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    Re: Pool pump, and computer standby

    Re pool pump and solar, I wonder if something like this would not be a better/ more cost effective solution:
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    Re: Garmin Montana 610 issues

    Sorry Grumbles - but it really does sound like the brains in that unit are not so lekker somewhere ... ;)

    Only bit that kind of still pointed to it being an issue between the Mac and the 610...
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    Re: Garmin Montana 610 issues

    Hi Grumbles,

    One final thing that you could maybe try:

    - Make sure that you select “Always match route to the map on my device when transferring” setting in the Device Transfer Options in...
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    Re: Garmin Montana 610 issues

    Hi Grumbles,

    Couple of things to maybe check:

    - are you using the same T4A version on the device as you are in BaseCamp?
    - does this happen with only one route created in BaseCamp - or with...
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    Re: Mababe gate to Savuti to Linyanti

    Hi,

    We drove Linyanti to Savuti 2 weeks ago (ie the reverse of your 2nd option).

    We were warned by the park rangers that the sand sections were tough, and they were quite - there were several...
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    I recently also had a 'grrrr' sound coming from...

    I recently also had a 'grrrr' sound coming from the front of the engine on my Colt 2.8 (2000 model). After investigating I found that the bearing in the tensioner pulley for the aircon compressor was...
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    Hi Edwin, We did the Nossob Eco Trail 3 weeks...

    Hi Edwin,

    We did the Nossob Eco Trail 3 weeks ago. Really enjoyed it and hope you will too!

    In the evenings a communal braai was the norm. Everyone would provide a bag of their wood and one...
  8. Thread: Kgalagadi

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    Hi Oscar, looks like we have a very similar...

    Hi Oscar, looks like we have a very similar itinerary!
    Augrabies - 22 Mar
    TR - 23 Mar
    Mata Mata - 24 Mar
    Nossob - 25 Mar
    Nossob Eco Trail - 26,27,28 Mar
    TR - 29 Mar
    Will be in a silver-blue...
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    Sticky: That must have been me! Sorry I didn't notice you...

    That must have been me! Sorry I didn't notice you - I really was concentrating on the traffic.

    Cool, spotted and logged for the very first time ..... ;D
  10. Thread: Colt Alarm

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    I had the same problem a few years ago. Replaced...

    I had the same problem a few years ago. Replaced the switch (established it to be the one for the drivers door) and voila .... it's been working ever since ....
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    Not sure if arrangements have already been made,...

    Not sure if arrangements have already been made, but if not, I'd be happy to help out as well. I live close to Cape Town and am fluent in German (in case the lessons didn't work out ... :) )
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    Also happy to help. Let me know if needed.

    Also happy to help. Let me know if needed.
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    I also normally use a 3G modem (with SA or other...

    I also normally use a 3G modem (with SA or other local SIM card) for remote internet access. However there are still places .... fortunately .... where there is no cellphone reception - and hence no...
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    Have a Waeco 50L. Have used it on several...

    Have a Waeco 50L. Have used it on several overland/ offroad trips over the past 7 years. Also spends the the rest of the time working as a secondary bar fridge. Most travels done in the back of the...
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    I am sure there are others places that rent out...

    I am sure there are others places that rent out these items as well, but here is one that I know of, see http://safaricentre.co.za/rentals.html .

    I guess you might want to narrow the possible...
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    2000 Colt Rodeo 2.8tdi with 206,000km on the...

    2000 Colt Rodeo 2.8tdi with 206,000km on the clock, and still going as strong as ever!

    Herewith evidence of her reaching 200,000 km's .... ;D
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    The Outback roofrack on my CK GLX LWB has the...

    The Outback roofrack on my CK GLX LWB has the dimension 130x210. Not sure about the SWB.

    IMO the size for the GLX and GLS should be the same. For what it's worth, when I was shopping around for a...
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    Hi Winemaker, The system was installed by...

