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by Tristan
Sat Sep 27, 2008 10:44 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Ironman Agents?
Replies: 10
Views: 581

Re: Ironman Agents?

Google is your friend :wink: Ironman has pdf price lists available for download :Geek:
by Tristan
Fri Sep 19, 2008 9:46 pm
Forum: Places to go
Topic: Upcoming Sutherland/Tankwa Karoo Trip
Replies: 15
Views: 1282

Re: Upcoming Sutherland/Tankwa Karoo Trip

Well Im in your neck of the woods at the moment and its cold here :shock:

So Sutherland!!! yea! you gona freeze your a s s off :shock: :o: :shock:
by Tristan
Fri Sep 19, 2008 9:29 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Dripping from brake drum?
Replies: 21
Views: 937

Re: Dripping from brake drum?

Hi Werner Im pretty certain it is the side shaft because the brakes were opened up to get cleaned by the mechanic when the bearing kit was put in, so Im sure they would of seen if there was a problem. The old side shaft did have some ware marks were the oil seal sits so I think that was probably the...
by Tristan
Thu Sep 18, 2008 10:22 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Dripping from brake drum?
Replies: 21
Views: 937

Re: Dripping from brake drum?

Yip Riaan it was a brand new one and it was R 1 500 excl labour (I didn't have to pay labour considering it was back for the third time :shock: ) Sheeesh!!! :!: Scott Im really not sure :oops: :? Im in Cape Town at the moment but when I get back home I will upload a pic of my old one then you can se...
by Tristan
Tue Sep 16, 2008 10:11 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Dripping from brake drum?
Replies: 21
Views: 937

Re: Dripping from brake drum?

Well in amongst all my running around the country lately I have been trying to get this problem sorted out. Bearing and seal kit has been replaced twice and it was still leaking :x :x :x Today the whole side shaft was replaced and yet another kit put in, if that doesn't work I think Im gona go craze...
by Tristan
Mon Sep 01, 2008 12:08 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Bulldog gets New Clothes!
Replies: 150
Views: 11702

Re: Bulldog gets New Clothes!

Eric.. You dont have to have a small square number plate made, I have one for you that I will send up with Bennie... :shock: :shock: :twisted: :idea: Good idea Thys it will match perfectly considering you both always have a big smudge for a number plate anyway... :twisted: :twisted: :lol: :mrgreen:
by Tristan
Sun Aug 31, 2008 11:15 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: GOT MY HILUX TODAY!
Replies: 6
Views: 365

Re: GOT MY HILUX TODAY!

Pics pics pics.... and how about some hunting/fishing stories :wink:
You made the right choice these vehicles were born to be outdoors 8) :mrgreen:
by Tristan
Sun Aug 31, 2008 10:18 pm
Forum: Other Vehicles
Topic: Very flexy...
Replies: 5
Views: 446

Re: Very flexy...

No snorkel :confused: :? I guess its because it would need to wade in the ocean before the water level would get that high :lol: :mrgreen:
by Tristan
Sun Aug 31, 2008 10:15 pm
Forum: Other Vehicles
Topic: Very flexy...
Replies: 5
Views: 446

Re: Very flexy...

:shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :o: .....Sheeesh!!! :!: Super Flexy with BEEEG!!! tyres nogal!!
Dont think this one is gona battle on the trail :wink: :mrgreen:
by Tristan
Sun Aug 31, 2008 6:51 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Far away from your place, close to your heart
Replies: 35
Views: 870

Re: Far away from your place, close to your heart

16km/L :shock: :o: :shock: are you sure it is a Hilux... :?: :mrgreen:
by Tristan
Sat Aug 30, 2008 7:32 pm
Forum: Other Vehicles
Topic: Very flexy...
Replies: 5
Views: 446

Re: Very flexy...

