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    Re: Kumho vs Wrangler vs General Grabber

    FJ Cruiser: 265/70/17
    Prado 120: 265/65/17
  2. Re: Anyone with Everest that had Prado 120 Vs before?

    76 Cruiser was one of my options. I like the more rugged square look.

    I don't like the rounded Barbie-cruiser look of the 120, and the running boards make it look like the Arab-cruisers with...
  3. Re: Prado LC120 V6 200 000km service cost est.

    A friend that had a Prado120, replaced it with a Hilux 2.8 GD-6 ( I think Dakar ). He told me that he shouldn't have sold his Prado and wish he'd never bought the Hilux. "Jy weet nie wat jy het nie"...
  4. Re: Anyone with Everest that had Prado 120 V6 before?

    That was the plan. Last time I pitched up with a .... it was a Defender, she didn't want to get into it. A week later I just bought a FJ, but I'm not that brave anymore.

    Maybe I should just go to...
  5. Re: Anyone with Everest that had Prado 120 V6 before?

    Thank you so much guys. Very good info. Opinions are always worth much more if it comes from someone with 1st hand experience.

    Now SWAMBO doesn't want me to sell the Prado:mad::mad::mad:...
  6. Re: Prado LC120 V6 200 000km service cost est.

    Ai, man. Ek wil die Prado vervang met iets nuwer, soos 'n Ford Everest 3.2Auto.

    Maar ek het nie 'n rede of redenasie vir my vrou ( accountant ) nie. Die ding wil ook nie breek nie. Ek het gedink...
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    Re: Prado 120 fitting free-flow exhaust system

    I've had just the CATS removed. No sensors or cat foolers or whatever needed.
    Cost: R2000 or less, can't remember, but not much.

    Wanted to improve fuel consumption and make the V6 sound less...
  8. Re: Anyone with Everest that had Prado 120 Vs before?

    For Prado R215 - R220 ( Next service cost in 5 000km = between R4500 - R5000 @ JB's Auto )
    For Everest R360 est.
  9. Re: Prado LC120 V6 200 000km service cost est.

    Dankie.
    Ok, hy skat so R4500 - R5000, maar om nie waterpomp te vervang as dit nie lek nie. Sal als deurgaan en pype vervang indien nodig is, maar hy meen op die Prado's is daar geen probleme voor...
  10. Anyone with Everest that had Prado 120 Vs before?

    Is there anyone with Everest that had a Prado 120 4.0V6 before?

    How do you find the Everest after owning the Prado?

    Would you advise me to replace the Prado with the Everest?

    I'm not sure...
  11. Prado LC120 V6 200 000km service cost est.

    Prado LC120 4L V6 200 000 km service cost.

    Items to replace:

    Timing belt ?
    waterpump
    Water pipes & Clamps
    Thermostat ?
    Replace water & antifreeze
    Fan belts
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    Re: Toyota Prado 120

    Hi, good idea, yes. I have one with more or less that value. 2010 VX V6 with 194 000 km.

    If you are ok with the fuel consumption ( around 7km/l ), then it's one of the most comfortable, capable...
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    Re: Tyre Pressure Prado 120

    I have them on my Prado. I run them at 2.3.

    Unlike the Fortuners & bakkies, we can run higher tyre pressures and still have a comfortable ride. Higher pressures will ensure better/more even tyre...
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    Re: Feroza 7AGE 20V SILVERTOP TOYOTA

    Sold. Ek het toe die Feroza verkoop teen so 'n R2000 verlies. Ek het die vakansietyd gemis, en eers werklik na die tyd in die mark gekom. Maar dis ok en was die moeite werd. Ek het 'n lekker trippie...
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    Re: Feroza 7AGE 20V SILVERTOP TOYOTA

    Uncle Rowland sorted out the Feroza!

    Hy loop oraait. Klink nou meer soos 'n V8 as 'n 20Valve. Dink die ander jets of iets laat hom anders klink, ek weet nie.
    Maar hy loop en start heel goed....
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    Re: Feroza 7AGE 20V SILVERTOP TOYOTA

    Not distributor cap, but "module" broke and were replaced. Spacers fitted between carbs and intake. New gaskets were made.

    New float levels and a few new jets. Intake manifold also had a few bolts...
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    Re: Feroza 7AGE 20V SILVERTOP TOYOTA

    I'm not sure. And not sure when I can collect. I would have to take half a days leave this week.
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    Re: Feroza 7AGE 20V SILVERTOP TOYOTA

    Jepie is at Rowlands. They replaced the rubbers between carbs and manifold with proper ones. That would privent lots of vibration on the carbs.

