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by Haboob
Tue May 08, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 2.5td DC 4x4 Hilux (2015) or 79 4.2D LC double cab (2016)?
Replies: 16
Views: 1019

Re: 2.5td DC 4x4 Hilux (2015) or 79 4.2D LC double cab (2016)?

The First Story My first post on the forum and it is to seek opinions (possibly advice). I asked a similar question on the other forum, but this seems to be place to get advice on hilux vehicles (Thanks for the pointers Warthog). I know very little about cars and even less about hilux's. PS Get coff...
by Haboob
Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Bumper/winch projek
Replies: 44
Views: 2156

Re: Bumper/winch projek

Wanneer begin jy met die RTT Hennie.
Dis 'n projek wat ek wil sien...
by Haboob
Sat Dec 30, 2017 9:39 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: hoping for some help - came right in Windhoek THANX
Replies: 6
Views: 498

Re: hoping for some help

There should be plenty, just about 70 km away at Swakopmund.
Couple of years ago I drove over 300 km to get the same size tyre at Outjo from Desolation Valley.
They did not have at Palmwag or Kamanjab...
by Haboob
Wed Dec 06, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Are recovery warranties worth it?
Replies: 9
Views: 815

Re: Are recovery warranties worth it?

The medical expenses is called 3rd Party Insurance...
by Haboob
Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:20 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Are recovery warranties worth it?
Replies: 9
Views: 815

Re: Are recovery warranties worth it?

Put same monthly cash in a separate bank account. The longer you keep this up the bigger the amount will grow. Eventually you will no longer need your original insurance, then you can also include that amount into your separate bank account. You then eventually include the "plat kar" insurance money...
by Haboob
Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:14 am
Forum: Wheels and Tyres
Topic: Advice please - Goodyear AT adv
Replies: 9
Views: 990

Re: Advice please - Goodyear AT adv

Have fitted Dunlop ATX and they are not chipping on the outer corners on rocky terrain ans after about 25 000 km are still holding up well. I am satisfied as my previous tyres were a lot more expensive and showed a lot of chipping on the outside shoulder from the beginning. Also lost two tyres withi...
by Haboob
Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:59 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Raad met daai pap Gaslifts
Replies: 7
Views: 750

Re: Raad met daai pap Gaslifts

Having them re-gassed is not too expensive. Midas does the re-gassing in the bigger centers...
by Haboob
Wed Nov 22, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: SECURING HOOKS FOR EXTD/DOUBLE CAB
Replies: 7
Views: 747

Re: SECURING HOOKS FOR EXTD/DOUBLE CAB

Get the door latches at any scrap dealer (probably free).
Work well, strong and cheap as chips...
by Haboob
Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: 10 nights/ 10 days trip - ideas please
Replies: 3
Views: 690

Re: 10 nights/ 10 days trip - ideas please

Johan, 1) Because of where you are and the short time you have available to you I would go to Botswana. You also do not say when you want to go, but I presume it is a short break in December. Most Game Parks would have been booked a year in advance, but you could be lucky if you want to try and book...
by Haboob
Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:08 am
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: Trip Planning help please
Replies: 1
Views: 622

Re: Trip Planning help please

Hi Ralph, The information you give does not include the type of touring you want to do and what you want to see. Are you looking for scenic drives, camp sites or do you want to do game viewing. Do you want to drive mountain passes or river bed trails or both. Do you have a daily budget or is it an o...
by Haboob
Thu Oct 05, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Advice
Replies: 3
Views: 964

Re: Advice

Welcome to the Forum...
by Haboob
Thu Oct 05, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Hello from Greece!
Replies: 4
Views: 898

Re: Hello from Greece!

