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by the BuTch3R
Wed Sep 07, 2016 9:23 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Hallo uit 'n koue Sutherland
Replies: 27
Views: 1495

Re: Hallo uit 'n koue Sutherland

Looks really inviting! Well done Martin, and best of luck.

Sent from my D5803 using Tapatalk
by the BuTch3R
Tue Mar 01, 2016 5:19 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Fuel Tank Hose Replacement
Replies: 6
Views: 1451

Re: Fuel Tank Hose Replacement

Fuel loss hardly noticeable on the 4l V6...
by the BuTch3R
Tue Mar 01, 2016 2:11 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Fuel Tank Hose Replacement
Replies: 6
Views: 1451

Re: Fuel Tank Hose Replacement

Got the new part installed. Easy job, even by my standards...

Attached a pic of the worn part. If you look carefully you'll see a hairline crack on the hose where the fuel was spilling out of.... :shock:

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by the BuTch3R
Fri Oct 09, 2015 3:58 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Meet BONES
Replies: 30
Views: 2458

Re: Meet BONES

Finally got around to fitting my bumper, KC's and snorkel. :cooldude:
Dual battery and Frontrunner drawer system fitted too... roofrack to follow ...and maybe some new rubber :shh:
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by the BuTch3R
Sun Jul 05, 2015 4:54 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Tapatalk
Replies: 68
Views: 3378

Re: Tapatalk

Shaun, try it in your normal browser, it should be easier to work through than it was when using Tapatalk. Automatic resizing of the forum content and borders is one of the new features of this new style. -F_D Yeah, it does work better than before through the normal phone browser, however there are...
by the BuTch3R
Sun Jul 05, 2015 4:16 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Tapatalk
Replies: 68
Views: 3378

Re: Tapatalk

Anybody else struggling to connect via tapatalk since yesterday?
by the BuTch3R
Wed Jul 01, 2015 9:09 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Fuel Tank Hose Replacement
Replies: 6
Views: 1451

Re: Fuel Tank Hose Replacement

Thanks bud. That's what I was hoping to hear :thumbup:

I've ordered the part. R399.
by the BuTch3R
Tue Jun 30, 2015 3:51 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Fuel Tank Hose Replacement
Replies: 6
Views: 1451

Fuel Tank Hose Replacement

Need some advice from the slim okes. While fuelling the Prado on the weekend I noticed some fuel running out from underneath the tank. Upon closer inspection I found that the short hose between the main and the aux tank has perished and cracked. I managed to trace the part which I believe to be the ...
by the BuTch3R
Fri Jun 12, 2015 3:40 pm
Forum: Recovery Equipment
Topic: Self Recovery - Max Trax
Replies: 13
Views: 4530

Re: Self Recovery - Max Trax

Pieter, you were selling pvc grid sand ladders not so long ago. These were great, could be used for bridging too.

Any chance of getting more in?
by the BuTch3R
Fri Jun 12, 2015 3:33 pm
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: 4x4Direct lights up our world
Replies: 35
Views: 2022

Re: 4x4Direct lights up our world

Chris, what's a suicide lead?

Sorry, slightly off topic
by the BuTch3R
Thu Jun 11, 2015 8:37 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: they are amongst us??
Replies: 11
Views: 322

Re: they are amongst us??

yes there is money to be made in refuse ...................right under our noses all the time Nobody knows that better than the homeless. Here on a Monday morning they parade the streets with their trolleys and carts "recycling" the waste from our municipal bins.....leaving a trail of litter behind...
by the BuTch3R
Wed Jun 10, 2015 6:28 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: WANTED: SFA Loadbin and Fender
Replies: 5
Views: 381

Re: WANTED: SFA Loadbin and Fender

Attaching "pity pics"........

NOT FOR SENSITIVE VIEWERS

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by the BuTch3R
Wed Jun 10, 2015 6:21 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: WANTED: SFA Loadbin and Fender
Replies: 5
Views: 381

Re: WANTED: SFA Loadbin and Fender

Still looking for a fender and loadbin if anyone in Kaapstad has one lying around..... :blink:
by the BuTch3R
Wed Jun 10, 2015 12:45 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: they are amongst us??
Replies: 11
Views: 322

Re: they are amongst us??

