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Fully Floating Rear Axle Kit (20 Oct 2021)

Brett and Riccy are please to announce the

G&D Floating Axle Kit

This add-in kit enables you to enhance your Gen3 Jimny to a fully floating rear axle

Full details are in the download file below

DOWNLOAD DETAILS HERE

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Upgrading 2 din radio.

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26 May 2021 12:41 - 26 May 2021 12:51 #235394 by Stefan
Good day fellow Jimny folks.

Me, again.

I want to upgrade my current 2 din radio to a 7" touchscreen one. Will this be fun/ challenging or will I be stripping the entire Jimny to do it?

I am looking at these available locally:

m.takealot.com/double-din-car-multi-medi...AvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds

And this one:
m.takealot.com/4g-7-inch-multi-media-car...AvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds
Anyone did something like this on a 2012 Jimny?
Thanks in advance for any help.
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26 May 2021 17:07 #235407 by Gadget
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I've not replaced a stereo in a Gen3, but based on doing a swap in my Gen4 and plenty of other cars, it's usually just a case of making sure you get the right wiring adapters and fascia trim.

You'll need a wiring adapter to change the OEM wiring to an ISO connection, probably an aerial adapter and whatever fascia/trim pieces are needed for your car. I used this site and they list the following for the 2012 Jimny.

www.dynamicsounds.co.uk/vehicles/Suzuki/Jimny/2012

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26 May 2021 19:56 #235417 by Stefan
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It currently has a Jensen JCD-DD6BT radio installed. Does this one still use OEM? I'll have a look at the site and see where I can find these locally, but it won't be from a dealership right?

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26 May 2021 20:12 #235420 by Lambert
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That will probably be on iso plugs and therefore relatively easily changed.

Temeraire (2018 quasar grey automatic)
The last of the gen3s, probably.

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26 May 2021 21:42 #235427 by DrRobin
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I fitted an Xtrons double DIN head unit to my 2011 Jimny, it’s straight forward as the Xtrons have curved corners so fits the Jimny perfectly and the connectors matched up without problem.

I have had a few issues with DAB noise, but an abundance of copper tape and decent earthing sorted that out.

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2011 Blue Jimny SZ3, Xtrons Head Unit, DAB, Front and Rear Cameras, TPMS, K&N, Bosch Aerotwin blades, LED side and interior lights, boot light, parcel shelf, boot box, dash box. Osram Nightbreakers, CTEK Battery Sense.

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