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  1. Ratfarmer3000

    HZJ 79 gearbox

    Hey guys, I’m new here. I bought a Hzj79 2003 1hz with an aftermarket turbo. I’m fairly simple when it comes to working mechanically but I’m keen to learn. The Ute has 250xxxkms and I’m having issues with the gear box. It’s crunching when going into second although if I shift with care it...
  2. J

    Prado 90 Series 1kz Faults - Transmission, overheating, alternator, brakes, suspension, noises & seat cushions

    Hi All, I'm new here. I own a Prado 1997 1KZ with 175,000 km. I am not a mechanic, but I am a bit of an enthusiast. If you are a mechanic please feel free to correct me. I've had a whole range of faults on my vehicle and I would like to take this opportunity to share my findings. I know many of...
  3. GrahamR

    HDJ100/1HD-FTE Turbo exhaust flange

    Hi guys (and girls if there are any on here?), I'm trying to source a suitable (preferably stainless) 3 hole flange (yes yes... queue dirty jokes) for my 100 series turbo. I've ordered an exhaust from Oz and it's got the 4 hole flange on the dump pipe... Apparently all HDJ100's over there have...
  4. D

    Can you turbo an old 2H?

    Hey everyone. Just new to modifying my old 60s with 250000kms. I have heard conflicting advice about putting a turbo on it. What information or experience do people have that i could take on board. Beyond this what can i do to maximise my power and get it running its best before i consider a...
  5. JPC Photo

    Lessons learned when a turbo fails.. D4D

    Hi all, Wanted to start by saying what a cracking community of like minded Cruiser-heads this is, generous with their time and insights. It's been an invaluable resource with the turbo problem that's left my D4D going nowhere, and i wanted to share my experience/learnings in case another novice...
  6. Toxicmasculinity

    Intermittent Sluggishness 1997 HDJ80 1HD-FT

    Looking for some advice on the best way to diagnose some intermittent sluggishness I've been having. I drive my '97 HDJ80 most days and sometimes it pulls like a train and other time is struggles a bit. I believe it might be a fuel pick up issue as I've noticed when driving up hill sometimes...
  7. RESCUE1623

    Hello From Laos.

    Greetings to everyone, I have a VX80 which I have made modifications to hold equipment for rescue. My history of Rescues go as far back as 1993 in Malaysia of a building collapse. my most recent rescue is the 12 boys and the asst coach trapped in a cave. My specialty is in thermal imaging and...
  8. GuyB

    EGT gauge fitting...

    So... getting ready to install my new EGT gauge before I start playing with boost, fuelling and such. It's a typical after-market type gauge kit that's supposed to be drilled and tapped into the manifold, pre-turbo. Was just reading up, and one article says it's "not recommended" to drill and...
  9. BenjiCarlos

    1990 4.2 1HDT Turbo Upgrade

    Hey guys, My turbo is a bit "moist" and it appears to be leaking oil down onto the diff casing underneath. It smokes a bit whilst driving as well so I assume it is goosed. Its only done 88000 miles but I guess I best get it sorted. I was looking to get an uprated turbo whilst it is out...
  10. C

    1996 HZJ75 - Fit a Turbo

    I would like to fit a turbo to my 1996 HZJ75 but I have been told that the bottom end bearings will need to be replaced if I do. It is 18 years old but it only has 186k on the clock. After some serious advice. I am in Brisbane Queensland Australia so if someone else is in the area and has a go...
  11. S

    HZJ-75 Turbo Conversion

    hi, I am considering upgrading my HZJ-75 with the 1HZ 4.2D engine with a turbo. Can you share your experience with this type of conversion? Is it worth it at all? Other questions: Is it possible/recommended on a 1HZ engine with 265.000 km or is it better to replace it? Anything I should be...
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