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    Re: Legend 35 (KZ-TE) with D4D transplant

    Bump !
  2. Re: Starting my Cruiser HZJ75 after 15 months standing still!

    I would unplug the diesel pump and swing it a few times on a fresh battery first, just to build some oil pressure into those cylinders before starting her.

    2c
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    Re: Long range tank problems LC 76 wagon

    George, when I did my troopy LRT I went through much the same.Diesel is way more corrosive on rubber, than petrol so you need a special "diesel safe" type rubber.Most places will have hose that is...
  4. Suspension Re: How to reduce top heavy lateral movement at slow speeds w/o affecting comfort?

    Sounds like you only fitted the OME shocks and not the full OME suspension ? If so I think therein lies the problem as the spring rate of the OEM leaves does not match the parameters of the OME...
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    Re: Cutline Mabuasehube to Kaa

    At 60 km/h about 2.5hrs ?
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    Re: My 105 'build' thread

    And you will have complete peace of mind that when you take your family into the deepest darkest bush, that at least you do not have to add your vehicle to your list of concerns !
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    Re: My 105 'build' thread

    I know and suffer from that ailment all too well ! :-[
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    Re: A shout out to good service

    I am in the process of importing some re-gear parts through Mike and can confirm all your sentiments - great guy to work with ! :cool:
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    Re: My 105 'build' thread

    :o That is a loooong list !

    I salute you !
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    Re: Swambo`s New Platkar.

    Ditto ! Where can we place our groupbuy orders

    ? 😀
  11. Thread: Troopy back

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    Re: Troopy back

    I doubt they asked for the 1HZ engine (as good as it is for bush travel) ... they asked for the Troopy and got a rerun of the 4.2 because of " homologation costs" was the response ... but there might...
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    Re: Ideas on securing tools and extras in the back

    I use a Camp Cover tool-bag and it works well and can be stuffed into small and awkward areas
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    Re: Legend 35 (KZ-TE) with D4D transplant

    Does that include the motor ?
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    Re: Land Cruiser 79 double cab 4.2 Aux fuel tank

    Yep, in fact I think Brown Davis may have overtaken them i.t.o quality and pricing .... and I own both a genuine Long Ranger and a Bailies version of a long Ranger.
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    Re: Troopy's still available?

    V8 or 1HZ engine ?
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    Re: RGM V8 79 Cruiser.

    I think we need a dedicated G-Turbo supplier in ZA
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    Re: RGM V8 79 Cruiser.

    Is that pre or post turbo EGT, Rudi ?
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    Re: Quick Pitch Camper for Toyota Hilux

    Also consider Alu Innovations for custom designs as opposed to a 1size fits all approach...
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    Re: 4.5 land cruisers - Consumption?

    1HD-t Troopy fully loaded for 2 week overland trip 8.3 km/l on tar and 6 km/l in 4x4 sand
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    Re: Parts for older Land Crusier

    Ed Zachary - just because Toy ZA/Nam no longer carries the particular part in their stock pile, does not mean Toy Japan cannot supply in about 3weeks time ...
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    Re: Parts for older Land Crusier

    Agree 100%.

    I still order parts from Toyota for Olive and my Troopy which is a 75 series - use TOYODIY to get the correct part number and look out for superseded part numbers.If you hit a dead...
  22. Thread: 12HT build

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    Re: 12HT build

    Not sure what the weight of the Patrol is ? But those motors are capable of lugging a loaded high line 60 series around at 10km/l , all day long.


    Just cannot justify dumping a perfect 1UZ out...
  23. Thread: 12HT build

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    Re: 12HT build

    You are tempting me :-[
  24. Thread: Alu box

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    Re: Alu box

    https://www.alu-innovations.co.za/ do all sorts of magic stuff with Alu and metal ...

    ...
  25. Thread: 1980 FJ45 info

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    Re: 1980 FJ45 info

    The shorty has an original tub with some repairs done to it like the welded rear doors etc !
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    Re: Which drawer system for 105 Land Cruiser

    :o:o:o Dis malligheid, koop 2dehands of DIY dan eerder !
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    Re: Which drawer system for 105 Land Cruiser

    I fitted an African Outback system to my 105 which served me very well over many years and kms ... would not hesitate to use them again although a custom(vs standard) setup might tip the scales ...
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    Re: The Die Hard 70 Series Land Cruiser.

    lol
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    Re: Overheating of 2003 Toyota Hilux

    Yep ...... and do not let anyone just high pressure blast it with water as that will just bend/damage all the little fins
  30. Thread: Alucab canopies

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    Re: Alucab canopies

    Also add Alu Innovations to your list ... they do magic stuff solid.
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    Re: 1979 HJ45 Rebuild

    Very nice work, keep it up ! 8-)
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    Re: 1KDFTV in a 90 Prado

    Het jy al n bellhousing ens om hom the match met n H55F 5sp box ?
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    Re: LC V8 LX - What do you recommend

    Rather look at the Flashlube Pro .. filter housing/can can be drained at a tap on the bottom of the can and the filter only needs replacement at every 40K kms. Do a search and read the international...
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    Re: 1HDFTE Troopie (LC78)

    What did you feed it ?
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    Re: Land Cruiser 76 Modifications

    Brown Davis tank kits are apparently now available Ex JHB at very good prices. DIY is an easy install with a comprehensive kit.
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