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by yotaman
Wed Sep 19, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Availability of 'Connect it' fittings
Replies: 12
Views: 415

Re: Availability of 'Connect it' fittings

Thanks Pieter, I greatly appreciate the effort. Martiens thanks to you too for the heads up, I'm bound to make contact for welding!
by yotaman
Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Availability of 'Connect it' fittings
Replies: 12
Views: 415

Availability of 'Connect it' fittings

I'm aware that the Direct 4x4 branches stock 'connect it' fittings, but without ordering online, is there someone who knows where one can get them off the shelve in the George/Mosselbay region?
by yotaman
Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:01 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 3.0 D4D Clutch Problem
Replies: 81
Views: 31588

Re: 3.0 D4D Clutch Problem

Dit is terugvoer, uitruil van ondervindings en die deel van advies soos in hierdie draad, wat die Hilux 4x4 forum so aangenaam maak! Thanks to all :thumbup:
by yotaman
Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:55 am
Forum: Fortuner
Topic: Exhaust Mod/decat
Replies: 0
Views: 431

Exhaust Mod/decat

I would be most grateful If someone could refer me to an experienced person or place for a "decat removal operation" on my D4D in the West Rand area.
by yotaman
Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:28 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: First Time Welder Purchaser - Advice Needed!
Replies: 34
Views: 1302

Re: First Time Welder Purchaser - Advice Needed!

Where there is a will there is a way! :think: :thumbup:
by yotaman
Thu Jul 05, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Anything Else for sale
Topic: Ruger M77 Mkll .338 Win Mag with ton of Extras R17k
Replies: 1
Views: 612

Re: Ruger M77 Mkll .338 Win Mag with ton of Extras R17k

Good buy for someone who wants to shoot anything from Impala (with the right load) to Eland at ranges up to 500 meters and beyond with confidence. The 338 is such an adaptable caliber, I'll never get rid of mine
by yotaman
Sun Jul 01, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: Nissan 1400 Bakkie SOLD
Replies: 2
Views: 429

Re: Nissan 1400 Bakkie

Hi Jukaki thanks, I've just sold it for for R47K.
by yotaman
Sun Jul 01, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: Nissan 1400 Bakkie SOLD
Replies: 2
Views: 429

Nissan 1400 Bakkie SOLD

For sale: Nissan 1400 bakkie 1992 (Delux edition). Completely standard and in beautiful honest condition. 5 speed No rust and accident free No diff humming and no oil leaks No cracked dash Low mileage Engine runs like a Swiss watch. Service history and original owners manual. Radio Just been servic...
by yotaman
Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Trailers and Caravans
Topic: Trailer - SOLD
Replies: 0
Views: 578

Trailer - SOLD

Galvanized and super light! Made by Echo trailers. Can be used for Quad bike, bike or general use. Recently rewired and tires are still good. License and registration up to date. Licensed up to April 2019. Comes with integrated ride on ramps for easy loading of bikes or quad.

R7500.00
by yotaman
Sun May 27, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: B Class merc
Replies: 16
Views: 754

Re: B Class merc

All the above comments and advice make sense and have some logic. A female work friend had a B class and she was frowned upon many times for coming to work late. I later discovered when becoming involved due to her habitual tardiness that it really was her unreliable transport. She had endless probl...
by yotaman
Sun May 27, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Catch Can - Where to Find?
Replies: 7
Views: 405

Re: Catch Can - Where to Find?

Gotcha, thanks for the advice Ryan
by yotaman
Fri May 25, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Catch Can - Where to Find?
Replies: 7
Views: 405

Re: Catch Can - Where to Find?

