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Monday, February 18th 2019, 7:58am

Author: AmadaXtreme

No more expensive tyres.... fitted something different

They dont make a mud in a 265/70R16 only in a 265/75R16 @ R1960 each

Wednesday, February 13th 2019, 7:41am

Author: AmadaXtreme

No more expensive tyres.... fitted something different

Between R1320 to R1500 depends on the pattern for all terrains

Wednesday, February 6th 2019, 11:30am

Author: AmadaXtreme

Sani Pass

I have not done Sani pass in years, even when then it was not difficult to do... Auto should be easier as the torque converter helps to put the power down, I would maybe deflate the tyres a bit, lock it in 1st gear and keep your momentum. should be easy as pie...

Monday, January 28th 2019, 11:39am

Author: AmadaXtreme

No more expensive tyres.... fitted something different

On the tyre topic, recently I saw a couple of posts on Facebook of guys with blowouts on BF's and also think a Cooper... and blaming the brand My opinion, blowouts are normally caused due to high temperatures due to under inflation or slow punctures. The problem is with a slow puncture you dont realize until its to late and your tyre overheat and rubber separates. Ive lost a tyre last year and since then installed tyre pressure sensors which have set alarms for pressure and temperature. Mostly i...

Monday, January 28th 2019, 8:29am

Author: AmadaXtreme

Hard Start

Does it crank easy or sound the starter is not turning fast enough? Does it crank long? When it start, any smoke? Or missfire?

Monday, January 28th 2019, 8:12am

Author: AmadaXtreme

No more expensive tyres.... fitted something different

Very True, tyres need to be correct for the specific application and one need to do his/her homework carefully when decide on the correct tyre for your personal application. As you mentioned when you do overlanding it so important to have the correct tyres... couple of years ago we did Van Zyls in Namibia, had Maxxis 942 muds on.... you could see the rock scuff marks against the tyres.... with no punctures. The next year one of my customer drove the same route and lost 3 tyres on the trip... he ...

Saturday, January 26th 2019, 10:46am

Author: AmadaXtreme

No more expensive tyres.... fitted something different

I had it with expensive tyres, personally I dont see myself spending almost R20k for tyres... so after some feedback from customers Im going Chinese.... Friends and customers of mine from the Kalahari to rocky farms has being using some of these brands over the last two years with great success.... some of them even claim they get better km's on the Chinese tyres than some of the big brands like BF's and Coopers.... on their application. As the harder tyres tend to chip and tear block out of the...

Tuesday, January 8th 2019, 4:13pm

Author: AmadaXtreme

Jokes / grappies..

HAVE YOU EVER BEEN GUILTY OF LOOKING AT OTHERS YOUR OWN AGE AND THINKING, SURELY I CAN'T LOOK THAT OLD? WELL......YOU'LL LOVE THIS ONE! MY NAME IS ALICE SMITH AND I WAS SITTING IN THE WAITING ROOM FOR MY FIRST APPOINTMENT WITH A NEW DENTIST. I NOTICED HIS DENTAL DIPLOMA, WHICH BORE HIS FULL NAME. SUDDENLY, I REMEMBERED A TALL, HANDSOME, DARK HAIRED BOY WITH THE SAME NAME HAD BEEN IN MY SECONDARY SCHOOL CLASS SOME 30-ODD YEARS AGO. COULD HE BE THE SAME GUY THAT I HAD A SECRET CRUSH ON, WAY BACK T...

Tuesday, November 20th 2018, 7:54am

Author: AmadaXtreme

Black Friday Bash Plate Special @ R1300

Hi All, We running a Black Friday special on our Fortuner, old and new shape bash plates for R1300 vat incl

Monday, November 19th 2018, 7:24am

Author: AmadaXtreme

New Member

Warm Welcome! Thats low km's for a 2009, enjoy the Fortuner!!

Friday, October 26th 2018, 11:46am

Author: AmadaXtreme

My First 4x4

Welcome Justin, I am trying to arrange a fun drive day, 4x4 experience only comes with time spend behind the steering, but enjoy the Tuna... they are extremely capable!

Friday, October 26th 2018, 7:36am

Author: AmadaXtreme

Fortuner 4x4 day

Thanks for the votes... but nobody really keen?

Wednesday, October 24th 2018, 6:53am

Author: AmadaXtreme

Stabilizer bar/links

Yip, wrong way around

Tuesday, October 23rd 2018, 2:43pm

Author: AmadaXtreme

Fortuner 4x4 day

Since the year is closing on us extremely fast ..... what about a 4x4 fun day for all Fortuner drivers? It will be a day event, from around 8h30 to afternoon.... depends on the track but should braai during lunch time. I have started a Poll, you have (2) two votes for your favorite or track you would like to try. Or let me know if there are any other tracks I did not list Date not decided yet, but either a Saturday or Sunday next month (November)

Tuesday, October 23rd 2018, 2:23pm

Author: AmadaXtreme

Howzit

Warm Welcome

Monday, October 22nd 2018, 8:04am

Author: AmadaXtreme

Vibration

We dont have the 2.7 Fortuner in SA, only the 2.7 Hilux but in manual only, It difficult to comment as we dont know how bad or intense the vibration is, but the best would be if you not sure... to drive a similar vehicle and compare tyhe 2 x vehicles.

Thursday, October 11th 2018, 8:45am

Author: AmadaXtreme

Please explain your username!

Mine is obvious as its a commercial memebership. On other forums I'm Navigator, as I was a rally navigator for a couple of years..... in the good old days...