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by Knuppel
Mon Oct 02, 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Perfect Integrated Steel Bumper
Replies: 4
Views: 237

Re: Perfect Integrated Steel Bumper

I see some design features that are VERY similar to a cruiser on LCCSA and everybody also asking for the manufacturers details. Below is what was posted Hope it helps Desert Stormer 4x4 Accessories is situated in Worcester. The owner is Louis Smit. His work is of high quality. Please feel free to co...
by Knuppel
Tue Aug 29, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Wanted: SFA Steering Wheel ans Aluminium Canopy
Replies: 9
Views: 325

Re: Wanted: SFA Steering Wheel ans Aluminium Canopy

I have a brown steering wheel but condition is not so great but it is complete!
by Knuppel
Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:42 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 278
Views: 16578

Re: Long overdue project.

Looking very good yes! Now waiting for some noise!
by Knuppel
Mon Jul 31, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Engine limp mode,now dead
Replies: 21
Views: 760

Re: Engine limp mode,now dead

If the turbo has gone it will not smoke. It will only have no power. ECU will not add fuel if no boost is detected so no smoke if turbo gone. Only pre ECU models will smoke.
by Knuppel
Sat Jun 17, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: 1996 Toyota Hilux Mud Flaps and Fender Flares
Replies: 6
Views: 601

Re: 1996 Toyota Hilux Mud Flaps and Fender Flares

I was hunting Mudflaps for my SFA, I spotted someone on the forum who fitted new! I asked this man..... http://www.hilux4x4.co.za/views/viewtopic.php?p=473234#p473234 Whom very kindly gave me the details I then sent a messenger to fetch. I fitted them and they are perfect https://lh3.googleuserconte...
by Knuppel
Sat Jun 17, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Buggers Stole My Bakkie
Replies: 4
Views: 476

Re: Buggers Stole My Bakkie

I would just have new keys made for the existing locks, if they want it they will take it, keys or no keys. There is however another trick you need to do, you must install an immobiliser of your own design. Dont ask here and dont post it here. go figure it out! You wont start my hilux even if you ha...
by Knuppel
Fri Jun 16, 2017 11:15 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 278
Views: 16578

Re: Long overdue project.

Its getting closer to the end and that is what counts!

Looking very good!!
by Knuppel
Sun Jun 04, 2017 6:33 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 3.0 D4D BEHAVIOUR
Replies: 6
Views: 633

Re: 3.0 D4D BEHAVIOUR

On a hot day the ECU will automatically reduce the fueling to keep EGT in line
by Knuppel
Mon May 22, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Land Cruiser
Topic: V8 in a FJ62 Land Cruiser
Replies: 1
Views: 444

Re: V8 in a FJ62 Land Cruiser

Why not, it is an easy fit, plenty of space.
2UZ would be a dream engine in there!
by Knuppel
Sat May 20, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: clunk sound whenever i brake
Replies: 19
Views: 576

Re: clunk sound whenever i brake

Check your shackle bush rubbers on on all the springs.
Check your bottle jack is securely placed in its holder!

Also make sure the brandy bottle behind the seat is secured
by Knuppel
Sat May 20, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Please help... 2.2 4 Y fuel injection. Oil light comes on under 1000rpm.
Replies: 1
Views: 190

Re: Please help... 2.2 4 Y fuel injection. Oil light comes on under 1000rpm.

Check oil pressure with mechanical gauge to confirm actual oil pressure.
Your oil sender unit may be faulty. Not uncommon.

You should have done that even before you replaced the oil pump!
by Knuppel
Mon May 01, 2017 2:56 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: How to drill hole in fuel tank...
Replies: 13
Views: 646

Re: How to drill hole in fuel tank...

I used a corolla fuel tank holder and will never use anything else for a lexus, the 4zz motor even uses the same fuel pump as oem lexus pump.

viewtopic.php?p=477974#p477974
by Knuppel
Fri Apr 07, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Wanted 22r or 4y motor complete
Replies: 0
Views: 394

Wanted 22r or 4y motor complete

Looking for a 22r or 4y motor in complete condition please.