I have installed one on my D4D. It is similar to the one from Mr Turbo. The only issue was it had an inlet and out let right next to one another. I extended the inlet with some copper tube and then put a bunch or steel scourer into the camber. Seems to be working well Hi Ryan, kindly tell me where ...
by yotaman
Fri May 25, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Stolen Hiluxes
Topic: Removing Fuse
Replies: 19
Views: 1093

Re: Removing Fuse

Thanks for the heads up. I'm terrified every time I park my beloved 1400 Nissan. It has a fuel cut off and gear lock installed but I'm not yet satisfied and looking to install a 3rd additional deterrent/device.
by yotaman
Fri May 25, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: Stolen Hiluxes
Topic: Removing Fuse
Replies: 19
Views: 1093

Re: Removing Fuse

StuckInTheMudd wrote:
Wed May 16, 2018 7:56 am
Fair enough. I've ordered it. Let's see how it works...
I'm watching this with interest. Would be mighty nice if you could give feedback, i.e. how strong / durable the unit is.
by yotaman
Thu May 24, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Botswana 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1749

Re: Botswana 2018

Some nice pics and reporting so far George
by yotaman
Thu May 24, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Catch Can - Where to Find?
Replies: 7
Views: 405

Re: Catch Can - Where to Find?

Many thanks Choppies!
by yotaman
Wed May 23, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Catch Can - Where to Find?
Replies: 7
Views: 405

Catch Can - Where to Find?

Grateful if someone can direct me to where I would be able to get my hands on a good quality Catch Can. I'm committed to fit one to my D4D's system.
by yotaman
Wed May 23, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 3.0 D4-D problem
Replies: 7
Views: 761

Re: 3.0 D4-D problem

Hope you got sorted. Interested to know what the outcome was?
by yotaman
Wed May 23, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: Botswana 2018 Trip
Replies: 2
Views: 450

Re: Botswana 2018 Trip

Nog nie daar gewees nie maar definitief op my lys vir die toekoms. Geniet dit en ons sien uit na n trip report.
by yotaman
Fri May 11, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: Accessories for Sale
Topic: 4x4 bumper
Replies: 3
Views: 935

Re: 4x4 bumper

I might also be interested to buy subject to seeing the pictures of course.
by yotaman
Tue Apr 24, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: What mileage on your 3.0 D4D
Replies: 57
Views: 5236

Re: What mileage on your 3.0 D4D

Sold my new 2.4 GD6 D/C 4x4 due to gearbox issues and other frustrations and bought a 2010 Tuna with 105000 Km's in mint condition. So far done 5 trips from the West rand down to Mosselbay with no problems (121000 Km's), it runs like a Swiss clock watch. Comparing the gearbox actions between the D4D...
by yotaman
Thu Apr 05, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Anything Else for sale
Topic: Sightron Rifle Scope 3-9 x 40 for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 589

Re: Sightron Rifle Scope 3-9 x 40 for sale

Mud Dog wrote:
Thu Apr 05, 2018 11:28 am
No price - it's for free! :D:
Ops! corrected thanks Andy! :thumbup:
by yotaman
Thu Apr 05, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Anything Else for sale
Topic: Sightron Rifle Scope 3-9 x 40 for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 589

Sightron Rifle Scope 3-9 x 40 for sale

Sightron S1 hunting scope 3-9 x 40. (SI-TAC HHR) This scope is like new and has the Hunting Hold over reticle. Like all Sightron scopes, it has a lifetime warranty, water, shock and fog proof, fully multi coated lenses, precision reticle and tracking. Excellent quality and good glass and ideal for b...
by yotaman
Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: Anything Else for sale
Topic: Bike jacket and helmet - SOLD
Replies: 7
Views: 654

Re: Bike jacket and helmet - SOLD

Will do thanks Andy.
by yotaman
Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Anything Else for sale
Topic: Bike jacket and helmet - SOLD
Replies: 7
Views: 654

Re: Bike jacket and helmet

SOLD to Andy.
by yotaman
Thu Apr 05, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Anything Else for sale
Topic: Bike jacket and helmet - SOLD
Replies: 7
Views: 654

Re: Bike jacket and helmet

Bump! - Price adjusted
by yotaman
Mon Apr 02, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: Anything Else for sale
Topic: Clearing out unused stuff
Replies: 4
Views: 857

