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    Re: 2004 Forester Tyre Size Increase

    I went for a bigger circumference and fitted 215x70x16 on my 2010 2.5x.
    No rubbing what so ever.
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    Re: Ponta Malongane Tips

    Did that route in April this year with a Jimny with 4 people on board. Tyres only deflated to 1.5bar, no problems at all, never used low range.
    My son also got a SX4 and if I remember correctly it...
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    Het self ook al gewonder wat aan Swambo se Jimny...

    Het self ook al gewonder wat aan Swambo se Jimny gedoen kan word om lugvloei deur die kajuit te verbeter
  4. I had my quadbike parked at a dealer to be sold...

    I had my quadbike parked at a dealer to be sold since mid December .
    Got stolen 6:00 on a Friday morning in February, the action recorded on 2 different sets of security cameras. Insurance declined...
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    Swambo also calls her Jimny "Buksie"

    Swambo also calls her Jimny "Buksie"
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    Hi, Did some booking in June through this SA...

    Hi,
    Did some booking in June through this SA site for Motel Do Mar, right on the beach.


    MANDA VAN DER MERWE
    Ponta do Ouro Reservations
    1994/024775/23
    Tel: +27 (12) 348 2690

    Fax: 086 719...
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    Glad to read the above positive comments. SWAMBO...

    Glad to read the above positive comments.
    SWAMBO liked the Jimny from the day it became available in SA. We spent a week with a rental one in Namibia during May 2013 and her love for the Jimny grew...
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    Make sure you have a Visa card. Year ago could...

    Make sure you have a Visa card. Year ago could not draw cash at certain ATMs with my Master card, not even inside a Bank Windhoek branch.
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    I'll be crossing the Moz border at Kosibay on a...

    I'll be crossing the Moz border at Kosibay on a quad on Sunday 29 June and we were told the vin / engine numbers WILL be checked. Can only report back on this by next week.
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    As Ven said above: Once you have driven a...

    As Ven said above: Once you have driven a Forester you'll want one.

    I'm on my 2nd 2.5 n/a Forrie. When the 1st one was written off in an accident I did consider a CRV but it just did not have the...
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    On my second n/a Forester 2.5x. Bought the first...

    On my second n/a Forester 2.5x. Bought the first one new and thought I will retire with it. Unfortunately, 94k on the clock, a truck driver decided I had it for long enough and I t-boned the truck...
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    My quad is registered on E-natis but I don't pay...

    My quad is registered on E-natis but I don't pay annual fees?
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    Converted a 3 Quad trailer to braked axle a few...

    Converted a 3 Quad trailer to braked axle a few months ago. Found a used braked axle on gumtree as well as an "unused" secound hand coupler for R2700. I didnt like the 13" rims that came with the...
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    Moet net nie dieselfde fout maak as my vrou nie !...

    Moet net nie dieselfde fout maak as my vrou nie !
    Was in Mei vanjaar in die Solitaire omgewing toe sy kla haar beursie is so vol van die Namibiese "5 sent" munte. Sonder om te kyk sÍ ek sy moet dit...
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    I had 215/60/16 AT's @ 1.8 bar on my Forester,...

    I had 215/60/16 AT's @ 1.8 bar on my Forester, towing a large trailer with 1 quad loaded, and got stuck on the way to Ponta. Lowered the pressure to 1.2 and from there on it went fine.
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    On the East Rand you can also try Metaforge, used...

    On the East Rand you can also try Metaforge, used to be in Elsburg but have moved, IIRC somewhere south of Boksburg ?
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    In June this year I rode my quad through the Kosi...

    In June this year I rode my quad through the Kosi border and, although I had all the necessary documents with me, nobody asked for anything, not even paid the "compulsory" 3rd party.
    BTW there are...
  18. Thread: Forrester?

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    I believe the fuel consumption on the turbo...

    I believe the fuel consumption on the turbo models can be heavy. However, it all depends on your right foot. My experience with the n/a motor is that it is not as bad as most anti-Subaru "fans" make...
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    If you can use your hands, there will always be...

    If you can use your hands, there will always be work.
    Was forced to take "early retirement" 10 years ago and started to do "handy man" work for old colleagues, specially the ones with lazy husbands....
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    To save you the time and effort of phoning /...

    To save you the time and effort of phoning / e-mailing each and every guesthouse / lodge hotel etc., use the link here under. Just tel them more or less where you want to go, how long, etc. and they...
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    During June last year on a return trip from Ponta...

    During June last year on a return trip from Ponta Do Ouro with 2 quads and a tweelie on the trailer and 3 "heavy" passengers with all their gear, we were a bit pressed for time and I kept to the max...
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    You can try Video Pad Editor, the have a free...

    You can try Video Pad Editor, the have a free version for beginners as well as a "Professional" version only free for 1 month. Just google it.
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    Have you considered the Drift? Google it to...

    Have you considered the Drift? Google it to compare features with the Gopro. I like the little screen where you can preview your recordings, also less expensive than Gopro.
    Used mine on Saturday,...
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    WRC in Edenvale

    WRC in Edenvale
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    I don't know whether passport applications works...

    I don't know whether passport applications works differently in Nelspruit, but in June this year my brother applied in Kroonstad for only a temporary passport to visit Moz for a few days holidaying,...
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    Try the Forester forum, might have better luck...

    Try the Forester forum, might have better luck there regarding Subaro specific questions.

    http://www.foresterforum.co.za/
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    Been there 6 weeks ago with my Forester, towing a...

    Been there 6 weeks ago with my Forester, towing a 3quad trailer. Did get stuck in the sand about 2-3 km from the Kosibay borderpost. With hindsight, due to 2 errors: 1) not deflating the tyres...
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    Can confirm what Theunis said. Did the trip w/e...

    Can confirm what Theunis said.
    Did the trip w/e of 15 - 18 June. We took the down trip casually and slept over at Pongola, but on the way back it took us nearly 9 hrs from the border to Germiston,...
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    Dit mag afhang vir hoe lank die tydelike paspoort...

    Dit mag afhang vir hoe lank die tydelike paspoort nog geldig is.
    Was 'n paar weke gelede in Moz en daar is vir my gesÍ dat die paspoort vir ten minste nog 6 maande geldig moet wees.

    m2c
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    Have you tried posting the same thread on the...

    Have you tried posting the same thread on the Forester forum ? ? Might have better luck there.
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    For similar reasons I bought my Forester and not...

    For similar reasons I bought my Forester and not regretted it for 1 day. We have a small cottage in the bush near Thabazimbi that we try to utilise at least once every 2 months. Also nice towing...
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    Kransdans ? ? ?

    Are you sure you've got your co-ordinates correct ?
    The Kransdans between Vaalwater & Ellisras that I've been to years ago doesn't come close to your "S" co-ordinate according to my Google Earth....
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    still enough room to store my "toe" rope as well....

    still enough room to store my "toe" rope as well.

    Sorry for the typo, meant TOW rope.
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    Geolander ATS 215/65/16 About R1250 per tire ...

    Geolander ATS 215/65/16 About R1250 per tire

    Hi, I've got them on my 2006 X, done about 42K now and still plenty thread left. Slightly noisier than the originals but much better grip and...
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    Hi, I've got the 2006 X with 82K on the clock....

    Hi, I've got the 2006 X with 82K on the clock. Never a moment's doubt that this is the best vehicle I ever owned. Fuel consumption on normal freeway driving varies between 9 - 10 l/100km. However,...
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