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by Haboob
Sun Nov 03, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: Eastern Cape
Topic: Da Kei Rally 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 424

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: 130

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: 7
Views: 597

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: 7
Views: 597

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: 514

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: 237

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: 953

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: 953

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: 953

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: 953

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: 1605

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: 1605

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: 332

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: 1060

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: 3319

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: 3319

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: 3319

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: 1923

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: 249

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: 543

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: 281

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: 12441

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: 12441

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: 12441

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: 12441

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: 12441

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: 158

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: 510

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: 4224

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: 4224

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: 4224

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: 4224

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: 274

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: 451

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: 11122

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: 282

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: 572

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: 7128

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: 1512

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: 7128

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: 4224

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: 480

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: 4628

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: 518

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: 518

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: 4224

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

Gaai eers begin Junie in daai omgewing wees...
by Haboob
Sun Mar 31, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: My New Hilux
Replies: 9
Views: 553

Re: My New Hilux

Lyk baie MOOI.
Iets om oor trots te wees...
by Haboob
Wed Mar 27, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: How strong is an Aluminium Canopy?
Replies: 7
Views: 423

Re: How strong is an Aluminium Canopy?

Dankie vir die interesante onderwerp en toetse wat ons nou meer op ons gemak sit in die type kappie. Ek wil byvoeg, dat dit altyd my opinie was, dat die kappies nie almal ewe sterk gebou is nie, dus het ek altyd voorgestel dat die kappies goed deurgekyk word, en die sterkste een te koop wat jy kry. ...
by Haboob
Wed Mar 27, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: Camping at Sani Lodge backpackers
Replies: 1
Views: 233

Re: Camping at Sani Lodge backpackers

Have read on another Forum that this is an acceptable place to camp, with reasonable facilities...
by Haboob
Sun Mar 24, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: RIP - Chopper
Replies: 15
Views: 732

Re: RIP - Chopper

Condolences to the family, for a man that still had a lot of plans/projects...
by Haboob
Sat Mar 02, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Maximum towing capacity for the 4Y Hilux Raider
Replies: 8
Views: 223

Re: Maximum towing capacity for the 4Y Hilux Raider

Not only can you cause damage, but it is also illegal to tow anything more than half your vehicle weight, If it is NOT braked.
If it were braked, it should still not be heavier than the towing vehicle...
by Haboob
Fri Feb 22, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: DIY Kitchen Cabinet
Replies: 6
Views: 873

Re: DIY Kitchen Cabinet

Mooi, netjies gedoen. Iets om oor trots te wees. Geluk...
by Haboob
Sat Feb 09, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Pics of my Stallion
Replies: 16
Views: 570

Re: Pics of my Stallion

That stead is so clean and shiny, I would wonder if it even knows what off-road is?
Still looks good though and something to be proud of...
by Haboob
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Rough vibration during lift off
Replies: 13
Views: 328

Re: Rough vibration during lift off

The other thing to look at with this vibration and that type of mileage, is the center Drive-shaft bearing and the actual drive shaft.
See if it is properly greased and then try and move it around. If you have unreasonable movement then start replacing, where there is the most movement...
by Haboob
Sun Jan 27, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Alternator Protection from Water
Replies: 8
Views: 244

Re: Alternator Protection from Water

Andy, What about the piece about mud driving (brake control to stop wheel spin)? There is a little piece in The Tips on Over Landing in the Useful Articles Section, but you have a LOT more experience in this respect and can probably put it a lot better. I still scared of the brown/black goooo. Espec...
by Haboob
Sun Jan 27, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Rough vibration during lift off
Replies: 13
Views: 328

Re: Rough vibration during lift off

That's why I said oil on the clutch plate, which is normally the result of a clutch shudder...
by Haboob
Sat Jan 26, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Rough vibration during lift off
Replies: 13
Views: 328

Re: Rough vibration during lift off

Could be oil on the clutch plate, but have no idea why it should start now...
by Haboob
Tue Jan 22, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Alternator Protection from Water
Replies: 8
Views: 244

Re: Alternator Protection from Water

The other thing to remember is, while you have a good bow wave going, yo will not have water entering your open windows, even if the water is above the line of the bottom of the window. The water will keep the bow wave around the front as well as the sides of the vehicle, and not enter the cab of th...
by Haboob
Tue Jan 22, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: You Drive Me Crazy !!!
Replies: 35
Views: 1973

Re: You Drive Me Crazy !!!

"I also heard a clunk from front left steering when parking yesterday (Monday) Moving the small gear lever out of 4x4 drive yesterday took some time to do. While in Park, I did hear noises and whinning... But I eventually got it back into 2 wheel drive and the Steering was smoother / easier includin...
by Haboob
Tue Jan 22, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Alternator Protection from Water
Replies: 8
Views: 244

Re: Alternator Protection from Water

There is only one way to do this. You must be sure that there are no hazards in the water, which will stop your vehicle, which will cause it to drown. 2nd gear low range works best under most circumstances, realizing that circumstances change according to conditions. About 2 000 rpm will give you en...

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