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by george
Wed Oct 17, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: angola 2017
Replies: 43
Views: 1016

Re: angola 2017

Baie Nice Andre.
Dis beslis op my TO DO lys.
by george
Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: year end, 14-17 Des - Leeuwenbosch 4x4
Replies: 36
Views: 2662

Re: year end, 14-17 Des - Leeuwenbosch 4x4

Johan: 2
Johan gaan nie kom nie.

Van die weskus is dit net ek en Pieter
by george
Thu Sep 06, 2018 7:12 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Bull Run 2018 - The Recce
Replies: 7
Views: 161

Re: Bull Run 2018 - The Recce

Lyk Lekker :thumbup:
by george
Wed Aug 29, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: year end, 14-17 Des - Leeuwenbosch 4x4
Replies: 36
Views: 2662

Re: year end, 14-17 Des - Leeuwenbosch 4x4

Hilux 1: 4 total, 1 under 11
HeavyG: 4 total, 2 under 11
Shimano: 2 total
Omo: 1
George: 2 total
Pieter: 2 total
XDORS 2
Johan 2
by george
Thu Aug 23, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: year end, 14-17 Des - Leeuwenbosch 4x4
Replies: 36
Views: 2662

Re: year end, 14-17 Des - Leeuwenbosch 4x4

Hi.
Sit vir my en Pieter op. 2 voertuie en 4 mense
by george
Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Anything Else for sale
Topic: Garmin 276c - R3000 - SOLD
Replies: 2
Views: 250

Re: Garmin 276c - R3000

Hi Deon

How much memory does it have?
I would like to have first option.
I have PM'd you

Regards
George
by george
Fri Jul 20, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: 4x4 Direct Montana, Pretoria opens on 21 July 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 713

Re: 1994 SFA 2.7 Beast for sale - Price Drop 90k

Welkom Robbie.Jy het 'n lekker winkel
by george
Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Is this something to worry about
Replies: 26
Views: 1253

Re: Is this something to worry about

Hi Ben

Skakel vir Francois

Francois at 4xLux

Address: Unit 64B, Gemini St, Brackenfell, Cape Town, 7560
Phone: 072 424 0500
by george
Sun Jun 03, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Botswana 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1754

Re: Botswana 2018

From Linyanti we headed to Kasane. Again this was an awesome drive. We headed through the Chobe Park with the Chobe River on our left. Kasane is a special place. Here the locals are living in harmony with the wild animals. Especially the Elephants. Here are corridors for the Elephants to get to the ...
by george
Sun Jun 03, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Botswana 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1754

Re: Botswana 2018

From Savuti we headed to Linyanti. It was a 2 track sandy road with some deep mud holes. Linyanti is situated north of Savuti in a corner of the Chobe National Park. Our Campsite was on the Linyati Swamp. This is a really nice campsite. Unfortunately the Mozzies is severe. So one has to take precaut...
by george
Sun Jun 03, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Botswana 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1754

Re: Botswana 2018

SO after an eventful trip we arrived at Chobe Mababe Gate. We booked in at the gate and signed all the formalities. We were advised to not take the Marsh Road since it was very wet. So we stayed to the left. Unfortunately all the animals were in the marsh so we did not see too many, but that was OK....
by george
Fri May 25, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: Botswana 2018 Trip
Replies: 2
Views: 453

Re: Botswana 2018 Trip

Hi Ben
Ek was Einde April in die Moremi en Chobi.Water vlakke was toe nog OK.Klaar al hoog maar moes nog blykbaar styg.
by george
Fri May 25, 2018 7:56 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Botswana 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1754

Re: Botswana 2018

We stayed 3 days at Xaxanaxa.I rate this as one of our best camp sites. We spent the days driving in the Delta and being lazy at camp.We did a Boat trip and this is one of the top things to do on the Delta.I rate this better than a game drive Every day we had the camp inspector(Mr Ellie) just to mak...
by george
Fri May 25, 2018 7:16 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Botswana 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1754

Re: Botswana 2018

,what was the fuel consumption like Martin Hi Martin. I dont like to talk about it :shh: Just joking. Going into the Kalahari it was terrible.We where driving into a storm with a very strong head wind.It gave me 5-5.5 km/l. After that it settled to 6.5-7.5 km/l on normal dirt roads. There was a dee...
by george
Thu May 24, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Botswana 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1754

