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by Ryperd
Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hesitation during driving
Replies: 56
Views: 3185

Re: Hesitation during driving

I had a hesitating engine for about a year (also a 4Y Hilux), and I have great sympathy for your frustration, Shermohamed. Actually I've experienced it twice, and both times it was an electrical problem. The first time the problem was a faulty distributor cap. There were no obvious cracks or anythin...
by Ryperd
Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Out in Nature
Topic: Any Twitchers out there ?
Replies: 12
Views: 3942

Re: Any Twitchers out there ?

Dowe Koos wrote:Hallo Rudi, het jy die foto ge-photoshop. :celebrate: :lmao:
Sien jy ken jou voëls.
Haha, nee, net iets wat ek op die internet gekry het. Ek het al soveel meganiese goed hier geleer, ek is bly ek kan darem iets bydra! :lmao:


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by Ryperd
Wed Jan 10, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Out in Nature
Topic: Any Twitchers out there ?
Replies: 12
Views: 3942

Any Twitchers out there ?

Beautiful pictures, Neil! Not every day you get to see a Barn Owl, especially during the day. Your immature falcon is intriguing, but my guess is it’s a juvenile Amur. The blotching is unusually defined (usually it’s more streaked), but I think the washed out look could be due to excessive feather w...
by Ryperd
Fri Jan 05, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Looking for a good Hilux mechanic in Limpopo
Replies: 1
Views: 359

Re: Looking for a good Hilux mechanic in Limpopo

I don’t know if they do general services and the like, but I would recommend you check with Ronald Harebottle at 4x4 Traction in Polokwane. If he can’t help you himself he should be able to recommend someone who can. Contact details on their website - 4x4traction.co.za Sent from my iPhone using Tapa...
by Ryperd
Tue Dec 19, 2017 12:57 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: 4.0 V6 Vigo Or NICE un molested SFA Hilux?
Replies: 14
Views: 2000

Re: 4.0 V6 Vigo Or NICE un molested SFA Hilux?

Mr_B wrote:an SFA on the long overlanding trips can be a bit rough!
It might be rough, but if anything goes wrong, you can get an SFA fixed anywhere... that is if you can’t sort it out yourself! Also easily modified for overlanding.


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by Ryperd
Sun Dec 17, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Engine cutting out
Replies: 80
Views: 7581

Re: Engine cutting out

Thanks! Will see what I can find on the way, otherwise I’ll double up on 2mm.
by Ryperd
Sun Dec 17, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Engine cutting out
Replies: 80
Views: 7581

Re: Engine cutting out

I think I found the problem. Rewired the engine and replaced the mag adapter but I think they were all fine. I think there’s an occasional minor short on the cable running to the second battery at the back. Not enough to cause other instruments to cut out but it causes enough noise for the ECU to fr...
by Ryperd
Fri Dec 15, 2017 9:48 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Engine cutting out
Replies: 80
Views: 7581

Re: Engine cutting out

Jy kan daai plug en pins koop, in pakke van 100 :mrgreen: dis 'n Amp connector; ek het gesukkel om een los te kry, het op die ou end 'n sample uit die verspreiders uit gekry. Probeer Caelex in Pta wes, hulle mag dalk die pins he maar ek weet hulle hou nie die plug self aan nie. Kyk ook hier https:/...
by Ryperd
Thu Dec 14, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Engine cutting out
Replies: 80
Views: 7581

Re: Engine cutting out

Stef, ek het met Johan by MRD gepraat en hy se daar is soms probleme met die pickup by die distributor en soms is dit bedrading. Die distributor probleme (veral as dit ‘n magnetiese pickup is) veroorsaak dat die distributor eers ‘n bietjie moet afkoel voor dat dit weer start. In my geval as dit uits...
by Ryperd
Thu Dec 14, 2017 6:47 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: SFA Gearbox fill/check plug
Replies: 4
Views: 741

SFA Gearbox fill/check plug

Hmm. The oil was a bit dark. Clean, but I wouldn’t say clear. Could it be a bit old, or is it possible for there to be an oil leak from the engine somehow? Also just to add, the engine hasn’t been losing oil, and there aren’t any oil drips under the vehicle. There is some oil weeping from the revers...
by Ryperd
Thu Dec 14, 2017 6:44 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Engine cutting out
Replies: 80
Views: 7581

