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by patrickr
Thu Oct 12, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: 1986 SFA Hilux 4x4 - R 65 000 - SOLD
Replies: 0
Views: 964

1986 SFA Hilux 4x4 - R 65 000 - SOLD

Hi guys and girls, It's come time for me to let my Hilux go. I've had her up on Gumtree for a while, but only had guys wasting my time. Details are: YEAR:1986 MILEAGE: +- 430000 SERVICE HISTORY: As complete as can be considering her 31 year lifespan CONDITION: Reasonable - rust is an issue, see pict...
by patrickr
Mon Aug 05, 2013 5:45 pm
Forum: Pictures Only - Post a pic of your Hilux
Topic: '86 D/C Hilux - "MACK"
Replies: 16
Views: 1437

Re: '86 D/C Hilux - "MACK"

Thanks guys :thumbup: Just gotta get out on the trails now.... Though she's so pretty that I don't want to ding her :think:
by patrickr
Mon Aug 05, 2013 2:59 pm
Forum: Pictures Only - Post a pic of your Hilux
Topic: '86 D/C Hilux - "MACK"
Replies: 16
Views: 1437

Re: '86 D/C Hilux - "MACK"

Just bought it :cool:

Yeah, been really well looked after. I still have the original service books and original manual.
by patrickr
Mon Aug 05, 2013 11:31 am
Forum: Pictures Only - Post a pic of your Hilux
Topic: '86 D/C Hilux - "MACK"
Replies: 16
Views: 1437

'86 D/C Hilux - "MACK"

:thumbup:
by patrickr
Wed Jul 31, 2013 5:50 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Outdoor Weather Cover for SFA
Replies: 9
Views: 410

Re: Outdoor Weather Cover for SFA

Hahaha nee Danie! One kan nie shrink wrap 'n Hilux nie :lol: Thanks for your input guys, you confirmed what I already feared. I'm looking into getting a new (read: more roof room) garage door fitted to our garage so that I MIGHT be able to park her completely indoors :beg: I think good old elbow gre...
by patrickr
Mon Jul 29, 2013 9:18 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Outdoor Weather Cover for SFA
Replies: 9
Views: 410

Outdoor Weather Cover for SFA

Hi Guys, I'm veeeerry fortunate to have just purchased a '86 Hilux in really really good condition. There really is minimal rust on the body and the previous owner took great care of her :thumbup: I want to keep her looking good and free of rust. But, unfortunately I can only park her outside at the...
by patrickr
Mon Jul 15, 2013 4:11 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: New Body for Single Cab SFA Hilux
Replies: 13
Views: 986

Re: New Body for Single Cab SFA Hilux

Hi guys, Turns out y'all are dead right, veeeerry difficult to find a SFA Body that has been separated from it's chassis :slap: So, like you guys said, plan B would be (pun unintended) to find a Hilux with a body and loadbin in good nick, and to swop the body and loadbin to my chassis.... I guess pl...
by patrickr
Sun Jul 14, 2013 8:49 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Nelspruit Residents - Have a look out
Replies: 2
Views: 340

Re: Nelspruit Residents - Have a look out

Thanks Reiner :thumbup: :mrgreen: You have a PM
by patrickr
Sun Jul 14, 2013 8:18 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Nelspruit Residents - Have a look out
Replies: 2
Views: 340

Nelspruit Residents - Have a look out

Hi guys, I'm looking to purchase a S/C Hilux from a dealership known as Marais 4x4 Centre in Nelspruit. Check out the bakkie here http://www.gumtree.co.za/cp-bakkies-cargo-vans-in-nelspruit/1988-toyota-hilux-2-2-s-c-4x4-503179607" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; It seems in really good...
by patrickr
Sun Jul 07, 2013 8:39 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: New Body for Single Cab SFA Hilux
Replies: 13
Views: 986

Re: New Body for Single Cab SFA Hilux

Hi guys, just a quick report back and update. I went to see Steve at Mboza yesterday. He very kindly took time out of his Saturday to see me. He took me around his workshop and answered every question that I asked him. He has a great business that gives life back to many rusted old vehicles. However...
by patrickr
Fri Jul 05, 2013 7:39 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: New Body for Single Cab SFA Hilux
Replies: 13
Views: 986

Re: New Body for Single Cab SFA Hilux

Aaaaahhh those are shaweeet hey Tiaan!!

