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by JohanM
Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: holiday trip report competition
Replies: 19
Views: 763

Re: holiday trip report competition

Well done Robbie!!! Enjoy your gift. Thank you to the members for voting.


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by JohanM
Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM
Replies: 34
Views: 664

Re: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM

Baie dankie Stephan, dan het ek geslaag in die doel om almal saam om reis te neem. :thumbup:
by JohanM
Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Post your Dec 2017 holiday trip report and win!
Replies: 39
Views: 2492

Re: Post your Dec 2017 holiday trip report and win!

Agree lets give the members a week to do all the reading....
by JohanM
Wed Feb 07, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: holiday trip report competition
Replies: 19
Views: 763

Re: holiday trip report competition

Here is the link to each trip report For those that have not read the trip reports, take the time and read all of them first..... :thumbup: Roads less traveled to Destination unknown - http://www.hilux4x4.co.za/views/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=43325 Banga Nek - http://www.hilux4x4.co.za/views/viewtopic.php...
by JohanM
Wed Feb 07, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: holiday trip report competition
Replies: 19
Views: 763

Re: holiday trip report competition

Hilux 1 wrote:
Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:58 am
so one of the mods must help and rectify if any mistakes.

i see only 3?? is this correct??
No you left mine out .... :boss:
by JohanM
Tue Feb 06, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Post your Dec 2017 holiday trip report and win!
Replies: 39
Views: 2492

Re: Post your Dec 2017 holiday trip report and win!

Mylux wrote:
Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:42 pm
So who won the prizes[emoji848]

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Appears that the prizes are not up for grabs anymore as no poll is created yet... :surrender:
by JohanM
Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Trip report - Bhanga Nek
Replies: 20
Views: 752

Re: Trip report - Bhanga Nek

Robbie very informative trip report and it looks like you guys had a lot of fun. I need to put that on my list too....
by JohanM
Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Trip Report for Competition - Calitzdorp, Oudtshoorn, Die Hel, Nieu-Bethesda, Valley of Desolation
Replies: 22
Views: 658

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

Nice Trip report Thomas. The hell is still on my list and that waterfall brings back memories of 2006 in my SFA.
by JohanM
Wed Jan 31, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Fuel pump experts help please'- V6 Hilux
Replies: 11
Views: 327

Re: Fuel pump experts help please'- V6 Hilux

I have a 1gr fe Hilux (4.0 V6) fitted with a TRD supercharger. Morne, I am also planning to force feed my V6 Prado at some stage, hopefully by the end of this year. :siffler: That is why I knew about the pumps.... A cold beer is the best you will get out of me...[emoji16] That cold beer does sound ...
by JohanM
Wed Jan 31, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Henties 2017 - competition
Replies: 9
Views: 508

Re: Henties 2017 - competition

Tertius, very nice report and it is still one on the list of travels for me to do. Seems like you guys had and awesome time on this trip
by JohanM
Wed Jan 31, 2018 10:12 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Bass Lake Adventures 10de Februarie 4x4 event
Replies: 21
Views: 514

Re: Bass Lake Adventures 10de Februarie 4x4 event

1) Hennie en Sonja
2) Corrie en Maureen
3) Louis en familie
4) Changes and Amanda
5) JohanM & Familie
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by JohanM
Tue Jan 30, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM
Replies: 34
Views: 664

Re: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM

Baie dankie aan almal, dit was n baie lekker vakansie gewees net te kort. Looks like you had a good time barring the niggles. = Shane wat is so reis sonder iets wat erens nie glad verloop nie... WOW, julle het omtrent wyd gery. = Pieter ja die kaapse draai was nie deel van die oorspronklike plan nie...
by JohanM
Tue Jan 30, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Fuel pump experts help please'- V6 Hilux
Replies: 11
Views: 327

Re: Fuel pump experts help please'- V6 Hilux

Morne, The average fuel pump for most engines supply around 150 - 200L per hour. I have read that most TRD superchargers use the standard pump, but there is upgrades available for it should you be running the high boost pulley. Walbro pumps should be able to advise you on what flow rate will work fo...
by JohanM
Mon Jan 29, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Hilux sfa general questions
Replies: 18
Views: 1452

