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by Optimus Prime
Wed Sep 13, 2017 11:03 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Vigo v6 engine light
Replies: 4
Views: 367

Re: Vigo v6 engine light

Thanks ,did remove the both pos and neg,left till the afternoon put back light off.
Took it in to test for fault codes did not find any .
been testing and driving for few days no light came on again
by Optimus Prime
Thu Sep 07, 2017 6:58 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Vigo v6 engine light
Replies: 4
Views: 367

Vigo v6 engine light

Need some help please.Battery light didnt want to.go off.Had alternator tested and regulator changed.After fitting again .now engine light stays on .
by Optimus Prime
Mon Mar 13, 2017 9:49 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Fortuner rear universal help
Replies: 0
Views: 182

Fortuner rear universal help

Guys where in westrand can i go for help with universal at the back ,as attached
https://youtu.be/sb5079UcL4g
by Optimus Prime
Wed Oct 05, 2016 10:20 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Looking for a winch.
Replies: 0
Views: 372

Looking for a winch.

anyone wanting to sell a winch
by Optimus Prime
Thu Sep 29, 2016 2:19 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Winch testing
Replies: 0
Views: 281

Winch testing

Anyone know where or who can test a 8000 winch and solenoid,to see which one is faulty.
in and around westrand and fix
by Optimus Prime
Tue Aug 16, 2016 9:34 am
Forum: Toyota Fortuner 4x4 Forum
Topic: 2006 Fortuner body lift kit
Replies: 6
Views: 1176

Re: 2006 Fortuner body lift kit

Already have the iron man in ,just looking for body lift ,to have the van a bit higher .
had a fried who helped with these things but now moved to another plannet.
dont know if i put the spacers in will there be issues with gear levers ,etc
main reason is to make it look better for me.bit higher
by Optimus Prime
Mon Aug 15, 2016 4:10 pm
Forum: Toyota Fortuner 4x4 Forum
Topic: 2006 Fortuner body lift kit
Replies: 6
Views: 1176

2006 Fortuner body lift kit

Need some info please .
Can i do a body lift on a 2006 tuna ,i did do a iron man suspension sometime ago .
if there wont be a problem where can i buy the spacers ,how many would i need maybe just looking for 40mm lift .
and can i do it myself
thanks
by Optimus Prime
Fri Jul 29, 2016 6:23 am
Forum: Wheels and Tyres
Topic: Wanted 265/70/16 Muds
Replies: 6
Views: 1533

Re: Wanted 265/70/16 Muds

Chris ,stuur asb n paar fotos ek gou kyl na hulle.
by Optimus Prime
Mon Jul 18, 2016 9:10 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Mud Terrain Tyres
Replies: 6
Views: 965

Re: Mud Terrain Tyres

Thanks Chopper .
Lets see when you do the change If i havnt found anything yet we can have a chat.
by Optimus Prime
Fri Jul 15, 2016 11:40 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Mud Terrain Tyres
Replies: 6
Views: 965

Re: Mud Terrain Tyres

Dankie Thys
by Optimus Prime
Fri Jul 15, 2016 11:10 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Mud Terrain Tyres
Replies: 6
Views: 965

Mud Terrain Tyres

Where can i get 265/75/16 Muds at a good price?
or good second hand. Dont know if 285 would fit on 2006 fortuner
it does have ironman suspension .
:thumbup:
by Optimus Prime
Tue May 24, 2016 11:00 am
Forum: Bargain Alert
Topic: Rugged Fender Flares - SOLD
Replies: 8
Views: 1640

Re: Rugged Fender Flares

Hi ,would these fit a 2006 fortuner as well
by Optimus Prime
Wed Jan 27, 2016 4:11 pm
Forum: Wheels and Tyres
Topic: Wanted 265/70/16 Muds
Replies: 6
Views: 1533

Wanted 265/70/16 Muds

Any new and secondhand 265/70/16 Muds for Fortuner :thumbup:
by Optimus Prime
Thu Mar 12, 2015 10:21 am
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: Need vw polo help please.
Replies: 31
Views: 2733

Re: Need vw polo help please.

