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by Thunder02
Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Accessories for Sale
Topic: GME Gx300 29 MHz radio
Replies: 3
Views: 116

Re: GME Gx300 29 MHz radio

:thumbup: thanks
by Thunder02
Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What happened with all those nice SFA's?
Replies: 8
Views: 150

Re: What happened with all those nice SFA's?

So true, being hunting for a nice 2.4 for a buddy of mine, no luck as yet.
by Thunder02
Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Accessories for Sale
Topic: GME Gx300 29 MHz radio
Replies: 3
Views: 116

Re: GME Gx300 29 MHz radio

Nice radio, both uses, Marine and 4x4.
Please post some pics.
Is it the white or black unit?
by Thunder02
Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Radios and Licensing
Topic: Old CB Radios
Replies: 2
Views: 76

Re: Old CB Radios

Hi Ronnie, drop me a mail, neil@4x4direct.co.za and I will get you added to the "2Way Radio Club", currently there is a "come back" on the CB side, we have plenty guys here in Gauteng using the radios again.
by Thunder02
Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Reach for a Dream Fundraising Event 10 March 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 72

Re: Reach for a Dream Fundraising Event 10 March 2018

I will be there for support, will not be driving this year :siffler:

And if you read between the lines, Pieter will be coming up to join us for the day. :clap:
by Thunder02
Thu Feb 15, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Polls
Topic: holiday trip report competition
Replies: 19
Views: 779

Re: holiday trip report competition

Well done Robbie :clap: :clap: :clap:
by Thunder02
Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:58 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Header pic
Replies: 3
Views: 170

Re: Header pic

She is stunning, great choice :thumbup:
by Thunder02
Wed Feb 07, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Events Calender
Topic: Hilux Club RFAD Team
Replies: 44
Views: 584

Re: Hilux Club RFAD Team

Family_Dog wrote:
Wed Feb 07, 2018 4:52 pm
Robbie and Vicky - Also known as Bliksempie and Glitter Pumps
Part of me is dying to say something but somehow feel I should rather keep quiet.... :siffler: :angel:


-F_D
Robbie actually is "Glitter Pumps", I have pictures to prove it. :twisted:
by Thunder02
Wed Feb 07, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: holiday trip report competition
Replies: 19
Views: 779

Re: holiday trip report competition

:thumbup: Sorted
by Thunder02
Mon Feb 05, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Good Service
Topic: Great service from 4x4 Direct
Replies: 5
Views: 310

Re: Great service from 4x4 Direct

Neat job :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
by Thunder02
Sun Jan 28, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Events Calender
Topic: Hilux Club RFAD Team
Replies: 44
Views: 584

Re: Hilux Club RFAD Team

Thanks Willy, we would need to do better than last year, we only took the "best spirit award"
Really fun event guys :thumbup:
by Thunder02
Fri Jan 26, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Post your Dec 2017 holiday trip report and win!
Replies: 39
Views: 2557

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

Obelix and Dogmatix wrote:
Wed Jan 24, 2018 3:21 pm
Hilux 1 wrote:
Wed Jan 24, 2018 3:15 pm
still 7 days left.
pormise i will have mine done by then.
MMMMMMMMMMMMM we cannot let MYLUX win with his beer and truck in his back garden!!!!
I'm Sure Greg holds a position on the committee or staff, and thus can not enter the competition :twisted: .
by Thunder02
Sun Jan 21, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: RAV4 project
Replies: 9
Views: 379

Re: RAV4 project

Spent some time working on the RAV this past few weeks, while sanding down, we found a few problem areas which we will fix up before spraying.
Rear driver side.jpg
Rear driver side 1.jpg
Wheel arch 1.jpg
Wheel arch.jpg
I'm surprised how little rust we have found on the vehicle for it's age.
by Thunder02
Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:10 am
Forum: Bargain Alert
Topic: Dometic fridge / freezers - how good?
Replies: 11
Views: 373

Re: Dometic fridge / freezers - how good?

