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    Re: Botswana not how it used to be..

    .......the times they are a changing.......

    Sad reality......Cape town.....George....Nossob.....Swakop.....Moremi......Mana..........Hartenbos........all these place changed a lot over the last 20...
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    Re: Windhoek to Mata Mata

    Just to clear thing up, Yes and Yes.;D
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    Re: Land Cruiser buying advice

    Strong, reliable,thirsty vehicles.

    lovely overlander.

    Looks like a good maintenance history, but....I am no expert.

    if she gets 5km/l....she will be lucky
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    Re: Polentswa Bee Problem

    Was there for a week start of the month.
    Almost no bees.
    Previous few years we had major bee issues.
  5. Re: best place to buy meat & Veg in Araob or Koes

    There is shop/co op in Koes
    They sell veg eggs etc...not woolies quality but the basics.

    If you can get their contact details ask them about the meat, think I saw meat but not sure.
    very nice...
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    Re: Nossob to Keetmans or Koes

    We did Nossob to Koes via Mata Mata this June.

    Left Nossob at 8....Koes by 4.

    Hotel ....never stayed there seems clean enough.
  7. Suspension Re: 2006 Cruiser 100 VX - Suspension gone "soft"

    I drive a Vx with Old man emu.
    All the old suspension parts are still in my car.

    If you need spheres you can come and remove mine .
    Regards
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    Camera for my wife.

    Hi.

    My wife is a fairly keen photographer and currently uses a Canon 400D.

    She has a 150-300 canon and a 300-500 sigma lens, no stability

    She has been using it for the last 10 years....but...
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    Re: Why would you not buy a 2008 LC200

    Vir wat dit werd is, weet van 'n 200 diesel met 430 000km op die klok.

    Niks major moes doen nie, waterpomp etc....turbos nog original.
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    Re: Ai-Ais Going Down The Drain

    Stayed for 2 days April 2018.

    Was clean and everthing worked fine....camp was full.
    Will stay again June this year....kids loved it
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    Re: Land cruiser 100 4.2 vx or 4.7 vx

    I am on my second 4.7 V8.

    Cost to run a petrol v diesel.....not sure....everybody makes that sum to suit their preference....;D;D

    I get 6.7 km /l doing 120km/h empty car.

    When towing a...
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    Re: fridge or chiller

    The joys of camping.....

    Just make sure you and your wife can reach into the fridge when mounted on a drawer system.

    I have a mate , he is about 1.8m and his wife is 1.6m.....she always needs...
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    Re: fridge or chiller

    Your setup also plays a role.....if you have a caravan or trailer...you have loads of space....2 fridges then is the number.....if only a vehicle....different story...
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    Re: fridge or chiller

    You will always fill your fridge.....always.....

    But I have found 60l to be the sweet spot between 2 big or 2 small......

    For a family of 4 the 40l is just a bit small for a 2 week Kalahari...
  15. Re: Reliable service centre in the Bellville/Durbanville area?

    JB's is topklas!
  16. Re: Campsites in Namibia (Caprivi Strip) similar to Botswana

    Did the Caprivi houseboat thing a few years ago...enjoyed it a lot.
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    Re: Firewood for Witsand & Kgalagadi

    Guy that is parked next to the road, zero 82 443 1618

    I give him a call to just make sure I find him when traveling up.
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    Re: How many Pinzgauers are there in SA??

    The Dr. that lives in Bellville are about 4 houses from me.
    Car is perfect...lovely....drives it every now and then.....makes us all green with jealousy!!!!!
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    Re: 2011 Prado viewing in Belville

    Send me the details and I will gladly assist.
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    Re: Planning a trip to Cape Town

    For the days you want to be in Town, do a air bnb or something similar....once in Cape Town itself you can do a lot in a few days time...but camping 50km away and traveling in will ruin your holiday...
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    Re: RESPECT - Bellville Fire Department

    I drive past the Stellenbosch branch daily and always see them training, running around the block or marching!!!!

    Fortunately haven't seen them in action but on all accounts they look professional.
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    Re: What's wrong with the Prado 150?

    So people all have different views on why they buy cars......I look at my needs....then ..I buy for reliability, resale value, value for money etc.


    I tend to keep my cars for longer than the...
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    Re: Sentraal Kalahari

    BUT.....if you are lucky you can see plenty of game....saw lion a few times, leopard twice,brownies, wild dog and loads of badgers last time there.

    Magical place....tough roads...very...
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    Re: Would you buy this LC 100?

    MY 2c

    I drive a 100 series V8 petrol.

    Current mileage is 244 000km, replaced a fuel pump, and that is it.

    When I did my research a 8 years ago a very renowned Toyota mechanic in Cape town...
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    Re: Richtersveld: Sendelingsdrift to De Hoop

    Did the route in December with a 100 series Cruiser with a Bushlapa Ratel in tow....went fine...just slow...very slow
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    Re: Theewaterskloof Dam - Water Level

    The current rain and last weeks will make a big difference in those levels!!!!
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    Re: Theewaterskloof Dam - Water Level

    thanks for the info.
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    Re: D707 Road in Southern Namibia

    One of the most picturesque roads ever........one of the worst roads ever......was so badly corrugated on my last 2 trips it was undrivable......

    Ans yes...I spend 14 days a year in the KTP....I...
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    Re: New Prado best discount

    Spoke to my "connection" yesterday.
    He said 5% is not bad....but main problem is waiting time.......seems to be about 3 months...at least.....not many get brought in....why.....not sure....
  30. Re: Dual Battery System for Land Cruiser Series 100

    I have installed a extra battery in both my 100 series V8's .

    Used Burnco in Stikland both times and were satisfied on both occasions.

    No problems after 5 years.

    Pm me if you want more...
  31. Thread: Camp Syncro

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    Re: Camp Syncro

    Enige idee wat hulle vra en wat als ingesluit is by die koop?
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    Re: Land Cruiser Consumption Question

    On my second V8 petrol,

    100km/h-6.7km/l

    120km/h-5,8km/l
    140km/h-5,4km/l

    120km/l towing a big offroad trailer- 5,2km/l

    140km/h towing a big offroad trailer-4,4km/l
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    Poll: Re: How old is your Cruiser Pickup?

    The farm where we hunt has 6 cruisers.

    2 very old ones....like 30 plus years old....still running......

    2x 4.5 EFI

    1x V6
    1x V8 diesel

    Amazing cars.
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    Re: Kgalagadi rain reports

    Anybody?
    Nobody?
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    Re: Velloorsdrif Kamp

    En daar leer ek ook iets voor ek gaan slaap.....;D;D;D
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