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by Haboob
Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Help and advice PLEASE
Replies: 8
Views: 611

Re: Help and advice PLEASE

Firstly, Welcome to the Forum. Secondly, I am not even an Appy mechanic, but, I have read posts where these vehicles go into limp mode, because, The Catalytic Converters get clogged up. This should not be the case with you driving long distances from Mariental to Windhoek and to Cape Town and back w...
by Haboob
Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Nuut...
Replies: 3
Views: 879

Re: Nuut...

Welkom Chris,
Met watter perd ry jy...
by Haboob
Thu Jan 09, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: Toyopet and Toyota Stout
Topic: 1963 Toyopet Stout
Replies: 6
Views: 560

Re: 1963 Toyopet Stout

Very hardy vehicle, with a very hard suspension and under powered as were the vehicles of that era...
by Haboob
Mon Jan 06, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: Namibia
Topic: Lost property in Namibia
Replies: 10
Views: 5068

Re: Lost property in Namibia

No Problem Andy...
by Haboob
Fri Jan 03, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Namibia
Topic: Lost property in Namibia
Replies: 10
Views: 5068

Re: Lost property in Namibia

Hi Andy, where there is a will there is a way. If it is to help a forum member, a plan will be made... If you can find out exactly where the trailer is, I will be in the vicinity during May, but may not be driving the exact track/road that they used/where the trailer is. We tend to move off the tour...
by Haboob
Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: Namibia
Topic: Lost property in Namibia
Replies: 10
Views: 5068

Re: Lost property in Namibia

So tell him to contact owner through registration, Or,
If he needs assistance, then he can tell us to assist & he can verify ownership around the found property...
by Haboob
Thu Jan 02, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: General House Keeping
Topic: Ventilation/Aircon
Replies: 4
Views: 2183

Re: Ventilation/Aircon

Welcome to the Forum Jacques.
Thanks for the reply to Marc's question.
Handy man to have around, that knows his way around electronics...
by Haboob
Thu Jan 02, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: Namibia
Topic: Lost property in Namibia
Replies: 10
Views: 5068

Re: Lost property in Namibia

Hi Andy, The Poster on the Hilux Face Book Page, Does he have a picture of the trailer, or The registration number, which was what I would be looking at in the picture. In that way we could trace the owner, to get something of his back to him. Big loss, but maybe he could have done some type of reco...
by Haboob
Sat Dec 28, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 4 Low Range Gear Selection
Replies: 2
Views: 206

Re: 4 Low Range Gear Selection

The gear change will work as long as you are not riding your clutch to pull off in 3rd gear (Depends on the incline and how thick the mud is).
Using the handbrake a little to get started can also prevent unnecessary wheel spin ...
by Haboob
Tue Dec 24, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 96 SFA 2,4 Diesel 4x4 - Worth Restoring??
Replies: 14
Views: 963

Re: 96 SFA 2,4 Diesel 4x4 - Worth Restoring??

Hi Petri,
Welcome to this Forum.
There is a place in Pretoria, that has all Toyota spares.
I do not know the name, but any reasonable panel-beater, would use them,
so would know who they are. Probably insurers as well, as scrapped vehicle would be sent there.
Hope you come right...
by Haboob
Thu Dec 19, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: Eastern Cape
Topic: E/ Cape 2019 YE GTG
Replies: 39
Views: 3690

Re: E/ Cape 2019 YE GTG

I know and only the pieces that remain under water will last a bit longer, but those that get more oxygen above the waterline, ill disappear at a much faster rate...
by Haboob
Wed Dec 18, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Eastern Cape
Topic: E/ Cape 2019 YE GTG
Replies: 39
Views: 3690

Re: E/ Cape 2019 YE GTG

Thanks for all that posted.
Looks as though everyone had a good time.
No photos of the Jacaranda, would interest those who want to go there in future...
by Haboob
Thu Dec 12, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Tyres size options
Replies: 12
Views: 423

Re: Tyres size options

Hi Edge I also drive with a camper on the back, like your one (just seen the photo ) the extended version, and yes was loaded in 3rd gear low (diff lock Not engaged) engine lost power, changed into 2nd ...too late. These tyres only done 13.000 km so i will just wear then down and change to slightly...
by Haboob
Wed Dec 11, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Tyres size options
Replies: 12
Views: 423

Re: Tyres size options

When Driving 50 km from home, the bigger tyres with the bigger footprint would be fine. The only problem, when you are over landing, you are driving long distances to use the longer profile, once in a blue moon. The bigger tyres will slightly increase your consumption over the whole trip - as they w...
by Haboob
Sun Nov 03, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: Eastern Cape
Topic: Da Kei Rally 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 1786

Re: Da Kei Rally 2019

Looks like a good time was had by all...
by Haboob
Sun Nov 03, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: This Forbidden Tacoma Diesel Is The Truck You Want, But Toyota Won't Build!
Replies: 1
Views: 766

Re: This Forbidden Tacoma Diesel Is The Truck You Want, But Toyota Won't Build!