Dono Why but I cant see the pics :confused: :? :confused: :? :( :(
by Tristan
Fri Aug 29, 2008 6:09 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Far away from your place, close to your heart
Replies: 35
Views: 870

Re: Far away from your place, close to your heart

I noticed that when I first tried to submit this post :? :confused: "vent" just doesn't quite have the same effect :lol: :lol: :lol:
So I guess Im just going to have to refrain from using my favorite word on this forum :(
by Tristan
Fri Aug 29, 2008 6:03 pm
Forum: Events Calender
Topic: Hilux national GTG venue selection
Replies: 162
Views: 20621

Re: Hilux national GTG venue selection

Sounds good Neil :wink: :D:
Glad to see things are starting to come together, Im sure this is going to be a great event :mrgreen:
by Tristan
Fri Aug 29, 2008 5:52 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Far away from your place, close to your heart
Replies: 35
Views: 870

Re: Far away from your place, close to your heart

:lol: :lol: :lol: Eric do the Eastern Capers also apply to your Fine print :?:

By the way my favorite word is (bee..ell..eye..kay..ess..ee..em) and Im not even sure what it means :wink:
But I guess its very descriptive :twisted: :twisted: if the forum wont allow me to type it :o: :mrgreen:
by Tristan
Thu Aug 28, 2008 9:55 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Far away from your place, close to your heart
Replies: 35
Views: 870

Re: Far away from your place, close to your heart

Hi Marian :wink: Welcome to the forum :D: You are not alone with the lack of Afrikaans understanding I live here in SA and I still battle to understand :oops: :oops: I think next time I need a translation I will send you a PM and you can request it from one of these guys because if I ask I will prob...
by Tristan
Thu Aug 21, 2008 10:38 pm
Forum: Web Related Discussions and Suggestions
Topic: Page number options
Replies: 17
Views: 735

Re: Page number options

This is what I am referring to :confused: What is really strange is I can sometimes visit the same page on different occasions and it will be fine sometimes and other times its gone off again :shock: :? :confused: http://www.hilux4x4.co.za/views/download/file.php?id=3993 Tristan - remember to remove...
by Tristan
Thu Aug 21, 2008 10:25 pm
Forum: Web Related Discussions and Suggestions
Topic: Page number options
Replies: 17
Views: 735

Re: Page number options

Im using Firefox, I assume it is the latest version because I always update when it asks me to :? It doesn't actually appear to have anything to do with what is posted on the thread. Maybe it is just a glitch in my system :shock: I will post a pic next time I see it happen just for interest sakes :w...
by Tristan
Thu Aug 21, 2008 9:31 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Stuck Heater Valve
Replies: 13
Views: 1366

Re: Stuck Heater Valve

I inspected my heater valve and it has a huge hole worn straight through :( Will it be okay to just block up the pipe at the end were the valve is :?: Something interesting that I noticed is that the unit in a older Honda civic looks exactly the same as the one in my 22r except in reverse :shock: so...
by Tristan
Thu Aug 21, 2008 5:29 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: HILUX - The meaning of the name
Replies: 11
Views: 3006

Re: HILUX - The meaning of the name

So when they refer to an "elevated driving experience" are they referring to the fact that I am "elevated" way up into the air every time I hit a bump.. :?: :lol: :lol: :lol: :mrgreen:
by Tristan
Thu Aug 21, 2008 2:57 pm
Forum: Web Related Discussions and Suggestions
Topic: Page number options
Replies: 17
Views: 735

Re: Page number options

Bennie my screen res is at 1024x768 :wink: I understand what you are saying about a scroll bar for larger pictures but this usually appears only at the bottom of the actual post :? :confused: So I dont quite understand why sometimes the entire thread is affected. This thread for example only Cassie'...
by Tristan
Thu Aug 21, 2008 12:20 pm
Forum: Web Related Discussions and Suggestions
Topic: Page number options
Replies: 17
Views: 735

Re: Page number options

Hmmmmmm!!!! must be over compensating for something...... :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:
by Tristan
Thu Aug 21, 2008 11:04 am
Forum: Recovery Equipment
Topic: Equipment for self recovery
Replies: 29
Views: 4690

Re: Equipment for self recovery

I know this question should probably go on the thread about high lift jacks but does anyone know if it is possible to get spare pin kits for the farm jack from Adendorf :?:
by Tristan
Thu Aug 21, 2008 10:59 am
Forum: Web Related Discussions and Suggestions
Topic: Page number options
Replies: 17
Views: 735

Re: Page number options

So what you are trying to say is that I must go and buy 22inch wide screen monitor... :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:
by Tristan
Thu Aug 21, 2008 10:42 am
Forum: Recovery Equipment
Topic: Equipment for self recovery
Replies: 29
Views: 4690

