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  Topic: Grinding noise
chrisvitarasport94

Replies: 3
Views: 114

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Mon Sep 07, 2020 4:10 pm   Subject: Grinding noise
that what I though so removed it and refitted factory fixed hub and still get the same noise
  Topic: Grinding noise
chrisvitarasport94

Replies: 3
Views: 114

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Sun Sep 06, 2020 5:08 pm   Subject: Grinding noise
Hi all, long time since I’ve posted
Mk1 vitara 1.6 8v SWB soft top Sport ‘94, owned since ‘97, for the last 15 years a greenlaner only, 1000 miles pa, 80k on the clock
In recent years clutch ...
  Topic: Vitara Pre 96 front axle, 1.6, 22 spline . Available
chrisvitarasport94

Replies: 0
Views: 1875

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 6:21 pm   Subject: Vitara Pre 96 front axle, 1.6, 22 spline . Available
Hi all, I can post in classifieds, but do these remain in demand?

Pinion bearing has gone, so I've had mine swapped.

Mine is avaiable for refurb
  Topic: Vitara Mk1 window mech broken
chrisvitarasport94

Replies: 12
Views: 2975

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2016 7:56 pm   Subject: Vitara Mk1 window mech broken
Cheeky
  Topic: Vitara Mk1 window mech broken
chrisvitarasport94

Replies: 12
Views: 2975

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2016 4:18 pm   Subject: Vitara Mk1 window mech broken
and 3.99 of Halfords silicon lubricant later, all is well Smile

I loosened off again the bolts that hold the lower window edge onto the riser, lubed the window channels, ran it up and down a few time ...
  Topic: Vitara Mk1 window mech broken
chrisvitarasport94

Replies: 12
Views: 2975

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Tue Feb 09, 2016 10:46 pm   Subject: Vitara Mk1 window mech broken
Yes, I assumed that and ran it up and down a few times loosely assembled to find its own position. I think I'll have to try it again. Thanks
  Topic: Vitara Mk1 window mech broken
chrisvitarasport94

Replies: 12
Views: 2975

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Sun Feb 07, 2016 9:55 am   Subject: Vitara Mk1 window mech broken
picked up a replacement mech last weekend from Sid Smith, lubed it and fitted it today, to find that the cause of the original breakage is that the window is binding just before it is fully closed, ca ...
  Topic: Vitara Mk1 window mech broken
chrisvitarasport94

Replies: 12
Views: 2975

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Sat Jan 30, 2016 5:02 pm   Subject: Vitara Mk1 window mech broken
ok, it all came out easily, the cable is not broken, but the top end plastic bush is shattered, and the cable off of the roller - I can put it back, but cant keep it there

I'll try a used one I hav ...
  Topic: Vitara Mk1 window mech broken
chrisvitarasport94

Replies: 12
Views: 2975

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Thu Jan 28, 2016 8:43 pm   Subject: Vitara Mk1 window mech broken
Thanks guys
  Topic: Vitara Mk1 window mech broken
chrisvitarasport94

Replies: 12
Views: 2975

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Tue Jan 26, 2016 7:16 pm   Subject: Vitara Mk1 window mech broken
Hmmhm. Grinding noise and then the manual winder skipped and jammed. I guess the mech is rusted jammed broken, so off will have to come the door card. Anyone had to make such repairs before please ? ...
  Topic: Vitara snorkel
chrisvitarasport94

Replies: 5
Views: 1374

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Sun Oct 18, 2015 12:24 pm   Subject: Vitara snorkel
in the early days of Safari, only a near side snorkel was made, and a flexitube over the engine was the solution
  Topic: Mk 1 Vit arches - 9247 search responses
chrisvitarasport94

Replies: 9
Views: 2434

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2015 8:09 pm   Subject: Mk 1 Vit arches - 9247 search responses
so the rubber arches are off and undamaged, front wings have light surface rust and can be rubbed out and touched up, rear wings front corner of each arch have rusted through, so will be welded for MO ...
  Topic: Is a heim spacer OK with just a 2inch lift?
chrisvitarasport94

Replies: 8
Views: 2041

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2015 8:06 pm   Subject: Is a heim spacer OK with just a 2inch lift?
I have one on my 2.5" lift, added after the lift and better with than without
  Topic: Mk 1 Vit arches - 9247 search responses
chrisvitarasport94

Replies: 9
Views: 2434

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Sat Aug 29, 2015 6:02 pm   Subject: Mk 1 Vit arches - 9247 search responses
Hi Munkee, I had come across those, which would do the job, but I'm not entirely taken with them.

