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by Family_Dog
Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Tree Felling
Replies: 4
Views: 70

Re: Tree Felling

Going to be tricky with those power lines near it. Might be wise to speak to your local Electrical Dept about this.


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by Family_Dog
Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Radios and Licensing
Topic: Waar om 'n twee-rigting radio vas te sit
Replies: 4
Views: 155

Re: Waar om 'n twee-rigting radio vas te sit

Jou radio is Midband (66-88MHz), hulle sal ongelukkig nie op die ORRA frekwensies werk nie. Jou VHF (Hoeband) radios sal ook nie met die PT8100 kan werk nie.

Die PT8100 radio is beskikbaar vir 66-88, of VHF (137-174MHz) of UHF (400MHz), maar hulle is drie verskillende modelle.


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by Family_Dog
Wed Apr 18, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Radios and Licensing
Topic: Waar om 'n twee-rigting radio vas te sit
Replies: 4
Views: 155

Re: Waar om 'n twee-rigting radio vas te sit

Of miskien hier. Hierdie is 'n Motorola radio maar in Hound Dog het ek 'n Kenwood TK7100 in dieselfde plek gemount, ongelukkig het nie 'n foto van dit nie.
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by Family_Dog
Wed Apr 18, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Radios and Licensing
Topic: Waar om 'n twee-rigting radio vas te sit
Replies: 4
Views: 155

Re: Waar om 'n twee-rigting radio vas te sit

Linke kant voor op die transmission tonnel, ver genoeg vorentoe dat die pasasier sitplek dit mis.


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by Family_Dog
Sun Apr 15, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Gauteng: tweede event en tweede uitdunne op 14 April 2018 FOTOS
Replies: 10
Views: 210

Re: Gauteng: tweede event en tweede uitdunne op 14 April 2018 FOTOS

Pics now work, but the video requires one to log in.


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by Family_Dog
Sat Apr 14, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Which engine?
Replies: 6
Views: 219

Re: Which engine?

I wondered about that, but did they still do so in 2009? By then even the KZTE engine was long obsolete here, in favour of the D4D.


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by Family_Dog
Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Which engine?
Replies: 6
Views: 219

Re: Which engine?

I find it strange that a 2009 model is fitted with a 5L engine, these were abandoned some years ago in favour of the KZTE engine, which was a vast improvement in terms of performance and reliability compared to the 5L. Both engines however had a history of head failures. Having said that, we had a c...
by Family_Dog
Fri Apr 06, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 1982 Hilux 4x4 S/C present from my FIL
Replies: 4
Views: 214

Re: 1982 Hilux 4x4 S/C present from my FIL

Lovely present indeed, Rodney.

Can't wait to see the pics!! :thumbup:


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by Family_Dog
Sat Mar 24, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: LF assistance for transporting goods from Hartenbos to Klerksdorp
Replies: 1
Views: 145

Re: LF assistance for transporting goods from Hartenbos to Klerksdorp

Pics are attached below. The stands look like sleeper wood (not sure if they arwe) and they are mounted on a granite slab. The speakers are bookshelf units and have been packed as shown, two speakers with one subwoofer. Sizes are: "Sizes as follows One crate is 500mm x 530mm x 550mm high. Other one ...
by Family_Dog
Sat Mar 24, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: LF assistance for transporting goods from Hartenbos to Klerksdorp
Replies: 1
Views: 145

LF assistance for transporting goods from Hartenbos to Klerksdorp

Hi all, I bought some loudspeakers and their stands from a chap in the Hartenbos district. At the time, we had transport arranged by someone who was moving furniture from Hartenbos to somewhere near to me in Klerksdorp. This has unfortunately fallen through. The speakers are crated but the stands ar...
by Family_Dog
Thu Mar 15, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: HILUX ,WHATS IT WORTH
Replies: 3
Views: 288

Re: HILUX ,WHATS IT WORTH

Looks like it has had a suspension/body lift as well.

Taking a fling here, but any motor other than the original unfortunately does devalue a 'Lux, so I'm guessing about R45k would be a going price.


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by Family_Dog
Wed Feb 28, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Management of club email
Replies: 5
Views: 285

Re: Management of club email

Er... Andy?

Wait a min - I need to go change my profile! :wave:


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by Family_Dog
Wed Feb 28, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: BILLET GRILLE FOR 2003 HILUX
Replies: 2
Views: 154

Re: BILLET GRILLE FOR 2003 HILUX

I agree, it looks much better with the new grill. The old look had a bit of a toothless-grin appearance.


