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by LouisZ
Fri May 11, 2018 11:24 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Torque Rod Bushing
Replies: 17
Views: 398

Re: Torque Rod Bushing

There to keep your angle right of your diff relative to your prop shaft amongst others. Check without it where your prop shaft flange on the diff is showing when you jack it up. Lift the front up as high you can. Put thresles under the chassis and play with the jack up and down under your axle.
by LouisZ
Tue May 08, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: Lexus v8 conversion
Replies: 36
Views: 19866

Re: Lexus v8 conversion

Carlo if its an Auto try replacing the Auto Transmission oil 1st.
by LouisZ
Tue May 08, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Alu Canopy en Eie krag
Replies: 77
Views: 6986

Re: Alu Canopy en Eie krag

Dit lyk smart.
by LouisZ
Tue May 08, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Front Bumper Replacement
Replies: 6
Views: 1122

Re: Front Bumper Replacement

Its should. Take the bumper off and pre fit the MCC. You see then if you need to do the bumper cut.
by LouisZ
Tue May 08, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: LED headlamp globes
Replies: 1
Views: 153

Re: LED headlamp globes

Yes they do. My SFA I can drive at night. No more candle power.
by LouisZ
Thu May 03, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Knocking noise from front
Replies: 15
Views: 713

Re: Knocking noise from front

I forgot of that one.
by LouisZ
Thu May 03, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: SFA Hilux V8 Build
Replies: 107
Views: 9139

Re: SFA Hilux V8 Build

This why we made this prop stronger Andy, used the stronger universals and removed the center bearing out of the picture. No prop twisting. Side shafts break for different reasons, I only saw this one happening: Once 4x4 rolled back a bit on an uneven incline, Driver puts foot, wheel bounced and sna...
by LouisZ
Thu May 03, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: Soon 1UZ to 3UZ
Replies: 51
Views: 3273

Re: Soon 1UZ to 3UZ

Ok, I used the Prado 120 Snorkel for this one. Airflow allowed because the Prado's snorkel is nice and wide and also piping is 76mm from the snorkel to the air box, not the 52mm piping of the OE 4Y. Also you have piping only make 2 120 degree turns. No long pipes and lots of turns. Picking up a on p...
by LouisZ
Wed May 02, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: SFA Hilux V8 Build
Replies: 107
Views: 9139

Re: SFA Hilux V8 Build

Nothing wrong with the SFA Gearbox, Diffs and Side shafts, they quite strong. The Lexus in Bosbeer cant break those yet. How ever, the rear propshaft needs good universals. Throw out the center bearing and make the prop one long one. The steering box problem on these. Move the box 30mm forward, make...
by LouisZ
Wed May 02, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: SFA Brake Booster advise needed.
Replies: 3
Views: 132

Re: SFA Brake Booster advise needed.

Take yours to a part shop, I am almost sure the 2001 Hilux 2.7 3RZ one will fit. Make sure the layout 4 rear mounting bolts are the same.
by LouisZ
Tue May 01, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: Soon 1UZ to 3UZ
Replies: 51
Views: 3273

Re: Soon 1UZ to 3UZ

Vordering op Bosbeer. 35 duim bande is op. Engin loop mooi. Vrydag so 7 km gery. Die 3UZ hardloop met die 5 spoed ratkas bitter vining deur 1st,2de en 3de, dan is mens klaar by 100km/h verby. Vandag deurgevat na 4x4 Direct Centurion dat ek kan sien of ek 'n Snorkel op hom kan kry. Hier so foto van d...
by LouisZ
Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Kzte agter bearing replacement
Replies: 3
Views: 255

Re: Kzte agter bearing replacement

Minimale float ja maar daai is baie. Lyk of the backplate wear op het. As jy so beweeg met hom beweeg die bearing se outer ook of die hele bearing in die backplate?


Beste is om die bearing en die Abs ring te laat af press.
by LouisZ
Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: A familiar topic - 22R to 22RE Conversion
Replies: 23
Views: 701

Re: A familiar topic - 22R to 22RE Conversion

Stef ja, tot jy hom uithaal en die tank letterlik omkeer of die petrol uit tap. Jy sal skrik wat kom uit daai S/S tank. Toe ek myne gedoen het was daar so baie vuilgeid in moes die tank 2 keer skoon maak.
by LouisZ
Sun Mar 25, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: A familiar topic - 22R to 22RE Conversion
Replies: 23
Views: 701

Re: A familiar topic - 22R to 22RE Conversion

Make sure you put in an additional fuel filter if you feed from the bottom. These tanks getting old now. Lots of old paint etc at the bottom of the tank.
by LouisZ
Sun Mar 25, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Advies asb
Replies: 10
Views: 412

Re: Advies asb

Let them lift the front a bit by adjusting the torsion bars, 15mm up can help. You might have to shim it.

