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by pietpetoors
Fri Jan 17, 2020 7:31 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: DIY Revo Canopy
Replies: 9
Views: 581

Re: DIY Revo Canopy

WOW, looks awesome, very professional
by pietpetoors
Tue Jan 14, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Updating your profile
Topic: user name
Replies: 44
Views: 5633

Re: user name

Miskien moet jy dit dan op tapatalk verander en kyk of dit werk
by pietpetoors
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: Toyopet and Toyota Stout
Topic: Help needed thermostat housing
Replies: 8
Views: 193

Re: Help needed thermostat housing

Thanks a million Andy. 72/73 I can drill out if it is not close enough to 75
by pietpetoors
Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: Toyopet and Toyota Stout
Topic: Help needed thermostat housing
Replies: 8
Views: 193

Re: Help needed thermostat housing

Dankie Dawie
Die Stout se afmetings is 75mm tussen die boute.
Sy thermostat se OD is 52mm
by pietpetoors
Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: Toyopet and Toyota Stout
Topic: Help needed thermostat housing
Replies: 8
Views: 193

Re: Help needed thermostat housing

O ja the 5R engine was used, among others, in the Stout, Dyna, Toyota Forklifts, Corona and Crown.
by pietpetoors
Thu Jan 09, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: Toyopet and Toyota Stout
Topic: 1963 Toyopet Stout
Replies: 3
Views: 109

1963 Toyopet Stout

We stumbled upon a 1963 Toyopet Stout.
It still has a nice straight body with relatively little rust for such an old vehicle.
Still deciding what we gonna do with her once she is running.
toyopet-stout.jpg
1963 Toyopet Stout
toyopet-stout-seats.jpg
Stout seats
toyopet-stout-interior.jpg
Stout Interrior
by pietpetoors
Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: Toyopet and Toyota Stout
Topic: Help needed thermostat housing
Replies: 8
Views: 193

Help needed thermostat housing

I am looking for a Thermostat housing for a Toyota 5R engine for a Toyopet Stout. I cannot find a new one but I want to see if maybe a 22R or 4Y thermostat housing will fit. Can somebody please measure the distance between the bolts on your 4Y or 22R housing? Sommer so more or less will be fine. toy...
by pietpetoors
Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: Toyopet and Toyota Stout
Topic: Toyota Stout Mechanic and spare parts
Replies: 1
Views: 68

Re: Toyota Stout Mechanic and spare parts

Welcome Marwan, Please post a pic of your Stout.
I only know a good mechanic in Brackenfell.
4xLux 0219828232
by pietpetoors
Wed Dec 11, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Tyres size options
Replies: 12
Views: 214

Re: Tyres size options

For thick sand try 0.8 bar
by pietpetoors
Tue Dec 10, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Dicktator experts?
Replies: 9
Views: 221

Re: Dicktator experts?

Hammes I gave you Louis's number in my previous post.
Or you can find Louis at 4x4 Direct in Centurion. 012-653-3208
by pietpetoors
Tue Dec 10, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Tyres size options
Replies: 12
Views: 214

Re: Tyres size options

Depends on how strong your engine is.

I have seen some Hiluxes running 33" without suffering.
by pietpetoors
Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Dicktator experts?
Replies: 9
Views: 221

Re: Dicktator experts?

Try Chris Dicks at Dictator themselves. (011) 425 3267
Or you can find Louis at 4x4 Direct in Centurion. 012-653-3208
by pietpetoors
Mon Nov 18, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Hilux Surf 1 kzte heating problems......
Replies: 8
Views: 184

Re: Hilux Surf 1 kzte heating problems......

Can be the way the injector pump is adjusted, maybe giving too little or too much fuel. I saw that on a friend's KZ who had a fancy heat monitor installed. It also became hot when driving fast or uphill. Then he had the injector pump adjusted and heat problem was better. What I found on some older v...
by pietpetoors
Sun Nov 17, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: The Super-Single cab
Replies: 40
Views: 4115

Re: The Super-Single cab

That is a great idea, I love it. Looking forward to see the end result.
by pietpetoors
Wed Nov 13, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Electric Vehicles
Replies: 62
Views: 9108

Re: Electric Vehicles

0-96.5 km/h in 1.69 seconds. 0-300 km/h in 10.6 seconds Not bad https://newatlas.com/automotive/aspark-electric-hypercar-worlds-quickest/ Shortly after debuting at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, the Aspark Owl prototype scorched the path from 0 to 62 mph (100 km/h) in 1.89 seconds, setting itself up...
by pietpetoors
Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: 2016 - on - Revo Shape Hilux
Topic: Replace interior roof handle?
Replies: 2
Views: 124

Re: Replace interior roof handle?

