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by george
Sun Aug 30, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New owner of an old Hilux. going to take on Africa
Replies: 32
Views: 1843

Re: New owner of an old Hilux. going to take on Africa

Hi Nick Sover kry jy baie goeie raad. Jy het die beste voertuig vir Afrika. Toe ek my trip begin navors het was meeste mense se opienie dat jy moet met 'n diesel voertuig gaan.Ek het getoer deur SA,Lesotho,Sawziland,Mosambiek,Tanzanie en Malawi. Nooit het ek gesukkel om petrol te kry nie. Elke klein...
by george
Thu Aug 06, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2001 KZTE difflock not engaging
Replies: 8
Views: 236

Re: 2001 KZTE difflock not engaging

Hi Tristin I also had problems with my diff lock on the KZ and now the Prado. I also tried to trace the power but could never pick up power on the wires. Here is a video of how to service the actuator. I did it and helped on both.But on the Prado it stopped working after a while. In the end I got a ...
by george
Thu Jul 16, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: 2000 Prado 3.4 v6 R90000 SOLD
Replies: 8
Views: 688

Re: 2000 Prado 3.4 v6 R90000 for sale

Looks very good and unmolested.
I enjoy my 90 everyday more and more
by george
Fri May 08, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: Toyota Surf & 4Runner
Topic: New Hilux owner looking for advice on tires
Replies: 9
Views: 682

Re: New Hilux owner looking for advice on tires

Hi George. The Grabbers might well fare a bit better on tar than other brand mud's, I'll take your word for it. :D: The point being that in Andrew's case AT's with their much better road holding would be better suited to his needs than mud's. :winkx: Jip.Agree with that :thumbup: Actually. I agree ...
by george
Fri May 08, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: Toyota Surf & 4Runner
Topic: New Hilux owner looking for advice on tires
Replies: 9
Views: 682

Re: New Hilux owner looking for advice on tires

I have General Grabber X3 on the white SFA ... as a mud terrain tyre they're not to bad for general off road but in mud the treads fill quickly and become slicks. Pretty quiet by comparison to some other brand muds I've had but do become noisier a they wear. Not so good for grip on tar (like most m...
by george
Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:07 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Big Blue - 2001 Prado VX 3.4l V6
Replies: 5
Views: 838

Re: Big Blue - 2001 Prado VX 3.4l V6

Wow.That is super low kilo's. Mine just under 370k :thumbup: Their one week point is the Lower Ball Joints. If you dont know when it was changed,then rather change it with original Toyota LBJ. Even with the slightest play they can pop out and your wheel comes loose. Apart from that awesome Car :thum...
by george
Wed Jan 15, 2020 6:26 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: I Joined the 90 club
Replies: 54
Views: 10145

Re: I Joined the 90 club

Hi Stan.

It was made by Nudge M. Unfortunately they closed shop.
You will have to find someone that can custom make it. These days no one have something of the shelf.
by george
Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Oom Thys
Replies: 8
Views: 1660

Re: Oom Thys

Geluk Oompie :bday: :bday:
by george
Mon Oct 21, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Prado S95 VX Bumper question
Replies: 7
Views: 2301

Re: Prado S95 VX Bumper question

Hi Johan Mine was also broken off at the one end.IIRC it was corrosion and what I could see it was only spot welded.I removed mine. Because I was going to fit a steel replacement bull bar. This was a couple of years ago,but I still remember when I looked at it , I could not really see that it really...
by george
Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Just some useless info.
Replies: 8
Views: 1061

Re: Just some useless info.

Hi Roger.
When I saw that Hilux i was thinking it could be your one.
Must say that trip is on my to do list :thumbup:
by george
Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Owning a Prado. Pro's and Cons.
Replies: 6
Views: 2881

Re: Owning a Prado. Pro's and Cons.

