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by sir shrek
Mon Aug 29, 2016 2:40 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Happy with your Chip or not Poll (Hou op lui wees en vote!!)
Replies: 120
Views: 11088

Re: Happy with your Chip or not Poll (Hou op lui wees en vote!!)

Bietjie ver vir my. Ek is in Johannesburg
by sir shrek
Mon Jun 06, 2016 2:08 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Gearmax Diff Lock
Replies: 20
Views: 1342

Re: Gearmax Diff Lock

Robbie ek wag vir jou oproep. Die keer maak ons die deal werk op een of ander manier.
by sir shrek
Fri Jun 03, 2016 12:23 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Gearmax Diff Lock
Replies: 20
Views: 1342

Re: Gearmax Diff Lock

Stuur my n boodskap dan gesels ons
0741252 agt drie drie
by sir shrek
Tue May 31, 2016 11:48 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Gearmax Diff Lock
Replies: 20
Views: 1342

Re: Gearmax Diff Lock

I have an original diff lock switch for the SFA if you are interested.
0741252 eight three three
by sir shrek
Tue May 31, 2016 11:46 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 4.0 V6... Is this normal?
Replies: 8
Views: 975

Re: 4.0 V6... Is this normal?

Does not sound normal to me. My V6 pulls like crazy and no warm air in the cabin. Also the carpets does not get warm
by sir shrek
Mon May 09, 2016 10:18 am
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: SIR SHREK GET A MAKEOVER
Replies: 98
Views: 9237

Re: SIR SHREK GET A MAKEOVER

Here is a incomplete list of spares I still have available. CHASSIS WITH PAPERS(lICENSE UP TO DATE) CAB 2 X FUEL TANKS STEERING COLUMN COVERS WIPER/INDICATOR EN HAZARD SWITCH WAT OP STEERING COLUMN PAS REAR SLIDING WINDOW ROOF LINING BRAKE BOOSTER 2 X GRAY SUNVISORS CLUTCH SLAVE AND MASTER SPAAR WIE...
by sir shrek
Fri Apr 29, 2016 8:08 am
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: SIR SHREK GET A MAKEOVER
Replies: 98
Views: 9237

Re: SIR SHREK GET A MAKEOVER

Chris dis al hoe ek kan slaap in die aand
by sir shrek
Fri Apr 29, 2016 7:42 am
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: SIR SHREK GET A MAKEOVER
Replies: 98
Views: 9237

Re: SIR SHREK GET A MAKEOVER

At least my Hilux will be able to get a lot of other Hiluxes back on the road and in better shape
by sir shrek
Thu Apr 28, 2016 3:06 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: SIR SHREK GET A MAKEOVER
Replies: 98
Views: 9237

Re: SIR SHREK GET A MAKEOVER

It is sad to say but Shrek has died a slow death.
I decided to strip the Hilux and sell it as I do not have the time to complete this mammoth task
by sir shrek
Mon Apr 25, 2016 8:08 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: wanted:Front propshaft for 1995 hilux SFA
Replies: 7
Views: 714

Re: wanted:Front propshaft for 1995 hilux SFA

Hi Nico
Mine is basically sold. Just waiting for payment.
Sorry
by sir shrek
Mon Apr 11, 2016 4:09 pm
Forum: Spares
Topic: Hilux touch screen radio
Replies: 5
Views: 2260

Re: Hilux touch screen radio

Pics please
by sir shrek
Mon Apr 11, 2016 4:07 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 295
Views: 29339

Re: Long overdue project.

Stay strong. Don't fade out like I did. If you decide to look for another cab, give me a call.
by sir shrek
Mon Apr 11, 2016 1:37 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: wanted:Front propshaft for 1995 hilux SFA
Replies: 7
Views: 714

Re: wanted:Front propshaft for 1995 hilux SFA

I have one for R1200
0741252 eight three three
by sir shrek
Fri Apr 01, 2016 7:47 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Piesangkloof (again) 9 April.
Replies: 28
Views: 2254

Re: Piesangkloof (again) 9 April.

Bring the Jimny, we will assist where needed. Really a bunch of nice guys and I was told that Piesangkloof is really not that difficult.
by sir shrek
Thu Mar 17, 2016 12:00 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Piesangkloof (again) 9 April.
Replies: 28
Views: 2254

Re: Piesangkloof (again) 9 April.

Awesome. Ek het nog nie daar gery nie so dit kan mos net lekker raak.
by sir shrek
Wed Mar 16, 2016 4:26 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Piesangkloof (again) 9 April.
Replies: 28
Views: 2254

Re: Piesangkloof (again) 9 April.