I'm seeing my bodywork guy Tues, and may come back to you
  Topic: Mk 1 Vit arches - 9247 search responses
chrisvitarasport94

Replies: 9
Views: 2434

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Fri Aug 28, 2015 5:31 pm   Subject: Mk 1 Vit arches - 9247 search responses
http://forum.difflock.com/userpix/4658_may04fos_2.jpg

old pic pre winch bumper, to show present arches

I've had the car 18 years and want to keep it going
  Topic: Mk 1 Vit arches - 9247 search responses
chrisvitarasport94

Replies: 9
Views: 2434

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Fri Aug 28, 2015 5:30 pm   Subject: Mk 1 Vit arches - 9247 search responses
ok, so the tin worm means that I'll have to do something about my wings and arches for the MOT, and I fear that when I take the lovely irreplaceable original rubber lips off they'll break up

defen ...
  Topic: help,the sad story...
chrisvitarasport94

Replies: 22
Views: 5731

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Mon Jul 06, 2015 6:02 pm   Subject: help,the sad story...
do a reccy, and visit with some BF bolt cutters and a trailer and winch, go get it one night, replace the padlock with a new one, keep the key
  Topic: My tyres
chrisvitarasport94

Replies: 15
Views: 5395

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Wed May 20, 2015 8:42 pm   Subject: My tyres
a sensible choice of tyre
  Topic: Diff wind up ?
chrisvitarasport94

Replies: 2
Views: 914

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Mon Apr 06, 2015 5:04 pm   Subject: Diff wind up ?
on my Vitara, it first happened to me before I knew what it was - reversing into a tight space there was a "bang" at the front

on tarmac in 4x4 the inner & outer F wheels rotate at th ...
  Topic: virara shaking that stuff!
chrisvitarasport94

Replies: 17
Views: 2385

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2015 7:59 pm   Subject: virara shaking that stuff!
my original hemi spacer bolts broke many years ago and I swayed down the lane to the RAC recovery truck - sassy !

I bet your bushes are all knackered as a result of the significant extra strain put ...
  Topic: Getting back in the game, who's still around?
chrisvitarasport94

Replies: 53
Views: 16757

PostForum: The Lounge   Posted: Mon Mar 09, 2015 8:13 pm   Subject: Getting back in the game, who's still around?
Nigel, hi ya

can you come out to play one day?
  Topic: Adjusting CB aerials
chrisvitarasport94

Replies: 2
Views: 14981

PostForum: Electrical, Comms and ICE   Posted: Mon Feb 23, 2015 8:59 pm   Subject: Adjusting CB aerials
what do we think about the CB aerial mounts that are "arms" connected to the spare wheel mount, and locating the base of the aerial high up but just below the roof line?

any good? can ...
  Topic: been playing in the shed
chrisvitarasport94

Replies: 10
Views: 2948

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Sun Feb 22, 2015 10:00 am   Subject: been playing in the shed
nice job there
  Topic: Vitara for light competitions and laning
chrisvitarasport94

Replies: 26
Views: 7925

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Tue Feb 17, 2015 3:28 pm   Subject: Vitara for light competitions and laning
nice one !

http://forum.difflock.com/userpix/4658_dusty1_2.jpg
  Topic: Odd wheels?
chrisvitarasport94

Replies: 9
Views: 1699

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Sun Feb 15, 2015 5:43 pm   Subject: Odd wheels?
does the body wiggle side to side if you shove it ? that could just be tired bushes etc
  Topic: What tyres & why ?
chrisvitarasport94

Replies: 12
Views: 3965

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Sun Jan 11, 2015 2:16 pm   Subject: What tyres & why ?
In have BFG MT 31"s with the necessary body/susp mods.
I do 500 miles pa, they are great for what I want and look good.

the gearing is noticeable affected, and if I was doing a daily driver ...
  Topic: Vitara 1.6 waterproofing
chrisvitarasport94

Replies: 11
Views: 2515

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Sun Jan 11, 2015 10:18 am   Subject: Vitara 1.6 waterproofing
spray grease the back of you lights etc as well, or in some months time one will fail, and you'll find it to be corroded into one rusty lump
  Topic: Would you buy another?
chrisvitarasport94

Replies: 5
Views: 2472

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Sat Dec 13, 2014 6:20 pm   Subject: Would you buy another?
gotta be a VW T4
  Topic: Ex - MOD ground anchor (not pins)
chrisvitarasport94

Replies: 7
Views: 10594

PostForum: 4x4s   Posted: Sun Dec 07, 2014 7:14 pm   Subject: Ex - MOD ground anchor (not pins)
I've got a pair of these ( Vitara SWB ) Ground Anchor - Tee Stake

http://www.forgetec4x4.co.uk/

ideal to get me out of trouble out on my own, and easy to store with a big sledge hammer, and chai ...
  Topic: Vitara body lift thinking about suspension too
chrisvitarasport94

Replies: 3
Views: 1103

PostForum: Suzuki   Posted: Wed Nov 12, 2014 7:36 am   Subject: Vitara body lift thinking about suspension too
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