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    Re: Rotisserie motor - I need a good one

    We have bought a couple over the years and so far all working well.

    Try

    https://bircraft.co.za
  2. Re: Costs of owning a Toyota Landcruiser 105 4.5EFI

    Don't suppose we could be told who did the repairs?
  3. Re: Ordered license disc, got letter fron SANRAL for E-toll fees.

    Before the e-tolls I could drive to work without any tolls on the way.

    They then take an existing highway and widen it and want me to pay to use the same roads I have been using for free. You may...
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    Re: 4.5 land cruisers - Consumption?

    1996 80 GX Carb model.

    5.0 - 5.5 km/l driving around town.
    6.7 km/l Open road at 110km/h.

    With a head wind it drops to about 5.5 on the open road.

    Since putting Maxxis AT980 on from the...
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    Re: Land Cruiser Brakes

    Not in the North, but my go to guy is Ralph at TOYO SERVICE CENTRE in Krugerdorp.
    If all else fails give him a try.
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    Re: makro store Strubens

    They have been open but the wait outside the door has been quite long so I have not gone.
    Not prepared to wait to get in.
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    Re: Land cruiser 80 4.2 price

    Mine is a 96 but 4.5 Petrol.
    Only about 250k on the clock now.
    When I was looking I found 2 of them with the same so called mileage.
    One looked like a chicken coup.
    Everything worn.
    The other...
  8. Re: Would you help someone in distress? My story….

    Not all us TOY drivers are knobs.

    Was in a Big 5 Reserve a while back, drove up on a parked vehicle on a very quiet side road.
    Saw a young couple standing outside their vehicle and the lady...
  9. Re: Would you help someone in distress? My story….

    This saved me when forgetting my lights on once.
    Just pushed the button on the controller and started.
    Batteries have been fine for over 3 years.

    Wired in a buzzer to warn me when leaving them...
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    Re: Toyota scam alert

    So what happens if you take your vehicle for a service to a dealer and it gets stolen from them.
    Keys also missing as some of them leave them in the ignition.
    Person arrives to collect the vehicle...
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    Re: Cederberg burnt out Disco

    My Cruiser is very unreliable, the damn thing can’t drive past a fuel station.
    I tried setting it alight but with no fuel, it wouldn’t burn!!!
    Also has a bloody mind of it’s own when it sees...
  12. Re: 2007 100 4.7 VX Rear wheel/axle bearing replacement

    Ralph at Toyo does my 80. Always been happy!!!
  13. Re: Where can i buy 100 series side/park lights

    What about geminiparts.co.za
  14. Thread: Pilansberg

    by LenArtman
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    Re: Pilansberg

    We did a day trip to the park on Sunday.
    Took a drive through Bakgatla and asked one of the campers how it is.
    Said it was very busy but of the people had left the Sunday morning.
    It still looked...
  15. Re: For Sale : 2006 Land Cruiser 100 VX X8 in MINT NICK

    Awesome looking 100 pity I love my 80 too much!!!!
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    Re: Removing a solar panel from caravan roof.

    Find an engineering shop that welds with CO2 Stainless Wire. Ask for a piece of wire.
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    Re: Greek Souvla Braai

    Back then it was in the region of 18K
  18. Re: Is kar parte steel van iemand se kar nou 'n ding

    I have seen cars from Moz with the vehicle Reg No. sandblasted on most removable parts like lights, mirrors and even windows etc.
    Also knew a guy whose side mirrors were swiped in Maputo. On going...
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    Re: High density polystyrene

    Try Insulpro.
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    Re: Spiral Pipe Bending

    Thanks

    Will look them up and go see them.
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    Re: Spiral Pipe Bending

    Good Morning Heinz

    Stainless Steel Pipe
    Pipe OD approx 19mm
    Thickness 1.2mm
    Spiral OD about 250mm to 300mm
    As for the pitch, was hoping it could be done from tight circle gradually opening...
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    Spiral Pipe Bending

    Where in the JHB area can one bend or roll Stainless Steel Pipe in a Spiral shape.
    Much like the black PVC pipe they roll for heating of pools.
    Alternatively bending it in a continuous long type...
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    Re: Petrol from Maun to Kasane

    I use Ralph at TOYO Service Centre.
    He has always done well with mine and came highly recommended.
    http://www.toyoservicecentre.co.za/
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    Re: Petrol from Maun to Kasane

    I have the same vehicle and would recommend a good Tune up at least a month before your trip.
    Mine became heavy over a 4 year period and I was averaging around 5km per Litre on the open road and...
  25. Re: Land Cruiser 80-Series GURU required. Also some advice...

    Check the exhaust system. Mine was still the std one it came out with and it snapped clean on a rusted joint on a recent trip to Sani. Trying to find someone to repair it on a long weekend was not...
  26. Re: Land Cruiser 80-Series GURU required. Also some advice...

    Hi Fliboy

    I have a 1996 4500 80 Series.

    I use Ralph at Toyo Service Centre in Krugersdorp.
    He has always serviced my vehicle and seems to be well regarded in the Cruiser industry.
    Their...
  27. Thread: Peg hammers

    by LenArtman
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    Re: Peg hammers

    Find the steel shaft ones twist in your hand.
    Bought a
    MASTERCRAFT 60MM Dead blow Hammer

    Never looked back.
    Has some kind of Inertia center.
    Find fellow campers coming to loan mine all the...
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    Grand Cherokee Re: Bonnet gas "struts"

    Not Sure how far you are from them but these guys do the gaslifts and pump to your required pressure.
    I use their JHB Branch.

    McNAUGHTAN'S CAPETOWN:
    Jonathan Kent: +27 (0)...
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    Re: Greek Souvla Braai

    Price was ridiculous.
    I fell off my chair when I gave it to him!!!!
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    Re: Greek Souvla Braai

    Built a stainless Steel version for a good customer.

    He loved it.
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    Re: Hilux dropped me Saterday night!!!

    Bloody Toyota!

    Mine makes up for it.

    When I fill my 150l tank the reserve light goes on as I leave the petrol station.
    This is great because I have to plan my route from station to station....
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    Re: Hilux running HOT

    Unfortunately I wasn't with when he had it checked.
    Also vehicle is gone.
    With him not being very mechanical orientated I think he relied on what he was told.
    Got sick of throwing money at it and...
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    Re: Hilux running HOT

    Was part of the Radiator check.
    Radiator was removed, cleaned & pressure test done.
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    Re: Hilux running HOT

    Problem was never solved and it was traded in on a new model.
    I suppose the EGT would have been the next thing to check?
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    Re: Movie Shoot on Sani Pass Road

    Hi Devon

    We went up on Sunday, our first but not last time.
    Still busy but I think better than Sat.
    As you mentioned Pass was not very trying but fun anyway.

    With us there was a truck...
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