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by Lorry
Fri Nov 17, 2017 5:45 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Hilux 3.0 D4D 2010 Snorkel
Replies: 3
Views: 90

Re: Hilux 3.0 D4D 2010 Snorkel

hi.
I ordered mine from 4x4 direct I installed my own which wasn't to difficult. But way easier to pay a fitment center
by Lorry
Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Toyota Failing to start
Replies: 7
Views: 275

Re: Toyota Failing to start

check your distributor that it hasn't broken or jumped out of position.
by Lorry
Sat Oct 07, 2017 6:02 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Toyota Hilux 3.0 Auto (wobble) Solved
Replies: 14
Views: 547

Re: Toyota Hilux 3.0 Auto (wobble) HELP

hi. when you are driving do you hear a different tone coming from the tires, difficult to explain the noise, sounds like bass speaker making a whon whon noise. if so that would give you an indication that you may have flat spot on the tires. not sure on how old your tires are. Did you see the tires ...
by Lorry
Tue Oct 03, 2017 9:49 am
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Vigo Body LIft
Replies: 21
Views: 640

Re: Vigo Body LIft

Hi.
sorry for the late replay i have been off the site for awhile
you can buy any 4x4 shocks .to me they are all okay, all depends what you want to do with the vehicle? the 4x4 shops will be your best bet in helping you with recommended shock.
cheers
by Lorry
Fri Aug 25, 2017 9:28 am
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Vigo Body LIft
Replies: 21
Views: 640

Re: Vigo Body LIft

Hi. some advice. if you are fitting spacers, you will need to change your shocks to longer ones. a Friend of mine did the spacer lift and ended up pulling the the shaft out of the shock due to the fact that the shock shaft will now have to travel further when you go over a bump. his failed driving o...
by Lorry
Mon Aug 21, 2017 6:54 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Sticky windows
Replies: 5
Views: 382

Re: Sticky windows

Just some info. My drivers window starting sticking and got worse and worse then one day I heard a clunk when I tried to wind my window down. After a lot of swearing and stripping the door panel, it tuned out that the spot weld sheared on the link arm from the motor to window slide mech. after a new...
by Lorry
Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:59 am
Forum: Surf & 4Runner
Topic: Rear Wheel Bearing Leak Problem
Replies: 7
Views: 400

Re: Rear Wheel Bearing Leak Problem

Hi. When i bought my van I noticed that it had a leaking bearing seal as well also drivers side , the mech at the dealership that i bought the vehicle from replaced it but within a week it started to leak again, i took it to my mech to have it replaced. He replaced it and said there are two things t...
by Lorry
Tue Aug 08, 2017 5:59 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Hilux Vigo Running Boards
Replies: 2
Views: 317

Re: Hilux Vigo Running Boards

Hi
I am currently selling my old set of running boards, they came off a 2006 model. should be the same. i posted the advert a while ago so the price is neg. let me know
cheers
by Lorry
Mon Aug 07, 2017 11:04 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: My Alternator issue and info
Replies: 1
Views: 218

My Alternator issue and info

Hi all Like to share an issue that I had with my alternator on my hilux d4d 2006 model. It packed up last week without any warning what so ever, well so I thought which I only realised after the current alternator was fixed and refitted did I only realised that the warning signs that my regulator wa...
by Lorry
Tue Aug 01, 2017 6:56 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Insurance quote on new lux
Replies: 5
Views: 441

Re: Insurance quote on new lux

That's crazy, I insure my bakkie with Cross country insurance which is 4x4 insurance which is a 4x4 insurance that covers you when you go off road, most insurance companies dont cover your 4x4 when you go off road. I have 2 trackers and I pay roughly R900 a month.
by Lorry
Mon Jul 31, 2017 12:52 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Engine limp mode,now dead
Replies: 21
Views: 878

Re: Engine limp mode,now dead

Ask the dealership to pull up the bakkies service record on their system and try and see what ever if any repairs had been done to your van when it was in warranty so maybe it had an issue before that has now come back.
by Lorry
Mon Jul 31, 2017 6:53 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Engine limp mode,now dead
Replies: 21
Views: 878

Re: Engine limp mode,now dead

Hi. sounds very strange, if a turbo went the engine should still start. Something else , if a turbo goes ,huge amounts of black smoke would have been coming from the exhaust due to over fuleing and no power. my only other thing i can think of and it has happened to a friend of mine after 4x4 ing his...
by Lorry
Mon Jul 24, 2017 6:38 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Engine limp mode,now dead
Replies: 21
Views: 878

Re: Engine limp mode,now dead

Hi. Do you have a chip fitted to your hilux, mine sometimes goes into limp mode. manly after 4x4 trips, The wire connectors come loose, I pull them out and refit them and the problem goes away.In saying this. check the fuel rail connector as well as the butterfly throttle position connector. Air flo...
by Lorry
Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:57 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: where is my Coolant going?
Replies: 8
Views: 548

Re: where is my Coolant going?

