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by Tyrone D4D
Wed Apr 22, 2015 7:55 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: 4x4 Wanted!!!
Replies: 0
Views: 194

4x4 Wanted!!!

Hello.

I'm looking for 2009 or newer Hilux or Fortuner 4x4.Must be a 3.0 D4D.Must have FSH.Preferably white or silver.Must be accident free and well maintained.Auto or manual.Price will be determined on extra's and condition.Preferably in Cape town or surrounding area's.Willing to spend up 280k.
by Tyrone D4D
Tue Mar 31, 2015 5:10 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Immaculate Prado 90 V6
Replies: 13
Views: 668

Re: Immaculate Prado 90 V6

I know the previous owners VERY well.This vehicle has never ever seen off road.No bodywork done(Besides the one arch came off and they had that resprayed).It was a old mans car(Seriously)bought a New F30 and M4 Coupe.
by Tyrone D4D
Fri Feb 13, 2015 7:25 pm
Forum: Toyota Fortuner 4x4 Forum
Topic: Which Fortuner?
Replies: 8
Views: 2440

Re: Which Fortuner?

I know the 1st Fortuner's have a stabilty issue.(Some say it was rear suspension and other say incorrect tyres).Does the 4x4 not suffer of that problem?I once say a 4x2 at about 80kph skid on a wet road and flip over.I just want a safe realiable family vehicle.
by Tyrone D4D
Fri Feb 13, 2015 3:59 pm
Forum: Toyota Fortuner 4x4 Forum
Topic: Which Fortuner?
Replies: 8
Views: 2440

Re: Which Fortuner?

The 2009 is 4x2
by Tyrone D4D
Fri Feb 13, 2015 3:56 pm
Forum: Toyota Fortuner 4x4 Forum
Topic: Which Fortuner?
Replies: 8
Views: 2440

Which Fortuner?

I want to buy a SUV(Fortuner)for us to use as a family vehicle but I have seen two I like.(1)2008 3.0D4D manual 120kms 4x4 or (2)2009(F/lift)3.0D4D automatic 173kms.Which do I choose???
by Tyrone D4D
Tue Jan 27, 2015 6:21 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 150 000km service price
Replies: 9
Views: 1993

Re: 150 000km service price

Due to that price is why if you look at most Fortuners or Hilux D4D models up for sale there Kms are always just under 150kms cause the previous owners think HELL NO its upgrade or downgrade time.I was lucky I bought my Hilux on 151kms(I have the receipts of +-10k cause service was done and battery ...
by Tyrone D4D
Sun Jan 11, 2015 7:38 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Front Strut Spacers
Replies: 4
Views: 595

Re: Front Strut Spacers

I fitted them to my 06 3.0 D4D D/Cab(lifted front +-45mm).I'm very happy with it.I put it in to 'level it' and that's what it did.
by Tyrone D4D
Sat Jan 03, 2015 1:22 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: 65mm masonary drill.
Replies: 11
Views: 554

Re: 65mm masonary drill.

Have you got a DECENT SDS Max Combi hammer?Otherwise get a 65mm Core fitting for a sds+ drill.You can always resell it on gumtree or olx when you done.
by Tyrone D4D
Thu Nov 27, 2014 6:03 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Stealers or Pirate???
Replies: 11
Views: 644

Re: Stealers or Pirate???

I would recommend don't use a pirate part(have had a lot of headaches with midas in the past year).I bought a part for my Vigo 2 weeks ago and spoke nice to the salesman and received 20% off on my parts.
by Tyrone D4D
Tue Nov 25, 2014 3:38 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Should I replace my Exhaust?
Replies: 5
Views: 827

Should I replace my Exhaust?

Hey guys.

I have a 2006 Toyota Hilux 3.0 D4D with 171000kms and still going very strong.Every year I buy myself a Xmas gift and I have thought about replacing the exhaust on the Hilux.Does the 06 models come out with a Cat?What's the positives and negatives to replacing the exhaust?
by Tyrone D4D
Wed Sep 17, 2014 7:27 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Nudge bar and LED light bar fitted!
Replies: 21
Views: 1069

Re: Nudge bar and LED light bar fitted!

