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by Andrew Schmidt
Fri Sep 15, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: WAECO Fridge Service - Sorted
Replies: 7
Views: 1074

Re: WAECO Fridge Service

Johan is a legend! Excellent service, very friendly bloke and I would definitely recommend him :thumbup:
by Andrew Schmidt
Fri Sep 15, 2017 9:41 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Standard Hilux Vigo 17" Rim - Sorted
Replies: 4
Views: 1038

Re: Standard Hilux Vigo 17" Rim

Hi All,

I am sorted thanks.

Cheers
by Andrew Schmidt
Wed Sep 06, 2017 9:38 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 3L D4D Fuel Problem / Cutting out
Replies: 5
Views: 954

Re: 3L D4D Fuel Problem / Cutting out

Hi All,

It is the cluster. Had all of the aforementioned checked. A nice R 4013 to replace and the OD get reset to "0"

Thank you for the advice
by Andrew Schmidt
Tue Sep 05, 2017 7:54 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: WAECO Fridge Service - Sorted
Replies: 7
Views: 1074

Re: WAECO Fridge Service

Thanks. Fridge is with Johan at the moment and I will report back as soon as I have it back.

IMHO - he seems like a really lekker bloke and very willing to help
by Andrew Schmidt
Tue Sep 05, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 3L D4D Fuel Problem / Cutting out
Replies: 5
Views: 954

3L D4D Fuel Problem / Cutting out

Hi All, Vehicle specs: 2013 Vigo 3L D4D 136000 odd on the clock. This is now the second time this has happened at low fuel levels. Fuel gauge is 3/4rs below the ¼ tank level and in tonight’s case the range was still 60km to go which according to my refuelling history there should be at least 15 litr...
by Andrew Schmidt
Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:08 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Standard Hilux Vigo 17" Rim - Sorted
Replies: 4
Views: 1038

Standard Hilux Vigo 17" Rim - Sorted

Hi all,

I am in the market for the standard 17" rim (2013 model) as per viewtopic.php?f=14&t=42834

I am sure somebody has one still attached to their Hilux and is willing to sell it :lmao:

Not exactly thrilled at Toyota's replacement price...

Cheers
by Andrew Schmidt
Mon Aug 07, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: WAECO Fridge Service - Sorted
Replies: 7
Views: 1074

WAECO Fridge Service - Sorted

Hi All,

I loaned Skoonpa se yskas, which worked perfectly until I returned it. I assume the compressor has snuffed it. Where can I get this unit fixed?

Thanks
by Andrew Schmidt
Mon Aug 07, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Insurance quote on new lux
Replies: 5
Views: 883

Re: Insurance quote on new lux

Sorted!

Changed providers, and for exactly the same premium that I am currently paying, I could insure both Hilux's for the same price.

Thanks all.
by Andrew Schmidt
Mon Aug 07, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Spare wheel MIA....
Replies: 13
Views: 1428

Re: Spare wheel MIA....

Ja ja Nick S.... :punch: Thank you all for the advice, suppose even if it was welded to the chassis it would disappear? Only replacement (rim) that I can find currently is via Toyota, admittedly I haven't called scrap yards yet. Any other places that I could look at like N1 4X4? Open to suggestions ...
by Andrew Schmidt
Mon Jul 31, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Insurance quote on new lux
Replies: 5
Views: 883

Insurance quote on new lux

Hi All, Toying with the idea of the new lux vs driving around in one where bits and pieces keep being taken of it.... (Not saying it wont happen to a new one, but it seems like a good idea to at least take a look :D: ). Got a quote today from my current provider for R5374.00 per month on the new 2.8...
by Andrew Schmidt
Mon Jul 31, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Spare wheel MIA....
Replies: 13
Views: 1428

Re: Spare wheel MIA....

Thanks all. I will get the fancy lock for the new spare...
by Andrew Schmidt
Fri Jul 28, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Spare wheel MIA....
Replies: 13
Views: 1428

Spare wheel MIA....

Hi all, I am pretty sure that this has been discussed to death and apologies if I am starting a new thread for this topic. My spare wheel was repossessed yesterday. I had the strengthened lock and a substantial chain around it, so my question is what is the best way of securing a spare? Apart from a...
by Andrew Schmidt
Tue Mar 03, 2015 1:43 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Hilux Centre Caps becoming a popular item to part with...
Replies: 1
Views: 229

Hilux Centre Caps becoming a popular item to part with...

Hi all, had mine "repossessed" on Saturday morning whilst stocking up for the "rugby braai" at Checkers. The place was very busy I must add...

Bloke at Toyota giggled when I ask "do you sell many of these?"