Re: Engine cutting out

Bad news. Mine started cutting out again after I did a major service ahead of our trip to Zambia. The only thing I touched in the ignition system was the spark plugs, and they were replaced with exactly the same ones (except that when I had it tuned at MRD they narrowed the gap slightly on the old o...
by Ryperd
Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:59 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: SFA Gearbox fill/check plug
Replies: 4
Views: 741

SFA Gearbox fill/check plug

Does anyone know which is the correct check/fill plug on a SFA Hilux? I opened the one on the right in the picture (towards the rear of the vehicle) and oil came pouring out. The picture in the workshop manual shows a check plug just behind the reverse light connector on the driver’s side of the gea...
by Ryperd
Mon Dec 11, 2017 6:43 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Engine cutting out
Replies: 80
Views: 7581

Re: Engine cutting out

Stef, I'm glad you seem to have figured it out. Mine had almost exactly the same symptoms for almost a year. In the process of sorting it out I replaced the dizzy cap, rotor, leads, plugs, battery, fuel filters, fuel pressure regulator. I checked the injectors and cleaned out the petrol tanks. I tes...
by Ryperd
Fri Mar 10, 2017 12:23 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Cracked fuel injector
Replies: 11
Views: 1352

Re: Cracked fuel injector

I think you can check them out yourself, just don't drop them. :D: Lay them out so that you can look at the conical spray pattern ( a black / dark background will help). They won't pulse individually, probably two and two, so that helps a bit with the visual comparison. Cones should be uniformly fo...
by Ryperd
Wed Mar 08, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Cracked fuel injector
Replies: 11
Views: 1352

Re: Cracked fuel injector

Thanks for the advice! I pulled the loose piece off and it still seems to be giving a good cone. Also nothing loose that might come off later. Will see if there's anything noticeable in the performance, but otherwise sounds like I should be okay. Thanks for the part number Louis, it's good to know w...
by Ryperd
Wed Mar 08, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Cracked fuel injector
Replies: 11
Views: 1352

Re: Cracked fuel injector

Could it work to just fix it with some pratley putty?
by Ryperd
Wed Mar 08, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Cracked fuel injector
Replies: 11
Views: 1352

Cracked fuel injector

So I was trying to check the spray pattern on one of my injectors, but when I pressurised the fuel rail, it popped the injector out onto the floor, and it now has a crack, which I assume is not good. injector.jpg Is it necessary to replace it, and if so, can anyone recommend where to get one in Pta/...
by Ryperd
Thu Dec 22, 2016 2:33 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Part number for 3RZ fuel pressure regulator?
Replies: 3
Views: 714

Re: Part number for 3RZ fuel pressure regulator (urgent)?

MCHILUX wrote:2328075020
Dankie Jan! :thumbup:
by Ryperd
Thu Dec 22, 2016 2:20 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Part number for 3RZ fuel pressure regulator?
Replies: 3
Views: 714

Part number for 3RZ fuel pressure regulator?

The stutter came back, so the next part I'm looking at is the fuel pressure regulator. We head to Kruger tomorrow, and for peace of mind I'd be happier carrying a few potential spares with me. Everywhere I call wants to know the part number or the VIN number before they can help me, but I don't have...
by Ryperd
Tue Dec 20, 2016 4:42 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Replacing window rubber seals
Replies: 0
Views: 1312

Replacing window rubber seals

The rubber seals around the driver and passenger windows were both torn, which created a lot of road noise on the highway. Since I had a day or two before taking the long road, I decided to tick this one off the maintenance list. The rubber strips I picked up from Pro Auto Rubber in Pretoria West (R...
by Ryperd
Tue Dec 20, 2016 3:47 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Intermittent misfire on 4Y EFI
Replies: 19
Views: 2595

Re: Intermittent misfire on 4Y EFI

LouisZ wrote:Your becoming an Expert!! :thumbup:
If I was an expert I would have checked that first! But learning a lot from you and others on the forum. :thumbup:
by Ryperd
Tue Dec 20, 2016 3:03 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Intermittent misfire on 4Y EFI
Replies: 19
Views: 2595

