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    Re: best Garmin for overlanding

    Not all nuvi's can do routes. I used nuvi's for many years for overlanding , not the entry models as they cant do routes, neither the top of the range. Bought the Overlander, basicly for the bigger...
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    Re: Camping Shower and Pump

    I have used over the years various methods for showering. Leaving jerry can in the sun or on the roof, or against the fire with a small submersible shower set plugged into the lighter, and one of...
  3. Thread: Snorkel or not?

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    Re: Snorkel or not?

    Yes on a LC V8, but not on 1Hz Troopy maybe not.:)

    Anyway, yes we never fit snorkel on bakkies for the construction sites, so yes the filter must cope.:) But the filters are being replaced more...
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    Re: Prado 150 air suspension on start up

    Yes it should retain the height, and adjust only with a load change or setting change.
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    Re: Snorkel or not?

    Not sure what is a raised intake?

    Most cyclone pre-filter swings the heavier particles horizontal out and then it settles and stays in the pre-filter, where the ram intake type forces the heaver...
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    Re: Ongeluk, en versekering weier om skade te herstel

    Dit is juis my punt. Hulle wil net invorder.

    Het jy al die sommetjie gemaak teenoor dit wat jy uitgee aan asuransie en dit wat jy al geeis het oor n tydperk?

    Ek het voorheen die ouer...
  7. Thread: Snorkel or not?

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    Re: Snorkel or not?

    At drive speed on a gravel road not much dust enter the filer, but with slow driving even sand will enter. Then a snorkel comes to its right.

    Obvious a snorkel don't filter that much larger...
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    Re: Ongeluk, en versekering weier om skade te herstel

    Asuransie maatskappye like nie as jy begin claim nie. n Paar jaar terug het ek 3 of 4 claims redelik kort op mekaar gehad op verskilende voertuie en drywers, toe begin hulle met allerhande stories. ...
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    Re: Namib-Naukluft coastal route

    Yes more or less.
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    Re: Elephants dying in huge numbers ?

    Some reports ruled anthrax out! Some ellies apparently had neurotically damage.?
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    Re: Camping Shower and Pump

    There many of these small camp gas geyser on the market. Some even includes the shower head. All required is a descent pressure pump and gas a bottle, a bit of plumbing, hose and wiring.
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    Re: Is this winch on back to front?

    Yes, as long as the drum is operating as it should.
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    Re: Is this winch on back to front?

    It does not matter which way the motor is mounted on the winch drum, in other words go can turn the motor around that the wires are at the back, as long its pulling the rope/cable in from the bottom...
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    Re: Amarok built by Ford

    Hopefully it better than both the above and a 76 series LC.>:D
  15. Thread: 150kw Hilux

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    Re: 150kw Hilux

    Yes, but toyota had to make sure they dont loosing some of their market because of not competing with engine performance. If one can get a 180Kw VW or Ford for the same price you will think twice...
  16. Re: Poll camping fridge failures to assist your fellow camper

    :) Many good service reports on other manufacturers, why?. I always says I dont want a fridge with a good service record, its of no help in the bush . >:D
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    Re: Elephants dying in huge numbers ?

    Yes most likely.
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    Re: Camping Shower and Pump

    Start the vehicle:).
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    Re: Camping Shower and Pump

    You should get the pressure requirements for the geyser also. That is a 5l/min geyser thus the pump must deliver at least 5l/min at the pressure that the geyser requires. My guest would be it would...
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    Re: Essential overlanding mods

    For once a while trip its not essential.
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    Re: Essential overlanding mods

    Yes 60 years ago it worked fine, with a Renault 8 through Bots and South Rhodesia over December. with a paper map. Helped fixed a landrover or two and got rescued by landrovers a few times.:) Dont...
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    Re: Tyre size: effect on power and economy

    I would not go for the 265 unless you do mostly slow off road driving.

    245/75 works otherwise ok.
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    Re: Amarok built by Ford

    So they competed against themselves!:)
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    Re: Amarok built by Ford

    Yes I think so.
    Rumours were that Toyota wanted to compete with BMW and Audi which did not worked.
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    Re: Amarok built by Ford

    Not a Ford or VW. TSA took the good selling Camry off the market and replace it with a another sedan, forget the name, that never took off, and it was then withdrawn soon after. I get the feeling...
  26. Poll: Re: Which diesel Toyota engine is most reliable if you hardly use the vehicle?

    Why diesel? A d4d hilux will do the job surely, and long hauls will be little bit more comfortable with a loaded vehicle, and so the V8 cruiser and 2.8. However the 1Hz is the preferred vehicle for...
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    Re: Isuzu KB 250 Compensated straight pipe, why not?

    Has 2 Iz 250De bakkies in a row. One day I need to go flat out for some emergency only to realize I drove it anyway flat out all the time. ;D
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    Re: Maxxis AT980 advice

    Punctures may become more, depends where you use it. Else no issues.
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    Re: Amarok built by Ford

    Yes lets see when it comes. I cant see that the sales will be better then before here, based on dealer's network and their quality of service.
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    Re: What pumps to go for with solar in mind

    I used to buy Grundfos sqf solar pumps only, good but become very expensive. Recently bought a multiflow from https://www.cedarsolar.com/products-solar-water-pumps/. Cheaper, with 3 separate parts...
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    Re: Gd6 Hilux Leafspring Packs

    Somebody told me once you overloaded a pack of toyota springs they will not recover, did not believe it till now:)
  32. Thread: Runva winch review

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    Re: Runva winch review

    I have runva 12000 on one bakkie, used it maybe 10 times in the 4 years, so far so good. They have a good back up service currently. Obviously made in China therefor the decent price.

    8000lb...
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    Re: Gd6 Hilux Leafspring Packs

    How much permanent weight on the vehicle? I bought new LC DC and fitted a canopy and wheel carriers and had to install heavier springs as it was sagging quit a bit without any other load
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    Re: Rhino vs ARB replacement bumpers

    Not sure if I agree. Both the oryx and kudu I hit with the ARB on a cruiser were deflected away, although not a very high speed. I would think without a bull bar the chances that it will come over...
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    Re: Rhino vs ARB replacement bumpers

    I use ARB always and twice had an hit with it at about 60kpu, kudu and oryx. Replaced the bumper with minimal damage to the vehicle.
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