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by Tarquin
Tue Jan 19, 2016 5:36 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: List of good mechanics across the country
Replies: 2
Views: 537

Re: List of good mechanics across the country

Thanks Duane :thumbup:
Our company:

Two Torque

Father and son business situated in Harkerville(between Plettenberg bay and Knysna in the western cape)
If you in the area and need help you are welcome to contact either of us 24/7
Tarquin 072 030 4692 (Son)
Bruno 072 290 9635(Father)
by Tarquin
Mon Nov 23, 2015 9:52 am
Forum: Trail Reports
Topic: MUST DO 4X4 ROUTES IN KNYSNA?
Replies: 7
Views: 3005

Re: MUST DO 4X4 ROUTES IN KNYSNA?

Theres Paradise 4x4 in wilderness :thumbup:
its all sand driving, but is really fun.
They also have a great lapa overloking the acean where you can braai after.
by Tarquin
Wed Nov 18, 2015 5:57 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Knock sensor
Replies: 18
Views: 950

Re: Knock sensor

get it from toyota?
by Tarquin
Tue Sep 22, 2015 5:01 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2.7 import diff lock faulty
Replies: 5
Views: 489

Re: 2.7 import diff lock faulty

have you had any diagnosis? i think its the little comp behind the driver kick panel
by Tarquin
Tue Sep 22, 2015 4:06 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2.7 import diff lock faulty
Replies: 5
Views: 489

2.7 import diff lock faulty

2.7 import diff, engaged it last weekend, it stayed engaged. i took off the actuator at the diff and its free, motor doesn't look burn. any thoughts on this?
by Tarquin
Tue Sep 22, 2015 4:02 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2.7 IFS Starts then cuts out
Replies: 7
Views: 1486

Re: 2.7 IFS Starts then cuts out

Need a bit more info... Does it happen when the engine is cold / hot/ any time? Random? When did this start? After a service? replacement of parts? Any alarm / immobilizers? vehicle is standard, just started all of a sudden. no service or parts replaced at the time. has the standard toyota imobiliz...
by Tarquin
Tue Sep 22, 2015 7:11 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2.7 IFS Starts then cuts out
Replies: 7
Views: 1486

Re: 2.7 IFS Starts then cuts out

i tried to pull start, it still doesn't want to run
by Tarquin
Tue Sep 22, 2015 7:04 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2.7 IFS Starts then cuts out
Replies: 7
Views: 1486

Re: 2.7 IFS Starts then cuts out

Thanks for the info. im not sure if its the same problem tho.. i will try roll start and see what happens
by Tarquin
Mon Sep 21, 2015 6:55 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2.7 IFS Starts then cuts out
Replies: 7
Views: 1486

2.7 IFS Starts then cuts out

Hi Gents
I have a 2.7i IFS shape, it starts, runs on 4 cylinders for a second and then dies.
Any thoughts??
by Tarquin
Thu Sep 03, 2015 11:19 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2005 KZTE speedo stopped
Replies: 4
Views: 543

Re: 2005 KZTE speedo stopped

Ha! Had the same a while back! The engine light is the ECU that does not get a speed signal from the gearbox. Get in under the truck and wiggle the plug( there are 2 on the drivers side, but can't remember which one) and it should do the trick. Thanks, i'll try that. :thumbup: Was that the only pro...
by Tarquin
Thu Sep 03, 2015 8:20 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2005 KZTE speedo stopped
Replies: 4
Views: 543

2005 KZTE speedo stopped

Was wondering if someone else has had an issue like this. last week on 402000km the speedo just stopped and engine light came on. This kz has an electric speedo, any idea what the issue could be? sender unite?
by Tarquin
Tue Jul 14, 2015 5:58 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Repairs
Replies: 2
Views: 289

Re: Repairs

Google Grandmark, they the best for aftermarket lights :thumbup:
by Tarquin
Tue Jul 14, 2015 9:47 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: newbie and SFA nut!
Replies: 32
Views: 2032

Re: newbie and SFA nut!

Hi Luke
I couldn't help but notice the camo wet suit..
Do you spear fish? :drinks:
by Tarquin
Wed Jun 17, 2015 10:08 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Where is Mark Watson
Replies: 18
Views: 2295

Re: Where is Mark Watson

Sounds like he took everyone's money and then ran :thumbdown: :thumbdown:
Sad to hear...
by Tarquin
Sat Apr 25, 2015 12:55 pm
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: suspension lift
Replies: 9
Views: 1966

Re: suspension lift

Do you know where you can get them?
by Tarquin
Fri Apr 24, 2015 2:30 pm
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: suspension lift
Replies: 9
Views: 1966

Re: suspension lift

Thanks a very interesting shackle.. i wonder what it costs and if anyone has put it on a SFA? :think:
by Tarquin
Fri Apr 24, 2015 12:21 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: New LEATHERMAN THREAD !
Replies: 27
Views: 1967

Re: New LEATHERMAN TREAD !

