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by Kaspaas
Mon Aug 20, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: RTH Re visit
Replies: 7
Views: 593

Re: RTH Re visit

Happy days Pieter! :thumbup:
by Kaspaas
Tue May 09, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: Want to see what chicken teath look like?
Replies: 2
Views: 645

Want to see what chicken teath look like?

Options would have been 1) Buying a third engine (just for the Bakelite backing), 2) Importing one from Ebay and hoping its the right spec. 3)Going Aftermarket ECU. (would have been the last option) Luckily for me , I'm part of this great forum and 7M guys look out for one another you know! Thanks t...
by Kaspaas
Tue Feb 28, 2017 8:24 am
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: 7MGE to SFA (talk about keeping it old school)
Replies: 16
Views: 1548

Re: 7MGE to SFA (talk about keeping it old school)

Hi Sven, All of the above is true. I'm considering hi jacking a Cressida in Khayelitsha just to get my hands on a 7MGE Dizzy at the moment. As a 7M owner I used to defend this conversion but to be honest, I am struggling with parts now. Please let us know if he wants to part with the engine, I might...
by Kaspaas
Tue Jan 03, 2017 12:54 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Intermittent misfire on 4Y EFI
Replies: 19
Views: 1439

Re: Intermittent misfire on 4Y EFI

Glad my problem-solving assisted you in some way Rudi!
Hope its sorted now.
by Kaspaas
Tue Nov 22, 2016 9:08 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The league of extra ordinary gentle(wo)man no more?
Replies: 4
Views: 567

The league of extra ordinary gentle(wo)man no more?

Guys and gals,

Hands up who still enjoys their head turning SFA's ?

Image

Image

:boss:
by Kaspaas
Tue Nov 22, 2016 8:48 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 7MGE EFI to Carb conversion?
Replies: 11
Views: 801

Re: 7MGE EFI to Carb conversion?

afterthought: just install a Lexus , a better conversion than the 7M IMO Easy Tiger.... There are some purists among us normal folk......... :twisted: Not to high-jack your post Cy But after my complete engine rebuild back to original Toyota spec and 33's fitted I get 7.2 - 7.5 km\L. (no load - ope...
by Kaspaas
Tue Nov 22, 2016 11:31 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 7MGE EFI to Carb conversion?
Replies: 11
Views: 801

Re: 7MGE EFI to Carb conversion?

Okay, just checking.

If it was not for me having the OEM management system, I would also have gone the Spitronics route.

Good luck!
by Kaspaas
Mon Nov 21, 2016 8:33 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 7MGE EFI to Carb conversion?
Replies: 11
Views: 801

Re: 7MGE EFI to Carb conversion?

Gerald, do you still have your original airflow meter installed?
by Kaspaas
Mon Oct 31, 2016 9:55 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Sealant on petrol tank?
Replies: 4
Views: 412

Re: Sealant on petrol tank?

Okay oom Andy,

Point taken, now is there a correct way of prepping the gasket paper??

Any pointers?
by Kaspaas
Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:57 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Sealant on petrol tank?
Replies: 4
Views: 412

Sealant on petrol tank?

Hi Guys, On top of the SFA's petrol tank you have the inlet "opening" where you install the fuel gauge float mechanism. The rubber that is supposed to seal the fuel gauge float mechanism to the tank is worn, thus not sealing properly. What can I use? Is it safer to use gasket paper and make a gasket...
by Kaspaas
Thu Oct 06, 2016 9:06 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Preferred replacement engine for sfa 22r engine
Replies: 35
Views: 2723

Re: Preferred replacement engine for sfa 22r engine

Dane,

I am to be corrected, but according to me it would be the Turbo version of the WL.
by Kaspaas
Fri Sep 09, 2016 8:50 am
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: 7MGE stall's ever so often....
Replies: 28
Views: 2576

Re: 7MGE stall's ever so often....

Well you guys will not believe............. Thanks to François from 4xLUX, the problem was identified as a cracked pickup inside the distributor that allowed oil from the top to seep through a seal, up the spindle into the distributor. Disrupting the spark basically. On the 7m the pickup is made fro...
by Kaspaas
Wed Jun 15, 2016 6:20 am
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: 7MGE stall's ever so often....
Replies: 28
Views: 2576

Re: 7MGE stall's ever so often....

