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by pietpetoors
Wed Jan 20, 2021 8:56 pm
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: radiator pipe replacement
Replies: 4
Views: 135

Re: radiator pipe replacement

If you have one of these pliers those are actually very good clamps.
Radiator cap must be right on top of the radiator.


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by pietpetoors
Wed Jan 20, 2021 8:51 pm
Forum: Anything Else for sale
Topic: Hilux 2700i Pre- Bullnose 3RZ-FE Engine for sale?
Replies: 6
Views: 405

Re: Hilux 2700i Pre- Bullnose 3RZ-FE Engine for sale?

If you rebuild it you know what you have. If you buy 2nd hand you never know what you get.
by pietpetoors
Wed Jan 20, 2021 8:48 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Compressor for air suspension for prado 150 2010 modelvx
Replies: 1
Views: 41

Re: Compressor for air suspension for prado 150 2010 modelvx

Phone Gremeltech in CPT, 021 511 4615 , they do air suspensions, maybe they have a replacement.
by pietpetoors
Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:40 pm
Forum: Accessories for Sale
Topic: Hilux SFA Bullbar for sale - R1000
Replies: 0
Views: 201

Hilux SFA Bullbar for sale - R1000

I have a bullbar for sale for SFA Hilux.
It is still in very good condition.
Still on vehicle, will take it off when sold.

Price - R1,000.00

I am in Langebaan but can arrange courier in RSA at an extra cost.

Send me a PM or contact me on 0834315841 if you are interested.
Hilux Bullbar
Hilux Bullbar
by pietpetoors
Sun Dec 27, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: J90 Prado radiator swop with Vigo Radiator
Replies: 14
Views: 1060

Re: J90 Prado radiator swop with Vigo Radiator

If it is 45mm longer does that mean that it will stick out under the cross member? Exposing it to damage while offroading? If it stick out under the cross member that is the only reason I can think of not using it.
by pietpetoors
Mon Dec 21, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: Pictures Only - Post a pic of your Hilux
Topic: My Bergskilpad
Replies: 3
Views: 254

Re: My Bergskilpad

Baie mooi, lekker om so ou een te sien wat nog gebruik word
by pietpetoors
Mon Dec 21, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: Camping gear, Trailers and Other Non-electronic Gadgets
Topic: National Luna Rant
Replies: 13
Views: 724

Re: National Luna Rant

Die een oom by ons wat yskaste regmaak reken die pypies van die NL roes juis lekker as die kas min gebruik word. Dus is min gebruik op 'n NL nie noodwendig beter nie.
by pietpetoors
Mon Dec 07, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Dealerships around JHB for selling "old" Prado - recommendations?
Replies: 3
Views: 535

Re: Dealerships around JHB for selling "old" Prado - recommendations?

A dealership will not give you much. They are not into buying 2nd hand cars. They will give you a slightly better price if your trade it in on something on which they can make a profit. You might get a better deal from webuycars.co.za. Post the details on their web site and they will give you a pric...
by pietpetoors
Thu Nov 19, 2020 5:52 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: D4d hilux brake light came on when pressing brake pedal
Replies: 2
Views: 203

Re: D4d hilux brake light came on when pressing brake pedal

I never worked on a D4D before, but I know some turbo diesels have a vacuum pump and do not draw vacuum from the manifold like petrol engines. If your D4D has a vacuum pump I will also check it out for a possible cause. Start with the vacuum lines like Andy suggested, it is the cheapest part to star...
by pietpetoors
Sun Nov 15, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Diff and Gearbox Filler Plug
Replies: 1
Views: 140

Diff and Gearbox Filler Plug

I changed all the oil on a SFA this week and the rear diff filler plug was damaged in the process to get it loose. The same happened with my 2.7's gearbox a while ago. Where I stay you wait for any parts you need, spare shops hardly keep anything in stock. We do however have a Bolts Galore 100 metre...
by pietpetoors
Sun Nov 15, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Converting Points to Electronic Ignition on 4y
Replies: 1
Views: 132