:drool: :drool:
That is an awesome tool!!
What be watching the price you can get them in for Neil :thumbup: :subscribed:
by Tarquin
Wed Apr 22, 2015 5:05 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Firearm License application?
Replies: 7
Views: 697

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. +1 Speak to the local Gunsmith or dealer. He will know how best to motiv...
by Tarquin
Tue Apr 21, 2015 1:10 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Women are definitely from Venus
Replies: 15
Views: 782

Re: Women are definitely from Venus

:laugh2: :laugh2: :blackeye:
She want to save so you can buy more goodies for your lux :surrender:
by Tarquin
Thu Mar 26, 2015 12:27 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: Instrument cluster swap
Replies: 2
Views: 849

Re: Instrument cluster swap

The sender unit on the 2.8D is on the injection pump. its the little unit that sits on the side of the pump on the engine side.
by Tarquin
Thu Mar 26, 2015 10:08 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: Cannibalism
Replies: 3
Views: 2516

Re: Cannibalism

:lmao: :lmao: :laugh2: :laugh2:
Nice one!!
by Tarquin
Thu Mar 26, 2015 9:29 am
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Outer CV joint removal
Replies: 2
Views: 679

Outer CV joint removal

Hi All
I've been searching but can't find. Has the outer CV of for a vigo got a snap ring in it like the SFA Berfield joints?
by Tarquin
Tue Mar 17, 2015 5:11 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: working on oil rigs
Replies: 8
Views: 794

Re: working on oil rigs

CasKru wrote:
CasKru wrote:I know someone that does rigging on an oil rig. Haven't spoken to him in a while but will try and get you some info
He says one of the better places to start: http://www.c-o-t-a.co.za
Thank you Cassie i will have a look there :thumbup:
by Tarquin
Tue Mar 17, 2015 4:15 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: working on oil rigs
Replies: 8
Views: 794

working on oil rigs

Good day guys

Do any of you work on oil rigs?

Im a qualified mechanic petrol/diesel and am looking for a mechanical job on an oil rig.
if anyone knows of anything or has any advise it would be greatly appreciated.
by Tarquin
Sat Mar 14, 2015 7:40 am
Forum: Good Service
Topic: Gomad 4x4-Problem Sorted
Replies: 21
Views: 4057

Re: Gomad 4x4

Good morning guys I received me canopy rack from Gomad late Thursday night. just had enough time to fit it yesterday :thumbup: :thumbup: IMG_4243.JPG IMG_4244.JPG ' Fits perfectly and i am very happy. i will delete this post in the course of the day and create a new one on the mods im doing on the c...
by Tarquin
Thu Mar 12, 2015 1:25 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Timing Belt Light
Replies: 5
Views: 879

Re: Timing Belt Light

It is, you have to take out the speedo/rev counter cluster and move a screw to a different hole to reset the meter.. :|
by Tarquin
Tue Mar 10, 2015 3:13 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: Interior fan
Replies: 11
Views: 1392

Re: Interior fan

Hi Ek het die Cressida gbruik n spacer ring uit alu gedraai en in gebout al robleem mens moet ook Cressida switch gebruik anders loop fan net op volspoed Hierdie fan waai laat die hare reopstaan HansmanVaaltyn awesome, thank you :thumbup: :thumbup: Have you got an pics when you did the mod? Are all...
by Tarquin
Tue Mar 10, 2015 7:19 am
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: Interior fan
Replies: 11
Views: 1392

Re: Interior fan

If i find one, i'll let you know :thumbup:
by Tarquin
Mon Mar 09, 2015 6:33 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: My GoPro Roll
Replies: 14
Views: 1724

Re: My GoPro Roll

Very cool :clap:
i have my GoPro in a camera bag with all the mounts and cables together.
I like the way you can hang yours up, it make it more versatile :thumbup: :thumbup:
by Tarquin
Mon Mar 09, 2015 5:12 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: Interior fan
Replies: 11
Views: 1392

Re: Interior fan

vanthev8man wrote:corolla 1984+
Great thanks :thumbup:
Anyone know of someone selling one?
by Tarquin
Mon Mar 09, 2015 2:43 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: Interior fan
Replies: 11
Views: 1392

Interior fan

Has anyone replace their interior fan of their SFA with one that works better? if i put mine on full it feel like its only on the second setting. Anyone got any idea what could fit there from another vehicle or an after market part??
by Tarquin
Mon Mar 09, 2015 10:51 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Membership
Replies: 18
Views: 1192

