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by topshotta20
June 23rd, 2020, 10:17 pm
Forum: TOYOTA
Topic: Import Toyota vehicle
Replies: 8
Views: 1855

Re: Import Toyota vehicle

Befoward
richie-rich wrote:Good day,

I am looking for a possible Japanese company that is reliable that sells Toyota vehicles to a individual person not as a company.

Could someone assist in helping me find a legitimate and recommended website where I can import a Toyota vehicle.

Thanks in advance.
by topshotta20
December 14th, 2019, 6:18 am
Forum: AUTOMOTIVE TECH
Topic: WTK: Dash light on Hiace (2008)
Replies: 8
Views: 6397

Re: WTK: Dash light on Hiace (2008)

The dash have all three lights shown in the pic but the light in the green box is the one that coming on after i drive for a few minutes amd staying on. I have no idea what it means any advice would be great. having this same situation u got it sorted out Toyota said oil needs changing The light ac...
by topshotta20
December 14th, 2019, 5:53 am
Forum: TOYOTA
Topic: Toyota Hiace DPF removal
Replies: 12
Views: 8086

Re: Toyota Hiace DPF removal

Might be better off doing a dpf delete. The emulators fail sometimes. Just an update: Bought and installed the emulator kit by AutoBoss in Penal for $4000. Proceeded by a muffler shop and gutted the DPF and the other two catalyst in the van ($1500). Everything works fine now. Will keep posted if any...
by topshotta20
October 2nd, 2018, 4:39 pm
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: DPF filter???
Replies: 60
Views: 10778

Re: DPF filter???

MG Man wrote:cool
I decided not to go with the dpf-delete
I removed and cleaned it this weekend...life is good again
By who?
by topshotta20
May 5th, 2018, 6:15 am
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: DPF filter???
Replies: 60
Views: 10778

Re: DPF filter???

mad wrote:Just an update
Went by Autoboss in Penal. Bought the emulator kit and got it installed for $4000. Then I went by a muffler shop and guts out the DPF and the other two catalyst on the van ($1500). Van working real good now. Will keep you guys posted if anything change.
How is this working out?
by topshotta20
November 13th, 2017, 4:21 pm
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: What oil u using in ur diesel van?
Replies: 826
Views: 135840

Re: What oil u using in ur diesel van?

kamakazi wrote:So in my quest for more affordable oil... I came across Gulf Superfleet Supreme 15w40 conventional oil. Just over $500 for 20litres. [emoji2]
Still have a while to go before I use it though... The last of the Fleetforce synth is currently being used

You using this as yet?
by topshotta20
November 10th, 2017, 7:58 pm
Forum: Car Classifieds - Buy, Sell or Trade
Topic: Trinidad & Tobago MVT, VAT, CD and Transfer Fees
Replies: 262
Views: 289196

Re: Trinidad & Tobago MVT, VAT, CD and Transfer Fees

d.d.s. wrote:Besides cash, can anyone verify if LO at Caroni accepts credit card?

No linx no credit card about a few months ago. Could be the same. They never accepted credit card as far as I know.
by topshotta20
September 9th, 2017, 5:57 am
Forum: TOYOTA
Topic: Toyota Hiace DPF removal
Replies: 12
Views: 8086

Re: Toyota Hiace DPF removal

mad wrote:Just an update:
Bought and installed the emulator kit by AutoBoss in Penal for $4000. Proceeded by a muffler shop and gutted the DPF and the other two catalyst in the van ($1500). Everything works fine now. Will keep posted if anything changes

Which other 2 catalyst are you referring too
by topshotta20
August 30th, 2017, 2:52 pm
Forum: Car Classifieds - Buy, Sell or Trade
Topic: Trinidad & Tobago MVT, VAT, CD and Transfer Fees
Replies: 262
Views: 289196

Re: Trinidad & Tobago MVT, VAT, CD and Transfer Fees

metalgear2095 wrote:Is it possible to get financing for an imported vehicle if you plan on bringing it in yourself or with the help of a broker?

The vehicle have to be in Trinidad from what I have heard
by topshotta20
August 26th, 2017, 8:44 am
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: What oil u using in ur diesel van?
Replies: 826
Views: 135840

Re: What oil u using in ur diesel van?

kamakazi wrote:Lange Trinidad... Contacted Chaguanas Branch to have it sent to another that was more convenient.
The container is not easy to pour from though.. There is another conventional oil available in a bucket for $600 as well

Should have kept my gallon containers
by topshotta20
August 25th, 2017, 9:46 pm
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: What oil u using in ur diesel van?
Replies: 826
Views: 135840

Re: What oil u using in ur diesel van?

kamakazi wrote:So in my quest for more affordable oil... I came across Gulf Superfleet Supreme 15w40 conventional oil. Just over $500 for 20litres. [emoji2]
Still have a while to go before I use it though... The last of the Fleetforce synth is currently being used

Where would I get this
by topshotta20
August 18th, 2017, 5:36 pm
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: What oil u using in ur diesel van?
Replies: 826
Views: 135840

Re: What oil u using in ur diesel van?

kamakazi wrote:Lubetech used to... Not sure if they still sell to public and their prices are sometimes more expensive than retail outlets.

I have 3 quarts just need a gallon. Price smart changed the type or could it be mixed
by topshotta20
August 14th, 2017, 12:13 pm
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: What oil u using in ur diesel van?
Replies: 826
Views: 135840

Re: What oil u using in ur diesel van?

