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by JohanW
Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Leaking radiator bottle & wet passenger carpet - kzte
Replies: 6
Views: 136

Re: Leaking radiator bottle & wet passenger carpet - kzte

Hi Shawn On my old KZ I had to replace the heat exchanger after it sprung a leak. Be very careful driving it in its current condition. If you lose all the coolant you also lose the ability to measure temp. So the temp gauge will show normal while the motor is actually overheating. Now for the crap p...
by JohanW
Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Sticky gearbox
Replies: 6
Views: 177

Re: Sticky gearbox

Should be 75w90 GL4 or GL5
by JohanW
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Reliability of Auto Vigo D4D
Replies: 8
Views: 517

Re: Reliability of Auto Vigo D4D

Netso Pieter, dit maak ook dat jy vroeër na low range toe moet oorskakel aangesien 1ste en 2de heelwat ekstra hitte veroorsaak. Die auto d4d het 'n groter radiator as die handrat. Onder aan die radiator is 'n ATF cooler wat die radiator en dus ook die enjin water gebruik as verkoeling. Indien die au...
by JohanW
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Reliability of Auto Vigo D4D
Replies: 8
Views: 517

Re: Reliability of Auto Vigo D4D

Hi Pieter Ek ry 'n 2009 d4d auto. Op 185k km gekoop in 2016 en staan nou op 222k km. Hy is maar swaar op diesel, veral in die dorp 7km/l . Op die langpad raak dit beter, 8.5km/l. Beste was 9.38km/l. My gemiddeld volgens fuelio is 7.66km/l oor sy leeftyd tot nou. Atlantis duine 6.23km/l. Die 4 spoed ...
by JohanW
Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 3.0 Hilux Motor Stalling
Replies: 8
Views: 519

Re: 3.0 Hilux Motor Stalling

I agree with Mars on this one.
by JohanW
Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: Accessories for Sale
Topic: Spotlights, recovery and other equipment for sale. Fair offers please.
Replies: 5
Views: 633

Re: Spotlights, recovery and other equipment for sale. Fair offers please.

How old are the topgun dynamics? They should have a beal date stamp on them.
by JohanW
Mon May 14, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Torque Rod Bushing
Replies: 17
Views: 806

Re: Torque Rod Bushing

adcomponents.co.za

Shipping is cheap and they are fast.
by JohanW
Wed May 02, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: P1251. The Journey. The Epic. The Fix.
Replies: 19
Views: 3128

Re: P1251. The Journey. The Epic. The Fix.

On May 2nd 2018-05-02 Hi Johan You said that you had change Turbo-charger by a new one , as I think of to do the same I need some more information : Did you purchase a true Toyota origin from Toyota dealer and under which Reference ? 17201-?????? Purchased from a Toyota dealer with a part number. C...
by JohanW
Fri Apr 06, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: P1251. The Journey. The Epic. The Fix.
Replies: 19
Views: 3128

Re: P1251. The Journey. The Epic. The Fix.

O and the racechip that caused the soot and slight over-fuelling is lying in a box and a dastek chip has been fitted with a proper tune and AFR (Air Fuel Ratio).
by JohanW
Fri Apr 06, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: P1251. The Journey. The Epic. The Fix.
Replies: 19
Views: 3128

Re: P1251. The Journey. The Epic. The Fix.

Some further reading and pickchas of someone that had the same issue and fixed it DIY. He attributes it to rust, but I beg to differ and say that is soot buildup. Most of the assembly is stainless steel so rust in there is hard to believe. Most of the buildup is on these stainless bits. http://oilyb...
by JohanW
Fri Apr 06, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: P1251. The Journey. The Epic. The Fix.
Replies: 19
Views: 3128

Re: P1251. The Journey. The Epic. The Fix.

Eish, so my model is prone to this issues even though i don't have freeflow on. WOuld it be a good idea to do a decarbon on these motors as preventative maintenance. Looks like members have already done it a bit... http://www.hilux4x4.co.za/views/viewtopic.php?t=38537 But i don't think to the exten...
by JohanW
Fri Apr 06, 2018 9:07 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: P1251. The Journey. The Epic. The Fix.
Replies: 19
Views: 3128

Re: P1251. The Journey. The Epic. The Fix.

