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by Rhinoman
Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:19 pm
Forum: Builds and Projects
Topic: the no dosh Vitara revamp
Replies: 391
Views: 82913

Re: the no dosh Vitara revamp

donkeychomp wrote:I think foam has moved on from the Leyland years...thankfully!
Yes you can't get closed cell foam now that doesn't suffer the problems of the old PU stuff, unfortunately what you have used is the old PU stuff.
by Rhinoman
Mon May 22, 2017 9:39 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Other engine swaps besides 1.6 vitara?
Replies: 5
Views: 1807

Re: Other engine swaps besides 1.6 vitara?

i will probably end up putting or at least trying to put in a xjs jag v12's i have availible. The 3rd option would be the v12 but i dont think there will be anywhere to sit if i fit that :p There won't be a lot of space with the XJS gearbox and the exhaust manifolds come down were the chassis rails...
by Rhinoman
Mon May 08, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: Jimny Specific Tech
Topic: Rust problems on BRAND NEW Jimny
Replies: 15
Views: 5843

Re: Rust problems on BRAND NEW Jimny

While you are at the dealer you should check on the terms of the warranty, they used to require a separate body service to maintain the corrosion warranty which isn't well publicised. Suzukis tend to be a bit light on rust proofing, its well worth having a waxoyl treatment or similar. A good coating...
by Rhinoman
Mon May 08, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Vitara Specific Tech
Topic: Number Plate
Replies: 11
Views: 3352

Re: Number Plate

On my Vitara the front number plate that i bought from Halfords they stuck it on with special heavy duty plastic double sided tape,my initial thoughts that it would drop off after a short while but it did stay on for about 3 years,as i understand it that is the way that they mount them on the bumpe...
by Rhinoman
Mon May 08, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: The Bar
Topic: Not my taste
Replies: 10
Views: 3415

Re: Not my taste

It also says its run with different wheels and tyres for the road. Mind you it also says they came as standard with 13" wheels and the 17s with the tyres that are on it can't be much different to stock diameter despite being described as 'massive'.
by Rhinoman
Sat Apr 29, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: New cam, lifters cleaned, now dead
Replies: 4
Views: 1160

Re: New cam, lifters cleaned, now dead

Maybe the bad cam was caused by a lack of oil pressure.
by Rhinoman
Sat Apr 29, 2017 9:47 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Out of timing
Replies: 8
Views: 1331

Re: Out of timing

Have you checked the crankshaft pulley woodruff key? constantly changing timing is a sign of a wrecked key caused by not tightening the pulley bolt adequately.
by Rhinoman
Tue Apr 11, 2017 10:47 pm
Forum: Vitara Specific Tech
Topic: egr valve
Replies: 9
Views: 1994

Re: egr valve

EGR improves part throttle efficiency so your fuel economy and throttle response will suffer without it. The idle is controlled by the ECU, you need to determine why its not fuelling correctly. Usual suspects are a bad O2 sensor or a cracked exhaust manifold, it could be a dozen other issues though,...
by Rhinoman
Tue Apr 11, 2017 10:32 pm
Forum: General Suzuki
Topic: Sj500?
Replies: 8
Views: 1834

Re: Sj500?

Isn't it an SJ50 rather than an SJ500?
by Rhinoman
Tue Feb 07, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Throttle position sensor, Where to buy cheaper??
Replies: 8
Views: 1337

Re: Throttle position sensor, Where to buy cheaper??

Have you confirmed that it is faulty?