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    Re: Taps for my washbasin

    Have you looked at boat & yacht suppliers?
    Would this do:
    https://www.pricecheck.co.za/offers/183264382/Baosity+Marine+Boat+Rv+Brass+Cold+Hot+Water+Folding+Faucet+Chrome+Finish
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  2. Re: BAW Motors, China: pity they don't import these

    That's the ideal replacement for the old Defender!!! Even the dashboard looks a bit like it and so does the steering wheel!
  3. Re: Custom Thule Overlanding Trailer For Suzuki SJ413 - Luna

    The Jurgens XT trailers have those rubber axles. Seems to work quite ok, damping doesn't seem to be an issue. The only time the trailer seems to be bouncing is when the tyre pressure is low. Just my...
  4. Re: Tires on your trailer / caravan - Best before date?

    Interesting read: https://www.liveabout.com/the-science-of-tire-aging-3234377
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    Re: How much did you pay for Tyres today ?

    1) Malcolm replied to your post
    2) his reply is more useful than "I bought a set of new tyres today" without mentioning the price in a "How much did you pay for Tyres today" thread.

    Just a...
  6. Re: Tires on your trailer / caravan - Best before date?

    Those tyres are 9 years old by now and the rubber compound might have hardened quite a bit, which could make the tyre more brittle and more likely to burst.
    When a tyre is in use regularly, the...
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    Re: Nissan Hardbody 3.0 16V Td SAC Upgrade

    From here I would have a good look at the intercooler. See whether it is obstructed by something or the fins clogged up. If there is nothing visible from the outside, it might be gunked up inside....
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    Re: BF Goodrich KO2.

    I would consider spinning tyres when accelerating in the wet as symptom one can work around. However, it's also a symptom for not having decent grip wen it comes to braking, which in my opinion is...
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    Re: Nissan Hardbody 3.0 16V Td SAC Upgrade

    No, mechanical resistance, making it harder to turn. Like as in bad bearings or such.
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    Re: Nissan Hardbody 3.0 16V Td SAC Upgrade

    The airflow comes from the fan, hence no indication of the condition of the aircon compressor. If the compressor itself still works but runs with more resistance than usual, it could rob the engine...
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    Re: Ranger tyres & Botswana

    If you shy away from buying a set of BFG or similar A/T tyres to replace your current Contis, do you think that buying a set of steel rims plus tyres would be cheaper?
    If so, I would consider a...
  12. Re: Namibia re-opens to international tourists 1 Sept

    Looks like Airlink will start operations as from October 5th.
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    Re: Fortune Vs Hilux for Overlanding

    I would think that for a dedicated overlanding vehicle, which would carry a considerable constant load, the leaf sprung rear axle of the Hilux may be more suited towards load carrying, if you really...
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    Re: Fracking in NE Namibia & western Botswana

    Having any kind of oil & gas exploitation in that area is really not desirable, to put it mildly. It will put a lot of stress on the environment, even without spills or accidents the impact would be...
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    Re: Parts for older Land Crusier

    Here in Namibia the different Toyota dealerships show different levels of motivation when it comes to sourcing old Cruiser spare parts. Luckily Steckels Toyota in Swakopmund is very good. The guys...
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    Fracking in NE Namibia & western Botswana

    Sounds like the Canadians want to start fracking towards the end of this year in north eastern Namibia and western Botswana. Lots of national parks and the water feeding the Okavango Delta could be...
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    Re: Goodyear Wrangler AT Adventure options

    But make sure to get the LT spec version, you won't enjoy the cheaper ones.
  18. Re: Some more thinking... Some more of your thoughts please.

    Unless Jeep SA is on a price dumping mission and spoils resale values for years to come, if that discount is sort of a once off for you for whatever reason, I think you don't have to worry about...
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    Re: Goodyear Wrangler AT Adventure options

    Commercial or Light Truck (LT) variants of a tyre have a sturdier construction overall. They are designed to carry a much higher percentage of their maximum rated load constantly, while the normal or...
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    Re: New Maxxis Razzor AT

    In the post above yours? ;D
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    Re: New Maxxis Razzor AT

    Have a look at Errol's Tyres? https://www.errolstyres.co.za/tyre/maxxis/at811-razor/14522
  22. Re: Thoughts of Hilux double cab pickup 2700 petrol vs 3.0 d4d vs 2.8gd6

    Donít forget, Toyota doesnít only make Landcruisers. I agree that Landcruisers are above average when it comes to reliability. Not sure that an Etios is so much better than most other small cars...
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    Re: Hallo from Namibia

    Welcome and enjoy.
  24. Thread: Loadhog

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    Suspension Re: Loadhog

    I had Loadhog on my 60 series LC, because the rear springs were a bit tired. It did lift the rear up again to where it was supposed to be. On a vehicle with leaf springs Loadhog is like an extra leaf...
  25. Re: Thoughts of Hilux double cab pickup 2700 petrol vs 3.0 d4d vs 2.8gd6

    Many vehicles sold these days are quite reliable and able to reach 500k km. That Toyota is so much more reliable than most other brands is a myth, specially in the Hilux bakkie segment. However:

    I...
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    Re: Happy Compromise

    Since the reference pressure, (= ambient pressure) changes with altitude, a tyre pressure reading taken with the same gauge would show about 0.2 bar more in Gauteng (roughly 5500 ft elevation) than...
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    Re: Swakop Elephant

    Sounds like more elephants are on the way, a cyclist has found new tracks close to Hentiesbaai.
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    RangeRover Re: Exhaust smells of sulphur/rotten eggs

    That RR is a petrol. Petrol cats don't get blocked, at least not within a few weeks.
    Algea form in diesel, petroleum and Kerosine type fuels, not in petrol.

    That smell is caused by some hydrogen...
  29. Re: first confirmed corona cases, travel ban in effect.

    And the official update to that attached...
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    Re: Service overdue by time not kms question

    Due to lockdown? Question is, whether that would be applicable here, since the service was due in February already, long before lockdown.
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    Re: Guys, PLEASE!!! ALWAYS 4x4 on gravel

    Maybe it's the last bit of tar road, that is so bad and chows the tread just before you hit the gravel. ;D
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    Re: Guys, PLEASE!!! ALWAYS 4x4 on gravel

    Thanks for the enlightenment.
    But it's TIC, isn't it?

    Just in case you are serious, how come tyres wear a lot faster when driving lots of gravel road?
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    Re: Guys, PLEASE!!! ALWAYS 4x4 on gravel

    If that is the case, why is the corrugation usually worse in places where people accelerate from slow speeds, like after cattle grids or sharp turns?
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    Re: Guys, PLEASE!!! ALWAYS 4x4 on gravel

    And you go quite fast around sharp corners, so it would be a real problem for you?
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    Re: Conqueror Fan Club

    Unfortunately that varies widely between the different manufacturers.
    Conqueror doesn't seem to be quite clear about what is included and what isn't. My XT140's tare however is as sold, including...
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