Yes Eric, I agree. Exactly why I bought the D-4D 3.0 Diesel nine years ago...
by Haboob
Tue Oct 29, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Spookspruit 4x4 Trail: 22 - 24 November 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 3933

Re: Spookspruit 4x4 Trail: 22 - 24 November 2019

You would have to sleep in the back Andy.
When I fetch the keys to go, then Vivienne is already sitting in the vehicle...
by Haboob
Mon Oct 28, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Spookspruit 4x4 Trail: 22 - 24 November 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 3933

Re: Spookspruit 4x4 Trail: 22 - 24 November 2019

Little bit far from the eastern cape...
by Haboob
Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Prado S95 VX Bumper question
Replies: 7
Views: 2161

Re: Prado S95 VX Bumper question

Was thinking on the lines of a "bumper Support" as well.
You ill be amazed at what vibration can break, especially if only spot welded...
by Haboob
Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Oom Thys
Replies: 8
Views: 1541

Re: Oom Thys

...and so say all of ussss.
Give it horns...
by Haboob
Thu Oct 17, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: 2019 in review.
Replies: 32
Views: 2728

Re: 2019 in review.

"Hi Ricky, We did that last year and 3 people turned up." I think that sometimes we try to measure our worth on the crowd we can draw. I mentioned that I attended a function on my own (with SWAMBO). I must also add that it was great and we really enjoyed ourselves. We met other like minded people th...
by Haboob
Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: 2019 in review.
Replies: 32
Views: 2728

Re: 2019 in review.

Camping and 4X4 driving are similar in the fact that most participants will gladly share their knowledge. For the uninformed, it is difficult to judge who the smart jacks are and who has the knowledge. If someone tries to force you or ridicules you, when you are unsure, BEWARE. They want to see you ...
by Haboob
Tue Oct 15, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: 2019 in review.
Replies: 32
Views: 2728

Re: 2019 in review.

You are on the mark Ricky. It was not a snide remark on you, but just a way of saying that an outing need not cost an arm and a leg, so we need not find excuses not to do something. I am not saying that you are a youngster or like me. The sleeping on the sand was done on the beaches around our coast...
by Haboob
Mon Oct 14, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: 2019 in review.
Replies: 32
Views: 2728

Re: 2019 in review.

I agree with most of what has been said here. I am also known to call a spade a shovel, so can view my opinion when I feel the need. My position is that I travel quite a bit, so I will view a lot of things, including the outings in the Western Cape & OFS, but can only get actively involved in those ...
by Haboob
Wed Sep 25, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New to the forum
Replies: 10
Views: 3553

Re: New to the forum

Still a bit stiff I presume, but nearly run in...
by Haboob
Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New to the forum
Replies: 10
Views: 3553

Re: New to the forum

Hi Mitch,
Welcome back.
You have a great vehicle which is not easily beaten on reliability.
What is the current mileage?
by Haboob
Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Goodbye FJ Cruiser - Hello TJ Cruiser
Replies: 3
Views: 1288

Re: Goodbye FJ Cruiser - Hello TJ Cruiser

Agree with Eric on this one. It probably leaks oil as well...
by Haboob
Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: Namibië 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 3042

Re: Namibië 2019

Hallo Hennie, All Border Posts have restrictions on everything/anything you take into that country. 1 Case of beer, 01 1 bottle wine or 1 bottle spirits etc pp Meat, usually about 25 kg - unless there is out break of Foot & Mouth Disease Also check on Bird Flu - if an outbreak has occurred no bird p...
by Haboob
Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.
Replies: 43
Views: 7590

Re: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.

No problem Andy...
by Haboob
Fri Jul 19, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.
Replies: 43
Views: 7590

Re: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.

Het hom dit meegedeel toe ek die goed vir hom oorhandig het. Hulle het sommer kom kuier toe hy die goed kom haal het...
by Haboob
Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.
Replies: 43
Views: 7590

Re: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.

Hallo Hennie en Sonja, Bly julle is veilig terrug. Het Andy vandag gesien, wat my vertel het dat jou trip op die Forum geplaas is. Hom sommer die fuel additive gegee. Ek is baie beindruk oor die plaasing van die verslag in Engels en dat dit so gou gedoen is. Baie mooi, nou kan die internationale lee...
by Haboob
Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Owning a Prado. Pro's and Cons.
Replies: 6
Views: 2546

Re: Owning a Prado. Pro's and Cons.

