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Re: Kaokoland

Post by Michael » 18 Jul 2016 07:30

Thanks for the report Alex, glad you shared the car issues as I am planning to visit that area in 2017 hopefully and deed to know what to expect.....specially the fuel issue.

At this stage I only have 127L of fuel if you combine my main and sub tank which will not be enough at all for those long stretches.

Nice report and pics :thumbup:
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Re: Kaokoland

Post by Pieter B » 18 Jul 2016 07:38

Epic trip! I saw a picture of a tyre repair. Any problems with the tyres other than punctures?

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Re: Kaokoland

Post by Alex Roux » 18 Jul 2016 09:38

Pieter B wrote:Epic trip! I saw a picture of a tyre repair. Any problems with the tyres other than punctures?
Johan Snyman who wrote a book on travelling through Kaokoland adivses "at least two spare tyres"
We did not use one. We had 4 Kumho MTs on.
Our travel companions also had two spares and had four BFGs ATs on. They did no have any punctures.
We had one puncture that I managed to put a plug in. As fluke had it we were stopping at Palmwag at which time I heard it blowing down. Only seconds later the TPMS alarm went off.
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Re: Kaokoland

Post by offroadbiker » 18 Jul 2016 11:24

Lekker trip Alex :thumbup:

Tyd is min om alles weer reg te kry vir River trip - jy moet wikkel :oldtimer:
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Re: Kaokoland

Post by SCUBA Patrol » 18 Jul 2016 12:03

Great report and epic trip!
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Re: Kaokoland

Post by johanp » 19 Jul 2016 07:01

Thank you for the report.
It helps with my planning for December.

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Re: Kaokoland

Post by iandvl » 19 Jul 2016 07:46


That looks absolutely epic. Thanks for the report. We're sort of planning a trip in similar areas next year, so this will help me decide on some of the details. Appreciate it.

Lovely pics.

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