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    Re: The new Hilux has arrived...

    Interesting, because that is exactly how the REVO ROCCO in the East looks like, with white lettering on the tyres and those decals on the back. Also, I doubt they make them here because they build...
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    Re: The new Hilux has arrived...

    AK,

    Ja those are just the initial pricing I got from my dealer.

    Keep in mind the outgoing Legend 50 is “listed” at R707k.... obviously heavily discounted currently.

    The new Legend grade is...
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    Re: The new Hilux has arrived...

    Thats the Legend RS, price... R851 000. :o

    The Normal Legend is R765 000.

    Both above in D/C 4x4 Auto 2.8.
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    Re: Bush Lapa Shocks

    Great, dankie, die Rooi AL-KO sal dan mooi werk indien jy dit wil vervang.

    Ek hou van die feit dat die AL-KO 'n dedicated "Trailer/Caravan" shock is, en dat dit spesifiek vir sekere gewigte gemaak...
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    Re: Bush Lapa Shocks

    Interesting. How did you notice something is wrong, and seeing that BL replaced both, something must have been wrong?

    Let us know.

    Grumbles
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    Re: Bush Lapa Shocks

    Green up to 900kg total weight single axle
    Blue up to 1300kg
    Red up to 1800-2000kg
    Black up to 4000kg

    Even for the Gogga range I would go Red.

    I found this picture of closed and extended...
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    Re: Bush Lapa Shocks

    Found them, can be ordered online, see the link below.

    Grumbles

    https://alko.co.za/?s=shock&post_type=product
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    Re: Bush Lapa Shocks

    Chris, I have often wondered about these small shocks, especially on the bigger models like the Baobab and Ratel. I always thought maybe two of them per side would be better, as one can not for a...
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    Re: Bush Lapa mods

    Very strange, can't quite make out what is causing it other than the arm is welded on to the hinge incorrectly. Also strange that it was not picked up before leaving the factory.

    Please let us...
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    Re: Bush Lapa : experience HIS beauty @

    Grey BL looks nice behind white Toyota.... but then I am biased to both those brands. ;D;D

    Grumbles
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    Re: Bush Lapa mods

    Very strange and interesting? Do you have a picture perhaps, open and closed?

    Grumbles
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    Re:

    Very nice!

    Welcome and enjoy your Kewer!!
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    Re: Bush Lapa : experience HIS beauty @

    Hi Dave,

    I was in Algeria.

    Cheers,

    Grumbles
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    Re: Bush Lapa : experience HIS beauty @

    Good day Bushlapians,

    Trust everyone is well although burning to go camping?

    For now I am only looking forward to seeing the beauty of SWAMBO and the Blondies, including my lush green backyard,...
  15. Re: Tyres, Mags and Rims: Trade, Buying, Selling, Swap, Give-away or whatever ....

    Theuns, if you mean "SA" as being GP, then that is no problem getting the tyres to Pomona.

    If you, or anyone is interested, let me know, I can get them to GP.

    Grumbles
  16. Re: Tyres, Mags and Rims: Trade, Buying, Selling, Swap, Give-away or whatever ....

    I have 3 x Goodyear Wranglers AT on black steel rims.

    Rims are 15" with 6 hole 139.7 (140) PCD Zero Offset
    Tyers 265/75/R15

    About 3500km done, one has small plug.

    They came off my caravan...
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    Suspension Re: Replaced OME with Bilenstein

    B6 Bilstein does not have adjustable coil seat on which the coils rest.

    Did you have OME (Old Man Emu) or OEM (Original) shocks in before? Did the previous shock not have a coil seat or the bottom...
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    Re: Essential overlanding mods

    Hi David,

    Firstly congrats on the new Tuna, glad you found one and it seems you have kitted it nicely for YOUR needs!

    So between bashplate and rocksliders, for what I think you plan to do, I...
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    Re: Bush Lapa general discussions

    Yes it must just be the pic. I had a look at a photo of my unpainted chassis from the factory, the A-frame and its welds to the rest of the structure all stainless.

    Thanks for the info.

    Grumbles
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    Re: The mighty new 2021 Fortuner

    The motor gets bigger turbo with more bearings, the piston rings have some sort of coating (diamond like) and a new diesel injection system. That is what I read somewhere, for the likes of me I can...
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    Re: Bush Lapa general discussions

    Thanks Johan,

    I must say I have not experienced any of those issues but will keep an eye on it when I get back home. My clamp looks slightly different, but I could be confused with the one on my...
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    Re: Towing with GD6 Auto...

    I had Powerbrake on my D4D Fortuner for 5 years before selling her, best money I spent. You must just get the better pads to go with the discs. Speak to them, I think the special might have the...
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    Re: Our Hilux Build...will update as we progress

    Ok the mapping will make up I guess. Thanks Trevor
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    Re: Our Hilux Build...will update as we progress

    I have the same question regarding the tyres, unless it is a mistake, you mentioned 265/65/18 BFs. Thats a 3.4% increase from stock.

    Anyone else done this on a Auto GD6 2.8? Any issues?

    While...
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    Re: Bush Lapa general discussions

    What he said! ;D
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    Re: Bush Lapa general discussions

    Janee Henk, as my ou boring 2008 Fortuner my ou plein boring Baobab teen 1.7 ton (;D;D) oor n paar groot berge en obstacles met gemak sleep... sal daai net n plesier wees.

    Reeds in die mark......
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    Re: Bush lapa miskruier review

    Vra iemand hier met min of meer dieselfde BL nommer as joune om n foto van hulle struts te stuur, dan vra jy vir BL jy soek van daardie specs. Hulle moet dit ruil.

    Grumbles
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    Re: Bush Lapa owners list

    Yes I know ;D

    Ok lekker, that is a nice number... almost No. 2222.

    We are in a different predicament, have a caravan, now we need a tow vehicle again... oh and the small issue of me not being...
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    Re: Bush Lapa owners list

    On a serious note Bruce, maybe I missed that post but have you ordered your Kewer?

    If so, when is delivery during all this Corona nonsense?

    Grumbles
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    Re: Bush Lapa owners list

    ;D;D;D waiting for Bruce to swear at me.
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    Re: Bush Lapa owners list

    He is buying a second hand Jaguar or Afrispoor >:D>:D;D
  32. Re: Problem with the aftermarket rear air coils in my Gen3 Pajero 3.2D

    5 bar waaay to high, those are rated at max 2.5 I think. Call Air Spring supply if you want the exact pressure but generally 2.5 max.

    Those inflation pipes are supposed to be sleeved in order to...
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    Re: your experiences with a PortaPotti

    Jip Fiamma very good and like you said, good chems make all the difference.

    If you skimp... its gonna stink. ;D
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    Re: your experiences with a PortaPotti

    Agree but man did I get "browny points" ;D when I invested in one, especially seeing that I have a SWAMBO and the two blondie mini swambos.

    Strange thing also why I decided on a Baobab instead of...
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    Re: your experiences with a PortaPotti

    Definately Thetford 165, correct height, good quality. DO NOT buy the R850 Chinese ones, been there done that! :mad:

    But... the most important thing is chemicals... DO NOT use the green and blue...
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