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by DerikB
Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:00 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Vigo DIY Frontrunner Roofrack Installation
Replies: 14
Views: 3133

Re: Vigo DIY Frontrunner Roofrack Installation

Ek weet die is n ou draad, maar hoe het daardie rivnuts gehou in die kalahari? Ek wil ook n Roof rack op die trokkie sit maar eks bekommerd oor rivnuts, veral as ek gereeld die rak wil afhaal en terug sit. Jammer, ek sien nou eers jou vraag. Ek is nog heeltemal tevrede met die Rivnuts. Na duisende ...
by DerikB
Sun Jun 05, 2016 7:40 pm
Forum: Toyota Fortuner 4x4 Forum
Topic: Battery Change
Replies: 4
Views: 1704

Re: Battery Change

You just need to program it again after the battery change.

What you do is..

Open window completely

Then in one motion close the window, but do not release the "close" switch, keep holding it for about 5 seconds afterwards.

Should then be working again
by DerikB
Tue May 24, 2016 5:22 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: best Xtracab 4x4 model 2011/12/13/14/15
Replies: 8
Views: 1116

Re: best Xtracab 4x4 model 2011/12/13/14/15

Hi John I can confirm my November 2011 (2012 face-lift) model Xtra-Cab, came with Diff-Lock. My clutch shudder every now and again when pulling away. I have a steep driveway, then I "burn" it a bit going up. That sorts it out for a couple of weeks. Probably not the best thing to do, but I'm on 140k ...
by DerikB
Sun Dec 06, 2015 5:35 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Tapatalk
Replies: 68
Views: 5943

Re: Tapatalk

Dankie manne!


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by DerikB
Sun Aug 02, 2015 8:00 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Tapatalk
Replies: 68
Views: 5943

Re: Tapatalk

Stem saam met die manne hier bo. Vandat Tapatalk nie meer werk nie kom ek maar selde op die forum. Die funksies en manier wat die forum gewys word op Tapatalk bly net tops vir gebruik op n klein skerm soos op n smartphone.
by DerikB
Wed Jun 24, 2015 3:35 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Helping a Club Member fix his SFA.
Replies: 9
Views: 810

Re: Helping a Club Member fix his SFA.

Derik ek het n kompleet 22r engine wat ek uit n Cressida uitgehaal het wat n oordoen nodig het , ek het my Hilux se engine in die Cressida gesit nadat ek Lexus conversion gedoen het so ek het al die parte . Ek wil nie graag die engine opbreuk nie maar ek verstaan dis vir n goeie doel so as julle ni...
by DerikB
Thu Jun 18, 2015 12:04 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Helping a Club Member fix his SFA.
Replies: 9
Views: 810

Re: Helping a Club Member fix his SFA.

Baie dankie Boet! PM gestuur.

Dankie Pote, ek stuur die link aan! Dalk is hy gelukkig!
by DerikB
Wed Jun 17, 2015 4:36 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Helping a Club Member fix his SFA.
Replies: 9
Views: 810

Re: Helping a Club Member fix his SFA.

Eish, sterkte aan Johan, en dis blerrie nice om te sien jy probeer help. Hoop julle kom reg met die benodigde parte. Partykeer het mens net so bietjie "goodwill" nodig om weer lig aan die einde van die tonnel te sien, en jou plan is dalk net die regte ding. Sterkte! Baie dankie. Ons help maar waar ...
by DerikB
Wed Jun 17, 2015 3:40 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Helping a Club Member fix his SFA.
Replies: 9
Views: 810

Helping a Club Member fix his SFA.

Today I want to ask for assistance for a fellow Club Member and friend. Bit of background - Johan (Monsterlux) was retrenched in the beginning of this year and has been unable to find another job in his line of work (Mechanical Draughtsman). Currently he is doing semi-skilled labour to keep a roof o...
by DerikB
Mon Jun 08, 2015 4:28 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What to do with old tyres?
Replies: 5
Views: 692

Re: What to do with old tyres?

Just some feedback.

I contacted Redisa and they have arranged to have someone collect all the tyres from us at no cost.

In total there were 41, so it saves me driving them up and down to dispose of them!

Thanks again Sebata!
by DerikB
Mon Jun 08, 2015 1:00 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What to do with old tyres?
Replies: 5
Views: 692

Re: What to do with old tyres?

Thank you Sebata! I sent a mail to them.
by DerikB
Mon Jun 08, 2015 12:43 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What to do with old tyres?
Replies: 5
Views: 692

What to do with old tyres?

