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by Scott
Wed Nov 25, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: 4x2 Hilux's Welcome
Topic: Tow Strap
Replies: 5
Views: 223

Re: Tow Strap

I buy the 10 ton ratchet strap without the ratchet itself mostly second hand you can pick them up from R40.If required cut the hook off and tie a bow shackle on if necessary but if you going to tie it to either side of the vehicle be careful how you tie it as they can pull extremely tight and you wi...
by Scott
Mon Nov 16, 2020 7:20 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Diff and Gearbox Filler Plug
Replies: 1
Views: 83

Re: Diff and Gearbox Filler Plug

Metrench Sockets normally deal with those half striped bolts but better to replace.
by Scott
Fri Nov 01, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Spookspruit 4x4 Trail: 22 - 24 November 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 4078

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

will check with family but normally just me last time just slept in the front seat to much effort to set up camp.But we had had a good time especially volleyball in the pool.
by Scott
Tue Oct 15, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: Limited slip diff in front axle?
Replies: 17
Views: 2914

Re: Limited slip diff in front axle?

My SFA I drive 2H on dirt roads as in the 80's I spent alot of time in Bots and most drove in 2H.
extra fuel and ware and tare for me.
by Scott
Tue Oct 15, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: 2019 in review.
Replies: 32
Views: 3222

Re: 2019 in review.

agree with a lot said did not read everyone comments but agree with a lot said. look we all know money is scares. maybe we should way in on the criteria for a day trip or weekend trip and then see interest. E.G distance from East Rand/Centurion etc track must have escape routes above level 3 ablutio...
by Scott
Tue Oct 15, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Ford V6 conversion
Replies: 7
Views: 1205

Re: Ford V6 conversion

4x4 direct has a unit that will rectify the input to output.
by Scott
Mon Sep 30, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: Spares
Topic: Limited slip diff , 1993 , SFA.
Replies: 16
Views: 2802

Re: Limited slip diff , 1993 , SFA.

there is re coned local diffs that have lockers advertised in the cape give them a call you should be able to do a trade in.
by Scott
Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Tyres & Shocks for SFA
Replies: 13
Views: 1208

Re: Tyres & Shocks for SFA

I have SFA and for mixed use I would not go bigger than 31"for various reasons. You need to look at full articulation and full lock left and right nose down on one side and see if it would catch. Fuel economy. Damage to components As to the Tyre's I have BF's on at the moment good Tyre but has ...
by Scott
Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: SFA Leaf Spring Noise. Any Ideas?
Replies: 14
Views: 1682

Re: SFA Leaf Spring Noise. Any Ideas?

Front leaf springs are straight and that is normal back does look a bit tired but would not worry.New pins bushes and copper slip the packs you have got nothing to loose.
by Scott
Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Blad vere
Replies: 11
Views: 1104

Re: Blad vere

You can search for camil suspension it comes up.
Also Vanzyl spring works quoted me about 2K for front leafs.
by Scott
Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: SFA Front brake kit
Replies: 7
Views: 603

Re: SFA Front brake kit

It is strange that you cannot find a kit I am sure I got mine from Midas try different spares shop.
by Scott
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Blad vere
Replies: 11
Views: 1104

Re: Blad vere

I recently bought Camil coil over shocks in Pretoria after some research and my cousin reassuring me that if I was unhappy with them he would buy them off me.I am so far happy with them.
by Scott
Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Blad vere
Replies: 11
Views: 1104

Re: Blad vere

Nick are you talking front and back.
by Scott
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: Web Related Discussions and Suggestions
Topic: Where can i get good Recon Diff or Second Hand Diff
Replies: 10
Views: 1896

Re: Where can i get good Recon Diff or Second Hand Diff

yes agree with Andy that is same as taxi diff as far as I know so there will be very good replacement parts and very bad parts out there i remember when I done the bearings the spares shop pulled a no name brand out and I said try again and they had name brands in stock at a price difference but wor...
by Scott
Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Bargain Alert
Topic: Falcon tyres
Replies: 4
Views: 2072

