29/01/10 - Expensive mistake - Update

29/01/10 - Expensive mistake - Update

Just got the new boots from the Suzuki dealers this afternoon. It its clear now what the problem is, the new ones are to the right of each pair in the pictures. The old ones have certainly swollen through the use of oil (now I wonder if oil works on human body parts in the same way ! )

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27/01/10 - Expensive mistake!

27/01/10 - Expensive mistake!

Some of you may have seen my plea in the forum for help re-fitting the small rubbers onto the sliders on the front brake calipers. I spent nearly 6 hours trying to fit them, if you were watching my webcam experiment last night you would have seen me in the garage trying to get them fitted for the second evening.

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12/01/10 - More bearings!!

We went out to the TV4x4 monthly off-raod event at Oxley's Shaw in December (see the pictures HERE)

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20/11/09 - Indicator UPDATE

Just an update...

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17/11/09 - Indicator failure

So I went out today to collect some plywood for the boat (the roll cage makes an excellent roofrack!) and noticed when turning that all four indicators flashed. It doesn't matter which way you turn they all flash together. Fortunately the workshop manual is quite good and goes through a diagnostic to determine whats wrong and it diagnosed that the flasher relay has failed. Its marked up as a DENSO 065500-5350 flasher unit, Suzuki part 38610-84F00. A search of the Internet brought up nothing I can buy (unless I want it in lots of 100!) so its off to the Suzuki dealers (and I bet its not a cheap item!)

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