Converting Points to Electronic Ignition on 4y

I fitted a MrCarMan electronic ignition module to a 4y this week. The 4y did have a bit of a hesitation when you pull away, almost like a flat spot. After installing the McCarman the flat spot was gone. The engine is much more responsive with the McCarMan Electronic ignition system . This is actuall...
by pietpetoors
Tue Nov 03, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: CV Grease
Replies: 4
Views: 217

Re: CV Grease

Eerste keer ek hoor van verskillende grease vir verskillende CV. CV vat gewoonlik sulke swart MS grease
by pietpetoors
Tue Nov 03, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: unusual 2010 kun26 diff housing leak
Replies: 5
Views: 253

Re: unusual 2010 kun26 diff housing leak

Clean the housing in the area of the brace and inspect for possible cracks in the housing.
by pietpetoors
Wed Oct 21, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hilux KZTE popping out of first gear
Replies: 16
Views: 1257

Re: Hilux KZTE popping out of first gear

Same here, Mayfair Gearbox in Brackenfell rebuilt my KZ box and the problem has also been solved. Is a pleasure to drive it now.
by pietpetoors
Sun Oct 18, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Fitting new Riempies
Replies: 3
Views: 276

Re: Fitting new Riempies

Baie dankie Hennie. Dit maak sin.
by pietpetoors
Sat Oct 17, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Fitting new Riempies
Replies: 3
Views: 276

Fitting new Riempies

I am about to replace the riempies on an old chair. I see the article below refer to "hard" riempies which you have to soak first in order to get them soft. http://www.suzandy.co.uk/Riempie%20instructions.pdf I however bought soft white riempies, not the hard ones. Question now is, must I ...
by pietpetoors
Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:17 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: rear breaks
Replies: 6
Views: 206

Re: rear breaks

I found with new master sometimes an airlock in master. Dont pump wildly like most peoole do, press peddle slowly in, keep it there for 2 or 3 seconds, then release. On one of my vehicles that solved the problem
by pietpetoors
Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:16 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: rear breaks
Replies: 6
Views: 206

Re: rear breaks

Did you double and tripple check bleeding
by pietpetoors
Thu Oct 15, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: rear breaks
Replies: 6
Views: 206

Re: rear breaks

New shoes and new drums was supposed to fix it.
What happens when you tie the proportion valve up so the vehicle think that it is fully loaded. When fully loaded it will brake more at the rear.
by pietpetoors
Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: ABS Switch off in REVO
Replies: 5
Views: 210

Re: ABS Switch off in REVO

Agree with you, I do not like ABS on gravel road or while 4x4'ing either. If the diff lock switches off the ABS maybe that is where you should start looking. Maybe somehow send the same signal from the diff lock to the ABS so the ABS think that diff lock is on even if it is not. I think my Hilux (19...
by pietpetoors
Mon Oct 12, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: Participants post 30 Oct 2010 Most Hilux vehicles gathered
Replies: 451
Views: 29591

Re: Participants post 30 Oct 2010 Most Hilux vehicles gathered

Was looking at my sticker this weekend and realised that this year it is the Hilux's 50th aniversary.
by pietpetoors
Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2001 KZTE difflock not engaging
Replies: 8
Views: 314

Re: 2001 KZTE difflock not engaging

That is good news, you saved yourself a lot of money :thumbup:
by pietpetoors
Sun Sep 06, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: 31x10.5R15 BFGoodrich
Replies: 6
Views: 1108

Re: 31x10.5R15 BFGoodrich

Die een lyk meer eg, die ou het 'n FB bladsy ook

https://www.olx.co.za/item/311050-r15-b ... 1059923029
by pietpetoors
Sun Sep 06, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: 31x10.5R15 BFGoodrich
Replies: 6
Views: 1108

Re: 31x10.5R15 BFGoodrich

mmmmm, lyk soos 'n scam, kyk die bande in Kemptonpark is dieselfde foto, hy is net 90 grade gedraai

https://www.olx.co.za/item/31x1050r15-b ... 1063370154
by pietpetoors
Sun Sep 06, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: 31x10.5R15 BFGoodrich
Replies: 6
Views: 1108

Re: 31x10.5R15 BFGoodrich

Watse BF?

