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by Royco
Mon Mar 06, 2017 7:51 am
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: 28th July Tierkloof 4x4...
Replies: 309
Views: 12859

Re: 28th July Tierkloof 4x4...

If I recall ( at this age could be dangerous!! :shock2: ), but doesn't that bakkie belong to "jose" from Somerset West?
by Royco
Mon Mar 06, 2017 7:39 am
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: 28th July Tierkloof 4x4...
Replies: 309
Views: 12859

Re: 28th July Tierkloof 4x4...

Thanks for the compliment, Mud Dog, but I doubt mine would be classed as "daai pragtige wit hilux".
I assume it the white bullbar.
My black one comes from 4x4Direct.co.za.
by Royco
Thu Mar 12, 2015 10:30 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Meet BONES
Replies: 30
Views: 3006

Re: Meet BONES

Congrats Shaun.
Looks great!!
by Royco
Wed Mar 11, 2015 7:27 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Hilux (Fortuner) 16" rim - Wanted
Replies: 3
Views: 367

Re: Hilux (Fortuner) 16" rim - Sorted

:yahoo:
Found one!! And at a really good price! :thumbup:
by Royco
Fri Feb 20, 2015 9:00 am
Forum: Good Service
Topic: Gomad 4x4
Replies: 2
Views: 1428

Gomad 4x4

I am seriously impressed with the way Ciske, Willie and the team at Gomad conduct their work. They worked on my bakkie as if it was their own ( or even better!?). When I came to fetch my bakkie, they went to great lengths to explain every little detail to me - it was great. It was very clear that th...
by Royco
Thu Feb 19, 2015 9:34 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Hilux (Fortuner) 16" rim - Wanted
Replies: 3
Views: 367

Re: Hilux (Fortuner) 16" rim - Wanted

:beg: :beg:
by Royco
Thu Feb 19, 2015 9:30 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Daai Brood Bakkie
Replies: 20
Views: 435

Re: Daai Brood Bakkie

Baie mooi, Thys! :thumbup:

Now I know why my bakkie took so long at Gomad..... :acute:
by Royco
Tue Feb 17, 2015 12:12 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Hilux (Fortuner) 16" rim - Wanted
Replies: 3
Views: 367

Hilux (Fortuner) 16" rim - Wanted

Does anyone have one of these lying around gathering dust?
I just need one :beg: please.
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I'm in Stellenbosch (Western Cape).
by Royco
Tue Dec 24, 2013 10:27 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Solar panel connector melting!?
Replies: 4
Views: 222

Re: Solar panel connector melting!?

Only reason I can think of is that the connector(screw that you turn that holds the wire) is not properly making good contact with the wire and the diode thus causing it to melt, what does it look from the otherside, cant you maybe use a connector block between the diode and the wire. Thanks Willem...
by Royco
Tue Dec 24, 2013 9:56 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Solar panel connector melting!?
Replies: 4
Views: 222

Solar panel connector melting!?

I have my solar panel permanently mounted on my roof rack. I recently noticed that the amp output is much less than expected (rated 6 amp) - sometimes less than 1 amp in midday sun. So I checked the wiring on the panel, this is what I saw: Panel-1.jpg I managed to remove the positive wire, and recon...
by Royco
Sat Dec 21, 2013 3:50 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Festive Greetings from Chuck
Replies: 5
Views: 164

Re: Festive Greetings from Chuck

Brilliant. But you'll appreciate it more if you see this first...
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by Royco
Thu Dec 05, 2013 1:58 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Modderskerms op vigo
Replies: 21
Views: 726

Re: Modderskerms op vigo

ThysdJ wrote:Frederick jy kan hulle so 10cm trim dan trap jy hulle nie sommer raak nie. Sny af by die booste van die 2 indentasies... :thumbup: :thumbup:
Just like this :thumbup:
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by Royco
Sun Aug 25, 2013 3:21 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Anyone close to test 29 mhz radio
Replies: 6
Views: 288

Re: Anyone close to test 29 mhz radio

Ah, ok. Enjoy the trip.
by Royco
Sun Aug 25, 2013 3:12 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Anyone close to test 29 mhz radio
Replies: 6
Views: 288

