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by venom38
Wed Mar 28, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Hilux How to drive in Limp Mode
Replies: 1
Views: 503

Re: Hilux How to drive in Limp Mode

Usually yes. Probably depends on what is wrong. For myself switching off waiting 5 minutes and switching back on worked
by venom38
Mon Oct 23, 2017 7:57 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Hilux Revo Led bulbs
Replies: 4
Views: 793

Re: Hilux Revo Led bulbs

I have on my revo. Excellent upgrade
by venom38
Mon May 15, 2017 9:37 pm
Forum: 2016 - on - Revo Shape Hilux
Topic: Back seat mod for double cab
Replies: 4
Views: 1163

Re: Back seat mod for double cab

This is not for the new revo. Only the vigo model can be modded easily
by venom38
Wed Apr 05, 2017 11:54 am
Forum: 2016 - on - Revo Shape Hilux
Topic: Revo diff breathers
Replies: 1
Views: 508

Re: Revo diff breathers

Rear one is the same. Fitted mine. Not sure about the rest but they should be
by venom38
Tue Sep 27, 2016 7:24 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: after market satnav radios
Replies: 3
Views: 657

Re: after market satnav radios

Have a android stopshop i want to part with for a vigo 2006 to 2012 pre facelift. Will post in classifieds. Worked VERY good. Google maps took me whereever i wanted to go.
by venom38
Fri Sep 16, 2016 6:12 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Aluminium Canopy for my DC
Replies: 22
Views: 3811

Re: Aluminium Canopy for my DC

Fitted a rhinocab. Very good quality
by venom38
Sun Aug 14, 2016 2:22 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New Fortuner - opinions
Replies: 14
Views: 2084

Re: New Fortuner - opinions

Got a 2.8 tuna. Biggest upgrade toyota did to any vehicle since they brought out the d4d. Extremely impressed
by venom38
Fri Jun 10, 2016 10:17 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: vigo max wheel size
Replies: 8
Views: 1299

Re: vigo max wheel size

I have the cruzer size on. Very happy. 265 75 16. Thus sidewall is 5 percent of 265 larger. I have ome on but with spacers it should fit
by venom38
Tue May 17, 2016 9:48 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Radio replacement vir 2009 Vigo
Replies: 5
Views: 834

Re: Radio replacement vir 2009 Vigo

Ek het een van die stopshop radios in en so happy ek koop nou die nuutste weergawe
by venom38
Mon May 09, 2016 7:58 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 2012 Vigo Speedo dimming
Replies: 1
Views: 498

Re: 2012 Vigo Speedo dimming

Mine did tge same. Adjusted the dimming switch and it worked again, sortof
by venom38
Thu May 05, 2016 7:43 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Pay back the money
Replies: 23
Views: 1838

Re: Pay back the money

Interest is calculated on outstanding amount x interest rate based on the daily outatanding amount x interest rate / 365. So even if you pay your installment in the beginning of the month you alao save. Say your outstanding amount is 100k and the payment is r2k. Interest is 100k * 10%/12 and the res...
by venom38
Mon Apr 18, 2016 6:04 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: RAV4 Towbar
Replies: 15
Views: 1558

Re: RAV4 Towbar

Maar dis n regte thule. Dink op daai link is dit n copy. Kan vir enigeen gaan, regte thule of bosal, met die 2l petrol rav mag jy net tot 750kg sleep, of selfs minder check net in boekie. Thule lyk mooi en toyota gebruik hom ook so hy moet seker approved wees. Het myne saam met rav gekry by stealers
by venom38
Mon Apr 18, 2016 6:02 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: RAV4 Towbar
Replies: 15
Views: 1558

Re: RAV4 Towbar

Lyk so iets http://www.racknroad.co.za/towbars/thul ... owbar-copy" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by venom38
Mon Apr 18, 2016 6:00 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: RAV4 Towbar
Replies: 15
Views: 1558

Re: RAV4 Towbar

Het ook toyota removable. Dis thule branded VERY high quality
by venom38
Sun Mar 27, 2016 1:24 pm
Forum: Other Vehicles
Topic: best all purpose vehicle ??????
Replies: 59
Views: 6573

Re: best all purpose vehicle ??????

Next time you stop somewhere, instead of using the handbrake put some extra force on the brake pedal. It even has hill ascend control!
by venom38
Fri Feb 19, 2016 6:08 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Service centres open on Saturdays?
Replies: 6
Views: 841

Re: Service centres open on Saturdays?

Something to think about for all the lucky ones with their own businesses : The rest of us have to work normal office hours to get a salary and can do very little in the week between 8 and 5 so we do all our shopping either online or on Saturdays hence the reason why shops that are open on Saturday/...
by venom38
Mon Jan 11, 2016 9:40 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: tour groups- which can you recommend ?
Replies: 11
Views: 778

Re: tour groups- which can you recommend ?

