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    Re: New Jimny actual fuel figures

    Standard tyres, 110Km/h average highway, I get 12.5-13 Km/l
    That is with empty NeoTrek roofrack and awning.
    I have seen 13.8 Km/l once or twice, often get almost 500km on a tank.
    No figures for...
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    Re: Cederberg burnt out Disco

    About the most on topic comment......

    Most hardware stores sell the 1Kg or 2Kg powder type extinguishers, they are cheap enough insurance to replace every three years or so.
    Just mount them...
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    Re: Jimny engine??

    That is extremely stress full for the engine and some drive train components.
    And probably bad fuel consumption...
    Which is why the engine built up carbon.

    I would never let the rpm drop below...
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    Re: Fitting new shocks

    Go for it, really improves off road performance.
    Not as easy as the video on the site makes it look though......
    But I discovered a few shortcuts ;D
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    Re: 2019 Jimny roof rack

    You might also want to look at the NeoTrek roof rack.
    Very happy with mine.
    545171
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    Re: 4x4 Spots in Cape Town

    What vehicle do you drive ?
    Zook Troop is doing Ou Trekpad this coming Saturday, easy stuff, more a social thing.
    Sand only, but the drier it gets, the more interesting.
    Some mud and river...
  7. Re: Why did you buy a Jimny instead of anything else?

    Love Jimny, I have two.....
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    Re: Jimny Double Cab

    Ne' ?
    We have a very active group here in Cape Town, where our Jimny's regularly go offroad over weekends, and then get used as daily's during the week.
    And it doesn't break the bank to fill...
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    Re: SnoMaster/Kellerman Vs CampMaster?

    I know, very old thread......

    I've had a 46l or so SnoMaster for about 4 years now, came with a remote indicator for temperature and battery level.
    Still working perfectly....

    Last month Makro...
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    Re: Where to shoot?!! In the Boland area

    I know of a few unrestricted options, but they are all West of the N1...
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    Re: Jimny Double Cab

    Looks crap.......
    And you lose all of the advantages of the short wheelbase of a REAL Jimny ???
    Might as well then replace the grill and badge with any whatever pos takes your fancy.....
    Jimny it...
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    Jip leave the calipers, disconnect the swaybar ends, the brackets holding vacuum pipes and abs sensor cable, slide out the plate securing the brake hoses.
    The axle can now easily be pushed down to...
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    Re: The do's and dont's of sand driving

    Is what I like about Ou Trekpad, summer and winter driving vastly different......
    Now 1 Bar perfectly good, mid summer and later, probably 0.6 Bar.
    My fave playpen and camping spot ;D
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    Re: Hluleka Nature Reserve attacked

    Methinks you have hit the nail spot on.......
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    Re: Overlanding.. Do you really need a 4x4?

    There, fixed it >:D
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    Re: City of Cape Town and Traffic Fines

    Credit, where credit is due :)

    On the 19th of this month I applied for a license renewal, and discovered an issue with an outstanding summons for a transgression that was incorrectly issued....
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    Re: City of Cape Town and Traffic Fines

    And then, when you finally get through to the helpdesk by phone, it is
    "sir, you must bring all the documents to the court", like, the court is just around the corner, in the middle of a work day ?...
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    City of Cape Town and Traffic Fines

    I just need to vent, sorry....

    A few years back, my 85 year old Mother, that drives a Hyundai Atos, that lives in an old age resort in Hermanus, was issued with a fine for parking her
    Toyota...
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    Re: Onrus Caravan Park/Ou Skip Caravan Park

    School and University holidays you don't want to camp at Onrus......
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    Re: Jimny Shock Upgrade Advice Needed

    Jip, my setup, bought the complete kit in one go, little bit harder on the road, nothing that you won't get used to.
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    Suzuki specifies 30 Kg I think, if Front Runner specifies more using their racks, I would like to see where it is written, and if Suzuki agrees with it.
    Personally I would not put more than 50 Kgs...
  22. Re: Jimny damage on roof where the roof rack fits on to the roof

    Whow, 120 Kg !
    Section 4-13 of the handbook clearly states 35 Kg max !
    Must have been fun going around corners.....
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    Re: Jimny with Airlift 1000

    Triple Customs
    Greg is our goto guy....
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    Re: Couples therapy/counselling in Cape Town

    Go camping in some secluded spot, no tv, no cellphone, no internet, no people.
    For a week.
    Or two.
    If that does not work, nothing will.......
  25. Re: Indeflate - Inflate, or deflate two tyres simultaneously!

    I bought one, it is somewhat expensive, but it is very good quality, and it makes the whole deflate/inflate thing twice as quick....
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    Re: A stroke of genius? Or just being stupid

    With the amount of mud I had to hose off the underside after my last two outings, the camera would have needed a sprayer and wiper.......
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    Re: What did you do with your Suzuki today?

    Thanks !
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    Re: What did you do with your Suzuki today?

    Hi, who supplied those ?
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    Re: Alignment after lift?

    I just need to point out, this is no negativity on Des-Sol,
    great products, good prices.
    As mentioned I fitted the lift kit, and the winch bumper.
    Very happy, Jimny did very well at Ou Trekpad on...
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    Re: Alignment after lift?

    I am also wondering about checking alignment after fitting the Des-Sol lift kit....
    Even with a steering damper I was getting wobble at 80 Km/h.
    Then noticed the right front wheel a bit flat....
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    Re: Crispy Toyota

    Charging a Samsung phone from the rear power point ?
    It does look like most of the heat came from outside the panels......
  32. Re: What did you accidentally bring back after a camping trip?

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=528945&d=1558444583

    Wil net sÍ, 'n vrou wat daai lelike gedoente so optel is 'n "keeper".........
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    Re: Suzuki Jimny Auto FreeWheel Hubs

    If not in 4x4, the Jimny, old and new, is rear wheel drive.....
  34. Re: Weighbridge near me (Noordhoek, Cape Town)

    Closest Traffic Department weighbridge to you probably is the one on the N2 before Somerset West.
    Or contact City of Cape Town and ask ?
    Surprisingly they actually are clued up and helpful most of...
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    Re: Neotrek roofrack for Jimny

    Hi, just a caveat, I have no financial or business interests with Neotrek.
    I just think that they have very good products at very reasonable prices.
    I prefer to deal with local, approachable...
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