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by Dowe Koos
Fri May 17, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2011 Dd4 4x4 Transfer & diff olies
Replies: 2
Views: 87

Re: 2011 Dd4 4x4 Transfer & diff olies

Hallo Quintus. Dis nou my twee sent mening. Ek gooi al die jare Castrol olie in hetsy dit nou engin, ratkas en diff is. Ek gebruik ook net die mineraal een.
by Dowe Koos
Fri May 17, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: DIY Tubular Replacement Bumper Tube Thickness
Replies: 14
Views: 312

Re: DIY Tubular Replacement Bumper Tube Thickness

I will then also get a tank protection plat. And ill only build the rear diff protector out of 8mm plate. What do you guys think of the wish bone skid plats. 4/5 mm will be more than enough for your rear diff protector and again aluminium will be sufficient for wish bone skid plate. Remember, the s...
by Dowe Koos
Fri May 17, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: DIY Tubular Replacement Bumper Tube Thickness
Replies: 14
Views: 312

Re: DIY Tubular Replacement Bumper Tube Thickness

Hi Hendrik. I buy all my aluminium from Copalcor here in Pretoria. Don't know if there is a branch in Durban. They are the cheapest in Pretoria and do off-cuts. I had buy 5 sheets of 550 mm by 1250 mm by 3 mm thick for R100 each which is very cheap. I am a teacher, so I make everything myself to sav...
by Dowe Koos
Fri May 17, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: DIY Tubular Replacement Bumper Tube Thickness
Replies: 14
Views: 312

Re: DIY Tubular Replacement Bumper Tube Thickness

[/quote] Seeing that i have to buy an entire sheet of plat i was thinking of saving some money and build my own bash plates. [/quote]
I had laser cut all my required plate and it was not expensive. Was still cheaper than those who would make it for me.
by Dowe Koos
Fri May 17, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: DIY Tubular Replacement Bumper Tube Thickness
Replies: 14
Views: 312

Re: DIY Tubular Replacement Bumper Tube Thickness

What type of steel tubing should be used would mild steel work. = standard mild steel will do. = 3 mm what thickness of steel tubing should be used for the bumper. = 3 mm what thickness of steel tubing should be used for the Fender Rail. 2 mm - Agreed with Andy, what for. Do you want to go extreme. ...
by Dowe Koos
Thu May 16, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Alu Canopy en Eie krag
Replies: 90
Views: 11016

Re: Alu Canopy en Eie krag

:laugh2: :laugh2: :laugh2:
by Dowe Koos
Wed May 15, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Alu Canopy en Eie krag
Replies: 90
Views: 11016

Re: Alu Canopy en Eie krag

Ja Edge. het my wasgoed balie gekoop, sal die naweek kyk hoe gaan ek dit mount. Wasgoed lyn is uitgesorteer.
Ek het mos verlede jaar my eenmaal 'n jaar se swem oorskry, so ek gaan nie hierdie jaar swem nie. :laugh2: :lmao: :yahoo:
by Dowe Koos
Mon May 13, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Alu Canopy en Eie krag
Replies: 90
Views: 11016

Re: Alu Canopy en Eie krag

Dankie Edge. Ek het so 'n plat stel wat aan die skarniere vas is agter en wat met 'n rek die voorste deel teen die dak hou vir my tafel en stoele. Ja die tools gaan nou na die agterste trommel wat in my laaistelstel is. Dis mos goeters wat die minste gebruik word op 'n trip. Sal net die basiese tool...
by Dowe Koos
Sun May 12, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Alu Canopy en Eie krag
Replies: 90
Views: 11016

Re: Alu Canopy en Eie krag

Dagsê mense. Na die Suidwes trip verlede jaar, het ek besluit om so paar veranderinge aan te bring. Dit is wat ek sover al gedoen het. Hier kan julle sien voor die verandering - yskas bo op 'n slider en die battery onder. a.jpg Nou is die yskas onder en die battery bo aa.jpg Aan die regterkantse se ...
by Dowe Koos
Thu May 02, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Electronic Gadgets and Radios
Topic: Radio programering in Pretoria
Replies: 7
Views: 181

