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by ChrisF
Tue Jan 17, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: GD-6 2,8 4x4 Raider D/Cab Manual : The Good and the Bad
Replies: 11
Views: 174

Re: GD-6 2,8 4x4 Raider D/Cab Manual : The Good and the Bad

Shot Chris!! Ek sien hy het 'n USB Port dingetjie onder die dash. Sal laat die kinners my wys - ek gaan iets blaas. Ry more met hom GP toe op lekker lang trip - so 300 + 200 + 200 km. Hy staan gespit en gepolish oppie stand - ek ry met 'n Champie Plaas toe. Wil hom nie vuilmaak nie. Ja ja ek weet. ...
by ChrisF
Tue Jan 17, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: GD-6 2,8 4x4 Raider D/Cab Manual : The Good and the Bad
Replies: 11
Views: 174

Re: GD-6 2,8 4x4 Raider D/Cab Manual : The Good and the Bad

Kyk bietjie vir "speed dials" op die fishfinder skerm ... Met die RAV is daar n "home" knop, wat dan n reeks standaard inligting wys. Van hier klik jy op die "musiek/radio" of op die "trip" dele vir meer inligting. Die skerm het ook 4 nommers wat jy save - &qu...
by ChrisF
Tue Jan 17, 2017 12:27 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: GD-6 2,8 4x4 Raider D/Cab Manual : The Good and the Bad
Replies: 11
Views: 174

Re: GD-6 2,8 4x4 Raider D/Cab Manual : The Good and the Bad

Petri dit is n PUIK verslag !!! DIT is die tipe goed wat verslaggewers behoort deur te gee .... buzzer vir treiler wanneer jy reverse - Die RAV het n knoppie waar jy die distance sensor kan afsit wanneer jy reverse met n treiler ... sou verkies dat dit "auto-reset" .... jy raak gewoond aan...
by ChrisF
Mon Jan 16, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Dual battery - Revo 2.8
Replies: 9
Views: 237

Re: Dual battery - Revo 2.8

Petri praat met die manne by 4x4Direct. Hulle het n paar "portable" units.

Maak beslis sin om dit so te doen dat jy daai boks tussen jou voertuie kan skuif.
by ChrisF
Mon Jan 16, 2017 9:34 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Dual battery - Revo 2.8
Replies: 9
Views: 237

Re: Dual battery - Revo 2.8

Cobus - PLEASE try and post those pics ASAP, also as much details as you can?? Who did this for you?? What size battery is that - 105?? I'm also looking at something like this ASAP, and I like your setup. Just a quick question - I'm sort of chipping in here but it's still Thread Relevant..............
by ChrisF
Thu Jan 12, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: ford kuga facelift model
Replies: 8
Views: 172

Re: ford kuga facelift model

by ChrisF
Thu Jan 12, 2017 5:37 pm
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: ford kuga facelift model
Replies: 8
Views: 172

Re: ford kuga facelift model

so bitjie meer inligting : http://www.timeslive.co.za/consumerl...possible-cause Finally‚ Ford SA has confirmed that the risk of its Kuga SUV catching fire is confined to a particular model - the 1.6-litre EcoBoost - “possibly” as a result of engine overheating. “Dealers will check the coolant conce...
by ChrisF
Thu Jan 12, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: ford kuga facelift model
Replies: 8
Views: 172

Re: ford kuga facelift model

Martin, Wat is op met die goed wat brand? Ons ken mense wat Kuga's ry en wil nie hê hulle moet skade ly nie. Gedink dis 'n rook en kook... Blykbaar is daar 'n vuurtjie waar 'n rokie trek... :shock2: Het so bietjie navorsing gedoen, na n vriend hul Kuga moes terugvat vir die recall. 2012 tot 2014 1,...
by ChrisF
Thu Jan 12, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Winkelpoppe / Winckle Pops
Replies: 17
Views: 327

Re: Winkelpoppe / Winckle Pops

ThysdJ wrote:Steve... :laugh2: :laugh2: If I had R1 for everytime somebody gave me that advice I would have been able to buy 2 brand new winkcle pops... They are about R1500 each.. :twisted: :twisted:


jitte, nie geweet opblaas poppe is SO duur nie ... :twisted:
by ChrisF
Thu Jan 12, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 2.4 vs 2.8
Replies: 43
Views: 1416

