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by GI Jane
Thu Sep 01, 2016 7:25 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: The Hilux Story
Replies: 4887
Views: 75545

Re: The Hilux Story

that turns heads
by GI Jane
Thu Aug 25, 2016 8:48 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: SFA EIENAARS
Replies: 12
Views: 539

Re: SFA EIENAARS

Ek stem saam Dawie.. gebruik nie my bakkie elke dag, maar net as ons weggaan na die plekke waar dit nodig is. Baie goeie tye met my bakke in plekke waar baie ander voertuie dit nie maklik sal maak nie...
by GI Jane
Thu Aug 25, 2016 8:44 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Some opinions about trailers please from my smart Hilux friends
Replies: 53
Views: 2060

Re: Some opinions about trailers please from my smart Hilux friends

Dankie Fanus... ek weet ek sal. Sien uit na ons eerste wegkom kansie met die familie...
by GI Jane
Wed Aug 24, 2016 4:03 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Some opinions about trailers please from my smart Hilux friends
Replies: 53
Views: 2060

Re: Some opinions about trailers please from my smart Hilux friends

........ and then,....... there were doors....
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by GI Jane
Wed Aug 24, 2016 3:07 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Payfast account experience.
Replies: 11
Views: 768

Re: Payfast account experience.

oh... thanks... I see how it works... it was all sorted out in the end...
by GI Jane
Wed Aug 24, 2016 2:16 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: SFA EIENAARS
Replies: 12
Views: 539

Re: SFA EIENAARS

sal gaan kyk... hardcore SFA's being put through their paces...
by GI Jane
Wed Aug 24, 2016 2:14 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Payfast account experience.
Replies: 11
Views: 768

Re: Payfast account experience.

oops.. sorry Pieter... was just amazed how at the time, a thief could have spent so much money using, payfast, on my cc even though I still had it in my possession...
by GI Jane
Wed Aug 24, 2016 2:12 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: The Hilux Story
Replies: 4887
Views: 75545

Re: The Hilux Story

injected with botox
by GI Jane
Wed Aug 24, 2016 2:07 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Some opinions about trailers please from my smart Hilux friends
Replies: 53
Views: 2060

Re: Some opinions about trailers please from my smart Hilux friends

Yay... some more updates from Jacques... Thanks Jacques you're a superstar..
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my home on go everywhere wheels...
by GI Jane
Tue Aug 23, 2016 4:45 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Payfast account experience.
Replies: 11
Views: 768

Re: Payfast account experience.

I'm amazed at how many people work on oilrigs... and how keen people on oilrigs are always wanting to buy stuff. Also watch payfast. Had my credit card hacked and all the transactions on my cc were on payfast purchases. So I think it is not such a reliable way of verifying transactions...
by GI Jane
Tue Aug 23, 2016 10:06 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Some opinions about trailers please from my smart Hilux friends
Replies: 53
Views: 2060

Re: Some opinions about trailers please from my smart Hilux friends

mmm... I know, but I think lighter was more what I had in mind. The trailer is a lot lighter than my other one, and I ma not going to fit anything extra on it. The nice thing about it is that if I'm in unfenced Bots parks, I can throw my Malamoo on the top of the trailer and sleep up there if there ...
by GI Jane
Mon Aug 22, 2016 10:40 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: Joke of the day
Replies: 3675
Views: 121348

Re: Joke of the day

Its obviously not winter in your part of the country.... bed is still the warmest place at 5 or 5.30... anyway its dark and its dangerous to venture out of bed at that time of the morning.... even my dogs agree with me, they don't venture out from their beds before 7.30...
by GI Jane
Mon Aug 22, 2016 10:28 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Some opinions about trailers please from my smart Hilux friends
Replies: 53
Views: 2060

Re: Some opinions about trailers please from my smart Hilux friends

okay so things are moving along with my trailer. Just a few weeks to go before the we on the road again... So excited. Two years since I was last in Etosha Pans and the Okavango panhandle.. trailer update
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by GI Jane
Fri Aug 19, 2016 3:08 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: Joke of the day
Replies: 3675
Views: 121348

Re: Joke of the day

hee hee for both jokes.... good laugh
by GI Jane
Thu Aug 18, 2016 3:34 pm
Forum: Other Interresting Gadgets
Topic: Botswana end of year 2016/7
Replies: 12
Views: 1004

Re: Botswana end of year 2016/7

Oh and its advisable to travel with the local currency ie. Pula... at border crossing you need to pay in Pula, and the exchange rate at the border is terrible if you don't come prepared....
by GI Jane
Wed Aug 17, 2016 3:02 pm
Forum: Other Interresting Gadgets
Topic: Botswana end of year 2016/7
Replies: 12
Views: 1004

Re: Botswana end of year 2016/7

I was fortunate enough to go to Bots my first time with friends that had been there before and had good knowledge of how things work and great places to go to. So I can see the value of going with someone that has been there before. But we also have this big idea that its like going to another plane...
by GI Jane
Tue Aug 16, 2016 7:44 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Writing is on the wall..........
Replies: 23
Views: 2266

Re: Writing is on the wall..........

