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    Re: Snake Season has begun

    A Boomslang is a very retiring snake as are most snakes and will normally retreat when they see us. It is however our most venomous snake so care should always be exercised. The birds will always...
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    Re: Snake Season has begun

    Hello all. We bought a farm in a remote part of the Eastern Cape. Lots of snakes especially Cape Cobra and Boomslang. I cannot emphasize enough how important it is to do a dangerous snake...
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    Re: Cheapies !!!

    I bought a 79 cruiser bakkie for my farm in the Eastern Cape in 2015. Had 18 punctures in 11 weeks with the original Dunlop Grand Treks that it came with. I bought a set of steel rims and got a set...
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    Re: Tyres for Polaris Ranger ATV

    Iím not sure who the agents are. I know I did explore Maxxis tyres. They didnít have the correct load rating.

    The problem is not size but load rating. The side by side is a Ranger 800 XD. It...
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    Re: Tyres for Polaris Ranger ATV

    These tyres are 28 inch not 26 and load rating is only 72 not 74 nor 79.

    Still waiting for Batt to phone me back
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    Re: Tyres for Polaris Ranger ATV

    I think they were one of the many I tried. I phoned them again and am waiting for a phone call back. If I remember correctly, they sell Bighorn tyres which donít have sufficient load rating.
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    Patrol Re: Why dont more people buy the Y62 Patrol..

    Thatís why I stick my old faithful slow but super-dependable LC 100 GX diesel with live axles front and rear. Say what you like, old tech with axles and diff locks will be the way I go, no matter...
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    Tyres for Polaris Ranger ATV

    Can someone please help? I urgently need to find tyres for my Polaris 800 XD ranger side by side ATV that does hard work on my farm. Fronts are 26x9 R12 backs are 26x11 R12 genuine Polaris tyres by...
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    Thanks Marius I will pass on the info. I also...

    Thanks Marius I will pass on the info. I also thought maybe atf level or something in the gearbox.
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    Shudder before gear change

    Hello All

    A friend of mine has a 1998 100 VX landcruiser Automatic Diesel. For a while now there is a shudder occurring just before the box changes gear. After a recent 6000km journey to Namibia...
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    Hi Deon You mention ribs but you make no...

    Hi Deon

    You mention ribs but you make no mention of what centres will be used and which way the ribs will be running. You need to get a structural engineer to design and sign off on the drawings...
  12. Hi Guys I have had a Takla loadliner in my...

    Hi Guys

    I have had a Takla loadliner in my Cruiser 100GX since I bought it in Oct 1999. Had the liner repaired twice but OMG it has worked hard carrying everything from bricks, cement, steel,...
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    Ja, I agree. Someone somewhere seems to be making...

    Ja, I agree. Someone somewhere seems to be making a superprofit somewhere. I have noticed in the catalog they call this model a recovery which as opposed to a 4x4 winch. It might be that its a good...
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    Thanks Johnny. I was wondering if it is fully...

    Thanks Johnny. I was wondering if it is fully water/dust proof too. One tends to use these things so seldomly but when you do you're really gald that you had one, hence my reluctance to spend vast...
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    12000lbs Adendorff Machiney Mart Winch

    Hi Guys

    Just a quick post. Has anyone purchased an EWX 12000 winch from Adendorf Machinery Mart. I would inmagine that its Chinese made. That said, my last Warn on my old Ford DC was used...
  16. Thread: Inverter

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    I needed one too and got a 300W one from 4x4...

    I needed one too and got a 300W one from 4x4 Megaworld for R499 on Saturday. Builders Warehouse also sell a B&D 200w one for the same price. 4x4 MW have bigger ones at a lot higher prices.

    Tested...
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    Thanks Mike I am going to book the vehicle in at...

    Thanks Mike I am going to book the vehicle in at Kilarney Toyota.
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    Yep, that' what it looks like to me too. I have...

    Yep, that' what it looks like to me too. I have google earthed it in depth and there looks like 2 spots that will be slow. Reports range from inexperienced German tourist taking 8 hours to do the...
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    Hi Guys, as a LC100GX owner this is very...

    Hi Guys, as a LC100GX owner this is very interesting. I have just sprung a leak after a doing a local trail and need it fixed ASAP. The leak is coming from the rear of what I think is the extension...
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    We stayed at Chizarira lodge last November. It...

    We stayed at Chizarira lodge last November. It used to be a photographic lodge in the good times but all the buffs and elles have been hunted out. The lodge is now defunct but you can still "camp"...
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    When in September are you going to be there? We...

    When in September are you going to be there? We (two LC's) will be there in September too. I have some off road experience (no I'm not a self-professed guru) and if our dates coincide perhaps we can...
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    A few niggles

    Hello All

    Can anyone shed some light on a few niggles that I have with my LC 100GX. (1999)

    The aux power socket has stopped working but the lighter socket works. I have looked for the fuse...
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    Hi Henris I think 4x4 SA mag reviewed these...

    Hi Henris

    I think 4x4 SA mag reviewed these and others a few issues back. If you like I can dig up the article overthe weekend and send it to you by pm.
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    September 2011 trip

    Hello all
    I have planned a trip to Namibia from Jo'burg, via Buitepos. After the normal tourist areas of Dino prints, Vingerklip etc etc we want to make our way down to Brandberg then Mile 108. The...
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    Does anyone have pics of waht it looked like...

    Does anyone have pics of waht it looked like after the fire. Was the whole area burnt or just a portion thereof?
  26. Thread: Oh dear...

    by sandmantoo
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    Koos se Klip

    If you check carefully the spot where the 90 fails is particularly difficult as there is a depression in the rock. With the vehicle at that angle, without axle diff locks and only 2wd there was never...
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