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by Buff
Wed Jul 29, 2015 10:34 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Sederberge
Replies: 7
Views: 519

Re: Sederberge

I spend a lot of time in the Cederberg on my dual sport bike and know a few of these great camp sites. Those mentioned above are awesome but they're also the more common camp sites. You can also try Steven & Louise Esterhuizen's place called Nuwerus. You approach it from the "Op die Berg" side. Then...
by Buff
Thu Jun 11, 2015 3:33 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Toyota resale values
Replies: 8
Views: 445

Re: Toyota resale values

IMHO resale values only mean something when you're selling a vehicle out of hand and not through a dealer. I paid R165K for my 2.7i Raider and sold it 6 years later for R135K. I could have got closer to R150K if I was patient but I wanted to do a quick deal. For the same vehicle I would have been lu...
by Buff
Wed Jun 10, 2015 10:47 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Hilux Vigo - Digital Music Player
Replies: 30
Views: 2458

Re: Hilux Vigo - Digital Music Player

Damn, I got both happy & sad in one thread here, happy Brenton discovered the unit and sad he couldn't get it to work properly.

Has anyone tried it with an iPhone in the Aux port, all my music is stored on my phone?
by Buff
Thu May 28, 2015 3:55 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Wanted: Toyota Hilux 15 Inch Raider Rims
Replies: 8
Views: 644

Re: Wanted: Toyota Hilux 15 Inch Raider Rims

The 5 off my 2007 D-4D might be up for grabs, I'm just waiting to hear about a set of 16's that I'm trying to organise :thumbup:
by Buff
Tue May 12, 2015 9:25 am
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: New Range of Power Sockets - Build your own combination
Replies: 17
Views: 2619

Re: New Range of Power Sockets - Build your own combination

That looks neat, I need one for my motorbike, will pop in there later today :clap:
by Buff
Wed May 06, 2015 11:33 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: 2.5 sand / tow capabilities??
Replies: 14
Views: 540

Re: 2.5 sand / tow capabilities??

I've pulled a heavy laden motorcycle trailer (approx 1ton) to Lesotho with the 3l dteq and it pulls very strong. I'd just be hesitant to buy a turbo diesel from someone I don't know.
by Buff
Fri Jun 08, 2012 3:24 pm
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: 16th June 2012 Outrekpad 4x4 trail
Replies: 274
Views: 9842

Re: 16th June 2012 Outrekpad 4x4 trail

Ou Trek pad is a great route, maybe just a bit too easy in winter because the sand is so compact. Just be careful of the larger water crossing, the warning signs are there for a reason :shock: I ended up on my belly there last time and need a small recovery... by a friend in a GW *cough* M :oops:
by Buff
Mon Dec 19, 2011 9:30 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Transkei Advice
Replies: 3
Views: 784

Re: Transkei Advice

As long as you're travelling in daylight you shouldn't have a problem, just take it easy. Stay off Transkei roads at night though, animals and potholes are a beeg problem :shock:
by Buff
Mon Dec 19, 2011 9:27 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Unplanned Road Trip Trough "Baviaanskloof" and "The Hell"
Replies: 43
Views: 2173

Re: Unplanned Road Trip Trough "Baviaanskloof" and "The Hell

Lekka trip report, thanks :thumbup:

I'm on my way there on Friday and your report has made me even more keen... if that's at all possible :D:
We've booked to sleep at Kudu Kaya, Doornkloof and Makkedat grotte.
by Buff
Sat Nov 26, 2011 6:20 pm
Forum: Trail Reports
Topic: The Dunes Lamdertsbaai-Ongeluk
Replies: 13
Views: 2574

The Dunes Lamdertsbaai-Ongeluk

Sad indeed, hope he heals up 100%.
Must admit, it also makes one wonder about the safety of open top vehicles in situation like that.
by Buff
Thu Aug 25, 2011 4:31 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Impossible to find! Where to buy 2700i 4x4 Double Cab?
Replies: 18
Views: 1077

Re: Impossible to find! Where to buy 2700i 4x4 Double Cab?

I'm looking for a 4x4 D-4D D/C in the R230-250K region. I'm not too worried about year model but the milage needs to be fairly low and condition good. I'd like 165K for my bakkie. Sorry, it's a 2004 not 2005, done out in Legend spec. Stock standard beside a long range tank and dual battery system. E...
by Buff
Thu Aug 25, 2011 4:16 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Impossible to find! Where to buy 2700i 4x4 Double Cab?
Replies: 18
Views: 1077

Re: Impossible to find! Where to buy 2700i 4x4 Double Cab?

