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by Mauro
Fri Aug 31, 2018 6:37 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: 15 inch std rim for 2008 Hilux D/C - sorted
Replies: 0
Views: 256

15 inch std rim for 2008 Hilux D/C - sorted

Hi there,
I’m looking for a 15 inch standard original rim like this for my Hilux double cab, mine has found legs.
I’m in Pretoria east
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by Mauro
Wed Jan 28, 2015 7:51 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Hilux towbar
Replies: 4
Views: 363

Re: Hilux towbar

Baie Dankie , thanks very much for your replies!
by Mauro
Wed Jan 28, 2015 9:42 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Hilux towbar
Replies: 4
Views: 363

Hilux towbar

Hi everyone

Does anyone know whether a 2008 Hilux towbar will fit on a 2010 Fortuner?
Regards
Mauro
by Mauro
Thu Apr 05, 2012 10:29 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Happy Easter holidays to all...
Replies: 13
Views: 400

Re: Happy Easter holidays to all...

Thank you all ... wishing you all a Blessed and Peaceful Easter!
by Mauro
Thu Dec 02, 2010 6:08 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Trans Lesotho 23 September 2010
Replies: 17
Views: 899

Re: Trans Lesotho 23 September 2010

Heinrich, great pics thanks :thumbup:
by Mauro
Thu Dec 02, 2010 5:49 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: My Trip Reports - In Video Form
Replies: 9
Views: 830

Re: My Trip Reports - In Video Form

Hi Nick, wow that's an adventure of a lifetime, and fantastic footage :clap: :clap: thanks for sharing!
by Mauro
Wed Aug 18, 2010 8:23 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Kgalagadi - July 2010 met 'n Ford.
Replies: 41
Views: 3560

Re: Kgalagadi - July 2010 met 'n Ford.

Great Report Thys... and awesome photos... :thumbup:
by Mauro
Wed Mar 24, 2010 9:14 am
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Your HILUX Pic - Only 1, no text!
Replies: 490
Views: 78980

Re: Your HILUX Pic - Only 1, no text!

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by Mauro
Thu May 07, 2009 10:19 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: HILUX STOLEN EARLY HOURS OF 7TH MAY IN MENLYN
Replies: 63
Views: 2388

Re: HILUX STOLEN EARLY HOURS OF 7TH MAY IN MENLYN

Hi Louis

Sorry to hear about this...these things make one so so mad!!!...I hope you get it back soon!
by Mauro
Thu Feb 12, 2009 10:28 am
Forum: Competitions
Topic: Hilux Competition - Win a Hilux
Replies: 223
Views: 19578

Re: Hilux Competition - Win a Hilux

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by Mauro
Wed Feb 11, 2009 9:56 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New Member:Mauro
Replies: 6
Views: 327

Re: New Member:Mauro

I'll will be an honour to join you guys on a trip... thanks very much! :thumbup:
by Mauro
Wed Feb 11, 2009 9:45 am
Forum: Competitions
Topic: Hilux Competition - Win a Hilux
Replies: 223
Views: 19578

Re: Hilux Competition - Win a Hilux

:clap: :clap: Baie mooi Cassie...hope you have many exciting km's in that beaut!!! :clap: :clap:
by Mauro
Wed Feb 11, 2009 9:41 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New Member:Mauro
Replies: 6
Views: 327

Re: New Member:Mauro

Thank you Niel, no problem for moving the post.... maybe i put it in wrong place :oops: ...