Not sure where you will get these in RSA. They are for Jeeps, but should work in your Revo as well.
https://www.extremeterrain.com/rugged-r ... 82501.html

On the other hand, if you say you never use it I would just remove it and look for a nice plug to cover the hole.
by pietpetoors
Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: DIY Revo Canopy
Replies: 9
Views: 581

Re: DIY Revo Canopy

That is nice, will look very professional.
Good luck
When you get to the hinges, locks and rubbers, you can find them at
https://4x4direct.co.za/498-canopy-and-trailer-hardware
by pietpetoors
Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Parts catalog required
Replies: 8
Views: 1092

Re: Parts catalog required

When I go buy parts at my local Toyota dealer, they first go seek the part number at https://www.toyodiy.com/parts/ and then they look for it on their system.
by pietpetoors
Wed Nov 06, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Aambeeld / anvil - argon bottel
Replies: 3
Views: 686

Re: Aambeeld / anvil - argon bottel

Jawat die nuwes is maar nie dieselfde nie.
by pietpetoors
Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Aambeeld / anvil - argon bottel
Replies: 3
Views: 686

Re: Aambeeld / anvil - argon bottel

Amper bly geraak, gehoop hier is 'n aambeel te koop.
Soek ook al lank een, hulle is maar skaars.
by pietpetoors
Mon Nov 04, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Re: Andy's "new" LUX
Replies: 120
Views: 12516

Re: Andy's "new" LUX

Pop rivets comes loose from vibration. I often see riveted tread plates on tow bars which are loose because the rivets came loose. Then the tread plate vibrates and rub off the paint.

But yes, as you say, if you sika it it is difficult to get off again.
by pietpetoors
Sun Nov 03, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: Toyota dyna 2ltr 5R motor 1975
Replies: 5
Views: 1718

Re: Toyota dyna 2ltr 5R motor 1975

If I remember I will go open the distributor tomorrow and see if these is a sticker on it. Maybe I can find you a contact number or wweb address. The guy who sold it was in CPT
by pietpetoors
Sun Nov 03, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Any Other Vehicle
Topic: Toyota dyna 2ltr 5R motor 1975
Replies: 5
Views: 1718

Re: Toyota dyna 2ltr 5R motor 1975

I got one of those units which replaces the points for the L28 in my Jeep. Found it about a year ago on Gumtree, but cannot find the ad now anymore.
It was one of these

https://pertronix.com/
by pietpetoors
Sun Nov 03, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Re: Andy's "new" LUX
Replies: 120
Views: 12516

Re: Andy's "new" LUX

Looks very professional.
Question; Why don't you just Sikaflex the tred plates after painting. It is as strong as pop rivets, if not stronger, and you have zero holes to drill.
by pietpetoors
Sun Nov 03, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Eastern Cape
Topic: Da Kei Rally 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 924

Re: Da Kei Rally 2019

Wow, looks like an awesome trip. Some interesting vehicles which joined.
by pietpetoors
Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Useful Articles
Topic: Rear leafspring upgrades
Replies: 5
Views: 448

Re: Rear leafspring upgrades

Try super springs, they won't effect your articulation.
http://www.supersprings.co.za
by pietpetoors
Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: SFA rear disc conversion issue
Replies: 6
Views: 330

Re: SFA rear disc conversion issue

Agree with George, I once battled with a Nissan Trokkie, each time I bled it until no air came out anymore and brakes were spongy. Drove it for a day or two, bleed again and again air came out. Only after the third bleed was the brakes solid. Seems like the air gets trapped somewhere and only makes ...
by pietpetoors
Tue Sep 17, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Tips to prevent uric acid disease/ GOUT
Replies: 17
Views: 1743

Re: Tips to prevent uric acid disease/ GOUT

I used to get "gout" attacks each winter when all my friends go hunting and bring back Wildsbiltong. Later on I believed it was the veal and stopped eating that. After seferal years of suffering my wife read a book and read something about Chilblains. I stopped walking kaalvoet in the winter morning...
by pietpetoors
Sun Sep 01, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Western Cape
Topic: WC YEAR END - CLOSED
Replies: 5
Views: 2618

Re: kuifkopvisvanger 13-16 Des - Year end - getalle nodig by 6 Sept asb

Tertius is dit die plek naby Velddrif?

https://m.kuifkop.co.za/contact-us/
by pietpetoors
Thu Aug 01, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Engine conversions (Lexus/7M-GE/3RZ-FE etc)
Topic: Weber retroject as EFI option?
Replies: 22
Views: 2810

Re: Weber retroject as EFI option?

