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by pietpetoors
Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Reach for a Dream Fundraising Event 10 March 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 55

Reach for a Dream Fundraising Event 10 March 2018

The Hilux4x4 Club will participate in the RFAD Fundraising event on 10 March 2018. I posted details about RFAD and the event below. We do have a team who indicated that they will participate and hopefully they will all confirm by the end of this coming week. Besides having a great team we also need ...
by pietpetoors
Thu Feb 15, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: Polls
Topic: holiday trip report competition
Replies: 19
Views: 769

Re: holiday trip report competition

Neil handing over Robbie's prize
Congratulations Robbie
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Robbie ontvang sy prys
by pietpetoors
Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: holiday trip report competition
Replies: 19
Views: 769

Re: holiday trip report competition

Well done Robbie for taking the first place and Johan in second place.

As I said, all those reports were excellent. That you for everybody who put in some effort to write their reports.
by pietpetoors
Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:39 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Post your Dec 2017 holiday trip report and win!
Replies: 39
Views: 2513

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

See I created the post at 21h39, so I will close the voting tonight
by pietpetoors
Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: New sliders for Rooies
Replies: 8
Views: 323

Re: New sliders for Rooies

Only one issue. The galvanizers decided, in their wisdom, and despite me drilling it full of holes, that they had to drill more holes in the outside face of the driver's side one but not the passenger side one.


:o: :shock2: :slap: :slap: :slap: :aggresive:
by pietpetoors
Thu Feb 08, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: New sliders for Rooies
Replies: 8
Views: 323

Re: New sliders for Rooies

I like your design, looks very nice
by pietpetoors
Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Post your Dec 2017 holiday trip report and win!
Replies: 39
Views: 2513

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

Members can now vote at:
http://www.hilux4x4.co.za/views/viewtop ... 57&t=43351

I also sent out an email via the forum to get everybody's attention for voting.

The 4 guys who submitted reports, how long time do you think is fair to keep the poll open?
3 days or a week?
by pietpetoors
Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: holiday trip report competition
Replies: 19
Views: 769

Re: holiday trip report competition

Thank you to the guys who created the poll.
All them reports are great, makes it very difficult to choose.
by pietpetoors
Mon Feb 05, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Accessories for Sale
Topic: Vigo Rollbar - R800.00
Replies: 0
Views: 110

Vigo Rollbar - R800.00

I have a Stainless Steel rollbar for vigo for sale.

It has worked, so it has some scratches on the top where you load stuff.

R800.00
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by pietpetoors
Wed Jan 31, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Post your Dec 2017 holiday trip report and win!
Replies: 39
Views: 2513

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

The Hilux Club decided to run a competition for the best trip report posted this holiday season. All you have to do is post your trip report with pictures in the trip report section . If you do not post your trip report in your own unique new topic it will not be evaluated. By the end of January we...
by pietpetoors
Wed Jan 31, 2018 8:05 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Post your Dec 2017 holiday trip report and win!
Replies: 39
Views: 2513

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

Nei, want as almal hulle sin hier begin post gaan ons nie meer kan kophou van wie was op watter vakansie nie en later nie weet wie se vrou is wiese en watter kar was saam watter mense. :D:
by pietpetoors
Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Post your Dec 2017 holiday trip report and win!
Replies: 39
Views: 2513

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

Ons kannie waggie, sit dit net asb op sy eie topic
by pietpetoors
Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Fuel pump experts help please'- V6 Hilux
Replies: 11
Views: 328

Re: Fuel pump experts help please'- V6 Hilux

Disel electric sells Bosch pump and they have different flow rates. I suggest you call them and explain the problem and let them suggest a pump with higher flow rate.
by pietpetoors
Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Oil change intervals.
Replies: 2
Views: 130

Re: Oil change intervals.

Oil is not as expensive as an engine rebuild. Even on a new vehicle where they say it is not necessary, I still let the agents do it. If you look at the inside of your cylinders after you received it from the engineering shop. It was not as shiny as a used engine, it looked like sanded metal. After ...
by pietpetoors
Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM
Replies: 34
Views: 666

Re: Roads less travelled to Destination unknown by JohanM

WOW, julle het omtrent wyd gery.
Baie mooi fotos.
Dankie, was lekker om te lees.
by pietpetoors
Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: 3.0 D4D engine into SFA
Replies: 15
Views: 532

Re: 3.0 D4D engine into SFA

If you have the ECU and wiring harnass it should be possible.
Think D4D and KZ Blocks are the same so you should be able to fit it to KZ box..... if you can find one.

