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  1. Re: 10 Reasons Why you should NOT build a Heavy 4WD Tourer

    I have seen a Cruiser with a camper setup on the back, it weighed almost 5 tons. The tires are at 3.5 bar and you can still see them bulging under the weight.
  2. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    If you have to drive the whole day off road on bumpy roads in a Hilux you will long for a defender. I do not know of another vehicle as comfortable as a defender when you leave graded roads.

    And I...
  3. Defender Re: Defender SWB... help me become the happiest person on earth!

    Good luck on finding one, love my shorty!!
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    Re: Am I being doff? Wheel spacers

    This is taking it a little too far :P

    https://youtu.be/HxZQM_1ET7c?t=176
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    Defender Re: Center silencer removal on Td5 130

    I only have the little silencer left at the back wheel on the 2.2 puma. I do not find it any louder in the cab, but outside it snorts and whistles;D
  6. Re: My Western Cape 4x4 Trails List to do. Come join.

    Hi, can I pm you my number to be added to the group as well? Would like to join outings when possible.
  7. Re: Close call as Audi Q5 slides down icy Sani Pass slope

    Indeed. You can have all the electronic gizmos, but all that matters is what makes contact with the road.
  8. Re: Close call as Audi Q5 slides down icy Sani Pass slope

    Glad they are ok.

    I was at Ceres when it snowed at the start of the month and this past saturday I was in Lesotho at afriski. Both times I saw quite a few suvs slide around like crazy

    The only...
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    Defender Re: What have you done with your Defender today?

    Will do that.

    I switched of the engine while still rolling forward and it only started making a noise after I started pulling the handbrake up.
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    Defender Re: What have you done with your Defender today?

    For quite some time now my handbrake light would come on when going down steep hills. Yesterday it came on permanently and after a while died completely!

    Turns out the handbrake lever pulled up...
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    Defender Re: What have you done with your Defender today?

    Played in the snow at matroosberg
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    Re: My krinkarm het gebreek?????

    Haha kom van half lees! Ek sal se 'n 'onswitcher';D;D
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    Re: My krinkarm het gebreek?????

    Jelo is reg, starter is n aansitter:)

    Krinkarm is sommer op dieselfde bladsy:p

    Boekie het al die vertalings van motorterme.
  14. Thread: Spider ID

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    Spider ID

    Hi all.

    Would like to know what spider this is.

    Ty
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    Re: Advice on mud tyres

    I currently run on Achilles Desert hawk [email protected]/85r16

    Paid R2300 per tyre mid last year

    So far I have done roughly 10k km on them including a roadtrip of 4000km mostly gravel roads and no...
  16. Thread: Stuck

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    Re: Stuck

    Ja dis wat ek bedoel het. Saam met die brights, maar daai helder wit flits is n lightbar in die middel
  17. Thread: Stuck

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    Re: Stuck

    Looks very much like a lightbar flashing with the headlights
  18. Re: Where have you gone overlanding in your Defender

    I have only done one Overlanding/Roadtrip so far!

    Went from Langebaanweg to Touwsrivier and left the tar towards Calitzdorp with the intention to avoid it by all means;D

    From Calitzdorp we went...
  19. Thread: Suurberg

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    Re: Suurberg

    Ek was nou nie heeltemal onlangs daar verby nie, maar was daar in julie verlede jaar. So paar fotos aangeheg.
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Land Rover here please

    That Series looks really nice, would love to get one like that:)
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    V8 Defender from Land Rover

    Now they put a proper engine in a Defender...

    https://www.topgear.com/car-news/british/meet-the-most-powerful-and-fastest-land-rover-defender-works-v8
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    Defender Re: What have you done with your Defender today?

    Changed the old rear bumper/step.
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    Re: Welgelegen 30 December 2017

    Nope, does not work;D
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    Defender Re: What have you done with your Defender today?

    Went to welgelegen 4x4 today

    https://youtu.be/GxuflsAx544
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    Re: Welgelegen 30 December 2017

    Link to playlist with some videos

    https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbjWQd2_ufnEnPMI6iZFbYAXVD1ix35DH
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    Re: Welgelegen 30 December 2017

    Thank you once again oom Chris for starting the GTG.

    Here are some pictures. Will share some video links in a short while!
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    Defender Re: What have you done with your Defender today?

    Had nothing to do this morning;D

    https://youtu.be/XISLefIeeQ0

    https://youtu.be/sfGezwbtbXQ
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    Re: Welgelegen 30 December 2017

    Sit my naam ook op daai lysie asb oom Chris!
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    Re: Nuwe Unimog by Cargo, Boksburg

    Hoe wettig kan daai 8 ligte op die dak wees?! Of kom hy so van mercedes af?
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    Defender Re: What have you done with your Defender today?

    Bought it at 27k km. Happened at around 30k. Currently on 60k without an issue
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    Defender Re: What have you done with your Defender today?

    The same happened to me. Filled to the brim and it leaked diesel.

    The manual states to only fill up to the point where the pump automatically stops. Since then it has not happened again.

    There...
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    Re: Atlantis dunes GTG

    I will have to stand out of this one. You guys have fun!
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    Re: Chasing and pelting biker N7

    Something along the line of this:-X (rip kangaroo)

    https://youtu.be/f4utPM1cDKw?t=1m6s
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    Re: Atlantis dunes GTG

    Count me in as well please!
  35. Re: Another inexperienced Lesotho noob needing help

    Just to add a little more insight

    I went through the Sa border at Sani around 7am, went up Sani pass ate breakfast at the lodge.

    Drove from there via Thaba-tseka to Katse dam and from there via...
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