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  1. izaakf60

    150 Series Mods

    Hi All, I’m planning on getting a prado 150 series gx Or gxl in the next few months. I can’t decide between petrol or diesel but I know I want to get a manual. I do mainly country long distance (usually at night) driving and beaching driving. Also what would be good first mods? Cheers.
  2. Hello, The OEM front lift struts (53450-69055) on my 2003 FJ120 are not working any more, I can't do anything without having somebody helping me by holding the hood. Having said that, I was working if there is better (not meaning cheap, I mean better :) ) option than the OEM lift struts. Otherwise, I'll go OEM. Thanks in advance.
  3. Hi guys, pls I need any advice, am about to buy a used 2016 Landcruiser prado 4.0 v6 petrol. Is the a good model?
  4. Hi guys first post....I have placed a deposit (subject to my mechanics inspection) on a 2006, 4.0L, 5 speed, V6 Petrol Grande, Auto, GRJ120R, 260,00kms.It's being sold by a Toyota main dealer in Adelaide. The asking price is $20k.it has Full-service history, drives nice and I was lucky enough to meet the previous owners when they traded it in.Now I've been after one for a while, and so posted a question on a Prado owner's "FaceBook page" regarding the asking price. Nearly all the comments (mostly from interstate) stated that I was being "ripped off" and that it is "way overpriced"! Some are s
  5. Hey guys! I own a 2001 Toyota Prado Grande petrol auto. Always serviced on time and well taken care of. Lately its been running a little rich. Long trips I've noticed it using more fuel than normal. Also, it has developed a little flat spot when pulling up to a round about or something and going to take off again, its seems to have a little miss. To top it off, if i was to put my foot down, it feels like its not getting enough fuel or air as it doesn't use all its power but then feels like that frees up somewhere in the rev range. Most wouldn't notice it but after driving it daily it
  6. Hi there - I have googled and done a good bit of research but really haven't arrived at a comfortable solution regarding a lift kit installation in my Prado. I have a Prado VX, 2011, Diesel, Auto, 150 series. I took the standard 18 inch rims that came with continental tyres as i intended on putting larger tyres on it but found sourcing Mickey Thompson or similar for the 18 inch was very expensive, and not a lot of selection. I have 17 Inch rims on with 265/65R17 and it drives pretty well i reckon. I am now starting to do some Beach driving and camping, and found that driving the beach in
  7. Hi everyone, I am new to the Prado world and struggling using the audio system in the Kakadu 2012 I can use the touch screen for tuning the radio etc, however the buttons on the Audio system itself do not do anything. Such as the Power on button, volume, tuning etc. I have been reading the manual and cant find anything that says these wont work. is there a setting somewhere, or do I just have a malfunctioning system? Any help would be much appreciated! Thanks
  8. I have had this vehicle about 6000 km. During this time I have done a double roundtrip Sydney-Hunter Valley (back to back) and the best fuel consumption displayed on the dash was 10.5 l/100km. I have noticed this is heavily damped (That means in case you don't know it does not change fast) I also have never had any different consumption around town. Always either 10.6 or 10.5. I rather expected this vehicle to do better on freeway driving, but that has not proved the case. Then a friend said I should check if the displayed reading is accurate. Its not. It should be 11.08, not 10.6. That was o
  9. I have a 2015 Prado Altitude which has the JBL radio used in various Toyota models. The radio has a terrible echo & feedback for anyone who calls me in the car. I dont hear the echo in the car, it is only people who call me from either mobile or landline phones. The supplier (Fujitsu Ten) and Toyota Australia have evaluated the car and confirmed the problem but dont have any solutions. Has anyone else experienced this type of problem with their JBL radios?
  10. Vaelen