Re: Hilux sfa general questions

Kobus, Daai SFA se tank haal baie maklik uit. Drein hom leeg en haal hom uit en dan maak jy hom skoon, bestel sommer nuwe rubber seels vir die sender unit en dan sit jy hom terug. Saterdag werkie dan is alles gedoen en dit kos nie geld nie. As hy geroes is binne sal ek voorstel jy kry n ander tank. ...
by JohanM
Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM
Replies: 34
Views: 664

Re: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM

Some useless info for those wanting to know... We did 4078 km on this trip. 3 Punctures, all on the Hilux. Last puncture was in town at home. 1x Broken shock mount on the trailer, rear gas strut in lid came undone. Lots and lots of fuel.... Ave consumption for the Prado towing was 15.2L/100km Ave co...
by JohanM
Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM
Replies: 34
Views: 664

Re: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM

Sunset came to early and the night time went by quickly and the end of our journey has arrived with the break of dawn...... 216.jpg 217.jpg It was with a heavy heart and even heavier feet that we eventually decided to get going of the last leg home. The road home was uneventful and we arrived safely...
by JohanM
Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM
Replies: 34
Views: 664

Re: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM

We managed to find one and decided to stay the night there. The farm was typical dry Karoo and the hospitality was great. 201.jpg 202.jpg 203.jpg 205.jpg 206.jpg It was fun and we did a make a moerpot dinner using what was left over from the previous night’s dinner. The next day we left for Hopetown...
by JohanM
Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM
Replies: 34
Views: 664

Re: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM

Dinner was served and we all retired to a night of luxury and spoils. Early morning we went to look at some of the game they breed before setting off into town. 195 (2).jpg We parked up and walked around, and even managed to spot Dana Snyman on his stoep relaxing. 196.jpg 197.jpg 198.jpg 199.jpg 200...
by JohanM
Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM
Replies: 34
Views: 664

Re: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM

We did a drive through to see some of the smaller scopes used all remotely off site and then we hit the dirt road to Loxton. 186 (2).jpg 186.jpg 187 (2).jpg 188 (2).jpg 187.jpg The road was like most of the area’s main roads in great shape and we cruised to arrive late afternoon at Jakhalsdans. 188....
by JohanM
Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM
Replies: 34
Views: 664

Re: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM

The White house was first as we entered town and we decided to stop there and have a scrumptious meal. 174.jpg 175.jpg Special of the day was a Burger and chips with a beer which was wad I needed. 177.jpg 176.jpg 175 (2).jpg With no confirmed or booked accommodation we decided to check what was avai...
by JohanM
Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM
Replies: 34
Views: 664

Re: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM

We paid a visit to the Lord Milner hotel and had a good walk around before setting off onto Sutherland. 164.jpg 165.jpg 166.jpg 167.jpg 168.jpg 169.jpg 171.jpg The road into Sutherland was a long black line; however the scenery kept us busy and we arrived hungry and thirsty in town. 173.jpg 173 (2)....
by JohanM
Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM
Replies: 34
Views: 664

Re: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM

Early morning we started to take down the remainder of the camp while breakfast was being prepped on the same time. 150.jpg We left at around 08:30 and headed south. Hoping for a quiet drive which was not too bad, we passed some foreigners in a 660cc Mazda touring here. I would have liked to catch t...
by JohanM
Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM
Replies: 34
Views: 664

Re: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM

We left after what seemed like a way to short time and went to look for Alex for new flops as his one’s decided to give up. Lunch hour in Vredendal was not very busy despite being a very big town, but don’t let the size fool you. Our early morning assumptions about being very hot were confirmed when...
by JohanM
Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM
Replies: 34
Views: 664

Re: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM

We arrived at Fryers Cove and it was clear that there were a preferred mode of travel for most, and decided to have lunch there while doing some wine tasting which was very tasty and the wines very fruity and encouraging to drink. We had some good laughter about the wines and things as some errands ...
by JohanM
Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM
Replies: 34
Views: 664

Re: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM

Morning came and the chefs were out in force, with a tasty breakfast served up, we headed for some vineyards to do some wine tasting and buy also some for later. We also had some campsite guards that were really friendly and not any nuisance. 124.jpg It was clear that as the wind has calmed down and...
by JohanM
Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM
Replies: 34
Views: 664

