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Make Your Off-Road Adventure Pleasant by Being Well-Prepared

Friday, 26 August 2016 09:33:13 Europe/London

Are you planning to go on an off-road adventure in your Toyota 4x4 anytime soon? Well, in order to make your trip pleasant, you will need to be well-prepared in advance. By being well-prepared, it means that your Toyota 4x4 is in good shape to endure the rough terrains, and you have all the necessary 4x4 parts and the right tools for the trip.

Before hitting the road, it is of utmost importance to inspect your vehicle. You can do this by yourself, if you know how the automobile and its different components work, or by taking your 4x4 to a mechanic. By inspecting your ride, you will be able to identify any current or potential problems and fix them before they aggravate.

After inspecting your vehicle, it is now time to decide which tools and Toyota 4x4 parts you will need to carry on your trip. What tools and Toyota 4x4 parts you need to take depend on different factors, such as where you are going, for how many days you are going, with whom you are going, and so on. If it is a short, one-day trip, the requirement for the tools and 4x4 parts will be minimum. On the other hand, if it is a long, several days trip, the requirement will be more. Carrying extra may come in handy during the long off-road trips.

During the long distance, off-road trips, one of the most common problems is overloading the vehicle. Overloading the 4x4 vehicle may cause damage to the suspension. Therefore, carrying spare shock absorbers, as well as springs, bush kits, axles, etc. can be a good idea. Overloading may also cause damage to other parts of your 4x4; hence, make sure that for the longer trips, do not overload your ride.

If your vehicle is a bit old, then chances are, many of its parts and components are near the end of their lives. Therefore, you might need to carry more parts. But, carrying more 4x4 parts will overload your vehicle. So, what should you do?

Well, the answer is simple: carry generic Toyota 4x4 parts and just the right tools to replace them. Take, for example, a radiator hose. It is prone to damage during off-road driving, but that does not mean you carry different types of hoses that your vehicle has; rather, just carry a multi-fit hose and a rubber weld tape. A multi-fit hose and rubber weld tape will be enough to fix the problem, and they will not occupy much space.

Another good example is a belt. It is necessary to carry a spare fan belt for keeping the engine cool and running. You can, however, ignore carrying an extra timing belt or air-conditioner belt. The timing belt does not break abruptly, and you can still move on without a working air-conditioner. Carrying them will just occupy some space in your vehicle.

Carrying the right tools to replace the 4x4 parts is another important issue. You certainly do not need to carry all the tools and equipment to perform an engine overhaul during your off-road trip. What you need, however, is just the right tools and equipment that would help you remove and replace the Toyota 4x4 parts that you will be carrying. So, carrying what tools, to the most extent, depends on the Toyota 4x4 parts you will be carrying. Of course, carrying the standard toolkit is mandatory.

Always be well prepared before you embark on a thrilling off-road trip. Ensure that your Toyota 4x4 is in good driving condition by inspecting it or getting it inspected by a mechanic. Carry generic Toyota 4x4 parts and the right tools that will help you replace the parts you will be carrying. Also, carry the standard Toyota toolkit, and do not forget the essentials like food, water, cell phone, GPS, battery charger, fuel, oil, etc.

For original Toyota 4x4 parts, UK off-road aficionados come to us, KS International Ltd. We are the largest independent stockist of Toyota 4x4 parts in the UK, and we sell high-quality Toyota Land Cruiser parts, Toyota RAV4 parts, Toyota 4Runner Parts, and Toyota Hilux parts online. Click here to buy Toyota 4x4 parts online.

Apart from Toyota 4x4 parts, we also sell Mitsubishi 4x4 parts, Isuzu 4x4 parts, Nissan 4x4 parts, Mazda 4x4 parts, Daihatsu 4x4 parts, Ford Ranger parts, and Subaru parts online. Original Hino truck parts, Toyota truck parts, Mitsubishi Canter truck parts, and Isuzu truck parts are also available for purchase at our site.

If you need more information about our Toyota 4x4 parts or any other Japanese 4x4 parts and accessories that we sell, kindly contact us at +44 (0)20 8842 7567 or[email protected]rnational.com.

Posted in Toyota By KS International Ltd

The High-Quality Toyota 4x4 Parts That We Offer

Thursday, 28 July 2016 08:52:47 Europe/London

Do you own a Toyota 4x4? Which is it: Toyota Land Cruiser, Toyota RAV4, Toyota Hilux, or Toyota 4Runner? Whichever Toyota 4x4 you own, you need to know that at some point, you will replace its parts in order to ensure that it performs well and remains safe to drive.