Looks real good.How much the LED Bar cost?
by Tyrone D4D
Wed Sep 10, 2014 6:37 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Dashboard lights ON
Replies: 2
Views: 296

Re: Dashboard lights ON

Eish.Thanks.How busy is your shop?Lol
by Tyrone D4D
Wed Sep 10, 2014 6:25 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Dashboard lights ON
Replies: 2
Views: 296

Dashboard lights ON

Murphy's law just after I look at a Fortuner I want to buy my 06 Hilux 3.0D4D battery light 1st went on and soon after airbag light and the ABS light flickers.What's wrong???Alternator?
by Tyrone D4D
Wed Sep 10, 2014 9:59 am
Forum: Toyota Fortuner 4x4 Forum
Topic: I need some advice on Auto Fortuner
Replies: 12
Views: 3142

Re: I need some advice on Auto Fortuner

That's good but I'm actualy looking to hear if there is any horror stories.Everyone knows that the manuals clutch setup is a issue so just want to make sure the auto not a similar story that can cost me a FORTUNE(R)at the end of the day.
by Tyrone D4D
Wed Sep 10, 2014 6:39 am
Forum: Toyota Fortuner 4x4 Forum
Topic: I need some advice on Auto Fortuner
Replies: 12
Views: 3142

I need some advice on Auto Fortuner

Hey guys.Me and my wife have come to a conclusion that I don't use my bakkie as a bakkie and that a fortuner is better suited for our needs.So I have started looking around and decided to look for F/lift(2009 and newer)and it must be a diesel.But now I see that most of them up for sale is Automatic ...
by Tyrone D4D
Sat Jul 19, 2014 10:21 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: How to tighten my dash airvent???
Replies: 5
Views: 646

Re: How to tighten my dash airvent???

This is one of those cases where its actualy meant to be easy to sort out but its not!!!I even removed the plastic surounding of my dials/clocks,it kinda gives you access if you have thin little JAP hands and arms but I don't.Its very funny actualy mine doesn't rattle all the time so its another sou...
by Tyrone D4D
Sat Jul 12, 2014 4:09 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: How to tighten my dash airvent???
Replies: 5
Views: 646

How to tighten my dash airvent???

On my 2006 Hilux I have discovered that the airvent on top of my dash(the one that is used to demist the windscreen)is 'loose' and rattles on certain RPM's.I tried to look from under my dash to see if I can get there but there's cover on the drivers side and the fan is on the passanger side so I cou...
by Tyrone D4D
Tue Apr 22, 2014 6:35 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Toyota Recall Refund
Replies: 0
Views: 276

Toyota Recall Refund

Hello guys. Regarding the recall I have just read on another forum of people saying they have already received refunds on the spiral cables.Has anyone here already be refunded or even been contacted regarding a refund?I was at Toyota a week ago but still havnt been contacted yet and I have already c...
by Tyrone D4D
Sun Apr 20, 2014 7:48 pm
Forum: Condor
Topic: Overlanding Condor
Replies: 9
Views: 2667

Re: Overlanding Condor

I actually saw a very nice 2005 2.4l petrol 4x4 today for R99000.
by Tyrone D4D
Wed Apr 16, 2014 9:23 pm
Forum: Good Service
Topic: 4x4 Direct.co.za
Replies: 9
Views: 3288

Re: 4x4 Direct.co.za

Looks real good.Where you get the chrome strips on your grill?
by Tyrone D4D
Tue Apr 15, 2014 2:37 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Toyota recall to repair airbag light - Free
Replies: 39
Views: 5719

Re: Toyota recall to repair airbag light - Free

I just checked mine and it said I am effected!!!I want a refund!!!Lol
by Tyrone D4D
Mon Apr 14, 2014 3:19 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Toyota recall to repair airbag light - Free
Replies: 39
Views: 5719

Re: Toyota recall to repair airbag light - Free

Hello Nishan. How did you check your Vin?Where?Cause I was at Toyota on friday and according to them they don't have any list for the recall yet.They even called some other dealership to confirm if they had received and list as yet.And they also said nothing yet but will contact me if mine is part o...
by Tyrone D4D
Tue Apr 08, 2014 6:15 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: When is Kms a issue?
Replies: 4
Views: 425

Re: When is Kms a issue?