Dis wat jy nou se
by sir shrek
Wed Mar 09, 2016 12:31 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Piesangkloof (again) 9 April.
Replies: 28
Views: 2254

Re: Piesangkloof (again) 9 April.

Jy praat seker maar van die Secunda mense??
Of dalk die PTA Wes knape??
by sir shrek
Wed Mar 09, 2016 12:28 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Piesangkloof (again) 9 April.
Replies: 28
Views: 2254

Re: Piesangkloof (again) 9 April.

Mickey, na watter stout knape verwys jy?
by sir shrek
Wed Mar 09, 2016 12:16 pm
Forum: Community Responsibility
Topic: WATER DRIVE 12 MARCH 2016 - SENEKAL FS
Replies: 12
Views: 2182

Re: WATER DRIVE 12 MARCH 2016 - SENEKAL FS

Oosie jy sal my daar sien. Dankie vir jou moeite en harde werk. :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
by sir shrek
Mon Feb 15, 2016 1:41 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Android Car radio/sat nav excetra
Replies: 13
Views: 1801

Re: Android Car radio/sat nav excetra

Ek wonder ook oor die radios maar dit lyk my die manne is maar skrikkerig vir die android.
by sir shrek
Mon Feb 15, 2016 1:37 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hilux 4x4 liggie
Replies: 3
Views: 646

Re: Hilux 4x4 liggie

Klink vir my soos iets elektries. Dalk n draad af of kontak punte binne daai ADD.
by sir shrek
Tue Feb 02, 2016 7:45 am
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: SIR SHREK GET A MAKEOVER
Replies: 98
Views: 9237

Re: SIR SHREK GET A MAKEOVER

The roof skin has no pillars. Look at my earlier pics. You will see what the skin looks like. The roof get brazed on at the top end of the pillars. This is how they come from Toyota. Seems that back in the day this is how they manufactured these Toyotas I did not change my pillars as I could not fin...
by sir shrek
Mon Feb 01, 2016 10:48 am
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: SIR SHREK GET A MAKEOVER
Replies: 98
Views: 9237

Re: SIR SHREK GET A MAKEOVER

We changed the water channel inside the fenders to allow better flow.
And removed all the rust.
by sir shrek
Wed Jan 27, 2016 8:00 am
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: SIR SHREK GET A MAKEOVER
Replies: 98
Views: 9237

Re: SIR SHREK GET A MAKEOVER

Thanks Roger. It has been going on way longer that anticipated. But life goes on and I have to focus on that too.
by sir shrek
Mon Jan 25, 2016 8:15 am
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: SIR SHREK GET A MAKEOVER
Replies: 98
Views: 9237

Re: SIR SHREK GET A MAKEOVER

Ek het ook die chassis verander sodat my spaarwiel 100mm hoer sit. Nou behoort hy baie minder te vang as ek deur n skerp sloot ry.
by sir shrek
Fri Jan 22, 2016 2:44 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: SIR SHREK GET A MAKEOVER
Replies: 98
Views: 9237

Re: SIR SHREK GET A MAKEOVER

All the rust on the floor pan has been cut out and replaced with new steel
by sir shrek
Fri Jan 22, 2016 2:41 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: SIR SHREK GET A MAKEOVER
Replies: 98
Views: 9237

Re: SIR SHREK GET A MAKEOVER

This is basically what he looks like at the moment
by sir shrek
Fri Jan 22, 2016 2:25 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: SIR SHREK GET A MAKEOVER
Replies: 98
Views: 9237

Re: SIR SHREK GET A MAKEOVER

So I eventually started working on Sir Shrek again. And I must say that I am quite happy to say that this Hilux is 100% rust free on the body. Everything that we saw and found was repaired. The rust was cut out and replaced with new parts or new steel where I could not source the parts. I will uploa...
by sir shrek
Fri Jan 15, 2016 12:27 pm
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: Cressida 7M into SFA
Replies: 16
Views: 1595

Re: Cressida 7M into SFA

How did your conversion go?
by sir shrek
Tue Aug 18, 2015 4:16 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Generator repair
Replies: 4
Views: 1695

Re: Generator repair

Try Dynamic electrical in Benoni
by sir shrek
Tue Aug 18, 2015 4:15 pm
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: Air intake route for Snorkel - 7MGE SFA
Replies: 9
Views: 787

Re: Air intake route for Snorkel - 7MGE SFA

I made my own airbox and left the battery in place. This worked well with my home made snorkel
by sir shrek
Tue Aug 18, 2015 4:10 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Fuel consumption V6 over 4000km
Replies: 12
Views: 1193

Re: Fuel consumption V6 over 4000km

Mine does 6.0km/l if I drive it like I stole it and 8,5km/l if I drive 110 - 120km/h
That is measured at the pump. Not extras and only slightly lifted. And cats removed.
Still want to fit a freeflow cilincer
by sir shrek
Tue Aug 18, 2015 4:04 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: SIR SHREK GET A MAKEOVER
Replies: 98
Views: 9237

Re: SIR SHREK GET A MAKEOVER

Looking back at all the work I have done makes me wonder why I ever started. Now a few years later I am in two minds whether I should continue or close my eyes, count my loses and sell.