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by Family_Dog
Tue Feb 27, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Management of club email
Replies: 5
Views: 285

Re: Management of club email

Jaco, please send Quentin (Obelix and Dogmatix) a PM as well.

PM link bottom left in his profile.


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by Family_Dog
Tue Feb 27, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: 120 Prado V6 Wanted or a VIGO V6 4x4 A/T
Replies: 13
Views: 901

Re: 120 Prado V6 Wanted or a VIGO V6 4x4 A/T

Very nice, George! Hope you have lots of fun with it.


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by Family_Dog
Tue Feb 27, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: More books
Topic: CB Radios in use
Replies: 1
Views: 111

Re: CB Radios in use

Sorry, only saw this post now. Pretty much dead nowadays, although there are scattered groups here & there still using CB radios. A major problem is that new VHF radios cost the same - and sometimes less - than new CB radios and of course the reliable distances obtained by a VHF radio system compare...
by Family_Dog
Mon Feb 26, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: 120 Prado V6 Wanted or a VIGO V6 4x4 A/T
Replies: 13
Views: 901

Re: 120 Prado V6 Wanted or a VIGO V6 4x4 A/T

Where? I can't see it... :mrgreen:


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by Family_Dog
Fri Feb 23, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Warning... All SFA Owners!
Replies: 47
Views: 15907

Re: Warning... All SFA Owners!

When Bulldog was resprayed some years ago, this is some of the muck that we found after removing the air-flow plate between the windscreen and bonnet: 4Y respray 019_Resize.jpg I don't have any other pictures but those leaves were from the far corners (right & left) of the plate and they effectively...
by Family_Dog
Thu Feb 22, 2018 7:03 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Vigo Singlecab tralies
Replies: 5
Views: 228

Re: Vigo Singlecab tralies

So obviously SWAMBO does not read the forum! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:


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by Family_Dog
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Vigo Singlecab tralies
Replies: 5
Views: 228

Re: Vigo Singlecab tralies

Perhaps buy one for him as 'lobola' for your lovely wife.... :mrgreen:


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by Family_Dog
Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Hilux 2.5D dc 4x2 (106kw)
Replies: 11
Views: 462

Re: Hilux 2.5D dc 4x2 (106kw)

Andre, don't believe a word these okes are saying - they are all biased towards Hilux! :cooldude:


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by Family_Dog
Wed Feb 07, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Events Calender
Topic: Hilux Club RFAD Team
Replies: 64
Views: 1311

Re: Hilux Club RFAD Team

Robbie and Vicky - Also known as Bliksempie and Glitter Pumps
Part of me is dying to say something but somehow feel I should rather keep quiet.... :siffler: :angel:


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by Family_Dog
Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2011 Vigo vibrasie
Replies: 11
Views: 478

Re: 2011 Vigo vibrasie

Shot!


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by Family_Dog
Wed Jan 31, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Trip report - Bhanga Nek
Replies: 20
Views: 1098

Re: Trip report - Bhanga Nek

Excellent trip report Robbie, glad you had such a great time. And your Hilux just happens to fit right in on the rugged sections of that trip, really can be referred to as "Hilux Country"!


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by Family_Dog
Wed Jan 31, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Trip Report for Competition - Calitzdorp, Oudtshoorn, Die Hel, Nieu-Bethesda, Valley of Desolation
Replies: 22
Views: 984

Re: Trip Report for Competition - Calitzdorp, Oudtshoorn, Die Hel, Nieu-Bethesda, Valley of Desolation

Great trip report Thomas, and your little daughter certainly has her Mom's good looks! ;-)


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by Family_Dog
Wed Jan 31, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Henties 2017 - competition
Replies: 9
Views: 744

Re: Henties 2017 - competition

Nice one Tertius, you guys really seem to have enjoyed yourselves! Sweet li'l girlie you have there, such a sweet smile!


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by Family_Dog
Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:47 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM
Replies: 34
Views: 1124

Re: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM

Excellent report Johan, very well-written! Seems you guys had lots of fun and reading through your report makes me feel that I was actually there! The last time I was in that area was in 1999, good to relive the memories once again.


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by Family_Dog
Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:56 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2011 Vigo vibrasie
Replies: 11
Views: 478

Re: 2011 Vigo vibrasie

Well, my reply is a bit garbled and full of mixed taal.... your reply is concise! :mrgreen:

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by Family_Dog
Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:30 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2011 Vigo vibrasie
Replies: 11
Views: 478

Re: 2011 Vigo vibrasie

Propshaft of centre bearing moeg.Gaan laat check by 'n Propshaft besigheid.