Finally to close this subject.

Ok Changed spark plugs ,still not ok ,and then had to change one of the injectors now all 100% again.
by Optimus Prime
Thu Mar 12, 2015 10:19 am
Forum: Anything Else for sale
Topic: Leathermans
Replies: 36
Views: 2191

Re: Leathermans

Neil, which Leatherman is best suited for cutting steel wire and has the strongest pliers? And best grip for large hands? In my opinion, that would be the Surge. And how many Randelas for one? Will get back to you with a price. Got my Surge a year ago for 1499 at Cape Union Mart just to give you in...
by Optimus Prime
Tue Mar 10, 2015 9:23 am
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: Need vw polo help please.
Replies: 31
Views: 2733

Re: Need vw polo help please.

Ok im back ,after doing the head and replacing valves and all that goes with it.Went to pick up ,it started and i left ,soon i felt the car feels as if it is missing,went home ant took it back on the monday,yesterday he told me its the plug leads so i thought on the way to work will get leads at mid...
by Optimus Prime
Fri Feb 27, 2015 12:00 pm
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: Need vw polo help please.
Replies: 31
Views: 2733

Re: Need vw polo help please.

Will go and get the tester and check ,quick the last person told me it has solinoid pack or distributer pack does it make sense
by Optimus Prime
Thu Feb 26, 2015 11:24 am
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: Need vw polo help please.
Replies: 31
Views: 2733

Re: Need vw polo help please.

Ok ,after doing the timing belt and pulley she still didn;t wantto start. this led the guy who was helping me to think it can only be the valves that bent. so i waited for him to come and remove the head so we can see whats up and what needs to be done , problem now every day he needs to come and re...
by Optimus Prime
Thu Feb 19, 2015 8:09 pm
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: Need vw polo help please.
Replies: 31
Views: 2733

Re: Need vw polo help please.

Ok update,removed timing belt cover ,belt feels loose,and while turning at the bottom pulley i noticed 3to 4 teeth gone, Based on what you guys said,i think the belt is to loose ,teeth broke and maybe it jumped now timing far out.thanks stef for the offer,will get belt and tensioner tommorow ,fit on...
by Optimus Prime
Thu Feb 19, 2015 8:37 am
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: Need vw polo help please.
Replies: 31
Views: 2733

Re: Need vw polo help please.

I looked ata small pice of the cambelt where i could pull the cover open a bit ,the belt looke fine as if it is still ok,but i could move it left and right a bit so it felt as if it was not right .
i will go check again tonight and try to move the cover completely to check the teeth
by Optimus Prime
Wed Feb 18, 2015 6:31 pm
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: Need vw polo help please.
Replies: 31
Views: 2733

Re: Need vw polo help please.

Ok ,after changing oil filter and new oil,i also saw the pickup with the sif was blocked i cleaner it ,put the sump back ,waited for the silicone to dry ,and tried to start it ,still nothing ,but now i notice turning the key it is as if its a flat noise it doesn,t sound like normal turningbsound
by Optimus Prime
Tue Feb 17, 2015 10:42 am
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: Need vw polo help please.
Replies: 31
Views: 2733

Re: Need vw polo help please.

According to the website .thanks to pote i Think timing belt is a chain.so.should.be ok

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by Optimus Prime
Tue Feb 17, 2015 10:35 am
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: Need vw polo help please.
Replies: 31
Views: 2733

Re: Need vw polo help please.

Sorry .cant have alook now .towed home and back to work.can only check this afternoon

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by Optimus Prime
Tue Feb 17, 2015 10:32 am
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: Need vw polo help please.
Replies: 31
Views: 2733

Re: Need vw polo help please.

