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by Stuart Baak
Mon Mar 14, 2016 3:38 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: REACH FOR A DREAM 2016 - 12/03/2016
Replies: 75
Views: 7064

Re: REACH FOR A DREAM 2016 - 12/03/2016

I didn't know the hilux club was competing until I saw the winner list. Didn't stay on for prize giving so didn't see you all. Else I would have ;)
by Stuart Baak
Mon Mar 14, 2016 3:13 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: REACH FOR A DREAM 2016 - 12/03/2016
Replies: 75
Views: 7064

Re: REACH FOR A DREAM 2016 - 12/03/2016

In the FJ above.

:surrender:

But we'll done guys considering the length of the luxes. :clap: those turns were tight!
by Stuart Baak
Mon Mar 14, 2016 3:03 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: REACH FOR A DREAM 2016 - 12/03/2016
Replies: 75
Views: 7064

Re: REACH FOR A DREAM 2016 - 12/03/2016

The LCCSA beat the Hilux club :surrender:

Scoring attached. And a 62 series was no 1 in the LCCSA :twisted:
by Stuart Baak
Thu Jan 21, 2016 10:55 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: 3rd of October Hilux vs Cruiser
Replies: 40
Views: 3739

Re: 3rd of October Hilux vs Cruiser

:mrgreen: should do something like this again. Pity I missed out due to work :(
by Stuart Baak
Mon Oct 05, 2015 2:11 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Olievenhoutsrus (Vaalwater) weekend trip
Replies: 10
Views: 2647

Re: Olievenhoutsrus (Vaalwater) weekend trip

Must make a plan to go again. In the FJ :lol:
by Stuart Baak
Mon Oct 05, 2015 9:20 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Olievenhoutsrus (Vaalwater) weekend trip
Replies: 10
Views: 2647

Re: Olievenhoutsrus (Vaalwater) weekend trip

Also been there about 3 times. Its good to keep it quiet but I think they like the exposure
by Stuart Baak
Thu Sep 10, 2015 7:43 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Hennops Sunday 13 sept
Replies: 0
Views: 1623

Hennops Sunday 13 sept

Myself and Swambo are heading out to Hennops on Sunday, a nice relaxed drive just to see how the FJ operates off the tarmac. If anyone wants to join, you're more than welcome. We are probably going to Braai and relax there afterwards. Will see how it goes. Its not a club thing, it's more of a let's ...
by Stuart Baak
Mon Sep 07, 2015 11:26 am
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: New things happening at 4x4Direct
Replies: 46
Views: 3610

Re: New things happening at 4x4Direct

Lekker. Let's see what my finances are doing by the weekend
by Stuart Baak
Mon Sep 07, 2015 10:39 am
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: New things happening at 4x4Direct
Replies: 46
Views: 3610

Re: New things happening at 4x4Direct

Nice one guys! I'll be popping by possibly this coming weekend. Do you keep any Gobi FJ bumpers in the shop itself? I need one sometime soon. Any any opening specials? :surrender: The fj and the house has my expenses a little high at the moment :blackeye: so saving (and selling off) some of my stuff...
by Stuart Baak
Mon Aug 31, 2015 10:48 am
Forum: Land Cruiser
Topic: Engine swap for FJ62
Replies: 9
Views: 2531

Re: Engine swap for FJ62

Not really economic, but way more vooma
by Stuart Baak
Mon Aug 31, 2015 10:47 am
Forum: Land Cruiser
Topic: Engine swap for FJ62
Replies: 9
Views: 2531

Re: Engine swap for FJ62

On the LCCSA Adolf Huester put a 4.5efi into his 62.he has a thread detailing the swap.
by Stuart Baak
Mon Aug 31, 2015 10:07 am
Forum: 4x2 Hilux's Welcome
Topic: My Legend 40
Replies: 42
Views: 5354

Re: My Legend 40

Pic!
by Stuart Baak
Mon Aug 31, 2015 10:06 am
Forum: 4x2 Hilux's Welcome
Topic: My Legend 40
Replies: 42
Views: 5354

Re: My Legend 40

So had my cruiser almost a week now. She is thirsty, powerful and a downright dream to drive!