Looks good...
by GI Jane
Tue Aug 16, 2016 7:42 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Wanted 40L Engel fridge
Replies: 2
Views: 415

Re: Wanted 40L Engel fridge

good luck,,, its like looking for hens teeth, if you don't buy one new...,
by GI Jane
Tue Aug 16, 2016 7:40 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: The Hilux Story
Replies: 4887
Views: 75545

Re: The Hilux Story

probably chicken
by GI Jane
Tue Aug 16, 2016 9:47 am
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: lekkerBRAAI GTG net sommer 12AUG - 132 Bracken str Brackenfell 18:30
Replies: 39
Views: 1929

Re: lekkerBRAAI GTG net sommer 12AUG - 132 Bracken str Brackenfell 18:30

Tertius, have a look at the post by Martin/swifty. "hallo uit n koue Sutherland" maybe once the camp site is up and running it could be a good weekend GTG next year. 4x4 route looks good, also houses for those that don't camp...
by GI Jane
Tue Aug 16, 2016 9:41 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Hallo uit 'n koue Sutherland
Replies: 34
Views: 1956

Re: Hallo uit 'n koue Sutherland

looking good Martin... thanks for the photo's
by GI Jane
Tue Aug 16, 2016 9:38 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: The Hilux Story
Replies: 4887
Views: 75545

Re: The Hilux Story

a sea of orange and yellow
by GI Jane
Mon Aug 15, 2016 5:09 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Hallo uit 'n koue Sutherland
Replies: 34
Views: 1956

Re: Hallo uit 'n koue Sutherland

Hi Martin, ons het jou vorige 4x4 roete lekker gery en geniet, en ook op jou vorige plek gekamp... goed om te hoor jy is weer met n 4x4 roete besig. sal graag n plan maak om by julle uit te kom.... alles van die beste met jou nuwe plekkie...
by GI Jane
Mon Aug 15, 2016 5:06 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: hi all just joined after buying my first hilux,
Replies: 7
Views: 431

Re: hi all just joined after buying my first hilux,

Welcome Chris, sure your going to enjoy the forum, and the best time in your new hilux
by GI Jane
Mon Aug 15, 2016 5:05 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: The Hilux Story
Replies: 4887
Views: 75545

Re: The Hilux Story

trapped in the largest spider
by GI Jane
Mon Aug 15, 2016 12:21 pm
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: Vehicle Reg. papers for Namibia Kgalagadi exit
Replies: 7
Views: 1149

Re: Vehicle Reg. papers for Namibia Kgalagadi exit

I wouldn't take a chance. Always have my papers with and never been asked, but the day you don't have them with you is they day they will ask. Why ruin a great holiday with something like that...
by GI Jane
Sat Aug 13, 2016 12:05 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: The Hilux Story
Replies: 4887
Views: 75545

Re: The Hilux Story

steaming cup of coffee and
by GI Jane
Sat Aug 13, 2016 12:01 pm
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: lekkerBRAAI GTG net sommer 12AUG - 132 Bracken str Brackenfell 18:30
Replies: 39
Views: 1929

Re: lekkerBRAAI GTG net sommer 12AUG - 132 Bracken str Brackenfell 18:30

Thanks Tertius and Christine for an awesome evening GTG... great to catch up with some old friends after such a long time... good laughs and great company....Thanks all...
by GI Jane
Thu Aug 11, 2016 7:59 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: vhf Radio channel info please
Replies: 3
Views: 237

Re: vhf Radio channel info please

Thanks Eric,
Got the mail...
by GI Jane
Thu Aug 11, 2016 4:56 pm
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: Toyota Land Cruiser - - - SOLD!!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 782

Re: Toyota Land Cruiser - - - SOLD!!!!

wow.. that was quick....
by GI Jane
Thu Aug 11, 2016 11:28 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: The Hilux Story
Replies: 4887
Views: 75545

Re: The Hilux Story

wellington boots on hot
by GI Jane
Thu Aug 11, 2016 11:26 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: vhf Radio channel info please
Replies: 3
Views: 237

