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by Thabogrobler
Mon May 21, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hesitation during driving
Replies: 17
Views: 257

Re: Hesitation during driving

Hi,

The fact that the exhaust burns grey in normal use tells me the air:fuel ratio is too lean.

A healthy engine running leaded fuel should only burn grey when used on the open road.
by Thabogrobler
Mon May 07, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 295
Views: 26867

Re: Long overdue project.

Hey Roger,

I guess you must be past Australia already with your move?
by Thabogrobler
Mon May 07, 2018 6:38 am
Forum: 2016 - on - Revo Shape Hilux
Topic: 2.8 Hilux Unichip Q4
Replies: 16
Views: 2137

Re: 2.8 Hilux Unichip Q4

Hi Guys, does this mapping/chip affect the warranty? what is TSA say about this ? It most definitely does. But most guys just unplug them before a service . Which in my opinion is rather unethical. We had a member here who burnt holes in three different D4d engines each time with WOT and overfuelin...
by Thabogrobler
Fri Apr 27, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: KZTE vs 2,7 petrol
Replies: 13
Views: 746

Re: KZTE vs 2,7 petrol

I have a theory regarding cracked heads and radiators. In short, I believe there are some or the other element left in engine blocks after casting (I believe sand) which fouls radiators. Coupled with a bit of dirt blocking a radiator on the outside in conjunction with a poor heat dissipation design ...
by Thabogrobler
Sat Mar 31, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Universal Supercharger?
Replies: 7
Views: 340

Re: Universal Supercharger?

As dit betroubaar kan werk, sal dit 'n baie nice party trick wees!
by Thabogrobler
Thu Mar 29, 2018 6:56 am
Forum: Accessories for Sale
Topic: RSI Canopy - SOLD
Replies: 4
Views: 694

Re: RSI Canopy

Jaar model?

Waar is die kappie?
by Thabogrobler
Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Nuwe towbar
Replies: 13
Views: 488

Re: Nuwe towbar

Kan ek oom bietjie laat wakker le vir 'n aand of 2?

Sny dalk deur die bakwerk dat die bumper se brackets reguit vanuit die chassis agter toe loop, sodoende tel die bumper op en kanse is baie minder dat die bumoer 'n ploeg word...?
by Thabogrobler
Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: which aisin lockers fits hilux 2001
Replies: 3
Views: 262

Re: which aisin lockers fits hilux 2001

Welcome Moshe, Unfortunately I can not help you with your question but maybe send a PM to LouisZ or Hoppy here on the forum - between them one should know which one will work for you. Or perhaps jump on toydiy.com and type in the Hilux's VIN number and work on the part number? Would you care to post...
by Thabogrobler
Tue Mar 06, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: 120 Prado V6 Wanted or a VIGO V6 4x4 A/T
Replies: 13
Views: 988

Re: 120 Prado V6 Wanted or a VIGO V6 4x4 A/T

Jy maak omtrent 'n langtermyn projek van kar koop! Baie geluk, geniet hom!!! Jip As jy pannels binne afhaal en na 180000km is daar nie stof nie dan weet jy hy was 'n sandton 4x4 :D: Ek stem - jy koop die regte kar die eerste keer - nie die eerste kar nie! So Sandton 4x4 is 'n absolute winskopie!
by Thabogrobler
Tue Mar 06, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 16v head upgrade on the Toyota 4Y: Possible?
Replies: 4
Views: 311

Re: 16v head upgrade on the Toyota 4Y: Possible?

There must always be a first?
by Thabogrobler
Fri Mar 02, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: 120 Prado V6 Wanted or a VIGO V6 4x4 A/T
Replies: 13
Views: 988

Re: 120 Prado V6 Wanted or a VIGO V6 4x4 A/T

Jy maak omtrent 'n langtermyn projek van kar koop!

Baie geluk, geniet hom!!!
by Thabogrobler
Thu Feb 22, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Vigo Singlecab tralies
Replies: 5
Views: 290

Re: Vigo Singlecab tralies

Thus apart from lobola putting one behind tralies, no one has one looking for a loving home?
by Thabogrobler
Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:37 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Vigo Singlecab tralies
Replies: 5
Views: 290

Re: Vigo Singlecab tralies

If we have to go the labola route, I am now much wiser and would issue him with a huge invoice!!!
by Thabogrobler
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Vigo Singlecab tralies
Replies: 5
Views: 290

Vigo Singlecab tralies

Guys,

After 8 hard years I finally convinced my diehard Isooz fanatic FIL to buy a Hilux!!!