Choices choices
by sir shrek
Tue Jul 14, 2015 1:09 pm
Forum: Know your fellow members
Topic: What's your business?
Replies: 192
Views: 18363

Re: What's your business?

Workshop manager @ Makita
by sir shrek
Mon Jul 06, 2015 11:57 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hilux v6 4.0 low on power (another fuel pump?)
Replies: 21
Views: 1857

Re: Hilux v6 4.0 low on power (another fuel pump?)

Tokkie so jy kan daai boks heeltemal bypass.?
Ry jy permanent in Bridged mode of is dit net om te toets?
by sir shrek
Mon Jul 06, 2015 7:55 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hilux v6 4.0 low on power (another fuel pump?)
Replies: 21
Views: 1857

Re: Hilux v6 4.0 low on power (another fuel pump?)

Kobus I also heard the slight resonating sound especially in town. don't hear a thing on the freeway. Maybe I should have a free flow box fitted to clear the resonating sound. But I do not want a noise when driving at 120
by sir shrek
Wed Jun 17, 2015 8:49 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: SFA Power steering box
Replies: 22
Views: 1366

Re: SFA Power steering box

I will try and find the invoice but it could have been around R2000
by sir shrek
Wed Jun 17, 2015 8:07 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: SFA Power steering box
Replies: 22
Views: 1366

Re: SFA Power steering box

I ended up taking mine to a specialist in Sebenza who overhauled the box.
Definitely wont attempt to do it myself again
by sir shrek
Mon Jun 08, 2015 11:16 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: The 'Two Corsa fans on 3RZ radiator mod"
Replies: 11
Views: 1429

Re: The 'Two Corsa fans on 3RZ radiator mod"

My Hilux is tans nog besig met n drie jaar lange hibernasie maar ek moet hom nou wakker maak.
Ek gaan nog baie vrae vra. Vertal my asb van jou fuel pomp setup want die hibernasie het my pomp vermoor. Ek wil sommer nou nuwe generasie pomp en setup insit
by sir shrek
Mon Jun 08, 2015 11:09 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: The 'Two Corsa fans on 3RZ radiator mod"
Replies: 11
Views: 1429

Re: The 'Two Corsa fans on 3RZ radiator mod"

Hi Cobus

Het jy nogsteeds die fan setup in jou bakkie en werk dit nogsteeds effektief?
by sir shrek
Mon Jun 08, 2015 10:14 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: watse ringe en gasket vir die 7m-ge ?
Replies: 4
Views: 291

Re: watse ringe en gasket vir die 7m-ge ?

Hi

Watse engine management gebruik jy en hoe is is jou fuel pomp setup. Watse pomp gebruik jy.
by sir shrek
Thu Jun 04, 2015 3:10 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: watse ringe en gasket vir die 7m-ge ?
Replies: 4
Views: 291

Re: watse ringe en gasket vir die 7m-ge ?

Hi
Het jy reggekom met jou engin
by sir shrek
Tue May 05, 2015 2:12 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hilux v6 4.0 low on power (another fuel pump?)
Replies: 21
Views: 1857

Re: Hilux v6 4.0 low on power (another fuel pump?)

I want to follow this one
by sir shrek
Wed Feb 04, 2015 2:58 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Happy with your Chip or not Poll (Hou op lui wees en vote!!)
Replies: 120
Views: 11088

Re: Happy with your Chip or not Poll (Hou op lui wees en vot

Hi

Just wanted to let you know that I found a chip that does not send my Hilux into Limp mode.
It has not been in very long and next weekend I will be towing the caravan, hopefully without incident but I will give feedback once I am back.