Re: Falcon tyres

thanks a long way from GP
by Scott
Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Web Related Discussions and Suggestions
Topic: Where can i get good Recon Diff or Second Hand Diff
Replies: 10
Views: 1896

Re: Where can i get good Recon Diff or Second Hand Diff

That looks like a import diff which is a very strong diff so you can normally have it re-conned or you can have a look at putting the d4d center portions in for better ratio.
by Scott
Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Bargain Alert
Topic: Falcon tyres
Replies: 4
Views: 2072

Re: Falcon tyres

where is Durbanville
by Scott
Tue Jun 25, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 15 inch All Terrain Tyres
Replies: 5
Views: 1013

Re: 15 inch All Terrain Tyres

I have a Cousin in Francis town with a fitment center and he fits mostly the Chinese tires to the locals and says they have no problems as said before they have emproved. I think you should phone around as when I looked in December Bridgestone was not a bad price.I am currently swopping over to Gene...
by Scott
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: The fuel consumption of my Hilux
Replies: 343
Views: 177081

Re: The fuel consumption of my Hilux

Vehicle:1988 SFA double cab
KM around 300k
Motor:KZTE with 5LT pump
Tyres 31x10.5x15
Tyre pressure around 2.2 bar
Aircon:no
Canopy:Yes
Open road with venter trailer around 9.5KM/l at 100KM/h true speed
off road and messing around not bad.
by Scott
Thu May 16, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: 2008 yaris service
Replies: 7
Views: 1676

Re: 2008 yaris service

i do oil every 15000km air filter and most time plugs but any good multi grade will work but remember the 2nz motor has a small pickup in the sump.
by Scott
Thu May 16, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: 2008 yaris service
Replies: 7
Views: 1676

Re: 2008 yaris service

just done my yaris 1.3 at 278000km used shell HX5 hi Milage R305/Plugs R37 each/z212 oil filter R50/air filter R80
and done surpantine belt last one was done on 160000km
by Scott
Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4
Replies: 75
Views: 8710

Re: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4

What time are you guys planning on getting to RFAD.
by Scott
Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4
Replies: 75
Views: 8710

Re: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4

entryforms sent in
by Scott
Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: 4x2 Hilux's Welcome
Topic: DIY Immobilizer (wanted)
Replies: 8
Views: 1915

Re: DIY Immobilizer (wanted)

if the diesel has good compression a lot will start without glow plugs.My father in law was in Balito he did not even Know that he was to wait for glow plug light to go off before starting until a cold morning up here.
by Scott
Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4
Replies: 75
Views: 8710

Re: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4

are you still looking for entrees.
by Scott
Fri Dec 07, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: Rear Diff (local humming noise)
Replies: 13
Views: 1969

Re: Rear Diff (local humming noise)

rather safe than sorry i guess that it is a gearmax diff take it too a few different places to get quotes or their opinion
by Scott
Thu Dec 06, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: Rear Diff (local humming noise)
Replies: 13
Views: 1969

Re: Rear Diff (local humming noise)

on smooth tar weave the vehicle side to side and listen for change in pitch also jack back wheels and feel for play
by Scott
Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:37 am
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: 4x4 Direct Montana, Pretoria opens on 21 July 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1983

Re: 4x4 Direct Montana, Pretoria opens on 21 July 2018

Well Done Robbie wish you all of the best.
by Scott
Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Wheels and Tyres
Topic: 4 Tyres and rims
Replies: 1
Views: 1320

Re: 4 Tyres and rims

are the supper diggers 31x10.5x15 and cant see how much tread left
by Scott
Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: SFA Hilux what to do ??
Replies: 16
Views: 1258

Re: SFA Hilux what to do ??

strip motor normally heat size on one or two pistons so you can re bore and put new pistons or new sleaves you are still in for a bit of money.
by Scott
Thu May 03, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: SFA Brake Booster advise needed.
Replies: 3
Views: 579