Re: 2.4 vs 2.8

Met die RAV het ek ook GOU seat covers opgesit. Wel elke voertuig kry gou seatcovers. Ou handdoek agter in die boot ... en volgende is behoorlike rubber matte. Vir die RAV het ek die proper Toyota matte bestel. BAIE happy met dit !! Ek hou daarvan om my voertuie gereeld af te spuit. Laat dit behoorl...
by ChrisF
Thu Jan 12, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 2.4 vs 2.8
Replies: 43
Views: 1416

Re: 2.4 vs 2.8

Ek verstaan wat jy sê Vir jare was n radio n radio .... maar nou wat die goed met jou foon praat en duisend ander dinge kan doen maak dit wel n verskil. Of sal ek dit so stel - n beter item maak die lewe net soveel makliker. Ek het die intree vlak RAV. Die radio be-indruk my !!!! Druk die "Home...
by ChrisF
Thu Jan 12, 2017 9:17 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Thursday Laugh
Replies: 3
Views: 114

Re: Thursday Laugh

kort n snorkel voor hy verder gaan ...
by ChrisF
Wed Jan 11, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Paving contractors
Replies: 19
Views: 324

Re: Paving contractors

Langenhoven het gesê: "Meet n ambagsman aan sy gereedskap. Hy gaan nie beter na jou goed kyk as na sy eie gereedskap nie." net so...en dan kan mense nie verstaan hoekom ek kwaad raak by die werk nie...ystersae wat so "ge-tension" is dat jy hom nie met die hand kan los draai nie,...
by ChrisF
Wed Jan 11, 2017 7:17 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What happened today.
Replies: 9
Views: 184

Re: What happened today.

ENJOY !

And congrats on the bundle of love
by ChrisF
Tue Jan 10, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 2.4 vs 2.8
Replies: 43
Views: 1416

Re: 2.4 vs 2.8

En jy kry nooit die "ekstras" se geld terug nie. Koop liewer die model wat reeds die funksie HET ... wanneer jy verkoop is jou "cost-of-ownership" beter. In 2010 moes ek besluit oor R46k tussen die SRX en die Raider ..... meer as een keer spyt gewees ek het nie oe toegemaak en di...
by ChrisF
Tue Jan 10, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 2.4 vs 2.8
Replies: 43
Views: 1416

Re: 2.4 vs 2.8

Petri GENIET daai 2,8 !!!


PS - vertel gerus vir die klas wat die 2,8 ekstra het .... behoort seker die radio en cruise control en daai lekker goed te hê .... daai dinge wat dit lekker maak op die langpad .....
by ChrisF
Tue Jan 10, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Paving contractors
Replies: 19
Views: 324

Re: Paving contractors

My neighbour's nephew works for a paving company, so gives me the guys contact details. Tells me what a good guy he is .... So I phone and leave a message,,,, phone again .... "Sorry, I am on leave now ..." OKAY, we all deserve a bit of leave. But then send somebody else from your company,...
by ChrisF
Tue Jan 10, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Paving contractors
Replies: 19
Views: 324

Re: Paving contractors

Dankie Thys
by ChrisF
Tue Jan 10, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Paving contractors
Replies: 19
Views: 324

Re: Paving contractors

Any paving companies you can recommend in our area ???

google gives names ... I prefer recommendations from satisfied clients ....
by ChrisF
Tue Jan 10, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Paving contractors
Replies: 19
Views: 324

Re: Paving contractors

"bit" of sweat later .... Laser level to figure out the paving levels, to make sure the water always drains away from the house : DSCN3579 (Large).JPG And then it was time to cast in the gutters next to the house ... DSCN3590 (Large) (Small).JPG So finally I am ready to get paving contract...
by ChrisF
Tue Jan 10, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 2.4 vs 2.8
Replies: 43
Views: 1416

Re: 2.4 vs 2.8

Here is exaccetly the diffs between the SR and SRX 2,4: SRX has: side steps, ... too flimsy for proper rock sliders ... mags, bigger tyres and .... the R6k will go some way towards rims and tires of your choice .. a fish finder. ... uhm ja ... take there is a double din slot, go get your radio of y...
by ChrisF
Sat Jan 07, 2017 12:08 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: Joke of the day
Replies: 3659
Views: 87813

Re: Joke of the day

Hennie jy moet jou patent verkoop aan Toyota ....
by ChrisF
Fri Jan 06, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Auto Pilot a reality
Replies: 18
Views: 849

