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    Jo wat moet jy daar gaan haal Henris n 4x4 of

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    Quote Originally Posted by Leon Venter View Post
    Jo wat moet jy daar gaan haal Henris n 4x4 of
    Yes, 4x4. But I will spill some beans, when I have the job in hand.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Henris View Post
    Yes, 4x4. But I will spill some beans, when I have the job in hand.
    And?

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    Quote Originally Posted by carlp View Post
    And?
    Sorry I never got back to this. The guys got the car going in limp mode and tried to make for Lusaka. So I presume they made it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Henris View Post
    Sorry I never got back to this. The guys got the car going in limp mode and tried to make for Lusaka. So I presume they made it.
    Cool. What car was it?

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    I did 4,000km in 5 days, last week.

    This tri-axle setup is the way to go. Tyres never overheated, bearings never overheated. For that matter, they got warm, but never hot. Extremely stable.

    What I have noticed is that the u-bolts work themselves loose and it broke a locating pin. Then the axle moved and touched the next wheel. Scrapping the tyre.

    So now busy checking all the locating pins and u-bolts. Other than that, need to pick up some free play on the brakes. But that is it.

    This thing is a winner.
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    Henri, Tri Axle trailer? No pitchaas means it did not happen, must be pure fabrication (i.e. sommer 'n wolhaarstorie) Ha, ha, ha .....
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    2003 Bushwakka Shorti (extra luggage space for customers on when on safari (with 160 H/Moon Star Gazer RTT and 100lt water tanks)
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    Ex 1995 GQ Patrol GLX 3 speed Auto (disaster that box was!) - Lexus V8 transplant
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    Many 4x4s in National Service (Landies, Jeeps, Willys, Bedfords, Unimogs and Buffels)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Henris View Post
    Liked!
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    Quote Originally Posted by mvcoller View Post
    Henri, Tri Axle trailer? No pitchaas means it did not happen, must be pure fabrication (i.e. sommer 'n wolhaarstorie) Ha, ha, ha .....
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    Dankie Francois!!

    Henri, ek sien party van jou vragte is swaar! Oorskrei jy nie jou tou voertuig se massa met van jou vragte nie? Hoe kom jy verby die weegbrug bv op die N1 noord van Pta of die een net suid van Heidelberg?
    Malcolm van Coller - retired but remained living in Johannesburg (love it here, can find everything you want and need here in Jhb)
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    2008 Nissan Patrol 3.0 TDi GL (Packing system, 60lt water tank, std rear locker, LOKKA on front, two 105ah aux batteries on NL system, larger Cirrus intercooler, complete 76mm exhaust system)
    2003 Bushwakka Shorti (extra luggage space for customers on when on safari (with 160 H/Moon Star Gazer RTT and 100lt water tanks)
    Ex 1999 Nissan Terrano 2.7 TDi (Limited Slip Diffs Front and Rear) with Jurgens RTT for Guiding trips
    Ex 2011 Conqueror Supra II for personal camping
    Ex 1995 GQ Patrol GLX 3 speed Auto (disaster that box was!) - Lexus V8 transplant
    Ex 1984 Nissan Safari (Poelies Vehn) 2.8 Stationwagon with 5 speed conversion, rusted like it was paid to rust!
    Ex 1995 Sani 3.0 V6 Exec
    Ex 1994 Venture 2200 with lock diff (Company vehicle) that whet my appetite for overlanding.
    Many 4x4s in National Service (Landies, Jeeps, Willys, Bedfords, Unimogs and Buffels)

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    Eintlik is ek bitter selde oor. 3500kg is dem swaar.
    In dieselfde asem, stel niemand in my belang nie. Ry al die weegbrue verby.
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    Wel this old bag of old steel girders and junk is doing extremely well. I really love it.
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    Funny how Spietkops never look at the weight of non commercial vehicles.

    Henry very glad its going well.

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    Got a Duzi on the table at the moment. Will let you guys know more, when I have more.
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    So what happened Henris ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BarryCH View Post
    So what happened Henris ?
    Still on the table.
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