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    Re: Long range tank for hilux

    Only issue is the Range on the computer that is no longer accurate
    I comfortably get between 1200 and 1400km between fill-ups with my Aux Tank installed - I normally work on 1200km range and when...
  2. Re: The Hilux fred: Starting with a blank canvas

    Daar begin dit...
    Een van die dae kry jy 10km/L en he thy bumper en winch en al sulke lekker dinge op :-)
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    Re: What tyre size Hilux Legend 50

    The 65 with higher profile will give you a bit of lift, however you will sacrifice some power
    All depends on the application, if you go off road regularly the higher sidewall gives a more...
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    Re: 24v Chargers?

    Agree with the BX2, Alternatively get a simple Solar charge controller and a panel or two? Most charge controllers can do 12V and 24V
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    Re: 220v AC or 12v DC?

    All 12V and add a Solar Charger / 220V charger for when 220V is available for Camping setup...
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    Re: Land cruiser 105 series advice

    I have more Mods on mine than most, but I bought it with most of the stuff fitted already:
    2003 Model with just over 180,000km on the clock
    ARB Replacement bumper with Winch
    Dual battery system -...
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    Re: Land cruiser 105 series advice

    The 105 does not cost a lot to maintain, I would say no more than a Hilux or Fortuner - from my experience anyway... You can do a lot yourself, it is not a complicated vehicle to work on. As with any...
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    Re: Land Cruiser 80 or 105

    The 80 you had various diesel versions, if you can get an 80 1HD-T or 1HH-FT that would be first prise
    105 Diesel was only the 1HZ, and I believe the gearbox is different to the ones in the 80, the...
  9. Re: IFS Hilux: Cheap and "buggered" vs expensive and showroom

    My opinion, if you want to go diesel, avoid the IFS - rather look at the D4D or newer shapes, example would be the 2.5D4D - much lighter on fuel and more power than the KZ-TE...
    Buying an old Diesel...
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    Re: Vacuum sealers, what to buy?

    https://lava-sa.co.za/
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    Re: Your Diesel: RPM at 120km/h

    Hilux 2.8 GD6 Manual 1800RPM @ 120 in 6th gear
  12. Re: Report: Aux battery in the engine bay w/ a DCDC charger, overheating

    I have my battery and DC-DC charger (WRND) under the Bonnet with no problems
    However, if the Heat is a serious problem for the DC to DC charger, why not put the battery under the bonnet and the DC...
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    Re: Stockpoort Border Post

    Operational yes, crossed on Monday
    No issues at all...
    Road between Lephalale and Stockpoort has many Potholes, dirt road otherside Stockpoort is not bad at all
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    Re: 2.8 Hilux DC 4x4 suspension

    Fox, can't go wrong and they can install with zero lift
  15. Re: New NL Battery Box - The All in One Solution??

    Petri the box will work for your intended application
    If price is not a major issue, go for it
  16. Re: New NL Battery Box - The All in One Solution??

    Petri, you can build a nice box yourself for less
    I have the following:
    1 x High Lid Ammo Box
    2 x 105Ah Batteries, in the Box
    1 x 1000W pure Sine Wave Intverter
    1 x 20A WRND DC to DC Charger...
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    Re: LC 80 GX Series Spacers??

    Sal vanmiddag by jou draai kom maak
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    Re: LC 80 GX Series Spacers??

    Petri the Coils from the 76 will fit in the front, rear you will have to look at either other coils or spacers
    With Solid Axles and spacers, the thickness of the spacer equals the lift, i.e. 30mm...
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    Re: Tow bar height Toyota GD-6

    He has a Revo Bumper as well
    I have the Revo and one of those bumpers fitted, very happy with it
    Uys did a thread - "Hilux, Starting with a Blank Canvas" which has many photos and pics, including...
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    Re: Tow bar height Toyota GD-6

    Fit a Stofpad 4x4 Rear Bumper...
    www.stofpad4x4.co.za
  21. Re: 97 Cruiser GX 80 Diesel vs 98 Nissan Patrol GL 4500

    Net so... ;D
    Pad was darrem frustrerend vanoggend met daai rye en rye trokke wat so stadig ry...
  22. Re: 97 Cruiser GX 80 Diesel vs 98 Nissan Patrol GL 4500

    Petri, true, the Land Cruisers you pay a lot more, but on the Flip side, when you sell you also get a lot more...
    The Patrolls are excellent value for money in my opinion, you get a lot of car for...
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    Re: 2005 WLT overheated, help please

    If it overheated there is a very real chance that the cylinder head is cracked...
    Very difficult to diagnose, depending on where the crack is, but if it uses water, then it is almost certain where...
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    Re: To part or not to part,

    Phone places like Ultimate 4x4 (Barrie Drendt) and N1 4x4 and see what they will offer you, then make a call from there...
    sometimes, even though you will get less money, the hassle of stripping and...
  25. Re: Hilux Accessories Special _ AmadaXtreme

    Cobus, het julle nie special op Hilux Revo Front Replacement bumper nie?
    Stuur asb PM
    Thanks
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    Re: Grid Tied Solar

    My Meter does not charge for reverse, however does not reverse either, during the day the meter stands still, no power consumed (via meter), although I am using the solar...
    I got the 405W Canadian...
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    Re: 265/70/17 A/T Tyre advice

    I have Cooper ST Maxx on currently, done 100,000 km with them and still going
    No punctures or any issues whatsoever
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    Re: Grid tied system

    What I intend doing with my system once I have added batteries, is to set the batteries to only dischage 30% while the Grid, and to allow discharge to 80% when off Grid, so effectively from 30% to...
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    Re: Grid tied system

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/320385-Grid-Tied-Solar
  30. Re: Help me - Alternative to 265/70/16 Size??

    Petri, die 255/85R16 (33") sal goed werk, veral as jy smaller tyres soek - hulle is baie naby aan selfde hoogte as 285/75R16 (33"). 235/85R16 en 265/75R16 is viralle praktiese doeleindes dieselfde...
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    Re: Cruiser vs Hilux

    Koop die Cruiser, jy sal nie weer so geleentheid kry om amper straight swap te maak met jou hilux nie
    As jy gaan sleep sou ek ook ratkas en als net so los op die cruiser, jy gaan anyway nie 130km/h...
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    Re: Least Depreciated SUV's

    This is surely in the USA?
    In SA, you will struggle to top the Land Cruiser for resale Value...
    As example, at work, we purchased a 79 series single Cab in 2011, paid 327,000 (EX VAT), in 2016 we...
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    Re: Hilux GD6 2.8 dune driving

    To disable traction control and stability control, press the traction control switch and hold it down for approx 5 seconds, it is then disabled, if you just press is and do not hold it down, then it...
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    Re: Hilux Auxiliary fuel tank

    Also try Burnco
  35. Re: The Hilux fred: Starting with a blank canvas

    Same reason you have an insurance policy, plus at the cost, it is really a no-brainer...
    Uys, I assume you also took the 8 year unlimited km option?
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