Johan I see you say " Made a blanking plate for the EGR valve pipe that fits against the block" Did you blank off your EGR? Toyota uses the EGR circuit as a sort of blowoff valve. This is documented in the form of a error code. Part of my fault finding process was to clean the EGR valve and see if ...
by JohanW
Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: P1251. The Journey. The Epic. The Fix.
Replies: 19
Views: 3128

Re: P1251. The Journey. The Epic. The Fix.

Toyota supply the complete turbo with the stepper motor.
by JohanW
Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: How to ,reset Fortuner Turbo-driver
Replies: 3
Views: 517

Re: How to ,reset Fortuner Turbo-driver

Die$eL wrote:
Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:48 am
how does one tell that the stepper motor is kaput? what are the symptoms?
You will start getting P1521 errors and limp mode.
by JohanW
Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: Fortuner
Topic: Intercooler conversion
Replies: 3
Views: 456

Re: Intercooler conversion

Jip, voor die front mount intercooler was dit 143kw en 447Nm

Ek moet byvoeg dat die EGTs heelwat laer is en my ekonomie ook beter is.
by JohanW
Wed Apr 04, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Fortuner
Topic: Intercooler conversion
Replies: 3
Views: 456

Re: Intercooler conversion

Worth it, oodles of space between the radiator and front grill.
by JohanW
Wed Apr 04, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: P1251. The Journey. The Epic. The Fix.
Replies: 19
Views: 3128

Re: P1251. The Journey. The Epic. The Fix.

Just to update anyone with this issue. Even with the boost clamp the turbo eventually failed spectacularly. The turbine shaft snapped due to cyclic overloading. The vanes of the broken turbo were sooted up and sticky. This I think was due to the racechip fitted by the previous owner. This caused sli...
by JohanW
Wed Apr 04, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: P1251. The Journey. The Epic. The Fix.
Replies: 19
Views: 3128

Re: P1251. The Journey. The Epic. The Fix.

Hi Renart

I replied on your separate thread.
by JohanW
Wed Apr 04, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: How to ,reset Fortuner Turbo-driver
Replies: 3
Views: 517

Re: How to ,reset Fortuner Turbo-driver

Hi Bernard The turbo driver is a control unit for the stepper motor on the turbo. If the stepper driver in the controller has burnt out it is due to high load on the stepper motor. The stepper motor or the driver will fail next/again. The actuator ring and vanes are fouled up with carbon and are har...
by JohanW
Tue Apr 03, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Universal Supercharger?
Replies: 7
Views: 528

Re: Universal Supercharger?

Hy gaan nogsteeds warm word. Nie so warm soos 'n turbo nie. As jy lug saampers word dit warm.
by JohanW
Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Hilux Vigo Auto: 265/70 R17 = Power Loss?
Replies: 4
Views: 626

Re: Hilux Vigo Auto: 265/70 R17 = Power Loss?

Got 265/75/R16 on my 09 d4d auto. Speedo is spot on and still pulls well.
by JohanW
Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:49 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Polyurethane bushes
Replies: 6
Views: 567

Re: Polyurethane bushes

http://www.adcomponents.co.za/

Priced very well, quality excellent and quick delivery. Made in SA.
by JohanW
Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2011 Vigo vibrasie
Replies: 11
Views: 658

Re: 2011 Vigo vibrasie

Hi Stephan

Gaan koop die centre bearing by Toyota, vra vir afslag. Dit is 'n item waarop hulle tot 22% afsalg kan gee. Aangesien die payday was, koop sommer ook nuwe universals. Laat doen die job by 'n goeie propshaft plek met die toyota parte.
by JohanW
Wed Jan 03, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Injector Rebuild
Replies: 6
Views: 452

Re: Injector Rebuild

by JohanW
Mon Jul 31, 2017 11:14 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: D4d injectors
Replies: 4
Views: 555

Re: D4d injectors

Engine run time 19s, coolant temp 49. The values differ between cold and warm. Your running temp values are the ones to use.
by JohanW
Thu Jul 20, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2008 V6 auto 2nd gear grabbing
Replies: 13
Views: 1100

Re: 2008 V6 auto 2nd gear grabbing

So die volgende was die problem. Dit was die plate wat klaar was tussen 1ste en 2de. Die converter het ook gegly. Hulle het ook die res van die tolerances reg gestel. (weet nie presies hoe dit werk nie. neem aan tussen die res van die plate) Hy loop nou doeksag en ek het n 12 maande guarantee op ho...
by JohanW
Thu Jul 20, 2017 2:12 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2008 V6 auto 2nd gear grabbing
Replies: 13
Views: 1100

