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  1. Thread: Route help.

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    Re: Route help.

    Longer but safer and far less headache:...
  2. Re: What is the least overlandish vehicle you have used and what was your route

    Between 1997 and 2007 I did a lot of overlanding/off-roading/rough road trips in my 1986 BMW 318i. From fording brown torrents in a flooded central Maputo to getting stuck at night in the Limpopo...
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    Re: Is this possible?

    Wow!!
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    Re: Is this possible?

    Another ridiculous attempt to punt an assortment of parts as a one-of-a-kind classic:...
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    Re: Is this possible?

    F****n [email protected] Plain greed.
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    Re: Expecting twins and need a new car for SWAMBO

    Mitsubishi Outlander.
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    Re: Morgan Bay Caravan Park

    Yellowwood Caravan Park in Morgan Bay is rustic but pleasant. Not next to the sea though.
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    Re: Weekend getaways

    Zion Game Lodge in the heart of the Waterberg is very nice. Dr. John Van Zyl, veterinarian at Vaalwater, opens his lodge to visitors during the quieter times (summer) at reasonable rates. They'll...
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    Re: Tshipise this weekend

    Go drive Van Coller's Pass! It featured more than once on Voetspore and is a proper 4x4 mountain adventure. It starts at Waterpoort west of Tshipise, certainly closer than 150 kilos.
  10. Thread: MP tourism map

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    Re: MP tourism map

    The Blyde River Canyon in all its glory from top to bottom including Mariepskop.

    The Panorama Route including Sabie/Graskop/Pelgrims, all the waterfalls and old gold rush relics. The Graskop Lift;...
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    Re: Is this possible?

    People in SA are going crazy with the prices of old cars they parade as true classics. Any immaculate Cressida can at best be an affordable classic; it is after all just an old Cressida, not a Rolls...
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    Re: Hermits Wood or Cobham

    Enige een!! Die badkamerfasilliteite by albei is maar karig maar darem skoon. Hermit's Wood is nader aan die Ho Berg vir stap maar Cobham is nader aan Sani. Die mooiste? Kan nie kies nie, albei is...
  13. Thread: Hello

    by Jens78
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    Re: Hello

    Hi there and welcome! That Jeep looks nice and the drivetrain is tried and tested. The only negatives are poor ground clearance (easily remedied with a mild lift kit) and heavy fuel consumption. For...
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    Re: Sabie / Graskop visit

    Last time we went there was Feb 2019 and it looked good. The food at the on-site restaurant, Divine Foods @ The View, was fantastic. We stayed at A Pilgrim's Rest Guest House in Graskop, best guest...
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    Re: Ml help in bloem

    G & D Diesel Pump Repairs (Bosch Car Service) give excellent all-round service, even if that Merc is not diesel.
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    Re: Jeep model and year ??

    Sorry, dunno.
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    Re: Jeep model and year ??

    7 to 8 km/l for a stock AMC-powered CJ... BWAHAHAHAHA!!!! I would say keep it original and just budget for your adventures! In SA from the mid-70's the CJ-5 had the 3.8 litre AMC i6 with three-speed...
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    Re: Replacing the ML

    Negotiate for a good deal on a new Pajero Gen4 LWB before they're gone!
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    Affordable wheelin' in the Rocky Mountains

    Beautiful scenery and great fun in old 4x4 near-bangers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aT87F5PTQqM.
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    Re: Prado or Fortuner

    I'm sure there is! ::) Care to share, since you live out in the sticks where dependability is most important?
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    Re: Best campsite near/in Margate

    Port o' Call in Trafalgar is near-perfect; direct beach access, beautiful views and super neat.
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    Re: 2003 Mitsubishi Pajero 3200 DI-D Auto 3Dr

    Sick! I see these crazy 'but there's no other like it and I know I'll get my price' ads often. There's always something fishy in such a case; crazy people ask crazy prices and you don't want to make...
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    Re: My Chevy K25 returns

    A thing of beauty! Does it still have the Chevy V8 and 4-speed box? 3000 r/min @ 120 km/h seems perfect for that setup.
  24. Thread: Bird ID

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    Re: Bird ID

    I agree, the 'furrowed' wing feathers are diagnostic.
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    Re: Accommodation for 2 Clarens - town

    Same! For sheer value I always punt Maluti Mountain Lodge, but it's not central or really within walking distance from everything.
  26. Thread: Meat loaf

    by Jens78
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    Re: Meat loaf

    Thank you! I was always wondering why my meatloafs were sitting halfway deep in its own juices after baking for 55 mins at 180C as I've used enough breadcrumbs. A good meatloaf is a nice hearty...
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    Re: Accommodation for 2 Clarens - town

    Patcham Place B&B is lovely and as central as you can get without the nightlife sounds disrupting your sleep. I know, because I've BTDTGTT.
  28. Thread: Write off?

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    Re: Write off?

    Sterkte Hennie, crap happens maar mens beur mos voort. Geniet die visvang!
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    Poll: Re: What veg don't you eat? Why?

    I don't like patty pans (sour taste and off-putting texture) or those pale small mielies (tastes like straw). Not a fan of baby marrow but if prepared correctly it's good. Fresh asparagus is good but...
  30. Thread: Nissan Terrano

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    Re: Nissan Terrano

    If it drives fine then stop worrying! Those are really nice cars.
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    Re: Kia Sportage 4x4 vs Nissan Terrano

    The Terrano was one helluva good off-roader, especially in SWB form but they are hen's teeth now. Its 2.7 Tdi engine is apparently very good; ask Reenen. But then again, look at your Forum title and...
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    Re: Seeking Accommodation Advice

    A chalet at Glen Reenen, Golden Gate.
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    Re: Where SA cars end up

    Now THAT is a South African classic! I remember the rivalry (1982 - 1984) between Alfa with their 2.5 GTV6, locally stroked to 3.0 and BMW with the 535i; they were competing for the fastest local...
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    Re: N3 - Himeville - Then Up North but Where??

    Petri, lyk my jy't jou eie vraag beantwoord! Laat Jomar jou drop by Howick by die R617 afrit en skiet Himeville toe. Gaan kamp by Sani Top, raak gekuier en ry die volgende oggend af. Op die...
  35. Re: What are the 3 most reliable bakkie engines that will last the longest

    Nissan 2.4 petrol, maar o ###, to live with that gutless guzzler is torture...
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