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  1. Thread: KZTE oil usage

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    Re: KZTE oil usage

    do a compression test first then check for excessive oil to the intake manifold but it does sound like sump compression that can also be checked.
    for time being put wins charge in and see if the oil...
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    Re: Jockey wheel swivel clamp

    We put one on a large trailer 700kg tare and it worked alright did not give in although it had a lot of play in upright locked position maybe this was just the Ardendorf unit we got.Do like the...
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    Re: Camping Safety Paranoia

    I now camp allot in groups of people with other 4x4's and times have changed for me as my wife almost never comes with as she has her own hobby's that keep her busy.But must say that having two sons...
  4. Re: Gauteng East Rand Monthly G2G Braai Thursday 5th Sept 2019

    haven't been in a long time must make a plan.
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    Re: Subaru Forester Aircon issues

    that sounds very funny get second opinion.
  6. Re: Are the EB license requirements killing the camping industry?

    think a lot of it is a scheme for the corrupt government to make more money(old government issued a code 10 which was 16500kg to a 18 year old).As they say you cant teach common seance but if the...
  7. Re: Are the EB license requirements killing the camping industry?

    I think a lot of it is a scheme for the corrupt government to make more money(old government issued a code 10 which was 16500kg to a year old).As they say you cant teach common seance but if the...
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    Re: Old Vehicle: Sell or Fix ?

    I may stand under correction but Station wagons are cheaper in Bots(they do not protect the car market) and repairs can be expensive.So I think he is trying to work out his point of no return.
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    MediaRelease: Re: JHB to DBN on Dirt Roads

    Sounds like a good trip however if there is tar roads in the rural areas they are covered with speed bumps and thousands of them.The mother in law stayed in Balito and I decided to stay off the N3...
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    Re: Towing a Venter Trailer: Grand Vitara 2.4

    Got a Vitara 2.4 Auto want to tow a car trailer from Balito to Benoni with a MGBT on it can anyone tell me if it is capable.
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    Re: Namibia- How Sad

    Just my thoughts up prices to RSA users lets say to R1000 for boarder crossing and levy rental cars but surly that works both ways and I don't know how people from Nam traveling to SA will feel...
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    Re: wives and rooftop tent ladders

    Seen a lot of comments all to their own and conditions and Duration.Saw older couple with piggyback camper only single cabs I think but they stopped connected the 4 legs wind up remove vehicle pull...
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    Re: Life in Gaborone!

    I have two cousins that stay in Gabs and they have lived in Bots all their life so I am sure if they wanted to move they would.The other cousin hated it and moved to Francistown but he lived Magalape...
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    Re: Battery Powered Camping Flood Light

    It does have its merits for camping as sometimes you do not have nabours and place is pitch black can be used for setup and then a led camping lantern can be used.When traveling in groups one of...
  15. Thread: Porta potti

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    Re: Porta potti

    4x4 direct should have.
  16. Thread: High mileage

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    Fortuner Re: High mileage

    Top and bottom water hoses causes a lot of diesel failures as do water pumps and there again I presume you don't drive like an idiot at 160 loaded.
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    Re: Road or offroad caravan

    A friend of mine borrowed my caravan a few months ago but on his own with kids x 3 aged 8 to 11 he thought of-road trailer was better but he is used to his trailer.Lifting a caravan by two inches is...
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    Re: Road or offroad caravan

    I have had a caravan sprite 4 birth and gypsy 4 birth great with small kids pack a few days before and easy to tow also space for packing and full tent for longer camping and rainy days.However kids...
  19. Re: First time traveler in Africa looking for opinions on this possible itinerary

    not a travel agent but do read the Sa forms you need to keep surching on the SA forms.s

    My opinion.
    JHB to Kruger same as any traveler in the world stop only at recognized stops and be cautious....
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    Re: All terrain tyre choice

    I have a sfa with bf's front Michelin back without them I would really battle for traction.
    However safety comes to mind and if you do trails you don't want to cry for days if you damage a side...
  21. Thread: Eskom Toyotas

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    Re: Eskom Toyotas

    Telkom went to fleet so they never owned them so once of a certain age they receive new ones.So maybe Eskom done the same.A lot of wasted money.
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    Re: Camping for beginners - Please help

    To add my suggestion is that you see when a group is going out and go with you can state what you have and the group can help you fill in the gaps.
    when my kids where small I would camp at a place...
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    Re: Camping for beginners - Please help

    Have been camping for years caravan and tent.
    Done 3 province last and my on and I soiled 2 cups and a tea spoon(the non stick caserol dish was to get food done for the other kids not that I mind at...
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    Re: Driving with free wheel hubs locked

    Some landies did not have free wheeling hubs so I am sure that you can drive them with hubs locked.
    I have SFA and when I got it first thing I done as strip hub and degrease and then reassemble as...
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    Re: LC76 with 1HZ is miserably slow?

    A friend of mine came through from Vryburg to Benoni about 500km with a 4.2 and he said it was jurking onloaded on open road so we had a look it had twin fuel filters and one of the we had to take...
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    Poll: Re: Poll: Smoking in cars

    oldest child now 17 and have not smoked in house since,smoke outside however do smoke in car but windows open.use can or bottle for butts not ashtray in car.
  27. Thread: Tent question.

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    Re: Tent question.

    I was looking at the dome tents we have and thinking of getting a lightweight rip stop flysheet to cover almost entire dome hoping this would make life easier as heavy due and you have to wait for...
  28. Thread: Tent question.

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    Re: Tent question.

    We use the basic dome tent or known as a chopper tent for the scouts as they are robust and repairable.Advantages are that heavy weather they are more robust and warmer in cold weather as canvas is...
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    Re: Final demand: Zimbabwe's debt defaulters

    I don't know how true it is but was told mining that is privately owned will only run at 10% otherwise Mad Bob will take it I feel sorry but the people do not stand up against him. As to that at...
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    Re: Dutch military Amaroks

    I know that Holland is flat but I don't see much lift on that VW for veld use just my 2 cents.
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    Re: Bad Experience at Ezemvelo

    Did not have the same bad experience as we went over long weekend as Scout group and camped the first night and the stayed in the hikers hut witch did not have proper lights and fridge.They did give...
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    Re: Gauteng East Monthly G2G Braai 2 June 2016

    Thanks
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    Re: Gauteng East Monthly G2G Braai 2 June 2016

    Neil/Rodney/Willie and Heine would like to join tonight if possible.
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    I drive an Hilux SFA and somedays think how good...

    I drive an Hilux SFA and somedays think how good it would be to drive a vigo for the comfort part as to cost it is what we want to fork out.
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    about 30 to 40 minutes with wife and two teens...

    about 30 to 40 minutes with wife and two teens thats tent chairs lights etc.
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