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by Sun Chaser
Sat Sep 20, 2014 3:12 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What has the Hilux Club/Forum meant to you?
Replies: 31
Views: 987

Re: What has the Hilux Club/Forum meant to you?

I stumbled across the forum while looking for info about my Lux a few years ago, and ever since then have been hooked. I love the fact that even tho I have never met most of the members, when I post a comment or ask a question, there will always be a few guys that will comment or go out of their way...
by Sun Chaser
Fri Aug 08, 2014 8:58 am
Forum: Wheels and Tyres
Topic: 15" Mud terrains with mags
Replies: 21
Views: 2218

Re: 15" Mud terrains with mags

Ok.
If it was a few months ago,I would have taken them for the trailer. Ive recently bought a Jeep, so now Im looking for 18" Jeep mags with muds as a spare set.
I will ask around, if I get any interest Ill send them your way.
Thanx
Ian
by Sun Chaser
Fri Aug 08, 2014 8:36 am
Forum: Wheels and Tyres
Topic: 15" Mud terrains with mags
Replies: 21
Views: 2218

Re: 15" Mud terrains with mags

Why are you selling them, they are brand new?
Looks like a good deal.
by Sun Chaser
Fri Aug 08, 2014 8:22 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: KZ-TE Throttle-Butterfly Shaft Seal Replacement (DIY)
Replies: 4
Views: 842

Re: KZ-TE Throttle-Butterfly Shaft Seal Replacement (DIY)

Thanx for the tip Dane.
Hope you have sorted the problem out.
Cheers
Ian
by Sun Chaser
Fri Aug 08, 2014 7:31 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Engine sitting at 172,000 Km's and with problems
Replies: 89
Views: 6445

Re: Engine sitting at 172,000 Km's and with problmens

Wow :slap: Martin, what an ordeal. i feel your frustration. im so glad you got to the bottom of the problem, and well done for sticking it out and getting it sorted. Im not sure there are many guys out there that would have gone thru with it. :thumbup: I think this is a huge learning curve for alot ...
by Sun Chaser
Sun Jun 29, 2014 3:14 pm
Forum: Repcom Communications
Topic: Action Cam with Full HD/WiFi
Replies: 59
Views: 3625

Re: Action Cam with Full HD/WiFi

looks good :thumbup: nice clear picture quality. :dance1:
by Sun Chaser
Sun Jun 29, 2014 3:02 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Cape Town - Namibia - Botswana 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1561

Re: Cape Town - Namibia - Botswana 2013

I just had another look at http://vacationsonearth.net" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; and saw all the latest info you have put on of our trip, looking so good. Thanx for all the hard work.... keep it up. :clap:
Cheers :wink2:
Ian
:bye:
by Sun Chaser
Thu Jun 26, 2014 1:45 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Who is the Russian Jack?
Replies: 45
Views: 1519

Re: Who is the Russian Jack?

:thumbup: Looking good Jack. Seems you like outdoors same as us in South Africa. Very good for the soul.
Cheers :bye:
Ian
by Sun Chaser
Thu Jun 26, 2014 1:25 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What a shift of mindset!
Replies: 20
Views: 764

Re: What a shift of mindset!

When is your piece airing on tv ? I see you inserted a pic of the Grand Cherokee gearshift on your post, it is quite something. That GC you drove is the excact same model I recently bought, Im interested to hear another Hilux drivers opinion on the vehicle. I am still impressed every time I drive mi...
by Sun Chaser
Thu Jun 26, 2014 1:02 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Cape Town - Namibia - Botswana 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1561

Re: Cape Town - Namibia - Botswana 2013

Thanx for posting the trip Wendy, :thumbup: I know its been a long process, but well worth it in the end.
Keep up the great work. :dance1:
Cheers Bokkie :bye:
by Sun Chaser
Fri Jun 20, 2014 3:06 pm
Forum: Other Vehicles
Topic: My new ride
Replies: 12
Views: 2057

Re: My new ride

Did an awsome trip up the wild coast April/May, now she has 5400km on ther clock and still going strong. We went up as far as Port St Johns and then took the 4x4 route down to Coffee Bay. The roads were very rutted out in parts and quite wet and slippery in parts after the rains, but she handled ver...
by Sun Chaser
Mon Apr 21, 2014 4:13 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Don't know why it took me so long to find this site...!!
Replies: 17
Views: 623

Re: Don't know why it took me so long to find this site...!!

