1. Leo_

    Toyota Corolla 1.4 D-4D vs. VW Jetta 1.2 TSI

    Hi, I'm deciding to purchase a new vehicle (R250k) and I've narrowed my choices down to these 2. Carmag chose the Corolla over the Jetta, and gave the Corolla diesel outstanding reviews. Now I know I shouldn't just trust one review, therefore I'm asking the forum what they think of...
  2. Ivan Leon

    Japan may expand air bag recalls; worried about impact on industry

    Honda Motor and Mazda Motor may have to recall another 200,000 cars in Japan to replace Takata Corp air bags if Takata complies with a U.S. order to recall cars across the United States rather than just in humid regions. Several automakers in the U.S. have issued regional recalls of certain...
  3. K

    What is with the Toyota Verso Gearbox Problems?

    Friend of mine went off to America for quite a bit and left his Verso behind for me to keep running from time to time. He mumbled something about a dodgy gear box and having to replace it with a second-hand box. He also warned that pulling off in 1st especially on a hill the clutch misses the...
  4. Napalm2880

    Engine Malfunction Light on Toyota Corolla

    I have a 1997 Toyota Corolla (89000km on the clock:D). The engine malfunction light has been showing intermittantly for the last 10 000km (it comes on occassionally and then goes off again.) - so I'm assuming nothing is terribly wrong and it's just a faulty sensor. I'm tempted to purchase a...
  5. NeonNinja

    Toyota (Corolla) owners [USB]

    So my father upgraded his Corolla from 2010 to 2011, and the new one comes with the USB port. But each time I insert the USB with 5 MP3's in the root folder, it displays error 1. I tried it with FAT, NTFS and 5 x with FAT32, with 1 MP3 / 1 WMA, still displays "ERROR 1." So, how doe someone go...
  6. J

    Toyota testing new car communication system

    Toyota testing car-to-car communication Toyota is testing a new communication system for cars
  7. Radar1

    After Sales Service

    I have recently (about 3 months ago) bought a new Toyota Etios from McCarthy Toyota Centurion via a sales consultant named Kobus Scheepers. Kobus went out of his way so secure the sale and sounded like a very trustworthy fellow. Upon inspection of the car, at collection, we noticed that the...
  8. J

    Robotic assistant unveiled by Toyota

    Toyota introduces robot helper A new robotic assistant is unveiled by Toyota
  9. QuintonB

    Programmer charged with hacking Toyota

    Hacker charged with damaging Toyota systems A computer programmer from central Kentucky has been charged with hacking into and damaging computers used by Toyota.
  10. G

    Toyota Rav 4 vs Chery Tiggo

    Im looking for some advice on which is the best to buy second hand. I see the Chery is selling for a lot less and lower milage. However i worry about the quality. Please advise
  11. antowan

    Could the Cheetahs buckle the Sharks today??? Looks like they might. 2nd half to tell

    Could the Cheetahs buckle the Sharks today??? Looks like they might. 2nd half to tell...
  12. R

    Looking for Toyota Supra???

    Hi there, I'm desperately looking to buy a Toyota Supra. Year models 1992-2002. (2JZ-GE or 2JZ-GTE) All known sellers on gumtree and anazi I've called, but they all have some schemes or story. I'm raiding auctions and car dealers but no luck. If anyone knows someone who is selling such...
  13. H

    Looking for a new car? :D
  14. Pho3nix

    Toyota 1991 Twin Cab..Help !!

    Hey there Just replaced my carburetor and now the car wont idle..any thoughts ? Trying to figure it out myself cuz I love car's and would love to fix it but if all else fails will get it towed to a mechanic. Heard the are "knobs" that need to be adjusted ? Thoughts please...
  15. Creag

    Runaway Toyota mystery explained

    Source. They suggest it's probably driver error :wtf: ... lol :D
  16. L

    Volkswagen Caravelle Conversion / VW 2.1 to Toyota 4Y

    Can anyone direct me to a site or resources on how to convert a VW Caravelle 2.1 engine to a 4Y Toyota engine - so many Taxi's can't be wrong! I need to know where to get a conversion kit and the tipe of gearbox I should use with the 2.2 Toyota engine. I am down in Cape Town and is planning...
  17. Derrick

    Toyota uses flower power to soften Prius

    What do you do when you are a super large car manufacturer on planet earth and the flagship green car you are building gets criticized for having a larger carbon footprint during manufacture than normal gas guzzlers? Put some flowers on it of course! At least, that is what Toyota did at their...
  18. Rouxenator

    What a Hilux D4D Diesel tank looks like

    In case you were wondering, this is what the diesel tank of a Toyota Hilux D4D looks like. Now pay close attention because if you ever have this kind of view of your Hliux D4D diesel tank you are in for a whole lot of work to get it back onto the bakkie. So in short, don't take it off unless...
  19. S

    When I look at older cars around me...

    When I look at older cars around me, i always look for cars that stood the test of time. In my opinion, i always find Toyota's, VW's, Corsa Lites, Honda Ballades and the older Mercs (230E...). As i am looking to buy 2nd run around car between 30-45k, i am trying to identify which car will give...
  20. W

    Toyota Auris: Toyota Approved Panel Beater

    Hi Guys, I was hoping someone on this forum would be able to give me advice... I bought a used Toyota Auris with 20000 km on the clock at the end of February this year. Unfortunately I was involved in an accident a month later. My car was at Pro-Beat panel beaters (they’re Toyota...