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by Choppies
Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:28 am
Forum: 4x2 Hilux's Welcome
Topic: DIY Immobilizer (wanted)
Replies: 8
Views: 1914

Re: DIY Immobilizer (wanted)

I spoke to an expert that told me to stay away from the electrics as you can mess up the ECU and will then need Toyota to fix it.

Will a inline fuel cut-off solenoid installed in the fuel line from the tank with a hidden switch work?
by Choppies
Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Air vents
Replies: 2
Views: 353

Re: Air vents

Hi I have the same issue. Check that the two white gears on the side of the air box under the radio align. You will see it when you look behind the front center console from the driver foot well area. Your gears might also have stripped. if you don't see it send me your number and I will talk you th...
by Choppies
Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: Accessories for Sale
Topic: Hilux Double Cab Cattle rails - SOLD
Replies: 0
Views: 2292

Hilux Double Cab Cattle rails - SOLD

Toyota Hilux Double Cab Cattle Rails

Modified to fit canvas on and resprayed.

R 3 500.00
by Choppies
Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: Radios and Licensing
Topic: Radio toets
Replies: 10
Views: 2788

Re: Radio toets

Hi Ehan Find out who has a radio close to you, get their number, contact them and meetup with them when you want to test it. Vrieskoei (aka Paul) stays in Henly and frequently visits Alberton. I am also in Alberton about twice a month. I use to stay there and my family lives there. If you want to we...
by Choppies
Tue Apr 02, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4
Replies: 75
Views: 8704

Re: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4

Ek wil net aan die klub dankie se vir die borg van die dag. En dankie aan Pieter (4x4 Direct) vir die hoede en t-hemde. Ons het dit absoluut geniet. Hier is 'n paar foto's van my kant af. Test 1.jpg Test 2.jpg Test 5.jpg Test 10.jpg Test 11.jpg Test 7.jpg Test 12.jpg Test 6.jpg Test 13.jpg Test 9.jp...
by Choppies
Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4
Replies: 75
Views: 8704

Re: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4

Thanks Quentin

See you Saturday.
by Choppies
Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4
Replies: 75
Views: 8704

Re: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4

Hi

Does anyone have the checklist for the vehicle requirements that the marshals check before we start?
I want to make sure the vehicle complies. (ie. recovery gear, fire extinguisher, medical kit, water, ens.)

Any idea what time and where we are going to meet?
by Choppies
Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4
Replies: 75
Views: 8704

Re: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4

pietpetoors wrote: Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:24 pm Thank you for your response. Now that we have a full team, can everyone please post their shirt sizes?
1 x Large (Driver)
1 x Medium (Co-Driver)

Thanks
by Choppies
Fri Mar 08, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4
Replies: 75
Views: 8704

Re: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4

That is awesome Piet. Thanks

Let us know what info you need from us and where to send it.
by Choppies
Tue Feb 26, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4
Replies: 75
Views: 8704

Re: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4

Rigardt, ek het hom na jou werk e-mail gestuur.
by Choppies
Tue Feb 05, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4
Replies: 75
Views: 8704

Re: REACH FOR A DREAM 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4

1) Quentin Nothling
2) Jacques Bothma (Choppies) jacques@verlinde.co.za
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by Choppies
Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Accessories for Sale
Topic: Carryboy wrap around nudge bar R 4 000.00
Replies: 5
Views: 1479

Re: Carryboy wrap around nudge bar R 4 000.00

Price reduced again.
by Choppies
Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: Accessories for Sale
Topic: Hilux tow bar R 1 000.00
Replies: 7
Views: 1661

Re: Hilux tow bar R 1 000.00

Price reduced again.
by Choppies
Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Baboons Pass 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 4473

Re: Baboons Pass 2018

Hi Johan I am sure you are able to do it in almost any 4 wheel drive vehicle. (and I do emphasize ALMOST) We had a real fun time when it started raining the Saturday morning as the rocks where very slippery. As I experienced it, you at least need the following to be able to tackle Baboons Pass. 1. D...
by Choppies
Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:06 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Gauteng Jaareindfunksie 2 Desember 2018
Replies: 39
Views: 4857

Re: Gauteng Jaareindfunksie 2 Desember 2018

Hi

Weet nie hoe laat ons oppad terug gaan wees van die werk funksie af nie.
Maar dink nie ek gaan dit kan maak nie.