Welcome Francois, hope you find lots of usefull info here for you.
Cheers
Ian
by Sun Chaser
Tue Apr 15, 2014 7:29 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Tyres - Cape Town
Replies: 17
Views: 583

Re: Tyres - Cape Town

I would also like to see if there is any feedback from anyone that has fitted the Pirelli Scorpions, they look like good tyres, and were tops in the A/T tyre test posted here on the forum some time ago. At that price they are cheaper that the BFG's. Im interested to fit a set to my Jeep once I get a...
by Sun Chaser
Sun Apr 13, 2014 2:26 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Foldable Furniture
Replies: 19
Views: 691

Re: Foldable Furniture

Yislaik, now that is a handy thing to have. :thumbup: Any idea were one can get one from.
by Sun Chaser
Sun Apr 13, 2014 2:24 pm
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: Border Inspection
Replies: 18
Views: 796

Re: Border Inspection

Hi Rubin

Im not sure of the rules about taking a compound bow thru the border, but we have been thru the border every year for the past 5 years and have been lucky enough to have never been asked to open our vehicle at all.
Im sure if you wait a bit, one of the members will have the ansewr for you.
by Sun Chaser
Fri Apr 11, 2014 9:38 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Hawk
Replies: 64
Views: 1827

Re: Hawk

Very cute man, they are adorable dogs and make very good friends.
Enjoy :thumbup:
by Sun Chaser
Fri Apr 11, 2014 9:34 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Good day everyone
Replies: 16
Views: 696

Re: Good day everyone

Hi Francois, welcome to the forum. I wish you all the best with your new business, I just wish there was a branch in the southern suburbs, then I wouldnt have to drive so far out.
by Sun Chaser
Tue Apr 08, 2014 1:08 pm
Forum: Other Vehicles
Topic: My new ride
Replies: 12
Views: 2057

Re: My new ride

Thanx guys, I hope to get years of good service from it. Unfortunately Im back at work and can only get to drive her again in a few weeks. I only had 4 days of driving before coming back to work, so you can imagine "my gat jeuk om weer to gaan ry". Going for a week or more to the wild coast next mon...
by Sun Chaser
Sat Apr 05, 2014 3:54 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Velocity Raptors AT any good??
Replies: 29
Views: 1412

Re: Velocity Raptors AT any good??

Shew :slap: wish I had read about this sooner, I just put 2 new BFG's on my Lux , cost me R3000.00 each. I was thinking of changing to something else. they look so similar to the BFG that one wont really notice the difference at a quick look if there are 2 BFG's and 2 Velocity's on a vehicle. Anyway...
by Sun Chaser
Sat Apr 05, 2014 2:39 pm
Forum: Other Vehicles
Topic: My new ride
Replies: 12
Views: 2057

My new ride

I just bought this beauty :yahoo: and I know I may get a lot of flack from you guys, but I DO still have my Lux KZTE. http://i1271.photobucket.com/albums/jj627/Sunchaser1/Jeep%20Grand%20Cherokee/3e900ee0-42e7-467c-a246-eb21e90dbe13.jpg We looked for a long time to find a good towing SUV that has low...
by Sun Chaser
Wed Jan 08, 2014 3:55 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: AEW Auto splits up and becomes 4xLux and Hiluxparts.co.za
Replies: 28
Views: 866

Re: AEW Auto splits up and becomes 4xLux and Hiluxparts.co.z

Congratulations Allan and all the best for the new year ahead, I hope you had a festive Xmas and New year. :celebrate:
I sent you a PM, Gem needs some attention ASAP. :beg:
Thanx again for all your help
Regards
Ian :bye:
by Sun Chaser
Sat Dec 28, 2013 2:47 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Cape Point
Replies: 16
Views: 2124

Re: Cape Point

A very nice trip Thys, one that many people in the area tends to overlook. We live in the Noordhoek area and love to take a drive thru there every now and then. No matter how often we take the drive, I am always in awe of the beauty of the landscape and the country we live in. Nice one Thys. Cheers ...
by Sun Chaser
Fri Sep 13, 2013 7:33 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Where to service "Gem" in Windhoek?
Replies: 2
Views: 144

Re: Where to service "Gem" in Windhoek?

