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by Thunder02
Wed Nov 02, 2016 11:21 am
Forum: 2016 - on - Revo Shape Hilux
Topic: 4x4 Direct's first fitment @ Boksburg, REVO Snorkel
Replies: 8
Views: 857

4x4 Direct's first fitment @ Boksburg, REVO Snorkel

We are proud to announce that we are doing fitments of snorkels and bumpers at out Boksburg branch. For futher information you can contact me on 011 823 5319 or drop me an email: neil@4x4direct.co.za First vehicle has now been through the doors :cooldude: Fitted a snorkel to the 2.8 Hilux REVO, REVO...
by Thunder02
Wed Nov 02, 2016 8:33 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Gauteng year end GTG
Replies: 117
Views: 8969

Re: Gauteng year end GTG

Werewolf, please confirm whom is the following:
7. Ike & Co.

Club member or guest?
Thanks.
by Thunder02
Tue Nov 01, 2016 1:53 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Gauteng year end GTG
Replies: 117
Views: 8969

Re: Gauteng year end GTG

Just an important notice: Their will be braai packs for payed up club members for the braai on Saturday, we will also have small gifts for the kids which will be delivered via a ............ by .............. on Saturday afternoon(not letting all the secrets out :siffler: ), so please list next to ...
by Thunder02
Tue Nov 01, 2016 1:48 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Gauteng year end GTG
Replies: 117
Views: 8969

Re: Gauteng year end GTG

1. Greg, Lee-Ann & kids - Spookspruit 2. Arné, Hester and daughter-Spookspruit 3. Neil & Chane, Calvin & Kiara-Spookspruit 4. Hein and Jo-Anne-Spookspruit 5. Robbie, Vicky and kids-Spookspruit 6. Johan & Sidonie 7. Ike & Co. 8. Martin & Louisa - Spookspruit 8. Corrie - tentative- Spookspruit 9. Riga...
by Thunder02
Mon Oct 31, 2016 2:16 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Gauteng year end GTG
Replies: 117
Views: 8969

Re: Gauteng year end GTG

Chucky wrote:Hi, put me down for tentative. :thumbup:
Welcome Corrie, it will be great to see you there :thumbup:
by Thunder02
Mon Oct 31, 2016 2:02 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Gauteng year end GTG
Replies: 117
Views: 8969

Re: Gauteng year end GTG

So I'm guessing here, no answer is also an answer :siffler:
by Thunder02
Sat Oct 29, 2016 10:37 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Model Collectors
Replies: 8
Views: 508

Model Collectors

Hi all, came across this little beaut,
Cruiser 1.jpg
Cruiser 2.jpg
by Thunder02
Sat Oct 29, 2016 9:53 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: New Hilux unsafe
Replies: 30
Views: 2799

Re: New Hilux unsafe

This is goin around over here and I'll say it again. You pull a move like that on the black top then you deserve to roll! It's a 4x4 not a sports car! And who really cares! We all know that we wouldn't own anything else ey! Sent from my SM-N920I using Tapatalk :clap: Can't agree more, I have a few ...
by Thunder02
Sat Oct 29, 2016 9:48 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Hallspeed Rally and Dakar Buggie
Replies: 1
Views: 314

Re: Hallspeed Rally and Dakar Buggie

Thanks Scott for the heads up :thumbup:
by Thunder02
Mon Oct 24, 2016 4:25 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Gauteng year end GTG
Replies: 117
Views: 8969

Re: Gauteng year end GTG

Just a side note:
We are looking at the over night option for the Guys & Gals that want too. As soon as I have costing,I'll post them.
by Thunder02
Sat Oct 22, 2016 9:40 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Gauteng year end GTG
Replies: 117
Views: 8969

Re: Gauteng year end GTG

1. Greg, Lee-Ann & kids
2. Arné, Hester and daughter
3. Neil & Chane, Calvin & Kiara

Is Santa going to be there :?:
by Thunder02
Thu Oct 20, 2016 8:34 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Mikem Supension Upgrade
Replies: 20
Views: 907

