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    Re: 2020 Jimny Shocks

    Agreed! But, I always revert back to the dealer first .... same subject, but different application. My caravan had a similar problem and after 2 years still got the manufacturer to accept...
  2. Re: A-Frame towing New Suzuki Jimmy all grip 2020

    And yet, one sees numerous Jimny's being towed behind motorhomes. Spoke to 43 (!) motor home caravaners during their annual get-together at a caravan site outside Warmbaths end last year. All of...
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    Re: 2020 Jimny Shocks

    Most probably a stupid question, but with your new Jimny, and only 200 + kilometres covered, surely you should consider this as factory fault or warranty case? I'll be back to the dealer so quickly,...
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    Re: Treg Owners

    Hi there - I deleted your quote where no answers are needed.

    As far as I am concerned, your best bet is and will be the V6 route, especially if you can go to the Diesel variant. Since I have...
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    Re: Buying another Touareg V6

    Hi there! Have just read your posts about your 2013 Touareg and wondered what your opinion is after another 7 months of using the vehicle.

    I bought mine - also 2013 TDi V6 - a year ago, with...
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    New Jimny to be discontinued???

    Hi there, I have heard a rumour here in OFS that the new Jimny will be discontinued (or rather not sold anymore) due to the high pricing, and the fact that this model does not sell well at all.
    Any...
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    Re: Treg Owners

    Wow, this is expensive ... changed my pads - Brembo in front for R1700, rear - Ferodo - for R1120 Bought at Midas in Vereeniging. Discs were fine so still original. Bought the sensors from Goldwagen...
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    Re: Touareg: which one NOT to get?

    Honestly so would I.

    I was also in the market last year for a Touareg and eventually settled for "Geit" 2013 V6 TDI with 143000 kms at R290 000. Absolutely a fantastic car, but this one .. would...
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    Light protectors

    Hi there. I am wish to protect the headlights of my 2013 Touareg V6 TDi, but do not seem to find any available. Saw a VW Amarok sporting some, and was wondering whether these will fit? Any...
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    Electric and hand winch for sale

    Hi there! I have an electric (12V battery) winch complete with remote for sale - ideal for the Jimny! EWP 2500 very little used (only to pull my 1400 kg caravan up my drive way, once every 2 months)...
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    Re: Bottom protection plate. Interest?

    Hi there! Been reading (this last hour or so!) all the comments etc. from way back
    I have the 2013 V6 TDi Blue Motion and have been wondering about such a plate for some time ....
    So, how far is...
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    Re: Second hand Jimny Mileage Advice

    Although I have driven my Jimny at speeds higher than the legal limit (140+) I don't think the vehicle is happy at those speeds, although (apart from fuel consumption) the car handled quite well,...
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    Re: Sport or drive when towing

    Interesting topic, and hope you guys do not mind if I change this (slightly)

    I tow a Sprite SC Offroad - 1400 kg - with a Touareg V6TDi .... my very first auto vehicle so I am still learning! On a...
  14. Re: Jimny, AKA Puddle Jumper gets an awning. Thys-gemaak

    Thys, uiters uiters goed gedoen! Baie geluk!

    1.Hoeveel lawaai is hoorbaar wanneer jy ry?
    2. Verwyder jy die stelsel wanneer nie in gebruik?
    3. Hoe moeilik is die om af te haal en weer terug te...
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    Re: "Jimny Wave"

    Doing it all the time ..... however, here in Parys the Jimny's are so popular (we already have 2 of the new ones) we keep on waving!! Only 1 snotty old lady who just does not seem to be catching on...
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    Re: Treg Owners

    @ Karoo Klong How were these electrical connections blanked off?

    I merely removed the sensors from the connections on the car. Don't have them anymore so cannot refit!>:(

    @Marius - I like the...
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    "Check Brake pads" message ...

    Hi there! I changed my brake pads on my 2013 TDI V6 Blue Motion before setting off on a 3500 km trip through the Northern Cape, caravan behind.
    I opted to buy these...
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    Re: Treg Owners

    Netler and Karol ...... thanks guys, done that and found the "obscure" reservoir. Most relieved, thanks a lot guys!