Wou graag daar wou wees. Julle moet dit geniet. Ek sal maar wag vir die foto's na die tyd.
by Choppies
Mon Nov 26, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Baboons Pass 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 4473

Re: Baboons Pass 2018

Finally finished my edited video.

Here is the link

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JkMQUzzlT4E&t=1s
by Choppies
Tue Nov 13, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Gauteng Jaareindfunksie 2 Desember 2018
Replies: 39
Views: 4857

Re: Gauteng Jaareindfunksie = 1 of 2 Desember 2018

Sal baie graag dit wil bywoon, maar ek is weg daai naweek op my werk se jaareindfunksie. As dit sondag gaan wees mag ek dalk 'n draai maak, as ek nie te laat terug is nie.
by Choppies
Fri Nov 02, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Trail Reports
Topic: Basslake 27 okt
Replies: 13
Views: 4786

Re: Basslake 27 okt

Hier is so paar foto's van ons uitspappie by Basslake.
by Choppies
Mon Oct 29, 2018 10:01 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Toyota to Rent for Africa Trip
Replies: 2
Views: 359

Re: Toyota to Rent for Africa Trip

Alternative option.

https://www.techprosafari.com/ You can look at the vehicle on Andrew St. Pierre White's Youtube channel.

Or

https://bushlore.com/
by Choppies
Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: Trail Reports
Topic: Basslake 27 okt
Replies: 13
Views: 4786

Re: Basslake 27 okt

Ek laai my klein man af by sy ouma in Meyerton. Hulle kamp daar vir die naweek. Ek sal julle daar sien.
by Choppies
Mon Oct 22, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Trail Reports
Topic: Basslake 27 okt
Replies: 13
Views: 4786

Re: Basslake 27 okt

Klink soos 'n plan.
by Choppies
Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Baboons Pass 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 4473

Re: Baboons Pass 2018

Dankie Hennie

Dit was so plus minus 26km.
by Choppies
Mon Oct 22, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Baboons Pass 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 4473

Baboons Pass 2018

Hi everyone

It's not a report but a video of our trip to Baboons pass done by one of the guys that joined me.
I am busy editing my own video and will add it as soon as I am finished.

https://youtu.be/ybuMQR2qqBk

Enjoy
by Choppies
Tue Oct 02, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Trail Reports
Topic: Hennops wie gaan saam
Replies: 37
Views: 2767

Re: Hennops wie gaan saam

Will graag, maar gaan dit dan nie kan maak nie. Geniet dit!
by Choppies
Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Trail Reports
Topic: Hennops wie gaan saam
Replies: 37
Views: 2767

Re: Hennops wie gaan saam

Is die datum Saterdag die 12de Oktober 8:30 am?

Sal kyk wat ek aan het. Ek laat weet julle teen die einde van die week.
by Choppies
Wed Aug 29, 2018 9:05 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Wat is die naam van jou HILUX
Replies: 320
Views: 94403

Re: Wat is die naam van jou HILUX

Jacques - 2012 Hilux DC 4x4 3.0l D4D - SAMBO het hom "Ysbeer" gedoop.
by Choppies
Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Accessories for Sale
Topic: Hilux tow bar R 1 000.00
Replies: 7
Views: 1661

Re: Hilux tow bar R 1 500.00

Price reduced.
by Choppies
Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: Accessories for Sale
Topic: Carryboy wrap around nudge bar R 4 000.00
Replies: 5
Views: 1479

Re: Carryboy wrap around nudge bar R 7 000.00

Can you see them now?
by Choppies
Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: Accessories for Sale
Topic: Hilux tow bar R 1 000.00
Replies: 7
Views: 1661

Re: Hilux tow bar R 2 000.00

Can you see them now?
by Choppies
Wed Jun 27, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: Accessories for Sale
Topic: Hilux tow bar R 1 000.00
Replies: 7
Views: 1661

Hilux tow bar R 1 000.00

Was fitted to a 2005 Hilux Vigo. JHB Area. R 1 000.00
by Choppies
Wed Jun 27, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: Accessories for Sale
Topic: Carryboy wrap around nudge bar R 4 000.00
Replies: 5
Views: 1479

Carryboy wrap around nudge bar R 4 000.00

Was fitted to a 2005 Hilux Vigo. JHB area. R 4 000.00
by Choppies
Thu May 24, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Catch Can - Where to Find?
Replies: 7
Views: 713

Re: Catch Can - Where to Find?

