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    Re: My Own Canopy - Hilux Revo

    Have you included a flap to allow air in to pressurize the canopy and keep dust out? this is a problem with a lot of canopies.
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    Discovery 2: Re: TD5 Excessive water pressure

    Hi Dewald, I dont know much about a Landy but I had a similar problem with my Mazda DC. Skimmed the head, pressure tested it, new gaskets, etc. After trying everything I eventually found out the...
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    Re: 40 days - zambia part two

    Flatdogs has closed its campsite and upgraded the chalets.
    For comments on Mama Rulas see:
    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/322108-Feedback-Zambia-SLNP-and-LZNP
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    Re: SAPS Vehicle Clearance Certificate Centres

    In the Johannesburg area:

    Langlaagte Testing Station

    93 MAIN REEF ROAD (CNR CHURCH STREET), LANGLAAGTE, JOHANNESBURG, 2092
    (011) 247-3100
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    Re: Land Cruisers too uneconomical?

    I have a LC station wagon 200 VX and it now needs a 110000 km service. Dont want to take it to a dealer.
    Can anyone recommend a place to have it serviced in the Fourways area?
    Thanks, Ron
  6. Thread: Advice please

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    Re: Advice please

    Depends on where else you want to visit. will you be going to Mudumu via Kasane/Ngoma or Shakawe / Mohembo along the panhandle?
    Returning via Mata Mata a good option.
    Oct/Nov is blazing hot and...
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    Re: In need of advices for Botswana 21 day trip

    You can do an organised day trip to the falls from Kasane. This may be a better option than going through Zambia and out to Botswana, two border crossings which can take up a lot of your time. (Which...
  8. Thread: Sandwich Harbour

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    Re: Sandwich Harbour

    Yes be very careful of the tides when driving along the beach to Sandwich, you need to get your timing correct.
    we drove there along the beach and back to Walvis over the dunes a few years ago.
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    Feedback Zambia SLNP and LZNP

    Hi Forumites,
    Below are some comments on our recent trip to Zambia via Botswana.

    Botswana Zambia trip 1 to 25 September 2019 (6250km)
    This trip was planned with a lot of input from this forum...
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    Re: Hardekool hout braai manne

    I think that many people just use the generic term : "harde kool" for any hard heavy wood.
    Leadwood does make a good fire but produces a bit of a smelly smoke that tends to stick to you.
    One of the...
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    Re: Vehicle Police Clearance

    I have just been through Kazungula twice and was not asked for this "Stolen Status" slip although I did have one.
    It is safer to get one.
    Got it from the Langlaagte Traffic Dept here in Jhb at no...
  12. Re: Newby from the East Rand(Landcruiser 200 transmission)

    I have a 2010 LC 200 VX auto.
    I have experienced exactly the same, almost as if the gearbox needs to warm up a bit before slowly responding.
    I have not discussed this with Toyota so would also like...
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    Re: 40 days - zambia part two

    Excellent report Kerry!
  14. Thread: Botswana Dec 2020

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    Re: Botswana Dec 2020

    I think most of the campsites at Khama are good but i am sure there are forum members that could give you better advice.
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    Re: Botswana Dec 2020

    Hi Marc, Unfortunately they dont yet. It is just a quick convenient overnight stay in a nice environment about half a km from the border.
    Khama has great campsites and you will enjoy it there,...
  16. Thread: Botswana Dec 2020

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    Re: Botswana Dec 2020

    I have just been to Bots through Stockpoort and back through Stockpoort on Thursday. Very easy border to go through. 10 minutes a side.
    I live in Bryanston and khama is about a 7 to max 8 hour drive...
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    Re: Park Rates in Botswana

    Not camping fees but just entry into Chobe on Monday was Pula 120 per person per day and vehicle cost P50 per day.
    I always thought this was expensive but after Zambia ..............................
  18. Re: Community opposes Game capture in South Luangwa National Park

    Interesting!
    It is important that the local community benefits from wildlife and tourism. It is also a common complaint in Botswana and Namibia.
    Many of these communities live in utter poverty...
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    Re: Mokoro trip from Shakawe to Maun

    I did this trip twice 15 and about 20 years ago.
    We used our own aluminium motor boat and a guide from Shakawe, you can get seriously lost in the delta. Took us about 7 days camping on various...
  20. Thread: Getting Pula

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    Re: Getting Pula

    I got Pula at the Std Bank today, 1.54 exchange rate
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    Re: 2.8GD D/C back seat

    I now see there are actually 5 bolts at the bottom!
    Before taking them off I would just like to get some certainty about the top, are there also bolts (that you cant see) or does it hook in?...
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    Re: 2.8GD D/C back seat

    Thanks Jimmy.
    Can you remember how the top of the seat came loose?
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    2.8GD D/C back seat

    Please help: Can you remove the back seat of the Toyota 2.8GD D/C and if so how?
    I can see 4 bolts holding down the bottom of the seat but cant see any bolts at the top.
    I need to remove the seats...
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    Re: Phoenix insurance Zambia

    I used chrome. Keep trying, it should work.
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    Re: Zambia fuel payment

    Thanks Tony.
    Are ATMs available in towns like Petauke and Chipata?
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    Re: Zambia fuel payment

    Thanks everyone. I will need to draw enough Kwachas for the trip at a bank I suppose as I am sure you will be restricted with the amount you can draw at an ATM?
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    Zambia fuel payment

    I know this has been discussed before but cannot find the thread.
    Do you have to pay for fuel in Zambia with Kwachas or do the accept US$ and credit cards?
    Thanks, Ron
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    Re: Overnight near Stockpoort

    I should have been more specific: As it is just an overnight stop I would not like to camp but stay in a chalet.
    I know Stockpoort Lodge which is very convenient, but is there an alternative also...
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    Overnight near Stockpoort

    Can anyone recommend a convenient overnight stop close to Stockpoort border post on either side of the border.
    Proceeding to Francistown the next day.
    Thanks Ron
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    Re: How much did you pay for Tyres today ?

    Goodyear Adventure AT 265/65R/17 for Hilux DC. R2090 each fitted and balanced.
    Fitted on Friday after much research!
  31. Thread: Dunlop? Or not?

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    Re: Dunlop? Or not?

    Just fitted my Goodyear Adventures yesterday for my trip to Zambia.
    Hope they will be OK.
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    Re: Zambia power points

    Thanks, will get an adapter.
    Useful info as it won't be easy to get an adapter once on the road!
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    Re: So much Dust in my RSI Canopy :(

    Positive pressure and a seal around the tailgate is the answer.
    You can get good positive pressure by opening the sliding window at the front of the canopy if you have one.
    All canopies should be...
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    Re: Zambia power points

    Thanks everyone, I will take a round and square three pin.
    Maybe the three pin square was inherited from the UK?
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    Re: Again robbery Ihaha

    That is bad!!
    you go on holiday to relax. Sounds like a Jhb experience, not what you should experience in Chobe.
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