Re: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM

The last section of the park by Kwass se baai was fun and very sandy which was approx 6 km long, but the V6 did not sweat it and made light work of the trailer in the powdery sand. Little did we know Murphy was yet not done with us.... 117.jpg 118.jpg Reaching the gate at Groen rivier it was time to...
by JohanM
Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM
Replies: 34
Views: 664

Re: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM

It was cold and then we headed for the park and went to play/tow in the loose sand a bit. It was about time to have a bit of play as till now there was no real fun for the drivers to play about. The sun was very hot and the strong cold wind made for a pleasant day in the vehicles and the see smell w...
by JohanM
Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM
Replies: 34
Views: 664

Re: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM

I was eager to show the people the spoeg rivier grotte and also the coastal section of the namaqua national park, but we first visited the Light tower, then the Aristea and the Infamous rock. 100.jpg 101.jpg 102 (2).jpg 102.jpg 103.jpg 104.jpg 105.jpg 106.jpg 107.jpg 108.jpg 109 (2).jpg
by JohanM
Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM
Replies: 34
Views: 664

Re: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM

We had wine and enjoyed the food and setting with the sun going down. 088.jpg Again the picture was perfect.... 089.jpg The sign for the restroom was spot on and the owner came and met us and ensured that all was happy with the meals. 090 (2).jpg Later on we parted ways and had a good night’s rest. ...
by JohanM
Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM
Replies: 34
Views: 664

Re: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM

We stopped and refuelled in Springbok as this would be the last stop as we planned on going to south on the coast all the way to Strandfontein. We searched and found a new sleeping pad for me and it was the start of a new rethink as to how I want to camp in future. 079 (2).jpg Springbok did not fail...
by JohanM
Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM
Replies: 34
Views: 664

Re: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM

Next morning we broke up camp and headed off the workshop, where we promptly got to repairing and strengthening the shock mounts on both sides. 068.jpg 069.jpg 070 (2).jpg Mom and Almyne left to Kakamas to have the puncture repaired and returned with lots of cold drinks for the day and snacks. With ...
by JohanM
Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM
Replies: 34
Views: 664

Re: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM

We sat down in the restaurant and had a light lunch, the aircon was bliss and the decoration very elegant and we felt like having high tea. After cooling down we took a drive out to Echo corner and some other spots. 061.jpg 062.jpg 063.jpg 064.jpg As it was reaching the highest temps yet on the trip...
by JohanM
Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM
Replies: 34
Views: 664

Re: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM

The next morning we slept in until the sun started to warm up the tents and we got to getting breakfast ready and getting everyone road worthy and ready for the day. Thank fully we had our own ablution and it happened easy. Some camp repairs were needed after I made a list of things and I stayed put...
by JohanM
Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM
Replies: 34
Views: 664

Re: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM

The gravel road to Campbell was wide and of the best I have driven in most years and it quickly went by, but not without a problem.... 044.jpg 045.jpg A quick stop in Griekwastad for ice cream revealed that we had a new a tripod in our convoy.... So out the tools and jack came, and we set about chan...
by JohanM
Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM
Replies: 34
Views: 664

Re: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM

The viewpoint was the other local’s hangout, picnic spot. 038.jpg Not much to see and the rivers both were very murky of colour thus the different colours of the rivers was hard to spot. 039.jpg 040.jpg We did not stay long as it was simmering outside and the locals was quite well oiled and some too...
by JohanM
Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM
Replies: 34
Views: 664

Re: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM

028.jpg 029.jpg 030.jpg 031.jpg 032.jpg 033.jpg 034.jpg Next stop was Douglas where we would go pay a visit to the confluence of the Vaal and Orange River. The road was long, very hot and dry. 035.jpg Evidence of tyre failure country, we were in harsh land country and if it reminded of the hardines...
by JohanM
Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM
Replies: 34
Views: 664

Re: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM

We had some pictures taken and then we set off to what seemed like a very long day ahead.

Some more pictures of the old town and the old museums and trains that date back to the diamond era...
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by JohanM
Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM
Replies: 34
Views: 664

Re: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM

The next morning we had an early rise from a very good night’s rest. Dead central in old Kimberley with nothing to worry about and not even a whiff of noise from the traffic that was just a mere drop away, you could not but feel like being time travelled back to the old days of the diamond rush era....
by JohanM
Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM
Replies: 34
Views: 664

Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM

Day 1 saw us leaving home at around 14h00 as I still had to do some work on the Friday. After checking everything and making sure that all is ready to roll, we hit the road to Kimberley. 001.jpg A long boring but nonetheless dangerous drive with all the ignorant and careless drivers on the road made...
by JohanM
Sun Jan 28, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Post your Dec 2017 holiday trip report and win!
Replies: 39
Views: 2492

Re: Post your Dec 2017 holiday trip report and win!

