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by Family_Dog
Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:26 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: I Joined the 90 club
Replies: 52
Views: 6968

Re: I Joined the 90 club

Have a word with Uys on the 4x4Community Forum, he manufactures good stuff. I have a bashplate for the same Prado that he supplied.


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by Family_Dog
Thu Jan 09, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: Toyopet and Toyota Stout
Topic: 1963 Toyopet Stout
Replies: 3
Views: 109

Re: 1963 Toyopet Stout

Those Stouts are wgat earned Toyota their reputation, tough as nails! Nice find, Pieter.

Restore it! :)


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by Family_Dog
Thu Dec 19, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 96 SFA 2,4 Diesel 4x4 - Worth Restoring??
Replies: 7
Views: 355

Re: 96 SFA 2,4 Diesel 4x4 - Worth Restoring??

There's a place somewhere in JHB/Vaal area called "Maroons" (or similar name...). I bought bits and pieces for Bull Dog from them but that was some 15 years ago.


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by Family_Dog
Thu Dec 19, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: The Super-Single cab
Replies: 40
Views: 4115

Re: The Super-Single cab

Nicely done, Gareth. This truck will be something to really be proud of once you are done. :thumbup:


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by Family_Dog
Sat Nov 02, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: This Forbidden Tacoma Diesel Is The Truck You Want, But Toyota Won't Build!
Replies: 1
Views: 263

This Forbidden Tacoma Diesel Is The Truck You Want, But Toyota Won't Build!

Got this from the 4x4Community Forum, very interesting video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... kFUoKVVygw

We have the D4D engine, but I want a Tacoma! :yahoo:


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by Family_Dog
Tue Oct 22, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Spiral Cable Replacement - FYI
Replies: 18
Views: 4176

Re: Spiral Cable Replacement - FYI

Was this not subject to a recall?

Enter your VIN number on https://www.toyota.co.za/owners/toyota-recall website and check.


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by Family_Dog
Tue Oct 22, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Oom Thys
Replies: 8
Views: 640

Re: Oom Thys

Wishing you all the best for your birthday, Oom Thys!


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by Family_Dog
Mon Oct 21, 2019 7:38 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Prado S95 VX Bumper question
Replies: 7
Views: 1753

Re: Prado S95 VX Bumper question

Can't help you here Johan, PraDog was attired like such when he & I became best buddies.
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by Family_Dog
Sun Oct 20, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: New Member - Prado
Replies: 7
Views: 387

Re: New Member - Prado

Johan,

your Prado is part of the recall.

https://www.toyota.co.za/owners/toyota-recall
Your Vehicle is part of a recall campaign

Campaign Description: SSC-REAR AXLE SHAFT-LC PRADO09 90
Pretty nifty that after 20 years Toyota still honours this!


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by Family_Dog
Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: New Member - Prado
Replies: 7
Views: 387

Re: New Member - Prado

Johan, you might want to follow up on the recall I mentioned, it may or may not affect your vehicle, but it is free.

viewtopic.php?f=121&t=32472


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by Family_Dog
Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: New Member - Prado
Replies: 7
Views: 387

Re: New Member - Prado

Hi Johan, good to see you here :) I took PraDog to work yesterday as per our discussion, she was bathed and all that cosmic dust that had settled on her the past few weeks has been recycled back to debris. The Series 90/95 vehicles are fantastic, I doubt I will ever replace it as at more or less the...
by Family_Dog
Tue Oct 15, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Bullrun 2019 - Black Widow Build
Replies: 24
Views: 1020

Re: Bullrun 2019 - Black Widow Build

Watching... Waiting.... :drool: :drool:


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by Family_Dog
Mon Oct 14, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: 2019 in review.
Replies: 32
Views: 1329

Re: 2019 in review.

Licences are no longer available from ORRA because neither this forum nor the club are members of ORRA. Hence, ORRA will not be able to assist you in that respect. The Cluib Licence here is an absolute bargain - I know what these individual licences cost the club each year!


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by Family_Dog
Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Bad Service
Topic: Fraudster Quinton Wright( Offroad SA Tec)"
Replies: 9
Views: 7786

Re: Fraudster Quinton Wright( Offroad SA Tec)"

Any update on this, Henri & Chris?