Mine did the same, have a look behind the fan at the shaft at the water pump. if you see any dry coolant residue, like a pale pink and white powder substance, then its your water pump which will need to be replaced, both my hiluxes did the same
by Lorry
Wed Jul 19, 2017 6:43 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Service schedule Hilux 3L D4D 4x4
Replies: 6
Views: 323

Re: Service schedule Hilux 3L D4D 4x4

When you reach 150 000km on your speedo, your cam belt or warning light will come on, it is a standard fetcher on the hilux. Change all your filters and oils. Check that your water pump isn't leaking mine started to round about 170 000 km mark.
by Lorry
Mon Jun 26, 2017 5:21 am
Forum: Kwazulu-Natal
Topic: Killarney Meet and Greet?
Replies: 24
Views: 1012

Re: Killarney Meet and Greet?

Awesome meeting you guys, I had a great day. loads of fun . all the best for your overland trip.
by Lorry
Fri Jun 23, 2017 6:50 am
Forum: Kwazulu-Natal
Topic: Killarney Meet and Greet?
Replies: 24
Views: 1012

Re: Killarney Meet and Greet?

I will be there on Sunday. my van has Legend 69 stickers on it
by Lorry
Tue Jun 20, 2017 9:13 am
Forum: Kwazulu-Natal
Topic: Killarney Meet and Greet?
Replies: 24
Views: 1012

Re: Killarney Meet and Greet?

IF i am not away on site i will be there
by Lorry
Mon Jun 05, 2017 7:38 am
Forum: Kwazulu-Natal
Topic: Killarney Meet and Greet?
Replies: 24
Views: 1012

Re: Killarney Meet and Greet?

I am Keen.
by Lorry
Mon May 15, 2017 10:27 am
Forum: 2016 - on - Revo Shape Hilux
Topic: Back seat mod for double cab
Replies: 4
Views: 469

Re: Back seat mod for double cab

Hi. My friend did this on his van, What he did was cut off about 10mm" he used the wearing marks on the bracket as a guide and travel " off from the bracket that hooks and slides up and down on the back rest when you lift the bench. So now when you lift the bench and the back seat slides up it unhoo...
by Lorry
Thu May 11, 2017 8:46 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: My Best vehicle ever
Replies: 8
Views: 966

Re: My Best vehicle ever

I also have 2006 D4D 4x4 DC with 170 000km, and I love it. - Other than all the 4x4 mods that I have changed , suspension, rims , tyres "Legend 45" rims, lights ,canopy bull and tow bars ,Rocksliders etc etc - I replaced the clutch and cam belt at 150k , but didnt want to take the chance, started sl...
by Lorry
Wed May 10, 2017 6:38 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Tyre Wear
Replies: 4
Views: 411

Re: Tyre Wear

Hi. I bought a new set of AT tires last year, since then I have done over 25000 km, at ever 10000km I do a tyre rotation swapping the front to rear on the same side, I did notice that the front tires had a rounded shape due to the steering etc etc than the back which had a more flattened look. At th...
by Lorry
Mon May 08, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: Kwazulu-Natal
Topic: Members from Durban
Replies: 12
Views: 1553

Re: Members from Durban

I am Keen. Lorenzo
by Lorry
Thu May 04, 2017 6:27 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: D4D running rich.
Replies: 21
Views: 938

Re: D4D running rich.

Hi.
Have you checked that maybe you don't have leak or a disconnect breather pipe from you fuel tank.
by Lorry
Wed May 03, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: national luna intelligent solenoid
Replies: 4
Views: 383

Re: national luna intelligent solenoid

hi, Outdoor warehouse stock them, you can buy the kit form or the items Separately , i would suggest you also purchase the control unit.
by Lorry
Wed Mar 29, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2017 2.8 GD Hilux Alternator
Replies: 5
Views: 519

Re: 2017 2.8 GD Hilux Alternator

Hi. I fitted a dual battery system in my Hilux 2006 for over two years now. The unit I fitted is the intelligent solenoid along with the Dual battery controller which is must. The thing I like about it is the way it works. It will only receive charge after 5 min of driving allowing the starter batte...
by Lorry
Thu Feb 02, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Wat is die naam van jou HILUX
Replies: 308
Views: 25984