I imported a 38/38 Retrojet for my L28 . Haven't fitted it yet, but I did get 2x extra which I now have stock at our Vredenburg store. I did not get the wire harness, the price was a bit crazy. You will need a basic Dictator to run it. Available at: https://4x4direct.co.za/online-only/9425-retroject...
by pietpetoors
Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: 130 corolla 2e recon
Replies: 6
Views: 642

Re: 130 corolla 2e recon

What I normally do to get an idea of what is reasonable is to get a quote for spares and machine work. Get a quote from Autozone or Midas for: 4x pistons 1x ring set (Note with some cars you get piston and ring sets complete) 1x main bearing set 1x big end bearing set 1x full gasket set - Victor Rei...
by pietpetoors
Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: 130 corolla 2e recon
Replies: 6
Views: 642

Re: 130 corolla 2e recon

6k is very cheap.
If you do it, do it properly, otherwise you will just have to do it again soon.

If you say the guy's quote includes replacing a dodgy crank, does that mean you already stripped the motor?
by pietpetoors
Thu Jul 18, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.
Replies: 43
Views: 4953

Re: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.

Shoe, dankie dat jy dit gedeel het. Dit lyk na 'n baie lekker trip.
Baie goeie verslag.
by pietpetoors
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: KZTE electrical gremlin
Replies: 3
Views: 281

Re: KZTE electrical gremlin

Tumelo on the forum's KZ almost caught fire due to the roof light. I am not sure what the cause was of his problem but it did start at the roof light. Wort stripping out the roof light and start looking there.
by pietpetoors
Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Continental tyres
Replies: 2
Views: 349

Re: Continental tyres

No experience with Conti , but also get a price on Yokohoma Geolander G15 , they not much expensive. I have it on my Touareg and is impressed with it. Did many gravel miles and so far no punctures. Many people say a T-reg eats a set of tyres within 40k km, the tyres now did 20k tyres and still have ...
by pietpetoors
Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: V6 VVTi Filter
Replies: 5
Views: 421

V6 VVTi Filter

Saw something interresting today.

How many of you knew that a VVTi has a oil filter on the head which filters the oil for the VVTi system?

This video shows it for some Toyota 4 cylinder but apparently the V6 has the same.

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by pietpetoors
Sun Jun 02, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: Prado 3.4 V6 in 2.7 Hilux
Replies: 47
Views: 3630

Re: Prado 3.4 V6 in 2.7 Hilux

Ha Ha, Eric, I have considered it. If I ever have to buy a station wagon it will be a Prado 90.
I just cannot stand rattles and having all my camping stuff rattling in the back is why I still be prefer the Hilux.
by pietpetoors
Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Interesting video
Replies: 2
Views: 216

Re: Interesting video

Interresting. Now I know why my mom's 2.4 camry uses oil. Thanx Andy
by pietpetoors
Fri May 31, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: Prado 3.4 V6 in 2.7 Hilux
Replies: 47
Views: 3630

Re: Prado 3.4 V6 in 2.7 Hilux

How is the 5vz going?
Still an absolute pleasure to drive. Best thing I ever did to my Hilux.
by pietpetoors
Sun May 26, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: Prado 3.4 V6 in 2.7 Hilux
Replies: 47
Views: 3630

Re: Prado 3.4 V6 in 2.7 Hilux

Havent seen you for a while Steve. Seems like you have a collection of 80 Cruizers now, how do you choose which one to use?
by pietpetoors
Thu May 09, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: ARE BOSCH BRAKE PADS GOOD
Replies: 16
Views: 1698

Re: ARE BOSCH BRAKE PADS GOOD

mmmmm, my 1999 Hilux's brakes are always screeming. Was worst with Feredos and still there with ATE.

Maybe I should try these softies and see if it solve the screeming problem.
by pietpetoors
Thu May 09, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Wat is die naam van jou HILUX
Replies: 320
Views: 73960

Re: Wat is die naam van jou HILUX

Groenie
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by pietpetoors
Tue Apr 30, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Proverbs, paste your favorites.
Replies: 216
Views: 12035

Re: Proverbs, paste your favorites.

teach treat you.jpg
by pietpetoors
Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Uiteindelik...
Replies: 14
Views: 709

Re: Uiteindelik...

Net so bietjie terugvoer vir jou, ek het die snorkel wat ek op die Fortuner gehad het so 5 jaar terug by jou nog in Langebaan kom koop en laat opsit en die ding het nog soos nuut gelyk toe ek die wa verkoop het. Baie impressed! :thumbup: :thumbup: Altyd lekker om sulke goed te hoor, dankie. :thumbup:
by pietpetoors
Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Late 2005 - 2016 Hilux (Gen 6 aka Vigo-shape)
Topic: Uiteindelik...
Replies: 14
Views: 709

Re: Uiteindelik...