Re: 2008 V6 auto 2nd gear grabbing

Willem, daardie klink vir my so low atf. Jy moet die boks en motor op temperatuur kry en dan die level check. Ek het met my refill dieselfde fout gemaak en het 'n volle liter te min ATF ingehad.
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by JohanW
Wed Jul 19, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Service schedule Hilux 3L D4D 4x4
Replies: 6
Views: 737

Re: Service schedule Hilux 3L D4D 4x4

Here is the pdf attached.
by JohanW
Wed Jul 19, 2017 10:36 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Service schedule Hilux 3L D4D 4x4
Replies: 6
Views: 737

Re: Service schedule Hilux 3L D4D 4x4

Had issues uploading the pdf. But here is a link to the service schedule pdf indicating what needs to be done at each interval.
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B7lSb ... WhLWUtneVU
by JohanW
Tue Jun 06, 2017 11:00 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Vigo auto door lock
Replies: 12
Views: 1349

Re: Vigo auto door lock

Toyota removed the feature from 2011 on wards. Apparently it was a safety issue...
by JohanW
Mon May 22, 2017 11:54 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Automatic Transmission light
Replies: 3
Views: 1382

Re: Automatic Transmission light

You are driving that auto incorrectly by leaving it in D. Put the selector in 3rd or 2nd. The torque converter only locks up in 3rd and 4th. check your AT fluid level. If the fluid level is not correct it will also overheat. This needs to be checked with the vehicle running and up to temp. ATF tempe...
by JohanW
Fri May 05, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: 2012 hilux klap geluid as weg trek
Replies: 6
Views: 676

Re: 2012 hilux klap geluid as weg trek

Dankie vir terugvoer, ek sal dit probeer. Dit gebeur as ek by robot stop en dan weg trek maar nie altyd. Daars ook al vir my gese dit is as kar in 2de tot stilstand kom en dan terugskop 1ste toe as ek wegtrek. Rudi, ek het dieselfde gehad op myne. Dit was die U-Joint aan die gearbox se kant op die ...
by JohanW
Fri May 05, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Replace 2012 hilux d4d auto box with prado 5 speed auto box
Replies: 2
Views: 549

Re: Replace 2012 hilux d4d auto box with prado 5 speed auto box

Ek betwyfel dit sterk. Die auto box ecu en die engine ecu moet met mekaar kan gesels. Die prado ecu en fuel system is anders as die wat in die die hilux gebruik word. Selfde familie maar nie interchangeable nie.
by JohanW
Sun Apr 30, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2700i ABS light on and glowing right front indicator
Replies: 4
Views: 421

Re: 2700i ABS light on and glowing right front indicator

Hi Bryan, replace the LED brake lights you installed or check that all the bulbs are still in in working order. I had a issue with my old KZ where the ABS light would stay on due to the LED brake light bulbs I installed. As soon as I hitched a trailer problem would be gone. If that ain't the issue p...
by JohanW
Wed Apr 26, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Freeflow op 3L Hilux d4d
Replies: 8
Views: 1754

Re: Freeflow op 3L Hilux d4d

Net om my 2c ook te gee. Waar 'n vet exhaust op 'n d4d wel werk is met turbo lag en EGTs. Die vet exhaust gaan nie vir jou meer "boost" gee nie aangesien die stepper motor en turbo driver vanaf 200kPa (lees 1 bar bo atmosfeer) die VNT vanes se pitch verander om die boost te verminder (soos 'n tipe b...
by JohanW
Wed Apr 26, 2017 2:22 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: P1251. The Journey. The Epic. The Fix.
Replies: 19
Views: 3128

Re: P1251. The Journey. The Epic. The Fix.

Mars, the boost clamp is simply a setting on the Chip itself. It intercepts the signal from the MAP sensor and tells the ECU its something lower from a certain threshold level upwards. Its currently set at 205kPa. So even though the actual boost level is 225kPa the ECU is told its only 205kPa. But i...
by JohanW
Tue Apr 25, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Auto Start problem Auris D4D
Replies: 21
Views: 1463

Re: Auto Start problem Auris D4D

Klink meer soos die solenoid wat op die starter die bendix gear inskop wat vas haak en nie release nie.
by JohanW
Wed Apr 19, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: P1251. The Journey. The Epic. The Fix.
Replies: 19
Views: 3128

P1251. The Journey. The Epic. The Fix.