We at KS International Ltd. are the largest independent stockist of Toyota 4x4 parts and accessories in the UK. We have been in business for over two decades and provide both original and aftermarket parts for various Japanese 4x4s, pickups, and trucks. For Toyota 4x4, we have aftermarket and original Toyota Land Cruiser parts, Toyota 4Runner parts, Toyota RAV4 parts, and Toyota Hilux parts in stock, ready for immediate delivery to any part of the world.

Check out some of the Toyota 4x4 parts and accessories that we have in stock, ready for delivery:

Toyota 4x4 Accessories

   

15 TONNE SNATCH BLOCK WITH CARRYING BAG

SAND LADDERS

 

   

FREE WHEEL HUB - MANUAL PAIR

UNIVERSAL TELESCOPIC TOW BAR WITH CARRYING BAG

 

Toyota 4x4 Axle Parts

   

FRONT SWIVEL & HUB SEAL KIT - BOTH SIDES

AXEL FRONT WHEEL BEARING KIT KOYO JAPAN

 

   

C.V. JOINT (ABS)

FRONT DRIVE FLANGE

 

Toyota 4x4 Brake Parts

   

BRAKE CALIPER

BRAKE DISC

 

   

BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER

BRAKE PAD SET

 

Toyota 4x4 Cooling & Heating Parts

   

THERMOSTAT

INTERCOOLER ASSY

 

   

RADIATOR

WATER PUMP

 

Toyota 4x4 Engine Parts

   

CONNECTING ROD SUB-ASSY

CRANK SHAFT

 

   

ELECTRONIC THROTTLE BODY

GASKET KIT ENGINE

 

Toyota 4x4 Transmission Parts

   

FINAL GEAR KIT DIFFERENTIAL FRONT

GASKET KIT AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OVERHAUL

 

   

PROP SHAFT

PROPSHAFT UNIVERSAL JOINT

 

Toyota 4x4 Suspension Parts

   

COIL SPRING

SHOCK ABSORBER REAR HEAVY DUTY (NITRO GAS)

 

   

STABILIZER LINK

VALVE ASSY HEIGHT CONTROL

 

Well, these were just some of the Toyota 4x4 parts and accessories that we have in stock, ready for immediate shipment. Aside from these, there are hundreds and thousands of more Toyota 4x4 parts and accessories that we have in stock. Just head to this URL https://www.ks-international.com/toyota/toyota-4x4-parts.html to search and buy the right Toyota 4x4 parts for your specific model.

Apart from Toyota 4x4 parts and accessories, we stock and sell original and aftermarket Nissan 4x4 parts, Mazda 4x4 parts, Daihatsu 4x4 parts, Mitsubishi 4x4 parts, Ford Ranger parts and Isuzu 4x4 parts online. Recently, we have also started selling Subaru parts, including Subaru Forester parts, Subaru Legacy, and Subaru Impreza parts, online. Do check them out on our site!

Posted in Toyota By KS International Ltd

Commonly Replaced Toyota 4x4 Parts

Wednesday, 1 June 2016 13:51:24 Europe/London

Every Toyota 4x4 owner will tell you that regular maintenance of the vehicle is crucial. By taking care of your Toyota 4x4, you can substantially increase its lifespan. There are some Toyota 4x4 parts that should be regularly checked, especially before you go on an off-road adventure so that you do not face any trouble during your trip. Here are five Toyota 4x4 parts that need to be replaced from time to time.

Spark Plugs / Glow Plugs

Petrol engines use spark plugs, and diesel engines use glow plugs. It is essential to change these plugs from time to time in order to keep your Toyota 4x4 running smoothly. The engine taking a long time to start, engine idling, engine surging, engine misfiring, reduction in fuel economy, lack of acceleration or power all indicate that it is time to replace the spark plugs or glow plugs. Note that glow plugs last longer than spark plugs so the time to replace them may be longer than spark plugs.

Brakes

Stopping your Toyota 4x4 takes its toll. And the toll is significant, especially when off-roading. The brake pads eventually wear out and need to be replaced. In order to retain the stopping power of your 4x4 vehicle, you have to replace the brake pads as soon as you first see the sign of their wear. Noise from the wheels, applying more pressure on the brake pedal, or a slight delay in stopping the vehicle all indicate that it is time to replace the brake pads or service the brake system.

