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by Aquanaut
Tue May 10, 2016 11:52 am
Forum: Spares
Topic: 2014 Hilux front bumper
Replies: 8
Views: 2524

Re: 2014 Hilux front bumper

Free, just take it away.
by Aquanaut
Fri May 06, 2016 10:50 pm
Forum: Spares
Topic: 2014 Hilux front bumper
Replies: 8
Views: 2524

Re: 2014 Hilux front bumper

This Bumper is occupying space in my garage, is there nobody that needs a brand new scratch free bumper for his Hilux or Fortuner.
by Aquanaut
Fri May 06, 2016 10:47 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Toyota recall to repair airbag light - Free
Replies: 40
Views: 6542

Re: Toyota recall to repair airbag light - Free

Got a notification from Toyota to confirm that my vehicle is on the recall list and authorisation was given via email to book the vehicle in at any Toyota dealer near me.
by Aquanaut
Fri Apr 29, 2016 8:34 pm
Forum: Spares
Topic: 2014 Hilux front bumper
Replies: 8
Views: 2524

Re: 2014 Hilux front bumper

This bumper didn't even have the chance to leave the show room floor before it was replaced with the new off road bumper. its been in bubble wrap ever since.
by Aquanaut
Fri Apr 29, 2016 8:25 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Toyota recall to repair airbag light - Free
Replies: 40
Views: 6542

Re: Toyota recall to repair airbag light - Free

Just checked my Hilux and mine is on the recall list. sent my details to the email provided. Lets see if the respond like they did to all the others.
by Aquanaut
Thu Apr 28, 2016 9:57 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Camping in Kasane -Botswana
Replies: 14
Views: 1402

Re: Camping in Kasane -Botswana

Is the falls flowing again? Saw pictures a while ago where the pools at the bottom of the falls were going green with algae. And only one tiny stream flowing over the edge.
by Aquanaut
Thu Apr 28, 2016 1:20 pm
Forum: Spares
Topic: 2014 Hilux front bumper
Replies: 8
Views: 2524

2014 Hilux front bumper

Hi, I have this brand new bumper for sales, it came off a 2014 Hilux double cab when it was replaced with an off road bumper. So second hand brand new. It also comes with the plastic housings for the spots etc.
I am not sure of a selling price so I am accepting offers.
by Aquanaut
Tue Jul 07, 2015 6:39 pm
Forum: Electronic Gadgets and Radios
Topic: Problem with Campmaster Fridge / Freezer
Replies: 10
Views: 2910

Problem with Campmaster Fridge / Freezer

I have got a 40L Fridge /freezer. It has been working quite well for about 2 years now and been on some rough trips with me. It works well on 12v but when I connect it to the mains, the following happens. It will cool down to what ever temp I have set, but after maintaining that temp for a couple of...
by Aquanaut
Mon Jul 06, 2015 7:17 pm
Forum: Kwazulu-Natal
Topic: KZN Members and Non Members
Replies: 10
Views: 2416

Re: KZN Members and Non Members

Basil and I live on the Bluff
by Aquanaut
Sat May 23, 2015 8:47 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Gas Installation
Replies: 28
Views: 1290

Re: Gas Installation

Did my own. Once done I called in a 'gas' guy, and had him inspect and sign it off. Paid for the inspection and certificate only.
by Aquanaut
Tue May 12, 2015 5:26 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Who owns the car?
Replies: 5
Views: 400

Re: Who owns the car?

And because your new vehicle is under warranty and all servicing has to be done by the dealer who sold you the vehicle, "they" have colluded to have the cost of these services fixed at such a high price that it is almost impossible to afford to service the vehicle and if you don't, bang goes the war...
by Aquanaut
Tue May 12, 2015 11:36 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: 2015
Replies: 35
Views: 4235

Re: 2015

Frederick wrote:Baie interessante kolf daai.
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by Aquanaut
Sun May 10, 2015 7:23 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: 2015
Replies: 35
Views: 4235

Re: 2015

Frederick wrote:Lekker!!!
Watse roer is dit daai?
30-06 vector met n k98 aksie, leupold 3-9 x40 LR Duplex en a linker handse Boyd Kolf. Sierra 180g Game Kings.
by Aquanaut
Thu May 07, 2015 4:51 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: 2015
Replies: 35
Views: 4235

Re: 2015

Hier is myne - laas naweek op Utrecht
by Aquanaut
Wed May 06, 2015 1:49 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Creating website and starting small company
Replies: 16
Views: 855