Re: Anyone close to test 29 mhz radio

Glad you came right!
But... 29mhz ???
by Royco
Sun Aug 25, 2013 3:00 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Anyone close to test 29 mhz radio
Replies: 6
Views: 288

Re: Anyone close to test 29 mhz radio

You are welcome to drive to Stellenbosch if you don't find someone closer. Let me know.
by Royco
Sun Jul 28, 2013 9:50 pm
Forum: Useful Articles
Topic: mod to rear seat -vigo shape
Replies: 59
Views: 21495

Re: mod to rear seat -vigo shape

Did mine without cutting anything. Just bend the bracket on the cab downwards. Best part is you can 'fine tune' the bending until it is exactly right. no cutting and 100% reversible if you don't like it. :dance1: Don't like an angle grinder near my bakkie - or seats!! :silent: This is fantastic adv...
by Royco
Sat Jun 15, 2013 8:34 pm
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: Hilux4x4 Atlantis Fun Day - 15 June 2013
Replies: 236
Views: 6944

Re: Hilux4x4 Atlantis Fun Day - 15 June 2013

swartvark wrote:WOW!!.......Wat 'n 'GREAT EVENT'!!!!!!!!

Dankie aan ammal!!!!
Absolutely fantastic. :thumbup:
Thanks to ALL those who were involved in the organising!
And a big thumbsup to all the drivers :thumbup:
It was great fun!
by Royco
Wed Jun 12, 2013 8:00 am
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: Hilux4x4 Atlantis Fun Day - 15 June 2013
Replies: 236
Views: 6944

Re: Hilux4x4 Atlantis Fun Day - 15 June 2013

ThysdJ wrote:
Royco wrote:Is there still an open space for me...?? (I know, I know)
I would also need help in getting a permit. Please. :beg:
Listed you Roy. Will send you a PM with the permit instructions.. Welcome aboard!! :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
FANTASTIC!!! :celebrate:
Thanks Thys!
by Royco
Wed Jun 12, 2013 7:55 am
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: Hilux4x4 Atlantis Fun Day - 15 June 2013
Replies: 236
Views: 6944

Re: Hilux4x4 Atlantis Fun Day - 15 June 2013

Is there still an open space for me...?? (I know, I know)
I would also need help in getting a permit. Please. :beg:
by Royco
Mon May 06, 2013 9:15 pm
Forum: Trail Reports
Topic: Feedback - Welgelegen May 2013
Replies: 34
Views: 4481

Re: Feedback - Welgelegen May 2013

Testing a panoramic foto... :blink:
04 May 2013.jpg
There were a lot of vehicles!
by Royco
Mon May 06, 2013 8:53 am
Forum: Trail Reports
Topic: Feedback - Welgelegen May 2013
Replies: 34
Views: 4481

Re: Feedback - Welgelegen May 2013

Thanks guys! It was loads of fun!
by Royco
Wed May 01, 2013 6:19 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: Mechanical solutions.
Replies: 6
Views: 421

Re: Mechanical solutions.

:lmao: :lmao:
Yip, that's the sum total of my tool box!!
by Royco
Wed May 01, 2013 6:08 pm
Forum: Events Calender
Topic: Western Cape GTG. @ Welgelegen 4x4 trail. Sat 4 May.
Replies: 75
Views: 5869

Re: Western Cape GTG. @ Welgelegen 4x4 trail. Sat 4 May.

I'm coming from Stellenbosch side, so I will meet you all at Welgelegen at 9-ish.
:cooldude:
by Royco
Wed May 01, 2013 5:55 pm
Forum: Events Calender
Topic: Western Cape GTG. @ Welgelegen 4x4 trail. Sat 4 May.
Replies: 75
Views: 5869

Re: Western Cape GTG. @ Welgelegen 4x4 trail. Sat 4 May.

