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by pietpetoors
Sat Mar 25, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: Surf & 4Runner
Topic: Radiator Replacement Post
Replies: 5
Views: 709

Re: Radiator Replacement Post

When we still has a Surf I also fitted a KZTE's aluminium radiator. Only had to move to holes, otherwise it fitted perfectly.
by pietpetoors
Thu Mar 23, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: Kgalagadi 8 nights available Marchh-April 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 87

Kgalagadi 8 nights available Marchh-April 2017

One of our members' son booked for Kgalagadi but due to circumstances they cannot go anymore. Is very short notice. If anybody is interested, he only wants what he paid, R2,400.00 for 8 nights. 25 March to 2 April 2017 25/03 = Twee Rivieren 26-28/03 = Nossob 29/03 Twee Rivieren 30-31/03 = Mata Mata ...
by pietpetoors
Tue Mar 14, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Sanding Paper
Replies: 17
Views: 285

Re: Sanding Paper

Agree with Andy, clear coat is never ever a permanent solution and when it starts to peal off it doesn't look nice.

I just Brasso my cars lights often and they stay nice. If you leave it too long they might go yellow, but if you do it like once in two months they stay clear.
by pietpetoors
Tue Mar 14, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Sanding Paper
Replies: 17
Views: 285

Re: Sanding Paper

Dink die politoer gaan selfde doen as skuurpapier, moet hom maar net na die tyd mooi skoonmaak dat hy nie vetterig is. Skuurpapier gaan beste wees want dan weet jy dat jy geen vetterigheid gaan hê nie. Hor maar by die plekke wat bakwerkpanele verkoop, 2000 kan nie so skaars wees nie. Anders as jy ie...
by pietpetoors
Tue Mar 14, 2017 1:21 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Sanding Paper
Replies: 17
Views: 285

Re: Sanding Paper

If not faded too much Brasso does the trick.
If faded a bit more, try Autsol, it's metal polish with very fine particles.
Enige partewinkel behoort dit aan te hou.
autosol.jpg
Autosol
by pietpetoors
Tue Mar 14, 2017 7:57 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: everlasting project
Replies: 17
Views: 299

Re: everlasting project

Ja it is a v6, wish it was standard. thinking of changing back. The v6 is very thirsty and takes the premium fuel which is getting harder and harder to find.
Top
The original 4y does not use far less than a properly tunes V6. At least with the V6 you have more power for the same fuel you use.
by pietpetoors
Mon Mar 06, 2017 5:29 pm
Forum: Accessories for Sale
Topic: Toyota Single Cab canvas canopy, roofrack and frame Toyota SC (better photos ;-)
Replies: 3
Views: 121

Re: Canvas canopy, roofrack and frame for Toyota Single Cab

Daai is 'n lekker fris raam. Dalk 'n foto bysit met die kappie toe gezip.
by pietpetoors
Mon Mar 06, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Auto Pilot a reality
Replies: 21
Views: 1011

Re: Auto Pilot a reality

No driver F1 becoming a reality? http://newatlas.com/roborace-robocar-full-reveal-mwc/48234/ 320 km/h, no driver: Roborace reveals the Robocar With testing underway for the hotly-anticipated 2017 F1 season, you could be forgiven for forgetting about Roborace, the self-driving race series supporting ...
by pietpetoors
Mon Feb 27, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: LEXUS V8 VVTI
Replies: 83
Views: 4740

Re: LEXUS V8 VVTI

Good to hear.
Is that km/l or l/100 km?
by pietpetoors
Sat Feb 18, 2017 8:24 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2.7 Motor
Replies: 5
Views: 287

Re: 2.7 Motor

I asked on their web site and this was the reply:
I have stock of the 3 RZ engines selling for R 26000.00 inclusive of vat

Kind Regards,

Paul Maguire
Engines and More cc
0829492135
by pietpetoors
Fri Feb 17, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Cranking Amps?
Replies: 10
Views: 262

Cranking Amps?

What is the typical cranking amps of a petrol Hilux and that of a diesel Hilux?

I am busy with battery research, so I just need an approximate min and max range the battery should be able to handle.
by pietpetoors
Fri Feb 17, 2017 10:54 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Roof Rack for Prado 95 KZTE LWB wanted urgently!
Replies: 4
Views: 168

Re: Roof Rack for Prado 95 KZTE LWB wanted urgently!