Daar is 'n ad vir A/T op OLX en die ou is in Arcadia

https://www.olx.co.za/item/31x1050r15-b ... 1063370140
by pietpetoors
Sat Aug 29, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New owner of an old Hilux. going to take on Africa
Replies: 32
Views: 2080

Re: New owner of an old Hilux. going to take on Africa

Hier is so ander ou op die forum, George , Hy het in 2012 Afrika getoer met sy standaard 2.7 Hilux. Hy kan vir jou nogal baie advies gee. George het intussen 'n Prado eienaar geword, maar elke keer wat hy verby my Hilux loop sien ek steeds so leë, hartseer uitdrukking op sy gesig. Ek sal hom bietjie...
by pietpetoors
Sat Aug 29, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New owner of an old Hilux. going to take on Africa
Replies: 32
Views: 2080

Re: New owner of an old Hilux. going to take on Africa

Jou trokkie het klaar die regte bande op en sy kilos is eintlik laag, ek het my trokkie in 2007 gekoop met 340k km op.
Sy raak nou so amper aan 500k km
by pietpetoors
Sat Aug 29, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New owner of an old Hilux. going to take on Africa
Replies: 32
Views: 2080

Re: New owner of an old Hilux. going to take on Africa

Nee jy het beslis nie die enjin nodig nie. Daar is niks fout met 'n 2.7 nie. Ek het dit net gedoen omdat karre, groot enjins en 'n diep brul een van my passies in die lewe is. Net so standaard is daar niks fout met 'n 2.7 as toervoertuig nie. Soos reeds genoem is opdraendes en sleep wat hom onderkry...
by pietpetoors
Fri Aug 28, 2020 10:08 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: KZTE Engine not switching off
Replies: 5
Views: 251

Re: KZTE Engine not switching off

Danie het jy al vir Benja by Mortimer in Vredenburg gevra, hy het baie kennis van Hiluxe. Soos Andy sê, diesel het nie krag nodig om te loop. In die ou dae het jy 'n diesel doodgemaak met 'n kabel wat jy getrek het wat die brandstof op die pomp afgesny het, vandag doen 'n solonoid daai werk. Ek dink...
by pietpetoors
Fri Aug 28, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Missing Bolt
Replies: 2
Views: 162

Re: Missing Bolt

Sorry see the pic now. Do you perhaps have one of the others? Take it to a Bolt and Nut shop and ask them for a simular high tensile replacement. Will probably be a M10 with 1.25 pitch. Only difference is the original will take a 14 spanner and the replacement will take a 17 spanner.
by pietpetoors
Fri Aug 28, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Missing Bolt
Replies: 2
Views: 162

Re: Missing Bolt

which bolt?
by pietpetoors
Fri Aug 28, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New owner of an old Hilux. going to take on Africa
Replies: 32
Views: 2080

Re: New owner of an old Hilux. going to take on Africa

Nick my 3.4 Prado enjin gee vir my selfde verbruik as die 2.7 , met net meer krag. Daar is wel 'n verskilletjie en dit is op hoë spoed bly my verbruik min of meer dieselfde waar op 'n 2.7 val hy na 5km/l as jy 150 ry, maar dit is nie wat jy doen as jy toer nie. Vir 'n toervoertuig is die 2.7 seker d...
by pietpetoors
Fri Aug 28, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Wanted : Extended Shackels for 2009 Hilux Vigo
Replies: 1
Views: 342

Re: Wanted : Extended Shackels for 2009 Hilux Vigo

Might as well get a new set from 4x4 Direct then you have greasable shackles and new bushes:
https://4x4direct.co.za/extended-shackl ... shape.html
by pietpetoors
Fri Aug 21, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 1981 4WD Hilux RN Restoration
Replies: 19
Views: 1823

Re: 1981 4WD Hilux RN Restoration

I also had a spare wheel tank but took it out, takes ages to fill
by pietpetoors
Sun Aug 02, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: Spares
Topic: Hilux (3RZ) 4x4 Front discs - Ferrodo - R1000 neg. SOLD
Replies: 10
Views: 1822

Re: Hilux (3RZ) 4x4 Front discs - Ferrodo - R1000 neg.

