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    Re: Eston 4x4 Valley Adventures

    No you cant get there with an on road van. Trailer or off road is not a problem. Camp sites are great but ine needs to be self sufficient. No elec at all. Abultions run on a donkey for hot water. ...
  2. Thread: Wrangler

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    Re: Wrangler

    My 1st wrangler was a 2 door. But even with just the wife and I it was toooo small for camping trips. So a full roof rack went on top. Must say they are not designed for weight on the roof, the...
  3. Re: Front Runner vs Tentco RTT & General Questions

    Not sure if your Jeep is a 2 or 4 door. If a 2 door I would stay away. We fitted a full length frontrunner rack to our 2 door. With a load of 75kg on the roof it was horrible to drive. Spent 20g on...
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    Re: Show us your towing combination

    Our home from home645320
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    Re: Fortuner 2021 Air Springs

    I have used both external on my hilux and internals on my Jeep. Rear suspension on the jeep is very soft and running a high nose weight with my off road caravan it needed air bags. Internal air bags...
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    Re: V6 or 2.8 Rubicon?

    Have to agree with Hooly. We had a 2 door. Rear seat was more out than in. Thankfully it's an easy job. After a couple of camping trips a full roof rack was fitted. The vehicle had to be loaded very...
  7. Re: Correct way to connect my fridge in trailer?

    12v outputs on base of mk6 unithttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20211013/dbe4f05ca82dcaed7ccf4785e5e238d4.jpg
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    Re: Suspension or Brakes

    I had the same problem in the left front when. When apply the brakes there was a single clonk sound that was it. Turned out to be movement on the brake pad. The locating in vs hole for locating pin...
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    Re: Automatic gearboxes and towing heavy loads

    When towing a heavy load with an automatic it is easier to do a manual section due to the fact that you are able to control the speed easier, exactly 1the same as when towing in a manual vehicle. If...
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    Re: Tyres and Speed rating

    My vehicle was fitted with Wranglers from the factory. They are good for 210km/h. My vehicle has a 2.5inch suspension lift and is fitted with m/t tyres that are good for 160km/h. The veh is insured...
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    Re: 2012 Sahara Reliability

    Like all vehicles look at the vehicles service history and a closelook underneath will show any abuse. I'm on my 2nd wrangler and after 110 000k repairs done have included, rad exp bottle crack...
  12. Re: Tyres, Mags and Rims: Trade, Buying, Selling, Swap, Give-away or whatever ....

    Contact A-Line wheels. Purchased a set from them last year
  13. Re: SAni Pass - Passports or Passports and Covid etc

    Currently No. You Vac passport, is not a requirement
  14. Re: Road Condition to Scottburgh R612 - R56 and R617

    Both roads are not the greatest but they are not a problem. Take it easy and you are fine. I just do not enjoy either of these roads after hours, due to both condition of surface and more so the...
  15. Re: SAni Pass - Passports or Passports and Covid etc

    The last trip done a month ago, required covid test results at the SA border post, before getting onto the pass itself. Prior to that it was only a requirement at the Lesotho border post. Rapid test...
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    Re: Jk rear offroad bumper

    Check out www.renegadeoffroad.co.za, I have there front bumper fitted to my jku
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    Re: Caravan Storage protocols

    I never switch my fridge off. I just up the temp from 2deg to 10 deg. I keep my solar panel on the roof connected so that it trickle charges my 2x deep cycle batteries. Even under a shade cloth...
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    Re: Afrispoor Cheetah

    We also use 2x ground sheets depending on needs. A 6x3 and a 3x3. What we do however is place them in the travel blanket fitted to the nose. Even when wet and muddy they are easy to pack in there and...
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    Re: How to install a Cole Hersee solinoid

    It can be mounted vertically or horizontally, makes no difference. Just run correct wiring to and from, with fuses at both batteries
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    Re: Afrispoor Cheetah

    I noticed mine was damp in the lower corner, spare wheel side of the box. Water ingress from the bolt on the side that the cable attached to. Have removed the bolt. Put silicone around the hole and...
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    Re: Suspension question on Ford Ranger

    If you have a spring manufacturer in the area let them make a set. That's what I did with mine. Removed the old and fitted a new made up set with brushes
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    Re: Suspension question on Ford Ranger

    My Ranger carriers Concrete Fencing products and I also tow a trailer which tips the scales at approx 750kg. I had my rear leaf springs uprated by SpringRite. Hasn't given me a problem in the 6 years...
  23. Re: HILUX GD6 AUTO searching for gear after driving over a speedbump

    Thank you for the info
  24. Re: HILUX GD6 AUTO searching for gear after driving over a speedbump

    They state that the ratios are not the reason, although change to these is more to get lower emissions. The software update was done to help it become more responsive at light throttle when at low...
  25. Re: HILUX GD6 AUTO searching for gear after driving over a speedbump

    Would be interesting to know if anyone with a throttle controller has noticed a difference with regards to this
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    Re: Engine Coolant

    I personally flushed my system when I had to replace a leaking hose. Vehicle was on 100000kms and was due to change anyway. Filled with Wynns extended life coolant which is to the Ford spec. No mix...
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    Re: XCape or XPlore?

    Newer xplorer has a modular tent. This requires 2 people to errect due to poles. We always slept in the front tent, except when doing an overnight stop, and then we slept at the back. Bathroom was a...
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    Re: Rooftop Trailer Tent Setup Times

    Basic setup is always approx 30min if you have a set routine. However as stated the extras take time. Also how and where you pack is important. I have always found that you spend more time with...
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    Re: Afrispoor Cheetah

    I would phone Dave and ask him to send you a quick video on closing. If the setup is the same as the BunduAwn there is a good video on there web site. The bundu you close the back section 1st and...
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    Re: 79 Cruiser tow capacity

    The Vin plate will show gvm and gcm. The difference between the 2 is your max tow mass. This of course then goes with finding a tow bar rated to the same mass and a braking system to allow such a...
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    Re: KZN Jeep service

    See Pic. Speak to Aronhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210213/559b2bf78fbe4859e86e6daa0d2f0948.jpg
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    Re: Afrispoor cheetah - owners posi

    I have a piece off canvas that runs in this slide that connects to the underarm of the awning when open. This stops rain water down the back of the...
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    Re: Snomaster 66l double door

    My fridge is permanently connected to both power supplies in my off road van. This is normal and the fridge will switch over as required
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    Our bedroom view from scottburgh caravan park. No bush camp this weekendhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20201207/25db62f872e17d0c89d62132b472af43.jpg
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    Re: Afrispoor Cheetah

    I have towed my van for the last 2 years running on 17inch rims. Same Tyre and rim setup as my Jeep wrangler. Works well both on and off road. A 25mm lift in height (16inch vs 17s) at the sink is not...
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