For a freind who is building up a SFA
by Knuppel
Wed Mar 15, 2017 9:31 am
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: 7MGE to SFA (talk about keeping it old school)
Replies: 11
Views: 547

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

Sven, No, I am in White River. I have seen the similar looking one in Nelspruit
by Knuppel
Wed Mar 01, 2017 12:04 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Ignition Module on 4Y engine
Replies: 7
Views: 245

Re: Ignition Module on 4Y engine

This sounds like a earthing problem. My suggestion would be to run a new earth strap straight from the battery to the block of the engine.
If the earth is bad or periodically bad then it tends to bugger up the electronics like in your case.
by Knuppel
Sun Feb 26, 2017 7:59 am
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: 7MGE to SFA (talk about keeping it old school)
Replies: 11
Views: 547

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

Regarding fitting in tank fuel pump, look at my thread where I fitted it into the tank , all OEM, except the adaptor to fit the canister


viewtopic.php?p=477060#p477060
viewtopic.php?p=477974#p477974
by Knuppel
Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:36 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: GD-6 2,8 4x4 Raider D/Cab Manual : The Good and the Bad
Replies: 36
Views: 1811

Re: GD-6 2,8 4x4 Raider D/Cab Manual : The Good and the Bad

UPDATED ON 02/02/2017 : 20) When I fill up, there's about 16-2o litres fuel still in the tank. But the Reserve light comes on VERY early, and the TC shows a range of only about 60 km. I know maybe not a "BAD" for some, but definitely for me. I would have LOVED a TC that shows an accurate range. But...
by Knuppel
Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Custom rollbar under alucab
Replies: 10
Views: 735

Re: Custom rollbar under alucab

Trim the roll bar shorter so it will fit! Easy.
by Knuppel
Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:17 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Your metro / city / town/ village
Replies: 1
Views: 416

Re: Your metro / city / town/ village

Terrible!
by Knuppel
Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:11 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Turbo Whistle noise
Replies: 4
Views: 782

Re: Turbo Whistle noise

I have same noise on my work d4d......means turbo is still working. :D:

Seriously, you do not need to worry about the turbo whistle! Some do and some don't.
The other noise....not sure what you mean! could be a dry clutch fork could be thrust bearing. Dont have enough to go on.
by Knuppel
Wed Feb 15, 2017 11:31 am
Forum: Spares
Topic: SOLD - SFA DOUBLE CAB STRIPPING FOR SPARES - SOLD
Replies: 123
Views: 6947

Re: SOLD - SFA DOUBLE CAB STRIPPING FOR SPARES - SOLD

Hi Claude,

Hy loop nog dat dit bars, 25000km en niks bollie nie!

Ry hom nie meer elke dagnie, het ander werk gekry wat bakkie voorsien. Maar vroulief ry rond as dit droog is! :thumbup: Sy is baie bang vir nat pad want teen 80kph as jy sy stert trap dan loop hy sywaards :D:
by Knuppel
Tue Feb 14, 2017 11:10 am
Forum: Spares
Topic: SOLD - SFA DOUBLE CAB STRIPPING FOR SPARES - SOLD
Replies: 123
Views: 6947

Re: SFA DOUBLE CAB STRIPPING FOR SPARES

sir shrek wrote:
Wed Feb 08, 2017 3:12 pm
Hi Guys

Everything is sold.