I am cleaning up the grounds of a closed pre-primary school and I have around 30 tyres, from motorbike to tractor size that I need to get rid of. It was used to construct obstacles for the kids to play on. Our dumping site does not allow tyres to be taken there. How do I get rid of them? I doubt tha...
by DerikB
Mon Jun 01, 2015 10:32 am
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: Botswana, Caprivi, Ovamboland, Kaokaland en Namibia toer
Replies: 3
Views: 1228

Re: Botswana, Caprivi, Ovamboland, Kaokaland en Namibia toer

Hi Buks. Ongelukkig gaan ek en my vrou Van Zyls eers 'n paar weke na jou weer aanpak. 2012 het ons hom alleen gery, toe nog met my Pajero padskraper. Ek wil graag met jou 'n bietjie van die ondervinding deel. As ek terug kyk na die ervaring, was die deel tot by die bokant van die pas, by die Van Zyl...
by DerikB
Tue May 26, 2015 2:11 pm
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: Vigo Bumpers R12k front and R8.5k rear
Replies: 10
Views: 2445

Re: Vigo Bumpers R12k front and R8.5k rear

Enige iemand al hierdie voor bumper opgesit?

Sal nog baie graag foto's wil sien!!
by DerikB
Fri May 22, 2015 9:54 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 3.0 D4D Clutch questions
Replies: 3
Views: 464

Re: 3.0 D4D Clutch questions

Apologies - Wrong section. Can one of the mods please move it to The Workshop.

Thanks!
by DerikB
Fri May 22, 2015 9:50 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 3.0 D4D Clutch questions
Replies: 3
Views: 464

3.0 D4D Clutch questions

Morning guys. I have a question - it's been bothering me since I got the bakkie... Sometime, at irregular intervals, the clutch would suddenly starts to bite when 3/4 released. It's like that last few MM's before it completely engage it would bite and then you can feel the whole drive train shudder....
by DerikB
Wed Mar 04, 2015 9:05 pm
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: Vigo Bumpers R12k front and R8.5k rear
Replies: 10
Views: 2445

Re: Vigo Bumpers R12k front and R8.5k rear

Sal like om te sien hoe lyk die voorste bumper klaar gepas op 'n bakkie!
by DerikB
Wed Mar 04, 2015 8:59 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Tuffstuff and trackers
Replies: 16
Views: 950

Re: Tuffstuff and trackers

Raymond du Plessis This action applies to Toyota only: - all 4x4's SUV's, D/C, S/C - all 2x4's SUV's, D/C, S/C This action has bee split into two different processes: all those persons who have now receive a letter about this matter is where their 4x4's have been on the TUFFSTUFF facility for 3 yea...
by DerikB
Mon Jan 12, 2015 4:36 pm
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: 2011 Vigo LED replacement, all lights
Replies: 10
Views: 2321

Re: 2011 Vigo LED replacement, all lights

I agree with Stuart. Would also like to replace everything with LED but also not sure what I need to order. What about putting a kit together? To replace say all internal globes with LED, then a kit for the exterior lights, perhaps by configuration such as Single Cab, XTra Cab and Double Cab? Just a...
by DerikB
Fri Jan 09, 2015 7:29 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hilux vs. Fortuner Power
Replies: 14
Views: 1038

Re: Hilux vs. Fortuner Power

Time to give a bit of an update... I've now done just over 10 000km with my Hilux, and I am enjoying every moment! :yahoo: At the recent 120 000 km service (R5000!), I had the Injectors tested and they are all still in an excellent condition. (#1 = -0.2, #2 = 0.1, #3 = 0.3, #4 = 0.1). Range is betwe...
by DerikB
Sun Dec 07, 2014 10:47 pm
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: Sani - Katse - Clarens: December 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 981

Re: Sani - Katse - Clarens: December 2014

Thaba Tsheka is definately the more scenic route but prepare yourself for atleast an 8 hour trip without many stops. At one stage it took us 2 hours on 40km because of the condition of the road. This is between Katse & Sani. If coming from Katse towards Sani, St James mission is a good place to over...
by DerikB
Mon Dec 01, 2014 8:28 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Witbank Bling!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 2437

Re: Witbank Bling!!!

Mud Dog wrote:Hah! Very nice!! :thumbup: ..... (What happened to the Cortina? :twisted: )
You should not make jokes like that!! He REALLY had a very nice Cortina before!!



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by DerikB
Mon Dec 01, 2014 3:36 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Vigo DIY Frontrunner Roofrack Installation
Replies: 14
Views: 3133

Re: Vigo DIY Frontrunner Roofrack Installation

barleigh wrote:Looks great! What size panel do you have there, a 90W or bigger?
Hi Barend

It's a 80w Solarworld panel. 950 x 680mm. Weight around 8kg.
by DerikB
Mon Dec 01, 2014 3:30 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Vigo DIY Frontrunner Roofrack Installation
Replies: 14
Views: 3133

Re: Vigo DIY Frontrunner Roofrack Installation

Hi George Yeah I'm happy with the outcome, the riv nuts we used expanded very well and I'm not concerned about them breaking off. No rattles or anything that I should be worried about. I won't load a RTT or Jerrycan's onto it with the rivnuts, but I only use it for the Solar Panel - so I believe in ...
by DerikB
Mon Nov 24, 2014 8:37 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Vigo DIY Frontrunner Roofrack Installation
Replies: 14
Views: 3133

Re: Vigo DIY Frontrunner Roofrack Installation

Ja, goeie tip. Ek het ongelukkig deur hom geboor, nou werk die agterste courtesy light nie meer nie. Maar ek sal dit patch.

