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by GRWLR ZN
Fri Nov 30, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Lost Hilux key...
Replies: 4
Views: 310

Re: Lost Hilux key...

Welcome to the forum Rob, You might be able to change the programming, however I would have to guess it would be a bit of a costly exercise. In which case you might as well go ahead and replace the key set along with the ignition, as these are programmed together (transponder in the key to the ignit...
by GRWLR ZN
Thu Nov 22, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: Lexus hard start.
Replies: 2
Views: 134

Re: Lexus hard start.

Dankie Jan, Ek beplan om als mooi deur te gaan, het nie eers daaraan gedink om die injectors te probeer skoon maak nie. Gaan dit verseker probeer, alhoewel n' stel injectors nie te veel sal uiwerk as mens dit invoer nie, maar as dit n' groot verskil maak dan spaar ek so paar rand ten minste. Die pet...
by GRWLR ZN
Thu Nov 22, 2018 8:52 am
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: Lexus hard start.
Replies: 2
Views: 134

Lexus hard start.

I have 1uz non vvti in my old jalopy, spitronics management. Lately (past two months or so) it has been having difficulty starting, especially initial startup in the morning. And startups during the day, although not as hectic as in the morning. The fuel pump kicks in on the turn of the ignition, bu...
by GRWLR ZN
Thu Nov 22, 2018 6:57 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Goeie koop of nie?
Replies: 6
Views: 430

Re: Goeie koop of nie?

Jammer vir die lang wag,

Ek sou die bakkie laasweek Vrydag gaan kyk het, maar iemand het my voor gespring en hom gevat....

Was seker nie vir my bedoel nie.
by GRWLR ZN
Wed Nov 14, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Diff ratio.
Replies: 7
Views: 241

Re: Diff ratio.

Thabogrobler wrote:
Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:57 am
Nou dat ek daaroor dink,

Pas die D4D se diff binnegoed nie net so in die SFA s'n nie? Met 'n difflock op die koop toe?
Ek het die vraag ook destyds oorweg, maar toe nooit verder gan krap nie. :think:
by GRWLR ZN
Wed Nov 14, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Goeie koop of nie?
Replies: 6
Views: 430

Re: Goeie koop of nie?

Ek sal terugvoering gee sodra ek hom gesien het :thumbup:
by GRWLR ZN
Wed Nov 14, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Goeie koop of nie?
Replies: 6
Views: 430

Re: Goeie koop of nie?

Ek soek al vir so rukkie nog n' voertuig en, as ek regtig ernstig is met myself, is die 4x2 nie n' probleem eintlik nie. n' 4x2 toyota is vir my maar net onnatuurlik ....lol Ek het 3 kinders (2 nog in doeke) en pakplek is prime property as dit kom by langpad ry. So ek hou van double cab met bak. Die...
by GRWLR ZN
Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Goeie koop of nie?
Replies: 6
Views: 430

Goeie koop of nie?

Ek kyk so bietjie rond nou die dag en kom toe af op die: :subscribed: 2004 KZ 4x2 double cab... Diff lock, electric mirrors, mp3 player, roll-, bull- en tow bar..... Rubberized bin met kappie.... Al die lekker dinge... nou net nie 4x4 nie :thumbdown: 234000km met vol diens geskiedenis vir R85 000 ni...
by GRWLR ZN
Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Diff ratio.
Replies: 7
Views: 241

Re: Diff ratio.

Dagse Flip, Ek het lanklaas hier gepost. Ek het min of meer dieslefde issue gehad. Ek het n' lexus in n' 3000D. Nog die oorspronklike diff ratio vand 4.8:1 geloop. Ek het presies gevra wat jy nou vra, want teen 120km/h het die enjin 3800rpms gedoen. Die manne het groter wiele voorgestel, wat cool ly...
by GRWLR ZN
Mon Jun 25, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: PERFORMANCE BRAKING SYSTEM FOR 2.8GD6 4x4 DOUBLE CAB
Replies: 4
Views: 451

