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by mcw
Sat Aug 25, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: '93 SFA spares needed
Replies: 7
Views: 594

Re: '93 SFA spares needed

Hi

I bought quite a few parts from these guys ,bonnet fender grille indicator lights ,there may be other branches closer
to you


AUTO BODY SPARES KRUGERSDORP LTD
Auto body shop in Krugersdorp
Address: Luipaard St, Boltonia, Krugersdorp, 1739

Martin






Phone: 011 953 1467
by mcw
Fri Aug 17, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Prado Gearbox
Replies: 17
Views: 529

Re: Prado Gearbox

hi Johan

Dankie ek sal weer probeer
was al eenkeer daar en het drie keer gebel ,se atyd ons moet gaan kyk sal jou bel dan hoor jy niks njie
diens maar treurig .

Martin
by mcw
Thu Aug 16, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Prado Gearbox
Replies: 17
Views: 529

Re: Prado Gearbox

Hi Johan

i just checked the VIN plate has a343f on it
i am still looking for a box
Martin
by mcw
Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Transfer Box "Clank" on G52 5 Speed Gearbox
Replies: 6
Views: 180

Re: Transfer Box "Clank" on G52 5 Speed Gearbox

Hi Rodney

those G52 gearboxes are prone to breaking a tooth on the fifth gear ,mine did it ,do not khow if that is causing the noise on yours
Engines for Africa in Selby ,sell the gearboxes ,they may have T/cases ,3 years ago gearbox brand new was R5500.00

Martin
by mcw
Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Prado Gearbox
Replies: 17
Views: 529

Re: Prado Gearbox

So i finally got in under the Prado today to look at the identification plate on gearbox this is the gearbox fitted A340E (30-40LE) The detachable bell housing, which attaches the main transmission case to the engine, has an engine-specific bolt pattern, which appears on its upper surface as cast-in...
by mcw
Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: Medical forum
Topic: Cellutitus
Replies: 3
Views: 326

Re: Cellutitus

Hi

My wife just spent 5 days in hospital with similar symptoms and lots of antibiotics, not a pleasant
experience

Martin
by mcw
Tue Aug 07, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Prado Gearbox
Replies: 17
Views: 529

Re: Prado Gearbox

hi Johann

i will contact them

Martin
by mcw
Mon Aug 06, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Prado Gearbox
Replies: 17
Views: 529

Re: Prado Gearbox

hi Guys After having spoken on the phone to Lextreme and thinking they may have misunderstood what i was asking,i went there to talk to them(not far from my work) I would need an adapter plate for both engine and t/case to fit Lexus box,tks Johan for info. So back to square one looking for a gearbox...
by mcw
Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Prado Gearbox
Replies: 17
Views: 529

Re: Prado Gearbox

hi guys So i followed the resident experts advice (Louis) and contacted Lextrene according to them all that is needed is different bell housing and the 5 speed A650 box fits to my Prado no problem with t/case bolts to box At R4500.00 for both ,lot cheaper than 26000.00 quote from gearbox place will ...
by mcw
Sat Jul 28, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Spare parts
Replies: 2
Views: 223

Re: Spare parts

hi Glen see below i sourced i lot of body parts from these guys for my 96 hilux .doors bonnet lights ,they are chinese copies i suspect How ever the are fitted perfectly AUTO BODY SPARES KRUGERSDORP LTD Auto body shop in Krugersdorp Address: Luipaard St, Boltonia, Krugersdorp, 1739 Hours: Open ⋅ Clo...
by mcw
Fri Jul 27, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Prado Gearbox
Replies: 17
Views: 529

Re: Prado Gearbox

tks Eric

i will contact him
by mcw
Fri Jul 27, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Prado Gearbox
Replies: 17
Views: 529

Prado Gearbox

Hi Guys

my Prado auto box is making a whining noise and oil is not red any more, auto gearbox specialists ,says
the clutch material is coming loose and clogs filter then pump whines.

