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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

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Tyre Sizes - Rough Guide Thread

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25 Sep 2017 19:54 #184490 by 1066Boy
Good memory Jack. The Kaimans in 205/70/15 are the same size as my current 215/75/15.


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
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25 Sep 2017 19:57 #184491 by mattyjoyce

Good memory Jack. The Kaimans in 205/70/15 are the same size as my current 215/75/15.


Now they look aggressive! What are they like on the road?
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25 Sep 2017 20:04 #184493 by 1066Boy
Surprisingly good even in the wet. I have always used this tyre on all my 4x4's over the years and never found anything better off road. The down side is they sound like a old prop plane taking off over 30 mph. :)

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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27 Sep 2017 16:15 #184557 by mattyjoyce


Alan 1066boy had kiamens in standard size before the grabbers I'm sure they're around 700 tall


What are these like on the road? And what are they called?
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27 Sep 2017 17:11 #184565 by jackonlyjack
not to good on wet roads
but you soon get used to them
tyre noise is like a swarm bees a big swarm of bees
i paid 50 a tyre fitted and balanced on five from here but it's not far from me


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27 Sep 2017 17:20 #184568 by 1066Boy
Had them on my Lada Niva before I fitted the Kaimans. Good off road but in time the flint around here cut them and I had to super glue the blocks down for the MOT. :)

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
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27 Sep 2017 17:27 #184571 by jackonlyjack

Had them on my Lada Niva before I fitted the Kaimans. Good off road but in time the flint around here cut them and I had to super glue the blocks down for the MOT. :)

i have 5 deep dish 16" GV steels ounce i get round to painting them these are gone
but new tyre choice is killing me 205/80/16,225/75/16,215/80/16 or try squeezing 750/16 under there :side: :pinch: :S :(

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27 Sep 2017 17:32 #184572 by 1066Boy
Have you done the maths to see what will work?

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27 Sep 2017 18:01 - 27 Sep 2017 18:11 #184576 by jackonlyjack
eerm no lol 29"205/80 a little more for the225's <1/2"
i don't want to buy twice the 215/80 around 30" is what i'd like
and 750<or> 32" will need trimming i'm sure
will be buying new NO re treads this time ;)
add: 30/9.5/15 29"
but i do like the 70's pram look :laugh:
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27 Sep 2017 19:36 #184585 by 1066Boy
215/80/16 will give you 29.5 high and 8.5" wide. :) 30/9.5/16 will be the same height but and inch wider.

Jimny JLX Facelift model 2005.
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2" lift with Procomp Es1000 shocks.
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215/75/15 General Grabber x3's
and a driver called Allan (1066Boy)

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27 Sep 2017 20:44 #184589 by mattyjoyce
Guys I still can't make my mind up I have decided on all terrain tyres (remoulds) but I don't know if I should go for 195/80 or 205/70 is there much difference? I know they are both roughly the same height but will the width help with the off-roading?


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27 Sep 2017 21:00 #184590 by jackonlyjack
I'd go with 195's will be an inch taller ;) fill the arches nice
no difference off road

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