Volgende DIY job gaan wees om n "skeleton" in die Beekman Fibreglass canopy te bou om hom genoeg te versterk om my RTT te dra!


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by DerikB
Mon Nov 24, 2014 8:10 am
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Vigo Roofrack tracks
Replies: 17
Views: 1444

Re: Vigo Roofrack tracks

The installation I posted here!

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Thanks for all the advice!
by DerikB
Mon Nov 24, 2014 8:07 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Vigo DIY Frontrunner Roofrack Installation
Replies: 14
Views: 3133

Re: Vigo DIY Frontrunner Roofrack Installation

All that was left was to align the track and to tighten the bolts!

Then we lifted my newly modified roofrack on, installed the tracks and tightened everything up!
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I am glad to report that it still fits into my garage! (just!) :yahoo:
by DerikB
Mon Nov 24, 2014 8:06 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Vigo DIY Frontrunner Roofrack Installation
Replies: 14
Views: 3133

Vigo DIY Frontrunner Roofrack Installation

From this thread: http://www.hilux4x4.co.za/views/viewtopic.php?f=94&t=37296" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; After selling my Pajero, I was stuck with a large Frontrunner Roofrack (2150mm x 1225mm). I tried to sell it in order to buy a new one for the Hilux, but after not getting it s...
by DerikB
Tue Nov 11, 2014 6:10 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: hilux extra cab sag with new bumper?
Replies: 21
Views: 1613

Re: hilux extra cab sag with new bumper?

Nice lift! Maybe wait and see how much it drops, for every 10mm you can add a 5mm spacer to the top of the strut.


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by DerikB
Tue Nov 11, 2014 5:56 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: hilux extra cab sag with new bumper?
Replies: 21
Views: 1613

hilux extra cab sag with new bumper?

Cornel what is your distance measurement from the bottom of the rim to the bottom of the fender? Mine is sitting on 770mm with a 30mm 4x4direct spacer and a 5mm toyota? Spacer. I added the 5mm spacer to compensate for the onca bullbar that I estimate around 50-60kg. I read on the forum you should no...
by DerikB
Wed Nov 05, 2014 9:48 am
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Vigo Roofrack tracks
Replies: 17
Views: 1444

Re: Vigo Roofrack tracks

Thank you Rod, this info will go a long way to help me. Kobus I will buy new nyloc nuts and add a bit of locktite with plenty of silicone, don't want to disassemble the roof too often :shock: I'm going to have to leave this job for next weekend - We are planning a trip to Buffalo Gorge this weekend ...
by DerikB
Tue Nov 04, 2014 6:33 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Vigo Roofrack tracks
Replies: 17
Views: 1444

Re: Vigo Roofrack tracks

Thanks Rod! Thats the info I want!! Looking at the pic below, where did you put the insertion rubber? Did you remove the piece of the standard plastic strip where the tracks go over, or did you drill through it? [img]http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/04/6a31b02b08f2cebb5e118790d4c5254f.jpg[/im...
by DerikB
Mon Nov 03, 2014 8:19 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Vigo Roofrack tracks
Replies: 17
Views: 1444

Re: Vigo Roofrack tracks

Hi Wayne, I did the Pajero myself but there were instructions from Frontrunner. So I do have an idea what I am letting myself into!! [FLUSHED FACE] The main reason I do these type of jobs myself is that I believe I take better care and am more careful than a fitment center. How will I know that the ...
by DerikB
Mon Nov 03, 2014 12:38 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Vigo Roofrack tracks
Replies: 17
Views: 1444

Re: Vigo Roofrack tracks

Thanks Roderick. I found the video and am sure it will help.

I modified my old Pajero's roofrack to a size that will look good on the XtraCab. Now just to gather the courage to fit the rails!!
by DerikB
Mon Nov 03, 2014 12:30 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: 63mm versus 75mm Freeflow
Replies: 23
Views: 3431

Re: 63mm versus 75mm Freeflow

Ok, so for the real question. Prices anyone? In the area around gauteng, east rand, mphumalanga. Is there anyone you guys would recommend, or can I do this at my local exhaust shop no hassles? Considering quality and workmanship, does anyone know of special requirements for these exhaust systems, I...
by DerikB
Fri Oct 31, 2014 8:24 am
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Vigo Roofrack tracks
Replies: 17
Views: 1444

Vigo Roofrack tracks

I've got Frontrunner tracks I want to mount on my Xtracab roof, anyone know if there are pre-drilled holes or do I need to drill them?

