HELP! Vitara brake union / bodylift / compatability

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HELP! Vitara brake union / bodylift / compatability

Post by jimny-dave » Tue Feb 20, 2018 3:10 pm

Hi, I've been working on Jimnys too long and can't remember what Vitara brake unions are like? The one under your right foot on the side of the chassis rail...

I've made some simple brackets for Jimny ones and just wanted to check whether Vitara ones are the same, so figured this was the best place to ask -

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That's my (ZookBOB) one, can anyone confirm that the Vitara one is the same / very similar?

TIA

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Re: HELP! Vitara brake union / bodylift / compatability

Post by Munkee » Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:43 pm

Wotcha Dave.

Vit ones are similar, held on with two bolts. for a 2" body lift, we've always just used the lower union hole with the upper bolt. Does that make sense? It's just held with one bolt.


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Re: HELP! Vitara brake union / bodylift / compatability

Post by jimny-dave » Tue Feb 20, 2018 7:19 pm

Thanks Steve :(|)

So only needed with a 3” body lift then?

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Re: HELP! Vitara brake union / bodylift / compatability

Post by Munkee » Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:18 pm

dunno, never did a 3"!!

There was a site called K9 RDJ that used to have loads of info on it... Owner was a weirdo though... :o) :o)
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Re: HELP! Vitara brake union / bodylift / compatability

Post by jimny-dave » Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:57 am

=)) I'll have to have a dig through the archives then! ;)

My memory is going with age, and spending the last five years fiddling with Jimnys...

I don't remember ever needing to fit a bracket?...

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