Mine is written but i'm still busy sorting through the 2300 photos taken...... :shock2: :siffler:
by JohanM
Sat Jan 13, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hilux Vigo Temp gauge 4l V6 AT
Replies: 12
Views: 481

Re: Hilux Vigo Temp gauge 4l V6 AT

Just as a point of interest is that in December i was towing a trailer loaded with the Prado in 44 degree heat with the aircon on and it never switched it of on the ecu, but the Prado does have the additional cooler fan in the front of the radiator which helped a lot in my view. So maybe wiring in a...
by JohanM
Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Bumper/winch projek
Replies: 44
Views: 1286

Re: Bumper/winch projek

Baie netjies Hennie.
Interesante benadering wat jy gevolg het.
Ek sal net aanraai dat jy die temp naald fyn dophou in warm weer en stadige 4x4 werk. Daai boks het basies so 50% van die direkte lugvloei geblok op die radiator veral op die onderkant waar die meeste verkoeling plaasvind.
by JohanM
Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Trailers and Caravans
Topic: Alustar off road trailer - R 37000
Replies: 0
Views: 209

Alustar off road trailer - R 37000

My Alustar trailer is up for sale. Selling due to upgrades in the famliy and no longer required for camping and overlanding. Was used 4 x times and one long distance tour. Here is the thread about the upgrade to full off-road capability http://www.hilux4x4.co.za/views/viewtopic.php?f=41&t=40950 It i...
by JohanM
Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Accessories for Sale
Topic: Front runner Load bars - R 2000
Replies: 0
Views: 179

Front runner Load bars - R 2000

I have a set of gutter mount front runner load bars for sale. Front Runner load bars set. Used twice on my Prado. Is like brand new still. No longer needed as I have upgraded. Load bars is 1345mm long, foot height is 170mm to clear the roof rails and it does have the wind deflector also. Contact me ...
by JohanM
Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Post your Dec 2017 holiday trip report and win!
Replies: 39
Views: 2492

Re: Post your Dec 2017 holiday trip report and win!

Pieter this is a great idea and i am sure it will be well supported [emoji1303]


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by JohanM
Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Happy new Prado owner - new shocks and new Muds!!
Replies: 6
Views: 311

Re: Happy new Prado owner - new shocks and new Muds!!

Baie mooi Daan. Die lift is maar omdat die band n omtrek vergroting het van so 25mm in deursnee teenoor die bande wat op was. Iets wat jy sal oplet is dat die voertuig gaan wel bietjie swaarder wees op brandstof allround. Dit is die band grote asook die MT loopvlak. Dan sal ek voorstel dat jy begin ...
by JohanM
Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: 10 nights/ 10 days trip - ideas please
Replies: 3
Views: 318

Re: 10 nights/ 10 days trip - ideas please

HI Edge,

thanks for the idea, i'm going to work on this, and yes I have been planning a short break during the festive period.
by JohanM
Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: TPMS at 4x4 Direct
Replies: 13
Views: 1041

Re: TPMS at 4x4 Direct

Neil that is not really a solution. I have 2 x vehicles that is permanent 4wd and I rotate 5 wheels at a time to keep the wear even. You need to be able to get a unit that can read 5 sensors for the vehicle. Does not make sence to swop rims and tyres every 5000 km because the unit only have 4 senso...
by JohanM
Sun Nov 19, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: 10 nights/ 10 days trip - ideas please
Replies: 3
Views: 318

10 nights/ 10 days trip - ideas please

Ok guys so here is the request. 10 days & 10 nights trip departing from Parys and return to Parys which route/ destination points would you choose and why??? :cooldude: Back ground for the short break away. 2 x 4x4 Toyota Vehicles = Prado V6 & 2.7i IFS D/C Hilux. :thumbup: 5/6 adults traveling in tw...
by JohanM
Sat Nov 18, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: Surf & 4Runner
Topic: Looking into owning a Surf.
Replies: 18
Views: 624

Re: Looking into owning a Surf.