Welcome to the Forum...
by Haboob
Thu Oct 05, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Newbie alert
Replies: 4
Views: 866

Re: Newbie alert

Welcome to the Forum...
by Haboob
Thu Oct 05, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: Bhanga Nek December
Replies: 5
Views: 887

Re: Bhanga Nek December

When e ere there with the Wild Card they said that it did not apply to KZN Parks.
According to them we would need a Rhino Card.
This seems odd as the Wild Card is supposed to cover all the parks in SA and even covers some of the Parks in Swaziland...
by Haboob
Sat Sep 30, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Ossewa camper unit
Replies: 4
Views: 999

Re: Ossewa camper unit

I had an Alu-Cab Camper built according to my specifications in 2010 and am happy with the product and would recommend them to any-one. Their work is of a good quality and built to last. My Camper however was designed for two people and is built on top of the load bin. You can also go and see Sarel ...
by Haboob
Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 22R Carb issues
Replies: 9
Views: 707

Re: 22R Carb issues

Glad you got it sorted, should be okay for another 150 000 km...
by Haboob
Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Kwazulu-Natal
Topic: Camping Weekend?
Replies: 2
Views: 937

Re: Camping Weekend?

Do give us a report back, as we wanted to stay over there on our way back from Kruger, but changed our route as we were not sure of road conditions between there and Durban/Pinetown...
by Haboob
Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:41 pm
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: Mabuasehube Sept 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 954

Re: Mabuasehube Sept 2017

Pork, Chicken, Tomatoes, squashes, vegetables growing above ground and probably all fruits will currently be confiscated. You can travel North and West with mutton and beef, but not East and South, where they will confiscate at the various Vet Posts. If you have cooked meat or processed meat like vi...
by Haboob
Sun Sep 10, 2017 11:34 am
Forum: Electronic Gadgets and Radios
Topic: National Luna 90lt Fault ID - HELP
Replies: 3
Views: 1830

Re: National Luna 90lt Fault ID - HELP

Wayne,
The only problem I had was a poor connection between the fridge power plug where it is plugged into the vehicle power or 220v power. Fiddle with the connections and that should tell you if it is getting intermittent power. I replaced my connections and it now works perfectly again...
by Haboob
Sun Sep 10, 2017 11:27 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 22R Carb issues
Replies: 9
Views: 707

Re: 22R Carb issues

Hi Stephen, These carbs are an aluminium pewter mixture which is much softer than the shafts which are metal. They thus start wearing out at about 200 000 km and have play in the amount of fuel and air they allow into the carb which results in the uneven idling and in your case, dying of the engine....
by Haboob
Thu Sep 07, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New Member
Replies: 5
Views: 1049

Re: New Member

Welkom Hannes...
by Haboob
Thu Sep 07, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New to the forum, lots of questions
Replies: 8
Views: 1229

Re: New to the forum, lots of questions

Welcome to theforum...
by Haboob
Thu Sep 07, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New owner of Hilux 2.5 SRX D4D 4x4
Replies: 13
Views: 1578

Re: New owner of Hilux 2.5 SRX D4D 4x4

Welcome to the forum...
by Haboob
Thu Sep 07, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Nuwe lid, ou roofkyker vanaf Bfn
Replies: 5
Views: 1020

Re: Nuwe lid, ou roofkyker vanaf Bfn

Welkom ou roof kyker van Bfn...
by Haboob
Thu Sep 07, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Late response
Replies: 12
Views: 783

Re: Late response

Welcome to the forum.
Hope you getsorted ...
by Haboob
Thu Sep 07, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Where do I put my spare wheel?
Replies: 8
Views: 1032

Re: Where do I put my spare wheel?

Hi Harold, What is wrong with the space under the loadbin where the normal spare wheel is normally fitted or do you want space for a second spare? The only other option I see is on the back of the camper, but for this you would need to build a lot of re-enforcing to the body or chassis of the vehicl...
by Haboob
Sun Jul 23, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Extended Cab Backrest removal
Replies: 4
Views: 344

Re: Extended Cab Backrest removal

DO NOT KNOW
But if I could guess, you would need to push it up from the bottom and it May unclip and come out from there...
by Haboob
Sat Jul 22, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: Tips and Help on using the forum
Topic: Long range fuel tank on the new 2016 Fortuner
Replies: 4
Views: 1148

Re: Long range fuel tank on the new 2016 Fortuner

The spare will need to be moved out the way everytime you open the back door and become a pain in the butt. The LR Tank should not be a problem as many of the previous models have these installed. I have the previous Hilux with the spare underneath the LR Tank and have not experienced any problems w...
by Haboob
Sat Jul 22, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Battery vraag.
Replies: 4
Views: 435

Re: Battery vraag.

