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by claude munnik
Sun Jul 05, 2015 8:31 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Our Tankwa Karoo sleep over
Replies: 13
Views: 2812

Re: Our Tankwa Karoo sleep over

Hi there
Iam also thinking of doing tankwa soon. Can u it with one vechile only or is it advised to be 2 vechiles?
by claude munnik
Fri Jun 27, 2014 8:06 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Which size winch for hilux vigo?
Replies: 4
Views: 393

Re: Which size winch for hilux vigo?

ChrisF wrote:I have a 9000, been USED a time or three. PERFECT on a heavily loaded Hilux. :)


and IF you are so stuck that you need more "pull" - use a snatch block and double the pulling power :)
Thx chris. Do seem from response 9000 is the outjie to be used.
Thx all for feedback
by claude munnik
Thu Jun 26, 2014 8:52 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Which size winch for hilux vigo?
Replies: 4
Views: 393

Re: Which size winch for hilux vigo?

Claude on a Vigo the 9000 winch will be ample. The general rule applies of the GVM of the vehicle x 1.5 = winch size in KG. 9000lbs = 4100 kg. Should be sufficient in most cases unless you are planning a lot of recoveries where you need to recover heavier vehicles like Cruisers & patrols ect. Thx J...
by claude munnik
Thu Jun 26, 2014 8:38 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Which size winch for hilux vigo?
Replies: 4
Views: 393

Which size winch for hilux vigo?

Considering fitting winch to hilux.
Which size is recommended? 9000 or 12000lbs?
by claude munnik
Tue Feb 11, 2014 9:37 pm
Forum: Trail Reports
Topic: DAMON TRAIL.. ANYONE HAS DONE THIS TRAIL LATELY
Replies: 1
Views: 2378

DAMON TRAIL.. ANYONE HAS DONE THIS TRAIL LATELY

We taking two newbies on there second 4x4 date:-):-)
Have anyone those this trail lately? Or any reports on it.
Want to do a trail sunday morning in western cape.
by claude munnik
Tue Feb 11, 2014 9:36 pm
Forum: Trail Reports
Topic: DAMON TRAIL.. ANYONE HAS DONE THIS TRAIL LATELY
Replies: 0
Views: 2199

DAMON TRAIL.. ANYONE HAS DONE THIS TRAIL LATELY

We taking two newbies on there second 4x4 date:-):-)
Have anyone those this trail lately? Or any reports on it.
Want to do a trail sunday morning in western cape.
by claude munnik
Tue Dec 17, 2013 6:15 am
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: roof rack to d4d hilux
Replies: 3
Views: 719

Re: roof rack to d4d hilux

Ok thx guys.
Doing a 5000km trip and was hoping to have gud fuel comsumption :thumbdown:

Anybody coming from lesotho to cape town to cart my roofrack.? Aaahhhh
by claude munnik
Mon Dec 16, 2013 7:07 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: roof rack to d4d hilux
Replies: 3
Views: 719

roof rack to d4d hilux

Fitted alum canopy with roofrack and cruise control to my hilux before my roadtrip.

But find my hilux heavier on fuel on the open road@120km/h than town driving.

Can this roofrack make a diff in my fuel consumption?
by claude munnik
Sat Dec 07, 2013 7:07 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Where to buy mags in Cape Town?
Replies: 13
Views: 1093

Re: Where to buy mags in Cape Town?

Claude what did you have to do to make the 32' fit 100%? 32" tyres on standard rim hit the inside, reason for fitting offset mags (also wanted a new look) :thumbup: With mags and tyre combo i had to cut inside part of mudflap to clear. Touches mudflap when turning wheel to the max, but worth the ef...
by claude munnik
Wed Dec 04, 2013 10:20 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Where to buy mags in Cape Town?
Replies: 13
Views: 1093

Re: Where to buy mags in Cape Town?

Tyrone D4D wrote:Hey Claude.

So which mags you fit?Which A Line mags?What size?I would fit the Aline 'Dirt' but no stock.Also been to Goodhope but they had everything in wrong size or colour.Just my luck.

Fitted A-line Grip mags with a 19mm offset. Grey-polish 2tone with 32x11.5x15 mud terrains
by claude munnik
Tue Dec 03, 2013 10:32 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Where to buy mags in Cape Town?
Replies: 13
Views: 1093

Re: Where to buy mags in Cape Town?