Hi Shane

Just spoke to Mr Turbo and they are waiting for stock to arrive in the next 6 weeks.

Here is the link.

http://www.mrturbo.co.za/index.php?page ... 1&Itemid=1
by Choppies
Thu May 10, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: 3de event en uitdunne - 12 Mei 2018
Replies: 43
Views: 4937

Re: 3de event en uitdunne - 12 Mei 2018

Changes wrote: Wed May 09, 2018 8:06 pm Ek wens ek kan my verjaardae uitstel........
Sy verjaarsdag was Dinsdag gewees en ons sou hom Saterdag dieretuin toe gevat het. :winkx:
by Choppies
Wed May 09, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: 3de event en uitdunne - 12 Mei 2018
Replies: 43
Views: 4937

Re: 3de event en uitdunne - 12 Mei 2018

Ok, my arm is gedraai. Vrou is siek en laaitjie se b-day is uitgestel.
Sien julle saterdag.

Going:
1. Sumbitch and Bergheks.
2. Obelix and Dogmatixs
3. Robbie (Jnr) en Robbie (Snr)
4. Greg and Fandamily
5. Willie en Family
6. Arné and family
7. Rigardt
8. Jacques en André
by Choppies
Mon May 07, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: 3de event en uitdunne - 12 Mei 2018
Replies: 43
Views: 4937

Re: 3de event en uitdunne - 12 Mei 2018

Wish I can join you guys, but it's my son's birthday.

Enjoy
by Choppies
Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Gauteng: tweede event en tweede uitdunne op 14 April 2018 FOTOS
Replies: 10
Views: 1538

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

Some pics from my point of view. https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-jxkTHHH4vnw/WtWVdUN_nMI/AAAAAAAABfY/UpOBDXgajKYP7LrGujgpfPv0Poc_E5kuQCL0BGAs/w477-d-h269-n-rw/Screenshot_20180417-082434.png https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-xv8ZDza3sK8/WtWVkwk4P-I/AAAAAAAABfs/7IBhGjZuZSgd4jt7UFJNuoZDGvgWehcRwCL0...
by Choppies
Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Gauteng: tweede event en tweede uitdunne op 14 April 2018
Replies: 38
Views: 3825

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

rigardt wrote: Wed Apr 11, 2018 6:51 am are we having a braai afterwards ?
I will be there and there is a jimny tagging along as well.
Hopefully we will braai.
I am packing the charcoal and meat for afterwards. :stir:
by Choppies
Tue Apr 10, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: What mileage on your 3.0 D4D
Replies: 57
Views: 6998

Re: What mileage on your 3.0 D4D

2012 3L D4D A/T with 125 000 km on the clock.
No major repairs. Hope to keep it that way.
Full service history from Toyota
by Choppies
Wed Mar 28, 2018 7:45 am
Forum: Accessories for Sale
Topic: Selling some unused accessories
Replies: 7
Views: 2128

Re: Selling some unused accessories

Sent you a PM.
by Choppies
Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:28 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Gauteng: tweede event en tweede uitdunne op 14 April 2018
Replies: 38
Views: 3825

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

1. Obelix and Dogmatix
2. Choppies (Jacques)
by Choppies
Fri Mar 02, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: recovery points ?
Replies: 11
Views: 4281

Re: recovery points ?

To be honest, the front eyes are not actually rated recovery points, have a look at ARB front recovery points for the front. Would a beefy towbar not work for the back? You might want to see if anyone can fabricate rear recovery points if you don't want to use a towbar. what do you think about some...
by Choppies
Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Reach for a Dream Fundraising Event 10 March 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1574

Re: Reach for a Dream Fundraising Event 10 March 2018

See you there. I will come through to support the team.
by Choppies
Tue Dec 12, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Water in foot well
Replies: 9
Views: 1759

Re: Water in foot well

Thanks a lot Marnus!

That is exactly what happened.
I will secure it with a cable tie as well.