Any one know of a secondhand box lying around that i can buy,rebuilding mine to expensive

Martin
by mcw
Wed Jul 25, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: 4x4 Direct Montana, Pretoria opens on 21 July 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 679

Re: 4x4 Direct Montana, Pretoria opens on 21 July 2018

Went to visit today
nice one Robbie
all the best

Martin
by mcw
Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Hilux4.0 V6 front CV Joint
Replies: 5
Views: 391

Re: Hilux4.0 V6 front CV Joint

Hi Hendrik

ek het in Krugersdorp omtrent 1300.00 betaal vir recon shaft ,maar net outer cv is vervang inner wasnet skoon gemaak met twee nuwe boots ,plek se naam is Drivelines

Martin
by mcw
Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Prado 90 series rear axle
Replies: 3
Views: 247

Re: Prado 90 series rear axle

Hi Johan

This one is a maroon one with a front end accident only
Marin
by mcw
Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Prado 90 series rear axle
Replies: 3
Views: 247

Prado 90 series rear axle

Recently saw a smashed 2001 Prado 3.4l at a scrap yard, i noticed it is fitted with a e -locker axle
Now i was wonder if that would fit my wagon ,1996 model no rear diff-locker.
are the axles the same

Martin
by mcw
Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Is this something to worry about
Replies: 26
Views: 1223

Re: Is this something to worry about

Haai Hennie Bearing man het n bearing brand wat hulle aan al die Taxi verkoop,het Desember twee jaar terug op die Prado gebruik nog geen klagtes nie ,kon niks aander make kry nie Onthou daar is n Toyota handelaar wat 20% afslag gee op parte gee vir Hilux club lede Jy kan ook vir Gemini spares vra wa...
by mcw
Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Is this something to worry about
Replies: 26
Views: 1223

Re: Is this something to worry about

Hi Ben i would be can only be the oil seal that has started leaking , on some Toyota axles this washes out the grease in bearing and can cause bearing to fail ,for instance on the Prado l have this is the case. Not to sure if Hilux has the same set up (semi floating axle) . i would only use genuine ...
by mcw
Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Ford Essex
Replies: 5
Views: 408

Re: Ford Essex

Hi Andre so while driving through the Daspoort tunnel today saw this place Fahims used auto spares 084 573 4482 076 145 7170 240 Bremerstr Hercules they have a 2001 3.4l Prado with front end smash standing there ,i was interested in the rear axle (diff lock),he is willing to strip . Ask him what he ...
by mcw
Fri May 25, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 22R Alternator Not Charging
Replies: 16
Views: 695

Re: 22R Alternator Not Charging

Hi Tim
Not very good with electrics ,i also had alternator at a auto electrician ,they could not find any faults on system
Read on overseas forum about cluster problem ,took it to auto electrician and after their repair,charging system worked fine

Martin
by mcw
Thu May 24, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Shopping Index
Topic: Power brake
Replies: 27
Views: 2595

Re: Power brake

Hi

Fitted a set to my SFA couple years ago ,worked extremely well ,the person at Power brake
said most important part was to read the bedding in instruction ,if that is done properly
brakes will work very well ,i also used their pads

Martin
by mcw
Thu May 24, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Botswana 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1721

Re: Botswana 2018

Mooi George

keep posting the fotos for us who cant go
your Prado is looking good ,what was the fuel consumption like

Martin
by mcw
Wed May 23, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Hilux 22R 2.4 petrol
Replies: 8
Views: 578

Re: Hilux 22R 2.4 petrol

hi Minesh

contact Gemini spares in Johannesburg they stock plenty Hilux parts ,i think they have a copy of original carb for around R2800.00

Martin
by mcw
Tue May 01, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 22R Alternator Not Charging
Replies: 16
Views: 695

Re: 22R Alternator Not Charging

Hi Tim

some years ago when i still had my SFA ,also hada problem with alternator not charging ,the problem was traced to a broken circuit in the
instrument cluster . i removed cluster and had a auto electrician fix the circuit ,charging problem solved

Martin
by mcw
Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Gauteng: tweede event en tweede uitdunne op 14 April 2018
Replies: 38
Views: 1714

Re: Gauteng: tweede event en tweede uitdunne op 14 April 2018

1. Obelix and Dogmatix
2. Choppies (Jacques)
3. Sumbitch an Mountain Witch
4. Dowe Koos en Vroutjie
5. Langat en vrou
6. Robbie en Vicky
7. Arné en Hester
8.Martin en Louisa
by mcw
Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Gearbox G52 4Y 4X4 - Cape Town
Replies: 3
Views: 355

Re: Gearbox G52 4Y 4X4 - Cape Town

Hi Dave

check out Engines for Africa website in Denver JHB
They advertise brand new box for R6950.00
may be worth while to fit one of these

Martin
by mcw
Sat Dec 23, 2017 6:36 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Engine conversion.
Replies: 11
Views: 538

Re: Engine conversion.

