Toyota Surf / 4 Runners in South Africa

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laze
High Range 2WD
High Range 2WD
Posts: 15
Joined: Thu Apr 05, 2012 9:20 am
Town: Pietermaritzburg
Vehicle: hilux surf
Real Name: John

Thu Apr 10, 2014 5:13 pm

Hi All

Just trying to establish how many Surf/4Runners there are out there. Pse reply to this post if you are fortunate enough to be the proud owner of a Surf/4Runner

Thanks

John (laze) :yahoo:

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chopper
Monster Truck
Monster Truck
Posts: 2127
Joined: Thu Oct 01, 2009 7:17 am
Town: Kleinplaas Klerksdorp
Vehicle: 2000 Hilux Surf
Real Name: Thinus
Location: Kleinplaas, Klerksdorp

Thu Apr 10, 2014 8:37 pm

Bought meself 1 but my son hijacked it :wth:
Awesome vehicle - 2700i Surf with auto gearbox
To fly is heaven ...... to Hover is Divine !!!!

4 runner oldie
Low Range 4WD
Low Range 4WD
Posts: 187
Joined: Sat May 14, 2011 12:55 pm
Town: Brisbane Australia
Vehicle: 1985 4 runner sr5 3y engine
Real Name: Russell

Fri Apr 11, 2014 6:35 am

I have 85 4runner in Australia though .
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No one has ever made it out alive yet .

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Hilux 1
Monster Truck
Monster Truck
Posts: 3939
Joined: Tue Sep 28, 2010 2:24 pm
Town: Brackenfell
Vehicle: 2000 Raider 2700i 4x4 Double cab. met "rock sliders" en Powerflo stainless exhaust
Real Name: Tertius
ORRA Call Sign: HC137

Fri Apr 11, 2014 9:15 am

ek weet van so 2 wat ek verby ry Brackenfell na Parow

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Ali3n
Broken Truck
Broken Truck
Posts: 4748
Joined: Mon Sep 27, 2010 2:06 pm
Town: Roodepoort
Vehicle: Jeep Commander 3.0 Limited
Real Name: Francisco the Great
ORRA Call Sign: B338
Location: Roodepoort

Fri Apr 11, 2014 10:08 am

And then there is mine here in JHB. :thumbup:
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PRESENTLY DISADVANTAGED
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Custom built Rock Sliders, Bumpers, Belly protection.... Anything you can think of
Cell: 076 122 3744 E-Mail: fpanaino@gmail.com
Bear Grylls calls it "Ultimate Survival", overlanders call it "Camping"

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Hilux 1
Monster Truck
Monster Truck
Posts: 3939
Joined: Tue Sep 28, 2010 2:24 pm
Town: Brackenfell
Vehicle: 2000 Raider 2700i 4x4 Double cab. met "rock sliders" en Powerflo stainless exhaust
Real Name: Tertius
ORRA Call Sign: HC137

Fri Apr 11, 2014 10:31 am

nasty ding above the back light?

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Ali3n
Broken Truck
Broken Truck
Posts: 4748
Joined: Mon Sep 27, 2010 2:06 pm
Town: Roodepoort
Vehicle: Jeep Commander 3.0 Limited
Real Name: Francisco the Great
ORRA Call Sign: B338
Location: Roodepoort

Fri Apr 11, 2014 10:41 am

Jip, slight stupidity on my side where I was loading a set of rims onto the roof rack and one slid of and hit the corner. Once funds are in order the whole van is going in for a complete repair and respray. Shell off. :thumbup:
PRESENTLY DISADVANTAGED
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Custom built Rock Sliders, Bumpers, Belly protection.... Anything you can think of
Cell: 076 122 3744 E-Mail: fpanaino@gmail.com
Bear Grylls calls it "Ultimate Survival", overlanders call it "Camping"

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Omo
Low Range 4WD
Low Range 4WD
Posts: 182
Joined: Wed Oct 23, 2013 10:31 pm
Town: Brackenfell
Vehicle: Ford Ranger super cab 3.0 xlt 4x4
Real Name: Louis
ORRA Call Sign: HC236

Fri Apr 11, 2014 1:08 pm

Een van my kliente het n surf hier in kuilsrivier met lexus v8 in.
There a two kind of people. Those who pushes a door when it says pull and they who pull a door when it says push.

laze
High Range 2WD
High Range 2WD
Posts: 15
Joined: Thu Apr 05, 2012 9:20 am
Town: Pietermaritzburg
Vehicle: hilux surf
Real Name: John

Fri Apr 11, 2014 1:56 pm

Thanks all - pse keep the responses coming in.