1. Stubs/Erika 2. Thys/Elismari. 3. Tertius/christine + 2 luxies 4. Dirk Hoving + laaitie 5. Wynand/Lisl 6. Ismail + wife 7. Juan + JC (truckin) 8. Hugh Orr + his dad(friend of Tertius aka Hilux 1) 9. SideKick + Spikkels (Maybe) (As ons kom, kom met die trekker, Hilux se EFI is nog nie klaar nie . ....
by Royco
Thu Apr 18, 2013 8:14 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: Always give 100% at work
Replies: 9
Views: 425

Re: Always give 100% at work

YAY!!! :yahoo:
5% work tomorrow = 95% forum time!! :laugh2:
by Royco
Thu Apr 18, 2013 8:04 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What are your thoughts about the forum
Replies: 36
Views: 991

Re: What are your thoughts about the forum

:twisted: OK, here's a negative about this forum.... You spend way too much time here!! Eventually you forget that you are supposed to WORK at work, and not spend the whole day on the forum. Your family start moaning that you spend way too much time "on the computer"... When you next look at the tim...
by Royco
Thu Apr 18, 2013 7:26 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Front wheel fell off...
Replies: 28
Views: 1251

Re: Front wheel fell off...

Got my bakkie back today! :yahoo: :yahoo:

Now... what is this thing? Does it matter if it's slightly bent?
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Here is the right hand side - the straight one!
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by Royco
Wed Apr 17, 2013 8:13 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Front wheel fell off...
Replies: 28
Views: 1251

Re: Front wheel fell off...

Andre du preez wrote:Nie cool nie Hello R...!!
:wave:
... en nou wag ek net wir die regmaak......
by Royco
Wed Apr 17, 2013 9:44 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Front wheel fell off...
Replies: 28
Views: 1251

Re: Front wheel fell off...

... I must say this though, it being a Ford made repairs easy. Why? Because Ford uses standard threads, and I could use normal stainless M8 bolts to screw the ball joint back on. If it was a Hilux with Toyota Special Fine Medium Exotic Thread, I would not have been able to do a field repair unless ...
by Royco
Wed Apr 17, 2013 9:41 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Front wheel fell off...
Replies: 28
Views: 1251

Re: Front wheel fell off...

Those split pins will never just fall out if they're curled back, don't worry about them. Your failure was as a result of the ball joint itself failing, not a very common thing, at least not common without warring signs of it being worn .... things like it being noisy, shudders or pulling to the si...
by Royco
Wed Apr 17, 2013 7:20 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Front wheel fell off...
Replies: 28
Views: 1251

Re: Front wheel fell off...

CasKru wrote: Just make sure the splitpin is still in place so that the nut cannot become undone by the vibrations
Does this splitpin have a tendency to fall out?
Thys, could this be what happened to you?

What could one do to prevent the splitpin from being pulled out? Cabletie!?!?
by Royco
Wed Apr 17, 2013 7:18 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Front wheel fell off...
Replies: 28
Views: 1251

Re: Front wheel fell off...

Pora wrote:That really sucks man

Hope everything goes ok with the insurance

1 question do u have spacers in?
Nope, no spacers. I have Camil shocks, but those have been in for many years.
by Royco
Tue Apr 16, 2013 3:45 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Front wheel fell off...
Replies: 28
Views: 1251

Re: Front wheel fell off...

Thunder02 wrote::shock2: glad everybody is ok :thumbup: ,just a bit of pride that's gone.
Yeah, I think that is the worst part - the indestructible Hilux .... on a flat-bed :shock:
I'm now being teased by my LR and Isuzu buddies .... :aggresive:
by Royco
Mon Apr 15, 2013 8:36 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Front wheel fell off...
Replies: 28
Views: 1251

Re: Front wheel fell off...

Thanks for the advice about getting the other side checked... will do that!
I must admit, Thys, I was relieved that this happened close to home, and not on a trail somewhere in the middle of nowhere, and as Andy said it didn't happen at high speed. :shock2:
by Royco
Sun Apr 14, 2013 9:11 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Front wheel fell off...
Replies: 28
Views: 1251

Front wheel fell off...