Hi Louis I agree with what Edge is saying. I moved over from a Hilux to a Prado 90 a few years back. And loving every minute. For my money I will only look at the Petrol v6 models. Both the 90 and 120 diesels had a KZTE Motor. They are solid motors, but have a few issues with injector pumps and crac...
by george
Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: Accessories for Sale
Topic: LARGE RECOVERY KIT WITH 160 l/min COMPRESSOR - REDUCED R3000
Replies: 3
Views: 1293

Re: LARGE RECOVERY KIT WITH 160 l/min COMPRESSOR - R4000

Hi Paul

I will be interested in the Kinetic Rope Uncertified 9.5mx12T est 1x R350each.
If you want to sell it desperately

Regards
George
by george
Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: Spares
Topic: Prado 90 Bumper LED Fog lights-R350 - set
Replies: 0
Views: 725

Prado 90 Bumper LED Fog lights-R350 - set

Hi

I am selling a set of Prado 90 Front Bumper fog lights with LED globes fitted. R350 for the set.For a extra R150 it can be couriered anywhere is South Africa. Watsupp on 0834605127.
prado90.jpg
by george
Wed Oct 31, 2018 9:31 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Team Offroad at SEMA in Las Vegas
Replies: 4
Views: 1227

Re: Team Offroad at SEMA in Las Vegas

Ja nee swaer.Ek sou self 'n linker klinker gee om daar te wees
by george
Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Team Offroad at SEMA in Las Vegas
Replies: 4
Views: 1227

Re: Team Offroad at SEMA in Las Vegas

Jy wens seker jy is daar
by george
Wed Oct 17, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: angola 2017
Replies: 44
Views: 2826

Re: angola 2017

Baie Nice Andre.
Dis beslis op my TO DO lys.
by george
Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: year end, 14-17 Des - Leeuwenbosch 4x4
Replies: 37
Views: 6032

Re: year end, 14-17 Des - Leeuwenbosch 4x4

Johan: 2
Johan gaan nie kom nie.

Van die weskus is dit net ek en Pieter
by george
Thu Sep 06, 2018 7:12 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Bull Run 2018 - The Recce
Replies: 7
Views: 1197

Re: Bull Run 2018 - The Recce

Lyk Lekker :thumbup:
by george
Wed Aug 29, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: year end, 14-17 Des - Leeuwenbosch 4x4
Replies: 37
Views: 6032

Re: year end, 14-17 Des - Leeuwenbosch 4x4

Hilux 1: 4 total, 1 under 11
HeavyG: 4 total, 2 under 11
Shimano: 2 total
Omo: 1
George: 2 total
Pieter: 2 total
XDORS 2
Johan 2
by george
Thu Aug 23, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: year end, 14-17 Des - Leeuwenbosch 4x4
Replies: 37
Views: 6032

Re: year end, 14-17 Des - Leeuwenbosch 4x4

Hi.
Sit vir my en Pieter op. 2 voertuie en 4 mense
by george
Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Anything Else for sale
Topic: Garmin 276c - R3000 - SOLD
Replies: 2
Views: 900

Re: Garmin 276c - R3000

Hi Deon

How much memory does it have?
I would like to have first option.
I have PM'd you

Regards
George
by george
Fri Jul 20, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: 4x4 Direct Montana, Pretoria opens on 21 July 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1964

Re: 1994 SFA 2.7 Beast for sale - Price Drop 90k

Welkom Robbie.Jy het 'n lekker winkel
by george
Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Is this something to worry about
Replies: 26
Views: 2104

Re: Is this something to worry about

Hi Ben

Skakel vir Francois

Francois at 4xLux

Address: Unit 64B, Gemini St, Brackenfell, Cape Town, 7560
Phone: 072 424 0500
by george
Sun Jun 03, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Botswana 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 3411

Re: Botswana 2018

From Linyanti we headed to Kasane. Again this was an awesome drive. We headed through the Chobe Park with the Chobe River on our left. Kasane is a special place. Here the locals are living in harmony with the wild animals. Especially the Elephants. Here are corridors for the Elephants to get to the ...
by george
Sun Jun 03, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Botswana 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 3411