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by Family_Dog
Mon Oct 07, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Gear lever boots
Replies: 13
Views: 463

Re: Gear lever boots

Take the old one to an upholsterer, surely they can fabricate a new one based on the old one?


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by Family_Dog
Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Toyota Fortuner 4x4 Forum
Topic: Fortuner Workshop Manual
Replies: 0
Views: 1135

Fortuner Workshop Manual

Toyota Fortuner Workshop Manual available from 4x4 Community Forum:

https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/sh ... hop-Manual


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by Family_Dog
Thu Oct 03, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Gear lever boots
Replies: 13
Views: 463

Re: Gear lever boots

I was able to buy a new one from TSA some years back. Maybe they still have stock?


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by Family_Dog
Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:09 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 4Y oil sump related query
Replies: 10
Views: 519

Re: 4Y oil sump related query

Hi Gordon,

You might find something here under 'engines'...

https://www.toyodiy.com/parts/


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by Family_Dog
Fri Sep 27, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: Information needed for 3RZ turbo
Replies: 32
Views: 1141

Re: Information needed for 3RZ turbo

You state “The 2200 feels much happier cruising at 120km/hr on the open road” Does it exceed 120km/h also being happy or is that about the limit? “Performance is not rocket speed by any means but the vehicle is so much more pleasant to drive and just "feels right" since the conversion.” I understan...
by Family_Dog
Thu Sep 26, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: Information needed for 3RZ turbo
Replies: 32
Views: 1141

Re: Information needed for 3RZ turbo

Dug up where I had posted the Dyno Chart after the conversion, there might be other charts stored there from which you can draw comparisons.

viewtopic.php?p=31276#p31276


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by Family_Dog
Thu Sep 26, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: Information needed for 3RZ turbo
Replies: 32
Views: 1141

Re: Information needed for 3RZ turbo

EFI does indeed make a most worthwhile improvement to a 2200's performance. Bulldog was always hesitant on inclines but since the conversion, I no longer need to drop a gear on the slightest incline. Fuel performance is slightly improved at around 6.5 - 7.5 km/litre. When I had the original Nikki Ca...
by Family_Dog
Wed Sep 25, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: Information needed for 3RZ turbo
Replies: 32
Views: 1141

Re: Information needed for 3RZ turbo

Suggest you rather consider an EFI conversion to the 2200. It made a world of difference to Bulldog!

See topic viewtopic.php?f=92&t=1172


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by Family_Dog
Sun Sep 22, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: How to open the bonnet .
Replies: 7
Views: 360

Re: How to open the bonnet .

I have no idea, perhaps a visit to the nearest Toyota dealer might help, or if not local, then phone the Service Manager?

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by Family_Dog
Fri Sep 20, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: Hilux Hangman
Replies: 685
Views: 22768

Re: Hilux Hangman

:tongue: :tongue: Daai Bliksems?
by Family_Dog
Fri Sep 20, 2019 7:07 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: Hilux Hangman
Replies: 685
Views: 22768

Re: Hilux Hangman

It was easy!

Your turn...
by Family_Dog
Thu Sep 19, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: Hilux Hangman
Replies: 685
Views: 22768

Re: Hilux Hangman

- -p- -t <space> - -v- -

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by Family_Dog
Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:34 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: Hilux Hangman
Replies: 685
Views: 22768

Re: Hilux Hangman

Petrol Pump?
by Family_Dog
Sun Sep 15, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Tyres & Shocks for SFA
Replies: 13
Views: 532

Re: Tyres & Shocks for SFA

Agree with running 31" tyres. Bulldog has them fitted and no issues whatsoever, although I also have replaced the suspension with OME springs & shocks throughout. Power delivery is fine and the speedo is now 100% accurate, inline with the GPS.


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by Family_Dog
Tue Sep 03, 2019 7:15 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Christian Kuun - CK Wines
Replies: 61
Views: 1875

Re: Christian Kuun - CK Wines

Rumour has it that all the streetlights in KWT have started twinkling in a random manner at night... :spectacle: :spectacle:


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by Family_Dog
Tue Sep 03, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: Radios and Licensing
Topic: Watter Kanale?
Replies: 1
Views: 665

Re: Watter Kanale?

Jaco, program the first seven according to the licence you have, leave the last two channels out.