Mud Dog wrote:
Wed Jan 17, 2018 8:51 am
Then it's an awesome deal at that price! :blink:
Andy, just to give you an idea, my 80L Waeco is around seven years old now, and she will be going in for her first service, :oops:
by Thunder02
Wed Jan 17, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: Bargain Alert
Topic: Dometic fridge / freezers - how good?
Replies: 11
Views: 373

Re: Dometic fridge / freezers - how good?

Hilux 1 wrote:
Wed Jan 17, 2018 8:37 am
as far as i know it is the WEACO, new name but all the same still. Danfos if not mistaking
100% correct, just a name change, :thumbup:
by Thunder02
Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Out in Nature
Topic: Any Twitchers out there ?
Replies: 12
Views: 315

Re: Any Twitchers out there ?

Hallo Rudi, het jy die foto ge-photoshop. :celebrate: :lmao: Sien jy ken jou voëls. Haha, nee, net iets wat ek op die internet gekry het. Ek het al soveel meganiese goed hier geleer, ek is bly ek kan darem iets bydra! :lmao: Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Hi Rudi, thanks for the input, I agree ...
by Thunder02
Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Out in Nature
Topic: Any Twitchers out there ?
Replies: 12
Views: 315

Re: Any Twitchers out there ?

Mud Dog wrote:
Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:07 pm
You wrote:I was walking around an old farm house and came across an barn, as I walked in, I upset this guy:
That's why it's called a barn owl. :D:
:clap: :clap: :clap:
But why Western, was in the east?
by Thunder02
Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Out in Nature
Topic: Any Twitchers out there ?
Replies: 12
Views: 315

Re: Any Twitchers out there ?

Not so big on birds (the feathered kind :D: ) but it looks a bit like a Lanner falcon, just a little too light in colouring. It might just give you a reference point in Google to find out what it really is. :winkx: Was thinking the same, but the bird's head is too light, it is a juvenile and was am...
by Thunder02
Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: Out in Nature
Topic: Any Twitchers out there ?
Replies: 12
Views: 315

Re: Any Twitchers out there ?

I was walking around an old farm house and came across an barn, as I walked in, I upset this guy: Western Barn Owl.jpg I eventually stood just outside the large barn doors and he took flight to a nearby forest, he was kind enough to sit still for a few minutes so I could get the camera set up and ta...
by Thunder02
Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Out in Nature
Topic: Any Twitchers out there ?
Replies: 12
Views: 315

Any Twitchers out there ?

Hi all, being doing some bird watching this past December, took a few pics,

So here we go:
Long-tailed Widowbird.jpg
Malachite Sunbird.jpg
Crested Barbet.jpg
Amur Falcon.jpg
Now here's the thing, need help with the following bird:
Juv.jpg
by Thunder02
Wed Dec 20, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: Eastern Cape
Topic: E/Cape YE GTG
Replies: 40
Views: 1266

Re: E/Cape YE GTG

Some cool pics Andy, interesting story about the stones. :thumbup:
by Thunder02
Mon Dec 18, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Towbar wanted :)
Replies: 1
Views: 207

Re: Towbar wanted :)

Hi all, I'm looking for a double tube step rear-bumper for my 2000 Hilux Raider Raised-body. I have the towbar and the wiring harness so only 'need' the tubes and the bash plate. Prepared to consider the entire package for a reasonable price :) Thanks, :thumbup: :thumbup: Garett Hi, I think I still...
by Thunder02
Mon Dec 18, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: RAV4 project
Replies: 9
Views: 379

Re: RAV4 project

Mud Dog wrote:
Mon Dec 18, 2017 10:48 am
Wasn't it red before? :think:
:naah:
by Thunder02
Mon Dec 18, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: General Mods
Topic: RAV4 project
Replies: 9
Views: 379

Re: RAV4 project

Dowe Koos wrote:
Sun Dec 17, 2017 9:13 pm
Hi Neil, I love that green and black. Like to see the end product.
With the color choice, I do not have to re-register the vehicle.
by Thunder02
Sun Dec 17, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: 4.0 V6 Vigo Or NICE un molested SFA Hilux?
Replies: 14
Views: 508

Re: 4.0 V6 Vigo Or NICE un molested SFA Hilux?