Now he needs some tralies for his truck.

Anyone in Gauteng that has Lwb tralies that is in their way?
by Thabogrobler
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Privaat Aluminium sweiswerk in Pretoria
Replies: 5
Views: 405

Re: Privaat Aluminium sweiswerk in Pretoria

Hallp Oom Hennie,

Ek stuur per PM Stephan Share se nommer. Hy is baie naby aan oom - regoor die Eugene Marais hospitaal.
by Thabogrobler
Mon Feb 19, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: 2000 Hilux 2.7 4x4 Supercharger remove or repair
Replies: 10
Views: 322

Re: 2000 Hilux 2.7 4x4 Supercharger remove or repair

Hi,

Welcome to th eForum.

Search 4xLux. They should be able to help you.
by Thabogrobler
Mon Feb 19, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Bigger tyres for 4.0 A/T
Replies: 29
Views: 2103

Re: Bigger tyres for 4.0 A/T

A mate of mine runs 35's on his supercharged V6 in the Krugersdorp area.
by Thabogrobler
Thu Feb 15, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: 3.0 D4D engine into SFA
Replies: 16
Views: 912

Re: 3.0 D4D engine into SFA

Rigger wrote:
Tue Feb 06, 2018 10:10 pm
Die ratkas in die 1HZ Cruisers is presies dieselfde as die in die 4x4 D4d’s. Dis die R151f box. Dis net die transfer box wat verskil.
Op die Kz het die output shaft se dikte verskil van die Cruiser s'n - weet nie of dit ook die geval is met die D4D's nie.
by Thabogrobler
Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: 3.0 D4D engine into SFA
Replies: 16
Views: 912

Re: 3.0 D4D engine into SFA

Stef wrote:
Tue Feb 06, 2018 6:51 pm
Dus "vanaf" R40k...
Wil my voorkom of di 1HZ se ratkas di krag kan hanteer as hulle net di engine swop doen,maar R150k is n rowwe prys....

Sent from my S30 using Tapatalk
Jip,

N1 was nog nooit beskuldig van enige iets cheap nie!
by Thabogrobler
Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: 2006 Hilux 3.0 D4D 4x4 D/cab.
Replies: 1
Views: 451

2006 Hilux 3.0 D4D 4x4 D/cab.

My neighbours father has bought a newer truck, thus his old one is up for sale: 2006 Toyota Hilux 3 liter D4D 4x4 Double Cab. Roll bar, Towbar, Long range tank, Led bar, build in compressor, Gps radio with bluetooth, Seat covers, Bonnet protector. Full Service History. 1 owner. Very well looked afte...
by Thabogrobler
Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: 3.0 D4D engine into SFA
Replies: 16
Views: 912

Re: 3.0 D4D engine into SFA

Dwayne here on the forum has sorted the electronic issues - he makes it run without all the coded keys etc.

D4D in am SFA is a great combo@
by Thabogrobler
Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:09 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 295
Views: 26867

Re: Long overdue project.

Will the heads sommer get a gasflow while it is being worked on?
by Thabogrobler
Wed Jan 17, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Decarbonising KZTE engine
Replies: 10
Views: 753

Re: Decarbonising KZTE engine

I have heard in the old days guys dropped some brake fluid in the carb and then some water. Sometimes, apparently, with enough carbon in the engine, the engine would seize up due to the volume of solids now stuck on top of the pistons.... Where would the solids go? Perhaps between the piston and cyl...
by Thabogrobler
Sun Jan 14, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: KZTE Gearbox wanted
Replies: 11
Views: 560

Re: KZTE Gearbox wanted

pietpetoors wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:49 pm
No I haven't, I want someting simple.
V6 Vigo or Revo!
by Thabogrobler
Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Urgent help v6 auto slipping gears
Replies: 4
Views: 331

Re: Urgent help v6 auto slipping gears

Time for fresh gearbox oil and a new filter.