I think after the SFA, my absolute favorite is the old Land Cruiser :lol:

Actually, in all honesty, I'd rather go for an old Land Cruiser if I had the deeeeeepp pockets to fix it up :shh:

But I've got the SFA and really dig it :thumbup:
by patrickr
Thu Jul 04, 2013 9:49 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: New Body for Single Cab SFA Hilux
Replies: 13
Views: 986

Re: New Body for Single Cab SFA Hilux

Hmmmmm, does anybody have any more guys I can call to ask for a body? Especially from the Karoo area :) Also, I have been in contact with Steve from Mboza. I am going up to his workshop on Saturday morning to have a chat to him. I'll let you guys know what the outcome was. Does anybody have any ques...
by patrickr
Mon Jul 01, 2013 5:09 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: New Body for Single Cab SFA Hilux
Replies: 13
Views: 986

Re: New Body for Single Cab SFA Hilux

Hi guys, Thanks for clearing that up for me. At least that's one less obstacle I need to overcome! :yahoo: Thabo, yup, I'll drop the guys at Ultimate 4x4 a line. I'm really hoping to get a body from the highveld (JHB or PTA area) because to my mind there is less chance of serious rust :cool: Just a ...
by patrickr
Mon Jul 01, 2013 9:00 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: New Body for Single Cab SFA Hilux
Replies: 13
Views: 986

Re: New Body for Single Cab SFA Hilux

Hi Marnus, Thanks for your reply. I had considered getting a fibreglass body in the past, but simply never got around to finding out any more information on them. I think they're a great option because they will never rust, but there might be a few negatives attached. Let me list the advantages and ...
by patrickr
Fri Jun 28, 2013 2:26 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: New Body for Single Cab SFA Hilux
Replies: 13
Views: 986

New Body for Single Cab SFA Hilux

Good day Hilux mense, First and foremost........... Thank Goodness It's Friday !!! :yahoo: :yahoo: Hope everyone had a great week and has an even greater weekend. Now, down to the nitty gritty :boss: I am at the planning stage of a complete restoration of my '87 SFA Toyota Hilux 4x4. Yip, nuts and b...
by patrickr
Mon Mar 18, 2013 9:22 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Nikki Carb Solenoid
Replies: 7
Views: 558

Re: Nikki Carb Solenoid

Hi guys, Just to give you all a quick update. I did eventually manage to find a fuel cut off valve. I ended up getting it from a company called Parts Incorporated Africa . They seem to be part of the Midas group, but I'm not sure where they fit in the whole picture. They sell what seems to be a very...
by patrickr
Fri Mar 08, 2013 8:52 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Vacuum Line on 4Y Aisin Carb
Replies: 11
Views: 600

Re: Vacuum Line on 4Y Aisin Carb

:oops: :) Hehehehe hokey dokey :lol:

Thanks Mud Dog :thumbup:
by patrickr
Fri Mar 08, 2013 8:33 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Vacuum Line on 4Y Aisin Carb
Replies: 11
Views: 600

Re: Vacuum Line on 4Y Aisin Carb

Yes, it does.

Like from +- 1000rpm, it instantly jumps up by about 15 degrees when on the No.2 pipe.

When on the No.4 pipe, it slowly increases as I increase the revs.
by patrickr
Fri Mar 08, 2013 7:47 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Vacuum Line on 4Y Aisin Carb
Replies: 11
Views: 600

Re: Vacuum Line on 4Y Aisin Carb

Hokey dokey, after a few hours under the hood last night, and a few test drives later, I think I have arrived at a conclusion. I ended up having to "re-align" the whole distributor on its "driveshaft". Here's a good tutorial on how to do exactly that. I tried attaching the vacuum hose to the No. 4 p...
by patrickr
Thu Mar 07, 2013 12:46 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Vacuum Line on 4Y Aisin Carb
Replies: 11
Views: 600

