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by Froll
Sun Sep 30, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 300
Views: 32509

Re: Long overdue project.

Haha, Thabo, yes it has got a lot of dust on it at the moment. We have been busy and still battling with the sugar, my blood thickness has also been giving me hell, still trying to get it right. Bleeding from the nose and all sorts of crap. On weekends have been taking it easy. The heads are on but ...
by Froll
Sat Sep 29, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Facelift
Replies: 4
Views: 152

Re: Facelift

:thumbup: lyk baie mooi Hennie.
by Froll
Mon May 07, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 300
Views: 32509

Re: Long overdue project.

:laugh2: :laugh2: Hi Thabo, yes I still have not got around to fitting the heads. Have been very busy with other stuff at the new house. Have also been not to well with the sugar etc. I have also bought a Fortuner 4.0 V6 4x4 and have been enjoying that for a while. I will get around to the truck soo...
by Froll
Thu Apr 05, 2018 7:44 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: A new ride
Replies: 6
Views: 775

Re: A new ride

:laugh2: :laugh2: Your eyes are sharp Tim. No Dawie the SFA has a nice enclosed car port to sleep in. :thumbup: :thumbup:
by Froll
Fri Mar 30, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: A new ride
Replies: 6
Views: 775

A new ride

Bought this ride for us a few days ago. Am very impressed with it. Still got the SFA and will finish it soon.
by Froll
Thu Jan 25, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: roof
Replies: 8
Views: 821

Re: roof

Selwyn, try Cape glass, they are in Bellville near the train station. I got my roof skin from them. I think their no. is 0219485201.
by Froll
Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:01 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 300
Views: 32509

Re: Long overdue project.

Hi Louis , the truck is running. I still need to replace the heads. They are busy with 2 heads for me, I found 2 other heads and am having them overhauled. I am hoping to get them back next week. I am busy moving house at the moment, just 200meters from where I stay at the moment. So all my stuff is...
by Froll
Thu Dec 07, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 300
Views: 32509

Re: Long overdue project.

sorry guys, have been very busy at work harvesting grapes, working 6 days a week from 06h00 till 21h00. Seems like I have a cracked head, pressure in radiator. Am taking the heads off and going to have them done if I can, or I will get other heads and have them done. I am going to have hardened inse...
by Froll
Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 300
Views: 32509

Re: Long overdue project.

Thanks Louis. Been so busy at work the last few weeks as we have started harvesting our grapes. Working 6 days a week at the moment till about the 15 Dec. I did get a different distributor , very nice one. I fitted it and got it all started again. the motor sounds very good but something is not very...
by Froll
Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: Joke of the day
Replies: 3677
Views: 175760

Re: Joke of the day

Hahahaha
by Froll
Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: Pictures Only - Post a pic of your Hilux
Topic: My V8 Hilux
Replies: 20
Views: 2282

Re: My V8 Hilux

Baie mooi Karl.
by Froll
Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New Member
Replies: 5
Views: 980

Re: New Member

Welcome Karl.
by Froll
Tue Oct 31, 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Hi
Replies: 4
Views: 895

Re: Hi

Welcome Jonathon.
by Froll
Sat Oct 28, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 300
Views: 32509

Re: Long overdue project.

Well, I started the truck today. It started and ran not too bad. While I was busy adjusting the dist , The cap came loose somehow and broke the rotor. I noticed that the vacume advance is not very lekker, so I am looking for a different distributor. Very frustrating. :frustrated: It ran for a while ...
by Froll
Sat Oct 28, 2017 9:52 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Happy new Prado owner!
Replies: 32
Views: 1868

Re: Happy new Prado owner!

Welkom Daan, mooi Prado wat jy het.
by Froll
Thu Oct 26, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Greetings
Replies: 6
Views: 1058

Re: Greetings

Welcome Nico, hope you enjoy it here on the forum.
by Froll
Sat Oct 21, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New member: 1997 2.4 D/C Hilux Raider
Replies: 4
Views: 1008

Re: New member: 1997 2.4 D/C Hilux Raider

Welcome Delport, hope you enjoy it here on the forum and your new truck. :thumbup: :thumbup:
by Froll
Mon Oct 16, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Greetings from across the pond
Replies: 3
Views: 938

Re: Greetings from across the pond

Welcome Adam
by Froll
Sun Oct 15, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 300
Views: 32509

Re: Long overdue project.

Will be soon Andy. Will not be at home the next two weekends, so it will be early in November I think.
by Froll
Sat Oct 14, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 300
Views: 32509

Re: Long overdue project.