Firstly, (I am no expert, so take everything I say with a pinch of salt) you give no indication on what the vehicle is to be used for. If carting kids to school, get a golf or a tazz. If for trails, these vehicles have a lot of Tupperware. If for over landing, you can expect to hear a lot more creak...
by Haboob
Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 23 - 25 August 2019 Lake Eland Trip
Replies: 2
Views: 708

Re: 23 - 25 August 2019 Lake Eland Trip

Hallo Hendrik,
Ons is terrug en sal oor daai tydberk seker by Fairlands, net buite Ramsgate wees vir ongveer 'n maand.
Ons SAL beskikbaar wees vir die naweek.
My epos is
edgew60atgmaildotcom
om die naweek te bespreek.
Groete,
Edge
by Haboob
Sun Jun 09, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: Killarney 4x4 Trip and Camping
Replies: 4
Views: 1364

Re: Killarney 4x4 Trip and Camping

Also looks very nice there Hendrik, but a lot of water and mud...
by Haboob
Sat Jun 08, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: Lake Eland Nature Reserve 4x4 trail and camping
Replies: 3
Views: 1120

Re: Lake Eland Nature Reserve 4x4 trail and camping

Looks great, but we will be leaving for an over border excursion on this week-end and will only be in your area in August, 2019. If you have little or no interest, then I would be interested to join you at this venue sometime in mid August. If you are interested for August, then my contact details a...
by Haboob
Mon Jun 03, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Alu Canopy en Eie krag
Replies: 94
Views: 14199

Re: Alu Canopy en Eie krag

Julle moet nou minder saamry, nie meer nie... :D:
by Haboob
Sun Jun 02, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Alu Canopy en Eie krag
Replies: 94
Views: 14199

Re: Alu Canopy en Eie krag

Mooi Hennie. Kon jy die wasmasjien nie op die onderste rak gekry het nie?
Die boonste rak moet nou die gewig dra, en die "center of gravity", is nou net bietjie hoer...
by Haboob
Thu May 16, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Alu Canopy en Eie krag
Replies: 94
Views: 14199

Re: Alu Canopy en Eie krag

Hulle se dis prastig om te snorkel in die meere, so het maar voorsienning gemaak. Dit behoort daar warmder te wees as by die Dooie See, waar jy swem, sowel as beter uitsig. Miskien nie so gesond nie. Jy het ook jou BRAAI kwota VERRRR oorskry, Jy weet mos, meng jou met die semels, en die varke vreet ...
by Haboob
Wed May 15, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Alu Canopy en Eie krag
Replies: 94
Views: 14199

Re: Alu Canopy en Eie krag

Hennie, Ek glo die setup gaan baie beter werk. Daar is nou ook minder goed wat kan breek, en klere is nader en makliker om by te kom. Waar kom die wasmasjien? Het jy een gekry? Wil nie sien dat arme Sonja, julle afdag moet gebruik, net om wasgoed te doen nie. So veel makliker om elke dag, net daai d...
by Haboob
Mon May 13, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Alu Canopy en Eie krag
Replies: 94
Views: 14199

Re: Alu Canopy en Eie krag

Lyk baie mooi Hennie, Ek glo nou dat dit baie beter gaan werk. Ek neem aan dat die gereedskap na agter - binne geskuif word. Wat van die stoele. Indien ek hier kommentaar kan lewer, sal ek voorstel, dat jy 'n laai bou, Wat onder die dak kom van agter, met 'n "hindge" agter - na die voorkant van die ...
by Haboob
Sun May 12, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Uneven drive on cold mornings
Replies: 3
Views: 228

Re: Uneven drive on cold mornings

I see there are limited choices here to solve the problem.
Is the electronic choke working when the vehicle is cold (does it idle higher than normal)?
If not, it will be inclined to splutter until it warms up....
by Haboob
Fri May 10, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Metal on metal noise, Hilux 3.0 2010, double cab 4x4
Replies: 1
Views: 1265

Re: Metal on metal noise, Hilux 3.0 2010, double cab 4x4

Suspension bushes maybe...
by Haboob
Thu May 09, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Free State
Topic: Calling all Free Staters (and anyone else interested)
Replies: 27
Views: 6785

Re: Calling all Free Staters (and anyone else interested)

Tikwe will be fine.
Be nice meeting you as well.
Listen for my call...
by Haboob
Wed May 08, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Free State
Topic: Calling all Free Staters (and anyone else interested)
Replies: 27
Views: 6785

Re: Calling all Free Staters (and anyone else interested)

PM returned, so Tikwe it is, unless you can recommend another venue...
by Haboob
Tue May 07, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Free State
Topic: Calling all Free Staters (and anyone else interested)
Replies: 27
Views: 6785

Re: Calling all Free Staters (and anyone else interested)

Hi Shane, How loudly must I shout for you to hear me? If you will come over, I will be there, so don't let me down, and I won't let you down. If you let me down, I loose a day, you lose nothing, otherwise I'll just go straight on to Parys, but only leave from East London the next day. PM me your Cel...
by Haboob
Sun May 05, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Free State
Topic: Calling all Free Staters (and anyone else interested)
Replies: 27
Views: 6785