Frank and the guys from bhejane is well worth every cent. You will need to find out about 10 seaters though
by venom38
Thu Mar 12, 2015 6:16 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Right front sideshaft leaking oil
Replies: 2
Views: 209

Re: Right front sideshaft leaking oil

Mine looked the same, the outer boot had a crack in it and half-climbed off the wheel. Took toyota 3 tries to get it back. Possibly not the same problem but worth checking for cracks/tears
by venom38
Tue Mar 03, 2015 9:30 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: New tent for beginner
Replies: 49
Views: 1593

Re: New tent for beginner

The best gazebo we have ever had and still has is the campmor senior canvas from outdoor warehouse similar to the picture from Thys. It has been doing duty as mr bakkie's garage for the past year and a half without once complaining about wind, rain or hail
by venom38
Tue Mar 03, 2015 9:11 pm
Forum: Toyota Fortuner 4x4 Forum
Topic: 3D4D bonnet scoop
Replies: 8
Views: 3128

Re: 3D4D bonnet scoop

Very good question. I contemplated buying a bonnet from a scrapyard but the lines on the new ones differs. The new scoop does increase the effieciency of the intercooler as the 3 fin gives way to little air to the fins. Possibly the 4 fin is also not very efficient but still a huge improvement over ...
by venom38
Thu Dec 11, 2014 10:02 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Tyres (again)
Replies: 8
Views: 695

Re: Tyres (again)

I dont have any experience with the General MT's but like many other 16" Vigo owners can tell you the tyres that gave me the worst SAFE km's of any tyre ever (incl car tyres) were the general grabbers that came on the vigo. After about 40k they were very unsafe on the road. Also deflation on them we...
by venom38
Fri Oct 24, 2014 6:52 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Legend 45 spotted
Replies: 23
Views: 1920

Re: Legend 45 spotted

Nah very happy with vigo. Would not swop for double the power BUT would like to at least know the brand is not lagging behind all the rest and thus growing instead of declining and only keeping market share with guys like us buying with their hearts and the promise of reliability. (again cant fault ...
by venom38
Thu Oct 23, 2014 10:52 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Legend 45 spotted
Replies: 23
Views: 1920

Re: Legend 45 spotted

http://toyota.co.za/ranges/hilux#overview" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Stainless steel nudge bar with Legend 45 badge Grey Alloy wheels Rear step bumper with towbar Combination leather & fabric seats with matching steering wheel Colour coded door handles Colour coded door handles, ...
by venom38
Sat Nov 16, 2013 7:52 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Recovery hooks op Vigo
Replies: 9
Views: 998

Re: Recovery hooks op Vigo

Jammer om slegte nuus oor te dra maar ek het myne afgebreek met n baie ligte trekkie in modder
by venom38
Tue May 14, 2013 3:34 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: What mileage on your 3.0 D4D
Replies: 57
Views: 5091

Re: What mileage on your 3.0 D4D

170 000 no problems yet. Every 10k service at the stealers
by venom38
Sun Mar 10, 2013 12:32 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: RFAD - 9 March 2013 - Who is in?
Replies: 386
Views: 14592

Re: RFAD - 9 March 2013 - Who is in?

we enjoyed it a lot. thanks to all
by venom38
Sat Mar 02, 2013 2:19 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: RFAD - 9 March 2013 - Who is in?
Replies: 386
Views: 14592

Re: RFAD - 9 March 2013 - Who is in?

can we still add venom38 to that list guys - participate
by venom38
Sun Oct 28, 2012 7:19 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 3,0 D4d timing belt replacement.
Replies: 7
Views: 6765

Re: 3,0 D4d timing belt replacement.

on 150k your light will come on "T-Belt". just did mine
by venom38
Sat Sep 29, 2012 9:53 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Beraka 29 September 2012 Day Trip
Replies: 270
Views: 9468

Re: Beraka 29 September 2012 Day Trip

was lekker gewees dankie manne
by venom38
Mon Sep 24, 2012 7:41 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Beraka 29 September 2012 Day Trip
Replies: 270
Views: 9468

Re: Beraka 29 September 2012 Day Trip

Please add me to the list as well. venom (corne)
by venom38
Fri Jun 22, 2012 9:23 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Wie is ook verslaaf aan Diablo III
Replies: 16
Views: 883

Re: Wie is ook verslaaf aan Diablo III

Level 53 Wizard :) Daar het al baie ure ingegaan
by venom38
Sat May 26, 2012 11:04 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: FM Radio Antenna Installation - VIGO
Replies: 4
Views: 394

FM Radio Antenna Installation - VIGO

Ek weet nie of enigeen al met hierdie gesukkel het nie, maar ek het en toe uiteindelik die regte antwoord gekry. Dalk help dit iemand : As jy graag 'n ander radio wil insit in jou vigo gaan jy met die probleem sit dat die antenna connector is net vir toyota radios gemaak. Maar die connector kom van ...
by venom38
Thu Apr 19, 2012 9:42 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Nissan 4x4 club - 21 April - Recovery training - Free!
Replies: 28
Views: 1401

Re: Nissan 4x4 club - 21 April - Recovery training - Free!