Pote .can i see the timing belt to confirm if broken

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by Optimus Prime
Tue Feb 17, 2015 10:29 am
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: Need vw polo help please.
Replies: 31
Views: 2733

Re: Need vw polo help please.

fink you guys have got it right.Didnt think one can get friendly people at dealers workshops.but i found very friendly one at Krugersdorp he said he also think its the pump.and i should remove sump clean the pump from sludge .seal it and should be fine

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by Optimus Prime
Tue Feb 17, 2015 9:36 am
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: Need vw polo help please.
Replies: 31
Views: 2733

Re: Need vw polo help please.

Didnt hear any explotions or pop or smoke

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by Optimus Prime
Tue Feb 17, 2015 9:34 am
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: Need vw polo help please.
Replies: 31
Views: 2733

Re: Need vw polo help please.

1.4 2005 also looks like might be bit of sludge .if oil pump .can it cause not to start

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by Optimus Prime
Tue Feb 17, 2015 8:34 am
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: Need vw polo help please.
Replies: 31
Views: 2733

Need vw polo help please.

Gents.need help with 1.4 polo.Yesterday i started it and herd noises .i think like tappet noises .like fast tik tik tik tik.use to happen every morning for 10 to 20 sexonds then gone .yesterday same thing noise .but this time oil light on and beeps few times.did this until i got to petrol station an...
by Optimus Prime
Mon Jan 26, 2015 2:32 pm
Forum: Recovery Equipment
Topic: Need help with Rugged Ridge 8,5 Winch
Replies: 0
Views: 1448

Need help with Rugged Ridge 8,5 Winch

Was stuck nose first with water flowing winch was below water ,but control box was still above.While trying to winch out winch just stopped ,and made click noise at the control box where the solenoid is.Now not able to winch in or out ,just the click noise at the solenoid. 1.what could the problem b...
by Optimus Prime
Sat Jan 10, 2015 11:06 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Bridgestone Adventure Series - 2015
Replies: 22
Views: 2289

Re: Bridgestone Adventure Series - 2015

Sent my form to gblaine@bridgestone.co.za will see if i get reply
by Optimus Prime
Thu Jul 03, 2014 2:08 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Dringend opsoek na roofrack vir 2010 Hilux
Replies: 3
Views: 322

Re: Dringend opsoek na roofrack vir 2010 Hilux

Hi dankie,
jammer kom nou eers terug ,die ou het toe erens anders in roofrack gekry .

thanks anyway.
by Optimus Prime
Mon Jun 30, 2014 11:47 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Dringend opsoek na roofrack vir 2010 Hilux
Replies: 3
Views: 322

Dringend opsoek na roofrack vir 2010 Hilux

Enigiemand wat kan help met n 2de handse roofrack asb
by Optimus Prime
Fri Apr 11, 2014 2:09 pm
Forum: Anything Else for sale
Topic: Chivas Regal 18
Replies: 2
Views: 600

Chivas Regal 18

selling chivas 18 year
looking for R700
by Optimus Prime
Mon Nov 25, 2013 2:18 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Chuck box / Travel Pantry
Replies: 37
Views: 2723

Re: Chuck box / Travel Pantry

Kyk hierdie een
by Optimus Prime
Tue Nov 05, 2013 12:30 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Urgent - 2006 Vigo 4.0 V6 electrical problems - Please help!
Replies: 23
Views: 1295

Re: Urgent - 2006 Vigo 4.0 V6 electrical problems - Please h

I can concur ,same thing happened to mine ,changed battery and viola..
by Optimus Prime
Wed Sep 25, 2013 11:40 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Trade in value
Replies: 5
Views: 275

Re: Trade in value

:thumbup:
by Optimus Prime
Fri Sep 20, 2013 8:27 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Trade in value
Replies: 5
Views: 275

Trade in value

Is daar dalk enige iemand wat kan help met trade in waarde vir n 2005 Polo hatch 1.4 trendline
202000km .