Filters

Your Toyota 4x4 vehicle normally contains three types of filters: air filter, fuel filter, and oil filter. These filters prevent any solid particulates and unwanted contaminants from entering the engine. Not preventing the particulates and contaminants may reduce the performance of the vehicle; in some cases, they may damage the engine. These filters are usually made from fibrous materials, so they get clogged or dirty over time. Air filters can be cleaned sometimes, but the oil filters and fuel filters cannot be cleaned. Therefore, replacing them is the best option. Drop in power and fuel economy, as well as the overheating engine, are the indicator for the replacement of filters.

Headlights

You need working headlights in order to see clearly and drive safely at night. Replacing Toyota 4x4 headlights is not frequent. But since they are electronic components, they can go out unexpectedly. Replacement of headlights is imminent. Without working headlights, you will not be able to see where you are going at night. Needless to say, it can be dangerous driving in the dark. Before you hit the road for a long trip, just check your headlights by turning it on. If they are not working, replace them.

Suspension

The suspensions of your Toyota 4x4 are responsible for the overall handling of your vehicle. They also contribute toward the braking, as well as keeping you and the passengers comfortable by reducing bumps, vibrations, and road noise. They are, of course, very sturdy, but can wear out over time when subject to constant stress, especially an off-roading stress. Persistent driving on rough roads can easily weaken the suspensions. Before heading out for an off-road trip, check the suspensions for any oil leaks. Also, take your Toyota for a short run and notice if you can hear any unusual sound from the suspensions. If there is any oil leak or unusual sound, take your 4x4 to the mechanic and get the suspensions replaced.

There are many Toyota 4x4 parts that you will eventually have to replace. The above parts are just more common and need frequent inspection and replacement. Replacing these 4x4 parts at the earliest will ensure to keep your vehicle running in top condition for years to come.

Need high-quality Toyota 4x4 parts and accessories? For aftermarket and genuine Toyota 4x4 parts, UK 4x4 owners go to KS International Ltd. The largest independent stockist, KS International Ltd. supplies aftermarket and OEM Toyota 4x4 parts throughout the UK and across the world. Whether it is Toyota Hilux parts, Toyota Land Cruiser parts, Toyota RAV 4x4 parts or Toyota 4Runner parts, KS International Ltd. has it in stock, ready for delivery.

Aside from Toyota 4x4 parts, KS International Ltd. also supplies Nissan 4x4 parts, Mitsubishi 4x4 parts, Isuzu 4x4 parts, Mazda 4x4 parts, Daihatsu 4x4 parts as well as Isuzu truck parts, Mitsubishi Fuso truck parts, and Hino truck parts. Recently, KS International Ltd. also started selling aftermarket and OEM Subaru parts online, specifically for Subaru Impreza, Subaru Forster, and Subaru Legacy.

To learn more about KS International Ltd., or to buy Japanese 4x4 parts and accessories online, visit https://www.ks-international.com/.

Posted in Toyota By KS International Ltd

Keeping Your Toyota 4x4 Optimal

Monday, 2 May 2016 12:26:30 Europe/London

As a responsible Toyota 4x4 owner, you need to make sure to take good care of your vehicle. Taking good care of your vehicle ensures better performance and long life of your 4x4. But, how would you take care of your Toyota 4x4?

 

Well, first you should remember not to drive too hard, especially on the rough terrains. When you are going on an off-road adventure, be sure that you ease your Toyota on the uneven roads. Not driving carefully on the gravel, sand, snow, dirt, rocky, mountainous, or watery terrains can easily damage several Toyota 4x4 parts, like suspension, axle, brake, bumper, heating and cooling system, transmission, drivetrain, engine components, and so on. These damaged Toyota 4x4 parts will hamper the performance of your vehicle. In the worst case, damaged parts can leave you stranded in the middle of your off-road adventure as they no longer function at all. It is better to be safer than sorry by off-roading carefully.

You should also not drive too hard on normal roads. Normal roads are pleasant to drive on, and will not cause any immediate damage; however, driving too hard or overstressing your Toyota 4x4 will eventually deteriorate certain 4x4 parts in the short course of time. Deteriorating 4x4 parts will again cause performance issues as well as safety issues. Deteriorating 4x4 parts also hamper the fuel economy of the vehicle. For that reason, drive your Toyota 4x4 with ease even on the normal roads.

One of the most important factors in keeping your Toyota 4x4 in mint condition is regular maintenance. Take your Toyota 4x4 to the authorised dealer or Toyota specialist for the routine maintenance. During this maintenance, the mechanics will inspect your 4x4 and identify any problems that may aggravate later on and affect the performance and safety of the vehicle. During the routine maintenance, Toyota 4x4 oil filter, fuel filter, and air filter are also cleaned, or if required, replaced. Filters are among the most common 4x4 parts that get clogged and detriment the performance of the vehicle. From time to time, replacing Toyota 4x4 filters is necessary.