$1000 = R13,000

A new Haniball is R8,500.00 and in my opinion one of the most robust roof racks you get.
http://www.4x4direct.co.za/toyota/7170- ... -door.html
by pietpetoors
Wed Feb 15, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: 260 kW and 1,000 N·m from 50Kg power plant
Replies: 2
Views: 174

260 kW and 1,000 N·m from 50Kg power plant

Would love to have this in my Hilux: The Extra 330LE, built by Extra Aircraft, serves as a test vehicle for the Siemens SP260D drive system, which has a continuous power output of 260 kW, and continuous torque of 1,000 N·m . The system weighs only 50 kg, and thus offers an excellent power-to-weight ...
by pietpetoors
Fri Feb 10, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: Web Related Discussions and Suggestions
Topic: New Style Feb 2017
Replies: 86
Views: 6088

Re: New Style Feb 2017

Another cool function, if you are on the Forum Main Page, check them little minus signs. If there is a category you do not often use, click the minus and it will collapse that category. When you click the plus it will expand it.
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Collaps category
by pietpetoors
Fri Feb 10, 2017 10:08 pm
Forum: Web Related Discussions and Suggestions
Topic: New Style Feb 2017
Replies: 86
Views: 6088

Re: New Style Feb 2017

Personally I also don't like the word "community" in the header ..... looks like we are amalgamated with the 'other' forum and I have already had a couple of comments from other members about it. So a suggestion - can we perhaps change the header text from: Hilux 4x4 community forum where we share ...
by pietpetoors
Wed Feb 08, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: Anything Else for sale
Topic: Walther CP99 Air Piston 4.5mm - R1,800.00
Replies: 1
Views: 171

Walther CP99 Air Piston 4.5mm - R1,800.00

This pistol was hardly used. Is an air gun so you do not need a license for it. Is semi automatic and takes 8 rounds. pistool.jpg Works with CO2 canister. Ideal for personal protection. New they are now about R3,400.00, click here to see Asking price R1,800.00 Send me a PM if you are interested or w...
by pietpetoors
Tue Feb 07, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: 4x4 Direct Centurion opens on 6 Feb 2017
Replies: 26
Views: 517

Re: 4x4 Direct Centurion opens on 6 Feb 2017

Los hom uit, sy hoefie te weetie :D:
by pietpetoors
Tue Feb 07, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Hallo van die Kapaailanders
Replies: 6
Views: 158

Re: Hallo van die Kapaailanders

Onthou die roes wat jy op oppervlak sien is 3 keer kleiner as dit wat onder die verf is en as die roes eers 'n knop gemaak het kan jy maar daar gaan krap, daar is klaar 'n gat deur geroes. Vir 'n 2.8 SFA wat geroes, gestamp en nie loop nie sal ek die ou nie meer as R30k gee nie. As jy rondkyk en arm...
by pietpetoors
Tue Feb 07, 2017 8:23 am
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo
Replies: 18
Views: 621

Re: 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo

Very useful web site gives you all the original colour codes with different makes of paints http://paintref.com/cgi-bin/colorcodedisplay.cgi?make=Pontiac&year=1980&con=moy&rows=50 Thabo, die enjin is een wat net vir twee jaar gemaak is deur GM. Dit was nie baie gewild nie. Na baie wik en weeg het ek...
by pietpetoors
Tue Feb 07, 2017 7:46 am
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: 4x4 Direct Centurion opens on 6 Feb 2017
Replies: 26
Views: 517

Re: 4x4 Direct Centurion opens on 6 Feb 2017

Ek beplan om middel Feb gou weer vir een dag op te gaan.
Dalk moet ons daardie aand sommer 'n Klub/Forum saamkuier hou by 4x4 Direct.
Dan is ek en George sommer albei daar.
by pietpetoors
Tue Feb 07, 2017 7:44 am
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: 4x4 Direct Centurion opens on 6 Feb 2017
Replies: 26
Views: 517

Re: 4x4 Direct Centurion opens on 6 Feb 2017

BTW, by watter besigheidspark presies? Dink nie dis die een met die biltong winkel in nie, ook nie langs Chamberlains nie - dalk die nuwe ene so skuins oorkant Formscaf(of so iets)? Thabo van Lenchen se kant ry jy af in Jakranda van Chamerlains af. Is omtrent so drie blokke af, dan sit hy aan regte...
by pietpetoors
Mon Feb 06, 2017 10:40 pm
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo
Replies: 18
Views: 621

