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by Rhinoman
Wed Nov 30, 2016 8:38 pm
Forum: New members
Topic: Getting used to my Vitara
Replies: 9
Views: 1584

Re: Getting used to my Vitara

If they are the original Bridgestone HTs then they were very poor in the wet when they were new. You should make sure that the tyres aren't over-inflated as well 23psi is all they should be.
by Rhinoman
Sun Nov 20, 2016 9:28 pm
Forum: New members
Topic: Mornin' and immobiliser woes!
Replies: 8
Views: 1998

Re: Mornin' and immobiliser woes!

My Apologies, for some reason my forwarder bounced your email. The ECUs for the RF engine Mazdas have an unusual memory chip for which there is no data so I'm unable to re-programme those, hopefully swapping out the ECU set will have solved your issues.
by Rhinoman
Sat Oct 08, 2016 11:17 pm
Forum: General Suzuki
Topic: Anybody Here Imported A Car Direct From Japan?
Replies: 9
Views: 2061

Re: Anybody Here Imported A Car Direct From Japan?

Importing from Japan has been done for years, go through an established importer and you should be OK. Japanese vehicles tend to be a bit light on rust-proofing so that will need to be done. Lights won't be E marked but that doesn't seem to be an issue, my Mazda Bongo never failed an MOT because of ...
by Rhinoman
Wed Oct 05, 2016 4:58 pm
Forum: Vitara Specific Tech
Topic: JX Vitara rear axle swap and brakes
Replies: 8
Views: 1777

Re: JX Vitara rear axle swap and brakes

I did try looking up chassis numbers to get a year...but so far the only list I have found state the 10th digit..and that on both numbers is 0...whyihc is not listed. So I am guessing the year may well be the V or the C ( Those sites usually use the US VIN standard, the international standard has n...
by Rhinoman
Wed Oct 05, 2016 4:54 pm
Forum: Vitara Specific Tech
Topic: JX Vitara rear axle swap and brakes
Replies: 8
Views: 1777

Re: JX Vitara rear axle swap and brakes

4:88 diff would be from a 4u, 4u2 1998-2001 or possibly a V6 model.
by Rhinoman
Sun Sep 25, 2016 4:51 pm
Forum: SJ series Transmission, Axles, Brakes, wheels and tyres.
Topic: Just Curious, Grand Vit 16" Wheels On An SJ, Pros & Cons?
Replies: 11
Views: 1783

Re: Just Curious, Grand Vit 16" Wheels On An SJ, Pros & Cons

Jimnys and Vitaras are 15" with the possible exception of the V6 Vitaras.
by Rhinoman
Fri Sep 02, 2016 7:06 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: sj 410 exhaust header ( performance !!!!! )
Replies: 8
Views: 1912

Re: sj 410 exhaust header ( performance !!!!! )

The Janspeed manifold and exhaust with an SU carb conversion makes a huge difference to the 410 engine.
by Rhinoman
Fri Sep 02, 2016 6:56 pm
Forum: General Suzuki
Topic: What model of Sammi is this??
Replies: 37
Views: 9297

Re: What model of Sammi is this??

He is on the Suzuki Samurai 2.0 page, I don't remember his name.
by Rhinoman
Tue Aug 30, 2016 5:50 pm
Forum: General Suzuki
Topic: What model of Sammi is this??
Replies: 37
Views: 9297

Re: What model of Sammi is this??

There is a guy on Facebook who sells a fibreglass version of that grill that will fit the earlier Samurais.
by Rhinoman
Mon Aug 08, 2016 11:09 pm
Forum: General Troubleshooting, Offroad Gear, Welding & Fabrication
Topic: rotten chassis!
Replies: 10
Views: 2138

Re: rotten chassis!

You could try and source another chassis with a receipt from Mike Harris. A simple chassis change doesn't add up to enough points to force a change to the registration number.