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    Re: The new Hilux has arrived...

    The suspension is good, and with the settings it has, self height adjustments under load , and rise or lower for trailer hook etc,. I took the hilux for a test drive specifically to check that, when...
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    Re: The new Hilux has arrived...

    Die comfort setting op die Prado demp te min oor sleg paaie, so ek het dit glad nie gebruik nie. En die 'Sport' is maar hard, so ook nie dit gebruik nie. Ek ry feitlik elke dag rowwe uitgetrapte...
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    Re: The new Hilux has arrived...

    :o;D Vertel hulle en daai Weasel laaitjie ook
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    Re: The new Hilux has arrived...

    Yes if you drive about 60K km a year, (only part of that is farming:)) and you need it 7 days a week, then you are looking differently to a vehicle, and eliminates quickly what does work for you and...
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    Re: The new Hilux has arrived...

    Just facts. :) And I don't have a John Deere. And not all my vehicles are Toyota. And use BFG only on some vehicles.
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    Re: The new Hilux has arrived...

    If you are able to swing the Ford. Hilux will always resell. One of our guys tried to trade his Everest for a newer model. Ford dont even want to trade it in.
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    Re: The new Hilux has arrived...

    Wou seker net ontslae raak van dit.:)
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    Re: Dunlop Grandtrek AT3g (owners review)

    Checked again what I paid for the KO2's, was not the same, but the difference was too little to convince me.
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    Re: The new Hilux has arrived...

    :o I trade my 2014 Prado 3l D4D earlier this year for a Legend 50 2x4 Auto, did 26k km up to now. I find the ride comfort about the same level as the Prado. Anyway if you dont like it you dont like...
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    Re: Namibia re-opens to international tourists 1 Sept

    130 tourists arrived yesterday on HK Airport.
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    Re: Fracking in the Okavango?

    Heard it over the radio this morning. Apparently a very large source?!.
  12. Thread: BF Goodrich KO2.

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    Re: BF Goodrich KO2.

    Have a set on my bakkie, did not experience issues with normal driving on wet tar roads.
  13. Thread: BF Goodrich KO2.

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    Re: BF Goodrich KO2.

    The newer BFG has a different rubber compound which improved the holding in wet conditions. Previously, I think, the rubber was a bit harder thus not so good on a wet roads. If you want good road...
  14. Thread: BF Goodrich KO2.

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    Re: BF Goodrich KO2.

    Use only BGF the last 15 years, other than the crap that they fit when buy new:)
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    Re: PV higher this year than 2019

    With the better raining season earlier this year, less dust in the air?
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    Re: Namibia re-opens to international tourists 1 Sept

    Looks like some flights will start soon.

    Results from test done by the Authorities takes up to 5 days, so you are 7+5 days in quarantine.
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    Re: G'day from Australia and thanks for admitting me.

    The question is what do to there and what to do here. Labour is expensive there but the exchange make things cheaper this side, although many mod equipment here available comes from there, and...
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    Re: A question for the battery fundis

    Dont know either, but the life span of a battery is mostly determine by how many and how deep its been discharged. Thus I would think to connect it to a smart charger is the best, but even that will...
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    Re: Dunlop Grandtrek AT3g (owners review)

    Yes on wet tar the BGF was not very good. The new KO's are better.

    I've come a long way with BFG, (puncture free) and no reason at this moment to change excepts for their price sometimes. At...
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    Re: Solar borehole pump

    Ok, but why submersed it more?:)

    For the Multiflow they say: "Submersion depth must be less than 150m."
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    Re: Solar borehole pump

    I started off with a Lorentz, did not last very long, not sure why. Then switched to the grundfos sqf's. Good service from them except at this one borehole. Replaced and repair the wet end a few...
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    Re: Solar borehole pump

    I have one borehole where a grundfos wet-end only last 1 year, reason I replaced it with a Multiflow from Ceder. It has normal impellers, and the wet end is much cheaper. Grundfos uses the helix wet...
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    Re: Solar borehole pump

    On their website they show pumps up to that depth. :confused:
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    Re: Land Cruiser 70/79 Double Cab Modifications Thread

    Bigcountry have tray that can be installed to fit the fridge. Its a bit higher than one would like an armrest to be, but you get use to it.

    Handbrake is not effected . That small fridge can run...
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    Re: Kazangula bridge news

    Yes the ferry itself was actually quit fast.




    Probably just checking some designed parameters. Picture showing some loaded trucks on the deck.
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    Re: Kazangula bridge news

    :o A bit late for that I would say:)


    Thanks anyhow, hope fully there is some improvement crossing the border there.
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    Re: Isuzu stamp my dood.

    Daai is n padskaper of n 'grader'. Stoot skraper/ 'bulldozer' lyk bietjie anders, en sukkel maar om n pad gelyk te kry.:)
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    Re: Isuzu stamp my dood.

    G'n wonder julle paaise is so sleg nie:)
  29. Thread: Kayaking anyone?

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    Re: Kayaking anyone?

    Yes, your timing should be right. We tried once to paddle upstream form the Orange, but could not get far beyond the low level bridge.

    Did the Orange a few times, various sections including the...
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    Re: Isuzu stamp my dood.

    Sal net sagter skokbrekers, of verstelbares nie help nie? Sagter suspensie sal seker werk, maar met vrag gaan dit seker nie leker werk nie, tensy jy airbags by sit.

    Ek het vertelbare skokbrekers...
  31. Thread: Kayaking anyone?

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    Re: Kayaking anyone?

    Same, we did a trip before a race. Was knocked off the seat halfway sort of into the nose, broke the foot rest etc. ;D
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    Re: Kayaking anyone?

    Too little flowing rivers in the middle of Namibia.



    Have you hit the 'fulstop' in the Jukskei river ever.>:D
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    Re: Solar borehole pump

    Look at Cedarsolar pumps also. https://www.cedarsolar.com/products-solar-water-pumps/

    A bit better priced than Grundfos
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    Re: Help Me Inteperate Dyno Results

    Yes, agreed the 3l d4d in hilux/fortuner towed quite good. Although the 2.4 GD engines has a bit more torque at the peak, the revs range for that torque is a bit shorter than the 3l d4d, but the GD...
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    Re: Which drawer system for 105 Land Cruiser

    Die verkaffer in SA moet n uitvoer kode het, anders raak dit gekompliseerd, dan moet jy n agent kry wat al die papiere doen en hom betaal etc., en die verskaffer moet SA VAT hef en jy gaan dit heel...
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