    Hi Winemaker,

    The system was installed by Frontrunner back in 2000.

    I have used the roofrack on several overland trips (Northern/ Southern/ Easten Cape, Namibia, KZN etc). Not the hectic...
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    Hi Cfish, I have a Colt with a FrontRunner...

    Hi Cfish,

    I have a Colt with a FrontRunner roofrack. I'm not sure if this is the same configuration as you have, but attached is a pic showing how mine is mounted - with the bracket bolted into...
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    Tried ordering some items on the list from the...

    Tried ordering some items on the list from the Paarden Island branch today. They were only prepared to give me the 'normal' price and knew nothing of the specials.

    Funnily enough, the same...
  21. Thread: My new Mitsu

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    Excellent vehicle. May it give you many years of...

    Excellent vehicle. May it give you many years of trouble free adventures!
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    I opted for the African Outback roofrack om my...

    I opted for the African Outback roofrack om my GLX. Bought and had it installed at 4x4 Megaworld mainly because they were running a special on the unit. They removed the existing trim on the roof and...
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    My Colt is a 2000 model, mileage is currently...

    My Colt is a 2000 model, mileage is currently 205000km. Not one serious problem to date, but I'm careful to drive it like a diesel likes to be driven and I also know it's full history!

    Just like...
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    Congratulations! May you have many years of...

    Congratulations! May you have many years of trouble free pleasure .... Enjoy!
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    Excellent, glad to hear that you managed to get...

    Excellent, glad to hear that you managed to get the rims!

    Re the tyres: I put Bridgestone 694's on the Pajero and am happy with them so far. On the Colt I have the BFG AT's and am also very happy...
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    Hi SteenM, Congrats on getting the Pajero! ...

    Hi SteenM,

    Congrats on getting the Pajero!

    1. There was a previous discussion concerning your roof rack question, see:...
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    Phoned the Tygervalley branch and they have a set...

    Phoned the Tygervalley branch and they have a set of 4 in stock at R500 (ex VAT). These are the six spoke version with the 2 little 'indentations' at the side - pic beneath explains it better!!
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    Wow, that price for the rims is crazy .... ...

    Wow, that price for the rims is crazy ....

    Have a look at the thread: http://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php?t=41693

    It was about a month ago that several members bought these...
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    Congratulations, looks great! Hope you have many...

    Congratulations, looks great! Hope you have many years of faithful service!!

    2,5 years back I bought a GLX as well. I have upgraded as follows:
    - NL Dual Battery System with 75AH Deltec Battery ...
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    Hi Hermans, I have 2 more attendees: ...

    Hi Hermans,

    I have 2 more attendees:

    Shaun Martheze will join as co-driver for the L1&2 on Saturday.
    Alexander Michl would like to join us for the bush mechanics course on Sunday.
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    Hi JohnT, I have a 60CSX and am absolutely happy...

    Hi JohnT, I have a 60CSX and am absolutely happy with it. Have had it for about 4 years now and still going strong. It is great all round unit, I use it for overlanding, for hiking, for geocaching,...
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    Tato, thanks for the tip. I had 4 mags on the...

    Tato, thanks for the tip. I had 4 mags on the Pajero when I bought it (same as the ones in drifterB's photo), however the spare tyre was still on the original steel rim (GLX/ Afrika version).
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    The club is still around, see www.xplorers.co.za...

    The club is still around, see www.xplorers.co.za. You can join via the website.

    I joined some 2 years back and have been receiving the XPlorers magazine ever since (comes twice a year I think).
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    I have exactly the same problem with my 2.8 when...

    I have exactly the same problem with my 2.8 when towing a boat or when travelling heavily loaded ie. with loaded roof rack and full camping kit.

    This only seems to happen when the engine has to...
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    the not so new newbie ....

    Hi to all,

    Not strictly ‘new’ to the forum – have been a member for the past 2 years. I have not however been active in giving input or writing posts but thoroughly enjoy reading and digesting...
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