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by 519franco
Thu Aug 23, 2012 5:32 am
Forum: Off-road Training
Topic: 4x4 Bootcamp - Advanced Driver Training
Replies: 91
Views: 15104

Re: 4x4 Bootcamp - Advanced Driver Training

I suppose that will be the outcome of my attempting to use the high lift jack.... that will have to wait... This was the outcome... :lol: :lol: :lol: http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_7sK5E0GE5Xk/SjLpebzKlyI/AAAAAAAAAII/mjSGRobpd3w/s400/Unknown.jpeg there a big problem........... check all the lakker food ...
by 519franco
Tue Aug 21, 2012 10:52 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Engine continues to run after switching off ignition..?
Replies: 26
Views: 2704

Re: Engine continues to run after switching off ignition..?

Hi Stuart. Ek weet my mazda V6 het n electronical idling jet gehad. As joune een op het is ek heeltemal oortuig dat hy vashaak En nie toemaak nie. Dit is n klein siliniod valve op die carb. dont know if the same thing you refering to http://www.jtoutfitters.com/weber-carb-idle-solenoid-3236-dgev-38...
by 519franco
Tue Aug 21, 2012 10:44 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Engine continues to run after switching off ignition..?
Replies: 26
Views: 2704

Re: Engine continues to run after switching off ignition..?

Gideonvanzyl wrote:The hilux don't like the ford motor and it doesn't like being called a Hiford or fordlux :mocking:
its a toyford
by 519franco
Tue Aug 21, 2012 10:43 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Engine continues to run after switching off ignition..?
Replies: 26
Views: 2704

Re: Engine continues to run after switching off ignition..?

or it could be the gaps of your spark plugs
by 519franco
Tue Aug 21, 2012 10:41 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Engine continues to run after switching off ignition..?
Replies: 26
Views: 2704

Re: Engine continues to run after switching off ignition..?

Common Ford problem... called run-on... they been working on a fix since 1975! In 1985 they thought they had solved it, turned out the motor was siezed! Back to drawing board then... You wanted a Ford V6! :angel: :blackeye: :twisted: OR your motor is "DIESILING". main cause is over fueling.. or it ...
by 519franco
Tue Aug 07, 2012 7:23 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Replacing rear wheel bearings after some unplanned swimming
Replies: 27
Views: 1614

Re: Replacing rear wheel bearings after some unplanned swimm

Sifu guess your ex updrade woud be a winch or boat
by 519franco
Tue Aug 07, 2012 7:22 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Why not in RSA??
Replies: 9
Views: 897

Re: Why not in RSA??

:
MOFASA wrote:Nice pic but take the training wheels OFF

OR

Are the D4Dssssss toooo SOFT :taunt: :mocking: :tease:
:thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
by 519franco
Mon Aug 06, 2012 6:34 am
Forum: Pictures Only - Post a pic of your Hilux
Topic: My Toys
Replies: 8
Views: 1539

Re: My Toys

nice man
by 519franco
Mon Aug 06, 2012 6:33 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Why not in RSA??
Replies: 9
Views: 897

Re: Why not in RSA??

OOOOMS wrote:You can :!:

All you need is a D4D :mocking: :mocking: :mocking:
D4Dssssss
by 519franco
Thu Aug 02, 2012 5:48 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: My Hilux
Replies: 3
Views: 840

Re: My Hilux

nice lux
by 519franco
Thu Jul 26, 2012 11:29 am
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: Engine conversion reseach
Replies: 17
Views: 2475

Re: Engine conversion reseach

sorry for the slow response however this depends on personal needs and choice if you not towing big, or not towing at all then a nice Ford V6 conversion seems to be the best bang for your buck always a pleasure driving with more power then one needs!! better to have it and not need it then to need ...
by 519franco
Mon Jul 16, 2012 2:33 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Questions about SFA Headlight Lenses
Replies: 19
Views: 1266

Re: Questions about SFA Headlight Lenses

that thats guys problem and btw when you install them you goto reajust your light so it doesnt and it will be brighter
by 519franco
Mon Jul 16, 2012 11:20 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Questions about SFA Headlight Lenses
Replies: 19
Views: 1266

