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11 Jul 2018 09:54 #194186 by Gadget
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Chiffon Ivory metallic you mean? :) I like it, it goes with the whole 70s retro feel.

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11 Jul 2018 10:20 #194187 by Lambert
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Hearing aid beige.

It's not a Jimny. It's my Jimny

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Boing said Zebedee (blue)

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11 Jul 2018 21:07 - 11 Jul 2018 21:11 #194206 by jim
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11 Jul 2018 21:19 #194208 by Busta
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I'm pleased to see they have progressed the design whilst so much of what made the old Jimny great has been kept. I was so worried it would lose the 3 L's- ladder chassis, low range and live axles.
My observations:
Reverting to stick 4wd is a bonus.
Proper fold flat seats are nice, as well as a few well thought out storage options and durable materials.
The front seats look a little more supportive.
The traction control looks to work well and an optional LSD on top of that will be fantastic.
There is lots of tyre clearance in those arches.
The little mirrors for seeing along the nearside are very neat!
They've added a steering damper, which is a hint that they haven't found a definite solution for the steering wobble.
Still drum brakes on the back. Discs would be nice but I suppose not necessary.
There's no mention of how the front hubs engage. I'm guessing it's still a vacuum system which is fine with me but will disappoint others.
I like the styling and there is a reasonably good choice of colours

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11 Jul 2018 21:33 #194210 by Busta
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auchenblae wrote: For those of us that do a lot of road miles, one big issue was the engine noise at 70mph that by and large made you reduce speed to about 60mph or so.

I thought the 1.5 litre engine would be a big help but doing the calcs the new 1.5 is doing 3,539 revs and the old car is doing 3,660 revs not realy much different.

The car is being optimised for off road use which is correct as Suzuki now have 4 car type units with 4WD.

The Vitara, SX4, Swift and the Ignis and talk of a new Grand Vitara in the next year or two.


I've never found the engine noise an issue, but you have to remember there is only so much a small engine can do. At 3,500rpm the 1.3 is making barely 45hp. A longer 5th gear would put the engine revs too low so it lacks the power to maintain cruising speed.

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11 Jul 2018 22:17 #194212 by auchenblae
Read my post again. I was not saying that the 1.3 that should have longer gearing. The 1.5 is 20% more powerful than the 1.3 and I would have expected the 1.5 to be higher geared than the 1.3 by more than 2% or so.

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12 Jul 2018 04:28 #194215 by facade
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Lambert wrote: Hearing aid beige.


I don't think so, being male I can't see many colours, but I'm sure hearing aids used to be a bit more pinky-brown than that.
It looks like the colour that they used to do the poverty spec. metros.

Dark green looks about the best to me...

If it suddenly breaks, go back to the last thing that you did before it broke and start looking there :)

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12 Jul 2018 07:49 - 12 Jul 2018 07:50 #194217 by Gadget
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The beige mostly reminds me of this:

FJ40

It's the colour I'm going for. I might be on my own on that one though :laugh:

Has anyone found the accessory catalogue images in a larger size? I'm yet to find any that you can really see the details.
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12 Jul 2018 08:27 #194219 by mark98
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Gadget wrote: The beige mostly reminds me of this:

FJ40

It's the colour I'm going for. I might be on my own on that one though :laugh:

Has anyone found the accessory catalogue images in a larger size? I'm yet to find any that you can really see the details.


Take a look at this: www.suzuki.co.jp/car/jimny_sierra/pdf/accessory.pdf

I did post a link a few days ago on this thread to this accessories page on the Japanese site as well...
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12 Jul 2018 09:15 #194222 by MadsV
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I def would go for blue or kinetic yellow, have to see the kinetic in person first.. would love a REALLY yellow colour! For me as a painter the silver black green beige is to boring :lol:

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12 Jul 2018 09:59 - 12 Jul 2018 10:00 #194225 by Gadget
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mark98 wrote:
Take a look at this: www.suzuki.co.jp/car/jimny_sierra/pdf/accessory.pdf

I did post a link a few days ago on this thread to this accessories page on the Japanese site as well...


Thanks Mark, exactly what I was after - I did see your previous post, but the link went weird for me the first time I tried, works a treat now! :)

Haven't even seen the car in the flesh yet, but already building a shopping list of accessories :D
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12 Jul 2018 10:31 - 12 Jul 2018 10:36 #194229 by Jezz
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Interesting bit tranlated from that accessory list.

Limited slip differential kit
(LSD)
AA 33
(27400-80820)
Helical gear type for rear differential
111, 510
Circle
(Main unit price 79,920 yen + reference installation cost 31,590 yen)
* Depending on the conditions, the function may not be fully demonstrated.
* For installation, the designated differential oil
(Suzuki 4 wheel Super Gear Oil 80W-

It's been fettled just a tad.
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