D4D box has output shafts on the wrong side.
by pietpetoors
Sun Jan 28, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Toyota recall on air bags
Replies: 4
Views: 266

Re: Toyota recall on air bags

Yip, they ordered mine but said it will only be at the dealer by about 15 Feb
by pietpetoors
Sat Jan 27, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Camry ECU Unit
Replies: 5
Views: 125

Re: Camry ECU Unit

https://www.gumtree.co.za/a-car-replace ... 0824523709

Hoor by hulle, laat weet as ons moet help om dit te gaan kry.
by pietpetoors
Fri Jan 26, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Toyota recall on air bags
Replies: 4
Views: 266

Toyota SA recall for airbags 2002-2015 models

Received sms that my Auris must get new airbags. I see there are more than 700,000 Toyotas affected. “And customers can go to our website, enter their VIN numbers to check if their vehicle is applicable.” http://toyota.co.za/recall BUT TAKE NOTE: Rather call them and asked. I just entered my vehicle...
by pietpetoors
Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Rumbling noise
Replies: 7
Views: 187

Re: Rumbling noise

Sounds like your release bearing. This is the bearing which runs on your pressure plate when you apply the clutch. When you release the clutch the bearing do not touch the clutch no more. That is why it only makes the sounds when you apply the clutch. Will have to remove the gearbox and replace it. ...
by pietpetoors
Tue Jan 23, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: SFA Hilux Rebuild/3UZ Lexus Conversion
Replies: 130
Views: 8804

Re: SFA Hilux Rebuild/3UZ Lexus Conversion

Not sure how to get videos up here, I have some start up, first drive for evidence ofcourse :tease: :lmao:
Upload it to youtube, then get the share link on youtube and paste it in the forum between the "Video" link

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[video]http://youryoutubelinkhere.com[/video]
by pietpetoors
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:07 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Injector Seals
Replies: 7
Views: 227

Re: Injector Seals

Well dome Henk and thanx for sharing
by pietpetoors
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Dakar 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 369

Re: Dakar 2018

I am a bit late with my post, was away for the weekend.
Congratulations to the Toyota Gazoo team with 2nd and 3rd place and to Giniel with his 3rd place!
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Dakar 2018 results
by pietpetoors
Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Dakar 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 369

Re: Dakar 2018

Sien Hennie de Klerk is sover 30ste.

Geniel 5de algemeen.

3de, 4de en 5 plekke sover is Toyota.
by pietpetoors
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: KZTE Gearbox wanted
Replies: 11
Views: 314

Re: KZTE Gearbox wanted

No I haven't, I want someting simple.
by pietpetoors
Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: KZTE Gearbox wanted
Replies: 11
Views: 314

Re: KZTE Gearbox wanted

To me performance is not the major thing. I like torque, if I never have to rev the engine above 3,000 rpm I would be happy. George gets 8km/l with his Prado, I get between 6 and 6.5 with the Hilux. Fuel economy will either be the same or better. We once towed an old Landy on a car trailer for Barry...
by pietpetoors
Sat Jan 13, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: KZTE Gearbox wanted
Replies: 11
Views: 314

Re: KZTE Gearbox wanted

MMmmmm , no 1UZ not for me

5VZ
by pietpetoors
Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: KZTE Gearbox wanted
Replies: 11
Views: 314

Re: KZTE Gearbox wanted

Ha ha, I was dumbstruck, I could not beleieve that I could miss the obvious.

By this time I should know where to find it. :D:
by pietpetoors
Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: My 1985 hilux 4 runner 3y carby needs a new engine .
Replies: 20
Views: 2658

Re: My 1985 hilux 4 runner 3y carby needs a new engine .