I am going to post the same request on 4X4 Community Forum so if you have responded here, pse don't reply there (unless you need an excuse to post more pictures and show those less fortunate, what they are missing).

Cheers

John (laze)

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ismail
LR 4WD Full Lockers
LR 4WD Full Lockers
Posts: 741
Joined: Fri Jul 13, 2007 10:05 am
Town: Cape Town
Vehicle: Hilux '03 2700i SC 4x4
Real Name: Ismail
Location: Wetton (close to Alu-cab Cape Town)

Fri Apr 11, 2014 4:18 pm

I had one v6 auto really nice truck just hated the fact that you had to let the rear windows down to open the tailgate to get my surfboards out.
'93 DC 2.2 4x4 33" BF KM2's 60mm lift, Fakawi Canvas Canopy. SOLD
'03 SC 2700i 4x4 32" BFG KM2, SAC stage 1, OME springs, Rancho 9000XL shocks, ARB, Escape Gear seatcovers - goes like a bomb!!!!!!!!!

I surf more than I work

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Reef Inmate
High Range 2WD
High Range 2WD
Posts: 14
Joined: Fri Oct 25, 2013 2:53 pm
Town: Kasane
Vehicle: None
Real Name: Leigh
Location: Kasane, Botswana
Contact:

Sun Sep 28, 2014 3:57 pm

Just got a 1998 3rd generation Hilux Surf 3.4 V6

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Leigh van Zyl
Kasane
Botswana

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pietpetoors
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 10060
Joined: Thu May 17, 2007 9:12 pm
Town: Langebaan
Vehicle: 2.7 Hilux 4x4 DC
Real Name: Pieter
ORRA Call Sign: X27
Contact:

Sun Sep 28, 2014 4:51 pm

Really nice, I wish we had more of those around here.
Only Dead Fish Go With The Flow!
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1999 Hilux 2.7i 4x4 Raider DC. Rear diff-lock, Red Peppor Bull Bar and rock sliders, 31" Cooper ST, Snorkel, Alu-Canopy, VHF Kirisun radio, West Coast Rust, Mikem Rear Suspension, Ball Joint Spacers in front, 25watt LED Spots

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chopper
Monster Truck
Monster Truck
Posts: 2127
Joined: Thu Oct 01, 2009 7:17 am
Town: Kleinplaas Klerksdorp
Vehicle: 2000 Hilux Surf
Real Name: Thinus
Location: Kleinplaas, Klerksdorp

Sun Sep 28, 2014 6:25 pm

I managed to "recover" mine from my son - what a pleasure to be able to drive it again :thumbup: :clap:
To fly is heaven ...... to Hover is Divine !!!!

the Vanman
Newbie
Posts: 2
Joined: Wed Aug 24, 2016 9:27 pm
Town: Oranjeville
Vehicle: 88 hilux surf
Real Name: izak
ORRA Call Sign: n/a

Wed Aug 31, 2016 8:00 pm

Just joined the forum. Bought my '88 Surf in '96. Know of a '95 for sale in JHB but no papers.

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TertiusK
Low Range 4WD
Low Range 4WD
Posts: 238
Joined: Thu Jun 02, 2016 7:23 pm
Town: Oudtshoorn
Vehicle: 1990 Hilux 2.4D 4x4 DC Full MIKEM Suspension front and back + 2007 Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDI 4WD
Real Name: Tertius

Thu Sep 01, 2016 1:34 pm

:yahoo: Now I also know what a meant by a Surf

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Firstoneman
High Range 4WD
High Range 4WD
Posts: 42
Joined: Thu Sep 24, 2015 1:57 am
Town: Maputo
Vehicle: 1999 Surf 2.7L 4x4
Real Name: David
Location: Maputo

Thu Mar 23, 2017 6:28 pm

I've got a 1999 down in Maputo.
May You Thrive!!

David

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