Re: Intermittent misfire on 4Y EFI

So the new spark plugs resulted in no stutter for a couple of thousand kilometers. But driving back from Nelspruit to Pretoria a couple of weeks back, the misfire was back with exactly the same symptoms. Reading over some previous posts, the symptoms described here sounded exactly the same as what I...
by Ryperd
Mon Nov 07, 2016 12:25 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Intermittent misfire on 4Y EFI
Replies: 19
Views: 2595

Re: Intermittent misfire on 4Y EFI

Spark plugs bpr5es or bpr6es? If its a only a bp5/6es it will give a bad spark on the system. Needs the internal resistor. Turns out this was the problem. Replaced the bp6es with bpr6es and no more hesitation. One of the plugs also felt a little loose, which could have contributed to the intermitte...
by Ryperd
Wed Oct 05, 2016 11:52 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Replacing the seat belt buckle
Replies: 3
Views: 700

Re: Replacing the seat belt buckle

In case anyone else is looking for something similar, I ended up finding the buckle at Toyota Bakkie Spares, 482 Van Der Hoff Rd, Hercules. Their number is (012) 379 8790.
by Ryperd
Wed Oct 05, 2016 10:06 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Intermittent misfire on 4Y EFI
Replies: 19
Views: 2595

Intermittent misfire on 4Y EFI

Ryperd has developed an intermittent misfire, which I am struggling to diagnose. It seems to happen with a warm engine, not necessarily under load. I can't tell if it is only one or multiple cylinders (could I get any useful diagnostic info from the Dicktator?). Most of the time it's a very light he...
by Ryperd
Mon Aug 29, 2016 7:46 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Diagnosing new sound
Replies: 14
Views: 1334

Re: Diagnosing new sound

I replaced the two front u-joints on the rear shaft (the back one I replaced recently). Also checked the centre bearing while I had the prop shaft off. It seemed to be in good nick, which is nice. The sound is definitely gone, so I don't have to do the clutch just yet :celebrate: ! I think the moral...
by Ryperd
Mon Aug 22, 2016 6:17 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Diagnosing new sound
Replies: 14
Views: 1334

Re: Diagnosing new sound

I sprayed some Q20 into the UJ and the sound seemed to get better, so I think I'll replace that and see where we go from there.
by Ryperd
Mon Aug 22, 2016 3:20 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Diagnosing new sound
Replies: 14
Views: 1334

Re: Diagnosing new sound

Thanks for all the replies! I had a long post written, but somehow it got lost so this one will be shorter. Pieter, it only makes the sound when I'm moving. I took it for a short drive this morning to test again, and it actually does sometimes make the sound with the clutch in (and in neutral), just...
by Ryperd
Mon Aug 22, 2016 12:35 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Freewheel hub being honed out by misaligned side axle shaft
Replies: 15
Views: 2044

Re: Freewheel hub being honed out by misaligned side axle shaft

Mud Dog wrote: You can still bend it though if you klap something hard enough, so keep it clear of rocks and anthills ..... :D:
Thanks Andy... my plan is to never need the reinforcement, but when the going gets tough it's good to know that it's there. ;-)
by Ryperd
Sun Aug 21, 2016 4:19 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Diagnosing new sound
Replies: 14
Views: 1334

Diagnosing new sound

There's a new sound coming from the engine, gearbox or drivetrain somewhere on Ryperd (4Y SFA), and I'm struggling to figure out where it's coming from. The sound is hard to describe, but I'd say it sounds similar to something brushing up against a fan blade (like a tick-tick-tick-tick-tick sound). ...
by Ryperd
Sat Jun 04, 2016 7:39 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Freewheel hub being honed out by misaligned side axle shaft
Replies: 15
Views: 2044

Re: Freewheel hub being honed out by misaligned side axle shaft

Just a followup on this. Ronald and his team did a great job to sort out my axle in not a lot of time! The axle housing was too bent to fix, but they had an assembled axle that they were willing to disassemble for me under the circumstances. They added gussets for extra strength, so Ryperd probably ...
by Ryperd
Sat Jun 04, 2016 7:29 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Replacing the seat belt buckle
Replies: 3
Views: 700

Replacing the seat belt buckle

The passenger safety belt on Ryperd is not clamping - sometimes it just releases the tongue (male connector) for no reason. Any idea where to get a replacement arm with the buckle (female connector) for an SFA? Would scrap yards be the best bet or is there a supplier that would have these kinds of p...
by Ryperd
Sat Jun 04, 2016 7:17 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: How to check for faulty electronics?
Replies: 12
Views: 1471

Re: How to check for faulty electronics?

