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by pietpetoors
Tue Sep 17, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Tips to prevent uric acid disease/ GOUT
Replies: 16
Views: 1287

Re: Tips to prevent uric acid disease/ GOUT

I used to get "gout" attacks each winter when all my friends go hunting and bring back Wildsbiltong. Later on I believed it was the veal and stopped eating that. After seferal years of suffering my wife read a book and read something about Chilblains. I stopped walking kaalvoet in the winter morning...
by pietpetoors
Sun Sep 01, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: .
Replies: 5
Views: 342

Re: kuifkopvisvanger 13-16 Des - Year end - getalle nodig by 6 Sept asb

Tertius is dit die plek naby Velddrif?

https://m.kuifkop.co.za/contact-us/
by pietpetoors
Thu Aug 01, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: Weber retroject as EFI option?
Replies: 22
Views: 2320

Re: Weber retroject as EFI option?

I imported a 38/38 Retrojet for my L28 . Haven't fitted it yet, but I did get 2x extra which I now have stock at our Vredenburg store. I did not get the wire harness, the price was a bit crazy. You will need a basic Dictator to run it. Available at: https://4x4direct.co.za/online-only/9425-retroject...
by pietpetoors
Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: 130 corolla 2e recon
Replies: 6
Views: 335

Re: 130 corolla 2e recon

What I normally do to get an idea of what is reasonable is to get a quote for spares and machine work. Get a quote from Autozone or Midas for: 4x pistons 1x ring set (Note with some cars you get piston and ring sets complete) 1x main bearing set 1x big end bearing set 1x full gasket set - Victor Rei...
by pietpetoors
Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: 130 corolla 2e recon
Replies: 6
Views: 335

Re: 130 corolla 2e recon

6k is very cheap.
If you do it, do it properly, otherwise you will just have to do it again soon.

If you say the guy's quote includes replacing a dodgy crank, does that mean you already stripped the motor?
by pietpetoors
Thu Jul 18, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.
Replies: 43
Views: 2029

Re: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.

Shoe, dankie dat jy dit gedeel het. Dit lyk na 'n baie lekker trip.
Baie goeie verslag.
by pietpetoors
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: KZTE electrical gremlin
Replies: 3
Views: 131

Re: KZTE electrical gremlin

Tumelo on the forum's KZ almost caught fire due to the roof light. I am not sure what the cause was of his problem but it did start at the roof light. Wort stripping out the roof light and start looking there.
by pietpetoors
Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Continental tyres
Replies: 2
Views: 153

Re: Continental tyres

No experience with Conti , but also get a price on Yokohoma Geolander G15 , they not much expensive. I have it on my Touareg and is impressed with it. Did many gravel miles and so far no punctures. Many people say a T-reg eats a set of tyres within 40k km, the tyres now did 20k tyres and still have ...
by pietpetoors
Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: V6 VVTi Filter
Replies: 5
Views: 247

V6 VVTi Filter

Saw something interresting today.

How many of you knew that a VVTi has a oil filter on the head which filters the oil for the VVTi system?

This video shows it for some Toyota 4 cylinder but apparently the V6 has the same.

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by pietpetoors
Sun Jun 02, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: Prado 3.4 V6 in 2.7 Hilux
Replies: 47
Views: 3089

Re: Prado 3.4 V6 in 2.7 Hilux

Ha Ha, Eric, I have considered it. If I ever have to buy a station wagon it will be a Prado 90.
I just cannot stand rattles and having all my camping stuff rattling in the back is why I still be prefer the Hilux.
by pietpetoors
Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Interesting video
Replies: 2
Views: 166

Re: Interesting video

Interresting. Now I know why my mom's 2.4 camry uses oil. Thanx Andy
by pietpetoors
Fri May 31, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: Prado 3.4 V6 in 2.7 Hilux
Replies: 47
Views: 3089

Re: Prado 3.4 V6 in 2.7 Hilux

How is the 5vz going?
Still an absolute pleasure to drive. Best thing I ever did to my Hilux.
by pietpetoors
Sun May 26, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: Prado 3.4 V6 in 2.7 Hilux
Replies: 47
Views: 3089

Re: Prado 3.4 V6 in 2.7 Hilux

Havent seen you for a while Steve. Seems like you have a collection of 80 Cruizers now, how do you choose which one to use?
by pietpetoors
Thu May 09, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: ARE BOSCH BRAKE PADS GOOD
Replies: 16
Views: 1380

Re: ARE BOSCH BRAKE PADS GOOD

mmmmm, my 1999 Hilux's brakes are always screeming. Was worst with Feredos and still there with ATE.

Maybe I should try these softies and see if it solve the screeming problem.
by pietpetoors
Thu May 09, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Wat is die naam van jou HILUX
Replies: 320
Views: 65849

Re: Wat is die naam van jou HILUX

Groenie
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by pietpetoors
Tue Apr 30, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Proverbs, paste your favorites.
Replies: 216
Views: 10697

Re: Proverbs, paste your favorites.

teach treat you.jpg
by pietpetoors
Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Uiteindelik...
Replies: 14
Views: 512

Re: Uiteindelik...

Net so bietjie terugvoer vir jou, ek het die snorkel wat ek op die Fortuner gehad het so 5 jaar terug by jou nog in Langebaan kom koop en laat opsit en die ding het nog soos nuut gelyk toe ek die wa verkoop het. Baie impressed! :thumbup: :thumbup: Altyd lekker om sulke goed te hoor, dankie. :thumbup:
by pietpetoors
Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Uiteindelik...
Replies: 14
Views: 512

Re: Uiteindelik...

Baie geluk, hy lyk nog mooi
by pietpetoors
Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: Prado 3.4 V6 in 2.7 Hilux
Replies: 47
Views: 3089

Re: Prado 3.4 V6 in 2.7 Hilux

My old 3RZ is for sale now.
The price is R25k
Comes complete with computer and coils.

See
https://www.hilux4x4.co.za/views/viewto ... 32&t=44137
by pietpetoors
Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Spares
Topic: 3RZ 2.7 engine for sale R25,000.00
Replies: 0
Views: 210

3RZ 2.7 engine for sale R25,000.00

Selling my 3RZ , 2.7 Hilux engine. Is in good running condition. Comes complete with computer box, coils, starter, alternator, power steering pump. The Sachs clutch on it have not done 100k km yet, so is still good. I bought this engine in 2012 and according to the seller at the time it had 98k km o...
by pietpetoors
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Spot light recommendation
Replies: 11
Views: 401

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: 623

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: 227

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: 623

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: 623

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: 623

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: 427

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: 645

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: 4532

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: 349

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: 4532

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: 4532

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: 4532

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
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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: 4532

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: 4532

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: 4532

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: 4532

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: 4532

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: 212

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: 4532

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: 165

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: 4532

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: 165

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: 139

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: 398

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: 4532

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: 4532

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: 4532

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: 1137

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: 1865

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: 123

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: 747

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 - SOLD
Replies: 5
Views: 1375

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: 529

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: 600

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: 639

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: 892

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: 4124

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: 41303

Re: Long overdue project.

You will have to yes, we haven't seen the final product yet.

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