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  1. Re: What is Toyota wiring colour convention for Fortuner? Aux power from roof console

    Most of the write up is above.

    A couple of us in Cape Town clubbed in to get these from Amazon:...
  2. Re: What is Toyota wiring colour convention for Fortuner? Aux power from roof console

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    Job done. Power taken off the door locking system fuse (10 Amp - fuse nr. 12) in engine bay which permanently feeds the ultrasonic intruder detector in the overhead console.
  3. Re: What is Toyota wiring colour convention for Fortuner? Aux power from roof console

    Has been confirmed that the black and white striped wire is earth on pin number 3.

    The supply to the overhead lights is the red wire on pin 5. But the power there disappears a few minutes after...
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    Re: Moving from a Tiguan to a Fortuner . . . . .

    The Tiguan electronic handbrake came on when you stopped and only released when you let go the clutch to pull off - it did not release like the Fortuner's "hill-hold assist". In the Tiguan you could...
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    Re: Moving from a Tiguan to a Fortuner . . . . .

    Luggage space in Fortuner MUCH MUCH bigger, especially after removing 3rd row of seats. But stuff rolls forwards and goes down under 2nd row of seats. Fortuner has space for a decent fridge, but if...
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    Re: Moving from a Tiguan to a Fortuner . . . . .

    But many of you still read it! ;)

    (and nobody has argued any one point as being wrong)
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    Moving from a Tiguan to a Fortuner . . . . .

    What did I learn when moving from a 2015 VW Tiguan 1.4 TSi 4Motion to a 2016 Toyota fortuner GD-6 2,8 4x4 . . . . .

    1. Leg space for driver is much less - battled with cramps for a few weeks...
  8. Re: What is Toyota wiring colour convention for Fortuner? Aux power from roof console

    Hi JWR

    Thank you - that helps me understand a bit of Toyota's logic.

    I will have to rig up some LEDs on the pins to see which stay live after I have locked and exited the vehicle. (I guess the...
  9. Re: What is Toyota wiring colour convention for Fortuner? Aux power from roof console

    Grips, that is a very useful start, thank you very much!
  10. Re: What is Toyota wiring colour convention for Fortuner? Aux power from roof console

    Of course I was planning to use a test light, but I was wondering if someone can give some hints on Toyota colours.
  11. What is Toyota wiring colour convention for Fortuner? Aux power from roof console?

    Hi

    I am hoping that my 2016 Fortuner has permanent 12V to the roof console. Photos that refer:

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    The cable connector has 16 pins. Colours used there are
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    Re: Chimney draught solution

    Fully agree with that! But then no braaing.
  13. From Punda Maria to Botswana - how to do it in one day?

    I have foreign friends in Kruger at the moment. They are going to be there for a few days and then they want to exit at Punda Maria and make their way to Kasane over 2 days with a one night stop in...
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    Re: Is it possible to drive to Oddball's Camp?

    Have a look at https://www.openstreetmap.org/search?query=morutsa#map=13/-19.7447/23.5890

    I believe your fishing village at the vet fence is called Morutsa?
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    Re: Is it possible to drive to Oddball's Camp?

    Thanks everyone for the replies. Zooming in with the Google Earth photos, there is a clear 2-spoor track, and Google Maps follows this.
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    Re: Is it possible to drive to Oddball's Camp?

    This the route that Google Maps provides: https://goo.gl/maps/EqXkWX6SAYLTiZrC8

    Oddballs is an extremely popular destination on King's Island at S19.38494 E23.09340

    My slightly older...
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    Is it possible to drive to Oddball's Camp?

    I have been asked by some overseas friends, who are driving around southern Africa in a Toyota 4Runner, whether they will be able to drive to Oddball's from Maun in about 3 weeks time (early August)....
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    Re: Spare wheel lock?

    This lock only for some Rangers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRCNMJFmzKA
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    Re: Brad harrison/Anderson Plug Bad Connection

    There is nothing special about the genuine BH connectors, except maybe that their plastic can handle more heat if there is a loose connection. But there should not be a bad connection in the first...
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    Re: DIY low cost disposable soft shackle ??

    This American company sells a long 20 inch shackle intended for doubling in the connection to get a 35 tonne breaking strain. https://factor55.com/product/extreme-duty-soft-shackle-10-and-20/ They...
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    Re: WRND still relevent?

    If you buy from 4x4 Direct you must get your support from them. Which you did - they gave you the only support they can offer and that is an exchange. 4x4 Direct have no problems with support from...
  22. Thread: Fuel tank size.

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    Fortuner Re: Fuel tank size.

    Going up and down steep hills with a low tank always makes me wonder if the pick up pipe is to the front or the back of the tank . . . .
  23. Re: Under R1000 DC to DC charger - China import BangGood

    MPPT is not unique to solar. A solar panel is a dc source with variable voltage and current capability, but the starting battery/alternator is also varying in voltage and current capability. MPPT is...
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    Re: WRND still relevent?

    I have purchased another WRND product direct from WRND and went to collect it myself. It appears to be a one man business from a residential address - a startup company. I try to support companies...
  25. Under R1000 DC to DC charger - China import BangGood

    This caught my eye today https://www.banggood.com/MPPT5025A-DUO-MPPT-25A-12V-Solar-Charge-Controller-With-LCD-Solar-Regulator-For-Solar-Panel-Charger-p-1334924.html?cur_warehouse=CN&rmmds=mywishlist...
  26. Re: Is this a Fortuner standard option rim (black)?

    Different style of rim. Available as factory option on Hi-Lux.
  27. Is this a Fortuner standard option rim (black)?

    Good Evening

    A friend in the southern suburbs of Cape Town has just bought a 2016 2.8GD6 Fortuner that has these gloss black 18"wheels:

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    Were these wheels a factory option, or are they...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Ranger T6 wheel nuts - rubbish quality

    Just a word of caution. Shiny cheap replacement nuts are probably of the same quality that caused the problem for Ford worldwide.

    http://www.fordproblems.com/swollen-lug-nuts/...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Ranger T6 wheel nuts - rubbish quality

    The "shells" appear to be a soft metal alloy firmly bonded to the steel. They are not removable.
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Ranger T6 wheel nuts - rubbish quality

    The thread of the stud is M12x1.5 (finer pitch) and "Mag Nuts" are available from Suburban Spares at less than R10 each. Wheelworx also has them. They come in different spanner sizes, 21 and 19mm. My...
  31. Re: Spare wheel carrier for Ranger towbar - any idea who made it?

    My brother-in-law discovered iTrekz on that Ford Ranger and Everest FB page that you also found (linked above). He asked me to go and check out the company and their product. The company has a long...
  32. Re: Spare wheel carrier for Ranger towbar - any idea who made it?

    That is an iTrekz wheel carrier. I saw them on facebook and then bought one to share with my brother-in-law. Very easy to fit or swop.
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