Re: Membership

Obelix and Dogmatix wrote:
Tarquin wrote:Im blue again :D: :D:

Thanks for all the help Andy :thumbup:
I think the work bakkie is going to get a club sticker now :yahoo:
And here I thought that being blue was a bad thing.
:lol: :lol: :lol: :roll:
by Tarquin
Fri Mar 06, 2015 7:06 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Custom Snorkels
Replies: 7
Views: 747

Re: Custom Snorkels

I once saw a very lekker home made snorkel in George on a SFA, i wish i had taken a pic :|
He had build his own load body as well, it really looked unique and well done...
by Tarquin
Fri Mar 06, 2015 1:44 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Membership
Replies: 18
Views: 1192

Re: Membership

Im blue again :D: :D:

Thanks for all the help Andy :thumbup:
I think the work bakkie is going to get a club sticker now :yahoo:
by Tarquin
Thu Mar 05, 2015 6:48 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Membership
Replies: 18
Views: 1192

Re: Membership

Mud Dog wrote:Hi Tarquin, yes - IIRC it should have been renewed in Nov / Dec. If you do a renewal payment we will just re-instate the Club profile once we receive the POP. Let me know if you have any hassles ( andy@hilux4x4.co.za ).

Thanks. ;-)
Thanks Andy
E-mail sent :thumbup:
by Tarquin
Thu Mar 05, 2015 6:47 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Membership
Replies: 18
Views: 1192

Re: Membership

Thunder02 wrote:Not having a good week Tarquin, don't worry nearly weekend :thumbup:
:frustrated:
:lol: :lol: :lol:
As long as i have this forum im fine :thumbup: :thumbup:
by Tarquin
Thu Mar 05, 2015 8:32 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Membership
Replies: 18
Views: 1192

Membership

Good Day Admins
I see my name has gone grey when i comment on topics, instead of the old blue. does this mean my membership has expired?
by Tarquin
Tue Mar 03, 2015 7:51 am
Forum: Good Service
Topic: Gomad 4x4-Problem Sorted
Replies: 21
Views: 4057

Re: Gomad 4x4

Tarquin, Where do i start! Technical bug! For the last 2 months i have had it that calls come through and when answered it sounds like a computer! Hopefully there are other people out there who has had the same issue! Anyway lets leave the excuses and get this sorted! Please email the specs again t...
by Tarquin
Mon Mar 02, 2015 5:23 pm
Forum: Good Service
Topic: Gomad 4x4-Problem Sorted
Replies: 21
Views: 4057

Gomad 4x4-Problem Sorted

So i bought a Gomad alu cab for my D/C SFA hilux for Allan(Hoppy) about a year and a half ago. i am very happy with it. it saved my bakkie from rolling over(and perhaps my life) when i put it on its side a year ago. Towards the end of last year i decided it was time for some roof racks to expand my ...
by Tarquin
Mon Mar 02, 2015 5:03 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 3.0D 5L Condor cutting out
Replies: 5
Views: 567

Re: 3.0D 5L Condor cutting out

Thanks for the replies guys :thumbup:
the problem was the anti-theft box on the back of the injection pump. i sits on top of the cut off switch so you cant hot wire it.
by Tarquin
Wed Feb 25, 2015 8:20 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Watse diens parte?
Replies: 9
Views: 654

Re: Watse diens parte?

Engine olie 15w40 shell rimula vir almal Gearbox 80w90 shell Diff 85w140 shell do you put 80w90 in the gearboxes? i was always told one must use 75w90. its a bit thinner so the gears don't grate when the oil is still cold. i had 80w90 in my sfa and the gears grated for the first couple of gear chan...
by Tarquin
Fri Feb 20, 2015 7:59 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Looking for gear level boot cover for KZ-TE
Replies: 6
Views: 538

Re: Looking for gear level boot cover for KZ-TE

Almost all Midas and Autozone's stock the universal gear lever boot.
that will work perfectly for that :thumbup: :thumbup:
you must get one of those handy tranys to hide the rubber boot ;-)
by Tarquin
Fri Feb 20, 2015 7:56 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 3.0D 5L Condor cutting out
Replies: 5
Views: 567

3.0D 5L Condor cutting out

I have a condor that cuts outs out and then doesn't start. if i leave it a bit, it starts perfectly again, runs a bit then cuts out again. my thought are it could be the diesel cut off switch on the pump, but they normally stop working completely. it still has its factory Toyota immobilizer... Any t...
by Tarquin
Tue Feb 17, 2015 9:00 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Cleaning rusty tank
Replies: 9
Views: 742

Re: Cleaning rusty tank

Silverton radiators also clean tanks, they put it in a acid bath and then fix any leaks. will be cheaper than galvanizing.
down here they charge R450-R550 to clean and fix a tank...
by Tarquin
Tue Feb 17, 2015 8:57 am
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: Need vw polo help please.
Replies: 31
Views: 4524

Re: Need vw polo help please.

