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    Sticky: Re: Toyota Pictures

    Your cruiser is BEAUTIFUL [emoji4]
  2. Re: Our Hilux Build...will update as we progress

    Has been a while since the last updates...watch this space tomorrow (late) for next installment ;)
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    Re: Gd6: Decent Control

    So why the sarcasm? ...or did I miss read you?

    ...is there something wrong asking the people who know...and are also more than happy to share their knowledge?
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    Re: Steering wheel leather

    Guys speak to Meyer Grobbelaar...he lives in Pretoria East and specialises in refurbing old and recovering new SUV and PICKUP steering wheels...better than OE...

    His number 0823982604

    Cheers
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    Re: Gd6: Decent Control

    Thank you...never too old to learn hehehehe
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    Gd6: Decent Control

    Hi Guys...

    Me again...learning a lot about this gd6...

    Today my son and I took the hilux on a 4x4 track...approaching a steep decline I pushed the DECENT CONTROL button to see how it...
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    Re: 2018 Gd6 2.8 Rim PCD?

    Yeah 18" again as I have brand new KO2 fitted...would just look at 4 rims...depending if I could trade/sell my OE rims for a good price...
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    2018 Gd6 2.8 Rim PCD?

    Hey guys...

    Plse help...have googled etc and get conflicting info...

    What is the PCD for the 2.8 gd6 hilux? ...mine is fitted with 18" mags same as Fortuner...

    Then, if fitting aftermarket...
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    Re: LC V8 LX - What do you recommend

    Please tell us why switching the EGR off in the ECU mapping is not successful?
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    Re: LC V8 LX - What do you recommend

    The EGR can literally be switched off when remapping the ECU...they tend to get stuck in the open position due to oily sludge build up and when this happens you have a permanent error lightup on your...
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    Re: LC V8 LX - What do you recommend

    Please...if you are gonna be doing overlanding and dirt road driving, LEAVE THE K&N filter...it is just not worth the engine damage you might pick up...

    In my humble opinion, I would do the RACOR...
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    Trailer Anti-sway on gd6

    Hi Guys...

    So our GD6 Hilux's towing plug was not working...toyota confirmed it is their system meaning if working should have anti-sway...

    Took the hilux back to where we bought it and they...
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    Re: Gd6 auto box remap

    Interesting...
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    Re: Gd6 Hilux Leafspring Packs

    Nope just said they have done a few already...
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    Re: Gd6 Hilux Leafspring Packs

    So the leafsprings were replaced yesterday under warranty by toyota Menlyn and I must say you can see the difference!!!

    I am now waiting to get our canopy and have it fitted, the binslider fitted...
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    Re: Gd6 Hilux Leafspring Packs

    So Toyota have agreed that they need to replace the leaf springs after assessing my bakkie this morning and have ordered the new spring packs. Should be here by Wednesday.

    Will update again once...
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    Re: The mighty new "FACELIFTED" 2021 Fortuner

    My gd6 (albeit hilux) is remapped and figures are 164kw and 549NM
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    Re: Gd6 Hilux Leafspring Packs

    Yeah agreed...when we still had the 4.2 1hz 76 it had service plan till 180k km and I serviced it @ Menlyn Toyota...the guy I always dealt with's name is KJ...he really went the extra mile to do what...
  19. Re: Our Hilux Build...will update as we progress

    So what have we done since the last update...

    1. Fitted tailgate eazy down gas shock

    2. Rubber mats (front)

    3. 76mm free flow - fitted it myself tonight...learnt whole lot of new stuff...
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    Re: Gd6 Hilux Leafspring Packs

    My hilux is booked in on Monday for the leaves...will gove feedback after.
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    Re: Gd6 Hilux Leafspring Packs

    Well I don't have ANYTHING on the back yet and it sagged!!!

    Toyota Menlyn said this morning they replaced a few of them under warranty...so hopefully mine too...omce done I am having an extra leaf...
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    Re: Gd6 Hilux Leafspring Packs

    So I was at Toyota Menlyn amd they say they have had a few hilux gd6 in with leaf springs that have sagged and were replaced under warranty.

    Just looking at my bakkie in the parking lot they said...
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    Re: Gd6 Hilux Leafspring Packs

    Well we have NOTHING on the back yet and it is hanging...

    There is a canopy, loadbin slider, 3rd battery in NL box and my 40L engel which will be on the back permanently...
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    Re: Gd6 Hilux Leafspring Packs

    I have only had the bakkie now for a month and it has 60k km on...have looked at many other same model hilixes with std suspension and mine has definately sagged!!

    Yeah if toyota don't want to...
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    Gd6 Hilux Leafspring Packs

    Hi guys...

    Obviously I will call toyota tomorrow, just thought I'd ask here so long.

    Does toyota have various options of leaf spring packs available for the gd6 hilux? E.g. heavy, medium and...
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    Re: Long range tank "issues"

    Thanks for all the replies!!

    ...yeah so I zerod the TripA meter amd recorded the TOTAL kilometer reading and will drive this tank until it is aa empty aa possible without stalling and then know...
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    Sticky: Re: Toyota Pictures

    Took the caravan around the block to keep everything greased...https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200615/55ed1c0cfb8817be07ae55b8c51db0ba.jpg
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    Long range tank "issues"

    Hi Guys...

    Want to ask the guys who know about long range tanks and the gd6 2.8 hilux...

    So no problem per sť but the hilux's range meter is totally confused...

    The hilux has an 80L FR long...
  29. Re: Our Hilux Build...will update as we progress

    Wahaaha...you are funny!!!
  30. Re: Hilux Gd6 Issues to be aware of all owners

    Thanks for this info Bryan!!!
  31. Re: Our Hilux Build...will update as we progress

    Thanks...yeah I think it came out very nicely!!

    The guys who did it are Ink Monkey, they are in Centurion...
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    Re: What tyre size Hilux Legend 50

    ...aplogies I actually did mean the flywheel [emoji2957]

    I did look a few other hiluxes some almost brand new and a few about the same age as mine and all had a very noticeably 'higher' stance...
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    Re: What tyre size Hilux Legend 50

    Thanks for your reply!!

    So my truck has been remapped (no funds for exhaust but no CAT) and my figures are 164kw and 550NM on the rear wheels so very happy with that...

    I travel a lot and...
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    Re: What tyre size Hilux Legend 50

    So what extra power has your toyota got now? ...remapped? ...exhaust?

    What are the figures?

    Regarding your suspension setup...were you not happy with the extended shackles?
  35. Re: Our Hilux Build...will update as we progress

    Well...just because the guy who does the mapping supports our ministry...he mapped our cruiser and offered to do the hilux...:-)

    Yeah on most of our trips I will either have our offroad caravan or...
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