Re: 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo

Update: She was sanded down to bare metal. Body still very good, no rust and almost no body putty. Nice solid body. Was then painted a thick white primer to see any marks which needed attention. After that another primer and then the final coat. http://www.v8online.co.za/TransAm-301-Turbo/regmaak/pr...
by pietpetoors
Mon Feb 06, 2017 10:10 pm
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: 4x4 Direct Centurion opens on 6 Feb 2017
Replies: 26
Views: 517

Re: 4x4 Direct Centurion opens on 6 Feb 2017

Geluk Louis.Ek kom maak een van die dae n draai by jou.
Oom Dawie moet gaan terwyl Georgte nog daar is. Ons het net nou die dag geskinder en gesê ons dink Oom gaan een van die eerste kliënte wees.
by pietpetoors
Mon Feb 06, 2017 7:42 am
Forum: Web Related Discussions and Suggestions
Topic: New Style Feb 2017
Replies: 86
Views: 6088

Re: New Style Feb 2017

HaHa, ons hou die brein vars , anders stagneer ons.
by pietpetoors
Mon Feb 06, 2017 12:02 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Somebody in JHB South to check out bike
Replies: 6
Views: 155

Re: Somebody in JHB South to check out bike

I just love the sound of those old 2 cylinder engines. Those days the CD200 gave me about 21 km/l
by pietpetoors
Sun Feb 05, 2017 11:57 pm
Forum: Web Related Discussions and Suggestions
Topic: New Style Feb 2017
Replies: 86
Views: 6088

Re: New Style Feb 2017

I had to move away from the green because the username top right was not very visible with green on green.
Not sure about the green dot but also thinks it indicates online status.
by pietpetoors
Sun Feb 05, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: 4x4 Direct Centurion opens on 6 Feb 2017
Replies: 26
Views: 517

4x4 Direct Centurion opens on 6 Feb 2017

4x4 Direct Centurion will open its doors at 09h00 on Monday 6 Feb 2017 The first 10 retail clients will get 10% discount on whatever they buy. I would like to welcome Louis Zanoli to our team. He will be the man in charge of the Centurion shop. George is there to help Louis until the end of Feb. The...
by pietpetoors
Sun Feb 05, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: Web Related Discussions and Suggestions
Topic: New Style Feb 2017
Replies: 86
Views: 6088

Re: New Style Feb 2017

Hoe's daai? Check die links aan die linkerkant ! :yahoo:

Laat weet as ek iets kan bysit

Also check out, if you start to scroll down a little up arrow appears bottom right of the screen and stays there, if you wanna go back to the top you just click the arrow and it scrolls you back.
by pietpetoors
Sun Feb 05, 2017 9:26 pm
Forum: Web Related Discussions and Suggestions
Topic: New Style Feb 2017
Replies: 86
Views: 6088

Re: New Style Feb 2017

Sorry guys this was not planned. I did not realize it was such a major update. After I did the update the old theme did not work on the new version no more. SO I had to get a new theme. The new theme is very much mobile device friendly. I will still see if I can get some of the links like active top...
by pietpetoors
Sun Feb 05, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: Web Related Discussions and Suggestions
Topic: New Style Feb 2017
Replies: 86
Views: 6088

Re: New Style Feb 2017

If anybody is looking for the "Active Topics" or "Your Post", etc links, click the Quick links button at the very top left of the screen.
by pietpetoors
Sun Feb 05, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Web Related Discussions and Suggestions
Topic: New Style Feb 2017
Replies: 86
Views: 6088

Re: New Style Jul 2015

Hi, I did an update to the forum software today :frustrated: and it seems as if the style is not yet compatible with the latest version. It might display funny characters on your screen. I am working on the problem, please be patient.

:frustrated: :irate: :excited:
by pietpetoors
Sun Feb 05, 2017 11:38 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Somebody in JHB South to check out bike
Replies: 6
Views: 155

Re: Somebody in JHB South to check out bike

I am looking for a good condition, low mileage Honda CD200. As long is it has low millage and is in very good shape I do not mind the year model. I had several of those many, many moons ago and of all the bikes I had, the CD200 and first gen BWM 650GS remains my favorites. I now want a CD200 for dai...
by pietpetoors
Sun Feb 05, 2017 10:18 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Somebody in JHB South to check out bike
Replies: 6
Views: 155

Somebody in JHB South to check out bike

Is there somebody who is staying in , or close to, Forest Hill in the south of Jo'burg who can go check out a bike for me please.
It is close to Turffontein and Rosettenville
by pietpetoors
Tue Jan 31, 2017 9:45 am
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: Yaris, verloor krag
Replies: 5
Views: 152