Jy kan die battery MISKIEN ret, maar die battery moet eers 'n groot boost kry. Hoe gouer hoe beter. Kry die grootste battery way jy kan en konekteer dit op charger/ intellegent charger. Konek die dan op jou battery met jumper kabels. Die krag sal vinniger vloei van die groot battery na joune, terwyl...
by Haboob
Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:30 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Newbie
Replies: 8
Views: 969

Re: Newbie

Welcome Jean-Pierre...
by Haboob
Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:51 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Weskus Trippie = 2/07/ - 15/07
Replies: 11
Views: 1604

Re: Weskus Trippie = 2/07/ - 15/07

Hallo Hennie,
Dankie vir die deel aan jou tour ervaring. Klink asof julle dit geniet het.
Jammer oor die gesnyde wiel, maar dit was tyd om die spaar na agt jaar te vervang.
Wys nou weer dat 'n gewone pad kan tires beskadig. Ry jy met net een spaarwiel?
by Haboob
Tue Jul 11, 2017 11:57 am
Forum: Eastern Cape
Topic: Very Quiet in the EC region
Replies: 7
Views: 1190

Re: Very Quiet in the EC region

Well you know where we stay when you have the time...
by Haboob
Mon Jul 10, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: Eastern Cape
Topic: Very Quiet in the EC region
Replies: 7
Views: 1190

Re: Very Quiet in the EC region

Hi Andy,
How you guys doing? Been meaning to get your way, but when we go to EL there is always so much to do, that we do not manage to get everything done.
Should go more often, then there will be less to do...
by Haboob
Mon May 15, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: New member
Replies: 28
Views: 3649

Re: New member

Welcome Brent...
by Haboob
Mon May 15, 2017 8:41 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: new member
Replies: 7
Views: 713

Re: new member

Welcome Brian
by Haboob
Mon May 15, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Newbie
Replies: 9
Views: 934

Re: Newbie

Welcome to the forum...
by Haboob
Mon May 15, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Sleep van boswa
Replies: 7
Views: 839

Re: Sleep van boswa

Welkom JM...
by Haboob
Mon May 15, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Replacement bumper
Replies: 5
Views: 762

Re: Replacement bumper

4x4 fitment centres...
by Haboob
Mon May 15, 2017 8:10 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Help with which model to get.
Replies: 2
Views: 519

Re: Help with which model to get.

Excellent advice given, which cuts to the bone...
Well done.
by Haboob
Mon May 15, 2017 8:04 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Steel frame Aluminium Canopy
Replies: 32
Views: 3380

Re: Steel frame Aluminium Canopy

Lyk baie mooi Robbie?
Waar kom die Yskas en gaan jy rakke inbou?
Onthou net, hoe verder agter jou yskas is hoe meer gaan hy stamp met die slegte paaie...
by Haboob
Sat Mar 25, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: ADVICE ON RIMS
Replies: 8
Views: 871

Re: ADVICE ON RIMS

What is wrong with the original Toyota mags?
by Haboob
Sat Mar 25, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Suspension modification - Knysna/George
Replies: 2
Views: 373

Re: Suspension modification - Knysna/George

You can have a load hog or extra main leaf fitted by just about any place that does suspensions. The load hog holds the back side up. There are other helper springs which support both sides, but it is the back side that needs most of the support. You also get air helper springs which are rubber pock...
by Haboob
Sat Mar 25, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Dun vs breë bande op die Hilux
Replies: 7
Views: 694

Re: Dun vs breë bande op die Hilux

Ek het kleiner gegaan en het nou meer krag, beter brandstof verbruik en geen nomenwaardelike hanteerings verskille nie. Jy kan omtrend 225x75x15 opsit vir die ouer voertuig wat jou sal baat. Ek het 245x75x15 en is tevrede daatmee op die 3.0 Vigo. AT tyres sal vir jou doeleindes baie beter werk as MT...
by Haboob
Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:04 am
Forum: Botswana
Topic: Campsite en route to CKGR.
Replies: 2
Views: 1176

Re: Campsite en route to CKGR.