Find me a D-4D with less than 70 000km on the clock and I'll sell you my 2005 2.7 with 124K on the clock :twisted:
by Buff
Fri Jun 17, 2011 10:39 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Suzuki Jimny
Replies: 13
Views: 531

Re: Suzuki Jimny

You will never regret buying a Jimny :clap: I've had 2 x SJ410's in the past and recently encouraged my Mother to buy herself a Jimny instead of a small car and she absolutely loves the vehicle. Her husband, who was totally against the purchase because he said it was too small and slow now uses it o...
by Buff
Fri Jun 17, 2011 10:29 am
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: Is chipping a 2.7i worthwhile?
Replies: 23
Views: 5962

Re: Is chipping a 2.7i worthwhile?

My bakkies consumption is not that bad as long as I'm not pulling anything behind it (like a Landrover :evil: ). I did a trip to Caledon a few weeks ago and specifically tried to see how light I could drive it. Bakkie was empty without canopy driving at 100/110 km/h and it gave me 9.2km/l, so it can...
by Buff
Thu Jun 16, 2011 4:07 pm
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: Is chipping a 2.7i worthwhile?
Replies: 23
Views: 5962

Re: Is chipping a 2.7i worthwhile?

Thanks guys, that's pretty much what I'm hearing from everyone I spoke to. I've yet to meet a person that's had a petrol motor chipped and is happy with the result and that includes the Cruiser crowd. The claimed petrol consumption improvement hardly ever materialises although they claim it's there ...
by Buff
Wed Jun 15, 2011 11:39 pm
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: Is chipping a 2.7i worthwhile?
Replies: 23
Views: 5962

Is chipping a 2.7i worthwhile?

Hi Gents, Has anybody on the forum chipped their 2.7i and changed to a free flow pipe and was it worthwhile? I chatted to two guys about this and got conflicting views (what's new :D: ) Roddy from Power Flow recons I should just do the SS free flow mod and leave the motor as is. Apparently the FF wi...
by Buff
Tue Mar 22, 2011 4:25 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Your HILUX Pic - Only 1, no text!
Replies: 490
Views: 79124

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

:cooldude:
by Buff
Mon Nov 08, 2010 10:01 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: SFA ON LEXUS V8 STEROIDS THE REDMONSTER STIL UNDER CONTSTION
Replies: 33
Views: 2799

Re: SFA ON LEXUS V8 STEROIDS THE REDMONSTER STIL UNDER CONTS

Yislaaik boet, arctic truck se moer, tjek die SFA :thumbup:
by Buff
Mon Nov 08, 2010 9:37 pm
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: Be a Blessing no 5 - 06 November 2010
Replies: 56
Views: 2126

Re: Be a Blessing no 5 - 06 November 2010

Hey, that's my bakkie in the last pic!!! I didn't even realise it cocked a leg in that obstacle :-)

What a lekka outing, a BIG thanks for all those that made it possible.
by Buff
Fri Oct 29, 2010 3:03 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: searched...found...bought my first 4x4 hilux
Replies: 11
Views: 998

Re: searched...found...bought my first 4x4 hilux

Nice looking rig, I really dig those mags :thumbup: Hope you have many trouble free miles in it.
by Buff
Thu Oct 07, 2010 1:58 pm
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: Be a Blessing no 5 - 06 November 2010
Replies: 56
Views: 2126

Re: Be a Blessing no 5 - 06 November 2010

Wouldn't miss it for the world.
Pumba wrote:Be A Blessing 5

Only 15 Vehicles can go!!!
1. Dadz Toy - Rich - 3 passenger seats.
2. Da Roach - Da Cockroach - 4 passenger seats
3. Buff & friend (Zane) - 2 passenger seats
4. Andrew & Richard - 2 passenger seats
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by Buff
Wed Sep 29, 2010 11:13 am
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: Participants post 30 Oct 2010 Most Hilux vehicles gathered
Replies: 448
Views: 21092