Re: SFA Brake Booster advise needed.

try bumper to bumper or commercial auto parts.
by Scott
Thu Mar 15, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Advice needed
Replies: 3
Views: 808

Re: Advice needed

go to 4x4 direct for advise.
by Scott
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: SFA Tail lights
Replies: 7
Views: 1118

Re: SFA Tail lights

Bumper to bumper should also have and most body part suppliers have books so you can identify the vehicle.Comercial auto parts jhb has taxi section just take sample.
by Scott
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Decarbonising KZTE engine
Replies: 10
Views: 1300

Re: Decarbonising KZTE engine

looks like I am not the only one with KZTE problems mine packed up Sunday just outside Witbank had get my wife to tow me in.Previous block droped off at engineering should collect today and start the rebuild.
by Scott
Tue Feb 20, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: SFA steering box replacement
Replies: 5
Views: 1426

Re: SFA steering box replacement

I have a non power steering box as I upgraded mine.From time to time you can get them but are scares.
by Scott
Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Radios and Licensing
Topic: Old CB Radios
Replies: 4
Views: 1737

Re: Old CB Radios

Some people still use them in your area on 27 uper side band.
by Scott
Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:07 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Hilux sfa general questions
Replies: 20
Views: 3791

Re: Hilux sfa general questions

Kobus found the 4Y to be a real dog as suggested efi it and then it is a lot better I personally would have rebuilt the ford V6 suggest keep it until you have done a few trips.I am running KZTE in mine at moment.
by Scott
Fri Nov 03, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: Engine swap possibilities? YN57R 3Y petrol
Replies: 4
Views: 1476

Re: Engine swap possibilities? YN57R 3Y petrol

You could fuel inject the motor the 3Y came out with it alternate is kzte I got a Toyota bell housing for my conversion.
by Scott
Fri Nov 03, 2017 11:54 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Knocking Engine Noise 2004 Hilux 1KZ-TE
Replies: 8
Views: 2405

Re: Knocking Engine Noise 2004 Hilux 1KZ-TE

I had similar issue and news was not good it was rings that had collapsed on no1 piston.Suggest you can also do a compression test.
by Scott
Fri Nov 03, 2017 11:35 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: KZte battles to start after a few days of being parked
Replies: 12
Views: 1846

Re: KZte battles to start after a few days of being parked

The cheapest way I found is put a electric in line fuel pump and connected to ignition this way it will deliver fuel to pump.My stepfathers ML270 had very similar issues and this solved it.
by Scott
Fri Nov 03, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: Power steering issues merc 300d 5cl into sfa
Replies: 11
Views: 2232

Re: Power steering issues merc 300d 5cl into sfa

Tony I used a QD32 pump on my SFA and I am sure that is for rack power steering.must add when I fitted it I had to move steering right to left for a while to get it working.
by Scott
Fri Sep 22, 2017 12:04 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: 4y or 22R
Replies: 10
Views: 3612

Re: 4y or 22R

got 4y efi manifold injectors and MR Turbo box that I can sell you will have to find someone to fit it.The guys say it makes a big diffrence.
by Scott
Thu Sep 21, 2017 11:57 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: where is my Coolant going?
Replies: 8
Views: 1736

Re: where is my Coolant going?

just rebuilt a kzte but block also suspect loosing water there as well.I could see the difference in hose pressure between old motor and this motor will have to fork R650 out for a gasket again and have another look.Also you can try pulling injectors out as if a cylinder is burning water it changes ...
by Scott
Wed Aug 30, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Starter Motor KZTE
Replies: 4
Views: 809

Re: Starter Motor KZTE

Robbert what is the starter doing as earthing and the two positive supplies are crucial I have a 70 amp relay on mine.The recon unit is a good way to go.
by Scott
Wed Aug 30, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: Other Vehicles
Topic: Any alarm/anti hijack technicians around?
Replies: 15
Views: 6258