Re: PERFORMANCE BRAKING SYSTEM FOR 2.8GD6 4x4 DOUBLE CAB

Good morning Adheel, Welcome to the forum. :wave: Squeaky brakes could be one or a combination of things. Dusty roads, poor quality brake pads/-shoes, worn/warped discs and drums etc. It is a very good idea to upgrade the brakes to be race ready. Standard brakes will overheat under racing conditions...
by GRWLR ZN
Thu Mar 01, 2018 7:07 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: HEADLIGHT ADJUSTMENT
Replies: 3
Views: 1096

Re: HEADLIGHT ADJUSTMENT

Morning Stefan, First things first, are your head lights aftermarket or still original ? If they are aftermarket, that might be your problem, these aftermarket things look nice (angel eyes and crystal lights etc) but their reflectors are worth nothing on the road. If they are still original, it is m...
by GRWLR ZN
Tue Jan 30, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Oil change intervals.
Replies: 2
Views: 282

Re: Oil change intervals.

Morning Hennie, Good question. It used to be that with older engines it was the case to change the "run in" oil quite soon. "run in", as in that is literally what it means. A newly assembled engine is "tight"- the clearances and tolerances between the rings and cylinder walls and bearings and journa...
by GRWLR ZN
Fri Jan 19, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Injector Seals
Replies: 7
Views: 610

Re: Injector Seals

Good save there Henk.
Welcome to the forum.

Some dealers (read : stealers) will do anything to make some cash.
At least you had the savvy to sort it out yourself.

Imagine how some of these places rip off the people with little or no technical skills on a daily basis.
by GRWLR ZN
Fri Jan 19, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Coolant Replacement
Replies: 23
Views: 1460

Re: Coolant Replacement

If you can get your hands on the Toyota pink stuff at a good price, then stick with it.

If not... Castrol Radicool SF premix should do the trick (it's also pink) ... works in my lexus with no hassles :thumbup:
by GRWLR ZN
Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 309
Views: 37242

Re: Long overdue project.

Good morning....

Any progress? Can not wait to see this one done...
by GRWLR ZN
Mon Jan 15, 2018 6:55 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Excellent pic
Replies: 2
Views: 854

Re: Excellent pic

That is an excellent pic for sure.

The Dakar is , yet again, seperating the men from the boys this year..

Go team Toyota Gazoo Racing!!
by GRWLR ZN
Fri Jan 12, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: KZTE Gearbox wanted
Replies: 11
Views: 985

Re: KZTE Gearbox wanted

Usually found behind a KZTE motor. :twisted:
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:lmao: :lmao:
Funny :taunt:
by GRWLR ZN
Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: Web Related Discussions and Suggestions
Topic: Refurbishing old 4x4 Hilux in Cape Town
Replies: 20
Views: 3179

Re: Refurbishing old 4x4 Hilux in Cape Town

Good morning all, Alex, pitty about all the headaches you have had so far, great that you are doing your best to keep a legend on the road. :thumbup: If you want to go as far as 16-17k for EFI, you might as well go for a Lexus conversion :laugh2: .... Anyway, what I know about carbs is scary, before...
by GRWLR ZN
Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Gearbox G52 4Y 4X4 - Cape Town
Replies: 3
Views: 426

Re: Gearbox G52 4Y 4X4 - Cape Town

Afternoon Dave, I have a few documents and repair manuals (specifically on the G52 box) I could send your way, however I must agree with Louis - if you are not technically minded, rather take it in to a decent repair shop. As a mech myself I have done a box or two, it is not rocket science, but stil...
by GRWLR ZN
Wed Dec 13, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Surf & 4Runner
Topic: Looking into owning a Surf.
Replies: 19
Views: 1727

Re: Looking into owning a Surf.

Thanks Thinus,
The 2.7 is a decent motor, funny thing - on the dunes (we mine the sand dunes on the north coast of KZN) the 2.7 and the Cruiser 4.5EFI gives roughly the same fuel consumption which is 1.8- to 2.3km/l.