Re: 30 Oct 2010 - Most Hilux vehicles gathered - Atlantis

Oops sorry, my bad!! I see they are two seperate events on the same weekend. I'll be there Sat.
by Buff
Wed Sep 29, 2010 10:25 am
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: Participants post 30 Oct 2010 Most Hilux vehicles gathered
Replies: 448
Views: 21092

Re: 30 Oct 2010 - Most Hilux vehicles gathered - Atlantis

R300 - are they daft!!!! I trust for this price we're all getting t-shirts, stickers and free breakfast & lunch.
by Buff
Mon Sep 20, 2010 11:08 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bull shark in the Breede River
Replies: 6
Views: 2676

Re: Bull shark in the Breede River

So where's the pictures??? I used to paddle that river often and just thought it was my boats shadow in the water below me :-)
by Buff
Thu Sep 16, 2010 11:01 am
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: Participants post 30 Oct 2010 Most Hilux vehicles gathered
Replies: 448
Views: 21092

Re: 30 Oct 2010 - Most Hilux vehicles gathered - Atlantis

I've been off the forum a bit but heard about the attempt. God willing, I'll be there for sure.
by Buff
Mon May 31, 2010 5:44 pm
Forum: Other Vehicles
Topic: My scooter....
Replies: 48
Views: 5635

Re: My scooter....

I enjoy a bit of biking myself, here my new scoot:

Da Beeg Thumpa :thumbup:
by Buff
Sun Feb 07, 2010 9:32 pm
Forum: Trail Reports
Topic: Trip Report - Atlantis Dunes - 06 Feb 2010
Replies: 42
Views: 2891

Re: Trip Report - Atlantis Dunes - 06 Feb 2010

I have to admit, I've never seen a vehicle climb a dune like that Sahara. That thing was truly amazing, from basically zero run up it hits the dune and actually gains speed before halfway up. The Prado's were also impressive but I'm sure it's the Sahara's power to weight ratio that gives it the edge...
by Buff
Sun Feb 07, 2010 3:07 pm
Forum: Trail Reports
Topic: Trip Report - Atlantis Dunes - 06 Feb 2010
Replies: 42
Views: 2891

Re: Trip Report - Atlantis Dunes - 06 Feb 2010

Thanks to all involved, it was another great day in the dunes. To those who left early, you missed a great shootout between the Jeep and Toyota boys at the braai dune. I have new found respect for Prado's and Sahara's.
by Buff
Tue Jan 26, 2010 12:20 pm
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: Hilux4x4 W/C - Atlantis Dunes - 06 Feb 2010
Replies: 88
Views: 4852

Re: Hilux4x4 W/C - Atlantis Dunes - Feb 2010

Anyone know where I can get an old VW bonnet from el' cheapo to drag behind the bakkie ala Hoppy style? :lol:
by Buff
Tue Jan 26, 2010 10:13 am
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: Hilux4x4 W/C - Atlantis Dunes - 06 Feb 2010
Replies: 88
Views: 4852

Re: Hilux4x4 W/C - Atlantis Dunes - Feb 2010

Count me in for this one, I loves those dunes.
by Buff
Wed Jan 20, 2010 10:59 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: What you buying next for your Hilux?
Replies: 35
Views: 1787

Re: What you buying next for your Hilux?

New Powerflow System exhaust system
by Buff
Tue Dec 22, 2009 12:11 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Sand - Low Range vs High Range
Replies: 22
Views: 2505

Re: Sand - Low Range vs High Range

I wouldn't brag about it, you give the rest of us a sh!t name :evil:
by Buff
Fri Dec 11, 2009 4:32 pm
Forum: Pictures Only - Post a pic of your Hilux
Topic: Post your best action photo's here
Replies: 216
Views: 51161

Re: Post your best action photo of the year

Two of the many I shot during the year:

RustyRod
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Shot at Ou Trekpad
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RustyRod
by Buff
Fri Dec 11, 2009 3:45 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: 1989 SFA d/c "CHEVOTA"
Replies: 87
Views: 2801

Re: NUUTSTE BYVOEGING IN DIE STAL

B#$@%@, daai lorrie lyk super cool !!!!
by Buff
Thu Dec 10, 2009 3:53 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The Ou Trekpad Eco Route
Replies: 11
Views: 874