Jeez I was confused as to where all the water came from.
by Choppies
Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:18 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Water in foot well
Replies: 9
Views: 1759

Water in foot well

Hi everyone. Sunday's heavy rain in Randburg area, my bakkie was standing outside, 2012 Hulix Vigo. I realized yesterday there was a lot of water in the passenger foot well under the carpet (Carpet was soaked). Windows and door was closed. The morning before the rain I went to the shops and selected...
by Choppies
Thu Nov 09, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: Rear DIY bumper Hilux D4d 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 3371

Re: Rear DIY bumper Hilux D4d 2010

Here are the links.

Water holding rear bumper for 2012 Toyota Hilux
https://grabcad.com/library/water-holding-rear-bumper-1

4WD Rear Accessory Bar Hilux
https://grabcad.com/library/4wd-rear-ac ... ar-hilux-2

4WD Rear Accessory Bar Hilux
https://grabcad.com/library/4wd-rear-ac ... ar-hilux-1
by Choppies
Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:21 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: *** Photobucket Fix!!! Try it! ***
Replies: 9
Views: 12196

Re: *** Photobucket Fix!!! Try it! ***

Thanks Eric

Works 100% on my chrome browser.
by Choppies
Thu Oct 26, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: DIY VHF Radio installation
Replies: 9
Views: 2499

Re: DIY VHF Radio installation

Jacques, it was great meeting you and your brother! As mentioned elsewhere, I'm just sorry it never occurred to me to chat with you on your return trip, we normally can chat from my office to just beyond Stilfontein. For some reason I am unable to see the pics you posted on this forum although they...
by Choppies
Thu Oct 26, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: DIY VHF Radio installation
Replies: 9
Views: 2499

Re: DIY VHF Radio installation

Tom wrote: Wed Oct 25, 2017 7:38 pm
Unable to see anything. Can you assist please ?


Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
Uploaded the pictures as attachments. Hope you can see it now.
by Choppies
Thu Oct 26, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: DIY VHF Radio installation
Replies: 9
Views: 2499

Re: DIY VHF Radio installationion

Mars wrote: Wed Oct 25, 2017 7:06 am Ja dit is nou regtig goed gedoen. Mooi gedink oor daardie bracket. Op wat het jy die bracket ontwerp?
Ek het dit op Google gesien en gedink dit was 'n goeie idee.

Ek het TT op skool gehad, moes my pa se skoolgeld vir iets gebruik.
So het net op 'n karton dit uit geteken.
by Choppies
Tue Oct 24, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: DIY VHF Radio installation
Replies: 9
Views: 2499

Re: DIY VHF Radio installationion

Netjies gedoen! Het jy die bracket laat laser cut en masjien buig? My radio is maar vasgesit met gat in die fender. Die hoof rede daarvoor was maar dat ek baie wissel tussen n canopy en seiltjie, so ek wil nie heetyd daaraan karring nie. Dankie Ek het 'n off cut stuk staal plaat gekry en die plek w...
by Choppies
Tue Oct 24, 2017 10:23 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: DIY VHF Radio installation
Replies: 9
Views: 2499

DIY VHF Radio installation

Hi So I installed my VHF radio. Not difficult at all. Made my own bracket so I can avoid making another hole in the bodywork. Template https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-sJO_ML5iKhQ/We72HkO_QcI/AAAAAAAAAms/RoQGcCNS14kXZoplvbv9_rFRBh6wKcS1QCL0BGAs/w530-d-h298-n-rw/20171012_200659_resized.jpg https://...
by Choppies
Wed Oct 18, 2017 11:36 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New member introduction
Replies: 6
Views: 2746

Re: New member introduction

Family_Dog wrote: Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:05 pm Hi Jacques, welcome here!

Fitted your radio yet? :mrgreen:


-F_D
Hi FD

Nope but will do it this weekend. Everything has been fabricated and programmed.

Will post some pics after I am done.
by Choppies
Wed Oct 11, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New member introduction
Replies: 6
Views: 2746

Re: New member introduction

Thanks MD

Edited the post with the picture.
by Choppies
Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New member introduction
Replies: 6
Views: 2746

New member introduction

Good day

I am new to the Hilux clan.
I have a 2012 Toyota Hilux 3.0l D4D D/C A/T P/U

Thanks
Choppies

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