Thanx Johan

I will give him a call, we only arriving next Friday in Windhoek, so hopefully he can fit us in ASAP.
by Sun Chaser
Fri Sep 13, 2013 6:34 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 1KZ-TE Cooling Info
Replies: 21
Views: 3478

Re: 1KZ-TE Cooling Info

Hi George I replaced my head quite a while ago and all was good until i started to tow a boat end of last year, lack of power and overheating. I finally got the overheating resolved with a larger radiator, from a Prado, it has an extra core as I understand it. Allan at AEW Motors did it for me. I've...
by Sun Chaser
Fri Sep 13, 2013 6:13 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Where to service "Gem" in Windhoek?
Replies: 2
Views: 144

Where to service "Gem" in Windhoek?

Hi All Does anyone know of a good place I can service my KZTE in Windhoek. We are midway in our trip and have done 5000km since last service and I would like to change oil and filter, air filter, check diff oils and set handbrake. I could just buy the parts at a spares shop, but changing the oil and...
by Sun Chaser
Wed Aug 28, 2013 5:56 pm
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: Botswana/Namibia/Zimbabwe Trip September 2013
Replies: 50
Views: 2131

Re: Botswana/Namibia/Zimbabwe Trip September 2013

Will try next month, internet connection a bit slow at work. :naah:
Sorry to hear about the burglary Wayne, hope insurance sorts you out before the trip. :thumbup:
by Sun Chaser
Tue Aug 27, 2013 6:09 pm
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: Botswana/Namibia/Zimbabwe Trip September 2013
Replies: 50
Views: 2131

Re: Botswana/Namibia/Zimbabwe Trip September 2013

Enjoy the trip guys, We've just had the pleasure of returning from Namibia and Botswana 2 weeks ago. From Amanzi trails at the Orange River to Quiver tree forest, Harnas Lion Foundation, Tsumkwe, Khadoum National Park (seriously bad road out north), Ngepi, Mamili, then Island View Lodge , were I man...
by Sun Chaser
Tue Jul 16, 2013 9:05 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Cost of getting vehicles into Zambia
Replies: 8
Views: 248

Re: Cost of getting vehicles into Zambia

Hi guys, we are planning a 3 vehicle trip thru Namibia to Zambia. 2 of the vehicles are going thru to Zambia around the 8th August, I will be continuing around Katima and Okavango Delta and back to Windhoek. The other 2 would like to know if one can take meat over the border into Zambia.What are the...
by Sun Chaser
Fri May 03, 2013 6:47 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: KZTE Towing problems !!!!
Replies: 48
Views: 2413

Re: KZTE Towing problems !!!!

I'm happy to report that my Lux "Gem" is healthy again. :yahoo: She has loads of power and the the smoking is also gone. The last work that was done, replaced fuel injector nozzles, reshimmed the inlet valves and fitted a new larger radiator. She is pulling very well, even up Malmesbury hill and wen...
by Sun Chaser
Thu Apr 11, 2013 10:29 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: KZTE Towing problems !!!!
Replies: 48
Views: 2413

Re: KZTE Towing problems !!!!

The Lux is back at Archman Diesel, the guys that did the fuel pump in January. The diagnosis is, they have checked the injector nozzles and say they are no good now, and in Jan they were fine. They also say that all the inlet valves are not seating completely and need to be reshimed. I spoke to the ...
by Sun Chaser
Thu Mar 21, 2013 10:24 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: KZTE Towing problems !!!!
Replies: 48
Views: 2413

Re: KZTE Towing problems !!!!