If you make it back home with the gearbox intact, consider having the oil changed by a machine that flushes oit the whole system. The add 2 tubes of Dr Tranny.

It should solve the slipping clutches issue (IF it was not damaged completely)
by Thabogrobler
Wed Dec 27, 2017 7:46 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hilux Vigo Temp gauge 4l V6 AT
Replies: 12
Views: 634

Re: Hilux Vigo Temp gauge 4l V6 AT

Maybe time to pull iut the radiator? A mate almost lost his Pajero'a engine due to a partially blocked radiator. As I type this, I am busy cleaning up the radiator and intercooler of our Freelander - 220 000km and you will not believe all the crap that was blocking the radiator. I guess around 30-40...
by Thabogrobler
Sun Dec 24, 2017 8:03 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: hoping for some help - came right in Windhoek THANX
Replies: 6
Views: 459

Re: hoping for some help

I would not worry about the thread pattern as long as all the tyred are the same size.
by Thabogrobler
Thu Dec 21, 2017 12:23 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: 4.0 V6 Vigo Or NICE un molested SFA Hilux?
Replies: 14
Views: 798

Re: 4.0 V6 Vigo Or NICE un molested SFA Hilux?

Wat van 'n Vigo V6 met 'n SAS? :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:
by Thabogrobler
Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:49 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: 4.0 V6 Vigo Or NICE un molested SFA Hilux?
Replies: 14
Views: 798

Re: 4.0 V6 Vigo Or NICE un molested SFA Hilux?

Wat van 'n V6 Fortuner?
by Thabogrobler
Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Fortuner 4x4 bushes
Replies: 2
Views: 276

Re: Fortuner 4x4 bushes

There is a crowd in Queenstown that manufacturers polyurethane bushes...will have to search for their contact details
by Thabogrobler
Thu Nov 30, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Performance Chips
Replies: 22
Views: 1274

Re: Performance Chips

Thanks Thabo! More great info to consider. Compared to you guys in S.A.my Hilux has it easy. 100 to 120 Kph max and longest trip ever (couple times a year) would be 3-5 hours. You implied the Plug N Play chips are not mapped in 3D, is that correct? 3D considers RPM and throttle position for fuel ad...
by Thabogrobler
Sun Nov 26, 2017 6:58 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Hankook
Replies: 3
Views: 492

Re: Hankook

it is probably cheaper due to the odd size?
by Thabogrobler
Sun Nov 26, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Performance Chips
Replies: 22
Views: 1274

Re: Performance Chips

Welcome Will! My personal preference is the Unichip. I will go as far to say I will not install a chip if I can not get a Unichip properly installed! South Africa is a unique country in the sense that we drive fast over long distances in high heat with heavy loads. Now all of that puts some serious ...
by Thabogrobler
Tue Nov 21, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Geleentheid van af Palaborwa
Replies: 1
Views: 410

Re: Geleentheid van af Palaborwa

Vra vir Nico - Vlakvark. Hy bly daar.
by Thabogrobler
Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:27 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2.5 D 2KD Turbo Reconditioning
Replies: 2
Views: 280

Re: 2.5 D 2KD Turbo Reconditioning

Gaan draai by Turboworks in Centurion
by Thabogrobler
Wed Nov 08, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Skaap biltong ???
Replies: 13
Views: 922

Re: Skaap biltong ???

I am an avid lamb eater!

I have asked my local abattoir owner friend and he said only reason was the cost...maybe I must try it with my next lamb?
by Thabogrobler
Wed Nov 08, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: Uri 4x4: RFI
Replies: 5
Views: 649

Re: Uri 4x4: RFI

My buurman het 'n fabriek in Watloo gedeel met wat ek glo die Uri ouens is/was.

Ek sal by hom hoor....as dit dieselfde bende is as die waaraan ek dink, was dit maar 'n spul muishonde...
by Thabogrobler
Thu Nov 02, 2017 8:37 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: *** Photobucket Fix!!! Try it! ***
Replies: 9
Views: 1468

Re: *** Photobucket Fix!!! Try it! ***

My laptop works perfect now but my phone does not. Anyone have a solution for the phones?
by Thabogrobler
Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2015 Jimny Front Axle broken
Replies: 10
Views: 594

Re: 2015 Jimny Front Axle broken

Great news!

