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The standard wheels are tyres on the Suzuki Jimny are totally fine around town, they're nice and quiet, good for fuel economy and they don't have a problem climbing kerbs.  But I wanna climb more than kerbs. So I went and saw my mates at Bridgestone Shirley who hooked me up with a great wheel and tyre package for the Jimny. I don't drive on the open road too much, I'm mostly either driving around town, or going on a 4WD trip. The rims are 15x8" ROH Black Track steel wheels and the tyres I went for are Goodride 30 / 9.5...

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After our First Day Out with the 4WD Club, I learned that the standard Jimny tow points are just dangerous, so I need to make some changes. You see, the tow points that come on the Jimny from the factory are really just tie-down points for shipping the cars, they're just a basic loop welded to the chassis. The problem there is that when towing the truck forward, the welds can break, and the metal loop can be catapulted straight towards the truck that is towing. Not safe at all! So I sourced some bits to ensure recovery is a...

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We'd been travelling overseas for the last two years, where we spent a year travelling through Mexico and South America, a few months travelling around New Zealand, then 6 months travelling through Europe. While in Croatia in January 2019, we decided it was time to come home and focus on business, but we had some rules: Rule number 1: Life had to remain exciting. So a month later when I saw that Suzuki had released the newest Jimny, I had to learn more. By that time we were in Estonia, so we found the local Suzuki dealership there and went to have...

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