4L V6 for trips, SFA as a toy, that would be my perfect garage..... :D:
by Thunder02
Sun Dec 17, 2017 8:36 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: RAV4 project
Replies: 9
Views: 379

Re: RAV4 project

The product we are using:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ezVsBja ... 87&index=6
Raptor.jpg
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by Thunder02
Sun Dec 17, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: RAV4 project
Replies: 9
Views: 379

Re: RAV4 project

Next test was to do plastic trim with the same product:
Bumper 2.jpg
The trim on the right is the original color.
Bumper 1.jpg
Happy with the result:
Bumper 3.jpg
by Thunder02
Sun Dec 17, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: RAV4 project
Replies: 9
Views: 379

Re: Rav 4 facelift

The result:
Green.jpg
(28.02 KiB) Not downloaded yet
Now the work starts, strip the rest of the vehicle and prep for paint. :eh:
by Thunder02
Sun Dec 17, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: RAV4 project
Replies: 9
Views: 379

Re: Rav 4 facelift

We then prepared for the second phase:
Black inlay 3.jpg
Then laid down the paint:
Green 1.jpg
by Thunder02
Sun Dec 17, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: RAV4 project
Replies: 9
Views: 379

RAV4 project

Hi all, it's been long overdue to give the Rav some attention, she is an 1996 model and being used daily. It has needed a re-spray and thought "lets have some fun" while doing it. After doing some research, I found the perfect product for the job, thanks to Martin from Bundutec. :thumbup: We then pr...
by Thunder02
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:20 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Bumper/winch projek
Replies: 44
Views: 1302

Re: Bumper/winch projek

:thumbup: neatly done :thumbup:
by Thunder02
Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:48 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Gauteng year end gtg 2017
Replies: 31
Views: 663

Re: Gauteng year end gtg 2017

Looks like it was a great day guys, nice pics :thumbup:

Q, you've just completed the Bridgestone series, you should have scored more points :boss:

:mocking: :mocking: :mocking:
by Thunder02
Mon Nov 27, 2017 7:09 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Nuut hier
Replies: 5
Views: 314

Re: Nuut hier

Welcome to the forum Danie.
by Thunder02
Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:04 pm
Forum: 4x4 Direct Fitments
Topic: Fitments @ 4x4 Direct Boksburg
Replies: 13
Views: 734

Re: Fitments @ 4x4 Direct Boksburg

I did a Jimny today, must add, you get some nice kit for these vehicles now days.
Jimny snorkel.jpg
Jimny snorkel 1.jpg
Not much space to work with in the wheel arch............ :shock2:
by Thunder02
Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: TPMS at 4x4 Direct
Replies: 13
Views: 1049

Re: TPMS at 4x4 Direct

Johan, I had mine fitted a few days ago and I'm so glad we removed the tires off the rims, was actually very disgusted with the amount of sand and other crap lodged between the tire and rim. I gather it works it's self in when pressures are dropped low for offroad ventures. In the future I'll make a...
by Thunder02
Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: TPMS at 4x4 Direct
Replies: 13
Views: 1049

Re: TPMS at 4x4 Direct

This is how I have mounted my unit, so it stays in once place, but can be removed.
Stitched some Velcro onto the dash cover.
Velcro on TPMS.jpg
Then put some sticky Velcro onto the display.
Velcro on dash cover.jpg
Now it's nice and secure.
Mounted.jpg
by Thunder02
Mon Nov 20, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: 4x4 Direct Fitments
Topic: Fitments @ 4x4 Direct Boksburg
Replies: 13
Views: 734

Re: Fitments @ 4x4 Direct Boksburg

Lekker. I also need one for my hilux, 2013 model . Do you have an installer in Namibia?