Baie geluk, hy lyk nog mooi
by pietpetoors
Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Late 1998 to 2005 (Gen 5 aka IFS Hilux)
Topic: Prado 3.4 V6 in 2.7 Hilux
Replies: 47
Views: 3630

Re: Prado 3.4 V6 in 2.7 Hilux

My old 3RZ is for sale now.
The price is R25k
Comes complete with computer and coils.

See
https://www.hilux4x4.co.za/views/viewto ... 32&t=44137
by pietpetoors
Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Spares
Topic: 3RZ 2.7 engine for sale R25,000.00
Replies: 0
Views: 603

3RZ 2.7 engine for sale R25,000.00

Selling my 3RZ , 2.7 Hilux engine. Is in good running condition. Comes complete with computer box, coils, starter, alternator, power steering pump. The Sachs clutch on it have not done 100k km yet, so is still good. I bought this engine in 2012 and according to the seller at the time it had 98k km o...
by pietpetoors
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Spot light recommendation
Replies: 11
Views: 670

Re: Spot light recommendation

I test many lights and these remain my favorite:
https://www.4x4direct.co.za/spotlights/ ... -of-2.html
Have them on my Hilux as well.
by pietpetoors
Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Aircon Compressor Pulley bearing replacement?
Replies: 28
Views: 716

Re: Aircon Compressor Pulley bearing replacement?

Depends on how loose it is. If the casing is worn much with very loose fit I doubt if loctite will hold it, the notches works better. If it is just loose with almost no play loctite will be good. If the casing is not damaged you can either just put it back as is or for safety apply some loctite if y...
by pietpetoors
Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Rear Bumper Mounting Bolts?
Replies: 8
Views: 265

Re: Rear Bumper Mounting Bolts?

I welded flat bar (angle iron will be better) on the inside of the bumper bracket underneath the chassis. This prevent the bumper bracket from moving up when you hit the tow bar on the ground. See https://www.hilux4x4.co.za/towbar-mod-IFS-hilux/index.php https://www.hilux4x4.co.za/towbar-mod-IFS-hil...
by pietpetoors
Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Aircon Compressor Pulley bearing replacement?
Replies: 28
Views: 716

Re: Aircon Compressor Pulley bearing replacement?

Where the ID of the bearing slides over the alu casing of the aircon, check for play there. If the bearing is stuck it tends to eat away the alu in which case the new bearing will not fit loosely. The aircon guy around the corner from me recons that when the bearing turns on the casing you need a ne...
by pietpetoors
Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Aircon Compressor Pulley bearing replacement?
Replies: 28
Views: 716

Re: Aircon Compressor Pulley bearing replacement?

Got mine from Bearing distributors in Vredenburg and I think they also ordered from JHB.
by pietpetoors
Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:29 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Aircon Compressor Pulley bearing replacement?
Replies: 28
Views: 716

Re: Aircon Compressor Pulley bearing replacement?

Stephan I had the issue with my aircon this year. It is very easy to replace the bearing. That bolt should not be difficult to get off, an impact wrench will help but It mine of just with a little impact from the palm of my hand on the wrench. Grinding noise most probably from the clutch which is wo...
by pietpetoors
Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:25 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Headlight ( low / high ) beam with turning light switch
Replies: 16
Views: 497

Re: Headlight ( low / high ) beam with turning light switch

What globes to you use? Standard old school globes or LED?
by pietpetoors
Fri Apr 05, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Calling all Sparkies - wiper issue
Replies: 13
Views: 733

Re: Calling all Sparkies - wiper issue

Thanx Andy, Did mine yesterday and for the first time since I bought my bakkie the wipers are working better.
I removed the wiper arms in order to properly get to the shafts.
by pietpetoors
Wed Apr 03, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4
Replies: 75
Views: 5329

Re: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4

Dankie julle, dis klomp nice fotos.

Thank you to each person who participated and to our supporters.

For those who weren't there , this is what the shirts looked like:
hilux-shirt.jpg
Hilux Club Shirt
by pietpetoors
Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Replacing shocks
Replies: 11
Views: 379

Re: Replacing shocks

Sometimes a bit harder to press down on a high vehicle like Hilux, so what I do is I put my back against the vehicle at rear wheel and quickly lift it on the wheel arch and leave it. Has the same effect.
by pietpetoors
Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4
Replies: 75
Views: 5329

Re: RFAD 30th March 2019 HEIDELBERG 4X4

Pleasure, eagerly awaiting some pics.

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