Re: Botswana 2018

From Savuti we headed to Linyanti. It was a 2 track sandy road with some deep mud holes. Linyanti is situated north of Savuti in a corner of the Chobe National Park. Our Campsite was on the Linyati Swamp. This is a really nice campsite. Unfortunately the Mozzies is severe. So one has to take precaut...
by george
Sun Jun 03, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Botswana 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 3411

Re: Botswana 2018

SO after an eventful trip we arrived at Chobe Mababe Gate. We booked in at the gate and signed all the formalities. We were advised to not take the Marsh Road since it was very wet. So we stayed to the left. Unfortunately all the animals were in the marsh so we did not see too many, but that was OK....
by george
Fri May 25, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Route Planning questions/discussions
Topic: Botswana 2018 Trip
Replies: 2
Views: 1240

Re: Botswana 2018 Trip

Hi Ben
Ek was Einde April in die Moremi en Chobi.Water vlakke was toe nog OK.Klaar al hoog maar moes nog blykbaar styg.
by george
Fri May 25, 2018 7:56 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Botswana 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 3411

Re: Botswana 2018

We stayed 3 days at Xaxanaxa.I rate this as one of our best camp sites. We spent the days driving in the Delta and being lazy at camp.We did a Boat trip and this is one of the top things to do on the Delta.I rate this better than a game drive Every day we had the camp inspector(Mr Ellie) just to mak...
by george
Fri May 25, 2018 7:16 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Botswana 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 3411

Re: Botswana 2018

,what was the fuel consumption like Martin Hi Martin. I dont like to talk about it :shh: Just joking. Going into the Kalahari it was terrible.We where driving into a storm with a very strong head wind.It gave me 5-5.5 km/l. After that it settled to 6.5-7.5 km/l on normal dirt roads. There was a dee...
by george
Thu May 24, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Botswana 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 3411

Re: Botswana 2018

After 2 days in the Kgalagadi we went out of Mata Mata into Namibia. The border crossing was easy. From there we headed to Gobabis and stayed at East Gate rest camp. The following day we headed into Botswana on our way to Maun. Maun is a lively Town where you can get all your groceries for you trip....
by george
Thu May 24, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Botswana 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 3411

Re: Botswana 2018

Some more pics of the Kalahari
by george
Thu May 24, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Botswana 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 3411

Botswana 2018

This year we decided to head out to Botswanna. Apart from Angola this is the other Southern African country we have never been to.We where a very small group only to vehicles and 4 people. We would enter the Kgalagadi transfrontier park and then leave via Mata-Mata and enter Bots at East gate.Then t...
by george
Thu May 17, 2018 7:26 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: My new Toyota - Meet Panthera
Replies: 76
Views: 17235

Re: My new Toyota - Meet Panthera

After a incident on the road early in April my Prado has been written off, as I managed to bend the chassis r/f side and also damage the r/r side of the axle badly after I rolled it and landed back on its wheels. I swerved to avoid a small child late at night in the road walking behind a calf casua...
by george
Thu Jan 18, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Bargain Alert
Topic: Dometic fridge / freezers - how good?
Replies: 11
Views: 2480

Re: Dometic fridge / freezers - how good?

V6 SFA
Did I miss something :think:

BTW.Nice little fridge :thumbup:
by george
Tue Jan 09, 2018 7:14 am
Forum: Vehicles For Sale
Topic: 2005 3.0 D4D D/C 4x4
Replies: 8
Views: 2405

Re: 2005 3.0 D4D D/C 4x4

I'm selling this and my 3.4 V6 Prado
Hi George.
Are you going to sell the Prado?If so how much
by george
Mon Jan 08, 2018 7:12 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Dakar 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1351

Re: Dakar 2018

#HiluxDakar The purpose of this testing is to put the latest creation from the Toyota Gazoo Racing South Africa, masterminded by Team Principal Glyn Hall, to the test. The newly developed machine has been significantly changed for the 2018 event. In a rather bold move, the team has decided to move ...
by george
Thu Nov 23, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Happy new Prado owner - new shocks and new Muds!!
Replies: 8
Views: 2323

Re: Happy new Prado owner - new shocks and new Muds!!

