front shocks. No body noticed anything different until they drove they drove it.

    I would also suggests the OP have the...
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    Re: Yamaha XT660R engine oil type?

    Thanks for all the advice. I got Castrol Actevo 4T 10W40 part synthetic at the local Autozone for R90/L, (it is API SJ and JASO MA2 specification.)
    They had that and a full racing synthetic which I...
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    Re: Yamaha XT660R engine oil type?

    Thanks Sand. I am a payed member of xt660.com but as they are mostly UK based and brands differ I was hoping to get a SA version. Our temps and riding regimes are way different than UK requirements....
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