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  1. Re: EMERGENGY / NOODGEVAL - Missing Australian self drive visitors... Vermiste klient

    Any update on this yet?

    I someone unbeknownst to this forum find them, would they have your contact details with them on their itinerary to contact you?
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    Fortuner Re: Fortuner 2.8 Auto Low Range Gear Change

    As per above mentioned is correct, however, mine definitely changes before 2500 RPM in LR. But then again, I had work done on my gearbox's software...
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    Re: Documents Required

    To be on the safe side:



    Vehicle registration papers. If still owned by bank, letter from bank called a "Cross Border Letter".
    Also a letter from insurance for cross border purposes.
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  4. Thread: Etosha camping

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    Re: Etosha camping

    I have been there is August last year and the Halali was extremely run down. I wrote a massive post on it on our Namibia Camping forum, so much so that it got attention from many "high up" NWR...
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    Sticky: Re: Namibia Road Updates

    You're driving with a Prado?

    I'd take the D707 any day for the scenery!
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    Re: Highlights of Kaokoland in 3/4 days?

    There's also so much to see in Damaraland - if I were you and in Outjo, I'll venture in to Damaraland, it does not stand back from Kaokoland in terms of scenery, adventure or remoteness. You also...
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    Re: Palmwag to Torra Bay and Back

    It surely is possible, you'll spend about 4 hours on the road alone though (pretty drive in my view, especially the last 30km towards the coast). You should be able to get a permit at Springbokwasser...
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    Re: Is it legal to camp in the gamkab river

    I agree with the good advice. Most times there is an opportunity though to camp on the banks (higher ground) by a dry river bed out of harms way.
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    Re: Petition to sell Northern Cape to Namibia...

    ;D;D;D Presies wat ek in my 1'ste post gese het - ek's bly SA dink ons het so baie geld ;D;D;D
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    Re: Travelling to Namibia.

    Of course you need to be married to come to Namibia, we don't allow "losbandigheid" in our country! ;D;D
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    Re: Petition to sell Northern Cape to Namibia...

    Hey hey... Although Namibian I grew up there! :p

    Then we would have Kgalagadi, Augrabies, Richtersveld, Namaqualand, Tankwa Karoo National Park, Tswalu Kalahari Reserve and Mokala National Park
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    Petition to sell Northern Cape to Namibia...

    Should we be flattered that someone think's we have so much money...? ::)

    https://www.iol.co.za/news/south-africa/northern-cape/one-way-to-erase-eskoms-debt-sell-northern-cape-to-namibia-19489978
  13. Re: That one special memory photo of being out there...

    This was my first trip to the Messum Crater with Johan Snyman. We camped outside the park - the stars, the quietness, the remoteness... It was just an awesome evening! Soon after I moved back to...
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    Re: Southern Namibia

    - Family Hideout camps Venus, Orion or Jupiter (Off the main roads but an absolute have to visit area in Namibrand Reserve. The scenery is my most spectacular in Namibie for me:...
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    Re: Namibia Camping and towing

    Gouewildebees,

    As mentioned, Namibia is big, distances are long between most towns and there are plenty to see and experience.

    I agree to grab magazines with articles on Namibia, read up about...
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    Re: March/April 2019 Nam trip plan

    As Bartho said, ring him up when in Swakop to go for a dune trip. I'll also join, I've only been in the dunes once this year.
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    Re: March/April 2019 Nam trip plan

    Just remember, our girls are used to tourists from all over as we are quite the tourist hub of Namibia, so you have to bring your A game...
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    Fortuner Re: New Shape Fortuner

    I don't tow as heavy as most of you, I have a Jurgens XT140 camp trailer. My FT has a Roof Rack and many times my MTB is on top of the roof. We go camping a lot and have tested the Power Mode On and...
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    Re: My 2019 Namibia trip

    100km South of Sesriem, in the southern part of the Namibrand Nature Reserve are two gem campsites: Orion and Venus.

    Scenery at Namibrand is breathtaking!!

    http://www.nrfhideout.com/camping-2/
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    Re: My Fortuner Journey

    Driving a lot of gravel roads in Nam, I used to have a lot of dust issues. Lately I just make sure that my air-con re-circulation is OFF, rare air-con is ON and also the air vents at the back are...
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    Re: V8 on the dunes...

    Prado and FJ Auto or Manual?
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    Re: Fortuner gd6 2.8 what's missing?

    No, not Toyota, an independent supplier here in Walvis Bay.
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    Re: New Wrangler Poor Crash Test

    The Fortuner has the curtain air bags that drops down a bit, but yeah, not full side protection I guess.
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    Re: Fortuner gd6 2.8 what's missing?

    Tough Dog suspension: cost was around R18k

    The gearbox was simply software tuning so that it won't kick back into 1'st gear if you are not at a complete standstill. It used to kick back when you...
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    Re: Fortuner gd6 2.8 what's missing?

    The suspension upgrade: Tough Dog Replacement coils front and back rated for medium load. Replaced front and back shocks with TD foam cell shocks, rear shocks adjustable to adjust recoil - basically...
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    Re: Fortuner gd6 2.8 what's missing?

    Got mine sorted via software. Software "tuning" highly recommended.

    Also changed suspension to Tough Dog with foam cell shocks - made a HUGE difference! Gravel road, tar road, sand - it drives...
  27. Thread: Swakopmund

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    Re: Swakopmund

    Windpomp 14 has just jazzed up their camp site with great private ablutions etc - I would go for this option, albeit a few km's out of town.
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    Re: Van Zyl's Pass 2019

    Mmm... If you don't get anyone, let me know, I won't mind a mid year quick getaway... Could meet up on the way there.
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    Re: My Fortuner Journey

    Took mine into the dunes plenty and many river sand tracks here in Nam. Everything OFF! Deflate to 1 or less bar.
  30. Re: 2016 (New Shape) Fortuner - Auto leveling lights

    I also upgrade my suspension and had the same problem and easily adjusted mine myself.

    You just use a flat screwdriver and turn the top wheel counter-clockwise to lower it a bit. Will post pics...
  31. Re: Community members in swakopmund this december

    Nope, in the land down under for work... Back only on the 31'st.
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    Sticky: Re: Namibia Road Updates

    This weekend we traveled from Swakop to Solitaire on the C14 and then on the the C19 to the Sesriem turn off and the final stretch on the C27 to Le Mirage.

    Not that the road is in pristine...
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    Re: Illegal LED light bars - a solution

    I've been keeping my family safe for year's now with proper, legal HID spot lights, correctly wired on separate switch and also only working with brights. No issues or stress at road blocks. I can...
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    Re: Illegal LED light bars - a solution

    We have those "unreasonable traffic officers" in Nam - they'll make you remove it, cover or not...
  35. Re: Interested? Rare kgalagadi & etosha reservations for aug\sep'19 that i cannot use

    Which camp / chalet in Etosha? Etosha to Mata-Mata in one day is a long trek...
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