Now just to save for mods and fuel :blackeye:

Alot I want to still do! :yahoo:
by Stuart Baak
Fri Aug 21, 2015 6:57 am
Forum: 4x2 Hilux's Welcome
Topic: My Legend 40
Replies: 42
Views: 5354

Re: My Legend 40

Hopefully tomorrow afternoon :D
by Stuart Baak
Fri Aug 21, 2015 6:43 am
Forum: 4x2 Hilux's Welcome
Topic: My Legend 40
Replies: 42
Views: 5354

Re: My Legend 40

Thanks boet! I'm gonna miss the lux but I'm sick and tired of 2x4. Should have bought a 4x4 in the first place. At least now I can participate in gatherings! Basically a straight swap for my lux. R10k difference between what I got and what I paid for the FJ!
by Stuart Baak
Fri Aug 21, 2015 5:55 am
Forum: 4x2 Hilux's Welcome
Topic: My Legend 40
Replies: 42
Views: 5354

Re: My Legend 40

So yesterday I took my legend to Toyota and sold it.

Sad to see it go, but buying an Fj instead!
by Stuart Baak
Thu Jul 30, 2015 7:37 am
Forum: Repcom Communications
Topic: 220/240v Vhf
Replies: 4
Views: 1740

Re: 220/240v Vhf

Haha thanks Mnr Skeen :acute: :cooldude: Ya that's what I know most guys do is a normal mobile but with a 12v inverter. That's kind of what I wanted to avoid. Currently I have my Mag antenna mounted to my house gutter attached to my portable 5w with zara 130 and I get awesome RECEPTION on that but b...
by Stuart Baak
Wed Jul 29, 2015 4:35 pm
Forum: Repcom Communications
Topic: 220/240v Vhf
Replies: 4
Views: 1740

220/240v Vhf

Howzit oom, do they offer an above voltage Base station VHF radio or only DC12v?
by Stuart Baak
Wed Jul 22, 2015 5:54 am
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: Most Insane LED Spots to date
Replies: 17
Views: 2976

Re: Most Insane LED Spots to date

Light bar is generally flood. I have 60w pencil beam spots similar to these in terms of throw. Also get around a km or so. This in conjunction to my light bar is the perfect replacement for the sun when driving dark roads at night. Plus the taxi's LOVE it... :lol:
by Stuart Baak
Wed Jun 24, 2015 8:40 am
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: 2x4 to Ponta do Ouro
Replies: 12
Views: 1520

Re: 2x4 to Ponta do Ouro

Thanks for all the replies! Now w that I know we can get there, do any of you know the lodges below? Which one is better for self catering basically. Paraiso do Our or Ponta Beach Camp - beach front en suite units? Quotes came in relatively the same but I have not been to either. Comments/advice etc...
by Stuart Baak
Tue Jun 23, 2015 11:57 am
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: 2x4 to Ponta do Ouro
Replies: 12
Views: 1520

2x4 to Ponta do Ouro

Howzit guys

Will my double cab 3l d4d make it to Ponta? No Trailer.
by Stuart Baak
Tue Jun 02, 2015 5:40 am
Forum: Bad Service
Topic: Cell C vs MTN? Any views or options?
Replies: 33
Views: 4276

Re: Cell C vs MTN? Any views or options?

Been with vodacom for about 14 odd years. Same number and all. Never had any issues with them whatsoever. Done the cell C data thing, what a load of rubbish. They do not even have LTE on their networks. GF on Cell C. Whenever we leave the city, biggerol signal on her phone...
by Stuart Baak
Wed May 27, 2015 11:40 am
Forum: Electronic Gadgets and Radios
Topic: What GPS must I get?
Replies: 14
Views: 2640

Re: What GPS must I get?