Not sure, I sent Steve a PM to say I want to take it but he have not read it yet.
by pietpetoors
Sat Aug 01, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Rust Converter Removal From Paint
Replies: 2
Views: 153

Re: Rust Converter Removal From Paint

Try turpentine or parafin or petrol.
I took mine off with turpentine

If this do not work get Autosol
by pietpetoors
Thu Jul 30, 2020 8:02 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Monroe VS KYB
Replies: 7
Views: 297

Re: Monroe VS KYB

It is worth investigating, I did a Google search and saw some good things about KYB, is just not well known in South Africa.
by pietpetoors
Wed Jul 29, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: Spares
Topic: Hilux (3RZ) 4x4 Front discs - Ferrodo - R1000 neg. SOLD
Replies: 10
Views: 1822

Re: Hilux (3RZ) 4x4 Front discs - Ferrodo - R1000 neg.

Good to "see" you again Steve, I sent you a pm
by pietpetoors
Wed Jul 29, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Monroe VS KYB
Replies: 7
Views: 297

Re: Monroe VS KYB

First time I hear of KYB, I currently have Monroe and do not have problems.
by pietpetoors
Sun Jul 19, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Vigo diff olielek
Replies: 13
Views: 784

Re: Vigo diff olielek

Bly jy kon dit regkry.
Mens kan soms darem lank soek na 'n klein foutjie.
by pietpetoors
Thu Jul 16, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: 2000 Prado 3.4 v6 R90000 SOLD
Replies: 8
Views: 806

Re: 2000 Prado 3.4 v6 R90000 for sale

Andy, courier will cost you about R5k
by pietpetoors
Mon Jul 13, 2020 10:12 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Missing/Loose Vacuum Hoses on 2700i Engine
Replies: 20
Views: 4537

Re: Missing/Loose Vacuum Hoses on 2700i Engine

If it is the metal pipe, the one goes to the fuel tank's breather and I think the other is just an open end breather for the canister. My vehicle not with me today.
by pietpetoors
Mon Jul 13, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Missing/Loose Vacuum Hoses on 2700i Engine
Replies: 20
Views: 4537

Re: Missing/Loose Vacuum Hoses on 2700i Engine

That canister is the carbon canister which only get rid of the petrol fumes in the petrol tank and run them through the engine. Mine was disconnected it for a long time. The first thing to start with is just plug all open vacuum holes. A short piece of pipe with a bolt in works well. If the engine s...
by pietpetoors
Thu Jun 18, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: Recovery Equipment
Topic: Compressor recommendations
Replies: 4
Views: 515

Re: Compressor recommendations

Our 180 l/min ammo box compressors are back in stock:

https://4x4direct.co.za/tyre-care/9234- ... 61683.html

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by pietpetoors
Sun Jun 14, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2003 D/Cab Rear Diff Lock Problems (KZTE 4x4)
Replies: 41
Views: 7406

Re: 2003 D/Cab Rear Diff Lock Problems (KZTE 4x4)

Did anybody find a solution to the 1999-2005 Hilux diff lock which does not disengage? I changed my motor and I cleaned the mechanism inside the diff. I though the problem was fixed, for more than a year now, but today it got stuck again. Only way I could get it unlocked was to jack up the left rear...
by pietpetoors
Fri Jun 12, 2020 7:54 am
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: 12V Lights
Replies: 191
Views: 24484

Re: 12V Lights

The solar lights are noce, I love the idea that you just screw them on a wall and they work, no wiring or anything. Makes it much easier to light up your area. What is also awesome about some of them is the day / night function, so after you installed it you forget about them, they just go on and of...
by pietpetoors
Fri Jun 12, 2020 7:52 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What are you doing during Lockdown? Show your projects.
Replies: 61
Views: 2798

Re: What are you doing during Lockdown? Show your projects.