I'm pretty sure it dosn't have a chip. I'm hoping the problem lies with the over fueling, to be causing the smoke and overheating. :beg:
by Sun Chaser
Wed Mar 20, 2013 3:22 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: KZTE Towing problems !!!!
Replies: 48
Views: 2413

Re: KZTE Towing problems !!!!

ok, sorry for the late update. Alan had the bakkie at a diesel place near him, and they ended up rebuilding the diesel pump, and replacing the accelerator, as the variable resistor on the accelerator was only giving about 75% throttle. They said the injectors were fine, so never replaced them. Alan ...
by Sun Chaser
Sat Mar 16, 2013 3:52 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: Only in SA
Replies: 7
Views: 384

Re: Only in SA

:thumbup: :lol: :laugh2: :laugh2:
by Sun Chaser
Sat Feb 09, 2013 10:27 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: Naughty shadows
Replies: 10
Views: 288

Re: Naughty shadows

:clap: :lmao: :lmao:
by Sun Chaser
Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:27 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Ag julle sal my nie glo nie...
Replies: 61
Views: 1102

Re: Ag julle sal my nie glo nie...

Shew Frederick , you had us all worried. Glad to hear you are ok and all can mend with time. Always sad to see such damage to our bakkies , but our lives are the fragile things we worry the most about. Hope you heal ok and insurance sorts out your bakkie. God bless and keep you safe.
by Sun Chaser
Thu Feb 07, 2013 6:26 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Cooling the 1KZ motor
Replies: 13
Views: 590

Re: Cooling the 1KZ motor

Very interesting reading, definitely food for thought.
by Sun Chaser
Tue Feb 05, 2013 2:51 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: D4D Inaccurate Oil Level On Dipstick
Replies: 28
Views: 9656

Re: D4D Inaccurate Oil Level On Dipstick

I
I think you will get more practical tips on the Landrover forum, they do it much more often.
:lmao: :lmao: :lmao:
by Sun Chaser
Tue Feb 05, 2013 9:05 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: New Wine For Prior To Bed
Replies: 9
Views: 398

Re: New Wine For Prior To Bed

:laugh2: :laugh2: :lmao:

I second the RTT sentiment, definately an early morning "downfall" :tongue: of a RTT.
no pun intended :cooldude:
by Sun Chaser
Tue Feb 05, 2013 8:59 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Luxter's new driver
Replies: 21
Views: 423

Re: Luxter's new driver

Well done Werner. :clap: Congratulations Allan in raising a confident young man to take after his father.I'm sure you are very proud. :celebrate:
All the best to both of you in your future challanges. :dance1:
by Sun Chaser
Sun Feb 03, 2013 8:51 am
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: 1997 HILUX 2.4
Replies: 29
Views: 2507

Re: 1997 HILUX 2.4

Hi Lisa
Welcome to the forum. Looks like you did a sterling job with your bakkie, it looks very neat. :clap:
Sure you will enjoy it here. :thumbup:
Cheers
Ian :bye:
by Sun Chaser
Thu Jan 31, 2013 7:55 am
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: Outside temperature measurement and display
Replies: 19
Views: 2776

Re: Outside temperature measurement and display

Gernot what is the make of those on the photo, they look great, maybe I can find something on the internet. I also have one of those Midas cheapies, but they dont work well, when you have the probe next to the unit, then you get 2 different temperatures displayed, thats a sure give away that its not...
by Sun Chaser
Wed Jan 30, 2013 9:43 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: Leeus
Replies: 6
Views: 379

Re: Leeus

:lmao: :lmao: :lmao:
by Sun Chaser
Wed Jan 30, 2013 1:05 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: kz kilo's done?
Replies: 38
Views: 1927

Re: kz kilo's done?

Mickey I guess its just the name of the game with vehicles. Some luckier than others.I bought it with 140 000km on the clock and almost put 100 000km so far myself.Sounds like alot of repairs to have done, but I do service regularly even under 10 000km, aspecially when going on long trips. maybe I s...
by Sun Chaser
Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:37 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: Funny Signs
Replies: 7
Views: 551

Re: Funny Signs

:thumbup: BRILLIANT :lmao: :lmao:
leka mid week chuckle. :laugh2:
by Sun Chaser
Wed Jan 30, 2013 7:37 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: kz kilo's done?
Replies: 38
Views: 1927

Re: kz kilo's done?