That is good to know. Have you always used the same oil? I find some oils go black and sticky quicker than others
by pietpetoors
Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Web Related Discussions and Suggestions
Topic: Refurbishing old 4x4 Hilux in Cape Town
Replies: 20
Views: 1987

Re: Refurbishing old 4x4 Hilux in Cape Town

Supersprings works very well, they help so the back does not hang that quickly. EFi is smoother and a bit better fuel economy. But looking at the amount of money you have to spend and how scares the components are to do it, I would rather spend my money on a proper carb rebuild or new carb. There is...
by pietpetoors
Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: KZTE Gearbox wanted
Replies: 11
Views: 314

KZTE Gearbox wanted

I am looking for a R151 KZTE 4x4 Gearbox.

If you know where I can find one please let me know.
by pietpetoors
Mon Jan 08, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Post your Dec 2017 holiday trip report and win!
Replies: 39
Views: 2513

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

I do not see yours yet
by pietpetoors
Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:26 am
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: Where it all started
Replies: 7
Views: 324

Re: Where it all started

Dalk het ek en Apple iets in gemeen
by pietpetoors
Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: Where it all started
Replies: 7
Views: 324

Re: Where it all started

Great Eric, jy is darem skerp so vroeg in die oggend. :lmao:
by pietpetoors
Mon Jan 08, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Dakar 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 369

Re: Dakar 2018

Dankie George
by pietpetoors
Sun Jan 07, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: Where it all started
Replies: 7
Views: 324

Where it all started

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Where it all started
by pietpetoors
Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Dakar 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 369

Re: Dakar 2018

The new car, known internally as the IMA model of the Toyota Hilux, features an Independent rear suspension, Mid-mounted engine, and All-wheel drive. The engine now sits just behind the front wheels, in between and slightly below the crew. The independent rear suspension has been retained, though th...
by pietpetoors
Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Dakar 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 369

Dakar 2018

I see Dakar has a Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/dakar I do not see much of the specs of the new Hilux https://www.goodthingsguy.com/sport/dakar-2018/ There is another SOuth African in an Amarok as well. Private entry, Hennie de Klerk's 5 litre Amarok http://www.rallystar.net/the-dakar...
by pietpetoors
Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: Hilux 4x4 vir R 28,990 MOERSE bargain
Replies: 9
Views: 546

Re: Hilux 4x4 vir R 28,990 MOERSE bargain

Die een het nie prys nie, maar lyk na baie mooi trokkie https://www.gumtree.co.za/a-cars-bakkies/beaufort-west/1987-toyota-hilux-single-cab-2-2-petrol/1002185415900911312551709?utm_source=criteo&utm_medium=banner&utm_content=110113_Automotive&utm_term=Co-M-LowerFunnel&utm_campaign=Cars+-+Western%20C...
by pietpetoors
Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: Hilux 4x4 vir R 28,990 MOERSE bargain
Replies: 9
Views: 546

Re: Hilux 4x4 vir R 28,990 MOERSE bargain

I often see muscle cars at a tremendous bargain, then 6 hours later the ad is gone. I think they do it so they can not be easily traced. Once they caught their victim or victims they remove the ads completely.
by pietpetoors
Thu Jan 04, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Injector Rebuild
Replies: 6
Views: 240

Re: Injector Rebuild

Het hulle probeer bel , maar lyk my hulle hou nog vakansie, sal maar volgende week weer probeer
by pietpetoors
Thu Jan 04, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Injector Rebuild
Replies: 6
Views: 240

Re: Injector Rebuild

They now have special tools to do it
by pietpetoors
Wed Jan 03, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: Walvis bay dune trails?
Replies: 6
Views: 215

Re: Walvis bay dune trails?

Will you please post pictures after the trip?
by pietpetoors
Wed Jan 03, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Injector Rebuild
Replies: 6
Views: 240

Re: Injector Rebuild

Velen Dank :thumbup:
by pietpetoors
Wed Jan 03, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Injector Rebuild
Replies: 6
Views: 240

Injector Rebuild

Somewhere somebody once posted that there is a company in Stellenbosch who can now rebuild D4D and KZTE Injectors.