Baie nice :thumbup: luister na Johan se raad oor die ball joints.ongelukkig is dit die prado se swak punt
by george
Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:18 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Welcome to all the new members
Replies: 457
Views: 98068

Re: Welcome to all the new members

Welcome Jaco :thumbup:
Cant wait for the pics
by george
Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: TPMS at 4x4 Direct
Replies: 13
Views: 3013

Re: TPMS at 4x4 Direct

Neil that is not really a solution. I have 2 x vehicles that is permanent 4wd and I rotate 5 wheels at a time to keep the wear even. You need to be able to get a unit that can read 5 sensors for the vehicle. Does not make sence to swop rims and tyres every 5000 km because the unit only have 4 senso...
by george
Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Happy new Prado owner - which shocks to fit ? (need advice please!)
Replies: 6
Views: 2019

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

DanabaaiDaan wrote: Sun Nov 19, 2017 5:21 pm Hi George, did you fit the "Rancho" series or just the normal heavy duty off-road Monroes?
Hi Daan. I fitted the normal Heavy Duties.
by george
Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:50 am
Forum: Toyota Surf & 4Runner
Topic: Looking into owning a Surf.
Replies: 20
Views: 3402

Re: Looking into owning a Surf.

I was also looking at the Surf before I bought my Prado. Never looked backed on that choice after 3 years of owning it. I have to agree with Johan. We had a Surf for a while.It was a 1993(IIRC) with a Lexus convertion. I always wanted a surf and it was a good SUV.One of the biggest irritation was y...
by george
Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Kzte drone noise from injector pump.
Replies: 1
Views: 454

Re: Kzte drone noise from injector pump.

Excellent :thumbup: Cant believe it is such a quick fix
by george
Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:37 am
Forum: Trailers and Caravans
Topic: SOLD - 2015 Conqueror Comfort
Replies: 2
Views: 1717

Re: 2015 Conqueror Comfort

Hi Jacques.
What is the price?
by george
Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Happy new Prado owner - which shocks to fit ? (need advice please!)
Replies: 6
Views: 2019

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

Hi Daan.The Bilsteins is for sure a very good shack.It can also be serviced.So my understanding is that basically you will have a shock for life.
I unfortunate can not afford them,so in my Prado i have the Munroe gas shocks that works a treat.
by george
Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: I Joined the 90 club
Replies: 54
Views: 10145

Re: I Joined the 90 club

pietpetoors wrote: Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:19 pm Foto is bietjie onduidelik, kan jy dit dalk oorneem met die Cederberge in die agtergrond, regtewiel op 'n groot klip en die son wat op die bumper skyn?
Wanneer ry ons??
by george
Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:36 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Happy new Prado owner - Cpt trip done & dusted!
Replies: 5
Views: 1764

Re: Happy new Prado owner - Cpt trip done & dusted!

Lekker man :thumbup:
Daai somme klink reg.Myne gee ook omtrent dit op daardie spoed.
by george
Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:29 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: I Joined the 90 club
Replies: 54
Views: 10145

Re: I Joined the 90 club

I finally bite the bullet and got myself a decent bumper. Fitment was easy and what I liked about the bumper is that the bumper comes in 3 parts. The bumper itself and 2x support brackets. This makes it easy to fit on your own.You start with the support brackets and the the bumper bolts on.This allo...
by george
Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:20 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: My new Toyota - Meet Panthera
Replies: 76
Views: 17235

Re: My new Toyota - Meet Panthera

Very Nice :thumbup:
Something I would not mind.
Good luck with changing the left rear shock in the future :twisted:
by george
Sat Nov 11, 2017 7:40 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: HAS ANYONE ORDERED A SNORKEL FROM THESE GUYS
Replies: 8
Views: 1503

Re: HAS ANYONE ORDERED A SNORKEL FROM THESE GUYS

Hi Alex
Give us a shout and we can sort you out.
http://www.4x4direct.co.za/569-hilux-and-fortuner
We courier to WIndhoek.

