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by pietpetoors
Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Dakar 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 229

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: 235

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: 235

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: 235

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: 235

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: 2555

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: 1836

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: 235

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: 12
Views: 572

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: 233

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: 233

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: 7
Views: 229

Re: Dakar 2018

Dankie George
by pietpetoors
Sun Jan 07, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: Where it all started
Replies: 7
Views: 233

Where it all started

where-it-all-started.jpg
Where it all started
by pietpetoors
Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Dakar 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 229

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: 7
Views: 229

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: 421

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: 421

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: 156

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: 156

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: 156

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: 156

Re: Injector Rebuild

Velen Dank :thumbup:
by pietpetoors
Wed Jan 03, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Injector Rebuild
Replies: 6
Views: 156

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: 421

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: 125

Re: Ivory trade officially closed down in China

Code: Select all

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: 100

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: 125

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: 156

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: 202

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: 154

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: 108

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: 154

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: 154

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: 283

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: 508

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: 2480

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: 595

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.
by pietpetoors
Tue Nov 28, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: 4x4Direct Snorkel Warranty
Replies: 17
Views: 595

Re: 4x4Direct Snorkel Warranty

Is dit Dewald?
by pietpetoors
Tue Nov 28, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: 4x4Direct Snorkel Warranty
Replies: 17
Views: 595

Re: 4x4Direct Snorkel Warranty

Geld vir al ons snorkels.

Ons Kaap tak is naaste aan julle:
021-981-7189 jy kan daar met Trevor praat
by pietpetoors
Tue Nov 28, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: W/C Year end function 24-26 November 2017..FULL.. sorry
Replies: 48
Views: 2534

Re: W/C Year end function 24-26 November 2017..FULL.. sorry

Dit lyk of dit 'n baie lekker naweek was, is baie speit ek het dit gemis.
by pietpetoors
Tue Nov 28, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Where can i have hilux modified in jnb?
Replies: 2
Views: 122

Re: Where can i have hilux modified in jnb?

So why don't you have it fitted by LAS themselves?

Ask Neil at 4x4 Direct in Boksburg, opposite the EastRand Mall, he might have time to fit it in.
011-823-5319

See:
http://www.4x4direct.co.za/blog/where-we-are/
by pietpetoors
Tue Nov 28, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: 4x4Direct Snorkel Warranty
Replies: 17
Views: 595

Re: 4x4Direct Snorkel Warranty

Ag wee jy , ons is trots op ons produkte, daar is nie 'n manier wat ons jou 'n koue skouer gaan gee as jy 'n probleem het. Ons het 'n paar jaar terug by 'n ander plaaslike invoerder ook snorkels gekoop as ons voorraad opgeraak het. Ek kan dus nie die waarborg maak van die begin af want ons weet nie ...
by pietpetoors
Tue Nov 28, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: 4x4Direct Snorkel Warranty
Replies: 17
Views: 595

Re: 4x4Direct Snorkel Warranty

Wat is unfair?
by pietpetoors
Tue Nov 28, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: 4x4Direct Snorkel Warranty
Replies: 17
Views: 595

4x4Direct Snorkel Warranty

All 4x4 Direct snorkels sold on- or after Friday 24 Nov 2017 will have a Lifetime Warranty for cracking and/or fading. After 7 years of importing and selling our snorkels we are confident to back this warranty. Only fine print is that this is under normal use, if your vehicle roll over and it cracks...
by pietpetoors
Mon Nov 27, 2017 10:44 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Electric Vespa
Replies: 2
Views: 184

Electric Vespa

This will be a nice bike to own: https://chargedevs.com/newswire/vespa-electric-scooter-to-arrive-in-2018-italian-streets-will-never-be-the-same/ The Vespa is one of the most iconic symbols of Italian life, familiar from 1953’s Roman Holiday and a hundred other beloved movies. Never one to be left b...
by pietpetoors
Sun Nov 26, 2017 6:56 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Nuut hier
Replies: 5
Views: 241

Re: Nuut hier

Welkom Danie, hoop jy leer so paar dinge hier. Geniet die Hilux. Wat doen jy in Mosambiek?
by pietpetoors
Fri Nov 24, 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Post your Dec 2017 holiday trip report and win!
Replies: 12
Views: 572

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

Agree, was a good idea, we have some creative guys on the club committee now.
by pietpetoors
Fri Nov 24, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Hallo uit 'n koue Sutherland
Replies: 34
Views: 2215

Re: Hallo uit 'n koue Sutherland

Daai klink na 'n bargain
by pietpetoors
Fri Nov 24, 2017 5:56 am
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: 4x4 Direct's Black Friday deals
Replies: 0
Views: 234

4x4 Direct's Black Friday deals

Good Morning Dames en Here
I added our Black Friday deals at http://www.4x4direct.co.za/930-2017-black-friday

These deals are only while stock lasts and only valid today, 24 Nov 2017 (We doing black Friday, not black week like some)

Enjoy !
by pietpetoors
Wed Nov 22, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Post your Dec 2017 holiday trip report and win!
Replies: 12
Views: 572

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 . By the end of January we will create a poll where members can vote for their favorite trip report. The winner will w...
by pietpetoors
Tue Nov 21, 2017 1:09 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Hallo uit 'n koue Sutherland
Replies: 34
Views: 2215

Re: Hallo uit 'n koue Sutherland

Dis baie mooi daar, moet beslis op klub se kortlys van roetes wees vir volgende jaar.
by pietpetoors
Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:29 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Hallo uit 'n koue Sutherland
Replies: 34
Views: 2215

Re: Hallo uit 'n koue Sutherland

Wonderlik, ek gaan hom beslis koop.
by pietpetoors
Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:31 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 2018 Facelift Hilux
Replies: 10
Views: 669

Re: 2018 Facelift Hilux

Don't want to rain on your parade, but am I the only one who thinks that looks like a Ford with a Toyota badge ?? Ha ha, Daan, anything is better than the current front bumper design. The Ford does look better than the current Revo, so even if Toyota have to copy the Ford looks to get their Hilux t...
by pietpetoors
Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 292
Views: 21729

Re: Long overdue project.

I feel your pain, I had to remove my Pontiac's fresh motor as well, it is a horrible feeling.
Good Luck :thumbup:
by pietpetoors
Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 2018 Facelift Hilux
Replies: 10
Views: 669

Re: 2018 Facelift Hilux

Stem saam, as daai die nuwe gesig van die 2018 Hilux gaan wees gaan Toyota hulle bakkie mark terugkry wat hulle verloor het.
by pietpetoors
Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:41 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 2018 Facelift Hilux
Replies: 10
Views: 669

2018 Facelift Hilux

If it is true, it seems like they eventually got rid of the ugly shark nose look.

This looks much better:
2018-hilux.jpg
2018 Hilux
http://www.caradvice.com.au/601618/2018 ... make-over/
by pietpetoors
Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hilux possible turbo failure
Replies: 4
Views: 361

Re: Hilux possible turbo failure

Some metal scats found in the intercooler. Marnus why would there be metal scats in the intercooler? The intercooler comes mos before the pistons. Rest of symptoms also sound to me that something inside got damaged. Maybe something went wrong somewhere which caused the metal inside the intercooler ...
by pietpetoors
Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:19 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: I Joined the 90 club
Replies: 47
Views: 3947

Re: I Joined the 90 club

Foto is bietjie onduidelik, kan jy dit dalk oorneem met die Cederberge in die agtergrond, regtewiel op 'n groot klip en die son wat op die bumper skyn?

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