Hi Brian, Agree with you about the Rhino Sanctuary. We stay at Ithumela at Palapya which is at the turn off from the main north/south road. It is on the eastern side of town and seems to be a shady area, but neat and clean. Just don't get there after 16:00 when the traffic is hectic ubtil after 18:3...
by Haboob
Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: Eastern Cape
Topic: Baviaans - combined E/C & W/C GTG.
Replies: 61
Views: 5848

Re: Baviaans - combined E/C & W/C GTG.

Stef, you should have no problems towing your trailer there, unless conditions drastically change for the worst.
by Haboob
Wed Mar 08, 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: Medical forum
Topic: Diabetes... a new healthier life style ...
Replies: 88
Views: 8390

Re: Diabetes... a new healthier life style ...

Well done Chris. I have not read this thread before, but have now taken time to go through the whole thread and am very impressed by your determination to succeed, but I never doubted this from you, just by the way you tackle all the projects you start. You have a great family and friend support bas...
by Haboob
Wed Mar 08, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Mooi bly maar mooi
Replies: 3
Views: 760

Re: Mooi bly maar mooi

Stem saam...
by Haboob
Wed Mar 08, 2017 12:08 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: 32" tyres on a Vigo
Replies: 11
Views: 1212

Re: 32" tyres on a Vigo

You will not only lose power, your fuel consumption will also increase...
by Haboob
Tue Mar 07, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: newbie
Replies: 5
Views: 469

Re: newbie

Welcome Franco...
by Haboob
Tue Mar 07, 2017 12:57 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Dirty Des - New member introduction.
Replies: 6
Views: 512

Re: Dirty Des - New member introduction.

Welcome Des,
That 2.7 does not give up easily...
by Haboob
Tue Mar 07, 2017 12:40 pm
Forum: Pictures Only - Post a pic of your Hilux
Topic: My young bok..
Replies: 6
Views: 879

Re: My young bok..

Welcome to the forum...
by Haboob
Tue Mar 07, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New Intro Ronwob
Replies: 9
Views: 825

Re: New Intro Ronwob

Welcome to the forum. Agreewith all the wise comments made above. If you dicide on the 2.5 srx I would build it into a camper, Which it will handel much easier than towing an extra set of wheels on the road. If you decide on the D-4D 3.0, I would still build a type of camper on the vehicle. The 2.5 ...
by Haboob
Tue Feb 28, 2017 11:36 am
Forum: Trail Reports
Topic: Botswana Jan 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1741

Re: Botswana Jan 2017

Thanks for sharing.
Most interesting trip to say the least,
But I am sure that it will be remembered by all who did this one together...
by Haboob
Tue Feb 28, 2017 11:22 am
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Jerry can mounting
Replies: 6
Views: 833

Re: Jerry can mounting

Agree with the long range tank option.
Safer, more convenient and hassel free.
Fill tank up before fuel price hikes and win until the fuel runs out.
Works for me, keeps centre of gravity down low and is cost effective as there is no wastage...
by Haboob
Tue Feb 28, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New to Hilux4x4
Replies: 6
Views: 588

Re: New to Hilux4x4

Welcome to the forum Brian...
by Haboob
Tue Feb 28, 2017 11:15 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New
Replies: 7
Views: 548

Re: New

Welcome to the forum Willie...
by Haboob
Fri Feb 24, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Beplan ses lande toer - 02 Julie 2017 ---- 21 Julie 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1629

Re: Beplan ses lande toer - 02 Julie 2017 ---- 21 Julie 2017

Hennie, Sommer so van die oog af, hoe ouer jy raak hoe slimmer raak jy, so daar is nog baie hoop. Ek het baie aan jou toer gedink en gedink dit sou lekker wees om net saam te ry, vir die ry genot. Ongelukkig is ek nog bietjie vas die jaar. Jy moet ook in ag neem dat brandstof en alles duurder in Zam...
by Haboob
Fri Feb 17, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Forum Newbie!
Replies: 13
Views: 803

Re: Forum Newbie!

Thanks from Fabian Andy...
by Haboob
Tue Feb 14, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New Member
Replies: 7
Views: 623

Re: New Member

Welcome Bernhard...
by Haboob
Tue Feb 14, 2017 10:04 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Newbie
Replies: 8
Views: 793

Re: Newbie

Welkom Neels...

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