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by LouisZ
Thu Feb 22, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Reach for a Dream Fundraising Event 10 March 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 115

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: 314

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: 509

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: 8836

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: 12
Views: 416

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: 12
Views: 416

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: 48
Views: 2718

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: 2005

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: 219

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: 314

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: 356

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: 266

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: 3617

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: 238

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: 217

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: 292
Views: 23009

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: 48
Views: 2718

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: 178

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: 178

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: 668

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: 668

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: 668

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: 668

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: 668

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: 668

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: 348

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: 348

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: 698

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: 348

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: 506

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: 566

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: 324

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: 324

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: 324

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: 324

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: 398

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: 323

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: 2005

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: 410

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: 486
Views: 59707

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

Mooi Bakkie Delport.
by LouisZ
Fri Nov 03, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Engine cutting out
Replies: 80
Views: 3617

Re: Engine cutting out

Maar nog altyd die Rooi igniter gebruik. Myne bv vat ek ook nie ignition na die ignite toe nie, om sodoende enige water shorts ook te verminder.
by LouisZ
Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: TPMS at 4x4 Direct
Replies: 13
Views: 1053

Re: TPMS at 4x4 Direct

Louis wat mens kan doen om 'n 2de eenheid te koop. Prys is van so aard dat dit nogsteeds onder R5000 kom. Ander wat wel 6 sensors het is veel meer as dit. Ek het ene op my ou Hilux nou. Gegaan vir die sonpaneel ene, ek hou van die ene want kan so lag gaan as 0.3 bar. Feitlik in kort die eenheid skak...
by LouisZ
Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Hilux Revo Led bulbs
Replies: 4
Views: 526

Re: Hilux Revo Led bulbs

Its the best light upgrade what I done on My old Hilux. I can drive easily at night now.
by LouisZ
Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:16 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2015 Jimny Front Axle broken
Replies: 10
Views: 518

Re: 2015 Jimny Front Axle broken

Yes!!! Ek is bly want ek weet die metalurgiese toets sal aandui dat die metaal te hard geword het met die sweiswerk.

Bonop sal daar 'n " Recall" wees op die maand en jaar as Suzuki nou rerig smart wil wees.
by LouisZ
Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Engine cutting out
Replies: 80
Views: 3617

Re: Engine cutting out

Gebruik jy die Dictator se Igniter(Rooi boksie)?
by LouisZ
Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: China 2017
Replies: 16
Views: 806

Re: China 2017

I heard of their economic growth is better than the Usa.
by LouisZ
Fri Oct 27, 2017 11:24 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Torsion Bars
Replies: 4
Views: 319

Re: Torsion Bars

It can be difficult to get it loose for so long time. Another way is to take used ATF(power steering liquid), drip it in as much as you can and leave as long as you can. Over a day is better. It should work the rust. Bottom head of the bolt should be turned anti clockwise to get it out. Some cases o...
by LouisZ
Fri Oct 27, 2017 11:10 pm
Forum: 4x4 Direct Fitments
Topic: Hilux Kz Snorkel
Replies: 2
Views: 342

Re: Hilux Kz Snorkel

Gewag vir daai Thabo. :thumbup:

Yip, ons het die engine kap oopgemaak en is daar 'n Lexus in.

Toe vat ons die 2.7 sin maar en fit maar.
by LouisZ
Fri Oct 27, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: 4x4 Direct Fitments
Topic: Hilux Kz Snorkel
Replies: 2
Views: 342

Hilux Kz Snorkel

Maak die post oop met 'n Snorkel wat gedoen is. :thumbup:
by LouisZ
Thu Oct 26, 2017 6:38 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Greetings
Replies: 6
Views: 417

Re: Greetings

Nico very Welcome here!!! :thumbup:
by LouisZ
Thu Oct 26, 2017 6:35 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Happy new Prado owner!
Replies: 32
Views: 1000

Re: Happy new Prado owner!

Welcome Daan, Prado in my eyes is an awesome Cruiser. I hope you enjoy it :thumbup: South African versions did not come out with an Aux Tank at all. How ever if it was an Direct Import from Japan it would have that extra feature. Some of the Moz Spec Prado's of certain years would have. Happy 4x4íng...
by LouisZ
Thu Oct 19, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Strange noise on rear diff?
Replies: 23
Views: 813

Re: Strange noise on rear diff?

Dis reg, yoke word nie meer reg gemaak nie. Nuwe een word ingesit.
by LouisZ
Thu Oct 19, 2017 11:14 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Strange noise on rear diff?
Replies: 23
Views: 813

Re: Strange noise on rear diff?

Hi Robbie, Nou net ene gery wat presies maak soos joune. In 5de ry teen 80-90km/h. Voet afhaal dan hoor mens die geluid as jy jou voet afhaal. Versnelling niks. Ook in ander ratte nie juis iets. Onder in geklim en wat kry ek. 2 universals het play en die yoke het nogals play. Centre bearing is reg. ...
by LouisZ
Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Toyota Failing to start
Replies: 7
Views: 379

Re: Toyota Failing to start

If its a 2.7 IFS check your Ecu Fuse in the fusebox in the engine compartment.
by LouisZ
Mon Oct 16, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: Engine swap possibilities? YN57R 3Y petrol
Replies: 4
Views: 317

Re: Engine swap possibilities? YN57R 3Y petrol

Ok

Measure the coil ohms to specification. Your coil will be part of the dizzy itself. Will be on the backside of the dizzy.
by LouisZ
Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Re: Andy's "new" LUX
Replies: 97
Views: 6521

Re: Andy's "new" LUX

Ahh, well done. Fuel pressure I get usually is by start up to 3.1 bar most and engine running on 2.8 bar. Driving depends on rpm on about 2.6 bar. If it fall lower you get it running too lean. Too much and you run too rich. Make sure the pressure match the cc injectors. Also, the 22Re was about 180 ...
by LouisZ
Sun Oct 15, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: Engine swap possibilities? YN57R 3Y petrol
Replies: 4
Views: 317

Re: Engine swap possibilities? YN57R 3Y petrol

Hi Jez

What Dizzy you got? Old type contacts and condenser or new type Elec Ignition. Did you test the coils?

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