Re: Equipment for self recovery

Tristan... I will always help where I can :D: You might just have to wait a little while... SFA from Benoni to PE might take a while :twisted: Well if you are going to PE then I live still a further 300km from there so it really is going to take you a while :lol: :lol: :mrgreen: :D: From now on I w...
by Tristan
Wed Aug 20, 2008 6:33 pm
Forum: Web Related Discussions and Suggestions
Topic: Page number options
Replies: 17
Views: 735

Page number options

:? :confused: Has anyone noticed how sometimes when you get to the bottom of the page the page numbers have disappeared way off to the right (out of site) :?:

At least a scroll bar appears at the bottom so they are still accessible but I dont understand why they move in the first place :confused:
by Tristan
Wed Aug 20, 2008 6:25 pm
Forum: Recovery Equipment
Topic: Equipment for self recovery
Replies: 29
Views: 4690

Equipment for self recovery

Im looking for suggestions of what recovery equipment I can use to recover my vehicle by myself :?: I am in both the fortunate and unfortunate situation of been surrounded by off road territory but being the only person to utilize it :| I would love to go further and into rougher terrain but the con...
by Tristan
Wed Aug 20, 2008 12:56 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Kaspaas has arrived
Replies: 104
Views: 4330

Re: Kaspaas has arrived

Just like you chose not to answer question 2 I choose to sometimes spell incorrectly just to make sure that you and FD (our resident forum spell checkers) are keeping up to scratch.. :twisted: :twisted:
Job well done!! :wink: :mrgreen:
by Tristan
Wed Aug 20, 2008 12:49 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: How to Kill a toyota hilux
Replies: 4
Views: 659

Re: How to Kill a toyota hilux

Ryan you have named this thread wrong :o:
You cant kill a Hilux :!: you can only try to kill a Hilux... :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:

Oh yes :!: and welcome to the forum dont forget to post some pics of your Lux in the members rides section :wink:
by Tristan
Wed Aug 20, 2008 12:42 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Kaspaas has arrived
Replies: 104
Views: 4330

Re: Kaspaas has arrived

Switch is definitely on the + wire, here is a rather bad drawing of how it is wired. http://www.hilux4x4.co.za/views/download/file.php?id=2759&mode=view The reason for question 2 is because if I hook it up it does actually work :D: Im just afraid of killing my brand new battery :o: I wonder if it is...
by Tristan
Wed Aug 20, 2008 12:23 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Kaspaas has arrived
Replies: 104
Views: 4330

Re: Kaspaas has arrived

:roll: :? You forgot about question no. 2
If this was an exam you would of just lost 30% :ugeek:
:D: :lol: :lol:
by Tristan
Wed Aug 20, 2008 11:57 am
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Kaspaas has arrived
Replies: 104
Views: 4330

Re: Kaspaas has arrived

:o: :o: :shock: Did I mention that I fed the wires through the chassis :| Took me ages but I wanted them out of the way. So now I have 2 questions (please excuse my ignorance but Im totally dof when it comes to these things :oops: :oops: :oops: ) 1. How do I check for a short circuit :?: 2. Will the...
by Tristan
Wed Aug 20, 2008 11:26 am
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Kaspaas has arrived
Replies: 104
Views: 4330

Re: Kaspaas has arrived

Believe or not these spots are not on the front of my van :o: Not sure how bright your reverse lights are :?: but mine just shine a dim light down on the ground somewhere that I cant even see while in the cab :? I dont want to wire them to the reverse lights incase I end up using the vehicle in town...
by Tristan
Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:20 am
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Kaspaas has arrived
Replies: 104
Views: 4330

Re: Kaspaas has arrived

Toggle switch :wink:
by Tristan
Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:16 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Plastic Body
Replies: 16
Views: 1608

Re: Plastic Body

Ive seen a complete fibreglass Hilux Surf but nooo!! idea were it came from :? :confused: Would be a huge benefit down here at the coast. The X-Trail has plastic fenders that you can actually push in with your hand and they just pop back into shape again when you let go :shock: :confused: a pretty c...
by Tristan
Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:04 am
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Kaspaas has arrived
Replies: 104
Views: 4330

