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europalife's Toyota Hilux SR5 Dual Cab


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SR5 Dual Cab

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• Owned since:


2006 - new

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ARB Deluxe Bar (colour coded)
ARB rear step (colour coded)
ARB side steps (colour coded)
ARB Sprint Canopy
Warn 9.5xs winch (rope)
ARB underbody protection.
ARB High Intensity LED lights
Old Man Emu suspension
Hot/ Cold Shower mounted where the dual battery normally goes
ARB Compressor mounted where the dual battery normally goes
ARB air lockers(front and rear)
AirTec TJM Snorkel
Rear spot lights mounted under the tub
17 Inch Allied Scorpion Wheels with BF all terrain tyres (265 x 65R17)
Chrome Grill
Tow Bar
Recaro Seats (these make a huge differerce to comfort)
Custom Sheep skin covers - Aries Sheep Skins in Brisbane
Long Ranger Fuel tank - 140 litres
Pirhana Dual Battery System mounted in tub
Steinbauer power chipped with boost control
Taipan stainless steel exhaust system
Pioneer entertainment system with navigation/ ipod connectivity/ Bluetooth
Pioneer reversing camera
Kenwood speaker upgrade with 2 additional tweeters added
ARB awning with custom sliding brackets to account for Sprint canopy
Formula 1 tinting from Tint a Car
Bonnet Protector - Clear
Weather shields
Rhino spray on ute liner
ARB Recovery point
ARB Slide and Lock tie down points x 6 in the tub
ARB 60 litre fridge freezer mounted in tub (removable)
47 litre tub mounted slimline Dolium water tank with 12volt pump and hose
Bonnet gas struts supplied by Carryboy
Extended diff breathers
Thule roof racks
HD video recorder mounted on windscreen. Supplied by Car Kit Company
Automatic transmission cooler with fan
Redarc electric brakes to tow Australian Off-Road Quantum Camper (1750KG dry and 2150KG fully loaded)
Electric (EPRS) and chemical rust proofing ( no idea if it works) - ask me in another 10 years...


Future Modifications




Other info:


200 000km: trouble free motoring up to now, just replaced all injectors

220 000km: alternator replaced

230 000km: spiral cable for air bag replaced. $500 replacement cost ( this later was declared a recall item and i was refunded the money by Toyota)

250 000km: Hilux went into limp mode which happened shortly after steinbauer and taipan exhaust went on. Fault code was relating to boost sensor. Solution was to refit steinbauer unit with boost control. Extra $700 but solved the problem.

280 000km: fault code P2008 (58) - Intake manifold runner control circuit (open/short/failure). Hilux went into limp mode at speeds of between 80km/hr - 100km/hr at 4500rpm going up hills or under load. We could even get it into limp mode in first gear up hill at 4500rpm. Solution was too have the inlet manifold removed and was sent away to be pressure cleaned.
Removed and replaced with new EGR valve assembly and gaskets. Replaced all vacuum lines to EGR VSV. Removed and replaced with new MAF sensor in air box. Replace air filter (I had an air filter from taipan exhaust)

290 000km: fault code P1251 (34) - Turbocharger stepper motor circuit (intermittent fault). Hilux went into limp mode after stepper motor failed. Replaced turbo at a cost of $3500.

325 000Km: Turbo Oil drain back pipe to engine block gasket leaking oil. Removed and replaced leaking gaskets. $148




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