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    Re: Fortuner 3.0 vs. Disco 4 SE/HSE

    I must admit I like the D4, but there just is too much that costs too much to maintain, and more so at the mileage range MrsMoose is looking at. There may be no crank issues on the V8, though the air...
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    Re: Fortuner 3.0 vs. Disco 4 SE/HSE

    Hello MrsMoose,

    Here goes, this form the experience of having both, the D4 and Fortuner 3.0…

    The D4 yes a lot more creature comforts and deemed a luxury vehicle. Very nice drive and capable....
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    Re: Prado 150: 4.0 Petrol vs 2.8 Diesel

    I have the 130kw 2.8 Fortuner and it’s flippen nice 😊. Has really good top end also, not saying what…lol
    I’ve heard the new 2.8 150kw Prado idle and it’s noticeably quieter. Yes, Eish that price...
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    Fortuner Re: Fortuner battery replacement

    I’ve had to recently also replace the battery in my Fortuner. Check with Toyota directly and you’ll be surprised at the price, good that is. I went OEM (whoever makes it).
    No need to go bigger...
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    Re: Prado 150: 4.0 Petrol vs 2.8 Diesel

    Ladies and Gentlemen, my simple thought is, if you have deep, very deep, pockets and no issue with fuel consumption then go for the petrol guzzler and if fuel consumption is a big factor for you then...
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    Re: LukeHawk's Fortuner Diary

    Very clever and nifty. Thank you 😊
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    Re: Thule Wingbar for GD6 Fortuner wanted

    Hi Marco,
    I'm interested. I’ve sent dm to you. Maybe your number and I can call you?
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    Re: LukeHawk's Fortuner Diary

    Hi LukeHawk,
    I’m considering the the same, to remove the third row seats (well more like get Toyota to do it, as I’m not very technical and wouldn’t want to mess something up). On a thread somewhere...
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    Re: Thule Wingbar for GD6 Fortuner wanted

    Me too please? :-)
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    Re: Which tyre for 95% tar - Hilux ?

    Hi,
    The OEM fitment from Toyota for those are the Dunlop AT20 or AT25.
    They’re good for your use (or else wouldn’t be OEM :-) and I still have them on my Fortuner, same size). You should get...
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    Re: Thule Wingbar for GD6 Fortuner available

    Interested. Sent you a direct message. Please let me know if received?
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    Re: Which connector is this?

    Looks like the trickle charger plug. Similar/Same as the optimate ones... Maybe.
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    Re: Fortuner GD-6 - Service plan or not

    So I did an aftermarket warranty extension to cover for the service plan duration i.e. 90000km/9 services (there has been an extension on the number or years from Toyota).
    I too think the service...
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    Re: Firestone Destination No more!

    Tyres and More Woodmead has loads
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    Fortuner Re: Battery "Main Crank Battery"

    If you’re not running anything extra, confirm with Toyota what the original standard size was and replace with that same size I would say :-)
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    Re: Firestone Destination No more!

    Check with Halfway Toyota Fourways (I got no affiliation to them just that I am a customer also), I late 2020 got a really good deal on the same Dunlop’s with them.

    Don’t know where you’re located
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    Re: Fortuner rear seat removal

    Try to possibly find an accident damaged one at a scrapyard... Just a thought offhand.
    will keep in mind, looking to remove my third row seats soon also.
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    Re: Fox Shocks for Prado 120.

    Am I reading correctly, R65k? That’s half a Prado 120
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    Fortuner battery (2.8 GD6 4x4 auto)

    Hello all,
    I need your opinions and guidance please. I need to change the battery on my 2017 Fortuner 2.8 GD6 4x4 Auto. The options are;
    Toyota - R1500 (same same)
    Exide - R1600 (same same)
    Exide...
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    Sticky: Re: Post a photo of your Ford / Mazda here

    What a beaut!!! Model, specs please?
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Ford Everest 2.0 XLT 4X4 AT Sport 20" Wheels

    Get it like that if you can!!! .... lol
    There’s many guys that will buy those BFG’s off you and they do cost a small fortune (and I’ve heard they’re very worth it). And then buy what suits your...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Ford Everest 2.0 XLT 4X4 AT Sport 20" Wheels

    Oooooo the Raptor rims will look amazing. checkout the link below, I did a quick search on OLX and found this one ad.

    I've found this on OLX. What do you think? Ford Raptor Mags/Tyres...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Ford Everest 2.0 XLT 4X4 AT Sport 20" Wheels

    Im quite certain the 20”s still cost more. Just as a matter of interest call in to the parts department and ask them for the price on the both (don’t mention anything more than that lol).
    Ultimately...
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    Ford & Mazda Re: Ford Everest 2.0 XLT 4X4 AT Sport 20" Wheels

    Note the cost on the 20”s are a lot more than the 18”s. You could have some cash in hand when swooping to 18”s.
    Make sure rolling circumference is identical. You don’t want to mess with gear ratios...
  25. Thread: Troopy back

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    Re: Troopy back

    But it is the engine that drives it all. Not saying that a bakkie/bakkie based suv is better, I’m saying in even keeping the same chassis and shape of the vehicle upgrade the engine at the least....
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    Re: Troopy back

    We may be on a 3rd world continent that doesn’t mean to continue to give us ancient iron blocks under the bonnets. These burn tons of fuel which we also get ripped of on. And further get ripped off...
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    Sticky: Re: Toyota Pictures

    I hope and pray all occupants are ok.

    Would like to know what was hit in the accident.
  28. Re: Hilux Mako -a thing of beauty, I like it a lot!

    I reaeeeeeeally want one now...
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    Re: New 2021 Prado with D4D 2.8 not GD6

    I guess a case of TSA not thinking it through completely...lol. They should have “updated” that cover to state GD6. That machine making D4D has stamped out millions already.
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    Re: Troopy back

    Nee man... those engines are not primitive, they were made even before the mountains were placed on earth. Yes I know very controversial for this forum. A 4.2 guzzler produce 96kw, eish, Africa...
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    Re: Tanka Karoo NP accommodation options.

    I’d assume the bees could/would be just before, during, after the flowers season i.e. Aug to Oct.

    I was there in Dec ‘20. Stayed at Elandsberg. Really amazing accommodation. Can’t comment on the...
  32. Re: Hilux Mako -a thing of beauty, I like it a lot!

    Daaaaaaamn!!! A Toyota “Raptor”, I want one too!!!
    Based on new Hilux prices, this would be +R1m.
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    Fortuner Re: Toyota Fortuner buying guide?

    Yes it is, what a beaut. And has that black strip boot sill protector already on.
    Once again, all the best...
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    Fortuner Re: Toyota Fortuner buying guide?

    A good extra is that black strip on the back bumper, I think it’s called a boot sill protector. A must I think.
    I’ve put on the bonnet guard and the side window wind shields. All not for the...
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    Fortuner Re: Toyota Fortuner buying guide?

    Congratulations on an awesome vehicle. Wishing you completely all safe and trouble free kilometres with many good memories made.
    Please post some pics when you receive it?
    What extras you have on...
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