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by Family_Dog
Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Goodbye FJ Cruiser - Hello TJ Cruiser
Replies: 3
Views: 574

Re: Goodbye FJ Cruiser - Hello TJ Cruiser

Don't like it. Looks more like a Land Rover product than a Cruiser.

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by Family_Dog
Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Just some useless info.
Replies: 8
Views: 478

Re: Just some useless info.

Is there a repeat of this, if so on what channel?


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by Family_Dog
Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: SFA Front brake kit
Replies: 7
Views: 376

Re: SFA Front brake kit

Having no experience of the dual piston kit I cannot answer this but I can most definitely speak well of the Powerbrake kit - it really makes a difference! It also saved a dog's life once when he came running out from the veld into the road. The Hilux stopped quickly and in a straight line.


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by Family_Dog
Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: SFA Front brake kit
Replies: 7
Views: 376

Re: SFA Front brake kit

Or try the Powerbrakes conversion. This made a HUGE difference to Bulldog's braking performance and is highly recommended.

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by Family_Dog
Sat Aug 10, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Chips vs Mapping
Replies: 8
Views: 556

Re: Chips vs Mapping

Good advice given in the above posts! :thumbup:


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by Family_Dog
Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2002 IFS S/C 2,7i Electrical Problems
Replies: 4
Views: 315

Re: 2002 IFS S/C 2,7i Electrical Problems

Although the fuse has not blown, the contact points have most probably corroded. Did you remove the fuse and check that the contact points are still good? Spraying the fuse box contacts with a good Contact Spray / Switch Cleaner (not WD40) might be a good thing to try.


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by Family_Dog
Wed Jul 31, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Now the fun begins
Replies: 79
Views: 10972

Re: Now the fun begins

made a mistake.jpg

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by Family_Dog
Tue Jul 30, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Now the fun begins
Replies: 79
Views: 10972

Re: Now the fun begins

The two way radio which was supplied by Mud Dog also going strong. The Mic cable has seen better days and I will have to get it fixed one of these days. Money well spent.
You sure about that, Barry? :cooldude:


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by Family_Dog
Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:22 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: KZTE Electrical leak
Replies: 2
Views: 240

Re: KZTE Electrical leak

If it is an old tracking device, it can draw up to 800mA as the device attempts to charge an old battery. Had this problem with the first generation Netstar. Changed to a newer Netstar and no further problem.


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by Family_Dog
Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Owning a Prado. Pro's and Cons.
Replies: 6
Views: 2094

Re: Owning a Prado. Pro's and Cons.

it has loads more flex with its coil springs.
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The V6 Prado 90 is indeed a fantastic vehicle! Doubt I would ever sell it :thumbup:

Consumption is as George states above.


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by Family_Dog
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.
Replies: 43
Views: 4962

Re: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.

Hennie, you, Sonja, Edge & Viv had an amazing time and thank you so much for such a detailed trip report! You have now seen a great deal of Southern Africa and I am sure you will all enjoy many happy memories of this trip for some time yet. Your First Aid Kit is also an eye-opener and very valuable ...
by Family_Dog
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: New Hilux
Replies: 16
Views: 1176

Re: New Hilux

Much depends on your family requirements, but personally, I would stick to what you already have!


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by Family_Dog
Fri Jun 21, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Killarney 4x4 Trip Report 14 - 16 June 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 907

Re: Killarney 4x4 Trip Report 14 - 16 June 2019

Great report Hendrik, it certainly does appear to be a beautiful place, looking at your pics.


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by Family_Dog
Fri May 31, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: Prado 3.4 V6 in 2.7 Hilux
Replies: 47
Views: 3630

Re: Prado 3.4 V6 in 2.7 Hilux

Pieter, you've replaced the engine, good move!

Now all you need is a Prado body... :mocking:

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by Family_Dog
Mon May 27, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: KZTE help needed
Replies: 16
Views: 517

Re: KZTE help needed

Try measure the voltage of the battery, might be an oldish one and lost some of its charge. Try measure with no load as well as when pressing the remote button if you possibly can.


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by Family_Dog
Tue May 21, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: KZTE help needed
Replies: 16
Views: 517

Re: KZTE help needed

Silly question, but is the new battery 100%? Is it making proper contact? Is there a little red light or not on the remote to indicate whether its working or not? Presumably you only have the one remote, not a duplicate?


