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    Re: Chameleon Jimny (JB43) - From Stock to Now..

    I used normal 2K and hardner mix.
    Did about 6 or 7 coats. and let it sit for 2 weeks before installing it to let it dry properly.

    I didn't remove the powder coating it came with, just sanded it...
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    Re: Brake Pads for Suzuki SX4

    Sx4(2016+) uses the same brake pads as the Swiftsport (zc32s, zc33s) and Swift 1.4gls (Zc82s).
    Front :
    Ebc Ultimax = R900
    Ebc greenstuff = R1200
    Ebc Yellow Stuff = R1700

    Rear :
    Ebc Ultimax...
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    Re: Chameleon Jimny (JB43) - From Stock to Now..

    You can Contact Zook Spares for the bumper and the exaust System.


    There is another Biiiig Post comming..

    Just need to finish what I am busy with. [emoji6]
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    Re: Chameleon Jimny (JB43) - From Stock to Now..

    #Freeflow & Branches

    The centre cat started to make one hell of a noise as it was completely destroyed.I had it cut out by Noise Boys and replaced with a pipe and the sensor intact(1st pic).. The...
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    Re: Chameleon Jimny (JB43) - From Stock to Now..

    #Wheel Spacers.

    Again. this is a mod where there are plenty of opinions about. If it is good or bad ect.. I am not going to go into that as there are to many opinions on that, I have mine and you...
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    Re: Chameleon Jimny (JB43) - From Stock to Now..

    So in between Figuring out the whole Micro Overlanding Rig a few other upgrades also happened..

    #Tires

    Time came after I think the 3rd Puncture on the OEM Tires.. Wich was also slightly old...
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    Re: Chameleon Jimny (JB43) - From Stock to Now..

    #RoofTop Tent

    This is a very touchy Subject it seems.. Espesially for a Jimny.. And there are manny opinions about it.

    However we where contemplating the Idea of getting a rooftop tent anyway...
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    Re: Chameleon Jimny (JB43) - From Stock to Now..

    #Drawer System.

    This did took quite sometime to get because I was doing some of my own research on it 1st. Had a look at quite a few diffrent options not just what other people have done in...
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    Re: Chameleon Jimny (JB43) - From Stock to Now..

    #Install a Duel Battery System

    Because of Previous experience from the the whole In-Laws family, I purchased and installed the National Luna Duel battery Kit that contains the Smart Selenoid, and...
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    Re: Chameleon Jimny (JB43) - From Stock to Now..

    #Build the Floor Board.

    After getting the Fridge and Planning for a weekend at 3 Provinces we realized very quickly that it is a complete waist of space to keep the Back seats in. So we removed...
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    Re: Chameleon Jimny (JB43) - From Stock to Now..

    #The Fridge

    We where already Set on National Luna But did not know which one would fit. Ended up with a NL60 Twin. This was the biggest fridge we could fit with one of the seats folded down.. At...
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    Re: Chameleon Jimny (JB43) - From Stock to Now..

    After the Sound upgrade, we started to focus on getting the Jimny's interior rigged for Camping / Over landing.


    As we have decided to build the Jimny into a Mini Over landing rig..

    Thus we...
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    Re: Mabua entry / exit

    I really hope this changes by September, as my trip is planned to go in Via mabua, and exit at 2 Rivieren.
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    Re: Jimny Gen3 Steering Wheel swap

    It is possible. however the wiring harness for steering wheel controls is not there. as well as the slip rings won't be interchangeable. as the wiring harness for the Steering wheel controls also...
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    Re: Chameleon Jimny (JB43) - From Stock to Now..

    Next Upgrade to be done..

    SOUND SYSTEM UPGRADE -> this I can go into some detail with as it is also a topic on the JB43 that has been asked about over the years.


    So the Sound system consist...
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    Re: Chameleon Jimny (JB43) - From Stock to Now..

    During the Same period of Suspension upgrades and protection kit installations We did a few outings in between. which I am not going to get into.

