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    Default L50: Diff color levers for fuel tank and bonnet

    Hey everyone,

    Anyone else notice that there is a color diff on the levers for the fuel and bonnet on their L50s. Just seemed odd to me, only noticed owing to opening the door in full sunlight...

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    Default Re: L50: Diff color levers for fuel tank and bonnet

    Quote Originally Posted by Ray_ View Post
    Hey everyone,

    Anyone else notice that there is a color diff on the levers for the fuel and bonnet on their L50s. Just seemed odd to me, only noticed owing to opening the door in full sunlight...

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    Well I bet you just about every hi-lux owner is either checking right about now or are going to be checking real soon hehehehe

    Many years ago when I was still in the corporate world there was an email that did the rounds saying it is humanly impossible to lick your own elbow...sent that out in a massive open plan office and sat and watched...you would see as someone read it cos they would look around to see if anyone was watching and then slowly try to lick their elbow WAHAHAHAHAHA
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    Default Re: L50: Diff color levers for fuel tank and bonnet

    Its a Toyota, what did you expect, colour coding? :-)
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    The OCD in me is working OT
    Quote Originally Posted by Mike N View Post
    Its a Toyota, what did you expect, colour coding? :-)

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    Default Re: L50: Diff color levers for fuel tank and bonnet

    back in school, final matric assembly we passed a note saying 'check the elephant footprints on the ceiling' sitting at the back it was like watching dominos falling' hehehe
    Quote Originally Posted by Trevor_Mathews View Post
    Well I bet you just about every hi-lux owner is either checking right about now or are going to be checking real soon hehehehe

    Many years ago when I was still in the corporate world there was an email that did the rounds saying it is humanly impossible to lick your own elbow...sent that out in a massive open plan office and sat and watched...you would see as someone read it cos they would look around to see if anyone was watching and then slowly try to lick their elbow WAHAHAHAHAHA
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    Default Re: L50: Diff color levers for fuel tank and bonnet

    Has anybody considered that they are different colours on purpose? So that you don't open the wrong one by mistake?
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    Default Re: L50: Diff color levers for fuel tank and bonnet

    Didnt consider it, then again dont really look when opening. It literally was a stroke of luck that I noticed it, was parked at an angle in the sun...otherwise would have never known..
    Quote Originally Posted by jelo View Post
    Has anybody considered that they are different colours on purpose? So that you don't open the wrong one by mistake?

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    Default Re: L50: Diff color levers for fuel tank and bonnet

    So mine are both the same colour black...
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    Default Re: L50: Diff color levers for fuel tank and bonnet

    Id forget which colour is for which and would need to look at the picture on them lol
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    Default Re: L50: Diff color levers for fuel tank and bonnet

    Colors on my 2011 Hilux is also different.

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    Default Re: L50: Diff color levers for fuel tank and bonnet

    The conundrum cont. For my own sanity gona email TSA, if they give me a reason my OCD will calm down

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    Default Re: L50: Diff color levers for fuel tank and bonnet

    Quote Originally Posted by Ray_ View Post
    The conundrum cont. For my own sanity gona email TSA, if they give me a reason my OCD will calm down
    Let us know what they say
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    Default Re: L50: Diff color levers for fuel tank and bonnet

    So no reply from TSA via email, so reached out to Leo Kok via twitter who was at one stage on TSAs communications team. I quote 'now its quick and easy to tell the two apart'
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    Default Re: L50: Diff color levers for fuel tank and bonnet

    Tokkit, maar hier is ledige mense op hierdie forum...

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    Default Re: L50: Diff color levers for fuel tank and bonnet

    Nevermind...
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    Default Re: L50: Diff color levers for fuel tank and bonnet

    If I remember the radiator fan shaft or something on the Hilux Rader v6 is pink, not red but a skreeming pink.

    While studying one of the computer programming oaks wrote a simple line of code which caused a computers CD rom to open and close continuously and the only way to stop it was to restart the PC.
    What we used to do was put this thing on every PC in the computer lab, place a icon on the desktop and name it prOn. Less than 5 minutes in to a class you would start to hear a CD rom going and in no time more than half the classes. Our lecturer eventually caught on and borrowed the little program to use in some of his other classes.
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    Sounds like netbus shenanigans one ran on mIRC chat sites
    Quote Originally Posted by bigboy529 View Post
    If I remember the radiator fan shaft or something on the Hilux Rader v6 is pink, not red but a skreeming pink.

    While studying one of the computer programming oaks wrote a simple line of code which caused a computers CD rom to open and close continuously and the only way to stop it was to restart the PC.
    What we used to do was put this thing on every PC in the computer lab, place a icon on the desktop and name it prOn. Less than 5 minutes in to a class you would start to hear a CD rom going and in no time more than half the classes. Our lecturer eventually caught on and borrowed the little program to use in some of his other classes.

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