Loaded with T4A and I also have garmin Street maps for city navigation.
by Stuart Baak
Wed May 27, 2015 11:39 am
Forum: Electronic Gadgets and Radios
Topic: What GPS must I get?
Replies: 14
Views: 2640

Re: What GPS must I get?

I use the Montana 600. Suits all my needs. Just was expensive
by Stuart Baak
Mon May 11, 2015 4:55 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Spot lights mounting
Replies: 22
Views: 1833

Re: Spot lights mounting

Yep exactly the same. And you can see those rubber strip's I'm talking about
by Stuart Baak
Mon May 11, 2015 12:45 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Spot lights mounting
Replies: 22
Views: 1833

Re: Spot lights mounting

4x4 megaworld. But I strongly suggest using your own rubbers between the clamp and the bar as the ones that come with are a fraction too thin and the spot "falls over" on hectic gravel roads
by Stuart Baak
Mon May 11, 2015 11:06 am
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Spot lights mounting
Replies: 22
Views: 1833

Re: Spot lights mounting

Here is my set up - know you didn't want a bar but maybe consider it as an option?
by Stuart Baak
Sun May 10, 2015 9:17 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: My bakkie
Replies: 6
Views: 1637

Re: My bakkie

Haha it was at Olievenhoutsrus on the Ellisras road after Vaalwater.
by Stuart Baak
Sat May 09, 2015 11:02 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: My bakkie
Replies: 6
Views: 1637

My bakkie

Ya, Sexy ne
by Stuart Baak
Tue May 05, 2015 6:04 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Creating website and starting small company
Replies: 16
Views: 733

Re: Creating website and starting small company

Building a website is easy, uploading is easy, the difficult part is building it so that Google can find it... My buddy works for a digital marketing firm, and it gets ├╝ber Technical. I lost track while he tried to explain webs, sockets, tag words, pPC, word bidding and all that! If you want people ...
by Stuart Baak
Tue Apr 28, 2015 1:02 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Huntex
Replies: 6
Views: 2043

Re: Huntex

Racechip was also there, R3999 for the one for my lux... I laughed at the sales poppie
by Stuart Baak
Tue Apr 28, 2015 1:01 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Huntex
Replies: 6
Views: 2043

Re: Huntex

Ya, that's why my boet and I popped out to Harvard Cafe (grand central). Also went downstairs to try find food. Absolute rip off! Harvard was so much better!
by Stuart Baak
Tue Apr 28, 2015 6:09 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Huntex
Replies: 6
Views: 2043

Re: Huntex

Many show specials, also many people bumping up their "store" price and claiming a "show special".

Best way not to be fooled, do your homework on what gun you want, get quotes etc, and compare to show prices.

Show was busy! Sukkeled to get to stalls and actually hold the gun you're looking for...
by Stuart Baak
Thu Apr 23, 2015 6:14 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: To BANT or not to bant ....
Replies: 27
Views: 1007

Re: To BANT or not to bant ....

Chris, if I have a moment or two at work I'll draw up a couple of basics and some healthy ideas of things we do. I hate spending hours in the kitchen so they are usually very quick to do.
by Stuart Baak
Wed Apr 22, 2015 12:15 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: To BANT or not to bant ....
Replies: 27
Views: 1007

Re: To BANT or not to bant ....

Me and swambo both get a meal at work,and since buying the house (transfer not through yet) we like cheap, cheap healthy meals. If that means (like tonight) we are chowing a bowl of all bran flakes (fat free milk) then it saves in pocket too! Free meal at work and about R7 pp to eat tonight. Plus, I...
by Stuart Baak
Wed Apr 22, 2015 7:26 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: To BANT or not to bant ....
Replies: 27
Views: 1007

Re: To BANT or not to bant ....