How ever you might with full lock get that the wheels still make contact. The - offset rims the culprit here. Your std rims would have been better.
by LouisZ
Sun Mar 18, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: which aisin lockers fits hilux 2001
Replies: 3
Views: 255

Re: which aisin lockers fits hilux 2001

The Ifs Hub part no is
43508-35050

The SFA hub part no is
43530-39027

Their different, wont fit but the cover assy(outer part 43509-35022)is a close match to the Ifs, this could fit
by LouisZ
Sun Mar 18, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: A familiar topic - 22R to 22RE Conversion
Replies: 23
Views: 701

Re: A familiar topic - 22R to 22RE Conversion

Kyk bietjie na Cassie se Dyna: http://www.hilux4x4.co.za/views/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=3044&start=20 It can be a long installation if you do it bit by bit. Best advice is get everything: 1. Complete Intake 2. Ecu 3. Igniter 4. Fuel piping and filters. 5. Change feed piping in tank to 10mm 2 weeks prior ...
by LouisZ
Thu Feb 22, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Reach for a Dream Fundraising Event 10 March 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 340

Re: Reach for a Dream Fundraising Event 10 March 2018

Hi

See you guys there. Wont drive, but be there :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
by LouisZ
Mon Feb 05, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Good Service
Topic: Great service from 4x4 Direct
Replies: 5
Views: 574

Re: Great service from 4x4 Direct

That's a Very nice Job you done there. :thumbup: :clap: :clap:
by LouisZ
Mon Feb 05, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Rattle on front wheel
Replies: 13
Views: 741

Re: Rattle on front wheel

The front prop turns, the side shafts not. :thumbup:
by LouisZ
Tue Jan 23, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: SFA Hilux Rebuild/3UZ Lexus Conversion
Replies: 130
Views: 10206

Re: SFA Hilux Rebuild/3UZ Lexus Conversion

Hi

Jis dit loop nou mooi. Dis amper klaar. :thumbup: :thumbup:

Wat het julle gemaak om die rev counter te laat werk?
by LouisZ
Mon Jan 22, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Knocking noise from front
Replies: 15
Views: 713

Re: Knocking noise from front

CV. Usually start of with clunk while turning. The badder it gets it will clunk-clunk-clunk worse while turning.

Another option might be is when one had brake pads replaced or work done in the front some one forgot to torque the damn caliper bolts.
by LouisZ
Sun Jan 21, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Knocking noise from front
Replies: 15
Views: 713

Re: Knocking noise from front

CV Joint.
by LouisZ
Mon Jan 15, 2018 12:08 am
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: Soon 1UZ to 3UZ
Replies: 51
Views: 3273

Re: Soon 1UZ to 3UZ

Nogals vordering sover oor die naweek.

Die 3UZ het gebrul oor die naweek.

Harnas is oorgedoen om by die Ecu te pas, Ecu security pass is ook weer gedoen.

Nou allesnetjies maak die week wat kom. :D: :D:
by LouisZ
Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: Web Related Discussions and Suggestions
Topic: Refurbishing old 4x4 Hilux in Cape Town
Replies: 20
Views: 2409

Re: Refurbishing old 4x4 Hilux in Cape Town

Make sure you get the OEM DIAPHRAGM(FOR DIDPHRAGM CHAMBER) part #21173-71030. Look at the diagram, Red arrow. If it not a Toyota part it will not work. 2 months after you install any other part it will fail. Problem you have ask Toyota to import it for you, 9 years ago it was impossible. You can ask...
by LouisZ
Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Gearbox G52 4Y 4X4 - Cape Town
Replies: 3
Views: 303

Re: Gearbox G52 4Y 4X4 - Cape Town

Hi

Yes your right. It is a G52. If you are really handy and go pullers and a Hydrolic press yes you can do it.

Its complicated and one have to really as you strip take photos the right sequence.

If your not technical rather take it to a Gearbox repair shop

Louis
by LouisZ
Mon Dec 25, 2017 11:50 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Season's Greetings
Replies: 6
Views: 536

Re: Season's Greetings

Geseende Kersfees aan Almal. :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
by LouisZ
Wed Dec 20, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Side shaft KZTE
Replies: 9
Views: 443

Re: Side shaft KZTE

To bend a rear shaft you have to literally roll the bakkie or slide into a sidewalk. No way it bends by it self.