Radiator, cowl and pipes all in. Got the power steering pipes sorted and in. Just need some return hose as mine is not so good. Getting close to starting her up now. :thumbup:
by Froll
Sat Oct 14, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Re: Andy's "new" LUX
Replies: 107
Views: 10154

Re: Andy's "new" LUX

Looking good Andy. :thumbup: :thumbup:
by Froll
Sun Oct 08, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New Member Intro
Replies: 5
Views: 1121

Re: New Member Intro

Welcome Frank, hope all your dreams come true and you find the right vehicle for your trip. Looking forward to seeing your build as you go along. :thumbup: :thumbup:
by Froll
Sat Oct 07, 2017 9:39 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 300
Views: 32509

Re: Long overdue project.

Got a radiator, been lying in our store all along. Had it cleaned and checked, all good.It comes out of a 2.5 diesel Isuzu 3 ton lorry that we stripped a few years ago to make a farm trailer. It is a little bit bigger than the 2.4 Hilux diesel, about 40 cm higher. I have to move the power steering p...
by Froll
Sat Oct 07, 2017 9:27 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Ek lewe nog
Replies: 4
Views: 882

Re: Ek lewe nog

Bly om te hoor dat dit met jou nou goed gaan Hans.
by Froll
Sat Oct 07, 2017 9:26 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 3
Views: 936

Re: Introduction

Welcome Ralf.
by Froll
Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: SFA roof
Replies: 6
Views: 1094

Re: SFA roof

Hi Malcolm, did you not find any places on goggle. Maybe someone on the forum knows some places in Jhb or Durban.
by Froll
Tue Oct 03, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Spot Welder.
Replies: 11
Views: 1301

Re: Spot Welder.

Very nice one Nic, about the best one I have seen so far. :thumbup: :thumbup:
by Froll
Mon Oct 02, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Newbie alert
Replies: 4
Views: 995

Re: Newbie alert

Welcome Duane, hope you enjoy it here on the forum. :thumbup: :thumbup:
by Froll
Mon Oct 02, 2017 7:44 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Spot Welder.
Replies: 11
Views: 1301

Re: Spot Welder.

Ja Andy it will just be a nice to have. I do need one every so often so it would not just sit there. It will not cost very much to make one, I had a transformer and the rest will all be made from scrap that is lying around. Just need something to switch it. :thumbup:
by Froll
Sun Oct 01, 2017 9:40 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Spot Welder.
Replies: 11
Views: 1301

Re: Spot Welder.

Thanks Tony, a person cuts the secondary coil down the one face and hits the rest out with a hammer and punch taking care not to damage the primary coil. The welding cable is fed through the opening left behind. I took a few pics of the voltage when switched on. If a wood screw is turned into one si...
by Froll
Sun Oct 01, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Hello from Greece!
Replies: 4
Views: 1017

Re: Hello from Greece!

Welcome Dimitris
by Froll
Sun Oct 01, 2017 2:20 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Spot Welder.
Replies: 11
Views: 1301

Spot Welder.

I have been playing with the idea of making a simple, cheap spot welder like a few that I have seen on Pinterest, facebook....ect. They use a transformer from a microwave, remove the one coil and fit a 35 welding cable into its place. I see that get a voltage of 1,5 volts. On mine I get only 1,3 vol...
by Froll
Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 300
Views: 32509

Re: Long overdue project.

Thanks James, it has been a long year and a half. If a person puts your mind to it most things are possible. I have been fiddling with thing for the last 40 something years. Most of the time I will try something till I get it right. I am a maintenance fitter by trade. Yes Peter it is still somewhere...
by Froll
Tue Sep 19, 2017 11:35 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Another Truck Restoration Project
Replies: 25
Views: 1889

Re: Another Truck Restoration Project

Lyk baie mooi Pieter.
by Froll
Sat Sep 16, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 300
Views: 32509

Re: Long overdue project.

Thanks Tony. I taught myself to fiberglass through trail and error. Today I finished and fitted the door panels. I decided to cover them in cloth instead of painting them. I also made a badge for the grill where the Toyota badge goes. My old grill did not have a badge on.
by Froll
Sat Sep 09, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 300
Views: 32509

Re: Long overdue project.

Fitted the bonnet today. Started making door panels out of fiber glass.
by Froll
Sun Sep 03, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New to the forum, lots of questions
Replies: 8
Views: 1390

Re: New to the form, lots of questions

Welcome Chris
by Froll
Sun Sep 03, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 300
Views: 32509

Re: Long overdue project.

Did my month end trip to town yesterday, so I did not get too much done. Made and fitted housing for rear camera. Finished spraying the bonet this morning.
by Froll
Sat Aug 26, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 300
Views: 32509

Re: Long overdue project.

Last weekend I fitted the new grill, park lights and tail lights. I started fitting the new windscreen and managed to break it. :shock2: :frustrated: Some where along the line there is a small difference with the pirate part roof skins. I needed about 3 mm more space between the top and bottom, the ...
by Froll
Tue Aug 22, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: Medical forum
Topic: Diabetes... a new healthier life style ...
Replies: 88
Views: 8876

Re: Diabetes... a new healthier life style ...