Something I need to look out for when doing it?

Thanks!


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by DerikB
Fri Oct 31, 2014 8:16 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hilux vs. Fortuner Power
Replies: 14
Views: 1038

Re: Hilux vs. Fortuner Power

Thanks guys, I have done about 300km since receiving it and I am enjoying every moment! This weekend I will start to kit it, lots of gear from my Pajero that I need to make fit! Just too expensive to buy again. Stef atleast it's not a problem atm! For now I'm thinking of mounting my NL 50L fridge ba...
by DerikB
Wed Oct 29, 2014 12:10 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hilux vs. Fortuner Power
Replies: 14
Views: 1038

Re: Hilux vs. Fortuner Power

Thanks Haboob. I took delivery today and I think I might have over reacted a bit on the power issue!! It's not that much slower!! But the CAT/DPF will meet it's match this weekend in anyway! I also got a nice surprise! There was a bag in the canopy and the Salesman told me that its seatcovers that t...
by DerikB
Mon Oct 27, 2014 3:17 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hilux vs. Fortuner Power
Replies: 14
Views: 1038

Re: Hilux vs. Fortuner Power

Dankie julle! Help om my bietjie gerus te maak!
by DerikB
Mon Oct 27, 2014 1:52 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hilux vs. Fortuner Power
Replies: 14
Views: 1038

Hilux vs. Fortuner Power

Hi Guys Quick question I am taking delivery of my new Hilux tomorrow :yahoo: (2011 Xtracab 3.0D-4d 4x4), but I would just like to confirm one thing.. On Saturday I test drove it and I had my brother in law with me. I asked him to drive a few km because he drives a Fortuner 3.0D-4D 4x2 and should be ...
by DerikB
Thu Oct 23, 2014 9:09 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Hallo Hilux manne! Eerder laat as nooit!
Replies: 14
Views: 1110

Re: Hallo Hilux manne! Eerder laat as nooit!

Tyd vir 'n update...

Ek't toe my Hilux gevind!!

Ek het hom vandag al gekoop, maar sien hom eers Saterdag in lewende lywe!

Ken enige iemand hom dalk?

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by DerikB
Wed Sep 03, 2014 10:13 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: 6 Sept 2014 - Spring Day @ de Wildt 4x4
Replies: 239
Views: 18018

Re: 6 Sept 2014 - Spring Day @ de Wildt 4x4

Sorry guys I will have to withdraw due to unforeseen circumstances. At least it looks like my spot won't stay empty for long!! Attending: 1. Ali3n & Rafs - Trail & Braai 2. Cleaner, Wendy & Stefan - Trail & Braai 3. Team Hoyt - Trail & Braai 4. Johan & Sidonie - Trail & Braai 5. Marius & Liezel + 2 ...
by DerikB
Thu Aug 21, 2014 4:13 pm
Forum: Updating your profile
Topic: user name
Replies: 32
Views: 3587

Re: user name

Kan ek ook asseblief 'n naam verandering aanvra?

Ek wil graag DerikB heet. Baie dankie! :)
by DerikB
Thu Aug 21, 2014 4:05 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: 6 Sept 2014 - Spring Day @ de Wildt 4x4
Replies: 239
Views: 18018

Re: 6 Sept 2014 - Spring Day @ de Wildt 4x4

1. Ali3n & Rafs - Trail & Braai 2. Cleaner, Wendy & Stefan - Trail & Braai 3. Team Hoyt - Trail & Braai 4. Johan & Sidonie - Trail & Braai 5. Marius & Liezel + 2 kids (2&4) - Trail & Braai 6. Greg & Andrew - Trail & braai. 7. Scott & ( position open for applicants :lol: ) - Trail & Braai ( may even ...
by DerikB
Mon Aug 18, 2014 8:29 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Hallo Hilux manne! Eerder laat as nooit!
Replies: 14
Views: 1110

Re: Hallo Hilux manne! Eerder laat as nooit!

Dankie julle!
by DerikB
Fri Aug 15, 2014 9:28 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Hallo Hilux manne! Eerder laat as nooit!
Replies: 14
Views: 1110

Hallo Hilux manne! Eerder laat as nooit!

Ek is nou al n jaar deel van die Hilux Club, so dit is seker tyd dat ek myself ordentlik kom voorstel!! Ek is Derik en ek woon in Witbank. My goeie vriend Monsterlux het my voorgestel aan die forum asook die klub klub en sommige van julle kan dalk onthou dat ons verlede jaar by die Hennops Spring da...

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