Re: Botswana 2018

After 2 days in the Kgalagadi we went out of Mata Mata into Namibia. The border crossing was easy. From there we headed to Gobabis and stayed at East Gate rest camp. The following day we headed into Botswana on our way to Maun. Maun is a lively Town where you can get all your groceries for you trip....
by george
Thu May 24, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Botswana 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1754

Re: Botswana 2018

Some more pics of the Kalahari
by george
Thu May 24, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Botswana 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1754

Botswana 2018

This year we decided to head out to Botswanna. Apart from Angola this is the other Southern African country we have never been to.We where a very small group only to vehicles and 4 people. We would enter the Kgalagadi transfrontier park and then leave via Mata-Mata and enter Bots at East gate.Then t...
by george
Thu May 17, 2018 7:26 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: My new Toyota - Meet Panthera
Replies: 76
Views: 12070

Re: My new Toyota - Meet Panthera

After a incident on the road early in April my Prado has been written off, as I managed to bend the chassis r/f side and also damage the r/r side of the axle badly after I rolled it and landed back on its wheels. I swerved to avoid a small child late at night in the road walking behind a calf casua...
by george
Thu Jan 18, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Bargain Alert
Topic: Dometic fridge / freezers - how good?
Replies: 11
Views: 986

Re: Dometic fridge / freezers - how good?

V6 SFA
Did I miss something :think:

BTW.Nice little fridge :thumbup:
by george
Tue Jan 09, 2018 7:14 am
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: 2005 3.0 D4D D/C 4x4
Replies: 8
Views: 1787

Re: 2005 3.0 D4D D/C 4x4

I'm selling this and my 3.4 V6 Prado
Hi George.
Are you going to sell the Prado?If so how much
by george
Mon Jan 08, 2018 7:12 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Dakar 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 963

Re: Dakar 2018

#HiluxDakar The purpose of this testing is to put the latest creation from the Toyota Gazoo Racing South Africa, masterminded by Team Principal Glyn Hall, to the test. The newly developed machine has been significantly changed for the 2018 event. In a rather bold move, the team has decided to move ...
by george
Thu Nov 23, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Happy new Prado owner - new shocks and new Muds!!
Replies: 8
Views: 1132

Re: Happy new Prado owner - new shocks and new Muds!!

Baie nice :thumbup: luister na Johan se raad oor die ball joints.ongelukkig is dit die prado se swak punt
by george
Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:18 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Welcome to all the new members
Replies: 457
Views: 53196

Re: Welcome to all the new members

Welcome Jaco :thumbup:
Cant wait for the pics
by george
Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: TPMS at 4x4 Direct
Replies: 13
Views: 1662

Re: TPMS at 4x4 Direct

Neil that is not really a solution. I have 2 x vehicles that is permanent 4wd and I rotate 5 wheels at a time to keep the wear even. You need to be able to get a unit that can read 5 sensors for the vehicle. Does not make sence to swop rims and tyres every 5000 km because the unit only have 4 senso...
by george
Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Happy new Prado owner - which shocks to fit ? (need advice please!)
Replies: 6
Views: 962

Re: Happy new Prado owner - which shocks to fit ? (need advice please!)

DanabaaiDaan wrote:
Sun Nov 19, 2017 5:21 pm
Hi George, did you fit the "Rancho" series or just the normal heavy duty off-road Monroes?
Hi Daan. I fitted the normal Heavy Duties.
by george
Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:50 am
Forum: Surf & 4Runner
Topic: Looking into owning a Surf.
Replies: 19
Views: 1467

Re: Looking into owning a Surf.

I was also looking at the Surf before I bought my Prado. Never looked backed on that choice after 3 years of owning it. I have to agree with Johan. We had a Surf for a while.It was a 1993(IIRC) with a Lexus convertion. I always wanted a surf and it was a good SUV.One of the biggest irritation was y...
by george
Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Kzte drone noise from injector pump.
Replies: 1
Views: 262

Re: Kzte drone noise from injector pump.