I found this YouTube video very useful as a process for uncovering parasitic battery drains:
https://youtu.be/KF1gijj03_0" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

It's basically a video of the same process in the document mentioned earlier.
by Ryperd
Mon Feb 29, 2016 8:47 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Torque value for freewheel hub mounting studs
Replies: 1
Views: 532

Torque value for freewheel hub mounting studs

The cone washers were completely embedded in the cheap chinese freewheel hub I had on, so I had to take the studs out to remove the hub body. Now I need to put them back, but I'm not sure what torque value to use. I know the hub mounting nuts should be torqued to 30nm. Logic tells me the studs shoul...
by Ryperd
Mon Feb 29, 2016 5:15 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Freewheel hub being honed out by misaligned side axle shaft
Replies: 15
Views: 2044

Re: Freewheel hub being honed out by misaligned side axle shaft

Thanks Andy. When we overhauled the front axle, Louis realised that there is some kind of permanent front diff lock mechanism. If the one side axle shaft is rotated, the other one rotates in the same direction, and they can't be turned independently. Because of that, leaving the hubs engaged would p...
by Ryperd
Mon Feb 29, 2016 4:11 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Freewheel hub being honed out by misaligned side axle shaft
Replies: 15
Views: 2044

Re: Freewheel hub being honed out by misaligned side axle shaft

Just thinking out loud here but when someone serviced the front wheel assembly, did they replace the shims on the kingpins exactly as they were previously as this greatly influences the alignment of the shaft. Cassie, if you are referring to the shims at the top and bottom of the steering knuckles,...
by Ryperd
Mon Feb 29, 2016 4:03 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Freewheel hub being honed out by misaligned side axle shaft
Replies: 15
Views: 2044

Re: Freewheel hub being honed out by misaligned side axle shaft

Phone Tokay 4x4 in Montana at 012 5489979. Ask for the L/C 75 Free wheel hub. Its the same as the Hilux SFA. Thanks Louis. I actually have a replacement hub already, but I think it will get eaten out like the other two hubs (the original one and the cheap Chinese one). I first want to get that side...
by Ryperd
Mon Feb 29, 2016 5:27 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Freewheel hub being honed out by misaligned side axle shaft
Replies: 15
Views: 2044

Re: Freewheel hub being honed out by misaligned side axle shaft

Dawie, yes, I think it happened with the accident. Sorry, I think the axle is still straight, it's the axle casing that I think is bent. If I turn the front propshaft by hand, the side axle shaft does not wobble.
by Ryperd
Sun Feb 28, 2016 9:16 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: SFA power steering pump - replace or overhaul?
Replies: 8
Views: 1432

Re: SFA power steering pump - replace or overhaul?

Dankie almal, ek dink ek sal dit recondition. Goed om te weet van West Power Steering. Miskien sal ek dit daarnatoe vat en nie CV Master wat Toyota aanbeveel het.
by Ryperd
Sun Feb 28, 2016 8:08 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Freewheel hub being honed out by misaligned side axle shaft
Replies: 15
Views: 2044

Freewheel hub being honed out by misaligned side axle shaft

So I was replacing the front right freewheel hub for the second time (after installing a cheap Chinese hub as a temporary measure), and had a nasty surprise. The original hub had a brass bush that was worn out, but this one just had the solid hub body without the bush. After driving with it for only...
by Ryperd
Wed Feb 24, 2016 7:31 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: SFA power steering pump - replace or overhaul?
Replies: 8
Views: 1432

SFA power steering pump - replace or overhaul?