Re: Radio programering in Pretoria

The Legend wrote:
Thu May 02, 2019 6:49 pm
Dowe Koos wrote:
Thu May 02, 2019 1:22 pm
Seker maar by Eric van Klerksdorp. Something dog of dog something. Hy is mos groot honde liefhenber.
FAMILY DOG
Dankie Dawie
by Dowe Koos
Thu May 02, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Electronic Gadgets and Radios
Topic: Radio programering in Pretoria
Replies: 7
Views: 181

Re: Radio programering in Pretoria

Family dog
by Dowe Koos
Thu May 02, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Electronic Gadgets and Radios
Topic: Radio programering in Pretoria
Replies: 7
Views: 181

Re: Radio programering in Pretoria

Seker maar by Eric van Klerksdorp. Something dog of dog something. Hy is mos groot honde liefhenber.
by Dowe Koos
Thu May 02, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Proverbs, paste your favorites.
Replies: 216
Views: 9351

Re: Proverbs, paste your favorites.

Moenie wees wat ander mense wil hê jy moet wees, wees jouself.
by Dowe Koos
Tue Apr 30, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Electronic Gadgets and Radios
Topic: Radio programering in Pretoria
Replies: 7
Views: 181

Re: Radio programering in Pretoria

Hallo Thabo, Probeer hierdie ouens.
Radio Communication Consultants
Tel: 012 335 9585
Office Number: 066 221 9059
Business Hours: Mon – Fri: 08h00 – 16h30
Closed weekends and Public Holidays
Email: sales@rccradios.co.za
Fax: 012 335 9759
Physical Address:
675 Steve Biko Road
Gezina
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by Dowe Koos
Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Uiteindelik...
Replies: 14
Views: 360

Re: Uiteindelik...

:thumbup:
by Dowe Koos
Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Spot light recommendation
Replies: 11
Views: 289

Re: Spot light recommendation

:thumbup:
by Dowe Koos
Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Spot light recommendation
Replies: 11
Views: 289

Re: Spot light recommendation

Hallo Stefan, wat is die prys daar en kan jy dit nog kry.
by Dowe Koos
Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Rear Bumper Mounting Bolts?
Replies: 8
Views: 160

Re: Rear Bumper Mounting Bolts?

Hi Stephen, I agree with Tim and Pieter. It's the best way what they suggested.
by Dowe Koos
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Klein canvas werk in Pretoria
Replies: 3
Views: 116

Re: Klein canvas werk in Pretoria

Dankie JP. Ek onthou nou, het heeltemal vergeet van hulle. Dit is Tentoria.
by Dowe Koos
Mon Apr 08, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Klein canvas werk in Pretoria
Replies: 3
Views: 116

Klein canvas werk in Pretoria

Dagsê mense. Wie weet waar ek klein canvas werk kan laat doen hier in Pretoria. Ek weet van twee plekke in die Oosrand maar dit is te ver om te ry vir klein werkies. Groot dankie.
by Dowe Koos
Sun Mar 31, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Replacing shocks
Replies: 11
Views: 279

Re: Replacing shocks

Meaning Kaput. :laugh2:
by Dowe Koos
Sun Mar 31, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Great thanks to MIKEM
Replies: 9
Views: 316

Re: Great thanks to MIKEM

Dankie Edge, sal volgende naweek fotos opsit van wat ek verander het.
by Dowe Koos
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Replacing shocks
Replies: 11
Views: 279

Re: Replacing shocks

mine was 9 years old and they was really kaput, finish, klaar
by Dowe Koos
Thu Mar 28, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 1981 4WD Hilux RN Restoration
Replies: 11
Views: 638

Re: 1981 4WD Hilux RN Restoration

Wow , what a beauty. Mine was a 84 model, R18 engine. Will keep an eye on your post.
by Dowe Koos
Thu Mar 28, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Replacing shocks
Replies: 11
Views: 279

Re: Replacing shocks

Rayn, Go for Bilstein. price is about R9000.00.
by Dowe Koos
Thu Mar 28, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Great thanks to MIKEM
Replies: 9
Views: 316

Re: Great thanks to MIKEM

Thanks Neil.
by Dowe Koos
Thu Mar 28, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Great thanks to MIKEM
Replies: 9
Views: 316