    The Standard Plastic bumpers are 100% good but was...
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    Re: Chameleon Jimny (JB43) - From Stock to Now..

    Tbh I have never Weighed the protection gear as it is a no-brainer to rather hit a piece of metal than have a mechanical failure on the parts you needed to protect as things happen no matter how...
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    Re: Chameleon Jimny (JB43) - From Stock to Now..

    Because We Live in Gauteng and the Dealership we bought the Jimny from was not really helpfull (or it could have been the sales person).

    Opted for some Smash and grab. And found out what all Jimny...
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    Chameleon Jimny (JB43) - From Stock to Now..

    Hi All,
    This Thread has been a long time coming.

    Due to some questions and requests on another part of this forum. I have decided to do a Little build thread of Our Jimny (much like what I have...
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    Re: SJ 413 speedo too fast occasionally

    It is running of a cable. if it is loose you have a problem already.
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    Re: Post a Photo of your Camping Setup

    Allright, I will go do a Writeup just like what I did with Spongebob The Sj410
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    Re: Unstable Revs when putting foot down

    Sounds to me like you need a new clutch.

    Other issues that can be related is a faulty coilpack, Sparkplugs not gapped correctly,
    and Dirty throttle body. That also causes similar issues.
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    Re: Post a Photo of your Camping Setup

    Thank you.

    Packing the Jimny is like playing tetris to get everything to fit, and there is definitely 0 space for Nice to have's. you only take what you need.

    My trip to Kzn the last 2 weeks...
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    Re: Cape vidal camping

    We rocked up at Cape Vidal as well, and was able to get a campsite for 5 days..

    It is a nice place to go to but the following irritated the hell out of me.

    1. The appauling state the ablushion...
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    Re: Post a Photo of your Camping Setup

    Done Some micro overlander setup on our Jimny.

    This was a test our vehicle setup trip to the Kzn south and North Coast last week for our Kgalagadi trip Later this year.

    Went down to Caribbean...
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    Re: What is your advice?

    1.9tdi caddy problems..

    @GremlinCreeper can write you a whole book on it. We changed motors and still have the same problems (Cylinder 1 switches off).
    However he can perhaps help you out with a...
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    Re: Old Rail formation 4X4 track

    Hi, I see that this thread exist about this route, so no need to just start a new one to find info around it.
    I am planning to take this route as a little de-tour from JHB to Port Edward on 21 March...
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    Re: Cape vidal camping

    I Called yesterday, according to the Person on the other side of the phone they are full from the 10 March all the way to end of April. (I tried to get a booking from 26-31March).

    Like in how? it...
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    Re: Sodwana Bay Camping Site

    Good post, I am planning to go there between the 26th to 31st of March 2021.

    And I have also heard that there is some probable safety issues in the area. Would really like to know if this is...
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    Re: Suzuki jimy 2021

    This is not entirely correct. on the gen 3 the roof rails is rated for 30kg(it is those stupid aluminum rails with the plastic mount points that you get as standard with a Jimny, they are useless...
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    Re: Suzuki Jimny Roof Ratings.

    I had a chat with an engineering friend that spesializes in metal stresses ect, and we even had a look at the video links I posted, diffrent cars, and roof racks.

    Load ratings in manuals, only...
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    Re: Suzuki Jimny Roof Ratings.

    Thanks for all the comments thus far.
    Speed :
    one thing Is for certain. Speed and Jimny does not go in the same sentence. Now add some stuff on the roof, that causes even more wind resistance to...
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    Suzuki Jimny Roof Ratings.

    These 2 videos was released recently by 2 Australian you tubers.

    https://youtu.be/r32xd9z4SZ4


    https://youtu.be/eMx232haRyo


    So where does this leave a gen3 (jb43) Jimny with its roof load...
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    Re: Gauteng 4x4 Trails

    Has been addressed. Thanks. :-)
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    Re: Gen 3 Jimny Roof spoiler

    Zook spares have stock of them.
    You can give them call.

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