Re: Mikem Supension Upgrade

Good choice Robbie, he had done my IFS a few months back, what a difference. :shock2: With my bakkie being top heavy, she handles better in the corners and I have plenty more articulation off road. I fitted Bilstein shocks, heavy duty blades at the rear with extended shackles, Darrell also upgraded ...
by Thunder02
Fri Oct 14, 2016 10:12 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New old Hilux
Replies: 13
Views: 759

Re: New old Hilux

Welcome Rudolf,
Great hilux, to me still the best looking hilux.
Any plans with her?
by Thunder02
Fri Oct 14, 2016 8:20 am
Forum: Pictures Only - Post a pic of your Hilux
Topic: My Latest
Replies: 6
Views: 966

Re: My Latest

A. Lombard wrote:Welcome. Nice, but will this one be better in the mud than the previous one? :naah:
Sadly not Arne, still the same driver :laugh2: :laugh2: :laugh2:
by Thunder02
Wed Oct 12, 2016 11:33 am
Forum: Pictures Only - Post a pic of your Hilux
Topic: My Latest
Replies: 6
Views: 966

Re: My Latest

Welcome Tony, I would say nice hilux you got there, but it's a "REVO" :taunt:
by Thunder02
Sat Oct 08, 2016 8:38 am
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: Changing the rear drum brakes to discs
Replies: 14
Views: 1651

Re: Changing the rear drum brakes to discs

There are a few clips on youtube from different manufactures given very valid reasons why they still fit drums to the back of a bakkie.My point of view it's not actually worth it. I also looked into it, apparently the Subaru rear disks fit the IFS with very little mods, but at an 18K price tag, and ...
by Thunder02
Fri Oct 07, 2016 8:30 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New Member
Replies: 6
Views: 418

Re: New Member

Welcome Dave, which model did you purchase?
by Thunder02
Fri Oct 07, 2016 8:28 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hilux 2.7i idle
Replies: 7
Views: 663

Re: Hilux 2.7i idle

Should idle around 900 rpm
by Thunder02
Fri Oct 07, 2016 1:48 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: About Time for a 4x4 Day Trail
Replies: 128
Views: 8555

Re: About Time for a 4x4 Day Trail

Guys, I was going to set a challenge, but a little too late :surrender: my fault. I think for the next event if everybody can bring a doggie blanket and maybe a bag of dog food it will be great. I would like collect the blankets and do a delivery to the SPCA before next year winter. The dog food we ...
by Thunder02
Fri Oct 07, 2016 9:20 am
Forum: Camping gear, Trailers and Other Non-electronic Gadgets
Topic: Interesting Camp Stove
Replies: 11
Views: 2002

Re: Interesting Camp Stove

george wrote:Danksy Chris,het ek ook n lekker sak vir hom :thumbup:
The question is what was in the bag :?:
by Thunder02
Thu Oct 06, 2016 9:42 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: About Time for a 4x4 Day Trail
Replies: 128
Views: 8555

Re: About Time for a 4x4 Day Trail

Thanks Louis. Have you got directions from Boksburg :siffler: Greg, It's easy. Just get out of Boksburg direction North. Keep driving till everything seems civilised , and not so many car guards anymore. You'll also notice more and more people wearing khaki shorts. At that point you are close enoug...
by Thunder02
Wed Oct 05, 2016 10:34 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: About Time for a 4x4 Day Trail
Replies: 128
Views: 8555

Re: About Time for a 4x4 Day Trail

mcw wrote:Hi Neil

Why are you not there on sunday
Howzit Martin,
Sadly, this one I will have to miss. Trying to find time to work on Thunder, but too few weekends in a year. :shock2:
by Thunder02
Mon Oct 03, 2016 2:43 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Baviaanskloof
Replies: 13
Views: 2433