I lost 20kg's or so over a year or there about. This was not due to dieting, sticking to a plan, this was me deciding to exercise (not heavily) and nip the bud at the source- The shopping centre. I do most of the cooking and shopping etc, and just not buying the cr@p stuff is where it began. Bought ...
by Stuart Baak
Sun Apr 19, 2015 12:40 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hilux 4.0 Front discs and pads
Replies: 5
Views: 294

Re: Hilux 4.0 Front discs and pads

When I first bought my Vigo, it had terrible vibration at speed and to come to the disc warped conclusion, at low speeds under light braking you could feel the brakes tighten and loosen under constant placement of the pedal. Skimmed the discs and 14k km later and brakes still perfect...
by Stuart Baak
Thu Apr 16, 2015 7:59 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Window Tinting
Replies: 3
Views: 366

Re: Window Tinting

Llumar Film is one product I would recommend. I have had the 25% on all my vehicles in the past and never once had issues with scratching, bubbling, peeling etc. And it's not that annoying "blue" ish tint.
by Stuart Baak
Wed Apr 15, 2015 5:54 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Help needed - triangle on car
Replies: 3
Views: 284

Re: Help needed - triangle on car

Ya, they are scamsters! Thanks guys
by Stuart Baak
Tue Apr 14, 2015 7:47 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Help needed - triangle on car
Replies: 3
Views: 284

Help needed - triangle on car

Hi guys, I need your help. The 'in laws' come from Bots, and they have a vehicle that is registered in bots, got stopped by the police near dullstroom. Apprarently the 'law has changed' and they require a triangle on the vehicle despite no towing from the vehicle??? Immediately this sparks red flags...
by Stuart Baak
Sat Apr 04, 2015 8:31 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Hilux Vigo Storage Problem
Replies: 11
Views: 1509

Re: Hilux Vigo Storage Problem

This is where my amp sits and she is happy there ;)
by Stuart Baak
Sat Apr 04, 2015 8:29 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Hilux Vigo Storage Problem
Replies: 11
Views: 1509

Re: Hilux Vigo Storage Problem

Will get the rear seat modified when I get my sound installation done. Problem is that the space behind the seats would be used for my amps and sub. I have seen the organiser that goes behind the rear seat. Looks good, but what happens when I have items that are bulky that needs to be put out of si...
by Stuart Baak
Fri Apr 03, 2015 11:27 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Hilux Vigo Storage Problem
Replies: 11
Views: 1509

Re: Hilux Vigo Storage Problem

Apparently cut the two "L" clasps on the back wall of the bakkie by about an inch, and when the rear rest drops when you lift the seat, the rear rest will be free. Seen it done! I myself have a centre console safe for my gps, wallet etc. (Arne makes them here - search the fred) he also is the one wh...
by Stuart Baak
Mon Mar 30, 2015 2:31 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Tref bees op Dendron pad
Replies: 9
Views: 497

Re: Tref bees op Dendron pad

Thats for sure!
by Stuart Baak
Mon Mar 30, 2015 10:12 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Tref bees op Dendron pad
Replies: 9
Views: 497

Re: Tref bees op Dendron pad

And people wonder why I have a light bar, 2 massive LED spots and my angled LED lights... This is why...
by Stuart Baak
Fri Mar 20, 2015 10:11 am
Forum: 4x2 Hilux's Welcome
Topic: My Legend 40
Replies: 42
Views: 5354

Re: My Legend 40

Ya blinding time!
by Stuart Baak
Fri Mar 20, 2015 9:49 am
Forum: 4x2 Hilux's Welcome
Topic: My Legend 40
Replies: 42
Views: 5354

Re: My Legend 40

Sooo, light upgrade. Got replacement spots for my light bar that kept cracking from the supplier. (no real cost)

Pencil beams led spots. Looks very cool
by Stuart Baak
Wed Mar 18, 2015 2:50 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Slight shuddering when pulling away
Replies: 22
Views: 2422

Re: Slight shuddering when pulling away

Sooo they say since I have lifted the Vigo 40mm,the prop is at a bigger angle and hence it's the lift causing the problem.... Anyone else experience this? They say their lifts of 30mm doesn't cause this... R4.5k to recondition the prop and replace centre bearing.