Hi Flip

contact LouisZ (Louis Zanoli) here on the forum he has done quite a few of these conversions and will know where you can get such a system, he lives in Pretoria

Martin
by mcw
Sun Nov 19, 2017 11:48 am
Forum: Surf & 4Runner
Topic: Looking into owning a Surf.
Replies: 19
Views: 1414

Re: Looking into owning a Surf.

Hi Louis

i have a 95 series 3.4 v6 Prado apart from fuel consumption would not change for any other vehicle ,


Martin
by mcw
Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Happy new Prado owner - which shocks to fit ? (need advice please!)
Replies: 6
Views: 927

Re: Happy new Prado owner - which shocks to fit ? (need advice please!)

hi Daan

contact Darryl from Mikem suspensions and have a chat with him ,he is pretty good with suspensions ,there used to be a Cape town branch ,whether it is still going i do not know.
he is also a member of this forum

Tel:
011 499 0023
011 493 5181

Cell:
082 656 4473

Martin
by mcw
Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Prado 90 series or 95 series - need clarification ...?
Replies: 2
Views: 719

Re: Prado 90 series or 95 series - need clarification ...?

hi

correct look at your vin number it has 95 on it ,you can find a explanation of vin numbers on the internet

Martin
by mcw
Wed Nov 08, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: Surf & 4Runner
Topic: Best engine transplant for 94 hilux surf
Replies: 2
Views: 526

Re: Best engine transplant for 94 hilux surf

hi Muhammad

look at engine for africa they import motors from japan
toyota 3c turbo also works well if you can find one

Martin
by mcw
Thu Oct 26, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Happy new Prado owner!
Replies: 32
Views: 1796

Re: Happy new Prado owner!

Hi Daan

Welcome to the club and enjoy your Prado .I have a 1997 version ,which does not have an extra tank .
As far s i know later version came out with extra tanks and rear difflock

Martin
by mcw
Wed Sep 27, 2017 11:24 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Cruizer shocks on SFA Hilux
Replies: 12
Views: 795

Re: Cruizer shocks on SFA Hilux

Hi Andy

Darrel from Mikem fits Cruiser specs shocks to SFA ,mine did many kilos no problem (gabriels)

Martin
by mcw
Thu Sep 07, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New Member
Replies: 5
Views: 1141

Re: New Member

welcome Hannes
by mcw
Thu Sep 07, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: FACTORY ALUMINUM WHEEL CENTER CAP MOD
Replies: 5
Views: 683

Re: FACTORY ALUMINUM WHEEL CENTER CAP MOD

looks good great job

Martin
by mcw
Wed Aug 30, 2017 6:53 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: SFA - availability of parts
Replies: 15
Views: 1390

Re: SFA - availability of parts

Hi Peter


Here in RSA ,a company called Auto Bdy Spares carries a whole range of aftermarket body panels last year in replaced two front mudgruards ,bonnet and front grill ,on my SFA ,they were fine and looked good ,they have plenty of stock
Martin
by mcw
Sun Aug 13, 2017 1:04 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: IFS inner fender clips
Replies: 5
Views: 522

Re: IFS inner fender clips

hi Theunis

up here in Joburg many spares shops carry those clips take a
sample with you
i do not know if Pro Auto Rubber has branch in Cpae Town ,thay would also have

Martin
by mcw
Sat Aug 05, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Costs to recon a 4Y 1987 SFA
Replies: 2
Views: 416

Re: Costs to recon a 4Y 1987 SFA

Hi Louis

you can also try
Gemini Spares JHB
Engine Den Denver

do not know what the quality is of there replace engines

Martin
by mcw
Thu Aug 03, 2017 7:40 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: nuwe lid
Replies: 6
Views: 1219

Re: nuwe lid

welkom Danie
by mcw
Wed Aug 02, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 295
Views: 30720

Re: Long overdue project.

bought a 97 3..4 v6 Prado
by mcw
Tue Aug 01, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: '93 SFA Front axle leaking
Replies: 6
Views: 441

Re: '93 SFA Front axle leaking

Hi Andre'

i did mine few years back , contact Ronald at 4x4 Traction in Pietersburg ,he sells kits for this job .
read up and watch youtube videos as Andy said ,you shoud be okay,just get a heap of rags ,very messy work


Martin
by mcw
Sun Jul 30, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Long overdue project.
Replies: 295
Views: 30720

Re: Long overdue project.

