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by Smiddyshaw
10 Mar 2016, 20:52
Forum: how do i
Topic: Shocks, springs, wheels and handling
Replies: 5
Views: 967

Re: Shocks, springs, wheels and handling

Any updates on the new springs ?
by Smiddyshaw
29 Feb 2016, 22:01
Forum: how do i
Topic: bigger alloys
Replies: 15
Views: 1196

Re: bigger alloys

MrDillon wrote:16" tyres with a 60 profile would be pretty much the same rolling radius as the stock 215/70 x 15 - so gearing and speedo accuracy would be unaffected.

If the wheels are wide enough 225's fill the arches nicely and don't foul anything


Do you have a photo of these fitted ?
by Smiddyshaw
29 Feb 2016, 21:47
Forum: how do i
Topic: bigger alloys
Replies: 15
Views: 1196

Re: bigger alloys

It would look good on them,but I think it might take a bit more than powervan spring lift,I'm trying to find the right bfg all terrain tyre size to fit too them rims after i get the powervan springs and shocks fitted
by Smiddyshaw
28 Feb 2016, 20:21
Forum: how do i
Topic: bigger alloys
Replies: 15
Views: 1196

Re: bigger alloys

Got these to go on,
What is the best size 16" tyre too fit ?
by Smiddyshaw
20 Feb 2016, 20:42
Forum: general chit chat
Topic: New member
Replies: 2
Views: 416

Re: New member

The surf I have now has had the following,
EGR blanked off
ATF cooler fitted
Viscous fan oil replaced
Rear heating pipes either bypassed or you could replace them
a new radiator cap
A bigger exhaust also helps :mrgreen:
by Smiddyshaw
20 Feb 2016, 10:11
Forum: photos
Topic: New bus
Replies: 0
Views: 488

New bus

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by Smiddyshaw
20 Feb 2016, 09:51
Forum: general chit chat
Topic: Hi anyone know why my 96 granvia is leaking coolant along drivers side underneath towards rear please help
Replies: 2
Views: 508

Re: Hi anyone know why my 96 granvia is leaking coolant along drivers side underneath towards rear please help

Hi I'm a new owner so I'm just getting up to speed with these but from my experience with surfs, I had one do the same and blew the head,it was the rear heater pipes running Underneath had corroded,if you haven't checked them yet I would,simple and easy fix could save you an expensive bill, hope thi...
by Smiddyshaw
20 Feb 2016, 09:34
Forum: general chit chat
Topic: New member
Replies: 2
Views: 416

New member

Hi from Durham,after 10yr+ of owning Toyota surfs it came time for something with more space,so I've ended up the new owner of a 3.0l 4wd 9 seater of 95 vintage,I'll be doing all the engine mods to help keep things cool then be ready to roll

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