Re: vhf Radio channel info please

Actually, anyone who knows the answer to the question is welcome to answer.... thanks... maybe Cassie, Pieter, whomever?
by GI Jane
Thu Aug 11, 2016 11:24 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: vhf Radio channel info please
Replies: 3
Views: 237

vhf Radio channel info please

Hey Eric, Could have asked this question in a PM, but thought that maybe other members with radio's may benefit from the answer as well.... My radios that I bought have, I think, already 9 programmed channels, when I got them... What are the different channels, and which one or ones am I meant to us...
by GI Jane
Thu Aug 11, 2016 11:10 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: The Hilux Story
Replies: 4887
Views: 75545

Re: The Hilux Story

that smelt like
by GI Jane
Wed Aug 10, 2016 11:47 am
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: lekkerBRAAI GTG net sommer 12AUG - 132 Bracken str Brackenfell 18:30
Replies: 39
Views: 1929

Re: lekkerBRAAI GTG net sommer 12AUG - 132 Bracken str Brackenfell

Thanks Tertius... See how the week goes, may bring some of the braai brood if the week isn't too crazy... and of course my meat and refreshments...
by GI Jane
Mon Aug 08, 2016 10:32 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Some opinions about trailers please from my smart Hilux friends
Replies: 53
Views: 2060

Re: Some opinions about trailers please from my smart Hilux friends

So Jacques said he will send photo's of the build as and when he can.. so got this one as a starter....
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Phew... adding photo format changed... hope this is a photo,,
Yay it worked...
by GI Jane
Mon Aug 08, 2016 10:19 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: The Hilux Story
Replies: 4887
Views: 75545

Re: The Hilux Story

in front of a warm
by GI Jane
Tue Aug 02, 2016 4:02 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Please sign this Petition
Replies: 38
Views: 1139

Re: Please sign this Petition

Yip... its good to be back amongst friends again...
by GI Jane
Tue Aug 02, 2016 4:00 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Some opinions about trailers please from my smart Hilux friends
Replies: 53
Views: 2060

Re: Some opinions about trailers please from my smart Hilux friends

Nee man Andre, those aren't trailers.... those are serious offroad caravans.... but looks good... Is that a hilux keeping up with the cruiser?
by GI Jane
Tue Aug 02, 2016 11:30 am
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: WC YEAR END - 15-18 DES 2016
Replies: 92
Views: 4323

Re: WC YEAR END - 15-18 DES 2016

And probably the best.... but seems like a few have very busy Dec already... eish..
by GI Jane
Tue Aug 02, 2016 11:27 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Please sign this Petition
Replies: 38
Views: 1139

Re: Please sign this Petition

Sjoe Pieter, this is a blast from the past. think I must see if I can find LM
by GI Jane
Tue Aug 02, 2016 10:46 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: En so... Ry ons deur Zimbabwe
Replies: 105
Views: 8280

Re: En so... Ry ons deur Zimbabwe

Wow... trip looks amazing so far. Well done to the people doing it with a 4x2, never mind those brave people pulling tailers and caravans... eish... Hwange and Mana on my to do list... Thanks Hennie... a riveting post...
by GI Jane
Mon Aug 01, 2016 7:54 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Some opinions about trailers please from my smart Hilux friends
Replies: 53
Views: 2060

Re: Some opinions about trailers please from my smart Hilux friends

Dankie Fanus, ek is seker dit sal goed werk.... Kan nie wag tot hy klaar is en ons kan hom in Nam en Bots toets...
by GI Jane
Mon Aug 01, 2016 7:05 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Some opinions about trailers please from my smart Hilux friends
Replies: 53
Views: 2060

Re: Some opinions about trailers please from my smart Hilux friends

Yip it looks good, and Jacques is such a nice guy. Is a camper himself and has lots of experience building trailers and off road caravans. His work looks good, very professional, and also service and response time to queries is excellent...
by GI Jane
Mon Aug 01, 2016 3:49 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Some opinions about trailers please from my smart Hilux friends
Replies: 53
Views: 2060

Re: Some opinions about trailers please from my smart Hilux friends

Thanks to all of you for the input I have received about a trailer. Have decided to go with a new build.
Jaguar 4x4 trailer. If you look on his website Jaguar4x4trailers, I have ordered the Jag 3. Jacques is an amazing person, and his trailers look great. Will post some photo's when I pick mine up.
by GI Jane
Sun Jul 31, 2016 10:25 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: The Hilux Story
Replies: 4887
Views: 75545

Re: The Hilux Story

on a solo mission
by GI Jane
Sun Jul 31, 2016 10:23 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New to Forum
Replies: 13
Views: 606