....see the sticker on the door

"SIMPLICITY".....you're doing it wrong :slap:
by the BuTch3R
Wed Jun 10, 2015 6:50 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Prado 90 vs 120?
Replies: 14
Views: 2800

Re: Prado 90 vs 120?

Nice. With all those extras, there's less to do to get her overlanding ready :thumbup;
by the BuTch3R
Tue Jun 09, 2015 6:15 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Wow!!! I want one!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 348

Re: Wow!!! I want one!!!

Very cool!

Father's Day coming up soon.... :think:
by the BuTch3R
Tue Jun 09, 2015 11:04 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Meet BONES
Replies: 30
Views: 2458

Re: Meet BONES

Took a trip out to Kagga Kamma this past weekend. Beautiful part of the world and such an awesome drive from Cape Town - didn't want the road to end...

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by the BuTch3R
Thu Jun 04, 2015 4:53 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: My Long Lost Friend... Bolt!
Replies: 4
Views: 256

Re: My Long Lost Friend... Bolt!

swartvark wrote:Bolt is still the only bakkie that ever did a recovery for Swartvark......
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Yup, I too had the pleasure of being dragged down the street by that handsome beast :thumbup:

...looks like he's still rolling on that sameset of khumo's ;-)
by the BuTch3R
Fri May 15, 2015 8:15 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Prado 90 vs 120?
Replies: 14
Views: 2800

Re: Prado 90 vs 120?

Congrats Nick. You will not regret it. I've also recently purchased a 120 and absolutely loving it. The power is awesome and ride comfort is phenomenal. Fuel consumption is the only downside though.... Very difficult not to have a heavy foot once you've felt those horses (twisted)
by the BuTch3R
Wed May 13, 2015 3:20 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Baviaanskloof - April 2015
Replies: 27
Views: 2052

Re: Baviaanskloof - April 2015

Looks spectacular Thys. Definitely adding this to my to do list. Thanks for sharing ;)
by the BuTch3R
Sun Apr 26, 2015 10:25 am
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: Next GTG April 2015
Replies: 31
Views: 1924

Re: Next GTG April 2015

You guys still on for tomorrow at Welgelegen? What time?

I may able to join...
by the BuTch3R
Wed Apr 08, 2015 4:15 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: vingers brand ?
Replies: 10
Views: 543

Re: vingers brand ?

M2cW - Don't be in a hurry and don't settle for less. There are many Prado 120's out there. I searched for months before I found mine. A few good deals slipped through my fingers too, but in hindsight it was for the better because I would have missed out on the one I eventually bought. For a few $$ ...
by the BuTch3R
Wed Apr 01, 2015 3:02 pm
Forum: Toyota Fortuner 4x4 Forum
Topic: Catalytic coverrter removal?
Replies: 5
Views: 1395

Re: Catalytic coverrter removal?

I'm not a mechanic, but by my logic, by removing the Cats you will reduce the overall weight of the vehicle and therefore should enjoy an improvement in your fuel consumption. :thumbup: The same logic applies to the engine. If you remove your engine, because it is so heavy, your vehicle will use alm...
by the BuTch3R
Wed Apr 01, 2015 2:26 pm
Forum: Useful Articles
Topic: Tyre Pressures
Replies: 17
Views: 1908

Re: Tyre Pressures

I hear you Thys. With the SFA I would usually have deflated to 0.8 bar. But surely with a lower profile tyre (265/65/17) one should be more cautious....not so?
by the BuTch3R
Wed Apr 01, 2015 10:56 am
Forum: Bargain Alert
Topic: takealot.com & groupon
Replies: 6
Views: 1348

Re: takealot.com & groupon

It's a nice, easy going trail. More of a scenic drive with a few obstacles along the way. Great to take kids and Swambo along, Does tend to get a little trickier when wet though. On a clear day, when you reach the top you will be treated to the sight of both the Indian Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean, ...
by the BuTch3R
Wed Apr 01, 2015 8:12 am
Forum: Useful Articles
Topic: Tyre Pressures
Replies: 17
Views: 1908