DANKIE
by Optimus Prime
Wed Aug 21, 2013 10:48 am
Forum: Web Related Discussions and Suggestions
Topic: Prices on websites
Replies: 7
Views: 1867

Re: Prices on websites

Dankie tog,eks nie allleen nie.
Voel die selfde.
Maka sommer net daar die website toe ,en soek iets anders
by Optimus Prime
Fri Jul 12, 2013 11:11 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Leatherman en vlieg
Replies: 20
Views: 667

Re: Leatherman en vlieg

Nee geen probleem.
Mamma het lekker :lol:
by Optimus Prime
Fri Jul 12, 2013 10:55 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Leatherman en vlieg
Replies: 20
Views: 667

Re: Leatherman en vlieg

DANKIE Julle

Sal dan maar kyk as ek daar kom .
Miskien by huis los.
wil nie die ding verloor nie
Toe ek die Surge koop by Cape Union Mart het ek 1500 betaal.
n week later toe kom Cassie met sy Leathermans en pryse .JO
Ek sou 2 by hom kon koop vir daai prys.
by Optimus Prime
Fri Jul 12, 2013 10:20 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Leatherman en vlieg
Replies: 20
Views: 667

Re: Leatherman en vlieg

Ja het def n lem .Ek het hul gebel om te hoor wat hule se ,hulle verstaan nie wat is n Multitool nie. hier is wat hul se op die website So beteken dit as ek dit check in sal dit ok wees ,wat presies is die check in (askuus ek het laas op my honeymoon gevlieg 1997)) dit is waarom ek vra as dit saam m...
by Optimus Prime
Fri Jul 12, 2013 9:39 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Leatherman en vlieg
Replies: 20
Views: 667

Leatherman en vlieg

Wil net weet wat se julle en of het iemand al met hul Leatherman gevlieg in hul baggae sakke.
net domestic.wat is die beste ,gaan maar sonder dit vir 2 weke of sit slotte aan rugsak met Leatherman binne.
by Optimus Prime
Fri Jul 12, 2013 9:37 am
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: Sani Info
Replies: 1
Views: 354

Sani Info

Vir die ouens wat gewonder het .
Vriend van my is gister daarop met die bike , .hy se sani self se pad raak al beter en sien net hier en daar biki ys ,nog niks sneeu nie .
en n entjie in na Mogotlong se kant toe ook niks sneeu nie.
by Optimus Prime
Fri Jun 28, 2013 10:11 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Any interest in plastic long range tanks?
Replies: 12
Views: 584

Re: Any interest in plastic long range tanks?

Pote wrote:Replacement to 100L in my Tuna
by Optimus Prime
Thu Jun 27, 2013 10:53 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Bosvark/All out Africa contact number
Replies: 2
Views: 167

Re: Bosvark/All out Africa contact number

Sover ek weet.
Robert Broom Drive, 1739 Krugersdorp, Gauteng
082 329 2179
by Optimus Prime
Thu Jun 27, 2013 10:06 am
Forum: Toyota Fortuner 4x4 Forum
Topic: rtt op tuna sonder roof rack
Replies: 9
Views: 1522

Re: rtt op tuna sonder roof rack

Die silver een op foto is so gedoen soos jy wil he,is n ou wat ander dag saam gaan jag het.
probeer hom in hande kry vir beter fotos ,sal dan weer post.
by Optimus Prime
Thu Jun 27, 2013 9:41 am
Forum: Toyota Fortuner 4x4 Forum
Topic: rtt op tuna sonder roof rack
Replies: 9
Views: 1522

Re: rtt op tuna sonder roof rack

Ali3n wrote:something like this.
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I have seen this type of fitment on a few Fortuners.
by Optimus Prime
Thu Jun 27, 2013 9:23 am
Forum: Mozambique
Topic: Info Moz from PUT FOOT
Replies: 14
Views: 2603

Info Moz from PUT FOOT

Not able to view this email? View it in your browser You are receiving this email because you signed up for the email newsletter on putfootrally.com - If you have received this in error, or no longer wish to receive any emails, click here to unsubscribe immediately Dear Put Footers, As briefed by th...
by Optimus Prime
Wed Jun 26, 2013 8:57 am
Forum: Pictures Only - Post a pic of your Hilux
Topic: just a few more pics of the BEEFY one!
Replies: 11
Views: 943

Re: just a few more pics of the BEEFY one!