Is there a way to secure them to the rim to prevent this happening again?

Thanks
by Andrew Schmidt
Tue Jan 13, 2015 10:47 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Ag nee...!
Replies: 20
Views: 726

Re: Ag nee...!

Hi Kevin,

yup perfect rim of glass left in the rubber all the way around the window frame... until I closed the door the first time. (Hence no pic pf that)
by Andrew Schmidt
Tue Jan 13, 2015 9:56 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Ag nee...!
Replies: 20
Views: 726

Re: Ag nee...!

I will have to go and investigate... All I know is if I close the bakkie or canopy door with too much vigor then the alarm goes off, same applies to hail.
by Andrew Schmidt
Tue Jan 13, 2015 9:26 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Ag nee...!
Replies: 20
Views: 726

Re: Ag nee...!

mmmmmmm? I have fitted and aftermarket alarm and immobilizer but I must admit that I have never seen a fancy sensor like that?
by Andrew Schmidt
Tue Jan 13, 2015 9:24 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New member
Replies: 11
Views: 608

Re: New member

Welcome
by Andrew Schmidt
Tue Jan 13, 2015 9:21 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: new member
Replies: 9
Views: 660

Re: new member

Welcome (Back) Gustave
by Andrew Schmidt
Tue Jan 13, 2015 9:16 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Ag nee...!
Replies: 20
Views: 726

Re: Ag nee...!

Thanks everybody.... and as it has been rightly stated, I still have the Lux and the only damage was the window. Kevin, that is what I thought as well but the window was intact lying on the car chair on the back seat??? It seems to me that it was actually cut out? The damaged glass that you see on t...
by Andrew Schmidt
Mon Jan 12, 2015 4:15 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Ag nee...!
Replies: 20
Views: 726

Ag nee...!

Went for a quick beer after graft on Friday. I was parked in a "secure" :laugh2: parking and was only about 40 meters away from my lux. I always sit outside so I can keep an eye on her, and the bliksems broke in and helped themselves. Laptop (Under the back seat) tablet, external hard drive you name...
by Andrew Schmidt
Thu Jan 08, 2015 8:24 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: The fuel consumption of my Hilux
Replies: 326
Views: 112496

Re: The fuel consumption of my Hilux

Vehicle: Toyota D/C 4x4 Manual km: 54500 Motor: D4D 3L Model: 2013 Suspension: Standard Tyres: Bridgestone Dueler Airfilter: Standard Snorkel: No Cam cut. ????? Exhaust: Std Tyre pressure: 2.1 bar Aircon: Always on Canopy: Fiberglass Roof rack: No Fuel consumption: 9km/l on dirt 9 km/l --10 km/l in ...
by Andrew Schmidt
Thu Jan 08, 2015 8:15 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: new member
Replies: 17
Views: 1109

Re: new member

Welcome to the club!
by Andrew Schmidt
Tue Jan 06, 2015 1:27 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Hilux 4x4 VHF Channel?
Replies: 303
Views: 13973

Re: Hilux 4x4 VHF Channel?

I know I am late on this topic but well done to all involved!
by Andrew Schmidt
Tue Jan 06, 2015 8:54 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Dogs Love Luxes Too!!!!
Replies: 10
Views: 375

Re: Dogs Love Luxes Too!!!!

:lmao: :lmao: :lmao:
by Andrew Schmidt
Tue Jan 06, 2015 7:55 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Dogs Love Luxes Too!!!!
Replies: 10
Views: 375

Re: Dogs Love Luxes Too!!!!

We were at dog school and she wanted to go home to the pool at that very moment no questions asked....
by Andrew Schmidt
Mon Jan 05, 2015 2:42 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Dogs Love Luxes Too!!!!
Replies: 10
Views: 375

Dogs Love Luxes Too!!!!

Wanted to "kill" her but it made for a cute picture opportunity....

Thank goodness no scratches.... :yahoo:
by Andrew Schmidt
Fri Nov 28, 2014 11:45 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Steering wheel shake….?
Replies: 9
Views: 2034

Re: Steering wheel shake….?

Shot for all the information! At this stage everybody is pointing fingers so I have to follow the process to get it sorted out. FYI, I had to replace the tyres at 25000 Km because of an out of round problem and this was done free of charge. My suspicion still lies with the shocks as the problem wors...
by Andrew Schmidt
Wed Nov 26, 2014 3:51 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Steering wheel shake….?
Replies: 9
Views: 2034

Re: Steering wheel shake….?