HILUX POWER RULES :dance1: :yahoo:
by sir shrek
Thu Jan 08, 2015 8:22 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: EGR Blank off or clean
Replies: 8
Views: 717

Re: EGR Blank off or clean

EGR = Exhaust gas recirculation
Basically exhaust gasses are blown into your intake manifold on deceleration and idling. ie when the pedal is not depressed.
Not sure if the 2.5 has it though.
by sir shrek
Wed Jan 07, 2015 2:45 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: EGR Blank off or clean
Replies: 8
Views: 717

EGR Blank off or clean

Hi Guys My 2008 3.0 D4D with 178000km has a lot of turbo lag below 2000rpm. Now if spoken to a few guys and some says it might be injectors and some say EGR. The Hilux pulls like a steam train above 2000rpm but really lacks power below. If driven a few other D4D and they are more responsive and bett...
by sir shrek
Mon Sep 08, 2014 7:36 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: free flow exhaust 5l motor
Replies: 4
Views: 314

Re: free flow exhaust 5l motor

I would definitely not tamper with the manifold on the 5L
by sir shrek
Fri Sep 05, 2014 11:48 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: free flow exhaust 5l motor
Replies: 4
Views: 314

Re: free flow exhaust 5l motor

Hi Charles

I had my rear silencer removed. It did help on consumption and perhaps I felt a little improvement in pulling power or it could have been my mind playing tricks :blackeye:
by sir shrek
Thu Sep 04, 2014 1:32 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hilux Raider SFA Radiator
Replies: 6
Views: 419

Re: Hilux Raider SFA Radiator

I use the BMW 540/740 manual radiator for the 7m conversion with two smaller fans that cover the radiator from side to side and i have never overheated. not even when game viewing or crawling.
Cost about R1200 from Commercial
by sir shrek
Wed Sep 03, 2014 7:37 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: New Fortuner ?
Replies: 7
Views: 449

Re: New Fortuner ?

Ek sal so n Tacoma verseker ry
by sir shrek
Thu Aug 21, 2014 1:35 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: D4D oil??
Replies: 9
Views: 1712

D4D oil??

Hi Guys The time has come to do a oil change on my 3.0 D4D. It is a 2008 model with 170 000km on. What oil do you guys recon I should use. Personally I prefer Shell. On my 3.0 5L i used to use Rimula but with these new generation turbo diesels I have no clue. One of my suppliers said that I should u...
by sir shrek
Mon Apr 07, 2014 9:58 am
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Happy with your Chip or not Poll (Hou op lui wees en vote!!)
Replies: 120
Views: 11088

Re: Happy with your Chip or not Poll (Hou op lui wees en vot

Hallo Hilux fans So I had my D4D at the stealers this morning and they confirmed that my ECU is standard and has not been tampered with and the bakkie drives and feels normal. That to me was great news. BUT. There were some upsetting news too. :shock2: They recon that the values on two of my injecto...
by sir shrek
Tue Apr 01, 2014 3:42 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Happy with your Chip or not Poll (Hou op lui wees en vote!!)
Replies: 120
Views: 11088

Re: Happy with your Chip or not Poll (Hou op lui wees en vot

OK. So here is what happened. Jaco fitted the RacePro2 in my Hilux and it felt like my Hilux made 2 million kilowatts on the wheels. I filled up with Engen 50ppm(not that I prever Engen) and got onto the freeway. Again it pulled stronger than anything. But my joy was short lived as my Hilux went int...
by sir shrek
Tue Apr 01, 2014 9:43 am
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Happy with your Chip or not Poll (Hou op lui wees en vote!!)
Replies: 120
Views: 11088

Re: Happy with your Chip or not Poll (Hou op lui wees en vot

Sal almal laat weet sodra hy in is. Thanks Jaco En dan m2cw oor die results sover oor die chips. Daar is 28 votes vir Unichip teenoor 1 vir Racechip. Dit beteken dat meer Unichips ouens hier vote teenoor Racechip. Dit beteken beslis nie dat Unichip n beter opsie is nie. Ek dink om n beter result te ...
by sir shrek
Tue Apr 01, 2014 8:42 am
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Happy with your Chip or not Poll (Hou op lui wees en vote!!)
Replies: 120
Views: 11088

Re: Happy with your Chip or not Poll (Hou op lui wees en vot

Hi

I am in the market for a chip and I am considering the Racechip for my 3.0 D4D

Jaco I stay in Kemton Park and I am willing to test it and give feedback.
I also tow a caravan regularly and and have not done any other mods to my vehicle.
Standard exhaust, no snorkel etc etc etc.
by sir shrek
Tue Apr 01, 2014 8:13 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: E toll arrestasies
Replies: 2
Views: 240

Re: E toll arrestasies

Dis goed om te weet want in Gauteng kan mens nooit weet wat om te verwag nie.
Dis eintlik n stupid joke.
My 2cw
by sir shrek
Wed Mar 19, 2014 9:34 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Vigo map reading lights
Replies: 2
Views: 240

Re: Vigo map reading lights

Hi Tiaan

Baie dankie. Gaan vanaand gou los maak en kyk. Ek sou verseker iets gebreek het.

Thanks

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