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    Re: 3rd Generation Jimny Long Range Tank

    Hey guys,

    I am really looking into this option.

    Has anyone actually installed this?

    I see there is an 80L version for the Gen 4. Anyone know if that is an option for the Gen 3?

    So tired...
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    Re: WRND still relevent?

    I have had one in my Suzuki jimny,

    No issues at all,

    Mine is mounted under my dashboard, as it does state that it reduces current when the temperature gets hot. The unit its self I have never...
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    Re: Latele Pass, Lesotho

    not gonna lie that article got me so excited haha. I literally wana leave tomorrow haha.

    But I think a trip like this needs some planning..


    I would love to speak to someone who has actually...
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    Latele Pass, Lesotho

    Good day Peeps,

    As I continue my adventures and try to find hard, more extreme and difficult 4x4 trails in Southern Africa, I thought it was about time to investigate Latele pass in Lesotho.

    I...
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    Re: Toe-in... or toe-out?

    Silly question but surely a 0 degree toe would cause the wheels to wobble left and right and fight each other?

    I thought you always needed some sort of negative or positive toe so that the wheels...
  6. Re: Looking for an offroad overlanding route on the wild coast.

    Would you care to elaborate for me?

    I see you have traveled alot of africa solo, what makes the wild coast risky, sorry if i'm Naive, i would rather just know. I have just heard how amazing of a...
  7. Re: Looking for an offroad overlanding route on the wild coast.

    Thanks for this input, I am glad that you had no issues, I love overlanding and seeing africa, but do not enjoy feeling unwelcome or unsafe when camping solo.

    What was your route for your 3 week...
  8. Looking for an offroad overlanding route on the wild coast.

    Good day,

    We are looking to do a 10 day trip from jhb to the wild coast and back..

    I am looking for some nice heavy offroading roads. I love the beaten off the track roads. If i can use my...
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    Re: How I broke it:

    I really want to see the video of that Hilux, We heard it from a fair distance away. Someone must have a video somewhere.

    But yes you understandably had other things on your mind haha.

    ...
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    Re: How I broke it:

    @Hedgehog, I was there that day when you car broke. I did that hill in my Little Suzuki Jimny just before you guys arrived.

    I also have a video of the ford. (Similar angle to your youtube one),...
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    Re: Jimny Replacement Shocks !!!

    If you are looking for new shocks,

    I would recommend looking at the des-sol kits, Very well priced kit with extended coils.

    While you have the car on the lift i makes sense to do the full kit....
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    Re: 3rd Generation Jimny Long Range Tank

    How do you open the rear door?

    As much as I like that, That would drive me crazy. We open the rear door many many times while overlanding. Getting food and snacks from the fridge


    That also...
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    Re: 3rd Generation Jimny Long Range Tank

    Has anyone here actually bought and installed this tank?

    Really looking for some options here..
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    Re: Mounting rear speakers in '99 Jimny

    How is your floor mat rubber and not material?
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    Re: Jimny Dual Battery

    I managed to make a custom battery bracket to fit a 68AH AGM as well as my air compressor. Turned out really nicely..

    Checkout the build here:
    ...
  16. 4x4 orientated wheel & tyre service centre

    Good day,

    I am hoping someone can help me, I am looking for a tyre shop that actually knows how to work on 4x4 vehicles.

    Preferably in the randburg area. However willing to drive at this...
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    Re: New Ranger 4x4 system

    I would just like to add my 2 cents on the traction control with difflock.

    I think many people here underestimate how powerful having both difflock and traction control can be. Especially for...
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    Re: Homebuilt overlander

    Great work, I love all your custom designs and brackets, hinges, swing arms etc. Very innovative and a very professional Finnish. I am very impressed. I am keen to see how the custom drive train...
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    Re: diy wind turbine

    I came across this post as I have some car alternators lying around and also got my mind wandering.

    I see some people have mentioned that the load pulls the motor to a grinding halt. I am pretty...
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    Re: Breedsnek pass

    I did the pass this weekend,

    It was most certainly not difficult. However I would say it is a grade 2 with some grades 3s (if you take the more difficult line).

    Not for sedans, only high...
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    Suzuki Jimny Aircon Upgrade

    Good day,

    I have always found the jimny Aircon sub standard, Especially on trails on hot days.

    Now I know there are a number of components involved in the cooling.

    However I am in the...
  22. Re: Clutch Kit: Sachs vs LUK vs Valeo, Which One?

    Do you know who resells exceedy?
  23. Re: Clutch Kit: Sachs vs LUK vs Valeo, Which One?

    I am currently looking for a clutch for my Suzuki Jimny,

    They have a LUK for R2500.00 and a Sachs for R3200.00 and Asin for R3500.00

    I have read both good and bad things for each of them...
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    Re: 35mm wheel spacer for jimny

    Any updates long term?

    I am. Concidering spacers, I worry about the added forced on the front steering mechanism. Also does it not affect steering feel back when one wheel hits a small bump etc?
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    Extreme Adventure Club

    Good day Folks,

    I am wanting to start / put together a group/club inspired by the Australian 4x4 action adventure you tube series. https://www.youtube.com/user/4wdaction

    Anyhow, this is for...
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    Re: Camping Safety Paranoia

    This is a very sad & at the same time encouraging thread.

    Everyone's opinions are valid, and a sad truth.

    As a younger member (27) my new wife and I love overlanding and camping exploring...
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    Suzuki M18a s-1 vs s-2 heads

    Good day,

    I managed to get my hands on two m18a import motors, and while busy cleaning them up I noticed that their tappet covers where slightly different, this lead to me finding that the two had...
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    Re: TDI Jimny Project

    After reading this, cause I too want to do a diesel conversion,

    I think just buy a 2.8 Pajero short wheel base. haha much easier and simelar to a jimny.
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    Re: Runva Winches - Any experience?

    All very valid concerns. 30KG would cause problems on a stock Jimny. Luckily I have 100mm lift kit, which actually needs some front weight..

    That is allot of force on the chassis, This is why...
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    Re: Runva Winches - Any experience?

    Thanks for this,

    I find it quite difficult buying these days, as price is not necessarily a good indication of quality these days. I have heard bad things about the middle range Warns, and great...
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    Re: Runva Winches - Any experience?

    any feedback on these winches now that its a few years down the line?
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    Re: How damaging is corrugation?

    After reading this forum,

    I am really surprised at how shock absorbers are NOT designed to be heat sinks. I mean that is essentially what they are. Big heat dispensers.

    Why dont look like...
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    Re: Overlanding.. Do you really need a 4x4?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DgpvSFMRkEU

    Watch this video.

    Given hard low profile road tyres non deflated.... I would say YES.
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    Re: Overlanding.. Do you really need a 4x4?

    I'm definitely voting for 4x2 with difflock.

    If you are not towing, and not loading the car super heavy, 4x2 with difflock and soft tyres will go many (85%) places. Even on sand, It can't stop...
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    Re: Caster Corrected Radius Arms!!!

    How does the piped version compare to the cast version strength wise?
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