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    Re: Dust inside 2019 Toyota Hilux Bakkie

    Jip, I bought those small spong/rubber patches that have adhesive on them you use for furniture on floors to prevent damage. They come in various sizes and shapes.

    Clean the inside of the side...
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    Re: Bush Lapa mods

    Dankie Michael
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    Re: Bush Lapa mods

    Michael, just confirm these are SS and not Electroplated?

    Reason is I just asked my agent in PE to get me a set, but she reckons BL says they only have Burquip Elctroplated caps?

    She did also...
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    Re: Bush Lapa mods

    Eina!!
  5. Re: Help me choose: Echo Chobe, Bush Lapa Kewer, Imagine Trailvan?

    Found this...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IcfmdAT4dc0

    Hope it helps.
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    Re: Bush Lapa owners list

    I like your number! :cool:

    Ours is a October baby.. 2018... and No: 1543, so almost 400 give or take this year for BL. :o
  7. Re: Help me choose: Echo Chobe, Bush Lapa Kewer, Imagine Trailvan?

    Very interesting, did not know they went this route. It was an issue for some people.

    Good luck with your decision, it's actually a very easy one :cool:;D;D

    Grumbles
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    Re: Bush lapa miskruier review

    Hi John,

    Thanks, that makes sense.

    All the best on your travels!
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    Re: Bush lapa miskruier review

    Ja Hein dis maar snaaks wat lug (leeg tank) en of air locks and die pompe doen.

    Gooi so 20 - 50 liter in die tank en laat die water lekker deur n kraan loop en maak toe.

    Maak ook seker die...
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    Re: Bush lapa miskruier review

    Congrats on your Baobab TED.

    It's an awesome van especially in that config for two people and touring.

    Just out of curiosity...is that the standard position of the geyser these days? And also...
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    Re: Bush lapa miskruier review

    Jip, pomp af bt DB altyd, veral as tank leeg is of jy ry. Ek sit myne in nag ook af... mens weet nooit :o

    Grumbles
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    Re: DIY Mini camping caravan build

    Oh!? clearly the scale of the trailer vs size rims got lost on me in the pic. :o

    No worries then, thanks.

    Grumbles
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    Re: DIY Mini camping caravan build

    Nice AVK, following your build, hope you get it all done and can one day enjoy your own handywork.

    BTW, what rims are on there now? Do you plan on keeping them?

    Reason I ask is I need 14" rims,...
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    Re: Crime Report - Caravan Parks

    Stormsriver -Easter Weekend 2019

    Friend and the guy behind him had lots of small things stolen during the night... inside job.

    On the last day manager brings back some of it (minus the wine)......
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    Re: BL Boskriek or Baobab

    Jip, and the best things it creates a perfect space for a porta potty, without ever having to move it around or being in the way. Something I use ALOT after too many bottles of hops infused water...
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    Re: BL Boskriek or Baobab

    I am going to give you a biased opinion, but I have rented a Miskruier before buying the Baobab.

    NOTHING wrong with Miskruier, but just going by two things you said “Large people and space...
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    Re: Bush Lapa Baobab

    Jis daai lyk nou smart!!

    Geluk!

    Grumbles
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    Re: Mounting solar panels on your roof rack

    All valid points Peter Connan.

    But it comes down to every guy is different. I also carry most of the stuff that Chris B has, and room to spare, so if I wanted a 120W panel it will also fit, and...
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    Bush lapa miskruier review

    Saw B423 in Halali Camp, Etosha today!
    [emoji1303]

    Also spotted a BL with what looks like “corrugated” door on the left hand side at a place called Goanikontes Oasis outside Swakop, never seen...
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    Re: Mounting solar panels on your roof rack

    Ja flat mount through a good MPPT would work well to run one battery and a small fridge freezer (I have 35l Waeco in Fortuner)

    1st prize is using something like a WRND charger so it charges while...
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    Re: Mounting solar panels on your roof rack

    Musashi,

    I think it depends on a few things...

    Firstly, how do you charge while driving... if its with solar then flat is better especially driving south.

    Also, if you want to use it as wind...
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    Re: Bush Lapa Miskruier review

    What Hermann said or just chock, stabilize, then there is really no need for brake.

    I lower mine and after bed is down, just slowly pull brake up and let it rest against leg.

    Grumbles
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    Re: Rubberize trailer, other options?

    Post a pic here of your new Venter for those members that did not see your thread.

    You will get more ideas that way also. :cool:

    Nice trailer, I love Venter's (have a Mossie for Hunting and...
  24. Re: Ga-Ma "trail" on Klein Pella, Northern Cape for the adventurous

    Thank Bex,

    Will do so when we plan a trip that way.

    Cheers
  25. Re: Ga-Ma "trail" on Klein Pella, Northern Cape for the adventurous

    Great work Bex.

    Sorry if I missed it but is there camping available for fully self sufficient campers, more specifically, remote camping with an off-road caravan on one of the trails?

    Thanks,
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    Re: Bush Lapa Baobab

    http://www.enerdrive.com.au/mppt-vs-pwm-solar-controllers/

    Gaan lees bietjie daar... as jy n 300W paneel wil he wat baie Volts het, gaan jy nie n PWM kan gebruik nie.

    Jy moet besluit of daai...
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    Re: Bush Lapa Baobab

    Jy weet natuurlik dat jy n groter MPPT gaan nodig he vir so groot paneel, en dat onder daardie boom, as dit vol koelte is gaan hy niks charge?

    Ons het 3 dae in die Sederberge onder n pragtige...
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    Re: Bush Lapa Baobab

    Ek stem staam George en Thilo, maar ja ek charge ook net van paneel as ek ry, so as jy n langpad ry en dis bewolk, dan sal n groter paneel werk.

    Ook, as jy dalk helfte van jou paneel in die koelte...
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    Re: Bush Lapa Baobab

    Jy gaan n hele paar antwoorde kry... daar is so baie opsies.

    Hier is wat ek het en hoe dit sover vir my gewerk het.

    1 x 220V High Voltage paneel met n Victron 75/15 MPPT na die standaard twee...
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    Re: Golf 5 1.9tdi hard starting

    Both my Golf batteries have been 652's, no issues.

    First one was a Raylite EFB and this one is a Willard.

    It is the 2.0 petrol, so maybe call VW, ask them the specs on a battery that it came...
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    Re: Bush Lapa Miskruier review

    Weet nie van n groep nie, maar gister het n ou n Baobab bestel en Nr 1887 gekry.

    Seker een van die dae Nr 2000 bereik en n "special" maak daarvan.

    My geld is op Kooskop... hy weet dalk iets van...
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    Re: Bush Lapa Baobab

    Jip and I also use the spirit level to make it tilt very slightly back towards the sidebed. This way water around the roof runs forward and back away from the kitchen area.

    After fixing the few...
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    Re: Bush Lapa Baobab

    Leke Coenraad, en welkom en geluk!

    Julle sal nie spyt wees nie!

    Grumbles
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    Re: Golf 5 1.9tdi hard starting

    Borrow a new battery or one that is known to be good and try.

    Almost certain, it happened to mine few weeks ago, and also the previous battery.

    Goodluck, let us know.
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    Re: Golf 5 1.9tdi hard starting

    Strange question... are you having issues with the electric windows?

    If so, it is the battery... been there, done that... got the T-shirt (twice)
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