The power steering pump on Ryperd suddenly started leaking badly, and then seems to have failed completely (it's no longer leaking, but there's also no more power steering). I can get a replacement from Gemini (which they assure me comes from Japan, not China) or I can get it overhauled at CV Master...
by Ryperd
Wed Feb 24, 2016 7:18 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: SFA freewheel hub overhaul (manual locking hubs)
Replies: 8
Views: 1522

Re: SFA freewheel hub overhaul (manual locking hubs)

In case anyone else is considering replacing their freewheel hubs and come across these cheap Chinese parts, take a look at this picture first: https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1495/24869906729_19b4b8314b_n.jpg Notice how the hub body has cracked above each of the nuts (which were tightened to spec). ...
by Ryperd
Wed Feb 17, 2016 10:21 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Centre bearing check
Replies: 8
Views: 1509

Re: Centre bearing check

I think it's actually coming from the front brakes. I listened a bit more carefully while I drove to work. Clutch in or out doesn't seem to make a difference, but applying brakes stops the squeak. It's not very loud and it's not there all the time. Probably the brake pads just brushing against the d...
by Ryperd
Wed Feb 17, 2016 10:06 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: SFA freewheel hub overhaul (manual locking hubs)
Replies: 8
Views: 1522

Re: SFA freewheel hub overhaul (manual locking hubs)

I spoke to N1 4x4 and they also stock the cheap Chinese hubs but they only use them as a container of spares for the inner parts and reckon the chrome hub body is no good. That was my idea too, but unfortunately the Chinese part doesn't have the bushing that I need to replace. They also stock the or...
by Ryperd
Wed Feb 17, 2016 7:52 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Centre bearing check
Replies: 8
Views: 1509

Re: Centre bearing check

Thanks for the advice! I couldn't replicate the squeak while turning the wheels with the vehicle jacked up. The universal joints and centre bearing all looked pretty solid. Certainly no grinding noises. The hunt continues, but at least my mind is more at rest about the possibility of the propshaft s...
by Ryperd
Tue Feb 16, 2016 5:06 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Centre bearing check
Replies: 8
Views: 1509

Centre bearing check

How do you know when the centre bearing needs to be replaced on an SFA? There's quite a bit of play on mine but the workshop manual doesn't say whether that is bad. There is an occasional squeak from the driveline somewhere but not sureif it's UJ or centre bearing. UJs feel pretty solid. Going to pu...
by Ryperd
Mon Feb 15, 2016 11:03 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: SFA freewheel hub overhaul (manual locking hubs)
Replies: 8
Views: 1522

Re: SFA freewheel hub overhaul (manual locking hubs)

I removed the old freewheel hub body and took it apart. It looks like what I thought was a spring was actually the bushing that was completely worn down - only half of it was still there (I'll try to add a photo when I get a chance, but the hub on https://youtu.be/dxSBcAyt2WA" onclick="win...
by Ryperd
Thu Jan 28, 2016 10:04 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: SFA freewheel hub overhaul (manual locking hubs)
Replies: 8
Views: 1522

SFA freewheel hub overhaul (manual locking hubs)

When I was overhauling the front axle on Ryperd at the end of last year, I noticed that the freewheel hub on the one side needed some attention. The outer part which comes off with the hub cover and control handle was all fine, but the parts attached to the hub body itself looked like some replaceme...
by Ryperd
Tue Dec 15, 2015 8:04 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Replacing front wheel bearings (SFA with manual locking hubs)
Replies: 38
Views: 4320

Re: Replacing front wheel bearings (SFA with manual locking hubs)

Thanks Chris! I'll add some photos when I get some time (to fill in the gaps in Simon's instructions). One thing still bothers me - I took it for a relatively long drive, and the hubs got pretty hot. Not smoking hot, but too hot to hold for long. Is that something to be concerned about? Maybe I shou...
by Ryperd
Tue Dec 15, 2015 12:49 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Replacing front wheel bearings (SFA with manual locking hubs)
Replies: 38
Views: 4320

Re: Replacing front wheel bearings (SFA with manual locking hubs)

Found the problem. It was actually a caliper bolt that was too long, so it pushed through onto the brake disc. :shock2:
by Ryperd
Mon Dec 14, 2015 8:36 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Replacing front wheel bearings (SFA with manual locking hubs)
Replies: 38
Views: 4320

Re: Replacing front wheel bearings (SFA with manual locking hubs)