Re: Great thanks to MIKEM

Ja Lionel. Ek sal eers na die wintervakansie weer saam met die klub ry. Ek moet maar hard spaar vir my Malawi/Zambië trip. Net die petrol alleen vir die trip is R25000.00
by Dowe Koos
Wed Mar 27, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Great thanks to MIKEM
Replies: 9
Views: 316

Re: Great thanks to MIKEM

Before the new suspension set, the different of height between the front and the back was 25 mm. It is now 70 mm after the front was lifted with 30 mm.
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by Dowe Koos
Wed Mar 27, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Great thanks to MIKEM
Replies: 9
Views: 316

Great thanks to MIKEM

After lot of research, questionings and talking, This is what I have done with my pick-up. 1) I had put Bilsteins B6 shocks in front and rear. For this I had paid. 2) I had a OME spring blades which Darryl think it will be good to put on an extra blade on each. They had respray the blades, put in ne...
by Dowe Koos
Wed Mar 27, 2019 12:02 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: How strong is an Aluminium Canopy?
Replies: 7
Views: 260

Re: How strong is an Aluminium Canopy?

Very interesting post, well done to all players. Just want to say something of what Johan said. Anybody who had stainless steel trailer or canopy will in the long run find that it was never a good idea to have it. From my experience, I had see that under stress SS is really the worst of the three, m...
by Dowe Koos
Sun Jan 06, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Anything Else for sale
Topic: garmin nuvi 3597lm
Replies: 2
Views: 348

Re: garmin nuvi 3597lm

Hallo Richardt. Hoe gaan dit daar. Wil jy asb jou nommer vir my stuur oor die Garmin wat jy wil verkoop. Of bel my op hierdie nommer - 0814052299. Dankie.
by Dowe Koos
Thu Jan 03, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Nuwejaar projek - stoorplek in Hilux laaibak.
Replies: 5
Views: 786

Re: Nuwejaar projek - stoorplek in Hilux laaibak.

Hallo Jacov, ek stem saam met Andy. Ek het drie jaar aan my canopy gebou en het gedink, dit is wat ek wil hê. Volledig uitgekit vir Julie 2018 Namibië trip sien ek toe sekere goed werk nie lekker nie en nou gaan ek weer paar veranderinge aanbring. Vir drie jaar gaan ek op 'n trip en sien elke keer i...
by Dowe Koos
Thu Dec 27, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: To Swop or Give Away
Topic: Weggee
Replies: 7
Views: 1725

Re: Weggee

Hallo Frederick. Trommels is joune, bel net. nommer is bo waar fotos is.
Andy, reel net die koerier, ek hou dit vir jou.

TENT IS KLAAR WEG.
by Dowe Koos
Fri Dec 21, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: To Swop or Give Away
Topic: Weggee
Replies: 7
Views: 1725

Re: Weggee

Rietfontein Bel my as jy iets wil reel
by Dowe Koos
Fri Dec 21, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: To Swop or Give Away
Topic: Weggee
Replies: 7
Views: 1725

Weggee

Maak weer my garage skoon, het klomp goed om weg te gee. Trommels - kort aandag 20181221_140446.jpg 20181221_140504.jpg Lead subsitute 34 botteljies 20181221_140512.jpg 20181221_142227.jpg Los tools 20181221_140551.jpg Gaslamp 20181221_140942.jpg Daktent - net seil, een wat afhang waar jy kan aantre...
by Dowe Koos
Sun Dec 09, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Heating a bearing to fit it
Replies: 10
Views: 334

Re: Heating a bearing to fit it

Hi Pieter. I have done a lot of bearing changing in my life. With Bearing heater, oil bath and hot plate. Blueist colour was the norm to tell you bearing is ready to fit. No metal molecule change unless you cool of with water, air or oil. So you are safe.
by Dowe Koos
Sun Dec 02, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: 2019 Jun/Jul - Mozambique, Malawi en Zambia trip
Replies: 0
Views: 275

