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    Re: Hilux 3.0D4D limp mode

    Hi Eduard

    Did Toyota read the diagnostic code and do the work to replace a vacuum valve? Also, which valve specifically was replaced?

    There is a proper diagnostic procedure which will identify...
  2. Re: Recommended Hilux D4D Mechanic in the Helderberg/Western Cape Area

    Hi pampoenluke.

    Please share some more info about this type of service you're looking for and what's your mileage... Is it something you've had done before on your D4D and did you find it useful?...
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    Re: New Pirelli Scorpion All Terrain plus

    The Pirelli ATPlus is by all accounts a very good tyre but something to consider is what type of driving you do and how strong you need the type sidewalls to be.

    I've only done 10,000km on the...
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    Re: Propshaft Servicing - Cape Town

    Thanks for the recommendations!

    Does anyone have first-hand experience using https://driveshaftscentre.co.za/ ?
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    Propshaft Servicing - Cape Town

    Would like some recommendations please for propshaft universal joint servicing (bearing replacements) in the Cape Town area. Ideally places which offer great, professional service - as an...
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    AT Sidewall Durability

    Is there any baseline measurement for tyre sidewall durability or damage resistance? All options have 2 ply sidewalls except for BFG and DunlopAT3G with have 3 ply.

    Does this mean that all 2 ply...
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    Re: Disco 5 tyres

    Out of interest, which Pirelli model tyres did choose, and why?

    I'm torn between the Pirelli AT-Plus vs the General Grabber AT3. Very few reviews about the AT-Plus' performance or durability.
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    Re: General Grabbers AT sidewall thickness

    Are you sure you meant to compare our locally available AT3 with the ATX in that video? Two very different tyres, for different markets, and very likely have different internal design.

    The ATX is...
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    Re: EGR Removal on D4D Fortuner

    I blocked the vacuum pipe and have done approx 100,000kms since doing it. No bad or negative experiences, but also no noticable differences either. Some people mention slight performance gains...
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    Suspension Re: Suspension life span?

    Take a look at my post on page 1 of this thread: https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/283131-Fortuner-Comfort-Suspension?p=3684522&highlight=

    I give a similar account of my...
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    Re: Turbo Causing Limp Mode

    Thanks Wicd. Is this the thread you're thinking of: http://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/273084-D4d-turbo-actuator-problem

    I participated on it chatting to kenskind about the steps...
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    Re: Turbo Causing Limp Mode

    Thanks for the quick reply Alf! You're right - I know I should have the EGR and inlet manifold stripped and cleaned. Will probably do this before tampering with the turbo! I have however done the...
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    Turbo Causing Limp Mode

    Starting this thread to collect input from anyone with diesel turbo maintenance knowledge/experience... Putting this in the technical-general section because it's a situation which potentially...
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    Re: Atlantis Dunes Closed For the Weekend

    Hi ADORE,

    Came across this thread while looking for Atlantis permit/access details. I'd like to do a trip there on Saturday (11th Nov).

    Are the dunes open again or is access still closed?
    ...
  15. Thread: Hilux decat

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    Re: Hilux decat

    Where did you have the clutch replacement done, and what did you fit - OEM parts from Toyota, aftermarket replacement, or an upgrade kit to handle the extra torque? Mind me also asking what you paid...
  16. Re: 4x4 Hilux D4D(2008) 270 000kms - what needs replacing ?

    How is an SCV tested? Is it something which either works or fails, or could it degrade in functionality over time and cause fuelling problems and poor engine performance?
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    Re: Fortuner Non-freeflow Exhaust Option

    Thanks Stekel.
    I'll be honest in saying I doubt you were told the truth by the Krugersdorp person. I'm not qualified nor experienced in exhaust design, but I find it unlikely the systems engineers...
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    Re: Fortuner Non-freeflow Exhaust Option

    Observer, was that R3,800 retail price off the shelf?

    I've also recently discovered that stainless steel on a diesel vehicle isn't worth the extra cash. Diesel fumes coat the exhaust interior...
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    Re: Fortuner Non-freeflow Exhaust Option

    Thanks G!

    Are you still running the OEM exhaust or have you done the upgrade to a larger diameter?
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    Re: Fortuner Non-freeflow Exhaust Option

    What's the OEM exhaust diameter from turbo to silencer to rear pipe? No idea why, but I always thought it's currently 63mm factory standard?
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    Fortuner Non-freeflow Exhaust Option

    There's no lack of reading out there selling the pro's and con's of fitting a freeflow exhaust to a turbo diesel engine. Some say the reduced back-pressure allows less turbo lag, increased...
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    Re: Fortuner Comfort Suspension.

    Let me first make it clear I'm not brand bashing, nor have any concrete reason to discredit AmadaExtreme suspension - but:

    Going on approx 18 months with AmadaExtreme's 40mm kit in my 2009...
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    Re: D4D Injectors or not?

    Not saying this is the norm or that one can't successfully replace just individual injectors - but I had a similar experience to FrannaM.

    After many months and much collection of evidence, Toyota...
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    Re: 2.8 GD6 diesel knock when cold

    Haha was going to make a similar comment about "imagine driving an Isuzu all day".
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    Re: Chip on 2.8 GD6?

    No offence taken!

    I have a personal policy of never commenting on forums unless I can back myself with first hand knowledge and/or indisputable facts - we had a big barney about this concept some...
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    Re: Chip on 2.8 GD6?

    Not true - go read my reply in post #12 on page one of this thread.
  27. Re: Are we being Conned - Dyno & Performance Chip Tuning?

    Hi guys,

    Please comment on this thread to confirm attendance: http://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/281772-Dastek-Dyno-amp-Unichip-Demo-Day-19-Aug-2017

    And yes - all are welcome...
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    Dastek Dyno & Unichip Demo Day 19 Aug 2017

    Hi all,

    Off the back of CJ DID's offer here (http://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/276337-Are-we-being-Conned-Dyno-amp-Performance-Chip-Tuning/page3) he has kindly arranged a...
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    Re: Chip on 2.8 GD6?

    Not defending or supporting performance chip installations, but can comment on the statement about ECU storing data about being chipped.

    I bought and own a Toyota diagnostic kit which allows the...
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    Re: Prado engine blown

    If you're concerned and want complete peace of mind, why not take it to a reputable workshop and have them do a borescope inspection of each piston? Can have a compression test done at the same time.
  31. Re: Toyota Fortuner Manual Gear Shift Knob ?? Where?

    Nope not yet. Getting married in December, so having to pick my financial battles very carefully haha :'(:cool:

    Did some homework though and concluded that www.mccarthystrim.co.za would be the...
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    Re: Hilux GD 6 Burnt Oil Smell?

    I don't know enough to disprove Toyota's comment, but I'd look strangely at anyone who told me that an engine compensates for load by consuming more oil ???

    Harvards & jet engines have exhaust oil...
  33. Re: Are we being Conned - Dyno & Performance Chip Tuning?

    Hi Rob,

    That's my Fortuner, and you're spot on with that observation - part of the reason I started this thread! One of the report results which I mentioned as appearing unrealistic......
  34. Re: Are we being Conned - Dyno & Performance Chip Tuning?

    Very good point - thanks Lucas. This is the kind of professional insight I was hoping to attract with this thread! As said when I posted that dyno graph, I don't have enough expertise in dyno...
  35. Re: Are we being Conned - Dyno & Performance Chip Tuning?

    CJ DID, this is great - thanks for going to the effort of speaking to KSD! I'd be happy to liaise with KSD for a date once you give the go-ahead, and then coordinate the Cape Town session here on...
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