Re: Vacuum Line on 4Y Aisin Carb

Hokey dokey, thanks Mud dog :thumbup:

I'll let y'all know how things go.
by patrickr
Thu Mar 07, 2013 10:41 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Vacuum Line on 4Y Aisin Carb
Replies: 11
Views: 600

Re: Vacuum Line on 4Y Aisin Carb

Hi Mud Dog, From that picture, it seems that two of the "lines" could be connected to the distributor, namely (numbering from top to bottom according to the picture) 2 & 4. Am I reading this correctly? I thought that another method of testing was to hook up my timing light, and check which of the 4 ...
by patrickr
Wed Mar 06, 2013 5:45 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Vacuum Line on 4Y Aisin Carb
Replies: 11
Views: 600

Vacuum Line on 4Y Aisin Carb

Hi guys, I've seen this question asked quite a few times on the forum, but I'm still kinda confused :surrender: which "line" on the Aisin carb should be connected to the distributor's vacuum advance. I have included a picture of my Aisin carb, with the lines labeled 1-4, perhaps you guys could tell ...
by patrickr
Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:12 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Nice 4yec engine rebuild blog
Replies: 0
Views: 253

Nice 4yec engine rebuild blog

Hi guys,

Thought this might be of interest to anyone rebuilding a 4YEC.... I think most of it is similar to the normal 4Y.

Lots and lots of nice pictures ;-)
by patrickr
Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:42 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Nikki Carb Solenoid
Replies: 7
Views: 558

Re: Nikki Carb Solenoid

No, not yet Eric. I'll give them a call ASAP. Thanks :thumbup:
by patrickr
Wed Jan 16, 2013 3:20 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Nikki Carb Solenoid
Replies: 7
Views: 558

Re: Nikki Carb Solenoid

Uuuuummmm does anyone know where I could find a 12v fuel cut off valve? Similar to this one?

As you can probably tell by now, I want to be able to "prevent fuel from flowing along my fuel lines :think:

I have tried Midas and Autozone, but they don't seem to stock such items :beg:
by patrickr
Wed Jan 16, 2013 7:04 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Nikki Carb Solenoid
Replies: 7
Views: 558

Re: Nikki Carb Solenoid

Okay, thanks guys!!

I thought it might be a complete fuel cut-off, which might have been useful as a homebrew "immobilizer", but no such luck :)
by patrickr
Tue Jan 15, 2013 12:59 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Nikki Carb Solenoid
Replies: 7
Views: 558

Nikki Carb Solenoid

Hiya Gents, I recently rebuilt my Nikki Carb according to Scooter's awesome overhaul A big :thumbup: :thumbup: to Scooter!! Anywho, I noticed there was a 12v switch of sorts located at the back of the carb. I have included a photie with it circled in red ;-) Does anybody know what it is used for? I ...
by patrickr
Thu Jun 28, 2012 9:41 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: SFA Leaf Spring Noise. Any Ideas?
Replies: 11
Views: 803

Re: SFA Leaf Spring Noise. Any Ideas?

@ Stubs, I'm not sure of the shocks. One has an "FMF" sticker on it, but other than that, all I can tell you is that they are yellow (they were on the bakkie when I bought it). The front springs do seem to be a bit tired. They are horizontal in shape, rather than the normal "bow". The sound was more...
by patrickr
Thu Jun 28, 2012 8:57 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: SFA Leaf Spring Noise. Any Ideas?
Replies: 11
Views: 803

SFA Leaf Spring Noise. Any Ideas?

Morning chaps, On a recent "off-roading" adventure at the farm, I heard some rather disturbing noises. It sounded like a large rock was hitting the chassis... Like a dull thud almost. It only occurred at low speeds (well that was when I heard it), and when going over some testing axle twisters. This...
by patrickr
Tue Dec 20, 2011 8:27 pm
Forum: Stolen Hiluxes
Topic: Dual Switch Immobiliser
Replies: 8
Views: 2594

