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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    Off to Roratau bushcamp tomorrow for two nights. Excuse to check the van out and get ready for 10 day trip next week to the berg! Will be at Khotso Lodge for 7 nights and hope to do Sani Pass,...
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    Re: Price on Diesel charged

    Sasol 10ppm at Sasol Bedfordview is normally at least R1.00 cheaper than anywhere else.
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    Re: Help with Sani Pass

    Would also like to know as we will be going up on the weekend of 7/8 August.
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    Re: Price on Diesel charged

    Sometimes the price displayed is for say 500ppm but they fill up with 50ppm. I have been caught like that before or when challenged they say the boss forgot to change the price!
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    Re: Wild camping: wat is dit?

    Sounds just like home!!
  6. Re: Mahindra Scorpio SUV 2015 4x4 shock absorbers

    So managed to get the rear shocks from Mahindra East Rand for R2921 for both and fitted by Supa Quick for R450. Should be good then for the next 150k!
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    Re: RIP 150AH Lead Crystal

    Mine gave up 2 months ago after 5 years and got R100 for it at battery shop. Replaced with Royal 1150k LA for R1500.
  8. Re: Mahindra Scorpio SUV 2015 4x4 shock absorbers

    From Supa Quick Fishershill - Front and rear Gabriel Safari HDP including alignment, installation and vat - R7841.51
  9. Mahindra Scorpio SUV 2015 4x4 shock absorbers

    Has anyone had a similar problem? I wanted to replace the original shocks, having done 150k, with Gabriel Safari HDP, so the front ones fit no problem but the rear ones do not. The ends are too...
  10. Re: eMshophi Campsite (uMkhuze Game Reserve) - Progress

    Will do!
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    Re: Scorpio S11 SUV

    Means there is only one in Mossel Bay!;D
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    Re: Towing a conqueror conquest

    Have a 2015 Scorpio Adventure suv, so same 2.2 mHawk engine, and towed my Summit Everest trailer with no problem and now Jurgens XCape with no problem either. This is my third Scorpio over the years...
  13. Re: eMshophi Campsite (uMkhuze Game Reserve) - Progress

    We knew about this a month ago and spoke to Lundy about our booking that we already made sometime ago and were told that our booking would be honoured so we'll see! We live in hope!
  14. Re: eMshophi Campsite (uMkhuze Game Reserve) - Progress

    That is not good to hear! We camped at Tambotie in Jan of this year for 7 nights and had a great experience! Booked again for 10 days now beginning of August so we will see! The other place one can...
  15. Re: eMshophi Campsite (uMkhuze Game Reserve) - Progress

    Any details/updates on the issues at Somkanda?
  16. Sticky: Re: Searching For Campsites,Backpackers,Places Of Interest, Mountain Passes And Eater

    Thanks looking forward to that! Coming from 7 nights at Noup, after Pypersboom then 4 nights at Mokala.
  17. Sticky: Re: Searching For Campsites,Backpackers,Places Of Interest, Mountain Passes And Eater

    Booked Pypersboom for 4 nights end of December!
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    Re: Seat covers for Mahindra SUV

    I had mine done at Takla Kyalami. If you search for the thread in the main section you will see plenty of options that were suggested and some photos.
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    December trip from Edenvale

    So just worked out our 3 week trip in December:

    1. Red Sands - 16-20 Dec - 4 nights
    2. Kameeldoring Augrabies - 20-23 Dec - 3 nights
    3. Noup Diamond Coast - 23-30 Dec - 7 nights
    4. Tankwa Karoo...
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    Re: Jurgens XCape

    This past weekend camping with the grand babies, fur babies and daughter! Next trip will be in August for 10 days at Somkanda, then 3 weeks in December doing Augrabies then to Noup on the West Coast.
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    Re: Definitive SA bush camp list

    See my report above. We are going in August again for 10 nights. The bush walk with the rangers is highly recommended but not sure how things will pan out as there has been a change of management....
  22. Re: Newbie Game drive / camping locations advice

    Most reputable campsites/caravan parks/resorts are fine safety wise. For a gentle game drive go to Rietvlei game reserve. Plenty of camping places in Dinokeng as well.
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    Re: Deep cycle battery advice

    My humble set up! Working well so far with the Royal 1150k battery and the old LC battery from the caravan!
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    Re: Ellies Double Battery Inverter Units

    Maybe you got a lemon, as there is no smell in my living room and they come highly recommended by Henk from Ultimate Overland who installs them in his trailers. On another thread he gives very good...
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    Re: Ellies Double Battery Inverter Units

    Many people would disagree with you and actually recommend the Royal battery. I have just bought a Royal 1150k for R1550 excluding old battery, which means I could buy two of them for the price of...
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    Re: Deep cycle battery advice

    So thanks to a referral from the forum, I eventually bought a Royal 1150k 105A from Mike of Enviromental Energy for R1550 excluding old battery with a 12 month warranty. Although he stays out in...
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    Re: Hi Cycle of Diep Cycle

    Who/where do you buy your Royal's from?
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    Re: Hi Cycle of Diep Cycle

    Thanks that is useful. So I am looking at the Royal 1150k 105ah for R1400 as opposed then to the Enertec 105ah deep cycle at R3000 for my needs and usage profile. Got a price of R2242 from Deltec...
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    Re: Hi Cycle of Diep Cycle

    Which hi cycle would you reccommend?
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    Re: Off grid camping sites

    Buffalo Gorge Wild Camp Middleburg
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    Re: Off grid camping sites

    B'Sorah, Danielsrust, Booyzynkraal.
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    Re: Avoiding solar power throwaway

    Heat the swimming pool and jacuzzi?
  33. Re: GT Libra vs. Imagine Trailvan vs. Invader Quattro

    Well yes if one is prepared to put up the add a room, which we had, but takes quite some time to erect. In that case he could also look at the Camptech Bosvelder with the room underneath the bed or a...
  34. Re: GT Libra vs. Imagine Trailvan vs. Invader Quattro

    Also look at the Tuffcats Shumba. There is a 2016 one advertised on FB marketplace for R179k.
  35. Re: GT Libra vs. Imagine Trailvan vs. Invader Quattro

    Not a 4 sleeper.
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