I posted a reply on the other forum because someone else seems to have the same problem. Error code P1251 stepper motor intermittent. The reply was supposed to be short, but instead I became the below. I was planning on doing a full writeup on the issue here but didn't get around to doing so. So her...
by JohanW
Wed Mar 29, 2017 9:58 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2001 IFS KZTE fuel gauge issue
Replies: 4
Views: 568

Re: RE: Re: 2001 IFS KZTE fuel gauge issue

Hi Theuns I had a similar issue with my previous bakkie. A KZ. Fuel gauge would get stuck or simply drop to zero. The negative contact on the fuel sender above the tank became corroded and eventually broke off. I bought a entire sender unit from Toyota for R1200 in Feb 2016. They give up to 22% dis...
by JohanW
Sun Mar 19, 2017 5:29 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: What ATF Hilux D4D 2007
Replies: 3
Views: 460

Re: What ATF Hilux D4D 2007

This is what you want and nothing else.
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by JohanW
Thu Mar 09, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: 32" tyres on a Vigo
Replies: 11
Views: 1428

Re: 32" tyres on a Vigo

George, ek loop tans 265/75/R16 sonder probleme op my 09 d4d AT. speedo is 100% reg nou. Het spacer voor en camils agter.
by JohanW
Fri Mar 03, 2017 10:53 am
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: Intercooler and chip on KZ
Replies: 2
Views: 763

Re: Intercooler and chip on KZ

Francois by 4xlux wat by Hoppy oorgeneem het sal ook vir jou een kan fit.
by JohanW
Thu Mar 02, 2017 10:21 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: KZ bracket
Replies: 7
Views: 922

Re: KZ bracket

fuel tank strap of gearbox/transfercase mounting.
by JohanW
Thu Mar 02, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2001 IFS KZTE fuel gauge issue
Replies: 4
Views: 568

Re: 2001 IFS KZTE fuel gauge issue

Hi Theuns I had a similar issue with my previous bakkie. A KZ. Fuel gauge would get stuck or simply drop to zero. The negative contact on the fuel sender above the tank became corroded and eventually broke off. I bought a entire sender unit from Toyota for R1200 in Feb 2016. They give up to 22% disc...
by JohanW
Wed Feb 15, 2017 11:34 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Diesel fuel as engine flush
Replies: 2
Views: 496

Re: Diesel fuel as engine flush

Done it on my old KZ before. It works. Diesel is a oil and has enough lubrication properties to keep stuff from wearing at idle speeds. BUT the residual diesel left behind after the flush will dilute the next round of oil. So your next service interval after the flush must be short. I keep a jerry o...
by JohanW
Tue Jan 24, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: FUEL LOG APP FOR ANDROID...WHICH ONE?
Replies: 3
Views: 654

Re: FUEL LOG APP FOR ANDROID...WHICH ONE?

Fuelio. End of discussion. no really its absolutely brilliant. http://fuel.io/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Feature list Easy and clean design (no ads!) Mileage log (track your fill-ups, costs, fuel economy, partial fillups, gps location) Multiple vehicles Useful statistics (total ...
by JohanW
Fri Jan 20, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: What to do with old motor oil??
Replies: 8
Views: 763

Re: What to do with old motor oil??

I drop mine off at the local workshop. They have no issues taking it. I believe they actually get paid per liter for it. If you can refine fish and chips oil surely used motor oil isn't such a stretch.
by JohanW
Thu Jan 19, 2017 9:27 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Copying the Aussies
Replies: 46
Views: 6233

Re: Copying the Aussies

Sjoe sjoe sjoe, bitter netjies... Ek sal so 'n setup op my wishlist plaas.
by JohanW
Mon Dec 19, 2016 3:21 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Vigo exhaust 76mm - advice needed.
Replies: 16
Views: 2507

Re: Vigo exhaust 76mm - advice needed.

Kaaskrul wrote:KSD did my 76mm exhaust. De Graaff bolt on kit. From turbo to the back.
Pulls like a freight train, also with the Unichip.