Finally, when the situations arise, replace certain Toyota 4x4 parts. Persistent use of the 4x4 or accidents can damage or deteriorate Toyota 4x4 parts. These Toyota 4x4 parts need replacement so that the vehicle can regain or retain its original performance and safety. Toyota 4x4 parts are easily available. Whether it is Toyota Hilux parts, Toyota RAV4 parts, Toyota Land Cruiser Parts, or Toyota 4Runner parts, you can find almost any Toyota 4x4 parts for your vehicle in the local store as well as on the online space. Further, you will also have the option to buy original Toyota 4x4 parts and aftermarket Toyota 4x4 parts.

In exchange for taking care of your Toyota 4x4, it will give you a pleasant drive always, for many years to come. Your Toyota 4x4 is a sturdy vehicle, but it also needs tender care!

When in need of Toyota 4x4 parts, UK Toyota 4x4 owners go to KS International Ltd. A reputed and largest independent stockiest of genuine and aftermarket parts for Japanese 4x4s, trucks, and pickups, KS International Ltd. supplies a wide range of 4x4 parts for various Toyota 4x4 models. Whether it is an old Toyota 4x4 model or a current one, KS International Ltd. has high-quality parts for it.

Along with Toyota 4x4 parts, KS International Ltd. also supplies high-quality Nissan 4x4 parts, Mitsubishi 4x4 parts, Isuzu 4x4 parts, Daihatsu 4x4 parts, Mazda 4x4 parts, Ford Ranger parts, and Subaru parts. KS International Ltd. even sells OEM Isuzu truck parts, Mitsubishi Fuso truck parts, Hino truck parts, and Toyota truck parts.

To learn more about KS International Ltd., or to buy Toyota 4x4 parts online, visit https://www.ks-international.com/.

Posted in Toyota By KS International Ltd

Toyota 4x4s & Their Exceptional Parts

Tuesday, 15 September 2015 08:00:00 Europe/London

Toyota 4x4s and their respective Toyota 4x4 parts are ingeniously designed and manufactured for serious off-road activities or highly demanding work. They have the capacity to carry heavy loads, pull lightweight cargos, tug other vehicles and drive through the difficult terrains where power and endurance of the truck are literally put to the test.

Toyota 4x4 Parts

These Toyota pickup trucks can do nearly anything you want to accomplish, and can prove to be excellent off-road vehicles. With solid built and outstanding looks, exceptional mobility and reliability are the cardinal features of Toyota vehicles. The Toyota parts, which are highly efficient and versatile, predominantly factor towards the unbeatable performance of the Toyota vehicles. Overall, Toyota 4x4 trucks are incredibly fun vehicles to drive.

Toyota 4x4 parts and accessories are designed and engineered carefully to improve the already powerful output of the truck. With the sturdy OEM Toyota 4x4 parts and accessories, the truck can do the hauling as well as pulling and dragging of heavy cargos in a much easier way. Hence, on your off-roading adventure to some challenging vistas, you will have the most thrilling experience as Toyota 4x4 parts and accessories have the most resilient performance to endure even the trickiest terrains.

Toyota 4x4 suspension parts provide the supporting forces that the truck requires when driving through rough terrains. In order to improve torque, horsepower and fuel economy, there are exceptional aftermarket Toyota 4x4 engine parts and filters available. Aside from these, there are Toyota 4x4 parts and accessories such as clutch kits, exhaust kits, steering assembly, body panels, brake parts, and other parts available that improve the overall performance of your 4x4 and make it secure.

All the Toyota 4x4 parts and accessories are designed to keep up with the already exceptional quality of the truck. The load helper kits enhance the payload as well as towing capacity; the engine and transmission parts improve the horsepower and performance; the filters contribute towards better fuel economy; the body parts increase the vehicle’s safety.

If you happen to buy Toyota 4x4 parts, just make sure to go for OEM parts. Find a reputable Japanese truck parts and accessories dealer in your locality and buy quality parts from them. Alternatively, these days, you can also buy Toyota 4x4 parts online from several well-established stockists. Some stockists, selling 4x4 parts online, also have excellent logistics in place that ensure quick and efficient delivery of parts to any part of the world.

Happy customising your Toyota 4x4 and all the best for your off-road adventure!

Posted in Toyota By KS International Ltd

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