Re: Auto Pilot a reality

onthou ook dat die Tesla ongeluk ons mooi gewys het hoe die motor industrie nou KAN kyk wat gebeur het voor n ongeluk ..... Selfs my RAV se handleiding is baie duidelik dat Toyota EERS na die onboard geheue sal kyk voor warantee eise oorweeg sal word .... Ek glo dis net tyd voor versekering eers die...
by ChrisF
Fri Jan 06, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Auto Pilot a reality
Replies: 18
Views: 849

Re: Auto Pilot a reality

n Vriend het een van die VW produkte met "adaptive cruise control" - daai wat als rondom monitor en self afslek, selfs stop ens .... wanneer dit werk is dit impressive !! MAAR, ek was al te veel in daai kar wat daai liggies foute gewys het terwyl daar geen fout was nie ..... nee wat, hulle...
by ChrisF
Fri Jan 06, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Auto Pilot a reality
Replies: 18
Views: 849

Re: Auto Pilot a reality

jong ..... ons HET mos nou al gesien teen watter spoed elektronika verbeter ....

EN, ons het mos ook al die berge ou elektroniese rommel gesien ....

ek is SEKER dat die self-drive karre spoedig hier sal wees .... hoop net dat ek hulle re-boot foute kan vryspring .....
by ChrisF
Thu Jan 05, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Wanted Rav 4 to buy
Replies: 3
Views: 99

Re: Wanted Rav 4 to buy

Ek het opgegee na 6 maande om n RAV te soek met billike kilos. Moes maar n nuwe een gaan koop. Die ouens lyk my nie verkoop hulle sommer nie. Toe ek wou koop was daar twee tweedehndse modelle beskikbaar: - automaties ... - SWART .... ek maak toe die stelling dat ek sou belangstel as dit n ligter kl...
by ChrisF
Thu Jan 05, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Special stages on the Dakar route
Replies: 2
Views: 70

Re: Special stages on the Dakar route

hulle ry n stuk van die "kamp" tot waar die dag se ren begin, dan die ren-trajek, op die einde weer n stuk tot by die kamp vir die nag.
by ChrisF
Thu Jan 05, 2017 10:43 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Load sensor valve op 3.0 DVD.
Replies: 7
Views: 151

Re: Load sensor valve op 3.0 DVD.

net langs die agter diff, tussen die as en die chassis.

soek net so bietjie op die forum, dink Pieter het laas n link geplaas na n thread waar die valve behoorlik bespreek word.
by ChrisF
Thu Jan 05, 2017 7:43 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Amper...
Replies: 18
Views: 456

Re: Amper...

Ouch !!!
by ChrisF
Tue Jan 03, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Maintenance na waterkruisings
Replies: 5
Views: 143

Re: Maintenance na waterkruisings

en AS daai items water skade wys ,,, kyk dan verder na alle bewegende dele wat onder die water was .... - gries drive shaft knuckles. - check al die begende dele van die suspensie (sand in die modder water maak n lekker grinding paste binne die komponente) - enige elektrise koppelinge wat dalk in di...
by ChrisF
Sat Dec 31, 2016 6:06 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: HOOF LIGTE
Replies: 1
Views: 135

Re: HOOF LIGTE

My buurman het die "conversion" gedoen op sy Prado.

Vir "dorp-ry" {dims" is daar nie veel verskil nie.

Op brights is dit BAIE skerper !!!



skuus - nie seker wat hy gedoen het met die "coolers" nie.
by ChrisF
Sat Dec 31, 2016 6:01 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 167
Views: 7675

Re: Long overdue project.

Vassbyt Roger !!

Nog een tree nader aan n warre LEGEND
by ChrisF
Thu Dec 29, 2016 5:58 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Wanted Rav 4 to buy
Replies: 3
Views: 99

Re: Wanted Rav 4 to buy

Hello Henry Welkom by die forum. Hier is n hele paar RAV eienaars hier ..... maar die manne is LIEF vir hulle RAV's .... :) maar wie weet ,,, dalk is iemand lus vir n upgrade ..... die forum is tans stil, met meeste van die manne wat weg is met vakansie. "bump" die thread mid-Januarie, jy ...
by ChrisF
Sat Dec 24, 2016 10:41 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Season's greetings
Replies: 11
Views: 139

Re: Season's greetings

Andy to you, your family, as well as all our other forum members, a heartfelt message from my wife and I.

May this be a Blessed period for one and all.

And may 2017 be filled with love, happiness, good business and lots of good health.
by ChrisF
Sat Dec 24, 2016 9:48 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Booster Seat Cover replacement
Replies: 2
Views: 88

Re: Booster Seat Cover replacement

Go to BERNINA in Paarl .... they should be able to help.