Re: Questions about SFA Headlight Lenses

go HIDs straight it much brighter than that over wired relays But illegal and blinds oncoming traffic... been there done that and tore the T-shirt not illegal only illegal if you pass the 50 or 60w. hids are 35w but can buy 100w. i also heard that if it passes 8000k. but put 600k in and it brighter...
by 519franco
Mon Jul 16, 2012 7:41 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Questions about SFA Headlight Lenses
Replies: 19
Views: 1266

Re: Questions about SFA Headlight Lenses

go HIDs straight it much brighter than that over wired relays
by 519franco
Fri Jul 13, 2012 7:37 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Noise on engine
Replies: 3
Views: 551

Re: Noise on engine

sell it and buy stuff that works aka ford
by 519franco
Fri Jul 13, 2012 7:11 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Heater STILL not working . . . What do I try next?
Replies: 26
Views: 4640

Re: Heater STILL not working . . . What do I try next?

where did you get the valve and how does it look. cause if i try to get valve it hard to explain
by 519franco
Wed Jul 11, 2012 10:20 pm
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: Essex v6 3.0
Replies: 46
Views: 6886

Re: Essex v6 3.0

What is wrong.
by 519franco
Mon Jul 09, 2012 4:26 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: old story - ford v6 conversion changed - gwm efi running
Replies: 59
Views: 7350

Re: old story - ford v6 conversion

gw motor is in. new problems , the ecu that came with the motor is stuffed. starts and then dies , we changed it with another gwm ecu and it starts and idles. where will i find a ecu , looked all over at the local scrapyards nobody has got? Iam not paying 5k for a new one. The number on the ecu - b...
by 519franco
Mon Jul 09, 2012 7:18 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: luxhvn
Replies: 18
Views: 2181

Re: luxhvn

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by 519franco
Mon Jul 09, 2012 6:07 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: luxhvn
Replies: 18
Views: 2181

Re: luxhvn

How much u goin to sel ur 32 for
by 519franco
Sun Jun 24, 2012 9:59 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: canopy tent thing
Replies: 2
Views: 1104

canopy tent thing

dont know if in the right place but it gona be a diy..
ow has any one made or convertad their canopy into a tent of some sort.
i have seen some colt with it long ago.
if someone has some advice would be great

thanks
by 519franco
Sun Jun 24, 2012 3:22 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: bright light in cluster
Replies: 3
Views: 615

Re: bright light in cluster

pietpetoors wrote:Do you have HiD in? Sound like typical Hid problem.
neva worked even befor the hid ad hids wont make it not work
by 519franco
Sat Jun 23, 2012 10:57 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: bright light in cluster
Replies: 3
Views: 615

bright light in cluster

that blue light that sows that you on brights mine does nt work. i have chang my bulb but still nothing. what could u do
by 519franco
Sat Jun 23, 2012 12:45 am
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: old story - ford v6 conversion changed - gwm efi running
Replies: 59
Views: 7350

Re: old story - ford v6 conversion

Stubs wrote:i love my V6.......better than a 4Y EFI anyday and you can fix it, when that EFI goes in the bush you are stuffed.....
expeshily wher i go it between rual areas
by 519franco
Sat Jun 23, 2012 12:44 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: best 4x4
Replies: 8
Views: 994

Re: best 4x4

Just make sure you have a toyota engine in your vechile cause if you have ford,the cops are gonna catch you.Also even if your 4x4 is faster,the cop will follow the oil leaks the ford engine leaves behind haha but the toyota is just gona fail you at the wrong and right time so you screwed as to try ...
by 519franco
Sat Jun 23, 2012 12:41 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Headlights very weak.
Replies: 48
Views: 2034

Re: Headlights very weak.

just buy an hid kit and stop cuting wire inpronimg wires adding wire and i bet you now it wont be half the brightness of hids. i just istaled mine and its great
by 519franco
Fri Jun 22, 2012 11:41 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: best 4x4
Replies: 8
Views: 994

Re: best 4x4

yea that or throw a full babies duper in his car
by 519franco
Fri Jun 22, 2012 12:11 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: Old SFA advert
Replies: 19
Views: 2152

Re: Old SFA advert

just watching that makes my bak sore
by 519franco
Fri Jun 22, 2012 12:06 am
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: 4y efi conversion
Replies: 8
Views: 1309

Re: 4y efi conversion

good like i guess you gona sell those 33s.
by 519franco
Fri Jun 22, 2012 12:03 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Pipe replacement Bumper Front
Replies: 55
Views: 4480