Re: Baviaanskloof

George, that beast looks great, thanks for the trip report. :thumbup:
by Thunder02
Mon Oct 03, 2016 2:41 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: About Time for a 4x4 Day Trail
Replies: 128
Views: 8555

Re: About Time for a 4x4 Day Trail

Hi all,
You will have seen that I put Jackie on the list. Please guys if you can give her a warm Hilux welcome as you guys usually do. She will be driving a Jimny and keen to join the club.
:thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
by Thunder02
Mon Oct 03, 2016 12:56 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: 2000 IFS 2,7 DC Recon........With Pics
Replies: 20
Views: 2097

Re: Modding a 2000 IFS 27001 D/Cab - what would you do??

Hi, The following items can be sourced from 4x4 Direct: 3) Seat covers - I love Escape, must say http://www.4x4direct.co.za/hilux-fortuner/6512-hilux-double-cab-1999-2004-2-fronts-solid-rear-bench-integrated-headrests.html#/seat_cover_colour_and_material-tuff_canvas_grey" onclick="window.open(this.h...
by Thunder02
Sun Oct 02, 2016 5:39 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Yaris lost keys
Replies: 7
Views: 646

Re: Yaris lost keys

Rodger, put in an insurance claim.
by Thunder02
Sun Oct 02, 2016 5:37 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: time to apply new make up
Replies: 40
Views: 2066

Re: time to apply new make up

Nicely done Martin, she looks great.

As far as the decals, how about something traditional, but with a personal touch.
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by Thunder02
Sun Oct 02, 2016 5:26 pm
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: KZ suspensie lift
Replies: 7
Views: 992

Re: KZ suspensie lift

kzteshooter wrote:Waar koop mens daai ball joint spacers vir die IFS KZTE?


Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
Have a look here:
http://www.4x4direct.co.za/strut-spacer ... -of-2.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by Thunder02
Sat Oct 01, 2016 7:30 pm
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: KZ suspensie lift
Replies: 7
Views: 992

Re: KZ suspensie lift

TertiusK wrote:Hi Pieter.

Kontak gerus Darrell van MIKEM suspensions. Hy is ook op die forum as MIKEM1. Hy is n genius met suspensions en n baie nice mens. Hy sal jou verseker die beste raad kan gee hieroor. Jy sal nie spyt wees nie!!
I can second this, he has done my IFS suspension and I'm over the moon with it.
by Thunder02
Sat Oct 01, 2016 12:53 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: About Time for a 4x4 Day Trail
Replies: 128
Views: 8555

Re: About Time for a 4x4 Day Trail

1. Louis and family
2. Shaun Bronkhorst
3. Robbie and family
4. Hennie en Sonja
5. Quentin and Junae
6. Marius Venter Stumps
7. Rigardt - if I'm ready by then after my op
8. Greg and crew[/quote]
9. Arne and family
10. Deon and Rynhardt (for now)
11)Martin and Louisa
12.Jackie Elliotte
by Thunder02
Fri Sep 30, 2016 8:44 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New Member
Replies: 4
Views: 304

Re: New Member

Welcome aboard Dewald.
by Thunder02
Tue Sep 27, 2016 12:03 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Ctek 250S Dual
Replies: 17
Views: 1456

Re: Ctek 250S Dual

Hallo julle ook net gou n vraag. Ek het ook n 250 Dual maar net met een Soarce terminaal, dis nie soos die nuwes wat 2 het nie. Kan die soarce van die altenator en n son paneel gelyk wees of kan jy net een op n slag as soarce gebruik Hi, You can't join the alternator and solar panel onto the same t...
by Thunder02
Sat Sep 24, 2016 11:00 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Fun @ Kungwini
Replies: 3
Views: 1336

Fun @ Kungwini

For those that might be bored and wondering what to do tomorrow, a bunch of us are having a GTG at Kungwini.
We will be driving the trail and having a braai afterwards. Meeting around 9am.
by Thunder02
Sat Sep 24, 2016 10:56 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Hi from Nederland/France
Replies: 9
Views: 831

Re: Hi from Nederland/France

Welcome to the forum Yoep :wave:
by Thunder02
Fri Sep 23, 2016 8:23 am
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo
Replies: 44
Views: 3961

Re: 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo

"Pics especially for Neil:"
Pieter, do you know how long the restoration of my new company car is going to take?