Alternatively find an upholstery place in Paarl.
by ChrisF
Fri Dec 23, 2016 6:13 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Single zone camp fridge as a Fridge or Freezer?
Replies: 5
Views: 159

Re: Single zone camp fridge as a Fridge or Freezer?

anything more than 2 or 3 days and no tricks will keep the frozen items frozen ... OR, you will end up with frozen milk and drinks .... A dual compartment unit really is the only answer for longer trips. do your homework on food decay if not frozen .... you are fine for a "few days" .... b...
by ChrisF
Thu Dec 22, 2016 5:30 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Vragie aan die slim manne op die forum
Replies: 37
Views: 568

Re: Vragie aan die slim manne op die forum

Dankie Stef
by ChrisF
Mon Dec 19, 2016 5:19 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Welding thin plate ...
Replies: 16
Views: 418

Re: Welding thin plate ...

Thanks guys. Stef I am sure the R7k is not unrealistic .... but Jaco bought a "prject vehicle" as he WANTS a project .... obviously some parts of such a project pushes your skill level more than others .... But he wants to learn ! Pieter's suggestion of those classes sounds like a worthwhi...
by ChrisF
Fri Dec 16, 2016 9:04 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Welding thin plate ...
Replies: 16
Views: 418

Re: Welding thin plate ...

Dankie manne.

Andy at least the Landy's fire wall has been taken out of the vehicle. So we may still play with the wet sand trick ... Copper buz-bar AND wet sand ?? ....
by ChrisF
Fri Dec 16, 2016 5:52 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Welding thin plate ...
Replies: 16
Views: 418

Re: Welding thin plate ...

No it is too thin. A Tig welder or gas will do the job. :thumbup: I have welded thin plate with 2mm rods by clamping a piece of copper flat bar behind the weld. also just tack at spacers and slowly get a full weld. You do end up with some warping and does not look good as grinding smooth is also di...
by ChrisF
Fri Dec 16, 2016 5:40 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Welding thin plate ...
Replies: 16
Views: 418

Re: Welding thin plate ...

BAIE DANKIE ! Roger the copper trick sounds neat ... I will speak to my neighbour, he is an electrical contractor. Sure he has copper buz-bars ..... For this project, this may well be the silver bullet !! Pieter baie dankie vir daai link. Ons sal beslis weer kyk hierna .... die projek gee my mos nou...
by ChrisF
Fri Dec 16, 2016 5:34 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Pakkie van Kaap tot Windhoek - SORTED :)
Replies: 4
Views: 106

Re: Pakkie van Kaap tot Windhoek - SORTED :)

Laai netnou die pakkie af, Saterdag vertrek kersvader se slee .... :)
by ChrisF
Fri Dec 16, 2016 5:32 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Pakkie van Kaap tot Windhoek - SORTED :)
Replies: 4
Views: 106

Re: Pakkie van Kaap tot Windhoek

net so ... :)

early Christmas present for a friend
by ChrisF
Thu Dec 15, 2016 9:08 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Welding thin plate ...
Replies: 16
Views: 418

Re: Welding thin plate ...

Some may shoot me but what about some good 'ol fibreglass? Cover the whole firewall and sort the tin worm forever(or at least a few years?) Should work for 80% of this project - in terms of "blocking the holes". But there are two bits visible from outside the vehicle, including the A-pill...
by ChrisF
Thu Dec 15, 2016 8:20 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Pakkie van Kaap tot Windhoek - SORTED :)
Replies: 4
Views: 106

Re: Pakkie van Kaap tot Windhoek

seems we might be sorted. Just waiting for final confirmation.
by ChrisF
Thu Dec 15, 2016 8:06 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Welding thin plate ...
Replies: 16
Views: 418

Re: Welding thin plate ...

I do have an oxy-acytelene set. So this may be the better route to go then. What type of gas welding : - metal filler rod ? - brazing ? - I know back in the day they used to solder the joints. not even sure if one can still get the materials for this .... how do you manage the heat and not warp the ...
by ChrisF
Thu Dec 15, 2016 5:20 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Welding thin plate ...
Replies: 16
Views: 418

Welding thin plate ...