Haha.I agree prevention is the best cure.I rather pay in maintence than petrol.Lol
by Tyrone D4D
Tue Apr 08, 2014 5:10 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: When is Kms a issue?
Replies: 4
Views: 425

When is Kms a issue?

I have a 2006 Hilux 3.0 D4D with 165000kms.I'm getting worried about injectors and turbo.How many Kms before they usually die?Lol
by Tyrone D4D
Fri Mar 21, 2014 2:15 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Hilux clutch fail
Replies: 8
Views: 754

Re: Hilux clutch fail

Hey.Replaced the Master cylinder(with generic thanks to stealers sleeping today)and seems its fixed up.Generic costs R1319.13 but I looked at the salesman and laughed and then got 45% off and paid R725.50.Generic is 100% identical to the unit I took out.Went in perfect,bleed the system and then adju...
by Tyrone D4D
Thu Mar 20, 2014 8:46 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Hilux clutch fail
Replies: 8
Views: 754

Re: Hilux clutch fail

I hope they open on saturday.Before I go to them I will get my dad to remove it and then we can decide if its worth getting the kit or replacing the unit.I won't waste my time with a generic with such a important part.Very funny my unit aint leaking but just completely failed.How much you think the ...
by Tyrone D4D
Thu Mar 20, 2014 6:16 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Hilux clutch fail
Replies: 8
Views: 754

Re: Hilux clutch fail

Checked the pipe from the resevior and not blocked.Took metal pipe from master cylinder that feeds the slave cylinder no air in it and barely any fluid comin out.Also makes a hissing noise from the master.You think the master cylinder could be the fault?I need to get spares asap and stealers closed ...
by Tyrone D4D
Thu Mar 20, 2014 5:34 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Hilux clutch fail
Replies: 8
Views: 754

Hilux clutch fail

Hey guys.

My 2006 Hilux 3.0 D4D bakkie was going strong until I was on my way home now and the clutch pedal decided to stay flat on the ground.I tried to pump the pedal but it stayed down.What's wrong with my clutch guys???
by Tyrone D4D
Fri Mar 14, 2014 4:17 pm
Forum: Good Service
Topic: 4x4 Direct Brackenfell
Replies: 19
Views: 3454

Re: 4x4 Direct Brackenfell

Hey.

You have everything instock as you have at you other branch or is the stock range smaller?
by Tyrone D4D
Thu Feb 27, 2014 9:49 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Alu canopy WANTED!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 582

Alu canopy WANTED!!!

Hey guys.

I'm looking for a CHEAP Alu canopy for my 2006 Hilux D/c.Willing to pay CASH or trade in my Andy cab platinum canopy with a cash difference.
by Tyrone D4D
Tue Feb 25, 2014 4:46 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hilux 3.0 d4d 2010 headlight change to 2013 model headlight
Replies: 5
Views: 1353

Re: Hilux 3.0 d4d 2010 headlight change to 2013 model headli

Hey.

Did all the light bulb fittings fit or did you have to change them?
by Tyrone D4D
Mon Feb 24, 2014 6:09 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Body lift or Level kit?
Replies: 1
Views: 642

Body lift or Level kit?

Hey guys. I was just on 4x4 Direct site looking under Suspension.I noticed he has Mikem shackles,Spacer/Level out kit aswell as Body lift spacers.Shackles does 25mm lift for R1300 and Spacers/'Level' out kit is 50mm lift for R798 and then he has Body lift spacers that lift 20mm-50mm for +-R60 each.W...
by Tyrone D4D
Fri Feb 07, 2014 4:09 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Toyota Vigo seat rattle
Replies: 12
Views: 1054

Re: Toyota Vigo seat rattle

Hey guys. I went to 3 different Toyota dealerships to eventualy find the Rattle kit!2 small pieces or rubber and a superglue.R425!!!The off there heads!I can buy that 3 items for R15!I bought 1/2 meter of hosepipe.R5.50 and a lot of manhandling I think problem solved!I suggest hosepipe to everyone!I...
by Tyrone D4D
Thu Feb 06, 2014 8:01 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Toyota Vigo seat rattle
Replies: 12
Views: 1054

