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by pietpetoors
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Spot light recommendation
Replies: 11
Views: 241

Re: Spot light recommendation

I test many lights and these remain my favorite:
https://www.4x4direct.co.za/spotlights/ ... -of-2.html
Have them on my Hilux as well.
by pietpetoors
Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Aircon Compressor Pulley bearing replacement?
Replies: 28
Views: 323

Re: Aircon Compressor Pulley bearing replacement?

Depends on how loose it is. If the casing is worn much with very loose fit I doubt if loctite will hold it, the notches works better. If it is just loose with almost no play loctite will be good. If the casing is not damaged you can either just put it back as is or for safety apply some loctite if y...
by pietpetoors
Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Rear Bumper Mounting Bolts?
Replies: 8
Views: 131

Re: Rear Bumper Mounting Bolts?

I welded flat bar (angle iron will be better) on the inside of the bumper bracket underneath the chassis. This prevent the bumper bracket from moving up when you hit the tow bar on the ground. See https://www.hilux4x4.co.za/towbar-mod-IFS-hilux/index.php https://www.hilux4x4.co.za/towbar-mod-IFS-hil...
by pietpetoors
Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Aircon Compressor Pulley bearing replacement?
Replies: 28
Views: 323

Re: Aircon Compressor Pulley bearing replacement?

Where the ID of the bearing slides over the alu casing of the aircon, check for play there. If the bearing is stuck it tends to eat away the alu in which case the new bearing will not fit loosely. The aircon guy around the corner from me recons that when the bearing turns on the casing you need a ne...
by pietpetoors
Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Aircon Compressor Pulley bearing replacement?
Replies: 28
Views: 323

Re: Aircon Compressor Pulley bearing replacement?

Got mine from Bearing distributors in Vredenburg and I think they also ordered from JHB.
by pietpetoors
Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:29 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Aircon Compressor Pulley bearing replacement?
Replies: 28
Views: 323

Re: Aircon Compressor Pulley bearing replacement?

Stephan I had the issue with my aircon this year. It is very easy to replace the bearing. That bolt should not be difficult to get off, an impact wrench will help but It mine of just with a little impact from the palm of my hand on the wrench. Grinding noise most probably from the clutch which is wo...
by pietpetoors
Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:25 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Headlight ( low / high ) beam with turning light switch
Replies: 16
Views: 293

Re: Headlight ( low / high ) beam with turning light switch

What globes to you use? Standard old school globes or LED?
by pietpetoors
Fri Apr 05, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Calling all Sparkies - wiper issue
Replies: 13
Views: 501

Re: Calling all Sparkies - wiper issue

Thanx Andy, Did mine yesterday and for the first time since I bought my bakkie the wipers are working better.
I removed the wiper arms in order to properly get to the shafts.
by pietpetoors
Wed Apr 03, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4
Replies: 75
Views: 3412

Re: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4

Dankie julle, dis klomp nice fotos.

Thank you to each person who participated and to our supporters.

For those who weren't there , this is what the shirts looked like:
hilux-shirt.jpg
Hilux Club Shirt
by pietpetoors
Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Replacing shocks
Replies: 11
Views: 238

Re: Replacing shocks

Sometimes a bit harder to press down on a high vehicle like Hilux, so what I do is I put my back against the vehicle at rear wheel and quickly lift it on the wheel arch and leave it. Has the same effect.
by pietpetoors
Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4
Replies: 75
Views: 3412

Re: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4

Pleasure, eagerly awaiting some pics.
by pietpetoors
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4
Replies: 75
Views: 3412

Re: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4

Neil I emailed it to your work address.
by pietpetoors
Thu Mar 28, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4
Replies: 75
Views: 3412

Re: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4

Ronel received these 9 entries for Satruday.
Drivers' fees were paid this morning.

If we can get the 1 outstanding entry, we are ready for Saturday
drivers.JPG
RFAD Hilux Club Drivers list
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by pietpetoors
Wed Mar 27, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4
Replies: 75
Views: 3412

Re: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4

We are going to pay the driver entry fees now. If there is any driver who perhaps already paid directly to RFAD please let me know.
by pietpetoors
Wed Mar 27, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4
Replies: 75
Views: 3412

Re: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4

Thanx Johan, ek sien jy het al die baan gaan toets.