Hi, we don't have, but one of the 4x4 companies should be able to fit it for you.
by Thunder02
Sun Nov 19, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: 4x4 Direct Fitments
Topic: Fitments @ 4x4 Direct Boksburg
Replies: 13
Views: 734

Re: Fitments @ 4x4 Direct Boksburg

Just in case you thought we don't do any other vehicles besides Toyota's. :D:
Triton snorkel.jpg
Triton spots.jpg
by Thunder02
Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:00 am
Forum: 4x4 Direct Fitments
Topic: Fitments @ 4x4 Direct Boksburg
Replies: 13
Views: 734

Re: Fitments @ 4x4 Direct Boksburg

FIRSTGEER wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:13 am
:thumbup: Nicely done Neil :thumbup:
Thank you.
by Thunder02
Mon Nov 13, 2017 6:58 pm
Forum: 4x4 Direct Fitments
Topic: Fitments @ 4x4 Direct Boksburg
Replies: 13
Views: 734

Re: Fitments @ 4x4 Direct Boksburg

Prado 120 snorkel fitment:
Prado 120.jpg
Prado 120 snorkel.jpg
by Thunder02
Sun Nov 12, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: Joke of the day
Replies: 3675
Views: 137732

Re: Joke of the day

Land Rover























Come on, I know you guys are wetting your selves........ :laugh2: :laugh2: :laugh2:
by Thunder02
Sun Nov 12, 2017 3:19 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: HAS ANYONE ORDERED A SNORKEL FROM THESE GUYS
Replies: 8
Views: 571

Re: HAS ANYONE ORDERED A SNORKEL FROM THESE GUYS

Ours are tested and good quality [emoji106]Great. Thanks.
Kindly send me a quote including courier to Swakopmund Namibia. Jalexander2539@gmail.com

We will contact you Alex :thumbup:
by Thunder02
Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: 4x4 Direct Fitments
Topic: Fitments @ 4x4 Direct Boksburg
Replies: 13
Views: 734

Re: Fitments @ 4x4 Direct Boksburg

Completed and ready for delivery:
Revo 4.jpg
Revo 6.jpg
Revo 5.jpg
by Thunder02
Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: 4x4 Direct Fitments
Topic: Fitments @ 4x4 Direct Boksburg
Replies: 13
Views: 734

Re: Fitments @ 4x4 Direct Boksburg

Revo 1.jpg
Revo 2.jpg
Revo 3.jpg
The rock sliders and fenders was not fitted at this point.
by Thunder02
Tue Nov 07, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: 4x4 Direct Fitments
Topic: Fitments @ 4x4 Direct Boksburg
Replies: 13
Views: 734

Re: Snorkel fitment @ 4x4 Direct Boksburg

Dowe Koos wrote:
Tue Nov 07, 2017 7:36 pm
Ja Neil, jy is 'n pro. Netjies man.
Dankie :blushing:
by Thunder02
Tue Nov 07, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: 4x4 Direct Fitments
Topic: Fitments @ 4x4 Direct Boksburg
Replies: 13
Views: 734

Re: Snorkel fitment @ 4x4 Direct Boksburg

A few more:
Pajero.jpg
I had the honor of taking a brand new Revo apart and completely re-kitting it, was fun :celebrate:
Revo full kit.jpg
Front and rear bumpers fitted,rock sliders, snorkel, winch, side fenders and a few items inside like USB ports and light switches, dash cover.
by Thunder02
Tue Nov 07, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: 4x4 Direct Fitments
Topic: Fitments @ 4x4 Direct Boksburg
Replies: 13
Views: 734

