New member and new Prado 2006 VX 120 4L V6

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Joined: Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:59 am
Town: Century City
Vehicle: Prado
Real Name: Andrew

Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:33 am

Good day

Recently purchased my new Prado after reluctantly selling my wrangler. Sellers remorse though I cant complain about how luxurious the Prado is. It even goes straight in a straight line.

Millage is around 260k, the vehicle was kitted up by my brother-in-law who was going to keep it for his retirement however, he has is immigrating. Really sad for him but I could not give up this unity.

Hoping to do some over-landing with her, still need to name her though. But in time, the name will come.

The vehicle was bought with the following extras:
  • Smach&Grab
  • Daul Battery System
  • KC spots
  • LED Bar
  • Nudge Bar
  • full old man emu suspension 50mm lift
  • Snorkel
  • Rear Brake Louver
  • 5x FJ Cruiser Mags
  • Tyres BF's 85%-90% tread - upgrade from standard 265/65/17 to 265/70/17
  • DeCat'ed with Stainless Steel PowerFlow Cats and Rear Free Flow Silencers
  • Full Grey Leather with Band New Escape Seat Canvas Covers
  • Streamline road rack
  • Harp Top Tent
  • ARB Compressor
  • Oyes touch screen media player, Rear Camera, Front Camera, Internet, GPS - tracks loaded
  • 2x additional Mags and Tyres with BF's KO2

Safe travels
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Town: Parys
Vehicle: Prado 120 4.0 V6
Real Name: Johan
Club VHF Licence: HC126
Location: Free State

Thu Dec 06, 2018 10:42 am

Hi Andrew,

Welcome here. I have to say that I like your Prado and it looks really well set up!! Mine is still stock standard, but soon it will start to transform into something a lot more offroader like. I really like the FJ rims on your Prado they look really great...
Johan Marais
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Real Name: Johan

Thu Dec 06, 2018 11:00 am

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Town: King WilliamsTown
Vehicle: 2,5 D4D Singlr Cab 4X4 Full OME suspension. snorkel.GMA aftermarket bullbar.
Real Name: Tony Geer
Club VHF Licence: HC 109

Thu Dec 06, 2018 12:37 pm

Howzit and welcome Andrew.Super looking very reliable set of wheels have there.You will have many happy miles with smiles with it.
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Town: East London
Vehicle: '90 SFA Hilux DC 4X4, Full OME, 110mm lift. Brospeed branch, 50mm ss freeflow exhaust. 30 x 9.5 Discoverer S/T's on Viper mags. L/R tank. (AWOL) '98 LTD 2.4 SFA, dual battery system. Dobinson suspension, LR tanks, 31" BF mud's.
Real Name: Andy
Club VHF Licence: HC103

Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:20 pm

Welcome aboard, Andrew! :thumbup:

Really nice unit by the look from the pics, looks well appointed and well kept .... (the garage roof needs a clean though :twisted: :D:)

I can see why you said you couldn't pass up on the vehicle, and that mileage is not overly much for that motor and drive train. Enjoy! :winkx:
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Real Name: Neil
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Location: 4x4 Direct Boksburg

Sun Dec 09, 2018 4:10 pm

Welcome to the forum, neat 120, enjoy many miles :thumbup:
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