:mocking: :mocking: :mocking:
by Thunder02
Thu Sep 22, 2016 4:29 pm
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo
Replies: 44
Views: 3961

Re: 1980 Pontiac Trans Am Turbo

Thanks Pieter, she is a beaut.
by Thunder02
Thu Sep 22, 2016 10:06 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: newbie
Replies: 11
Views: 575

Re: newbie

Welcome to the forum Tony.
by Thunder02
Wed Sep 21, 2016 12:01 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: CLEANING ALUMINIUM
Replies: 46
Views: 3381

Re: CLEANING ALUMINIUM

Mud Dog wrote:Hmmmm ..... :think:


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by Thunder02
Wed Sep 21, 2016 12:00 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: time to apply new make up
Replies: 40
Views: 2066

Re: time to apply new make up

Looking great, she is going to look stunning with her new stickers.
by Thunder02
Wed Sep 21, 2016 11:54 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Dakar 2017
Replies: 37
Views: 2729

Re: Dakar 2017

Here's some info from Toyota regarding the axle size difference: The rear is narrower to 1. Reduce weight 2. IMPROVES handling (due to 4x4 charactaristics) 3. Also improves handling in turns 4. A large part of the vehicles mass would be outside the turning circle at highway speeds.
by Thunder02
Tue Sep 20, 2016 10:42 am
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Replacement rear bumper
Replies: 6
Views: 963

Re: Replacement rear bumper

http://www.4x4direct.co.za/hilux-and-fo ... owbar.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Hi, send me a mail to boksburg@4x4direct.co.za, with your details and lets see what we can do for you. :thumbup:
by Thunder02
Thu Sep 15, 2016 7:05 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: hilux sweef oor die pad na nuwe bande
Replies: 13
Views: 803

Re: hilux sweef oor die pad na nuwe bande

Dankie vir info Mossie. Thunder.I have a 2009 fortuner also on Dueler tyres.the tuna's tyres is also pumped at 2.2 bar.The tuna got 200 000 km on the clock and I Get close to 90 000 km on a set of tyres.Also I do not get uneven tire wear at all.Toyota said that it should be pumped 2.1 but i have be...
by Thunder02
Thu Sep 15, 2016 4:41 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Dakar 2017
Replies: 37
Views: 2729

Re: Dakar 2017

CasKru wrote:Sal nie omgee om daai perd vir 'n spin te vat nie
Mooi bly mooi :drool:

Cassie be careful for which you wish :siffler: ;-)
by Thunder02
Thu Sep 15, 2016 4:38 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: hilux sweef oor die pad na nuwe bande
Replies: 13
Views: 803

Re: hilux sweef oor die pad na nuwe bande

Ben, may I ask why 2.2 Bar?
by Thunder02
Thu Sep 15, 2016 12:26 pm
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: Delta Deli, Maun.
Replies: 5
Views: 1333

Re: Delta Deli, Maun.

Brian,you are not going to have much luck. There is plenty meat available in Maun. The Spar is fully stocked.
by Thunder02
Thu Sep 15, 2016 11:04 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Dakar 2017
Replies: 37
Views: 2729

Re: Dakar 2017

Some action pics:
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by Thunder02
Thu Sep 15, 2016 8:10 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: About Time for a 4x4 Day Trail
Replies: 128
Views: 8555

Re: About Time for a 4x4 Day Trail

9th looks good :thumbup:
by Thunder02
Thu Sep 15, 2016 8:08 am
Forum: Camping gear, Trailers and Other Non-electronic Gadgets
Topic: PORTA POTTIE EN POPUP TENTJIE
Replies: 22
Views: 2797

Re: PORTA POTTIE EN POPUP TENTJIE

Family_Dog wrote:>> Neil has the porta poty

Why? Hasn't he outgrown it yet?


