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    Re: urgent Grand Vitara 2.4 advise (coolant)

    That's a bit rough. I remember from a previous thread someone was quoted about 28k for their portion. They paid for parts and Suzuki SA for labour, so about 50k in total.
  2. Thread: Lion & Rhino Park

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    Re: Lion & Rhino Park

    I did the first loop close to the entrance. You'll be fine, it's just a clearance issue as others have mentioned.
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    These guys: http://www.firewoodfarm.co.za/

    These guys: http://www.firewoodfarm.co.za/
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    Thanks for the reply, I will definitely be...

    Thanks for the reply, I will definitely be looking at this.
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    Bundu power Generac BP5000 generator

    Anyone have any experience with these? They are American "made" (in China?), cheaper than the Japanese but more expensive than the Chinese brands.

    I'm just worried about after sales service,...
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    You can choose what your notification type should...

    You can choose what your notification type should be. Can be none, daily, weekly or instant.
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    I'm sure you'll love it! May this be a great year...

    I'm sure you'll love it! May this be a great year for you!
  8. Thread: GV Auto newbie

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    A lift kit and bash plates are a must IMHO. You...

    A lift kit and bash plates are a must IMHO. You never know when you want to go on a trail and need the extra height, especially when you deflate the tyres. JNel doesn't recommend 16" rims with a 2.4...
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    2009 could be facelift or non-facelift. Facelift...

    2009 could be facelift or non-facelift. Facelift has the 17 inch wheels and VSC/ESP, I would suggest the facelift version - much better ride. If it's a non-facelift I think you could do better in...
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    Yeah, from what I've read that definitely doesn't...

    Yeah, from what I've read that definitely doesn't work, and now the proof. There was a thread on the suzuki forum (http://www.suzuki-forums.com/2g-2006-grand-vitara/) where they suggested unplugging...
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    I've seen an EFS suspension advertised by jka...

    I've seen an EFS suspension advertised by jka offroad I think. It's for the 3.2 I think.

    Wouldn't mind one in my 2.4.
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    Either that's pricey or I'm cheap...

    Either that's pricey or I'm cheap...
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    If it's the same one I am thinking of it was...

    If it's the same one I am thinking of it was fixed under warranty.
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    If he's coming then I'm sure it will be fine....

    If he's coming then I'm sure it will be fine. Will RSVP now.
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    Bass lake normally closes the 4x4 route when it...

    Bass lake normally closes the 4x4 route when it rains. I see the rain forecast is not looking good, any special arrangements with Mr Pepper or plan B?
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    Don't get a battery from the dealers, I think...

    Don't get a battery from the dealers, I think they quoted me well over a grand for one and advised me to get it done somewhere else. Got a SABAT for R 800.
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    Fuel consumption with the auto is not good at...

    Fuel consumption with the auto is not good at all. The manual from what I have seen is better, there is a consumption thread here somewhere with the details. Just do the math, consumption is not a...
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    I spoke to Deon who's the workshop manager at...

    I spoke to Deon who's the workshop manager at Suzuki Bramley. He said that they have never encountered a cracked block that couldn't be explained by some valid reason like an obstructed radiator and...
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    Good luck. I hope Suzuki start fixing this at no...

    Good luck. I hope Suzuki start fixing this at no cost as a goodwill measure. We don't all have 80k hanging about for an engine.

    What is your mileage BTW?
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    Sorry to hear. I hope it comes in at way below 80k

    Sorry to hear. I hope it comes in at way below 80k
  21. Thread: Service parts

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    Ask Samaya, he's got some magic going there when...

    Ask Samaya, he's got some magic going there when it comes to aftermarket parts. Brakes have been discussed before by him on this forum.
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    Thanks for all the advice, went there this...

    Thanks for all the advice, went there this weekend and loved it. The weather was reasonably good, we had some rain on the first night and had no problems. The tent is good, but you get what you pay...
  23. Thread: GV headlight bulbs

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    Front right just went, quoted R 286 for OEM,...

    Front right just went, quoted R 286 for OEM, needless to say, I'll be heading to Midas soon.
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    SWAMBO wanted something affordable so we settled...

    SWAMBO wanted something affordable so we settled on the instant 420 which is an upgrade on the 410. I set it up in the garden and there was some rain later. Thankfully no leaks!
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    Opinions on the Campmaster Instant 410

    I had a look at the tent below, going for 2k at makro. I wanted to find out if anyone has any experience with this tent. I am going to spend a couple of days at the Mahai camp in the Drakensburg this...
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    @ Raymond du Plessis How far does R 100 000 go...

    @ Raymond du Plessis

    How far does R 100 000 go for a cross border recovery? Would it have comfortably covered this recovery? Would it cover something like this in Kaokoland etc? I'm just asking...
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    I had it replaced today, the sound seems to be...

    I had it replaced today, the sound seems to be gone. Thinking back, this sound only appeared after a trip through some water as Bosvark a while ago with the Suzuki club.
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    My belt makes a noise when the aircon is on, it's...

    My belt makes a noise when the aircon is on, it's loudest when in reverse and less so in drive (auto box). I had it checked out but was told it's nothing to worry about, but after reading this thread...
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    I need to replace the front brakes, very little...

    I need to replace the front brakes, very little padding left and it squeals when you start braking. Suzuki Bramley quoted me R 1 679.27 fitted including their 15% discount (supposedly).

    I am going...
  30. I would like to know the status of the vehicle on...

    I would like to know the status of the vehicle on eNatis. I think TransUnion offers a one time free vehicle check for new members (I've used mine up already). Check what the status is on that, if it...
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    Can I also drive Mr T or do I have to I have to...

    Can I also drive Mr T or do I have to I have to show you a spec sheet first? Anyway here it is http://www.globalsuzuki.com/automobile/lineup/grandvitara/spec/5door.html

    Now when can I drive Mr T?...
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    It looks like these guys made the accessories:...

    It looks like these guys made the accessories: http://www.piranhaoffroad.com.au/product/seriously-suzi/ss-suzuki-grand-vitara

    Not entirely sure what's going on with the rear muffler, because they...
  33. Thread: Renault Duster

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    LOL, that was hilarious! But I have to ask why 5?...

    LOL, that was hilarious! But I have to ask why 5? Did you get them for free?
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    GV tyre pressures when off road

    I wanted to know what do the GV drivers deflate their tyres to when off road? Beach sand, mud, gravel, (Gauteng) trails etc.

    I run the stock 225/65/17 HT tyres and deflate to 1.9 for (Gauteng)...
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    Good looking GV in Oz

    Menai 4x4, Ford pk ranger vs Suzuki grand vitara vs Nissan

    The GV did well IMHO, the driver also seemed to choose better lines than the other two. Pity about the rocks :'(
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