T-Shirts have been ordered and they promised to deliver it to Neil on Thursday.
by pietpetoors
Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4
Replies: 75
Views: 3412

Re: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4

I placed the order for shirts, everybody up to MCW who responded are included.
I also got some extras on XL and XXL so if somebody did not give his shirt size we will see if there is something which will fit them.
by pietpetoors
Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4
Replies: 75
Views: 3412

Re: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4

Ronel says she only received 3x entry forms so far. Will the rest please complete their forms and send it to either myself or Quentin. my email is pieter@4x4direct.co.za So far Ronell received Arne Lombard Martin Weideman Jacques Bothma I attached the form again for those who missed it Vehicle booki...
by pietpetoors
Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4
Replies: 75
Views: 3412

Re: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4

Thank you, I will have to place the order by 09h30 otherwise shirts will not be ready in time.
I think for those who have not responded I will sommer order some L and XL shirts and hope it fits them.
by pietpetoors
Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: KZTE Help needed
Replies: 5
Views: 149

Re: KZTE Help needed

Mine was stiff due to fanbelt which was not adjusted tight enough, but does not sound like you fiddled with the fanbelt.
You did not perhaps spill oil on the pulley?
Or if you did loosen the fanbelt, check that you adjusted it properly afterwards.
by pietpetoors
Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4
Replies: 75
Views: 3412

Re: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4

Yes please, driver and co driver
by pietpetoors
Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: composite cladding
Replies: 3
Views: 95

Re: composite cladding

Try Saplings in Strand, they supply hardware stores of Nutec products. I was looking for Nutec Victorian sheets and they gave me details of one of their clients who helped me.
021 931 2663
http://saplings.co.za/contact/

Did you phone online building distributors?
(021) 712 1550
by pietpetoors
Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4
Replies: 75
Views: 3412

Re: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4

Thank you for your response. Now that we have a full team, can everyone please post their shirt sizes?
by pietpetoors
Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: composite cladding
Replies: 3
Views: 95

Re: composite cladding

Must it be plastic? You can also use Nutec, they use it to build houses.
Get it at most hardware stores.

http://www.everite.co.za/EN/Content/Pag ... and-GROOVE
by pietpetoors
Fri Mar 15, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: die bostoe groep is 10 jaar oud
Replies: 2
Views: 88

Re: die bostoe groep is 10 jaar oud

Shoe die tyd vlieg.
by pietpetoors
Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Tips and Help on using the forum
Topic: PLEASE Update your email address
Replies: 0
Views: 146

PLEASE Update your email address

Will everyone please make sure the your correct email address is used in your profile. I just sent an email about the RFAD day and 379 emails bounced because the email address does not exist no more. To update your email, 1. look at the top right is your username, click the little arrow next to you...
by pietpetoors
Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4
Replies: 75
Views: 3412

Re: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4

As previously mentioned the entrance fee for drivers is sponsored. We need 2x more vehicles / drivers 1x vehicle back up team for if somebody cannot make it for some reason 4x Marshals for the obstacle ( at least 4 and if all drivers pitch the extra driver can help with marshalling.) Drivers: 1) Que...
by pietpetoors
Mon Mar 11, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4
Replies: 75
Views: 3412

Re: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4

Think we will first have to see if we can fill the team.
by pietpetoors
Wed Mar 06, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4
Replies: 75
Views: 3412

Re: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4

I have some good news for you. The Hilux Club and 4x4 Direct are going to do a combined sponsor. We will sponsor an obstacle at the event and we will sponsor the entrance fees for the participants in the Hilux Club Team. And if we can get the team full in time and get all pilots and co pilts shirt s...
by pietpetoors
Tue Mar 05, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Accessories for Sale
Topic: Front runner Load bars - R 2000
Replies: 3
Views: 1040

Re: Front runner Load bars - R 2000

Jy kan by 4x4 Direct ook koop: https://www.4x4direct.co.za/roof-rack-brackets-and-rails/9264-aluminium-slat-for-load-bar-1250mm.html of https://www.4x4direct.co.za/roof-rack-brackets-and-rails/9265-aluminium-slat-for-load-bar-1450mm.html en die brackets by https://www.4x4direct.co.za/roof-rack-brack...
by pietpetoors
Tue Mar 05, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: South Africa
Topic: Top Lodge
Replies: 0
Views: 488