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by Family_Dog
Wed Jan 24, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: roof
Replies: 8
Views: 412

Re: roof

Selwyn,

Two members here have had a SFA successfully repaired after a roll-over, at a very reasonable cost.

Here is Riaan's 'Lux:

http://www.hilux4x4.co.za/views/viewtopic.php?t=25135


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by Family_Dog
Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Radios and Licensing
Topic: ORRA Radio Licences
Replies: 13
Views: 2272

Re: ORRA Radio Licences

Dale, you need to join the Club and then the VHF licence is free of charge, subject to registering your radio/s on the forum.

Follow these guidelines:

http://www.hilux4x4.co.za/views/viewtop ... 16&t=40226


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by Family_Dog
Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: 2016 - on - Revo Shape Hilux
Topic: Radio Installation
Replies: 2
Views: 248

Re: Radio Installation

Here's another installation by Andre...

http://www.hilux4x4.co.za/views/viewtop ... 82#p437082

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by Family_Dog
Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: 2016 - on - Revo Shape Hilux
Topic: Radio Installation
Replies: 2
Views: 248

Re: Radio Installation

Here's the post I was referring to earlier...

http://www.hilux4x4.co.za/views/viewtop ... 75#p407475

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Jaco (dd6) made that bracket and it works well!


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by Family_Dog
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:37 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: electrical problem
Replies: 2
Views: 286

Re: electrical problem

Pieter, welcome to the forum. It would seem that one opf the new fuses is no longer working or making proper contact. Best is to check this fuse with a digital multimeter set to the 'ohms' or even 'diode' scale, it should of course read a dead short. I had the same issue with a gate motor, the blade...
by Family_Dog
Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: Ordering Toyota parts from Japan
Replies: 10
Views: 1340

Re: Ordering Toyota parts from Japan

Nice find! Great pity about Toy-DIY having to suppress their images but this one works well.


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by Family_Dog
Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: Where it all started
Replies: 7
Views: 545

Re: Where it all started

Pieter, ek neem aan dat jy gebruik ook maar Linux, geen 'Windows' in joune ook nie... :welcome:


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by Family_Dog
Sun Jan 07, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: Where it all started
Replies: 7
Views: 545

Re: Where it all started

Something seems to be missing from the Apple shed.... wait, I know - it's Windows! :mrgreen:


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by Family_Dog
Wed Jan 03, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Ivory trade officially closed down in China
Replies: 3
Views: 323

Re: Ivory trade officially closed down in China

That is great news, thanks Pieter!

Now if the other Asian countries follow suit, it would be perfect. Not only ivory, they should ban dog farms, where dogs are bred as a delicacy.

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by Family_Dog
Mon Dec 25, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Season's Greetings
Replies: 6
Views: 469

Re: Season's Greetings

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by Family_Dog
Sat Dec 23, 2017 7:06 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Greetings Everyone !
Replies: 5
Views: 380

Re: Greetings Everyone !

Howsit John, good to see you here!


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by Family_Dog
Fri Dec 22, 2017 7:46 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Engine conversion.
Replies: 11
Views: 411

Re: Engine conversion.

EFI conversion on a 4Y makes an incredible improvement - the engine has more torque and constant down-gearing on hills is a thing of the past. Will still be no racer when towing a caravan though, but who cares? You have the perfect combo for touring and admiring the scenery.


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by Family_Dog
Wed Dec 20, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 4y Spluttering When Turning Here Off?
Replies: 6
Views: 302

Re: 4y Spluttering When Turning Here Off?

This is correct: "These days if the engine was redone and the head was done properly, ie, valve stem seals there is no need for an additive to the fuel. Reason, valve stem seals these days are made for unleaded fuel in any case. Just use normal unleaded 95 in the Lowveld and up here in Gauteng 93 un...
by Family_Dog
Sun Dec 17, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Engine cutting out
Replies: 80
Views: 3925

Re: Engine cutting out

Not ideal, no. But measure the output voltage at the second battery while it is charging to satisfy yourself. If you have enough 2mm wire, then at the very least double up so you then have 4mm cable.


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by Family_Dog
Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Worn Ignition SFA
Replies: 14
Views: 387

Re: Worn Ignition SFA

Chris, I bought one from Autozone some years ago, don't know if they still have them.