Re: Dual Switch Immobiliser

Yeah, I guess you're right Mud Dog - If they want my bakkie, they going to make sure they get it. I was thinking of putting a switch in the leads to the coil, and a switch in the fuel line, but like you said, a simple jumper kit and you can connect the starter and coil straight onto the battery. I m...
by patrickr
Tue Dec 20, 2011 3:06 pm
Forum: Stolen Hiluxes
Topic: Dual Switch Immobiliser
Replies: 8
Views: 2594

Dual Switch Immobiliser

Hi guys, In an attempt to reduce the huge fear I have of my Hilux being stolen, I am wanting to "put in" my own immobiliser or sorts. The idea is to have strategically positioned switches in the cab that have to be pressed or switched on for the vehicle start. I am a bit weary of going into too much...
by patrickr
Fri Jul 15, 2011 4:10 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Travel around SA - Route
Replies: 4
Views: 379

Re: Travel around SA - Route

I had a similar idea a few years back Gary, but slack a&se me didnt get it off the ground. I was going to try and get sponsors (Sasol for petrol, Garmin for a GPS, etc) to sponsor me, and to do a "youtube" documentary of it all. Turned out that I was a bit young and inexperienced :) However, the rou...
by patrickr
Wed Nov 24, 2010 12:19 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Through Our Eyes- Good Idea/Bad Idea?
Replies: 8
Views: 785

Re: Through Our Eyes- Good Idea/Bad Idea?

Thanks alot Ben. Yeah, sponsors are really what is stopping me from putting clothes in a bag and leaving now. Well not really sponsors, rather money. If I had loads of it, I wouldn't need sponsors. Anyways, thanks for you encouraging post- see you got a bit too excited, and posted twice :razz: :razz...
by patrickr
Wed Nov 24, 2010 10:31 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Through Our Eyes- Good Idea/Bad Idea?
Replies: 8
Views: 785

Re: Through Our Eyes- Good Idea/Bad Idea?

To be totally honest Mark, I have not had time to make a list! I only started to think about this seriously last night. I stayed awake most of the night my mind was so full of ideas. I am in the process of typing up a document that will outline everything. I will then start with contacting people th...
by patrickr
Wed Nov 24, 2010 10:02 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Through Our Eyes- Good Idea/Bad Idea?
Replies: 8
Views: 785

Re: Through Our Eyes- Good Idea/Bad Idea?

Why do you think I posted here Thys? You guys have been great in helping me out in the past, so I figured it would happen again. This is a big forum, full of people I would really like to meet. Another motive behind posting here is that there may be people that could help me with regard to finding s...
by patrickr
Wed Nov 24, 2010 9:09 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Through Our Eyes- Good Idea/Bad Idea?
Replies: 8
Views: 785

Through Our Eyes- Good Idea/Bad Idea?

Morning chaps, I quick introduction here before I get too carried away. My name is Patrick Rimbault, hence the username of "patrickr". I am 18 years old, and finished off my schooling in Durban at the end of last year. I have been trying to run a home improvement company for the last year, but thing...
by patrickr
Wed Oct 20, 2010 9:34 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Brakes- Bane of the beast.
Replies: 10
Views: 609

Re: Brakes- Bane of the beast.

Like I said, there is no price for safety! Forget the big engines and tires, being able to stop properly is paramount! Just a quick heads up- I have emailed Powerbrake.co.za and am awaiting their reply, and I have also emailed PartQuip.co.za to find out about the master cylinder and its replacement/...
by patrickr
Wed Oct 20, 2010 7:10 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Brakes- Bane of the beast.
Replies: 10
Views: 609

Re: Brakes- Bane of the beast.

Ah Eric. Now you have throw a proverbial cat amongst the pigeons. I had read about the Powerbrake upgrade a few months ago, but didnt take too much notice because I hadn't considered it necessary back then.... But now! Well they look very tempting. You know, I am not one for monster upgrades like V8...
by patrickr
Tue Oct 19, 2010 4:02 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Brakes- Bane of the beast.
Replies: 10
Views: 609

Re: Brakes- Bane of the beast.

Yeah I will give them a call in the morning Heinrich. Should I ask for a complete master cylinder kit, or seals, or what? What do you guys think?
by patrickr
Tue Oct 19, 2010 1:06 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Brakes- Bane of the beast.
Replies: 10
Views: 609

Re: Brakes- Bane of the beast.