Re: Clearing out unused stuff

Hi Marnus, I'm in Randfontein
by yotaman
Sat Mar 31, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Camping and Outdoor
Topic: 4 sale Coleman Kerosene Lantern (single mantle)
Replies: 2
Views: 566

Re: 4 sale Coleman Kerosene Lantern (single mantle)

True Dawie they are really special but quite expensive. These are things that really last a lifetime if looked after.
by yotaman
Sat Mar 31, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: Anything Else for sale
Topic: Clearing out unused stuff
Replies: 4
Views: 857

Re: Clearing out unused stuff

Hi yes Andy thanks, I'm kinda sad to let it go but I'm scaling down a lot as I prepare for retirement down by the sea.
by yotaman
Fri Mar 30, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Anything Else for sale
Topic: 4 sale: Hippo Skin
Replies: 0
Views: 770

4 sale: Hippo Skin

A piece of Hippo skin for sale. The Hippo was hunted +- 56 years ago in the Northern areas of Moz. It is quite unique and a fantastic conversation piece for the man cave, bar or braai area. The light colour is purely as a result of dust as it was in storage for many decades. When cleaned it is much ...
by yotaman
Fri Mar 30, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Anything Else for sale
Topic: Oxen yoke (juk) for sale. Clearing out some stuff!
Replies: 0
Views: 723

Oxen yoke (juk) for sale. Clearing out some stuff!

This ox yoke is antique! A decorative piece that would look stunning in the man cave, bar, braai etc. R1800.00 onco.
It is approximately 1.7m in lenght.
by yotaman
Fri Mar 30, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Anything Else for sale
Topic: Bike jacket and helmet - SOLD
Replies: 7
Views: 654

Bike jacket and helmet - SOLD

Almost brand new Bike Jacket (3 piece, can be customized for summer, winter and/or rain/waterproof) with integrated shoulder, elbow and back protectors. Made by " Perfect" size L. It comes with ventilated full face Mars helmet, size L (59-60cm) - R 750.00 for all!
by yotaman
Fri Mar 30, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: Anything Else for sale
Topic: Clearing out unused stuff
Replies: 4
Views: 857

Clearing out unused stuff

Oxy Acetylene pack in good working condition: R 1600.00 - SOLD
Old fashion 12volt fan. It works a treat and presents a bit of nostalgia: R 150.00
by yotaman
Fri Mar 30, 2018 5:26 am
Forum: Camping and Outdoor
Topic: 4 sale Coleman Kerosene Lantern (single mantle)
Replies: 2
Views: 566

4 sale Coleman Kerosene Lantern (single mantle)

Used once on a trip to the Rightersveld many many moons ago! The lamp was in storage since then and I have no use for it. The lamp is like new in mint condition and comes in original box and accessories incl. two mantles. These lamps are special and are just oozing with character. I'm selling it for...
by yotaman
Thu Mar 29, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Accessories for Sale
Topic: Selling some unused accessories
Replies: 7
Views: 1000

Re: Selling some unused accessories

Jerry can combo deal sold to Mud Dog
Freezer Slide sold to Pietpetoors - Sorry Pieter will not be visiting a 4x4Direct store in a hurry

Banking details PM'd to you both

Ammo boxes still available
by yotaman
Wed Mar 28, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Accessories for Sale
Topic: Selling some unused accessories
Replies: 7
Views: 1000

Re: Selling some unused accessories

Everything still available and I'm in Randfontein/west Rand
Ammo crates 1st response "StuckintheMud". 2nd Nick S
Jerry can deal. 1st Mud dog - 2nd Choppies. (Mud dog yes it may be too far for you).
by yotaman
Tue Mar 27, 2018 11:39 pm
Forum: Accessories for Sale
Topic: Selling some unused accessories
Replies: 7
Views: 1000

