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    Re: N. Cape flower season

    Paul
    When was this photo (Namaqua) taken?
  2. Re: Which Hilux D/C as holiday car, 3.04D4, 2.4SRX or 2.7

    +1 for the 2.4 SRX
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    Defender Re: HELP! Defender Puma Issue

    Yes
  4. Thread: Cederberg campimg

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    Re: Cederberg campimg

    Frans, I would push Dwarsrivier a bit and get them to open Kliphuis to you. I did that last year when I felt like some peace and quiet (Sanddrif can get busy and a bit noisy at times).
    We have...
  5. Thread: Hello everyone

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    Re: Hello everyone

    If it will be Namibia specific .............. Namibia section. If not : the Pub
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    Re: Wideband Reciever needed - URGENT

    Contact Sam's Radio Accessories in Jhb (and this is not my business !!)
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    Re: N. Cape flower season

    When did rain last fall in the Goegap / Springbok area?
    We'll be in Goegap in early September and hoping for some flowers.
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    Re: Kheis river lodge + camping

    Total silence on this one??? (http://www.kheisriverside.co.za/), so can only assume it is either not a great spot or not popular.
    Any alternate suggestions for a one nighter in this area?...
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    Kheis riverside lodge + camping

    Has anyone camped here recently? If so, I'd appreciate your comments / views please.
    We are looking for a one night stop in this area. We will be traveling with our Metalian Mini TTT
  10. MediaRelease: Re: Jhb to kgalagadi N12 via Kuruman or as an option, via Kimberley ?

    Unless my maps are out of date but it looks like the N8's most western point is Kimberley.
    Shortest route from Kimberley to Upington is via the R64 through Griekwastad to Groblershoop where you meet...
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    Re: Baviaans camping towing

    Has anyone camped at Duiwekloof? Is the campsite offroad trailer "friendly"?
  12. Re: Springbok Camping - Security and Recommendations

    If you are happy to camp without electricity, try Goegab Nature Reserve a few km to the E of Springbok
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    Re: Franschoek ripp off

    I don't think it is fair to generalise a town as a rip off after one poor experience. This applies to many other things as well.
    There are a some world rated restaurants in Franschhoek. Do your...
  14. Thread: Geelkrans camping

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    Re: Geelkrans camping

    I'm not the party type8) ............. had to find a spot at the E side of Baviaans as it is a long weekend and Addo camp just does not grab me at all.
    After Geelkrans, it will be 10 days in...
  15. Thread: Geelkrans camping

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    Geelkrans camping

    Has anyone camped at Geelkrans - eastern end of Baviaanskloof near Andrieskraal?
    Comments and views would be appreciated.
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    Re: Metalian Basic Prototype trailer

    To all the followers of this thread that are only thinking of buying a Metalian, be it the new Genie or an existing model, stop thinking and buy one now! They are amazing trailers and the service you...
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    Lowepro camera rucksac

    Just a heads-up for anyone interested : I am now posting a LOWEPRO rucksack designed to carry a camera body, lenses, tripod etc.
    The advert will appear in the OTHER ITEMS section in the classifieds
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    Re: Stof in kajuit 2019 2.8 DG6 4X4

    The dust kit from Toyota works well, just install it correctly, especially the sticky, mouldable foam squares for the top corners of the loadbin. Make sure these are sealed well.
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    Re: running cable in an aluminium canopy

    I wiped the aluminium area where I wanted to use double sided tape with lacquer thinners. This was more than a year ago and Lasus squares are still in place.
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    Re: Bucket list tour help.

    The format is 100%

    Besides the rush you are in (and I understand your time constraints), your route looks doable.
    Just a great pity you are unable to spend more time in the area.

    Drive safely...
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    Sticky: Re: Namibia Road Updates

    Not knowing "how pushed for time you are" but assuming you need to get to Windhoek / Erindi asap, I'd suggest via Rehoboth (C24 & B1).
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    Re: Tracks 4 Africa update

    Email Melanie. If she cannot help, she'll pass it on to someone who can.

    Melanie Gonzalves <[email protected]>
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    Re: Hilux Extended Cab

    I was in a similar situation some years ago.
    For the kids comfort (and wanting them to be happy and safe while spending hours travelling) I chose the double cab. I do not regret the decision.
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    Re: Hilux 2.4GD6 Manual vs Automatic

    I've had the 2.4 4x4 DC auto for just on a year and am really happy with it ............ town driving, open road and towing a Metalian Mini. This is my first auto, so I'm unable to pass any comment...
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    Cover for a d/c gd6

    Can anyone recommend a good brand of cover (and I'm not talking insurance!)?
    I am parked under trees most of the time and want to protect the vehicle from bird droppings as well as leaves and seeds...
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    Re: LandRover workshop in or around Muizenberg

    Twin Landy just behind Builders in Retreat.
    Speak with either Paul or Philip.
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    Re: Solo Richtersveld trip - good or bad idea?

    https://photos.google.com/share/AF1QipOttJ0I3-sL9i7U39a6bQwLMeTuNPjUXloF_rK8Hjas_EFF5ZRjVMjru7qZFfuofA?key=ZDItX005Sl9pclhobjdqX3hXbC04bFNPN0pOam9R

    Just go and enjoy yourself. These pics were...
  28. Re: Defender Puma 90 - Leak of unidentified liquid into footwell

    Did you perhaps try and stop the squeaking clutch pedal by oiling the spring??
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    Re: Intelligent battery charger

    Contact Family Dog (forum member) for Benton chargers. Highly recommended
  30. Re: Camper Trailer of the Year 2018 in Australia: Metalian Maxi

    Well done Heinz and to the team at Metalian.
    My son (Ingetrap on the forum) has also just acquired a mini (second hand) that is almost identical to mine in all aspects.
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    Defender Re: Why a Defender and not a LC70

    Popcorn and coke on standby:cool::p
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    Re: Cederberg camp kliphuis, sanddrif

    There are no log cabins at Kliphuis ( owned and run by Cederberg wines). It is a camp area specifically for Senior Scouts, but if there are no scout groups using it and Sanddrif is full, it is opened...
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    Re: Converting a trailer to a braked trailer

    Agree that Burquip is an excellent option. I have dealt with them; they are helpful and offer excellent service.
    It will be an expensive exercise.

    Your closest branch is in the Kuilsriver /...
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    Re: Help 5w 40 Full Synthetic in a 3.8

    In plain terms, the 5w is the viscosity at 0 deg F (-18 C ) (w does not stand for weight but stands for winter grade) and the 40 is the viscosity at 212 deg F (100C).

    The greater the difference in...
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    Re: Hilux towbar recall

    Quick report back : really first class friendly and efficient service from Halfway Toyota Ottery - from making the reservation to booking in and driving away - The inspection found nothing wrong and...
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