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by gupster
28 Jan 2014 18:31
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A few trips in Africa

This is just a brief recount of some of my trips since buying my Patrol in Belfast NI. In Nov 2010. I know its quite vague, but its main purpose is to outline a few routes I have done with a view to give members planning something similar, any help I can with my current experience. As all my camping...
by gupster
13 Aug 2014 14:00
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Re: 3.0 TDI with erratic loss of boost

Mine had exactly the same symptoms. Right in the beginning of this post, Koos Best mentioned the adjustment to the VNT screw for the turbo. After I turned mine down, the problem went away. I found that at the coast however, higher atmospheric pressure, the symptom happened again occasionally, so i t...
by gupster
16 Aug 2014 09:00
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Re: 3.0 TDI with erratic loss of boost

Hi Tony. I found that when doing the few mods to my 3.0, I had to do them piecemeal because when something odd happened, I was not sure which one caused the problem. Do you have a boost gauge? Can you turn the VIN screw back to its original position and check again? I have attached, I hope, some inf...
by gupster
05 Sep 2014 06:36
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Re: Bots Zim Zam

Thanks Peter. I looked up Pandamatenga on T4A and it certainly makes sense to use that border post. Will make sure too I have the right reflectors. Mike has contacted me and given me a lot of useful information and a whole lot of threads to read up on. Thanks once again for all your help. Regards. B...
by gupster
13 Jan 2014 07:01
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Newbie

. Name: Full Name (Nickname/Registered Name) Barry Guppy 2. Birthday and Age: 26 Jan 1951 63 Almost 3. Town and Country of residence: Durban SA 4. Home Language: English 5. Occupation/Business: Retired 6. Family status: Widower 7. Membership - Other 4X4 Clubs and Forums: Nissan Patrol OZ 8. Current ...
by gupster
09 Dec 2014 16:58
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Trouble in Botswana

My friend Kenda and I recently did a 2 week trip into Botswana. As this was her first forage into Bots, we included Kubu Island, Tsodilo hills, Drosky,s Caves and crossed the Central Kalahari from Ghanzi via Xade, Deception and then back to SA. As luck would have it, we were in Deception and at the ...
by gupster
10 Feb 2015 07:32
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Re: Chuck Norris is in ICU

Just want to say thank you to Chuck Norris and Christo for the kind donation of some of Chuck Norris's organs to get my Troll looking good again. Will post some pictures after the transplant.

Kindest regards.

Barry
by gupster
06 Mar 2015 17:50
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Re: Tejan Pillay (DMH) 95 GQ Patrol 4.2D

Hi Tejan, and a warm welcome to this very friendly forum. About 2 years ago, I went to a scrap yard, I think in Gokul road Isipingo, to view what I had thought was a Y61, however it was your shape but petrol. If you look up scrap yards in that area you will probably find the Patrol. I cannot remembe...
by gupster
28 Nov 2016 07:08
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Re: Getting into gear - a riddle for drive train specialists

after reading this post I thought I must give some of my experiences with the clutch. When my 5th gear went while in Ethiopia I returned to Vim Hollands place where he has a pit. Getting a new 5th gear in Ethiopia was extremely expensive so I decided to remove the box, wash out the bits of broken sp...