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by Iaan du Toit
24 May 2017 18:40
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Baie dankie Michael

Naand forum lede, Ek hang al lank hier rond maar is nie baie spraaksaam nie, lees wel baie. Het gister my bakkie by Michael gekry en vandag huis toe gery. Ek kan nie glo dat dit dieselfde voertuig is nie. Hoe verder ek gery het hoe groter was die glimlag. Ek het hierdie pad die laaste 8 jaar baie ge...
by Iaan du Toit
14 Jun 2017 20:19
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Re: Oil cooler TD42

Fanus ek wil nie Ferreira se draad hijack nie maar ek stem saam met Tinus. Vanoggend met Michael gepraat, die tweede bakkie sal volgende week gereed wees. Volgende week sal daar twee 4.2 TD wees wat jy kan toets in Long Tom pas. Hulle is minder as 10 km van jou af. Ek het laas week n ton gelaai in N...
by Iaan du Toit
08 Jul 2017 21:37
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Tappet cover cup washers

I am busy repairing a Patrol 4.2 pickup. Some of the cup washers that hold the tappet cover in place was missing and Nissan could not supply. After a bit of head scratching and some time on the lathe I came up with the following plan that worked 100%. I formed the cup washers from the thin metal par...
by Iaan du Toit
19 Jul 2017 21:33
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Re: Tonteldoos and fire piston

Michael, for the tonteldoos as well as the fire piston you make your own charcoal. Take pure cotton material, put it in a closed tin can and apply heat, deprived of oxygen you end up with charcoal made out of cotton. People refer to this as char cloth. I find the thicker loosely woven material work ...
by Iaan du Toit
17 Aug 2017 19:31
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Modern engin oil

I would like to share an interesting observation made recently. We run a small fleet of 4x4 vehicles that work daily in extreme conditions. I have been involved with this business since 2009. When I arrived here maintenance was done on a crisis management basis. Over the years I have turned it aroun...
by Iaan du Toit
22 Aug 2017 20:20
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Re: Sojo Auotmotive....... the TD42 one stop shop

Geniet die bakkie Jannie, mag jy baie plesier uit hom kry.

Laas week 1.2 ton vir 700 km met myne gedoen, gedeeltlik berge. Net n plesier en die smile is altyd daar.

Die manne weet wat hulle doen.
by Iaan du Toit
15 Oct 2017 23:02
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Re: Blacksmith power hammer

Ja Michael, sometimes life gets in the way, things happen that we have no control over. I have not light up a forge since 2009. The situation is changing and I am setting up a small smithy shop again. Forging hot steel does something in me that I cannot describe in words. You start with a mental pic...