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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    The Hluhluwe leg of our trip is over and we have arrived at Salt Rock for the next week. 544703544704
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    Attack by the 3 Amigos on my Disco 2.

    While out and about in the Hluhluwe area we hit a section of road with very bad corrigations. We stopped at a place of interest and when starting up to leave the dreaded 3 Amigos had invaded the...
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    Re: Keeping cool in a tent - tips?

    As per my post on the other thread where this is mentioned. I made a similar one using a coolerbox. It didn't matter if I used small ice blocks or big chunks of ice it had no effect on temp in a room...
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    Re: Johannesburg Heatwave

    I made a similar one using a coolerbox. It didn't matter if I used small ice blocks or big chunks of ice it had no effect on temp in a room at all. I even tried forcing the flow of the air over ice...
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    Re: LED tail lights supplier

    I buy most of my goodies from Breno Parts in Boksburg. I think they do have online sales. Have a look at their website. http://www.brenoparts-autoelectrical.co.za/
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    Re: Cell Phone Camera Photo's - PLEASE contribute

    Bats in the tree next to the caravan this morning. They had just come in to roost when we were getting ready to leave for Hluhluwe Umfolozi reserve. 544503
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Land Rover here please

    This is not my Landy unfortunately. It's part of the display at the game capture museum in Hluhluwe Imfolozi Park. 544485544486544487
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    Re: LED tail lights supplier

    I use light made by Truck Lamp and sold at the auto-electrical shops. Non of the other last and last lenses go pink in the African sun. You pay a bit more but you won't have any problems later.
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    Bushbaby Lodge and Camping in Hluhluwe is home for the next week. 544119544120
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    Ran away from the Big Smoke to Hluhluwe for a week. Xplorer towed like a dream again behind the Disco. 544116544117
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    Re: Caravan camping in Northern KZN.

    Will be lekker to meet up Riaan.
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    Re: Discovery: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    Yip, Bushbaby Lodge for the week then down to Salt Rock.
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    Re: Discovery: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    The Disco dragged our Xplorer from the Big Smoke to Hluhluwe without skipping a beat. Used about 3/4 of the tank of diesel travelling at 100km/h. I'm very impressed with the drive-ability with the...
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    Re: Caravan camping in Northern KZN.

    Finally we are here at Bushbaby Lodge in Hluhluwe. Set up camp without a total meltdown as its 26c and overcast with a bit of wind. Time to relax and unwind before we do some exploring....
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    Quick nighstop in Piet Retief on Saturday then on to Bushbaby lodge for the next week. We then off to Salt Rock for the next week before meandering back to the Big Smoke via Pietermaritsburg.
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    Re: Glue on Paintwork - how to remove??

    That is guaranteed to dissolve your cars paint. There is a special solvent for removing glue from vinyl without major damage to the paint. I use benzene to remove glue residue, even from price tags,...
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    Re: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    Check that you are using the special nuts for the spare wheel. They are deeper than standard nuts due to the stud length. Standard nuts bottom out before the wheel is properly secured which can cause...
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    Re: Tiny Teardrop Camper Design & Build

    If you want somewhere to test the van that isn't hectic have a look at Breedtsnek Pass / Maanhaarrand Pass. It's a nice outing with lovely views which could give you some good photo opportunities. ...
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    Re: Td5 sump plug stripped

    Here is the link to the Adendorff kit as I wasn't able to edit my previous post.
    https://www.adendorff.co.za/product/mac-afric-114-piece-oil-sump-thread-repair-set/
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    Re: Td5 sump plug stripped

    Plugs that don't have a flange and washer are normally a tapered thread and shouldn't be used in an aluminium sump. It can cause the sump to crack.
    I have seen a kit available from Adendorff to...
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    Re: 6mm or 10mm for solar extension lead

    I use the 4mm solar installation cable that I got from AC-DC. I was told that 4mm will be fine for any application up to 20 metres in length from the solar system expert at AC-DC.
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    Re: Caravan camping in Northern KZN.

    Thanks Riaan. The butchery is worth a visit on it's own from what I have read. The Captain supply will travel with me but the other refreshments will be bought down there as there will be a mutiny if...
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    Re: Caravan camping in Northern KZN.

    It's just less than 2 weeks before we will be set up at Bushbaby Lodge so now its time to get all the final arrangements sorted. I have heard that there is a good butchery in the area and if this is...
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    Sticky: Re: LR parts offered / required

    Thanks for the hoses. Was nice to have a chat. Your Disco 1 looks awesome.
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    Mine is a 2004 model without the front fold-out bed.
    I had both hubs off just after we bought the van to re-grease the bearings but didn't think to take down the bearing part numbers.
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    Sticky: Re: LR parts offered / required

    Hi Byron.
    I will take them off your hands as an emergency spare. I have sent you a WhatsApp message.
    I'm based in Eastleigh.
    Regards. Paul.
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    Not a major rush thanks Henry. I've got a leed or 2 to follow up on and will keep everyone posted.
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    I'm looking for the part numbers for the wheel bearings used on my 2004 Xplorer so that I can get a spare set to keep in the van. I have done a search on the forum but haven't been able to find the...
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    The Disco 2's initially came out without the centre diff lock being available as Mr Land Rover decided their new traction control system was all that was needed. The CDL function was still in the...
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    Re: Toyota ad banned

    So true Poen.
    And then people wonder why so many members that have a world of good credible information to pass on to the next generation rather pack up their tablets and move on to different...
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    Hi Riaan.
    Thanks again for the offer to link up and show us around. We are there from the 13th to 18th October then move down to Salt Rock for a few more days.
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    Re: Discovery: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    Yes it could but applying it without any minute air bubbles that will expanded with heat can be challenging. The UV resistant film is normally applied to stickers before they are cut by passing the...
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    Re: Discovery: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    It's my opinion that nothing else is needed after the polish I've given it. If other guys want to experiment further with painting and applying other films they are welcome to come give us their...
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    Re: Discovery: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    There are only a few small marks left from the deepest pitting but I wasn't going to take that much material off with water paper for them. For me the added expense of having to go buy the correct...
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    Re: Discovery: What have you done with your Discovery today?

    Having painted different materials with 2K type paints, if you don't use the correct hardener / thinners for that specific material it all turns to shite. I'd rather do a bit of polishing every now...
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