Re: Kaspaas has arrived

Dont worry its a globe it is not polarity sensitive. Thys what size glodes did you use. The 21W ones is too big to fit into the hole and the smaler ones (8w - me thinks) is not very bright and may not be aduaquately bright to be legal :? :? Bennie is this also the case with spot lights :?: The reas...
by Tristan
Tue Aug 19, 2008 9:33 pm
Forum: Other Vehicles
Topic: Dadz' First Toy (Nissan!) - BUSTED u SECRET NISSAN LOVER!!
Replies: 31
Views: 1053

Re: Dadz' First Toy (Nissan!) - BUSTED u SECRET NISSAN LOVER!!

he he, hoe lekker kry ek nou! Ek dink daai kanibale het jou breins begin eet, :shock: dis hoekom jy nou n toy ry :D: :D: Twee kanibale kry liz hurley innie bos. Pa en seun. Seun" pa , sy lyk lekker, kom ons eet haar" Pa, "nee bogger dit, kom ons vat haar huistoe en eet jou ma!!" http://smileys.smil...
by Tristan
Tue Aug 19, 2008 10:40 am
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Kaspaas has arrived
Replies: 104
Views: 4330

Re: Kaspaas has arrived

Thanks Thys it sounds pretty straight forward, Ill just have to make sure to get the positive and negative the correct way round :lol: :lol: :D:
by Tristan
Tue Aug 19, 2008 10:27 am
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Kaspaas has arrived
Replies: 104
Views: 4330

Re: Kaspaas has arrived

so how exactly do you make them flicker :?:
Is it as simple as just crossing over the wiring :shock: :?:
by Tristan
Mon Aug 18, 2008 9:55 pm
Forum: Other Vehicles
Topic: Dadz' First Toy (Nissan!) - BUSTED u SECRET NISSAN LOVER!!
Replies: 31
Views: 1053

Re: Dadz' First Toy (Nissan!) - BUSTED u SECRET NISSAN LOVER!!

Geeez!!! those okes in the second pic are what I would call real black people :lol: :lol: :lol: Rich I must admit I actually do hold Nissan in very high regard they truly are hardcore tough as nails survivors. I know its not a 4x4 but I drove a sentra for many years and often treated it like it was ...
by Tristan
Mon Aug 18, 2008 9:22 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Kaspaas has arrived
Replies: 104
Views: 4330

Re: Kaspaas has arrived

Eish!!!! it is clear evidence that you guys spend waaaay!! to much time on the forum when you have memorised other peoples posts :lol: :lol: :lol:

Thys what have you done about indicators with your modified bull bar :?:
by Tristan
Mon Aug 18, 2008 8:30 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: Bad Hair Day for Nissan owner
Replies: 13
Views: 595

Re: Bad Hair Day for Nissan owner

This isn't a great pic of the fence but you can get the general idea. It is made of i beam steel posts (kinda like railway track, might be the same thing) and gum poles about half a meter apart and about 1inch thick cable :o: The poles are also sharpened at the top so the ellies dont try to climb ov...
by Tristan
Mon Aug 18, 2008 8:14 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: Bad Hair Day for Nissan owner
Replies: 13
Views: 595

Re: Bad Hair Day for Nissan owner

Addo Elephant Park here in the Eastern Cape has very strict rules about bringing citrus into the park. These elephants were once fed with oranges, probably when they were first introduced Im not sure :? :?: Addo the town and area is largely made up of citrus farms. I got to wonder if this is not may...
by Tristan
Mon Aug 18, 2008 7:44 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Hilux Hilife here
Replies: 19
Views: 627

Re: Hilux Hilife here

Hi Mike :wink:
Just like the rest I look forward to seeing some pics :D:
welcome to the hilux family :mrgreen:
by Tristan
Mon Aug 18, 2008 3:28 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Kaspaas has arrived
Replies: 104
Views: 4330

Re: Kaspaas has arrived

You seem to have lost a few spot lights :confused: :?
by Tristan
Mon Aug 18, 2008 3:21 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Kaspaas has arrived
Replies: 104
Views: 4330

Re: Kaspaas has arrived

For the rest I installed about 20 000 km in long trips exploring the "outback" of our beautiful country... been to Atlantis Dunes about 5 times, and did some of the nice/scary/scenic trails on offer, although according to Simon they don't compare to ANY of the trails in and around Queenstown... :ev...
by Tristan
Mon Aug 18, 2008 1:11 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Kaspaas has arrived
Replies: 104
Views: 4330

