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  1. Re: Suzuki Jimny - Replacement Battery Advice

    The only way to keep your battery alive is to have it continuously on charge. All our vehicles including our delivery vehicles once parked go immediately on to smart chargers. Plus my motorcycle,...
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    Re: CTek D to DC charger

    Have run my WRND for thre years and it works very well and keeps my aux battery fully charged. Plus it is local and half the price of many others. But best to keep it and the aux battery in the car
  3. Thread: GPSMAP 276Cx

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    Re: GPSMAP 276Cx

    No Problem.
    Two alternatives>
    1. We investigate the basics of where we would like to go before leaving a base which has wifi. Then open Google Earth and draw several routes.
    Most times done well...
  4. Thread: GPSMAP 276Cx

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    Re: GPSMAP 276Cx

    Google Earth both in the bush and in the cities worldwide
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    Re: What do you use as a Bush knife?

    Who needs more knife. Done well for 50 years
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    Transport petrol carrier to Gauteng

    Please if anyone can help transport a petrol can holder from Cape Town to Gauteng for a friend Louis De Klerk, he would be very grateful.
    If so I can be contacted in Cape Town and I will deliver it...
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    Re: Garmin Montana 610 issues

    It all depends what you use your maps for! T4 or garmaps are good for searching for petrol stations, restaurants, places of interest but no better than OSm maps for tracking.
    We use our GPS and...
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    Re: Garmin Montana 610 issues

    When you reload basecamp. Only load 4.6.1 or .2. Stay away from 4.7, which was the latest update from basecamp. When booting up basecamp it will ask to update each time. Hit later. Do not let it...
  9. Re: OpenStreetMap Topo - BaseCamp, Garmin and Android

    Open basecamp and your downloads and drag the OSM logo onto Basecamp. Then check your maps. Should be on basecamp.
    If you have basecamp 4.7 dump it and go back into google and load basecamp 4.6.1 or...
  10. Re: OpenStreetMap Topo - BaseCamp, Garmin and Android

    Once done JaVaWa gives you the facility to move your saved maps from GPS card into the device hardware or visa versa. Plus onto any new SD card
  11. Re: OpenStreetMap Topo - BaseCamp, Garmin and Android

    Load JaVaWa GMTK and JaVaWa device an dyou can sort it all out. Move maps onto JaVaWa then insert a new Sd card into your GPS and load the maps back onto the new card.
    Then download any maps ie:...
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    Re: Latest version 18 upload problems

    If you have loaded basecamp 4.7 dump it and then load 4.6.1 or 4.6.2. And you will be able to work with Tracks 4 africa maps.
    4.7 for some reason is not fully compatable with T4 maps.
    Then when you...
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    Re: Protected SD card in GPS

    Download JaVaWa Device and JaVaWa GMTK. Then you can save the cards maps and transfer to another GPs
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    Re: Tyre pressure gauge

    Many years ago a motoring journalist on one of the local motoring magazines gathered together every tyre pressure guage available from the simple pencil type to the most sophisticated digital guage....
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    Re: Mabuashube Jimny trip June 2019

    Fits on the towbar. carries 2 20l metal cans or 2 25l plastic petrol cans. Plenty of clerance easy to take on and off. Low centre of gravity.
    Trialed over more than 50 000km offroad in Namibia,...
  16. Re: Would you buy a Garmap64S for city navigation?

    Yes ideal for your use
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    Re: A-line Outback 4x4 Steel Rims

    steel rims on a Jimny
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    Re: A-line Outback 4x4 Steel Rims

    Fitted steel rims and will never go back to alloys.
  19. Re: Anyone with experience with the new Dunlop Grandtrek AT3G

    215/75/15 on 15 inch X 7 inch wide steel rims
  20. Re: Anyone with experience with the new Dunlop Grandtrek AT3G

    215/75/15 on 7 inch steel rims.
  21. Re: Anyone with experience with the new Dunlop Grandtrek AT3G

    I have now completed 45 000km on a set of Grandtrek AT3. And they have been hammered on all terrain in Namibia, N Cape, Lesotho and cannot complain. They handle everything running offroad at 1bar on...
  22. Thread: jimny

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    Re: jimny

    One buys a Jimny to go offroad into some of the most harsh conditions with confidence it won't breakdown and can take a major hammering.
    Not really a commuter as once set up to tackle any terrain it...
  23. Re: Jimny tyres 215/75/15 vs std tyres and 40mm lift

    Now should be right way up
  24. Re: Jimny tyres 215/75/15 vs std tyres and 40mm lift

    215/75/15 on steel 7 inch rims
  25. Re: Jimny tyres 215/75/15 vs std tyres and 40mm lift

    We run 215/75/15 on steel rims and have 40mm lift, air helpers plus all the extra protection on the Jimny plus a roof rack and Thule, extra 40 litres of fuel on the towbar, fridge etc and record a...
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    By Jimny, It's snowtime on Matroosberg

    We joined the traffic jam up Matroosberg in my Jimny, but made up for it by overnighting in our ski club hut.
    The Friday night was spent in Waterfall cottage on Kareekloof farm.
    Short Video

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    Re: Long range fuel tank.

    In Lesotho December 2017
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    Re: Long range fuel tank.

    We have a Bosal towbar setup where the ball section slides into the fixed section.
    When taking the initial photos I never pushed the locking pin in.
    There is slight movement as the outer tube is...
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    Re: Long range fuel tank.

    Here is my vehicle loaded and with cans full.
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    Re: Long range fuel tank.

    Carrier we designed and manufacture in Cape Town.
    Advantages
    Easy to attach and detach
    Can carry 2 20 L metal jerry cans or 2 25 L plastic cans
    Easy to help a stranded motorist. No need to start...
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    Re: Decent Cradle for Garmin 276Cx

    works on my offroad motorcycle so it should work on anything
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    Re: Looking for Legal Jimny Trailer

    My setup, which works. Thule on top carrying tents, sleeping bags and clothes etc. Lightweight stuff.
    Custom made petrol carrier. Slides into my towhitch and is detachable. Load 40kg when full.
    40...
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    Re: Decent Cradle for Garmin 276Cx

    Touratech
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    Re: Snomaster Portable Battery Box

    I bought a battery box from Midas, Voortrekker Road Parow for les than R1 000. Wired up my own WRND Dc battery charger, put in a 110Amp/hr battery and run my 40l Snowmaster fridge with no hassles....
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    Re: Rear shock protectors for a Jimny

    Jimny rear shock protectors made from Domex (Same steel used to manufacture large trailer chassis). R200 a pair ready to fit.
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