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    Re: Land Cruiser 76 4.5 V8 oil consumption.

    And there is your problem. Glazed cylinder bore from "idling" most of its life. Work that vehicle a bit and let the rings bed in again.
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    Re: Back in a Land Cruiser

    Lekker man!
  3. Thread: Diff issue.

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    Re: Diff issue.

    I've read somewhere on the interwebs that it was mostly the portugese built cruisers that had the diff cracking issue. Check the VIN. TW-T1 Portugal
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    Re: Snatch/Recovery strap repair

    So I have a background in rope rescue. We knot undamaged ropes all the time. We only use undamaged ropes. You should only use undamaged recovery gear in offroad situations as well but most are...
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    Re: Snatch/Recovery strap repair

    Nee wat, julle kan maar op julle eie verder gaan op lees oor die effek van knope op onbeskadigde tou en watter knope watter persentasies verswak. Koue harde feite VS empieriese data vir 'n onbekende...
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    Re: Snatch/Recovery strap repair

    On the topic of safety. Lets get some information out there on how knots become a weak point. If you knot a piece you typically lose 30-50% of its strength. In pull testing they always break at the...
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    Re: Land cruiser 76 gear ratios

    https://www.leisurewheels.co.za/4x4-news/toyota-land-cruiser-70-2/

    Ah seems I got confused with the Aussie models again. We didn't get VSC.
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    Re: Land cruiser 76 gear ratios

    Got the parts and the design lying in my parts bin... Got too many other projects that need attention now ::) maybe one day I will make time... Probably shortly after I forget the lights on for the...
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    Re: Land cruiser 76 gear ratios

    The 2013 and 2014 models still had the manual front locking hubs. This is a big plus. The auto hubs are finicky and known to give issues. The 2015 and later models get a lights on warning buzzer and...
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    Re: FJ Cruiser “Lifetime Oil”....

    Ah then I must have bought 3x and this was the one left over. Its been 2 years :-[
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    Re: FJ Cruiser “Lifetime Oil”....

    Toyota ATF comes in a 4L container and is priced around R1100 for that container. If I remember correctly.
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    Re: Land Cruiser V8 60 000km service

    DIY and you will do a better job than toyota. Like Grips said its not a complicated vehicle. The 20k bearing service is what makes the toyota price shoot through the roof. Its unnecessary.

    My 76...
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    Re: Landcruiser 76 build

    Where did you get them? They obviously weren't cheap. Ball park figure so I can hide the cost from the missus?
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    Re: Hilux 3.0 D4D Intermittend Limp Mode

    What exhaust are you running? If its a monster free flow it might simply be too big. Maybe try an restrict it a bit by adding a smaller pipe or a choke point.
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    Re: Any1 willing to "lend" me their map sensor

    I will look in my parts bin. It might be the same as used on the 3.0 D4d hilux. I replaced my map sensor when I tried to sort out my p1251 error. Sensor was still working fine.
  16. Re: Landcruiser 79 pickup 1gr fe problem p0102

    mass airflow ciruit low


    The ECU does 'n continuity check on the circuit and the OHM (resistance) value is not within the tolerance range. Either your new MAF sensor is the wrong type or faulty...
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    Re: Land cruiser 76 gear ratios

    Hi Edge, I own a 2014 76 V8. Yes its geared very low. 3000rpm gets you 125kph (gps) on 265/75R16 (31.6") tires.
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    Re: Newbie Land Cruiser 78 v8 Double Cab

    Thanks Kong, might have to investigate this since I miss the wheel mounted controls.
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    Re: Newbie Land Cruiser 78 v8 Double Cab

    Nicely done Kong. Tell us a little about the steering wheel? Its a fortuner/hilux one. Did you get the controls working on it? Plug and play?
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    Re: Pathfinder 4.0 V6 Petrol - Experiences?

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/256266-Nissan-Pathfinder-4-0-V6-Petrol-another-new-problem
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    Re: Provent 200 oil catch can

    Great find, thanks Hansie!
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    Re: LC 79 V8 turbo actuator vacuum system

    I got mine second hand off this forum. No idea where the previous owner got it. I was about to pull the trigger and buy one from Amazon when my one came by in the classifieds. So I would say amazon.
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    Re: Land Cruiser opgradeer - gedagtes.

    Sies, spoeg uit my kind. Dis ga ga daai. :p
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    Re: LC 79 V8 turbo actuator vacuum system

    Also, get a scangauge. The Aus ones work on our models. Then you can watch the boost pressure in real time.
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    Re: LC 79 V8 turbo actuator vacuum system

    Start by checking for any logged error codes. You probably have a big degraaf exhaust on the cruiser. It could be that you triggered a overboost condition and that this error is now logged in the...
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    Re: Pylontech battery prices

    Just be careful. lots of sharks out there. If you hear the name Peter Salanje, run. Lots of good people and info on the powerforum.co.za.
    https://powerforum.co.za/topic/2987-where-to-buy-pylontech/
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    Re: Older shape Fortuner - theft status?

    D4d quantum has the 2.5 but it is intercooled. The 3.0 is not found in the quantum. But why strip a vehicle for parts when they can be sold on the other side of the boarder and then you can simply...
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    Re: Car jammer at the office. Is there any hope?

    A solution would be to get a rfid blocking pouch. Basically a Faraday cage for your key. Lock car with remote, visually confirm it locking, then place key in the pouch. The keys transmit continuously...
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    Re: My LC 79 v8 Journey

    Google Johann Tyres Castor correction or give him a call at 1st Alignment Centre. He is based in stikland. 021 949 5041
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    Re: Trailer Cuff feedback

    The lock picking lawyer on youtube ;)
  31. Thread: Egt guage

    by kenskind
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    Defender Re: Egt guage

    https://www.robotics.org.za/XH-B310

    Get a probe/thermocouple from MGL avionics or Madman themselves.
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    Re: Heavy duty braai grids

    304.co.za
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    Re: Hilux 3.0 D4D Intermittend Limp Mode

    The actuator arm is not supposed to be stuck behind that stop screw. It is supposed to come to a halt against it. DON'T ADJUST THE SCREW. The stop screw is set in the factory and adjusting it will...
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    Suspension Re: LR drive shaft on Hilux D4D 4x4

    and the abs ring + retainer. Both need to come off. These parts aren't too expensive. Bearings you can get from bearing man.

    I made up a bearing replacement kit for my hilux that sits in my...
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    Re: Grid Tied Solar

    Christo, make sure that you prepayment meter is not charging you for the power you send back. MOST meters aren't bi-directional and simply bill for current flowing. Even if it flows backwards it...
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