One month in and 94 posts Rich! LOL, replace? #totallyrebuilt7MGE2013 Kaspaas is going to Hoppy in a few months time, needs some attention on the front diff and brakes. BUT yesterday returning home after work, nothing wrong. Like not a stutter, no surge, nothing!! This morning the same, I wiggled so...
by Kaspaas
Tue Jun 14, 2016 6:47 am
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: 7MGE stall's ever so often....
Replies: 28
Views: 2576

Re: 7MGE stall's ever so often....

Morning Guys. This morning, I determined that with start-up - till on temperature the is no stalling or stuttering. With normal acceleration, and cruising speed --> nothing. As soon as I floor it, or take my foot of the pedal and depress the clutch the rev's will drop gradeulally and nearly stall be...
by Kaspaas
Mon Jun 13, 2016 8:01 am
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: 7MGE stall's ever so often....
Replies: 28
Views: 2576

Re: 7MGE stall's ever so often....

Morning Gents, So I've been trying to sort out this stutter that Kaspaas has. I first cleaned the original ISC valve, was fine for a few trips but not 100% So replaced the ISC valve with a extra one I have, but still Kaspaas does the same. With the initial start-up its fine, but as the engine gets w...
by Kaspaas
Mon May 23, 2016 10:31 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New Member
Replies: 17
Views: 1359

Re: New Member

I am the fortunate one, who was approved by the pedigree panel to be man enough. Kapaas has since become Kasplaas , shedding his canopy for cattlerails. Having tamed the steepest red dunes in the Kalahari, we are now back to old White sand mischief. ** I used to be Bastiaan (2.8D single cab SFA) htt...
by Kaspaas
Fri May 20, 2016 2:07 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New Member
Replies: 17
Views: 1359

Re: New Member

Holy Moses, Can it be??

Welcome back Richie Rich!
by Kaspaas
Mon Apr 18, 2016 9:15 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Hiluxer's that you meet unexpectedly!
Replies: 125
Views: 22030

Re: Hiluxer's that you meet unexpectedly!

A week ago, I passed Stuart (In Johannes's old Hilux) and Tian (Swarvark) in one trip to the beach.
by Kaspaas
Tue Jan 19, 2016 6:45 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Greetings
Replies: 5
Views: 742

Re: Greetings

Welcome DD!
by Kaspaas
Fri Jan 08, 2016 7:38 am
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: DUST Challenge Series
Replies: 30
Views: 3724

Re: DUST Challenge Series

Thys,

I might have missed it, but what are the planned dates?

Also what is seen as " slightly modified" ?
by Kaspaas
Tue Dec 29, 2015 8:09 am
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Kaspaas- the legend in the NC!
Replies: 46
Views: 5054

Re: Kaspaas- the legend in the NC!

:laugh2: :taunt: Terug koop? Wie? Waar? en Hoeveel?? Om eerlik te wees, is julle reg. Ek sal 'n plan moet maak om hom by Hoppy te kry in die nuwe jaar. Elke keer as ek die fondse reg het dan spring daar iets anders voor. Hy kort 'n dringende diens van die voor diff. Voordat ek af gery het, het ek di...
by Kaspaas
Wed Dec 23, 2015 6:48 am
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Kaspaas- the legend in the NC!
Replies: 46
Views: 5054

Re: Kaspaas- the legend in the NC!

Oh you will be surprised oom Z!!
Maybe not to Atlantis every weekend, but you can ask the taxi's on the N2 if Kaspaas doesn't get out anymore.... :twisted:
by Kaspaas
Fri Dec 18, 2015 3:30 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Kaspaas- the legend in the NC!
Replies: 46
Views: 5054

Re: Kaspaas- the legend in the NC!