Re: Calling all Free Staters (and anyone else interested)

"Johan I agree. So lets give it a couple of weeks. I want to see if I can shuffle some weekends around and maybe Haboob can join us?" Hi Shane/Johan, Thanks a lot for the thought, but please do not try to accommodate me. I will be overloaded at the beginning of an over-land trip, when I pass through...
by Haboob
Fri May 03, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2000 Hilux 2400D (2L) SWB
Replies: 6
Views: 374

Re: 2000 Hilux 2400D (2L) SWB

Hoop jy kry baie genotvolle km op jou nuwe projec.
Kyk gerus na die "timing belt/chain".
Gewoonweg word dit op 150 000 km gedoen.
Miskien was dit nie op die laaste 150 000 km gedoen nie.
Groot skade indien dit breek...
by Haboob
Wed May 01, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New hilux from the Garden Route
Replies: 3
Views: 1231

Re: New hilux from the Garden Route

Hope you have many safe & happy km's...
by Haboob
Wed May 01, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Proverbs, paste your favorites.
Replies: 216
Views: 16675

Re: Proverbs, paste your favorites.

You can only cut something shorter, not longer - Wade Geer
The "short cut" is the longest (in time), more scenic and interesting route.
Something that is better than what you have, is not necessary the BEST...
by Haboob
Sun Apr 28, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Hilux Vigo Armadillo Tonnue Cover
Replies: 3
Views: 574

Re: Hilux Vigo Armadillo Tonnue Cover

I would pay 60 - 70 % of the new price...
by Haboob
Sun Apr 21, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Uiteindelik...
Replies: 14
Views: 1191

Re: Uiteindelik...

Lyk baie mooi.
Model en km lesing?...
by Haboob
Sun Apr 21, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Camping gear, Trailers and Other Non-electronic Gadgets
Topic: Conqueror Courage?
Replies: 17
Views: 9151

Re: Conqueror Courage?

Great to hear and that you are happy with your acquisition...
by Haboob
Fri Apr 19, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: HILUX 1992 2,2 4x4 double cab - R135 000
Replies: 17
Views: 2387

Re: HILUX 1992 2,2 4x4 double cab - R145 000

You seldom get a vehicle in this type of condition, with no extra's, so it would need to be a cash purchase. Looks very nice, but I honestly think that this is a mountain too high to climb, as I doubt you would get finance. I know that you could not purchase anything else in the same condition, for ...
by Haboob
Fri Apr 19, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Camping gear, Trailers and Other Non-electronic Gadgets
Topic: Conqueror Courage?
Replies: 17
Views: 9151

Re: Conqueror Courage?

Shane, have you purchased your trailer yet? If you have, we (I) would like to know what you decided on. If not, I would strongly recommend that you look at all the alternatives you can get. It is much better looking longer and getting what you want (and what meets your needs), as opposed to the firs...
by Haboob
Fri Apr 19, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: Free State
Topic: Calling all Free Staters (and anyone else interested)
Replies: 27
Views: 6785

Re: Calling all Free Staters (and anyone else interested)

"Sorry Haboob, i tried to see if I have an open weekend early in June but no joy. Would have been great to meet you!": No problem, was not expecting you to change the dates, just for my convenience. A whole Province or even part of one, cannot jump to the tunes of an outsider, who is just passing th...
by Haboob
Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Tyre Size - 2019 Hilux 2.8 GD6
Replies: 4
Views: 927

Re: Tyre Size - 2019 Hilux 2.8 GD6

I do not know what your vehicle is currently being used for, but, If you intent using it for over landing to our neighbors up north, then, This should already get the warning lights flickering. If these tyres cannot be obtained in RSA, you are less likely to get them over our borders. If the vehicle...
by Haboob
Sun Apr 07, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Planning our Mozambique trip
Replies: 19
Views: 5902

Re: Planning our Mozambique trip

Hi Tim,
If you have Tracks4Africa Maps, it gives camping facilities at Pomeme...
by Haboob
Wed Apr 03, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Great thanks to MIKEM
Replies: 9
Views: 1149

Re: Great thanks to MIKEM

Wag in Spanning...
by Haboob
Sun Mar 31, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Great thanks to MIKEM
Replies: 9
Views: 1149

Re: Great thanks to MIKEM

Lyk baie mooi Hennie.
Nou waar is al die ander veranderings...
by Haboob
Sun Mar 31, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Free State
Topic: Calling all Free Staters (and anyone else interested)
Replies: 27
Views: 6785

Re: Calling all Free Staters (and anyone else interested)

Gaai eers begin Junie in daai omgewing wees...

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