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    Re: New member in need of advice

    Gareth I edited your reply to the Fortuner part... sorry:)

    ajs Yes, the Fortuner will be your safest most reliable buy....In all the SADC countries every little spare shop in very small villages...
  2. Re: Does a Fortuner (2009-2012) 80 litre fuel tank fit a 2007 V6 (65 litre)?

    This surprising consumption is driving in Mozambique @ 40/60-max 80 kmph for the past year...
    Even on consumption shows 11.7 to as much as 12.1 kml
    When I was last able to visit South Africa (Feb)...
  3. Re: Does a Fortuner (2009-2012) 80 litre fuel tank fit a 2007 V6 (65 litre)?

    Hi Gismo

    Please report back once you have done the Swap, I would love to do the same

    The 65 liter tank is really not nice on this mod Fortuner and to fill and see you have got 761 km range is...
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    Re: Newbie, looking to get a 4x4 vehicle

    Hi and welcome

    Nice Fortuner RB 3.0 D4D ..2012 to 2015 is in your budged and super reliable and will take you almost anywhere...
  5. Thread: 300Tdi Exhaust

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    Defender Re: 300Tdi Exhaust

    1 Box only...Remove the front and keep the rear...(Original)
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    Painful memories...Discovery 3 TDV 6

    Last night I scrolled through Gumtree and saw my beloved Landy advertised for 60K sitting in the sun, wind and rain..Dirty and neglected.

    I got that sickening feeling...the same one you get when...
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    Re: Day out to maloloja

    I miss my twice a month trip into Swaziland...(Cant say to Swaziland because I am virtually on the border)

    Beautiful country ...Lovely people...Thanks Karol...
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    Re: Disco 1 300tdi mileage

    I sold mine on almost 400 000 km...and still in contact with new owner as we still fish together

    Over 400 000 km now...Did head gasket and thereafter a new head....Hence the name Old faithful
    ...
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    Fortuner D4D 3.0 behind bumper winch mount

    I need to install a winch on my Fortuner (The Aquaquad is ready for COF)

    I have quoted at Stofpad and other and the price is fair but due to lock down in SA and we under state of emergency in...
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    Re: Would you help someone in distress? My story….

    To me it is 4 x 4 ethics to help a vehicle with trouble in the bush...

    So many times I encountered vehicles stuck in The Elephant park...Locals and tourists without the proper gear and as...
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    Re: Road closure Jozini Kozi Bay

    !00% correct Riaan

    Golela/Namahaacha or Goba via Siteki ...Boane and the the new tar road South to Ponta do Oura or Santa Maria is the best alternative

    Even going North on the new road is not...
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    Discovery 2: Re: Death Wobble - Disco 2

    Check Sway bar D rubbers as well
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    Re: Ponta after the new tar road

    If you remember Ponta before the new road where Tippo Tinto was sold next to the road in half liter plastic bottles and nice fresh prawn at a fair price with almost nobody on the beach you will be...
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    Re: Discovery 3 Engine Failure

    Sakkie if mine is not taken (Paid) soon you can make an offer.
    2006 TDV6 S

    The engine is removed to be fixed by someone interested but the 75 K quote was a shocker...;D
    Lets see what happens....
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    Re: Landrover - you have truly saddened me..

    March 2018 , made the one year / 50 000 km warranty Just
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    Re: Landrover - you have truly saddened me..

    Enjoyed it very much....If I had that writing skill my birthday venture with Swambo and grand child clustered in a roll back through Swaziland would have made for a nice farewell story to my Land...
  17. Thread: Techo King

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    Re: Techo King

    Plunger

    Thanks, They thought it to be around 25 Kg.

