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  1. Re: Bad Shot - The now legal Elephant hunt in Botswana

    I've had a beer or two so won't give a full reply until tomorrow. Suffice to say I have a long and detailed reply coming shortly. Crap reporting and sensationalism at it's best. Where do they get...
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    Re: Travel time to holiday time ratio

    Depends on the choice of trip. I once drove from Lusaka to Ballito (about 5000km). Left early hours of Friday morning and returned late Monday night, just for ex MIL 50th... I was about 30 then, I'm...
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    Re: Hark Power....

    Admin please change to DARK Power... or all followers of this thread understand i meant Dark Power...;D
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    Dark Power....

    Has anyone heard of this new discovery of harnessing power from the night? Would make solar so much more viable.... 24/7 green energy...
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    Re: Australian killed by Elephant Kunene

    on the topic of guides etc, Kruger and the like have become my least favourite places to visit these days. As I know the general "safe" distance to park to watch animals and not disturb them I do...
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    Re: Prego Sauce Recipe

    This is my "go to" website for all hot sauces etc... has eleventy million types of sauces and tips.

    https://www.chilipeppermadness.com/chili-pepper-recipes/hot-sauces/

    Enjoy!
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    Re: Australian killed by Elephant Kunene

    As an ex tour guide, field guide and wild camper I have seen so many idiots in the bush. Getting too close, "luring" game close for photo ops, drunk ejits etc. I just shake my head these days because...
  8. Re: Mining in LZNP - could be massively damaging!!

    Well done Tony, pretty much says it all. Unfortunately Africa being Africa the outcome looks bleak! Hopefully the ground swell of opposition will produce the desired result. Even with world best...
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    Re: Buying a car late in the year

    Buy it in December and run it on the paper dealer plates until the new year then register it... Did it with my ex SWAMBO's car. Bought it in Dec 2007 and registered it in Jan 2008.
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    Re: E-Tolls thread

    As a non paying joe soap I think we should all start paying. Then all the roads will be fixed and perfect! Inflation will be down all roads nationwide will be pothole free! Futhermore, the surplus...
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    Re: Zambian Camping Advice

    Curveball... 6 vehicles and trailers/caravans... why don't you look at an overlander truck to take you and all your passengers and goods. I'll probably be stoned for suggesting it but it is an...
  12. Thread: introduction

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    Re: introduction

    OUCH!;D

    That's the spirit, you're going to fit right in!::)
  13. Thread: introduction

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    Re: introduction

    Welcome! Hope you have hours of addicted forum fun like the rest of us.

    Just don't bother going to the Mitsubishi section. Not much happens there as our vehicles are super reliable and it all...
  14. Re: Help / mechanic needed in Henley on Klip

    I don't have my tools with me and I'd need the person to source the belt and do the work. Unfortunately not having the vehicle means that I can't get to the shops to buy the belt etc etc.

    From...
  15. Help / mechanic needed in Henley on Klip

    Hello All,

    The fan belt snapped on my Pajero and need someone to replace it. I am in Joburg and the vehicle is at a friend's place in Henley. He has the keys and will be home during the day....
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    Discovery 1 Re: Front diff failure

    Good job and glad you're sorted BUT the most important questions are:

    1) How's your dad's driveway looking?
    2) Is he still speaking to you?

    ;D
  17. Re: Ran out of cable. Where to buy in Centurion before xmas?

    I went to the big Autozone next to east rand mall about 2 years ago and they had 16mm... maybe try the one near you...
  18. Thread: Oil filters

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    Re: Oil filters

    When I worked for JCB in the UK we went to the factory (around 2005/6) and they showed us a few filters cut open for comparison. It really made my think about buying genuine parts... but that could...
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    Re: My first 4x4 & adventure

    Firstly, welcome!
    Secondly, congrats on getting the Pajero! The best 4x4 around and don't let anyone tell you differently!;D

    Both those trails are good starting points and you'll gain a lot of...
  20. Re: Engine Rebuild / 300 Tdi should I replace the water pump?

    While you have everything in pieces, I'd decoke everything possible and also check the turbo for wear etc.

    ps... I'm not too mechanically minded so the finer details of what to look for will be...
  21. Re: Engine Rebuild / 300 Tdi should I replace the water pump?

    If you have the money and time to do so then go for it. You don't want a complete rebuild destroyed due to a faulty water pump that you could have replaced. It would probably be good for another 50k...
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    Re: Finding a bumper seems to be a bummer

    I have a Ratel from Bosbumper on my Gen3. Insurance just made me pay the difference between OEM and the Ratel.
  23. Re: Why would anyone want to use a DC as a family vehicle?

    Well done 4x4 Junkie! You have created another argument! Which is more important / better? Bees knees or sliced cheese??

    I think bees are better transported in DC and sliced cheese in an SUV. So...
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    Re: Breakpads .... on average

    Depends on pad manufacturer as well as many other factors too. I can't help as I don't own a Triton but I'd be interested to know as well.
  25. Re: Why would anyone want to use a DC as a family vehicle?

    Now you're looking to start an argument! ;D;D
  26. Re: Why would anyone want to use a DC as a family vehicle?

    I'll just re-post my previous post... seems like there are many who didn't read or want to justify their purchases...::)

    Each to their own and we all have our preferences. I sometimes wish I had a...
  27. Re: Why would anyone want to use a DC as a family vehicle?

    To the OP... seems like nobody got around to reading your last sentence! They merely got on the crazy pony and took off into the sunset!::)

    I agree that the DC has a harder ride than SUVs and will...
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    Re: Cooling your tent

    Depending if there are trees available etc put a tarp up that covers the tent and seating areas and try to get a good meter or so gap above the tent. This blocks the heat from reaching the tent and...
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    Re: Gen 3 drawer system for sale

    Will upload pics of the slide in the morning.
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    Re: Gen 3 drawer system for sale

    ***REDUCED*** and will also include a fridge slide in the deal.
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    Re: Shoes for the bush

    Any decent hiking boot should be enough (Hitec, Salomon, etc). Very few boots will stand up to a intentional bite by a snake but then again it depends on the snake and where it bites on the boot.
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  32. Thread: Peugeot RCZ

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    Re: Peugeot RCZ

    My buddy has a 508 with 130 000km on it. So far it has has the high pressure pump replaced twice. Various other bits and bobs that needed repair or replacing. Cam belt snapped/replaced a year or so...
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    Gen 3 drawer system for sale

    I have placed my drawer system in the classifieds if anyone is interested. Reduced to R1500 NEG...

    URGENT SALE***

    Partially completed drawer system for Gen3 Pajero.

    Rubberised base board...
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    Re: How Many KM's has your 3.2 DID done?

    295 000km ans STILL purring...
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    Re: they shoot to kill

    I think many tourists do in fact do a lot of research and try and find out local conditions and customs before travelling. But in most people's mind they have stereotypes imprinted in their brains....
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