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    Re: Brake issues on FJ62 Cruiser

    Pulsating brakes are the result of rear drums that are oval or a buckled brake disc.
    Brakes fading on corrugated roads is a sign of play on wheel bearings. The movement of the disc pushes the bads...
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    Re: Engine rebuilding lube

    In most cases pressure oil injection.
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    Re: Bfreesani's forum SFA projek

    I cannot see that a 20 to 30mm drop on a front leaf can make it pull to one side. I have driven SFA 4X4`S with broken front leaf blades that had a drop far more than 30mm and they still steered...
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    Re: Olie se hitte oordrag kapasiteit.

    In many vehicles engin oil is cooled by the engine coolent.
    Have same many OEM oil coolers that is fitted between the block and oil filter. Engine coolent pass through the water to oil cooler...
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    Re: Olie se hitte oordrag kapasiteit.

    Olie verkoelers bring nie regtig enjin temp af nie. Doel van olie verkoelers is om olie binne sy spesifieke temp spesifikasie te hou en sodoede te verhoed dat olie nie sy eienskappe asgv hitte...
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    Re: Swambo`s New Platkar.

    Nys so rondom 7.0km/l.
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    Re: Swambo`s New Platkar.

    100k km between the two Cruisers closing in quickly. I enjoy them tremendously they have that undestructable feeling around them.
    I would rate the 79 V6 as the most joyful 4x4 SC that I have ever...
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    Re: Engine rebuilding lube

    I uses Comp Cam`s products. Their cam lube on cams and engine assy lube on the rest. Most v8 shops in SA stocks them.

    https://www.compcams.com/engine-assembly-lube-8-oz-jar.html
  9. Thread: Bog out

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    Re: Bog out

    Does AWD`s like Duster not have a multi disc clutches in their rear diffs. If so I will be very careful constraining a rear wheel.
    If I does understand the mechanics of the Duster correct a...
  10. Re: An interesting video of people getting stuck and unstuck

    If I had beadlocks on the rims like that 80 Series Cruiser I would deflate below 0.5. Then the guy with the Cruiser changing gears while snatching is a recipe for serious drivetrain damage. With...
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    Re: My Own Canopy - Hilux Revo

    Super;D;D
  12. Thread: Bog out

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    Re: Bog out

    I tend to agree. I have said on another forum if your vehicle have an open diff and no traction control or diff lock it could be worthless. With an open diff vehicle you actually needs two.
    Have...
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    Re: Was the FJ55 sold in RSA?

    I might be wrong but I think the first Cruisers that were sold in SA in the early 70's. My Dad had one of the very first FJ45's. Do not think the FJ55 were ever sold here.
    FJ60 were the first...
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    Re: 2019 Fortuner Facelift?

    BMW uses a 8 speed ZF box. Basic the same ZF box find in the Amarok, F150 Raptor and many more. These days very few manufacturers make their own gearboxes.
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    Re: R350 000.00 What would you buy?

    The Cruiser name coming up in many posts on this thread.

    FJ, Prado and 80/100/200 Series are all Cruisers. Then you get the 70 Series in 4.2 diesel, 4.0l v6 and 4.5l v8. You also get the 70 Series...
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    Re: Groenkloof Definately NOT a 1-2 Gradient.

    Dit. [emoji106][emoji106]Like Kurt says. I have done trails that members here rate as grade 5 which I think is not even grade 3.
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    One guys mountain is the next guys anthill.

    Fortuner can be...
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    Re: Boor van water poort op blok

    Baie V8 enjins se heads match ook nie met blok se gate nie. Hulle doen dit so om hor vloei deur die head te kry en hotspots uit te skakel
  18. Re: Landcruiser 79 - Speedometer / odometer stopped working

    Same as V6
  19. Re: Landcruiser 79 - Speedometer / odometer stopped working

    Depends which model your Cruiser are. On the V6 it is at the rear prop shaft output on the transfer case. Easy to damage when checking transfer case oil level
  20. Thread: Sfa rear diff

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    Re: Sfa rear diff

    As far as I have it the KZ had a Gearmax diff.

    The D4D Hilux came with the 8 inch Toyota diff. Think they are wider than the SFA Hilux.
  21. Re: Landcruiser 79 - Speedometer / odometer stopped working

    Wires ripped on gearbox sensor ?
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    Freelander II Re: Description of the transverse drive layout

    I am using Grim Jeeper for a few years axle ratio = final drive = diff ratio. The Americans like to use the term axle instead of differential.
  23. Thread: Sfa rear diff

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    Re: Sfa rear diff

    Import diff with drop out center portion.
    That is the 8 inch Toyota Rear for the SFA Hilux. All of the older SFA Hilux's came with them. I think they are hensteeth these days.
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    Discovery 2: Re: Build and assembly of 4.6L V8

    Well done [emoji12][emoji106]
  25. Thread: Hybrid bakkie?

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    Re: Hybrid bakkie?

    It can/maybe work in the cities. Out in the Bundu me in person would not like to rely on tech that can only be fixed by dealers.
    I have read an article that the new 70 Series will also be available...
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    Re: My ranger building thread

    Another one bites the dust:'(:'(:'(

    It also took out the U-joint.

    Third breakage on the Dana 44 maybe its is time for Chromoly shafts.

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    Re: 4wd Action Test - Bakkies

    Interesting test. My take is that the modern DC have developed into a SUV offspring. DC`s these days have lost the work horse image and ability. If I need a DC today it will seldom see severe off...
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    Re: Considering a 100-series

    100 Series have a towing capacity of 3500kg.
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    Re: 70 Series Track difference - Who is it a problem

    In the case of the Cruiser it were not done to enhance performance. The 9.5 Toyota diff as used in the Cruiser comes in various configurations and track width.

    On the previous generation 70 Series...
  30. Thread: Snorkel or not?

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    Re: Snorkel or not?

    Mike I have yet to find evidence of a test done on scientific base. Conditions and environment change. I have his idea to take two identical filters connect them to the airbox. One at snorkel height...
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    Re: Land Cruiser opgradeer - gedagtes.

    `n Vriend van my het `n 70 Series DC net so op `n 200 Series 4.5 diesel V8 se onderstel gesit. Die 200 Series se bedrading en alles behou
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    Re: 70 Series Track difference - Who is it a problem

    80 and 100 Series have a slightly wider front track 1600 vs the 1555 of the 70 Series. None of them is full floating and the 80 series have 6 wheel studs. 100 Series have 5 studs like the 70 Series....
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    Re: LC 79 V8 turbo actuator vacuum system

    Hope this will help.

    E-VRV control valve for boost pressure

    Top in middle of engine at edge of intercooler.
    One vacuum line to turbo actuator and other side to vacuum system...
  34. Re: 2015 Amarok 4 Motion BiTdi (Auto) stalling in reverse

    Binding handbrake perhaps ?
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    Re: Amarok Suspension upgrade.

    Stephen there is a few vehicles that came with OEM lift blocks at the rear. The 4x4 F250 is a good example

    Johan I have done my fair share of suspension mods. I am not afraid to mix and match...
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