Cant believe its been 4 years already. Actually feels like Kaspaas has been part of my life for longer. Cleared my inbox today and came across all the PM's between me and Thys to arrange for payment and collection. Strange how one can get so sentimental over something made from Steel and rubber........
by Kaspaas
Wed Nov 04, 2015 2:27 pm
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: 7M sumps
Replies: 10
Views: 1300

Re: 7M sumps

As Everdt said, the Supra one!
by Kaspaas
Tue Oct 13, 2015 8:15 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: SFA 6X6
Replies: 15
Views: 1460

Re: SFA 6X6

In Stellenbosch is daar 'n boer met 'n 6x6 "iets" Lyk soos een van die ouer weergawe Mishibishi bussies wat rooi van kleur is. Baie komplekse middelste as wat die bussie het met 'n kort driveshaft na die tweede agterste diff. Sal probeer uitkyk vir hom en 'n foto neem, baie vriendelike kêrel gewees ...
by Kaspaas
Tue Oct 13, 2015 8:06 am
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: 7MGTE vs 1UZ
Replies: 19
Views: 1692

Re: 7MGTE vs 1UZ

Chris, 7MGTE en 2JZTE is belaglik vining in platkarre. Soos jyself sal weet met jou eie 2JZ.
'n Petrol Turbo in 'n SFA?, jong vir 4x4 is nie te aanbevel nie.

Andy are you referring to Jaco "Spartan" that had a 2JZTE??
by Kaspaas
Mon Oct 12, 2015 10:13 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: platpot?
Replies: 14
Views: 760

Re: platpot?

I prefer a Platboom pot to a Drie pootpot.
Platboom allows you to "brown" the meat prior to adding the rest of the ingredients.


If you ever consider letting that big'ol Falkirk 8 go, please keep me in mind!
by Kaspaas
Fri Oct 09, 2015 8:47 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Toyota and ISIS
Replies: 11
Views: 569

Re: Toyota and ISIS

Just amazing how you can take a stolen vehicle over so may borders without papers and without anybody saying something. Guess this works best in Africa because even the smallest bribe fixes everything. Not sure they even need to pay bribes. Vehicles are containerised with false manifests and those ...
by Kaspaas
Wed Oct 07, 2015 3:39 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Toyota and ISIS
Replies: 11
Views: 569

Re: Toyota and ISIS

Was a big segment on Carte Blanche a few weeks back, syndicate operations in SA with mafia and ISIS ties steal Hilux'es and export them for the ISIS war.
All part of a well organised machine, ISIS funds the criminals in SA.
by Kaspaas
Tue Oct 06, 2015 4:47 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Lexus overheating, hot cabin
Replies: 40
Views: 2430

Re: Lexus overheating, hot cabin

Chris, Before I did a 25mm body lift on Kaspaas the bolts on the plastic footrest would burn my foot when driving bare feet. Thys also applied that "Alu tape bitumen" in the cab, It definitely helped but after the 25mm lift it was totally gone. I later removed that tape as it wouldn't set anymore wi...
by Kaspaas
Tue Oct 06, 2015 1:58 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Inverter welders Tradeweld versus Stramm
Replies: 9
Views: 453

Re: Inverter welders Tradeweld versus Stramm

Thanks Nic,

Now I definitely owe you a draft at the Thirsty Scarecrow! :thumbup:
by Kaspaas
Tue Oct 06, 2015 1:45 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: Drag link SFA 4x4
Replies: 10
Views: 847

Re: Drag link SFA 4x4

Geez, wat behels die kit?
'n Hele nuwe draglink of net 2 x splitpins, 2 x springs en 4 x halfmooncaps??
by Kaspaas
Tue Oct 06, 2015 1:17 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Inverter welders Tradeweld versus Stramm
Replies: 9
Views: 453

Re: Inverter welders Tradeweld versus Stramm

Thanks guys,

Nic, can you explain the duty cycle saga to me in normal "boere" English please?
by Kaspaas
Tue Oct 06, 2015 11:25 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Inverter welders Tradeweld versus Stramm
Replies: 9
Views: 453

Inverter welders Tradeweld versus Stramm

I received a Game voucher with my mobile contract and as I want to upgrade to a Inverter welder from my old 1942 ark welder, these are the two 200Amp options. They are more or less the in the same price range @ R1800 each. Yes I know its not a Mat-weld or Miller, but I only do DIY projects and norma...
by Kaspaas
Tue Oct 06, 2015 8:08 am
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: Drag link SFA 4x4
Replies: 10
Views: 847

Re: Drag link SFA 4x4

Ekt R120 twee jaar terug vir n service kit vanaf N14x4.
by Kaspaas
Mon Oct 05, 2015 9:02 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Anti theft idea
Replies: 39
Views: 2327

Re: Anti theft idea

Hi fellow Luxers, normally on a Hilux dash there are a few places for switches not in use, go to your dealer and get a switch for that would normally go there, now you can cut the fuel pump line and run it via the switch, so by flipping that switch your Hilux stays were you left it, the switch look...
by Kaspaas
Tue Sep 29, 2015 10:15 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Anti theft idea
Replies: 39
Views: 2327

Re: Anti theft idea

Hilux forum brainstorming - Got to love it!