2019 Jun/Jul - Mozambique, Malawi en Zambia trip

Dagsê mense. Enigiemand wat belangstel om saam op hierdie trip te gaan kan my PM vir meer details. Mosambiek - Van Pafuri al langs die weste kant van Moz tot by Cahora Bassa en dan vandaar na Malawi. Malawi - Van onder die Malawimeer tot amper bo en dan oor na Zambië. Zambië - Direk op na Tanjanjika...
by Dowe Koos
Sun Nov 18, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: 1974 New Car Prices
Replies: 8
Views: 537

Re: 1974 New Car Prices

Opel Kadett 1200 De Luxe – R2,030 ATT00028.jpg Peugeot 404 – R3,265 ATT00005.jpg Toyota Corona 2000 Mk II – R3,285 ATT00019.jpg VW Beetle 1600 Std – R1,998 ATT00036.jpg VW 412 Variant 1600 S/W – R2,895 ATT00034.jpg VW 1600 Kombi – R3,095 ATT00039.jpg Volvo 144S 2-litre – R4,350 ATT00051.jpg
by Dowe Koos
Sun Nov 18, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: 1974 New Car Prices
Replies: 8
Views: 537

Re: 1974 New Car Prices

Audi 100 LS – R3,930 ATT00024.jpg Chevrolet Firenza 1300 – R2,287 ATT00025.jpg Chevrolet 2500 – R3,122 ATT00016.jpg Chevrolet Constantia 5-litre V8 – R5,700 ATT00014.jpg Chevrolet El Camino V8 Pickup – R3,260 ATT00050.jpg Chrysler Valiant Rebel – R3,475 ATT00038.jpg Chrysler Valiant Rustler Pickup –...
by Dowe Koos
Sun Nov 18, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: 1974 New Car Prices
Replies: 8
Views: 537

Re: 1974 New Car Prices

Yea, I remember the Nomad very well. Told myself one day I will have one until my dad buy the first generation Hilux 4x4, 18R engine and from that day I am a Hilux fan.
by Dowe Koos
Sun Nov 18, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Gauteng Jaareindfunksie 2 Desember 2018
Replies: 39
Views: 2786

Re: Gauteng Jaareindfunksie = 1 of 2 Desember 2018

Wat nou mense
by Dowe Koos
Sun Nov 18, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: 1974 New Car Prices
Replies: 8
Views: 537

Re: 1974 New Car Prices

Yea Peter, I was 12 at that time and remember all that cars, Good old days, indeed. Send me the info, i will post it for you. hensonccc@gmail.com
by Dowe Koos
Wed Nov 14, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Gauteng Jaareindfunksie 2 Desember 2018
Replies: 39
Views: 2786

Re: Gauteng Jaareindfunksie = 1 of 2 Desember 2018

Okay mense, enige voorstel vir die plek waar ons die jaareindfunksie kan hou. Johan Havenga het aangebied dat ons Spookspruit teen halfprys kan 4x4 doen teen R150.00 per voertuig. ]Kan iemand (Neil) vir ons 'n voting box opsit van waar ons bymekaar kan kom - sentrale punt wat moonlik by iemand se hu...
by Dowe Koos
Wed Nov 14, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Gauteng Jaareindfunksie 2 Desember 2018
Replies: 39
Views: 2786

Re: Gauteng Jaareindfunksie = 1 of 2 Desember 2018

Thanks Neil
by Dowe Koos
Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Gauteng Jaareindfunksie 2 Desember 2018
Replies: 39
Views: 2786

Re: Gauteng Jaareindfunksie = 1 of 2 Desember 2018

Geen 4x4 outing nie, net bring en braai, bietjie gesels oor wat ons volgende jaar wil doen.
by Dowe Koos
Tue Nov 13, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Gauteng Jaareindfunksie 2 Desember 2018
Replies: 39
Views: 2786

Re: Gauteng Jaareindfunksie = 1 of 2 Desember 2018

Sal maar kyk wat sê die mense
by Dowe Koos
Mon Nov 12, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Gauteng Jaareindfunksie 2 Desember 2018
Replies: 39
Views: 2786