On an insignificant dirt road, no major 4x4, my front left wheel decided to "let go"!! FrontWheel1.jpg Someone must have "forgotten" the splitpin!?!? FrontWheel2.jpg I am hoping there is not more damage... FrontWheel3.jpg This is very sad! :aggresive: Second time I've seen my bakkie ontop a flatbed....
by Royco
Mon Feb 11, 2013 3:23 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: Despicable B
Replies: 11
Views: 498

Re: Despicable B

Mr_B wrote:lol! I need my sleep! The minions do it for me...
It would appear, Mr B, that your minions are also sleeping!
You avatar has an "Error 404 - Page Not Found".... :?:
by Royco
Fri Sep 28, 2012 7:51 am
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: NSRI Adventure Day 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 408

Re: NSRI Adventure Day 2012

Has anyone signed up to do the NSRI 4x4 fun ride tomorrow?
If you have - enjoy it.
by Royco
Wed Sep 26, 2012 8:25 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Who spotted who
Replies: 45
Views: 2069

Re: Who spotted who

Disappointed to have narrowly missed you Narrowly indeed!! I could see what the bugs on your grille had for breakfast you came so close..... :lol: :lol: We went to Citrusdal. Place called Petersfield, and stayed in one of their magnificent secluded mountain cottages. Were you headed towards Beaverl...
by Royco
Fri Sep 21, 2012 7:48 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: New wheels for my......
Replies: 57
Views: 1643

Re: New wheels for my......

:thumbup: :thumbup:
Nice Thys. Looks good :goodjob:
by Royco
Mon Sep 10, 2012 10:16 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: He said
Replies: 14
Views: 519

Re: He said

Mud Dog wrote:
A_V.JPG



:twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:


:D: ;-)
:lol: :lol:
Too close to home, Andy :?: :?:
by Royco
Mon Sep 10, 2012 9:28 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Perspective...
Replies: 7
Views: 225

Re: Perspective...

CasKru wrote:Ek het ook 'n hond
:lol: :lol:
"VALID" observations Cassie. Focus.....
by Royco
Mon Sep 10, 2012 9:14 pm
Forum: Members in publications
Topic: Hi-Lux forum lid voertuig op voorblad van Wegry
Replies: 14
Views: 3086

Re: Hi-Lux forum lid voertuig op voorblad van Wegry

Hi-Hilux wrote:
Black Sam wrote:Geluk Heinrich maar waar is die foto :?: :?:
Op die voorblad van Wegry! :lol:
:lmao: :lmao:
Skerp, Trevor.

Have a look here:
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PS: Die byetjie het die voorblad nie gemaak nie....
by Royco
Fri Sep 07, 2012 9:24 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Yskas sliders
Replies: 16
Views: 532

Re: Yskas sliders

Dawie, sal dit help?
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Ek laaik dit baie - Thanks Andy :thumbup: :thumbup:
by Royco
Fri Sep 07, 2012 3:37 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Nudge-M
Replies: 25
Views: 787

Re: Nudge-M

Derren wrote:
Mr_B wrote:Post your question of the 4x4comm forum, I'm sure you'll get alot of positive responses!
and possibly 10 pages of "mine is better than yours" and other drivel/off-topic stuff :cooldude:

But yes, probably the best thing to get more responses.
:lmao: :lmao: :acute:
Very true!
by Royco
Fri Sep 07, 2012 3:12 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: Fantasea(PG 2-21)
Replies: 16
Views: 518

Re: Fantasea(PG 2-21)

:lmao: :lmao: :lmao:
I really enjoyed that.... but "Don't stop now..."
Can you guys do the whole song like that... :lol: :lol:
by Royco
Thu Sep 06, 2012 1:28 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CTown, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, CTown
Replies: 46
Views: 2343

Re: CTown, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, C

Thanks for sharing, Val. :thumbup: :thumbup:
Makes me envious!!
3000km, in 3 days
that is insane!! :blackeye:
by Royco
Mon Sep 03, 2012 7:16 pm
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: 22-24SEPT-Long Weekend- GTG Boegoeberg 4x4 CANCELLED
Replies: 69
Views: 2121

Re: 22-24SEPT-Long Weekend- GTG Boegoeberg 4x4

Darren, that's a very old list.
Unfortunately I won't be able to make this trip.
by Royco
Mon Sep 03, 2012 1:45 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CTown, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, CTown
Replies: 46
Views: 2343

Re: CTown, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, C

Welcome back, Val. :thumbup:
Looking forward to reading your trip report!
by Royco
Mon Sep 03, 2012 7:31 am
Forum: Know your fellow members
Topic: R.I.P. - Jaco van Schalkwyk
Replies: 33
Views: 3126