Why the sudden change of heart?
by Thabogrobler
Mon Oct 30, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Intercooler on a 2.5 D4D Hilux
Replies: 8
Views: 793

Re: Intercooler on a 2.5 D4D Hilux

Does anybody know if the 3.0 D4D intercooler will be a straight fit on a 2.5 D4D engine (2013 model)? Is it worth it or should I rather look at an aftermarket intercooler? If it is possible, what items should be on my picklist? So I can go to scrapyard and start searching for all the items I need S...
by Thabogrobler
Sun Oct 29, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: Power steering issues merc 300d 5cl into sfa
Replies: 11
Views: 461

Re: Power steering issues merc 300d 5cl into sfa

Mmmm....not too clued up on hydrolics but is it not possible to make a bracket and fit the Yota pump?
by Thabogrobler
Sat Oct 28, 2017 11:41 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2015 Jimny Front Axle broken
Replies: 10
Views: 594

Re: 2015 Jimny Front Axle broken

Mmmmm...wat het Suzuki Japan hieroor te sê?
by Thabogrobler
Sat Oct 28, 2017 11:38 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: *** Photobucket Fix!!! Try it! ***
Replies: 9
Views: 1468

Re: *** Photobucket Fix!!! Try it! ***

Mmm....seems it does not work on my phone...
by Thabogrobler
Fri Oct 27, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: KZte battles to start after a few days of being parked
Replies: 12
Views: 800

Re: KZte battles to start after a few days of being parked

Remove the diesel filter. Check that the seal is not damaged, nor 2 seal on top of each other or that there is indeed a seal.

Fiter might also just be loose.
by Thabogrobler
Fri Oct 27, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: 4x4 Direct Fitments
Topic: Hilux Kz Snorkel
Replies: 2
Views: 511

Re: Hilux Kz Snorkel

Aikona!

Sit Kz nie aan die ander kant nie?
by Thabogrobler
Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: SFA S/C 4x4 Wanted
Replies: 3
Views: 642

Re: SFA S/C 4x4 Wanted

Hallo Dewet,

Sal jy 'n 1999 2.7 single cab 4x4 oorweeg?
by Thabogrobler
Fri Oct 20, 2017 5:53 am
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: Namibia: Please help with advice and recommendations!
Replies: 10
Views: 862

Re: Namibia: Please help with advice and recommendations!

Hilux 1 wrote:
Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:04 am
Venter is sy skoonfamilie se van, nie seker van die lot in Mariental nie. Toevllig ook van Pretoria omgewing.
BTW,

Wie is jou broer en skoonsus?
by Thabogrobler
Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: Namibia: Please help with advice and recommendations!
Replies: 10
Views: 862

Re: Namibia: Please help with advice and recommendations!

Hilux 1 wrote:
Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:04 am
Venter is sy skoonfamilie se van, nie seker van die lot in Mariental nie. Toevllig ook van Pretoria omgewing.
Lyk of ons op dieselfde partjie gaan dans!

My een nig het by Anandi bespreek maar vir my vertel hulle die besprekings maak eers 1 November oop....
by Thabogrobler
Mon Oct 16, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: Namibia: Please help with advice and recommendations!
Replies: 10
Views: 862

Re: Namibia: Please help with advice and recommendations!

More, Thabo, het jy na Gondwana se opsies gekyk? Dit is dalk die moeite werd om 'n Gondwana kard te kry. Die kard kos R200 per persoon, maar jy kry 40% afslag op akkomodasie. Daar is die Kalahari Anib lodge naby Mariental, die Namib Desert Lodge naby Sossusvlei en "The Delight" by Swakopmund. Het s...
by Thabogrobler
Sun Oct 15, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: Namibia: Please help with advice and recommendations!
Replies: 10
Views: 862

Re: Namibia: Please help with advice and recommendations!