Who sells chevron delo besides pricesmart?
by topshotta20
July 17th, 2017, 11:55 pm
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: DPF filter???
Replies: 60
Views: 10778

Re: DPF filter???

question cause I honestly don't know, can the DPF be gutted or removed? Will that cause check lights or affect performance? I ask because given our standard of fuel would bad DPFs be a norm? Gutting or removing the DPF will put the vehicle into limp mode. It will bog down and underperform. I believ...
by topshotta20
June 6th, 2017, 7:48 pm
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: What oil u using in ur diesel van?
Replies: 826
Views: 135840

Re: What oil u using in ur diesel van?

This is what price smart carrying now Image
by topshotta20
March 4th, 2017, 6:21 am
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: What oil u using in ur diesel van?
Replies: 826
Views: 135840

Re: RE: Re: What oil u using in ur diesel van?

@calor 679-0500 is the number I have for the business that I believe are the distributors for Valvoline...I can't remember the name but they are located on the old southern main road. About 5-10 mins heading north from by the heliport in Couva @shotta and havoc Still have the Delo, still planning o...
by topshotta20
January 11th, 2017, 6:28 pm
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: Inspecting your Truck in Licensing Office
Replies: 173
Views: 47902

Re: RE: Re: RE: Re: Inspecting your Truck in Licensing Office

Can anyone tell me if the MGW and TARE sign that is usually painted on all "T" vehicles can be a decal instead of paint? It should be painted and depends on how the officer feeling at the time if it's sticker. I inspect last year, where I had a sticker. They made me go and paint it on, by...
by topshotta20
January 11th, 2017, 11:50 am
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: Toyota oil filter
Replies: 9
Views: 1622

Re: RE: Re: Toyota oil filter

sweeks wrote:Once it's original yes. There are lots of places selling fake oil filters.

Post a pic of the top of the box. There should be the toyota insignia on the top of the box.

I saw it on top. Used it already. Looking at running it for 10000km.
by topshotta20
January 10th, 2017, 3:50 pm
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: Inspecting your Truck in Licensing Office
Replies: 173
Views: 47902

Re: RE: Re: RE: Re: Inspecting your Truck in Licensing Office

Can anyone tell me if the MGW and TARE sign that is usually painted on all "T" vehicles can be a decal instead of paint? It should be painted and depends on how the officer feeling at the time if it's sticker. I inspect last year, where I had a sticker. They made me go and paint it on, by...
by topshotta20
January 10th, 2017, 12:50 pm
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: Toyota oil filter
Replies: 9
Views: 1622

Re: RE: Re: Toyota oil filter

sweeks wrote:There is also yzzd4 which is also a bit longer.

How much is it by Chinee?

It's the parts place next to the chinee. Forget the name of the place. 80. Just wanted to know if it can be used
by topshotta20
January 10th, 2017, 12:58 am
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: Toyota oil filter
Replies: 9
Views: 1622

Re: RE: Re: Toyota oil filter

kamakazi wrote:That is the slightly longer one that is similar to the one used in the hilux... How far East of Cross crossing is the parts place

By the chinee
by topshotta20
January 10th, 2017, 12:36 am
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: Inspecting your Truck in Licensing Office
Replies: 173
Views: 47902

Re: RE: Re: Inspecting your Truck in Licensing Office

jpec wrote:Can anyone tell me if the MGW and TARE sign that is usually painted on all "T" vehicles can be a decal instead of paint?

It should be painted and depends on how the officer feeling at the time if it's sticker.
by topshotta20
January 7th, 2017, 9:36 pm
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: Inspecting your Truck in Licensing Office
Replies: 173
Views: 47902

Re: RE: Re: Inspecting your Truck in Licensing Office

rum-like-water wrote:Whats the approx wait time for appointment these days? same day?

Went Thursday and got month end. You can get within 1 to 2 weeks
by topshotta20
January 7th, 2017, 9:36 pm
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: Inspecting your Truck in Licensing Office
Replies: 173
Views: 47902

Re: RE: Re: Inspecting your Truck in Licensing Office

rum-like-water wrote:Whats the approx wait time for appointment these days? same day?

Went Thursday and got month end. You can get within 1 to 2 weeks
by topshotta20
January 7th, 2017, 9:35 pm
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: Inspecting your Truck in Licensing Office
Replies: 173
Views: 47902

Re: RE: Re: Inspecting your Truck in Licensing Office

rum-like-water wrote:Whats the approx wait time for appointment these days? same day?

Went Thursday and got month end
by topshotta20
December 13th, 2016, 4:32 am
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: Toyota oil filter
Replies: 9
Views: 1622

Re: Toyota oil filter

Did you notice it's yzzd3 and not yzzd2. Bought by a parts place east of cross crossing next to the chinee them
by topshotta20
December 12th, 2016, 8:32 pm
Forum: Trucks & Pickups
Topic: Toyota oil filter
Replies: 9
Views: 1622

Toyota oil filter

Anyone ever used this

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by topshotta20
December 12th, 2016, 8:29 pm
Forum: TOYOTA
Topic: Toyota oil filter
Replies: 2
Views: 847

Toyota oil filter

Anyone ever used this filter

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by topshotta20
December 11th, 2016, 8:02 pm
Forum: TOYOTA
Topic: LF: A diesel mechanic
Replies: 1
Views: 959

Re: RE: LF: A diesel mechanic

redo23 wrote:looking for a very reliable diesel mechanic who knows about the Toyota hiace engine 2L, 3L and 5L.
pls send contacts,
Thanks!
280-9565

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