Re: Wat is die naam van jou HILUX

Lorenzo- 2006 hilux Dc 3.0l d4d- Legend 69
by Lorry
Tue Jan 03, 2017 7:57 am
Forum: Accessories for Sale
Topic: Tonneau cover, side steps, roll bar for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 636

Tonneau cover, side steps, roll bar for sale

Hello all. I have a few items for sale as i have upgraded them. All the items come from a 2006 double cab 4x4 Hilux. I am based in Durban, you can PM me for more details Tonneau covers used for 6 months and still in very good conditions, like new, fits around the standard roll bar, comes with suppor...
by Lorry
Mon Nov 14, 2016 1:29 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Duel battery in hilux
Replies: 6
Views: 721

Re: Duel battery in hilux

Hi. I fitted mine about a year ago. I fitted the solenoid type, purchased it from outdoor warehouse with the controller/indicator which is good to have as I can switch on the and use the duel battery when winching. I have 2 inline fuses, one on the line from the main battery to the solenoid and the ...
by Lorry
Thu Oct 13, 2016 9:33 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: How to drive an Auto?
Replies: 8
Views: 791

Re: How to drive an Auto?

D you can use as per normal and the gearbox will select the best gear for the speed and throttle position that you are doing, like if you are in a manual, however if you are in town and you are cruising along say at 60, the box will be in a high gear say 4th gear, you put your foot down to overtake ...
by Lorry
Wed Sep 14, 2016 8:37 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: CANOPY RENTAL
Replies: 6
Views: 576

Re: CANOPY RENTAL

RSI canopies will be able to build you canopy chop chop and customise it, and most probably have one in stock for you . They have retailers all over the country. http://rocksolidindustries.co.za/rsi-sm ... 9ju0E195pg" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by Lorry
Wed Jul 27, 2016 10:37 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Hilux running problem
Replies: 11
Views: 643

Re: Hilux running problem

Also Check your injectors. Symptoms sound like mine when my injector issues, it turned out to be a damaged injector wire, repaired the wire and all works well. When the engine is running you can disconnect the injector wiring harness one at a time, if the engine note changes that injector is working...
by Lorry
Mon Jul 18, 2016 1:17 pm
Forum: Camping gear, Trailers and Other Non-electronic Gadgets
Topic: Water storage issues.
Replies: 18
Views: 1522

Re: Water storage issues.

Just a thought, sounds bad but i think it will work. When you think the tank is empty, buy a pack of tampons tie them together then onto a longer piece of rope and drop them into the tank.keeping one end of the string rope hanging out, After driving around for a bit they should soak up all of the ex...
by Lorry
Mon Jul 18, 2016 1:09 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Hi Guys and Which canopy?
Replies: 10
Views: 769

Re: Hi Guys and Which canopy?

RSI canopies I have had mine for over a year, no issues.
http://rocksolidindustries.co.za/rsi-sm ... 4y4kEZ95pg" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by Lorry
Mon Jul 18, 2016 1:01 pm
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: Electric Turbo designed for naturally aspirated vehicles like Toyota 4.0L and 2.7L HeeeeHaaaaaa
Replies: 20
Views: 1727

Re: Electric Turbo designed for naturally aspirated vehicles like Toyota 4.0L and 2.7L HeeeeHaaaaaa

A car without turbo has a different compression ratio than one fitted with a turbo. how are you managing this? Is this unit not just a supercharger working of an electric motor rather than a turbo charger? Is the electric motor a variable speed driving unit or fixed speed?
by Lorry
Tue Jul 05, 2016 10:52 am
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: FJ Fuel Consumption
Replies: 11
Views: 1608

Re: FJ Fuel Consumption

They are both heavy regardless, they are both bricks and both designed to work well . Be honest, anyone that drives a 4.ol petrol will never drive the car without hearing that engine roar, I dont care want anyone says, that sound is addicative so your average fuel consumtion will be entertaining, th...
by Lorry
Fri Jul 01, 2016 7:49 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: access to bonnet from outside car
Replies: 13
Views: 758

Re: access to bonnet from outside car

Once you have opned the bonnet, just check your negative wire going to the fuse box and earthing the car, i had exactly the same issue and i thought it was battery, it turned out to be the eart wire from the baterry.
by Lorry
Fri Jul 01, 2016 7:41 am
Forum: Medical forum
Topic: Does anybody here use a CPAP Machine
Replies: 20
Views: 1377