Are their views valid or b/s
by Stuart Baak
Wed Mar 18, 2015 8:20 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Slight shuddering when pulling away
Replies: 22
Views: 2422

Re: Slight shuddering when pulling away

Okay van is at the Stealers for the 110k km service and they will look into the shudder. Forced the guy to test drive with me so they know what it is. After many pull off's he is aware of the shudder, and will look into it. Will report when I have feedback. I hope I don't need to get the Vaseline ou...
by Stuart Baak
Tue Mar 17, 2015 9:37 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Changing a lightbulb
Replies: 7
Views: 345

Re: Changing a lightbulb

Nee no, nein, uh uh, bad no.... I get afraid of basic Heights like hiking robberg in plett. I would literally defecate myself regardless of safety harnesses, balloons, anti-gravity ray guns etc. Nope no ways in... Would anyone catch me on that. Thanks for the anxiety trip :lol:
by Stuart Baak
Tue Feb 24, 2015 11:54 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Brake upgrade
Replies: 9
Views: 442

Re: Brake upgrade

Mikem1 wrote:Hi Hans.
There is a company called Norbrake in boksburg 011 894 2371 adress no 5 top road boksburg.
These guys are excellent and have done amazing work regarding brakes and steering.

give them a shout they close to you.

Regards
Darrell
+1 they really are great!
by Stuart Baak
Tue Feb 17, 2015 10:05 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Tracker draining battery
Replies: 6
Views: 361

Re: Tracker draining battery

IIRC my tracker company opted for a whole new "upgraded" unit with no battery?
by Stuart Baak
Tue Feb 17, 2015 9:30 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Tracker draining battery
Replies: 6
Views: 361

Re: Tracker draining battery

Yep had that in my old vehicle. Only thing is to replace tracker. They usually make you sign another "x" term contract and it's basically free
by Stuart Baak
Tue Feb 17, 2015 6:50 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Reset fuel light on a 3.0 D4D Hilux
Replies: 36
Views: 96738

Re: Reset fuel light on a 3.0 D4D Hilux

Yebo yes
by Stuart Baak
Mon Feb 16, 2015 9:42 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2008 Toyota Hilux 2.5 D4D SRX D/C 4x4 - Vibration?
Replies: 13
Views: 578

Re: 2008 Toyota Hilux 2.5 D4D SRX D/C 4x4 - Vibration?

Check here.

Same on my truck. viewtopic.php?f=3&t=7908" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by Stuart Baak
Mon Feb 16, 2015 12:28 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Reset fuel light on a 3.0 D4D Hilux
Replies: 36
Views: 96738

Re: Reset fuel light on a 3.0 D4D Hilux

It was a challenge but if you press the base of the filter housing against the ground and push the top down, the ring tightens quite easily :thumright:
by Stuart Baak
Mon Feb 16, 2015 10:58 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Reset fuel light on a 3.0 D4D Hilux
Replies: 36
Views: 96738

Re: Reset fuel light on a 3.0 D4D Hilux

4x4BEES wrote:Glad it is sorted boet :thumbup: :thumbup:
Thanks Kev! What a leaning process.... :subscribed:
by Stuart Baak
Mon Feb 16, 2015 10:52 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Reset fuel light on a 3.0 D4D Hilux
Replies: 36
Views: 96738

Re: Reset fuel light on a 3.0 D4D Hilux

Okay So I am officially a Numty. So what happened was, Removed the entire fuel filter housing from the engine bay, obviously disconnecting the 2 wires and the 2 hoses (Inlet/Outlet) When I had changed the filter, put everything back and started pomping that little knoppie. Nothing was happening, cou...
by Stuart Baak
Mon Feb 16, 2015 10:15 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Reset fuel light on a 3.0 D4D Hilux
Replies: 36
Views: 96738

Re: Reset fuel light on a 3.0 D4D Hilux

Post Changed as no need for panic here :crazy: :crazy: :tease:

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