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    Re: Lamb Potjie. Please share some ideas.

    Find a Pic on my phone Plain Jane Lamp pot on pot breadhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200330/989e0d0f9c6bf027b9e5b459907dd539.jpg
  2. Re: 2020 Australian review on the Fortuner, Everest, Pajero and Prado

    Over time I have learned which Journalists to take seriously. There are some of them that do really good articles. I have said some;D

    It is not only journalists that should take the blame but we...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Stock Essex V6 upgrade advice/guidance

    Get the Black Essex with the rocker shafts best Essex ever made. Heads can run Unleaded fuel.

    I came a long way with the Essex v6 had all the spares to build a 4.0l stroker.

    Check out Rick Wood...
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    Re: 2F gearbox on a 4.5 EFI

    The H42 is a truck gearbox on the lines of the famous American NP435. The guys run v8 through them. Only problem in high torque conditions is the aluminium transfer case working it lose from the cast...
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    Re: 2F gearbox on a 4.5 EFI

    The 2F had the H42 4 speed box. The H55 were a 5 speed version of the H42. Correct me if I am wrong but the 4.5EFI only came with the H150.
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    Re: Toyota H260 Gearbox

    Hugo I have the Advance Adaptor overdrive on the Yank Ranger which in effect doubles all ratios. On many occasions I thought of doing it again. That would be nice as you still have the OEM ratios...
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    Re: Toyota H260 Gearbox

    Chris dit is my ding ook maar ek hou van die V8 soos hy is. Ek het hom gekoop vir 4x4, werk, toer en dit doen hy goed. My rede hoekom ek kyk na `n ses spoes ratkas is omdat ek voel die v8 kan werk...
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    Re: Toyota H260 Gearbox

    Francois yes I am looking into the H260 for a six speed conversion on a v8 Cruiser.

    I like the lower first ratio of the H260 that will add to the crawling abilities.
    The longer 2nd and 3rd would...
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    Re: Toyota H260 Gearbox

    Francois gee so `n kansie ek gaan nog vir jou en Willem baie pla. ;D;D
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    Re: Toyota H260 Gearbox

    Dankie Francois en Willem geweet julle slim manne sal my kan help.
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    Toyota H260 Gearbox

    Guys I am looking for as much as possible information on the Toyota H260 six speed Manual gearbox as find in Dyna and Hino trucks.
    It were developed from the Land Cruiser H151 gearbox.

    I am...
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    Re: Loss of power after cleaning inlet manifold

    Think you hit the nail on the head.
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    Re: Loss of power after cleaning inlet manifold

    Have you checked the vacuum operated boost controller. You did not perhaps damaged the boost sensor on the intake?
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    Re: V8 freeflow instrusive noise

    I have a De Graaf system with one box at the rear on the 76 v8. You can only hear it on the inside with open windows.

    Does your the 200 have a snorkel. On the 76 v8 the snorkel produces a...
  15. Thread: Is this it?

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    Re: Is this it?

    I agree with Francois. It gets quite boring. I have yet to see between al these videos and write ups one single capability feature that put it way above any other 4x4 out there.

    Not one obstacle ,...
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    Re: What size spanner?

    Buy a metri socket set. They can take metric and imperial bolts with the same socket. No socket grips like them

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    Re: Diff issue.

    This is how I also understood it. I know of a few housings that were replaced while the vehicles were still under guarantee. The reason why I thought there were a recall.
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    Re: Diff issue.

    Thanks;D
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    Re: Trouble shooting a rev counter

    We have three v8 powered vehicles with Mallory HEI distributors. Two of them with aftermarket instruments no problems.
    Had to install a Dakota interface to make the rev counter on the South African...
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    Re: Diff issue.

    That is not an OEM Cruiser it is a double cab conversion.;D
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    Re: Diff issue.

    I have only see cracks on FJ45`s. The 70 Series have a super strong chassis with supports in critical areas accounting for 8mm thick chassis rails.
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    Re: Diff issue.

    Unfortunately that is the way Cruisers work. I see them everyday fully loaded with a loaded double axle trailer in tow.
    Think it is easy to overload a Cruiser without notice. With heavy duty leafs...
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    Re: Trouble shooting a rev counter

    What type of HEI distributor do you run? Build in module or remote. Most of them have a terminal that pulse the rec counter.

    The way you have connected it seems fine. Make sure you have the...
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    Re: Diff issue.

    Chris in the area I have encircled is a bracket. Has that perhaps been welded at one stage? I see welding spatter around the bracket.
    If welded that is where the problem started.
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    Re: Diff issue.

    I wonder if tyre pressure also have something to do with cracks on housings
  26. Re: 1976 advice on buying a Chevy k25 Overlander 4x4 motorhome

    I think spare parts could be a problem in remote areas. We had a few of them in the Army and they suck fuel at an alarming rate. Like 2.5km/l. The 4.1 straight 6 Chevy engine is also not compatible...
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    Re: Diff issue.

    As I said earlier there were a batch of diff`s with problematic welding on the casings that lead to cracking.
    The cases I know of and that is only two persons from which I can supply names, phone...
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    Re: Land Cruiser 4.2 1HZ Double cab speed uphill?

    Toyota SA cannot read a tape measure>:D

    If you measure to the bumpers 100 mm difference. End of body panels almost 250mm. 79 with off road bumper aboout 200mm longer. 76 have way less overhang...
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    Re: Diff issue.

    Ek het al gekraakte diffs op alle fabrikate gesien. Ja daar was `n probleem op diff casings van Cruisers.

    Reenen erken jy hierdie diff>:D>:D

    Sorry OT
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    Re: Diff issue.

    There were a problem with welding on some diff housings. Think there were a Recall
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    Re: Is this it?

    I am not so sure about that test. It is only a 100km round trip in which the tests were done.

    I have read another test where the Y62 V8 Patrol gave 30l/100km in off-road conditions.
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    Re: Land Cruiser 4.2 1HZ Double cab speed uphill?

    Cyclone geniet jou Cruiser;D
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    Re: Patrol vs Cruiser: my impressions and thoughts

    Graham I am a huge Patrol fan and the Little Patrol is still around which were the first 4x4 I have owned. As said I had two G60 bakkies.
    Currently I am a member of Patrol and Land Cruiser forums....
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    Re: Land Cruiser 4.2 1HZ Double cab speed uphill?

    We did hunt in the Kalahari>:D

    There is a very good reason why the 4.5EFI have a cult status amongst Kalahari farmers.

    The old SFA Hiluxe and Land Rover Defenders are called Verspieders. (Moet...
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    Re: Patrol vs Cruiser: my impressions and thoughts

    Thanks Hugo I think you hit the nail on the head. Off topic but of interest. BJ40`s and J70`s are Hen`s teeth in South Africa and if you find one the price is eye watering. I have an idea to build...
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