Top Lodge

I received this by email. I have not been there but from the guy's description it sounds worth visiting for the guys in the area. Good day Mr. Pretorius:- You may not be familiar with Toplodge, but we are a small accommodation establishment in the Northern Drakensberg, accessible only by off-road 4x...
by pietpetoors
Tue Mar 05, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2.2 carburetor engine hard starting
Replies: 4
Views: 79

Re: 2.2 carburetor engine hard starting

Happens to many old carb engines. While standing the fuel in the float chamber evaporates. Next time you want to start it, the mechanical fuel pump must first fill the float chamber before it will start. A way around this is to convert to an electrical fuel pump. SO you can switch the car on, let th...
by pietpetoors
Sun Mar 03, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 1981 4WD Hilux RN Restoration
Replies: 11
Views: 612

Re: 1981 4WD Hilux RN Restoration

Welcome Stefan. Will be following your project, so please post updates as you continue.
by pietpetoors
Fri Feb 15, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Spares
Topic: FS : FRONT GREY CLOTH SEATS - From Toyota Hilux D4-D
Replies: 1
Views: 444

Re: FS : FRONT GREY CLOTH SEATS - From Toyota Hilux D4-D

Did you receive the PM I sent you?
by pietpetoors
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Pics of my Stallion
Replies: 16
Views: 453

Re: Pics of my Stallion

If it backfires through carb your timing is to fast, if it backfires through exhaust your timing is too slow.
by pietpetoors
Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: 2016 - on - Revo Shape Hilux
Topic: Why is this forum flooded with FORD adverts.
Replies: 15
Views: 459

Re: Why is this forum flooded with FORD adverts.

As thys said, ads are displayed according to your browsing history.

I also do not see those ads, so it must be a tapatalk thing.

The web site's latest template is mobile phone friendly so you do not really need Tapatalk to view the forum.
by pietpetoors
Tue Jan 22, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Mechanic in Cape Town
Replies: 9
Views: 568

Re: Mechanic in Cape Town

Francois at 4xLux, 64 Gemini street, Brackenfell. 021-982-8232
by pietpetoors
Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 22R Starter Motor Solenoid Switch Repair
Replies: 29
Views: 752

Re: 22R Starter Motor Solenoid Switch Repair

Auto Magneto also do rebuilds. I normally use them, they do good work.
by pietpetoors
Wed Jan 02, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Intermittent misfire
Replies: 44
Views: 3863

Re: Intermittent misfire

Start with the cheepest item, replace the spark plugs. If still there replace the plug leads, if still there let somebody check out the injectors.
by pietpetoors
Fri Dec 28, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 309
Views: 39045

Re: Long overdue project.

You will have to yes, we haven't seen the final product yet.
by pietpetoors
Fri Dec 28, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Rubberizing
Replies: 14
Views: 1045

Re: Rubberizing

Ja is jammer jy het gewag, myne was iets soos 6 maande later en hulle het dit oorgedoen.
by pietpetoors
Fri Dec 28, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: My New Bakkie
Replies: 12
Views: 919

Re: My New Bakkie

Congrats, new bakkie looks great
by pietpetoors
Fri Dec 28, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 309
Views: 39045

Re: Long overdue project.

Sorry to hear Roger. At least you know it is in good hands.
by pietpetoors
Mon Dec 24, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Rubberizing
Replies: 14
Views: 1045

Re: Rubberizing

Johan my trokkie sin het ook losgekom, maar dit was omdat die ou wat dit opgesit het nie die bak grof geskuur het voor hy dit aangesit het nie. Hulle moes dit aftrek en oordoen en hy het nooit weer losgekom. Het self ook jare terug 'n Golf bakkie gehad met dit op en die trokkie het hard gewerk. Die ...
by pietpetoors
Sat Dec 22, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Battery Terminal Clamps?
Replies: 3
Views: 163

Re: Battery Terminal Clamps?

Very good idea Andy, thanx for that one
by pietpetoors
Fri Dec 21, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Battery Terminal Clamps?
Replies: 3
Views: 163

Battery Terminal Clamps?

I see one get Brass battery terminal clamps and Zinc battery terminal clamps.

Which are the best?

