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Back to top. Davy Downey Guest. Land of the Bings. I heard of this happening to some bloke I bought tyres off, the MT tyres he bought to replace the AT tyres he sold me made the transfer box come off its mount with all the extra forces from the grip. I am sure there are ways round it, maybe it can be replaced, if the forum has taught me one thing its that if there is a way round it, someone has done it, you just need to ask them how!
I've got one, 2" body lift some 31x Looking at doing a suspension lift at some point just to gain that little bit more clearance.
Vit totally standard is not as good as a standard SJ As with any 4x4 you can mod it as much as your budget allows to create a monster. Some Vits worthy of note Nick Ingrams.
James Holloways. Dave Jones Superzuki Matt C's orange beast ANd thats just a few from yesteryear. SAE70 has a uber tidy diesel Vit. Can be made quite capable, Commercial, 1. Full underbody skid plate.
Suzuki / Maruti Vitara Tuning
Rear disks,etc etc. Wow Ricardo that vit is stunning, looks very mean! Where did you find a commercial vitara though? Are they called something different? I have never once seen one. Here are 2 from Scotland, Rabs green one which was very capable. I think they are great for lanes but if i were doing pure play days then would consider an SJ.
Not going too far with the lift is important unless you want to spend quite a bit on strengthening other areas. Is the diesel any good in the vit, can imagine the torque is nice! Gotta look out for 'Commercials'scour the bay and local adds, i didnt say it was easy They are out there, R. Bits 4 Vits.Mark all topics read. Sun Mar 24, Atross1.
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Should I modify my Suzuki Grand Vitara?
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Sat Oct 04, Renbo Mat Markey. Mon Aug 11, Mat Markey. Whats best 1st? Thu Jun 26, stoker. J20A engine. Mon Jan 13, steve josh.I have been contemplating buying a Suzuki Grand Vitara as my daily driver, but it will need to be able to handle light duty off-road work. What worries me is the unladen ground clearance of only mm. My main question is this. Does a lift kit just raise the body to gain extra wading depth, or does it actually increase the ground clearance? Your advice would be most welcome.
You can fit slightly larger tyres which give you additional clearance of half the extra tyre diameter — in the case of a small 4WD like the Suzuki that might be around another 10mm or so. Typically body lifts are done so you can run bigger wheels, or to some extent increase approach and depature angles.
Please note that the advice given here is of a general nature and any modifications should be carried out to be compliant with your road regulations, and you should always advise your insurer.
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Leave this field empty. Car Advice. A reader wants help with his Suzuki Grand Vitara for sand work. Hi Robert, I have been contemplating buying a Suzuki Grand Vitara as my daily driver, but it will need to be able to handle light duty off-road work. The Grand Vitara is a superb little offroader, but as you say, clearance may be an issue.
Newsletter Signup First Name: Email address:. June 29, at pm — Reply. Leave a reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Do you need a full-sized spare for country travelling? March 31, Robert Pepper.We take a peek at Vitara tuning and report on the best modifications for this popular SUV from Suzuki or Maruti depending on your region. These are quite light and small for an SUV so will make a good tuning project and with the right performance upgrades you can substantially increase your driving fun.
You can do much to improve the performance of your Vitara with our step by step tuning tips. The key to Vitara tuning is getting the right mods - a lot of money can be wasted if you do it wrong. Improving the handling should be your first priority in your Vitara tuning project. Drop the car by as much as 45mm and fit stiffer dampers, bigger drops will need other modifications in most instances. If you intend to use the car off road then you should just stiffen the suspension a little, perhaps raising the ride height and fitting larger chunky tyres.
Our aim in Vitara engine tuning should be to increase peak power and Torque through the entire rev range. Smaller engines do not provide much of a return in terms of power so start with a bigger engine. Engine swaps are a good option if you have a small engine size. The turbo diesel engines can be readily chipped or remapped for quite a noticeable power hike. These are the mods that are usually performed by our members, decide how far you want to go before you start.
Getting the correct grade of mods for your planned usage of the car is vital. Stage 3 motorsport mods just don't work well on the road difficult in stop start traffic. Your aims when tuning should be a flat and wide torque curve.
You don't want all the torque to be at the top end unless you are creating a motorsport car. In this article we shall give your a good starting base to the best performance parts for your car, but we'd encourage you to spend some time on the site looking into the details of each type of performance modification. Fast road cams offer one of the biggest performance gains for your money as far as a bolt on part goes on a NASP engine. It improves the intake and exhaust flow and pushes up the power if done right.
Ideally you'd add other mods and finish up with a reflashed ECU. TorqueCars would caution you not to go with a motor sports profile cam as this affects the engines idling and general town driving characteristics.
You will need to ensure that the engine is not starved of fuel so will need to uprate the fuelling. If you find you have flat spots and surges after your mods you should check the fuelling and try a higher octane fuel as well. Uprated injectors will enable you to supply sufficient fuel to the engine.Login Visit. Remember Me. Toggle navigation. Suzuki 4WD. Grand Vitara. LJ 4x4. LJ 4x4 LJ80 0. Maruti MGN 1. Suzuki Cars.
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It is also slow and uncomfortable. However, its off-road ability is excellent due mainly to its small size and light weight. On the beach and over dunes it will out perform most 4x4s but its limitations show when asked to climb hills on uneven terrain where its lack of weight and stiff suspension hamper ability. Early models roll over very easily, so a novice driver should be very careful with obstacles taken too fast. When bogging down, even in the worst case, a SJ can be easily dug out.Off-Road Suzuki & EZ DIY LIFT Mods!
Suspension is by solid axles on leaf springs on older models and coil springs on the new. The current model is enlarged marginally and is called Samurai. It offers improved comfort and better features with its revised suspension and a wider track, making it more stable. The long wheelbase models are better working machines and are a favourite with aid organisations operating in Central Africa. Unlike many vehicles often compared to it, the Vitara has a low-range gearbox, equipping the vehicle with reasonable off-road ability.
It does, however, suffer from a lack of clearance. Despite this, and its road tyres and feminine looks, it is surprisingly agile off-road and has even been used for difficult long distance trips into Botswana by some who are more daring than me. Current models have a 4-cylinder, valve double overhead camshaft engine producing kW or a 3-litre, 6-cylinder producing kW. This last one is very nippy and great fun to drive.
My name is James! But it does have true low-range gearing and just enough clearance to be real fun. Searching videos. Browse by Keyword.