Re: Tyre Pressures

At vaatjie the weekend, started at 1.4 because of the lower profile tyres on the Prado.... got to the first sandy incline and no further. :roll: Dropped to 1.2 and adjusted the loud pedal slightly and glided through those hills and turns. ......oh, and the 4.0 v6 under the bonnet didn't mind either....
by the BuTch3R
Tue Mar 31, 2015 9:40 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Newbie from Cape Town
Replies: 13
Views: 467

Re: Newbie from Cape Town

Welcome Carlo. SFA is a great choice. Simple to maintain and much more fun to drive than the newer toys in my opinion....although you do sacrifice comfort (worth considering if the wife has a say).



..... also easy to steal :blackeye:
by the BuTch3R
Mon Mar 30, 2015 12:13 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Help to fit snorkel on 120 Prado.
Replies: 22
Views: 1958

Re: Help to fit snorkel on 120 Prado.

Great job Scott !!!

Looks really nice, definitely worth the effort from an aesthetics perspective.

What make snorkel did you fit?

Looking forward to the report back on how well it performs.... :thumbup:
by the BuTch3R
Sun Mar 29, 2015 8:41 pm
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: Outrekpad this weekend - 29th?
Replies: 27
Views: 1630

Re: Outrekpad this weekend - 29th?

A few peekshas uploadfromtaptalk1427654036093.jpg uploadfromtaptalk1427654070411.jpg uploadfromtaptalk1427654131999.jpg uploadfromtaptalk1427654279979.jpg uploadfromtaptalk1427654330354.jpg uploadfromtaptalk1427654387827.jpg uploadfromtaptalk1427654416020.jpg uploadfromtaptalk1427654461417.jpg
by the BuTch3R
Sun Mar 29, 2015 7:31 pm
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: Outrekpad this weekend - 29th?
Replies: 27
Views: 1630

Re: Outrekpad this weekend - 29th?

Die dag was GREAT gewees!!!

Lekker om vir julle te ontmoet het
:thumbup:

Van die manne het lekker rof gespeel vandag :twisted:
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by the BuTch3R
Fri Mar 27, 2015 7:18 pm
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: Outrekpad this weekend - 29th?
Replies: 27
Views: 1630

Re: Outrekpad this weekend - 29th?

I'll most likely be joining in the prado with another mate in a d4d. Will confirm tomorrow. Only able to get there at about 12 though. PM me your number semblief.
by the BuTch3R
Thu Mar 26, 2015 2:18 pm
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: Outrekpad this weekend - 29th?
Replies: 27
Views: 1630

Re: Outrekpad this weekend - 29th?

tempting :think:
by the BuTch3R
Tue Mar 24, 2015 9:39 am
Forum: Bargain Alert
Topic: 4x4 Megaworld Bargain Bin
Replies: 19
Views: 1949

Re: 4x4 Megaworld Bargain Bin

wazungu wrote:Thanks for the heads up Shaun!
Only a pleasure. Glad it was snatched up by a fellow forum member. Really a great price!
by the BuTch3R
Mon Mar 23, 2015 9:59 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: WANTED: SFA Loadbin and Fender
Replies: 5
Views: 381

WANTED: SFA Loadbin and Fender

Manne. A friend of mine's 1995 Double Cab SFA was "remodelled" by a passing milk trokkie :alvarin: .....way too shocking to post peekshas :shock2: The loadbin was crushed and the driver's side fender took a nasty beating. Anybody have or know of somebody that can supply these at a reasonable price i...
by the BuTch3R
Mon Mar 23, 2015 9:49 pm
Forum: Useful Articles
Topic: Tyre Pressures
Replies: 17
Views: 1908

Re: Tyre Pressures

the BuTch3R wrote: Now with the 265 65 r17 on the Prado, I'm not as comfortable and struggling to find the balance between good traction and damage :blackeye:
Anyone else running this size tyres?

What's you average offroad pressure for gravel, rocky trails, mud, sand ?
by the BuTch3R
Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:04 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Snorkel Regrets?
Replies: 15
Views: 1239

Snorkel Regrets?

