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    Re: Overland vehicle prep... What would you do?

    Also (accessories, not mods) I have a tyre pressure monitors and "engine-guard" engine and gearbox heat sensors.

    Tyres are so safety critical and also the most important part of a vehicle. Then...
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    Re: Overland vehicle prep... What would you do?

    Good, important question.

    I have 30 years (I started young 😁) over landing in various vehicles.

    Some wheels were my own and many via writing for www.leisurewheels.com

    So first principle is...
  3. Re: Intra Provincial travel NOW ALLOWED for holidays and Camping

    Note that INTRA Provincial means travel within your own province. INTER Provincial or travel between provinces still verboten.

    Mike Mozguide.
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    Re: When are campsites opening?

    Leisure Travel within your own province is open. No crossing Provincial boundaries permitted yet.
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    Re: Anybody got experience with this TPMS?

    Had the tyrepulse 512 internal in vehicle and trailer for 2 years and very happy.Just a tip, I had the sensors fitted in the rims at Tiger Wheel and tyre and process of linking each sensor to the...
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    Re: Trying to find a dashboard rattle.

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    Re: Trying to find a dashboard rattle.

    Greetings

    Not the same vehicle, but my Prado 150 had a rattle that I thought was coming from the dash. Fortunately my son suggested that I look in the engine bay side of the dash / firewall. A...
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    Re: Glue to stick rubber to canopy door

    Yes the trick is definitely to clean both surfaces very carefully and make sure no residue of meths is left before applying a thin layer of silicone or contact adhesive. Another excellent option is...
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    Re: Glue to stick rubber to canopy door

    Greetings

    I have been gluing stuff for decades. Contact adhesive will initially work, but fairly soon the rubber will be loose again.

    Clean the door edge and rubber very thoroughly with meths...
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    Re: How old is your mobile fridge?

    Inherited an Edesa gas/12V/220V from my late father 20 years ago.

    He had used for keeping fishing bait on coastal holidays for 20 years already.

    Still works keeping essentials cold in my...
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    Re: Spot Gen 3 Messenger

    Note that a subscription / service plan is required to use Spot Gen 3. https://www.findmespot.com/en-us/products-services/service-plans#spot-gen3-plans

    Mike

    Mozguide
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    Re: Thump on stopping and pulling of.

    Could also be related to the auto-box.

    Mike
    Mozguide
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    Re: Looking for fold up solar panels for camping

    Dave, nice simple panel stand, but you need to make a plan as a gust of wind will collapse this setup very easily.

    Mike
    Mozguide
  14. Re: first confirmed corona cases, travel ban in effect.

    Agree with the above.

    Uncertain times and unknown territory.

    A good time to be at home.

    Mike

    Mozguide.
  15. Re: first confirmed corona cases, travel ban in effect.

    Quote: "
    The Namibian Government is suspending inbound and outbound travel to and from Qatar,
    Ethiopia and Germany with immediate effect for a period of 30 days."

    So, for now, not relevant...
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    Re: Advice on Kruger to Zim

    Hi Gordon

    As it the wet season (December to April) and this route involves drift crossings of one, or maybe two rivers - the Limpopo and the Nuanetsi (if you can cross the Limpopo at Pafuri) -...
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    Re: Gonarezhou to Zinave

    Thanks

    Appreciated

    Mike
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    Re: Gonarezhou to Zinave

    RPiet I would highly appreciate it you could also PM me the contact. Planning a trip for September.

    Mike
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    Re: Gonarezhou to Zinave

    Hi Riaan

    Zinave certainly has more game as there has been a huge reintroduction of many species over the past five years. Problem is that Zinave is quite a long (time) detour and will add at...
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    Re: Gonarezhou to Zinave

    The closest borders to Chipinda are Sango /Chicualacuala and Mt Selinda /Espungabera. Go via Sango - Mapai - Machaila then on the road towards Massangena there is the Western entrance to Zinave.
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    Re: Gonarezhou - 4x4 required?

    Yes 4x4 essential, especially as the rains can continue into March, April and even May. With a good high clearance vehicle, if it was dry season you could drive via Chiredzi to the Chipinda Pools...
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    Re: Toyota Prado 150 Air Suspension

    Thanks Toeks.
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    Re: Toyota Prado 150 Air Suspension

    Dartel at Mikem has sorted my suspension on various vehicle for 15 years including my current Prado 150. All smiles!

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    011 499 0023
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    082 656 4473
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    Re: Zimbabwe - October 2020 - proposed itinerary

    Greetings

    Looks like a great trip. From Gonarezhou, even though it does involve a $50 border visa, I would consider crossing into Mozambique at Sango / Chicualacuala and then overnigbting at...
  25. Re: /news/mozambiqueattacks-us-embassy-warns-against-travelli

    Applies to the Province of Cabo Delgado 2000km north of Maputo. Excludes Pemba city. Overlanders planning on taking the coastal route Mozambique to Tanzania (or vice versa) take note.
  26. Re: /news/mozambiqueattacks-us-embassy-warns-against-travelli

    This warns against traveling in Cabo Delgado Province. 2000 km north of Maputo. Does not affect Pemba city and the overwhelming majority of tourists will never visit this area. However,...
  27. Re: Prado 150 front brakes rattle. Anti - rattle springs

    Thanks JWR. Still seems strange that the vehicle is standard with springs on only side of the top of the caliper.
  28. Prado 150 front brakes rattle. Anti - rattle springs

    Greetings 546455

    Glad to be part of this informative and friendly community. Seems a common problem with Prados (and other vehicles) is that on rutted roads the front brakes rattle. From what I...
  29. Re: Limpopo Crossing at pafuri Border Post to Gonarezhou

    No problem crossing the Limpopo as there has been a severe drought in the basin. Ask Dumela Wilderness Safaris (wonderful place to camp or stay in the fixed tents) about the Cahora Bassa powerlines...
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    Re: Gonarezhou in December

    Depends on the rain. Little or no rain then usually the Chipinda Pools to Chilojo Cliffs road is sometimes open. However rain just a day or teo before or when you arrive and the road will be closed.
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    Re: Assist to translate into Portuguese

    Classe de portagem -
    Diâmetro do aro -
    Roda única -
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    Re: Pafuri Gate to Pafuri Border Gate.

    The official line on the sanparks website is that an overnight stay is required in KNP or Limpopo Park if using Giriyondo or Pafuri borders. It has never been enforced at Pafuri and probably never...
  33. Re: Mechanics, auto electrician and vehicle recovery in Maputo and Xai xai

    Contact Aldo Lupieri who owns Alcar garage at Chidenguele North of Xai-xai. +258823091330

    Mike
  34. Re: Amarok keys in water, how to get it working again

    Not worth salvaging as even if you take out the battery, dry it out in rice or however, it will probably fail again sometime and somewhere inconvenient. Replace.
  35. Re: Is driving through Mozambique safe at the moment?

    Hi

    When is your trip? Wet season December to May, Niassa Reserve often inaccessible and even if you get there the road network may be blocked by seasonal streams and waterlogged tracks. Dry...
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