Thanks
by Knuppel
Wed Feb 08, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New Member - Problem already with Hilux :)
Replies: 7
Views: 417

Re: New Member - Problem already with Hilux :)

Yes, it has replaceable parts but it would be a lot cheaper for you to source a good second hand one. Been there and done that when I was working in West Africa. There are not many people I trust to work on a vehicle. Who maintained your vehicle up to now, if not you then take good aim at the back s...
by Knuppel
Wed Feb 01, 2017 10:32 am
Forum: Anything Else for sale
Topic: Landcruiser 2006 100 series
Replies: 7
Views: 770

Re: Landcruiser 2006 100 series

:lol: :thumbup:
by Knuppel
Tue Jan 31, 2017 11:32 am
Forum: Anything Else for sale
Topic: Landcruiser 2006 100 series
Replies: 7
Views: 770

Re: Landcruiser 2008 105 model

Meskien moet jy net seker maak oor die jaar en model want 105 cruisers is in 2007 discontinued.

miskien is dit n 2007 105 of dit kan dalk n 2008 200 series wees?
by Knuppel
Wed Jan 25, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: overheating problem 2.4 surf
Replies: 9
Views: 437

Re: overheating problem 2.4 surf

Here is another wild thought for you. Is the radiator new or refurbished? Had a case once when a cruiser kept overheating after it broke the fan belt. No matter what you did it started to get hot when it saw a hill. Eventually we removed the radiator again, after it was sent for cleaning and checkin...
by Knuppel
Wed Jan 25, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 22R rebuild - what do you think of this job?
Replies: 26
Views: 982

Re: 22R rebuild - what do you think of this job?

And so I learn, thanks!
by Knuppel
Mon Jan 23, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 22R rebuild - what do you think of this job?
Replies: 26
Views: 982

Re: 22R rebuild - what do you think of this job?

What about the oil cooler? Is that not sealing properly?

Thats if it has an oil cooler, not sure!
by Knuppel
Mon Jan 23, 2017 4:56 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: overheating problem 2.4 surf
Replies: 9
Views: 437

Re: overheating problem 2.4 surf

How sure are you that its really overheating, may just be the gauge having a problem or does it start spewing steam?
by Knuppel
Mon Jan 16, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 22R rebuild - what do you think of this job?
Replies: 26
Views: 982

Re: 22R rebuild - what do you think of this job?

Let them show you the old parts that came out to ensure they did fit new, but would you know if the parts they showed you were yours!.
Your best bet is to get a second opinion if you are not tech wize. Get a good engine rebuilder to go with you to check before they re-assemble!
by Knuppel
Thu Jan 12, 2017 8:08 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 22R rebuild - what do you think of this job?
Replies: 26
Views: 982

Re: 22R rebuild - what do you think of this job?

You have been taken for a ride! How can the rest of the workmanship be any good if those parts look like that!
by Knuppel
Wed Jan 04, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Amper...
Replies: 19
Views: 1044

Re: Amper...

Sjoe!
by Knuppel
Sun Jan 01, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 278
Views: 16578

Re: Long overdue project.

Jou werk kom mooi aan, veral as jy al begin parte terug sit.
by Knuppel
Sat Dec 31, 2016 10:33 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: 5L engine needing replacing
Replies: 5
Views: 235

Re: 5L engine needing replacing

Personally i hate the 3l engine and would prefer the 2l
by Knuppel
Fri Dec 30, 2016 7:52 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: 5L engine needing replacing
Replies: 5
Views: 235

Re: 5L engine needing replacing

The man is looking for a bolt in solution. Go to Izuco, just outside Nelspruit on the Barberton rd. If you dont come right there then ask them to pint you to the next place.
by Knuppel
Fri Dec 16, 2016 1:29 pm
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: 3UZ With 5 speed auto box
Replies: 26
Views: 1278

Re: 3UZ With 5 speed auto box

Dus as ek n 3uz will ruil met my 1uz vvti dan behoort ek geen probleem te he nie?
Is die wydte probleem net met die non vvti?
by Knuppel
Fri Dec 16, 2016 7:47 am
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: which is better.
Replies: 1
Views: 264

Re: which is better.