Re: Toyota Vigo seat rattle

Thanks that hepls alot
by Tyrone D4D
Thu Feb 06, 2014 7:54 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Toyota Vigo seat rattle
Replies: 12
Views: 1054

Re: Toyota Vigo seat rattle

Jaco for interest sake you know how much that kit costs?
by Tyrone D4D
Thu Feb 06, 2014 7:51 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Toyota Vigo seat rattle
Replies: 12
Views: 1054

Re: Toyota Vigo seat rattle

Hey.

So you cut your hooks shorter?You tape up the remaing part or put hosepipe around?
by Tyrone D4D
Thu Feb 06, 2014 7:22 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Toyota Vigo seat rattle
Replies: 12
Views: 1054

Toyota Vigo seat rattle

Hey guys! Anyone who owns a Toyota Hilux D4D/Vigo shape Double cab have you ever had a rattle on your rear seat?Where the upper part of the seat hooks in it feels loose and not tight like it should be.I have currently put a piece of rolled up cloth between the seat and body on both places where it h...
by Tyrone D4D
Wed Jan 29, 2014 2:04 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: 3.4 Prado Batery size
Replies: 12
Views: 3086

Re: 3.4 Prado Batery size

Hahahahahaha
by Tyrone D4D
Wed Jan 29, 2014 11:20 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: 3.4 Prado Batery size
Replies: 12
Views: 3086

Re: 3.4 Prado Batery size

Haha.As long as your Toyota's don't turn into isuzu's its fine.
by Tyrone D4D
Mon Jan 27, 2014 5:00 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: Sfa Engine Swop
Replies: 11
Views: 803

Re: Sfa Engine Swop

So I ran and looked quick.Bakkie needs all around Tlc.Engine starts all good but needs tuning.Body needs a lot of work,Interior needs complete change.But once again what do you get for 50k.My dad will have a look tomorrow morning and if he happy I will buy it and make it a father and son project.The...
by Tyrone D4D
Mon Jan 27, 2014 4:06 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: Sfa Engine Swop
Replies: 11
Views: 803

Re: Sfa Engine Swop

Ai!I still havnt had time to go look!If it looks good and sounds good I will take it!What do you get for 50k???lol
by Tyrone D4D
Sun Jan 26, 2014 10:44 am
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: Sfa Engine Swop
Replies: 11
Views: 803

Re: Sfa Engine Swop

Thanks.I will go check it out properly tomorrow.
by Tyrone D4D
Sat Jan 25, 2014 9:04 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: Sfa Engine Swop
Replies: 11
Views: 803

Sfa Engine Swop

Hey guys.

Earlier this week I drove past a car dealership with a decent looking Sfa standing in front of the dealership.I just saw the Sfa posted on Gumtree for 50k!!!Looks good with some kit but It has had a motor swop to a 3l Cressida motor.Is it a decent motor or a money pit???
by Tyrone D4D
Mon Jan 13, 2014 8:24 pm
Forum: Toyota Fortuner 4x4 Forum
Topic: Fortuner Suspension
Replies: 12
Views: 3377

Re: Fortuner Suspension

I know!!!Lol!
by Tyrone D4D
Mon Jan 13, 2014 7:34 pm
Forum: Toyota Fortuner 4x4 Forum
Topic: Fortuner Suspension
Replies: 12
Views: 3377

Fortuner Suspension

Hey guys. I'm looking at buying something else and I came across a 2006 Toyota Fortuner 3.0D4D 4x4.But I have heard that they have a 'Falling' over issue that can be rectified by suspension upgrades!According to the Dealer/Stealer it has been fitted with Ironman Shocks and Springs and been lifted.An...
by Tyrone D4D
Mon Jan 13, 2014 10:54 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Battery grootte V6
Replies: 11
Views: 361

Re: Battery grootte V6

Lol
by Tyrone D4D
Fri Jan 10, 2014 9:36 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Battery grootte V6
Replies: 11
Views: 361

