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  1. Re: Overlanding In Southern Africa With A Large Bakkie (Pickup)

    Sounds like it would be a trip of a lifetime!

    I’m from southern Nevada and would recommend at least a trip or two deep into the Nevada or Arizona deserts to build your experience and confidence,...
  2. Re: Namibian Trip: Report 27th September – 31st October 2019

    Thanks for sharing!
  3. Re: 1998 Toyota HiLux Surf 4Runner Gen 3 KZN185 - Black Smoke

    Hehe!
    EGR valves help pay for these...
    Good to hear it’s fixed!
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    Re: 3.0CRD or 5.7 Hemi

    Very nice!
  5. Thread: 150kw Hilux

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    Re: 150kw Hilux

    This one will do... ;D

    It’s crazy to me, but nice early Toyota’s here are nearly the price of a new Tacoma (maybe less so since C-19)

    28K mile 1981 Trekker 4X4 on offer for $49,900
  6. Thread: 150kw Hilux

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    Re: 150kw Hilux

    The rumor here is that it might be offered in the 2021 Tundra

    https://www.autoblog.com/amp/2019/05/26/2021-toyota-tundra-v6-hybrid-450-hp-30-mpg/
  7. Thread: 150kw Hilux

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    Re: 150kw Hilux

    Mine is a petrol non-turbo V-6 3.5 L in a US crew cab model... 278hp/207kw

    From Toyota website
    3.5-Liter V6 DOHC 24-Valve direct-injection Atkinson-cycle engine with VVT-iW (Variable Valve...
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    Re: Beefed-up Ford Ranger

    Add a few LED lights and you’d be ready for Florida or the parking lots of SoCal 😆
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    Re: Amarok built by Ford

    Possibly part of a plan to bring the Amarok to North America? If it wasn’t for the US “Chiken Tariff” VW would probably be building them here already...
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    Re: Jeep front flickers

    Disconnect the firewall connector C100 and check for power there in cavities L62 & L63, or one of the other connectors (C106 or C107) and check out the DG/RD (L turn) BR/RD (R turn) wires...
    It’s...
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    Re: Jeep front flickers

    Have you tried known good globes in the front or checked for power in the socket with a test light or multi-meter?
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    Re: Jeep front flickers

    Both front flickers on my Jeep have stopped working.The fuse is okay and all other lights are working.The hazards also just flash at the rear,Signal lights flash faster than normal globes are...
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    Re: Engine type confusion

    Yup, get the block casting numbers...

    http://www.mre-books.com/interchange/interchange11.html
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    Re: Spark plugs 101

    You’re welcome
    This is what the 3/4” reach non-foulers should look like...

    ...I don’t know if this site is reputable, but it has the correct part number for the ones here in the states.
    ...
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    Re: Spark plugs 101

    You could try get by with BP4ES, two steps “hotter” on the heat range, and/or 3/4” reach non-fouler adapters...

    Non-foulers were the cheap way to keep my old Chevy V-8’s running when there was...
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    Re: How about a photo of your Chevy..

    2007 Chevy Express 1500
    Cheap-o bike hauler!
    De-wrapped it and looks a little better now...

    Not a lot of serious off roading needed here with mostly logging roads to get to most remote riding...
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    Re: Picture of your bike!

    Out of winter storage for a quick ride...
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    Re: New Hilux Leaked

    At least you can get a diesel...

    Rolling on 18’s >:D
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    Re: Engine swap.

    Cummins QSB 6.7 & Eaton 6 spd.
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    Re: Pilot dies, passenger lands King Air

    Pretty good story...

    https://www.aopa.org/news-and-media/all-news/2009/april/14/unintentional-king-air-pilot-an-interview-with-doug-white
  21. Re: 2000 4x4 ISUZU KB250 "AUTO" FRONT HUBS NOT ENGAGING

    You’re welcome!
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    Re: Show us your second love

    Out for a quick flight before it snows again...
  23. Re: 2000 4x4 ISUZU KB250 "AUTO" FRONT HUBS NOT ENGAGING

    Here’s the exploded view...

    My guess would be the drive clutch and/or housing if the axles are turning, but you’ll need to disassemble to find out...
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    Re: Lo and behold.... another diy caravan.

    Great build, thanks for sharing!
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Talk to me about Diffs and ratios..

    Have you looked into the Eaton E Locker?
    https://www.harrop.com.au/shop/4x4-performance/elocker

    The housing looks like the US version of the earlier Mazda B & MPV rear axle...
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    Re: A tribute to our Pajero

    Thanks for sharing Riaan!
  27. Re: roll in unit to convert bakkie into a camper

    This is why I like the forum, I had no idea these even existed...

    https://safaricampers.co.za/abba-models/
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    Re: Advice needed from the diesel gurus

    Magnaflux/LPI it then...
  29. Ford & Mazda Re: 2008 Ford Ranger 3l TDCI Not starting after head was done.

    Isolate one problem at a time
    Do you have access to the Ford workshop manual?
    It’s time to do a proper no start/engine cranks pin point test...
  30. Ford & Mazda Re: 2008 Ford Ranger 3l TDCI Not starting after head was done.

    Ok, and you can see rpm while cranking?
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    Re: 3.2 ford engine failures imminent?

    Mostly work on the Ford 5.4, 6.2, and 6.7 in F350 to F750’s and rarely get to see a bugsmasher sized truck engine ;D

    Just looked it up in the Oasis/Service Manual and Ford hasn’t made a TSB on...
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    Re: 3.2 ford engine failures imminent?

    Thanks, that answers my question on how it would loose prime...
  33. Ford & Mazda Re: 2008 Ford Ranger 3l TDCI Not starting after head was done.

    If it’s similar the a US version you’ll have a dashboard light on for immobilizer enabled...

    You’ll need the diagnostic computer to double check you didn’t miss re-connecting or damaging the cam...
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    Re: Advice needed from the diesel gurus

    I see new pistons in your future...

    Like I said, I’ve seen worse and those might last a number of years in service if you dress those up and re-use them, but I’d weigh the cost of new pistons...
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    Re: ARB Compressor - HOSE COUPLING

    Is it the 1/4” tubing X 1/8” NPT fitting like this?
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