Does somebody have the name of the company please?
by pietpetoors
Wed Jan 03, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: Hilux 4x4 vir R 28,990 MOERSE bargain
Replies: 9
Views: 546

Re: Hilux 4x4 vir R 28,990 MOERSE bargain

Sal seker nie skade doen om uit te vind, maar meeste scammers wat ek nog tee gekom het adverteer gewoonlik in daai Inner city/Bruma area. Bel maar en as hulle allerhande snaakse stories het, los dit, veral as baie mense die trokkie soek en jy deposito moet betaal sodat hulle hom vir jou kan hou. Dal...
by pietpetoors
Tue Jan 02, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Ivory trade officially closed down in China
Replies: 3
Views: 183

Re: Ivory trade officially closed down in China

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as the world started 2018 a step closer to a land free of the slaughter of endangered animals.
Glo die renosterhoring sal nog kom.
by pietpetoors
Tue Jan 02, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: 16,000 electric busses in one City
Replies: 1
Views: 151

16,000 electric busses in one City

Imagine this, 16,000 public transport busses in ONE City. Best of all they are now all electric. https://chargedevs.com/newswire/shenzhen-goes-fully-electric-with-over-16000-electric-buses/ The Chinese megacity of 12 million, which has been adding electric buses to its fleet for years, has now annou...
by pietpetoors
Tue Jan 02, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Ivory trade officially closed down in China
Replies: 3
Views: 183

Ivory trade officially closed down in China

Now let's hope Rhino trade is next The doors to the ivory trade in China closed on Sunday, as the world started 2018 a step closer to a land free of the slaughter of endangered animals. That was the message from the State Forestry Administration, which said the country has honored its commitment to ...
by pietpetoors
Mon Jan 01, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: Walvis bay dune trails?
Replies: 6
Views: 215

Re: Walvis bay dune trails?

Call Don, he is in Swakop. If he do not have a tour on at the moment he goes to the dunes often. +264 81 775 2886 . Maybe you are lucky enough to join them.
by pietpetoors
Sun Dec 31, 2017 8:53 am
Forum: Eastern Cape
Topic: Nahoon dam / valley
Replies: 5
Views: 262

Re: Nahoon dam / valley

:D:
Even them circle locks you get different quality, make sure it is a Yale

Some really good pics. Looks like a nice trail.
by pietpetoors
Sun Dec 31, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: Web Related Discussions and Suggestions
Topic: Tap Talk App for this forum
Replies: 4
Views: 210

Re: Tap Talk App for this forum

Thank you Shane
by pietpetoors
Fri Dec 29, 2017 10:26 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 1kd engine losing power
Replies: 1
Views: 176

Re: 1kd engine losing power

Check at the Turbo if ALL the pipes are properly connected. Sometimes a pipe at the turbo gets loose which can cause loss of power.
by pietpetoors
Fri Dec 29, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: Web Related Discussions and Suggestions
Topic: Tap Talk App for this forum
Replies: 4
Views: 210

Re: Tap Talk App for this forum

Try it now and please let me know if it is working
by pietpetoors
Fri Dec 29, 2017 8:36 am
Forum: Web Related Discussions and Suggestions
Topic: Tap Talk App for this forum
Replies: 4
Views: 210

Re: Tap Talk App for this forum

Is supposed to be there, I will look into it. I never use it so I do not know when it stops working
by pietpetoors
Thu Dec 28, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Building custom camper
Replies: 5
Views: 353

Re: Building custom camper

Not sure, if you build a camper with overhanging bed section, what does the roof of the bakkie has to do with it? Won't the bed section slide out of the camper and the camper attached to the load bay of the bakkie?
by pietpetoors
Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:49 pm
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: Weber retroject as EFI option?
Replies: 15
Views: 544

Re: Weber retroject as EFI option?

Not sure how it works if they say you can add ANY aftermarket ECU. Maybe they have different wiring kits for different aftermarket ECUs The critical dimensions are identical including positioning of throttle lever and throttle rotation, so it will be possible to remove a Weber twin choke carb., bolt...
by pietpetoors
Wed Dec 06, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Replacing a 2.5d4d with a 3.0d4d engine???
Replies: 14
Views: 2624

Re: Replacing a 2.5d4d with a 3.0d4d engine???

Thank you sibusiso, that is valuable information.
So the sump and oil pickup change is only when you want to install it in a Quantum, not a bakkie, bakkie I presume you keep the original sump?
by pietpetoors
Wed Nov 29, 2017 6:54 am
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: 4x4Direct Snorkel Warranty
Replies: 17
Views: 692

Re: 4x4Direct Snorkel Warranty

Die template is in die boks, lees net mooi op die template, die een line jy op met bokant van fender en die ander een line jy op met onderkant van fender.

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