Could it be the pistons within the master cylinder? You see, I replaced them back when we were trying to get it ready for COR and the brakes were not functional at all. We only later discovered the leak in the brake lines. I bought those replacement pistons from autozone, but had to return 3 sets be...
by patrickr
Tue Oct 19, 2010 11:18 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Brakes- Bane of the beast.
Replies: 10
Views: 609

Brakes- Bane of the beast.

Howzit chaps. Had a bit of a nasty experience today. I was travelling back home with quite a load of cement pavers (500 kg), and I had to quickly put on brakes because of a robot change. I wasnt going fast- maybe 65-70 km/h (I was in an 80 km/h zone, so no law breaking here). The brake pedal then ju...
by patrickr
Tue Apr 13, 2010 8:15 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Bleed, bleed, bleed, till I got no more bloo... Brake Fluid!
Replies: 6
Views: 970

Re: Bleed, bleed, bleed, till I got no more bloo... Brake Fl

Hi Fana,

I don't really have compressed air so ya. Surely doing the whole compressed air with the bottle is pretty much the same as bleeding the brakes? Maybe I don't fully understand you?

And how would I get that screw back onto the master cylinder without getting air into the brake lines again?
by patrickr
Tue Apr 13, 2010 7:55 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Bleed, bleed, bleed, till I got no more bloo... Brake Fluid!
Replies: 6
Views: 970

Re: Bleed, bleed, bleed, till I got no more bloo... Brake Fl

Ya Johan, I think you may be right. I just spoke to my Dad, and he thinks it might be something like that. Andy, we tried just pushing in the pedal, but it just bottoms out, and so started "pumping" 'cause well it gave a bit of pressure. Could this be my problem? Let me just point something out- wit...
by patrickr
Tue Apr 13, 2010 6:41 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Bleed, bleed, bleed, till I got no more bloo... Brake Fluid!
Replies: 6
Views: 970

Bleed, bleed, bleed, till I got no more bloo... Brake Fluid!

Howzit guys, Okay, Im gatvol so this is gonna be short! Iv fixed my leaking side shaft and wheel cylinder, AND replaced brake shoes and pads all the way round. But, no matter how many times I bleed the brakes, the brake pedal is still spongy. Iv done it all! started furtherest from the reservoir, pu...
by patrickr
Mon Mar 29, 2010 3:30 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Rear axle shaft (bearing retainer)
Replies: 8
Views: 676

Re: Rear axle shaft (bearing retainer)

Ouchies! Doesn't sound like the sort of thing I want to be doing! Thanks for your detailed reply though Hoppy.

I think I will leave this to the (self-proclaimed) professionals. Where do you guys reckon I should go for some thing like this? Like a diff repair place?
by patrickr
Mon Mar 29, 2010 9:19 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Rear axle shaft (bearing retainer)
Replies: 8
Views: 676

Re: Rear axle shaft (bearing retainer)

Anything more chaps?
by patrickr
Thu Mar 25, 2010 7:43 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Rear axle shaft (bearing retainer)
Replies: 8
Views: 676

Re: Rear axle shaft (bearing retainer)

thanks Sifu-Lux, but a have read that a few times already before posting on the forum. :) The thing is that that article is for a different seal. The oil is leaking onto my brake shoes, but the one described is outside the drum, between the backing plate and the diff housing. I dunno, maybe I am bei...
by patrickr
Thu Mar 25, 2010 7:41 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Rear axle shaft (bearing retainer)
Replies: 8
Views: 676

Re: Rear axle shaft (bearing retainer)

Okay sure will do F_D. Thanks :wink:
by patrickr
Wed Mar 24, 2010 8:47 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Rear axle shaft (bearing retainer)
Replies: 8
Views: 676

Rear axle shaft (bearing retainer)

Hi chaps, OKay so here it is. I took my 'lux for the AA technical test. Most things came back good, but the right rear brake is none existent, and there is fluid on the drum. No prolemo, just pop a new wheel cylinder in and we are A for away. Well no, not exactly. Tooday I popped it up on stands and...
by patrickr
Wed Mar 24, 2010 11:14 am
Forum: Useful Articles
Topic: Side Shaft oil seal - rear right
Replies: 20
Views: 10960