Excellent :thumbup: Cant believe it is such a quick fix
by george
Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:37 am
Forum: Trailers and Caravans
Topic: SOLD - 2015 Conqueror Comfort
Replies: 2
Views: 789

Re: 2015 Conqueror Comfort

Hi Jacques.
What is the price?
by george
Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Happy new Prado owner - which shocks to fit ? (need advice please!)
Replies: 6
Views: 962

Re: Happy new Prado owner - which shocks to fit ? (need advice please!)

Hi Daan.The Bilsteins is for sure a very good shack.It can also be serviced.So my understanding is that basically you will have a shock for life.
I unfortunate can not afford them,so in my Prado i have the Munroe gas shocks that works a treat.
by george
Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: I Joined the 90 club
Replies: 47
Views: 5399

Re: I Joined the 90 club

pietpetoors wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:19 pm
Foto is bietjie onduidelik, kan jy dit dalk oorneem met die Cederberge in die agtergrond, regtewiel op 'n groot klip en die son wat op die bumper skyn?
Wanneer ry ons??
by george
Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:36 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Happy new Prado owner - Cpt trip done & dusted!
Replies: 5
Views: 787

Re: Happy new Prado owner - Cpt trip done & dusted!

Lekker man :thumbup:
Daai somme klink reg.Myne gee ook omtrent dit op daardie spoed.
by george
Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:29 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: I Joined the 90 club
Replies: 47
Views: 5399

Re: I Joined the 90 club

I finally bite the bullet and got myself a decent bumper. Fitment was easy and what I liked about the bumper is that the bumper comes in 3 parts. The bumper itself and 2x support brackets. This makes it easy to fit on your own.You start with the support brackets and the the bumper bolts on.This allo...
by george
Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:20 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: My new Toyota - Meet Panthera
Replies: 76
Views: 12070

Re: My new Toyota - Meet Panthera

Very Nice :thumbup:
Something I would not mind.
Good luck with changing the left rear shock in the future :twisted:
by george
Sat Nov 11, 2017 7:40 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: HAS ANYONE ORDERED A SNORKEL FROM THESE GUYS
Replies: 8
Views: 941

Re: HAS ANYONE ORDERED A SNORKEL FROM THESE GUYS

Hi Alex
Give us a shout and we can sort you out.
http://www.4x4direct.co.za/569-hilux-and-fortuner
We courier to WIndhoek.

Ours are tested and good quality :thumbup:
by george
Fri Nov 10, 2017 7:37 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Skaap biltong ???
Replies: 13
Views: 1265

Re: Skaap biltong ???

Nice :thumbup:
If you need someone to sample the end product I can make myself available :laugh2:
by george
Fri Nov 10, 2017 7:05 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Hilux vs Ranger
Replies: 1
Views: 647

Hilux vs Ranger

Hi Guys
I saw this and quite enjoyed the 2 old geysers.

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by george
Mon Nov 06, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Skaap biltong ???
Replies: 13
Views: 1265

Re: Skaap biltong ???

Frozen meat is not a problem.
Only thing is you will have to cut the meat from the bone,so it is going to be very small pieces
by george
Mon Oct 30, 2017 8:36 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Happy new Prado owner!
Replies: 32
Views: 1845

Re: Happy new Prado owner!

Netjies :thumbup:
So wat se modifikasies is eerste.'n SNorkel of so iets?
by george
Sun Oct 29, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: TPMS at 4x4 Direct
Replies: 13
Views: 1662

Re: TPMS at 4x4 Direct

Pieter

What do you do with the spare wheel? Can you fit a sensor and switch over to that sensor?
Hi Louis. Unfortunately not.These unit can only handle 4 sensors.
by george
Fri Oct 27, 2017 6:14 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Happy new Prado owner!
Replies: 32
Views: 1845

Re: Happy new Prado owner!

Daan.Ongelukkig is hier reels.
Ons glo jou eers as ons die foto's van jou prado gesien het :D: :D:

Geniet die rit af Kaap toe.Moenie skrik as jy 8kl per lieter kry nie :dance1:
by george
Thu Oct 26, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Happy new Prado owner!
Replies: 32
Views: 1845

Re: Happy new Prado owner!

