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by biggles
28 Nov 2018 16:00
Forum: 18. Vehicle Accessories
Topic: Patrol rear off road bumper options
Replies: 12
Views: 991

Re: Patrol rear off road bumper options

I have the BZT for about 3 years now. It has started to rust around the indicator lights and any load on the bumper from 60l in jerry can holder or the spare wheel swung out the wrap around flexes upward and pops off the back of the wheel arches. It could do with some bracing for that. When the cara...
by biggles
28 Nov 2018 11:20
Forum: 24. Trip Reports
Topic: Trip Report Kaokoland Part1
Replies: 18
Views: 526

Re: Trip Report Kaokoland Part1

Wow...that photo of that grey rock with the lines ( 3rd pic from the bottom) is a very interesting looking rock..... Mr Boegman !!!!..... kom nou, look at this pic and give us some info about it. That rock looks almost out of place there, compared to the surrounding rocks, almost like it was bumped...
by biggles
27 Nov 2018 12:02
Forum: 24. Trip Reports
Topic: Trip Report Kaokoland Part1
Replies: 18
Views: 526

Trip Report Kaokoland Part3

After Leaving the Okarohombo Community Camp we bid the seagulls (fly in and make a lot of noise and fly out) a farewell IMG_3659.JPG And tackled the Marienfluss up to Red drum. This time we had time to relax and take in the sights The Marienfluss Valley is just one of my favourite places in earth. I...
by biggles
27 Nov 2018 11:45
Forum: 24. Trip Reports
Topic: Trip Report Kaokoland Part1
Replies: 18
Views: 526

Re: Trip Report Kaokoland Part1

Great reading sofar 👍🏼 interesting that the Fortuner did not receive any damage, are the approaching and departing angles better than the Hilux or is it more driver capability Do you know what happened to the red GQ Shalom The fortuna was lightly loaded and the driver was very careful. The work bak...
by biggles
27 Nov 2018 11:42
Forum: 24. Trip Reports
Topic: Trip Report Kaokoland Part1
Replies: 18
Views: 526

Re: Trip Report Kaokoland Part1

ricster wrote:
26 Nov 2018 08:53
Great write-up bud !!!!

btw.... did you make a little wee-wee in your hammock ...... :rolling: :rolling: :rolling: :rolling: :rolling:
:redface: Its the only picture and I had just been swimming. I must say when it is +40C you are very happy you have wet pants :lol:
by biggles
23 Nov 2018 10:05
Forum: 24. Trip Reports
Topic: Trip Report Kaokoland Part1
Replies: 18
Views: 526

Re: Trip Report Kaokoland Part1

Excellent sover, will also be interesting to know how the different vehicles performed on the trip Shalom All the hiluxes picked up body work damage. The fortuner did not. The LC pickup did not iether. It is worth noting that the LC pick-up was on commercial marie buscuit tyres and got stuck once i...
by biggles
22 Nov 2018 15:28
Forum: 24. Trip Reports
Topic: Trip Report Kaokoland Part1
Replies: 18
Views: 526

Re: Trip Report Kaokoland Part1

Part 2 route:
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by biggles
22 Nov 2018 15:24
Forum: 24. Trip Reports
Topic: Trip Report Kaokoland Part1
Replies: 18
Views: 526

Trip Report Kaokoland Part2

The next day was Epupa to Marienfluss Kunene. This is a BIG day. Given 7 vehicles and the the fact that some were not seasoned offroaders and some heavily loaded vehicles it was a big ask. Now the original planning had a "wait and see" for camping. If we took too long we would camp on van Zyls. But ...
by biggles
22 Nov 2018 06:55
Forum: 24. Trip Reports
Topic: Trip Report Kaokoland Part1
Replies: 18
Views: 526

Re: Trip Report Kaokoland Part1

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The first stretch
by biggles
21 Nov 2018 16:53
Forum: 24. Trip Reports
Topic: Trip Report Kaokoland Part1
Replies: 18
Views: 526

Trip Report Kaokoland Part1

So our country MD is a firm believer in an annual social, strat planning and adventure. Called the management Bosberaards and as he has been with various companies in Namibia his Bosberaards have cross crossed Southern Africa for decades!! I have been riverraft on the orange, House boat on the Karib...

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