Re: Side Shaft oil seal - rear right

Hi chaps, I don't want to dig up an old thread, but I am facing the same sort of thing with my 'lux. At first I thought the wheel cylinder was toast, but when I opened up the drum, it was dry. Then I found the culprit for the oil- the axle is leaking :problem: It was leaking inside the drum, drippin...
by patrickr
Sat Feb 27, 2010 7:53 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Free Wheel Hubs connected to diff lock?
Replies: 5
Views: 459

Re: Free Wheel Hubs connected to diff lock?

Yeah thanks Mud Dog that def. clears things up a hang of alot! Thanks for all your help mate. I was just worried that the bloke before me had installed a diff lock or some thing and had jypoed it up in some wierd cofiguration! Okay that makes he a whole lot happier :wink: Now i just gotta worry abou...
by patrickr
Sat Feb 27, 2010 6:14 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Free Wheel Hubs connected to diff lock?
Replies: 5
Views: 459

Re: Free Wheel Hubs connected to diff lock?

Wow okay yeah I reackon that is pretty lucky!!! that would have been a huge disappointment on my first outing! So there is no diff lock, but axle wind-up.... Okaay I get that, but if i engage L4 on the transfer box, without locking the free wheel hubs, what does that mean? Are both axles (rather all...
by patrickr
Sat Feb 27, 2010 12:05 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Free Wheel Hubs connected to diff lock?
Replies: 5
Views: 459

Free Wheel Hubs connected to diff lock?

Hi chaps, I recently bought a 1987 SC Hilux (4x4 duh). Everything is okay- interior needs some TLC, wiring needs some looking at, but other than that it seems mechanically sound :D . So, yesterday I took it out to a local "4x4 track". Its more like a park with some humps, but that doesn't matter. I ...
by patrickr
Tue May 27, 2008 8:46 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Your Reccomendations
Replies: 71
Views: 3037

Re: Your Reccomendations

i know.... look for a GPS in two years time, but what is your guys opinion of the navigation capabilities of the Nokia navigator? the reviews seem pretty good, but then again those guys dont use it in the bush...
by patrickr
Mon May 26, 2008 3:19 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Your Reccomendations
Replies: 71
Views: 3037

Re: Your Reccomendations

yeah i get what you saying.. oh well never mind.... maybe in 2 years time.
by patrickr
Sun May 25, 2008 10:00 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Your Reccomendations
Replies: 71
Views: 3037

Re: Your Reccomendations

um probably december 2009. i know that technology is always changing and a high-tech gps today will be out dated in 6 months time, but what should i look for in a gps?
by patrickr
Sat May 24, 2008 2:38 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Your Reccomendations
Replies: 71
Views: 3037

Re: Your Reccomendations

hey guys...its me again. now i need advice with with a gps. i want a good quality one that i can use when hiking and one that i can also use in a car. i dont need one of those fancy voice things with touch screens for in the car cause its not what i think im looking for. i quite like the garmin colo...
by patrickr
Sat Apr 19, 2008 7:41 am
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Neil's Truck
Replies: 10
Views: 902

Re: Neil's Truck

my mama's gotta get me one of those!!! shweet ride man... looks even better when its got mud up the side.
by patrickr
Wed Mar 19, 2008 6:00 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Your Reccomendations
Replies: 71
Views: 3037

Re: Your Reccomendations

Ya my dad reckons i should get a diesel because it doesnt require spark plugs and therefore can wade quite deep, but at the moment petrol cheaper than diesel(...i think). also you need a specialised diesel mechanic to work on a diesel (the dynamometer i think). i dunno- i think i will get the best v...
by patrickr
Tue Mar 18, 2008 7:34 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Your Reccomendations
Replies: 71
Views: 3037

Re: Your Reccomendations

Please clarify the "front-locker" issue for me. I have been reading that book and it is a bit confusing considering i don't know too much about the vehicle. Do they act as a sort of diff lock? And in those 4Y Hiluxs is there a rear diff lock???

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