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  1. Thread: Karoo Dusk

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    Karoo Dusk

    Not bad looking.

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    Re: Gillie Cullem Waterfall, Elliot?

    Hopefully @ghouwens would be able to confirm this weekend and take some photos also.
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    Re: Gillie Cullem Waterfall, Elliot?

    If the GPX/KML file will help and you could not download from my OneDrive, you are welcome to PM me your email and I can send it to you. Depending on your GPS, you could upload the track for the...
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    Re: Gillie Cullem Waterfall, Elliot?

    For some reason I cannot upload the files. Hence the Onedrive link. I thought one would still be able to access the files, even without being registered on Onedrive.
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    Re: Gillie Cullem Waterfall, Elliot?

    I was intrigued and did some browsing on Google Earth. I found this:

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    Could it be it? The magenta route is an existing road on Garmin's City Navigator map. It is not on my...
  6. Thread: Landy vs Bakkie

    by Daniek
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    Discovery 4 Re: Landy vs Bakkie

    My 1st car was a Golf 1 GT. Coming out of Johannesburg one day we stopped under a bridge, in the emergency lane as it started to hail. When it was clear to carry on, I just started moving when...
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    Re: New building - what geyser options

    My son stayed in a new complex in Centurion. The complex had gas lines for stoves and hot water. It worked great until loadshedding when the electrical ignitor for the hot water would not work. Maybe...
  8. Re: Road trip Hole In The Wall via Rhodes and Aliwal North to Pretoria

    Here is another thread you can look at. It covers a trip I did in the area.

    You can download a GPX file I created with some of my track logs through Lundeansnek.

    This image will show some the...
  9. Re: Road trip Hole In The Wall via Rhodes and Aliwal North to Pretoria

    If you can want to fit it in, you will not go wrong to do Lundeansnek Pass on your way back. I have previously posted the route and can do it again, here, tomorrow. In my humble opinion it is one of...
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    Re: Your 4x4 being used what its MADE FOR.

    Either from here :

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    https://maps.app.goo.gl/PMhxVqnk8MxqkSVs7

    Or here:

    Emakhazeni Local Municipality
    https://maps.app.goo.gl/3xHiHBn2wfjkHPmH6
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    Re: Advice needed on a "mik & druk" camera

    We had a Panasonic FZ70 with 60x (1200mm) zoom. It was great to take on hikes, expecially for the birds. It is now replaced with the FZ80. This was our second Panasonic. Unfortunately ours got...
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    Re: Ford 2.2 4x4 DC Auto experiance

    I also suspect that the rental companies mostly use auto models.
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    Re: Garmin Oregon 550 car power cable

    Do you plug it into the car's USB port? I use mine with a cigarette plug USB charger and it works fine.
  14. Thread: DIY Lathe

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    DIY Lathe

    This popped up on my Youtube suggestions and it looked like a fun project if you are into this sort of thing.

    https://youtu.be/FXnyEQneSUg
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    Ford & Mazda Re: What is Remote Free Wheel (RFW)??

    Thanks, yes. I amended my post accordingly.
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    Re: Android tablets: entry level

    I used one of these for years and the battery just kept on working and it gave me excellent service. I started running into problems that the Android version was not supported anymore on some of the...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: What is Remote Free Wheel (RFW)??

    If I remember correctly, you don't have to press the RFW switch to change to 4wd. By selecting 4H (even while driving, up to 80km/h, I think... It seems my memory was incorrect and that one needs to...
  18. Re: Need some assistance make your own mapset in mapsource from T4A

    If I remember correctly, there is a Maps tab that you select. From there you click on the tiles you want. I have not done that in a while and can check tomorrow. Unless I am misunderstanding your...
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    Re: Urban Cruiser questions

    As someone else mentioned. The Suzuki engines probably likes to be revved. Granted the Brezza is heavier (but then it has the 1.5 engine) than our Ignis. But with the 1.2 of Ignis, I can drop from...
  20. Re: Suggestions for scenic road from Hermanus to Touws Rivier

    I travelled this route from the Touws River side on Saturday and can also support this suggestion. The plan was to come back to Hermanus via Greyton, but due to time constraints, we had to cut that...
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    Re: Land rover Ndlovu

    Was that not the name of one of Kingsley Holgate's Defenders?
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    Re: Michelin Latitude Cross

    I should have chosen a different thread name. But what about these? Will have to change the rims to 17" though.

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    Michelin Latitude Cross

    Does anybody know this tyre? I am browsing around to look at tyre prices for a Suzuki Grand Vitara.

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  24. Re: Road condition between Wuppertal and Matjiesrivier, Cederberg

    Hi, did you guys end up doing the section from Wupperthal passed Eselbank? If you did, how did it go and what was the road like?
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    Re: Off Road Driving Tips

    Sand driving for Ranger owners.

    Remember that the Ranger utilises 2 types of TC i.e engine braking and ABS braking. Pressing the TC button once only deactivates the engine braking. The ABS braking...
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    Re: Off Road Driving Tips

    I watched plenty of American videos where they use the terms "driver" and "passenger". This makes sense as there can be no confusion between who's left/right or clockwise/anti clockwise.
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    Re: Exploring the Southern Cape

    Saturday 7 August 2021

    We hiked the Oudebos/Leopard Kloof trail in the Kogelberg Reserve.
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    Re: Is the Bloukrans Pass open?

    My apology, I did not do the pass earlier this year, but rather end of last year. 23 December 2020 to be exact.

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    Re: Grand Vitara and Traction Control

    Hill descent control is not a big issue to me. Had it on the Ranger and hardly used it.
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    Re: Is the Bloukrans Pass open?

    We drove it earlier this year. In places single lane only. We did meet another vehicle from the front. Fortunately we were both driving to enjoy the scenery. On the further side from Nature's Valley...
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    Re: Exploring the Southern Cape

    Sunday 25 July 2021

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    Re: Exploring the Southern Cape

    Saturday 24 July 2021

    Today we took a drive to Franschhoek via Theewaterskloof dam. Then back again towards Grabouw with a lunch stop at the Nuweberg dam.

    The Ignis had to do it's part to get...
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    Sticky: Re: Post photos of your Suzuki here

    Not a photo but a video. I really miss having a 4x4 and the poor Ignis is put into all sorts of situations. In 4x4 terms not much, but enough practice to keep at least the 2 front wheels on the...
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    Re: Grand Vitara and Traction Control

    Thanks. And did the models prior to 2012 have traction control?
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    Grand Vitara and Traction Control

    Hi all,

    From what I have gathered, one of the main differences between the Summit and Dune is that the Summit has traction control and the Dune not. In browsing through AutoTrader, it looks like...
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