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    Re: New Jimny to be discontinued???

    Sometimes these Greenies generate an itch in a dark place in my rear that I am hesitant to scratch in public.....
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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    I got some heavy use auto carpet from Pro Auto rubber in Milnerton, R150 / m, 2 m wide.
    Some of it is stuck down on painted plywood with spray adhesive, some with contact.
    Had one weekend with...
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    Re: New Jimny 2020 tyers for sale

    If I were closer....
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    Re: Corona Virus is over

    Hope to do the Old Postal route through Tankwa, that we were kitted up to do the first week of lock down >:(
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    Re: New Jimny automatic

    If you won't be driving in traffic, get the manual, cheaper, and a bit lighter on fuel.
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    Re: SHOULD I BUY A 2010 Suzuki Jimny??

    To buy or not to buy a Jimny.....
    Jimny owners will say yes, it is a great little 4x4, at significantly less cost than the nearest competition.
    But it is slow, has little packing space, and not...
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    Re: Lawnmowers & Weed-eaters

    Wow, my cheap Ryobi weed wacker has lasted more than twice as long as my previous two electric ones, in the same price class, maybe top of the line electric, at more than twice the price is of better...
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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    I started painting my workshop floor, found some old stoep paint....
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    Re: Guys, PLEASE!!! ALWAYS 4x4 on gravel

    My two cents, driving a Jimny....
    It drives noticeably more "connected" on gravel in 4x4, also seems to smooth out driving on corrugations a bit.
    Our group do a fair bit of driving sand tracks,...
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    Re: Lawnmowers & Weed-eaters

    Here comes a big spanner.....

    Ryobi, I have a list of Ryobi equipment as long as my arm, electric and petrol, things like drill presses, sanders, and yes, a chainsaw and a weedwacker.
    I have had...
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    Re: Jimny towbar

    Try the dealers, they might have old stock they desperately would like to sell now......
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    Re: How to completely remove the rear seats

    To re visit this topic, I also am in the process of removing the rear seats of my scoopy bonnet Jimny.
    The clips holding the front of the rear seat bench down has a horizontal lip facing forward,...
  13. Re: 2000 4x4 ISUZU KB250 "AUTO" FRONT HUBS NOT ENGAGING

    I had a KB43 with auto hubs...
    Most probably the grease in the hub has become old and sticky, or is the wrong kind.
    Even new they were a bit of a hit and miss affair, mine got replaced with manual...
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    Re: 3.2 ford engine failures imminent?

    I had the same experience on my old Isuzu KB 43 and Dunflop tyres......
    Weirdly, did not have that on my Hyundai H1 with Hankook tyres.
    Now I only have Jimny's, also with Dunlops, and have yet to...
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    Re: Roof rack?

    I have the Neo Trek roofracks, old and new Jimny, quite happy with them.
    As an aside, Thinus, the designer and builder of these is presently in lockdown in Gansbaai !
    The images of the roofrack for...
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    Jimny Load Space

    Wanted to do something like this for a while, and this Corona thing took away my excuses for not starting....
    Plus I had a bunch of old ply from packing cases, that I cut up, joined, and laminated...
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    Re: Loading a Jimny

    Jip, you can, and you will notice the back of the Jimny is not entirely square...
    And Her Highness can actually push her seat all the way back ;D
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    Re: Loading a Jimny

    I also settled for the "orerak", and as usual I did not fully read the instructions, so it is one solid board :-[
    Before I grab the jigsaw, I need to see if maybe I can get it in through the front...
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    Re: Suzuki Jimny lift options

    Jip, buddy of mine has the same gold Jimny, same problem with bumper, al lot of the sand obstacles we do pushes the bumper down and back.
    We found the metal brackets in this area rather flimsy....
  20. Re: Trip Report: Tankwa, Cederberg, West Coast & Northern Cape

    En daar is ons trip in sy peetjie in, dankie Covid 19 >:(
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    Re: Simple, but it worked

    A magneto generates a few thousand volts at lowish current while turning, enough to fire the spark plugs.
    Generators and alternators generate just enough voltage at a much higher current to charge...
  22. Re: Trip Report: Tankwa, Cederberg, West Coast & Northern Cape

    Dankie Frans,
    Ek voorsien nie dat ons slegter as 7Km/l gaan kry nie, selfs 'n dag se speel in LR in sand kry ons so 8 Km/l op die Jimny's.
    Van Ceres tot Ceres is die roete omtrent 380 Km, so as Op...
  23. Re: Trip Report: Tankwa, Cederberg, West Coast & Northern Cape

    Two of us planning a three day trip there, more or less.
    Start Ceres, Op die Berg, turn right to Tankwa Padstal, camp at Die Mond first night, {repair punctures}, left at Elandsvlei, Karretjies...
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    Re: New Jimny Tyres For sale

    Eish, pity you are so far, looking for those :(
    Is that the full set of 5 ?
    Took that type off my new Jimny, put them on the old one, that I am converting to my 4x4 plaything.
    Old Jimny tyres now...
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    Re: Brakes discs and pads - Front

    Just an update, Masterparts now also stock the 108.3 mm discs....
    That, and Metelli pads came to just over R900.
    Not a bad price increase for 5 years later ;D
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    Re: Old winch wanted

    Sorted, thanks.
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    Re: What did you do with your Suzuki today?

    Well....
    Yesterday we did this :-)
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    Old winch wanted

    Hi,
    One of my non-4x4 friends require a small electric winch to hack for some something he wants to build.
    So if you have a faulty or space consuming winch you would like to donate or sell please...
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    Re: Living with a Jimny and a baby

    Speak to minibus taxi drivers, they somehow get 48 kids into a Quantum.....
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    Re: jimny 2019 shock upgrade

    That is so, I had/have the first prototype, it has been modified/improved somewhat from the new images on the website.
    If you are close to the Bothasig area you are welcome for an eyeball inspection.
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    Re: jimny 2019 shock upgrade

    If you haven't got a roof rack yet, I suggest you look at the neoTrek products, I have their racks on both my Jimny's, and their awning, that I can swop between both vehicles.
    Just saying.....
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    Re: Waarom kamp julle nog ?

    Julle maak my nou sommer lus om te gaan kamp ;D
    Ek het nog nie eintlik meer as 'n drie aande kamp gedoen nie, maar selfs om sommer net een aand weg van die huis langs 'n stroompie of soiets te kamp...
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    Re: Fun at Ou Trekpad

    Jip, ours too, and the small turning circle of a Jimny really helps through the twists and turns.........

    See you there on Sunday ? >:D
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    Re: Fun at Ou Trekpad

    We were two Jimny's there last Saturday, tyres at 0.8 bar, even did some obstacles in 2x4 in the Playpen.....
    Sandpit, Jakkelsdraai, and the one to the left of the Sandpit when you come out of...
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    Re: jimny 2019 shock upgrade

    AFAIK Zombie is agent for Des Sol.....
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