Re: Yaris, verloor krag

Moet seker los konneksie wees. My suster se Run-X doen dieselle al vir drie jaar en was seker al 4 keer by Toyota en daar is ook niks fout met hom. Wat met die Run-X help is wanneer hy dit doen, skakel hom heel af en start hom weer dan is hy weer reg. Probeer dit volgende keer met die Yaris. Sulke f...
by pietpetoors
Sun Jan 29, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: SOLD - 2012 Toyota Aygo 3 Door Wild - R80k SOLD
Replies: 0
Views: 133

SOLD - 2012 Toyota Aygo 3 Door Wild - R80k SOLD

Toyota Aygo Wild in very good condition. Accident free, 100% original, well looked after, ideal student car. My wife drives it and gets 17 km/l I am the second owner, had it since 14,000km. New tyres, fitted 5,000 km ago. Has original factory fitted radio, but I fitted extra speakers and also a MP3 ...
by pietpetoors
Mon Jan 23, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Auto Pilot a reality
Replies: 21
Views: 1011

Re: Auto Pilot a reality

https://chargedevs.com/newswire/nhtsa-finds-tesla-not-at-fault-in-fatal-autopilot-crash/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; It was a tragic milestone: last May, Joshua Brown, “a friend to Tesla and the broader EV community,” became the first person to die in a crash that occurred while h...
by pietpetoors
Mon Jan 23, 2017 6:24 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 22R rebuild - what do you think of this job?
Replies: 26
Views: 635

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

You can use a head gasket only once. If they stripped the engine and re used the head gasket it will leak. Sometimes it wont leak immidiately but eventually it will. My guess is that they re used the head gasket.
by pietpetoors
Sun Jan 22, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Engines to avoid
Replies: 7
Views: 455

Re: Engines to avoid

Wow, that is impressive.
by pietpetoors
Sun Jan 22, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Engines to avoid
Replies: 7
Views: 455

Re: Engines to avoid

I doubt that somebody will consider it an option for conversion into a Hilux
by pietpetoors
Fri Jan 20, 2017 1:52 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: What to do with old motor oil??
Replies: 8
Views: 230

Re: What to do with old motor oil??

Engine oil refineries has been there sine I can remember.
I remember even in the little Free State town where I grew up was an Oilkol refinery, don't know if it still is there.
by pietpetoors
Fri Jan 20, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: What to do with old motor oil??
Replies: 8
Views: 230

Re: What to do with old motor oil??

Mechanical workshops have a facility where OilKol can collect it from it. I just take mine to the local workshop or Speedy. So far they do not have a problem receiving it.
by pietpetoors
Fri Jan 20, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Engines to avoid
Replies: 7
Views: 455

Re: Engines to avoid

Also found this one interesting , the comment on the VW 1.8 Turbo. On my Auris 2.0 D4D the guy at Toyota said I must use Synthetic oil and I did exactly as described below, decided it is a load of crap and opted for normal oil. So it seems like sometimes there is a reason, besides making more money,...
by pietpetoors
Fri Jan 20, 2017 10:02 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Engines to avoid
Replies: 7
Views: 455

Engines to avoid

I found this very interesting, maybe can help somebody who are thinking about conversion choices. Quoted from http://www.wheels.ca/news/here-are-8-engines-you-should-avoid/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Toyota 3.0 L V6 Toyota’s 3.0 L V-6 is prone to clotting with oil sludge and seiz...
by pietpetoors
Fri Jan 20, 2017 9:55 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: HELP IDENTIFY THE CAUSE
Replies: 12
Views: 335

Re: HELP IDENTIFY THE CAUSE

Thats normal, sometimes even with new hoses you buy, some have that white powder on and others not. Must have something to do with either the manufacturing process or the composition of the rubber. If it wipes off I would not replace the pipe unless it gets hard or starts to crack. As I said I bough...
by pietpetoors
Thu Jan 12, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Thursday Laugh
Replies: 3
Views: 167

Re: Thursday Laugh

kort n snorkel voor hy verder gaan ...
Gelukkig het hy dit ook besef, dit is hoekom hy gestop het.
by pietpetoors
Thu Jan 12, 2017 8:10 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Weskus en Karoo so vinnig besoek
Replies: 14
Views: 456

Re: Weskus en Karoo so vinnig besoek

Shoe jy het al die mooi plekke besoek.
Jammer ek was nie hier toe jy hier was.

