Toyota Hilux Surf, 4Runner (and similar) forum

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HILUX SURF FORUMS - GENERAL INTEREST/CHITCHAT
Frequently posted threads eg Insurance, ECT, That little red button etc- No posting
Topics: 11 Posts: 11
Last Post: 3rd gen 4wd options
11 11
Koi
3rd gen 4wd options
by Koi
Threads you need to read
Topics: 12 Posts: 906
Last Post: stickers/decals
12 906
Arkamelis
stickers/decals
General chit chat
Topics: 46,912 Posts: 566,857
46,912 566,857
All Jokes should be posted here - please no really off colour jokes (I think we are all adult to know what is acceptable) as this is a Forum open to all with no minimum age.
Topics: 3,541 Posts: 8,521
Last Post: Door knocking joke
3,541 8,521
BillaBob
Door knocking joke
Spotted someone out and about, post it here
Topics: 673 Posts: 1,988
673 1,988
ne_surf
Black Gen 2 - Richmond Front Street
by ne_surf
 
HILUX SURF FORUMS - TECHNICAL
Technical problems on 2.4 engined Surfs
Topics: 5,579 Posts: 42,438
5,579 42,438
Mechanical problems on later KZN130, KZN185 and newer Surfs
Topics: 3,956 Posts: 30,216
3,956 30,216
jim7564
Turns over but will not start
by jim7564
Technical problems on V6 Petrol engined 4 Runners
Topics: 238 Posts: 1,899
238 1,899
broseph
Workshop manuals for petrol surfs
by broseph
Mechanical Technical problems not specifically related to engine type - e.g. suspension, chassis etc.
Topics: 5,324 Posts: 36,208
5,324 36,208
pyemaster
Weird wobbles - help
All Electrical Discussions.
Topics: 2,793 Posts: 18,709
2,793 18,709
jim7564
Continual beep till 2000+ revs
by jim7564
Fitting different engines in the Surf
Topics: 198 Posts: 6,024
198 6,024
dieselboy
Cummings or not cummings
 
Modifications
Topics: 970 Posts: 12,999
970 12,999
Admin
Roof rail install with pictures
by Admin
 
OFF ROAD
everything you need to know about Byways - RUPPS - BOATS etc Where you can & can't go and when you can and can't go on them.
Topics: 51 Posts: 164
51 164
Sub-Forums:
Wiltshire (28/75)
Devon (1/3)
Hampshire (1/1)
Lake District (3/12)
Experiences / discussion at off road centres.
Topics: 376 Posts: 6,845
376 6,845
dannyboy77
bala 21st & 22nd October
Hard and Soft Core off road experiences and discussions.
Topics: 857 Posts: 19,761
Last Post: Wales
857 19,761
ajstars
Wales
by ajstars
 
FOR SALE & SWAPS
Topics: 642 Posts: 2,940
642 2,940
Accessories and parts for sale, swap etc.
Topics: 1,084 Posts: 14,247
1,084 14,247
Peebles05
Some parts for the KZN 130
Anything not Surf related
Topics: 19 Posts: 258
19 258
Thomas A. Swift
Superwinch LP8500 Winch
any item you want to swap
Topics: 254 Posts: 1,998
254 1,998
vortexwizard
gen3 spare wheel holder
 
WANTED
Topics: 480 Posts: 3,391
480 3,391
ne_surf
Gen 3 petrol ssr-g wanted
by ne_surf
Topics: 4,309 Posts: 18,408
4,309 18,408
Thomas A. Swift
Gen3 intercooler bonnet
 
Gear Reviews
Reviews of Tyres used by forum Members.
Topics: 253 Posts: 1,921
Last Post: Nortenha tyres
253 1,921
ne_surf
Nortenha tyres
by ne_surf
Discussions on accessories that are not specifically off road add ons.
Topics: 159 Posts: 1,223
159 1,223
 