Re: Battery grootte V6

Goeie prys!Daar is 3 models ek het tweede beste jy seker cheaper een.Die duur een is R3200.Ek hoop jy het a 669 gekoop en nie 668 gekoop nie want die terminals is om gedraai.Die 669 werk op die Hilux en 668 op die Isuzu.
by Tyrone D4D
Fri Jan 10, 2014 6:54 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Battery grootte V6
Replies: 11
Views: 361

Re: Battery grootte V6

Watse maak?My Raylite Siver calcium was R1700!
by Tyrone D4D
Fri Jan 10, 2014 10:09 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Battery grootte V6
Replies: 11
Views: 361

Re: Battery grootte V6

669
by Tyrone D4D
Sat Dec 28, 2013 6:31 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Where to buy mags in Cape Town?
Replies: 13
Views: 1058

Re: Where to buy mags in Cape Town?

Look very good!I'm jealous!!!Lol
by Tyrone D4D
Wed Dec 11, 2013 6:38 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: toyota 2.7 petrol misfire
Replies: 3
Views: 687

Re: toyota 2.7 petrol misfire

Cylinder head not maybe warped or cracked?Didn't perhaps over heat sometime?I had a similar problem with a car years ago.Was a cracked head.
by Tyrone D4D
Sun Dec 08, 2013 10:13 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Inruil/herverkoop waarde van 2000 Corolla i.8 GLE
Replies: 11
Views: 434

Re: Inruil/herverkoop waarde van 2000 Corolla i.8 GLE

Hello.Its a Toyota and looking in the book means nothing.I took My Hilux 3 months ago to a 4x4 dealership looking at trading it in on a Newer model.They showed me Trade and Retail values of my Hilux and the salesman politely overed me R50000 MORE than RETAIL cause they will charge R70000 above RETAI...
by Tyrone D4D
Sun Dec 08, 2013 2:05 am
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Where to buy mags in Cape Town?
Replies: 13
Views: 1058

Re: Where to buy mags in Cape Town?

Claude upload some photos please!!!
by Tyrone D4D
Thu Dec 05, 2013 2:50 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: 2005 2.7VVTi Brandstofverbruik
Replies: 11
Views: 745

Re: 2005 2.7VVTi Brandstofverbruik

Should rather have bought a 4l V6 and then you atleast have power to show for poor petrol consumption.
by Tyrone D4D
Thu Dec 05, 2013 11:09 am
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Where to buy mags in Cape Town?
Replies: 13
Views: 1058

Re: Where to buy mags in Cape Town?

Claude what did you have to do to make the 32' fit 100%?
by Tyrone D4D
Thu Dec 05, 2013 11:08 am
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Where to buy mags in Cape Town?
Replies: 13
Views: 1058

Re: Where to buy mags in Cape Town?

The A line Grip is very nice but very common.I'm actualy looking for a black simple wheel.I will try Supa Quick aswell.
by Tyrone D4D
Tue Dec 03, 2013 10:40 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Where to buy mags in Cape Town?
Replies: 13
Views: 1058

Re: Where to buy mags in Cape Town?

Hey Claude.

So which mags you fit?Which A Line mags?What size?I would fit the Aline 'Dirt' but no stock.Also been to Goodhope but they had everything in wrong size or colour.Just my luck.
by Tyrone D4D
Thu Nov 28, 2013 11:33 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Power Tool repairs
Replies: 5
Views: 256

Re: Power Tool repairs

If you have time then open the brush holders and check if its brushes.If so take the sample and buy the correct set and replace them your self.Otherwise take a tester and test the plugs,leads,fuel coils ect.Sounds like you been ripped of previously and its sad to hear.In cape town I have 3 decent re...
by Tyrone D4D
Thu Nov 28, 2013 10:47 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Power Tool repairs
Replies: 5
Views: 256

Re: Power Tool repairs

Hey Thabo. In cape town I'm the Power tool 'King'.I sell more Power tools than the other dealers put together.In 15 years I realised there lots of guys that think the technicians and they will just make it worse.I recommend you use the 'agents' otherwise a Power tool repair centre that will supply y...

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