Daai Prado van jou lyk mooi.
by pietpetoors
Tue Jan 10, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What happened today.
Replies: 9
Views: 248

Re: What happened today.

Wow, enjoy, smooth sailing :thumbup:
by pietpetoors
Sun Jan 08, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Dakar 2017
Replies: 37
Views: 1101

Re: Dakar 2017

Hy is tans agste, uur en agt minute agter.
by pietpetoors
Sat Jan 07, 2017 7:47 am
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Auto Pilot a reality
Replies: 21
Views: 1011

Re: Auto Pilot a reality

Ek glo dis net tyd voor versekering eers die data wil sien voor hulle enige eise sal hanteer ......
Hulle doen dit reeds met sekere groot eise veral waar vermoed word dat hoë spoed oorsaak was.
by pietpetoors
Fri Jan 06, 2017 12:51 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Auto Pilot a reality
Replies: 21
Views: 1011

Re: Auto Pilot a reality

Cassie die een waar die ou dood is, het die ou te vinnig gery en hy het nie sy hande op die stuurwiel gesit toe die sisteem hom herhaaldelik gewaarsku het nie. Die sisteem was toe nog in toetsfase. "Hulle" het dus net vertel van die ongeluk, maar nie die volle verhaal nie.
by pietpetoors
Fri Jan 06, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Auto Pilot a reality
Replies: 21
Views: 1011

Re: Auto Pilot a reality

Check out the video on this page on a Tesla predicting an accident and stopping in time.

http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/tesla- ... d=44437198" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by pietpetoors
Thu Jan 05, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Accessories for Sale
Topic: 2nd hand LED Spots and Bars for sale
Replies: 11
Views: 653

Re: 2nd hand LED Spots and Bars for sale

Unfortunately not.
by pietpetoors
Wed Jan 04, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Old Car Speed Records
Replies: 2
Views: 135

Re: Old Car Speed Records

In the same article; This petrol car is amazing, check the size of that piston. 25 liter V8 in 1905 This 1905 one-off Darracq appears to be the very first car built from scratch to contain a V8 engine. And what an engine it was. Four sets of pair-cast cylinders with a swept volume of 25,422 cc produ...
by pietpetoors
Wed Jan 04, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Old Car Speed Records
Replies: 2
Views: 135

Old Car Speed Records

Interesting to see most land speed records between 1898 and 1899 were held by electric cars.

http://newatlas.com/worlds-fastest-prod ... 914/46196/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by pietpetoors
Wed Jan 04, 2017 11:05 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Amper...
Replies: 19
Views: 614

Re: Amper...

Verbysteek op n blinde draai met sperstreep... :shock2: Ek wonder hoeveel dood word veroorsaak deur paaie wat sleg gemerk is, kyk mooi daar is stippellyn aan die aankomende verkeer (rooi kar) se kant, die sper streep is aan Rood se kant. Die ou wat die strepe geverf het, het eerste aangejaag en die...
by pietpetoors
Tue Jan 03, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Amper...
Replies: 19
Views: 614

Re: Amper...

Edgars het nou 'n special op skoon onderbroeke!

Jy is baie gelukkig!

Het daai rooi kar dit gemaak na hy teruggedraai het?
by pietpetoors
Tue Jan 03, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Dakar 2017
Replies: 37
Views: 1101

Re: Dakar 2017

Are they using the buggies or did they go 4x4?
by pietpetoors
Tue Jan 03, 2017 8:37 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Evening all ... Moz Surf Member
Replies: 4
Views: 127

Re: Evening all ... Moz Surf Member

Welcome Keith, please post a pic of your Surf, those are very nice vehicles.
by pietpetoors
Tue Jan 03, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Swakop Dunes and Henties
Replies: 9
Views: 313

Re: Swakop Dunes and Henties

Ag nee Pieter daar is mos nie n manier wat n mens Henties toe gaan met n plat kar nie. Ek weet, maar ons tyd was beperk en dit het net nie vir my sin gemaak om R10k se petrol uit te ry net om 3 dae by die familie te kuier nie. As ek R10k aan petrol moet spandeer doen ek dit eerder terwyl ek grondpa...
by pietpetoors
Tue Jan 03, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Swakop Dunes and Henties
Replies: 9
Views: 313

Re: Swakop Dunes and Henties

Some more holiday pics
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