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  1. Discovery 4 Wiring diagram for Front Runner long range tank

    Hi all

    Jacques is in the middle of installing a long range tank in our Disco 4 and needs a wiring diagram. Front Runner are closed now so if any of you guys have one please could you email it to...
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    Discovery 4 Re: Disco 4 - half roof rack

    Wow, that would have been perfect but the measurements I have for this are 1560mm (L) x 1255 (W).
    So this would not fit?
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    Discovery 4 Disco 4 - half roof rack

    We are rather shocked at roof rack prices on line. Where/what is the most affordable roof rack? We only want a half rack to carry a 6th tyre when camping and perhaps some firewood wrapped in canvas...
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    Re: Mapunga Bush Camp - Kafue National Park

    Tony, long time indeed! Yes we built our own upmarket tented camp about 12km upstream (10km by road) towards Hook Bridge. We are shareholders along with others.

    Many thanks to all of you who...
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    Re: Summit Trailers fan club

    Hi All

    So we are finally the very proud owners of a Summit Everest! We love it so much we head off at least once a month to a nearby campsite. We have several within an hours travel in the bush...
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    Re: Mapunga Bush Camp - Kafue National Park

    Hi AMA

    Yes you need to pay park fees of $15 pppd and $15 for your vehicle. I know this sounds a lot but the Kafue has the lowest park fees in all of Zambia.

    If anyone is in the area please pop...
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    Re: Mapunga Bush Camp - Kafue National Park

    Rudy, clearly I am confused today. The address is [email protected] I will edit my first post.
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    Re: Mapunga Bush Camp - Kafue National Park

    Hi Guys

    Well camping nowadays is such fun it doesn't make sense to stay in a hotel. I have attached pics for you but I do know they are on FB. No website. I will ask for rates for their tents...
  9. Thread: D4 Tyres

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    Discovery 4 Re: D4 Tyres

    Awesome, thanks for all the help. I will wait for our local quote then decide which way to go.
  10. Thread: D4 Tyres

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    Discovery 4 Re: D4 Tyres

    Great feedback, many thanks. I have heard the Duratec's have weak sidewalls. Is this true? Any ideas on what a Duratec/Hankook sells for nowadays and where would the best place be to find them in...
  11. Thread: D4 Tyres

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    Discovery 4 D4 Tyres

    Hi all,

    We live in Zambia and run a lodge in the Kafue National Park. We have just bought a D4 for the company as a 2nd transfer vehicle and it's job description will be very varied.
    ...
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    Mapunga Bush Camp - Kafue National Park

    Hi All

    We run a lodge near Hook Bridge and have recently bought a trailer which we are loving so very much! We bought a Summit Everest in case anyone is interested. So now it is hitch and go and...
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    Tyres for D4 from Namibia - help please!

    Hi all,

    We live in Zambia and run a lodge in the Kafue National Park. We have just bought a D4 for the company as a 2nd transfer vehicle and it's job description will be very varied.
    ...
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    Re: Kasane - Lukulu - mid August 2016

    Some pics as promised. We were fascinated to see the locals "herd" their cattle across the Zambezi.

    Yes, we got stuck crossing the section from Sikale to Lukulu (I was driving) but I included...
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    Re: Kasane - Lukulu - mid August 2016

    Are you going further north than Lukulu? 3.5 tons on the ferry based there is asking for trouble. I have just checked and the ferry is still a rusty tin can and unreliable. My husband had to...
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    Re: Bridges/road update - Sioma/Liuwa

    BTW it is 57km from Mongu to Kalabo and if you look at the attached pics you will see you will be using a hi way! What an insane road! Almost a pity as I think there are many of us with very fond...
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    Re: Bridges/road update - Sioma/Liuwa

    Good question. Not sure at all to be honest. I will find out and let everyone know.
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    Re: Extra wide towing permit

    No sadly they can't otherwise I would have put it on the back of our 7 ton truck.
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    Re: Extra wide towing permit

    Gert, pain in the rear to have to get escorts etc but I hear what you are saying. But agreed, Johan. I have just got the contact details on the "trailer/towing" section for a lady in RA in Namibia...
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    Re: Extra wide towing permit for Namibia

    Thanks so much, Johan!
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    Re: Extra wide towing permit for Namibia

    Hi

    Thanks for the info. Good idea to contact the construction guys. We know of someone in Katima.

    No chance to put it in the water as we won't get it out again but that would have been fun!...
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    Extra wide towing permit for Namibia

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    I am towing a trailer from Kasane to Katima (using Ngoma border) that is 3m wide and 7.5m long. It is loaded with an ali pontoon boat (roof off). I understand I require an extra wide permit. ...
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    Extra wide towing permit

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    Not sure if this is the best place to post this but looking for advice on getting an extra wide towing permit for Namibia. I am towing a pontoon boat from Kasane and want to cross into Zambia...
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    Re: Bridges/road update - Sioma/Liuwa

    PS Mongu now has a brand new Shoprite complex with a few good takeaways.
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    Bridges/road update - Sioma/Liuwa

    Hi

    Just a quick update attached on the opening of the bridges/roads over the Liuwa Plains as well as at Sioma.

    Regards
    Linda
  26. Updated information: Campsite at Hook Bridge - Kafue National Park

    Hi All,

    Just to give you some updated information on camping in the Kafue. The old Kafue Lwengu Camp is now under new ownership and will be launched as Roy's Kafue Camp and Campsite. For those...
  27. Craig, no. The batteries weight in at about...

    Craig, no. The batteries weight in at about 200kg heavier than a conventional engine. What is that, 600kg? Would be great though!
  28. Bertie, because it it isn't destined for Mukambi...

    Bertie, because it it isn't destined for Mukambi we won't go the solar route just yet. As you know we leave our vehicles across the river in the park which would not be safe for a bank of batteries...
  29. I would imagine it is far cheaper if you consider...

    I would imagine it is far cheaper if you consider fuel AND maintenance on the engine provided it has longevity. This is why we have it. We must put it through it's paces and do the comparisons.
    ...
  30. Owen, you are going to have to fight my hubby for...

    Owen, you are going to have to fight my hubby for time at the wheel! Boys and their toys...
  31. At the moment we are charging it off our...

    At the moment we are charging it off our generator which, I know, defeats the object! But remember this is a concept vehicle - one has to start somewhere. Ultimately it is destined, along with 2...
  32. We are totally amazed at how awesome it is! I...

    We are totally amazed at how awesome it is! I will be honest that I was the worst sceptic on the whole idea but once it arrived I was blown away! The engineers are geniuses!
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    Hey B, We close 7th but are fully booked 4/5/6...

    Hey B,

    We close 7th but are fully booked 4/5/6 but I can help anywhere btwn 30 Oct and 3 Nov incl.

    Bye
    L
  34. Electric Game Drive vehicle? Mukambi launches the first ever in Zambia

    We were recently the recipients of the very first electric game drive vehicle in Zambia! As far as I know the only other one is in Kruger.

    So far it has exceeded all expectations regarding...
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    Busanga Self Drive Special 2013

    Hi,

    We are offering a Last Minute Self Drive deal for anyone wanting to visit Busanga Plains during 2013. Please email me for further details!

    Ta
    Linda
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