I am still looking and will give updates as and if i get somewhere.
by GRWLR ZN
Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:27 am
Forum: Pictures Only - Post a pic of your Hilux
Topic: My V8 Hilux
Replies: 20
Views: 2577

Re: My V8 Hilux

B.E.A utiful bakkie Karl, I too baught over a ongoing project about a year ago (late 98 IFS). Have done a lot of work since i got it, mostly sorting the engine bay, wiring and the interior.. Standard 3000D drive train in use, however when i had to open the gearbox (after my first 800km drive from MP...
by GRWLR ZN
Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:46 am
Forum: Surf & 4Runner
Topic: Looking into owning a Surf.
Replies: 19
Views: 1727

Re: Looking into owning a Surf.

Good morning, Thanks for all the feedback guys. Mud Dog, the KZ motor head- and overheating issues are a point of concern and the D4D idea is not bad at all - perhaps if I can find a V6 fitted version with a motor that is a bit tired then a D4D swap can happen... or even the WL Johan, your input on ...
by GRWLR ZN
Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:16 pm
Forum: Surf & 4Runner
Topic: Looking into owning a Surf.
Replies: 19
Views: 1727

Re: Looking into owning a Surf.

Thanks Mud Dog, I have heard that those 3VZ's were quite thirsty also. I have a big enough 'gas fed' beast with the lexus so I am definitely looking for a diesel. I am a diesel fan by heart. Probably the only thing i do not like about the GRWLR.... So i need to do some research on which models had o...
by GRWLR ZN
Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: How to tell if IFS engine mounts need to be replaced ?
Replies: 6
Views: 510

Re: How to tell if IFS engine mounts need to be replaced ?

Afternoon Mervyn, If you suspect engine mountings, obviously have a look at them with a decent light and look for cracks or any kind of fatigue. Then find a good solid spot on the engine towards the front, preferably not on the sump, and jack the engine up lightly and not too high, just so there is ...
by GRWLR ZN
Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:28 pm
Forum: Surf & 4Runner
Topic: Looking into owning a Surf.
Replies: 19
Views: 1727

Re: Looking into owning a Surf.

Thanks for the info Shaakir,
Do you know which motor his surf has got in? If it is a KZTE I will bet ten bucks it was issues with the head?
Or perhaps it's been Lexus converted? Talking from experience with the GRWLR , they tend to run hot if not cooled properly?
by GRWLR ZN
Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: Surf & 4Runner
Topic: Looking into owning a Surf.
Replies: 19
Views: 1727

Looking into owning a Surf.

Good day, An SUV type vehicle is proving to be a bit more apealling for my little family. I am not a fan of the prado, nor the fortuner have even considered a Disco2, however... enter the Surf and I am paying attention. I am looking around as I am planning to buy a decent one mid to end 2018, asking...
by GRWLR ZN
Fri Nov 17, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Any feedback available on Dunlop Grandtrek MT2 tyres ?
Replies: 8
Views: 1091

Re: Any feedback available on Dunlop Grandtrek MT2 tyres ?

More Daan,

I'm not familiar with the MT's, however (according to the tyre buy site: Errols' Tyres) the Grandtrek AT3's are approved by Toyota as official after market dealer fitted tyre option. Also very competively priced.

Hope this helps.
Cheers
by GRWLR ZN
Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:56 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 309
Views: 37242

Re: Long overdue project.

Love this thread. Have been following it from day one.
Can never wait for the next update. :D:

Keep up the good work! :mrgreen:
by GRWLR ZN
Fri Jun 23, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Problems with Hilux Vigo
Replies: 17
Views: 2875

Re: Problems with Hilux Vigo

Let me just be clear, when i say drain out a bit of fuel, it must be from the fuel tank and not the filter or water seperator.
by GRWLR ZN
Fri Jun 23, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Problems with Hilux Vigo
Replies: 17
Views: 2875

Re: Problems with Hilux Vigo

Okay, shot in the dark but is the diesel pump properly calibrated? if it is over fuelling it could also cause a lot of smoke. may be worth a check. And good Luck Thanks, I will have the calibration of the fuel pump checked. If the calibration is out, will the smoke be white? No, overfueling will ca...
by GRWLR ZN
Fri Jun 23, 2017 6:58 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 309
Views: 37242

Re: Long overdue project.

