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    Re: 2015 jimny Value

    If anyone is interested Iíve been offered R150k for it on trade for the New Jimny.

    I will leave all the extras on. Have until Tuesday latest I think.
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    Re: 2015 jimny Value

    Thank you. Thatís what I thought
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    2015 jimny Value

    Hi All,

    What is the value more or less of a 2015 Jimny with around 96k kms on it. It has Easy awn roof rack (so proper mountings), snorkel, suspension spacers and all the protection underneath...
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    Re: Project 2: Defender 130 V.3-Amigos ??

    Shooo! Ok then. Shoot a man for asking. Why the arrogance in your reply?

    I can tell you they are not the same. The roof product is dirty and when hot gets sticky and makes a mess everywhere and...
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    Re: Project 2: Defender 130 V.3-Amigos ??

    Ok. The reason I am asking is because when I did my 130 (and I did proper sound by serious sound guys) I was planning on doing the exact same thing infact I have a roll of the stuff in my garage...
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    Re: Project 2: Defender 130 V.3-Amigos ??

    Out of interest why use bituman foil tape that is designed for water proofing or roof joints instead of the proper sound deadening material? I have heard that the shear strength of the bituman foil...
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Been a while since I updated the thread.

    not much has changed. I have replaced the turbo and vacuum pump which started leaking a bit of oil and there has been a bunch of minor fixes or replacement...
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    Re: Defender Puma double din

    Woodmead sound and security did mine
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Haha! Oh yes I can. Watch this space! 😂
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    no. I did go and look at it and itís really nice but the wife made a good point saying is it worth the R40k? So Im actually having second thoughts now. Fortunately they didnít have stock at the time....
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    I made a video of our last trip where we had to look at alternatives when we couldnít get to Gonarezhou. Hope you enjoy :


    https://youtu.be/x9AkiZXOIHA
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    I’m stuck between white and grey at the moment but leaning more towards grey

    The Landy will be used in an advert soon so they did some filming recently.
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Looks great. I will be replacing the canopy so I can order it in a variety of colours.

    the problem with shipping is that other people load it and unload it so it will have to be easily drivable. ...
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    There is no way I will fit the 4 wheels inside the vehicle. Wonít even fit one unfortunately
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    Re: Defender 130 camping setups and vehicle mods

    I wouldnít want two spare wheels. Maybe a tyre with no rim as a second spare at most. I know international overlanders that overland permanently that donít even carry two spares.
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    So I have decided to upgrade the canopy. What colour do you all think I should get? black, silver or white? Black will obviously be the hottest but I think will look the best.

    I also have to try...
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    I found them on T4A, googled the number and booked. was no harder than any other place we have booked with. Was met with nothing but friendliness and the rangers even came around to make sure...
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Awesome little reserve and with everything else being fully booked I was surprised it was empty.
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Thank you.

    the Jimny is an awesome little vehicle. I was worried about stability and fuel consumption and in all honesty it was much much better than I expected and what I read on this and other...
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Annoy me? What did I miss? :D

    Nothing on the roof top tent. its too high for anything practical to be kept up there but I suppose a solar panel could be mounted up there if I wanted one there....
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    thank you.

    the dash cubby doesn't rattle at all on corrugations. which one do you have? I got mine from Mudstuff.
    I only keep my winch controller in there.

    I di have a solar panel on the roof...
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Happy New Year all.

    so we didn't make it to Gonarezhou due to Beitbridge being an absolute mess, so after some googling and searching on I-overlnader we ended up at Blouberg Nature Reserve in...
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    Re: Travel regulations - currently

    Thank you. yes that is very clear but I am more concerned with getting back into SA after around 6 days.

    Is the 14 day thing after entry not true? (apparently you can enter with a covid negative...
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    Travel regulations - currently

    Hi All,

    I have just spent the better part of my morning trying to find out the requirements for travel in Botswana. I have read so many conflicting reports it seems no one knows what is going on....
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    Re: Sand tracks - expensive versus cheap

    Thanks all for the replies.

    I watched his comparitive test and in all honesty I thought it was a really stupid test. I also watched a guy who calls himself Seek Adventure which was a much btter...
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    Sand tracks - expensive versus cheap

    I hope this has not been discussed before but is there a major difference between Maxtrax and the traction/recovery boards sold on Takealot (see link below)?
    ...
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Last bit of work being done. I decided to replace the water pump, water bottle and to do an oil change and a bunch of other stuff as a precaution before the trip next week.
    Will also be doing a full...
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Yes it is. I said I wouldn't buy from them again but this is a pretty good solution to what I needed.


    After a ton of small jobs, I think we are ready for our first proper trip next week. I also...
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Thank you. It doesnít wobble at all. In fact I think you could cut a pineapple or watermelon without it moving at all. Very happy with it.
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Some more work in prep for the Gonarezhou Soccer Ball Drive in 3 weeks.

    fitted:
    - mud stuff dash cubby
    - mud stuff Centre console tray
    - mud stuff aircon vent to direct the air into the...
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    I did a a quick trip to the bush yesterday with some mates

    Club Defender year end get together
    https://youtu.be/yyNTl5vxewg
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    Re: Route Advise Beitbridge to Gonarezhou

    Wow seriously?
    One positive about that is hopefully the BB L&E road will be quieter then

    thank you.
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    I couldnít be happier and Iím a fussy oak!

    here it is finished. Has another deep cycle in the rear so basically 210ah worth of power with about 50% useable to be safe. Around 16 hours with both...
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    As a comparison here are some of the G4 connectors (not finished yet)

    Tino has also replaced the battery which was 4 years old as a precaution.

    Highly recommend G4 Accessories and their...
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    Re: Defender 130 Overlander build

    Tino and Eddie from G4 accessories have come out to redo the battery system and are still busy with it. Their work quality is amazing and I’m very glad they are redoing it. They have removed the Tmax...
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