Selling some unused accessories

1. Double lockable Jerry Can Holder by Front Runner with two steel Jerry cans combo - R600 (buy this combo and get an extra jerry can free) SOLD to Mud Dog 2. Fridge slider by Front Runner in excellent working order R1000 - perfect for 40 lt Engel - SOLD to Pietpetoors 3. Two steel ammo boxes R80 each
by yotaman
Mon Oct 02, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Perfect Integrated Steel Bumper
Replies: 4
Views: 1089

Re: Perfect Integrated Steel Bumper

Thanks guys. Knuppel thanks for the details of a possible lead
by yotaman
Sun Oct 01, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Perfect Integrated Steel Bumper
Replies: 4
Views: 1089

Perfect Integrated Steel Bumper

Hi guys is there anyone out there who could tell me who manufactures or supply this Perfect Integrated Steel Bumper. What make is it? :beg:
by yotaman
Tue Sep 19, 2017 7:31 am
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: Hilux te koop
Replies: 6
Views: 2333

Re: Hilux te koop

Ek't reg gekom dankie
by yotaman
Sat Sep 16, 2017 6:07 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: I THINK TOYOTA MUST BE WORRIED
Replies: 31
Views: 3609

Re: I THINK TOYOTA MUST BE WORRIED

Hierbo word genoem dat die Fortuner nie so lekker op grondpad ry nie - yeah right! Ek het so pas van my "lekker" Revo ontslae geraak en is nou in die proses soekende na n lae kms Vigo 4x4 D4D of Fortuner. Het so pas n baie goeie 2013 Fortuner gery met n opsie om te koop en is werklik beindruk. Krag ...
by yotaman
Sat Sep 16, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: Hilux te koop
Replies: 6
Views: 2333

Re: Hilux te koop

Nog te koop?
by yotaman
Sat Aug 12, 2017 9:56 am
Forum: Electronic Gadgets and Radios
Topic: Replacement Radio unit
Replies: 1
Views: 1097

Replacement Radio unit

Thinking of replacing the radio unit in my 2.4 GD6 with a proper Touch Screen (full house / Android) aftermarket unit. Autostyle in Jhb sell these " 2016 Toyota Hilux" units for R7K. Are they any good? Your comments or advice would be greatly appreciated
by yotaman
Fri Aug 04, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Hier gaan ons alweer....
Replies: 44
Views: 7067

Re: Hier gaan ons alweer....

Well, this is nice. Party mense laat dit so maklik lyk! Bleddie well done!
by yotaman
Fri Feb 10, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Hilux Revo Accessories Thread
Replies: 26
Views: 2522

Re: Hilux Revo Accessories Thread

Looks really good. No high lift jack ports?
by yotaman
Tue Jan 10, 2017 1:27 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 2.4 vs 2.8
Replies: 43
Views: 7267

Re: 2.4 vs 2.8

A Ford? no please, they just do not last seriously! LOL. I'm not sure if the SR has the same torque (400 Nm) and a 6 speed like the SRX. If it does I'd say, it is a serious contender, 4 sure. :thumbup:
by yotaman
Tue Jan 10, 2017 7:34 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 2.4 vs 2.8
Replies: 43
Views: 7267

Re: 2.4 vs 2.8

I just returned from a trip to Mossel bay with my 2.4 GD-6 SRX 4x4 D/C and got an average fuel economy of 7.8 Lt/100km! My friends down there could not believe it when I showed them that I got 7.2lt/100km on the trip down there. I must admit, I'm a very "economical" driver and constantly tried to sa...
by yotaman
Tue Nov 22, 2016 8:17 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 2.4 vs 2.8
Replies: 43
Views: 7267

Re: 2.4 vs 2.8

Just spoke to a (good) pal at TSA. The SR will NOT launch in a wide body and/or with mags. I got the same reply when making inquiries yesterday. So far I'm happy with the vehicle. It is surprisingly light on fuel and I enjoy the torque in traffic. Very quiet and relaxing / cant wait to take it out ...
by yotaman
Fri Nov 18, 2016 10:19 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 2.4 vs 2.8
Replies: 43
Views: 7267