Thanks for the valid inputs guys - Keep 'um coming!
by Kaspaas
Tue Sep 29, 2015 6:59 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Anti theft idea
Replies: 39
Views: 2327

Anti theft idea

If you were able to lock a single pedal on your Lux, which one would it be? (Clutch/Brake/Accelerator) I'm thinking in terms of a pad/bolt lock to lock a pedal in a stationary position. I guess the clutch would be the best option? -Wont be able to get it in gear. -If its in gear, would not be able t...
by Kaspaas
Mon Sep 28, 2015 5:01 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Where is Mark Watson
Replies: 18
Views: 1817

Re: Where is Mark Watson

Geez Guys,

Hope you get sorted, must be massively frustrating!
by Kaspaas
Tue Sep 22, 2015 4:00 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Powder coating in CT?
Replies: 8
Views: 541

Re: Powder coating in CT?

Try B.G Premier Coaters in Epping.

Brian Abbott @ 021 534 6950

:thumbup:
by Kaspaas
Mon Sep 14, 2015 6:53 am
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: 7MGE stall's ever so often....
Replies: 28
Views: 2576

Re: 7MGE stall's ever so often.... Sorted

Sorted - ISC valve removed and cleaned, replaced fuel filter.
No more stalling!

Thanks guys!
by Kaspaas
Fri Sep 11, 2015 10:48 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Lexus V8 Solid Information
Replies: 44
Views: 3236

Re: Lexus V8 Solid Information

Derrick, Nobody is at fault here, as was said above a lot of bad things around Lexus V8 upgrades has been documented here on the forum. For instance: http://www.hilux4x4.co.za/views/viewtopic.php?f=98&t=23780 Both these guys were long time forum friends. This is probably still the most viewed engine...
by Kaspaas
Fri Sep 11, 2015 7:03 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Help to understand chrome plating?
Replies: 5
Views: 313

Re: Help to understand chrome plating?

Do you still have anything left?
Willing to part with it now?
by Kaspaas
Thu Sep 10, 2015 1:10 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Help to understand chrome plating?
Replies: 5
Views: 313

Re: Help to understand chrome plating?

ismail wrote:Cobus are you restoring those chrome "mongoose" trick bikes?

Correct,

I have an 83 Khuwahara and a '83 Mongoose Expert.
Busy with the Khuwi, this BMX has been mine from day one, used to race it in the late 80'ties
by Kaspaas
Thu Sep 10, 2015 7:25 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Help to understand chrome plating?
Replies: 5
Views: 313

Help to understand chrome plating?

Okay, 1) Can you only chrome plate bare metal? 2) Can you just re-chrome faded chrome parts, or do you need to sandblast to bare matal? 3) Other than Goldfinger plating in Epping, any other chrome "platers" in CT that do the prepping of the metal aswell? I have old BMX frames and parts that I'm busy...
by Kaspaas
Wed Sep 09, 2015 7:01 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Fastest Hilux in South Africa ???
Replies: 15
Views: 689

Re: Fastest Hilux in South Africa ???

Look at the irony of it all.... They are celebrating Hilux by building a "non" Hilux... By "non" Hilux I mean.. Non Hilux engine Non Hilux differentials Non Hilux brakes Non Hilux suspension Non Hilux seats Non Hilux seatbelts Non Hilux rims The body is left over... and in the video they said they ...
by Kaspaas
Tue Sep 08, 2015 2:37 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Fastest Hilux in South Africa ???
Replies: 15
Views: 689

Re: Fastest Hilux in South Africa ???

Great Hilux!! :shock2: Fastest I'm not so sure. I know of a SWB 2.4D platkar Hilux that had a 2.7 Audi Quattro with a two stage Turbo strapped on, think it was the fastest Diesel for some time, clocking a sub 11 sec on the quarter mile?? Maybe someone can comment.... kaspaas now you are opening up ...
by Kaspaas
Tue Sep 08, 2015 11:08 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Fastest Hilux in South Africa ???
Replies: 15
Views: 689

Re: Fastest Hilux in South Africa ???

