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  1. I have had something similar with a Cruiser and...

    I have had something similar with a Cruiser and solved it by doing three things:

    1: Replace Thermostat. They are very cheap and easy to do.
    2: Replace viscose oil in van. Not so cheap, but also...
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    Right, so here...

    Right, so here you will find the photos I used in the video.... They are in two sections and you can view then as a slide show, or as individual enlargements of the thumb nails.

    I have not renamed...
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    Hey Mike, I'll phone you in the week and send...

    Hey Mike,

    I'll phone you in the week and send you the version where you can choose your speed.

    The problem with a half speed version is that it will take 25 minutes, and Catt gave me a 5 minute...
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    So here is a little blast from the past! It's...

    So here is a little blast from the past!

    It's been more than 9 months since we have completed our little trip and the editing through photos and blogs is steaming ahead!

    I've put together a...
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    Wow, this is just luck I had a look at this...

    Wow, this is just luck I had a look at this today. I assume you are staying at Wim's?

    On www.pictureafrica.org I have a "guides" section with all the info I can give you on it.

    Ethiopia is...
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    www.t4a.co.za (http://www.t4a.co.za) will provide...

    www.t4a.co.za will provide maps and answers.

    The basics are that you will experience mostly hard gravel, some deep sand and perhaps one water crossing int he purros canyon. I would reccomend...
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    Now I bet you guys thought this thread was done...

    Now I bet you guys thought this thread was done with...

    Believe it or not, I actually posted another chapter on the Blog: http://africapicture.blogspot.com/

    Why so late? Well, here is an...
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    Hi guys, We arrived in the UK last night...

    Hi guys,

    We arrived in the UK last night after a shade more than 46 000km!

    We're staying with Catt's parents for a bit and I think it will be impossible to separate her from our two golden...
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    Hey Guys, Week 50 is on the blog now......

    Hey Guys, Week 50 is on the blog now...
    http://africapicture.blogspot.com/2011/03/50-interlaken-to-la-ferte-gaucher.html
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    Hi Gang, It's a bit late this time, but...

    Hi Gang,

    It's a bit late this time, but rather than never, here is our week 49 report where we left Egypt: http://africapicture.blogspot.com/2011/03/49-cairo-to-interlaken-egyptswitzerland.html
    ...
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    Ha Ha! We saw their stickersall over Africa. Not...

    Ha Ha! We saw their stickersall over Africa. Not sure where we crossed paths. What is it with the Swedes and Pink?
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    Thanks Mike.... We know... we think we are...

    Thanks Mike....

    We know... we think we are prepared, but are obviously not. we did however make notes of all our bright ideas during the last year and will hopefully see the next chapter in life...
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    Greetings all.... I fully intended to write...

    Greetings all....

    I fully intended to write the last week's update on the ferry but rough seas meant a lot of lying down on a bed looking green.

    anyway, After 60 hours on a tub we made it to...
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    Hey Guys, Week 48 (Man that's a lot of weeks!) is...

    Hey Guys, Week 48 (Man that's a lot of weeks!) is uploaded here: http://africapicture.blogspot.com/

    We are.... still in Egypt...
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    Hey guys, Haven't posted out of pure...

    Hey guys,

    Haven't posted out of pure lazyness.... However, we did manage to survive another week: http://africapicture.blogspot.com/2011/02/47-cairo-to-sharm-el-sheikh-egypt.html

    I'll keep...
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    Right ho: 46 is uploaded. By far our most...

    Right ho: 46 is uploaded. By far our most challanging week...

    http://africapicture.blogspot.com/2011/02/46-luxor-to-cairo-egypt.html
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    Latest news: We managed visa extentions in...

    Latest news:
    We managed visa extentions in Tahrir Square this morning before the protests started. Catt got her's, mine will take 10 days due to my wonderful green passport.

    The French came to...
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    A Few quick notes on Sudan: Jan 2011

    A quick few Sudan notes:

    We travelled this in January 2011.

    For the full story of our travels, you’re welcome to have a look at the Blog on www.pictureafrica.org or...
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    So we'lol be heading to the western Desert to...

    So we'lol be heading to the western Desert to hide away for another week then....
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    Soooo... Week 45 is over and its all here:...

    Soooo... Week 45 is over and its all here: http://africapicture.blogspot.com/2011/02/45-marsa-alam-to-luxor-egypt.html

    We herd that President Mubarak might leave foocie tomorrow (Friday the 11th)...
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    And you can read all about that here:...

    And you can read all about that here: http://africapicture.blogspot.com/2011/02/44-edfu-to-marsa-alam-egypt.html
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    Hey gang, Just for your info: There is no...

    Hey gang,

    Just for your info: There is no shortage of fuel where we are and the generator has been running none stop for the refills. We also filled our tank again today and food is plentiful in...
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    Thanks Tony, that was faster than my Egyptian 3G...

    Thanks Tony, that was faster than my Egyptian 3G could do it at....
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    Week 43 is here:...

    Week 43 is here: http://africapicture.blogspot.com/2011/01/43-aswan-to-edfu-egypt.html
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    [QUOTE=itchyfeet;670259]Congratulations on...

    [QUOTE=itchyfeet;670259]Congratulations on getting through that.

    Do you have contact details for Khamal by any chance? Did you find him when you arrived or contact him in advance. (I have Magdi's...
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    Sooooo... The actual source of the NIle is a...

    Sooooo... The actual source of the NIle is a small spring in the middle of the mountains of Burundi... where it flows out of Lake Victoria is at Jinja and all there is to see there is a Hydro...
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    Anyone who tells you he gets much better than...

    Anyone who tells you he gets much better than that on an overland expedition either has a dodgy calculator or tells the story to impress.

    Over 48 000km in a well maintained, well tuned 80 series...
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    Landcruiserclub of UK would be the best start....

    Landcruiserclub of UK would be the best start. FYI, he will have to buy it at least 6 months before returning to avoid import duties and once in ZA he can not rent/lend./sell it within two years.
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    So what we percieved to be the most challanging...

    So what we percieved to be the most challanging part of the trip is now over. I have just stopped at the hotel having been re-united with our car after 5 days.

    Our fixer, Khamal was a legend...
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    Mmmm Not sure there is enought space in this site...

    Mmmm Not sure there is enought space in this site to answer all your questions fully, but let me through e few spanners in the works... just to make life interesting:

    Visas are no problem and you...
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    It's pretty much readily availible and with a 1...

    It's pretty much readily availible and with a 1 800km range you won't have issues. Besides, your unleaded car will run on leaded for a few thousand km's without moaning about it. Also remember that...
  32. I'd get hold of Jaques and Linda and Mukambi...

    I'd get hold of Jaques and Linda and Mukambi (Thirsty on this forum) for current and up to date info on the roads around Kafuwe. Then I'd get hold of Mark Harvey at Kapishya Hot spirngs and ask about...
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    If you're tanking driving aorund the neighbouring...

    If you're tanking driving aorund the neighbouring countires I think you're Pajero idea is sound. However, as Tony says, venturing further into Africa you'll have some issues. And trust me, it's not a...
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    Yah walking would be a great idea! For RSA...

    Yah walking would be a great idea!

    For RSA cars the carnet is 200% and can be a bank guarantee instead of cash deposit. For UK reg vehicles it is 800%.

    A lot of people are using the ferry...
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    I assume you managed a sollution then, seeing as...

    I assume you managed a sollution then, seeing as you never emailed me and you have not asnwered the post again?
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