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    Re: Discovery 4 V8 for Overlanding

    Good morning

    I use my D4 V8 as an overlanding vehicle. In terms of range I would recommend fitting a long range tank. I will however recommend fitting the Overlandworx tank as they have sorted...
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    Re: Long Range Fuel Tank for Discovery 4

    Good morning

    I agree with Dr Jones. I have a Frontrunner long range tank in my D4 V8 and I occasionally experience breather issues. From what I hear the Overlandworx tank is the one to go for. If...
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    Re: Disappointed in Badplaas

    I am enjoying this thread. We are considering going camping at Badplaas next week (29-31 Jan). Has anyone been this time of the year? Surely it will be a lot quieter.

    Cheers

    Andre
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    Re: Discovery 4 Long Range Tank

    Hi heyyahhey

    Thank you so much for the in depth explanation. It really sounds like a very good option for me. If I am going to keep on struggling with my current set up I might just pop into OLW...
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    Re: Discovery 4 Long Range Tank

    Update:

    I took the rear wheel arch and plastic cover off, exposing all the pipe work and I can not find any leaks. I did a bit more driving and as Murphy likes it, nothing, no smell, no leak. I...
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    Re: Discovery 4 Long Range Tank

    Thanks for the reply. Do you have Frontrunner tank or the new Overland Worx tank?
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    Re: Discovery 4 Long Range Tank

    Pulling out and older thread.

    For the past year I have managed with the potential airlock in my Frontrunner long range tank in the D4. However I have another question and would like to know if any...
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    Re: Right fit for an overland newbie

    Hi Patrick

    Interesting choice of vehicles. It will really depend on what type of overlanding you would like to do. This is the vehicle I thought of with all your requirements:
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    Re: Botswana not how it used to be..

    Hi everyone

    I have read through all the comments of my video very carefully and would like to respond. I don't want to get into any arguments or discussions on this matter, but would just like to...
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    Sticky: Re: Meat and Fruits/Vegetables in Botswana

    Hi Everyone.

    I would like to thank everyone for their input to meat, fruit and veg on our trip to Botswana last week. We ended up buying everything fresh in Botswana. Still no meat, fruit or veg...
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    Re: Botswana not how it used to be..

    This is what my Botswana trip looked like last week.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9PsCq5kM7hc&t=56s

    Regards

    Andre
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    Re: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    For those interested, here is the latest of my short Botswana videos.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9PsCq5kM7hc&t=56s

    Cheers

    Andre
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    Sticky: Re: Meat and Fruits/Vegetables in Botswana

    Hi everyone

    We will be on our way to Botswana again in August. This time to Khama, Kubu, CKGR and Nxai Pan. We will be passing places like Palapye and Serowe. Where is the best place to buy good...
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    Meat in Palapye

    Hi everyone

    We will be on our way to Botswana again in August. This time to Khama, Kubu, CKGR and Nxai Pan. We will be passing places like Palapye and Serowe. Where is the best place to buy good...
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    Re: AMK Compressor

    Rob are you just going to replace your current compressor with another Hitachi air compressor?
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    Re: Discovery 4 in Mabuasehube

    ;d;d;d
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    Re: Discovery 4 in Mabuasehube

    So after leaving the vehicle in off road hight since yesterday morning, the Disco hasn't dropped at all. I did of course measure yesterday just after leaving the vehicle to rest and this morning it...
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    Re: Discovery 4 in Mabuasehube

    Hi Oreo

    Thank you for your input. I really hope I am winning with the suspension issue. I'm not too worried about the gearbox. That I will get serviced and properly checked out.
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    Re: Discovery 4 in Mabuasehube

    The part that I took out is the rear valve block. It works very simple: There is one inlet pipe that feeds the valves and 2 outlet pipes that feed air to the 2 rear airbags. The front of the car also...
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    Re: Discovery 4 in Mabuasehube

    So this afternoon I decided to remove the rear valve block from the Disco to have a closer look and to clean it. Let me know what your thoughts are?? One can clearly see the 'white stuff' around the...
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    Re: Discovery 4 Long Range Tank

    That looks really good. Thank you for posting pictures.
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    Re: Discovery 4 Long Range Tank

    Wow that sounds very good. Any pictures of the tank and the wheel carrier?

    Cheers
    Andre
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    Re: Discovery 4 in Mabuasehube

    Hi desdrake

    You need to remember that I have a V8, but on the thick sand I got anything from 3.5 - 4.5km/L towing a Jurgens Xcape.
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    Re: Discovery 4 in Mabuasehube

    Good day kreeves

    Thank you for your response. I am beginning to think I should just jump in the car and go visit Nico at ZF in Johannesburg. They are the experts and I'm sure they will take good...
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    Re: Discovery 4 in Mabuasehube

    Thank you Groenman. I appreciate your comments.
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    Re: Discovery 4 in Mabuasehube

    Thank you very much for your comments. My main tool is my old Canon 5D mk2 with a 40mm pancake lens, as well as a 1st generation 100-400mm Canon L lens. I do add some shots from my GOPRO Hero 4 and...
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    Re: Discovery 4 in Mabuasehube

    Good day Koos

    Thank you for your input. I do agree on the gearbox oil. I just wish I had done it earlier, but I've only owned the vehicle for a couple of months now and haven't had time to do it...
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    Re: Discovery 4 in Mabuasehube

    Hi Traction

    After noticing the harsher gear changes I immediately thought it must be the ECU that learnt my harder driving style, but the fact that the gearbox doesn't hold sixth gear on an even,...
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    Re: Discovery 4 in Mabuasehube

    Hi Rob

    Thanks for the reply. The first thing I did was I phoned Nico at ZF and the symptoms described sounded like it needs an oil change. Would love to take it to ZF but as I'm based in...
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    Re: Discovery 4 in Mabuasehube

    For those interested in the video of our trip.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_k41FXWiK68
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    Discovery 4 in Mabuasehube

    Hi Everyone

    We have just returned from a great time in Mabua and the South African side of the Kgalagadi. This was the first time with the D4 and what an experience it was.
    1) I have never...
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    Re: Discovery 4 Tyre Advice

    Thanks for all the replies. Jola I will send you a PM. Yes thanks Peter, I think the rest should be fine. I spoke to Jonathan and would like to rent that Bush Repair Kit from you guys at Overland...
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    Re: Discovery 4 Tyre Advice

    Hi Rudi

    Thanks very much. That is a great help. Just one question regarding driving in soft sand and lowering tyre pressures. I will obviously get a warning on my dash saying my tyre pressures are...
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    Discovery 4 Tyre Advice

    Good day Everyone

    We will be departing to Mabuasehube in 4 weeks time. In the past we never took extra spare tyre with and (touch wood) never experienced any tyre issues there. However on my last...
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    Re: Land Rover Discovery Gs V8

    Hi Etienne

    I do agree with all the above comments, but just some food for thought, why don't you just rent a vehicle for when going overlanding once or twice a year. Yes it is expensive, but the...
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