    I could not join because as it was end of the month "brille and pille'' time in SA and the one who usually takes the scale
    (Wie het die blik...
  18. Thread: Techo King

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    Techo King

    The guys got out to Techo Banine for a drone fishing trip and had success at last

    Sadly the GT could not be revived after and hour and half fight (The angler barely made it)
    Luckily he could be...
  19. Thread: Techo Banine

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    Re: Techo Banine

    Kayak fishing excellent, got my Croc couta there, 20.9 kg

    There is days and days, some only foamies to punch and the some days that backline mother...:o
    (Did broke a pedal there as well)
    In...
  20. Thread: Techo Banine

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    Techo Banine

    As requested "Plunger" a bit more on Techo

    Yes, you can camp there @R150-00 per person p/n

    The ablutions is under construction but in mean time the empty Chalets toilets and shower are...
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    Re: Catch of the day- please post

    Went first time Drone fishing at Techo Banine, Left the Kayak at home and the surf was a breeze, could have paddled the bait in.

    Got some good runs and thought it to be GT's as all been cut of on...
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    Re: Catch of the day- please post

    Nice catch Plunger
  23. Thread: Aug toer na Moz

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    Re: Aug toer na Moz

    Hi

    At this stage Manica Province at Chamoio is a bit hot...There was reports of some attacks on locals but wide spread...

    This is on the route to Mutare (Zimbabwe) border.
  24. Thread: Moz newbie

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    Re: Moz newbie

    Was die naweek by Techo Banine,

    Jammer, maar daar gaan niks aan nie, pragtige view en as jy regtig belang stel PM my.

    Kan reel vir verblyf, @ minnimum koste.
  25. Thread: Moz newbie

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    Re: Moz newbie

    Moz Newbe,

    You are really planning a holiday of a lifetime,

    The South from Ponta Do Ouro up to Santa Maria is a Jewel if you enjoy scenery and heavy 4 x 4 sand driving.

    The Elephant park is...
  26. Re: Trip Report - Bemugi’s place Santa Maria Dec 2019 – Jan 2020

    Jurgen

    Nice report, and appreciate the honesty....!
    That is exactly what you get..

    But yes, as stated the beautiful surroundings, safety and friendly people makes it worth it...!
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    Discovery 3 Re: The Wrath of a Disco 3 TDV 6

    Never proofed it to be a rebuild ..It was bought as a LR sub

    Since installed 76 000 km

    2006 mod
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    Discovery 3 Re: The Wrath of a Disco 3 TDV 6

    Hi Darron and all

    Yes, absolutely worth it to install genuine LR Sub ...I bought through a buddy of a buddy, of a known LR Engine supplier...

    I was never 100% certain but it lasted...(But...
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    Re: Disco on last legs, where to now?

    I have made that very, very difficult choice....Scrap the Disco 3 , count your losses and get a vehicle that you can go on holiday and enjoy the much needed rest ...
    Yes, the pain is un describable...
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    Fortuner Re: 2012 D4D Fortuner 4x4

    Mike Bob Yes,Only now I also doubt...

    There was a few alarm bells but the storey of this Sub being imported and the importer got cold feet sounded solid...And the price was maybe the thing that...
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    Fortuner Re: 2012 D4D Fortuner 4x4

    At this stage ??????....Sitting at Family members w/shop and started to remove the engine...

    I truly do not know...depending on the damage..Fix 20% or scrap 80% (Swambo scrap 150%)
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    Fortuner Re: 2012 D4D Fortuner 4x4

    I am a bruised Ex Land Rover Disco 3 TDV 6 owner and to get Swambo, the children, the grand children, the garden engineer and the dish washer replacement technician happy and off my back I budged and...
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    Discovery 3 The Wrath of a Disco 3 TDV 6

    Once the Disco got the feeling that I am looking towards other vehicles it decided it is time..

    The planned holiday started in the Disco and ended back home with a 2011 Fortuner R/B D4D 4x4 manual...
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    Re: Kayak Fishing KZN north coast

    Beautiful sport, and very enjoyable, Yes, alone not so nice but there is a huge stealth Group in Balito.
    Contact Brett from Stealth

    Question....Why Fisha or Evo...go for the Rolls ...Pro Fisha...
  35. Thread: Techobanine

    by LRTDV6
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    Re: Techobanine

    Hi Bertus

    Been at Techo last weekend.
    Very nice and Manuel is getting it started again, Building nice new Ablution for camping and allowing you to use the Chalets facility's at this stage.
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