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by Froll
Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Just some useless info.
Replies: 8
Views: 202

Just some useless info.

If anyone watched Voetspore on SABC on Monday night,they were in the Northern Cape. The people who joined them, Karel and Hansie. I work for Hansie, and all the photos I have posted before were taken by Karel.( plant photos). Japie who arrived there with the Hilux is the friend of mine who bought my...
by Froll
Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Nog n nuweling.
Replies: 9
Views: 424

Re: Nog n nuweling.

Welcome Danie.
by Froll
Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Ford Ranger 2.5 TD WL motor.
Replies: 0
Views: 147

Ford Ranger 2.5 TD WL motor.

Morning everyone, I am looking for a Ford Ranger 2.5 turbo diesel wl motor. Our works bakkie motor has packed in. It can be a non turbo motor also. We are removing the old motor now and will see if it can be overhauled at what cost. I am just looking so long to see what is available and at what pric...
by Froll
Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: RIP - Chopper
Replies: 15
Views: 582

Re: RIP - Chopper

RIP Thinus. Condolences to the family.
by Froll
Sun Mar 03, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: 1981 4WD Hilux RN Restoration
Replies: 11
Views: 719

Re: 1981 4WD Hilux RN Restoration

Welcome Stephan, looking forward to seeing this build.
by Froll
Fri Jan 04, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Stel myself voor
Replies: 7
Views: 619

Re: Stel myself voor

Welkom Jakkie.
by Froll
Sat Dec 29, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 309
Views: 40893

Re: Long overdue project.

Yes Andy, I will not be leaving the forum. I still have my Fortuner, which gives me great pleasure. The SFA did its first long trip today, to Springbok and back. It had no problems at all, drove at a constant 120 without missing a beat. Did not take pics. It is going to stand now for a while as he i...
by Froll
Fri Dec 28, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 309
Views: 40893

Re: Long overdue project.

Yes Eric, he stays very close to me, so I will see him a lot. The only problem is that he is very anti social media. His phone only gets used for calls, does not own a computer and so on. So I will have to take pics and post them.
by Froll
Fri Dec 28, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 309
Views: 40893

Re: Long overdue project.

A friend of mine and I worked all weekend last weekend on the bakkie. Got all the small problems sorted. Carb was a problem, not getting enough fuel due to blockage in inlet port. Once it was running , we went for a short drive. No more smoke, runs very well. That is the good news.:thumbup: The bad ...
by Froll
Thu Dec 27, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: My New Bakkie
Replies: 12
Views: 1052

Re: My New Bakkie

Very nice Luke.
by Froll
Tue Dec 25, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Season's greetings to all
Replies: 2
Views: 186

Re: Season's greetings to all

Merry Christmas and a happy new year to all the forum members. May you all have a safe and happy holidays.
by Froll
Fri Nov 02, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: Joke of the day
Replies: 3692
Views: 223065

Re: Joke of the day

:laugh2: :laugh2: :laugh2:
by Froll
Sun Sep 30, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 309
Views: 40893

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: 385

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: 309
Views: 40893

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: 992

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: 992

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: 1058

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: 309
Views: 40893

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: 309
Views: 40893

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: 309
Views: 40893

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: 3692
Views: 223065

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: 2883

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: 1259

Re: New Member

Welcome Karl.
by Froll
Tue Oct 31, 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Hi
Replies: 4
Views: 1119

Re: Hi

Welcome Jonathon.
by Froll
Sat Oct 28, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 309
Views: 40893

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: 2542

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: 1277

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: 1220

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: 1112

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: 309
Views: 40893

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: 309
Views: 40893

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: 11248

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: 1324

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: 309
Views: 40893

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: 940

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: 1083

Re: Introduction

Welcome Ralf.
by Froll
Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: SFA roof
Replies: 6
Views: 1298

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: 1788

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: 1282

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: 1788

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: 1788

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: 1304

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: 1788

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: 309
Views: 40893

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: 2186

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: 309
Views: 40893

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: 309
Views: 40893

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: 1714

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: 309
Views: 40893

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: 309
Views: 40893

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: 10479

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: 309
Views: 40893

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: 1196

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: 688

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: 309
Views: 40893

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: 309
Views: 40893

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: 1493

Re: nuwe lid

Welkom Danie.
by Froll
Sun Jul 30, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 309
Views: 40893

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.

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