Good news Chris. :thumbup: :thumbup:
by Froll
Thu Aug 17, 2017 11:15 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 300
Views: 32509

Re: Long overdue project.

Thanks gents, yes Marius I am also keen to hear some noise. Am going to get the radiator and piping next month, then we can start her up. I got my new grill, park lights, tail lights and new windscreen this week, so I hope to fit them this weekend. Also still busy with the bonnet. :thumbup: :thumbup:
by Froll
Sun Aug 13, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Greetings!
Replies: 3
Views: 972

Re: Greetings!

Welcome Gregory, hope you enjoy it here on the forum. :thumbup: :thumbup:
by Froll
Sun Aug 13, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: IFS inner fender clips
Replies: 5
Views: 527

Re: IFS inner fender clips

Hi Therunis, I bought some from Pro Auto Rubber in Cape Town at the beginning of the year. They are there in Montague Gardens.
by Froll
Sun Aug 06, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 300
Views: 32509

Re: Long overdue project.

:laugh2: :laugh2: Ja Andy that is the sticker that came off the truck when I started. It will get a new one when I put all the stickers on.
by Froll
Sat Aug 05, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 300
Views: 32509

Re: Long overdue project.

Well we were off yesterday for next weeks holiday. I finished off the doors and fitted them, took the mirrors apart and cleaned them up. Managed to drop the drivers side fender, got some nasty chips and scratches, so I had to sand it down and respray it today. Fitted the fenders, will align and fini...
by Froll
Wed Aug 02, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: nuwe lid
Replies: 6
Views: 1247

Re: nuwe lid

Welkom Danie.
by Froll
Sun Jul 30, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 300
Views: 32509

Re: Long overdue project.

Finished most of the inside yesterday and started to do the finishing touches to the doors. Will assemble the doors and fit.
by Froll
Mon Jul 24, 2017 9:31 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 300
Views: 32509

Re: Long overdue project.

Ja Andy, The fiberglass is about 4 mm thick, so a rivnut will be easy to fit and strong enough. But I dont plan on a roof console any time soon. When I am finnished with the truck I have a caravan that is patiently waiting its turn. :shock2: Thabo, the roof liner is a little bit higher than the norm...
by Froll
Sun Jul 23, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 300
Views: 32509

Re: Long overdue project.

Jip Andy, I think I started making the liner when the roof was still off. It will be the only SFA with a solid roof liner, like all modern vehicles come out with today. Fitted the lining today quickly then my glue ran out, so I still have to finish around the doors and windows.
by Froll
Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:50 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 300
Views: 32509

Re: Long overdue project.

Finished off the fiberglass work on the roof liner. Glued in the cloth almost finished. Have to fit it now and then finish fitting the cloth around the window and door frames.
by Froll
Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Newbie
Replies: 8
Views: 1150

Re: Newbie

Welkom Jean-Pierre.
by Froll
Thu Jul 13, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo
Replies: 44
Views: 4037

Re: 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo

Pieter daai lyk baie awesome. :thumbup: :thumbup:
by Froll
Sat Jul 01, 2017 9:26 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 300
Views: 32509

Re: Long overdue project.

Dont know why the pics came out upside down.
by Froll
Sat Jul 01, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 300
Views: 32509

Re: Long overdue project.

Finished the duct today, fitted it and started assembling the dash. Will start the working on the roof lining next week, am going to town first so I wont get too much done.
by Froll
Thu Jun 29, 2017 8:17 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Newbie
Replies: 15
Views: 1431

Re: Newbie

Welcome Andre.
by Froll
Tue Jun 27, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: Joke of the day
Replies: 3677
Views: 175760

Re: Joke of the day

:laugh2: :laugh2: :laugh2:
by Froll
Sun Jun 25, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 300
Views: 32509

Re: Long overdue project.

Yes Thabo, I stopped mine about 20 mm from the sides, will see. Made a duct to fit in the cab where the air con duct goes. Made a galvanised frame. Quite difficult angels to do. Covered the frame with masking tape and fiber glassed the inside. Took the tape off and fiber glassed the outside. It must...
by Froll
Fri Jun 23, 2017 11:30 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 300
Views: 32509

Re: Long overdue project.

The one I used on the roof is a 6 mm with a foil lining on one side which I put o the roof side. On the floor I used a 10 mm one that did not have a foil lining on it. In February we get temp of up to 53 deg, so we will see how much it helps next year.
by Froll
Thu Jun 22, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 300
Views: 32509

Re: Long overdue project.

Thanks all. Louis, I am using it to try for sound deadening mostly, it does not hold moisture and is cheaper than underfelt. will see how well it works. It is those thin exercise mats that one gets at sport shops.I got mine at Mr Price sports.

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