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by Thunder02
Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Got this on Friday..
Replies: 10
Views: 392

Re: Got this on Friday..

Stunning color, congrats.
by Thunder02
Thu Jun 07, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: My new Ride
Replies: 11
Views: 476

Re: My new Ride

Nice find Johan :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
by Thunder02
Wed May 30, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Mariul Brand 4x4 day
Replies: 2
Views: 161

Re: Mariul Brand 4x4 day

Mud Dog wrote:
Wed May 30, 2018 12:34 pm
:thumbup:

I see that No. 7 is still going and that Mark still drives him hard. :D:
Yip, still going strong.
by Thunder02
Wed May 30, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Mariul Brand 4x4 day
Replies: 2
Views: 161

Mariul Brand 4x4 day

Just a few action pictures of the event that took place this past weekend:
MB1.jpg
MB2.jpg
MB3.jpg
MB4.jpg
MB5.jpg
and one more:
MB6.jpg
by Thunder02
Wed May 23, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: Accessories for Sale
Topic: 15" hilux rims for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 411

Re: 15" hilux rims for sale

KZTE Nut wrote:
Tue May 22, 2018 5:00 pm
Neil are they from an IFS Lux ?
Morning, nope off an Vigo, I don't think they will fit because of the offset of the rim.
by Thunder02
Mon May 21, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Accessories for Sale
Topic: 15" hilux rims for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 411

15" hilux rims for sale

Hi all, I have four 15" hilux rims for sale. The asking price is R4500.00 for all four.
They come with center caps and the tyres are shot, only leaving tyres on to protect the rims.
You can send me a PM if interested.
Hilux rims 2.jpg
Hilux rims 2.jpg
Hilux rims 2.jpg
Hilux rims 2.jpg
by Thunder02
Sun May 20, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: Willy's Jeep
Replies: 2
Views: 224

Willy's Jeep

A few pics of stunning little Jeep. It was restored by Mike and his two sons.
Mike's Jeep.jpg
Mike's Jeep 1.jpg
Mike's Jeep 2.jpg
by Thunder02
Sun May 20, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Gauteng Kontiki 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 185

Re: Gauteng Kontiki 2018

Yip Eric it's one of the best events in the scouting calender, 35th Kontiki this year. Held in winter due to summer lightining storms.
It's great to see so many kids still in Scouts, land, sea and air.
by Thunder02
Sun May 20, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Alu Canopy en Eie krag
Replies: 83
Views: 7553

Re: Alu Canopy en Eie krag

Looking great Hennie.
by Thunder02
Sun May 20, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Gauteng Kontiki 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 185

Re: Gauteng Kontiki 2018

Some pics of the various camp sites:
Campsite 1.jpg
Campsite 2.jpg
Campsite 3.jpg
Campsite 4.jpg
Campsite 5.jpg
by Thunder02
Sun May 20, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Gauteng Kontiki 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 185

Re: Gauteng Kontiki 2018

This year we had two Scouts doing their Springbok pioneering projects during Kontiki.
The first one a tower:
4th Benoni springbok project.jpg
4th Benoni springbok project 2.jpg
The second project a gateway to the troops camp site:
Harmelia springbok project.jpg
Harmelia springbok project 2.jpg
by Thunder02
Sun May 20, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Gauteng Kontiki 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 185

Re: Gauteng Kontiki 2018

The rafts launch at 11am on Saturday morning, they spend 24 hours on the water.
Raft 1.jpg
Raft 2.jpg
Raft 3.jpg
During the evening they will dock to have their 3 course meal judged.
Raft 4.jpg
Raft 5.jpg
by Thunder02
Sun May 20, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Gauteng Kontiki 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 185

Re: Gauteng Kontiki 2018

Construction of the rafts are marked in stages:
1. Equipment
2. Neatness of site
3. Planning, drawings and model
4. Safty
Each raft is built by the raft crew, usually 6 to 8 scouts.
Construction sites 1.jpg
Construction sites 1.jpg
by Thunder02
Sun May 20, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Gauteng Kontiki 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 185

Gauteng Kontiki 2018

This post is for Uncle Eric. (Puddle Pirate) So for the first time in a few years we had a dry Kontiki. Troops started to arrive on Friday around 12 to set up camp and preparing to build their raft until late into the night. Over the weekend their raft, campsite, cooking and other Scouting skills ar...
by Thunder02
Thu May 10, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Toyota SFA OE Recovery Hook
Replies: 2
Views: 212

Re: Toyota SFA OE Recovery Hook

http://www.4x4direct.co.za/recovery-gea ... 17724.html

Call Trevor at 4x4 Direct in Cape Town 021 981 7189
by Thunder02
Mon May 07, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: spare wheel stolen
Replies: 3
Views: 283

Re: spare wheel stolen

Hi, sad news and seems very common nowadays.......
Have a look at this product:
http://www.4x4direct.co.za/tyre-care/66 ... 51494.html
by Thunder02
Mon May 07, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Alu Canopy en Eie krag
Replies: 83
Views: 7553

Re: Alu Canopy en Eie krag

Dowe Koos wrote:
Tue May 01, 2018 5:00 pm
Dagsê mense.
Fotos van my recover en tool boks wat nou klaar is.
A6.jpg
A7.jpg
Volgende stap is nou die laaistelsel binne in die canopy
Hennie, pics did not load.
by Thunder02
Mon May 07, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: 2016 - on - Revo Shape Hilux
Topic: Revo D/Cab seat covers wanted
Replies: 4
Views: 179

Re: Revo D/Cab seat covers wanted

Hi guys, thanks Andy for the reference.