Thanks all. Louis, I am using it to try for sound deadening mostly, it does not hold moisture and is cheaper than underfelt. will see how well it works. It is those thin exercise mats that one gets at sport shops.I got mine at Mr Price sports. :o: Now there's an idea! I would never have thought of ...
by GRWLR ZN
Fri Jun 23, 2017 6:42 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Problems with Hilux Vigo
Replies: 17
Views: 2875

Re: Problems with Hilux Vigo

Do you fill up at the same filling station every time?
Have you ever had to run with the fuel tank very low for a while?
by GRWLR ZN
Thu Jun 22, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Problems with Hilux Vigo
Replies: 17
Views: 2875

Re: Problems with Hilux Vigo

Good day Theresa, Welcome to the forum. I assume that this is a new vehicle? All new vehichle's exhaust systems are fitted with catalytic converters. The function of these are to convert the harmful exhaust gasses into water vapour and less harmful gasses. Like Pieter said, if you travel mostly shor...
by GRWLR ZN
Thu Jun 22, 2017 7:53 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 309
Views: 37242

Re: Long overdue project.

Good morning,

Love this thread, have been following it for a while. Great job on this.

Uncle, that blue liner? Is it an aftermarket material? What are the uses, insulation and sound deadening? Or only one of them?

Can not wait to see this bakkie complete. It is going to look mamba!
by GRWLR ZN
Thu Jun 22, 2017 7:35 am
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: V8 vs v6
Replies: 12
Views: 1793

Re: V8 vs v6

Hannes kry 'n pre wired 1UZ of 3UZ met die oorspronklike ECu. Baie van die nuwer engins met VVti hou nie van die aftermarket Ecu's nie. Die ouer 1UZ sonder VVti loop baie goed met die Splitronics, maar die reeks engins word skaars en parte ook. My naamsgenoot is reg, gaan vir nuwer model UZ. Die no...
by GRWLR ZN
Thu Jun 22, 2017 7:31 am
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: V8 vs v6
Replies: 12
Views: 1793

Re: V8 vs v6

Goeie more,

3UZ-BLOUES - hy loop op die Titan, V2.2, Advance setting.

Volgens die vorige eienaar is die heads ge flow en cams gedoen, vandaar die rede vir die advance setting.

:thumbup:
by GRWLR ZN
Fri May 26, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: V8 vs v6
Replies: 12
Views: 1793

Re: V8 vs v6

Middag Remus, Leer nou bietjie iets by iemand wat al die vrae wat jy vra, moes gevra het voor hy gekoop het. Ek was eintlik opsoek na n' KZ, maar kom toe af op n' late '98 3000D double cab met 1UZ non VVti conversion. Manual 4x4 met 4.855 ratio diffs. (Was wel gese dat hy D4D box in het - moes beter...
by GRWLR ZN
Wed Mar 22, 2017 3:19 pm
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: Diff ratios
Replies: 3
Views: 856

Re: Diff ratios

By 'shorten' I assume you mean go to a higher ratio? I am not hundred percent sure on what the ratio would be in the 2.7, if I would have to guess, it'd be around 4.1:1 to 4.3:1? With wheels and tyres that big you should go for something like 4.8:1. If your rear axle on there is the local type, you'...
by GRWLR ZN
Mon Feb 06, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Wat is die naam van jou HILUX
Replies: 315
Views: 50313

Re: Wat is die naam van jou HILUX

Louis - 1UZ V8 (was 3000D) - GRWLR - cos it purrs like a kitten and GROWLS like a lion!
by GRWLR ZN
Mon Feb 06, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: IFS replacement bumper bou.
Replies: 0
Views: 1430

IFS replacement bumper bou.

Middag, Het enige iemand dalk miskien mates (tekeninge) ens vir die bou van n' IFS replacement bumper vir n' late '98 Hilux (3000D) Of nog beter, is daar enige iemand in die Richardsbaai - Empangeni area, met n' replacement bumper op dieslefde model waar ek so paar mates kan neem? Groot ASSEBLIEF.. ...
by GRWLR ZN
Wed Jan 04, 2017 12:43 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Amper...
Replies: 19
Views: 2078

Re: Amper...