There is plenty to read about the benefits of fitting a snorkel. But I'd like to hear if there is anyone out there that regrets having fitted one. What are the potential pitfalls? And to be fair, lets exclude cases where issues where as a result of poor workmanship or an inferior quality product. Le...
by the BuTch3R
Sun Mar 22, 2015 9:42 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Help to fit snorkel on 120 Prado.
Replies: 22
Views: 1958

Re: Help to fit snorkel on 120 Prado.

I'm probably gonna have mine done professionally. Was quoted R800 (small price for a BIG responsibility). I understand all the benefits to the snorkel, besides the good looks. What I'm more interested in however are the "side-effects".... Is it noisy at high speed travelling? Is there a risk of rust...
by the BuTch3R
Fri Mar 20, 2015 7:14 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Help to fit snorkel on 120 Prado.
Replies: 22
Views: 1958

Re: Help to fit snorkel on 120 Prado.

Lol. And I'm waiting for you before I do mine :P
by the BuTch3R
Fri Mar 20, 2015 12:05 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: 4x4 Direct - Irritated Customer
Replies: 28
Views: 871

Re: 4x4 Direct - Irritated Customer

Daylight (worklight) Robbery :taunt:
by the BuTch3R
Fri Mar 20, 2015 11:45 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Help to fit snorkel on 120 Prado.
Replies: 22
Views: 1958

Re: Help to fit snorkel on 120 Prado.

Come in, Scott! Where are the pics of the fitted snorkel? :shifty:
by the BuTch3R
Fri Mar 20, 2015 11:14 am
Forum: Useful Articles
Topic: Tyre Pressures
Replies: 17
Views: 1908

Re: Tyre Pressures

Thanks Thys. That makes sense yes. I actually stumbled across this article while researching tyre pressures for my own vehicle. With the 31" takkies on my SFA I could comfortably play around with off road tyre pressures anywhere between 1.4 and 0.5 Bar. Now with the 265 65 r17 on the Prado, I'm not ...
by the BuTch3R
Fri Mar 20, 2015 10:52 am
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: New member
Replies: 27
Views: 2047

Re: New member

Welcome Brent.
That's one good looking truck you have there...... I imagine :twisted:
by the BuTch3R
Fri Mar 20, 2015 10:16 am
Forum: Useful Articles
Topic: Tyre Pressures
Replies: 17
Views: 1908

Tyre Pressures

Very interesting article (albeit from a Landy site) about recommended tyre pressures and common misconceptions.

http://www.landyonline.co.za/techtalk/t ... ssures.htm

How many of you are this meticulous about your own tyre pressures? :think:
by the BuTch3R
Mon Mar 16, 2015 3:00 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New to the Forum
Replies: 13
Views: 531

Re: New to the Forum

Welcome Bernard. Very neat van. See you on the trails :thumbup:
by the BuTch3R
Fri Mar 13, 2015 5:20 pm
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: Connect-It Fittings at 4x4Direct
Replies: 17
Views: 1583

Re: Connect-It Fittings at 4x4Direct

Awesome Pieter :thumbup:

Saves me having to learn how to weld :oops:
by the BuTch3R
Fri Mar 13, 2015 1:15 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Meet BONES
Replies: 30
Views: 2458

Re: Meet BONES

Thanks George. That's pretty much the look I had in mind for now. Is that your friend's van? Later on, when the look wears off, I may wanna go somewhere in this direction.... http://i1128.photobucket.com/albums/m496/sikid_02/DSC00616.jpg But let's not post too many monster pics here... Bones may sta...
by the BuTch3R
Fri Mar 13, 2015 1:06 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Meet BONES
Replies: 30
Views: 2458

Re: Meet BONES

Mr_B wrote:...When can we rebuild the motor? :twisted:
Thanks for the offer, I'll call you the minute I reach the 600,000 km mark. :eh:
by the BuTch3R
Fri Mar 13, 2015 12:28 pm
Forum: Camping gear, Trailers and Other Non-electronic Gadgets
Topic: What is this?
Replies: 16
Views: 1608

Re: What is this?