Re: Creating website and starting small company

My daughter did mine, the design etc. Check it out. If you like what you see, pm me and I will give you her number. http://www.retainingwallsdbn.com" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Very nice! Does she do it professionally? Sent from my SM-N910H using Tapatalk She has just started out...
by Aquanaut
Tue May 05, 2015 3:21 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Creating website and starting small company
Replies: 16
Views: 855

Re: Creating website and starting small company

My daughter did mine, the design etc. Check it out. If you like what you see, pm me and I will give you her number.
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by Aquanaut
Wed Apr 22, 2015 5:12 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Women are definitely from Venus
Replies: 15
Views: 652

Re: Women are definitely from Venus

Now go and buy that ring, before someone else does!
by Aquanaut
Wed Apr 22, 2015 4:52 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Firearm License application?
Replies: 7
Views: 605

Re: Firearm License application?

Your local gun shop will also help with the motivations. Did mine without the "professionals". Got three licenses. As long as you have the competency and realistic with your motivations, you should have the license in a month.
by Aquanaut
Tue Apr 21, 2015 3:22 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: xenophobia
Replies: 12
Views: 544

Re: xenophobia

Stef wrote:En gekwalifiseerde blanke burgers uitvoer bloot oor hul vel kleur
STEM SAAM!!!!!!
by Aquanaut
Tue Apr 21, 2015 3:14 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Women are definitely from Venus
Replies: 15
Views: 652

Re: Women are definitely from Venus

The ring is the most expensive item to buy, you land up paying for it for the rest of your life. :siffler:
by Aquanaut
Thu Apr 16, 2015 4:03 pm
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: Botswana - Junie 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1055

Re: Botswana - Junie 2015

Or you can camp at Bain's baobab which is on your way from Kubu to Maun. It should be a bout a 2 hour - 3 hour trip from Bain's to South Gate. You can then fill up in Maun. Permits for the parks you get at the main gates to the parks. Plenty of diesel / petrol stations on your route. Agree with abov...
by Aquanaut
Wed Apr 15, 2015 5:48 pm
Forum: Recovery Stories
Topic: Kinetic Recovery Failure
Replies: 29
Views: 4720

Re: Recovery Point Failure

ThysdJ wrote:Surely you also wont try to recover a tree? :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: The thin strap was there to "charge" the system with some kinetic energy so that we could demonstrate the fly-away of the kinetic strap when thin strap breaks...
:thumbup:
by Aquanaut
Mon Apr 13, 2015 9:57 am
Forum: Recovery Stories
Topic: Kinetic Recovery Failure
Replies: 29
Views: 4720

Re: Recovery Point Failure

That is like fishing with a 100 pound line with a 2 pound tippet. Surely you would tie the shackle directly to the chassis or if you have a recovery strap, to both chassis points. Not to a piece of thin strapping??
by Aquanaut
Thu Apr 09, 2015 12:25 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: What Rivnuts to use for roofrack rails?
Replies: 31
Views: 2487

Re: What Rivnuts to use for roofrack rails?

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@Pieter: can you get the blind ones (sealed at the bottom) as well?

Thanks. Now I need some too.
by Aquanaut
Thu Apr 09, 2015 12:18 pm
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: Botswana 2015
Replies: 22
Views: 2512

Re: Botswana 2015

Hier is ons beplande trip, sal graag julle menings en voorstelle wil hoor! We will all enter from Martins drift at 06:00 on the 18th of September Spend the day at khama rhino sanctuary and sleep there Stayed here one night. 19/09 drive to khubu island, there is very little to see and do, so will ar...
by Aquanaut
Thu Apr 09, 2015 11:51 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: What Rivnuts to use for roofrack rails?
Replies: 31
Views: 2487

Re: What Rivnuts to use for roofrack rails?

Stupid question, but how do these rivnuts work?
by Aquanaut
Sat Apr 04, 2015 8:52 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Guard dog
Replies: 28
Views: 1502

Re: Guard dog

Kaaskrul wrote:
Aquanaut wrote:I think my Boerboel cross Rotty ticks all the boxes.

As hy daai dogmor poep los, staan jy op of vat jy maar net groot happe tot dit weg is :laugh2:
Ek hardloop ver weg!!!!
by Aquanaut
Thu Mar 26, 2015 7:46 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Guard dog
Replies: 28
Views: 1502

Re: Guard dog

I think my Boerboel cross Rotty ticks all the boxes.
by Aquanaut
Thu Mar 26, 2015 7:36 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: I wonder what happened here
Replies: 20
Views: 1283

Re: I wonder what happened here

Ja, heel voor!!
by Aquanaut
Wed Mar 25, 2015 5:51 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Chinese government ask Landy to recall Evoque
Replies: 18
Views: 1028

Re: Chinese government ask Landy to recall Evoque

ChrisF wrote:Last week noted an article where CHINA is upset about other COPYING "their" products ....