Go for it!!
Pierre is your D4d a Auto?
by JohanW
Fri Dec 09, 2016 2:59 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Got hilux.. looking for stuck truck
Replies: 2
Views: 663

Re: Got hilux.. looking for stuck truck

This very same thought popped into my head yesterday afternoon. On the main road into Kommetjie, a double axle interlink got stuck in the sand. But due to it being a anniversary outing with SWAMBO I unfortunately had to pass on the opportunity (and possible humiliation if I didn't manage to free it ...
by JohanW
Mon Dec 05, 2016 10:56 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Vigo exhaust 76mm - advice needed.
Replies: 16
Views: 2507

Re: RE: Re: Vigo exhaust 76mm - advice needed.

Muki, just be careful that you don't make that free flow too flowy. I made mine flow verrrrry well. Too well actually and now I get a intermittent (once every 3 months with ambient between 14-16 deg C) P1251 error and subsequent limp mode requiring a shutdown, wait 30sec and start to clear the erro...
by JohanW
Mon Dec 05, 2016 5:04 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Vigo exhaust 76mm - advice needed.
Replies: 16
Views: 2507

Re: Vigo exhaust 76mm - advice needed.

Muki, just be careful that you don't make that free flow too flowy. I made mine flow verrrrry well. Too well actually and now I get a intermittent (once every 3 months with ambient between 14-16 deg C) P1251 error and subsequent limp mode requiring a shutdown, wait 30sec and start to clear the error...
by JohanW
Mon Dec 05, 2016 4:52 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Madman EGT
Replies: 3
Views: 448

Re: Madman EGT

Dingo, I'm hoping to finally get time end Dec to fit a probe to my D4d. Will give feedback when its done. The D4d is covered in sensors which the ecu uses to keep it in the "safe" zone. But with the addition of a chip you could potentially move pretty far away from that safe zone. And since the D4d ...
by JohanW
Sat Oct 22, 2016 11:02 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: KZ-TE CV Boots
Replies: 6
Views: 721

Re: KZ-TE CV Boots

Op die heel minste sal ek daardie seel vervang. Hy is al 13 jaar oud en is die behoud van die bearings. Toyota behoort jou nie kaal te steel daarvoor nie. Skat so R120~200 vir die kêrel. Ek noem die boostannde parte omdat jy reeds die "duur" werk doen in terme van labour. Meet die disk se dikte. Dal...
by JohanW
Sat Oct 22, 2016 2:15 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: KZ-TE CV Boots
Replies: 6
Views: 721

Re: KZ-TE CV Boots

fris job daai. Moontlike dinge om te vervang aangesien die hub moet af:
disks
wheelbearings
ball joints
tie rods ends
by JohanW
Fri Oct 14, 2016 2:01 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: SFA Hilux with 3.0 KZ TE Exhaust question
Replies: 5
Views: 529

Re: SFA Hilux with 3.0 KZ TE Exhaust question

When is redid the turbo I had it idle with just the 3 inch downpipe. It was a bit too loud for my liking. I don't know what dampening effect the rest of the piping will have. I used a "small" 63mm powerflow box with great success. Details on my downpipe thread.
by JohanW
Thu Oct 13, 2016 11:18 am
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: Conversion 3L d4d into 4.5l auto Landcruiser
Replies: 4
Views: 834

Re: Conversion 3L d4d into 4.5l auto Landcruiser

Klink vir my soos 'n torque converter probleem. In watter kondisie is/was die ATF?
by JohanW
Thu Oct 13, 2016 11:05 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: How do I minimise turbo lag on D4D Automatic.
Replies: 3
Views: 956

Re: How do I minimise turbo lag on D4D Automatic.

Remember its not just turbo lag, its torque converter slip too. I have a very free flowing exhaust on my AT. It exits in front of the rear wheel with a single 76mm powerflow box. It minimises turbo lag and other than a straight pipe I doubt you will get any more flowing. Also note that the d4d varia...
by JohanW
Thu Oct 13, 2016 10:41 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: How to drive an Auto?
Replies: 8
Views: 1463

Re: How to drive an Auto?

The numbers are exactly what they say, L-1st gear, 2-2nd etc. Knocking the lever down to 3 means the auto box will only shift up to 3rd gear. You can shift down while driving, just don't shift down to 2nd while doing 100km/h obviously. In town shift down manualy until your revs/speed ratio is corre...

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