    Rust Protection

    Hi Guys, I am new to Toyota Prados and new to offroading. The latest addition to my family is a 2007 KDJ120R. She is awesome and I have taken on the beach already. I am scared to death of rust, but there is no way she is avoiding the beach etc. What advice do you guys have for rust prevention and avoidance? Thanks.
  11. Hi fellow Prado owners, I have a 2008 D4D Prado that has been sensational to date. My problem is that I have been reading a lot about injector issues. Having been a owner of a 1999 Common rail Jackaroo for a number of years and having the misfortune of having had a fatal engine problem at 130K and the NEW replacement engine showing the exact same symptoms at around 100K, I decided to invest in a Toyota Prado. I trusted that toyota could build a great, Long life Diesel, common rail engine. However, of late, I have been reading a number of articles regards the issues stemming from the injectors.
  12. Hey guys! welcome to my first post! I am currently in the early stages of a 1kz-te conversion on my 94 dual cab lux as i shagged my 2.8. i have gone and sourced an intercooled 1kz-te out of a 99 Prado for a very reasonable price and an even more reasonable one for the entire car. For the conversion i need (from what i know) - Engine........ - KZN GB - KZN bellhousing - wiring loom to suit - 1 piece tail shaft THIS IS WHERE MY PROBLEM ARISES! The prado i have found would be great value for money if i buy it whole and grab what i need before parting/ scrapping the rest. However this particular
  13. G'day everyone, I have a Landy Disco 2 + Prado 1KZ engine conversion and it failed to start this evening. The car vehicle was fine this morning and I did stop by a few places before rushing off to a meeting at a school. It failed to start when I wanted to go home right after the meeting. Here's what I tried: 1. Initially I tried to start the car via ignition and it failed to start. The sound it made when I try the ignition sounded normal. 2. Had a local staff's Pajero to jumpstart the car via a pair of jumper cables, failed. We thought it was the jumper cables being the problem so we borrowed
  14. I have a 2004 Prado Grande with 170,000 on the clock which Ive had since new. The vehicle does not go off road is serviced regularly, and to date has run pretty much faultlessly. Last week as it was started in the morning and put into gear something failed - sound of little men with hammers, beating metal. Seems to be coming from the front of the vehicle? With gearbox in D the noise is there, in N it goes away. So obviously something has broken as the noise is only there when the driveshaft or gearbox is turning. It drives fine and changes gear fine, except for the noise. I had to drive it a f
  15. I've seen Prado's with custom LEDs ands stuff, but this in one of my other cars. 2005 Toyota prado -VIP style grill -22" Lexani wheels and tyres -LED Angel eyes headlight -LED style Tailight -LED foot step -LED fog Lights -HID (6000k) -Stock airbag suspension
  16. Hi All, I currently own a 2008 Camry Altise and a great car it is too. I'm thinking of getting another toyota (2nd VEH), maybe a RAV4? My question is this, I know my model Toyota has a timing chain, what years/models of RAV4/toytas etc also come with timing chains. Not a fan of timing belts and the excessive cost in servicing them. Thanks in advance. ^_^
  17. Hey there, Will an Auto Diesel Hilux ECU work in an Auto Diesel Prado (150 Series)? Both run on the D4-D 1KD-FTV 3.0l Turbo Diesel Engine Same compression ratios Hilux uses 4 speed automatic Whereas Prado uses 5 speed automatic The wiring harness would be different too I imagine? Camrolla
  18. Hi, I'm looking to buy a secondhand/used Prado 90 series bull bar (for a winch), it is non airbags. Im located in Sydney, NSW. If you have one you'd like to sell or get rid of, you can contact me at woolf.mk@gmail.com or call me on 0412 943 096. Martin
  19. Hi all, I recently purchased a 2007 grande and noticed that when I went to remove the third row seats the covers for the latch points were missing. Does anyone know where I can get some from, not worried about color matching? Cheers,
  20. Hello TOC Team, I've been looking for these Prado's for a while now and I just can't seem to find them. I presume they're rare. It's the Landcruiser Prado LJ Series.... I think that's what they're called ? I love the look of this series. I'm looking for the Turbo Diesel Manual Transmission 2.4L Diesel or 3.0L Diesel (preferred) If any knows the whereabouts of one for sale could you please send me a message. I'm in Brisbane but wouldn't mind bringing one from overstate. Thanks, Camrolla

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