How the wheel turns ... BWHAHAhahaha .....
Who in their right mind would want to copy anything with a label that says "made in China" :surrender:
by Aquanaut
Wed Mar 25, 2015 5:47 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: I wonder what happened here
Replies: 20
Views: 1283

Re: I wonder what happened here

Obelix and Dogmatix wrote:
Masekind wrote:Dink dit was die Cruiser wat alles vol modder gespin het want die deur is nog skoon
Mooi opgelet dink nou ook die selle
I think you are right :celebrate:
by Aquanaut
Tue Mar 24, 2015 5:37 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Lexus Blowing light grey to white smoke from the exhaust
Replies: 12
Views: 738

Re: Lexus Blowing light grey to white smoke from the exhaust

Is your vehicle petrol or diesel? Sometimes the garage swop petrol into their empty diesel tanks and once you fill up with the contaminated petrol, your vehicle will give off a grey/whitish smoke. When that happened to my vehicle a couple of years back, I thought I had blown the motor. But the deale...
by Aquanaut
Tue Mar 24, 2015 5:19 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Ai Ai Ai
Replies: 8
Views: 631

Re: Ai Ai Ai

Why are we the only side that gets screwed by the D/L method.
by Aquanaut
Tue Mar 24, 2015 5:12 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: I wonder what happened here
Replies: 20
Views: 1283

Re: I wonder what happened here

That looks like a farm in Pongola where we went hunting one year, the track through the grass looks normal and solid and then all of a sudden the vehicle disappears. The farmer warned us not to go in certain areas, even in the land cruiser.
by Aquanaut
Mon Mar 23, 2015 5:50 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Help please D4D 3.0 Hilux
Replies: 9
Views: 890

Re: Help please D4D 3.0 Hilux

Diesel sludge, the greenish slimy stuff, blocks the pickup filter? That happened on my old 2.5 TD Ranger.
by Aquanaut
Mon Mar 23, 2015 5:45 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Snorkel Regrets?
Replies: 15
Views: 2243

Re: Snorkel Regrets?

My Vigo 3.0 D4D, the engine seems to be more quiet, even when under a bit of labour. Maybe my imagination or it could be that the engine is performing better with the cooler air rammed down its throat or that the old intake is no longer in the wheel well. I have also seen a slight improvement on the...
by Aquanaut
Fri Mar 20, 2015 10:54 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Chinese government ask Landy to recall Evoque
Replies: 18
Views: 1028

Re: Chinese government ask Landy to recall Evoque

If the Chinese are complaining about quality, then it must be bad, but on the other hand, they should do some quality inspections on their own export products before pointing fingers.
by Aquanaut
Tue Mar 17, 2015 8:45 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: 4x4 or Web wheeling?
Replies: 41
Views: 4504

Re: 4x4 or Web wheeling?

Is daar iets in Natal???
by Aquanaut
Sun Mar 15, 2015 10:03 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Suspension work
Replies: 12
Views: 874

Re: Suspension work

The forum at work. Love it. :thumbup:
by Aquanaut
Mon Mar 09, 2015 2:45 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Olie na diens...?
Replies: 14
Views: 632

Re: Olie na diens...?

:laugh2: :laugh2: :laugh2:
by Aquanaut
Mon Mar 09, 2015 10:29 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Olie na diens...?
Replies: 14
Views: 632

Re: Olie na diens...?

Mud Dog wrote:Die olie wat ann die kante sit maak nie 'n verskil nie - as jy 'n glas water half uitgooi en weer vol maak vat hy net 'n halwe glas om vol te maak. ;-)
Nou weet almal ek is dom! :slap:
by Aquanaut
Mon Mar 09, 2015 8:00 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: My 30-06 se lading-ontwikkeling.
Replies: 5
Views: 2116

Re: My 30-06 se lading-ontwikkeling.