That is very cool Andy.

Tristan I like your bumper. Going to look awesome when done.
by pietpetoors
Thu Jun 11, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What are you doing during Lockdown? Show your projects.
Replies: 61
Views: 2798

Re: What are you doing during Lockdown? Show your projects.

weather vane?

So if it turns it means the wind is blowing?

If water drips from it, it means it is raining?
by pietpetoors
Fri Jun 05, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Back to the Forum
Replies: 4
Views: 330

Re: Back to the Forum

That is good news, welcome back
by pietpetoors
Tue Jun 02, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: 12V Lights
Replies: 191
Views: 24484

Re: 12V Lights

Thanx Andy, that is a very good price.
by pietpetoors
Mon Jun 01, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Front Diff
Replies: 4
Views: 278

Re: Front Diff

In the video below the guy shows the method I used on my Treg

https://youtu.be/FQdb5it7eJQ?t=75
by pietpetoors
Mon Jun 01, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Front Diff
Replies: 4
Views: 278

Re: Front Diff

Or you can buy such a bearing ouller kit from Adendorfs, it is super handy

https://www.adendorff.co.za/product/mac ... rator-kit/

https://youtu.be/bZH3d8fBrOg
by pietpetoors
Mon Jun 01, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Front Diff
Replies: 4
Views: 278

Re: Front Diff

On my old Touareg I had to cut it with a baby grinder on 2 sides until almost through and then hit it with a chisel to split it.
by pietpetoors
Mon Jun 01, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Thank you
Replies: 8
Views: 1165

Re: Thank you

Nice trokkie. We get good feedback from the WildDog bumpers. They streamlined and not as thick as many of the others. Johan at our Vredenburg branch also fitted one to his Prado 120. I am sure these are not going to have such a big effect on the fuel consumption. https://4x4direct.co.za/hilux-and-fo...
by pietpetoors
Fri May 29, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Cleaning of Throttle Bodies on Electrically Injected Engines
Replies: 16
Views: 815

Re: Cleaning of Throttle Bodies on Electrically Injected Engines

Nowadays you get special MAF sensor cleaners, our Autozone sells some. I've always usued carb cleaner until I saw these at Autozone. Used the MAF sensor cleaner the last time. Cannot say that it makes a difference. https://ggstore.co.za/product/crc-sensor-clean-mass-airflow-11wtoz-325/ A couple of y...
by pietpetoors
Sun May 24, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: IFS Control arm bushes
Replies: 6
Views: 307

Re: IFS Control arm bushes

Bestel maar solank twee van daai boute by Toyota.

Kanse goed dat hulle afgesny gaan word.
by pietpetoors
Sat May 23, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Mini fridge for camping
Replies: 6
Views: 351

Re: Mini fridge for camping

The cheapies you refer to are probably those heat exchanger coolers and not a fridge. They are noisy and not very effective. I camped for many many years with a cooler box and ice. A coolerbox like a coleman with some ice will keep everything cool for a weekend. I take 500ml water or coldrink bottle...
by pietpetoors
Sat May 23, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: IFS Control arm bushes
Replies: 6
Views: 307

Re: IFS Control arm bushes

Ek het myne by Supa Quick laat doen lank terug. Lower control arm se voorste bush is 'n probleem. Daar is daai bout met so off centre kop wat jy gebruik om die allignment te stel, soms roes hy vas in die bush. Dan is daar ook een van die bushes wat so moeilik uitkom dat die ouens hom soms uit brand ...

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