I just fitted set of mags to my hilux over the weekend at Autoquip @ tygervalley.
I went thru same thing not a wide selection of mags.
Goodhope tyres in Goodwood also have a few mags available.
by claude munnik
Wed Nov 27, 2013 8:08 pm
Forum: Mozambique
Topic: Info Moz from PUT FOOT
Replies: 14
Views: 3381

Re: Info Moz from PUT FOOT

Damn nou worry ek. Kry nou eers kans om te reply. volgens berigte is dit net noord maar soos julle se dit kom af tot by maputo en ons moet daar verby:-:::((( Ja mens se lewe is meer werd as geld but dus nou 'n storie, nie lekker om jou hard gewerkte geld te verloor wens onrus nie. Sad is dat die res...
by claude munnik
Tue Nov 26, 2013 10:40 pm
Forum: Mozambique
Topic: INHAMBANE-MOZAMBIQUE ACCOMMADATION
Replies: 1
Views: 2273

INHAMBANE-MOZAMBIQUE ACCOMMADATION

 Morrumbene beach resort week up for grabs Anybody interested in taking a 8 sleeper 4 bed over from me?Week of 20-27 dec 2013.Selling at R8000.00 for the week. Serviced daily, misquito net, bedding etc I booked 2 weeks but my travel partners cant make the week. Booked in my name Claude Munnik @resort.
by claude munnik
Sun Nov 10, 2013 12:28 am
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: 32" or 33" x 15 for vigo???
Replies: 12
Views: 1958

Re: 32" or 33" x 15 for vigo???

Fitted my 32" tyres and its works perfectly. Will still check them on a trail.
by claude munnik
Sun Oct 20, 2013 9:58 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: 32" or 33" x 15 for vigo???
Replies: 12
Views: 1958

Re: 32" or 33" x 15 for vigo???

Thx guys for all the input. Seems i will either go max 32" or stay with standard 31":::(((. Was hoping to go bigger as my tyres at this moment look like 13" rims on my bakkie. Lol. Gona try my friends 32" on mags, only issue it comes from colt bakkie and not sure of the offset. But will try and keep...
by claude munnik
Wed Sep 25, 2013 11:02 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: 32" or 33" x 15 for vigo???
Replies: 12
Views: 1958

Re: 32" or 33" x 15 for vigo???

Sorry guys where out of town.
I have no info yet.
I got hold of a set of 32" tyres on mag rims to test if it will work, once tried will let u's know if it works
by claude munnik
Fri Sep 20, 2013 7:47 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: 32" or 33" x 15 for vigo???
Replies: 12
Views: 1958

32" or 33" x 15 for vigo???

Iam running standard rim and 31"A/T tyres on my 2008 d4d with 50 mm lift. Tyres looks extremely small. What is adviseable size 32's or 33's to replace it with?
by claude munnik
Wed Sep 04, 2013 12:15 am
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: RIEBEECK KASTEEL 4X4 FUNDRAISER
Replies: 0
Views: 473

RIEBEECK KASTEEL 4X4 FUNDRAISER

Weet iemand of die fundraiser in Riebeeck kasteel weer gaan plaas vind? Was laasjaar daar en het ons gatte uit geniet.

Any info
by claude munnik
Wed Jul 10, 2013 10:16 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: to chip or not to chip
Replies: 16
Views: 1784

Re: to chip or not to chip

My 2 cents Ek ook chip by Kosie laat doen dit maak moviese groot verskil in trek krag. Het die naweek my chip uit geplug om net weer die toets of dit verskil maak. En jy kan die veskil voel. Sterker trek krag met chip. Fuel wise? Nie verskil wat mens kan notice nie. Ek kry 8.5-9.00 km/l op die ooppa...
by claude munnik
Wed Jul 10, 2013 10:08 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: COVERS OM CV BOOTS TE BESKERM
Replies: 7
Views: 877

Re: COVERS OM CV BOOTS TE BESKERM

Thx guys for feedback.
Yip dit is die 1ste keer in 8 jaar laat dit met my gebeur. So ma net unlucky.

Maar sal ma nog kyk hoe mens dit dalk kan cover.