Re: Does anybody here use a CPAP Machine

Hi. I run an extension cord from my dual battery and inverter to my tent, it is a 106a deep cycle with a 500w multi wave inverter "buy a fixed wave if you want to run laptops" and I dont switch it off for the entire weekend. The fan on the inverter doesnt even kick in, the cpap machine uses hardly a...
by Lorry
Mon Jun 27, 2016 7:35 am
Forum: Medical forum
Topic: Does anybody here use a CPAP Machine
Replies: 20
Views: 1377

Re: Does anybody here use a CPAP Machine

Yes , I even tested how long my duel battery would run my machine, I tested it over 5 nights without chargeing the battery,all good.
I did the Limpop kruger trip 2 months ago, running an extension cord from the van to the tent and all worked 100%.
by Lorry
Mon Jun 20, 2016 7:40 am
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Bad Earth
Replies: 3
Views: 512

Bad Earth

Hi. I would like to share an incident that happened to me last week. I was at the gas station filling up and when it came to start my vehicle, turned the key and the dashboard lights went dead. Tried again and the starter solenoid clicked and then nothing. Thought my 6 year old battery had finally t...
by Lorry
Wed Jun 01, 2016 8:03 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Aluminium Canopy for my DC
Replies: 22
Views: 2823

Re: Aluminium Canopy for my DC

I have a RSI canopy with widows on the side,I recently did the limpopo trial in the kruger. With all the rain we had going up and the dust and bumpy trail, not one nut or bolt came loose and no leaks from the canopy, both water and dust. Yes my tailgate has been sealed . It comes with roof rails to ...
by Lorry
Thu Jan 07, 2016 12:37 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Buying concerns 3.0 D4D or 4.0 V6
Replies: 35
Views: 3234

Re: Buying concerns 3.0 D4D or 4.0 V6

I am pro both . both have there good points and bad points. the hunting was an issue with me, but a slight change in driving style sorted that out. the hunting really became an issue when in cruize control. but you learn very quickly how to over come it, just move the lazy stick on the left down one...
by Lorry
Thu Jan 07, 2016 9:21 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Buying concerns 3.0 D4D or 4.0 V6
Replies: 35
Views: 3234

Re: Buying concerns 3.0 D4D or 4.0 V6

Hi, i own a d4d and it is 10 years old now with 130 000km on the clock. I have just had an injector issue, luckly it was only a broken wire on the 3rd injector which was reparied quickly and cheaply, however the cost to replace all the injectors one is looking at about 17K. I have also driving the 4...
by Lorry
Thu Oct 22, 2015 10:42 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: 285/70R17. Will those tires fit???Help
Replies: 18
Views: 3135

Re: 285/70R17. Will those tires fit???Help

Hi. I am very well aware of the center of gravity, fit an offroad bullbar and winch onto a standard suspension and go for a drive and you will see how low the front dips, and you feel like you are going to get sea sick and your road driving sucks, hence the offroad suspension fitment too level the v...
by Lorry
Thu Oct 22, 2015 8:34 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: 285/70R17. Will those tires fit???Help
Replies: 18
Views: 3135

Re: 285/70R17. Will those tires fit???Help

Hi. I have a 2006 hilux d4d, which origanlly had 15" rims on, I have changed them to the legend 45 17" rims and standard size tyres.265x65x17 I will try and attached some pics of my van and the clearance that you need to respect. I have changed the suspension and raised the body. Both of these mods ...
by Lorry
Tue Oct 13, 2015 9:26 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Lexus overheating, hot cabin
Replies: 40
Views: 1115

Re: Lexus overheating, hot cabin

Have you taken your bonnet off and gone for a drive and see if that helps, if it does then you may need to modify your bonnet ,make a nice air scope to allow for air to move freely around your engine forcing air into the egine bay and normal speeds and allowing the air to escape whne at crawl speeds...
by Lorry
Mon Oct 12, 2015 11:06 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Lifting the front end.
Replies: 9
Views: 790

Re: Lifting the front end.

Hi guys. sharing my experiance. Front spacers areto make the the van look level and all things nice. but not really that safe.My friend fitted the spacers 50mm but didnt change the front shocks, so when he went over a speed bump he sheared the front shock shaft due to the extra travel that the space...
by Lorry
Wed Jun 24, 2015 9:11 am
Forum: Pictures Only - Post a pic of your Hilux
Topic: My Legend 69
Replies: 8
Views: 1511

My Legend 69

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