Ek gee net opsies wat jy kan kyk na. Matrintal: Lapa lange n lodge naby Mariental . Ek was al daar, maar nie self betaal so nie seker wat die kostes is. Is goed Harpap dam chalets, nie seker hoe lyk dit nou daar . ek dink dit was onlangs opgradeur. https://www.nwr.com.na/resorts/hardap-resort https...
by Thabogrobler
Sat Oct 14, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: Namibia: Please help with advice and recommendations!
Replies: 10
Views: 862

Namibia: Please help with advice and recommendations!

My neef trou Desember in Mariental, dus is daar 'n gedwonge Namibie trip op die kaarte :dance1: My navorsing wys dat verblyf erg duur is. Hier rondom R2500 per nag vir my, mevrou en junior is bietjie styf vir my. Enige raad en verwysings is welkom. Ons is ongelukkig nie goed toegerus vir kamp nie. E...
by Thabogrobler
Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New Member Intro
Replies: 5
Views: 761

Re: New Member Intro

Welcome Frank! Nothing wrong with a Lada - I used to own one as a student. Very capable cars IF you could keep it running! mine gave me endless mechanical trouble. Hopefully yours is reliable. As for a vehicle, I know Louis Zanolli has a nice 2.7 IFS for sale a while ago. Maybe hunt him down and ask...
by Thabogrobler
Mon Oct 09, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Land Cruiser
Topic: D4D in Landcruiser
Replies: 22
Views: 3407

Re: D4D in Landcruiser

in Montana (Tokia LDV) loop daar so n 70 series cruiser bakkie met n 3.0 D4D engine rond. Dit klink vir my ook na n ideale ombouing vir n ou cruiser bakkie. meer spoed en beter brandstof verbruik as die 4.2 diesel. Soos ek verstaan le die issue by die ECU verskillende drywers. As als nie van diesel...
by Thabogrobler
Fri Oct 06, 2017 6:07 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: hello and questions
Replies: 15
Views: 1197

Re: hello and questions

Oh man, this will be one brilliant truck!

Legendary IFS comfort and dependability xombined with the 1KD's power and economy....Toyota South Africa sure did miss some great opportunity here!

I'm sure you will make great memories un this truck!
by Thabogrobler
Fri Oct 06, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Land Cruiser
Topic: D4D in Landcruiser
Replies: 22
Views: 3407

Re: D4D in Landcruiser

Jacques T wrote:
Fri Oct 06, 2017 8:39 am
Ek is nie 'n groot fan van hulle nie maar ek sien N1 4x4 doen dit nou.
http://www.n14x4.co.za/projects/
cough steaks! R150k voor VAT? Kry jy afslag as jy jou eie Vaseline saambring?

Erens maak iemand baie geld, baie vinnig!
by Thabogrobler
Fri Oct 06, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Land Cruiser
Topic: D4D in Landcruiser
Replies: 22
Views: 3407

Re: D4D in Landcruiser

Met tyd kom meer planne!

Die groot kopseer is altyd die elektronika maar ek dink daai boksie kan nou af getick word as uitgesorteer.

Hoe moelik kan dit nou wees? Nuwe bellhousing, enjin mounts en verkoeling. Prop ecu in en laat waai!
by Thabogrobler
Sun Oct 01, 2017 7:34 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: WANTED: Chrome grille for 2003 Hilux
Replies: 3
Views: 629

Re: WANTED: Chrome grille for 2003 Hilux

Hi James,

Could you perhaps post a pic of the grill you need?

I can perhaps source you a brand new one as they are not that expensive.
by Thabogrobler
Sat Sep 30, 2017 9:16 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: viscous fan and aircon
Replies: 10
Views: 697

Re: viscous fan and aircon

I am yet to see an accurate Toyota heat guage!

They all sit in the middle of the dail untill it is too late - it then jumps into the red zone.
by Thabogrobler
Thu Sep 21, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: 02 With lexus gearing issues
Replies: 8
Views: 543

Re: 02 With lexus gearing issues

Post a picture of the gearbox, we might be able to id it.
by Thabogrobler
Wed Sep 20, 2017 11:35 pm
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: 02 With lexus gearing issues
Replies: 8
Views: 543

Re: 02 With lexus gearing issues

Dtandard Kz diff ratio's are 3.73 AFAIR but you will need the Kz box as I don't think the 5L box will last long behind a Lexus.

Personally, I would leave the diffs as is and tyre up - either 33 or 35's!

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