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    T5 Headlight Bulbs Replacement

    Which LED replacement bulbs will you recomend for an old (2007) T5 Kombi? H7 / H1.
  2. Thread: Renault Duster

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    Re: Renault Duster

    I appologise if this has been posted or discussed before. Due to time constrains, I seldom visit this nice forum thread. The following might be of interest to 'core' 4x4 enthusiast. With a light body...
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    Re: From scratch to overland

    Good advice Mgc711,
    On another note, his eldest child will loose 1 school year right there! Will never be able to catch up... [emoji22] My parents did that to me when I was 12 and it was the only...
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    Re: Everest vs Ranger

    How many km/l do you get with the Everest on a long holiday trip?
  5. Re: Richtersveld would you rooftop or take an explorer ?

    Thru out Africa - 'Rule of Thumb' is: Where ever you see people posting: "It was OK to go with our big trailer/caravan (1t or more)" it means you'll also be OK with a diff locked 2x4 WITHOUT pulling...
  6. Re: eMshophi Campsite (uMkhuze Game Reserve) - Progress

    I was in Mkhuze 2 months ago. Used both access roads. The Northern one was a bit bad but the Southern (nearer to Sodwana) was OKish. The park itself was a bit of a disappointment. Very VERY nice...
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    Re: 2.4kWh 48V Lithium Battery

    Believe it or not, that is not correct. Adding up electricity does not work the same way as bananas ;)
    Without going into details, 1+1+1+1 = 4 bananas. I agree.
    But with electicity... It will...
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    Re: Jimny 4x4 -Trailer combo

    I don't want to get burned. I seldom post in this forum. Now and than a thread will pop up, which pushes me over the edge and I start tipping [emoji16] Honestly, towing anything with a Jimny is an...
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    Re: Would I be crazy to drive to Rwanda now?

    With Covid-19 doing the rounds.... Your adventure will be much less of an African nature. It can be done but if you can postpone to next year, do it. Otherwise take lots of bribe money with you......
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    Re: Kershout Laagte

    People, here are 2 x pictures (I have more) of some "people" behaving badly. They have illegally camped at Huisklip over the long weekend, knowing they are not allowed to do that. Eventually Port...
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    Re: This is not good for the Mozambique

    1. Sadly you are correct. 1 Billion rand down the drain...
    https://www.defenceweb.co.za/featured/deployment-of-1-165-sandf-personnel-in-the-drc-extended/

    2. Yes, there were SA casualties. The...
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    Re: This is not good for the Mozambique

    US Intervention??? FFS #DreamOn #RealityCheck This thread is about Northern Mozambique...
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    Re: This is not good for the Mozambique

    Yes. Not good news though. As I have said 10 days ago, today TOTAL has completely withdrawn fron Afungi. There are about 800 Moz soldiers left behind plus numerous workers and thousands of refugees....
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    Re: This is not good for the Mozambique

    [emoji1787]
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    Re: This is not good for the Mozambique

    "Moz has to ask for help- so far they haven't"
    Actually they have but SA politely refused to get directly involved and opted for AU cooperation - which will never come... South Africa was warned by...
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    Re: This is not good for the Mozambique

    No, Putin did not approve because he only found out later! And He was furious when he found out what was going on! Russia has a number of such paramilitary groups. Wagner group is not really Putin's...
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    Re: This is not good for the Mozambique

    You are right. Big embarrassment. You'll hear very little in the African Media about this 'help'.
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    Re: This is not good for the Mozambique

    The Russian did not send the group! Putin did not want them involved! The Group did not have Putin's blessing! This is a small, private organization who managed to infuriate Putin ;). Putin wants the...
  19. Thread: Renault Duster

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    Re: Renault Duster

    1200km on a 63 litres tank??? WOW... #WellDone That is like 18+KM a litre! I only can dream about that. I get 15 (or a tiny bit more). Never mind a 4x4... None of my vehicles ever came to 18 Km/L....
  20. Thread: Renault Duster

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    Re: Renault Duster

    Yes, I do that too. But are you sure that on the Duster 2 the stability control still functions at speeds below 28-30Km/h? As I understood from the Russian forum, at speed below 30Km/h the ESP...
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    Re: Renault Duster

    The document is quite old. Over the years a few things (Soft-Ware) have changed here and there (like maximum speed in LOCK MODE before switching to AUTO). Thre is a difference between the Electronic...
  22. Thread: Renault Duster

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    Re: Renault Duster

    Hi Butch, I know you are technically minded, hence you might find this attachmend from GKN interesting:
    Please ignore the NISSAN X-TRAIL T30 title (read from ADVANCED ELECTRONICALLY CONTROLLED ALL...
  23. Thread: Renault Duster

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    Re: Renault Duster

    The 4x4 Duster is a Front Wheel Drive vehicle. The front axle always receives power. To send power to the rear axle, it uses a EMCD (Electro-Magnetic Control Device) system made by GKN. The Duster...
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    Re: Summer rains, is this unusual or just a reset.

    And 100km to the West of PE (from Jbay/Humansdorp) right to the Western Cape, everything looks nice and green, with the grass growing like crazy [emoji106] All the small farm dams are overflowing but...
  25. Re: How to predict Sand Dune (uphill) driving quality based on specs?

    Best reply so far.... ;D
  26. Re: How to predict Sand Dune (uphill) driving quality based on specs?

    It is all relative to the total weight of the vehicle! Actually total weight comes 1st in line and then all the others. You'll have problems beating my feather light 4x2 beach buggy and you'll have...
  27. Re: Conservation YouTube series in Mozambique - Contacts?

    Well, as much as I love Moz I won't post stuff in here which might endanger tourists and fellow country man (Germany). The thing with Zone 2 is not about Islamic militants. They only come in Zone 3...
  28. Re: Conservation YouTube series in Mozambique - Contacts?

    This story I also follow from day one. Would like to go and fly there with my microlight. And yes, hunters are some of the most dedicated wildlife conservationists! The only issue is the location of...
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    Re: What is your Fuelly stats ??

    Don't believe the board computer. It is using a random generator as guide [emoji1787] Rather write down the km, litres and money paid. After 10.000km post the figures and let us do the calculations...
  30. Re: Buying advice: +150k km, 2nd hand, 5-seater softroader

    Duster all the way... It is cheap, parts are cheap and easy to get and the vehicle is popular (especially in Europe). You waste time and money with the more expensive and large engine choices...
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    Re: This is not good for the Mozambique

    Well, there is easier money to be made somewhere else! As a matter of fact they are completely shutting down, while the investment is at an early, pre-production stage. The shareholders have spoken....
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    Re: Transporter 4Motion 35mm lift advice please

    If you keep your lift below 30mm, the extra wearing out of CV joints is not an issue. Keep in mind, the 4Motion is primarily a Front Wheel drive vehicle. The rear axle only works a few thousand km...
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    Re: 235/85/16 on Hilux Vigo

    Of course.As a side note: I love the Wranglers 👍 I get the point of racing off road. I was under the impression he used the Hilux as a family, holiday vehicle. For off road racing - the sky is the...
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    Re: 235/85/16 on Hilux Vigo

    Be careful when fitting larger diameter tires on any vehicle! And even more so on a Hilux! There is a reason why VW and Ford stick to 29.5in tires! Toyota decided to go with slightly larger 30.5in...
  35. Thread: Renault Duster

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    Re: Renault Duster: here’s where the problems are:

    Absolutely! On the 1st gen Duster there is no other way. You did the absolute right thing. The suspension is better with the 2nd generation though. Even than, I tour solo plus some 100 to 120kg of...
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