Cassie...I'm very glad to have joined and also to stay here :thumbup: :thumbup:

thanks for the welcome guys! :D:
by Mauro
Mon Feb 09, 2009 8:58 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Tell Us How You Got to Know About This Great Hilux Forum
Replies: 148
Views: 24829

Re: Tell Us How Did You Get to Know About This Great Hilux Forum

A friend had a Nissan and found the Nissan thread, I thought that there MUST be a Hilux forum... :twisted: glad i found it! :thumbup: :thumbup:
by Mauro
Mon Feb 09, 2009 8:43 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New Member:Mauro
Replies: 6
Views: 327

New Member:Mauro

Hi All, I've been a member here for a few months, used to drive Hilux d/c 2.7i, recently got the 4.0 L V6. just dying to kit it out for some much needed overlanding but you know how it is with warranties etc :problem: great forum guys and thanks for the help so far, it's always great to read the thr...
by Mauro
Mon Feb 09, 2009 2:23 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: hi everyone
Replies: 8
Views: 276

Re: hi everyone

Welcome James, well fitted hilux... mmm i need some pointers! :thumbup:
by Mauro
Mon Feb 09, 2009 2:14 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Welcome baby - Nicole Britz
Replies: 15
Views: 901

Re: Welcome baby - Nicole Britz

Congrats Neil... :wave:
by Mauro
Mon Feb 02, 2009 5:15 pm
Forum: Competitions
Topic: Hilux Competition - Win a Hilux
Replies: 223
Views: 19578

Re: Hilux Competition - Win a Hilux

WOW !!! Cassie! Congratssss... that is absolutely Fantastic news....hope you have many many safe Km's in that beauty!!!!
by Mauro
Mon Jan 19, 2009 10:03 am
Forum: Namibia
Topic: Caprivi: Katima, Kalizo Lodge
Replies: 6
Views: 2909

Re: Caprivi: Katima, Kalizo Lodge

Many thanks Niel, sounds lekker, but with crocs around maybe better to go the formal accommodation route and possibly in the dry season.

regards
:thumbup:
by Mauro
Sun Jan 18, 2009 6:05 pm
Forum: Namibia
Topic: Caprivi: Katima, Kalizo Lodge
Replies: 6
Views: 2909

Re: Caprivi: Katima, Kalizo Lodge

Very nice Niel, and thanks for the link, did you camp or stay in the provided accommodation? I'm thinking of doing that trip sometime this year but not sure when is the best time to do it. I would like to drive there from Gauteng.
by Mauro
Sun Jan 18, 2009 4:47 pm
Forum: Out in Nature
Topic: What "wild" animals do you spot in and around your area
Replies: 8
Views: 681

Re: What "wild" animals do you spot in and around your area

Hi...does anyone know what insect this is?... i have quite a few sitting around on my paving at home. :think:
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these two taking liberties!
by Mauro
Mon Nov 24, 2008 10:21 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Electric Airconditioner
Replies: 15
Views: 639

Re: Electric Airconditioner

:think: Eric...I think you have a valid point
by Mauro
Mon Nov 24, 2008 10:19 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Electric Airconditioner
Replies: 15
Views: 639

Re: Electric Airconditioner

Thanks very much all for the valuable contributions, I really appreciate it... will relay feedback to my friend. :thumbup: :thumbup:
by Mauro
Fri Nov 21, 2008 2:51 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Electric Airconditioner
Replies: 15
Views: 639

Re: Electric Airconditioner

left my specs in the Lux :oops:
by Mauro
Fri Nov 21, 2008 2:29 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Electric Airconditioner
Replies: 15
Views: 639

Re: Electric Airconditioner

Thanks Johan.... hey Rich...sorry i have no idea what you talking about but .
gonna chill the watsits of a polar bear
... now that sounds cool :lol: ... since my friend does run on "HOT" most of the time i'm sure it could work for him :thumbup:
by Mauro
Fri Nov 21, 2008 9:32 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Electric Airconditioner
Replies: 15
Views: 639

Re: Electric Airconditioner

Baie dankie Cassie...miskien moet hy vir Nissan vra.
by Mauro
Fri Nov 21, 2008 9:14 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Electric Airconditioner
Replies: 15
Views: 639