204 000km's Cylinder Head replaced with some extra work R10 000.00
210 000km's 2 Radiators, the second was replaced after 12 months of the first,under garantee.
220 000km's Turbo Charger replaced R5000.00
by Sun Chaser
Tue Jan 29, 2013 4:37 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: KZTE Towing problems !!!!
Replies: 48
Views: 2413

Re: KZTE Towing problems !!!!

So far Allan says the visco fan not so lekker anymore, so he's going to install a new one. Also he has picked up there is no problem with compression or the head, so thats good news. there is a low power problem that he's going to check out, possibly something with the turbo. So far just sorting the...
by Sun Chaser
Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:15 am
Forum: Web Related Discussions and Suggestions
Topic: Forum slow / no response - SORTED
Replies: 34
Views: 3547

Re: Forum slow / no response

Seems better, even over here in the Arabain Gulf, need my daily forum fix.
Good job guys.
by Sun Chaser
Mon Jan 28, 2013 8:56 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: Useless Saturday info
Replies: 9
Views: 589

Re: Useless Saturday info

Very interesting stuff.
About the son of a gun myth,where the bullet went thru the scrotum and impregnated the woman.I watched that one on Mythbusters, it was busted, they couldnt get any trace of seaman to stay on the bullet, so probably it was a joke.
by Sun Chaser
Mon Jan 28, 2013 8:35 am
Forum: Surf & 4Runner
Topic: My big brother
Replies: 14
Views: 2410

Re: My big brother

Very nice !!!
by Sun Chaser
Mon Jan 28, 2013 8:32 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Sticker on.
Replies: 27
Views: 685

Re: Sticker on.

Looking for a sticker or 2, where can I get them ?
by Sun Chaser
Mon Jan 28, 2013 8:27 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: KILTS
Replies: 6
Views: 323

Re: KILTS

Gotta have a sizable pair to be doing that :blink:
by Sun Chaser
Mon Jan 28, 2013 7:54 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: THE CAT THAT WENT TO HEAVEN
Replies: 7
Views: 303

Re: THE CAT THAT WENT TO HEAVEN

:clap: :thumbup: :laugh2:
by Sun Chaser
Sat Jan 26, 2013 4:28 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Extra Cab or Dcab
Replies: 18
Views: 819

Re: Extra Cab or Dcab

My kids are all older and have their own vehicles, I had considered changing to a SC for the extra load space, but when my wife and I go on our long tips to Namibia, even short weekends away, we use the back seat to put our clothing bags,small cooler box behind the seat and medical bag and camera ba...
by Sun Chaser
Fri Jan 25, 2013 2:40 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: A Love Story
Replies: 5
Views: 197

Re: A Love Story

:thumbup: Good One :laugh2:
I was starting to wonder why it never got a :banned:
by Sun Chaser
Thu Jan 24, 2013 1:01 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: My Hilux received a Chassis treatment today
Replies: 34
Views: 1077

Re: My Hilux received a Chassis treatment today

Hi Pieter
What is Henks business adress and contact number? I've been looking to do the same for a while, just haven't known any one that does it. Pics look great.
by Sun Chaser
Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:22 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: have you clicked today??
Replies: 6
Views: 197

Re: have you clicked today??

:thumbup: :thumbup:
by Sun Chaser
Mon Jan 21, 2013 4:27 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: Red Bull gives you wings
Replies: 5
Views: 265

Re: Red Bull gives you wings

EISH :slap: :laugh2:
by Sun Chaser
Mon Jan 21, 2013 4:16 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Newbie
Replies: 26
Views: 819

Re: Newbie

Hi Herman :wave:
Welcome to the forum, I'm sure you going to find it quite interesting and quite amusing at times. :dance1:
Good choice in vehicles, she looks stunning. :thumbup:
I'm sure you going to have many leka adventures in her.
Cheers
Ian :bye:
by Sun Chaser
Mon Jan 21, 2013 4:03 pm
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: Trekoskraal Clean-up - 25-27 Jan 2013
Replies: 83
Views: 5443

Re: Trekoskraal Clean-up - 25-27 Jan 2013

Sorry I cant make it, only back in Feb. :cry: I love that place, its a great getaway. Enjoy the poitjie guys and girls. :thumbup:
I hope to have my times coincide with a GTG in the near future. :bye:

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