PICTURE OF THE MONTH COMPETITION
Please read the rules before posting in this section
Topics: 1 Posts: 1
Last Post: The Rules
1 1
Koi
The Rules
by Koi
Topics: 349 Posts: 1,833
Last Post: Jims Surf
349 1,833
jim7564
Jims Surf
by jim7564
Topics: 244 Posts: 630
244 630
andyverran
My House in Winter Wonderland
Topics: 296 Posts: 1,085
296 1,085
bicho
new dobermann in the family
by bicho
Topics: 172 Posts: 585
Last Post: Not forgoten
172 585
Damian
Not forgoten
by Damian
 
DEALER REVIEWS
Discussions relating to dealer experience good or bad.
Topics: 205 Posts: 909
Last Post: Roughtrax
205 909
Diezel Weazel
Roughtrax
 
For Surf owners with other off road interests
Topics: 266 Posts: 3,093
266 3,093
 
TECHNICAL ARTICLES
Technical Articles on Maintenance and repair.
Sub-Forums:
Other modifications not specifically off roading e.g. Stereo, lighting, Roofracks, In car electronics like TVs, GPS etc.
Hardcore technical modifications e.g. Suspension, Engine etc.
 

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  • ThatGuy
    Surf train
    ThatGuy
    There's been mention before of a surf train for parts/items that are the other end of the country and was wondering if anyone would be willing to help me out.
    One of my other cars is an mx5 that I plan on eventually selling on and I've found a hardtop for it for stupidly cheap, the problem being...
    22nd October 2017, 16:15
  • Trebor
    should pistons be moveable by hand around the cylinder?
    Trebor
    I had exhaust smoke coming out of the breather pipe of the rocker cover to the air intake pipe. Presumed it was the head gasket. Took the head off, and I can't see any signs of anything wrong, no cracks in the head etc.
    I was inspecting the pistons and noticed that they are all moveable in the...
    21st October 2017, 14:26
  • jefff
    Turns over but will not start
    jefff
    Hi turns over but will not start KZN185 3.0 TD Auto changed Ecu fitted new injector pump and crankshaft sensor fuel is reaching injectors not even trying to start not even with easey start
    Glow plugs are working as they should
    I t was running but it was hard to start hot or cold then...
    21st October 2017, 08:53

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  • ThatGuy
    Surf train
    ThatGuy
    There's been mention before of a surf train for parts/items that are the other end of the country and was wondering if anyone would be willing to help me out.
    One of my other cars is an mx5 that I plan on eventually selling on and I've found a hardtop for it for stupidly cheap, the problem being...
    22nd October 2017, 16:15
  • jefff
    Turns over but will not start
    jefff
    Hi turns over but will not start KZN185 3.0 TD Auto changed Ecu fitted new injector pump and crankshaft sensor fuel is reaching injectors not even trying to start not even with easey start
    Glow plugs are working as they should
    I t was running but it was hard to start hot or cold then...
    21st October 2017, 08:53
  • Admin
    Change of ownership - the forum lives on to evolve :)
    Admin
    All.

    Having discussed things with Koi, and due to the fact that traffic levels have now reduced to a pretty low level on here due to most activity having moved to the Facebook Hilux Surf group we have made the reluctant decision to close down the Forum at the end of the month. This Forum...
    26th September 2017, 15:12
  • Jameswallace
    Plans for my Surf
    Jameswallace
    Some of you might have seen my random posts on the Facebook group, about restoring my Surf.

    Currently I am running a '93 kzn130 on 100% cooking oil, but the body work is tired, and battered, and the shell a bit bent (previous owner backed in to a few things and has a nice ripple!!
    ...
    20th October 2017, 05:40
  • Admin
    Membership subs - please your support is needed!
    Admin
    Hi all,

    As you know I've spent £hundreds buying the site from the previous owner, investing my own company resources (of the web company I own), plus countless hours of my time this week taking over the forum.

    Now I need you all to do your bit.

    Please become a...
    19th October 2017, 19:10
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