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    Re: Safe route from EC to KZN?

    So my son has been a student in Grahamstown for the past three years. He has driven himself up and down many times over the past years / months. Sometimes on his own, sometimes with another female...
  2. Re: Newer shape Hilux and Fortuner - traction control systems

    Hi

    See my posts discussing this here for my 2021 2.4 4x4

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/291088-Fortuner-2-4-4x4-owners-feedback/page3
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    Re: Buying a Fortuner - Tyre advice

    The tyre/rim size on the new vehicle will depend on the model you buy. The 2.4 comes with 17” tyres and the 2.8 comes with 18” tyres.
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    Re: Advice needed on a "mik & druk" camera

    Replaced by the SX70 I think. https://www.takealot.com/canon-sx70-ultra-zoom-digital-camera-black/PLID52859449
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    Re: Advice needed on a "mik & druk" camera

    With a first trip to the Kgalagadi next month, we have just been through the same exercise.

    We ended up choosing the Canon SX540 Ultra Zoom.

    Is it the best bridge camera out there ... probably...
  6. Fortuner Re: 4x4 windup protection and how to check for signs of windup?

    From another forum, posted in 2013

    The Fortuner comes equipped with Full time 4x4, Torsen (torque sensing) limited slip differential and a dual ratio (high / low) transfer case. The rear diff is...
  7. Thread: Compressor use

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    Re: Compressor use

    Luckily I have a 6m hose with the compressor plus the 2x3m hoses in the indeflate, so I have plenty of reach.

    I’ll keep the engine running.
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    Re: Gas Geyser Suppliers & Advice

    I don’t have personal experience but these guys seem to be popular in the highway area.

    https://gasgeysers.co.za/contact-details/

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    Re: Compressor use

    Great idea. I have a spare Anderson plug. I’m going to do the same ( handy if someone else needs to use the compressor etc).
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    Re: Compressor use

    It was all “professionally” installed by a 4x4 fitment centre specifically to support a 81L Snomaster fridge/freezer so I am presuming everything is correct?

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    Re: New tire dilemma

    Replaced the OEM tyres with Wranglers about 3 weeks ago. I have since been up Sani Pass in the rain and snow with no issues. Very happy with these on the Fortuner.

    Equally happy with the...
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    Re: Compressor use

    To revive this line of questioning...

    I just bought one of the 180L/min ammo box compressors - 45AMP draw.

    I have a second battery (80Ah) under the bonnet connected to a National Luna...
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    Re: Spotlight / Torch

    Might need to add this to our signatures :o
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    Re: Camp fridge,105ah battery and solar?

    I’ll take the bait.

    Zero degrees might be the temp at which the produce is frozen but is not that temp at which is should be stored…otherwise freezer settings would go no lower than 0c.
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    Re: Camp fridge,105ah battery and solar?

    Read the question again. …many people have the same thoughts.

    What is the lowest recommended setting to keep goods (meat) frozen? I presume in the interests of reducing freezer power draw and...
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    Re: Fortuner 2.4 4x4 - owners feedback?

    Ok. Just took photos

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    4LO (see VSC is off)
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    Holding down VSC button triggers TRC is off response
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    Re: Fortuner 2.4 4x4 - owners feedback?

    https://youtube.com/shorts/x8rudN0mIOA?feature=share

    Here is a video from the training day showing the A-Trac kicking in to restore traction
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    Re: Fortuner 2.4 4x4 - owners feedback?

    So I bought a 2.4 GD-6 4x4 Auto about three weeks ago. Based on the published info I believed it didn’t have ATRAC.

    It is important to understand what is A-TRAC. According to a Toyota site …it...
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    Re: Spotlight / Torch

    Trustfire T70 Hunter Mk3
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    Re: New Extreme Lights LoadShed Camping Lantern

    Just ordered 😀
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    Re: Spotlight / Torch

    Thanks for the advice. I just made a purchase from Mark at Tourchguy.

    Mark provided excellent service and advise as well as being highly responsive on a Saturday afternoon.

    Looking forward to...
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    Re: Alternatives to General Grabber

    I have the Gen 4 Jimny with Grabber AT3 on. I put the Wrangler Adventure onto my Fortuner.

    Very similar tyres in my simple view. I ended up fitting the Wranglers due to the Kevlar providing...
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    Re: (1st Time) Namibia 18 Day Trip: November 2021

    We are planning our first trip for next year so it would be great to have some feedback after your trip. Hints, tips and recommendations :)
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    Re: Sani pass September 2021 long weekend

    This might also provide some guidance

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/344008-Expedition-Lehloa-to-Lesotho?p=4655738#post4655738
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    Re: Sani pass September 2021 long weekend

    We went up this past Sunday after all the rain and snow on Saturday. Nothing I would consider too tricky as long as you drive sensibly.

    Slow and steady wins the race.

    Only problems I...
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    Re: Sani pass September 2021 long weekend

    Seems possible (assuming you asking about the trailer towing)

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/80914-Trailers-up-Sani-Pass
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    Re: Seeking Accommodation Advice

    This place in Himeville(Underberg). We stayed there this weekend. Had a great time.

    http://karmichaelfarm.co.za/

    Can eat here .. looks fancy but it isn't. VERY homely and child friendly. ...
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    Re: Your 4x4 being used what its MADE FOR.

    Going up Sani Pass this last weekend to play in the snow.

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    Re: Urban Cruiser questions

    Between the UC and the Brezza also depends on where you live.

    In Durban none of the Suzuki dealers do their own servicing. They outsource to other dealers such as Honda for example. These guys...
  30. Re: SAni Pass - Passports or Passports and Covid etc

    Hi

    We went up early this morning.

    if you go through the SA border post at the bottom of the pass and drive all the way up to BUT NOT through the Lesotho border post (so no Lesotho stamp in...
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    Re: Windscreen wipers

    I’ve been through the same debate with myself. Hard to justify the excessive prices from the dealers.

    I’ve been using Bosch with mixed success.

    I wouldn’t recommend the Bosch Eco blades....
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    Re: Dunlop AT5

    Hi Quinton

    Is the AT3G 3 ply or 2 ply. I heard it used to be 3 ply but then was changed to 2 ply. The Dunlop website says 2 ply. But above and on the product info sheets it says 3 ply?

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    Re: KZN - Where to see some snow?

    Himeville today. Went up Sani as far as the border post.
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    Re: KZN - Where to see some snow?

    Leaving for Himeville tomorrow. See you around 😂
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    We are heading up Underberg tomorrow with the hope of getting up the pass. When I queried the Covid test thing with the accommodation owner this is the response he gave me.

    if we make it to the...
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