Welcome Daan.
What a awesome vehicle.
I have a 1998 and it does not have a second tank.I can not help you much on the second tank.
Do you have a separate gauge for the sub tank?
We got a few guys here with the second tank and the will let you know shortly.

Enjoy :thumbup:
by george
Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:43 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2015 tipe Hilux spotlights vir SRX
Replies: 5
Views: 416

Re: 2015 tipe Hilux spotlights vir SRX

Hi Ruan
Wanneer wil jy die ligte laat aankom? As spots,driving ligts of net as misligte.
As jy dit as spots wil laat aankom sal hierdie harnas werk: http://www.4x4direct.co.za/headspot-lig ... rness.html

Groete
George
by george
Tue Aug 08, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: RELIABLE TOYOTA WORKSHOP IN CAPE TOWN ??
Replies: 6
Views: 665

Re: RELIABLE TOYOTA WORKSHOP IN CAPE TOWN ??

Polarbear2008 wrote:
Tue Aug 08, 2017 5:01 pm
Dan is daar n Jacques' workshop in Parow. Hulle het my Mikem Springs in gesit. Doen ook deeglike werk. Het tans nie die nommer nie.

Sent from my SM-G925F using Tapatalk
021 939 8688
by george
Sun Jul 30, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: Electronic Gadgets and Radios
Topic: 2 way radio handheld Mic
Replies: 8
Views: 1783

Re: 2 way radio handheld Mic

Apie18 wrote:
Sat Jul 29, 2017 6:38 pm
Any one selling a VHF Radio ? I am in desperate need for one. Please contact me.
Hi.I got a Icom 8 channel VHF radio.Only radio and mic.You can have for R900.
Courier to George will be a extra R100.
I am not at home now but can send pics tommorow
by george
Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:25 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Benton bx2 vs National Luna battery charger.
Replies: 25
Views: 2319

Re: Benton bx2 vs National Luna battery charger.

To Andy. In your application the BX will work :thumbup: George, if what you're saying is true and it wasn't a faulty charger, then that is of concern to me because; a. I just invested in a Benton BX2, and .... b. although I wanted to see if it could recover a sulphated battery, the main reason was t...
by george
Thu Jul 20, 2017 7:47 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Benton bx2 vs National Luna battery charger.
Replies: 25
Views: 2319

Re: Benton bx2 vs National Luna battery charger.

I think it comes back to HOW(why) we use a "battery charger" .... charge/maintenance .... then the BX2 is right up there with the best powersupply ... NO ! the BX2 is not designed for this ... You hit the nail on the head.The BX is a good charger for maintenance. In my camping setup I just prefer t...
by george
Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:55 am
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: W/C Year end function 24-26 November 2017..FULL.. sorry
Replies: 48
Views: 3829

Re: W/C Year end function 24-26 November 2017

Lekker man.Dis nog ver ,maar as niks voorval nie is ek en mamma ook daar :thumbup:

1. Omo(1)
2. Hilux 1 en kie(4)
3. Mossie89 en kie(2)
4. Shimano ek kie(2)
5. Watkykjy en kie(4)
6. X-Dors en Baie -Dors (2)
7. HeavyG en Kie
9.George en Kie (2)
by george
Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:43 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Benton bx2 vs National Luna battery charger.
Replies: 25
Views: 2319

Re: Benton bx2 vs National Luna battery charger.

Beslis Chris.Ek sal 'n draai moet maak :thumbup:

Just out of interested sake.Do you have a watt meter to see what is the amp/watts that the charger pushes out when the Green light is flashing?
by george
Tue Jun 27, 2017 12:48 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Benton bx2 vs National Luna battery charger.
Replies: 25
Views: 2319

Re: Benton bx2 vs National Luna battery charger.

George ek dink jou Benton is dalk n dud Could well be. Sorry guys.I have been gone for a while.Had to get some winter Meat for the Freezer :D: Chris just for interest sake.How much is the load you are drawing and for how long do you draw the load. Reason is that when I did the test the BX2 does giv...
by george
Tue Jun 20, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Benton bx2 vs National Luna battery charger.
Replies: 25
Views: 2319

Re: Benton bx2 vs National Luna battery charger.

