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    Re: 105...sshhh...nobody knows

    Selling the Cruiser?
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    Re: Radiator motor on a switch ?

    I have installed several electric fans. Just remember the draw up to 30A. Have seen fans that runs continuously drain a battery in no time. Even with the engine running. Build a system with a temp...
  3. Thread: Beach Buggy

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    Re: Beach Buggy

    We have tested and played with VW Buggies all over. Even built our own pipe car with a rear mounted engine for hunting.
    Buggies are good on beaches and smooth drift sand dunes. In technical dune...
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    Re: No hazards when towing

    If the indicator function is normal the wiring should be fine.
    I will go with 4E that the system sense overload on the indicator circuit.
    Maybe convert the trailer to LED lights.
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    Re: Most fuel efficient 4x4 capable of doing dune trips

    That is easy dune driving;D You should be able to do it in 2wd>:D
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    Re: Most fuel efficient 4x4 capable of dune trips

    Malcom daardie selfde rooi Cruiser in 2011 of `n Luderitz - Walvis trip.
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    Re: LC76 Rear axles break

    Yes it is worrisome. On the other side I know of only two cracked housings in person. Both on high mile Cruisers.

    My youngest is a Diesel mechanic on one of the mines with a fleet of Cruisers and...
  8. Thread: Old No13

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    Safari Re: Old No13

    Reenen met my persoonlike ondervinding oor 'n paar jaar met G60 Patrols dink ek nie 'n C200 is 'n sterk diff nie. Dit is n ligte diens diff. Jy kan nie groot krag deur hul maak nie..

    Maar ek stem...
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    Re: Newer bakkie suspension vs the older bakkies

    Ford F100`s still gives some of the best drives on gravel after all these years.>:D Think the Raptors must be a feast on dirt.
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    Re: 105...sshhh...nobody knows

    4.5EFI se limiter vertel jou waar die revs moet wees;D
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    Re: Most fuel efficient 4x4 capable of dune trips

    First thanks to all the kind words in this thread. In person I do not see myself as a sand King. I do however enjoy sand and dune driving tremendously.
    Rustie I did not take you serious on your...
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    Re: Toyota H260 Gearbox

    I do not want to mess with the Cruisers towing and overtaking ability. I love the gearbox as is just think an added 6th overdrive would be nice to have. Maybe just an overdrive box mounted on the...
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    Re: 105...sshhh...nobody knows

    [QUOTE=AboutAfrica;4731574]Nys and fam was in town and I had promised them a sandwich trip months before, but since the 105 was half stripped I had to take the diesel donkey...



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    Re: 105...sshhh...nobody knows

    My Favorite Cruiser Thread.;D
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    Re: Toyota H260 Gearbox

    No that is the easy part. Problem is ratios. 5th and 6th ratios. I would love 5th as close toe OEM as possible with 6th as an Overdrive
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    Re: 79 V8 diesel with Gearbox Conv& software.

    Thanks that would be nice. Could never find real world results. Maybe I should say scientific tested
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    Re: Toyota H260 Gearbox

    I am still having sleepless nights about a six speed 70 Series V8 Cruiser.:'(
  18. Re: H150 box with part time 4x4 into a 4.2 HzJ76.

    I wish someone can tell me one day what Toyota`s reasoning were to put the R151 behind the 1HZ only.
    I mean all the other Cruisers H boxes.
  19. Thread: Old No13

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    Safari Re: Safari bakkie by gekoop

    Van wat ek het pinion voorste bearing 32306 taper roller, agterste pinion bearing 32308 taper roller.
    Carrier 32211 taper roller.

    Die pryse op die pinion bearings soos ek gesien het is maar rof...
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    Re: Propshaft alignment

    Prof to answer you. The more in line the better. I have tilt rear diff`s to reduce angles.

    But then have a look a the front shaft of a 76 F250 with a low pinion front diff. Those front props sit...
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    Re: 2.2 Ranger Headaches

    First check the oil pump. It is a vane pump. Common issue on the 2.2. Some vanes broke off and oil flow to the turbo is limited causing turbo failure.
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    Re: Most fuel efficient 4x4 capable of dune trips

    For some very good reasons I stay out off sand and dune driving, gravel travel and tyre threads lately. Everything than needed to be said and debated have been already said in hundreds of similar...
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    Re: Hilux V6 Hesitation at low RPM

    Thinking back I had a similar problem after servicing my 79 V6 Cruiser. In the end it were a hairline crack in one of the spark plugs.
  24. Thread: Hoe de hel?

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    Re: Hoe de hel?

    SFA Hilux`es are uncomfortable, under powered and slow but they were one of the best 4x4`s ever build.

    Very few vehicles age as well as they do. They were extremely
    well build and robust. Look...
  25. Thread: Hoe de hel?

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    Re: Hoe de hel?

    Hulle het lankal weg geroes[emoji1787][emoji1787]
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    Re: Hilux V6 Hesitation at low RPM

    Spark Plugs
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    Re: New Cruiser accessories?

    Johan dit hang af waar jy ry. Op roetes soos Road to Hell en River Trip het Rock Sliders my van groot skade gered.

    Ook dink ek 'n bash plate vir die enjin is uiters belangrik. Die verkoeler is...
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    Re: New Cruiser accessories?

    Very true. But there is the other side>:D The good looking Cruiser;D
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    Re: New Cruiser accessories?

    Even if you go 17" try to keep tire diameter as close as possible to the OEM 265/75/16.

    The V6 suffer in performance and consumption with increased diameter.
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    Re: New Cruiser accessories?

    There were speculation about a bend chassis but no confirmation from the owner..
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    Re: New Cruiser accessories?

    I have seen a pic of a DC Cruiser with a bend chassis but that was a Meano conversion on the chisel nose shape.

    When Toyota brought the 79 DC to the market all 79 chassis's were strengthened.
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    Re: New Cruiser accessories?

    Did you read that thread till
    the last post?
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    Re: Land Cruiser 300 - 3.3L V6 diesel

    I have left the lines in the quote that worries me the most.

    Yes compared to new high tech diesels the 1VD v8 were way underpowered. But also under stressed.

    The new v6 diesel is ultra high...
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    Re: Rectangular sealed headlights

    Electro Diesel stock them. They have also rectangular LED replacements in stock.
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    Re: Who has a Patrol 4,8 GL??

    There is a mod from Aussie land the guys do to keep it in gear.
    Have seen the same problem on auto Navara's in sand.

    They keep the gear but change to a higher gear as soon as you come close to...
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