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    Re: Wheels for 2020 Discovery Sport

    The real issue is the 17" rims - Do they fit ? Can you recommend a set ?
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    Wheels for 2020 Discovery Sport

    A friend has a 2020 Discovery Sport with 235 55 19 mall crawlers. Do 17" wheels fit this vehicle ? If so, can anyone recommend a decent set of 17" alloy wheels and tyres to match?
  3. Re: Appeal to notify T4A of changes on the ground

    I see there were at least two versions of 20.03 maps. The version I was using had an exe 274 515 135 bytes long while the one I've just downloaded is 272 790 211 bytes long. The new version does not...
  4. Re: Appeal to notify T4A of changes on the ground

    Using Basecamp 4.7.3, Driving shorter distances with no avoidances.

    My points are 7m apart
    Driving & Offroading route is 70km
    Walking & Hiking route is 131km
  5. Re: Appeal to notify T4A of changes on the ground

    Hi Lizette

    Yes, I find them in Basecamp & my avoidances are all off & using shorter route. My maps are the 200301 version, could be that.
  6. Re: Appeal to notify T4A of changes on the ground

    There's a routing error (this time not at a junction) @
    S34.28434° E20.21517°

    If you want to force your gps to use roads containing routing errors then create 2 way points either side of the...
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    Re: Puncture repair

    Greig I'm defn not an expert but I have fixed a few tyres with string plugs.

    Connecting the tyre to a compressor (get a helper to try keep the tyre between
    2.5 bar to 3 bar while you're working)...
  8. Re: Appeal to notify T4A of changes on the ground

    The cliff paths from Doringbaai to Strandfontein are closed at
    S31.76137° E18.22352° and S31.76191° E18.22950°

    The gravel road on the Tankwa side of the Biedouw valley is closed
    from S31.99976°...
  9. Re: Appeal to notify T4A of changes on the ground

    There are are locked gates at the following positions
    S33.13373° E20.63157°
    S33.18639° E21.46619°
    S33.69557° E20.96370°

    The road from S33.63514° E20.95550° to S33.69557° E20.96370° is no...
  10. Appeal to notify T4A of changes on the ground

    I've noticed, over the last few years, that the T4A maps are becoming more and more out of synch with what is actually on the ground. Interestingly, in the same period, OSM has made massive...
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    Re: Garmin 276cx firmware update to 5.1

    Yip - upgraded about 2 months ago but I didn't notice any difference.

    These were the changes

    Changes made from version 4.80 to 5.10:

    Fixed possible issue when disconnecting from a Bluetooth...
  12. Re: Garmin replacement GPS battery / "no spares" policy sucks

    The montana takes 3 AA batteries or the garmin battery. Note that the polarity of the centre battery differs from the outside batteries.
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    Re: App for locating GPS coordinates

    Gps arrow
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    Re: How would one build this?

    Probably improved if you include the roof rack ;D

    I don't have a FR rack, a friend does, pretty sure it's a few small drilled holes (which could be filled) to access the roll bar as the rack...
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    Re: How would one build this?

    https://www.frontrunneroutfitters.com/en/za/vehicle-specific-gear/jeep-wrangler-jk4door-2007-2018-extreme1-2-rr-kit.html
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    Re: Basecamp update

    No biggie - just select what you'd like to see in GE and export as a kml and open that with GE.
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    Basecamp update

    Version 4.7.3 available
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    Re: Vacuum sealers, what to buy?

    I've been quite happy with this model.

    https://www.makro.co.za/catering/electrical-equipment/catering-equipment/catering-equipment/chromecater-vacuum-sealer/p/03a9a035-2b05-40cd-9731-548fef7e089d
  19. Re: Stainless steel braai grids - do's and dont's

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    Grill Blast - Yellow trigger pack - think most Spars sell it.


    QUOTE=Petri Oosthuizen;4358518]Guys how to clean up a Weber grid please?? It quite äangepak" with black akkas. I've tried Zeb...
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    Re: TheQM – Tonteldoos

    "pronouced: taun ' til ' dooos" - for lighting fires. Is this named after the guy that went to fetch wood and disappeared? ;D
  21. Re: Advice on Cederberg road from Wuppertal to Op die Berg

    Defn not a problem
  22. Thread: Air Jacks

    by StorminH
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    Re: Air Jacks

    The places you travel to will dictate the gear but I definitely wouldn't say the air jack is more versatile. Hi lifts (real) are very expensive so look for a 2nd hand unit in good condition. Can...
  23. Thread: Air Jacks

    by StorminH
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    Re: Air Jacks

    I'm thinking you want to
    * do as much as possible with as little as possible
    * buy quality and buy once
    * avoid stuff you dont need

    You need decent
    * recovery points
    * pressure gauge
    *...
  24. Re: Nuvi 2689 - best applet to manipulate data on my desktop PC

    Basecamp
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    Re: What Garmin to chose?

    Daniek that does look promising- buy one and let us know.
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    Re: What Garmin to chose?

    Jelo it's a bit worse than that.

    It's an android tablet but you cant add anything else, it's locked down to the garmin applets.

    Updates are via wifi. You need to select the osm map tiles.
    ...
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    Re: What Garmin to chose?

    For all those that are keen on the Garmin Navigator - don't be dazzled by the screen.
    Before you part with your hard earned cash, I suggest you think about the functionality
    you need - the...
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    Re: BFG KO2 Balancing problem

    It's pathetic that the rep concluded that the rims were at fault without actually
    proving the case.

    I suggest (as you have nothing to lose) that you try "dyna-beads" - they're aren't perfect
    but...
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    Re: The do's and dont's of sand driving

    * Get yourself a digital gauge and check that it's accurate - 0.2 bar is a
    huge difference when you think you're at 0.5 bar.


    * Experiment to find the ideal tyre pressure for your vehicle &...
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    Re: Buying a Renault Duster.

    I've owned 4 different Renaults - in all instances I was impressed with the product but the service arrangement is an entirely different story - to the point that I'd never buy another Renault. Make...
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    Re: Which Garmin GPS

    Quite right - it is there now but not when I did a search.
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    Re: Which Garmin GPS

    Kenskind I agree with the above and I'm very happy with mine but the 276cx is no longer listed as an active product in the US so I doubt there'll be much firmware development in future.
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    Re: Garmin Montana 610 issues

    Grumbles make sure that only t4a is active and that you definitely have installed all the maps for the area you're traveling in.
  34. Thread: Tuning a WK2

    by StorminH
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    Re: Tuning a WK2

    Chat to Anton @ KAT Customs
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    Re: T4A and Google Maps on Garmin BaseCamp

    Just export your route or track (gpx or kml) and open it with Google Earth.
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