Frankly, if it is mounted against the back of the cab like that pic seems to show then you'll need to take the cab off in order to make space for the shovel head.... Methinks that was intended for something other than a spade. Hey Mickey. It's not mounted to the vehicle. It's just leaning against m...
by the BuTch3R
Fri Mar 13, 2015 10:01 am
Forum: Camping gear, Trailers and Other Non-electronic Gadgets
Topic: What is this?
Replies: 16
Views: 1608

Re: What is this?

zepplin wrote:You'll need to flip the handle bracket around for it to be effective though!
Yep. I see so... :geek:
by the BuTch3R
Fri Mar 13, 2015 8:56 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Meet BONES
Replies: 30
Views: 2458

Re: Meet BONES

.............white will make it look even more ''Barbie". :surrender: Hahaha. I expected that response somewhere along the line... Fully agree, black would really look mean. Black rims. 33"muds, etc. However, that can come later. For now I'd like to keep it neat, but still have it stand out. It's n...
by the BuTch3R
Fri Mar 13, 2015 7:31 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Meet BONES
Replies: 30
Views: 2458

Re: Meet BONES

Thanks manne! I'll definitely post a few pics of the Bones Evolution.

First order of business: ARB bumper - black or white ? :?
by the BuTch3R
Thu Mar 12, 2015 8:54 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Meet BONES
Replies: 30
Views: 2458

Re: Meet BONES

uploadfromtaptalk1426186203645.jpg Still a little "bare bones", but I have a few ideas for mods. Won't be going overboard though. He's still too refined for that. But I definitely want to give him a little more attitude (and be able to find him easier in a full shopping centre parking lot) :twisted:
by the BuTch3R
Thu Mar 12, 2015 8:46 pm
Forum: Camping gear, Trailers and Other Non-electronic Gadgets
Topic: What is this?
Replies: 16
Views: 1608

Re: What is this?

Thanks Guys. I knew I could rely on you. And hopefully help someone else out at the same time.
:thumbup:
by the BuTch3R
Thu Mar 12, 2015 8:42 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Meet BONES
Replies: 30
Views: 2458

Meet BONES

So, it's been a rough 707 days (but who's counting, anyway) since my hilux, my pride and joy was stolen from a lonely parking lot in the northern suburbs of Cape Town, never to be seen again. We had been through such a lot in our 3 brief years together...including a 3rd place in the Bridgestone Nigh...
by the BuTch3R
Thu Mar 12, 2015 7:56 pm
Forum: Camping gear, Trailers and Other Non-electronic Gadgets
Topic: What is this?
Replies: 16
Views: 1608

What is this?

Can anybody shed some light. I've Googled front runner roof rack accessories but can't find this goodie. Anyone know what this is used for?
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by the BuTch3R
Thu Mar 12, 2015 12:18 pm
Forum: Toyota Fortuner 4x4 Forum
Topic: Maak mens sommer die dinges in!!
Replies: 11
Views: 1634

Re: Maak mens sommer die dinges in!!

Quite a nasty gash on the rear bumper there......

me thinks one of these would make a good replacement :twisted:

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by the BuTch3R
Wed Mar 11, 2015 10:42 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Confession Time
Replies: 13
Views: 584

Re: Confession Time

...die een ding wat baie opmerkbaar is in die nuwer generasie voertuie is dat hulle almal word laer en ronder buffers wat meer op pad en grondpad gebruik gemik is as werklike ernstige 4x4 alhoewel hulle steeds dit kan doen. Agreed. As standard, the 120 is pretty low. Although, nothing a suspension ...
by the BuTch3R
Wed Mar 11, 2015 5:32 pm
Forum: Bargain Alert
Topic: 4x4 Megaworld Bargain Bin
Replies: 19
Views: 1949

Re: 4x4 Megaworld Bargain Bin

Quick! Take a snapshot of the webpage before they delete it :evil:
by the BuTch3R
Wed Mar 11, 2015 1:37 pm
Forum: Bargain Alert
Topic: 4x4 Megaworld Bargain Bin
Replies: 19
Views: 1949

Re: 4x4 Megaworld Bargain Bin

...and here's the link to view and purchase the goodies.

http://4x4megaworld.co.za/product-category/bargain-bin/

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