Hi Louis, Welcome here. Some pointers to bear in mind with the SURF... all of them is grey imports and some parts especially body but also certain drive train parts and electrical stuff might be a bit hard to get by even from the dealers. The Surf (185 chassis series) and the Prado 90 (1997-2002) mo...
by JohanM
Mon Nov 13, 2017 6:31 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: I Joined the 90 club
Replies: 47
Views: 4139

Re: I Joined the 90 club

Very neat George!! Looking nice now with the bumper fitted. Also great to know it comes in easy to bolt on brackets that makes it easy to DIY.
by JohanM
Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: My new Toyota - Meet Panthera
Replies: 71
Views: 9649

Re: My new Toyota - Meet Panthera

Tony that is excatly why I decided to import that unit as it is made to fit the prado with dual tanks. Took me the other night a normal stop and fill time at the pump. Only thing is now that I get out and fill myself as they tend to overfill the tanks which cause the breather in the cap to let off t...
by JohanM
Sun Nov 12, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: My new Toyota - Meet Panthera
Replies: 71
Views: 9649

Re: My new Toyota - Meet Panthera

While I was busy with the fitment of the LR tank, I stumbled across the standard factory nudgebar and belly protection plate that I wanted so badly..... Took a casual drive out to N1 4x4 and picked up my "new" bumper and plate. In serious need of some special attention to make it look more original ...
by JohanM
Sun Nov 12, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: My new Toyota - Meet Panthera
Replies: 71
Views: 9649

Re: My new Toyota - Meet Panthera

So I had a small windfall earlier this year and decided to get myself a Long range tank for the Prado as it is my holiday/ Touring / Overlanding vehicle. Got a new Tank from Front runner and then decided that the standard filler neck and rubber pipe that is supplied will not be suitable to make the ...
by JohanM
Sun Nov 12, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Happy new Prado owner - Cpt trip done & dusted!
Replies: 5
Views: 293

Re: Happy new Prado owner - Cpt trip done & dusted!

Daan, Ek is baie bly jy is tevrede met jou nuwe Prado. Myne gee ook baie dieselfde verbruik op die pad. Sal hom binnekort weer toets wanneer ek die lang pad gaan vat. Sodra mens die voertuig leer ken en verstaan is hulle baie lekker rustige voertuie om te ry, maar wat nie terug staan op die 4x4 roet...
by JohanM
Wed Nov 08, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: TPMS at 4x4 Direct
Replies: 13
Views: 1041

Re: TPMS at 4x4 Direct

Johan, mens kry nie wat 5 sensors het, maar wel wat 6 sensors het, maar hulle monitors is baie groot omdat dit eintlik vir vragmotors is. As mens soos Neil 'n sleepwa en 2 spaarwiele het gaan 2 sisteme lekker werk. Ek glo mens kan 'n sensor in jou spaarwiel installeer en hom dan net programeer wann...
by JohanM
Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:37 pm
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: TPMS at 4x4 Direct
Replies: 13
Views: 1041

Re: TPMS at 4x4 Direct

Neil that is not really a solution. I have 2 x vehicles that is permanent 4wd and I rotate 5 wheels at a time to keep the wear even. You need to be able to get a unit that can read 5 sensors for the vehicle. Does not make sence to swop rims and tyres every 5000 km because the unit only have 4 sensor...
by JohanM
Thu Nov 02, 2017 4:10 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Happy new Prado owner!
Replies: 32
Views: 991

Re: Happy new Prado owner!

Daan dit gaan maar oor die algemene vloei van verkeer en die terrein en vrag. Ek ry maar soos die pad toelaat en ook dan hoe haastig ek is.


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by JohanM
Thu Nov 02, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: China 2017
Replies: 16
Views: 794

Re: China 2017

Pieter this is soon to be my new home away from home for a few years. Good to see other people also see the developing of a very interesting country


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by JohanM
Thu Nov 02, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Happy new Prado owner!
Replies: 32
Views: 991

Re: Happy new Prado owner!

Daan I tend to drive mine around 2500 rpm which is about 115/120. I do switch off the overdrive on a long hill if i notice it to drop below 115 and just keep the foot steady. I also tend to keep my foot light and just cruise mainly.


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