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    Re: Deep cycle batteries - anything new

    This has always been why I have been a fan of high cycle batteries in conjunction with the NL solenoid system. I can get mine to 100% in a very short time. The sacrifice being that I can't discharge...
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    Re: Bush Caravan Sway

    It does not appear that you are going to be able to move that axle due to the wheel wells. The two things that I would try would be to use a drop plate to lower the nose and to fit a stabilizer.
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    Re: Bush Caravan Sway

    A rule of thumb is to have the axle 60% behind the foremost part of the box, not including the tongue. Just looking at the pics that axle looks to be further forward than that.
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    Re: Thabang from Johannesburg

    Try here
    https://www.enginesandmore.co.za/
  5. Re: What are your non negotiables when buying a 4x4?

    If it has SUPER SELECT, everything else will just fall into place. It will automatically include reliability, comfort, ability and a host of other good things, regardless of model or engine size,...
  6. Re: Pajero Sport MY19 2019 (pre facelift) Aux battery mods

    Perhaps consider putting one battery in a portable box and have both battery's linked while driving and both housed in the trailer. This way you only now need a direct feed from the vehicle to one...
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    Re: Kgalagadi - Bots and Sa

    You also have the option of trying to get a booking at one of the camps on the Mabua trail. Matopi 1 or 2. This will cut a good few hours off your traveling time and then I would say that TR to...
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    Re: Camel Trophy Pajeros

    Sounds to me that the PAJERO"S were the support and recovery vehicles.



    Stranger runs and hides.
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    Re: Alldays to Mapungubwe road tarr.

    This, drove the rd a couple of weeks ago and this is the worst section of the whole trip. Got chatting to fellow campers and they said they heard the rd was really bad and went via Musina and said...
  10. Thread: Malaria meds

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    Re: Malaria meds

    I think this is a good thing, let's keep bringing it up, lets keep Stan's sage advice going. It might just change some one's view.
  11. Thread: Malaria meds

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    Re: Malaria meds

    I am also an advocate of using prophylactics. My GP is a traveler and has a holiday home in MOZ. I think both he and I have tried them all to find out which works best for us. He prescribes Mozitec...
  12. Thread: Camping table

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    Re: Camping table

    We have this type

    https://www.takealot.com/fine-living-white-folding-table-1-2m/PLID52034953

    Does the job, folds flat, tough and inexpensive.
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    Re: Camping skillet

    My best skillet is this one, the top of the Alva hot wheel set. I use on the gas, braai, fire, in the house on the stove. Only ever gets washed with soap and water. Never scraped clean.

    I seasoned...
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    Re: Rooftop Trailer Tent Setup Times

    Thanks hatjohan, appreciate the comments.

    When OZ was still here the idea was to produce an empty trailer at a good price, incl of the Bundutop, and then allow the customer to customize as they...
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    Re: Rooftop Trailer Tent Setup Times

    What we found when looking around and seeing a lot of options was that those RTT or TTT that had big awnings were always time consuming to set up. Our solution was to have a separate gazebo with...
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    Re: Rooftop Trailer Tent Setup Times

    I think it is always a difficult question. For one night stays, we are set up in minutes. The Bundutop takes seconds and the trailer legs using a drill also takes seconds. For longer stays, we put...
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    Re: Central Kalahari National Park

    I would take the chance, not CKGR but many other places I have turned up with NO booking and have been able to pay cash. just be prepared that in some places you pay one fee to DWNP and another to...
  18. Re: Pajero feedback from current owners please :)

    My Gen 2 was on 285 000 and I still regret selling to this day. My Gen 3 now on 215 000 and sweet set up.
  19. Re: Pajero feedback from current owners please :)

    Pictures speak louder than words
  20. Thread: Help me plan

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    Re: Help me plan

    A few questions Nick

    What are your priorities ?

    Game sighting ?

    Secluded bush ?

    Tourist attractions ?
  21. Re: Fuel consumption calculation for overlanding (planning stages)

    Not just the camp fire, this also goes around inside my head when planning trips. The reason being that I have a very thirsty 3.8L petrol engine in Pajtu.

    I have over the years tried to nail down...
  22. Re: Is it possible to buy a usable 4x4 with a R40k budget?

    Congrats and very well done, there are lot's of fans of the the older Pajero's, myself included having had a Blister fender 98' before getting a Gen 3.

    I had lots of adventures in mine, some...
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    Re: Gaborone to Mabuasehube best route

    Your no 2 yellow route is no longer accessible

    No 1 Route can be tricky. This is corrugated and deep sand combined along with a few animal burrows that can catch you out. Taken slowly and...
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    Re: Central Kalahari National Park

    Here is some info, hope it helps.

    One thing to note is that the "per night rate" has changed to " a per day rate" If for example you stay one night you are charged for two days. Not so bad if you...
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    Re: Botswana with kids

    A Botswana trip can be as easy or as hard as you like. There are plenty places that will introduce kids to nature without to much risk. YES at all times you have to be vigilant, but you have to be...
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    Re: Snorkel for Pajero Sport

    Just got an e mail,

    April specials 30% off
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    Re: Snorkel for Pajero Sport

    Try Bosbumper for a few things too.

    https://www.bosbumper.co.za/

    Very happy with the steel bumper and winch install from them.
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    Re: Pajero not engaging low range

    Model dependent: Have a look in the engine bay on the drivers side. Bolted onto the bodywork you should see an actuator, this has vacuum pipes going in to it.

    Check the pipes for breaks . If none...
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    Re: Leg Of Lamb On An Open Braai

    I have done them a few times on a cheap battery operated rotisserie. I like to get a good fatty bit, still on the bones and let it cook in it's own juices over an open fire. Marinade as you go to...
  30. Re: We need to define what exactly “camping” is.

    I suppose being serious, that it can only be called camping if you get there in a Toyota
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    Re: Camping Shower and Pump

    Backing you up on this one mikemi. We snagged two, one for the Pajero and you guessed it, one for washing the dogs. Work very well and value for money.
  32. Re: We need to define what exactly “camping” is.

    Camping for me , is not being at home.

    If it so happens that I have to crash on my mates floor in a sleeping bag, .... that qualifies. As in " I camped out at my mates place."
  33. Re: We need to define what exactly “camping” is.

    No ..... don't do it, you will miss out on the best part of the trip, the least of which is the sense of pride you feel, sitting down with that sun downer after you have pitched camp, got the fire...
  34. Re: Is a portable braai a necessity when overlanding.

    What I like about these little braai's is the v shaped bottom. You can get a pot in there for bread, stews, veg and so on. Expands your cooking choices.
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    Re: Which option would you choose?

    Hi Morne

    I have three battery boxes, one of which is the NL powerpack in the rear of the Pajero.This, I simply wired a controller direct bypassing all the other wiring inside the box.

    Works...
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