-F_D
:lmao: :lmao: :lmao:


:eh:


:slap:
by Thunder02
Mon Sep 12, 2016 3:07 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: About Time for a 4x4 Day Trail
Replies: 128
Views: 8555

Re: About Time for a 4x4 Day Trail

LouisZ wrote:
Thunder02 wrote:Louis, which date have you decided on?
Hi Neil,

Its for the 2nd of October. :thumbup:

Louis
Thanks :thumbup:
by Thunder02
Mon Sep 12, 2016 1:13 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: CLEANING ALUMINIUM
Replies: 46
Views: 3381

Re: CLEANING ALUMINIUM

Arne, I adjusted your picture......
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by Thunder02
Mon Sep 12, 2016 12:55 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: About Time for a 4x4 Day Trail
Replies: 128
Views: 8555

Re: About Time for a 4x4 Day Trail

Louis, which date have you decided on?
by Thunder02
Mon Sep 12, 2016 12:39 pm
Forum: Camping gear, Trailers and Other Non-electronic Gadgets
Topic: PORTA POTTIE EN POPUP TENTJIE
Replies: 22
Views: 2797

Re: PORTA POTTIE EN POPUP TENTJIE

Here is the link:
http://www.4x4direct.co.za/porta-potty/ ... &results=8" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Our Boksburg branch has stock.
by Thunder02
Sun Sep 11, 2016 3:26 pm
Forum: Camping gear, Trailers and Other Non-electronic Gadgets
Topic: PORTA POTTIE EN POPUP TENTJIE
Replies: 22
Views: 2797

Re: PORTA POTTIE EN POPUP TENTJIE

We stock at 4x4 Direct, have a look on the site
by Thunder02
Fri Sep 09, 2016 10:41 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Nuwe lid aangesluit op forum
Replies: 8
Views: 618

Re: Nuwe lid aangesluit op forum

Welcome to the forum
by Thunder02
Fri Sep 09, 2016 10:37 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Hilux vs Cruiser GTG
Replies: 6
Views: 600

Re: Hilux vs Cruiser GTG

I'm keen. It was a magic day last year at Hennops. The one comment made was lets look at doing or offering an overnight camping option so the drivers could also enjoy the atmosphere without the fuzz messing it up. And maybe lets look at some gear like caps. Those rich okes in their cruisers looked ...
by Thunder02
Thu Sep 08, 2016 4:02 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: What have you done to your Hilux Today?
Replies: 18
Views: 1049

Re: What have you done to your Hilux Today?

Obelix and Dogmatix wrote:
Mud Dog wrote:Eish! You guys are making work for me! But seeing as you are all in cahoots ....... :laugh2:
Andy you forgot about Mylux Greg
Andy, just one more thing AGM
by Thunder02
Thu Sep 08, 2016 3:49 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New to the Forum
Replies: 14
Views: 923

Re: New to the Forum

Welcome to the forum :wave:
But no matter what you end up buying, at least you on the right track- HILUX :thumbup:
by Thunder02
Thu Sep 08, 2016 1:46 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Hilux vs Cruiser GTG
Replies: 6
Views: 600

Hilux vs Cruiser GTG

So, I have been asked for us to have a GTG with the cruiser boys,
Any suggestions?

Venue ?
Type of Event ?
When ?
by Thunder02
Wed Sep 07, 2016 3:22 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: What have you done to your Hilux Today?
Replies: 18
Views: 1049

Re: What have you done to your Hilux Today?

Mylux wrote:For those of you deciding to come out the closet, here is a Hilux just for you. :naah:
Stop teasing Arne.....

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