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    Re: Dunlop Grandtrek AT3g (owners review)

    I don't think the AT3G will be super high mileage tires, but it does look like they will perform well in harsh conditions.
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    Re: Dunlop Grandtrek AT3g (owners review)

    AT3 and AT3G 's are very different animals, this thread is about the AT3G
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    Re: Dunlop Grandtrek AT3g (owners review)

    They started with 12 or 13mm of thread , there was a debate about it somewhere.
    Mine has about 8000 km on them and I just measured just under 11mm thread , but they still look pretty much as new....
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    Re: Introducing Tactical Distributors SA

    Anyone that have read through this thread and still thinks about ordering from from Tactical distributors SA should google them and read up a bit, it seems like the issues discussed here are pretty...
  5. Thread: Bakenskloof 4x4

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    Re: Bakenskloof 4x4

    Die Land Rover Owners club daar by jou gedraai?
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    Re: Best Bakkie for the farm? Advice needed

    I have had much the same experience, I think it is a combination of not a great gear ratio in first and the RPM below turbo kicking in.
  7. Thread: Wire tying tool

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    Re: Wire tying tool

    I do my fire hoses with pliers, I do 2" class 9 Poly pipe with pliers.
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    If you twist off the wire before it is tight you are not doing it right.
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    I made a video while doing that...
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    Re: Best 4x4 tires for deep sand

    MT will take you further than AT's. I go with the AT's with the roughest tread I can find as a compromise.
  9. Re: Ga-Ma "trail" on Klein Pella, Northern Cape for the adventurous

    He is still here but leaving at the end of the year.
  10. Re: Ga-Ma "trail" on Klein Pella, Northern Cape for the adventurous

    No. This is only on the Farm Klein Pella in previously unaccesable terain and will only be open to those that specifically use the Ga-Ma trail.
  11. Re: Ga-Ma "trail" on Klein Pella, Northern Cape for the adventurous

    I started scouting a new trail .
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    It will not be a quick one to build and will add at least half a days travel to the route. AT this stage it looks possible but i will have to look at the...
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    Re: Best 4x4 tires for deep sand

    I did extensive reading into this subject while preparing for an rather ambitious Dune trip , there is a lot of different opinions , but in general you want as much surface area as possible ,...
  13. Thread: Bakenskloof 4x4

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    Re: Bakenskloof 4x4

    Lekker
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    Re: New boots for NP300 4x4

    They may be offset, I don't know.
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    Re: New boots for NP300 4x4

    This is what the 245/75R15 looks like on it.
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    Re: New boots for NP300 4x4

    I have wider rims on mine, got it with the widers rims. Steel . It should work fine with the stock rims, i am looking for stock rims to put on it.
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    Re: New boots for NP300 4x4

    I put 245/75R15 Genneral Grabber AT3's on my Np300 4x4, they are doing great in sand. The size is not too big.
    I am also testing the Dunlop AT3G on my Hilux, they are more suitable for gravel and...
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    Re: Fixing a broken rod tip

    To reduce the stres on the ends of the carbon rod and not affect the action too much keep it short but extend your wrap beyond the ends of the internal rod to strengthen those 2 contact points.
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    Re: Fixing a broken rod tip

    I also built carbon fibre wing spars for RC gliders , at hobbyshops you can get small pieces of carbon fibre cloth, to do the wrap outside and use epoxy, just get 30 min or longer epoxy , dont use...
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    Re: Fixing a broken rod tip

    The sosatie stokkie wont do it, I used sosatie stokkies a lot in for radoi control model planes, you can get carbon fibre rods in hobbyshops for very little money that will do a much better job.
  21. Re: IFS Hilux: Cheap and "buggered" vs expensive and showroom

    I went through exactly this , I got myself a 4x4 pickup to spare the Pathfinder, so I never drove the Pathfinder again. It stood there depreciating all perfect and wanting to be driven and I ended...
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    Re: Nissan Np 300 tour vehicle

    I made pretty much the same changes and get the same results.
    Did you get feuling adjusted after the branches and exaust?
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    Re: Nissan Np 300 tour vehicle

    I drove the np300 2.5 diesel on the farm up to 250 k km , it is still on the farm at 380 k km I think.
    I replaced the diesel with a Hilux for some odd reason and replaced my bike with the np300 2.4...
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    Re: Guys, PLEASE!!! ALWAYS 4x4 on gravel

    Funny thing is I often use the ridge, most often on a bike. If I feel my speed is slighty high in a turn I will allow myself to slowly drift out to the ridge and then use the ridge as a bank.



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    Re: Essential PPE Products Available from TDSA!

    Do you have these products in stock?
    What is your delivery time?
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    Re: Namaqua 4x4 Eco Trail

    1. The topic have been discussed in the past with some saying that they don't see the need for paying or booking as there is no control. We have already seen the situation starting some time ago and...
  27. Klein Pella Guest Farm on the Namakwa 4x4 Route closed for Visitors

    Klein Pella guest farm on the Namakwa 4x4 route will be closed to visitors From 19 March 2020 due to precautions made to isolate the farm from the Covid-19 ( Corona Virus). An end date to the closure...
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    Re: Mines producing own power

    They will not go up , they will come down and they will become more readily available. Once technology gets in to comon use it becomes cheaper because of mass production, more funds available for...
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    Re: Kumho vs Wrangler vs General Grabber

    Having recently fitted Grabber AT3's
    I dont think they will give a lot of KM's, not important to me though , they will age before being worn out.

    I also dont think they have the strongest...
  30. Re: Preparing my Hardbody 2.4i for a bit of dune driving.

    I mucked about a bit more on the dune. If the changes i made did do nothing else at least it sounds good.

    one of the videos
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwU8mTL2gCA
  31. Re: Global NCAP zero stars for the 2019 Nissan NP300 Hardbody

    As long as we still have free choice I would say it is not a problem that Nissan is still selling a 20 year old design. I agree I dont want one as a family car, so I dont buy one for that, but it is...
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    Re: Decent vehicle battery brand?

    Looks like i have had a much different experience, I was used to Willard in the old days and then switched to Dixon.
    Dixon was great in the sense that I did not buy a battery for 6 years as it...
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    Re: Namaqua 4x4 Eco Trail

    The problem with not paying or booking is that at a couple of places part of the trail passes over private property with permision from the owners and if the traveler is not booked on the trail he...
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    Re: Full size spare tyre on 2020 RAV4 2.0 VX

    You can go down in Rim size but up in tire size and carry the spare deflated to fit in the well. Carry a compressor in the hollow of the spare. I did this for many years with an Xtrail.
  35. Thread: I got my answer...

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    Re: I got my answer...

    I had the same experienc driving behind a Freelander many years ago. my BIL and i were discussing the Freelander as an option, an he said it was just a pity about the relyability, less than a km...
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