Re: Pipe replacement Bumper Front

realy nice i like that type
by 519franco
Thu Jun 21, 2012 11:59 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: old story - ford v6 conversion changed - gwm efi running
Replies: 59
Views: 7350

Re: old story - ford v6 conversion

kfxnando wrote:Franco has the perfect Hilux
give the man a Bells
Thanks alot man
by 519franco
Thu Jun 21, 2012 11:49 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: best 4x4
Replies: 8
Views: 994

Re: best 4x4

Hi Guys I am new to the forum and am trying to get my ten posts in so I can advertise a roof rack :cool: I am also new to Port Elizabeth and was wondering where a good place is to do a day trip to give the old Hilux a run for her money Offroading that is. Cheers Graham best way to test your 4x4 is ...
by 519franco
Thu Jun 21, 2012 11:48 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: old story - ford v6 conversion changed - gwm efi running
Replies: 59
Views: 7350

Re: old story - ford v6 conversion

Why not have your 4Y rebuilt, or is it already a ching chong knock off? Then you can just EFi it! I rebuilt my 4Y myself, it cost around 4.5K to do the job 100% properly... that motor was sweet till the day I sold the bakkie! yea 4Y thats why you sold it. i know how you feel if i had a boring motor...
by 519franco
Tue Jun 19, 2012 6:31 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: cable thingy
Replies: 6
Views: 543

Re: cable thingy

thamks to all
by 519franco
Mon Jun 18, 2012 6:33 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: cable thingy
Replies: 6
Views: 543

cable thingy

you know that cables from your control panel to control hot air or cold...where you want the air to flow.

wer can i get those cables and how much or must i make them
by 519franco
Sun Jun 17, 2012 8:21 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Here's why not to recover using towbar !!
Replies: 25
Views: 2776

Re: Here's why not to recover using towbar !!

Mud Dog wrote:;-)

Franco, even if you always consider safety first you may not always see every potential pitfall of your actions, but by being safety concious you stand a better chance of avoiding the ones you haven't thought of.

Go safe! :thumbup:
thanks Mud Dog
by 519franco
Sun Jun 17, 2012 12:15 am
Forum: Recovery Stories
Topic: How NOT to do it
Replies: 18
Views: 5748

Re: How NOT to do it

2.8 d/cab SFA wrote:Rule one check before you drive through, LOL
like Mofasa sed ENGLISHMEN

Iam english and i know i wont check lol comon mistake :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops:
by 519franco
Sun Jun 17, 2012 12:11 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Here's why not to recover using towbar !!
Replies: 25
Views: 2776

Re: Here's why not to recover using towbar !!

Use suitable recovery points that have been specifically installed for this ... they will almost always be attached directly to the chassis, and if not, should at least be braced to the chassis. Also examine the mounting bolts of such recovery points that they are both adequate in size, number and ...
by 519franco
Sun Jun 17, 2012 12:08 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: It is a fact, Jeep can climb trees.
Replies: 21
Views: 1183

Re: It is a fact, Jeep can climb trees.

jeep..

Just
Empty
Every
Pockets
by 519franco
Fri Jun 15, 2012 11:40 pm
Forum: Recovery Stories
Topic: How NOT to do it
Replies: 18
Views: 5748

Re: How NOT to do it

landies are realy realy tough
by 519franco
Fri Jun 15, 2012 11:23 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Here's why not to recover using towbar !!
Replies: 25
Views: 2776

Re: Here's why not to recover using towbar !!

so is there any topics to show us were to recover from when i goto tow some 4y out
by 519franco
Fri Jun 15, 2012 11:18 pm
Forum: Recovery Stories
Topic: No one went through this mudbath that day
Replies: 7
Views: 5273

Re: No one went through this mudbath that day

no 4x4 looks good with out dirt, guess that guy took it abit serious
by 519franco
Fri Jun 15, 2012 11:07 pm
Forum: Recovery Stories
Topic: How NOT to do it
Replies: 18
Views: 5748

Re: How NOT to do it

fun and games unlil someone gets hurt or something expensive breaks
by 519franco
Fri Jun 15, 2012 11:00 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: It is a fact, Jeep can climb trees.
Replies: 21
Views: 1183

Re: It is a fact, Jeep can climb trees.

