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  1. Re: What has been your favorite 4x4 trail, 4x4 trip?

    My all time favourite so far has to be the RD491 from Leopards Hill Road where I lived, down to the Lower Zambezi.

    Rating this will be hard. In terms of difficulty, it could be a 3 down and 5 up...
  2. Re: What has been your favorite 4x4 trail, 4x4 trip?

    My all time favourite so far has to be the RD491 from Leopards Hill Road where I lived, down to the Lower Zambezi.

    Rating this will be hard. In terms of difficulty, it could be a 3 down and 5 up...
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    Re: Nice lawnmower - stupid wheel design

    There is nothing wrong with you ''taking'' her behind the shed either >:D

    How else will they learn valuable lessens?
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    Re: Has Toyota lost their marbles!??

    Bentleys are engineered to outlast their owners, a number of successive ones.

    From my own observations and from impressions gathered from this here forum, Toyotas could possibly do the same....
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    Re: Nice lawnmower - stupid wheel design

    Why only one wheel?

    What is the state/condition of the others?

    To add to Nomads post: ;D

    Mechanical Failures occur due to:

    1. Poor design
    2. Faulty parts in manufacture
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    Re: Expecting twins and need a new car for SWAMBO

    Only in an impact or roll-over.

    Safety comes at a premium.

    I think your budget will be a constraint.

    An ideal vehicle i.m.o. that ticks the safety, dirt road driving and space, would be a...
  7. Re: Would you be happy with this second hand engine?

    Scrapyard engines are generally hastily removed in a large number cases. Ancillaries are salvaged at a later stage so its not uncommon that these arent removed if they were previously damaged.
    ...
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    Re: New type of Gas Bottle Stand?

    It looks like a simple and effective solution to what can be a major issue.

    I would use my skottle more if I have one of these.

    Please pm me the price.
  9. Re: Have you been fined for a light bar on your vehicle in Namibia?

    The poor output of the H3 lights combined with my eyesight is reason enough for you guys to put light bars on your 4bes if I am on the roads ;D
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    Re: H9 Front Shaft Noise - Loose Bolt

    I think those should have a torque setting.

    Also check to see if they arent stretch bolts which should be replaced if removed.
  11. Thread: Jeep Patriot 4x4

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    Re: Jeep Patriot 4x4

    My platkar is a Patriot, 2013, CVT. The rear doesnt squat as described.

    Have the suspension checked out. They share the Dodge Caliber platform and both have issues with bushes and trailing/control...
  12. Thread: Puzzling problem

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    Re: Puzzling problem

    Pull offs and braking can cause a tyre to move around the rim but requires some fairly significant force. However, the strength of the bead might be at play. Given the origin of the tyres, its...
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    Re: Is this possible?

    This is probably more realsitic

    https://www.cars.co.za/for-sale/used/1988-Toyota-Cressida-GLi6-Auto-Kwazulu-Natal-Durban/7157638/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIhbHTuMOo9AIVCrB3Ch39WgyQEAEYASACEgLjxvD_BwE
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  14. Thread: Puzzling problem

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    Re: Puzzling problem

    I had a similar issue recently on the rear only, left rear more so. Replaced valves. It sorted right rear but not left. That required tyre removal from the rim aand giving both surfaces a good...
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    Re: Wood in Hartbeespoort - Don't Buy Next to the Road

    Where abouts is the driest and cheapest wood next to the road. In the interests of public awareness so that people know exactly where not to buy wood next to the road in Harties

    ;D
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    Re: Wood in Hartbeespoort - Don't Buy Next to the Road

    It lasts longer when its a bit wet

    ;D
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    Re: Groenman's 2021 Transkei Wild Coast Trip Report

    Really enjoyed this report Groenman, thanks a span.
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    Re: Registering and licensing a Build Up

    Nube. Post in the Land Rover section also if you havent already. More possible responses.
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    Re: The difference between custom and home made

    Once he sells it to a customer its voetstoets [emoji16]
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    Re: Goodyear Wrangler AT - good choice ???

    Performance Criteria

    (Enlarged for casual browsing)

    ;D
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    Re: Goodyear Wrangler AT - good choice ???

    These might help with perspective:
  22. Thread: Cool Jimny Mod

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    Re: Cool Jimny Mod

    Looks awesome
  23. Thread: Cool Jimny Mod

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    Re: Cool Jimny Mod

    So it also leaks like a cheap mining town ho in Friday pay days?

    ;D
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    Re: Brake fluid on Brake shoes

    MarkB

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/member.php/58401-Markb
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    Re: Brake fluid on Brake shoes

    Get hold of MarkB on the foum, he is the forum brake guru
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    Re: Brake fluid on Brake shoes

    My advice would be to replace but the rarity might make this a difficult and costly process. Can you not have them re bonded with new material?

    You could take the risk and they could be fine but I...
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    Re: The difference between custom and home made

    I know, semantics ;D

    The correct term in some segments is ''Owner Built'' ;D
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    Re: The difference between custom and home made

    Additional option in the mix: If I am a professional fabricator by trade, qualified, and I make something to suit a customer, in my spare time at home, is it custom made or homemade?
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    Re: OZ tent, RSA equivalent?

    They are based on an old design called the Baker Tent.

    Onetigris do one as do other manufacturers.

    Alternatively, you could make one or have one made

    Simon, a Bloke in the Woods:
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    Re: Really? A 12v oven?

    Go for manifold cooking rather.

    No major capital outlay

    Environmentally friendly

    No batteries or chargers required

    Not constrained by size
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    Re: Interior mats - rubber - recommendations

    Nope. If they cleaned themselves maybe

    [emoji6]
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    Re: Interior mats - rubber - recommendations

    The cheapies, Trail Boss, with the well, can be trimmed and perform their function adequately
  33. Re: Drifting the KZN East Coast - suggestions please

    Zinkwazi Caravan Park

    On the Lagoon

    North of Balito
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    Re: Breakfast on the beach - Sunday 7 November

    Looks awesome guys.

    Magic spot
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    Re: Breakfast on the beach - Sunday 7 November

    Have a good one guys. Pictchas please
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