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  1. Fortuner Re: 2012 Fortuner d4d - 200,000km - now what?

    I have the 2012 4x4 auto Fortuner and did my waterpump at 148000km as it was giving a slight coolant spray on the cambelt cover and it was just before December holidays last year. Not that difficult...
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    Re: Labour Lawyer - Cape Town

    Contact Corne Neethling on 072 245 7699. I can highly recommend him.
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    Re: Toyota Hilux 2.0VVTI Head Gasket

    Thanks gents for the input. Oppies, I'll give Reo a call and chat about options.

    Won't mind doing the job myself (and have done numerous Opels in the past - what a pain in the back side!) but as...
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    Re: Toyota Hilux 2.0VVTI Head Gasket

    Jip, as soon as I get the bakkie back I'll take it to G&C for 2nd opinion.
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    Re: Toyota Hilux 2.0VVTI Head Gasket

    Exactly my concern - never even mentioned a new head to them. Just skim(if required) and fit new parts. but it seems they are trying to make up lost profit from short trading months of Dec & Jan::)
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    Re: Toyota Hilux 2.0VVTI Head Gasket

    Quote does not include a new head that's way I'm questioning the cost.
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    Toyota Hilux 2.0VVTI Head Gasket

    Morning Gents,

    Our work hilux has blown a head gasket on 284000km due to a faulty/leaking radiator cap. Now the workshop that normally works on our vehicles have verbally quoted me +-R15k for the...
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    Re: Gansbaai GTG yet again December!

    Bietjie laat maar is vandag eers weer terug na 'n great vakansie!

    Baie dankie Zulu en Dirk vir die uitstappie - kids en familie het dit baie geniet! Was lekker om almal te ontmoet en kan darem...
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    Re: Gansbaai GTG yet again December!

    More Manne,

    Is iemand lus om Spookdorp saam met my en die familie te gaan besoek? Ek is van die 28ste Desember tot die 7de Januarie in Kleinmond en sal graag Spookdorp vir die kinders wil gaan...
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    Re: Email to Barons VW N1 City

    Have had some serious issues with Barons N1 and will never take the Tiguan back there ever again. The only good thing there is the last service advisor, Yolandi, she tried everything in her power to...
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    Fortuner Re: My 2016 Fortuner GD-6 is RUSTING - Is yours?

    That really does not look like stone chips to me. I would not let this one rest until it is sorted by Toyota....

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=505988&d=1539618352
  12. Poll: Re: Time for new tyres - what would you choose?

    No mention of the Hankook Dynapro ATM? Previously ran Dueller D694 on my previous and current Fortuners and although really good tyres with great performance and longevity they came out too expensive...
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    Re: Easy oil change

    Seems like a great concept! Cannot find a local distributor so would have to import by the looks of it and getting the correct thread and size could be a time consuming mission for plebs like me.
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    Re: Re-building a trailer

    Here is the culprit...
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    Re: Re-building a trailer

    I'm in a similar situation currently - bought a rubber duck for a steal as a project and thought it would be cheapish exercise as I can do everything myself and don't need to outsource any work. But...
  16. Re: ZF Automatic Transmission - Oil Change Special

    Morning Nico,

    Would your suggested service intervals pertain to a Fortuner D4D 4 speed auto box as well?
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    Re: Woonplek naby Stikland Industria

    John, ek is nou weg met vakansie maar sodra ek terug is stuur ek gou vir jou paar mense se besonderhede. Daar is redelik baie opsies en hy moet nie sontraal hoogte en omliggende areas van vergeet...
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    Re: PVC fitting, were to buy?

    Your best bet would be to chat to Astore Africa, they do all fittings, pipes and PVC cement you will require and it will be hard to beat their prices. Www.Astore.co.za
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    Sticky: Re: New Atlantis Dunes thread

    We we're also there and had a blast! First time for the kids as well and they really enjoyed it.

    There was a guy with a heavily modded Patrol (blue colored diffs) - man could this thing climb...
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    Re: Atlantis Dunes Trip

    Just an Heads up - myself and a buddy will be taking the families to the Dunes on sunday morning. Hoping to be there at +-9am.
    If any of you spot a Silver D4D Fortuner and a Grey hilux together,...
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    Re: Textar Brake systems

    Thanks for the feedback guys. Now the problem is that none of their listed stockist have stock in Cape Town. Seems I'll have to procure in JHB and courier down or alternatively go for the ATE pads?
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    Textar Brake systems

    Anyone have any experience with the Textar brake pads and discs? According to Automotive Business Review's site "Textar brake pads cover more than 90% of the vehicle car park in SA including major...
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    Re: Atlantis Dunes Trip

    Any future plans to go back to the dunes? It's been +-6 months since my last visit and I'm getting withdrawal symptoms... :-[
  24. Re: Just getting into it - 2x4 trail recommendations

    The weather is perfect for Atlantis this weekend. Bit of water to keep the sand tighter than normal.
    You will really enjoy playing there - just deflate your tyres, keep momentum and switch off...
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    Re: Kamp by my in berg

    Jis maar so naweek weg klink nou lekker. Ons doen die naweek ons jaarlikse stock take so sal ander keer weer join!

    Een brokkie goeie nuus is ek het uiteindelik van 4x2 na 4x4 oorgegaan so behoort...
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    Re: Looking for: PVC Pipes and Fittings

    Try Astore Africa JHB - speak to Wayne Masters there and tell him Jacques from Cape Town referred you. He will be able to sort you out with regards to prices and whatever you might need.

    ASTORE...
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    Re: Toyota is at it!

    WHA HA HA HA!!!! Stir jy dam nou!! ;D>:D
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    Re: Moron

    WERNER! You are making me feel so much better!! I did the exact same thing while working at my first appy job. Boss also instructed me to service his BMW 530 auto. Afterwards he drove the car for...
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    Isuzu KB 230 1991 4x2

    I have been given the dreaded task to sell my father's bakkie due to him not being able to drive safely any longer.

    Where would I be able to find out what a reasonable selling price would be...
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    Re: Reflective tape

    @ Blackie, I've bought the tape but have not replaced it yet.

    Went on holiday to the karoo so I knew the gravel road stones would chip the new tape to bits. Bit off topic but I got some cheapish...
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    Re: Reflective tape

    @Nitebob, I recently bought a few meters from autoquip in bellville (also reapplying the tape on my trailer). They sell it per meter. Also saw that Brights in stikland has stock available in pre made...
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    Re: Branding needed

    I can second Ruan from A-type. Very professional setup and he's been in the business for years and has the know how of every aspect of the business. What you want he should be able to organise as a...
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    Re: Pathetic Toyota service and response

    Can you post a pic or two? Maybe someone has one laying around or have the knowhow to repair it?
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    Re: When to replace clutch ?

    Had the same excuse when I was having a look at a amarok in somerset west. Saleman also said " sorry but you're clutch is shot - we'll need to replace and deduct R12k of trade in value". His exact...
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    Hyundai H100 2.7 Diesel Main bearings

    Morning Guys,

    We've just received news that the main bearings on our H100 workhorse has started failing (symptoms are smoking while idling and slight knocking sound if you rev the motor). The...
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