We've been using brass all these years , what is the zinc for? Is it cheaper or better or why is there a zinc option?
by pietpetoors
Fri Dec 21, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Aircon Compressors rebuild in CPT?
Replies: 5
Views: 245

Re: Aircon Compressors rebuild in CPT?

Thanx, we did contact Macs yesterday. Seems like this aircon pump's spares are scarce.
by pietpetoors
Fri Dec 21, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Rubberizing
Replies: 14
Views: 1045

Re: Rubberizing

Dankie Marnus, daai maak sin
by pietpetoors
Thu Dec 20, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Rubberizing
Replies: 14
Views: 1045

Re: Rubberizing

Somebody did this Jeep's floor with something which I presume is a water base because the whole floor under the "rubberizing" is rusted. I presume they applied it to raw metal as I can see they welded in new plates. One thing I cannot understand is how a water based paint can prevent rust. It is lik...
by pietpetoors
Wed Dec 19, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Rubberizing
Replies: 14
Views: 1045

Re: Rubberizing

Thank you, will try a sample of durabak
by pietpetoors
Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Aircon Compressors rebuild in CPT?
Replies: 5
Views: 245

Re: Aircon Compressors rebuild in CPT?

Thanx a million
by pietpetoors
Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Aircon Compressors rebuild in CPT?
Replies: 5
Views: 245

Aircon Compressors rebuild in CPT?

Anybody knows of a reputable company in Cape Town who can remanufacture the trokkie's aircon? When I ask uncle Google he gives me companies mostly on the East Rand. I can replace the coil, bearing and clutch but it became so hot after the bearing failure that the plastic on the coil melted, so now I...
by pietpetoors
Mon Dec 17, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Rubberizing
Replies: 14
Views: 1045

Rubberizing

Where can I buy the same type of rubberizing which places like Rhino lining uses?

I want something which is the same soft rubbery stuff as Rhino lining.

Busy with a project which I cannot take to have rubberized so I want to do it myself.
by pietpetoors
Sun Dec 16, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: How far can I drive with a front CV boot throwing grease?
Replies: 9
Views: 480

Re: How far can I drive with a front CV boot throwing grease?

Depends on where it is leaking. Mine was leaking because the small clamp came loose. Fixed with strong cable tie and still going strong. If it leaks due to torn or cracked boot then it is a bigger problem. The CV does not like dust. If you drive on tar and hubs are un-locked, then CV does not turn, ...
by pietpetoors
Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Heating a bearing to fit it
Replies: 10
Views: 324

Re: Heating a bearing to fit it

Thank you Marnus
Will rather replace it. Each little noise now worries me.
by pietpetoors
Mon Dec 10, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Toyota recall to repair airbag light - Free
Replies: 40
Views: 6545

Re: Toyota recall to repair airbag light - Free

See these guys sells the spirals at R900.00 each and they have both those with steering controls and the one without steering controls. http://www.onlinecarparts.co.za/en/search?orderby=position&orderway=desc&search_query=hilux+spiral&submit_search=Search http://www.onlinecarparts.co.za/en/electrica...
by pietpetoors
Fri Dec 07, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: Prado 3.4 V6 in 2.7 Hilux
Replies: 40
Views: 2327

Re: Prado 3.4 V6 in 2.7 Hilux

I went for the Dictator because it is simpler, use less sensors, etc. It has not been tuned yet. It was installed, a 5VZ standard map installed and we went on holiday. Maybe one day I will get time to take it for tuning. I did play around with the timing and got rid of the ping. But I do not know wh...
by pietpetoors
Fri Dec 07, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Heating a bearing to fit it
Replies: 10
Views: 324

Re: Heating a bearing to fit it

Thank you. 302 degrees is not much , but I guess it should be enough to soften it.
by pietpetoors
Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Heating a bearing to fit it
Replies: 10
Views: 324

Heating a bearing to fit it

I recently fitted new bearings to the Touareg's front diff and heated it to fit it. The first one I heated too much and it became blue.
Will that definately cause it to fail?
by pietpetoors
Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: Prado 3.4 V6 in 2.7 Hilux
Replies: 40
Views: 2327

Re: Prado 3.4 V6 in 2.7 Hilux

Several people asked what the cost was. It is difficult to give exact figure because I had some other work done as well, like replacing all belts and tensioners, replacing crank oil seals, fixing heater radiator, etc. Here are some basics and note that you can also do it with the 3RZ box, then you s...

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