Re: New to Forum

Welcome to the forum Len and to the Toyota family. Sure you'll enjoy the chats and your new vehicle..
by GI Jane
Fri Jul 29, 2016 1:11 pm
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: WC YEAR END - 15-18 DES 2016
Replies: 92
Views: 4323

Re: WC YEAR END - 15-18 DES 2016

Hee hee....No don't worry, think Thysie won't be there this time, so we should be okay... anyway we all had a lot of fun after all the driving and exams were over....
by GI Jane
Fri Jul 29, 2016 12:22 pm
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: WC YEAR END - 15-18 DES 2016
Replies: 92
Views: 4323

Re: WC YEAR END - 15-18 DES 2016

cool will speak to Allan and Suz tonight if they keen, maybe also find out from Wynand if they want to go.
by GI Jane
Fri Jul 29, 2016 11:28 am
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: WC YEAR END - 15-18 DES 2016
Replies: 92
Views: 4323

Re: WC YEAR END - 15-18 DES 2016

Tertius what is the update on space available at Klein tafelberg for the year GTG.. A group of us from the club did our 4x4 bootcamp there a few years ago so maybe we can see how many want to join for a reunion at the Year end... that would be fun...
by GI Jane
Fri Jul 29, 2016 11:15 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Some opinions about trailers please from my smart Hilux friends
Replies: 53
Views: 2060

Re: Some opinions about trailers please from my smart Hilux friends

Thanks Wynand, I did see that advert, its a dealer, and tried to find a website for their products. They called Kammatech, and found nothing... they may be a start up operation, and also got no reply on my phonecall... Anyway Allan and I have an appointment with a guy that builds trailers this after...
by GI Jane
Fri Jul 29, 2016 8:56 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: newbie
Replies: 4
Views: 401

Re: newbie

Hi Shamiel and welcome. Hope you have some awesome adventures with your bakkie.... It is really worth doing some 4x4 driver training if you don't have much experience, helps you to keep your bakkie safer and its occupants, when you know a bit more.. insurance I know nothing about..
by GI Jane
Fri Jul 29, 2016 8:53 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: En so... Ry ons deur Zimbabwe
Replies: 105
Views: 8280

Re: En so... Ry ons deur Zimbabwe

Thanks Hennie... loving the report...
by GI Jane
Fri Jul 29, 2016 8:45 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Introduction.
Replies: 7
Views: 531

Re: Introduction.

Hi Alan, welcome, sure you going to love the chats on the forum... while some people believe that travelling at a slower speed is a problem, I tend to find that driving slower helps me to see my surroundings and enjoy them for a couple of seconds longer, and possibly see the photographic opportuniti...
by GI Jane
Thu Jul 28, 2016 10:13 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CT to Mabua and back in 10 days
Replies: 31
Views: 2326

Re: CT to Mabua and back in 10 days

Thanks for the trip report Thys. Looks like Mabua side didn't get as much rain as the Nossob river side. Was there in Feb this year and was blown away by the flowers and the lush vegetation. I go there regularly and it was the first time I have ever seen so much water, vegetation and such stunning f...
by GI Jane
Thu Jul 28, 2016 8:24 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Some opinions about trailers please from my smart Hilux friends
Replies: 53
Views: 2060

Re: Some opinions about trailers please from my smart Hilux friends

I agree Stef. I already have a 180w solar panel and 10A controller and wiring for the solar panel to battery from my trailer. Its irritating though that the xt120 doesn't already come out like the 140 prepped for wiring... Problem with cutting into the body is keeping it rust free etc. anyway, my so...
by GI Jane
Wed Jul 27, 2016 10:38 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Some opinions about trailers please from my smart Hilux friends
Replies: 53
Views: 2060

Re: Some opinions about trailers please from my smart Hilux friends

Hallo Jane en ander ouens wat hier lees. Ek wil nie klink na 'n pretbederwer nie maar vir 'n feit, stainless steel hou nie van vibrasies nie en hulle neig om te skeur langs die sweis lyn. Ek het al 'n paar van hulle gesien, letterik- nie gehoor van 'n vriend van 'n vriend ens nie. Ek is maar vol no...
by GI Jane
Wed Jul 27, 2016 10:05 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Some opinions about trailers please from my smart Hilux friends
Replies: 53
Views: 2060

Re: Some opinions about trailers please from my smart Hilux friends

Thanks Johan, yes I know Jurgens sorted out the problems they had with the explorer in Richtersveld, and that's why their offroad caravans do so well... and its great from that experience that they have a great idea with their offroad trailers... experience a good learning curve. And overloading is ...

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