Does anyone know how the two compare? Here is my personal take on it. I tested both.One of the issues I have with the Benton is once it reaches its maintenance/trickle charge stage it will stay there when you connect a load. E.G.You get to a campsite and hook it up on 220v and the battery is fully ...
by george
Fri May 19, 2017 8:39 am
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: V8 vs v6
Replies: 12
Views: 1539

Re: V8 vs v6

LouisZ wrote:
Thu May 18, 2017 10:38 pm
Ek het my oog op 'n Lexus 4GR-FSE engine.... :subscribed:
Output is (149–158 kW; 200–212 hp) at 6,400 RPM and 24.78–26.5 kg·m (243–260 N·m; 179–192 lb·ft) at 3,800 RPM
My ou 3.4l V6 doen beter as dit.Wat mis ek?
by george
Fri May 19, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Happy 10th Birthday Hilux4x4 Forum
Replies: 14
Views: 1410

Re: Happy 10th Birthday Hilux4x4 Forum

Baie geluk aan almal. :thumbup: :clap:
Sjoe die tyd vlieg darm
by george
Wed May 10, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: Sundowners by die ou Kriges
Replies: 16
Views: 1970

Re: Sundowners by die ou Kriges

Hilux 1 wrote:
Wed May 10, 2017 9:45 am
wel wel wel, Niel, dalk doen ons sommer 2 keer :yahoo:

Kom ons kyk wat gebeur. sal geld loop leun as ek moet. LOL
Laat weet net :thumbup:
by george
Wed May 10, 2017 7:45 am
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: Sundowners by die ou Kriges
Replies: 16
Views: 1970

Re: Sundowners by die ou Kriges

Hilux 1 wrote:
Mon May 01, 2017 8:54 am
mmmm, wat van die 12 May?
Ek is die 12de in die Kaap...
by george
Mon Apr 17, 2017 8:16 am
Forum: Surf & 4Runner
Topic: Surf Mods: Suspension | Shocks, Roof Rack, Snorkel
Replies: 5
Views: 1263

Re: Surf Mods: Suspension | Shocks, Roof Rack, Snorkel

3) Snorkel: found myself in some water in Maputo and while that wasn't dangerous that time, if I get into it somewhere I don't want a problem. What brand is a good fit? Hi David. We have one that fits on the left side. See thread here for the model it fits http://www.hilux4x4.co.za/views/viewtopic....
by george
Sun Apr 16, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: Surf & 4Runner
Topic: 4x4 Direct Surf Project
Replies: 36
Views: 4233

Re: 4x4 Direct Surf Project

We run a original Lexus system. Been to the spray painter now............ he have not even started yet :frustrated: Wonder if you would post some pics now that's it's one year on? Would much like to see how the Surf looks with everything done. Thanks in advance. Hi Dave. Unfortunatly it was sold.
by george
Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:19 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Where is the fuse?
Replies: 10
Views: 4567

Re: Where is the fuse?

Hi Dries.
Glad you got sorted by Uncle Eric :thumbup:

Does this look familiar :D:
Was there in 2012
IMG_3583.JPG
by george
Mon Apr 03, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: I Joined the 90 club
Replies: 47
Views: 5399

Re: I Joined the 90 club

Hilux 1 wrote:
Mon Apr 03, 2017 10:29 am
George
sien ons jou Sondag, of is jy ook nou 90??
Dis tyd vir n ... in die sand.Sien jou Sondag :D:
by george
Mon Apr 03, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: [cancelled] Welgelegen 4x4 & braai - 9 Apr 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1828

Re: Welgelegen 4x4 & braai - 9 Apr 2017

As alles mooi loop gaan ek dit maak :thumbup: Dalk bring ek sommer my skoonpa ook.Gee my kans tot WOensdag dan bevestig ek
by george
Sat Apr 01, 2017 9:26 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: I Joined the 90 club
Replies: 47
Views: 5399

Re: I Joined the 90 club

I've got the flat 48LED Dome lights fitted .... that thing is SICK! It's like daylight in the cab with it on. Are the ones that you fitted even brighter or not as bright? Hi Andy.I got the 48dome in the middle and the 36dome at the back door. The 48dome gives out way more light.FOr these front dome...

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