Gauteng Jaareindfunksie 2 Desember 2018

Naandsê mense. Wie wil graag die jaareindfunksie hou op 1 of 2 Desember. Ek weet daar is paar mense wat dit graag op Sondag die fuksie wil hou a.g.v van hulle werk of anders Saterdag agtermiddag. Die laaste paar maande het nie uitgewerk soos ons dit wou hê nie. Op daardie dag kan die Gautengers vir ...
by Dowe Koos
Tue Oct 30, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Vrouedag 3 Nov 2018 - gekanseleer
Replies: 0
Views: 402

Vrouedag 3 Nov 2018 - gekanseleer

Naandsê mense. Sover is dit vier mans wat gereageer het vir hierdie event waarvan net een man se vrou gaan kom. Hierdie vrouedag was veronderstel om spesiale dag te wees vir die vrouens. Kom ons hou dan eerder 'n jaar eindfunksie later in die maand, sê die naweek na die eksamen verby is. 24/25 Novem...
by Dowe Koos
Sat Oct 27, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Klippe uit Namibië
Replies: 4
Views: 511

Re: Klippe uit Namibië

Yea, Tony, Kind off.
First of all, my dad was a scientist. It is from him that I started collecting stones.
Secondly, I collected it as part of souvenir.
On all my trips of the past I still had all these stones and we are talking from 1987.
by Dowe Koos
Sat Oct 27, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Klippe uit Namibië
Replies: 4
Views: 511

Re: Klippe uit Namibië

My pienk klip wat ek gedog het ek het dit verloor.
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by Dowe Koos
Sat Oct 27, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Klippe uit Namibië
Replies: 4
Views: 511

Klippe uit Namibië

So julle mense het nou gelees van ons trip in Namibië. Ek het so baie vertel van klippe optel maar hier is die fotos van 'n paar.
Ek het maar sommer met die selfoon fotos geneem.
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by Dowe Koos
Fri Oct 26, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Stof, wind en ratel in Namibië Junie/Julie 2018
Replies: 62
Views: 1995

Re: Stof, wind en ratel in Namibië Junie/Julie 2018

die "Iluminaty - the holders of the light".
Verduidelik bietjie hier.

Ja, jy is reg oor die Van Zyls pas.
Maar weereens dankie vir die lekker vakansie.
Nou is dit koppe stamp oor Malawi en Zambië
by Dowe Koos
Thu Oct 25, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Stof, wind en ratel in Namibië Junie/Julie 2018
Replies: 62
Views: 1995

Re: Stof, wind en ratel in Namibië Junie/Julie 2018

Regso Ben, ie bly jy het dit geniet.
by Dowe Koos
Thu Oct 25, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Stof, wind en ratel in Namibië Junie/Julie 2018
Replies: 62
Views: 1995

Re: Stof, wind en ratel in Namibië Junie/Julie 2018

Oja, ek het vergeet om by te voeg, 1) Daardie pienk klip was toe al die tyd in die bakkie. Toe ek by die huis kom en uitgepak het, kry ek dit toe in die bakkie. Ek was seker maar moeg gewees daardie aand op Spreethoogte dat ek nie kon onthou dat ek dit wel terug gesit het in die bakkie. 2) Ek neem n...
by Dowe Koos
Thu Oct 25, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Stof, wind en ratel in Namibië Junie/Julie 2018
Replies: 62
Views: 1995

Re: Stof, wind en ratel in Namibië Junie/Julie 2018

Plesier Andy, is bly jy geniet dit.
by Dowe Koos
Thu Oct 25, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Stof, wind en ratel in Namibië Junie/Julie 2018
Replies: 62
Views: 1995

Re: Stof, wind en ratel in Namibië Junie/Julie 2018 Die Einde

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by Dowe Koos
Thu Oct 25, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Stof, wind en ratel in Namibië Junie/Julie 2018
Replies: 62
Views: 1995

Re: Stof, wind en ratel in Namibië Junie/Julie 2018

9 Julie Sonja maak my wakker met die volgende woorde, “liefie liefie, ons het verslaap”. In ‘n rekord tyd tent afslaan, koffie drink, oppak en wegpak, twintig minute later is ons reg om te ry. Ons het op Swakop bespreek dat ons die Spreethoogtpas sal opry en afry. Ons het so ‘n derde van onder van d...

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