Nearly done with this. Took longer than I expected, but I learned a lot in the process. My problem now is that when I put the brake caliper back (on the one side), it seizes against the rotor and I can't turn the hub at all. Preload is well within spec without the calliper (4kg). The rotor pushes to...
by Ryperd
Sun Dec 13, 2015 9:55 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Correct Oil for SFA GBox and Tcase and Diffs
Replies: 5
Views: 984

Re: Correct Oil for SFA GBox and Tcase and Diffs

I've just put 85w140 (Shell Spirax) in my front diff. Should I drain it and put in 80w90 (or EP90)?
by Ryperd
Sun Dec 06, 2015 8:10 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Replacing front wheel bearings (SFA with manual locking hubs)
Replies: 38
Views: 4320

Re: Replacing front wheel bearings (SFA with manual locking hubs)

Rudi,Iets pla my.Hoekom is die ronde gedeeelte op die punt van die as plat bo.Dit is veronderstel om dieselfde as onder te lyk. Ek dink dis net die angle van die foto, Dawie. Dit lyk wel dieselfde bo en onder. Ek sal more weer nog fotos afneem sodat jy lekker kan sien wat daar aangaan. Ek het vroee...
by Ryperd
Sun Dec 06, 2015 12:40 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Replacing front wheel bearings (SFA with manual locking hubs)
Replies: 38
Views: 4320

Re: Replacing front wheel bearings (SFA with manual locking hubs)

I'm keen to just replace what I can at the moment, and put it all back together. There was no diff oil mixed in with the grease of the wheel hubs, so the inner oil seal seems to be holding. At least now I know how to take it all apart, so if I need to open it up again it shouldn't be too big a deal,...
by Ryperd
Sun Dec 06, 2015 12:33 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Replacing front wheel bearings (SFA with manual locking hubs)
Replies: 38
Views: 4320

Re: Replacing front wheel bearings (SFA with manual locking hubs)

Daar is niks wat die aste in die diff vashou nie. Hulle steek net op splines in en is veronderstel om net uit te trek. As die aste uit is , is dit die moeite werd om gou jou diff uit te haal en net te kyk. As daar oor 10 000 km miskien iets met die diff vout gaan moet jy als wat jy nou doen weer oo...
by Ryperd
Sat Dec 05, 2015 1:28 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Replacing front wheel bearings (SFA with manual locking hubs)
Replies: 38
Views: 4320

Re: Replacing front wheel bearings (SFA with manual locking hubs)

Ryperd wrote:
Knuppel wrote:This I think is abetter video for the job, same guy doing the job
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o3Y5bQGiezY
There's also this one which doesn't give so much explanation, but gives all the steps:
https://youtu.be/_3CI4mmEv6A
Here's another video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gx3uTQAsrI
by Ryperd
Sat Dec 05, 2015 1:16 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Replacing front wheel bearings (SFA with manual locking hubs)
Replies: 38
Views: 4320

Re: Replacing front wheel bearings (SFA with manual locking hubs)

I could be wrong but I think that there is a split ring that you have to break to get the side shaft free. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qevb7w9pUdk I all so think there are a C Clip at the end off the shaft that holds your shaft in place inside the front diff Thanks Kobus, Nic. I think the C cli...
by Ryperd
Sat Dec 05, 2015 10:21 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Replacing front wheel bearings (SFA with manual locking hubs)
Replies: 38
Views: 4320

Re: Replacing front wheel bearings (SFA with manual locking hubs)

I've got some time again this weekend to work on the front axle. I have taken off the knuckle housing leaving only the ball joint exposed with the side shaft sticking out. I have rotated the side axle so that the flat bits are aligned at the top and bottom. But still I can't pull out the side shafts...
by Ryperd
Mon Nov 23, 2015 9:50 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Replacing front wheel bearings (SFA with manual locking hubs)
Replies: 38
Views: 4320

Re: Replacing front wheel bearings (SFA with manual locking hubs)

This I think is abetter video for the job, same guy doing the job https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o3Y5bQGiezY There's also this one which doesn't give so much explanation, but gives all the steps: https://youtu.be/_3CI4mmEv6A It do not matter if its in gear, in 4x4 to remove the side shafts. All on...

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