TJL, also give Trevor an call at 4x4 Direct,Cape town. 021 981 7189
by Thunder02
Thu Apr 26, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hilux Bilstein
Replies: 1
Views: 254

Re: Hilux Bilstein

Hi, give Darrel a call, 011 493 5181
by Thunder02
Wed Apr 18, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: "setting" torque converter slip?
Replies: 4
Views: 308

Re: "setting" torque converter slip?

Welcome Philip, being a GD-6, which means it's a new Revo, I would take it back to Toyota.
Hopefully they will sort it out.
by Thunder02
Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Competitions
Topic: 2018 Gauteng Kompetisie ranglys
Replies: 4
Views: 596

Re: 2018 Gauteng Kompetisie ranglys

Tweede Event en uitdunne - 14 April 2018 - Hobby Park 1) Willie = Changes - 100% - 0% 2) Arne = Lomies - 97.75% - 0% 3) Robbie = Bliksempie - 0% - 99.2% 4) Righardt - 0% - 100% 5) Greg = Mylux - 0% - 100% 6) Jacques - 0% - 96% 7) Quentin = Obelix - 0% - 60% 8) Jaans - 0% - 100% 9) Hennie = Dowe koo...
by Thunder02
Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 3RZ Injectors
Replies: 4
Views: 248

Re: 3RZ Injectors

Thanks for the info, good to know :thumbup:
by Thunder02
Sat Apr 07, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 1982 Hilux 4x4 S/C present from my FIL
Replies: 11
Views: 684

Re: 1982 Hilux 4x4 S/C present from my FIL

Congrats Rodney, pics are very important :thumbup:
by Thunder02
Sat Apr 07, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: A new ride
Replies: 6
Views: 516

Re: A new ride

Nice ride Roger, now you have the best of both worlds.
by Thunder02
Sat Mar 24, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: Who wants 4.0, V6 POWERrrr?
Replies: 3
Views: 707

Re: Who wants 4.0, V6 POWERrrr?

Why now :frustrated: :frustrated: :frustrated:
The timing is out,otherwise you would have had an instant sale............
by Thunder02
Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:52 am
Forum: Events Calender
Topic: Hilux Club RFAD Team
Replies: 64
Views: 1679

Re: Hilux Club RFAD Team

Well done guys, was a great day :clap: :clap: :clap:
by Thunder02
Thu Mar 08, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: So here's an idea!
Replies: 15
Views: 702

Re: So here's an idea!

Here's two of my Favorites:
Thunder 02.jpg
Thunder 02.jpg
by Thunder02
Thu Mar 08, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: So here's an idea!
Replies: 15
Views: 702

Re: So here's an idea!

Great idea, plenty time to set up one for next year.
by Thunder02
Sat Mar 03, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: 1997 Toyota Hilux 4x4 DC 22R - Not For Sale Any More
Replies: 4
Views: 642

Re: 1997 Toyota Hilux 4x4 DC 22R - R75 000

pampoen wrote:
Tue Feb 27, 2018 5:39 pm
Whoops!!! 22R 2.4 Petrol. Original motor in vehicle.
:thumbup: Thanks
by Thunder02
Tue Feb 27, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: 1997 Toyota Hilux 4x4 DC 22R - Not For Sale Any More
Replies: 4
Views: 642

Re: 1997 Toyota Hilux 4x4 DC - R75 000

Hi Luke, what motor is in the Hilux?
by Thunder02
Fri Feb 23, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Radios and Licensing
Topic: Old CB Radios
Replies: 4
Views: 427

Re: Old CB Radios

Sent you a PM.
by Thunder02
Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What happened with all those nice SFA's?
Replies: 10
Views: 588

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 9:11 pm
Forum: Radios and Licensing
Topic: Old CB Radios
Replies: 4
Views: 427

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: 4
Views: 418

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: 1284

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: 437

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: 64
Views: 1679

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: 1284

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: 688

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: 64
Views: 1679

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: 3824

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: 570

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: 689

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: 689

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: 713

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: 713

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: 713

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: 713

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: 713

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: 1686

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: 240

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: 570

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: 570

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: 871

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: 570

Re: RAV4 project

The product we are using:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ezVsBja ... 87&index=6
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by Thunder02
Sun Dec 17, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: RAV4 project
Replies: 9
Views: 570

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: 570

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: 570

Re: Rav 4 facelift

We then prepared for the second phase:
Black inlay 3.jpg
Then laid down the paint:
Green 1.jpg

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