Re: The Ou Trekpad Eco Route

Here's a few more pics from the route: Uberts Hilux: Yzerfontein_Dec09 098.JPG Werner at the water crossing: Yzerfontein_Dec09 106.JPG Johan in his new Cruiser: Yzerfontein_Dec09 130.JPG Prado falling short: Yzerfontein_Dec09 142.JPG Werner's wife giving it plenty right foot :lol: Yzerfontein_Dec09 ...
by Buff
Thu Dec 10, 2009 1:56 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The Ou Trekpad Eco Route
Replies: 11
Views: 874

Re: The Ou Trekpad Eco Route

It was an awesome outing and we managed to see some "meneer" size snakes as well. The route is predominately sandy tracks which I'm sure will get more tricky as summer warms up the sand. I managed to get the IFS stuck twice but nothing a big right foot couldn't sort out on the 2nd attempt. This is a...
by Buff
Thu Dec 03, 2009 10:21 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Western Cape - Looking back at 2009
Replies: 16
Views: 777

Re: Western Cape - Looking back at 2009

2009 also marked the year of me buying my first Hilux and joining you guys on 2 events (2 Ocean's & Atlantis). Thanks for the awesome time and making me feel so welcome. Here's to 2010 being even better :thumbup:
by Buff
Fri Nov 13, 2009 4:56 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: So how was your 2009?
Replies: 7
Views: 690

So how was your 2009?

I picked this up off the Wilddogs forum. With the recession biting and retrenchments happening all around us, how has your year been? Give us some feedback. Here's a rundown of mine: Lows - A small health scare at the being of the year neccessiting an MRI scan but nothing else worth mentioning. Besi...
by Buff
Tue Nov 10, 2009 8:42 pm
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: 2009 Year End Function - Western Cape
Replies: 74
Views: 3276

Re: 2009 Year End Function - Western Cape

Hate to do this to you Thys but I'm going have to cancel due to other committments. Sorry about that, I would have loved to have been there.
by Buff
Thu Nov 05, 2009 11:21 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Uityndelik n SFA!!!
Replies: 10
Views: 592

Re: Uityndelik n SFA!!!

Let me get this right: You swopped your 2.7IFS for an SFA and a couple of bucks??? Dude, have you lost your marbles???? I love all Toyota's, but I don't think that's a swop I'd do in a hurry. But hey, each to his own, you obviously did it for a good reason. Best of luck, let us know how you cope wit...
by Buff
Mon Nov 02, 2009 9:13 am
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: 2009 Year End Function - Western Cape
Replies: 74
Views: 3276

Re: 2009 Year End Function - Western Cape

Heaven forbid we have to share our Xmas function with Landy drivers :sick:
Count me in, thx Thys.
by Buff
Fri Oct 30, 2009 11:30 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Makers of Tonneau Covers?
Replies: 12
Views: 1186

Re: Makers of Tonneau Covers?

Thanks Theunis. There's a couple of chancers out there as well. One oke on gumtree wants R750 for his 2003 cover :roll:
by Buff
Wed Oct 28, 2009 9:24 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Shocks
Replies: 4
Views: 284

Re: Shocks

I just replaced the shocks on my 2004 IFS with a set of Monroe Gas Magnum's and so far I'm very happy with them. They've given me a slightly stiffer ride but more importantly, they only cost me R1300 for the set of 4 :thumbup:
by Buff
Tue Oct 27, 2009 12:38 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Felix se 3.0 KZTE DC (2004)
Replies: 12
Views: 665

Re: Felix se 3.0 KZTE DC (2004)

Beautiful bakkie Felix, enjoy her !!!! :thumbup:
by Buff
Sat Oct 24, 2009 8:39 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Mayday, Mayday !!!! Help needed
Replies: 2
Views: 265

Re: Mayday, Mayday !!!! Help needed

Found it, thx. Google...
by Buff
Sat Oct 24, 2009 8:35 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Mayday, Mayday !!!! Help needed
Replies: 2
Views: 265

Mayday, Mayday !!!! Help needed

Hi guys,

Piesang was on his was to CT last night and stripped his diff. He's looking for Alan (Hoppy) cel number rather urgently. Can anyone help plz?
by Buff
Thu Oct 22, 2009 4:09 pm
Forum: Competitions
Topic: Hummer - Jeep SMS competition
Replies: 9
Views: 2932

Re: Hummer - Jeep SMS competition

Double drat :x :sick: I spent a ridiculous amount of money on that competition. I was sure that Jeep had my name written all over it :cry:
by Buff
Thu Oct 22, 2009 12:14 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Stunning Sticker Stuck
Replies: 22
Views: 993

Re: Stunning Sticker Stuck

LOL... I like the Vernon K sticker !!!! :lol:
by Buff
Thu Oct 22, 2009 11:48 am
Forum: Competitions
Topic: Hummer - Jeep SMS competition
Replies: 9
Views: 2932

Re: Hummer - Jeep SMS competition

I checked their webpage, still no announcement about a winner???

