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    Re: Hilux 4x4 Airbag clock spring repair

    Tried Goldwagen, from Namibia and they reported that not even SA have stock.
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    Re: Hilux radio issues

    Good to hear, glad that it is now resolved.
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    Re: Hilux radio issues

    Hi Bains,

    Not sure which software version you are on, but I have also checked mine, and for the life of me I can also not find the reset setting.

    Only reset option is: Menu -> General ->...
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    Re: Hilux radio issues

    Its a pleasure Bains, but please let me know if this helped, just for interest sake...
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    Re: Hilux radio issues

    Hi There,

    Reset the radio by doing the following.

    1. Headlight switch in off position
    2. Switch key to acc and wait for radio to power on past the toyota logo
    3. press and hold the "media"...
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    Re: WARTHOG - I intruduce to you!

    For those of you interested, I can post pics of the build, start to finish.
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    Re: WARTHOG - I intruduce to you!

    Baie dankie
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    Re: WARTHOG - I introduce to you!

    We can also supply to South-Africa, transport is available if we send a few units.
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    Re: WARTHOG - I intruduce to you!

    we can however customise it to your needs :)
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    Re: WARTHOG - I intruduce to you!

    Hi There,

    there is a vent on the top, included in the build, better to have that open on a dusty road, to pressurise the canopy and keep dust out. 35 were built and fitted to amarok and hilux...
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    Re: WARTHOG - I introduce to you!

    Depends on what you fit, in terms of windows, sliding and solid window options are available for the front, sides and rear.

    You can think in terms of around 27k, estimated on a double cab canopy,...
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    WARTHOG - I introduce to you!

    Hi everyone, I am proudly introducing the WARTHOG aluminum canopy to you, built in Namibia, tested for Namibian conditions, at a lower price. Lekker vlakvark!

    Load tested and all!

    Please...
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    Buying advice - 3.0 D4D

    Hi Everyone,
    I am in the market for a 3.0 D4D Hilux in a few months, double cab 4x4.

    I am still deciding between the auto or the manual, and would like some advice on which one to choose....
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    Discovery 1 Re: V8 3.5 Poor Performance

    Noted, Thanks for all for the advice, I will try the advice and post the results
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    Discovery 1 Re: V8 3.5 Poor Performance

    Haha "the beast" which I refer more to as the rust bucket / turd :)

    It's been standing outside in the mist and salt at the coast for almost 2 years, roof ruster hole through, hole rusted at rear...
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    Discovery 1 Re: V8 3.5 Poor Performance

    I highly doubt it, brand new free flow exhaust, double pipes from exhaust manifolds all the way to the tips... running from manufolds 8-4-2 setup (8 on manifolds, 4 from manifold flanges, 2 pipes at...
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    Discovery 1 Re: V8 3.5 Poor Performance

    Thanks, you are spot on with "sounds great but goes like shite"

    Swopping out cam would mean removing the rad, grill, etc to be able to pull the cam out right? or is engine removal required?

    I...
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    Discovery 1 Re: V8 3.5 Poor Performance

    I have not done a fuel pressure test, but i can smell petrol from the exhaust when trying to push the pedal to the metal, i doubt fuel supply can be an issue, but i might be wrong.
    Before replacing...
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    Discovery 1 Re: V8 3.5 Poor Performance

    Thanks for the advice.

    Just to give some background on the car.

    It was performing good until a top gasket went faulty (rusted through coolant port to nr8 cylinder). The previous owner gave up...
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    Discovery 1 V8 3.5 Poor Performance

    Hi Everyone.

    So I am having poor performance on my V8 Disco 1 3.5, no EFI anymore, it's got a 38/38 Weber Carb.

    I have done the following:

    1. Replaced all spark plugs, HT leads, distributor...
  21. Discovery 1 Re: No Spark while cranking, only when cranking stops

    Thanks Everyone for your help...

    Yesterday I found the problem :)

    After much time troubleshooting, I decided to go with the advice posted here to add a push button for start, so I removed the...
  22. Thread: No spark on V8

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    Discovery 1 Re: No spark on V8

    I had the same issue, not sure if it will be the same in your case, but thanks to the helpful guys on the forum, I was advised that the ignition acts up on the disco 1, I had no spark while cranking...
  23. Discovery 1 Re: No Spark while cranking, only when cranking stops

    Thanks everyone, Will give your suggestions a go.

    Just some info:

    1. Battery brand new, i can see the green charged indicator on the battery
    2. When it idles, i can remove the temp bat + to...
  24. Discovery 1 No Spark while cranking, only when cranking stops

    Hi Everyone,

    In a bit of a "kop krapper" here. ???

    I replaced the head gaskets on the Disco1 v8 3.5. After that i could not get it running and started investigating, found that there was no...
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    Discovery 1 Re: 3.5 V8 to Ford 2.5tdi conversion?

    Have you managed to get the rev counter working? if yes, how did you do it?
    I have the pre-facelift disco1 still with the v8 engine, it was converted from efi to carb and rev counter not working,...
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    Re: My vrou se nuwe bakkie

    Nou wonder ek nou net vir interresantheid, kom ons veronderstel dat die service intervals elke 15 000 km of een jaar is.
    As die waarborg dan nou in 2015 begin loop het, en hy nie vir die amper 2...
  27. Thread: Got me a Disco1

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    Discovery 1 Re: Got me a Disco1

    I found this VIN decoder on the internet -> https://www.vindecoderz.com

    It shows that my Landy did come with EFI, but manufatured date = 1989

    So if it did in fact come with EFI the conversion...
  28. Thread: Got me a Disco1

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    Discovery 1 Re: Got me a Disco1

    Thanks AboutAfrica, Nick's is just around the corner from my work, Will give him a visit when all the mechanics are sorted. The speedo shows 142 000 km, not sure if still working, will see when i...
  29. Thread: Got me a Disco1

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    Discovery 1 Re: Got me a Disco1

    So here are the pics, as i mentioned, she is in rough shape, but still worth working on

    1. I had the battery on charge for 48 hours, it is scrap. Its got the exite 638 batter in, what will be the...
  30. Thread: Got me a Disco1

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    Discovery 1 Re: Got me a Disco1

    Thanks Annette, i hope you can read the vin from the pic.
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    Discovery 1 Re: Got me a Disco1

    Thanks for the info gents, If I recall I did read somewhere about an LE and SE, I don't recall having emblems on the back, but mine comes with elec windows and the auto box. But bear with me gents,...
  32. Thread: Got me a Disco1

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    Discovery 1 Re: Got me a Disco1

    The one I have is the picture on the left, so that is the pre-facelift model?
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    Discovery 1 Re: Got me a Disco1

    Will post tonight for sure, the car is in pretty bad shape, but a solid foundation for a project.
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    Discovery 1 Re: Got me a Disco1

    @Copped, Thanks for the info, I will take pics tonight and post on the forum. Yesterday got a bit too late as we have started daylight savings in Namibia so at 6pm it is almost dark already
    ...
  35. Thread: Got me a Disco1

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    Discovery 1 Got me a Disco1

    So, Disco 1 was delivered yesterday, It was not used for more than a year, I would like some advice on what to check / look out for before driving it around looking for issues etc.

    Some things i...
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