17-21 Maart 2017 DUINE TRIP

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Re: 17-21 Maart 2017 DUINE TRIP

Post by SJC » 23 Mar 2017 08:30

ricster wrote:I'm sooooo looking forward to the photos... I'm sure everyone had a great trip !!!

What happened with Dawid??
Photos?...im starting to think that there was no dune trip..... They are just messing with our heads.... :surprised: :rolleyes: WWW
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Re: 17-21 Maart 2017 DUINE TRIP

Post by David M » 23 Mar 2017 08:33

offroadbiker wrote:
Alex Roux wrote:
Peter Connan wrote:If there is another dune trip next year, .

We definitely want to have another one next year.
So Dirk needs to think about this:
March is too early, as we had to endure 38-40 deg celcius.
Nights were also almost too hot to sleep.
Winter on the other hand is super cold at night.

So the ideal time is late April, which also coincides with the 27/4 and 1/5 public holidays.
We will however need to fix the time in 2018 soon, given the popularity of that particular time window.
For this trip Tommie sets the date.............. :oldtimer:
My suggestion would be for the September long weekend..... It is a really nice time in the Kalahari :mytwocents: :mytwocents:
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Re: 17-21 Maart 2017 DUINE TRIP

Post by David M » 23 Mar 2017 08:37

Another major factor with regards to performance was the density of the air or rather the lack thereof. Supercharging or turbocharging is a massive advantage.
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Re: 17-21 Maart 2017 DUINE TRIP

Post by Alex Roux » 23 Mar 2017 09:55

Michael wrote:
Peter Connan wrote:To level the playing field. It would be great to see 33x12.5x15, 285-75/16 (same diameter, different width) and maybe something smaller in diameter on the same car.
Alex and myself were driving close together most of the time and he also ran his tyres with very low preasures.
I think one advantage on the 33x12.5x15 is that you can run the tyres on lower preasures than the 285/75/16.
I was running on 0.4 bar at one stage and drove around like that with no prob.
On the other hand, Alex's Patrol might be a bit heavier than mine so it really is not easy without a propoer test.

Alex, whats your input on this?
With the 285/75/16 I was not comfortable driving around at 0.4 bar, whereas as I think Michael's 15" rims allowed him to do that. A few more difficult dunes I tried on 0.4 but then inflated again up to 0.6 directly afterwards. Also my rear tyres were a bit worn. Fresh muddies on 15" rims would probably have worked the best.
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Re: 17-21 Maart 2017 DUINE TRIP

Post by Alex Roux » 23 Mar 2017 09:57

offroadbiker wrote:
Alex Roux wrote:
Peter Connan wrote:If there is another dune trip next year, .

We definitely want to have another one next year.
So Dirk needs to think about this:
March is too early, as we had to endure 38-40 deg celcius.
Nights were also almost too hot to sleep.
Winter on the other hand is super cold at night.

So the ideal time is late April, which also coincides with the 27/4 and 1/5 public holidays.
We will however need to fix the time in 2018 soon, given the popularity of that particular time window.
For this trip Tommie sets the date.............. :oldtimer:

Dirk, this post is based on a brief discussion I had with Tommie before we left for home.
We just beed you to coordinate that with the other 2018 dates.
If Tommie comes on this thread he may comment on the prospect of September rather than April. We did not consider that.
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Re: 17-21 Maart 2017 DUINE TRIP

Post by offroadbiker » 23 Mar 2017 10:13

2018 dates - due to distance this is a 5 day trip minimum - here is the 2 options

27 April 2018 Friday -Public Holiday
28 April 2018 Saturday
29 April 2018 Sunday
30 April 2018 Monday- Leave
01 May 2018 Tuesday- Public Holiday

20 Sep 2018 Thursday- Leave
21 Sep 2018 Friday- Leave
22 Sep 2018 Saturday
23 Sep 2018 Sunday
24 Sep 2018 Monday- Public Holiday
or
25 Sep 2018 Tuesday - Leave
26 Sep 2018 Wednesday- Leave
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Re: 17-21 Maart 2017 DUINE TRIP

Post by David M » 23 Mar 2017 10:16

offroadbiker wrote:2018 dates - due to distance this is a 5 day trip minimum - here is the 2 options

27 April 2018 Friday -Public Holiday
28 April 2018 Saturday
29 April 2018 Sunday
30 April 2018 Monday- Leave
01 May 2018 Tuesday- Public Holiday

20 Sep 2018 Thursday- Leave
21 Sep 2018 Friday- Leave
22 Sep 2018 Saturday
23 Sep 2018 Sunday
24 Sep 2018 Monday- Public Holiday
25 Sep 2018 Tuesday - Leave
26 Sep 2018 Wednesday- Leave
You can put me down as a Sep vote.
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Re: 17-21 Maart 2017 DUINE TRIP

Post by Tommie » 23 Mar 2017 10:33

Maats.

Is weer in die "sticks". Ek sal wel my opinie lig ivm die bande oor die naweek, almal het maar verskillende opinies en dit sal maar bloot my leke opninie ook wees.

September is goeie tyd. Letwel dat dit vanaf Gauteng nog verder is, so ons gaan weer so 5 dae nodig he, waarvan 2dae vir rys oopgehou moet word.

Christiaan, ons het lekker vir daai DUITSER gelag. En dit was vreeslik lekker en het my trots gelaat, dat my vriende wat saam my was kon se dat hulle nog nooit op n trip was, waar daar geen "poletiek" is nie.

Nogmaals baja dankie aan almal. Reel die Goerapan trip met n smile, en ja Alex is reg ons wil graag n Patrol drag dag met al die ligte en timming toerusting reel. Soek net n stuk grondpad, van so 800m. As enige iemand n plek het laat ons weet asb.

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Re: 17-21 Maart 2017 DUINE TRIP

Post by Michael » 23 Mar 2017 12:23

Believe it or not, but I did not take many pics.
Here is a couple including a picture my daughter had to draw at school about her weekend :lol:
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Re: 17-21 Maart 2017 DUINE TRIP

Post by PathMaker » 23 Mar 2017 15:14

Thank you, thank you and thank you to all that arrange and took part in this trip.
I was really a memorable one!
Gee kans, I will post some pics over the weekend.
With regards to the opitions of 2018 dune trip, I will have to favor the April option simply due to the school holidays and really wanting to take my kids with next time.
Maybe I bring a Subaru on sterroids with, that should be fun!
Thanks again for a great time.
Vanessa

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