Ours are tested and good quality :thumbup:
by george
Fri Nov 10, 2017 7:37 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Skaap biltong ???
Replies: 13
Views: 1900

Re: Skaap biltong ???

Nice :thumbup:
If you need someone to sample the end product I can make myself available :laugh2:
by george
Fri Nov 10, 2017 7:05 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Hilux vs Ranger
Replies: 1
Views: 867

Hilux vs Ranger

Hi Guys
I saw this and quite enjoyed the 2 old geysers.

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View Original
by george
Mon Nov 06, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Skaap biltong ???
Replies: 13
Views: 1900

Re: Skaap biltong ???

Frozen meat is not a problem.
Only thing is you will have to cut the meat from the bone,so it is going to be very small pieces
by george
Mon Oct 30, 2017 8:36 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Happy new Prado owner!
Replies: 32
Views: 4403

Re: Happy new Prado owner!

Netjies :thumbup:
So wat se modifikasies is eerste.'n SNorkel of so iets?
by george
Sun Oct 29, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: 4x4Direct
Topic: TPMS at 4x4 Direct
Replies: 13
Views: 3013

Re: TPMS at 4x4 Direct

Pieter

What do you do with the spare wheel? Can you fit a sensor and switch over to that sensor?
Hi Louis. Unfortunately not.These unit can only handle 4 sensors.
by george
Fri Oct 27, 2017 6:14 am
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Happy new Prado owner!
Replies: 32
Views: 4403

Re: Happy new Prado owner!

Daan.Ongelukkig is hier reels.
Ons glo jou eers as ons die foto's van jou prado gesien het :D: :D:

Geniet die rit af Kaap toe.Moenie skrik as jy 8kl per lieter kry nie :dance1:
by george
Thu Oct 26, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Toyota Prado 4x4 Forum
Topic: Happy new Prado owner!
Replies: 32
Views: 4403

Re: Happy new Prado owner!

Welcome Daan.
What a awesome vehicle.
I have a 1998 and it does not have a second tank.I can not help you much on the second tank.
Do you have a separate gauge for the sub tank?
We got a few guys here with the second tank and the will let you know shortly.

Enjoy :thumbup:
by george
Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:43 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2015 tipe Hilux spotlights vir SRX
Replies: 5
Views: 784

Re: 2015 tipe Hilux spotlights vir SRX

Hi Ruan
Wanneer wil jy die ligte laat aankom? As spots,driving ligts of net as misligte.
As jy dit as spots wil laat aankom sal hierdie harnas werk: http://www.4x4direct.co.za/headspot-lig ... rness.html

Groete
George
by george
Tue Aug 08, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: RELIABLE TOYOTA WORKSHOP IN CAPE TOWN ??
Replies: 6
Views: 1046

Re: RELIABLE TOYOTA WORKSHOP IN CAPE TOWN ??

Polarbear2008 wrote: Tue Aug 08, 2017 5:01 pm Dan is daar n Jacques' workshop in Parow. Hulle het my Mikem Springs in gesit. Doen ook deeglike werk. Het tans nie die nommer nie.

Sent from my SM-G925F using Tapatalk
021 939 8688
by george
Sun Jul 30, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: Electronic Gadgets and Radios
Topic: 2 way radio handheld Mic
Replies: 8
Views: 3431

Re: 2 way radio handheld Mic

Apie18 wrote: Sat Jul 29, 2017 6:38 pm Any one selling a VHF Radio ? I am in desperate need for one. Please contact me.
Hi.I got a Icom 8 channel VHF radio.Only radio and mic.You can have for R900.
Courier to George will be a extra R100.
I am not at home now but can send pics tommorow

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