Re: Kaspaas has arrived

Thats the one :wink:

Were are your recovery points :?: Okay now you gonna tell me Kaspaas never needs to be recovered :lol: :lol: :mrgreen:
So lets say were will the recovery points be in case you need to reverse pull somebody out :mrgreen:
by Tristan
Mon Aug 18, 2008 12:55 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Howzit
Replies: 25
Views: 1562

Re: Howzit

Hahahaha!!! :lol: :lol: :lol: that second pic looks like a game of chicken :wink:
I think you are winning Andre your Lux looks far more intimidating :mrgreen:
by Tristan
Mon Aug 18, 2008 12:50 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Kaspaas has arrived
Replies: 104
Views: 4330

Re: Kaspaas has arrived

Thanks Thys :wink:

What is the bar lower down for :?: I first thought maybe winche provision but Im guessing it is most likely to take the blows from things that are lower than the bull bar... rocks, tree stumps etc.... :? :confused:
by Tristan
Sun Aug 17, 2008 11:02 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: Bad Hair Day for Nissan owner
Replies: 13
Views: 595

Re: Bad Hair Day for Nissan owner

FD were did you get your info about this from :?: Errrrrrrr!!!!! :x :x :evil: it makes me mad as hell when I here about animals having to be shot because of peoples stupidity. Im not saying the people in the pics here were at fault but rather the ones that fed the elephant in the past. I think very!...
by Tristan
Sun Aug 17, 2008 10:41 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: road accidents
Replies: 7
Views: 402

Re: road accidents

The law actually excludes Traffic and Police Officers from the ban on using a cellphone while driving. Apparently they need it to do their job... :confused: :o: Whaaat!!! you telling me they do there job.... I wonder what they did before cellphones :?: and what about blue tooth :?: just about every...
by Tristan
Sun Aug 17, 2008 10:34 am
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: my 85 lux
Replies: 24
Views: 1121

Re: my 85 lux

Image WOW!!!! you didn't buy it you stole it :D: :lol: :lol:
by Tristan
Sun Aug 17, 2008 10:21 am
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: my 85 lux
Replies: 24
Views: 1121

Re: my 85 lux

Very nice Stuart :D:
It is very rare to have an old Lux with such low milage :o: :wink: :mrgreen:
by Tristan
Fri Aug 15, 2008 7:10 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Mr Green Emoticon?????
Replies: 63
Views: 3403

Re: Mr Green Emoticon?????

Sorry Johann :oops: I tried to post a link to were they can be found but it just led somewhere random :confused: :?
Will keep trying to find the correct link :wink: :mrgreen:
by Tristan
Fri Aug 15, 2008 6:59 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Mr Green Emoticon?????
Replies: 63
Views: 3403

Re: Mr Green Emoticon?????

Scorpion wrote:Not quite, Cassie. I still don't know where to get these emoticons in the first place... :mrgreen:
Hey Johann dont you wish you had cool emoticons like this Image
by Tristan
Fri Aug 15, 2008 6:51 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Kaspaas has arrived
Replies: 104
Views: 4330

Re: Kaspaas has arrived

I also like your avatar, very smart indeed. Tell me why have you blanked out your number plates. Are the traffic cops looking for you :? Thys, I have a 91 model very similar to yours. Where did you get the running boards? I have to use a portable step to get my old bat into the lux? Ron. Ron there ...
by Tristan
Fri Aug 15, 2008 1:50 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Mr Green Emoticon?????
Replies: 63
Views: 3403

Re: Mr Green Emoticon?????

Image Cassie Cassie he's our man if he cant do it no one can :D: Yahooooo!!!!
by Tristan
Fri Aug 15, 2008 1:30 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Mr Green Emoticon?????
Replies: 63
Views: 3403

Re: Mr Green Emoticon?????

:o: :o: :o: :o: :o: thats alotta code for a teeny picture :shock:
by Tristan
Fri Aug 15, 2008 1:28 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Mr Green Emoticon?????
Replies: 63
Views: 3403

Re: Mr Green Emoticon?????

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by Tristan
Fri Aug 15, 2008 1:14 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Mr Green Emoticon?????
Replies: 63
Views: 3403

Re: Mr Green Emoticon?????

You see now but I still haven't got it right so you guys are still taunting me... :cry: :cry: :cry:

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