Very nice, wish I could shoot groups like that. :clap: :clap: :clap:
by Aquanaut
Mon Mar 09, 2015 7:56 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Custom Snorkels
Replies: 7
Views: 673

Re: Custom Snorkels

At least the snorkel is colour coded.
by Aquanaut
Sun Mar 08, 2015 2:07 pm
Forum: Land Cruiser
Topic: new cruser V8 tyre upgrades
Replies: 17
Views: 2953

Re: new cruser V8 tyre upgrades

MCHILUX wrote:If done through a dealer no issues on warranty we've done two already and both customers are happy
Thanks for the info
by Aquanaut
Sun Mar 08, 2015 11:35 am
Forum: Land Cruiser
Topic: new cruser V8 tyre upgrades
Replies: 17
Views: 2953

Re: new cruser V8 tyre upgrades

i dont want to replace diffs and loose the warrenty Is changing the tyres not the same thing, surely the gear ratio to power ratio is calculated according to a certain tyre size and if you change that you interfere with the gear ratio? Under certain conditions you could be putting too much torque o...
by Aquanaut
Sun Mar 08, 2015 11:31 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Help - Strange noise from Hilux (IFS)
Replies: 16
Views: 1146

Re: Help - Strange noise from Hilux (IFS)

My first thought was that the pinion was starting wear. Up hills noise, down hill nothing.
by Aquanaut
Sun Mar 08, 2015 11:23 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Olie na diens...?
Replies: 14
Views: 632

Re: Olie na diens...?

What about all the oil that remains on the sides of the engine, you never get all the old oil out, unless you leave the plug out for a couple of days.
by Aquanaut
Fri Mar 06, 2015 9:16 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Custom Snorkels
Replies: 7
Views: 673

Re: Custom Snorkels

Good air flow there - Not!!
by Aquanaut
Wed Mar 04, 2015 10:25 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Camping sites in Western Cape
Replies: 18
Views: 1123

Re: Camping sites in Western Cape

Dankie, nou weet ek ook.
by Aquanaut
Wed Mar 04, 2015 10:18 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Help to fit snorkel on 120 Prado.
Replies: 22
Views: 3895

Re: Help to fit snorkel on 120 Prado.

Did mine with the 102mm hole saw, works best when fitting the connector pipe.
by Aquanaut
Mon Feb 23, 2015 7:42 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Dirk surf die duin by Atlantis GTG
Replies: 10
Views: 2004

Re: Dirk surf die duin by Atlantis GTG

Wens daar was sulke duine in Natal om te ry.
by Aquanaut
Tue Feb 17, 2015 8:29 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Tracker draining battery
Replies: 6
Views: 423

Tracker draining battery

After I fitted my dual battery system, the battery indicator showed that my primary battery remained fully charged for a long period of time, but recently the led lights are showing one yellow light above the red ones. A friend told me that once the battery unit in the tracker goes flat, it draws fr...
by Aquanaut
Tue Feb 17, 2015 8:13 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Hypothetical question?
Replies: 11
Views: 434

Re: Hypothetical question?

As long as the bank is financing the boat, the boat, in fact, remains their property until they have received the final payment. I would, as Edge has stated above, go to them and make it their problem. They will soon sort out the boat builder.
by Aquanaut
Tue Feb 17, 2015 8:05 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hilux Snorkel
Replies: 22
Views: 1548

Re: Hilux Snorkel

Cool, now you can fetch your boat from the middle of the lake. :thumbup:
by Aquanaut
Mon Feb 16, 2015 8:13 am
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: Botswana paspoort vereistes
Replies: 4
Views: 989

Re: Botswana paspoort vereistes

And they do not accept temporary or emergency passports.
by Aquanaut
Thu Feb 12, 2015 12:33 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hilux Snorkel
Replies: 22
Views: 1548

Re: Hilux Snorkel

Forgot to mention, the whole fitment took me about 1.5 to 2 hours. What took the most time was those plastic grommets that held the inner lining inn the wheel well. I did not have spares, so I had to take each one out carefully.
by Aquanaut
Thu Feb 12, 2015 12:30 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hilux Snorkel
Replies: 22
Views: 1548

Re: Hilux Snorkel

I want to do mine over the course of the week/weekend. Any tips the gents can provide regarding: What type of anti-rust primer to use? would anyone work? Should I use the template? If only for the 98mm hole for the breather pipe? What size hole saw to use? After priming the holes, must it be painte...
by Aquanaut
Tue Feb 10, 2015 5:48 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Boere op die forum
Replies: 13
Views: 707

Re: Boere op die forum

4x4BEES wrote:Alle sterkte en ons bid vir julle :thumbup: :thumbup:
stem saam
by Aquanaut
Tue Feb 10, 2015 11:58 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hilux Snorkel
Replies: 22
Views: 1548

Re: Hilux Snorkel

Yes, and some were very big holes too. Re-measured 3 times before I drilled. But once the holes were drilled, everything fitted perfectly.

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