Re: R.I.P. - Jaco

:shock2: :shock2:
Not nice!!
Our thoughts are with his family.
by Royco
Sun Sep 02, 2012 5:13 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Hankook Dynapro MT VS. Maxxis Bighorn MT
Replies: 23
Views: 1629

Re: Hankook Dynapro MT VS. Maxxis Bighorn MT

Gideon, please keep us updated with what you find...
Also have a look here - seems like Supaquick
is very keen on developing a long term relationship with our members.
:D:
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by Royco
Sun Sep 02, 2012 4:55 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Hi I'm Rommies!!! <(^^,)>Updates on Supra + Hilux
Replies: 38
Views: 2560

Re: Hi I'm Rommies!!! <(^^,)>

Hi Rommies. Welcome!! :thumbup: :thumbup:
What does that switch do - in the Raider - next to the lighter plug?
by Royco
Sat Sep 01, 2012 7:08 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Guess Who's Back!!!
Replies: 20
Views: 786

Re: Guess Who's Back!!!

Congrats!
Looks good :goodjob:
by Royco
Fri Aug 31, 2012 2:29 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Fuel Price Increase (5 Sept 2012)!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 500

Re: Fuel Price Increase (5 Sept 2012)!!!

I fully agree, the R$ has not been that bad.
Although Brent Crude has increased, but also not by that much!

But also looks like we are paying for the wage increases:
... is to partly to finance wage increases for pump attendants at garages...
Better get the dust off my bicycle!! :thumbup:
by Royco
Fri Aug 31, 2012 2:00 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Fuel Price Increase (5 Sept 2012)!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 500

Fuel Price Increase (5 Sept 2012)!!!

The petrol price will go up by 93c/l next Wednesday, while diesel will cost 69c/l more. The steep 8.4% increase that kicks in at midnight on 5 September is to partly to finance wage increases for pump attendants at garages, the energy department said on Friday. The latest shock hike brings the pric...
by Royco
Fri Aug 31, 2012 10:09 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Matroosberg Sneeu 18 Augustus
Replies: 10
Views: 831

Re: Matroosberg Sneeu 18 Augustus

Baie lekker Wilko :thumbup:
My gesin is ook baie lief om daar te gaan speel :thumbup: :thumbup:
by Royco
Wed Aug 29, 2012 8:31 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Ry met 4x4 Hi of nie?
Replies: 35
Views: 1005

Re: Ry met 4x4 Hi of nie?

KOBUSL wrote:
CasKru wrote:
Wat ek wou se is geseëlde vlak AKA teer, sement, paving, bakstene, rots, klip etc.
Baie dankie Cassie, ek verstaan nou volkome.

Moenie oor verstopte vools in die pad ry in 4H nie. :lol: :lol:
Verstopte FOOLS .... maybe?
Kobus.... wat is vools? :lmao: :lmao: (Jy't dit begin!)
by Royco
Wed Aug 29, 2012 1:29 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: SPRING SPECIAL !! ALU CANOPY !! SPRING SPECIAL !!
Replies: 32
Views: 1452

Re: SPRING SPECIAL !! ALU CANOPY !! SPRING SPECIAL !!

Baie netjies, Ciske :goodjob:
Looks very nice.... one day when I win the lotto....
by Royco
Tue Aug 28, 2012 8:24 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: From Now till Then...
Replies: 12
Views: 1290

Re: From Now till Then...

Nice!! :goodjob:
Looks very good :thumbup: :thumbup:
by Royco
Tue Aug 28, 2012 12:14 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: WIVES AND THEIR OLD BOYFRIENDS.....
Replies: 10
Views: 359

Re: WIVES AND THEIR OLD BOYFRIENDS.....

:blackeye: :laugh2: :laugh2:
by Royco
Tue Aug 28, 2012 11:07 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Ry met 4x4 Hi of nie?
Replies: 35
Views: 1005

Re: Ry met 4x4 Hi of nie?

Sover my kennis strek kan jy sover jy wil en solank jy wil in 4H ry solank jy nie op 'n geseëlde valk ry nie. Dit is ook in elk geval baie veiliger om in 4H te ry op grondpad en alhoewel dit nie altyd prakties moontlik is nie, is dit 'n baie goeie idee om die bakkie se banddruk te laat sak Maar nou...

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