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by Family_Dog
Mon May 20, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2000 Hilux mods
Replies: 6
Views: 262

Re: 2000 Hilux mods

Stay FAR away from fitting a Turbo - the head will pop.


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by Family_Dog
Fri May 10, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: Free State
Topic: Calling all Free Staters (and anyone else interested)
Replies: 27
Views: 5418

Re: Calling all Free Staters (and anyone else interested)

Andy, I have the Jim Reeves version as well as the Billy Vaughn arrangement, narrated by ken Nordine,. Both excellent, and yes, very nostalgic!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPt8qlPXiBc


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by Family_Dog
Thu May 09, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Free State
Topic: Calling all Free Staters (and anyone else interested)
Replies: 27
Views: 5418

Re: Calling all Free Staters (and anyone else interested)

Haboob wrote:
Thu May 09, 2019 2:45 pm

Listen for my call...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QgAvHo6vpe4


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by Family_Dog
Fri May 03, 2019 7:08 am
Forum: Electronic Gadgets and Radios
Topic: Radio programering in Pretoria
Replies: 7
Views: 806

Re: Radio programering in Pretoria

Thabo, jou nuutste lisensie is in jou email box...


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by Family_Dog
Fri Apr 26, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Electronic Gadgets and Radios
Topic: Radio's in Lesotho?
Replies: 1
Views: 508

Re: Radio's in Lesotho?

Thabo, you're not allowed to use them in Lesotho. When I was in Lesotho, no one at any of the border posts came to check whether I had radios in my vehicle or not.


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by Family_Dog
Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:48 am
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Light bar radio interference
Replies: 6
Views: 483

Re: Light bar radio interference

Don't know that there is much you can do except relocate the light bar. Ensuring the wiring runs far from any antenna wires will help, as will ensuring the radio antenna is as far as physically possible from the light bar, but LED electronics do tend to generate a lot of RF interference. Check also ...
by Family_Dog
Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Living SFA
Replies: 6
Views: 406

Re: Living SFA

I bought a new one from Toyota spares some years back, can't remember what I paid for it but I doubt they would still have stock. The old one was very brittle and simply picking it up caused it to break.


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by Family_Dog
Sun Apr 07, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Living SFA
Replies: 6
Views: 406

Living SFA

Not sure whether this was originally posted gere or on the Community forum, but makes for interested reading:

https://www.facebook.com/Livingsfa/

Seems a useful source of spares too, eg:
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by Family_Dog
Sun Apr 07, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: To Swop or Give Away
Topic: Loadbin
Replies: 2
Views: 1450

Re: Loadbin

The old Ford Sierra uses the same windscreen washer and pump bottle, according to the Scrapyard where I bought one some years ago.

You can also modify a Golf 1 Heater valve to fit the SFA, obtainable (a few years ago, anyway) from Autozone.


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by Family_Dog
Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: How strong is an Aluminium Canopy?
Replies: 7
Views: 643

Re: How strong is an Aluminium Canopy?

Interesting Thys, and certainly an eye-opener.

Well done to the test drivers, Team Off Road and most certainly Razorback, the Manufacturer of the ali canopy! I guess we all know which company to support when purchasing an ali canopy. :thumbup:


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by Family_Dog
Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: LED Light Bar
Replies: 4
Views: 512

Re: LED Light Bar

Unfortunately, it appears you heard correctly. Something also to do with minimum height mountings as well as may not be mounted in the centre of vehicle. Outdate laws perhaps, but that is how things currently stand.


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by Family_Dog
Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: General ratio query?
Replies: 6
Views: 454

Re: General ratio query?

I don't know if these links are active still, but grab the SFA manual if it is still available, it should have all the info you require.

https://www.hilux4x4.co.za/views/viewto ... f=44&t=462


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by Family_Dog
Tue Mar 19, 2019 6:41 am
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: General ratio query?
Replies: 6
Views: 454

Re: General ratio query?

Hi Ruan,

Unfortunately, that I cannot answer. Will try investigate and see what I can find.


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by Family_Dog
Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: General ratio query?
Replies: 6
Views: 454

Re: General ratio query?

As I recall:

2.2P SFA 4.88
2.4D SFA 4.88
2.4P SFA 4.55
2.8D SFA 4.55

Subject to correction though.

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