    And there were no bolts on the bottom of the...
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    Re: Feroza 7AGE 20V SILVERTOP TOYOTA

    Thanks Ockert. :)He had a look at the engine and had lots of sound advice and improved the starting and running.

    Things went well, untill this morning. At the first hill, the carbs started to...
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    Re: Feroza 7AGE 20V SILVERTOP TOYOTA

    Thank you all for the help.

    Ek is baie teleurgesteld in Goch & Cooper. Dis 'n plek wat spesialiseer in Dyno Tuning, en hulle het aanvanklik gesÍ dat hulle carburettors kan doen. Maar lyk my hulle...
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    Re: korando as a option

    I had one. 2.9Tdi manual.

    Nice ride on gravel. I messed it up with Land Rover coils and shocks and ended up with a lot of money wasted and too much rebound or something. A very unsafe bouncy ride,...
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    Re: Feroza 7AGE 20V SILVERTOP TOYOTA

    Cheap small 4x4 truck / bakkie option.
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    Re: Feroza 7AGE 20V SILVERTOP TOYOTA

    Maar dit bly maar 'n oulike jepie, en ek hoop maar steeds om hom reg te kry.

    Sal 'n lekker jag-karretjie wees. Daar is ook 'n opsie om dit 'n goedkoop, ligte 4x4 bakkie te maak.
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    Re: Feroza 7AGE 20V SILVERTOP TOYOTA

    Ok......... Goch & Cooper was a complete waste of time.

    They can't help with Webers and quoted R30 000 for a fuel injection system :-\

    They say that there is no parts and they can't work on...
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    Re: Feroza 7AGE 20V SILVERTOP TOYOTA

    oK, Engine is running. 1st piston/plug is flooded and engine needs to warm up for about 3 minutes due to no choke. Then it can be revved and runs smooth after that.

    Would work even better if we...
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    Re: Went playing with the Koleos

    I bought one of the first Clios in SA in 1999.

    I bought a car charger for my phone from a friendly Nigerian at a robot. 500m later after putting it in my clio's lighter socket, all the gauges...
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    Re: Feroza 7AGE 20V SILVERTOP TOYOTA

    Dankie vir al die raad.

    I'll take it to the friend and ask him if he are capable, or if I should take it to a dyno guy. Goch & Cooper or Dynotech.

    Don't know if it will start/not. I'll see this...
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    Re: 4x4 trail for horses - Western Cape

    PM me. The 100+ha farm is in the Sandveld, past Moorreesburg. About 100km from Stellenbosch. The farm is called Klipbank (Stone Meadow Stud).

    They (my dad & brother) have about 20 horses and 20...
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    Re: Feroza 7AGE 20V SILVERTOP TOYOTA

    That's my 3rd plan.

    1st plan: Old school mechanic (tjommie se tjommie) to sort out carbs
    2nd plan: Goch and Cooper ( more reputable than tjommie se tjommie ) to sort out carbs
    3rd plan: Go as...
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    Re: Feroza 7AGE 20V SILVERTOP TOYOTA

    Magtag, nee dan is hy slim. Ek het ook so 'n slim oom, en hy sÍ ook dieselfde van daardie spesifieke Webers. Voor fuel injection het alles carburettors gehad. Dit maak dit nie beter nie, maar ek het...
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    Re: Feroza 7AGE 20V SILVERTOP TOYOTA

    Thanks Dwayne. Ja, I'll see if I can get the Webers to work and see where we are. I've got a friend's friend that knows carbs::)
    If het can't help me, the plan is to take it to Goch & Cooper.
    ...
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    Re: Feroza 7AGE 20V SILVERTOP TOYOTA

    yep, spot on. R40 000. but blerrie nervous now.

    Got an offer for R42 500 a few minutes after I pressed the confirm button on my phone. 2 gentlemen drove all the way from Upington to buy it. The...
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    Re: Feroza 7AGE 20V SILVERTOP TOYOTA

    yep, spot on. R40 000. but blerrie nervous now.

    Got an offer for R42 500 a few minutes after I pressed the confirm button on my phone. 2 gentlemen drove all the way from Upington to buy it. The...
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    Re: Feroza 7AGE 20V SILVERTOP TOYOTA

    It couldn't start at the dealer, so I don't even know what it sounds like.

    I took a big risk to buy it and am very nervous at this stage.
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    Re: Feroza 7AGE 20V SILVERTOP TOYOTA

    right side up now, I hope.
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