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22 May 2017 19:55 #181436 by jackonlyjack
The following user(s) said Thank You: 1066Boy

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22 May 2017 20:25 #181438 by Daniel30
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They used to be cheaper than that inc fitting on black circle site :whistle:

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22 May 2017 20:42 #181439 by jimcraig
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1066Boy wrote: Hi mate. I have been thinking of getting the KL71's in the same size (215/75/15)
I have had comments from others saying that they are a little smaller than published size?
Could you do me a favour and measure how tall yours are? My current tyres are 28"
and I am told these are about the same. I would like it confirmed before I go and buy a set. :)
Also how are you finding them on and off road?


Mine are about 27.7", maybe a touch less.

So far and as far as I can tell they are unreal, have had no issues with traction on road and I drive like a madman! Even in the wet they are very good. Off road they perform just as well, have been mainly using them in mud and super steep rock/clay and they have been performing awesomely, they self clean real well in the mud.

The only negative side I can see to them is that they're directional so either you need two spares or you may have to run one backwards for a bit!

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23 May 2017 06:02 #181445 by 1066Boy
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Thanks for that, they sound just the job for my plans. :)

Jimny JLX Facelift model 2005.
Kashmir Blue Pearl Metallic.
2" lift with Procomp Es1000 shocks.
Diff and transfer box guards from Jimnybits.
215/75/15 General Grabber x3's
and a driver called Allan (1066Boy)

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21 Oct 2017 08:01 - 21 Oct 2017 08:06 #185392 by jimcraig
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Long time since i updated! Been getting heaps done lately on the jim

False floor:

Excuse the mess, I had a bag of pea straw in the back and it tore open :pinch:

I got rid of the old flimsy plastic trim on the rear door and decided to make something more solid, made a proper speaker box to house my 6x9s and a table


Despite lots of naysayers, I made a roof console and it's actually really good! Never hit my head on it and it's a great spot for maps and other bits and bobs



Will also be making a recovery point in the near future similar to this so I don't kill people when I'm getting snatched! (although I never get stuck hehe)


Over the summer I will be working lots and am planning many inches of lift and a tyre diameter increase B) Also looking at building a new custom bar...

Have also been getting back into my other hobby, knife making! Here's a little treat i just finished off


- Nick
Last edit: 21 Oct 2017 08:06 by jimcraig.

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