HI Mark, sien jou daar Saterdag (of heel moontlik op die pad soontoe)
by venom38
Thu Apr 19, 2012 8:41 am
Forum: Recovery Stories
Topic: Recovery Information Thread - Facts Only
Replies: 38
Views: 7417

Re: Recovery Information Thread - Facts Only

Mark, I unfortunately don't have exact figures but I can tell you it is to be used for towing only. I had one that broke off after very little pulling power was applied (Fortunately it just fell to the ground due to the slow speed and low pulling power used)
by venom38
Wed Apr 18, 2012 10:09 am
Forum: Limpopo
Topic: bly almal by die huis 27/4/2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2686

Re: bly almal by die huis 27/4/2012

rust de winter naweek :-)
by venom38
Fri Mar 30, 2012 10:04 am
Forum: Trail Reports
Topic: DeWildt 28-01-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 3841

Re: DeWildt 31/03/2012

Ons gaan so bietjie dewildt toe die 31 ste (more) Laat weet as daar nog van die hilux manne daar gaan wees. Ons mik om so 9 uur daar te wees
by venom38
Mon Jan 30, 2012 11:04 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: GTG 25 Feb 2012 Gauteng - Venue change!!!
Replies: 52
Views: 3071

Re: GTG 25 Feb 2012 Gauteng - Rust De Winter

Sit asb vir my op - Venom38
by venom38
Thu Jan 19, 2012 8:42 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: Help me pull a prank!!!
Replies: 32
Views: 1026

Re: Help me pull a prank!!!

+1
by venom38
Thu Nov 17, 2011 8:20 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Front Coil Spacer - Safe?
Replies: 10
Views: 3730

Re: Front Coil Spacer - Safe?

Your closest Supaquick will fit them quickly and cheaply. Its easier if you are alone or if the only jack that you have is your bottlejack and your highlift
by venom38
Wed Nov 09, 2011 9:56 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hilux 3.0 D4D Brake Pedal noise/vibration
Replies: 6
Views: 1457

Re: Hilux 3.0 D4D Brake Pedal noise/vibration

I also had the same problem and thought it was the abs. Toyota skimmed my discs on the last service and problem is gone. Everything back to normal and no more thumping against the brake pedal (Usually did it with long donwhills)
by venom38
Fri Nov 04, 2011 9:44 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Christmas Cheer Raffle - Please Read!!
Replies: 388
Views: 76950

Re: Christmas Cheer Raffle - Please Read!!

Nommer 38 vir my asb - Paid
by venom38
Fri Nov 04, 2011 4:38 pm
Forum: Group Buys
Topic: Silky NATA
Replies: 100
Views: 3124

Re: Silky NATA

Add me to the list please
by venom38
Tue Jul 12, 2011 5:31 pm
Forum: Electronic Gadgets and Radios
Topic: Rechargeable batteries for camera
Replies: 14
Views: 505

Re: Rechargeable batteries for camera

Most rechargeables these days are nimh. (the older ones were Ni-Cad) The new thing on the market however are the pre-charged or ready charged ones. They keep between 70-85% (depending on make) of their charge after lying in a cupboard for a year thus you don't need to charge them every time. (Most N...
by venom38
Fri Jul 01, 2011 11:09 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: lendgend 40 t/diff overheat
Replies: 5
Views: 359

Re: lendgend 40 t/diff overheat

I have a 2009 d4d and recently did 5 days in 4x4 of which 2 days were low range. Total km was about 800-1000. Never had any lights come on. (Ok the fuel filter light came on and I replaced it)
by venom38
Tue Jun 07, 2011 1:59 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 4.0 V6 D/Cab noisy back seat
Replies: 20
Views: 1052

Re: 4.0 V6 D/Cab noisy back seat

I had exactly the same problem. (2009 model DC) The best solution is to cut half of the catch off. (+- 40-45mm inner catch left) I will try to post some pics. Then either put some rubber hose around it or just some insulation tape (I went the insulation tape route- a lot) No more problems and the ba...
by venom38
Wed May 25, 2011 11:48 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Something for the gray matter
Replies: 7
Views: 472

Re: Something for the gray matter

I'll start
1. 7 seas
2. applepie
4. forgive and forget
6. firstaid
7. ? half promise
11. just between you and me
12. standing ovation
13 i understand you undermine 2 undermine my undertaking
14 growing economy
15 just around the corner
by venom38
Tue May 24, 2011 8:07 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: POLICE CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE
Replies: 9
Views: 508

Re: POLICE CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE

I will do that. Thanks for the info
by venom38
Tue May 24, 2011 6:33 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: POLICE CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE
Replies: 9
Views: 508

Re: POLICE CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE

Thanks Chris, exactly my problem, I'm out in the bundus and the closest police depot is 60km which basically means a whole morning for me.

ps - yes i got exactly those docs: bank, insurance and medical aid
by venom38
Mon May 23, 2011 5:57 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: POLICE CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE
Replies: 9
Views: 508

POLICE CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE

Hi Guys, do you know if a POLICE CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE is required for Namibia? We are planning on going on a trip and was told to get one but the nearest police station doing this is in mid-city joburg

Appreciate any thoughts

Cheers

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