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    Suspension Re: GV Front Break Pads

    I tell myself its because the V6 is so much heavier than the little 4 pots that are in cars nowadays, that's why the pads wear so quickly, and I am sticking to it. (but yes it does suck that the box...
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    Suspension Re: GV Front Break Pads

    That is impossible, I have only had my 3.2 for like 40k km and I have changed my front pads like 3 times...
  3. Re: 2010 V6 Suzuki Grand Vitara with lift-carsick feeling

    I have found that the 3.2 suspension seems to start "loosening" after a while, which the mech at the local Suzuki managed to fix for me the last time I took it in and the car felt much better after...
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    Re: Grand vitara 3.2 engine light

    I had never heard of a 2.4 needing the throttle body replaced, the 3.2 on the other hand I think all of us have had to replace it after 100 000 km
  5. Re: How to disable park distance sensors on Freelander 2

    there are PDC's that are friendly to tow bars, maybe go to a shop that installs such things and see if they can either replace the 2 closest to the tow hitch with something else or if they can...
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    Re: Inverter - repair or replace?

    As it is a modified sine wave inverter, if its not just a blown fuse it will be cheaper to replace.
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    Re: Gried-Tied; Power during blackout

    Video is from 2013 so I don't think its groundbreaking anymore...
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    Re: Performance Brake Discs

    The question is how much did the heat treating and slotting cost?
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    Re: Reliable (honest) auto sound shop

    I would recommend car boutique audio just off beyers naude drive near cresta.
  10. Sticky: Re: Suzuki New Grand Vitara 2008+ Repairs & Modifications

    When I get home and turn off my car I have noticed that the car makes a high pitched humming / buzzing from underneath the car, it sounds near to the back axle somewhere. It doesn't seem to stop...
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    MediaRelease: Re: Suzuki Vitara upgraded for 2019 model year

    I still wish they would bring out the GLX in auto and all grip (and bring in the 1.4 turbo already Suzuki SA, I have seen donkeys that are faster than you guys)
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    Re: Best,most cost effective deep cycle batteries.

    who has R48k for a "battery"... crazyhttps://www.sustainable-energy-solutions.co.za/products/super-capacitors-battery
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    Re: 3.2 V6 Throttle Body?

    it is a sealed unit, there is no way to open the TB without irreparably damaging it (ask me, I know)
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    Re: Autolock when vehicle in motion

    In my search for a solution for the auto locking doors on a Vitara (also for my wife) I came acrossthe below link / product, looks pretty decent...
  15. Re: Window Tinting - recommended installers in Joburg

    I have had a number of my cars done at car boutique audio on beyers naude drive near cresta, never had a problem.
  16. Thread: Vitara 2018/19

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    Re: Vitara 2018/19

    Like I said, the turbo engines have been coming "next month" for the past 3 years. I very much doubt Suzuki SA will bring in the turbo....ever.
  17. Thread: Vitara 2018/19

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    Re: Vitara 2018/19

    aaah the fabled turbocharged zooki engine.... been "coming next month" for about the last 3 years... so I will continue to hold my breath. Looking to keep for more than 5 years so the reliability of...
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    Re: Input please - New OFF GRID solar setup

    590w continuously through the night, plus enough power during the 5-6 hours of solid light to recharge that kind of load, eina that's going to be a big system.
  19. Thread: Vitara 2018/19

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    Re: Vitara 2018/19

    Just checking, trying to convince the wife to get a Vitara as her car is due for replacement, just wanted to double check its a chain drive.
  20. Thread: Vitara 2018/19

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    Vitara 2018/19

    Hi guys,On the engine for the current 1.6 Vitara does it use a timing belt or a timing chain?
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    Re: What's going on gauteng

    Montecasino and Caesars Palace are always fun to visit, there is a rooftop bar in Braamfontein that is also quite popular (if its not closed for a private function as it often is).
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    Re: Where to eat out?

    plakas makes great starters, but we have found their mains as a bit of a let down, when we go we just order an array of starters.
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    Solar supplier - Randburg / West Rand?

    Hi guys,

    Does anyone know of a good shop to buy solar panels / systems in the randburg / west rand area?
  24. Re: Will sound deadening affect warranty at all? Does it add a lot of weight?

    there are a few different products, some weigh more than others, but to do the whole car I would expect around 15-20kg weight increase.
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    Re: urgent Grand Vitara 2.4 advise (coolant)

    159k for an engine, I would just do a transplant of something else if the engine is that buggered.
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    Re: Free flow exhaust, pro's and con's

    just replace the one box that you suspect is damaged with a free flow.
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    Re: Cost to heighten a wall

    The likelihood of getting a further 1m legally approved on an existing 4m wall is highly unlikely. But the chances of matching an old facebrick to current ones is even less likely. Just for the...
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    Re: CCTV Questions/Advice

    I used to be a hikvision fan, but have moved over to a brand called kguard as I find their products easier to use and more affordable.They have a 32 channel NVR with 8xpoe ports which is very good...
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    Re: My complete off-grid setup home.

    that's like asking a woman what her age is... obviously the answer is A LOT!
  30. Re: Chevrolet's "support" after leaving the country

    "'legally speaking" they are supposed to supply parts for 10 years but ya, its not like our government is going to do anything about that.
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    Re: Kazangula Ferry - Police Clearance

    you would have made it though, with a slightly thinner / lighter wallet.
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    Re: Where have the jacarandas gone in Mzuzu?

    maybe something to do with the shot hole borer beetle infestation currently happening in Gauteng... going to loose a lot of trees.
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    Re: Car Seat Organiser for Rear Passengers

    some like this is "more stable". https://www.takealot.com/universal-in-car-back-seat-holder-tablet-mount-stand-for-ipad-an/PLID43824868
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    Re: Suzuki goes Turbo! Finally...

    Its about flipping time, I been waiting for like 2 years for them to bring in the big turbo vitara.
    Hopefully we will get the AWD in auto.
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    Re: GV Parts Prices - Brakes & Wipers - insane?

    parts price gouging is not just limited to suzuki I am afraid but thankfully for the most part there are alternative suppliers that
    you can get parts for far more reasonably!
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