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  1. Re: Plum Tree Border, going north, best time of day to go through?

    Hi Mike,

    Strictly a fuel consumption issue. Went through Masiloje in May with the family and road has gotten pretty bad (at least with a trailer that is not an off road trailer) and so will use...
  2. Re: Plum Tree Border, going north, best time of day to go through?

    Thanks for the great information!

    John
  3. Plum Tree Border, going north, best time of day to go through?

    Hi all,

    Because of the need to make my petrol stretch as far as I can on this trip to Zim (and also pulling a trailer), I plan to go through the Plumtree border post on either Wednesday the 2nd...
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    Re: Zimbabwe update

    HI,

    I can't comment on your route as I don't know too much about it. But my input is to just think carefully about how to manage that trip without taking fuel with you. It seems that fuel is...
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    Re: Zimbabwe update

    Mods please delete this post!
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    Re: Mabolwe/Mulambaphele Border Post

    HI Mike,

    I will be there ahead of you. I'm headed to Bocha and have to be there on the morning of the 24th. If by chance I find a wifi signal somewhere, I'll try to update here.

    regards, ...
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    Re: Mabolwe/Mulambaphele Border Post

    Hi Mike,

    I went through Mabolwe at the end of May. If I remember correctly, they had at least one layer of tar on the road up to Manama mission and were pushing construction towards the Tuli...
  8. Re: Zim dollar back forex now "illegal" in Zim

    I'm almost 99.9% sure that at the border you will still be able to pay with forex. The gov wants it badly, just doesn't want to pay their people in it!

    John
  9. Re: Zim dollar back forex now "illegal" in Zim

    My heart aches for the people there, more misery and hardship seems to be on the way.
  10. Re: Zim dollar back forex now "illegal" in Zim

    HI Mike, it seems suspicious because it is so sudden. It doesn't make sense, but with the way the RTGS and bond were free falling against the dollar last week, something had to give. Seems like the...
  11. Zim dollar back forex now "illegal" in Zim

    HI all,

    I'm seeing a lot of postings about Zim eliminating the multi-currency system as of today, June 24, 2019. Electronic RTGS and bond notes now the "only" legal tender in Zim.

    Not...
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    Used Roof Rack help

    Hi Forum,

    I could use some educating about used roof racks from people here on the Forum.

    I have a trip coming up that will require a roof rack instead of a trailer. I don't want to break...
  13. Re: Mabolwe/Mulambaphele Border Post Information

    Hey just an update to anyone wanting to use this route into Zim.

    The Maps.me https://maps.me app that you can get on your phone has the new roads on it to the Mabolwe border post from Mabolwe...
  14. Re: Mabolwe/Mulambaphele Border Post Information

    Hi Mike,

    I have not done that drive, but I do know they continue to push the tar road south of Guyu. In November, the tar was almost to the Manama mission turn off and is probably there or past...
  15. Re: Mabolwe/Mulambaphele Border Post Information

    Thanks for educating me!

    John
  16. Re: Mabolwe/Mulambaphele Border Post Information

    Hi Mike and Tron,

    Mike, with all the great information I've gotten about Zim from you, I'm delighted that I was able to assist in a small way.

    Tron, the bank is not bad now with the new road...
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    Re: Toyota Indie Randburg

    If you are willing to drive to Krugersdorp, Toyo Motors, Ralph Beyers is great!

    16 President Street
    Krugersdorp
    s.26*06'00.7"
    E.027*46'29.6"

    Tel: 011 660 8834/7
    Fax:086 275 0554
    Web:...
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    Diesel Electric Krugersdorp

    I needed new bonnet struts for my Prado. McNaughtons was closed on Friday taking stock, so based on comments from forum people, tried my luck at Diesel Electric. Said they could get the struts,...
  19. Re: For those concerned about travel to Zimbabwe

    I got this off twitter this am from a journalist based in Bulawayo (see below in larger letters). He's pretty reliable. I'm heading to Zim for work on Thursday, but taking 80 liters of fuel with me...
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    Re: Currency question

    Can you use rands in Zim: Yes

    Where is the big question and who. I've always used rand at the border for all transactions and did last week as I went through Mulampeli, but also at Beit Bridge. ...
  21. Re: Trusted Land Cruiser mechanic - Rustenburg/Pretoria/Johannesburg area

    I've used Ralph at Toyo since I got my Prado. No one I would trust more with my vehicle.

    John
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    ARB compressor Oil seepage

    Hi all,

    Just bought a 72L high capacity ARB portable compressor. Worked great the first time I tried it but I also noticed where the air chuck connects to my indeflate valve that it was seeping...
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    Re: Cooper Discoverer AT3

    I had the Cooper's on my Prado, got over 100,000 kms on them. Really enjoyed them and did not think the road noise was bad. I would have gotten them again but the price had increased a huge amount. ...
  24. Re: Beitbridge Border - Help me know what to do

    Unfortunately, my experience the last two months has been same as TEDX2. My two autistic children were traumatized by the experience, again, large queues going north into Zim, HA looking a blind eye...
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    Re: Yokohama Geolander AT015

    Gosh, honestly I was not trying to stump the forum :) .

    Anyone that had the old version AT 12 Yoko Geolanders have any input?

    John
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    Yokohama Geolander AT015

    HI forum,

    Loved my Cooper AT3 but can't pay almost R4000 per tyre to replace, I"m looking at the Golanders ATO15.

    I've seen some initial input on the forum about them, but wanted to see if...
  27. Re: High Quality Seat Covers For Suzuki Jimny

    Have Escape seat covers for my Prado for over 4 years now. They have been excellent!

    John
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    RSA T4A section

    Hi,
    On my last trip to Bots, my T4A section of SA was lost on my Garmin? Showed Bots fine when I was there, but as soon as I got back into good ol RSA, there were no roads? Was working fine for the...
  29. Re: Mabolwe/Mulambaphele Border Post Information

    Hi Neilw,

    By chance have they cut a road down to the Sashe river on the Bots side that goes straight across to the Zim side, or did you drive around the stakes and use the "old" crossing?
    ...
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    Re: Kolobeng/Livingstone Mission site

    Thanks James,

    I've sent an email off to Bots tourism and awaiting an answer!

    John
  31. Livingstone Mission site/ruins Mabotsa/Gopane

    Hi all,

    I'm looking for someone to education me on the Livingstone Mission site in the area. (not Moffat station in Kuruman). It's the place DL went after leaving the Moffat Mission Station and...
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    Kolobeng/Livingstone Mission site

    Happy New Year all,

    I'm looking for any information on the Kolobeng/Livingstone historical site near Gabs. I know where it is but have not visited as of yet. I'd appreciate it greatly if anyone...
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    Sticky: Re: Beit Bridge Procedure Sticky?

    FYI, check on the electronic TIP, guy that works at Beitbridge/Musina says it is not functional and working yet. Posted something to ZIMRA's twitter account asking if would be working properly by...
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    Re: 3rd party insurance

    I have entered Zim through Kariba, Beit Bridge, Masiloje, Mlambapele, Plum Tree and never had any issues getting third party insurance at any of the. At Mlambapele, I was the only car through in the...
  35. Re: Border fees for Zim registered vehicle

    Thanks Lizette,

    What a helpful post with great information. Follow up question, if you know?

    Being outside the customs union, would a Zim vehicle that paid the road tax also be covered for a...
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