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10 Apr 2018 14:01 #191520 by Jwrigley
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Anyone know if these arches would fit a 2001 Jimny?

LAND ROVER DEFENDER 90,110,130 extended wheel arch set of 4. Black. Flexible
Completed

Jimnying round Cumbria

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10 Apr 2018 16:45 #191530 by Riccy
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Will require a bit of trimming to fit here and there. The LRs have very flat sides, Jimnys are rounded and have body moldings as well. Probably never going to fit perfectly, but depends what your after.

J999 MNY, M16 VVT, R7me gbox & Rocklobster,
31x10.5r15 Cooper STT, 2x ARB Lockd' 3.9 diffs & twin compressor,
6.5" total lift, Zookbob HD steering shock, Ignis recaro's
Custom bar & arches, rocksliders & guards,
Snorkel, K&N, 13500lb Winchmax, Buzzweld, etc, etc

Plus ULYSSES (06' trayback project)

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10 Apr 2018 17:53 #191534 by Keithy
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I prefer the ones I make....but I could be biased!

Suzuki Jimny Bodykit
Completed

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10 Apr 2018 18:12 #191538 by Jwrigley
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Any recommendations on extended wheel arches that arent too expensive anyone?

Jimnying round Cumbria

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10 Apr 2018 18:34 #191540 by Keithy
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Rubber floormats and rivets?

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10 Apr 2018 21:54 #191547 by Jwrigley
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Cheers Keithy any specific recommendations?

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11 Apr 2018 08:43 - 11 Apr 2018 08:46 #191560 by yakuza
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But will probably not look good.. Cheap seldom does sadly..

The Keithy ones from the post above here, and the very expensive and hard to get, Arctic trucks / formverk / Icelandic / extreme 32 ones are the only ones that look good in my opinion..


formverk.is/brettakantar/suzuki-jimny/

Some of the other alternatives are so ugly i will not even mention them to avoid upsetting those who have them.

2005 Jimny M16A VVT, 2" Trailmaster, 235/75-15 MT
1987 SJ413 lwb, G16BB, 4" trailmaster, 2xARB, 4.16:1 transfer, 325/60-15 MT -project in pieces..
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11 Apr 2018 10:30 #191564 by Jezz
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Im going ugly soon. But not land rover ugly.

It's been fettled just a tad.

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11 Apr 2018 14:42 - 11 Apr 2018 14:44 #191568 by S200KYS
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Mine are fugly, Land Rover F'ugly...

If you go for the single skin moulded ones like these -

LAND ROVER DEFENDER 90,110,130 extended wheel arch set of 4. Black matt.
Completed


They can be heated with a hot air gun to get a tidy(ish) fit -







Depends what you want to do with your Jimny? Mine gets greenlaned once a month and pushes through lots of undergrowth, these have been on for a few years and have taken loads of abuse, been reattached and repaired over time...

(Mine's running 31" x 10.5" tyres on offset rims for sizing reference)

  • S200KYS Jimny - 5" lift, 31"s, 4.87:1 Rockwatt Crawler , Rear ARB, twin winches, etc... and BT54VTS 'daily driver' ;)

    Trade as Bits4Vits and ZookBOB on eBay ;)
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    12 Apr 2018 10:53 #191617 by Jjbradshaw1
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    I'm currently saving for these ones, think they loo ace and aren't to spitefully priced.

    www.lrchallenge4x4.co.uk/product.php/6825407/
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    12 Apr 2018 18:58 #191635 by Jwrigley
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    Doesnt show a price for me how much?

    Jimnying round Cumbria

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    12 Apr 2018 19:03 #191636 by Jwrigley
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    Also how much wider are they then the original arches?

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