A question for FROLL and the other guru's :thumbup: A friend is busy overhaulin a 80's Landy. Yes, the firewall has some bad rust. A few areas must be cut out, and new plate welded in. The one "side", where the door bolts onto, has to be replaced as well. The local Landy shops want more th...
by ChrisF
Thu Dec 15, 2016 3:16 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Pakkie van Kaap tot Windhoek - SORTED :)
Replies: 4
Views: 106

Pakkie van Kaap tot Windhoek - SORTED :)

Ek wil iets stuur vir n vriend in Windhoek. Boksie omtrent 200x150x150mm. Omdat "oor-grens" is, is die doane vol draadwerk aan daai kant as mens dit per koerier stuur ... Is daar iemand wat dalk oppad is met vakansie van die Kaap tot Windhoek wat kans sien om dit saam te vat ? :beg: PS - i...
by ChrisF
Tue Dec 13, 2016 8:42 am
Forum: Stolen Hiluxes
Topic: Toyota Hilux Stolen 05:39 4 Dec 2016
Replies: 28
Views: 1026

Re: Toyota Hilux Stolen 05:39 4 Dec 2016

Thats some good news.

Hope you get it back in good nick.
by ChrisF
Sun Dec 11, 2016 9:16 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 167
Views: 7675

Re: Long overdue project.

Mooi
by ChrisF
Thu Dec 08, 2016 5:49 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Too good to be true?
Replies: 14
Views: 442

Re: Too good to be true?

Priced to sell ... ? it is "only" a 4x2 ... cheaper than the 4x4 prices 2,7 is not the most popular, and thus cheaper. BUT, we did trip of a few thousand kilos in a 2,7 - VERY impressed !!! Sure, no 4 liter. But a decent package for the normal driving. Just possible it is a real deal. stil...
by ChrisF
Thu Dec 08, 2016 8:19 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Long trip just before service interval
Replies: 4
Views: 154

Re: Long trip just before service interval

With Toyota the gap is 1500km to either side


take short drive ... then book it in :)
by ChrisF
Thu Dec 08, 2016 8:18 am
Forum: Pictures Only - Post a pic of your Hilux
Topic: PLEASE tell me to Keep This.......2000 4x4 DC 2700 i
Replies: 52
Views: 1380

Re: PLEASE tell me to Keep This.......2000 4x4 DC 2700 i

hehehehe .... Petri eintlik NOU die beste tyd om te verkoop. Perfekte voertuig, perfekte toestand - perfekte "memorie" .... erens gaan daai n skeet optel, en daai memories versuur ... nou het jy hom met n skoon gewete verkoop en sal altyd die goeie memories hê. EN, elke keer n knop in die ...
by ChrisF
Mon Dec 05, 2016 8:03 pm
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: 1907 V8 Motorcycle
Replies: 9
Views: 272

Re: 1907 V8 Motorcycle

Kon sekerlik nie ver kom met daai klein tenk nie ....

Sien ook nie regtig n gearbox nie ... beslis nie iets wat n V8 vandag as n gearbox sal gebruik nie
by ChrisF
Mon Dec 05, 2016 6:24 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 2016 hilux moose test fail
Replies: 31
Views: 1085

Re: 2016 hilux moose test fail

Die Moose Toets is 'n skielike rukbeweging, juis om die skrik en uitswaai reaksie te simuleer. Dit het Jaco Kirsten nie gedoen nie. Hy het die "racing line" gevat, en dis hoekom die Hilux so mooi loop. Om die onderwerp so bietjie te verander - DIT is dan sekerlik n puik motivering vir &qu...
by ChrisF
Mon Dec 05, 2016 10:05 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Jetsetter
Replies: 93
Views: 3744

Re: Jetsetter

Bring on the pics! Frost, I was wondering what had happened to you just a few days ago, glad you're still fit and flying. Now, please read the opening sentence of this post again... :siffler: -F_D no peahcas, it neva happened ... ever tried to record the number of hours in air ports and actually in...
by ChrisF
Mon Dec 05, 2016 6:54 am
Forum: Stolen Hiluxes
Topic: Toyota Hilux Stolen 05:39 4 Dec 2016
Replies: 28
Views: 1026

Re: Toyota Hilux Stolen 05:39 4 Dec 2016

Hope you get sorted quickly.
by ChrisF
Fri Dec 02, 2016 11:35 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Vragie aan die slim manne op die forum
Replies: 37
Views: 568

Re: Vragie aan die slim manne op die forum

BO IN.

die geneuk met "onder in" is dat iemand hom gaan simpel skok as hy aanvaar die vorige ou het "normaal" gewerk.


so die les vir jou studente - WEES VERSIGTIG !!!! jy weet nooit wie voor jou daar was nie !!!!!!!!!!!!!

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