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by Family_Dog
Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:38 am
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: No brakes
Replies: 7
Views: 321

Re: No brakes

If Powerbrakes still stock the SFA kit, it is a worthwhile investment. They make a huge difference! One of the best mods I have fitted to Bulldog.


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by Family_Dog
Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:54 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 2018 Facelift Hilux
Replies: 10
Views: 1036

Re: 2018 Facelift Hilux

I like the new look as well - gives it that 'muscle car' look. Nice one, Toyota!


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by Family_Dog
Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: HILUX TAILGATE
Replies: 4
Views: 362

Re: HILUX TAILGATE

Howdy-doody, Cory, welcome!


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by Family_Dog
Mon Nov 06, 2017 7:33 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Happy new Prado owner - I cleaned my leather seats!
Replies: 6
Views: 539

Re: Happy new Prado owner - I cleaned my leather seats!

They look good, Daan! PraDog has grey seats so they don't show dirt & grime but I will take a closer look later and see if they need cleaning as well.


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by Family_Dog
Wed Nov 01, 2017 7:07 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: China 2017
Replies: 16
Views: 1040

Re: China 2017

My business partner went to China to visit the Hytera radio factories... they have a massive building for each of the different departments of the company and he thoroughly enjoyed it. 98% of the workforce of Hytera are university graduates, the remaining 2% are cleaning staff etc. He really found i...
by Family_Dog
Wed Nov 01, 2017 7:05 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: China 2017
Replies: 16
Views: 1040

Re: China 2017

Excellent report, Pieter. I replied last night already but seems I pushed the green 'post reply' tab instead of 'submit' under the quick reply window. Not the first time I have done this, and I did not wait to check my reply, so no post.


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by Family_Dog
Tue Oct 31, 2017 8:53 pm
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo
Replies: 44
Views: 3340

Re: 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo

Your garage is FAR too neat, Pieter!

Good luck with the rebuild :)


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by Family_Dog
Mon Oct 30, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: KEY RINGS - STILL PLENTY AVAILABLE - SOLD OUT
Replies: 14
Views: 1070

Re: KEY RINGS - STILL PLENTY AVAILABLE

These keyrings are worth every cent!

Thinus, when you order please order another one for me.

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by Family_Dog
Sat Oct 28, 2017 12:24 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Happy new Prado owner!
Replies: 32
Views: 1187

Re: Happy new Prado owner!

I like the colour! The silver & dark grey ones look the best :)


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by Family_Dog
Sat Oct 28, 2017 8:23 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: *** Photobucket Fix!!! Try it! ***
Replies: 9
Views: 970

*** Photobucket Fix!!! Try it! ***

Copied this from the 4x4 Community Forum, IT WORKS!!.... (At time of posting anyway) :rubhands: If you're using Google Chrome, go to the three dots on the right side of the screen and click them. A drop down should appear. Hover your mouse over "More Tools," and when the next drop down appears, clic...
by Family_Dog
Fri Oct 27, 2017 7:44 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Happy new Prado owner!
Replies: 32
Views: 1187

Re: Happy new Prado owner!

Daan, the last trip I did from Klerkies to Durban and back yielded 8.3km/l going to Durban, and about 7.1km/l on the return trip. We were four adults with luggage and the return trip had a fierce headwind all the way, hence the higher fuel consumption. Travelling was at the specified fuel limits at ...
by Family_Dog
Fri Oct 27, 2017 7:37 am
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: Weber retroject as EFI option?
Replies: 15
Views: 705

Re: Weber retroject as EFI option?

Rather than go that way, I would suggest rather keep a spare ECU, Igniter & HP Fuel pump if you feel the necessity. Little else can go wrong with the system.


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by Family_Dog
Fri Oct 27, 2017 7:05 am
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: 7MGE to SFA (talk about keeping it old school)
Replies: 16
Views: 1183

Re: 7MGE to SFA (talk about keeping it old school)

You can contact LouisZ in Pretoria, he has done many such conversions. It really makes a meaningful difference in performance. Fuel consumption is slightly improved over the carburettor engine but the sheer joy in driving the fuel-injectioned engine is a pleasure to behold.


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by Family_Dog
Thu Oct 26, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Happy new Prado owner!
Replies: 32
Views: 1187

Re: Happy new Prado owner!

HiHo Daan,

Welcome to the Prado fraternity!

PraDog is a 1998 V6 model without second tank or rear diff-lock. I suspect it does however have a limited slip rear diff as it has never yet got stuck anywhere in places where other vehicles seem to require diff-locks.


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