:o:

Donnnerrrdag...
Dit was naby. Mense het geen meer respek of benul van padveiligheid nie.
Bly jy is OK.

:mrgreen:
by GRWLR ZN
Wed Jan 04, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Maintenance na waterkruisings
Replies: 5
Views: 422

Re: Maintenance na waterkruisings

Sal net begin met die agterste dromme, na die eerste plassie was my handrem al weg :slap: maar dis mos maar n kenmerk van die dromme.
Dagse Vian,
Klink of jy lekker rondgery het, :thumbup:
Wanneer jy se dat die handrem weg was, bedoel jy tydelik of vir die res van die trippie?
by GRWLR ZN
Thu Dec 15, 2016 3:46 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Rear lights not working
Replies: 5
Views: 1374

Re: Rear lights not working

Eesh boet,
Welcome to the forum ,firstly. :thumbup:

Did you use the standard plug wiring that was used for the factory radio? Did you add an amp or anything else?
Check all your fuses first, perhaps you touched a live wire on something during fitment.
:mrgreen:
by GRWLR ZN
Tue Nov 29, 2016 3:45 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Hi all
Replies: 7
Views: 599

Re: Hi all

Welkom Johan..
by GRWLR ZN
Thu Nov 17, 2016 7:32 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: kZTE questions
Replies: 4
Views: 638

Re: kZTE questions

Any feedback on this issue John?
I'm curious to hear the outcome here.
by GRWLR ZN
Mon Nov 14, 2016 7:44 am
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: Navara 6 spd box in IFS Lexus conversion.
Replies: 5
Views: 1083

Re: Navara 6 spd box in IFS Lexus conversion.

Good morning, I have gone and done some more digging on the weekend. The navara 6th is basically the same ratio as my hilux 5th (0.82 vs 0.85) So, no use to even bother unless i do complete drive train.... too much headache... an the purist i me also did not like the idea of some pic-a-mix setup eit...
by GRWLR ZN
Fri Nov 11, 2016 10:06 am
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: Navara 6 spd box in IFS Lexus conversion.
Replies: 5
Views: 1083

Re: Navara 6 spd box in IFS Lexus conversion.

I would say mainly for the sixth gear, It's more like an overdrive than another gear.(my humble opinion) :surrender: 1 to 4 are reasonable enough for offroading, 5th is surprisingly short and then 6th just seems to carry on forever. One of my buddies and my dad drive Navara, another buddy the Pathfi...
by GRWLR ZN
Thu Nov 10, 2016 3:26 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 5le hilux - where's my 5th gear gone!? :(
Replies: 4
Views: 588

Re: 5le hilux - where's my 5th gear gone!? :(

Good day Pete,
I see this is quite an old post... did you manage to have this issue sorted?
by GRWLR ZN
Thu Nov 10, 2016 11:29 am
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: Navara 6 spd box in IFS Lexus conversion.
Replies: 5
Views: 1083

Navara 6 spd box in IFS Lexus conversion.

Good day all, I have a late 1998 (IFS) Hilux Raider D/C raised body with 1UZ (non VVti) Lexus. Has anybody tried to fit a 6 speed navara gearbox with transfer case into this bakkie with the Lexus motor? If so, please share some helpful hints WRT: 1. Do you need to change the flywheel (currently runi...
by GRWLR ZN
Fri Oct 21, 2016 10:00 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: New Hilux Fuel Tank Range
Replies: 3
Views: 1112

Re: New Hilux Fuel Tank Range

Morning, Strange enough, i am experiencing a similar problem with my late '98 IFS Hilux. (only recently bought the vehicle) Shows almost empty, but when i fill up, around 50lts, when the booklet says tank is 81lts. However, my problem is probably a bit of an easier fix than it would be with the Revo...
by GRWLR ZN
Wed Oct 19, 2016 9:59 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Older Hilux insurance
Replies: 15
Views: 1230

Re: Older Hilux insurance

Same here,
My '98 IFS is valued at R64,000.00 (apparently), when it is worth closer to 120. I just had to specify all the extras and they loaded it. I guess the terms and conditions might differ a bit from one insurer to the next.
I am with OUTsurance.
by GRWLR ZN
Wed Oct 19, 2016 9:38 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 2700i......Not just a Pretty Face, jou YSTER!!
Replies: 7
Views: 959

Re: 2700i......Not just a Pretty Face, jou YSTER!!