Thanks guys, Been back to supa quick, they printed a report that stated that the shocks needed replacement after re-balancing the wheels and making sure that the rims are not bent. Took the lux to Toyota for warranty shock replacement, only to be told that I need to take it to bridge stone to have t...
by Andrew Schmidt
Wed Nov 26, 2014 11:56 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Nie meer 'n roofkyker
Replies: 9
Views: 681

Re: Nie meer 'n roofkyker

Welcome & enjoy the forum.
by Andrew Schmidt
Wed Nov 26, 2014 11:55 am
Forum: Know your fellow members
Topic: In watter lande was jy al?
Replies: 92
Views: 9016

Re: In watter lande was jy al?

RSA, Namibia, Moz, Bots, Zim, England, Scotland, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, France & UAE for stopovers...
by Andrew Schmidt
Wed Nov 26, 2014 11:48 am
Forum: Know your fellow members
Topic: What's your business?
Replies: 192
Views: 19076

Re: What's your business?

Part owner of KNP Tours (Launching officially, soon... as in December)
by Andrew Schmidt
Wed Nov 26, 2014 11:00 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Steering wheel shake….?
Replies: 9
Views: 2034

Steering wheel shake….?

Hi All, I am having a bit of a problem with my lux. I did the rotation, alignment and balancing again now at 50000 (last week) and the steering wheel shakes between 107km/h and 119km/h. I took it back this morning for re-balancing and the problem still exists. She tracks straight and doesn't pull to...
by Andrew Schmidt
Mon Nov 17, 2014 4:47 pm
Forum: Pictures Only - Post a pic of your Hilux
Topic: Sfa hilux
Replies: 12
Views: 2056

Re: Sfa hilux

Lekker :thumbup:
by Andrew Schmidt
Mon Nov 17, 2014 4:30 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Hello
Replies: 15
Views: 1012

Re: Hello

Hello & welcome
by Andrew Schmidt
Fri Nov 07, 2014 4:36 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Another Newbie
Replies: 23
Views: 1398

Re: Another Newbie

Welcome! Hope you find a lux soon... :beg:
by Andrew Schmidt
Fri Nov 07, 2014 4:33 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Eventually
Replies: 16
Views: 1176

Re: Eventually

Welcome, very nice Lux :drool:
by Andrew Schmidt
Fri Nov 07, 2014 4:32 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Eerste Hilux
Replies: 27
Views: 1583

Re: Eerste Hilux

Welcome Fanie, looking forward to the updates of the fix up...
by Andrew Schmidt
Fri Nov 07, 2014 4:29 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: greeting
Replies: 12
Views: 644

Re: greeting

Welcome & enjoy the forum
by Andrew Schmidt
Fri Nov 07, 2014 4:28 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Down Under
Replies: 18
Views: 805

Re: Down Under

Welcome

Very nice bakkie
by Andrew Schmidt
Fri Nov 07, 2014 4:22 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Dream come true
Replies: 18
Views: 1618

Re: Dream come true

Welcome & lekker bakkie!!!!

Drove the 2.7 (a borrowed one) for a while before I bought mine and it really was a magic bakkie.

Enjoy
by Andrew Schmidt
Fri Nov 07, 2014 12:23 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Please list your VHF Radios here
Replies: 81
Views: 12460

Re: Please list your VHF Radios here

Kenwood TK 2000 Handheld
by Andrew Schmidt
Fri Nov 07, 2014 11:19 am
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: N1 - R 525 to Pafuri Gate KNP
Replies: 7
Views: 723

Re: N1 - R 525 to Pafuri Gate KNP

Hi All, A little late, but I would like to report that this rout is the ONLY way I will going to the Kruger from now on. 120 from JHB to about 20kms from the Pafuri gate where there is a small detour because a bridge has washed away. Then back up to 80 to the park. Great road with very little traffi...
by Andrew Schmidt
Mon Oct 27, 2014 12:36 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Congrats Nick & Sam
Replies: 3
Views: 246

Congrats Nick & Sam

Hi all,

Proud to announce that my brother Nick Schmidt and Sam got married over the weekend.

I will post the pics of the decorated Hilux as soon as I can get them off my phone.
by Andrew Schmidt
Tue Sep 02, 2014 4:03 pm
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: N1 - R 525 to Pafuri Gate KNP
Replies: 7
Views: 723

Re: N1 - R 525 to Pafuri Gate KNP

Thanks a mil Marius!!!! Really appreciate the information.
by Andrew Schmidt
Tue Sep 02, 2014 10:47 am
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: N1 - R 525 to Pafuri Gate KNP
Replies: 7
Views: 723

