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    Re: Toyota Hilux - Manual or Automatic

    Congrats!, I recently got the second manual 2.8. We now drive the Fortuner and Hilux, both manual 4x4 and I love them both....again this is 100% based on personal choice and I must say I do like the...
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    Re: Camping coffee: share your preferred way

    Cool photo....and winner Bialetti combo
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    Re: Canopy : Rhinoman or RSI??

    Ek dink nie die bietjie stof wat daar inwaai is ter vergelyke met dit wat inkom as jy nie positiewe druk het nie?....ek wonder sommer
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    Re: Bush Lapa : experience HIS beauty @

    Dankie Frans, ek kan net se WOW!
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    Changed Fortuner for Hilux

    Hi Grumbles, all the best with the hunting. Sold my FT accidentally as I only asked the service manager if they know of someone looking for one they should let me know...hour later got a call and the...
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    Re: Changed Fortuner for Hilux

    Dankie Uys...ek kry paar goeie idees op jou Blank Canvas Hilux. Sien baie uit na die journey.
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    Re: Changed Fortuner for Hilux

    Great, yes the Fortuner was epic off road with shorter wheelbase and permanent 4wheeldrive. The Hilux is quite a bit longer...jussst fit into my garage [emoji15] and I will have to get use to the...
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    Re: Changed Fortuner for Hilux

    Baie dankie!, ja ek sien uit. Alreeds besig met beplanning vir Junie/Julie Kaokoveld trip.

    I just love the manual transmission, my wife's Fortuner (same engine/gearbox) is already a favorite on...
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    Changed Fortuner for Hilux

    So I did it, changed my trusted 2007 Fortuner D4D 4x4 MT with a 2017 Hilux 2.8 GD6 4x4 MT. Was it the right decision?, I don't know...what do I hope for?...to make new memories with the Hilux so...
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    Re: AL-KO Steadies on a Bush Lapa

    Fitted mine before December's 2 week camp and it works great. Little effort for great impact. Fitted mine on the outer side and they fold (just) in towards the A-frame.
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    Re: Solar Upgrade to Miskruier

    I will also suggest you get two MPPTs. I've been on two trips where my one DC-DC packs up and I had to rely on the "spare" to get me through the trip. Can vouch for the Victron units...that spare...
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    Re: Bush Lapa Miskruier review

    Gebruik my volledige stel seile slegs as ons Desember lank staan andersins meestens die een by die stoof, maar meeste net die wing. Het nie geiser of stort nie (het sommer een van daai pop-up jobbies...
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    Re: Bush Lapa Miskruier review

    Yes fitted both sides front. Got them from Alko in Montague Gardens...I bought the taller ones, extending to 720 mm.
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    Re: Bush Lapa Miskruier review

    Alko steadies fitted, know a lot has done it previously but I still thought Iíd share the photos....
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    Discovery 3 Re: What vehicle after a Landrover

    Iíve had my 2007 Fortuner now from early 2009 and got it with 25000km on the clock. After 10years (closer to 11years) and 200000km basically driving 99% of those kms myself the vehicle has performed...
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    Re: Hilux 3.0 clutch slipping?

    Interesting solution, couple years ago I replaced my 3.0 d4d FT's clutch due to slippage....the only sign of wear (after removing the gearbox and clutch) was glazing on the clutch. The mechanic said...
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    Re: 2015 Hilux Legend 45 auto

    Nope, white with tonneau cover. No extras just the normal chrome fittings. But at this moment I will only consider it if it is a bargain (the seller haven't given me a price yet, fiend of...
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    Re: 2015 Hilux Legend 45 auto

    Thanks, this is one of my concerns...the manual has just served me so well and I enjoy the gearbox in both the 3.0 and 2.8 solo and while towing.
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    2015 Hilux Legend 45 auto

    Hi all, I'm considering selling my 2007 Fortuner (manual) and replacing it with a Hilux...not specifically the 2015 Legend 45..but it came on my path.

    I'm not a auto fan per say (I liked my wife's...
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    Re: Hilux/Fortuner GD series problems...

    Hi Christa, mine are now at 40k km and I've lost one tyre at 16k km...just replaced it like for like due to budget. Then basically used the spare with the new tyre at the back. I can't wait for the...
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    Re: Bush Lapa : experience HIS beauty @

    Welcome, you made a great choice...BL brand is awesome to be a part of and look forward seeing you on the road.

    Our Miskruier is firmly part of our family...so enjoy the new member of your family!
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    Re: Bush Lapa Miskruier review

    Still like the combined 100mm higher box fitted to my Miskruier. Jerry cans can fit inside the box plus a lot of other stuff, incl a bigger gas bottle. I can even fit the 3x3m canvas tent poles is...
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    Re: Fortuner Fuel Consumption Comparison

    Auto vs manual I think. In thick sand youíll have quite a bit of torque converter slip translating to higher fuel consumption...
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    Re: The Hilux fred: Starting with a blank canvas

    Uys, will you swop again if you were in the position? Are you missing the FT or was it a good swop to the 2.4 Hilux? Iím getting to a point where Iím considering selling my trusted FT and Iím...
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    Re: Bush lapa miskruier review

    We again had an awesome overland trip from Cpt to Wildcoast and back. Camped for 14 nights and traveled the rough gravel roads and some of the eco 4x4 trails with BL824 always behind the trusted FT...
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    Re: Reversing a trailer ??

    Jip like that...
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    Re: Reversing a trailer ??

    Farmer told me years ago one rule..."follow the trailer", works for me for the past 20 odd years. Very simple and very effective.
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    Re: CTek D to DC charger

    Will be returning my WRND to 4x4 Direct soon as it failed this holiday on our Wildcoast trip. Had to rely on my trusted Victron MPPT regulator and function without the vehicle dc-dc charge option....
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    Re: Bush Lapa Miskruier review

    Het lank gevat voor ek daarby uitgekom het, maar hy is gefit...dankie vir die fotos en voorstelle. Stainless steel gland...sal nog met water toets of hy dig seel.
  30. Thread: Bush Lapa mods

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    Re: Bush Lapa mods

    Toe ek my Miskruier BL824 bestel het, het ek ook 16duim wiele opgesit met 20mm offset. BL het toe die as verander na 'n langer as om seker net clearance tussen die wiel en die chassis te kry...maar...
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    Re: After market suspension for 200vx

    I don't have a Cruiser but installed progressive coils in my 2007 Fortuner years ago (Mikem) and have never looked back. Good ride when unladen and progressively gets firmer when loaded or a...
  32. Thread: Bush Lapa mods

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    Re: Bush Lapa mods

    Dankie Michael en Jaco :)
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    Re: Bush Lapa mods

    Makes sense, thanks Michael....I have not thought of that.
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    Re: Bush Lapa mods

    I was wondering if anyone has fitted a recovery point to a Miskruier (or any BL)? This is just to give the van a gentle pull if required perhaps from the back in a sticky situation.

    Could not...
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    Re: Bush Lapa : experience HIS beauty @

    Baie geluk Voetpomp...geniet die wa!
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