Sal stofpad kontak en hoor hoe ver dit cover

Vandag laat regmaak, gelukkig nie cv joint beskadig nie. Net boots en sommer al 2kante geservice.
by claude munnik
Tue Jul 09, 2013 8:41 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: COVERS OM CV BOOTS TE BESKERM
Replies: 7
Views: 877

COVERS OM CV BOOTS TE BESKERM

hoop iemand kan my help. 'n tak het die naweek my cv boots stukkend gesteek op 'n trail en moes noot gedwonge uit Bonnevale kaap toe ry. anders moes ek daar oorslaap en teen duurste daar laat reg maak. is daar 'n staal cover wat mens voor die boots kan sit om dit te protect ? if yes waar is dit te k...
by claude munnik
Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:48 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: rear bumper -
Replies: 5
Views: 843

Re: rear bumper -

This bakkie used to belong to my buddy Mehl Douglas but sold it abour a year ago
by claude munnik
Fri Nov 23, 2012 9:52 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: CABLE WARN WINCH
Replies: 3
Views: 409

Re: CABLE WARN WINCH

thx

sal hulle gou call gee
by claude munnik
Fri Nov 23, 2012 12:23 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: CABLE WARN WINCH
Replies: 3
Views: 409

CABLE WARN WINCH

HI GUYS

I GOT A WARN WINCH FROMA FRIEND BUT WITH NO CABLE

WERE CAN I HAVE THESE MADE UP IN CAPE TOWN.
by claude munnik
Thu Sep 20, 2012 11:35 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: RAW SUSPENSION TO D4D
Replies: 4
Views: 781

Re: RAW SUSPENSION TO D4D

Photos more :-):-):-)
by claude munnik
Thu Sep 20, 2012 4:00 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: RAW SUSPENSION TO D4D
Replies: 4
Views: 781

RAW SUSPENSION TO D4D

Collect my d4d from OUTDOOR JUNKIES in kenilworth and what a pleasure ride i had home On collecting the bakkie i measured a full 60 mm lift on the bakkie allround :thumbup: Smoother drive on the road, just came from my "bush 4x4" trail testing the RAW suspension and so glad i spend this money, kanni...
by claude munnik
Tue Aug 28, 2012 8:39 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: exploded battery
Replies: 6
Views: 466

Re: exploded battery

Thx guys for the feedback. Will have it checked out.
by claude munnik
Tue Aug 28, 2012 6:24 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: exploded battery
Replies: 6
Views: 466

exploded battery

Me 2nd battery in my prado just exploded will driving
What can be the cause of this? Faulty battery or faulty dual battery system?
by claude munnik
Mon Aug 06, 2012 3:26 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: SUSPENSION FOR HILUX D4D D-C 4X4 2008
Replies: 6
Views: 630

Re: SUSPENSION FOR HILUX D4D D-C 4X4 2008

Thx for the advice . Will surely use it

Much appreciated
by claude munnik
Sun Aug 05, 2012 10:47 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: SUSPENSION FOR HILUX D4D D-C 4X4 2008
Replies: 6
Views: 630

Re: SUSPENSION FOR HILUX D4D D-C 4X4 2008

Thx guys 4 the feedback will start hunting tomorow 4 prices on these goods. Who is good on there price with gud service? Done work to prado 5 years ago so need to check out suppliers all over again

Also wana fit dual battery and compressor
by claude munnik
Sun Aug 05, 2012 7:39 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: SUSPENSION FOR HILUX D4D D-C 4X4 2008
Replies: 6
Views: 630

SUSPENSION FOR HILUX D4D D-C 4X4 2008

HI GUYS

i own a prado and decided to purchase d4d so i need to start from scratch with upgradeing suspension, bumpers, etc

I need advice, which suspension works best with this hilux?
Also must u fit ARB bumper for this hilux to have the airbags work in case of accident? Or can other bumpers work?
by claude munnik
Sun Sep 12, 2010 8:17 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: body lift to 1998 prado
Replies: 2
Views: 1192

body lift to 1998 prado

i would love to do a body lift to my prado and maybe change the rims to 15" as i can get a nice set off 33" tyres. would a body lift mean any major mods? and where can i get spacers and which size lift is recommended? 50mm?? as to the rims, is there rims that can work as i tried a few but hits the c...

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