Re: Any alarm/anti hijack technicians around?

phone around for a new alarm to be fitted I think I paid R1600 for my sfa because insurance demanded it.Then you have new remotes/alarm and a guarantee.If you are still looking someone I could ask my brother he worked in the Cape for 8 years for Netstar.
by Scott
Tue May 30, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 3.0 d4d engine
Replies: 5
Views: 1252

Re: 3.0 d4d engine

phone the scrap yards they have to keep all the records of the vehicles they get in including kilos.So if you take the time you will find a low kilo motor for a bit more than normal retail.
by Scott
Fri May 19, 2017 11:19 am
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: General questions about the sfa.
Replies: 5
Views: 1810

Re: General questions about the sfa.

if it is town and farm short open road travel 2.4D on a uphill a donkey cart will overtake you.4y with efi is alright as to the people that have them.had a ford V6 in my SFA alright better than 4y.Driven WL(2.5d ford)nice motor and simple to maintain.Have got kZTE in my SFA with manual pump(5LT) run...
by Scott
Wed May 10, 2017 10:30 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Advice on tyres
Replies: 4
Views: 1287

Re: Advice on tyres

At least you wont cry if you slice a side wall and depending on use but I would give them a go.
by Scott
Thu Mar 23, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: 4x4 Fun Day - Northam
Replies: 9
Views: 3000

Re: 4x4 Fun Day - Northam

Greg do they not have a web site some do not do face female dog
by Scott
Thu Mar 23, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: Toyota Surf & 4Runner
Topic: Radiator Replacement Post
Replies: 6
Views: 3010

Re: Radiator Replacement Post

if the surf is the same as the SFA in front some fit kzte radiator I run a kzte in a SFA/hips and it works.
by Scott
Mon Mar 13, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Steering wheel replacement
Replies: 7
Views: 1614

Re: Steering wheel replacement

Midas does nice covers had the same on my Isuzu.
by Scott
Fri Mar 10, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Cracked fuel injector
Replies: 11
Views: 1303

Re: Cracked fuel injector

Does 2350 70028 make any sense.
by Scott
Thu Mar 02, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Reach for a dream 2017 4x4 fun day
Replies: 105
Views: 12460

Re: Reach for a dream 2017 4x4 fun day

Greg got mail back from RFAD all good.
by Scott
Thu Mar 02, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Gear Change
Replies: 6
Views: 1080

Re: Gear Change

Andy I think you are correct what I would do if it was my box is drain oil and fill it with ATF to see if it makes a diffrence.
by Scott
Thu Mar 02, 2017 9:21 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Reach for a dream 2017 4x4 fun day
Replies: 105
Views: 12460

Re: Reach for a dream 2017 4x4 fun day

Had no feedback from the RFAD people has anyone had a confirmation mail.
by Scott
Wed Mar 01, 2017 7:29 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Gear Change
Replies: 6
Views: 1080

Re: Gear Change

It sounds like a sincro gear.I took my box to a place in Benoni to assemble after we striped it to see what was broken.The owner should be able to tell you what is wrong as he does a lot of taxi boxes.
by Scott
Fri Feb 24, 2017 8:31 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Reach for a dream 2017 4x4 fun day
Replies: 105
Views: 12460

Re: Reach for a dream 2017 4x4 fun day

paid and mailed forms
by Scott
Wed Dec 21, 2016 5:39 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: Uitlaat stelsel vir die beste torq op SFA 4 Y
Replies: 5
Views: 1747

Re: Uitlaat stelsel vir die beste torq op SFA 4 Y

Dawie clean looking sfa very nice.
As what I was lead to believe a 4Y needs back pressure from the exhaust for torque.How much is a good question.
by Scott
Wed Dec 21, 2016 5:33 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Replacement of Center Carrier Bearing
Replies: 18
Views: 6345

Re: Replacement of Center Carrier Bearing

generic part

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