    But, (apologies for the swearing) blerrie hell, and despite service books stamps...
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    Re: Treg Owners

    Netler, thanks for that, I have found the area where it should be, however, my rain "thingie" does NOT swing open as you described - see picture.
    539186

    I presume the rubber section at the top of...
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    Re: Treg Owners

    Hi there. Someone once said there are no stupid questions, only stupid answers, but, apologies for this, but this IS a stupid question:

    I wish to check the brake fluid level on my 2013 V6 TDi...
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    Re: Treg Owners

    Hi there!
    During my last caravan trip with "Geit", (my lovely TDI V6 Touareg), I busted the sidewall on one of my Nexen tyres. Had to jump over to Thabazimbi quickly (being Saturday morning) for a...
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    Re: Suzuki grand vitara 2.4 2010 clutch

    Hi there! I have to admit that the clutch on the 2.4 Manual Grand Vitara is the only bad mark against this incredible vehicle. I had mine (2011 model) replaced under guarantee at 60 000 kms, and when...
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    Re: GV Clutch Shudder - what gives?

    Hi there! I had a (beautiful!) Grand Vitara 2011 2.4 liter, manual and LOVED it.
    Main problem (and the reason why I eventually sold it) is the clutch - this is seriously under engineered for what...
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    Re: Suzuki Grand Vitara burning smell

    Yes, you are absolutely correct - WITH the chip my consumption suffered without the caravan behind.
    I put it down to the following reason ..... I normally drive - as far as possible - with the...
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    Re: Suzuki Grand Vitara burning smell

    I think you misread - I said the consumption DROPPED by the said amounts.

    I keep VERY good records of my vehicles ....

    Without the DASTEK chip
    The GV did 9,8 - 10,4 l/100 kms - with no caravan...
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    Re: Suzuki Grand Vitara burning smell

    I have to admit that the clutch problem was the one and only reason why I (reluctantly) let go of my Grand Vitara.

    As per another forum member above, my clutch also went at 61 000 kms. Admittedly...
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    Sticky: Re: SJ410, SJ413 & A15 - Technical Info

    Hi there guys
    I have an SJ 410, 413 Workshop manual available for sale.

    Contact me on nicow039 at g.mail.com
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    Re: Treg Owners

    I see in the May 2019 CAR Magazine that in the "shoot-out" between the so-called Luxury SUV's (being the Volvo XC90 T6; Audi Q7 45 TDi; Range Rover Sport HSE SDV6; BMW X5 xDrive 30d Steptronic and...
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    Re: Treg Owners

    Thanks for the welcoming words guys!
    What is a surprise to me is the small (?) number of Touaregs I do see on the roads (you know what it is like - now that I have one, I am always on the lookout...
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    Re: Treg Owners

    Hi there, OK, I have been eyeing this forum for a VERY long time ..... years ago got my MD (from USA) to buy a Touareg whilst doing MD duty here in South Africa ... a new 2005 2.5 Touareg. When he...
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    Suzuki SJ Workshop manual

    Hi there. After me selling (reluctantly, I can remember) my beloved Ben Laden in 2009, and not being able to get it back, I have decided to part with the workshop manual I bought for it. No use on my...
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    Re: Looking To Buy A Grand Vitara

    If I may add on to the above information:
    I drive the 2011 2.4 manual model. Very capable and great joy in towing my 1340 Off Road caravan. I tow at 100 km/h with the cruise control (the 2011 was...
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    Re: Jimny rear washer leak

    Seuntjie has exactly the same problem, pee'ing his pants when parked on a slope. Since I do not want to disconnect the rear washer, I also try and do my best by parking on a level. The CitiGolfs had...
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    Re: Jimny boffins, please help!

    Correct - that's why bought (after checking off course!!) although I stuck with the CASTROL brand .
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    Re: Jimny owners, help please

    OK, I just HAVE to add my 2c in here as well (apologies, but I did not read all of the comments - by the 4th post I realised that you should buy the Jimny in any case.)

    My "Seuntjie" has travelled...
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