+1 on incorrect fitment of rear wheelbearings and seals. Or not good quality parts was used.

I wont let them go ahead on that job. :think:
by LouisZ
Wed Dec 20, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 4y Spluttering When Turning Here Off?
Replies: 6
Views: 313

Re: 4y Spluttering When Turning Here Off?

On a 4y its simple. If it runs on its only ignition timing that is wrong. Check the timing. should not be more than 6 degrees. These days if the engine was redone and the head was done properly, ie, valve stem seals there is no need for an additive to the fuel. Reason, valve stem seals these days ar...
by LouisZ
Fri Dec 15, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Engine cutting out
Replies: 80
Views: 4019

Re: Engine cutting out

Mag Adaptors moet jy feitlik die bordjie breek voor dit 'n probleem maak. Hulle gee min moeilikheid.

Iets om na te kyk is die immobiliser. Myne laat uit haal paar jaar gelede omdat die ding my engin laat uitsny het op die lang pad.
by LouisZ
Mon Dec 11, 2017 10:46 am
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Projecta IDC25
Replies: 2
Views: 417

Re: Projecta IDC25

by LouisZ
Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:28 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: G-Shackles
Replies: 3
Views: 283

Re: G-Shackles

Kan nie dink dat dit help met gemak nie. Al voordeel van daai as mens 4x4, die shackles sal extent as die wiel afgaan verder as die gewone, meer traksie.

Kort net 'n langer shock dan.
by LouisZ
Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 295
Views: 26790

Re: Long overdue project.

Jis die projek loop mooi. Tyd is 'n problem deesdae.
by LouisZ
Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: Soon 1UZ to 3UZ
Replies: 51
Views: 3273

Re: Soon 1UZ to 3UZ

So lank laas iets gepost hier. Wel die 3UZ is in, reg geskuif. Outlet manifolds klaar en die Stuurboks heeltemal vorentoe geskuif om die powersteering pomp spasie te gee. Die reen maak dit moeilik die week :subscribed: maar laaste ding is die engine loop en vrek, blykbaar die transponder keyring met...
by LouisZ
Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Raad oor OME coils
Replies: 5
Views: 266

Re: Raad oor OME coils

Die shocks gaan te kort wees. Die gewig voor is nie te veel nie, dit sal nie sag nie. Verskil tussen die spacer is dit word net bo op die tower van die strut vasgemaak en soedoende hetdit nie enige uitwerking op die shock se lengte nie. Maar die Ome coil is so +/-40mm langer as die std Toyota coil, ...
by LouisZ
Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Raad oor OME coils
Replies: 5
Views: 266

Re: Raad oor OME coils

Ok Paar goed: 1. Het jy langer shocks? 2. As jy n bumper en winch op het is die 883 te sag. Se nou jy het nie die ekstra gewig op nie en het wel langer shocks in. Kan jy dit insit. Rygerief en pad hou vermoe sal baie goed wees. AS jy die coils dan insit sal die strutspacer ook moet uit, anders is di...
by LouisZ
Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Gauteng year end gtg 2017
Replies: 31
Views: 959

Re: Gauteng year end gtg 2017

Laastes :P
by LouisZ
Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Gauteng year end gtg 2017
Replies: 31
Views: 959

Re: Gauteng year end gtg 2017

Nog :taunt:
by LouisZ
Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Gauteng year end gtg 2017
Replies: 31
Views: 959

Re: Gauteng year end gtg 2017

En nog :D:
by LouisZ
Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Gauteng year end gtg 2017
Replies: 31
Views: 959

Re: Gauteng year end gtg 2017

Nog
by LouisZ
Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Gauteng year end gtg 2017
Replies: 31
Views: 959

Re: Gauteng year end gtg 2017

Nog so paar Fotos :thumbup:
by LouisZ
Sat Dec 02, 2017 6:09 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Gauteng year end gtg 2017
Replies: 31
Views: 959

Re: Gauteng year end gtg 2017

Dankie vir die dag mense. Was lekker om die stok en wiel weer te gebruik. Baie mense weer in 'n lang tyd weer gesien met nuwe gesigte.

:thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
by LouisZ
Sat Dec 02, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Worn Ignition SFA
Replies: 14
Views: 413

Re: Worn Ignition SFA

Hi Chris,

Toyota Bakkie spare in Pta kan nog van die kits kry. Barrell, deurslotte, Fuel cap en pasende sleutels. Prys is R1300. Jy moet maar net laat weet of hulle moet bestel.
by LouisZ
Sat Dec 02, 2017 7:46 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Worn Ignition SFA
Replies: 14
Views: 413

Re: Worn Ignition SFA

Ek ry verby Toy Bakkie spares vir jou oor 15 min
by LouisZ
Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: 4x4Direct Snorkel Warranty
Replies: 17
Views: 923

Re: 4x4Direct Snorkel Warranty

Hi Danie,

Ons doen installasies ook. Snorkel arbeid is R1000. Snorkel is R1990.

Vra jy vir jou Prado?

Groette,
Louis
by LouisZ
Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:47 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Worn Ignition SFA
Replies: 14
Views: 413

Re: Worn Ignition SFA

Ek myne so 2 jaar terug gekoop by N1. Was R700. Jy kry die nuwe barrel, 2 x deuslotte, petrol cap en sleutels. Ek weet Toyota Bakkie spares het ook die kit.

Net die prys kry nou wat dit kos. :thumbup:
by LouisZ
Sun Nov 26, 2017 9:38 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: HiluX engine failure
Replies: 5
Views: 770

Re: HiluX engine failure

Sounds if someone by mistake got petrol in the tank. Mix petrol with diesel and you get that tar silicone type of sludge. Starting a diesel with that type of mix you can damage the engine like you described. I will take the Hilux back to Buskes Motors, all damages to them to fix. Or latter to give y...
by LouisZ
Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: NEW SNORKEL FITTED
Replies: 9
Views: 860

Re: NEW SNORKEL FITTED

Netjies!!
by LouisZ
Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:50 pm
Forum: 4x4 Direct Fitments
Topic: Few of Fitments @ 4x4 Direct Centurion
Replies: 5
Views: 496

Re: Few of Fitments @ 4x4 Direct Centurion

Sometimes its a good idea to have a bit more protection for the Cruiser's Swivel hubs if you drive lots of dirt roads.

This the Cruiser Swivel dust kits

Before and after.

We just clean them up on the outside. Then fit them without stripping down the Hub.
by LouisZ
Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: 4x4 Direct Fitments
Topic: Few of Fitments @ 4x4 Direct Centurion
Replies: 5
Views: 496

Re: Few of Fitments @ 4x4 Direct Centurion

Here is a few steps in a Cruiser snorkel fitment.
by LouisZ
Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:04 pm
Forum: 4x4 Direct Fitments
Topic: Few of Fitments @ 4x4 Direct Centurion
Replies: 5
Views: 496

Re: Few of Fitments @ 4x4 Direct Centurion

The Dust kits soon available :D:
by LouisZ
Fri Nov 24, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: 4x4 Direct Fitments
Topic: Few of Fitments @ 4x4 Direct Centurion
Replies: 5
Views: 496

Few of Fitments @ 4x4 Direct Centurion

Hi A few fitments done over the months at 4x4 Direct Centurion. Some quite nice to do, but like always cutting those holes in a vehicle still takes needs lots of :siffler: concentration :clap: Some of the new 4x4 Dust kits like for the Revo, Isuzu and Ford T6/7 will be done soon. Here is some almost...
by LouisZ
Fri Nov 24, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Slimline lightbar
Replies: 7
Views: 635

Re: Slimline lightbar

Hi

4x4 Direct het ene wat 11" lank is:

http://www.4x4direct.co.za/led-bars/625 ... -inch.html
by LouisZ
Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Hilux 3.0 D4D 2010 Snorkel
Replies: 3
Views: 524

Re: Hilux 3.0 D4D 2010 Snorkel

Hi

At 4x4 Direct Centurion we got one for you. Price is R1990 incl. vat. We can fit too, that will be R900.

Phone : 012-941-0159
by LouisZ
Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: Web Related Discussions and Suggestions
Topic: Refurbishing old 4x4 Hilux in Cape Town
Replies: 20
Views: 2409

Re: Refurbishing old 4x4 Hilux in Cape Town

The 4Y is easy engine to fix. Don't worry about the oil going black, it can happen. Always do a oil change with filter after 1000km. At the same time I strongly suggest a retorque of the head. I think the low compression can be because the head needs a retorque. What is the compression at the moment...
by LouisZ
Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: My Eerste Hilux.
Replies: 4
Views: 648

Re: My Eerste Hilux.

Mooi man!!

Ek hoop die Hilux bring sommer baie Avonture :thumbup:
by LouisZ
Thu Nov 09, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Your HILUX Pic - Only 1, no text!
Replies: 489
Views: 66613

Re: Your HILUX Pic - Only 1, no text!

Mooi Bakkie Delport.

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