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    Re: Trail Liability?

    THIS!!!!!!

    No indemnity or disclaimer can protect someone if it is pure negligence. I would seriously consider taking legal action.
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    Re: Ranger (T6) Codenames

    cant help with the code names, but I have an August 2016 registered Ranger and from what I am told, it was one of the last 'T6's before the facelift (informally the 'T7') came to dealer floors.
  3. Re: Wood in Hartbeespoort - Don't Buy Next to the Road

    Would never support them.

    Properly useless to cook with (besides the fact that it's illegal), you much better off using a reputable company for lekker quality. And for cheap 'bonfire' wood...
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    Re: Using a smartwatch for 4x4 nav

    Can't say I've ever used it for 4x4 trails, but on my Garmin Fenix I've loaded hiking/trail running routes and it gives a beep and a buzz on the watch just before you need to change direction and...
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    Re: Tesla Model S Plaid_Owners Review

    I don't mind the idea of electric vehicles at all.

    My only concern is range? from a travelling/tourist perspective I find range would be a killer to the deal (i.e. it wont keep up with those that...
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    Re: Posting photos of rhino

    Oh but you will be surprised, they do exactly that!

    For most of the people who don't know or are amateur photographers, when you upload a picture you are also uploading the data of that pic as...
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    Re: Alert : Clarens/Fouriesburg road!!

    That road is really poor.

    Actually upsetting as it deters me from doing any weekends away in that area because I know I have to drive them.
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    Re: Has Toyota lost their marbles!??

    The sooner this happens, the better. But you will hear them cry foul for a while afterwards.
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    Re: Daihatsu Terios 2007 - SARS Query

    If it was financed, could you not contact the bank and see if they still have record of the deal?

    Or perhaps the dealership where you bought it ?
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    Re: Utility rings to fit in back of Jimny

    Go to a hardware store.

    Its an M8 head if I am not mistaken
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    Re: Accommodation for 2 Clarens - town

    The convention rooms are pretty much hidden away in Protea Hotels.

    The bar, lobby etc is all you will really experience.

    Just be mindful of the what you need the accommodation to do for you....
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    Route from JHB to Clarens

    Hi All,

    Could someone who knows this route quite well advise me as to which is best? I will be travelling from the East Rand (Benoni) to Clarens next week Thursday for the long weekend.

    I know...
  13. Re: Value of Raider Roll Bar and Tonneau Cover?

    Give Ground Zero Canopies a look. I personally don't have a canopy, but value for money I think they are unbeatable, and various discussion threads here on the forum all have good experiences with...
  14. Re: Technical skill required to become an overlander?

    I think this covers my thoughts. I avoid anything dangerous elements with overlanding. For me, fun isn't covering a death defying rock garden that requires 6 hours to do 1km, but a boring sand road...
  15. Re: Technical skill required to become an overlander?

    I think I can post here because it is in the same realm, whereby I fully agree that regular inspection and know how is important when overlanding.

    Now, I unfortunately grew up in a very 'white...
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    please do me a favour and let me know how it goes? What can one expect etc?

    Will probably look at doing my booking next week.
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    All of these comments have made me proper lus for a good camping weekend. My birthday is coming up on the 18th of October so maybe make a weekend of it?

    I am very new to camping, only camped once,...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Ranger 2.2 XLS 4x4 Manual issues

    I see, thank you.

    From the link above, I only have the first symptom, and it only happens very intermittently with the clutch in, so it does point to that. Just need to find a good indie for my...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Ranger 2.2 XLS 4x4 Manual issues

    Thanks Jelo.

    Do you mean to say its a known issue for these Ford Rangers? Or just a generic issue amongst cars in general (given the symptoms)
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Ranger 2.2 XLS 4x4 Manual issues

    Thanks for info so far, I have a friend whose got an OBD reader so I will see what codes its bringing up for issue #2.

    For issue #1, I did a bit of research and it points to the IAC (Idle Air...
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    Ford & Mazda Ranger 2.2 XLS 4x4 Manual issues

    Hi All,

    I am looking for assistance please regarding my Ranger. It is a 2016 (pre-facelift/T6) 2.2 XLS 4x4 Manual with just under 100K on the clock. I am looking for any answers from people who...
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    Re: Private Campsites - an business opportunity?

    Snip.

    The advertised rate is the rate Campfly publishes on the main page of the search results along with your lead photograph.
    Trick: Make your base rate LOW, about 20% off your actual rate....
  23. Re: Scuff plates, wind deflectors and bonnet guard.

    you can probably do it cheaper yourself via an accessories shop, and the positive is that it doesn't add interest on your finance. Plus, the accessories shop normally has a few different options...
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    Re: Repurposing The Dome

    In my opinion, regarding the 'loss to the entertainment' industry? I cannot remember the last time anything worthwhile was even done at the dome? And I'm even talking about pre-covid restrictions.
  25. Thread: New BT-50

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    Re: New BT-50

    If I can ask, while we are still on the subject, and I really don't want to derail the thread, but how come in SA we are still charged a massive premium for the Auto model vs the Manual in exact same...
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    Re: Shower Bucket Thievery

    A quick question in relation to the OP.

    I have never camped CKGR and it is on my list (perhaps less now because of the stories) but this type of theft to me doesn't seem like it would be somebody...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Welding a door under rear driver seat

    If its just to store valuable during a service or valet, I am pretty sure it is more than adequate, I doubt they will prying it open with a crowbar in full view of people.

    If you need something...
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    Re: Why is the new Triton not more popular?

    I'm very sorry if this is OT, but I have often wondered if one could make a lot of money being a car salesman KNOWING all of these frustrations and literally doing the opposite of what has been...
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    Re: Trail and Braai

    Thanks for the advice everyone.

    I suppose I overestimated some of the tracks.

    If I am to go as a single vehicle (with others in the car with me) any specific advice?
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    Re: Trail and Braai

    already mentioned in that thread that I will make a plan to join the next one! Thanks for the recommendation.
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    Re: Trail and Braai

    Thanks for the replies thus far all.

    To give some context as to why not the traditional 4x4 places, I will be doing all of theses as a single vehicle (friends and family do not own 4x4's and the...
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    Trail and Braai

    Hi All.

    I am looking for a 4x4 track that isn't an actual 4x4 'play pen' (i.e de wildt, john rock etc) but not as boring as a just a plain dirt road (so I am guessing a grade 2ish trail?). It also...
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    Re: Warranty extension

    Works out to about R445pm. IMO, well worth the piece of mind for 2 years.

    Very difficult to look at these situations without try to see with hindsight or foresight (i.e. comparing cost of warranty...
  34. Re: Winter Brekkie Trip!!! Camping and gravel travel weekend. - 11 to 13 June

    Thanks for that. I appreciate it. I will make an effort for the next one.
  35. Re: Winter Brekkie Trip!!! Camping and gravel travel weekend. - 11 to 13 June

    Hi All,

    Perhaps a stupid question, BUT, I don't want to seem out of place or come out of left field. I am 29 years old and unfortunately the only person in my family and friends that does...
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