jacques kotze wrote:Image
HAPPY i wanst sitting there
by 519franco
Fri Jun 15, 2012 10:42 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Vrae oor Ford v6 engin
Replies: 16
Views: 6329

Re: Vrae oor Ford v6 engin

scout wrote:hey luke

have started with your v6 yet?
his puting it on hold nw, he wants a small car
by 519franco
Tue Jun 12, 2012 10:41 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: help needed in documents for a 4x4 area that i wana oppen
Replies: 0
Views: 354

help needed in documents for a 4x4 area that i wana oppen

i need help as in what documents and ect that i need to give to a farmer. that he is intrested for me to start a 4x4 club thing on his farm but i need docs to say what gona happen, hows it gona happen, his benefits, my benifits ,ect.

hopping someone here has done it and can guid me though it

thanks
by 519franco
Tue Jun 12, 2012 8:39 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Need advice on how to sell my 96 Hilux.
Replies: 9
Views: 1071

Re: Need advice on how to sell my 96 Hilux.

how much do you want to sell you roof tent thing
by 519franco
Fri Jun 08, 2012 6:34 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Headlights very weak.
Replies: 48
Views: 2034

Re: Headlights very weak.

dont mess around with the wireing just buy a plug an play hid kit. comes with all the wirering . best solution
by 519franco
Thu May 31, 2012 11:50 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: SFA inner door panels
Replies: 28
Views: 3628

Re: SFA inner door panels

this is what i made up with the help of my uncle
by 519franco
Sun May 20, 2012 8:23 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: how much would the vallue of a hilux drop because of ford v6
Replies: 23
Views: 1455

Re: how much would the vallue of a hilux drop because of for

scout wrote:Hi franco
lyk baie nice watter v6badge het jy gebruik?
Ek het weer deur jou posts gegaan van toe jy jou bakkie oorgedoen het baie nice.
Sal jou kontak sodra ek begin om aan die v6te werk vir raad.
bought it at A1 our local autopart store. ive also saw them at japan auto
by 519franco
Fri May 18, 2012 9:19 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: how much would the vallue of a hilux drop because of ford v6
Replies: 23
Views: 1455

Re: how much would the vallue of a hilux drop because of for

check here
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just made this sticker and some more
by 519franco
Fri May 18, 2012 9:17 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: My baby in the making AKA FRAKENSTEIN
Replies: 77
Views: 9070

Re: My baby in the making AKA FRAKENSTEIN

haven updated in a while but heres some stickers,
by 519franco
Wed May 16, 2012 10:13 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: how much would the vallue of a hilux drop because of ford v6
Replies: 23
Views: 1455

Re: how much would the vallue of a hilux drop because of for

it won't drop, it will go up imagine having a hilux with all the good qualities and has power :laugh2: JMO when we were on the market for a 4x4 D/C we were looking for a hilux with a V6 and could find none they are scares and it a old and proven conversion should not loose any value, unless the guy...
by 519franco
Tue May 15, 2012 8:27 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: How to recalibrate your rev counter after an engine swap
Replies: 13
Views: 13982

Re: How to recalibrate your rev counter after an engine swap

do you solder the red and blue togeter with another wire
by 519franco
Fri May 11, 2012 9:17 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: radiator help
Replies: 14
Views: 1637

Re: radiator help

dam your motor is supper close to the rad..
iam currently using the diesel rad it three core and i got the same elec fan as you and iam also runing a macanical fan
by 519franco
Tue May 08, 2012 7:21 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Interesting 4x4
Replies: 6
Views: 667

Re: Interesting 4x4

Ali3n wrote:
one day ill make 1
by 519franco
Mon May 07, 2012 8:50 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: old story - ford v6 conversion changed - gwm efi running
Replies: 59
Views: 7350

Re: old story - ford v6 conversion

scout wrote:got a freebie - got the manifolds still look fine.
Will the original manifolds work in the lux?
yea it will
by 519franco
Mon May 07, 2012 7:03 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: radiator help
Replies: 14
Views: 1637

Re: radiator help

Mud Dog wrote:I don't know which radiator will be best, but the guys that have done these conversions should be able to advise. Otherwise go to Silverton Radiators and ask them what you can fit ... they will give you costs at the same time. ;-)
thanks man
by 519franco
Sun May 06, 2012 9:27 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: radiator help
Replies: 14
Views: 1637

Re: radiator help

prices

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