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    Castor Correction

    Anybody know what the correct/standard castor is for the 105? I recently put in a 3.5deg castor correction kit from dobinsons, on the wheel alignment machine it now gives reading of +2, which puts it in the green (acceptable) spectrum. Before the castor correction I was -05.20 I just want to...
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    1fz-fe specs?

    Great, that is the type of info I was looking for, if its in the brochure... Because main thing is here everybody only knows the "standard" 4.5, have so far only seen one other 105 with the same motor mine has in, but not complaining. Loaded for a overland trip I get about 5.5km/l, which I...
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    1fz-fe specs?

    Thanks for the reply. Same info I found, and on a few other forums etc as well. Even when checking up with my vin I also got the 170+kw answer, but dont seem to find the info on any "official" toyota website. Does seem believable though as there seem to be a few visual differences compared to...
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    70 series rims onto a 105 series

    glad you came right, but just for interest sake the (newer) 70 series rims do fit. Just need the correct mag rim wheel nuts.
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  11. AboutAfrica

    1fz-fe specs?

    So apparently there are different variants of this motor, but nobody can really confirm it so it seems. Interweb also doesnt give any concrete answers I can find. differences come in injection, direct ignition ,higher compression ratios. Apart from what is in the picture I also find specs of...
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    Would be done by a german guy who has a engineering place, his work is tops. you say, it's a major safety factor. If that rims hits a rock or a hole at 120km/h loaded on a gravel road it's a problem. ok, I just answered my own question there I think...
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    Hi Guy's Question, I have the standard steelies fitted with 35" tyres. I think the original rims are 8j? As the tyres seem a bit "pinched" I would like to go wider but would prefer to keep the steelies as if you bend them or so you can sort it with a hammer. I have the option to have them...
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    Hi There

    Front old man emu 2850 coils plus spacers Rear Iron Man toyo13c coils plus spacers Terrafirma pro-sport long travel Shocks (might still go double shocks) Brake line brackets are loose and re-routed the piping, is ok for everyday driving but if I go full flex or jump it pipes will pop. Have...
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    Hi There

    Thanks, still have a few things to finish off. Extended brake lines and prop spacers. Then that part is sorted. Then will start on the rock sliders and fit custom under-body protection. Modding is always a never ending project...
  16. AboutAfrica

    Aux SUB tank for new LC79SC

    If I understand correct you want to fit a second tank to your 79 single cab? If so you should be able to get a tank which would pretty much be a straight fit from the dealers, as here by us the 79 series comes with dual tanks from factory. All works with a sub tank switch on dash and runs along...
  17. AboutAfrica

    Hi There

    Thanks Guy's, much appreciated. Will be asking questions and posting some proper pics soon.
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    Headlights / brights not working

    Sounds like it could be a possible earth wire problem. Have a good look around under the bonnet and check for corrosion or bad contact on earth wires, they can cause quite a bit of electrical havoc when not making a good connection.
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    Hi There

    Hi Guys New on this forum, so a quick intro. I work in tourism so off-roading is pretty much part of my job, I also work quite a bit with various cruisers because of this. My personal vehicle is a 2002 105 4.5efi. Current mods: 5" lift 35" muds Custom bumpers front and rear Roofrack Solar...
  20. My Land Cruisers

    My Land Cruisers

    Various pictures my toys
  21. My Trips

    My Trips

    My offroad trips
  22. My Build Thread

    My Build Thread

    My build thread
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