Lyk al te mooi daar in die bos
by Optimus Prime
Wed Jun 26, 2013 8:56 am
Forum: Photography
Topic: Fotos uit Paarlberg
Replies: 16
Views: 2374

Re: Fotos uit Paarlberg

nice :thumbup:
by Optimus Prime
Wed Jun 26, 2013 8:53 am
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Frontrunner Roofrack
Replies: 19
Views: 1151

Re: Frontrunner Roofrack

Post some pics of the roofrack when done with it ,would like to see what you came up with.
by Optimus Prime
Wed Jun 26, 2013 8:49 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Kan iemand help met n bietjie inligting
Replies: 6
Views: 956

Re: Kan iemand help met n bietjie inligting

Wil net volg en hoor wat gese word.
by Optimus Prime
Thu Jun 13, 2013 10:47 am
Forum: Fortuner
Topic: Cat removal?
Replies: 41
Views: 7176

Re: Cat removal?

Sebata wrote:Got my 4 cats removed last weekend, all I can say, WOW :celebrate:
TAU
Give some info price and place please.
by Optimus Prime
Wed Jun 05, 2013 1:09 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: SA TRUCKS NEED THESE BRAKES!
Replies: 10
Views: 379

SA TRUCKS NEED THESE BRAKES!

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by Optimus Prime
Tue Jun 04, 2013 5:51 pm
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: Komatipoort Border
Replies: 5
Views: 568

Re: Komatipoort Border

Oms gaan ool nog altud vroeg
Het fan niks probleme .nehalwe vir die militry wat altyd
Iets fout kry .diekeer vat ek familie saam wat nie die storie ken noe
Oms gan darm 3 karre wees.
by Optimus Prime
Tue Jun 04, 2013 5:36 pm
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: Komatipoort Border
Replies: 5
Views: 568

Re: Komatipoort Border

My plan is to be there @5 morning of 24.you think it would be fine.
Taking other family for first time
So im already im the stress with all the reelings en goed
by Optimus Prime
Tue Jun 04, 2013 5:26 pm
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: Komatipoort Border
Replies: 5
Views: 568

Komatipoort Border

Guys does anyone know ,heard of or experienced the komatipoort
Border on the 24of dec .would you say .its as busy as standing
In the 3km que or would it be less busy.
I was planning to go.the swazi route into moz.but worried about
The recent hijack.stories
by Optimus Prime
Tue May 21, 2013 4:07 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: How to obtain a municipal evaluation?
Replies: 5
Views: 392

Re: How to obtain a municipal evaluation?

Im thinking ,look at the website for the municipality for that area where the property is ,if you cant find anything there
mail their address.
by Optimus Prime
Thu Jan 31, 2013 3:09 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Fortuner - permanent 4wd?
Replies: 7
Views: 217

Re: Fortuner - permanent 4wd?

Does anyone have pics of the gear lever ,what it says on the lever?
mine looks like this ,is this what you talking about.
says LL
N
HL and
H
by Optimus Prime
Wed Jan 30, 2013 9:04 am
Forum: Fortuner
Topic: Cat removal?
Replies: 41
Views: 7176

Re: Cat removal?

Ek weet dis `n baie ou draad die, maar ek het wyd en suid gesoek vir advies en raad oor de-cat. Ek het die plunge gevat en my beast laat de-cat. :o Klink soos `n dier, maar tog geen effek binne kajuit. Gaan egter wel 2 klein ekstra boksies laat insit waar hulle die laaste 2 cats verwyder het net om...

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