N1 - R 525 to Pafuri Gate KNP

Hi All, We are looking at going to KNP mid September and I was wondering if has anybody recently done the N1 - R525 stretch through Tshipise to the Pafuri Gate of the KNP? I would like to know about the road condition, speed limits (i.e is it as bad as the road to the Punda Maria Gate) and traffic o...
by Andrew Schmidt
Wed Oct 30, 2013 3:04 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Hallo
Replies: 19
Views: 1024

Re: Hallo

Welcome Bennie and enjoy!
by Andrew Schmidt
Tue Oct 29, 2013 3:36 pm
Forum: Know your fellow members
Topic: Pics of your Pets
Replies: 59
Views: 6235

Re: Pics of your Pets

Our mad three (Glad they could stand still long enough for me to get the pics.... :lol: )

Cloe:
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Cleo:
Cleo.jpg
Cassie:
Cassie.jpg

And the owner of the house:
Kit Cat.jpg
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by Andrew Schmidt
Tue Oct 29, 2013 2:51 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Howdy
Replies: 24
Views: 873

Re: Howdy

Welcome AJ, enjoy the forum!
by Andrew Schmidt
Tue Oct 29, 2013 1:14 pm
Forum: Pictures Only - Post a pic of your Hilux
Topic: Hilux at sunset
Replies: 24
Views: 3627

Re: Hilux at sunset

Lekker!!!!!!
by Andrew Schmidt
Tue Oct 29, 2013 1:12 pm
Forum: Pictures Only - Post a pic of your Hilux
Topic: My Hilux in its “natural” environment
Replies: 16
Views: 1191

Re: My Hilux in its “natural” environment

Thanks guys,

Going down on this Friday to see what the progress is and we will see how far a long it has come. Will post some pics (Just need to find the appropriate forum :think: )
by Andrew Schmidt
Fri Oct 25, 2013 2:05 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Road from JHB to Swaziland... Info needed
Replies: 3
Views: 352

Re: Road from JHB to Swaziland... Info needed

Thanks a mil guys!
by Andrew Schmidt
Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:53 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Hi Everyone
Replies: 23
Views: 953

Re: Hi Everyone

Welcome Kaiser, enjoy the forum!
by Andrew Schmidt
Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:18 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Road from JHB to Swaziland... Info needed
Replies: 3
Views: 352

Road from JHB to Swaziland... Info needed

Hi All, I am going on a work trip to the Royal Swazi Hotel in Nov. I have never been to Swaziland so I would like to know if there is anything I need to know about the road there (From JHB). I know the N4, what is the R33 and N17 like lately? And the border??? or should it all be smooth going? Thank...
by Andrew Schmidt
Thu Oct 17, 2013 12:16 pm
Forum: Pictures Only - Post a pic of your Hilux
Topic: My Hilux in its “natural” environment
Replies: 16
Views: 1191

Re: My Hilux in its “natural” environment

As soon as the farm house has been sorted out...(contractor is giving us grief :punch: ) and we have sorted out the water supply (putting another JoJo up) then we are good to go... so watch this space

That whole area, Memel, Newscatle...etc is stunning
by Andrew Schmidt
Thu Oct 17, 2013 12:03 pm
Forum: Pictures Only - Post a pic of your Hilux
Topic: My Hilux in its “natural” environment
Replies: 16
Views: 1191

Re: My Hilux in its “natural” environment

I am actually thinking of hosting a B&B there sometime soon. It is the farm that borders the top part of Mullers Pass on the way to Newcastle so lots of places to go and play there.
by Andrew Schmidt
Thu Oct 17, 2013 11:13 am
Forum: Pictures Only - Post a pic of your Hilux
Topic: My Hilux in its “natural” environment
Replies: 16
Views: 1191

My Hilux in its “natural” environment

Down on our farm....

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by Andrew Schmidt
Thu Oct 17, 2013 9:41 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Hi There
Replies: 12
Views: 794

Re: Hi There

Thanks everybody
by Andrew Schmidt
Wed Oct 16, 2013 4:20 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2013 Hilux Clutch Noise
Replies: 1
Views: 302

2013 Hilux Clutch Noise

Hi All, I am sure that most of you are aware of this and it may have been posted before but I thought I would add my two cents. I have posted this on another forum (LCCSA) but I suppose that this would have been the correct place to post this.... :oops: Ever since I have had the Hilux (Feb 2013 mode...
by Andrew Schmidt
Wed Oct 16, 2013 3:56 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Hi There
Replies: 12
Views: 794

Hi There

Hi All, I am a new member to the club. I took delivery of my new Hilux 3 D4D 4X4 D/C in May 2013 and have loved driving her every single day. I am also the one that showed Nick S the light and convinced him that there is no other vehicle :twisted: I look forward to gaining and sharing knowledge on t...

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