What model polo and what engine do you have in there?
Sounds like oil pump... :blackeye:
by Tarquin
Mon Jan 26, 2015 4:18 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Lucky Draw on Facebook
Replies: 15
Views: 1112

Re: Lucky Draw on Facebook

Thank you for the heads up Thys :clap:
I entered :thumbup: :thumbup:
by Tarquin
Wed Dec 31, 2014 1:22 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 1996 Hilux 2.8d. ..advice wanted
Replies: 10
Views: 1028

Re: 1996 Hilux 2.8d. ..advice wanted

Show us some pics of it...
Check all the corners for rust!!
by Tarquin
Fri Dec 26, 2014 2:32 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: Joke of the day
Replies: 3692
Views: 242366

Re: Joke of the day

:lmao: :lmao: :lmao: :acute: :acute:
by Tarquin
Fri Dec 19, 2014 3:11 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Front driveshaft breaking
Replies: 3
Views: 389

Re: Front driveshaft breaking

What broke there, was it a side shaft or the front prop?
do these new ford have D-locks in the front?
by Tarquin
Mon Dec 15, 2014 10:32 am
Forum: Braai and recipes
Topic: My Braaipaai.......with pictures.
Replies: 24
Views: 3568

Re: My Braaipaai.......with pictures.

:drool: :drool: :drool: :drool: :drool: :drool: :drool:
Tiaan, that looks delicious!!
Well done...
by Tarquin
Thu Dec 04, 2014 12:02 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: Age profile of SFA forum
Replies: 18
Views: 3518

Re: Age profile of SFA forum

ôita wrote:Die jonges wil en die oues kan....Leke om te sien die jonges speel met die ou "tried and tested"
True that!
Myne is also not a daily runner, more of a weekendly runner :laugh2: :laugh2:
by Tarquin
Thu Dec 04, 2014 9:33 am
Forum: Polls
Topic: Age profile of SFA forum
Replies: 18
Views: 3518

Re: Age profile of SFA forum

3 :thumbup: :thumbup:
I always thought the SFA was more of a young okes vehicle... something fairly cheap and rough that one doesn't have to take too much care if you scratch it or not! :twisted:
by Tarquin
Fri Nov 14, 2014 8:08 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: My Trokkie Vanoggend
Replies: 12
Views: 1056

Re: My Trokkie Vanoggend

:thumbup: :thumbup: :dance1: :dance1:
by Tarquin
Wed Nov 05, 2014 8:11 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Pay Back
Replies: 8
Views: 527

Re: Pay Back

i don't think they were intending to torture this camel! they were trying to slaughter it by bleeding it out, but maybe didn't attach it properly or was stronger than they thought. Anyone who is a hunter or are at all involved with killing animals knows that it doesn't always go smoothly and these b...
by Tarquin
Tue Nov 04, 2014 9:54 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: My consumption changed for the better
Replies: 20
Views: 1469

Re: My consumption changed for the better

im interested to hear what comes of this test :subscribed: :subscribed:
i always thought the fuel from the different stations were very similar or even identical
by Tarquin
Sat Nov 01, 2014 2:26 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Aluminium Welding machines
Replies: 8
Views: 691

Re: Aluminium Welding machines

Thank you Johan :thumbup:
i've been googleing and think i know what i need to know. :thumbup: :thumbup:
by Tarquin
Fri Oct 31, 2014 10:48 am
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: KZ-TE Airsprings/Loadhelpers
Replies: 13
Views: 2294

Re: KZ-TE Airsprings/Loadhelpers

Hows the travel?
could this be an option to get more lift on 4x4's or only when you load heavy?
Please show a pic of how your exhaust is situated..
by Tarquin
Tue Oct 28, 2014 6:59 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Aluminium Welding machines
Replies: 8
Views: 691

Re: Aluminium Welding machines

Thanks for the reply's. the termadine 200A is a mig welder isn't it? do you weld aluminum with a mig welder and not a tig welder? Does the aluminum burn away where you are welding, or does the feed wire get too hot? how does it work with the pedal, do you start welding very hot and then slowly reduc...
by Tarquin
Fri Oct 24, 2014 7:15 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: pics of 4x4's
Replies: 3
Views: 330

Re: pics of 4x4's

I would hate to be that jeep driver :shock: :shock:

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