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    Re: KZN GTG Killarney 8-10 November 2019

    Hi Everyone
    sounds great,
    will have a 3 month old baby by then, so hopefully the family will camp, otherwise ill come for the day.
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    Re: Pajero Gen4 Mileage

    2007
    Gen 4 Pajero 3.2 DiD
    288100km
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    Re: Any snow on the Sani Pass?

    Good Morning
    i drove the pass on Saturday, there was absolutely no snow, even on top, the lower half of the pass is in terrible condition, the switch backs were all ok.
    i did however find some ice...
  4. Thread: DIY Roof Rack

    by SimonV
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    Re: DIY Roof Rack

    Hi
    i built mine last year for my December trip.
    It was easy at cost me just under R800 for all the aluminum
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    Re: Lesotho Trip Report Feb 2019

    Great write up "cheesy"
    The wife and I stayed at Maloraneng over New Year, it is without a doubt the best place.
    we had 2 very awesome days there.
    it is a hidden gem for sure.
    We will most...
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    Re: How Many KM's has your 3.2 DID done?

    The Panther just hit 281000km old. Love my 4x4

    Not a bad fuel average today coming home from rock climbing.
  7. Re: Help! Advice needed for Lesotho trip in April 2019!

    To answer your question about the road between the A1 and Lejone, we traveled that road from Lejone to the A1, otherwise known as the Kao Mine road, it is probably one of the most scenic roads, in...
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    Re: Bridgestone 265/65R17

    If it falls through let me know.
    Im in Durban and will happily come collect it.
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    Re: Kao Mine to Katse Dam and petrol station

    Hi
    was there recently
    petrol station in LeJone and in Katse as well
    by petrol station I mean guys selling petrol.
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    Sticky: Re: Mitsubishi Pics....

    The Paj
    exploring Lesotho
  11. Thread: 4x4 Trails KZN

    by SimonV
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    Re: 4x4 Trails KZN

    Hi
    give "The Farm" a shout
    ive never been there but check out the thread
    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/304826-The-Farm-4x4-Track-in-KZN
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    Re: Cell Phone Camera Photo's - PLEASE contribute

    Cloud formation after a massive storm on the Drakensberg escarpment, photo was taken from Lammergeier Cave
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    Re: DIY Battery Box help

    Hi
    thanks for all the help
    i now have a functioning, workable battery box.
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    Re: DIY Battery Box help

    I’m very happy to rewire it and make it 100%, I appreciate all the input.
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    Re: DIY Battery Box help

    Great
    thanks guys
    will rewire it tomorrow
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    Re: DIY Battery Box help

    Thatís my diagram.
    Sorry im no good at drawing ( and clearly electronics)
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    Re: DIY Battery Box help

    I appreciate everyoneís input
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    Re: DIY Battery Box help

    Sorry pics arenít great
    the negatives are with black tape. And the positives with blue. Did it like that so it was easy for me to remember.
    All the wires and clips have been crimped properly I...
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    DIY Battery Box help

    Afternoon everyone
    can someone please shed some light on why my DIY battery box keeps blowing a fuse when I connect it to the 102amp battery.
    this is not my forte but Iíve read heaps on this blog...
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    Re: Deep Cycle or High Cycle battery

    So Fluffy in your humble opinion is it better for my use to get the 102ah battery?
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    Re: Deep Cycle or High Cycle battery

    Right now Iíll use a smart charger plugged in at home before I leave to charge it.
    When finances allow Iíll get a DC-DC system to charge it.
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    Re: Deep Cycle or High Cycle battery

    For now it will be used during the day and switched off at night. Until the solar panel is bought.
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    Re: Deep Cycle or High Cycle battery

    Itís the choice I have due to finances.
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    Deep Cycle or High Cycle battery

    Hi
    I know this has been discussed at nausea on the forum, but Iím stuck between buying a 70AH Willard deep cycle or Silver Calcium Excide 102Ah High Cycle.
    Will be using it for the following. ...
  25. Thread: Sani Pass

    by SimonV
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    Re: Sani Pass

    We will keep an eye out for the Jimmy brigade as The missus and I will be going around Lesotho starting from Quaches Nek and heading down Sani on New Yearís Eve.
    Our intiniary is
    day 1: underberg...
  26. Thread: DIY Roof Rack

    by SimonV
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    Re: DIY Roof Rack

    No problem at all.
    Conways in springfield Park.
    Feel free to inbox me if you want to know
    more. I might build another one. Wider and longer, and in black.
    Total cost of all material was R1300
  27. Thread: DIY Roof Rack

    by SimonV
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    Re: DIY Roof Rack

    Thanks Carl, can you show me what the whole rack looks like on the roof, I think because of how I've made my rack I'm going to battle to do the same as you, my rack is exactly the width apart as the...
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    Re: Which GPS to buy

    Thanks for the replies
    i don't need it often for town driving, I'm doing a trip around Lesotho in late December with the missus and I won't have cellphone signal so I thought a GPS would be better...
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    Which GPS to buy

    Hi guys
    im looking at buying a second hand GPS device, my choices are Garmin Nuvi, or a Mio Classic 300 or Mio Classic 500.
    ive never had to have a GPS as my previous car had a built in GPS, but my...
  30. Thread: DIY Roof Rack

    by SimonV
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    DIY Roof Rack

    Hi guys
    need some advice,
    i built a roof rack out of aluminum that will sit on the existing roof rails ( factory fitted ones).
    What I am wondering is whether to drill into the existing rails and...
  31. Thread: December 2018

    by SimonV
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    Re: December 2018

    Hi guys
    Has anyone stayed at the "wild camp site" near Letseng Diamond Mine recently? Apparently you take the road just north of the mine and follow it all the way down.
    Wanting to camp down there...
  32. Thread: December 2018

    by SimonV
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    Re: December 2018

    @patric10
    the missus and I are doing a Lesotho trip as well but different to yours
    day 1: Underberg to Semonkong Lodge
    day 2: Semonkong along the A3 and wild camp somewhere along there past...
  33. Thread: Best Route

    by SimonV
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    Re: Best Route

    Hi Tony
    i took the R38, it was a great scenic drive and I'm happy I did, road conditions were decent and the passes were great.
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    Re: What did you do to your Mitsu Today ?

    Took the R38 instead of the N4 from Crocodile Bridge to Waterval Boven. Very scenic and way better than being on the N4. The passes were really scenic
    this is the top of Nelshoogte Pass.
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    Re: How Many KM's has your 3.2 DID done?

    My ďBlack PantherĒ turned 274000 today on a trip from Crocodile Bridge to Waterval Boven.
    Ive only had him for just under 2 months. Bought him with 271500km on the clock
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