They are identical engines with the 3uz having more power and 300 cc more displacement. At current prices I would take the 3uz any day. I have the 1uz vvti currently.
by Knuppel
Fri Dec 16, 2016 6:27 am
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: 3UZ With 5 speed auto box
Replies: 26
Views: 1278

Re: 3UZ With 5 speed auto box

http://www.lextreme.com/3uzblock.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by Knuppel
Thu Dec 15, 2016 4:05 pm
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: 3UZ With 5 speed auto box
Replies: 26
Views: 1278

Re: 3UZ With 5 speed auto box

LouisZ wrote:Gaan liewers vir die nuwe 1UZ. Makliker om in te sit. Die 3UZ is baie wyd. Daar gaan baie goed geskuif moet word.
.
Daar is geen verskill in die wydte nie!
by Knuppel
Mon Dec 12, 2016 5:19 pm
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: 3UZ With 5 speed auto box
Replies: 26
Views: 1278

Re: 3UZ With 5 speed auto box

R82k is daylight robery just for a conversion including engine!
by Knuppel
Fri Dec 09, 2016 8:27 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Hilux SFA Gearbox
Replies: 5
Views: 561

Re: Hilux SFA Gearbox

Tbox wat reg is en Gbox wat stukkend is
by Knuppel
Tue Dec 06, 2016 8:59 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Hilux SFA Gearbox
Replies: 5
Views: 561

Re: Hilux SFA Gearbox

Gearbox or transfer box?
by Knuppel
Tue Dec 06, 2016 8:53 pm
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: 1907 V8 Motorcycle
Replies: 9
Views: 760

Re: 1907 V8 Motorcycle

No shocks, thats why its only fit for riding on the beach
by Knuppel
Sun Dec 04, 2016 2:54 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Hilux SFA / IFS Wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 467

Re: Hilux SFA / IFS Wanted

Mine is not being used. Not 100 % finished. Needs ceiling and carpets....
Thinking about it........maybe?
by Knuppel
Sun Nov 06, 2016 7:28 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 278
Views: 16578

Re: Long overdue project.

Stadig maar seker, dit lyk baie goed!
by Knuppel
Thu Oct 13, 2016 9:41 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: Lexus V8 Conversions
Replies: 28
Views: 1180

Re: Lexus V8 Conversions

Phillip, R70k including the purchase of the vehicle.
by Knuppel
Thu Oct 13, 2016 9:16 am
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: Lexus V8 Conversions
Replies: 28
Views: 1180

Re: Lexus V8 Conversions

Before: https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-nh8u2xd90M8/VeQLx2rXXcI/AAAAAAAAA8I/6c797p06ujE/w1263-h709-no/Front%2BView.jpg After: https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-Ir9zilkOWpM/Vu6xfPsgfQI/AAAAAAAAEC0/sNAtZ2_b7CYxRWFr3vQE6lXUWu8OOqRnwCCo/s800-Ic42/DSC06112.JPG https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/W4xzKq...
by Knuppel
Tue Oct 11, 2016 9:05 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Carbon Canister
Replies: 11
Views: 520

Re: Carbon Canister

When you have a second fuel tank then the volume of fuel is to big to be handled by the system and you will get fumes escaping on a hot day. Common problem when longrange tanks are fitted and an even bigger issue if fitted to a bakkie that is open. The sun bakes the back of the bakkie, heat transfer...
by Knuppel
Mon Oct 10, 2016 9:08 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: '87 Hilux DC Re-build
Replies: 226
Views: 13136

Re: '87 Hilux DC Re-build

Dankie Petri!

Eric, daars niks lekkerder as om die manne op hulle neus te laat kyk............maar die agter tyres raak nou al bietjie klaar van al die pak uit deel :P
by Knuppel
Sat Oct 08, 2016 1:25 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2700 i Vibration on Pullaway - What is it??
Replies: 17
Views: 596

Re: 2700 i Vibration on Pullaway - What is it??

Petri, met al jou jare onderving weet jy mos teen die tyd of dit n clutch shudder is of nie.
by Knuppel
Thu Oct 06, 2016 4:14 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2700 i Vibration on Pullaway - What is it??
Replies: 17
Views: 596

Re: 2700 i Vibration on Pullaway - What is it??