Hi rodger

makes me regret selling my SFA
Martin
by mcw
Mon May 29, 2017 12:50 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Hi All
Replies: 6
Views: 817

Re: Hi All

hi Martin

welcome form Martin in Krugersdorp ,had a a 2.4 DC swopped for a Prado .
by mcw
Mon May 29, 2017 12:48 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: HELLO
Replies: 5
Views: 678

Re: HELLO

Welcome to forum
by mcw
Mon May 29, 2017 12:41 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Blown Cruiser motor - Engineering Shop Wanted
Replies: 4
Views: 571

Re: Blown Cruiser motor - Engineering Shop Wanted

Hi Cyborg

From all accounts Toyo Service center in Krugersdorp is Gauteng Land Cruiser specialist


Car repair and maintenance in Krugersdorp, South Africa
Address: 16 President St, Krugersdorp, Johannesburg, 1739, South Africa
Phone: +27 11 660 8834

see land cruiser forum

Martin
by mcw
Thu May 18, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: General questions about the sfa.
Replies: 5
Views: 778

Re: General questions about the sfa.

Altwee is heetemal goed genoeg vir 4x4 ,maar as jy gaan toer of overland is IFS miskien beter ,meer gerieflik ,
Die SFA is natuurlik my keuse . Die mooiste bakkie ooit ,vra vir Robbie om n foto van syne to plaas vir jou

Martin
by mcw
Thu May 18, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: V8 vs v6
Replies: 12
Views: 1495

Re: V8 vs v6

V6 minder kopseer
by mcw
Wed May 17, 2017 1:34 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Newbie
Replies: 9
Views: 964

Re: Newbie

Welcome
by mcw
Wed May 17, 2017 1:33 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: new member
Replies: 7
Views: 733

Re: new member

Welcome Brian
by mcw
Mon May 15, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Steel frame Aluminium Canopy
Replies: 32
Views: 3619

Re: Steel frame Aluminium Canopy

as jy klaar is sal ons n trip moet reel
by mcw
Sun May 14, 2017 8:13 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Steel frame Aluminium Canopy
Replies: 32
Views: 3619

Re: Steel frame Aluminium Canopy

Haai Robbie


Baie mooi ,gaan jy nou jou boswa verkoop


Martin
by mcw
Thu May 11, 2017 9:31 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Sleep van boswa
Replies: 7
Views: 865

Re: Sleep van boswa

welkom by ons
by mcw
Thu May 04, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: 4Y EFI Conversion - Chapter 2
Replies: 225
Views: 58085

Re: 4Y EFI Conversion - Chapter 2

Louis Zanoli

contact him at 4x4 Direct
Centurion
by mcw
Mon Feb 20, 2017 3:07 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: FRONT SEAT REPLACMENT ON HILUX D/CAB 1993 4X4
Replies: 8
Views: 1171

Re: FRONT SEAT RAPLACMENT ON HILUX D/CAB 1993 4X4

i fitted a set of Vigo seats from a 2008 model needed some mods but very comfortable ,used the SFA rails and feet

Martin
by mcw
Mon Feb 06, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: 4x4 Direct Centurion opens on 6 Feb 2017
Replies: 35
Views: 3838

Re: 4x4 Direct Centurion opens on 6 Feb 2017

Congrats Louis

gee jy meer discount as Neil

Martin
by mcw
Fri Feb 03, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Forum Newbie!
Replies: 13
Views: 837

Re: Forum Newbie!

Hi Johan

stem saam toer met bakkie

Martin
by mcw
Fri Feb 03, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Old Hilux - New Member
Replies: 7
Views: 585

Re: Old Hilux - New Member

Hi Charles welcome
by mcw
Fri Feb 03, 2017 12:43 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Nuut op die forum
Replies: 7
Views: 609

Re: Nuut op die forum

Welkom Gert
by mcw
Tue Jan 31, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Urgent help needed: Alternator for Petrol Prado 2001 - 5VZ-FE
Replies: 3
Views: 630

Re: Urgent help needed: Alternator for Petrol Prado 2001 - 5VZ-FE

Hi Jaco

try a Motolek outlet ,i have bought starter a and altenators from them and have had good service ,the Krugersdorp branch offers anrepair service as well ,do not know if other branches do

Martin
by mcw
Fri Jan 20, 2017 8:27 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New to the Forum
Replies: 6
Views: 481

Re: New to the Forum

Hi


welcome to forum

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