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    Re: One or two spare wheels for Botswana

    The only reason I support the extra casing idea (and advised my FIL to do so, as he had what I believe are substandard tyres for heavy offroad use), is that there's usually the skills/manpower in...
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    Re: One or two spare wheels for Botswana

    As Tony suggested, carrying just a spare casing is an option.
    On one of our Bots trips that my inlaws joined us on, my FIL strapped a spare casing to his normal spare wheel on the back door, so it...
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    Re: Puncture repairs

    itís ok.
    I lit incense, lay in a bubble bath and cried until I couldnít anymore.
    feeling much better today now.
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    Re: Buying second hand Prado is fsh important?

    For me personally, it doesnít matter what the car is, a full service history is a must. Not necessarily dealer service, but at least documentation that oil and filter changes have been done
  5. Re: Nissan X-trail(2006/7)- indicators and hazards stopped working

    Id also check this first before anything else
  6. Re: Wood in Hartbeespoort - Don't Buy Next to the Road

    Lovely.
    This side of harties is also without power. I shall be braaing tonight for sure, but with honest wood from the Oostermoed folks up the road.

    DONT support these criminals next to the road!!
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    Re: Puncture repairs

    Absolutely. I wont argue with that.
    A person can use every piece of PPE he has all the time if he feels safer with that, I have no problem with that.

    But, to say a person is uninformed if he...
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    Re: Puncture repairs

    Im sorry. But I take exception to this.
    We're not children. And we're not uninformed.
    I might not have done the tens of thousands of kilometers through Africa that you have, and you can rightfully...
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    Re: Maintenance for short distance commuter

    My brain still just cannot compute driving 2.5kms to work.
    But anyway, who are we to judge
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    Re: Trails this weekend

    Will keep this in mind. Im sure my wife has something planned for this weekend anyway, but I'll check.
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    Re: Maintenance for short distance commuter

    Bru. 2.5kms?
    Get a bicycle. thats how you mitigate the wear
  12. Re: What has been your favorite 4x4 trail, 4x4 trip?

    I agree 100% with this one. It was a tossup for me to either detail my favorite 4x4 trip, or 4x4 trail and I decided to put in my trip. My favorite trail is also dewildt for all of the reasons youve...
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    Re: Expecting twins and need a new car for SWAMBO

    now thatís interesting. I thought the patrol and the 105 were very similar in size. Iíve found that thereís nice space on the back seat of our patrol for the two baby seats and mom buckled in in the...
  14. Re: What has been your favorite 4x4 trail, 4x4 trip?

    My favorite 4x4 trip will always be to Chobe, Botswana. The strip between Kasane and Ngoma. Yes, it can get very busy with hundreds of tourists, but theres just something about parking under a tree...
  15. Re: Have you been fined for a light bar on your vehicle in Namibia?

    Agreed.
    Im actually considering removing my spots all together from my vehicle, I dont use them. Driving at night is madness these days.
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    Re: Puncture repairs

    Just on this.
    If its the kit with the plastic handles please throw it away or burn it asap! Those plastic handles break when youre putting all you force on them pushing the shaft through the tyre,...
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    Re: My Wooden model car thread

    Amazing work!!
    i agree, that cobra is fantastic
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    Re: Jimny Gen4 1st impressions

    Is it just me or is the paint in the engine bay different to the outside of the car?
    Why is that?
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    Re: Trails this weekend

    Yip, I think it will do that. But I didnt know that back then :-[
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    Re: Trails this weekend

    haha! I could very well have then! I remember everything on both sides of that, but not that section.
    I remember being so jealous of Andrew in his cruiser infront of me idling down the zig zags on...
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    Re: Trails this weekend

    I do to, but I cry when I look at my tyres afterwards!

    Hmm, I wonder if ive done that section, I might not have. I would definitely remember side slopeys I think.
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    Re: Trails this weekend

    At first I was going to say that John Rock must be REALLY hectic then!
    Piesangkloof gives me the shivers, but, after thinking about it a bit more, its actually not a difficult trail, it is however...
  23. Thread: tyres.co.za

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    Re: tyres.co.za

    Surely this guy must be the most successful criminal to ever grace this forum. He just keeps on going.
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    Re: Which double cab?

    With 3 kids, thereís just no ways a double cab will work. Ok. It will work, but will be a hell of an irritation.
    a good mate of mine just had a third kid and he got himself a new fortuner. The...
  25. Thread: Coalitions

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    Re: Coalitions'

    Can we all just please stop posting on this thread so I dont need to see the thread title with that bloody apostrophe the whole day.
    >:D:):)
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    Re: Nissan Patrol GRX 4.8 Service

    I used to use Rugged Africa up in Hillcrest when I used to stay there for my 4x4s before I got a Patrol.
    Im not aware of any Patrol specialists down in durban though unfortunately.
    Maybe post the...
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    Re: The 2021 Official 4x4 Community River Trip!!!

    Yip, but, im one of what seems to be a small handful of weirdos who has absolutely no attraction to the northern cape. The dry, arid landscape does nothing for me.:-[
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    Re: The 2021 Official 4x4 Community River Trip!!!

    I was worried the suggestion was going to be the northern cape
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    Re: The 2021 Official 4x4 Community River Trip!!!

    Interesting. Ive followed the river trip threads, both her and on the patrol forum for years, but have never managed to make time to get on one, but yes, it has seemed that over the years it has...
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    Re: Second Hand 4x4 | What to Buy help?!

    I must say, this is a hard truth Im starting to realise as well lately. Life has definitely gotten in the way of any heavy 4x4 use/requirement
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    Re: If this is yours....

    Im pretty sure theyre not
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    Re: If this is yours....

    I see a turbo badge stuck on the back there.
    I wonder if it really is turbo charged? that would be very very interesting
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    Re: Engine Oil Capacity - Toyota Fortuna

    So basically, OP, you have a fun afternoon ahead of you of trying to remove around 1L from the sump. Thats a horrible job!
  34. Fortuner Re: Buying advice for a reliable used SUV/Bakkie

    must say, Iím of the complete opposite opinion on this. Iíve found the station wagon setup invaluable with the small kids. Almost every trip we have an issue where something is needed from another...
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    Re: Recovery from road to hell

    Ive also wondered about the rope. I remember when the advent of this new thing first came out the initial reactions were that its great, but, it absolutely cannot touch anything (the floor, rocks,...
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