If there are no high spots or grooves from the rivets on the flywheel it is best left alone. Everytime you skim the flywheel you bugger up the balance. May lead to vibrations and bearing damage.
by Knuppel
Thu Oct 06, 2016 1:06 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2700 i Vibration on Pullaway - What is it??
Replies: 17
Views: 596

Re: 2700 i Vibration on Pullaway - What is it??

MCHILUX wrote:If the Hilux has a raised suspension setup it could the propshaft angles thats causing the vibration only on pull away

Very likely.
by Knuppel
Thu Oct 06, 2016 1:05 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2700 i Vibration on Pullaway - What is it??
Replies: 17
Views: 596

Re: 2700 i Vibration on Pullaway - What is it??

LouisZ wrote:Flywheel skimmed?

If not its a guaranteed shudder.
I do not agree.
by Knuppel
Tue Oct 04, 2016 8:51 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hazardous problem on 76 Cruiser
Replies: 10
Views: 402

Re: RE: Re: Hazardous problem on 76 Cruiser

Baasvark wrote: Knuppel where did you get the LED's?

My local yocals can't seem to help me....(Diesel Electric!)
Those lights in there are not LED, normal incandescent globes, only the number plate lights have LED

But if you want LEDS then get from 4X4 Direct, I got my others from them
by Knuppel
Tue Oct 04, 2016 8:48 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hazardous problem on 76 Cruiser
Replies: 10
Views: 402

Re: Hazardous problem on 76 Cruiser

Why can't I see your photo? Can you see this? https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/9Pef6WhS8uDjC3BfnRpgFiQFV2ju-PHdUXdUzdvszobaovJEc5uHjgRUI7i2wSQ06NgNrV_eRyBD5A4qzwFRhX597eFRwCBZJLF2aQ7DXxGEWOI06H8KkYffkBjK9u-ps-JMK8pPuJSe_CkUlUW4pCJwsIUQH9YnxB1n3YxLSuGwefxeYQb3lMd5wmfh2k0fuZN8ICVxxGuXot_OkNE7-htVloD...
by Knuppel
Mon Oct 03, 2016 9:25 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hazardous problem on 76 Cruiser
Replies: 10
Views: 402

Re: Hazardous problem on 76 Cruiser

Common problem with newer cruisers, The LED option will solve your problem. Dont fit LED to all indicator fittings otherwise the indicator unit does not have enough resistance and will then start blinking at triple speed. If you have bullbar with extra lights then it also compounds the problem. In S...
by Knuppel
Tue Sep 27, 2016 7:53 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: 1989 FJ75 Land Cruiser steering upgrade?
Replies: 6
Views: 653

Re: 1989 FJ75 Land Cruiser steering upgrade?

Reasons why a 75 Cruiser would wander on the road. 1. And this is the number one cause, your U-bolts are not tight enough!! You need a long strong handle to fasten them properly. Two person job. 2. Shackel bush rubbers worn 3. Lack of proper adjustment on the adustable steering links 4. Tie rod ends...
by Knuppel
Tue Sep 27, 2016 2:33 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: 1989 FJ75 Land Cruiser steering upgrade?
Replies: 6
Views: 653

Re: 1989 FJ75 Land Cruiser steering upgrade?

I cant see how a rack and pinion will be strong enough to handle that SFA. I may be wrong but I would not try it.

Why do you want to change it, dont you have power steering?
by Knuppel
Wed Sep 14, 2016 11:17 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Diff Ratio
Replies: 11
Views: 803

Re: Diff Ratio

4Y1992 wrote:Hi,
I have a 1992 Hilux 2.2, 4Y, 4x4
I would like to put in a 2001 2.7 (3RZ) Rear diff with diff lock into the 4 Y.
Is this doable?
Is the Ratio the same?
Are they the same Width?
The 4Y has the SA made Diff in.
He wants to fit the diff, not the engine ;-)

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