Re: 2.4 vs 2.8

Thanks guys, Will do Petri, have not done a lot of open road driving so far but what I can say it is way better than a friend's 2.2 Ranger / will keep you posted. The SR is the plain one (ideal for Famers and Construction) and slightly more expensive because it has 7 A/bags as appose to the SRX's th...
by yotaman
Fri Nov 18, 2016 7:24 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 2.4 vs 2.8
Replies: 43
Views: 7267

Re: 2.4 vs 2.8

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by yotaman
Fri Nov 11, 2016 6:45 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 2.4 vs 2.8
Replies: 43
Views: 7267

Re: 2.4 vs 2.8

Ek hoor jou - die 2.4 wat ek vandag in ontvangs neem is n "wide body" demo (spaar baie) maar sonder die cruise control. Sal beslis n CC oorweeg vorenrtoe!
by yotaman
Fri Nov 11, 2016 6:11 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 2.4 vs 2.8
Replies: 43
Views: 7267

Re: 2.4 vs 2.8

Sjoe, ek onthou n vriend het a klompie jare gelede op sy D4D hier by die R3300 uitgehaal vir sy cruise control.
by yotaman
Mon Nov 07, 2016 9:55 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 2.4 vs 2.8
Replies: 43
Views: 7267

Re: 2.4 vs 2.8

Dankie vir die inlighting mense. My volgende koop gaan beslis die 2.4 handrat wees. Eks nie veel gepla oor auto nie.
by yotaman
Sun Nov 06, 2016 6:47 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 2.4 vs 2.8
Replies: 43
Views: 7267

Re: 2.4 vs 2.8

Stem saam - het gister die 2.4 (6 spoed handrat 400 N.w torque) toets bestuur en kan getuig die wa is n fees!
by yotaman
Sat Nov 05, 2016 7:44 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Towbar gebou
Replies: 10
Views: 1126

Re: Towbar gebou

I like it. Looks good and will increase the departure angle for sure.
by yotaman
Tue Nov 01, 2016 8:46 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 2.4 vs 2.8
Replies: 43
Views: 7267

2.4 vs 2.8

I have not been very active on the forum for quite a while. Apologies if this topic has already been covered elsewhere. I would appreciate some views on the new 2.4 vs the 2.8 Hilux. Although I understand that the 2.8 is the better vehicle -is it worth the extra moela? I've heard the new 2.4 is almo...
by yotaman
Sat Apr 16, 2016 3:37 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Previous generation 2.5 D4D or 3.0 DVD which one???
Replies: 5
Views: 1147

Re: Previous generation 2.5 D4D or 3.0 DVD which one???

Tks Chris, hitherto my suspicions were spot on!
by yotaman
Sat Apr 16, 2016 6:14 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Previous generation 2.5 D4D or 3.0 DVD which one???
Replies: 5
Views: 1147

Previous generation 2.5 D4D or 3.0 DVD which one???

If one remove the following from the equation: Power (speed and torque). Which one would be the better buy in terms of fuel economy and reliability? You honest opinion would be greatly appreciated :think: Are there any 2.5 D4D owners out there that regret not getting the 3.0? please be honest :beg:
by yotaman
Sat Dec 05, 2015 11:53 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Hilux DC 4x4 2.7i IFS Towing Capabilities?
Replies: 14
Views: 1388

Re: Hilux DC 4x4 2.7i IFS Towing Capabilities?

and no heat problems. Because it is a 2.7 That's no lie! I just towed a heavy load in extreme heat conditions with my beloved 2.7i with aircon on all day in 3rd and 4th and boy o' boy what a vehicle! Slow, but so trustworthy and the sense of assurance that it will not break. The heat gauge never mo...
by yotaman
Sat Oct 10, 2015 7:08 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: IFS Bumper Bullbar.
Replies: 9
Views: 1761

Re: IFS Bumper Bullbar.

Die Lux het lekker "attitude" Ek soek ook so BB

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