Electric Airconditioner

Hello All

I have a friend that would like to install an electric aircon in his Non-toyota vehicle, :shh: (Nissan 1400 bakkie)... can anyone advise if there are such things, and where one could have it fitted in Pretoria area and any idea on price.

many thanks
by Mauro
Fri Nov 14, 2008 9:15 am
Forum: Competitions
Topic: Hilux Competition - Win a Hilux
Replies: 223
Views: 19578

Re: Hilux Competition - Win a Hilux

I've searched high and low, in and out slept on it ...had nightmares last night...but 1, 2, 11 and 14 still elude me :evil: :evil: :evil:
by Mauro
Sun Oct 12, 2008 10:52 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hilux 3.0D4D Suspension Troubles
Replies: 26
Views: 951

Re: Hilux 3.0D4D Suspension Troubles

Many thanks for that link Eric, I appreciate it.
Thanks Niel, I will get the Magazine.
by Mauro
Fri Oct 10, 2008 6:32 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hilux 3.0D4D Suspension Troubles
Replies: 26
Views: 951

Re: Hilux 3.0D4D Suspension Troubles

Hi all, Andre, how long did it take for Toyota to change your tyres and shocks?. I'm also having the same problem and recently got the shock of my life on a gravel road at 80km/hr in H4 where the rear swayed terribly and almost lost control. I'd hate to feel what its like in H2. Tyres were inflated ...
by Mauro
Fri Oct 10, 2008 10:54 am
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Recommendations for Long Range tank ?
Replies: 8
Views: 3498

Re: Recommendations for Long Range tank ?

Thank you Guys very much for the feedback, yes I would think the refuelling "occasion" is the problem but I think it will be well worth it on the long trips, it may allow me to plan better and reduce the sweat on the brow for the stretches where there are no fuel stations. :shock: and kids hollering...
by Mauro
Thu Oct 09, 2008 5:02 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Recommendations for Long Range tank ?
Replies: 8
Views: 3498

Recommendations for Long Range tank ?

Hi
I'm looking at fitting a good quality long range tank on my V6 double cab.
I see there are 65L and 61.5L, are there larger tanks and who fits them?
Any first hand experience and recommendations would be welcome, thanks!
by Mauro
Thu Oct 09, 2008 4:55 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 4.0 V6 fuel consumption
Replies: 23
Views: 15039

Re: 4.0 V6 fuel consumption

Hi Mornes I've done 5270km with my 4.0L V6, Auto and used 814 litres. average comsumption 6.47km / L. or 15L/100km It's stock standard and has standard tyres. This includes town and open road driving but mostly town driving so lots of stop and go. I dont push too hard. On open road consumption impro...
by Mauro
Fri Sep 05, 2008 1:03 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hilux Suspension Advice - Duwayne
Replies: 36
Views: 1000

Re: Hilux Suspension Advice - Duwayne

Many thanks for the advice Louis, I think that second option could be good, at least financially. As soon as I get a break I will call in.
thanks again :D
by Mauro
Thu Sep 04, 2008 3:07 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hilux Suspension Advice - Duwayne
Replies: 36
Views: 1000

Re: Hilux Suspension Advice - Duwayne

Thanks Very much F D.... appreciate the advice :wink:
by Mauro
Thu Sep 04, 2008 12:38 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hilux Suspension Advice - Duwayne
Replies: 36
Views: 1000

Re: Hilux Suspension Advice - Duwayne

Thanks for the welcome and advice Scorpion. will do further investigation. the thought of saving thousands $$ is always welcome too.
by Mauro
Thu Sep 04, 2008 12:18 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hilux Suspension Advice - Duwayne
Replies: 36
Views: 1000

Re: Hilux Suspension Advice - Duwayne

Hi All Also new here, and have also been investigating OME suspension for my new hilux V6, as i'm not overly excited with the standard suspension. I would like to get a little extra lift and more stability on sand roads. I got a quote yesterday from two 4x4 fitment centres and OME goes for about R16...

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