Great Hilux!!
:shock2:

Fastest I'm not so sure.

I know of a SWB 2.4D platkar Hilux that had a 2.7 Audi Quattro with a two stage Turbo strapped on, think it was the fastest Diesel for some time, clocking a sub 11 sec on the quarter mile??

Maybe someone can comment....
by Kaspaas
Thu Aug 27, 2015 3:52 pm
Forum: Pictures Only - Post a pic of your Hilux
Topic: My Vis trok!
Replies: 8
Views: 1463

Re: My Vis trok!

Was jy in Stilbaai vir die Galjoen Derby die jaar met daai bakkie?
by Kaspaas
Tue Aug 25, 2015 7:56 am
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: 7MGE stall's ever so often....
Replies: 28
Views: 2576

Re: 7MGE stall's ever so often....

Okay, Thanks oom Z & Tiaan!
by Kaspaas
Tue Aug 25, 2015 7:28 am
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: 7MGE stall's ever so often....
Replies: 28
Views: 2576

Re: 7MGE stall's ever so often....

I had a read through the Manual that Gunta send me, and it looks like I can test the ISC Valve (Idle Speed Control) with an Ohm meter. Very strangely I need to drain the coolant to remove this valve, but I guess it uses the coolant temperature to determine the idle speed? Luckily I have an extra one...
by Kaspaas
Mon Aug 24, 2015 10:08 am
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: 7MGE stall's ever so often....
Replies: 28
Views: 2576

Re: 7MGE stall's ever so often....

zepplin wrote: I think Cobus is running the OEM management Stef so setting the response parameters will be difficult.
Correct.
by Kaspaas
Mon Aug 24, 2015 10:05 am
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: 7MGE stall's ever so often....
Replies: 28
Views: 2576

Re: 7MGE stall's ever so often....

Dankie manne, Got it, I'll check/clean that and see if there's any difference. Haboob, I doubt it's the head gasket. I have the High performance Cometic(Stainless steel) 7MGTE gasket with the ARP studs and torqued to higher NM. Can anybody help with the Aluminium sleeve "spay can" with the banjo bol...
by Kaspaas
Mon Aug 24, 2015 8:12 am
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: 7MGE stall's ever so often....
Replies: 28
Views: 2576

Re: 7MGE stall's ever so often....

Woops, accidently reported my own thread....
Admin, please ignore
by Kaspaas
Mon Aug 24, 2015 8:11 am
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: 7MGE stall's ever so often....
Replies: 28
Views: 2576

Re: 7MGE stall's ever so often....

ICV?

I are boer.....
by Kaspaas
Mon Aug 24, 2015 7:02 am
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: 7MGE stall's ever so often....
Replies: 28
Views: 2576

7MGE stall's ever so often....

So, I've been noticing Kapaas does not idle as smooth as he used to. Idle speed varies like an old tuned V8, up and down - up and down when cold. If I don't help with the right foot he'd just stall, now even when on temperature he'd ever so often just stall in traffic. Always on de-acceleration, but...
by Kaspaas
Tue Aug 18, 2015 4:25 pm
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: Air intake route for Snorkel - 7MGE SFA
Replies: 9
Views: 864

Re: Air intake route for Snorkel - 7MGE SFA

sir shrek wrote:I made my own airbox and left the battery in place. This worked well with my home made snorkel

:ttwwp:

:twisted:
by Kaspaas
Mon Aug 17, 2015 3:57 pm
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: Air intake route for Snorkel - 7MGE SFA
Replies: 9
Views: 864

Re: Air intake route for Snorkel - 7MGE SFA

Louis, Luckily Kaspaas has a duel battery setup in front already, should be easy to do a battery swap(right to left) as the starter on a 7M is on the left anyway. Then move the extra battery to the load bin with a "plug and play" adaptor and battery case. The biggest challenge is the routing of the ...
by Kaspaas
Mon Aug 17, 2015 1:40 pm
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: Air intake route for Snorkel - 7MGE SFA
Replies: 9
Views: 864

Re: Air intake route for Snorkel - 7MGE SFA

zepplin wrote:The shortest distance between two points is a straight line..................................... :siffler:
:sleep:

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