Anybody know who received an early Christmas present?
by Buff
Tue Oct 20, 2009 4:03 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Stunning Sticker Stuck
Replies: 22
Views: 993

Re: Stunning Sticker Stuck

Sticker.jpg
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by Buff
Tue Oct 20, 2009 2:57 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Makers of Tonneau Covers?
Replies: 12
Views: 1186

Re: Makers of Tonneau Covers?

Thx, chatted to him, recons they're marked as "discontinued" on the system so no stock available :x
by Buff
Tue Oct 20, 2009 2:46 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 2.2l vs 2.4l
Replies: 10
Views: 525

Re: 2.2l vs 2.4l

2.7i uber alles
by Buff
Tue Oct 20, 2009 2:32 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Electricity - what is the self-sufficient alternatives?
Replies: 21
Views: 844

Re: Electricity - what is the self-sufficient alternatives?

Sometimes we overlook the roll that our local munic plays in this fiasco. Take the time to read this. I'm not bashing anyone, just trying to put things into perspective. The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) indicated to Engineering News last week that it was not in a position to dr...
by Buff
Tue Oct 20, 2009 2:25 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Makers of Tonneau Covers?
Replies: 12
Views: 1186

Re: Makers of Tonneau Covers?

Hmmm... Flexi-cover quoted me R960 incl vat + R185 fitment.
Maybe I should try Toyota as well.
by Buff
Tue Oct 20, 2009 1:56 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Makers of Tonneau Covers?
Replies: 12
Views: 1186

Re: Makers of Tonneau Covers?

Scheet :thumbup: ... that piece of valuable information entitles you to 10 free rides on the custom made sand board I'm busy building for the next dune outing :lol:
by Buff
Tue Oct 20, 2009 12:25 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Makers of Tonneau Covers?
Replies: 12
Views: 1186

Makers of Tonneau Covers?

Hi Guys,

I've had no luck in finding a 2nd hand tonneau cover for my IFS D/C. Do any of you perhaps know of a manufacturer in or around CT that could perhaps make one for my bakkie?

Thanks
by Buff
Mon Oct 19, 2009 11:49 am
Forum: Trail Reports
Topic: Trail Report - Atlantis Dunes Octoberfest 2009
Replies: 35
Views: 3248

Re: Trail Report - Atlantis Dunes Octoberfest 2009

A few more on the Sand boarding side... action shots:

Guess what happens next !!!!
Boys_Atlantis_Oct09 166.jpg
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Michael having a huge OFF !!!
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Terron styling (Buff's navigator)... he enjoyed it so much he's now looking to buy an SFA.
Terron_Atlantis_Oct09 228.jpg
by Buff
Mon Oct 19, 2009 10:29 am
Forum: Trail Reports
Topic: Trail Report - Atlantis Dunes Octoberfest 2009
Replies: 35
Views: 3248

Re: Trail Report - Atlantis Dunes Octoberfest 2009

Queenrat and son tackling the dunes in a flatbed toyota :wink:
Atlantis_Oct09 243.JPG
by Buff
Sun Oct 18, 2009 5:57 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Your HILUX Pic - Only 1, no text!
Replies: 490
Views: 79124

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

My Luxie (Buck) on the dunes. Die Kaap bly maar lekker !!!
Atlantis_Oct09 379.JPG
by Buff
Sun Oct 18, 2009 5:48 pm
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: Octoberfest Club Outing - Atlantis Dunes
Replies: 139
Views: 5298

Re: Octoberfest Club Outing - Atlantis Dunes

A few more pics:
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Wipe out
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Dune charge #1 (sorry, not sure who this was)
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Dune charge #2 (sorry, not sure who this was)
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Hoppy's advice on 1st HR, foot flat managed to get me 1st place in the standards.
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Rooikappie (Lourens) navigating the Horse shoe.
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