Fitments @ 4x4 Direct Boksburg

Some pictures of the vehicles recently done at 4x4 Direct:
Vigo D4D snorkel.jpg
Vigo D4D snorkel 2.jpg
A bit of a custom fit, but now we have the kit for it:
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by Thunder02
Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: TPMS at 4x4 Direct
Replies: 13
Views: 1049

Re: TPMS at 4x4 Direct

Pieter What do you do with the spare wheel? Can you fit a sensor and switch over to that sensor? Hi Louis. Unfortunately not.These unit can only handle 4 sensors. The solution to this problem is to fit one of each unit, I would install the solar unit into my trailer and the two spare wheels and the...
by Thunder02
Fri Apr 21, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: Bargain Alert
Topic: Key ring - Bottle opener
Replies: 66
Views: 3964

Re: Key ring - Bottle opener

I still have Tommy's here at my shop, sent him a PM, but no response.
by Thunder02
Tue Apr 18, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: 4x4 Megaworld Gerotek day
Replies: 10
Views: 1105

Re: 4x4 Megaworld Gerotek day

1. Greg & Lee-Ann
2. Quentin & Hesta
3. Rigardt & Swambo
4. Jaans
5. JohanM & Family
6. Corrie & The new BOSS
7.
8.
9.
10.
by Thunder02
Mon Apr 17, 2017 9:54 am
Forum: Pictures Only - Post a pic of your Hilux
Topic: My hilux
Replies: 5
Views: 686

Re: My hilux

Welcome to the forum Con, what's the plans with the Hilux?
by Thunder02
Mon Apr 10, 2017 3:19 pm
Forum: Trail Reports
Topic: Baboons Pass April 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1323

Re: Baboons Pass April 2017

Tony, thanks for the trip report, glad you guys made it back safely.
Oupa Willy, congrats on your grandchild :clap: :clap: :clap:
by Thunder02
Mon Apr 10, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Replacement LED H4 lamps
Replies: 14
Views: 1260

Re: Replacement LED H4 lamps

Danie, it's a plug and play option. I have not tested on a SFA yet, but I'm sure Louis will be able to tell us.
The light makes a world of difference, I'll never ever fit an HID kit into my vehicle again.
by Thunder02
Wed Apr 05, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: The Wedge 4x4 trail & Golf driving range
Replies: 24
Views: 2154

Re: The Wedge 4x4 trail & Golf driving range

Having said that though, the mud was more like dirty water than the sticky mud we experienced in Northam the previous weekend. It took Lee Ann about half an hour to clean my truck on Saturday afternoon :mocking: :surrender: :surrender: :surrender: :surrender: :surrender: :surrender: And here he cla...
by Thunder02
Wed Apr 05, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Dealer Membership?
Replies: 4
Views: 417

Re: Dealer Membership?

Hi Nick, Pieter will be the one to help you.
by Thunder02
Mon Apr 03, 2017 4:43 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: The Wedge 4x4 trail & Golf driving range
Replies: 24
Views: 2154

Re: The Wedge 4x4 trail & Golf driving range

Please don't let Robbie see these pics, I think he will pass out :faint:
by Thunder02
Sat Mar 18, 2017 9:55 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: 4x4 Fun Day - Northam
Replies: 9
Views: 1156

Re: 4x4 Fun Day - Northam

We have one week left until this event, please come support the Hilux marshaling unit, we will be running the event.
Camping is available for those that are worried about the long drive.
https://www.facebook.com/events/685309918316405/?ti=cl
by Thunder02
Wed Mar 15, 2017 12:23 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Reach for a dream 2017 4x4 fun day
Replies: 105
Views: 5166

Re: Reach for a dream 2017 4x4 fun day

Well done lads :clap: :clap: :clap:
Was a great day, looking forward to next one :thumbup:
by Thunder02
Mon Mar 13, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: Prado 3.4 V6 SOLD
Replies: 26
Views: 3497

Re: Prado 3.4 V6 for sale

Hi James, what after market bumper is on the front?

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