Everything's right, keeps going right.........TOYOTA!! :thumbup:
:mrgreen:
by GRWLR ZN
Wed Oct 19, 2016 7:33 am
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: Changing the rear drum brakes to discs
Replies: 14
Views: 1979

Re: Changing the rear drum brakes to discs

ash007 wrote:Verstel die agter drom skoene nie hulself as jy briek terwyl jy agteruit ry nie?

Sent from my SM-G360H using Tapatalk
Die meganisme in die briek drom is so ontwerp, dat hy die brieke gelydelik opstel soos die skoene afloop. Maar jy moet die skoene eers reg opstel van die begin af.
by GRWLR ZN
Tue Oct 18, 2016 7:40 am
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: Changing the rear drum brakes to discs
Replies: 14
Views: 1979

Re: Changing the rear drum brakes to discs

Martin Ek het geen probleem met my bakkie se handrem. Ek sal hom teen enige afdraande parkeer uit rat met die handrem aan. Op die 4de kliek is die handrem vas. Die geheim le by die opstel van die remskoene agter en verstelling van die handrem kabel. Wat die meeste ouens nie besef nie is dat handrem...
by GRWLR ZN
Tue Oct 18, 2016 6:57 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Raad oor bande
Replies: 20
Views: 2374

Re: Raad oor bande

The General Grabbers are excellent.
We mine the sand dunes and they use those on the company 4x4's.
It is amazing how well they perform in loose sand.
by GRWLR ZN
Sat Oct 15, 2016 4:31 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: Lexus V8 Conversions
Replies: 28
Views: 3306

Re: Lexus V8 Conversions

Marius , I followed the thread on your build. Must say , beautiful. :thumbup: Phillip, i couldn't agree more, the Lexus actually does better than some toyota motors on fuel. I bought mine with the conversion done as is. Was not looking for a V8 at all, but this one came up, was in my price range, it...
by GRWLR ZN
Wed Oct 12, 2016 8:08 am
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: Lexus V8 Conversions
Replies: 28
Views: 3306

Re: Lexus V8 Conversions

Morning, The SFA's are mamba, if you can get one in good nick, grab it. Don't worry too much about the auto, they are generally a bit heavier on fuel, but tend to be less of an headache when it comes to handling the power of the motor etc. Go have a look on Google and YouTube and the like on the dif...
by GRWLR ZN
Mon Oct 10, 2016 2:51 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: Lexus V8 Conversions
Replies: 28
Views: 3306

Re: Lexus V8 Conversions

Howzit Abdullah, I have a 1UZ non VVti, 8km/l on the open road. 6.5km/l in town and about. I run spitronics management, full original 4x4 drivetrain- manual 5 speed gearbox.(G52) diff ratios 4.743:1 I am currently busy with some diff ratio fettling. Want to bring it down just a tad bit so as to brin...
by GRWLR ZN
Fri Oct 07, 2016 8:10 am
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: Changing the rear drum brakes to discs
Replies: 14
Views: 1979

Re: Changing the rear drum brakes to discs

Not rock science just make sure whete the pins go before you disassemble. And you want to be able to turn the hubs by hand before you apply the hand brake. But why bother the rear brakes on a hilux are useless Agreed, bakkies in general do not brake much at the rear. Only once you have a load on th...
by GRWLR ZN
Fri Oct 07, 2016 7:44 am
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: SFA Hilux V8 Build
Replies: 107
Views: 11810

Re: SFA Hilux V8 Build

Nee wat mens kry nog steeds R20 se petrol vir R20 dit bly dieselfde.Ek budget van die begin af op R5/KM het vrede gemaak as dit slegter raak sit en nog een 1uz agter ook in en gaan vir broke maar SFA sal ek ry tot die dood. Stywe lyne daar met jou fuel saver :taunt: Was dit so titseltjie sarkasme d...

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